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Baby Yoshis[edit]

You say the Yoshis in Yoshi's Woolly World are Baby Yoshis, but I don't think that's quite right. Can you provide a source for your info? If I'm proved wrong, I'll correct my mistakes. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 19:46, 4 October 2016 (EDT)

Minor Edits[edit]

Hi there! Just a quick reminder (well, not an actual {{reminder}}), remember to check the box that says "This is a minor edit" for, well, minor edits. I'm talking about this edit. Thanks for reading and keep contributing!
Ultimate Mr L sig.png Ultimate Mr. L (Talk-Contribs-Stats) 22:17, 27 November 2016 (EST)

Optimizing PNGs[edit]

It's a good idea to optimize PNGs before uploading. Here's why. Not in trouble, just a recommendation based on your recent uploads for Hotel Mario. --Wildgoosespeeder (talk) (Stats - Contribs) 23:37, 16 December 2016 (EST)

Moving template pages[edit]

Pardon me for maybe being ignorant on the matter, but have you gotten permission to move the {{rewrite-expand}} template? Moving a template to a new page can break a lot of links, and it usually involves input from the staff before moving it. Additionally, if you haven't gotten permission, a {{warning}} may be issued, as you have made a major change without the approval of higher-ups. Not trying to sound nagging here, just letting you know. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 13:48, 16 March 2017 (EDT)

I do not think it is correct to move {{rewrite-expand}} to {{Incomplete}}. We already have {{Stub}} for that. {{rewrite-expand}} is for articles that are poorly written and lacking detail. You should create proposals before making changes like that. --Super Mario Fan 67 (TCS) 14:24, 16 March 2017 (EDT)


This is a warning to stop your inappropriate behavior (making major changes without approval) on the Super Mario Wiki. Please adhere to the rules or you will be blocked from editing this site.

Learned you have moved the template without any discussion from the staff or other users. Please make some sort of discussion before enacting a major change next time. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 14:22, 16 March 2017 (EDT)

I agree with this sort of change (like Bulbapedia), but for a change like this, you need to create a proposal and consider as many aspects of the change as possible. Here's some other templates that should be considered: {{construction}}, {{rewrite}}, {{rewrite-expand}}, {{stub}}, {{stub}}, {{image}}, {{more images}}, and other templates I may have missed. Half-baked ideas don't do so well compared to fully formed ideas. --Wildgoosespeeder (talk) (Stats - Contribs) 15:19, 16 March 2017 (EDT)

Moving Contents[edit]

Be sure to check everywhere the article turned into a redirect links to (your redirect and article). Mostly, the namespace template will do the majority of the links, which will make the transition way easier. --Wildgoosespeeder (talk) (Stats - Contribs) 18:26, 17 March 2017 (EDT)

Mario Kart 8 image[edit] Rumor: Diddy Kong, Birdo, Kamek Spotted In Mario Kart 8

The image is photoshopped. Diddy, Birdo, and Kamek are not in Mario Kart 8 and will not be, since Nintendo is focusing more on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe that they aren't going to release anymore DLC for the original game. Please do not add the information again. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 11:28, 11 April 2017 (EDT)

Template Pages[edit]

I'm not seeing any discussion about the creation of the tt and tt2 templates. You've been warned about this before, so please show me the discussions if I have missed them. Otherwise, the templates may be deleted for being created without approval. You can't just go making templates. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 17:44, 14 May 2017 (EDT)

About the templates, they are useful, but I'm wondering if you created these from scratch or if you copied the code from somewhere else. Please respond within 7 days, or we're just going to delete them due to administrative oversight.Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 12:43, 15 May 2017 (EDT)

Also, did you discuss the creation of Template:Wikia with anyone? Additionally, I'm not sure copying a template from another wiki like you did with the templates mentioned above is allowed. --FlameChompNSMBW.pngTheFlameChomp (talk) 10:30, 16 May 2017 (EDT)


To add to Lindsay151's comment on , there are many reasons why nicking a template from another wiki is not acceptable:

-Beyond the fact that simply lifting coding from another NIWA member wholesale looks bad, Bulbapedia's and Mariowiki's copyright clauses are different and thus, incompatible.

-Even if the two licenses were compatible, nearly all wiki licenses require borrowed content to be properly attributed to the original editors. Which you did not do.

-Even if there were no such clauses in the licenses, asking someone if they're fine with you borrowing their content is the moral and professional thingto do.

So yeah, please do not copy templates wholesale from other wikis, unless the licenses are compatible and you properly attribute the original coder, or ask for their permission. Doing otherwise is a serious ethical problem and could give the wiki real bad PR. I hope you realize that. --Glowsquid (talk) 11:01, 16 May 2017 (EDT)

I replied there to Template talk:Tt. I think the template idea is a good one, but a proposal needs to be created before proceeding, which many members have tried to tell you before and you ignored it, including myself. Also consider Glowsquid (talk)'s notes about copying. --Wildgoosespeeder (talk) (Stats - Contribs) 14:59, 16 May 2017 (EDT)


I noticed your signature insersion ~~~~ is inserting raw code instead of your actual signature. Here's Help:Signature to get that back to working based on policy. --Wildgoosespeeder (talk) (Stats - Contribs) 15:08, 16 May 2017 (EDT)


File:Sms wiggler.jpg is getting replaced by File:Wiggler SMS.png, which is used by your signature, and will be deleted. --Wildgoosespeeder (talk) (Stats - Contribs) 19:14, 23 June 2017 (EDT)

Moving pages[edit]

