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Auto-Block[edit]

My account was compromised during my absence - please enable an indefinite block to prevent further damage to wiki projects. Thanks for collaborating. --BScMScMD (talk) 19:00, 7 April 2015 (UTC) P.S.: Enable an indefinite block on my Wikibooks account as well!

Havang[edit]

Hello, I changed long ago Havang tot Havang(nl), I did give free the account Havang, gave away my password at the same occasion. So I cannot log in with username Havang and not log-in with that foolish new username somebody created. If you do not remove the discussion page, please, remove my mail-adress from that foolish account, I can't. --Havang(nl) (talk) 16:08, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

@Havang(nl): Are you saying email to that account goes to you? If so, and if it doesn't also go to anyone else, I believe you can tell the system to generate a new random password and email it to you. That gives you access again to the account. --Pi zero (talk) 16:40, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

Category:National Basketball Association[edit]

On this change ([1]), it's simply because the interwikis links are now on wikidata [2]. --Mazuritz (talk) 20:02, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

I gathered that. However, there's this odd and imho over-hasty reflex to remove local data merely because it's also on Wikidata. I think that's harmful to the local projects; removing local data merely because it's present on Wikidata is inherently unstable and routinely harmful to local control (therefore also to local morale) and to local quality. A far more gainful employment of Wikidata on local projects would be to monitor discrepancies between Wikidata and local pages as they arise, and offer local editors with the option of redressing those discrepancies by any of several perhaps-customized courses of action, which would likely include changing the local data, propagating local data to Wikidata, noting (locally?) the reason why the discrepancy is allowed to stand (for future reference), and in some cases more elaborate measures involving other local projects. --Pi zero (talk) 19:04, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

Noob[edit]

Hello. I saw, you made some changes on the article I just created. As I am new here, I have no idea if I did it correct or not. Please help me guiding WikiNews. Thanks
Acagastya (talk) 11:06, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi, Acagastya. Good to meet you. I'll try to help. The one thing I can't do is get heavily involved in writing the article, since I need to remain independent of its authorship in order to review it (that's described in the first pillar at WN:PILLARS). --Pi zero (talk) 11:12, 1 May 2015 (UTC)
I just need some guidance to get familiar here. I am familiar with WP, but I don't know anything here!
Don't we have Adopt a user here?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 11:23, 1 May 2015 (UTC)
@Acagastya: Imho, Wikinews is an awesome project. Most of the time lately there aren't many folks here, though. We have some plans for the future, but meanwhile, like I said, I'll try to help. :-)
WN:PILLARS is a good overview to start with. WN:WRITE is meant to be a quick intro to writing an article. Ultimately there's the Wikinews:Style guide, which is deliberately kept short (by the standards of such documents) so it can be read in its entirety.) --Pi zero (talk) 11:46, 1 May 2015 (UTC)
I should probably be mentioning {{Howdy}}, which is automatically put on your user talk page when you create an account :-). --Pi zero (talk) 11:49, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

My changes to the article.[edit]

Were any of my changes to the article good? Did you keep any of them?--PaulBustion88 (talk) 01:38, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

@PaulBustion88: Your edits all look like improvements to me, and I haven't undone any of them. The only difficulty was that the last one was after I'd started my review. I do realize the {{under review}} tag can be missed; we've tried to make it fairly prominent to minimize that problem, but still. --Pi zero (talk) 01:46, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Change to article about UN Gaza report by me.[edit]

Hello, could you review the change I made to this article? [3] Paul Bustion. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by PaulBustion88 (talkcontribs) 05:33, 3 May 2015‎

Hi. There's a catch — because news is a snapshot in time, our archive policy kicks in 24 hours after publication and then doesn't allow further substantive changes to an article. (We so need better software to provide context-sensitive guidance on this project; I'm actually working on that, but it's slow going.) --Pi zero (talk) 12:37, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

My edits to the Australian deportation article[edit]

