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.
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– 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) TimelineMy 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.
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.
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.
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.
I love rules! I'd write it if I could find them all.
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.
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.
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.
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 14 04:25, September 22, 2010 (UTC)