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About your Michael Vick article[edit]

I just wanted to let you know that I'm redirecting your article to a Michael Vick category. That's the typical way we do a list of "all the articles about..." Just FYI. :) irid:t 14:33, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

Your articles[edit]

You are doing a good job so far on your articles. However, I would recommend, instead of leaving ready on your articles and waiting for others to review them, to publish them. A few of them could have been published after you created them but they were not. They were published many hours later, and that's bad because news gets old. FellowWiki Newsie 02:13, 9 November 2007 (UTC)

Canada portal[edit]

I didn't remove your first lead, but I did swap out the second lead (which hadn't been updated in a while) with my interview. When you have a chance, read it and tell me what you think! TheCustomOfLife 03:28, 26 November 2007 (UTC)

Obits...[edit]

Any chance you could consider doing these on a weekly basis?

You may be also interested to note that there are some pre-written obits in the Story Preparation area... ShakespeareFan00 12:40, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

Well done. I think the collection of obituaries is a good idea. --User:Anonymous101 Talk 15:53, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

(Response to message on my talk page) Don't worry if you can't do it weekly, just coming up with the idea is good. If you want me to hakp expand and add more obituaries I will happily do it. --User:Anonymous101 Talk 15:56, 25 January 2008 (UTC)

Testing[edit]

Test to see if the SineBot will sign this already-signed tp comment. DL+1613 02:58, 25 January 2008 (UTC)

Concernign obits:[edit]

There is an entire page of ones that need at the very least stubbing out

See Wikinews:Story preparation/Obituaries

If you could assist :)

ShakespeareFan00 01:45, 7 February 2008 (UTC)

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News briefs:April 08, 2008[edit]

Could you please explain to me why you have tagged my transcript as a Copyvio? --Munchkinguy - (talk) 03:04, 9 April 2008 (UTC)

Men's News Daily is pretty much a mirror of our content. I wonder why you tagged it as such myself. TheCustomOfLife - (talk) 03:08, 9 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks. That's the second time today. First time was a Speedy Deletion on the same page. Talk about a welcome back :-\ --Munchkinguy - (talk) 03:19, 9 April 2008 (UTC)

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Hockey[edit]

Wow...thanks for the Hockey article for the 18...I liked to be able to catch up a little. I am a hockey fan, but I am not a good sports writer :-P So thanks...BTW I like the layout. You might want to add a little more information about the select sections that you wrote about to add a little more to the article, but other than that, I quite like it. Good job :-) DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 03:38, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

Stanley Cup Final game 5[edit]

The article looks fine, in my opinion. It was quite a game :) b2xiao talk 23:48, 3 June 2008 (UTC)