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Explain Edit

Why did you remove the Snowman info from Sardicktown. I see your explanation was "Stop the Vandilism". Also you reverted my edits on Aplan Mortarium. Have you read Tardis:Manual of Style? Please explain your edits--Skittles the hog 20:06, January 1, 2011 (UTC)

Vandalism Edit

Please do not add out of universe sections. Also, do not revert edits to remove such content. Thanks--Skittles the hog--Talk 19:36, January 7, 2011 (UTC)

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Christmas cheer Edit

Happy holidays!

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This year has seen an impressive amount of growth. We've added about 11,000 pages this year, which is frankly incredible for a wiki this big. November was predictably one of the busiest months we've ever had: over 500 unique editors pitched in. It was the highest number of editors in wiki history for a year in which only one programme in the DWU was active. And our viewing stats have been through the roof. We've averaged well over 2 million page views each week for the last two months, with some weeks seeing over 4 million views!

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Twelfth Doctor Edit

Hi! I wanted to explain why your edit to Twelfth Doctor has been removed twice. Character pages, especially Doctor and companion pages, only need a paragraph per story. They don't need long detailed plot descriptions. That's what the story pages are for. If a user reads a character page and wants to know more about the story, they can click on the story page. That's what a wiki is for.

In addition, it was written in the present tense, and since you've been here for quite a long time, you should know by now that all in-universe articles are written in the past tense.

Finally, if a user's edits take too much work to fix, it is perfectly fine for an admin to remove it completely and ask for a rewrite. It is not the job of any user, even admins, to clean up after other users. I've pointed you towards what you need to do to fix your edit, and you should be able to work from there. Thanks. Shambala108 15:47, September 21, 2014 (UTC)

Spelling Edit

Hi! Please note that we use British spelling on this wiki, as explained at Tardis:Spelling. You can find the more common differences at Tardis:Spelling cheat card. Thanks! Shambala108 01:47, July 20, 2015 (UTC)

Oh. Not British (I'm American) so I don't really know the difference.--WarGrowlmon18 02:21, July 20, 2015 (UTC)

Page moves Edit

Hi! Please note that, per Thread:128198, non-admins are not permitted to move pages. Thanks. Shambala108 05:09, December 6, 2015 (UTC)

  • Okay. I actually created that page minutes before and simply thought of a better title.--WarGrowlmon18 05:10, December 6, 2015 (UTC)

Runaway Bride Edit

I not sure what the deal is. It's just the way I edit. I admit, if I will sometime fire on the inuse tag, if I feel the need for it. Usually this would be for pages that have virtually information, because there will be plenty to add. The inuse tag means I just keep the page in edit more without the fear of an edit clash.

I never because I didn't feel it warranted it. It was a mere handful of edits I made. Nothing much. MM/Want to talk? 20:47, February 14, 2016 (UTC)

  • Really??? Hmmm... let's see... I count at least 15 edits before I got sick of clicking New Edit. That's way too much when its all one sentence things and throws the whole editing process off. You can't do that, particularly if they're just one sentence things. Its not like your making huge posts, no these are just tiny one sentence additions. You could be blocked for that. You keep that up I will petition to block you.--WarGrowlmon18 21:36, February 14, 2016 (UTC)
Please, for the sake of discussion, just post your reply on my talk page. Don't post in both, I don't follow User's talk pages. It makes it easier for any future reference. Secondly, I still don't see why its such a big deal. You may also want to look back at the edit history of several pages (Meat (TV story) and Series 3 (Torchwood) spring to mind.) My edit patter was the same back then as it is now. I was an admin when I made those edit and I'ms till an admin now, and there's been no policy written saying I can't edit the way I did. Lastly, please don't threat me.It can be seen as personal attack. Adding to this, I actually can't be blocked for editing the way I did, I'm sorry to say. Please read our blocking policy for more information. Thanks. MM/Want to talk? 22:02, February 14, 2016 (UTC)

Re: Twelfth Doctor Edit

Page is now protected, and the IP user is blocked. Shambala108 01:46, June 9, 2016 (UTC)

Thank you Edit

Thank you for defending the wiki from overly aggressive users. In order to improve our coordination in the future, a couple of points. It is more efficient to notify an admin on their talk page than to continue undoing edits. If need be, the edits can be reverted at any time. So, unless the new state of the page makes babies cry in their prams and birds fall from the sky, it is not necessary to return the page to the original state right on the spot. What needs to be done is to suggest a discussion on a talk page and notify an admin. What should be avoided (and was avoided in this case, which I am very happy about) is replying in kind and making too many undo edits. Note that if one user makes 4 edits and the other user undoes them 4 times, then both have engaged in an edit war and both are likely to be blocked. As I said, it did not happen this time, so let it never happen to you. Thanks for keeping a cool head. Amorkuz 23:02, January 1, 2018 (UTC)

RE: Sycorax Invasion of Earth Edit

Hey there, sorry about that but I'm struggling to grasp why only you are allowed to edit it. It may be a fault on my part but could you link me to where it says that - because of the 'Inuse' template - only you can edit the page? You also removed what I added, which came off as "only my edits/additions are worthy of this page". That may not have been your intention, but it felt that way as you've effectively protected/guarded the page from other users like me.

When I've made pages, I've never felt the need to restrict others from editing and expanding said pages as I was creating them. We are a wiki after all; each page is created by every single editor who touches, not just the sole creator.

So is there a source, a policy, something I've missed that only enables you to edit that page for the next 3 days? If so, I'm happy to step back and let you do what you need to do with the page. Thanks in advance. Snivystorm 17:20, January 15, 2018 (UTC)

Okay, I understand, User:Amorkuz has clarified the issue on the pages talk page for us, though I would appreciate if you didn't write to me like that in the future. After all, the message could come off as hostile, almost an attack, which is not allowed here. I'll keep off the page though, was only trying to help by adding some stuff. Snivystorm 17:41, January 15, 2018 (UTC)

Reminder Edit

Hi, please do not move pages. Only admins can delete redirects, so we don't allow non-admins to move pages. See Thread:128198 for the proper procedures. Thanks, Shambala108 00:55, February 2, 2018 (UTC)

I understand that, but this is the second time I've had to inform you that only admins can move pages. It doesn't matter who made the page; the fact is that there are technical aspects to the move that only admins can do. If a non-admin does it, then an admin has to clean up afterwards. It's just easier if non-admins put a rename tag on the page so the admins can take care of it. Shambala108 02:38, February 2, 2018 (UTC)

Reversion Edit

May I ask why you reverted my edit to regeneration? Thanks in advance. --Borisashton 01:13, March 7, 2018 (UTC)

Well would you mind too much if it was changed back. All that was really cut out in the longer video was Polly touching the First Doctor briefly and the Fifth Doctor explaining bat milk, none of which are important to the topic at hand - regeneration. --Borisashton 01:28, March 7, 2018 (UTC)

The reasons I put my edits back on Closing Time are the following - other cameos Of companions (e.g. Martha in The End Of Time) are listed in the featuring section. Sophie still had the (The Lodger) showing, which wasn’t right. And as for the year, it can be seen on the newspaper that the Doctor shows Craig.81.159.213.128talk to me 08:01, May 31, 2018 (UTC)

Page moves 2 Edit

Reminding you once again that only admins are permitted to move pages on this wiki. If you read the forum thread I cited above, you would understand why. Thanks, Shambala108 04:35, January 2, 2019 (UTC)

Luis 140 Lincoln Edit

Hey what’s up? Just asking that’s all. Just wondering too. I still am.

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