Getting a Troper page to work with a special character in your name:

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1 Pig_catapult13th Mar 2012 12:23:58 PM , Relationship Status: GAR for Archer
I've tried manually putting a "?action=edit" into the URL after clicking my name, but no matter what I do I always just get the home page displayed. Is there any way to get it so I can get my name as linked on the forums to go to a proper Troper page?

(edit because apparently it's got a false bluelink now or something?)

edited 13th Mar '12 12:25:08 PM by Pig_catapult

Because underscores break everything: Working link to my Troper page
2 Fighteer13th Mar 2012 12:34:23 PM from the Time Vortex , Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
Underscores can't be part of page URLs on this wiki. Only A-Z, a-z, and 0-9, and it can't start with a digit. So you're stuck with an unreachable troper page unless you create a new handle. Sorry.

You could make Pig Catapult and then manually link people to it, but the auto-link won't work, even if you Custom Title it.

edited 13th Mar '12 12:35:18 PM by Fighteer

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Page titles can't have punctuation in them. To make your page, create it at Tropers.Pig Catapult and use the custom title tool to customize the display to "Pig_catapult". Unfortunately, you're never going to be able to have your user name link to your page; if you want it accessible from your forum posts, you'll have to add a link in your signature.

Edit: Ninja'd.

edited 13th Mar '12 12:37:23 PM by Nocturna

4 32_Footsteps17th Mar 2012 06:52:16 PM from Just north of Arkham , Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
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Also, you won't ever get the underscore to show up in your forum name. People sometimes wonder why I actually use it; I just like to keep a consistent online alias.

Also, look on the bright side - back when I first joined, you couldn't start a page with a number, and a few of my edits were actually credited to _Footsteps. That was weird. And after a while, it just becomes second nature to tell folks that you're actually at a different Troper page than you'd think.

Also, if you want, you can always just put the real link to your Troper page in your signature.
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