Banned from Wookiee?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Community' started by darthbarracuda, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. darthbarracuda Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 4, 2012
    star 2
    Anyone else banned from editing Wookieepedia?

    I got banned for asking too many questions on the Knowledge Bank that were "not canonically answerable". I was told all the time to go to the Jedi Council Forums but for some reason my old computer wouldn't let me post anything. So I got banned infinitely and now that I have a nice new laptop I can post on this. :)
  2. benknobi1 Chosen One

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2002
    star 6
    Yeah, that happened to me when I sided with the slavers on Kasshyyyk.
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  3. Sistros Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 24, 2010
    star 6
    [face_rofl]

    you were banned for asking too many questions?

    oh lord i've heard it all,

    *makes a note*

    never..use..the..wook.again
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  4. Chewbacca89 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Oct 25, 2012
    star 5
    but what alternative is there?
  5. Sistros Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 24, 2010
    star 6
    if you're rich:

    buy all the star wars encyclopedias you can find

    if you're poor: no clue :p
    Last edited by Sistros, Jan 14, 2013
  6. benknobi1 Chosen One

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2002
    star 6
    I think he's just banned from editing. Anyone can view Wookieepedia.
  7. Sistros Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 24, 2010
    star 6
    we were taking about not viweing it on principle :p

    not being able to see it :p
  8. benknobi1 Chosen One

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2002
    star 6
    I see. In other words, the printed stuff is much better anyway:p
  9. darthhelinith Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 10, 2009
    star 5
    I dunno, pretty sure the encyclopedia was out of date before it was published, despite the hard work of numerous peoples on it.
    Last edited by darthhelinith, Jan 15, 2013
  10. darthbarracuda Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 4, 2012
    star 2
    Yeah I still use Wook a lot, but I can't edit it at all. Either way TJCF is much better cause you can ask way more stuff than just "canonically answerable" questions. Like actually use it as a blog ya know?

    I have The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia (about a year ago for 60 bucks....half of the normal price and off Amazon too! They are now selling at 70 thought...) and it's great and all and fun to read but doing it online is much easier than having to look through three different volumes. And most entries are only a quick summary, if that, so you kinda have to use Wook to get all the nitty-gritty. And plus it goes out-of-date in a few years (just look at the Darth Maul story), and I don't think they include "non-canon" material.

    I do like the EG's thought. I have the Essential Atlas. And I'm thinking about the Warfare one. And I have the complete cross sections book on all 6 movies...but even still Wook is the way to go to get the best info.

    But it's ridiculously strict and the admins take it waaaaaaaaaaay too seriously. Like it's their life or something. They got all P-O'd at me and at first banned me for a day, then 1 week, a month, and then finally forever.

    I got banned for a day for forgetting to put a timestamp when I replied to comments.
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  11. LordMortis315 Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Sep 2, 2012
    star 4
    They lost me at their April Fools 2012 prank.
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  12. Sistros Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 24, 2010
    star 6
    what was their april fools prank?

    I vaguely remember something..
  13. Narutakikun Force Ghost

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    Nov 8, 2012
    star 4
    I think that if you asked so many Star Wars questions that you got banned from a Star Wars related website for being overly enthusiastic, that's a good sign that it's time to take up whittling.
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  14. darthbarracuda Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 4, 2012
    star 2
    I whittle all the time when I have to study for a school test. I've got 5 decent hiking sticks, and one that's stained and looks all ornate and nice...lol
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