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Well seeing all the stuff were doing for Halloween and the talk about Christmas i just got thinking what other holidays can we do skins for. .For Valentines day we could have a Amy Skin and make her the featured Article cause she's the character in the series with the biggest connection to love which that Holiday celebrates and a poll about what's your favorite couple within reason of course like sonamy or TailsXCream.For Easter How about a Cream back ground. For like the week of Mother's Day we could maybe have a background with Vanilla on it. There's so much more we can do but sorry can't think of any more of the top of my head.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 20:20, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

I can't say for sure that Amy has the biggest connection to love, neither am I certain about her article becoming featured for Valentine's Day. But of course, the worst idea of yours would have to be the "favourite couple" poll - not only are these couples fan-made and non-canon, and not only is there a massive amount of them, but if a certain one becomes more popular than the rest, dedicated fans of the other couples may become furious and possibly cause disruptions, taking into account how serious and argumentative many people are over this subject. This is the basic problem with fan-pairings. Everything else, I'm neutral towards. THE REFLEX dancing on the valentine 20:39, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

These were just suggestions nothing more. Also think about it which character in the series can you think of aside from Amy that is main stream and in the games that has a massive connection to love.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 20:42, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

...This guy? Serious Sam Minigun icon Heavy 21:03, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
What connection does he have Valentines celebrates true love for another not love of mass destruction or love for a family member to my knowledge? I'm being truthful here what connection do you think he has?Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 21:07, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
Am I not allowed to have a laugh once in a while? Well, in all seriousness, he does have love in taking over the world. Serious Sam Minigun icon Heavy 21:08, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
Sorry man that was really funny though you just left me confused for a bit. Yea you know I don't think that's celebrated on Valentines day but you know what why don't we make Every Friday the 13th Dr.Eggman day and put up a skin for him then.21:11, October 17, 2012 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Sonamyfan666 (talkcontribs)
Why? (P.S. remember to sign your posts) THE REFLEX dancing on the valentine 21:13, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
Just to have a bit of fun every now and then. (PS Sorry slipped my mind)Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 21:15, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

Alright, onto the main subject. If I'm honest, I could care less either way about different Holiday skins. We always use the Christmas-Sonic background during December (props to Mystic Monkey, and the new Werehog background for October may be the start of a new trend. I'll remain neutral on the subject. Serious Sam Minigun icon Heavy 21:17, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

I read through this page and I thought I might suggest a Silver-themed Skin for New Years Eve, perhaps? Seeing as New Year's Eve is about looking to the furture and stuff, Silver immediately sprang to mind. Granted, the conncetion is rather loose, but it's as close as it'll come. I like the idea of Amy for Valentine's Day and Vanilla for Mother's Day though! ^^)b --The Daylight Shadow (talk) 21:28, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

Thanks man I like your suggestion as well.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 21:36, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

I can make us more background skins no probs. Whenever original backs or themed on Supermorffs classic blue background which I like doing (Making them for "tile" is a bit tricky though). I prefer using the classic face icons to worth with for the SNN backgrounds. Though Black Arms logo and Telekinesis symbol from '06 could perhaps represent Shadow and Silver. I can even do a Valentines Day back with Amy, but I dunno if the SNN users can stand that much pink.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 22:03, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

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The image I used for the Halloween Werehog background.--Mystic Monkey

As Long as you don't use a bright neon pink it should be fine.(I'm a dofus)Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 22:13, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
Well depends if SNNs bothered with Valentines. It's not most fave holiday on my list. Another idea for a background in mind I thought about doing is a Sonic & Tails background for Sonic 2's Day but I don't think SNN would bother with that either, especially since November 2 will be a Friday, not a Tuesday as it was in 1992.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 22:28, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
You'd be quite surprised what they might allow I don't think anyone would mind if we did a background for Valentines or Sonic 2's Day it's just if we did it for I don't know something like Bug Day or some really obscure holiday that most people have no clue about or something like July 4th. Either way I would love see to both of the backgrounds even if they just are a little picture on this page. Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 22:32, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
Bug Day I never heard of. And I am pretty sure 4th July is important holiday to Americans. I maybe British but if asked I'll do American skins as well a slong as I make them Sonic theme. (LOL I would use the Empire City flag for an independance day skin.)--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 22:52, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
That was a Nightmare Before Christmas joke they made a GBA game that was a prequel to the movie and in it Oogie is said to come from a fictitious holiday know as Bug Day that every one forgot about.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 23:14, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
I considered to suggest Oogie Boogie would of been the holiday leader for Bug Day.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 23:26, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
That he was.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 23:28, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

