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Welcome back!

Good to see you again; though you might not recognize me. ;) irid:t 20:39, 24 August 2007 (UTC)

Well, I took a very long Wikibreak... now I am ready again to contribute! I can't wait to start writing again! FellowWiki Newsie 20:42, 24 August 2007 (UTC)
Fellow! was almost starting to forget about you ;). Welcome Back, hope you enjoyed your wikibreak! Brian | (Talk) | New Zealand Portal 21:53, 24 August 2007 (UTC)
Nice to see you again :) DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 20:21, 27 August 2007 (UTC)
Hey Dragon. I'm looking forward to start editing with you again too :) FellowWiki Newsie 20:29, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Re!

MessedRocker (talk) 21:02, 24 August 2007 (UTC)

Moving

Please check whatlinkshere for redirects to a moved page - redirects to another redirect do not work, and it can really stuff up navigation. TheFearow 22:41, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

Yes, I usually fix double redirects...I was going to but I forgot. Sorry. FellowWiki Newsie 22:43, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

RE: Nokia Image

Hey, the source is right here. Nokia publicly released these photos at their GoEvent. Eric Wester 19:05, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

The photo shown on the blog is not the same photo in the article. FellowWiki Newsie 19:07, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
Oops, sorry about that. Source - Eric Wester 19:09, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
Ok, then I will tag the image with {{screenshot}} as they are screenshots. FellowWiki Newsie 19:13, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
Okay, however, they were released from Nokia though, so they really are open to the public. Eric Wester 19:14, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
Well, they look like screenshots to me...the pictures arn't good quality. FellowWiki Newsie 19:17, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
I know they are not of the best quality, however, that is what Nokia released and nobody can change that. Do what you please with the licensing though. Have a good day, Eric Wester 19:19, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
No, there is no problem with the image :) I just thought they look like screen shots. Also, I expanded your article for you...hope you like my additions :) FellowWiki Newsie 19:21, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
Greatly appreciated - Thank you! Eric Wester 19:23, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
Well, that's what wiki communities are about. Someone creates an article and another adds on to it :) FellowWiki Newsie 19:24, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Ontario happenings

Just thought I'd draw your attention to Wikinews:Happenings/Ontario in case you were interested in potential events happening in the upcoming week. It will be kept updated, so watchListing it and helping add to the list of events would be greatly appreciated. Sherurcij 02:39, 3 September 2007 (UTC)

Noticing that you're a Canadian WN editor, I was wondering if I could ask specifically which city - so that I can smack people on their talk pages if there's an upcoming event I'd love to see covered as per Wikinews:Happenings/Ontario and similar. Sherurcij refusing to add Original Reporting until PD Articles are allowed 21:03, 14 September 2007 (UTC)

WTF

Note that I didnt come up with the idea, Template:WTF was designed by Ironiridis, I just renamed the cat and fixed wording. Also note Wikipedia doesnt like categories like that either. TheFearow 21:38, 6 September 2007 (UTC)

Ok. No problem :) Just add the category to user-space stuff, not policy, etc stuff. FellowWiki Newsie 21:41, 6 September 2007 (UTC)
I add it to things I design that are overly complex. It was made for Wikinews:Dynamic quiz (which would confuse most people). Also, can you leave a note on my talk page? I want to test something. TheFearow 21:42, 6 September 2007 (UTC)
Would you object to me (or you) adding id="faketalk" to your fake new messages warnings? Then people like me who cannot stand them can turn them off in our monobook.css, and it doesnt affect anyone else. TheFearow 21:48, 6 September 2007 (UTC)
Ok. Sounds like a good idea. FellowWiki Newsie 22:12, 6 September 2007 (UTC)
Also, the test was checking to see if there is any way to tell the difference between a real box and your box, in CSS not JavaScript. TheFearow 21:53, 6 September 2007 (UTC)
Great! I'll implement now.
Implemented - see User:TheFearow/monobook.css! Now that wont trick me every time. TheFearow 22:28, 6 September 2007 (UTC)

New section

Hi, I ask wpedzich from pl wiki to correct my text on this page. Przykuta 16:56, 11 September 2007 (UTC)
Ok. FellowWiki Newsie 17:01, 11 September 2007 (UTC)

Double Redirects

Just a reminder, please check for double redirects, especially if the story is popular or near the top of the new stories list. TheFearow | userpage | contribs 21:18, 11 September 2007 (UTC)

I'm gonna fix them right now. FellowWiki Newsie 21:19, 11 September 2007 (UTC)
Stop trying to remind me! LOL. FellowWiki Newsie 21:20, 11 September 2007 (UTC)
Only reminded once :) I fixed it anyway, at least the one I noticed. Were there more? TheFearow | userpage | contribs 21:20, 11 September 2007 (UTC)
I fixed the comments page and the talk page. This is the last time you are gonna remind me! LOL. FellowWiki Newsie 21:24, 11 September 2007 (UTC)
If only I could watch users rather than pages... I'll be patrolling the move log :) TheFearow | userpage | contribs 21:30, 11 September 2007 (UTC)

Lead image

Hey, FWN. The newest lead image is way too big (tall). Jcart1534 23:52, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

I know. But the image looked way better then the first one. To bad it was changed.. I, personally, had no problem with it. FellowWiki Newsie 23:54, 13 September 2007 (UTC)
We're going to crop it. TheFearow | userpage | contribs 23:57, 13 September 2007 (UTC)
You're right. It was a better image, but just seemed odd being so tall. Cheers, Jcart1534 23:58, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

Smile.png

Smile.pngSmile.pngSmile.pngSmile.pngSmile.pngZachary talk 01:16, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

LOL. FellowWiki Newsie 17:01, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

