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Emmette Hernandez Coleman

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The planet can't have a Stargate so that info is wrong and I fixed the note to state that. Lowriders95s10 (talk) (Contribs) 23:05, June 13, 2015 (UTC)

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Hey there. I was wondering what the source is for this article. You originally put it as being from Stargate Atlantis: Legacy (which was later removed by an IP address user). But if it is from legacy, which book in particular from that series is it from?

Also, I reverted your edits to the Earth's Moon article, in which you included Earth's Stargate address. Technically, it is possible for that to be the moon's address if the Stargate were actually placed on the moon. However, because that scenario was never actually shown, it's inappropriate to include that information. While The Trust did briefly have a ship that orbited the moon with a Stargate onboard, the moon itself didn't have a Stargate. I mean, I understand your way of thinking, but doing this establishes a really messy precedent and is relatively speculative.

I mean, it's known that a Stargate encmpasses a certain region of space. You can take a stargate a certain distance away from a planet and still use that planet's Stargate address to establish a wormhole. Going back to your Light Bugs' Planet discussion (which I glanced over), that planet was technically incapable of having it's own independent stargate because it was so close to the stargate used on Lantea (and one Stargate would presumably override the other as both would have the same address, like we've seen on Solitudes and Touchstone). However, because the scenario was never seen where the Light Bugs' planet had a Stargate, what I just said is relatively speculative as well. Basically, we just try to limit speculation here as best we can.

Anyway, thanks for your time! Anubis 10545 (talk) (Contribs) 01:50, June 14, 2015 (UTC)

As for the ship: I don't remember the exact book. I read the all the books in the Legacy series at the same time. Multiple Legacy books confirm the existence of the ship tough. I think the IP removed the source because the source template created a link to SG1's Legacy instead of Atlantis's Legacy.
As for the moon: while it is true that the gate was orbiting the moon (or rather, on a ship that was orbiting the moon), and not actually on its surface, we include addresses for planets with orbital gates all the time. The Wraith homeworld for example, also has an orbital stargate, yet we include its address. By your standard, we'd remove half the addresses in the Pegasus galaxy.
As for the Light Bugs' Planet, I'd really like to keep discussion of that on Talk:Light Bugs' Planet. It looks like there has been disagreement over its address in the past (across two articles, Light Bugs' Planet and Stargate Network), but (Pellor's post aside) if there was any discussion, it wasn't on either talk page, and the two people who removed the address from the articles didn't leave an edit summery. That made it pretty difficult for me to tell what the objection to the address actually was. I'd like to keep the discussion on that talk page, so that the next person who comes along isn't confused like I was. Emmette Hernandez Coleman (talk) (Contribs) 03:28, June 14, 2015 (UTC)
You bring up a good point about spacegates. My view on the spacegates in the Pegasus galaxy is that, while they are indeed in space orbiting a planet, they are in a fixed location. Spacegates themselves could be moved to the planet below (if there is indeed a planet below), and given what we know about how stargates work, the address for the gate would remain the same. But for spacegates, it's obviously easier to put the address for the gate on the article for the planet it most-closely orbits as there's really no way to designate a patch of space. Like, most of the stargates in the Mckay-Carter gate bridge are in empty space, and so even if we knew the gate address for all those gates, we wouldn't exactly be able to make individual articles for each gate because they're just randomly 'in space'.
Anyway though, in typing my response, I've come to agree with you. I'll leave out all the grizzly details of my thought process. Anyway, sorry for ultimately wasting your time. I just wanted to make sure this was a practical idea. As such, I've restored your edits to the moon article. Anubis 10545 (talk) (Contribs) 06:32, June 14, 2015 (UTC)

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