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Please review the Family Guy Wiki:Editing Policy.

  1. You may not pad or reword current descriptions without permission following a talk page discussion. Playing word salad games won't fly here.
  2. Links to wikipedia are not permitted. Where necessary, link to an official site or news story to explain things further using our own reference style.
  3. As long as they are not interfering with the connection of a link, it is unnecessary to change the style of apostrophes. --Buckimion (talk) 08:46, July 6, 2017 (UTC)

My edits are not "word salad":

Current version is currently the old version for each of these pages:

  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/wiki/Brian:_Portrait_of_a_Dog/References?diff=prev&oldid=195729
    • old version → "If you scratch him, does his leg not shake?" Brian's court speech recalls Shylock's "if you prick us, do we not bleed?" speech in The Merchant of Venice.
    • my version → "Brian said "If you scratch him, does his leg not shake?" in his court speech which is a reference to Shylock's speech in The Merchant of Venice when he said "if you prick us, do we not bleed?".
    • Problems:
      • The title of Shylock's speech was not "if you prick us, do we not bleed?"
      • The old version is the "word salad". Imagine going to Wikipedia and reading a page about that episode, then reading the text from the older version instead of the new version.
  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/index.php?title=Death_Has_a_Shadow%2FReferences&diff=195746&oldid=195714
    • old version → The FOX security guard gets weapon from rack labeled [...]
    • my version → The FOX security guard gets a weapon from a rack labeled [...]
    • old version → Stewie says "Life is like a box of chocolates" from the Tom Hanks film, Forrest Gump.
    • my version → Stewie says "Life is like a box of chocolates" as Tom Hanks did in the film Forrest Gump.
      • The old version is obviously grammatically incorrect.
      • The old version seems to state that Stewie is in the film Forrest Gump saying that line; or is he outside of the film saying that line?
  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/wiki/I_Never_Met_the_Dead_Man?diff=next&oldid=195715
    • old version → Peter, who would much rather watch TV, reluctantly gives her a lesson in which he teaches her to race red lights.
    • my version → Peter, who would much rather watch TV, reluctantly gives her a lesson in which he teaches her to race the person operating the vehicle next to her at red lights if she makes eye contact.
    • old version → He places the blame on Meg, making her even less popular than usual, but he promises her a convertible when she finally gets her license.
    • my version → He places the blame on Meg, making her even less popular than usual, but he promises her a convertible when she finally gets her license if she takes the blame.
      • So Meg is in a street race against a traffic light that is switched to red; that is exactly what happened.
      • It seems important to mention more of the conditions to getting the car.
  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/wiki/Chitty_Chitty_Death_Bang/References?diff=next&oldid=195717
    • old version → Cheesie Charlie's is a reference to [[Chuck E. Cheese|Chuck E. Cheese's]].
    • my version → Cheesie Charlie's is a brand name imitation reference to [[Chuck E. Cheese]]'s.
    • old version → Brian chases the chuck wagon from the commercials for Purina Chuck Wagon dog food, a reference the vintage commercials for the product.
    • my version → Brian chases the chuck wagon from the commercials for Purina Chuck Wagon dog food, a reference to the vintage commercials for the product.
    • old version → two ":"
    • my version → two "**"
      • Although you may consider it superfluous to specify the type of reference, the internal link is bad.
      • That is grammatically incorrect.
      • The bullet points improve readability.
  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/index.php?title=Mind_Over_Murder%2FReferences&diff=195748&oldid=195718
    • old version → "Shake me like a British nanny" is a reference to Louise Woodward, a British au pair, was convicted of shaking to death an 8-month old boy in her care in 1997.
    • my version → "Shake me like a British nanny" is a reference to Louise Woodward, a British au pair, who was convicted of shaking to death an 8-month-old boy in her care in 1997.
      • That is grammatically incorrect.
  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/index.php?title=A_Hero_Sits_Next_Door%2FReferences&diff=195730&oldid=195719
    • These differences are not really problematic. I still think that the text "who was a member of Wham!" should be included.
  • http://familyguy.wikia.com/index.php?title=The_Son_Also_Draws&diff=195731&oldid=195724
    • old version → He is eventually kicked out of the Scouts, and Peter insists on getting Chris back in by talking to the New York headquarters. During the trip, the family sidetracks from their journey with Lois obtaining a gambling addiction and losing their car at an Indian casino.
    • my version → He is eventually kicked out of the Scouts, and Peter insists on getting Chris back in by talking to people at the New York headquarters. During the trip, the family sidetracks from their journey; Lois then obtains a gambling addiction and loses their car at an Indian casino because of her gambling debt.
      • So Peter talked to the NW headquarters inanimate building and not the people in it? So the family was on a journey with Lois getting a gambling addiction and losing their car then sidetracked to something else? So they lost their car in the parking lot of the casino and were unable to find it. Do you see the ambiguous wordplay that comes from these old versions?

Don't references Wikipedia: Good point, I could have linked to a dictionary web page or web page showing that guy to be a member or Wham!.

Don't change apostrophes: I was considering this - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Manual_of_Style_(Quotation_marks_and_apostrophes).

Thanks for informing me about this wiki. I wasted my time and will not be edited here again. Learn to write, sincerely, User000name (talk) 09:45, July 6, 2017 (UTC)

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