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Coventry ring roadEdit

This may be very premature, but I'd like to potentially eye up running this article (which was promoted to FA today) on 19 September 2024. That will be the 50th anniversary of the completion of the road. I guess that just means not running it before then, and then making sure I nominate it at the appropriate moment when schedules are being considered.  — Amakuru (talk) 17:41, 28 September 2022 (UTC)

Yes, and reminding us when one of us schedules it, not remembering your interest. An entry at WP:TFAP doesn't hurt, either. Congratulations!--Wehwalt (talk) 17:55, 28 September 2022 (UTC)
LOL! I have already provisionally scheduled it for November. I'll swap it out. Gog the Mild (talk) 19:08, 28 September 2022 (UTC)
Ha, that's funny. We're both very quick off the mark before the FA star had even hit the article! Anyway, the above is not an absolute must - if it helps you guys make a balanced set then I don't mind it going in November either...  — Amakuru (talk) 21:19, 28 September 2022 (UTC)
(Sorry, I don't mean a balanced set, that's DYK jargon! I mean having a good range of topics on different days I suppose)  — Amakuru (talk) 21:20, 28 September 2022 (UTC)
No moss gathered here!   No worries, I swapped it for some boring US interstate. Gog the Mild (talk) 21:25, 28 September 2022 (UTC)

Restoring older Featured articles to standard: 3Q 2022 summaryEdit

WP:URFA/2020 is a systematic approach to reviewing very old (VO) and old (O) featured articles (FAs) to ensure they still meet the FA standards.


Monthly progress is recorded at this page. Through the end of the third quarter 2022, with 4,526 FAs needing a review:

  • 324 FAs were Delisted at FAR (289 VO and 35 O).
  • 210 FAs were deemed Satisfactory or declared "Kept" at FAR (140 VO and 70 O).
  • FAs needing review were reduced from 77% of total FAs to 65%, with 88% of articles listed at URFA/2020 needing reviews.

URFA/2020 reached a milestone with less than 4,000 articles needing review. Thanks to all of the editors who have helped with this task.

Year-end goals

  • Focus on finishing up reviews of 2004–2006 FA: The number of the very oldest FAs needing review has been reduced from 225 to 77; finishing these up by year-end is a goal.
  • Focus on reviewing 2007 FAs: The number of the 2007 FAs needing review has been reduced from 659 to 487; please review an article from that group towards a goal of reducing it to 450 by year-end.

How to help

If we continued this quarter's trend, it would take more than ten years to review the remaining FAs, which is why we need your help! Here are some ways you can participate:

  • Review "your" articles: Did you nominate a featured article between 2004 and 2015 that you have continuously maintained? Check these articles, update as needed, and mark them as 'Satisfactory' at URFA/2020. If they no longer meet the FA standards, please begin the FAR process by posting your concerns on the article's talk page.
  • Fix an existing featured article: Choose an article at URFA/2020 or FAR and bring it back to FA standards. Enlist the help of the original nominator, frequent FA reviewers, WikiProjects listed on the talk page, or editors that have written similar topics. When the article returns to FA standards, please mark it as 'Satisfactory' at URFA/2020 or note your progress in the article's FAR.
  • Review and nominate an article to FAR that has been 'noticed' of a FAR needed but issues raised on talk have not been addressed. Sometimes nominating at FAR draws additional editors to help improve the article that would otherwise not look at it.

Older reports

The year-end 2021 report is here.
Other quarterly reports are here.

Feedback If you have any questions or feedback, please visit Wikipedia talk:Unreviewed featured articles/2020/3Q2022. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 01:52, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

Tentative December listEdit

A tentative list for December 2022 may be found here. This is not intended to cut off TFA/R nominations, but simply to show the state of play and allow for comments in plenty of time before the dates in question. Wehwalt (talk) 07:56, 2 November 2022 (UTC)