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Synopsis?[edit]

I haven't removed this section, but it seems unnecessary and inapplicable. I would suggest that it be removed, but I didn't want to raise concerns. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fltyingpig (talkcontribs) 00:53, 1 August 2011 (UTC)

Stop Making up False Criticism[edit]

I have been researching reviews on Poptropica and the negative criticism mentioned on the Poptropica wiki, is FALSE'. Whoever wrote them is making up quotes, facts, and references. For example, I couldn't find ANY information on the existence of "The Children Computer bi-weekly times." Also the quote, "'The New York entertainment weekly stats that it 'is safer then club penguin, but way more boring'" cannot be found on the page referenced. That referenced article just discusses a Sears Ad Campaign, and doesn't review any games. Therefore, I deleted these criticism due to them being purely false and opinions of some disgruntled user. If there is negative criticism about Poptropica, that is fine, but they should be "real" and correctly referenced. (Ugreen ) 14:49, 28 August 2008

Some IP just made a post deleting all the page's contents and telling people to not post criticism of Poptropica. This is obviously (as far as I'm concerned) against Wikipedia rules and I have manually undone their edits. Vltava 68 (talk contribs) 09:16, 12 September 2008 (UTC)
I have undone another series of edits mainly consisting of vandalism. Vltava 68 (talk contribs) 05:57, 14 September 2008 (UTC)
I saw a file called Francais Island on Poptropica. Just trying save image as on the First Steps post. It says Francais Ile. Ugreen ) 1:32, 14 December 2008 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.45.42.214 (talk)
Probably an island in France, further evidence in sketches. Francais means French in French. But anyway, this is not a place for speculation. Vltava 68 08:50, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

^^The French island was incorporated into the Counterfeit island. SmileH2O (talk) 23:49, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

Quality of Article[edit]

Could someone review it? I feel that this isn't start class on the quality scale anymore. Vltava 68 (talk contribs) 03:58, 27 November 2008 (UTC)


You can see that the creators changed something on the website they changed "coming this fall" to "coming very soon" and "coming early 2009"

I think that means that nabooti island is coming very soon and big nate island is coming around new year.

and i don't know anything reality TV island
sorry.
Agree with Vltava per WP:ASSESS. This article has references and info has surpassed "quite incomplete and, most notably, lacks adequate reliable sources." Leujohn (talk) 10:41, 17 December 2008 (UTC)


Characters[edit]

Uhh, shoundnt there be some non-playable characters in the characters sections?

Bruckster789 (talk) 22:29, 6 October 2009 (UTC)


Unjustified protection[edit]

I've placed an unprotection request because I have information on Poptropica that no one else knows. I don't think this article should be protected for no reason. 99.19.92.173 (talk) 22:56, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

In Wikipedia, we value verifiability over truth. If you cannot provide sources for your information, it is likely to be speedily removed. We do not allow original research or other unverifiable material. Intelligentsium 23:19, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
This information is not unsourced. I've heard it in this link: Diary fo a Wimpy Kid ::: by Jeff Kinney: About the Author (click on the third option in the menu 99.19.92.173 (talk) 23:33, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
What is being requested is not a specific edit to the article, so I am removing the {{editsemiprotected}} tag and have placed a request for unprotection in the appropriate spot at WP:RUP. Anyone wishing to comment for or against unprotection may do so there. --RL0919 (talk) 00:09, 19 November 2009 (UTC)
The request for unprotection made at WP:RUP was denied. If you have specific edits that you want to request, you can use the {{editsemiprotected}} template again. If you do this, you should be as specific as possible about what you would like changed. Since several editors have expressed concern about original research (based on the "no one else knows" comment), I suggest that you be clear about the source(s) for any requested change, unless it is a minor change such as correcting grammar. Thanks. --RL0919 (talk) 13:39, 19 November 2009 (UTC)
99.19.92.173, if you want to add information to a protected page, just say the information on the talk page and registered users will add it in, or just go get registered!pluma Ø 18:25, 28 August 2011 (UTC)

