Category talk:James Collins levels


Title sorting[edit]

This turned up in a bot search for improperly sorted pages, but without context, I wasn't willing to add a sort key.  It might be initials or an abbreviation or a non-English word I don't know.  Someone more plugged in can correct me of course!  Thanks,  Ryan W (living fossil) 08:38, 25 February 2018 (CST)

I don't know if it has any meaning, but the use of 'an' never struck me as being like it's intended as an article, so I think it shouldn't be sorted. Although taking this further I think it would seem weird if we were to place, say Category:TheMionicDonut levels under M. Perhaps normal sorting rules should be ignored when the article is part of someone's handle, I dunno. --Eris Falling (talk) 10:31, 25 February 2018 (CST)
I dunno either, but if you don't like it, you should revert Category:The Trigger levels which I just changed.  We also have Category:TheCupboard levels (not sorted) and Category:The Innocent Crew levels (sorted).  As I understand it, the bot cannot make a decision if the handle has no spaces and uniform capitalization (glancing through the zdforums roster I see e.g. theepictaco, themaniacboy, AIM, AL-97).  I suppose the only way to check everything is for humans to monitor the new pages feed (which I do) and the move log.    Ryan W (living fossil) 12:47, 25 February 2018 (CST)
I agree with Eris and consider "an_mutt" one atomic handle, just like TheCupboard, TheMionicDonut and The_Trigger -- so I reverted the latter. I default-sorted Category:The Innocent Crew levels because The Innocent Crew is too (since your 2011 edit). If that name is considered atomic as well, both could be reverted, but because of the standalone article I feel the team name is not atomic, just like The Alpha Dog Alliance (also default-sorted). --Xymph (talk) 13:19, 25 February 2018 (CST)