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  • Hello, I come from this wiki's counterpart in Spanish.

    Today I was just curious about some information about the series, so I went to the wiki and I noticed it was completely abandoned. Since I had the time and I like the series, I tried to add some information; but I'm afraid that I won't be able to continue editing.

    I came here and I saw that this community was very active, so it would be amazing if someone goes to the wiki and try to add information or translates pages that are missing; of course, if they feel comfortable with the language.

    I write this message to you because you were the first administrator that I could find; however, anyone who helps is welcomed. I hope you can pass this to others so that it's easier to get at least one person who is interested in doing this.

    Here's the link: https://criminalminds.fandom.com/es/wiki/Mentes_Criminales_Wiki

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    • Hi, or hola, I suppose would be more appropriate. Thank you for getting in touch with me and for trying to expand the Spanish counterpart. Even the smallest contribution is greatly appreciated.

      Unfortunately, I'm not fluent in Spanish but I will be more than happy to look into updating the Spanish version of our wiki. I apologise for it seemingly having been abandoned, I can't help but feel somewhat responsible for that. Thanks so much for bringing this to my attention. I'll check it out as soon as I can and see what I can do. Thanks again!

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    • Thanks to you! And don't worry, I can see that all of you are already doing excellent here.

      I do this because I enjoy both; Fandom and Criminal Minds, sadly I don't have the time to fully dedicate myself to them. However, I think that it would be great to see an active community of Criminal Minds and visit it once in a while; especially now that the series is still going on.

      I also understand that is difficult to find someone from another language to help, but it was better to say something than do nothing. Principally because I saw that even some main characters were missing information.

      Hopefully, more people willing to help will appear, thanks again for answering and paying attention to this issue.

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    • Don't worry, I completely understand. I love the show and what I do here but I only recently returned from a long hiatus for similar reasons. Community building is actually a focus for us at the moment (we just implemented blog posts titled Community Updates and we also recently joined Twitter as well) so I can try and see if I can find a way to implement that or something similar outside of the English version. That might help build a communuity but I can't promise anything.

      And no, you were absolutely right to say something, if I had known it was an issue, I would have looked into it sooner. Thanks again for reaching out. Give me a little time and I'll see if there's anything I can do.

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    • I can totally see the efforts, especially with the idea of having your twitter and the series' one in the main page. I even tried to implement the same on the wiki in Spanish (in this case by showing the twitter of the series), since I considered that it gives you the feeling of being updated from the source itself.

      By the way, I was also thinking that there were some tasks that are not influenced by the language barrier, for example, fixing templates or changing the style and colors of the page; which would make it more pleasant for visitors and users.

      It was nice to see an active community here, keep up the good work.

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  • Hi Profiler10,

    It's me BAUmaster628. I am using a slightly different account because I had to restore the settings on my laptop due to an issue I had for a while which caused any search I made on Google to instead go to Yahoo. This caused me to be logged out of my Wiki account and because I forgot the password to it, I decided to create a new account. For some reason, I do not have editing access on any wiki and was hoping you could allow me access to editing the articles on this wiki. I know it has been a while since I've edited articles on this wiki, but I have been busy with college and since the show is back (sadly, for its last season), I wish to help with them.

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    • Hi BAUmaster. I'm sorry to hear that you had issues with your account but I am glad you managed to stay with the wiki regardless.

      It's not just you, several pages have been closed off from users while they are under construction by the admin team. It's just a precautionary measure to prevent edit conflicts, however, it's only temporary. I hope this up clears any confusion.

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    • Thank you for giving me this information. I understand the admin team's concern's with the articles. I can wait for as long as it takes.

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  • Happy New Year, Reese. How are you? How is everything? I know that I shouldn't send you messages, wait for your replies, and ask for an update. I know that you said to look at your profile page to see if there are any changes. And I also know that the premiere of Season 15 is one week from today.  But, I notice that you are still currently working on the articles from the episode The Dance of Love. Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't you mentioned recently that you watched the episode few times, you are almost done with Portia's page, working on Krystall's page, checking on Cheryl Kaline's page, and then you will transfer all three of them onto the live pages? I don't mean to be rude, it's just that you mentioned these things recently. Is everything okay? Are you stuck somewhere? If there is anything that I can do to help, please ask. 

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    • I understand. Forgive me, but I have three more questions. 

      1. Will you be working on Sebastian Hurst's page together with the Lynches' pages?

      2. While you're mostly focusing on the Lynches, will you also be working on the articles from Truth or Dare? I'm asking this because you said it yourself that Truth or Dare is connected with the two part episode season premire as well.

      3. Can you please let me know whenever you can how are the articles from Chameleon, Truth or Dare, Under the Skin, and Awakenings and can you please let me know if you manage to complete them before next week's new episode?

      These are my last questions for the two part episode season premiere and the two episodes from Season 14 connected to the premiere.

