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  • " African Americans" is piped to redirect back to itself. The Rambling Man (talk) 07:45, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
    Fixed. Fish+Karate 09:49, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • "antiretroviral drug zidovudine (AZT) became the first antiviral drug approved " is it an antiretroviral drug or an antiviral drug? The Rambling Man (talk) 07:50, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
    Both. A retrovirus is a type of virus; an antiretroviral drug is a type of antiviral drug. Fish+Karate 09:49, 19 March 2018 (UTC)

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  • The only link to the page is in "Full list..." so the bold in the prose should probably be hyperlinked. (On a side note, the summary presented may be too long as well.) Hameltion (talk, contribs) 01:26, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • I've linked it and trimmed the summary a touch; it's still a little longer than average, if anyone more knowledgeable cares to have a go. Espresso Addict (talk) 02:05, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • As an aside, the TFL was changed without discussion by an apparently new editor who failed to restyle it -- is anyone from that section aware of this? Espresso Addict (talk) 02:23, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • I hadn't noticed that. Two edits: (MVP) should be neither bolded nor linked, and everything after "Oscar Robertson" can probably be cut. Hameltion (talk, contribs) 02:45, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • I've moved MVP. It's now about the right word count so I've left the final sentence in situ. Espresso Addict (talk) 03:02, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Really, the whole thing should have been restored to the TFL selected by the TFL director, rather than patch up what was rushed through. Perhaps edit protection needs to be extended by a few days to prevent this kind of thing from happening. The Rambling Man (talk) 07:31, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • It had already been up a couple of hours before my attention was drawn to it. On the 17th, Art LaPella did some edits with a summary requesting review and also posted at the TFL talk page about the change, with no response. As Giants2008 had been active in the interim I assumed all was well. Espresso Addict (talk) 07:46, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Well given that talk page gets an average of fewer than three hits a day, and given the message didn't actually state that the whole blurb had been completely changed, it's no wonder we're where we are. The Rambling Man (talk) 07:58, 19 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Can an admin please change the list back to the one I had originally picked? I've been busy with work in real life and haven't been as active as usual, so I didn't notice that somebody decided to unilaterally change the TFL. I obviously haven't checked the other page for quality, and don't want this to be that list's only crack at TFL under these circumstances. Giants2008 (Talk) 12:35, 19 March 2018 (UTC)

General discussion[edit]

Holy grail of waterfalls?[edit]

Catlin Brook article shows no "holy grail" waterfalls or watershed. Sorry I got this mixed up with another article. --2600:6C48:7006:200:D84D:5A80:173:901D (talk) 03:37, 15 March 2018 (UTC)

It's right there in the "Geography and geology" section. Third paragraph, second sentence: "These falls have been described in Jeff Mitchell's book Hiking the Endless Mountains as the "holy grail" of Pennsylvania waterfalls." --Khajidha (talk) 12:24, 15 March 2018 (UTC)

WT:TFA#Blurb note[edit]

Just a pointer. - Dank (push to talk) 02:44, 16 March 2018 (UTC)