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Joanna Yeates[edit]

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This article is no longer on the main page. Discussions of the article should go on at Talk:Murder of Joanna Yeates. --Jayron32 18:34, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

Why isn't there a photograph of Joanna Yeates on the main page? Would it be disrespectful? There is one on the article. — Preceding unsigned comment added by ‎129.176.151.28 (talkcontribs)

It has to do with Wikipedia's internal rules for what content is permitted on the main page. As Wikipedia's goal is to produce freely licensed content, everything on the main page must meet that criteria. The image of Yeates that we have is a fair use photograph which is acceptable in the article as it is required to convey the complete view of Yeates as a person and the case surrounding her death. However that makes it invalid for use on the main page. Resolute 00:48, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
It is a bloody stupid rule which was imposed by an individual who has no authority to do so. I still think we should abandon it. Modest Genius talk 11:49, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
Well, WP:VPP is a better venue than here to discuss the matter. Make a proposal, and see where it goes. --Jayron32 11:59, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
There was one last year which ended as No Consensus, which was ironic because there was never any consensus for introducing the ban either. Modest Genius talk 23:12, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

"Joanna Yeates (1985–2010) was a 25-year-old..."
"25-year-old" is redundant next to "(1985-2010)". Surtsicna (talk) 12:04, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

I guess you can work it out from the dates. This is Paul (talk) 12:25, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
She could have been 24 years of age. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 12:26, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
She could have been 6 years of age. -LookingYourBest (talk) 15:48, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
Actually no as 1985 was not a leap year. 24 or 25 are the only possibilities, 24 if she died before her 25th birthday in 2010.--JohnBlackburnewordsdeeds 18:27, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
Okay, enough. The blurb is fine. The Rambling Man (talk) 20:20, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
  • I don't agree that this article should be featured on the main page at all. 109.147.185.164 (talk) 20:19, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
    Ok, thanks for your opinion. The Rambling Man (talk) 20:20, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.