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I try add info about how get double set of perks[edit source]

-in the game in the perk site,and every time i add it it will be removed? I just wonder why? I was thinking general info how to get double set of perks would be interested info for most of the users.I added it today again,hopefully i will stay there for more than 1 day.If not please give me a reason why its removed please reply-user:TheRoyAndre

useless pages[edit source]

can you do something about a user called Ethanwinner for making stupid pages up and pointless edits, cheers zip


Queenie[edit source]

I was just curious as to why she was moved to a character from a creature. It cannot be interacted with like a NPC. Plus we are redoing all of the creature articles now. Check out the Centaur (Fallout: New Vegas) page for the new layout. Thanks.--Kingclyde 01:05, April 26, 2011 (UTC)

The main reason I asked is that there is no interaction with her like there is with Snuffles or Rex. Thanks.--Kingclyde 01:26, April 26, 2011 (UTC)
Actually that is a factional reaction as they are both the same faction. An interaction is where there is some sort of dialog that can be achieved. I asked Ausir what he thinks so I know what to do in regards to the creature project.--Kingclyde 01:39, April 26, 2011 (UTC)

Takoma Park little league[edit source]

I saw you deleted the Takoma Park Little League page I created. I understand that it was kinda a useless page about something that will never again be mentioned in a Fallout game but at the same time it was something that existed in the Fallout universe. There are plennty of useless pages on this wiki about random background info that has little to do with the games themselves but they serve as background for the fallout games as well as paint a better picture of life before the great war. Thats my opinion, I would love to hear your's.--Ramallah 08:47, April 26, 2011 (UTC)

Dogs[edit source]

Why did you remove the vicious dogs from Dog (Fallout: New Vegas)? Ausir(talk) <staff/> 21:06, April 28, 2011 (UTC)

reviews[edit source]

ive seen that you've done a bunch of peer reviews for the fnv creatures project. care to review Giant mantis? Nivlac96 05:09, April 29, 2011 (UTC)

That Character Was in development For an Mod But it isnt done yet and i dindt know if it was Not allowed To POST such a thing ..

Calhoun[edit source]

What's the source for Calhoun being a ghoul? Ausir(talk) <staff/> 23:30, May 17, 2011 (UTC)

Thank you[edit source]

Thank you for the basic orientation/greeting. I'm glad I joined a place where my intolerance for improper grammar and spelling errors will be greatly appreciated.--ScholarlyMaverick 07:08, May 18, 2011 (UTC)

Rappa3[edit source]

I am Rappa3 Obviously and i would like to say that some of my friends and i really appreciate what you and the rest of the Administrators due to keep such a great website as such running for fans of the Fallout Series that many people appreciate. --Rappa3 18:57, May 19, 2011 (UTC)

Rappa3[edit source]

I am Rappa3 Obviously and i would like to say that some of my friends and i really appreciate what you and the rest of the Administrators due to keep such a great website as such running for fans of the Fallout Series that many people appreciate. --Rappa3 18:57, May 19, 2011 (UTC)

Rappa3[edit source]

Ok Its me again. I have a question. How do i know i recived a message. Does it go to my email or do i have to click something special on here. Also I seen on your profile you play Xbox. Well i do to, maybe we could "Sweat together" Online sometime. --Rappa3 21:25, May 19, 2011 (UTC)

Appreciation[edit source]

All of my friends that play Fallout New Vegas have used this website. Tonight im using the skill books thing to maximise my character well one of the few. We all love it. How do you find or get all the information, like the background info, such as where people are born and are from such as the burned man? --Rappa3 21:37, May 19, 2011 (UTC)

Browning[edit source]

Been thinking for it a while. Joshua Graham mentions "one of my tribe" but never specify on it actually being J.M.Browning. Is it right to link it to him? It is not confirmed, and we shouldn't speculate. Hugs Scar: "Say 'ello to my little friend!" 21:48, May 19, 2011 (UTC)

Appreciation 2[edit source]

I cant imagine the ammount of time you spend retreving that information. Probaly the time i spent playing them. One of my buddies new where to get every down to prewar books. We are the biggest sweats ever and Fallout dude. Keep on doing what you do. Also looking forward to a Skyrim Wikia. Think you can manage or do you just do this for Fallouts. Also do you have any connection with Bethesda.

Dead Horses[edit source]

What's the source for the Dead Horses joining Caesar's Legion? --Lugiatm (talk · contribs) 21:50, May 23, 2011 (UTC)

Hi[edit source]

Im Just curious but how come a lot of the other admins dont contribute as much to the wiki anymore?

FO3 NPC project[edit source]

Hello Shadowrunner (or Jeremy),

Maybe you have forgotten about the Fallout 3 NPC overhaul project and maybe you haven't. I have recently been pouring lots of work into the project and have finished essentially the majority of all unfinished sections, including all the add-ons. However, there is one thing that I cannot do and that is give peer reviews. As the new project leader, I'm asking to to take some time out of your online schedule and do some reviews on the project, if you'd be so kind. Who knows? If I get enough people doing peer reviews, we could finally finish this project. We didn't finish it before Fallout: New Vegas came out like we hoped, but at least we can finish it. Best regards, Kastera (talk) 22:42, May 24, 2011 (UTC)

Modding page[edit source]

You know that I placed a delete template on Modding and it's just vandalism. I messaged GhostAvatar to delete it and he did not. I am not upset because of this and I am saying thank you for deleting that rubbish page. --M72 GauzzUser talk:Gauzz Rifle 05:24, May 27, 2011 (UTC)

three dog[edit source]

