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This thread is for requesting edits or unlocks to Locked Pages or for requesting locks. It can also be used for technical requests to moderators such as changing page types.

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edited 15th Aug '15 9:20:45 AM by SeptimusHeap

3226 Willbyr12th Jul 2012 03:28:28 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
I've a feeling it has more to do with preventing vandalism than anything else.

So what from the previous page still needs to be done, if anything?

edited 12th Jul '12 3:29:37 PM by Willbyr

3227 SeptimusHeap12th Jul 2012 03:30:31 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
I was going off the page history. Not a single vandal viewed.
[up][up] 3218 still needs to be done: Reposting:

Also, regarding the edits to Just a Face and a Caption: This sentence still could use fixing:

"So, images shouldn't be added under the assumption that people are already in the fandom, they must be added to get people to get involved in it."

I've suggested the following: "As a result, images shouldn't be added under the assumption that people are familiar with the work in question; images should instead serve to create interest in the work."

edited 12th Jul '12 3:32:50 PM by DarkConfidant

3229 Indigo12ash12th Jul 2012 03:46:43 PM from Aperture Science
Created Sandbox.Adolf Hitler and made all the edits I originally wanted to make to the main Adolf Hitler page. In my original post regarding the page, I didn't list everything I wanted to change because it's mostly organization and nit-picky stuff the inner Grammar Nazi in me just can't ignore. Can someone look over the sandbox and make sure I didn't miss anything before we move it to UsefulNotes.Adolf Hitler and lock it up?

edited 12th Jul '12 3:50:23 PM by Indigo12ash

Momentum, a function of mass and velocity, is conserved between portals. In layman's terms: speedy thing goes in, speedy thing comes out.
3230 Willbyr12th Jul 2012 03:52:31 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up][up] Thanks. Here's what I came up with; seems a fair compromise between that and the current:

"So, images shouldn't be added under the assumption that people are already familiar with the works they're from; rather, they should be added to interest people in those works."

edited 12th Jul '12 3:52:55 PM by Willbyr

I really don't like using "so" to start a sentence since it's a coordinating conjunction as opposed to a subordinating one, but I'll not press the issue further if consensus is to leave it as such. I'll grit and bear with it.

[up][up] I'll give it a second look, since I'd like to axe some natter and give some better example indentation.
Gorn has a hottip.
3233 EarlOfSandvich12th Jul 2012 07:16:46 PM from the Palouse , Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
The Greatest There Is
For Moral Guardians: ''{{Fallout}}'' 3 -> ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''
Geography enthusiast, nerd, gamer, all-around decent guy.

Just feelin' like a casual chat? My PM box is ALWAYS open!
3234 Willbyr12th Jul 2012 08:08:59 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up][up], [up] Done.

The "so" thing doesn't bug me all that much, but if others want it taken out then it can be changed.
3235 iTroper13th Jul 2012 03:12:09 AM from BC, Canada
The Evil Overlord List and its two Cellblock pages need a few tweaks, but the pages are obviously locked. Can someone please swap them with the fixed versions I posted here? Thanks.

edited 13th Jul '12 3:12:58 AM by iTroper

3236 SeptimusHeap13th Jul 2012 05:24:44 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Forbiden Fruit: The Tempation of Edward Cullen needs a A Worldwide Punomenon wick changed to Incredibly Lame Pun

Also, the current quote on Maradonia Saga is a Take That. Please replace it with this:

->"Fifteen-Year-old Maya and her Fourteen-Year-old brother Joey noticed a gap in the fence of a ‘Government Owned Property’'" —>— The first line of the first book.

edited 13th Jul '12 6:03:09 AM by SeptimusHeap

On Tropes Are Tools: "There is a reason why we have an entire category devoted to Acceptable Breaks from Reality. That category only applies to video games, but there are some good non-video game examples as well."

No it doesn't. Someone should fix that.
About The Bible, there's at least one mistake : -Jacob is stated as an example of Badass, but he is more of a Badass Normal (not less). He fought an angel, after all, if it wasn't God himself. -Judas Maccabeus IS stated as a badass normal, but I thought he was just a straight badass (did he fight an angel or anything? I think no).
I'd like to add an example to "Big Bra To Fill". The show "A Chorus Line" has a character who is remarked on by other characters as having large breasts and even sings a song about how getting breast implants has helped her career as a dancer, but the role is often played by actresses no more buxom than the rest of the cast, turning her chest into an Informed Attribute.
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For the sake of crosswicking Listing The Forms Of Degenerates, I request that the following entry be crosswicked to our page for The Bible:
—>Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.
"You can send 'em off to die on some God-forsaken rock, but for some reason, you can't slap 'em." - Abe Simpson
3241 Xtifr14th Jul 2012 03:45:53 PM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
World's Toughest Milkman
On Monster.Literature, please add Creator/ to Vernor Vinge.
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
3242 Willbyr14th Jul 2012 08:08:24 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
We're done to here except for:

3238: The entire Badass section there needs to be redone, but I'm not sure how to go about doing it.

