Nitpicker of the Wastes

aka It's Nitty.

  • I live in a little hole under an oak tree with Spoony.
  • I was born on January 13
  • My occupation is bed servant.
  • I am gay as hell.
Archives: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6

User talk:Nitpicker of the Wastes/Archive 1 <- A previous version of this page was archived, due to the fact that it contained too much InstaMash.

User talk:Nitpicker of the Wastes/Archive 2 <- Seekret Talkings

User talk:Nitpicker of the Wastes/Archive 3 <- When Spoony says jump, you say "How high?".

User talk:Nitpicker of the Wastes/Archive 5 <- I archived a page?

User talk:Nitpicker of the Wastes/Archive 6 <- Wow, I must be some kinda effective to get this many messages.

You see: Nitty

He has 72/72 HP, but has crippled limbs.

History of the Capital Wasteland Brotherhood of Steel

Could you restore that page please? The content was removed from the Brotherhood of Steel page because giving history sections their own articles for large factions is one of the goals of The Vault:Fallout Faction Overhaul Project. --Lugiatm (talk · contribs) 10:01, May 29, 2011 (UTC)


how do you add a userbox? i want to have one that has the winterized chinese jumpsuit, and says "this user hates commies", but i'm not sure how. can you help? Icommandoxx 15:45, May 30, 2011 (UTC)


thank you very much.Icommandoxx 15:58, May 30, 2011 (UTC)


Hello Nitty ;)

If you have the time, I invite you to give your opinion on my topic in the forum: Weapon sound on weapon page.

Nice day and see soon my friend! Itachou [~talk~] 16:42, May 30, 2011 (UTC)

FO3 NPC overhaul project finished

Project award - Fallout 3 NPC overhaul
Nukapedia Project Medal
You have been awarded the Nukapedia Project Medal for your efforts within the Fallout 3 NPC overhaul project.
Thank you for participating! -- Porter21 (talk) 00:25, May 31, 2011 (UTC)
I don't deserve this. What did I do? :O Nitty Tok. 03:19, May 31, 2011 (UTC)
You did quite a few peer reviews - see e.g. the "The Pitt" section of the project page ;) -- Porter21 (talk) 06:41, May 31, 2011 (UTC)

Fallout faction overhaul project debate

If you have the time, please see the debate I've started on the forum: Fallout faction overhaul project debate, Thanks! Itachou [~talk~] 18:02, June 1, 2011 (UTC)

Puce Moose

Why not invite him? He created cool quest mods --M72 GauzzFo2 M72 Gauss Rifle 06:49, June 2, 2011 (UTC)

Your message

I forgive you for message header. But do not do that again. --M72 GauzzFo2 M72 Gauss Rifle 11:14, June 3, 2011 (UTC)

Admin discussion

I created the following Forum:Discussion - Admin responsibility definition in response to the calls in Tag reconfirmation. I would greatly appreciate your opinion. Thanks.--Kingclyde 22:41, June 9, 2011 (UTC)

Re: Auto rifle, .45 SMG

Actually that was me (Kastera). I found the site from the reference of A Light Shining in Darkness being an Officers M1911 and followed the link. I asked him a bunch of speculation questions and here we are. Tag added the weapons speculation and I added the cazador one. Finally some confirmation! Kastera (talk) 16:15, June 11, 2011 (UTC)

Well, I never knew about this site before yesterday afternoon, so maybe that's it :/


Hey Nitty, can you tell me what else needs to be included for the Tampico page to lose its stub category? Talk:The_Tampico . Saccade 17:54, June 17, 2011 (UTC)


When Ramallah's user page was moved by Ausir, why did you tell Porter that Ausir is mad at you? I just read the message from Porter's archives through here here? --M72 GauzzFo2 M72 Gauss Rifle 07:38, June 20, 2011 (UTC)


I think I know who Lexx is. Lexx is also a guy who made cool FO2 mods like the Fallout: Shattered Destiny which is a "total conversion". Here's what can I say about him...I wuv him! He's so kewl!:O --M72 GauzzFo2 M72 Gauss Rifle 07:14, June 25, 2011 (UTC)

.223 pistol

I think there's a misunderstanding. I removed the {{verify}} tag because there was a platform icon next to it, meaning it was verified. Kastera (talk) 15:26, June 27, 2011 (UTC)
Disregard the message above; Cartmen explained the situation to me. Kastera (talk) 15:27, June 27, 2011 (UTC)

User Images

I know this sort of came up before, but I was just wondering how to add images to the user images category. Marcus is a boi 10:49, June 30, 2011 (UTC)

