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Secret Song

it's "Dot com"
A short form of my username. (more) (19 July 2005)
Baseball fan!
Hey Dot com! Are you a baseball fan? (more) (26 July 2005)
Fanstuff
Do you have an account on the HRFWiki too? (more) (27 July 2005)
User page
AWESOME user page Dot com! (more) (22 August 2005)
How old are you???
Well??? (more) (8 September 2005)
Arrested Development
(more)
This is not Homestar Related But...
THEY CANCELED ARRESTED DEVLOPMENT! (more) (16 November 2005)
Nothing's Concrete Yet
Sure it sounds grim, but no official announcement has been made yet. :) (more) (6 January 2006)
Arrested Development-apalooza
Fox is airing the last four episodes back to back on Friday, starting at 8pm. (more) (9 February 2006)
Time zone
I've noticed you going around asking for a general idea of where people live... (more) (27 November 2005)
Happy T
I love your Happy T user page! (more) (29 November 2005)
Whoa!
It's dot com has archived his talk page? Saddle up my flying pig; I'm goin' ice skating in hell! (more) (21 January 2006)
Most of it?
Why do you only own "most of" the figurine set 1? (more) (8 March 2006)
Favorite character
Who is your favorite H*R character? (more) (11 March 2006)
Broken link
Just letting you know, the link near the bottom of your page that is supposed to lead to the discussion concerning the email blockquote styles is broken. (more) (15 April 2006)
hAcKEr
Why did you write hAcKEr in binary in your User Box? (more) (22 April 2006)
Dot com & Tom
Do both of you guys live in New York, as both of you were at a Yankees game? (more) (19 May 2006)
Finals
Do you watch the Dallas Mavericks? (more) (9 June 2006)
Collectible Figurines
Did you lose some? (more) (27 October 2007)
Archive of your talk
Why the heck don't you make an archive of your talk? 245 KB LONG? It nearly freezes my browser! (more) (16 January 2008)

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Oh Yeah Yeah

Brilliance
You sir, are quite a genius. (more) (25 August 2005)
Man, you're the man!
How can you not be a sysop? (more) (8 September 2005)
Manual of style!
Dot com, If I were British, I'd nominate you for a knighthood. (more) (8 November 2005)
Mean to young people?
You're my least favorite admin ever. (more) (17 January 2006)
Profound Fanstuff Contributions
I just wanted to say that you did the best Poopsmith impression ever here! (more) (15 March 2007)
a comment to it's dot com
hey it's dot com, you are awesome. that is all i have to say. (more) (9 June 2007)
Awesome
You are awesome. Thank you for being awesome. (more) (6 April 2008)

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It's Like It Was Meant to Be

Merry Birthday!
I assume that from your edit that on this day October 25, 2X years ago, you were born!? (more) (25 October 2005)
Sysop
Just letting you know, you have been given sysop privileges. (more) (11 September 2005)
Admin Team
Congratulations, Dot com! I always knew you'd be on the admin team! (more) (21 November 2005)
Developer status
Actually nothing is different (in a philosophical sense) from before. (more) (27 December 2005)
Happy X0th birthday, Dot com!
Happy X0th! 86% of the way to being eligible to run for president — plus, you've already got a winning slogan: "Vote for Ben, He's dot gov!" (more) (25 October 2006)
Happy birthday, dude
Oho! Happy X1st birthday! (more) (25 October 2007)

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Everybody to the Limit

Thank you from pertmywert
Thank you so much for all your help and ideas. (more) (10 July 2005)
User Award
You have won the favourite use award for this week. Here is your trophy. (more) (10 July 2005)
Fav User Award Page?
Is there a page that has the previous winners of the "Fav. User Award"? (more) (27 July 2005)
Thanx from Strong Lad
Thanks for the help with my user page. (more) (26 July 2005)
Thank you from Rogue Leader
Thank you so moch for making the troll template. (more) (14 August 2005)
Thanx from Rebecca
Thanx for helping me with some of the questions that I asked on my talk page! (more) (5 August 2005)
Thank You from bkmlb
For helping me with my sig and being nice to me, you get a trophy (more) (14 August 2005)
You deserve a Pizza Trophy!
I present this Pizza Trophy to It's dot com for his outstanding work and attention to detail on countless articles. (more) (14 August 2005)
Thanks from Payphone Ed
Thanks for fixing those things on the Linux Incompatibilities page. (more) (14 August 2005)
Thanks For Your Help
The fanstuff wiki appreciates it :). (more) (17 November 2005)
Marzipan's Answering Machine X.0
Grunt Work Award. Thanks for all your help eliminating redirects! (more) (8 December 2005)
Curiously...Here's some mad props
Hey, just want to give you the credit for the quote that I...uh...borrowed/stole for one of my new pages. (more) (6 January 2006)
Has Matt? ON WHEELS!
Thanks for clearing up all those page moves on my user space. (more) (27 January 2006)
Thanks
Thanks for all the work with Babel! (more) (7 February 2006)
For you and all the others...
For You, Tom, Thunderbird, Joey, Stu, Bazooka, Rogue Leader, Phlip, Heimstern, AbdiViklas, Drhaggis, E.L. Cool, Firebird, Qermaq, Coder, Jones, Jay, Kilroy, Lapper, Username, Dorian, Paper, and all the others... (more) (26 May 2006)
Upgrade to 1.6 at the fanstuff wiki
Hey, awesome job, you and Tom really work harder than most people notice. (more) (14 June 2006)
Homsar's Speech
DaAaaAAaaAaahhh! I just wanted to thank you for the help on my Homsar's Speech project! (more) (8 July 2006)
Thank you from Super Martyo Brother
You really do deserve a pizza trophy! (more) (5 August 2006)
ParserFunctions
A little late on this, but I just noticed: good work, and thanks. (more) (23 October 2006)
MediaWiki 1.9
You and Tom are doing an excellent jorb administrating, patching, updating, doctoring, and running our version of MediaWiki. (more) (24 April 2007)
You are my parson of the week!
Yep. (more) (6 August 2007)
Yay!
You won Person of the Day! (more) (24 August 2007)
Clamburger Approved
I do, good sir, approve of your following activities. (more) (5 March 2008)
Excellence in Discussion. Awardee Primarius
It is my esteemed honor to award you with this, the first Medal for Excellence in Discussion! (more) (13 April 2008)

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These Peoples Try to Fade Me

Thundercolor
I noticed you gave me a color pointer on my talk page... (more) (16 May 2005)
That one guy
Hey man, I put your link on my page. Change it if you don't like the way it's linked. (more) (24 July 2005)
Martin F.
Thanks for the inspiration. You and I both have a similar experience with being introduced wih Homestar. (more) (21 August 2005)
Go Bearcats!
Are you from missouri or the area? The Bearcats aren't well known outside the area. (more) (23 August 2005)
Kels
(more)
Signature
Could you help me figure out how to make my signiture stand out? (more) (30 August 2005)
Thank you VERY MUCH
I want to say thank you for being concerned... (more) (17 November 2005)
Fanstuff Wiki
Thank you for telling me... (more) (11 September 2005 (UTC))
Pronounced with an "RWiki"
In response to your question "Wouldn't it be pronounced aitch-are-wiki?" (more) (14 September 2005)
Archives.org
So what exactly is this archives.org that people keep retrieving treasures from? (more) (29 September 2005)
From Nikolce Kocovski
(more)
Greetings
Hey there It's dot com, i got your message from my talk page thanks for the greeting. (more) (29 September 2005)
Pledge Drive
Let me ask you something, what happens if Homestar runner wiki doesn't get the 2005 Fall Pledge Drive money? (more) (13 November 2005)
Meaning
What does this mean: Thank you! The Homestar Runner Wiki raised over $980 in its 2005 Fall Pledge Drive... (more) (18 November 2005)
Hey there It's dot com
Nick here, how have you been, i've been doing great, can i ask you something... (more) (2 December 2005)
Something in common
i saw on your user page and we have something in common... (more) (9 December 2005)
Trolls?
i have a question for you, whats a troll? (more) (11 December 2005)
Chaps
Can i ask you something, do you think the brothers chaps are aware of Homestar runner wiki? (more) (19 December 2005)
Merry Christmas
I just wanted to say, merry christmas and a happy and safe holiday. thanks for all the kind messages you've been sending me. happy holiday. (more) (25 December 2005)
Happy New Year
Happy new year and all the best wishes, see you around. (more) (1 January 2006)
What do you like most about Homestar Runner?
Hey there it's dot com (can i call you dot com) how have you been, i've been doing great... (more) (3 January 2006)
i'm back!
i was on a 10 day holiday with my family to the gold coast. it was great. (more) (17 January 2006)
what happened
Hey it's dot com, what happened to your discussion page? (more) (22 January 2006)
guess what happened to me
Check out my talk page and user page, and you'll see what happened. (more) (15 February 2006)
Userboxes?
i've been looking at people user pages, and i've been finding these things called userboxes? what are they? (more) (18 February 2006)
Message from Nikolce Kocovski
I havn't spoken with you in a while. how have you been these couple of weeks? (more) (11 March 2006)
I need some help
Do you happen to know any Homestar runner wikipedias that are star wars fans? (more) (16 April 2006)
hello from Nikolce
By the way, are there any user that play warcraft 3 on battle net by any chance? (more) (9 June 2006)
long time no see
Hey there It's dot com, how have you been, havn't spoken in a long time, but now i can bacause its the school holidays for me. What's been happening with you? (more) (17 September 2006)
Alphabetizing Categories and Catchin' Trolls
Thanks for the fix! BTW check out my first troll person report! (more) (3 October 2005)
ATTENTION: this is a joke, don't take it seriously
I thought you of all people would know that it's against the rules to tamper with other people's comments. I'll let it slide this time, but try to be more careful in the future. (more) (5 October 2005)
Hi from H*L!
Hallo! I was so glad that my new page was noticed by a wiki legend like yourself... (more) (8 October 2005)
Sandbox Talk
Thanks for the help making the edit easier, even if I was done by that time. (more) (18 October 2005)
Cool Cool User
Hey man i'm just saying you deserved the User Award thingy you got and i've herd my brother has been a jerk to you so i'm just here to say... (more) (26 October 2005)
Forum
Okay, I got the forum email, then I sent out the email that I was supposed to send out... (more) (9 November 2005)
Greetings, carpet bagger!
I bid you greetings from the year 1938! STOP (more) (16 November 2005)
Hmm
Congratulations on your 100th topic? (more) (13 December 2005)
Hello from Homsarroks
I just wanted to say hello. I've seen your sig around a lot on the site and I thought that it would be cool to drop in and introduce myself. (more) (16 December 2005)
Playing horn
Hey Dot com, thought you'd be interested to hear that I've been playing my horn again over the weekend for the Christmas programs at my church. (more) (19 December 2005)
Hi from Thekillerdynamo
Yeah, I'm new to the wiki, and I by accident edited bkmlb's welcome thing... (more) (21 December 2005)
Cookies and uppercase usernames
I noticed in the recent changes page that you deleted my talk page... (more) (4 January 2006)
i believe...
Why would you want me to block your brother? (more) (23 January 2006)
I want to be a sysop
Do you no wen the next sysop election is gonna be? (more) (23 January 2006)
i'm back
i just got unblocked this morning. (more) (24 January 2006)
G'bye
I think I am going to take a break from the wiki. (more) (28 January 2006)
Admin sigs
Why do none of the admins except JoeyDay have customized sigs? (more) (14 February 2006)
Fanstuff on the knowledge base
By the way, you say I have to delete my caption contest, yet you don't seem to think about the amazing amount of people doing translations on their userpages. (more) (14 February 2006)
18,000 views
Hey, you've got a cool userpage. (more) (21 February 2006)
Talk page rate
On a rate of 1 to 10, how much would you say I've improved? (more) (4 March 2006)
Documentary
Thanks for that page move. (more) (12 March 2006)
H*bad
I would like to request to have my user name changed from H*bad to something else, at the fanstuff wiki, how do I do that? (more) (17 March 2006)
The Clamburger
Could you please mark Clamburger as a bot on the fanstuff? (more) (24 March 2006)
Thanks!
I just thought I'd thank you for unblocking me. (more) (2 April 2006)
IP check
Access to that information is restricted, and unfortunately it's above your paygrade. (more) (3 April 2006)
Theme song
Every awesome person, by default, needs a theme song. (more) (4 April 2006)
Email
Can you check this email I sent you real quick? (more) (9 April 2006)
Username Change
You left your second request for a username change only twelve hours and sixteen minutes after your first request. (more) (27 April 2006)
IP address change
I need you to check my IP address and tell me what it is. (more) (20 May 2006)
Archives
I've already archived before. Maybe I will again someday. (more) (9 June 2006)
Hi
I was just lookin around on the wiki this morning and decided that I'd leave a brief hello message for you. (more) (18 June 2006)
Rangers
Hey just in case you didn't get my memo, I am going to a Rangers game on Wednesday. (more) (2 July 2006)
Ni hao!
Hey, Dot com, just wanted to say hello from China! (more) (12 July 2006)
Thank you!
No problem, just see that it doesn't happen again. (more) (4 September 2006)
Inactive on Forum
Can you please do something about my inactive-ness on the Forum? (more) (5 December 2006)
do we see the similarities?
You're It's dot com, it's Internet dot com... (more) (11 December 2006)
Sorry
Sorry that I seem to be defeating myself (and the process to some extent) in the logo discussion. (more) (13 December 2006)
And A Merry Decemberween to You As Well
Wishing you and your fine group of admins the best and continuing success at running my favorite Homestar Runner resource. (more) (27 December 2006)
New year?
Not a new year anywhere for at least 4 hours! (more) (31 December 2006)
My name change
I don't mean to bug you... sorry if I am, no really sorry. Anyways, I think that it is time for my name to be changed. (more) (31 January 2007)
Tsk, tsk, Dot com...
Hey Dot com, just wanted to let you know that your welcome template is not XHTML 1.0 Transitional compliant. (more) (15 March 2007)
In the future...
Fixing technical issues on a userpage is permitted and, indeed, is the right thing to do. (more) (9 April 2007)
Sabotage?
Is there some way of tracking what IP or username requests password changes? (more) (15 December 2007)
Why no delete?
Why won't you delete my user and talk page? (more) (19 December 2007)

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Somebody Told Me (Now I Believe Them)

