User:Cqm/Archive 4

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Forum summaries[edit | edit source]

AndorinKato also thought a forum summaries page would be great, because he always forgot which thread established which policy (except those that are linked in RuneScape:-namespace pages as "[[Forum:Some forum here|Per discussion]],"). It would be worth making such a page, I think, all three of us (or two if AndorinKato is inactive) and whoever else is interested. Notes would include a bolded "This thread has been obsoleted" if a future thread deals with the same thing. Then we could link to it on Forum:Index as "Forum archives by outcome" and decide whether we want to add a template to past archived threads in order to direct users to the next thread dealing with the same thing.

Also, I've done your requested change to preload.js. Smile  a proofreader ▸  19:41, November 26, 2012 (UTC)
Flaysian expressed his support on IRC and we discussed the archive's format. He has created a short page with 6 columns: Thread | Date | Type | Subject | Action/Closure | Notes
We're making this page so it's easily searchable, so the Subject column should have individual noun groups ("Dialogue pages; transcript pages" instead of "Dialogue and transcript pages" in case someone wants to search for the latest thread for "dialogue pages").
We will probably work from past to present, a user adding a month's worth of threads at a time, coordinating over [[Special:Chat]] or IRC to determine who gets the next month. Either that, or we can just pick random months, which will work well until there are 4 months left.
What do you think?  a proofreader ▸  20:55, November 26, 2012 (UTC)
I've started to create some forum lines for the archive, but already I see some problems.
The first of these problems is that it takes a lot of time to copy the closing date, go back to the end to see the forum type, then read enough of the thread to compose a good summary of it.
The second of these problems is that the date ends up taking 3 lines, at least on my ~900x700 Firefox window and Monobook.
Can you take a look at User:A proofreader/Sandbox 2 and maybe try some stuff? (We'll also need all the help we can get, but that's a tough sell when the EoC stuff is way more important.)  a proofreader ▸  05:49, November 27, 2012 (UTC)

Woops[edit | edit source]

I didn't see your reply of the "Awesome discovery" message lol, sorry for the late answer. The mysterious ruins aren't the altar itself, they're just one of the many entrances and nothing states that V---- created these entrances, he created the altars where these entrances would lead, I think that Drakan created the Blood altar entrance in Morytania and used it to consume blood, but then the incident with the Icyene (Decaying tome) almost killed him and he entered a long sleep which would restore his wounds and make him stromger, but meanwhile, the Icyene would destroy a large part of his army, create the Columbarium, place the blood talismans there, destroy the entrance in morytania and make it impossible for him to retrieve the talismans as the Columbarium area is holy, and therefore, making it impossible for him to acess the altar again. About the entrance in the Temple of Light, I don't know much about the history of the elves but there is some evil within their lands... One evil character would create an entrance to the Death Altar to craft death runes for evil purposes and then be fended off by someone which would destroy that entrance and create a temple around it to prevent further acess to the altar... In my point of view, V--- created the altars somewhere and the altar would modify the area and create its own dimension, something like that. Magpie.pngHallowlandtalkWoodcutting-icon.png 00:35, November 28, 2012 (UTC)

Ourania is an exception; The zamorakians created it and it has no apparent link to the Stone of Jas, it has another thing feeding it with energy but we don't know yet. About the Astral Altar, the moonclaners managed to infuse its realm to the island they were in (the Lunar Isle). Magpie.pngHallowlandtalkWoodcutting-icon.png 09:59, November 28, 2012 (UTC)

Preloads and Redlinks[edit | edit source]

The preloads are creating redlinks and I don't want to mess with the templates, so could you fix that please? Thanks! =D Blaze_fire.png12.png 22:29, December 2, 2012 (UTC)

Yo dawg[edit | edit source]

{{Stdpreloads}} is appearing as an unused template: so here it is!!!!!!!!!



TA-DA! MolMan 19:48, December 3, 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the tip. Should I edit it again and leave a comment about edit?

  1. REDIRECT User:Fewfre/signature.css

Re:Signatures[edit | edit source]

Yeah, just testing something with another Wiki and Signatures. No worries, just fixed now. Blaze_fire.png12.png 06:12, December 14, 2012 (UTC)

re:Chat-edit-count[edit | edit source]

That is because the load.js is a way easier place to see this stuff, so it is easier to see what happens there. Also, since the chat-edit-count page is loaded every time a user gets "updated" (going away, coming back, joining/leaving, etc). Because of that, it's best to keep the code it runs as short as possible (it currently runs a check if the script was imported already, and does so if not). We don't want to make every user joining cause everyone else's chat to freeze :P JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 12:25, December 15, 2012 (UTC)

Re: User:Nightgunner5[edit | edit source]

Why can't we access the page? Can you pester Wikia about this? I tried contacting them, and they said it was my fault I can't access the page.   az talk   08:04, December 14, 2012 (UTC)

Still can't access the page. I wonder what's going on... anyway, you said you can edit it in AWB. (I can't save the edit. Dunno why.) Could you fix the several Exchange links from "longbow" to "shieldbow".   az talk   03:29, December 26, 2012 (UTC)

Active discussions[edit | edit source]

'lo Cåm.

