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  • Edmonton's lost businesses

    Too bad this can't be a wiki, but would c2e be successful as a go to place for people to write up descriptions of old family or other businesses. Wikipedia is no good because you need published articles or reference material.

    I figure many old Edmonton businesses will soon be totally forgotten as family and former coworkers die off.

    So is there a way we could work to have people record that history here?
    Last edited by KC; 12-02-2013, 06:21 AM. Reason: Spelling

  • #2
    No need for a duplicate thread, we've had this thread going for a long time:
    http://www.connect2edmonton.ca/forum...ad.php?t=14731
    “You have to dream big. If we want to be a little city, we dream small. If we want to be a big city, we dream big, and this is a big idea.” - Mayor Stephen Mandel, 02/22/2012

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    • #3
      Yeah I like that one, but it just names them. There's no content.

      It's nothing like a wiki article which describes the business. Who started it, when it was started, great accomplishments...

      For instance, I started a list of notable Edmontonians on Wikipedia, but that's just a list. Click on some of the names and you'll find some very interesting bios on the people. Wikipedia though doesn't accept people's recollections and personal information though, so a lot of information will never make it onto the site.
      Last edited by KC; 12-02-2013, 06:30 AM.

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      • #4
        We've thought of the idea, and maybe it will make it into future releases.
        Ow

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Admin View Post
          We've thought of the idea, and maybe it will make it into future releases.
          Good thing I didn't post this in the great ideas forum.

          How come you folks haven't posted you thoughts about upgrades? Or have you?

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