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I am locked from editing the article. The words United States in the first paragraph should be linked to the page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Holland9 (talk • contribs) 23:31, 21 June 2014 (UTC)
What Walter Gorlitz means specifically is that the intro section of an article has so many linkable terms that the first few paragraphs would be a solid wall of blue text if we linked everything;). That reduces readability, makes for an uncomfortable visual experience, and makes it harder to emphasize the most relevant links to the topic. Links that are only of tangential interest are linked later on in the article, usually in the subtopic about that specific subject.
Using your USA example, it's highly unlikely that anyone will say to themselves, "ooo! OOO! What's that big country? You know? The one right beside Canada? Look up Canada on Wikipedia so we can figure this out!". Because of the unlikelihood of such usage scenarios, we can safely avoid linking some terms in the intro section without hurting people's reading experience:). — Gopher65talk 00:19, 22 June 2014 (UTC)
I can't seem to recall why we removed a link to the cheesy version of "O Canada" from the infobox. Other than being unnecessary when there's a link to the article where the anthem was there a reason? Walter Görlitz (talk) 06:11, 26 June 2014 (UTC)
for no apparent reason it was deleted by "Andreas11213"! Why wouldn't you want to have it here as well? every other country has its anthem player in the infobox.90reza (talk) 06:40, 26 June 2014 (UTC)
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Canada has 10 provinces and TWO territories . Right? Why does this say 10 and 3??? Nunavat is a new province ; other territories are Northwest and Yukon ::::----CAN'T ON MY KEYBOARD bring up the tilde``188.8.131.52 (talk) 19:54, 1 July 2014 (UTC)
No, Nunavut is a territory: see Nunavut. The numbers given are correct. Nikkimaria (talk) 20:07, 1 July 2014 (UTC)
You said that my edit on Canada Violated a copyright. But I was just following the standard set by all the other pages in which the country's coat of arms is displayed next to the flag. I don't get it, do you want the Canada page to remain an outlier? People will start to wonder if Canada even has a royal coat of arms. Abdi Nur (talk) 18:38, 3 July 2014 (UTC)
First, allow me to apologize. It was not a copyright violation, it was a misrepresentation of the coat of arms. If you look at the hidden comment it reads "DO NOT insert a non-free image here. Also, do not insert "Coat of Arms of Canada rendition.svg" here as it's not accurate." that's what the problem was. The rendition is not accurate. Walter Görlitz (talk) 19:07, 3 July 2014 (UTC)
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Britain declared war Sept 3. Canada declared war Sept 10 1939. There was a seven day gap. The article says there was a three day gap at Canada#Early_20th_century. Please correct. --IseeEwe (talk) 06:04, 23 July 2014 (UTC)
Thanks - I made the change. TFD (talk) 06:20, 23 July 2014 (UTC)
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