With your permission, I'd like to start a thread to request that a discussion page be made for the RuneScape: namespace. What I'm thinking of is this. I have the proposal typed up, so if you give the all-clear we can do this right away. Cheers, Ronan Talk 20:26, December 25, 2012 (UTC)

Neato. I think converting RfAs, RfCMs etc. to DPL will be a great addition as soon as it's formatted for all such requests, as opposed to just a few. You've done excellent work so far, tres impressioné. Thread is here. Ronan Talk 18:23, December 27, 2012 (UTC)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!![edit | edit source]

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Massive picture that Cam actually likes, but makes editing the page annoying cqm 01:40, 5 Jan 2013 (UTC) (UTC)

Hope it's a good one!!! Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 00:17, January 1, 2013 (UTC)

re:Altering revision id's to dates[edit | edit source]

Ohai. What page have you tested your stuff on? Also, what exactly are you trying to do? So, what do you want the final output to display? JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 14:16, January 3, 2013 (UTC)

Ah okay. Your code looks good, but you could merge the ID selection so it is like this. Other than that, you can't make the revisions load at the same time without quite some effort. Also, it would have to load very long before showing the revisions. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:11, January 5, 2013 (UTC)

Forum archives[edit | edit source]

This --LiquidTalk 21:10, January 6, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks, though the easiest way that I had mentioned was to just label the column as DDMMYYYY. Lol Though these pages are great. They make me nostalgic for the wiki that I remembered in 2010. I enjoyed reading old discussions that I created. --LiquidTalk 23:27, January 6, 2013 (UTC)

Forum archives weirdness[edit | edit source]

Okay, so on the forum archives for 2012, I'm having a bit of trouble. On the listing for Water: DirectX or OpenGL, there's a glitch caused by the colon in the forum title that causes the rest of the boxes to be moved down onto an extra row. The same is happening for Copying Jagex Wiki Pages, April fools 2012, Whats this item called, Glitch policy, Runescape Clan Recruiting, Tokhaar-kal, Deleting Quest & Skill Req Parameters, Delete RS:C/R, and BOT KILLING. I don't know what's wrong with the rest. Since you created the project itself, could you look into this? It's something with the forum parameter, I'm almost positive of. The problem with this is that the dates do not display correctly in the entire page. Fortunately, the entirety of 2010 has the date correct. 2011 has the dates messed up (they're missing the month), but it doesn't have any of the problems that 2012 has. 2013 is also not displaying the month, and there's no problems with it that I can see. Blaze_fire.png12.png 04:47, January 7, 2013 (UTC)

OH OKAY. Got it, thanks :D I'll be sure to fix the date parameters in the ones that have issues. Blaze_fire.png12.png 01:13, January 8, 2013 (UTC)
Oh, and will you be fixing these dates with your bot? Blaze_fire.png12.png 01:56, January 8, 2013 (UTC)
Well, I can tell you that you won't be needing 1, 2, 3, and 4, even so. I wish I knew about that earlier, would've saved me a lot of time. Ah well, thanks! :D Blaze_fire.png12.png 16:20, January 8, 2013 (UTC)
So glad it's finished! I'm glad because Chrome wouldn't load some of the pages near the end of some years. Blaze_fire.png12.png 18:24, January 11, 2013 (UTC)

RE[edit | edit source]

I don't really know what to tell ya. Unfortunately, I can't invest any significant amount of time into trying to get it to work, so you have two options:

  1. Get RSWiki to install this
  2. Ask Joey

I also think a different extension could be installed to make it work. I forgot its exact name, but it allowed implementation of 'this', allowing parsers to affect a page where they are transcluded from rather than on. But then again, an extension just for one thing seems kinda... I dunno selfish :/. I'd start off asking Joey. p.s. - It's his blurfday. MolMan 20:00, January 9, 2013 (UTC)

Never mind on 'this'. I found it (at mw:Extension:Parser Fun if you care) and it has limited use. MolMan 20:08, January 9, 2013 (UTC)

I also noticed you saying on Blazefire's talk about how #time won't parse in the #dpl; can I see a revision or maybe a snippet of code so I can try to fix it? MolMan 21:05, January 9, 2013 (UTC)

HA! I knew it'd be that :P. You can't use the regular pipe character at all inside parameters of dpl in parser form. You need to use the broken pipe as the escape character ¦. dpl thought you had a table row of {{#time:Y-m-j and saw %% as a fill for an unnamed parameter because of the pipe.
01:03, March 19, 2012

MolMan 21:13, January 9, 2013 (UTC)

Moved[edit | edit source]

DPLWeakness to User:Cåm/DPLWeakness. Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 20:40, January 10, 2013 (UTC)

Re: Son of Better pengLocations[edit | edit source]

Penguins and the bear used to repeat before the update that added Zanaris, Dorgesh-Kaan, and Keldagrim as possible spawns. Since then, there has been no regular pattern, although people still call the algorithm that selects locations "the pattern." The algorithm is a partially unanalyzable (so far) function that makes updating the locations programatically impossible. Penguins are found quickly each Wednesday by flooding w60 (or w71 as some prefer) with lots of people looking for them. --Saftzie (talk) 23:44, January 10, 2013 (UTC)

They're not completely random, just partially unanalyzable. After studying the new "pattern" for more than a year, some people can predict them with better than 80% accuracy. It's the other 20% that's the kicker. --Saftzie (talk) 10:27, January 11, 2013 (UTC)

Re: Clan ranks[edit | edit source]

