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Higher Authority

Hello I have written a article that reveals information on the octos proving they are a much older type of character.Wayoshi does not like it he made a talk page for the Talk:Octo-blooper Octo-blooper I would like to hear your views on it and what its fate should be.--Lord Crump 20:26, 4 November 2006 (EST)

I have no idea. Work it out with him. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:35, 4 November 2006 (EST)

Another free use license?

Is a template for a license like this incorporated into {{pd}}, or do we need a template like it? Wayoshi ( T·C·@ ) Wayoshisig.png 19:07, 10 October 2006 (EDT)

Added some of those. --Steve (talk) 19:40, 10 October 2006 (EDT)

Userbox

Thanks.HKHey Videogame dude! Talk to me!

No probalo! --Steve (talk) 16:54, 10 August 2006 (EDT)

Reply: Why

The {{userbox}} template has the font Arial, while the {{userboxsample}} template has the font Verdana, the default, causing a fake preview of the userbox. I changed the font to Arial because the font is smaller but still readable, saving space. I'm sorry if I caused any inconvenience. Wayoshi ( T·C·@ ) 23:42, 5 August 2006 (EDT)

So why didn't you just change the templates so they both agree with each other? --Steve (talk) 23:45, 5 August 2006 (EDT)
...One of the few times my brain didn't work. I apologize, I'll get to that now...but, what's the difference between the two templates? Wayoshi ( T·C·@ ) 23:46, 5 August 2006 (EDT)
The one has the category for the user pages and the sample one doesn't. --Steve (talk) 23:47, 5 August 2006 (EDT)

My Block

Are you really gonna block me? It was a super accident. I was doing some practice, and I brought back my old pal. I was clearing the pictures the one guy had and I'm sorry.HK

Okay I was just kidding but don't just clear the sandbox with some fake article thing when people are using it to test. --Steve (talk) 22:18, 5 August 2006 (EDT)

What prompted you?

What prompted you to make me a sysop?HK

I don't remember. --Steve (talk) 19:56, 4 August 2006 (EDT)

But it seemed like a good idea at the time, right?HK

Yeah. --Steve (talk) 20:07, 4 August 2006 (EDT)

Okay, I just never asked, and I was mondering.HK

Speaking of sysops, exactly what is one and how do you become one?--Spike 00:13, 4 September 2006 (EDT)

Well sysops are just trusted wiki members with the ability to do more things on the wiki like easily rollback pages, ban trolls, delete and restore pages, etc. I just pick people I feel are qualified when I feel we could use some. --Steve (talk) 01:14, 4 September 2006 (EDT)

Some (Maybe) Bad News

I'm leaving, too. For the weekend. Starting Friday. Sorry.HK

Okay, thanks for the heads up. Enjoy! --Steve (talk) 22:53, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

I don't know if you listen to the GenY Retrocast... but I was in episode 21. If you get a chance, you should listen to it. Unless you already heard it. In which case... You could listen to it again... or not...HK

Whaaa? You're not generation Y :P. But I'll listen to it now. --Steve (talk) 23:13, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

Actually, I technicaly am.... And in what I like... I jump between! Anyway, the episode is about mario super show and captain N!HK

Oh yeah you're right. It's hard to hear you. Get off your cell phone, boy. --Steve (talk) 23:18, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

Yeah... We apologize about the poor quality. I should have used my grandma's landline.HK

Why are you telling me about this now anyway? It's an older episode. --Steve (talk) 23:20, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

Because it just now hit me that I did a Mario related episode on GenY.HK

I also didn't know if you listened to the GenY retrocast, too.HK

I listened to it like once so yeah. And it looks like he forgot to edit some stuff out. --Steve (talk) 23:38, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

Yeah, he did. He mentions it in the second episode after this one. HK

Check out the image reqested category. Its soooo full now that I've tagged articles for the last few hours.HK

Crazy. --Steve (talk) 23:46, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

I should probably sleep soon... But I'm having so much fun tagging these articles... but its like 10:47 where I live...HK

If you're even on another podcast make sure you plug the Mario Wiki like there's no tomorrow. :D --Steve (talk) 23:56, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

I'm actually trying to get on this one again. And I most certainly will plug the name. I'll say stuff like, on the Super MArio Wiki it says...." and yeah I forgot plug my site last time, so I need to do that one first. Although I'm not sure if my site is something I want otheres to see.HK

Rollback Feature

How do you use the "reverted changes of ______, changed back to last version by ________"? Wayoshi 19:09, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Well, I go to the contributions of the user who made the edit you want to revert, and rollback there. There's probably an easier way, and I've just missed it. HK

Whoops! I double-reverted Sightings. Thanks for the info, I bet that is the only way. Wayoshi 20:42, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Yes, that was on my talk page. I just wanted to know, is there another way?HK

Yeah. Sysops can go to the history, check the two different versions, click compare selected versions, then rollback. --Steve (talk) 21:53, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Thanks. Like I said, I don't know what I'm doing.HK

Now that's what I like to hear. --Steve (talk) 22:01, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Heh heh.... sorry.HK

Thanks!

I'm very happy that I have been trusted w/ sysop responsibilites. As Son of Suns says, this Wiki is getting better every day. :) Wayoshi 16:21, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

No problem! We appreciate the help. --Steve (talk) 16:22, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

It sure is (getting better)! Thanks for intrusting me with sysopedness..... Uh... thanks. I was an admin at wikipedia, but renounced the power and deleted that account ( right after I attained it). Pretty much I don't know what I'm doing. What are the red "!" for?HK

Those are just there for coolness. Or so I assume. --Steve (talk) 16:32, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Actually, I figured out what they are. They represent unpatrolled articlesHK

Yeah. They sure do. --Steve (talk) 17:29, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

The Portal

Is it okay that I took over the Portal? I also want to know what you think of The 'Shroom, and its first article.HK

Sure that's fine. Others should hopefully help with it. And I guess The 'Shroom is alright. I don't know exactly why we need it, but whatever. --Steve (talk) 15:57, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Well, when Son of Suns left, all I had for guidance was, ugh, wikipedia. So I stayed close to that design as I retyped the code. That's why the 'Shroom is here. You could see its functions here: [1] HK

Hmm I see. I just don't know how often we'll have news to post. --Steve (talk) 16:22, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Well, for now, It doesn't matter. We just need to update it weekly. Or monthly. You choose. I mean, if there's an arbitration thing needed, we could post about it there. (That's an example. Only Wikipedia does pointless stuff like that.)HK

I need some help on one tiny aspect of the portalHK

What's that? --Steve (talk) 22:03, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Getting the shroom to stay small on the trouble center. I can't explain it better than that.....HK

What shroom where? Link? --Steve (talk) 22:18, 24 July 2006 (EDT)
Template:Trouble Center. At Wikipedia there is a little box that links to their newspaper. That requires a template and in an hour, I'll gladly copy the code and modify it for here (so many templates...). Wayoshi 22:23, 24 July 2006 (EDT)
Yeah, you're better off doing it than I. Go for it. --Steve (talk) 22:29, 24 July 2006 (EDT)

Recent Changes

For some reason, the edits I have been making have not been appearing in the Recent Changes section. And when I check my contribs, the recent edits still don't appear. However, you can see the changes in the articles. Hopefully this is just a temporary problem... --Son of Suns 12:01, 30 June 2006 (EDT)

