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I propose this page for deletion firstly because it redirects to an achievement that formerly went by this name. Secondly, I could change the redirect to the new achievement that goes by this name, but the only difference is capitalisation. It would read "redirected from Changing of the guard," which is silly as a lowercase search would automatically redirect here without the need for a separate page.
 
I propose this page for deletion firstly because it redirects to an achievement that formerly went by this name. Secondly, I could change the redirect to the new achievement that goes by this name, but the only difference is capitalisation. It would read "redirected from Changing of the guard," which is silly as a lowercase search would automatically redirect here without the need for a separate page.
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'''Redirect''' - I wanted to note that if you'd type in the URL directly then it would not redirect automatically without having a redirect and would result in a page saying that it doesn't exist. {{Signatures/Salix of Prifddinas}} 00:41, 28 July 2020 (UTC)
 
'''Redirect''' - I wanted to note that if you'd type in the URL directly then it would not redirect automatically without having a redirect and would result in a page saying that it doesn't exist. {{Signatures/Salix of Prifddinas}} 00:41, 28 July 2020 (UTC)
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'''Closed''' - The page will be redirected [[User:Ciphrius Kane|Ciphrius Kane]] ([[User talk:Ciphrius Kane|talk]]) 16:41, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
   
 
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The following discussion is an archived debate of the proposed deletion of the article below. Please do not modify it. The result was {{{1}}}.

Changing of the guard[edit source]

I propose this page for deletion firstly because it redirects to an achievement that formerly went by this name. Secondly, I could change the redirect to the new achievement that goes by this name, but the only difference is capitalisation. It would read "redirected from Changing of the guard," which is silly as a lowercase search would automatically redirect here without the need for a separate page.

Delete - As nominator. Armadyl the GoodAnastasious, Feal to Armadyl (Talk)Armadyl the True 02:44, 2 July 2020 (UTC)

Redirect or Delete - First off, I agree that this shouldn't point to the old achievement, but to the achievement of the same name. However the wiki is case sensitive. A lowercase search for "changing of the guard" will do an implied redirect to [Changing of the guard] (Wiki will automatically capitalize the first letter, and only the first letter). But if we delete that page as proposed, that's where the redirect flow ends. Instead, we need that explicit redirect to get us to the actual article at [Changing of the Guard]. Theta Zero 03:01, 2 July 2020 (UTC)

Ok, thanks for that. So it won't show up "redirected from Changing of the guard" at the top? Because for example if I look up "home away from home," wiki will take me to Home Away From Home, without any messy note at the top saying "redirected from". I figured that a deletion would resolve this Armadyl the GoodAnastasious, Feal to Armadyl (Talk)Armadyl the True 03:31, 3 July 2020 (UTC)
Interesting example. I looked into it further at case sensitivity and it seems like you're correct here, and Wikimedia will do an auto redirect if a specific redirect isn't found. However, it also notes that the auto redirect function may not be best practice. I am still in favor of a redirect, but no longer oppose deletion as an alternative. Theta Zero 03:46, 3 July 2020 (UTC)

Redirect - I wanted to note that if you'd type in the URL directly then it would not redirect automatically without having a redirect and would result in a page saying that it doesn't exist. Farming-icon.png Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) Prifddinas lodestone icon.png 00:41, 28 July 2020 (UTC)

Closed - The page will be redirected Ciphrius Kane (talk) 16:41, 4 August 2020 (UTC)


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