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This page should include the word sandbox in it somewhere, so that searching for sandbox will bring this page up among the results.

I've been told that entering [[TableOfContents]] will yield a "table of contents" most excellent

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  • Donner Ski Ranch is located close to Boreal and Sugar Bowl. It is a small and cheap resort that is best suited for beginners. Although it does have some nice cliffs to drop off of on powder days.

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trying to to test br this should be a new line

2005-02-01 02:47:49   Testing my RSS aggregator, sorry for the clutter. —MikeIvanov

Comments don't go into the RSS feed.

Some macro testing:

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  • Hides your email address from spambots (for the most part).

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This is the third subsection I typed. Did the second subsection show up on the Table of Contents?

2005-03-16 15:54:15   [[SystemInfo]] —KenBloom Insert non-formatted text here


2005-04-14 15:41:03   test —ChristopherPrice


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2005-05-02 14:06:27   robots are awesome! —ArlenAbraham

2005-05-02 14:06:39   robots will eat our children! —ArlenAbraham

2005-05-02 14:06:48   robots will eat our children! —ArlenAbraham

2005-05-05 19:30:52   transitive property: eating our children is awesome! —KrisFricke

2005-06-12 14:01:33   Is there no way to italicize linked text? —NiareeHopelian Try this: ''["front page" ITALICIZED LINK TEXT]'' which turns out: ITALICIZED LINK TEXT. Just be sure to put two single-quotes on each side of the link brackets. —cm

2005-06-12 14:48:44   Worked perfectly Carl. Thanks! —NiareeHopelian

2005-06-12 16:14:42   Hey help, I have forgotten how to resize uploaded images and I've been scanning the help pages. Somebody want to point my blond brain in the right direction? —AbbyLawson


2005-06-30 00:36:47   , —JakeLippman


2005-08-16 10:05:16   add con comment? —RocksandDirt


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2005-09-02 15:48:32   con test? —IrenePark

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my test in the sandbox

Italic text here it goes Bold texthope it works


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Unless you're viewing the source, (comment removed, we are now fool, ha!) where part is commented out, you're not seeing all of this sentence.

Mah spoon is toooo big1

I, for one, welcome my new Wiki overlord

Why won't my "italics" work?

  • don't use quotation marks, use two apostrophes one each side of the phrase you want italicized.

try this

are mine working This should be italics. bold bold italics


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2005-09-29 23:24:29   Dude...just...dude OnceLivedInDavis 2005-09-29 23:24:29 —OnceLivedInDavis

2005-12-17 02:04:17   pro bono —MichelleAccurso

2005-12-26 15:03:33   edojwep —JesseUnger

2779-11-25 16:09:55NickJackson

2006-03-06 06:14:33   Testing nugget —DatNguyen

2006-03-12 06:15:28   All Your Base Are Belong To Google —MatthewKeys

2006-04-07 17:41:53   test —PhilipNeustrom

2006-04-10 08:43:42   Here we go! —ErikAnderson

2006-04-30 19:08:17   Links do not work in footnotes... for now —TusharRawat


2006-06-12 23:31:14   wau, very good work —DetlevLengsfeld

2 Baseball
1 Boy's Basketball
2 Girl's Basketball
3 Boy's Cross Country
8 Girl's Cross Country
1 Football
2 Boy's Golf
1 Gymnastics
4 Boy's Soccer
2 Girl's Soccer
9 Boy's Swimming Team
16 Girl's Swimming
4 Boy's Tennis
6 Girl's Tennis
8 Volleyball
12 Boy's Water Polo
5 Girl's Water Polo

  crunchy [[The_Dumpling_House "The Dumpling House"]]

2006-08-31 10:29:46   This is a test —DennisBallance

Test2 ~~ Test3 ~~~ Test4 ~~~~

South side of Mrak Hall

2006-11-04 10:31:34   just type it in here, eh? —AlexNelson

Did this work? something something Big Bird came from Crown Mountain Bold italic preformated Bike Church Alternate Text for alink

Header 1

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Okay, here's a paragraph. It has lots of text, including apple, banana, psychobilly, and mac truck.


italics  ''italics'' rather than "italics"  hope that helps..

Makes an awesome warning label


This entry is a seed, a starting point for writing a full entry. You can help the Davis Wiki by expanding it! Just click the "Edit" button.


This article is unnecessarily UCD-centric - its text incorrectly assumes that all interested readers are UC Davis affiliates.Perhaps you could take some time to help rewrite it so that it reflects a broader spectrum of the Davis community?

I was looking for that as well!

This entry currently has little or no relevance to the community of Davis. Nearly every general topic can be relevant to Davis, but this one hasn't been connected yet. Hit edit and add a Davis specific connection or perspective to relate this topic to our town.

looks nicer than ucd centric, but a tad different in message
This entry is a Copy/Paste Job, mostly taken from another site. You can help Davis Wiki by making it a real entry! Just click the "Edit" button.
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I was looking for that (I'm gonna pop a Cap... in this title!) —JabberWokky

This may or may not be an ambiguation page. Someone, somewhere, hoped you might feel more or less ambiguated.

