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Congratulations on your new wiki, Unsolved Mysteries Wiki!

I see that it doesn't currently have a logo. I'd like to invite you to request a logo at Logo Creation Wiki! At Logo Creation Wiki, there will always be someone willing to make a logo for you. All you have to do is post a request at the forums, and someone will make a logo for you!

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Help With Locating An Episode[edit source]

Hi Thor2000,

I am looking for an episode that supposedly appeared on Unsolved Mysteries.  I don't have any details far as a season or when it was originally broadcast on.

The episode would involve the ghost hautings by Genevieve Stickney.  Her husband, J.W. Stickney, had an affair with the nurse that was taking care of Genevieve.  When J.W. passed away, he left his fortune to the nurse and the mansion to Genevieve.  At some point Genevieve ended up committing suicide in the elevator in the mansion.

At some point the mansion was turned into a restaurant and there have been incidents of unexplained things.

I've personally been to the restaurant on multiple occasions, and on one particular occassion experienced what I believe to be a result of Genevieve Stickney's ghost.

The restaurant has gone by different names such as The Bowers Harbor Inn, The Harbor Inn, or Mission Table.  It is located in Traverse City, MI.

I will check back periodically to see if you posted a reply.  I sure hope you know the episode I'm talking about.


http://www.missiontable.net/mt/legend.htm 02:54, June 11, 2020 (UTC)

  • Hi!!! Don't know what to call you, but I've tried to stayed to stay very familiar with the haunted location segments on "Unsolved Mysteries." I was a Paranormal Researcher for a few years, and today, I keep a huge personal database of haunted sites and locations. Unfortunately, the Bowers Harbor Inn has never been on UM. It's not the first location either I've come across that's been falsely attributed to the series. I think this confusion comes from the huge score of locations that have been on obscure paranormal TV shows or featured on local news programs or just confused with locations with cursory similarities. But then again, maybe a segment was filmed but never aired. That sometimes happens. Sorry I wasn't of much help. Thor2000 (talk) 17:26, June 11, 2020 (UTC)

  • I checked my lists for various shows, but I couldn't find anything for Traverse City. I did find this on-line video which looks like it was made for TV and has a format like UM. Could this be what you're looking for? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-BW_Anzexg

Thor2000 (talk) 18:04, June 11, 2020 (UTC)

New release![edit source]

Hey there! My name's Chris and I'm a Fandom Wiki Manager as part of the Movies/TV vertical. I help many Fandom communities with anything wiki related, whether that be wiki editing, design, coding etc. Happy to help!

I'm here to help out ready for the new season of Unsolved Mysteries which is making its return to Netflix on Wednesday. That should be great for this wiki!

I'd like to help where I can, perhaps an updated background and wordmark ready for the new series? I can also help with anything else you have in mind for the wiki.

I look forward to hearing from you. Hopefully you are keeping safe! :) --Spongebob456 talk 20:16, June 27, 2020 (UTC)

  • Sounds great! Wish I could see the reboot, but I don't get Netflix. (Too Expensive and I'm on Disability.) The background definitely needs to be updated, and the case file pages definitely need to re-formatted by year as they're too large and bulky. I'had the repeat segments edited out for size, but over time, editors have put them back. Hoping to see what you can do for the site (and maybe my Our Gang Wiki, maybe), but let me know first about any HUGE changes. This site is like my baby. Thor2000 (talk) 22:47, June 27, 2020 (UTC)
  • Will make sure I let you know! Key areas at the moment are the theme for the wiki, such as background and wordmark, ready for the new season. We will also need a page for the new series which we can work on. Luckily this community has a lot of active editors so I'm sure we can get articles populated quickly. This wiki will be ready to go come next week! :) --Spongebob456 talk 09:57, June 28, 2020 (UTC)
  • Okay so I've made a few background designs. We don't have many assets to work with so I've had to improvise a little bit but these are in line with the poster released for the series:
You might want to try these in the wiki's theme designer to see how they look. They all look similar but they are positioned slightly differently. If you have any suggestions as to background images to use based on the poster or trailer, please let me know. I'm happy to change any of these. :) --Spongebob456 talk 11:13, June 28, 2020 (UTC)

