Talk:1948 Winter Olympics
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There are seven images used in this article. None whatsoever are free. Over and above the fact that that would be a dealbreaker at FAC, what's the justification for most of them? I can see, perhaps, the pied face, and maybe one of the brochures, but not for all the magazine covers. What's the rationale? The article would not be significantly weakened if most of them were removed. ~ Why is the medal count different in 1948 Winter Olympics and 1948 Winter Olympics medal count?
Differing silver count
- Never mind, I solved it through some analysis of the raw stats. Two bronze medals were awarded in the Men's Downhill Slalom (+1 bronze) and then 3 silvers and no bronze were awarded in the 500m speed skating (+2 silver, -1 bronze which offsets the previously mentioned medal). 18.104.22.168 (talk) 13:30, 24 February 2010 (UTC)
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- (a) the prose is clear and concise, and the spelling and grammar are correct;
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Might not be a bad idea to modify the second sentence in the lead: ("The Games were the first to be celebrated after World War II, a twelve year hiatus.") by adding the date of the previous winter games.Truthkeeper88 (talk) 19:25, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
Yes -- pass.
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Not a huge problem, but in a few places focus is lost. For instance the information about Dick Button should be focused only on his participation in these Games and stop there, in my view.
- I removed information about Button's exploits after the 1948 Games and augmented information about him and the 1948 Skating competition a little bit. H1nkles citius altius fortius 18:23, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
- Good. After re-reading the article, I think it would be a good idea to add as much as you know about the separate events within each discipline: e.g. break skiing into slalom, giant slalom and downhill, if those were the events that year; and give the distance events for speedskating, and so on. Truthkeeper88 (talk) 21:06, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
- That was actually my goal for today until I discovered that my work had blocked access to all sports-related articles thanks to March Madness. I'll try to do this over the weekend. H1nkles citius altius fortius 21:43, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
- Ok I've split all the events into separate sections and started to add more info, I need to do more but will be away from a computer for a day or two. I will get it done though. H1nkles citius altius fortius 15:14, 22 March 2010 (UTC)
- I'll be gone for a day or two as well, so that's fine. Truthkeeper88 (talk) 00:25, 23 March 2010 (UTC)
- Neutral: it represents viewpoints fairly and without editorial bias, giving due weight to each.
Yes -- pass.
- Stable: it does not change significantly from day to day because of an ongoing edit war or content dispute.
Yes -- pass.
- Illustrated, if possible, by images:
Yes -- pass.
- (a) images are tagged with their copyright status, and valid fair use rationales are provided for non-free content; and
Yes -- pass.
it would be nice to see more images, but perhaps they aren't available. The image of the ice-skater is a bit of a stretch because it's not from the Games in 1948. Suggest, if not already done, a comprehensive image search on Commons.
- There isn't much in Commons though I found a shot of the ski jump. I also added a map with the location of St. Moritz. There are pictures of the town that are very nice but I don't know where I would them. I'll keep looking. H1nkles citius altius fortius 18:23, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
Yes -- pass.
- Thank you for your review, I'll do a thorough image search, Olympic Games images are a bit tricky because the IOC is very strict in guarding their intellectual property. I was able to get images for the 1956 Games because of Italy's rather lax copyright laws, I'll do some research on this. I'll also focus the information on Button and use the cite you gave me. Thanks a ton! H1nkles citius altius fortius 15:05, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
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