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Paralympian longevity[edit]


Thanks for creating this article. I've made a few minor cosmetic changes so-far, but can't work on this more at the moment. The title link in this comment is to the history so you can see some of the, relatively minor, points where your submission didn't match our style guide.

I'll see if I can go through this in more detail during my lunch break. In the meantime, might I suggest editing the page and, if you can remember where details are from, insert them as html comments (<!--Preceding from source whatever-->). Thanks! --Brian McNeil / talk 08:38, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

And, congratulations!, that's your first Wikinews article published and put up as 1st lead. Please take the time to have a look at the copyedit work done on the article. Most of that is to address the most-common issues with people's early contributions here: a concise lede (opening paragraph), use of active voice, omit needless words, and relatively minor style guide points (eg, spelling out numbers, sorting sources newest->oldest). --Brian McNeil / talk 19:18, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

Congratulations! :D[edit]

... on getting your first article published. :D --LauraHale (talk) 22:45, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

Prime Minister Julia Gillard farewells athletes at Australian Paralympic Team Launch[edit]

Hi. I assessed this not-ready for publication. See my review comments, and the detailed history of edits during review. --Pi zero (talk) 00:38, 27 June 2012 (UTC)

I've replied on the talk page to your most recent comment there. --Pi zero (talk) 00:00, 2 July 2012 (UTC)

Nice work on the article. I always like to see OR on the site. I have tried to address some of the reviewer's concerns with the article and have marked it for review. Unfortunately, I like many overs have issues with whether or not the story is still newsworthy given the amount of time that has elapsed - Cartman02au (Talk)(AU Portal) 07:55, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

User talk:Aussiesportlibrarian/Prime Minister Julia Gillard farewells athletes at Australian Paralympic Team Launch#Attempts to fix the article. --Pi zero (talk) 13:16, 11 July 2012 (UTC)