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So... demote everyone? --{{User:A Helpful Little Gnome/Sig}} 15:40, 23 July 2020 (UTC)
So... demote everyone? --{{User:A Helpful Little Gnome/Sig}} 15:40, 23 July 2020 (UTC)
:I don’t know french, but I think it’s safe to say everyone’s passed. {{User:DanceDanceRevolution/sig5}} 14:40, 25 July 2020 (UTC)
:I don’t know french, but I think it’s safe to say everyone’s passed. {{User:DanceDanceRevolution/sig5}} 14:40, 25 July 2020 (UTC)
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How depressing it is to see the archives clumped together more and more until there's three years in a single archive. A ZOMBIE ANT 01:20, 6 April 2018 (UTC)

I know, right? Seems faintly ridiculous to be acknowledging that something with “dead” in the name is dying, but here we are… ᚱᛖᚢᛖᚾᚨᚾ You rated this wiki '1'! Great job, go hog wild!|||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| 07:57, 21 April 2018 (UTC)
Indeed. Linkthewindow  Talk  10:38, 25 May 2020 (UTC)

A/PM

Come on. You know you miss it. Aichon 05:11, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

I do... A ZOMBIE ANT 05:16, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

Re: nation library edit:

Good Morning, Thank you for the information and understanding. It's been years since I used this site. I have made the accurate correction this time. Nation is up. Looking at it right now. Also, the Danger Report notification at the top of the edit box does specify it is to be NPOV, I was trying to help that person, but went about it wrong. I will do better. I'm sure the usual problem makers will try to tie me to their enemy, but the fact is I was just trying to keep things as accurate as possible. Time for some people to grow up and learn this is not their game, nor their site, and we're all just guests of the creator. Take care. How can I be a sockpuppet if Im a real person, and don't like a hand up my butt?

Dont be made just because Im making more sense than you. Next time just follow my lead and we can all get there together correctly and accurately!

Neutral objector 04:30, 12 May 2018 (UTC)

A/V report

Even if I had actually been the one to make the edit in question, A/V policy is to contact the user and try to work it out with them before aggressively filing a report to get them punished, to promote good faith and newbie-friendliness in the community. I note that my talk page is still nonexistent. If you had left me a message instead of rushing to A/V, perhaps we could have worked out some of the smaller details like "I have never edited the page you accused me of vandalizing." --Ɛňvϊoцᵴ (talk) 16:21, 14 May 2018 (UTC)

I had a brain fart making a report about the wrong account, apologies there. I copied the most recent A/VB report over while on the run and somehow didn't remember to change it to the actual accused. A ZOMBIE ANT 22:03, 14 May 2018 (UTC)

gdpr

was there any discussion about it on the wiki ? --hagnat 14:45, 25 May 2018 (UTC)

Not that I'm aware of. It's on Kevan, so our lack of discussion here on the wiki is not really surprising. Frankly, given that he cut off payments from UK customers to comply with updated business regulations a few years back, I was half expecting that the wiki and game might suddenly shut down so that he wouldn't have to worry about any potential GDPR compliance issues, but that hasn't happened (yet). Aichon 17:06, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
No. I'm not really the person to discuss the GDPR thing. I honestly don't really know much about it at all, so if anyone else wants to chime in with thoughts, please do. A ZOMBIE ANT 03:47, 26 May 2018 (UTC)

Archive of your suggestion

I was going to back it up for you, then noticed you already did. The idea is not bad, too bad kevan has not decided to do this. He seems to be active still on his main site. --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 06:06, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

Thanks, I figured Kevan would never ever see it, but it’s fun to suggest things and I enjoy keeping them archived somewhere to remember them. A ZOMBIE ANT 12:37, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
Great job cleaning out the suggestions section by the way. A ZOMBIE ANT 12:40, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

that's not

an interwiki link augh it's just a wikilink

this is an interwiki link

yes it bothered me enough to come post on your page about it

yes I know that's ridiculous

anyway how have you been?