No swearing, huh?
I can't for the life of me spot ANY swearing in there. (more) (5 August 2005)
Sorry for the edit
I just wanted to see if anyone would notice it and change it. (more) (9 August 2005)
Block
What does it take to ban someone? (more) (24 September 2005)
Geddup Noise
It's getting pretty ugly over here at geddup noise. (more) (28 September 2005)
Encountering trolls
I think I just found a troll. What do I do? (more) (1 October 2005)
Confounded
I'm leaving you a message cuz I was noticing this user's contributions and they seemed strange... at best. (more) (9 November 2005)
NSMC
What in the name of crap happened with this NSMC trollbot thing? (more) (15 November 2005)
More crappy stuff
I'd still like to bring this to your attention. The precedent I've seen is to delete the section entirely but I am not the experienced on in these matters. (more) (21 November 2005)
The M word
What's wrong with merde? Isn't it just "crap" in French? (more) (13 December 2005)
IP
I have a suspicion that Trendy Totebag and Seriously are acually one and the same. (more) (11 January 2006)
Seriously and I are not the Same person for goodness sakes!
This is getting ridiculous. (more) (15 January 2006)
help!
Dude, my user page has somehow been merged with Trendy Totebag's user page! (more) (15 January 2006)
Well this is (not) nice...
I don't know what that guy's deal is. (more) (19 January 2006)
The ongoing saga
*sigh* (more) (25 January 2006)
trolling
User:18593095NSMC90531234 wasn't trolling. (more) (3 February 2006)
seriosly
i dont think its fair to bann me every tiem I talk to seriously, he is a big user on the wiki and if i am to become a good contributor i will have to stop pretending he doesnt exist. (more) (5 February 2006)
Fanstuff Troll
Really bad troll attacking for 2 days at the fanstuff wiki. (more) (7 February 2006)
ciberdude444
im not ciberdude, hes my brother, my computer is auto loged on and he used it to post that talk, i didnt say anyhting cause of ... (more) (9 February 2006)
Recent block
Umm... are you sure that IP you blocked recently is the right guy? (more) (9 February 2006)
NSMC thing
What's the purpose of that page? (more) (20 February 2006)
The Smoking Monkey's talk page
Why isn't what he did bad to you? (more) (21 February 2006)
The thing
Now that he's unblocked, I'm thinking you can put that template for his block reason on his talk page. (more) (22 February 2006)
Vandalism
You all need to complain to your teachers for not teaching you how to read. While you're at it, go ahead and post a mailing address where I can send a bill to your parents for babysitting you. (more) (26 February 2006)
Dr. Who
HOW DOES HE KEEP COMING BACK! (more) (27 February 2006)
WikiTroll
Why don't you want me editing that page? (more) (5 March 2006)
Granola
Why did you delete my old userpage? (more) (5 March 2006)
Cheddarlebbon
I am sure that IP address is not him. (more) (6 March 2006)
My Userbox
Hey! Jerk! Why don't you stay offa my userpage and let me make my own userbox there! (more) (6 March 2006)
Dr. Who Never Strikes Again
I've got to admit, somewhat grudgingly, that you caught me earlier. (more) (11 March 2006)
Dr.... Who?
Who was Dr. Who? why did he/she get kicked off so many times? (more) (19 March 2006)
Another recent block
Looking at the Block list, I saw that you banned User:Fire Man. Are you sure you've got the right guy? (more) (23 March 2006)
Declaring War
Isn't there a rule against declaring war? (more) (27 March 2006)
My bro
Is it ok if my brother creates a user on here? (more) (4 April 2006)
Sockpuppet vandels
They might just have the same IP. Maybe not the same peson. (more) (11 April 2006)
IP
I'm like, Discount Special Pages Warehouse over here. Some of my special pages are of such significance that they can't be shown in anything but WIDESCREEEEEEEEEEEEN. (more) (11 April 2006)
Even more recent block
I understand that you want to feel like you're in the loop, but unfortunately you do not have the standing here to question my actions in this way. (more) (5 May 2006)
Expanded basic cable
Dude, you've fed us all so much crap over these last few months that I'm amazed that you think we're listening anymore. (more) (17 May 2006)
Reverting that vandal
Do you think he'll go crazy like last time? (more) (20 May 2006)
Troll sockpuppet
Could you please not be so quick to assume that's what I am? (more) (23 May 2006)
Should I...
...remove the vandalism thing from Darth's userpage? (more) (23 May 2006)
Sockpuppetness
You have already asked me questions like this two or three times on this page, but I'm still not going to give you a straight answer. (more) (25 May 2006)
The latest most recent block
Please look over my talk page here and find every thread with the words "recent block" in the title before posting another thread like this one. (more) (9 June 2006)
Master Chief's name
How did you know Master Chief's real name? (more) (13 June 2006)
Unblock
Forget it. (more) (17 June 2006)
A troll's IP
I found a trolls IP address, and I was wondering what I should do with it. (more) (26 June 2006)
Tampo
Can you please unblock Tampo? He's really sorry for...... whatever he did (if any) and I think he's done his time. You don't have to but I'm just asking nicely if you please would. And uh.... Mr. Peanut was a good boy. (more) (10 November 2006)
An Epic Apology
In regards to my stupidity in creating a sockpuppet, I would like to say a few things for myself. (more) (18 February 2007)
More unblock
Can you PLEASE unblock me?? I am sorry for vandalizing the wiki, and I promise I wont do it. again. (more) (19 May 2007)
User:No Cash Value
This is actually Cow Puncher. (more) (22 December 2007)
WHAT THE HECK!!!
WHAT THE HECK IT'S NOT LETING ME PUT ANY FREAKING USERBOXES ON MY PAGE IT KEEPS TELLING ME TO READ MY MAIL AND USE SHOW PREVIEW BUT I ALREADY READ MY FREAKING MAIL AND I'M USING SHOW PREVIEW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (more) (20 April 2008)

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The System Is Down

Technical help
(more)
How to add images
(more)
How to revert a page
(more)
Where to link characters
(more)
How to make the vertical line to appear
(more)
Blockquote
How do you make that "blockquote" where it shows what Strong Bad wrote on his computer on the transcripts? (more)
Super-plain link
Is there any way to link something, but keep it just a regular black color, without underlining or anything? (more)
Edit comments
(more)
IRC channel
(more)
Help creating welcome template?
(more)
E-mail this User
(more)
Sig
Start by typing four tildes (~~~~). (more)
New Page
Hey do you know how to make a new article? (more)
Thermometer
How to get one of those mood thermometer things for a user page? (more)
Help me, It's dot com, you're my only hope
I recentley made a Homestar Runner cursor that I was going to use on my talk page, but I dont know where to upload it! (more) (17 November 2005)
Block user
How do you block someone? (more)
Lost password
See the little button on the bottom of the login page that says "Email new password"? (more)
Software glitches
(more)
A telegramophonic thank you!
It appears that I always have new electronic messages even though none are present in the actual talk area. STOP Can you perhaps suggest a remedy? STOP (more) (19 November 2005)
Tape-Leg Huh?
What's going on with Tape-Leg and Tape-Leg 2? (more) (10 December 2005)
IRC Error
I suddenly have an error with IRC. (more) (29 November 2005)
My Watchlist
I just noticed that for some reason I cannot add my talk page to my watchlist. (more) (29 November 2005)
Diff Problems
Is the MediaWiki edit conflict fix thingy actually being buggy? Seems to me like certain things got overwritten during the frenzy. (more) (5 December 2005)
Check this out:
Ok, so check out the current delete category. (more) (27 February 2006)
Parse error!
You sure are good at bringing the Wiki to its knees. (more) (1 March 2006)
Where's the page?
When I try to get into the "Where's the Cheat?" page from the H*R updates page, it says "no page with that title exists," but when I get into it from the "Toons" section, it works fine. (more) (24 May 2006)
Error
The database did not find the text of a page that it should have found. (more) (29 October 2006)
format"><br> format
I was just wondering why you changed the <br clear="all" /> to <br style="clear:both" />... (more) (17 August 2005)
Offline
I was wondering what you did with the 2005 updates page? Was it a ploy to annoy the troll? (more) (8 September 2005)
The system is down, yo
Earlier today the wiki wasent working at all. (more) (11 November 2005)
source code
Can you or someone else let the code be seen for Special:Statistics. (more) (15 November 2005)
Blanked out
What did you tried to do with this template? (more) (14 December 2005)
The weirdest thing
Here is something weird: Hide the TOC. (more) (26 December 2005)
Book sources
What is Special:Booksources? (more) (15 January 2006)
CAPTCHA
I wanted to know what you did to get CAPTCHA up and running on 1.5.6. (more) (25 January 2006)
.swf decompiler
Where did you find a .swf decompiler? (more) (28 January 2006)
Two Questions
First, where did you post that discussion where someone was asking how to do links that were not underlined and you tried an example which didn't quite work correctly? (more) (2 February 2006)
Mirrors and Such
A little discussion in the far reaches of the knowledge base. (more) (16 February 2006)
Did I just miss that?
I *just* noticed that the order of the "diff" and "hist" buttons are out of order. (more) (24 February 2006)
You are s-smart
Would this be something possible to improve usability? (more) (1 March 2006)
New special page
I've been seeing a lot of pages with the name Test being deleted, along with images. (more) (16 March 2006)
Flagrant System Error
Your userpage is pimp-ed out! How'd you get it like that? (more) (2 April 2006)
My editing a-broke
Hey. This is Seriously. For some reason, my account can't edit. An internal error keeps happening. (more) (2 April 2006)
'Tavi monobook
Look, 'Tavi is somehow halting the appearance of my monobook.css. (more) (2 April 2006)
what happen to your userpage
Last time i checked your userpage, there was the blue fragment error page, what happen? (more) (2 April 2006)
Userboxes
When I try to make it align to the left side, it only goes to the right. Then, when I put it in my about me section, it goes above my text so it looks weird. (more) (7 April 2006)
TaviStyle
Is there any way to put the TaviStyle skin as a choosable skin on the Fanstuff Wiki? (more) (8 April 2006)
[[Wikipedia: Extension]]
That's a standard feature of every MediaWiki install. (more) (9 April 2006)
WikiBot
Unless you have über-1337 haxx0r access like our friend It's dot com here, the only way you're going to be doing anything to the wiki is with normal page loads, i.e. exactly as if you were editing it by hand, just automated. (more) (11 April 2006)
Special Pages
How did someone add the template to recent changes? (more) (24 April 2006)
Checking IPs
There are around half a dozen ways, none of which I'm going to elaborate on here. (more) (18 May 2006)
Idea'd
I believe that the fanstuff wiki should be able to use the Tavi style for our skin. (more) (21 May 2006)
Contribs
Do you think you could add the 'ctrbs' extension to the Fanstuff Wiki's recent changes? (more) (23 May 2006)
Magical Sysop Powers?
I've noticed that you and the other sysops around here are able to identify a user by their IP number. (more) (3 June 2006)
Help Another Wiki?
We're looking into possibly using your "Image Code" verification. (more) (6 June 2006)
Interwiki links
I need some help with a link. It works here, but not on the Fanstuff User Preferences. (more) (9 June 2006)
MediaWiki pages
What exactly do MediaWiki pages do? (more) (21 June 2006)
Deleting user names
Of course I can delete usernames. I can delete the whole wiki. (Not that I'm going to.) (more) (27 June 2006)
El Cid... lcid... Are Cid... rcid...
Hey! What's "rcid"? (more) (30 June 2006)
Subst signatures
I have created a new variable that allows me to disable this so-called feature, which I now have done. (more) (8 July 2006)
/wiki/ redirect
I think /wiki/ should redirect to /index.php/. (more) (11 July 2006)
PHP upgrade
We're running PHP 4.4.2. Upgrade to PHP 5 unsccessful? (more) (12 July 2006)
Special:Countedits
Could you please install the Count Edits extension on the Fanstuff? (more) (12 July 2006)
Old main page style
Is there a way to put that old style as one of the skins in the preferences? (more) (20 July 2006)
Help, please?
I'd like to patrol recent changes. What do the red "!"s and "N"s mean? (more) (24 August 2006)
Text could not be found
If that happens again, you can fix it by purging the page. (more) (2 October 2006)
MediaWiki Question
I was wondering if you could let me know how you hard-coded the header for the Sandbox. (more) (7 October 2006)
Userboxes and Homsar Quotes
The braces around the homsarquote template have to be escaped inside the userboxsamples tags. (more) (23 October 2006)
Knowledge Base - Fanstuff Redirects
We've enabled this kind of redirect from Fanstuff to the Knowledge Base on a provisional basis. Let us know how it works. (more) (8 December 2006)
Move Page Modification
It would be convenient to have a checkbox when moving a page that would delete the redirect automatically without having to do it manually. (more) (18 December 2006)
Transclusion templates
The reason I had 4 different templates was in order to have a separate category for each language, thus making it easier for speakers of specific languages to know which pages need to be verified in their language as well. (more) (27 December 2006)
Notice on Subtitles:sbemail/en
Your notice, though it would be useful, made the subtitles not work. (more) (19 February 2007)
Redirects A-Plenty
Hey Dot com, out of curiosity what are these pages for? (more) (17 March 2007)
Main Page Redirection
I was wondering how to edit the main page of the wiki and make redirect pages. (more) (24 March 2007)
Something's Fishy...
In the Recent Changes, there used to be numbers by each change in the wiki showing how many bytes have been added/removed from the page. (more) (3 May 2007)
Randomizer
hmm.. hrwiki's page randomizer seems to be biased... (more) (30 July 2007)
Questions and waffles.
Why can't I get on the forums? I can't log in because I am inactive and I can't make a new account because my email adress is in use. (more) (22 August 2007)
Autopipe/Autodirect
I was wondering if you'd mind sharing the Autopipe / Autodirect extension you wrote. (more) (24 August 2007)
modified SWF
How do you find out that the SWF file was modified at a particular time? (more) (12 January 2008)
You know you've made it
You know you've made it when people on Wikipedia want to use a feature you've written. (more) (17 January 2008)
El Toolbaro
How do you change the sidebar? (more) (28 February 2008)
Fonts Move
Thanks for getting that move done. A strange thing is happening, though. (more) (5 March 2008)

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Let's Get Started on Doing All Those Awesome Things I Suggested

