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Bug collecting[edit source]

I have all EP n SP installed. My patch is 1.67

I have my Firefly collecting challenge completed while I have only collect 7 of them, missing blue firefly. I can provide the screen shot if needed. Have you check it yet about the challenge glitch? That's not happened in my game, I fullfilled the challenge—Preceding unsigned comment added by Mega.lucis.caelum (talkcontribs) 02:09 18 July 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Hi Nikel, there is another glitch with my firefly collecting. I dunno how but now it's seem my firefly collection reset to 0% but in the journal it's stated that my sim collect 27 firefly. So I will try to recollect them again till 7 species then capture the screen and show you.Venus (talk | contribs) 06:28, July 25, 2014 (UTC)

Archive[edit source]

Please archive your very long talk page. :P Ѧüя◎ґ (talk) 04:09, July 31, 2014 (UTC)

Last time I checked there were still around 70 sections... Oh well! Nikel Talk Vote! 04:45, August 1, 2014 (UTC)

New Editors[edit source]

Hello! I'm Ramona.Stewart, an user of Wikia. I found this wiki on CSS of the Austin & Ally Wiki. They were thank to you. And I decide ask a question to you :) How could you attract new editors?{{SUBST:Ramona/İmza3}} (talk) 05:16, August 3, 2014 (UTC)

Thanks and happy editing :) {{SUBST:Ramona/İmza3}} (talk) 07:05, August 3, 2014 (UTC)

RE: An apology[edit source]

I didn't fully notice the 'tense and bitterness' behind that message. And it's alright, no harm done. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:35, August 13, 2014 (UTC)

RE: State parameter[edit source]

I'm not entirely sure why I add redundant state parameters with "human" as the value for normal Sims to be honest. If people think it's really unnecessary then I won't continue to do it. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 22:47, August 23, 2014 (UTC)

RE: Bot request[edit source]

Done. --k6ka (talk | contribs) 11:28, August 27, 2014 (UTC)

Looks like someone else did it in my absence! --k6ka (talk | contribs) 13:20, September 1, 2014 (UTC)

Sim vs Simbio[edit source]

This is going to sound like a stupid question, especially coming from me. I figured if there's anyone who would know, it would be you.

I know that {{Sim}} and {{Simbio}} are used in different situations. But functionally, is there any difference between the Sim and Simbio templates? Like does {{Sim3}} behave or look any different than {{Simbio3}} does? -- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 07:02, September 5, 2014 (UTC)

About Mrs. Wainwright's eyecolor (and other's)[edit source]

Susan Wainwright's eyes are about as blue as they're green to me, thus they're teal. Or aqua or something? It's actually pretty similiar to Aquamarine-colored IIRC. Teal is actually darker and cannot be considered green (it's actually the same color used for Terezi Pyrope's blood-color in Homestuck) and i think it looks more like the eyecolor of Erin Kennedy and Amy Bull. I think they have the same eyecolor and it's a bluish teal. Yet we say Erin's eyes are brown and Amy's are green. But they're both bluish-teal-eyed, and i think Amy's hair highlights also sort-of match. Or at least, the daughter my pure-white-eyed twin founder in the Pokèmasters legacy had with Erin, she had a really similiar eyecolor to Amy, and i guess Erin would be the same. Of course Yveltal A2 Pokèmasters (A2 because her father is Arceus and she's the second generation) might just have gotten a mutant eyecolor... this might make me wanna check, though. Uh, also the Wainwrights are my fave family pratically. (Yes this includes Cycl0n3 too! Cycl41r is my OTP, this would be Cycl0n3 Sw0rd\Blair Wainwright) And i cried for a whole month when i found the EA SP killed Blair Wainwright in one of my savefiles. So i like to describe their colorschemes in a better\poetic way. I'm pretty sure i did not even have the mods to change Erin's eyecolor when she became Togekiss Pokèmasters. And it seemed kind-of blue to me. Of course i might just be wrong. Of course Yveltal might just have broken the fourth wall between neighboorhoods\worlds and got Amy Bull's eyecolor despite me propably not having Ambitions when she was born. I might just go check, not like i already have Erin(Togekiss) and Yveltal saved somewhere, anyway. Okay? Or at least, i have Yveltal saved in there. She does not have her daddy's stark-white-eyes, and if her eye color is not a mutation, then it should be Erin's, right? This is a photo of her as a kid: [1]

Oh, right, maybe i remembered wrong, and due to all the red she wears, and playing a savefile with Amy getting pregnant with Boyd Wainwright's children for storyline reasons, i somehow remembered Yveltal's eyes and thus Erin's, being bluer than they are. But Yv's fave color is cyan, and i could still imagine her and Erin having dark blue\indigo eyes no matter how far from the truth it is. Like how i imagine Cycl0n3 having red eyes. YAY! Kaiko Mikkusu (talk) 17:47, September 6, 2014 (UTC)

Removal of Infomation[edit source]

WizardJeremy (talk) 15:24, September 7, 2014 (UTC)

I have seen you recently removed a piece of infomation stating on the Testingcheatsenabled cheat page in which it stated "In The Sims 4 testingcheatsenabled has been changed to Testingcheats" and i would like to know why you have removed it as it was true infomation, was on topic of the page and was infomation that could be useful to the page.