ᚱᛖᚢᛖᚾᚨᚾ You rated this wiki '1'! Great job, go hog wild!|||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| 11:11, 8 July 2018 (UTC)

Hey, things are good, thank you. I hope you are too.
Would you be able to let me know where I made the mistake? I remember trying a couple of Wikipedia links in the last week, so I’m not sure where I got it wrong. Thanks. A ZOMBIE ANT 12:30, 8 July 2018 (UTC)

Pardus and associated pages

Seems that the user Pyropardus is taking over user Pardus and other associated pages. Afaik, this should not be done. http://wiki.urbandead.com/index.php/Special:Contributions/Pyropardus --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 22:40, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

I'm interested to hear what you think- I saw those and interpreted it as the same user coming back under a new account (perhaps they forgot their old password) and just reclaiming their old projects, which isn't uncommon. THE CENTRAL SCRUTINIZER 22:53, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
Particularly because all they've done on that group page is do a couple of small spelling fixes, etc. THE CENTRAL SCRUTINIZER 22:54, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
Ok, and that is fine reasoning; however, Pyropardus blanked user Pardus's page and erased quite a bit of data off of two other pages. Now compare that to user Igotmadenoughtomakeanewaccount, who was warned for making edits to user Shaqfu's page. There was some back and forth so it was apparent that Shaqfu didn't want the edit to his page. The edits were the addition of two templates, one of which called user A Helpful Little Gnome a "five alarm fuckwit". That appeared to draw user A Helpful Little Gnome into creating a V/B case against user Igotmadenoughtomakeanewaccount.
What I really don't like is the precedent this could set. Does this mean that anyone can make a new account like say user NewMartyBanks, and then proceed to edit user MartyBanks profile and erase large portions of the group he is associated with?--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 02:43, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
I convinced myself to make the V/B case.--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 02:59, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Sure. THE CENTRAL SCRUTINIZER 05:52, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
So just to put my 2c in now the case is done is I'm pleased you bought the case forward because it can be better to be safe than sorry, and I'm cool with that, although I consider the precedent you seem wary of to simply be "assuming good faith", which is the vibe I got from the whole situation (luckily I was right, though I could have easily been wrong and looked like a tit). Nothing wrong with escalating an issue because no one else has brought anything up because of assumptions. I think you did the right thing. THE CENTRAL SCRUTINIZER 16:37, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Yeah, I was wary for that above reason, plus I think pardus was one of the free speech for all people we were arguing with on discord. I wanted to make the issue known before when I first noticed it, but I wanted to wait to see of there were anymore edits. It did get some humorous stuff going when bob and pyropadus started edit warring. --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 16:53, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Yeah. That was weird and hilarious. I hadn't made the potential connection with the account and the latest Discord issues. That would have made it definitely checking up. THE CENTRAL SCRUTINIZER 16:56, 18 August 2018 (UTC)

Warning (Totes Official)

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Please stop telling people they should feel honored to be warned by me. It's weird. Continuing to do so may result in additional requests of this variety. Aichon 08:22, 3 December 2018 (UTC)

What an honour! I was just about to joke about how now I can use this 'warning' to fulfil another bucket list item by sending you to misconduct... But I just checked through your archive and it turns out I already did! I even got you banned! DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 08:37, 3 December 2018 (UTC)
But for real, please don’t leave Aichon... 😢 DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 21:15, 3 December 2018 (UTC)
I'll still generally be available if someone pings me, but I don't plan to check in on my own otherwise. There's enough other stuff going on to keep me busy in life, and those things are the areas I'd like to be putting more of my attention going forward, so it's time to clear out the old time sinks that I've allowed to accumulate. Aichon 23:54, 3 December 2018 (UTC)
Good call. We all have to do it eventually. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 02:10, 4 December 2018 (UTC)
Very apropos that one of the biggest time-sinks in my life, tumblr, seems to be collapsing as we speak. More time for me to dedicate to danger updates! Bob Moncrief EBDW! 02:44, 4 December 2018 (UTC)
Chin up Bob, if it’s nude photos you’re gonna be missing from Tumblr then let me tell you a bit about a thing we call the internet! DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 10:41, 4 December 2018 (UTC)

Note of inactivity

I’m in PNG for the upcoming week. I don’t expect to have decent access to internet. I return home on Saturday. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 11:09, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

