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Hi :) The RPG Gamer (talk) (edits) Love Pit.png 02:58, 23 October 2016 (EDT)

Image uploads[edit]

Hello, Sdman213. Good job on your recent uploads. But when uploading files, keep in mind that you must correctly use the {{aboutfile}} template. What you were doing looks like this, and it is an inconvenience for other users to fix up the template. It is simple to learn how to format it correctly. The pre-loaded coding is shown below.

{{aboutfile
|1=Subject of the image
|2=Where you found the image
|3=Artist
|4=Describe edits, if any
|5=Other versions (use file link)
}}

Just replace the necessary parts with that corresponding information, and remove the entire line of the variable(s) you don't use. If you do not wish to use the template at all, then it is acceptable to simply remove it before you upload the file. Please consider the above information before uploading more files. If you continue using {{aboutfile}} incorrectly, then a warning will be issued. Thank you for reading, and keep contributing.

Hello, Sdman213. Good job on your recent uploads. But when uploading files, keep in mind that you must correctly categorize the file. It is simple to learn how to correctly do so. Just search for the correct category by starting with the following groups:

Images Audio/Video Files

When uploading, copy the full title of the category with square brackets, and insert it into the summary text box (below the {{aboutfile}} template), replacing the {{uncategorized}} template entirely. For example, files related to the game Super Mario World would use:

[[Category:Super Mario World Images]]
or
[[Category:Super Mario World Media Files]]

Please consider the above information before uploading more files. Keep in mind some files can belong to multiple categories. Don't put images into media categories and vise-versa. If you continue uploading files without categorizing them correctly, then a warning will be issued. Thank you for reading, and keep contributing.

Thanks for uploading the missing images, but keep in mind the parameters you need to fulfill when doing so. For the category, in this case it would be [[Category:Super Mario Galaxy 2 Images]]. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 13:34, 30 October 2017 (EDT)

Additionally, when categorizing images, please be sure to use brackets ([[Category:WarioWare Gold Images]]) instead of curly braces, as the latter transcludes the category contents onto the page instead of actually categorizing it. Thanks! MLPJToadetteWink.gif ToadettetheAchiever 18:58, 5 July 2018 (EDT)

Transparency[edit]

One last thing regarding images: it's usually inadvisable to crop artwork just to make it transparent (unless, of course, the artwork's transparency is official). Is the transparency you added to your recent uploads official? If not, I'll have to revert all of them to their previous revisions. Thank you. MLPJToadetteWink.gif ToadettetheAchiever 21:52, 5 July 2018 (EDT)

Oh, ok, sorry about that, the images with backgrounds I tried to crop myself, you can revert if necessary SDMAN 21:56, 5 July 2018 (EDT)

Sorry about that, clearly I didn't check the website to see for myself. My bad. MLPJToadetteWink.gif ToadettetheAchiever 00:37, 9 August 2018 (EDT)

No problem, you want to help re-upload the images with white BGs, I'm sorry for any unofficial transparency, and am trying to right his in anyway I can SDMAN 00:40, 9 August 2018 (EDT)

Game titles[edit]

Game titles are usually completely written out and italicized, even if it is already written in the same paragraph or infobox and seems redundant. Also, when reverting edits, make sure you are not reverting valid parts of edits as well. --FlameChompNSMBW.pngTheFlameChomp (talk) 17:13, 30 July 2018 (EDT)

Oh ok thanks, sorry for any confusion SDMAN 17:19, 30 July 2018 (EDT)

Image Gallery Preview Recent Edit Activities[edit]

Hello, I see that we've been both trying to find common ground the past few days regarding image gallery preview section candidates for certain Mario female articles (especially the Peach, Daisy, and Rosalina ones). I believe we've finally good on the ones for the Princess Daisy gallery preview section; but can you tell me why you still want this picture and this picture to remain in the gallery preview sections of the Peach and Rosalina articles respectively? Just wondering about that; please reply soon. Thanks in advance. --M. C. - Profile | Talk Page 10:54, 8 October 2018 (EDT)

Hey, I was just trying to be consistent with other characters, such as Wario and Toad having at least 6 pictures in their preview galleries. I also feel that both of them in their gymnastic outfits show variety and their poses do show their personalities, so I feel they do have a spot in the gallery. --Sdman213 - Profile 12:08, 8 October 2018 (EDT)

Hey, on that recent edit you did, it's not really "redundant" in this case because there weren't many promo pictures done featuring Rosalina in Mario game installments (and it's still recommended to target promo artworks of characters related to their involvement in the game installments themselves). However, I do agree that when more promo artworks of Rosalina get done for upcoming game installments (when announced by Nintendo) and when they release, the said gallery preview section for the article could use some revision for showing which pictures would best represent Rosalina for the article itself. Thanks in advance for understanding. --M. C. - Profile | Talk Page 00:41, 12 October 2018 (EDT)

Infobox images[edit]

It doesn't matter what's more "neutral," the rules are that the newest artwork goes inside, with the only exceptions I can think of being ones that are extremely stylized or holding an object that isn't intrinsically linked to the character. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 23:08, 9 October 2018 (EDT)

Galleries[edit]

Actually, we prefer to avoid all cases of image redundancies on a page. The "all artwork" thing only applies if the gallery is on a separate page. Otherwise, infobox images should not be in the gallery. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 20:25, 19 November 2018 (EST)

When adding images to a gallery, the entire gallery does not need to be italicized as seen here, as this often italicizes the sections after the gallery, not the gallery itself, and galleries should only be italicized in the names of games, which you already seem to be doing. Thanks for your understanding. Doomhiker (talk)Topmini.png 14:37, 14 January 2019 (EST)

Yoshi group art[edit]

But in that case, wouldn't it have been made for the original? Anyways, if you're sure, please change all references to said image from SMW2 links and gallery to the SMA3 one. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 19:04, 9 January 2019 (EST)

Should be, since the art in Red Yoshi's gallery links to SMA3. User:Sdman213 19:05, 9 January 2019 (EST)

"This is artwork, not a sprite"[edit]

Given it's only seen in-game as a character select/vs. image, I'd say they are by definition sprites. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 11:37, 15 January 2019 (EST)

"different canon"[edit]

There is no canon. See MarioWiki:Canonicity. Everything should be treated relatively equally, with the exception of the old live action film (due to being so absolutely different, if still enjoyable). Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 15:32, 19 January 2019 (EST)

Yoshi's Story[edit]

The manual actually generically identifies each Yoshi in the game generically as "Yoshi" in sections like "Yoshi's mood," "Yoshi's moves," et cetera. It not being listed on the page is probably a relic from when it was assumed all "Yoshi" characters were the same individual. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 01:09, 10 February 2019 (EST)