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Edit warring on the Emma Watson page

Can someone please solve this issue that is being caused by another editor that is making false additions to the Emma Watson page. She isn't blonde, her eyes aren't light brown, they aren't hazel, they aren't light. And she's not 4.6.

She may have dyed her hair blonde in the past, but her official hair colour is light brown. Also if there's going to be a debate as to whether her eyes are dark or light brown, I think that it should remain tweaked to a more neutral description, or otherwise change the information back to dark brown, because her eyes are clearly not light brown, and they clearly aren't hazel. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 09:59, March 27, 2016 (UTC)

I've protected the page in the hopes of the stemming the current edit war. Personally, I don't the purpose of listing the eye and hair colours of actors in their infoboxes, since it strikes me as fluff/trivia, rather than useful or interesting information which could assist the reader in understanding of the article's subject. With fictional characters, on the other hand, providing a description of physical appearance is useful, since the fictional characters exist strictly within the realm of imagination, and summarizing the imaginary world of the HP novels is our mandate. Starstuff (Owl me!) 19:15, March 27, 2016 (UTC)

Protected articles edit request

Yes check Done - The request was handled by SuperSajuuk.

The articles Flora Carrow and Hestia Carrow, both recently locked because of edit warring by Jdogturd7, contain in their Behind the Scenes section the phrase: "Both her and her sister...". This is grammatically incorrect; it should be "Both she and her sister...". — RobertATfm(talk) 11:06, May 1, 2016 (UTC)

Could've just asked on my talkpage (or the article's talkpage) and I'd have fixed the mistake. :p
Regardless, I fixed the error, but it would be better to just message a sysop directly or ask on the article talkpage. --Sajuuk 11:08, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
No need for name calling Bobby boy. Jdogno7 (talk) 17:37, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
Yeah, right. If this is your opinion, please refrain from calling people cowards. Ariel159 (talk) 18:06, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
The use of Booby boy was to make the point that it is unpleasant to make slurs about other people's names. Well I feel that user is someone else using another alias to avoid being identified which I consider cowardly. Jdogno7 (talk) 18:18, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
What goes around, comes around - therefore refrain from insulting calling people names, whether cowards of Booby boy. Ariel159 (talk) 18:27, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
And this ends now. This is a requests page, not a "insult people who make requests" page. Getting ridiculous now. --Sajuuk 18:33, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
"What goes around, comes around - therefore refrain from insulting calling people names, whether cowards of Booby boy.": "What goes around, comes around -...": True. "...therefore refrain from insulting, calling people names,...": I notice that Robert ATfm is not being reprimanded for such behavior? Why is that?
"And this ends now. This is a requests page, not a "insult people who make requests" page. Getting ridiculous now.": What ends now? What about the people who make requests who also make insults? What is ridiculous? --Jdogno7 (talk) 18:58, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
To reply to SuperSajuuk's (I hope I spelled that correctly) point: If you contact a sysop directly, you have contacted that one sysop. If you instead post a request on this page, you have contacted all the sysops, and there is a much better chance that your request will be dealt with in a timely manner. Surely that is the purpose of this page? — RobertATfm (talk) 19:04, May 1, 2016 (UTC)
@Jdogno7: Do you even know how to use a wiki or are you just deliberately trolling? Let me make it clear: stop responding on this page.
@RobertATfm: I don't know if you are aware, but nearly all of the sysops are inactive, with just a limited presence by a few, so while I completely understand what this page is for (as I see it used on a couple of other wiki's I edit on), it is actually quite likely nobody will see the request at all.
Considering I'm always around and will see my talkpage quickly (I get email notifications, as well as a bubble notification on other wiki's on Wikia), it is far quicker to simply have asked me on my talkpage with the request (especially as I was around when you made this request in the first place).
And now there will be no further responses to this request. If users post further on this request, the messages will be removed. The request in question has been done, so there is zero need for further posts. @Robert: If you need to respond to my post here, please do so at my talkpage. Thanks. --Sajuuk 19:40, May 1, 2016 (UTC)

Wikia Forum System Vote

As User:BachLynn23 called for a formal vote on this matter 8 days ago, but is no longer acting as an admin here, can one of the current admins please handle this voting process including:

  • Clearly stating the timeline for the voting process
  • Ensure that process and votes tallied abide by the current Voting Policy

Many thanks --Ironyak1 (talk) 09:19, May 9, 2016 (UTC)

Bump - This issue is festering, can we please determine the steps needed to find a resolution? Thanks --Ironyak1 (talk) 23:09, May 21, 2016 (UTC)
Or we could ignore the vote aspect entirely and base the decision on the lengthy discussion that was held, which showed that there was a clear majority for the changeover ;) --Sajuuk 09:44, May 22, 2016 (UTC)

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