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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.
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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 this one? ++Str 18:40, 19 February 2007 (CET)
I like it. :) 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... ;) --Kronzky 20:29, 19 February 2007 (CET)

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