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Pages that we need - click on one of the red ones and help us out! "DONE" markings were stripped as of Oct. '08 - live links without a DONE marking need to be re-checked for completeness and accuracy to reflect recent changes.
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To help out, and to follow the progress of HelpThing, see this list of HelpThing [[HelpThing:HelpThing/Pages_and_Progress|Pages and Progress]]. Pages that have been started are linked in blue; pages that need to be added are linked in red. Pages with blue links also need to be checked periodically and kept up to date. You can also check out [http://www.librarything.com/wiki/index.php?title=Special:Recentchanges&limit=500&days=30&namespace=102 recent edits to the HelpThing namespace].
 
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* [[HelpThing:Home|Home]] (new)
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* [[HelpThing:Profile|Your Profile]] (needs checking for up-to-date-ness and information on blocking other members)
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** Connections
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*** [[HelpThing:Connect|Connection News]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Contacts|Edit/view connections]] (also in Edit Profile)
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*** [[HelpThing:Authorconnections|Author Connections]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Alsoon|Also On]]
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** Recommendations
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*** [[HelpThing:Recommendations|Automatic Recommendations]] (NEEDS MAJOR UPDATE/REVISION) (needs to redirect to [[HelpThing:Profile/Recommendations|Profile/Recommendations]], info on this pages is mostly for [[HelpThing:Suggest|Single-Book Suggester and Unsuggester]])
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Recommendations/Member|Member Recommendations]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Recommendations/Unsuggester|Library Unsuggester]]
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** [[HelpThing:Profile_reviews|Your Reviews]] (needs updating with language of reviews/tweet your reviews)
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** Statistics
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Library|Library statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Social|Talk and Groups statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Covers|Covers statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Badges|Helper Badges stats]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Widgets|Widgets]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Connections|Compare Connections]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Legacy|Legacy Libraries stats]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Series|CK Series statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Awards|CK Awards statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Characters|CK Characters statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Places|CK Places statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Events|CK Events statistics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Gender|Male or female?]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Deadoralive|Dead or alive?]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Deadoralive_list|Dead or Alive comparison]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Vousetnulautre|Vous et nul autre]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Workdups|Work duplicates]] - can be moved from: [[HelpThing:Meme_workdups|List of Duplicate Works]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile/Stats/Collections|Collection statistics]]
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** Clouds
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*** [[HelpThing:Tagcloud|Tag Cloud]] (done, except for confirming # of tags in LT cloud)
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*** [[HelpThing:Authorcloud|Author Cloud]] (done, except for confirming # of authors in LT cloud)
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*** [[HelpThing:Profile_tagmirror|Tag Mirror]]
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** [[HelpThing:Author_gallery|Author Gallery]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Pics|Author Pics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Pics_recent|Recent Author Pics]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Pic_upload|Upload Author Pics]]
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** [[HelpThing:Editprofile|Edit Profile]] (needs updating, as there's now subpages):
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Profile|Edit Profile main page]] (probably mostly the same as the old [[HelpThing:Editprofile|Edit Profile]] page)
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Account|Edit Profile account page]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Contacts|Edit contacts page]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Styles|Edit catalog styles]] (this can be copied from [[HelpThing:Editstyles|Edit Display Style]])
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Sites|Edit sites/apps]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Editprofile/Misc|Edit Miscellaneous]]
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** [[HelpThing:Findfriends|Find Friends]]
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** [[HelpThing:Widget|Widget]]
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* [[HelpThing:Catalog|Your Library]] (needs a big ol' overhaul, not least to add collections info.)
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**[[HelpThing:Editstyles|Edit Display Style]]
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* [[HelpThing:Work|Work]] (Needs updating to reflect collections, customizeable pages, etc.)  Also needs to be streamlined with moving some information to the relevant subpages
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Details|Details]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Edit|Edit]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Covers|Covers]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Reviews|Reviews]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Recommendations|Work Recommendations]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Descriptions|Descriptions]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Conversations|Conversations]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Commonknowledge|Common Knowledge]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Members|Members]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Editions|Editions]]
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** [[HelpThing:Work/Swap|Swap]]
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** [[HelpThing:Bookservices|Buy, Borrow or Swap edit]]
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*[[HelpThing:Author|Author page]]
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**[[HelpThing:Librarything_author|LibraryThing Authors]]
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** [[HelpThing:Combine|Combine all works]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Work_combineworks|Combination confirmation]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Work_separate|Separation confirmation]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Work_separate_submit|Separated works page]]
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*** More combining pages here?
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*** [[HelpThing:Author_split|Author split]]
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* [[HelpThing:Tag|Tag page]]
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** [[HelpThing:Tagcombine|Tag Combine]]
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* [[HelpThing:Subject|Subject page]]
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* [[HelpThing:Language|Language page]]
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* [[HelpThing:Commonknowledge|Common Knowledge]]
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** [[HelpThing:Commonknowledge/Clouds|CK clouds]]
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** [[HelpThing:Commonknowledge/Changelog|Change Log]]
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** [[HelpThing:Commonknowledge/Search|CK search results]]
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** [[HelpThing:Series|Series page]]
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** [[HelpThing:Character|Character page]]
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** [[HelpThing:Bookaward|Book Award page]]
