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 Post subject: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:13 am 
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Does anyone have credentials to edit? Seems they blocked new registrations.

I wanted to correct the statement on this page--"Lenovo's site is incorrect in showing that the Plus models have audio connectors on the Dock, these are not present in the dual-DVI models". This video shows they're definitely present, albeit on the right side.


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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:29 am 
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IIRC, there are instructions on how to register manually on one of the pages. I seem to remember that you have to request an account via e-mail.

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:46 pm 
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I'd also like to register and contribute... but can't find any links :(

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:58 pm 
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Registration is disabled. Send him an email.


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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:52 pm 
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Thanks CG, have done so :)

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:27 am 
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I tried emailing at register at thinkwiki.org a month ago, but never got a reply on how to get an account to edit the wiki. Then they had an issue with the website http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkWiki:Wiki_problems and now that I tried emailing them again, my email is not reaching them at all (I got a Failure Notice back).

Anyone from thinkwiki reading the forums to inform regarding new wiki users registrations?

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:23 pm 
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Allow me to bump this topic in case someone takes notice.

Apparently, there are new users registering on the wiki; are they spam robots or real users, and whatever is true, how do they do it, since there is no registration form :?:

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:23 pm 
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No new registrations in over a year. I'm pretty sure those are manual registrations.


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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:26 pm 
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I can understand why they turned of the registration. The Spam-problem is just too bad. Also, we turned the registration in our German ThinkPad wiki off after a massive Spam attack. We tried a captcha, but the Spam-bots had find ways to register.

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:35 pm 
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I'm surprised they haven't approached some of the users here with invites. There are a few ( :) ) others here more qualified, but even I would chip in a bit. I've seen some discrepancies or ommissions there in a few articles that I would have corrected already.

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:14 am 
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I got an account through the wiki admin. If anyone else wants one, you have to contact him

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/User:Akw

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I've had an account there since 2008, but have rarely used it. :oops:

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:39 pm 
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Ah, so we know who to blame for those errors. ;)

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 Post subject: Re: ThinkWiki.org
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:33 am 
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You should know by now that misinformation is my one and only goal in life! :wink:
Where else but here would I find such a captive audience?

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RealBlackStuff wrote:
Where else but here would I find such a captive audience?


DC? ;)

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:17 pm 
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New page on how to create an account for those interested:

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkWiki:Accounts

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