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In-game message redirects

I saw some doubts if we need this: "For in-game messages, redirect the message (e.g. Something just walked over your grave. No, really!) to the article about the thing that caused it. If the message can have multiple causes, create a disambiguation page." I think this is not necessary and will clutter wiki with such messages, so I propose to delete that section. -- Derrek (talk) 18:56, 20 May 2014 (CEST)

I concur Derrek, not necessary for Wiki unless they are used as flavour on specific pages. DC Malleus (talk) 04:49, 26 May 2014 (CEST)
No, I don't think that's a good idea: for fear of *possibly too much* redirects to delete the whole way of retrieving connections. Some mysterious in-game messages ("You hear...") should be connected to the things that caused it. So even newbies have a chance to catch it. I'm contra: no deletion of such useful wiki contents. -- Bwijn (talk) 20:11, 26 May 2014 (CEST)
Can't one use search for that? I mean, browsing search results for such phrases (articles that contain flavour text), rather than finding a redirect page. -- Derrek (talk) 20:17, 26 May 2014 (CEST)
That advice has long, long ago been deemed really unnecessary. I think the odds of a user typing in the exact flavour text the game throws at them is much less likely than them looking up the monster they're facing or the item they just used. It's still there simply because no one's gotten around to removing it. I'm in favor of removing that instruction from the guide. --MoogleDan (talk) 13:50, 27 May 2014 (CEST)