User talk:CoachZiscool1978

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A little help

We clear? Now gimme five.

I see that you have made several consecutive edits to the same page. I want to point out the Show Preview button. It's right next to the Save Page button when you edit. Using the Show Preview button is quicker and easier than saving and clicking "edit" again, and will keep recent changes and page histories from being flooded.

You also seem to be creating unneeded templates. {{donotedit}} is not necessary, because this is a wiki, and wikis are supposed to be collaborative. Almost any user can edit almost any article, except other peoples' userpages. Your userpage was the only place the template was used on, and there's no use for it there because other users aren't allowed to edit it either way. Likewise, {{editedimage}} isn't needed either, as there are several other image copyright templates you can use, such as {{personal-image}} (only for personal images, of course). For this reason, It's dot com has deleted both.

Also, use edit summaries. Edit summaries are above those three buttons when you edit, in the box with "Summary:" before it, as you can see in that image over there. Edit summaries help users know at a glance what it is that your edits are changing. If you make a large change to a page for what seems like no reason, like you did here, you can use your edit summary to explain why. Keep on tranglin'. Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 23:36, 3 September 2017 (UTC)

Personal images

Hey there CoachZiscool1978, I see that you've uploaded a lot of images for your own use recently. However, the wiki has a limit of two personal images per user. You currently have 5: File:CoachZ.png, File:CoachZHead.png, File:Hyper-Text_Markup_Lotion.png, File:No.png, and File:WeeeWaaaree!.PNG. Please select at least three of them and tag them with {{delete}} to let a sysop know which ones you don't want to keep. Thanks. — Defender1031*Talk 12:28, 4 September 2017 (UTC)

I have slightly averted from your demand... I have changed two of the images copyright, (Hyper-Text_Markup_Lotion.png and WeeeWaaaree!.PNG.) But I have decided that No.png is useless to my account. Update: I take that back, I will take down all three of the photos. WeeeWaaaree!.PNG, Hyper-Text_Markup_Lotion.png and No.png. CoachZiscool1978 12:41, 4 September 2017 (UTC)


Hey there CoachZiscool1978. Hate to bite your style, but your current signature is longer than is allowed on the Wiki.

CoachZiscool1978 is out and gone!

Of course, this can be easily remedied by simply removing the is out and gone! text from the sig. - Catjaz63 15:12, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

Oh OK I'll do that! PS: I hate breaking rules with a vengeance! CoachZiscool1978 21:47, 5th September 2017
Also, if you're replying to a comment on a talk page, you just use a colon (:) below it to indent the message. It keeps everything nice and tidy and prevents conversations from leaking into each other and creating a big mound of word-talk - Catjaz63 04:31, 6 September 2017 (UTC)


Haldo! I was just wondering about the purpose of the user subpages you've created recently. User:CoachZiscool1978/mainpagerevision seems to be a duplicate of the Main Page, with a few changes. If your intention was to design a new Main Page, we are currently working on that here, making the subpage unnecessary. Likewise, User:CoachZiscool1978/Featured article for 2018, week 35 is an exact duplicate of this featured article, User:CoachZiscool1978/recentposts is a near duplicate of {{recentposts}} (albeit up-to-date), and User:CoachZiscool1978/whatsnew is identical to {{whatsnew}}. If these subpages are so similar to other templates and pages, why not use the original templates and pages instead? And what is the purpose of all of these? Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 04:47, 31 August 2018 (UTC)

Issues with double redirect fixes

Hi CoachZiscool1978,

Thanks for helping us fix outstanding double redirects. However I wanted to bring to your attention an issue when fixing redirects that pointed to anchors. As seen in these edits: 1 2 3 4 5 6, the double redirect was fixed but the anchor location was lost. If you're using an editing assistance tool then the bug needs to be fixed in that tool (and it should indicate that the edit was tool-assited). If that tool is also a bot, it needs to be approved by the site admins as well. Otherwise please be mindful of this issue in the future. Also there was a similar issue here where the redirect target was also pointing to an anchor and that anchor was lost. That one I simply reverted since the double redirect was deliberate. Please note that Mediawiki has supported double redirects for some time now as sometimes they may have their uses. Thanks! --Stux 10:06, 7 December 2021 (UTC)

Thanks for alerting me on my redirect issues, because it wasn't a bot and was instead done by hand, I will take complete responsibility and apologize for my mistakes. The main reason I did it was because it just feels so wrong to have nearly 100 double redirects, I just looked so unsightly when I opened that page. Thanks again. CoachZiscool1978 12:31, 8th December 2021 P.S: The only redirects I could tell were deliberate was H* updates, just though I'd let you know that.
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