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edit Welcome to Uncyclopedia
Hello, Giga581, and welcome to Uncyclopedia. This is a wiki (a collection of pages that anyone can edit). Words in blue are "links" and can be clicked to take you to another page. This wiki is devoted to comedy. It pretends it is Wikipedia, but we make people laugh, not bore them. If you aren't interested in a fake encyclopedia but in writing fake news stories, we have UnNews, and there are other projects for scripts, lyrics, how-to guides, and so on.
- What you can do
You can create an article of your own. For starters, create it under your own name; for example, User:Giga581/Bedbug. (The red instead of blue is a link to a page that doesn't yet exist.) We have a list of articles that need to be created. You can help out without writing articles; just read articles and, if you see an improvement in writing or in comedy, jump in and edit it. In fact, there are ways to help out without writing at all, such as helping us organize stuff, monitoring the activity log for vandals, or even greeting other new users like this.
- What you need
To write articles, you need a sense of humor and an ability to write good English. We all have our strengths and weaknesses and you can get help in any area. But everyone needs an ability to work with other people. Decide to be polite, be positive and helpful toward others, and assume others are doing the same toward you.
- What to read
Here are some pages that might help you:
- Beginner's Guide
- Help pages
- Our vanity policies: Why we don't want articles about your friends, and probably not about your school
- And, if you need to learn what is funny, what is not, and what seems funny except that it's been tried a hundred times here already, read "How to be funny and not just stupid."
- For personal help
- All the administrators are willing to help you, and several Uncyclopedians are willing to adopt you.
- I will be watching this page for a while and will know if you edit it. Afterward, you can contact me on my own talk page.
- If you've written an article, we have a review process where an experienced Uncyclopedian will read it and tell you how to improve it.
- How to post to talk pages
Please follow these general rules:
- Add comments at the end of a talk page so people notice your addition.
- Start your paragraphs with one or more : characters to indent them and set them off from other people's posts.
- At the end, type ~~~~ (four tildes), which gets replaced by your user name and the current date and time.
- Don't delete anyone's messages. In case of any controversy, we depend on an accurate record of what was written. You may disavow your remarks by
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I hope you enjoy it here and write a lot of funny stuff!19:50 14-Feb-13
Hey! what gives? Why is this article all about the Steelers???19:50 14-Feb-13
- Had to borrow the template? User:Giga581
Okay, go for it. (See the above Welcome page for "How to post to talk pages.")20:00 14-Feb-13
PS--If you would please use the Preview button, you can see how your edits will look and then you can continue editing. Press Save only when you are at a major stopping point. As a new user, some veteran is asked to review your edits, and it would be nice if your work showed up as fewer, larger transactions. Thanks.20:51 14-Feb-13
On today's edits: You are going into minute detail about the 2012-13 campaign. It is fresh in the mind now, but be sure to write something that will still be fun to read in 2015, or be prepared to come back to it and keep it fresh between now and then. Cheers!20:22 15-Feb-13