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:see the guidelines for what does or does not constitute trivia.
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:gay turians - or LGBT incidences, as a whole - aren't exactly noteworthy occurrences in or out of universe. the attitude there is "big deal, so what?" therefore, not trivia. 16:20, May 7, 2017 (UTC)
:gay turians - or LGBT incidences, as a whole - aren't exactly noteworthy occurrences in or out of universe. the attitude there is "big deal, so what?" therefore, not trivia. 16:20, May 7, 2017 (UTC)
::False! First in-universe, deside the Asari and the player (either Shepard/Ryder) there never been any example of homosexuality among the other species. The game make it clear that all species are attracted to the Asari and to the best of my knowledge we had seen only one example of human-male homosexuality, Steve and his husband. So I would argued showing two males Turian who could be LGBT would be noteworthy because it wasn't until Mass Effect 3 that male Shepard had gay romance options (Steven and Kaidan) which was a retcon. I mean it seem for the most part, other than the Asari the species mate with their own species. Other than the Asari and the player, again we had never seen a human/turian couple, a human/salarain couple, a human/krogan couple, a turian/quarian couple, etc.
--[[User:Allen Knott|Allen Knott]] ([[User talk:Allen Knott|talk]]) 16:32, May 7, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott

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Do you have a reason for reverting this change? You didn't give one in your edit summary. Mikali Homeworld (talk) 13:31, January 9, 2017 (UTC)

Mass_Effect_Wiki:Manual_of_Style#Codex_Articles T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 14:06, January 9, 2017 (UTC)
Is there a better place to put the image? Mikali Homeworld (talk) 16:57, January 9, 2017 (UTC)
it's fanmade. generally speaking, none that absolutely require it. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 17:01, January 9, 2017 (UTC)

Fandom Partners with EA for Mass Effect Andromeda


As you may or may not know, Fandom has a partnership with Electronic Arts. Due to the upcoming release of Mass Effect Andromeda, EA is offering to supply our design team with visual assets. The purpose is to use them to provide Mass Effect Wiki with a new logo, background, and other design features. The main impact of these 'spiffs' as we call them, are generally seen on the MainPage but can occasionally include new pages such as our Instant Expert or Getting Started guides. We do our best to seek community approval before the new designs are implemented.

Please respond and let us know if you and your community would be interested in our help with a visual update. We would do our best to make sure it reflects the upcoming game as much as possible without losing the features you feel are most important to your users. Our most recent admin and community collaborations can be seen at the Deus Ex Wiki and Civilization Wiki. I will personally be here to help answer questions or concerns, and of course, to help with editing once the game is released.

On a side note - what is the video policy here? I looked at some of the editing policies that were community specific and I did not see it. I only noticed that your community isn't using them. An explanation or a link to the actual policy would be appreciated.

Please let me know soon! Thanks. Pinkachu @fandom (talk) 18:59, January 10, 2017 (UTC)

hi, i've sent out some messages to the other guys if they have anything to suggest. off the top of my head i can only think of the main page to focus on as its layout hasn't been updated for a very long time, due to reasons.
in terms of visual assets, it would be nice to have a couple of (very) high-resolution/high-quality images and icons. the andromeda items we currently have i only ripped from the existing trailers since there aren't any other (legit) sources available.
the video policy can be summed up as "thanks, but no thanks." using videos was decided against early on because of quality concerns (and because almost all of them featured irrelevant gameplay elements and/or some guy's shepard or another - in violation of canon concerns). pictures are much easier to manipulate. file usage on the wiki is prescribed here: MEW:Files Guideline. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 20:41, January 10, 2017 (UTC)
PS also if you know who manages the MEWiki twitter please remind them to resume updating - none of us have access to it. thanks.
I don't have much to add to what he said. Main page needs an update for sure. Looks like the two examples given have a "featured" area at the top which links to the latest game. I think that's a good idea for us. I also like the Civ wiki's tab solution for the previous games -- pretty slick.
High-res images are always welcome, preferably without watermarks. The link to the section on our video policy is here. Trandra (talk) 15:44, January 13, 2017 (UTC)

Hello! After a discussion with relative staff regarding the redesign of your main page, I had a question regarding the current navigation/content area. We want to design something for you that eliminates the box of massive links, and combines it with the icon section - but still makes the most important information readily available to your users. The tabbed box from Civilization Wiki is certainly a possibility but there is another example you might like even better. Take a look at the top navigation box at Dragon Age Wiki. This is also something we could easily accomplish and it is visually appealing. We have high rez images we can use for this.
Do us a favor, and take another look, this time at all three examples and let us know which feature you like the most on any of them. Once we have this information, we will work on a mock-up that we can then share with you. Thanks! Pinkachu @fandom (talk) 23:28, January 27, 2017 (UTC)


