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Careful Edit

Randomly changing punctuations in articles can be viewed as achievement boosting and may be dealt with by a moderator. UserGreatMara9mm Pistol 21:07, July 5, 2011 (UTC)

10 Points of LuckEdit

The 201,000th must be separate from the 181,000th which I have. However, check out Template: User lucky. Mictlantecuhtli 17:04, July 31, 2011 (UTC)

Blanking out words. Edit

"Hell" or other words like it do not need to be blanked out. If they character said a cuss or word or such, then that is what is put. HighFiveBearLeftHighFiveBearRight 02:04, October 28, 2011 (UTC)

Lol, that sucks. Just be wary of using it as there are alot of cuss words on this wiki. Oh and don't just type your name at the end of a post. Sign it using four tildes. (~)


Look to the leftside of the navbox, there you'll see v-d-e. Click on e, then you can edit the navbox. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 22:16, November 1, 2011 (UTC)


We have a current policy that leaves things such as super mutant and trog lower case as they are not proper nouns. Named items should be capitalized but not items such as above. Thanks.--Kingclyde 22:31, November 1, 2011 (UTC)

Martin Retslaf Edit

Registered users can edit it now. Don't add a speculative suicide comment; that was the reason it was being locked. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 22:18, November 3, 2011 (UTC)

Blog comments Edit

Less of the "cool story bro", memes constitute spam and if I see it again I might take this further. --233345-cartman1 tinyUser Avatar talk 00:00, November 16, 2011 (UTC)

Speculatores Edit

On the Caesar's Legion military hierarchy article, Speculatores are not gladiators, they are simply Explorers, not to mention this is all speculation anyway, no pun intended. But if you want to have an accurate real life historical background, at least put up a true one. Merry Christmas! -Love, ΣΔ 15:27, December 24, 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, no problem. I get confuzzled all the time. -Love, ΣΔ 21:23, December 24, 2011 (UTC)
I appreciate you lookin' out for punctuation, but on many notable loot notes, if there is no complete sentence, there need not be a period. An example is your recently edited Nipton Road reststop. -Love, ΣΔ 03:05, December 29, 2011 (UTC)


If you don't like the name, that's your own problem, to be frank. The vote for the name change was up for nearly a month, was displayed in the community messages and was mentioned at every news digest that Agent c put up. You had plenty of time to vote. If you don't participate in an election, you don't really have a right to whine about the result. Hugs MadeMan2 "Say 'ello to my little friend!"


The community voted for it here.--Kingclyde 21:19, January 6, 2012 (UTC)

Inflammatory blogcommentsEdit

Please lay it off with the ad hominems and politically inflammatory blog comments. All you're doing is derailing the discussion, even if you didn't start it. Thanks, hugs MadeMan2 "Say 'ello to my little friend!"


I reverted you Harry edit. If the character ain't living anymore, we don't use appear, but say he/she is only mentioned. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 15:41, February 3, 2012 (UTC)


Your last 2 edits didn't improve the page. Those could be left like they were, present tense. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 03:02, February 5, 2012 (UTC)

Hahaha Edit

I was about to say ;) κηδεμόνας [~μιλώ~] 21:18, February 15, 2012 (UTC)

When you reverted that anon's edit that was actually a good edit, and then had to revert your own. Just made me laugh; not a slight on you at all :) κηδεμόνας [~μιλώ~] 21:38, February 15, 2012 (UTC)

The Hub Edit

I'm not quite sure what you were trying to do with that edit, but I'm going to ask you not to do it again. -ΣΔLet's talk! 22:18, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

That's part of it yes, but I'm talking about the edit on the top, perhaps accidental? Take a look:[[1]]. -ΣΔLet's talk! 22:43, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

Severus Edit

Hi, I've undone your edit on this article. "Decanus" isn't a proper noun, so it shouldn't be capitalized. The other additions were also unnecessary, as our guidelines suggest we aim for conciseness. On another note, it seems all your edits are being tagged as minor even when they are not; maybe it's marked as default in the preferences as that's a common issue. Toodles~ Limmiegirl Lildeneb Talk! ♪ 06:06, February 19, 2012 (UTC)

I'd like to note that ranks are capitalised if accompanied with the name of the holder of said rank.
  • Incorrect - As he said he would, the Overseer closed the vault door.
  • Correct - As he said he would, Overseer Almodovar closed the vault door.

