Given our discussion on whether or not we should enable to new style of forums, I've gone ahead and activated them!
There are a few different boards for different uses:
- Board:News and Announcements
- As the title implies, this is all news and announcements, whether it's about the wiki or news about the show.
- Board:General Discussion
- This is where we discuss the wiki - any debates about changes to pages, discussions on canon, or anything else to do with the wiki would go here.
- Board:Questions and Answers
- I think you can figure this one out for yourselves.
- Board:New on Downton Abbey Wiki
- For sharing something that's just been posted on this wiki or congratulating somebody for an outstanding contribution.
- Board:Fun and Games
- Anything off-topic goes here. That means any chat, discussion of your favourite characters, speculation about the new series, links to your favourite fanfic, squee over your favourite actor/actress - it all goes here!
These boards can of course be edited as we see fit. If anyone thinks we need an extra board for any reason, or thinks we should have themed names for the different boards or any other suggestion then just start a discussion. If there's community support we'll make the change!
The new forums should be easy to navigate and use, you don't need much knowledge of wiki code or to remember to sign your posts. It all works pretty much like article comments. But if anyone has any questions, just let me know. :)