At least they didn't send you to crummy JPG or inefficient BMP. -- Spiderzed 21:34, 11 December 2018 (UTC)
The way the internet is here I think a BMP would put me out for several hours. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 04:17, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
*shakes head* Shoulda gone to SVG, lbr. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 04:31, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
Oh wow. Surprised I missed this note earlier. Have fun there. Don't let your time get compressed or your luggage get returned to you in a lossy state. Aichon 22:17, 11 December 2018 (UTC)
Fingers crossed... DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 04:17, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

dammit

our sigs are busted on Chrome for Android Sad ᚱᛖᚢᛖᚾᚨᚾ You rated this wiki '1'! Great job, go hog wild!|||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| 03:55, 5 January 2019 (UTC)

Weak. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 03:57, 6 January 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletions

Hi, just in case it doesn't get noticed now traffic on the wiki is so low, could you take care of my request? Wish you the best! --Thadeous Oakley Talk 19:31, 6 March 2019 (UTC)

All good. Thanks. All the best to you and farewell mate. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 01:55, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Note of inactivity (2)

From the 17th of March to the 7th of April I will be travelling to NYC, Toronto and London for work and may have poor access to UDWiki. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 02:04, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Nice! ᚱᛖᚢᛖᚾᚨᚾ You rated this wiki '1'! Great job, go hog wild!|||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| 09:43, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Signature and template questions

I appreciate your help, DDR. Since you are knowledgeable about signatures, perhaps you could point me to a link that shows/explains how to take a descriptive two-line string of code that delineates a signature ("font-family", etc.) and turns it into the compact form such as your [[User:DDR|DDR]]. I want to be able to turn the strings of descriptors in mine to the compact version of Lizzie Donner. I made up a signature for each alt and put them on the bottom of my homepage, User: Catherine Cushing. I feel like the code isn't written up properly somehow. Maybe that's because I don't understand any of it (just filched it from other peoples' pages.)

Since I wrote that I did find a place that I think explains how to make a nice signature properly. It is: https://www.w3schools.com/html/html_intro.asp

Have some fun in London. I haven't been there in 18 months (I'm in Oregon, above the Pacific in the USA.) It was August and the weather in Whitby was perfection. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Catherine Cushing (talkcontribs) at an unknown time.I forgot; sorry.Catherine Cushing (talk)But the signature I tried to write doesn't have the time and date in it!!!--Catherine Cushing (talk) 10:38, 12 March 2019 (UTC)

Hey Catherine. Thanks for the well wishes for London. I'm excited to see it.
So I think there are two solutions to your questions. Please correct me if you have more questions or if I didn't quite understand your queries (it's been a while since I've really troubleshot signatures).
The first answer to your question is possibly best answered here, with some examples of signature styles etc. that will still help you out with coding and what codes might make your signatures look like what.
As for your second question, I have a complex signature that appears in code just as {{User:DanceDanceRevolution/sig5}}when I type my "~~~~". The way you do that is to go to preferences (top right of this whole page) and go to signature and you add {{SUBST:Nosubst|User:YOUR SIG HERE}}. So for example, mine says right now, {{SUBST:Nosubst|User:DanceDanceRevolution/sig5}}. You are able to go to the real page of User:DanceDanceRevolution/sig5 and see the code for yourself, but thanks to this nifty trick, all that code doesn't end up on a page every time I type the signature, the wiki just uses that code as a template.
Does that help you at all? DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 09:44, 12 March 2019 (UTC)
That is extremely helpful and very kind of you, DDR, thank you. (I didn't realize until just now that the signatures I composed have no date and time stamping function included. Ugh.) --Catherine Cushing (talk) 10:38, 12 March 2019 (UTC)
You can manually add the timestamp! Just type in ~~~~~ after you put in the template to show the sig you want. Also, if you create a separate page for each signature (just like DDR has) then those pages can be used as the template coding then adding in the five tildes afterwards. You might want to ask Bob what he does, as he switches between signatures depending on what he is doing on the wiki. He has his main one, but then for danger status updates, he often uses his Danger Updater signature. So he might be able to give you another point of view on how to do things with your alt's signatures :) stelar Talk|MCM|EBD|Scourge 11:16, 12 March 2019 (UTC)
For my side signatures, I have a subpage for them (just like a regular signature), e.g. at User:Bob Moncrief/DUSig. Then, I type {{User:Bob Moncrief/DUSig}} ~~~~~, which transcludes the side signature and then adds just the timestamp (with five tildes, as opposed to four tildes, which would also include my regular signature). Bob Moncrief EBDW! 11:58, 12 March 2019 (UTC)
Thanks all for pitching in to answer that third query that I skimmed past... Basically as Bob and Stelar have said above in regards to getting your 'alternate' signatures to appear as though you are speaking as one of your alts. (Might as well do one for this here message, by manually typing an old sig and then adding the 5 tildes.) -- DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION -- 04:10, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
This is fantastically generous of you all, and I actually understand it!!! (I believe it has also illuminated the idea of posting a template one has made on a file page, so that it actually works out in the UD Wiki world.) I can't tell you how incredibly grateful I am for your help. P.S. I wasn't sure I was allowed to insert a live link for something outside the UD Wiki, so I put spaces into the address for that w3 school tutorial thingee I found. Catherine Cushing (talk) 08:58, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
You're welcome! Never be afraid to ask a question, there will always be someone around that can answer it! The wiki can be a bit confusing until you get the hang of it. stelar Talk|MCM|EBD|Scourge 10:44, 14 March 2019 (UTC)