Hello, did you like my edits to the article about Australia expelling foreign workers?[4] --PaulBustion88 (talk) 02:05, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi, PaulBustion88.
The edits do look like an improvement, content-wise. That article, though, was never completed (it only has one source corroborating the focal event, whereas two mutually independent sources are required; actually, we recommend finding and reading the multiple sources before starting to write), and the article is now no longer fresh. It would need a wholesale refocus in order to become viable again. An article like that eventually gets tagged as {{abandoned}}, which is why we're not up to our ears in articles that didn't make it to publication.
One of the difficult things about a news wiki is that the opportunities to make smallish contributions to someone else's article are kind of limited, because of the comparatively narrow time window involved. When Wikinews was first started, folks imagined a collaboration model similar to Wikipedia; but it's turned out that most news articles are written by one person. When I first came to Wikinews I made little copyedits to recently published articles, and then one day I set about to fix an article that had been not-ready'd on review, only to be told by the reviewer, after all the trouble I'd gone to, that the article was no longer fresh. I stuck with the project, of course; truthfully I've always had great admiration for journalists.
When I finally decided to try my hand at writing an article, I spent a while searching news feeds for a story that I was interested enough in to write it up for Wikinews. After a day or two (as I recall) of finding only stories that just didn't grip me, I hit on one that I instantly fell in love with; nothing pretentious, but I really wanted to share it with others. And then I actually had to recheck news feeds for several hours before a second independent source turned up. The result was "Robbery suspect flees on riding mower". (Alas, it would have been a stronger article if I'd thought to find a file image on Commons of a riding mower. :-) --Pi zero (talk) 03:01, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

Indiana story[edit]

Gov. Pence did sign the legislation for the needle exchange program and sources were added for verification.Crtew (talk) 13:47, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

@Crtew: I hope to tackle that article when I finish my current review (which, as it happens, I started maybe five minutes before you submitted). I'm in triage mode with the review queue; we can and will lose some articles that can't be reviewed in time. I mean not to let yours get missed that way. --Pi zero (talk) 13:57, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
Thank you for your work on editing the Indiana governor story. Our previous start for this can be deleted. It's called "Indiana governor responds to an HIV outbreak". At this time, it's a file in newsroom.Crtew (talk) 14:42, 8 May 2015 (UTC)
We usually handle those by redirecting them to the published article. The older page has significant edit history, after all. I've done that. --Pi zero (talk) 15:09, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Thank you for your help with the general election article, Pi zero. I appreciate it. --Rayboy8 (my talk) (my contributions) 22:00, 9 May 2015 (UTC)

My editing at the New Zealand flag article and in general[edit]

Hello. Was my edit here, [5], ok? Is my editing here in general so far ok? On English wikipedia, simple English wikipedia, and English wiktionary I have been banned and my editing has been trashed, and one editor said she did not think I was capable of editing well. I want to make sure my editing here is at least acceptable and that I'm not being disruptive in any way. So if you feel I'm causing problems do not hesitate to let me know. --PaulBustion88 (talk) 05:59, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

@PaulBustion88: That particular edit was not unreasonable. Nothing had been said in the article, after all, about why NZ might want a new flag. If one were really going to go into the rationale, perhaps with a small paragraph at some point in the inverted pyramid, I imagine one might also have mentioned (since this is mentioned in a source, iirc) that the current flag of NZ is very similar to the current flag of Australia. One thing about news, you have to do your best and move on, because the moment moves on, leaving no time for the sort of endless fine-tuning that is, frankly, the primary means by which Wikipedia pursues quality. Sometimes we do especially well, and that's why we have Category:Featured article.
I'm sorry to hear you've been having problems on some of the other sister projects. A few general remarks:
  • We've had some folks who came to us after getting in trouble on sister projects, who became quite useful members of the Wikinews community. So we're open to folks making a fresh start here. Also we try to help folks who are trying to climb up our notoriously steep initial learning curve, as long as they're sincerely trying to be helpful. We're a small project, though, and our published output is quite serious with a real impact on the world, so if someone starts making trouble, we don't have patience with that.
  • Because of the importance of personal reputation in the functioning of Wikinews (cf. WN:Never assume), we have no tolerance here for sockpuppetry. If you have multiple accounts, declare them, choose one as your account to use when editing on Wikinews, and mark the others with {{doppelganger}}.
--Pi zero (talk) 11:20, 10 May 2015 (UTC)
I technically have multiple accounts, but they were created for other wikis, I don't believe I ever used the other accounts here. They are user:FDR, user:RJR3333, and user:PaulBustion87. --PaulBustion88 (talk) 12:07, 10 May 2015 (UTC)
Okay. I put tags on those, to avoid possible future confusion. You're right, none of them have ever edited on en.wn. --Pi zero (talk) 12:18, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

An editor on wikipedia complained about my edit summary, so please remove it[edit]

[6] --PaulBustion88 (talk) 09:53, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

I've hidden the edit summary. --Pi zero (talk) 10:34, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

Notability?[edit]

What are the notability criteria for a news article here?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 22:27, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

