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Screwed up custom titles to fix.:

 301 lu 127, Tue, 10th Jul '12 6:05:32 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
I think he's talking about the YKTTW slash bug.
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 302 Septimus Heap, Tue, 10th Jul '12 6:07:25 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
There is also the bug on cutlister.php. Any link there gets a slash/apostrope.

Terradorablyfying
On the page you go to just after cutlisting something, any apostrophe will cause a slash. Apparrrantly it also happens with links in the main cutlist.

The other place I've seen it is rather obscure, and there's no reason for punctuation to be used at all, ever. I don't know how clear this explanation will be.

When you are redirected to a page, the URL goes http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TrueCompanions?from=Main.Nakama. Underneath the redirectee page's title, text saying "aka: Nakama" will appear, provided it isn't simply a namespace shift. However, you can type anything after the ?from= part; on the True Companions page, I can append ?from=Main.Qwertz to the URL, and it says "aka: Qwertz" below the title.

Unlike in the main URL, it's possible to put punctuation in this section. I can type http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Tropers/FastEddie?from=Main.Awesome! and it shows up like this.

I can write anything like this, including something with an apostrophe. If I type ?from=Main.It'sAnApostrophe on the end of something, then in the "aka: " part it shows up with the slash bug, like this.

I know I've overcomplicated this — I could do away with the first two paragraphs. And it's an obscure thing that'll never crop up unless you're looking for it, since no main page URL can have an apostrophe. It's not really worth fixing, but it's still a bug.

edited 10th Jul '12 6:42:02 AM by Telcontar

Merge those duplicates! Fix that factual error! Delete that shoehorned non-example! You have the power! Meta Four
Terradorablyfying
Also just seen that the bug happens in YKTTW working titles, e.g. with this draft.
Merge those duplicates! Fix that factual error! Delete that shoehorned non-example! You have the power! Meta Four
World's Toughest Milkman
You also see slashes if you look at the edit history of a YKTTW. But maybe we should move the discussion of remaining slashes to a different thread?
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
 306 Septimus Heap, Wed, 11th Jul '12 1:47:15 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Mr Arashis Amazing Freak Show just showed up with the slash bug

Might have it solved now.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
 308 Kuro Bara Hime, Mon, 16th Jul '12 5:06:01 AM from Somewhere...I think Relationship Status: Mu
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I tried custom titling To Aru Hikushi E no Tsuioku to To Aru Hikūshi e no Tsuioku, but the ū is messed up on the both the page and links.

As are the symbols in Uta no Prince-sama.

edited 16th Jul '12 5:08:59 AM by KuroBaraHime

Terradorablyfying
Did you enter the HTML codes into the custom titler, or just paste in the symbols themselves? I've done the latter before and it's worked fine on the page.
Merge those duplicates! Fix that factual error! Delete that shoehorned non-example! You have the power! Meta Four
Rule of Cool always displays with a capital 'Of', even though the page title is customized to Rule of Cool.
It's perfectly possible to admire building a cannon to destroy the moon, whilst lamenting the act of destruction.
 311 Panctice Squad Cutterback, Tue, 17th Jul '12 7:29:18 AM from Georgia (the one the devil went to, not Russia)
This is Rain. Isn't she pretty? :)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater needs fixing.
I'm not LGBT. I just think Rain's really cool.

Apologies if my humor gets too painful.
May I ask again about the custom titles from this post?

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=13070700630A98660100&page=9#219

They're still not customed at all.
Oppression anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere.
World's Toughest Milkman
This isn't so much a screwed-up title as a bizarre rejection. I've twice submitted 'E. E. "Doc" Smith' as a custom title for Creator.EE Doc Smith. This is the same custom title as on the old Main.EE Doc Smith (E. E. “Doc” Smith), and is the name that most commonly appears on the cover of all his works. Quotes and all.

I've just submitted it again. Since there isn't anywhere in a submission to include comments, I'm commenting here. I'm holding off on fixing any wicks until the custom title is in place, because the mainspace still has the custom title.

edited 27th Jul '12 5:20:39 PM by Xtifr

"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
 314 lu 127, Fri, 27th Jul '12 4:16:23 PM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
[up][up] Um...they look custom titled to me.
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World's Toughest Milkman
never mind.

eta: as long as I've got this post to edit, here's just a few examples showing Smith's name as I've requested it, on works of his—from different countries and different eras: [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6]. (Just in case anyone was seriously in doubt.)

edited 27th Jul '12 5:19:08 PM by Xtifr

"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
[up][up]Really? I can only see colons on about 6 of those in the sandbox. I submitted custom titles with colons for all of them.
Oppression anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere.
Terradorablyfying
[up] In the sandbox, I see colons in all non-italicised fan games, and that's it.
Merge those duplicates! Fix that factual error! Delete that shoehorned non-example! You have the power! Meta Four
[up]All but the first 3 Mainspace links now have colons. None of the namespaced links are customed. All titles on the page should have a colon immediately after the first word.

edited 1st Aug '12 4:22:05 PM by ArcadesSabboth

Oppression anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere.
 319 Shadow Hog, Thu, 2nd Aug '12 11:21:59 AM from Earth Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
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I submitted a custom title for Meet My Good Friends Lefty And Righty. Should be "Meet My Good Friends, "Lefty" and "Righty""; instead, it came out "Meet My Good Friends, ".

I think the comma's what's screwing it up. Doubt it's the quotation marks, I've submitted episode titles with quotation marks (as well as I Call Her "Vera" and its redirect I Call It Vera) without issue. I've submitted, twice now, a fix for it without the comma, but it hasn't gone through...
Moon
 320 Lock, Thu, 2nd Aug '12 11:50:47 AM from Germany
Screw yerself!
Um...they look custom titled to me.
None of those links appear customized to me (all are in "X The Y" style), while on the pages themselves their names appear as "X: the Y" (with the colon but for some reason a lowerspaced The).
Programming and surgery have a lot of things in common: Don't start removing colons until you know what you're doing.
They should all be in "Foo: the Something" format.
Oppression anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere.
 322 Lock, Thu, 2nd Aug '12 12:21:34 PM from Germany
Screw yerself!
It's 90% of the time listed as "X: The Y", e.g. on Wikipedia, Amazon, even the White Wolf wiki itself.
Programming and surgery have a lot of things in common: Don't start removing colons until you know what you're doing.
World's Toughest Milkman
Shadow Hog @319: there does indeed seem to be a problem with double-quotes at present. I know it used to work; the current problem is apparently the side-effect of another bug fix (possibly related to the slash-apostrophe problem we were having for a while). I know you just got sent here from another thread, but I started a thread on the double-quote problem here. We found a work-around, but I'm not sure it's the ideal solution. Maybe if you post in that thread, it will help Fast Eddie notice the problem—he's the only one that can really do anything about it.
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
[up][up]The books themselves make "the" in titles lowercase wherever the caps lock is off.

Anyway, the colons are more important and they're missing from every namespaced link.

edited 2nd Aug '12 1:05:45 PM by ArcadesSabboth

Oppression anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere.
 325 Marq FJA, Tue, 7th Aug '12 12:50:43 PM from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
O' Allah, save Egypt
Color-Coded Patrician is displayed with a hyphen properly in its own article title; elswhere, however, the hyphen does not appear.

edited 7th Aug '12 12:51:05 PM by MarqFJA

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