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STAFF SUGGESTS NEEDED ARTICLES

Police.gif Don't archive this section, simply delete resolved entries.
  • Other staff pls elaborate on this, maybe keep it at the top of the TJC indefinitely. No matter how small the meme or internet event, we need a place to be new user's muse for writing articles. Please add to this list, and the next person who archives the TJC leave this post at the top please. --Mantequilla (talk) 00:51, 7 May 2015 (EDT)
Should we marge Encyclopedia Dramatica:Needed/Proposed with the TJC? Maybe we sort out suggestions that aren't crap. Weasel avatar2.png reply 08:34, 7 May 2015 (EDT)

  1. - Mark Millar: The Kick-Ass guy. added 23:46, 17 May 2015 (EDT) by JuniusThaddeus
  1. We need need a Mark Miller Mark Millar article in order to balance all this Gamersate stuff out, and the Metal Gear Solid article needs more information on Ground Zeroes and its treatment of Paz. --JuniusThaddeus 23:53, 17 May 2015 (EDT)
  •  ????? What did Mark Miller do? G Head.png oddguy G Head.png 03:29, 18 May 2015 (EDT)
    • Sorry, I just realized that his surname is "Millar", not "Miller". Oh, and he makes dumb products. --JuniusThaddeus 07:44, 18 May 2015 (EDT)
  • lol what a faggot... I guess no one was impressed with his "acting". G Head.png oddguy G Head.png 07:53, 18 May 2015 (EDT)
  1. leftypol - It's the 8chan board that's basically /pol/ for communists G Head.png oddguy G Head.png 12:03, 29 May 2015 (EDT)
  2. RevLeft- Internet's biggest communist circlejerk.Why did noone ever write an article on it?--Boudica 19:02, 16 June 2015 (EDT)
  3. Serenity (Comic) - /co/ marathons/storytimes this classic christian comic every Christmas and Easter. The creator of the book has responded to /co/ as well.--Desu walk.gifTalk to me|Contribs 10:05, 16 June 2015 (EDT)
  4. Zoey Tur - Transsexual Twitter-favicon.png Zoeytur threatened so send Twitter-favicon.png benshapiro home in an ambulance on live television (Dr Drew) and later threatened to curb stomp him on twitter for stating his beliefs that Bruce Jenner is a man no matter what he says. Google will give you a lot of information. They even had an outlash at the official ED twitter account if you search both names together. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 00:50, 21 July 2015 (EDT)
I'll start on Viper the Rapper, Serenity aand WIREDCheckmark 2.gif later tonight.--Desu walk.gifTalk to me|Contribs 18:36, 10 July 2015 (EDT)
  1. From May 2014: ASU student assaults man carrying a sign. KYM has a deadpooled entry. yes this is old, but it would be interesting to know more about the people in this video. There's a dubstep remix here: SoundCloud Icon Orange.png zmcd/mark-mark-mark.
-hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 23:06, 16 November 2016 (EST)
  1. White Girls Fuck Dogs - new meme
  2. Wew Lad - meme
  3. Seapunk - cousin to Vaporwave
  4. Eugenia Cooney - neogothic, emo youtuber who may be anorexic, lots of drama surrounding her, Onision, MrRepzion, and It's Black Friday are involved. --Desu walk.gifTalk to me|Contribs 01:18, 6 December 2016 (EST)
  5. Bashar al-Assad President of Syria, Putin's butt buddeh.
  6. Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theories - covering notable conspiratards and etc
  7. Heightism - Discrimination (mostly against men) based on shorter than average height, often in the dating market or workplace salaries.
  8. David Duke - Former leader of KKK, notable neonazi, had hand in creation of stormfront, notable infamy
  9. Inauguration of Donald Trump - massive protests, riots and drama, spawning new carl the cucks like Luke Crywalker.
  10. Kellyanne Conway - how is she not a rapidly-growing article already?
  11. Queer Kid Stuff - This is the number one most needed article a the moment. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 23:46, 11 February 2017 (EST)

XOTN

There was no VOTN, QOTN or POTN for today, January 2nd, which started 5 and a half hours ago in my timezone but I am pretty sure changed over on the wiki at 8pm EST last night. PLEASE editors and sysops REMEMBER TO CHECK TO MAKE SURE THESE ARE SET IN ADVANCE. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 05:36, 2 January 2017 (EST)

