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June 16

Is it even feasible for one to think that both expansion both teams in all of the amateur, semi, pro leagues can win the ultimate prize at the end of their first season

Just look at far we have come from the beginning, until now, and future. I mean both what it takes and what involved in it. Especially during the off season as well. This also includes the ones that have won in their couple to few seasons in last, couple, few decades, generations..--Jessica A Bruno (waybeyondfedup) 02:51, 16 June 2017 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jessicaabrunowaybeyondfedup (talkcontribs)

Are you referring to something specific? ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 07:45, 16 June 2017 (UTC)
The answer to this really vague question is that, yes, as the combination of talent, determination, resources including money and luck and the tendency of some toward bottomless optomism can, indeed, cause someone to think that this may be possible. Britmax (talk) 07:49, 16 June 2017 (UTC)
The OP could look at expansion team. See also this article [1]. Knowing if there is a specific sport or geographic area he is interested in would also help us provide a better answer. --Xuxl (talk) 12:25, 16 June 2017 (UTC)
BTW, Jessica is probably a "she". Rojomoke (talk) 17:05, 16 June 2017 (UTC)
And, technically, if you can think it, then it's obviously feasible to think it. Whether it has even a remote chance of happening is a different question. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 15:34, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

“David the King” by Bishop Barron - Trailer Soundtrack

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen

I was wondering, whether someone here knows what music is played in the video "“David the King” by Bishop Barron - Trailer" (

Thank you for your answers

Kind regards--2A02:120B:C3FD:6760:20BA:9B80:2BF2:9239 (talk) 17:09, 16 June 2017 (UTC)

One recent Robert Barron production, Catholicism, had its own music for the series, composed by Steve Mullen, but I couldn't find any credits for David the King yet. ---Sluzzelin talk 16:56, 17 June 2017 (UTC)

June 17

Why is Mark Wahlberg holding an otter in an AT&T ad ?

[2] talks about it, but doesn't explain why. StuRat (talk) 00:07, 17 June 2017 (UTC)

Some sort of SNL-reference? [3] Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 08:59, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
Are you sure it's an otter? Some sources are claiming it's a prairie dog. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 14:01, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
There is a musteline AT&T connection: Otter Media. From an article in Multichannel News: "The deal Wahlberg follows a recent agreement between AT&T and Taylor Swift on an exclusive VOD service called Taylor Swift NOW, and an ad-supported VOD channel with Reese Witherspoon, called Hello Sunshine, that also involves Otter Media (the AT&T/The Chernin Group OTT joint venture) that will that debut later this year for customers of DirecTV and DirecTV Now." ---Sluzzelin talk 16:50, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
Possibly, but it seems odd that they assume everyone knows about this. StuRat (talk) 17:18, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
Well, you gotta launch your mascot at some point. Even the Gecko had to be introduced 18 years ago. ---Sluzzelin talk 17:24, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
They did that rather more straightforwardly, by having a gecko answer the phone and inform the caller to call Geico, not Gecko. (At some point after that, the company hired him. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 17:53, 17 June 2017 (UTC)
If someone offered to pay you to hold an otter, wouldn't you jump at it? —Tamfang (talk) 19:48, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
Depends what kind of otter you're talking about. -- Jack of Oz [pleasantries] 23:20, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
I thought it was a reference to the dramatic chipmunk meme: OldTimeNESter (talk) 14:07, 22 June 2017 (UTC)

help finding BGM

It sounds like something from a video game, final fantasy? I'm not sure, any help appreciated it. (talk) 00:12, 17 June 2017 (UTC)

June 19

"Mama Africa" by Kids United

I've been looking everywhere for the lyrics, but it seems that every single page/video that has the lyrics has missed the first two lines of the second stanza, and it doesn't sound French to me. Any idea what language and what was said? The Average Wikipedian (talk) 23:57, 19 June 2017 (UTC)

This site - - gives those lyrics as "Min dé lè tin bo dji djan yin, Bomin dé lè fon do nou wa wè" (though, knowing some African languages, I think that may have artificially separated the syllables within words) with a later chorus repeating the single word "Nishèo". The original appears to be by Angélique Kidjo - full lyrics are here: Her article says she sings in Fon and Yoruba, and also in a personal language. Wymspen (talk) 14:49, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

June 20

which actress is this?

which actress is this ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:33, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