The server clock was ahead 12 hours, so I set it back 12 hours to the correct time. The edits will start showing up on those pages after the current time is after the "future time" when those edits were made. Kind of confusing, but everything will fix itself by the end of today. --Steve (talk) 12:30, 30 June 2006 (EDT)

Donations

When will donations, if ever, be needed? I am certainly willing to do my part when the time arrives. --Son of Suns 01:37, 26 June 2006 (EDT)

Donations are needed now to pay for the monthly cost of the server. It's currently $110 a month but after some necessary upgrades could get as high as $160. The recurring monthly donation is probably one of the best ways to donate, as each month it will give me a break with the cost. I don't think $5 or $10 a month is asking too much, and of course the more people who do it the more it would help. --Steve (talk) 09:15, 26 June 2006 (EDT)

Troll

How do we fix the damage the on wheels! guy did? HK

Never mind. Did it myself!HK

Thanks. I just deleted all the redirect pages. I didn't have time this morning to fix everything. --Steve (talk) 13:31, 18 June 2006 (EDT)

I knew I forgot to do something!HK

Also, what does mean saying hk47 was only contributer? Is that good or bad? Or neither? HK

Doesn't really matter, I guess the history was deleted in the moves. --Steve (talk) 15:56, 18 June 2006 (EDT)

ok cool :) HK

Is this troll using the same ip, or a different one? Can you tell? HK

I don't know. --Steve (talk) 12:03, 19 June 2006 (EDT)
I'll try to find out how...If its even possible....HK
He struck again as Super Mario...it seems he'll get every chance possible to vandalize. -Wayoshi 18:04, 19 June 2006 (EDT)
Im still waiting for meta/mediawiki to answer me. HK
[2] Check the troll, and block all the ips he used...HK

I know the troll hasn't been here in a while, but isn't it a good idea to take some precation?.HK

Okay, so how does that work? --Steve (talk) 15:03, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

[3]First off, see if you're allowed to. In this case, yes, you can. "Where the user has been vandalising articles or persistently behaving in a disruptive way, data may be released to assist in the targetting of IP blocks, or to assist in the formulation of a complaint to relevant Internet Service Providers".

Typical use:

User:Querulous is doing something highly antisocial and abusive in a way that makes you suspect them of being the sockpuppet of a blocked user. You have CheckUser and your wiki policy allows you to look up Querulous.

  1. Go to Special:CheckUser.
  2. In "User:", enter Querulous (not User:Querulous) and click the "OK" button next to it. (It won't work if you just hit Enter!)
  3. You will get back all IPs matching User:Querulous in the recentchanges table.
  4. Look up the IPs using whois and nslookup.
  5. If the previous step doesn't make it futile, click on each of the listed IPs. (You may find it useful to open each IP page in a new window or tab)
  6. Click the "OK" button next to "IP:" in each of the IP windows. This will then list all entries from the recentchanges table for that IP. You now have a list of all usernames that have edited using that IP.
  7. You may then wish to check any new usernames to see if the editing patterns are suspiciously similar.

Something like that..... I don't really know.... HK

But Special:CheckUser doesn't exist on this wiki. Is it an extension or something? --Steve (talk) 15:13, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

I'm not sure... It has some source code here....[[4]].... Does that help?HK

I'm not sure. When I try to install the extension I get errors. Hmm. --Steve (talk) 16:25, 26 July 2006 (EDT)

Gee.... You could contact someone at wikimedia...HK

More Help

We need to restore the ♪ Block page. If you go to the Category: Objects page, what should read as "♪ Block" looks like this "♪ Block". I don't know how to change it back. Take note that someone has created a new ♪ Block page. However, the old one was far superior to the new one. --Son of Suns 20:27, 13 June 2006 (EDT)

Where's the "old" ♪ Block page? --Steve (talk) 20:50, 13 June 2006 (EDT)
The "old" ♪ Block page is the "♪ Block" page found in the Category: Objects page. However, when you click on it, nothing comes up. --Son of Suns 02:19, 20 June 2006 (EDT)

Some Trouble

Hey. I've been having trouble uploading images and even creating some articles. Look at the Talk: Main Page and Talk: P$ychopath pages to seem my dilemmas. --Son of Suns 22:47, 11 June 2006 (EDT)

Try the images now. That article problem is really weird, I'll continue trying to find a fix for it. --Steve (talk) 23:42, 11 June 2006 (EDT)
Okay. The images that weren't working are working now. Thanks. --Son of Suns 23:47, 11 June 2006 (EDT)
Article problem fixed. --Steve (talk) 16:01, 12 June 2006 (EDT)
Thanks. --Son of Suns 16:10, 12 June 2006 (EDT)
Thanks again. --Son of Suns 22:41, 12 June 2006 (EDT)

No problem, of course I want the wiki to be running normally. On the new server, certain words are forbidden for security. We've never needed this before, so I'm in the process of removing ones that are just too common. --Steve (talk) 22:57, 12 June 2006 (EDT)

Thanks

Thank you for the "promotion". I will continue to try my best to make the Super Mario Wiki a significant piece of reference for Mario fans. I read the information about sysops and I understand my new responsibilities. Again, thank you. --Son of Suns 09:28, 30 May 2006 (EDT)

No problem. --Steve (talk) 14:45, 30 May 2006 (EDT)

Question About Copyright

Okay, I read Wikipedia's page about fair use, but I still want to be clear on what's a fair use and what's not. Please tell me whether the following things would be okay to display on this wiki:

1. A screeen shot from a game that you took yourself

2. A screen shot from a game you did not take yourself

3. A picture of the game's packaging you took yourself

4. A picture of the game's packaging you did not take yourself

5. A picture of a copyrighted character

6. Images available as downloads from the company's web site

Thank you for your help. --Wanderingshadow

I think all of those would be okay. --Steve (talk) 17:30, 4 Mar 2006 (EST)
Okay, that's all I wanted to know--Wanderingshadow
Yep no copyright problems here--Elite Yoshi 21:38, 28 Mar 2006 (EST)Elite Yoshi

Idea

Idea: Do you think we can make it so only people with accounts can make changes? I've seen other wikis do it and it would cut down on these idiots trying to add adverts.

Better late than ever: We're still in the process of setting up the entire wiki and getting new information in. We could use all the help we can get. If an anonymous user just wants to make a few changes and be on their way, we should let them. The bots get very annoying, but we just need to continue to revert the pages and ban their IP. --Steve (talk) 23:09, 27 Jan 2006 (EST)
I think that would be good. Having anti-nintendo people destroying the wiki would just be strange thing.--Elite Yoshi 16:15, 28 Mar 2006 (EST)Elite Yoshi

What other wikis do is when an anonymous user attempts to edit a page, they must type a visible code in order for their edit to work. Bots can not get past this barrier, but people can. This would stop the bot problem and still allow anonymous editting. SaltyTalk! 22:38, 31 Mar 2006 (EST)

Installing a captcha, you mean. I've looked into them, and will hopefully be able to give one a try. --Steve (talk) 23:36, 31 Mar 2006 (EST)

Hey!

