User talk:DerangedShadow


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Hi, just an explanation why I rolled back your edit: The text in question was a direct quote, and as such needs to quote verbatim. I have created a redirect from the redlink to cover the problem once and for all for all links using downcase spelling. Another possible solution would have been a piped link.

Thanks for editing! Frabby 08:40, 14 June 2012 (PDT)

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--Scaletail 06:17, 16 June 2012 (PDT)

Good Article Award[edit]

Saw the work you put into A Call to Arms. Like it. Actually, I'm very happy that another person besides me has begun to create articles on novels including the plot summary writeup, so that even people without access to that novel would know the canon-relevant content. Have a Good Article Award!
Good Article Award, 1st ribbon Frabby 15:28, 4 July 2012 (PDT)

Thank you very much Frabby. It's the least I can do for this site that I use quite a bit. Since the only thing I truly own that I can add value to this site is all the Mechwarrior Dark Age books, I thought I would add what I can. DerangedShadow 18:15, 4 July 2012 (PDT)

Year Pages[edit]

Hy i read your talk on [Frabby's] page, i appriciate your entusiastic to update the year pages, i disagree in one point, keep in mind some pages are empty while some content was deleted, please take a look on the 3096 history, when the added content was not supported by an article then Revanche and by myself deleted the content of the page but not removed the year page template from sarna, i hope some contributors added content to the empty pages with on blue link and not with red links, i hope you fill in some empty pages, sorry for raw writing, but i think you know what i mean, please keep up your good writing and add more [Dark Age] articles, greetings.--Doneve 16:23, 12 July 2012 (PDT)

Alright, I was trying to be helpful about the wanted pages having years on it, thought it best to see about eliminating them so the wanted pages was free of them. That is why I asked Frabby before I started doing anything with it. I shall stop doing with what I was doing. DerangedShadow 16:31, 12 July 2012 (PDT)
I think you must not stop your work, i updated at this time the Manufacturing Timeline and switch then to the year pages to integrate some content, i don't want you stop what you do.--Doneve 16:35, 12 July 2012 (PDT)
So you would like me to continue with the mass year page creation? DerangedShadow 16:37, 12 July 2012 (PDT)
Yes continue.--Doneve 17:35, 12 July 2012 (PDT)


Hy great article but the Vali was not produced on Torrence its produced on Ozawa, i update the manufacturer page.--Doneve (talk) 20:00, 20 June 2013 (PDT)

I see what I skipped now. Thanks for fixing that ^_^ DerangedShadow (talk) 20:04, 20 June 2013 (PDT)

Character Naming[edit]

Hello Mbear, question for you about the naming standard on Sarna for pages of characters with the same name. Taking for example Thaddeus Marik which will bring you to the disambiguation for three different Thaddeus'. I than go to Christopher Marik which brings you to two different pages, either Christopher Marik (24th c.) or Christopher Marik (32nd c.). Question is, I need to create a page for Kenyon Marik of the Dark Age instead of Kenyon Marik the Captain-General. So which naming method should be used to differentiate these two characters? DerangedShadow (talk) 17:37, 13 January 2014 (PST)

I'm not as familiar with the naming conventions for characters as I should be. That said I think your question might be better posted on the Biography Project Talk page. If you can't get an answer there, we're all in trouble! ;) --Mbear(talk) 04:55, 14 January 2014 (PST)

Andrew Steiner[edit]

Hy, i found a another Andrew Steiner in the 1st Somerset Strikers (sourcebook) p. 58, this was a reminder for you about character naming, hope this help.--Doneve (talk) 20:05, 20 January 2014 (PST)

Thanks Doneve, though now that brings up another question about the naming structure. The older characters should be getting the normal name with the newer ones based on the century that they mainly lived, which means I must go modify the Archon Andrew of the early Dark Age. DerangedShadow (talk) 06:23, 21 January 2014 (PST)

All Purpose Award[edit]

I'd like to award you with an all purpose award All Purpose Award, 1st ribbon for your disambiguation work. That sort of stuff is badly needed here and its great to see someone else working hard on it. Keep up the good work! -BobTheZombie (talk) 14:37, 22 May 2014 (PDT)

Why thank you Bob, I can agree at how needed it is and have added it to the list of things I shall push forward in accomplishing. DerangedShadow (talk) 15:16, 22 May 2014 (PDT)

Thought you might be interested...[edit]

I did a playthrough of MechCommander 2 and thought you might be interested in taking a look, not sure why I didn't think to mention it earlier. I can't post the link, but if you want to take a look, the youtube video extension is y6D8hCwCRYY --Shockeray (talk) 17:09, 10 July 2014 (PDT)

So Many Disambigs![edit]

Man, I'm impressed at the sheer volume of edits you've made recently. This makes me want to edit more than I have been, and I want your hard work to be recognized, so here's a Substantial Addition award for all those disambiguations you've fixed: Substantial Addition Award, 1st ribbon . You're doing great work here, man, and keep it up! -BobTheZombie (talk) 14:55, 15 July 2014 (PDT)

Thanks Bob! I can say for sure that I really want the disambiguation page to be finished. It feels like gambling when you get onto one and it has maybe fifteen to do, then the next one has close to a hundred -_-" . But, going to finish what I started and hopefully not have to worry about it for another year ^_^
You're welcome; that is quite a feat you are aiming for, and just tell me if you want any help working on it, otherwise I'll keep chugging away at the year pages. -BobTheZombie (talk) 16:11, 17 July 2014 (PDT)
Hey DS, where are you finding all these disambiguation links anymore? When I try going to the Disambig page it claims that no such page exists. I was wondering if you were going to a different page or if it was just my computer acting stupid. I'm really confused here as to why it isn't showing up for me. I've even tried it on a couple different computers. -BobTheZombie (talk) 11:37, 22 December 2014 (PST)
Hey Bob, I know of no Special:Disambiguation page. Where I find all these are off of Disambiguation page. The sidebar under BattleTechWiki for categories than search for the disambiguation page. DerangedShadow (talk) 13:01, 22 December 2014 (PST)
That's one way to do it; the way I was doing it was going to a page that listed all the links to disambigs, like the one here. Nic got it working again, so no worries. Eventually we'll get through these disambigs... -BobTheZombie (talk) 21:53, 23 December 2014 (PST)