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Thanks for your excellent start to Obama sets deadline to withdraw troops from Iraq. It really is appreciated. Unfourtunately, however, it is not yet quite long enough to be published, so I had to fail the review. Hopefully, someone will expand the article so it can be published. Thanks, Anonymous101talk 09:24, 28 February 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Cricket articles[edit]

Hi...sorry I have been busy today and am fighting off the flu. Unfortunately someone already beat me to the punch, and because of the article style, have been marked abandoned. If they are still around tomorrow, and newer updated sources can be found, then I don't see a problem with publishing them, provided they meet the policy guidelines etc. I apologize for our slacking on reviews, but of the regular contributors we have, about half of them have been sick the past few days. So you can blame me if you like :-P So again I do apologize and I hope this does not drive you away from Wikinews. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 00:20, 12 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

West Indies[edit]

You are going to have to explain more fully why Wikipedia is wrong in saying:

"The West Indies, is a multi-national cricket team representing a sporting confederation of a dozen English-speaking Caribbean countries and British dependencies that form the British West Indies."

The link you provided ( does not really shed any light on the distinctions. Cheers, --SVTCobra 02:26, 12 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Replied and Explained on your talk page.. Sorry for being so picky.. :-)

Maybe I was dense, but I think I get it now. It is is a team made up of not only the British West Indies, but also other Caribbean islands. For some reason I believed that BWI was more inclusive, not less. Cheers, --SVTCobra 02:51, 12 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Signing comments[edit]

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