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BIONICLEsector01:Lexicon of Terms

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Lexicon of Terms
(Lexicon of Terms)

Since this is a BIONICLE Wiki, the Wiki Staff changed the tabs and messages to become more BIONICLE-ish, so to speak. Here are what some of these words mean:

Lexicon of Terms

Tabs

  • Activate Akaku - View Source/Page Locked
  • Archives - History
  • Carve - Edit
  • Legendary Kanohi - Special Page
  • Matoran Page - User Page
  • Patrol Tablet - Watch
  • Quick-speak - Talk
  • Tablet - Article

For Users

  • My Patrol List - My Watchlist
  • My Quick-Speak - My Talk

Sysop User

  • Activate Hau - Protect
  • Deactivate Hau - Unprotect
  • Activate Huna - Hide Edit
  • Destroy Tablet - Delete
  • Exile Matoran - Block User
  • Moto-Hub - Move
  • Revert Carving - Rollback

Other Wiki Terms

  • Broken link - A link to a nonexistent page, usually colored red; Also used: edit link, red link.
  • Broken redirect - Redirect to a non-existing page
  • Bureaucrat - A BS01 Administrator/General Manager who has been entrusted with promoting users to sysops.
  • Checkuser - An access level that lets users with it see the IP addresses of logged-in users, usually to determine if someone is using multiple accounts to violate policy, and/or in vandalism cases.
  • Contribs - Short for contributions, these are the edits that a user has made.
  • Disambiguation - A page that contains various meanings of a word, and refers to the pages where the various meanings are defined; Also used: disambig.
  • Double redirect - A redirect which leads to another redirect. This will not bring one to the final destination, so it needs to be eliminated by linking directly to the target redirect.
  • Dupe - Short for a duplicate article; often used when identifying a duplicate page that needs to be merged with another.
  • Edit conflict - Two or more parties both attempt to save different edits to the same page at the same time. The later edit doesn't take effect, but the editor is prompted to merge their edit with the earlier one.
  • Edit war - Two or more parties continually making their preferred changes to a page, and undoing the changes they don't agree with; Also used: revert war.

Acronyms

BS01

BIONICLE

Note this section only contains some BIONICLE acronyms used. If any article has a frequently used acronym, it will be displayed on the article itself.

Other Sayings

  • ASAP - As Soon As Possible
  • BRB - Be Right Back
  • BTW - By the Way
  • DAUAG - Don't Ask Us, Ask Greg
  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  • FYI - For Your Information
  • IDK - I Don't Know
  • IIRC - If I Recall/Remember Correctly
  • IMO - In My Opinion
  • IRL - In Real Life
  • J/K - Just Kidding
  • JTLYK - Just To Let You Know
  • LOL - Laugh out Loud
  • MLN - My LEGO Network
  • NVM - Nevermind
  • OMG - Oh My Gosh or similar terms
  • WTH - What The Heck