Since you do alot of work here and edit a lot, could you please fill in the summary field for your edits - will make it easier to see what you have done... Thanks :-) --aurora glacialis 14:35, 7 March 2006 (PST)

Sure, as soon as you explain what you mean by summary field?--Tricksterson 06:39, 8 March 2006 (PST)

Hi. Didn't mean to be blunt in this. Just think that it is easier for other people to see what your edits do. There is a field "Summary" below the edit field when you edit an article. Whatever you enter there will appear in the "Recent Changes"-List behind your edit. Basically it is a comment on your edits. Like if you just corrected a typo or a single word, you can check the "Minor Edit" box and write "typo" in the Summary field. Or if you add a theory to an article, write "theory added" in the Summary field. That's just examples. That way, other users that visit the recent changes list frequently can skip over minor edits like typos when they check for spammers or major edits that need to be revised. I hope I speak also for the Admins with that - I am not an Admin, just another lostaway like you, but I follow the edits a lot these days... --aurora glacialis 08:04, 8 March 2006 (PST)

Cool and thank you. Am more than happy to take advice from a more experienced poster.--Tricksterson 08:31, 8 March 2006 (PST)

Just a thought, but you could edit the whole article instead of every subheading and do it at a one go if you plan on adding a lot of stuff, like with the list of characters. It's been too quiet lately, something's bound to happen in the you-know-who department and when it does, the recent changes -page will be filled to the rim. --skks 11:24, 29 March 2006 (PST)

Please tear this entry apart.

LostPedia:Manual of Style (proposed), thanks in advance. †††GodEmperorOfHell††† --14:51, 22 April 2006 (PDT)

Swan list

  • thanks for your reorg & additions to list of items in the Swan

Santa 14:17, 13 May 2006 (PDT)

You're welcome.  Was afraid you might be miffed.  Am happy you're not--Tricksterson 07:39, 15 May 2006 (PDT)

Got your back

I restored it--CaptainInsano

Thank you--Tricksterson 08:51, 26 June 2006 (PDT)

Reverting pages

On LostPedia talk:Reverting, you asked how to revert a page. Like aurora glacialis said, Admins can do it automatically, but regular users like us have to do it manually. To do that, click the "history" button at the top of the page. Click the date and time of the edit to which you wish to revert the page. That version of the page will appear. Click the "edit" button. It will warn you:

WARNING: You are editing an out-of-date revision of this page. If you save it, any changes made since this revision will be lost.

That's exactly what you want, so go down, say why you are reverting it in the edit summary, and click "save page." The page has been reverted. I hope that that helps. -Platypus Man | Talk 11:18, 5 July 2006 (PDT)

Thank you, even though, since the "Bob Wars" are over I probably won't need it.--Tricksterson 08:05, 6 July 2006 (PDT)


Nope, not Mike. --Pedxing 11:14, 11 August 2006 (PDT)

Thanks for the help

Thanks for making the links on the Lost Connections page. TimDM85's mapping out of the actual connections and transcribing of the intro and my formatting and screencap work took a lot of time the past two days just to make it right. It's nice to get a little help. I guess that's what makes this whole wikimedia thing great. I honestly would have done it myself but several hours hunched over my computer I needed a break and some sleep. Thanks again!--scocub


Are you editing from work or a web server that does some kind of auto censorship? On a couple of your last edits, "heroin" and "cocktail" were replaced with #####. I assume you didn't do that on purpose? --Minderbinder 12:59, 6 October 2006 (PDT)

I post from a library, some of who's computers have a filter and some don't. Will try to stick to the unfiltered ones from now on.--Tricksterson 06:36, 7 October 2006 (PDT)

Just FYI Trivia...

Sorry, this is random, but saw one of your edits from way back after ATOTC, and those conifers are Araucaria (Norfolk Pine). They grow everywhere in Hawaii and many South Pacific Islands (and are actually very well adapted to the tropical clime (brought in by Europeans for their wood originally)... so I added that there. There's no significance to their presence in Otherville. --PandoraX 01:25, 6 January 2007 (PST)