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Re: Abandoned Pages in Need of Adoption

Postby Scott » Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:47 pm

Scott wrote:
Here is another page that is woefully outdated: http://www.summitpost.org/pisco/150282

Having climbed it, I wish to adopt the Pisco page. It's a beautiful mountain deserving an adeguate page.

Alberto


The page is yours. I'm looking forward to seeing the improvements.
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Re: Abandoned Pages in Need of Adoption

Postby AlbertoRampini » Sat Apr 12, 2014 4:44 pm

Thanks, Scott. All the best.
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Re: Abandoned Pages in Need of Adoption

Postby nader » Sun May 18, 2014 5:21 pm

This page on Long Canyon Road is basically empty. It has had no votes after 2 years:

http://www.summitpost.org/long-canyon-moab-area/790551

I called the owner and asked him to share the page with me. This is our conversation:




Thanks for the reply,

For me to be able to change the content of the page, you must click on "Change Privileges" in the orange bar on top of the page, search for my name "nader" and put me as owner. You will continue to remain part owner of the page and will continue to be able to revise it.

--- On Wed May 14, 2014 08:33:11 AM normanorem wrote:---
> Yes, for the good of all, please add pictures and info if
> you can, thanks....
>
> --- On Tue May 13, 2014 10:04:36 AM nader wrote:---
> > Hi Norman,
> >
> > Hope you are doing well. I have recently hiked this road
> and
> > taken a lot of pictures. If you give me part ownership of
> > this page, I can add much good info and pics.





I did not hear anything after that. Is this page worth saving as is? should I just create a new page?
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Re: Abandoned Pages in Need of Adoption

Postby rgg » Sun May 18, 2014 7:01 pm

nader wrote:This page on Long Canyon Road is basically empty. It has had no votes after 2 years:

http://www.summitpost.org/long-canyon-moab-area/790551

...

Is this page worth saving as is? should I just create a new page?



The fact that that page exists doesn't stop you from posting a route page, because that page is actually a custom object and therefore the rule against duplicate route pages doesn't come into play. Frankly, I don't see anything useful about that custom page (and I must say that I don't see much purpose in describing a route that simply follows a road anyway), and if it actually were a route page, I would rather see it deleted. However, custom objects on SP are basically left to their own devices, even useless ones.
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Re: Abandoned Pages in Need of Adoption

Postby Scott » Sun May 18, 2014 9:49 pm

I called the owner and asked him to share the page with me.


The page is a custom object.

I am curious as to what your plans for the are? Long Canyon is just a road (and a high traffic dirt road at that). I don't see what the point of a route or canyon page for it would be, so I would be curious as to what the plans for the page would be.

The only reason that the submissions from that member are tolerated is because they are custom objects. Otherwise, they would be deleted. Long Canyon is not an appropriate route, mountain, or canyon page (unless you were putting beta up on the rock climbing routes-there is good rock climbing there), but could be mentioned in the Getting There section of Island in the Sky or something.

Anyway, you have privileges now.
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Re: Abandoned Pages in Need of Adoption

Postby nader » Mon May 19, 2014 12:24 am

Thanks.
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