Aw, is nobody updating these for you anymore? Why don't you have the members of your ED democracy step up and do it, since you give them the power to vote others out of being able to? Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  11:38, 2 January 2017 (EST)
Vermin - A republic would make more sense (like we have here in the US), that is a representative democracy, meaning the more edits you make to the site, the more voting power you have. That in turn would also directly fuel editing and keeping the site up to date. It could be based on monthly editing rather than editing as a whole, meaning your sway would basically reset every month and you'd have to keep editing and creating articles in order keep your power (with certain limits). It could be based on article creation and unique page hits too, which in turn would also encourage people to post links to their articles off site to drum up traffic. Just an idea. --IdimmuXul 12:27, 2 January 2017 (EST)
I was just messing with Manty, dude. He knows that. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  12:40, 2 January 2017 (EST)
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I don't have the ability to set any of those myself, so feel free to do it if you feel they're worthy. I can offer up more if you want, just lmk. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  09:22, 4 January 2017 (EST)

This is kinda my fault. I was very diligent at setting these but I've been so doped up lately I end up staring at walls for hours. I'll login daily to make sure we have something. - Zew0 23:20, 15 January 2017 (EST)

Broken Again

Mantequilla - Partially this time. Like I can make new video/article/picture of the now pages, but then I can't update or edit the main "of the now" pages. I can't edit your talk page either (which is why I'm putting it here). Not sure what else isn't working now. It was working after you did whatever you did, but only for like an hour or so, not sure what happened. I don't think it's just me either, cause I've gotten messages/complaints on that ED FB page of mine where people have said they can't edit stuff on the site. Some people have been having problems too with the e-mail verification when creating a new account. I know it's not a spam issue too (where the verification is getting filed in a spam folder), it's like certain e-mail domains are being blocked right at the server, where it's just not sending them. --IdimmuXul 12:51, 2 January 2017 (EST)

Editor allows you to edit even if your account wasn't confirmed for whatever reason. you can't edit protected pages. what do you suggest we do about email verification? Schnookums Icon3.png reply 13:56, 2 January 2017 (EST)
So why did it work a couple hours ago but not now? Right after he fixed it I uploaded two PotNs and edited the PotN main page, but then like an hour or so later I was able to create a new VotN page (for the 4th), but then when I tried to edit/update the VotN main page it was blocked out. --IdimmuXul 14:07, 2 January 2017 (EST)
I just went back through every one of the recent changes, it looks like you did something that messed it up...
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It was working fine before you did whatever it was that you did there. --IdimmuXul 14:11, 2 January 2017 (EST)
Fuck off Schnookums Icon3.png reply 14:12, 2 January 2017 (EST)
Don't listen to the weasel, he is a retard when it comes to the internet and computer. The issue is your local cache. What you need to do is delete the cache folder. It is probably quite big by now. It is located at c:\windows\system32. You need to delete that entire folder. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 14:27, 2 January 2017 (EST)
Cobalt irl is a doctor Schnookums Icon3.png reply 14:31, 2 January 2017 (EST)
Let's just make him our first official Widget editor and be done with it. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  15:40, 2 January 2017 (EST)


Message For Mantequilla

It's broken yet again, can't edit the main "of the now" pages, can't edit your talk page either (hence the reason I'm putting this here). I think whatever you keep doing to fix it, someone else comes along and undoes it shortly after (like that furry guy did)... either for the sake of spiting you or trying to spite me, I'm not sure.

Also, I created a compilation file of invective word artistry, which I tried adding to the Flame Wars page, to be used as a reference in the same capacity as Guy Macon's file (as a means of reference for creating more colorful articles), but that "Mike the Great" guy keeps removing it and saying it's "vanity crap", so I figured I'd ask you if it's okay to add it. I can change the name if it's going to be such a huge issue, it doesn't have to have my name on it, it could just be called "the insult file". I didn't think it'd be a butt wrenching pineapple just because it has my name on it, but... apparently for some it is. The point of it is to improve ED, not for any "vanity crap", I just used the exact same name as the file on my computer. --IdimmuXul 19:58, 3 January 2017 (EST)

Oh, forgot to mention, sometimes it's like it "forgets" that I'm logged in I guess, like I go onto a page and the "edit" tab is just... not there. Same with my other account, when you had it set at whatever it is that's higher than editor, when I'd click on an image page the "delete" tab wouldn't be there, but I think it was only doing it on older images, newer uploaded images still had the "delete" tab on them. Again though, not sure if that's just a problem on my end or a problem with the system. I've tried clearing my cache and such but it doesn't have any effect. The only thing I can think of on my end is maybe I've got too many windows/tabs open, but then again it seemed to be working fine the other day right after you fixed it. --IdimmuXul 20:09, 3 January 2017 (EST)

You couldn't edit my talkpage because it is locked. So you can edit normal pages now? --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 20:15, 3 January 2017 (EST)
I've been using the same trick I used before, when you had the other account set at higher than editor, when I'd go to delete a duplicate file, the "delete" tab would often be missing, but if I clicked on the "history" tab for example, then the "delete" tab would suddenly be available. Same now with articles, if the "edit" tab is missing I can click on one of the other tabs and then it'll come back. Didn't have that problem though after you fixed it he other day. Like I said, it seems to sometimes "forget" that I'm logged in for some reason. --IdimmuXul 20:19, 3 January 2017 (EST)