Hello! When moving pages, please do not copy and paste them. Instead, mark the redirect for deletion and let an administrator delete it, and move the page once the redirect is deleted. This allows page histories to be preserved. --FlameChompNSMBW.pngTheFlameChomp (talk) 16:02, 1 September 2017 (EDT)

Additionally, do not move pages before a discussion has ended and a decision is agreed upon. Thanks. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 21:56, 1 September 2017 (EDT)

Yoshi puzzles -> Yoshi (series)?[edit]

Hello. I noticed that you copied and paste Yoshi puzzles to Yoshi (series). First, that is not how to move something to a new place. You press move in the tab section. Second, the move you are wanting to make. Unless you have proof of why it should be moved, it should not be moved to Yoshi (series). Even then, you must show it to other users. And Yoshi puzzles was establish by a proposal, so this is especially the case. Yoshissm-animated walk.gif Yoshi the SSM (talk) 16:05, 1 September 2017 (EDT)

Also, for moves this large, you need to make a proposal first, then it has to succeed. You can't just move things like that around willy-nilly. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 15:09, 1 September 2017 (CT)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe driver classes[edit]

Do you have a source for the driver classifications? If not, I'll have to revert the page to what it once was. BabyLuigiFire.png(T|C) 17:23, 14 September 2017 (EDT)

I have a a Prima guide for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png

All right, fair enough. Thanks for the response. BabyLuigiFire.png(T|C) 17:27, 14 September 2017 (EDT)
You're welcome. KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png

Super Mario Run Images[edit]

Hi, if possible, could you please upload images on the newly confirmed Super Mario Run enemies, like you did before? Thanks!
The preceding unsigned comment was added by Toadette the Achiever (talk).

See below comment(s). MLPJToadetteWink.gif ToadettetheAchiever 20:41, 29 September 2017 (EDT)

Super Mario Run Enemy Images[edit]

Did you screenshot or data mine those images? 8:17 PM, Sep 29th 2017 DryBowzillaJP

I just made screenshots and then cropped them. KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png


There is no NS black logo, this is not official. The official version is only white on red. Nintandi (talk) 09:08, 18 October 2017 (EDT)

How about just red? KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png

Where are you finding the just red logo of the Nintendo Switch? The only official ones I'm finding are a white logo on a red background. There's also no need to have two of the same image. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 16:23, 18 October 2017 (EDT)

The official logo is white on red, or white on something else (for transparency). Black and red versions are not official. Nintandi (talk) 21:45, 18 October 2017 (EDT)

What should I do to the red logo now? KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png

Mark it up for deletion it seems. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 21:48, 18 October 2017 (EDT)

I just did. Are you going to protect it as well? KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png

I found other official versions of the logo on the nintendo wiki if you want Nintandi (talk) 21:53, 18 October 2017 (EDT)

Yoshi's Story[edit]

Last I checked, Yoshi's Story is not considered part of the Yoshi's Island series. A recurring thing I notice with you is your repeated making large and significant changes to pages without discussing first, and that really ought to stop, before you change something that nets you a warning. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 21:56, 21 October 2017 (EDT)

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS amiibo[edit]

Hello! Do you have a source for your recent edits to the Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS and amiibo pages stating that amiibo were originally going to appear in the game? Please remember to cite your sources, or the information could be removed. --FlameChompNSMBW.pngTheFlameChomp (talk) 14:39, 24 October 2017 (EDT)

Last Warning[edit]

This is your last warning. The next time you break the rules in any way, you will be blocked from editing the Super Mario Wiki.

You are continuing to make major changes without approval. Doesn't matter if whether or not {{ink}} or {{Bp}} or changes to the {{wikia}} templates would be helpful, a discussion about these should still happen. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 19:14, 24 October 2017 (EDT)

Okay. I'll start over. KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png

For future reference, discussions about the creation of templates like these would occur on the proposals page, so users can decide whether it would be okay to have or not. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 19:18, 24 October 2017 (EDT)
Okay. Roger that. KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png
For further future reference, templates are usually transcluded onto several pages, so adjusting the parameters without consent and proper work can screw things up. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 18:26, 11 November 2017 (EST)


Stop adding conjecture templates to everything that has a ref needed template on the name. "Conjecture" means we are at least pretty sure it's a fan-made name. "Citation Needed" means it could be real, but not cited, but we don't know. This is especially the case with Super Mario Odyssey, due to that stream that occurred and wasn't recorded confirming many things, but being unciteable. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 01:29, 27 October 2017 (EDT)

New 3DS[edit]

Due to two failed proposals, the New Nintendo 3DS information is to remain merged with the Nintendo 3DS article. If you think they should be split, a new proposal should be created. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 12:52, 9 December 2017 (EST)


First off all, proposals should have the {{TPP}} at the start of the section, and the date needs to be two weeks after the start dates, always ending at 23:59 GMT.

Second, you just started this proposal. Does that mean you want the original proposal to end? Discuss that with a staff member next time, alright? Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 19:27, 11 December 2017 (EST)

Can't have two of the same proposals going on at once, so I would like you to chose which one to keep. Otherwise I'll just pick one. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 17:26, 12 December 2017 (EST)
I'd keep the one here. KingbooSunshine.jpgWoodchuckWiggler SMS.png
Okay. Alex95sig1.pngAlex95sig2.png 17:30, 12 December 2017 (EST)

Peach's Castle Redundant Writing[edit]

Please stop adding this redundant writing as both me and someone else has reverted your edits a few times. If you add it again, you might get a warning or even blocked. – Owencrazyboy9 (talk) 10:18, 14 December 2017 (EST)