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Errors in the summary of today's or tomorrow's featured article[edit]

TFA today[edit]

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Errors in In the news[edit]

Ponte Morandi[edit]

Is File:Ponte morandi crollato.jpg suitable to use on the main page to illustrate the collapse of the Ponte Morandi? Mjroots (talk) 12:41, 15 August 2018 (UTC)

Ponte morandi crollato.jpg
File:Ponte morandi crollato.jpg is used on German Wiki's ITN as a wide thumbnail, and it tells the story.
Sca (talk) 16:03, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

Errors in today's or tomorrow's On this day[edit]

OTD today[edit]

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Errors in the current or next Did you know...[edit]

DYK current[edit]

  • Barbara Haviland Minor: Is it necessary or useful to specify vehicles made by OEMs? Why not omit by OEMs from the hook? Will more than a tiny number of vehicles be produced in 2018 by non-OEMs? --184.207.125.75 (talk) 01:05, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
  • I made sure the article and hook subscribed to the source per WP:V. We can't assume that "50% of all vehicles" will carry her refrigerant. Yoninah (talk) 14:17, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
  • The source does not use OEM to qualify the 50% number, it says "Currently about 50 percent of all new model vehicles for 2018 are using HFO-1234yf." The phrasing "new vehicles produced by OEMs" is original to the article and redundant. ghost 17:35, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

DYK next[edit]

Errors in today's or tomorrow's featured picture[edit]

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FL current[edit]

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General discussion[edit]

phonetic language (reading)[edit]

Not a question for the main page. WaltCip (talk) 16:50, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
The following discussion has been closed. Please do not modify it.

Hello, anyone know why English is not phonetic? The reason that i asked is that English is a world wide language and that they are more people in england, usa that have dyslexia then countries with cyrillic alphabet. --Maxie1hoi (talk) 12:29, 11 August 2018 (UTC)

Blame William the Conqueror and the Normans. – Sca (talk) 13:54, 11 August 2018 (UTC)

Happy Birthday, Madonna.[edit]

... but can we not have two photos of her wearing the same outfit on Mainpage at the same time, please? --PFHLai (talk) 00:18, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

Just switched the TFA pic to Eva Peron's portrait for now. Please feel free to make further changes. Cheers! --PFHLai (talk)


Finnish wikipedia problem[edit]

Finnish wikipedia stops wiki-linking to wikiquote(wikisitaatitr)- could wikipedia correct this error?

If you have an issue on the Finnish Wikipedia, you should discuss it there. This page is for discussing issues with the Main Page of the English Wikipedia only. 331dot (talk) 12:26, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

Aretha Franklin[edit]

Since she's a Level 4 vital article, surely her death counts as major news, and not a footnote in the "recent deaths" section?--Leon (talk) 17:12, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

There's currently a discussion about if the article is of sufficient quality. ~ ONUnicorn(Talk|Contribs)problem solving 17:28, 16 August 2018 (UTC)