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jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:35, 8 December 2017 (UTC)


Welcome to the Scratch Wiki (from Apple502j)

I hope you'll be one of the best Wiki editor at the 2,379 editors.

Do you need help? Of course, we always help you. If you need help, let's go to my talk.
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Scratch On!
Apple502j (talk | contribs) 08:01, 8 December 2017 (UTC)



All Aboard!

Hai! Hello and welcome to the English Scratch wiki, EIephant_Lover! I’m asqwde. First of all I would like to say congrats on getting accepted. Welcome to the community!
If you need help with the wiki here is a link to a cheat sheet :) It explains different tools that will help you on the wiki and I hope you find it useful. I know I had many questions when I joined so if you have any questions, don’t be scared to ask on my talk page or on the Community Portal.

That’s all for now, Wiki On!

Asqwde (talk | contribs) 09:05, 8 December 2017 (UTC)


Kenny2scratch logo.jpgWelcome to the Scratch Wiki! I look forward to the useful edits you'll make and hope you'll have fun here. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me on my talk page, where you can talk about the Wiki, get my help with templates, or even ask personal questions, and more! If you need quick help with wiki markup, take a look at Scratch Wiki:Cheatsheet. You might want to go to Category:Articles to Expand to find pages that need editing. I get my inspiration from Special:RecentChanges however, so looking at that helps too. See you around, EIephant_Lover;

Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
12:46, 8 December 2017 (UTC)
Ahh, I see, that's a capital i and not a lowercase L. Who're you impersonating? ;)
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
12:50, 8 December 2017 (UTC)
Hehe, yes, it does have a capital "i". I didn't mean to impersonate anyone; the username [1] was already taken when I made my account. The thing is, they are a spam account that hasn't followed anyone, been followed by anyone, curated/followed any studios, favorited any projects, shared any projects, edited their about me/what I'm working on, or changed their profile picture. I can't change my username, so that's what I'm stuck with :)
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 00:41, 11 December 2017 (UTC)
by the way, remember to sign your posts - just add ~~~~ to the end of your every message and you’re good to go.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
23:33, 10 December 2017 (UTC)
Whoops, I meant to sign it :) I think I forgot to save.
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 00:41, 11 December 2017 (UTC)


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Hi there! Welcome to the Scratch wiki, EIephant_Lover! My name is bigpuppy. If you have any questions or would just like to chat, feel free to leave a comment on my talk page. Have fun editing, and I hope to see you soon!

Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 00:04, 9 December 2017 (UTC)

Please don't make several edits in a short amount of time

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WikiMonitor (talk | contribs) 01:22, 10 December 2017 (UTC)


Hi there! Welcome to the Wiki! I hope you'll be one of the best editors here ;)

--Waterfall--ProfileLogo.png Waterfall | Talk | Contribs | 03:04, 10 December 2017 (UTC)

Try to use edit summaries

Hi there! I see that you're making a lot of edits - great! Thing is, when I look at the recent changes, I can't see at a glance what you're doing. Could you try using edit summaries? Edit summaries are small messages you can attach to your edits, which show up in page history and on the recent changes, and they let other people quickly see what the edit changed.

To add an edit summary, before saving a page:

  1. Type a short description of your edit into the box conveniently labelled "Summary:".
  2. If the edit was a small edit, like a grammar or spelling fix, you can also check the box that says "This is a minor edit", which will add a label that says the edit was minor.
  3. After doing that, click "Show preview" to check that your edit looks the way it's supposed to,
  4. Then click "Save page".

Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
08:51, 10 December 2017 (UTC)

Ah, I see you’re doing very well! Thanks, now I can easily see what your edits were about :D
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
23:31, 10 December 2017 (UTC)

Hello there!

Hi there! How are you feeling on the Wiki so far? Are you enjoying it? Feel free to leave a message on my profile :)

--Waterfall--ProfileLogo.png Waterfall | Talk | Contribs 22:01, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

About your sidebar hover text

I noticed it gave credit to "bigpuppy and whoever she credits" - do you know for sure that bigpuppy is female? If not, it's best to use "they" instead. Thanks.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
07:28, 7 January 2018 (UTC)

No, I don't know for sure. I'll change it.
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 19:01, 8 January 2018 (UTC)

Please categorize new pages

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Please categorize new pages

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WikiMonitor (talk | contribs) 00:56, 26 January 2018 (UTC)

Please don’t make a lot of edits on a short amount of time


Logoasqwde.png asqwde talk | contribs 20:55, 6 February 2018 (UTC)

Please do not edit other users' messages

Hi there! I noticed you changed someone's message here. Even if someone makes a typo, please don't edit other users' messages unless something about the message breaks the Community Guidelines. For more information, see Scratch Wiki:Userspace#User talk pages. Thank you! :)
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 19:07, 26 June 2018 (UTC)

Aww man. I forgot about that. I saw the typo and it bothered me ._. Sorry, won't do that again. Thanks for the message, though!
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 19:10, 26 June 2018 (UTC)
Thank you; if you wouldn't mind, could you please change it back? (It's probably fine if you're changing it back to what it used to be.) I don't want to edit the message, but I don't want to undo your edit since you also left a message in it. :P
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 19:12, 26 June 2018 (UTC)
Ack, this is what happens when I'm not active on the Wiki. Do you still want me to change it?
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 16:05, 8 July 2018 (UTC)

You don't need to add a space before signatures

Yo, I noticed on my talk page that you did this:


in two places. There's no need to actually add that space before your signature (or to put it on a new line at all) - you can just do this instead:


