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Hi there, EIephant_Lover, i am just messaging you to say that i took some inspiration from your Header i am basically just saying is that ok? many thanks
Newpfp.png JJBullet (Talk Contributions1,210 edits)
10:53, 1 March 2019 (UTC)

Hi, that's fine! However, there's just two things: first of all, you might want to update it since it looks exactly like mine, if you want to keep it that way it's okay though. Second of all, your status leads to the status on my page. I'll update my status now to show you. Look on my header and then onto yours.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
15:10, 2 March 2019 (UTC)
Yes Done Thanks for the help
Newpfp.png JJBullet (Talk Contributions1,210 edits)
09:42, 5 March 2019 (UTC)
No problem :) Your header looks awesome! I don't even think you used the same header anymore :P
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
21:45, 6 March 2019 (UTC)
Lol yeah i changed it with some help to make it look a bit more unique
Newpfp.png JJBullet (Talk Contributions1,210 edits)
08:58, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
Haha :)
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
22:02, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
Lol :) i completely forgot to change the status when taking inspirtation from your header
Newpfp.png JJBullet (Talk Contributions1,210 edits)
09:44, 8 March 2019 (UTC)

You beat me!

Featured Studios. (It's normally me or Cinnamon bun puff)
12944qwerty Logo.png 12944qwerty  Talk  Contribs  Scratch  22:01, 2 March 2019 (UTC)

Haha :) I think you mean cinnamon_bun_puff.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
22:47, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
12944qwerty Logo.png 12944qwerty  Talk  Contribs  Scratch  22:52, 4 March 2019 (UTC)


Congratulations on getting featured! :D
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
06:37, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

Thanks so much! I was totally unsuspecting since I was just curated the day before (shh don't tell the ST ;))
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
17:04, 6 April 2019 (UTC)
Hmmm, am I a tattletale? Or am I not? I believe I am. HEEEEEHEEEEE
12944qwerty Logo.png 12944qwerty  Talk  Contribs  Scratch  20:13, 6 April 2019 (UTC)
oh nooooo
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
23:52, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

I'm probably going to leave

I'm heavily considering leaving the Wiki. I probably won't check here often, so if you really need to message me do it on my profile.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
15:31, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Don't leave us! :( :O
TenType (talk | contribs) 16:32, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
I just keep messing stuff up here, and I don't really make helpful edits (a lot of them get reverted). I don't think the one time I would notice a comma out of place is worth the ruining ten other pages. I'm probably still going to check often at the beginning, but as time goes on I'll check less and less. And I won't be trying to make any big edits. also apparently uploading a lot of files at once is frowned upon...
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
16:51, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
I was thinking over it some more and maybe I'll take a break instead, for like a month or so, or maybe longer, I don't know. When I come back I'll just only do mainspace edits that I'm sure of, only occasionally ask about doing stuff on talk pages/the CP, and yeah, just little stuff if I notice it.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
01:09, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
Yay! Glad to hear you won't be leaving for too long, keep up the good work while you do come online! :D
TenType (talk | contribs) 04:46, 4 July 2019 (UTC)


I didn't mean to be so harsh with you about the blocks (in retrospect, "I'm very disappointed" was a terrible thing for me to say) - I only saw your userspace blocks library after seeing your talk page edit. Messing up once isn't a good reason to leave, especially since your edits really haven't been as destructive as you seem to think. Also, looking through your contribs, it seems to me that a majority of your edits have been constructive - you're really better than you think you are, and you're putting too much blame on yourself. Don't leave just because of this!

