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IRC channels[edit]

Can [ IRC channels] be changed to [ IRC channels]? Logan - (Talk · Contributions) 19:49, 11 April 2008 (UTC)


Redlink. Change to [[:Category:Candidates for deletion]], if that'll work. --Shadowcrest 19:49, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Rows not showing up correctly. {My name is Miles, and I approve this message.} 20:32, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Adding more links[edit]

I've been thinking about supplementing the link to the cleanup category with multiple links to various areas. Something like:

Articles requiring improvement General cleanup Incomplete sections Outdated pages Articles requiring staff attention Deletion candidates Speedy deletion candidates Off-wiki content IRC channel YouTube channel

Discuss/suggest other link possibilities. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Bold 19:30, 4 January 2012 (EST)

Yeah, these things used to exist back when we were on Wikia... A couple of other things that may be useful are a link to stub articles, and maybe some links to certain logs and Special pages if people would find them useful. DoctorPain99 {ROLLBACKER} 01:00, 5 January 2012 (EST)

Manual wanted page?[edit]

It seems to me that the "most wanted page" link has drastically decreased in value as a result of most SSB4-related pages existing at this point, and the vast majority of the top wanted pages by number of links being moveset detail pages requiring heavy technical and competitive knowledge. Would it be more useful to people to have a manually selected wanted page by myself and/or the other admins in place of the auto-generated ones? Miles (talk) 18:41, 6 March 2015 (EST)

Hmm yeah, it's a bit unwieldy as-is for the average user; as it currently sits, the first non-moveset page is in 13th position, so not even an automatic "top 5" is reasonable. Maybe there's a hidden way to only show the top page of a given namespace (which we'd set to the Smasher: namespace). I'll see if I can find anything. Failing that, we can do two things:
  1. Add stubs for the moveset subpages to make them go away. They're all grabs and edge attacks and other such moves of low importance; I would personally prefer having stubs than redlinks for them.
  2. Have a manual "top 5 wanted pages" (maybe top 10), update it whenever necessary. Doing it manually bugs me a little but at least then we don't have the random tiebreaking. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Spark 19:24, 6 March 2015 (EST)
I honestly think having a page that no one is gonna create any time soon under the "most wanted page" title is a bad idea; that being said, I support both of Toomai's suggestions. AidanzapunkSignaturesmall.PNGAidan the Aura Master 19:41, 6 March 2015 (EST)
Rather than make a bunch of quasi-permanent stubs, I'd rather have a set of manual ones updated as needed. It wouldn't be particularly tough to target specific Smasher or mainspace articles needed as new ones get made. Miles (talk) 20:00, 6 March 2015 (EST)
I think targeting a certain page would be a good idea. Honestly, we don't absolutely need a page with hitbox data on a certain move. Yes, we're an encyclopedia, but there are some things people don't really want to read in an encyclopedia. That's just my opinion. And trust me, I know what a lot of people want. AidanzapunkSignaturesmall.PNGAidan the Aura Master 20:15, 6 March 2015 (EST)
Well, SW:MSP got implemented in part so we could cover that level of detail for the technically minded and for competitive players. That said, those pages are harder to write and less immediately comprehensible for most users. That was the main reason to point out other, more easily approachable pages (Smasher articles, tournament pages, etc.) I also wouldn't be averse to adding a "targeted stub" kind of thing, since there's a lot of pages we have but are devoid of a great deal of needed info. That's not as crucial, though. Miles (talk) 20:22, 6 March 2015 (EST)

Okay well I just checked back here 9 months later to see if anyone had remembered to suggest the "targeted stub" idea, since it was on my mind again. Would people find it useful to have a selection of three or so "select stubs" to match the wanted pages? Miles (talk) 02:23, 18 December 2015 (EST)

I would say yes. We need to start getting some of those stubs completed, especially since they're pushing 1,000.... Disaster Flare Disaster Flare signature image.png (talk) 02:39, 18 December 2015 (EST)
Bumping this. Miles (talk) 13:43, 25 December 2015 (EST)
I'm not sure what I can do to get rid of the stubs. And I certainly can't help with the highly technical individual move pages. Chances are, a lot of people are in the same boat. Getting people to help with results pages is something that is relatively easy though. How can we encourage people to work on those? John John3637881 Signature.png PK SMAAAASH!! 13:57, 25 December 2015 (EST)
Bump. John John3637881 Signature.png PK SMAAAASH!! 13:21, 29 December 2015 (EST)
Last bump. If nobody has any opposition to this, I'll probably implement it in a few days. Miles (talk) 02:28, 4 January 2016 (EST)
Could be useful. I support. Serpent SKSig.png King 02:31, 4 January 2016 (EST)

Fix wanted pages[edit]

All the current redlinked pages now have (or will soon have) articles with the proper names. SuperFalconBros (talk) 12:23, 25 November 2018 (EST)