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[quote name='jod123']Glad to see great progress been made since the last time I was on. :thup: I have not as much time as I used to and probably will not until I am finished my work experience at the end of August. Weekends are mainly the only time I can contribute at the moment (I know this is not the weekend before anyone says anything :D). Last weekend was an exception though due to a certain rugby match. :D[/QUOTE]

France Italy, no?

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']France Italy, no?[/quote]
I hope that's a joke :D

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[quote name='ahmufcwafc']I hope that's a joke :D[/QUOTE]

Haha yes, England Scotland? Or England Wales? I [think I] know it was one of them...

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']Haha yes, England Scotland? Or England Wales? I [think I] know it was one of them...[/quote]
Don't be silly, it was the Harlequins-Sale match!

Back on topic, I've added logos for about half of the club guide pages & some of the nations :thup:

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[quote name='ahmufcwafc']Don't be silly, it was the Harlequins-Sale match!

Back on topic, I've added logos for about half of the club guide pages & some of the nations :thup:[/QUOTE]

Harlequins? Like the shopping centre in Watford? Oh dear...

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Just discovered your PMs ahmufcwafc so have now joined the Wiki forum. :thup:

In fact i had another PM from another fella over 2 months ago which i never realised i had received :o

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I think it would be great if you could try to enforce some sort of standard layout for certain types of pages like the Club Guides for example. Hoffenheims page for example has info like Stadium Facilities and Transfer Budgets whilst other pages do not. This is handy info for someone who is looking to start a new game and it would be nice to see all teams pages like that and following the same structure for neatness and continuity. If all pages were like that perhaps people would use it as a guide for picking a club or nation to go manage when they are unsure.

If you decide that this is a good idea it would be better to put it in place sooner rather than later, so that there are less pages to edit.

I like Landon Donovans page btw, it's certainly not professional but it made me chuckle.

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[quote name='muncherdave']I think it would be great if you could try to enforce some sort of standard layout for certain types of pages like the Club Guides for example. Hoffenheims page for example has info like Stadium Facilities and Transfer Budgets whilst other pages do not. This is handy info for someone who is looking to start a new game and it would be nice to see all teams pages like that and following the same structure for neatness and continuity. If all pages were like that perhaps people would use it as a guide for picking a club or nation to go manage when they are unsure.

If you decide that this is a good idea it would be better to put it in place sooner rather than later, so that there are less pages to edit.

I like Landon Donovans page btw, it's certainly not professional but it made me chuckle.[/quote]
I like this idea, feel that we should work with this plan :thup:

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Yeah good post, agree with it too.

Alan, is it possible to revert an article to a previous edit, or is that something only admins can do? (referring to the Landon Donovan article)

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[quote name='small Mac']Yeah good post, agree with it too.

Alan, is it possible to revert an article to a previous edit, or is that something only admins can do? (referring to the Landon Donovan article)[/quote]
I see what you're talking about - for some reason I ad thought that rancer put in the landy cakes bit :D

Not sure how to do it tbh, bu I'll change it back now anyway by copy and paste.

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I like the idea, but not all of the threads have them so someone would have to research them all...

And you can undo edits, by doing:

Recent Edits, (diff), then in the top right next to where it says who edited it it says 'undo'. Click that and submit the new entry:thup:

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[quote name='peter-evo']I thought Rancer put the cakes bit in?[/quote]
Nope, it was an unregistered user.

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I have just had an idea which would help on the club guides(nation) page, where we post about tv money, cup money, cups etc.

Gives more of an in-sight into managing in that country.

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[quote name='pnefc22']I have just had an idea which would help on the club guides(nation) page, where we post about tv money, cup money, cups etc.

Gives more of an in-sight into managing in that country.[/quote]
Gets a thumbs up from me :thup:

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We now have badges for every club & team guide page. Well I think so anyway!

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[quote name='peter-evo']You get a big fat :thup: :)[/quote]
Cheers Peter. If anyone notices a logo missing, just tell me & I'll try to get it up :thup:

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']I like the idea, but not all of the threads have them so someone would have to research them all...

And you can undo edits, by doing:

Recent Edits, (diff), then in the top right next to where it says who edited it it says 'undo'. Click that and submit the new entry:thup:[/quote]

To follow up on this. Anyone can undo edits by going to history and then choosing undo. Admins can both undo and rollback edits but they are pretty similar.

I think a template for how club guides should be written would be a good idea. :thup:

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[quote name='jod123']I think a template for how club guides should be written would be a good idea. :thup:[/QUOTE]

I've got one written for the GPTG, is it the sort of thing you mean?

[url]http://community.sigames.com/showthread.php?t=93410[/url]

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']I've got one written for the GPTG, is it the sort of thing you mean?

