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re:Found your helm[edit source]


Also, while I'm here, first! Neitiznot  Choose OptionMy userpage Talk to me! Spam goes here Sign here! 19:26, March 4, 2014 (UTC)

This one is better. Neitiznot  Choose OptionMy userpage Talk to me! Spam goes here Sign here! 19:29, March 4, 2014 (UTC)

Re: AmauriceBot not updating hiscores[edit source]

It looks like the Bot tried updating until the February 28th, but your user page was still requesting the highscores for the user "SburbanRever", which did not exist. The Bot tries for just over a week and if it failed every day for a user page, it stops try and add the page to it's dead list.

I see that you changed you user page to refer to "ThePsionic" on March 2nd, which does exist, so I will remove your user page from the dead list so it should update the next run today. Smile Amaurice talk 19:31, March 4, 2014 (UTC)

gif -> png[edit source]

Are you just saving the .gifs and saving them as .pngs? svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 21:18, March 11, 2014 (UTC)

Re:My sig[edit source]

That's fine. Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 12:07, March 13, 2014 (UTC)

Re: Purges[edit source]

All done. — Jr Mime (talk) 20:43, March 13, 2014 (UTC)

Re:hmm[edit source]

ℋℳℳ -- Recent uploads SpineTalkGuest book 22:21, March 16, 2014 (UTC)

Signature[edit source]

In my user preferences, this is what I have:

Now, for my signature, I have this:

Now, the {{{1|}}} is replaced by {{SUBST:CURRENTTIME}} {{SUBST:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{SUBST:CURRENTDAY}}, {{SUBST:CURRENTYEAR}} (UTC) in my signature.

So I'd suggest you do
<span style="color:#416600;">{{{1|}}}-{{{2|}}}-{{{3|}}}</span><br><span style="color:#416600;">{{{4|}}} UTC </span>

and have
{{Template:Signatures/Everystat13|{{CURRENTDAY2}}|{{CURRENTMONTH}}|{{CURRENTYEAR}}{{CURRENTTIME}} (UTC)}} in your user preferences. Try it out.

 ChaoticShadow Zaros symbol.png  Talk  Guest book  Sandbox  Contribs   23:03 March 16, 2014 (UTC)  

{{Template:Signatures/Everystat13|{{SUBST:CURRENTDAY2}}|{{SUBST:CURRENTMONTH}}|{{SUBST:CURRENTYEAR}}|{{SUBST:CURRENTTIME}}}} try this in your user preferences, I tested it out, it works.
 ChaoticShadow Zaros symbol.png  Talk  Guest book  Sandbox  Contribs   23:19 March 16, 2014 (UTC)  

re:switch template being poopy[edit source]

If you want me to help you, you really have to be more specific. What exactly is going wrong? JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 14:53, March 17, 2014 (UTC)

The problem was the | you put before the styles. If you want to style a whole row, you shouldn't put a | before it, otherwise it'll assume the thing after the | is a seperate cell. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 15:04, March 17, 2014 (UTC)

Untitled[edit source]

gtfo pls User talk:InvalidCards.png: RS3 Inventory image of User talk:InvalidCards InvalidCards Special:Contributions/InvalidCards.png: RS3 Inventory image of Special:Contributions/InvalidCards 19:33, March 28, 2014 (UTC)

psi[edit source]

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 05:40, April 9, 2014 (UTC)

I was up at 7:40, that's not that early. I have to take the bus at 7:50 (which I missed)... Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 12:15, April 9, 2014 (UTC)
je moeder Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 12:27, April 9, 2014 (UTC)

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 06:32, April 10, 2014 (UTC)

hoi Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 20:19, April 27, 2014 (UTC)

leef jij nog Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 20:57, June 8, 2014 (UTC)

r u ded MolMan 23:16, June 12, 2014 (UTC)

HeWhoWelds (talk) 18:54, September 19, 2014 (UTC)¡E1ʇɐʇsʎɹǝʌ3 'uʍop ǝpısdn ǝɹ,noʎ 'ou

re:[edit source]

The woes of accidentally typing "bluevaluebox" instead of "BlueValueBox".

ffs Matt (t) 23:08, September 30, 2014 (UTC)

RE:[edit source]

wat β (t&c)Oil4 I made this 08:07, October 12, 2014 (UTC)

Re: haidro[edit source]

Nope from hydro HaidroH rune.pngEagle feather 3.pngCandle (blood red).png 1XqyDNM.png Crystal triskelion fragment 3.pngHazelmere's signet ring.png 21:19, October 25, 2014 (UTC)

Your RfCM[edit source]

It is my pleasure to inform you that your RfCM has been successful :) If you have any questions about your tools and how to use them, feel free to post on my talk page. cqm 00:23, 1 Nov 2014 (UTC) (UTC)

RE[edit source]

k MolMan 12:27, November 6, 2014 (UTC)

It's a problem with wikia. Cam said he had a fix, it's just not deployed yet. MolMan 00:31, November 8, 2014 (UTC)
Bugging him doesn't help... just leave the issue be. MolMan 00:36, November 8, 2014 (UTC)
Unfortunately I'm waiting on a code review by Wikia's API devs and have been since April (yes I know that's 7 months ago). I can't say I'm too impressed at having to wait a year for it to still not be fixed, especially seeing as it took several months to even make it into the bug tracker. cqm 00:51, 8 Nov 2014 (UTC) (UTC)

Re:Welcome[edit source]

[email protected] --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 19:39, November 10, 2014 (UTC)

Y u add!?!?!?!? --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 19:42, November 10, 2014 (UTC)
?????? --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 19:43, November 10, 2014 (UTC)

Noting dg items[edit source]

You were curious so here's a vid showing noting smuggled items at end:

--Jlun2 (talk) 05:07, November 14, 2014 (UTC)

You dip[edit source]

You've removed the autosorting twice. You add it back in this time. MolMan 22:42, November 19, 2014 (UTC) MolMan 22:48, November 19, 2014 (UTC)
Not an issue right now. And the data itself shouldn't get anywhere near 2mb. I did some estimate calculations and it's looking like 30K items the way we have it set up will be ~1.2mb. It's the post-expand include size on User:InvalidCards/i that might be the problem. Currently, it's at 104kb with ~900 items. MolMan 22:58, November 19, 2014 (UTC)


You could make a second list of tables to read off of for the big list. Create a new variable called something like data_tables_all that will hold only the tables you want to have display on your /i page. Also, if you decide to do that, you can do it without index keys; e.g.
local data_tables_all = {


You'll then need to change the function at the bottom to:
function all_tables()
	local ret_table = {}
	local function comp(a,b)
		return a[1] < b[1]
	for j, w in ipairs(data_tables_all) do
		for i, v in ipairs(w) do
			ret_table[#ret_table+1] = v
	return ret_table


The first table will still need to keep the ['Sort keys'], though. Because it still has to read parameters and check if a table for them exists. MolMan 23:13, November 19, 2014 (UTC)


I botched the code a little; fixed. MolMan 23:24, November 19, 2014 (UTC)
"or of which is unsure whether it is a glitch item or not."
Interesting grammar. MolMan 23:25, November 19, 2014 (UTC)
I know how to outdent. I was making fun of you to myself for resetting the indent after 3 responses. MolMan 23:58, November 19, 2014 (UTC)