Well, Blue Eyes's RfL was actually created seven minutes before thread closing. Nex didn't quite get it in but I decided to just look the other way since it was just a few minutes and he'd declared intent before the thread was closed. And yes, there was a person who mentioned this in the clan chat. That person would be me. --LiquidTalk 12:30, January 11, 2013 (UTC)

Yeah, the consensus on the thread was for sergeants to retain the ability to kick guests. --LiquidTalk 12:50, January 11, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Re:GIMP Issue[edit | edit source]

Thanks for the info, but Alpha Channel was already enabled before I trans'd it. It appears transparent when editing, but turns out white as a file on my computer. BrundtBro the Chieftain (talk) 03:22, January 12, 2013 (UTC)

RfC[edit | edit source]

I have absolutely no idea where to place the request for closures table and just stuck it under the yew groves for now. I'm also terrible with making tables, so any chance of you being willing to whip up what I want and looking nice? MolMan 17:00, January 12, 2013 (UTC)

Requests for closure shouldn't really be on the page as they're not discussions. I've added it to the page maintenance section for now until we can get more opinions. Ronan Talk 17:41, January 12, 2013 (UTC)
Well, they are discussions just not the closure part. I don't think any page that can be requested for closure won't belong in one of the other categories, and it just kinda bundles the ones that need the attention together. I also believe the one-stop-shop nature of RS:AD could leave all the other pages less visited including RfC which seems to be overlooked recently. Or maybe it's all just me. MolMan 17:56, January 12, 2013 (UTC)
Sounds worth a try, can you show me an example so I can see exactly? :P MolMan 18:39, January 13, 2013 (UTC)
Or is it just meant to be that text with no real change in aesthetics? What about also including one for each category having it only appear if there is one? Or is that over kill? MolMan 18:40, January 13, 2013 (UTC)
That's why I had [ Joey vandalise your page]. That and because of [,_close:_%27 this (which is now empty)]. MolMan 19:02, January 13, 2013 (UTC)

Re: Color/Colour[edit | edit source]

Thank you for the answer, and hurray for British spelling ^^ . And yes, in RuneScape British spelling is used. 17:42, January 15, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Edit summaries[edit | edit source]

Thanks for the comment, actually i wanted to remove that part, but i didn't notice that the edit that i had undone made that other line appear again. Which i would have removed if i saw it. I'll pay a little more attention next time. Dragon dagger.png AmoVos 18:38, January 15, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the comment, i will try to use more descriptive and clear summaries. Dragon dagger.png AmoVos 18:38, January 15, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Spaces in Headers[edit | edit source]

Sorry, Cam, I didn't realize i was leaving spaces in my headers 0_o I'll try not to.King Kolton9 (9 more options)  Choose OptionUser Page King Kolton9 (Level: 2993)Talk to King Kolton9Edit Count King Kolton9Chat at IRCMy Pages My SandboxMy Contributions 16:25, January 17, 2013 (UTC)

Skoll boots[edit | edit source]

get your facts straight

the charge did not vanish or i would not have posted that warning

it is still there if you get your boots back from the people so i would advise you not to reedit my thing again because i saw it with my own eyes  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) on 19:52, January 17, 2013‎.

ur pm[edit | edit source]

sorry i dont understand what you meant with your message -- could you maybe elaborate? . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 16:21, January 18, 2013 (UTC)

yes that was me ;) . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 16:44, January 18, 2013 (UTC)

Putting this here... dont know how to cite source [1]

RS:AD[edit | edit source]

The RS:AD page is messed up at the UOTM part. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 06:31, January 21, 2013 (UTC)

It wasn't for me before, but now it is after your latest update to the page (no offense) MolMan 01:34, January 24, 2013 (UTC)
S'all better again; tanky MolMan 01:44, January 24, 2013 (UTC)
Would you like to add RuneScape:Chat/Bot_requests to RS:AD? I hate editing that page tbh... ._. MolMan 12:46, January 24, 2013 (UTC)

Transclude[edit | edit source]

I transclude [[User:Cåm/Discussions|your page]] onto User:Blaze fire12/Home Page my own page. Recently there's some sort of a problem that chops off everything under Events Team membership. I don't know what it is, any idea? Blaze_fire.png12.png 01:03, January 25, 2013 (UTC)

Thank you! :D Blaze_fire.png12.png 01:30, January 25, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Dialogue formatting[edit | edit source]


Thank you for contacting me. I admit, I am a little heavy-handed with the collapsible feature (understatement). Strange as it may be, this type of editing gets my blood flowing and is the style I prefer.
My rationale for collapsing is to not assault readers all at once with a wall of text. Doronbol/dialogue is another great(?) example of my work, though my first project was Ashes. I know from experience how easy it is to break the buttons I toil over; on average, though I've only done two thus far, it takes me several hours to belt out one of "my" dialogue pages. On the Ashes page, "my" additions would stretch the page quite a bit and would only be relevant for interested parties. That way, viewers can skim through the section and decide whether they want to open up additional readings. My dialogue pages are the same way, though only people who want to read the pages in the first place will visit them. As you said, my style is probably leaning towards overkill.

I understand your concerns, though. Shall I switch over to your style for simplicity's sake, at least on the dialogue pages? I apologize if this message is too informal.

