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End of the year review![]

Hey there!

Hope you’re doing well! We know it’s been a unique and challenging year for everyone, but hopefully, Fandom was able to bring some joy during these uncertain times. As this year comes to a close, Fandom is thinking about how to move forward in 2021, and in order to do that, we would like to reflect back on our work in 2020. That’s why I’m reaching out to you because we’d love to hear your opinion about the work that we’ve done in previous months. We’ve had a lot of major changes this year, and we would like to continue working in the right direction and find solutions to any problems you may have. Your voice is vital in making that happen.

We would greatly appreciate you, and any other interested users here, filling out this form with your feedback about your experience on the platform this year, so we can get a sense of how we did, how we can improve, and what our focus should be for 2021. This survey will be totally anonymous, so we encourage you to be as honest and constructive as possible.

Also, if you would like to be more involved with what’s happening at Fandom, feel free to join our Discord server if you haven’t already. This is an active place for users of all communities to come together and interact with various staff members from different departments, either through scheduled AMAs or just general everyday conversation so that we can collect feedback from you about our platform and see how we can work to implement those changes. We’d love to see you there!

Thank you in advance for taking the time to provide us with your thoughts and feedback. Thank you for all of your continued hard work on Fandom, and we wish you the happiest of holidays!

If you have any additional questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to send those my way and I will be more than happy to help you!

× Cörey (talk) 17:57, 11 December 2020 (UTC)

Goats of Glory Publication Date[]

Hi ArchieVist,

Hope you are well. Thanks for all the assistance administering the wiki - it has been very helpful as a reference. I wanted to report that the Goats of Glory publication date is currently listed as 22 June 2012 in the wiki, but everywhere else I check on the Web indicates a publication date of 22 June 2010. Would this need an update for the Goats of Glory page as well as for the Timeline of publications page? Thanks. Labrahound, December 18, 2020

Edition details[]

Thanks! I was concerned about the illustration titles being spoilerish, but it didn't feel right to change the titles that either Sub Press or the artists gave them. Whiskeyjack is a really big one, though. Other spoiler hiding mechanisms were too big and intrusive I found. Mataglap (talk) 23:09, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Bottle/Kettle Connections[]

Thanks for updating the references for me! I'm new to fandom, wasn't sure the acronym for the US paperback.

I added that bit you asked about because Bottle and the Eres'al have a strange connection in that scene. Since she is pregnant at the time, and, in Bottle's mind, seems to "worship" him in some way, perhaps she wanted to honor him by naming the child after him? It seems tenuous, but could be an alternate explanation for why Bottle and Kettle are such similar names. Maybe she doesn't have a word for "bottle" in her language and "kettle" was the closest analog? (Sort of a River Song/Melody Pond situation?) I wasn't sure how to word it, though.

Thanks again! Byebyecity (talk) 18:52, 4 April 2021 (UTC)

Ahh, okay, you're right in assuming I hadn't noticed the past-tense bit yet. Will keep in mind.

I had not quite figured out the nuances of how spoilers were handled, but relegating that to the book sections make sense to me. I still don't quite know how to mark spoilers with the "spoiler warning" thingie? But will endeavor to fix that in future.

Thanks for all your help, these pages help me immensely when I cannot remember what happened in previous books. <3 Byebyecity (talk) 05:35, 8 April 2021 (UTC)

Later book information[]

Hi ArchieVist! Thank you for the corrections, I fully admit I should have looked at how the rest of the entries are written before making my changes.

I am currently only up Toll the Hounds but I've started reading the series back in 2011. I frequently take breaks so the wiki has been a great help when I need to refresh my memories. Hopefully my edits will help others in the same way! lordfrikk (talk) 15:16, 21 May 2021 (UTC)

Visual Editor - Source mode[]

Hey there, I saw your changes and was wondering what it is that isn't working for you with that editor? — Game widow ( talk ) 11:22, 27 June 2021 (UTC)

Moratorium for The God is not willing?[]

Hi AV,

do you think we should do a moratorium for the God is not Willing? It has been such a long time since the last new book got released that I nearly forgot that we did it for the Path to Ascendanc books ^^

Coltaine93 (talk) 20:13, 29 June 2021 (UTC)

My copy should arrive in ten days, so I can take care of new content from the book. I can also send you the DP and everything once I have the book. Also we now have a spoiler template for the God is Not Willing.
Did you already see that you can order it world wide via book depository? The price isn't much higher than normaly :)
Coltaine93 (talk) 20:34, 30 June 2021 (UTC)

I know the feeling from the time when I was working through all the German books. And you are currently doing an incredible amount of edits. Not jumping straight into the enxt book is a good idea. I will try to cover the new book, provided things calm down at work a bit over the summer. Coltaine93 (talk) 19:20, 1 July 2021 (UTC)

The God is not Willing Question[]

Sure :)


Book One - Knuckles

Chapter 1 to 6

Book Two - Starwheel

Chapter 6 to 12

Book Three - Roots of Stone

Chapter 13 to 24


I got my copy last week. But I didn't have have the time to read very far until now.

By the way, did you get a notification from the Malazan Empire Forum? I send a message there, but it looks like the problem hasn't been fixed yet.

Coltaine93 (talk) 15:15, 14 July 2021 (UTC)

Oh sorry. Apparently I can't count. Book 2 starts with Chapter 7 ^^

I will reread the thread in which Silencer describes what has happend. Hopefully it was just a malfunction / mistake and the crash not the result of the solution for the notifications.

Strange. For me Oasis is still working. But on my phone FandomDesk is already active.

Coltaine93 (talk) 21:38, 14 July 2021 (UTC)

Email notification test[]

Hi AV, I didn't get an email notification. Looks like the problem is still there. Not sure if it is supposed to happen, but I'm also not getting email notifications for comments at the discussion pages. At least the notifications at the side bar with the new skin are working. Coltaine93 (talk) 21:16, 3 November 2021 (UTC)

Just adding another response to this testing thread, for your support ticket! -- Kirkburn (talk) 19:11, 4 November 2021 (UTC)

Thanks AV. I didn't find any mails in my spam folder, but I changed some settings. Maybe it will work now Coltaine93 (talk) 21:28, 5 November 2021 (UTC)

It's working now. I got a message :) Coltaine93 (talk) 17:00, 6 November 2021 (UTC)

Malazan Italian Wiki[]

Hello, I'm Xalort from the italian malazan wiki.

I'm currently working on translating the pages and wanted to ask for some help in managing the wiki since it's my first time working on a fandom project and I'm not very familiar with coding and copyright stuff. The wiki currently doesn't have an admin, but I was thinking of adopting it and becoming one. Since I'm the only active member at the moment and have helped expand it I shouldn't have any problems (I hope!).


Art Permissions for Italian Wiki[]

Hi AV, that's great news! With the artists named and links added there should be no problem. I'm normally asking for the wiki in general and with the German wiki Egwene and I did it the same way. Coltaine93 (talk) 22:01, 14 November 2021 (UTC)