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** [[HelpThing:Place|Places page]]
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** MORE HERE??
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* [[HelpThing:Tags|Tags]] (Needs revision - and possibly moving - to deal with collections and in-catalog streamlining)
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* [[HelpThing:Addbooks|Add Books]] (needs checking and updating)
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** [[HelpThing:Addnew|Manual Entry]]
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** [[HelpThing:Import|Import]]
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** [[HelpThing:Addbooks_libraries|Library Sources]] (This info probably needs to be added in to the main Add Books entry, since it no longer has its own page)
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* [[HelpThing:Talk|Talk]] (needs more on "Your Books" and "Search", and some more linking, updates for "Hot Topics", others?)
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**[[HelpThing:Talk_topic|Talk topic page]] needs to be moved to [[HelpThing:Topic|Topic page]] -- info copied over (couldn't get it to "move")
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* [[HelpThing:Groups|Groups]]  Needs a better way to distinguish between the main Groups page and an individual Group page, both of which have the URL /groups.
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** [[HelpThing:Groups_list|Groups list]]
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** [[HelpThing:Groups_edit|New Group]]
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* [[HelpThing:Local|LibraryThing Local Home]] (needs review)
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** [[Helpthing:Local/Place|Local search]]
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** [[HelpThing:Local/Members|Local Members]] (needs review)
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** [[HelpThing:Local/Favorites|Local Favorites]] (needs review)
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** [[HelpThing:Local/Connections|Local Connections]] (needs review)
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** [[HelpThing:Local/Stats|Local Statistics]] (should be at [[
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** [[HelpThing:Local/Helpers|Local Helpers]] (needs review)
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** [[HelpThing:Venue|Venue page]]
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** [[HelpThing:Venue_edit|Add/edit venue]]
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** [[HelpThing:Local_add|Event add]]
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* [[HelpThing:Search|Search]]
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* [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist|Zeitgeist]]
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** [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist/Books|Zeitgeist Books]]
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** [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist/Authors|Zeitgeist Authors]]
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** [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist/Recommendations|Zeitgeist Recommendations]]
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** [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist/Language|Zeitgeist Languages]]
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** [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist/Combiners|Zeitgeist Helpers]]
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*** [[HelpThing:Log_helpers|Helpers Log]]
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** [[HelpThing:Zeitgeist/Members/Libraries|Zeitgeist members 5000 largest]]
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** [[HelpThing:Z_reviews|Zeitgeist Review]]
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** [[HelpThing:Z_users|Zeitgeist Members 3000 largest plus profile pics]] (defunct? no, page is still there if you type in the URL, but I can't find a link to it)
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** [[HelpThing:Z_books|Zeitgeist Books - More]]
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* [[HelpThing:Tools|Tools]]
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** [[HelpThing:Invite|Invite]]
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** [[HelpThing:Ltsw|Search Widget]]
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** [[HelpThing:Signatureline|Signature Line]]
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** [[HelpThing:Services|APIs and linking]]
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** [[HelpThing:Allyourcovers|All Your Covers]]
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** [[HelpThing:Store|Store]]
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** [[HelpThing:Cuecat|Cuecat]]
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** [[HelpThing:Gift-life|Lifetime Gift Account]]
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** [[HelpThing:Gift-year|Yearly Gift Account]]
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** [[HelpThing:Upgrade|Upgrade]]
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** [[HelpThing:Changesomething|Change username or password]]
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** [[HelpThing:Lostsomething|Lost password]]
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** [[HelpThing:Vox|Vox import]]
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** [[HelpThing:Export-csv|Export CSV]] ??
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** [[HelpThing:Export-tab|Export Tab-delimited]] ??
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** [[HelpThing:Faq|FAQ]] (Hopefully we can make this page redundant)
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** [[HelpThing:Tour|Take the Tour]]
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** [[HelpThing:Quickstart|Quick Starting Guide]]
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** [[HelpThing:Bookpiles|Bookpile Contests]]
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** More here?
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LT MISCELLANY
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* [[HelpThing:Er/Profile|Early Reviewers Signup]]  (same page as [[HelpThing:Er/Signup]])
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* [[HelpThing:Er/List|Early Reviewers List]]
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** [[HelpThing:Forpublishers|ER for publishers]]
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** [[HelpThing:Er_winnings|ER winnings]]
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* [[HelpThing:Er/Giveaway/List|Member giveaway list]]
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** [[HelpThing:Er_book|Post a giveaway]]
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* [[HelpThing:Suggester|Suggester]]
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* [[HelpThing:Unsuggester|Unsuggester]]
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*[[HelpThing:Title|TitleThing]]
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*[[HelpThing:Tool_coverfind|Missing covers]] (no longer valid, I think?)
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*[[HelpThing:Lttl|Timeline]]
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*[[HelpThing:Affinity|Affinity]] (also missing?)
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* [[HelpThing:Wiki|Wiki]] - can you have a help page for the wiki on the wiki?  Doesn't that make the universe explode?
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* [[HelpThing:About|About]] - does this ''really'' need a help page?
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* [[HelpThing:Blog|Blog]]
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Latest revision as of 00:11, 15 April 2011

This is a HelpThing page

HelpThing was written by members like you, with some help from LibraryThing staff.

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[edit] What is HelpThing?

HelpThing is this wiki-editable, member-written, contextual help for LibraryThing's features, concepts and culture. HelpThing was opened to all members on July 22, 2009.

See the HelpThing Style Guide

[edit] Sample Pages

These pages are a little farther-on than the others.

[edit] Start Helping

To help out, and to follow the progress of HelpThing, see this list of HelpThing Pages and Progress. Pages that have been started are linked in blue; pages that need to be added are linked in red. Pages with blue links also need to be checked periodically and kept up to date. You can also check out recent edits to the HelpThing namespace.

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