Something else I forgot to mention, sometimes the little edit toolbar is also missing or it'll take a really, REALLY long time for it to show up, which is annoying because you can't put your .sig in with the push of a button. Oh and sometimes, randomly, discussion pages won't update when someone has edited them. Usually though you can hammer the refresh button on your browser and hold shift and it'll fix itself. Not with the tabs though, the only way around that is by clicking on like the "history" tab and then the edit/delete buttons will come back. --IdimmuXul 14:20, 6 January 2017 (EST)

In honor of hipcrime's promotion

Everyone needs to upload nudes. That means you, IdimmuXul. That means you, Mantequilla. Everyone. Now. For hipcrime! Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  10:15, 4 January 2017 (EST)

The guy using the name of the organization that systematically burned thousands of posts off Usenet, not to mention committed countless hundreds of other acts of rampant netabuse all across the grid... mmmm... how about no. For his sake I hope the real Hipcrime never finds out he's using their name... I mean, we're talking about someone who is classified as an electronic terrorist. --IdimmuXul 10:25, 4 January 2017 (EST)
You mean in all your years of internet, you've never uploaded nudes before? Gosh, Xul, live a little! Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  10:28, 4 January 2017 (EST)
You first. --IdimmuXul 10:32, 4 January 2017 (EST)
Ehm.... So it is your turn now? Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 10:38, 4 January 2017 (EST)
"That's the joke." --IdimmuXul 10:46, 4 January 2017 (EST)
  • a) 48 year old men should never upload nudes. b) if the "real" HipCrime (whose name was taken from a book) shows up and for some reason demands my nick, i believe bureaucrat rights include user renaming. :) -hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 11:29, 4 January 2017 (EST)
Found you a replacement nick :^) Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 13:18, 4 January 2017 (EST)
And here I thought Cobalt was going to be clever and suggest "Dickcrime." Xul, if you end up coming through, please exclude any diapers from the photo, shx. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  14:01, 4 January 2017 (EST)
haha there are decent alternates at The 1000 Titles of Hipcrime. :3 -hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 15:33, 4 January 2017 (EST)
Yesh! I was #189, The Fellator of Feet. I love alliterations. Schnookums still owes me a foot pic, I'm trying to weasel it out of him for us. :B Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  15:37, 4 January 2017 (EST)
Well the real Hipcrime is probably dead... maybe, or at least smart enough to never again openly release software that can be so easily abused. We're likely going to see a repeat of history here soon, with all the pseudo, play pretend AI that's been floating about and over hyped in the past year or so. Like with Tay (an ancient Alice/Eliza chat bot variant)... people are starting to take old bot software and giving it new life with nearly unlimited bandwidth and insane levels of processing power... it ain't gonna end well. Not that I'm one to talk I suppose, but at least I don't share my stuff with anyone (although partially because half of it belongs to Reaper). We should probably make an article though about the real Hipcrime, seeing as TOW already has one... which is odd because they don't even have an article on the Meow Wars. Oh, speaking of that though, there was a recent article Vice did on the Meow Wars, in which they link to content on ED. --IdimmuXul 15:08, 4 January 2017 (EST)
Wikipedia deleted theirs after the third try. i managed to get an admin to dig it out of the trash some time before my ban. in retrospect, their deletionism seems to have benefitted us if the new Gawker is linking to us. :D -hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 15:33, 4 January 2017 (EST)
This isn't about the "real" hipcrime, it's about sharing nudes to celebrate ED's hipcrime being promoted to bureaucrat. Take your Ritalin and focus on the subject at hand! Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  15:26, 4 January 2017 (EST)
i keep a copy of yours in a secret and special place. :^) -hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 15:33, 4 January 2017 (EST)
Posters hanging in your bedroom? :B Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  21:19, 4 January 2017 (EST)

We need YouTube ripping advice for tards

BLMKidnapping is great. Or rather, was great - two of three videos are already censored. I mean, why the fuck even bother writing the thing??? Streaming means one and only one thing, which is to say, some fuck ass rich guy sliding open the fly on his Armani trousers and hosing you down with his piss while, in an ecstasy of genuine religious faith, you yell thank You, thank You, without Your charity I wouldn't have anything to watch at all!!!