Hugs MadeMan2 "Say 'ello to my little friend!"

Infobox Edit

Your infobox icon has already been added, though you might have to purge the cached files in your browser to see it. Toodles! Limmiegirl Lildeneb Talk! ♪ 15:59, April 27, 2012 (UTC)

ACB Edit

Isn't he awesome?! :D -- Bacon-Man Talk to me goose! 23:37, April 27, 2012 (UTC)

File Edit

If you're going to add copyright tags, you might as well do the whole thing. Put a section down as ==Licensing== then the copyright tag underneath it. --Skire (talk) 14:49, July 6, 2012 (UTC)

You can also categorize when you add a license, like with the Gallo image: [[Category:Fallout 3 character images]]
You're still forgetting the categories. This way the files need to be edited twice, while it can be done in one. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 19:50, July 26, 2012 (UTC)

Status requestEdit

I've set it back to active again. But after this request I expect you to live up to it. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 14:40, July 16, 2012 (UTC)

FALS Edit Edit

I found it unnessacary to revert my addition to the bugs section, ecspecially since I added the verification template. Why'd you revert it?

USA Flag Pre-War User Avatar talk 22:48, July 23, 2012 (UTC)

Haha sorry, didn't mean to sound upset there, I just saw a patroller edit an article right after I did so I made an assumption, sorry about that.

USA Flag Pre-War User Avatar talk 23:02, July 23, 2012 (UTC)


No problem, I had assumed it was just a simple mistake =) And the information is not relevant anyway. See you around! --Skire (talk) 01:53, July 24, 2012 (UTC)

Arc welderEdit

The arc welder is a Lonesome Road weapon, not a New Vegas one. Check if it's an add-on weapon. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 17:13, July 27, 2012 (UTC)

Sorry. It seems that the bolt glitch has made it look like a scope, I'll see if I can get you a screenshot. I was on vacation and going to edit it. Thanks for doing it for me! BlueflamesX (talk) 16:16, July 30, 2012 (UTC)

Sorry Edit

Sorry. It seems that the bolt glitch has made it look like a scope, I'll see if I can get you a screenshot. I was on vacation and going to edit it. Thanks for doing it for me! BlueflamesX (talk) 16:17, July 30, 2012 (UTC)

Girdershade bug Edit

Is a dog attacking brahmin really a bug? Don't animals attack them all the time? Paladin117>>iff bored; 04:07, August 3, 2012 (UTC)

Image categorizingEdit

I categorized those images just as a blog post image because they're in a blog. If you add a FNV weapon image category, that would mean they're in the game as a weapon and they're not. It's an own invention I think from Frankie. I'd like to keep images appearing in the game seperate from non-game images. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 16:08, September 21, 2012 (UTC)

If you want, you can add that one yes. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 16:12, September 21, 2012 (UTC)


Can you come to the chat? Energy X 20:21, September 30, 2012 (UTC)

Fallout: ApprenticeEdit

Hey, Charcoal! I was wondering if you would like to upload an electronic signature? I am currently creating the Grand Prize for Chad's Fallout: Apprentice, and I am wanting to create a plaque that has all of the consenting leadership's signatures and thanks on it! ForGaroux Some Assembly Required! 14:30, October 15, 2012 (UTC)

It just means having your signature available over the wonderful inter-webs. :) If you have a tablet, that should be easy enough to do. If not, you can always use a program like Photoshop or Paint to write it out. (Or, I could just create a default signature for you, if you'd like. Just tell me which font you'd like for me to use.) ForGaroux Some Assembly Required! 19:42, October 15, 2012 (UTC)
Of course! ForGaroux Some Assembly Required! 22:41, October 16, 2012 (UTC)

Permaban reviews Edit

I'd like to get your input on Forum:Vote:_Permaban_Reviews, if you could. I've extended the vote for a day, as I feel it's a very important decision that will effect how we deal with bans. Please add your views if you could. The Gunny  380px-USMC-E7 svg 17:23, October 20, 2012 (UTC)


Hey Charcoal thanks for categorizing, but can you first add Licensing and copyright tag, and below that the category. Not the other way around like you're doing now. Bit nitpicky, but I like it that way. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 00:23, December 19, 2012 (UTC)

Happy holidays Edit


Happy Holidays Edit


Merry Christmas! Edit

You have been given a lump of Charcoal.
Your efforts and diligence have not gone unnoticed, and you have been given a small token of appreciation.
Because what else should I have gotten you? Honestly. Merry Christmas Char! -- Fallout Skyline - Apprentice "Those Old World Relics still stand..." 23:32, December 23, 2012 (UTC)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Charcoal121! Yours Always; -- Fallout Skyline - Apprentice "Those Old World Relics still stand..." 23:32, December 23, 2012 (UTC)

From the ghoul Edit

Happy Holidays!

