(I was going to make this a new thread, but this one already exists.)
While I am entirely aware that the rename from Crowning Moment of Awesome
to Moment of Awesome
was a decision of admin fiat, it was also a very stupid decision of admin fiat. Here are the reasons why, in accordance with the guidlines listed on Everything You Wanted To Know About Changing Titles
1. It wasn't broke.
It may have drifted a bit away from the initial definition, but only in the absolute strictest sense. It had good inbound links and I've seen it show up numerous times in the wild, so it fits two out of the three categories for a working name.
2. The change was very explicitly not for the community, but for admin's personal opinion.
In fact, this is the entire reason why the admin responsible used fiat to do it: because no one wanted it, meaning it wouldn't last unless he did use admin fiat.
3. There was a consensus, but the consensus was heavily against the rename.
The amount of whining
on the discussion page, particularly prior to when the admin wiped it, should make this pretty obvious.
4. The original name, Crowning Moment of Awesome, did not fit any of the four listed reasons to propose a rename.
It's coherent, it isn't work-dependent, it isn't named after a character, and it isn't titled after a work of fiction. Literally the only reason to rename it is the minor definition drift, and considering it's a subjective trope, it's arguable whether there was really any drift at all.
So yeah. The least you could do is follow the guidelines that you set yourself. This also goes for Crowning Moment of Funny
and Crowning Moment of Heartwarming
Another thing that's worth noting: I've seen the new name used as a Pot Hole