Talk:Main Page

From Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is the place for discussing the Main Page itself. For your inconvenience, we've provided a table of useful pages, but don't discuss them here.
New Stuff on top bottom. Make a separate header for each topic.

For general Uncyclopedia chat, please use the Village Dump.
For bugs and other issues not Main Page-related, please use Uncyclopedia:Report a problem.

Archived talk: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Help Menu

Uncyclopedia is a content-free encyclopedia. Anyone can edit Uncyclopedia, and its contents are free and open to abuse.

You can also help poor people by giving them money.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Big Five



Quick help links


Resolving disputes
To resolve issues between users.
Report a site problem
Report issues with the software and the site.
Ask an administrator
New contributors are encouraged to ask for help.
Multilingual coordination
Coordinating the languages.
Community Portal
This is a good place to start.
UnNews
Totally irrelevant announcements and news.
Protection Requests
If you need an article protected or unprotected.
Citing Uncyclopedia
For help citing Uncyclopedia as a reference.


Ask a question


Newbie Help
List of users happy to help newcomers.
Village Dump
For answers (sometimes) and a closer look at how the site is run.
IRC chat channels
Whining and throwing feces.
{{help}}
Add this magic incantation to your page and help will soon appear.


Things to do


What you can do
An entire list of options.
Requested articles
Write an article requested by users like you, or request an article yourself.

Policies and Such


Other Important Links


General information pages


Special pages




Bloink1 solid.png
This article was nominated for deletion on March 31, 2005.
The result of the discussion was Keep.
Bloink1 solid.png
This article was nominated for deletion on September 28, 2006.
The result of the discussion was Keep.
Bloink1 solid.png
This article was nominated for deletion on March 25, 2013.
The result of the discussion was Delete.

Let's try to make this wiki larger

I have an idea; let's don't delete ANY pages even if they were bad, edit them better instead. Let's try to reach 30,000 articles! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pjoona11 (talk • contribs)

Mysterious things

I only now realized main page can be discussed here, on its talk page! These talk pages are like the hidden dark side of the more visible non-talk pages. Dark secrets about nothing much. How interesting! Style Oranssiviiva.jpg Guide 20:42, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

It's also where we store our broccoli. Keeps it crisp. Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:36, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

Hold the fucking phone...

Are we moving uncyclopedia BACK? Will the articles we made here be transferred? Are you expecting us to to move our edits to a community we don't even KNOW? Answers. We need em. All rise for Acmed2 (talk) 02:00, 1 April 2013 (UTC)

For answers: ask Zombiebaron Madclaw @ talk 02:14, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
I'd really appreciate urgent answer now before I cry myself to sleep in a little bit. My real concern is the moving process. Will I have to move my articles myself, or will you do that for me? All rise for Acmed2 (talk) 02:20, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Whats the date? What does that date mean? What does that mean for the main page? ~Sir Frosty (Talk to me!) Proudly bogan 02:28, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Frosty, out of all people, I'd think you'd know this... All rise for Acmed2 (talk) 02:30, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Frosty has been reprogrammed. Frosty knows what we wish him to know. All will be assimilated into the bliss of the Grand Wikia Empire. Those who resist will be disposed of. -RAHB 02:31, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, yeah, so about my articles... All rise for Acmed2 (talk) 02:35, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Your articles will be assimilated into the Grand Wikia Empire Hivemind. Resistance is useless. Your articles will become a part of our global consciousness. They will serve the great Wikia purpose. Those articles which are deemed of low quality will be incinerated. -RAHB 02:36, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Okay, thank you. So the two sites will merge, is what I'm getting... All rise for Acmed2 (talk) 02:44, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
I think you should check the current date.  Sir Peasewhizz Biblio HOS Awards 02:45 4.01.13
Mark this date on your diary. Today is the beginning of the grand Wikia re-appropriation. All will be assimilated. -RAHB 02:47, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
I, for one, welcome our new Wikia overlords -- Brigadier General Sir Zombiebaron 03:23, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
I see a successful catch here. Acmed2 should be made an admin immediately, so he can be tasked with moving all the pages over. Then deopped right after that. imnho. Aleister 10:15 today's date
I wish I could punch you all in the face via the internet. Honestly. All rise for Acmed2 (talk) 12:07, 1 April 2013 (UTC)

Front page

That is ugly as sin. Any way to make the title smaller, and to include one paragraph instead of two, so it doesn't warp the whole page? I do like the idea that it looks like a blurb, but I don't think the current version is as good as it could be. Leverage (talk) 10:04, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

