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Safe to recreate Kaskade Music
Is it Safe to recreate The music page for Kaskade because he is an American DJ
Wrong custom title use? Music
I only recently noticed that Michael Jackson's Xscape album was given the custom title Xscape to distinguish it from the recently-created page for Xscape (Group). While I understand why it was done, the URL for the album's page lacks the disambig like the band's page does, so is this actually okay to do? I'm genuinely unsure.Edited by AfroThunder
Links to "Music" Music
Given that links to the disambig page Music have been showing up as green for a month now, I assume there's already been discussions on the forums about whether and where to redirect links to that page. If so, could someone please point me there?
The questionable tropes from The Living Tombstone Music
Found these from The Living Tombstone that is listed within the ymmv page here.
New works page. Music
Hi, just asking about a point of etiquette for tropers. I managed to get the formatting of the namespace right and set up the Music works page for the Blue Öyster Cult album Blue Öyster Cult (1972). While I was pulling in the detail info I needed to start the page off, I got the advisory that I'd over-run the twenty minutes and/or another troper had taken the page over in the meantime so that my edit was likely not to be kept.I periodically clicked on the "submit" button only to get the same advisory that the edit could not be accepted as another Troper had checked the page out. I left it alone, then came back some time later, clicked the right buttons and my edit was accepted by the system in its entirety. I'm just concerned that if another person had also been setting up a version of the page at the same time, I might have wiped out their work in its entirety - the page history, however, has no trace anyone else was there. (confusing!) I stress: I'm really not sure what happened there: I was editing and was then told somebody else had taken it over as my time had expired. But going into history there's no trace anyone else was ever here - or I'd have proposed blending the best of both our suggested edits, collaborating on this. If the other person is there, no slight was intended.Edited by AgProv
The original heavy metal umlaut. Music
I've picked up an interesting project to do here involving filling in the gaps on a band's discography, (Blue Öyster Cult) writing Works pages for LP's which are at present redlinks or not there at all. Happy to do this.
But two questions for the tropers:
i) An LP title is properly spelt The Revölution By Night. I've set the works page up - but it's only in the form Revolution By Night, so it really needs the page name to be edited on both counts. I'm not sure how to do this - inserting an umlaut into a work page title is something that needs to be specifically requested? .
ii) Also, the band's first LP, which needs a works page, is self-titled. But this namespace is being used for all tropes to do with the band in general, as Blue Öyster Cult. Is there a workround in situations like this?
Thanks for help!
Avoiding an edit war about alphabetization Music
On the Europop page, I've moved the a-ha link to be in alphabetical order. However, Graf von Tirol later moved it to be above ABBA, which is not how we do it here (How to Alphabetize Things says to ignore punctuation in titles). Can I change it back?
Recreating the old The Pillows page Music
Wanted to create a proper trope page for the band The Pillows, as the old page had no tropes so it was deleted a few years back. Just figured I'd ask because I actually want to properly trope their work as I'm a massive fan of the band.
"Duplicate examples" between album YMMV pages and musical artist Moments pages Music
When I created a Nightmare Fuel page for The Downward Spiral, I removed all of the Moments item examples in its YMMV page due to them already being mentioned (with better detail, on top of that) in the Moments pages of its band Nine Inch Nails. Then Time Lord Victorious came in and re-added the Tear Jerker entry for the song "Hurt" (albeit with an even shorter description) in The Downward Spiral's page.
What I want to ask is, what's the policy on including album-specific examples on both the album's YMMV page and the Moments pages for the artist (when the album doesn't have its own page for the itemnote The Downward Spiral currently doesn't have pages for Moment of Awesome, Funny Moments, Heartwarming Moments and Tear Jerker, just Nightmare Fuel)? And, based on the re-add of the "Hurt" entry, is an edit war at play here?Edited by Inky100
Recreating Music/NielsByeNielson Music
Would it be safe to recreate Niels Bye Nielson .The offending part of the page (it only has one trope; Reclusive Artist) would be very easy to merge into the Bio, and thus would make it safe from deletion again.
Duplicate article? Music
Just noticed that we have two pages for the artist Gackt: Creator.Gackt and Music.Gackt. They both seem to cover the same content (his music).
Problematic troper Music
cryptic-immortal has been editing the Music.Muse page and its subpages recently, and many of their edits... Concern me. For example...
- Here, they added a Drinking Game entry to the YMMV page, even though I'm pretty sure that isn't supposed to be linked there.
- On the WMG page, they seem to be indulging in quite a bit of self-natter, complete with the usual First-Person Writing. They're adding natter to the Headscratchers page, too.
- They also have formatting issues, such as when they attempted to add the aforementioned Drinking Game entry on the main page before moving it to YMMV.
- Finally, they have problems with example context, like here.
I have sent notifers to them.Edited by ChillyBeanBAM
How to make a randomly captialized text not red Music
If I were to type something like He L Lo W, how do I type it without it becoming a red link?
Two questions Music
1. Could a Tear Jerker apply to something really happy (to make you cry tears of joy), or would it be considered Heartwarming?
2. I wrote this recently for the Starstylers page. Has my writing in terms of Awesome Music improved? Just making sure I'm doing this right. Starstylers
How do I move a page? Music
I am trying to move this page I made for Günther so it says that he's a singer instead of confusing it as a tab of the wrestler.Edited by surname4u
How do you properly write something in Awesome Music Music
It seems no matter how hard I try, there's always something wrong when I try to write things in a page's "Awesome Music" tab. Now, I actually do make mistakes in my writing, and I always go back and correct them all. I also keep the Notifiers I receive in mind and have improved since then. But somehow it's still not enough.
I describe each song with as much detail as necessary, I use proper grammar, and I also index everything. What else am I missing?
Here's an example of one of the Awesome Music pages I wrote Afrojack.Edited by surname4u
Nonpoint's page. Music
is it safe to recreate the Musci page for Nonpoint? If not, at least make an exception.
How do I put numbers in a page title? Music
I'm trying to name this page the way it should be labeled. It's supposed to be "2 Brothers on the 4th Floor" but it won't let me say that. So for now it's "Two brothers on the 4th Floor" which looks awkward. I would like to know how I could move this page, and give it it's proper wording.
Here's the page I need help on. https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Music/TwoBrothersOnThe4thFloor
Recreating Ricardo Silva's page Music
Would it be safe to recreate Ricardo Silva's page? The Doblaje Wiki has a long list of his works that could easily be added into it.