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Topic Started: Jan 21 2007, 09:55 AM (17,593 Views)
The Burned Handler
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No shit.
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The Burned Handler
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Hey, "genius", that repair's scheduled for the 23rd. Don't get smug when you're completely wrong.
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The Burned Handler
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Solitair
May 24 2008, 02:17 AM
Riser asked me not to edit Hawley Faust's game evaluation, since he wants to do it himself. Does anyone else have any requests?

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

*catches breath* Gods, you people kill me. Riser is a SHE! Hehehehe, "he wants to do it himself"... :lol:

Though since you mentioned requests, if you could help me out with Dan Brent's eval, Alan Shinwrath's, and Seth Mattlock's, it'd be appreciated.
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May 28 2008, 10:33 PM
Heh. Sorry. I'm new on the forum and also a space cadet. Familiarity with SOTF contestants =/= familiarity with the people behind them. :D

As for your requests, Kyle, I'm positive that Alan's bio is finished already, and the others are from V2, I'm guessing, which I'm not focusing on right now.

The wiki won't let me edit it now. Is this what it means by 'partial downtime'?

Evaluations left:
David Jackson (written but not posted)
Amanda Jones

Yep, Alan's was finished, didn't realize until I had checked some time after posting that. The others are from v2. Also, yeah, seems like nobody can edit until Rob brings the server back up. Looks like the temp server our wiki was moved to is read-only.
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The Burned Handler
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It's basically a summary of what the character did in the game up to either the current point they're at or their death. Or in the case of Adam and Bryan, the part where they won the game.
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The Burned Handler
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It's still underway. Just give me a bit to overcome my tiredness/laziness/being busy with other stuff. Thinking over how to tackle the main terrorist page and stuff.
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The Burned Handler
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What edit was that, the Kim Nguyen trivia I caught that one time?
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The Burned Handler
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Would anyone be terribly opposed if I renamed the V5/V6 Supporting Characters pages to something like "V5/V6 Meanwhile Cast"? In practise that's what they seem to amount to and I think it'd help the impression that Meanwhile is a part of the RP in its own right, rather than just existing to prop up some of the characters on island.
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The Burned Handler
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I think that'd automatically happen with a rename, but I'll see what happens.
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The Burned Handler
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To be totally fair literally half of the internet got DDOSed, too.
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The Burned Handler
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As someone writing mainly in pregame/meanwhile this version I'd fight the idea that pregame/meanwhile characters having pages is just clutter tooth and nail. This is why I renamed the meanwhile cast pages from "support characters" to "meanwhile characters" for example, I don't like the notion that they aren't/can't be considered characters in their own right. I do agree though that it might be too bloated to make individual pages for every character, so maybe by case by case basis? My thoughts would be a character who was actively part of pregame/memories/meanwhile and is still used in some capacity deserves a page.

However, this probably gets into touchy ground for the same reason we don't have a characters page on TV Tropes.
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I discussed this with Z a bit and what seemed like a good idea to us is that pregame-only doesn't merit a page, and meanwhile-only doesn't, but pregame and meanwhile does. A character actively RPed in both would warrant their own page but not just one or the other. This would keep bloat to a reasonable level because we're not making a page for every Tom Dick and Harry that's been mentioned in a paragraph, while still allowing characters who are actively RPed in both to be recognised. That's especially the case since part of the point of meanwhile was to allow pregame characters who don't make it onto the island to do things. I would say that to count the character should have been approved in final apps, but not rostered for whatever reason (for example, I simply chose to write Meanwhile instead of the island), to keep unapproved stuff from slipping by. This would be primarily students who've been actively RPed, not family members and such, since relevant parents etc. should be mentioned on the pages. Not to mention we already have pages for meanwhile-only cast. Tropes would stay as it is.

How does that sound?
Edited by The Burned Handler, Oct 27 2016, 11:45 PM.
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I don't entirely agree there because I feel like pregame and meanwhile should be treated as just as valid. If they're not properly part of the story, why even have those sections?
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So why even have either pregame or meanwhile exist? I vaguely feel like if that's how we look at things there's not even a point having either of those.
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And yet if we treat both like they're just side shows and things in them aren't valid, which getting rid of wiki coverage would be part of, it's not far removed from questions of if we should even have either. There is, or should be, more to meanwhile than "Billy's uncle was sad", and stuff in pregame can be just as worthwhile and character-informing as main game. That's not getting into that these points are tangential to my actual suggestion, which was more about characters who were actively RPed in both. Not "Jim who appeared out of nowhere and got mentioned in one sentence" but "Jim who was an active part of pregame, then for whatever reason went into meanwhile instead, and was an active presence there instead of just namedropped".
Edited by The Burned Handler, Oct 28 2016, 07:48 AM.
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