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Some Simpsons Wiki members have formed a project to better organize efforts to write and improve articles about characters. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page, or sign up below.

Project Characters

Aims

Project Characters aims to write articles on all one time and recurring characters of the Simpsons cartoon.

How you can help

You can help by opening the Character Guide and selecting any character that is a stub (or not a stub) and expand it using your general knowledge or from other facts and figures. Some of the existing character articles need to be modified to comply with the project standard (see below). You can check Category:Character stub to see which articles need expanding.

Some articles need pictures. Help them by adding a picture of the character by uploading a new one. If you see an article without the infobox template, add one immediately.

Participants

To join the project, simply add your name to the bottom of the list. If you are unsure on how to do this, ask Smiley12 or another admin for assistance.

User Status Since Notes (You can add notes for your section)
CJC95 Active 12:55, December 30, 2009 Project Leader, and is Awesome
Sgtcook Inactive 13:13, December 29, 2009 Admin
Combee123 Inactive 01:01, January 2, 2010
Simpsons88 Inactive 18:30, February 10, 2010
Dohayecarumbadoh Active 01:05, March 24, 2010
Diekodosdie Inactive 16:20, April 17, 2010
UFO Editor Inactive 21:35 April 24 2010
Effluvium Active 22:25, 21 May 2010 Admin
TheSimpsons Inactive 00:34 July 26 2010 Loves The Simpsons
FirebenderFan Active 05:29, September 6, 2010
Knife! Active 18:57, June 30, 2011 (UTC) Got the Simpson fever
Fit Tony Active 01:48, November 14, 2014 Interested in Springfield mafia


Message to all Project Members

Homer auditions

Template:Novoice
{{Novoice}} Use this template for characters who don't have a voice actor listed on their page. Using it will produce this:

Homer auditions This article is missing voice actor information.


Please improve the article, or discuss the issue on the talk page.

Structure of an article

Character infobox

Example
Example
Sex Male or Female
Hair Example
Occupation Example
Relatives Parents: Example
First Appearance Example
Voiced By Example


At the start of each character article should be the character infobox with a picture of the character, their gender, hair, age, job, relatives, episode they first appeared in, and their voice actor(s) (see right).

The Article Itself

The article should be written in Simpsons universe view, without mentioning episode names in the text. Episodes should be referenced with the <ref>[[Episode Name]]</ref> and have:

== References ==
<references/>

At the bottom of the article. Episode names are only allowed in the infobox, trivia, appearances, and references. If you come across an article about a character that is not written In Simpsons Universe view, then you cn help by fixing it, or by adding {{In-universe}} to the top of the article to make

Cleanup 3 This page needs to be put into In-Universe style.
All episode names must be made into references using <ref>[[Episode Name]]</ref> with <references/> at the bottom under a heading References. This will fit in with Project Characters.

Appearances

For a very minor character, a list would be fine, for a recurring character, the following is used. A list of every Ulmann Short, Episode, Game, comic, and Movie this character appeared in. e.g.

Navigational Templates

Below is a list of the templates which can be added at the end of the page. Each page should have {{Simpsons characters}} There are also a number of optional templates that can be added.

What to type Used if
{{Simpsons characters}} All character articles.
{{Simpson Family}} Character part of the Simpson family.
{{Mafia Members}} Character is or was part of the Springfield Mafia
{{Series Superheroes}} Page is about a superhero
{{THOH characters}} Characters who only appear in Treehouse of Horror episodes
{{SNPP Employees}} Characters working in the Sprinfield Nuclear Power Plant
{{Krusty the Clown Show}} Characters working on the Krusty the Clown Show
{{Springfield Police Force Members}} Characters on the Springfield Police Force

Categories

Each character should be put into the appropriate categories.

Other templates

What to type What it makes Notes
{{SUBST:CTP}} To be put on the talk page, informs that the page is part of Project Characters.
{{Character stub}}
Homer Simpson 2006 This article about a Simpsons character is a stub. You can help the Simpsons Wiki by embiggening it.
To be put on character pages that are a paragraph or less.
{{User Project Characters}}
Progect Characters logo This user is part of Project Characters, a Simpsons Wiki project that aims to write articles on all Simpsons Characters.
Tells other users that you are a member of Project Characters when put on Userpage.


 Project Pages

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