Userboxes

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Userboxes are small boxes of information intended to be used on User pages to provide quick bullet-point style information about a user.

Usage

Userboxes can be placed anywhere on a user page. To collect them all into a one-column box with an optional title, use the {{Userboxtop}} and {{Userboxbottom}} templates.

Creating new userboxes

Just do it, and add them to the list here.

Current userboxes

 What to type  What it makes Notes
{{User dublo}}
Hornby
Dublo
This user has a
Hornby Dublo 3 rail train set


No parameters. Adds user pages to Category:Hornby Dublo 3 rail enthusiasts
{{User NMRA}}
NMRA This user is a member of the National Model Railroad Association
Adds user pages to Category:NMRA members
{{User scale}}
HO This user builds and operates models in HO scale
Unnamed parameter to indicate a specific scale (default is 'HO').
Adds user pages to the appropriate scale category under Category:Model rail enthusiasts by type; for example, typing {{User scale|N}} adds user pages to Category:N scale modelers.
{{User era|X era}}

{{User era |Y era|UK=yes}}
X era This user's model railroad is set in the X era.



Y era This user's model railway is set in the Y era.
Unnamed parameter to indicate a specific era.
Optional 'UK=yes' parameter to display 'railway' in place of 'railroad'.
Adds user pages to the appropriate era category under Category:Model rail enthusiasts by type; for example, typing {{User era|1980s}} adds user pages to Category:1980s modelers.
{{User Thomas}}


No parameters, just a simple statement about loving Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends.
Adds user pages to Category:Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends enthusiasts
{{User Thomas Fanfic writer}} Template:User Thomas Fanfic writer Just a statement that you write Thomas the Tank Engine fan fictions here.
Adds user pages to Category:Thomas the Tank Engine fan fiction writers
{{User Trainz}}
TRS2006 This user has Auran Trainz 2006 on their computer


This shows you have Auran Trainz 2006 computer game.
Adds user pages to Category:Trainz 2006 Users
{{User Thomas| Your text in here}}
TV thomas the tank engine screenshot.jpg Your text in here


With optional parameter, displays parameter text in place of standard message.
Adds user pages to Category:Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends enthusiasts
{{User admin}}
Madmin This user must be mad. They are a TSW Admin!


No parameters.
Adds user pages to Cat:TSW Administrators
{{User Railway Series}}
Thomas the Tank Engine.jpg This user loves reading the Railway Series books


No parameters. Just a simple statement about reading The Railway Series.
Adds user pages to Category:Railway Series readers
{{User STS}}
Shiningtimestationlogo.jpg
This user is a member of
Workforce Shining Time Station.


Basic statement for members of Workforce:Shining Time Station
{{User TtTE}}


Basic statement for members of Workforce:Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
{{User Ernest}}
Ernest This user DOES NOT like Ernest the Engine and Others, and wishes that the creators be shot


Basic statement for thinking Ernest the Engine and Others is not very good
{{User busy}}
' This user's real life busy level is currently Unspecified
Loverly userbox saying how busy you are: put a number from 1 to 5 behind the first | and you can add a comment behind the second one!
{{User Ride Amtrak}}
Amtrak train.jpg This user knows that Amtrak is America's passenger railroad


A userbox for everyone who likes to ride Amtrak!
{{User 4-4-2}}
15-inch gauge 4-4-2 locomotive.jpg This user loves visiting the Riverside and Great Northern Railway in Wisconsin Dells, WI


A userbox for anybody who loves the R&GN in Wisconsin Dells!
{{User Washout}}
Washout on the RGN.jpg This user was very surprised by the washout on the R&GN in 2004!


A nice little userbox about the 2004 washout on the R&GN
{{User steam}}
Timken1111.jpg This user is a steam locomotive enthusiast.


With optional parameter, displays parameter text in place of standard message.
Adds user page to Category:Steam loco enthusiasts
{{User diesel}}
D2069 at Doncaster Works.JPG This user is a diesel locomotive enthusiast.


With optional parameter, displays parameter text in place of standard message.
Adds user page to Category:Diesel loco enthusiasts
{{User steam & diesel}}
Timken1111.jpg This user is equally enthusiastic about steam locos and diesel locos. D2069 at Doncaster Works.JPG


With optional parameter, displays parameter text in place of standard message.
Adds user page to Category:Steam loco enthusiasts and Category:Diesel loco enthusiasts
{{User SD40}}
800px-BNSF 6367 EMD SD40.JPG    This Railfan is a big fan of the EMD SD40 locomotive series. EMD


For those who favor the SD40 series locomotive. Adds Category:Diesel loco enthusiasts
{{User Geep}}
EMD GP38-2 Mosaic 3801.jpg    This Railfans favorite Off Road vehicle is a "GEEP" (GP38-2)
For those who favor the GP38 "Geep" series locomotive. Adds Category:Diesel loco enthusiasts
{{User C Awdry}}
Christopher Awdry.jpg This user would LOVE to meet Christopher Awdry!


For all those who want to meet Chris Awdry!
{{RC Patrol}} For those who regularly patrol Recent Changes.
{{User transport journal}}
Transport Journal This user is proud to be an editor of the Transport Journal.
For editors (i.e those who write the editors area) of the Transport Journal. if someone can add a contributors parameter to this, please do so!
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