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TFA today

"winner's podium" is most certainly wrong; that apostrophe does not belong there as it isn't a podium that belongs to a single winner. The question is whether it should be "winners' podium" or "winners podium". I'd say the former but given that I'm not a native English speaker, I shall defer to others. Here's a link to a related discussion on Schwede66 02:35, 23 May 2018 (UTC)

Did the second-place finisher win the race? (Food for thought; I'm looking it up in several dictionaries.) - Dank (push to talk) 03:32, 23 May 2018 (UTC)
What about saying "in the top three" which is clearer?--Wehwalt (talk) 03:37, 23 May 2018 (UTC)
That's fine. - Dank (push to talk) 03:42, 23 May 2018 (UTC)

TFA tomorrow

Errors in In the news

Probably at least some people will have a cow when I say this, especially when I have tried to get people to "disclaimer" things before to much wailing and gnashing of teeth...but an "In the News" that says Maduro won the Venezuelan election while making no mention of the howls of protest regarding whether Maduro won under legitimate, competitive circumstances, that's a bit much. I will not say anything more about this, though, as the article this links to has the balance its mention on the front page does not, making clear the large amount of evidence of the rejection of the legitimacy of Maduro's election, both within Venezuela and around the world. It would have been nice to see the front page reflect the balance the article achieves. Zachary Klaas (talk) 01:12, 23 May 2018 (UTC)

I see most news stories speak of complaints the vote was rigged, but I feel we should avoid coatrackery like this, even if it is just the smallest amount, on the front page. I'm sure the election will be reviewed, and if it was rigged, that will be announced, and that itself is an ITN, but we shouldn't step in that direction in WP's voice. --Masem (t) 01:46, 23 May 2018 (UTC)

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  • "1706 – War of the Spanish Succession: Led by the Duke of Marlborough, the allied forces of England, the Dutch Republic, and Denmark–Norway defeated the Franco-Bavarian army in Ramillies, present-day Belgium." - the Battle of Ramillies article, the subject of the blurb, has Marlborough defeating a "Franco-Spanish-Bavarian army". DuncanHill (talk) 10:21, 22 May 2018 (UTC)
    Fixed Fish+Karate 13:25, 22 May 2018 (UTC)
    Spanish is a pipe to a redirect. The Rambling Man (talk) 16:19, 22 May 2018 (UTC)

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General discussion

I hate hate HATE the new feature of the content of linked articles popping up if the cursor goes over them, thereby interrupting my reading of the article I'm reading.

Please let ME decide which links I want or need to follow up on.

Thanks, Awien (talk) 22:50, 22 May 2018 (UTC)

  • At the bottom of the preview window that pops up, there is a gear icon. Clicking on the gear icon brings up a menu that explicitly allows you to disable this feature.--WaltCip (talk) 23:04, 22 May 2018 (UTC)
Aha! Thank you! Awien (talk) 23:12, 22 May 2018 (UTC)