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2006 Archives

2007 Archives


Various and sundry Edit

On your to-do list...

  • Template:Shenanigans - Vanilla display-only messagebox that does just what it looks like, functional equivalent to a disputed-content notice template on wikia
  • Template:Fact - [citationneeded] template, direct off wikipedia. (Actually, a bit simpler, wikipedia had an option for cats or something I stripped out.)
  • Category:Cleanup by month - Cleanup tags by month. The first sub-section of this page (giving an at-a-glance summary) can be auto updated by a script - the same one used for this purpose on en.wikipedia.org with a few tweaks on the pattern-recognition to accommodate wikia's different grammar. The script logs in as me, so I put in some safeties to keep it from running more than once a day, and a kill-switch in case of malfunction. (I should probably give the code for that to Walky...) It's overkill for this wiki- but a nice extra.

(I'm contemplating whether the cleanup cat might more useful as a needs-improvement cat, since that's likely to receive use on this wiki...)

The one wrinkle likely to confuse you is the the use of: {{#if}} in the templates, a boolean parser function that lets the template do things only if certain variables are set. (And thus allows for a neater layout.)

Hope this is useful. -Derik 22:39, 30 January 2007 (UTC)


J-original catsEdit

I don't see how that'll conflict with my subgroup stuff. Feel free to unleash the bot. —Interrobang 02:28, 6 January 2008 (UTC)

Any chance we could get the bot to remove the "Japanese-original characters" category from articles in the subcategories (Beast Wars Neo characters, Masterforce characters, Operation Combination characters, and Victory characters)? I would do it myself, but I'm really burned out at the moment. —Interrobang 03:21, 6 January 2008 (UTC)

TM2 Category title name change (Drone request) Edit

JW noticed Category:Transmetals 2 is... wrong. (it should be Category:Transmetal 2s.) This affects 19 articles. Since it's more than 17 articles (my arbitrarily-decided break-off point where hand-editing becomes obnoxious) I'm requesting the Diagnostic Drone make the change.-Derik 02:11, 12 January 2008 (UTC)

Status: NOT COMPLETED
ALL OCCURRENCES OF: "Category:Transmetals 2"
CHANGE TO: "Category:Transmetal 2s"
*sigh* and apparently the change is disputed. Please check Category talk:Transmetals 2 when you see this and see if a conclusion was reached. Shelve the request as appropriate. -Derik 02:15, 12 January 2008 (UTC)
Like hell it should be! Transmetals 2 is CORRECT ENGLISH. --ItsWalky 03:10, 12 January 2008 (UTC)
Then shelving the request would be the appropriate response, wouldn't it?
Go fix Category:Things that don't exist. -Derik 03:18, 12 January 2008 (UTC)


CSS Change - Jan 2008 Edit

I'm requesting changes to Monobook.css. Cleanup, organization, an a sextet of new styles to largely disable image tagging and 'report a problem,' two features I'm pretty sure Walky would turn off if he could. Request is detailed on the talk page, a link to a sandbox for your copy-and-pasting convenience is also included.

There's also a UI change (haven't done one of these before, but it looks straightforward...) which requires a Sysop. -Derik 11:40, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

User:Gyro-Robo Edit

I'm pretty sure User:Gyro-Robo is a User:Mudflap sockpuppet. They both have a habit of repeatedly adding Caliburn and Beta-Maxx to the Mini-Con category and never reading their talk pages. That, and the Gyro-Robo's first edit was about 15 days into Mudflap's 1-month ban. --FortMax 19:13, 2 February 2008 (UTC)

Eh, I think that evidence is insufficient. It's possible there are just two people who have the same annoying habits. That being said, though, Gyro-Robo clearly also needed a ban. --Sntint 19:56, 2 February 2008 (UTC)
Well if you need more, they have the same editing patterns (just messing with categories) and both of them INSIST on adding Unicron in the Decepticon leaders category in spite of numerous reverts, among other identical edits. --Detour 20:11, 2 February 2008 (UTC)
No, it's not really a big deal. He needed to be banned regardless, like I said. I tend to see things that aren't there sometimes, and the "it was true here so maybe it's true everywhere" subconscious thought process is a pet peeve of mine. I wanted to be sure the evidence was overwhelming that they were the same person and not just seperate uncooperative individuals. --Sntint 21:22, 2 February 2008 (UTC)
I'm pretty sure they're the same person. Gyro-Robo appeared on the Stargate Wiki shortly after he did here, doing his exact same edits (chaning around government infobox info) which was also Mudflap's standard edits. -- SFH 23:48, 2 February 2008 (UTC)

Western Governors UniversityEdit

Hi -- I just responded to your post on Central about the audio ads. Thanks for spotting that ad -- you're right, it's not cool, and we killed it. It wasn't something that somebody at Wikia saw and approved... We get our ads from ad servers, and once in a while, they try to slip something through that crosses the line.