STUFF reform
(more)
The note
Here's the note you requested. (more) (11 June 2005)
STUFF help
I would be glad to help you out Dot com. (more) (14 June 2005)
New STUFF Verdicts
My real question is: how should a VERDICT'D STUFF look? (more) (17 June 2005)
<span id="<3"></span><3
My ace in the hole. You rock. Good prize. (more) (24 June 2005)
STUFF query
I just noticed that one of bottom 10's STUFF entries is not ever going to succeed due to the author's mistake. (more) (12 July 2005)
Anonymous STUFFing
The rules state: "You may only edit arguments while logged in." I would think that extends to creating items. (more) (26 July 2005)
STUFF instructions for newcomers
I plan to start working on some more detailed STUFF instructions soon to help newcomers know when to STUFF. (more) (12 December 2005)
Admin maintenance
(more)
IP block issues
Might I ask why you keep blocking my IP address every time, and also mark me as a "repeat offender?" (more) (5 October 2005)
Block and unblock
You blocked me then unblocked me. (more) (10 October 2005)
Does the box have a troll in it? Or maybe a troll?
Are you sure about 24.151.40.232? Most of his/her edits seem inept, but not malicious. (more) (13 November 2005)
Please add to trusted group
Hey Dot com, put me in the trusted group on the Fanstuff wiki. I'd like to start reverting some vandalised pages. (more) (24 November 2005)
About the trusted group
Exactly what things can a user in the trusted group do over a regular user? (more) (28 November 2005)
User accounts
Can sysops create new accounts during the block? (more) (2 December 2005)
New Fanstuff User
This user joined the Fanstuff Wiki Forum and requests an account on the locked down Fanstuff Wiki. Do you think you could set him/her up? (more) (10 December 2005)
Fanstuff E-mail
The fanstuff doesn't have e-mail features re-enabled — could you please re-enable them? (more) (2 January 2006)
Finding vandalism
Hey, just wanted to flag a sysop. other days was mildly vandalized. (more) (21 February 2006)
IP Checking
There's been a fair amount of debate about accounts that seem to be all created by H*bad. (more) (18 March 2006)
Fanstuff Extensions
Can you please put the autocolumn and random Homsar quote extensions onto the Fanstuff? (more) (26 March 2006)
Stinkopuppet
Could you please crosscheck the IP addresses of Stinkobad1, H*bad, and while you're at it, The thing? (more) (1 April 2006)
65.167.69.XX
This IP range is notorious. (more) (1 May 2006)
Paranormal Idol
Could you please check the IPs of the following Fanstuff users. (more) (6 June 2006)
Permanent Edit Removal
You may want to do that again with edits by the troll NKSCF. (more) (9 October 2006)
HRWiki Forum
I've tried to register on the forum two times and I never get the account activation email. (more) (17 January 2007)
Turkish subtitles
I want Turkish subtitles add to the list, and my goal is that HR cartoons have loved by Turkish kids, adults, and everyone. (more) (27 November 2007)
WikiTroll
Just letting you know that you don't have to add to WikiTroll if the user has already been blocked. (more) (15 July 2005)
The single deuce...not really
About autobiography and the whole single deuce thing, you were right. (more) (23 July 2005)
DVDs
(more)
strongbad_email.exe vol. 4
Hey, how's your stuff for the DVD coming? Are you still working on Puppets on the Road? (more) (2 August 2005)
Everything Else vol. 1
Do you already have it? I usually get H*R merchandise quickly — in fact, FedEx's website predicts its delivery today. (more) (16 November 2005)
Speculation or no
What was this for? It's not merely speculation; it's a likely reference. (more) (9 August 2005)
The Process
Recently, I've been doing the whole recent change patrolling bit, and have come up with the following questions... (more) (25 August 2005)
New Template
Thanks Dot com, that color looks good. I'm just wondering about the centering. (more) (31 August 2005 (UTC))
Character screenames
I was just wondering if it was article-worthy to write about the AIM screenames of all the characters. (more) (2 September 2005)
Free Country USA
I just wanted to comment on the Free Country, USA thing earlier today, because I've made you my unofficial HRWiki mentor and seek your advice from time to time on Wiki matters. (more) (6 September 2005)
WOW
I know you probably noticed, but we had a WOW-style vandal before. But he...apologized? (more) (23 September 2005)
How to become a sysop
I was wondering, how do you become a sysop? (more) (23 September 2005)
Senor Cardgage Mortgage
I checked those two Fast Forwards for you. They were indeed factual. (more) (25 September 2005)
Pasta Salad a go-go
Thanks for, um, clarifying the tone of my voice for the whole Pasta Salad talk Page boondoggle. (more) (25 September 2005)
Reynold
As my first bold attempt at helping keep the peace in this particular wiki, I remove a Wikipedia reference to pizza. Why is a link to such a common food necessary? (more) (29 September 2005)
Hyphen?!
In regards to Freshley's, I know it's an apostrophe; I have no idea what I was thinking when I made the edit. (more) (12 October 2005)
Regarding the Article of the Day
Thanks for the image revert. I probably should have discussed the choice of image earlier, but hindsight is 50/50. (more) (19 October 2005)
2D Boombox
I just rewatched sibbie. It looks like the radio gets thinner... (more) (20 October 2005)
Oz
Look, it's clear you don't support the Oz reference. Let me at least put it where I intended it to be, and quit moving it. (more) (1 November 2005)
Alphabetical order
Here's a puzzle for anybody concerned. It's about Inside Jokes and Running Gags. (more) (3 November 2005)
Absent minded does not begin to describe it...
Oh crap! Did I just do that!? Man I should know better! (more) (26 November 2005)
Copyrighted Images
Well, now that we're getting rid of all those images from the pages, they should be deleted, yes? (more) (28 November 2005)
Opinion
I'd like some input from others for the road to take with this, since it's a pretty big decision. (more) (28 November 2005)
Welcome templates
I'm just wondering why you edited a bunch of welcome templates like this. (more) (21 December 2005)
These Sad Hopeful Times
It is a time of desolation, chaos, and uncertaity. (more) (21 December 2005)
Awww, I liked it
I thought "templage" was cool. Definitely an above-average coinage. (more) (22 December 2005)
Reminder
Did you ever write yourself that note you mentioned here? (more) (31 December 2005)
Beating me to it
I just found it funny that you beat me to a change I was about to do a bit ago. (more) (31 December 2005)
sig help
Can my signature have Easter eggs in it? (more) (16 January 2006)
That image
Just so you know, the reason I restored that image is just because there was support expressed for it and I felt that the person who removed it was acting rather unilaterally. (more) (25 January 2006)
What did you do
I would just like to make a counterpoint to hating guestbooks, even though the discussion is over. (more) (29 January 2006)
Sorry
Sorry about re-making those User_talk:Drwho? pages. (more) (31 January 2006)
Babel
I understand why you think that the Babel towers will be better with the source code rather than the templates, but I really think that templates will make it a lot easier to use and more user friendly. (more) (7 February 2006)
Recap
Can I get a recap of the things that have happened here since the start of December? (more) (15 February 2006)
Idea and it's potential
Idea and it's potential (more) (19 February 2006)
Paradoxes
So which came first? The chicken, or the egg? (more) (20 February 2006)
Autocolumn
Btw, I wanted to say excellent work on the autocolunm feature. (more) (21 February 2006)
Flashforward
I'm still at the conference, it was really great. (more) (1 March 2006)
Blocking durations
If we are being trolled by someone, for how long he or she should be blocked? (more) (8 March 2006)
New sysops
Was there a sysop nomination? (more) (8 March 2006)
User groups
I know what a sysop does, and I know what a bureaucrat does, but what do you get to do as a developer that nobody else can? (more) (10 March 2006)
MediaWiki Extensions
Would you be able to post your source code for the extensions you wrote somewhere? (more) (18 March 2006)
Captcha on move page
What the purpose of applying a CAPTCHA to the Move Page? (more) (19 March 2006)
Grizzly Chomps
Can you explain why you didn't you think my "Grizzly chomps" fun fact in the Candy Product was a good one? (more) (22 March 2006)
Dangeresque change
I'm the guy that changed the Dangeresque character page to note that dangeresque's glasses somehow stay on his head despite his total lack of ears. You changed it back, saying "(that's true, but it's not really very notable)". (more) (13 April 2006)
Just a little hello
P.S. Just out of curiosity, why did you revert my edits on the HR Wiki article on wikipedia? (more) (16 April 2006)
We need the "Recent Changes" notice to be at the top of every page.
People who don't check the recent changes just won't find out. (more) (18 April 2006)
Appropriate Username
Our general prohibition against using the name of a character only seems to extend to the main characters. Secondary or variant characters are generally okay. (more) (26 April 2006)
Poughwhatsie?
"Poughkeepsie" is the destination in Homestar's word problem about trains entering tunnels. (more) (2 May 2006)
Patrolling
Are all users allowed/encouraged to patroll recent changes, or only those who have committed to the official "recent changes patrol"? (more) (5 May 2006)
Recent change of the template that says "do not create this page"
Now it's completely redone, including hatred by Strong Bad. (more) (6 May 2006)
User page
Are we allowed to have Wikipedia links on our userpages? (more) (22 May 2006)
When STUFF gets contradicted...
We just write a nice letter to TBC explaining how they must be mistaken. (more) (24 May 2006)
Thatkidsysop
Do you think you could make Thatkidsam a sysop on the Fanstuff Wiki? (more) (26 May 2006)
Bad wording...
I was wondering about your actually typing the word s––– on a page. (more) (2 July 2006)
Marshie Face
Okay, you win. I hadn't compared them side-by-side and was going solely by memory. (more) (5 July 2006)
Olsen Twin'd!!
I have to admit that I'm a big Mary-Kate and Ashley fan (Ash is my fave), and I've had a subscription to M since I was a twelve-years-old boy. (more) (19 July 2006)
Quick reference guide
Why on the STUFF instructions page are the words quick reference guide in red? (more) (24 July 2006)
Guitar riff from "Personal favorites"
I noticed that the QotW page lacks the sound file for the "Wicked Guitar Solo". (more) (3 August 2006)
No fan of zeugma?
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. (more) (5 August 2006)
1 Username
If you think this is something the entire wiki should consider, then you should bring it up in Da Basement. (more) (5 August 2006)
Update Icons
I noticed a bit of some messy whitespace on the edges of two of the Main Page update icons. (more) (19 October 2006)
poll
It's still early for a poll. (more) (2 November 2006)
Sticklyman = Poopsmith 20X6?
Does the commentary of "Under Construction" shed any light on the subject? (more) (2 November 2006)
A History - logo
Was this discussed on the wiki on IRC? (more) (19 December 2006)
duplicate accounts
On the one hand, duplicate accounts like that are not allowed, but on the other hand, we usually don't mess with trying to fix it unless there's some good reason. (more) (21 December 2006)
Logo redo
What program did you use? (more) (3 January 2007)
Sorry
I'm sorry Dot com! I'll wait for a consensus. (more) (9 January 2007)
Trendy Totebag's Nintendo Thing
Does that count as a guestbook? (more) (10 March 2007)
Look! The Doc Agees With Me
You don't understand t5hat article, do you!!!!!!!!! It has all the features it should have!!!!! (more) (19 March 2007)
Plan G
If you don't want me to delete Email Intros, please comment on my suggestion on how to revise it. (more) (27 March 2007)
April fools
who was in charge of the main page and image code thing? (more) (1 April 2007)
More about sysops again
See here, here, here, and most importantly here. (more) (5 April 2007)
Welcoming Committee
What are those things that appear now when a new account is made? (more) (9 May 2007)
Sorry about behaving-like-a-jerkism
Umm, hey. I didn't mean to be a jerk about either of these. (more) (30 May 2007)
replacement
I was wondering, why did you make a subpage that is almost identical to replacement? (more) (7 June 2007)
Order!
I've been making a lot of revisions to the alternate universe article lately, and I've noticed that the Fun Facts aren't in any apparent order. (more) (7 July 2007)
Things to Do?
I haven't been making many important edits to real pages recently and I was wondering: Is there anything on the wiki that you need help with? (more) (3 August 2007)
Where would we have it?
Patience. We already have something in the works. (more) (31 August 2007)
Nice Jorb on the Stinko Comic Strip Image
I really liked your take on it, making it "informational" on how to create one. (more) (10 October 2007)
Clarification on Pseudocharacters
My understanding was that pseudocharacters were never added to the cast lists, yet you readded Wagon Fulla Pancakes to montage with a note saying that when they act as a character they are in the cast list. (more) (18 October 2007)
Missy's B-day Card cont'd
I want to get together a Birthday card for Missy. (more) (22 October 2007)
Seriously
Your most recent edit on Seriously reverted a lot more than just what your edit summary explained. (more) (8 February 2008)
Forte font
I realize you had a certain motivation to revert Image:Forte.png to how it was... however, it is only used once in that way and it was even modified from how it was actually used by TBC. (more) (15 February 2008)
Duck Guardian and TROGDOR! Wii mirrors.
Could you upload and mirror those 2 Wii games? (more) (31 March 2008)
Favicon
During the logo discussion a year or so ago, the issue of changing the favicon came up. Since then, this has fallen into the shadows. (more) (5 May 2008)

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Trogdor!

[edit] Block'd?

Hey, I was just wondering why you blocked the anonny 68.39.230.211, when he'd only made three edits? Yes, he plugged the Sandbox with nonsensical links, but couldn't you have talked to him and asked him to stop it? I'm not sure if you did talk to him or not. If you didn't though, then 1 week was probably a little harsh. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 20:17, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

Meh, maybe you're right. I was going primarily from this edit, and I thought that the anonny had been reverted three times and was being persistent with adding those links. I'll unblock for now. — It's dot com 20:44, 5 June 2008 (UTC)
Whoops! Sorry if there was a misunderstanding. I was just fooling around and deleting some spam from the sandbox. The anonny wasn't spamming any other pages than the sandbox. Super Turtle Talk 21:51, 5 June 2008 (UTC)
No need to fear, Turtle, you acted correctly. Dotty just got a little carried away—which he rarely does, I might add, he does a bang-up job here and I'm personally proud of what he's accomplished—and made a premature judgement in absence of the facts. He fixed it, and all is well now, all is safe and sound. Sleep peacefully. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 02:10, 6 June 2008 (UTC)
Dotty? Augh! Bleh! Ewww! Grugh! {suddenly sotto voce} No. Thanks as always to Qermaq for putting a bow on what was pretty much already wrapped up. ;) (Although I would recommend in the future not yelling in summaries if one is not trying to attract attention. But yeah, no big deal now.) — It's dot com 13:31, 6 June 2008 (UTC)
Admit it, you kinda love it when I call you Dotty. ;) Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 23:41, 6 June 2008 (UTC)
Personally, I think Dot Com should be quoting Dot Warner right about now: "Call me, Dotty and you die." wbwolf (t | ed) 00:30, 7 June 2008 (UTC)
"Yeah, you're probably right." Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 07:46, 7 June 2008 (UTC)
As long as this thread has gone completely off topic, I think I should mention that I always choose the names Yakko, Wakko, and Dot for the computer players when playing Hearts. — It's dot com 16:56, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Joshua

Okay, I know you have a fanstuff talk page. But this is serious. Joshua, the sysop, did something like blackmail. Now the forum is messed up and Super Sam blocked him. Can you please fix this mess? User talk:Sam the Man Sam the Man 14:47, 8 June 2008 (UTC)

I do believe that what is occurring is simply playful banter which Sam here has taken a bit too seriously. Everything is fine. Nothing is ruined. - Super Sam 05:37, 9 June 2008 (UTC)
Edit conflict: Lies. All lies! Clearly I'm the only one who knows how it all went down. Joshua randomly bans Super Sam on the forum and then Super Sam screws around with the forum skin for revenge. Also I think Supra tried to block Joshua on the wiki but Joshua just unblocked himself. Just a spot of fun, no need to get all grumpy about it. I think it's pretty dang hilarious the way it's going down. --Shadow Scythe 05:39, 9 June 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for stopping by, you guys. Thanks for breaking my cow lamp. — It's dot com 17:11, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] imagemap

Whoa, this is pretty awesome... great jorb! Trey56 13:13, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

Thanks! I installed the feature back during the last upgrade (because the fanstuff kept pestering me to) but hadn't found a good use for it here at the knowledge base until now. — It's dot com 14:29, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] If you notice anything strange...

This may just be me being paranoid, but I just thought I'd let you know that MySpace told me I got phished and... I kinda had this thing going where I used the same password for everything... including my email, in which I saved an email to myself detailing how to log in to my account on this website...

So, if anybody does anything funny under my account, I just thought I should let someone with special authorities and privileges and whatnot know about it (although I have since changed my password). I might start a new account just in case, but I'm not sure yet how that'll work out.

