User talk:Guppymomma

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Dusted building Template

Hi Guppy! I'm trying to add the dusted template to the following article Marine Brig's and apparently its not working. I'm wondering if it has something to do with the building being a bazaar. My editing-fu doesn't go that far as templates, so i was wondering if you could take a look. Ty! --Cecidrake 11:03, 9 November 2007 (PST)

All fixed. There was a missing template that has now been added for bazaars. -- Cedarwings (t/c) 11:25, 9 November 2007 (PST)

dusted buiilding

i did not know that. thanks! EllieNeo 21:54, 27 November 2007 (PST)

Midnight blockade history

Happy to help, just done some statistical updates for recent months' win/losses, If I find time I'll go down the whole list and update anything else that's been superceded.--Grinfish 18:48, 30 November 2007 (PST)


I have already left User:Survic84401 a note about copyrighting. He is giving me static about it and flaunting that he can do it. I'm wondering how far I allow that additude to go before I give him a cooling off period. I am back by the way. Major work project at the end of the year prevented me from performing admin duties. Let me know if how I was proceeding is appropriate. --Kgarrett1969 09:33, 11 January 2008 (PST)

Oh I understood all that. He left me message on my talk page that made it very clear he understood but was not going to abide by the rules. I reverted because I was replying again and wanted the message to be in context. The second time I did it you had just left him messages on the talk pages supporting what I already told him so I didn't complete the second reply. I think he might be one we keep an eye on as both responses he left for me indicated that he didn't care what the rules about wiki editing are, he was going to continue to do what he wanted anyway. His additude really made me bristle because he was so blatantly disregarding my message which I though was kind and friendly. --Kgarrett1969 09:50, 11 January 2008 (PST)

Please use EXTREME caution

Please use EXTREME caution when trying to fix or order the results page. It may actually be better to simply leave it alone and let it be put in order AFTER everyone has put in their entries on the page. I'm going through each individual change and have so far found at least one instance where you accidentally removed someone's entry. --Guppymomma 17:14, 13 January 2008 (PST)

I know i have removed one that was Piegirl becuz she is in my team but after seeing one of the rules - "Only one officer should be managing each ship. (i.e. only one officer, the entrant, should show up in the logs of their ship) If you lose your ship, we cannot verify logs and your entry will be disqualified." I took hers off cuz its my name thats in the logs, after telling her she said it was ok. --Mr_Swagger 23:22, 13 January 2008 (PST)


I have a list of various chants you recive various time when challanging the Black ship and not sure if it should be added to the page:

When your on a ship and a higher power ship attacks ye and they recive the blackship, you recive a message stating:

Avast! Those cowardly dogs were nigh upon ye when a thick dark fog swells from the ocean and the Black Ship emerges! The Black Ship bears down upon yer foes and takes yer place in battle.

When your on a ship and you attack a lower rank ship and you now face the blackship you recive a message that states:

Dark clouds gather as ye bear down upon yer hapless victims, and from the miasma emerges the Black Ship to take the place of yer target in battle! Arrrrgh! Ye be doomed fer sure!

When you attack a lower ranked ship but you do not recive the black ship, ye get a mesage stating:

Woe be the crew that spends too much time ganging up on vessels with fewer pirates. There be a legend that a Black Ship sails these waters, evening the score for those that've been wronged.

Again, im not sure if its ok to add these for the page, just tring to help! Thanks! --Instantflash 15:39, 4 February 2008 (PST)


Hoy mate, just a quick question. How do ye make a image transparent and is there a cirtian program to use? Thanks! --Instantflash 16:54, 8 February 2008 (PST)

Jumping in here. Any of the popular graphics editing programs (Photoshop, GraphicConverter, etc.) will let you add transparency to an image. That being said, it can be a tedious process. Further, I've extracted the new furniture items from the resources (with transparencies). So, this weekend, I'll be updating the images. Thanks for putting up what you've got for now since I'm not ready. --Barrister 17:18, 8 February 2008 (PST)