An anon is going crazy vandalizing the Three Dog page. BILLYOCEAN 23:13, May 28, 2011 (UTC)

Vandal[edit source]

Inserting foul language in to articles. http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/Special:Contributions/85.72.101.26 - Great Mara 20:18, May 29, 2011 (UTC)

FO3 NPC overhaul project finished[edit source]

Project award - Fallout 3 NPC overhaul.png
Vault Project Medal
You have been awarded the Vault Project Medal for your efforts within the Fallout 3 NPC overhaul project.
Thank you for participating! -- Porter21 (talk) 00:28, May 31, 2011 (UTC)

No.[edit source]

Klein human is for the human Klein. Klein Think Tank is for the Think Tank of Klein. Trolly Polly Olly 21:49, June 2, 2011 (UTC)

timeline error[edit source]

a while ago you edited the fallout timeline and changed october to july as when the courier was ambushed it was october just thought i would let you know and i must ask where you got information that said it started in july?

Admin discussion[edit source]

I created the following Forum:Discussion - Admin responsibility definition in response to the calls in Tag reconfirmation. I would greatly appreciate your opinion. Thanks.--Kingclyde 22:36, June 9, 2011 (UTC)

hello[edit source]

i see you have an xbox360 my gamertag is dottiestmoon0 see ya around. --Nikaje2 04:38, June 14, 2011 (UTC)

NCR-Fiends war[edit source]

I don't want to bother you with useless things, but I think that the NCR-Fiends war is an important event in the Fallout setting as the NCR lost several troops against the fiends and vice-versa. Maybe it's not properly a war, just some kind of guerrilla, but I think that it should be included in the wiki. Anyway, as an experienced user, I also think that you must decide. --Sheriff Williams 19:46, June 14, 2011 (UTC)

Ok, thanks. --Sheriff Williams 20:22, June 14, 2011 (UTC)

Ah, ok. I'll add those in future. Trolly Polly Olly 20:40, June 15, 2011 (UTC)

Thanks[edit source]

I was going to report the vandal to Gothemasticator. Thanks for deleting Creeping vine. And he did remove a lot of content in White Glove Society, that made me wake up because I'm feeling sleepy. --M72 GauzzUser talk:Gauzz Rifle 09:38, June 19, 2011 (UTC)

Vandal[edit source]

Couldn't tell if any other admins were on, you were the last to make an edit. This user: Grayda is just vandalizing the site... --Xa3MysteriousStranger.png 02:10, June 23, 2011 (UTC)

Thanks[edit source]

... for editing news. Now i know how to make good one.

Cheers

Rzeźnik 06:38, July 5, 2011 (UTC)

OWB robots and Computers[edit source]

http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Old_World_Blues_robots_and_computers

Literaryman 07:29, July 24, 2011 (UTC)

  • I was initially putting them into New Vegas robots and computers, but then I saw that an admin was placing them in the other, so I made some of those mistakes, sorry. Literaryman 07:42, July 24, 2011 (UTC)

Page delete[edit source]

I see you deleted the quest page in Old World Blues add-on. I created it because it was on the Old World Blues page, quest part. If it doesn't exist, can I delete the portion in the quest part? Do you understand? MysteryStranger 16:13, July 25, 2011 (UTC)

Bot - Capitalizing[edit source]

Can I ask you to take a look at this forum topic? I would appreciate your input. JspoelJspoel Vault Boy.png 19:13, July 28, 2011 (UTC)

Cazadors[edit source]

Sorry, but that information concerning cazadors can't be placed on Timeline page. The reason being is that Mobius fiddled around with the other Think Tanks' chronometers, affecting their sense of time, so we can't be so sure if the information given by Borous is accurate or not.--Kastera (talk) 22:01, August 21, 2011 (UTC)

Pure human[edit source]

We've had this out at some length. Do not add "pure" to the race fields.--Gothemasticator 01:49, September 24, 2011 (UTC)

Thanks.--Gothemasticator 17:00, September 24, 2011 (UTC)

Thank you[edit source]

I'd just like to thank you personally for voting for me. Now that I'm a moderator, I'll do my very best to ensure that your vote doesn't go to waste. Thank you and cheers! Almighty Higgey (talk page) 21:33, October 21, 2011 (UTC)

Poll comment[edit source]

I deleted your poll comment. I found it to be insulting and in my opinion especially admins shouldn't post comments like that. Jspoel Speech Jspoel.png 14:40, October 23, 2011 (UTC)

  • No need to be sarcastic. That doesn't fall well with me.

Promotional crossover content[edit source]

Hello, Shadowrunner. Can you please look at this forum topic? Your opinion would be highly appreciated. veryblackraven 07:24, October 24, 2011 (UTC)

Historical essays[edit source]

Oops, forgot that :). Thanks a lot. I've made it my mission that I add people who had to have existed for the Fallout Universe to work. My profile pageCome and say hello

Categories[edit source]

Why are you removing those valid categories? HighFiveBearLeft.pngHighFiveBearRight.png 05:07, November 12, 2011 (UTC)

Well looking at all other characters that fall under that category, for E.X. button gwinett is a robot, therefore he would fall under that category. I made sure before I started adding categories, this only makes sense right?