MolMan 14:23, November 20, 2014 (UTC)

RS:DEU[edit source]

Don't edit your own user pages. I will have you blocked. MolMan 14:58, November 26, 2014 (UTC)

Please...use...think...the...look...user so.
luv u tomMolMan 15:04, November 26, 2014 (UTC)

a template for you[edit source]

For inventory sprites place this on description:
{{Inventory license|{{subst:#sub:{{subst:PAGENAME}}|0|-4}}}}
For diis use this:
{{DII license|{{subst:#sub:{{subst:PAGENAME}}|0|-11}}}}
--Jlun2 (talk) 11:53, November 28, 2014 (UTC)

Re:Wow[edit source]

Haha thanks! I had to make up for lost time this year. I'll wear that title with pride! ɳex undique 18:41, November 30, 2014 (UTC)

pls[edit source] Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 11:58, December 1, 2014 (UTC)

Fucking buggy? Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 12:12, December 1, 2014 (UTC)

pls upload File:Dwarven instinct aura.png Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 12:26, December 1, 2014 (UTC)

Updated task table[edit source]

Hi! I updated the tasks table on my userpage. The completed tasks are better now. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 11:20, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

It looks better when it is centered indeed. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 11:29, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

RE:SkillAchievement[edit source]

See my talkpage for my replies. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 14:03, December 11, 2014 (UTC)

I just noticed we forgot about Dungeoneering, it has levels after 99. Currently if you fill in a level beyond 99 it will not show the 99 dunge cape (or shard). Do you have a (quick) fix for this? Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 14:47, December 12, 2014 (UTC)
Nvm, I fixed it :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 18:52, December 12, 2014 (UTC)
I discovered Template:Hiscore, so I had to use this for the template. You can get the level and XP from the HiScores! :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 13:13, December 15, 2014 (UTC)

RE[edit source]

It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

^ That's a total crock of bullshit, just saying. MolMan 02:26, December 12, 2014 (UTC)

No. They're retarded. They have the answers hidden in plain sight. MolMan 14:32, December 12, 2014 (UTC)

Re:Biscuits[edit source]

Unfortunately not, the new biscuits added up puts my count to a total of 60. Sorry I can't be of more assistance. Achievements Coelacanth0794 Talk Contribs 20:07, December 17, 2014 (UTC)

T:SkillAchievement reworked[edit source]

Just letting you know: I reworked the User:Salix/SkillAchievement|skill achievement template. Some dunge, skill shard and xp issues are fixed now. :) It also does not use any of its subpages anymore now. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 17:03, January 7, 2015 (UTC)

EDIT: Detail. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 17:04, January 7, 2015 (UTC)
I'll fix that. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 19:10, January 7, 2015 (UTC)
Fixed! Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 19:14, January 7, 2015 (UTC)
I reworked it again and now it doesn't require "namelvl" anymore instead "name" became required instead of optional. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 12:45, January 8, 2015 (UTC)

T:SkillAchievementTable[edit source]

I made a template for the table so you only need:


Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 13:49, January 8, 2015 (UTC)

T:SkillAchievementTable updated[edit source]

Hi, I updated the SA table template so show some more stuff, f.i. a comp cape, quest cape etc. And instead of showing the max cape it will show the highest possible milestone cape now. Tell me what you think of it. Also there's a handy test page to quickly test/see stuff with it: my sandbox. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 16:30, January 11, 2015 (UTC)

The milestone capes broke it, so I removed those and it will show Max cape instead again. But now it's required to use the comped param, in your case set to no. (As is my case btw :P) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 00:43, January 12, 2015 (UTC)
Nvm, it's not required to use the comp param. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 01:28, January 12, 2015 (UTC)

T:SkillAchievementTable question[edit source]

Should I remove the expert cape for each single skillachievement or should it stay? Because the expert cape itself is already shown in the table. The shard would stay ofcourse. What are your thoughts about this? Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 02:56, January 12, 2015 (UTC)

CompCapeReqs template[edit source]

I don't know if you're interested, but I made a template for the Comp cape requirements: User:Salix/CompCapeReqs. Documentation is included. Trimmed comp cape reqs are not included, I'm working on a seperate template for those, User:Salix/TrimmedCompCapeReqs. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 15:11, January 19, 2015 (UTC)

I finished the Trimmed Comp Cape Reqs template. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 02:30, January 22, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Comp cape reqs[edit source]

Those are not mentioned on the Comp Cape page. Because you need to use piety during Nomad's Requiem and you unlock piety after Camelot training room. And Curse of Zaros is needed for getting all kudos at Varrock museum. And it is only 17 recipes in the shop? I may have misread that one. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 22:39, January 20, 2015 (UTC)

Apparently there are 26 recipes (just checked), I forgot 4 of them >.< but I had 22 (should be 26) because that's the total of recipes including the ones from Daemonheim. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 22:43, January 20, 2015 (UTC)

Tasks table template[edit source]

If you're interested: I made a template of that Tasks table: Tasks template. And I don't know if you're going for the Reaper title, but I made a template for that as well: Bosses template. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 06:38, January 24, 2015 (UTC)

Comp Cape Reqs update: Tarn's diary[edit source]

I added Tarn's diary to the Comp Cape Reqs list so add the following:

|tarn's diary obtained = no/yes
|tarn's diary note =

Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 23:37, February 4, 2015 (UTC)

You're right. I forgot the first memory is unlocked during the quest. I'll fix that. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 07:01, February 5, 2015 (UTC)
Fixed. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 08:49, February 5, 2015 (UTC)

Namechanges[edit source]

You can do it much easier, just define a var:


and then use


. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 14:24, February 10, 2015 (UTC)

Freefall wings concept art[edit source]

Where did you find the concept art for the freefall wings? As the same source could help with finding the other concept art for the other 3 recently released wings. pjJ4pBM.png Abyssal vine whip.png 17:40, February 10, 2015 (UTC)

And don't forget to add Category:Concept art! :) User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 13:59, February 13, 2015 (UTC)

Trade floor guards[edit source]

Regarding this, in which room did you lock them up? To my knowledge, only one or two of the four rooms work: to keep the guards there, they must be able to run north and south at will. The other rooms only have a single square available next to the door, making them unable to move, which will make them 'teleport' back to their initial spawn point after a while (and this has always been the case). IP83.101.44.209 (talk) 04:33, March 14, 2015 (UTC)

Comp Cape reqs updated[edit source]

I updated Comp Cape reqs with the new quest. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 21:28, March 23, 2015 (UTC)

I updated it again with the Prawn perks from the Aquarium update. Add this at the end of the template:
|aquarium prawn perks collected = no/yes
|aquarium prawn perks note =
Btw I saw you made your own skills and tasks template, they look very nice. :)
But are you still happy with the Comp template? Or should I stop bothering you about it? Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 16:14, April 20, 2015 (UTC)

Re: scan[edit source]

I saw this message of yours; the Zanaris scan map can be found here. Direct link: Map:Zanaris scan. IP83.101.44.209 (talk) 03:44, March 29, 2015 (UTC)

