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I deleted a redirect you made

Hi there! I deleted a redirect you made (Terms of use), since the Terms of Use and Community Guidelines on Scratch are different (for what the Terms of Use is, see Terms of Use). The reason I didn't just change the redirect to go to Terms of Use is that we're not supposed to make redirects that simply change if a letter is uppercase or lowercase from the original page. I hope you understand; if you still think it's needed, feel free to re-create the page. Thanks, and thanks for all your amazing contributions to the Scratch Wiki!
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 17:41, 16 June 2018 (UTC)

Oh sorry. At the time, I didn't know about the terms of use page.
CrazyBoy826 (talk | contribs) 17:23, 26 June 2018 (UTC)

Can you please link the archives of your talk page?

Some people may want to refer to an old archive of your talk page, but they won't be able to find it. You can help people find it by linking it on your main talk page. P.S I know I'm not an Admin or Bureaucrat XD
BlueStarPort.png KJRYoshi07 (BlueStarPort) (My Talk) (Contribs) 07:42, 18 June 2018 (UTC)

Yes, please do link to your talk page archives on the main talk page. You can take a look at anybody's talk page's source code to see how they do it.
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07:45, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
Yes Done
CrazyBoy826 (talk | contribs) 23:39, 19 June 2018 (UTC)

Please stop making unnecessary redirects.

Hey. Just gonna ask you to stop making unnecessary, and/or obscure redirects. To be realistic, they are pretty annoying, and will not be used often, if at all, therefore rendering the redirect as unnecessary. Tip: If you don't think people are going to use the redirect often, consider it rendered unnecessary!

20:47, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

Now, I'm focusing more on the content pages instead of redirects. You won't see me make that many redirects anymore.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:30, 2 July 2018 (UTC)

Please make the image in your custom signature smaller

Hi there! Please change the image in your custom signature's size so it follows the requirements shown at Scratch Wiki:Custom Signatures#Creating Custom Signatures. Thank you! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 21:40, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

Yes Done
CrazyBoy826 (talk | contribs) 00:50, 22 June 2018 (UTC)

I re-categorized your file File:CrazyBoy826-Icon.png

Hi there! I recategorized this file to be in the category "Users' Logos", as its previous category ("User Icons") is not a category. Thanks, and thanks for your contributions to the wiki! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 21:44, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

About your topic on blob's talk

Hi! I saw your topic on blob's talk page (linked in title). It's nice that you want to let blob know that what he wrote has problems, but there's a few problems with what you wrote too.

  • You're being very rude and borderline insulting when you point out the flaws.
    • "In the article you wrote, the language is hard to read, there is no clarity, and the formatting has been broken" - that's very offensive!
    • You then proceed to dryly list out problems with the article, half of which are invalid:
      • "At the bottom of each section, there is a space that looks like a talk page" - that's because it's supposed to be a mini-talk page! That space is there for people to discuss the bug.
      • "In the "::" syntax section, the explaining text just states that the "::" syntax doesn't work and nothing else, and the picture preview doesn't go much further" - that's because that bug was fixed years ago, and nobody updated that section.
      • "In the "If" section, the bug is untrue. You are supposed to use if () then. The "then" was added in Scratch 2.0." - that's because the bug was reported in the 1.4 days!
  • Blob's been inactive on here for a very long time. His last edit was in 2016.

Try to be nicer when you're letting people know some of the problems with what they've made! Instead of saying mean things like "your article is hard to read and it's broken and there's six more problems" say something like "your article looks really good! There's just a few problems I'd recommend you fix". Also, look into things more in-depth before you go yelling at people. Half of the flaws you gave were not flaws, and if you had read the article and tried to find out why they're incorrect before yelling at blob that it's incorrect, you'd have realized that it's just outdated.

So, I have a couple of recommendations for your future behavior:

  • Be more polite and, most importantly, nice when you're telling people about shortcomings.
  • Find out as much as you can before telling people what to do - there is almost certainly something that isn't obvious on the surface.

