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Support - I had that idea!! =D Twig Talk 772kZGs.png 05:22, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Well theres nothing really to support yet besides the idea of it. Any ideas of what to do? scoot4.pngscooties 05:28, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
Well im supporting and no clue Twig Talk 772kZGs.png 05:30, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Idea - We could do what YouTube did: make the pages upsidedown and put rick roll links everywhere. I'm willing to bet that this is Astley's favorite holiday :D sig1.png Spam me w/ lolcatsPottery statuette detail.png Is <insert name here> awesome? I don't know, let me check... 05:35, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

That could be cool but I would like a semi origonal idea. If we don't get any other good idea's I'd support that one. scoot4.pngscooties 05:39, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - Interesting, but we could annoy heaps of users who want to do the RuneScape April Fool's 2010 event and need the article. Lol Chicken7 >talk 06:20, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - How about adding a guide for a new quest supposedly called "Rat Slayer"? We could pretend that Rat Slayer is a real in-game quest and delete the article afterwards. ~ Fire Surge icon.png Sentry Telos Talk  07:33, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - To Porps idea, what if someone is in desperate need of information, and instead of getting that, the get RickRoll'd. Swiz Talk Review Me 10:25, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support - We could do another cabbage bombing File:Wikifest autumn 2.png|150px FredeTalk 10:40, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support - Awesome. Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 11:06, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support - But only if it's an in-game event. Adding incorrect information, or preventing information from being used would be disruptive, and may lose some regular viewers. ~MuzTalk 15:26, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support - I wouldn't mind if it was a website change. Remember the "Evil Bob" Main Page a few years ago? We don't have to make a change that big, though. An in-game event would also be fun. White partyhat old.png C Teng talk 15:59, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support - We shouldn't give false information because we would lose viewers. Let's try something like a cabbage bombing or snow-ball fight. Username1907 rulez! http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/runescape/images/c/cb/Dragon_two-handed_sword.png 16:07, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support/Comment - I like the idea, but I agree with Username1907 that we shouldn't give false information. An April Fool's event, similar to the Wikifest (or possibly incorporated into the 2010 Spring Wikifest) would be much better in my opinion. Another shortcoming of the April Fool's joke is that it's not much of a joke if everyone can read about it here. --Liquidhelium 16:11, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Support/Comment - (edit conflict) A previous event was changing the logo (see File:Wiki.png). We could do something like that again, or completely change our skin to a cabbage-themed one. I agree with Muzzy, though - providing false information or preventing viewing of information would be detrimental to the wiki (not like we don't have enough vandals doing that daily anyway), so changing the user-interface look and/or an in-game event would be better. Quest.png Gaz Lloyd 7:^]Events!99s 16:37, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Dat's Epic. We could change the logo to have cabbages instead of runes, and for a backround, instead of white, several cabbages with different sizes on a backround. And so on... --
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Captain Sciz
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17:58, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
What about this? --Iiii I I I 22:43, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
[1] --Iiii I I I 22:51, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
ADMINBUKKIT.png Up emoticon.gif Adminbukkit approves! Quest.png Gaz Lloyd 7:^]Events!99s 21:59, January 12, 2010 (UTC)
Remember this? Twig Talk 772kZGs.png 07:08, January 16, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - Change references into RickRolls for a day? They're outside links anyway, no-one wold notice unless they hovered over links, but I'm sure a good coder could disguise them. If we could get some sort of FooleryBot or something to do it, that would be great. http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/3921/thehimmemote.pngGone. 19:38, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

But then people would think that we've gone mad, and maybe would move over to a different fansite? And what if someone comes here, desperate for information, and finds himself rickrolled? Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 19:44, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
Why would their "desperate information" require external links? We'd have all their information right here... ~ Fire Surge icon.png Sentry Telos Talk  20:53, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
True. However, it wouldn't be good for our 'reputation'. Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 21:44, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
here r teh link --Iiii I I I 22:43, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
Chrome and Firefox users can bypass that Twig Talk 772kZGs.png 23:26, January 31, 2010 (UTC)

Thoughts - How about these

  • Some joke involving a hostile takeover by Zybez, Tip.it, Jagex, WOWiki, or the like
  • Some serious change to our logo
  • A new message bar at the top of the mainpage (I know its been done, but not on the mainpage...)