Lifetime wish[edit source]

I've started a section on Talk:Lifetime wish regarding your back-and-forth with Sims2fan1998. You've already stated that your information comes from the game code; would there be any way you could prove that substantively, so we can put this matter to rest? I have to AGF on their actions, so I don't think they're trying to deliberately add incorrect information to that list. If you could provide proof of what you're saying, though, it would help finally end this conflict. -- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 08:05, September 9, 2014 (UTC)

Hello Nickel23, this is a question about my constant edits to the pag on LTWs. While you state the writing I keep editing is from an inaccurate source, I would like to ask you what the source is you use. I could not help to notice some fundalmental flaws in what is written. For example, it says the Supernatural Skeptic trait opens up the lifetime wish for Celebrity Physic, when actaully the Supernatural Fan does instead, and it says the genius trait opens up LTWs such as Illustrios Author, Presenting the Private Aquarium, Perfect Garden, ect when actually the trait and LTWs are completely unrelated as I know from experience. I hope this does not sound rude but I just want to know what is written to be 100% true and why. 

From Sims2Fan1998.

PS: Why is my name mentioned on your account page, saying it is creepy? I find it innapropriate that my name is there so please could you delete it.

RE: Viper Canyon[edit source]

I haven't noticed there was a list there. I guess the only notable thing I can think of the neighborhood terrains would be the one for Strangetown, which was created with the Rush Hour expansion. --k6ka (talk | contribs) 10:44, September 14, 2014 (UTC)

RE: Renaming tip[edit source]

Actually, only administrators have this option. Non-admins must manually tag the redirect for deletion. --k6ka (talk | contribs) 11:07, September 16, 2014 (UTC)

Really? :o Wow, it's something I learned today. I thought C.Syde has missed the option all the time. Nikel Talk Vote! 11:13, September 16, 2014 (UTC)

IRC[edit source]

Stop by the IRC chatroom when you get the chance. Ѧüя◎ґ (talk) 12:44, September 19, 2014 (UTC)

RE: Bot request[edit source]

Done :) --k6ka (talk | contribs) 12:36, September 22, 2014 (UTC)

Birthday Message[edit source]

Happy birthday! Joey.eyeball (talk) 04:04, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

Oh, happy birthday! :) -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 04:24, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

Happy birthday! Ѧüя◎ґ (talk) 04:45, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

Have a good one! ―The Tim Man (Infinite HistoriesGalactic CruciblesThe Sims WikiHallows MaleficentWhy I'm here in the first place) 04:51, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

A Birthday cake for you!
Happy birthday, Nikel23! Blow out the candles to age up! --k6ka (talk | contribs) 14:02, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

Ah.... Thank you so much, guys! :) I really appreciate it! Nikel Talk Vote! 15:30, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

What is this lol[edit source]

K happy birthday

I tried ok

[2]—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 13:16, September 23, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Wow you actually came here. Now I'm happy.

Bonus points if you log in next time. Nikel Talk Vote! 15:34, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

wait no fair how do you attach picture? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Thenaider (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~
I'll tell you.
But I have to sleep now lol.
P.S.: More bonus points if you sign your post. Nikel Talk Vote! 12:48, September 24, 2014 (UTC)

BOYD WAINWRIGHT IS NOT GREYING!!! (Plus he would prolly be capable of inventing something to make his hair not greying anymore if it actually WAS greying, right?)[edit source]

Boyd Wainwright 's hair is not greying. Really, it is not. Well, of course some people refer to it as greying, but he's just a really light platinum blond. You might think his hair is greying but it is not. Thorton Wolff and Nick Alto and yes Vita too and Gobias are all greying but he does not - of course he's older so he could also be greying too, but i do not think he is? Of course everyone has diff. opinion of a sim's haircolor, like one may think Chase Bayless is blonde one may think she's ash-brown. Blaise Kindle 's hair is colored orange to seem like fire, but some people might call her a ginger. Some people think Molly French has brown hair and some think it's puke-colored, kelp-brown, or olive green. You could even call it the "Wainwright Hair" but that would be a case of "shaped like itself", would it? Kaiko Mikkusu (talk) 14:02, September 24, 2014 (UTC)

Laurie Lee[edit source]

Since I read the desciprtion of premade sims, I found out that Laurie Lee is a mother of Brooke Branson and a wife of the Johnstone Gilman.