I'll pry ask one of the bureacrats what they think, if they aren't sure, I'll start a talk page about it. HighFiveBearLeft.pngHighFiveBearRight.png 19:46, November 12, 2011 (UTC)

Songs and siting[edit source]

When you work on song articles, please don't remove the siting from above the YouTube video. All song articles have this and for the sake of uniformity, I'd appreciate it if the siting stayed. Thanks! ---Kastera (talk) 18:04, 23 November 2011 (UTC)

Troll Wikia side[edit source]

Named 'TodlerToucher' being a general pain on the wikia side, insulting other editors and generally being as obscene as possible. Aside from the creepy username. Great Mara 06:33, 27 November 2011 (UTC)

Current forum discussions[edit source]

If you have a moment of spare time, I'd appreciate your input on these forum discussions:

Thanks in advance. -- Porter21 (talk) 19:16, 11 December 2011 (UTC)

Admin request[edit source]

Please vote on my adminship request in the forum. Please do not reply to this message, as I am at an internet cafe and will not be able to reply. All votes are welcomed as I wouldn't want to be an admin without backing. My profile pageCome and say hello 18:38, 22 December 2011 (UTC)

Stumbled upon this[edit source]

It exists, but doesn't exist per se. It is a bugged page from the fork that I have fixed by upping it again to the server, should be working fine now. User:AvatarUser talk:Avatar 23:44, 26 December 2011 (UTC)

Boulder City[edit source]

Hello ShadowRunner! I was just cleaning up the names on the Boulder City memorial and I happened to notice that you were the original source for stating that the Hayes mentioned on the memorial was related to the Hayes located in Primm. You wouldn't happen to have some confirmation for this information, would you? I went ahead and removed it as speculation for now, but I'll be more than happy to add it in again if needed. Anyways, thanks for your time and I hope to hear back from you soon! GarouxBloodline 11:14, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

Ah... I guess I should also mention to message me back at Nukapedia. I pretty much only drop by here to update SNM. GarouxBloodline 11:16, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

Concept art[edit source]

I've noticed you're helping out with the concept art uploading :) However, can you make sure to upload the highest possible resolution ("download original photo" on Flickr)? Since they are .jpgs, their size scales really well and we can really use some ultra-hi-res files to give us an edge :) Regards, Tagaziel 08:57, 17 February 2012 (UTC)

Commonwealth Defense Administration?[edit source]

Where did you get this designation for Martin Retslaf?--Ant2242 04:33, 11 March 2012 (UTC)

I didn't notice that thanks, also I think that the latin means "The result justifies the deed." If this is the case than it might mean the saying "The end justifies the means."--Ant2242 19:53, 11 March 2012 (UTC)

Fallout: New Vegas creatures project finished[edit source]

Project award - Fallout New Vegas creatures.png
Vault Project Medal
You have been awarded the Vault Project Medal for your efforts within the Fallout: New Vegas creatures project.
You were a great help on the project. Thanks! --Kastera (talk) 21:35, 13 March 2012 (UTC)

Vernon Square[edit source]

Do you think that the layout of Vernon Square needs restructuring?--Ant2242 15:01, 30 April 2012 (UTC) Yea I agree, Butcher's is the better one for the main quote, but I don't think we should remove Reily's. Any ideas on where to put it? Also do you know if/whats the term for the (pedestrian concrete dividing island) for the loading areas?

What if there put on the charicters' page?--Ant2242 15:35, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

Bubble-Top Corvega[edit source]

Should it be considered the same model as the Atomic V8, because the engine isn't referanced in game. Would it most likley not have the Atomic V8, but instead have a different engine all together?

So do you think that they should be seperated on the Corvega page?--Ant2242 16:37, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

I never asked to be second guessed[edit source]

We should leave it without the 'I' unless Sawyer changes it. :P Nitty the Kitty! 00:21, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

The ingame perk doesn't actually have the I, though. Sawyer can say all he wants, but if you open up the Pip-Boy it's just Never. Nitty the Kitty! 02:01, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

Grand canyon[edit source]

That screen is Colorado River, not Grand Canyon. There also other slide for colorado river. Grand Canyon is only mentioned in HH, there is no-sense for adding in slides canyon and it's obvious reference to mojave wasteland, to colorado. --Languorous_Maiar 11:38, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

Och, ok. That is weird. Sorry for problem. --Languorous_Maiar 18:00, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

Caesar's Legion symbol[edit source]

It's awesome. Thank you <3 Tagaziel 08:27, 5 October 2012 (UTC)

Should Mr. Yesterday have his own page?[edit source]

He is mentioned in terminal enteries throught the Villa. In Puesta del Sol terminal entries under: Status Report, Second Shifts, and More explosives. Also in Salida del Sol terminal entries under: Status Report and Personal log.--Ant2242 00:02, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

Not only was he personally responsible for the Villa, but it also appears Domino had something to do with the corrupion of the construction.--Ant2242 04:05, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

Do mentioned only charicters get placed in Navboxes? I ask because there doesn't seem to be any in Dead Money's.--Ant2242 00:17, 10 October 2012 (UTC)
Then where ahould they go?--Ant2242 01:49, 10 October 2012 (UTC)
Should I put them in the characters page(s)?--Ant2242 03:11, 10 October 2012 (UTC)

New term[edit source]

Should "Brahmin Baron" be added as well?--Ant2242 19:20, 12 October 2012 (UTC)

Shouldn't "ghoulification" as its own term, be a added as well?--Ant2242 17:31, 25 October 2012 (UTC)