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    • Hi Michael, apologies for the delay in replying. I took a few days off from the wiki to focus solely on the pages so I haven't been checking messages. But I am happy to say that I've made some good progress in those days, which I'll outline a bit more when I answer your questions.

      1. I'm actually working on Hurst's page right now and I've pieced together his backstory and most of the details for his article. Right now, I'm trying to find a good shot of him for the page's image. This has also helped me make progress with articles for the Lynches as well.

      2. Right now, I'm mainly focused on the new Season 15 episodes, however, again I have made progress for Mark Zabel so yeah, I will also be working on Truth or Dare.

      3. I'm afraid I can't keep giving you these personal updates on each individual project and I'm serious about this. I simply don't have the time to do so with all the stuff I need to be working on. I understand you want to stay up-to-date on everything and I've tried to accommodate that as best as I can but I need to stay on-task so this will be the last time. I'm asking you to stop asking for personal updates, please. I'm not angry, I just have too much to do.

      As I said, Hurst's page is coming along well and as for the Lynches, I should at least have them with the most up-to-date information from the latest episodes by the time the next two air tomorrow, meaning information such as the details of Everett and Grace Lynch's crime spree in Awakenings.

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  • Hi, Reese. How are you? How is everything? Recently, I saw what you wrote on your user blog on the Community and Rules Update and I want to say that I'm sorry for pushing and pressuring you. I had no idea what was going on with you. I know that I should have written you something after you wrote down the message and I know that I shouldn't send you messages for a while, but I didn't know how long is a while and I was thinking the past few days of what I can write you to say that I'm sorry. It's just that when you wrote down the reason why you were gone from this wiki for too long, I felt bad and I didn't know what was going on with you. Believe me, if I knew what was going on, I wouldn't have keep sending you messages and pressuring you on the articles. It's just that, I hate to say this and I hate to repeat myself, but all the articles from my list I sent you except for Floyd Feylinn Ferell which you have completed recently are long overdue and some of them need to be checked, expanded, fixed, and filled out. I know that I am repeating myelf, but when you wrote down the message, I felt terrible for pushing you. So once again, I want to say that I'm sorry for giving you such a hard time and for not knowing what was going on with you. You don't have to assume the worst of me. 

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    • Hi, so I've added the project section to my profile. It lists most, if not all, of the important articles you listed for me and tells you which ones are my active focus. So if you see me editing my profile, I'm likely updating that section so just check what changes I made if you want to know what I'm working on next. It'll be much easier than messaging me and then waiting for replies. I don't mean that in a bad way, just so you know but I think you see where I'm coming from.

      Important thing to note though is that it will only refer to articles that are currently live on the wiki and not brand new pages I might create. So for example, I may make an article for Cheryl Kaline's husband, Craig as an incidential character, seeing as he was key to her M.O., but he doesn't have a page here so he won't be listed in that section, I'll just make the page if I feel he deserves one. Again, I'm not sure if I definitely will but it's just an example. I hope that makes sense.

      Speaking of which, the articles are going well. I'm almost done with Portia and then it'll be on to checking Cheryl's page. I'm working on them in my files off-site and when I'm done all three, I will just transfer everything onto the live pages. Hope you have a good evening, Michael.

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    • Thank you for telling me. And have a good evening to you too.

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  • Hello! I'm Sannse, from Fandom's Editor Experience team. I'm contacting you as the most recently active admin. Hopefully you can pass this on to others as needed.

    One project that we're excited about launching is an initiative to pair newly registered users with experienced advisors (which they can choose from). These advisors would be available for answering basic editing questions and guiding appropriate edits, in the hope that these users will become active in the local community.

    Why do this, rather than rely on admins and moderators? We've seen from research and experience (both from Wikipedia) that establishing a human bond with a peer "senpai" or mentor can have a better effect on the comfort of the newcomer, especially where the high volume of edits may cause the quick response of rollbacks rather than taking the time to walk new editors through their early work. While some communities do take that time and care among their leaders, we feel an additional level might put new users at ease and help them be more comfortable with editing. Ultimately, we feel like this project will either free up some time for admins and moderators, or designate them as approachable welcomers to talk to and guide new users. We want to see how effective this is on a relatively small number of communities and see if Fandom's results are consistent with those experienced on Wikipedia. If they are, we may pursue expanding the pilot program and perhaps seeking to build it into a core part of the new platform.

    Here's what we would wish for your community to agree to:

    • At least one volunteer advisor, acting as an advisor and advocate helping newcomers. For the most part, this means responding to questions that newcomers leave the advisor in Discussions. Sometimes this may mean the advisor interacts with admins and moderators to address concerns regarding the newcomer. We have some advisors-at-large (those not tied to the local community, but available as fallbacks) already, but if you have ideas on who you might want to represent you in this role (or if you'd like to do so yourself!), feel free to contact me on my Wall.
    • Discussions / Feeds. Your community must have this active for the current solution to work. This is the primary method in which advisors have open communication with the users that choose them. We also recommend a Feeds channel of “Help Desk” where the communications can be placed, if you do not have a similar channel.
    • A change to your Welcome Messages to allow a method where a newcomer can choose an advisor. If you are currently participating in the MyDashboard program, there will be a card there to interact with an advisor.

