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'''Welcome''' to the '''village pump'''. This is the place for editors and sysops to meet, and talk about technical issues, policies, as well as ongoing and upcoming projects. Please use the table below to find the most appropriate section to post in, or use the miscellaneous section.<br>If you want a quick overview, you can also view [[Village Pump (all)|all sections at once]].  
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'''Welcome''' to the '''Village Pump'''. This is the place for editors and sysops to meet, and talk about technical issues, policies, as well as ongoing and upcoming projects. Please use the table below to find the most appropriate section to post in, or use the miscellaneous section.<br>If you want a quick overview, you can also view [[Village Pump (all)|all sections at once]].  
  
 
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=We need a new graphic!=
 
A call to all of the screenshot artists out there - '''The Village Pump needs a new header graphic!'''
 
 
Now, with ArmA being out, we would like to replace the current graphic with something more current and appropriate from Armed Assault. It should be an image that represents the community this Wiki is supposed to be (so no battle pictures). Also keep in mind the pretty wide dimensions.
 
 
If you do have an image you think might fit here, post a link to it (you can also upload it to the Wiki), and once we have a few we'll pick the most popular one.
 
 
:: What about [http://str.rival.cz/items/VillagePump.jpg this one]? ++[[User:Str|Str]] 18:40, 19 February 2007 (CET)
 
 
::: I like it. :) [[User:Hoz|hoz]] 18:54, 19 February 2007 (CET)
 
::::Actually, to me this looks more like a bunch of soldiers trying to break up a peaceful gathering of civilians.
 
::::''But perhaps I just have an overly active imagination''... ;)  --[[User:Kronzky|Kronzky]] 20:29, 19 February 2007 (CET)
 
And Here is my contribution ,neilreed101 [http://img530.imageshack.us/img530/5224/villagepumpnewcopyml6.jpg]
 
Flying a patrol and noticed a meeting going on in the town centre.. so I captured it for a potential "Village Pump" header graphic. [http://community.bistudio.com/wikidata/images/c/c0/ArmA_Village_Pump_Questor.jpg Staff Meeting] - Q.
 
 
Here are possible banners that i made, choose whatever you like guys.
 
[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/USSRsniper/banner1.jpg]
 
[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/USSRsniper/banner2.jpg]
 
[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/USSRsniper/banner3.jpg]
 
[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/USSRsniper/banner4.jpg]
 
- USSRsniper.
 
 
:[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/USSRsniper/banner2.jpg] as my vote. --[[User:Raedor|raedor]] 11:35, 22 December 2007 (CET)
 
:[http://community.bistudio.com/wikidata/images/c/c0/ArmA_Village_Pump_Questor.jpg Staff Meeting] is my favorite so far. The beach pictures are a good idea, but they should be taken at better weather, I think the pictures are too dark. On the other hand, whats the point of having a beachfire at 12 noon ... well ... its never too early to barbecue :) --[[User:False2000|False2000]] 12:49, 17 January 2008 (CET)
 
  
 
= Welcome, Newbies =
 
= Welcome, Newbies =

Latest revision as of 00:53, 24 August 2012

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Welcome to the Village Pump. This is the place for editors and sysops to meet, and talk about technical issues, policies, as well as ongoing and upcoming projects. Please use the table below to find the most appropriate section to post in, or use the miscellaneous section.
If you want a quick overview, you can also view all sections at once.

News
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News about BI and this Wiki.

Policy
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Discuss existing and proposed, new policies.

Proposals
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New proposals that are not policy related.

Things To Do
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Areas of the Biki that need attention.

Assistance
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Request assistance for the creation and update of content.

Technical
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Technical issues related to the MediaWiki software.

Miscellaneous
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Topics that do not fit into any other category.

Welcome, Newbies

Somebody recently remarked that "the wiki scares the public crowd off." [1]

Is that really the case? How was your first impression when coming to this Wiki. What were the major hurdles you had to overcome? Have you heard any responses from other people regarding this (or other) Wikis?

I set up a page where you can leave your experiences, and where we can discuss what to do to make this place a bit less "scary" and how to flatten that learning curve a bit: Village Pump (technical): New Users