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Hello all!

Yatanogarasu asked me to use the bot to rename a few categories for consistency. I noticed that there were a lot of inconsistencies, so I proposed to make a list. Here it is!

You're invited to check for mistakes or omissions in the first three tables; the fourth contains suggestions that need further discussion.

I won't proceed with the renaming until several days, as I'll be offline most of the time this week. Till then, please do not create the new categories (red links) below! This wouldn't help, since it'd only add more "special cases" that I'd have to treat separately.


Current Name New Name Already Created?
Category:4Kids Edits images Category:4Kids Edits Images
Category:Action images Category:Action Images
Category:Album covers Category:Album Covers
Category:Animal images Category:Animal Images
Category:Anime industry Category:Anime Industry
Category:Arc images Category:Arc Images
Category:Bounty images Category:Bounty Images
Category:Chapter stubs Category:Chapter Stubs
Category:Character stubs Category:Character Stubs
Category:Characters box images Category:Characters Box Images
Category:Characters box manga images Category:Characters Box Manga Images
Category:Characters by gender Category:Characters by Gender
Category:Characters by location Category:Characters by Location
Category:Characters images Category:Characters Images
Category:Characters with special status Category:Characters with Special Status
Category:Citation needed Category:Citation Needed
Category:Cover Story images Category:Cover Story Images
Category:Cover images Category:Cover Images
Category:Cover plot images Category:Cover Plot Images
Category:DVD covers Category:DVD Covers
Category:Devil Fruit images Category:Devil Fruit Images
Category:Duplicate files Category:Duplicate Files
Category:Episode images Category:Episode Images
Category:Fighting Style box templates Category:Fighting Style Box Templates
[[:Category:Figurine images]] Category:Figurine Images
[[:Category:Game images]] Category:Game Images
[[:Category:Game stubs]] Category:Game Stubs
[[:Category:Haki users]] Category:Haki Users yes
[[:Category:Image wiki templates]] Category:Image Wiki Templates
[[:Category:Images used only at Talk pages]] Category:Images Used only at Talk Pages
[[:Category:In-Game images]] Category:In-Game Images
[[:Category:Information images]] Category:Information Images
[[:Category:Island box templates]] [[:Category:Island Box Templates]]
[[:Category:Jolly Roger images]] Category:Jolly Roger Images
[[:Category:Location images]] Category:Location Images
[[:Category:Location stubs]] Category:Location Stubs
[[:Category:Logia Devil Fruit users]] Category:Logia Devil Fruit Users yes
[[:Category:Mantra users]] [[:Category:Mantra Users]]
[[:Category:Merchandise images]] Category:Merchandise Images
[[:Category:Merchandise stubs]] Category:Merchandise Stubs
[[:Category:Mini-arcs Templates]] [[:Category:Mini-Arcs Templates]]
[[:Category:Mugiwara Theatre images]] Category:Mugiwara Theatre Images
[[:Category:Music stubs]] Category:Music Stubs
[[:Category:Musicians (real-world)]] [[:Category:Musicians (Real-World)]]
[[:Category:One Piece World images]] Category:One Piece World Images
[[:Category:One Piece featurettes]] Category:One Piece Featurettes
[[:Category:One Piece movies]] Category:One Piece Movies
[[:Category:One Piece story arcs]] Category:One Piece Story Arcs
[[:Category:Pages images]] Category:Pages Images
[[:Category:Paramecia Devil Fruit users]] Category:Paramecia Devil Fruit Users yes
[[:Category:Personality images]] Category:Personality Images
[[:Category:Pirate Navibox templates]] Category:Pirate Navibox Templates
[[:Category:Plants images]] Category:Plants Images
[[:Category:Plot images]] Category:Plot Images
[[:Category:Polearm wielders]] Category:Polearm Wielders
[[:Category:Real-world articles]] Category:Real-World Articles
[[:Category:Rokushiki users]] Category:Rokushiki Users
[[:Category:SBS characters]] Category:SBS Characters
[[:Category:SBS images]] Category:SBS Images
[[:Category:Ship stubs]] Category:Ship Stubs
[[:Category:Stickied threads]] Category:Stickied Threads
[[:Category:Stub templates]] Category:Stub Templates
[[:Category:Three great powers]] Category:Three Great Powers
[[:Category:Users to be Banned]] Category:Users to Be Banned
[[:Category:Voice Actors stubs]] [[:Category:Voice Actors Stubs]]
[[:Category:Weapon box Templates]] [[:Category:Weapon Box Templates]]
[[:Category:Weapons images]] Category:Weapons Images
[[:Category:Zoan Devil Fruit users]] Category:Zoan Devil Fruit Users yes
[[:Category:Zombie images]] Category:Zombie Images


