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Comment on the WikiProject X proposal[edit]

Hello there! As you may already know, most WikiProjects here on Wikipedia struggle to stay active after they've been founded. I believe there is a lot of potential for WikiProjects to facilitate collaboration across subject areas, so I have submitted a grant proposal with the Wikimedia Foundation for the "WikiProject X" project. WikiProject X will study what makes WikiProjects succeed in retaining editors and then design a prototype WikiProject system that will recruit contributors to WikiProjects and help them run effectively. Please review the proposal here and leave feedback. If you have any questions, you can ask on the proposal page or leave a message on my talk page. Thank you for your time! (Also, sorry about the posting mistake earlier. If someone already moved my message to the talk page, feel free to remove this posting.) Harej (talk) 22:47, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

National symbols of Ecuador[edit]

I've just done some copy editing and fixed some apparent vandalism at National symbols of Ecuador. I'd appreciate some expert eyes to check to make sure I reverted to the right versions. Also with the vandalism it's had, it should be on some Ecuadorians' watchlists. Thank you. SchreiberBike talk 17:22, 11 January 2015 (UTC)

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

List of Ecuadorian ironmen[edit]

I'd like to add my name to the list of Ecuadorian ironmen. I have done 4, best time was on 2011 Ironman Arizona with 12:34 cevoit 1-14-15 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cevoit (talkcontribs) 01:41, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Are these stories all talking about the same Japanese school?[edit]

I know there is a part-time Japanese school in Quito. I believe the Spanish name is "Colegio Japonés Auxiliar de Quito" (キト補習授業校).

I found these stories from El Telegráfo:

I know of these articles along with a Japanese one from a Brazilan publication:

So are the two El Telegrafo articles talking about the same school or different schools? WhisperToMe (talk) 05:17, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

It has to be the same one, because the MEXT page (Archive) gives the address as: "Calle A, S/N Pusquii, Quito, ECUADOR" WhisperToMe (talk) 05:47, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Garish colours in tables, and unnecessary flag icons[edit]

Hi, I've looked at a few TV articles. Garish background colours in tables, and unnecessary use of country (and even city) flags in infoboxes. Flags are not decorations on en.WP; they need to be informational, and none I've seen is that. Tony (talk) 04:13, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

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biased choice of sources[edit]

In the entry about the 2015 protests, there is a strong bias towards the use of right-wing anti-government media sources which very probably affect the accuracy and neutrality of the information. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Smukster (talkcontribs) 16:54, 3 August 2015 (UTC)