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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)

June 2013 nominations

My Little Pony Equestria Girls since the movie premieres June 16th. The article is written somewhat like a news ticker, so it's not the best article on the wiki, but it's not a bad article either. –Throwy 05:46, May 10, 2013 (UTC)

Well, no one provided any opposition or support to this, but there's a spare space open in the slider for something and considering it'll definitely be a hot topic when it comes out soon, it makes sense to put this there. How is this for the image?  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  12:07, June 5, 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, that looks good to me; I'll just go ahead and upload a jpg version of that image, and make the necessary adjustment. Do you think it should go after Magical Mystery Cure's slot, or before?-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png  04:45, June 6, 2013 (UTC)
Probably before, since MMC is somewhat old news now. Keep in mind that the bottom of the image gets covered in the slider. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40px-Lyra_speaks_S2E25.png 04:51, June 6, 2013 (UTC)
Unfortunately, the image isn't loading for me, so I can't see how it looks in comparison to the text and all, but whatever; I think everything else is more or less done.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png  07:51, June 6, 2013 (UTC)

July 2013 nominations

Anything? From the last discussion in the archives, I don't think there are any statistics that would really showcase good/popular pages. So I guess we'll stick with forum topics that people rarely reply to. Shall we change the Discord/Babs ones for this month? If so, dare I ask, what should replace them? ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40px-Lyra_speaks_S2E25.png 10:10, June 27, 2013 (UTC)

Sunset Shimmer perhaps? It isn´t a very popular page, but could be the featured page as she´s the villain for equestria girls. y5CoN1W.png Sentrakk Talk13:17, June 27, 2013 (UTC)
...And here comes the time where we run out of ideas during MLP's hiatus. Why not grab an episode that aired in July and make that one of July's featured article. We could do that every month. :/ Otherwise, I'm stuck with a head with no imagination that can get us out of this issue. (っ◕‿◕)っ ♥ Talk Contribsapplejack___the_mane_dress_project_by_kibbiethegreat-d5kxvm3.png 00:07, June 28, 2013 (UTC)
No episodes have aired in July :P the latest is the first week of May and the earliest is mid-September. If anything, we'd probably do another theme, like how Discord/Babs are the reformed antagonists from season 3. It might be tough to do ones that have never been in the slider before, though. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40px-Lyra_speaks_S2E25.png 00:20, June 28, 2013 (UTC)
May as well make it Sunset Shimmer and Flash Sentry, to be consistent in the whole My Little Pony Equestria Girls sort of theme.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png  09:44, June 28, 2013 (UTC)
Sounds good to me.  Food 25px-Surprise.png  18:58, June 28, 2013 (UTC)

September 2013 nominations

Fluttershy, since she won The Hub's My Little Pony Fan Favorite Pony Poll. Also, since apparently nothing came of the last nomination, My Little Pony Equestria Girls, Sunset Shimmer, and Flash Sentry for the remaining slots -- partly to retain Jonny Manz's proposed Equestria Girls theme and also since today was Equestria Girls' television premiere on The Hub. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 20:33, September 1, 2013 (UTC)

Sounds good to me. Any ideas for the images to use? ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40px-Lyra_speaks_S2E25.png 20:36, September 1, 2013 (UTC)
This seems fitting considering she won the poll :P and maybe this in the same vein. What do you think?  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  20:49, September 1, 2013 (UTC)
I'm definitely digging the first one, as that same scene was used for the Hub's commercial bumpers that announced Fluttershy as the winner. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 20:53, September 1, 2013 (UTC)
Agreed for that first one for Fluttershy; as for Flash Sentry, I like this, and Sunset Shimmer, I personally like this one, mainly because of how evil she looks, though I think this one could work too. I think EG should just keep the image it already has in the sliders.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:56, September 1, 2013 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Agreed on Flash Sentry and the current EG picture -- though I would be more than happy to update that one with a more hi-res version (one that isn't from the trailer). As for Sunset, I like the second one -- it's not as close-up as the first (her expression would be partially swallowed by the interface) -- or this one. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 21:07, September 1, 2013 (UTC)
Sounds good, I also like the Flash Sentry one Jonny proposed and we should update the current EG pic with the equivalent of higher quality. I think your Sunset one would look better as well since as you said, the blurb at the bottom won't cover her up.  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  21:12, September 1, 2013 (UTC)

Well, if there are no objections, shall I go ahead and put up the new decided-upon slides? furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 04:41, September 3, 2013 (UTC)

Sounds good to me!-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 05:53, September 4, 2013 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