The sieries of icons that were just uploaded such as (Weavery.jpg) need to be deleated as they already exist :) --Instantflash 10:11, 10 February 2008 (PST)

Excaliber/Excalibur (midnight crew)

I did the Excalibur->Excaliber rename because it was the crew name the article was about (now getting unsure I see it was changed for some reason 14 December 2006) and because it is the crew found today in the flag Excalibur. But now I think this needs checking. In any case the contributions in the talk notes belong to the crew page talking about the alt crew that was used in the Spring blockades --Alfwyn 12:12, 13 February 2008 (PST)

Nope, the talk notes go with Excalibur of Avalon. No worries, I was there for the move from Wikia so I can recall :). (Plus it's not overly relevant even if I may have moved it to the wrong spot as there wasn't a whole lot of text and Yaten won't care.) --Guppymomma 12:16, 13 February 2008 (PST)

Image file extensions

Doh! I knew that. I keep forgetting that paint defaults to .PNG rather than .png. At any rate thanks for catching it. I have already corrected the blunder. --Kgarrett1969 12:34, 13 February 2008 (PST)

Black dog

I tried to come up with something useful from the image Nooblar posted in Tips & Tricks, not really sure if it will be helpful [1] - the background in the box is still quite noisy --Alfwyn 15:47, 15 February 2008 (PST)

fail :)

You make me giggle, ever heard of paint? I can draw an image that has exactly the same pixels than a picture of a "trophy"; not a trophy in that case. You also changed the rest of my article, even tho I gave information where the source of proof can be found for these facts. -pedias are supposed to tell the truth from a neutral point of view, now you're just editing articles to make them give a positive image of the game, that is sabotage, stop it. So have a nice day with your failed edit. I'd also like to point out that an image is not a trophy; I did not add a trophy to the yppedia page, I added an image; get your facts right.

Tertiary Trinkets

I left a message on the template talk page as well. I was hit with lag right at the point I was trying to check everything to make sure it didn't break anything. Internet access slowed to a crawl. Someone must have been pulling streaming video in the building. >.< So you only checked the OM trinkets? I was in the process of checking and thought everything looked ok but due to my lag I may have been seeing things after you had reverted my edit back. I think I was on the right track with it and may need to research what I did to the OM trinkets. --Kgarrett1969 10:31, 5 March 2008 (PST)

I jump off his work and compared it to the Pets set up and thought I had it licked. Could you give me a specific example of which page showed a broken OM Doll link? When I looked at the OM Doll Template page I saw nothing on that page that should have prevented it from working with my change to the Colorized Trinket Template. It should have ignored the extra field. Perhaps a page or two has a weird usage of the My trinkets templates. I would really like to rule that out as a possibity before I go back to the drawing board. I really think my change is along the lines of the change that was added to my pets to get it to work for elephants. --Kgarrett1969 10:42, 5 March 2008 (PST)
It looks like you got the brackets sorted out wrong in Colorize trinket. E.g. secondary={{{secondary|{{{3|}}}}}}}}|tertiary={{{tertiary|{{{5|}}}}}}}} instead of secondary={{{secondary|{{{3|}}}}}|tertiary={{{tertiary|{{{5|}}}}}}}}. And I would prefer a {{{4}}} over the {{{5}}} but have to think a bit about the implications of a change. --Alfwyn 10:47, 5 March 2008 (PST)

More Trinket images

Hoy Guppy got more BK trinket images for ya to snag when you have time to drop by Sage should be easy to Find Friday, March 21st. --Everclearboy

He contacted me for the blue ornate earring, added that. --Alfwyn 11:47, 25 March 2008 (PDT)

The New Ocean

Ahoy! I see ye too are working hard on pages for the new ocean, well done. On the other hand, I have a question, the only pages which should be made now for the new ocean should be template pages and category pages? Or are normal pages in preparation ok too? --Knowledge13 07:40, 5 May 2008 (PDT)