Hello! Is there any policy regarding non-registered user contributing to this wiki? As per Kallini:_Ardat-Yakshi_Monastery history page it seems so. Can you give the reason why you reverting it again and again? I just documented as it happened ingame. 15:49, February 2, 2017 (UTC)

there -is- a policy against using another IP address to circumvent your block. there -is- a policy against editwarring which you are keen to do so despite the numerous warning reverts. there -is- a policy to discuss issues on talkpages instead of engaging in edit warring.
this is your final warning to take the hint and read up on the guidelines. you have no excuse for not doing so, it is linked literally on your talkpage and on the top navigation bar.
now, your changes are always undone because they're unnecessary and irrelevant to the acquisition section. that is strictly for how the mission is acquired and nothing else. there's already a note right below explaining what's what. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 16:04, February 2, 2017 (UTC)


Do you think we should go ahead and make a page for Jaal or wait until they explicitly say he's a squadmate? Devs have acknowledged him and the Funko pop model of him. TheUnknown285 (talk) 23:24, February 12, 2017 (UTC)

not yet "formally" acknowledged. something like, yes, "meet jaal your new squadmate" etc. first. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 23:31, February 12, 2017 (UTC)

He's confirmed as a squadmate now: [1] TheUnknown285 (talk) 17:24, February 23, 2017 (UTC)

treebeard has a saying: don't be hasty. 17:29, February 23, 2017 (UTC)

Why revert?

Why did you revert changes to the races stuff? Gave no reason, can't think of a good reason myself —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 480083‎ (talk · contr).

poor grasp of wiki styling and formatting. unexplained removal of design elements. presumptuous categorization. the articles you modified are organized along the lines the prior trilogy categorized them. andromeda isn't even out yet. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 10:59, February 22, 2017 (UTC)

I understand your revision of my Jaal edit some days past - that was a f***-up. Just wondering what's wrong with the Jarun Tann picture? Dajax02 (talk) 20:10, March 2, 2017 (UTC)

A little too big? Dajax02 (talk) 20:13, March 2, 2017 (UTC)
read the files guideline. TL;DR: no jpegs. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 20:16, March 2, 2017 (UTC)
Missed that; sorry. Correcting it. Dajax02 (talk) 20:17, March 2, 2017 (UTC)
also, proper categorization. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 20:18, March 2, 2017 (UTC)
Will do. Dajax02 (talk) 20:21, March 2, 2017 (UTC)
my bad for the message chain, busy doing something else. last reminder is to have it at least 1080p. youtube vids even offer 4k, half that should be minimum when concerning MEA. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 20:24, March 2, 2017 (UTC)
Should be corrected now. Maybe the old picture should be deleted? Dajax02 (talk) 20:31, March 2, 2017 (UTC)

Community Council

Hey Temporaryeditor78. I'm Brandon from Fandom's Community Support team. As the most active admin here on Mass Effect Wiki, I'd like to invite you to join our Community Council. This is the group where we post features and announcements early to collect early user feedback that helps shape what the final product looks like. We think you'd be a great fit, and there's a project I'd love to talk to you about once you're in the Community Council. Would you be interested? If so, I can email you more information about how to join, using the email address in your Fandom account. Let me know on my talk page or via email ( Thanks! - Brandon Rhea@fandom(talk) 22:59, February 23, 2017 (UTC)

  • Hey Temporaryeditor78. Following up here. Are you interested in joining? Let me know! - Brandon Rhea@fandom(talk) 19:52, February 24, 2017 (UTC)

I would highly suggest looking over Temp's talk page about his history of banning people without warning, almost never giving a description or reason for his edits or reverts, and his blatant abusive, flaming, trolling behavior towards others. Please look at his talk page from last year or the year before as well as his edit history. He is terrible to this community.


Hey, just wondering if we had any templates for the ME:A stuff yet like adversaries, planets, etc.? Also, what's the template to rename? Isn't it move? Muchas gracias. TheUnknown285 (talk) 04:22, March 1, 2017 (UTC)

it's {{{Move|newpagename|reasons}}}. the only templates thus far are for spoilers, weapons and the discovery comic as 1) they were borne out of necessity and 2) the datasets bioware provided on them can stand on their own. 10:40, March 1, 2017 (UTC)
Alright. I'm almost done adding enemies (at least the ones we've seen so far), so let me know when the enemies template is done and I'll add it to the pages. TheUnknown285 (talk) 16:47, March 2, 2017 (UTC)

Andromeda Galaxy Page

I was going to create a page for the Andromeda Galaxy but notice you had deleted two previous articles for "jumping the gun." Is it time yet to make an article? I wanted your blessing first before I made an article. TheUnknown285 (talk) 19:01, March 3, 2017 (UTC)