@Acagastya: The term you're looking for is newsworthiness. There's an essay about it at WN:Newsworthiness. --Pi zero (talk) 23:45, 10 May 2015 (UTC)
I have made an article, please check it!
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 00:54, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Human trafficking article[edit]

Was this edit, [7], ok?--PaulBustion88 (talk) 02:39, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

@PaulBustion88: The first of your two sentences was quite close to the source sentence (and on top of that, both were the sentence just before that direct quote). There's a little about this at WN:PILLARS (the fifth pillar, about using your own words). We've been wanting for years to write a really good essay on distance from source, but we've never figured out a really effective way to do it; I had an essay title I really liked, "How to use sources without plagiary", but so far I haven't got content that lives up to the title. --Pi zero (talk) 11:59, 11 May 2015 (UTC)
Hello, I changed what I wrote to make it more different from the source, [8]. --PaulBustion88 (talk) 15:20, 11 May 2015 (UTC)
Is it different enough from the source now?--PaulBustion88 (talk) 04:04, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Educational/class project editing "UOW"[edit]

It appears you have a class creating articles, due to the number of usernames with "UOW" (University of Wollongong?) in them. i.e. ThesocialscribeUOW (t · c · b), VizimaUOW (t · c · b) Uowmlb (t · c · b), KristaUOW (t · c · b) etc! P.s. If you reply, it may be better to 'ping' me at my Wikipedia talkpage here. I don't come to Wikinews much. 220 of Borg (talk) 05:55, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Seems like if you don't come here much, it's not all that urgent, right? So perhaps just pinging you here would do? (I don't think, btw, linking from here to a user page on a different sister produces a notice at the other sister?)
Yes, we have a couple of university journalism professors sending students our way this semester, one in Australia and one in the US. The fall semester is just ending at the University of Wollongong, I believe, with an attendant flurry of submissions. --Pi zero (talk) 12:39, 11 May 2015 (UTC)
No, I didn't get a ping from your link to my WP page. Assuming from above you have an Aussie connection, perhaps Wikinews needs an article about Alan Bond (of America's Cup fame) who is in a bad way after very recent heart surgery. Maybe you need to keep an obituary handy, just in case? 220 of Borg (talk) 03:12, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

Talk back[edit]

I modified the words, what else to do?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 20:50, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

"Scuffing up", by changing a word here and there, doesn't affect the overall structure of the text at all.
With really well-done synthesis, each sentence of the synthesis is apt to contain information scattered about the sources, and each sentence in the sources is apt to contain information that gets scattered to distance points in the synthesis. --Pi zero (talk) 02:42, 12 May 2015 (UTC)
Okay, whenever Duke and Duchess comment/ monkey's name is changed, the freshness will come?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 09:49, 12 May 2015 (UTC)
A complete refocus of the article would be wanted, presumably, as well as (frankly) a complete rewrite from the ground up to shake off all the old copyright problems. --Pi zero (talk) 11:04, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Notice of Appreciation[edit]

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Notice of Appreciation

For your fantastic, relentless contributions to this service, which are on a scale no other user seems able to match these days; for endeavouring to improve my articles through copyedit and review, amongst those of countless other users. I'm sure they appreciate your support too. I undoubtedly do. --Rayboy8 (talk) (contributions) 23:03, 11 May 2015 (UTC)


Well, gosh. Thanks. --Pi zero (talk) 23:35, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

My edit here[edit]

[9] Is there anything wrong with my change here? PaulBustion88 (talk) 11:43, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

No. Good catch on then/than. Though that article has no future, imho; I don't really think there's any way to turn it into something that could be publishable. --Pi zero (talk) 12:55, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Changing away from source[edit]

In my edit here, [10], I tried to change away from what the source said. Is this better?PaulBustion88 (talk) 22:53, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Texas tornado article[edit]

Hello. In the Texas tornado article, [11], I added one more source, and made some other changes. Are the changes ok?PaulBustion88 (talk) 05:54, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

Sheriff article[edit]

Is this article,[12], about how the Sheriff of Milwaukee recently attacked the President ok?PaulBustion88 (talk) 09:12, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

Time stamp[edit]

I also wanted to know,

  • if I submit for review, will the freshness vanish if the article is reviewed late?
  • if the event takes place where date is 13 May, and I live in a place where it is 14th, what values I need to fill in any of the date parameters?


aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 23:44, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

@Acagastya:
  • An article needs to be fresh at the moment it is published. If it doesn't get reviewed in time, it goes stale waiting on the queue. That does happen; I think every veteran Wikinewsie has at some time or other lost an article they wrote that way. (Even I, who rarely have time to write with all the other things I try to do here, have lost one that way.)

    Right now, of course, we have a huge glut of articles on the queue, due to the University of Wollongong students, whose weekly class seems to be on Wednesday, because the biggest crowd of submissions from this semester is waiting for me when I wake up on Wednesday morning (my time zone atm is UTC-4).

    Note, however, articles don't necessarily get reviewed in the order submitted. I, for one, typically start by not-ready'ing the ones I notice have something obviously badly wrong so they can be dequeued fairly quickly (and should be), and then of the remainder I often review the freshest first — because if I reviewed the oldest first I'd just be minimizing the freshness of our published articles. (It's even more complicated than that: for example, I tend to boost the priority of articles that have been resubmitted after revision, since one would like all that effort on everyone's part not to go to waste. And sometimes there are other special circumstances that change the order I review in.)

  • Wikinews keeps UTC. There's a gadget you can activate on your Special:Preferences, under User Interface Gadgets, called UTCLiveClock, that puts a running UTC clock in the upper right corner of your browser panel.
--Pi zero (talk) 00:10, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

Relatives editing[edit]

Hello. Can relatives of mine also edit the same articles I edit, or is that against site policies? Because my father is a better writer than I am so I was thinking maybe he could edit what I wrote to make it look nicer. Is that allowed or would that be considered meat puppetry? PaulBustion88 (talk) 23:59, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

@PaulBustion88: They should have their own account, separate from yours, and should declare the relationship on their user page (conversly, you should declare the relationship on yours). There should never be more than one person allowed to edit Wikinews from the same account. With those precautions, it should be fine since you're both writing, not reviewing each other's work. --Pi zero (talk) 00:26, 14 May 2015 (UTC)
Ok, I declared my relation to him on his user page, and now I will on mine. PaulBustion88 (talk) 00:29, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

My article about King Salman[edit]

[13] I stopped writing what I was writing because my mother was upset with me so I had to take a break from writing. I had already read the article I used as a source and I'm going to find another one and write more but I was distracted by her being upset. I'm going to complete the article by the end of tomorrow. PaulBustion88 (talk) 05:47, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

I think I've made article long enough and incorporated all the main important points necessary to be stated now. Does it look good enough?

[14] PaulBustion88 (talk) 07:02, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

What happens if...[edit]

...I submit an article for review and then I make an edit?
Any harm in it?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 11:30, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

It happens all the time. Check to see if a reviewer has marked the article as {{under review}} — it looks like this:
— but otherwise, go ahead. You should of course try to minimize how often that becomes necessary; some people have this frustrating habit, when an article is not-ready'd, of resubmitting before they start trying to fix problems, rather than after; and if you ever do a really major update, such as refocusing an article for freshness, you should probably remove the article from the review queue first (change {{review}} to {{develop}}) and then resubmit when you're done. But, sure, you can still edit it once you've submitted it. --Pi zero (talk) 12:55, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

Article about Bill Oesterle[edit]

[15] This article is scheduled to be deleted tomorrow, I did NOT create it, but I am improving it. Could it be given a little more time? I think I could make it publishable. PaulBustion88 (talk) 04:30, 15 May 2015 (UTC)

@PaulBustion88: It needs a fresh focus. But it's clearly not abandoned, since you've been honestly working on it, so yes, I removed the tag. --Pi zero (talk) 04:52, 15 May 2015 (UTC)

MediaWiki:Gadget-easyPeerReview.js[edit]

Hi (sorry for my english), I'm a French sysop on Wikinews and I don't know where to send my message.

In the French version, the "easyPeerReview" gadget uses the English version to run, but it no longer works since we have removed the "editor" group and replaced it with "facilitator".

In the English code, there "if (wgAction ===" view "&& 0 && wgUserGroups.toString wgNamespaceNumber === (). IndexOf (" editor ")> -1) {"

We need to add "facilitator".

