Forum:Mission header naming issue

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Mission articles currently have a header named "Counters", which means either the abilities that counter the mission threats or something/someone that counts. What it does not mean is the thing it is actually used for - the enemies you met in battle. The word for that is "Encounters" and that is also the word used on Wowhead. If a mistake was made way-back-when that's ok and fine, but that's not a reason to keep using that word and not change it for new articles, and slowly (unless someone has a bot for that) for older articles.

As a side note, the articles I checked do not even have the counter abilities even listed, just the enemies and (usually) their abilities, which makes the header even less accurate (if that was even possible).

Does anyone have an objection in changing "Counters" to "Encounters"?--Celellach (talk) 20:00, 23 August 2017 (UTC)

Can you link to an article where this issue can be seen? Checked a few random mission pages, but all were lacking the "counter" part. PeterWind (talk) 20:21, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
Ok nvm, I see it here. Found this one here as an example: The Highlord's Command: Holy Allies. PeterWind (talk) 20:22, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
On behalf of everyone, I'd like to answer with: no, no one has any objections. — foxlit (talk) 21:25, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
This, I don't really care :p Xporc (talk) 21:39, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
I didn't think this was an issue either, but I was asked to post it here. Celellach (talk) 21:56, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
I'm confused. You counter the encounters. It is not inherently wrong.-SWM2448 21:58, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
You are correct, you counter the encounters, however that is not whats written there. The section heading is "Counters" and it listed the "Encounters". Also, it never lists any abilities that counter them. The section heading should describe its content, in this case it does not. Edit: The content for a section of "Counters" would be to list the champions that can counter the threat with their ability. Celellach (talk) 22:01, 23 August 2017 (UTC)