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UnrealLegend

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« Reply #120 on: 06-04-2013 01:49 »

*bump*

So what's with the infinite mass of fake/spam accounts that have been/still are being created over the past few months?
I mentioned that a few replies up. I used to enjoy looking through the recent changes, but now I can't be bothered.

Also, is this really the best place to ask? You're probably better off putting it on The Infosphere itself where the admins are more likely to see it.
UnrealLegend

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« Reply #121 on: 03-24-2014 14:11 »
« Last Edit on: 03-24-2014 14:12 »

A while ago I edited the Street Racing Gang page to use the names of the characters that were revealed in the commentary for that episode. I just discovered that it was undone with this message:

"Despite the fact that it's considered canon, information present in the commentaries is mostly irrelevant. It's not Futurama."

I'm done with trying to edit the infosphere now, because that's a load of bullshit. There's no way I can take it seriously when crap like this is pulled.

Apparently actual useful information being added that vastly improves the quality of the writing isn't worth a damn. How the hell is the quality of the wiki going to improve if generic names like "guy with glasses" are deliberately used over their actual names? Not to mention that the commentaries are used as a source for hundreds of things elsewhere on the wiki. If information from the Futurama commentaries isn't relevant on a Futurama wiki, then nothing is.

Sorry, I'm just a bit pissed off and had to rant about it somewhere. The Infosphere used to be great.
Svip

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« Reply #122 on: 03-25-2014 17:57 »

Unfortunately, I have too many other obligations to be able to take up the fight.  I agree with you UnrealLegend, I disagree with the conduct, but I simply cannot muster it.

And that's largely the problem, you got me as an ally, but I won't bother if no one else will.  Sanfazer is the only one maintaining the wiki these days.
UnrealLegend

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« Reply #123 on: 03-25-2014 22:04 »

I don't really care enough to aggressively chase after it, but I did question it on the talk page.
Svip

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« Reply #124 on: 03-25-2014 22:22 »
« Last Edit on: 03-25-2014 22:26 »

That's OK.  But I fear Sanfazer is not doing well enough to maintain an active community.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #125 on: 03-30-2014 23:18 »

Sanfazer is the main reason I don't bother editing the Infosphere anymore.

It's his own personal playground as far as he sees it, no matter how well you perfect an edit to Infosphere standards he swoops in and alters it to suit him. Had enough of it.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #126 on: 07-22-2014 20:49 »

*bump*

I'm looking for someone with a copy of season 7A on DVD (it has to be DVD, not Blu-ray, unless you have a way of screencapping the Blu-ray and uploading the images online) as I'm adding some new articles and have no way of getting decent quality pictures of them.
UnrealLegend

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« Reply #127 on: 07-22-2014 23:50 »

I've got the 7A DVD. I can help. smile
DannyJC13

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« Reply #128 on: 07-23-2014 00:14 »

I shall PM you!
DannyJC13

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« Reply #129 on: 08-20-2016 17:40 »
« Last Edit on: 08-20-2016 17:43 »

Question: how come, over the last few months, 9 times out of 10 the Infosphere looks like this when I go on it?

This happens on both my laptop & mobile phone.
Tachyon

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« Reply #130 on: 08-20-2016 17:43 »


Not sure.  I visit the site roughly every week or so, and haven't noticed anything unusual.

UnrealLegend

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« Reply #131 on: 08-21-2016 06:41 »

Sometimes PEEL looks like that for me. I just F5 it until it goes away.
Svip

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« Reply #132 on: 08-21-2016 09:06 »

Question: how come, over the last few months, 9 times out of 10 the Infosphere looks like this when I go on it?

Looks like a cache issue.  Just hit ctrl+F5 next time it happens.  Not sure how to do that on a phone, but a refresh might be enough.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #133 on: 08-21-2016 18:38 »
« Last Edit on: 08-21-2016 18:43 »

Thanks Svip. smile

Does anyone know what happened to Sanfazer? He used to rule over the Infosphere as if it were his own personal kingdom, but he hasn't made any edits since the 18th February. confused

Oddly enough, this was during the time a vandal was altering tonnes of articles on the site to say stupid things involving "poop" and "rape" - I know Quolnok, myself & Sanfazer were always reverting them. Some of the edits mentioned Sanfazer in the "changes" part, if I recall correctly.
winna

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« Reply #134 on: 08-22-2016 01:53 »

Sanfazer, the vandal, and one other person are the same.
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