Excessive Quotes

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Excessive Quotes

Post by Master » Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:05 am

In some of our larger articles, what should be the section providing a brief overview is instead inundated with quotes from many sources across Rayman's 20 year history. The end result is an overview which is buried and bloated. I believe quotes do help provide context, but at the same time, they shouldn't dumped as they seem to be.

Personally, I think we should attempt to spread out quotes and place them within headings which closely tie to the era or subject the quote relates to. Alternatively, we could try to have a sub-page to gather quotes, as we've done for quotes from the games, like the Rayman 3 quotes articles.

Regardless though, I do feel this is another area which could do with some tidying up, what do you folks think?
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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by Master » Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:04 pm

To demonstrate what I mean, I decided to move the quotes around in the Cage article, compared to when they were all at the top. Do you folks feel that it is better or worse?
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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by Matyuv » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:52 am

I think it looks much cleaner now, good job.
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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by Hunchman801 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:50 pm

Much better, I agree.
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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by Master » Tue Jul 19, 2016 11:03 pm

Looks like it's approved. I'll see about doing the same for other articles.
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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by Haruka » Sun Jul 24, 2016 1:49 pm

Nice work there, it looks much cleaner indeed. :)

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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by The Jonster » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:54 am

There's a quote page now isn't there?

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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by PluMGMK » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:01 am

The quote pages on the French wiki are great. The English one I'm not too sure about. :?

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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by The Jonster » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:04 am

I've only seen the R3 ones so far.

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Re: Excessive Quotes

Post by PluMGMK » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:05 am

I guess they're the most needed ones, since that game isn't subtitled at all!

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