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Ccbermanzzpedia – Why So Serious?(come on must i have to do this?)
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.


Gyorg (Majora's Mask)
Isdrakthül – "It is funny because the squirrel gets dead!"
TALK Code page 850 - Zelda Game the First - Reviews
I'm in favor of writing the rules down.

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.
McGillivray227 – Yeah, that's perfectly clear, Mickey, yeah. Just give me a minute to confer with my colleague. [...] Did you understand a single word of what he just said? -- Turkish, Snatch
TALK My Sandbox · Games I've Played · Four Swords Adventures Walkthrough
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.
Black Dragon Laguz – "That's the Garo Master... You can't fight him like an ordinary Garo. Just dodge those swords..."-Tatl
TALK Userboxes - Zelda game reviews
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)

Ccbermanzzpedia 133t
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 – "..." --Link
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 – You can use an algorithm to solve a logarithm, but you can't use a logarithm to solve an algorithm.
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 – "Find the computer room!" --Vector the Crocodile
I'm up for a page for rules. I think it would be a great idea.

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 – "Hello! Would you like to be stabbed with a variety of sharp implements?"
TALK Code page 850 - Zelda Game the First - Reviews
Who is Richard?
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 – "Relax. I'm a doctor."
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 – Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. --Vernon Sanders Law
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 – Waterboarding Bambi!!
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.
MaloMart – You want arrows? Well, including delivery expenses, it comes to 15 Rupees for 10 arrows...
TALK Got a need for speed? My Zelda Game My Other Zelda Game The Legend of Zelda Movies The Legend of the Postman Operation: QuoteUnquote Questions
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…
TALK – Favorite article: Sheikah
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.
The Legend of Zelda - Ocarina of Time (logo)
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It is definitely needed.
Small Deku Guard
Fooster – it was a natural death. he fell out a window, hows that natural? the building was 16 stories. ... if you fall that far your naturally going to die.
TALK Fooster (talk) i am a magical deku mage!
yeah go for it. we need to be told whats what.
Not Spock – I am the Walrus!!!!
TALK – 21:16, August 19, 2010 (UTC)
It's a good idea.


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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