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Updated DYK query On 8 September, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Dick Woodson, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

--JayHenry (talk) 00:51, 8 September 2008 (UTC)


Thanks for the note! Wow, my first DYK article (although I couln't have done it without Fvasconcellos's help). --ἀνυπόδητος (talk) 17:41, 8 September 2008 (UTC)

No problem! If you ever need my help, especially in the DYK process, feel free to ask me. :-) -- RyRy (talk) 01:46, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Getting the Wikipedia Post to be seen

Hi there, Just came on board to Wikipedia. I made a page about the upcoming film "The Stoning of Soraya M" and I try to google it and can't find it anywhere. here is the link that I have:

Any help? Tberden (talk) 00:29, 9 September 2008 (UTC) T.J. 9/8

Hm, I'm not sure how Google works when it comes to updating, etc. I suggest asking at the Wikipedia:Help desk. You might be able to get more answers there. And welcome to Wikipedia, Tberden! -- RyRy (talk) 01:46, 9 September 2008 (UTC)


Thats cool RyRy - (oh and I respect your edits) ... sometime lots of haste, but little speed. I'm hoping that I can triumph over my fingers ability to make mistakes :-) Victuallers (talk) 08:11, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

User page resign

Hi! I was just wondering if you still do this? If so, could you take a look at my page and see if it is possible? Because although it doesn't have a lot of a text in it; and after 3 years of my userpage just looking like an article, I feel I need a redesign. Thanks. - Nick C (talk) 22:43, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Sure, I could probably think of something to redesign your user page. Any specifics (colors, etc.)? -- RyRy (talk) 22:59, 9 September 2008 (UTC)
I would like a green feel to my page, however not too light green though, bad on the eyes! The Edit Count and Other Stuff sub-sections could be moved to a subpage; my personal userboxes can be condensed into a scrollable sidebar like the shoutbox is here and the WikiProject ones can be made collapsable. I would also like the font to be changed to "Kristen ITC" if possible. Thanks! - Nick C (talk) 09:58, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

user page request

When you have time and if you don't mind, my userpage needs serious help again. I added some things and goofed it up. I posted on your talk page on Sept 3rd. I think you missed it but It's ok. Thank you!! --Npnunda (talk) 02:57, 10 September 2008 (UTC) No problem. Thank you for your help!! --Npnunda (talk) 04:25, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

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Thanks for the DYK notification from me and Nick! --Gwib (talk) 13:12, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your comment. Gwib is actually my own creation (although not a sock-puppet - at least I don't think so, on the last observation). Nick Michael (talk) 21:48, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

Next update

Please take a second look at the lead hook for the next update. According to the article, the original Kamikaze was not a mission in the commonly known sense of a suicide attack. It was a nick name of a Japanese passenger plane. The hook reads: ... that Tachikawa Airfield (pictured) was the military base in Tokyo from which the 1937 Kamikaze mission to London took off? I think it should read instead, "from which the 1937 original "Kamikaze" passenger plane to London took of" or something like that. Cheers, --Poeticbent talk 17:04, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

I believe your mistaken. I didn't load the current next update, so saying "second look" is redundant, because I never took a "first look". I loaded the update that is currently on T:DYK and on the Main Page as I write this. If you look at this, you can probably see I never loaded the current one. But I'll take your word for it, and I'll change the hook for you. Thanks, RyRy (talk) 19:26, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
Sorry for the misunderstanding. I thought of your page as the next update which it obviously isn't. That's because I always look at your page first, a personal quirk. Anyhow, the hook looks much better now. Thanks for fixing it. --Poeticbent talk 21:06, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
No problem. Thanks for asking though. Cheers, RyRy (talk) 21:31, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Did You Know