Current Name New Name
[[:Category:Amputee]] [[:Category:Amputees]]
[[:Category:Animal]] Category:Animals
[[:Category:Bartender]] Category:Bartenders
[[:Category:Color spread]] Category:Color Spreads
[[:Category:Cover Story]] Category:Cover Stories
[[:Category:Devil Fruit]] Category:Devil Fruits
[[:Category:Featured Article]] Category:Featured Articles
[[:Category:Fishman Karate user]] Category:Fishman Karate Users
[[:Category:Human]] Category:Humans
[[:Category:Incident]] Category:Incidents
[[:Category:List]] Category:Lists
[[:Category:Marine Rear Admiral]] Category:Marine Rear Admirals
[[:Category:Mercenary]] Category:Mercenaries
[[:Category:Musician]] Category:Musicians
[[:Category:Natural Disaster]] [[:Category:Natural Disasters]]
[[:Category:Navigator]] Category:Navigators
[[:Category:Noble]] Category:Nobles
[[:Category:Race]] [[:Category:Races]]
[[:Category:SBS header]] Category:SBS Headers
[[:Category:Sea Train]] Category:Sea Trains
[[:Category:Stub]] Category:Stubs
[[:Category:TV channel]] [[:Category:TV channels]]
[[:Category:World Noble]] Category:World Nobles
[[:Category:Zombie]] Category:Zombies


Other mistake corrections or inconsistency cleanups.

Current Name New Name
[[:Category:Achino Family]] Category:Accino Family
[[:Category:Characters by abilities]] Category:Characters by Ability
[[:Category:Conjectural titled articles]] Category:Conjecturally-Titled Articles
[[:Category:Distinctive sign]] [[:Category:Characters by Distinctive Sign]]
[[:Category:Marines Locations]] Category:Marine Locations
[[:Category:Marines Organizations]] Category:Marine Organizations
[[:Category:Marines Ships]] Category:Marine Ships
[[:Category:Marines Technology]] Category:Marine Technology
[[:Category:Marines Templates]] [[:Category:Marine Templates]]
[[:Category:One-shots Characters]] Category:One-Shot Characters
[[:Category:One Shots]] Category:One-Shots
[[:Category:Real Life Person Images]] Category:Real-Life Person Images
[[:Category:Site problem stickied threads]] Category:Site Problems Stickied Threads
Category:Straw Hat Pirates [[:Category:Strawhat Pirates]]
[[:Category:Super-Human Speed users]] [[:Category:Superhuman Speed Users]]
[[:Category:Super-Human Strength users]] [[:Category:Superhuman Strength Users]]
[[:Category:Will of D]] Category:Will of D.


The following are peculiar cases, some need further discussion, some are requests, and some are not processable by PX-Bot, but are given here for the sake of exhaustivity.

Current Name New Name Comments
Category:Blog posts :Category:Blog Posts I can't do that myself.
Category:Cover Page no change No need to use plural here, since it contains articles related to cover pages, not only cover pages.
[[:Category:Male]] [[:Category:Males]] Don't know here, male can be used as an adjective, but it seems a little inconsistent. Maybe "Male Characters"?
[[:Category:Female]] [[:Category:Females]] Ditto.
[[:Category:Chapter navig Templates]] [[:Category:Chapter Navigation Templates]] Or "Navibox"? Even if it's not exactly the same kind of navibox...
Category:Cover Story Introduction [[:Category:Characters Introduced in a Cover Story]] For consistency.
Category:Disambiguation [[:Category:Disambiguation Pages]] Clearer.
[[:Category:Episode Navig Templates]] [[:Category:Episode Navigation Templates]] See "Chapter Navig Templates".
Category:Flashback Introduction [[:Category:Characters Introduced in a Flashback]] For consistency.
[[:Category:Hidden categories]] Category:Hidden Categories Can't do it myself, it's a peculiar case here, we'll see it later.
Category:Kuja [[:Category:Kujas}}}} Not sure here. What is currently in use? What should be used?
[[:Category:One Piece media]] [[:Category:One Piece Wiki Files]] Requested by YazzyDream.
[[:Category:Red-Haired Pirates]] [[:Category:Red-Hair Pirates]] For consistency.
[[:Category:Sketch images]] Category:Concept Art Requested by YazzyDream.
[[:Category:Straw Hat and animals]] [[:Category:"Straw Hats and Animals" Cover Images]] Clearer.
Category:Where are they now [[:Category:"Where Are They Now" Cover Images]] Clearer.
Category:Wotan [[:Category:Wotans]] See Kuja.

