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The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions that we've received about the Battlestar Wiki. The topics range from how certain things are done on the wiki, why we don't have [X], and other basic questions that may crop up in your use of the Wiki.
  
All [[Wikipedia:frequently asked questions|frequently asked questions]] are (to be) located here.
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Given the amount of questions, we've organized them into specific categories.
  
== Additional FAQs ==
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* [[/Navigation|Navigation]]: This section deals with how to use the site, switching between talk and article pages, et al.
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* [[/Content|Content]]: Questions about the content of the wiki, which include why we don't have fan fiction, why we don't have detailed specs on the ships down to the Nth degree, et al.
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* [[/Functionality|Functionality]]: These deal with the questions on why the site may be slow at times, how to change the appearance of the skin, why the default color scheme is the way it is, etc.
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* [[/Financial|Financial]]: This covers questions (and answers!) from those who believe that Battlestar Wiki is "selling out" or becoming "commercialized".
  
For questions relating to [[Wikipedia:proper noun|proper noun]]s in ''Battlestar'', see [[Battlestar Wiki:FAQ/Proper BSG nouns]].
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[[Category: Battlestar Wiki]]
 
 
== How do I report or deal with vandalism? ==
 
 
 
Vandalism is a simple matter to deal with.  You can either edit the document by removing the offending content or reverting it to a previous edit. 
 
 
 
Once that is done, you should report the vandalism on the [[Battlestar Wiki:Wikipedian Quorum|Wikipedian Quorum]], with the vandal's user name or IP address and the vandalised page in question. (This can be found via the history page.)
 
 
 
== Can I add fan fiction related items to this wiki? ==
 
 
 
Unfortunately for the fan fiction community, the [[Battlestar Wiki]] is an information and dissemination resource for [[canon]]ical information.  Ergo, we do not allow fan fiction or related information (such as [[non-canonical]] characters and events) to be listed on this wiki.
 
 
 
Should you see such information, please tag it with a {{tl|non-canon}} tag.  It'll be dealt with accordingly.
 
 
 
If you have a fan-fiction website you would like to list in our external links section, please bring it up on the Wikipedian Quorum and it will be determined if it merits a link.
 
 
 
== Can I add my own FAQ to this page? ==
 
 
 
If you feel that this page would benefit, you may feel free to add your own questions (with the answers, logically!) to this page.  Any additions or corrections would be appreciated, and it falls within the spirit of a [[Wikipedia:wiki|wiki]].
 
 
 
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The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions that we've received about the Battlestar Wiki. The topics range from how certain things are done on the wiki, why we don't have [X], and other basic questions that may crop up in your use of the Wiki.

Given the amount of questions, we've organized them into specific categories.

  • Navigation: This section deals with how to use the site, switching between talk and article pages, et al.
  • Content: Questions about the content of the wiki, which include why we don't have fan fiction, why we don't have detailed specs on the ships down to the Nth degree, et al.
  • Functionality: These deal with the questions on why the site may be slow at times, how to change the appearance of the skin, why the default color scheme is the way it is, etc.
  • Financial: This covers questions (and answers!) from those who believe that Battlestar Wiki is "selling out" or becoming "commercialized".