Thats all i've got for now, maybe more later. Air rune.png Tollerach hates SoF Fire rune.png 22:30, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - We could try to do a joke with WoWWiki or the Guid Wars wiki. - TehKittyCatTalk Wikian-Book 00:03, January 11, 2010 (UTC)

Like what? scoot4.pngscooties 00:41, January 11, 2010 (UTC)
They could use our main page, logo, and theme and we use theirs. - TehKittyCatTalk Wikian-Book 04:02, January 11, 2010 (UTC)

Support! - How about we have a sitenotice/front page message thing about how Evil yanks has been declared the most awesome person ever to have existed (Evil Yanks > Genghis Khan and the entire cast of Coronation Street) and because of this, it has been decided that this wiki shall be renamed the RuneScape wiki which is edited by awesome people + Calebchiam.?? Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 04:19, January 11, 2010 (UTC)

Sounds like a noobie idea, written by a noob O_o Lol Chicken7 >talk 04:21, January 11, 2010 (UTC)
I see that you have not yet won 3 Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Peace and *cough*literature*cough*. Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 04:23, January 11, 2010 (UTC)
Who are you, Nelson Mandela? O_o Chicken7 >talk 05:22, January 11, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - If we could figure out a way to do a timed redirect (don't think it's possible) then we can redirect the main page to a rick roll then after 25 seconds redirect back to the main page? scoot4.pngscooties 04:28, January 11, 2010 (UTC)

Eurgh! Not rick rolls... I hate them, they are so unoriginal. Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 04:29, January 11, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - We could try a sitewide script that redirects each page to the one alphabetically next to it after one minute. Or just to Special:Random. The script is fairly simple:

function aprilfoolsredir(){
  document.location = "http://runescape.wiki/w/Special:Random";
}
$(function(){
  setTimeout(aprilfoolsredir, 60000);
});

Probably not a very good idea though. I think I would prefer something more along the lines of inverting the colour:

function aprilfools(){
  $("div").css("filter", "Invert");
  setTimeout(undoaprilfools, 1000);
}
function undoaprilfools(){
  $("div").css("filter", "");
  setTimeout(aprilfools, 30000 + 1000 * Math.floor(Math.random() * 30));
}
$(function(){
  setTimeout(aprilfools, 60000);
});

This would invert the colours of the page for one second, after a delay of 60 seconds. This would then occur again after a random amount of time between 30 and 60 seconds. Please note that both of these scripts are just off the top of a very tired head (it's past 2 am), so they may not work. I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 07:17, January 11, 2010 (UTC) 

One second is way too short. Can't it make the page upside-down and with inverted colours for around 10 seconds or something? 1 second is too short to even notice. Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 08:04, January 11, 2010 (UTC)
Maybe we can just totally flip the main page for the whole day? I like that idea :D. scoot4.pngscooties 23:14, January 11, 2010 (UTC)
Me too. Sounds good. I'm going to do that to my user page. —Manyman (talk) 00:57, January 12, 2010 (UTC)
Gimmeh the code after you do that? I wanna do it toooo! scoot4.pngscooties 00:59, January 12, 2010 (UTC)
Flipping is totally doable. See this code, which inverts colors and flips upside down for 5 seconds, then reverts.
function aprilfools(){
  $("div").css("filter", "invert flipv");
  setTimeout(undoaprilfools, 5000);
}
function undoaprilfools(){
  $("div").css("filter", "");
  setTimeout(aprilfools, 30000 + 1000 * Math.floor(Math.random() * 30));
}
$(function(){
  setTimeout(aprilfools, 60000);
});
This could be rather fun =) I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 23:31, January 14, 2010 (UTC) 
BAD NEWS - I just found out that filters are IE only, and they have become finicky even then. Gosh, I had had a really great idea, but I forget what it is... every time I remember, I don't have access to the internet. I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 04:35, January 21, 2010 (UTC) 
Plus, you call undoaprilfools() at a random time delay when I think you meant to call aprilfools() instead. Wink --Quarenon  Talk 04:45, January 21, 2010 (UTC)
Ah, of course. Fixed it (not that it's really relevant, given my previous comment). I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 01:18, January 22, 2010 (UTC) 

Nooo... We must make the biggest cabbage-bombing anyone's EVER SEEN!!!-- Username1907 rulez! http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/runescape/images/c/cb/Dragon_two-handed_sword.png 01:18, January 12, 2010 (UTC) File:Wikifest autumn 2.png|thumb

