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Renegade54

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March 17, 2006
  • I live in Pennsylvania
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Hey, good to see you here! I see your busy with the Help-pages...good work so far. I'm going to work on some episode pages. Only about a thousand left to do. :) --ThePegasus 17:51, 18 February 2008 (UTC)

Hehehe... yeah, lots of work to do. I thought I'd get some of the infrastructure stuff out of the way. -- Renegade54 17:53, 18 February 2008 (UTC)

New css Edit

Hey Renegade,

as you can see Eelco and I have changed the lay-out for this wiki. Offcourse we would like to know what you think about this. Do you have any suggestions, or things you would like to see differently? The mainpage could also use some polishing, but we're not really sure what to do with it. Do you have any ideas? --ThePegasus 15:46, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

Hello Edit

Hi, thanks for welcoming me to the Law & Order Wiki. As I said, I'm a huge fan of the series and I think I like the original series, better. =) I just wanted to say thanks. MaryFanatic94 18:17, 23 June 2008 (UTC)

Changes Edit

Hey Renegade54,

We're about to implement some changes to the wiki. I've started a topic on our Community Portal. Not that their is much to discuss with the number of editors we have, but maybe you've got some ideas that you'd like to add. :) Greetings, --ThePegasus 07:20, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Image of the Day formatting Edit

Hey Renegade,

I've reverted the edits you've made to some of the templates. In smaller screen settings (like mine), the image gets aligned to the left if the text below the image expands to the right. I don't known any other way to correct this, then making sure that the text is completely under the image. That way the image and the text remain in the center of the column. --ThePegasus 08:51, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

I'll have to play with the formatting a bit, and take a look at the css. There's no good reason it should do that. I'll experiment with display settings as well. I tend to forget that not everyone has their resolution set as high as mine is. :) -- Renegade54 14:12, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

Adminship? Edit

Hey. I'm asking to become an admin on this Wiki because I've done a lot of work on it, mostly with the episodes and such. I'd like to do this more often and protect pages that need protction. Ehat do you think?--AbigailAbernathy 13:43, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

PErfect.. Solid information.First time to your site. Appreciate you for shnriag. I will revisit this blog. I am way fascinated by the United States economy. I really think that the US budget is getting much better. I guess we will find out Thank you once again

A new Section or Sections Edit

Hi renegade54, I was wondering with the new foreign versions taking their first steps perhaps we could add their own sections to Law & Order? E.g. Law & Order:UK?-Joshuaselig 20:44, January 1, 2010 (UTC)

There already is a a Law & Order: UK page, along with episode pages, etc. Were you talking about on the main page, or something else? -- Renegade54 21:32, January 2, 2010 (UTC)

On the main page in a similar vein to the L&O, L&O:CI and L&O:SVU, is this possible?--Joshuaselig 23:15, January 3, 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, I had planned on doing that; I started to create an icon for the series, but got distracted by something else before I finished it, and never got back to it. -- Renegade54 23:17, January 3, 2010 (UTC)

Do you still plan to do this, or is it on the back-burner? --Joshuaselig 23:46, January 3, 2010 (UTC)

Still planning to do it... I've got an icon I created here somewhere, I just need to find it. I'll upload it, and change it later if I come up with something better. -- Renegade54 15:16, January 4, 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for adding the sections, looks great :) --Joshuaselig 21:52, January 7, 2010 (UTC)

Just letting you know Edit

Been doing a little editing for Season 1 of L&O have added scene cards to the entire season, now starting the process of going through each of the pages to see if we can get rid of any the red highlighted pages by giving each of those a page as a starting point.

Furthermore, will be looking to see if I can improve on the cast pages for Dzunda et al.--Joshuaselig 23:49, January 3, 2010 (UTC)

Sounds good to me! :) For any of the seasons currently released on DVD, we should be able to fill in a lot of detail, including screen caps. Keep up the good work, and thanks for your help! -- Renegade54 15:15, January 4, 2010 (UTC)

Just an update, added pages for all the guest cast members for the first two episodes of Season one, which were in the red, hoping to get the guest cast for season 1 done by the end of the month, perhaps sooner, then work on the synopsis and possibly adding a summary section to the first season episodes. --Joshuaselig 21:51, January 7, 2010 (UTC)

Hello! Edit

Hi Renegade, I'm Shawn, from Wikia Entertainment. We've been looking around at your wiki and are really impressed what you've been doing with it so far, and how comprehensive you've made it. It's no small accomplishment! I'm leaving a brief message with you and the other admins saying I'd like to help out in a few specific ways - tweaking the search engine optimization (SEO) and main page of your wiki to get better results. I'd like to take a shot at designing a main page and skin that lines up with our new best practices - would that be cool? I'll let all the admins know when I have something to show. Thanks! Shawn (talk) 09:15, January 7, 2010 (UTC)