I already knew this information, and I think it would be a good thing to add. 75.51.146.137 (talk) 00:10, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

Membership[edit]

Also, on the blog they said that they now have membership, and with it you can buy the gold cards and get early access (though you have to pay real life money). 74.44.140.40 (talk) 04:09, 19 February 2010 (UTC)


A French Structure[edit]

I was on the Poptropica Blog on February 6, and it showed some sketches of a crazy, weird, island. The download name has this: structureSketches.jpg. Huh? What? Is Structure island coming out? Unconfirmed, but still a future island. Also French Island will be confirmed very soon. 1 picture in 2008 showed sketches of an island coming sometime later. The picture name had francais ile. francais ile: Francais Island? They also posted a picture of a French restraunt. And, yet, it had the Eifell Tower, a French flag, and French writing. I used google translate and it said the french writing means Bakery: Pancake, Pizza, Pasta. Nice!

-C.L. Smith

If it's not confirmed, we can't put it here as that would constitute original research. (Not trolling, I love Poptropica.) Kayau Voting IS evil 02:04, 20 June 2010 (UTC)

inconsistent pronouns[edit]

sometimes 'the players' and 'they' and sometimes 'the player' and 'his. Kayau Voting IS evil 11:42, 1 July 2010 (UTC)


Revision may not sit well[edit]

The removal of almost every "game play" item is now complete, and no hints other than the island description should be included, now that random IP posts are excluded. I finally included the advertisers here, and hopefully this will not rankle purists. Haunted House, although larger than all the ads, is nonetheless not an island, so I have relocated it with Earth Day and the other purchasable, Dr. Hare. I am a bit PO'ed by the retroactive 350 credit cost, as this required about 5 hours for revisions to various sites. Dfoofnik (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 17:58, 26 September 2010 (UTC).

edit semiprotected[edit]

{{editsemiprotected}}

In the section "Games" the "Balloons" line should be changed from:

*Balloons: This game is similar to [[Connect 4]]but using balloons. The first player who connects 4 wins the game.

to:

*Balloons: This game is similar to [[Connect 4]] but using balloons. The first player who connects 4 wins the game.

adding a space between [[Connect 4]] and but. 65.173.177.26 (talk) 22:55, 30 November 2010 (UTC)

Done Thanks! Qwyrxian (talk) 04:29, 1 December 2010 (UTC)

Poptropica#Daily Pop should also be changed. 65.173.177.26 (talk) 16:03, 1 December 2010 (UTC)

Done Thanks! You should consider getting a Wikipedia account so that you can edit semi-protected pages like Poptropica! pluma (talk) 18:48, 13 August 2011 (UTC)

Attention[edit]

All of the Poptropica islands are made to a new page called List of Poptropica islands. Canihuan300 (talk) 21:15, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

Now I think all Poptropica islands should be made on List of Poptropica islands. A year after I put the talk above, there are now 9 more islands and is taking up to much of the page. If I shorten it and put it on the new page it could a whole lot easier. Canihuan300 (talk) 15:08, 14 July 2012 (UTC)

Edit request from Dragsbae, 31 August 2011[edit]

The Google Zeitgeist heading is misspelled Zeigeist. Dragsbae (talk) 20:07, 31 August 2011 (UTC)

DoneBility (talk) 00:02, 1 September 2011 (UTC)

Edit request from Lwolfecomm, 28 September 2011[edit]

The "Poptropica Creators" section needs to be corrected, because it is currently wrong!! Please update to say:

"Jeff Kinney is the creator of Poptropica. All Islands and content on Poptropica are created and developed by Jeff and the Poptropica team. [1]

Some brands such as Big Nate Island, Red Dragon Island (Magic Tree House), and Great Pumpkin Island (Peanuts) have lent their characters to Poptropica to create and Island with their theme. However, these are standalone instances, and these authors are not the creators of Poptropica."

