Talk:Bear Bryant

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Rather than adding to the revert cycle (remember: BRD - bold, revert, discuss), I'm opening this discussion. Since I created this article in March 2010, it has existed at Bear Bryant. If you look at the interwiki links, all 8 other articles exist at Bear Bryant. It has existed at English Wikipedia as Bear Bryant since 2003. The last decision of renaming it at English Wikipedia (en:Talk:Bear_Bryant#Requested_move) resulted in a clear consensus to keep it as Bear Bryant. I don't see why we would deviate from the norm. This would be akin to naming it "George 'Babe' Ruth." Only (talk) 11:28, 18 December 2018 (UTC)

No, it's not. Babe Ruth was his common name. Bryant was commonly called both Paul and Bear. - Bossanoven (talk) 18:31, 18 December 2018 (UTC)
It actually looks to me that Bear is his common name by far, the google results (using the numbers in the other discussion) are 100 to 1. Even if it wasn't we would only use one or the other, using quotes with the nickname is not valid. We would only do that in the lead sentence, not the title. Just because he is sometimes referred to by the other name doesn't mean the nickname isn't the common name. -DJSasso (talk) 19:25, 18 December 2018 (UTC)