Some advice, if I will - for your block library, you really can still use scratchblocks - you could make a template for the gallery frame, and put scratchblocks inside that. However, there's no replacement for the "motion" blue dot or the folder with blocks (and those look really cool, good work!), so keep those :)

I hope you know what I'm trying to say here :þ
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
00:41, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

Hey, it's alright. I'm not leaving because of you, or because of the blocks thing, it's just that I feel like when I try to do something that isn't just correcting some little error, I just seem to get it wrong (like the whole thing with the welcome templates). Maybe I'll just take a break for a while, come back some time in the future. Also, thank you for the compliments about the blocks. :) I think that when I do come back, I'll try to do more mainspace edits and not userspace/talk pages, since that seems to be where I run into problems. And about you not seeing the blocks library, if I remember correctly, I uploaded the two files, asked the question, then uploaded the rest and then put them in the library. I only uploaded them to put them in the library but since the library didn't exist yet it isn't your fault you didn't see it. I'm sorry if I made you feel bad - I'm not trying to, I know you didn't mean any harm, you were just trying to keep the Wiki professional.
I was making the library like an art library sort of thing, not just putting all the blocks in a gallery if that's what you meant. I may be misunderstanding you though :P
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
01:06, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
Messing up is totally OK! What matters is that you learn how not to do it again. For example, the welcome templates - now that you know what's wrong, you can be more careful when making further changes.
As for the chronology, you may have asked the question only after uploading a couple of files, but I only came around to patrolling later, and I saw your question before I saw your page - I patrol from oldest to newest. Hope that clears it up.
Mainly, I don't want to lose activity from one of the few active, helpful editors. Don't go! :P
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
02:30, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
Okay :) I'm going to start taking my break after I try to fix all of these block pages. A lot of them still use 2.0 blocks and one thing I noticed is a lot of this:
  • point in direction (90 v) — Wrong input type on 90
  • point in direction (90) — Right version, use "(90)", not "(90 v)"
  • <key [space v] pressed?> — Wrong input type on space
  • <key (space v) pressed?> — Right version, use "(space v)", not "[space v]"
  • switch costume to [costume1 v] — Wrong input type on costume1
  • switch costume to (costume1 v) — Right version, use "(costume1 v)", not "[costume1 v]"

Also, the default values aren't showing up in the block images on their pages. Is that a bug?
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
02:45, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

The implied meanings of [square bracket menus v] vs (round bracket menus v) changed in 3.0 scratchblocks - in 2.0, square bracket menus mean just a dropdown, which may or may not accept blocks dragged into it; round bracket menus mean a number input that can also be dropped down. In 3.0, square bracket menus mean a dropdown that does not accept blocks dragged into it; round bracket menus mean a dropdown that does accept blocks dragged into it.
Additionally, the <key ( v) pressed?> block in particular actually changed between 2.0 and 3.0 - in 3.0, blocks can be dragged into the menu, while in 2.0 they could not.
Default values are unnecessary on block pages, I think, though there's no harm in including them.
Thanks for finding all this! Feel free to update things wherever you see fit.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
04:08, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
Oh, okay, I didn't realize that they changed so much.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
14:52, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  04:29, 7 July 2019 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  02:21, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  04:41, 22 August 2019 (UTC)

Basically Back

I think I'm okay now to be back.

I'm still only going to do little edits and updates, so I probably won't be doing a whole lot of userspace stuff anymore.

So yeah.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
14:15, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

Yay! (sorry I'm late)
TenType (talk | contribs) 01:50, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

File compressed

If you're here to tell me "don't upload files that don't need compressed, especially just 1 byte" I already know, and I'm sorry. So no need to tell me that.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
20:58, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

I'm sure that was a bot made by an administrator. To avoid their messages you just have to put "compressed" in the file summary.
IviedwallUserIcon (circle).png -iviedwall-  talk contributions 🐱   08:37, 13 July 2022 (UTC)

About your upload on File:File.png

You really don't need to make a new version of a file just to get the size down by one byte.
Dominic305.png Dominic305  Talk  Contribs (1,791)  Scratch  Directory 
14:41, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

But those bytes do add up!
15:26, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
Please refer to the post I made above.
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
16:05, 1 September 2019 (UTC)


That's a nice door on your userpage there :3
NilsTheBest (talk | contribs) 13:17, 1 April 2020 (UTC)

thanks lol I was pretty bored
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
19:11, 5 April 2020 (UTC)


It seems you accidentally added three colons before the section heading. If you re-add your message without those, then the heading will not be messed up. I thought I'd let you know because you undid your edit. :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 17:48, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  15:09, 14 April 2021 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  19:44, 29 April 2022 (UTC)
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