If you can't do that, then the Wiki might not be the best place for you. If you can, then please do! It'll make you be a lot friendlier, and consequently make you seem like a better person to approach for help or advice.
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04:02, 24 June 2018 (UTC)

Yes Done
CrazyBoy826 (talk | contribs) 15:35, 24 June 2018 (UTC)


Hey. Just seeing the history of Template:Info, I noticed no Community Portal discussion about the template. In future, when creating templates, please discuss on the Community Portal first.

16:22, 24 June 2018 (UTC)

Hi, {{Infobox}} exists.
Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 17:23, 24 June 2018 (UTC)


In your most recent edit, you attempted to edit the interface to the sandbox by replacing a part in the template. Remember that WikiMonitor actually clears the sandbox every four hours, so your edit will be rendered as disregarded.

16:59, 30 June 2018 (UTC)

CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:51, 1 July 2018 (UTC)

Remember to give an example when adding a bug to Scratch Wiki:Block Plugin Bugs

In your most recent edit, you did not include an example in the bug you reported. Please provide an example, so we can see and figure out your bug. Thanks!

17:10, 30 June 2018 (UTC)

The bug is about lag, so I don't know a way to find an example.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 17:31, 30 June 2018 (UTC)
Then please record the lag.
17:55, 30 June 2018 (UTC)
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 03:06, 1 July 2018 (UTC)
Use a screen recorder.
07:19, 1 July 2018 (UTC)

Your custom signature

After seeing your custom signature, I have a concern. It links to your userspace directory. This is not allowed. You are only allowed to link to your Scratch profile, your userpage, your talk page, your edits and your contributions. Thanks!

17:13, 2 July 2018 (UTC)

How about Ken's?
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 17:14, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
Uh I'm unsure.
17:16, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
I don't recall there being any rules about where you can link, beyond the normal userspace linking rules. IMO your sig linking to your userspace directory is fine.
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07:30, 3 July 2018 (UTC)

Scratch 1

Hi in one of your edits you redrited scratch 1 to scratch 1.0 but scratch 1 could mean scratch 1.2 scratch 1.3 or scratch 1.4 So I suggest it stays at what it was befor.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 21:18, 2 July 2018 (UTC)

I added {{redirect}} to Scratch 1.0, so it should be fine now - if people were expecting something else, the redirect template will take them to the disambig page.
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07:29, 3 July 2018 (UTC)
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:14, 3 July 2018 (UTC)

Try not to spam

Hi, I see you're playing with Wiki formatting! Having fun?

Thing is, you're using a separate edit for every test, when you could just be using the "Show preview" button. You're also clogging up the RC, a lot. Please use the "Show preview" button instead of submitting edits unless there's some function of MediaWiki you're testing that requries an edit. Thanks!
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17:07, 12 July 2018 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure it's a whitelisted page on WM, so I assume it's acceptable? I'm unsure.
17:13, 12 July 2018 (UTC)
It's whitelisted because it's a page that tends to get spammed by new users, but it's still better not to spam-edit it, especially if you're not new.
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17:15, 12 July 2018 (UTC)
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 17:15, 12 July 2018 (UTC)
It's still better to use the preview as users don't have to go that far back in page history to find previous edits.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:41, 14 July 2018 (UTC)

PLEASE DON'T make several edits in a short amount of time

So uh... if you look at Special:Diff/204196/204385, it says "13 intermediate revisions by one user not shown." That's waaaaay too many edits in the same day. Please use the show preview button! If you don't like how it has to load the page again, there's a "live preview" option here. A full 100% of those edits would never have happened if you had used show preview - there would have instead been a single edit combining all of those 13 different ones. Just remember to preview. Thanks.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
05:20, 26 July 2018 (UTC)

I was switching from uploading images to fixing the header. Once an image was uploaded, I reloaded another tab and edited there to make sure the header was in line. Also, I already have the live preview option chosen.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 01:49, 27 July 2018 (UTC)

Please update the image in your signature

Howdy! At the moment, the image in your signature is simply a dead link. Please update it to your new file. Thank you, and thanks for all your great contributions to the wiki! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 16:10, 28 July 2018 (UTC)

