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Pinball game Edit

Hi! I can explain why I removed those categories, but it's a bit involved so I'll be sending you some links that you can read to get the full explanation.

Since Doctor Who doesn't have a canon, we don't try to define a canon here on this wiki. However, we do choose which stories to count for writing in universe articles. We have certain guidelines for those articles over at Tardis:Valid sources.

Basically, most (if not all) video games fail our guidelines. The pinball game, in particular, violates our guidelines because of this quote from the article: "The player decides before beginning a round of play which of the seven Doctors s/he wants to rescue." This means that gameplay will vary from user to user, so we don't have one specific narrative.

Therefore, this game being what we call "invalid", the regular categories don't go on the page. Please see another example of these categories being removed from another invalid game at [1] where User:CzechOut explains in the edit summary that these categories do not apply.

One other thing, please be sure to sign your name on another user's page when you leave a message. In general, my policy is that I don't answer unsigned posts, but I make exceptions when the user is new. You sign a post by typing ~~~~ after your comments. Thanks! Shambala108 23:07, June 18, 2016 (UTC)

Howard Carter Edit

RingoRoadagain, the fact is Howard Carter has arranged multiple versions of the theme. It would simply be inaccurate to say that there is one definitive Howard Carter theme. There is absolutely nothing stopping the first theme from being used again. As for Murray Gold's themes, I believe they will be categorized in the same way that Delia Delaware's themes are: in the order that they were made.

You might argue that this should also be done with Carter, but my counter-argument for that is the fact that the TV show and Big Finish are very different things. While on TV there is a definite order of theme composers (e.g. Glynn, McCulloch, Gold), in audio the theme changes with the doctor. I think it's far less confusing if we state where the theme originates.

Side Note: Please don't feel offended by this. As User:CzechOut told me a week ago, everyone has had work deleted from the wiki. Everyone makes mistakes... and if you think the person whose mistaken is me then please respond. C o T 19:29, June 27, 2016 (UTC)

OK, by my count there are 6 regular themes:

  • Murray Gold's 1st theme (Series 1)
  • Murray Gold's 2nd theme (Series 2 & 3)
  • Murray Gold's 3rd theme (Series 4)
  • Murray Gold's 4th theme (Series 5, 6, & 1/2 of 7)
  • Murray Gold's 5th theme (Series 7 and a half)
  • Murray Gold's 6th theme (Series 8 & 9)

Does this seem right? We could always just note that Gold composed a one-off theme for the 50th. C o T 16:38, June 28, 2016 (UTC)

First things first, you're right, there is no difference between the themes for Series 1 & 2 + 3. Maybe the word "variation" could be removed from the category title, leading to the less clunky "Stories that use Murray Gold's 1st main theme".
Also in regards to Damaged Goods, if Big Finish were to release another novel adaptation with Chris and Roz as companions, they would probably use the Carter theme again. If this is announced, we would however have to wait until its release to talk about it due to Tardis:Spoiler policy.
Back onto the main topic, I could definitely see myself creating "Stories that use Murray Gold's 1st main theme" sometime in the near future. If you want to, go right ahead. C o T 20:08, June 28, 2016 (UTC)

Videos Edit

Hi! Please note that per Tardis:Video policy only admins are permitted to upload videos to the wiki. Thanks. Shambala108 14:21, July 3, 2016 (UTC)

Renames Edit

Hi, in order to alert all admin about the necessity to rename a page, please use {{rename}}. You can both provide the suggested new name and explain your reasons for the rename using this template. Amorkuz 20:05, December 31, 2017 (UTC)

Rassilon edit Edit

To clarify why I removed that bit from Rassilon, since you couldn't see why it was removed: it was an accident, and you were smart to fix it. Thank you for double-checking! – N8 02:45, March 11, 2018 (UTC)

Pages for translators Edit

Once again, it is not clear why this is of interest to English speakers. In the case of the books you mention, they are published in Japanese. The translators names are also in Japanese, are they not? As I already explained writing Japanese names in Latin alphabet has no discernible use other than to confuse the reader. I am not proposing to delete the images of the covers or not mention the editions. I have serious doubts that the provided English transliterations of the titles make any sense, nor can I verify it. However, like dub actors, translators belong on the wiki of the respective language because their involvement with Doctor Who happens outside of English, which is the language of this wiki. Amorkuz 18:33, June 16, 2019 (UTC)

10,000 Dawns Edit

Hi, since you were involved in the original debate I thought you might be interested in Thread:258247. --Borisashton 20:41, September 28, 2019 (UTC)

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