I thought of this! (Sonic here.) I should have sysop access! Remember when I suggested this on the Sonic wiki and you said no? Mario 16:09, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)

Oh yeah, you should totally have sysop access! Just look at how much you help out around here! --Steve (talk) 17:18, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
I'm the one who had the idea stolen, so you're right. ;-) (AgentSeethroo has made 2 edits.) I couldn't even make a Mario wiki myself if I'd wanted to, since I'd be accused of impersonating the great Porple. (Another question: Why'd you steal my idea?) Mario 17:40, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
Umm, I didn't "steal" your idea. How can you accuse me of that? How could I have known that you had the same idea as me? And who's the one who made the wiki? I did. I don't see a wiki by you, and if you have one I've never been to it. --Steve (talk) 18:04, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
OK, I actually have an idea. A wiki devoted to all things Nintendo (not just Mario). I think it's a great idea. Mario 17:55, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
Are you going to make it? I might be able to help out. --Steve (talk) 18:00, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
I was wondering if you could host it. (Think of the potential - not just Mario, but Star Fox, Pokemon, etc. as well) Mario 18:07, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
Sorry, no can do. I've got enough going on as it is. --Steve (talk) 18:08, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
You mean like this one, which I actually asked for? (BTW, I've got a friend who may be able to host) Mario 18:10, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)

Meh, I don't do much here. But that's good news about the Nintendo Wiki. Seethroo may want it in the network. --Steve (talk) 18:17, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)

Also, what happened to the Sonic wiki? Mario 18:13, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)

I shut it down. --Steve (talk) 18:17, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)

That's too bad, because that's where I asked you about making a Mario wiki. I'm still perplexed as to why you shut off my idea, but turned it on for somebody else. Mario 18:18, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
"Turned it on for somebody else"? What does that mean? --Steve (talk) 18:37, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
Turned it on for somebody else. Gave the idea to somebody else (AgentSeethroo and Ghost Jam). Mario 18:39, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
Meh, it's alright. I'll go create that Nintendo wiki on Editthis.info. Sound good? Mario 18:45, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)
Good. Just leave me alone. --Steve (talk) 18:49, 27 Feb 2006 (EST)

New Home Page

Haven't been on the wiki for a week or so, and I must say I love what you've done with the home page. Quite impressive. --DarkInsanity

Thanks, I've been meaning to give it an update for a while. --Steve (talk) 07:01, 15 Mar 2006 (EST)
Thanks man, the new the better:User:Elite Yoshi--Elite Yoshi 16:12, 28 Mar 2006 (EST)EliteYoshi

Deletion

Why did you delete genuine characters like Tayce T. Puniper Hoot the Owl and Miss Warp. I understand deleting mr Game&Watch and others but why genuine mario characters. -Threegee

You don't understand. Those pages are blank and are being created by bots, who are filling them up with spam. I'm simple deleting the worthless pages and blocking the bots who are doing this. No actual content is being removed, you're still free to add to the pages. --Steve (talk) 16:04, 25 Mar 2006 (EST)
I was, too, wondering. Then I looked at the second to last edit to one of the "About" pages and saw the huge list of links about, er, non-Mario related stuff someone was putting... Damn bots. Or people with a lot of wasted time on their hands. -DarkInsanity (talk)
Holy hell, man! If this keeps up you should seriously consider enforcing account creation before editing, even if you only keep it like that for a week or two, just to get the spammers to go away. You could put an article on the home page saying why you're enforcing accounts, and what not. But all this deleting seriously needs to stop, as not everyone knows what's going on! -DarkInsanity (talk)
I apologise for not catching these when they where added. Most of them where added about a month ago and I didn't think anything of it. I thought it was just someone who added a page and didn't bother to add content (I do that sometimes). I'll touble check entries as they are added. Also, it might be time to think about account-only editing. -Ghost Jam (talk)
I have not problem with putting up with these for now. We still get useful edits from anonymous users, and since we need so much more content to be added I won't make them register just yet. --Steve (talk) 16:32, 28 Mar 2006 (EST)
Suit yourself, as the amount of it seems to be winding down, anyway. Also, why is it showing that you blocked the same IP multiple times? Is it by design, that it auto-blocks when you delete a page, or vice versa? -DarkInsanity (talk)
That's just me hitting "Block" to every spam edit. Before every spam edit was pretty much by a different IP, but now that I see they're not I guess I can start paying attention to the ones I'm blocking. :/ --Steve (talk) 19:59, 28 Mar 2006 (EST)
Really, give the empty pages and the characters alone unless it has not been seen for a while. There should be some deleting rules before deleting stuff. --Elite Yoshi 14:50, 30 Mar 2006 (EST)Elite Yoshi
It has already been stated before, I'm not deleting actual content. Those pages that I'm deleting are not empty, they're filled with spam links created by bots that troll the wiki. Since those bots create the pages for no reason, they should be deleted to be created when someone is ready to add actual content. Blank pages don't do us any good, there's either content or not. If not, we don't need the pages yet. Feel free to re-create the pages yourself and add content. --Steve (talk) 14:56, 30 Mar 2006 (EST)


I've disabled anonymous editing for now. I'll keep it this way at least until I can get a captcha up. --Steve (talk) 18:23, 5 Apr 2006 (EDT)

Cool; I noticed at first when I tried to edit a page without logging in. This should keep quite a bit of the spamming out from now on. And sorry I haven't been on for awhile; I've been kinda busy with school and whatnot. --DarkInsanity (talk)

Useless Question

This isn't a problem or anything, but I was wondering how you change your signature. --MarioGenis 20:44, 22 April 2006 (EDT)

Customize the Nickname field in your profile and check the Raw Signatures box. --Steve (talk) 21:25, 22 April 2006 (EDT)
Ah. Thanks!

Hosting

I see you've hosted numerous wikis. I'm planning my own wiki, and I was wondering what you hosted your wikis on, and if you have any recommendations. SaltyTalk! 00:11, 23 April 2006 (EDT)

I'm hosted with HostDime and power all my wikis with MediaWiki. --Steve (talk) 01:30, 23 April 2006 (EDT)

Crap

I just accidentally blocked Superchao!!!!!!!!!!!!! How do I unblock him????? -- Son of Suns

Nevermind. I figured it out. -- Son of Suns

Email

JimHohenstein@aol.com Shyper 17:17, 17 September 2006 (EDT)

Thanks for the warning

Yeah, right after I uploaded that pic, I noticed the Game Screenshot selection, and tried to re-load it. In the future, I'll always select the licsence correctly. User: 3dejong

Alright, cool. I just got it up, so everyone's going to have to get used to using it. I think all those figurines you upload would go under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 license. --Steve (talk) 23:19, 7 October 2006 (EDT)

Some Guy Taking My Name and Stuff

Well, hate to bug you about this, but Superchao is all worried and stuff. On his wiki, someone said to him "Hey superchao its me, Kelt, you loser" going by the i.p. adress of "205.188.116.14" So, could you possibly find out what member on this wiki owns that i.p.? (If they ARE on this wiki, which is highly possible since they knew that I, Kelt, had talked to Superchao before.) --King Piranha Plant 00:08, 25 October 2006 (EDT)

