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hey i have a question if the mall is ruined with no surviors in site do we label as in zombie hands or ransacked? ---tomer 08:20, 11 march 2008 (UTC)

You label it as "In Zombie Hands" in that case Tomer-- Cisisero 13:35, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

Please someone Fix the colors, I could not find a way to do the Colored Text. --Apex 21:16, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Why is every one of those colored links linking to the Sysop list? --Fullemtaled 11:52, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

That's What I'm talking about, I'm trying to find a way top turn off the link, but everytime i do the color goes away. Can anyone help out here? --Apex 18:03, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

Looks like the city has just recovered from a Storm, lets just hope that another storm in not on the horizon. --Apex 16:57, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

Damn this is useful! How is it so difficult to find? --Karloth Vois RR 16:14, 5 January 2007 (UTC)

Because We don't know where to put this dang thing, I want to put it on the main page, But I don't know how.--Apex 20:08, 5 January 2007 (UTC)
If the comments were indented here, this would be much easier to read. How about a link to the page on each Mall wiki page? --Karloth Vois RR 02:57, 6 January 2007 (UTC) P.S. I've quickly added the titles below for ease of use in future. --Karloth Vois RR 02:58, 6 January 2007 (UTC)
some time ago, I redirected the phrase "mall status" to this page, perhaps that would be useful --Jakio 21:52, 2 March 2007 (UTC)

Now this is a place i can be proud of! --Apex 23:58, 9 January 2007 (UTC)

Keep up the good work troops make sure we get every bit of info on whats happening at the malls. APEX ALMIGHTY Talk/Mall Info/ JEJ Awards 7:10 P.M., 9 February 2007

Some of the titles are a bit vauge. Perhaps add a box with definitions, to stop people getting confused? --Preasure 18:37, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

It appears we have tied the record for fewest Malls in Zombie Hands. Should this be noted in the record keeping section, or do we wait until it is broken? --Heretic144 23:35, 24 April 2007 (BST)

I think it should be noted that it was tied on this date, imho.--Benigno SSZ RCC 00:31, 25 April 2007 (BST)

it was broken today, albeit breifly as it looks like beasly is short for survivor hands.


i noted the use of the ruined tag on a mall today, but it's not a recognized status; when would it be appropriate to use ruined vs ransacked... is (or should) ransacked a depreciated tag now? --Lardass 14:30, 15 October 2007 (BST)

This Ruined tag was added there in quite a amateur way... It wasn't designed to be there initially. Well, IMHO it's the same as Ransacked... reporting person can use any according to situation. --~~~~ [talk] 14:50, 15 October 2007 (BST)

Time before "Unknown"

Is there a set amount of time before a mall's entry should be changed to unknown? I've been doing it if the entry is a week and a half or so old. What say ye? --Pedentic 23:46, 6 May 2007 (BST)

i think it can depend on the context - right now malls are not subject to much zed activity for some reason - 2 weeks is appropriate. if there were a mall tour roaming or something that would keep things more in flux - a week might be appropriate. i think it's a judgment call. --Lardass 02:25, 15 June 2007 (BST)

Actually, I've been contacted in this regard. I do agree, though, that updates are needed more often as situations heat up. --Pedentic 15:28, 15 June 2007 (BST)

I agree too. The overall situation should be taken into account, but also the old status. In particular I'm thinking of 'rebuilding', which is only going to be true for a couple of days - after that one of the other statuses would be more accurate. Similarly, 'safe' tends to stay true for long periods, and people update from safe -> under attack, say, much more than they just refresh the date on the report. For these reasons, I'd say that a fixed formula isn't appropriate, and it's best to have a vague guideline (a week or two, -ish) applied with commonsense. Garum 15:45, 10 October 2008 (BST)

Ruling about Mall's Status compared to Suburb's Status

Could I have somebody in charge of the MIC take a look at this? Thanks! --Sexy Rexy Grossman 22:19, 9 May 2007 (BST)

Golden age?

So is this the golden age of malls? I've been playing this game almost since the get go and i can't remember a time when for almost an entire month every mall wasn't even under any significant threat... even when the strike was happening nichols was zed ruled.... i think it's been terribly odd that the zed hordes have had such little interest following the success of the mall tour.--Lardass 02:35, 15 June 2007 (BST)

Yeah, but things always swing back and forth. Hindsight's 20/20, though.--Insomniac By Choice 05:08, 12 July 2007 (BST)

New Version

there... it took me some time... a lot of time... and a lot of edits to master, but the new mall information center is complete. I added a few guidelines at the end of the page, but i dont think i might have them right... these would be danger levels for UD a few months ago, but i think that things have changed now and perhaps a mall could be considered under siege with less than 150 zeds outside... i need some feedback on these... --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 04:43, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

It's very nice, Haggy. Good work! --SirensT RR 04:45, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
Crap-static! I hate when templates don't work how they were supposed to... --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 18:02, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
... for fuck sake... i typed 'category'... DAMN YOU BROKEN 'R' KEY... --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 18:09, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
Well you're doing a very good job. Don't think it's not appreciated. Thank you. ^^ --SirensT RR 18:14, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
Nicely done! :D I love the icons, they're cute! Dray 18:17, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
Now thats cool. Good work.--Brendoshi 18:26, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

