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Let's see if I can explain.

So, when we make links, we use this format:

[url=https://www.WEB ADDRESS YOU WANT TO LINK TO.com]the descriptive word[/url]

Don't forget the [/url] at the end. That's what says you're done with the link.




In the case of the Textile badge page, the descriptive words are already there. In this case, they were "Create a Textile Toolbox".

So, BEFORE the words "Create a Textile Toolbox," you want to put [url=https://permies.com/wiki/127762/pep-textiles/Create-textile-toolbox-PEP-BB]

Then AFTER the words "Create a Textile Toolbox," you want to put [/url]


This makes it look like:

[url=https://permies.com/wiki/127762/pep-textiles/Create-textile-toolbox-PEP-BB]Create a Textile Toolbox[/url]



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You can do this with any link. The words coming after url= is always the web address of the thing you want to link to.

If I wanted to link to our giveaway thread, I'd do it like this

[url=https://permies.com/wiki/148145/Leigh-Tate-author-Acres-Dream]5 Acres & a Dream: The Sequel[/url]



Here's another example. This time I'm going to make "sew on a button" into a link. To do this, I would paste the web address after url=

like this:

[url=https://permies.com/wiki/101131/pep-textiles/Sewing-button-PEP-BB-textile]Sew on a Button[/url]



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Does this help?
 
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r ranson wrote:ops, I didn't know anyone else was working on the wiki today.  Not sure if I did something wrong or undid something so I'm going to back off and work on it later.  sorry to break the rythm.  


No you didn't do anything wrong, I did something wrong and you repaired it (unknowingly?)!
I was trying something for the first time ...
 
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Hey Everybody,  

I started this conversation about breeding a rabbit and raising kits in preparation for creating a new BB page.

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started this thread to discuss "weave a camera strap" - textile - straw bb
https://permies.com/wiki/148872/pep-textiles/weave-camera-strap-points#1162356
 
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Looking good Opalyn!  Hopefully the textiles people check it out for content.  In the formatting department it looks almost perfect.  The only change I'd add is to make the words PEP and Textiles (in your first sentence) into links that go to these places:
PEP
Textiles

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Opalyn Rose wrote:started this thread to discuss "weave a camera strap" - textile - straw bb
https://permies.com/wiki/148872/pep-textiles/weave-camera-strap-points#1162356


Hi Opalyn. It looks good to me too. It is one of the things I am planning to do, so I'll be glad if there's a BB thread.
 
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Sorry if I missed this already.  Is there a template for making the first post of the BB threads?

(I'm feeling lazy)
 
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Another question:

I'm thinking of making a video for one of my BB submissions because it's a video I have been wanting to make for some time.  Is there a picture or something that I can add to the end of the video to say something about PEP.  I made this video for... If you like this sort of thing...

Even if someone could hand me some text, I could probably add it to the end shot.

And... Does that end shot count for my 2 min limit on video length?  
 
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Good idea R!  Here's a template:  PEP BB Template

Let me know if I missed anything
 
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r ranson wrote:Another question:

I'm thinking of making a video for one of my BB submissions because it's a video I have been wanting to make for some time.  Is there a picture or something that I can add to the end of the video to say something about PEP.  I made this video for... If you like this sort of thing...

Even if someone could hand me some text, I could probably add it to the end shot.

And... Does that end shot count for my 2 min limit on video length?  



We don't have anything official for the end of BB videos but that's another great idea.  Kind of like Paul's sign off "If you like this sort of thing, come on out to the forums at permies.com where we talk about permaculture, homesteading and [topic of recent discussion], all the time.

Maybe for PEP it could be "I made this video for the SKIP program on permies.com.  If you like this sort of thing check it out at permies.com.

I wish there was a permies.com/pep or /skip but I don't know how to make one of those...

I don't that the sign-off would count against your 2 minutes.  The content is the 2 minute part, certifiers can skip the sign-off if they want.
 
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It would be neat if there was one for each ... what's the word?  area?  Theme?

So I would be doing one for textiles, I could grab the picture for the textile one.  

But like I said, I'm lazy.  I could probably make one.  I just like the idea of there being one already made.
 
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Are you thinking something like this for your video bumper for Textiles?
textiles.png
[Thumbnail for textiles.png]
 
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A little birdie told me that there is a working magic link for permies.com/skip that could be used in a youtube video closing statement
 
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Hey BB making experts!  I'm reviewing this BB for Setup Mobile Electric Fence for Paddock Shift and I don't know anything about electric fence paddock shift methods.  

If anyone knows those systems, could you look at the requirements and see if they get at what we need them to get at?

I was assuming we'd want the person to show two paddocks and show the critters getting moved to the second one.  Or moving the fence around the animals to shove them into the new area.  But I don't really know.  Anyone have suggestions for the requirements on this one???
 
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Mike Haasl wrote:Hey BB making experts!  I'm reviewing this BB for Setup Mobile Electric Fence for Paddock Shift and I don't know anything about electric fence paddock shift methods.  

If anyone knows those systems, could you look at the requirements and see if they get at what we need them to get at?

I was assuming we'd want the person to show two paddocks and show the critters getting moved to the second one.  Or moving the fence around the animals to shove them into the new area.  But I don't really know.  Anyone have suggestions for the requirements on this one???




I think it is important to show the animals being moved into the new paddock! as this is the whole point. From my experience the animals are used to being moved into the new paddock. so usually there is not fussing. However i am moving only 2 pigs. maybe with 50 cattle it would be slower to move them all.

