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So, here I am, again, This time it is related to the voice-actors of ATLA and TLOK,
Recently, I found out that the graphic novels of the two Avatar television series have two profile images, one for Library edition and one for Omnibus edition. This is just like how the characters got two profile images if they appeared in both the series. A thought then dawned on my head, how about having two profile images for the voice actors. It makes sense, since the voice actors have grown up and in recent times, their profile images during their voice-acting times in ATLA have been changed to their current look, the recent being of Zach Tyler Eisen. One profile picture would be of the actors during their voice-acting times and one of their current look. The result of doing so is shown below-

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Yohan Mavely talkAppa Face (Signature Use).png 21:40, 6 June 2021 (UTC)

As much as I can see valid arguments for both keeping them locked in time at the age at which they voiced the character, and also for using an updated picture (which is also my opinion on the matter), I don't really think having BOTH images makes that much sense. I am, however, indifferent on this so don't count this as a no vote per se. Zacatero • (Wall) • 15 21:46, 6 June 2021 (UTC)
But we can update the current image if needed. The profile image for the voice-actor during ATLA voice-acting will be the same. But this separation of profile images is needed for those voice-actors that have aged since ATLA (10+ years after the series finale). This can also apply for TLOK voice-actors (5+ years after TLOK finale), though if there is not much difference between the image of the actor during TLOK voice-acting days and that of current, then it's not necessary. Yohan Mavely talkAppa Face (Signature Use).png 21:53, 6 June 2021 (UTC)
I really don't see the point in this, and from reading your replies I don't entirely understand what you feel are the positives for doing this. The difference to the characters or the books is that these are things that still exist or are available in that other form: someone watching an episode of ATLA would see (for example) Aang as he is depicted in the infobox, or would have the first edition version of the book. For voice actors, this isn't the case. They are real people, their appearance changes as they get older, and the profile image is decided on as the best option that reflects them. I don't see the need to have the additional images. HAMMEROFTHØR (wall) • 22:31, 6 June 2021 (UTC)
While I am a firm defender of the opinion "voice actor images should be of the time of when they voiced the character", I don't see the point in having both images. Either we stay with that image "locked in time" or we update, but if we stay with the former and people are also interested in the latter, they can just Google. The other way would be harder, which is why I think we shouldn't update the images, but I digress. We don't have the habit to host multiple images in our character infoboxes, so I don't see why we should start doing that for the voice actors, who aren't even the focus point of this encyclopedia. We're not IMDb. Lady Lostris / 9?cb=20190922130322 SOAP 07:47, 7 June 2021 (UTC)
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