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* About f*cking time. :) --[[User:Squashua|Squashua]] 09:29, 22 February 2006 (EST)
 
* About f*cking time. :) --[[User:Squashua|Squashua]] 09:29, 22 February 2006 (EST)
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**It never occured to me to put in a link until now.  Oops. -WinstonP
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* Use and abuse <nowiki>#REDIRECT [[link_goes_here]]</nowiki>.  Don't make an entry that says "see THIS", redirect them instead and if you need to explain the redirection, do it on the target page.  For example, [[Kevin Ross]] and [[Kevin A. Ross]]. --[[User:Squashua|Squashua]] 09:32, 3 March 2006 (EST)
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**Where would this go?  On the linked item itself?  I'm a whiz at transcribing but my wiki coding skills are weak and I often lack the time to dig around looking for how to elegantly solve a problem vs. plowing through it and fixing it later.  I'm happy to learn though. -WinstonP
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***To make a page redirect, the only text for that page should read <b><nowiki>#REDIRECT [[link_goes_here]]</nowiki></b> where "link_goes_here" is the name of the page you want to forward to.  For example, click [[Zedmore]].  Read the resulting page carefully and click "Zedmore" on THAT page.  Then on the page you're looking at, click "Edit". --[[User:Squashua|Squashua]] 14:45, 4 March 2006 (EST)

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  • About f*cking time. :) --Squashua 09:29, 22 February 2006 (EST)
    • It never occured to me to put in a link until now. Oops. -WinstonP

  • Use and abuse #REDIRECT [[link_goes_here]]. Don't make an entry that says "see THIS", redirect them instead and if you need to explain the redirection, do it on the target page. For example, Kevin Ross and Kevin A. Ross. --Squashua 09:32, 3 March 2006 (EST)
    • Where would this go? On the linked item itself? I'm a whiz at transcribing but my wiki coding skills are weak and I often lack the time to dig around looking for how to elegantly solve a problem vs. plowing through it and fixing it later. I'm happy to learn though. -WinstonP
      • To make a page redirect, the only text for that page should read #REDIRECT [[link_goes_here]] where "link_goes_here" is the name of the page you want to forward to. For example, click Zedmore. Read the resulting page carefully and click "Zedmore" on THAT page. Then on the page you're looking at, click "Edit". --Squashua 14:45, 4 March 2006 (EST)