User talk:DMC511

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Hello, DMC511! Welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by using four tildes (~~~~) or by clicking Insert-signature.png if shown; this will automatically produce your username and the date. Finally, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Jojhutton (talk) 19:54, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
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Big Ten QBs[edit]

Nice work on new Big Ten quarterback articles that you started. Check out Wikipedia:WikiProject College football. Jweiss11 (talk) 20:27, 2 September 2011 (UTC)

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I award you this barnstar for your recent efforts to start biography articles for active Big Ten quarterbacks. Keep up the good work! Jweiss11 (talk) 18:18, 6 October 2011 (UTC)

Inclusion of 'Arena Football League Hall of Fame' section on the WVU Football page[edit]

Hello,

Thank you for your contribution to the West Virginia Mountaineers football page. Judging by your user profile, I can see that you're an avid fan of Arena Football. In the past, I have purposely excluded Arena Football active players, all-stars, and hall of fame inductees from the WVU football page because of the irregular style of football played when compared to the NCAA, NFL, and even the CFL. However, I have created a forum to discuss the relevance of such a section on the article's talk page here before considering removal of the section. I invite you to chime in and present your argument in favor of keeping that section, and in extending the Professional Football section to include players from the Arena League ranks. Looking forward to hearing from you! Thanks. Swcrowemessage 21:34, 3 April 2013 (UTC)

Re: Arena Football League seasons infobox[edit]

I'm not opposed to the re-addition, but I wish something was done about the fact that under the ArenaBowl section of the infobox that it says "Finals champions" and "ArenaBowl Finals MVP". It seems out of place to me. And since the same template is used for NBA seasons is what made me believe it was NBA-specific. Tampabay721 (talk) 16:07, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

NFL color templates[edit]

I'm noticing that you are making some additions/changes to the NFL color templates. I'm in the midst of a MAJOR re-write of these templates (take a look at the sandbox versions), and I would appeciate if you could hold off on making any more revisions at the moment since I then need to incorporate those into my versions. I'm just finishing up testing my changes and am now starting to move them out of the sandboxes. I expect I'll be done with this effort today. If you could indulge me for at least a few hours, I would really appreciate it. — DeeJayK (talk) 17:53, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

Okay, I've moved my changes out of the sandboxes. Please feel free to carry on with your efforts. Also, let me know if you have any input on my recent changes. Thanks! — DeeJayK (talk) 18:53, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

NFL color templates syntax[edit]

I noticed that you recently added some teams to one of the NFL color templates, which I am in the process of redesigning and cleaning up. I believe that the syntax of one of your changes may not be what you intended. Your additions was:

|Los Angeles Kiss = color:#ACACAC
|LA Kiss
|LA KISS

I believe your intention was to make all of these names take the same color. To achieve this, the line which defines the color needs to come last, like this:

|LA Kiss

|LA KISS

|Los Angeles Kiss = color:#ACACAC

In this way, the first two references are merely nicknames which direct to the last one. These nicknames have been added simply so that alternate spellings will not break the color template. I have corrected this edit, but I just wanted to give you a heads-up about how the syntax works in case you make similar additions in the future. Thanks! — DeeJayK (talk) 04:32, 27 November 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Good job fixing up the infobox on Tyrone Thurman. Falcon8765 (TALK) 20:43, 6 January 2014 (UTC)

NFL color template issue[edit]

I noticed you recently ran into some issues with the {{NFLSecondaryColorRaw}} template having to do with the Tampa Bay Storm. I've fixed the issue with the section you encountered problems with. I'm still not exactly sure what the issue was, since the current page looks exactly like the old page, but I have validated that the syntax for the Storm works in the testcase page. Could you please take a look at the TB Storm pages where this template is used to verify that it is now working correctly? Thanks! — DeeJayK (talk) 16:39, 15 April 2014 (UTC)

Every page using this syntax has the same secondary color on every page. Every Tampa Bay Storm season page contains the same secondary color as well as the NFL team season pages that I've looked at. The Primary colors are working correctly. Perhaps something is writen incorrectly? DMC511 17:29, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
As I look now, the Arizona Rattlers season pages work just fine, but that is because their is another syntax in the AltSecondaryColor, perhaps this is my problem because the NFL pages I looked at were from the New England Patriots, and they do not have a syntax in the AltSecondaryColor template either. DMC511 17:42, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
Can you provide some specific examples of Tampa Bay Storm pages where this functionality is NOT working that I can take a look at? The template itself looks to me to be working (per the testcase page linked above), so perhaps there is something else going on with the implementation. Thanks. — DeeJayK (talk) 17:52, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
The 1991 Tampa Bay Storm season and 1992 Tampa Bay Storm season pages should have the text showing as #ACACAC, but instead it is showing the current Alt colors for the Storm. Per the syntax, 1992 New England Patriots season page should have white Alt Colors instead of the current silver one. Thanks DMC511 17:55, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
Which specific elements of these pages are you referring to? The infobox? The "Standings" table? The "Roster" table? — DeeJayK (talk) 18:16, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
The Infobox. DMC511 18:17, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
OK. It looks like the "year" and/or "teamcolor" parameters are not being passed along from the {{NFLSecondaryColor}} template to the {{NFLSecondaryColorRaw}} template. I'll get it worked out -- just give me a day or so. I'll loop you in when I've got it working. Thanks! — DeeJayK (talk) 18:24, 15 April 2014 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────I believe I've fixed the issue with the NFLSecondaryColor template. Can you take a look when you get a chance and confirm that the pages you noted now appear as you would expect? Thanks. — DeeJayK (talk) 22:31, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Thank you! It works perfectly! DMC511 01:06, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Need help[edit]

