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Rhetorical questions

Re your change here, you're right that rhetorical questions wouldn't belong in a character description or production details. When it's a short sketch summary that involves a question, yes, a single question sentence to describe the sketch is fine (it's not actually asking a question of the reader) and we generally try to avoid full blow by blow descriptions of the shorter sketches and too much quoting (Prairie often says stuff like "Not again" in these encounters, so quoting her reactions is excessive). So please don't feel that you need to correct every question you might find in an episode guide that reflects actual episode content (stuff like "Shouldn't Statler and Waldorf have changed clothes?" or "Why didn't Frank Oz play Cookie here?" are the questions that violate NPOV). Please respond so we know you understand. Thanks! -- Andrew Emoji-drool.gifAdminsig.png 20:45, 14 February 2021 (UTC)

Andrew, I know what you mean and I do follow the policies for this Wiki. I just think that the tone of the content could be a little bit proper without questions like "Should Cookie Monster eat Prairie Dawn's letter N even though it's not a cookie?" Plot summaries and short sketch summary often tell us what happens.

Hope that helps! Thank you! Allan Bao (talk) 21:18, 14 February 2021 (UTC)

Allan, I will repeat and be more direct. *Don't* make that kind of change again. No matter what you think, as I explained above, it's fine if a short description is a question if it accurately sums up the content which involves questions (it's not used rhetorically there, it was describing Cookie's dilemma). Or you could summarize it in one non-question sentence, without adding unnecessary detail about groans. So this is direction from an administrator. Please follow it in future. -- Andrew Emoji-drool.gifAdminsig.png 23:09, 14 February 2021 (UTC)
As questions in short plots can even use answers to sum up its content (like "Should Cookie Monster eat Prairie Dawn's letter N even though it's not a cookie?" Then, I'd think "Well, he *actually* did eat the N because Cookie Monster found himself on “horn of dilemma”."), I could've either use a question if it accurately sums up the content which involves it, or mostly summarize it in one non-question sentence, like I abridged it to avoid too much of unnecessary detail, which is followed. Thank you! Allan Bao (talk) 16:08, 17 May 2021 (UTC)
Allan, I don't know what's going on here. Andrew gave you a direct instruction to not make that type of change again. Three months after Andrew's last message, you leave a confusing response that doesn't indicate that you understood or agree with the message, and then, you proceed to make the same change to two episode pages.
If you cannot comply with instructions from administrators, then you will not be allowed to contribute anymore. You previously received a one-month block for not following a previous warning, and considering we've had to revert many of your edits that are either mixed-up or not notable, you could very well face a permanent block next time. Please move on from this and do not re-add your changes. — Jon latest?cb=20200820192427 (talk) 12:02, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
Jon, not going to make this same mistake again so that I can not get blocked. I know most skits usually answer these questions in facts and details. Sometimes, you said a question may work for a certain thing other than direct quotes, like a cover in a specific video, or like you said, the one that describing Cookie's dilemma. I still would make these notable changes and agree with these messages you told me. (These articles all reminds my childhood.) I don’t want to get permanently blocked though. I still follow these policies here. Thank you! Allan Bao (talk) 12:19, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
Instead of putting non-notable stuff, I’ll just fix any grammar and fragment errors or redundancies in this Wiki. Thank you! Allan Bao (talk) 14:57, 11 July 2021 (UTC)
Sorry I accidentally made a non-notable edit, but I'm still going to follow the policies now without re-adding any changes. All I do is helping you with the community. Thank you!

Allan Bao (talk) 15:44, 20 December 2021 (UTC)

RE:Elmo Save Christmas

You've still been focused on editing the Plot section of the Elmo Saves Christmas page, and for the most part, your rewordings are not improvements on the existing text. You never did respond here either, so I've temporarily restricted your editing privileges for one month. Users are expected to be communicative and work with the community; more specifically, you need to follow our policies, heed message wall warnings, and to reply to those messages. If similar problems arise afterwards, the block will be permanent. — Jon latest?cb=20200820192427 (talk) 12:44, 9 October 2020 (UTC)

After taking a break from editing for one month, I promise not to make unnecessary rewordings on the Elmo Saves Christmas special again. I don't put misinformation on the articles. I am only here to add some TRUE information that I'm curious about such as the episode number animations. I will respond here to the messages you told me, and still follow your terms of service. — Allan Bao (talk) 18:11, 9 November 2020 (UTC)Allan
Hi Allan. I'm moving your comments here since we're using talk pages again. When you post comments on talk pages and on the Forum, please sign your name with four tildes ( ~~~~ ). You can edit how your signature appears in your preferences. Thanks. — Jon latest?cb=20200820192427 (talk) 17:28, 9 November 2020 (UTC)
Remember when I was trying to edit the Plot section of the Elmo Saves Christmas page, I thought the moral of this story is that although Christmas can not occur very day, everyone can still keep the spirit all year. I will respond here either. I was trying to add that point after the sentence when "Snuffy met Big Bird", it could've read "As Elmo joins the others in the arbor around the big Christmas tree to sing "Keep Christmas With You All Through the Year", he learns that even though Christmas shouldn't happen every day, it's important to keep the spirit of it all year long." In other words, Elmo is the main protagonist in this special, not Big Bird nor Snuffy. Generally, I follow the policies and avoid inserting false information that random users vandalize. Hope that helps though.

Allan Bao (talk) 15:14, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

Ernie's Big Mess

Hi Allan. In reference to a couple of your edits, saying "I think this is true" does not make it correct and isn't a sufficient reason for adding it. Per our sourcing policy, we add information that is factually correct, and when necessary, we use reliable sources to back it up so the reader knows it's accurate. Guessing and memories aren't sources.

Responding to your recent edit to Ernie's Big Mess, don't claim that one thing is adapted or based on another unless you have credible proof to support it. If there are passing similarities, that may be worth adding under a Notes section. On our Episode 4259 page, for example, we note that Telly attempted bubble blowing in a previous episode, but we don't claim that it's a remake of said episode. So in the future, don't add things that you "think" are correct. Add what you can prove is correct, and use a source if applicable. Thanks! — Jon latest?cb=20200820192427 (talk) 00:04, 16 April 2021 (UTC)

Okay, I get this. I was reading the books and watching the videos and they have some plot similarities. But I will still follow the policies of putting a reliable source and putting actual factual information that is TRUE. I otherwise don't put any false information. Thank you!

Meanwhile, I CAN fix some grammar or spelling or punctuation mistakes some users put in, instead.

Allan Bao (talk) 00:49, 16 April 2021 (UTC)

Taking a break

I’m actually going to take a break on editing the Muppet Wiki because when I tried to make any edits and most may be reverted, I worry about being blocked despite that I don’t really mean to make non-notable information. I’ll just read them without doing so. Thank you! Allan Bao (talk) 13:19, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Playhouse Disney

I'm sorry I accidentally made some of the edits that are either mixed-up or not notable, from now on, I will make notable information, such as [here], since showing the new name of the block is relevant given the context, as Playhouse Disney became Disney Junior in 2011.

I know I had been blocked last year for not following a previous warning, but I'll try to avoid facing permanent block without any mixed-up changes. Also, this source that is applicable and correct.

I know I really understand the policies. Thanks!

Allan Bao (talk) 14:09, 21 October 2021 (UTC)

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