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[edit] Formatting problems

I'm not sure if templates are allowed to have talk pages, but here's my question. Is there anyway we can get the text to wrap around the pictures on the main page? Right now the store notice is stretching it out ridiculously and I've noticed it doing this before. —mibluvr13 23:08, 5 Oct 2005 (UTC)

Other than <img> tags, I can't really think of anything. --Shadow Hog 23:11, 5 Oct 2005 (UTC)

I don't notice anything unusual. The text seems to flow under the pictures just fine here. Describe what you're seeing some more. — It's dot com 23:16, 5 Oct 2005 (UTC)

I think he means how one message is 10 lines long. - Joshua 23:29, 5 Oct 2005 (UTC)
She. And of course that's all relative, because it's much less on a lot of screens. If I narrow my window enough, however, the text does start to flow around the images, which is why I was looking for more information. — It's dot com 23:45, 5 Oct 2005 (UTC)
My resolution is only 800 by 600, which I'm guessing now is rather small these days, and I'm using Firefox if that helps at all. I played around with my window, but the text doesn't flow around the image for me at least. For lack of a better way to describe it, here's a screenshot.
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Oh. That's problematic. I have an idea, though. Lemme try it out... - Joshua 00:11, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
The problem is in the *'s, although we sort of need those... it's simply a too long message. - Joshua 00:17, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Deleting things is not the answer. We need to figure out why the text is not wrapping correctly for her (and possibly others). — It's dot com 00:18, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Oh, I know why. Check this out. Compare.
  • Store notice changed again: "This Fall we'll be introducing a lot of new products! We'll have a NEW DVD containing all the Short Cartoons, the Teen Girl Squad cartoons, and a bunch of other stuff. Plus Strong Bad Polos and Li'l Brudder Shirts just to name a few." And blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.

Store notice changed again: "This Fall we'll be introducing a lot of new products! We'll have a NEW DVD containing all the Short Cartoons, the Teen Girl Squad cartoons, and a bunch of other stuff. Plus Strong Bad Polos and Li'l Brudder Shirts just to name a few." And blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.

See? It's that star marker. Anyway, this problem has always existed, it just hasn't been noticed before. - Joshua 00:42, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Other than one side being indented and the other side not, I don't see a substantial difference between the two. They both wrap under the image beneath it, which apparently is not happening for mibluvr13. — It's dot com 00:48, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
The left one doesn't wrap for me either. small_logo.pngUsername-talk 00:50, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
The left one doesn't wrap for me... my computer must function the same way. But why? Is it because it's a Windows XP? Maybe it's Mozilla Firefox... - Joshua 00:51, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Yep, that's it. Mozilla Firefox. Both wrap fine on IE. (But I'm not switching.) - Joshua
Hmm..It works for me. I'm using Fierfox, but I'm on a mac.--minibaseball.png Bkmlb(talk to me·stuff I did) 01:32, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Well, we need to get it work with everyone. And there's enough Windows XP Mozilla Firefox users out there to make this a problem. - Joshua 01:42, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Back before my paranoid mom made me uninstall Firefox, I remember everything working properly on Windows XP. - KookykmanImage:kookysig.gif(t)(c)(r)

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[edit] Store Item of the Week

TBC are going to update the Store every Friday with an item of the week. Is this important enough to go on whatsnew from now on? I can definitely see an indirect benefit for them and us if we put it up. —BazookaJoe 20:36, 20 January 2006 (UTC)

Well, BazookaJoe, why don't you be bold. —BazookaJoe 21:05, 20 January 2006 (UTC)

[edit] New toon soon?

Okay, I'm away from my standard (intentionally very low cache) computer, I know, but I don't see the "New Toon Soon" notice... Does anyone else? I already cleared my cache here... --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 01:31, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

I just checked. The notice is there. —Zelinda 01:33, 3 May 2006 (UTC)
And, you see, this is why I do keep my home computer's cache extremely low! With a fast enough connection, it really doesn't make a whole lot of difference to loading times and the pages are refreshed better. Mumble grumble... editing this computer's cache size... --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 01:38, 3 May 2006 (UTC)
Ah, yes, at home now, and now I see it. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 03:06, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

[edit] Maybe...

this template should include an RSS feed. --Y2K (15px-Crystal_Clear_app_xchat.png15px-Crystal_Clear_app_kedit.png15px-Crystal_Clear_app_email.png) 03:07, 20 May 2006 (UTC)

That's not a feature of the software we use. See HRWiki:Feeds for the feeds that we do have. Perhaps something like this feed would better suit your needs? -- Tom 22:30, 20 May 2006 (UTC)

[edit] Gap

Is anyone else seeing a gap in this template on the main page? Could it be because there are two images on it instead of the usual one? — User:ACupOfCoffee@ 06:56, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

with two pictures like that it just looks weird. methinks it should jusdt have one. Superplough 07:06, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
I noticed nothing odd... It looked entirely fine to me... --DorianGray
It was good for me as well. And theoretically, the email screenshot should be up there, not Baby Trogdor. That's why we had both. Loafing 07:40, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
It looked vaguely like this:

Image:Whatsnew glitch.PNG

— User:ACupOfCoffee@ 07:42, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Looking at RC, it seems I fixed that on the last edit before you uploaded that picture... :P --phlip TC 09:11, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

[edit] adding

how do i add a new toon that we don't have yet? are only admins allowed to do that or something?

