Requests for comment/Mission(s) policy

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Hi all, I am Gabrielchihonglee from Hong Kong, 14 years old. I am now proposing and requesting for comments about my suggestion. My suggestion is to create a mission system, which will run on en.wikipedia first then other sister project and languages. Maybe you will ask why do we need one. Actually, according to my experience in Baidu(One of the China wiki that copies content from Wikipedia), they help new users learn the environment and how to edit, it also lets user have different grading. Currently, I know that active users are reducing.

I suggest to use this mission policy to recruit more new active users. This is a snapshot on Baidu's mission policy. What I want to do is to create one like them. The "Mission policy" sall include some videos about what is Wikipedia, introducing the interface and require them to do some edits. Each mission done, they shall gain some EXP. Once their EXP reaches some level, they shall get something like a reward. And this is my proposal, and I would like to hear about your idea, please comment at the bottom of this page. Thanks! — The preceding unsigned comment was added by Gabrielchihonglee (talk)

I come from Chinese continent, I think Wikipedia follow Baidu is unworkable.--The powder toy (talk) 06:42, 11 August 2014 (UTC)[reply]

I think so. Btw, Chinese continent... Did you mean Mainland China?--Byfserag (talk) 09:27, 18 August 2014 (UTC)[reply]

@Gabrielchilhonglee: I think you are looking for The Wikipedia Adventure. It's not required to edit, though; I do not see such a requirement likely to be successful. Keegan (talk) 17:59, 13 August 2014 (UTC)on[reply]

In English, a Mission statement is a statement of purpose. Adventure is a better translation of the concept of involvement, with people going on a mission, than mission. Historically only about one out of a thousand readers ever click "edit" even once. Not sure that anything will ever change that ratio. And a very stable 10% of editors who make over 5 edits a month, make over 100 edits that month. Apteva (talk) 17:03, 7 September 2014 (UTC)[reply]

Proposing to close discussion[edit]

Discussion has been open for two months with little additional commentary. I am proposing to close this discussion.  — billinghurst sDrewth 23:11, 30 September 2014 (UTC)[reply]