Main lead

Well you can do if you want but this version isn't centered, doesnt stay within its white background and doesnt have a description. I would prefer it if you adapted the colours or what ever you felt was wrong instead or reverting back to that version but hey ho, its a wiki - we all have diff views. --MarkTalk to me 21:29, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

It looks much better with the new image, and with the text on the bottom. Thanks for fixing it :) FellowWiki Newsie 22:13, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
no worries. i got annoyed with the old pic so i just changed it. --MarkTalk to me 16:48, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

The Green Party of Canada to elect new leader

The article is wrong. It says David is a real estate agent from St Catherines, that would be Jim Fannon, not David. 76.10.146.123 03:16, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Hi. I fixed it. By the way, how did you know to contact me about this error? Just wondering. FellowWiki Newsie 03:39, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

Iranian President Ahmadinejad speaks at Columbia University

Thanks for the compliment - that felt good! I need to take a break from writing the article and I think it would benefit from other eyes an hands. Plus, I have my interview with Tom Tancredo tomorrow at 1:15 and I need to bone up for that. Have at it guys. --David Shankbone 02:49, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

Transport for London (TfL) wins first Anti-Social Behaviour Order (Asbo) against graffiti vandal

Thanks for adding the categories to this, and for your guidance - what's the policy for acronyms in headlines?

I started off with a short snappy title for this article but someone decided to replace my acronyms with words resulting in a long title - I added the acronyms back in as I feel that this is what people will search for. The next redirect, by someone else, was to Graffiti vandal banned from top deck of London buses under Anti-Social Behaviour legislation which is just plain misleading & sensationalist (as the Order applies to all of England and Wales , and not only to upstairs on buses but any public place).

The number of pages requested for speedy deletion mountsWikinews:Admin action alerts....Zir 09:10, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

According to our style guide, it says: "Avoid jargon and meaningless acronyms — Avoid uncommon technical terms, and when referring to a country or organization, use its full name rather than acronym, unless the acronym is more common than the full name (ex: NASA, CIA, AIDS) or length is prohibitive."

I see User:Zachary has moved the title back to "Transport for London wins first Anti-Social Behaviour Order against graffiti vandal", and removed the acronyms. I suggest to keep the title like this because it's been reverted almost over three times, and the style guide policy recommends not to use acronyms. If you still disagree, you can ask about changing this policy on Wikinews talk:Style guide. FellowWiki Newsie 15:48, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

hey

FWN just wanted to say hey and compliment you on your very very awesome user page. And, thanks for your help on IRC and in publishing my articles. Herb 23:49, 26 September 2007 (UTC)

Thank you, and you're welcome! FellowWiki Newsie 00:13, 27 September 2007 (UTC)

Wikinews:Dynamic quiz/quiz/2007/41

Hope you don't mind me removing Britney Spears and all, I doubted when I read your score... --Steven Fruitsmaak (Reply) 20:15, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Well, I was wondering after I seen you removed mine and Brianmc's questions. I liked our version but Brianmc says he expects his questions to be edited and improved so it can be more balanced. I agree with him. I don't feel like I contributed to this week's quiz much. Well, at least two of my questions are still there... FellowWiki Newsie 20:22, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Nice work

Good work assembling this page, it really makes things easier to sort through. -- Zanimum 17:35, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

You're welcome. I will be organizing interviews and such regularly for portal Canada. I like keeping track of our special coverage of events. FellowWiki Newsie 17:38, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
Good to know someone's actually keeping track of the portals. So many of them aren't updated for months at a time. What do you think of possibly merging the provincial portals into clusters? Something like "Maritimes", "Ontario", "Quebec", "Prairies", "Pacific and Northern"? As they are now, they're not updated enough to really justify keeping. -- Zanimum 18:07, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
I agree. That's a good idea. FellowWiki Newsie 18:09, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Comments pages

Hi. I had been creating an empty comments page along with each of my articles because I thought the "This page is for commentary on the news..." text that appears after someone leaves a comment is a lot nicer than the "This is for rants about the article" message that shows up initially (I think "rants" has a negative connotation for most people). I don't suppose there is some way to change the default text? Matt Streeter 02:53, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

I can change "rants" to "discussion on the subject of the article". And I can also change the wording of the whole thing. Does that sound good? FellowWiki Newsie 02:58, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

It sounds good to me, and I'd be surprised if anyone else objects. I think the text in the two boxes should be the same, and like I said I prefer the "commentary" text. Thanks for your help. Matt Streeter 12:24, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

I edited the template. I agree with you, it did need some editing and it sounded quite negative. FellowWiki Newsie 16:59, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Great, thanks. Matt Streeter 17:17, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Image

I already uploaded it (same name). Just needed deleting... - Jurock (reply here) 22:25, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

It's deleted now. FellowWiki Newsie 22:27, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Nortel Award

Thanks for helping - This is my first news item. Do you have any other suggestions, on how to make this report better? HammondJr 20:42, 20 October 2007 (UTC)


Also, what is the appropriate path to get this page off the deleted list and get it published? HammondJr 20:44, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

I voted delete on WN:DR because your article is from Oct 3. We cannot publish old news items, it needs to go on the main page first so people can read it. It also wouldn't make sense publishing it today, because the news is from Oct. 3. I suggest you find a recent news item on Nortel and write about it, I will help to publish it if you want me to. This report is far too old to publish. FellowWiki Newsie 20:47, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

All the reports just talk about the current award, I was trying to write about the fact that they have been awarded this award two years in a row citing both the current award and last years records. Is that also considered old news? HammondJr 20:55, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

