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Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by benzo, Jan 14, 2009.

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  1. benzo

    benzo Well-Known Member

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  2. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    TFwiki.net

    As it's just the old crew at a different place, and they're a lot better at doing what they do than whoever is handling the old site now.
     
  3. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

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    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    TFWiki.net has the most info, more detailed pages and better navigation. Teletraan I is junk now.
     
  5. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Personally I prefer the CONTRIVED WACKINESS wiki aka the DAVID WILLIS FANCLUB wiki.
     
  6. Spoon

    Spoon Banned

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    Ttfwiki.net, by a long shot.
    Better format, more information, and no bloody advertisments!
     
  7. Spider Striker

    Spider Striker ThisGuyWithTheYellowCap

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    If for not other reason than the captions under the pictures.
     
  8. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    From what I can tell, the Wikia only has one staff member, one of our former regular contributors who decided to stay. I think he only hangs around to clean up vandalism, so the articles haven't really been expanded beyond random anonymous users adding in leaked news from Revenge of the Fallen*.

    Kind of a shame, I wanted there to be a Wikia team to challenge us at BotCon's Board Wars this year :D 

    *TFWiki.net refuses to enter information that has been leaked or comes from unofficial/stolen sources.
     
  9. Ajax 013

    Ajax 013 Well-Known Member

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    TFwiki is funny, but in reality its just a collection of angry fanboys. For me, online encyclopedias should by encyclopedic
     
  10. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    TFWiki superior. Transformers Wiki inferior.

    TFWiki is where all the meaningful updates take place.
     
  11. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    That makes no sense at all. How does funny = angry?
     
  12. Spoon

    Spoon Banned

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    Argh, flame-bait much?

    It is encyclopedic. If it makes efforts to be more entertaining than a standard encyclopedia, all the power to it! From what I can tell, Wheelie's article is a labour of love, not anger.
     
  13. ThaConqueror

    ThaConqueror Rock! Robot Rock!

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    TFWiki is awesome. Transformers Wiki is redundant.

    Maybe someone had better explain the difference between the two. Fit for natalie? That's you department.
     
  14. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    The Wikia Wiki was the original Wiki. Then Wikia, the hosting company, enforced a bunch of increasingly obtrusive ads on us. And lied to us. Multiple times.

    We decided, almost unanimously, to leave Wikia and set up our Wiki at another, more reliable host.

    Since we can't really "move", we technically created a copy of the existing Wikia Wiki and continued with that one. The old Wikia Wiki still exists, but pretty much all of our old editors have moved to the new Wiki. Nobody is really editing the old one anymore.
     
  15. ThaConqueror

    ThaConqueror Rock! Robot Rock!

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    Thank you! I knew this already, but I'm shit at explaining things. The explanation was for benzo, so that he can see why TFWiki is the real wiki and Transformers wiki is useless.
     
  16. Alienbot

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    TFWiki for the win!
     
  17. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    Technically the TFWiki is "the Transformers Wiki", while Wikia is still Teletraan I.

    They partially renamed themselves Transformers Wiki soon after we left to screw us over in Google searches.
     
  18. benzo

    benzo Well-Known Member

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    those bastards!!
     
  19. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    They also secretly embedded links back to Wikia in the database dump they gave to us. It added up to hundreds of thousands of links back to Teletraan I. The database dump was also out-of-date.
     
  20. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    Yeah... but didn't I hear something about a timebomb that one of the TFWiki staff left in the old Wikia database to forward links to TFWiki?

    Or did I hear wrong?
     
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