Talk:RMS Titanic

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Guide and FTT?[edit]

What's still missing from the article to make it a guide, because this is another article that could make a cool FTT? Per Wikivoyage:Travel topic status a guide article:

  • "Effectively covers most aspects of the topic with no obvious omissions. (maybe?)
  • If practical, it should contain a listing of relevant destinations. Yes
  • The format should closely match the manual of style. Yes
  • Should have a custom page-banner." Yes

The article already has suggestions for present-day travel between the listed destinations, though some of them lack that information and it needs to be added to make it a complete itinerary. Should there be more details about the ship's first and only voyage? --Ypsilon (talk) 05:12, 2 August 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for looking closely into this article! It's written in the present tense, which I don't think you brought up. The present tense feels odd to me. Also, there are not many details about the sinking of the ship, which seem to me like key details needed for context about the whole topic. Otherwise, as you say, it looks like quite a good article. --Comment by Selfie City (talk | contributions) 12:28, 2 August 2019 (UTC)
I did notice the use of present tense in the Understand section and the lead. Maybe the author at some point wanted to write the itinerary from a kind of live-action role playing game point of view, i.e. the reader would be a passenger onboard the Titanic. --Ypsilon (talk) 14:44, 2 August 2019 (UTC)
Sure, but I think past tense would be better. --Comment by Selfie City (talk | contributions) 15:23, 2 August 2019 (UTC)
I agree. Ypsilon (talk) 17:52, 2 August 2019 (UTC)

Travel topic not Itinerary ?[edit]

Do not see this as a single journey someone could make, more a Historical travel topic. --Traveler100 (talk) 11:43, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

If you look at Titanic#Go, the destinations are arranged in order along the ship's route. I think that makes it more of an itinerary, but the line is hard to draw in this case. --Comment by Selfie City (talk | contributions) 12:29, 7 September 2019 (UTC)