Talk:Light Block

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Split Glow Block from this article[edit]

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split 6-0
Okay, I think that we've all been living under a misconception for far too long here: Light Blocks and Glow Blocks aren't quite the same thing. Like the Pink Coin proposal I initiated over three-and-a-half years ago, these are two different objects with straightforward differences: Glow Blocks are portable, whereas Light Blocks are not. Plus, some Light Blocks can be activated by using ? Switches, a trait not shared by Glow Blocks. Given these two major differences, I'd say there's enough merit for a split.

Proposer: Toadette the Achiever (talk)
Deadline: July 27, 2020, 23:59 GMT


  1. Toadette the Achiever (talk) Per my proposal.
  2. Keyblade Master (talk) Yeah, it doesn't fully make sense for them to be on the same page.
  3. Scrooge200 (talk) Per proposal.
  4. DarkNight (talk) Per proposal.
  5. Duckfan77 (talk) Per proposal.
  6. Salmancer (talk) Per proposal.



Actually, "Glow Block" and "Light Block" are used in the trading card and the Prima guide for the same object in NSMBW (光るブロック), but the big ones are different, "Light Foothold" (光る足場). There's thus no English name basis for a split, since "Light Block" has been used interchangeably of both objects. SmokedChili (talk) 09:39, July 15, 2020 (EDT)

Well, I was afraid of that... In that case, wouldn't the article's title be something like Light Block (portable)? Toadette icon CTTT.pngArchivistToadettefont.png(T|C) 10:00, July 15, 2020 (EDT)
I'd say this probably falls in line with source priority exception, i.e. use the unique name despite it being lower priority. LinkTheLefty (talk) 18:33, July 15, 2020 (EDT)