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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)
 
::(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 agree, I don't like to see big 'This page is not canon' boxes, or even the scale cluttering up the top of a page. A three state scale should be sufficient:
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# Canon
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# Unknown canonicity
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# Non-canon
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Instead of a large box we could have a simple image that floats in the top right hand of the page. Perhaps just a small fancy image denoting unknown canonicity and non-canon (Canon articles needn't have an image)? --{{User:KingAragorn/sig}} 15:49, 14 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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