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Welcome to the wiki ErnieParkie.<scratchsig>Curiouscrab</scratchsig> 16:35, 4 November 2012 (UTC)
Welcome to the wiki ErnieParkie.<scratchsig>Curiouscrab</scratchsig> 16:35, 4 November 2012 (UTC)
:Thanks for the warm welcome!<scratchsig>ErnieParke</scratchsig> 18:23, 4 November 2012 (UTC)
:Thanks for the warm welcome!<scratchsig>ErnieParke</scratchsig> 18:23, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

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Welcome to the wiki ErnieParkie.
Curiouscrab (talk | contribs) 16:35, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the warm welcome!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 18:23, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

So you're on the wiki...

I thought I recognized you from the forums. MF231

Yes, this is me, ErnieParke, from the Scratch website. I always have been here on the wiki; it's just that I've never really been able to finding anything at all to edit, until now. Anyway, in the next hour, I'm going to create a new page on the Search bar seeing as that's developed into a big tool for the website. As soon as I release it, would you mind editing it? ErnieParke
I was just double checking to make sure there wasn't a Search Bar article already, and have found this one: Why Don't Items Show up in a Search?
The issue is that this article is about the Search Bar (a bit), but it isn't entirely, and it's named rather oddly. Do you think that I should still go ahead with the Search Bar page? ErnieParke
Well, it looks like you've found an FAQ page. These are meant to be short and just contain a brief answer to a question (the title). If there isn't anything on the main subject, go ahead. And of course I will help you, if I get around to it. I really don't have anything to do much either... One more thing: ScratchSig is turned off right now; you are welcome to create your own sig at User:ErnieParke/Sig and type {{subst:ErnieParke/Sig}} rather than the four tildes until it's back up. Remember to type five tildes after so the date shows up (which I forgot to do in that last post D: ). So much info... Anyways, if you're curious about anything or have further questions, just ask me. MF231 22:31, 27 May 2013 (UTC)
Ahhh... So that's a FAQ page; I hadn't realized that till just now. As for the ScratchSig, I'll be creating one later on, if I ever come around to it, though for now, I'll be sticking with simple ErnieParke for now. Still, thanks for warning me!
And finally, I actually won't be adding the Search Bar page today seeing as tomorrow I have a school exam that I should be working on right now, though tomorrow I will. By the way, do you know how to create a "Contents" box, or is that automatic? ErnieParke
Automatic. Sorry to interrupt.
Curiouscrab (talk | contribs) 00:40, 28 May 2013 (UTC)
That's nice to know. Thanks for telling me!
Anyway, just to point out, the ScratchSig isn't working now, so you might want to use Curiouscrab, or read up on Mathfreak231's method above.ErnieParke
Yes, the contents box is automatically added with the section. However, if it doesn't show up, put __FORCETOC__ (a magic word) somewhere on the page and the contents will show up. MF231 21:38, 28 May 2013 (UTC)
I was just searching that up, except for __NOTCO__. Still, that should be nice to know. ErnieParke


Thanks for trying to help, but we already have nearly all of the 2.0 block images at Category:Scratch 2.0 Block Images. It would be a big help if you could rewrite the Block Palette articles to reflect the changes though, and use the images in my link. :)
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 14:06, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

Ah, so you already had the images taken care of. Will you be switching all of the images over?
As for rewriting the articles, I could do that easily enough. I just need to finish up a school project, get home (seeing as I'm currently in school even though there's none), and then I should be free. ErnieParke
Actually, on second thought, I think that I'll actually create the Search Bar article first, though afterwards I will. ErnieParke

How protection works

Okay, so basically, an admin can protect a page from being edited.

There are two levels: semi-protection and full protection. To edit a semi-protected page, you need to be auto-confirmed (being on the wiki for some time and making a few edits). To edit a fully protected page, you need to be an admin and above.

