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Even though Beta collectors have one common hobby, they always tend to split in many small communities, which results to a lot of confusion instead of sharing knowledge with each other. The goal of this wiki is simple yet amazing - provide a single page for every information about your favorite Beta you may ever want, regardless if you're from BA, ABN, winforum, winclub, or even some japanese underground group.  
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Even though Beta collectors have one common hobby, they always tend to split in many small communities, which results to a lot of confusion instead of sharing knowledge with each other. The goal of this wiki is simple yet amazing - provide a single page for every information about your favorite Beta you may ever want, regardless if you're from BetaArchive, Ring of Lightning, Binary Outcast, #nttalk, Winforum, Winclub, or even some Japanese underground group.  
  
There already is one wiki which had more or less the same goal, and that is BetaArchive Wiki. Some of you maybe asking: What's wrong with it? Why not continue with it instead of creating a new one? Well, there is a simple answer: BetaArchive had and always will have one admin, who while maintaining the forum AND an FTP server doesn't really have time to create features for a wiki. Also, it has a 3-month-membership-before-contributing rule, which for me really breaks the point of having a wiki in the first place.  
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There already is one wiki which had more or less the same goal, and that is BetaArchive Wiki. Some of you maybe asking: What's wrong with it? Why not continue with it instead of creating a new one? Well, there is a simple answer: BetaArchive had and always will have two admins, who while maintaining the forum AND an FTP server don't really have time to create features for a wiki. Also, it has a 3-month-membership-before-contributing rule, which for me really breaks the point of having a wiki in the first place.  
  
 
This wiki is still empty and far from perfect. However, I'll do my best to make it better and better, and I hope you'll help me on this long quest.
 
This wiki is still empty and far from perfect. However, I'll do my best to make it better and better, and I hope you'll help me on this long quest.
  
<div align="right">--[[User:JaGoTu|JaGoTu]] ([[User talk:JaGoTu|talk]]) 14:32, 7 July 2013 (BST)</div>
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''P.S. Thanks hounsell for his hosting and the domain!''
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<div align="right">--[[User:JaGoTu|JaGoTu]] ([[User talk:JaGoTu|talk]]) 14:37, 7 July 2013 (BST)</div>

Latest revision as of 12:41, 12 February 2014

Even though Beta collectors have one common hobby, they always tend to split in many small communities, which results to a lot of confusion instead of sharing knowledge with each other. The goal of this wiki is simple yet amazing - provide a single page for every information about your favorite Beta you may ever want, regardless if you're from BetaArchive, Ring of Lightning, Binary Outcast, #nttalk, Winforum, Winclub, or even some Japanese underground group.

There already is one wiki which had more or less the same goal, and that is BetaArchive Wiki. Some of you maybe asking: What's wrong with it? Why not continue with it instead of creating a new one? Well, there is a simple answer: BetaArchive had and always will have two admins, who while maintaining the forum AND an FTP server don't really have time to create features for a wiki. Also, it has a 3-month-membership-before-contributing rule, which for me really breaks the point of having a wiki in the first place.

This wiki is still empty and far from perfect. However, I'll do my best to make it better and better, and I hope you'll help me on this long quest.

P.S. Thanks hounsell for his hosting and the domain!

--JaGoTu (talk) 14:37, 7 July 2013 (BST)