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  • Worth noting that the Carpathia only lost five people when it sank (compared to the 1,500+) from the Titanic. The Rambling Man (talk) 19:36, 16 July 2018 (UTC)
  • "(all three pictured)" three is not necessary. The Rambling Man (talk) 19:37, 16 July 2018 (UTC)
  • "killing an estimated 1,500 people" well the article leads with "killing between at least 2,183 and 2,700".... Also not seeing the "ten villages" claim. Worth re-visiting this one completely. The Rambling Man (talk) 20:59, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

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  • Well that truck layout sure ain't 'conventional' in my neck of the woods, nor for hundreds of millions of others across Europe and Asia. Victoriosissimus (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 02:05, 16 July 2018 (UTC)
  • Word "conventional" removed.  — Chris Woodrich (talk) 03:23, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

The air dam needs to be marked as not present on all trucks, just as the sleeper is marked. And even here in the US there are still cab-over models in use. Thd picture should be noted as being only one (admittedly common) style. ("A diagram showing a side and underside view of one type of 18-wheeler semi-trailer truck with an enclosed cargo space. ") --Khajidha (talk) 11:02, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

I'm just staggered that something that looks like it was knocked up in Visio is a featured picture. No disrespect, I'm sure it has heaps of EV, but it's not quite on a par with the many other FPs we feature, is it? The Rambling Man (talk) 21:11, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

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Participate in the deletion discussion at the nomination page. Community Tech bot (talk) 07:22, 11 July 2018 (UTC)

Color of "Featured List" section[edit]

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)