Alternate Wikipedia Infoboxes VI (Do Not Post Current Politics or Political Figures Here)

Since presidency is shown as succeeded by "himself as emperor" shouldn't the emperorship show "preceded by: himself as president"?

With the way it is it seems disconnected.
I think you should either go with "none, office established/abolished" or with "himself as president/emperor" in both of them.
Yeah, there was a bit of a disconnect. Part of it may have been due to every time I checked the preview to see what it looked like I lost my place and had to scroll back to find it. I’ll probably upload a fixed version later today.
 
William Henry Gates II
was an American attorney, politician, and philanthropist who served as the 49th Mayor of Seattle, Washington.

Gates was born in Bremerton, Washington in 1925. His parents owned and operated a furniture shop. Gates served in the US Army for three years during World War II, then entered the University of Washington under the G.I. Bill. There, he earned a B.A. in 1949 and a J.D. in 1950.

Gates briefly worked in private practice before entering the office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington, where he specialized in civil rights and employment law.

In 1969, Gates resigned from the US Attorney’s office to run for Mayor of Seattle in the 1970 election. Gates, a Democrat, defeated incumbent Republican Mayor James Braman. In office, Gates created agencies to assist small business owners, successfully promoted Seattle as a home for the growing technology sector, and reformed Seattle’s healthcare systems. Gates worked closely with Seattle-area lawmakers at the state and federal level to promote and maintain a progressive taxation system.

Gates denied several invitations to seek higher office. He was recruited to challenge Attorney General Slade Gorton in 1972 and to run for the US Senate in 1980 to replace retiring Senator Warren Magnuson and in the 1992 special election to replace scandal-ridden incumbent Brock Adams. He also reportedly turned down the position of Deputy Attorney General in the Bentsen administration.

Retiring in 1994, Gates served 24 years in the mayor’s office, making him the longest-serving mayor in the history of Seattle. In retirement, Gates became a philanthropist, working with the United Nations to develop and promote various global public health programs. He co-founded and co-chaired the Gates Foundation, a charitable organization, alongside his son and daughter-in-law. He served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Washington, his alma mater, in various leadership positions in the American Bar Association, and on the board of Planned Parenthood.

Gates died on September 14, 2020 at his beach home on Hood Canal, Washington, at age 94.

Gates had three children: Kristianne (Kristi), William III (Bill), and Elizabeth (Libby). Bill Gates, the founder and former CEO of Microsoft, was the wealthiest person in the world up until November 2020, when he was elected President of the United States, at which point he pledged to give away a third of his wealth to charitable causes.

Note: This was an idea I had in mind ever since Bill Gates Sr. died in September. Finally got around to doing it.

Eisenhower decides against running, and Everett Dirksen is nominated as a compromise candidate. I didn't make boxes for '52 and '56 since they're basically the same as OTL with different faces.
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These are really well done - very imaginative and a good read (Gates) and nice rabbit holes to go down (the electoral candidates). Thanks both!
 
Since presidency is shown as succeeded by "himself as emperor" shouldn't the emperorship show "preceded by: himself as president"?

With the way it is it seems disconnected.
I think you should either go with "none, office established/abolished" or with "himself as president/emperor" in both of them.
And I do believe it has been fixed! Thanks for pointing that out,
 
Thomas infoboxes:
North Western Railway

NWR #1 Thomas

Skarloey Railway
SKR #1 Skarloey
SKR #2 Rheneas
SKR #3/Former MSR #3 Sir Handel (formerly Falcon)
SKR #4/Former MSR #4 Peter Sam (formerly Stuart)
SKR #5 Rusty
SKR #6 Duncan
SKR #7 Ivo Hugh
SKR #8/Former MSR #1 Duke
SKR #9 Fred (you are here)

Other things
Fletcher, Jennings and Co.
The Island of Sodor
British Warning Signs, including Sodor

Here's an infobox for the newest member of the Skarloey Railway fleet. He is also one of the only two diesel locomotives on the railway. Here is Fred.

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Fred is a narrow gauge diesel locomotive who works on the Skarloey Railway. He is the railway's No. 9 engine, its second diesel engine as well as the newest member of the fleet.

Bio
During the 1980s, the Skarloey Railway would purchase two worn out Hunslet Diesels locomotives from the National Coal Board. Using parts from both engines, constructed one good engine; Fred. He was put into service in 1989 as a secondary diesel (to SKR#5 Rusty) and is used exclusively for maintenance and engineering work as well as occasional odd jobs. As of 2021, Fred still does these services when he is available to do so.

Sources
The Railway Series Book 40: New Little Engine (1996) -
Fred is mentioned in the books first story Speedkiller.
In Sodor: Reading Between the Lines (2005), Fred's backstory of how he was constructed using the parts of two other diesel locomotives is mentioned.
 
I like him a lot as an alternate Republican, since he was strong on civil rights while being likeable to most voters.

I think it’s because if you ran a simulation of the last 100 years 7/10 times George Romney becomes President - he really does have that feel. As does his son.
 
These four infoboxes pertain to my TL, showcasing all the government space agencies of the world.
In the third infobox, in which what certain countries "operate" space stations, it means which ones have modules connected / constructed to the ISS.
And lastly, while not shown, the USSR & the US have both sent successful manned landings to Mars. Both joint missions of the Olympus Project & Scarlet Project.

Government Space Agencies
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Government Space Agencies with Launch Capability
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Government Space Agencies with Human Spaceflight Capability
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Government Space Agencies with Extraterrestrial Landing Capability
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These four infoboxes pertain to my TL, showcasing all the government space agencies of the world.
In the third infobox, in which what certain countries "operate" space stations, it means which ones have modules connected / constructed to the ISS.
And lastly, while not shown, the USSR & the US have both sent successful manned landings to Mars. Both joint missions of the Olympus Project & Scarlet Project.

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Why does china is shown as having accomplished a crewed moon landing and sample return but not circumlunar crewed spaceflight? Can't really have the first without the latter
 
Why does china is shown as having accomplished a crewed moon landing and sample return but not circumlunar crewed spaceflight? Can't really have the first without the latter
I mean technically you could - via direct ascent. Would however require a humongous booster.
 
I mean technically you could - via direct ascent. Would however require a humongous booster.
I thought about that, but circumlunar doesn't just mean "around" - as in orbit around the moon, but more generally surrounding the moon, so even a direct descent from TLI and a direct ascent would be circumlunar
 
I thought about that, but circumlunar doesn't just mean "around" - as in orbit around the moon, but more generally surrounding the moon, so even a direct descent from TLI and a direct ascent would be circumlunar
I’m pretty sure that’s not right sorry - “circum” anything by definition means around it. You may be thinking about “cislunar” - the space between the body and the orbit of its moon.

That said it could be a typo in the original box and this whole discussion is academic!
 
It would seem like the etymological definition and, in the context of space exploration, the most commonly used one - , but most definitions i can search for give "
revolving about or surrounding the moon", which doesn't necessarily mean in orbit, but eh that's nitpicking.
 
Why does china is shown as having accomplished a crewed moon landing and sample return but not circumlunar crewed spaceflight? Can't really have the first without the latter
Like RJGFox speculated, it was a typo, & the infobox has been edited. Thanks for pointing out the discrepancy.
 
So this is my first Wiki box ever. It's not the greatest but I think it decent. For the electoral map, I had trouble with editing it to look like a Wiki election map, So I drop it.

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It's the 1944 Election in Timeline 191, With the Second Great War only recently ending.
This will be used for my Timeline btw.
 
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