Sorry, I can't check an IP to get usernames who have used it. If he has any ideas I can check their usernames and see if they have used the IP. He would probably want to do that in private, in which case he could send me an email.
But it looks like they are on this wiki. When I try to check the IP I get an error as opposed to "No Results", so that means the IP has been used. I really need to get that thing fixed. --Steve (talk) 06:56, 25 October 2006 (EDT)
So can you help me? Here's proof. http://dilbert.elwiki.com/Special:Recentchanges Superchao 19:17, 25 October 2006 (EDT)
Yo, not much I can do. If a user does something bad on another wiki it really shouldn't concern me and the IP should be punished there. This user seems to have gotten himself into some trouble on Wikipedia as well. Keep in mind it's one of those shared AOL IPs. --Steve (talk) 19:35, 25 October 2006 (EDT)

Pipe Plaza Talk

You did this with Talk:Main Page too. Instead of leaving archives sub-pages, you put them under mariowiki pages, as well as created a template for the archive table. Why so? Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 18:50, 28 October 2006 (EDT)

I don't know. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 18:53, 28 October 2006 (EDT)


sorry about the triple posting. I should have realized what I was doing. thanks for deleting all the idiotic stuff I said - ultimatetoad

No problem. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:08, 29 October 2006 (EST)

Hi.

See up. Superchao 20:37, 4 November 2006 (EST)

? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:41, 4 November 2006 (EST)
?? Superchao 20:43, 4 November 2006 (EST)

How do you make those mario and DK banner things on their main pages? I have an Idea for one and want to make and present it to you. WarioLoaf (talk)

Umm I use Flash to make the original image with the background and the alpha text with the site domain and the character, which I make from removing the white from the image with Photoshop and giving it the white shadow in Fireworks, imported into Flash. Then I publish that image and open it with Fireworks where I add the text with shadow. Then I open that image in Paint and fix up the black border and save it to reduce the file size. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 00:53, 19 November 2006 (EST)
  • .........I sadly don't have that, I use paint. But I was going to make a Yellow banner with Wario on it stating "User of the mounth". This Wiki seems to have not started that yet. WarioLoaf (talk)
We don't do that. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:54, 24 November 2006 (EST)
    • Kay, how about "Featured Article"? that would be a good thing. WarioLoaf (talk)
Don't worry about it. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 23:53, 24 November 2006 (EST)
K then I won't, But I think featured articles would be a great transition. WarioLoaf (talk)

P-S-Y

What are we going to do with pages that their names have P-S-Y in them? There's FloP-S-Y fish and Yoshi ToP-S-Y Turvy! Little Mouser.PNGPaper Jorge (Talk·Contribs)

Change all the links to [[Flopšy Fish|Flop{{s}}y Fish]] and [[Yoshi Topšy Turvy|Yoshi Top{{s}}y Turvy]] and create the pages with the weird S symbol and include the {{wrongtitle}} template. I'll try to get the code for the new pages. In the actual text the {{s}} template will be used for every instance so that won't be a problem. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 23:51, 21 November 2006 (EST)
The pages can be recreated. Template:Sy-Turvy&btnG=Search Here's the text for the Yoshi game. Just copying and pasting the text and bolding/linking what needs to be done. Seeing what pictures and templates need to be added. Template:Sy_Fish+FlopTemplate:Sy+mariowiki&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=1&client=firefox-a Here's the fish. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 23:59, 21 November 2006 (EST)
Template:Sychopath&btnG=Search PTemplate:Sychopath

Trouble on Forum

I seem to be incapable of logging onto the forum, no matter how many times I try to get on nothing happens. -- Sir Grodus

The only thing I can advise is to clear your cookies and make sure you are always accessing the site from http://www.wikialliance.com/index.php when you try to login. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 16:11, 1 December 2006 (EST)

Question

What is an interwiki?--Aipom--

A link (or anything, for that matter) that goes between tow wikis.HK
MMM yep. Here's an example. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:14, 7 December 2006 (EST)

Featured Articles

Earlier, in the BANNER section, WarioLoaf asked about having FA's on the forum, which is a collaboration in itself and definitely would help the wiki by saving "Don't worry about it." Do you think it is a bad idea? It's certainly much better than the awards I mentioned before or the point system Knife suggested, because it adds quality to the wiki. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 15:56, 11 December 2006 (EST)

WarioWiki

As you may have noticed, thanks to Knife's labeling of articles, there's been a buzz about the WarioWiki. Is it opening soon? Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 17:09, 21 December 2006 (EST)

There haven't been any new plans for it, no. Don't remove any pages here. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 18:14, 21 December 2006 (EST)
  • Pant*Pant*, I'm done Mr.Steve/Porplemontage sir. What's that? WarioWiki won't be revealed in a while? Oh crap. So when exacly will it be?Knife (talk)
I don't know. --Steve (talk) [http://www.spreadfirefox.com/?q=affiliates&id=6193&t=1

firefox_27x15.png] 01:26, 22 December 2006 (EST)

HELP

Whenever I try to post on the forum, it sends me to the Log in page. I log in, post again, and it sends me BACK to the Log in page. Sometimes, it just repeatedly tells me to to log in. HELP!!! please.- user:ultimatetoad

I had this problem too, I never figured it out though, I had to go in on a different name (on my computer, not the forum, I have Windows XD). -- Sir Grodus

Make sure you always use it through http://www.wikialliance.com/ and try clearing your cookies. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:41, 30 December 2006 (EST)

Rescheduling

Please let me know if you can play at 5pm EDT tomorrow, which is 4p CDT and 2p PDT. (Automated message) Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 21:11, 1 January 2007 (EST)

Sysops?

How exactly, do you become a sysop? -- YoshiFan

One thing I know for sure is that asking for it doesn't help at all. ;) Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 22:55, 4 January 2007 (EST)
That's right. I'll make someone a sysop who's a good wiki contributor and could help out with fixing up the site and blocking vandals. We'll find you. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:59, 4 January 2007 (EST)

Huh?

Sorry, you're the boss and all, but it seems like Wayoshi is really in charge around here. This is pointless, I know. He kind of runs the newspaper, pretty much everything. Are you more behind the scenes. Or maybe, I'm sure you, a fellow gamer, would understand this, it's like Wayoshi is Birdo in M&L:SS doing everything for a front, and then you're Peach, pardon the example, really hiding behind a curtain making your cronie do most of your work. Or how Lemmy's Land stereotypes Toads. Wayoshi's the Toad. You're Peach. Just an idea. Don't take it personally. You should check out Lemmy's Land, though. I'll leave now. Bye.