Sorry to see you go!

Just received your message: "Editor's summary: Term as crat has finished". I wanted to thank you for all your help and kind advice. Be well. Catherine Cushing (talk) 23:27, 15 June 2019 (UTC)

Hey Catherine, thanks for your well wishes, but no need to worry- I’m still an administrator, nothing has really changed in practical terms. I’ve just handed the role of beaurecrat (a slightly higher position with an added admin responsibility) to Bob Moncrief. It’s ok and I’ll still be around 👍 DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 01:42, 16 June 2019 (UTC)
Well, that's good news! I'm glad you both got a well-deserved promotion and that you will still be around. (Promise not to pester you for advice, though. ;) ) Catherine Cushing (talk) 02:05, 16 June 2019 (UTC)
Feel free to ask us for any advice Catherine! It's what we are here for. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 00:24, 17 June 2019 (UTC)
When I make pancakes the first one always sticks and gets fucked up. Any advice for me? -- SomethingSomething.gif 20:36, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
Hmm. That's a tough one. I'd recommend doing an Open Discussion for a meandering session to gain consensus on the issue, vote on the best way through Policy Discussion and if you continue to have issues bring the suggesters to Arbitration so we can bring out justice to the troublemakers. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 22:59, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for fixing that posting, DDR.

I'm not sure when I'm supposed to sign things I write (except messages like this one, obviously.) The revised parks list just seemed to be important enough to be able to back up with my work list, to document, in other words. Catherine Cushing (talk) 04:58, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

For pages like that, I'd just make the edit, and put the reasoning in the edit summary. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 12:01, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
That should have occurred to me, Bob. I'll do that if any similar situation comes up. Thanks. Catherine Cushing (talk) 10:10, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
No problem. Out of curiosity, where’d you get the newer count? DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 12:05, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

Note of Inactivity (3)

From the 7th of September to the 31st of October, I will be traveling through Europe and my access to the wiki will be sporadic. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 03:27, 31 August 2019 (UTC)

And now in Mexico until mid November. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 04:13, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
ur a butt, u butt We're coming to get you, Barbara 23:09, 21 November 2019 (UTC)
👍 DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 11:06, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

Jisor

Was I not supposed to edit his talk page? --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 03:13, 18 March 2020 (UTC)

That’s 100% my fault. I must have accidentally clicked revert. Have undone the revert, apologies. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 03:34, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
It is ok, I actually cannot even see the comment I made but I think that was his intention. --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 22:42, 18 March 2020 (UTC)

A/RE

So... demote everyone? --  AHLGTG THE END IS NIGH! 15:40, 23 July 2020 (UTC)

I don’t know french, but I think it’s safe to say everyone’s passed. DANCEDANCEREVOLUTION 14:40, 25 July 2020 (UTC)

Inactivity

I am consistently semi active. --RosslessnessWant a Location Image? 15:06, 2 December 2020 (UTC)