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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.

|1=Subject of the image
|2=Where you found the image
|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]]
[[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)


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)


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)


Many, many, many enemies in the Game Boy Donkey Kong harmlessly push Mario along if they touch him. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 18:45, March 31, 2019 (EDT)


That's fine, I just wanted an explanation for your edits. What I generally do is mix up the gallery with screenshots, logos, and group art, as well as character artwork as I believe that's more illustrative of an article gallery than just solo character artwork. BabyLuigiFire.png(T|C) 01:06, April 14, 2019 (EDT)


This reminder has been overturned by the MarioWiki staff. The original reminder can still be viewed.
Please stop making unconstructive edits on the Super Mario Wiki. This isn't a warning, and it's possible that you made a mistake by accident or without realizing it; this is simply a reminder for your information. If the action continues, then a warning will be issued. Thanks for reading and keep contributing.
If this reminder was not issued by an administrator and you feel it was undeserved, you may appeal it.

Hello there! You taking credit for my edits is not cool at all and your edits are not either. So please stop and if you take credit again a warning will be issued! [-]€40 vv@(talk · edits)Hyperluigi.gif 21:01, April 15, 2019 (EDT)

No one is "taking credit" for anything here, and this isn't a warnable offence to begin with. If there was a problem with an edit, a simple message would have sufficed, not a reminder. Samus SMM.png Mario JC 21:15, April 15, 2019 (EDT)
On the 3ds page it went like this
  • Me: +Game gallery
  • Sdman213: -Game gallery
  • Sdman213: +Game gallery
  • POINTLESS AND TAKES CREDIT![-]€40 vv@(talk · edits)Hyperluigi.gif 21:18, April 15, 2019 (EDT)
That doesn't make any sense. He didn't take credit for anything; he made an edit and then went back on it. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 21:24, April 15, 2019 (EDT)

Enemy counts[edit]

I see you removed the enemy counts on the Scary Skeleton Goonies! article. I understand why, but I don't want this to open up a can of worms causing this to happen with other level articles. Many other articles do this, usually in the form of a table. Obsessive Mario Fan (talk) 21:07, April 15, 2019 (EDT)

I am on the watch for this user with his 3rd reminder! [-]€40 vv@(talk · edits)Hyperluigi.gif 21:09, April 15, 2019 (EDT)

I will say though, you should give a reason other than simply "Unnecessary" when removing content or undoing edits next time, as I've noticed you've been doing this quite often. There was a proposal to include enemy counts, and it's useful information anyway, so I don't see how it's unnecessary at all. Samus SMM.png Mario JC 23:37, April 15, 2019 (EDT)

Oops, my bad... Understood. Sdman213 23:38, April 15, 2019 (EDT)

Ok thank you for understanding and please don’t delete my edits and redo them. That makes it seem like you are taking credit for my edits. Thank you for understanding. [-]€40 vv@(talk · edits)Hyperluigi.gif 09:48, April 16, 2019 (EDT)
I was talking to Mario jc, I wasn't taking cresit for your edits... I simply went back on the edit... that doesn't mean I took credit...

Sdman213 10:48, April 16, 2019 (EDT)

Dr. Luigi/Peach/Bowser art[edit]

Is the source for the Dr. Luigi, Peach and Bowser artwork correct? The official website doesn't appear to use these images. Samus SMM.png Mario JC 00:29, June 18, 2019 (EDT)

Oops hang on, think I forgot to correct the source, found them off twitter, I'll fix it real quick. Sdman213 00:56, June 18, 2019 (EDT)

Thanks for that, though it looks like you upscaled them and uploaded them as png when they were originally jpg, which goes against policy. It's possible you accidentally saved them as png after you cropped them, but keep in mind that images should be uploaded in the format they were found in (additionally, cropping is fine of course, but upscaling them is discouraged as it only makes it blurrier). Samus SMM.png Mario JC 01:06, June 18, 2019 (EDT)
Oh! Oops! Totally an accident, I can reupload as a jpg if need be? Sdman213 01:07, June 18, 2019 (EDT)

RE: Peach Gallery[edit]

Looks like that image is already there. imo, the gallery preview should be a mix of things, of artwork, sprites, and maybe screenshots. It's a preview of what you can expect, not just "The Best of Peach".

As for the infoboxes, yeah, any recent artwork that is not stylized for a specific game works. There have been discussions/proposals to make exceptions, however. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 19:09, January 5, 2020 (EST)

Shadoo and the Game & Watch[edit]

Hello, I've seen your reverted response. I get where you are coming from but the Mario Bros. in the said Game & Watch title weren't really in their modern proportions and ascetics yet when the game was made of course. Obviously Nintendo wouldn't really make Shadoo give Dark Mario and Dark Luigi their old Mario Bros. styled designs since they moved on from that design since they are only in the Mario Bros. styled games and made for the purpose of the art style. This is similar between trivia of Mr. Game & Watch and the Shop Keeper from Wario Land 4 who she looks like Mr. Game & Watch but with actual eyes. As far as I know there isn't any other black silhouette clone of Mario and Luigi, especially these two forms in the Game & Watch styled Pit Of a 100 Trails. Peach and Bowser did not appear in the Game & Watch era, since they didn't debut until Super Mario Bros.. --Gamermakerguy (talk) 01:35, January 21, 2020 (EST)