Anyway... now you know. ~That Guy Over There (User talk:That Guy Over There) 18:10, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

Don't start a new account. Changing your password should be adequate. By the way, to add a section to a talk page, just click the little plus (+) next to the edit button. It will give you a place to enter the thread header and format it automatically. — It's dot com 18:14, 2 July 2008 (UTC)
Jolly good. ~That Guy Over There (User talk:That Guy Over There) 18:18, 2 July 2008 (UTC)
Just the same, I think I'd like my username changed. (I've been thinking of ditching LuxAcerbus for a while now.) Sysops can do that, right? ~That Guy Over There (User talk:That Guy Over There) 19:03, 2 July 2008 (UTC)
Bureaucrats can, yes. See HRWiki:Changing username. — It's dot com 19:15, 2 July 2008 (UTC)
Thank you for the help, my good man. ~That Guy Over There (User talk:That Guy Over There) 23:57, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Forum Redirect

Since the HRWiki forum is down, alot of the regular users have taken refuge to http://www.inversetiger.com/forum/ . However, pretty much the only way for people on the forum to communicate to each other now is by email. Since barely anyone shows their email address, the last resort option is to communicate by editing your sig. Even then, most people don't go looking through a locked forum looking at people's sigs(which is where I found the link). The result: Only the regular users found link. So, I figured that it would be best if you posted some sort of link on the front page of the Wiki or something so people can find it. -strongfan

[edit] Fanstuff Purge: Wiki User Emails

There are currently a few Wiki User Emails on the list of fanstuffs to be saved, and it's been decided that this would be a great chance to get them over to the Wiki User Wiki. My question is whether it would be easier to use whatever fancy method you're using to transfer them across or whether it would be easier to just do it manually.
Cheers, Super Sam 19:39, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

I don't know if this is the specific fancy way that DC's going to use, but if you want to transfer stuff, then the easy way is to go to HRFWiki:Special:Export, and put in all the page-names (one per line), and mash go. That'll give you an XML file that you can feed into Special:Import on WUW (you'll need to be sysop to use Special:Import, but Special:Export can usually be run by anyone). As well as being able to copy lots of pages in one hit, you can also (if you want) include each page's history, and all the templates they use. --phlip TC 22:47, 3 August 2008 (UTC)
Yep, I concur with Phlip's suggestion. — It's dot com 18:45, 4 August 2008 (UTC)
Alrighty, thanks for that. - Super Sam 14:53, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Thank you

Looking at this, it appears a lot of the forum users have been giving you grief over the locked forum. I just would like to pause for a moment and say thank you. You have dealt with this matter professionally, and I would like to say that in your shoes, I would have done the same thing. Thank you for managing this problem well. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 01:22, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your comments. It remains to be seen whether splitting off the off-topic discussion from the H*R threads will be a good thing, but I'm hoping for the best. — It's dot com 19:35, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Greetings!!

Hi. I'm having trouble on my userpage. I have three images. I'd like to have one image (Homsar) in the center between the other two of the Cheat Commando's. How can I do this? See my userpage in my signature. --98.111.114.133 17:51, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Check out our various local help pages and the user's guide (see the sidebar under navigation and external links). Hope that helps. — It's dot com 19:33, 12 August 2008 (UTC)
Thank you for the name change! --Blow Up the Ocean 21:27, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] STUFF Decommissioned?

When did this happen? --TheYellowDart(t/c) 20:31, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

We've been talking about it for the last coupla months. --Jaycemberween (Ho ho ho!) 20:40, 12 August 2008 (UTC)
I gotta start paying more attention to important things like that... --TheYellowDart(t/c) 20:42, 12 August 2008 (UTC)


[edit] Fanstuff wiki

Look, for some reson, my computer doesn't show the link. so can you help me out? 68.74.220.137 10:25, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

The address is fanstuff.hrwiki.org, same as it's ever been. — It's dot com 14:10, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

Ummm... there's no more bar there. it completed. But nothing happened. It's just... the signup screen.
Also, I sent the email, but I didn't get a reply. TheThin 12:52, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

Actually, you sent two emails. I only said you'd get a reply if it was necessary, and in your case it's not. The status bars only indicate that a certain step is done out of many. You'll know that the wiki is back up when it looks like a MediaWiki wiki. — It's dot com 19:46, 7 September 2008 (UTC)
Okay, also, can you not do the purge in the next 3 hours? I have to go somewhere. TheThin 21:27, 7 September 2008 (UTC)
Deal. Before I do it, I'll be sure to ask you if it's okay. — It's dot com 21:30, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

I already sent you my email. Should I post my new username on HRWiki:Changing username, or just wait? - The good...X On Fire (SSX)...And the good again. 00:56, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Sending the email is enough. I'll change usernames based on that. — It's dot com 02:13, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

So when will the new wiki be up?--‪‪‪X66x6615px-X66x66.png 18:54, 14 September 2008 (UTC)

When will the updates bar be back? -TheStick

Could you put the MediaWiki software on the fanstuff wiki and remove the signup page? Dagoth

Hey, Dot com, it has been like 3 weeks now. What gives? -AlmsforthePudgy 19:44, 21 September 2008 (UTC)

Seriously, you guys. Stop pestering Dot com. He's doing his best, and he's working very hard for you. Yes, for you. Give him some credit. It's dot com is spending hours and hours (literally) of his spare time fixing the fanstuff wiki for you, and the last thing he needs (I'm sure of it) is someone poking him with a stick continuously, asking if he's done yet. So sit back and relax, give him some space, and when he's finally done, thank him very much for it. Loafing 13:05, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Okay, so, how long has it been now? A month? Two? TheThin 01:31, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Two and a half X_X MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 18:37, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

I've lost hope. TheThin 21:37, 21 October 2008 (UTC)
Keep hope alive. — It's dot com 22:13, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Name Change

Could you change my user name to Raiku? Its going to be my last username ever. I am going to keep it. Raiku

[edit] Name Change, Too

I meant to name myself hremail24, not Hremail 22. Can you fix this malfunction, private?

You know, this is kind of like calling up a librarian at home asking them to renew a book for you. There are better ways.  Green Helmet 14:17, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Ops in #hrwiki-fanstuff

I hate to whine and complain like this, but please give someone ops in #hrwiki-fanstuff. It is impossible to control the channel. It doesn't have to be a fanstuff sysop, just someone easily accessible. Bluebry 17:42, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

Hey man, we seem to have a few trolls in #hrwiki-fanstuff, Tom's not responding, you're not on, and we really need ops, so whenever you see this, please give someone ops. Bluebry 00:49, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Change Username

Uh, Dot Com, some people here have been hanging for months with no one changing their user name. Could you get those people up to date for me? MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 18:33, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

Please, Dot Com? I'm desperate.. Please... MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 21:14, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
Please? I'm sorry for bothering you... MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 21:23, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
Holy crap, dude. Why are you editing my talk page over and over? See Green Helmet's remarks a couple of threads up. Besides, you're already on (at least) your second username. I'm not really planning on changing it. — It's dot com 21:33, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
How do you know that? I haven't ever actually changed my user name... MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 21:39, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
Of course you have. This is you. — It's dot com 21:41, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
I'm sorry. Very sorry. I admit it, MichaelXX2 is a sockpuppet. But when I signed up, I took a vow to change my ways about vandalism. I haven't done any vandalism for months, and I'm sorry for bothering you. I won't ever change my username again, please bail me out this one time... I will fully understand if you don't want to though. MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 21:46, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
Hey, Dot Com, keep up the good work ;) MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 02:07, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Can you do me a fanstuff-related favor?

I need some files from the old HRFWiki, and I was wondering if you might be able to get them. It's okay if you can't do this, or don't want to, though, it would just make some things easier if you would.--KirbychuHR'D 02:23, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

Why don't you email me your specific request and we'll go from there. — It's dot com 02:37, 13 October 2008 (UTC)
K.--KirbychuHR'D 02:53, 13 October 2008 (UTC)
Did you ever get my email? I really want my files.--24.34.11.239 18:37, 24 December 2008 (UTC)(Kirbychu)
I did get your email. I haven't forgotten this request, and it's on the to-do list. — It's dot com 02:09, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Where's the forum?

What happened to the forum? What's wrong with the forum? Answer me on my talk page. RocketMasterZ 17:14, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

It's down right now. It will be back rrll rrll soon. I answered here. — It's dot com 00:22, 27 October 2008 (UTC)
Do you mean it this time? BBG 02:00, 27 October 2008 (UTC)
Well, I'll give you one thing. You're definitely consistent. — It's dot com 02:27, 27 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Fanstuff wiki

Would you happen to know when the purge will be over? Just wonder. ¡ÉlGavino! 01:01, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

Oh, I do wonder, let me tell you. If I had to guess based on the (depending on your point of view) clever or smart-aleck front page currently at fanstuff.hrwiki.org, I'd say sometime before or after TBC release Stinkoman Level 10. — It's dot com 01:25, 3 November 2008 (UTC)
Alright, seriously, what's taking so dang long? TheThin 18:05, 1 January 2009 (UTC)
This has been explained in other places. — It's dot com 18:07, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] thanks man.

What was that crap-for-brains doing? Being a freakin' vandal and everything? I owe it all to ya for helping my user page stay cool. Did you block him? --The 386 My talk 20:06, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

No prob, Bob. That guy shows up from time to time to do what he did. It doesn't usually take long to clean up. Yes, I did block him. — It's dot com 20:12, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Transcribing Permission

Sorry to interrupt, but I was just wondering if I could transcribe the toons at the Weeblpedia similar to the way we transcribe toons here. JCM 02:56, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Uh, yes? I don't really have any jurisdiction to give you permission. Our style is nothing special, and I suppose it could be used for any number of things. It may or may not be relevant, but some authors of works of fiction don't like their works being transcribed, so watch out for that. — It's dot com 05:19, 14 November 2008 (UTC)
OK, thanks. JCM 22:34, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Personal image templates

It's Dot Com, Your the admin I trust the most, and the only one I know actually. This page is in desperate need of an admin to look over the new suggested designs of the personal image templates, and to add to the talk page if you agree that we should/can change the personal image templates to the HR related ones, or not. Please do look into this. Thanks! —Mas12806 (talk·contribs) 17:07, 29 November 2008 (UTC)

That discussion is over two years old. As I said when it was current, I don't think we should change the templates, especially given I'm the one who made the versions we're using now. — It's dot com 03:35, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Sig

Do you want a sig? If so, what do you want on it? Raiku 03:23, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

I already have one. It's right here: It's dot com 03:36, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
I mean like colored and stuff. The sig templates. Raiku 03:37, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
I know what you meant. I've been here nearly four years. If I wanted a fancy signature, I'd probably have one by now. — It's dot com 03:41, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
And, I know this topic is a month old, but it may be one of the best signatures on the wiki. I mean, it did start the &mdash craze. Did it? JCM 18:42, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Winter Background

Could you please add
 body {
    font-size: 10px;
    font-family: verdana, geneva, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;
    background: #EBEBEB url(skins/monobook/headbg-snow.png) 0 0 repeat-x;
 }
to MediaWiki:Monobook.css? Thanks. Dagoth 06:25, 20 December 2008 (UTC)
Oh right. I had a nagging feeling I had forgotten something. — It's dot com 20:18, 20 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] HRFWiki:Template:Main Page/Fanstuff

What did that template look like? I created a temporary HRFWiki and need the Main Page/Fanstuff template to look like it did at the real HRFWiki. The URL for the temporary HRFWiki is http://homestar.referata.com. I also need a dump of all the templates and MediaWiki messages for it. Dagoth 00:19, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

I'm not going to provide that, sorry. You need to use a different logo and stop hotlinking our images. — It's dot com 00:45, 21 December 2008 (UTC)
I removed your logo and images. Dagoth 01:22, 21 December 2008 (UTC)
I'm still seeing the logo there. Yes, i cleared my cache. — Defender1031*Talk 14:48, 21 December 2008 (UTC)
Well, it was gone, but it looks like it's back. -128.103.10.17 15:14, 21 December 2008 (UTC)
Your logo and images are gone for reals this time. Dagoth 23:00, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Who's online

You guys need "WhosOnline", a special that can tell you whos online and what they are looking at. Can be used to quickly see when there is going to be spam. Elementio 18:58, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

From my old fanstuff talk page:

Check this out It's the recent changes page of The Mario Wiki. I made an account there, and I realized on the recent changes page, there's a little section for who's currently logged in. I figured I'd ask you if we could possibly make this a feature here. It would make things alot easier when trying to contact users and such. --TheDenzelTheDenzelsiglogo.gif 18:11, 2 December 2007 (UTC)
[...] This would indeed be interesting, but people shouldn't have their identities exposed just because they're browsing. Part of what a lot of people like about reading a wiki is that you're not publicly logged unless you edit. And there's the thing: one should be able to tell who's online well enough just by looking at the recent changes. — It's dot com 04:25, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

Or do you mean something that only sysops and/or developers could see? If so, we already have enough behind-the-scenes access to handle our relatively minor spam load. Thanks though. — It's dot com 19:50, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

I mean that only registered users can see, and from my knowledge of it, noone EVER uses it but me, for some reason on the other wikis I go on. It would just help alot. Elementio 19:55, 23 December 2008 (UTC)
Well, like I said last year, I don't think that information should be available to just anyone who happens to have an account. There's almost no reason (if any) to look over someone's shoulder if they're merely reading articles. — It's dot com 20:03, 23 December 2008 (UTC)
However, it can help if they are about to troll. Elementio 20:04, 23 December 2008 (UTC)
It would be nearly impossible to tell whether someone was about to vandalize based solely on what they're looking at. Even if it were possible, the vigilance required to make the extension effective would be prohibitively time-consuming. Considering the low volume of bad-faith edits we have to deal with and how easy it is to clean up pages after the fact, we simply don't have the need for an early-warning system. — It's dot com 20:18, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Hey, something to bring your attention to

Adventure Classic Gaming recently had an interview with the Brothers Chaps and the designers of their episodic adventure game series at TellTale, not sure how you usually feature new content related to the brothers chaps but figured you might not have seen it yet, it isn't on the interviews page at least: [1] -MarkN

It's actually on the SBCG4AP page, under Promotional Media. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 23:43, 28 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Thanks!

Thank you for deleting my fair-use-defying MacOrWinFinal.png image, Dot Com! — fuchsiania 18:31, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

No probalo. — It's dot com 18:34, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Sensitive to Bees

Thanks so much for agreeeing with my statements, It's dot com! I knew someone would believe me if I posted the edit there! The second video was just my proof to make sure there wouldn't be that much of a conflict, but if that's what made you believe me, I'm glad I made it! So thanks again!

-MarioMaster2008

P.S. Speaking of which, why did you think I went overboard trying to prove my point with the video?