Hmmmmmmmm, an Amy skin for Valentine's Day is not a bad idea, however, I highly disagree on making Amy Rose the Featured Article just because it's Valentine's Day, I also disagree on the couple poll as well. Pacmansonic138 (talk) 23:32, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

That's fine they were only suggestions.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 23:34, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

Does Amy even have a face silhouette?--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 23:58, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

There was one in Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity (Sonic Riders has one too but it has no eyes, Free Riders uses the same icons as Zero Gravity) but I have no idea how we can get the icon. Pacmansonic138 (talk) 00:01, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
She also has one in the Olympic Games series to that might be easier to get thiers a pick of her flag on the wiki.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 00:05, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
It would be, but the image is cut on the top and bottom Amy flag. Pacmansonic138 (talk) 00:08, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Well we still have most of it let's work from their on wards I say.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 00:14, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Yeah I can restore it. It wouldn't be Classic Amy as I'd prefer but I don't think she ever had one to begin with.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 03:23, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Yea sorry about that but most people are more familiar with her modern form.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 08:34, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

Valentine's Day is such a one-trick holiday, and as much fun as I'm having with the Halloween skin right now, I don't think we need to change it up for every holiday that comes along. -- Supermorff (talk) 09:04, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

Well I was mostly thinking of the big ones that most people would know about like Valentines Easter and the ilk.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 09:06, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

I like some of these ideas, I think an Amy face background would be good for Valentines day, I believe on the Halloween discussion page, there is a discussion about using a slider for navigation for Halloween as it's easier to use that than to Halloweenify the buttons, perhaps we can use it for all holidays (although it would be hard to represent some things such as locations and games with a Valentine twist).

I don't think we should make Amy the featured page for Valentines as it would end up being a case that she's the featured user every Valentines day. If we can find a group of love themed pages that could be proposed as FPs then that would be ok, but if there isn't enough, I'd consider normal FP action. Another thing I thought would be good is if we had floating heart GIFs in similar manner to the Hyudoros we have now.

I'm not sure about having Vanilla as the Mother's day background, first off, there's isn't a Sonic Team styled icon for Vanilla, so making a background might be hard to make, second of all, there are two mother's days; Mothering Sunday and Mother's Day, the question would be which one to use?

Lastly, I like the idea of using Silver for New Years, and I think we should stick with the head idea for backgrounds, because I think they look great. I was also considering using either Cream or Eggman for Easter, I particually think Eggman would be quite humorous. Myself 123 17:41, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

I agree with Myself on pretty much everything. Plus, I can do the floating hearts on Valentine's day. --Twinkle Snow Unleash Christmas 201317:44, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Thought you might :P The idea I had for the hearts would be for them to rise the page, moving left to right as they do. Should be a lot easier than the Hyudoros. Myself 123 17:59, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Well I did mention Cream for Easter and I think we should use Mothers Day if we did find a way.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 19:31, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
I agree with Myself too. THE REFLEX dancing on the valentine 19:51, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

Patterns of Eggman and Cream during Easter would be priceless. Serious Sam Minigun icon Heavy 19:43, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

Per Sacor. Wouldn't that be pulchritudinous? THE REFLEX dancing on the valentine 19:51, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

How about we decide exactly what days are skin-worthy than me having to make skins for everything. Also keep in mind that us Brits usually have minor holidays set on different days than American holidays. For example in UK, Mothering Sunday was the 18 March this year (fourth sunday of Lent). I do like Easter and can imagine Cream the Rabbit with chao egg's, or maybe SNN will have a hostile take over of the Eggman Empire that day. (Eggman Global Gossip Wikia or EGG wiki for short) but lets picks the top few holidays to actually be bothered with.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 22:25, October 18, 2012 (UTC)

Let's See Valentines with Amy, Easter with Cream, New Years with Silver, Halloween with the Werehog,Thanksgiving with Eggman cause the guy eats so much, and Christmas with whoever we think would work I guess.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 22:31, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Maybe we should consider a poll. Also while he's a bit hefty I don't really see Dr. Eggman as thet thankful sort. I think the three major holidays SNN can concentrate on is Christmas, Halloween and Sonic's birthday.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 22:57, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
I'd say Easter as well. Myself 123 23:49, October 18, 2012 (UTC)
Ah yes, Easter too. I guess I mean 3 holidays and a birthday.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 21:16, October 20, 2012 (UTC)

I don't think we should have an Easter holiday skin, because it's more religion specific as opposed to other holidays. --Bullet Francisco (talk) Contributions Editcount 23:13, October 22, 2012 (UTC)