Comment—I like Telos's idea: Creating a fake quest guide or dungeon guide or new monster would be very much in the spirit of April fools. Horsehead Talk 15:31, January 12, 2010 (UTC) File:Cabbage bombing.png|thumb


Comment- like I said earlier, we would lose viewers for false information or they would misinterpret the joke and make up monsters and such and we would have a LOT of work to do. Username1907 rulez! http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/runescape/images/c/cb/Dragon_two-handed_sword.png 20:45, January 13, 2010 (UTC)

COmment - And some newbie users would want to get in on the joke and also create fake pages saying it's "all part of the joke". Chicken7 >talk 23:07, January 13, 2010 (UTC)

Comment—That, sadly, makes sense. Horsehead Talk 02:06, January 14, 2010 (UTC)

Suggestion - I think that this idea would work to confuse people, but not detract from the quality of the wiki's information. Out of pure randomness, we could revamp the main page and background, pretending that Andrew Gower has taken over the wiki.

  • We replace the wiki logo with this charming photo of Andrew
  • Make the featured article Andrew Gower with a description of "Andrew Gower (also known as "Awesome personified") is a well known musician, , philanthropist and mime artist. He rose to fame in the 1960's when he was the secret 5th member of the Beatles, writing classic songs such as Hey Jude, Here Comes the Sun and Maggie Mae. He left the Beatles in 1970 due to "creative differences" after the rest of the band wouldn't let him name the new album "Daniel Chipmunk and how he saved Christmas". He disappeared out of the spotlight and into obscurity throughout the 70's and 80's, before appearing as Goomba #6 in the 1993 film "Super Mario Bros.", with the role being a stepping tone allowing him to host Deal or no Deal. After nearly 40 years, Andrew decided to make his return to music in 2009, recording an album under the stage name of "Susan Boyle". Oh yeah, at some time he also created and developed RuneScape."
  • Write on the white background (the one that is on every page) various sentences about Andrew Gower like "Andrew pwns MMG!" or "A.G. waz 'ere 04/10"
  • Put a wiki news item saying that Andrew Gower, founder of RuneScape, has redecorated the front page of the wiki
  • Make the poll "Is Andrew Gower awesome??" "Yes." "Yes." "Yes." "Yes." "Definitely." "Yes.", change that sentence on the front page to "the wiki devoted to RuneScape Andrew Gower that anyone can edit"
  • Replace the featured images with a badly photoshopped picture of a player kicking the corp beast for 99 damage and have a caption saying "This is how Andrew Gower reacted after missing an episode of Sex in the City which he had not seen before." (It was a toss-up between Sex in the city and Eastenders.)

If we do go through with it, we probably should forewarn Andrew about it since we are putting words in his mouth. Do you think it is a good idea?? It would have minimal impact on the quality of the articles, while making people go "www.runescape.wikia.com *enter* *load* ....wtf...." Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 08:43, January 14, 2010 (UTC)

Rofl. We could change the tagline for point 3. Quest.png Gaz Lloyd 7:^]Events!99s 17:04, January 14, 2010 (UTC)
I like the idea, maybe make some part of the wiki 1984-ish for example "Big Gower is watching you..." Veritas vos Liberabit 18:56, January 14, 2010 (UTC)
Evil Yanks' idea made me lol Swiz Talk Review Me 19:25, January 14, 2010 (UTC)
Yeah I like the Runescape Andrew Gower idea. - —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Username1907 (talk).
We should first get explicit permission, i think, before we do that. But i like the idea! (Maybe try and get Andrew to write some/most of his article? That would be funny :P) scoot4.pngscooties 22:27, January 14, 2010 (UTC)
Methinks we have actually been infiltrated by the REAL (and somewhat narcissistic) Andrew Gower, or should I say... Evil Yanks O_o lolol Air rune.png Tollerach hates SoF Fire rune.png 06:47, January 16, 2010 (UTC)
From what i've seen, I would think this is right up Andrew's alley (in terms of humour) scoot4.pngscooties 06:52, January 16, 2010 (UTC)
Ah, you caught me. I am the Egocentric Andrew Gower who has nothing better to do then spend hours every day for months infiltrating a wiki so that I can pretend that I have taken over the wiki for a day... Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 07:02, January 16, 2010 (UTC)
Yeah Mat-Andrew. Nice job :P scoot4.pngscooties 07:10, January 16, 2010 (UTC)
@We could change the tagline for point 3.: We could replace it with a random chooser of various phrases. Balance iz powa!4ndrepd TalkContribsStupid monkeys actually have a use...Jump to the God Wars II! 16:11, January 31, 2010 (UTC)