I think that my work is finally complete now. Its really easy to update the info about the malls now, and that info is displayed here AND in that mall's page. I am sorry about the flood with edits, but most were necessary, while others could be avoided if i had already switched this broken keyboard :\ --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 18:34, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

Hurrr... before gage removes the Caigar Mall status again... allow me to note what i had in mind about that... any mall that managed to survive a siege would have been able to claim 'caigar mall' status, as a prize for surviving the zombie hordes. Caiger Mall would be the only mall that could claim the Caigar Mall status, even if they were during a zombie siege or in zambas hands. --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 23:45, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
That would be one of those 'unspoken rules'... so i ask everybody to not add this to the danger levels. --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 23:48, 14 January 2007 (UTC)


When ever you need information on a mall, the Mall Information Center will be there. Whenever your about to run into a mall full of Zombies, and you have no clue the Mall Information Center will be there. If you need to know when an important event is taking place, Mall Information Center will be there. The Mall Information Center Will always be there!

To show your support for the Mall Information Center, add the following template to your user or group page.

MallIC.jpg Mall Information Center
This user has helped the
Mall Information Center.

Today, at 21h40 UTC, Apex added a 'new' slogan and a 'new' logo for the mall information center. While, yeah, he started this page, i think this is not the place for this kind of stuff, since this is *NOT* a group, therefore it isnt the place for a logo or slogan. You dont see the suggestions page, or the suburb page, with slogans and logos. This is a public page, and should be treated as such. --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 22:20, 17 January 2007 (UTC)

Tush. The above message was meant only to explain why i removed what apex added, so nobody can rush me for Miconbitration. Thank you. --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 22:20, 17 January 2007 (UTC)


Just a minor thing, but why is Mr. Smiley in the "Under Siege" label not smiling while he is in all the other labels? --Specialist290 04:11, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Because he's really worried then? :D--Gage 04:36, 21 January 2007 (UTC)
True. While Mr. Smiley likes to have some zombies to play with, he get a lil worried when he sees that many around... --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 04:44, 21 January 2007 (UTC)
Well yeah who dosen't get worried. I'm here at Bale Mall and I'm most certanly worried! --Apex 18:38, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Another question, entirely unrelated: Who put up that absolute crap about Caiger falling to the zeds? My survivor is there and I can say quite honestly that it is not true. Also - why can't I seem to edit that thing out from anywhere? --Gateking 22:49, 3 February 2007 (UTC)

Never mind. Kudos to whoever removed it. --Gateking 11:55, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

You're welcome. --SirensT RR 14:43, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

I just can't get over how damn aptly cute these logos are. Nothing like a contrast of horror and innocence to give you a smirk. :) --MorthBabid 19:26, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Mall tour

I'm glad some poeple are keeping tack of our movments. Our legacy shall live on. LONG LIVE MALL TOUR!


Ten malls in Zombie control... That has to be a record as well. It doesn't look good for survivors though. --Rogue 20:41, 27 March 2007 (BST)

The (dreaded?) User Field

When updating a mall's template, please sign the update using the "user=" field. It's there for a reason. Pedentic 22:35, 7 April 2007 (BST) d

Records are broken

THe record keeping section says that the all time number of malls in Zombie hands is 0, I think it was 10? But I wasn't sure and couldn't find it in history if someone can fix... --Electrasol 15:36, 16 June 2007 (BST)

After rooting through the MIC's page history a while, I think that the correct number is 10 and that the one just got lost in an edit somewhere along the line. --Pedentic 05:33, 16 June 2007 (BST)
It should be noted that the record for most malls out of 'safe' status is now invalid - it's been 9 for a few days now. --McTrout 19:22, 19 July 2007 (BST)

Mall Status Map

Would it be possible to tie the Mall Information Center statuses to the Mall Locations map?

Because this is a very nice way to see how all the malls are distributed (especially within suburbs). Could it possibly be made so that a map like this would update with the colors/icons of the standard Mall Danger Levels table?

In case you can't tell, I'm a dunce when it comes to wiki media and coding in generation.--Insomniac By Choice 09:10, 15 July 2007 (BST)

Dowdney Mall in Zombie Hands

A few days ago I passed by Dowdney Mall and found that it was unbaricaded. I went inside and found it to contain 400+ Zombies which then killed me..--Blue sam3 15:32, 27 July 2007 (BST)

Yes, Dowdney Mall is in zombie hands right now, and this information is already in Centre, so what's your point? --Duke GarlandTLCD SSZ 16:14, 27 July 2007 (BST)
News to me considering none of the groups in that area have said a thing about large zombie groups. I'm going to check it out later today and will have screenshots for proofing things.--Karekmaps?! 21:49, 27 July 2007 (BST)
Dowdney is quite safe. See here.--Karekmaps?! 10:30, 28 July 2007 (BST)

Mall Radio Communication Service

I just had an idea: Why not start a mall radio frequency? You know for survivors to hear whats been happening with the malls _right there in their safehouses_ before going to get equipment? I know thats what this page is for but I noticed that they dont really give _enough_ info on the malls. Like if it is actually completly destroyed and how many people are trying to retake it or what. Sound like a good idea? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Narf (talkcontribs) at an unknown time.