Other related remarks:

  • While I'm at it, I think it would be a good idea to rename forum categories (just adding "forum" at the end, actually). This would notably allow to make a clear distinction between the candidates for deletion and the discussions about them.
  • Some categories use "real-life", other "real-world". Shouldn't we choose?
  • Shouldn't the Giant Pirate Warrior Band be renamed Giant Pirate Warrior Crew?


I have some proposal as well:

  • One Piece Media -> System Images (YazzyDream proposed One Piece Wiki Files)
  • Candidates for Deletion -> Candidates for Deletion Forums (I've seen a comment on this above).
    • Candidates for deletion -> Candidates for Deletion (consequentially)
  • Image Wiki Templates -> Copyright Templates? (not sure about this)

leviathan_89 20:35, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

No to all changes to plural. It was originally changed with absolutely NO discussion before. Luffy is a human not a humans. SeaTerror 21:21, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

I already answered to this on your talk page.
It has been changed because it was inconsistent: some categories were in the singular, and a lot more were in the plural, so it just seemed logical to go all-plural. As for "it has always been like this": don't know if there had been a decision, but then, it has always been inconsistent, since some categories (such as Category:Pirates and the crew members categories) have always been in the plural according to the history.
I don't really get what is gramatically incorrect. It is stated "Categories: Humans, Mayors, East Blue Characters", which means he's in those categories, where's the problem? (I removed the "Male" category since it is a special case.)
Anyway, if you think singular-named categories are better, this can be changed the other way round. But I believe it's difficult to find a singular name for some categories.
sff9 (talk) 21:30, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

Then you made it be grammatically incorrect by adding plurals. If you seriously don't see how that is grammatically incorrect then I don't know what to say. A person is a human not a humans. SeaTerror 00:21, May 10, 2011 (UTC)

But it's not stated that Luffy is a "humans". It's stated that he's in the category of humans. The two conventions are legit [1]. sff9 (talk) 08:06, May 10, 2011 (UTC)

By having it on the page it is saying he is a "humans" The only way it would be actual proper grammar would be if Luffy and other humans were in an article called humans. SeaTerror 20:47, May 10, 2011 (UTC)

"By having it on the page it is saying he is a "humans"" → That is not true. You don't have to see it that way. Unless I miss something, all it says is that he's in the "Humans" category. sff9 (talk) 21:00, May 10, 2011 (UTC)
Many of the links on the 2nd column do not exist(just telling ya .)Roranoa zoro [Talk] 08:45,5/11/2011
That's normal, some categories have been deleted since then, and I haven't proceeded with the last section yet (some rows are just proposals or questions). sff9 (talk) 09:05, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
Both mayor and mayors are correct. Having the category labeled Mayors does not mean that he is a Mayors , it simply means that the category is named Mayors, as it contains more than one mayor. Edit wars aren't helping either case, we must simply decide which category name we'd like to use, which like I said, is personal preference. --Panda 16:31, May 16, 2011 (UTC)

I also propose [[:Category:Useful Templates]] --> Category:General Templates. And I recently created the categories Category:Template Documentation and Category:Templates Without Documentation, so if you want rename them, let me know. Now I can easily manually change them since there are a few elements. leviathan_89 22:50, 11 June, 2011 (UTC)

I'll take care of this one,if the admins agree.Roranoa zoro [Talk] 14:29,6/13/2011
Shall I do it?..may bot's too hungry!Roranoa zoro [Talk] 13:52,6/16/2011
You're talking about "Useful Templates →General Templates", right? Yeah, I think you can go on. sff9 13:53, June 16, 2011
Yeah!..<crack knuckles> time to get started:)Roranoa zoro [Talk] 13:56,6/16/2011
Done(except for 8 pages,wonder why...)Roranoa zoro [Talk] 14:09,6/16/2011

I was wondering... no news on this topic? leviathan_89 14:27, 30 June, 2011 (UTC)

I'm wondering as well, Sff, your bot has some work left to do and I've seen that some still need to be discussed, so can we begin the discussion?   リ チ ャ ー ド   Strong Fist «ℑ» «ℜ» «✩» «☯» Mornin'! ™11:20 26/Aug/2011 (UTC) 

Discussion is welcome! I just can't tell when I'll be able to process with the changes. I'm very busy these times. sff9 18:51, August 26, 2011
I think we need a poll to decide some things, but first of all I'd want this discussion to open, the special cases, I agree with them all to be changed, does anyone have a problem with them?  リ チ ャ ー ド   Strong Fist «ℑ» «ℜ» «✩» «☯» Mornin'! ™20:53 27/Aug/2011 (UTC) 

"Category:Characters Introduced in a Cover Story

Category:Characters Introduced in a Flashback

Those would be too damn long. Also I still say it should be changed back to mayor and human. SeaTerror 10:00, August 28, 2011 (UTC)

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