Looks like I completely misunderstood then; sorry. IP83.101.44.209 (talk) 09:27, March 29, 2015 (UTC)

unban[edit source]

i was talking with not u  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Cerdant (talk) on 11:13, April 3, 2015 (UTC).

chatban[edit source]


noticed you are not answering my questions and u are not clv fuck tard MolMan 12:26, April 3, 2015 (UTC)

Re:plz[edit source]

Hence this. I'm silly. User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 12:40, April 5, 2015 (UTC)

Demon's gallery[edit source]

I guess you already saw it... but the question marks you added, screwed up the images a bit ;) . . . 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! . . 11:31, April 7, 2015 (UTC)

Okay :3 Haha, where did you get that idea from? . . . 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! . . 19:40, April 7, 2015 (UTC)
Haha, you're awesome ;) But I do see a little potential problem. Does the amount of completed tasks automatically make it get easy/medium/hard/elite? Because, for instance, until this morning, I had all Deamonheim tasks done, except for the Fully upgraded class task: this meant I only had a tier 2 aura, while I had much more tasks done. Just putting that out there :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! . . 10:44, April 9, 2015 (UTC)
Ah... wow, well you thought of everything I guess :3 Well done! . . . 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! . . 17:37, April 10, 2015 (UTC)

e-mail[edit source]

Check it and get back to me :) Ronan Talk 00:31, April 10, 2015 (UTC)

Also check these trips:
MolMan 00:34, April 10, 2015 (UTC)

Twitter[edit source]

When including links in tweets, don't forget to use a URL shortener such as or similar to save those scarce characters Ronan Talk 18:28, April 11, 2015 (UTC)

Fergie is Chief Supreme Manager of Headers for us Ronan Talk 21:22, April 15, 2015 (UTC)

RE:Twitter header[edit source]

Done. (: sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 20:42, April 16, 2015 (UTC)

Don't forget to sign your tweets, even if they're just comments replying to others. (: sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 20:34, April 27, 2015 (UTC)
I'm aware. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 18:23, May 1, 2015 (UTC)
Mk, wasn't sure but thought it would be you since you are the newest. I will go find someone else to nag. (: sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 22:44, May 1, 2015 (UTC)

New guide[edit source]

I want to create a new guides, about leveling up in Burthorpe. What should be the format, and is there any maintenance template? What should it be named? --

 Utkar ▸ 

14:14, April 20, 2015 (UTC)

tweeter[edit source]

Hey, seeing as you're the most active tweeter on the rswiki account, is there a chance you could advertise the Events Team things more often? With the exception of Gaz today, the recent ones haven't been tweeted at all. Much appreciated if you can :D Star Talk ayy lmao ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) 19:58, May 2, 2015 (UTC)

Thank u very much ^-^ Star Talk ayy lmao ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) 21:09, May 2, 2015 (UTC)

Elite clue scan[edit source]

Are you still planning on uploading this image? It has been broken for a few days now. IP83.101.44.209 (talk) 03:32, May 9, 2015 (UTC)

RE[edit source]

It's not discussion, it's just retarded. So it's fine to remove it. MolMan 22:13, June 2, 2015 (UTC)

untrim slay cape request[edit source]

Can you please get a dii of untrim slay, hooded untrim slay, and also the equip of "Retro hooded slayer cape"? --Jlun2 (talk) 16:52, June 28, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Rfd[edit source]

True... I forgot about redirects :P Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 13:34, July 13, 2015 (UTC)

My signature[edit source]

Hey Psi, ik had 'm al gefixt, ik had er per ongeluk nog een groepje apostrophs buiten staan, die inmiddels al verwijderd zijn. ;) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 21:35, July 16, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Location links[edit source]

Yes something like that, but then specifically made for locations just like songs have their own {{Music link}}. So essentially what you wrote but then:

{{Location link}}

for easier use. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 15:24, July 17, 2015 (UTC)

That's why I poked the guy who deleted it. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 16:53, July 17, 2015 (UTC)

Am I Scottish?[edit source]

I prefer the term Albannach but aye What I've done Ciphrius Kane Talk 17:49, July 18, 2015 (UTC)

I can't title my posts[edit source]

Are you kidding me? You first encourage drug use then ban me for an hour for calling you out on it? Some admin you are. Paul Z 18:14, July 20, 2015 (UTC)

"Take a chill pill" is encouraging consumption of illicit substances. You banned me without due cause. Your chat icon is that of an admin in clans, hence why I said you were a lousy admin. Clearly, you're simply a lousy chat moderator. Paul Z 18:19, July 20, 2015 (UTC)
L MolMan 18:21, July 20, 2015 (UTC)

lalalalalala[edit source]

It really is; you're too ignorant to realise you're exerting unfair leverage in a situation which doesn't even concern you. Paul Z 18:25, July 20, 2015 (UTC)

The troll is strong with this one, yes. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 22:52, July 20, 2015 (UTC)

Re: pinwin[edit source]

Predictions and JavaScript. --Saftzie (talk) 00:52, July 22, 2015 (UTC)

Banned for a civil exchange of statements?[edit source]

The fuck is wrong with you? It must be the fact that you're Dutch, thus you have a different set of cultural values from North Americans. Defending bronies - grown-ass men watching a show meant for little girls - then banning me for explaining how they're legitimately mentally ill? Get some fucking common sense for Christ's sake and learn to properly moderate a discussion. Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely, and you're the prime example of that. Paul Z 15:43, July 22, 2015 (UTC)

Isn't America the land of the free' tho... Zaros symbol.png KDanger Talk 16:29, July 22, 2015 (UTC)

Ice cream[edit source]

Not sure what flavour(s) you like, so have a bunch:
X3OQeoh.png rmzGazT.png g49s2Jg.jpg pSkB4vh.jpg wGHGaHf.jpg JKN4T9a.jpg

Enjoy Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 16:02, July 22, 2015 (UTC)

Project[edit source]

Hi ThePsionic,

I'm interested in helping with the monster data project.

All Over1 (talk) 09:35, August 22, 2015 (UTC)

Project[edit source]

Hi ThePsionic,

I'm interested in helping with the monster data project. I got a lot of free time and have personally had some trouble using the bestiary. I'd love to help out and give back to what has given me so much :) -EDMPlaylist

EDMPlaylist (talk) 18:11, August 22, 2015 (UTC)

Gratz![edit source]

Gratz with the 99 divination! Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 00:23, August 26, 2015 (UTC)

Re: Oh my god[edit source]

ikr... Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 14:30, September 1, 2015 (UTC)

Re: Gratz[edit source]

Thank you! =D Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 17:45, September 10, 2015 (UTC)

Paul Walker[edit source]

Paul walker page was a legit page??? [1]  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) on September 12, 2015, 10:47 UTC.

what the fuck[edit source]

where is my hilite?

a[href="/wiki/User:The_Mol_Man"] { color:#990044; }

??????????????????????? MolMan 13:55, September 17, 2015 (UTC)

I'll have you know I haven't pooped myself in over 7 years. MolMan 14:00, September 17, 2015 (UTC)

what the heck[edit source]

/* Fix 5-x's contrib link */

??????????????????????? 5-x Talk 15:23, September 17, 2015 (UTC)

I'm not asking about how, I'm asking about why? 5-x Talk 15:30, September 17, 2015 (UTC)

Merging[edit source]

[[:File:Elidmap.png|Now go and undelete the old revisions, please.]] It's a merge of new file and old. Sorry, I assumed that it would be Dro or Coel that would get around to that file first. Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 21:09, October 4, 2015 (UTC)

Poke[edit source]

RS:AR Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 14:45, October 6, 2015 (UTC)

RE:navbox[edit source]

eDUtuQI.jpg Korasi's sword.png Archmage Elune  TalkHS Void knight deflector.png fetus is my son and I love him. 18:10, October 7, 2015 (UTC)

Fate of the Gods II Image[edit source]

Can I not make the image larger? It's pretty small, and most other quest pages images are larger. MahjarratInfo101 01:43, October 10, 2015 (UTC)

RE:[edit source]

Coz I'm nuts. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 15:19, November 9, 2015 (UTC)

Congratulations[edit source]

I just saw that you are an admin!