    We are testing this for the next two months, and will see what the future of the program is thereafter. Is this a program you would feel comfortable with placing on your community?

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    • Yes, there are global advisors as well that new users can choose. If someone isn't available, we can edit the advisor list to pause new requests. Then they can just be added again when they are ready.

      I should be able to get this set  up today!

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    • Great! If you need anything, just let me know.

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  • Hey there! My name's Chris and I'm the Fandom Wiki Manager for Criminal Minds Wiki! I'm here to work with you guys as the CM Wiki admins to answer any wiki related questions you have and to be a liaison with full-time Fandom staff. Please feel free to leave me a message I can help with anything!

    I noticed your recent blog talking about future plans for the wiki, that's a great step! It should be great as well for you to work with the other admins ready for the new season. Are you guys talking to each other via Discord? :)

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    • I think Echo Spy said he was more than happy to use Discord, however, I think Fashionable101 might be more comfortable using threads on here because as far as I'm aware, she doesn't have a Discord or Twitter account. I think she might prefers using threads because it's convienent and built into the Fandom domain. I'll message her now though and ask, I could be mistaken. But regardless as one of our two most active admins, I cannot stress how important I think it is that she's included when we have our discussion so hopefully we can accommodate her.

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    • For sure! That's the aim really, so important we can communicate as a group to discuss ideas. I don't want it felt like anyone is being left out. Please let me know if I can help with that. :)

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  • Hi, Reese. How are you? It's been a week since our last conversation and I have been thinking about what you said. First of all, I want to aplogize for how I was behaving on our last conversation on the previous thread. When you told me that you are doing offsite the pages from Seasons 13 and 14 from the list I send you, I had no idea that you are doing them offiste. I know that this conversation will delay the work, but I was being selfish during our last conversation and I felt bad about it. I know that I said that the articles from the list I send you are long overdue and some of them have to be expand, fix, fill out and check. But what I also know and what I understand from what you told me is that there is a lot that goes into the role of an administrator, like you need to earn back the position you had before you left, doing maintenance work and similar tasks like checking vandalism, not just writing articles. I know that these last words that I wrote is what you said, but I am saying them from my own words. Again, I'm sorry for how I was behaving on our last conversation and I'm sorry for not knowing that you are doing the pages from the list offiste. 

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    • I know that you said we will talk in another time and I know that you need to focus right now. But, please tell me what do you think of my last message? Are these suggestions to do next okay with you? If you like these suggestions, please let me know which episode from my suggestions do you plan to work on first.

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    • Don't worry you didn't put me under pressure. I was just trying to handle a few things at the same time. As I might have mentioned before, I'm responsible for more than just articles.

      I think your suggestions are really good and I especially agree with the points about Ex Parte and Truth or Dare. You might have seen I added a point to the Horsemen's page not too long ago. Just a reference to literature that inspired the name but it was a good starting point. I'll let you know what I'll be moving on to next when I finish up The Dance of Love, which I'm still working on. I'm going to close this thread as I think we've resolved the matter we discussed.

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  • Hey there. I saw that you posted videos on the Season pages; I thought they weren't allowed?

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    • I can't remember if it was you or Echo Spy who offered me the Moderator and Admin postitons.

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    • If I remember correctly, it was Echo Spy. I don't think I was a bureaucrat back then so the decision would have his to make but he did pitch the idea with me that he was looking to appoint someone as a moderator and when he suggested you, I was automatically on board.

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  • Hi there. I noticed some of the edits you made. You did a great job. And welcome back. However, I think that J.J.'s father really is deceased. He must have left Sandy and married another woman before he died.

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    • Excellent point. Thank you for bringing that up and no, no pressure at all. I'm probably going to need to check those episodes anyway to make sure any other relevant articles are complete so I might as well check Barnes while I'm at it. Thanks again.

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    • No problem.

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  • Hi, Reese. How are you? How is everything? Welcome back. First of all, I want to aplogize for how I was bugging you last year when you came back. I had no right with what I did. I was impatient and I wasn't myself. Since then, I realized that I need to be patient with the articles and you were right when you said that  you didn't have the time to do all the articles when Season 13 was about to finish. It was not an excuse with what I did. I know that there is nothing that I can do or say that will change anything or make up for what I did. But I want you to know that I am sorry. If you can please give me another chance with you, I promise you that I will not bother you to do the articles immediately. Take all the time you need, there is no rush. Once again, I am sorry and I hope it's not too late. 

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    • Yes that's correct.

      As I said before, I need to cross check a few things with Floyd's page. He's not as straight forward as an "unsub of the week" would be.

      And yeah, that's how I approach articles. It's what works best for me simply put. It's time consuming yes but not only do I enjoy it, but it also helps the pages be as accurate as possible.

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    • Okay, I understand. Thanks for telling me.

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