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Offline Erimeyz

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Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« on: January 27, 2010, 04:43:56 pm »
The wiki is growing.  It has the potential to be a very valuable resource, primarily by collecting the information currently scattered across hundreds of forum posts and keeping it in an organized, centralized place where it is easily accessible by everyone, including newcomers.

You can help.  In specific, concrete ways, not just in the general "yeah, we should have a wiki and it should have, like, stuff, and I'd probably help out by doing, I dunno, something" way.

Please look at the Help Wanted page.  It has five specific projects that anyone on the Intermediate board can work on.  Each project has specific tasks needed, and all tasks are clearly explained with easy-to-follow instructions.  The tasks themselves are simple, they're just time-consuming.  But all of them are tasks that can be done in little bits and pieces by many different people, each doing whatever they have time to do whenever they want to do something.  So nothing has to be done all at once, and nobody has to do a lot.  But hopefully enough people will do a little bit that we'll get a lot done.

The projects are:

* Canon: Correspondence
* Audio Transcriptions
* Contributed Corpus
* Frequently Asked Questions
* Na'vi Names

Please take a look.  If any of these projects seem worthwhile to you, please help out when and where you can.  Future generations of Na'vi students will thank you.

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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2010, 05:14:45 pm »
As far as Na'vi names goes, I've included every one I could find in my dictionary. I note that almost none of them are being used by active members in the forum. People keep making their own names. It's quite silly.


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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2010, 05:20:06 pm »
So I'm silly now am I? :P

EDIT: Anyways, will there end up bring any area sometime in the future for possible-butnotcanon things sort of like my thread on Na'vi biology? To me it seems the best way to preserve information that might end up influencing Cameron and/or Frommer if ever they take the time to look at it.

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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2010, 05:24:00 pm »
So I'm silly now am I? :P

For taking us off topic in two posts? Sure. ;)

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I'd like to believe that I could be of use. But I know that I don't have the time for the wiki, currently. I don't have time for the dictionary. Pxasik poti, I don't have time to write this. Those of you who do: take my stuff and run with it, if it's useful. Put it on the wiki.

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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2010, 07:03:37 pm »
will there end up bring any area sometime in the future for possible-butnotcanon things sort of like my thread on Na'vi biology? To me it seems the best way to preserve information that might end up influencing Cameron and/or Frommer if ever they take the time to look at it.

There's room on the wiki for anything related to the Na'vi language.  All that's needed is for someone - anyone - to make it.  Stuff gets put on the wiki by people who want it there, so if you want something like that: go put it there!  If other people like what you do, they'll add to it.  If other people think it needs cleaning up, they'll clean it up.

Mind you, the Learn Na'vi wiki is for the Na'vi language.  Stuff about the Na'vi in general, or Pandora, or Avatar, should probably go elsewhere.

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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2010, 03:45:27 pm »
I would be happy to help in translating the meanings of people's names into Na'vi. I'm not sure if you'd call this a truly Na'vi name, though! I guess to a native Na'vi speaker they'd just sound like how some Native American names sound to us :D

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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2010, 12:05:00 am »
I posted a basic 'Na'vi Names' page.

http://wiki.learnnavi.org/index.php?title=Na%27vi_Names

Sorry if it is not correct or detailed enough. I am by no means an expert at the Na'vi language or Wiki editing. Hope this helps.
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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2010, 08:09:58 am »
I posted a basic 'Na'vi Names' page.

Hooray!  Irayo seiyi ngaru, ma 'eylan!

Hope this helps.

It certainly does.  Well done!

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Re: Learn Na'vi Wiki - Help Wanted
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2010, 02:02:44 pm »
I note that almost none of them are being used by active members in the forum. People keep making their own names. It's quite silly.

Well Taronyu, people can't use the same name twice, and if everybody used those names we wouldn't be able to have enough. Also, people use their name for a certain reason, such as mine, Dream Seeker.

(I don't want to mention my reasons everywhere on the site, but my signature just seems to sum it up, otherwise go check out all my other posts :P )
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