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I don't think "Nikebrand" is an acceptable username on Wikinews. It's inherently promotional. --Pi zero (talk) 13:55, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

Than create a new username for me. I have no clue. --Nikebrand (talk) 14:04, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
That's something you need to do. --Pi zero (talk) 15:57, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
  • User accounts may be renamed. That is a global Wikimedia process, which is not handled locally. See meta wiki. --Brian McNeil / talk 07:06, 7 October 2014 (UTC)

Sports articles[edit]

Have you looked at our recent sports articles to get a sense of the style we use? We make little use of tables, and the primary information is generally the article text (including the most important information from any auxiliary table provided, which also mustn't be copied from a source, though of course it needs to be source-verifiable). Occasionally we do publish photo essays, but there the information is in pictures and their captions, still not in tables. --Pi zero (talk) 20:53, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

I will not create the table longer than you can see in the moment. I will use the space. I can find many long tables XVIII Commonwealth Games competition ends and other soccer articles have the same size of the table as well. Yes on Wikipedia you have really long tables and lists. I do not want to create more.--Nikebrand (talk) 21:16, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
When nobody is blocking or disturbing me within of edit wars, I review these articles for this seasons. --Nikebrand (talk) 13:44, 4 October 2014 (UTC)
I'm not sure what you mean. It's unclear to me whether you fully understand how Wikinews works. You may find WN:Pillars of Wikinews writing helpful. --Pi zero (talk) 13:51, 4 October 2014 (UTC)
Stop to bother me with nonsense and provocations!!! You have not the right to discriminate me without consequences. --Nikebrand (talk) 13:54, 4 October 2014 (UTC)
You misunderstand. I've been trying to be helpful. On this project, reporters seek to write articles that conform to site standards, and then submit these articles for review by authorized reviewers. An article only gets published if an authorized reviewer does a rigorous review and finds that it does conform to site standards. When someone new comes here, naturally they do not yet know how to write to our site standards, so we try to help them learn. The articles you are creating do not conform to site standards. I have repeatedly tried to provide you with helpful information so that you could learn to contribute here. If you want to learn, I'm still willing to try help you do so; but if you choose not to act for the good of the project, I will have to put the good of the project ahead of my desire to be helpful to you. --Pi zero (talk) 20:23, 4 October 2014 (UTC)

Monitor format[edit]

I have not the same font size on my monitor and it is a bit smaller. That means I have smaller letters and tables in the articles. On other smartphones, Ipads you have the same problems. So it is indisputable. --Nikebrand (talk) 19:38, 4 October 2014 (UTC)


You are continuing to create articles that you have been told do not conform to site standards. It appears that you have no intention to attempt to get these articles reviewed and published, which means you're simply using the project as a web host, which it is NOT. This is not an acceptable use of the project; if you persist in this behavior, you will be blocked. --Pi zero (talk) 22:28, 4 October 2014 (UTC)

yOU SHOULD KNOW THAT YO HAVE ALSO GUIDELINES AS Administrator. For example: You reasons are being missed. Before you will repeat yourself with "I can not understand you". It's the 2nd Bundesliga of towns in Germany and this league is out of interest? --Nikebrand (talk) 23:12, 4 October 2014 (UTC)
The article "University, Noosa play for home Sunshine Coast rugby major semi in 2014" is proven and that is the reason for me,why RB Leipzig has interest. The Bundesliga teams in the second league have masses of fans and first league players from the whole World playing here and meaing that they have in their 2nd soccer leagues less or few fans and their soccer niveau is much worser. The German second soocer league is the most professional in the World and has the most fans, more fans than in other first leagues in the World. The interest quietly does exist. --Nikebrand (talk) 23:20, 4 October 2014 (UTC)
In case you'd missed it (which would be easy to do), when an article is reviewed "not ready", there's a template with detailed review comments placed on the article's collaboration page. There should be a tab for going to the collaboration page (on Wikipedia it would be called the "talk" page). There's also a link to the collaboration page on the template at the top of the article where it says "This article may not be ready to be published. The following things need to be done: ... and Read the reviewer's comments": the word "comments" is a link to the collaboration page. --Pi zero (talk) 01:11, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
It's true--Nikebrand (talk) 10:39, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
What is true? Please explain this comment more clearly.
Also, I'm not seeing evidence that you're trying to learn to contribute constructively to the project; if you aren't, then you're using the project as a web host. Please explain what you are doing. --Pi zero (talk) 20:32, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Spamming user pages[edit]

Putting notes on several dozen user's talk pages is disruptive. The place to complain is the WN:Water cooler or, for admin actions, WN:AAA. --Pi zero (talk) 22:09, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Pi Zero[edit]

Ok, let's cover a few small points here first. I am going to go out on a limb and presume that English is not your primary language. That's OK!! Although, this is EN Wikinews, it's also 2014 and there're lots of tools/pathways we can use to deal with that! Please understand that it is easy, then, for you to 'read' another person's comments as being rude or harsh. ALSO, when a native English speaker is trying to be playful of whimsical or sarcastic, that can also be missed. Pi Zero is a trusted, seasoned pillar at this project. He is not 'picking' on you, I promise. Admittedly, our editorial standards are high here; considering that we pay zero-dollars US per article, one has to write/work here mostly out of an old-fashioned love of journalism!! Please take his comments to heart. In these instances, I STRONGLY URGE YOU to 'downshift' in your focus and just come here and do a little proof-reading and basic copy-editing on articles that are holding in the Newsroom. That will allow you just to focus on the articles in a mechanistic sense, and hopefully stop taking every little thing so personally. I've been where you are right now!! Take a deep breath and come back tomorrow, OK?? Having a giant tantrum here will get you nowhere. --Bddpaux (talk) 22:14, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

and, while I'm at it, tossing the same tantrum onto each Admin's talk page is childish, annoying and disruptive. Step back, re-focus and come back when you want to be a reporter. You'll be welcomed to do exactly that. --Bddpaux (talk) 22:18, 6 October 2014 (UTC)


You are now under a 72-hour block for spamming near-incoherent complaints across dozens of administrator pages, failing to heed attempts to direct you to relevant policy pages, and generally treating the community as a hindrance to using the site as your personal webhost.

Take the time to read existing published articles, to read the style guide, and to consider why it has been suggested that your username is not appropriate (hint: it implies more than fandom). --Brian McNeil / talk 07:11, 7 October 2014 (UTC)

'Pointless' contributions[edit]

  1. 2014/15 2nd Bundesliga FSV Frankfurt vs. RB Leipzig. You started this over a month after the event. That is not news, that's history.
  2. 2014/15 2nd Bundesliga RB Leipzig vs. VfR Aalen. Two months old when started!
  3. 2014/15 2nd Bundesliga RB Leipzig vs. 1. FC Heidenheim. Again, nearly two months old.

We have a saying around here: "Facts don't cease to be facts, but news ceases to be news." If an event is over a week old, it most-certainly is not eligible for publication on Wikinews. It is not new, therefor it is not news.

You have been combative and confrontational in response to civil attempts to correct your misconceptions regarding the project, and resorted to mass-spamming administrators. Use the 72 hour block to familiarise yourself with policy, and to visit meta where you may request a change of usename. All of the details you have attempted to submit here as articles will be deleted, the information is of such an age that it belongs in history books (or, an encyclopedia ... like Wikipedia, perhaps?) --Brian McNeil / talk 07:19, 7 October 2014 (UTC)

Your football match articles[edit]

There is no way to sugar-coat this; these are about events at, or nearly, a month ago. They cannot, and will not, ever qualify as news.

Please stop wasting the time of reviewers here by putting them up for review. Were they to be suitable for publication on Wikinews, they would need presented within a few days of the match taking place. Otherwise, they are historical; and, thus, have no place on a news site. --Brian McNeil / talk 22:38, 10 October 2014 (UTC)


The admin changed my name, but suddenly I can use the old name again. before I was been redirected to User:Nikegoddess . I will not use the old account. --Nikegoddess (talk) 19:31, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

Takes RB Leipzig the first win versus 1. FC Nürnberg back home ever[edit]

You're putting effort into this, but you're going to need to learn how to follow the style guide. To start with, you need to learn to write a lede. --Pi zero (talk) 21:01, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

What you say is wrong. --Nikegoddess (talk) 21:44, 17 October 2014 (UTC)
In what way do you believe it to be wrong?
  • It certainly looks as if you are putting effort into the article.
  • If you wish to contribute to English Wikinews, you are going to need to learn how to follow WN:Style guide.
--Pi zero (talk) 22:13, 17 October 2014 (UTC)
No!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!--Nikegoddess (talk) 22:19, 17 October 2014 (UTC)
Please explain what you mean. --Pi zero (talk) 22:47, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

Blocked (October 17, 2014)[edit]

You are now under a one-week block for disruptive editing. For some time now, you have shown contempt for our site standards and review process, and you've now repeatedly resubmitted an article for review without any attempt to address the review concerns. You were informed of what was needed many times, and have consistently ignored this information, routinely calling it "nonsense". You have been warned before not to treat this project as a web host. --Pi zero (talk) 23:25, 17 October 2014 (UTC)