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PPL Icon.gif ♥PrincessPandaLover Talk | Contributions | Scratch Account 20:44, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

That's a little spammy... :/
Chibi-Matoran (talk | contribs) 20:45, 14 August 2016 (UTC)
(ziggy741 removed what this post previously said)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 20:59, 14 August 2016 (UTC)
Those are Sonic, Shadow, and Silver.
PPL Icon.gif ♥PrincessPandaLover Talk | Contributions | Scratch Account 00:23, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741, please try to be more polite when commenting. Your message is unnecessarily rude. Chibi-Matoran already made the appropriate point, and your message, as I read it, is basically just there to insult PPL for a pretty benign post.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:55, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 17:47, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
For PrincessPandaLover: Thanks!
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 01:49, 17 August 2016 (UTC)


Thank you for telling me about the image thing. Also do you need to do the cache thing right away?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 23:30, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes, you need to take the necessary steps to clear your cache if you want the new image to display. Usually refreshing the file page will do the trick.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:50, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
So if you refresh the page you won't need to do the cache thing?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 20:00, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
If you refresh the page and the new image shows, then you should be fine. However, if the new image doesn't show after refreshing, you do need to clear your cache.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:01, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 02:29, 16 August 2016 (UTC)

Even Worse

I was going to upload another version of the page that shows instead of a project you reported. I didn't make the file size smaller, and the quality was even worse. How do I make it so it won't be terrible quality?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:17, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

Take a screenshot of the page when the browser window is full sized.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 21:18, 18 August 2016 (UTC)
When I did the screenshot I was in full screen mode. I tried pasting the screenshot on GIMP and PaintTool SAI, but they seem to ruin the quality. I used Paint for the current one. (The simple program.) Also do you report projects? If you do, then maybe you could reupload a new version of the file.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 01:57, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 18:38, 20 August 2016 (UTC)
The next time I see an inappropriate project and report it I will upload a new version.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:29, 21 August 2016 (UTC)
Okay. Thank you.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 21:11, 21 August 2016 (UTC)


Why is the Los Angeles Metro one of your favorite subway systems?
Swampert11 (talk | contribs) 19:49, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

I like it because of the way that it is all a single interconnected design and the fact that the station designs are generally more elaborate than those on other systems.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:29, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

I've got a question about the wiki!

How do you categorize new pages? I'm asking because there is no tutorial on how to categorize.

F1lip (talk | contribs) 11:30, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

Use [[Category:CATEGORY]] at the bottom of a page.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 16:53, 20 August 2016 (UTC)
I figured that out anyway...

F1lip (talk | contribs) 17:03, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

Out of interest...

Would the edit I made to Scratch_Wiki:News_Updating count as vandalism, or grammar fixing? Will it be reverted at all?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 18:09, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

Grammar fixing is ok when you're not editing something that belongs to another user (i.e. another user's talk page message or a userpage). In this case, since the page wasn't protected, you were allowed to edit it.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:31, 21 August 2016 (UTC)
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 19:01, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

Let's see if I can do this still..

Man, it is nice to look back at scratch and the wiki and see that everything is still going well. It is nice to see that you are still here because without you I think the wiki would be seriously lost. I would like to congratulate you on being accepted to Case Western Reserve University! I'm not really back, just checking up.
-PRO- (talk | contribs) 21:31, 26 August 2016 (UTC)

Hi! It's good to see that you're doing well too, and I am enjoying CWRU so far. Recently though, the other Wiki EWs and admins (special shoutout to st19_galla for this one, but everyone is also doing a great job) have really stepped up and helped provide solid leadership.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:15, 27 August 2016 (UTC)


Is it possible to prevent users from uploading new versions of an image?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:57, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

I don't think so, you probably just have to trust people enough to not change it.
Pianogirl84's Logo.png Pianogirl84 Talk Contributions 17:14, 28 August 2016 (UTC)
Admins can protect it, but that's it. Unless it's considered an image that shouldn't be changed (i.e. ST-maintained, for a featured article, etc.), then a user has the right to upload a new version if it's better.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:16, 28 August 2016 (UTC)
The image is not for a page in the Scratch Wiki, it's for use in the forums. I don't want someone to ruin the pictures I used.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 17:43, 28 August 2016 (UTC)
The Wiki is not an image host. Images published on the Wiki should be intended for use on the Wiki. If you want to use it in a forum post, please upload it to a different host like cubeupload.com.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:45, 28 August 2016 (UTC)
Okay thank you.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 17:54, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Also is it okay to use a picture that was not supposed to be for the forums and use it in the forums? I might advertise the Scratch Wiki in my signature.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 18:49, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

You are allowed to use pictures hosted on the Wiki in forum posts as long as they are also used on the Wiki. However, just keep in mind that the image may be moved without warning if circumstances require.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 04:21, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Okay. Thank you!
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:43, 4 December 2016 (UTC)


In the archive count, it suggests you have two half archives. After archive 10, they should all end in .5 (or ½)
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 11:14, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

That's not a bug. I just called it archive 10½ because it wasn't a normal archive and put the ½ at the end to put it between archives 10 and 11.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 13:34, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
I just thought the rest were meant to end in ½
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 15:37, 29 August 2016 (UTC)


Hello! I just wanted to clarify a doubt. I was just going to edit the page which I wanted to edit, Highscores. Unfortunately, I knew only the basic method and not the one which showed everyone score who played! But then I found a page with this method which I did not know, so, am I allowed to give the link of the page in my edited one?
Snow-Puppy (talk | contribs) 14:27, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

Linking between pages is encouraged, as it shows people how various topics link together. Please feel free to link it as applicable.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:35, 4 September 2016 (UTC)
I thought you said it was discouraged for a minute :P
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 16:43, 4 September 2016 (UTC)


WikiMonitor said I didn't sign my post on Talk:Highscores. I did.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 22:49, 5 September 2016 (UTC)

I just redid how it checks for unsigned messages, so it appears it fails on new pages. I'll look into it.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:51, 5 September 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 22:55, 5 September 2016 (UTC)


Why does {{MediaWiki:Edittools}} always show up as + and not its page content? User:Banana439monkey/sandbox
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:56, 6 September 2016 (UTC)

I don't know, but MediaWiki pages aren't treated exactly like regular pages and have some quirks to them.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:21, 6 September 2016 (UTC)
-unsigned comment by Banana439monkey (talk | contribs)
Seriously, please don't post messages like that to test WikiMonitor. In this case WM only looks at messages that added 15 or more characters to the length of the page, so it didn't detect your message.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 21:46, 6 September 2016 (UTC)
I did that by accident.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:26, 7 September 2016 (UTC)
Also, has the skin been fully updated on the main site yet?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 18:32, 7 September 2016 (UTC)
No, it hasn't.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:31, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Ah, okay.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 06:26, 8 September 2016 (UTC)


Can you fix the glitch at the bottom of the page on Template:Welcome for me?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:35, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

Should be fixed now, unless I'm not thinking of the same glitch you were.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 21:38, 8 September 2016 (UTC)
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 06:39, 9 September 2016 (UTC)