  • I like the banner, but I'm not sure what I'm looking at with these backgrounds, but then I haven't seen the new UM promos either. As far as the new series, I'd just tteat it like a new season of an on-going series. Every new iteration so far has been treated like a new season, and if the Case Files page can be divided by season, we can put all the links to them on one page. I'd have done it already, but with my type of Autism, I just can't stay focused on one project without getting distracted by a new one. Thor2000 (talk) 15:55, June 28, 2020 (UTC)
  • Hey! I've added the background on my test wiki and also included an image of the poster on the main page to show you where the background came from. That poster is the only one from the show unfortunately. Let me know what you think as I can make some changes.
  • So with the Case Files, I'd like to update Casefiles and split those up into their own separate articles. That would make it easier for users to find them and we can link to them into the wiki navigation. Do you mind if we do that? --Spongebob456 talk 12:35, June 29, 2020 (UTC)
  • Yes, it sounds like what I said. Thor2000 (talk) 17:04, June 29, 2020 (UTC)
  •  Can we hold off on backgrounds right now? I want to see if anything better comes up later, Thor2000 (talk) 17:10, June 29, 2020 (UTC)
  • Have you seen the background I uploaded to my test wiki? It is different to the ones I added above. Either way, the current background works totally fine. Would you mind if I added the new wordmark now though?
    • Yeah, go ahead and change it. I figure if a brighter looking format comes up later, we can always change it again. Thor2000 (talk) 22:10, June 29, 2020 (UTC)
  • No need to implement it if you're not a fan. :) I can see if I can find something a bit brighter. As the show uses darker colours that might be more challenging. Can leave the background as it is for now and go from there. Could be a longer term project. --Spongebob456 talk 08:07, June 30, 2020 (UTC)
  • What would be a good idea now is to enlist editors to help out with the content changes (the splitting seasons up into different articles). For this, I would like to enable Discussions to reach out to the community so they can do this for us. Is that all right?
    • You seem to know more about this than I do. Make it so. Thor2000 (talk) 22:10, June 29, 2020 (UTC)
  • Okay, will do it today! I think editors will want to help out. :) --Spongebob456 talk 08:07, June 30, 2020 (UTC)
  • I have created an example of what a season 16 article could look like here and I will create some more soon. I will also add the new season to the main page and navigation with some slight design tweaks :) --Spongebob456 talk 17:30, June 29, 2020 (UTC)
    • It looks good. I can go with that. I would have just paste/clicked each season to a new page, but I wouldn't have known how to make it attractive. Thor2000 (talk) 22:10, June 29, 2020 (UTC)

Account[edit source]

Hey! Wanted start a new thread for this, can I confirmed the email account associated with your Fandom account is the one you still use and monitor? The Yahoo one? If so, we would like to send something there. :) --Spongebob456 talk 13:15, June 30, 2020 (UTC)