What is the source of the picture? ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 15:33, 20 June 2017 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:52, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
That's about like saying to someone that John Smith is from America... It only narrows it down slightly. The article that the image seems to be drawn from is here. The author has replied to comments on the article though it's from 2012, so I'm not sure if he still contributes to the site or not. You might try contacting him. If he's still a writer, for Gizmodo or freelance or whatever, you can probably track him down. †dismas†|(talk) 20:39, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
No, that's not the original source. Using TinEye [4] you can find hundreds of pages using that photo (including quite a few gizmodo pages), and if you select the "Oldest first" sort, you can see that TinEye has been finding it since 2008 on what seem to be some Polish and Russian pages. The earliest one they show is still available—I don't think it's appropriate to link to it from here—and let's just say it's not the sort of page that shows people's names. I'd be surprised if it's possible to find an answer unless you can recognize the same woman in some other photo. -- (talk) 07:06, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
I think you can note that most of the hits on TinEye have "porn" in the URL or page description. Therefore, it is reasonable to guess what kind of video that screenshot came from. (talk) 11:50, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
Noting that the other TinEye query I did recently in response to a question on this desk (see below) also showed 2008 as its earliest results, I think that's likely the year when TinEye got started. So we don't even know that the porn in question was produced in 2008; it could be older. -- (talk) 01:17, 22 June 2017 (UTC)

Why is Bob Kane largely credited as the sole creator of Batman if he (supposedly) didn't?

Everything I've read has been very heavily biased against Kane, and I was hoping someone could give a sort of neutral analysis as to why Kane's co-creators aren't given any credit? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:52, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

See the article Batman. It goes into great detail about creation and credit for creation, including an explanation that Finger is now credited. (talk) 18:40, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
(E/C) Bob was a sharp man whose family had a background in art (his father was an engraver and artist) and had the skills and knowledge to know how to exploit his value to an employer (contrast Jerry Siegel, who was in a similar position but with an utterly different background). It was in his best interest to promote himself as the sole creator, so he did so. Bill Finger, who probably should be listed as the sole creator IMHO, had no head for business or how important he could have / should have been. I highly recommend Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book by Gerald Jones for a well-referenced and engagingly written early history of comic books, including the creation and development of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, et al. Matt Deres (talk) 18:44, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Jug band

Would somebody like to help me out with that? Best--Erdic (talk) 19:17, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

As it says in the lede to the article, "The term jug band is loosely used in referring to ensembles that also incorporate homemade instruments but that are more accurately called skiffle bands, spasm bands, or juke (or jook) bands (see juke joint) because they do not include a jug player." Wymspen (talk) 19:25, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Oh, okay, thanks! So, it's the looser meaning that is applied here, right?--Erdic (talk) 19:39, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

June 21

Erin Hanson, Australian poet

I'm actually looking for a country music song, sung by a woman, that set the poem that contains the words "What if I fall? Oh but my darling, what if you fly?" to music. I found that these words were written by Erin Hanson, who is an Australian poet, and for whom we don't seem to have an article yet. It's not her I'm looking for, but this song. I remember hearing it about 10 years ago on the Terry Wogan programme on the BBC. Any ideas please? --TammyMoet (talk) 16:05, 21 June 2017 (UTC)

I've had no luck finding this country song, but I think it must be much more recent than 10 years ago. The poem is called "Fly", and it appears in Hanson's The Poetic Underground 2: Voyage (2014), which consists of poems first published between January and November 2014 in her blog The Poetic Underground. It was set to music on an album called Zoax, released last year by a rock band of the same name, but that doesn't fit your description at all. --Antiquary (talk) 09:36, 22 June 2017 (UTC)

the what i think i do is from what movie? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:25, 21 June 2017 (UTC)

I was going to immediately answer Tron Legacy, but the colouration is not quite right. Will keep looking; it's familiar to me. Matt Deres (talk) 16:38, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
It looks like its from Hackers but more likely from just a stock image website. uhhlive (talk) 17:57, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
I'm pretty sure it's from Hackers. Near the end, when they're hacking the Gibson, they keep cutting to shots that look like this. here is an example on YouTube. ApLundell (talk) 18:21, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
By way of additional supporting evidence: I put a screenshot of that image into TinEye ([5]) and asked for the oldest matches. They were from 2008 (I'm guessing that was when TinEye was started), which was before Tron: Legacy but after Hackers. Several of these early hits had filenames like "hackers.jpg", "hackers5.jpg", "hackers_small_1.jpg", etc. on the pages where TinEye found them, and one actually had the word Hachers  [sic] superimposed on the image. -- (talk) 23:41, 21 June 2017 (UTC)

June 22

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