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SophiaDescole13

aka Leila "Lay-la" Ann

  • I live in Southampton, in England
  • I was born on October 28
  • My occupation is being an Admin on here
  • I am An owner of two degus named after my brothers
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-- Manga Maniac (Talk) 2012-02-08T17:07:05

Mortal coil back STEPH

Spoilers

Well, we do have spoiler template for the most recently released book (currently Death Bringer). You might want to bring it up on the Community Portal. Unfortunately, it's hard to write any wiki without spoiling the plot of something. Manga (talkcontribs) 21:56, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

I do have an idea for a fancy spoiler on/off button, but that'll probably end up being tough to manage. Plus, I'm not sure how exactly to get the button to work in Wikia's skin. Manga (talkcontribs) 22:03, February 16, 2012 (UTC)
I've been basically using the Roarhaven wiki as a testing ground since it's relatively untouched, so you can have a look at what I'd imagine it to look like here. Press the "Spoilers shown" button at the top, and it'll turn off spoilers. However, not sure if I'd like to bring it into this wiki or even keep it on that one. Manga (talkcontribs) 22:09, February 16, 2012 (UTC)
(EDIT: Oh, and if you have a look, try not to read any of the actual text. Don't want to be spoilered now do we?) Manga (talkcontribs) 22:10, February 16, 2012 (UTC)
Without the button, it's not really worth the effort unless something is super amazingly spoilerful, IMO. Having a big bunch of text that you have to highlight to read can be very annoying, especially presuming that a lot of the readers will have gone through the books. I only know two wikis that have used such a thing like that: TV Tropes (which is more general than any specific series and doesn't just describe the plot in pure) and a Portal wiki (which I stole the whole button thing from). Manga (talkcontribs) 22:28, February 16, 2012 (UTC)
Without the option to just turn it all off, spoilers can be a nuisance if they go beyond notices. When did you try all this, by the way? (P.S. Your signature is broken) Manga (talkcontribs) 22:45, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

Ins and outs

Okay, we italicise the names of books and put short stories in quote marks. E.g. Playing With Fire, "The Lost Art Of World Domination", Mortal Coil, and "Gold, Babies And The Brothers Muldoon". Note that The End Of The World is in italics, because it's a standalone book, albeit a short bonus one. As you may have noticed, the first letter of every word is capitalised. That's how Derek writes them on his blog, and when I asked him about the capitalisation of PWF on Bebo that's how he told me to capitalise it.

Have a look at Skulduggery Pleasant for how to set out a character article. Try to avoid reading too much of the article though, because Death Bringer has an awesome twist. Manga (talkcontribs) 11:26, February 17, 2012 (UTC)

The pages themselves are at the full titles, but because that can be a bit of a mouthful we often shorten them when mentioning them. It's a similar case on Wikipedia, really. Manga (talkcontribs) 15:18, February 17, 2012 (UTC)

Yes

Yes, yes it was. :P Manga (talkcontribs) 16:54, April 2, 2012 (UTC)

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