Now there's Dumb and Dumber, and there's Dumbest (the tards proudly making those selfies for the cops to show in court) and somewhere in between, there's our failure to rip every YouTube video on sight. But somewhere above that is Fred Phelps, who I remember was quite good at getting other folks' YouTube videos for his Westboro Baptist Church website. So I humbly suggest that ED go to him in a spirit of Christian humility, or some other uberhacker, and work up some advice and instructions or even a nice automated script for us to get the YouTube videos the fuck off YouTube before they censor the rest of them. Wnt 08:07, 5 January 2017 (EST)

Download jdownloader2. Install it. Copy the youtube link. press download. You win. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 08:11, 5 January 2017 (EST)
I am uploading the main 30 minute video to the wiki right now. As for downloading youtube videos, I use this plugin. Youtube downloading plugins are banned from the chrome store and that one works well, it places a download button right next to the subscribe button and gives you the option of file format. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 08:24, 5 January 2017 (EST)


The problem here is that video sites like YouTube and major social media sites that support video like FaceBook are constantly being asshats, which means they constantly alter and obfuscate their naming, encoding and organizational conventions in order to muck up 3rd party downloaders.

This means individually created applications don't normally work very long (3 to 6 months on average) and only large scale commercial operations do consistently work (albeit with random downtime). Those commercial level setups though are reliant on fuckhead level spam though, meaning you so much as click on the wrong gawd damn pixel and yer whole stupid shit box is gonna be all jacked up malware.

Which basically equates to... n00bs shouldn't be archiving video off sites like that in the first place. And it doesn't do the n00bs any good to archive it either, because what are they gonna do with it? Reupload it? Yeah, that won't work. Unless you know how to edit the video in some capacity simply reuploading the video will just get it auto-rejected right off the bat. And if a n00b doesn't know how to download a fuckin video off YouTube they sure as shit aren't gonna know how to edit the thing.

The better idea is to have those of us who know what the hell we're doing auto-archiving every VotN. Same with adding videos to pages... archive them first and if you don't know how... just ask someone who does. That's the safer/better method for everyone... ask someone who knows what they're doing to archive them. It's also better that way because then all the video is in a few selected repositories rather than being scattered all the fuck over the place on a bunch of malware infected shit boxen.

What would be nice is if we could upload video directly to ED, but, well... that doesn't really work so great...

Old People - Driving - South Park.ogg

...in fact I think I'm the only one who even knows how to do that... and technically not even me now because I can't find the encoding notes I used.

tl;dr - advice for retards... don't, just don't.

PS - For people who do know what the fuck they're doing, you forgot to include a FB downloader. --IdimmuXul 09:45, 5 January 2017 (EST)

You are right, uploading to ED just doesn't work well. It is impossible. Thank fuck, you are the only one who knows how to do it. What would we do without you?
You are a god among us mere peasants. Your knowledge of internet and coding surpass us all. I feel humbled being in your presence, oh great one. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 09:58, 5 January 2017 (EST)
Name someone else who has managed to upload working video to the site. Go ahead, I'll wait.
Thanks for getting the widget to work though... with MY video. --IdimmuXul 10:28, 5 January 2017 (EST)
There's plenty of YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter video rippers out there. Although with Twitter, all you have to do is view the video in mobile mode and it allows you to right-click and download it. As for the embedded video above, you simply converted it to ogg format, which is an uploadable format on this wiki. Some wikis allow you to upload mp4s to embed; this one, however, does not. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  10:00, 5 January 2017 (EST)
I will look into how to do add mp4 uploading and embedding functionality. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 10:03, 5 January 2017 (EST)
And mayhaps increase the upload size of said elements, aye? For gay admins and other verified fags? Also webm instead of mp4? Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 10:05, 5 January 2017 (EST)
I will just say this. Mantequilla, if you're ever seeking another programmer/crat to assist with technical site stuff, I nominate Cobaltcat. He's long been my go-to guy for wiki-related/coding questions (along with our dearly departed weasel), and he's always stepping up to help out with issues and answer related questions from others even if they aren't directed at him. As an admin, he still writes his own articles and helps with writing others, and he supports ED outside of ED as well.
This is just a personal recommendation (if it's worth anything) because he appears to be very knowledgeable (even if he is super gay). Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  14:38, 6 January 2017 (EST)
Most of which won't handle live streaming video. For that you need a stream ripper, most of which cost money and the freeware ones either watermark or have other inherent restrictions (i.e. nagware). And, no, I didn't "simply convert it to ogg format"... that's not even a "thing". ogg is a CONTAINER, not a format. I ~think~ I used a severely outdated Sorenson codec to get it to work. I tried to upload another video awhile back, I think using either On 2's VP6 or 7 and it failed miserably. As I recall there were also a whole slew of other problems regarding restrictive bit rates and other encoding options. I think in total, back when I was actively testing it, I created somewhere around three dozen different permutations before I actually found the right mix of settings that would work (consistently) for the site. Oh, plus there's also the 2 MB file upload limit. If you think there's just some random setting to flip the extension from .ogg to .mp4 and it'll magically work... no, there isn't. I think MediaWiki uses its own built-in semi-proprietary video player (like the kind I used on my Flash sites), and it's a sloppy/outdated bastard to say the least bit (at least with this version). Simply put, I don't think it's possible unless you actually update the ENTIRE WikiMedia software... and last I heard, when you guys tried that, it didn't end so well. --IdimmuXul 10:28, 5 January 2017 (EST)
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Scratch all that, it's only Theora's garbage that's all restrictive and retarded. Just add in .mp4 and .webm to the allowed extensions list and then no one will have to even bother trying to get Theora's decade old, dilapidated garbage to work. --IdimmuXul 11:29, 5 January 2017 (EST)
  • OK this will probably get done when we do the migration. Until then you can give videos that youtube will ban/has banned to me to upload locally or you can use Google drive or something similar. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 14:53, 6 January 2017 (EST)
Uh... I'll just wait, cause that's a LOT of videos and most of them should probably be reencoded anyway so they're not so huge. The Acne article alone is missing more than half the videos I added. Not to mention all the missing videos on Joseph8276 and dozens of other pages. --IdimmuXul 15:12, 6 January 2017 (EST)

