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Wikipedia:Village pump

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Welcome to the village pump. This set of pages is used to discuss the technical issues, policies, and operations of Wikipedia, and is divided into five village pump sections.

This page is not for discussions. Please use the table below to find the most appropriate section to post in, or post in the miscellaneous section.

Village pump sections

To discuss existing and proposed policies

To discuss technical issues. For wiki software bug reports, use Phabricator

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To discuss new proposals that are not policy-related. See also: perennial proposals.

Idea lab
To discuss ideas before proposing them to the community and attempt to find solutions to issues

To post messages that do not fit into any other category

View all village pump sections at once

Other help and discussion locations
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...specific facts (e.g. Who was the first pope?)Reference desk
...constructive criticism from others for a specific articlePeer review resolving a specific article edit disputeRequests for comment comment on a specific articleArticle's talk page view other Wikimedia projectsWikimedia Meta-Wiki learn about citing Wikipedia in a bibliographyCiting Wikipedia report sites that copy Wikipedia contentMirrors and forks ask questions or make commentsQuestions


Discussions older than seven days (the date of last made comment) are moved to a subpage of each section (called section name/Archive n). These discussions can then be moved to a relevant talk page if appropriate. To view these archives and the history before September 26, 2004, see Wikipedia:Village pump archive.

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