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May 20[edit]

Subway challenge[edit]

Where can I post my results for the Subway Challenge (AFAIK the first ever for 472 stations)? 2601:646:8A00:A0B3:4192:EBD4:E289:ABE0 (talk) 01:50, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

Did you notice the external link? ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 02:49, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Yes I did, but that site hasn't been updated in 10 years -- I'm not so sure they're even maintaining it anymore (else it would've included Matthew Ahn's record!) 2601:646:8A00:A0B3:4192:EBD4:E289:ABE0 (talk) 01:17, 21 May 2019 (UTC)
I suppose you could always see if the Guinness Book people are interested. ApLundell (talk) 05:26, 21 May 2019 (UTC)
Not eligible -- my run was a Class C (passing through all stations), whereas the Guinness record is a Class B (stopping at every station). 2601:646:8A00:A0B3:4192:EBD4:E289:ABE0 (talk) 06:26, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

May 25[edit]

Why use the copyright law of the us?[edit]

When I look at the details of a non-free picture uploaded to Wikipedia, it says qualifies as fair use under United States copyright law. Wikipedia shouldn’t think that the us is the only country in the world, which everyone knows that the us isn’t the only country in the world. I think that there should be an option to choose a copyright law from another country of your choice you will be uploading the photo under to Wikipedia. In other words, why is that? Metric Supporter 89 (talk) 19:40, 25 May 2019 (UTC)

Because the servers that house Wikipedia is located in the US? See Wikipedia:List of policies#Legal and Wikipedia:Non-free content for a (little) bit more detail. WegianWarrior (talk) 19:57, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
That second link doesn't work. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 00:07, 26 May 2019 (UTC)
Links fixed. -- (talk) 06:46, 26 May 2019 (UTC)

May 27[edit]