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I propose that all templates in category:navigation by season be restricted to use on only pages within category:seasons. So aliens and enemies of season 10 should only be allowed on the page season 10.

Putting them on characters' pages goes against the focus of the template — not to mention our general rule that all media be given equal weight. When you go to a page like the Master or Daleks, and are confronted with a list of TV series that runs on for over 1000 px, the obvious visual message is that the televised appearances are especially important to note.

But they're not.

The per-season templates are inherently important on only those pages having to do with seasons. On a character page, the focus should be on story navigation, not seasonal navigation. Hence, something like {{Auton stories}} is what's needed on a character page.

Are there objections to the complete removal of the "enemies of <series>" templates from characters' pages?
czechout    16:13: Mon 19 Nov 2012

Makes sense to me. Shambala108 03:58, November 20, 2012 (UTC)
Similarly I agree / have no objections. --Tangerineduel / talk 04:09, November 23, 2012 (UTC)
Sounds like a plan. OS25 (talk to me, baby.) 22:56, November 23, 2012 (UTC)


With that swift and uncontroversial round of agreement, the thread was left open for another week after OttselSpy25's comments before the new forums were launched and this entire forum was archived. Hearing no other objection from 19 November 2012 until 1 December 2012, the proposal was implemented on 3 December 2012. These templates may not be placed on any page outside of category:Seasons.
czechout    07:29: Tue 04 Dec 2012