Can you protect this for me? User_talk:Banana439monkey/Archive_3
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 06:27, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

Yes Done
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:04, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

WikiMonitor Again

WikiMonitor won't even let me edit my talk page if I'm just designing my talk page! I just made there be a code effect on my talk page and I added a warning and then WikiMonitor says that I didn't sign my post!
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 23:36, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

Currently it detects a "new message" as something at the end of a section. I will in the future make it ignore stuff before the first section header, but that may take a bit. In the meantime you can add {{NoBots}} if you need to make further edits.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:59, 15 September 2016 (UTC)
Okay thank you.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 20:55, 15 September 2016 (UTC)


Hey there. Could you teach me PHP please?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 11:06, 18 September 2016 (UTC)

PHP is a pretty complicated language and it would take me a long time to teach it, and there isn't really any good channel for me to do so. However, w3schools has some decent tutorials that you could try using. You can also read some introductory material on the PHP website.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 12:54, 18 September 2016 (UTC)
Ah. Can't you teach in categories, like easy to hard?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:08, 18 September 2016 (UTC)
In programming (as in everything), easy and hard is subjective. The way I learned PHP was by just jumping in and starting a project, learning relevant stuff as I needed. I'm currently doing the same thing right now learning the Android libraries for Java, and it's working pretty well. It feels like you're coding blind, but it's a good way to learn stuff, as you actually know the practical applications of what you're doing immediately. If I (or anyone else) were just to teach you concepts, you probably would not learn them as well because you would have to find ways to use them, which can be difficult. Practical knowledge is much more important than book knowledge, so I recommend learning by making a project.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:44, 18 September 2016 (UTC)

Report Screen

I tried to upload another version of File:Report Screen Ziggy741.PNG and it gave me warnings! Here are the warnings:"Filename has been changed to "Report_Screen_Ziggy741.PNG"." and "A file with this name exists already, please check File:Report Screen Ziggy741.PNG if you are not sure if you want to change it.". What should I do?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 23:56, 20 September 2016 (UTC)

(Also there were not the underscores when there were the warnings.)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 23:58, 20 September 2016 (UTC)
Just go to the original file (File:Report Screen Ziggy741.PNG) and click "Upload a new version of this file". That should take care of it.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:00, 21 September 2016 (UTC)
It did it when I was trying to upload a new version.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 00:10, 21 September 2016 (UTC)
In that case just ignore the warnings and click whatever button indicates you're ok with them.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:11, 21 September 2016 (UTC)
Okay thank you.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 20:51, 21 September 2016 (UTC)
How can I make it better? I didn't change the size this time.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 20:48, 22 September 2016 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── For some reason it was showing up as very blurry on my screen before, but now it seems to be showing properly. My computer must have cached the old one and tried to stretch it. The current one looks fine.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:59, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

OK thank you. I think that sometimes for a little bit a picture will show blurry. It should then become normal.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 22:06, 23 September 2016 (UTC)


A) What libraries does WM run on? B) What version of them does WM run on?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 19:48, 24 October 2016 (UTC)

WM uses the standard PHP library set and cURL. I don't recall any other specialized libraries that you need.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:21, 25 October 2016 (UTC)
What version of the libraries does WM run on?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 06:35, 25 October 2016 (UTC)
Any version that works with PHP 5+ should work.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:34, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
Thanks. And cURL?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 07:42, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
Still probably any version that works with PHP 5+...
jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:53, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Ah. Do I need other libraries?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:56, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

Try running it and see. If a library is missing, it will give you an error.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:57, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
Ah. Do you know batch?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 07:55, 27 October 2016 (UTC)
I know enough to survive.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 16:24, 27 October 2016 (UTC)
Can you help me please?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 18:03, 27 October 2016 (UTC)
I can help you fix individual problems if you need.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:26, 28 October 2016 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── @echo off

REM download .ZIP file of PHP build from http://windows.php.net/downloads/
REM path to directory you decompressed the PHP .ZIP file into

set phpdir=c:\php
set phppath-php-5.6.19-nts-Win32-VC11-x86

REM Clear current PHP handlers
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd clear config /section:system.webServer/fastCGI

REM Set up the PHP handler
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config /section:system.webServer/fastCGI /+[fullPath='%phpdir%\%phppath%\php-cgi.exe']
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config /section:system.webServer/handlers /+
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config /section:system.webServer/handlers /accessPolicy:Read,Script

REM Configure FastCGI Variables
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config -section:system.webServer/fastCgi /[fullPath='%phpdir%\%phppath%\php-cgi.exe'].instanceMaxRequests:10000
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe set config -section:system.webServer/fastCgi /+"[fullPath='%phpdir%\%phppath%\php-cgi.exe'].environmentVariables.
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe set config -section:system.webServer/fastCgi /+"[fullPath='%phpdir%\%phppath%\php-cgi.exe'].environmentVariables.
[name='PHPRC',value='%phpdir%\%phppath%\php.ini']" Read the bolded line. Do I need to change anything? If so, what?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:44, 28 October 2016 (UTC)

I don't know what you're trying to do with the script, but the easiest way to install PHP on Windows is to install XAMPP and then just add the PHP folder to your PATH.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:46, 28 October 2016 (UTC)
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 19:19, 28 October 2016 (UTC)
What does error 0x2 mean?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 09:25, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
I don't even know where the error is coming from, so I can't help much.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 16:26, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
It comes from the command line when trying to run WM
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 18:39, 30 October 2016 (UTC)


Can you make your bot not send a message when you've over-edited a page because you couldn't use show preview because you were using {{DISPLAYTITLE}}? https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/User_talk:Banana439monkey#Please_don.27t_make_several_edits_in_a_short_amount_of_time
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:32, 3 November 2016 (UTC)

I am not going to modify the code of WM for that special a case. This happens exceedingly rarely, and I don't want to set a precedent of coding in something for exceptions that aren't fairly common. If you know you are going to be messing with the display title and don't want to receive a notification, you can either use the Scratch Wiki sandbox (WM is set to ignore that page for making too many edits too quickly) or add {{NoBots}} to your talk page while you make the edits. Also, I just tested it out myself and found that the modified title does show when you hit "Show preview". However, the template is ignored if you change the text of the title (you can only change the formatting of the title with DISPLAYTITLE). See Wikipedia's documentation for more information.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:30, 3 November 2016 (UTC)

Category... Help?

Hi @Jvvg! For my user page, I uploaded a few pictures. I read that you needed to use the code Category: User's Images in the Summary box. I had done that, and I had gotten messages from you saying that I didn't. I was wondering what I'm doing wrong?

