Talk:Top 100 Smash Bros. Players of All Time

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Notability[edit]

Ranks such as RetroSSBMRank, and ones by EventHubs and Cloudhead are arguably more notable than a redditors project that just started a couple weeks ago. This isn't bagging on the person nor even their rank, but the notability of the rank itself. For example, EventHubs is a popular site and so when they compile a rank, it's worth mentioning as opposed to one person's project. Another example would be how Wikipedia has an article for Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and, yes, while that list is entirely subjective and just their opinion as much as any other persons', it being compiled by the Rolling Stone makes it noteworthy to mention. Now imagine if a guy on reddit decided to make his own top 500 songs list? Would that rank be notable enough to have an article on Wikipedia? Very likely not. Now whether this rank gains popularity and acceptance amongst the community in the future is something we don't know yet, and I just think the gun might've been jumped on giving it an article. VoqéoT 19:58, December 4, 2019 (EST)

It's not like the person who is putting together the list has not done their research, they mention in their methodology post (https://old.reddit.com/r/smashbros/comments/dz5hbh/top_100_smash_players_of_all_time/) that they have been working on the project for many months and we already have a page for their RetroSSBB Rank (https://www.ssbwiki.com/RetroSSBB_Rank). Also it's important to note that this is one of the first big rankings that sets to rank players between multiple-games which definitely should make it notable. The only thing I would suggest is to change the title so that it shows that only 1999-2019 were counted. JFMV763 (talk) 20:42, December 4, 2019 (EST)
Oppose, as per reason above. If we get rid of this page, we'd also have to get rid of RetroSSBB Rank. Crazy456Rhino (talk) 14:24, December 16, 2019 (EST)
Oppose for the reasons above as well, unless RetroSSBB Rank is removed as well. The methodology is very legitimate and could potentially make waves in how we rank players in the future. --King K. Rool SSBU.pngPlague von KarmaKing K. Rool SSBU.png 09:58, December 24, 2019 (EST)