I wouldn't say so. People have gone crazy before proving their point. MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 06:12, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Maybe so, but if you look on the talk page for the article in question, you'll see that It's Dot Com himself said I surpassed him in levels of proving my point. -MarioMaster2008
The above link to that template talk page has nothing to do with what I'm talking about. I'm referring to people posting evidence they gather to try and answer a question of fact regarding something in one of the toons. I'm not saying I don't go overboard (my illustrations on Homestar's spinning buzzer are just the latest example), but I think making a whole YouTube video trumps anything I've done. So far. By the way, MarioMaster, to sign your name, just type four tildes, like this: ~~~~, and the system will automatically insert your name and a timestamp, like this: It's dot com 16:10, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Oh, okay. I was wondering how to do that. Let's try it now. MarioMaster2008 17:48, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] History category

Sorry, I didn't know we had a place to keep stuff around for historical reasons. -132.183.138.37 21:51, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

Yeah, if something was widely used in the past, but isn't anymore, then we put it in the history category rather than delete it completely. — It's dot com 23:21, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Sandbox user subpages

Would it be possible for me to create a mini sand box as a sub page? Kid2255 Talk 22:11, 11 January 2009 (UTC)

See HRWiki talk:User space#Sandboxes?. — It's dot com 16:35, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Redirect pages

Hi there It's Dot Com, hope you don't mind me asking something. I was trying to create a redirect from Coach Z's 110 percent to Coach Z's 110%, but it doesn't work as an actual redirect. How do you create a redirect page, and how is it different from a normal one? Thanks! —Guard Duck talk 01:02, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

Note, it won't act like a redirect in the preview, you have to save it. And the syntax is "#REDIRECT [[Pagename]]". And this is probably the wrong place to ask this kind of question. — Defender1031*Talk 01:05, 18 January 2009 (UTC)
Oh, so that's what happened, I only saw it in the preview. Sorry for bothering you, is there a better place for questions like that? —Guard Duck talk 01:08, 18 January 2009 (UTC)
You can ask me on my talk page, i don't get annoyed by technical questions, but the best place is probably the talk for one of the help pages or something... — Defender1031*Talk 01:11, 18 January 2009 (UTC)
HRWiki talk:FAQ is actually the place we've set aside for questions. If a discussion needs to be on a more specific page, it can be referred to the other page from there. And it is true that a question on any central or highly visible public talk page will likely be answered. Similarly, while I'm not encouraging you to post on any one user's talk page, you could do worse than this one. It's watched by a good number of users, and I have a whole section of the page devoted to technical issues. — It's dot com 02:58, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Blanking the sandbox

 

Hey, um, are you trying to make fun of me? That userbox, Um, NOT FREAKIN FUNNY! If you need to tell me something, tell me in my Talk page.--Record307

Strictly speaking, yes, I am making fun, but I'm not trying to be mean. I just think it's funny that you've blanked the sandbox once a day every day for the past 11 days (except the 9th (when you did it twice) and the 15th (which you missed)). I myself blank the sandbox on occasion, but not like clockwork. Generally speaking, having a blank or non-blank sandbox makes no difference, and so I find it interesting that you've kept it up. But I'm just teasing, not trying to be offensive. :) (By the way, if it's not obvious, the icon there is a blank sandbox.) Cheers. — It's dot com 01:42, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Oh, sorry. Y'know what? I'm gonna use the userbox you made. Can you do me a favor? My userboxes scroll But they mess up my page. I want it to blend in with the pictures on my userpage. Can you do that for me? Thanks!---Record307

I adjusted the width of your email box. Did that fix what you were talking about? Oh, by the way, to sign your name, just type four tildes, like this: ~~~~, and the system will automatically insert your name and a timestamp, like this: It's dot com 14:03, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Thanks so much! See ya round!Record307 15:26, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Forum account disabled

Why can't I log on? --Blow Up the Ocean 15:57, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

I deactivated your account at the request of a lot of people. — It's dot com 16:05, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Hey It's dot com, how's it hanging?

I've been good, nearly done hiugh school, which leaves me to my first question:

I'll be leaving Homestar Runner wiki, temporarily, for school reasons. Anyhow, can someone you tell me where i can find a banner template to place on my wikipage saying I'll be off wiki for a while?

Thanks a bunch.

Nikolce Kocovski 07:59, 26 January 2009 (UTC)

Wow, Nikolce, long time no hear from. We don't really have a template for that kind of thing, but you can make a banner by taking some code from one of our other templates and putting it on your page. Then you can update the message to suit whatever you need it to say. I'm curious how long a while is (your last edit was last April, which is what I'd consider a while). — It's dot com 11:42, 26 January 2009 (UTC)

Whoa, April, man school's been taking my time man. As well as school, sometimes my internets gets capped, meaning it becomes slow, and when it comes to wikis, they don;t load up.

Thanks for the help again.

Nikolce Kocovski 12:33, 27 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] MediaWiki 1.14

According to the Wikitech mailing list, MediaWiki 1.14 has been released (link). Just notifying you. :) The Goblin!! 20:03, 22 February 2009 (UTC)

Thanks. We're on the MediaWiki announce list, so we already knew that. Based on something Tim said, we may have even been responsible for prodding them into releasing the final version after the release candidate. — It's dot com 20:35, 22 February 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Thanks for Your Assistance

Thanks for your assistance in the most recent vandal attack. Been a while since the last one, eh? Well, we all appreciate your ability to hide those edits from RC, as no one wants to read that. Also, good job getting the one everyone else overlooked--myself included. We really couldn't keep this place going without you. --DorianGray 03:41, 23 February 2009 (UTC)

Hey, thanks for the thanks, and you're welcome! I'm glad I could chip in with those things that only developers can do. — It's dot com 03:46, 23 February 2009 (UTC)

[edit] I'm confused...

Hey Its Dot Com, can you tell me what happened to the fanstuff? I left a long time ago but when I tried to come back everything was different.

[edit] Invisible arms

When you said it was NOT better... I'm not gonna lie to you. It IS better. PLEASE, don't block me! --The 386 My talk 00:29, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Block you? You're wrong though. We consistently treat scenes as though the characters have normal arms and/or fingers (regardless of what's "really" the case) and are directly manipulating objects. In other words, we say that Homestar is picking up an object (and don't worry about how), not that it mysteriously starts floating. — It's dot com 00:37, 6 March 2009 (UTC)
I just DON'T want my edits reverted. The INVISIBLE arms show that these objects float in mid-air. I don't mean to sound rude. --The 386 My talk 00:31, 6 March 2009 (UTC)
Sorry, but that's not our standard. We know that the objects appear to be floating, but that's not how we describe them. — It's dot com 00:37, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

[edit] When will the fanstuff wiki be back?

Hey Dot Com, when will the fanstuff wiki be back? Raiku 04:34, 1 April 2009 (UTC)

Unfortunately, the fanstuff was a significant drain on our resources, and with funds being so tight we just can't justify it anymore. I'm afraid it will never be back. Sorry. — It's dot com 04:41, 1 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit] My new email address

I recently got a Gmail account. Now my new email address is xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@gmail.com. So, could you change my email address on the forum to that. PS:If anyone emails me, I will send Barney to attack you. Coach 's Cool! 12:15, 1 April 2009 (UTC)

I will only change your forum address to whatever's in your preferences here on the wiki, and the address above (at least, what it was before) isn't it. If you don't want people to email you, don't post it here. — It's dot com 14:24, 1 April 2009 (UTC)
Oh, yeah. I forgot to do about that. I changed it. Coach 's Cool! 14:33, 1 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Name change three

This doesn't belong on my talk page. Please refer to HRWiki:Changing username for replies. — It's dot com 14:33, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

Thank you. OpenSourceGreg 06:59, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Free Country Mountain Range files

Not to be naggy but I'm kinda wondering what's going on with ny Free Country Mountain Range files, because you said you'd put it on your to-do list about 5 months ago.--KirbychuHR'D 02:50, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

Yup, exactly 199 days ago. I put it on my to-do list. It's still there. — It's dot com 03:08, 30 April 2009 (UTC)
That's one big to-do list.--KirbychuHR'D 03:12, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit] What the pfargtl?

This is the edit summary from Recent Changes for one of your recent edits:

(diff) (hist) . . Talk:Main Page‎; 15:51 . . (-673) . . It's dot com (Talk | contribs) (look at the date on that reply (it was a joke))

But in the recent changes IRC it looked like:

<+HRWikiRC> Talk:Main Page [2] * It's dot com * (-673) feel free to discuss that somewhere else (off-site)

The link provided by the RC bot goes to the same diff provided on the RC page. What the pfargtl is going on? --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 23:25, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

I have the ability to edit edit summaries. Occasionally I think of something better to say. — It's dot com 00:01, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Hello again

Hey. First of all, I'm sorry for how conceited, passive-aggressive and rude I behaved here a few years ago. Secondly, the Wiki is in ship shape! I'm very impressed with the progress you guys have made while I was away. Great work! I'll be contributing regularly again, but this time without unfairly scrutinizing you or anyone else here. Carpe diem! Darth Katana X (discussionitem_icon.gif user.gif mail_icon.gif) 23:53, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

[edit] You're now my friend.

Any fan of Seinfeld is my friend. Ugozima Talk to me 06:36, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Possible Trolls/Vandals

Hello, sorry if this is in the wrong place, I didn't know where to put it.

On the recent changes page, there seems to be a large number of accounts being made. normally if it was 1 or 2 I wouldn't notice, but there's been 8 in the last 5 minutes. I think it might be a troll or vandal. BubbleRevolution 01:11, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

Yes, this is the wrong place to put this, but these accounts are all being made by the same person, because they all are common names (all having something to do with the Eragon series, I have read the books), except maybe User:Sbe-Mail Checker Dan, he's probably a coincidence. Also, you probably shouldn't use the word TROLL or VANDAL yet, since the user(s) haven't made any edits yet, and might not know about the sockpuppet rule. Can someone go talk to him/her? I'm not sure how to do this. free 01:17, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Would like Autocolumn extension for my own wiki

Hello Homestar, i would like to implement the Autocolumn and AutoPipe/AutoRedirect extensions on my own wiki, are these available? --Kevin danko 16:09, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Unfortunately, I've never released them. I'd like to someday, but they need to be cleaned up a bit first. — It's dot com 16:38, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Threats

I'm sorry if this offends anybody but there was a shocking post on this thread. Is the threat empty, like Hiemstern said? I just felt the need to bring that to your attention -I'd rather not post my username 22:08, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

Well, Espemon333 (Talk | contribs), I'm quite aware of that whole situation, and have been for a while. The other sysops/forum mods and I stay in touch pretty well. Thanks for the heads up, but you don't need to worry. — It's dot com 02:34, 3 September 2009 (UTC)
OK. Don't let Heimstern know I posted this. Espemon333 23:06, 3 September 2009 (UTC)
Actually, I already know. I see pretty much every edit on this wiki because I check recent changes a lot. In fact, I think I saw this post before Dot com did. Heimstern Läufer 23:38, 3 September 2009 (UTC)

[edit] The Fanstuff Wiki!

How long has it been now? If your not going to do anything with it, just delete it and it's all over with. It gets my hopes up every time I go there and while it's loading the title says "Main Page" TheThin 01:15, 28 September 2009 (UTC)

What is wrong with fanstuff? Totally outta the loop, Espemon333

[edit] My Weight in Pencil Shavings

How much does a page on the wiki usually cost? Espemon333 22:36, 8 October 2009 (UTC)

Um, I don't know what that means... And you still smell like pea soooup! By the way, the reason you triple post is that my page is long and so it takes a bit of time to load and you get impatient and hit "Save page" three times. Only hit it once. It heard you the first time. — It's dot com 22:53, 8 October 2009 (UTC)
The reason we are having the fundraiser... the pages cost money... right..? Espemon333 23:34, 8 October 2009 (UTC)
In a sense, yes, I guess. The pages are stored in a database, which is located on a hard drive, which is part of a server, and it takes money for us to be hosted on that server. See our donations and ledger pages if you want specific information. — It's dot com 23:48, 8 October 2009 (UTC)

[edit] A Probably Bad Good Idea

We all know about the decomisionning of STUFF, which I do support, but I reviewed your new version of the STUFF template and I loved it. I think we need to incorperate that template INTO the talk page. It looked great, and I liked how it condenses the entire discussion into the smallest portions. I really think we should get it into the talk page. Espemon333 03:09, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

The "new" version of the STUFF template is what we used for years, and what we decommissioned. We decided to stop using the STUFF format in favor of regular discussions. We don't have any plans to reincorporate it at this time. — It's dot com 03:35, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

[edit] MythBusters

I love MythBusters. :D --Ms. 1-Up Pie 01:34, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Hey, thanks for reading my user page! Or for spouting weird non sequiturs, whichever one fits. — It's dot com 01:52, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Brown and gray balloons

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BazookaJoe 05:28, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

Thanks! I knew what that was going to be before I even opened my talk page, based solely on the edit summary. You know what's amazing? My brother made that exact sign and hung it behind my desk at work on Friday. It's still there right now! — It's dot com 06:10, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
Happy birthday, DC. My you never get ink poisoning. Elcool (talk)(contribs) 07:02, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
have a nice last 7 minutes of decemberween birthday, It's dot com. (or it might be more time than i think it is, depending on which time zone you're in) and may you have a wonderful year. The Knights Who Say Ni 03:53, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Another Fanstuff Thing

I don't mean to kill the already several dead horses about this topic, but I don't think the sysops are going to fix the Fanstuff Wiki. I know you have a life, n'stuff, but we want some stuff done. I don't care if you do half a page a day. Any progress is good progress. And if your schedule doesn't allow for any Fan-Wiki work, then get people that will accualy work. The regular people word be WAY more willing, and more faster, to fix these unfinished pages. In short, I hope you take some time to work on the Fan-Wiki, get better workers, and always, ALWAYS edit blank pages. User:Anonomous

[edit] Possible spammer

Don't know if this is the right place to say this, please correct me if not. I have reason to believe that Drhuldaclark142 is a spammer, judging by the fact that this person has been here for a few days and that their only contribution is to their own userpage as a link to some sort of online store. The McArby! 01:01, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

You're right. We've been getting far too much spam lately; guess it's no surprise some would slip through the cracks. Spam... DELETED!! *bzzt!* --Jaycemberween (Ho ho ho!) 01:25, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Please block this IP

Can you please block an IP for me? I know this IP. It's my evil friend. He found out I had a HRwiki and will stop at nothing to ruin it.--Record307 Talk/Contribs 03:27, 24 November 2009 (UTC)

Hi, Record. Has this IP actually vandalized? We don't block IPs preemptively usually (in fact, I'm not aware that we do so ever). Heimstern Läufer 03:35, 24 November 2009 (UTC)
Yes. Just today he blanked a section of my userpage. Check the history. "ZaneHiturugi" is his internet name.--Record307 Talk/Contribs 03:37, 24 November 2009 (UTC)
I've given the IP a block warning; if he does it again, it'd be appropriate to block. For now, though, we'll probably just leave it as is. Heimstern Läufer 03:43, 24 November 2009 (UTC)
Alright, that's cool. Thanks!--Record307 Talk/Contribs 03:44, 24 November 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Why do you still do this?

Why do you still do this? You're managing the same website you did three years ago, and still for no reason. You're thirty three years old! You don't think that maybe it's time to start a family? To take care of your wife or something? Take a page from me and stop going here. The "friends" you make won't miss you, they'll just drown their sorrows in computer code. Please, just stop this whole thing.

It's a hobby and I like it. In the last five (not three) years I've learned a lot of things about teamwork, management, critical thinking, and software development. Things I can carry over into my professional life. Plus it's fun, interesting, and challenging, I still think Homestar Runner is funny, and there's nothing what says you can't have a hobby and still pursue other things like work and family. By the way, if you're going to break your streak of not "going here" just to insult me, at least have the stones to sign your real name. — It's dot com 21:04, 12 December 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Thanks for the purge!

Hi Dot Com. I was just passing by to tell you that I, for one, am most delighted about how the purge took over 500 days. Without the purge, I'd still be dwelling on the Fanstuff Wiki with not much else to do, but since its absence, I've pursued other hobbies and personal projects, which most probably wouldn't have happened if the Fanstuff Wiki was still around. For example, since it went down with the purge, I've started to learn more about programming and website creation, not to mention polishing up my English skills and discovering my humble abilities as an amateur musician. That's really all I have to say. And again, thank you. No this contains no sarcasm whatsoever. -20eric06 02:07, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

[edit] hey you admin that dumb fanstuff thing right

If so, could you put away that robots.txt thing for a bit so I might be able to archive.org it for my old stuff, if possible? Just wondering.

