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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 (=4-1)

en:University of Worcester[edit]

(Net support = 3; Against = 20%) (Group 1)

The University of Worcester is a British public university, based in Worcester, England. With a history dating back to 1946, the institution was granted university status in September 2005. Worcester is the only university serving the English counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 03:19, 1 February 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Holapaco77 (talk) 16:12, 2 February 2016 (UTC)
  3. Gce (talk) 11:29, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
  4. --Alexmar983 (talk) 08:32, 3 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Low importance. Nemo 15:42, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


2 (=2-0)

en:Veiled Christ[edit]

(it:Cristo velato)

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


Support Support

  1. It's one of the world's great sculptural masterpieces; nevertheless, the article about the Veiled Christ is present in just four editions of Wikipedia. --79.52.147.227 21:20, 1 May 2016 (UTC)
  2. it should in fact deserve a little bit more attention.--Alexmar983 (talk) 11:04, 3 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Maharashtra Day[edit]

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

Maharashtra Day, commonly known as Maharashtra Diwas also referred to as Maharashtra Din is a state holiday in the Indian state of Maharashtra, commemorating the formation of the state of Maharashtra from the division of the Bombay State on 1 May 1960

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:30, 3 May 2016 (UTC)
  2. We don't pay enough attention to tradition of many regions. Maharashtra has more than 110 millions inhabitnats!--Alexmar983 (talk) 10:30, 3 May 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment



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


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 8 months and 10 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


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


en:Columbus Globe for State and Industry Leaders[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 33.333%) (Group 2) (No votes from 2 months and 17 days) (→ It is removable)

The Columbus Globe for State and Industry Leaders (also known as Hitler's Globe) was a globe designed specifically for Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party. It became widely known after comedian Charlie Chaplin parodied it in his 1940 film The Great Dictator.

Support Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 03:12, 15 February 2016 (UTC)
  2. Gce (talk) 13:52, 16 February 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Low-importance--Shizhao (talk) 01:31, 22 February 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


en:Essential medicines[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 3) (No votes from 1 month and 3 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


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:Presbyterian Cathedral of Rio of Janeiro[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 5) (No votes from 1 month and 19 days) (→ It is removable)

The Presbyterian Cathedral of Rio of Janeiro (Portuguese: Catedral Presbiteriana do Rio de Janeiro) is a historic congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Brazil. It was the first Presbyterian church in the country.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 09:07, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. It's a stub. --Holapaco77 (talk) 07:50, 24 March 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


en:1989 Vuelta a España[edit]

(Net support = -1; Against = 66.667%) (Group 5) (No votes from 1 month and 19 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


en:Seismic vibrator[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 5) (No votes from 1 month) (→ It is removable)

A seismic vibrator is a truck-mounted or buggy-mounted device that is capable of injecting low-frequency vibrations into the earth. It is one of a number of seismic sources used in reflection seismology for oil exploration.

Support Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 09:37, 4 April 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Low-importance--Shizhao (talk) 00:57, 5 April 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).
  • Currently, there are no candidates in this situation.


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: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)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


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


Comment Comment


en:Trams in Sofia[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5)

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)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Sillustani[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5)

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)

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