User talk:Alex

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Are you the person that runs this? I have a few questions for you, if you are. Thanks! Mynameisnotpj 04:37, 4 June 2008 (PDT)

Well, I can definitely see that you need some way to get the word out. I know that i only found this site because I was working on a paper and thought how great it would be to have a wikisummaries.
yeah, it's hard-- the main thing which brings people here is just having the content, if we had more titles I think it would be much more popular. If there were a way to automatically populate at least the titles of say the top 10000 books, we'd have the basis for people to come in and add content over time. We also want to get teachers using the site as a way for their students to practice writing online. --Alex 14:47, 6 June 2008 (PDT)
I was going to ask you about making tags or at least templates for the tags. I looked on Wikipedia and tried what they do on there, but it didn't work. I am sure that the page will need tags, to replace the way that we show if an article is incomplete right now. --Alex 14:47, 6 June 2008 (PDT)
This one I'm not sure exactly what you mean-- do you mean message tags? Or the category tags?
One last thing I can remember right now: Is there a Manual of Style anywhere? If not, there needs to be one. I will be happy to help with that as much as you would want. Bye for now! Mynameisnotpj 19:36, 4 June 2008 (PDT)

Hi yes that would be great! So far we have just been pointing people to Wikipedia's manual but this does need its own so it could be more specifically tailored to what this site does best! Thanks again for all your help, you are the most active user for a while now! --Alex 14:47, 6 June 2008 (PDT)