Mariofan132 at 7:58 PM

  • He's the Kingpin. Basically The Kingpin, for those who read the comic books. WarioLoaf (talk)
I don't know what I am, but I host the site and take care of all the stuff that keeps it up and running. I'll also tend to correct wiki formatting if it is needed. Wayoshi is a great contributor and sysop, and he enjoys starting up wiki projects. How can I say no to that face? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 13:44, 6 January 2007 (EST)
LOL. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 14:21, 6 January 2007 (EST)
  • wow. Porple, you've just turned Yellow. I can't say no to Wayoshi's face either, But I can push him of a ledge.He knows what I mean, right Wayoshi? WarioLoaf (talk)

JOTA

On January 9th, I blocked a user named JOTA indefinetly for erasing comments on the Featured Articles page. As it turns out, a glitch was causing the comments to be erased. However, no one realized this at the time of the block. I would not have blocked the user for so long had he not erased comments on his own will and place "Bowser" all over the page (and in the list of featured articles) on January 2nd. I recently unblocked him and left an apology and a warning on his talk page. I was wondering if you could access his e-mail address, so that we could send our apologies and invite the user back. -- Son of Suns

He didn't register his account with an email address. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 17:51, 19 January 2007 (EST)

Extension

Check out this. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 17:55, 19 January 2007 (EST)

I don't know. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:35, 19 January 2007 (EST)

Newbie Here Needs Advice

'Ello. As you read my name, you're probably wondering who the heck I am. I've been visiting this site for a few months now, and I'm finally deciding to contribute. Hmm...100..76...7,600 or so pictures that I'm more than willing to share, but I just can't seem to post them right. I don't think I'm quite getting the HTML tag for images. Could you give me a clearer explanation of it? -Apemasta'

You should go to Special:Upload.  Caps Lock LORD 10:06, 30 January 2007 (EST)

Wiki

From what I can see, the Wario Wiki has been cancelled. Should I remove the Wario Wiki templates from articles? --Yoshi62620px 21:01, 23 January 2007 (EST)

Yes. And change major categories (such as Characters or Items) to Wario specific Categories (such as Wario characters or Wario Items). -- Son of Suns
Alright then. I'll get started. --Yoshi62620px 21:05, 23 January 2007 (EST)

DK Wiki Closing

Do you need any help from me in regards to closing the DK wiki? -- Son of Suns

Is everything transferred? If it is I can close it no problem. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 16:33, 25 January 2007 (EST)
Everything related to the main articles is transferred. All main articles, along with images, categories, and templates in those articles have been transferred. Also, all main talk pages have been transferred. DKWiki pages, MediaWiki pages, and category, image, and template pages not on any main article page have not been transferred. Also, talk pages associated with the previously listed pages have not been transferred either. -- Son of Suns

Question

Why did you delete the DK section of the games page? - User: Ultimatetoad

It's here now. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y

Oh. Sorry. - User: Ultimatetoad

I want all the pages to be transferred to a DK-only page. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:38, 25 January 2007 (EST)

My wiki

Hi,I think you are an admin.If not,i'm embarrased...anyway,I created my own Mario wiki,thinking I was the only one with one.Until I found here.So what i'm asking is,can I have my own article,then have a link to the same article here?My wiki is sucking right now...Toadbert101 01:10, 27 January 2007 (EST)

PS:I do NOT want my wiki to be competetion with yours.Toadbert101 01:17, 27 January 2007 (EST)
Sure, you can link to our articles from your site. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 01:20, 27 January 2007 (EST)

Wikia interwiki link

Hi, could you please create a Wikia interwikilink, and set it to http://www.wikia.com/wiki/$1 ?  Caps Lock LORD 13:39, 27 January 2007 (EST)

Okay done. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:16, 27 January 2007 (EST)
Thank you  Caps Lock LORD 04:29, 28 January 2007 (EST)

Links

Can you give me the link to you logo in the corner?I'm going to upload it on my wiki.Toadbert101 14:03, 27 January 2007 (EST)

I'm also going to upload my logo here.Is that OK?
Why, and why? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:15, 27 January 2007 (EST)
I was going to put your logo on my articles beside the links to your articles.About my logo,I was going to put it on my userpage.Toadbert101 22:27, 27 January 2007 (EST)
Okay, those are both fine. You should probably use this image because it's not so big. And you can upload your logo as one of your personal images. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:57, 27 January 2007 (EST)

You can probably delete the mariopedia logo now.The place is NEVER going to be as good as here.I've given up there.Nothing ever happened there.So you can delete the logo.Toadbert101 22:19, 28 January 2007 (EST)

What logo? File:Mayor.gifPaper Jorge
I uploaded a logo for a other Mario wiki that was a HUGE bust.It was called Mariopedia.
Okay, it's deleted now. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:30, 28 January 2007 (EST)

Extension

Can you install this extension? There's some big usefulness in the if switch, and perhaps ifexist. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 20:48, 2 February 2007 (EST)

It's installed. What are your ideas for it? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:44, 2 February 2007 (EST)

Merging

Steve were you the one who thought of merging the dk wiki, wariowiki, banjo wiki, etc. to the mario wiki?--Fg 15:09, 5 February 2007 (EST)

Yes. Although only the DK Wiki was actually merged. The other wikis were never started. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:50, 5 February 2007 (EST)

Three More Extensions

  1. Disable editing of User pages by other users. That is, each user can only edit his or her page and no other. Sysops still can edit all pages.
  2. Top Contributors Overall. What we were looking for in UserScore. Not sure whether this can be restricted to sysops or not – might want to reconsider if it can't be restricted.
  3. Multi-File Upload. I'm pretty sure you can get rid of the "AWC" in the Special page title.

Even though these were created a few months ago for MediaWiki 1.5.x, they should still be fine now. There's a few things about customizing and notes for the last two, so check those out. Unrelated: Check under Sysop Discussion on the forum. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 20:50, 12 February 2007 (EST)

Maybe the first one. I really don't see a point to the second one. Don't know if we need third one either. These things can be annoying so unless we really need one I won't want to install it. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:59, 12 February 2007 (EST)
OK, I can see the uselessness in #2. But we have users uploading a lot of images at once all the time. Doing it in one load would save time for them. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 21:04, 12 February 2007 (EST)
Of all the users that I mentioned #3 to, they all said it would be useful. That includes WarioLoaf, Son of Suns, Yoshi626, Knife and Paper Jorge. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 15:19, 14 February 2007 (EST)
Does that change your mind, or are you sticking firm? Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 16:27, 15 February 2007 (EST)
I'll look into installing it. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 16:41, 15 February 2007 (EST)
[5] – better Special page name, more recent. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 08:27, 17 February 2007 (EST)
Great! Too bad all the images have to fall under the same license, but it's still extremely helpful. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 18:54, 17 February 2007 (EST)
Did you test it out yet? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:07, 17 February 2007 (EST)

WOW!

You Are AWESOME! I mean, you FOUNDED the most awesome site on the web! WOW! user:maxlover2

Hell yeah. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:49, 13 February 2007 (EST)

Wikia

Hello Steven, what you think about this? --Slade 17:17, 14 February 2007 (EST)

We're not moving to Wikia. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:12, 14 February 2007 (EST)
Thanks for answer. --Slade 14:15, 15 February 2007 (EST)

Hey

Just came by to say hi and haven't seen you for a while.--Fg 15:47, 15 February 2007 (EST)

Hello. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:55, 15 February 2007 (EST)

This wiki...