[edit] help

Hey, it's Don't say jorb 101 here. As you can see by the I.P. adress, I'm not logged in. It seems that no matter how many times I type in my password and username, I can't log in, and have somehow locked myself out of my account. Please help me! (oh, and my I.P. Is different because I'm using my iPod touch.) 198.53.214.106 04:05, 14 January 2010 (UTC)

Nevermind, it works now:) {{User:Don't say jorb 101/sig}} 00:47, 20 January 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Duplicate user problem

Hey. Looking at the history of this guy, it seems him and User:Homsar Jean are one and the same. Since this is not a sockpuppet problem, what do you think should be done? Elcool (talk)(contribs) 04:20, 19 January 2010 (UTC)

Probably nothing. He seems to have made one account and used it only briefly before switching to a new one. Yes, it would be better to have asked for a name change instead, but what's done is done. Used to I might merge the accounts, but it's a bit of a hassle and I don't think I'll bother unless he specifically requests it. As long as he doesn't use both accounts, it's not a big deal. — It's dot com 05:14, 19 January 2010 (UTC)
Ok. I just noticed because I went over the TBD and saw he tagged his own page for deletion. I just removed the template and left it blank. Elcool (talk)(contribs) 05:35, 19 January 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Forum crashed

SQL ERROR [ mysqli ]

Table './[DB]/phpbb3_sessions' is marked as crashed and should be repaired [145]

I currently cannot use E-Mail, so I put it here. Thought you should look into it since you're an admin. That'sBupkis! 02:07, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads up. I think I've got it fixed. — It's dot com 04:56, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Could you help with my account?

Sorry to bug you! During the Fanstuff purge I asked to change my username from Chituze to Happy: now it says I've got the wrong password, and I don't receive the verification email. I'm absolutely positive I've been typing the password right, because I use the same one everywhere. Are you able to find my password for me, or maybe allocate happypants3@hotmail to the account? Thanks so much in advance!
Also I'm so scared about how professional your talk page is, I hope I've put this in the right place. - 222.154.8.224

Well, that's a bit of bad luck, I'm afraid. The reason the password won't work is that someone else already has the name Happy. (The fanstuff and the knowledge base now share the same user list, and the Happy account was created here back in 2004.) You'll need to create a new account with a different name. You can choose Chituze or HappyPants or something else. — It's dot com 15:25, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
OH, RIGHT. Dang, somehow that never crossed my mind. Now I feel bad because I've sent about 4 verification emails to them.
(Ack, what if during the purge I got an email about this, but it went to junk? Whoops, sorry, just thinking aloud here.) Thanks for your help! - 222.154.16.62

[edit] Regarding Mirror Glitch

Hey, man. I just went over the articles for cleanup and saw Scroll Button Songs. The article looked OK and I went over the last few talk page posts to see why it should be cleaned up. I saw no problem, and I was just about to remove the template, when I decided to dig in the history a little and came across this edit from almost exactly a year ago. That discussion started two and a half years ago, and the article has been in "cleanup" ever since. Is that REALLY such a big of an issue? I mean, it looks like some technical thing to fix that should not bother the casual reader. I didn't even notice the email list on the mirrors after I read the talk page. I just listened to the songs. What I'm suggesting is to remove the template and you'll just fix whatever you need to fix whenever you got the time, since the article itself is fine. Elcool (talk)(contribs) 06:41, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

I'm not sure why you're asking me. I already removed that cleanup template once, and I didn't make the edit you linked to. The same user who made that edit is the one who put the template back. — It's dot com 17:33, 19 April 2010 (UTC)
Ah! I see I hadn't dug deep enough in the history... I contacted you because you're involved in that talk page discussion. Oh well. I agree with you - There shouldn't be a template there. I'm removing it. Thanks for sorting this up :). Elcool (talk)(contribs) 18:48, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Little questions

Hey, DC. I was wondering:

  1. When did you first use H*R?
  2. What sites, apart from the Wiki, the Wiki's forum, and the Fanstuff Wiki, are you a member on?
  3. What do you do for a living?

RickTommy (edits) 12:19, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

See my user page. — It's dot com 15:34, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Deletion of 64.251.57.195's user-talk

Just wondering, can't you just discuss before going and removing something so suddenly? ColdReactive 18:36, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

I had to remove it quickly before he saw it. Assuming the anonny was editing in good faith (and there's nothing to indicate he wasn't), then implying that he should be blocked was quite rude. — It's dot com 18:44, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

[edit] #hrwiki-fanstuff

why did you set +m on it

seriously that's uncalled for -20eric06 17:18, 30 May 2010 (UTC)

Uh, because it's closed now? I thought that would be obvious. — It's dot com 18:47, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
it wasn't really, and there's still more people in there than on #hrwiki -20eric06 18:50, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
well, regularly. -20eric06 18:51, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
It's not like you can't still talk to each other. I didn't close the Internet, or even IRC. If you want to have your own channel, then make it, post the location on your forum, and then go there. Anything with the "hrwiki" name on it means one of our admins has to keep an eye on it. We don't want to do that anymore. Closing #hrwiki-fanstuff solves the problem. It's win-win in the long run. — It's dot com 19:11, 30 May 2010 (UTC)

well, you caught my attention with the chat on Super Sam's talk on the fanstuff wiki, and i didn't get to put my idea in before you locked it out. i figure this is as relevant a topic as any. if the sysops and moderators are the problem, why don't you get some new ones over there? i don't think this is worth closing that wiki. I'm sure there's a lot of people that would be capable enough to run that wiki that update frequently enough to care. I'm not saying it's me, i haven't done anything on either for over a year besides now, but I'm sure there are people that care about the fanstuff wiki as much as you care about the knowledge base. and i don't believe either site deserves to die just for lack of usage after the purge. a lot of the users just said "screw it" after waiting so long for it to come back, it seems unfair to close it for good before there's time to get more people interested again.

please try to respect my idea, HSB150Homsarstrongbad150Homestar Runner!! 20:59, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Weclome Welcome Committee

I have a question, itsdotcom: If you are on the Welcome Committee, how do you track new users so you can introduce them with the First Time Here template? -El Trento

The First Time Here? user is a bot that automatically puts links on new users' pages when they register. It's actually separate from the welcome committee. — It's dot com 02:11, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Go Rangers!!!

That is all for now. Ed lim smildE / talk 00:46, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

Too bad, Rangers. At least they got farther then my yanks. I R F 19:35, 2 November 2010 (UTC)
I'm sad they didn't win it all, but I'm not really that disappointed. In fact, I'm very proud of how they did this season. Winning the pennant, especially when you never have before, is still a big deal. There are still two teams (Mariners and Expos/Nationals) that never have. The fact that the Rangers advanced to the World Series by completely taking apart the Yankees just made it all the sweeter. (Take that, Tom!) :) — It's dot com 20:14, 2 November 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Fanstuff Subpages

Hey, is there any rule against transferring projects from the Fanstuff Wiki to a subpage of a Knowledge Base account? Now that I actually have a Blu-Ray player, I'd like to revise Everything Else Greatest Hits to seem more like a Blu-Ray Disc (with picture-in-picture extras, etc). BBG 03:27, 2 November 2010 (UTC)

Yes. On HRWiki:User space under What about user subpages?, the second item under what is not allowed is "pieces of fanstuff". Feel free to transfer it to your own website, though. — It's dot com 03:59, 2 November 2010 (UTC)

[edit] New Logo

Did you make that? What a great idea! Homestar-Winner (talk) 03:11, 22 December 2010 (UTC)

Actually, the idea came from the annony of this Main Page discussion, who was concerned about the bandwidth being sucked up by that giant, 1 MB GIF. That is some epic decompiler work you did there, Dot Com! I've always wondered how you got Homestar in the logo like that, and I enjoy the little Easter Egg. The addition of Flash detection is also very nice. Except I'm not that big of a fan of the lost Decemberween colors, but it adds consistency and balances the page, in my opinion. Also, you might want to remove the special no-click treatment for the 'flakes. It's making my cursor spazz-out. Anyway, great work! Now everything is tiny. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 04:16, 22 December 2010 (UTC)
Well, to be fair, all he said was that we should make it into a SWF, which is an idea that I had years ago but had never taken the time to implement. So really he just nudged me into going ahead and doing it. Redrawing the logo GIF as a vector format, designing the snowflakes, coding their motion (notice that they never repeat), and adding hidden extras were all me. Anyways, thanks! — It's dot com 06:17, 22 December 2010 (UTC)

Aforementioned annony here, nice work on the swf! I'm a flash animator myself and I would have made it if you had said something "well why don't you make it yourself if you're so concerned" :P --184.56.45.155 06:51, 22 December 2010 (UTC)

Nah, it's cool. I enjoyed the practice, and given the various issues regarding SWFs and security, etc., it's the kind of project I'd prefer to do start to finish myself if at all possible. Glad you like it! — It's dot com 08:28, 22 December 2010 (UTC)
It all turned out great, especially now that it has the Decemberween colors. Good job Dot Com for making it and 184.56.45.155 for getting Dot Com off his lazy bum. Homestar-Winner (talk) 16:11, 22 December 2010 (UTC)
(For the record, not really, Dot Com.) Homestar-Winner (talk) 20:40, 23 December 2010 (UTC)
(Oh, I know.) :) — It's dot com 06:03, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
I'm really impressed! Good job! I love the dween logo and the new years one too. I guess you're going to turn them all into SWF files now eh? Like the idea of little easter eggs in the future like with the dween one haha. Can't wait to see other holidays (especially Halloween) in the future. Maybe for Halloween you could make it where clicking on Homestar would change his costume or something in the logo, that's a good idea. I know Halloween is a long ways off though haha.Image:Stinkwing.gif »Bleed0range«

[edit] HRWiki celebrates New Year's with a logo

(This was made on 1/1/11 so don't say "I don't see it") Hey, I just like to comment the new years logo. I like how after a few seconds Homestar blows a party blower and confetti falls. It really caught my eye. I thought I saw something on the logo other (of course other than Homestar blinking every 3 seconds) and I waited a few seconds and I saw Homestar blowin' a party blower and confetti falling from Hammerspace!. It's a great way to celebrate 2011! Pgj1997 (Talk page · things I've done)

That is a nice easter egg. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 04:13, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
I don't think either of you have found the real Easter egg yet. — It's dot com 05:04, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
Oh gosh, I just found the ACTUAL easter egg.--Record307 Talk/Contribs 05:13, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
Ahhh I see, your supposed to click on it, then Homestar will say "Happy New Year" then he'll blow a party blower while confetti falls from Hammerspace I see now. Pgj1997
Right now it looks like it toggles between homestar, marzipan, and strong bad wearing winter hats or earmuffs. eventually, homestar turns into a Special:Random type link. but i can't figure out if there's a set number of clicks for that to happen. The Knights Who Say Ni 01:53, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
The logo has been changed back to the not New Year's version yesterday, you know. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 03:02, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
...yes, i am well aware of that. there was a small piece that i omitted from the previous post b/c i thought it was overkill, but it looks like i had to invisicomment it back in. i was asking about the random page thing - if that was an intentional Easter egg. The Knights Who Say Ni 03:10, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
Yes, that is an intentional Easter egg. The trigger is not the number of clicks, but it is something specific. You can guess again or if you want I'll just tell you. — It's dot com 03:15, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
I don't think intentional was the right word; i figured it was intentional. anyway, before i guess again, am i correct in saying that it's homestar every time? it certainly seems to be The Knights Who Say Ni 03:34, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
Nope. In fact, you don't even have to click in the area where the characters are. — It's dot com 03:37, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
DC, could you maybe give me a link to the New Year's logo? Pretty please? It seems I missed seeing that one. Homestar-Winner (talk) 03:41, 5 January 2011 (UTC)

See Special:Logos.It's dot com 04:54, 5 January 2011 (UTC)

Hey, thanks. :) Homestar-Winner (talk) 03:51, 6 January 2011 (UTC)
You know, maybe you could make a couple of Special pages where admins can change and users can view the logos used here. SWF, GIF, and all that, and all that. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 03:58, 6 January 2011 (UTC)
I'm not going to add anything to the page right away, but I changed the name of the special page to a more generic name in case we want to do so later on. — It's dot com 18:05, 6 January 2011 (UTC)
If anyone's still wondering, it's the snowflakes that send you to random pages. Right? StrongAwesome 01:34, 7 January 2011 (UTC)
Ding! Not last place. — It's dot com 02:03, 7 January 2011 (UTC)
is it okay if the logo that showed up last friday is included in the Special:Logos page? The Knights Who Say Ni 17:58, 8 April 2011 (UTC)
It will be, sooner or later. — It's dot com 20:20, 8 April 2011 (UTC)

Y'ello, Dot Com, I was wondering, in the vague interest of another wiki I contribute to, how and where you added the animated logo, both in its current swf form, and its previous form. (Though I can't help but wonder if I shouldn't already have figured that one out myself... *sigh* Oh well...) --Neumannz 02:24, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

We're using the SWFObject method of adding SWF files to pages, which seems to work well across many browsers while also being compatible with devices with no Flash support. It requires placing swfobject.js on your server in addition to your SWF logo. (Note: we're using version 1.5, but later versions have been released.) The following quick and dirty edit of MonoBook.php will do the trick (be sure to adjust the paths to point to the correct files). The next time we upgrade MediaWiki, I'll probably fancy it up a little, but for now it's fine. — It's dot com 19:45, 14 February 2011 (UTC)
--- MonoBook.php[orig (MW 1.15)]
+++ MonoBook.php[new]
@@ -174,13 +174,22 @@ class MonoBookTemplate extends QuickTemp
 <?php                  } ?>
                        </ul>
                </div>
        </div>
        <div class="portlet" id="p-logo">
+               <script type="text/javascript" src="/path/to/swfobject.js"></script>
+
+               <div id="flashcontent">
                <a style="background-image: url(<?php $this->text('logopath') ?>);" <?php
                        ?>href="<?php echo htmlspecialchars($this->data['nav_urls']['mainpage']['href'])?>"<?php
                        echo $skin->tooltipAndAccesskey('p-logo') ?>></a>
+               </div>
+
+               <script type="text/javascript">
+                  var so = new SWFObject("/path/to/logo_name.swf", "logo_name", "150", "150", "8", "#ffffff");
+                  so.write("flashcontent");
+               </script>
        </div>
        <script type="<?php $this->text('jsmimetype') ?>"> if (window.isMSIE55) fixalpha(); </script>
 <?php
                $sidebar = $this->data['sidebar'];
                if ( !isset( $sidebar['SEARCH'] ) ) $sidebar['SEARCH'] = true;

[edit] Special:Scramble

OK. Also, since I already made this one section on your user talkpage, I might as well ask another question that came to mind. The MediaWiki extension that makes a new special page, which can allow someone to view a scrambled version of a specified page, is that available on request? Or is it already in the MediaWiki get extensions list? LikeLakers2 23:08, 9 January 2011 (UTC)

No, it's not available anywhere. — It's dot com 23:30, 9 January 2011 (UTC)


[edit] Image

what do u mean upload this as a different file http://www.hrwiki.org/wiki/File:coachz1936.png

What he means to say, Marzifan, is to create another, seperate picture instead of overwriting an existing one. --Jellote wuz here 11:03, 20 June 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Fanstuff Wiki 2

Is it OK to make a "Fanstuff Wiki 2" and post about it on my userpage? --FangoriouslyFotoshopStar.png 15:31, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

As long as you don't rip off any of our designs or imply that you're in any way affiliated with us, I don't care what you do. — It's dot com 15:57, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Hey can we have the OT boards on the wiki forum and the Fanstuff wiki opened again please and thank you very much sir!!!!!! The Noid 06:02, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

[edit] My username

Dear It's Dot Com

Hey man, It is me, long time no see.

