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== The Oxford Comma ==
 
== The Oxford Comma ==
 
Generally, I'm a fan of the Oxford comma (or serial comma) because it neatly ties off lists and keeps the sentence clear. Though I understand it is not always necessary for clarity, what is the TG style recommendation for it? Use it only for clarity or do not use it at all? I have noticed several micro-edits going through that are doing nothing but removing Oxford commas or just moving commas around, seemingly incorrectly, based on that editor's preference, and I was not sure how to proceed. Since I do not want to appear to be edit warring, I wanted to ask an admin first. --[[User:Elf-esteem|Elf-esteem]] 01:27, 23 March 2016 (UTC)
 
Generally, I'm a fan of the Oxford comma (or serial comma) because it neatly ties off lists and keeps the sentence clear. Though I understand it is not always necessary for clarity, what is the TG style recommendation for it? Use it only for clarity or do not use it at all? I have noticed several micro-edits going through that are doing nothing but removing Oxford commas or just moving commas around, seemingly incorrectly, based on that editor's preference, and I was not sure how to proceed. Since I do not want to appear to be edit warring, I wanted to ask an admin first. --[[User:Elf-esteem|Elf-esteem]] 01:27, 23 March 2016 (UTC)
 
:I don't think we've ever discussed the issue. What you could do is to bring it up for discussion at the [[Tolkien Gateway talk:Manual of Style]]. As a non-native English speaker it's hard for me to provide a suggestion in this case (although I personally favour the Oxford comma in English).--[[User:Morgan|Morgan]] 08:19, 23 March 2016 (UTC)
 
 
== "Intimidating/abusive behavior"? ==
 
 
Since when was politely requesting another user to correct their own spelling mistakes--on a side-note, no less--considered intimidating or abusive? And then immediately blocking me without any sort of forewarning? Just how is that fair?[[Special:Contributions/70.92.179.85|70.92.179.85]] 23:51, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
 
 
:Why would it be relevant to ask someone to correct a spelling mistake when arguing on a talk page? I found your strategy to be a clear example of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Master_suppression_techniques#Ridicule ridiculing another's argument]. If you had been registered as a user you would just have gotten a warning on your talk page, rather than a 3 days ban.--[[User:Morgan|Morgan]] 10:07, 31 December 2016 (UTC)
 
 
::"Ridiculing another's argument"? That had nothing to do with the argument. The spelling was a different thing, entirely. And I still haven't gotten an explanation for why "Scourge of the Dragons" is any more "derivative" than "War of the Dwarves and Dragons". [[Special:Contributions/70.92.179.85|70.92.179.85]] 12:23, 31 December 2016 (UTC)
 
 
== Battle of Fornost and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ==
 
 
Hello.I would like to ask you something.Could the words of  Galadriel in the White Council scene in the [[The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey|First Hobbit film]]<<when Angmar fell>> be considered as an indirect mention to the Battle of Fornost and its aftermath? Do you think the edits that I did on that page ([[Battle of Fornost]])are correct or not?{{unsignedanon|2.86.255.128}}
 

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