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We have a lot of articles here, and a few that have featured status. On the whole, it seems that edits happen at random, and there is no orchestrated 'plan'. That may be the nature of wikis, but are there articles of higher importance that deserve priority? Wikipedia has a system of identifying articles that have high, mid, and low importance, and that may be something MA could adapt. I found it shocking that Spock, of all things, does not have featured status. I think that the main cast from each series are high priority, followed by the main starship (or in DS9's case, starbase) from each series. Then, there are the major races; Klingon, Romulan, Borg, etc. Opinions? -- StAkAr Karnak 14:22, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
- Opinions? Of course... ;) First, I think that you won't convince people to edit a specific article by just adding it to some "priority" category. We have categories for short articles, incomplete articles, outright wrong articles - yet no one really works on those more than on any other random set of articles. Second, if you personally think that some article is more important than others, then more power to you! Just start enhancing it as far as you can, then request peer review and try to get comments from others to enhance it even further. -- Cid Highwind 14:41, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
- One of the problems with Memory Alpha is that we do not make use of a Community Portal. Many wikis has a "community portal" that is used for "community drives" and such, and to point out articles that are priorities. Memory Alpha doesn't have one, and even removed the standard link to one from the navigation box on the left. We should have one, and make use of it. --OuroborosCobra talk 15:31, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
- What is priority to one person isn't to another. For example, Shran appears to be a bit more interested in the actors, I'm interested in episodes, and so forth. Regardless of "community drives", I'm still going to do things the way I have been since I started. Same goes for people like Renegade54 I'm betting. If you want to start a "community drive", then start a user project to work on cleaning up certain types of articles (for example, the main character pages). See where that takes you. -- Sulfur 15:36, 19 December 2006 (UTC)