Talk:Doubleday

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Moving Doubleday (publisher) to Doubleday[edit]

I know it's already been moved this way before but if you look at Special:Whatlinkshere/Doubleday there are a *lot* of links, and I think it's a safe bet that the vast majority of them are meant for Doubleday (publisher). There aren't any other major uses for the word Doubleday other than as a last name. I'd do it myself, but I can't move this page to a disambig page as there's already one with a redirect here... so maybe an admin could do it? I'm not sure what to do; hopefully someone who knows more will see this. Mr. Absurd (talk) 03:14, 28 December 2007 (UTC)

Seven years later and this still isn't settled, or at least there is no comment here indicating that it is settled? Is the Doubleday publishing company the primary topic here? I had never heard of these people listed under the Doubleday surname (four of which are associated with the company). When I look at the page links I see the following:
The publishing company article has 3 times more links than the only other contender, Abner Doubleday, the famous Civil War general and disputed creator of baseball. Does this make the company the clear primary topic, or should there be a whole order of magnitude distance between the candidates? ——Rich jj (talk) 14:29, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
Another thought: Is it likely that when a visitor wants to access Abner Doubleday's article that they would just type in "Doubleday"? This is the most convincing point for me, since all the other topics have first and last names and are not only called "Doubleday". I may just go ahead and change the article names now. ——Rich jj (talk) 20:28, 28 August 2014 (UTC)
So I guess Doubleday (disambiguation) already exists and Doubleday (publisher) was created as a move from Doubleday back in 2006. I'm not allowed to move Doubleday to Doubleday (disambiguation), which would allow me to move Doubleday (publisher) to Doubleday. This is supposed to go to an administrator through Wikipedia:Requested moves. ——Rich jj (talk) 21:57, 28 August 2014 (UTC)