What kind of main namespace pages are you talking about? At this point the only one you'd be able to do would just be a very simple Malachite Ocean page. Model it after and you can get the ocean number from the ocean page which lists them in chronological order. Other pages may be created when the ocean opens and people explore to get the island & other information. --Guppymomma 07:46, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
Ok, thats done. Are ye sure there isnt any other MainSpace pages to make in preparation? --Knowledge13 07:52, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
Ye changed the Malachite Ocean page and named it the fifth dubloon ocean, not sure if that is true even though Opal is a "dubloony" ocean, its taken as a serparate thing, International oceans. So Malachite is taken as fourth, becuase Hunter was taken as third.--Knowledge13 08:13, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
It is the fifth doubloon ocean to be opened by Three Rings. You can see it clearly listed on ocean as I mentioned above. --Guppymomma 08:21, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
Ok, if yer so sure. =] --Knowledge13 08:25, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
Are the category pages I am currently creating acceptable? If so, I am happy to go through your list and make them all. --Fearlessphil 08:23, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
Yep, looks fine to me. Just model them after existing ones for the other oceans and all's well. Thanks! --Guppymomma 08:26, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
All done... Give me more to do please! --Fearlessphil 09:08, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
I think now we pretty much wait until it opens. Then there's a massive run for the new ocean to explore and find the islands/archipelagos/maps etc. --Guppymomma 09:11, 5 May 2008 (PDT)
Going from the trend set by the other oceans, your Template:BK_Malachite should be Template:BK_malachite. That said, I'm not sure what they're for, as none of the others seem to have anything in their source code other than the standard "there's nothing here yet, click this link to edit". Also, there's no Opal template. I updated one of the templates you said needed updating, and made a note on your user page itself. --Belthazar451 09:14, 5 May 2008 (PDT)

On closer inspection, the BK_ocean templates are used on the official pages Official:Brigand_King_Happenings and Official:News_ocean (such as Official:News_cobalt). The last person who used them was Aphrodite way back in October of last year, and Official:News_malachite hasn't even been created yet. --Belthazar451 23:18, 25 May 2008 (PDT)

Site Notice

The website still seems to be undergoing changes. I'm guessing they're not done yet. --Sagacious (talk) 13:40, 20 June 2008 (PDT)

Deleted image

My pirate page (Owlwhisperer) is suddenly deprived of its infobox portrait, and since it gives your name as the last person to have had anything to do with it, i am addressing you. I understand that the previous versions were deleted, i'm having difficulty understanding why the last one was too. If you could please explain. --Saintdiana 18:55, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

The Mediawiki software that powers the YPPedia was recently updated, and with that update came several problems and annoyances, particularly with images. It looks like this portrait was lost into the ether. Try re-uploading it, and let us know if you have any problems. --Fiddler 19:05, 3 July 2008 (UTC)
I've hit undelete to see if it's okay now. --Guppymomma 20:11, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

It is alright now, thank you.--Saintdiana 21:06, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

Failed RFAs

Whoops! Completely missed that discussion. I've added the user to the unsuccessful list. Hopefully my talk page message to the user will help :-) --Sagacious (talk) 19:00, 9 July 2008 (UTC)

Infinite block

Would an infinite block on the YPPedia mean that a user shouldn't create a new account here? User:Instantflash was blocked with an expiration of infinte but I'd like to direct your attention to User:Instazap. I'm all for second chances, just thought you might look it over.-- Haywoodx(t/c) 02:37, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the note. Several of the admins have already noticed as we're all pretty rabid Recent Changes watchers :) I've already directed the matter to Nemesis, the wiki OM. She's the only one that can officially determine if the new account is the same person and will deal with it appropriately. --Guppymomma 03:35, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

French Wiki

Hey Guppy! I was wondering if I could help make a French Wiki. Just let me know :D --Addison 01:25, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Doubled Crew Page