Thanks! Christina
-unsigned comment by AllAboutTheFries (talk | contribs)

When you put a category on a page or file, you need to put it like a link (in double square brackets, so in this case [[Category:Users' Images]]). You didn't include the brackets, so the Wiki didn't detect it as a category. I went in and fixed the images for you. If you have any other questions, check out Help:Categories or ask me (or any other active user) for help. Welcome to the Wiki!
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:57, 11 November 2016 (UTC)

Okay, Thanks!
AllAboutTheFries (talk | contribs) 21:02, 11 November 2016 (UTC)


I don't know if you need to know this, but your bot gave InterWikiBot a message.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 22:32, 17 November 2016 (UTC)

(InterwikiBot not InterWikiBot)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 22:32, 17 November 2016 (UTC)
ErnieParke let me know already. It shows that WM is doing its job well though. :)
jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:34, 17 November 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 22:49, 17 November 2016 (UTC)
Also your bot gave VoxBot a message.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:47, 18 November 2016 (UTC)

I have a question

how do you edit your previous posts?

oopsie. that was me
Mikmoomamimocki (talk | contribs) 14:49, 19 November 2016 (UTC)

Just go to the discussion where you posted it, click "[edit]" on the header of that discussion, and edit your post.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 23:03, 19 November 2016 (UTC)

I got a false positive from your bot.

Your bot has placed a false positive even though I had signed the post. I'm sure that is from bad programming, but I want to know how to safely post a custom sig.

I did two signatures because if I only did my custom one it would do the same thing.

LeftoftheHeader.gif ♠BF10 talkcontributions

BF10 (talk | contribs) 22:54, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

This mistake is not, in fact, due to bad programming. You need to include the timestamp for WM to mark a post as signed. In order to include the timestamp in your posts, go to your preferences and set your sig as your custom sig and then sign with four tildes to insert the custom sig and timestamp.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:34, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
Thanks! You made things more easier. I had the code but I forgot to treat it like wikitext!
LeftoftheHeader.gif ♠BF10 talkcontributions 04:19, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Talking through the mouse

how do you do the thing where the mouse text says "hey its jvvg talking through your mouse"?
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 15:47, 27 November 2016 (UTC)

I used the "title" attribute. See my header (User:Jvvg/Header) for how I did that.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:37, 27 November 2016 (UTC)

I still don't get how you did it. what do you mean by "header attribute"? --
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 21:12, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

Look at this example:
<div title="Hello! Pink is le best color.">I'm not talking.</div>
Which becomes:
I'm not talking.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 21:19, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

thanks --
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 21:20, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

do you do this in inspect element? --
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 21:21, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

never mind, I got it. --
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 13:34, 8 December 2016 (UTC)

wiki monitor

I made some pages and I did the unreleased template for the categories and WikiMonitor said I didn't categorize the pages.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 01:02, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

The templates that WM recognizes as including categories are listed at User:WikiMonitor/Configuration/CategoryTemplates. I decided not to include {{Unreleased}} because that category does not completely describe the contents of the page and another category is necessary (in this case you should use Category:Sound Blocks).
jvvg (talk | contribs) 11:51, 28 November 2016 (UTC)
Okay. Thank you!
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:53, 28 November 2016 (UTC)
Also what category should I do for the audio effect page?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:59, 28 November 2016 (UTC)
I guess something similar to what's on the Graphic Effect page, so Values and Scratch Program.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:28, 28 November 2016 (UTC)


Outta interest, do you have minecraft?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 13:31, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

No, I do not have Minecraft and have never played it.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:07, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 09:03, 3 December 2016 (UTC)


I think that the C-Block redirect is needed because someone might think it's c-block.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 16:56, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

They're the same thing. :P
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:48, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
Someone might think that c blocks are called c-blocks.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 17:51, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
Considering that "C block" shows up when I just type in a "C" in the search bar, I don't think it is really something to worry about. However, since you already put it back, I'm not going to delete it again.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 04:33, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
I think you're talking about the C-Blocks redirect that you said I put it back.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 15:41, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
I might be. I was sifting through a big pool of changes and can't distinctly recall.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:06, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 21:54, 4 December 2016 (UTC)


You should remove the edit summary for my edit on Ban because someone could look at it and find out who did the removed edit and what it was about.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 18:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Yes Done
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:50, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Okay. Thank you and I censored the comment I did on someone's talk page about why I undoed the edit and you should remove all the revisions with the uncensored version.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 19:10, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Saying that the page does exist doesn't merit censoring, it's just linking to it that does. Also, anyone likely to read a user's talk page probably already knows it exists.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:52, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
Okay. Thank you!
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 01:04, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

How to Make The Contents Box

how do you make that contents box? --
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 00:58, 11 December 2016 (UTC)

If I am not mistaken, __TOC__ is what was used here (based on what I saw when clicking the edit button)
Jokebookservice1 (talk | contribs) 01:08, 11 December 2016 (UTC)
It will automatically appear if you have 3 or more sections, but you can also put in __FORCETOC__ to make it appear with fewer.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:16, 11 December 2016 (UTC)

how do you put stuff in it --
ROBOTBC (talk | contribs) 20:37, 13 December 2016 (UTC)

I think it is automatically generated based on the sections that are in the article.
Jokebookservice1 (talk | contribs) 21:04, 13 December 2016 (UTC)
It uses the section headers.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:07, 14 December 2016 (UTC)


I'm just wondering, what ever happened to the page of shame?
DownsGameClub (talk | contribs) 12:05, 23 December 2016 (UTC)

What is the "page of shame"?
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:16, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
It was the page where you posted the silly requests people make. I always laughed at some of them.
DownsGameClub (talk | contribs) 19:26, 31 December 2016 (UTC)
We took it down since it's not really fair to make fun of other users.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:47, 31 December 2016 (UTC)
Okay then.
DownsGameClub (talk | contribs) 12:41, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Monitor.

Wiki Monitor thinks that I made eighteen edits in the last hour when it gave me a message but not all of the edits I did were in the last hour. I think that it was supposed to say that I did six edits in the last hour.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 19:45, 29 December 2016 (UTC)

I've seen that issue before. I think it looks at all edits made to that page in the recent changes list (not just those you made in the past half hour). As far as I can tell, the message is still triggered properly, though, so it's not a huge problem. I'll look into it later.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:27, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
Okay thanks.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 23:59, 29 December 2016 (UTC)


What do you do when an EW goes inactive?
AghaCool (talk | contribs) 14:21, 2 January 2017 (UTC)

The rest of us just keep going. If we think we don't have enough EWs, we will hold an election for more.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:05, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
Got it. Thanks!
AghaCool (talk | contribs) 14:39, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

Couple of questions

Heya, Jvvg!

I had a couple of questions for you. One question is of tutorials to teach new editors the code used in the Wiki, and a Testing Page. Another is what is the actual code used in the Wiki. Lastly, I wanted to ask if there is a list of articles that need editing. I thank you for your time and effort on this Wiki.

Thanks, Customhacker

Customhacker (talk | contribs) 03:55, 12 January 2017 (UTC)

I don't quite understand your first question. What are you asking me about tutorials and testing pages? For your second question, the Wiki is running a standard installation of MediaWiki with a custom skin and a few extensions. See Special:Version for more information. The extensions specific to Scratch are ConfirmAccounts, ScratchWikiSkin, and mw-ScratchSig2. For your final question, we have a few lists. Check out Category:Article Stubs, Category:Articles to Expand, Category:Inaccurate Articles, and Category:Wiki Standards.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:58, 12 January 2017 (UTC)
By the first question Im looking for tutorials on coding on the wiki, and if there are areas we can test. Also, how do you create custom signatures?

