This has been bothering me for a while. Can we please get rid of the little numbers next to characters in the tables of each chapter/episode? The way we use chapter notes has rendered them obsolete, and quite frankly I think they just look tacky. They're also vague and sometimes even grammatically incorrect. It's appearance, not apparition. Unless the character is a ghost, apparition has no business being there. Or a new member of what? Never specifies. Jean Bart doesn't have a number by his name when he joined the Heart Pirates. They serve no purpose now other than redundancy. Let's can this relic.19:01, September 18, 2015 (UTC)
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We make note of everything already in the previous section. I don't see why first appearance should be an exception. 19:13, September 18, 2015 (UTC)
Do what you think is the best of your judgement. I really never saw the point of these numbers.
I say go for it.15:40, September 19, 2015 (UTC)
We can have an asterisk or something for first appearance, but we don't need anything else.05:12, September 20, 2015 (UTC)
We don't even need an asterisk.05:24, September 20, 2015 (UTC)
Well, some mention of a first appearance. Or maybe in the trivia or something, if it can't be in the character tables. But I wouldn't be against leaving it out altogether either.05:29, September 20, 2015 (UTC)
We usually do anyway. It's what we did with Barto and Cabbage.05:31, September 20, 2015 (UTC)
First Appearance is noted on character pages already, so it exists already in some form on the wiki. Let's get rid of this shit. Talk | 05:30, September 22, 2015 (UTC)
Majority says rid of all the numbers and asterisks. But some say they want a "first appearance". Why not just underline/change font color/bold/italics any first timers?05:42, September 22, 2015 (UTC)
Remove all those signs seriously.16:35, September 24, 2015 (UTC)
If we use colour coding instead of numbers to denote the first appearance or introduction of a character I'm all for it. Perhaps Yatanogarasu's idea merits some consideration too. MasterDeva (talk) 19:05, September 29, 2015 (UTC)
Colors would look weird with links. I like the idea of italicized for first appearance. Talk | 14:16, October 2, 2015 (UTC)
I agree woth JSD, colors would look bad but italics sounds like a plan.10:37, October 3, 2015 (UTC)
Let's not forget about first introduction too. Characters that were revealed in flashbacks but haven't appeared in the main story yet fall under this. For "first introduction" then, would we use underlined text? MasterDeva (talk) 11:17, October 3, 2015 (UTC)