Could you help me with Raul?[edit source]

Im having trouble rewriting his page. I'm almost finished with adding all the backround dailogue references, but since the article was missing them to begin with and my writing is mediocre at best I was wondering if you could help me with it?--Ant2242 17:30, 25 October 2012 (UTC)

I'm done with his story telling.... reletively. Theres still the after story questions but there should be enough to wrewrite the article. Thank you.--Ant2242 22:08, 25 October 2012 (UTC)

Adminship?[edit source]

I was wondering how does one become an admin?--Ant2242 06:50, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

State Route sign[edit source]

Can you make a GECK image of that 157 sign you just posted? I wish to add it to several articles but lack the ability.--Ant2242 20:23, 6 December 2012 (UTC)

The signs as they would appear in the GECK, these signs Street Furniture. However if the post is separate I was thinking then we could put them on thier own pages. Thank you!--Ant2242 20:43, 6 December 2012 (UTC)
Sign; it is then. Thank you very much. These empty slots have been bugging me for a while.--Ant2242 21:26, 6 December 2012 (UTC)

Thank you, do you like where this is going?--Ant2242 00:00, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Vindicator[edit source]

Thanks. May your hookers be clean and thy blow pure. Tagaziel 12:43, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

Promoting the Vault[edit source]

Come join a more focused topic here: Forum:Promoting_the_Wiki. Tagaziel 16:42, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Re: Images[edit source]

The pictures I took were a crop of a Youtube video. I don't have the ability to play Fallout 3 &/or NV on my computer.--Ant2242 17:10, 21 January 2013 (UTC)

Images and HUD[edit source]

Open the console (~) and type in TM (short for ToggleMenus) to disable the HUD. Repeat the steps to reenable it.

If you want free camera, type in TFC instead. If you want to pause everything and be able to fly around a freezeframe'd world, type in TFC 1. Repeat the steps to return the camera to your character (it always unpauses the game upon return).

Considered making panoramic images to add? Tagaziel 18:16, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

Dude[edit source]

I never told you how much appreciation I have for you. Well, it's quite a lot. :) Tagaziel 22:11, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Flag[edit source]

Just checked the texture BSAs for Lonesome Road and vanilla FNV. Outside one billboard and the Red Glare, it still uses the 12 star variant. Tagaziel 22:47, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Hobo Graffiti[edit source]

I've added them, thank you for the uploads! Btw, I've played FNV many times and the only one I've seen is the Doctor one on the NV Medial Clinic. If you could find them in game, could you please update the Notes & Description sections please.--Ant2242 05:00, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Plagiarism[edit source]

Hey Shadow. I don't think it's proper to call citing the guide verbatim plagiarism. We attribute the quotes, rather than presenting them as our own work.

I do agree with your larger point, that we should rewrite and incorporate the information onto the flow of the article. Keep up the good work! ;) Tagaziel 07:58, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Caesar's Legion and other faction's vexillology/symbolism[edit source]

Hello, I'll try, if time and moderators allow to vectorize as many faction logos as I can and render them as .svg format. Also, I think the Caesars legion flag should be the vexillum since it's the proper symbol found in game, but I've changed the current flag to a vexilloid since there is no rectangle Caesar's Legion flag, I'll vectorize the file later if possible.

NCR history[edit source]

The deleted parts were repeating what was already included in the core NCR article. Hope I did alright overall? Tagaziel (talk) 17:31, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

Mentioned Only[edit source]

Be careful with your edits, please. Ant removed that Randall Clark is a mentioned only character in the info-boxes, because he isn't a mentioned only character, and I followed up on that change by removing him from the Honest Hearts mentioned only character category. Thank you for hopefully understanding. Happy editing! 67.187.96.246 23:21, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

What in the world are you talking about? A person is a person. Dead or alive, it doesn't matter - you can still find them, and you can still meet them. Just because they can't say "Hello" back doesn't mean that they're not a tangible presence. 67.187.96.246 04:00, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
Also, can you please stop edit-warring? There are two users who have agreed with these changes, and you have taken it upon yourself to take your own perceptions and lord it over us. Wouldn't you agree that an actual discussion would net better results, instead of steamroll editing? 67.187.96.246 04:03, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
I can respect your opinion. I still don't personally agree, though. This is the definition of 'meet': "Come into the presence or company of (someone) by chance or arrangement" If I am wrong in my assessment, though, I'd suggest talking this through with others, since there are many article-pages involved here, considering deceased characters that are not classified as mentioned-only characters. A couple of perfect examples would be Trash and Martin Retslaf. 67.187.96.246 06:53, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
So what do you think at this point? I'm still up for having my mind changed, but it's starting to seem like others are agreeing that one doesn't need to be alive to make a presence outside of the mentioned-only boundaries. 67.187.96.246 22:26, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

I'm personally inclined to take the anon's viewpoint; the point of a mentioned-only character is that they can't be found in-game. You'll never find a vault dweller from V22 (like Harrison Peters) or a pre-War entertainer (like Joey Baxter) so they remain as being "mentioned-only". Since many dead people are present or appear in the games, they should be treated as characters appearing in their respective game. That's what the "Appearances" section on character pages is intended to do: show that a character can legitimately be found within the game (it doesn't matter if they can be interacted with). --Kastera (talk) 03:20, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

Their bodies might appear, but the person doesn't actually appear. Maybe we can do something that for character's whose bodies only appear while they're dead before the player even gets to them? --Shadowrunner(stuff) 03:13, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