December 2013 nominations

With Season 4 just right around the corner, it's time to suggest what articles should be featured for next month. Now, I would suggest that the Princess Twilight Sparkle two-parter be the featured article, while the sliders should include the Elements of Harmony and the Everfree Forest, since both of these do have a connection with those episodes.  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 02:33, November 15, 2013 (UTC)

Well actually, I'd imagine we'd switch back to what we do when a season is airing, which is have the first slide be dedicated to the upcoming episode, the second to the most recently aired episode (or that order might be reversed, can't quite remember), and then have two other articles featured in the two remaining slots. But I agree, those two articles seem like the most logical choice to me to feature alongside the episodes for December.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 08:18, November 15, 2013 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Symbol support vote Support Good picks  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  08:20, November 15, 2013 (UTC)

Well our current ones have been up for a while, so I put these ones up a little bit before the end of the month since we might as well put some Season 4 stuff on our frontpage as the season begins.  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  14:13, November 23, 2013 (UTC)

January 2014 nominations

I propose Songs of Friendship and Magic, once we flesh it out a bit more and make the infobox look better. Can we please get a Template:Infobox album? Template:Infobox album. Dogman15 (talk) 20:14, December 6, 2013 (UTC)

Latter point being discussed here. Agreed that we could feature it, is there any other merchandise we could pair with it to make that the theme? ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40px-Lyra_speaks_S2E25.png 02:09, December 7, 2013 (UTC)
How about My Little Pony: Friends Forever, as January is when the first issue comes out? furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 02:17, December 7, 2013 (UTC)
Sounds good to me!-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 03:59, December 7, 2013 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

Just a suggestion, I don't think it's necessary to keep the Elements of Harmony and Everfree Forest pages all the time, since they're only related to the premiere. I think we should change them to the most recent episode, and what's related to that. For example: Mane-iac and Spike should be featured there for now, and then we'll add Applejack and Sweet Apple Acres next week, then Rarity and the new antagonist for the week after, etc. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 05:18, December 22, 2013 (UTC)

The first two slots in the slider are the most consistently changed during seasons. You can make nominations for the third and fourth slots here. (merged - Bobo) furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 05:22, December 22, 2013 (UTC)

Shoot, just realized it's January. Anyway, since there doesn't seem to be any real opposition (because Mega Sean's suggestion would require a reworking of the featured articles policy, wherein articles are selected weekly instead of monthly, and therefore a separate discussion), I think it's safe to say Songs of Friendship and Magic and My Little Pony: Friends Forever will be the two featured articles for the month of January. Anyone disagree?-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 23:23, January 4, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

No arguments here. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 23:29, January 4, 2014 (UTC)
Sounds good.  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  06:00, January 5, 2014 (UTC)

February 2014 nominations

May I suggest Cheese Sandwich and the Discord song featured on the episode this Saturday be included in the sliders for next month?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 14:52, January 23, 2014 (UTC)

I'm on board with that. For the immediate and foreseeable future, these are the most prominently promoted MLP events. I Symbol support vote Support. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 16:39, January 24, 2014 (UTC)
Sounds good to me; I Symbol support vote Support Cheese Sandwich, but why not have The Super Duper Party Pony be the other one, since that song will actually be featuring Weird Al as Cheese Sandwich? I dunno, I mean, it would be great to feature Discord's first song, but at the same time, I almost feel like the two non-episode sliders should be at least somewhat related.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 07:22, January 27, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

Symbol support vote Support - sounds reasonable to me. Per the others. tyzmeP2.png 343 TheGuiltyProphet fBDiCfd.png 07:16, January 28, 2014 (UTC)

Considering we're already in February, should the sliders be changed now?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 17:25, February 5, 2014 (UTC)

Yes, definitely; alright, it seems we're all in agreement that the first featured slider should be Cheese Sandwich, but should the second be Glass of Water or The Super Duper Party Pony?-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 23:50, February 5, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Why not a different song? Like maybe one of the other songs of Pinkie Pride? I would suggest The Goof Off be the one featured in the sliders along with Cheese Sandwich  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 06:12, February 6, 2014 (UTC)
The Goof Off works for me. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 06:39, February 6, 2014 (UTC)
Sure, why not; anything that references Smile Song like that is worthy of being featured, in my books.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 08:02, February 6, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

Well shoot, we're already at the end of February, so it looks like this is getting pushed to March. Now, considering the new stuff we've gotten from the recent episodes aired this month, I feel that I have to make a suggestion for a different page than The Goof Off, and I suggest The Ponytones should be the second featured slider, with Cheese Sandwich still being the first. What do you think?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 04:41, February 27, 2014 (UTC)

I would suggest a subject closer to March, like the Breezies or something, but I liked the Ponytones. Go for it. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 05:46, February 27, 2014 (UTC)

So now that we're already in March, should the sliders be changed now or what?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 07:27, March 3, 2014 (UTC)

I don't see why not. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 00:50, March 4, 2014 (UTC)
So, why hasn't it been changed yet?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 03:49, March 5, 2014 (UTC)
Well, anyway, it's been changed now.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 20:40, March 5, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

April 2014 nominations

So there are three pages that I think are worthy candidates for the featured sliders.

