Template talk:SWM:WETemplate

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I'm not sure about the name of this template. Is it ridiculous to have the colon in it? Should we user SWMWETemplate or WeekendTemplate (or something else)? Spookypeanut (talk) 08:27, 20 April 2016 (PDT)

Since the template shows up as Template:SWM:WETemplate, why not just name the template SWM:WE so it shows up as Template:SWM:WE since the proper abbreviation for the show is SWM:WE. Thanks for asking for my input --Kabutton (talk) 10:10, 20 April 2016 (PDT)

Could do that, but I made the others with "template" at the end now. Are you thinking we remove it from all? I just think it makes it clearer when using it, e.g. {{EpisodeTemplate}}, but I don't feel strongly either way. The thing I do feel strongly about is that all the page template names should be consistent Spookypeanut (talk) 23:07, 20 April 2016 (PDT)


Do you think the SWM:WE template needs a link section? I was thinking not because it's only available to patreon supporters. Thoughts?--Kabutton (talk) 19:23, 20 April 2016 (PDT)

I think it would be useful, to Patreon supporters. Maybe we change the heading to "Link (Patreons only)" Spookypeanut (talk) 23:08, 20 April 2016 (PDT)

Good call. --Kabutton (talk) 04:20, 21 April 2016 (PDT)


I like the addition of duration. Any reason you prefer h:mm:ss format? For the statistics section of guest pages, we use # hours, ## minutes, ## seconds format. I don't particularly have a preference, but I wonder if we should try to be consistent. --Kabutton (talk) 08:32, 13 June 2016 (PDT)

Just less wordy I guess, but no, no strong feelings. We can go that way if it's easier. Spookypeanut (talk) 08:34, 13 June 2016 (PDT)

I think the longer format is more aesthetically pleasing? But I do like the less wordy angle. Since they appear on different page types (guest vs SWM:WE) I don't see any reason that they have to be the same.--Kabutton (talk) 08:36, 13 June 2016 (PDT)

I think the two formats work better in their own contexts than the other. When talking about the duration of an audio file, h:mm:ss seems most suitable, but when discussing a total time that is of interest, the long form seems better. So I'm happy with this particular inconsitency :-) Spookypeanut (talk) 14:27, 15 June 2016 (PDT)

Cool me to --Kabutton (talk) 14:51, 15 June 2016 (PDT)

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What did I do wrong with my exprs on this template? It broke this: Star_Wars_Minute:_Weekend_Edition_159. I tried to copy from Template:EpisodeTemplate, but I must have screwed up somewhere. Spookypeanut (talk) 06:02, 9 May 2018 (PDT)

I FIXED IT! I forgot that SWM:WE only takes one argument, whereas the standard episode template takes two. Woohoo! Thanks for this, will make life much easier :-) Spookypeanut (talk) 06:06, 9 May 2018 (PDT)