Jon Freeman (talk) 17:00, January 25, 2013 (UTC)

Hello again. I was working on a new dialogue page for Junior Cadet Bertol and I was wondering if I could ask you to take a look at it? It's in my Sandbox. I did not use any collapsing buttons this time, but I did have a lot of <span id>  tags to make reading the page easier (in my opinion). I borrowed the tags on Wizard Elriss/dialogue that would give me the indents and lines, but I believe you said it would only work on /dialogue pages. Thank you for your time.
Jon Freeman (talk) 22:37, January 30, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Signature[edit | edit source]

Thanks, i forgot to remove it. Dragon dagger.png AmoVos 17:31, January 25, 2013 (UTC)

Hi[edit | edit source]

Since I'm not 100% sure it was you and I'd rather not embarrass myself/waste my time by asking the entire question without knowing: Aren't you the one who requested the latest changes to the handheld/mobile mediawiki pages? If not, whom? MolMan 19:48, January 26, 2013 (UTC)

Well, I guess that what I have isn't truly a question... but anyways: Lately it's been crashing Safari on my iPod. The site stalls up then the browser crashes; however, it's only when it fully loads. If I stop it from fully loading, I can read any page just fine, but that's a hassle... Any fix/ideas? MolMan 20:45, January 26, 2013 (UTC)
Okay. Truth is, this iPod is a piece of shit (I wish there were a stronger word than "shit"); I wouldn't use it if I never lost my original iPod. It probably just decided to be like this recently as I believe it is a sentient device that hates me and probably blames me for the death of Jobs. This never happened before though and thus I decided to give my iPod the benefit of the doubt and to give you all of the blame, YOU EVIL MONSTER. It does this on literally every RuneScape wiki page; I haven't checked other wikis because this is the only wiki for which I care about updating myself on any sort of discussion as a tangent of my random readings. I'll check how other wikis later to see if it crashes there as well as trying other skins on the device. If I get the crashes elsewhere, I'll think about submitting a bug report (since wikiamobile sucks to begin with I'm not sure how much I actually care), but if it doesn't then I will continue to assume that there's some error in the code you've had added. Anyways, thanks for responding and I'm sorry for calling you an evil monster. No hard feels. Also that mediawikia page... idk. MolMan 21:41, January 26, 2013 (UTC)
Ya, but the page doesn't crash :P If you want a bigger SNAFU of wikiamobile, look at any item with an extensive amount of history on its exchange pages. MolMan 21:47, January 26, 2013 (UTC)
So here's the update: Remember how I said that it's out to get me? Well, the crashes are happening much less frequently now to the point where I don't think it's much of a problem. Are you happy iPod? I look silly in front of Cåm and now he thinks I'm some sorta crazy! Anyways, it didn't manage to crash on other wikis or other skins here; in fact, I was thinking it was weird that it wasn't crashing and thought I was complaining for nothing. Nonetheless it started happening again but much less frequently. So right now it's kinda a win-win-win: you win because you have nothing to actually worry about; I win because I can read up on discussions, etc without endless crashing; my iPod wins because it makes my eyes twitch just a little bit more. I'm just hoping I never sounded like the boy squirrel who cried wolf crash during this whole situation and that it the problem won't spike again. Thanks for responding to my queries and once again: I'm sorry for calling you an evil monster. MolMan 15:44, January 27, 2013 (UTC)

Adminship[edit | edit source]

I'm pleased to inform you that your RFA was successful. You can now:

  • Edit and move fully protected pages.
  • Protect and unprotect pages.
  • Use Special:Protectsite in extreme circumstances
  • Delete pages, including images, and their history.
  • View and restore deleted pages, including images, and their history.
  • Block and unblock users, IP addresses, and IP ranges.
  • Change the text and style of the interface by editing the pages in the MediaWiki namespace
  • Assign chatmoderator, rollback, and custodian permissions.
  • View Special:Unwatchedpages

Again, congratulations. If you need help on how to use any features, feel free to contact me on my talk page. Dtm142 (talk) 05:27, January 31, 2013 (UTC)

YAY![edit | edit source]

You are now a sysnub! Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 05:35, January 31, 2013 (UTC)

An imgur link of "imgYurs"... Is that some new thing they're doing? or is that some awesome friggen coincidence? MolMan 19:55, January 31, 2013 (UTC)

UOTM transclusion[edit | edit source]

Not complaining about any mishaps, just a thought:

Couldn't you change the page's transclusion with <onlyinclude> tags so that in the off chance that the entire UOTM page becomes transcluded and not hidden, only the importanty stuff is shown? I think we could just put the tag right before the candidates section because I assume that's where the #var stuff starts. I only ask because I'm not 100% sure.

Not like this is urgent or anything, but it crossed my mind earlier and I thought I might as well share it.

p.s. Take a look at your talk page; I may or may not appear to be obsessed with you. Take that statement as you will.

MolMan 14:33, February 2, 2013 (UTC)

I have no idea what you did, but it occasionally transcludes properly (just the little box with the names and count) on mobile now. Kudos. MolMan 17:34, February 9, 2013 (UTC)

re:re:searchsuggest[edit | edit source]

Sorry for the late response by the way. Just as a reminder, you said "Do I spy a search suggest script that might actually work properly? What do you plan to do with it?".

So basically, I'm making a JavaScript MediaWiki client. If you're unfamiliar with that term (you may be more familiar with the term "MediaWiki API wrapper"), it pretty much refers to a framework that makes it easier to call the MediaWiki API in x programming language e.g., pywikipediabot. I'm making one of those for client-side use on wikis e.g., in [[MediaWiki:Common.js]] and such. It's called Tundra. There's not a whole lot there right now, but I'm getting there. ;) (Also, there is documentation coming). That getSearchSuggestions code you saw was part of it.

