hey, I'm PenguinofDeath, but you can call me PoD
I'm not exactly new to wikis - I have over 2,500 edits across Wikia, mostly on SmashWiki, on which I am an Administrator
[[w:Elephant|Elephant]] is NOT a link to the Wikipedia article entitled "Elephant"
it's a form of internal link which takes you to the Central Wikia article entitled "Elephant"
a Wikipedia link is [[wikipedia:Elephant|Elephant]]