But we thought that the award was awarded on Oct 3. If this article is reporting on how they were awarded twice then it will be considered encyclopedic or advertising. If you cannot answer the question "How is this a current news event?" then it's old news. FellowWiki Newsie 20:58, 20 October 2007 (UTC)
You should move the page to your user-space from Nortel Government Solutions named Outstanding Organization of the Year to User:HammondJr/Nortel Government Solutions named Outstanding Organization of the Year. This will help you to edit as much as you want without getting templates put on your article. FellowWiki Newsie 21:06, 20 October 2007 (UTC)
To add to that, the point is can you find something like a $100 million government contract being awarded? Then you can have "Outstanding Organisation winner lands $10 million contract" and have the award wins as the 3rd/4th paragraph on. --Brian McNeil / talk 21:12, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for taking the time to explain.HammondJr 21:17, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

Dell joins Microsoft-Nortel VoIP Team

I just loaded this page - if you get some time could you look it over and help me get it into a valid format to get it published? Thanks in advance. HammondJr 05:12, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

Can you look at the article and change the tag to publish if appropiate, or have another user check it? I have been watching it all day waiting for someone to look at it and I have seen no updates, but I don't know how long this process normally takes, but I did not want it to become called old news if this stays unchecked for another day or so... HammondJr 21:15, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

Right now the article is lacking a mention of other companies doing the same thing, which will make the article more neutral and not one-sided. Without this the article can't be published because it is an advertisement showing only one-sides view. FellowWiki Newsie 21:38, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

I added a statement at the bottom and added a ref to the IBM news release.... I don't know who that was - My IP is - 68.34.46.2 HammondJr 22:27, 22 October 2007 (UTC) Proof File:MY IP.jpg

Halloween events banned at Moscow schools

Why did you add the section about Catholics? Russians are predominantly Orthodox. Also, it is not in the sources. --SVTCobra 20:56, 31 October 2007 (UTC)

I'm a Catholic. I celebrate the All Saints Day so I know about it. FellowWiki Newsie 21:17, 31 October 2007 (UTC)
But it is irrelevant to the article. --SVTCobra 23:56, 31 October 2007 (UTC)

Singer Meat Loaf falls ill during concert

I have commented on the talk page per OR. The JPS 00:14, 1 November 2007 (UTC)

IRC cloak

Hi FWN. You commented earlier that I could go to irc.freenode.net and ask a staffer to reset my cloak (seems to have disappeared). Sorry I am a bit technically challenged, but how will I know who is a "staffer"? And is it that easy if I find the right person? Thanks, Jcart1534 00:47, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

That is where all the freenode staffers are located. When you go there, just say that you need help with resetting a cloak and a staffer will respond. Yes, it is that easy. But you joined IRC tonight with a cloak. How did it just disappear? FellowWiki Newsie 00:56, 2 November 2007 (UTC)
Sorry, I had to leave for a while! Okay, maybe I don't understand what I am looking at in IRC. I'll log-in later and check it out. But for instance when I hover my mouse over a line that you typed, your ID looks cloaked, but when I look at my own I see my IP. Cheers, Jcart1534 02:01, 2 November 2007 (UTC)
Your cloak is not expired, because I could see it when you were in IRC. There must be something wrong in your chatzilla preferences. Go to irc://irc.freenode.net and tell them about this problem. FellowWiki Newsie 02:11, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

recent deletion

You deleted Template:Article released pd as "per consensus on WN:DR" but isn't Template:PD-article the one up for DR? We now have a redirect to a dead page. Either way, shouldn't you delete them both and close the DR in conjunction with the deletion, for good form if for no other reason. --SVTCobra 02:21, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

Yup, I forgot to delete it. Thanks for letting me know. I will close the DR now. FellowWiki Newsie 02:23, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

Thanks

for the welcome notice, though I'll confine myself for the time being to interwiki's from and to the hebrew wikinews. יחסיות האמת 20:44, 6 November 2007 (UTC)

Wiki ads

I made {{wikinews ads}} with inspiration from your images. Bawolff 05:47, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

I've already seen it. Where would we put it? FellowWiki Newsie 17:05, 12 November 2007 (UTC)
I see it on the WN:ADS page. Looks good. FellowWiki Newsie 17:25, 12 November 2007 (UTC)
I have no idea where ew'd put it :). Maybe on user pages or something. Bawolff 01:21, 15 November 2007 (UTC)
This image contains a typo. --Brian McNeil / talk 16:07, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

illegal edits

Hi. you just reverted perfectly legal edits in the article "National Church of Scientology recognized in Spain". Why is that? Misou 17:50, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

Because the Wikinews:Archive conventions says to protect articles after seven days and we are not allowed to edit articles over 24 hours old. Sorry, but I have to leave the computer now. FellowWiki Newsie 17:52, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

Add note Scientology

FellowWikiNews, if you revert edits because one can't do "edits to articles over 24 hours old" then please let me in why you reverted only my edits and not the other ones done after the article was created on 5 November 2007? Misou 17:56, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

The edits were one day after and not past the 24 hour limit. FellowWiki Newsie 17:58, 12 November 2007 (UTC)
This smells a bit fishy. Coming along after more than a week and pulling some bureaucratic number which - "by the way" - prevents correct and balanced data to be published on wikinews. Something must have changed your mind between 5:30pm and 5:48pm wikitime which made you edit the article. Misou 19:37, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

Tasks template

Hi FellowWikiNews, I noticed you recently used {{cleanup|Can't be published without sources, needs to be formatted according to our [[WN:SG|style guide]]}} notation, I just wanted to say you can achieve largely the same result using this: {{tasks|src|mos}} see Template:Tasks for more shortcuts. Cheers, --SVTCobra 19:50, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

That sounds like a much easier way to do it. I will use that next time. FellowWiki Newsie 23:57, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