You know,I tried to make a mario wiki from wikia,but they just told me to edit the nintendo wiki.So I made mine an edithis wiki.HOW COME YOU GUYS GOT TO MAKE A MARIO WIKI AND I DIDNT!?Toadbert101 17:36, 15 February 2007 (EST)

Because Steve is actually a Toad...HK47

Comic

As you've probably heard, or in this case seen, that I'm attampting to make my very own comic. I wanted to know what character you wanted to be. Please respond ASAP.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Bowser. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 18:10, 16 February 2007 (EST)

Autoconfirming the Move Feature

Via Special:Userrights, can you autoconfirm the ability to move articles? This will restrict new users under 4 days old from moving pages, making the recent serious vandalism attacks harder to make. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 22:53, 17 February 2007 (EST)

You could also add this in LocalSettings.php:
$wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['move'] = false;

Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 22:57, 17 February 2007 (EST)

How do you know this? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 23:40, 17 February 2007 (EST)
[6] – lists default user groups and rights. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 23:43, 17 February 2007 (EST)
Such a thing cannot be done through Special:Userrights and your code is bogus. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 00:00, 18 February 2007 (EST)
That's true (my mistake before) – but notice when I added the code, I said it should be added to LocalSettings.php. The $wg stuff all goes there. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 00:04, 18 February 2007 (EST)
I'm well aware where it goes, and it doesn't work. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 00:10, 18 February 2007 (EST)
Are you sure? [7] proves I used the right syntax. Autoconfirm is new users for protecting, is that different here? Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 00:17, 18 February 2007 (EST)
The correct code is:
  $wgAutoConfirmAge = 3600*96;
  $wgGroupPermissions['user']['move'] = false;
  $wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['move'] = true;

Because a user is considered autoconfirmed after the AutoConfirmAge time passes (in seconds), so you must block users from moving pages (because you're considerer a user the second you create an account) and only allow autoconfirmed users. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 00:54, 18 February 2007 (EST)

Sysop

steve will there ever be more than ten sysops in this wiki?--Fg 16:38, 18 February 2007 (EST)

Yes. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 16:42, 18 February 2007 (EST)

Idea: Shortcuts

Just running an idea through ya about the use of shortcuts. Wikipedia creates redirects to all its policies by using WP:Whatever (WP:NOT for what Wikipedia is not, WP:BLOCK for blocking policy, etc). Sometimes there's more than one shortcut for a page. This makes it easy for everyone to check these special pages for reference or for newbies to learn the rules. The redirect pages would be categorized into one category, and a quick page like MarioWiki:Shortcuts would describe what they're for and how to categorize properly ([[Category:Shortcuts|Specific pagename - not {{PAGENAME}}]] is needed). Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 17:26, 18 February 2007 (EST)

That's a good idea. You can get it going if you want to. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 17:33, 18 February 2007 (EST)

Checkusers?

What are checkusers? YoshiFan

It means they have permission to check the IP address of a user account for banning purposes. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 14:38, 19 February 2007 (EST)

Reply:Sysop

Steve when are we going to have more than ten sysops?Just wondering.--Fg 17:16, 19 February 2007 (EST)

I have no idea. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 17:30, 19 February 2007 (EST)

MarioWiki:RareWiki Vote

As shown, we are now voting to determine the direction we're taking. One of the options is joining up with DKVine to create a RareWiki. Son of Suns has contacted the site about the issue. Son of Suns is going off AIM at 12:25, so you can come on to talk about the issue if you see this message relatively before then. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 23:56, 20 February 2007 (EST)

I'm not interested in creating any more wikis, so keeping the articles and adding the template would be the best move. I don't want to join with DKVine either. We should both just do our own thing. Can't talk about it on AIM tonight. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 00:05, 21 February 2007 (EST)
What if we just create it without any DKVine interaction at all and DKVine users would be attracted anyways? Is that still offsetting? Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 00:38, 21 February 2007 (EST)
Yeah, pretty much we just need permission from you to transfer articles from this wiki onto our wiki. Thats all, no work for you.Knife (talk) 00:42, 21 February 2007 (EST)
What wiki? There's no RareWiki yet. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 00:44, 21 February 2007 (EST)
YetKnife (talk) 00:46, 21 February 2007 (EST)
"we just need permission from you to transfer articles from this wiki onto our wiki" If DKVine is creating a wiki why is there a need for interaction from us? If they did create one we would have nothing to do with it, so we would keep the articles and include that template, so then both wikis would have the same articles. The articles should be written from a different perspective anyway: ours from a perspective of the character in the marioverse and theirs more general.
We could possibly create the wiki. I wouldn't even mind if it was considered a team up if we were in control of the hosting. I was concerned about the workload but I know you guys would cover most of it. So either:

a. They create the wiki on their own and of course our members can help out and whatnot but not directly transferring articles.

b. We team up on it and we'll host the wiki.

c. We'll do the wiki alone and it won't be an official joint thing but they can help obviously.

d. NOTHING

I haven't heard anything from them so I need to know what their expectations are. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 01:17, 21 February 2007 (EST)

Well in the meantime...I have submitted a request to Wikia to start the RareWiki. Entirely a different entity from the MarioWiki, no Wiki Alliance. If that goes through, all we would need from you is the permission to move articles out. The Banjo & Conker board could go and never be heard of again as well. I would just put a link to it. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 01:22, 21 February 2007 (EST)

If they're separate entities we would keep the articles and not transfer them. The board could stay as well. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 01:41, 21 February 2007 (EST)

I think the point is that many users feel Banjo and Conker are out of place and this wiki, and should be moved anyway, regardless of who is hosting the site. They are simply too removed from Mario's universe. We could just delete all the content, and if a wiki never emerges, the consensus may be just to erase all those articles without any move. -- Son of Suns

I think C. is the best choice. I disagree with just deleting articles, some users worked pretty hard to write them. At this point, we don't need an official alliance with DKVine. But then again, this all depends if we get permission from Wikia to host it. This would be at no cost or workload to anybody, and is a fair solution. Being part of the Wiki Alliance (if we still have that)... well all in all thats your decision.Knife (talk) 18:14, 21 February 2007 (EST)

Personally, I like D. All in one Wiki. Cool. 3dhammer.gif 3D, VERY active! 3dhammer.gif

Remember that this wiki abides by the Marioverse. Banjo & Conker are barely in the Marioverse. RareWiki, which I have requested, will satisfy Choice C. Maybe we can move articles over to get a jumpstart on mainspace articles. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 18:25, 21 February 2007 (EST)

Hold on a minute, we may team up with DKVine? By the way, nice proposal Wayoshi. --Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Recent Vote

Steve, what's your opinion on this? --KPH2293 21:00, 22 February 2007 (EST)

We're basically keeping things the way they are. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:43, 22 February 2007 (EST)
OK. --KPH2293 21:45, 22 February 2007 (EST)

Glossary

Shouldn't the Glossary be on the sidelines, I could think of a lot of people that don't understand much about the Marioverse. YoshiFan

It's not one of the main navigation pages, so no. I've put it back on the main page, so it's more accessible now. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:50, 24 February 2007 (EST)

Mario Forum

3D told me that you activated his account without an e-mail address, would you please, if you can, activate my account for me.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Are you registered there? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 14:04, 25 February 2007 (EST)

I can't because I'm not allowed to give out my E-Mail address. I've tried to get on before, without the e-mail, but it says I need the e-mail or to contact an admin.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png

You can keep your email address private, so it would only be used for the activation. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 14:16, 25 February 2007 (EST)

I have not registered yet, but I just want to know how you make your e-mail address private.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

After you're activated, login and edit your profile. Where is says Always show my e-mail address select No. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:02, 25 February 2007 (EST)

Paper Mario Heads

I've noticed some Paper Mario heads at the bottom of the articles, what does that mean. A confused fan of Yoshi.

