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Hi, friend or stranger! You've found your way to my Talk page. I'm GodDjonni , and this is one of the ways you can get in touch with me about anything game or wiki related. If you leave me a note here, I'll reply here. You can click here to start a conversation with me about a new topic below. If you prefer you're also welcome to add me as a friend in the game and message me directly there. I'll reply equally promptly to either.

You'll also note, if you're a little experienced in how the wiki works, that my page is not in the User: namespace. This is on purpose — I'm perfectly happy for others to make changes to my page. If I have a problem with it I'll just undo the edit, just like any other page. And if for whatever reason I'm not around, then it doesn't really matter anyway!


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(Actually I'm a bit late, but close enough...)

🎶 Twenty, twenty, twenty-four hours to go... 🎵 (Note: Offsite link)

...This also serves as a demonstration of the easily-abused power of class="plainlinks", which I shall now apply to the wiki-local URL links in the hatnotes and JanuWiki 2019 article. (Dunno why I didn't think of this before.) -- FeRDNYC (talk) 23:08, 30 December 2018 (UTC)

JanuWiki side job progress

A question that occurred to me, regarding side job progress — how can "best five" contests have _progress_? The judging can't take place until the end of the event, at which point it goes from 0% to 100% pretty much instantly. -- FeRDNYC (talk) 00:38, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

I see your point... I added a heading "Side job candidate articles" to each, and may scrap the "Progress" {{diaryquest}}s, but I wanted to give your new |side= formatting an airing ;) -- Djonni (talk) 22:53, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

bullet-wrap not working in {{Navbox list}}

Hey, it looks like {{Navbox list|bullet-wrap=yes}} isn't working — I pulled the list transclusion for the JanuWiki navbox quests into Special:ExpandTemplates and the generated output is identical with or without the bullet-wrap param. (Here's the code I tested:)

{{Navbox list|bullet=🍻|bullet-wrap=yes
| [[Brew a storm in a teacup]]
| [[Deliver some sour gnomish beer to the dark elves]]
| [[Find out how to turn a golden brick into a pint of beer]]
| [[Sing all of “99 bottles of beer on the wall!”]]
| [[Sit in a tavern and write fake diary entries]] <span style{{=}}"font-size: x-small; display: inline-block; vertical-align: middle;">✔</span>
}}

Ideally what I'd like to be able to do, is tell it to format the items without the white-space:nowrap, but still tie the bullets themselves to the item they follow with a non-breaking space before them. It wasn't entirely clear to me whether that was possible (or supposed to be possible) with the template, and certainly "|bullet-wrap=yes" sounds like a strange way to express that sort of thing if it is. But the syntax is unimportant right now, the question of if/how is what matters.

...Anyway, as a result of the big, nowrap-styled quest titles, the JanuWiki navbox is formatting way too wide on mobile and sticking off the edge of the screen. Think you could take a look when you have a moment? Thx!

Oh, totally unrelated to this, and of absolutely no urgency whatsoever, but See Also: my idea at Template talk:Navbox list when you've got a few moments (which might not be until February, and totally understandable if that's the case). -- FeRDNYC (talk) 10:36, 7 January 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, I noticed you added |bullet-wrap=yes to {{Navbox JanuWiki 2019}}, and it reminded me that the semantics of the two wrapping options at {{Navbox}} isn't great is terrible.
I had the "clever" idea of making Template:Navbox list/Space hold a space character — the idea being, if we decided to replace every &#32; space in every navbox list with a &thinsp;, or &ensp;, or whatever, we just change that one thing. In retrospect that's not easier than simply coding the space into the template, so I might rewrite it a bit, since that makes it difficult for me to do the behaviour you've described without mediawikiwiki:Module:String installed. But as I'm typing this a possibility occurs to me...
Would this achieve the expected behaviour? [[Long multi-word navbox list item]]<span style="white-space: nowrap;"> •</span> [[Next long link]] 🤔 I'll have to have a bit of a play with that.
I also saw your suggestion at Template talk:Navbox list, which I'll answer over there... apologies for reading without acknowledging. I've thought about it though, and my conclusion is that (even though it would be a bit of work to overhaul now) having {{Navbox list}} apply wiki-linking to the entries is not only obvious, but always should have been the default behaviour. More over there.
Soooo yeah, that might wait until after JanuWiki 😅 but in order to make the quests in the JanuWiki navbox more functional I'll work on that, uh... soon. -- Djonni (talk) 16:41, 7 January 2019 (UTC)
And no, [[Long multi-word navbox list item]]<span style="white-space: nowrap;"> •</span> [[Next long link]] doesn't seem to behave as I'd hoped, the bullet wraps as if the <span>...</span> isn't there. Back to the drawing board. I think I'll just have to drop support for |space= and simply hard-code the spaces. -- Djonni (talk) 17:08, 7 January 2019 (UTC)
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JanuWiki 2019 post-mortem

Hi Djonni, I'm FeRDNYC. With JanuWiki 2019 wrapped up, we're having a post-mortem discussion over at its talk page to get a handle on what worked, what didn't, and what lessons we can learn for future events. As a participant in the event, your insights would be invaluable. We'd love it if you could share any feedback you might have. Feel free to join us at Talk:JanuWiki 2019! -- FeRDNYC (talk) 23:08, 23 February 2019 (UTC)

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