Habitat Pages

So are we making pages for the Habitat pages besides 7? We have a couple of lines for each but didn't know if that was sufficient. Also worried they will have their own names (I suspect H1 is Elaaden). TheUnknown285 (talk) 01:28, March 7, 2017 (UTC)

probably not yet. as you pointed out there's a possibility of overlap, there's only a bunch of lines about them already covered by the verbatim blurbs, and as we will probably see later the briefing images are hilariously out of date with the real deal. 06:41, March 8, 2017 (UTC)

Andromeda Trophies

Just came out. I would've tested it out myself, but I figured you'd might have better experience in making an article about them. [2]--Observer Supreme 23:03, March 8, 2017 (UTC)

If you have any doubts to the veracity of that list, Mike Gamble tweeted to avoid reading the achievements list if you want to avoid spoilers. Ian Frazier retweeted that warning. To me, that indicates that the list Observer Supreme linked (which thus far is the only I've seen) is correct. TheUnknown285 (talk) 14:50, March 9, 2017 (UTC)

telling people not to read something isn't an admission that that something is true. establishing the latter is still a different matter. ask any lawyer and i ain't even one. 23:12, March 9, 2017 (UTC)
Even if not yet confirmed, it's a good base for a sandbox (just to be ready when MEA comes out). However, it's for someone who is not afraid of Spoilers (which I'm not!).--DeldiRe (talk) 13:02, March 10, 2017 (UTC)

Modernizing the wiki

You mentioned on my talk page about Wikia modernizing the wiki from under the hood, I assume it's something to do with using their new portability markup to update our templates to be mobile friendly? If that's the case, there's plenty of work to update our templates, especially the infoboxes, to the new markup (I've been reading this). But by the looks of it, this will alter the design of our infobox in order to port over to the new markup.  teugeneTalkContr 08:11, March 10, 2017 (UTC)

tried giving that a go back when it was new but i simply hadn't the time to think on it more. fishtank did a runthrough on some of our templates, i get the basic logic of what he's doing (which apparently retains much of our design choices), although i've no idea if he's finishedT̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 13:35, March 11, 2017 (UTC)
Some design can be retain though it won't exactly be the same. Some CSS are not possible with the current structure. Not that it is a bad thing but moving ahead, it means we have to think simpler infoboxes design... especially when MEA releases. I'm experimenting with the markup myself and see what I can achieve.  teugeneTalkContr 15:08, March 11, 2017 (UTC)

Mind if I jump in here? Some of the more interesting CSS is actually possible, such as Template:Adversary (Draft) and Template:Weapon (Mass Effect 3) (Draft). Some of it has less to do with CSS and more to do with how the data is structured, like the multiple levels at Template:Weapon_(Mass_Effect_2) in "Damage Multipliers". And some are more data presentation oriented, like the lifebars (which, for maximum accessibility, should have a text alternative ). I've got quite a few drafts at Special:Insights/nonportableinfoboxes that are ready to go. Sorry that I haven't been communicating as much as I could be, but I wanted to make sure these were just right before I reached out. FishTank @fandom (wall) 16:33, March 13, 2017 (UTC)

Hey there! Thanks for the work you've done. From what I can see, it looks good and ready to go! I could learn some a thing or two from you! Will you be working on other templates in the future as well?  teugeneTalkContr 06:54, March 14, 2017 (UTC)
And while we are on the topic, what do you think about using Modules to simplify certain templates, especially the unwieldy ones with sub-templates?  teugeneTalkContr 07:04, March 14, 2017 (UTC)
Thanks! My intention was to cover the infoboxes that cover more than 100 articles and consult on (or migrate) any new ones you need for Andromeda (including a new theme for the MEA infoboxes). There are a few more I can do quickly and easily, as they use your existing theme (I called it Theme1, but it's based on galaxy-details and I didn't want to override or misname it). I'd rather reserve Lua / Module use for when it's really needed; in some cases it can have key benefits, but in others it's "just another language to learn" and I don't want to leave you with something you can't maintain. FishTank @fandom (wall) 19:19, March 14, 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for the assistance. We will adjust/rename the theme if needed as we go along. As for the Modules, one of the particular application in mind is to simplify the PowerDetails value inside the adversary templates.  teugeneTalkContr 10:14, March 15, 2017 (UTC)


Is anything seen in actual, verifiable footage of Andromeda fair game to add to pages, or are we restricted to only official videos as srouces until launch day? I found a few spoilery details I want to add that come from a journo with the review code. Also, how will the early access trial on Thurs be handled? Add everything I see or hold off? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 22:52, March 14, 2017 (UTC)

for now, journalistic outlets (ign, gamespot etc) yes. random schmucks no. vids uploaded by anyone after early access, yes, but priority sourcing from news sources.
referencing required for everything until about a week or so after launch when everybody can roughly discern obvious bullshit from real news. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 00:33, March 15, 2017 (UTC)

Question continued

Sorry about the separate section, I'm trying avoid triggering this filter that keeps blocking me from commenting on your page. It says it detected a slur but I don't know how.