[URL]http://community.sigames.com/showthread.php?t=93410[/URL][/quote]
Yes, that's a great guide :thup:

It could do with a small bit of tweaking though imo, just to help it transfer well over to the wiki. More emphasis on layout & headings in the wiki guide would be great.

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[quote name='ahmufcwafc']Yes, that's a great guide :thup:

It could do with a small bit of tweaking though imo, just to help it transfer well over to the wiki. More emphasis on layout & headings in the wiki guide would be great.[/QUOTE]

What shall I call the page?

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']What shall I call the page?[/quote]
Team guide template? I dunno.

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I've made the page, called Club Guide Template.

Could someone add in how to post images please? I'm still not sure... Cheers:)

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[LIST=1]
[*]Upload an image from your computer (you may need to download it first if you're getting the image off google) - [URL]http://www.footballmanagerwiki.co.uk/index.php?title=Special:Upload[/URL]
[*]Copy & paste the name of the image, including the 'image:' bit.
[*]Edit page screen.
[*][[Image:Image Name|Right/Left/Centred/leave blank if no justification is needed|image size (eg. 120px)]]. An example would be [[Image:Arsenal.jpg|right|100px]]
[/LIST]
Good work Jammy, & hope that helps :thup:

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K, i've written it in. If you think anything needs changing just say :thup:

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']K, i've written it in. If you think anything needs changing just say :thup:[/quote]
Don't think there's much else to be said really, I was going to suggest getting rid of the Arsenal badge but I see you've already done that.

Cheers CP :)

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I'd just like to say great work lads for all the effort you've put into the wiki recently. Now the majority of our articles have plenty of content, which is fantastic.

I'm going to run through all the articles again now & put a few stub tags on articles that might need a bit more work now.

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Cool Alan, great stuff.

This project has really took off and it is much better than I, and I am sure, Alan expected :)

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I've added a line into the FAQ linking this thread and the Wiki itself.

Good work all :thup:

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[quote name='skorp']I've added a line into the FAQ linking this thread and the Wiki itself.

Good work all :thup:[/QUOTE]
Thanks skorp; we have been hoping for something like this for a while :)

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Cheers skorp. More advertising for us, which obviously can't hurt :thup:

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Going by the number of hits this thread has in comparison with the FAQ, I doubt it'll make much difference! :)

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Aye, but most of them hits are from us.

Maybe you should put the link somewhere else... I don't know... maybe the front page :p

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[quote name='skorp']Going by the number of hits this thread has in comparison with the FAQ, I doubt it'll make much difference! :)[/quote]
Ah sure you never know, there's always the possibility that someone might find out about the wiki from the FAQ's. Besides, most of those hits come from about 10 regulars to the wiki.
[quote name='peter-evo']Aye, but most of them hits are from us.

Maybe you should put the link somewhere else... I don't know... maybe the front page :p[/quote]
Wipe out the notices section completely & replace it with a massive FM Wiki banner :thup:

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[quote name='ahmufcwafc']Ah sure you never know, there's always the possibility that someone might find out about the wiki from the FAQ's. Besides, most of those hits come from about 10 regulars to the wiki.

Wipe out the notices section completely & replace it with a massive FM Wiki banner :thup:[/QUOTE]
No. Replace the SI forums and just have the FM Wiki here.

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[quote name='peter-evo']No. Replace the SI forums and just have the FM Wiki here.[/quote]
Ah, now that's an idea! Much better than my crappy suggestion :(

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Sorry about my limited stadium articles this week.

I have had coursework but now I have two week holiday starting on Friday, where I will get plenty done.

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Glad to hear you'll be back helping us soon Rob :thup:

I've set up a useful links page.

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Great list mate:thup:

But one thing;

FM05 - 5.0.5

That can't be right! Thats insane!

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[quote name='arsenal_2111']Great list mate:thup:

But one thing;

FM05 - 5.0.5

That can't be right! Thats insane![/quote]
It's definately right, I did my research ;)

The list is only started btw, will be adding more soon. I'll have plenty more time with the wiki over easter.

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EASTER ftw :D

Very happy about it

I will get loads of stadium pages done tomorrow.

I will finish off the Championship and Premiership as a minimum.

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[quote name='pnefc22']EASTER ftw :D

Very happy about it

I will get loads of stadium pages done tomorrow.

I will finish off the Championship and Premiership as a minimum.[/QUOTE]
Great stuff Rob.

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I think it'd be a good idea to do an article about the in-game easter eggs. Will get cracking on it some time over the weekend.

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[quote name='ahmufcwafc']I think it'd be a good idea to do an article about the in-game [b]easter eggs. Will get cracking[/b] on it some time over the weekend.[/QUOTE]

That's what's wrong ;)

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Brilliant! I meant to do that you know... ;)

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