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== '''What is CouchWiki?''' ==
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== What is CouchWiki? ==
 
WikiCouch is a travel community guide for Hospitality networks like [http://couchsurfing.org/ CouchSurfing], [http://hosptalityclub.org Hospitality Club], [http://bewelcome.org BeWelcome], [http://BeLodged.com BeLodged], [http://www.globalfreeloaders.com Global Freeloaders], [http://servas.org Servas] etc.  
 
WikiCouch is a travel community guide for Hospitality networks like [http://couchsurfing.org/ CouchSurfing], [http://hosptalityclub.org Hospitality Club], [http://bewelcome.org BeWelcome], [http://BeLodged.com BeLodged], [http://www.globalfreeloaders.com Global Freeloaders], [http://servas.org Servas] etc.  
  
 
A travel community guide is something like [http://wikitravel.org WikiTravel] but more personal. It helps you experience travel with the senses of a local.
 
A travel community guide is something like [http://wikitravel.org WikiTravel] but more personal. It helps you experience travel with the senses of a local.
  
== '''Why use Couchwiki?''' ==
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== Why use Couchwiki? ==
  
 
Simple. Because Couchwiki is open to anyone and everyone. It is in keeping with the philosophy of inclusion and openness. We believe in decentralized control, in self-moderation, and that everyone who has something valuable to contribute may do so with ease.
 
Simple. Because Couchwiki is open to anyone and everyone. It is in keeping with the philosophy of inclusion and openness. We believe in decentralized control, in self-moderation, and that everyone who has something valuable to contribute may do so with ease.

Revision as of 17:21, 27 December 2009

What is CouchWiki?

WikiCouch is a travel community guide for Hospitality networks like CouchSurfing, Hospitality Club, BeWelcome, BeLodged, Global Freeloaders, Servas etc.

A travel community guide is something like WikiTravel but more personal. It helps you experience travel with the senses of a local.

Why use Couchwiki?

Simple. Because Couchwiki is open to anyone and everyone. It is in keeping with the philosophy of inclusion and openness. We believe in decentralized control, in self-moderation, and that everyone who has something valuable to contribute may do so with ease.

What are the Guidelines

  • We want to keep Couchwiki spam free, friendly and open for anyone to edit.
  • Instead of creating rules, try to set examples and show people how to follow them.
  • Anyone who shows good contributions here or at related wikis can become a sysop.

How we want to keep Couchwiki

  • Free of advertising
  • Free of spam
  • Convivial and friendly
  • Chock full of useful, fun info