Hey listen, I was hoping you could assist me, see, I wish to change my username. When i originally made my username, I guess I was naive then, but with the times as they are, I wish to change my HRWiki username, please help me.

Cheers Nikolce Kocovski 02:10, 30 July 2011 (UTC)

Why do you want to change your username, and what do you want to change it to? If it's because you used your real name, I really wouldn't worry about it unless you have some specific, concrete reason, mainly because now that your name is already in the history of pages, it's not like it's just going to disappear. — It's dot com 04:17, 30 July 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Scramble extension

I know I've asked before about the extensions, but I was just wondering: would you be happy with releasing the Scramble extension you made to the public? LikeLakers2 03:36, 7 November 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Tentative request

Hello, It's dot com! I'd like to apologize in advance for bringing this issue up again, but I have a request regarding the old Fanstuff Wiki files. I hope this doesn't already deter you, I intend to be respectful and cooperative. The old Fanstuff wiki holds a good deal of nostalgia for me, as well as for a few of my friends. The "purged" fanstuff wiki retains some of this nostalgia (thanks for continuing to host that, by the way!) but much of the community discussion and silliness is contained only on the old files. If you even still have the pre-"purge" fanstuff wiki files, then I would be delighted to take them off your hands.

Note that I don't intend to start up the H*R Fanstuff Wiki again! First because you've expressed that you wish our community distanced from yours, and second because the original Fanstuff Wiki community has since dispersed anyway. I understand that any attempt to resurrect the site would be ill-advised, so I will not do that. I merely intend to sift through old pages which were lost in the purge, for historical and entertainment purposes. I may host it as a private archive on my own website, but if this would bother you then I will not do so. The HRFWiki harbored a lot of my creative efforts in my early teenage years, and I would just like to reflect on that community's golden years. I hope you understand.

Apologies again for the bothering, especially as it seems you've already suffered a great deal of passive-aggressive remarks on the Fanstuff Wiki issues. I apologize for anything I did personally in that way. I don't intend to push the issue but it would mean a great deal to me if you would do this for me. Thank you!

--Shadow Scythe 21:02, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

I understand your reservations in responding to such a request. A simple "no" will suffice if that's how you feel. I won't bother you again. --Shadow Scythe 09:19, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
Apologies for the late reply. I've repeatedly stated that those files should be considered gone, sorry. — It's dot com 03:16, 10 December 2011 (UTC)
Oh yes, I remember that policy now. Well, in my view, such a policy is not really necessary any longer, as the reasons and needs to keep these files from the community have since become more or less unnecessary, mainly as the community is practically gone, as is the tension and problems surrounding what originally spurred the purge to happen. I also understand your hesitancy in providing the archive to any old user, so perhaps it's worth noting that I also spent a bit of time acting as a sysop in this community, and in this position I did my best to mitigate conflict and tension, and to keep users abiding by the standards. I understand that you never had much high esteem for the fanstuff portion of this wiki, and probably rightfully so. But it all meant a lot to me, perhaps as much as Homestar Runner itself! It fostered a lot of goofy discussion and fledgling creative efforts, at least it did in its earlier years, much of which did not survive to the archive which is hosted now.
Sorry, I guess I'm rambling again! Really I just mean to ask that you'd please reconsider your policy, now that the nasty politics surrounding Fanstuff Wiki issues have dissipated! Speaking for myself, transferring ownership of these forgotten archives to a humble old, reminiscing sysop doesn't seem particularly problematic, and I hope that you can see things this way too. It would really mean a lot to me if you could do this favor for me!
Also I understand that further discussion in a public medium may not be especially desirable to you. If you would prefer to discuss this via e-mail you can contact me at pullskip@gmail.com. Also, if there is someone else who would be better for me to talk to at this point, let me know. --Shadow Scythe 08:28, 13 December 2011 (UTC)
Oh, and if feel that you can only offer parts of the files, or can only offer them under my abiding certain conditions, please say so. I also hope I don't sound rude at this point! And I hope it doesn't sound like I'm arguing, or trying to make you upset. I would just be very, very happy if I could revisit a tiny part of my childhood. --Shadow Scythe 08:40, 13 December 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Мојот страница

Зошто бил мојот страница обратна? Зборуваме јас „Хитлер бил добро“. Dagoth 03:11, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

Seguramente no me necesitas explicar por qué estas cosas no eran apropiados. Nuestras pautas para el contenido no han ido a ninguna parte. — It's dot com 03:50, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Slow loading and Forum registration,

Hello "Dot com"

I like to report a server problem or some kind, it's loading the pages slowly, I'm not joking, its true!

Also I can't seem to register at the forums, I'm stuck at the Terms page.

[edit] This place is a ghost town

But I need something that only you can get. I posted a Homestar fanfiction on a subpage a few years ago, and you deleted it, which I'm completely fine with. However, I think I accidentally deleted the fanfic from my fanfiction.net account, so if it won't cause you much trouble, could you go through my deleted contributions and send it to me through e-mail? It would be very much appreciated, -JCM 02:10, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

[edit] About my username

Dear It's dot com

It's me again, I know I come on rarely but its mostly because of well, work.

Anyway, I was hoping you could help change my user name, or at least direct me to the page where it can be changed?

I realize that my user name will be in the history pages of whatever articles I edited, but people outside this wiki will not be bothered to look past the user page.

Help would be appreciated.

Nikolce Kocovski 00:50, 18 September 2012 (UTC)

Why do you want to change your username? What would you change it to? We usually don't change usernames of users who have established themselves, which you have. If it's a privacy thing, changing your username wouldn't help anyway, because every time you've signed your name it's there in the text of the page. — It's dot com 18:59, 18 September 2012 (UTC)

[edit] One Two, One Two

I just have a quick question since you were experimenting on something and gave the One Two, One Two article some time on the front page. Would we need to tag it as a featured article now or just wait until it's officially nominated and granted FA by wiki consensus? — Ngamer01 16:48, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

A side note, it wasn't an experiment. It was one, two, one, two day (12/12/12). — Defender1031*Talk 16:50, 15 December 2012 (UTC)
D'oh. Had a 2+2=22 moment. Anyways the question still stands. Does it still need to be marked as featured? I figured I should just ask first rather than going ahead and then getting rv'd for it. — Ngamer01 16:54, 15 December 2012 (UTC)
I agree with stux's suggestion here. — Defender1031*Talk 17:02, 15 December 2012 (UTC)
I don't mind its being listed in the big list, but I don't consider it a real featured article. It was just a little joke (that I didn't even come up with myself). I didn't even bother to do a full writeup, because that wasn't the joke. — It's dot com 17:21, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

[edit] IMDb

All of H*R Wiki's links to IMDb are currently broken due to changes in IMDb's film URLs. --JohnnyLurg 02:54, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Change forum email

I would like the email address associated with my forum account (also called Dagoth) to be changed to [address removed]. Can you do that? Dagoth 02:01, 13 January 2013 (UTC)

Actually, you can: Log in to the forum, and then go to User Control PanelProfileEdit account settingsEmail address (if you're logged in to the forum, this link should take you straight there). Enter your new address in the both that field and the confirmation field. Then enter your password at the bottom and press submit. You're done! — It's dot com 15:15, 13 January 2013 (UTC)
the problem is I dont remember my password and the email account associated with the account is closed. Dagoth 16:11, 13 January 2013 (UTC)
Oh, well why didn't you say so. All right, I've looked into it and am reasonably satisfied that you created both accounts, so, done. — It's dot com 17:43, 13 January 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Your comment on my talk page about my so-called "prank"

Why, pray tell, would you "rather not block" me? Dagoth 10:40, 15 January 2013 (UTC)

I'd rather not block any user. It is a last resort. — It's dot com 14:44, 15 January 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Space or no after em dashes

"You don't need 'em after em dashes". That's some funny stuff, man! I looked it up and I confused hyphens with the spacing rules for ellipses. I'm going to edit some of my edits now... --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 02:17, 19 March 2013 (UTC) So would this edit be valid? --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 02:42, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

I'd say yes. By the way, I wish I could tell you that was an intentional pun, but it wasn't. — It's dot com 02:47, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
Comedic gold, nonetheless. --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 02:57, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

Would I space after &mdashes? Are they the equivalent of em dashes, or are they different somehow (like en dashes and hyphens)? --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 03:17, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

Are you asking if there's a difference between &mdash; and in the code? No, with regard to the page output, there's not. — It's dot com 03:55, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
I'm not sure how to (or it's not in my privileges), but would you change the Strong Bad email running gags category into the proper capitalization (Strong Bad Email Running Gags?) And a hefty request- I'm currently trying to change &mdash; and into —, for overall consistency now that we support it- could you add that to The Cheat Bot's functions? --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 16:37, 19 March 2013 (UTC) AND WHY DID THE FONT CHANGE?
Wait, don't do that. See HRWiki talk:Standards → Raw characters vs HTML entities (skip to "Now, I will make one exception to this... and that's dashes" for the relevant part). — It's dot com 17:04, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
Broncotroll - The font changed because you accidentally broke the code tags. It has since been fixed. Be sure that for every <tag> you have, to close it with a </tag> with a slash in front. The Knights Who Say Ni 17:10, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
Thanks, are you speaking of the edit conflict that deleted some other thing I wrote (or... meant to write... I swear... dreamed of writing?). I love to see the wiki running at this speed, too! As for new user A: was that meant to mean me and if so B: I found hr in early 2004, I didn't join the wiki until 2 years ago (or become active until a few weeks ago) for reasons I will at some point describe on my user page... some time. Basically, I only considered joining after the hiatus to keep morale up. But here's the thing I think I meant to write: Aaaah- so should I replace — with mdash or just leave everything? Also, there are lots of instances of using em dashes on the wiki where en dashes should be used... should I fix those? If so, should I use (en dash I'm to lazy to copy and paste) or ndash? --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 17:24, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
You should just leave them. As far as the reader is concerned, there is no difference between &mdash; and an actual em dash in the code. For that reason alone it's typically not worth the edit to change them. All it's doing is adding another revision to the database with no real gain. On top of all that, as mentioned on the standards talk page, we have reasons for preferring entities over raw characters when it comes to dashes. It's not a big deal with the ones you already changed, but I wouldn't change any more. Where are em dashes being used where en dashes should be? — It's dot com 18:11, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
Ex: for dates on the Strong Bad Email page, "Lappy Era: 26 — some other year", I replaced them with en's (not in raw though) in this edit.
--Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 18:18, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
I changed them back, even though the en dashes are technically correct. With the spaces on either side of the dashes, I think the en dashes looked too wimpy compared to the em dashes. By the way, I think you might have your terminology backwards: A dash by itself in the code—like this—is what we mean when we say raw. An HTML entity (like &mdash;) is not raw. — It's dot com 18:36, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
Do you mean too wimpy in general or just for important headings like in that page (you didn't change the DVD release info 1–200 into em). I wouldn't say I had my terminology backwards, as that would imply that I know what I'm talking about- I kinda just winged it when I saw you using the terms. --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 18:42, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
For multiple-word headings with lots of white space. I didn't change the one I didn't change because the en dash is appropriate there. It's in running text, it connects just two things, and there are no spaces. By the way, the appearance of your signature in this thread is a good example of why we discourage non-white backgrounds. — It's dot com 18:57, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

[edit] April Fools'

There have been some dumb pranks in the past but this is the worst. I am personally offended by this April Fools' prank. I might just report this wiki to International Wiki Headquarters and have them ban this wiki from the web. It will take me days to recover from this "prank." I mean COME ON! I am organizing a full out wiki boycott TODAY! From today on NO MORE editing from ANYONE! If you don't put these links back to normal I will PERSONALLY make sure no one will ever see this website again! This is a DISGRACE! My god! How could you do something this disgusting!? Changing links... just wow. This is the worst thing to happen since... since... I don't even know. This is a big deal. TheThin 00:59, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Good one. Almost as funny as your old Thingy videos. — It's dot com 01:04, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
I wouldn't call it offensive—just annoying and inefficient. None of the site actually changed, the links are the same and everything, he's just using this weird magic to randomly redirect links. And they're relevant— edit goes to edit, talk goes to talk, pictures go to other pictures. The good news is I lost my pitiful reliance to hyperlinks—I typed in the URL for editing this talk page from scratch! Can you imagine the state of this wiki, though, if the site had updated? Now that... would be unpleasant. Look, the guy wrote the flipping binary for the site layout, he can mess with people if he wants to. --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 01:13, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
I doubt he meant it sincerely (I'm 70% sure). I was actually hoping that the site would update, because the chaos would have been amazing. — It's dot com 01:18, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Hey, my old Thingy videos were comedic genius. You just don't see stuff like this anymore! TheThin 01:19, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Alright, now I'm confused. Were you joking? --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 01:29, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Joking? On April Fools' Day? Of course not! TheThin 01:40, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
That's embarrassing. Hey, sarcasm is hard on the internet. Roll my eyes. --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 01:42, 2 April 2013 (UTC) AND I NOTICED IT WAS A JOKE EARLIER BUT YOU HAD A CONFLICTING EDIT! GAHH! THERE WAS ALWAYS AN ELEVATOR!

[edit] New Account...

It's Dot Com, My name is Jeff Daniels, I am looking to create a new account, Broncotroll suggested I see you. I have been active in the wiki as 65.33.23*.*. I would like to bypass the whole email thing, as my parents are VERY strict about what emails I send to who, and they don't like me sending emails to strangers (accept maybe Strong Bad). I have/had a Wikipedia account (Jdaniels15), and my edits are usually limited to typos and misspellings (which thrive in WP). I do not like the visual word varification picture things. Sometimes you can hardly recognize the letters, and when you can they are often the letters that have identical capital and lower-case forms (I.E.: V, C, X, S, O, W, Z). It usually takes me 5-6 tries just to get one right. I also have a khwiki.net account, username Jdaniels15, though my handle is ToaJuaraevo01. This is strictly for simplicirty, as ALL of my accounts have the Jdaniels15 username, with 1 of 3 parsswords for each one. For obvious reasons none of them will be revearled, 'cause, hey, ya never know who's whartchin'. Thank you for your time, 65.33.237.1 14:46, 11 April 2013 (UTC)

P.S. I am 22, and, being both in collage, and emotionally challenged (hence my rather lingual post on the "500 The Cheats" page), I live with my Grandparents. (It's a LONG story, so please do NOT ask... It would be like asking Homsar to speak proper English). Again, Thanks

Okay, I've created User:Jdaniels15, but you'll have to tell us your email address (or send an email to admin@hrwiki.org) in order to get the password. — It's dot com 15:10, 11 April 2013 (UTC)
[Redacted]. thanks Jdaniels15/ToaJuaraevo01/65.33.237.1 16:24, 11 April 2013 (UTC)
Okay, check your email. You should have received a temporary password. — It's dot com 16:47, 11 April 2013 (UTC)
You may have noticed that my WP account is retired. The reason for this is that I noticed that there have been very few talk page edits/others as of late. In fact, most of the articles that I have seen have not had a single talk page edit since 2009-2011. Plus, there are many other wikis I can go to. So I cleared my watchlist, put up a retirement banner, and left. 65.33.237.1 18:11, 11 April 2013 (UTC)
I, uh, had actually not noticed that. Were you able to change your password and log in? — It's dot com 19:26, 11 April 2013 (UTC)

This is TheUserFormarlyknownas65.33.237.1 (AKA Jdaniels15). Thanks for helping with my new account! Excuse me while I take my coat of and get comfy...ToaJuaraevo01 File:Homsar-in-motion.gif 12:09, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome. — It's dot com 15:40, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Baleeted nonsense

Hello, dot-o com-o! Anyways, I was wandering, could you send me some sort of link or snapshot of the this is real joke page so I may scribe it onto the April Fools' page? --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 22:36, 12 April 2013 (UTC) (and I know my signature is bothersome, but once I get an NES emulator for my computer I can take accurate LoZ screenshots so it will look so cool, you won' even know its highly discouraged!)