Hey RyRy. Can you do me a favor? I have an adoptee, User:Chamal N, who just submitted his first DYK nomination. Would you mind reviewing his nomination? I would, but it would be a conflict of interest. Thanks for the help.--LAAFansign review 17:49, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for reviewing it. I'm trying to steer my adoptee towards working on articles more, the same way you did with me.--LAAFansign review 21:19, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
Ah, good. :) Nice to hear it. Your doing just fine, LAAFan. Just be careful with those speedy deletion requests. I saw some were reverted in your contributions, and they didn't meet WP:CSD. When you get around mentoring your adoptee around that area (assuming s/he would like to learn more about CSD), be careful. You wouldn't want to teach your adoptee false info. Other than that, keep it up! -- RyRy (talk) 21:31, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, I've ultimately decided to almost cease tagging for CSD. I'll only do it every once in a while, so I lower that level of concern for editors.--LAAFansign review 22:40, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Portland Monthly

Thanks for the verification at T:TDYK for this article's hook and your kind comment. This is quite a nice system we have going at WP:DYK now with the verification symbols - it makes checking hooks for the Next Update much faster. Cirt (talk) 21:36, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

No problem, anytime. I agree, it makes it much quicker to tell weather a hook has been reviewed and verified to move to the next update. Cirt, if you become an administrator, don't forget to add yourself to WP:DYK/A! :) Speaking of the next update... we need an administrator to update it. I'll go look for one... -- RyRy (talk) 21:48, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
Thank you for your encouraging words. Cirt (talk) 21:58, 13 September 2008 (UTC)


Hello again. I noticed you were listed at WP:DYK/A, and that you happened to be online and editing. If you get the chance, could you update T:DYK with T:DYK/N? We need an administrator to go through the protected template to do it. If you would like, I'll be happy to do the credits if you can't. Thanks! -- RyRy (talk) 21:52, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Oh, never mind, BorgQueen got it. Thanks anyway for adding yourself at WP:DYK/A! Cheers, RyRy (talk) 21:54, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
BQ never sleeps .... :-) Victuallers (talk) 21:57, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
I would have to go against that. ;-) -- RyRy (talk) 22:03, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Thx! Victuallers (talk) 22:12, 13 September 2008 (UTC)


Think List of Seattle Mariners all time saves leaders is a bit specific? --Admrb♉ltz (talk) 00:41, 14 September 2008 (UTC)

Yes. Something like that could be a good FL candidate. Why do you ask? -- RyRy (talk) 00:55, 14 September 2008 (UTC)
I was thinking about creating it, so you are saying it would be OK to create it, cause I was concerned that it may be too specific of an article. --Admrb♉ltz (talk) 00:58, 14 September 2008 (UTC)
I think it's okay to create it. After all, it is all time save leaders. I don't see much of a problem. If your still not sure, maybe getting a second opinion might help. -- RyRy (talk) 01:03, 14 September 2008 (UTC)


Yes, LAAFan told me he asked you to review it. Wasn't too sure if it would pass though, somehow. Thanks for the thumbs up. Chamal Talk ± 10:45, 14 September 2008 (UTC)

My RfA

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Name change notice

Hey there, long time no see. I just thought I'd quickly inform you that my username has been changed from A Prodigy -> Blooded Edge. Hope you're well, by the way, did you actually design all those icons on your icon page? If so, that is one superhuman effort :-O. Anyway, regards, Blooded Edge Sign/Talk 22:26, 16 September 2008 (UTC)

Great work deserves praise

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In celebration of your extraordinary contributions, your indefatigable spirit and your dedication to helping others. Truly, you are an amazing editor! Ecoleetage (talk) 02:50, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
Thank you, Ecoleetage. :) -- RyRy (talk) 03:03, 17 September 2008 (UTC)


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List of New York Mets Opening Day starting pitchers

Mets are up on FLC now. Could you place your three ~ next to conoms? --Admrboltz (talk) 23:20, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

I didn't step on your toes did I? --Admrboltz (talk) 23:27, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
Hmm? -- RyRy (talk) 23:27, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
I didn't like nominate it before you wanted to, or should I have waited for you to nom it? --Admrboltz (talk) 23:29, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
Oh, it doesn't matter much to me. As long as it is nominated, I'm happy. :-) -- RyRy (talk) 23:30, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
Okay, just making sure, as you had said you would be busy this week. The other person was cool too, I had ment to work on the rest this weekend, but hey :) --Admrboltz (talk) 23:34, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

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Reno request

Hiya.. I have what is hopefully a very minor request, because I am completely confused.

