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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)



3 (=4-1)


2 (=2-0)

en:Sindoor[edit]

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

Sindoor is a traditional red or orange-red colored cosmetic powder from India, usually worn by married women along the parting of their hair.

Support Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 12:28, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Shizhao (talk) 11:45, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Sural nerve[edit]

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

In the human being the sural nerve is a sensory nerve in the calf region (sura) of the leg. It is made up of collateral branches of the tibial nerve and common fibular nerve.

Support Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 20:48, 19 November 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Shizhao (talk) 01:35, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:The Yellow Wallpaper[edit]

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

The Yellow Wallpaper (original title: "The Yellow Wall-paper. A Story") is a 6,000-word short story by the American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 08:50, 24 October 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Deryni (talk) 20:38, 5 November 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Spin-stabilized magnetic levitation[edit]

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

Spin-stabilized magnetic levitation is a phenomenon of magnetic levitation whereby a spinning magnet or array of magnets is levitated via magnetic forces above another magnet or array of magnets, and stabilised by gyroscopic effect due to a spin that is neither too fast, nor too slow to allow for a necessary precession.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 11:46, 7 October 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 10:43, 13 October 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment



2 (=3-1)

en:Kali Gandaki River[edit]

(sv:Kali Gandaki)

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

The Kali Gandaki is one of the major rivers of Nepal and a left bank tributary of the Ganges in India.

Support Support

  1. ...and furthermore, now is the Wikipedian Asian Month. --Deryni (talk) 08:01, 6 November 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 13:07, 6 November 2016 (UTC)
  3. -- Erebuss (talk) 21:54, 6 November 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. "Who tag" (refimprove). Please fix it. --Holapaco77 (talk) 22:09, 9 November 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment @Holapaco77:Refimprove: Unreferenced statement (since 2009) deleted, as is doesn't seem trustworthy. Deryni (talk) 20:16, 13 November 2016 (UTC)

en:Kuzuyu[edit]

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

Kuzuyu (葛湯) is a sweet Japanese beverage produced by adding kudzu flour to hot water. It has a thick honey-like texture, and in color it appears pale and somewhat translucent.

Support Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 07:33, 20 June 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Deryni (talk) 10:38, 21 June 2016 (UTC)
  3. --Erebuss (talk) 14:49, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Low-importance--Shizhao (talk) 08:43, 20 June 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment Short and referenced article existing in only three wikis, about a traditional japanese beverage.

en:Bartolomeo Altomonte[edit]

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

Bartolomeo Altomonte, was an Austrian baroque painter who specialized in large scale frescoes.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:10, 1 August 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 23:39, 1 August 2016 (UTC)
  3. --Xabier Cañas (talk) 15:17, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. It's a stub. --Holapaco77 (talk) 07:12, 5 August 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:Miñiques[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 33.333%) (Group 2) (No votes from 2 months and 5 days) (→ It is removable)

Miñiques is a massive volcanic complex containing a large number of craters, lava domes and flows, located in the Antofagasta Region of Chile.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:41, 26 September 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Deryni (talk) 04:23, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. Good pictures, but it's a stub and there are no footnotes --Holapaco77 (talk) 15:07, 3 November 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


en:Monkey_selfie[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 33.333%) (Group 2) (No votes from 29 days)

The monkey selfies are a series of selfies taken by Celebes crested macaques using equipment belonging to the British nature photographer David Slater.

Support Support

  1. --Stang 02:46, 5 November 2016 (UTC)
  2. very interesting --Holapaco77 (talk) 22:17, 9 November 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. too lang--Shizhao (talk) 01:58, 7 November 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:Galves–Löcherbach model[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 5) (No votes from 7 days)

The Galves–Löcherbach model is a model with intrinsic stochasticity for biological neural nets, in which the probability of a future spike depends on the evolution of the complete system since the last spike

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 11:48, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. complicated --Holapaco77 (talk) 19:08, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Comment Comment


en:Mud-puddling[edit]

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 5) (No votes from 7 days)

Mud-puddling, or simply puddling, is a behaviour most conspicuous in butterflies, but occurs in other animals as well, mainly insects; they seek out certain moist substances such as rotting plant matter, mud and carrion and they suck up the fluid

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 11:52, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose

  1. @Shizhao: This article was already elected last year TOTW 40/2015 --Holapaco77 (talk) 19:06, 1 December 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).



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).

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en:Rathen Ferry[edit]

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 17 days) (→ It is removable)

The Rathen Ferry is a passenger cable ferry across the Elbe river at Rathen in Saxony, Germany.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 13:03, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment


en:Rothschild Boulevard[edit]

(he:שדרות_רוטשילד)

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 17 days) (→ It is removable)

Rothschild Boulevard is one of the principal streets in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel, beginning in Neve Tzedek at its southwestern edge and running north to Habima Theatre.

Support Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 13:04, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

Oppose Oppose


Comment Comment