User talk:Microchip08/Tipoftheday

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How do you want tips added?[change source]

Hi - happy to help. How do you want tips added? Will you use rotations - for example like Wikipedia:Very good articles/by date where there is a rotation of the articles numbered 1 to 13 in Category:Selected articles?

I have added two suggestions below - not sure if this is the sort of thing you are looking for.--Matilda (talk) 20:16, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

I have just looked at some of your tips in may and I think these are too long. I think you might find rotations easier to manage - ie transclude form a finite number of tips and then you can set it up and update it from time to time but it might be easier to maintain. --Matilda (talk) 20:21, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Yes, some kind of pseudorandom alternation (in the style of Chenzw's signature) would probably be better. Feel free to fiddle with whatever you like; I'm not the owner of Tip of the Day! Microchip  talk 10:12, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

Suggested tip on signing comments[change source]

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--Matilda (talk) 20:16, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Suggested tip on the Manual of Style[change source]

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--Matilda (talk) 20:16, 23 October 2008 (UTC)