One can also protect a page from being moved, or from even being created, as seen here.
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 00:16, 11 July 2013 (UTC)

Ah, thank you for that piece of information! I was wondering what protecting a page would do, and now I know. It's actually very close to my original guess, though off by a bit. Well again, thank you. ;)
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:06, 13 July 2013 (UTC)

External links

Hey; just wanted to tell you that external links don't need the pipe separating. So, [http://example.com/ example] works just fine: example
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 06:44, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

That's a neat feature! I'm not sure I'll need it too often, then when I do, it should be helpful. Well thanks for telling me about this!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:28, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
Actually not only does it not need it, but it can actually mess up links, since it parses the pipe as part of the link. You're welcome.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 17:21, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
Well if it parses the link that way, then I find it odd that the link I posted in the Community Portal worked, but still, I've decided to remove the pipe.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 17:34, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
It depends on the page itself. Some of them will redirect even with a strange character at the end; some won't. For example, this doesn't work.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 17:42, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
I was guessing on that, and it looks like I'm correct.
By the way, is there a way to know when a user joins the Scratch Wiki? I was thinking of maybe occasionally stopping by a new user and dropping off a "Welcome!" message.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 17:46, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
You can check Special:Log/newusers
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:55, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Ah, okay. Thanks again! I'm actually thinking about keeping a reference (page?) for myself on these sorts of things that might become/are useful.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 19:23, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

Did you know that the welcome is automatic?

Right after a new account is created, the user page and respective talk page are created automatically, with a welcome on the talk page.
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 00:24, 15 July 2013 (UTC)

Um... No, I hadn't known that. That's much different then when I had first gotten my account because I had to make my own user page & talk. But still, I did want to welcome that user (who I believe was 7734f) as a nice... (what's the word? )... greeting. Couldn't I do that?
By the way, when did this feature get implemented? Is my estimation of sometime in June correct?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:01, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
It's new with the new system.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 07:06, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
I was guessing that, which is why I went for June.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:37, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

I see you've noticed that you got the 66666th edit to the wiki in your Template Test...

Title. You made me lol. :D
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 20:18, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

How did I get that??? Forum Smiley - LOL.png All I can say is a big
Oh, and happy late birthday!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:37, 21 July 2013 (UTC)
Wait, are you sure I got the 66666th edit? The wiki says that hasn't been reached yet: 289,643 Edits
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:49, 21 July 2013 (UTC)
{{NUMBEROFEDITS}} only counts non-deleted edits. Your #66,666 is the edit with ID 66,666.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 12:29, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
Yep. The ID of an edit can be seen in the link to the revision (like http://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/w/index.php?oldid=66666 ) and also when reverting an edit. When you undid your edit in question, it said "Undo revision 66666 by ErnieParke (talk)...."
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 15:01, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
Ah, I see! That would've been nicer to have known earlier because then I would've actually been able to figure out which edit was the #66666. Also, how do you delete an edit? Through reverting?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 15:43, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
No, by deleting pages. You see, on the wiki, pages are never really deleted. They're still in the database, but just not accessible to regular users. Only admins (and now EWs i guess) can see and even restore them.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 16:16, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
I thought that pages could be deleted by admins, but apparently not. Also, out of curiosity, I was messing around with some CSS code earlier today, and I came across this in MediaWiki:
Help me! Color gradients are attacking me!
Why is the background-image being set so many times? Wouldn't setting it simply to -o-linear-gradient(left, #ffdddd, #ddddff 50% ); or something else work as good?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:47, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
Change that to linear-gradient(stuff) before i get on your case about how terrible IE is....
In any case, the different prefixes are called vendor prefixes. They are used because not all browsers support it unprefixed, back from when it was still liable to change. So, Firefox (and other Mozilla applications) use -moz-, Chrome and Safari use -webkit- (the name of the rendering engine), Opera uses -o-, IE uses -ms-.
PS: What do you mean, "I thought that pages could be deleted by admins, but apparently not"? Pages can be deleted by admins; just not permanently deleted.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:49, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Where did you find that code? Because it doesn't work. The gradient should be to left, not plain left. And, 50% is assumed. So:

<div style="-moz-linear-gradient(to left, #ffdddd, #ddddff); background-image: -ms-linear-gradient(to left, #ffdddd, #ddddff); background-image: -o-linear-gradient(to left, #ffdddd, #ddddff); background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(to left, #ffdddd, #ddddff); background-image: linear-gradient(to left, #ffdddd, #ddddff);">Help me! Color gradients are attacking me!</div>

produces the wanted gradient:

Help me! Color gradients are attacking me!

Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:53, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
Wrong code! I had been experimenting with it a tiny bit, and this is what I meant to put:
(Source: MediaWiki)
And you said the gradient I posted above didn't work. It works completely fine for me, but your gradient doesn't seem to say the same. Maybe you only need the "to" in certain web browsers? I'm also finding that 50% isn't assumed, but instead 0% (I think that's correct). Again, maybe it's a browser issue?
P.S. In reply to your PS, I meant permanently delete a page, as in wipe it from the database's memory.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 19:32, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
That doesn't work in Firefox 22 on Linux. Mine does. And... mine follows the standard.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 19:47, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
That standard seems to make the code fail for me. I'm using Safari on Macbook Air. By the way, I added slightly to my code above (the one with only 'Help!'). Does it work now? And how about the code below?

ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:01, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

By the way, Sci, EW's can't undelete pages. They can't even protect or even EDIT protected pages D:
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 20:04, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

Oh. @Ernie: Now they both work...
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 09:38, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
I think I see why. MediaWiki forgot to use "background-image:" for their code, and it also looks like the "to" is optional for Firefox.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 18:20, 23 July 2013 (UTC)


Did you get a notification?
Scmb1 (talk | contribs) 14:39, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

Yes I did! I was actually going to go back to the Community Portal and add that I've already gotten a few, but it looks like I don't need to any more. Still, I have a quick question [more like 3]. With the new system, when do you get notifications? Does it only happen when someone replies on your talk page? Does that include talk pages in your name's subdomain?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 15:43, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

About extending my welcomes

Thank you for doing that. I think it helps out the new users greatly. I just wanted to point out that those messages are automated - I am now one of the people who reviews account requests, and whenever one is accepted, it automatically puts that on the talk page. That's why they are incomplete. Anyway, thank you for doing that. It is very helpful.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:46, 23 July 2013 (UTC)

#Did you know that the welcome is automatic?. Already beat you to it. :P
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 14:44, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
I think Mathfreak231 summed it up pretty nicely, and it looks like my guess that you'd come here was correct as well. ;)
Oh, and you're welcome! I like to welcome new users every once in awhile.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 18:23, 23 July 2013 (UTC)

Editing people's posts

Generally, it is considered rude to edit people's posts on talk pages, even if you did it in good faith. ;>
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 20:39, 23 July 2013 (UTC)

Wait, who's posts did I edit? I don't recall ever doing that... :/
Are you by chance referring to MartinWollenweber?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 22:30, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
Martin specifically asked people to correct his English grammar, if that's what you're referring to.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 07:45, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 13:37, 24 July 2013 (UTC)

Redirects to talk pages

Except for a few special cases, we don't make redirects from talk pages to other talk pages. So instead of categorizing them, you could make it easier on us page deleters by marking them for deletion. :)
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 21:47, 29 July 2013 (UTC)

Oh yes, I remember recently reading about talk pages&redirects somewhere. I don't recall what the discussions were about exactly, but I think it was about this same issue. Well then, I'll make sure to do mark in the future, and thanks for pointing this out!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 21:53, 29 July 2013 (UTC)


Hi. As you know, i am fixing up my pages. And i was wondering, how did you keep the BG div in a template? I have to actually right the divs inside the page in order that i have a BG div and it's not on top of everything, and also so that i can have other divs inside it.
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 22:12, 29 July 2013 (UTC)

