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Why are there so many categories on WikiAnswers?

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2011-01-22 23:58:40
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There are many categories because people ask many questions. WikiAnswers creates new categories every day.

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There are 22 Main Categories on WikiAnswers.


All categories of questions generated in human mind is covered.


There are more than 8,600 categories and subcategories - and rising every day.


On average, about two to three categories are requested every day on WikiAnswers. Categories are usually reviewed weekly by Community Assistants. See related questions for more information on requesting categories.


The categories themselves cannot be changed, except by those authorized to change them. If a question is in a wrong category, contributors can recategorize them into the correct categories. Just click on "edit categories" under the question.


Shopping, and Entertainment and arts are two big categories as far as I have seen on Wikianswers.


Various members of the Community Development team create new categories on WikiAnswers.


No, you cannot download WikiAnswers' questions, categories, and answers from WikiAnswers. WikiAnswers is solely on the internet, and cannot be downloaded. The WikiAnswers database will always remain on the internet, and for a good reason.


No, there is only one WikiAnswers site however there are many categories for the Harry Potter series on the WikiAnswers site. There is however, a Harry Potter a wikia.


Click on the "Browse Categories" link under "site tools"


There are categories in WikiAnswers dedicated to certain topics like anime or sports. However, there is no specific wiki website created by WikiAnswers just for those topics. It would make no sense to do so, and there are already categories existing for those topics.


Your profile is there so that other WikiAnswers users to get to know more about you. You can add what you like to do, what your favorite WikiAnswers categories are, etc. Basically, anything you can think of, you can add to your profile--even pictures!


The Supervisor overseeing the most categories is probably Jason. He supervises around 605 categories!


If you click Browse Categories it should tell you the updated number's!


WikiAnswers has so many members because Wikianswers is a great site to ask your questions and get them answered [by real people], or answer a question yourself. So, why not join the WikiAnswers Community today?


WikiAnswers adds new topics on an almost daily basis. As the amount of questions and answers increases related to a specific topic it is added. There are currentlt 5,280 categories on WikiAnswers.


People ask questions on all kinds of things here on WikiAnswers! If you click on 'Browse Categories' under 'Site Tools' on the blue left toolbar, you can search for and browse through the many question categories on this site.


Simply by answering and editing questions in other categories. Over time the categories will change


New categories are added as they are suggested and approved; it can take a few days for email requests for categories to be added.


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There are many, many categories that can be used, including many "catch-all" categories for questions that for various reasons should be removed. Go to any question that you have asked and click on [Edit categories]. You can explore the list. If you click on the triangles to the left of some entries you will see a pull-down of more categories.


You get 2 contribution points for asking and categorizing a question.


# Click on the Search link. # Click 'Selct categories'. # Click 'Deselect all'. # Browse and select the categories you want to search in.


Quite a few - I would estimate about 25 percent are in the wrong categories. The system automatically suggests categories according to the wording of the question. many people just submit the question without reviewing the suggested categories. It's then left to other users to edit the categories so the question shows up in the best place for an answer.


There are so many questions because people have lots of questions and they come to WikiAnswers seeking answers!



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