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A weird admin question for you all today, because we were divided in opinion on it so I asked this on Twitter, but everyone was really divided in opinion!

We are trying to simplify our naming of colours as currently it's complex: where a colour has different names between The LEGO Group (TLG) and BrickLink (BL) naming systems, we give both the TLG and the BL name e.g. "Brick Yellow/ Tan". This looks very clumsy and can confuse some readers more than it educates them! Especially when it comes to the likes of Transparent Medium Reddish Violet with Opalescence/ Satin Trans-Dark Pink.

We will also update the site with a new design (soon!?!). We've found a solution where every colour name automatically becomes a link, and when you hover over it (or tap on mobile) it will display more info as a tooltip. So we can display one colour name on the page and the other in the tooltip (along with a colour swatch) as a reference.

Our question is, which should we display on the page by default? TLG or BL?

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