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ME2 beer Edit

Does she actually buy Shepard a beer? As far as I can tell, she just leaves an empty glass with a note underneath it.

Does she buy you one when you meet her afterwards? I forget now, been a while since I was on Ilium. Raphaeldisanto 18:11, May 2, 2010 (UTC)

Non-import Shepard Edit

I did not see her for my non-import Shepard. Did someone have a different experience? If so, then the Illium: Gianna Parasini article needs to be revised to conform. Otherwise, this article needs to be revised. Because my previous revision was undone, confirmation would be appreciated. Blindman25 18:01, May 4, 2011 (UTC)

This article doesn't need to be revised, it only covers Gianna as a character in ME2. It doesn't explain what the requirements for meeting her in ME2 are, that's covered by the articles Save File Transfer and Illium: Gianna Parasini. -- Commdor (Talk) 18:18, May 4, 2011 (UTC)
Actually, my main issue was with the Save File Transfer page, which I see you have corrected. Thanks. Blindman25 18:49, May 5, 2011 (UTC)

ME3? Edit

Has anyone heard word of her in the game? Just realized she was one I never saw. :/ — Aryn Comms 20:28, March 17, 2012 (UTC)

  • I remember a screenshot where her image was on one of the walls of the missing/dead, but I'm not sure if she's there or not. --Golden Monkey 20:42, March 19, 2012 (UTC)
I think that's a shopped picture, created to protest her absence from ME3. At least, it is if it's the one that's in the first page of this thread on the BSN. As far as I can tell, she's just completely absent from ME3. Not a trace. Honeybunch 20:44, March 25, 2012 (UTC)

Bludgeoning Through Bureaucracy Quote Edit

I was surprised to see my edit reverted, since it used the precise language from the game, avoided the singular 'they', and corrected the punctuation at the end of the sentence. Did something I did violate the MoS? Jbusnengo (talk) 15:59, August 3, 2013 (UTC)

While I agree it would look better with the full stop inside the quotation, the current version is also acceptable. It would perhaps be best if the whole sentence was restructured so that rewording could be avoided altogether, but what you did was against universal practice: regardless of the original formatting, you don't capitalise quoted text in the middle of a sentence. Elseweyr (talk) 17:20, August 4, 2013 (UTC)
Elseweyr, this may be a difference between British and American English, but in the United States, it is standard (I won't go so far as to say universal) practice to capitalize the first word of a quotation if you are quoting the entire sentence. A quick Google search found several sites that support this view. See Rule 2 at the Purdue [University] Online Writing Lab. Jbusnengo (talk) 18:57, August 4, 2013 (UTC)
There isn't very much specific info on quotations in the MEWiki MoS, so the Wikipedia MoS is probably the best guideline in this case. Changing from one standard to another is still not a justified edit on this wiki, as both British and American standards are considered correct. Elseweyr (talk) 20:26, August 4, 2013 (UTC)
Is it MEWiki policy to follow the Wikipedia MoS where it doesn't conflict with the MEWiki MoS? If so, I did not know. At any rate, the point of my edit was not to change from one standard to another, but to avoid the singular they. In the process of doing so, I happened to change the first word of the quote. When I put the new word in, I did so in the manner I had been taught was correct. (I had always considered a lowercase letter in this situation to be simply an error.) All that aside, however, wouldn't the proper response to my change be to remove the capitalization, rather than to revert the edit in its entirety?
As a side note, while I stated above that this may be a difference between British and American English, that was purely a guess on my part. I have not been able to find any support online for that proposition. Aside from the Wikipedia MoS citation you provided, I have been unable to find any vaguely reputable source that advocates using a lowercase letter at the beginning of a quoted full sentence. In fact, the only British style guide that I found that actually took a position on the issue recommended capitalization in this circumstance. See the Economist's style guide. Furthermore, I would like to point out that the Wikipedia MoS is itself inconsistent. Look at the first example in Wikipedia:Quotations and the second in Wikipedia MoS (Quotation marks). Jbusnengo (talk) 21:53, August 4, 2013 (UTC)
this is one of the really annoying things about 1- or 2-word squabbles. :p T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 02:01, August 5, 2013 (UTC)
Was this comment really necessary? If you were going to take the time to comment, couldn't you at least have answered my question? Jbusnengo (talk) 02:15, August 5, 2013 (UTC)
yes, it is necessary to underline the absurdity of it all. because the issue is now irrelevant. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 02:17, August 5, 2013 (UTC)
The issue may now be irrelevant, but if you don't tell me what I supposedly did wrong, how will I know not to do it again? Jbusnengo (talk) 02:19, August 5, 2013 (UTC)
Since you persist: if you edit something on the grounds of taste, you have to accept that someone else may disagree and revert. Your original edits were probably reverted because they were unnecessary: no matter how much evidence on standards you litter this page with, those were not mistakes you corrected. You can continue trying to bludgeon through matters of preference, but do yourself and the wiki a favour and target real errors instead. Elseweyr (talk) 08:31, August 5, 2013 (UTC)

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