Forum News discussion/feedback thread

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eldin raigmore wrote: 12 Nov 2021 01:45
Mándinrùh wrote: 11 Nov 2021 14:40 I was looking through the smiley flags and realized we have :us-ms: (flag of Mississippi). Mississippi has since changed its flag. Should this get replaced with the new flag?
in my opinion yes. Do you know how?
Nope. I posted here in the hopes of getting the attention of somebody who does.
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Mándinrùh wrote: 12 Nov 2021 03:09
eldin raigmore wrote: 12 Nov 2021 01:45 in my opinion yes. Do you know how?
Nope. I posted here in the hopes of getting the attention of somebody who does.
Ask an administrator or a moderator. The user list ought to show you who those are, if i recall correctly.
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Mándinrùh wrote: 12 Nov 2021 03:09
eldin raigmore wrote: 12 Nov 2021 01:45
Mándinrùh wrote: 11 Nov 2021 14:40 I was looking through the smiley flags and realized we have :us-ms: (flag of Mississippi). Mississippi has since changed its flag. Should this get replaced with the new flag?
in my opinion yes. Do you know how?
Nope. I posted here in the hopes of getting the attention of somebody who does.
I think maybe Ossicone might be the best person to get in touch about it. I've no idea about that sort of background work, and suspect it's beyond the reach of the Moderators, but it seems to be something the Admins are able to handle (so Ossicone and Aevas). Hope that helps, and if I'm wrong, Ossicone/Aevas, just let me know [:)]
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If you want the icon replaced, you need to make the new icon.
Post that and I can update it.
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I've removed the old Mississippi icon. If someone wants to make a new one with the new flag we can add that, but on the other hand I don't think I've ever seen this icon used to begin with?
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Aevas wrote: 24 Nov 2021 08:31 I've removed the old Mississippi icon. If someone wants to make a new one with the new flag we can add that, but on the other hand I don't think I've ever seen this icon used to begin with?
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Dormouse559 wrote: 24 Nov 2021 20:00
Aevas wrote: 24 Nov 2021 08:31 I've removed the old Mississippi icon. If someone wants to make a new one with the new flag we can add that, but on the other hand I don't think I've ever seen this icon used to begin with?
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Hah! Yes, of course. I'll fix it when I have some time to spare (I imagine there's no real rush here) [:)]
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Since the subject of flag icons is being discussed, were the flag icons for Afghanistan and Karachay-Cherkessia that I made missed/forgotten to be added or was it a decision not to add them? Just seems weird to have flags for some republics of Russia but not all of them, and other countries but not Afghanistan. But maybe they weren't good enough quality? And now Afghanistan's flag is de facto the Taliban flag again, so... uh... uhhh...

But anyway, here they are just in case:
Image <- Afghanistan (even though now it's de facto outdated)
Image <- Karachay-Cherkessia

Since it also looks like there's no flag icon for Adygea, Altai, Bashkortostan, Buryatia, Chuvashia, Kalmykia, Mari or Mordovia either, I now made ones for them too:
Image <- Adygea
Image <- Altai
Image <- Bashkortostan
Image <- Buryatia
Image/Image <- Chuvashia
Image <- Kalmykia
Image <- Mari
Image <- Mordovia

The Adygea one is really messy, though, because it has so many stars in it and they had to be just one pixel... the Bashkortostan one doesn't have much definition, either, but it's recognisable? Two versions of the Chuvashia one because if I made sure to fit the stars/suns into it, they're only one pixel and I'm not sure which is better and more identifiable; the tree should have three thingies, but it'd have covered the entire blob so I only put two. The Mari one is also a mess since there's no way the bear could fit in such a tiny box so it's just random pixels (I tried to cram the sword in as just one line), but it should still be identifiable I think.

EDIT: Made the highlights on the top left less bright on the ones where they stuck out too much.
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Vlürch wrote: 11 Dec 2021 19:45 Since the subject of flag icons is being discussed, were the flag icons for Afghanistan and Karachay-Cherkessia that I made missed/forgotten to be added or was it a decision not to add them?
I would guess "missed/forgotten". I'll put it on my to-do list..!
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Extremely stupid but it looks like the Q&A thread in Linguistics and Natlangs is unpinned, unlike the other subfora. Is that a mistake?
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qwed117 wrote: 22 Aug 2022 01:34 Extremely stupid but it looks like the Q&A thread in Linguistics and Natlangs is unpinned, unlike the other subfora. Is that a mistake?
Must be. I've fixed it now, thanks for catching it!
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