Too many empty linked pages (thanks to the footer templates)

Discussion in 'Mac Guides' started by mainstreetmark, Nov 30, 2005.

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    mainstreetmark

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    #1
    This page http://guides.macrumors.com/Special:Wantedpages is useless.

    The creation of those footers that link to every Mac is certainly a good idea, however, it really distorts the Wanted Pages thing and makes it hard to figure out what to work on.

    I propose we either:

    1. Un-link the unfinished articles in the footers (for now!)
    2. Form a tiger-team and knock out ALL those missing Mac/iPod/whatever pages in short order, so that "WantedPages" gets back to random stuff.
     
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    840quadra

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    #2
    Or if you are worried you can start filling some in ;) .

    I think the page is a good idea, as long as it isn't on the front page, and showing how many blank pages we have right away, to anyone that visits. I have tried to help by completing the Quadra840, and LC pages.

    My vote is that we leave it, but make it less easy to stumble upon possibly.

    840
     
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    Mechcozmo

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    #3
    The PowerBook G4 Aluminum page is ready.

    And I have an idea on how to take care of all this empty pages...
    1. We get the pages ready with a correct layout. Overview, specs, history, all that. But leave 'em blank.
    2. Open to the public of MacRumors
    3. Keep a careful watch on them
    4. Lather, Rinse, Repeat.

    Sound like a good idea? The only thing that this requires us to do is have us keep close watch on the pages to make sure information is correct, etc. But the minions-- er, valued members of MacRumors can help out this way. I'm sure that quite a number of them know at least something about various elderly Macs.
     
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    840quadra

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    #4
    Not #4, The last time I did that my G5 Electrocuted me, and it wouldn't boot for a week!

    I ned to get typing and do a few more classic pages! The plan is interesting, I just don't know how to work with the software well enough to help implement it!
     
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    Mechcozmo

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    #5
    I know even less about the software, but my Mac 512K requires a good bath every now and again.
     

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