Talk:Guoul Guoul Guoula

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Why was my addition to the Trivia section in reference to the song's name removed? Maboroshi 02:52, 5 September 2007 (MST)

Because it was completely speculative. Kerochan no Miko 03:04, 5 September 2007 (MST)
I didn't realize there was a prohibition against speculative information since there are so many pages on WikiMoon that contain this type of information. (For example, the entry for Sailor Astarte lists her name as "Shiva" instead of "Shiba" because someone assumed it was supposed to be a "pun".) Because "Guoul" is not a word, if the word "Ghoul" (which, from the context, is almost undoubtedly the lyric writer's original intention) were mentiond in the article people who were searching for the song using that word would still be able to find it. A person who has only heard the song but hasn't seen the misspelled name written down would be looking for the word "ghoul" instead of "guoul" and as a result would not find the page. Is there a proper way to mention the word "ghoul" in the article or does the fact that this makes it difficult for people to find the article not matter? (This unsigned comment was left by Maboroshi)
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If you have issues with the information on the Sailor Astarte page, please discuss it there. I'm talking about this page. If you want to draw a parallel between two pieces of information, you need something factual to base it on, and the only thing I could see in that trivia note was your own invention. I don't see that the name of the song is "misspelled" - everywhere I've seen it has been spelled this way, and I've never seen "Ghoul Ghoul Ghouleh." Kerochan no Miko 03:22, 5 September 2007 (MST)
A search on Google brings up 126 non-Japanese-language pages mentioning the word sequence "Guoul Guoul Guoula" and 78 that mention the sequenece "Ghoul Ghoul Ghoula". All of the ones that I checked within these results were talking about this song. So it would appear that many English-speaking people interested in Sailor Moon believe that the song is called "Ghoul Ghoul Ghoula" rather than "Guoul Guoul Guoula" and as a result would not be able to find this page. Is there a proper way in which the word "Ghoul" can be mentioned on this page? Can the title "Ghoul Ghoul Ghoula" be mentioned as a common re-transliteration of the song's title? This is the title that I have always written and seen written when discussing the song with other people over the internet so I know that it is used an understood by English-speaking fans - is there a way to cover a situation like that? (As for the word "Ghouleh", I wrote that because "Ghoula", like 'Guoul", is not a word, but "Ghouleh" is and makes sense from the context in which it is used. But this is admitted a stretch and I shouldn't have written it that way.) Maboroshi 03:42, 5 September 2007 (MST)