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I reviewed your article. Could you add a bit more so it can be published? Thanks, —Mikemoral♪♫ 01:10, 4 October 2010 (UTC)Reply


I closed your request as not successful. Don't let it get you down though; your work in Wikinews is very appreciated, and for sure you will become a reviewer in the near future. Regards, Diego Grez return fire 15:40, 16 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

No problem, there's always next time :). Thanks, Bobby122 Contact Me (C) 15:42, 16 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

Article updates[edit]

Going from one dead, to ten dead is - in my mind - new news. That is, the update merits a new article.

Remember, Wikinews, not Wikipedia. Our articles are not works in progress, but a record of what was known at the time. Yes, there's the 24-48 hr rule for additional info. But, 10x the casualties qualifies as a new enough development to create a new article.

In any case, your enthusiasm is greatly appreciated. Keep up the good work and strive to learn from some of the 'ruthless' copyediting. --Brian McNeil / talk 07:05, 19 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

Thanks for the information, will remember for next time. Bobby122 Contact Me (C) 21:57, 19 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

Water cooler thread[edit]

Unfortunately, I am not who you need for this. I have posted a request at WN:Water cooler/assistance#Cholera spreads to Port-au-Prince, five cases reported. --Pi zero (talk) 21:08, 24 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

Ok, thanks will keep an eye on it. Bobby122 Contact Me (C) 21:27, 24 October 2010 (UTC)Reply


You're now a reviewer, congrats! Here's the standard 'you're now a reviewer' template:

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If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask for help on my talk page, and thank you for contributing to Wikinews! Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 23:26, 19 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

Post-publish sighting[edit]

Hi, congrats on getting reviewer.

Just as a FYI, all edits post-publish need manually re-sighted. I've done so for your tweaks to the organ donor jet crash, you could've sighted that one yourself.

Where you need to leave it to someone else is if you've added an additional source and/or substantially expanded an article. If you're unsure, pop into IRC and ask. --Brian McNeil / talk 11:18, 20 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

I think Bobby's post-publication actions were correct. (Bobby122, congrats on reviewer!) Two of the three edits were too substantive to self-sight.
I'm wondering about the pre-publish "additional source for additional confirmation" edit, but the place for that is article talk. --Pi zero (talk) 12:43, 20 November 2010 (UTC)Reply
Thanks for the congrats everyone! I added some content with some of the edits, which I thought it went against WN:ARCHIVE so I didn't self sight. Bobby122 Contact Me (C) 16:50, 20 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

Alassane Ouattara 'wins' Ivory Coast presidental election[edit]

Hi, the source for the postponed election six times is from the NY Times source. It the source it say Gbagbo postponed the election around half a dozen times.

Cheers, Chandlerjoeyross (talk) 11:29, 3 December 2010 (UTC)Reply

Merry Christmas![edit]

May your family have
a joyous holiday season
and a new year blessed
with hope and happiness.

fetch·comms 22:53, 19 December 2010 (UTC)Reply


Hey Bobby, could you please review my article? People from Punta Arenas, Chile on strike after government announcement to increase gas prices It has been up for review for about two days, thanks! Diego Grez return fire 22:38, 14 January 2011 (UTC)Reply

Hey Diego, reviewed it for you. Bobby122 Contact Me (C) 23:14, 14 January 2011 (UTC)Reply
Osom! Zenk llu Bobi! ;) Diego Grez return fire 04:21, 15 January 2011 (UTC)Reply

Southwest Airlines story[edit]

On Southwest Airlines flight diverts due to 'rapid decompression in the cabin', I've posted a comment on the talk page. If you can respond with the source of the quote, it's otherwise ready for approval. —Tom Morris (talk) 08:15, 2 April 2011 (UTC)Reply


I think you need to re-calculate your Userbox over on the right of your User page.................I believe this is well in order!!>>>>>>>>

This award is presented to Wikinews reporters upon their 50th published news article.
Great show, by the way!!! --Bddpaux (talk) 04:45, 3 August 2012 (UTC)Reply


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