Battlestar Wiki:Think Tank/Fanwanking

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This is an archive successful proposal that was vetted through the Think Tank, a place where ideas of all kinds are proposed and worked upon by the community prior to implementation. Please do not modify this proposal.

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This overview is on fanwanking and the problems it can cause at Battlestar Wiki.


This article covers the definition of Fankwanking, problems with it at Battlestar Wiki, and how to deal with it.

The proposal should strive to answer some of the common questions, such as:

  1. What is the benefit of this proposal to the wiki?
    Limited fanwanking improves the quality of material at the wiki, as the wiki is an encyclopedic resource based on facts taken from the series.
  2. What is involved in implementing this idea?
    Vigilenance by members to self-police behavior.
  3. Who is going to do it?
  4. Why should we do it at all?
    Improve the quality of the wiki.
  5. How will we use the idea?
    Institute as an proposed policy.
  6. Should the proposal pass, when will work start on this idea?
  7. Where will this idea be implemented? (e.g. Will it be on certain types of pages or the entire Wiki in general?)
    The entire article namespace.

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