Wikia

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Wiki

Featured article

Forum page

1,524pages on
this wiki
Forums: Index > Wiki discussion > Featured article
Archived discussion
2011-09-252011-12-312012-07-31
2013-03-312014-10-10

Discuss nominations for the featured article and the front-page slider here. -Throwawaytv 08:59, September 25, 2011 (UTC)

While season three is airing, we are doing one slider for the latest aired episode, one for the upcoming episode, and two features. Usually they are changed on the first of every month but changes can be discussed at any time. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40px-Lyra_speaks_S2E25.png 09:06, January 1, 2013 (UTC)

April 2015 nominations

With Season 5 around the corner, we'll go back to having the first two sliders featuring the latest aired episode and the next episode respectively. For the remaining ones, I nominate Friendship Rainbow Kingdom castle and Starlight Glimmer.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 15:01, March 18, 2015 (UTC)

I agree with Starlight Glimmer. But since April is when IDW is running their "FIENDship is Magic" comic mini-series, I nominate My Little Pony: Fiendship is Magic for the fourth slider. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 14:56, March 23, 2015 (UTC)
I'm okay with that choice.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 15:38, March 23, 2015 (UTC)
Symbol support vote Support Starlight Glimmer and Fiendship is Magic.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:48, March 23, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

With the Season 5 premiere coming this Saturday, I think now is a good time to switch Rainbow Rocks with Cutie Markless to go along with the anticipation and excitement for this episode. What do you think?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 15:31, April 2, 2015 (UTC)

Oh, I forgot to address the nominated articles. I believe they should be featured after Cutie Markless has aired, since Starlight Glimmer is still in the workshop.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 15:35, April 2, 2015 (UTC)

Sounds good to me (on both points). furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 16:45, April 2, 2015 (UTC)
Symbol support vote Support both switching out Rainbow Rocks for Cutie Markless and waiting Starlight Glimmer is out of the workshop to place the featured articles.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:43, April 2, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Done. Now we just have to wait for the Season 5 premiere to come for the nominated articles to be featured.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 05:02, April 3, 2015 (UTC)
The remaining sliders have now been changed.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 10:00, April 7, 2015 (UTC)

May 2015 nominations

I nominate Appleloosa and Songs of Harmony. Any other suggestions?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 17:50, April 22, 2015 (UTC)

The month is almost over now. Anybody want to discuss this?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 17:08, April 28, 2015 (UTC)
Given the upcoming premiere of Appleoosa's Most Wanted, I see nothing objectionable about these choices. Symbol support vote Support furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 17:21, April 28, 2015 (UTC)
Symbol support vote Support Seems fine to me.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:39, April 28, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
And it's done.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 05:55, May 2, 2015 (UTC)

June 2015 nominations

Nominating Trouble Shoes and The Smooze for June. Any other suggestions?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 02:07, May 20, 2015 (UTC)

Pictogram voting comment Comment Please crop and resize images for use in the slider to 670x360 pixels. Throwy 12:36, May 21, 2015 (UTC)

Symbol neutral vote Front page title: The current front page title is "home", I wonder if {{title}} can be used to "Welcome pony fans!" or a similar welcome message. Throwy 13:07, May 21, 2015 (UTC)

Symbol support vote Support The Smooze and Trouble Shoes. Throwy 13:22, May 21, 2015 (UTC)

Slider images resized. On your home page title suggestion, I don't see why not. It sounds a lot less bland than "Home". Also, I'm glad someone remembered this page besides Imperfect, Jonny Manz, and me.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 13:51, May 21, 2015 (UTC)

I second the Symbol support vote Support for The Smooze and Trouble Shoes - seems appropriate to feature two new characters that featured prominently in their episodes.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:21, May 21, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

So, now that we're in June, it's time to change the sliders. Any objections before I do it?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 06:07, June 1, 2015 (UTC)

No objections here. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 16:24, June 1, 2015 (UTC)

And it's done.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 17:36, June 1, 2015 (UTC)

July 2015 nominations

I am nominating Background ponies and Friendship is Magic Remixed. Considering the former was the focus of the latest episode and the latter being released this month, I believe these are pretty fitting choices for July. What do you think?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 15:04, June 17, 2015 (UTC)

I Symbol support vote Support those nominations. They sound good to me. TheGuineaPig45 (talk) 15:34, June 17, 2015 (UTC)
Symbol support vote Support Nice picks.  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  16:34, June 17, 2015 (UTC)
Symbol support vote Support Certainly seem like the best picks for the month to me.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 05:50, June 18, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

It's done.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 12:25, July 1, 2015 (UTC)

August 2015 nominations

Now that Season 5 is on a break, I think we can temporarily stop with having the first two sliders feature the latest and next episodes. With that, I suggest that the first slider feature My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games in anticipation of the film, though I'd wait until September and/or October for other Equestria Girls-related articles to be featured in the sliders.

