Talk:Alchemy

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Um... the best way to state where a source came from is using a ref tag... and if you're going to source a post, it may be wise to make it a saved post, then link it using ref tags. - Andy talk 18:08, 7 September 2007 (EDT)

Yeah, it was a random post that I had just saved the text of it into notepad for later retrieval. So didn't have all the other information needed to make it a saved post article. Adam talk 20:40, 7 September 2007 (EDT)

Some suggestions: The Alchemy verb pages should all be covered under ALCHEMY (verb). There's no need for an ALCHEMY SIMMER, ALCHEMY BOIL, et cetera. Second, not every skill needs a link in the table of contents. Instead of using headers, use a definition list (lines that start with a semicolon followed by a line that starts with a colon). I admit that I need to change the way I wrote some of the Rogue Guild skill articles. I will say this though: good on you for moving the list of ingredients to their own page. Lists like that do not belong in a main article. However, when making lists, try to add the lists category.
In general, try not to use headers unless there's a significant amount of information to put under the header. IE: the fame and experience header probably isn't entirely necessary, unless there's a significant amount of information that can be put there. If you want to put this somewhere, perhaps make a more general header such that more information can be written under it. For example, you could title the header: Rewards of Alchemy. Then you could list fame and experience, as well as the other benefits that may occur from training in Alchemy.
I say all this stuff, but don't let it be a discouragement. It is nothing more than constructive criticism. Other than these few comments, it is well-written and necessary information. - Andy talk 00:13, 16 September 2007 (EDT)