But you probably wouldn't want to use that code on Wikia because it goes through MediaWiki's default search engine and you should use Wikia's search engine instead because it's a lot more polished and things.

Also, you are an admin now. *standard congratulatory message* Matt (t) 05:28, February 3, 2013 (UTC)

Deleting redirects[edit | edit source]

Instead of deleting them outright, might there be another page that would make sense to redirect to? I'm not sure myself, but it seems that something like "Ranged strength" would be a useful redirect to something. --LiquidTalk 02:31, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

Alright, I was just asking. --LiquidTalk 02:57, February 5, 2013 (UTC)
I'd leave them be. It's easier and redirects are cheap. --LiquidTalk 03:07, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

RuneScape:Discussions or whatever[edit | edit source]

I didn't think I would like the discussions page at first. I have this habit of going to the RC, holding Ctrl and clicking all the discussion links to open in new tabs, then glancing over each discussion and closing the tab. ._. However I wanted to say that I really like the discussions page, it's well-made and provides relief for my left pinky. (:

Also, I got 99 farming by planting an acorn ([2]) on July 30th, 2011. Apparently i had 66k acorns at that time - now I have 201k. :3= My baby troll's name is Acorn. I've only ever planted that one acorn. Btw, it died. Lol. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 03:20, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

Yeah. It can't hurt anything really. Also... Could you make it so the headers to each section link to something? Like when looking at the Active/Archived threads sections, there's no actual way to go to the main YG page except by clicking on one of the active/archived links and backtracking. <.< sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 03:35, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

targetz = blank[edit | edit source]

[ thar u go]. Links within spans that have either the class newwindowlink, _blank or _blanklink (or [ <code>blanklink</code>] if you forget the underscore). JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 14:31, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

Apparently, {{#NewWindowLink:|this}} shows up as {{#NewWindowLink:}}, and works as new window link. Could you change all links you changed to have the JS solution to have that #NewWindowLink: thing? Then I'll remove the JS thing. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:38, February 6, 2013 (UTC)

Lores Forum[edit | edit source]

Hey Cam,

Robo Hobo here, the lores community of RSOF has been rather bunched up in Future Updates over the years. And, as that forum continues to become more of a doomsday forum and sarcastic rants about sof/solomon, I think it would be very beneficial for the community if a Lores forum were to be made on RSOF. I've made a suggestion forum for this, and at the time of speaking we're at 64 supports, with possibly a clan giving full support soon. The wheels are turning behind the scenes, but we need to prove that there is a RuneScape Lores Community, and that the forum would be used.

So I ask, if you could help us by giving your support, and possibly telling others that you know whom would use it, or like the lore of the game, to help support by posting on it, and spreading the word.


~*~*~* Show your support, prove that RuneScape has a lore community *~*~*~

~*~*~* and deserves it's own sub-forum here at: 278-279-50-64220172 *~*~*~

Robo Hobo (talk) 02:00, February 7, 2013 (UTC)

You've been invited to my Max cape party![edit | edit source]

Change of date for Max cape party... please re-read. Bren's Max cape Party
Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 7:00PM EST
World 91 at Varrock East Bank
February 15 2013 00:00 UTC This message will be displayed if the timer does not show up (if you do not have javascript enabled on your browser, for example)

/bren/tc 20:58, February 14, 2013 (UTC)

Chat-pings[edit | edit source]

Use '\bcam\b', which works as regex. \b matches a border, like a space, period, dash, etc. So, that works perfectly for you. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:24, February 17, 2013 (UTC)

Template:Beta's RfD[edit | edit source]

You missed a spot. archives plox MolMan 14:49, February 18, 2013 (UTC)

RE[edit | edit source]

Pretend I made a really nice looking ASCII thumbs up. MolMan 00:17, February 20, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Stuff[edit | edit source]

Drat, sorry! I was planning to do it after starting GU/NPCs/Gnomes but I postponed that to today and forgot about the archaeologists. I'll do it asap. User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 13:03, February 20, 2013 (UTC)

Family Photo[edit | edit source]

The 1st of March is coming up. Please get your image in. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 01:50, February 26, 2013 (UTC)

It's the 1st of March. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 13:26, March 1, 2013 (UTC)

Scrapbook[edit | edit source]

So, on my home page forum archive DPL, something called "Forum:Cåm/Scrapbook 2" is coming up. Any idea what this is and how to remove it? Blaze_fire.png12.png 07:08, February 28, 2013 (UTC)

RE:RCH[edit | edit source]

Thanks for noticing/fixing that. I'd forgotten exactly how inArray worked and didn't really test it. Suppa chuppa Talk 00:39, March 1, 2013 (UTC)

2013 RSW Family Photo[edit | edit source]

The 2013 RSW Family Photo is in! Feel free to check it here! See you all again next year, svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 06:14, March 2, 2013 (UTC)

Spåm deletes[edit | edit source]

That is all. MolMan 03:14, March 3, 2013 (UTC)

Close obs image template RFD[edit | edit source]

You promised! And boldly delete the oldscreen template? MolMan 21:59, March 3, 2013 (UTC)

RuneScape:Active discussions[edit | edit source]

