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==Some FAQ's to get you started:==
 
  
===About This Wiki===
 
 
'''Q''':  Can I edit this page?
 
 
'''A''': No, due to vandalism, we require user's to register before editing.
 
 
 
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'''Q''':  What kind of content are you looking for?
 
 
'''A''': Anything that may be of interest to students of Objectivism, does not violate U.S. copyright laws, or contain inappropriate material.  See also: [[Forum rules]]
 
 
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'''Q''': How can I contribute?
 
 
'''A''': Use the subject menu below to navigate to a topic, and click “Edit this page” If you want to add a new topic, just type the page name into the URL like so: http://wiki.objectivismonline.net/Your_Topic&action=edit
 
 
If you add a new page, you MUST add a link to it from somewhere within the hierarchy of pages.
 
 
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'''Q''': What is wiki and how do wiki servers work?
 
 
'''A''': Wiki is a piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit Web page content using any Web browser. Wiki supports hyperlinks and has a simple text syntax for creating new pages and crosslinks between internal pages on the fly.
 
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'''Q''': So what happens if two of us try to edit the same page simultaneously?
 
 
'''A''': The first save wins. Conflicting saves are notified.
 
 
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'''Q''': What happens to the old version when you save over it? Do we have versioning?
 
 
'''A''': All previous versions of a page is available under the "history" tab. 
 
 
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'''Q''': What wiki software is this site running?
 
 
'''A''': This site runs [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page MediaWiki], the same Wiki engine that drives [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia].
 
 
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'''Q''': What markups should I use when I edit pages?
 
 
'''A''': MediaWikis documentation on that is [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide:_Editing_overview#The_wiki_markup here].
 
 
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'''Q''': How do I create a new page?
 
 
'''A''': [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide:_Starting_a_new_page Starting a New Page]
 
 
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'''Q''': What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?
 
 
'''A''': An African or a European swallow?
 
 
'''Q''': I don't know that! Aaaaaaaa... <nowiki>[falls into chasm of death]</nowiki>
 
 
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===About Objectivism===
 
 
'''Q''': So what is Objectivism? I don&rsquo;t want to have to read this whole Wiki to find out. Can you put it in a nutshell?
 
 
'''A''': Objectivism is the philosophy Ayn Rand invented and presented in her books. Of course, that just tells you where it came from, not what it&rsquo;s about. A summary of the essentials can be found [http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=objectivism_intro here].
 

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