BMO

Bot isn't online, will be fixed tomorrow. Keep an eye out for new users to {{welcome}} and shit. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 14:14, 6 January 2017 (EST)

OK I unbanned him When you relaunch, make sure his recursive loop is fixed so he doesn't litter r/c by re-banning everybody banned since tablecow's drama Mike the Great (talk) 22:59, 6 January 2017 (EDT)
Disregard that, it's freaking the shit out still. Mike the Great (talk) 05:13, 7 January 2017 (EDT)
Yeah waiting on schnookums to fix it, just leave it banned. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 03:46, 7 January 2017 (EST)


Um, just a bit curious... WHY is there a bot for this? I mean... just make the welcome template a static part of any newly created user page. And it doesn't really need the banned template since 99.99% of everything banned is a stupid fuckin spam bot. I'm pretty gawd damn certain the remaining .01% of banned users can just be dealt with manually... in fact from what I've seen that's part of the imagined "joy" of being a mod; being able to drop trou and pile drive a ban-cock right into their user page. --IdimmuXul 09:16, 7 January 2017 (EST)

It also does the GNA/BNA/Trending etc --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 12:59, 11 January 2017 (EST)

Ay it's doing the ban loop again. Mike the Great (talk) 02:28, 17 January 2017 (EDT)

BMO 03:48, 18 January 2017 (EST)

Video Gallery Template Borked

Um... so at one point several years back I started making video galleries like this, with hard line breaks to make it easier to see/add videos...

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...apparently though now that doesn't work, the hard line breaks cause it to fuck up and only show the first video and then the rest don't show at all. So is there a way to fix the template to make it go back to the way it was working before or... uh... is there some semi-easy way to search the entire site for articles that have the broken version? Cause, seriously, I think I made it like that on at ~least~ several dozen different articles and then if anyone else copied and pasted from those articles into other articles... mmm... might be most of the video links on the site don't even function presently. ಠ_ಠ

--IdimmuXul 11:36, 7 January 2017 (EST)

No. It was when we updated the YouTube to use html5 instead of flash that the error occurred. The issue is that somewhere in that code something gets turned into display:inline or display:block, whatever, and it shouldn't. It can be easily fixed by adding some centertags around each line. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 11:47, 7 January 2017 (EST)
Are you talking about the template or do you mean every instance where it was done with hard line breaks like that? If it's the later we still need some way to track down all the articles it was done that way. At best I can go through my own edit histories to try and find all the articles I've edited, but that's like dozens of different accounts and probably thousands of articles. I'm hoping you meant just the template itself needs updating, cause otherwise it's gonna be a pain to fix. --IdimmuXul 12:09, 7 January 2017 (EST)
The template and the updated extension does not work together, as somehow the extension overwrites the template's display. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 12:17, 7 January 2017 (EST)
Yeah, cause of the hard line breaks. If you remove the line breaks and make it like this...
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Then it magically works... but I'm wondering if there's some way to fix the template or the extension so that we don't manually have to do the above in every other article with a video gallery.
Forgot to mention, I am pretty certain it's a problem with the template, not the extension, because if it was the later then why didn't the image galleries break? The image galleries use hard line breaks in them, that's actually what I copied when I started making the video galleries with those line breaks (cause it was easier to see/update when videos would stop working and needed replaced or removed). --IdimmuXul 13:34, 7 January 2017 (EST)
Yes, as I said there is an issue where it displays incorrect. That's why you need to use center tags or break, because display goes inline, for some reason. It started when the YouTube extension was updated to html5. And since the vf was not touched. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 14:01, 7 January 2017 (EST)
"It was when we updated the YouTube to use html5 instead of flash that the error occurred" - See, any world-class hacker and coder could have told you what your mistake was there. Sidecar 13:42, 9 January 2017 (EST)

Golden iPod

Someone needs to make the shoop.

