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Good idea! Thanks --LArron 12:34, 25 October 2008 (EDT)


I was using the "adjective" template hoping that it would produce a new random adjective every time the page was loaded. Apparently that is not the case. Any way to do this? PACODOGwoof, bitches 07:06, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

How about you learn how to do it yourself, you furry lame cake? - π 07:10, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
Please excuse my dumbassery, but the same adjective still comes up every time I load the page no matter what I do...can you take a look at User:Pacodog and tell me what I'm doing wrong? PACODOGwoof, bitches 07:54, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
Nothing, the page is cached (i.e. it's not run through the parser every time you reload it), that's why you don't get a new adjective when you load a page. -- Nx / talk 07:56, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
So, if I clear my cache, I should get a new adjective, right? PACODOGwoof, bitches 07:59, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
(ec)No. You also need to force a new version of the page to be generated by purging it, i.e. 08:03, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
Chances are (since you don't give an example) if you append a simple | after the inclusion, it will reparse every time. ħumanUser talk:Human 08:02, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
That is necessary when you have more than one {{adjective}} on the page. If you don't do that, every instance will be the same -- Nx / talk 08:03, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

OK I get it now, I think...thanks for indulging my wiki-ignorance :) PACODOGwoof, bitches 08:11, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

Biology template[edit]

Of those templates that go on the right side of an article concerning different subjects (creationism, communism, philosophy, etc), it looks like we don't have a biology one. There are a lot of biology pages so maybe we can make one? I'd like to try but it would probably suck. Any thoughts? Sam Tally-ho! 23:11, 3 November 2011 (UTC)

What color? Тytalk 23:12, 3 November 2011 (UTC)
I was thinking green. Dunno how to get the little picture in the circle but other than that I could experiment. Sam Tally-ho! 01:42, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
What picture is a good picture? Frogs are cute, as are turtles. (heh, as if cute were good). or something realllllyyy cool like one plant, one protozoa and one animal. but that woudl be hard.--Pink mowse.pngGodotGet over it!. 01:47, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
Place holder is a prokaryote for now. Тytalk 01:48, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
Cool, thanks Ty. Sam Tally-ho! 02:05, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
No Prob. Тytalk 02:05, 4 November 2011 (UTC)