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:::Even if people know her legal name, almost nobody knows ''Red and Blue'', as the article points out: "any trace of the Stefani Germanotta who just sang over a piano was mostly gone by the time Lady Gaga's first album was released." Case in point: [[Wikipedia:Red and Blue]] only mentions first-generation ''Pokémon'' games and the standard (since 2000) coloring for U.S. states on election results maps. So it's nothing like a Kyle Ward or Naoki Maeda case, where someone familiar with a song by one of an artist's pseudonyms is likely to be familiar with a song by another. --[[User:Tepples|Tepples]] 03:35, 11 July 2012 (MST)
 
:::Even if people know her legal name, almost nobody knows ''Red and Blue'', as the article points out: "any trace of the Stefani Germanotta who just sang over a piano was mostly gone by the time Lady Gaga's first album was released." Case in point: [[Wikipedia:Red and Blue]] only mentions first-generation ''Pokémon'' games and the standard (since 2000) coloring for U.S. states on election results maps. So it's nothing like a Kyle Ward or Naoki Maeda case, where someone familiar with a song by one of an artist's pseudonyms is likely to be familiar with a song by another. --[[User:Tepples|Tepples]] 03:35, 11 July 2012 (MST)
 
::::In that case, what wording should we put in the MoS to express that "Stefani Germanotta (as Lady Gaga)" is unnecessarily pedantic to the point of being confusing? [[User:Eighty5cacao|Eighty5cacao]] 21:49, 12 July 2012 (MST)
 
::::In that case, what wording should we put in the MoS to express that "Stefani Germanotta (as Lady Gaga)" is unnecessarily pedantic to the point of being confusing? [[User:Eighty5cacao|Eighty5cacao]] 21:49, 12 July 2012 (MST)
:::::[[wikipedia:WP:NICKNAME|Wikipedia's guideline]] might help. --[[User:Tepples|Tepples]] ([[User talk:Tepples|talk]]) 14:53, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
 
  
 
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