No problem. I look forward to seeing the results of your efforts. :) -- Renegade54 16:01, January 7, 2010 (UTC)

Hi again - I finished a mockup for a new main page for the wiki which you can see here. It's more graphically focused, with an image portal that gets rid of a lot of redundant links from the show portal that's there now. I added a blog section, so that the Upcoming Releases and History sections can be viewed as a continuous blog. This will help immeasurably with SEO, because Google ranks pages by how many links they contain - a page with over 100 links that all go to similar areas will be ranked lower than pages with less than 100, as Google sees superfluous links as spam. A switch to a more graphical interface will also help draw in new users and get them clicking around the site more effectively. I'd like to get this implemented as soon as possible as we've been spotlighting this wiki sitewide, we can keep it in place for a month, see how it affects traffic, and proceed accordingly. Let me know if you have any questions.Shawn (talk) 23:25, January 13, 2010 (UTC)

Thanks, Shawn. Which skin are you developing this page under? The current default skin for the wiki is Monobook, but it looks like you're using one of the Monaco variants - which is not a problem, I'd just like view the page as you intended. ;) -- Renegade54 16:37, January 14, 2010 (UTC)
Yep, that's how it's intended - it's a Monaco wrapper that sets the main page to a fixed width. It gives the page a cleaner look and makes it so that we can put more design into the sides of the page for people with really big monitors. All part of the process of making the wiki more appealing to first-time visitors and editors, as people who are regulars don't really spend much time on the main page anyway. Shawn (talk) 00:41, January 16, 2010 (UTC)

SVU:Tragedy Edit

SVU: Tragedy the last part of the plot, seems like more of an opinion. I figured you may be the right person ask about it.--The Navigator talk 02:48, February 2, 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, you're right... definitely a non-objective statement. I'll fix it... thanks! -- Renegade54 15:01, February 2, 2010 (UTC)

Someones trashing the wiki Edit

Someones chaning all the casts to some sort of dream cast. Cheack it out on the Law & Order wiki.

DanDud88 18:09, February 26, 2010 (UTC)

Thanks. I've cleaned everything up (I think), and the user's been blocked for three days. -- Renegade54 23:08, February 26, 2010 (UTC)
I admin several other wikis, and this user has been active on several of them too! --Kanamekun 09:17, February 27, 2010 (UTC)
He must have been back cos iv found a load of pages that have still got this guys dream cast on. DanDud88 18:25, March 10, 2010 (UTC)


Plots? Edit

If figured I'd request permission before I attempted this little plan, Wikipedia has a fairly complete episode lists, I've noticed a fair number of episodes here lack a plot or at times any info besides the cast and episode number. Is it in violation of this wiki's rules to copy over plots from the Wikipedia law and order pages for use to fill empty pages? Your the Admin, I figured this should be your call in case you had issues, or I failed to catch a rule banning this (Something I inattentively do frequently.)--The Navigator talk 01:08, April 6, 2010 (UTC)

Both we and Wikipedia are licensed under the CC-BY-SA license, so in theory there should be no issue. Ultimately, I'd prefer that we had our own write-ups, but in the interim, there shouldn't be any problems with copying. Attribution should be given somewhere, either in the edit summary or on the talk page (not in the body of the article). -- Renegade54 15:41, April 6, 2010 (UTC)

Okay, I'll start that project very soon (by the end of the week.) Obviously we should write up our own summary's but we might as well have at least a brief plot on our pages.(Anyone feel free to start either copying/writing your own brief summery or writing full length synopsis.)--The Navigator talk 21:17, April 6, 2010 (UTC)

Need Help Deleting Page Edit

Hey, Renegade54. I'm new at wikia and have been trying to contribute to the Law & Order wikia.

I created two pages for an ADA that appeared in L&O episode Refuge (1). I need your help in deleting page Toni Ricci because it duplicates page Antonella "Toni" Ricci. I created two pages by mistake.

Can you help with this? The preceding unsigned comment was added by Mkuester (talk • contribs).

I took care of it. I redirected "Toni" to "Antonella" since that was her name.--31dot 00:53, December 30, 2011 (UTC)
Thanks 31dot! :) -- Renegade54 14:55, December 30, 2011 (UTC)

RE: Welcome:Edit

Thanks for the welcome, is it alright if I can be admin. I know I am new but I can really look after a wikia.

