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Why don't you use the DansDeals Wiki?

What's a wiki?
7 (18.4%)
I do, I wish everyone else would contribute as well
14 (36.8%)
It's too much of a hassle to use
11 (28.9%)
Who needs a wiki anyway?
6 (15.8%)

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Author Topic: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???  (Read 4764 times)

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #30 on: October 03, 2011, 11:52:56 PM »
Valid point, I would put it on the forums main page until there is something to show.

Meh. We know about it and we still don't frequent the wiki. Personally I find it too cumbersome to use, granted I'd use it more if I knew many people went there (first) when looking for information.
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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #31 on: October 03, 2011, 11:55:37 PM »
Meh. We know about it and we still don't frequent the wiki. Personally I find it too cumbersome to use, granted I'd use it more if I knew many people went there (first) when looking for information.

It's a catch 22. Only chance of it being of any use is to try breaking the cycle. Granted there is a good chance it won't help but what do you lose by trying?

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #32 on: October 04, 2011, 01:53:15 PM »
Why not atleast have a link on the DDF main page to the wiki?
The wiki isn't really a main page kinda of thing it's more a part of the forums. Integration with the forums would be a lot better than a main page link.

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #33 on: October 04, 2011, 01:57:04 PM »
The wiki isn't really a main page kinda of thing it's more a part of the forums. Integration with the forums would be a lot better than a main page link.

I agree but they seem to be saying that thats not going to be happening anytime soon. Wouldn't it make sense then to atleast have it accessible from DDF instead of keeping it as a separate entity?

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #34 on: October 04, 2011, 02:46:50 PM »
Meh. We know about it and we still don't frequent the wiki. Personally I find it too cumbersome to use, granted I'd use it more if I knew many people went there (first) when looking for information.
Agreed. If we can somehow have a wiki link at the OP of many of these threads (Dan can be asked to insert it at any point), it may help.

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #35 on: October 04, 2011, 02:49:32 PM »
Just make a post here with a link to any wiki and any thread and I'll be happy to insert it into the OP.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2011, 04:51:08 PM »
What are the necessary qualifications to post on the wiki?

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2011, 05:47:21 PM »
What are the necessary qualifications to post on the wiki?

Post count of 100+

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2011, 06:00:20 PM »
Post count of 100+

It's not letting me login. Same user id and pass?

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #39 on: October 11, 2011, 06:02:31 PM »
It's not letting me login. Same user id and pass?

Try logging in on DDF and then go to the wiki URL.
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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #40 on: October 11, 2011, 06:03:31 PM »
Try logging in on DDF and then go to the wiki URL.

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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #42 on: January 21, 2013, 02:52:38 PM »
Didn't even know there was a regular wiki, thought there was only the thread wiki.
The thread wiki is much better though   :D :P
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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #43 on: January 21, 2013, 03:04:15 PM »
So, we finally have a wiki up at http://www.DansDeals.com/wiki, but it doesn't seem to be getting much use. Anyone care to comment?
Prediction: It will be used at first then you will find out it has been a waste of time. Please make me eat crow!!!
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Re: We asked for a wiki, got it, now we don't use it... Why not???
« Reply #44 on: January 21, 2013, 03:06:30 PM »
OK yuneeq, who are you? I don't think you're JEWDA, you come off much more pleasant, but you are NOT new here.
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