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:Theoretically, we should have a map on this page with boundaries for the districts. For right now, if you don't know where a place is, just add it to the main New York. We have a ton of cleanup to do here, and a few more attractions to place won't kill us. --[[User:Evan|Evan]] 15:50, 29 Mar 2004 (EST)
 
:Theoretically, we should have a map on this page with boundaries for the districts. For right now, if you don't know where a place is, just add it to the main New York. We have a ton of cleanup to do here, and a few more attractions to place won't kill us. --[[User:Evan|Evan]] 15:50, 29 Mar 2004 (EST)
  
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==Getting Around Cleanup==
  
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All, I've been making a bunch of edits lately trying to clean up and simplify the "getting around" section. An issue was raised regarding the "Important Subway Lines in Manhattan" section. I "plunged forward" and initially removed it, and it was restored and a comment posted on my page asking for further discussion.
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I'm posting the discussion here in the hopes to continue it:
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'':Hi. I appreciate all the work you've been doing on the New York City guide, but I'm wondering why you decided to delete the information under the subtitle "Important [subway] lines in Manhattan." Perhaps it's misnamed, since it actually wasn't singlemindedly Manhattan-centric, but was it still too Manhattan-centric for the New York City guide, in your opinion? Or were you perhaps intending to move it to the Manhattan guide? Or was it something else? If you prefer, we can discuss this on the "Talk" page for the New York City guide, but I thought you might have a better chance of seeing the initial questions here.
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:All the best,
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:[[User:Ikan Kekek|Ikan Kekek]] 04:38, 16 April 2011 (EDT)
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-Hi Ikan. You are right. My initial thoughts are that after reading the New York City guide, a lot of the information is overwhelming and is downright confusing in a lot of areas. Living in New York, I am aware that our subway lines can be very confusing. However, I think the main purpose of a travel guide should not be detailing the individual subway routes. That is something a visitor should be redirected to see on an NYC Subway Map or Google Maps, and that what should be featured on the main guide is general information about how to safely and properly ride on the subway. In NYC, every subway line is important in some way because there is so much to see and do. The section in question was highly Manhattan-centric, and therefore is best included on the Manhattan page (and the outer borough components best included there) as it addresses many of the neighborhoods and tourist attractions discussed on those boroughs' respective pages.
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[[User:Hockeyman001|Hockeyman001]] 02:30, 17 April 2011 (EDT)
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:I respect your thoughts, Hockeyman. Perhaps you'd like to continue the discussion on the Talk ("discussion") page for the New York City article. Feel free to copy the exchange we've already had from this page or point to it. [[User:Ikan Kekek|Ikan Kekek]] 02:57, 17 April 2011 (EDT)''
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I think the information is a bit excessively voluminous in some areas and will be working to simplify it periodically, as well as remove redundant information. In the case of important subway lines, I think it makes more sense to list neighborhoods in the borough pages (as well as subway lines used to arrive at them) there, same as subway directions are given to attractions in the neighborhood pages. Then there's some sort of logical hierarchy followed: City -> Basics of getting around, orientation of the boroughs. Borough -> How to get to the center of its neighborhoods. Neighborhood -> Things to do in that neighborhood and how to get there (with street addresses).
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Just my thoughts feel free to share yours...
  
 
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=="New York City" to "New York (city)"==

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