On my page, the nav box at the top shouldn't be 'broken' off from the rest of the content below. I can't figure out how or why it happened; everything on the page should be contained within the very dark grey box surrounding the nav. Would you be able to help me understand what I messed up?

Thanks, Prince of Canada t | c 03:57, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

Hey there, I tried to fix it, but I'm not entirely sure if that is exactly what you wanted fixed. Feel free to revert my edit! Yours, RyRy (talk) 04:35, 23 September 2008 (UTC)
Hi.. no.. all of the infoboxes are displaying properly on that brownish-grey background with the lighter grey border. The navbar is within a dark-dark grey box, which should be covering the whole page, with all other elements on top of it, with the exact layout they have right now. Thank you for trying though! Prince of Canada t | c 05:03, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

Thank you, RyRY

Thank you for supporting my RfA nomination, RyRy. I look forward now to being able to help further at DYK. And I appreciate the confidence. Cbl62 (talk) 06:19, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

25 DYK medal

Dyk25.svg The 25DYK Medal
I hereby award the 25 DYK medal toRyRy for his contributions to the Did you know? project. You've fielded enough baseball players for more than two full teams, and even given them uniforms! (Now your challenge is to field an entire league's worth of players ;) Thanks for all that you do and congratulations on the milestone! JayHenry (talk) 02:50, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Thank you, JayHenry, and your welcome! :) I'll work on an entire league at some point. ;) –RyRy (talk) 02:56, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

You need at least a full batting order for 14 different teams, so that works out to 126 baseball DYKs to achieve the league milestone. Probably better do a stadium or two as well so they have a place to play. --JayHenry (talk) 03:00, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
Well, I'll see what I can do. I'll be done in a year. ;) – RyRy (talk) 03:07, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

If you have a spare time

Could you look at it[1] and honor the two editors by giving DYK 25 medals? And congratulations for your medal and achievement. Thanks.--Caspian blue (talk) 02:57, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Thank you. :) Funny, I was just reading that section on Cirt's talk page. Will do. –RyRy (talk) 03:00, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
Really? I just saw your nominating yourself to the list, and you also happen to be admin. :) Thanks.--Caspian blue (talk) 03:02, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
I think you have yourself misunderstood. I'm an administratorhere and here, but not here. I just read that you wanted an administrator to give them the award? I don't see much reason why, but if you want an administrator to do it, I'll go ahead and leave it up to someone else. – RyRy (talk) 03:14, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
Oh, I apologize for my misunderstanding. However, I still think that you're a very qualified person to give the award to the editors because you've received the award already and anyway you're admin to the two Wikiprojects, and native speaker. :) So please do me the favor. By the way, I thought you're already an admin due to your active contributions to main spaces (your screen name is very catchy), arn't you going to do for RFA in future? --Caspian blue (talk) 12:00, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
You mean a second RfA. I already had my first about a month ago (didn't go so well basically because of the problems I had around March–May). In the future (again), but not now. Thank you for your kind words though. :) -- RyRy(talk) 01:03, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
Oops, sorry again. I did not know that......--Caspian blue (talk) 03:48, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Your user page

Hey RyRy, I just wanted to let you know that under the "Here on the English Wikipedia" section, in the last sentence, your links to your talk page and email point to the wrong person :] « Gonzo fan2007 (talk) @ 03:20, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Heh, thanks for the note. I'm RyanCross on other WikiMedia projects, so I guess I got mixed up on which wiki I was editing at the time. Funny, but we both left a message on eachother's talk pages at the same time! – RyRy(talk) 03:24, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
Haha, yeah I saw that. You had "blah blah WP:AIV ." I just removed the space after AIV. And yeah I figured that you had just mixed the links up. « Gonzo fan2007 (talk) @ 03:27, 25 September 2008 (UTC)