So you want to know how I was able to let the div's affect the page without there being any in the page's original code? That's actually a trick that I learned from looking at Scimonster's talk page; all you need to do is leave the div unclosed. They automatically cut off at the end of a page, which is a nice formatting trick.
By the way, what do you think of my user page? I've also been fixing my pages up, and I'm curious what you though of it.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 22:21, 29 July 2013 (UTC)
I like it, i liove the background. :D And, once again, i just figured that out through testing your div. Thanks anyway, and sorry. :(
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 22:25, 29 July 2013 (UTC)
Sorry for what? It's okay that you're being curious.
And thank you for the compliment & looking; I appreciate it! Forum Smiley - Smile.png
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 22:30, 29 July 2013 (UTC)
I meant for bothering you - I wasn't sure when you'd respond, so i decided to start trying to figure it out. ;)
By the way, could you check my pages out? I've just updated them a lot. Using the same principle, you can make a conforming TOC. It's pretty cool. :)
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 22:51, 29 July 2013 (UTC)
I will come by, I think I even had just before you posted, but I'm not sure by now.
Also, I've already noticed how you could confirm your TOC; I did it above, if you haven't noticed by now. Forum Smiley - Wink.png
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:22, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Well, i was saying make a conforming one, not confirm it, but okay.
Thanks. :D
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 00:24, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Oh, typo. I meant conform; my mistake.
Anyway, about your pages, I like them! The color scheme in nice, but it seems empty and even slightly bland... It's a great style, but it feels like a house without any people living in it. I don't think it even goes over too well with the indented comments on your talk page, because now everything's skewed. You might want to shift the positioning of the text, or remove all the indents.
Oh, and finally, wow. I was just watching the news (from a national news channel) and I heard some of Kevin Macleod's music! It's the same as in MBM, "The Complex" :O
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:34, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Well, in my opinion, he deseves it. ;)
Also, about my style, that's called a "clean" style, so basically i don't want that many colors, just metallic stuff. ;) And you're right, i will updated that now, thank. :)
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 01:07, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I was just about to remind you that you forgot your signature, but I got an Edit Conflict... Anyway, I understand why you went with the metallic style. It's just not a style I'd like for my user page.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:09, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

Oh i know, everyone likes a different style. I personally don't like your user page style, but it does look nice. ;)
Also, i looked again, and i actually like the centered text, it actually doesn't mess anything up, that i've seen. :)
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 01:12, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
You summed it up nicely. Everyone has their own styles. Forum Smiley - Wink.png
Anyhow, if you look at the Welcome section, you'll see your final comment got moved all the way to the left, but other then that, I also like the centered text.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:16, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for telling me, i will check it now. Am i right in thinking that to align text, you use "text-align"? Because when i do, it doesn't change anything(at least with span anyway). :(
Oh yeah, and, what do you think of the new movement? I intend to go back and add it so that it won't respond to just any mouse click, only it's owner's mouse click.
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 01:24, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Yes, that is how your supposed to be doing it, but it doesn't seem to work with span. It does, though, work with div. Odd...
Anyhow, yes, I do like the movement! Out of curiosity, how did you do it?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:36, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
As i told you on my page, span is an inline element, and div is block. Not weird at all. Just learn a little about CSS box model.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 07:52, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Okay, though I still don't understand, does that mean it only works in one line? Also, about the ::::::movement, I just did a script on setting destinations, though when I went back to do some more ::::::stuff, without changing anything, It no longer works.... Ugh, scratch. :/
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 14:54, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
@CAA14, you don't need to start each line with a new series of colons. Doing it once is good enough in most cases, and as long as you don't hit the enter key, your text will be fine.
@Scimonster: It looks like I'll also have to learn what a CSS box model is. Hopefully in a few days, when I get to the CSS portion of the codecademy class, I'll learn about it.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:02, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── This article explain about block and inline boxes.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 16:14, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

Scroll to Bottom

I noticed for your contents box you put a way to go to the top. Maybe try putting a hidden header at the bottom of the page with span style="color:#FFFFFF" and using the <h2> tags.
Curiouscrab (talk | contribs) 01:41, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