That's just a style effect I installed. It means nothing. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 21:00, 28 February 2007 (EST)

Question?

Steve, What was the first article? Was it really Super Mario Bros? Max2

If Steve installs the latest extension I found, I can find out... :D Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 16:29, 1 March 2007 (EST)

Little Colored Numbers

Are we going to get that...whatever it is that makes articles on the changes page have a little number telling how much was added/subtracted to a page per edit? Not that it's really needed.... -- Shyghost.PNGChrisShyghost.PNG 18:01, 5 March 2007 (EST)

Hopefully not, they're really just a nusance on my watchlist on Wikipedia.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Eh... --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:37, 5 March 2007 (EST)
A) Clarification: the number tells how many bytes were added or subtracted to the file size of the article. B) At a certain point, extreme numbers turn bold. This is used to signal possible vandalism in the negatives. C) We've got vandalism covered – it isn't daily like Wikipedia. I don't think we need it, unless it is auto-installed into a MediaWiki version (which I bet might be able to be turned off if so). Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 20:45, 5 March 2007 (EST)
My exact reasoning. You just happened to say it better. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:18, 5 March 2007 (EST)

Tumble

can you add a :tumble: to the forum? Max2 (talk)

no, no. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:57, 8 March 2007 (EST)

why? Max2 (talk)

For what image? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:09, 8 March 2007 (EST)
Question: What the hell is :tumble:? -- Shyghost.PNGChrisShyghost.PNG 22:40, 8 March 2007 (EST)

? what image? do you mean, like Birdo is sorta lova, Koopa is confused, like that? Max2 (talk)

Remember Homestar Runner?

  • Hey, how come you never get on the Homestar Runner Wiki anymore? You got an sbemail answered! Come back! The edit summaries miss you! --Theyellowdart 22:16, 8 March 2007 (EST) P.S. I got the link to this wiki by your userpage at the hrwiki.
I still visit the site, but I was never big on the editing scene there. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:25, 8 March 2007 (EST)
Oh. That's cool. Man, that place (hrwiki) has grown like heck! See you around, I'm off to go gnome some pages. --Theyellowdart 22:27, 8 March 2007 (EST)
BTW, what e-mail was answered? 3dhammer.gif 3D, BRB, BTB, BTW. 3dhammer.gif
"montage". Hm... where have I heard that name before...? You watch Homestar? Join the wiki!! --Theyellowdart 22:35, 8 March 2007 (EST)
Cool. 3dhammer.gif 3D, I may join.... maybe..... 3dhammer.gif
No offense to this wiki, but I think that the Homestar Runner Wiki is the most organized, content-full, and community-ish sister wiki to this date. The sysops there are so smart. --Theyellowdart 22:54, 8 March 2007 (EST)
Never really been there.. but it looks really, really cool. And the pages are sooooo awesome. Shall we move this to my talk page? 3dhammer.gif 3D, to avoid clogging up Steve's page. 3dhammer.gif

My best friend and I am there too, I'm Munchlax and he's SpazzingWonder.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Neat. Okay, 3D, move it if you want. --Theyellowdart 23:27, 9 March 2007 (EST)

Mar10 Day

Tommorow (or Today, depending where you are) is Mar10 Day! (March 10=Mar10; Mar10=Mario) Celebrate! The 'Shroom comes out on Mar10 Day! Plumber, Mar10 Day! Celebrate!

That's pretty l33t. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 01:52, 10 March 2007 (EST)

Extension

Inputboxes – I need the create article inputbox to use with a DynamicPageList to reorganize how MarioWiki:Trouble Center is done. The comment inputbox might also be useful as well as the create - Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 22:41, 11 March 2007 (EDT)

What's Up

What's Up steve? how are you doing?F gLarrynana.gif

Good. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:48, 13 March 2007 (EDT)

Parabeetle pic

We need your help, go to Talk:Parabeetle#Pic Vote. We can't decide on which one(s) to use.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Looks like you guys figured it out; it looks good the way it is now. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 21:06, 13 March 2007 (EDT)

New Special Page

I think it would be very helpful if there was a Special Page for most viewed pages. A wondering fan of Yoshi

There already is one: Special:Statistics. --KPH2293 12:43, 15 March 2007 (EDT)

I mean a whole special page, with all the most viewed pages. The statistics only shows ten. A fan of Yoshi

Special:Popularpages Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 15:53, 16 March 2007 (EDT)

Mariowiki

Hey steve I'm glad you've came up with the mariowiki!if the mariowiki didn't exist,then I wouldn't made new friends with cool users.F gLarrynana.gif

That's great. Mario and friends. It's what we're here for. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:10, 16 March 2007 (EDT)

An Issue on Talk:Main Page

An issue has come up since this morning's vandal attack. Just letting you know. --KPH2293 17:30, 17 March 2007 (EDT)

Hilarity ensued.HK47, .

We need a verdict, possible sysop cut-off, or a poll.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

So there was some vandalism and we need some more sysops? Who would you suggest? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:29, 17 March 2007 (EDT)
YellowYoshi or 3Dejong.HK47, .

Yoshi626 for sure. But I have an idea, on the talk page, we'll start polls where people nominate users and then everyone else votes on them. The MarioWiki democracy.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

So, Steve, just to make sure; Do you give your official approval on this? --KPH2293 13:34, 18 March 2007 (EDT)
Sure. Just remember bureaucrats will always have the final word. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 14:33, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

Yep, I just wanted to see who sysops and normal users alike want to see be promoted.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Suprisingly, nothing has spiralled out of control yet. Yoshi626, YellowYoshi398, and I haveall been nominated. Yoshi626 has 8, YY398 has 3, and I have 2.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Make that nine for me. --KPH2293 17:31, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

How long will the poll be open? Plumber, I want to know, please, Big Boss.

We need you to post some votes on the MarioWiki:Sysophood Nominations page.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Mariowiki Party

Hey steve you know I was thinking that one day you could arrange a date where we could all meet each other in a specific place(Although I know this would never happen).F gLarrynana.gif

Would be cool, yeah, probably won't ever happen. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:29, 17 March 2007 (EDT)
What abotu a date when everyone goes to forum chat? Little Mouser.PNGPaper Jorge (Talk·Contribs)

not everyone's on the forum. Max2 (talk)

We need a regular weekly time for that. And the chat isn't only accessible through the forum; you can use an IRC client as well. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:16, 17 March 2007 (EDT)

Happy St. Paddy's Day!

File:Plumber Sprite.PNG Happy St. Paddy's Day, Mr. Steve Boss Guy! Plumber

File:Irish.JPG

The MissingLinkBowser 2.PNG Happy Saint Patrick's Day!Mr. Head Honcho,hehe

Possible bearucats

Any possible people that you promote to bearucat position. A wondering fan of Yoshi

Yeah, I should do that. Wayoshi is a bureaucrat now. Tell him about your sysop wishes. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 23:23, 17 March 2007 (EDT)

Cheese

I'm sure you're aware of the Cheese Craze of '07. We want to know - Do you like Cheese?Mada Mada Dane

Cheese is good. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 01:01, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

Username

How did you get your username. A wondering fan of Yoshi

I made it up. It's been my Internet handle ever since. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 10:51, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

Hello.

