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Hi. I (or more accurately we, I have to go soon) can't sight that edit until you cite a scource - if you saw it on TV, hit the talk page and say what channel and time (and show and anouncer/whatever are good as well). Since your new, I won't try and force you to get all the templates right or anything like that. By the way, news reports here are anchored to the date at the top, so repeating a date in the article body is usually reserved for dates some time away past or future. Instead we use 'today', 'yesterday', 'next week' etc. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 06:41, 10 September 2010 (UTC)

Oh, by the way, Wikinews:For Wikipedians is great... or we think it is, I don't think we've gotten much feedback one way or the other. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 06:44, 10 September 2010 (UTC)
Please use proper source formatting for this article. Please see WN:SG. Wikinews does not use reference lists. But welcome to Wikinews :) I hope we see more contributions from you. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 13:13, 10 September 2010 (UTC)

Yes; I'm actually an en-wp admin myself, although my role there is greatly diminished now. As noted above, we don't actually use ref tags... to make reviewing easier, we developed a system of 'hidden' ref tags, but I don't think it was ever used. Given we have encountered problems with timely reviews lately (I'm rather upset to say, to the extent of 'Houston, we have a problem'-type problems) I should probably kickstart conversation on such; we really ought to use it for any reasonably-lengthed article, pain or not. Anyways, I'm not gonna ask you to migrate entirely from your home-wiki to adopt another as I did, but I do hope you stick around. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 17:09, 10 September 2010 (UTC)