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Not done

No Not done (this will never been done completely, so don't archive!)

Threads that need "long time and hard work" will not be archived, but moved to Scratch Wiki talk:Community Portal/not done. Actually you can read and continue following threads there:

To make sure that your thread will not be archive put the template No Not done at the top.
Don't forget to replace it with the Yes Done template when the thread is finally finished.
MartinWollenweber (talk | contribs) 17:44, 30 January 2016 (UTC)

New FPC

A new Front Page Curator has been chosen - Hasanmajid10.
Pig9992005 (talk | contribs) 21:04, 6 March 2017 (UTC) 6 March, 21:04 (UTC)

Suggesting Switch-Box-Templates for "Scratch Versions, Modifications, Players..." + "Scratch-Community-Events in real life"

In the DACH-Scratch-Wiki we have a "Switch-Box-Template" that connects all articles about "Scratch Versions, Modifications, Players...", see de:template:ScratchVersionen. Couldn't that also be helpful for the English Scratch-Wiki? The idea behind it is, that a reader, who is interested about one special Version, Mod or Player of Scratch is likely interested in the whole "technologically context", like a reader who is interested in one block likely is interested in other blocks. We have the same things with Scratch-Community-Events in "real life", see: de:Vorlage:Ereignisbalken. What do you think?
MartinWollenweber (talk | contribs) 11:51, 16 February 2017 (UTC)

Request for Article from Non-Editor

Someone has requested to me personally that we have some kind of article or part of an already existent article on installing Adobe Air on Linux. He claims this is how it is done https://scratch.mit.edu/discuss/topic/239875/ and would be useful for the Wiki. Thoughts?
Turkey3 (talk | contribs) 17:07, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

I can't attest to the accuracy or lack thereof in the post, but I don't think there's anything wrong with having an article on installing Adobe AIR, as it's an important component of installing Scratch offline. Maybe it would be a good idea to include it in How to Download the Scratch Offline Editor?
jvvg (talk | contribs) 23:09, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

Creation of Page about Tosh

Hey, I think we should work on creating a page about the text-based scratch project editor Tosh. What do you guys think? I might be able to get some info from Tim about it to put on the wiki.
NitroCipher.png NitroCipher (talk | contribs | edits | account) 15:31, 24 February 2017 (UTC)
see de:Tosh
MartinWollenweber (talk | contribs) 15:38, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

How do i add a block to my wiki pages?

Hi guys!, I have a question. How do i add scripts/blocks, like when flag clicked, to my wiki pages? I really wanted to do a page, but i needed to know how to do this, would someone please help me? --
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 00:19, 25 February 2017 (UTC)purplewolves

<scratchblocks>...</scratchblocks>
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 00:22, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

Thanks! --
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 00:36, 25 February 2017 (UTC)purplewolves

you're welcome!
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 02:43, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

Ok, i was really confused but now i have got the whole scripting thing done really well. :)
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 03:09, 25 February 2017 (UTC)purplewolves

New FPC

Thomas1-1 is the new FPC.
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 00:02, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Yes Done
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:27, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
Yay thanks :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 21:15, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

WM is down for now

WikiMonitor is going to be down until I can fix a broken piece of hardware on my end. This will probably take a few days.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:38, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

Do you want me to temporarily run it? I have the necessary hardware.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 18:45, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
If I have to, I have other places I can run it. However, I would prefer not to give control of the account to someone else (it's nothing personal, I just would prefer not to give out passwords).
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:47, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
Should I request a wiki account, so I can run it on there, that's if you want?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 18:50, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
This is a pretty short-term thing (until I can get a new ethernet switch), so I don't think it's worth it.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:52, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
True, but what if you go on holiday?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 19:13, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
This actually happened a few years ago, and there were a lot of issues. I don't foresee myself being out for any extended period of time (>2 weeks) any time soon, and 2 weeks is short enough that I can just leave it unmanned. I haven't actually touched WM for a month now except to restart it every few days, which I can do through a cron job.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:22, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────What were the issues?
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 19:25, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

The big problem is that it was just being buggy.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 20:15, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
Ah.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 20:18, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
It looks like WM will be back up either tomorrow or Wednesday.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:31, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

External Links Template

I placed this template on the article Scratch Memes and am wondering whether it should go in the section, or at the top of the page. Thanks. Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 23:22, 5 March 2017 (UTC)

Nevermind. Answered by User:Jvvg Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 04:00, 6 March 2017 (UTC)
Yes Done
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 08:23, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

featured images

just saying, they haven't changed in like forever.
JonathanSchaffer (talk | contribs) 20:11, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

LiFay and I are talking about a misinterpretation and will be updated every WW.[citation needed]
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 13:24, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

Your right! they havent!
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 21:20, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

New FPC

Hasanmajid10 Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 22:15, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

Aww - you beat me to it! xD
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 00:19, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
Lol. Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 01:16, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
You bet me to!!! congratz XD
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 21:24, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

We must have written that at the exact same time.
Pig9992005 (talk | contribs) 10:50, 11 March 2017 (UTC)

