Writing Desk is Raven?

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I was just looking through the Raven and found that there’s another name used for her. Writing Desk. I thought it was just anther case of a lesser used name or fanname that was used before being made canon that’s until I took a look at the tag. There’s 124 images under the Writing Desk tag, and 88 images with both Raven and Writing Desk. It doesn’t help when there are multiple images like these that show them as two completely different characters.  
 
 

 
The only difference is that Writing desk is basically Raven as an earth pony. Aside from that, it’s the same character. So like what do we do here? Do we alias them, keep them separated, or like what?
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Like I said in there, probably is the case. But the issue is that there are some images that eother tag Raven as both that and Writing Desk, or have them be two completely different character despote the only difference being is that ine of them doesn’t have a horn. I mean if they have the exact same cutie mark (and not even with Aloe, Lotus, and Vera since they all vary to some degree), colors, and design overall with one little detail missing… does it really make another character?
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Well….
 
One is Celestia’s secretary and one seems to be the Mayor’s, right?
 
I’m sure it was just a case of grabbing the same character and swapping the race to fit whichever version appeared second, but if both versions have had multiple appearances in the show I think you could make the case that they should stay separate.
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@cheezedoodle  
Prehaps. It’s really weird since they either forgot her horn by accident, just had her as a one shot background character and never thought about it again until she started to become a more developed character (although I’m not sure if which came first, Return of the Crystal Empire or the comics that shows her as a unicorn), or Hasbro just asked them to make her a unicorn. Regardless, while I’m usually okay with these sort of things since there’s usually a lot of variations, here it’s literally just one small detail that is missing from an otherwise exact same design.
 
Looking at screencaps from the show, I think it might be the first option. She has appeared multiple times, though she os sometimes missing her horn. Not only in Ponyville either, her most recent show appearance was in “Spice Up Your Life”. In Canterlot. This happens all the time with background characters, so I wouldn’t be surprised if this was one of the cases where it might be an error.
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@cheezedoodle  
I think that would be a good idea. Maybe have this as the description for WD.
 
Earth pony Raven. She is sometimes depicted as another character possibily related to Raven.
 
And maybe have this as a reference image so people don’t get confused?  

 
And at most with implications, maybe it should imply Raven, earth pony, and race swap.
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As far as I can tell, The fandom has been treating them as two separate characters, as the art with both of them together shows. So I believe the character tags should stay separate. Not imply eachother or include any race identifiers. Since there’s always those anthro/equestria girls versions.
 
Some tag cleanup to straighten out who’s tagged what. But other than that and a pic in the description to show them, I think they should stay two separate characters.
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