I'm not much of an active user. I browse signed in for Monobook skin, and every time there's a wikia-wide announcement, it appears as a new message, and I just figured it out now that that's what's triggering the "new messages" bar. Please delete my talk page and hopefully that'll stop. Setacourse (talk) 18:13, September 14, 2012 (UTC)
- I don't think deleting the talk page will help, and whenever you do make an edit, the autowelcomer will just restart your talk page. 31dot (talk) 18:27, September 14, 2012 (UTC)
Will it stop if I don't make any more edits, if necessary protecting my talk page from recreation? I really just want to occasionally look up stuff with the old skin without distractions. Setacourse (talk) 20:27, September 14, 2012 (UTC)
- If you want to use the old skin, I don't think there's anything that can be done. You could log out and look at MA as an anon user, but you would have to use the new skin- and I'm not even sure that makes you immune to messages.
- Do you really get so many messages that it is a bother? I get maybe a couple a week that don't involve being an admin. 31dot (talk) 20:32, September 14, 2012 (UTC)
It's a significant annoyance. It's the new messages banner when I don't have a new message. Due to me using "Check for latest change", I didn't figure out until now why I've been periodically getting it. I don't know if it'll work, but I'd like to try it, if you don't mind. Setacourse (talk) 21:27, September 14, 2012 (UTC)
- The messages that Wikia sends out have nothing to do with your talk page. They're simply notifications that get sent to every user. Once again, it's another case of them implementing something one way and not considering all points of usage with it. I would recommend using Special:Contact and explaining your issue and the problems you have encountered (including with the "Check for latest change" business). -- sulfur (talk) 21:31, September 14, 2012 (UTC)