My adoption of this wiki was completed today and I figured I'd document some of the changes I'm making here for posterity, or maybe I just enjoy talking to myself.
The first thing I've done is enable article comments and message walls. This will make communication easier for contributors and visitors, and possibly help attract more people to the wiki.
I have also enabled achievements for contributors. This wiki needs active editors and while achievements shouldn't be the driving force behind contributions I do think they serve as additional incentive for new editors.
Lastly I have started poking around the theme designer to give this wiki a custom theme. I've changed the background from white to black and added a custom wordmark (the "The Vam…
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I've been looking around and there is a lot of work to do here, organizational and otherwise, but I'm not comfortable starting any sort of major overhaul without consulting established editors. I'm just not certain there are any from looking at the recent wiki activity, hence why I'm asking.
From what I can tell there is also only one administrator here, and they were last active in 2008. For this reason I think it is also necessary to file an adoption request for this wiki. I hope to hear from other editors on this matter so that we can co-operate on instating new admins but if there are no replies to this within a week I will go through with the adoption request on my own.
Some of the organizational things I hope to look into regarding exi…
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