Talk:Canon Divergence AU (The Hobbit)

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This page has good content, but the title confused me a bit because it looks like it's disambiguating a specific fanwork. I think it might be clearer to call this "Canon Divergence AUs & The Hobbit" or "Canon Divergence AUs in The Hobbit Fandom", or something along those lines. Anyone have thoughts? –GoldenFalls (talk) 01:25, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

This is a format used on lots of pages that I've seen. I'm sorry it confused you! If you want to change all trope pages to not use this format anymore, I would suggest making a higher-level query about setting up some sort of guideline for what format people would prefer for fandom-specific trope pages, rather than hitting one page at a time. (For clarification, iirc I was told to use this format a while ago after a discussion on another page. Possibly in Merlin or Hobbit fandom? Not sure, memory is murky, sorry.) -the old briar pipe (talk) 02:36, 13 November 2019 (UTC)
Is this the page you're thinking of? Role Reversal (Merlin) I looked through the tropes category and it was the only page created by someone else which used a fandom disambig in the same way (The Game (Professionals trope) is close but I think it's using it more to disambig "The Game" as a trope as opposed to anything else because it's not the established name of a multi-fandom trope like Role Reversal). Of course, I also didn't find any pages using the type of naming scheme I brought up lol. I was basing my naming scheme kind of off pages like Archive of Our Own & Hits which I feel like translates better to the "talking about a broader concept in relation to a specific group/their take on that concept" than the general purpose fandom disambig in parenthesis, but I see there is a bit of momentum for using the latter! If I wanted to bring potentially switching these pages to the former, do you know is there a place to raise the discussion or should I just email the Gardeners and ask them about it? –GoldenFalls (talk) 03:34, 13 November 2019 (UTC)
I'm not sure where the best place would be. Maybe you could ask in chat where the right spot for a high-level formatting standard request is? -the old briar pipe (talk) 07:33, 13 November 2019 (UTC)