Alias "Raven" and "Raven Inkwell"

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Some images of Raven are also tagged with her full name, Raven Inkwell. I’d argue for the full name as the actual tag, but even if we’re sticking with just the part that was confirmed in the comic, aliasing seems appropriate.
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I’m not familiar with the sources of these names so I can’t chime in on whether it’s appropriate for “raven inkwell” to be the canonical tag, but in general I’m in favor of changes that reduce confusion (ie. easy to misuse “raven”, harder to misuse “raven inkwell” for “raven (bird)” or “raven (teen titans)”)
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Recap (fan names’ exact origins missing):
  1. s02e04 shows the earth pony in Ponyville
  2. “Raven” is a fan name for the pony
  3. s03e01 (previewed) shows the unicorn with Princess Celestia in Canterlot
  4. “Inkwell” is a fan name for the pony
  5. comic07 (previewed) shows the unicorn with Princess Celestia in Ponyville
  6. comicm07 shows the pony in Ponyville
  7. comicm08 (previewed) introduces Professor Inkwell
  8. comicm08 shows the unicorn with Princess Celestia in Canterlot and identifies her as “Raven”
  9. “Raven Inkwell” is a fan name for the pony
  10. s04e14 shows the earth pony with Mayor Mare in Ponyville
  11. comicff3 (previewed) shows the unicorn with Princess Celestia in Canterlot and identifies her as “Raven”
  12. pony-printmaster-paper-fb shows the unicorn
  13. “Writing Desk” is a fan name for the earth pony
  14. Season 3 poster (German version uploaded before original English version) shows the earth pony (representing the unicorn) in the Crystal Empire
  15. Enterplay CCG shows the unicorn with Princess Celestia and identifies her as Princess Celestia’s aide “Raven”
  16. Die komplette Staffel 3 DVD (previewed) shows the earth pony (representing the unicorn)
  17. s06e12 shows the earth pony in Canterlot
  18. Solitude questions whether the writing desk and raven tags should be aliased together, which is discussed
  19. Hasbro blind bag toy (previewed) shows the earth pony and identifies her as “Raven Inkwell™”
  20. Hasbro blind bag card shows the earth pony and identifies her as “Raven Inkwell™”
  21. Gameloft shows the earth pony and identifies her as Princess Celestia’s aide “Raven Inkwell”
  22. Hasbro blind bag toy (previewed) shows the unicorn and identifies her as “Raven Inkwell™”
  23. comic61 (previewed) shows the pony (earth pony in one panel and then unicorn in the rest) and identifies her as Princess Celestia’s aide “Raven”
  24. comic62 (previewed) shows the pony and identifies her as Princess Celestia’s aide “Raven”
  25. Binkyt11 questions what to do regarding the writing desk and raven tags, which is discussed
  26. Hasbro blind bag card shows the earth pony (representing the unicorn) and identifies her as “Raven Inkwell™”
  27. comic75 shows the unicorn with Kibitz in Canterlot
  28. comic77 shows the unicorn with Kibitz in Canterlot
  29. Gameloft shows the earth pony and identifies her as Princess Celestia’s aide “Raven”
  30. comicholiday2019 (previewed) shows the unicorn with Kibitz in Canterlot
  31. Genki questions whether the writing desk and raven tags should be fixed as the raven inkwell tag, which is discussed
  32. Smithers questions whether the raven and raven inkwell tags should be aliased together, which is discussed
  33. Background Pony #52BA questions how to use the raven and writing desk tags
TL;DR these are officially all one character:
  • The earth pony
  • The unicorn
  • Raven
  • Princess Celestia’s aide
  • Raven Inkwell(™)
The “earth pony as separate character (Writing Desk)” fanon has basically been left hanging on the lack of canon details about her alternation between between earth pony and unicorn.
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