I don't think I need a way to go to the bottom of the page; my page is short enough as it is. Still, a hidden header sounds like a useful tool that I might use in the future. And if you were saying that I could use a hidden header to get to the top, I feel like I don't need it; my current method is simpler. Still, thank you for pointing the idea out!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:47, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
I saw your method for the top. It makes sense already.
Curiouscrab (talk | contribs) 01:48, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Made a version of it here.
Curiouscrab (talk | contribs) 01:55, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
You know what else works? <div id="bottom"></div>
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 07:59, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Nice idea! Still, I don't think I'll need either one of those pieces of code; my page is short enough to not need them.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:06, 30 July 2013 (UTC)


My favorite quote from John F. Kennedy is "Ich bin win Berliner". It is standard German for "I am a Berliner." "Berliner" does not mean "jelly donut," as is commonly believed, but rather "someone from Berlin."
3sal2 (talk | contribs) 16:56, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

I just looked up the quote and from what I see, it's a very good one! If I had know about it earlier, I would've loved to have put it on my user page. By the way, you messed up slightly on the quote. "win" is supposed to be "ein", meaning one in German.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 17:24, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

Umm... Moment?

Umm...Got A Moment?
Mrsrec (talk | contribs) 14:57, 26 August 2013 (UTC)

Yes, I do. I actually happen to be sick from school, so I have quite a bit of time. What do you need?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 15:04, 26 August 2013 (UTC)

A question form CAA14

Where is the voting thing? I didn't find it in the community portal. :/
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 02:40, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

The voting isn't possible yet, but soon it should be. Right now, we're simply waiting on a reply for a reply from the ST. Anyway: Le Epic
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 19:57, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
Oh, Okay, thanks. :)
CAA14 (talk | contribs) 20:32, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

A double redirect in your namespace

It's not that much of a problem but you have a double redirect in your namespace. Details:

User:ErnieParke/Sandbox/ColorText →‎ User:ErnieParke/User/ColorDigit →‎ User:ErnieParke/Core API/ColorDigit

EH7meow (talk | contribs) 18:16, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

I know, I had actually went into the Special:DoubleRedirects page just a few days ago. I just haven't gotten around to fixing that yet. Still thanks for bringing it up!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 19:52, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

A bit of help, if it's not so much trouble......^^'

Although I am definitely not new to writing in the informative wiki style, I must admit that I am relatively new to how to work a wiki. I am not really comfortable with the many buttons at the top of the screen when you write. ^^' Mind giving me some pointers? :)
Mossfang (talk | contribs) 23:34, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

For a second, I was wondering which buttons you meant because I wasn't editing, but I see them now. Yes, I don't mind giving some pointers. I used to be like you when I started, but I learned soon enough.
Anyway, those buttons are simply there for editing text. For example, did you see that big B button? That bolds text, and the I italicizes it. You can also do that through 's, so for example:

''italicized text'' and '''bold text'''


italicized text and bold text

Do you see the pattern?
Anyway, I need to go have dinner now, but I'll come back and see if I can add more.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 23:49, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Okay, I'm back!
From what I see, most of the other buttons at the top aren't really used much, but the three that are most useful (other then I and B) are the Ab, A, and the image. The Ab let's you create links to other articles. For example:




The A let's you create sub-sections in an article, like what you did with (A bit of help, if it's not so much trouble......^^' ).
Finally, the image lets you imbed images into an article. For example:




Just to say, the image has to be on the Wiki to be used.
Anyway, that's about all of the most commonly used stuff. It should get you started into the world of creating amazing Wiki articles. ;)
Also, if you have a question on what the other buttons are, or how to do something, I'm always here!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:54, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

You Can't Vote for Yourself

Jvvg informed me you can't vote for yourself, so please remove your vote for yourself. Thanks!
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 01:03, 13 September 2013 (UTC)

I know, that's what I just fixed in my latest edit. Still, thank you for the concern!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:04, 13 September 2013 (UTC)

What is File: Website Skin.png?

