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Hi! I am very interested in purchasing the Segi "I love my hair" shirts that you posted and I wondered how I could purchase them. I couldn't find them anywhere else on the internet. Just let me know how I can buy them, espcially the green one with the 9 different styles. Thank you!
Oh, hey! Sorry, I'm currently traveling, so I don't check my messages regularly. It's a screenshot from one of two blink-and-you-miss-it appearances in this international trailer: [[File:Muppet Babies - Meet Rowlf The Dog (Promo)|thumb|right|300px|Muppet Babies - Meet (the new) Baby Rowlf (2019)]]
Hiya! Something I thought I'd point you to... I found this photo and noted that we don't have it covered on the wiki yet. It looks like it's part of a set if you go through Alamy's similar photos linked below.
Hi! When you have time, a fact check. Last month, a user altered International Grover (which needs major table clean-up, image fixing, and updates) to say that Martin Reinl turned Grover on Sesamstrasse to Carsten Haffke (probably true), but that Robert Missler stopped dubbing him in 2017(!) That implies Reinl or someone else did the voice for that year, and that Haffke does voice and puppetry now.
Since the same user also took Morar out of Carsten Morar-Haffke in text (I just caught and undid it), I'm not sure they're reliable. But you are!
Hiya! We're currently doing location shoots for the next Möhre film, so I was able to ask him about this. Carsten is actually fine with it either way; Morar-Haffke is his official name on paper (Morar coming from his wife, which he added to his own in order for the family to share a name). Haffke, the name he was born with, remains his stage name. Yet, since he's mostly (if not always) credited as Morar-Haffke, it's probably best to leave it that way on the wiki!
As for Robert Missler; he's had life-altering health problems last year and is probably not going to recover to the point that he can continue his Sesame work. Reinl has taken over performing Grover, both in puppetry and voice; the latter starting this year. I have taken over performing Günni, though he'll be dubbed later as I'm not in the same voice range.
So, I might literally be pulling the strings, but at least I don't have a potty mouth... ;-D
PS: That Moebe user's profile lead me to this right here... it's cool if they want to attempt a German language take on it, but do we want them to use our logo and background images? Aren't there Wikia rules about this kinda thing?
Usually the other language versions of sites (as with Memory Alpha) are authorized or founded in conjunction. Since this one is someone's personal project that they never reached out to us about (with a different url not just de.muppet.wikia.com), but they actually have their main page index calling itself Muppet Wiki, it's probably the same as when other Muppet/puppet sites tried to take Muppet Wiki logos directly, which was a violation. There's a Spanish version, now up for adoption, but they added an S, Muppets Wiki and have a unique logo. While they don't link back to us, the text positions them as a Spanish counterpart in a way that avoids confusion.
Wendy would be the best person to speak to as to how to handle it (she's done so for similar issues, usually in those cases disgruntled blocked users).
I came across a couple images (this and this) that weren't generating thumbnails that I tried fixing with a reupload and/or a rename, and nothing worked. I finally Googled it and found w:c:community:Thread:786656 where a Wikia staffer says that images over 3500 pixels won't generate a thumbnail. I'm pretty sure this is nonsense, so I'm gonna try to figure it out.
Can you make a shortlist of images you've uploaded that are over 3500 pixels either in width or height? Just a sampling to figure out what's going on, don't need a comprehensive list. Preferably some recent ones and some old ones (from before 2014) if you can find them.
Thanks for the heads-up! I noticed the problem occurring across Wikia for a couple of days now. I wonder though, is it an honest error that is to be fixed, or are they simply trying to discourage content creators from taking up too much space with (in their eyes) unnecessarily large images?
Another wiki I've found the problem to appear on is Memory Alpha, specifically on Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection (see the second image on the page, showcasing the "models re-scaled to in-universe dimensions").
Does that help? Let me know what you can find out; like if this is gonna be a thing we'll have to deal with for now!
Well, I submitted the bug to Wikia, but they're not staffed on weekends so I don't think I'll get a response until tomorrow evening.
I did reply to that thread I linked to though, and someone pointed me toward w:c:community:Thread:1431449 where it appears that they know about the issue.
So, I'm not gonna run around trying to find them all (I wouldn't even know how to do that), but it's something I'm keeping my eye on. I'll monitor some of the known offenders and let you know what I find.