So, a small change to discourse has come up that I would be interested in knowing how useful is for people in Discourse. We used to not have any real walk-through for using the forums, but now when signing on a bot will start walking you through the basic features of the site. If you signed on before discobot was a thing, you can still start the tutorial by saying:
discobot start new user and after that you can start the advanced tutorial with
discobot start advanced user.
(As a secondary thing regarding people being locked out of editing WiPs, I turned off the timer on that, so unless there’s some unforeseen problem, that should no longer be a thing.)