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Shame not more are also editing (but it's a volunteer thing of course). —[[User:Magic Mage|<font color="dark"><b>M</b></font><font color="darkred">agic</font> <font color="dark"><b>M</b></font><font color="darkred">age</font>]] ([[User_talk:Magic_Mage|<font color="red">talk!</font>]]) 12:07, 15 December 2013 (UTC)
 
Shame not more are also editing (but it's a volunteer thing of course). —[[User:Magic Mage|<font color="dark"><b>M</b></font><font color="darkred">agic</font> <font color="dark"><b>M</b></font><font color="darkred">age</font>]] ([[User_talk:Magic_Mage|<font color="red">talk!</font>]]) 12:07, 15 December 2013 (UTC)
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==Please do not add things like this==
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*[http://wiki.mtgsalvation.com/index.php?title=List_of_Magic_slang&diff=118027&oldid=117374 this]
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Troacctid has done a good job of maintaining the article, keeping in what is appropriate and keeping out what is not and rewriting it in a reasonable and readable way.
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Cheers. —[[User:Magic Mage|<font color="dark"><b>M</b></font><font color="darkred">agic</font> <font color="dark"><b>M</b></font><font color="darkred">age</font>]] ([[User_talk:Magic_Mage|<font color="red">talk!</font>]]) 13:55, 1 February 2014 (UTC)

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  • User talk:Hunter61/Archive 1 (2006–2012)

Archiving

I've archived years of talk. Hopefully, you won't mind that I've done so.

Hunter61, who are you on the MTGS Forums? We're trying to arrange so that you can access (more) subfora. Thanks! --Magic Mage (talk) 01:47, 1 September 2012 (EDT)

My reply to your reply that you left on my talk page is on my talk page. Apologies for any inconvenience. I'll try to have SOPs and stuff in place, hopefully with input from colleagues. --Magic Mage (talk!) 07:36, 4 September 2012 (EDT)
Whoops. Sarnath'd, I guess. --Magic Mage (talk!) 07:39, 4 September 2012 (EDT)

thanks

How good is it when a sysop is welcoming bots left and right? That's what I get for trying to bite more than I can chew... thanks for the catch though - votan (talk) 11:03, 4 September 2012 (EDT)

MM's Time off

I'm still a little rusty, but I'll do what I can :) Anything you need, let me know - votan (talk) 13:02, 4 September 2012 (EDT)

It seems that I'm not completely on break. Bugger. I will be, and hope that the fort is well held. I have faith in you, [my child(ren) (I'm joking)]. --Magic Mage (talk!) 12:10, 5 September 2012 (EDT)

Reference templates

{{DailyRef}}. The usage is explained there. :)

Apologies about the late reply to the issue raised before. --Magic Mage (talk!) 07:47, 24 September 2012 (EDT)

To block?

  • User:ShayfbmfesgbmsMolinelli
  • User:Stwilford62
  • User:Cjolynn96
  • User:Andygitlyer
  • User:Egowin66
  • User:KermitJhg
  • User:Elise9
  • User:StrongRocks
  • User:MackMby

Hello. Kraken Chowder 101 (talk) 05:13, 4 October 2012 (EDT)

We need to talk

Standardization. --Magic Mage (talk!) 12:53, 31 October 2012 (EDT)

RE: Category names

Please understand that, whilst convenient, it is worth noting, in category names, things that are real world and things that are of Magic, the game of Magic, or the storylines of Magic.

There are deprecated categories that I was to phase out but can no longer do so. These include [Affiliations, Category:Magic storyline planes/Category:Planes (for Category:Magic planes, considering the overlap and the lack of exclusivity between game and storyline planes, and the fact that this is a far too subtle point to need such distinction).

With respect to categorisation, unless you guys don't care too much about it, draft up something regarding standards and promote good (and non-ugly) coding.

Cheers. --Magic Mage (talk!) 14:18, 20 January 2013 (UTC)

Categories and character stubs

Seriously, why did you undo all my categorisation work? It all seems really foolish and bull-/pig-headed, especially without justification.

If you were the person at the top of the chain making the decision to, well, screw things up, I'd like you to explain why you did what you did from January onwards. If you were going to make such a change that negatively affected the wiki, the reasons for which aren't clear or readily discernible, it might have been good to explain yourself. --Magic Mage (talk!) 15:27, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

Also, why have you undone the merges? The site never needed, does not need, and will not need literally thousands of stubs that won't get any longer on characters.
Admittedly, I overlooked the fact that you probably didn't think long and hard before you did and do things but now it's impossible to find characters, for example, from similar storyline arcs or to read through all of them in as short a time as possible ('cause finding is now via the massive and massively nonspecific category "Characters", sifting takes forever, and clicking/closing/switching tabs takes another eternity).
On the plus side, well, at least we sort of had autoregistering users under control. --Magic Mage (talk!) 15:31, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
Here's an extract from WP:
"Every Wikipedia page should belong to at least one category. (However, there is no need to categorize talk pages, redirects, or user pages, though these may be placed in categories where appropriate.) In addition, each categorized page should be placed in all of the most specific categories to which it logically belongs. This means that if a page belongs to a subcategory of C (or a subcategory of a subcategory of C, and so on) then it is not normally placed directly into C. For exceptions to this rule, see Non-diffusing subcategories below." [Source] --Magic Mage (talk!) 17:59, 3 May 2013 (UTC)
Wikipedia:Overcategorization is also a good read. I should review it soon too. --Magic Mage (talk!) 18:00, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

Guild Champions

Good work setting up the Ruric Thar page. Think we can make a project of getting all the guild champions in? I can handle uploading the art and filling out the main body if you can get the character boxes and references set up.Barinellos (talk) 04:01, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

Yes, we can do that --Hunter61 (talk) 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

Slivers/Trivia

Has that been updated for M14? InThePeachGarden (talk) 15:59, 22 August 2013 (UTC)

  • No, you can do it if you want --Hunter61 (talk) 19:47, 22 August 2013 (UTC)

Theros material

Hi Hunter,

As you seem to be the most active of all the users and, indeed, sysops of the wiki, I thought I might make this suggestion to you. As things such as trivia (e.g., reprinted cards) are things that are going to be readily searchable, these things can probably take a back seat as things such as official storyline or setting stuff from dailymtg.com (e.g., "Planeswalker's Guide, Pt. 3") or MaRo's design columns are added.

Having gone back and searched for good sources or specific articles to fill out and support statements, I know it's a real pain in the butt to not have done this as things are made known (even if it's relatively dull, routine, and time-consuming; but, they do say a stitch in time saves nine!).

Just a thought. If you have thoughts of you own, I'd be glad to hear them. :)

Magic Mage (talk!) 10:36, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

Just a 'nice job'

Nice job on editing and maintaining the wiki.

Shame not more are also editing (but it's a volunteer thing of course). —Magic Mage (talk!) 12:07, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

Please do not add things like this

For instance,

Troacctid has done a good job of maintaining the article, keeping in what is appropriate and keeping out what is not and rewriting it in a reasonable and readable way.

Cheers. —Magic Mage (talk!) 13:55, 1 February 2014 (UTC)