Hi all, I hope 2019 is treating you well so far.
I just wanted to issue a quick apology for the recent, lengthy discussion I had with a previous member of our community. I did not expect proceedings to take so long and was disappointed to find that the user was not ready to accept their unneccessary behaviour, or the warning issued to them, and they have now been blocked from the Wiki.
I know that I have not been the only person to have had difficulties with this user/their edits, and I hope that this can help us to move forward and continue our process of updating the Wiki without any time consuming disruptions. I have learnt a lot about how to handle guideline-breaking and warnings, so I hope that in the future these things can be sorted o…Read more >
It was a bit overwhelming when I first adopted this Wiki, I knew I was determined to help get it into a much more updated and coherent state by the end of the year, and we've done so well. I'd never used Wiki (or as it's now known, Fandom) before finding the Hitchhikers Wiki, and never been an admin on one before either, but I'm feeling so confident about our Wiki and our community lasting a lot longer than it has done previously. Even if people come and go, page information updates and changes, the website continues to grow and evolve... the Hitchhiker's Wiki will remain in at least a half decent state, which is a pretty good thing. :-P
It's coming close towards the end of 2018 so I just wanted to say thanks to everyone who's made even the…
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Our first main page poll has been a success, we have had so many responses! Thanks to everyone who took part!
The clear winner of our visitors' favourite character is Marvin, with an ironic 42 responses, as of when I'm writing this.
Having a poll is quite fun and interactive, and I hope you will agree! I hope to make another poll soon, please comment with any suggestions of questions you would like to see answered.
I think it could be interesting to find out who everyone's favourite villain or antagonist is from the Hitchhiker's series...
I also want to take this opportunity to let you all know that the Featured Page on the main page changes every season (spring, summer, autumn/fall, winter).
Next season's featured page poll is up! Go …
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Hello anyone reading this!
As the forums are archived and I have no way of knowing just how many current contributors are left, I thought it'd be a good idea to make a note of some guidelines of how the original owners and contributors decided the wiki should be run and written, so we can all be sure we are doing things the same way!
If you have any updates or suggestions on these points, please let me know! This is a community project and I want us to work together, and to make sure that everyone is editing in the same way so that we don't go around editing over each others contributions.
I'd like to know how you have been writing things, what you think the best way to write things is, and help us to come up with some set ideas of how to wri…
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Copied this from an article on the Wiki as it is better as a blog post or point of discussion.
Because of the extensive time-traveling and frequent backstories that take place in the HHGtG Series, one individual timeline would be very fragmented. For example, some events in Life, the Universe, and Everything take place over two billion years before the original destruction of Earth. Another similar circumstance is that during Arthur and Ford's five-year exile on Prehistoric Earth, only a day or so seems to pass for Trillian and Zaphod. So there are two timelines in this article. The first one takes place from the viewpoint of Arthur Dent. The second one takes place from the viewpoint of the Universe in general. The destruction of Earth in B…
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