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Errors in the summary of the featured articleEdit
- The game's exceptionally large marketing budget included advertisements, sweepstakes, and a national tour. I think it should specify that this was in the United States. —22.214.171.124 (talk) 04:25, 22 November 2019 (UTC)
- Good catch. There's some related discussion on the article talk page. The article says that the tour was in the United States (so I added "United States" to that), but AFAIK, the source didn't specify where the money was spent. Czar may have further details. - Dank (push to talk) 04:38, 22 November 2019 (UTC)
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- In the last hook, "in 1998" is parenthetical and should have a comma before it if there is one after it. Either remove the comma or add a comma before the phrase. If both those options are jarring, move "in 1998" to the very end of the question just before the question mark. --- Coffeeandcrumbs 02:49, 22 November 2019 (UTC)
- I think this reflects common usage, avoiding the (technically proper) opening comma because it is not necessary for understanding. I used to share your concern but have encountered this situation often enough in copy editing and the news media that I am now a believer. Jmar67 (talk) 05:07, 22 November 2019 (UTC)
- The unbalanced comma still jars with me. In this case I think that the sentence reads well without a comma after the date, so I advocate its removal as an edit that will keep all of us reasonably happy. Jmchutchinson (talk) 09:01, 22 November 2019 (UTC)