 Utkar ▸ 

09:18, November 22, 2015 (UTC)

PTS Approved List[edit source]

Just thought you might want to know you're approved to edit the News/Updates section of the Project Template Spruce page, if you ever need to. --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 16:20, November 23, 2015 (UTC)

Imgur crashes my ipod whenever I try to load a page from there currently, could you please tell me what is? I'll try my best and fix it, whatever it is. ^-^ --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 14:04, November 24, 2015 (UTC)
Oh! Thanks, heheh. I noticed that when I put it up there. I'll try and specify it. --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 14:06, November 24, 2015 (UTC)

Question?[edit source]

What do you think of this thing I made? Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 20:23, November 24, 2015 (UTC)

I've incorporated your feedback, what do you think of it now? :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 22:07, November 24, 2015 (UTC)

You're invited![edit source]

To my 120 Runecrafting party. It's finally happening.


Runecrafting Guild

What world?

World 46


~ US ~

PST: 2:00 PM on 5-Dec
MST: 3:00 PM on 5-Dec
CST: 4:00 PM on 5-Dec
EST: 5:00PM on 5-Dec

~ Europe ~

UTC/GMT: 10:00PM on 5-Dec
BST: 11:00 PM on 5-Dec

~ Australia ~

AWST: 6:00 AM on 6-Dec
ACST: 7:30 AM on 6-Dec
AEST: 8:00 AM on 6-Dec
ACDT: 8:30 AM on 6-Dec
AEDT: 9:00 AM on 6-Dec

Thanks for coming if you can, /bren/tc 04:04, November 29, 2015 (UTC)

Edit: Change of date, also fixed some Australian timezones from PM to AM. /bren/tc 22:14, December 3, 2015 (UTC)

Merry Christmas![edit | edit source]

Tis the season!
Merry Holidays!
I'm dreaming of a scape christmas :)

Have a Happy Holiday this Wintumber season! I hope it's filled with lots of cheer, 'nogg, gainz, cabbages, miracles, and other things that make the holidays so magical! :) And a "Beep Boop" From ScuzzBot as well! --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png

I wont be here on christmas, so have an early greeting! :) --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 16:24, December 21, 2015 (UTC)

Achievements[edit source]

I was wondering why that was like it was, thanks for pointing it out :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 09:20, January 6, 2016 (UTC)

Userpage[edit source]

Hey! Everything good?

Considering my user page is something personal, but reading the FAQ that I couldn't make player pages, is there any problem if I write my personal user page with fictional things about my RuneScape character, pictures or anything like that? Just want to make sure I'm not breaking any rules.


Yellow Ledbetter (talk) 03:13, January 22, 2016 (UTC)

Re: Refined components[edit source]

I have some but I don't have them unlocked so they're faded out. Will update the image when I unlock them (come on inspiration!) -Shaun Dreclintalk 22:01, January 26, 2016 (UTC)

Re: Cresbot & invention[edit source]

I just did, and then realised the xp for each level is different and the max level is different as well. It looks like it'll need a rethink on how we display the total level and store the associated data at which point I'll figure out how to implement that in Cresbot. cqm 11:42, 27 Jan 2016 (UTC) (UTC)

lol[edit source]

lol, capescape :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 22:59, February 20, 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for choosing CapeScape Airlines, have a pleasant flight :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 00:27, February 21, 2016 (UTC)

Re: Exchange pages & module icons[edit source]

Gaz is sort of correct, but there's a history to why we've ended up in this situation which is kind of dull and boils down to Forum:Change to Exchange icons never being fully implemented. For some reason furniture retained the original rule in RS:IMG where the flatpack icon kept it's suffix, although some images were moved to icon.

Are you able to finish moving the images as that forum set out? It'd be nice to be able to remove icons from exchange modules, but I haven't because they're sort of still required if I were to fix the bug as it stands. cqm 16:43, 23 Feb 2016 (UTC) (UTC)

Icons[edit source]

Flamebearer, I thought of a way to make your work easier, Template:Iconlink :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 12:11, February 24, 2016 (UTC)

RE: Theory[edit source]

Nice theory, it even seems plausible :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 17:09, February 27, 2016 (UTC)

RE: ftfy[edit source]

Thanks! But I needed to delete that one anyways, nothing linked to it :P. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 00:54, February 29, 2016 (UTC)

RE:Second person that asks that :P[edit source]

Like I replied to Jlun, I'll rename it till the actual name of the promotion is revealed. Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 17:30, March 2, 2016 (UTC)

RE:DT Variant template[edit source]

I imagine this would be something like {{Dgvariant}}, but that would require all the DT bosses to have the following formatted name: "Monster (Dominion Tower)" or something like that. However I already see issues with bosses that are combined in DT, like Flambeed, Agrith-Na-Na and Dessourt and etc. So I guess I'll have to make it smarter than that ;). Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 08:47, March 3, 2016 (UTC)

I know they will get seperate pages. Is there already a boss with a seperate DT page that I can test it with? Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 08:54, March 3, 2016 (UTC)
Yup. :) I couldn't just copy and pasta the Dgvariant, because Daemonheim doesn't have a space and Dominion Tower does, so I had to be creative. ;) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 09:15, March 3, 2016 (UTC)
It will now also work for the combined DT boss and seperate quest bosses of that combined DT boss. See {{DTvariant/doc}} for how to fill in the template for those cases. :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 09:34, March 3, 2016 (UTC)

DT monster stats[edit source]

Hi! Unfortunately, nearly all Dominion Tower monsters aren't found on the actual bestiary, so we're missing lifepoints and skill stats. I can still get levels and armour and weakness and all the other good stuff from the cache (you can see that yourself at, but currently no bestiary stuff. Kinda sucks, but at least lifepoints are something that someone (maybe you?!) could just go through and do a couple hours of DT/rumble/etc and note down the lifepoints. Note that there are often differences between rumble and regular DT versions of monsters. ʞooɔ 00:29, March 4, 2016 (UTC)

Life points and skill stats should only differ for phased monsters (e.g. Koschei, who only appears in his final form in rumble). The main difference between rumble and regular is that most of the special attacks aren't used. The only other major difference I can think of is that Char isn't affected by her usual damage cap, but I think that's serverside anyway. MolMan 00:34, March 4, 2016 (UTC)

Something something Dominion Tower[edit source]

So, why did you decide to plan to split every Dominion Tower boss into a separate page for that version, like you did for Nomad (Dominion Tower)? I thought that all versions of a monster belong on the same page.