My Shadow[edit source]

It's good to see you back, friend. Tagaziel (talk) 09:21, 6 July 2013 (UTC)

Did I mess up...[edit source]

Did I mess up the Postal logo Image? I tried to delete my older image but it keeps showing up in the File page.--Ant2242 (talk) 07:07, 18 July 2013 (UTC)

Icons[edit source]

Can you be more specific? I think all you have to do is keep it square, so that the proportions are right. Tagaziel (talk) 21:37, 2 October 2013 (UTC)

From what I can see, the problem lies with the format. Try using the .png format instead of .gif. I believe Wikimedia uses a different scaling algorithm for the former, resulting in jagged edges and pixelization. Tagaziel (talk) 09:00, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

Source text?[edit source]

What qualifies as a source text?--Ant2242 (talk) 19:13, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

Attribution policy[edit source]

Since it became clear we require a clear attribution policy, I've posted a proposal in the forum. Your input is necessary! Tagaziel (talk) 11:27, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

[edit source]

I'm not sure. I'll have to ask. Tagaziel (talk) 16:52, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

Upcoming publications project[edit source]

I have been trying to collect any and all mentions of publications in the Fallout universe for some time now. Although I have no idea on how to categorize and wikify them I have compiled them. Here: "User:Ant2242/to do list" under "[[Media project]] comics/Books/magazines/Motion pictures/et cetera" click the edit button to see the entire lists.--Ant2242 (talk) 20:35, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

Traps merge?[edit source]

I was thinking we should we merge the traps pages for FO3 & FNV. What's your take on the subject?--Ant2242 (talk) 16:48, 20 October 2013 (UTC) User:Ant2242/sandbox02

Marking non-confirmed stuff[edit source]

I'm experimenting with an alternate method for marking stuff that's not been confirmed by primary sources. What do you think? Tagaziel (talk) 12:41, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

Table widths[edit source]

Are you experiencing the width changes for the dialogue tables as well? It seems to have compressed to me.--Ant2242 (talk) 01:16, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

The tables in for the dialogue. Ex. "George Neusbaum's dialogue"--Ant2242 (talk) 02:49, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

I found examples of both occurrences. I don't recall this error(?) being around before the wiki update. Do you have any idea of what could cause this?--Ant2242 (talk) 19:05, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Same file?[edit source]

Is this "PSYCHIC.MSG" the same file as this "GIDEON.MSG" or are they separate files in the game?--Ant2242 (talk) 23:01, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

Good catch![edit source]

I'll post in an hour or so, to give the latest post some clearance :) Tagaziel (talk) 17:57, 10 January 2014 (UTC)

Pre-made Characters[edit source]

Isn't that the problem, though? The game-guides are not canon material since they weren't even made by Obsidian, Bethesda, Zenimax, and I have the guide, as well, which when reading the page, never gives the impression that these characters were anything more than just example character strategies like Bethesda did for Fallout 3 on their website. They're not actual protagonists/antagonists, and adding them seems to be strategy. 69.247.6.120 20:42, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

Isn't that strategy though, which is not what our wikis are about? I mean, if they were actual protagonists or something that we could pick from such as in the originals, I'd understand. But in their current form, those pages are essentially telling players how to optimize certain builds. Sorry if I'm nitpicking, here. It just seems really odd to me to have these pages. 69.247.6.120 20:53, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
There's a difference between being made by Bethesda and being canon. The whole FNV was made by Obsidian (which is not the owner of the IP) for Bethesda, just like those guides were made by PrimaGames. Fallout canon article states that official supplement materials have the same level of canonicity as the respective game, at least untill they don't contradict that game. But let's not fight over the canon status. What should we do with the references? Albert Tenpenny, Billie DeLoria, Edgar Wellington III, and Opie Moriarty look like a FO3 reference for me. Even more since David Hodgson also wrote FO3 guide. Should we mention those references in Behind the Scenes? veryblackraven 21:06, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
Unless those archetypes are directly mentioned as being references to FO3 characters, we will consider that their names are a (at best) subconscious connection and not a lore one. After all; Why create new names when jumbling the old ones works?--Ant2242 (talk) 21:17, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
Ok then. I've removed Behind the Scenes section from Edgar Wellington III page. Still, I think it's a bit too strict. We have a number of reference which were not officially confirmed here. That "needs verification" template you used on Arnold Black page was more than enough, IMO. veryblackraven 21:28, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
I never said NV was made by Bethesda. :| 69.247.6.120 21:32, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
I never said you did. :) I just used it as an example that "not made by IP owner" does not mean "non-canon". And "made by IP owner" doesn't mean "canon", BTW, proved by FOBOS. :) veryblackraven 21:40, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

Input needed[edit source]

Need your input on Forum:Fixed or variable width?. Tagaziel (talk) 17:45, 19 January 2014 (UTC)

Pip-Boy holodisks[edit source]

I was wondering if you could help me verify the cleaning up of the holodisks I'm trying to do.--Ant2242 (talk) 21:21, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

Drugs, not Chems[edit source]

Hey Shade, a note: The correct term is drug. Chem is a post-apocalyptic slang term, one we should refrain from using. Category:Humans isn't named Category:Smoothskins after all. :) Tagaziel (talk) 20:26, 28 January 2014 (UTC)

