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This is a record of material that was recently featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know (DYK), which shares surprising or intriguing facts. They give readers enough context to understand the hook, but leave enough out to make them want to learn more. They are written for a general audience who has no prior knowledge of or interest in the topic area. Lastly, they are concise and do not attempt to cover multiple facts or present information about the subject beyond what's needed to understand the hook.

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Nuuk Seaport

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Mountain Ridge Bridleway

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Conductor voting board

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The Twenty-Fifth Angel

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Ghibli Museum roof

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The High Altitude Activity Space (left)

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Wolf Air Industries Blimp

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Murrville Parkour House

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New Chandigarh City Museum

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Kitania East Murkland Airstrip

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MRT Land

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Porton mountainside
  • ...that SimonScholar created the design of Porton (pictured) as an experiment to build in a more organic style?
  • ...that contestants did not know who their fellow competitors were in The Game of Numbers?
  • ...that, when the MRT server opened, players were not allowed to exit their minecart while in motion on an MRT line?
  • ...that since Aroma Coffee stopped selling new locations, Nimataka has a parody of one as it is a common theme among the tourist-related islands in Itokani?
  • ...that every room on the campus of Auburn Academy has a unique seven-character identifier?

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gm_construct Convention Center and Park
  • ...that the convention center and park modeled after the Garry's Mod map "gm_construct" (pictured) located in East Mesa was originally intended to be a PVP Arena?
  • ...that the name of the project involving the construction and repurposing of the Desert, Mesa, Western, and Oasis Lines is a reference to Chicago Midway International Airport?
  • ...that chiefbozx has an office in the Trusted Tower, despite never holding the rank of Trusted?
  • ...that upgrade kits were created to continually generate income from hvt's Arcades as no new locations were being sold?
  • ...that there were 13 rejected names for The Glowlight Awards?

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Ardyln's hand-drawn plan

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Colegiata de la Virgen del Carmen
  • ...that the first building built in Caravaca (pictured) later became the city's landmark for Governor?
  • ...that the town of Kriuine, originally known as Otakiri, was acquired by EspiDev for Espil's transportation needs?
  • ...that the eggs in the Venceslo Easter Egg Hunt were inspired by the power moons from Super Mario Odyssey?
  • ...that, despite five episodes being planned and three episodes being played, only one episode of Lingo was aired?
  • ...that the Il-Kara district of Malosa was partially inspired by the buildings on Koroturaga?

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Old Town district
  • ...that Chansee's Old Town district (pictured) consists of apartment-style houses in a jungle canopy?
  • ...that Broville Airfield has an automated luggage system that brings chest minecarts to their respective gates?
  • ...that the Sixth Street Bridge in Covina was officially given a name as it was revealed to be the Starting Line of The Amazing Race 7?
  • ...that Frumple noted that the potential of extending the MRT Marina Shuttle into a full line was "very limited" due to Moramoa?
  • ...that each island in Itokani is assigned a color, as reflected in each island's lighthouse?

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The Pablo Memorial
  • ...that the landmark of Manumanu (pictured) is based on and named after a bee that had died on a survival server?
  • ...that original version of the MRT system on the server had a glitch involving lag, resulting in the coining of the term "Dispenser'd"?
  • ...that prior to December 2020, BurgerQueens used to have location-dependent menus?
  • ...that Venceslo-Fifth Ward International Airport's original runway was diagonal?
  • ...that, due to the lack of an economy plugin, the first four seasons of The Mole used role-play diamonds as the currency for the group pot?

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Heampstead Convention Center

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Interior of KFC Development Facility

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Arisa tour group

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Gondollama

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A perpetual motion booster

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Rook's Landing

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Helga Thonk Burger in Chugsdy Island
  • ...that kyyl_ created a franchise (pictured) named after a fictional woman from Akureyri?
  • ...that, of the 16 planned minecart tracks at Tranquil Forest Central, only two were kept as there was a lack of minecart rail demand?
  • ...that the town that placed second in the Town Building Contest, Nashville, is underwater?
  • ...that Race To Escape, if not canceled, would have had the largest cast in any major game show?
  • ...that there have been two failed attempts to extend the MRT Marina Shuttle, with the first attempt being called 'PUnS'?

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"Heart of the City"

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The Lingo Statue
  • ...that losing contestants in Lingo win a statue (pictured) that they can place in one of their towns?
  • ...that the first town located in an ice spikes biome was named after one building Mojang1014 built?
  • ...that, as Evella is modeled after a 'dystopian' city, buildings in the town follow a strict building code?
  • ...that two additional tracks had to be constructed underneath Siletz Salvador Station as Fred Rail's trains were too big for the station's elevated tracks?
  • ...that in his acceptance speech, Narnia17 admitted that he originally joined the server to troll?

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The van in Fairfax
  • ...that a Saturday Night Live sketch partially inspired _frozen to hide a van (pictured)?
  • ...that Deadbush has had a total of nine unique airports, the most of any city?
  • ...that the first and only structure to be built in a mushroom island biome on the New World is the MRT Union Line?
  • ...that cakes and cows were sources of antics in Survivor: Utara?
  • ...that the Final hvt's Arcade was not its final location to be built?

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"Last Train to Paradise"

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A stall on Soko named "The Last Time"
  • ...that stalls on Soko (pictured) have names based on puns on Taylor Swift songs?
  • ...the original section of the MRT Savannah Line was the only MRT line that had no turns?
  • ...that, as of January 2024, the shortest staff tenure is 19 days?
  • ...that Segville was denied for Senator five times due in part to a controversial land claim?
  • ...that jphgolf4321 based Spartanball on aspects of field lacrosse, American football, and ultimate Frisbee?

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Itomori Municipal Airfield

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Megap Parkour

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Heampstead Nuclear Power Station
  • ...that the lights along the streets of Heampstead can go dark in a "blackout", as they are all connected to the city's power station (pictured)?
  • ...that, as a last resort, two backup legs were created for The Amazing Race 7 in case a leg on another server was unable to be completed?
  • ...that the opening of Kitania Transylvania Station marked the end of the prohibition of third-party transit rail in Kitania?
  • ...that LondonThameslink unintentionally named Krakabraka's town?
  • ...that the MRT Circle Line takes over two hours to completely ride?

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Nuuk CubeTram

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Blox Bells Amphitheatre

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Niwen Clocktower

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Northern Waitui Seaplane Port

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MRT Mail Hub

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Pride floats in Vegeta

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Boxes used in the gate giveaway game

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Braun Llama Dome

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An Easter egg in Venceslo

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Mount Exclave

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The MS Lake Diamond during construction

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The Welchett Pyramid

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The island of Teivaki
  • ...that the farms on Teivaki (pictured) are inspired by farms from a French Minecraft server?
  • ...that the roofs of four concourses at Fort Yaxier International Airport have artwork inspired by movements of the Cascadian Concerto?
  • ...that ATLAS had 17 locations within 24 hours of its creation?
  • ...that Conricsto was founded because KittyCat11231 wanted to build an IntraRail line?
  • ...that Staff had initiated a project involving removing signs and filling caves in Spawn City to allegedly reduce lag?

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The original Traveller's Tavern

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Venceslo-Fifth Ward International Airport

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Cresta Capitol Building

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Woodsdale Lilli-Putt Golf Course

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Kalmar Fried Chicken Evil Production Facility

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The Merchantman Canalway

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The Brick House

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The MesaPromenade in 2015

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Grief Island

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