A request

Hi again, I saw that you are editing right now. Could I ask you to look at this article and see if I contaminated it with my American propaganda. Particularly, look at the way the article was in this version 22:12 and see if that was more or less POV than the current US denies plans for attack on Iran amid report of hunt for evidence against Iran. The title at 22:12 was "US interrogators complain of "sickening" pressure for evidence on Iran." I thought I was doing this contributor a favor by expanding an article that was hardly publishable, but they thought differently. Cheers, I look forward to your input. --SVTCobra 01:04, 13 November 2007 (UTC)

Why I switched back to the Unger story

Hi, I switched back to the Unger story and I wanted to tell you why. Wikinews was originally started as a site for "Citizen Journalism." In the few months I have been on here, it mostly has appeared to me to be a blog. Looking at the stories that were written about the site, it was originally designed for us to go out and write stories ourselves. What the site appears to have become is a place where news junkies take MSM stories, whittle them down, and post them as original stories. That's more what blogs are designed to do.

The Craig Unger piece is ours. Nobody else's. We own it, and if people want a fairly in depth synopsis of what his new book about (he's no small potatoes, but a NYT best seller) we are offering them something they can't get anywhere else. The Black Sea oil spill? I can guarantee you nobody is coming to Wikinews to see how we took some MSM media stories, cherry picked some info out of them, and then posted it as citizen journalism.

I don't mind the blog stories because they make good filler. But they are nowhere near on par with original stories that we ourselves research and write, and they should never be seen that way. Otherwise, Wikinews becomes a blog, and a not very compelling one. So, I switched back to the Unger story as the featured story because it's about a very timely topic, about a best-selling author and major contributing editor, NYU Law fellow, who is currently on book tour.

The blog stories are uninspiring to contributors. We should be taking more risks at citizen journalism on this site and showing other people what they can accomplish. I feel I have been doing that. The blog stories say, "You can read the news and whittle it down for us." Why would somebody want to do that when that on Wikinews when they can do that on Wikipedia and have more readers?

At times I feel this project should do some soul-searching, because taking MSM media stories and turning them into shorter versions isn't "citizen journalism." I'm one of the few on this site where most of my work is, indeed, the work Wikinews was originally envisioned to do. --David Shankbone 06:45, 13 November 2007 (UTC)

Blog

I'd like to discuss the blog layout, so I set up a page: Wikinews:Blog, please reply on the talk page. --Steven Fruitsmaak (Reply) 09:18, 18 November 2007 (UTC)

Girls sweep Siemens science competition for US high schools - Human rights category.

There is some uncertainty as to why you added Category:Human rights to that article. If you could look at the talk page and comment it would be appreciated. JoshuaZ 03:08, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

Belarus win Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007 by a point

Is it fair to say that I watched the show and therefore write it from my own point of view? Please reply on my page Celticfan383 16:33, 10 December 2007 (UTC)

The notes are acceptable. But you cannot write the article against our NPOV policy. FellowWiki Newsie 16:50, 10 December 2007 (UTC)

Reggie Bibbs transcript

Whew, I so glad to see you were working far later in the interview than me. I got scared we had duplicated work. --SVTCobra 23:03, 11 December 2007 (UTC)

No problem! It is a very hard task but this interview needs to be published and no one seems to be wanting to be doing the full transcript, so I am stepping up and devoting my time to get this published for our readers. FellowWiki Newsie 23:10, 11 December 2007 (UTC)
Should I leave you to do the rest? I got up to the 6:50 mark in the video, working straight from the very beginning (started last night). --SVTCobra 23:12, 11 December 2007 (UTC)
Yes. I am past the 6:50 mark. After I transcribe you can look over it and make any corrections, or just publish. FellowWiki Newsie 23:28, 11 December 2007 (UTC)
Actually, could you transcribe from 8:15 to 13:25? Thanks for helping! FellowWiki Newsie 23:35, 11 December 2007 (UTC)
I did some work (for now it's just in my sandbox). I got to about to the question "Do you have any vision in that eye?" and saw it covered way earlier in the transcript. I fear that our efforts are creating a jumbled transcript.--SVTCobra 01:55, 12 December 2007 (UTC)
I agree, but we can fix that. At least we are actually creating the full transcript. I was doing a lot so I guess I got mixed up and put it in the wrong place. FellowWiki Newsie 01:59, 12 December 2007 (UTC)
I am done for tonight. You can see all of my transcribing at User:SVTCobra/MySandbox. Some of it has not yet been transferred to the article. Feel free to do so if you can find the right spot. Cheers, --SVTCobra 02:07, 12 December 2007 (UTC)

Interview with Reggie Bibbs on his life with neurofibromatosis

Thanks for your great help on this! I guess you've read how I feel kinda silly now I've moved and don't have IT facilities to finish this myself, I'm completely reliant on others now... Anyway thanks for all the help already done! --Steven Fruitsmaak (Reply) 23:04, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

No problem! Also, does the whole interview need to be transcribed? Or just the important parts, etc? FellowWiki Newsie 23:19, 13 December 2007 (UTC)
Actually, I just read SVT's comment. I agree with him, most people will want to watch the video instead. Plus, others can transcribe too when the interview is published, as I just saw you comment on SVT's talk page. FellowWiki Newsie 23:21, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks mate !

