Apocalypse How needs example sorting and wick checks:

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1 Madrugada28th Sep 2011 07:15:24 AM , Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Just what it says on the tin: The scale in Apocalypse How has been reworked, examples and wicks need to be corrected to use the new scale.
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
2 Fighteer28th Sep 2011 11:27:51 AM from the Time Vortex , Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
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It has? I don't see the changes on the main article. Or is that what was decided on? It appeared that the TRS article was ongoing, but I wasn't following it avidly.

edited 28th Sep '11 11:28:29 AM by Fighteer

3 Madrugada28th Sep 2011 12:00:26 PM , Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
I thought the new scales had been put on the Main page. They hadn't been. They are now. The old scales are on the discussion page for reference.
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4 Fighteer28th Sep 2011 12:36:57 PM from the Time Vortex , Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
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Wow, all the subpages need reclassifying. This is a huge task.
5 Madrugada28th Sep 2011 12:44:39 PM , Relationship Status: In season
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And we figured that simply splitting into subpages by media would work best, considering how many possible classification combinations there are (48, unless my math has utterly failed me, although some of them are nonsensical, like Regional/Physical Annihilation or Multiversal/Species Extinction).

But yeah, huge.

edited 28th Sep '11 12:45:11 PM by Madrugada

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6 Deboss29th Sep 2011 12:41:21 AM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
I'll take a stab at it come Friday.
7 Nohbody30th Sep 2011 09:51:25 AM from Somewhere in Dixie , Relationship Status: Mu
Just zis guy
Crap. I thought the ones that were up when the first thread post was made were the revised ones, and did some editing accordingly.

Ugh, now things are probably all screwed up, and I don't have the time to change stuff at the moment. sad
8 Deboss30th Sep 2011 01:27:02 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Okay, it's Friday, and I'm only mildly sleepy, I can start on sorting into medium pages, and modifying them to list the stuff right.
Dragon Writer
Bump. Anyone have any updates to share?
I've just been looking at the wicks for this, since I discovered the reworking of the scale. I'm starting to do some cleanup on it but I wondered about the main page and the subpages - I would be happy to sit down and laboriously reclassify everything by media type, but I'm not too confident on the technical side of creating subpages (or using folders?). I also don't know if Deboss has done any work on it - the main page hasn't changed but it would be silly to replicate the sorting if Deboss is doing it in a sandbox mode or something that I don't know about.

Edit: Found the sandbox page (Apocalypse How), there has indeed been some work done on it. I'll start checking whether all the examples have been done yet and carry on if not.

edited 2nd Feb '12 4:59:03 AM by Atalan

Progress update - I am in the middle of the job of resorting examples. I have reorganised everything by genre, alphabetized them, and am now going through example by example to combine duplicates and re-classify everything. I'm doing all this in text files for now so as not to leave the page missing examples or in a half finished state. I'm trying not to cut anything out unless it's honestly a duplicate, although I am trimming for natter as I go.
12 SantosLHalper24th May 2012 05:24:30 PM from The Canterlot of the North
A Gentlecolt and a Bard
I made a thread in the TRS about the exact same issue as this thread, and was pointed here (sort of).

So did this special effort ever get anywhere? If not, then I advocate starting this up again.
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13 lu1275th Jun 2012 08:28:22 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Looking at the page, it looks like the examples have been reorganised in the subpages, have they not?

I'll take a stab at the wicks.
14 lu12716th Jun 2012 04:49:23 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Apocalypse How A wicks have been sorted.
15 Nohbody16th Jun 2012 07:57:40 AM from Somewhere in Dixie , Relationship Status: Mu
Just zis guy
I knew there was something to do... I'll get the Posleen War Series stuff straightened out after Legend Of Korra.
I don't get how the new classification works. It seems there are huge gaps between the severity classifications. I tried to modify the article on Iji to have it reflect the new classification for the Alpha Strike, but ran into problems; it's not class 2, because the Alpha Strike affects all life equally; it's not class 3 either because, again, it affects all life and has absolutely nothing to do with separate species whatsoever; finally the low-powered version is not class 4 either because there are survivors, the human ones of which have been reduced to pre-industrial/agricultural society (which is class 2). Maybe the descriptions of the classes are just badly worded, and "Species extinction" should be "Nearly all life of all species or at least one dominant species is destroyed", in which case the low-powered Alpha Strike would fit in "Planetary/Class 3"
17 Willbyr30th Jan 2013 10:34:09 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Where are we at with this?
18 lu12731st Jan 2013 01:50:28 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
I got through A and partway through B, but it's too big of a task because it needs huge discussion pulling. Moving this to short term.
19 Xtifr15th Feb 2013 04:27:08 PM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
World's Toughest Milkman
Might it be worth renaming the subpages? I can't help but feel that the actual names of the pages may be contributing to misuse.
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