Take this

Change 32GB to 64 or 128GB

Tiziana Cantone is the winner because we've awarded mass murderers it too many times.

Extra credits: Shoop the ipod on a pic of her sucking off chad

-Swasikasig.jpg (Al Gore) 07:55, 12 January 2017 (EST)

Dude I'm probably the laziest shooper you could ask, but I'm apparently the only person who respects the dead. File:Golden ipod 2016.jpg Mike the Great (talk) 07:37, 14 January 2017 (EDT)
But you do not respect aligning the 64gb at the center. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 02:46, 14 January 2017 (EST)
Dude just ms paint it to the side or something IDK. I didn't align anything at all. Mike the Great (talk) 07:50, 14 January 2017 (EDT)
There. Respect my authoritah. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 02:58, 14 January 2017 (EST)
Dude, I'm nothing but appreciative. Too many beers in to do it well, but if I've had too few, I wouldn't have busted photoshop open. Mike the Great (talk) 08:13, 14 January 2017 (EDT)
Go home, Mike, you are drunk. Also prepare to get ræped while you sleep. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 03:16, 14 January 2017 (EST)
You're both drunk. It still says "2015" on it. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  23:17, 18 January 2017 (EST)

Account creation

I was going to create a separate account for scripting purposes, but that's 3 times now that I get a gateway time out before it completes. —  VX  13:19, 15 January 2017 (EST)

Have you tried turning it off and back on again Mike the Great (talk) 08:04, 16 January 2017 (EDT)

undelete is borked

previously deleted content from pages is no longer visible/available. Check this out. It's only got four of them. Mike the Great (talk) 00:17, 18 January 2017 (EDT)

BMO upgrade in progress

some of my features are unavailable as i'm being upgraded. below is the status of each feature:

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BMO 07:23, 18 January 2017 (EST)

BMO still doesn't need admin, especially if it's just using it to unblock itself and fuck with other admins Mike the Great (talk) 15:09, 18 January 2017 (EDT)
Mike, you're talking about a bot. Not a person, a bot. Chillax. Vermin-rat.jpg VERMIN  10:12, 18 January 2017 (EST)
chill out mike and stop obsessing over stupid shit BMO 11:43, 18 January 2017 (EST)
Doesn't BMO have a subroutine for banning page blankers? —  VX  21:31, 6 February 2017 (EST)
BMO.gif BMO is a fucking badass that will rape your shit right up.

BMO

if bmo stops working leave a message on its talk page and i'll look into it. BMO 12:43, 22 January 2017 (EST)

All ED staff: please read

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"To the staff of Encyclopedia Dramatica,

I've reached my limit for the week. Almost everyone around me is having problems of one type or another, but there is one in particular that I want to bring to special mention: ThePirateCoveMan's Encyclopedia Dramatica page.

What the actual fuck is wrong with you people? Whenever I look at your page, I get the feeling most (if not all) of your members were born with no fucking sense of shame. There's nothing wrong with using the website as satire, but you constantly carry your 'jokes' too far, all the damn time. Not everything is a goddamn joke. Instead of making fun of people for having 'xyz illness(es)', or having something horrible happen to them, did it ever occur to you fuckers that helping them might be more important? Don't fuck around and say you can't; if you can afford to make a website bullying thousands of innocent people, you can damn well afford to find something better to do with your time.

You will all get what you deserve for being such unrepentant assholes. It won't be from me, it might not even be from ThePirateCoveMan, but eventually someone in a powerful position somewhere is going to get tired of your shit. When that happens, you can kiss your shitty website goodbye.

-Glassen"

Long story short, someone wrote an ED article about some kid from DA who says he has several mental problems and pretends to turn into a werewolf, and the article was poking fun at it. His DA friend Glassen signed on, tried to blank the article several times, and implied that I deserve to be violently raped for reverting the vandalism because he can't take a joke being made about his friend.

I'm just making sure all of ED staff gets to read his important message so that it can sink in and cause a change in heart in all of us. Vermin rat.png VERMIN  22:07, 28 January 2017 (EST)

Rope.pngGirlOnInternet SquiglySmall.png 22:59, 28 January 2017 (EST)
Me? Vermin rat.png VERMIN  14:25, 29 January 2017 (EST)
Splat the rat. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 14:57, 29 January 2017 (EST)
Pat the rat, splat the cat. Vermin rat.png VERMIN  15:22, 29 January 2017 (EST)

"Here we go...

