User talk:13thEssence

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Welcome to this wiki! Dwarf Fortress rapidly becomes more complicated, and we're always glad to have new writers.
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Welcome to the wiki! Regarding this message:

  • Starting a new page: I cannot create new pages by any of the methods outlined here. I had to edit this topic instead of creating an appropriate linked page. I have found no information indicating this restriction is by design, and how to earn an exemption or request a new page. My principal reason for creating new pages are when Talk pages do not exist and writing something (such as partial evidence against a Verify request) inside the main article would distract and confuse the reader. There have also been instances I would have liked to work on a new topic but could not, and the information I had in mind is now lost. 13thEssence 22:45, 4 February 2013 (UTC)

I see that you're a relatively new editor. There is an "autoconfirmed" user group, which your user account will automatically be added to after some number of edits (10, I believe). Once you reach "autoconfirmed" status you will be able to create pages (and talk pages). You'll also get to skip the captcha test. Before then, you can request another user to create pages for you (as a prior version or the announcement text said), or just fix up a few more articles to gain "autoconfirmed" status.

Hope that helps! --Loci 23:12, 4 February 2013 (UTC)

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