From "Brooke Branson" 's biography.—Preceding unsigned comment added by Isbone (talkcontribs) 00:35, September 30, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~ --Isbone (talk) 03:00, September 30, 2014 (UTC) --Isbone (talk) 03:02, September 30, 2014 (UTC)

Angela Gilman[edit source]

Yes, Laurie Lee is just mentioned Sim and won't show up in the game. 

I think Angela Gilman is one of ancient member of the Gilman family and I will come with deceased since the game start. Unfortunately, I never tried to playing her and probably the console Sim3 doens't let ask move in to deceased sim. If I found the chance of way to play several deceased sim, I will update further information.

(Isbone (talk) 13:45, September 30, 2014 (UTC))

Recent blog posts[edit source]

Blog:recent posts is linked to on the left side of the screen when using Monobook. Since you deleted this page, could you update the link on the sidebar? Simsilikesims (talk) 04:33, October 3, 2014 (UTC)

I should mention that blog listing pages don't update automatically. You either have to wait around 24 hours or purge the page. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 13:55, October 3, 2014 (UTC)

RE: Premade CAS Sim names[edit source]

I have the Create a Sim demo and those Sims are in the Gallery made by Sim Guru Zephyr. Since they looked exactly the same as the generated ones in CAS and were created by Maxis, I figured that they are the actual Sims in the game. Joey.eyeball (talk) 05:28, October 10, 2014 (UTC)

Link shorteners[edit source]

Hey Nikel. I've noticed that when you post to The Sims Wiki's Facebook page, you tend to include full page links. In case you didn't know, everything posted to the Facebook page is also instantly relayed to The Sims Wiki's Twitter account (and vice versa). However, Twitter imposes a maximum character count per post of 140 characters. So, if you post a long message on the TSW Facebook page or include a very long web link, the message is often truncated or cut off when it gets posted to Twitter. One way to avoid this issue is to use a url shortener, such as or These sites take a standard-length url and shorten it down to a fraction of the length. For instance, bitly reduces the length of the url of this page ( to "" The effect is even more pronounced when linking to blog posts (e.g., becomes, going from 85 characters long to 21) or other pages with long addresses. -- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 08:35, October 11, 2014 (UTC)

traits[edit source]

Hey! I was wondering if I could ask you something, as you helped me lots of times in the past! I was trying to adjust the traits panel in the Sim template of the Dutch Wiki and update it with The Sims 4 information. However I think I messed stuff up now (ehum), and can't really find what I did wrong. It's probably somewhere in the GetTraitLink template, but it might also be somewhere in the GetTraitImage one.. Would you be so kind to take a look for me? Much appreciated! Tiezel (talk) curious? 20:58, October 12, 2014 (UTC)

I've been good thanks! How about you? Yeah the category template is still a big mess, I need to fix that some day anyway, as lots of categories are still wrong. However it's supposed to show the images of the traits, and as well they're still not lining up properly.. I'm not really sure why this is happening :/ Tiezel (talk) curious? 19:28, October 13, 2014 (UTC)
Ah I've seen to fixed the line up problem, just now the images not showing up. Tiezel (talk) curious? 19:43, October 13, 2014 (UTC)

Revert to Newspaper[edit source]

Nikel, I would like for you to participate in a discussion regarding Newspaper and the edits that have been made to it today. Please go to and engage in the discussion. - LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 20:43, October 13, 2014 (UTC)

RE: Aspiration as disambiguation page[edit source]

All done! You can move the page now. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 14:37, October 17, 2014 (UTC)

I left out the Forum namespace in many of my bot tasks, because editing the forum page - even if it's a bot edit - will bump the thread and I can easily crowd out current discussions with four-year-old threads if I'm not careful. I was quite wary of doing so, so I left it out (The {{Unsigned}} template is supposed to be substituted, but I excluded the forum namespace when I was running the bot for that reason so you'll still see transcluded unsigned templates on forum pages). Otherwise I have mostly left things like discussion comments alone, but I can go back and fix it, at your request. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 18:20, October 17, 2014 (UTC)
Okay, more pages fixed! Only a few left like comments (too messy), forum pages (as mentioned above), and other stuff that AWB can't fix, but it should be enough for a disambiguation page. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 20:41, October 17, 2014 (UTC)

Your information on your Sandbox[edit source]

Apparently LiR insisted on removing this information from my sandbox page. He also left me a message saying that such information in a sandbox was completely unacceptable, could be construed as a personal attack against that user, and was a clear demonstration of a lack of good faith.

I can't speak for anyone else, but given the circumstances, I don't believe that it's a good idea for an admin, like yourself to keep such information in your sandbox either. As far as I'm concerned, a non good faith edit by a non admin is a non good faith edit by an admin.