Customhacker (talk | contribs) 23:06, 12 January 2017 (UTC)

For a basic tutorial on Wiki markup, see Help:Welcome. For a list of all the documentation we have, see Help:Contents. You can test at Scratch Wiki:Sandbox or create your own sandbox here. For info on creating a custom signature, see Scratch Wiki:Custom Signatures.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:12, 13 January 2017 (UTC)


Could you please protect my archive?
User talk:Bigpuppy/Archive 1
Thank you!
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 18:19, 14 January 2017 (UTC)

Yes Done
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:44, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Thank you!
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 19:49, 14 January 2017 (UTC)


Heya! I got more questions for you! So first off, I was wondering if it was acceptable for editors to create templates for public and/or personal use. Also, I was wondering how you would archive things on your talk page. After that, I am wondering how you would make tables such as the outside of

Welcome to the Scratch Wiki, Jvvg!
We're glad to have you here! The Scratch Wiki is a large wiki which anyone, including you, can contribute to and edit. With 2,155 articles, 2,379 users, 112 active users, 329,646 edits and 4,016 files, the Scratch Wiki has been thriving since December 6, 2008.

Here's your first stop: the "Welcome" tutorial.


For a quick summary of the tutorial, see the:


Have any questions? Ask on the:

Community Portal

We hope you'll make great edits!
Community Guidelines banner SVG.svg

(I apologize about the size. You can delete it once you see it) Also, I was just wondering if it is appropriate to create wiki tutorials on the main website. I hope that you have a good MLK day (if you celebrate it in Antarctica)
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 17:08, 15 January 2017 (UTC)

Are you talking about templates for your user page? If you are, then you can do a sub page of your user page. Also Help:Archiving a talk page.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 17:11, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 17:37, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
Okay. So you can do a sub page of your user page for it.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 17:49, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
To make something like the outside of the welcome template, take a look at Template:Welcome and mess with it until it looks like what you want. When you talk about making Wiki tutorials on the main site, do you mean creating a tutorial on how to use the Wiki or a tutorial like our how-to pages? If it's a tutorial on how to use the Wiki, we would prefer you keep it here (though we won't stop you if you make one on the main site), and if you mean something like our how-to pages, there are plenty of forum posts explaining how to do things, and that would be a good place for tutorials that might not necessarily fit on the Wiki.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:34, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
Also, how do you make a link to your userpage for the custom signature?
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 00:43, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Just do a normal link. In your case, that would be [[User:Customhacker|Customhacker]].
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:26, 16 January 2017 (UTC)


Would it be against the Wiki Guidelines to create a article about isOnline by World_Languages? (Sorry if I was not supposed to say the user's name!) All the guidelines say is "Topics that have been considered important/notable enough in Scratch's history by a majority of wiki editors that they deserve an article. (ex. Kaj, Removed Pac-Man Project, etc.)"
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 02:49, 16 January 2017 (UTC)

Could you please give me a quick explanation of what that is?
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:50, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Essentially, it was a extension created by World_Languages that would show if a user was on Scratch or not. It was banned by the Scratch Team.
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 02:54, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
No, that doesn't seem worthy of an article.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:59, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Many users complained (I forgot that part!) The creator told me to say "tell him isOnline received 80 downloads in two days, one day Scratch being down for 5 hours" .... The creator is also a wiki editor. (I am not trying to argue. I am having 2 conversations at once. Also, according to the rules, it says that it should be considered by multiple editors. Does that mean I can ask some other editors?)
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 03:03, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
That still doesn't change the policy. It is not a major part of Scratch history. Other editors would probably agree with that. I actually created a similar extension back in the 1.4 days that showed peoples' post counts, and the Scratch Team banned that one, and that's not on the Wiki either. In the brief time it was out there (a few hours), a bunch of people started using it.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:06, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Ok. Thank you for your opinion. I completely understand.
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 03:09, 16 January 2017 (UTC)

Custom Sig Tests

Hello! I was just testing out my sig on my sand box when i discovered that when you use User:USER/sig it works, but not with 5 tildes. https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/User:Customhacker/Sandbox
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 05:25, 16 January 2017 (UTC)

Really? Because this is how I do my signature:
<br/> {{User:bigpuppy/Signature}} ~~~~~
The 5 tildes at the end are for the timestamp.
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 15:11, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
That might be the problem. Is there a shorter way to write the sig?
Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 15:31, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
If you go to your user preferences (click your username at the top right and select "Preferences" from the dropdown), you can set your signature to your custom sig (the part in curly braces) and check the Wikitext option. This will make your signature show when you type in the four tildes.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:54, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
What would I do then if I would like to change my signature back to normal?
Customhacker (talk | contribs) 16:00, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Go to the same box and change it to <scratchsig>Customhacker</scratchsig>.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 16:08, 16 January 2017 (UTC)


How do you remove an uploaded image? Thanks!
dguis (talk | contribs)

Only an admin or EW can delete it, so you need to ask one of us to do so. What file is it?
jvvg (talk | contribs) 05:12, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

List of Rejected Suggestions

This is about the main website, but I figured I'd post it here because you are more active here. I have tons of Ideas for your list of rejected suggestions, but it only gets updated about once per week. I was wondering if I could do it, as I am active in the forums everyday and see most posts. (I also manage to find tons of duplicates). I thank you for considering.
Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв )

Remember that a lot of people already don't read the list, and making it long will only make it less likely for people to read it, so it really should just be for the most important ones.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:09, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
So do you mean that I have permission to do it?
Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв )
I'm saying that it's probably not going to help anybody so it's not really a good idea to make an even longer list of rejected suggestions.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:51, 11 February 2017 (UTC)
I dont know. There have been more rejected things, and your thread has just gotten full of spam. I understand it may not be useful, but may I make one? (Im getting confused about whether you are saying yes or no)
Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв )
The thread is full of spam simply because it's a sticky and people post on the first thread they see. If you make a thread that's a sticky and don't close it, it will also find itself full of spam. You are welcome to make one (I'm not a forum moderator or Scratch Team member, so you don't need my permission for anything forum-related), but I am warning you that it probably won't help, as we already have two sticky threads detailing the list of rejected suggestions and many people still suggest stuff listed in both of those. I also can't guarantee that the Scratch Team will sticky it, seeing as there are already two other similar threads.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:29, 11 February 2017 (UTC)

April Fools

Can we do kamquats? I have a good one for that.
Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв )

You don't need to ask my permission to add stuff to the AF pages as long as it follows the rules. Go ahead.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:49, 11 February 2017 (UTC)

How do I add an April Fools version of an article on the April Fools list?--
1a3c5e7g9i (talk | contribs) 17:58, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

Make a sub-page of User:Jvvg/AF.
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 18:49, 25 February 2017 (UTC)


About the cookies you mention in your profile:

  1. Is it possible for others to find out where you live?
  2. How can we identify ourselves as Wiki contributors?
  3. Where did you learn to make cookies and what kind do you make?

Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs) 09:56, 23 February 2017 (UTC)

  1. Yes, it is, however not your exact address
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 08:49, 24 February 2017 (UTC)
I live in the United States. If you just say you're a Wiki contributor, I'll bake you cookies. I have learned to bake a lot of things over the years, and my personal favorite cookie is chocolate chip, so that's probably the kind I'd make.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:44, 24 February 2017 (UTC)
Thanks! Although by where you live I meant where we can find you, that still answered the other two questions.
Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs) 04:15, 24 February 2017 (UTC)


How much is the rent? Lol. File:MyLogo.png Customhacker ( talk | contrib ) 21:40, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

$(4↑↑4)/hour[1] - Jvvg
  1. https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/User_talk:Jvvg/Archive_17#Heyo._:.29

  2. Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 15:48, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

    Click the link and find out!
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 21:50, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

    External Links Template

    I placed this template on the article Scratch Memes and am wondering whether it should go in the section, or at the top of the page. Thanks. User:Customhacker/signature 23:22, 5 March 2017 (UTC)

    The documentation says it "[c]an be used on top of a wiki page, or under a header section." Since only that section has external links, it's ok to keep it there.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 23:27, 5 March 2017 (UTC)
    Ok. I read that, and still wasnt sure. Thanks!
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 03:59, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

    I have a question

    Does this still apply?
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 08:37, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

    What do you mean "Does this still apply?" Userspace rules have not changed and apply whether or not there is a warning. However, I now do not want people fixing my mistakes (as dumb as that sounds).
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:43, 6 March 2017 (UTC)
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 17:20, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

    Please delete

    Please delete User:Customhacker/signature Thanks. Also, I had asked a couple of questions hat I deleted because I resolved the problem in a kind matter, and dont need help with them. Thanks
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв )

    Yes Done
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:30, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 21:20, 7 March 2017 (UTC)


    What page teaches you how to insert buttons and keyboard characters? Also, how does the coding for the talk through mouse work?
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 02:00, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

    What do you mean "buttons and keyboard characters"? You use magic for the mouse talking.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:14, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
    So the button that says "Say hi" User Talk:PrincessPandaLover and the keyboard chars at Hard Refresh
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 02:18, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
    Just look at the source to see how they did that. You do keys like this.

    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:21, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
    Also, how do you change the color of an article title?
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 02:24, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
    Use DISPLAYTITLE. It's explained here (scroll down a bit).
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:58, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Thanks. Sorry if I am annoying you with too many questions.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 04:03, 8 March 2017 (UTC)


    Sorry. I did not realize that doing redirects was against the userspace rules for user subpages. Sorry. That wont happen again!
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 04:56, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

    Deleting my account

    Please delete my account.
    Analogclock (talk | contribs) 02:28, 9 March 2017 (UTC) No one can, as said on the CP.
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 20:49, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

    Maybe someone could ban you, but I don't know if anyone bans on request.
    Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 21:02, 9 March 2017 (UTC)
    On the portal, User: jvvg said that accounts are not able to be deleted.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 23:16, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

    Categorizing Pages

    I'm such a newbie! You can't expect me to keep track of all this stuff!
    Nickeljorn (talk | contribs) 00:07, 10 March 2017 (UTC)

    It may seem daunting at first, but it's not that hard. Check out Special:CategoryTree for a full list of categories or look at a page about a similar topic and see if that has any relevant categories. However, it is important that we categorize all pages in order to keep the Wiki organized.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:26, 10 March 2017 (UTC)

    April Fools Day

    Are the AF articles for this year?
    Pig9992005 (talk | contribs) 17:52, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

    jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:29, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

    File Deletion Request

    Hello, I don't need this file anymore for the wiki file. Would you mind deleting it for me?
    Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 01:27, 14 March 2017 (UTC)

    Yes Done
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:28, 14 March 2017 (UTC)
    Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 18:06, 14 March 2017 (UTC)


    How do I categorize a file?
    1a3c5e7g9i (talk | contribs) 23:22, 14 March 2017 (UTC)

    Edit the file description and put the appropriate category in ([[Category:Users' Images]] for example).
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:57, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

    Text Edit

    Hello. I recently decided to fool around with HTML on my own, and used Text Edit. So I tried to open the file on chrome, but it only displayed the HTML code. Can you help, or do you know someone who can?
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 17:42, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

    Is the file saved with the HTML extension (i.e. "something.html")? If not, Chrome will interpret it as a text file.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:47, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
    It is saved as a .txt ... I dont see the option to change it to .html (That was quick!)
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 17:50, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
    Just replace the .txt with .html. I know it's a pain to change file extensions on Macs (I use Windows and Linux where it's a lot easier), but that's what you need to do.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:42, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
    How do I do that? It doesnt show .txt in the file until a save it.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 18:59, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
    Once again, I am not familiar with how to do this sort of stuff on a Mac. However, a quick Google search led me to this page, which looks like it should help.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:12, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I already got it. Thanks for trying to help though!
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 23:37, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

    Chatroom article

    Thanks for undoing
    Anome (talk | contribs)'s edit. I didn't even know he/she made the edit even though it was on my watchlist :P I also noticed that the revision he/she made had two red links. We're those bad links on his/her part or did they become bad links after you undid the changes?
    Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs) 01:30, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

    They were improperly formatted links to projects.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:45, 16 March 2017 (UTC)
    Okay, thanks! I just wanted to clear that up.
    Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs) 04:07, 16 March 2017 (UTC)


    Hi, it's me again. I was wondering how people get bureaucracy? Is it only ST members, or are there some selected Scratchers (or I should say, Wikians) with no relation to the ST who did well enough on the Wiki that they became bureaucrats? I'm not interested in the responsibility, I'm just curious.
    Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs) 04:10, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

    When the Wiki was originally created, some of the founding members (e.g. Lucario621) were bureaucrats. However, now, only ST members can be bureaucrats.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 16:27, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

    Page title

    'Scuse me, how do you customize the way the page title is shown?
    Kenny2scratch (talk | contribs) 04:20, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

    Example:{{DISPLAYTITLE: <span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS; font-size:14pt; font-style:italic"> User: Customhacker/Sandbox</span style>}}
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 11:22, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

    A question about the wikis

    Why is this wiki on a scratch.mit.edu domain and the others on a .info domain?
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 08:34, 22 March 2017 (UTC)

    This Wiki is officially sponsored and hosted by the Scratch Team while the others are hosted and organized separately.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:02, 22 March 2017 (UTC)
    But it is still hosted by the ST...?
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 20:04, 22 March 2017 (UTC)
    The Scratch Wikis in other languages actually aren't hosted by the ST. They're hosted in a separate location.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:15, 22 March 2017 (UTC)
    Ah, okay,
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 18:05, 24 March 2017 (UTC)


