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WikiProject collaboration notice from the Portals WikiProject[edit]

The reason I am contacting you is because there are one or more portals that fall under this subject, and the Portals WikiProject is currently undertaking a major drive to automate portals that may affect them.

Portals are being redesigned.

The new design features are being applied to existing portals.

At present, we are gearing up for a maintenance pass of portals in which the introduction section will be upgraded to no longer need a subpage. In place of static copied and pasted excerpts will be self-updating excerpts displayed through selective transclusion, using the template {{Transclude lead excerpt}}.

The discussion about this can be found here.

Maintainers of specific portals are encouraged to sign up as project members here, noting the portals they maintain, so that those portals are skipped by the maintenance pass. Currently, we are interested in upgrading neglected and abandoned portals. There will be opportunity for maintained portals to opt-in later, or the portal maintainers can handle upgrading (the portals they maintain) personally at any time.


On April 8th, 2018, an RfC ("Request for comment") proposal was made to eliminate all portals and the portal namespace. On April 17th, the Portals WikiProject was rebooted to handle the revitalization of the portal system. On May 12th, the RfC was closed with the result to keep portals, by a margin of about 2 to 1 in favor of keeping portals.

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Thank you.    — The Transhumanist   07:51, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

Please help investigate and edit if necessary[edit]

Hi. A request was made on 19 June at the help desk by someone who claims to have been a vocalist in the pop/soul group The Hues Corporation. The person, Kenny James, is requesting the addition of his name to the article about the group. I conducted a light search for reliable sources that could corroborate the claims but I was unable to find any. I thought maybe you guys are more knowledgeable about finding sources of pop music and could help out with this case. Cheers! Thinker78 (talk) 05:33, 22 June 2018 (UTC)


Please see here. --NaBUru38 (talk) 02:18, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

Popular article GA nominated - seeking reviewer[edit]

I nominated Exo (band) as a Good Article Nominee two months ago and am seeking anyone interested to review the article. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets Good Article criteria. If you are interested, you can find instructions on how to review Good Article Nominees here. I would appreciate anyone's time to review this article, being the #2 most viewed article on Wikipedia. NicklausAU 03:47, 3 August 2018 (UTC)