Thanks. I seem to have forgotten most of my skill with coding. Even the simple things like this. It has been far too long. Marcus is a boi 23:26, June 30, 2011 (UTC)

Star Wars

I wasn't sure how many people would get the "Bothan spies" joke; thumbs up for Manny Both-Hanz! It seems as if you've out-nerded me... for now. Also, how excited are you for Old World Blues? I feel like, despite the complaints it's already been getting, it'll fit well into the Fallout universe! Cornelius Plautus 22:38, July 12, 2011 (UTC)

Navboxes weapons

What's the point of uppercasing the weapon navbox when it will just redirect to a lowercased page? JspoelJspoel Vault Boy 17:15, July 14, 2011 (UTC)


Flag of ranger
You have been given Protector of the vault.
Your efforts and diligence have not gone unnoticed, and you have been given a small token of appreciation.
Thank you for stopping my edit spam --Chief editor 13

As a gift for you hard work and for being easy on me and thank you!

Joshua Graham's pistol.


I noticed you removed a line from the notes on Joshua Graham's page. Just a question, and not just because I wrote the edit :-). The other sentence in the notes also refers to him using the same gun for melee combat, but you left that in. Seems it would be an all-or-nothing edit removal. My point being, the G.E.C.K. is a "behind the scenes" tool. As far as the player is concerned he's using the same gun, and the whole tone of the notes section is "in-game". Just wondering what your reasoning was. All the best, --FourWayDiablo 12:42, July 19, 2011 (UTC)

Fair enough, it was only flavour text anyway. I've been trying to tidy up various pages whilst working around the more hyperbolic edits (I wouldn't consider Graham a "master of melee weapons", for example), without leaving the text too dry. --FourWayDiablo 15:04, July 19, 2011 (UTC)

Change in my name

Yo Nitpicker I know you probably don't care but can you change my name to Mr. Literacy TWITA 23:04, July 23, 2011 (UTC) Thanks

Bot - Capitalizing

Can I ask you to take a look at this forum topic? I would appreciate your input. JspoelJspoel Vault Boy 19:12, July 28, 2011 (UTC)

location pages

Figured I'd bounce this idea off you seeing as you are the locations project leader.

Would it be useful to: Develop a script that walks the Fallout 3 web pages, looking for location pages. When a location page is found, scrape the adjacent locations (buildings) from the page. Take the gathered info and generate a web page for each location with links to the location's source page(s) and links to the generated page for each adjacent location.

If a location link on a generated page is incorrect (say Megaton links to Arefu), the generated page is not corrected, the source page is found and corrected, and the script is run again to replace the generated pages.

The generated web pages would have almost no descriptive text, follow the link to the source page for that. The current web pages would not be replaced.

This would create a set of pages that are very lean and highly formatted, using the information that has already been written. In my hallucination, the generated pages would eventually map one-to-one to the actual locations in Fallout 3.

The script could be enhanced to scrap other info, like loot, characters, quests, etc. and put them on the generated pages.

What do you think? Or is there someone else should evaluate this? Or has this already been done?

Thank you --User:TheLoneJanitor - "Hey kid, you done with that bottle?" 03:26, August 4, 2011 (UTC)

My new avatar

Just wondering if my new avatar is allowed or not. Best regards, Almighty Higgey

Fallout 1 and 2 characters project

Hello. I am just leaving a quick note to say that we need to get this project finished. Its been very slow for a long time now, and so this is just a quick note to ask for you to continue your contributions. It would be really good if we could finish this project, and if everyone does that little bit more work, I'm sure it won't be long. So please don't forget about it :). Thanks, TheGuardianCalligraphyGuardianoftheWastesTag.


well i asked around and nobody said not to do it and thought it was a good is a very helpful formula and people should be able to have access to, is there anywhere i can post it so people can find it and use it.--Ohno itsthecopz 00:10, August 23, 2011 (UTC)

  • my bad forgot signature and some of the people i asked were Yes-Man and EB683.--Ohno itsthecopz 00:10, August 23, 2011 (UTC)


I did check the spawn amount. In fact, I loaded the Basincreek Building 3 times to be sure of the amounts of items spawning. I felt what I added was pertinent information considering that someone said that the second floor loot couldn't be obtained at all. This was my first edit ever. And since it was deleted before I even finished, it'll be my last. I just thought people would want to know that the items were obtainable contrary to what was posted in the notes on that page... PDQ-88b 15:22, August 26, 2011 (UTC)

fallout NVVE

how do u use that tool to remove suffixes?--Ohno itsthecopz 20:21, August 29, 2011 (UTC)

(a.v.p.snowman) ummmmmmm you block me for insulting an administrator..........i did not say anything to anyone,the last comment i made was on who is your favorite villain on the polls if your blocking me because i was off topic for half of my comment chill the hell out it was just a joke!

