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Should we redirect this to Morgoth? --Narfil Palùrfalas 17:08, 17 April 2007 (EDT)

[edit] Merge

Hi!

Why do we not merge this article with the article about Morgoth? Ârzan 13:20, 5 July 2008 (EDT)

Well, it's over a year since Narfil proposed it, but I'm not sure what the main article should be. This, or Morgoth?. -- Ederchil 13:22, 5 July 2008 (EDT)


I think that this could be the main article. Because Melkor is his real name. And any search on Morgoth or Morgoth Bauglir could be redirected here. What do you think about that? Ârzan 16:38, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

[edit] Merge with Morgoth

+1 -- KingAragorn  talk  contribs  edits  email  21:34, 21 June 2011 (UTC)

+1--Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 22:14, 21 June 2011 (UTC)
+1 — Mithrennaith 02:58, 22 June 2011 (UTC)
-1: I think it should deal with etymology. --Amroth 14:23, 22 June 2011 (UTC)
I don't understand this?! The purpose of an encyclopaedia - the whole point in its existence - is to collect a lot of information in one place for the purposes of education. The whole point of a wiki is to make it easy for editors to do this, which is exactly why we have the redirect function.
The Etymology section of Morgoth can cover alternative names, and probably more usefully so as we can compare the different names, --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 22:25, 22 June 2011 (UTC)
I think these articles should be about the etymology/when the name was used/the evolution of the name/and other linguistic things. This probally doesn't count for all articles, but it does if it is aslong as Aragorn's name since that could clutter up the article. --Amroth 11:46, 23 June 2011 (UTC)
Putting in lots of information on more than one name doesn't count as clutter in my opinion: that's thoroughness. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 19:07, 23 June 2011 (UTC)
Spreading information across multiple articles is clutter and a recipe for confusion for our readers. -- KingAragorn  talk  contribs  edits  email  22:21, 23 June 2011 (UTC)