Template:Original research
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The default word "article" is replaceable: {{Original research|table}} produces:
The |date= parameter can be used to inform other editors of the time the tag has been in place: {{Original research|date=June 2021}} produces:
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which links to the specified section on the talk page (not just the talk page).
The |reason= parameter can be used to specify a custom reason: {{Original research|reason=Paragraph two is unsourced content on a niche subject.}}
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