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This User Made An Unecessary Page Edit

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Moved to Fanon:Sea swim. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 22:40, September 22, 2018 (UTC)

https://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Sea_swim User is Babblesamyacode

Bubbz3388 (talk) 19:31, September 21, 2018 (UTC)Bubbz3388

Unnecessary Page Edit

https://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Barbiekiki_Family

Bubbz3388 (talk) 19:44, October 16, 2018 (UTC)Bubbz3388

This seems to fall more in the category of "Misplaced fanon" more than unnecessary, but it's been dealt with. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 21:38, October 16, 2018 (UTC)

Irrelevant Fanon Edit

https://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Fanon:The_Ploop_That_Took_A_Pee

Bubbz3388 (talk) 14:54, October 21, 2018 (UTC)Bubbz3388

Icon yes check v Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 18:39, October 21, 2018 (UTC)

Inappropriate Profile Pic Edit

https://sims.wikia.com/wiki/User:Pooflakes

Bubbz3388 (talk) 14:56, October 21, 2018 (UTC)Bubbz3388

Icon yes check v Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 18:39, October 21, 2018 (UTC)

Google Play Fan Favorite Game 2018 AwardsEdit

Great news: The Sims™ Mobile is a nominee for Google Play’s Fan Favorite Game of 2018! This award puts the power in the communities’ hands, allowing fans like you and your community members to vote for and support your favorite game. The voting for the Fan Favorite Game takes place between November 12 and November 26.

We're partnering with Google Play this year to help get out the vote, which is why we're reaching out to you. We want to help you make sure The Sims™ Mobile has a chance of taking home the prize, since there are a lot of strong contenders this year. We have a couple of ideas on how to help with this:

  • A discussion post on your community on November 12 announcing that voting is live.
  • A blog post on the same day announcing the same.
  • A small image asset in the right rail on desktop that will announce the game as a nominee and take fans to the voting page. (For an example of how that asset will look in terms of size and location, check out the Buy Now asset on the right side of Pathfinder Kingmaker Wiki.)
  • A "smart" banner that will display for wiki viewers on mobile (similar to the smart banner that currently displays on mobile pages for the FANDOM app).

We're also happy to help support getting out the vote for The Sims™ Mobile in any other way you'd like -- just let us know how we can help. We look forward to hearing from you. Don't hesitate to get back to us with any questions you may have. Thanks! Pinkachu @fandom (talk) 17:48, November 1, 2018 (UTC)

Hello! I am here to follow up on the message I left a week ago. We are planning to go live with the voting on Monday, but before we do, I wanted to be sure this community was fine with our plan as described above. If you have questions, concerns, or limitations, please let me know prior to Monday morning PDT. Thanks! Pinkachu @fandom (talk) 19:39, November 9, 2018 (UTC)

Sorry, looks like real life got in the way and I forgot to follow up on this. I think a blog post is the most non-intrusive way to get the word out; we could make an announcement at the top-right to draw attention to it.

Pinkachu, could you perhaps elaborate on what the "smart banner" exactly does or looks like? —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 20:26, November 9, 2018 (UTC)

If the "smart" banner is what I think it is, I am thoroughly opposed to it. In my experience — and I am sure in the experiences of most others — banners that follow me around as I scroll down a page are far more annoying and irritating than encouraging and persuasive. I think that more non-invasive ways to do this are through the blog post and the image asset announcement. — THE TIM TAM IS MY SPIRIT ANIMAL (TSWAHMGWContribs) 01:40, November 10, 2018 (UTC)