An Idea - I haven't participated in YG for a long time. :S But anyways, why don't we mess around with our signature and link it to some other article/person? Santa hat.png Powers38 おはようヾ(´・ω・`) 08:59, January 16, 2010 (UTC)

I was thinking about doing something like that, I believe the forum moderators one year did that, switched around signatures. The problem with that is that those that commonly read, or even only look at this thread, they would know about it. It wouldn't be too much of a surprise, except those that don't look at any discussions on forum and talk. ~MuzTalk 19:18, January 16, 2010 (UTC)
But those people wouldn't see the changed sigs either... Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 19:21, January 16, 2010 (UTC)
Yea, like Oli said, even if we know it's happening, whose signature will we know that is changed? Plus, like me, people may forget. Hehe. Santa hat.png Powers38 おはようヾ(´・ω・`) 02:20, January 17, 2010 (UTC)

My Idea - How about we translate every page into 1337? But we have to make sure there's an option to change back into normal. This way we won't loose user or viewers (whatever you want tot call them) and we'll be having a bit of a laugh. We could adapt the idea to make it funner. Swiz Talk Review Me 12:24, January 17, 2010 (UTC)

Every page? Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 18:35, January 17, 2010 (UTC)
Maybe just the main page? --Iiii I I I 18:39, January 17, 2010 (UTC)

support-Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 12:28, January 17, 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, every page would be too much work. The problem with doing the main page is that I don't think many un-registered users view it, I didn't and about a dozen other people I know don't either, I had to show them myself Concerned Swiz Talk Review Me 19:09, January 17, 2010 (UTC)
Why wouldn't they see the main page? OMG! Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 10:46, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
The URL still redirects to Special:MyHome, which sucks, IMHO. Chicken7 >talk 11:13, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
I thought only logged-in users are redirected to My Home that sounds strange... Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 11:28, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
You're right Lol So I have no idea why IPs wouldn't see the main page. Cheers, Chicken7 >talk 11:31, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
Oli, when I was an un-registered user, I NEVER looked at the main page, I suppose I never found I never needed to use it as I wasn't part of the community. Swiz Talk Review Me 17:04, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
Oh, okay. I thought only registered users were sent to S:MH. Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 17:10, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
Naw I meant actually choosing to see the main page Lol Swiz Talk Review Me 17:13, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
... Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 17:14, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
Wut?! Swiz Talk Review Me 18:40, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
When you go to the website runescape.wikia.com doesn't it send you to the main page? scoot4.pngscooties 19:35, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
Yes. But most people just type it into Google or the FireFox search bar. Anyway, how about when the page is loading, an image of Andrew Gower appears, then disappears. I'm not sure how we could do this though. Swiz Talk Review Me 20:20, January 18, 2010 (UTC)
[2] --Iiii I I I 19:14, January 21, 2010 (UTC)
OMG! Chicken7 >talk 03:05, January 22, 2010 (UTC)
You just had to point out that ad, didn't you? I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 03:15, January 22, 2010 (UTC) 
Ah yes. And that was an ad for starfish... OMG! Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 03:20, January 22, 2010 (UTC)
Can't we at least use a more charming photo of him? >.< Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 14:18, January 22, 2010 (UTC)
lul --Iiii I I I 13:20, January 23, 2010 (UTC)
OMG! Andrew has big eyes. Fishing.png NnK Oliver (600613) talk 02:51, January 25, 2010 (UTC)

Idea - How about dancing in landmarks of RuneScape (Like the Northeast church in Varrock) and singing lyrics such as:

In the Southeast church in Varrock: Saradomin pwns

In the GE, And other church in Varrock: Never gonna give u up

And we could bomb places with tiles or something to spell "D'oh!" or something... Youdead00 21:00, January 18, 2010 (UTC)

What does that have to do with the wiki?? Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 11:21, January 20, 2010 (UTC)
People will think we're just a huge group of crazy people Swiz Talk Review Me 18:04, January 20, 2010 (UTC)
... ^_^ Ruud (talk)(Suggest me naems) 20:08, January 20, 2010 (UTC)
Well, at least we already know we are. =D - TehKittyCatTalk Wikian-Book 21:56, January 20, 2010 (UTC)

