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- 1 Star Trek Into Darkness articles
- 2 Stardate 2260?
- 3 Signature
- 4 Images
- 5 Renaming pages
- 6 Sidebars
- 7 Stardate 2261.147
- 8 Page moves
- 9 Sulu, Commanding officer
- 10 No
- 11 Memorable Quotes
- 12 Categories
- 13 Sidebars
- 14 Trailers
- 15 Additional
- 16 Spoilers
- 17 Copyright
- 18 Starships in the Federation-Klingon War
- 19 Information
- 20 Articles for in-universe portions of unaired episodes
- 21 Appearences
- 22 Pitcairn
- 23 Spoiler tag
- 24 Delete tags on images
- 25 Marking pages to delete when move needed
- 26 Split screen
- 27 Appearances/References sections
- 28 Caption tags in sidebars
- 29 Ni'Var vs Vulcan
- 30 Episode page renames
Star Trek Into Darkness articles
Please do not create skeleton articles with no information in them simply to be the first one to create them.
If you cannot fill out some of the information, do not create an article with only a sidebar. That is not acceptable here on Memory Alpha.
- I'll restate what Sulfur said; don't create articles just to create them, they need to have some information in them other than a sidebar. 31dot (talk) 14:52, May 9, 2013 (UTC)
Hi! Is this number superimposed, mentioned or logged in the movie? I haven't seen STID yet, but online discussions seem to indicate that the only explicit number is 2259.55. The table of stardates isn't a timeline – it contains datapoints from reasonably offical sources, so if 2260 is derived from something like "One Year Later", it's not actual data. --18.104.22.168 16:56, May 19, 2013 (UTC)
Kirk mentions "a year had passed" since the incident with Harrison near the end of the movie. I don't want to spoil anything for you. Jkirk8907 (talk) 17:16, May 19, 2013 (UTC)JKirk8907
Just FYI, when you sign your posts on talk pages, you don't need to use the Signature button and type your name- just the button is sufficient, as it posts your name for you. 31dot (talk) 09:10, May 21, 2013 (UTC)
Jkirk8907 (talk) 10:37, May 21, 2013 (UTC)okay thanks.
Please take a moment to read the image use policy, in particular the parts about image categories and naming files, as "File:Stid-t5-46.jpg" isn't a good file name, while "File:James T. Kirk, 2259.jpg" is. Thanks. - Archduk3 06:06, May 25, 2013 (UTC)
- Please re-read the image use policy (linked above). Proper citation and licensing information needs to be added to every image. If you have questions about doing so, please post them here. 31dot (talk) 20:07, September 4, 2013 (UTC)
Please note that sidebars are not replacements for material in the article. In the case of Thomas Harewood's article, please leave the BG note in the article. Do not remove it because it duplicates information in the sidebar. -- sulfur (talk) 18:38, June 6, 2013 (UTC)
Did you find it in a preview of #25, and if so, could you send me the link? 22.214.171.124 19:27, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
if you have itunes look up Star Trek #25 and it will show you a few pages Jkirk8907 (talk) 23:48, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
When you are moving articles to new locations, please take the time to check "what links here" and update incoming links so that others do not have to clean up after you. Thank you. -- sulfur (talk) 10:32, September 24, 2013 (UTC)
Sulu, Commanding officer
You need to stop adding quotes for the sake of it. A memorable quote is something memorable. A full speech for one wouldn't be consider a memorable quote. --BorgKnight (talk) 14:48, January 7, 2014 (UTC)
Please note that an article that's in a subcategory that is a member of a higher level category is considered to be a member of that higher level (i.e. parent) category as well via inheritance. Because of that, we don't explicitly add the parent category to the article. So before you add another category to an article that has already been categorized, make sure the category you're adding isn't the parent (or higher) of a category already on the article. Thanks. -- Renegade54 (talk) 21:13, July 6, 2015 (UTC)
I'd strongly recommend not using the Visual Editor to edit pages on Memory Alpha. Your recent edits to Star Trek: Ongoing, Issue 50 completely collapsed the sidebar at the top, making it very difficult for other editors to maintain.
Please note that trailers are not canon and should not be used for in-universe articles.
Further to that, nothing should be added to in-universe pages about the new movie until the new movie has actually been released.
