User talk:Icelandic Hurricane
Icelandic Hurricane, welcome to Wikinews! Thank you for your contributions; I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:
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dateline template 
hi, just wanted to let u know that, as the Style guide says, Template:Dateline is meant to be used only for articles which include Original reporting. for articles compiled from other news sources, Template:date shld be used. Doldrums 15:40, 6 October 2006 (UTC)
Your question on the main page was answered. to recap: theres about 42 admins (I belive. this doesn't include bots, Brion or Jimbo, alot of them are inactive.). General critaria is to be here for at least a month, and be trusted enough to get people to vote for you. See WN:A for more info. Bawolff ☺☻ 00:50, 13 October 2006 (UTC)
Your First Award 
- Usually it isn't, but you've made some great contributions. Now you may want to copy/paste that awawrd to your talk page. If you need anything everyone is here to help! Thunderhead(talk) 02:12, 29 October 2006 (UTC)
Hey, Icelandic Hurricane. I'm editing Wikinews instead of Wikipedia now. Sugarpine 01:08, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
I do consider the article breaking news, as it's serious to Cuba and the USA. Sugarpine 01:12, 13 November 2006 (UTC)