Sorry I didn't see the template - I think we edited almost at the same time. I will leave it to you now. Good work. --BorgQueen (talk) 04:28, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

No problem, BorgQueen. I didn't get into an edit conflict, so no harm done. Thank you. --RyRy (talk) 04:31, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

List of New York Mets Opening Day starting pitchers

Updated DYK query On 26 September, 2008, Did you know? was updated witha fact from the article List of New York Mets Opening Day starting pitchers, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

--BorgQueen (talk) 16:36, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Swift crediting

My "special gadget" is Firefox. :-D I open a lot of taps and click each user's talk page and then their "new section", and copy-paste {{subst:UpdatedDYK|27 September|2008|Article name}} --~~~~ onto all the taps, and click "save page" for all the taps, completing the process in less than a minute, if I am not distracted by something else. --BorgQueen (talk) 06:08, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

By the way, I am glad that you seem to have acquired the skill of making a balanced group of hooks. Please try to have a variety of hooks in terms of nationality and subject; I know it can be difficult sometimes but when there are no available hooks for that purpose it is perfectly justifiable to get one or two hooks slightly ahead of cue. --BorgQueen (talk) 06:29, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

CHU request

Hi Ryan, I've left a note at your CHU request. You should note after two renames, bureaucrats will (by precedent) not usually rename again. Regards, Caulde17:51, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

My RfA

Hurricane Kate (2003)- Good pic.jpg Thank you for supporting me in my RfA, which passed with a count of (154/3/2). I appreciate the community's trust in me, and I will do my best to be sure it won't regret handing me the mop. I am honored by your trust and your support. Again, thank you. –Juliancolton TropicalCyclone 19:38, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

DYK credit

Heh, thanks for fixing up my little mis-crediting at T:DYK/N. :-) I guess I was a little busy and forgot to copy/paste the nominator message to the credit section, and then reformat, to include LAAFan. Kind of a little reminder when doing things to maintain a consistent method for accuracy. Face-smile.svg Thanks, JamieS93 02:03, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

No problem. :-) Nice work at DYK also, Jamie. I've seen you around there very actively. --RyRy (talk) 02:24, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

DYK for List of Arizona Diamondbacks managers

Updated DYK query On 28 September, 2008, Did you know? was updated witha fact from the article List of Arizona Diamondbacks managers, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Thank you for your contributions! - Cheers, Mailer Diablo 05:50, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Thank you. -- RyRy Public (talk) 07:39, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Secret Page

If you deleted your secret page and the secret page barnstar that I created from it, can you at least provide me with a copy of the barnstar? Tezkag72 (talk) 14:18, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

RE : DYK credits

Thanks! I've done up the rest. :) - Cheers, Mailer Diablo 18:02, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Copyedit for "The Other Woman"

Hello, are you interested in copyediting the former/future FAC The Other Woman (Lost)? It has already received a couple copyedits, but DecKiller felt that it could use another one for his support. I started at the bottom of PRV looking through users who like to copyedit "television", "popular culture" or "anything" and found that pretty much all of them are inactive, busy or through past experience, not the best copyeditor. Thanks, –thedemonhog talkedits 03:37, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Hey there. Thanks for asking, but I'm not very good at copyediting articles un-related tobaseball. I will see what I can do (if any). Don't expect much or any work from me though... --RyRy (talk) 03:47, 29 September 2008 (UTC)


Yeah sure, here's my review: you should run for adminship!
Hehe, yeah sure I'll give you some good questions, but it will probably be a few days, I have a big test on Tuesday! If I dont remember, just send me a message on Tuesday reminding me! Im off to bed now, have a good night Ry! « Gonzo fan2007 (talk) @ 04:18, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Well I read through your RFA (which was depressing for me) and I left you some questions on the review page. I really would like to get some dialogue here, and try and help to explain some of the things you were opposed for. « Gonzo fan2007 (talk) @ 04:51, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
Haha, jeez you were faster than me! « Gonzo fan2007 (talk) @ 04:52, 1 October 2008 (UTC)