  • Yahoo is my public e-mail. I've got a Hotmail as my private one. I accidentally used it to log in with it once whe I forgot my password. Thor2000 (talk) 16:01, June 30, 2020 (UTC)
  • No worries! Which one would you prefer we send something through to? :)
My Yahoo Thor2000 (talk) 21:52, June 30, 2020 (UTC)
Cool! We are sending through something there ;) --Spongebob456 talk 12:25, July 1, 2020 (UTC)
  • Sorry to add another question but while I think of it - is the new Netflix series classed as Season 15 or 16? I know of the online series but didn't know if they was a formal season as such. --Spongebob456 talk 17:53, June 30, 2020 (UTC)
Since the original series ended the CBS Episodes were Season 11, the Lifetime episodes were Season 12 and 13, Spike Tv was Season 14, the on-line episodes were Season 15 and yes, Netflix would be Season 16. Thor2000 (talk) 21:52, June 30, 2020 (UTC)
That makes sense. I only ask as some other websites are calling it Season 15, not classing the web series as its own season as it were. I appreciate the situation is quite complicated given the show has been on quite a few different channels. --Spongebob456 talk 12:25, July 1, 2020 (UTC)
Oh, good job on separating the articles. Wasn't deliberately leaving it to you, was seeing if other editors wanted to get involved. Hopefully you are okay with doing it! :) --Spongebob456 talk 19:05, July 1, 2020 (UTC)
Well, I always knew separating them was going to be a bit tricky, and I figured moving them would be easy to get them done right, and someone could come along later and make them look like your sample for Season 16. I tried to make Season One look like it, and made we can use the different looks of the series for each season. Thor2000 (talk) 20:02, July 1, 2020 (UTC)
Cool! I can go ahead tomorrow and make them look like season 16. Let me know if you got something in your Yahoo inbox, hopefully something should be there soon. --Spongebob456 talk 20:22, July 1, 2020 (UTC)
I haven't seen anything yet Thor2000 (talk)
Hi, just wanted to confirm if you have seen anything in your inbox yet please? Possibly in your spam folder? --Spongebob456 talk 10:25, July 3, 2020 (UTC)
The Netflix thing? Yeah, I saw that, but to confess, I'm a bit embarrassed. You see, I don't watch TV on my computer, and I know its a pretty expensive gift. It's just that I'm very old school; I still watch DVDs, and my laptop is kind of old. Not sure how much life is in it. Usually I just get coupon cards for local restaurants or Amazon credit for buying books or more DVDs, but thank you very much. I don't know what to do with it, and it is a very nice gift, but thank you for the thought. Thor2000 (talk) 17:15, July 3, 2020 (UTC)
Please don't feel embarrassed! Is not a problem at all and please don't feel obliged to use it. You've worked really hard on this wiki and we wanted to reward you for that by hopefully giving you access to watch the latest season of Unsolved Mysteries. Do you have a Smart TV or something? Netflix would operate on that. Even if you don't feel you want to watch the episodes on Netflix, you could activate your Netflix account to at least perhaps take any screenshots you want from each episode. The subscription is there for you to use as you wish. :) --Spongebob456 talk 10:11, July 4, 2020 (UTC)
I have Basic Cable, and that by itself is pretty damn expensive on my Disability Budget (I was diagnosed Autistic after my last suicide attempt). Like I said, I keep my life reduced to just the basics. I barely go out, I focus on my writing and websites and I really have no idea what all the "modern" digital options are. Can't afford them anyway. Thor2000 (talk) 15:43, July 5, 2020 (UTC)
I think you are doing really well with what you are doing and if it works for you you should definitely carry on. The wiki is doing amazing mostly down to your work. I'm similar in that I love physical media like DVDs and even if I can watch the show via streaming, I will always get the physical copy. It feels safer if that makes sense? --Spongebob456 talk 09:18, July 6, 2020 (UTC)
I'm blessed with having really good contributors. I just try to fix the typos, deter the vandalism and correct errors, and, yeah, there's just something about physically owning a copy of a movie or TV show. There's just SO MANY out there that aren't available. Thor2000 (talk) 17:48, July 6, 2020 (UTC)
I know what you mean! A lot of Netflix shows aren't available for physical release which does miss out a large market of viewers. I like the feeling of owning a show and being able to watch offline. Makes vacationing nicer, especially if you don't want Internet access! --Spongebob456 talk 12:54, July 9, 2020 (UTC)

Seasons[edit source]


Could you rename Season 16, please? --Iron Claw 2 (talk) 20:52, July 1, 2020 (UTC)

- To What? Thor2000 (talk) 23:51, July 1, 2020 (UTC)

- Season 15, obviously. --Iron Claw 2 (talk) 15:00, July 2, 2020 (UTC)

- Well, what would I call Season 15? Season 14 1/2? I mean, I know it's not a real season, but it does come after Season 14 and its not part of the current season, but it does come chronologically in the sequence of cases in the series. Logically, it just makes sense. Thor2000 (talk) 17:29, July 2, 2020 (UTC)

Casefiles page[edit source]

Hi, so I've gone ahead and added the infobox to all Season articles. The one page that housed all those season articles, Casefiles, is now blank so I'm not sure what you want to do with that. I think you said you wanted to link to all the season articles there? I will leave you to format that how you want but infoboxes have been added, possibly just needing additional parameters filled in that you guys will know more than me. --Spongebob456 talk

I think it should just really be left as a REDIRECT Page or as an index page to all the other seasons. I'll figure something out. Thor2000 (talk) 17:29, July 2, 2020 (UTC)

Sounds good! Will leave that with you, let me know if I can help with that. Very happy to report that this wiki has seen a lot of views since the new season premiered! --Spongebob456 talk 10:26, July 3, 2020 (UTC)

Content[edit source]

Hey! In terms of content specifically, do you think help is needed adding more content to articles? We may be able to help with this. Views still looking impressive! --Spongebob456 talk 15:10, July 3, 2020 (UTC)

I don't know how to answer that. I think the site is doing well with the few contributors I have. I just moderate the changes, correct the errors and delete the nonsense. Thor2000 (talk) 17:04, July 3, 2020 (UTC)

No worries! Honestly, I think the community is doing a really good job and they are clearly passionate about the new show. If you feel as if you need help with content on the wiki, please feel free to give me a shout and we may be able to provide assistance. --Spongebob456 talk 10:11, July 4, 2020 (UTC)

UCP[edit source]

Hey again! I wanted to leave messaging about this while the new season premiered, but now there is a bit of a calm down as it were, I wanted to bring up a topic that might affect this wiki in the nearish future.