Out of the three pages, which two do you think should be featured in the sliders? For me, I would go for Maud Pie and Flim and Flam.  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 03:20, March 25, 2014 (UTC)

Yeah, I agree, Maud Pie (the character) and the Flim Flam brothers.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 03:38, March 25, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
I second these -- Flim and Flam's return is as close to April as it can get, so I don't see why not. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 15:39, March 26, 2014 (UTC)

So, do other contributors have anything to say on this before we reach April?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 16:52, March 30, 2014 (UTC)

It's time...  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 08:25, April 2, 2014 (UTC)

But... what time is it?-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 08:37, April 2, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Slider-Changing Time!  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 08:44, April 2, 2014 (UTC)
Done. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 17:52, April 2, 2014 (UTC)

May 2014 nominations

You know what? Instead of changing the sliders once May starts, I think they should be changed after the Season 4 finale has aired, as in the middle of the month. Why? Well... just see my suggestions below.

What do you think?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 15:14, April 22, 2014 (UTC)

Interesting. I'm sold. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 03:54, April 23, 2014 (UTC)
I like it. Count me in.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 19:43, April 25, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

You know, after the events that unfolded in the season finale (which, indeed, was quite awesome), I don't think the Friendship Rainbow Kingdom article should be featured as one of the sliders.

My reason for this is the fact that we don't really know much about this "kingdom" other than this will be Twilight's new home, replacing the now-destroyed Golden Oak Library, and that all the main characters, even Spike, have their own thrones. So, I suggest that a different article should take its place, and I think that article would be the Tree of Harmony chest, considering we had a whole arc about it. However, if the merge with the Tree of Harmony article has enough support, then that article should be the one featured instead. That leaves us with one extra spot, and I would suggest the Tirek article to take that spot.

What do you think?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 12:08, May 11, 2014 (UTC)

A fair point, concerning the Kingdom. So Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2, Equestria Games (event), Tree of Harmony chest, and Tirek? I'm fine with that. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 18:51, May 11, 2014 (UTC)
How about instead of Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2, we use this as the first slider, at least for a little while, before going back to TK P2. Normally I don't like including things like that in the front page sliders, but 1. it's from Wikia, and 2. we're entering a break between seasons, so there aren't gonna be any new episodes for a while (so no need to keep the front two spaces free for the previously aired episode, and the episode that's next in line to air).
Symbol strong support vote Strong support for all the other slider choices.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 01:39, May 12, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
I don't see why not.  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 08:06, May 12, 2014 (UTC)
Alright, then, I'll go ahead and get started on all the changes.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 17:51, May 13, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

Also, I think that the Wikia OC's one should be replaced with Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2 (or something else) at the beginning of June, but the others should be left up until July. How does that sound?-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 00:06, May 14, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 

Fine by me. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 01:09, May 14, 2014 (UTC)

September and October 2014 nominations

In preparation for the release of Rainbow Rocks in more than a month from now, I like to suggest, for September, that My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks and its animated shorts as the articles featured. As for October, the page for the film itself should remain as a featured article, while the Sonic Rainbooms, The Dazzlings, and The Mane Event should be the sliders. My reasons for why I suggest these articles be featured on October instead of September is pretty obvious.

What do you guys think? Any other suggestions?  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 05:32, August 9, 2014 (UTC)

Considering October's relevance in relation to Rainbow Rocks (DVD/Blu-ray and chapter book release and purported TV premiere), these seem like solid suggestions to me. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 05:47, August 9, 2014 (UTC)

So, now that we're in September (or almost September, depending on where you live), any objections on the suggestions for this month? If not, then I'm going to change the front page sliders.  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 04:33, September 1, 2014 (UTC)

You'll hear no objections from me. furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 16:21, September 1, 2014 (UTC)
Nor from me.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 06:04, September 2, 2014 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
Done.  Rarity_smiling.png Rallinale  4.png 07:41, September 2, 2014 (UTC)

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