Neutralino (talk) 20:12, March 4, 2016 (UTC)

Interesting. I see how granularity can be worked with and around.

That being said, I'd be happy to investigate the DT bosses. It's one of my favorite activities, so I'll help.

Neutralino (talk) 21:28, March 4, 2016 (UTC)

AWB Usage[edit source]

  1. Please fix the contributions of your bot. I'm not sure what it was meant to do, but whatever regex you used is severely broken. I've never seen any bot break this badly, and managing to violate RS:DDD in the process.
  2. Please read over RS:AWB, specifically the regulations which your bot does not comply with due to it's redirect talk page (completely unsuitable for an AWB account) and the fact that the shutdown link is for the incorrect account.

If you need any help with regexes please ask in the future, or at the very least make a number of test edits before running a task of this magnitude. Remember that you are responsible for any and all edits made by your accounts. cqm 00:42, 6 Mar 2016 (UTC) (UTC)

I was right! =D[edit source]

I was right!!!! The name of the promotion is literally: "Nimble and Fletcher's outfits"! LOL I was right! =D Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 18:24, March 9, 2016 (UTC)

Link Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 18:25, March 9, 2016 (UTC)

Something about puzzle boxes[edit source]

Hey but why not just move it to the proper spot instead of completely deleting it every time.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Parkelectric (talk) on 21:39, March 22, 2016 (UTC).

Image Policy[edit source]

Psst. I noticed you moved the Lilwyr icon due to image policy - can you please take a read on the pets section of this? It keeps it consistent with items, and negates the need for all the pet plinks in templates and such to have 'icon' in them. Thanks Star Talk ayy lmao ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) 18:23, March 30, 2016 (UTC)

Forget the last bit, I just learned about iconlink :P Star Talk ayy lmao ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) 18:32, March 30, 2016 (UTC)

Re: GEMW page creator[edit source]

It's purely because that's what we use in the other scripts that query the RS API, such as the exchange update. I went with something that parsed the returned JSON (so not yahoo) and worked at the time of creation. Alloworigin seems promising, but as it notes in the docs it's currently unstable due to it being on a test server. Given our rather low usage it's potentially an acceptable trade off, but long term I'd like to do it via Wikia's servers in a similar way to how #hs works. cqm 10:42, 1 Apr 2016 (UTC) (UTC)

I can't title my shit[edit source]

How can I add goals what automatic update?
--Chromatic partyhat.png Dropbox ~ RuneScape Skiller ~ Talk ~ HS Chromatic partyhat.png 17:49, May 10, 2016 (UTC)

{{Goalslist}} {{Goal|Skill=Crafting|Goal=99|Xp={{Hiscore|Dropbox|Crafting|exp}}}} {{Goal|Skill=Slayer|Goal=99|Xp={{Hiscore|Dropbox|Crafting|exp}}}} {{Goal|Skill=Fishing|Goal=99|Xp={{Hiscore|Dropbox|Crafting|exp}}}}

Doesn't work? --Chromatic partyhat.png Dropbox ~ RuneScape Skiller ~ Talk ~ HS Chromatic partyhat.png 18:51, May 10, 2016 (UTC)

See the current result |here and maybe you can help?
--Chromatic partyhat.png Dropbox ~ RuneScape Skiller ~ Talk ~ HS Chromatic partyhat.png 07:36, May 11, 2016 (UTC)

>:([edit source]

You closed my thread. It was a broader discussion about wiki practices, which is exactly what the Yew Grove is for. >:( >:( >:( --LiquidTalk 16:10, May 17, 2016 (UTC)

RuneBads[edit source]

RIP RuneBads twitter. :/ --Jlun2 (talk) 02:52, May 19, 2016 (UTC)

[2][edit source]

I definitely did! --LiquidTalk 22:38, June 9, 2016 (UTC)

Farming!![edit source]

Gratz with 99 Farming!!! =D Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 23:41, August 25, 2016 (UTC)

Missing Info Tags[edit source]

Can you go into more detail as to the incomplete tags you put down for the various music articles? Elf City (Part 2) Medley is an example. --Morril (talk) 01:39, October 17, 2016 (UTC)

the Wikian title[edit source]

Hello! Following the discussion at RuneScape:The Wikian, you have been granted the Wikian title! Please make arrangements with Gaz Lloyd to receive the title in game. If you could please add your in-game name to RuneScape:The Wikian/Users, it would be most appreciated. Thanks and congratulations! svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 01:14, December 14, 2016 (UTC)

Thank you[edit source]

... for this, and for your support! JivaSoul (talk) 22:08, December 15, 2016 (UTC)

Medium fallen star (Invention)[edit source]

Fair enough. What if a member gets the star, keeps it and the membership lapses? Wouldn't members' items have some kind of placeholder stuff to show that it is a members' item or has this been changed? Thingummywut (talk) 14:35, December 21, 2016 (UTC)

Yeah, that's what I thought. Doesn't this mean that it is irrelevant if f2p can obtain the item; only the actual members' flag matters? And it seems that this item isn't flagged as p2p item. Thingummywut (talk) 08:12, December 22, 2016 (UTC)

Re:RS:AD and the Wikian[edit source]

Welp, so much for that then. User_talk:Fswe1 Fswe1 Brassica Prime symbol.png 11:28, December 30, 2016 (UTC)

RE:Engrams[edit source]

Tfw I'm too lazy to make a template and Psi already made it :) Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 09:21, January 10, 2017 (UTC)

I was looking at Template:Engram cost, and why are using prestige 0? Shouldn't that be prestige 1? Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 09:36, January 10, 2017 (UTC)
It would make more sense to call them prestige 1 instead of 0 though, since you need these memories and strands for this prestige instead of saying you're now prestige this and it requires this for the next prestige. Either way, describe what you mean in the doc. :P Farming-icon.png Salix (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 11:30, January 10, 2017 (UTC)

RE:Update[edit source]

Yeah, I was getting round to fixing the name with the page after I did the images, as the particular fix could only be done properly on firefox due to some weird symbol taking the place of the –, and only firefox allows it to be corrected. pjJ4pBM.png Abyssal vine whip.png 13:03, January 23, 2017 (UTC)

Bot flag on PT wiki[edit source]

Hello! A few days ago, we at the Portuguese wiki had TyBot help us with some maintenance tasks. We chose to get the recent changes page flooded instead of waiting for a bot flag on that account. It might never be necessary, but we agreed to give a bot flag to the english wiki's main bots to avoid that happening again, should they ever perform edits on our wiki. As such, and as a part of our recent efforts to revitalize the wiki and bring it closer to the english one, we'd like to invite you to create a userpage for your bot there, so that we can request bot flags. Our suggested list of bots can be found [[pt:Blog de usuário:Crowborn/Bot flag para os principais bots da wiki inglesa|here]]. If you have any comments or suggestions on this topic, feel free to contact us via Discord :) Raven (blue).png Crowborn (Talk) 21:39, January 25, 2017 (UTC)

since you keep forgetting[edit source]

Template talk:Small fallen star elite XP

Please help on this --Jlun2 (talk) 16:14, February 12, 2017 (UTC)

Discord WikiaLinker[edit source]

Hey! How to assign a wiki to a bot on a Discord server? What is the command? wl~ pl.arrowwersum didn't working. I know, I'm stupid user. So please, help me :C ~ Szynka013 15:32, June 26, 2017 (UTC)

Hey man[edit source]

archive your talk page
k thx --dDbvitC.pngScuzzy Betahib8CAd.png 15:41, June 26, 2017 (UTC)

Go nuts[edit source]

When the time is right of course --LiquidTalk 03:53, July 3, 2017 (UTC)

RE: Capitalisation[edit source]

While I disagree with you about "Tasks" not being a proper noun (because it pertains not to the everyday word "task" but instead to the Task system), I am curious as to why Task is capitalised in the title. Should it be changed? Sorry if I am being annoying, but I am trying to understand your position.

