Wikilists

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Wikilists should be a mutli-lingual wiki with the purpose of collecting lists of things. Often times during research I wish there existed such a reliable source of information here on the interweb.

Possible Use[edit]

There are countless ways in which a collective of lists linking to articles on their subject could aid a person in achieving whatever goal it is they may have.

A list of confirmed bipolar notables and a list of songs about being bipolar would assist one in writing a thesis on the topic of bipolar creativity; or, perhaps, that same list of songs could assist a bipolar adolescent in comforting himself during a depressive episode. Or, perhaps, a list of mods for a specific computer game could assist a gamer in his search for a recreational past time that he enjoys. Or, perhaps, a list of religions practiced around the world could assist one in a spiritual quest. Or, perhaps, a list of science fiction writers could bring inspiration to an aspiring novelist. Or, perhaps a list of methods of acting could bring a struggling acting student to that grade she needs to bring her GPA up.

Example articles[edit]

There are plenty of examples on wikipedia, including my noted examples above. It is my belief that all such articles on wikipedia should then be transwikied onto wikilists.

w:Category:Lists - an incomplete listing of all lists on wikipedia

About the proposer[edit]

Hi, i'm Jmax-, known on IRC as Jmax. It is my goal to improve wikipedia and related projects the best i can. I have worked to remove pointless articles and fixed grammatical errors as I have seen them. If you'd like ot leave me a message, please do so on my talk page Jmax- 23:27, 17 November 2005 (UTC)