Hey, no problem. I've specifically checked Wikipedia to see their generic, top level article. I think chem is a slang term used exclusively for man-made drugs, by the way, though I'm not a hundred percent sure. Tagaziel (talk) 07:40, 29 January 2014 (UTC)

Give me your e-mail[edit source]

I've got something for you. Tagaziel (talk) 22:11, 4 February 2014 (UTC)

Format[edit source]

Hey Shade, can I ask you to get images in in .png format? It's lossless and renders properly in all browserś. :) Tagaziel (talk) 19:46, 11 February 2014 (UTC)

Ammo pages[edit source]

You're a peach :) --Kastera (talk) 04:45, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

Do you remember...[edit source]

Do you remember where the term "Core Region" came from?--Ant2242 (talk) 00:11, 14 February 2014 (UTC)

Line counting[edit source]

You could copy paste the original upload into excel. That's what I've been doing, unfortunately most have not been added with the faction generic dialogue.--Ant2242 (talk) 16:59, 23 February 2014 (UTC)

Your input plz[edit source]

I propose a major change to our interactions tables to improve the browsing experience. Tagaziel (talk) 12:27, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

Can you weigh in?[edit source]

Forum:Manual of style:Referencing dialogue format. Tagaziel (talk) 08:38, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

Thank you![edit source]

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You have been given An art piece..
Your efforts and diligence have not gone unnoticed, and you have been given a small token of appreciation.
Something to thank you for all your hard work. --Ant2242 (talk) 04:39, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
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You have been given A personal unique weapon..
Your efforts and diligence have not gone unnoticed, and you have been given a small token of appreciation.
Something to thank you for all your hard work. --Ant2242 (talk) 20:10, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

Standardized references format[edit source]

Hey there, I've set up a poll for the references format. It will run for 72 hours. You can find it here. Please vote so that we can finally have an unified format for the references. Tagaziel (talk) 15:41, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

BoS NAvbox[edit source]

Did I ever thank you for it? If not, thank you, it's a great piece of work. Tagaziel (talk) 21:15, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Forum:Missing concepts[edit source]

I would appreciate your opinion in the matter.--Ant2242 (talk)

Super mutant page fiasco[edit source]

I was wondering what is your opinion about this idea that I'm working on to re organize the Super mutant page fiasco.

  • Super mutant
Backgrounds transcluded from here
Bios transcluded from here
    • Mariposa super mutant
Character overview similar to how the Ghoul main page is done
      • Nightkin
Character overview similar to how the Ghoul main page is done
    • V87 super mutant
Variety as with creature overviews

--Ant2242 (talk) 23:03, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

I think only the V87 sm should be treated as a creature page. The Mariposa sm seems to be more of a character. The confusion here is that there are so many missing generic characters.--Ant2242 (talk) 04:13, 13 May 2014 (UTC)

Missing dialogue files.[edit source]

Thank you for adding that INT file. Are there other dialogue files missing, MSG or otherwise?--Ant2242 (talk) 02:40, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

The only other one I know of is Dumar (Fallout)'s file. Is there a way to find cut dialogue files?

Also What do you think of me splitting the FO1/2 dialogue files into Character/Terminal/Holodisk/Note(s)?--Ant2242 (talk) 17:05, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

Also Environment/Location?--Ant2242 (talk) 18:26, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

You do good work. That edit to Etienne is a step in the right direction. :) Tagaziel (talk) 11:55, 6 June 2014 (UTC)

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Veronica's dialogue[edit source]

I was perusing Veronica Santangelo's dialogue and I found some mention of an Abraham, sounds like a ghoul she knew and cared about, as well as some dialogue about an accelerator (Ctrl+F to find them). I never heard any of this when I talk to Veronica in game, so I think we're looking at some cut content. IIRC you've had a lot of experience with cut content; have you heard/seen any of this stuff before? --Kastera (talk) 19:22, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

What crafty developers they are. Thanks for the schooling. --Kastera (talk) 21:12, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Missing coloumn[edit source]

Thank you! For you help on the dialogue file project. I must ask what column is missing? I Know that one is for responses by the Courier, but I cannot for the life of me figure it out. I added what I could find to the bottom of various pages. Any help in the matter would be greatly appreciated!--Ant2242 (talk) 00:22, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

@_@ I have no idea what that means. <:-( !!
Thank you for finding the dialogue!! Unfortunately the entirety of the dialogue -that is on the wiki- was done the incorrect way.--Ant2242 (talk) 02:32, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

The Pitt[edit source]

I was thinking: Maybe we should swap the categories and use just The Pitt for the settlement and The Pitt (add-on) for the add-on? Much like we have Harry and Harold, without the suffixes. Tagaziel (talk) 07:01, 27 June 2014 (UTC)

Vault 22 and cannibalism[edit source]

That's a good point, but their being cannibals is stated at two separate points (when he tried to free the Mexicans and later when he saw them live). Sylvie also corroborates that they were a pretty horrible bunch. Overall, I think that we need to be careful with interpretation of sources. Clark could've inaccurately described a language spoken, but not the disappearance of several people in the bellies of a group of Vault dwellers. Tagaziel (talk) 20:47, 3 July 2014 (UTC)