Sovereign (talk) 21:27, August 30, 2017 (UTC)

I was referring to the title of articles such as Ardougne Tasks. Certainly, I don't expect everyone in the world to agree that "Ardougne Tasks" is a proper noun, but I am merely appealing to consistency. I will try to apply the definition of proper noun more strictly in future edits. Thank you for your reply. Sovereign (talk) 21:48, August 30, 2017 (UTC)

Hey back[edit source]

Glad I've been of help so far! Trying to find a few ways to cover the other small topics, and plan on hitting each of the Tasks page to note down the runescore for those too if that helps! Let me know if there's anything else I can do that'll help you along too - I've taken this on as a project for now! Amascut symbol.png Amascut Ia Morte 09:42, September 9, 2017 (UTC)

Oh I really like how that pagelayout looks already. I'd say get a box added for the Runescore (even if 0) and we can expand that pretty rapidly for each page. I'll definitely get ready to jump on that when I can then! Please keep me in the loop what you're planning to add and such :) Amascut symbol.png Amascut Ia Morte 10:05, September 9, 2017 (UTC)
Oh dang that's even better! Awesome! I'll jump on that when I have some free time then, cuz it looks fantastic already. Amascut symbol.png Amascut Ia Morte 22:12, September 9, 2017 (UTC)

Rime of the Ancient Mariner[edit source]

Part I

It is an ancient mariner
And he stoppeth one of three.
--"By thy long grey beard and glittering eye,
Now wherefore stoppest thou me?

The bridegroom's doors are opened wide,
And I am next of kin;
The guests are met, the feast is set:
Mayst hear the merry din."

He holds him with his skinny hand,
"There was a ship," quoth he.
"Hold off! unhand me, grey-beard loon!"
Eftsoons his hand dropped he.

He holds him with his glittering eye--
The wedding-guest stood still,
And listens like a three-years' child:
The mariner hath his will.

The wedding-guest sat on a stone:
He cannot choose but hear;
And thus spake on that ancient man,
The bright-eyed mariner.

"The ship was cheered, the harbour cleared,
Merrily did we drop
Below the kirk, below the hill,
Below the lighthouse top.

The sun came up upon the left,
Out of the sea came he!
And he shone bright, and on the right
Went down into the sea.

Higher and higher every day,
Till over the mast at noon--"
The wedding-guest here beat his breast,
For he heard the loud bassoon.

The bride hath paced into the hall,
Red as a rose is she;
Nodding their heads before her goes
The merry minstrelsy.

The wedding-guest he beat his breast,
Yet he cannot choose but hear;
And thus spake on that ancient man,
The bright-eyed mariner.

"And now the storm-blast came, and he
Was tyrannous and strong;
He struck with his o'ertaking wings,
And chased us south along.

With sloping masts and dipping prow,
As who pursued with yell and blow
Still treads the shadow of his foe,
And forward bends his head,
The ship drove fast, loud roared the blast,
And southward aye we fled.

Listen, stranger! Mist and snow,
And it grew wondrous cold:
And ice mast-high came floating by,
As green as emerald.

And through the drifts the snowy clifts
Did send a dismal sheen:
Nor shapes of men nor beasts we ken--
The ice was all between.

The ice was here, the ice was there,
The ice was all around:
It cracked and growled, and roared and howled,
Like noises in a swound!

At length did cross an albatross,
Thorough the fog it came;
As if it had been a Christian soul,
We hailed it in God's name.

It ate the food it ne'er had eat,
And round and round it flew.
The ice did split with a thunder-fit;
The helmsman steered us through!

And a good south wind sprung up behind;
The albatross did follow,
And every day, for food or play,
Came to the mariners' hollo!

In mist or cloud, on mast or shroud,
It perched for vespers nine;
Whiles all the night, through fog-smoke white,
Glimmered the white moon-shine."

"God save thee, ancient mariner!
From the fiends, that plague thee thus!--
Why lookst thou so?" "With my crossbow
I shot the albatross.

Part II

The sun now rose upon the right:
Out of the sea came he,
Still hid in mist, and on the left
Went down into the sea.

And the good south wind still blew behind,
But no sweet bird did follow,
Nor any day for food or play
Came to the mariners' hollo!

And I had done an hellish thing,
And it would work 'em woe:
For all averred, I had killed the bird
That made the breeze to blow.
Ah wretch! said they, the bird to slay,
That made the breeze to blow!

Nor dim nor red, like God's own head,
The glorious sun uprist:
Then all averred, I had killed the bird
That brought the fog and mist.
'Twas right, said they, such birds to slay,
That bring the fog and mist.

The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew,
The furrow followed free;
We were the first that ever burst
Into that silent sea.

Down dropped the breeze, the sails dropped down,
'Twas sad as sad could be;
And we did speak only to break
The silence of the sea!

All in a hot and copper sky,
The bloody sun, at noon,
Right up above the mast did stand,
No bigger than the moon.

Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.

Water, water, everywhere,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, everywhere,
Nor any drop to drink.

The very deeps did rot: O Christ!
That ever this should be!
Yea, slimy things did crawl with legs
Upon the slimy sea.

About, about, in reel and rout
The death-fires danced at night;
The water, like a witch's oils,
Burnt green, and blue and white.

And some in dreams assured were
Of the spirit that plagued us so;
Nine fathom deep he had followed us
From the land of mist and snow.

And every tongue, through utter drought,
Was withered at the root;
We could not speak, no more than if
We had been choked with soot.

Ah! wel-a-day! what evil looks
Had I from old and young!
Instead of the cross, the albatross
About my neck was hung.

Part III

There passed a weary time. Each throat
Was parched, and glazed each eye.
A weary time! A weary time!
How glazed each weary eye,
When looking westward, I beheld
A something in the sky.

At first it seemed a little speck,
And then it seemed a mist;
It moved and moved, and took at last
A certain shape, I wist.

A speck, a mist, a shape, I wist!
And still it neared and neared:
As if it dodged a water sprite,
It plunged and tacked and veered.

With throats unslaked, with black lips baked,
We could nor laugh nor wail;
Through utter drouth all dumb we stood!
I bit my arm, I sucked the blood,
And cried, A sail! a sail!

With throats unslaked, with black lips baked,
Agape they heard me call:
Gramercy! they for joy did grin,
And all at once their breath drew in,
As they were drinking all.

