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New User Help
This page is intended to assist in the orientation of new users, to answer simple questions, and to provide a clear place for initiating two-way communications between new and more experienced users.

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Hi, and welcome to Memory Beta, a wikified encyclopedia for licensed Star Trek works! New Users and Unregistered users are encouraged to check in here for help with "newbie" questions and/or to learn how to engage others in two-way communication here. --Emperorkalan 01:02, 8 April 2007 (UTC)


I figure this question is good for this page. Is there a way to put a space in my username? I didn't realize I could have them when I signed up, and I'd like to have my user page ("Data Noh") match my name... so my signature's not broken --> Data Noh 15:03, 17 April 2007 (UTC)

I think 8of5 or The Doctor would be the most help answering that. If they don't post here within a few days, try asking them on their user pages.--Emperorkalan 14:23, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

More newbie-ish questions! First, is it ok to upload a single image for my user page (i.e. a photo of me or something else personal)? Or should any image on the user page be from elsewhere on the wiki? Second, is there discussion of featured and community articles going on somewhere secretive, or just not at all? I've tried any link I could find, and all discussion is at least several months old and does not mention the current selections. Thanks for your time! -- Data Noh 12:56, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

Any image you upload is available for use anywhere in the wiki. If it's something with inherently limited usage (like a photo of yourself), you might want to ask yourself just what does it add to the wiki. Assuming after that you still want to post it, I would suggest keeping the file size small. As for Featured Articles, look here: Project:Nominations for featured articles, and for Community articles here: Project:Community article. Again, The Doctor and 8of5 are the most active with those pages, so querying them on their user talk pages would be your best bet. They probably wouldn't mind the help.--Emperorkalan 14:23, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

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