Category talk:Deletion

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Reverted Savok's edit since it did nothing to improve the page, and in fact messed it up. The replacement of a bracket "}" with a parentheses ")" made it incorrect, and anyone just copy-pasting that would serve no purpose since it wouldn't work as intended. --Janus 11:37, 1 November 2007 (EDT)

I was getting some strange, useless sequence of meaningless (for me) characters that obviously had something to do with the wiki software, and it was caused by the <nowiki> tag.
I don't know why it isn't happening now. --Savok 12:30, 1 November 2007 (EDT)

When are pages deleted? Who makes the final decision? What rules are there about deletion? --Mizipzor 11:54, 1 November 2007 (EDT)

The admin(s) have the power to delete pages. Having a category and template for pages which need to be deleted makes it a much easier task for them to see which pages need to be deleted, and is a copy of the way things were done on the previous (now archived) wiki. Mostly it comes down to spam pages or pages which have become obsolete for one reason or another (content exists on another page which makes more sense, content no longer applies to the game, or whatever). --Janus 12:19, 1 November 2007 (EDT)
What I've done when I see an obsolete page (eg. Site seeds, which I created before I saw the Pregenerated worlds page), is I try to merge it with an existing page and change the obsolete page to a redirect. You can see that I did this with the page I created because I saw that the other page had better formatted information and a more intuitive title. --Alfador 12:57, 1 November 2007 (EDT)

It might be a good idea to not actually include the real template on this page, since it makes it a subcategory of itself :p --Goffrie 16:28, 11 April 2010 (UTC)