I'd like you to place a notice on the pages of Superchao and Shyper saying that those account are inactive. TheGreatBlockyBoo 16:27, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

You created another account? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 16:31, 18 March 2007 (EDT)
Another password fiasco. I didn't want to go through the whole process AGAIN, so I stopped using that account. I'd like the notice to inform everyone that the account are not going to be used again. TheGreatBlockyBoo 16:33, 18 March 2007 (EDT)
Thank you. TheGreatBlockyBoo 17:19, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

Anti-Spam

Hi Porple/boss man, :)

After yesterday;s violent spam attack I was thinking...aside from a couple more sysops, should we have a Counter Spam Group? I was thinking of them having the power To block a spammer for 24 hours (or until a sysop can handle the situation.

Maybe consist of ten VERY Active members, I mean it would help since yesterday morning a 'Tonya Logan' was spamming and a sysop didn't get on for a while, please think about it...

Mario Yoshi NSMBW.pngXzelionETC

I can't limit the amount of time a certain group is allowed to ban people for, so this group would essentially be sysops. So instead we're going to get some more active sysops on board to better our coverage in the event of an attack. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:07, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

so you're saying that we definitely need more sysops?F gLarrynana.gif

That's what I've been hearing. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:17, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

Hey steve what do you think of me becoming a sysop?Cause I'm here in this wiki everyday.F gLarrynana.gif

You're certainly active enough. Remember, we'll let you know if you're selected. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:38, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

F g would be a good sysop(he is on ALOT)

The MissingLinkBowser 2.PNG I mean ALOT

Interwiki

What is an interwiki user? Plumber

I think it's someone who is on Muliple Wikis... Max2 like the 2 of us, Plumber.

The interwiki group is used for giving me permission to edit the interwiki table using an extension installed. The interwiki table is the list of various interwiki links and the sites they go to, such as [[Wikipedia:Main Page]] for linking to Wikipedia. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:52, 18 March 2007 (EDT)

Tony Logan

Hey, Porplemontage a spammer named Tony Logan (tonya?) has been changing page to give false information could you deal with this?

Mario Yoshi NSMBW.pngXzelionETC

Sure. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 14:49, 19 March 2007 (EDT)

oh man thanks alot! :) you rock!

Mario Yoshi NSMBW.pngXzelionETC

Hey Porple I noticed he was doing the samething as Tonya Logan..

Mario Yoshi NSMBW.pngXzelionETC

plus the name similarity... Max2 (talk)

Were all pages reverted? Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 15:09, 19 March 2007 (EDT)

I changed all the pages (s)he changed, back to their normal pages, bentendo helped too.

Mario Yoshi NSMBW.pngXzelionETC

Thanks, guys. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:13, 19 March 2007 (EDT)

I had blocked the ip for Tonya Logan, after having actually missed her actual edits. PJ blocked her. I blocked the ip.Mada Mada Dane

Inactive Sysops

Hey steve have you seen these sysops: DarkInsanity and Salty?F gLarrynana.gif

Salty is on occasionally.Mada Mada Dane

New inproved sysop polls

I just thought of something, since the sysop polls didn't work, instead of just voting, users will ask the nominee important, sysop-related, questions. Hey, it's just a thought.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

No, no. This isn't a game show. We get a pretty good idea of who's sysop worthy by a user's actions on the wiki. We'll make sure that user knows the ins and outs of being a sysop if they're chosen. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:48, 19 March 2007 (EDT)

E-Mail

Please stop e-mailing me the same message. I've gotten it 6 times and I'm going to get in trouble if I'm caught.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

What message? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 17:57, 20 March 2007 (EDT)

It's an activation message, I've gotten it six times. It says it's from you.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

Well I'm not sending it out. Is it regarding your forum activation? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 18:50, 20 March 2007 (EDT)

Yeah.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

It appears whenever I get a private message. Is there any way to get that message to stop appearing?--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

yes. in your preferences. Max2

Yep, check No to Notify on new Private Message. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 19:59, 20 March 2007 (EDT)

Some stuff...

  1. How did you get the mario head on the catgory box thing?
  2. How did you get Peach,Mario and Luigi on the edit box?

Toadbert101 01:34, 21 March 2007 (EDT)

You add a background image through the CSS. So for the edit box you would do something like:
textarea { background: #FFFFFF url("URL TO IMAGE")
}
And with the category box we have:
#catlinks {
   background-image: url(URL TO IMAGE);
   background-repeat: no-repeat;
   background-position: center right;
}

--Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:32, 21 March 2007 (EDT)

How do you get to the CSS?Toadbert101 18:11, 21 March 2007 (EDT)
If we're talking MediaWiki, the easiest way is to edit MediaWiki:Monobook.css and add the code. Where are you trying to do this? --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:30, 21 March 2007 (EDT)
A bionicle wiki called Bioniclepedia. It wikia.Toadbert101 15:18, 24 March 2007 (EDT)
So add the code to the MediaWiki:Monobook.css page on the wiki. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:08, 24 March 2007 (EDT)

kirby wiki

Should I start a Kirby Wiki? Max2 (talk)

Sure, if you want to. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 18:33, 23 March 2007 (EDT)

Main page vote

There's another poll going on on the main page's talk page. I'd like to see what your vote is.--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

I don't wish to host such a thing on the server. Anywhere else it obviously doesn't matter to me. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 22:34, 23 March 2007 (EDT)


Starting

When did you start this wiki? A wondering fan of Yoshi

August 12, 2005. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:08, 24 March 2007 (EDT)

DK Wiki

Hey steve can you start the dk wiki again?F gLarrynana.gif

I'm afraid I can't. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 15:57, 25 March 2007 (EDT)

Why? And I don't support having dk articles here.F gLarrynana.gif

You're a little late. All this was decided some time ago. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 16:11, 25 March 2007 (EDT)

Inactive Sysops

Hey steve have you seen these sysops DarkInsanity and Salty?F gLarrynana.gif

No. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 20:18, 27 March 2007 (EDT)

I have a question is it ok to have two duppucate wikis?

The MissingLinkBowser 2.PNG <-- Cause look at this

It's probably looked down upon, but you can do whatever you want. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 14:47, 28 March 2007 (EDT)

UnMarioWiki

I thought you didn't want anything to do with it??? Max2 (talk)

An account on Wikia works on all their wikis. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 17:11, 28 March 2007 (EDT)

Oh. OK. Max2 (talk)

Super Mario World TV series

Do you make a TV series name in italics?--Aipom_Banana_2.gif Aipom 424.png--

I believe so. --Steve (talk) firefox_27x15.png 18:27, 28 March 2007 (EDT)

Wii-Kii-Aaa

Hey, Steve! Do you know where all the requested Wikis at Wikia go? Max requested a Kirby wiki, but he can't find it. I was going to ask, Wayoshi, but he's not here... 3dhammer.gif 3D, ...so I'll bug YOU. 3dhammer.gif

They go here. And here's a link to Max's request: [8]. --KPH2293 15:56, 4 April 2007 (EDT)

User:84760

Block him. user:YoshiFan.

Steve left for vacation yesterday (see user page). Ask another active sysop next time. Wa Yoshihead.png TC@Y 12:10, 6 April 2007 (EDT)