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I know we're wanting to be more fansite friendly with making info pages for them and such... but are we really going to go so far as making individual pages for individual characters of fan made cinema in the main space?

See examples:

--User:Coobra/Sig4 02:07, 18 July 2009 (UTC)

Move according to WW:PA. Fan fiction should not be in the main namespace. --PcjWoWWiki admin (TDrop me a line!C58,926 contributions and counting) 02:13, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
Even popular/well known fan fiction like Illegal Danish? Would it be assigned to one user who may not have written it?--SWM2448 02:32, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
How popular is it? I am not big on the machinima stuff...I would say they should probably be subpages of one page (of course a Fanfic namespace might be the best solution). --PcjWoWWiki admin (TDrop me a line!C58,926 contributions and counting) 02:35, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
I would subpage them into their corresponding series. For example, move Wyden to Dude where's my Mount?/Wyden. That would solve the problem.--Lon-ami (talk) 12:40, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
Agreed with Lon-ami, subpage them: Dude where's my Mount?/Wyden
Event Tales of the Past does not take names in the main space.
IconSmall Hamuul Loremaster A'noob, Arch Druid of the Noobhoof Clan (talk/contribz) 12:42, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
Just a few points. Illegal Danish is not an individual character. I thought Coobra was just pointing out those examples which are individual characters, or ships, that should not be on the main page. Another thing is that those examples all had the "Silly template". It could be that they think the Silly template allows for those examples to be on the main page. I think that Category:Silly should maybe be rewritten to emphasize what not to put on the main page. WoWWiki does have a "Silly template" available so it must be used for something. I also think "they should probably be subpages of one page". Rolandius Paladin (talk - contr) 12:58, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
Some fanfic and machinima are part of Blizzard sanctioned contests. Those could stay in the main namespace, if they were presented under Blizzard auspices. Sub-parts of fanfic or machinima don't deserve their own main namespace pages, but subpages seems to work although it may bring out the anti-subpage zealots. --Gengar orange 22x22Beware the sneaky smile! Fandyllic (talk · contr) 3:46 PM PST 20 Jul 2009

Went ahead and moved them to subpages of their particular article, now the next question... should the silly template remain on the subpages, all it would do is clutter up the silly category in my opinion. User:Coobra/Sig4 23:00, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

I'd get rid of the silly tag. --Gengar orange 22x22Beware the sneaky smile! Fandyllic (talk · contr) 11:27 AM PST 21 Jul 2009
Thats what thought, which I did, but they were re-added. So I'd thought I'd ask just to make sure. User:Coobra/Sig4 20:15, 21 July 2009 (UTC)
I made a {{sillysubpage}} template for subpages. We could make it not add tagged pages to their respective silly categories, if desired. Please use this template for subpages of larger silly pages. --Gengar orange 22x22Beware the sneaky smile! Fandyllic (talk · contr) 2:33 PM PST 22 Jul 2009
Looks good to me. =) User:Coobra/Sig4 23:02, 22 July 2009 (UTC)

I think we need a 'Serious' version of the 'Silly' template (With a better name). The Silly template is often used for out-of-WoWWiki jokes and fan works about WoW, but there is nothing exept for {{Fanfic}} for out-of-WoWWiki fan works that are not "silly". Things with the Fanfic template are often pressured to be shoved in a server or user subpage, but as the mess with Tales of the Past shows, it does not always work.--SWM2448 00:15, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

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