Especially since I didn't realize that adding information to my sandbox like that was unacceptable, since you as an admin had already done so first. It is common belief that an admin would no better than to add such information to their sandbox.

People have said that a few things that I've done aren't acceptable for a user who wants to become an admin, and I confessed that it was because I'd seen an admin do those things. They said, well an admin should know not to do those things. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 04:28, October 26, 2014 (UTC)

I'm sorry if I appeared to write in a negative tone, and I certainly don't think that you are an incompetent administrator. Everyone can make mistakes, as an admin or not. I probably understand the concept of being an administrator a lot better than most users think (although probably still worse than what I think).
Until recently, I used a lot of references when editing, like recording confirmed or potential sockpuppets. Despite my success, I have been reprimanded a couple of times for trying to be something I'm not, even after observing the admin issues and having a test wiki for gaining experience with each individual tool.
It would never have occurred me that that practice was unacceptable either. I was already starting to lose interest in the whole ILS5 issue before LiR removed the information from my sandbox. I know you never meant for anyone to do what you did, and I understand your intention, because that was my intention as well.
One of my bad habits is my eagerness to do anything for the wiki, mainly just to show what I'm capable of. I always have a habit of starting big. But I am getting close to fixing those habits. That's one of the reasons I now have a test wiki, to help me improve my already positive editing skills without risking screwing up on a professional wiki. I have understood where some users such as myself go wrong. But the way I see it - we're all wiki editors who have a lot to learn, regardless of experience or how much we may have learned already, because there's never too much. I've learned loads recently and still there's room to learn more. So no harm done. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 10:44, October 26, 2014 (UTC)
Nikel, you don't have to remove that information. My warning to C.syde was regarding this particular edit, because that edit clearly fails to AGF. I also removed his entire entry on ILS5's socks because, as I've told him before, it's none of his business and he shouldn't be involved in investigating sock puppets. As you're an administrator, I don't care about nor do I have a problem with whether you keep such a list. I don't believe your list constitutes lack of good faith, since your list only includes information about socks already blocked and their behavioral tendencies. -- LostInRiverview talkblogcontribs 16:50, October 26, 2014 (UTC)
I didn't see that. Was that removed from the history? I didn't check the deletion log. I'm sorry I couldn't think about this issue with a clear mind due to problems irl. I was befuddled. Nikel Talk Vote! 01:36, October 27, 2014 (UTC)
Yes, I deleted the revision from the page history so you'll need to use Special:Undelete to view the deleted revision. It is not visible to non-administrators and doesn't appear in the normal page history. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 01:43, October 27, 2014 (UTC)

Happy Halloween![edit source]

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Hair color[edit source]

The Boyd Wainwright article has been locked due to edit warring. Instead, a discussion has been started on Talk:Boyd Wainwright to determine the Sim's actual hair color. Please participate in this discussion, so that we can resolve this disagreement. -- LostInRiverview talkblogcontribs 15:04, October 31, 2014 (UTC)

RE: Bot request[edit source]

Working on it ;) --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 12:41, November 6, 2014 (UTC)

Done. I fixed a few extra pages as well. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 15:12, November 6, 2014 (UTC)

University hangout for Sims 3[edit source]

I was about to move the page when popups told me you deleted it! Well, I asked about the page on IRC and Danny said:

[13:41:58] <Danny> k6ka, the template with the lot types says there is a generic "University Hangout"
[13:42:10] <Danny> oddly, almost all UL lot types don't have pages

I'm guessing the page he was referring to was University hangout, which is a redlink right now. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 02:53, November 15, 2014 (UTC)

Yeah, that was what I was hoping to do - move it to "University hangout" and then work on it from there. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 03:05, November 15, 2014 (UTC)
Not a problem. For a minute after seeing the page I almost clicked the "Delete" button too. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 03:10, November 15, 2014 (UTC)

A message[edit source]

You'll probably see this sooner or later, but I wondered if you've seen my messages on these talk pages. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 07:03, November 19, 2014 (UTC)

Edit warring moved to discussion[edit source]

I know you weren't involved in this edit war but.

