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Re: New section
Thanks for the concern. The reason I made the changes I did is because articles should not read "still alive". In this context, there is no such thing as the "present"; that is, saying a character is "still alive" implies to most readers that he is alive as of December 6, 2018, which isn't quite accurate. Now, we know what it means, but the idea is for fans less familiar with the lore not to be confused or have a less accurate view of the lore. For example, Olwë may have never actually died, but we really don't know one way or the other. He could have drowned or been killed in some conflict Tolkien didn't describe. We just don't know. I changed death to "unknown" on those articles for that reason. To me, that implies we simply don't know if or when that character died. If you believe people are going to read that incorrectly, though, it may be better to just leave the death field blank, or perhaps put "immortal". I'll ask the admin which would be preferable. Thanks again for the message! Let me know if you have any other questions. --Bitterhand (talk) 15:06, December 6, 2018 (UTC)