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Sand box with the main page code on [[User:Miment/Main]] before making changes... But be careful! The content for the main page comes from the above templates, not the main page code itself.  
Sand box with the main page code on [[User:Miment/Main]] before making changes... But be careful! The content for the main page comes from the above templates, not the main page code itself.  
It's spooky how celevr some ppl are. Thanks!
So, I noticed you added a statbox for Gobwin Knob, and one of the stats is "Regent: Parson". I'm curious as to what this is supposed to mean. Stanley still rules in the city, and Parson isn't exactly Chief Warlord either... is this just "who is going around looking at things to make them work"? [[User:Menlo Marseilles|Menlo Marseilles]] 14:31, 31 October 2009 (UTC)
:Yeah, that's basicly the idea.
::I edited it to "city manager".  There is a [[Hyatt]] Regency. --[[User:Raphfrk|Raphfrk]] 22:38, 31 October 2009 (UTC)
:::The position is called "Regent". I doubt people would get the two confused. You should change the text output back. No sense in changing the input too.[[User:Miment|Miment]] 00:03, 1 November 2009 (UTC)
::::Where does it say that?  There is no reference to the title on [[First_Intermission_35]] (unless I missed it).  If it is the official title, then sorry about that and I can change it back.  Otherwise, I think it would be better to have a unique name for the function and city manager seems reasonable.  --[[User:Raphfrk|Raphfrk]] 20:05, 3 November 2009 (UTC)
:::::Strange, I remember reading it somewhere, but not where. The wiki page on [[regent]] says "''A Regent Warlord is a warlord who rather than being a military commander, has special administrative bonuses when managing a city.''" Well, City Manager works, Regent works, it all works. ;P [[User:Miment|Miment]] 21:01, 3 November 2009 (UTC)
::::::That page doesn't have any links either (and is marked as speculation).  I have posted a question on the author of that page's [[User_talk:Commander_I._Heartly_Noah|talk page]].  --[[User:Raphfrk|Raphfrk]] 21:21, 3 November 2009 (UTC)
:::::::Ok, received a response, the reference is from [[First_Intermission_13]], it says that "The city had a regent warlord named Al Frappacino".  It is 100%, but seems reasonable that the title is for warlords who are in charge of cities.--[[User:Raphfrk|Raphfrk]] 23:39, 21 November 2009 (UTC)
::::::::Alrighty then, I'm gonna go ahead and change back the template. Oh wait, nevermind. I see it's been done already. [[User:Miment|Miment]] 03:06, 22 November 2009 (UTC)
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Sand box with the main page code on User:Miment/Main before making changes... But be careful! The content for the main page comes from the above templates, not the main page code itself. It's spooky how celevr some ppl are. Thanks!

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I commented on this on the main page talk page --Raphfrk 20:05, 3 November 2009 (UTC)


The bastards are relentless. Are you considering adding in some more anti-spam measures? I know there's the calculation check, but maybe you need an image instead or in addition. --Charles 04:26, 27 January 2011 (UTC)

This is nuts! Harknell hasn't logged into the forum since the 8th of January, but hopefully Rob will see our posts and inform him or something. --Charles 04:26, 27 January 2011 (UTC)

Already PMed him just asking him to let Harknell know. CCed yourself and Harknell in on it. Great work you've been doing to clear the spam out by the way. --Charles 04:36, 27 January 2011 (UTC)

Charles has given you a fortune cookie. Inside it reads: "I bow before the master wielder of the Banhammer"

Good work, the banning on links to external sites is a good call as well. We don't link the direct comic all that often. Some of the Real World References, sure but we can survive without that until something is installed. --Charles 00:13, 28 January 2011 (UTC)

Just a query, but does it make it easier for you if I put the user into the spammer category through their main page or through their talk/discussion page? I'm just noticing that you're generally putting them in the "Banned" Category on their talk/discussion page. --Charles 01:19, 28 January 2011 (UTC)

OK, I'll start putting the Spammer category in their talk page. I think we have a heap of users with a talk page linked into the "Banned" category and a main page still linking to the Spammer page, so its difficult to distinguish who you've already banned from the list sorry. Would you like me to clear the pages of users you've already banned or let you delete them? --Charles 01:25, 28 January 2011 (UTC)

Would it be possible to get a temporary promotion to admin, just to help with wielding the banhammer? Or am I more useful helping out with tagging the spammers and their pages for deletion? -- No one in particular 04:27, 31 January 2011 (UTC)

I reckon we need more Bureaucrats and I'd put Miment down as the first in line for position as one. Beyond that, there should be another group created which can delete pages and give, at least, temporary banishments to Ip addresses and regular users. Maybe even edit protected pages. But the special thing would be that Admins can promote regular users to the group. You don't just need Bureaucrats --Charles 04:43, 4 February 2011 (UTC)

  • This is getting ridiculous. Any word on the image recognition filters yet? --No one in particular 07:55, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

So, um, not that I'm complaining, but when did I earn the privelege of deleting spam? Happy to do so, but if it's an error... Jorgath 15:29, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

Man, I took a peek at the Recent Changes, and it is all spam fighting. I was pulling my hair out on my own wiki with that, so I can totally empathize. Just dropping you a note to say thanks for your hard work grappling with the bad guys -- it is much appreciated! --Cayzle 12 March 2011

What Cayzle said, our compliments. How hard is it to stop new accounts from creating pages, for 5 days and/or 20 edits or something? That's what they do on Wikipedia, and it would clearly be a big help here. --GRuban 12:53, 23 March 2011 (UTC)
Wow, this is really bad. You're doing an impressive job. It must be really tempting to just block all user accounts as soon as they're made. :-) --GRuban 15:04, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

Ooh! Nice tag-team hit!CIHN

I noticed they're all 8 character user names, starting with a capital letter, then 7 lower case letters. Is there some kind of automated filter you can put in so you don't wear out your ban hammer? --GRuban 20:54, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

I'm not easily impressed. . . but that's imrspeisng me! :)