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If you object the redirect, fine, but if you nominate an article for deletion, and recommend it for a redirect, it gets thrown out. It's okay to oppose it, but your reason is nonsense. Sergecross73 msg me 23:04, 25 June 2015 (UTC)
- Nominate it for deletion if you don't want it, familiarise yourself with the process, delete and redirect is an acceptable nomination. You can't remove a page's content without going through any kind of process, that's ridiculous. - hahnchen 23:50, 25 June 2015 (UTC)
- Youve been around a long time - you know you can redirect articles without discussion if theres have valid reason - (like being unsourced for 8 years.) WP:KEEP used to say that advocating for something other than deletion is a rationale for a speedy keep, though they recently reworded it to allow for redirects too, which is different from what I've experienced years past in situations like this. Anyways, regardless, I can't find any sources for the SiN add on, so I guess I'll see you at AFD. Sergecross73 msg me 00:31, 26 June 2015 (UTC)
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Reference errors on 25 July
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Heroes of the a Lance redirect
So let's talk turkey.
Firstly, the video game is a particularly notable one (usually because it's on some "worst ever" list or another), so it may be that it is the primary topic. But I remain unconvinced, because of the long-term significance; the DragonLance series of books has been in continuous publication (with new novels released periodically) for over 30 years. While the blurb on the organization (for lack of a better term) there is short, that's because the eight individual characters are listed above in the alphabetical character lists. If you look at the page before the merger, they were grouped together.
Which leads me to my second objection: the target of the redirect was done because it was a standalone article that was merged. As such, it should continue to point to the merge target as per the consensus to merge. Doing otherwise is entirely too potentially confusing to editors who follow links intended to point to the former standalone article that predate the merge, of which there is a great many.
Which in turn brings up my last point. When I raised that same objection in my edit summary, you said I should just fix the link. No, as the one who changed where a redirect was pointing, it was your responsibility to make sure the links were fixed to point to the right target. Just like when a page is moved. Don't make bold changes and expect others to clean up your mess. That's just rude. oknazevad (talk) 15:16, 8 August 2015 (UTC)
- The video game is the primary topic. Searching for "Heroes of the Lance" in any search engine brings up the video game, not the characters. The video game article is an actual encyclopedia article, with third party references and provides context for unfamiliar readers. The character article, is full of non-notable minutiae written exclusively for fans of the series. There's so very little on the Heroes in the Lance in the characters article that I find it useless to even hatnote the game for, if they are covered somewhere above, then they should be linked. - hahnchen 17:46, 8 August 2015 (UTC)
You undid Czar's redirect and objected to it, please comment on the AfD with your current opinion on what should be done with the article (the AfD is really low in participation and you seemed to hold an opinion that is probably worth hearing out). Thanks! ☺ · Salvidrim! · ✉ 16:14, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
GamesTM scan request
Hey, hahnchen. I've been working on bringing Maniac Mansion up to featured status lately—the content was all there after the previous push a few years ago; I just had to copyedit it. Unfortunately, one of the key sources used in the article is a Maniac Mansion + Day of the Tentacle feature in GamesTM, which I can't access for spotchecking purposes. Whoever added the source seems to have mangled it: allegedly the feature's in a 2010 issue, but it looks like you've got it in the one from November 2007 (issue 63). If possible, would you mind scanning it for me? A lot has changed since the article was first expanded, and I'm worried that it might have become unfaithful to the original sources. Thanks a ton. JimmyBlackwing (talk) 19:37, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
- I do have access to that issue, but it is in storage, so will take two weeks to attain. I have the original GamesTM magazine (2007), and the article must have been republished in a GamesTM Retro Companion in 2010. Please send me an email and I will reply with scans. - hahnchen 10:51, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
GamesTM Rare scans
Hi there, hahnchen. I'm gathering Battletoads-related stuff for a future collaboration, and as it turns out you own a couple of games™ issues with features on Rare's history. I wonder if you could take a quick glance at the articles and let me know if there's anything relevant. —Electroguv (talk) 20:38, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
- I won't be able to do that until late October. I don't have easy access to my magazines as they are in storage. I already have your email, and will let send you anything I find. - hahnchen 19:20, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
- Emailed you a few sources that I found. - hahnchen 21:46, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
Right now, I switched preference to "400px". As a result, this image looks bigger at 360px max, and it's a square image, neither portrait nor landscape. With 320px, the image looks adequate enough. If you disagree, complain this to Theopolisme. --George Ho (talk) 14:47, 14 October 2015 (UTC)
- Complain about what? What does Theo have to do with anything? I have previously complained about the bot at WT:RFBA and WP:VP. Despite people agreeing with me, it turns out that bot approvers and authors don't actually give a shit when bots enable bad editing.
- I also complained about your pointless tagging of already low resolution images at User_talk:George_Ho/Archives/2015/Q3#Be_careful_on_using_non-free_reduce and you continued to do it. - hahnchen 18:51, 14 October 2015 (UTC)
- How low is 360px for a squared image? --George Ho (talk) 21:19, 14 October 2015 (UTC)
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