Unfortunately, that means that we only know about a bad ad when we see it, and sometimes, the users will see it before we do. I'm usually the person who notices them -- I'm on the wikis a lot, and I have a very low tolerance for distracting ads.

So if you see an ad like that again, please let me know -- you can leave me a message on my talk page here, and I'll make sure it's taken care of. It's important to me that we don't have ads on the site that drive users away.

Also, let me know if there's anything else I can help with. My thing is the Entertainment sites, and Teletraan I is one of the biggest and best. So I'm always available, if there's something you need. Talk to you later! -- Danny (talk) 23:15, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

Hmmm, I just came back to check and I saw the WGU ad again. I'll see if I can figure out why it's still running, and get it turned off for good. If you see it again, please let me know... -- Danny (talk) 00:56, 11 February 2008 (UTC)

Elita One Edit

Could you delete Elita One so the G1 character page can be moved there? We have three Elita characters, and none of them are parsed the same way. The G1 character has a space with the word "One", Movie has a dash with the word, and Animated has a dash with the digit. Suffixes are only used if the page title would be identical without one. --FortMax 19:04, 17 February 2008 (UTC)

Problem with pictures Edit

Hey, Steve! I am having problems to upload images, every time i try to do that instead of the image appearing in the page i'm trying to edit, it becomes a page of it's own. It happened with the "Jesus of the Northstar" image that i tried to put into the Jesus article and to the picture of Makoto Ono. Was i blocked, banned or something like that? Or is that a common problem? And sorry for my poor english. It's not my first language. --akumateukuma 21:37, 20 February

You need to use code to insert the image you uploaded into the page. You can't upload something "into" an article. [[Image:Filename.jpg]] is the format. --ItsWalky 00:40, 21 February 2008 (UTC)
Well, i uploaded images before "into" articles, but it's not happening anymore. But anyway, how exactly i use code, as you mentioned? --akumateukuma 21:46, 20 February
Sorry, stupid question. I got it now. Thanks. --akumateukuma 22:24, 20 February

Wikia Search? Edit

How do I do that? The 'Bee :) 17:41, 22 February 2008 (UTC)

What? --Steve-o 02:04, 23 February 2008 (UTC)
Wikia search. When you create a user, it says you need to put your real name in to use wikia search. I'm trying to find someone I know and if I'm right, (which I usually am) wikia search is something where you type in someone's real name and then it takes you to their user page if they are a member of this wiki.

P.S. Respond on my talk page. The 'Bee :) 15:45, 25 February 2008 (UTC)

Ten bucks says something that rhymes with "mock-muppet". --M Sipher 04:09, 23 February 2008 (UTC)

Questionable Additions Edit

Perhaps I'm being preemptively paranoid, but I'm wondering about these two.

Sockpuppet banning Edit

Shouldn't sockpuppet accounts made for evading a ban be given perma-bans so we don't have to deal with that sock again? --FortMax 00:06, 1 March 2008 (UTC)

In theory if the original account didn't do anything too heinous, a sock should just match the original block. Though personally I'd support extending the original block if you aggravate the situation with a sock. But at least in a perfect world if you were just blocked for a month, and your sock didn't insult Walky's mother, you're no worse off.--RosicrucianTalk 00:16, 1 March 2008 (UTC)

Head warsEdit

Please visit the Talk:Megatron (Movie) page, read the head wars discussion, and give me your answer. Thank you. The Big Q 19:36, 13 March 2008 (UTC)

The Funny has to stopEdit

I definitly think we should remove to funny talks and add in the info on the pics, what might happen it some other person sees this and thinks its a work of a child. Black rhino ranger 10:05, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

No. -hx 11:25, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
YES
Hmmm.....no. Felancer Prime 12:53, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

Yeah, I'm spamming Edit

Canvassing a few talkpages here so we can get folks to weigh in and finalize the potential Wiki image policy. Your input would be appreciated at Transformers Wiki talk:Images.--RosicrucianTalk 18:36, 20 April 2008 (UTC)

More name replacement Edit

All of the references to "Wing Stun" should be "Wingstun" as per his packaging. Job for DD? -LV 13:52, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

DD hasn't worked for a while, since some coding changes in Wikia occurred, I think. --ItsWalky 13:55, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

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