    Why hello there! (Please click all links so you get the whole story) So, @customhacker, (I'm sure you know him) made a studio called the Forum Wikian Helpers, for people who help out on the forums and are wiki editors. He invited me and some others. And then he had the idea of making a forum shop for Wikians (I think those are what they are called, right?) to request wikicode, and other stuff for editing the wiki. And then when he made the forum topic for the shop, he added an order form for wiki application grading. Basically you would be able to have us grade your wiki application. But then a thought came to my mind. And I asked @customhacker about it. I asked him "Hmm.... I think we should ask @jvvg before we add an application grading order form. Because maybe they want people to do their applications themselves. So maybe we should ask @jvvg for that." So basically, that is what I am asking you about! Could you please reply as soon as possible? Thanks! :)

    P.S.: It is fine if we cannot do wiki application grading, that is why I am asking you about it.
    Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 18:52, 26 March 2017 (UTC)

    We wont say that "you are/ are not accepted," but try to give them advice on how to make their application better. We promise to not to give away the secrets. Will will also have the ST wipe the post after we look at it.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 18:57, 26 March 2017 (UTC)
    This hasn't received a response in so long - so I'll reply.
    I think it's ok as long as you guys only help and not come off as wiki staff. If you guys help out with information from S:CONTRIB that would be ok to me.
    Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 14:41, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
    Thanks. We arent going to say anything like that.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 20:13, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
    Thank you!
    Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 20:25, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
    Also just keep in mind that it is the responsibility of the reader to read S:CONTRIB completely. That is the test to join the Wiki, so please don't just write users' requests for them or be overly specific, as we want them to read the page, not have others explain it to them (we did our best to make it short and easy to read).
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:35, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Ok!
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 11:14, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

    Okay, thanks!
    Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 21:37, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

    A Wiki feature I think should be added

    Hi jvvg! I think there should be a new feature of the wiki for editors. You know on the left there are Scratch Wiki Home, Random Page, Community Portal... I think we need one more thing there for editors to see, and that is Stubs. It would help editors a lot when looking for something to do (like I always have to). Thanks!
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    10:55, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

    You could always just go to the guides section of my stuff, where there are links to Stubs.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 11:09, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
    No, what I'm suggesting is a link in the bar on the left (the one with frequently used links, I use random page most often) to the Category:Stubs page. This would only appear when logged in as a wiki editor. It would be quite helpful for us editors when we want to take a look at things that need improvement.
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    12:17, 28 March 2017 (UTC)
    I tried adding it in the interface editor, but it doesn't appear to be displaying properly (once I can figure out how to make it display properly, my plan was to make a page with links to stuff to work on, including stubs, wiki standards articles, etc.)
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:38, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
    If that's the case, I wish you luck making it work. Can all editors edit that page (or will they be able to if it's protected right now)?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    02:46, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
    I couldn't get any links to show up on the sidebar, so unfortunately this would probably require a lot more in-depth work. However, only admins can edit the sidebar and once I create that page, I would probably protect it.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:50, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
    Any rough ideas so far about why they don't show up? I can understand why the page would be protected, of course.
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    04:34, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I'm not sure. Looking at the skin design, I don't see any obvious reasons it shouldn't work.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:53, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

    Keep looking! I'm sure you can find it. I know how long debugging can take. I wish you luck!
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    07:58, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

    Your status on the wiki

    You're a wiki admin, but you're not in the ST. In that case, you're not a bureaucrat? How did you become an admin?
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    08:15, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

    I originally became an EW because I implemented the account request system that is currently in use. I later became an admin basically because I asked to (after being an EW for over a year). The normal process is that we elect EWs whenever we see a need for more and at the election time we promote all the active EWs to admin.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:35, 30 March 2017 (UTC)
    EW? Please define. You made the account request system, so you became one. What other ways are there to become one? Are there particular reasons for electing them? Or is there a nomination system? (Sorry about the influx of questions; I'm very curious about this.)
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    04:56, 31 March 2017 (UTC)
    Experienced Wikians. When needed, there is an election. See Scratch Wiki:Experienced Wikians for more information.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 11:28, 31 March 2017 (UTC)
    To become an Experienced Wikian, you need to run in an election when we have one (we don't have any plans to host one in the immediate future, but we will post on the CP when one is coming up). Generally the way it works is that a bunch of people (usually it ends up being around 10) nominate themselves, then the existing EWs and admins pick a few of them (usually 5 or 6) to run, then the Wiki community votes on the people chosen to run and the top two become EWs. Also, there's no need to apologize. Questions are how we learn.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:42, 31 March 2017 (UTC)
    How do they vote? Is there an inbuilt system or do they vote on a SW page or what? Also, I was discussing you with my mom and found out that I didn't know how to pronounce your username. Any tips?
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    02:11, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Originally we had a Wiki page to vote (see Scratch Wiki:Elections/October 2014 for an example), but now it's an offsite thing that I designed (users verify their Wiki credentials and then vote, but the votes are not shown publicly like they were before). I say my username as each letter (i.e. "jay vee vee gee"), but you're welcome to pronounce it however you want.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:42, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

    Any screenshots or mockups of the offsite system so I can see what it's like? While waiting for your answer, I idly tried to pronounce your username as if it was a word, and ended up with something that sounded like "juvg" :P. Where'd you get the username/why choose that name?
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    02:25, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
    I would have to set it up again to get any screenshots, but it's just a form that lists all the candidates and you rank them in the order you prefer them. My username is just my initials.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:35, 1 April 2017 (UTC)
    Oh? Then what is your actual name, if you dont mind me asking? (You have two middle names?)
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    02:25, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
    My first name is Jacob, but I would rather not share the rest of my name.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:57, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
    Why did you turn your attention to Wiki editing?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    07:37, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
    I originally was a pretty inactive editor, but when Scratch 2.0 came out, the Wiki needed a new account request system, so I volunteered to create it, and then I decided to stay on the Wiki after that.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:11, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Why did you lose interest/become inactive on Scratch itself?
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    00:35, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

    I just moved onto other stuff over time.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:48, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
    What state's laws apply to you? (I'm being that specific because I live in Hong Kong but Pennsylvanian laws apply to me cuz my mom's from there)
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    05:12, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
    Pennsylvanian laws only apply to you when you're in Pennsylvania or you are doing something involving their government (like renewing a driver's license or whatever). The laws of whatever state I am in at the time are the ones that apply to me.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:38, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
    That doesn't really answer my question... What state's laws apply to you currently then? Thanks for clearing up my legal status though.
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    05:17, 19 April 2017 (UTC)
    My point is that I do not spend all of my time in one state. I move around frequently. The laws of whichever state I happen to be in at the time are the ones that apply to me.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:45, 19 April 2017 (UTC)
    Where did you learn PHP?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    05:01, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Someone else taught me a bit to get started, and the rest I learned by experimenting. My main sources were the PHP website (which has excellent documentation and a lot of good examples) and W3 Schools, which has a lot of tutorials and guides and can also help you with other web stuff like HTML, CSS, JS, etc.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:39, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