Nah. — It's dot com 22:42, 12 April 2013 (UTC)
... Can I still add it in? I think it was interesting, and there are several related things on the page. --Image:Homsariconformysig.gifBroncoTroll 23:49, 12 April 2013 (UTC)
I don't think that's necessary. — It's dot com 17:23, 13 April 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Dear Tube Socks,

It's me again. I hope you had a good year. Free of athletes' feet and toe jam. :)

If you don't remember me, I'm the user Shadow Scythe, although you can just call me Nigel. I'm glad to see the Homestar Runner Wiki is still up and being actively edited! I'll always have fond memories of both the website and its userbase. The website may be dead, but the community lives on! :)

The reason I'm writing is because I'm interested in hosting a mirror of the Fanstuff Wiki. I realize that at this point it's no longer linked to on the site, and it's been closed to new edits for nearly three years now. Further, I read on the Donations page that it costs around $50 per month to host this website, and I imagine that a significant portion of that comes from hosting the archived Fanstuff. Myself, I wouldn't mind hosting it, mostly because of its sentimental value to me. However, I also intend to keep an offline copy, with which I'll conduct some research on how a small fanbase changes over time as its userbase grows, shrinks, and ages.

I understand that you're busy with other administrative duties, and certainly other duties in life; as such, I'm prepared to offer you monetary compensation for your time and services, either directly donated to the Wiki, or given to you, whatever you feel is appropriate. I'm prepared to offer $25 immediately but I'm willing to negotiate, if you think it will take a lot of time on your part. If you would rather communicate by e-mail, at pullskip (at) gmail (dot) com! Thank you for your consideration!

Nigel

Only three years? I would have thought it was more than that. The fanstuff archive is fine where it is. — It's dot com 21:50, 16 April 2013 (UTC)
I would have thought it was longer too! But these edits seem to indicate it was closed back in June 2010.
Anyways, if you're still OK with hosting the Fanstuff for the time being, then that's great! I suppose I was just worried that it might someday disappear if, for instance, it was taking up too much space or was costing a lot to host or something like that, so I figured I might as well offer to mirror it if you didn't want to host it yourself. If that's ever the case in the future, let me know. :)
Though, even if you don't need it mirrored at this point, would it be possible for me to get a copy of the content, just in case? For that matter, what about the purged content? (If you even still have it.) I understand you had reservations about keeping that offline in the past, although now I'd imagine they'd be obsolete. But I digress.
In any case, thanks for getting back to me, and keep on tranglin'! — Nigel 06:11, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Wassup

Have you seen the new episodes of Arrested Development on Netflix? I remember you being a big fan. JCM 19:45, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Greetings

I miss chatting with you. It's been YEARS. Wish I would go back to 2010 when there was still hope. —THE PAPER PREEEOW 20:14, 24 August 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Recent vandals?

Here's the thing. I went to check recent changes (like most do) and I saw one lone anonnym'n making a ton of pointless pages. Though yes, it does says you deleted them, so I bet you noticed, but do you have any clue what's going on? He was dang stubborn, so I have a small worry on this. And if you didn't delete those pages, I will freak out more then Marzipan encountering the Cheat with Terminal 7 Brain Cnacer with Rank tooty-two billion rabies. --Camwoodstock 16:39, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

I think maybe you should keep your pants on. — It's dot com 17:05, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
...What pants? Hmmmm... But really, in all seriousness, I feel paranoid when some vandal is that presistant. It just never ceases to spook me. Nothing is scarier. Seriously. Not even that bad creepypasta. In fact, those are lame, but that's another story. I am just paranoid, so feel free to leave a talk page message if you have any updates. --Camwoodstock 19:08, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
That vandal was nothing. A mere fly to be swatted. — It's dot com 19:22, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

[edit] way2spooky4homestar

I like this cool Halloween design for the wiki, yo. --Camwoodstock 21:31, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

[edit] I'm leaving

I have made the decision to leave the HRWiki. Would you be able to please delete all my subpages and all but the most recent revisions of my userpage, my sig page and my talk page? I want ALL of it gone. Dagoth 11:01, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

Fine. — It's dot com 16:55, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Happy late new year

And did you get what you wanted for Decemberween? One last thing, though, am I the only one other then the wiki members here that noticed the store update? Camwoodstock 16:38, 7 January 2014 (UTC)

I did. As for the store update, I didn't take a poll (of everyone in the world). — It's dot com 18:14, 7 January 2014 (UTC)

[edit] The Forum

Hey man. Douglas from the forum here. I've tried to get the admins' attention through there, but no dice. Listen, I'd love to have the chance to get in there and clean it up - I used to love posting there back when Off-Subject was open pre-2008. I check at least once a week to see if there's been any admin activity, but I don't really see any... since it looks like most of the administration there has given up on the place, would it be conceivable to give a regular user admin privileges? I'd be willing to take that on. I'd just really like to clean it up and see if I can breathe some sort of life back into the place. Let me know what you think. --Douglas

We've cleaned up most that we found. We've made ourselves a note to check on it a little more frequently. — It's dot com 15:29, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

[edit] A History

Hey It's dot com, I was looking at HRWiki:A History and noticed the content was a bit old and figured you'd be just the chap to update it with server moves and wiki versions and such. I R F 03:16, 10 November 2014 (UTC)

[edit] How to request a username

How do you request a username? 107.77.68.28 23:43, 25 January 2015 (UTC)

  • To register, choose a username and send it in an email to admin@hrwiki.org.
  • Avoid usernames that are offensive, inflammatory, or confusing.
  • Pick a readable name, not just a number.
  • Avoid choosing a username that is identical to the name of a Homestar Runner character, toon, place, etc.
  • Note that your choice may be rejected if it is too close to an existing user's username.
Keep on tranglin'! — It's dot com 00:00, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

Thanks!Muppetgeek 22:52, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Regarding gif thumbnails conversion

Hey there wiki-admin-guy! I was reading up on some user talk pages, and you stated that you manually fix thumbnails for .gifs that are used in articles. If you have the time, could you fix the thumbnail for File:KeyboardStrongBadTweet.gif on @StrongBadActual? Thanks! - Catjaz63 19:50, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

We'll get it fixed. Thanks. — It's dot com 19:56, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
Fixed. -- Tom 00:45, 22 July 2015 (UTC)

[edit] It's dot shirt!

How sweet, they made you your own shirt! —AbdiViklas 15:55, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

Yeah, I saw. Let's just say I was super excited when I saw the announcement and extremely underwhelmed when I saw the product. — It's dot com 16:09, 10 December 2015 (UTC)
But an edit by Abdi? That's never underwhelming! Heimstern Läufer 00:15, 11 December 2015 (UTC)

[edit] HRFWiki Archive

how many dollarydoos would it take to get the pre-purge archive of the HRFWiki back

it would be pretty darn rootin' tootin' if we were able to access our stuff from the past, y'know?

as a sign of good will, i present to you a tune 68.148.129.142

I disagree. I for one believe the HRFWiki is one thing from the past that would best remain lost. Unhappy times... 99.48.86.26 04:47, 3 April 2016 (UTC)
There was plenty of notice at the time. If you didn't back up your stuff then, sorry. We have no real plans to dig out the archive. — It's dot com 19:20, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

[edit] SBCG4AP Tech Demo Mirror

Hey there .com! Since there is no official mirror of the SBCG4AP Tech Demo available on the internet (besides wayback machine) any more, would it be possible for an HRWiki mirror of the .swf? Thanks! - Catjaz63 05:57, 3 May 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Wiki Login Page

The bottom of the login page still says "An e-mail address is optional: no confirmation is required." However, you are required to send an email to create an account. TheThin 04:46, 17 June 2016 (UTC)

Fair point. Fixed. — It's dot com 20:00, 17 June 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Thanks!

Hey Dot com, just wanted to thank you for helping me out there. I'm still not quite sure how you diddat and how exactly it involved my userpage, but... keep working your sysop magic! And I'll keep trying not to accidentally press enter on my stupid Kindle Fire keyboard... SRMX12 (talk) 03:27, 2 September 2016 (UTC)

Hey, no probalo. Nah, your user page was just a convenient place to talk to you, since you seem to like having conversations in edit summaries. — It's dot com 05:53, 2 September 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Homestar Wiki

Thanks for making the Homestar Runner Wiki a happy place! Without Homestar Runner or the wiki, the internet would've sucked!! --195.194.74.65 10:57, 18 November 2016 (UTC)

Thanks, I try to do my part. There's a whole bunch of other people doing their part too. — It's dot com 17:47, 18 November 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Reopening the Fanstuff Wiki

So, when you're going to reopen the H*R Fanstuff Wiki, because the body of work is now active? --Averon25 11:05, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

We have no immediate plans to reopen the fanstuff wiki. — It's dot com 16:26, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Hey there

So how long were you into Homestar Runner? What got you into it? Just wondering--90.197.11.150 22:07, 10 December 2016 (UTC)

The newest email was japanese cartoon. My brother left me a note to watch the First Time Here? toon. The rest is on my user page. — It's dot com 00:38, 11 December 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Sysop

Soooo, how about that sysop election? TheThin 17:20, 14 December 2016 (UTC)

We're not really in the market right now. We'll let you (and everyone) know if that changes. — It's dot com 17:38, 14 December 2016 (UTC)
Let me tell you something It's dot com. This really irks me. The thing has clearly desired to be a sysop for over ten years. He probably loves Homestar Runner and the Wiki more than most of the uers (and indirectly) the sysops on here. Just make an exception for him to be one please. He can do a lot of good for this site. Think of the others that were not given rights when this site was in its hey day. 12.222.178.186 20:14, 12 March 2018 (UTC)
What? No. No. No. I mean, no. Never. No. What? No. — It's dot com 20:18, 12 March 2018 (UTC)

[edit] The Cheat

Hey, It's dot com! I was wondering, where did you get your The Cheat plush toy? Did you get it from the old Homestar store? I want my very own-a The Cheat! -- Mml554 give a gift 03:15, 7 January 2017 (UTC)

Yep, I got it from the official store when it was first made available. — It's dot com 04:16, 7 January 2017 (UTC)

[edit] Moving Things

I'm curious how it's different to simply manually move the contents of a page vs. using the "move" tab. TheThin 22:43, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Moving the page using the tab preserves the page history. — It's dot com 22:44, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

[edit] Marzipan’s Answering Machine Talk Page

Hello. I was not accusing you of anything. I was simply telling you what I know (and what I heard in the cartoon). I heard, just as you heard, no /p/ in what Homsar said. I heard "chintzy", not "chipsy". As I type this, "chipsy" has a red line under it (indicating misspellings [and because there is no such word as "chipsy"]). I hate edit wars. Anyway, I won't bother you. Take care. Again, I never meant to come across in an accusing (or, as you said, accusatory) way.—Bde1982 23:44, 17 July 2017 (UTC)

[edit] D'screetret disappearance

Once upon a time about fifteen years ago, I was a cruddy fifth-grader who has since grown up, gone to college and reinvented myself. While I currently prefer to operate anonymously, I have heard of a mythical wiki concept called the courtesy vanish. While I'm not going to leave the wiki forever, I would like to ask if there's a way if my old, abandoned account can be erased discreetly without anyone recognizing me as the smelly loser I used to be. Then I can go back to being an Anonymous Contributor. -- 99.48.86.26 18:53, 11 October 2017 (UTC)

I'm certainly willing to change your name and delete your user page(s) (you'd have to log in to request both of those), but if I were you I wouldn't worry about it, first because realistically nobody cares and second because those actions will show up in logs, and would just make you more visible due to the Streisand effect. Just go about your business and you'll be fine. — It's dot com 21:11, 11 October 2017 (UTC)

[edit] Videlectrix Linx

Hi. It seems that The Brothers Chaps have moved most of the videlectrix.com pages to homestarrunner.com/videlectrix. Do you think you could change the videlectrix: interwiki link to the new URL? e0uZ2kQ.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 03:47, 12 December 2017 (UTC)

Done. — It's dot com 04:25, 12 December 2017 (UTC)

[edit] Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, It's dot com! All the best to you. :)—Bde1982 13:49, 1 January 2018 (UTC)

Thanks, and to you! — It's dot com 17:48, 1 January 2018 (UTC)

[edit] Astros/Account Deletion

Greetings, It's dot com. Two questions for you (one Homestar Runner-related, the other not): How can I delete my Homestar Runner Wiki account? Also, as you are from Texas, I just have to ask: Are you thrilled that the Houston Astros won the World Series?—Bde1982 14:31, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

You cannot delete your account. Your account is intertwined with your edits, and your account can't simply be deleted without leaving holes in the database. I was happy for the Houston fans, but apart from that, no, I wasn't thrilled at all that the Astros won. — It's dot com 22:43, 8 February 2018 (UTC)
Okay, fair enough. I cannot delete my account. I never wanted to mess up the database. I just can't edit here anymore. I've had trouble on this site from some users (who shall rename nameless). Also, I've been busy and I've had more important things to deal with in life, such as laying two loved ones to rest. Cancer is a beast. I can only assume you are not an Astros fan. Regardless, I respect you, It's dot com. Hope all is going well for you. Take good care.—Bde1982 23:49, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

[edit] Telltale links

Another interwiki link question. Telltale's site is now located at telltale.com rather than telltalegames.com. The latter redirects to the former, but it still might be nice to update our telltale: interwiki links to reflect the new address. SRMX12 (talk) 01:36, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

Done. — It's dot com 15:44, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

[edit] Autopipe/Autoredirect code

I am one of the administrators of a mediawiki wiki [3]. We would like to use your case insensitivity code detailed here [4] for our wiki. Would you be so kind as to share it with us? 68.63.220.186 01:13, 1 October 2018 (UTC)

I'd like to, but unfortunately it's not written for the latest (or even a recent) version of MediaWiki. Someday we'll update it. — It's dot com 15:31, 5 October 2018 (UTC)
Ah, I see. Thank you. 68.63.220.186 01:53, 8 October 2018 (UTC)
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