- I will be sure to remember that. but I gotta ask how is a Trailer not "Canon"? Jkirk8907 (talk) 05:52, December 15, 2015 (UTC)
Do you remember the first trailer from Star Trek? With the welder? Not a single bit of that appeared in the final film. Often bits from trailers are either cut or slightly different shots are used. Same thing happened with bits in the trailers from Star Trek Into Darkness. -- sulfur (talk) 11:16, December 15, 2015 (UTC)
I haven't really seen this sort of section in other articles. Is it something you have seen around or something you have decided to add? In that specific case it seems unnecessary given that it is placed right below the section that discusses the mention. I'm also not sure we need to list both appearances and mentions when which are which is usually clear from the article. 31dot (talk) 22:22, March 26, 2016 (UTC)
Based on above comments and your contribution history, where it is apparent that you are no stranger to breaking the MA:SPOILER policy, I'm giving you fair warning that any further attempts to circumvent that policy will result in a ban from this site for, let's say the next 54 days. Thanks! --Alan del Beccio (talk) 21:37, August 1, 2017 (UTC)
Starships in the Federation-Klingon War
Wanted to let you know I've provisionally removed the Starships in the Federation-Klingon War redlink you placed in Federation-Klingon War (2256-57). Now, I don't really know why you put it there, and what's more I don't necessarily disagree with having a page like that (in fact, I have no opinion about it). Rather, I've removed it out of caution: we don't currently have articles of this general type, and in my opinion it would probably be best to run this idea past the forum before someone starts up a whole new class of articles. I don't know if you were intending to create this article, or if you just put it up because it seemed like a good idea at the time, but there's genuinely no hard feeling here, just think this deserves some discussion first. -- Capricorn (talk) 22:33, September 30, 2017 (UTC)
Just letting you know that "Buch" and "Regie" are no roles in the fourth episode of Discovery. The two German people worked on the German dubbing version. So when adding information, please check them before. Thanks. Tom (talk) 16:12, October 13, 2017 (UTC)
Articles for in-universe portions of unaired episodes
Please don't use more episode links than necessary in these, as there is a point where they stop working correctly. If you want to mention the total number of episodes somewhere, do what is done on the Jonathan Archer page. - Archduk3 20:38, January 27, 2019 (UTC)
Next time make sure you correct all the links that go with moving one page (or section) of a page to another, and make you correct all the incoming links to the old name, FKA "USS Enterprise operations transporter chief 1" to "Pitcairn", so that they point to the new page. I had a lot of cleanup work to do because you only did half of what was required in your hurried attempt to be the first to add his page. --Alan (talk) 13:22, March 8, 2019 (UTC)
Marking pages to delete when move needed
Instead of marking a page to delete in order to move another page, please take the "positive" route and mark the page to be moved instead. When that's done, sorting things out is more obvious and cleaner for admins to handle. -- sulfur (talk) 02:30, January 20, 2020 (UTC)
Over at "Children of Mars", you noted that there was a split-screen segment in "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2". I'm sure you're right, but I don’t remember at what point in the episode it was. Assuming you’re right, there should probably be a note about it (and maybe a screenshot) on the episode page. —Josiah Rowe (talk) 14:04, October 21, 2020 (UTC)
- While I'm pretty sure you're wrong, since the only split screen bit I can remember in "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2" was, an albeit non-traditional, communication between the people shown, which is why the note at "Children of Mars" is specific about that. - Archduk3 14:08, October 21, 2020 (UTC)
FYI, please don't add these sections. All appearances should be referenced in the main text, and any references the same. If there are other references or appearances that are not contained, please add them to the talk page as a list of appearances/references that make the page incomplete. -- Sulfur (talk) 17:14, 30 October 2020 (UTC)
- ..because doing it that way is just plain lazy. Also, please stop creating new unapproved categories. We have a process for that, and you simply adding them to articles by themselves isn't it. Which also brings me to the point of creating redirects to unnamed individuals. Don't create these "shortcut" links until they have a destination, because I'm finding red links have no meaning to the average person who comes across from them, in fact, it makes things harder to find because what people are trying to find are links to an unnamed page and if you are on that unnamed page, you can't reverse check what links to that page when all the links are random red links you've created. --Gvsualan (talk) 17:48, 30 October 2020 (UTC)
- The category thing still applies., and please leave the adding of maintenance categories to the administrators. Acknowledging our comments would be swell too. –Gvsualan (talk) 15:55, 16 November 2020 (UTC)
- Roger That. --Jkirk8907 (talk) 15:58, 16 November 2020 (UTC)
- Obviously not. –Gvsualan (talk) 00:44, 23 November 2020 (UTC)