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Categories by county[edit]

There are a number of red-linked categories relating to populated places in America, e.g. Category:Unincorporated communities in Estill County, Kentucky. I propose to create some of these over the next few days, if there are no objections. All the best: Rich Farmbrough22:55, 12 August 2014 (UTC).

PhinDeli Town Buford[edit]

Thoughts on Talk:PhinDeli Town Buford, Wyoming#Name change?

VPOTUS was not part of the cabinet until 1919[edit]

Starting in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson asked his Vice President ("VPOTUS"), Thomas R. Marshall, to sit in on his cabinet. This is believed to be the first instance of a VPOTUS being considered at least minimally as part of a President's cabinet. Until recently, all VPOTUS were included in the cabinet navboxes. I recently took them out, but now I realize perhaps I should have had a discussion of the changes first. Please add your comments here. Thanks! —GoldRingChip 15:57, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Nomination of United States for GA[edit]

United States has been nominated for Good article status and a review has been carried out. Interested editors are invited to assist with improving the article to the comments at Talk:United States/GA2. After these fixes have been made it will pass and become a Good article once again. Rcsprinter123 (discourse) @ 09:28, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

This nomination has now passed; United States is a Good article. Rcsprinter123 (chatter) @ 21:55, 21 January 2015 (UTC)

WikiCup 2015[edit]

Hi there; this is just a quick note to let you all know that the 2015 WikiCup will begin on January 1st. The WikiCup is an annual competition to encourage high-quality contributions to Wikipedia by adding a little friendly competition to editing. At the time of writing, more than fifty users have signed up to take part in the competition; interested parties, no matter their level of experience or their editing interests, are warmly invited to sign up. Questions are welcome on the WikiCup talk page. Thanks! Miyagawa (talk) 22:06, 29 December 2014 (UTC)

Highest civilian award from US Army Dept?[edit]

If you know anything about this, please see my question at Talk:William Wiswesser and help there. Thanks. PamD 18:18, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

WikiProject X is live![edit]

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Harej (talk) 16:57, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Tabor Store from Buckskin Joe[edit]

I was in Canon City several years ago and at that time the buildings at Buckskin Joe were being removed and I was told they had been purchased by a gentleman from Eagle County, Colorado and were being moved there to his property. That was from one of the men working on the move. So the location information of Tabor's Store has probably changed. 174.24.104.240 (talk) 05:26, 15 January 2015 (UTC)Mary A Best, Leadville, CO

Homeless veterans in the United States[edit]

I'd like to gain the communities attention to the Homeless veterans in the United States. It is in very poor shape for a subject which has received significant coverage in multiple reliable sources. I hope others can help me improve this article. Thanks in advance for your time and effort.--RightCowLeftCoast (talk) 19:50, 16 January 2015 (UTC)

Mustang or mustang... should we continue to capitalize it?[edit]

There is an Rfc on mustang/Mustang capitalization going on at Talk:Mustang#Capitalization_RfC where we would be grateful for input. This project is listed on the article talk page. Thanks. Fyunck(click) (talk) 11:08, 18 January 2015 (UTC)

RfC[edit]

There is currently an RfC going on at Template talk:Infobox officeholder#RfC Congressmen's tenures in infobox. Please comment. Kraxler (talk) 15:24, 19 January 2015 (UTC)