I was going to ask if my source qualified as a journalist outlet but you approved an anon's edit to the Ark page that came from the same source, Video Game Sophistry. If you approve, I want to add more details from that source, some planets seen on the galaxy map and two things about the quarians and krogan. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 09:39, March 15, 2017 (UTC)

sorry about the slur filter lel. that one came from me above and the filter so happens to be very restrictive (it doesn't discern between text already in the page and your reply, so everything gets blocked at submit). issue will resolve on its own for you in a few days or so.
i took a quick look at the vid's maker, doesn't appear to be some random leaker, so it's fair game. 09:47, March 15, 2017 (UTC)

Cool, boss. And boy was that filter pesky. Tried to post hours ago but no matter how often I reworded my comment I kept getting blocked. It even happened when I tried making a new section so I gave up until now. The second half of my sig describes the frustration I felt. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 09:54, March 15, 2017 (UTC)

Regarding my edits to the Nexus page, I got two different spoiler videos that confirm my edit regarding Tiran Kandros as leader of the Nexus militia but cannot into wikia so I don't know how to make that little number box that links to the source. Here are the links though, the time is when in the video he confirms his identity and title, the info about Tann should be in those videos soon and I'll get you the exact time he appears ASAP.

If you pm me with the wiki code I need to cite these sources I will take care of the re editing for you. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Illusive Man 2 (talk · contr).

just put in the source in the edit summary box. this close to release we can't have people claiming all sorts of things without evidence to back it up as the public can't yet verify for themselves.
speaking of which, there was no reference to tiran being nyreen's brother in both your vids. speculation, not allowed. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 01:06, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

Speaking of Tiran, could you remove the block from creating that page. TheUnknown285 (talk) 01:46, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

i don't want to deal with HURR NYREEN BRODER IZ CANNON edits while the game isn't out for the masses. no. making it available sooner (a few days after launch), probably. 03:11, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

Credits List

So, while searching for ME:A music, I found what appear to be the closing credits for the game. It's weird that someone has already seen them given that most of the playthroughs thus far are capped at a certain level. But they certainly look legit. Do you think it's okay to fill in the voice actors for roles that we're still missing like Kesh, Addison, etc.? TheUnknown285 (talk) 01:57, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

leak from random schmuck. nope. 03:11, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

Heads up about minor edit to CSS

Hi. A co-worker noticed that a small bit of code on Wikia.css and Common.css was causing the wiki's logo to be pushed down a bit and be misaligned with the local navigation menu. The specific code was very old and, because the current default CSS that applies to h2 headings on articles is more specific, the removal of this snippet of code will have no effect on articles. JoePlay Fandom-Staff.png (talk) 17:11, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

i always thought it was supposed to be like that :p . never realized that even on other wikis. well, the more we know. thanks for clearing that up 17:26, March 16, 2017 (UTC)

Start of Page Header Test

Hey Temporaryeditor78!

The next stage of our Wiki Modernization project is to test the page and article headers, which you can read about here. We'll begin running this test on Thursday this week.

Like we said in the blog, here's what we'll be looking at in the test:

How do readers interact with the new headers? We'll look at the number of clicks on header links, as well as how many people use the new headers vs the old ones. What do editors think of the new design? We'll gather feedback and interaction data from you, ask follow-up questions, and do our best to understand your needs. We want a design that works well for everyone.

We want help from you and your community in figuring out if we got it right or what potential areas for improvement might be. Feel free to comment on both the reader and editor side of the header designs. We especially want to know what you think as an editor. Please leave any feedback for me here on this thread.

You are also welcome to share this information with your community, that way they are aware of the changes that have been made. Springteufel (talk) 20:50, March 20, 2017 (UTC)

ok then. i'll help spread the word once this goes live. videos are apparently live now, i'll put that on the agenda as well. 04:23, March 21, 2017 (UTC)
Great to hear, thanks! Springteufel (talk) 15:44, March 22, 2017 (UTC)

Scott & Sarah Pages

I noticed you reverted my changes on these pages. I'm not sure why because I believe the edits I made are correct. Can we discuss? AnuChemicalCo (talk) 03:08, March 24, 2017 (UTC)

So after looking at the talk page I think I understand why you did what you did. I do believe it should be specified on the page somewhere that it is just about the NPC version of the character otherwise people will confuse it like I did with the playable character.
what part of FOR THE PLAYER CHARACTER, SEE PATHFINDER RYDER plastered at the very top of the pages did you not understand? to clarify, i wasn't asking. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 03:50, March 24, 2017 (UTC)
I'm not sure why you're reacting so aggressively. There's no need to get angry, I was very polite in my comments and I feel that you are being rather rude.

