Add a Reference

Can somebody add a reference for what it says here:

Miscellaneous: "Use this forum if you are not certain if the topic is directly related to Scratch." This forum is used for users to talk about non-Scratch related topics, such as video games, recent events, discussions/polls, and more. However, there is some controversy over whether this forum is actually needed.

Who says it's not needed, and where?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 11:19, 6 April 2011 (UTC)

Well, there are some people on the Scratch forums (like me :P) that want Miscellaneous gone...
Jonathanpb (talk | contribs) 03:22, 7 April 2011 (UTC)
So add the ref.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 08:53, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

Adding stuff for new users

Should we have a section explaining what a post, thread, etc. mean for newer users?
BWOG (talk | contribs) 16:03, 21 June 2011 (UTC)

Ooh, another article to create. XD
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 16:06, 21 June 2011 (UTC)


Are those going away? I was under the impression that they were staying...
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 15:15, 26 January 2012 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure they're staying, cheddargirl posted here that those forums are going in the Making Scratch Projects category.
BWOG (talk | contribs) 15:44, 26 January 2012 (UTC)
Oh okay you moved them. I thought you had just removed them from the list, which I why I was confused.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 18:35, 26 January 2012 (UTC)

Signatures—New page?

I think signatures could have their own article. It's an interesting part of the Scratch Community, and there is lots of information about them which wouldn't be right to add in this section because it digresses quite a lot. For example:

  • More examples of what you can have
  • Restrictions on what you can have
    • How to make 3 lines by adding extra spaces
  • Competitions results/Project picks in signatures
  • April fools' day changes
  • User avatar in signatures idea
  • Images were allowed in signatures when blocked on forums

That's a lot of info you really can't add in a sub-subsection. What do you think?
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 14:17, 8 May 2012 (UTC)

Do it. :) You don't have to ask permission to make an article. :P
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 14:25, 8 May 2012 (UTC)
He seemed to be asking more for input rather than permission.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 22:46, 8 May 2012 (UTC)
I guess so.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 10:54, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

Add Space

Where It quotes the TIRAP description there should be a space between video and games. However, If that was how the ST described it should it stay like that (If so, The ST made a typo)
Dogsmakemehappy (talk | contribs) 16:57, 4 February 2021 (UTC)


Should email be 'e-mail' or 'email'?
Dogsmakemehappy (talk | contribs) 17:00, 4 February 2021 (UTC)

Move to Discussion Forums (1.4)

The name for the topic of the current forums is Discussion Forums. For some reason, the name of this page is Scratch Forums (1.4). For consistency, this should be moved to Discussion Forums (1.4), which already exists as a redirect to this article.
Dhuls's Wiki Icon.png Dhuls (Talk|479 Contributions|Scratch) 20:38, 13 June 2021 (UTC)

I say no, as they were called the "Scratch Forums" and not the "Scratch Discussion Forums" during the 1.x days (the link in the header was "Forums" and not "Discuss" as well).
jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:35, 14 June 2021 (UTC)
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