User talk:GabeIglesia

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DODS[edit]

Hi, GabeIglesia! Just to say I am removing the wikilinks you added to the Dods disambiguation page to conform with the Manual of Style MOS:DABENTRY specifically the bit about: "Include exactly one navigable (blue) link to efficiently guide readers to the most relevant article for that use of the ambiguous term. Do not wikilink any other words in the line." Kerry (talk) 20:38, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

I also added DODS as an abbreviation in the Day of Defeat: Source page, as abbreviations aren't supposed to appear in disambiguation pages unless the article itself introduces the abbreviation MOS:DABACRO. But, then I noticed there is a DODS disambiguation page, which might be the better place for the game entry than the Dods disambiguation page. Then I wondered if the abbreviation was DoDS (or some other capitalisation). At which point I thought it better to ask you to decide what the best capitalisation is (I guess the one in common use) and deal with the disambiguation accordingly. What do you reckon? Kerry (talk) 20:52, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello, Kerry! Thank you for fixing that on the disambiguation page. As for the abbreviation suggestion, I believe an appropriate abbreviation for Day of Defeat: Source is DoDS or DoD:S. I think DoD:S is in more common use in the community, although Valve has also referred to it as DoD: Source. Similarly, Counter-Strike: Source, which is also a Source upgrade of its respective game, is often abbreviated as CS:S or CSS, so that should be considered. GabeIglesia (talk) 23:28, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

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Hi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:GabeIglesia! I'm Gabe Mcguire and I thank you for ur Info on my talking page. Also if you would like read about my backround on my page. P.S. talk to you soon! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Gabe112097 (talkcontribs) 05:35, 21 November 2012 (UTC)

Steam category[edit]

Is there a consensus for adding this category? Steam handles loads of games. This kind of massive editing spree needs some discussion before you waste your time. Try bringing it up at WT:VG. Thanks! Blake (Talk·Edits) 02:53, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

I think the person you'd want to inquire would be Player017, since it was originally that particular user who launched it. I had assumed the category was already discussed at some particular time and place elsewhere since it was already rolling under way. On that note, a similar situation is with categories that characterize games by platform (Categories for Windows and Xbox Live Arcade, as examples), if we are to consider the same rationale that there are just so many games for that one particular characteristic. Thank you for bringing this to mind though. GabeIglesia (talk) 03:14, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
Okay, I'll talk to him. The thing is, Steam has consistently been a matter of discussion of whether or not it is considered "a platform", and I think the general consensus is that it is a store, not a platform. Thanks, Blake (Talk·Edits) 15:00, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
Turns out I was beaten to it, and the category is up for deletion discussion. Blake (Talk·Edits) 15:02, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
Ah, I see. Thanks much for referring me to the right place! GabeIglesia (talk) 16:08, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

Wikify has been deprecated[edit]

Hi Gabelglesia! Just a friendly note that {{Wikify}} has been deprecated in favor of more specific templates. For example, in Bruce Dinsmore, I replaced {{Wikify section}} with {{Needs table}}.. Happy editing, and happy new year! GoingBatty (talk) 04:28, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for finding a more appropriate and specific one! It works very well. GabeIglesia (talk) 05:07, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

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who are you[edit]

hello, i dont think everyone know who you are.

pls. before writing advices to other people consider introducing yourself.TheXYWriter (talk) 18:21, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

best regards — Preceding unsigned comment added by TheXYWriter (talkcontribs) 18:10, 12 March 2014 (UTC)