The reason I give credence to Clark over Hendricks is that Clark is consistently showed as careful, but compassionate. He wouldn't have gone on a roaring rampage of revenge against the Vault dwellers if they hadn't committed some sort of heinous act, like killing and eating Mexicans. Go over the notes and see that this intense violence is an aberration, as normally he watches the immigrants to Zion from the shadows and even helps them discretely.
I understand your reluctance to use just a single source for it, but I do believe Clark has a better claim to the truth, given that his entries were intended only for himself and he wasn't concerned with showing them to others. Even Sylvie. Hendricks, on the other hand, since he leaves a public warning, wouldn't really out himself as a cannibal that ate people he enslaved. The warning is exactly what they'd leave, since truly evil people don't consider themselves evil. Tagaziel (talk) 07:18, 4 July 2014 (UTC)

Grammar[edit source]

If the quests' names of a game are a sentences should we include the period?--Ant2242 (talk) 02:48, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Directly from the msg files "QUESTS.MSG (Fallout)" and "QUESTS.MSG (Fallout 2)"--Ant2242 (talk) 03:06, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

You are so cool[edit source]

...for creating those blown up weapon images! How long did they take? --Kastera (talk) 21:09, 19 July 2014 (UTC)

Those images are Amazing!! Thank you for making them!--Ant2242 (talk) 02:29, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

Amendment to ordering[edit source]

Amendments, amendments! Canonicity is a bad criterion, since it's unclear and there's no definite ruling. Tagaziel (talk) 13:39, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

Dialogue file method?[edit source]

You have a dialogue file method? Could I ask what is it? I've been stuck on the gamebro dialogue due to consistent error and lack of knowledge of what went wrong.----Ant2242 (talk) 20:10, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

How do you fix the mistakes? What I'm mostly stuck on is, what I think is a missing column of questions the Courier asks.--Ant2242 (talk) 20:52, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

Kings chalkboard[edit source]

We need to add this to the misc. world objects page and was wondering; is that the full image of the chalkboard? Also What is the name and base ID numbers?--Ant2242 (talk) 06:44, 3 August 2014 (UTC)

Project rewrite[edit source]

Forum:Gamebro dialogue project rewrite--Ant2242 (talk) 20:46, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

References debacle[edit source]

What's your take on this? I feel that consolidated references do not act as reference, since it's hard to identify precisely what is being cited and how. Tagaziel (talk) 16:44, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

More social[edit source]

Do it. We might as well add a Twitter account and maintain it collectively for schizophrenic posting. ;) Just let me know the addresses and I'll add them to the frontpage. Tagaziel (talk) 08:35, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

If I may make a suggestion, the tumblr should be vaultwiki.tumblr, since other choices were taken. It sounds cliche, but I did some research last night and vault.tumblr hosted fetish pornography and thevault.tumblr was also taken, so that narrows our choices. The twitter handle should also match whatever tumblr name you decide on. --Kastera (talk) 16:34, 8 August 2014 (UTC)
I like the design of the page. Crisp, smooth, and Vaulty. :) Tagaziel (talk) 09:10, 10 August 2014 (UTC)
Looks great! I'm not much of a tumblrite and am ignorant of the process; do I need to make an account and then you add me as an admin for the Vault Fallout Wiki blogspace, or do you just email me the log-in information? --Kastera (talk) 17:13, 10 August 2014 (UTC)

Alright, I made my tumblr. Anything else needed from me? --Kastera (talk) 18:49, 10 August 2014 (UTC)

I will use the email feature on The Vault to get my tumblr email address to you. (But first you will need to go into your preferences and and check the box "Enable email from other users". It's at the bottom of the page under the User profile tab.) You can understand why I don't want to post it here on your talk page. --Kastera (talk) 19:22, 10 August 2014 (UTC)
 ::Sigh:: It seems like the Vault's email system and Tumblr's "ask a question" function both suck, so I'm going to try to send you tumblr fan mail tomorrow, when I've been following your blog for 48 hours. This is turning out to be more work than it's worth! :P --Kastera (talk) 16:08, 12 August 2014 (UTC)
I just joined the group. Three days later and we're finally successful! --Kastera (talk) 17:41, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

Tumblr[edit source]

So far, I've been posting things for my use as it tends to be my personal opinion or give me a nostalgic lore boner. Though now that you bring it up, the Sierra Madre broadcast and the Old World Blues things probably could have appeared on the Vault's page. I'm new to managing social network pages, so I don't know the customs of what should be posted to represent the organization (i.e. The Vault) in a good light. If you like, I can have the Vault tumblr reblog my posts. --Kastera (talk) 01:04, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

I actually didn't know how to post as The Vault until literally 20 seconds ago, so you can now expect more postings from The Vault by me in the future. --Kastera (talk) 01:33, 18 August 2014 (UTC)
It's shared! If you have any ideas for media we can share or need me to do some Mapper magic, drop me a note at mikaelgrizzly@gmail.com. :) Tagaziel (talk) 18:31, 25 August 2014 (UTC)

Hi! So it's you who's running the Tumblr page. That's cool, it looks like The Vault is slowly getting presented on all major social platforms. I'm happy to help, however: 1. My skills with images leave much to be desired; 2. I've only just created my Tumblr account to follow The Vault, so I'll need some time to see how things are done there. :) Btw, I've done my bit of sharing on our G+ page. It's not as popular as Facebook one, but I hope this helps a bit. Also, don't you think we should add the link to the Tumblr to {{Wiki in other media}} to feature it on the main page? veryblackraven 22:14, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Sure, as I've said, I'm happy to help. :) a.vyshensky@gmail.com veryblackraven 22:43, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
Got it. Thanks. :) veryblackraven 22:56, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Faction guidelines[edit source]

