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Apologies if I created confusion, I was under the impression that davidy22 had already made the final decision to renumber the frames. I didn't know there was someone else who made the decision. [[User:Patzer|Patzer]] ([[User talk:Patzer|talk]]) 01:11, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
 
Apologies if I created confusion, I was under the impression that davidy22 had already made the final decision to renumber the frames. I didn't know there was someone else who made the decision. [[User:Patzer|Patzer]] ([[User talk:Patzer|talk]]) 01:11, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
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It took a while for me to notice your request. I think you've been quite the active figure around the wiki, so I've added the bot to the bots group.
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Keep up the work and don't burn out! [[User:Lcarsos|lcarsos]]<span title="I'm an admin. I can help.">_a</span> ([[User talk:Lcarsos|talk]]) 16:37, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

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1190: Time

It's fine that you're helping with updating 1190: Time. I'm trying to write a script that automatically updates the hashes and uploads the images. In order to test the script, could you, at least for the next image, refrain from doing that? I can then test the script and if it works, you can continue if you want to, but least I know that my script does work.

Updating the transcript and anything else from the page is still absolutely fine, I cannot do this. --SlashMe (talk) 15:56, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Ok, seems to work. If you want, you can continue updating, but my script should do this automatically within ~1 minute while I'm online. And if I'm not, it should catch up later. --SlashMe (talk) 16:09, 2 May 2013 (UTC)
GREAT, it's really working. My computer is online 24/7 (but not me). Since updates should be done in time maybe my computer is the better machine for your script. I am on Linux and a cron job is downloading at 00,05,20,35,50 each hour, just in case the update frequency will change again. --Dgbrt (talk) 16:31, 2 May 2013 (UTC)
Might be, but I have a folder full of scripting stuff, and I would have to tidy up all that to get the important lines. And I'm not really in the mood for that. ;-) Maybe I will come back to this later. --SlashMe (talk) 16:52, 2 May 2013 (UTC)


Thank you for your comment. The reason I said "another" river is because "another" is referencing Megan's quote that "yes. there are other rivers" - implying they have arrived at "another" river, not the one they already knew about. I put quotes because as you point out, we haven't exactly seen them come across the first river. As to the water bottle, if you want to change it to "drinking bottle", I'm fine with that. The contents being water is an assumption based on what you might expect someone to do going on a long journey. TheHYPO (talk) 20:18, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

I am not a native English speaker - so thanks for help - but I just want to be correct. And I did edit your edit...

I think a special page (i.e. "1190: Time: Pictures") with a table (description | thumb with link) or other form of separator might work. I seem to remember seeing something on using a different thumb file on a picture link. This is my first time editing wiki pages, but the thumbs and smaller images on the upload pages don't appear to be working. As a work around, I just used blind links without thumbs (e.g. :file:fname...). I can create and upload smaller pictures, but will need some help putting it all together. If this sounds good to you, give me a nod on my talk page and I'll start adding content and let the regulars help straighten it out. Also, am I doing something wrong on the uploads or is it just not working? Galois (talk) 23:52, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

I'm also relatively new to wiki edits, but I'm a programmer, Linux expert (and more OS's) and also the admin for the wiki at my company. Thumbnails do not work because of a bug in the configuration or missing capabilities at the hoster. I will try to talk to the admins here, maybe I can help. --Dgbrt (talk) 16:33, 6 June 2013 (UTC)

Redirections, and incomplete explanations

Hello there, and thank you for your work! :-)

One technical thing that you should note, when you create pages that should redirect directly to a newly created explanation page (for example 332 to redirect to 332: Gyroscopes), use the redirection syntax which goes like this: #REDIRECT [[332: Gyroscopes]]

You've done it right for 447 / Too Old For This Shit or 531 / Friends for instance, so try to do it all the time, instead of leaving pages with only a link in it, like 332 / Gyroscopes or 311 / Action Movies. Thanks :-)

Another thing, not from me, and about content this time: Davidy22 left you a couple of message in the changes he made to the pages you created, but it's fairly possible that you didn't get them, so here they are:

Try to take that into account also...

Cheers, Cos (talk) 10:45, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Hello Cos, here some comments by me:
Redirections - I'm sorry for the missing #REDIRECT tag. I'm using often a text editor for my own copy and paste templates. I am sure I would have figured out that error today by myself. Thanks for your help!
Incomplete explanations - I will stop on this even when I think it's good idea to have a page for each comic here and work afterwards on all those incomplete ones. The pages Help:How_to_add_a_new_comic_explanation and List_of_unexplained_comics should clarify this issue. Furthermore there are many more incomplete comics not marked as incomplete so you can't find them here: Incomplete explanations. I will also send a message to Davidy22 about this.--Dgbrt (talk) 17:35, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Speaking of incomplete explanations, do you think you could help add some text to 266: Choices: Part 3 and 267: Choices: Part 4? To my knowledge, they are the only articles on the wiki without even a stub for an explanation. In addition, the other three choice articles could use some better explanations. --Oneforfortytwo (talk) 04:02, 27 June 2013 (UTC)

Ach nee,...

...schau mal einer an, noch ein Deutscher! Wollte nur mal 'nen Gruß hinterlassen... ;-) --SlashMe (talk) 21:37, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

Ich grüße zurück! I am greeting you too.--Dgbrt (talk) 14:20, 9 June 2013 (UTC)

Congratulations!

You worked on the last unexplained comic of xkcd at very much the same time that the article was created! Greyson (talk) 23:41, 18 June 2013 (UTC)

I was working at the same time to create that explanation. After trying to save I got a warning that it's already there. So I just did add my work there.--Dgbrt (talk) 10:40, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
In that case, you also created the last explanation. You two worked on the comic at essentially the same time. Greyson (talk) 18:13, 28 June 2013 (UTC)

1190:Time frame renumbering

Apologies if I created confusion, I was under the impression that davidy22 had already made the final decision to renumber the frames. I didn't know there was someone else who made the decision. Patzer (talk) 01:11, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

DgbrtBOT

It took a while for me to notice your request. I think you've been quite the active figure around the wiki, so I've added the bot to the bots group.

Keep up the work and don't burn out! lcarsos_a (talk) 16:37, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

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