User talk:Capebreton

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edit User:Capebreton/North Sydney

I tagged it with {{construction}} in case you are still working on it and I also believe it needs more work. Take a look at HTBFANJS, BGBU & UN:BEST for some more pointers. Enjoy. :) ~Sir Frosty (Talk to me!) Icons-flag-au 07:39, November 9, 2013 (UTC)

Nowhere near ready for the main encyclopedia! I've moved it to your userspace, where you can work on it at your leisure at the name shown above. The documents Frosty recommends should be educational, but quickly:
  • It should be clear that typing spaces at the start of a paragraph doesn't do what you intended; it turns the entire paragraph into a scrolling example. Take those spaces out! That's not the style of this encyclopedia, and if you would personally like to see the starts of paragraphs indented, you can do it at home by writing CSS.
  • You do need to double-space between paragraphs, but you should never triple-space. This adds vertical separation and your article won't look like the others here.
  • Avoid the first person, and don't write about "our town."
  • Be sure you are writing to tell a funny story, and not to introduce North Sydney to the rest of us; that is, to amuse, not to report.

I hope that helps! Spıke ¬ 12:51 9-Nov-13

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