Weeds are always a good source of potential DYKs. There are often many government websites (i.e. reliable sources :) ) out there with pretty detailed information and a good detailed profile. The seedlings of Ochna serrulata are damn hard to pull out! A couple of things - the scientific name is always italicized, and one very rarely (I'd say never but I suspect there is some odd exception out there) uses "the" or "a" in front of it. Nice expansion, and feel free to expand any more :) Cheers, Casliber (talk ·contribs) 15:10, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

List of Arizona Diamondbacks managers

I am almost forgot; thanks for expanding the above article. By doing that, you netted me a DYK on an article I gave up on. Cheers.--LAAFansign review 01:56, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

No problem! Thanks, RyRy (talk) 01:57, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the notice on the message bar. I was actually going to remove it today anyway, because it was getting on my nerves.--LAAFansign review 13:44, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Userpage design

Hello there RyRy, hope your doing well. I just wanted to drop you a note that I will not be needing my userpage (and/or subpages) redesigned by yourself. Not for prejudical reasons, I've played around with some codes and the current format works perfectly well for me. Hope you don't mind,Blooded Edge Sign/Talk 20:18, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

PS: What happened to your own 'page? It has been stripped down considerably. Blooded Edge Sign/Talk 20:18, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Thank you for the note. I noticed that you had already made a new design for your user page, and assumed you didn't need a redesign anymore, so I already knew beforehand. And yes, I've changed my user page. There are just so many nice designs out there to use, I couldn't choose the right one for me. Knowing that, I wanted to show to others what I have done for the encyclopedia (that's why we're here! To build an encyclopedia.) , so I made a simple design based on some parts of the user pages ofCaulde, Sean Whitton, and Cirt, and added a list of articles I've worked on in my time here. RyRy (talk) 00:45, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Thats nice to hear, thanks for replying. Cheers, Blooded Edge Sign/Talk 17:48, 3 October 2008 (UTC)


I saw you changed your userpage (again). Just to let you know, your article section says your FL is List of Yankees opening day starters, when I think you contributed to the Mets opening day starters. Am I correct?--LAAFansign review 00:19, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Yep, you're correct. I just noticed that! Thanks. I guess when I was making that list, I was thinking of the last game at Yankee Stadium, a place with a lot of history in it. So I probably accidentally typed "Yankees" instead of "Mets". Well anyway, thanks for the note. I'll fix it right away. And about the redesign.... I'll probably try to stick with the current one for now. The reason for my redesign can be found in the section above this one. Yours, RyRy (talk) 00:45, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Invitation to Shoutbox

Hi! I'm Vinson and I invite you to post in my shoutbox! You can post anything you want and get a chance to communicate with others. It is located at User:Vinsfan368/Shout. I hope to see you there! Vinson 02:52, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Thanks, but no thanks. -- RyRy(talk) 04:38, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Randy Ruiz GA

you wanting to nominate it for GA? ==Admrboltz (talk)

I am not sure what WP:BASEBALLs standards are for whats included in an article. Maybe add a statistics box? --Admrboltz (talk) 08:05, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
Maybe compare it to Rickey Henderson and see what we may be able to add? --Admrboltz (talk) 08:12, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Major League Wiffle

