User talk:Cache

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Great Start[edit]

Greetings! I see you've gotten off to a great start. Keep up the good work, and if you have any questions, leave a message at my talk page. Thanks for helping out! -BobTheZombie (talk) 15:12, 22 October 2014 (PDT)

Award[edit]

Hy Cache great to have contributing now on Sarna. Have this Image Import Award, 1st ribbon award from me, thanks a lot for new uploaded pics. und image summary template updates, cheers.--Doneve (talk) 13:25, 7 November 2014 (PST)

Technically, Image Import Awards need to be awarded by Admins, but given that I was coming here to award you with one for all your work providing updated images for various articles, it seems fitting that I endorse Doneve's. I appreciate the work you're doing, and i'd like to join Doneve in thanking you for your efforts.BrokenMnemonic (talk) 12:14, 8 November 2014 (PST)
Thank you both for the award/endorsement. I'm happy to be putting my collection to further use. Cache (talk) 09:16, 9 November 2014 (PST)

Welcome![edit]

Greetings, and a somewhat belated welcome from me, too! Let me echo BobTheZombie, you've gotten off to a great start indeed. I noted you've been working on the Unseen article, which really badly needs a workover that I've conssitently postponed doing myself for many years. So I'm very glad that you're doing this, especially as you seem to be knowledgeable on the subject. Have an award: All Purpose Award, 1st ribbon

Sidenote regarding the Leopard: Like the Galleon tank it was never expressly declared unseen, but it is clearly taken from the same third-party anime sources as the unseen BattleMechs. Frabby (talk) 02:18, 8 November 2014 (PST)

Thank you for the award. I've put off updating my own website with any of the recent events regarding the Unseen because that is going to be a good bit of work. Updating articles here is so much easier. I'm still confused about some like the Thunderbolt and Locust, which have appeared in recent products but are still on the Unseen list at bg.battletech.com. I would ask about them over there but I'm not sure I want to poke the hornet's nest.
In regards to the Galleon tank, it was declared Unseen, just not immediately. I guess the initial focus was on 'Mechs. The Leopard, Corsair, and Sparrowhawk are inspired by Crusher Joe designs but not direct copies like the Galleon, Samurai, and Locust. Cache (talk) 09:14, 9 November 2014 (PST)

Images[edit]

Hi Cache, be advised that it is not necessary to upload additional images of units unless these images are somehow relevant content. We might get into legal hot waters otherwise, as the Fair Use rationale may not apply if an image is uploaded for no particular reason. See also Policy:Images. Frabby (talk) 01:26, 16 November 2014 (PST)

My thought when uploading the extra images was to show other artist's depiction of the units, since there tends to be major differences. Is that relevant enough or should I stick to uploading only pictures of variants that are not already present? Cache (talk) 09:01, 16 November 2014 (PST)
I'm not an expert with the policies, but the different artists' renditions can vary quite a bit, so I'd say that it'd be reason enough to add them. -BobTheZombie (talk) 09:32, 16 November 2014 (PST)
If the renditions from different artists are different then I'd say that's fair enough. Nothing to see, move on. :) Frabby (talk) 13:53, 16 November 2014 (PST)

Rapier Redirect[edit]

Hi Cache, I made Rapier (Naval Vessel Support Vehicle)‎ redirect because that technically alternate name of that naval support vehicle. if feel it should be deleted. I can understand. I felt it necessary evil Incase there other units named Rapier are introduced. -- Wrangler (talk) 13:16, 5 December 2014 (PST)

It doesn't bother me either way, really. I suggested deletion because I didn't see (Naval Vessel Support Vehicle) on the Rapier-class page in the book and there are no longer links to it. Searching for "rapier" will send you straight to the ASF page. I put the 'other uses' link at the top rather than creating a disambiguation page because the naval vessel is such an obscure unit. Cache (talk) 15:43, 5 December 2014 (PST)

Brian's Cache[edit]

Thanks for linking to this on your user profile here. I've never built any minis, but have commissioned some that I just attempted to do some repairs on. Now, after checking out your instructionals, I see how putty can be used to hold something into place while it's curing, which was very frustrating to me when I attempted it. You've convinced me that maybe I 'can' build my own minis, so I just started stocking up on some of the tools you pages recommend. Thanks! --Revanche (talk|contribs) 18:13, 24 August 2015 (PDT)

Happy to hear that the info was helpful! --Cache (talk) 20:58, 24 August 2015 (PDT)

Images[edit]

Hi Cache, thanks so much to uploade missing images and add some missing thinks to the image summary template, have your second Image Import Award, 2nd ribbon award, cheers.--Doneve (talk) 15:47, 16 July 2016 (PDT)