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Zant
Ccbermanzzpedia – it hurts it hurts it hurts it hurts it hurts (make my day)
TALK – 22:45, July 28, 2010 (UTC) Timeline My edits ?x?
This may very well be the most important thing to happen on this wiki in a good while: A page for rules. I've gotten so tired of having to explain rules and making sure that I'm aware of any breach in rules. I'm not talking about rules for blocking, I'm talking about rules for coding, editing, blogs, article naming, user talk pages, archieving, everything else that I can't think of at this moment. We have so many unwritten rules that it is getting out of hand. What I propose that we make a hub-page that links to several smaller pages that are devided up based on what they are about.

First I want to know if the community wants this and how they want it layed out. Second if the community does want it I want us to think of all the rules we know and post them. Third I want us to make the pages.

Thoughts?

Gyorg (Majora's Mask)
Isdrakthül – "Lost souls wander where they don't belong.
Bring them rest with the Sun's Song."

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I'm in favor of writing the rules down.


Wart
WATCHER – I am the all-seeing eye. I am the light in the darkness. The defender of the world. I am Watcher.
TALK Best Way To is making a comeback. Come to the Watchtower to get in on it.
Sounds like a good idea. Would be nice to have a place so new people aren't confused by what they can and can't do.
Gekko
McGillivray227 – Your side is the one where everyone is dead and there are no exits. My side is the one filled with hope, love, and submachine guns. -- Gordon Freeman, Freeman's Mind
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This is obviously a great idea. I like the idea of a hub-page with links to several smaller pages for specific rules. There are just so many unwritten rules, it just isn't funny anymore.
Valoo
Black Dragon Laguz – "Come on!" -One of the only times in the series where Link talks.
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Yes, I think we definitely need a page about all the rules.

Yes, especially seeing how, if rules apply to one wiki, they should apply to ALL wikis, even if it ruins them. I'm an egalitarian kind of person. Weedle McHairybug (talk) 00:52, July 29, 2010 (UTC)

Zant
Ccbermanzzpedia – Golly jeezus, tis is somethin'-IDK(seriously I Don't Know)--thats the full title.....NOT i just lyk saying golly jeezus......o lordy i cant stop! wait i just did. i cant think anymore BLAAAAAAA!
TALK – 01:04, July 29, 2010 (UTC) Timeline My edits ?x?
Doesn't work that way. We follow Wikia's general rules, but we have to make up rules that best fit this wiki. If every wiki had to follow every other's wiki rules, there would be nothing new on each one and it would boring.
Pedestal of Time (Ocarina of Time)
Jedimasterlink – Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. --Martin Luther King, Jr.
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We definitely need to write down the rules for editing here. The hub-page idea sounds good to me. One page with all the rules would wind up looking like Wikipedia's, which I doubt many people will ever read since it's so long. Bite-sized pieces are easier to digest.
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Yes, that would be an extremly good idea, and would benefit a lot of users, and maby add a link to the welcome message too

MAH BOI, this rule page is what all true users strive for!--Hylianhero777 (talk) 12:04, July 29, 2010 (UTC)


Midna Laughing
The Midna – 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749445923078164
TALK – 22:00, July 29, 2010 (UTC)
That's a good idea, but aren't there too many rules to write down? I guess it would be a very gradual, slow process.
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Well, we would write down the ones specific to this wiki


Link Artwork 4 (The Minish Cap)
TheUltimateHokage88 – "IT'S A SECRET TO EVERYBODY." --Secret Moblin
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I'm up for a page for rules. I think it would be a great idea.


Wart
WATCHER – I am the all-seeing eye. I am the light in the darkness. The defender of the world. I am Watcher.
TALK Best Way To is making a comeback. Come to the Watchtower to get in on it.
Who's going to write this anyways? It'd have to be someone like AK or Joe. Richard, maybe?
Gyorg (Majora's Mask)
Isdrakthül – "This 3D stuff is great! It looks like there are actually people shooting at us!"
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Who is Richard?
Wart
WATCHER – I am the all-seeing eye. I am the light in the darkness. The defender of the world. I am Watcher.
TALK Best Way To is making a comeback. Come to the Watchtower to get in on it.
I forget his full name, but he's top admin. Really hard to reach, though...
Gyorg (Majora's Mask)
Isdrakthül – "This 3D stuff is great! It looks like there are actually people shooting at us!"
TALK Code page 850 - Zelda Game the First - Reviews
The only Richard I could find was Richard1990, but the ListUsers thing says that he's a rollbacker, not an admin...
Pedestal of Time (Ocarina of Time)
Jedimasterlink – You say I need a life? Where can I download one of those?
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Richard used to be an admin here, but like many others, his inactivity led to the loss of his rights. As for who writes this, I imagined it would be a collective effort since there is a ton of stuff to remember.
Full Body Link
Mr kmil – "It is not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit." -Zachariah 4:6
TALK – Come to Church, we have cookies
I'm in favor of writing down the rules. And if I can find all of them, I'll write them down myself.
Malo
MaloMart – Tomorrow we'll be far away, tomorrow is the judgement day, tomorrow we'll discover what our God in Heaven has in store! One more dawn... One more day... One day moooooooooore!
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I love rules! I'd write it if I could find them all.
Sheikah Emblem
TheNewSheik – Shadow is neither dark nor light, is the twilight between Hyrule perfection and the greed of the people…
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I agree, we need it.
Triforce (Ocarina of Time)
TriforceofEpicness – "The Great Sea consists of 48% water, 18% Hyrule, 9% islands, 7% pollutants, 11% salt, 2% dead enemies, 4% epicness, and 1% Tingle."-Me on the Great Sea, post Zelda Eternity Marathon.
TALK – August 14, 2010. 11:47 AM
I'm all in favor for writing down the rules. When I started to edit on this wiki, I didn't know any of the rules, so I had to learn them through trial and error. Rules would make things much easier for newcomers.
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TALK REVIEWS-FEATURED REVIEW-TMC WALKTHROUGH-EDIT COUNT-23:16, August 17, 2010 (UTC)
It is definitely needed.
Small Deku Guard
Fooster – what if I-NO can i jus-NO oh come o-NO.
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yeah go for it. we need to be told whats what.
NotSpocksPic
Not Spock – Oh, God! I didn't sign up for this! Not aliens, man! That's it, I am out! Seriously, we're fighting aliens now? Innies were bad enough, now we got freakin' aliens? I'm out, man. O-U-T, out! Lemme tell you, whatever you do, don't let them bite you. I hear if one of those little ones bites you, you turn into one! Imagine it, man, we're all going to turn into little methane-sucking freaks! They're going to strap us up with tanks and have us fighting on their side! Not me, man, I'm out! They're not going to get me. No way I'm turning into no |squid-faced alien freak! I bet that's what those big monkey-looking Brute things are! They're for us, man! They're us, turned Covie and fighting ourselves, man! Oh, God! No way, not me. No way, no way, no way, oh, God, no, no, no, no -Shell-Shocked Trooper, Halo Reach
TALK – 21:16, August 19, 2010 (UTC)
It's a good idea.

Rules

Right now, I would say the community is in agreement about this. So, with that out of the way, we should start brainstorming all the rules that basically relate to everything. I'm pretty sure I know most of the rules here, but for some reason I can't remember any right now. I'll come back later when I can.-- C2 / CC 15:02, August 23, 2010 (UTC)

I made a template a long time back here that contains a lot of stuff, most notably in this situation, the coding. You're welcome to take anything from it in writing up some sort of stylistic rules page if that's what your'e going for.—Triforce 14Triforce4 04:25, September 22, 2010 (UTC)

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