User talk:No Idea If There's A Character Limit LMAO
Hey! I noticed that in your edits you mention being confused by joke tags. These tags show when a page is incomplete, so editors know where to go to contribute the most. The reason the joke is there is a running joke- when a page is created by a bot (every time basically) it adds "incomplete- created by a bot" so we edit to "incomplete- created by [something funny related to the comic]". You're doing good though, people are often too afraid to remove an incomplete tag even when the explanation is pretty good. --Mushrooms (talk) 08:55, 15 February 2023 (UTC)
I would also like to add that the Transcript is for things not otherwise in (non-graphical) text form, i.e. to describe only what is drawn/scrawled in the image itself. The Title Text is already given under the comic (in the header section above the Explanation) and so has no reason to be 'transcripted'.
I appreciate your consideration, but discussions about this (by people often far more authoritative than me, without even a username!) can be found in the Community Portal and maybe elsewhere, and a site standard has been developed and long accepted. You'll see that very few articles (if any, as there actually ought to be none) have the Title Text repeated in the Transcript, and this is the current consensus/practice/habit.
Not that I'd stop you discussing this, but I've personally re-removed the two instances you recently added, and tried to explain why I did this as I did so. If you wish to talk through this, I'm sure I (or someone else) will answer any response you wish to make, here or elsewhere. And I also do very much applaud your recent editing, in other regards. Welcome to the community! 126.96.36.199 15:29, 15 February 2023 (UTC)
As you appear to be (self-admittedly) new, you probably should stop removing the Incomplete tags altogether. Doing so is a rather advanced choice, certainly not something anyone new should do (I've been on here at least 5 years, maybe more, and I've STILL never added, adjusted, or removed the Incomplete tag. At most I might COMMENT that I think it's done). The usual cycle is to leave the tags up as a reminder - and flag - that the explanation is rather new and still in flux/adjustment, and leave it for a while. When the explanation stabilizes, someone more thorough than us checks that and THEN removes the tag (I presume). I think tags are usually removed within a week. The gag ("Added by whatever") is meaningless, don't mind it, but the tag is important and - as stated - shouldn't be removed too easily, and not so unilaterally. Just because it seems complete to one person doesn't mean someone else might not find something lacking or unclear still (for example, through discussion on one comic I once learned that "bleachers" is a North American term and someone elsewhere requested the word be clarified in the explanation, otherwise I would have found the explanation quite complete without explaining the word). Relax, and let the system keep working! :) I discovered your vanda- uh, work - when someone left a comment (currently commented out and only visible through editing) on Only Serifs trying to clarify things for you and finding no Talk Page (this) on which to talk to you. NiceGuy1 (talk) 07:22, 18 February 2023 (UTC)