Sorry, I pretty much missed that he hadn't done so (not that Im complaining). So thanks for doing so :D. I´ll be writing another tomorrow or Sunday I reckon, so if you don't mind, I´ll give you a heads up then. Regards Sean Heron 07:12, 14 December 2007 (UTC)

Redirect problem

Or.... Rather to say "For more, please see ***."? Is this usage proper than redirection? Brock contact... 08:58, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

Well, we already have that in the template:2007 Taipei IT Month. I'm going to remove the redirects. The event is over so there would be no reason to redirect to a separate category or a discussion page, imo. FellowWiki Newsie 15:14, 16 December 2007 (UTC)
Then, should I rewrite all the OR info? Because I've mentioned more information at that category talk page. If those articles were used in the same condition to write, should every article have a unique OR info? If so, then in the future, shouldn't all news with its category have its "Series OR info"? Brock contact... 15:46, 16 December 2007 (UTC)
The OR info should be on the talk pages of all the OR articles. And you can additionally add OR info (like you did on category talk:2007 Taipei IT Month) to the talk page of the category for the event. FellowWiki Newsie 15:49, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

Second Blog post

Hey, as you did me the favor and posted my last "entry", I thought I'd notify you and ask if you might do so again for me (see my userpage) ? Thanks, and regards Sean Heron 13:26, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

Blogged. BTW, it was not boring at all! It was very interesting to hear that you met with some journalists. :) FellowWiki Newsie 15:10, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

May I ask a favor one last time ? Hope you're looking here over Christmas now and then (not that you should be :D), but otherwise no worries either, right :). Oh yea the favor: third and last wikinewsblogpost from Bali, see my userpage. Kind regards and christmas greetings Sean Heron 01:39, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

Interview

I'm new. I want to do this story where I have a small interview with the militaries of all the peacekeeping foorces in Afghanistan, and an intervew with a soldier from that nation's mlitary there. I am unsure if they will let me do this, so can you halp me out? Richardkselby 03:13, 17 December 2007 (UTC)

World News Quiz

Thanks for correctong the errors on the most recent World News Quiz. It is my first try at writing a quiz on Wikinews so it is useful if my mistakes are corrected --User:Anonymous101 15:06, 19 December 2007 (UTC)

Print Edition Features

No, it was displaying as a news article so I turned it into a news article. The Print edition changed very quickly after you read it as most of those features got removed. The redirect is now removed . Sorry for any confusion caused --User:Anonymous101 19:07, 19 December 2007 (UTC)

You can create it again as Wikinews:Print edition/new features, then it will not be in the main space. FellowWiki Newsie 19:11, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
Sorry, I never finished the post, here is the full version - No, it was displaying as a news article so I turned it into a news article. The Print edition changed very quickly as I decided to get feedback on some of yesterday's new features before implementing another one. The redirect is now removed . Sorry for any confusion caused. Also be aware that the page now displayes a message expaining the new features.--User:Anonymous101 19:07, 19 December 2007 (UTC)

Disney cats

Are you sure "Walt Disney Company" wouldn't have been the better one to keep? It covers all of their subsidiaries and including movies studios, tv networks etc, and can be used for business news as well. "Walt Disney World" only covers the the resort complex in Florida. Both cats were created today by Zanimum. --SVTCobra 19:11, 20 December 2007 (UTC)

Hmm. Good question. I think Walt Disney World is better, not as encyclopedic sounding. FellowWiki Newsie 19:13, 20 December 2007 (UTC)
Well, both have a use. Walt Disney World is needed for articles at their Florida park, whereas WDC could work for their other ventures.
We can't use both categories, (we aren't Wikipedia). But we can use one or the other. FellowWiki Newsie 19:57, 20 December 2007 (UTC)
We have two stories in all the time that Wikinews has existed. Both seems like overkill. --SVTCobra 19:56, 20 December 2007 (UTC)

Template:Featured picture

I had to revert your edit to Template:Featured picture because the picture was taking up the whole main page. I tried to make it 200px but the picture was still huge. There must be something wrong with the picture. FellowWiki Newsie 19:44, 20 December 2007 (UTC)

Woops, I reverted after you fixed it. I reverted myself. Now the picture looks better. Not sure why this problem was happening. FellowWiki Newsie 19:46, 20 December 2007 (UTC)
I was copying all of the info from the article's picture, but I forgot to remove the ending }} of the "image credit" template. The templates didn't like that I had left the }} in, and that's why it didn't render. -- Zanimum 19:52, 20 December 2007 (UTC)

Wikinews:2007, a year overview

Hi,

I presume you moved this into the Wikinews namespace because of NPOV concerns. If you have concerns, please address them yourself instead of banning this article from the mainspace. I don't see why we couldn't publish an NPOV year overview on the main page. I invite you to discuss this on the article talk page please.

--Steven Fruitsmaak (Reply) 22:27, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

Regardless of any NPOV concerns, I don't understand why it is appropriate for this article to be in the Wikinews namespace. Adambro 22:29, 26 December 2007 (UTC)
I moved it to the Wikinews: space not because I wanted to remove it off the main page. I just thought it would look nicer with the "Wikinews:" in front. Sure, we can publish this on the main page, there is not a problem with that. My only problem with this page is that we should keep the summaries of the articles NPOV, not POV as we are not meant to be a POV website.
<a little offtopic> I understand David's editorials aren't totally NPOV, but that does not mean we can make exceptions to have POV in other articles like this one, as that is stepping out of our purpose (To present up-to-date, relevant, newsworthy and entertaining content without bias). (It seems to me that this is where we are heading :(.) FellowWiki Newsie 22:40, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

MediaWiki:Titleblacklist

I've made it so only regestired (after a couple of days) users can create pages with /w/index.php in them. Hopefully this will cut back on the random User talk:FellowWikiNews/w/index.php?title=User:FellowWikiNews/w/index.php like pages. Bawolff 01:19, 1 January 2008 (UTC)

Thanks, it was getting quite annoying. I have no idea why those pages were being created by bots. FellowWiki Newsie 16:09, 1 January 2008 (UTC)

Category:New religious movements

This category has been stable for quite some time at Wikipedia. I was unaware and no one notified me about the deletion discussion here. I had left a note at the deleting Admin but got no response. Why is a category that has existed at Wikipedia since June 2004 not deemed appropriate here? Can we please have another deletion discussion so I can raise these points, since I was not notified about the last one, even though I was the creator of that category? Wilhelm 21:42, 1 January 2008 (UTC).

