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Welcome to Morgan's talk page.


I would like to be discussed something generally.Read here.

A question

How many edits do i need to become autoconfirmed?--LordAndSaviourSauron 18:20, 20 February 2017 (UTC)

A question for User:Hyarion or User:Mith! :-) --Morgan 18:48, 20 February 2017 (UTC)
50, I think. It used be 10, but people were making spurious edits just to get to 10 edits. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 08:44, 26 February 2017 (UTC)
Ok--LordAndSaviourSauron 04:39, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Orc names

User:LordAndSaviourSauron/Orc names[former link] I tried to figure out what the names of the orcs mean, and i apparently manage to figure out some. My question is, is it safe to add the etymologies in the articles? thank you--LordAndSaviourSauron 08:40, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

Meaning and etymologies of names in the legendarium (such as names of Orcs) should only be explained by references to Tolkien's works and/or linguistic sources by Tolkien scholars. The page on David Salo's blog is neither of these (it's a list of Orcish in The Hobbit films), and the information can therefore not be added to etymology sections in articles at Tolkien Gateway. Feel free, however, to work on the list on your personal page, as you already have done. Just let me know if you have further questions!--Morgan 10:06, 12 April 2017 (UTC)
I was mainly asking to add them on the pages of the orcs which appear only in the movies, but whatever--LordAndSaviourSauron 12:04, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

PE22 citation template

Hello there; would it be possible to create a citation template for Parma Eldalamberon 22? Template:PE says to comment here, and the templates only run through PE21. My suggestions:

PE|22 = J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Feanorian Alphabet, Part I and Quenya Verb Structure", in Parma Eldalamberon XXII (edited by Christopher Gilson and Arden R. Smith)

If you felt like doing subdivisions (which could be possible for some of the other PEs too), these would work:

22a = J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Feanorian Alphabet, Part I", in Parma Eldalamberon XXII (edited by Arden R. Smith)
22b = J.R.R. Tolkien, "Qenya Spelling", in Parma Eldalamberon XXII (edited by Christopher Gilson and Arden R. Smith)
22c = J.R.R. Tolkien, "Quenya Verb Structure", in Parma Eldalamberon XXII (edited by Christopher Gilson)
Unweg 04:40, 17 April 2017 (UTC)

Based on the above, the articles ANA and ant have refs which will need checking. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 06:44, 17 April 2017 (UTC)
Thanks, Unweg — I've added your suggestions to the template — and Mith. Unweg: if you feel confident about editing template pages, feel free to add subdivisions (or any other changes) yourself. The note about commenting on my talk page is mostly for users not knowing how to edit templates.--Morgan 12:37, 17 April 2017 (UTC)
Thanks to both of you; I will do just that. Unweg 03:55, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

Obscure location


I am working on this thing. Since there is a category for "Characters of unknown race", do you think that it would be useful to create a category for "Locations not appearing on maps" or "Locations appearing only on maps"? Sage 14:03, 6 November 2017 (UTC)

PS: whether you agree or not, feel free to make additions to that page. Sage 14:08, 6 November 2017 (UTC)
Hello Sage!
Indeed, I think it would be useful. At the time you first created the list, I wrote this (which perhaps you missed).--Morgan 18:56, 6 November 2017 (UTC)


Hi Morgan, should {{DEFAULTSORT}} be placed on redirect pages for Elvish terms? I created the page "Etyañgoldi" (meaning "Exiled Noldor") as a redirect to Exile of the Noldor, and I wasn't sure if I should add {{DEFAULTSORT:Etyangoldi}} to it. Thanks! Protospace 00:52, 25 March 2018 (UTC)

Hi! I usually add a defaultsort for such spellings, especially if I also add a category to the redirect page.--Morgan 21:37, 25 March 2018 (UTC)

Middle-earτh Shadow of War

Hello.Can you upload at least one image related to the videogame Middle-earth Shadow of War?I don't have the ability to upload images on Tolkien Gateway but you do.


I saw on your collection that you have almost all the MERP modules. Mith has been bugging me by claiming that MERP modules are not an adaption and reverted at least one of my edits where I added MERP modules that contain information related to a page in TG and a short summary of what is in that module in the Other versions of the legendarium section. MERP has interesting information and if films and Computer games are usually permitted as adaptions in TG pages, then MERP should be permitted too. I could use some backup before re-reverting edits and explaining why MERP is an adaption and merits a link on TG pages. --Akhorahil 19:42, 10 November 2020 (UTC)

Could you point to a discussion of the issue, or to the page where it was reverted, so I can have a look? --Morgan 19:15, 19 November 2020 (UTC)