Navigation Bar

Hello, I wanted to get your ideas about the top level navigation bar. I saw the blog post from you made regarding this issue and just wanted to make sure I knew what your intentions were before I continued adding content.

Do you wish to replace the game guides, as used for ME1-3, with this Super Walkthrough page? I've already setup a guide page, mission page and it looks like someone setup a combat page too. Do you want those all accessed via the Super Walkthrough page? Do you even want a guide page at all? Do you want the missions page which is used for ME1-3 to also have Andromeda missions on it? Currently the guide, mission and combat pages have no way to be accessed via the top level navigation bar, is that your intent?

I'm interested to hear your thoughts when you are able to respond. AnuChemicalCo (talk) 01:40, March 25, 2017 (UTC)

Most of my questions above have already been answered by another admin. I would still like to hear your thoughts on the Super Walkthrough page though.

AnuChemicalCo (talk) 18:04, March 26, 2017 (UTC)

apologies for the delay. dealing with some personal stuff.
the guides and the super walkthrough, despite covering similar topics, are still distinct in a way. super walkthrough is part of Fandom's deal with EA for cross-promotion purposes, and i think we're supposed to lay off changes to them until after a few weeks or so.
mind you, my initial pitch for it is to function as a sort of table of contents / portal to the guide and various andromeda concepts. we'll see after a few weeks. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 16:23, March 27, 2017 (UTC)
Okiedokie, glad I asked. Also, your signature makes it really hard to read your replies sometimes. Is there something I can do on my end to help with that? hahaAnuChemicalCo (talk) 18:47, March 27, 2017 (UTC)

Moon Template

I was going to add a page for one of the Andromeda moons and noticed that the moon template still automatically lists the galaxy as the Milky Way. It'll do this even if you specify Andromeda in the coding. Is there anyway you could update it? Thanks. (Apologies if you guys have already gotten to this as I noticed this a few days ago but got busy with other stuff and didn't contact you.) TheUnknown285 (talk) 17:03, March 27, 2017 (UTC)

This is something that is on my radar along with the other celestial templates. I'm just making sure that the parameters in those template are still relevant for Andromeda or whether a new template is needed.  teugeneTalkContr 18:21, March 27, 2017 (UTC)

Infobox & navbox naming/categorisation cleanup

Hey, haven't seen you often in recent days but if you have the time, please check out and leave your thoughts on this project.  teugeneTalkContr 10:03, March 28, 2017 (UTC)

New Bureaucrat Needed

Hey, I'm making this post on the other admins walls as well. I'd like some discussion on the forum post I made Forum:New_Bureaucrat_Needed. The wikia currently has no active bureaucrats which means no one that wants to become an admin can apply to do so. Would you be interested in taking that position? AnuChemicalCo (talk) 00:24, March 30, 2017 (UTC)

Your reason for blocking me

Hello Temporaryeditor78, on the community central wikia I got in contact with you for blocking me on this site for "war editting", I don't know if you read my reply, but I'm going to say it again here so you actually see it.

First of all, yes I did try to edit that image last year, but it was reverted for no reason given, so I figured it must have been because I was using a hd textures mod and the characters weren't in their default outfits, so okay I understand you there, last years image was a modded image and it couldn't be used as it wasn't in vanilla quality, fair dues.

But this time it wasn't a modded image it was a complete vanilla image, did you even check the image to show that it wasn't modded? The image was not modded whatsoever, it was an exact vanilla image, and I can confirm that it was in a fact a vanilla image. Your reason for blocking me is yet again false. You had no right to block me.

Also you cannot use something that happened a year ago as a reason to block me now, that just sounds so far fetched and looks like a desperate way of finding a reason to getting me blocked. You had no right to block me and your reason right there is completely untrue, the image is not modded, it is in fact vanilla, sure last years image was modded but I changed it to have full vanilla quality I even double checked to make sure none of the files in the squad selection menu were modded to be different from the vanilla ones, so by the wiki's guidelines that image was acceptable. Did you even look at the image before deciding to just go out of your own way and block me for a mistake that I made a year ago?

Also, allow me to just point something out for you since you clearly don't know what "war editing" means, war editing is where two people start undoing each other's edits back and fourth under every minute. Last year I edited it twice, but after getting reverted twice I realised that it wasn't an acceptable image so I stopped considering I KNEW it would be considered war editing. When I came back into playing ME3 again and whilst the game was still in it's vanilla state for me, I snapshot the full squad menu and go to edit what I tried A YEAR AGO with a non modded 1080p image so this time it isn't going against the wiki's guidelines as it is in vanilla quality this time and from a none modded game. Not to mention it was a different image.

