User talk:MentalMouse42

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Hmph, my talk page seems to have vanished. Let's fix that. ;-) --MentalMouse42 (talk) 01:43, 7 July 2019 (UTC)

"Lightning Auras block the rope extension" on Ropes[edit source]

Could you explain what that means? Lightning Auras (I assume you mean the sentries) aren't placeable so I can't imagine how they would block a rope. -- Breathlessblizzard (talk) 14:21, 18 June 2020 (UTC)

I was making a hellevator and using the Aura sentry to probe for nearby caves. As it happened there was one directly below me -- I tossed a Scarab Bomb to break through and started running rope, but I found that the rope extension was stopped by the edge of the aura itself. I couldn't extend it to the ground until I moved the sentry elsewhere. And yes that's weird, which is why I thought it worth mentioning. --MentalMouse42 (talk) 10:28, 19 June 2020 (UTC)
Could you do me a quick favor and test it again? I just tried the following and strangely, could not reproduce:
  • Dig a hole to the Underground Layer
  • Place a Lightning Aura Staff sentry at the bottom of the hole
  • Hold left click at the top of the hole with Ropes so they extend downwards
After trying all that, the rope passed through the aura like it wasn't there. What did you do differently? -- Breathlessblizzard (talk) 12:47, 19 June 2020 (UTC)
Huh. I'm not sure what the difference would be. I was digging a box around one of my corruption biomes. Let me go try it again in-game... Nope, now I can't reproduce it either. Bah. OK I've gotta remember not to wiki such odd occurrences without make sure I can reproduce them.... Feel free to revert. --MentalMouse42 (talk) 13:33, 19 June 2020 (UTC)
Hah, no worries, it really be like that sometimes -- Breathlessblizzard (talk) 13:52, 19 June 2020 (UTC)

"... Stained Glass has come into its own... "[edit source]

Hi, I like this new revision of the stained glass point. I could not tell what point the previous revision was trying to drive because the phrase usage (my bad). I was trying to translate the phrase into literal english.

I had/have two concerns about this:

  • I think using a phrase sounds too colloquial for a wiki, especially when there was the exclamation mark.
  • People may not understand the phrase (I had to google it myself) and (it might not translate well) this would take away from the wiki's ability to be a source of clear information.

Thanks Yggdrasilmamel45 (talk) 15:20, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Hm. You may have a point there. It is certainly a traditional English phrase (this site dates the usage of "his own" to at least the 17th century), but the difficulty I had in digging up that link is likely meaningful, and Wiktionary has no cites for the full phrase before the 20th century. I will try to find an alternative. --MentalMouse42 (talk) 02:00, 11 July 2020 (UTC)