See! see! (I cried) she tacks no more!
Hither to work us weal;
Without a breeze, without a tide,
She steadies with upright keel!

The western wave was all aflame.
The day was well nigh done!
Almost upon the western wave
Rested the broad bright sun;
When that strange shape drove suddenly
Betwixt us and the sun.

And straight the sun was flecked with bars,
(Heaven's mother send us grace!)
As if through a dungeon grate he peered
With broad and burning face.

Alas! (thought I, and my heart beat loud)
How fast she nears and nears!
Are those her sails that glance in the sun,
Like restless gossameres?

Are those her ribs through which the sun
Did peer, as through a grate?
And is that woman all her crew?
Is that a Death? and are there two?
Is Death that woman's mate?

Her lips were red, her looks were free,
Her locks were yellow as gold:
Her skin was as white as leprosy,
The nightmare Life-in-Death was she,
Who thicks man's blood with cold.

The naked hulk alongside came,
And the twain were casting dice;
'The game is done! I've won! I've won!'
Quoth she, and whistles thrice.

The sun's rim dips; the stars rush out:
At one stride comes the dark;
With far-heard whisper, o'er the sea,
Off shot the spectre bark.

We listened and looked sideways up!
Fear at my heart, as at a cup,
My lifeblood seemed to sip!
The stars were dim, and thick the night,
The steersman's face by his lamp gleamed white;
From the sails the dews did drip--
Till clomb above the eastern bar
The horned moon, with one bright star
Within the nether tip.

One after one, by the star-dogged moon,
Too quick for groan or sigh,
Each turned his face with ghastly pang,
And cursed me with his eye.

Four times fifty living men,
(And I heard nor sigh nor groan)
With heavy thump, a lifeless lump,
They dropped down one by one.

Their souls did from their bodies fly--
They fled to bliss or woe!
And every soul, it passed me by,
Like the whizz of my crossbow!"

Part IV

"I fear thee, ancient mariner!
I fear thy skinny hand!
And thou art long, and lank, and brown,
As is the ribbed sea-sand.

I fear thee and thy glittering eye,
And thy skinny hand, so brown."--
"Fear not, fear not, thou wedding-guest!
This body dropped not down.

Alone, alone, all, all alone,
Alone on a wide wide sea!
And never a saint took pity on
My soul in agony.

The many men, so beautiful!
And they all dead did lie:
And a thousand thousand slimy things
Lived on; and so did I.

I looked upon the rotting sea,
And drew my eyes away;
I looked upon the rotting deck,
And there the dead men lay.

I looked to heaven, and tried to pray;
But or ever a prayer had gushed,
A wicked whisper came, and made
My heart as dry as dust.

I closed my lids, and kept them close,
Till the balls like pulses beat;
For the sky and the sea, and the sea and the sky
Lay like a load on my weary eye,
And the dead were at my feet.

The cold sweat melted from their limbs,
Nor rot nor reek did they:
The look with which they looked on me
Had never passed away.

An orphan's curse would drag to hell
A spirit from on high;
But oh! more horrible than that
Is the curse in a dead man's eye!
Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse,
And yet I could not die.

The moving moon went up the sky,
And nowhere did abide:
Softly she was going up,
And a star or two beside--

Her beams bemocked the sultry main,
Like April hoar-frost spread;
But where the ship's huge shadow lay,
The charmed water burnt alway
A still and awful red.

Beyond the shadow of the ship,
I watched the water snakes:
They moved in tracks of shining white,
And when they reared, the elfish light
Fell off in hoary flakes.

Within the shadow of the ship
I watched their rich attire:
Blue, glossy green, and velvet black,
They coiled and swam; and every track
Was a flash of golden fire.

O happy living things! No tongue
Their beauty might declare:
A spring of love gushed from my heart,
And I blessed them unaware:
Sure my kind saint took pity on me,
And I blessed them unaware.

The selfsame moment I could pray;
And from my neck so free
The albatross fell off, and sank
Like lead into the sea.

Part V

Oh sleep! it is a gentle thing,
Beloved from pole to pole!
To Mary-Queen the praise be given!
She sent the gentle sleep from heaven,
That slid into my soul.

The silly buckets on the deck,
That had so long remained,
I dreamt that they were filled with dew;
And when I awoke, it rained.

My lips were wet, my throat was cold,
My garments all were dank;
Sure I had drunken in my dreams,
And still my body drank.

I moved, and could not feel my limbs:
I was so light--almost
I thought that I had died in sleep,
And was a blessed ghost.

And soon I heard a roaring wind:
It did not come anear;
But with its sound it shook the sails,
That were so thin and sere.

The upper air bursts into life!
And a hundred fire-flags sheen,
To and fro they were hurried about!
And to and fro, and in and out,
The wan stars danced between.

And the coming wind did roar more loud,
And the sails did sigh like sedge;
And the rain poured down from one black cloud;
The moon was at its edge.

The thick black cloud was cleft, and still
The moon was at its side:
Like waters shot from some high crag,
The lightning fell with never a jag,
A river steep and wide.

The loud wind never reached the ship,
Yet now the ship moved on!
Beneath the lightning and the moon
The dead men gave a groan.

They groaned, they stirred, they all uprose,
Nor spake, nor moved their eyes;
It had been strange, even in a dream,
To have seen those dead men rise.

The helmsman steered, the ship moved on;
Yet never a breeze up-blew;
The mariners all 'gan work the ropes,
Where they were wont to do;
They raised their limbs like lifeless tools--
We were a ghastly crew.

The body of my brother's son
Stood by me, knee to knee:
The body and I pulled at one rope,
But he said nought to me."

"I fear thee, ancient mariner!"
"Be calm, thou wedding-guest!
'Twas not those souls that fled in pain,
Which to their corses came again,
But a troop of spirits blessed.

For when it dawned--they dropped their arms,
And clustered round the mast;
Sweet sounds rose slowly through their mouths,
And from their bodies passed.

Around, around, flew each sweet sound,
Then darted to the sun;
Slowly the sounds came back again,
Now mixed, now one by one.

Sometimes a-dropping from the sky
I heard the skylark sing;
Sometimes all little birds that are,
How they seemed to fill the sea and air
With their sweet jargoning!

And now 'twas like all instruments,
Now like a lonely flute;
And now it is an angel's song,
That makes the heavens be mute.

It ceased; yet still the sails made on
A pleasant noise till noon,
A noise like of a hidden brook
In the leafy month of June,
That to the sleeping woods all night
Singeth a quiet tune.

Till noon we silently sailed on,
Yet never a breeze did breathe:
Slowly and smoothly went the ship,
Moved onward from beneath.

Under the keel nine fathom deep,
From the land of mist and snow,
The spirit slid: and it was he
That made the ship to go.
The sails at noon left off their tune,
And the ship stood still also.

The sun, right up above the mast,
Had fixed her to the ocean:
But in a minute she 'gan stir,
With a short uneasy motion--
Backwards and forwards half her length
With a short uneasy motion.

Then like a pawing horse let go,
She made a sudden bound:
It flung the blood into my head,
And I fell down in a swound.

