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*[[ÁrTal]], our citizens' directory, is functional and ready for useJust scroll down this page!
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*Do you want to help out?  Try editing up some of our [[:Category:Stubs|stub articles]] and filling them in!
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*Please remember to put new pages into [[Help:Category|categories]], and make sure another page links to them - that is, if you ever want anyone to see them!
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*Are you new to the country?  Check out the [[TalossaWiki:New Citizen's Guide|New Citizen's Guide]]!
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*Try playing the game, "How Many Clicks to the King?"  Hit "Random Page" on the left, and see how many links it takes you to get to [[King John]]You can usually do it in only two!
 
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We need all sorts of contributions, and even if you don't know anything about the formatting of a wiki like this one, you can still go in and add text and descriptions about your favorite part of Talossa.  Once you're [[TalossaWiki:Citizen registration|registered and approved by an administrator]], then just click the "Edit" tab at the top of any page, and it will open so that you can edit the text.  When you're done, click "Submit," and your changes will be visible to everyone!  If you need help getting started, please see the archived proceedings of the [[University]]'s [[Class|instructional seminar on wiki-editing]].
 
We need all sorts of contributions, and even if you don't know anything about the formatting of a wiki like this one, you can still go in and add text and descriptions about your favorite part of Talossa.  Once you're [[TalossaWiki:Citizen registration|registered and approved by an administrator]], then just click the "Edit" tab at the top of any page, and it will open so that you can edit the text.  When you're done, click "Submit," and your changes will be visible to everyone!  If you need help getting started, please see the archived proceedings of the [[University]]'s [[Class|instructional seminar on wiki-editing]].
  
If you are an experienced wiki-editor, then you can do even more things to help out - our simple templates and help pages can be greatly improved, if you have the knowledge. Please remember to only upload images that we are legally allowed to use, and select the appropriate image rights template from the dropdown box when you upload an image.  You can make a big difference with just a few hours of your time!  [[Special:WantedPages|Here]] are some of our most wanted pages.
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Make a page about yourself, if one doesn't already exist!  Remember, it's not Facebook or a promotional flyer - it's an encyclopedia article about your time in Talossa!  Check out the page on [[Ian Eschemplarh]] to see how an article about a person should look!
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If you are an experienced wiki-editor, then you can do even more things to help out - jump right in! Please remember to only upload images that we are legally allowed to use, and select the appropriate image rights template from the dropdown box when you upload an image.  You can make a big difference with just a few hours of your time!  [[Special:WantedPages|Here]] are some of our most wanted pages.
  
{{hatnote|It might be helpful to look at our [[Image:Book.png|25px|link=TalossaWiki:Manual of style]][[TalossaWiki:Manual of style|Manual of Style]].}}
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{{hatnote|It might be helpful to look at our {{MoS}}.}}
  
 
There are different pages for the offices of the government, the royal household, and just about everything else.  You can add to them!  To do so, there are numerous helpful templates:
 
There are different pages for the offices of the government, the royal household, and just about everything else.  You can add to them!  To do so, there are numerous helpful templates:
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*To cite the [[Organic Law (text)|Organic Law]], you can use <nowiki>{{org}} like so: {{org|3|1}}</nowiki> links to Article 3, Section 1 ({{org|3|1}}).
 
*To cite the [[Organic Law (text)|Organic Law]], you can use <nowiki>{{org}} like so: {{org|3|1}}</nowiki> links to Article 3, Section 1 ({{org|3|1}}).
 
*Some Talossan words with diacritical marks can be written by a standard Anglophone keyboard using templates such as <nowiki>{{pengo}} or {{fio}}</nowiki>, which supply the diacriticized Talossan words for you as {{pengo}} or {{fio}}.  A template also exists for Talossan money; to list an amount such as 5 louis or 6 louis 3 bence, you can type <nowiki>5{{l}} or 6{{b}}3</nowiki> to produce 5{{l}} or 6{{b}}3.  A full list of these substitution templates can be found at [[:Category:Name templates]].
 
*Some Talossan words with diacritical marks can be written by a standard Anglophone keyboard using templates such as <nowiki>{{pengo}} or {{fio}}</nowiki>, which supply the diacriticized Talossan words for you as {{pengo}} or {{fio}}.  A template also exists for Talossan money; to list an amount such as 5 louis or 6 louis 3 bence, you can type <nowiki>5{{l}} or 6{{b}}3</nowiki> to produce 5{{l}} or 6{{b}}3.  A full list of these substitution templates can be found at [[:Category:Name templates]].
*United States dollars and cents are automatically converted to Talossan currency with the [[Template:Lb|Lb template]].  Convert $1.67 like so: <nowiki>{{lb|1.67}}</nowiki> .  It will be produce the following on the page:{{lb|1.67}}.
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*United States dollars and cents are automatically converted to Talossan currency with the [[Template:Lb|Lb template]].  Convert $1.67 like so: <nowiki>{{lb|1.67}}</nowiki> .  It will produce the following:{{lb|1.67}}.
 
*To append the Talossan year to the Gregorian year, use the [[:Template:Year|year template]].  For example, <nowiki>{{year|2004}}</nowiki> produces "{{year|2004}}."
 
*To append the Talossan year to the Gregorian year, use the [[:Template:Year|year template]].  For example, <nowiki>{{year|2004}}</nowiki> produces "{{year|2004}}."
  
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*TalossaWiki is '''not''' for campaigning or vendettas!
 
*TalossaWiki is '''not''' for campaigning or vendettas!
 
*Many of the prominent past and present citizens of Talossa are with us, so please be careful what you say.
 
*Many of the prominent past and present citizens of Talossa are with us, so please be careful what you say.
*Individual pages on citizens will turn up on search engines.  If you are uncomfortable with having your TalossaWiki page featured on Google, then please only list yourself under your Talossan name. ''Note: On the other hand, ArTal pages are not listed on search engines.''
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*Individual pages on citizens will turn up on search engines.  If you are uncomfortable with having your TalossaWiki page featured on Google, then please only list yourself under your Talossan name.
 
*If you and another citizen disagree, please try to resolve the issue amicably.  Try to be fair in your descriptions.  Even if discussion becomes heated, please remember that everything you say is preserved, permanently, forever, as a function of the wiki software.  Stay polite.
 
*If you and another citizen disagree, please try to resolve the issue amicably.  Try to be fair in your descriptions.  Even if discussion becomes heated, please remember that everything you say is preserved, permanently, forever, as a function of the wiki software.  Stay polite.
 
*In cases of serious disagreement, the Minister of Stuff and his appointed officials have ultimate authority to decide the content of TalossaWiki.
 
*In cases of serious disagreement, the Minister of Stuff and his appointed officials have ultimate authority to decide the content of TalossaWiki.

Latest revision as of 10:29, 2 June 2014

Community Message Board
  • Do you want to help out? Try editing up some of our stub articles and filling them in!
  • Please remember to put new pages into categories, and make sure another page links to them - that is, if you ever want anyone to see them!
  • Try playing the game, "How Many Clicks to the King?" Hit "Random Page" on the left, and see how many links it takes you to get to King John! You can usually do it in only two!