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Welcome to StrategyWiki![edit]

Hello YoshiSoy! Welcome to StrategyWiki. Thank you for your contributions. If you have any questions, just contact a sysop through their talk page or post on the staff lounge, and they'd be happy to help. If you need help editing, check the StrategyWiki Guide or visit the IRC channel to chat, we're usually around. On the other hand, if you have ideas for StrategyWiki, bring them up on the forums. To keep up-to-date with the goings on of the wiki, consider adding the noticeboard to your watchlist.

Please remember to sign your name when leaving comments on talk pages by clicking Wikisigbutton.png or using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your name and the date. Feel free to delete this message from your talk page if you like, or keep it for reference. Happy editing! — Procyon 20:18, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

Image placement suggestion[edit]

Hi YoshiSoy. I just wanted to bring your attention to some changes that I made, specifically this change and this change. I moved the images closer to the sections they correspond to. If you like the design, I encourage you to continue adding images to each page in the same manner. If you don't like it, feel free to roll it back, or just continue adding galleries as you have been. Thanks for all your hard work. Procyon 21:32, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

No problem, always happy to help out. That's why I like the wiki format so much. Plus, the thumbnail images are bigger than the gallery images, so you can see more of your beautiful screenshots. Let me know if I can help in any other way. Procyon 21:38, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

Your questions[edit]

Hi YoshiSoy. To answer your questions, we don't have a strong position on 2nd vs. 3rd person, and we leave it up to authors preference as long as it's clear who you are talking about. So you can say, "you should jump on to the block," or you can say, "have Mario jump on to the block," and either is perfectly acceptable (and I've been known to absent mindedly switch back and forth in the same guide...) Lol, the cookie thing is kind of a joke, it's not a serious thing. It's sort of a tongue-in-cheek way of encouraging people to contribute. However, we do offer contributor recognition prizes, usually a free game, towards the end of the year for outstanding editors. As for the uploads, I'm not sure, I'll have to test it out myself and see if I have the same problem. It may be something temporary. Do you get any kind of error message, or does it just time out? If you experience continued problems, leave a note on Prod's discussion page, he's the site's tech admin. Let me know if you have any more questions. Procyon 00:01, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

It's possible that you may be bumping up against our image filesize limit. I personally love PNGs for screenshots, but naturally JPGs have much better compression. Try saving some as JPGs and see if it makes a huge difference in the quality of the images. If it doesn't, you may want to consider using that format, as it would be helping us out too (the image database is already gigantic and growing steadily.) Procyon 00:31, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Nvm, the filesize limit is 5M, and at worst, you're only around 500K, so that wasn't the issue. I suspect it was just heavy traffic. Procyon 00:33, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Preload buttons[edit]

The preload buttons.

In order to keep pages on the wiki neat and uniform, we employ certain formatting and templates to help us accomplish this. When creating a new page, please use one of the preload buttons located above the edit text box, which will insert the needed templates and formatting for you. Thanks for keeping the wiki organized! — Notmyhandle (talk contribs) 15:56, 21 June 2012 (UTC)

=) Np. There's always more to learn around here. --Notmyhandle (talk contribs) 17:13, 21 June 2012 (UTC)

Mario Party 4[edit]

Great work! Thanks for the screenshots, those are a really nice addition. --Notmyhandle (talk contribs) 17:49, 22 June 2012 (UTC)

I would also like to thank you for the work you've been doing on this guide, keep it up! I did a couple of edits to your Game Modes page, notably making use of the {{prettytable}} template to make the list of trophies look like the rest of the tables on StrategyWiki and then fixing your <gallery> tag at the end so the images actually appear, you may wish to check each of those out sometime in the future to see what I did so you can apply those concepts on your future work. If you have any questions about other wiki-markup related stuff (you have a very good grasp of it already, but there's always bound to be something that's confusing or doesn't quite work), feel free to ask on my talk page. Don't let these little nitpicky things slow you down though, you're doing a great job! --Skizzerz 07:52, 24 June 2012 (UTC)



Spoiler warning! This page contains spoilers, or hints about the game's storyline or progression.

You might want to skip to the next page if you do not want facts about the game's storyline or plot revealed to you.

{{spoiler|title=Spoiler|content=This is how you do it.}}

Under Guide markup you can choose spoiler and there are 2 possible use of it. On my talkpage is a complicate Table wrapped in Spoiler. Paco (talk) 14:32, 24 June 2012 (UTC)

There's also {{spoilers}} when it's only a section of the page. -- Prod (talk) 18:50, 25 June 2012 (UTC)

Spoiler warning! This section of the article contains spoilers, or hints about the game's storyline or progression.

You might want to skip down to the next heading if you do not want facts about the game's storyline or plot revealed to you.

Mario Party 4/Toad's Midway Madness Toad's present[edit]

So, what is the present? --Notmyhandle (talk contribs) 02:05, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Sentence case[edit]

Hi YoshiSoy, here at StrategyWiki we use a style for formatting our titles called "sentence case." This means that unless the title in the header (e.g. a page name or between the equal signs like == Sentence case ==) is a pronoun, then all but the first word needs to be lower case. Consider titles to be sentences. Thank you for your contributions, --Notmyhandle (talk contribs) 20:01, 11 September 2012 (UTC)