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2019 Tlahuelilpan pipeline explosionEdit

  • Over 90 dead now. Article is updated with the most recent source (see Ref #1). MX () 20:49, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
    Updated — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 21:25, 22 January 2019 (UTC)

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  • How is the picture of Leonid Brezhnev related to any of the events listed? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Manoharks (talkcontribs) 21:13, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
    It is related to an assassination attempt which occurred in 1969 but appears to have been removed. 204.193.83.28 (talk) 21:26, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
    It was removed for main page balance. I have restored it for now, suggesting that a different blurb be removed if needed. — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 21:28, 22 January 2019 (UTC)

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  • ... that the Federal Court of Australia ruled in 2003 that a heroin dealer was entitled to a tax deduction of $220,000 — There should be an "A" in front of the dollar sign, [[Australian dollar|A$]]220,000, so the reader knows it's Australian dollars. (If that's supposed to be obvious because it's talking about Australia, then the dollar sign shouldn't be linked to anything.) Modulus12 (talk) 22:40, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
    No there shouldn't, unless they do that in Australia (which they don't). It can be clearly understood that it's Aussie dollars by the fact the hook clearly says its in Australia. The C of E God Save the Queen! (talk) 22:45, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
    I agree the link should be removed — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 23:09, 22 January 2019 (UTC)

Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben, BWV 248 IVEdit

  • Again: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben, BWV 248 IV, - I just happened to see that the hook was changed. I felt the need to explain six words of German, which is also c. 7 minutes of music. If you think an explanation is too clumsy, how about a translation? Leaving the reader alone with all that German seems not fait, at least to me.
Original: ... that Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben, a call to thank and praise, is the beginning of Part IV of Bach's Christmas Oratorio for New Year's Day 1735, focused on the naming and circumcision of Jesus (scene depicted)?
ALT1: ... that Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben, a call to thank and praise, is the beginning of Part IV of Bach's Christmas Oratorio for New Year's Day 1735?
ALT2: ... that Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Fall with thanks, fall with praise), is the beginning of Part IV of Bach's Christmas Oratorio for New Year's Day 1735, focused on the naming of Jesus? - I am on vacation, don't watch all day. How about a little ping next time? I wrote the article on 1 January, as a program of thanks and praise, DYK? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 18:22, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
One more: the present hook is not even correct:
... that Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben, part IV of Bach's Christmas Oratorio for New Year's Day 1735, celebrates the naming of Jesus?
"celebrates" is not a word used in the article. While we might say, that on New Years Day the naming of Jesus was celebrated, this particular cantata doesn't, really. Just one line of recitative about the naming, then reflection of the sweet name. - I don't think we can call that "celebrates". --Gerda Arendt (talk) 18:48, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
It doesn't say that the cantata is about celebrating the name of Jesus, it says that it celebrates the naming of Jesus. The cantata itself is the celebration. --Khajidha (talk) 20:17, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
The translation seems harmless and potentially useful, I've put it in. The Easter egg of "naming of Jesus" going to Circumcision of Jesus seems confusing; this was mentioned in a previous report here, and I misunderstood and thought this had been changed too when I removed that report earlier. I haven't changed "celebrates" because there is still some disagreement. So it currently says "... that Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Fall with Thanks, Fall with Praise), Part IV of Bach's Christmas Oratorio for New Year's Day 1735, celebrates the circumcision and naming of Jesus?" Is the use of "celebrates" of concern to anyone else? Would the use of "focuses on" be of concern to anyone else? Pinging Gerda per request. --Floquenbeam (talk) 20:42, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
Fine with me. Circumcision isn't mentioned in the cantata, naming and circumcision 8 day after birth is simply Jewish ritual. The translation should be italic if title case, and not capitalized if just a translation, but that's minor ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 21:03, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
I've picked translation (to match article), so removing title case. About "circumcision and naming" vs. "naming"... hmmmm.... ok, maybe other people disagree this is an Easter egg, and I overstepped? I've reverted myself on this part of it, back to "naming of Jesus" and defer to whatever others decide to do (I may not be back online today to act). --Floquenbeam (talk) 21:14, 22 January 2019 (UTC)

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