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(2 replies, posted in Guests & account requests)

Bumpity bump smile Please add Mr. robot

If time and willingness were completely unlimited commodities, having all original dumpers check all of their games for that space could theoretically be a possibility.  But neither are unlimited unfortunately.  If people truly want to check them, sure that's great, obviously it will improve accuracy.  But I don't think it is significant enough of an issue to reach out to everyone and have them do so, when there are...more pressing things they might be attending to.

Since protocols like this have changed over time, and even currently accepted protocols haven't always been consistently communicated to both dumpers and mods, there will definitely be inconsistencies like this in the database. 

There are countless "issues" with the mould codes in the database such as this.  For example, many people submitted mould codes by adding "IFPI" even if it wasn't on the disc because that's what they were told to do.  Some people were told to capitalize IFPI even if it was lowercase. 

I do think it's good to be consistent going forward, and I certainly have no problem with correcting the previous inconsistencies as they arise, but I doubt in this case that people are going to want to go back and check all of that, and I'm certainly not reaching out to them to do so because I think it is a...secondary / tertiary / lower priority issue at the moment. 

I verified even some of Fireball's Saturn discs where he had a space and I didn't.  Who knows whether his original was "correct" or added under the previous protocol.

Kamen Rider ^ added.  confirmed details with OP in discord smile Thanks!

Agree 100%.  He would be a great addition, and currently we don't really have anyone who is the 'point' person or expert on PSP.  We need more mods, and as long as the specific individuals are committed and detail-oriented, good people, it is all good.

RE: aj's comments.  I can understand and appreciate where you are coming from.  Plus, I understand the importance of giving someone the ability to make modifications/submissions to a database.  Consistency and quality control are very important. 

I focus on quality over quantity, and if I'm allowed to assist here, I'm not going to change anything that is outside of my comfort zone.  Initially, there shouldn't be a problem with errors in submissions because if I don't understand something well, I'm going to educate myself first and become very familiar with the systems. 

The nuance and experience of working on thousands of discs is absolutely helpful, but I don't think that should be a reason not to allow someone to help who is able and willing, especially if they understand (and I do) not to mess around with things they don't fully understand.

I'm not necessarily trying to sell myself here - ultimately the powers that be are going to do what they want - but I do want to assure you I don't plan on going in here and making a mess of things.

I'd like to add here --- I really would like to assist this project in any way that I can.  One way that I feel like I can help us, is by assisting with some of the more administrative tasks such as cleaning up already added submissions in the forum, following up on forgotten items, etc. 

In addition, I would also be more than willing to learn the ropes regarding adding submissions, and would love to assist there as well if I can.  I know that I haven't been in redump very long, but I am very committed to this project and I am very detail-oriented.  For me, this is not about control or power or credit - I just know that we are behind with the amount of work needing to be done, and rather than complain about it without offering any help, I would like to put my money where my mouth is, so to speak, and I am willing to do the work. 

If you have any questions, please let me know.

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(1 replies, posted in General discussion)

Hello!

I know I'm not a mod and therefore don't have to deal with adding dumps or verifications, but I wondered - do you all think it would be easier to track and manage everything if there were either:

* Separate sections for new dumps, vs. verifications
or
* Separate sections for main dump categories based on the team who adds (sony, nintendo, microsoft, other, etc.)

Perhaps you have already explored this before or don't want to complicate things - but I just wondered if maybe having different sections a bit would make it easier for mods to go through and make sure things don't slip through the cracks.  I know if I were processing them, having just a few categories as opposed to a huge dump folder, might make it a little easier.

Again, not really my problem, so just an idea to consider.

Thanks as always, to all the mods who are taking the time to process all this stuff!

--sadikyo--

Idk if this helps or not but in case it does, this is a friend of mine and I can vouch for him - he has a plextor and wants to help out smile

Hello!

I am requesting a wiki account so that I can update purchases as I make them to avoid other people from making unnecessary purchases.  I have been adding mostly PS2 demos, and still have some more, as well as several Asia releases.

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Thanks!