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Stratadrake Dragon Writer
Dragon Writer
May 25th 2013 at 8:32:08 PM

The Pokemon ones are Media Wiki style links — you should be able to link to its File: page rather than the direct image file.

edited 25th May '13 8:32:53 PM by Stratadrake

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Rethkir A Trusted Friend in Science and Ponies from the gap between dimensions
May 27th 2013 at 8:07:34 PM

I added the Mario and Portal examples back to the page. Mario was never broken, and I replaced the image for Portal 2 Chell. I don't think the Pokemon example is even good enough to include. I don't really see much of an improvement from before to after.

edited 28th May '13 10:29:27 AM by Rethkir

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May 28th 2013 at 7:40:58 PM

[up]I can't see the Pokemon ones to weigh in...

Rethkir A Trusted Friend in Science and Ponies from the gap between dimensions
May 29th 2013 at 4:47:32 AM

[up]Copy the urls and paste into the URL bar. That's why the links were thought to be bad.

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Nocturna Seeking for Light
Seeking for Light
May 29th 2013 at 11:27:00 AM

[up] Those links are broken—a link should be able to be clicked on and bring you directly to the page, not require you to do a run-around. That said, I would agree that that's not a good example.

BinaryHedgehog Obscure curator from inside your interwebs Relationship Status: The Skitty to my Wailord
Obscure curator
Nov 22nd 2013 at 9:20:05 AM

Broken on the Fox News YMMV page.

edited 22nd Nov '13 9:20:18 AM by BinaryHedgehog

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Nov 23rd 2013 at 6:41:19 AM

[up] Fox News Channel The "Egypt is in between Syria and Iran" link.

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SeptimusHeap from Bern, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Nov 23rd 2013 at 6:42:31 AM

Where on the pages is the link?

Rethkir A Trusted Friend in Science and Ponies from the gap between dimensions
Nov 25th 2013 at 8:49:50 PM

The page quote on Flat World has a broken link in it to http://www.webcitation.org/mainframe.php.

"The earth is flat. Whoever claims it is round is an atheist deserving of punishment."
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Rava Raava from Europe
Raava
Apr 11th 2014 at 5:43:00 AM

From https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/CrossOver/AnimeAndManga :

"DVD including three OV As for their three most popular animes: Inu Yasha, Urusei Yatsura, and Ranma ."

Now defunc URL was: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bhBU07b2YM

At least by its title, I think a working URL is this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwY8p9rW27M (it lacks the last few seconds, the "welcome to the 50ths anniversary" part), but another clip that has that is of bad quality that it's too ugly to watch...)

edited 11th Apr '14 5:46:53 AM by Rava

yours Rava
Rava Raava from Europe
Raava
Jun 22nd 2014 at 12:01:30 AM

Another one, but sadly, this time I have no fix since google not tells me the title of the clip. Just that it's unavailable...

The non working URL to a youtube clip is in https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FreudianSlipperySlope / the part about Western Animation / "Home Movies" The link name is "Watch the first minute of this" and the broken URL is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jkjy7iSDhck

yours Rava
Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Jun 23rd 2014 at 9:11:15 AM

I don't know if it's been brought up somewhere else or not, but Sinfest changed the format of its archives a month or so back and now almost every external link to a strip is broken. This may take its own dedicated thread to fix.

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TheOneWhoTropes FUROR APOCALYPTUS! MAGUS CALAMITOSIS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
FUROR APOCALYPTUS! MAGUS CALAMITOSIS!
Jul 3rd 2014 at 8:10:43 AM

it probably will, with over 1500 links, plus 500 or so of them need namespacing to Webcomic. As I am not familiar with the Webcomic, I wouldn't be much good. Granted, we can use the search function (on Sinfest's site) to find most of the strip's new addresses, but it will take a while.

Goblin King of the Darkstorm Galaxy.
Nov 11th 2015 at 6:36:59 PM

Just so I'll know in the future - is it kosher to have Wayback Machine links in place of dead ones?

SeptimusHeap from Bern, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Nov 27th 2015 at 10:03:59 AM

Apparently the official Garfield website has restructured its archive system, because almost all the links to strips there (instead of to GoGomics.com) are broken, and just send you to the latest strip. Just a heads-up for Garfield fans.

Mar 16th 2016 at 6:48:45 PM

There are broken links on Dissonant Serenity. Does anyone remember what the pictures were of?

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TotemicHero Not a bug! from the next level
Not a bug!
Apr 14th 2016 at 6:50:37 AM

Fey Winds apparently changed sites a couple of months ago (due to their prior host site going out of business). New site is here. Replace or delete links as you find them.

I'll take a crack at some cleanup later, once I have time.

edited 14th Apr '16 6:51:09 AM by TotemicHero

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Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Apr 14th 2016 at 8:11:28 AM

The Twitch URLs on Funny.Proton Jon Livestreams need to be checked and replaced, due to Twich saving streams that are under two months old. I was going to do it, but I don't have enough time.

TotemicHero Not a bug! from the next level
Not a bug!
Sep 30th 2016 at 12:48:36 PM

If you see any links to the now-defunct Webcomics Nation site, remove them immediately, as they currently point to malware-land central.

Expergiscēre cras, medior quam hodie. (Awaken tomorrow, better than today.)
Crossover-Enthusiast F E A R from somewhere doing something Relationship Status: Chocolate!
F E A R
Jan 22nd 2018 at 6:47:47 PM

A lot of links from AwesomeMusic.Steven Universe (specifically in the folders for Seasons 1-4) need to be replaced, as Aivi and Surasshu have taken almost all of the SU songs off their SoundCloud.

I don't know what this thing is, and that terrifies me!
Lymantria Tyrannoraptoran Reptiliomorph from Toronto Relationship Status: Staying up all night to get lucky
Tyrannoraptoran Reptiliomorph
Jan 23rd 2018 at 1:14:16 PM

Why is there no unified thread for cleaning up broken links? This can't be it, since if it were it wouldn't have been dead for almost 2 years.

Join the Five-Man Band cleanup project!
Crossover-Enthusiast F E A R from somewhere doing something Relationship Status: Chocolate!
F E A R
Jan 23rd 2018 at 1:42:11 PM

Well this thread and this one were the only ones that were "recently" active.

I don't know what this thing is, and that terrifies me!

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