User talk:Peteforsyth

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Your talk page needed this; the new, "Web 2.0" Wikinews welcome message. You probably want to have a look of some of the project-specific gadgets we have - like the EzReview one, the one for user talk page templates (welcome a new user with one click), and the Wiktionary lookup one(s). The last are being tidied up, pushed out across other projects and languages, and even made portable enough to release for bloggers to use. --Brian McNeil / talk 22:16, 25 October 2009 (UTC)


Quite understandable. Let me know if you need help. Cirt - (talk) 05:53, 25 February 2008 (UTC)

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Talk:Portland, Oregon mayor admits to sexual relationship he previously denied[edit]

replied there. --SVTCobra 23:52, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

Star University of Oregon running back Blount's college career ended after gratuitous punch[edit]

A note in regards the article you're writing. Here and wikinews we don't use <ref> We put all the sources at the bottom of the article under sources using {{source}}. You may also want to reconsider the title, while amusing, probably doesn't go with NPOV. Otherwise it looks good so far. --ShakataGaNai ^_^ 05:11, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

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I have promoted you to the Wikinews:Editor class, as I feel you can be trusted to mark revisions of articles as sighted (review). Please take a moment to read:

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ShakataGaNai ^_^ 03:27, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Changed your userpage[edit]

I made this change to your userpage - hope you don't mind. --Brian McNeil / talk 22:44, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

Thanks Brian! I made the disclaimer on my en:wp page, but was waiting to talk to Mike G. before updating it everywhere. However, you're probably right -- having something there in the meantime is probably a good idea =) Appreciate the nudge. -Peteforsyth (talk) 22:47, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
If you get Mike to draft you some official 'legalese', you might want to draw from the "humour" in Wikinews' invitation to copy our content. --Brian McNeil / talk 23:05, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

privs[edit]

Busy elsewhere? We understand, but this is a notice of privilege expiry!

Note! Your privileges on English Wikinews have been reduced.

Under the Privilege expiry policy (enacted October 13, 2012) the rights held by your user account have been reduced due to inactivity, or lack of privilege use. You can view your user rights log here.
Point 4 of the Privilege expiry policy provides for fast-tracking reacquisition of privileges. We all understand that real-life commitments can severely curtail the level of commitment you can give to Wikinews; the privilege reduction is in no way intended as a reflection on your past work, or to imply you are unwelcome. The aim in curtailing privileges is to address security risks, and concern that a long period of inactivity means you may not be up-to-date with current policy and practices.

--Pi zero (talk) 22:01, 19 December 2012 (UTC)