Featured Images

It's time to bring in a new set of featured images! The old ones have been in for how long? Anywho, feel free to suggest new featured images below!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:49, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

I'll suggest File:Clones.png, File:ST reviewing.png, and File:Clutter Logo.png. I'll wait a few more days before updating the image list. :)
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 19:58, 10 March 2017 (UTC)
Updated!
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:06, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Leaving the Scratch Wiki - How To

How can I get this account deleted? I no longer have the spare time I had when I signed up, and I am afraid that staying here would let everyone down as I could hardly do anything. Please tell me how to leave.
Analogclock (talk | contribs) 02:29, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

I believe only admins may delete your account. You can talk to them. You can just not use your account, you know. Also, please sign your posts so we know who you are. Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 21:14, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
Actually, account deletion isn't possible at all. However, there is no reason to delete your account anyway. You can leave whenever you want (and you can also come back at any point if you choose to later).
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:50, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

Cite multiple sources

If I have one source that can only back up a point if a second source backs up the first one, but neither of the sources individually will back up the point.

Here is a particular example. The point is "The greater-than block compares strings by their ASCII values" and the first source is a place in the source-code of Scratch showing the implementation of the block, and the second source shows how string comparisons are handled in ActionScript.

My question is, what should I do? Do I provide both as individual sources (e.g. My point goes here[1][2]) or should I put both of them in one source or what?


Jokebookservice1 (talk | contribs)

I think the best option in this case would be to use two separate sources but put one after the other. Anyone who looks at the references can figure out how they tie together.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 01:29, 10 March 2017 (UTC)

Page ideas?

So i need some ideas for wiki pages i create!, any ideas?, i also need to know how do i create a sandbox?
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 21:16, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

1) I dont know. Maybe find stubs and fix them. 2) You could use the Wiki one, or you could crete a subpage of your user page, example for you User:Purplewolves/SandboxCustomhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 23:22, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
Thanks!
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 19:29, 9 March 2017 (UTC)
Welcome!Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 23:16, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

New FPC!

JellyLoop is the new FPC.
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 21:44, 13 March 2017 (UTC)

Yes Done
jvvg (talk | contribs) 22:53, 14 March 2017 (UTC)
You bet me!!!!
Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 02:30, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Finish Talk Pages

There are currently many articles in need of talk pages. The articles that I mean are the articles with broken links. Should I start up talk pages in articles that are in need of talk pages? Thanks! :D
Malik44 (talk | contribs) 13:12, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Articles only need talk pages if some discussion has occurred. Otherwise, we shouldn't have empty ones.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:18, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Protection

Should featured images be protected?
Ziggy741 (talk | contribs) 19:02, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

I say yes.Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 21:05, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
Probably.
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 22:18, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

A request for an edit from someone

Someone who's not an editor asked me to edit something, but I don't know where to put it. Can someone add it? https://scratch.mit.edu/users/bigpuppy/#comments-32273427
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 14:32, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Ok, I've made a start to it here.
Jokebookservice1 (talk | contribs) 17:08, 20 March 2017 (UTC)
Okay, great!
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 21:04, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

NEW FPC

_Elektron_ Customhacker Logo.png Cυƨтσмнαcκεя ( тαʟκ | cσптяıв ) 22:31, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Wow! Congratz! I was just about to do thaT!


Purplewolves (talk | contribs) 05:51, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

That makes 2 of us!
Jromagnoli (talk | contribs) 14:18, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
I'll update this page.
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 21:01, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

Ideas for April Fools Day?

Hey guys! Do you have any ideas for the Scratch Wiki April Fools? Throw them out there so I can add them to a list for a vote.
AghaCool (talk | contribs) 14:24, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Wednesday

Welcome to another Wiki Wednesday! This is the time where we get to take an amazing article and showcase it to the entire Scratch website!

Now for the community aspect of it. Everyone is welcome to submit their suggestions for featured article! Please suggest articles that are:

  • Well written.
  • Have a few images.
  • Meet wiki standards.


ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 16:37, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

Ooh... Yay! I like suggesting articles for these. How about Draft?
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 22:17, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
I have an idea. We also pick an image off the page and set it to a featured image.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits) 09:51, 25 March 2017 (UTC)
@banana439monkey: That would hugely reduce the pool of images we can pick from. Not all featured articles will have an image!
@bigpuppy: Drafts is a good choice! It could be reworded for clarity, but is otherwise nice.
ErnieParke (talk | contribs) 05:07, 27 March 2017 (UTC)

No table of contents on page

I am currently working on translating the German wiki page about Tosh. However, the table of contents is not displaying. The current page is shown here: User:NitroCipher/tosh
NitroCipher.png NitroCipher (talk | contribs | edits | account) 18:26, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
Did you do __TOC__? I'm pretty sure you need to do that, but correct me if I'm wrong.
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 22:19, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
Oh cool, thanks for that!
NitroCipher.png NitroCipher (talk | contribs | edits | account) 23:15, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
Anytime! :D
Bigpuppy Logo.png вιgpυppy (talk | contribs | scratch profile ) 00:34, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

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