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What Women Want (2000 film)[edit]

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May 2011[edit]

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July 2012[edit]

Please do not add or change content without verifying it by citing reliable sources, as you did to Wendy's. Please review the guidelines at Wikipedia:Citing sources and take this opportunity to add references to the article. Thank you. NeilN talk to me 01:47, 6 July 2012 (UTC)

Verb tense[edit]

You recently made an edit with the summary "Discontinued products = "was/were"". This is not actually standard practice here at wikipedia. We adopt the present tense for discussing objects in the abstract whether they were discontinued or not. You may be confusing the matter with whether the product was canceled. If it was canceled then it may be fair to use past tense, but if it was actually released (and thus it really exists in the present) then we use present tense even if it's now no longer produced by or supported by the parent manufacturer.

  • e.g. - We can say "The Victrola is a machine that was used throughout the 1920s to play 78 inch records." even though the Victrola is a long-discontinued product. The "was" tips off the reader that the product is no longer is common use, bu the "is" refers to the object in the abstract (and presumably the actual object sitting in the collector's home).

The specific rule in the case of your video-game-related edit can be located here. Incidentally, a similar rule apparently applies in the case of cars per consensus at WP:CARS. -Thibbs (talk) 11:16, 15 October 2012 (UTC)

Replaceable fair use File:Wendy's Brand New Restaurant.jpg[edit]

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Non-free rationale for File:Wendy's Brand New Restaurant.jpg[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:The Wendy's Company corporate logo.png[edit]

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Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. Stefan2 (talk) 17:01, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

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