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  • International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers - mostly unreferenced, take that material out, you're left with a three-line stub. The Rambling Man (talk) 10:04, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
  • "the U.S. under " - United States (consistency within the template). The Rambling Man (talk) 10:08, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
  • " best-selling single" is piped to "List of best-selling singles worldwide " which redirects to "List of best-selling singles", cut out the middle man. The Rambling Man (talk) 10:10, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
    Actually, "Other notable versions" section is woefully under-referenced with even some "notable" versions not even being notable enough for a Wikipedia red link, let alone article. The Rambling Man (talk) 10:11, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
  • "Sherpa" is piped to "Sherpa (people)" which redirects to "Sherpa people", cut out the middle man again. The Rambling Man (talk) 17:14, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
  • John F. Kennedy - we already featured his approximate birthday with the Monroe blurb a few days ago... The Rambling Man (talk) 18:02, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
    • "Approximate birthday"? Shrugging... Brandmeistertalk 13:09, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
      • Thanks for the helpful commentary. Yes, we featured the approximate date of his birthday with a hook about "Happy Birthday Mr President". Hope that makes it clearer for you to understand. The Rambling Man (talk) 17:37, 29 May 2017 (UTC)
  • Joyce Yakubowich - section tagged without inline references for all the details of her competition finishes. The Rambling Man (talk) 18:06, 28 May 2017 (UTC)

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  • Can "(Female)" be added to "... that Siti Nurhaliza won her 13th Best Vocal Performance in a Song award from Anugerah Industri Muzik with "Menatap dalam Mimpi"?" I just realized that she has won Best Vocal Performance in a Song 14 times, and one of them is for a duo/group category. The correct version should read "... that Siti Nurhaliza won her 13th Best Vocal Performance in a Song (Female) award from Anugerah Industri Muzik with "Menatap dalam Mimpi"?" I'm the nominator for this DYK. Thank you. SyFuelIgniteBurned 01:23, 29 May 2017 (UTC)

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