That category is considered encyclopedic. It is not a News type category. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 21:46, 1 January 2008 (UTC)
That may or may not be so, but no one notified me of the deletion discussion, and I wish to address these points, and the fact that the category exists on fifteen other Wikipedias. Wilhelm 21:47, 1 January 2008 (UTC).
It was voted delete. And this is Wikinews. Not Wikipedia. We don't use encyclopedic categories. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 21:49, 1 January 2008 (UTC)
Is it not customary here to notify the creator of a category or other piece about its deletion discussion? Wilhelm 21:56, 1 January 2008 (UTC).

My RfA

I dunno if you do RfA thanks here, or if it's just a Wikipedia thing. If not, I reckon the trend needs broken. Many thanks for participating in my RfA, which, as you've already congratulated me for, was successful. Unfortunatly, I can't use the excuse of testing my shiny new buttons to see what they do as I have them on Wikipedia ;). So, I guess that rules out any rogue-adminish behaivour ;-). Seriously, though, cheers, and see you around on-wiki! Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 15:20, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

edit

http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=One_killed_by_TGV_crash_with_lorry&diff=544847&oldid=538719 —Preceding unsigned comment added by Amgine (talkcontribs) 16:38, 3 January 2008 (UTC)

http://wikinewsreports.blogspot.com/

Hi, I know you are fairly involved with the blog. The current poll asking for a winner of the New Hampshire primary ignores the fact that there are two parties, each of which will have a winner. I think this needs to be fixed on wikinewsreports.blogspot asap, or we look silly. Cheers, --SVTCobra 01:05, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

When I try to edit it it says "You cannot edit this poll because someone has already voted.". There is also an option to (I think) delete the poll but I'm unsure (never done a poll before). There is already three votes on the poll. FellowWiki Newsie 01:13, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

Template:Third lead

The third lead should be the one that has the most human interest, the best written story that day perhaps or a quirky story - whatever people feel is most likely to get readers reading, besides the day's top breaking news.

  • Thank you for your selection of article - flattered that you feel the article meets the above criteria. Wilhelm 22:39, 20 January 2008 (UTC).
    • Thanks again. With the coverage by people from USA Today and Wired, this is really getting interesting. Wilhelm 02:11, 24 January 2008 (UTC)
Yup! Huge/very well researched articles like these deserve to get the attention. This is what Wikinews needs. Even our readership has increased. FellowWiki Newsie 17:09, 24 January 2008 (UTC)
Yes, I noticed. Hackers attack Church of Scientology website is currently ranked 1st, with 24,150 hits. Still, even though you say above "Huge/very well researched articles like these deserve to get the attention. This is what Wikinews needs." -- It seems that a certain individual disagrees with you, and doesn't feel my work on Wikinews constitutes "Huge/very well researched articles" ... Wilhelm 17:18, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Thanks

Thanks for brushing up my article. I've been out of WikiNews for a while and forgot a few of the basics. Herb 17:02, 2 February 2008 (UTC)

No problem. Glad to see you back. One note though, about the writing in US presidential candidates gearing up for Super Tuesday, it had the following wording: "dishing out some big bucks", "...the votes they need to put them over the top", and "delegate-rich", which are obviously not NPOV. Please do try to stay away from this type of wording while writing. FellowWiki Newsie 19:42, 2 February 2008 (UTC)

Re: NPOV

Alright thanks...yes, I sometimes have problems with the NPOV issue. I don't mean to sound rude but I'm just questioning: how would "delegate-rich" be an issue when California DOES in fact have the most delegates of any state in the US? .... —Preceding unsigned comment added by Herb (talkcontribs) 15:35, 3 February 2008 (UTC)

Changing "delegate-rich" to "...the state with the most delegates", etc, would sound better. FellowWiki Newsie 16:35, 3 February 2008 (UTC)

Wikinews interviews U.S. presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root

Did you get the e-mail confirmation required for this interview? If you did, it might be good to publish. I think it has been cleaned up sufficiently. --SVTCobra 22:19, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

I posted the transcript on the article's talk page. Can it be published now? Thanks for your help. --WNewsReporter 23:08, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

No it cannot. We are currently contacting the email to verify that this interview took place. Please do not publish it until I post back here saying that we got verification. Thanks. FellowWiki Newsie 23:12, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

Oh, sure. I'll leave it alone until the interview is verified. Thanks for the info. --WNewsReporter 23:24, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

Also, I would like to know where you found the email as the email is not on his campaign website. It would be good to know that for more verification. Thanks. FellowWiki Newsie 00:10, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

I emailed him from this page here: http://www.rootforamerica.com/home/contact.php He emailed me back with the address posted on the interview's talk page. --WNewsReporter 00:28, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

Any news? --WNewsReporter 02:23, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

A confirmation email has been received but (just read comment on interviews talk page) we will wait till Root's campaign email's SVT back saying yes or no. FellowWiki Newsie 03:48, 6 February 2008 (UTC)
Do we need the double confirmation? I am unsure. I just sent my mail minutes ago. Of course, if they deny it, then I would add a dispute tag to the interview, but all-in-all the interview seems to be responses that fit within the Root campaign. --SVTCobra 04:03, 6 February 2008 (UTC)
All we need is a response from his campaign, that's all. We will have to wait for their response until we are sure this interview took place. FellowWiki Newsie 04:08, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

Can you edit Labatt USA to move headquarters to Buffalo, New York?