Hey, I was changing the primary/secondary colors for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but you look here something went wrong. Can you check and see what happened because I'm not good with this stuff. – Michael (talk) 01:19, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

I've fixed the problem you were having.DMC511 13:56, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

LA Kiss roster[edit]

Their website have them listed under "Injured Reserve" at the bottom of that page. Freefalling660 (talk) 20:41, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

First of all, who is they? Second, the LA Kiss website is NOT updated regularly and I update it by looking directly at the league transactions page. DMC511 20:59, 4 August 2014 (UTC)
Where is the league's page? Freefalling660 (talk) 21:04, 4 August 2014 (UTC)
Here's the link http://www.arenafootball.com/sports/a-footbl/transactions/index.html DMC511 21:06, 4 August 2014 (UTC)
Ok, sorry for adding them on there. Freefalling660 (talk) 21:09, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Category:Arena Football League starting quarterback navigational boxes[edit]

How do you know these people started? Random one:Template:Jacksonville Sharks starting quarterback navbox WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 14:47, 16 August 2014 (UTC)

By looking up the league stats and finding out which player started and when. DMC511 23:22, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

I couldn't find games started stats. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 21:26, 25 August 2014 (UTC)
If you go to this link http://www.arenafootball.com/sports/a-footbl/stats/2014/ARI.HTM#igbg.ply you can see where it says GP/GS DMC511 21:27, 25 August 2014 (UTC)
Arenafan doesn't have games started lol, I was just wondering WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 21:32, 25 August 2014 (UTC)
Arenafan does not, but they do have game logs from 2000 to the present. I used those to help me determine who started, and when. Here's an example. http://www.arenafan.com/players/?page=players&player=11795&pageview=gamelogs DMC511 13:44, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

X-League Indoor Football[edit]

I've never seen the X-League use the "XLIF" abbreviation...they've always addressed themselves as the "X-League," just as the NBA Development League has always called themselves the "D-League". Tom Danson (talk) 19:35, 7 October 2014 (UTC)

What's left of the CIFL[edit]

The Erie Explosion, as you probably well know, just left the CIFL. That leaves five teams on the official “list” of teams that haven't left yet. Of the five, four of them were the ones that stopped playing midseason this year. The other is the Dayton Sharks, and from what I've looked at, the only activity I have seen from them is on their Twitter, which appears to be outsourced to some social media company and is spewing content totally unrelated to the team—which leads me to suspect (even though there isn't a verifiable source for this) that that team no longer exists, either. Now, I know that you do a lot of editing on the CIFL pages and I want to ask you before I do this: Do you think it's OK now to go ahead and start referring to the league in the past tense? J. Myrle Fuller (talk) 21:33, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

Dean Cokinos[edit]

Sure, I already thought about starting this and added it to requested articles sports a while ago. Appreciate the offer. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 14:19, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

Outlaws[edit]

This is confusing. At least the other team was called the Portland Storm too. I could still see people linking Las Vegas Outlaws to the wrong team. Also, the player category for the new team will probably be called Las Vegas Outlaws (Arena) players or something. Dallas Texans is a disambiguation page with Dallas Texans (NFL) and Dallas Texans (Arena) also the categories are named like Category:Dallas Texans (Arena) players. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 19:36, 17 November 2014 (UTC)

Idk, you can change it if you want. The Texans thing is probably like that because of the Chiefs being called the Texans and that would be confusing if Dallas Texans redirected to the Chiefs page. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 19:40, 17 November 2014 (UTC)

Quentin McCord[edit]

Sorry for being annoying but lol. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 19:43, 22 November 2014 (UTC)

Infobox changes[edit]

There is in no way a necessity to change the infobox on Keenan McCardell's article. Where is the draft info? The career stats? his old jersey numbers? The NFL.com link? That infobox removes useful info and by the looks of it not meant for coaches that played in the NFL. McCardelll is known for his NFL career not being a WR coach.--Yankees10 22:39, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

It would be nice if you at least explained what is so wonderful about the coaching infobox and how it is an upgrade.--Yankees10 03:50, 26 November 2014 (UTC)
Are you seriously not even going to respond? What is this? This is not how Wikipedia works. I'm trying to engage in a discussion and you apparently don't have the decency to do so and even explain why you believe this infobox is an upgrade. Do you seriously not understand that you are removing valuable information?--Yankees10 17:48, 26 November 2014 (UTC)

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