Template talk:Monster

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Point the first, templates are meant to quickly and easily format similar sets of data. Changes to the template will change anything that makes use of the template - so singling out Alley Cat as being the only monster entry that will change when you fiddle with the monster template is incorrect.

Point the second, I'm not sure that adding location data into the monster template is a good idea. While it's true the same code will keep blank entries from displaying, it's equally true that this limits the number of possible locations. --DeMatt 10:05, 8 June 2011 (MDT)

To your first point, I was adding stuff to the Alley Cat page AS WELL as modifying the template. I know what a template is and how it works. To the second, there is no limit to the locations, if we get more then 6 I will modify the template again. Won't be nearly as hard as the first time now that I know how most of it works. I intended to re-size the bottom table again but I had to go to work, tardiness is not tolerated. Thanks for fixing that. --Razor 16:49, 8 June 2011 (MDT)

Content overwriting/transclusion

Is there a reason the monster template lacks a transcluded section for extra notes like all the other templates? eg;

{{:{{{name}}}/Extra_Notes}} [{{fullurl:{{{name}}}/Extra_Notes|action=edit}} Edit notes]

Are monsters not imported by flexbot automatically? A few randomly selected pages seem to indicate they were all created manually and haven't been touched by flexbot, which would make an additional transcluded section unnecessary, but since I don't actually know flexbot does (apart from adjust the organ size table several hundred times a day), I thought I'd ask about it. Inutt (talk) 20:11, 26 September 2018 (CDT)