Cow Tipping

Did a former ASUCD senator get expelled for cow tipping?

Debunked. See Cow Tipping

[ The above is a snazy way to hide an answer, or make someone see a warning before highlighting the text to read it. ] —STD

Those comments stand because nobody else knows more. I can't correct it because for all I know, the proprietor actually says "whenever Grandma is up" when asked for her hours. If you know more about the store, please don't complain about the wrong information, simply correct it. It's clear that not many people know much (one of the two comments is "Wish there was more info"), so please add what you know. In the absence of any real information, poorly informed opinion will always fill the void... that has nothing to do with the wiki and is purely a function of human behavior. All you added in your comment was opinion, no expansion or additional information about the actual subject (other than the correction of the name, for which I thank you — I've renamed the entry). —JabberWokky

The reviews you read here are worth what you paid to see them.

map page testing

  • Davis Food Co-op— the bulletin board at the Davis Food Co-op is awesome.

    the bulletin board at Davis Food Co-op


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I'd say just make sure each location (e.g. co-op) has a map point on that place's page. That means that this page won't show you all of the points by clicking on the map, but if you are interesting in finding a given place you can just follow the link and then click "Map." The problem with putting a bunch of map points on a single page is that it could clutter up the map (nearby locations when looking at other pages) with bulletin board locations that are on top of places like the co-op. —PhilipNeustrom

2007-08-27 13:10:21   right, that was the plan. Pages similar to this one would be included in the main list of bulletin boards, with each subpage containing a map to that particular board. —jefftolentino

2007-08-27 13:12:16   I mean to say that there's no reason to create a map point for the Davis Food Co-op board because there's a page for the Davis Food Co-op and it has a map on it? —PhilipNeustrom

2007-08-27 13:18:52   I see. There is no way at this point to de-clutter the other markers showing up on the map? I thought this might be good for parts of campus where the board is on one wing of a larger structure(s), such as the memorial union. —jefftolentino

2010-04-19 16:40:00   Useless edit! —WilliamLewis

2010-04-19 17:01:53   I think better mapping functions would be very useful. This page is definitely old, but I was hoping to generate some new ideas for improving how we map things here. I think my main problem here was that everthing mapped within a few hundred feet of this bulletin board on Daviswiki showed up the map. Would be nice to weed out unneeded map points.

On a similar note, it would also be nice to be able to put together maps of similar things in town, (such as red light cameras, bike pumps, bulletin boards, etc.) —jefftolentino

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Resident Garden

I'm trying to provide maps to different bulletin boards around town, and designed this this morning. Not sure if it is the best way. involves creating a new page for at least anything being mapped. Still doesn't provide concise mappage of all the boards either. Just de-clutterifies (im making up words now) the map and allows individual locations to be called out. Any comments?

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2007-01-27 12:35:53   whoaa!! links for in footnotes! woohoo!! wow it's disturbing how happy this makes me o.O —TusharRawat

2007-02-12 23:54:35   comments for this box show up here? —StevenDaubert

2007-02-12 23:55:17   No they show up at the bottom —StevenDaubert

test of a possible bug? uniqtermnigh

2008-06-14 12:26:47   I am anti-yellow cars and proud of it —SunjeetBaadkar

2008-07-15 18:34:54   Hi —William.Peacock

2008-07-15 22:29:23   test —LiCheChan

2008-11-23 14:39:26   hiii —StephanieCaldwell

2009-06-16 18:48:12   asdf asf —NickSchmalenberger

I disagree. fdsa fsa —IDoNotExist

2010-04-19 16:14:54   afdf —NickSchmalenberger

2010-04-19 16:15:07   asdfsf —NickSchmalenberger

2010-04-19 16:15:31   asdfsf —NickSchmalenberger

2010-04-19 16:15:38   asdfsf —NickSchmalenberger

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2010-07-28 20:39:56   If the DavisWiki could throw up, this page is what the resulting barf would look like. lol. I don't even know where this comment will end up. 0.o —TheShah



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If a cheetah were spliced with a cow, would we have milk suitable for fast food joints?

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2011-11-28 14:04:34   "http://google.comNeedtoRelax

2011-11-28 14:05:47   "http://google.comNeedtoRelax

2011-11-28 14:06:09   "http://google.comNeedtoRelax

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Please click !!—You wrote ["" here], you probably meant to write [ here] to make an outside the wiki link—!!, you probably meant to write here to make an outside the wiki link—!! to go to "Gum Grafts" on the Dental Questions page on Davis Wiki for more information about gum recession, its causes, and different ways to treat it.

2012-03-17 10:26:38   testingjlifatai


2013-01-02 09:49:58   how does it work?

  • If you have other questions, ask the wiki!

    • "If you have other ["Dental Questions", Dental Questions, Ask the Wiki]!"


1. Do links work in footnotes? VictorZapanta

2015-12-21 11:26:45   test —sthrasher