Incarnations of the Child Edit

Given that there is (as yet) no definite point where we can say this being stops being "the Timeless Child" and starts being "The Doctor", I believe it makes sense to make pages for individual incarnations of the Child. Of course this page should remain for the general concept; but, for instance, for the child we've seen in flashbacks throughout the series, Timeless Child (Spyfall) might make sense. CoT ? 21:32, March 1, 2020 (UTC)

Since we know nothing about them, would it not make more sense to group them together like The Doctor (The Brain of Morbius)? So like The Doctor (The Timeless Children).--TheOneTrueJack 21:45, March 1, 2020 (UTC)

I agree with OneTrueJack that we should group them. But I think we should keep the name as is: "the timeless child" is the name given to these incarnations during the episodes and is currently still how they are the most commonly known. (T:CHAR NAMES).RingoRoadagain 01:29, March 2, 2020 (UTC)
This page should stay as the only page for the Timeless Child as making more is just all the more confusing given that they only appear in 1-second glimpses apart from the dark-skinned little girl from the visions and the dark-skinned young boy that was recruited to the Division, and "The Doctor (The Timeless Children)" is not ideal either as they are not "the Doctor" yet. This one page is enough. However I'd suggest a template like "Docpic" that shifts between various images, showing each incarnation of the Timeless Child. --DCLM 12:53, March 3, 2020 (UTC)

Merging Edit

Shouldn't this just be put into the Doctor's page? The Doctor and the Timeless Child are the same person, after all. Never Forget The Day The 456 Arrived 15:02, March 2, 2020 (UTC)

That’s pretty confusing though, and would mean that we’d also have to merge the Morbius Doctors too. I think we should keep the Morbius Doctors and the Timeless Child incarnations in their separate pages (grouped between the two) and have them listed as alternative version of the Doctor in each Doctor’s infobox (similar to the Curator and Meta-Crisis). Icyneo1 15:32, March 2, 2020 (UTC)
Yeah — it’s useful to have a separate page for them in the same way that we have a separate page for The Other, despite the numerous sources that suggest the Doctor and the Other are the same person. – N8 (/👁️) 15:34, March 2, 2020 (UTC)
This case is exactly the same with Jo Martin's Doctor, Contents Doctor and so many other pages containing "the Doctor", which are essentially the main "The Doctor". --DCLM 12:59, March 3, 2020 (UTC)
And indeed, we don't simply merge the Second Doctor's page into the page for the Doctor.
× SOTO (//) 19:42, March 3, 2020 (UTC)

Infobox Edit

Should the contents of this page's infobox be added to The Doctor? DarkerBit 12:47, March 3, 2020 (UTC)

This has already been discussed heavily, and the conclusion was no, because the Timeless Child essentially is another stage of their life LONG before they became the Doctor. --DCLM 12:55, March 3, 2020 (UTC)
Sorry to reopen this discussion, but I definitely think the "Timeless Child" should be put into the "more ambiguous" section of the Doctor infobox. The Fugitive Doctors and the Morbius Doctors should also be placed in the ambiguous section. Xx-connor-xX 19:19, March 29, 2020 (UTC)
This and more is being discussed even now on the forum thread, by all means head over to that. --Scrooge MacDuck 19:25, March 29, 2020 (UTC)
Ok, I have no clue as to what this discussion is about, but wiki policy is that any kind of "ambiguous" information, as User:Xx-connor-xX describes it, does not go in the infobox. Shambala108 21:15, March 29, 2020 (UTC)
Then why is there literally a section for "more ambiguous" incarnations like the Watcher and the Valeyard? Xx-connor-xX 21:17, March 29, 2020 (UTC)
Yeah, Shambala, Xx-connor-xX was referring to the "More ambiguous" section of Template:Doctors, not to the information as such being ambiguous. --Scrooge MacDuck 21:25, March 29, 2020 (UTC)
See, now I'm even more confused. Are we discussing templates, or infoboxes? Because there is a major difference. Shambala108 21:29, March 29, 2020 (UTC)
Template, sorry. I just said infobox as it was what the previous person said. I've found the discussion now, thanks. Xx-connor-xX 21:30, March 29, 2020 (UTC)

Shifting infobox image Edit

I was wondering whether we should have a template show up in the infobox that shifts the image between all the seven incarnations that we see, the same way that we have "Docpic" on the page for the Doctor, showing all the different incarnations from Hartnell to (currently) Whittaker? --DCLM 08:47, March 6, 2020 (UTC)

The first thing required would be specially uploaded images for each, at exactly 400 x 225 px.
× SOTO (//) 10:55, March 6, 2020 (UTC)

Here's the best I can do. Maybe someone can do better, but I fear some are a write-off because they only appear briefly in the shot at one angle. I think the last incarnation is seen later on, so there may be a better shot of him. --TheOneTrueJack 01:07, March 7, 2020 (UTC)

Aside from all our other images rules, images uploaded to the wiki must have the proper license. The images in the gallery here have been deleted for having no license, and incidentally they would need to be more clearly named if they get re-uploaded. Shambala108 05:01, March 7, 2020 (UTC)

Confused information Edit

I believe it makes hard to make pages for individual incarnations of the Child.

Of course this page should remain for the general concept;

for instance, for the child we've seen in flashbacks throughout the series,

TheDaleks100 13:12, March 6, 2020 (UTC)TheDaleks100TheDaleks100 13:12, March 6, 2020 (UTC)

Pictures of the others Edit

The experimentation sequence is up on YouTube now. Would screencaps from that work as pictures for the other incarnations seen in said episode? Meganerd18 07:53, April 1, 2020 (UTC)

The Foundling Edit

Under aliases or something, could "the Foundling" also be one? I know it was more a descriptor, but it seemed to be used as a name for the Child in the same vein as other Time Lord title-names. Spitballing again, mostly. Meganerd18 08:43, July 26, 2020 (UTC)

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