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A Mistake I have to Correct:[edit]

I had created a draft that was meant to go into the User namespace rather than the main namespace. How do I move a draft to a different namespace. TheEternalOutsider (talk) 18:31, 29 August 2023 (UTC)

Depending on the layout you have, I suppose, go to "more," scroll down and click on "relocate." From there it shouldn't be too hard to figure out. Carthage (talk) 18:38, 29 August 2023 (UTC)
I use the Vector skin. TheEternalOutsider (talk) 19:04, 29 August 2023 (UTC)
Yeah, so do I. It may be a sysop perm, I'm not sure. You could just ask someone to move it for you. Carthage (talk) 19:20, 29 August 2023 (UTC)

On the subject of Proposals[edit]

Is it OK to initiate proposals at the Bar / Where do I go to initiate a proposal? TheEternalOutsider (talk) 09:22, 7 September 2023 (UTC)

For articles, that would be the "To do List". Arcadium Trancefer (talk) 09:35, 7 September 2023 (UTC)
Indeed. But if it's "let's do X" then the bar would be the best place to start. If it's a change to the way the place is run then the talk page of Community Standards would the place - though, even then posting something in the bar would be wise, as many people don't read CS talk.Bob"Life is short and (insert adjective)" 11:41, 7 September 2023 (UTC)

Topic Suggestions[edit]

Before something gets placed onto the to-do list, where can I go to suggest it? TheEternalOutsider (talk) 03:41, 13 September 2023 (UTC)

RationalWiki:To do list/Suggestions. Carthage (talk) 03:46, 13 September 2023 (UTC)
Yet the page seems convoluted when I am trying to edit, and I wonder if the poll feature has to be inserted manually or not. TheEternalOutsider (talk) 05:28, 13 September 2023 (UTC)
It does. <vote poll=todo"whatevernumberhere">insert whatever bullshit you're obsessing over here</vote>. The syntax isn't that hard to figure out. It's literally visible on the page itself. Carthage (talk) 05:54, 13 September 2023 (UTC)

Saloon Bar Regret / Retractions[edit]

If I added a topic to the Bar and nobody has responded, yet I feel like the topic is a bit of a long shot or a rant, what should I do? TheEternalOutsider (talk) 10:38, 29 September 2023 (UTC)

Nothing. Just forget about it. Don't worry, you haven't said anything bad. You're not the first person to post something in the Saloon Bar that nobody has responded to and you won't be the last. But please don't remove or hide anything you've added. Spud (talk) 11:30, 29 September 2023 (UTC)
But now that you've mentioned silence, I do have another question. How often do users blunder a topic or a comment in the Bar anyway? TheEternalOutsider (talk) 11:34, 29 September 2023 (UTC)
All the bloody time! Please don't worry about it. No one's judging you. Spud (talk) 11:48, 29 September 2023 (UTC)
"How often do users blunder a topic or a comment in the Bar anyway?" That's pretty subjective - but I'd say at least 25%.Bob"Life is short and (insert adjective)" 12:29, 29 September 2023 (UTC)

Do we have the "[See below]" link to sections of the same article?[edit]

On Wikipedia, you occasionally see a "See below" link to a section of the same article. This often comes when a larger topic is briefly mentioned to direct the reader to the section where it's explained in more detail. Like this: "[See below]". Does RationalWiki have this feature? I would like to use it if it does. --LiamM32 (talk) 00:49, 13 November 2023 (UTC)

You can use {{sl}} to create a section link at least. Plutocow (talk) 01:01, 13 November 2023 (UTC)
I found a way to do it. I did `[[#section|<sup>[See below]</sup>]]`, with "section" being the name of the section to link to. I don't know if this will be accepted as part of RationalWiki's writing style. --LiamM32 (talk) 01:22, 13 November 2023 (UTC)