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  • "Dominion Day" in NZ - the article itself says "Dominion Day was occasionally celebrated in New Zealand..." and goes on to talk about its possible revival. Is this actually a thing? The Rambling Man (talk) 06:14, 25 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Parthenon - multiple referencing issues. The Rambling Man (talk) 06:18, 25 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Until such a time that Wikipedia recognises only one or the other, for World War I/First World War, we should acknowledge and respect the target article, so in this case it should be "World War I", not "First World War" for the "Battle of Polygon Wood" blurb. The Rambling Man (talk) 06:20, 25 September 2017 (UTC)
  • August Frank - while not orange tagged (yet), the sentence and commuting section makes some pretty bold and unreferenced claims about his sentencing, the commutation, his release and death. Quite important I'd say, given the context. The Rambling Man (talk) 06:26, 25 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Lynn Anderson - inadequate referencing for discog. The Rambling Man (talk) 06:34, 25 September 2017 (UTC)

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  • Two architect hooks in one set, and inconsistently formatted? Not an error per se but the sort of thing that is normally avoided before being promoted to a queue. The Rambling Man (talk) 08:15, 24 September 2017 (UTC)
    • Two architect hooks is indeed not ideal, but I don't understand how they are inconsistently formatted? Thryduulf (talk) 00:00, 25 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Why is an obviously-badly-compressed JPEG the photo for DYK instead of, say, the SVG of the San Tome and Principe flag? KMF (talk) 03:51, 25 September 2017 (UTC)
  • 2nd hook St Collins Lane - has been moved to St. Collins Lane. Please add fullstop (St.) and update link. Thanks JennyOz (talk) 04:42, 25 September 2017 (UTC)

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