Icemandeaf and I have noticed that there has been a case of edit warring with the Contrary family related to their social-economic status. Icemandeaf has moved it to the talk page to be discussed. I just wanted to inform you this because you're a trusted community member whose participation could be useful. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 21:15, November 19, 2014 (UTC)

Download custom house[edit source]


Im looking for an abandoned house and i saw your house


Is it possible that i can download this? or can I download the patterns of the house?

gr—Preceding unsigned comment added by Ryanne26 (talkcontribs) 19:54, November 25, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Re:Premade Sims fanons[edit source]

I've read your message. However, in future I won't be adding fanon pages to this wiki any more. Premade or otherwise. WayfinderOwl (talk) 06:21, December 7, 2014 (UTC)

Unlinked Relationships[edit source]

Sorry for the extremetly late reply. What I mean by "Unlinked Relationships" in SimPE, if you go through Lyla and other sims I listed, you click throughout the list of sims, they usually don't have any info about their relationship off to the right. Yes? If you click on one of the sims I listed that that Sim has a "Unlinked Relationships" there will appear relationships points unlink other sims, however their relationship is not linked and won't appear in game. That means they have a "Unlinked Relationship". If you want anymore information please leave me message. Have a good evening. (talk) 23:42, December 8, 2014 (UTC)

Haha! Excellent Nikel! Copyza123 (talk) 10:54, December 14, 2014 (UTC)

Template:Sim2 - Parameters[edit source]

I noticed that you re-worked a few of my edits to a few pages of Sims from Pets. It appeared that a couple of the parameters of the template I used as a standard were back to front. So I've just swapped them round, so hopefully people won't have to keep changing my edits. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 03:32, December 22, 2014 (UTC)

I'm going to jump in here and say that I was perplexed when I saw C.Syde edit the template to rearrange the parameters; it seemed odd and totally pointless to me, since the order of a template's parameters has no effect on the function of the template. I wasn't aware that pages he had edited were being changed in order to simply re-arrange the parameters on the templates. Is there something here that I'm missing? Like, this edit for instance... removing 'Sim' from the life state parameter makes enough sense, but why go through the trouble of swapping the placement of two parameters? As I said, the parameter organization doesn't affect the function of the template. Is there something here I'm not seeing? -- LostInRiverview talkblogcontribs 05:54, December 22, 2014 (UTC)
I seriously don't think there's much point either to be honest. I just thought I'd make those changes to the templates to avoid any future unnecessary changes to the parameters on the Sim pages.
I can understand removing 'Sim' from the life state parameters, and I'm fine with not adding 'Sim' to them in future. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 06:49, December 22, 2014 (UTC)
I know it's pointless. The only reasons I keep rearranging the parameter order are to try to make it consistent with any other Sim articles and to make it apparent which parameters are used twice and which haven't been used yet. In very old Sim articles, they usually used the same parameters multiple times, like body, hair, eyes, and skin. Sometimes they also missed parameters like the family relationships and so on. It's pretty pointless and I only considered it as a personal chore.
As for C.Syde's edit in {{Sim2}}... I'm not sure what you were trying to accomplish. I get what you meant to do, but in case you're wondering, I never used the order in the template itself. I always use the order on the syntax example in the documentation. See? That's what I always base on. {{Sim2}} itself never needed to be touched.
But you DO seem to be aware of it and still edited it anyway. Also, you added two more spaces to the syntax example in the documentation. What for? It has always been that way! If you changed it, it defeated the purpose of what I've been doing all along. Nikel Talk Vote! 07:31, December 22, 2014 (UTC)
Okay, I was just a little confused, that was all. Well, now that I've fully understood why you kept re-arranging the parameters, and which orders you were arranging them in, I can do it that way in future myself. Also at the time I didn't realize that {{Sim2}} was different from the syntax example. So I didn't get why you still changed the parameters.
If you mean by adding two extra spaces to each parameter, it was done so the parameters would all match. If you don't think much of it, it can/could always be changed back. I just thought it looked better. But I don't really care. I'm flexible with whatever suits most other editors. As long as it's consistent and can preferably be done without constantly being re-arranged by more than one editor in a short length of time. Now that I've fully understood all this, I doubt whether there's anything less to be puzzled about. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 07:58, December 22, 2014 (UTC)
What matters with the two extra spaces to each parameter is that I tried to make it consistent with all other Sim templates as far as I remember. If you added two extra spaces there, you should the same to all other templates. If you could keep the other templates consistent, it's okay.
Honestly, this whole rearranging the Sim template parameters kinda makes me tired. Maybe I should try to care less next time? Nikel Talk Vote! 08:58, December 22, 2014 (UTC)

Merry Christmas![edit source]

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RE: Your warning to DarkSuicune2000[edit source]

I have modified the notice, assuming he hasn't seen it already. And even if he has, he should take this one as a message that is more positive. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 07:00, January 4, 2015 (UTC)

Sock-puppetry[edit source]

Apparently LostInRiverview said on chat that JustinLovesWikia12345 was a sock-puppet of Ilovethesims199.

I was currently on chat at the time, and I just happened to notice him say that. -- C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:47, February 1, 2015 (UTC)

15 Years of The Sims, 10 Years of The Sims Wiki![edit source]

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Sims 4 Icons[edit source]

Hey Nikel! I finished extracting all the large icons and waiting for MTS to upload the rar file.

Other than that, I got all the big icons (including the traits, skills, etc.)

