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Translation of the week

Two-thirds majority in favour (group 1)

  • (Except those who have only the vote of nomination, see group 5).
  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes), second those with less negative votes and thirdly in order of nomination.



3 (=3-0)

en:Lycurgus Cup[edit]

(it:Coppa di Licurgo)

(Net support = 2; Against = 0%) (Group 1)

The Lycurgus Cup is a 4th-century Roman glass cage cup made of a dichroic glass, which shows a different colour depending on whether or not light is passing through it; [...] It is the only complete Roman glass object made from this type of glass

Support Support

  1. A unique art piece, both the Italian and the English articles are well written. I've studied it a school and I am surprised that even a simple stub is missing in so many languages. It has interesting connection to both history and chemistry. --Alexmar983 (talk) 11:02, 3 May 2016 (UTC)
  2. -Shizhao (talk) 03:03, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
  3. --Uruk (talk) 20:58, 28 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


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3 (=4-1)


2 (=2-0)

en:Thames Estuary[edit]

(Net support = 2; Against = 0%) (Group 1)

The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:47, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
  2. It should be present in more languages, it is an important river. Good connection with topic such as culture or chemistry.Potential red links in many languages such as en: Thames sailing barge, en:North Kent Marshes...--Alexmar983 (talk) 04:24, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


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2 (=3-1)

en:American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man[edit]

(Net support = 2; Against = 25%) (Group 1)

The American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man was the world's first international human rights instrument of a general nature, predating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by less than a year.

Support Support

  1. As proposer --PiRSquared17 (talk) 16:04, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
  2. --Holapaco77 (talk) 09:34, 26 August 2015 (UTC)
  3. --Shizhao (talk) 01:07, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. No references in the English language article. --Gce (talk) 10:27, 16 September 2015 (UTC)

Comment Comment


en:Taipei Bridge[edit]

(Net support = 2; Against = 25%) (Group 1)

Taipei Bridge is a motor-vehicle bridge across the Tamsui River connecting Taipei with Sanchong District, New Taipei City in Taiwan. A central span carries automobile and some motorcycle traffic while narrower spans on either side carry most motorcycle traffic along with bicycle pedestrian traffic.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:58, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
  2. Gce (talk) 11:48, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
  3. --Xabier Cañas (talk) 21:07, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. --Uruk (talk) 09:32, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


Between 2/3 and 50% support (group 2)

  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes) and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has the number of oppose votes is 1/3 or more of that of total votes for two months, it will be removed from the list (rule 3).


en:Manoa[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 40%) (Group 2) (No votes from 9 months and 4 days) (→ It is removable)

Mānoa is a valley and a residential neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:51, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
  2. Gce (talk) 16:13, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
  3. PiRSquared17 (talk) 03:39, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. --Holapaco77 (talk) 14:10, 6 October 2015 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 09:32, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


Equal oppose and support, and a minimum of 2 positive votes (group 3)

  • Sorted first by the net support and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has an equal number of opposing votes and supporting votes for one month, it will be removed from the list (rule 2).
  • (With a minimum of 2 positive votes, of course. Candidates with 1-1 stay in group 5, to prevent unjust rewards.)


en:Essential medicines[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 3) (No votes from 1 month and 28 days) (→ It is removable)

Essential medicines, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) are those drugs that satisfy the health care needs of the majority of the population; they should therefore be available at all times in adequate amounts and in appropriate dosage forms, at a price the community can afford.

Support Support

  1. --β16 - (talk) 11:59, 1 April 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 09:34, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. many langs--Shizhao (talk) 00:57, 5 April 2016 (UTC)
  2. it is a nice topic but too many languages compared to other candidates.--Alexmar983 (talk) 04:27, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


Less than 50% support (group 4)

  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes) and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has more opposing votes than supporting ones for two weeks, it will be removed from the list (rule 1).


en:1989 Vuelta a España[edit]

(Net support = -1; Against = 66.667%) (Group 5) (No votes from 2 months and 13 days) (→ It is removable)

The 44th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from April 24 to May 15, 1989.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 09:25, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. --Holapaco77 (talk) 13:16, 29 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 19:25, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


New candidates (group 5)

  • With only 1 positive vote. (Regardless of whether they receive a negative vote or more.)
  • Sorted first by the net support and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has no vote after two weeks, it will be removed from the list (rule 4).

Propose a new candidate


en:Trams in Sofia[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 8 days)

The Sofia tram network is a main public transportation facility in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It began operation on January 1, 1901

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:52, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 22:37, 21 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Sillustani[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 25 days) (→ It is removable)

Sillustani is a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno in Peru

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:59, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Suur Tõll (icebreaker)[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 25 days) (→ It is removable)

Suur Tõll is an Estonian steam-powered icebreaker preserved in the Estonian Maritime Museum in Tallinn.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 03:01, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Sampot[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 5) (No votes from 8 days)

The sampot is a long, rectangular cloth worn around the lower body. It can be draped and folded in several different ways. It is worn in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.

Support Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 22:33, 21 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. original research tag --Shizhao (talk) 01:03, 23 May 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


en:Timberline Lodge[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 2 days)

Timberline Lodge is a mountain lodge on the south side of Mount Hood in Oregon, about 60 miles (97 km) east of Portland. Constructed from 1936 to 1938 by the Works Progress Administration, it was built and furnished by local artisans during the Great Depression. The National Historic Landmark sits at an elevation of 5,960 feet (1,817 m), within the Mount Hood National Forest and is accessible through the Mount Hood Scenic Byway. Timberline Lodge is a popular tourist attraction and It is noted in film for serving as the exterior of the Overlook Hotel in The Shining.

Support Support

  1. well sourced article, its content has good connection with other topics in the field of geography, history, art and cinematography. It was also interesting to read. --Alexmar983 (talk) 16:47, 27 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


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