Have you heard anything about the UCP? This new platform on Fandom is nothing to worry about but it will bring with it some changes that I wanted to talk over with you and to see if we can address any questions/concerns. :) --Spongebob456 talk 13:26, July 16, 2020 (UTC)

I don't know what it is so I'm not really concerned about it. Thor2000 (talk) 16:37, July 16, 2020 (UTC)
It is great you are not concerned as it won't be a huge problem. I can't see too many areas that would affect this wiki, are some user interface changes. Also, I'm not sure if you use this, Special:WikiActivity would no longer function on UCP. Special:Recentchanges would replace it. Is Wiki Activity something you use frequently? --Spongebob456 talk 17:38, July 16, 2020 (UTC)
Hiya, just to let you know the wiki will be migrating to the UCP soon per the banner. Please let me know if you have any questions on this! :) --Spongebob456 talk 13:49, August 14, 2020 (UTC)
As long as the change is slight and imperceptible, I should be alright. Thor2000 (talk) 20:06, August 14, 2020 (UTC)
I can confirm the migration has gone ahead and while the interface of the editor and profile pages has changed slightly, the wiki looks largely the same and the migration looks to have gone smoothly. Have you noticed any big changes since migration? --Spongebob456 talk 13:01, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
Nothing yet - Thor2000 (talk) 16:09, 20 August 2020 (UTC)

Question about Other countries[edit source]

Hi have a question. Can other countries with unsolved mysteries be posted here, or is it only the USA and Canada?

Because if it includes other countries i might suggest cases like The Brabant Killers, The istal woman and the peter Bergmann case.

- If you look at those tags at the bottom of the pages, we do have cases listed by country, but American cases are listed by state, and Canada are listed by province. All of those areas are grouped by country. All other foreign cases are listed by country. This page lists all countries with cases on this site.


And this page lists cases not covered by "Unsolved Mysteries."


The only real requirements are that each case is formatted correctly on this site without editing the templates. Murders have their own template, so do Missing Persons and the rest, plus the tags are done in a sequence. We're also big sticklers on grammar and spelling. Thor2000 (talk) 17:56, July 27, 2020 (UTC)

Volume 2![edit source]

Hey! I see the trailer for Volume 2 of Unsolved Mysteries released which is great! I'll go ahead and add it to the Season 16 article and make a post in Discussions. October 19 it releases! How're things on the wiki? --Spongebob456 talk 17:00, 11 October 2020 (UTC)

Still mostly editing. Making sure the site still meets my expectations, like getting rid of odd tags and bizarre updates. Thor2000 (talk) 21:38, 11 October 2020 (UTC)
Oh? What bizarre updates have you been seeing? --Spongebob456 talk 16:25, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
I'm always seeing some joker adding unnecessary tags to the existing tags or adding irrelevant info to the pages. Some vandals insist on erasing large volumes of text from the pages or replacing words with profanity. As a result, several pages are blocked from editing. Thor2000 (talk) 18:01, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
Oh okay, so more of a vandalism issue yeah? Are you managing that okay? In terms of volume 2, we may see a bit more traffic on the wiki when it airs which is positive! Are you still not in a position to watch? --Spongebob456 talk 18:30, 15 October 2020 (UTC)
To be honest, I've been so distracted these days by other projects, I'm not watching much TV except a few TV shows. The other guys submitting here are doing a great job, so I'm leaving it mostly to them. These days, my autism is so bad its become harder to write long lines of text. Thor2000 (talk) 20:18, 15 October 2020 (UTC)
That's totally understandable, you must put what you feel comfortable with first. The community are certainly very vigilant. Today's premiere day, I will keep an eye on the stats and see how the wiki does! :) --Spongebob456 talk 18:09, 19 October 2020 (UTC)
We saw a nice big jump! Hopefully that can continue to increase. :D --Spongebob456 talk 21:24, 20 October 2020 (UTC)
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