What You Need to Know posts (WYNK posts)
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We've got a new board up that really deserves a look by ANYONE who hasn't seen it yet. It's an archive spot for the extremely valuable member-generated "What You Need To Know" posts.

 

Sharing of numismatic knowledge at its best.

 

 

 

WYNK Forum

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A-HA!

 

I think you're onto something here!

 

This is exactly the type of thing I was hoping for - a single place where reference-type threads can be placed to be easily found. And I like the point you made about it being alphabetically sortable.

 

Are you going to move all the WYNK (What You Need to Know) threads there also?

 

I think it's fantastic!

 

James

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A-HA!

 

I think you're onto something here!

 

This is exactly the type of thing I was hoping for - a single place where reference-type threads can be placed to be easily found. And I like the point you made about it being alphabetically sortable.

 

Are you going to move all the WYNK (What You Need to Know) threads there also?

 

I think it's fantastic!

 

James

 

I think so, yeah. We'll see how it works out. The idea that people seemed to like was to let WYNTK posts have their full run in the main forum here, but after they've fallen way off of the radar, archive them centrally. The glossary forum seems an ok place for that, although it might need a minor re-name.

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So I changed the name of the glossary board to put more emphasis on the WYNTK archive. How do you pronounce that anyway? Win Tee Kay?

 

Thoughts?

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My two cents - I'd prefer to have two forums - one for the glossary, one for WYNTK posts. Otherwise, the glossary entries would be split from A-W, then WYNTK, then W-Z. Besides, why make us sort through a (hopefully) ever-increasing amount of terms to get to the more meaty WYNTK posts?

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I've gotten some feedback that combining the WYNK posts and the glossary detracts from the WYNK posts. I'm just looking for consensus on the best way to treat these gems. Anyone else feel this way?

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I agree that the glossary takes away from the ease of use of a WYNTK archive and also the density of information that such an archive would contain.

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Arch, if you're trying to condense the "Index", why can't you combine Ask NGC, Ask NCS & Ask PMG ? Anyone posting a question to this group could check a box to indicate the appropriate one.

 

By the way, I too, think WYNTK should be a separate category.

 

Chris

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thank you very much for your prompt reply, I got it. now pls kindly teach me how to attach image to my topic, as the pictures which I want to display are located in my computer, but don't have their URL, what should I do. thank you in advance.

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Hi all,

 

I am new to the boards, sort of new to collecting. I collected pennies as a kid, and now am in that position of having more disposable income to get back in to collecting.

 

I am reading everything I can find, and these forums are great sources of knowledge. However, I have *never* seen a hobby / industry with more acronyms. I worked for a defense contractor as an engineer for a while, so that's saying something. smile.gif

 

Has someone made a WYNK (heh) post listing definitions for all the acronyms? Not just big ones like TPG, but also slang terms like BB, etc.

 

Thanks,

 

Todd

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Welcome to the boards Todd. You've come to the right place to learn about this great hobby. This place is filled with uber smart members. Any questions, they can answer in spades. laugh.gif

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We've got a new board up that really deserves a look by ANYONE who hasn't seen it yet. It's an archive spot for the extremely valuable member-generated "What You Need To Know" posts.

 

Sharing of numismatic knowledge at its best.

 

 

 

http://boards.collectors-society.com/postlist.php?Cat=0&Board=wyntk&page=0

 

Just started collecting & have found the info really helpful.! Keep up the good work..

 

Cherry Picker

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Arch, if you're trying to condense the "Index", why can't you combine Ask NGC, Ask NCS & Ask PMG ? Anyone posting a question to this group could check a box to indicate the appropriate one.

Chris

 

I just read this thread, and I think this is a great idea. I would also add the "Ask Numismedia" forum to the list, which I think was created after your post, Chris. Those forums are all so infrequently visited that for each of them to have a separate section is kind of ridiculous.

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