Talk:United States: New York City mayoral swear-in to pair potential 2020 presidential prospects

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@William S. Saturn: There seems to be an incomplete HTML comment tag at the end of the source. Why so?
•–• 09:48, 30 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]

It was left over from the template. --William S. Saturn (talk) 16:30, 30 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]
I really hope I may be able to review this in a few hours. --Pi zero (talk) 16:35, 30 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]
Sorry, Pi, you were too slow. --SVTCobra 00:14, 31 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]
Considering what's going on here irl, not surprising. Thanks. --Pi zero (talk) 00:16, 31 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Review of revision 4372795 [Passed][edit]

Thank you for the review.--William S. Saturn (talk) 21:51, 31 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Information (in the parenthesis)[edit]

Are are supposed to avoid it. I have no clue what "(VT)" means, or why it should be there. I figured out it was name of a state after I say "(MA)", but not everyone would know what is NY, MA or VT. Best to use full name -- Wikinews is for global audience.
•–• 10:11, 31 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Not that these are huge weighty issues, obviously, but, yeah. Abbreviations are to be avoided unless explained at the first instance, that one's in the style guide. And we had a brief discussion at the water cooler some years back about the parenthetical-state thing, which is ubiquitous in US poltical msm, with the sense that if standalone information is important enough to mention in a news article, it's important enough to mention without parentheses. (We use parentheses for converting between units of measure, and converting to UTC, which I hoped to cover with qualification "standalone".) --Pi zero (talk) 15:11, 31 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]