Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Talk:Tenney

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search

Part of this article is also available from Wikipedia:Tenney, Minnesota, but I'm going to assume that the person who worked on the WP article with the name "Spottacus" is the same as the user here. --Evan 16:11, 9 January 2007 (EST)

You're right, I'm the same guy, and I wrote the bulk of both pages.Spottacus 12:41, 4 July 2007 (EDT)

Merge with Breckenridge?[edit]

Absolutely not. Tenney and Breckenridge are twenty miles apart, and Tenney is an independent municipality, with its own elected officials and the right to levy taxes from its landowners. I can't think of any reason why the two articles should be merged, any more than you would merge New York and New Jersey or San Francisco and Oakland.Spottacus 12:41, 4 July 2007 (EDT)

Well, for one thing, the population of New Jersey and Oakland is slightly greater than six... more importantly, though, Wikitravel:What is an article? generally requires that there's a place to sleep, and allowing RVs to park doesn't quite cut it. Tenney is thus a detour for travellers, not a destination where you can spend the night. Jpatokal 13:18, 4 July 2007 (EDT)
Jani's right in principle, but I'd be tempted to leave this one be, even though it's marginal as a place to spend the night. The fact(?) that it's the smallest official city in America ought to be good for something, like say a Wikitravel:Discover entry. -- Bill-on-the-Hill 13:28, 4 July 2007 (EDT)
The very fact of the small population is what draws people to Tenney, and many people do visit. It's probably true that more amenities would make it a more notable destination, but people already travel great distances to see the town. They make trips there, not just detours. It's been featured in many newspaper articles, at least one coffee table book, and a popular travel blog. So it's a destination by itself. Here's my strenuous vote for keeping it a separate article.Spottacus 01:09, 5 July 2007 (EDT)
If there is no further discussion and no one else makes a move, I'm inclined to remove the merger tag from this article. Any objection? Spottacus 04:32, 14 July 2007 (EDT)

Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages