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Pride of Aloha[edit]

The source dated May 6th seems to indicate that it officially will change names, not that it has already happened. Is there another one that I missed saying that it has been done? Standard practice is to wait until the name change actually takes place before renaming the articles. --- Barek (talkcontribs) - 01:44, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

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Disputed fair use rationale for File:HSFlogo.jpg}[edit]

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July 2009[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:Osbournes show3.jpg[edit]

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Proposed deletion of The Cube (U.S. game show)[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:WWTBAM10thAnniv.jpg[edit]

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File copyright problem with File:Hole in the Wall US.jpg[edit]

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License tagging for File:Dominator2010.jpg[edit]

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File:Oregon State "Angry" Beaver logo.png[edit]

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I have also replaced its use elsewhere with File:OSU beavers.svg for purely technical reasons. VernoWhitney (talk) 23:41, 20 November 2012 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (File:Oregon State "Angry" Beaver logo.png)[edit]

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File:WWTBAM10thAnniv.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:OurLittleGenius.jpg[edit]

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Nomination of The Cube (U.S. game show) for deletion[edit]

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