Talk:Madam Merlar

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Deceased?[edit]

There seems to be some dispute over whether or not Category:Deceased Characters should be added to this page. The category says that it does not include undead characters, which is what Merlar is. So I don't think it should be included. Can those involved share their thoughts?
Ultimate Mr L sig.png Ultimate Mr. L (Talk-Contribs-Stats) 19:25, 22 October 2017 (EDT)

Well Wrinkly Kong is also Undead (She Didn't Move on) But is also Deceased. Mario JC Told Me it Was Because She Was alive at some point and the same is With Merlar. Plus in Japan i Think Merlar and Merlumina are the same person seeing as they share the same name and same "ability" of telling Long winded Stories that put people to sleep. Plus the other Shamen are said to Be the same person (i Think) due to sharing traits and names Like Merlon's wise and Merlee's Love of rhyming. also Merlumina is Under Deceased and Undead so Yeah that's my reasoning. User:LUIGIRULES71/Sig

The thing about Merlar and Wrinkly Kong thought, is that Wrinkly actually appeared and is met in a game where she is alive in kicking, and then in a game where she is passed on and is a ghost. Merlar never appeared alive, and the only argument about belonging in the "Deceased" category is that she might have "moved on" after helping Mario....disregarding her appearance in the ending parade, which judging from character interaction in the epilogue, was indeed a thing that happened in the game's history and not just a fancy thing for the player's benefit. Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 02:52, 23 October 2017 (EDT)
Also, regarding the "Not everything under 'undead' was confirmed to be alive to begin with," that's already a bit of a misnomer name there then, since something has to die first before they "un-die." Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 03:18, 23 October 2017 (EDT)