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A '''vanity wiki''' is a [[wiki]] that is used as a {{tag|personal}} {{w|vanity press}}, and may include [[:Category:Advertising|advertising]] (particularly self-promotion), self-deprecation, or attempts to become an internet [[:Category:Celebrity|celebrity]]. A vanity wiki can sometimes be a [[bliki]]; used for journaling, propagation of one's [[:Category:Ideas|ideas]] and [[:Category:Opinion|opinions]], etc.
The term is by all means a {{tag|point of view}}, because it is more about the believed intentions of the person or persons behind the endeavour, and not about observable facts. So when anybody calls a wiki names, you know now what it means in this case.
A '''vanity wiki''' ;Examples[[AbbeNormal]] is a wiki used as a personal {{w|vanity press}} for advertising (including self-promotion), self-deprecation, or attempts to become an Internet celebrity. A vanity wiki can sometimes be a that made it into [[bliki:Category:Wikimedia Foundation|Wikimedia's]] [[interwiki map]] used for journaling, propagation of one's ideas and opinions, etcwhere it remained until [[Meta-Wiki:Talk:Interwiki map/Archives/2015#johnabbe.wagn.org/AbbeNormal|January 2015]]
The term is by all means a POV because it is more about the believed intentions of the person or persons behind the endeavour and not about observable facts. So when anybody calls a wiki names, you know now what it means in this case. ;See also *[[Vanity Wiki (Wikia)]] — <tt>http://vanity.wikiaWikia.com/wiki/Vanity_Wiki Vanity wiki]] </tt> – for the Wiki with the same name. ==Examples==*[[AbbeNormalVanity page]] is a vanity — an individual page within an established wiki that made it into [[Wikimedia]]'s [[interwiki map]], where it remains today.covering the same or similar ideas
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