Anoying anon

Damn, i know i should not get agitated by Anon posts, still i feel quite insulted by [this one]. Can something be done?
also he kind of talks to himself on that blog.
Regards --Loonix 21:07, September 11, 2011 (UTC)

  • I took care of this. Jspoel Speech Jspoel 21:11, September 11, 2011 (UTC)
    • Thank you very Much! *offers a stolen [lolCat] as a thank you* =) --Loonix 21:15, September 11, 2011 (UTC)

Elmen vs Elemn

In the cut note, it is called Elmen, but in the terminal in the final version, it is called Elemn. The page should be called Elemn because the official version calling it Elemn means it is the real name. Undead Hat 08:26, September 19, 2011 (UTC)

Vandal. That guy is going around replacing the content on pages with the word "cunts". I assume the appropriate action will be taken. Almighty Higgey Click here to reply! Goku_special.gif

I was thinking of adding a page that shows locations of damaged books for the voracious reader perk but i wasnt to sure where to put it because they are not all called damaged books. Its usually large,small,burned or destroyed.Any ideas?==plansr4fools420==

Hey i appreciate the message back, i think i'll just practice in my sandbox. Im relatively new to the wiki so i dont know to much about editing.==plansr4fools420==

Nuka Breaker

Hi Nitty ;)!

If you can provide a proof from the devs that the Nuka Breaker is a reference to the Nuka Break serie, I'm ok for add it on the page. If not, please don't put it on the page, it's just a bad speculation and we don't need that here (especially from an admin).

Also, the reference of Sprtel-Wood 9700 was from Josh Sawyer -> [1], and not from a bad speculation.

In an additional note, we don't know when Gun Runners' Arsenal was developed and it was announced (so the development was finished sometime before) on August 25 with the first image was the Nuka Breaker, so the development began a long time before (for creation of the 3D models, the textures etc.). The Nuka Break episode 3 was released on September 26. It's the fan-made series that actually reference the game, not the other way around.

Have a nice day and see you around! Itachou [~talk~] 11:22, October 5, 2011 (UTC)

Please read everything I wrote above Nitty and not just a part. Itachou [~talk~] 12:51, October 5, 2011 (UTC)
Just to notify you, I've asked Sawyer on Formspring, and mentioned as much on the NB's talkpage. I'll be sure to message you when he answers. Hugs MadeMan2 "Say 'ello to my little friend!"

False, as you can see, this image was uploaded on August 25:
GRA 01

And the episode 3 was released on September 26. So I await your conclusion on the issue.

I just remove at least 4-5 times this reference on the page so I get tired, like the user who started the topic on the talk page. Without real proof, bad speculation is not allowed here and you should know Nitty. Itachou [~talk~] 21:13, October 5, 2011 (UTC)

Just a note Nitty but what you have done here is sadly a fault into your admin position in my opinion. You have bring a speculation without proof and without check in spite of all that I told you. It was easy to see when the Gun Runners' Arsenal page was created (August 25) or when the image was uploaded (August 25), but no, you have prefered to keep your speculative position without listening to the arguments of others and without checking. So please in the future, be more neutral and open minded. I know you since long time and I had trouble understanding your action while you were without fault from the beginning. But it doesn't matter, each of us have made ​​mistakes and you remain an excellent admin for me, and a good friend =).
Also, nothing is minor, such acceptance without real proof can bring a lot of more speculation in the future. Anyone comes on the talk page and talk with people before adding a reference which is not sure (as some people have done), not add it as if he was sure of him without real proof and verification (as some people have done also), pragmatic actions are not welcome here as you know. Adding a reference which is not sure, not verified and without proof is "inserting false information". For a reference which is not sure, just come with or wait a proof is the thing to do. Itachou [~talk~] 15:18, October 6, 2011 (UTC)

about "fallout new vegas" references

While going through I noticed that very likely reference was unlisted. I made a section before realizing that it was blocked, so I figured that you could look at it. The section is

==Beyond the Horizon==
  • When passing a speech check with Ralph he will open up a secret stock of weapons for you to buy. When you talk to him after unlocking the hidden addition, he will say "A polite society is an armed society." This is almost word for word, with polite and armed switching it is exactly, a quote from Robert A. Heinlein's "Beyond the horizon", but the quote also appears in "Time Enough for Love".

