User talk:Eldarion Telcontar
Eldarion Telcontar, welcome!
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There are naming rules when it comes to images: the name of the author correctly spelled and capitalized, followed by a space, a hyphen ("-"), another space, and then, again with proper punctuation and spelling, the official title (but Howe's postcards don't have that). So those two images should be aptly named "John Howe - Boromir 03" (as there are already two other pictures of Boromir in Howe's gallery) and "John Howe - Barad-dûr". Also be sure to add them to the categories "Category:Images by John Howe", "Category:Images of Boromir" and "Category:Images of Barad-dûr". Please note that TolkienGateway does not have a policy of favouring "big" artists like Alan Lee or John Howe; much more the opposite: small, independant artists deserve some screen-time too. Enjoy your stay, -- Ederchil 12:30, 8 March 2008 (EST)
- Aditional note: John Howe's Barad-dûr has already been uploaded to the Gateway. ~ Earendilyon 13:48, 8 March 2008 (EST)
- Thank your for your help. I added the picture of Boromir to both categories but wasn't able to change the name. I am afraid this isn't possible. Eldarion Telcontar 13:18, 10 March 2008 (EDT)
Since you are the most avid worker on the Calendar, some tips for April:
- Borondir and Eorl's adventure, with the Battle of the Field of Celebrant on the 15th. Other dates could be done quite like Narfil did for late Juanuary: "The fellowship rests in Lorien", "They travel so and so"; just so we actually have events on these dates. Check The Thain's Book for specific dates.
- The Hobbit starts on the 26th of Third Age 2941, see previous site for details.
I may not have time to play anything but a WikiGnome, so I thought of you... -- Ederchil 17:33, 5 April 2008 (EDT)
- Thank you for these great tips. I was already wondering where I could get information about dates, which are not mentioned in the Appendix of The Lord of the Rings. I think that especially tuckborough.net will help me very much.
I have just now added the 15th of April with the Battle of the Field of Celebrant. I will also try to fill all empty dates with descriptions of the situation, like Narfil did in January. In the next weeks I will work on the events from The Hobbit which last almost a whole year. But I don't know any sources with events which happened on earth. Do you know some (with e.g. Dates from Tolkiens life)?