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TopicLast PostLast Author
Starship Design Interstellar Forum for Naval Power article22:17, March 15, 2018TrekFan
Discovery dates05:10, March 14, 2018DarkHorizon
Type v type08:09, February 13, 2018Compvox
How do we tell identical characters apart?16:04, January 19, 2018LauraCC
Incorrect Usage of the Term Apocrypha03:48, December 31, 2017Archduk3
Does MA ever list plot holes in the episode guides?03:46, December 31, 2017Archduk3
Dangerous ads on Memory Alpha01:14, December 20, 2017Sulfur
Organizing references11:57, December 11, 2017SulfBot
Vandalism by user Ice~thwiki18:12, November 11, 2017LauraCC
Kelvin Timeline23:25, October 27, 2017SulfBot
Small suggestion to improve the process of merging14:56, October 15, 2017Capricorn
The Tommy Westphall Wiki offers difficult connections a home21:21, October 14, 2017Lady Aleena
Template request12:14, October 10, 2017Gvsualan
Federation personnel17:47, October 5, 2017LauraCC
Reclamation of an old account03:15, October 5, 2017Jaz
How do we decide if two individuals are the same species?18:14, October 4, 2017Gvsualan
Unnamed unknown species members15:27, October 4, 2017Gvsualan
Starships at the Binary Stars battle15:56, October 1, 2017Memphis77
"Freedom" pages22:31, September 30, 2017Capricorn
Klingon subtitles – canon?10:10, September 27, 2017Compvox
"Star Trek model kits" Page Out of Date19:52, September 26, 2017Darth Duranium
Discussions, a new part of the community21:52, September 25, 2017Capricorn
Jared Paul Baratta22:40, August 15, 2017Renegade54
"Named after" template17:33, July 13, 2017LauraCC
Table vs TOC20:31, May 30, 2017Renegade54
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Discussion of topics concerning the whole international community of Memory Alpha.

TopicLast PostLast Author
Other MA versions06:29, December 28, 2017Archduk3
Discuss article09:53, June 23, 2017Btouburg
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Discussion of topics concerning the "look and feel" of Memory Alpha - stylesheet changes, formatting of standard page elements, etc.

TopicLast PostLast Author
Add DIS to the Wikitext shortcut menu?18:03, September 26, 2017LauraCC
Main page panel for Discovery16:05, September 24, 2017DarkHorizon
Intrusive videos10:45, September 15, 201731dot
New header implementation17:21, July 21, 2017Rappy 4187
Adding template links to edit page21:16, February 23, 2017LauraCC
Instead of just "listen to so and so play this song" links...17:30, February 17, 2017LauraCC
Hover preview over disambigs19:13, August 10, 2016LauraCC
Google bar in the middle of article text07:36, March 22, 2016Sennim
50th anniversary logo13:55, March 21, 2016Sulfur
Sidebars are too narrow13:54, March 21, 2016Sulfur
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Bug reports, etc.

TopicLast PostLast Author
Purge the cache16:03, March 14, 2018LauraCC
Insights cuts off image19:12, September 8, 2017LauraCC
Banner briefly visible then disappears01:12, June 18, 2017Sulfur
Small layout issue23:20, June 14, 2017Capricorn
FYI: Corrupted database backups (dumps)18:07, May 29, 2017147.96.25.69
Orientine acid background note18:19, December 30, 2016LauraCC
Unwritten entry needing second delete21:28, November 9, 2016Renegade54
My deletion request is not showing up10:58, July 31, 2016ThomasHL
Poor performance22:31, July 22, 2016Archduk3
Recent changes namespace filter13:31, August 6, 2015Capricorn
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Policy related discussions, etc.

TopicLast PostLast Author
Citing facts from personal communications/misc sources19:55, March 7, 2018TrekFan
Alternate reality "official" name09:09, January 16, 201831dot
Restricting number of edits for anons03:46, December 31, 2017Archduk3
Do we want to ignore or follow the policy on page name capitalization?12:09, October 2, 2017Sulfur
What is deletable from talk pages21:43, August 21, 2017Gvsualan
Retroactive continuity policy20:39, August 21, 2017Gvsualan
A proposal to change Memory Alpha's naming policy20:38, August 21, 2017Gvsualan
Image categorization nuances06:52, July 27, 2017Archduke
"Ist" or "Ism"17:01, June 28, 2017LauraCC
Short story articles20:48, March 9, 2017LauraCC
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