User talk:Tatarize

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Your forum account has been activated and added to the member's list.Sans Deity 10:18, 28 September 2007 (CDT)

Failed template

I see you tried to use a template copied from another MediaWiki-based wiki. In case you didn't know why it failed, it's because we don't have the required parser functions (#ifdef and the like) on this wiki. We do have a slightly less convenient Template:If that can be used in place of #if, but no templates for #ifdef and #switch. (I don't even know if it's possible to replicate the functionality of those two functions with what we have here.) - dcljr 12:53, 19 November 2007 (CST)

Yeah, it was a pretty lame attempt. I was trying to get a template merge, finally I just grabbed the template for wikify from this wiki and called it a day. No real need to be fancy, just wanted something to say that Jesus fulfilled prophecy is pretty much a dupe of Messianic prophecy, and was feeling adventurous in the realm of cargo cult programming. If you notice when I trashed the template for ambox I used fail summary. Although, actually the wikify and merge templates probably share like 95% of the same info and could be rereferenced to an box template (which would help if those templates needed a change). Tatarize 04:15, 20 November 2007 (CST)
I tried such a thing with Template:Stub master, which all of the stub templates now use. Of course, that's only for stubs... You can use Iron Chariots Wiki:Sandbox and Template:Sandbox for further experimentation if you want to work on a general-purpose "box" template. BTW, I just deleted Template:Ambox (although I accidentally hit the Enter key before I finished the edit summary — urgh!). In the future you can use {{delete}} to mark any page you want an administrator to delete. - dcljr 01:57, 22 November 2007 (CST)
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