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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Kent Wang, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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  2. imageWIS

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    Oh, god. I can just imagine the mayhem and fiasco to follow...

    Jon.
     


  3. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    How, do you mean?

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  4. Arethusa

    Arethusa Senior member

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    What the hell is that?
     


  5. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    Hell if I know. I just Googled images of Wiki and that's what came up on the first page of hits.
     


  6. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    I thought you were talking about a reference / encyclopedia style site, but hell, that picture is way better.

    Jon.
     


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    Always Google images first.
     


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    Always Google images first.

    I'll remember that.

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    http://styleforum.pbwiki.com

    I like it because it requires a password to edit content. The password could be posted here and changed periodically to discourage chinese textile spammers and black suit fans.
     


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    http://styleforum.pbwiki.com

    I like it because it requires a password to edit content. The password could be posted here and changed periodically to discourage chinese textile spammers and black suit fans.


    That's one of the things that crossed my mind: the black suit fiasco (and I love my MTM black suit, damn it!).

    Jon.
     


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    Yeah, that's how you do it Cozmo
    You were right, kid, that's the way you do it
    Yeah, like did you see when he went in the corner
    And he started doin' this
    Wikki-wikki-wikki-wikki
    Wikki-wikki-wikki-wikki
     


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    I like the idea of a wiki.
    Why don't you copy a few articles from the forum and post them there to start showing something... As a Proof of Concept...

    That way, the idea will become clearer and people will be able to make a better judgement on whenether the idea is good or not.
     


  13. dah328

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    I like the idea of a wiki.
    Why don't you copy a few articles from the forum and post them there to start showing something... As a Proof of Concept...

    That way, the idea will become clearer and people will be able to make a better judgement on whenether the idea is good or not.

    Have at it. The current wiki password is brownfarmer. I'd suggest starting with a high-level outline along the lines of a) tailored clothing, b) streetwear, c) shoes or something along those lines.

    dan
     


  14. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Dan, good job making it happen.

    I prefer WikiCities as I'm more used to the MediaWiki software, but you took the initiative.
     


  15. dah328

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    Ok, so I pasted a bunch of content as an example. The "Shoes" page is the best example as it contains a bunch of illustrations as well. Obviously, the outline and content would be much more developed.

    I think it would make for a much more readable FAQ and reference in addition to a secondary source for very useful information in the unfortunate cases where SF is unavailable.

    dan
     


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