Wiki edit by newbie? (in General)


Shadowsparkle [Jago] October 16 2005 5:06 AM EDT

I don't think someone who is a member of Carnage Blender 2 since October 13, 2005 should edit the wiki like this?

All recent edits

* Almuric's "How To Get To The Top" renamed by Stryfe; old name: Almuric's 'How to Get to the Top' Guide
* 3-Minion Teams revised by Stryfe at 12:04 AM EDT
comment: edit
* 1-Minion Teams revised by Stryfe at 12:04 AM EDT
comment: edit
* 1-Minion Teams revised by Stryfe at 12:03 AM EDT
comment: edit
* 2-Minion Teams revised by Stryfe at 12:03 AM EDT
comment: edit
* General renamed by Stryfe; old name: general
* General created by Stryfe at 12:00 AM EDT
* Game Strategies revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:59 PM EDT
comment: edit
* EM revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:59 PM EDT
comment: edit
* EM revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:58 PM EDT
comment: edit
* 3-Minion Teams renamed by Stryfe; old name: 3-Minion
* 2-Minion Teams renamed by Stryfe; old name: 2-Minion
* 2-Minion Teams renamed by Stryfe; old name: 2-Minion
* 1-Minion Teams renamed by Stryfe; old name: 1-Minion
* Wiki Home revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:56 PM EDT
comment: edit
* Game Strategies revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:52 PM EDT
comment: edit for keyword
* EM revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:51 PM EDT
comment: edit for keyword
* EM revised by Stryfe at October 15 2005 11:50 PM EDT
comment: edit for keyword
* 3-Minion Teams renamed by Stryfe; old name: 3-minion Strategies
* 2-Minion Teams renamed by Stryfe; old name: 2-minion Strategies

On the other hand I don't know much of wiki-editing, so I don't know if or what he changed at all.

Ash Ketchum October 16 2005 6:28 AM EDT

Looks to me like all he did was pretty much just re-worded a few things and capitalized them as well.

AdminShade October 16 2005 7:01 AM EDT

He added some things and fixed some typo's perhaps, I see nothing too wrong with it... yet

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] October 17 2005 2:42 PM EDT

I don't mind someone new coming and lending a hand, but is it quite necessary to have all of that on the main wiki page? I mean, I was told from some veterans that 1/2/3/4 minion strategies weren't even that important, and not exactly how all strategies are based around. So I think just a general page explaining all the different categories of strategies is a pretty sound idea.

Stryfe October 17 2005 8:36 PM EDT

I got some complaints from people who never checked to see what I edited, I just rearranged some things and edited keywords to make it easier to navigate.

Its a promise I never did anything negative to Wiki if anyone thinks I did something malicious.

Sukotto [lookingglas] October 17 2005 9:10 PM EDT

Any registered person can edit the wiki. All changed are recorded so dumb edits can be backed out.

That's the whole point of a wiki.

Shadowsparkle [Jago] October 18 2005 4:16 AM EDT

Stryfe, my point was that someone who is a member for 3 days probably don't know enough of the game.
I see nothing wrong if you keep it at fixing typos and things like this, though.

Special J October 18 2005 10:25 AM EDT

There is nothing wrong with him editing.

As it has been said before, that is why the wiki exists, if we thought new users should not be able to edit it, we could set it up as such. Edits are logged and the prior pages are saved, if someone goofs it up (it has happened several times) it can be reverted.

Maelstrom October 18 2005 10:36 AM EDT

A new player wants to clean up the wiki? Great! Let him do the hard work! ;)

The way I see it, the wiki is primarily meant to help new players learn about the game, so maybe a new player would do the best job of organizing the material so that it is most easily understood.

And sure, older players use the wiki too, but we (hopefully!) know how the game works, and where to find the info we want.

Shadowsparkle [Jago] October 18 2005 11:05 AM EDT

You're right Maelstrom. I have to admit I haven't looked at it this way. :)
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