Recently we were contacted by Buddy13 of the Infosphere, who wanted some of our images deleted (which was more than fair considering both were clearly and unsurprisingly stolen from the Infosphere and left uncredited by the individual who stole it). This was not a huge problem as we were not using the Infosphere logo (which we should probably never have had anyway), except for the issue of the AwaitingScreenie.jpg image, which was used on our "images" template. I have since replaced the image and reworked the template so that it works and looks better (something I had been meaning to do for awhile anyway), but this whole happening has made me realize just how bad we have been at citing where our images come from. There is the old "CN Image"…Read more >
I can't believe that I'm actually writing a blog... I hate the entire concept of blogs! Ah well, this is, I have decided, probably the best way to address the situation.
In regards to the recent discussion over whether a merge with the Infosphere is something that should or even could be done, I am, as I have mentioned before, conflicted. I really respect and admire the autonomy and community of the Infosphere and the various Futurama community sites out there on the internet, and I completely understand why they are less than welcoming to Wikia's Futurama Wiki (that's us). I see only one viable option for the competitiveness, albeit I think merely perceived competitiveness, to end; a partial merge of our content to their, the Infosphere's,…Read more >