Talk:Stevie's Car Thefts

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Hello all! I think this article should be renamed, as the name Car Thefts is very broad, especially within a wiki dedicated to a series of games called Grand Theft Auto! However, I do not have experience with GTA IV. Can anyone offer suggestions as to a name that would be more unique to GTA IV? To me, as it stands, the name could be applied across the enitre GTA spectrum. Thoughts? EganioTalk 22:29, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Agreed, I came here using a link wondering why we had an article explaining how to steal cars (obviously that was not the case). A better name might be Stevie's car thefts. Thoughts? Biggest GTA Fan EverTalk 00:16, 31 August 2008 (UTC)
"Stevie's Car Thefts" could work, or what about "Car Theft Missions in GTA IV"? --GuildKnightTalk2me 01:53, 31 August 2008 (UTC)
You can also steal cars for Brucie Kibbutz in GTA IV, and this page is specifically about Stevie's car thefts. Biggest GTA Fan EverTalk 06:11, 31 August 2008 (UTC)
On second toughts, Car Thefts In GTA IV could work if we merged this page and the Exotic Exports page (Brucie's cars) into that page. Thoughts? Biggest GTA Fan EverTalk 06:14, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Well, to be honest, I think the business (Exotic Exports) and the missions (Car Theft Missions in GTA IV) should remain separate, as they are distinct notions, and one is a tangible entity, while the other is an activity. The pages should definitely be linked, though. But I feel the missions themselves warrant a separate page, since missions (main and side) are a fundamental aspect of GTA games. The name should just be more specific. Thoughts? EganioTalk 20:48, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Sorry Eganio, but for the first time ever, I can't work out what your trying to say. Exotic Exports are more mission like because you are actually given a way point and can't trigger another mission while doing them. Stevie's car thefts however (these ones) run in the background and don't affect other missions. Could your not having played GTA IV have any affect on the way your seeing this? Biggest GTA Fan EverTalk 04:25, 1 September 2008 (UTC)
There is really no need to merge Exotic Exports into an article with Stevie's car theft missions. They should really remain separate, being as they are two different side missions and are for two different people. This articles content should be moved to another article, with Stevie's Car Thefts looking the best option, with the Exotic Exports article remaining as a separate article. Maybe each could have a link to the other in a See Also section? This page could, and probably should, remain but as a disambig page, with links to the car theft side missions in III, VC, SA, LCS, VCS and the two in IV. A-Dust 15:37, 1 September 2008 (UTC)
I think A-Dust's suggestion makes a lot of sense. And yes, sorry for my GTA IV unavoidably influenced my perception of how to organize this information! EganioTalk 19:42, 1 September 2008 (UTC)