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This page is intended as the "main kiosk".
Places for General Discussion
- Within the wiki, general discussion can go in the Issuepedia:Commons area.
- 2007-03-31 Issuepedia:Promotion: ideas, and a decision to make...
- 2007-02-20 Join us in the new ethics channel on VillageIRC!
- News about the site goes on the Current events page (though maybe that should be Issuepedia:Current events...)
- Issuepedia's mission is here. We invite contributions on any serious subject (silly subjects can go in The HypertWiki or Uncyclopedia), and we are not afraid of flame wars.
Needed "About" Pages
- Issuepedia:editorial guidelines
- Issuepedia:editing techniques including a guide to (or at least a listing of) available templates and MediaWiki features particular to Issuepedia
- Note the View and manipulate interwiki data Special page, which shows all of the available interwiki links. (Many of these are dead links or links to irrelevant sites, and should eventually be removed; feel free to suggest candidates for adding or removing in the Issuepedia:Commons area.)
Ways to Contribute
- Read the User Guide, and do a couple of items on the list
- Find a needy article, and help it
- see also Issuepedia:Editorial Review
- Look for a discussion that interests you, and jump in!
- Find a nonexistent page referred to by a lot of other pages, and start it
- Create an article about any issue you believe to be important
- If the page already exists, add more relevant information
- Look at our proposals; make comments or even suggest your own.
somewhat outdated suggestions
This page is in need of updating. The pages linked in this section need updating and reorganizing. They should probably be moved to the Project: namespace if they're still useful.
- Looking for information? Ask in the Frequently Arising Questions section.
- Know where to find information, or how to go about locating it? Pick a Frequently Arising Question and find the answer – or just make notes on your sources.
- Sources Needed has items of information to be verified; you can add new items, or try to find sources for existing ones
- If you find some interesting articles or information and aren't sure where to add the links or references, try the Snippets area.
Categories of Note
Most of the interesting action on this site is taking place in these areas:
- Terms of Convenience - newish concepts which needed some way to talk about them
- Issues - things about which people disagree
- Rhetorical Deceptions - ways in which words are sometimes used to confuse rather than enlighten
- Seeds and seedlings - articles needing expansion
See also the Main Page for new articles and active discussions.
Spin-off projects currently under discussion: