User talk:Happyme22

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Hi, before you publish, please find at least two independent sources. Thanks for your contributions. They are much appreciated. --SVTCobra 01:40, 26 March 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Sure thing. I'm just used to the Wikipedia citing, and have to review all of Wikinews' policies. Thanks though, Happyme22 - (talk) 02:02, 26 March 2008 (UTC)[reply]
Just one question, regarding the Former first lady Nancy Reagan endorses McCain article: the event, according to all media sources, occured on Tuesday, March 25. Yet the event occured on March 26, according to the Wikimedia foundation server (I don't know the actual name of it - a clock is shown here). Since it happened in the US, at about 7 PM that is tenchnically March 25, correct? and should be written - and everything updated - as so. A response would be appreciated. Thanks, Happyme22 - (talk) 06:12, 26 March 2008 (UTC)[reply]
Since Wikinews is for people from all over the world, we have been using UTC to determine when the date changes to the next. Also, when the events occurred and when the sources published matters not, the date should correspond to when Wikinews publishes. --SVTCobra 10:42, 26 March 2008 (UTC)[reply]
That happens automatically, no need to do any thing. If you don't see it on the template page itself, just do a hard refresh. --SVTCobra 13:04, 27 March 2008 (UTC)[reply]