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  • "rioted for six days." well since this is OTD, it should really be "began to riot for ..." The Rambling Man (talk) 19:42, 17 July 2018 (UTC)

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  • Is the painting called The Earthquake or simply Earthquake? Inconsistent between hook and caption. The Rambling Man (talk) 19:16, 17 July 2018 (UTC)
  • Report on the Acquiescence of This Government in the Murder of the Jews should be in italics. Man alive, basics... The Rambling Man (talk) 19:29, 17 July 2018 (UTC)
  • I just came to report the same. It is italicized in the article, of course. ☆ Bri (talk) 23:02, 17 July 2018 (UTC)
  • What on earth is a "body servant" and why is this phrase used in the hook and nowhere in the article?? The Rambling Man (talk) 19:30, 17 July 2018 (UTC)
    • See body servant (albeit a redirect). Brandmeistertalk 21:30, 17 July 2018 (UTC)
      • Sure, that doesn't answer the actual question about why such an arcane and unused phrase is in the hook. And not in the article. The Rambling Man (talk) 21:37, 17 July 2018 (UTC)

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General discussion

Color of "Featured List" section

I hate seeing the Wikipedia Main Page every Monday, with the pink glare of the "Featured List" section. I understand this section was not part of the original design and has been added at a later time. The selection of pink brings the total number of primary colors used in the page to a whopping four and makes it appear like a children's website. Why not just put it inside the purple "Featured Picture" section, which is in line with the design of the page of having two sections per color? Indeed, lists and pictures do have something in common: both are complements to the main unit of the encyclopedia – the article. Jrmde3 (talk) 16:59, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

For most of us, there are only three primary colors. Daniel Case (talk) 02:56, 17 July 2018 (UTC)
I know that. I used the adjective "primary" in the graphic design sense (meaning non-accent; main), not in the color modeling sense. I am surprised that you chose to nitpick on a single word and leave aside the primary point of my message. Jrmde3 (talk) 16:23, 17 July 2018 (UTC)