15 Years of The Sims, 10 Years of The Sims Wiki!Edit
Hello C.Syde65! It's the 15th anniversary of The Sims, and the 10th anniversary of The Sims Wiki!We wanted to say thanks for all of your contributions to improve and develop The Sims Wiki! Happy Simming, for many more years to come!
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Valentine's Day and Birthdays Edit
I haven't talked to you in a little while, but I want to say Happy Valentine's Day, and also happy birthday to the Sims game series, and the Sims Wiki. Speaking of birthdays, my birthday will be in four days, and I'm real happy about it. Goodbye for now!
I'm back! Edit
Hey, sorry for going AWOL for a couple of months. I'm back part-time, and I will most likely work exclusively on articles regarding the original Sims. I'm still a rollback, though? OoppDecks (talk) 08:50, March 23, 2015 (UTC)
I am sad to see that you have announced your retirement from the wiki. However, there is a bit of business that we need to conduct.
In accordance with the newly-adopted Retirement Policy, all user rights you hold on The Sims Wiki are immediately and permanently revoked. Additionally, you will be placed on an indefinite block from editing The Sims Wiki, as per the "Forced Retirement Assistance Protocol" of the Retirement Policy. This block may not be appealed.
Please be aware that these actions may be reversed, on the condition that you provide to me the following: link
If you cannot provide those materials, then your retirement through the "Involuntary and Aggressive Dramatic Removal Doctrine" will take place shortly.
- If it wasn't for my common sense, I would actually have been tricked into thinking that you actually thought my retirement was genuine. And I would have been tricked into believing the new policy prank you posted, except that I would probably already have seen the new policy, or noticed the new policy being enforced, if it were real. And the link you provided me with seems to have no connection whatsoever to what goes on, on this wiki. :) -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 01:06, April 2, 2015 (UTC)
Fraternity and sorority for Academie Le Tour Edit
Hi there, C.Syde,
I want to make a fraternity and sorority for Academie Le Tour, since it's the only college in The Sims 2: University that doesn't have a fraternity or sorority. Can you tell me an easy way on how to do it? Thanks.
Just an FYI...Edit
Just so you're aware, the order of named parameters on a template has absolutely no affect on the functioning of that template. In most cases, the parameters listed on a template's documentation page are given in an arbitrary order. There are few if any circumstances under which it would be important or even useful to rearrange template parameters on an article.
I just thought I'd let you know, so you can save some time when you're editing Sim articles. Rearranging parameters on Sim articles is pointless, as it has absolutely no impact on the function of the Sim/Simbio templates. -- LostInRiverview talk • blog • contribs 03:33, April 8, 2015 (UTC)
I put something about a fake Prudence Crumplebottom on here thing and you got rid of it, how rude i spent my time on that! If you get rid of my good efforts again i will report you! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Bkajnl (talk) 08:54 20 April 2015 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~
- I removed your information from the Prudence Crumplebottom page, because it doesn't belong there. The information you added was speculative, unofficial, uncanonical, and thus simply irrelevant. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 08:57, April 20, 2015 (UTC)
Fanon development project proposalEdit
Hi C.Syde. I know I already showed this to you over chat, but I wanted you to be aware that I've proposed the Fanon Development Project, and I'm looking for input from active Fanon contributors. If this project is to get off the ground, it'll need editors like you helping it out, so I'd be great to get you involved in its creation and development. - LostInRiverview talk • blog • contribs 12:36, April 23, 2015 (UTC)
I would strongly recommend that you don't try and talk to this user or any of his future socks. Engaging with him or trying to show him reason — even if you're correct — will not get him to see the error of his ways. To put it bluntly, he is a lost cause, if for no other reason than the admins here will never ever allow him to return after the complete disrespect he's demonstrated towards our rules. Talking to him, even if you think you're doing it for a good reason, will not have a positive outcome. He himself has said that his "acts are a cry for attention," and by responding to him you give him the attention he craves, and encourage him to keep doing what he is doing. This is the same reason that I've warned you against tracking socks or engaging in sock hunting - it only encourages them. When they see admins or users reacting to what they're doing, they see that they have our attention, and instead of giving up and going away, they keep at it.
Obviously I can't stop you from doing whatever you want to do, but I would suggest that you simply ignore any attempts by this person to communicate with you. Only when his attempts to get attention fail will he finally give up. — LostInRiverview talk • blog • contribs 15:30, April 25, 2015 (UTC)
- I'll do my best not to engage with Ilovethesims199 or any of his socks, but it's harder on wikis outside the Sims wiki, because I'm not as well known, and also on wikis where I'm not an administrator. On wikis where I am an administrator, it's pretty straightforward. All I have to do is to revert, block, ignore. But on wikis such as the community central, I can't tell whether his attempts to frame innocent users will be successful or not, and because I'm not in the position to directly stop him from doing what he's trying to do. Also I feel that if I don't say anything, I won't be there to step in and explain that actually he's the one that's causing the issues. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 00:28, April 26, 2015 (UTC)
- No, you don't need to be an administrator to ignore a user. If they contact you, ignore it. If they threaten you or start making false accusations, contact Staff directly. Staff are not going to act without looking at the facts, and they won't take the word of a chronic troll over a user that has edited Wikia for years. You should never respond to a troll's demands for attention or a troll's threats publicly, as it encourages them to keep doing it. Leave them alone. Trying to talk to them, or reason with them, will do absolutely no good. All it does is feed the trolls, and that's not acceptable. Knowing how to handle trolls is an important part of being a good administrator, and I can say that the way you've been handling them is not good. - LostInRiverview talk • blog • contribs 17:05, April 27, 2015 (UTC)