I saw you added th.uotm-user and th.uotm-tally to Common.css. The Tally header on RuneScape:Active discussions is still dark brown for some reason, and I can't figure out why. Fixing a misplaced quotation mark didn't seem to do anything. hlep --Iiii I I I 00:23, March 11, 2013 (UTC)

Yay! --Iiii I I I 22:16, March 11, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Forum Archives[edit | edit source]

That's awesome! Now I can remove one of my many DPLs from my page, lol Blaze_fire.png12.png 18:26, March 19, 2013 (UTC)

Subject of great importance (lore)[edit | edit source],16,710,64444133 Could you please archive this page before it's deleted or something? It would be great if you archived all FAQS, they serve as excellent sources. Magpie.pngHallowlandtalkWoodcutting-icon.png 02:38, March 20, 2013 (UTC)

Splitbark[edit | edit source]

Did I do that incorrectly?
Lexmechanic (talk) 17:59, March 21, 2013 (UTC)

Compression[edit | edit source]

None of the above. I am still using PNGgauntlet, everything is still being compressed and uploaded exactly the same way as before. The only difference is that I am doing it under a bot flag to prevent spam in RC. I figured since it requires no real human input, that I can compress images without needing a second look. MolMan 01:07, March 25, 2013 (UTC)

Sort of, but said human is only doing minimal input. It's just as much actual work to run AWB as it is to click that [Optimize!] button and then use Special:MultipleUpload. But yes, no actual script is running (unfortunately — I'd love for ImageOp back to be back). MolMan 02:24, March 25, 2013 (UTC)

Template:Forumheader[edit | edit source]

Can you change Template:Forumheader to add in "closure" and anything else it might be missing? sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 02:36, March 25, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks :3= sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 02:54, March 25, 2013 (UTC)

[edit | edit source]

I will try and find some time to do it before April 1st. I haven't downloaded PS on this new laptop (need to figure out how to transfer it and find the disc <.<) and I have a lot of stuff to do toward the end of this week (paper with 6 sources due 4/1, 11 people coming over to stay with us for the weekend, need to write an essay on why college is important to me for a scholarship -.-). Also what's wrong with my headers? sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 03:12, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

Oh, s'long as it's not my fault. ^-^ sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 03:34, March 27, 2013 (UTC)
Lmao, that made me lul. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 22:30, March 28, 2013 (UTC)

I accidentally uploaded it over yours, but how is this: [3]? It's kind of hard to read.. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 20:07, March 30, 2013 (UTC)

April Fools poll[edit | edit source]

Holy crap, I sound like I'm throwing a tantrum asking this, but can you use my poll for the main page? Or at the very least, add in the option that says "I use the Squeal of Fortune". It parodies how when Jagex did a "study" on players' perception of the wheel, they found that nearly everyone used their spins. This angered just about everyone because Jagex was under the assumption that acceptance and use of the wheel was equivalent to approval/enjoyment. Ya, a minor thing, but it think it's a key part of the satire. MolMan 17:37, March 31, 2013 (UTC)

I know, I just don't like that I'm the only one doing stuff with ideas... D: MolMan 19:06, March 31, 2013 (UTC)
I happened to stumble upon your post on Mol Man's talk page (which was auto-added to my watchlist when I posted there). I don't think you should deliberately post false statements on an encyclopedic page. Furthermore, Brassica Prime was never bound by the Edicts. Talk to meTHARKONMy adventurer's log 02:39, April 1, 2013 (UTC)
I hope you're kidding... MolMan 02:41, April 1, 2013 (UTC)

Jew[edit | edit source]

Are you Jewish? Weird question, I know; but it came up in a conversation. MolMan 19:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Wikia Summer Project?[edit | edit source]

Hey Cam!

So, I'm sure you're a busy person and all that, but I wanted to contact you and some other trusted users about a potentially cool opportunity. I know it's a little vague, but we're bound by secrecy.

Anyway, Wikia is working closely with game and entertainment creators/folk and, based on your active participation all over Wikia, we thought you'd be a great contributor. Are you open to working with us and other Wikia Community members in coming up with ideas for our programs? You'd be invited to join developer round-tables, co-author quizzes and other content, and maybe be invited to the Wikia offices in June (we would fly you out of course).

I know it's pretty vague, but I think it's a cool opportunity. If you're interested and think you can be free to travel around late may to early June, committing to some cool stuff this summer, and feel comfortable signing an Non-Disclosure Agreement and all that, then I can put you on our list of interested folk and we can be in touch with more details in the future.

Anyway, let me know when you can by shooting me an email to jorge[at]] Jorge <staff/>(profile)•(talk) 18:58, April 5, 2013 (UTC)

Active discussions[edit | edit source]

Thanks. Ronan Talk 13:07, April 6, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Phoenix Lair FIMG[edit | edit source]

Ha, its all good my friend! :). I came home a little drunk last night, and that event happened, and I thought it to be the greatest idea humankind has ever had in the history of ideas to post a picture of it. Good to be back, should be around for a bit. Thanks again for taking care of it. Cap and goggles.pngTEbuddy 16:21, April 6, 2013 (UTC)

js[edit | edit source]

You broke the wiki. []

That fixed the charm logs as well as the switchfobox (which I did not initially know was broken). MolMan 02:08, April 8, 2013 (UTC)

Chat bot fix[edit | edit source]