Hey guys :) I wanted to jump in just to explain the smart banner a bit more. It's actually not as described above. It's just a tiny little thing that appears for Android users only at the very top of many, but not all, mobile pages. It absolutely does not follow you as you scroll. And you can dismiss it by hitting a button in the upper right hand corner.
Because this a campaign focussed on Google, it cannot be seen on any other operating system. Obviously, this mainly means that if you have an iPhone, you won't see it at all.
Put simply, it's a very, very lightweight thing.
Because it's a product we've only just created, I went ahead and enabled it to allow you to play with it, so that you can decide whether you want to keep it, based on actually seeing it, rather than just trying to imagine it. As you kick the tires on this thing, be aware that it may take you a few tries at reloading the page to see it. That's normal and expected at this stage of development.
Similarly, I've gone ahead and enabled the right rail desktop image. At least one user, above, seemed to think it a good idea, and being able to actually see it will probably be helpful to this discussion.
If you dislike either of these things, please tell us by Tuesday, 13 November, in this thread. Due to Veterans' Day, we're out of the office until Tuesday. Thanks! -- CzechOut @fandom 23:05, November 11, 2018 (UTC)
I have spent the past twenty minutes refreshing a page on my Android phone trying to get this "smart banner" to appear and I cannot get it to. Can you at least provide a screenshot of what it looks like? —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 23:30, November 11, 2018 (UTC)
Hello! The blog post just went up and includes the links for voting. Thanks for participating! Pinkachu @fandom (talk) 19:55, November 12, 2018 (UTC)

Hi again! Google Play's Fan Favorite game awards are still underway, and we would love to help promote The Sims Mobile's success on your wiki! Would you like some some assets to promote the game? We would be happy to create your suggestions! If your community would like to host a poll or giveaway, we would be willing to provide you with Google Play gift cards to give out. We have also created a compilation image of the nominees if you would like to retweet/share on your wiki's social channels: Twitter Facebook.

Let us know if you have any other requests and we will try to assist. Pinkachu @fandom (talk) 18:09, November 19, 2018 (UTC)

I've gone ahead and retweeted that. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 19:24, November 19, 2018 (UTC)

Fix/delete this page Edit

https://sims.fandom.com/wiki/Barbiekiki

Doesn't have the Fanon suffix and is just a blank infobox with barely any info other than number of sims and generations it has.

Bubbz3388 (talk) 17:44, November 4, 2018 (UTC)Bubbz3388

Bubbz3388, next time please rename fanon pages created in the wrong namespace yourself. You can rename pages without having to ask for administrator assistance. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 18:05, November 4, 2018 (UTC)

Remove this page Edit

https://sims.fandom.com/wiki/How_to_make_a_file_for_the_one-piece_swimsuit_as_seen_on_the_PS2_version_of_The_Sims_2,_this_idea_is_only_applied_for_the_PC_version_of_the_said_game_only

Bubbz3388 (talk)Bubbz3388

Do you have a specific complaint or complaints regarding the blog? It doesn't have anything on it that I can see that violates policy. -- LostInRiverview talk · blog · contribs 01:38, November 20, 2018 (UTC)
LostInRiverview, I believe the user was referring to How to make a file for the one-piece swimsuit as seen on the PS2 version of The Sims 2, this idea is only applied for the PC version of the said game only, which was unambiguously created in the mainspace in error. The proper page is at User_blog:IalocinnicolaI/How_to_make_a_file_for_the_one-piece_swimsuit_as_seen_on_the_PS2_version_of_The_Sims_2,_this_idea_is_only_applied_for_the_PC_version_of_the_said_game_only which does not need to be deleted. In any case I have performed the deletion as request. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 01:42, November 20, 2018 (UTC)
Ahh, my mistake; I didn't realize the page had been created twice.
@Bubbz3388, in the future, I'd suggest you give an explanation to your requests. In this case, one or two sentences probably would've sufficed. Explaining your request in a bit of detail can help avoid unnecessary delays or confusion. -- LostInRiverview talk · blog · contribs 01:47, November 20, 2018 (UTC)

Remove this page: Edit

https://sims.fandom.com/wiki/Donnie_%22Splinter%22_Shins

I made it without knowing about the List Of Minor Sims page. —Preceding unsigned comment added by ArceusDehEditor (talkcontribs) 02:40, November 21, 2018‎ (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Hi ArceusDehEditor. The page is currently being tagged for merging with List of minor Sims. I think it would be best to condense the information currently on the page and add it into List of minor Sims and then later redirect Donnie "Splinter" Shins to List of minor Sims, rather than deleting this page. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 03:52, November 21, 2018 (UTC)

Changing Wants/Fears IconEdit

Discussion moved to Forum:Changing Wants/Fears Icon. The administrators' noticeboard is typically used for making administrative requests or asking questions, not for game discussion. - LostInRiverview talk · blog · contribs 03:03, January 17, 2019 (UTC)