Could you take a look at Forum:Default faction article layout and perhaps give some input? Thanks, Kastera (talk) 18:54, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Maps[edit source]

Thank you! I was inspired by the discovery of orthogonal view in the GECK. Tagaziel (talk) 20:53, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Filed terminals[edit source]

I was wondering what your take is on this "Enclave field research terminal entries"--Ant2242 (talk) 22:05, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

Not all the terminals are "research" terminals, should we remove it from the title? Also I have no idea if the "note:" sections are correct.--Ant2242 (talk) 09:07, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

Which is better; "Enclave field terminal entries" or "Enclave field terminals terminal entries" ?--Ant2242 (talk) 17:00, 25 October 2014 (UTC)

What's your take?[edit source]

Forum:Characteristics info

--Ant2242 (talk) 21:36, 15 November 2014 (UTC)

OWB navbox[edit source]

Should I add ALL the characters to the OWB navbox?--Ant2242 (talk) 10:37, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

What is a repulsion device.[edit source]

To me a repulsion device is any kind of security measure. From force fields to electrical floors to electrical & regular locks.--Ant2242 (talk) 04:56, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

I believe that locks, electronic or otherwise, should be its own section on the page. It is very unfortunate that there are little references for that page.--Ant2242 (talk) 14:55, 20 December 2014 (UTC)


Tumblr[edit source]

That is a kind offer - I am actually in the process of furthering my website networking, and Tumblr is one of the social mediums that I am looking into next. I do not have an account quite yet, but with the weekend rolling around, I will definitely sit down and figure out what Tumblr is all about. Will update you soon. :) GarouxBloodline (talk) 06:59, 10 January 2015 (UTC)

Page naming update[edit source]

"Forum:Page naming update"--Ant2242 (talk) 00:10, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

Infobox[edit source]

Godspeed you, Shadowrunner! :D Tagaziel (talk) 19:37, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

New Guideline section[edit source]

Should I add a line on the Article layout guideline page about the quotation template?--Ant2242 (talk) 21:40, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Images[edit source]

The jagginess comes from the fact that I don't use the anti-aliasing property when removing the background - or in NifSkope for that matter. It helps to cleanly remove the background. I'll look into what you're suggesting. :) Tagaziel (talk) 08:01, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

New Thumb enclosure[edit source]

What's your take on the new enclosure? I like the enclosure but find the blue links a little hard to read on the black background.--Ant2242 (talk) 08:25, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

I agree completely, do you think we could change the colors and make the image portion transparent? That way the image will be prominent.--Ant2242 (talk) 18:59, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

Fallout 3 message files[edit source]

Could you please upload a raw data page for the message files in FO3?--Ant2242 (talk) 23:41, 12 March 2015 (UTC)

Fallout 2 grave site characters[edit source]

Would you consider these characters AND a referenced to the programmers and devs, or just a reference to the programmers and devs? If it's the former then we need to create a lot of pages.--Ant2242 (talk) 20:13, 12 April 2015 (UTC)

Terminal entries standardization layout[edit source]

Recently I've been standardizing the layout of the Gamebryo terminal entries pages. I am wondering should I create a forum to discuss the format I've been going with? To make it official.--Ant2242 (talk) 02:25, 30 April 2015 (UTC)

Fallout 3 and New Vegas Guide overviews?[edit source]

I believe we need to overview these pages, as there are 7 variants for FO3 and 4 for FNV. Do you think it should be a straight overview or just add all the separate books to the same page?--Ant2242 (talk) 01:27, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

I've added them to the page, however I still believe that we should overview it.--Ant2242 (talk) 11:52, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

Blood-Nap unique texture[edit source]

Hey Shadowrunner, do you remember the name of the unique texture from the LR .bsa for the bowie knife? You uploaded it like a year ago and it's on the Blood-Nap page, and I'm wondering if the texture is actually named like FirstPersonBowieKnifeUnique or something like that. Nitty the Kitty! 01:42, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Category:Locations by type[edit source]

As you know I recently finished cleaning up the categories "Vault" and replaced "Towns" with "Settlements". I am afraid that I made some errors along the way and must ask if you could give the cats a review. Also should I break up the "Military and research facilities" category by game?--Ant2242 (talk) 22:34, 2 June 2015 (UTC)

Atom Bomb Baby[edit source]

I was trying to find information on the performers of this song (Five Stars), but it's almost like they never existed. I found another five man doo wop group called The Dubs that was formed in 1956 out of two other groups, one of them originally called "The 5 Stars". Only problem is that The Dubs were never signed to Dot Records. Have you found anything on Five Stars? --Kastera (talk) 16:36, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

Atomic Command[edit source]

When I was making the page, I was going to list all of the landmarks as stand-ins for cities because Mt. Rushmore ain't a city and Keystone, SD isn't well known. Problem is I didn't know what the Chicago landmark was and it was an all or nothing thing, so I just settled for the "eight cities or landmarks". You obviously recognized the Chicago landmark, so could you replace the cities with the landmarks (Golden Gate Bridge, Space Needle, Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, Mount Rushmore, "Chicago landmark", Gateway Arch, National Mall, and Statue of Liberty)? --Kastera (talk) 16:03, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

I believe its the "Chicago Water Tower", however I also believe that it should be the landmarks as Keystone, SD isn't well known.--Ant2242 (talk) 19:12, 24 June 2015 (UTC)