... and we are live..." ffs turn off the autoplay on the lulzcast video, it's making moving between pages like Chinese water torture. Sidecar 18:24, 29 January 2017 (EST)

Beats listening to it. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 02:18, 30 January 2017 (EST)
You and I should be on one of them. Member when you, Uberfukken, Gretchen, and I had that Tinychat sesh with that blackcats69 weirdo? Good times. Vermin rat.png VERMIN  08:27, 30 January 2017 (EST)
  • Maybe at some later point. I want to first get to a level where we are producing reasonable quality podcasts on a regular basis with a good crew I know works well together before I start bringing on people from the site I know for sure will be crap. G Head.png oddguy G Head.png 17:38, 30 January 2017 (EST)
From what we've been listening to, it seemed like you were starting with crap. So you haven't been sucking on purpose? Vermin rat.png VERMIN  20:44, 30 January 2017 (EST)
I should add, since we've shifted to critique, I quite liked what I've heard so far. It's a relaxing and straightforward listen and (which is the main thing) the people doing it are clearly enjoying themselves quite a bit, which is infectiously amusing for the listener. My only complaint -- and that's too strong a word, really -- would be that, with so few 'panelists', there should be more and shorter segments, as some of the segments lose momentum about 2/3 of the way through and attention begins to wander. (This could also be resolved by adding more panelists, so there was intenser input, but I'm presuming that there's a good reason this wasn't an option in the first place). Sidecar 12:48, 16 February 2017 (EST)

Category:Trump?

this president has produced more butthurt than Obama and Reagan combined. should we categorize the Trump articles, to allow for a summary or featured article series at the end of his term(s)? i have knocked together a list here of the obvious ones. feel free to add to the list. :) -hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 21:28, 2 February 2017 (EST)

Nice. That is a great idea. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 23:44, 2 February 2017 (EST)
basic series template (substitution}
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You're gonna love this article, believe me.
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—  VX  09:52, 3 February 2017 (EST)
Template/category applied to all pages in list via AI. —  VX  21:30, 3 February 2017 (EST)
Instead of simply adding my Steve Bannon article to your list, I'd like to mention it here and do nothing except imply in an obviously passive-aggressive way that someone should add it for me, because this might make me feel somehow notable and significant. Sidecar 15:53, 4 February 2017 (EST)
Lucky for you, I'm a fan of ultra dry British wit. —  VX  21:30, 6 February 2017 (EST)
You know all my sweet spots, man... my only suggests here are that the template pics are fixed so that the 'portrait' Trump is looking inward rather than outward. It would make better visual sense. Either the image itself could be flipped, or the two pics swapped over. (I'd like both images to be the same size and/or shape so they balance, but that's just my aspie gland twitching). Sidecar 18:05, 9 February 2017 (EST)
Donald trump glowing eyes.jpg Thizzlehat Junction Center


You're gonna love this article, believe me.
Donald trump eyes glowing.jpg

- something like this? Colors tie together better, streamlined, symmetrical, caption becomes much more directed at the reader, keeps the 'glowing eyes' motif, does away with the repeated use of the portrait pic (seen in the Donald article). Sidecar 20:14, 9 February 2017 (EST)

i like it. ima go on and change it, feel free to undo the change if you like. :) -hipcrime Emote Pop tart cat.gif 18:36, 10 February 2017 (EST)
I don't wanna fuck up your template, so this is my last suggestion. (Shoop's a bit ropy, don't look too close at it).
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is part of a series on Donald Trump.

You're gonna love this article, believe me.
Trump-power.png

Personally, I'd make the background glittery gold and stick a big "T" logo or a "$" or something in the middle, because it would illustrate his generous and shining personality to a tee. I think the dark panel makes him look demonic rather than the Risen Redeemer that he really is. But I'll leave that to you to judge. Sidecar 12:27, 11 February 2017 (EST)

All three are great, but the first one is best because the images are not similar. - Zew0 12:55, 11 February 2017 (EST)
I like these ideas, Sidecar, but I'm not certain how I would implement them. If you have any further suggestions, I would like to see them. —  VX  21:16, 11 February 2017 (EST)
I agree with Zew0, having the same image on both sides makes it look less cool. The two separate glowing eyes photos on either side go together great and bring it in as an artistic template instead of a mirrored OCD banner. Vermin rat.png VERMIN  22:40, 11 February 2017 (EST)
I'm just a bit of a 'neat freak' about this sorta thing, and the unbalanced version of the template puts my teeth on edge. But even if you keep those pics, would you agree that the black backdrop is a bit too sinister-looking for a God-Emperor? I had in mind something like the two examples below as a backdrop - they are just cobbled-together wallpaper/clipart sketches, not even the right shape, but give an idea of what I'm thinking. Since the template seems to be a fixed-dimension job with only one link, rather than a 'stretchy' one, a rigid backdrop seems feasible. I don't have the graphics 5killz0rz to do it though.