So to me it seems important to show the animals have moved. It also seems important to me to show where the animals were before the move.


So something like this;
  - where the animals were before the move
  - place where paddock fence will be setup
    - setting up the moveable fence
    - fence in a new location
    - animals in the new location
 
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Thanks Jordan, that makes me feel better about my inklings.  I'll make those adjustments and if anyone has other thoughts, we can tweak it further.
 
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Here is my draft (concept) for the BB on knit or crochet a blanket.
I show it in the thread PEP Badge: Textiles too.

TITLE Knit or crochet a blanket - PEP BB textile.straw.blanket


This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the  PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Textiles.

In this Badge Bit you will knit or crochet a blanket. This can be a blanket in any size, varying from baby blanket to king size blanket. Depending on the size of the finished blanket you will get a certain amount of points.

[insert image here]

Here are some related threads, articles and videos:

https://youtu.be/ntbCpSNLTOs
Baby blanket knitting for beginners

https://youtu.be/f0w2FoVSOqs
Simple crochet blanket

https://youtu.be/npIsh-o9AM0
Crochet Granny Squares

https://youtu.be/uk4pDyYTsHA
Ways to join Granny Squares for a blanket

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
– you knit or crochet a blanket from start to finish , using all natural materials.

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide proof of the following as pictures of video ( < 2 mins):
– materials and tools you used to make the blanket
work in progress making the blanket
the finished blanket, showing the size
 
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Looking good.  Can you put in the links for PEP and Textiles in your introductory sentence?  Also, for the BBs with point ranges it's good to list out the points for folks.  Ie baby blanket = 20 points, elephant blanket = 25 points
 
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Mike Haasl wrote:Looking good.  Can you put in the links for PEP and Textiles in your introductory sentence?  Also, for the BBs with point ranges it's good to list out the points for folks.  Ie baby blanket = 20 points, elephant blanket = 25 points


Yes, I'll do that Mike
 
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Mike, in the PEP Textiles thread we discussed this and now I understand it's better to make three different BB threads for the three different sizes of blankets.
 
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Perfect, I just saw those discussions.  I hadn't seen how the Textiles badge is laid out so that makes sense.  

If a BB has a range of points within it, we like to list that out so folks know what level of work they have to do for each end of the point spectrum.  But if they're separate BBs, no need to list the points since they're on the badge page.
 
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The first of the two BB threads for blankets is there (https://permies.com/wiki/149130/pep-textiles/Knit-crochet-twin-size-blanket#1164487). But one thing did not succeed: the youtube button did not work. So I changed that into URL, but then no image of the youtube video shows.
 
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I did the other one too now, in the same way: https://permies.com/wiki/149138/pep-textiles/Knit-crochet-queen-king-size
 
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When you (Nicole, Raven, Mike, Ash) are OK with it, could you please make the link to it in the PEP Textile thread?
 
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The format looks good to me.  I added the link to Textiles in them both.  I'll link them to the main badge but if R or Nicole could review them for textiley stuff, that would be great
 
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Just my quick 2 cents for the electric shift paddock :

I have a solar unit that is watertight that I use for my electric fencing:



Would this not also meet PEP standards? It's easily attached to a T-post.
 
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Mike Haasl wrote:The format looks good to me.  I added the link to Textiles in them both.  I'll link them to the main badge but if R or Nicole could review them for textiley stuff, that would be great



They look good to me!
 
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Good point Ashley, I just added that to the BB!
 
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I made this page for Brand a piece of equipment

then found this page as a suggested link at the bottom of my post.

I incorporated some of the information from the (original) post into mine - cause I can't edit someone else's post.  Please let me know which you decide to keep.
 
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Hmmmm, I'm thinking the older thread probably has better SEO (Search Engine Optimization = Google probably likes it better)? So, I went and copied all of your information and pasted it into my older thread. And I made you and editor on my thread, so you can edit it more if you like.
 
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Nicole Alderman wrote:Hmmmm, I'm thinking the older thread probably has better SEO (Search Engine Optimization = Google probably likes it better)? So, I went and copied all of your information and pasted it into my older thread. And I made you and editor on my thread, so you can edit it more if you like.



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Wow, I'm glad you are not upset with what I did!  I was just about to Purple Moosage you.  
I'll check out the BB page.
 
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I just noticed you'd made a reply to your badge thread, too. So, I worked some moderator magic and merged the threads together (and certified you in the process). Now to clean up the merge!
 
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Opalyn Rose wrote:

Nicole Alderman wrote:Hmmmm, I'm thinking the older thread probably has better SEO (Search Engine Optimization = Google probably likes it better)? So, I went and copied all of your information and pasted it into my older thread. And I made you and editor on my thread, so you can edit it more if you like.



Thanks,
Wow, I'm glad you are not upset with what I did!  I was just about to Purple Moosage you.  
I'll check out the BB page.



Nothing to be upset with! I should have stuck the link into the Community Badge thread. But, I think I tend to think my work isn't good enough, and wait for someone else to go over it and list it...and that rather backfired! But, hey, we got it all cleaned up now, and the new badge bit page is even better!
 
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Thank you to the creator of the Breed A (rabbit/goat/sheep...) BB pages.  I started a conversation about the breed a rabbit page and got some great feedback.  I went to make the page and it had been done!  Yeah, Team!
 
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Yup, if you walk away for too long Dave will create all the BB pages on you  Which is awesome!!!  Go Dave!

If anyone wants a badge to play with in the meantime, Food Prep and Preservation has recently been posted and is full of opportunities.
 
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