I saw you moved it back. :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 16:11, 28 July 2018 (UTC)
I was just going to do a Yes Done but there was an edit conflict.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:12, 28 July 2018 (UTC)
(Removed the link in your post as it is now requested for a delete)
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:14, 31 July 2018 (UTC)


Hi on the CT page you added NOEDITSECTION. I'm just wondering why you did that. Can you explain? Thanks!
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 17:34, 3 August 2018 (UTC)

You're only supposed to edit the "Compliments" section.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 17:35, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
You can also edit the instructions as well. Such as a wiki page
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 17:38, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
Fixed it just before you left your message
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 17:39, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
You ninja'd me then! :P Ok thanks.
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 17:44, 3 August 2018 (UTC) Yes Done? now

Don't do things until you know exactly how they work

Hi, I saw you added a bunch of __NOEDITSECTION__s to S:CT (the page, not the redirect). It looked like you were trying to disable editing a certain section. However, it seems like you didn't do your research, because that behavior switch disables section editing for the entire page, no matter where it's placed.

In the future, before trying something out on a real page (or even a real wiki) where real damage can be done, I recommend you test things on a sandbox or even on a separate MediaWiki installation. This'll let you know of the risks and side-effects involved before you try it on a real page. If you can, avoid edits altogether until you're sure of the effects - I always run new bot features under "confirm edit" mode before actually using it to spot any potential errors.

Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
20:35, 3 August 2018 (UTC)

Best negative byte change change ever

Thanks for [1] - best and most helpful negative byte change I've seen! :P
Anamation2.gif KrIsMa user | talk | contribs | edits 20:04, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

Thank you!
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:12, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

Changing the title of the Snap! page


BYOB, the precursor to Snap!, was a Scratch mod, but Snap! itself is a complete rewrite, in Javascript, and shares no code with any version of Scratch. That's why the title is "programming language" even though the BYOB title was "Scratch mod."

Of course Snap! is heavily influenced by Scratch, and we have adopted some of the new features of Scratch as 2.0 and now 3.0 were released. Similarly, Scratch has been influenced by Snap!, most notably in the addition of custom blocks in 2.0. That's why Snap! remains relevant to the Scratch wiki. But "modification" is wrong.

Bharvey (talk | contribs) 18:44, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 19:05, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
You can download the Javascript files by right-clicking the Snap! logo and choosing "download source." If you want to set up a complete Snap! environment, it's at https://github.com/jmoenig/Snap--Build-Your-Own-Blocks.
If you meant "what is your source for this information," I'm one of the developers of Snap!.
Bharvey (talk | contribs) 19:12, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
Thank you :)
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 19:22, 6 August 2018 (UTC) Yes Done
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 17:36, 9 August 2018 (UTC)

Please check what links here when moving a page

Hi there! I saw you recently moved a few pages. After you move them can you please check what like here which is in the left in the for editors box, as this can lead to dead links and double redirects. Thanks
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 23:06, 19 August 2018 (UTC)

Especially double redirects is the main motivation for this topic, I think, judging by the recent changes. Please do check Special:DoubleRedirects and Special:BrokenRedirects after moving pages.
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03:28, 20 August 2018 (UTC)
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 16:45, 24 August 2018 (UTC)

Discussion moved from userpage

Hello. I have been asked to correct the record concerning your comments. More than 90% of the Wiki's visitors have never been on the Wiki before (i.e. are New Users). We are constantly pulling in new traffic from all different sources. If you have any suggestions for how you want to improve traffic feel free to share your thoughts on the community portal.
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 20:30, 15 September 2018 (UTC)