Lwolfecomm (talk) 21:25, 28 September 2011 (UTC)


X mark.svg Not done I agree that the section needs reworking, but Jeff Kinney is not the only creator of Poptropica. It is a collaborative effort of several people. Sorry! pluma Ø 00:43, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done'''pluma 17:58, 22 December 2011 (UTC)

Edit request from 174.101.132.90, 29 September 2011[edit]

Please mention about the new Legendary swords aspect of the game. Here are some helpful links: http://poptropicasecrets.com/poptropica/legendary-swords-coming-soon/ http://blog.poptropica.com/2011/09/announcing-legendary-swords.html http://blog.poptropicahelp.net/2011/09/29/legendary-things-are-happening/ 174.101.132.90 (talk) 21:39, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

I think that legendary sword should be added later, when more information about it has been released. For now, we don't have enough information about it. I will add it later, though. pluma Ø 21:23, 2 October 2011 (UTC)

Poptropica Barnstar[edit]

I made a Poptropica barnstar (below).

Poptropica Barnstar.png The Poptropica Barnstar
message

It should be rewarded to any who have contributed a high quantity of edits to the Poptropica page, or edits of high quality. To give this barnstar, place the following text on the recipients user page: {{Poptropica Barnstar|your message+signature}}. See Template:Poptropica Barnstar. pluma Ø 03:52, 5 October 2011 (UTC)

Would 12 be a good number? Algamicagrat (talk) 17:58, 14 January 2012 (UTC)
For what?Greg Heffley 16:23, 15 January 2012 (UTC)

Is it possible to suggest an island for Poptropica?[edit]

Personally, I don't think so. I've searched and looked, but there is NO way to contact Poptropica to suggest an idea for a new island. If there is, someone one please tell me, because I think there starting to run out of new, fresh ideas, and have a bunch of ideas. Some of them are:
1. Evil Angels Island
2. Invasion Island(Based off a book I'm writing called The Invasion From the Planet Tyche) (Tyche is pronounced tie-key)
3. City in the Clouds Island(Based off a series I'm writing with a friend, called City in the Clouds. The first book (the one we're working on) is Down to Earth.)
I also think that if Poptropica let us contact them I wouldn't be the only one without awesome island ideas.I hope Poptropica sees this and lets us suggest islands.

97.81.172.101 (talk) 10:33, 22 October 2011 (UTC)Rockerella

See their contact us page. 02:06, 24 October 2011 (UTC)
Respectfully, this is not the place to ask about things like this. 123chess456 (talk) 16:10, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

11/11/11[edit]

I'm not trying you complain, but can we change it to November 11? --173.73.61.241 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 23:05, 29 October 2011 (UTC).

Yes check.svg Done — Jean Calleo (talk) 06:34, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

Edit request on 20 February 2012[edit]


72.83.231.101 (talk) 15:14, 20 February 2012 (UTC)

Not done: The {{edit semi-protected}} template requires a specific request with a 'please change X to Y' degree of detail. Also, relaible sources are required for any factual changes. Thanks, Celestra (talk) 17:53, 20 February 2012 (UTC)

Written like an advertisement[edit]

I added this tag in part because of this line from the synopsis: "Poptropica is an online, role-playing game made by Jeff Kinney targeted at children ages 6 to 15, where players can travel, play games, compete in head-to-head competition, and communicate safely with each other. Players are given several quests, called islands, which they are encouraged to complete." That is written as if it is a simple fact that players can do all the above listed things, including "communicate safely with each other," instead of it being what it actually is - a claim made by the company. It also is taken almost word-for-word from the webpage's own link text. The article should make clear that these are the claims the company is making, i.e. "Poptropica is an online role-playing game created by Jeff Kinney... Players can travel to different virtual worlds, play games, compete ... and aims to let children communicate safely with each other." --Edwin Herdman (talk) 05:23, 27 February 2012 (UTC)

On January 24 ,2013 Poptropolis Games sunk back into the ocean. I have no information at this time when it will rise again,but I can guarantee it will be available soon. For right now only the creators know.

