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 ======Welcome====== ======Welcome======
  
-Welcome to the wiki for the **[[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion|AlternateHistory.com Discussion Board]]**. ​ If you're new to alternate history, please see the [[alternate history:​Alternate History FAQ]], the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Alternate_history_%28fiction%29|Wikipedia article]] and the [[alternate history:​alternate history|Alternate History]] section of our wiki. If you're a first time user of the wiki, please see [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​forum/​threads/​logging-in-to-the-wiki.388794/​|this ​note]] to receive ​advice on setting up a wiki account. If you have trouble searching for things on the discussion board, please read [[offtopic:​how_to_use_the_search_function|this]].+Welcome to the wiki for the **[[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion|AlternateHistory.com Discussion Board]]**. If you're new to the genre of alternate history, please see the [[alternate history:​Alternate History FAQ]], the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Alternate_history_%28fiction%29|Wikipedia article]] ​on the subject, ​and the [[alternate history:​alternate history|Alternate History]] section of our wiki.  
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 +=== Login account / Getting started === 
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 +If you're a first time user of the AH.com ​wiki and would like to meaningfully contribute to its contents, please see [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​forum/​threads/​logging-in-to-the-wiki.388794/​|this advice on setting up a wiki account]]. If you have trouble searching for things on the discussion board or the wiki, please read [[offtopic:​how_to_use_the_search_function|this]]. If you want to discuss the wiki's current contents, seek advice on editing the wiki, and so on, please read [[start#​discussing_wiki_articles|this]] first. Thank you.
  
  
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 **[[shared worlds:​SHARED WORLDS]]**: Shared worlds (alternate history play-by-post games) and information about them.  ​ **[[shared worlds:​SHARED WORLDS]]**: Shared worlds (alternate history play-by-post games) and information about them.  ​
  
-**[[offtopic:​OFF TOPIC]]**: Pages for the off-topic sections of the [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion|discussion board]]. ​ +**[[offtopic:​OFF TOPIC]]**: Pages for the off-topic sections of the [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion|discussion board]]. ​Etiquette, board culture, silliness.
  
 **[[offtopic:​member_list|THE MEMBER LIST]]** **[[offtopic:​member_list|THE MEMBER LIST]]**
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 ====== Discussing Wiki Articles ====== ====== Discussing Wiki Articles ======
  
-Like on all good wikis, each page/​article on this wiki has an adjoined discussion page, where wiki editors can express their questions, thoughts on the article, etc. The only rule in these discussions is to be civil and always sign your edits and contributions (using the automated wiki user sign button), in order to help other users keep track of major changes. Note that, unlike on Wikipedia, you don't have to comment on every single edit and contribution you make to the main wiki article. In addition to discussing the wiki's articles directly, you can always ask for wiki-related help and advice in the [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​forumdisplay.php?​f=3|Help and Rules Forum]], particularly in the dedicated [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=322235|AH.com Wiki Discussion Thread]]. (The wiki originally had its own separate forum, but this was merged in December 2013 with the Help and Feedback forum due to low average traffic.) ​+Like on all good wikis, each page/​article on this wiki has an adjoined discussion page, where wiki editors can express their questions, thoughts on the article, etc. The only rule in these discussions is to be civil and always sign your edits and contributions (using the automated wiki user sign button), in order to help other users keep track of major changes. Note that, unlike on Wikipedia, you don't have to comment on every single edit and contribution you make to the main wiki article. In addition to discussing the wiki's articles directly, you can always ask for wiki-related help and advice in the [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​forumdisplay.php?​f=3|Help and Rules Forum]], particularly in the dedicated [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=322235|AH.com Wiki Discussion Thread]]. (The wiki originally had its own separate forum, but this was merged in December 2013 with the Help and Feedback forum - now the Help and Rules forum - due to low average traffic.) ​
  
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