Hi FellowWikiNews. I wanted to edit this article, but it's protected. Can you edit it for me?

Here is what I need done:

Try-It Distributing, a local distributer of the beer sells an estimated 43 million bottles of the assorted Labatt beer products and those are just the sales in Erie and Niagara counties in New York alone.

(Corrects earlier misspelling of 'Niagra' county)


Thanks. 63.116.201.2 19:24, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

kidney doctor

43.3 km – about 35 mins (according to Google maps), is that not close enough to be a suburb? Either way, it is minor. But if you don't mind, can you wait a bit with further edits, so I can avoid edit conflicts? I will put up in 'ready' for a while before I publish. Cheers, --SVTCobra 00:13, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

According to WP its a city in the GTA, not a suburb of Toronto. Will wait till you tag ready. FellowWiki Newsie 00:21, 6 February 2008 (UTC)
I can tell you already saw I moved it to 'ready'. Besides the 'suburb' issue, I suspect I must have a few typos left over. Cheers, --SVTCobra 02:38, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

Prank Message

I noticed your prank message and wasn't fooled because I used to have one on my Wikipedia page, but they removed it per Simulated MediaWiki interfaces. Just thought I'd tell you. Diligent Terrier 19:38, 7 February 2008 (UTC)

There is a special javascript code that prevents users from seeing it again after they see it once, so people don't get annoyed. Thanks for giving me the heads up though. Happy editing. FellowWiki Newsie 21:32, 7 February 2008 (UTC)

your deletion of 22 year old college student "beat up" by employee at SAFEWAY in Carson City, NV

You deleted this page: 22 year old college student "beat up" by employee at SAFEWAY in Carson City, NV, citing COI, conflict of interest.

It is news, and I think that you might be the one who is biased for deleting it. I would be interested to know why you deleted it. why did you delete it?

You are supposed to bring up any debate, especially about deleting an article on the talk page first, or inform the author first - before you delete something.

The article that you deleted did not fit the requirements for a speedy deletion. That guidline can be found here: WN:SD

The policy you cited as the reason for deleting the article (although it would still be unjustified even if it had broken the policy) contains no applicable statements to the article you deleted.

It did not fit the requirements for even posting a deletion tag. And there was no deletion tag when you deleted it.

WN:DR states "Original reports have to be listed for seven days...The period of time starts at the submission of the deletion request on this page." Like I said before there was no deletion tag up when you deleted it. Brian Best 05:16, 8 February 2008 (UTC)

Also, as I was reading "COI" I found the following quote: "Closeness to a subject does not mean you're incapable of being neutral"

I also have realized that I could have written it better - more "neutrally" one might say. For example, rather than saying "the man lied to the police officers, saying the customer had 'shoplifted' and that the customer had swung on him first." it would have been better if I had said "According to the employee, the soup was not a free sample, and the customer had tried to swing on him first." I think that would resolve any conflict there would be over the story. I cannot, as of now, produce the police report, because it has not been released, but as soon as it is released, I will for sure type it up and post it on the collaboration page, so that other editors can see it. Brian Best 03:17, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

Wayne Allyn Root wins Missouri Libertarain Primary

I recently did an article on Wayne Allyn Root winning the Missouri Libertarian primary, which I was told needed some cleaning up. I did this and put the 'Publish' tag on it yesterday, but it still has yet to appear on the main page. If it is not ready for publishing, that's fine, but please put it back under 'Development'. If you think it is, please try to get it on the main page. Thanks for your help.--WNewsReporter 15:40, 8 February 2008 (UTC)

This has been fixed. It was a broken {{date}} template. --SVTCobra 03:23, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

Question

Why did you erase what I wrote to you? Your incivility is disturbing.--Uga Man - (talk) 22:11, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

IRC

On IRC a discussion on this page with a live-report from Milosh... Theo Assen - (talk) 20:10, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

I meant Serbia's U.S. embassy set on fire <-- this page :D Theo Assen - (talk) 20:11, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

Wikinews Bulletin

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Issue VIII - March 7, 2008
Administrators and Accredidations
Featured Articles and News In Pictures
  • No articles were promoted recently. Eight candidates are waiting for your vote, including a self-nomination by Celticfan383 which could become our first featured sports article.
  • Several images were featured on the main pages, which you can check out in the News In Picture archive.
  • The image below, by David Shankbone was voted as Wikinews' picture of the year.

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Original reporting

Since our last edition, many articles have claimed original reporting. Here are the most recent:

Several others wrote stories based on television sources. The Wikinews Reports blog activity was mostly related to some of these stories. You can ask any of the blog authors if you want to help out on the blog.

Editor's note

A new year has started, and contributions, especially original reporting, seem to have increased a bit lately. I'd like to thank and welcome the hundreds of new wikinewsies since the last edition. --Anonymous101 (Talk) 21:13, 7 March 2008 (UTC)

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Anonymous101 (Talk) 21:32, 7 March 2008 (UTC)

Wikinews:Community allegedly deletes main page

This page is in the Wikinews namespace but it actually was intended as a normal article last April Fools day. I don't think it should be changed after such a long time, although it is not a published article it was only intended for that day so I don't see why it should be changed later. --Steven Fruitsmaak (Reply) 18:46, 11 March 2008 (UTC)


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Issue IX - March 19, 2008
Administrators and Accreditations
  • Since our last edition, no users have been given the mop and bucket.
  • No one has became an accredited reporter on Wikinews. You can currently vote on a request by WNewsReporter and Zachary.
Featured Articles and News In Pictures
  • No articles were promoted recently. Eight candidates are waiting for your vote, including a self-nomination by Celticfan383 which could become our first featured sports article.
  • Several images were featured on the main pages, which you can check out in the News In Picture archive.
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Original reporting

Since our last edition, many articles have claimed original reporting. Here are the most recent:

Several others wrote stories based on television sources. The Wikinews Reports blog activity was mostly related to some of these stories. You can ask any of the blog authors if you want to help out on the blog.

