Opinion time. How do you guys feel about breaking this into two pages with a disambiguation page? --infobroker
- I can go either way. If we start getting more in depth and more appearances from Brian Kinney as the Confessor I can easily see so. But consistency wise, if we do it here do we do it for Jack-in-The-Box, N-Forcer? While the AC populace doesn't know for sure they're different men under the masks, they have strong suspicions...
- The other option, instead of disambiguation pages, while I don't think it applies here or to Jack-in-The-Box even, would be to keep the most well known version as the character page and have a note at the top for a lesser version. I thought about doing this for the Flying Fox, making the Samantha Cronin page stay the Flying Fox, with note at the top to link to the 1940s Flying Fox.
- I don't think we can do it for the N-Forcer simply because we don't know where the divisions are or how many there are.
- I like having the different Jack-in-the-Boxes on one page because their histories inform one another's. The absence of the first Jack in the second's life is intricately tied with the succession of the second to third. It's all one multi-generational story, in a sense, so it's nice to have that whole story in one place. The same isn't really true for the Confessors.
- A related question is whether Altar Boy and the second Confessor should be merged into one page, as Kitkat and Greymalkin are. If yes, then of course his page would be separate from OG Confessor's.
- Re: Having the most well-known version as the character page. Well, that would certainly make writing bracket entries easier, heh. I'm perfectly fine with that method, especially because for most name-sharers, one version is MUCH more prominent than the other. I don't know which method I actually prefer, though.
- --Yiding (talk) 23:24, 20 September 2013 (PDT)
- It was more thinking for the future on the N-Forcer one, as Kurt had talked about the expose on N-Forcer was one of the scripts he was working on or wanted to get to during the hiatus...
- I'm just more on the side of consistency either way and how much/how little info for different characters. Kitkat and Greymalkin would more seem to be the public knowing they were the same individual following JB's guidelines, where they wouldn't know that Altar Boy and the new Confessor are one in the same....Same with the Jailbait to Homegirl switch.
- The Flying Fox would probably be the only one that would work on as she's been featured. The two Hummingbirds and Assemblymen are about equal in appearances and info. And the two Quarrel's are equally well known. Since they've already been made, it's probably easier to keep them as disambiguations.
- --Astrozac (talk) 23:44, 20 September 2013 (PDT)
- Returning the focus to the Confessor, Over the next few days/weeks, unless persuaded otherwise, I will be breaking these into two separate entries. Altar Boy will remain a separate page. Even though Brian Kinney is both characters, they are separate and distinct, especially from the perspective of a new reader visiting this site for more information.
- As for the other characters mentioned, I'm more on the side of what seems and feels right for a character's page(s). That would include the nature of the character changes, the amount of exposure the character has received, and what a typical person coming to this sight would intuitively expect.
- --Infobroker (talk) 06:31, 4 January 2014 (PST)