My block has expired now, I hope next time you be careful with what you do on deciding just to block people whilst using far fetched evidence, because that isn't a good thing to do. Also, next time be sure to give people a warning or heads up as to what they are doing is wrong and don't just go out of your way and block them. Thank you for taking the time to read this --Kryalis (talk) 09:21, April 3, 2017 (UTC)

As someone who been block before by Temporaryeditor78, he doesn't give reason or explaining why. I had thought about seeing if we can rally support to removing him from his position.

Allen Knott, 12:11am, April 4, 2017

Reporting Allen Knott

I don't know if you are aware, but an account named Allen Knott started a petition to remove your admin status. I found out that the petition can be thrown out because it was made by a too-new account, but more importantly Allen Knott also admitted to using a second account to get around your block on his first account, which is sock puppeting and deserves a permanent block for both accounts. These are the accounts:

I'm not going to say anything to you about whether the first block of him was right or wrong, you had your reasons for doing it and I hope they were good and you can live with them and the consequences, but Allen Knott has crossed a line to get back at you and broken wiki rules. If he was was the grieved (or is it aggrieved?) party before, he isn't now. Also I'm pissed off now that I got involved, it's all a bad experience. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 21:06, April 6, 2017 (UTC)

Really Deepspaceprobe? You think I deserve a permanent block because I had two accounts?--Allen Knott (talk) 21:11, April 6, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott
That's the penalty isn't it? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 21:12, April 6, 2017 (UTC)
Sock puppetry is the "improper purposes include attempts to deceive or mislead other editors, disrupt discussions, distort consensus, avoid sanctions, evade blocks, or otherwise violate community standards and policies." I don't think I did any of that. I didn't deceive or mislead anyone. The block (single) prevented me from contacting any other admins. So I freely admit I used my original account to be able to contact admins so discuss the issue. I freely admit I made only a single edit during my two weeks block. So do I deserve a penalty for that? Yes but I don't think a permanent block is deserve. Some points you had made had been right but your argument doesn't bottle to deal with the fact that Temporayeditor78 had done this to other, they was no warning giving to me before I was block, or that two previous attempt to remove Temporayeditor78 from his position had happened. --Allen Knott (talk) 21:35, April 6, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott
Admins have the right to block you without warning if they want. If you broke a rule, they don't have to point it out to you. It may be bad form, but it is in no way abuse of power. You're on a hypocritical moral crusade over nothing. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 21:48, April 6, 2017 (UTC)
If still waiting to be told what rule I broke. If I didn't break a rule then the block was unjust.--Allen Knott (talk) 21:52, April 6, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott
Would you drop this whole stupid thing if Temporaryeditor78 tells you what rule you broke then? I don't think you will. You've already made it crystal clear that you don't think any rules apply to you. You are a troll and I can't believe I got sucked into this. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ((╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) 21:58, April 6, 2017 (UTC)
Can you stop the naming call. Calling someone a troll is childish. Yes if Temporaryeditor78 explain to me why he block me and what rule I broke. I would let it drop for the time being. However, the issue of Temporaryeditor78 treatment of other still exist and will need to be dealt with. --Allen Knott (talk) 22:03, April 6, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knot
I'm not siding with anyone here, but Allen does have a point about Temporaryeditor78's way of punishing people, I mean he blocked me for a false reason which SHOULD be looked into. --Kryalis (talk) 09:15, April 7, 2017 (UTC)

Dealt with everything above (I think). —Elseweyr talkstalk April 7, 2017, 11:32:53 (UTC)

Away for just over a day and this much had happened?  teugeneTalkContr 14:39, April 7, 2017 (UTC)

What is the reason behind reverting edits?

Why are you reverting all of the updated portraits i'm making? GuerillaTech (talk) 02:30, April 8, 2017 (UTC)

