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:I always liked the Canon scale, but thought it was outdated. If we're going for it again, we definitely need the <imagemap> idea you're suggesting. Maybe we also need to redefine the scale. -- {{User:Ederchil/sig}} 13:18, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
 
:I always liked the Canon scale, but thought it was outdated. If we're going for it again, we definitely need the <imagemap> idea you're suggesting. Maybe we also need to redefine the scale. -- {{User:Ederchil/sig}} 13:18, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
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::I personally don't like the idea of the clutter at the top of an article (and I agree that the scale is outdated from that respect, although the design is quite nice), but am sort of indifferent to the idea of a canon In any case, ultimately, how do you discuss what is an isn't canon? I imagine if surveyed we'd have different opinions on Celeborn, for example?
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::I know it's naughty, but I tend to just avoid making edits of canonical ambiguity...
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::On a side note, you don't need imagemap; you could do this:
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::[[Image:WAR-ICONS Dale.jpg|45px|link=Men of Dale]][[Image:WAR-ICONS Dwarves.jpg|45px|link=Dwarves]][[Image:WAR-ICONS elves.jpg|45px|link=Elves]][[Image:WAR-ICONS Gondor.png|45px|link=Gondorians]][[Image:WAR-ICONS Harad.jpg|45px|link=Haradrim]][[Image:WAR-ICONS Mordor2.jpg|45px|link=Mordor]][[Image:WAR-ICONS Rohan.png|45px|link=Rohirrim]][[Image:WAR-ICONS Saruman.png|45px|link=Saruman]]
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::(Sorry, is that another of those "tricks" I've been keeping to myself?) --{{User:Mith/sig}} 17:37, 12 September 2010 (UTC)

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I know that this issue has been debated and discussed before (mainly here and here), but it seems that it never really came to a conclusion - or at least what was decided wasn't wholly enforced. At the moment we have a few different ways by which we highlight articles to show that they're not canon: some are simple 'This is not considered canon', on other pages it's the canon scale. I personally liked the Canon scale discussion and the idea to put a scale on each article. I'd like to see a better set of images to use for the canon scale, and with the

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