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  • Debra is the killer of an innocent (Maria) and was never brought to justice. How does that not fit the Code?

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  • Hey there,

    What you said may be true in the sense that he's a deceased character, however this is not a rule set in stone across various wikis. Take The Walking Dead's wiki by example, even if a character has died it they are still written with "is" rather than in past tense as "was".

    I've seen other Wikis that continue to refer to a character with "is" rather than "was". I know they're dead now, that fact isn't disputed but it doesn't change the fact that they are a character on the show. That standing isn't effected by their living status and that's how other wikis operate.

    However, your stance is backed up by other Wikis choosing to use "was" for deceased characters. Example being the Buffyverse Wiki, where deceased characters are referred to with "was" indicating their profession and role in the series. I've found examples in NCIS and Resident Evil as well.

    I'll bring this up with the admin...back when the series was still active there was a dispute between "Is" and "Was" there as well. It's been some time so I forgot how we ended up ruling.

    Thanks for your contributions!

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    • It's alright, I understand language differences can result in different spelling. I just wanted to point it out in case future contributions were altered for the English spelling of some words.

      Chances are those articles with "is" resulted from 6 plus years ago while I was an admin here along with a few others and had to build the Wiki up from scratch. I'm fine with changing things to "was", I just want to be on the same page throughout the whole wiki on which is best used.

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    • Don't worry i don't usually make these kind of mistakes on the pages and same as you, i want what's best for the wiki too.

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