3239: Please rewrite what you want added as an actual example that can be copypasted onto the page.

edited 14th Jul '12 8:09:51 PM by Willbyr

In uffish thought
3239 wrote the example up fully on the discussion page for Big Bra to Fill.
3244 SeptimusHeap15th Jul 2012 01:50:44 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Forbiden Fruit: The Tempation of Edward Cullen needs Nightmare Fuel / High Octane Nightmare Fuel wicks removed.

Also, am I correct that Archive.You Know That Show and subpages aren't supposed to be unlocked?

edited 15th Jul '12 3:02:15 AM by SeptimusHeap

3245 Willbyr15th Jul 2012 05:48:20 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up][up] Got it.

[up] I only saw one; the line was pretty much natter, so I just removed the whole thing. Archives are left alone, yes.
3246 SeptimusHeap15th Jul 2012 08:43:31 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Monster.Tabletop Games has more High Octane Nightmare Fuel wicks to remove.

Also, the archive pages in [up][up] should be locked.
Fanfic.My Immortal needs some namespacing:

  1. American Psycho to Literature/
  2. Light and Dark The Adventures of Dark Yagami to FanFic/
  3. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann to Anime/
  4. Pokémon to Franchise/
  5. Pokémon: Attack of Mewtwo to Fanfic/
  6. The Legend of Zelda to Franchise/
  7. There's a hottip in Anatomically Impossible Sex
  8. The Nightmare Before Christmas to WesternAnimation/ twice in the description for Bread Milk Eggs Squick
  9. Potter Verse to Franchise/ in Cool Car
  10. Back to the Future to either Film/ or Franchise/, and since it's referring to the movie character, I'd go with Film/ were I making the edit.
  11. Star Wars to Franchise/
  12. The Lord of the Rings to Literature/
  13. The Matrix to Film/
  14. Main.Buffy might need to be made into a pothole to Buffy the Vampire Slayer?
  15. My Chemical Romance to Music/
  16. Evanescence to Music/
  17. Shark Attack 3: Megalodon to Film/
  18. Villain Protagonist - a zero context example except for one word. Except, Examples Are Not Arguable. Cut it.

On Mary Sue, there's still a redlinked So Bad Its Horrible wick (under Mary Sue as Sturgeon's Law Character) that needs to be moved to Darth.

  1. Family Guy to WesternAnimation/
  2. Orangina to Advertising/
  3. Bleach to Manga/
  4. One Piece to Franchise/ (it's referring to a movie and not to the central manga)
  5. Tokko to Manga/
  6. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni to VisualNovel/
  7. The Warlord to ComicBook/
  8. Machete to Film/
  9. Fair Game to Film/ (There's no page on the film in any namespace, but the wick should still be namespaced in either case.)
  10. There's Something About Mary to Film/
  11. American Pie to Film/
  12. Dragon Age to VideoGame/
  13. King Of Fighters to VideoGame/
  14. Umineko no Naku Koro ni to VisualNovel/
  15. League of Legends to VideoGame/
  16. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to VideoGame/
  17. Karate Bears to Webcomic/
  18. Regular Show to WesternAnimation/

edited 15th Jul '12 4:38:24 PM by DarkConfidant

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Speaking of The Bible, its YMMV page has several Moral Event Horizons per character; evidently some misinterpretation of MEH is involved. I recommend that either all but one per character be removed (I feel I'm not familiar enough with The Bible to recommend which) or at the very least that each character's entry says something along the lines of "it's unclear where they crossed the MEH, but it could be either [A] or [B]" etc...
Anyway, I also recommend for the Disney CM list, that the currently poorly written Lotso entry be replaced with the following:
  • From Toy Story 3, Lotso the teddy bear seems at first to be hospitable to the new toys at Sunnyside Daycare. However, when how rough the kids are with the new toys leaves said toys wanting to leave, Lotso orders one of them "reprogrammed" so that he can be brainwashed into beating up and then imprisoning his former friends at Sunnyside on Lotso's behalf. When they try to escape and Lotso encounters them, he orders his minions to throw the prisoners into a dumpster, but when Lotso hits his most key minion, Big Baby, in the stomach, simply for wanting his "mama" back, Lotso's other minions seem a bit hesitant. This buys Big Baby time to throw Lotso into the dumpster instead. Eventually, both Lotso and the escaped toys end up at a landfill, in which two of the escaped toys risk their lives to save Lotso, whose Moral Event Horizon is to leave these same escaped toys to fall into the incinerator, when he could have saved them at no risk to himself. They end up getting rescued anyways, though.

Also, the movie only came out a couple years ago and everything about that entry is spoilerish, so I also recommend hiding the mention of the name Lotso, and everything after it, behind labelnote, but I'm not as certain about it as I'm certain about wanting the entry substituted. I know it omits the part about his sad backstory, but if it doesn't really negate CM status I don't think it's particularly relevant. I'm not sure how to work it into the entry anyway.

edited 15th Jul '12 8:26:14 PM by HiddenFacedMatt

"You can send 'em off to die on some God-forsaken rock, but for some reason, you can't slap 'em." - Abe Simpson
[up] Archive pages aren't edited. They sort of serve as a time capsule for the wiki.

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