    Why did you decide to make the new Wiki account request system? Why did the ST use it?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    00:09, 21 April 2017 (UTC)
    The Scratch 1.X website had an API where external sites could easily check a user's login, and on the Wiki you verified your identity by putting in your Scratch username and password. However, with Scratch 2.0, that was removed for security reasons (they said they were going to replace it with OAuth, but that never ended up happening). At the time, Mod Share was still active, and it also used that technique. Once that was no longer an option, I rewrote the registration system on Mod Share to use comment verification since that was the only good technique I could think of. Nobody had done anything new for the Scratch Wiki, so I emailed the ST asking if I could write it by reusing some of the code used for Mod Share, and they said yes. That's how we got what we have today.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:43, 21 April 2017 (UTC)
    Have you ever worked with Python?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    02:27, 21 April 2017 (UTC)
    Not very much.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 10:51, 21 April 2017 (UTC)
    What languages would you consider yourself expert at? (Besides PHP)
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    00:42, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
    At this point the only other language I would consider myself "expert" at is Java, but I am reasonably skilled at a bunch of other languages.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:40, 24 April 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── How did you make WikiMonitor?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    00:33, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

    Sloppily. More specifically, it's a jumble of a bunch of pieces I added on one at a time and didn't think too much about putting together in an orderly manner. It started just as a way to check for excessive edits and unsigned posts, but I added on category checking and a few enhancements after the fact.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:17, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
    ...wow, I see. What have you made in Java?
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    04:58, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
    My biggest thing is an Android app for navigating public transportation in Cleveland.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:42, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
    Should I open a continuation of this thread somewhere? Because this one is getting pretty long :P. My actual question: what do you enjoy doing the most, programming-wise?
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    02:20, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
    You can keep it here. There really isn't anywhere better to put it. What I enjoy the most programming-wise is solving problems.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:38, 26 April 2017 (UTC)
    "solving problems" eyy! What was the first programming language you learned, and when did you start learning it?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    05:14, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I started with Scratch in about 4th grade.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:32, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

    And you're in college now?! WOW! How did you learn HTML?
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    01:47, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
    I don't even remember how I learned HTML. I guess just through trial and error (that's how I learned pretty much everything I know about computers).
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:03, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
    Wow that was fast! What admin tool do you use the most?
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    02:08, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
    Aside from patrolling (which is where I just mark an edit as seen by an admin), I probably use deletion the most.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:29, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
    ...In that case, what's your most used EW tool (as in not available in admin)?
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    02:42, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
    Admins have access to all EW tools (admin is the rank above EW). If you meant that the other away around, then probably protection.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:15, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Yeah, I meant what tool do EWs have that you use the most. What's the tool (admin or EW) that you like using the most or dislike using the least?
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    08:51, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

    Being able to edit protected pages is always fun. Most of the other EW/admin features involve undoing other peoples' stuff, so they aren't really that "fun" to use, even if they are necessary.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:57, 29 April 2017 (UTC)
    What's the most worthwhile thing you've ever done (in any aspect of your life)?
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    12:03, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
    I don't have a good answer to that question.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 21:50, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
    ...sad. What's the best thing you think you've done, then...?
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    12:53, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
    I guess developing the Cleveland Transit app I mentioned earlier. I'm hoping to make a difference for those dependent on public transportation (which includes me, by the way).
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:52, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
    Hmm. What's the worst accident (of any kind) you had?
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    00:49, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I'd rather not explain.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:01, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

    Okie. What is your best school memory?
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    03:38, 4 May 2017 (UTC)
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:24, 4 May 2017 (UTC)
    ...wow. Where do you like living the most?
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    02:29, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

    Renaming pages

    Is it possible to rename pages? I want to change the name of User_talk:Kenny2scratch/archive to archive 1. Should I make a page with the wanted name and move the old page there and ask you to delete the old one? Or can you directly rename it? Thanks.
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    01:38, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

    You can directly rename it by clicking the pencil icon and selection "Move" and then unchecking the "Leave a redirect behind" box.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:47, 5 April 2017 (UTC)


    Thanks for fixing the typo in my article's name!
    Frodewin (talk | contribs) 09:53, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

    You're welcome!
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:38, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

    Current Events page

    Hey jvvg! I was wondering what events other than new FPCs get put onto the Current Events page. Any tips?
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    05:14, 19 April 2017 (UTC)

    New SDSs are the most common, but any notable Scratch event (like Scratch day, new major releases, website milestones, etc.) will be put on the news.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 14:35, 19 April 2017 (UTC)
    Got it. Thanks.
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    05:00, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

    WikiMonitor style

    I have a little problem with WikiMonitor's style of message. The signature feels like it should be inside the nice little curved div you have there, but it isn't. I know that the sig has to be at the end... I'm just saying it feels wrong :(.
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    02:26, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

    I personally like it on the outside, as it is a clear indicator of where the message ends.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:28, 27 April 2017 (UTC)


    Is this going to be archived soon?
    Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 21:13, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

    WM on my user talk

    WM told me that I didn't sign my post after editing a user talk page. This is normal, right? However, the page in question was my own user talk and the edit was adding a little welcome message! Is this fixable or should I just deal with it?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    09:30, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

    It only triggers the message if the content you add is at the end of the section (which in your case it was, even though it wasn't a new message). In the future, if you mark the edit as minor, then WM won't check it. Unfortunately it can be hard to tell what is a message and what is header stuff since as a human it involves looking at what content was added. However, now that you brought this to my attention, I am thinking that maybe if it's in the first section and the edit is made by the owner, then it could ignore it.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:56, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

    April Fools' Images

    I wanted that to be removed. It was a category that was made by accident.
    1a3c5e7g9i (talk | contribs) 00:29, 2 May 2017 (UTC)


    Dunno why all of [Scratch Wiki] says Wookie? Can you revert those edits?
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 17:11, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

    I fixed it.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 17:15, 6 May 2017 (UTC)
    In defense of the editor, I believe they may have thought it was the AF page, so I wouldnt label it Vandalism yet. (Im not trying to argue...)
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 17:17, 6 May 2017 (UTC)
    OK. I think I see your point.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 21:31, 9 May 2017 (UTC)


    Your TOC doesn't show the sections before it, so it only shows posts on the page. However, my TOC on my talk page is also after the non-post sections but it shows those sections! Why is this so, and what did you do differently?
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    03:26, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

    Take a look at the source of the page. They aren't actually section headers, I just made them look like it.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:06, 8 May 2017 (UTC)


    Hi, it's me again. I noticed that in the page ^^ the </code> tag should be inside the <nowiki> tags instead of outside because otherwise you get what I see: the rest of the configuration has default formatting as opposed to code formatting. Do you want to fix this? It's purely a graphics error; I assume it doesn't affect the messages because the UnsignedMessage is just fine. Any thoughts?
    Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
    05:21, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

    That would cause the message to display wrong on talk pages, so it would be best not to change it.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:07, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

    About the Tips article

    Shouldn't it have {{Featured}} on it now? I was going to add it but I found that it was protected. I posted this message to LiFayTheGoblin but she said ask another admin, so I'm bringing it to your attention because you're the most active admin.
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    00:33, 9 May 2017 (UTC)

    I saw you added the template, but the article was featured in April 2017, not May. Could you change that please?
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    02:12, 14 May 2017 (UTC)
    It looks like we put the template for the month it is mostly in, since WW is at the end of the month.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:55, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

    Block Visibility of Block Log

    I can see exactly which user did the vandalism. Unless it is meant to be public, it should be hidden. I can see it in Recent Changes.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 21:37, 9 May 2017 (UTC)

    Yes Done
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:34, 10 May 2017 (UTC)

    You censored my message...