Green FEV Vial
You have been given the Master's strain of FEV.
Your efforts and diligence have not gone unnoticed, and you have been given a small token of appreciation.
For suffering through my FEV blog to leave me with a funny-as-hell comment. Even after all this time... a ghoul never forgets. --The Ever Ruler (talk) 07:34, December 25, 2012 (UTC)

Some adviceEdit

Hello my friend! Please do not remove all of a page's content when adding a deletion tag. It is improper etiquette. Thanks! --Skire (talk) 20:40, January 10, 2013 (UTC)

Patroller blog Edit

Howdy. I made a blog covering some patroller/rollback stuff. Mostly things everybody knows already, but a few things there I wanted to make sure we were all on the same page about. Take a look at [[User_blog:The_Gunny/Admin_talk_-_Patrolling_and_rollback]] and let me know in the comments that you've had a chance to check it out. Thanks,  The Gunny  380px-USMC-E7 svg 02:10, January 18, 2013 (UTC)


It's nice you're categorizing images, but please pay attention where you put them in. Ammo images don't belong in a general category like misc item images. You made also an error with a Tactics character image. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 02:44, February 2, 2013 (UTC)

You can put them in Category:Fallout: New Vegas character images. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 18:43, February 13, 2013 (UTC)
Why are you removing full game names from the Elder Scrolls series from developer page? They can be written full. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 23:41, February 14, 2013 (UTC)


Thanks for categorising that image I uploaded. Nice edit summary too ;) --Skire (talk) 23:43, February 14, 2013 (UTC)

Re: Geck check Edit

Hi! 300 Bottle Caps and 3 Med-X. --Theodorico (talk) 03:57, February 16, 2013 (UTC)


You can remove everything behind the question mark on the dev pages. That isn't needed. Already done it on the pages you changed. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 18:28, February 17, 2013 (UTC)

And while you're at it, can you delete spaces from the mobygames parameter so the link is on the same line and doesn't get pushed down? Then align the other parameters with it. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 18:31, February 17, 2013 (UTC)
Waittt. You need to align the = for everything (3 spaces after date of birth). Jspoel Speech Jspoel 18:52, February 17, 2013 (UTC)
You can also remove the question mark. And if you see type = game company employee you can change it to employee. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 18:56, February 17, 2013 (UTC)

Infobox parameters Edit

Hi! Just letting you know, edits like this have no visible effect on the appearance or function of the infobox. --Skire (talk) 00:02, February 23, 2013 (UTC)

My apologies, I have been corrected about this. The display differences had me confused at to what was actually changed. Keep up the good work, my friend =) --Skire (talk) 00:24, February 23, 2013 (UTC)

ADB Edit

Hello, Charcoal. This is a message that I will be circulating through Nukapedia's Sysops. A while back I had created a more suitable version of the Administrators' Discussion Board as an attempt to help regulate important matters that require immediate attention from the veteran users around Nukapedia. With Fallout 4 on the horizon, I would like to begin making this feature more widely embraced, so that we all are more comfortable and familiar with using it for when the time comes around that we'll need to look towards it the most. What I would like to see is for an example to be set for where certain matters should be discussed within our community, as well as creating an environment where users will know that their issues will be addressed in a timely and fair manner. What does this mean, exactly?

