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{{quote|If you build it, they will come.|Someone}}
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The quote above is an example of the [[Template:Quote|quote template]]. I think a good idea might be to add a quote to either the very top or simply somewhere in an article to describe the character/place/etc in the article while providing evidence of it. To use the template simply type:
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<pre>{{quote|The quote|The person who said it}}</pre>
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--[[User:Hyarion|Hyarion]] 14:31, 4 April 2006 (EDT)
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:Something like this?
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:{{quote|Short cuts make long delays.|Pippin}}
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:Would it be possible to place the source of the quote directly ''behind'' the quote? Like: "I'm the greatest guy on earth! --[[User:Earendilyon|Earendilyon]] 15:24, 4 April 2006 (EDT)"?
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::Hm, I see your point. I don't think that would work very well for multiple lined quotes. Maybe we need a shortquote and longquote template? IMHO though I kind of like the separate line for the source, but that's just me. --[[User:Hyarion|Hyarion]] 15:42, 4 April 2006 (EDT)

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"If you build it, they will come."
― Someone

The quote above is an example of the quote template. I think a good idea might be to add a quote to either the very top or simply somewhere in an article to describe the character/place/etc in the article while providing evidence of it. To use the template simply type:

{{quote|The quote|The person who said it}}

--Hyarion 14:31, 4 April 2006 (EDT)


Something like this?
"Short cuts make long delays."
― Pippin
Would it be possible to place the source of the quote directly behind the quote? Like: "I'm the greatest guy on earth! --Earendilyon 15:24, 4 April 2006 (EDT)"?
Hm, I see your point. I don't think that would work very well for multiple lined quotes. Maybe we need a shortquote and longquote template? IMHO though I kind of like the separate line for the source, but that's just me. --Hyarion 15:42, 4 April 2006 (EDT)