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Every article on Wikitravel has an associated '''talk page''' for discussing that article. Talk pages are not chat boards or comment areas; they're for coordinating editorial decisions, suggesting new material that should be considered, and generally collaborating on making a great article.
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--[[User:Jasri|Jasri]] 00:36, 7 December 2006 (EST)[Need a Tour Guide?]--[[User:Jasri|Jasri]] 00:36, 7 December 2006 (EST)
  
If you have new information for an article, by all means [[Wikitravel:plunge forward|plunge forward]] and [[Wikitravel:how to edit a page|edit that page]]. But if there are multiple people working on an article, it can help to use the talk page to divide up tasks and hammer out differences.
 
  
==Talk page formatting==
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Welcome to Travel to Malaysia...Visit Malaysia
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Just contact me Jasri Kassim
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Tel:+600163914693
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Spoken language:Bahasa Melayu,English and Arabic Language
  
You can get to the talk page for an article by clicking on the '''discussion''' tab when reading an article.
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[['''Visit Malaysia''']]-Travelling,Touring,Ticketing,Accommondation and Transportation.
 
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You edit talk pages just like editing any other page in Wikitravel; see [[Wikitravel:how to edit a page|how to edit a page]] for instructions. When using talk pages, add new paragraphs '''at the bottom of the page'''.
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If there are already conversations going on on that page, it can help to '''add a new heading''', like this:
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==Names in Chinese==
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...so that there's a visual distinction between topics of discussion.
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You should '''sign your posts''' on talk pages, so people know who they're talking to. You can use three tildes ("<nowiki>~~~</nowiki>") for just your user name, or four tildes ("<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>") for your user name and the time and date. Unless there's a good reason, use the four-tilde signature.
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'''Responses''' to other people's talk '''should be indented'''. You can use a colon ("<nowiki>:</nowiki>") at the beginning of a paragraph to indent that paragraph. Responses to responses should be indented twice (two colons); responses to responses to responses get indented three times. Hopefully we don't get that much farther in a discussion, but if so, well, continue in that pattern.
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==User talk pages==
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The discussion page for a [[Wikitravel:user page help|user page]] is special; it's called a '''user talk page'''. You can use user talk pages to leave someone in particular a personal message. Don't forget that they're publicly accessible, and anyone can read them. Try to keep discussions about a particular article on that article's talk page, too.
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==Travellers' pub==
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If you have something to discuss about Wikitravel as a whole, the [[Wikitravel:Travellers' pub]] is a good place to put your comments. You can also add a talk-page style note to the [[Wikitravel:Logbook|Logbook]] by clicking on "Today's Log" in the left-hand nav bar.
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==Requests for comment==
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If you think an issue needs more attention, you can add it to the [[Wikitravel:requests for comment|requests for comment]] page to get more attention on it.
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==Etiquette==
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There are some points of etiquette in using talk pages that have built up over the years. Here are a few:
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* Unlike everything else in Wikitravel, it's considered bad form to change someone else's posts on a talk page -- even to correct spelling or grammar.
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* It's usually perfectly OK, though, to change something ''you'' wrote on a talk page, for any reason. If you made spelling or grammatical errors, feel free to change them.
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* If, in the heat of the moment, you said something you regret, go ahead and change that, too.
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* Conversely, [[MeatBall:ForgiveAndForget|ForgiveAndForget]] when someone changes a nasty comment to something more civil and productive.
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* As an exception, it's impolite to remove a comment if someone's responded to it. It makes them look ridiculous.
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* In general, conversations aren't deleted from talk pages but are instead archived when they are old or no longer relevant.  To archive discussions simply create a new page such as [[User talk:Mypage/Archive]] and copy the old discussions to it.
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[[de:Wikitravel:Diskussionsseiten verwenden]]
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[[es:Wikitravel:Cómo utilizar páginas de discusión]]
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[[fr:Wikitravel:Comment utiliser les pages de discussion]]
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[[ja:Wikitravel:ノートページを使う]]
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[[pt:Wikitravel:Como utilizar páginas de discussão]]
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Revision as of 05:40, 7 December 2006

--Jasri 00:36, 7 December 2006 (EST)[Need a Tour Guide?]--Jasri 00:36, 7 December 2006 (EST)



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