UltraGamingKid (talk) 23:32, February 21, 2015 (UTC)

That's great! I'll look forward to it! :) Nikel Talk Vote! 03:54, February 22, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Rf IRC Contact[edit source]

Yes, I've seen it. Still thinking about it though. I'm not entirely sure about the position because my IRC skills are not very sharp, and I constantly have to Google IRC tutorials just to make sure I don't accidentally ban everyone, or even myself! The channel seems to be getting along just fine without an IRC contact so far, so I'm not sure if this position is even necessary. On the other hand, we can finally allow Lab to retire 100% from The Sims Wiki by taking the position off his shoulders (and to make the books look good). --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 12:11, February 25, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Bot request[edit source]

Done Please be sure to let me know if there are any errors. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 11:50, April 10, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Bot request[edit source]

Sure, no problem, I'll just quickly do it and then go to bed (it's 1AM here, hehe) --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 05:18, July 2, 2015 (UTC)

All done, feel free to let me know if there's anything I missed! Now, I should probably get some sleep. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 05:33, July 2, 2015 (UTC)

Also me...Forever[edit source]

I think you can do it. I also be a creator that. Hahaha! Copyza123 (talk) 23:39, July 4, 2015 (UTC)

Your last easter egg edit[edit source]

Any opinion by you to my "question" on the easter eggs talk page? -- CompleCCity (talk) 12:30, July 9, 2015 (UTC)

Just did add those facts onto the page. As I am aware of the sensitivity of easter egg articles, perhaps you could check that … -- CompleCCity (talk) 14:05, July 17, 2015 (UTC)

Adding WooHoo to a page[edit source]

sorry for adding woohoo to that page lol you messaged me for the vandalism i wont do it again. —Preceding unsigned comment added by ParisVids (talk) 01:45 26 July 2015 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Hey![edit source]

Hello there, it's been so long since I've been on this wiki. I'm like really bored at the moment so I'd enjoy you joining me on the chat. Long Time, No See! JasonThePlum 12:03, July 26, 2015 (UTC)

Sims news blog[edit source]

Hey Nikel. I know during TS3 times you used to do a lot of Sims game blog writing, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in writing up more of those kinds of articles? For instance, we have The Sims 4: Cool Kitchen Stuff recently announced, so it might be worth writing about. The reason I ask is because I've tried to bring back more regular blogs for these kinds of things, but it's hard to write about every new thing that comes along, and I haven't been terribly inspired to do it (lol). But, the last Sims news blog was for Luxury Party Stuff, so it seems like CKS is a logical thing to write about. Let me know if this is something you'd be interested in. If not, please disregard this. -- LostInRiverview talkblogcontribs 14:09, July 30, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Test wiki[edit source]

Go ahead! Go ahead! You don't have to ask me to mess up my test wiki :) --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 15:13, July 30, 2015 (UTC)

User blog:Nikel23/Cool Kitchen Stuff - The 3rd Stuff Pack for The Sims 4![edit source]

I noticed that you created this blog post but deleted it shortly afterwards because it was empty. That's a known Wikia issue, and despite several bug reports it looks like they still haven't bothered to fix it :/ . It's caused when you hit ⌅ Enter after typing in the title of the blog post. For some reason this causes it to save the edit, instead of taking you to the editor. The solution is to click "OK" instead of hitting ⌅ Enter. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 15:28, July 31, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Tagging revision that removes categories and interwiki links[edit source]

Definitely possible, but few active users on the wiki know how to set up abuse filters. I'll look into it. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 13:54, August 15, 2015 (UTC)

The extension is detailed on, available here. When testing new filters, be sure to keep it in "log only" mode (No actions taken, only thing filter does is log in the abuse log) and to monitor Special:AbuseLog to check for false positives. You can also keep it disabled and use the "Test this filter against recent edits" tool instead, which may be better than leaving irremovable entries in the log. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 12:10, August 16, 2015 (UTC)
Well, I procrastinated, but nevertheless I got it done. Special:AbuseFilter/39 should be able to catch edits that remove all categories and interwiki links. Currently it is in log-only mode, but hopefully we can eventually allow it to start tagging edits, and perhaps notifying the user as well (however, Wikia has still disabled editing of MediaWiki pages, so thanks a lot Wikia for the absurd and unhelpful inconvenience). Monitor Special:AbuseLog for false positives. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 21:33, August 31, 2015 (UTC)

Hello, just a question! :)[edit source]

Hi Nikel23. Do you have a list of like pages that need to be improved or something? I could improve them and maybe improve my grammar and editing skills. Thanks for your help :) Sims Player (talk) (mistakes) 17:55, September 3, 2015 (UTC)

