That was actually the whole intention - to make people get triggered by that rather uneventful 1st of January 2016 Live update. It took several months before someone to (officially) state that as part of recognition and that I am grinning from ear to ear when it was mentioned. For that, I give you kudos for pointing that - it was my little "easter egg".
The template itself acts similar to a fair few other templates in use such as but are not limited to:
It shows a placeholder element for when the parameter is undefined and personally I use it to "demonstrate" how a template would work.
If you're wondering, yes the majority of the stuff that I put on forums these days when it comes to announcements and stuff were actually based off templates/pages (via inclusions and what not) or the literal use of the templates themselves. You can quote my opening thread to see the underlying source code to it.
Vcharng wrote: Estimated Aquila stats (per her historical counterpart)
I know this is the Ranking Rewards Thread... but... Talking about Aquila, she had an partially armored flight deck so I think she will be strong (on life points), look similar to Graf Zeppelin because her catapult system and have good dual purpose weapons.