Talk:Collectibles

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Cake Polaroid

I know we usually try and use the highest quality possible for our images, so I used the large version of the Cake Polaroid image in the article. I thought I would post a link to the image in the standard resolution for collectibles here, though, just in case others object to the large image or it's decided that we need to use the smaller version for some reason. —MearsMan talk 01:30, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

Umbrella

Is the trivia about when the umbrella 'opens' correct? I know it definitely has 2 states of open and closed, but I've just checked approximately 6 friend profiles who are actively hunting in Spring (1 day 22 hrs until Summer), and all show the Umbrella closed. Lamballs 01:24, 29 March 2012 (UTC)

That's odd. I added that bit after seeing this on the forums, and after personally confirming -- I traveled to Seasonal Garden during Spring; my umbrella was closed, and "opened" up once I was in Seasonal Garden. Also it was asked in a recent FBF, and that's what the devs said too according to feedback friday review. -- camomiletea 03:36, 29 March 2012 (UTC)
If you watch this video of the 23 March 2012 Feedback Friday, around the 9:15 mark the devs state that they're actually not sure what determines when the Umbrella collectible is open/closed. They say that Michele believes that it opens when it is Spring in the Seasonal Gardens, but they don't know for sure and are looking into it. —MearsMan talk 15:58, 30 March 2012 (UTC)

New layout

I like the layout change. But some comments on it: I'm wondering if dedicating an entire column to blank or "limited edition" is overkill. On other pages (such as Traps), we just use superscripts with a legend at the bottom to pack in multiple pieces of information, such as LE; we could also have a superscript for Message (aka Interactive). Maybe something like:

Item Group
2010 Winter Star LE Great Winter Hunt
Eggscavator (item) M Spring Egg Hunt
Icewing Plushie LE, M Miscellaneous


Also, this recent layout is missing a lot of <div> magic which means many links are currently broken (pointing to the top of the page instead of to the details of the actual collectible); I also think the initial alphabetical list should link down to the <div> of the full details below. So lots of work to still go; I'll help if I get some time. -- ericb talkcontr 04:45, 12 December 2013 (UTC)

The reason for the separate table is so you can sort on LE and normal, as many collectors look what they can obtain, where and how. With the superscripts it is not possible to sort. Sorting on Interactive or not is not really needed, so there we can use the M tag if desired. (personally i don't see any reason why you would tag them again in the table as interactive).
The linking from redirect is something I already noticed, and I will work on an idea to overcome that. --Melky 10:50, 12 December 2013 (UTC)
Then how about having 4 columns? I do want to sort on which items are interactive (it's fun to see which items I should look for a message from; and also helps because LLL for an item says "Collectible" vs. "Message" depending on whether it is interactive). Maybe:
Item Limited
Edition
Message Group
2010 Winter Star X Great Winter Hunt
Eggscavator (item) X Spring Egg Hunt
Icewing Plushie X X Miscellaneous


-- ericb talkcontr 12:23, 12 December 2013 (UTC)