I would also like this list. You seem very knowledgeable about editing and we would like your help to become better editors. I would appreciate any help or advice you may have. Thank you. - Sapphire Moondust (talk) 17:58, September 3, 2015 (UTC)
Hello, both of you. I apologize for such a late reply. I don't have any specific list of pages that needs to be looked after. There are several special pages like short pages and orphaned pages that need to be maintained, but it's not anyone's priority to be honest. When I was more active, I used to patrol the Special:RecentChanges to see recent edits. There, I would check someone's edit and see if it needed grammar correction, format correction, link fix, or something. Other times, I would usually just browse around and read until I noticed if anything needed correction. There's no special way to edit, but it's just my insight. Here are some tips that might be helpful:
  • Start from something small. Don't think that, "That user made a lot of edits / huge edit on a page. Do I have to do the same to be an eligible editor?" Don't compare yourself to anyone, and just edit as you enjoy it. It's even better if someone inspires you!
  • Be bold (as LiR would say). If you feel like something needs to be edited, go for it. You don't need to ask anyone's permission to edit. You may want to ask if you're concerned or confused about something.
  • Sometimes you just want to see how other people edit. I know I said not to compare yourself with anyone else, but this could help inspire you how to improve. C.Syde and K6ka are pretty good editors as examples. ^^
I'm sorry that I might not be helpful to you. I'm not very active anymore and couldn't focus on the wiki very much, so I might not be able to respond to you sooner. Nikel Talk Vote! 07:49, September 10, 2015 (UTC)

Nikel[edit source]

Hello. The list k6ka showed me is not really my cup of tea. I want to add missing information to pages. Sims 2 pages for example. Or missing Sims 2 images. Don't you have a list of that? Sims Player (talk) (mistakes) 07:04, September 12, 2015 (UTC)

Happy birthday![edit source]

Happy belated birthday, Nikel! :) ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 06:33, September 24, 2015 (UTC)

Ah, thank you C.Syde! Nikel Talk Vote! 13:03, September 24, 2015 (UTC)

Gaming footers[edit source]

Moved to The Sims Wiki talk:Development Portal. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 02:11, September 25, 2015 (UTC)

RE: IRC[edit source]

I'm a bit busy right now, but I might be able to make it later today. Of course, I'm usually available when you're asleep, which is a bit troublesome. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 13:23, October 2, 2015 (UTC)

The problem is I'm busy over the weekend, so that might be difficult for me. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 13:34, October 2, 2015 (UTC)

RE: Melinda Danders' skin[edit source]

Yeah, it can sometimes be difficult to tell what eye or skin colour a particular Sim has just by looking at their picture. That's why I check their genetic files to confirm which skin tone a Sim has, if I'm unsure whether the genetic information on the page is correct. It can be particularly deceiving on elders with light or tanned skin since their skin texture is lighter than in the younger life stages.

With the head-shots of Sims, their eye colours can be quite deceiving, especially if the uploaded image is a JPEG, since they don't show up as clear as the PNG images. I've noticed that many users have made errors getting various eye colours mixed up, notably getting dark blue eyes mistaken as brown eyes, and light blue eyes mistaken as grey eyes. In-fact I've made several mistakes with eye and skin colours in the past, and probably would still make many mistakes now, if I didn't check the genetic files. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:40, April 26, 2016 (UTC)

IRC channel reform[edit source]

Hello! As a chanop on the IRC channel, you are asked to participate in a discussion involving the channel that could affect you. Please see Forum:IRC channel reform for the discussion thread. Feel free to ignore this message if you are not interested. Thanks, —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 21:57, June 2, 2016 (UTC)

Happy Birthday![edit source]

Happy belated birthday, Nikel! :D ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 07:07, September 30, 2016 (UTC)

Immune to Fire help[edit source]

I can prove that Sims with the Immune to Fire hidden trait autonomously put out fires, and put them out much faster than other Sims. If you want proof, I can always show you. In addition, get this Wiryawan310 person off my back please, this user stubbornly deletes legitimate and constructive edits for unknown reasons. I guess it's because I'm an anon user; not using an account? (talk) 06:54, June 5, 2017 (UTC)

Thanks a million. Sorry about the edit-warring, I admit that I am a bit of a hot-head. It just gets a little frustrating when the same user seems to delete your edits all the time when you know you've got your facts straight. (talk) 09:37, June 5, 2017 (UTC)

Friendly Hello![edit source]

Hi there! Recently I was looking for TS3 career opportunities list and when I found your articles here, I was very impressed. But the work on this pages seems to be stopped, so I dare ask you a technical question:

  1. What did you do to get the exact values and exact requirements of a certain Opportunity? (like the range of career level requirements, value of Job Performance boost and etc. e.g. opportunity "The Commander's Cabinet" at Military Opportunities article) Or did you get this info by playing endless hours?
  2. Did you use some sort of tool or mod to force opportunities pop up? (Nraas MasterController has this feature, but it won't force "work overtime" opportunities) Or you just knew what you were supposed to do to make certain opportunity occur?