Ahoy Cam :)

When you're free, can you PM me in RSW chat so I can see if the chat bot will work for you on my test chat :)

Regards, Kris. Custodian crown.svgCblair91User crown.svg (9 more options)  Choose OptionUser Cblair91Talk to Cblair91Contributions Cblair91Achievements Cblair91Sandbox Cblair91Slayer LogSqueel of Fortune LogDaily Challenge LogMy Pages 14:37, April 9, 2013 (UTC)

WhatLinksHere[edit | edit source]

All of the links are for editing, can you make it not do this; i.e. the page title isn't a link to the page, it's a link to editing the page. MolMan 01:59, April 10, 2013 (UTC)

Busted differently now, the edit links don't work for redirects. The action given to them is ?redirect=no?action=edit rather than just ?action=edit or, at the very least, ?redirect=no&action=edit. MolMan 23:50, April 10, 2013 (UTC)

MediaWiki:Maintenance[edit | edit source]

Okay, so I'm currently trying implement the Special Page Report on my own wiki, and I copied and pasted both MediaWiki pages, yet it's not working. Any idea why? Blaze_fire.png12.png 05:57, April 11, 2013 (UTC)

Page 1 and Page 2 Blaze_fire.png12.png 12:10, April 11, 2013 (UTC)
After import and the force re-fresh with Ctrl+F5 or Shift+F5, still not working. The page it's implemented on is here. Blaze_fire.png12.png 15:01, April 11, 2013 (UTC)
Never mind. It's working. Thanks! Blaze_fire.png12.png 15:02, April 11, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks[edit | edit source]

No worries, I did manage to (rather clumsily) crack it with [{{NAMESPACEE}}:{{PAGENAMEE}}?action=purge purge] (the double Es are intended); I did have the feeling that there was a better way to do it. I'll use yours from now on, since it looks neater. Bluefire2  Choose OptionMy page Talk to me! Edit my sig pl0x Guestbook pl0xOil4 I made this 16:32, April 18, 2013 (UTC)

Well if you Google God letters, you might find the official RSwiki page, where they uploaded the God letter. And you can find the following message: "Warning The God Letters were written for fun and the information contained in them is not to be considered canon unless otherwise mentioned."If you want to check yourself, go here ;)[edit | edit source]

Oops seemed you were right!! I was mistaking, the header thing is possible! About the Postbag from the Hedge... I can't find that disclaimer.. so... those may be canon. But I remember Jagex staff saying somewhere that those too aren't Canonical. Btw, thanks for asking first, so I don't have to re-revert :3 . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 01:20, April 23, 2013 (UTC)[edit | edit source]

Btw, nice trivia about he header... never tried that, seemed a little spammy imo :P . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 01:23, April 23, 2013 (UTC)

Haha, yeah, it's a nice feature huge-ass headers :P
Oh, and... yeah I think it fits too, Guthix finding Gielinor 12000 years ago, but it's... from the god letters. And after I realized that Armadyl's alignment may not be Supreme Justice and that much of similar sections are not well sourced and sometimes look like it's made up... maybe I over-reacted? But a good lore cleanup would be awesome. . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 12:57, April 23, 2013 (UTC)

RE:Scratchpad Wiki[edit | edit source]

Re: Main Page I checked into what you mentioned above. You are, of course, correct: a lightbox pops up instead of taking one to the other wiki. As far as I can tell, there is no problem with the coding.

<gallery widths="200px" type="slideshow" position="center" hideaddbutton="true" navigation="true">
Lost-s-logo.png|link=w:c:lostspoilers|linktext=Lost Spoilers Wiki
Mem-beta-logo.png||link=w:c:memory-beta|linktext=Memory Beta (Non-canon Star Trek Wiki)
Narnia-logo.png|link=w:c:narnia|linktext=Narnia Wiki

Custodian crown.svgCblair91User crown.svg (9 more options)  Choose OptionUser Cblair91Talk to Cblair91Contributions Cblair91Achievements Cblair91Sandbox Cblair91Slayer LogSqueel of Fortune LogDaily Challenge LogMy Pages 08:50, April 25, 2013 (UTC)

I'll have to look into it later, because I have my lightboxes disabled currently :) But I will get it fixed just for you hun <3 Custodian crown.svgCblair91User crown.svg (9 more options)  Choose OptionUser Cblair91Talk to Cblair91Contributions Cblair91Achievements Cblair91Sandbox Cblair91Slayer LogSqueel of Fortune LogDaily Challenge LogMy Pages 13:08, April 25, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Harold[edit | edit source]

I figured. Still, an image without history is better than no image at all. May I ask, why did you delete it anyway? Okay, to make room for a move/merge. What move/merge was this [supposed to be]? User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 15:16, April 25, 2013 (UTC)

Stupid Wookia people. You forgot to close the nomination btw. I've done that for you now. <3 User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 15:28, April 25, 2013 (UTC)
I couldn't protect it of course. =3 User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 14:27, April 26, 2013 (UTC)

GE items not updated[edit | edit source]

Could you remind Ty of this and this... in the chat or something?   az talk   01:21, April 27, 2013 (UTC)

Religion[edit | edit source]