Heya Guppy. Ive noticed Dauntless Temper and Dauntless Temper (Sage) are two differant titled pages with the same contents. You pick which to delete, I think Daughtless Temper (Sage) should be the one to go. Fair winds! --Addison 02:53, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Please Delete

Please delete Crazee (Sage Flag) it already exists as Crazee (Sage) my mistake. --Addison 03:42, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

I've done so as requested. -- Faulkston 04:02, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Disambig Page

Ahoy there Guppy! I've found a page that needs to be deleted because it only has two results instead of the minimum three.Right here.... Masquerade. Could you fix it? Thanks! --Addison 01:41, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

Upload Image

When I try to upload a portrait image it doesn't work, and it messed up the current image of Honor Above All. The link to the crew info is right here[2]. Thanks! --Addison 01:27, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Image problems...

Marauders (Hunter) has problems with having the right image... it is currently using the image from Marauders (Sage). Could you tell me how to fix this so it won't happen in the future? Thanks! --Addison 03:28, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Correct the infobox. Use the full article name. --Guppymomma 13:37, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Pirate Safari Guide

I'd take a look at the Pirate Safari Guide, I think it should be merged into PvP. See my reason on Talk:Pirate Safari Guide. --Addison 20:45, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

Non-Standard Names in the List of Ship Names

I was just doing a little December Doodle research and I came across some entries in List of known ship name fish names that I suspect should not be there. My gut instinct is just to delete them but since I have been out of the loop on admin work I thought I had better check in with you first. In the list of default fish names for ships I found the following names which I was unaware where standard names given to ships but shipyards, (Arbor, Bulldog, Cow, Kelpie). Could you confirm these should not be on this list and either delete them or provide me direction as to whether or not I can delete them from this list. --Kgarrett1969 13:21, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

Check your PMs. Got the info from Nemesis. Woo! --Guppymomma 04:21, 12 December 2008 (UTC)


I am confused with uploading avatars, one that I am particularly confused with is Image:Angelbeaver-Salmon-Avatar.png and others with Angelbeaver. The forum username is TheBeaver in the {{avatar}} (Usage) template, but in the name it's Angelbeaver. Any suggestions? --Addihockey (talk/contribs) 03:36, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

As explained in the the YPPedia:Style_guide#File_Names:Style guide all avatar files should follow the format Avatar-Artistname-filename. Since many avatar images are only archived on the wiki and not actively used in an article it's never been a huge priority. If you do decide to re-upload a file under the proper naming scheme make sure to take the following steps.
  1. Check to see what articles make use of the image, if any, and fix those links to point to the new image name.
  2. In the upload description for the new image name, make sure to use the proper image tag.
  3. Also in the upload description, provide a link to the improperly-named file.
--Fiddler 07:38, 16 December 2008 (UTC)




Can you help with the table [[Recreate My Holiday Snaps#Prizes Awarded|here] I need the table to automaticly fit the whole page, and for that first entry can you add these: one aqua and one lime cursed fettish trinket (with the pictures) please --Lcawte 16:59, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

Addyrielle added the tag to my page to get people to go look at her page tons of people look at my page and get a good laugh and im sure the only people that look at hers are the ones that look at mine first and see the tag if u cant see the humor in my page then u truely need to get away from your pc and get out in the real world

Addyrielle added the tag to my page to get people to go look at her page tons of people look at my page and get a good laugh and im sure the only people that look at hers are the ones that look at mine first and see the tag if u cant see the humor in my page then u truely need to get away from your pc and get out in the real world —Preceding unsigned comment added by Oosteve (talkcontribs)

RfC opened at YPPedia talk:Policies and guidelines

Hello, I got your name from a prior RfC where you commented, and thought you would be interested in this one. It's a relatively minor point, whether to restrict standard-named vessels from crew and flag articles like personal pirate pages. You can find it at YPPedia talk:Policies and guidelines#Bullet list of Ships on Crew/Flag pages. Thanks for your attention. Chupchup 00:42, 16 November 2010 (UTC)