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Old Jan 4, 2011, 12:09 PM
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Default Regarding cover titles

I have seen Myrkul edit a lot of my cover titles lately. And I can't help but saying that it's a pain in the ass!

For example, some years (or months) ago, basically all covers that referred to the outer booklet pages was named "Booklet Front & Back". But recently we started using "Exterior" and "Interior" for some scans (like cases, sleeves, and in this case; booklets). But now, it seems like Myrkul has decided to GO BACK to "Front & Back" again, but keep "Booklet Interior" for some scans (like for this entry).

Now, I'm okay with using "Front & Back" for, well, the outer pages. But in my opinion, I think that booklets that doesn't have any ACTUAL PAGES should just be Booklet Interior and Booklet Exterior, mainly because it feels more complete.

Disagree? Well, I think at least we needed a discussion on this.
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 12:28 PM
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I don't think either "Front & Back" or "Exterior" are wrong, so I don't have a strong opinion on which it should be. "Booklet Front & Back" is more consistent across all albums (so that the name is the same no matter how many pages are in the book), and I think that's probably what he's going for.
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 12:31 PM
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"Booklet Front & Back" is more consistent across all albums (so that the name is the same no matter how many pages are in the book), and I think that's probably what he's going for.
In that case, may I suggest that you put "Booklet Front & Back" in the cover list, please?
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 04:52 PM
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A question: which is the better form for naming the booklet pages?
"Booklet Pg." or "Booklet pg."
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 05:35 PM
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Either works well, but the former is often used more.
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 06:27 PM
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Hey guys sorry for my late answer.

I have been hesitating myself about using "Exterior/Interior".
It sounds more logical to me.. but like Secret said, Front & Back is more consistent on the database.

Also i have been renaming "Booklet Front" to "Front" if we already have a "Booklet Front & Back" scan.. (again for consistance) and this have probably not been understood since i gave no explication about it.. sorry about that guys.

About the pg. or Pg. or Pages..
I personnally like "pg." without the capital letter, but currently you can only choose "Pg."
Both are fine to me, and i am not renaming these anymore if the booklet have the right page numbers (ex: pg. 01-02, and not pg. 02-03 if they are not numbered).

I maybe have been managing the scans/queue section on my own without much discussion and feedback.. again i am sorry if you feel lost.
Just to let you know i have not set anything in stone and advices are welcome.
A scans submission guideline should be able to fix it all. I'll do it tomorrow i think.
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 07:40 PM
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Yes. Some guidelines would indeed be nice. We need to make titles official. Also, I prefer "pg." without the capital p, too. Maybe we should change it, in the list, to that -- if all else concurs?
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Old Jan 4, 2011, 11:11 PM
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Also, I prefer "pg." without the capital p, too.
Same here, though it's really kind of nitpicking
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Old Jan 7, 2011, 10:47 PM
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I think the reason we use "Booklet Front & Back" is probably because in some cases, we have a "Booklet Front" and a "Booklet Back" separately. If we split it up that way, then it makes more sense to people to see "Booklet Front & Back" because then they know that it is both the pages of the outside.

By the way, it seems many people don't know this but "pg" is not a correct abbreviation for page, it should be "p." for one page and "pp." for multiple pages.
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Old Jan 8, 2011, 05:45 AM
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That's true, we might want to use the proper abbreviation.

By the way, there's an official discussion thread up now for changes to the guidelines and titles:

http://vgmdb.net/forums/showthread.php?t=5848
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Old Jan 8, 2011, 10:48 AM
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Oh, hehe, I'm a little behind. I just saw this thread and jumped in with response.
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Old Jan 8, 2011, 11:25 AM
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No problem, I just thought you might want to comment on some of the proposed changes.
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