Editor's note

I would like to thank our users who have helped increase our level of Original Reporting content. Some users who I think have been especially helpful are Leila Monaghan (talk · contribs) who has got interviews despite being a very new user and BrockF5 (talk · contribs) who has continued to provide us with excellent reports and images. In addition, Brianmc (talk · contribs) has been helpful in combatting vandalism. --Anonymous101 (talk · contribs) 19:47, 19 March 2008 (UTC)

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  • The Wikimania call for participation deadline closes TODAY!. Get your last-minute submissions in or get involved with the Wikinews efforts at WN:WM2008.
  • Wikimedia Commons has accepted the Creative Commons 3.0 license.
  • The English Wikipedia now has more than 10'000'000 pages, all namespaces combined.
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--Anonymous101 (talk · contribs) 20:04, 19 March 2008 (UTC)

userpage

Thanks for reverting the vandalism to my userpage. Bawolff 03:47, 20 March 2008 (UTC)

Gone?

I hope that you don't stay away from us for too long. Would be sad to lose a long time contributer. We already are losing too many. :( DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 21:28, 20 April 2008 (UTC)

No, I am not gone. I am now back from my Wikibreak. FellowWiki Newsie 18:52, 23 April 2008 (UTC)

Can you edit COPY AND PASTE ARTICLE NAME HERE?

Hi FellowWikiNews. I wanted to edit this article, but it's protected. Can you edit it for me?

Here is what I need done:

half the page is dedicated to an anti-manar view.  that needs to be removed, or a longer more thorough rebutle needs to be posted.

Thanks. 69.212.240.137 02:16, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Wikinews Bulletin

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Administrators and Accredidations
  • Since our last edition, Cirt (talk · contribs) has been given the mop and bucket, and Ryan524 (talk · contribs) (now retired) asked for adminship.
  • No one has became an accredited reporter on Wikinews. There are no requests you can currently vote or comment on, although there are lots of De-adminship Requests.
Featured Articles and News In Pictures
  • No articles were promoted recently. Several candidates are waiting for your vote, including two exclusive interviews.
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Strega crossing the finish line to win the Gold Unlimited class at the Reno Air Races 2009
Original reporting

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Several others wrote stories based on television sources. The Wikinews Reports blog activity was mostly related to some of these stories. You can ask any of the blog authors if you want to help out on the blog.

Editor's note

In the last few months activity on Wikinews has continued to decrease to an incredibly low level. There are hardly any new contributers joining and one of our best users, DragonFire1024 (talk · contribs) has gone on Wikibreak. However, some excellent articles are continuing to be written. Anonymous101 :) 12:09, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

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Anonymous101 :) 12:28, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

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Issue XI - May 17, 2008
Administrators, Accreditation and Arbitration
  • Since our last edition, no users have been given the mop and bucket. You can currently vote on a request by Adambro (talk · contribs)
  • No one has became an accredited reporter on Wikinews. There are currently no accreditation requests that you can vote on.
  • The 2008 Arbitration Committee election has started. There are nine candidates and six places on the ArbCom. Voting ends on August 1.
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Although the 34th G8 Summit had ended, the demonstration of anti-globalists exposed a critical issue on poverty, etc.  » Full story
Original reporting

Since our last edition, many articles have claimed original reporting. Here are the most recent:

Several others wrote stories based on television sources. The Wikinews Reports blog activity was mostly related to some of these stories. You can ask any of the blog authors if you want to help out on the blog.

Editor's note

In the last few months activity on Wikinews has started to increase again, and discussion has restarted on the embargoed wiki. Anonymous101 (talk) 11:50, 19 July 2008 (UTC)


Site activity
  • Wikinews supports the universal edit button firefox extention
  • Move Wikinews:Story preperation into its own namespace (prepared:)?
  • New rss feed extension prosed to be installed (see WC + Mailing list)
  • Arbcom elections are now in progress.
  • Discussion about flagged revisions is ongoing and in many places. This could be the biggest change to the Wikinews method since we abandoned the original article review system
  • Brian proposes a new contest, and challenges everyone to get involved, donate something, or join!
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  • Zach's new tool: Per category rss feed. Do a hard refresh, goto a category and click on the rss icon in your browser. (Now linked from most portals and categories via templates)
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FlaggedRevs

If you have not already seen this, please look, comment, and vote both here and on bugzilla. Further assistance such as contact information for Google would be a very useful detail to share and help in petitioning for a listing in their news index. --Brian McNeil / talk 14:55, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Can you edit Study: Arctic ice could be gone by 2020?

Hi {{subst:Study: Arctic ice could be gone by 2020}}. I wanted to edit this article, but it's protected. Can you edit it for me?

Here is what I need done: Add [[Category:Arctic]]


I am trying to make an Arctic news portal to complement and support the wikipedia Arctic portal. If I make a list can you plunk the [[category:Arctic]] in, or should I tag the talk pages of each of the news articles individually?

Thanks. [[User:SriMesh|SriMesh]] | [[User talk:SriMesh|<small>talk</small>]] (talk) 05:33, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Welcome back

Anonymous101talk 17:22, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

Thanks. I needed a break. I'm now ready to edit again. FellowWiki Newsie 17:25, 4 September 2008 (UTC)