Hi Ryan! User:Travellingcari/Major League Wiffle (MLW) was an article you worked on some months ago. It was deleted at AfD but Philippe gave it to me. Do you want it back to work on? I admit I forgot about it and haven't touched it following my initial clean-up. TravellingCari 19:43, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Hi Cari. Sure, I'll be happy to work on it again. Thank you very much for your cleanup you previously did also, I appreciate it. I wasn't that good of an article writer back then, so I didn't know much about writing articles and what really are reliable sources. I'll see what I can do this time. Thanks, RyRy (talk) 00:31, 4 October 2008 (UTC)
Glad it will go to a new home that won't neglect it as I have :) Feel free to move it to your own workspace and/or work on it in mine, I'm not fussed. I re-found it by accident. Was happy to help clean it up as I think there's some substance there, although I'm not yet 100% sure it's notable. We all improve over time, it's what learning is about. Have a good day and welcome to your new identity :) TravellingCari 04:53, 5 October 2008 (UTC)
Well, if someone else thinks it's not 100% notable, it'll probably just take another ride at WP:AFD. We'll see. Until then (hopefully "then" won't happen), I'll work on it and see if I can get it on the Main Page as a DYK. Take care, Cari, and I just wanted to say thank you for your comments at my last RfA, and for all the other times you helped me when I was a "problem" editor. – RyanCross (talk) 05:00, 5 October 2008 (UTC)
No problem, always happy to give feedback. I think you're trying and you are improving. You seem to be an eager student, which is good although you have awful taste in baseball :-p. I think you're going to be a solid editor for a long time to come, and an admin one day too. I don't watch your page, just peeking in now for answers to this discussion but feel free to poke me if you have a question or if I can help with anything. TravellingCari 21:27, 5 October 2008 (UTC)
Very well. Thank you for your kind words, Cari (can I call you Cari? :)). – RyanCross (talk) 21:29, 5 October 2008 (UTC)
Sure, it's a nickname from my nickname which on wiki has become TCari. To quote one of my favorite professors, "You can call me whatever you want -- just don't call me late for supper." TravellingCari 00:20, 6 October 2008 (UTC)


I was just wondering if you like to copyedit articles, because I may have an article that needs it. RedThunder 12:01, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

To me it really depends on what the article is. If you give me a link to it, I'll see if I can do anything to help. -- RyRy (talk) 16:08, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

September Newsletter

The September version of the WikiProject Earthquakes newsletter has been posted! Be sure to check it out! — Ceranthor [Formerly LordSunday] 14:15, 4 October 2008 (UTC)


Saw you crossed yourself out. I have a request now. Could you put in your opinion on the talk page of WP:ADOPT? I'm currently attempting to get an update of the adoptor's area page. Since your profile needs to be updated, you would be the ideal support of my proposal.--LAAFansign review 17:11, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

The reason why I'm not adopting him is because I already have an adoptee. I don't want more at the moment, so technically I am updated since I did saw I might take two users, and I could easily say "no" if they do ask and I'm not up for it at the time. So again, I am technically updated. -- RyRy (talk) 17:15, 4 October 2008 (UTC)


Cheers mate ;)

I actually knew most of that from Borg Queen, and have actually ahd to of my updates on the Main Page :D. Thanks anyway though, better to be told more than once than not told ;).

Could you review my edit once its complete (ill remove {{inuse}}).


BG7even 17:13, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

Cool, many thanks!
BG7even 17:18, 4 October 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for looking over it!
I guess it was all ok except that?
I'm not yet confident enough to allow one of my "Next Updates" to go online without being checked ;).
BG7even 18:19, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

DYK images

For my DYKs, I've added some images. I'm curious to know how well-connected the image has to be to the primary article in the DYK line to be allowed? For the ones that I added, are they acceptable? Gary King (talk) 17:51, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

The image for any DYK hook should preferably be the article featured as the DYK itself. An image that is not about the actual DYK article will sometimes be accepted, really depending on what the hook is. I took a look at the images you added, and only thought one of them might be confusing. It was the following:
DSLite white trans.png
The problem with the image is the image might confuse people between the Nintendo DS Lite and Nintendo DSi, since they look pretty similar, even if it does have (pictured) in the hook. If you had an image of the Nintendo DSi instead of the DS Lite, that would be much better. But like I said before, hooks like these will sometimes be accepted. If they are not accepted, they'll just add the hooks alone without the images. They'll usually remove images from hooks at the next update because the image is low quality, it causes a problem for the update somehow, there are too many hooks with images and they just had to remove an image from a hook, etc. -- RyRy (talk) 18:04, 4 October 2008 (UTC)
Okay I figured the image would be removed if it wasn't accepted. I will try to add images whenever I can so that they have the option of using it if they want to. Gary King (talk) 18:14, 4 October 2008 (UTC)