Is the record how many visitors or how many views?
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 01:56, 16 September 2018 (UTC)
Moved discussion here from userpage because New Wikians can't edit userpages.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:51, 16 September 2018 (UTC)
I get to see much more than those two numbers. I'm allowed to differentiate by pageviews, sessions, users and new users (i.e. someone who has never visited the wiki before).
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 14:10, 16 September 2018 (UTC)
(Fixed indenting) That means about 20-60% of the Wiki's pageviews are registered users. I will stay, but I won't be as active due to time constraints.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 02:03, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
How do you know 20-60% is from registered users? a) 20-60% is a very wide range, 講咗等於冇講. b) Do you have access to specific details? I don't think so. Please research the facts before posting them, especially on an international website like this. Tip: in some countries (most notably the UK), libel is illegal. Libel is a published false statement that defames someone or something. Your statement about most traffic coming from logged-in users was false, and since you published it on your userpage it was by definition published, and it was obviously defaming. Moreover, some people believed your libelous statement and you've caused Wiki activity to generally decrease because of it.
I'm being uncharacteristically harsh here because I want you to fully appreciate the amount of potential damage you have inflicted. I want your word that you will fully research your facts before posting them.
As a side note, from what I can see, you were operating under the misconception that IWB's "sessions" graph represents the number of views from logged-in users. I don't know if that was the case, but that's just my best guess. If it is the case, let me assure you that the sessions graph (at least in my understanding) represents the number of users "logged in" (i.e. visiting with some frequency, not necessarily actually logged in to the wiki), not the number of views from logged in users. Does that make sense?
But in any case, your word.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
12:22, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
I apologize. I knew that the sessions log was not just user accounts. At the time I thought that most users would have many sessions and definitely many pageviews, so one session isn't exactly one user. Also, what are things in your comments like 講咗等於冇講?
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 22:32, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
I actually will be just a little less active than before, around 200-300 edits in the past month.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 02:53, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────You actually nearly made me leave the wiki due to your facts
Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 06:55, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Asqwde, CrazyBoy's apologized, please don't rub anything in.
CrazyBoy, thank you for your apology. 講咗等於冇講 is a Cantonese expression that I wanted to use but couldn't translate, so I just used it directly. It literally means "said equals not said", meaning what you said had no meaning.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
07:07, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
If 90% of our traffic comes from New Users, then obviously 20-60% is not realistic. "New Users" can't actually be editors because they are visiting the website for the first time. Just saying. ;)
Makethebrainhappy (talk | contribs) 10:29, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

I replied to your post!

Hi! I replied to your post here: Template talk:Update
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 23:25, 18 September 2018 (UTC)

Just gonna mention

On User talk:ForeverLoxy-, your signature looked a bit wild. I managed to fix this, however, to avoid this, please do not put a space between your message and your signature. Thanks!

06:59, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Or, to avoid this in the future, if you normally sign with a space and the tildes, you can edit your welcome template to not have any newlines at the bottom. Basically, just to be safe, put an opening <noinclude> at the end of the last non-empty line.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
09:22, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

I replied to your post!

Hi! I replied to your post here: Template talk:UnreleasedRemoval
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 19:58, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

And this https://en.scratch-wiki.info/wiki/Scratch_Wiki_talk:Community_Portal#A_question_no_one_thought_of_before :)
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 20:52, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

About Scratch Wiki:3.0 Articles/Stack Block

So, let me clarify what I mean by "the blocks are bad". I'm not talking about the colors being wrong. I'm talking about the inputs being incorrect and the capitalization being atrocious. You CANNOT directly translate page titles into block names! It only works syntactically with scratchblocks because that's a bug. There is NO block that looks like this in any version of Scratch: Add () to (). Only this: add [] to [ v].

I've protected the page temporarily. If you have any edits unrelated to the blocks, leave them here and I'll make them, until the protection expires.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
04:01, 26 September 2018 (UTC)

The capitalization was copied from the old page and I was careful to not make any mistakes on the inputs.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 02:34, 27 September 2018 (UTC)
The capitalization of the old page is wrong too, in that case. And the inputs had mistakes, no matter how careful you were. Again, if you want to edit the paragraph before the blocks, you can tell me what to change (until the protection expires).
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
02:50, 27 September 2018 (UTC)


Is it allowed to use ASCII art on your userpage? Pls reply on my talk page. Thank you
Kittenslikefood (talk | contribs) 08:21, 10 October 2018 (UTC)

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