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arn

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Instructions here

I don't yet see any changes in the comparison between the versions before and after the migration to XenForo. Let's see if this appears in green in a comparison …

Hello

Orange juice is healthy and delicious, especially so with medium pulp. It was featured in an episode of House MD as a treatment for scurvy.

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Hello World!

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Revert tool works fine

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it appears to work fine

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Excellent idea! Finally no more hideously long threads from which you have to weed out the details on (I'm looking at you All The Little Things)!

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I like pie. And so do I.

Wow, amazing!

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It works!

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Yes this works.

Meow. (woof..)

It works!

Clever Stuff!

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NOBODY CAN STOP ME NOW!

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Moof! Great idea!

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This is great! Wow!

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Awesome feature!!!!

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Image insertion test using image tool: no worky.




Testing attachments
a is for opple.jpg

Looks like I can make simple edits with no problems.

The unofficial Waiting for Broadwell Mac Pro thread?

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Wow, this is cool.

Well well well if it isn't Michael Scarn...

Yes Arn, editing is working!

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This is a test, this is only a test.

arn said:
Hello World!
I really like the wiki post idea!

Awesome Sauce!

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Half-Life 3 Confirmed?

Random post.


Apple just bought Samsung.
Samsung just bought Apple.

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-ownagepranks

test post

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Hey, how's everything going?
このウィキが好き。。。

Hello from 2018. - Julian Marius Fairfax, 7th of August, 2018.
 

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arn

macrumors god
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We're testing out this wiki post (1st post). Please try editing it and let me know how it goes.

arn
 

Don't panic

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having a drink at Milliways
will anything specific identify a post as a "WIKI", or it is determined just by the presence of the "edit" button?

within a thread, is it only the original post that can be a wiki, or other posts as well?
 

arn

macrumors god
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will anything specific identify a post as a "WIKI", or it is determined just by the presence of the "edit" button?

within a thread, is it only the original post that can be a wiki, or other posts as well?

[Wiki] is prefixed automatically in the thread list and first post.

Only the 1st post can be a wiki.

arn
 

the8thark

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Awesome idea, but how do you ensure this idea is not abused so all the post content is not maliciously deleted?
 

arn

macrumors god
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Awesome idea, but how do you ensure this idea is not abused so all the post content is not maliciously deleted?
A history is kept and can be easily reverted to prior state.

Click on the "last edited by" and you can see (it's not on mobile yet - will add that)
 

SandboxGeneral

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This is an awesome idea. The only problem I'd see happening is vandalism which is common on Wikipedia.
Awesome idea, but how do you ensure this idea is not abused so all the post content is not maliciously deleted?
If you see abuse or vandalism, you can Report (
) the post to us and we can take appropriate action with a user and fix the Wiki if need be.
 

maflynn

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Great idea Arn, this will definitely extend the usefulness of MacRumors and I can see this being helpful to people, in threads like the "all the little things" that we see when iOS and OS X goes into beta.
 

556fmjoe

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Is there a max length of a post or a max number of images in it? Some of these wikis could get pretty huge and might hit those limits.
 

arn

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Is there a max length of a post or a max number of images in it? Some of these wikis could get pretty huge and might hit those limits.
There is a max, but I've bumped them up a bit.

40 images and 60k. Seems like plenty to start.

arn
 

Intell

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This is a pretty neat idea. I like it. In my opinion, the requirement of 5 posts seems a bit low.
 

arn

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200+ posts id say.
for the wiki-type posts to be useful, you need enough pariticpants. That many posts required would reduce the eligible people by too many

arn
 

Huntn

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Thanks for the effort! Please note image insertion tool does not work. I asked in the wiki instruction thread for info on how to work with images, links to images, and uploaded images. Thanks!!

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200+ posts id say.
We really don't need hit and run vandalism. I like 100 posts. :p
 

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