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Bio pages in design category
I think the design category should be only for the cars they designed, that's why I put the category link on their page - keeps the list of designers numbers an acurate reflection of the number of cars a designer has produced - clear? Mach 5 (talk) 12:35, April 20, 2018 (UTC)
- First,I think we should keep our replies on the same page, it makes it easier for others to follow a conversation. Your idea for a template is a good one. Mach 5 (talk) 13:17, April 20, 2018 (UTC)
- This comes from an experience I had on this Wiki. In an attempt to locate a particular model, I was using one of the many "lists" that are on this Wiki. The list didn't have the same exact name as the vehicle I was looking for. It turns out that the name of the vehicle was a redirect to a different page. If Mattel feels fit to name a particular casting slightly differently for a particular release, then that name needs to be documented as being part of that particular series. Further, from other wikis (not necessarily Fandom or Wikia wikis) that I participate in, the idea of a category is that a category is an all-encompassing catch-all of all relevant pages that meet the criteria of that category. Frankly, what is the point of a category if it is not used as such? GeneralHammerhead101 (talk) 09:53, April 24, 2018 (UTC)
- Further to my previous comment, I see that you felt fit to block me without discussing this issue first. I was hoping that this place would be welcoming of people wanting to contribute to the hobby. If you and the other admins do not approve of my edits, then I would be most happy to go through and undo them. However in my mind, blocking a person without first discussing the issue at hand, is not a productive or respectful way to go about it. GeneralHammerhead101 (talk) 10:15, April 24, 2018 (UTC)
- I'm going to lift the block but you need to undo all of these unnecessary category edits to redirects. These do not add anything useful and just clutters up legitimate categories. Most of the edits you were making were to redirects that were wrong in the first place. For example, "Aston Martin DB4 GT Ingato" was a redirect to the correct "Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato". This car had never been named "Ingato". It's not even real, but you were blindly adding categories to this and any other redirects. Most of them aren't even valid. I felt the block was necessary in order to get your attention up front since many ignore talk page messages.This is a test 86 (talk) 18:01, April 24, 2018 (UTC)