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Forum: The Situation Room > Quotes on character intros


I'm starting to get worried about the use (or misuse) of the quotes added to the introduction paragraphs of character pages. As cool as I think they are, I think a broad guideline needs to be established for the quotes that should and will be used. Plus, a certain control (perhaps as the one applied to pictures in sidebars) should be enforced to avoid the constant changes from quote to quote just for the sake of it or just because this user or that user thought this quote was cooler or that quote was more appropriate. Just bringing it up to see what we can decide. Thief12 00:34, April 22, 2010 (UTC)

I agree. I also think the quotes shouldn't be, for the most part, spoken by that particular person, rather about that person. David Palmer's page is a great example. Though a good exception is Chloe's page --Noahcs 01:56, April 22, 2010 (UTC)
Sounds great to me. I'd like to add the idea that we include the guideline about this over in Wiki 24:Consensus and precedent, it really is the only logical place for a thing like this. (Also I created the page just for situations like this one, a flexible policy page for new issues that crop up.)
What about the guideline that, by simple yay/nay voting process on the article Talk page (no explanations needed), old quotes can be changed or new ones added to pages currently without them? Something like: it shall take 3 votes from 3 different registered users each with 2 weeks of at least 20 significant content edits to accept a proposed change in an introductory quote. Blue Rook  talk  contribs 05:14, April 22, 2010 (UTC)
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