In the meantime, I think we should let other articles have their chance in the front page. With that, I nominate Moon Dancer, Steven Magnet, and Alicorns for the remaining sliders.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 17:22, July 22, 2015 (UTC)

Yeah, I agree that Friendship Games should be the only EG slider on the front page for August. Symbol strong support vote Strongly support Moon Dancer, and Symbol support vote Support Steven Magnet and Alicorns as the remaining sliders.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:55, July 22, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Symbol strong support vote Strong support Friendship Games, Moon Dancer, Steven Magnet, and Alicorns. Although, won't Friendship Games be there twice, for September as well? TheGuineaPig45 (talk) 20:58, July 22, 2015 (UTC)
Yes. It will be on September as well.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 22:56, July 22, 2015 (UTC)
Alright. You have my full support. TheGuineaPig45 (talk) 22:57, July 22, 2015 (UTC)
I made my own article approving this already! :P --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 21:58, July 24, 2015 (UTC)

Seems to be no disagreement here. Sliders have been updated.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 07:59, August 1, 2015 (UTC)

September 2015 nominations

For next month, I suggest that My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games should remain as the featured article and make the page for its animated shorts the second slider page. This will remain until the week in which Season 5 returns. That's when we should definitely return to having the first two slider articles be the latest episode and the next episode and pushing the Friendship Games-related slider articles to the third and fourth sliders.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 16:03, August 16, 2015 (UTC)

Sounds fine, but what happens for the week of FG? There doesn't seem to be an episode that week. Would the episode part just be removed for FG or what? TheGuineaPig45 (talk) 13:55, August 19, 2015 (UTC)
I would suggest having the second slider feature Friendship Games once Rarity Investigates! airs. When the film airs, we then feature it in the first slider until the first episode to come out after that airs.  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 15:23, August 19, 2015 (UTC)
...though now that it's revealed that Made in Manehattan will be airing the same day as Friendship Games, then basically just stick with the two-episode format. However, once Friendship Games does air, I'd suggest that it'd be in the first slider, Made in Manehattan be in the second, and S5E17 in the third as "Next episode". Until S5E17 airs, then we'll go back to the two-episode format and have Friendship Games go back to the third slider.
I think I'm leaning towards an alternate suggestion would be to have the first slider feature the latest episode and the second one feature Friendship Games (or vice versa) for a month to save space for the last two sliders for other articles for October (potentially one for a show-related article and one for the movie-related one). Friendship Games being a movie and all that can be considered as a pretty big thing (as is the case with the other EqG movies), so I want its slider placement and its time in the front page to reflect that, and I don't think the third slider would be the right place for that. Plus, it helps to save some space for the last two sliders to feature other articles. The two-episode format should then return once November hits.
What do you guys think? Which suggestion do you support, or do you have other suggestions in mind?  Sunset_Shimmer_happy.png Rallinale Sunset_Shimmer_cutie_mark.png 18:38, August 28, 2015 (UTC)
I'm with you on this one. First slider could be episode, Second could be film, and third and fourth could be Shorts, or soundtrack, or something. TheGuineaPig45 (talk) 18:44, August 28, 2015 (UTC)

I would be in favor of an idea to still have two featured articles - but rather than having Friendship Games being the third slider, it could be the first, with the second and third sliders then being the upcoming episode and most recently aired episode, respectively. I Symbol support vote Support the format Friendship Games, upcoming episode, most recently aired episode, and then have the Friendship Games animated shorts article be the fourth slider (which would be the only thing in need of discussion for October, as the other three would remain the same - at least, in the case of Friendship Games, while the episode sliders would not need to be discussed to be changed, obviously). At the start of the month, I suppose, since it'll be for less than two weeks, the second and third sliders could be Canterlot Boutique and Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 22:22, August 29, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki