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It's remarkable you managed to squeeze in mention of the 5,000,000 millionth article into this issue, especially considering that it only occurred an hour or two before publication time. Bravo! Liz Read! Talk! 18:40, 1 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you. I spent a lot of time anxiously watching the countdown this weekend. Gamaliel (talk) 19:53, 1 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • It is extraordinarily unfortunate that such an otherwise celebratory occasion must also bear the sad news of a Wikimedian no longer with us. Rest in peace, Kahlid Mahmood. My condolences to their loved ones. Mz7 (talk) 18:52, 1 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I'll bet 50% of those articles are sports articles, obscure villages, railway stations, little known bugs, and entertainment trivia. Praemonitus (talk) 22:56, 5 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Images now available

As a result of the initiative mentioned here, images of Persoonia terminalis' two subspecies are now available on Commons.

Thanks to the photographer, Russell Cumming, for kindly relicensing his images. Andreas JN466 12:33, 3 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]


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