How's it now? -RAHB 10:46, 9 April 2013 (UTC)
It's the final word in elegance and beauty. Danke! Leverage (talk) 11:03, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

Featured

Why isn't there a new article of the day? I checked VFH and there are a lot of articles with a decent number of positive votes. InMooseWeTrust (talk) 18:58, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

I've posted that on MadMax's page, I shall go and seek out RAHB now... IFYMB! Talk to me baby! 19:01 11 June 2013
Yeah, I saw. To answer your question, it's because the admins are lazy. And to also answer it, I'll stop being lazy for a minute and do a new one now. -RAHB 19:05, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Okay, so it's actually 5 hours until switchover so everybody make sure we give it 29 hours at least. But I think we're featuring at least every other day now so probably 53? Or something. I dunno. -RAHB 19:16, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

Featured article

Ain't got no title. I thought it was about New York for a second! Leverage (talk) 06:32, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

My tuppence worth

I know this way looks more like wikipedia, but I think it's massively detrimental to the site. It works on wiki well enough because the key word is nearly always the first word. With us, the articles are not normally so clear (see today's for example, where "cereal" is about the hundredth word. It makes even less sense when our featured articles are not from main - then you're expecting readers to read a script, a piece of news, or a howto with no context. I hate it, and I think it gives the other front page an advantage over ours. Leverage (talk) 08:28, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

That's ridiculous. A more rational plan would be to get rid of the frontpage completely, replacing it with a nice, simple, 404 error. And on April 1rd, we can redirect it to Wikipedia. Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 23:10, 23 May 2014 (UTC)
I'd agree with that. I'd like to change it back, but I'd like to get some other opinions on it first - though Electrified Admin changed it without any consensus at all. – Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribslogs) 23:13, 23 May 2014Uncyclopedia is a community site that anyone can contribute to. Discover, share and add your knowledge! UncyclopediaUncyclopediaIllogicopediai:fr:LogimalpediePaudurapedyjaFrithchiclipeidUncapaediaAbsurdopediaScotypedia
I've made a forum so people can vote on it - Forum:Vote:_Front_page_article_name - in an attempt to get some consensus one way or the other. Leverage (talk) 10:34, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

Brought to you by these announcements

User:Jocke Pirat/Unsochttp://www.unsoc.gov
User:Jocke Pirat/Unsochttp://www.unsoc.gov


|}

I think it's at:

{{MonthlyAwards}}
{{Vote Reminder}}
|}
|}

We possibly don't want the last |}.  :-) MrN MrN9000SouthParksmall.jpg 09:12. Jul 7

Yep. A recent reformat of the Monthly Awards template added a new |} which made one of those two redundant. Fixed. -RAHB 15:31, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

Why is there a conditional show?

I don't see the point of showing some things on Mondays and Fridays but not on any other day of the week. If people think it's important, it should be shown all the time. If not, it should never be shown. Showing it periodically just seems kind of confusing. --Talk to me! Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 18:09, 25 October 2014 (UTC)

Showing what when now? -RAHB 18:10, 26 October 2014 (UTC)
"Featured users" and "Featured today a long time ago" only appear on Mondays and Fridays. I checked the source for the page and it's been programmed to do that. I don't know why. --Talk to me! Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 18:16, 26 October 2014 (UTC)
I think it was hotadmin who opted to hide some stuff - recent articles. I moved it around, cos I think Recent is more important than Featured Users, which we change once every now and then. Having just been voted uncyclopedian of the month, i think the vote and the badge is more than enough backslapping, the front page is maybe overkill, and i do like the idea of the front page being shorter and better. but i jut put it in the hidden section as a kind of compromise/fudge. Leverage (talk) 18:55, 26 October 2014 (UTC)
We should probably just get rid of it altogether. Wikipedia doesn't have it and nobody updates it. When they do, they just write one or two sentences. Also, the only people who care about featured users are the people who are here regularly. --Talk to me! Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 19:08, 26 October 2014 (UTC)
Done. The other thing I would like to change is the featured image. currently it is weight so it only shows the "best" ones, but this means they get repeated a LOT. I'd be in favour of a more random system of all featured images. Leverage (talk) 07:25, 27 October 2014 (UTC)

Hi

So what is wrong with this page? why do we keep needing to refresh it? --Leverage (talk) 16:47, 3 February 2015 (UTC)