    ...but you didn't delete the revision where I added more info. That revision can still be accessed.
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    00:31, 10 May 2017 (UTC)

    It looks like KrIsMa took care of it.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 00:37, 10 May 2017 (UTC)

    About images

    Is it possible to set the size of images relative to the element containing them? What I'm getting at is, in my Welcome template I have the font-size set to 1.75vh. This sets it relative to the height of its containing element (in this case the bordered div). Is it possible to use a File: link and set its size in vh rather than px? I want to set the font size to default and have the image size get set relative to the size of the div instead. Any tips?
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    08:04, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

    I've changed it now so that the font size is 12px, but I'm still afraid if the div's width gets too narrow it'll overflow the text again. I ask again: is it possible to set an image's size to a unit other than px?
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    00:39, 18 May 2017 (UTC)
    You can use a percent, or alternatively you can use other attributes to determine how it fits in with everything else there.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:15, 18 May 2017 (UTC)
    I believe percent is percent of original width though, not of container size, which is what I'm really looking for. I'm trying to make the div fit itself to the text inside, and change the image size accordingly, instead of having a fixed div height to fit a fixed image size, and changing the font size accordingly (which has been unreliable since two people contacted me about text overflowing outside the box). Is this possible?
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    23:08, 18 May 2017 (UTC)
    It's definitely possible. I can't think off the top of my head how to do it, but if you want I can give it a try.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 23:30, 18 May 2017 (UTC)
    Yes please. I want to settle the problem of my div size once and for all. Tell me here when you find a way; meanwhile I will continue trying my own methods.
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    00:20, 19 May 2017 (UTC)
    Interestingly enough, it's actually displaying properly for me, using Firefox on Windows 10 (I also run Linux, and I don't remember whether or not it displays properly there). However, an alternative implementation would be to use a table like a lot of the header templates do.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:21, 19 May 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I made it as a table in my sandbox. If you like that better, feel free to use it. Because it's a table, it shouldn't break prematurely since it needs to include every element.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:25, 19 May 2017 (UTC)

    Thank you so much! Although I didn't use your particular code (I simply used <table> tags instead of the wiki's weird {|} syntax), I didn't think of using tables! The box looks almost perfect now! (I wanted to have the image fit snugly inside the border, but you can't have everything.) This topic is now Yes Done (if you keep track of that like the CP does).
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    06:17, 19 May 2017 (UTC)

    About the forum archives

    Wow, you made a post in there after it was shut down? That's actually kind of interesting. How'd you do it?
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    01:37, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

    I am not going to explain how I did it (someone else has actually asked me this before). I will just say that the way I did it is no longer possible.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:56, 14 May 2017 (UTC)
    Yes Okie
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    00:24, 15 May 2017 (UTC)

    Your most recent item in random stuff about you

    "my handwriting is terrible" LOL‎ Amen to that lol.
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    00:25, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

    I actually got points off a homework for bad handwriting a few weeks ago.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:20, 17 May 2017 (UTC)
    I can totally understand that. Sometimes words I write get seen wrong. I write "catch" and the teacher sees "botom"... It's an eternal curse.
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    02:25, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

    "My handwriting is terrible"

    LOL‎ Mine is too. :P
    Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,388)) 18:06, 17 May 2017 (UTC)


    Could you delete User:Kenny2scratch/scratchwikiskin.css for me? It was an experiment to see whether user css worked. It seems not to. I don't know how to access $wgAllowUserCss to confirm though. If it is enabled, tell me what I'm doing wrong; otherwise, just delete that page. Thanks!
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    10:28, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

    Yes Thanks - I see you did it.
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    00:37, 24 May 2017 (UTC)

    Typographical error

    Typographical error here. It's in "Votes".
    I can't nominate myself, but I might as well tell you.
    1a3c5e7g9i's Armemedillo 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions)

    WikiMonitor needs to detect custom signatures.

    When I make a post like this, WikiMonitor believes that it is not signed when it is.
    1a3c5e7g9i's armemedillo.gif 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 02:31, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

    You need to go change your signature by going to username (top right) -> preferences and setting it. Then it can be included with four tildes and also include the timestamp. WM requires a timestamp in order to think your post was signed properly.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:55, 22 May 2017 (UTC)
    How do you set your signature? Does it have to be wiki text, or can it be transcluded from a link?
    1a3c5e7g9i's armemedillo.gif 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 02:31, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    Set the box in preferences to {{User:1a3c5e7g9i/Signature}} and check the box that says "Treat signature as wikitext (without an automatic link)".
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:53, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    :) It works now. But I want the background to be rounded out or blurred. Is that possible?
    1a3c5e7g9i's armemedillo.gif 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 02:31, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    You can round it using CSS border-radius. However, please change the colors and don't blur it so that it's not so hard to read.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 02:34, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    Yes, please change your signature. I can't see your name in the siggy at all.
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    03:56, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
    It's completely visible to me...? I removed the shadows if your monitor renders them above the intended text.
    1a3c5e7g9i's armemedillo.gif 1a3c5e7g9i(Talk|Contributions) 21:33, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

    ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── The colors of the text and background look extremely similar to me.

    On a related note, please do what I did in my preferences for my siggy. Your current signature is substituted instead of transcluded, and that adds a lot to talk pages. Your relatively small message added 603 bytes to the page just because of your signature! For what I did to my siggy, take a look here.
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    23:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

    Why did you delete my page?

    Why did you Delete my Page ? :https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/Yakov5776
    Yakov5776 (talk | contribs)23 May 2017

    I deleted that page because it is a page about a user. Please read S:NOSP, which explains why we do not create pages about/for specific users.
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:38, 24 May 2017 (UTC)
    May I add that it was a mainspace page about a user. Adding info about yourself in your own userpage is perfectly fine.
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    02:54, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

    Scratch Wiki:Elections/June 2017/Nominations

    Minor typo: "...make sure you agree with everything your typing." Should be "you're".
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    23:11, 24 May 2017 (UTC)


    Two things: please protect Talk:Evil Kumquat/Archive 1, and archiving this might not be a bad idea. Thanks!
    Popular GIF.gif Mitopolis (Talk | Contributions | Edits | Scratch account) 18:25, 26 May 2017 (UTC)

    Agreed on the second count. My browser takes about three to four times as long to load this talk page as any other Wiki page.
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    08:16, 27 May 2017 (UTC)
    Yes Done
    jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:30, 30 May 2017 (UTC)


    Wiki Monitor is giving me "I didnt sign my posts" when I did It is the last message on my talk, and the edit it is talking about is in the CP.
    Customhacker Logo Blue.jpg Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 14:29, 29 May 2017 (UTC)

    You seem to have only put three ~s. Remember, WM looks for the timestamp.
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    02:51, 30 May 2017 (UTC)
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