Well, we have a Christmas skin. Myself 123 23:15, October 22, 2012 (UTC)
I prefer to call it a "Holiday Skin", celebrating all the Winter holidays. --Bullet Francisco (talk) Contributions Editcount 23:16, October 22, 2012 (UTC)
Doesn't Christmas have a religion-specific origination? It almost applies similarity to the current tradition of Easter for those who are non-religious. Serious Sam Minigun icon Heavy 11:49, October 23, 2012 (UTC)
You could consider an Easter skin an skin for celebration all holidays that happen in a similar time and represent similar meanings of birth, the circle of life, and rebirth. Myself 123 13:51, October 23, 2012 (UTC)

Christmas (as Christmas) has a religious origin but is now largely secular, partly because there are so many holidays clustered around the Winter solstice anyway. Easter has a religious backstory (but a pagan origin) and is still a largely Christian festival (egg hunts notwithstanding), and there aren't very many non-Christian holidays at the same time (Passover is the only one that comes to mind), certainly none of which use rabbits or eggs as imagery. There's a reason that Wikipedia has a List of winter festivals but no List of spring festivals. It also doesn't help that Easter isn't celebrated at the same time by different denominations of Christianity. -- Supermorff (talk) 14:17, October 23, 2012 (UTC)

As an Atheist I love Christmas. And Easter is just a chocolate fest to me.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 17:37, October 23, 2012 (UTC)

Sorry for not responding for a while but I stopped getting Emails about this page changes. As far as I'm concerned I'll stand by Valentines,Halloween,and The December Holidays. Valentines is largely a non religious holiday to my knowledge which is why i support it having a skin.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 01:05, October 25, 2012 (UTC)

As I said, the "Christmas" skin should be a Holiday skin. I don't think we should do Easter because it is largely Christian, as explained by Supermorff. We don't need to do a skin for every holiday anyways, it is unnecessary work that most won't even notice anyways. A Valentines skin would only last one day, as there is little anticipation for Valentines Day (which is a very small holiday anyways). Easter is largely Christian, which is why I think we should stay away from it. The Winter Holiday skin is fine, and the Halloween skin is a stretch, but I think we're fine with what we have. If anything, our efforts should be focused on making a new background entirely instead of ones for holidays (and our regular background is fine as is anyways). Honestly, making holiday skins for lesser known and/or non-universal holidays is unnecessary, and will go largely unnoticed. This is my opinion, anyways. --Bullet Francisco (talk) Contributions Editcount 02:17, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
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I agree with Morff and Bullet.


I like Supermorffs Sonic Team blue background. I understand no to Easter but what about my idea of Dr. Eggman hacking our wikia to make it the Eggman Global Gossip for Easter or any other time? Not a real vandalism hack, just a hoax. Maybe be better on April 1.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 16:07, October 25, 2012 (UTC)

I wouldn't mind an April Fool's background. Honestly, we should think for right now, not April 2013. We don't really need to discuss this until it nears closer. --Bullet Francisco (talk) Contributions Editcount 20:16, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
I like the idea of Eggman taking over for April Fools, of course, that would be a one-off, and if we decided to do it again, we'd need a new kind of hoax. Myself 123 21:04, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
How about every year we switch between characters taking over mostly main game characters like after Eggman it could be Amy then Mighty or Metal Sonic.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 21:08, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
We don't need to be thinking about next year, because Wikia may change everything by then, nor do we need to be talking about exactly what we're doing for April Fools for viewers to see. If at all, we will need to discuss April Fools jokes in a private place, like chat, for example. --Bullet Francisco (talk) Contributions Editcount 21:10, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
You have a point for both although I myself am more comfortably over on YouTube so some one keep me in the loop I use the same name their.Sonamyfan666 a Amy Rose Expert and fan (talk) 21:13, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
If Dr. Eggman hacked SNN to take over for April 1, yeah that be a funny hoax. But if every April 1 someone takes over SNN then it's not really funny anymore o use the same joke over or to imply how easy it is we get taken over. But I do have some hilarious April 1 ideas (Though might need to talk to another wiki in mind about it). But as Francisco said lets finish this year first before April 1 pranks.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 22:11, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
Or you can use the Chat's system of Private Messaging. Either way works. Serious Sam Minigun icon Heavy 22:31, October 25, 2012 (UTC)
I'll wait til near April and ask Supermorff if I should both. April 1 is a minor holiday. Theres not even a door to it in Nightmare Before Christmas.--Mystic Monkey is at Pumpkin Hill this Halloween 23:36, October 27, 2012 (UTC)