I like Iiii's idea. There's no harm in there and if we can 'possibly' get Andrew to write his own article about himself, we could link that picture to that page. We could also photoshop the File:Wiki.png picture to say something along the lines of "Click here for 5k!" or something like that. That would be so IPs and users who don't usually see the main page will get linked there. :D scoot4.pngscooties 02:33, January 23, 2010 (UTC)

I think fooling users with the wiki logo would be a great idea because everyone see's it. Swiz Talk Review Me 10:08, January 23, 2010 (UTC)

Idea -

Information You have been temporarily blocked from editing for vandalism of RuneScape Wiki. Please note that page blanking, addition of random text or spam, deliberate misinform-APRIL FOOLS! Fishing.png NnK Oliver (600613) talk 02:48, January 25, 2010 (UTC)

==Some header title idk===
<span style="float:left">[[File:Information icon.svg|40px|Information]] </span>'''You have been temporarily blocked from editing for vandalism of RuneScape Wiki.''' Please note that page blanking, addition of random text or spam, deliberate misinform-APRIL FOOLS! ~~~~

How about that? )(PS. Make a green octagon picture for it) Fishing.png NnK Oliver (600613) talk 02:48, January 25, 2010 (UTC)

You mean like this? [[File:Green stop sign.svg|120px]] and this? [[File:Lime stop sign.svg|120px]]

Personally, I think the green one looks better, but the colour can be changed easily. Hello71 01:03, January 26, 2010 (UTC)

Erm, someone who knows how, please make them smaller... Hello71 01:04, January 26, 2010 (UTC)
You can scale down the size. SVGs don't get smaller, you display them smaller. ShinyUnown T | C | E 02:11, January 26, 2010 (UTC)
I am well aware of that, I edited the SVG from a stop sign on Wikipedia. I just said "make them smaller" instead of "make them display in a smaller size", see 'cause it's shorter. Hello71 03:03, January 26, 2010 (UTC)

I think that Google's idea is too straight forward and the joke lasts like 2 seconds. I also don't think it's that funny to trick someone that they are banned (no offence). scoot4.pngscooties 03:09, January 26, 2010 (UTC)

Support - how about we say that the living cabbage event has been re-instated, except this time, all vegetables are alive! The worst that happens is that people rush to the nearest farm or buy a 15 gp vegetable on the GE. Or, how about we say that gnomeball can now be played RuneScape wide and that you just need to use a gnome ball on another player not holding any weapons or shields. The joke is, it's already like that! Wrathanet talk edits Guthix mjolnir.png 01:18, January 30, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - I would suggest nothing that affects user's information. Something like cabbage-bombing the G.E. Construction-icon.png Matt is Me / Harmonising / Lvl 3 skils3 Talk Cooking cape (t).png 21:49, January 31, 2010 (UTC)

Support/Comment - I would get some Jagex Mods to say "Follow us for new skill announcment, World X." Then when a ton of people were there, Jagex would crash the server and when those people logged back in they would receive an April Fools message in their chatbox. Abyssal whip.png Superplayer08Talk HS Log Dragon dagger (p++).png

I fail to see how that is a joke by the Wiki. I think that any joke we do should be on the wiki and not in runescape. scoot4.pngscooties 01:19, February 1, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - I have a secret plan for a certain image seen on RS:SNOW... it will be completely harmless and will be reverted after April Fools Day, but remember to check it out. I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 23:14, February 4, 2010 (UTC) 

Comment - What if we made an artical that had Runescape Wiki be kingdom (like Misthalin and the rest) and feature it on main page? Jack Spiral1

I like this idea. It could definitely be fun to write the article.
Of course, if the wiki is taken over by the Mage Gower, I think more emphasis will be placed on him. I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 22:54, February 5, 2010 (UTC) 

Comment - I'm just wondering, does anyone not like the idea of pretending that the wiki got taken over by Andrew, him [maybe] writing his own article, and changing the main logo, etc.? (Also so I don't forget, we should let wikia know if we do it incase someone reports it). scoot4.pngscooties 04:54, February 10, 2010 (UTC)