It seems to create a big blank space on Scratch Wiki:Table of Contents/Front Page. Is there a reason for it being there?
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 15:30, 16 September 2013 (UTC)

For me, it doesn't create a big blank space. I think that this might be a browser issue, so which one are you using? (Safari for me)
Anyway, yes, there is a reason. The Scratch website uses a pale 'pink' background, which is different then the Wiki's white. So, the image is there as the background to the website (although it seems to be glitching for you) .
Also, out of curiosity, how did the page load?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 23:45, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
I've now tried on IE and Firefox and both have given me the blank space. The page loads and there's this big space! Also, both backgrounds for me are white. It probably isn't the only irregularity on the Wiki though because when I use IE I get a blue line around some images.
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 16:34, 17 September 2013 (UTC)
It doesn't fail in Google Chrome. :/
Anyway, I just pushed a slight update to the page to fix the issue. Do you see any difference now?
Also, when I asked about how the page loaded, I meant time wise. Did anything take long to load?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 19:45, 17 September 2013 (UTC)
Still the blank space and the word cake in the middle (in Firefox, I've not checked any others and it wouldn't be so easy anymore). Time-wise, nothing special, it can be fairly quick (almost immediate) to slow (this happens with other stuff though).
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 19:48, 17 September 2013 (UTC)
Cake was from a test I forgot to take out.
Anyway, I think I got the bug fixed for sure now (and I even tested on IE). Could you test the page for Firefox and double-check IE?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:01, 17 September 2013 (UTC)
Cake's still there. :P I checked IE on a public computer so it wouldn't be so convenient anymore (I use Linux). There is now no big space on Firefox anymore which is great news though!
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 20:17, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Great! I was hoping that even though the background was glitching, that I was able to keep it since I like the touch. Anyway, out of curiosity, do you have access to Opera?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:32, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

It looks good on Safari ;)
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 21:13, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

I going to be able to see it on Opera soon. I doubled checked on IE and the pictures weren't in the right places, one of them was on the line after.
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 16:33, 18 September 2013 (UTC)
I'm using Opera now and it seems to be ok!
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 17:08, 18 September 2013 (UTC)
Oh yes, IE likes to add an extra blue border to the images, causing them to overflow and form a second row... I can't see much of a way to avoid that without shrinking the images. :/
Anyway, thanks for the testing!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 20:08, 18 September 2013 (UTC)


I just wanted to say congrats on becoming an EW ;) you worked hard and deserve it. Also, in response to your question on what patrolling edits is, don't take my word for it, but I'm pretty sure you mark an edit as patrolled to show that an EW or Admin has verified its accuracy and appropriateness. However, I'm pretty sure hardly any EW's or Admins actually do it.
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 21:25, 18 September 2013 (UTC)

Thank you a lot for the congrats; it's very kind of you. I'm really excited that I've become EW, and it's just a really good experience. I wish that you'll become one as well. ;)
Anyway, Scimonster replied to my question on the other page, and you are correct about patrolling. I don't see too much use for it, but it'll probably find a use in the future.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 23:16, 18 September 2013 (UTC)
Bigger wikis usually use patrolling, but we're still small enough that many of us stalk recent changes. :P Congrats too. :D
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:09, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
Yep, I know what it's like to stalk the recent changes; I've been doing it a bit too much recently...
Anyway, thanks a whole lot! :D
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 21:33, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

The page Canadian Scratchers

Here's what the page looked like, now that I finally became admin. Also congratz!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 23:21, 18 September 2013 (UTC)

I didn't even know that Scratch had Canadian Scratch as a language. Well, I bet that proves that you "learn something new everyday".
Oh, and ¡Gracias mucho, amigo! I'm very happy that I became EW. :)
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 21:42, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Just Pondering...