It will end up either with pathetic lack of updates or another 28.01-like spamo la grande. Not worth it, IMHO --~~~~ [talk] 21:12, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

Highest malls in zombie hands - Not

I dont think that the highest number of malls in zombie hands should include today because reports werent up to date. I did some scouting myself and updated some malls. --Memoman 21:27, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

New Mall Danger Levels

May I make a suggestion to your zombie levels.

  • Blue: Safe---- For malls with less than 10 zombies outside. This has Smile Face
  • Yellow: Warning---- For Malls with Zombies numbering between 10 and 50. This has Smile Face holding gun.
  • Orange: under attack---- For malls with zombies numbering between 50 and 100. This has Smile Face holding two guns.
  • Red: under siege---- For Malls with zombies Numbering between 100 and 150. This has Smile Face with grim look and holding shotgun
  • Purple: KILL ZONE: For malls with zombies numbering above 150 or for when area of the mall has been ransacked. This has Smile Face Screaming, holding shotgun and surgeon.
  • Black: Zombie Infestation: There are over 50 zombies inside. This has Zombie face with blood dripping out of mouth.
  • Gray: Zombie Horde: There are below 50 zombies inside. This has Zombie face.
  • White: Rebuilding: Rebuilding. This has Smile Face with hard hat.

--Jarethshadow 17:42, 11 May 2008 (BST)

sorry, but you missed an important concept. the syringe is not drawed for fun on the "under siege" one right now. the difference between attack and siege is in revivng, not in "having more guns" as you describe it. --~~~~ [talk] 18:49, 19 August 2008 (BST)

Murder Mall

I was thinking about mall status levels. Safe means a mall isn't under zombie threat but often if a mall is 'safe' it draws PKers like flys to **** Should there be a new status level to represent a mall which is not under zombie attack but isn't safe due to a high amount of PKers actively killing there?--DI Sweeny 10:28, 30 May 2008 (BST)

I like that idea i say we go with that!--Jarethshadow 16:57, 19 August 2008 (BST)

Generally, high PKer activity is not included in safety statuses. Because the place still is available for scrounging, and because revives are not THAT hard to come by... However, it can be noted in the text descriptions. And in the event of MAJOR and sustained PKer attacks, sometimes it's valid to adjust the safetly levels accordingly. But it's a controversial subject... --WanYao 13:19, 1 September 2008 (BST)

Mall info Bots

I set up a group of Mall info bots to begin reporting every malls condition every day.--Jarethshadow 20:24, 20 August 2008 (BST)

Considering how subjective mall statuses are, I'm not sure that was for the best.--Insomniac By Choice 09:23, 23 August 2008 (BST)
Well at least you can now get daily updates on each mall.--Fonzy be with you! Praise Zombie Jebus Sig SB 16:10, 31 August 2008 (BST)
Bots suck. And are considered by most honest players to be a kind of cheating. Do the work yourself, like, y'know, log in and check stuff out. It is REALLY so hard? 'Sides, what happens if your bot is killed and dumped? Does it ?rise automatically, maybe try to reenter the mall? Well, that would make you a cheating scumfuck... --WanYao 16:17, 31 August 2008 (BST)
And, just noting the truth in what Insomniac said in so far as if you don't actually analyse the information, and if you don't go take a look outside once in a while... and check what's going on in the general vicinity... Then your information has no context and is useless. This is a VERY bad idea all round... --WanYao 16:21, 31 August 2008 (BST)

Adding a line?

Can we (or I) add a line to the page, just above the reports, which says something along the lines of: "The reports on this page are accurate to within 14 days. Some reports will be invalid from [14 days after earliest report]. Users are encouraged to update these statuses with the 'unknown' status." If users updated it each time they visit and change the statuses to unknown for those 14 days old or more. It could keep things running more smoothly, I feel. Thoughts?--Yonnua Koponen Talk ! Contribs 22:57, 1 August 2009 (BST)

Highest malls in zombie hands - Not

I dont think that the highest number of malls in zombie hands should include today because half of the zombies are just mrh? cows waiting for a dirtnapper with 10 syringes. Technically, they are undead pro-survivors. The real pro-zombie zombies should first kill off all of the undead pro-survivor zombies and then post a video with each mall being reported on live and simultaneously with their mom as the camera person. --Emot-siren.gif LABIA on the INTERNET Emot-siren.gif Dunell Hills Corpseman The Malton Globetrotters#24 - You rated this wiki '1'! Great job, go hog wild!|||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| TMG 23:04, 11 May 2011 (BST)

9 Malls In Zombie Hands / 2 Ruined this month. Well done zombies Son of Sin 15:46, 11 October 2011 (BST)

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