Edward_Is_Better_23

Related Videos ModuleEdit

Hi, my name is Nic and I'm a member of the Wikia Content Development Team. As you may have seen on many wikis such as Call of Duty, there is a new module for the right hand column that displays related videos to the Wiki. This is a new feature that we want to place on your wiki, would you be cool with allowing this? The module can be seen on any page, here is an example - Wagnike2 (talk) 19:18, August 24, 2012 (UTC)

I'm fine with trying it out... what would we need to do? -- Renegade54 (talk) 20:52, August 24, 2012 (UTC)

Fall TV BadgeEdit

Greetings!
With the fall TV season approaching, we've created this main page badge so users can have an opportunity to see what's coming up, and possibly learn about shows they might not have heard of yet:

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As always, this is a completely optional addition, but we wanted to include this wiki in our list of fall TV wikis that we're offering it to. At 300px width, it's designed to live on the top of the right main page column, but if you choose to add it you're welcome to move it anywhere you like. Please message me on my talk page to let me know if you'd like to add it (I can put it up for you, or you're welcome to add it yourself), or if you choose to decline - so that I can check this wiki off my list.
Thank you for your time!

Siggy4.png @@Wikia (profile)•(talk)•(email) 12:38, August 31, 2012 (UTC)

AwesomeTakashi Edit

I was wondering if you could grant AwesomeTakashi admin status. I believe him to be worthy of it, and I would like someone else around here with admin powers as I'm usually on Memory Alpha these days. Thanks in advance 31dot (talk) 13:03, September 28, 2012 (UTC)

Done. -- Renegade54 (talk) 15:00, September 28, 2012 (UTC)


Can you help me with something please? I was adding the category males to all the males and females to all the females. I went to the page Richard Dwyer and put the category females on the page. :( Can you remove the category from that page please? Thank you in advance!

Can you remove the category females from the page Richard Dwyer please? Thank you in advance!!!!Camrenbluethree (talk) 02:33, October 13, 2012 (UTC)Caamrenbluethree

Re: HelpEdit

Anytime, hopefully I can keep finding the time to help out here. There's still a lot of potential on the site. :-) Keep up the good work. - Wagnike2 (talk) 20:52, January 16, 2013 (UTC)

I spend way too much time editing and administering Memory Alpha, so this wiki (and others on which I'm an admin) get shorted. I need to get back into the swing of things here... like you mentioned, there's a lot of potential. And a lot of material to cover! Thanks again. :) -- Renegade54 (talk) 20:56, January 16, 2013 (UTC)

Help finding an episodeEdit

Hello, I was wondering if you could help me find the name of an episode I saw a while ago. I think McCoy was in it. The plot was that a man gets mortally injured in a hit-and-run, and their investigation reveals that he's been recently released from a mental institution after 20 years because he seems to be rehabilitated: he was a sociopathic family destroyer who killed his daughter, and savagely abused his wife and younger son. At first they suspect the wife or son (who haven't seen him in 20 years, and the son was put up for adoption by the mother to give him a better life), but they each have solid alibis. Eventually they realize that the psychologist who conducted his therapy sessions in the mental institution is the one who ran him over, by looking over their therapy session tapes. As a sociopath, this guy genuinely had no concept of the suffering he inflicted on those around him and was convinced he was a great guy; there's a point in one of the videos when he's trying to rationalize things and self-confidently sums up that "you know, I was a great dad", and the look of horror on this psychologist's face that he isn't really "cured" he just denies what he did. As it turns out, he got into one of those prison-romance things with a woman on the outside who has a small child, intended to (and did) marry her when he got out, and wanted to be a model family with her and her child. While denying that she ran him over, the psychologist's point is that the man was a mentally deranged sociopath with a history of family destruction, who clearly felt no remorse for his actions, and this was arguably justifiable homicide because he was a time bomb waiting to go off...albeit they don't phrase it as justifiable homicide, because that can't apply to crimes someone might potentially commit, so with a wink and a grin, the defense says that they can't necessarily prove that it was her car that hit him. McCoy gives a speech that the jury can't just say she's innocent because the evidence is clear, but justifiable homicide cannot be considered for crimes which someone hasn't shown any imminent indication of commiting...the moral dilemma being that by all accounts, this guy wasn't just a violent murderer, but had been mentally diagnosed as a remorseless sociopath and really shouldn't have been released back into society in the first place. Do you have any idea what the name of this episode was?--The Dragon Demands (talk) 15:02, January 18, 2013 (UTC)

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