User talk:Atrolantra

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Again, Welcome!   -- --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 08:09, March 12, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks very much. I'm trying to think up some ideas for articles to write or topics that haven't been covered but I think my first step will be familiarizing myself with the wiki formatting and stuff. I've got some ideas for poems going so I might develop that a bit. I've also looked into the noob adoption program. So thanks for the intro (even though it's c/p but I have to admit that on the forum I frequent I do it too).--Atrolantra (talk) 09:16, March 12, 2013 (UTC)
Ditto the welcome. Don't stress too much about the wiki formatting. My web design teacher used to say over and over “content is king”. And then he spent most of the lesson teaching is how to code and nothing about how to write good content. But he was right. You can have the flashiest looking page, but without decent writing to support it, it will fail badly. There are people around here (like me) who can code a decent page, and I'm happy to do a bit of coding - assuming I have time.
On the poetry thingy - you've already picked up on how to do a header with == equals signs ==, and how to indent a line with ::leading colons. The other tricks you'll use the most are ''italic'' and '''bold''' text. That's 60% of what you'll need. Images make up another 30%, but are a little harder to pick up on.
One thing that'll help poetry is <br> which is your line break. So that:
Mary had a little lamb<br>
Because bestiality is fun
Becomes:

Mary had a little lamb
Because bestiality is fun


Which is a neat way to do lines of poetry.
Any issues, and the doggy in my signature will guide you to my talk page. Or if you respond here, I'll (hopefully) notice it and answer.                               Puppy's talk page09:39 12 Mar 2013
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