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    Edugeek on Wikipedia

    Hi,

    In my lunch, i thought it would be a good idea to create an Edugeek Wikipedia page.

    Would people please take a little time to help expand the article please? I have made a start but would be better if more people could help out it will help fill in the blanks etc.

    Please can we try to include references where we can please, i donít want the page to be deleted

    Thanks

    Link: Edugeek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    is a fried ric charlton good with chips? salt + vineger too?

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    Along with fried Ric Charlton they setup Edugeek.
    I've always preferred Ric Charlton scrambled...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    is a fried ric charlton good with chips? salt + vineger too?
    ha ha type corrected!

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    Erm, this is already in progress...

    You may want to speak to DB.

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    Also you spelt the founder name wrong...you put buyers...when it should be Byers

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    it says the page has been deleted already?!

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    Looks like its been deleted already!

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    Well that lasted, a whole hour. charmin!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Well that lasted, a whole hour. charmin!
    Clearly the PTB at WikiPedia want an entire encyclopaedic reference before you start creating it: well I suppose techies are often believed to be psychic by most non-techies!

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    Yeah it looks like it's deleted already.

    I once knew someone who would patrol Wikipedia and edit/delete/moderate pages. He was a very sad young man.

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    Unless the article exists in a form with multiple external sources highlighting its relevance, and worth, it will be deleted very quickly. Best thing to do is create one as a sub page of your own userpage and then copy it over when finished.

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    EG did have a page up there previously but since it was created by me when I was a member of staff it was deleted for contravening the rules about self-promotion. There is a thread about it on here somewhere. Ideally you need to find a friendly Wikipedia regular who will guide you thorough the thorough creation of a well-referenced article. To that effect, it might be worth building it on the EG wiki first and then transferring across.

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    Edugeek is in the process of making one.

    First attempt was classed as too advertisy so its being rewritten. Wasnt deleted though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    Ideally you need to find a friendly Wikipedia regular who will ...
    support it and act as a non outsider to stop its immediate deletion for whatever arcane reason is popular that day. Provide the secret handshake or posting in a secret forum or whatever they do now to discourage additions etc.

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