subpar quality, file naming conventions. read. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 02:33, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
Nothing is subpar about them especially since they are taken directly in the game at high resolution using ansel. what exactly is your issue with the file names? GuerillaTech (talk) 02:39, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
are you joking or just daft? "high resolution" my ass. check what you uploaded again. and AGAIN, read the guidelines before asking questions already answerable there. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 02:42, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
don't be an ass about this. The guidelines about images aren't exactly strict... unless you'd like to change them to fit your pov. Case in point, Vetras current portrait is taken from a trailer. the current resolution is 1083 by 1098. The image I placed is 680 by 910. not much smaller at all, and only then because i've cropped it to better fit the definition of a portrait. If you are really concerned that that is still somehow too small, i can upload the 4k image instead.
We haven't even touched bases on why the wiki is still using Peebees initial trailer reveal look instead of what she actually looks like.
As for naming of the images, I can understand where you are coming from with it. I also know that you have the ability to rename them as well. GuerillaTech (talk) 02:54, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
(Edit conflict) few notes on the image:
  • The last but not least, has not much to do with any guidelines but the portrait of person itself. Peebee has a... "relentless" personality, in her own words, and that screenshot don't do her justice. The image is dull and lacks character. Considering that you can use Ansel, you could have taken a capture at a much better angle closer up, with better lighting, and a more interesting side of her personality (think photography portrait shots).
 teugeneTalkContr 03:12, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
thanks for responding, Teugene. it's a shame that you can't use ansel for cutscenes, because I certainly would have done that first. If Peebees personality is what the problem is... then why are my uploads (other than picture naming, which i plan to correct in future uploads) for Vetra, and Cora being reverted as well? If this is all about style and resolution... then many of the pages on the wiki need to be reevaluated then, including which was also used as an example in the guidelines page.
I hope this doesn't come across as hostile. I do plan on going through another playthrough in the near future, and if I take more images for the wiki, i'd like to have a clearer goal so I don't waste my time or yours. GuerillaTech (talk) 03:34, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
It's possible they don't have a gpu compatible with Ansel. AnuChemicalCo (talk) 03:30, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
GTX 1070 so i'm not sure what you're getting at. GuerillaTech (talk) 03:34, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
AnuChemical was referring to the screenshots taken for the trilogy. Ansel is a very new tech (only last year IIRC) that's not available during the trilogy. Thus whatever images taken during the trilogy was constraint to what is available back then - plain ol' print screen and a little low-res.
Anyhow, not all of your screenshots were reverted. Despite the naming issues, some of your images remained (although the lighting in those shots that remained are poor IMO and could be better). Peebee is just one example I used - she has an interesting personality but the image you uploaded portrayed her as dull and expressionless. And the Vetra and Cora's images which you uploaded aren't better than the existing images stylistically. Don't get me wrong, I'm not implying every image has to have a "personality" or "style". They are evaluated on a case by case basis.
Ansel is a great tool (which I happen to use too, so I know its limitations), but as with any other tool if it's not used to get you a superior shot, its a wasted potential. You might have better luck getting a great image using a normal screencapture during cutscenes (alt+f1 with Nvidia).  teugeneTalkContr 05:02, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
So basically use a cutscene screenshot for better lighting whenever possible... but there is more leeway with minor characters. GuerillaTech (talk) 16:21, April 8, 2017 (UTC)

Blog delete

Would you mind if I ask you to delete my blogs. I wrote them 6 years ago when was young and stupid. Now I am rather embarrassed by them. I would really appreciate that. Cheers The Cat Master (talk) 04:06, April 8, 2017 (UTC)

nah. they'd be better up for posterity.
that was a joke T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 04:46, April 8, 2017 (UTC)
Thank you. The Cat Master (talk) 05:19, April 8, 2017 (UTC)

Uncle Urdnot has a present for you

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If you think of any adjustments, feel free to make them. —Elseweyr talkstalk April 13, 2017, 12:30:38 (UTC) 12:30, April 13, 2017 (UTC)

time to test it 46 times then. just to be sure. 13:10, April 13, 2017 (UTC)

User talk pages

TE78, as much as we do not like users who kept asking for your demotion, editing comments (by removing them outright) from other people's talk pages are the owner's prerogative and it is against wiki's policy for users to do so, even for an admin.  teugeneTalkContr 04:22, April 17, 2017 (UTC)

user obviously evaded standing blocks, hence good faith is out of the question. spam is dealt with accordingly, talkpage or no. 04:27, April 17, 2017 (UTC)
It is still the user's choice to remove it from their own talk pages. Nowhere in the wiki's policy allows even admins to remove comments of others on user talk pages.  teugeneTalkContr 04:32, April 17, 2017 (UTC)
alright then, the next lancer impersonator comes along i won't do a thing on non-article pages. (talk) 04:37, April 17, 2017 (UTC)
Funny you should mention that incident; that crazy nut-job cross-wiki mass-vandalism incident is still clear in my mind even if it's 5-6 years ago.  teugeneTalkContr 05:30, April 17, 2017 (UTC)
it -was- bloody hilarious reading about it, i wasn't even around yet at the time 13:16, April 18, 2017 (UTC)

I had no blocks on me. More poor use of admin privileges. My old username was ottakanawa. You are literally being called out right here, and again you are suffering no repercussions for your actions. 08:22, April 19, 2017 (UTC)

Regarding removal of grammar edit in Reaper and Inali Renata.