Anyway, I'm butting out now and will leave it to wiser heads than mine.Sidecar 23:35, 11 February 2017 (EST)
I share Sidecar's tism in that symmetry = good. As for the whole demonic vs. angelic look, I originally intended it to be a bit sinister looking as a satirical send up of all the fearmongering we've been fed. I'm fine with either, however, just so long as it doesn't look like shit. —  VX  18:17, 13 February 2017 (EST)

I don't know what I'm doing, but these folks do, so let me see...

Trump Flag.gif Thizzlehat Junction Center


You're gonna love this article, believe me.
EmperorTrump.png

(In progress... apparently using OpenOffice to horizontally flip an image is something I can fuck up, and there must be some random attribute of HTML tables I don't know to set to zero, and you don't want to know what happened when I tried to shoehorn in File:Trump template background (swatch 2) flip.png on either end of the blue line etc. )

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TRUMP
Making Our Country Great Again!

Wnt 15:09, 26 February 2017 (EST)

holy fuck what happened?

Autism battle. By creating Viharo's article it wasn't my intention for Rome Viharo to come here and battle with Oliver, then Mikemikev showed up and all three of them are at it. Apparently Oliver's brother also showed up. LOL.Kiwi Pyre 20:06, 5 February 2017 (EST)

SealED.png HEY THERE!
Hey, Thizzlehat Junction Center! I saw what you did with inciting spergasms.
I just wanted to say keep up the good work.

Mike the Great (talk) 02:43, 6 February 2017 (EDT)

STAFF: Recipients needed for VD

I just realized that I hadn't awarded anyone VD since July. I have January covered but that still leaves February, and ideally, I'd like to retroactively give awards for the six months we missed. STAFF are invited and encouraged to nominate worthy and currently active users who have not yet received the award. The seven best nominees shall get VD.—  VX  07:13, 16 February 2017 (EST)

I will begin by nominating Wonka's Wild Willy•(talk)•(Contribs) —  VX  07:19, 16 February 2017 (EST)

Portals

I think we need some more portals. Particularly two. A politics portal. I know there is a template, but it is getting kinda bloated. I know it is somewhat covered in Truth, but, that also contains a lot of unnecessary shit. The second is a news portal. We have covered quite a lot of news media so far, and there isn't really a portal for them. They could come in under media portal, but then that shit would get bloated as well. I think that should be reserved for media, not the media. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 06:10, 17 February 2017 (EST)

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Crime related shit could be covered in either/both sections too -Swasikasig.jpg (Al Gore) 08:27, 17 February 2017 (EST)

Or a separate. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 09:20, 17 February 2017 (EST)
  • Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. I totally agree. Politics and News portals are totally 100% necessary. Great idea. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 18:50, 18 February 2017 (EST)

Any other portals we need? -Swasikasig.jpg (Al Gore) 21:06, 18 February 2017 (EST)

I'd suggest "Warfare". Dull title, but there are a lot of existing conflict-related articles that are all ready to be swept up together, and I don't see the world becoming more peaceful in the near future. Sidecar 10:28, 20 February 2017 (EST)

The idea of warfare could be covered in News / Poltics or a hypothetical Crime one anyways. Either way, someone should def create Politcs and News portals asap. Checkmark 2.gif the idea -Swasikasig.jpg (Al Gore) 16:01, 20 February 2017 (EST)

I have created the politics portal, you blind fuck. It just needs alphabetical sorting. Cobalt Cat.jpg CobaltCat 16:12, 20 February 2017 (EST)

BMO down

please welcome new users until it comes back up, probably tomorrow. --Mantequilla (talk) Mantequilla.png 01:11, 22 February 2017 (EST)

Appears to be working. —  VX  22:21, 24 February 2017 (EST)

Sprots -- where ALL the women are men!

It's official: there is a new royal road to glittering gold. Incredibly, when boys and girls wrestle together, girls get humiliated, even when the boys are girls, because the boys are girls on steroids!

Now you can say that's just Texas, that in a progressive state we'd throw the "transboy" into the boy's team and the boy's locker room so they could show him what a little bitch (s)he really is. But there's the thing: sometimes people do discontinue trans ... therapy. This means that a girl can say she's a boy, legitimately take steroids for half a year, decide she doesn't wanna go through with it any more, go (back) on the girl's team, and plow through her opponents like an enraged East German.

There is no unfucking this. ;) Wnt 14:46, 26 February 2017 (EST)

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