Please add 2007 MMORPGs Category[edit]

Wikipedia still has a super-category for MMORPGs by year, so please add the category [[Category:2007 MMORPGs]] to this article. 96.42.44.251 (talk) 01:41, 13 December 2012 (UTC)

What is the next island going to be. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.194.7.88 (talk) 19:27, 13 January 2013 (UTC)

Zomberry Island[edit]

Why is the island not on here. its already been released. Yes, I noticed that too.

Poptropolis Games and 24 Carrot[edit]

Two things. 1, Poptropolis Games no longer exists. It disappeared on January 24, 2013. [2] 2, What happened to the 24 Carrot Island summary? Monney30P (talk) 20:34, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

Edit request on 24 February 2013[edit]

I will put the right Islands. Thinkclever (talk) 07:41, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

What exactly are you requesting to be changed? An edit request must be in the form of "change X to Y". Camyoung54 talk 15:34, 24 February 2013 (UTC)
I have closed this edit request as stale. The OP is welcome to re-activate it if s/he can respond to the above question. —KuyaBriBriTalk 16:31, 27 February 2013 (UTC)

Seperate article for all the islands[edit]

The main article is getting cluttered, I believe a separate article about the islands is necessary, with only a list or table to stay in the main article. — Preceding unsigned comment added by YZJay (talkcontribs) 04:12, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

request edit[edit]

I would like to edit some things on this page. Give been a Poptropican sonce it came out, so I know what I'm doing. Justaguy120 (talk) 22:36, 18 July 2013 (UTC)

Release Date for Virus Hunter Island[edit]

In the info for Virus Hunter Island, it states the release date as July 2013 but it's already mid-August and from the looks of the Island Creator Contest, it probably won't come out until September. I think someone should fix that who can edit locked pages. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.48.223.23 (talk) 15:31, 14 August 2013 (UTC)

VH Release Date/New iOS app[edit]

Part 1 OK. Someone edited the page and changed the release date. Here is a list of things that are wrong about it. 1. Despite it being changed to August 2013, it still says July. Here is what it says: It was originally scheduled for a July 2013 release, but was instead released August 28, 2013. It should be changed to just say: It was released on August 28th 2013 despite rumors of it coming in July or September. Part 2 Someone should add the Poptropica Tips and Tricks app to the article along with the new iOS app: Poptropica: Forgotten Islands. Part 3 NOTE: THIS IS JUST A SUGGESTION! DO NOT TAKE IT TOO SERIOUSLY! :) Someone could tell about the Mocktropica Island Rumors! — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.48.223.23 (talk) 19:54, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Still Issues[edit]

First of all, The article is missing Mocktropica Island even though it is out for members already. Second of all, the article needs to add the Poptropica Tips and Tricks app. Someone also should add info about the updated Time Tangled Island. Thanks to whoever added Poptropica: Forgotten Island and updated 24 Carrot. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.48.223.23 (talk) 20:37, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 4 January 2014[edit]

98.88.2.107 (talk) 01:43, 4 January 2014 (UTC) On the Poptropica page where Mocktropica is, it says it was released to members in early December 2014, when it was released on mid-December 2013

Semi-protected edit request on 4 January 2014[edit]

I counted 36 islands when the thing said it consists of 31 islands. 98.88.2.107 (talk) 02:54, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 28 April 2013[edit]

96.4.163.33 (talk) 21:31, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

Not Done You have not stated what edit you'd like to make. 123chess456 (talk) 21:38, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

Mythology Updated[edit]

Mythology is now updated. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 198.98.95.110 (talk) 01:16, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

Number of Islands and Mythology is now updated[edit]

Mythology is now new and improved adding a bigger screen and sound. Also you said on the heading Islands that: "Poptropica consists of 36 islands," but on the Mission Atlantis heading you said that: "Mission Atlantis Island is the thirty-ninth Poptropica Island." — Preceding unsigned comment added by 198.98.95.110 (talk) 00:19, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

  1. ^ Cavna, Michael (July 7, 2010). "Kidspost: 'Big Nate' creator Lincoln Peirce and 'Wimpy Kid' creator Jeff Kinney". The Washinton Post. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  2. ^ http://blog.poptropica.com/2013/01/and-just-like-that-its-gone.html