Okay, so in the Inali Renata and Reaper pages you undid my edits where I changed British English to American English, and shields to kinetic barriers on the Reaper one. The majority of all articles on the wiki here I'ev come across uses American English, besides that the game itself spells defense as 'defense' not 'defence' - Shields and kinetic barriers being two of the same, the two being interchangeable in the Mass Effect universe but it usually leans towards kinetic barriers rather than shields. Regardless, the above argument is enough to say the edits should be allowed. --Theh5 (talk) 12:15, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

Edit: I took a look at the Bring Down the Sky DLC and Shepard mentioned ¨shields¨ - - rather than barriers so I am willing to let that one go but not the above one. --Theh5 (talk) 12:32, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

next time, read the whole thing. 15:09, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

Yeah. Regardless my edit wasn't faulty and since the game itself uses American English the edit only improved quality of the pages, it's more of an effort to revert the edits than leavihg them since they are correct. Now, the Manul of Style mentions that I shouldn't edit such details but if I wanted to go out of my way to edit articles I find from British English to American English, can I expect those edits to be reverted as well? From what I've seen the Wiki site normally settle an argument by choosing how to do it as the games itself does it and since the games are American English, I would really life the articles to reflect that. --Theh5 (talk) 18:46, May 1, 2017 (UTC)

Regarding the removal of my "leaked script" trivia pointers

Why were these removed? All the information is relevant. I honestly can't comprehend why this would be removed. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by ArchReaperN7 (talk · contr).

Legit sources? Devconfirmation? Where? Right, if you bothered to read up on site policies you would already know what this wiki's stance on leaks are. 08:22, May 2, 2017 (UTC)

The whole point of trivia is to provide additional information that pertains to a topic. The leaked script has been out for years now: you can search it up and find pages upon pages of Google search results that prove its existence.

Also, your removal of my edit on the Mass Effect: Andromeda main page was uncalled for. I updated the page: I don't see how that violates ANY policy whatsoever. If anything, last I checked, the policy of any wikia is to update it so it keeps up to date with all information as it flows. You've now restored it to a state PRE-RELEASE, therefore making it outdated. I'd like to see that explained in a reasonable context.

Also, your "legit source":

Reddit is not a valid "legit source". Please read this for an elaborate explanation.  teugeneTalkContr 08:56, May 2, 2017 (UTC)

Fair enough. However, out of the myriads of sources (including downloadable versions of the script itself, of which I own a copy. I highly doubt somebody would make a 1000 page long script just for an elaborate prank), this one is the most legitimate. Obviously, it will be nowhere on the sources needed, as a lot of this script was, in part, due to the leaked ending prior to Mass Effect 3's release (which is a well known FACT):

The question is not whether the leak happened or otherwise but to be 100% certain the supposed 1000 page script is in "pristine" condition. Imagine a scenario where one or two users come along with his/her own "most legitimate" leaked script that contains information that contradicts yours. Whose version should we believe?
In other words, we can't and probably will never be able to independently verify whether the person(s) who leaked had altered it in any way. And as you said so yourself, there are a "myriad of sources" out there. Thus we can't be certain too that you have a "pure" copy or if you have modified it yourself, except to take your word for it. Not implying that you are lying or doing anything in bad faith, but to allow this is to open a whole can of worms.
As it is, the only way that information from the leak can be inserted is if a valid source (say, one of the staff) provides a link to a script and mentions something like "yo ppl this is da real me3 leak!! have fun with it!! xoxo" ...Not in those exact words obviously, but you get the idea and why it's the only way to avoid uncertainties.  teugeneTalkContr 09:54, May 2, 2017 (UTC)

Okay then, fair enough. That makes sense. Although I do feel the script should be acknowledged at least in some respects.

But while we're on this topic, may I ask why my edit of the Mass Effect: Andromeda page was changed? All I did was update the information so it was current.

I can only guess but it's best that he clarifies the reason.  teugeneTalkContr 13:22, May 2, 2017 (UTC)

Avitus Rix Page

You can please explain to me what was wrong with the note I added Avitus Rix's page? It is not noteworthy that him and Marco are implied to be romantic partner?--Allen Knott (talk) 16:12, May 7, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott

if you actually spent some time seeing how pages are formatted character bios do not have notes on them. 16:14, May 7, 2017 (UTC)
So would it be Trivia then? Because several characters pages had trivia? And Why don't character bios have notes?--Allen Knott (talk) 16:18, May 7, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott
see the guidelines for what does or does not constitute trivia.
gay turians - or LGBT incidences, as a whole - aren't exactly noteworthy occurrences in or out of universe. the attitude there is "big deal, so what?" therefore, not trivia. 16:20, May 7, 2017 (UTC)
False! First in-universe, deside the Asari and the player (either Shepard/Ryder) there never been any example of homosexuality among the other species. The game make it clear that all species are attracted to the Asari and to the best of my knowledge we had seen only one example of human-male homosexuality, Steve and his husband. So I would argued showing two males Turian who could be LGBT would be noteworthy because it wasn't until Mass Effect 3 that male Shepard had gay romance options (Steven and Kaidan) which was a retcon. I mean it seem for the most part, other than the Asari the species mate with their own species. Other than the Asari and the player, again we had never seen a human/turian couple, a human/salarain couple, a human/krogan couple, a turian/quarian couple, etc.

--Allen Knott (talk) 16:32, May 7, 2017 (UTC)Allen Knott

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