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== Clueless about Adding Images ==
 
== Clueless about Adding Images ==
  
I have filled in the page for Private Investigator, but have no clue how to add the little ''private eye'' icon to the top.
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I have filled in the page for Private Investigator, but have no clue if the icon I want to add (for the ''private eye'') is considered copyrighted.
  
I uploaded the icon to my photobucket account, and tried pasting in the codes from there...to no avail.
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Since this is a wiki ''for'' Sims, is it okay to upload a Sims icon?
I didn't expect them to work.
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I can only assume we're supposed to upload the image locally, but I can't find anything on how that's done.
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If I don't hear back in 24, I'm going to assume it's acceptable (since the other career icons are also from Sims? - meaning I've probably already answered my own question...doh.)
I read the edit help page, but found nothing on uploadin images.
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If someone could point me to the instructions, I'll get on that right away.
 
 
--[[User:Tsyokawe|Tsyokawe]] ([[User talk:Tsyokawe|talk]]) 18:44, 10 June 2014 (MDT)
 
--[[User:Tsyokawe|Tsyokawe]] ([[User talk:Tsyokawe|talk]]) 18:44, 10 June 2014 (MDT)

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I dont think you guys should delete sim show articles. You are all complaining that you have to clean them up, just leave them then! Seriously I'm not trying to be rude but you dont have to worry about it, let the creators worry about it! I know if you take away sim show pages I have no use for this site and I will leave, and I'm sure many other people are in the same boat as me...

- GregIsMe

The point is not about whether the creators can update them or not - the point (as explained in the message) is that the wiki staff have to trawl through all the Sims Show changes as well as the regular ones, and it gets very cumbersome with so many being edited.

In addition, this wiki is meant as a technical resource for the game and I do not believe that the Sims Show pages have anything to offer the site as a whole. This decision will not be revered and I suggest you set up your own wiki to cater for this type of thing. Delphy 13:22, 19 January 2009 (CST)

Uhm... what exactly is "Sims Show" or "the Sims Show"? Can someone please explain to me? And how were the articles people wrote about it so atrocious? I'm confuzzled. Lol. Over the Air 06:01, 5 June 2009 (CDT)

Sims Shows are things like "Sim Big Brother", "Sims Next Top Model" videos etc. People were creating pages here to detail the long and boring results of their multitude versions of these, and in the process editing 20 times or more in one session, thereby spamming up the Recent Changes feature which site staff use to keep an eye on potentially troublesome activity. The people who were creating these pages were given a set of rules to stick by, and were reminded of them on numerous occasions; but many (although not all) persisted in breaking the rules and acting with no consideration for other users of the site. Hence the ban.
- whiterider 12:02, 5 June 2009 (CDT)

Hi every bode im new here,i'd love to add a comment here,i'v been sign in mts2 and sxs2 from 2 month i think,and i download 200 downloads from them,i say ohhhhh ya thats greet you can add/change thing in the sims 2or3 but im bored from download other people stuff i want to create my own mod or cloth or whatever..... and as soon i sign in here immediately after i headed to tutorials and start reading,but commune i cant read and do every things in 20 days i need months,im a Computer network engineer in the reall live,so i lern faster but i have alot of things to read to do to have.........,maybe i will give in the near future a greet thin'g to this site but commune take't ease ease. This is an opportunity for all especially students. This topic is all about science papers, we will give some points and reminders on how to be an effective writer. Please check our site for more information and details.

best greeting for the people how create sxs2 & mts2 ,best best greeting for the sims2wiki for the impressive tutorials and other stuff and makeing sims 2&3 moding available for every one.(nour joun)

this website is so cool!!!i --Katelyn 21:00, 9 October 2009 (CDT)i love getting stuff here

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Modding

I have tried and tried to follow those steps to get the hairstyles and clothing from peggyzone.com and i am getting so frustrated bc everytime i do it. It doesnt work will somebody please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11--Lgm59 18:33, 1 December 2009 (CST)

Influx of Spam on Wiki

What is being done to prevent this? I've noticed that there have been lots of spambots on the site just by looking at the recent changes. --Fway (talk) 14:59, 7 November 2012 (EST)

There isn't a great deal we can do. We already have several layers of spam protection (at registration and at editing), but the people who write bots are unfortunately just as innovative as the people who write bot protection. :/ -whiterider (talk) 08:07, 18 November 2012 (EST)

Unable to Edit a page...

Is there a glitch in editing some pages? I've tried many, many times to add my tutorial to the Tutorial page, and it doesn't take. It doesn't even show up in history...NOTHING. It won't even let me put it on my watchlist. NOTHING. It shows up in PREVIEW but does not take. - Tsyokawe 08:50, 24 April 2014 (MDT)


This Problem is Resolved. Nysha, over at MTS, helped me with it. - Tsyokawe 17:21, 2 May 2014 (MDT)

Can't edit anything?

I was told a good while ago that, in order to edit on this wiki, I needed to log in with my MTS account. I did just that, and I'm still unable to edit at least 90% of the pages on this wiki. At least I'm allowed to edit talk pages, but I would like to put my wiki-editing skills to work on this wiki, as I see a lot of articles that can be improved. Just for the record, I am an admin on The Sims Wiki and a reviewer+rollbacker on Wikipedia. Anything I need to do to receive editing privileges on this wiki? --K6ka (talk) 18:43, 11 May 2014 (EDT)

Bump. K6ka (talk) 13:51, 19 May 2014 (EDT)
Bumping yet again just to verify that I actually want to edit the "Game Help" section, but the entire namespace has been locked from editing. Is it "autoconfirmed users only" or "sysops only"? K6ka (talk) 06:45, 29 May 2014 (EDT)

Clueless about Adding Images

I have filled in the page for Private Investigator, but have no clue if the icon I want to add (for the private eye) is considered copyrighted.

Since this is a wiki for Sims, is it okay to upload a Sims icon?

If I don't hear back in 24, I'm going to assume it's acceptable (since the other career icons are also from Sims? - meaning I've probably already answered my own question...doh.)

--Tsyokawe (talk) 18:44, 10 June 2014 (MDT)

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