I think it's a likely reference because you don't see anything in it's vain elsewhere in the game, and it's a rather good choice for the game, because that's the main threat for not taking anything, until you get a unique weapon that is.

Hope you consider, thanks.

Skywerwolf 21:54, October 11, 2011 (UTC)


I think they're strange too. Whenever I encounter one, I simply HAVE to observe and inspect it. Eggs are very strange entities. -- Almighty Higgey (talk page) 06:23, October 16, 2011 (UTC)


That makes sense, but wasn't only the brain used in making of a think tank? HighFiveBearLeftHighFiveBearRight 06:09, October 23, 2011 (UTC)

Promotional crossover content

Hello, Nitty. Can you please look at this forum topic? Your opinion would be highly appreciated. veryblackraven 07:23, October 24, 2011 (UTC)

How to hide text

Sorry to bother you, but would you happen to know how to add text to an article so you can only see it when you go to edit? For example, you want to tell editors not to add a certain piece of trivia to a section, but have it only when they hit the edit button and go to add it, not when simply browsing the article. Sorry that my explanation isn't very good... Thank you. --With care and happiness, Supermutantslayer450' You will know the truth... And the truth will set you free.. 21:08, October 30, 2011 (UTC)

Oh jeez, I'm ashamed to say it took me a while to think about editing to find that. -_- Thank you. --With care and happiness, Supermutantslayer450' You will know the truth... And the truth will set you free.. 22:00, October 30, 2011 (UTC)

Washington Post

Hi, I'm a writer with The Washington Post and I'm doing a story on Bethesda, and I'm interested in talking to you, as a fan of the Fallout series. Please send me an e-mail at paujwill AT hotmail DOT com, or @paujwill on Twitter if you're up for it.



  • well, at least his IP seems to support his claim. -- 14:03, October 31, 2011 (UTC)

North America

I see, very well then. I reverted my edit on the countries template. Perhaps the Middle East article ought to undergo a revamp so it appears more focused on the geo-political entity of this Middle Eastern coalition, rather than just geographical and historical aspects? --Solar Storm 21:33, November 2, 2011 (UTC)


They do? Tell me how you've mastered the ability of fox control! -- Almighty Higgey (talk page) 12:26, November 6, 2011 (UTC)

Aestune's ban

I'm sorry, but I see your ban of Aestune as a very clear conflict of interest. You considered his civil disagreement a problem but "So, why don't you shut the fuck up and shove these stupid comments up your ass" was OK? I understand there is history here, but removing dissent at this critical moment is very unreasonable. I'm asking that you remove this ban... you are getting your say, please allow others the same. -- sannse WikiaStaff.png (help forum | blog) 01:02, November 23, 2011 (UTC)

Aestune was banned after disagreeing with people in a style that seems very consistent with a lot of the other comments here. The comment I quoted was a previous one on the same blog post (directed at someone else unhappy with admins here). I see that one as worse than anything Aestune said, but it seems to have been ignored. The style here seems to frequently be less polite than I tend to feel appropriate, but it was only when one person argued strongly against your position that you chose to ban.
As I said, I understand that there is history, but Aestune wasn't banned after he first edited... which would be what I would expect if this were about him having another account. There were 30 or more comments before the ban, and I suspect any impartial observer would be worried about him being shut down that way.
Aestune cannot wait out the ban, it's infinite. And it's at a time when banning him silences counter arguments. For fairness' sake, everyone should get their say right now. -- sannse WikiaStaff.png (help forum | blog) 01:33, November 23, 2011 (UTC)


I've noticed. ^^ I felt that it was about time I left him a message anyways. No idea why I find his user pic so amusing. Skål! 05:47, November 23, 2011 (UTC)

Are you staying?

Just wondering if you'll be staying on this wiki, or if you'll be moving to the "new" Vault. Grammarlad(talk) 12:46, November 27, 2011 (UTC)


I reviewed the ban and cannot see too many actual similarities to Flowers. Flowers attacked the wiki and wanted all of us admins to be "rotated out". This person is really just arguing the whole name thing. It appears he/she was taking sides but that in a way makes the ban look biased. I will lower the ban to a week (from today) and leave a note on the page. Insulting editors should not create a perm ban. And it does not appear to be a sock puppet account.--Kingclyde 22:42, November 30, 2011 (UTC)

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