User talk:Wintermelon43

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Reply[edit]

You make one on your and userpage and talkpage for others to see, but you can't make personal topic on main pages on the wiki.

--Alien Bunny Sprite.pngL151Onnanoko transparent WC98.png 16:09, 18 March 2013 (EDT)

re: Quastation[edit]

Chat ops can kick you out of the room, ban you for any period of time, "voice" peoples (chat ops can set the chat to a mode where only voiced peoples can post messages. I don't remember this being used in the past 4 years) or check a partial IP. --Glowsquid (talk) 14:49, 24 April 2013 (EDT)

Re: Poll question[edit]

Hello there. We're allowing you to use {{poll}} on your userpage, which will display the poll seen on the main page. But keep in mind that your main focus on this website should be helping with the articles here.

I'm not exactly sure how you can make their own. You may have to ask someone else.

'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 18:49, 24 April 2013 (EDT)


Please Help me put pictures on my profile or discussion. I don't know how...

Re: forums[edit]

You mean you're having trouble answering the registration questions?

¡Ganaste una Maxiestrella! PHOENIX (talkedits) 21:19, 14 November 2013 (EST)

Re: wii games on wii u[edit]

I've heard they do and that the Wii U switches to some kind of Wii mode, though I don't own one myself, so I can't test that out. - Turboo (talk) 19:47, 9 January 2014 (EST)

You[edit]

Please avoid using 'you' in articles, please use third-party terms like the player. Also names, like Bowser, need capital letters at the start of them. Yoshi876 (talk)

Super Bell Hill edit[edit]

The reason I reverted your edit was because it has a heavy amount of "you" usage, which is a huge no-no, looks more guiding than informative, and the general writing has an inadequate level of spelling and grammar. Please refrain from reverting my revert. Icemario (talk)

By the way, it's good that the you problem is gone for the most part (though there's still some uses of it in the writing which could be dealt with), the edit still seems more guiding than informative and the spelling/grammar on it needs work, which is why it's still getting reverted. Icemario (talk)

RE: You[edit]

No problem, I have a poor memory as well.

Apart from the edit on your user talk notification, not to my knowledge. I recommend asking here, as you'll most likely get a definite answer to your question. Icemario (talk)

Bit of a friendly tip?[edit]

Please try to remember not to make stage descriptions too walkthrough-sounding. For example, the recently-corrected Koopa Troopa Cave had a part describing how to get the third Green Star; the articles don't need to detail how exactly to obtain Green Stars in cases similar to those.

To clarify, since it's in the middle of a Goomba Stack, which has multiple methods for defeating them, you don't need to give readers a possible method of doing so; from what I know, it's best to assume that the reader has some cursory knowledge of what they're reading about. In the event they don't... well, that's what the links are for.

In addition, also remember to avoid second person (use of 'you', directly addressing the reader, etc.), lack of descriptiveness (or overdoing it) and redundancies (Green Stars and Stamps usually have their own sections for example) when writing summaries. There's also MarioWiki:Good writing‎‎ to study if you need any more pointers. Thank you. --Lord Grammaticus (talk) 14:14, 4 February 2014 (EST)

Reminder[edit]

Please stop constantly breaking the Good Writing policy 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.

You have been told multiple times not to use the word "you" in mainspace articles as it goes against policy. Use third person terms like "they", or the "the player". Yoshi876 (talk)