I agree, not necessary at all to cause offense. But when Jagex makes a reference (no matter if the religion is 'alive' or not), we should mention it too. That was all I was aiming for...and if that's not allowed.. we should remove all references. If we're merely speculating about links... that's against the rules based on speculation not being allowed. And with iffy things like the gods "alignments" we should be extra careful, not for outrage or offense's sake, but for correctness sake. If you listen to the most recent/first lore podcast, the God Emissaries also don't seem to give the real deal, necessarily. . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 19:31, May 3, 2013 (UTC)

Podomatic thing[edit | edit source]

So, a template's been created, I hear. If the ref to the video now works (as I used it in CiteGeneral (assuming you've read the entire discussion I had there)), can I please have it? =3 Thanks. User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 20:00, May 4, 2013 (UTC)

Brilliant, thanks. I'll go screw with it. =3 User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 06:14, May 5, 2013 (UTC)

Paramatars[edit | edit source]

{{subst:ucfirst:{{subst:#replace:{{subst:#dpl:namespace=Main|imageused={{subst:FULLPAGENAME}}|count=1|format=,%PAGE%}}|{{Extension DPL}}|}}}}

Should work for getting the first page (in alphabetical order of course) that uses the image on whose file page the code is substituted. It just pastes the raw name but feel free to add brackets. Leave the #replace so that files aren't listed as using DPL and leave the ucfirst so that whitespace is stripped.


Oops! That's now how you sign.

MolMan 15:41, May 11, 2013 (UTC)

RE:Admin report script[edit | edit source]

Very nice, good job. :3= I shall use it <3 sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 16:04, May 11, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Mess up[edit | edit source]

I feel stupid now... User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 06:58, May 12, 2013 (UTC)

RE:Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality. Open your eyes look up to the skies and see... I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy because I'm easy come, easy go a little high, little low. Anyway the[edit | edit source]

-.- Why. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 00:00, May 13, 2013 (UTC)

Forum:Special Page Report[edit | edit source]

Why did no one bring up having that script on Special:Specialpages? Is that possible? Also, why did I not notice you mention #NewWindowLink on there? >.> MolMan 23:34, May 13, 2013 (UTC)

Seriously, dude? I thought you were better than that.
FFS man. MolMan 23:46, May 13, 2013 (UTC)
Flashing mole gif (epilepsy?) MolMan 23:52, May 13, 2013 (UTC)
I was thinking next to the pages' links, but that's still pretty swagalastic. MolMan 23:45, May 14, 2013 (UTC)

Navboxes...they're quire complicated aren't they!? (Referring to the mistake I made to the Template:Gods-navbox. Sorry to bother you with that. And thanks for fixing it ;) While I was editing, and previewing it, I did see that I something not completely right.. or just plain wrong. Point being: I couldn't really figure it out. I tried re-editing it 5 or 6 times. Do you have any idea if you can quickly see it? Because it's a bit of shame if I keep messing edits up. I'm glad I got the hang of those 'wikitables', more or less. But these navboxes are a bit more tricky. Oops.. the title is a itty-bitty too long for normal standards, isn't it? I know it doesn't seem like I care, because I just keep going, but that's not it. ... really. In a way I do like it. As well as just rattling on and on in.. you know: ...just kept talking in one long.. incredibly unbroken sentence movi­ng from topic to topic so that no-one h­ad the chance to interrupt it... 'twas rea­lly quite hypnotic! ... -notic... -notic... -notic.. xD xD You know why?[edit | edit source]

Hah! You taught me that ;) . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 21:35, May 14, 2013 (UTC)

Btw.. what do you think of the addition to the template, with the distinction between Elder Gods I made? I also propose to change it again as soon as we know where to place the gods on their respective tiers. . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 21:35, May 14, 2013 (UTC)

yes, I'm not happy about that either, and I normally copy working bits too... guess my dyslexia 9?) got the better of me today :P
And about the younger gods thingy.. yeah, I don't like it either, that much. But idk how to make it better much :P See [User:Leon_Art/New#The_Seven_tiers_of_Godhood|this]] maybe you have an idea ? . . . Yours, This user admires the Void Knights. Who aim to maintain Gielinor's Equilibrium. Enquidou Talk This user likes to do Quests and genuinely loves the story line; lore is his love! . . 22:37, May 14, 2013 (UTC)

Re: Bird's nest logs[edit | edit source]

Yes, I could update the AmauriceBot. I've added a more detailed response to the Forum:Bird's nest Loot Log post, and added the forum post to my watch list. Smile Amaurice talk 08:12, May 15, 2013 (UTC)

Template:Countdown[edit | edit source]

After your edit to MediaWiki:Common.js/countdowntimer.js‎, Template:Countdown stopped working. Fix please?   az talk   01:54, May 18, 2013 (UTC)

Broken images[edit | edit source]

Did you just have a short list of broken images for yourself? Or did you use some method with a bot? Cook told me about a neat little method that could run a test for broken images and perhaps you have/could code it. MolMan 12:31, May 18, 2013 (UTC)

Have the bot use the API to check the file's path. If it's 404'd, then ummm.... it's 404'd. MolMan 12:52, May 18, 2013 (UTC)
No idea. You'll have to interrogate him. MolMan 13:07, May 18, 2013 (UTC)

Documentation[edit | edit source]

Okay so the Template:Documentation links to the useless /doc so that in cases of navboxes and userboxes, it will link to the navbox and userbox /doc instantly instead of having to create a documentation for each of them. Blaze_fire.png12.png 15:37, May 31, 2013 (UTC)