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Don't you mean "Why is that, eggxactly?"  :~)  Actually, you're right, this is a fairly recent change.  Basically, it's because not all usable items have a use effect ([[briefcase]], for example), and we wanted to have a standard section title that would be applicable for all usable items.  Jinya made the final choice on wording.  Here's the archived discussion: [[Talk:Proposed_Standards-Archive#Standards_for_Usable_Items_.26_Combat_Items]].  --[[User:Gymnosophist|Gymnosophist]] 22:38, 28 Jul 2005 (Central Daylight Time)
 
Don't you mean "Why is that, eggxactly?"  :~)  Actually, you're right, this is a fairly recent change.  Basically, it's because not all usable items have a use effect ([[briefcase]], for example), and we wanted to have a standard section title that would be applicable for all usable items.  Jinya made the final choice on wording.  Here's the archived discussion: [[Talk:Proposed_Standards-Archive#Standards_for_Usable_Items_.26_Combat_Items]].  --[[User:Gymnosophist|Gymnosophist]] 22:38, 28 Jul 2005 (Central Daylight Time)
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*Hmm, I guess it should be "Use Effects", "Eat Effects", and "Drink Effects" or "When Used", "When Eaten", "When Drunk"... I think when drunk is the drink equiv. of eaten, past tenses are ate and drank.--[[User:JRSiebz|JRSiebz]] 22:42, 28 Jul 2005 (Central Daylight Time)

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Please don't "standardize" the section header to Use Effects. The standard (Proposed_Standards#When_Used) is When Used. Thanks. --Gymnosophist 22:20, 28 Jul 2005 (Central Daylight Time)

Why is that, exactly? That wasn't in the Proposed Standards the last time I edited egg pages, so I based it on the ones for food and drinks, which respectively are "Eat Effects" and "Drink Effects". Wouldn't "Use Effects" be more consistent?

Don't you mean "Why is that, eggxactly?"  :~) Actually, you're right, this is a fairly recent change. Basically, it's because not all usable items have a use effect (briefcase, for example), and we wanted to have a standard section title that would be applicable for all usable items. Jinya made the final choice on wording. Here's the archived discussion: Talk:Proposed_Standards-Archive#Standards_for_Usable_Items_.26_Combat_Items. --Gymnosophist 22:38, 28 Jul 2005 (Central Daylight Time)

  • Hmm, I guess it should be "Use Effects", "Eat Effects", and "Drink Effects" or "When Used", "When Eaten", "When Drunk"... I think when drunk is the drink equiv. of eaten, past tenses are ate and drank.--JRSiebz 22:42, 28 Jul 2005 (Central Daylight Time)