And the signature will indent along with the message. Get it?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
05:15, 31 July 2018 (UTC)

Okay, I'm sorry! I just usually click the signature button at the bottom and it does that, I'll try to fix that :P
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 15:16, 31 July 2018 (UTC)
The button at the bottom? Which one? None of the ones I just tried did that.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
15:45, 31 July 2018 (UTC)
I usually forget, and when I go back in to edit it automatically creates a new line. I click the four... um... what are they called? These: ~ ~ ~ ~. So when it creates the new line I don't even notice :/
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 15:57, 31 July 2018 (UTC)
They're called tildes, and ahh I see. Well, remembering to sign is the best way forward then, but just FYI you don't need to put a space before them either - just sign off like ...message~~~~ and boom:
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
16:02, 31 July 2018 (UTC)

About my name

I got a Minecraft account in 2014. At the time, I didn't have any qualms with "Kenny", so I named myself "Kenny2minecraft", as a combination of my being "Kenny2" (there is already a Kenny in my family) and the notion of me somehow going "to" Minecraft. (By the way, I don't go by "Kenny2Scratch" - the S is not capitalized.)

A year later, however, I went to Beach Week, my annual family reunion. There, I was confused with my cousin all the time - "Kenny!" someone would shout. I wouldn't respond, but then they'd get angry at me because they thought I was Kenny, not Ken. I came to associate anger with the name.

It's been three years now, though. Most of that association has died down. However, I still insist on being called "Ken" or my full username because I hate getting confused with my cousin. More recently, it's kind of been my symbolic irrationalism - it's my thing that I have a username with "Kenny2" in it but I hate being called Kenny - and a measure of how well someone knows me: if they remember who I am, they'll remember to call me Ken and not Kenny.

I don't want to lose my token, nor do I want to lose my measure of recognition. Therefore, I keep it this way.

P.S. You've just received a more detailed reason for my situation than any other person alive.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
04:19, 5 January 2019 (UTC)

Wow, that's actually a quite well-written story. I apologize for capitalizing the "S".

P.S. What an honor (no kidding)! I can sort of relate, though not so deeply. I honestly hate be called by a nickname besides by a select few people, and I ignore people who call me by a nickname (besides those people). Also, I have trouble when calling people by a nickname I haven't heard before, or if I've only heard the nickname then it's hard for me to use the real name.
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 18:55, 5 January 2019 (UTC)


In the scuba diving world (and science) one ATM stands for one Atmosphere of pressure. :P
Jakel181 (talk | contribs) 19:40, 5 January 2019 (UTC)

Wow 😉
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 22:10, 5 January 2019 (UTC)

Links to Images

On my talk page, you left some images and said you don't know how to make image links. To make a link to a file or category page, just put a colon (:) before the page name. [[File:Example.jpg]] makes Example.jpg, and [[:File:Example.jpg]] makes File:Example.jpg.
CrazyBoy826 icon.png CrazyBoy826 | Talk | 8,238 edits | Scratch 02:02, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

Okay, thanks :)
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 21:08, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

Please don't make several edits in a short amount of time

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WikiMonitor (talk | contribs) 21:55, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

Woah, that is a lot of welcome!

12944qwerty Logo.png 12944qwerty  Talk  Contribs  Scratch  23:08, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

Hehe, yeah...
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 23:09, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

New welcoming template?

Did you make a new welcoming template or something like that? I saw that you literally welcomed like a billion people
NilsTheBest (talk | contribs) 02:33, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, they did lol.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:34, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
Yep. I probably shouldn't have considering I broke like 25+ talk pages.
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 17:14, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

About your welcome template

You can use the magic word {{ROOTPAGENAMEE}} to automatically insert the username in your welcome template! It's kind of a hack - what that magic word actually produces is the root page name (for example, "Welcome" on "Template:Welcome/doc") of the page. On a user talk page, the root page name is the username of the user who owns it! Also, the extra "E" at the end of "ROOTPAGENAMEE" means to URL-encode the name - this simply involves replacing spaces with underscores, which better represents the Scratch username. Get it?
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
03:37, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Thanks so much :) I'll put it in the template, but I don't know if it's such a good idea I try to use it anymore...
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 17:15, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Fixes to your welcoming template.

There is a bug in your welcoming template — you forgot the closing div! Just look on RonTheNerd's page.
12944qwerty Logo.png 12944qwerty  Talk  Contribs  Scratch  05:01, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

I've fixed it myself - it's not really acceptable to break every talk page you put the template on. You can take a look at the diff to see what I changed, so that you can avoid the mistake in the future.
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
05:04, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
AHHH I'M REALLY SORRY ;-; I didn't realize it was breaking stuff. Thanks so much for fixing it. I totally regret it *cringes* I didn't mean to break anything, I promise! Maybe I should just stick to editing...
EIephant_Lover (talk | contribs) 17:12, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  06:14, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Your siggy br0nk

Hi, take a look at this: User:Kenny2scratch/Sandbox#For EIephant_Lover

See the problem? That's being caused by the newline between the last line of your actual signature and the opening <noinclude> tag. Basically, move the opening noinclude tag to the end of the previous line, and it'll be fixed. Thanks!
Kenny2scratch logo.jpg kenny2scratch  Talk  Contribs  Directory 
10:27, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Ah, yes! It's working now, thank you :)
EIephant Lover logo.png EIephant_Lover  Talk  Contributions  Subpages 
18:38, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Please compress files you upload

TemplatesFTW Icon.png TemplatesFTW  Talk  Contribs  Config  14:20, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
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