How long in that same fit I lay,
I have not to declare;
But ere my living life returned,
I heard and in my soul discerned
Two voices in the air.

'Is it he?' quoth one, 'Is this the man?
By him who died on cross,
With his cruel bow he laid full low
The harmless albatross.

The spirit who bideth by himself
In the land of mist and snow,
He loved the bird that loved the man
Who shot him with his bow.'

The other was a softer voice,
As soft as honeydew:
Quoth he, 'The man hath penance done,
And penance more will do.'

Part VI


'But tell me, tell me! speak again,
Thy soft response renewing--
What makes that ship drive on so fast?
What is the ocean doing?'


'Still as a slave before his lord,
The ocean hath no blast;
His great bright eye most silently
Up to the moon is cast--

If he may know which way to go;
For she guides him smooth or grim.
See, brother, see! how graciously
She looketh down on him.'


'But why drives on that ship so fast,
Without or wave or wind?'


'The air is cut away before,
And closes from behind.

Fly, brother, fly! more high, more high!
Or we shall be belated:
For slow and slow that ship will go,
When the mariner's trance is abated.'

I woke, and we were sailing on
As in a gentle weather:
'Twas night, calm night, the moon was high;
The dead men stood together.

All stood together on the deck,
For a charnel-dungeon fitter:
All fixed on me their stony eyes,
That in the moon did glitter.

The pang, the curse, with which they died,
Had never passed away:
I could not draw my eyes from theirs,
Nor turn them up to pray.

And now this spell was snapped: once more
I viewed the ocean green,
And looked far forth, yet little saw
Of what had else been seen--

Like one, that on a lonesome road
Doth walk in fear and dread,
And having once turned round walks on,
And turns no more his head;
Because he knows a frightful fiend
Doth close behind him tread.

But soon there breathed a wind on me,
Nor sound nor motion made:
Its path was not upon the sea,
In ripple or in shade.

It raised my hair, it fanned my cheek
Like a meadow-gale of spring--
It mingled strangely with my fears,
Yet it felt like a welcoming.

Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship,
Yet she sailed softly too:
Sweetly, sweetly blew the breeze--
On me alone it blew.

O dream of joy! is this indeed
The lighthouse top I see?
Is this the hill? is this the kirk?
Is this mine own country?

We drifted o'er the harbour bar,
And I with sobs did pray--
O let me be awake, my God!
Or let me sleep alway!

The harbour bay was clear as glass,
So smoothly it was strewn!
And on the bay the moonlight lay,
And the shadow of the moon.

The rock shone bright, the kirk no less,
That stands above the rock:
The moonlight steeped in silentness
The steady weathercock.

And the bay was white with silent light,
Till rising from the same,
Full many shapes, that shadows were,
In crimson colours came.

A little distance from the prow
Those crimson shadows were:
I turned my eyes upon the deck--
O Christ! what saw I there!

Each corse lay flat, lifeless and flat,
And, by the holy rood!
A man all light, a seraph man,
On every corse there stood.

This seraph band, each waved his hand:
It was a heavenly sight!
They stood as signals to the land,
Each one a lovely light;

This seraph band, each waved his hand,
No voice did they impart--
No voice; but oh! the silence sank
Like music on my heart.

But soon I heard the dash of oars,
I heard the pilot's cheer;
My head was turned perforce away
And I saw a boat appear.

The pilot and the pilot's boy,
I heard them coming fast:
Dear Lord in heaven! it was a joy
The dead men could not blast.

I saw a third--I heard his voice:
It is the hermit good!
He singeth loud his godly hymns
That he makes in the wood.
He'll shrieve my soul, he'll wash away
The albatross's blood.

Part VII

This hermit good lives in that wood
Which slopes down to the sea.
How loudly his sweet voice he rears!
He loves to talk with mariners
That come from a far country.

He kneels at morn, and noon, and eve--
He hath a cushion plump:
It is the moss that wholly hides
The rotted old oak stump.

The skiff boat neared: I heard them talk,
'Why, this is strange, I trow!
Where are those lights so many and fair,
That signal made but now?'

'Strange, by my faith!' the hermit said--
'And they answered not our cheer!
The planks look warped! and see those sails,
How thin they are and sere!
I never saw aught like to them,
Unless perchance it were

Brown skeletons of leaves that lag
My forest-brook along;
When the ivy tod is heavy with snow,
And the owlet whoops to the wolf below,
That eats the she-wolf's young.'

'Dear Lord! it hath a fiendish look,'
The pilot made reply,
'I am a-feared'--'Push on, push on!'
Said the hermit cheerily.

The boat came closer to the ship,
But I nor spake nor stirred;
The boat came close beneath the ship,
And straight a sound was heard.

Under the water it rumbled on,
Still louder and more dread:
It reached the ship, it split the bay;
The ship went down like lead.

Stunned by that loud and dreadful sound,
Which sky and ocean smote
Like one that hath been seven days drowned
My body lay afloat;
But swift as dreams, myself I found
Within the pilot's boat.

Upon the whirl, where sank the ship,
The boat spun round and round;
And all was still, save that the hill
Was telling of the sound.

I moved my lips--the pilot shrieked
And fell down in a fit;
The holy hermit raised his eyes,
And prayed where he did sit.

I took the oars: the pilot's boy,
Who now doth crazy go,
Laughed loud and long, and all the while
His eyes went to and fro.
'Ha! ha!' quoth he, 'full plain I see,
The devil knows how to row.'

And now, all in my own country,
I stood on the firm land!
The hermit stepped forth from the boat,
And scarcely he could stand.

'Oh shrieve me, shrieve me, holy man!'
The hermit crossed his brow.
'Say quick,' quoth he, 'I bid thee say--
What manner of man art thou?'

Forthwith this frame of mine was wrenched
With a woeful agony,
Which forced me to begin my tale;
And then it left me free.

Since then, at an uncertain hour,
That agony returns:
And till my ghastly tale is told,
This heart within me burns.

I pass, like night, from land to land;
I have strange power of speech;
The moment that his face I see,
I know the man that must hear me:
To him my tale I teach.

What loud uproar bursts from that door!
The wedding-guests are there:
But in the garden-bower the bride
And bridemaids singing are:
And hark the little vesper bell,
Which biddeth me to prayer!

O wedding-guest! This soul hath been
Alone on a wide wide sea:
So lonely 'twas, that God himself
Scarce seemed there to be.

Oh sweeter than the marriage feast,
'Tis sweeter far to me,
To walk together to the kirk
With a goodly company!--

To walk together to the kirk,
And all together pray,
While each to his great Father bends,
Old men, and babes, and loving friends
And youths and maidens gay!

Farewell, farewell! but this I tell
To thee, thou wedding-guest!
He prayeth well, who loveth well
Both man and bird and beast.

He prayeth best, who loveth best
All things both great and small;
For the dear God who loveth us,
He made and loveth all."

The mariner, whose eye is bright,
Whose beard with age is hoar,
Is gone: and now the wedding-guest
Turned from the bridegroom's door.

He went like one that hath been stunned,
And is of sense forlorn:
A sadder and a wiser man,
He rose the morrow morn.
--Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Small recharge gem.png AnselaJonla Slayer-icon.png 05:33, April 17, 2018 (UTC)