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Requested articles[edit]

  • Noted American anime voice actor Gary Dublin passed away last week (8 October 2016) from bone cancer at the age of 57.
Recommended categories: Category:Anime, Category:Culture and entertainment.
@Ceannlann gorm: Unfortunately, this story is already nine days old; so it's no longer a current event. --Pi zero (talk) 21:34, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
@Ceannlann gorm: @Pi zero: But we could find an angle to follow-up on like reactions to his death or a memorial service or possibly from original interviews. —Justin (koavf)TCM 21:41, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
Yes. There are certainly approaches that could be taken. One needs a focal event that has just happened; the death itself is nine days ago, and it's not clear just when the public announcement of the death took place but we know, from the earlier source, that it must have been at least four days ago. So those two events are no longer current. --Pi zero (talk) 21:47, 17 October 2016 (UTC)