Well, annony, what it looks like to me is that I can can edit it, and other logged-in users can edit it, but you can't. This means that the page is semi-protected. Someone else could give you (and me) details. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 22:29, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
You've said it as well as I could, SMB. Only logged-in users can edit a semi-protected page. Anonymous users are locked out. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 22:42, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
Yup — also, brand-new users are unable to edit semi-protected pages, so you may want to create an account in case you see an update to add in the future. If you create one when you find an update and want to immediately edit a semi-protected page, you won't be able to. Trey56 22:47, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
Even if you are not registered or logged in, you are still able to update the H*R.com updates page. Once that page is updated, it shouldn't be long before the main page is updated by someone else. —BazookaJoe 22:57, 29 May 2007 (UTC)

[edit] removing old to balance with featured article

Are any stats available for the screen resolution most people here use? Currently, on the main page, for my resolution of 1280x1024, the featured article ends just above the July 10 text (the second from bottom one). A smaller resolution like 1024x768 would best remove the bottom entry from June 30 only, and for an even smaller resolution, like 800x600, the featured article section is a little bit larger than the whats new section. So...what resolution should it be made for? --Mini-Geek 14:46, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

As of January 2008, 1024×768 was in use by about half the clients out there, with most of the other half having something higher. — It's dot com 19:52, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Time has passed...

Do you think we should put a link to Page Load Error yet? If not now, when should we? -- Lazylaces Talk 14:31, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Let's see what update (if any) we get this week. If it's number 200, I think we can probably put it up. If not, we'll see. Heimstern Läufer 14:41, 22 September 2008 (UTC)
I don't think we should put it up until the email is released. Now that there's an "email soon" notice, people will be sure to check the URL and will find it for themselves the way TBC intended. — It's dot com 16:48, 22 September 2008 (UTC)
To use a hackneyed H*R quote: That sounds rea-ZON-able. Heimstern Läufer 02:21, 23 September 2008 (UTC)
Well, it's out. I'm gonna put it up as soon as I get the go-ahead. What is the template for easter eggs? -- Lazylaces Talk 14:08, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] The Heist?

Since we split the Behind the Bad article, can a registered member edit it so it links to Behind The Bad Chapter 2: The Heist. --70.143.29.193 13:19, 26 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Dev Blog Link

Would someone be able to link the Dev Blog post? Please and Thanks. --64.149.213.65 02:22, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Add Requests

From the Anonnys of the world!

Could someone add the Dangeresque 3 Mini-Site under the date of November 11? Please and thanks. --70.253.165.204 00:36, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Done and done. —Mas12806 (talk·contribs) 00:56, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Thank you. Would you be able to add the link to it (view) to it as well? --70.253.165.204 01:00, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Done and done. And you had me the wrong link in your above comment, it's telltalegames.com/strongbad/dangeresque3promo, not homestarrunner.com/strongbad/dangeresque3promo. But I fixed it. Cheers! —Mas12806 (talk·contribs) 01:39, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Sorry, I haven't really gotten the syntax of the linkbox yet. --70.253.165.204 01:42, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Oh that's fine! As long as your trying, that's all that matters. —Mas12806 (talk·contribs) 01:47, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] new sbemail

the sbemail 201 aka hremail3184 is a sbemail since it appears in the sbemails page unlike hremails, which appear at the toons page and therefore, it's title on this template should be changed.

We know. It's listed as a Strong Bad Email on the main updates page. It's listed as a Hremail on the main page because TBC intended for the reveal of Strong Bad to be a surprise, and thus we're not spoiling it. — It's dot com 18:17, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Xeriously

Why is the April Fools toon have a copywrite sticker, instead of a Holiday Toon sticker? Was that intentional?--Jellote wuz here 20:14, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

There isn't a generic holiday icon. The copyright symbol is just to be funny. — It's dot com 20:20, 2 April 2010 (UTC)
More or less. I'll admit that it wasn't entirely intentional to start, but when I saw the copyright icon in the preview, I decided it would make a good April Fools Day icon from sheer randomness and left it. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 20:22, 2 April 2010 (UTC)
yeah, someone changed the "{{u}}" icon into an H. star head. --206.116.79.130 18:45, 31 May 2010 (UTC)

[edit] no DVD!

there's no new DVD! Replace the image with another one! hegtcX1.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc

Yeah, but there is a sale on the already existing DVDs. That calls for an image of the said DVDs. cash money tc 02:43, 1 July 2010 (UTC)
Um...Do you mean a new sale on the already existing DVDs? if so, replace image with um...this...File:xeriouxlymain.jpg should be it! hegtcX1.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc
And what does that have to do with a sale on DVDs? StrongAwesome 03:06, 1 July 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Purging

Just so people know, what's our rule of thumb for purging updates? How many dates and/or updates can there be on the template at a time? Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 21:10, 11 January 2011 (UTC)

Purging is at the editor's discretion. Usually we try to keep it balanced with a length to match the current Featured Article. --DorianGray 21:15, 11 January 2011 (UTC)
Note to viewers: Remove old store updates to preserve links to Flash-based lifeforms (as seen here). Now that I recall the old days, there can only be one set of weeklies on the template a time, so only include the most recent weeklies. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 03:16, 12 January 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Kickstarter updates

Wouldn't it be best to have the Kickstater favicon for updates on the Kickstarter page rather than just Homestar's head? 75.142.144.215 19:54, 18 August 2018 (UTC)

I don't know if there's going to be more Kickstarter updates in the near or distant future, but if there is, I would vote to use an icon featuring The Cheat getting kicked. 68.37.43.131 02:59, 19 August 2018 (UTC)
That's a good idea in theory, but the icons are so small, it would be hard to tell that he's being kicked. Plus, Kickcheater is probably too obscure. I vote for the Kickstarter "K" icon. hegtcX1.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 21:17, 22 August 2018 (UTC)
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