So you can accept accounts now? I was just wondering, how exactly does its work? Like how do you know your not reviewing an account that another EW is?
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 20:31, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

I may as well explain. There's a restricted Special: page in which there are four links: one to the list of new requests, one to the list of requests held for further information (a feature that is broken), one to the list of recently rejected account requests, and one to the list of expired requests (where no requests have been quite yet). When viewing an account request, it shows their username and their bio that they typed. Below that are 4 radio buttons: Accept, Hold (which is again broken), Reject, and Spam (which I don't know the function of). If another person is viewing or has viewed very recently a request, it displays "(currently being reviewed by $1)". Not that you need to know all that right now. :P
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 21:00, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
So that's how the page looks; I've always wondered, but it's neat now that I get to look. I can't wait for my first account request/review because it's one of the things I was really looking forwards to in becoming EW/admin.
Anyhow, thanks Mathfreak231 for summing it all up!
Edit: I actually have a quick question. How do you patrol an edit?
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 21:47, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
Access the diff by 1. clicking "diff" by the edit in Recent Changes, or 2. there are many different ways in a page's history.
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 21:57, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
Oh, okay! I just figured out how; earlier, your instructions weren't making too much sense, but now they do.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:12, 20 September 2013 (UTC)

Stop Reverting My Talk Page!

I'm Deleting It For A Reason
Mrsrec (talk | contribs) 23:44, 26 September 2013 (UTC)

You can archive it and move it to User talk:Mrsrec/Archive 1, but deleting it won't do. You have to keep it for history. But do what I just said and move it to an archive page. Create a new page and move the discussion over.
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 23:50, 26 September 2013 (UTC)
DELETING IS ALLOWED! It's still accessible through the History. Some people just use archives for the convenience of other users, but they are not completely necessary.
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 20:06, 27 September 2013 (UTC)

Here's that Project

Here is that project I told you about. I apologize for any glitches, but I haven't found any so far. I actually came across a weird glitch. I made the project offline, but if I uploaded it into the online editor and then shared it, some of my costumes just disappeared. But fortunately, sharing directly from the offline editor worked fine. Let me know if you see any bugs or have any questions. Thanks!
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 15:27, 28 September 2013 (UTC)

This is late, but as for the record, nice project! I had fun with it, and it was well-built. Good job with it.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:10, 10 October 2013 (UTC)

What I Wanted To Show You

Just Move It To Your Sandbox, And The First Article Is So Small It's A

Document stub.png This article is a stub. It may be incomplete, unfinished, or have missing parts/sections. If the article can be expanded, please do so! There may be suggestions on its talk page. (Date?)

And It's All Private In Your Sandbox!
Mrsrec (talk | contribs) 01:45, 9 October 2013 (UTC)

I'd rather have my work on the page it was meant for, and not secret, so that people can critique it as I go. For example, you got to do just that. ;)
Also, to point out, the article was and is under construction, so it's not worth putting a {stub} template at the top.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 00:08, 10 October 2013 (UTC)

Please explain why you are deleting a template next time.

Usually, you should take it up on the talk page first. If the page is an extremely apparent duplicate or other rule violation, please explain that in the deletion summary. Thank you.
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 01:58, 12 October 2013 (UTC)

Sorry about that; I wasn't sure wether I should've brought it up, or not. Forum Smiley - Hmm.png
I'll make sure to do this in the future. And, if for some reason, a reason is still needed, then let me say this: The page itself held no use, because an article does not need to be marked for not having recent updates because that doesn't mean anything against the article's reliability. If it does by chance need to be updated, then {{outdated}} would serve the purpose.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 02:03, 12 October 2013 (UTC)
Well-spoken. ;)
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 12:54, 12 October 2013 (UTC)

About Scratch Wiki:Table of Contents/Forum Categories

Just thought I should inform you that it would probably be better to modify Scratch Wiki:Table of Contents/Forum Categories/1.4 than use pictures.
EH7meow (talk | contribs) 19:00, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

I'll look into it. If I can accurately replicate the forums, then I will use it, but if I can't, I'd rather go with the images. Anyway, thanks for bringing it up!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 01:14, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
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