Hi there folks, resident annoying troper Alex Sora 89
This one is partially my fault, so here's the story.
Basically, I first added an image to the then-imageless Video Games
article, taken from the opening of Pokémon Crystal
. Then stuff happened, and after a rant of mine on the Ask The Tropers
page, I got suspended. To recap the reason behind said fact:
->> Fighteer: "Alex, these constant conversations we have with you in Ask The Tropers are getting tedious. You insist on questioning and nitpicking every aspect of wiki policy, from bans on Darth Wiki links, to Natter, to YMMV, etc., and it's just driving us up the wall. I get the impression that you are somehow incapable of grasping nuance, or have a mental condition that forces you to obsess over this stuff. Then you keep getting your own natter deleted from wiki articles, like DarthWiki.Ruined FOREVER, and misusing problematic potholes like Unfortunate Implications. At this point I'm really not sure that this wiki is a match for whatever it is that you want to do with it. I want to give you a opportunity to recognize why we're taking this step with you, but I'm very disinclined to let you resume editing." (reference)
After getting my suspension lifted, I found out that a troper changed the page image for Video Games
with the following edit reason: "ENTRY PIMP FOR MY FAVORITE SHMUP".
As I explained in a PM I sent to said troper right after finding out about it, I wasn't pissed because of the page image change per se, but because that was the exact same behavior that got me suspended. For some reason, his answer,◊ among other things,
involved my ass (that, and somehow a Shameless Self-Promotion for his Youtube channel
However, after a few months, I eventually found another imageless page where the former page image would find its new home: VideoGames
, as the Pokémon Crystal
opening counts as a Big Lipped Alligator Moment
as well. After all the time that had passed, I've eventually grown to love the (admittedly kinda cool)
pic from Hellsinker
, but I didn't want the Crystal
pic to get wasted like that. So I added the image, alongside a mini-rant as my edit reason.
Shortly afterwards, I contacted ccoa
about it and asked if my edit reason was too rude. Her response was:
->> "You can add a page image without going through Image Pickin', although it's encouraged that you do. However, the person who changed the image simply hadn't been caught. Don't take his lack of punishment as encouragement to do the same thing. I've reverted the edit he made and given him a warning."
Hence why we're here now. To recap the Wall of Text
you've just gone through:
- The page image for Video Games got changed.
- The previous page image for said article was added to VideoGames.
- The IP-thread-less page image change for Video Games got reverted, thus resulting in the duplicate image we're dealing with now.
Sorry for the long read. Let's see what we can do.
[EDIT: for the sake of context, the two current candidates for Video Games
are as shown below.]
What do those Unown want from Suicune? It doesn't have a clue. Neither do we.
edited 16th Aug '12 5:46:24 AM by AlexSora89