I know these questions sound very odd and confusing, but I hope you'll get the point, and I'll be really thankful if you reply as soon as possible. MakBash (talk) 18:12, June 19, 2017 (UTC)

RE:Friendly Hello![edit source]

Thank you for your reply! I've read your message and I'd like you to explain me more about game data and opportunities. MakBash (talk) 06:16, June 21, 2017 (UTC)

RE: Friendly Hello![edit source]

Awesome! This is exactly what I needed. But where do I get strings contain opportunity names and description texts? And I really need to figure out how does this "user talk" system work. I've no idea where I should leave a message. MakBash (talk) 13:08, June 21, 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for helping me out with the discussion thing :) We're using MilitaryCareer_BigEvent as an example, so what do <EventListenerN> and <TargetInteractionName> tags do? Also if the <OpportunityRequirements> tag controls the requirements (as I suppose), then why "MilitaryCareer_BigEvent"'s one is empty? MakBash (talk) 17:17, June 23, 2017 (UTC)

Happy Birthday[edit source]

Happy belated birthday, Nikel! :) ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 10:43, October 2, 2017 (UTC)

Enable Discussions?[edit source]

Hi there Nikel23! I noticed that your community was not yet using Discussions, our Forum feature replacement we developed for our communities last year. We realize your community does not currently use Special:Forums but please consider allowing us to enable Discussions anyway, as it provides more benefits to your community than it's predecessor. We have already switched all new communities to Discussions and are manually enabling it on established communities who are interested in having the feature available for their users.

Discussions is a feature that users can use to post questions, thoughts, images, links and even videos. They can upvote posts and even share them on social media. Users can edit their posts for the first 24 hours, but Admins and Moderators can edit posts anytime. Users can report posts they feel do not comply with our guidelines, or that of the community. Admins and Moderators can remove them. We give you the tools you need to monitor reported posts and users that report them. Since the introduction of Discussions, we have seen a pretty big increase in community interaction. You can find more information on Discussions here.

Let me know if your community would like to have Discussions enabled on the community and the app. I would be happy to take care of it for you. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. And please do talk to the other admins, there are so many of you, which is so wonderful! Jamie <staff/> (profile)•(talk) 23:41, January 17, 2018 (UTC)

Pagecover conversion[edit source]

Hey Nikel, I know you took a bit of an interest in my work on my test wiki of converting {{Pagecover}} to utilize wiki-wide css. I wanted you to know that, as far as I can tell, I've completed the conversion and, again as far as I can tell, the new template functions in exactly the same manner as the current Pagecover template. I've moved the new template and css code over to The Sims Wiki (on Template:Pagecover/test and the Wikia.css pages, respectively), but I'd really appreciate a second set of eyes to look things over. I've started a discussion of this conversion on the Dev Portal talk page, so if you encounter anything, please drop a message there. Feel free to edit the template and css code on TSW as you see fit. -- LostInRiverview talk · blog · contribs 08:15, February 11, 2018 (UTC)

hi :)[edit source]

surprise surprise :) I just hope you're well. sending you love across the globe RoseGui (talk) 16:43, May 31, 2018 (UTC)

Barnacle Bay Sims[edit source]

Do you by any chance have the Barnacle Bay world? Many articles of Sims in Barnacle Bay are missing career information, such as Laurel Lai and her husband as an example. Only some of them have career information, but most of them are missing it, so it's hard to tell what career they are actually in and at what level. Acherontia Styx (talk) 03:40, August 18, 2018 (UTC)

Sims 4 careers[edit source]

Are you still active? I noticed you were a contributor to the career page for the Sims and i wanted to point out to someone who does these editing things that the Veterinarian career from pets was missing.

Do you know of anywhere online anyone has a list suggestion for self-employment? I was trying to gather ideas for unique game play (like earning income and gaining fame in media production, or selling woodworking furnishings, etc) —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 16:13, July 28, 2019‎ (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Here to Help[edit source]

Hello, I'm The Embraced One or TEO, and I'm the Fandom Wiki Manager (roster here for reference) for this Wiki as well as an admin on Sekiro and the Hollow Knight Wikis in my free time. I'm here to act as a liaison between you and Fandom Staff and help you and your community. If you ever have any questions or issues related to the Wiki, its features (editing, templates, layouts, etc.), or anything else, feel free to reach out to me and I will be happy to help out!

The Embraced One (talk) 18:18, August 4, 2019 (UTC)The Embraced One

That CC in the image[edit source]

Hi, i just wanted to ask you something about one picture... This one:

What is the custom clothing and hair of that girl? Is it avaliable to download anywhere? SeriousNorbo (talk) 00:39, October 1, 2019 (UTC)