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User talk:GreekFire


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-- New user message (talk) 22:07, 28 October 2020 (EDT)

Because somebody has to do these things.[edit]

Random Act of Appreciation Award, 1st ribbon
A "quote" that comes entirely out of my own head, that I am fond of using at times like these: "Don't think of digging latrines as punishment duty. If I wanted to punish you, I would forbid you to dig latrines!" Thanks for tackling the crappy jobs--without the ones who will, we'd be hip-deep in it. Wear the ribbon with pride.--Talvin (talk) 21:33, 11 March 2022 (EST)

I gave this to you when you were just starting the project. Now that you have reached the end, I feel something bigger is called for. For your tireless work getting Targeting-Tracking System sorted out, the Substantial Addition Award, the highest (relevant to this) award one Editor may give another. Bon Travail.
Substantial Addition Award, 1st ribbon
--Talvin (talk) 11:35, 13 April 2022 (EDT)
Rad. Thanks, dude!--GreekFire (talk) 11:46, 13 April 2022 (EDT)

Quickscell vs Quikscell[edit]

Hey GreekFire, I saw your recent updates to many of the MW5 pages with the preferred spelling of the Quikscell Company. I'm not sure if you are aware, but in the game it's always written as Quickscell, both for their HRQ Destabilization missions and on the Tier 0 AC-BF weapons. Do you think users might believe we have made an error? --Csdavis715 (talk) 07:27, 18 March 2022 (EDT)

That's awkward. I'll revert those changes back to what they were, but make sure they link to the new page. Now I'm wondering if the MW5 team referred to Sarna for their brand names.--GreekFire (talk) 07:33, 18 March 2022 (EDT)
Yea, it might be good to play it safe there. I also would like to see things like the lowercase "b" for SLDF Royal variants but I think we leave them all capital letters like in the game to avoid confusion. And yea, I think the game uses a lot of weapons manufacturers listed on Sarna. Not sure if they scrolled through the database or referenced the same original sources. --Csdavis715 (talk) 07:51, 18 March 2022 (EDT)
We know they used our map as the basis for the map in the game so it is not a far stretch to imagine they used us as a starting point looking for weapon brands.--Dmon (talk) 17:50, 18 March 2022 (EDT)