  • Appropriate topics should be addressed within the ADB instead of the normal fora space. Not only is the ADB a general area to condense important topics, but it is also always kept at the top for easy access. (As well as having a place within the Community Messages.)
  • All Administrators, Moderators, Patrollers, and Bureaucrats should make it a priority to check through the ADB at least once every few days or so. This is the duty of mantling the extra tools, after all, and is not too much to ask for.
  • The ADB should make an appearance within new user's welcome message.
  • If a topic within the fora has been made that is of significant importance and affects the wiki as a whole, these topics should be moved into the ADB.
    • It is my hope that these requirements will help our community become more familiar with where they should go to have their grievances and ideas properly heard. Right now, the ADB has been largely ignored because the Sysops have also largely ignored it, and this is unacceptable at times when important matters such as this one are mostly by-passed except for a couple of people. With the chaos that is soon to come with the new title(s), all I am asking is for a bit of responsibility in making sure that we all recognize issues and ideas as they come up, and making sure that we do our parts in seeing them through. Thank you for reading, and I would greatly appreciate some feed-back. Once a general consensus has been reached, possible changes will be taken care of.

ForGaroux Some Assembly Required! 22:09, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

Effects bugEdit

When you delete my post in FNV bug page I expect better explaination, reason, links, or whatever, anything else better than a short sentence 'That doesn't sound necessarily like a bug." Explain yourself, if you wouldLaclongquan (talk) 17:56, March 7, 2013 (UTC)

Not enough of an explaination. Still, I will refrain from making new edit to the bugs page to talk here with you first, out of an interest to gain helpful advice.

I use chems before major fights. It's a necessary and, I believe, well known strategy. No one will raise an eyebrow over that.

When I use chems that way, it's necessary to use anything that can help the fight, but Your Mileage May Vary. I use over ten different thing: mags first to raise skill like Med and Survival, Guns, Crits... Then AP-stuff like Rebound and and Sugar Bombs etc... then normal buffs like Mentats, Buffout, Wasteland Tequila... then foods and drinks like Brahmin Steak etc...

Thats' why I get over ten effects in Effect pages (Pipboy, Status, EFF). This I saw plenty of times before.

What I havent seen before is the loss of permanent effect like Strength Implant (Str from 6 down to 5)etc... The perks are still in Perks page but the loss is not document in EFF page or SPECIAL page. I dont know if there's any other loss.

The only difference between this time than the others (like the fight with Legendary Deathclaws et al in Deadwind Cavern...) is the continous Rad gained, either in Crashed Vertibird surrounding or in Vault 34.

I am curious to know if there's any other experience this bug. I am interested in ways to solve it. I am also interested in way to respec character to circumvent it, essentially delevel, de-SP-gained, and de-perk-gained, then relevel.

Anything you care to share? Laclongquan (talk) 04:34, March 8, 2013 (UTC)

Forum discussion Edit

Hello Charcoal. This is a message I will be rotating among Nukapedia's sysops and regular contributors. I would like your input on this forum. In an attempt to remove redundancy and confusion, I have proposed some tweaks to user rights, including the elimination of the moderator position. Thanks for your time, and let me know if you have any questions. FollowersApocalypseLogonihil novi sub sole 09:32, March 31, 2013 (UTC)

Gunny has called a straw poll to determine whether we move forward with some user rights changes. Your input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time. FollowersApocalypseLogonihil novi sub sole 20:20, April 3, 2013 (UTC)

Staff invitation to NotYEdit

Hi there. As you may or may not know, the 2013 Nukapedian of the Year contest is currently ongoing. A lack of integrity in the original polling format has spurred a change in the voting system used. Inevitably, this new system has seen significantly fewer voters participating. As such, we would like to extend an invitation for you to go participate in the voting. Directions and voting itself can be found here. Thanks! --Skire (talk) (via the courier) 02:44, December 4, 2013 (UTC)


A review of all extra rights holder has been done. Since you are already on the inactive list, we'll allow a one month period for you to increase and maintain your activity before your patroller rights are removed. We do understand that people have other demands on their time and it is understandable if you can not. We all appreciate your contributions and hope that you will become more active and retain those rights.  The Gunny  UserGunny chevrons 16:32, April 19, 2014 (UTC)

Cool. No problem. Since I left this message, the community has been discussing changing/removing the old inactivity policy anyways. You might want to check out the forums. The Gunny  UserGunny chevrons 20:14, May 14, 2014 (UTC)


I have called a vote to remove a number of our patrollers, admins and moderators on grounds of lack of presence or activity on the wiki. As you are one of them you have one week to make your case before the vote opens. JASPER//"Do you like hurting other people?"UserRichard 18:48, April 27, 2015 (UTC)

Saw the last edit you made, could use a hand over at Fallout 4 quests thx.--Aquarius Alodar (talk) 00:55, November 13, 2015 (UTC)

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