I just wonder, how would we get him to do or even approve of such a thing? Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 08:43, February 10, 2010 (UTC)
We could use Jagex lite, though we would have to be careful as to name the site without actually naming the site. (something along the lines of a "popular RuneScape wiki") The problem with this is that we would want to pitch it directly to Andrew, but we would probably get Timbo or Seven or Raven reply. Sending a letter to Jagex would take too long. Mods wouldn't be allowed to use their ability to contact Jagex to ask it. If we created a Sitenotice about it it would probably be picked up by Jagex, but we would loose the surprise aspect.
The onbly other possibility I can see is that we could post it on the Reccommend a fansite thread. The first post describing the thread's purpose perfectly fits to us using it to contact Jagex. We have dealt with Hohbein before who should be the one that would read the thread (since he is the soul fansite dude at Jagex) so he will definitly know who we are. Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 07:56, February 11, 2010 (UTC)
First thing, you cant get in trouble for saying the runescape wiki, only for saying runescape.wikia.com. Second, I could try and contact Mod Ajd on twitter (I've communicated with him before there) and see if he could pass it onto Andrew. Mod Ajd seems to have a good sense of humor so I doubt he would say no. scoot4.pngscooties 22:49, February 17, 2010 (UTC)
"Below is a list of recognised fansites. These fansites aren't necessarily being actively supported by Jagex, however we don't mind players discussing them in-game or on our forums (however actively advertising them should be avoided). Discussion of any fansites which don't appear on this list may result in the contents of your post being hidden."[3]. You can mention but not advertise recommended fansites, you can't mention at all non-recognised fansites. Anyway, try contacting him. It is better to have too much time to prepare then to little and having to rush it! Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 06:52, February 19, 2010 (UTC)
One of the sitenotices could be Andrew Gower says "Don't do drugs!". That would be awesome! Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 10:36, February 19, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - How about several links leading to a surprising image? Like so: Cabbage. Youdead00 18:58, February 17, 2010 (UTC)

That was already suggested but we decided not to go ahead with it because we could be losing viewers Swiz Talk Review Me 10:16, February 18, 2010 (UTC)


I, for one, welcome our new cabbage overlords. May I suggest doing something cabbage-related to the main page? [[File:AprilFools2010Suggestion.png|thumb|See if you can find all the hidden gags.]]--  http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/1254/lockkey.png  Nequillim  T C E   19:44, February 21, 2010 (UTC)

An Idea - What about an intentional stock market upheaval? It's not really a prank, but it would be funny. Just spread the word, maybe in the site notice, that everyone should go out and spend 1K on bronze daggers, bronze axes, and bronze armor. It would seriously mess the prices up if enough people went out and bought it... Heheheh... TimerootT ┌┐ C ├┘ E 00:22, February 23, 2010 (UTC)

All your base are belong to us. Hello71 01:22, February 26, 2010 (UTC)

I'm afraid I don't follow, sorry... are you saying that you think it's a bad idea? I'm well familiar with that meme, do not mistake, but you confuse me. :-? TimerootT ┌┐ C ├┘ E 04:51, February 27, 2010 (UTC)
I think that anything we may do should take place on the wiki. Because I know some people who edit the wiki don't play runescape (one of them being me). scoot4.pngscooties 05:01, February 27, 2010 (UTC)

Off topic question - How does one change the logo image? I just need to change the image for the wiki I made :/ sig1.png Spam me w/ lolcatsPottery statuette detail.png Is <insert name here> awesome? I don't know, let me check... 14:19, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

You have to be an administrator to change the logo, and I was hoping to use a css script to change the way it appears for the day without uploading a new one. If you upload the image to image shack or even another wiki, I think I can get it to work right. Magic-icon.pngStelercusIlluminated Book of Balance.png 14:22, March 30, 2010 (UTC)
Oh, and the logo is always File:Wiki.png no matter what wiki you go to. Magic-icon.pngStelercusIlluminated Book of Balance.png 14:23, March 30, 2010 (UTC)
All I see here is wikia. sig1.png Spam me w/ lolcatsPottery statuette detail.png Is <insert name here> awesome? I don't know, let me check... 14:32, March 30, 2010 (UTC)
Ever thought that that might be their File:Wiki.png ? Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 16:15, March 30, 2010 (UTC)
If anyone is going to continue to add to this mini-discussion, do it [[w:c:aroundtown:User talk:Porp1|here where it applies]].