If you can not make this change, we will need to recreate the code on our version. Thank you. --SleaY (talk) 19:49, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

@SleaY: I'll try to take a look sometime in the next few hours.
My long-term hope is to build a replacement for the old EzPR gadget using my dialog tools (the sort of software the Foundation should have spent their money on instead of Flow :-), but that will be a while yet. --Pi zero (talk) 20:20, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
@SleaY: I think I've done it. --Pi zero (talk) 20:50, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
Still doesn't work, but I think the problem comes from elsewhere. --SleaY (talk) 01:45, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

Football box[edit]

There, F.C._Barcelona_wins_La_Liga_2014-2015, it goes to bottom by adding the football template. How to fix that?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 19:34, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

@Acagastya: I don't understand those boxes well. I'll have to see what I can figure out. Btw, at first look, the new lede reads well. --Pi zero (talk) 19:45, 18 May 2015 (UTC)
Well, I have added the comments. However, "why" can't be answered. So, is it okay?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 19:50, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

Deleted Story[edit]

Hi Pi zero,

If possible, could you please retrieve the story 'Namurian internet service provider Digicel blocks Facebook' which was deleted today so that I have a copy of the text? Alternatively a screen shot of the text and headline will doǃ

Many thanks MaddicookUOW (talk) 06:20, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

@MaddicookUOW: Is it enough to restore it temporarily, or are you requesting it be mothballed in your user space? (If you want it mothballed, I should do a check for latent copyvio, as a matter of procedure.) Anyway, for now, here it is. Nauruan internet service provider Digicel blocks Facebook --Pi zero (talk) 11:26, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

F.C. Barcelona wins La Liga 2014-2015 [edit]

About to get stale. I guess, it will pass. I did all that was required. Please review it.
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 17:58, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

Award[edit]

  • It's silly to even say this is long overdue, because, um, it's so very long overdue!
I, Bddpaux, award you the Copyeditor's barnstar for your tireless work and all around general greatness at all things journalistic in nature! Hang in there!--Bddpaux (talk) 15:05, 28 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. :-)  --Pi zero (talk) 16:15, 28 May 2015 (UTC)


Sources.[edit]

Giorgio Chiellini, would not play in UEFA CL final. I wanted to add this in the article I will submit. This is the link as well. So would a link, which is old, be able to qualify for the use in article?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 15:54, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

@Acagastya: As long as there are two mutually independent trust-worthy sources corroborating the focus, there can also be other sources that may be older. --Pi zero (talk) 17:22, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

obama just reported on stricter gun rules[edit]

--Thahouseusers2015 (talk) 22:54, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

Archiving the edit?[edit]

Hello Admin! I wanted to know why F.C. Barcelona wins UEFA Champions League 2014/15 wasn't archived? I could still edit it. And, I added a comment to check it. Is it any king of bug, or something?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 18:20, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

Our output is very slow atm. We generally delay archiving articles in times of low output to keep at least ten unarchived article on the main page. --Pi zero (talk) 18:27, 20 June 2015 (UTC)
Okay. So, then also, I am not supposed to make changes? Or I am (if they are helpful)? Moreover, if they are acrhived, they won't be visible on main page?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 18:30, 20 June 2015 (UTC)
I should be clearer. There are two different meanings of "archived". The archive policy kicks in 24 hours after publication, so that no further substantive changes are permitted. However, the article isn't fully protected, and marked with an {{archive}} tag, until at least a week after publication, and sometimes longer.

Don't make substantive changes to any of the currently published articles. Little corrections that don't change the meaning are okay. --Pi zero (talk) 18:38, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

Need help![edit]

Example Article: F.C. Barcelona wins Copa del Rey 2014-2015.
Template used over there: {{translation note|{{w|Copa del Rey}}|en|Spanish language|King's Cup}}.
Query: What to do for Copa America? It is the Spanish and Portuguese for America Cup. How should I add the template? I made the rough article in my sandbox, so I can edit it quickly, and publish as soon as the event completes.
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 08:33, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Where Copa del Rey appeared in that article, I figured to add a superscript with mouseover explaining that the English translation is "King's Cup". We had created the {{translation note}} template a while back to cover general situations of that sort (as opposed to the more specific situation covered by {{translated quote}}), so I went to page {{translation note}} to read the documentation explaining what the different parameters do, and cobbled together something that seemed reasonable: the thing to which the superscript is to be attached is the first parameter, {{w|Copa del Rey}}; the superscript visible on the page is the second parameter, en; the target to which the superscript is wikilinked (so that clicking the superscript goes there) is the third parameter, Spanish language; and the mouseover, to be prefixed by the superscript label and a colon, is the fourth parameter, King's Cup. Put them all together, you get Copa del Rey((en)). If you want to do something similar for "Copa America", you just have to decide what you want to drop in for each of those parameters. --Pi zero (talk) 13:24, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Doubt[edit]

Article: Chile knock out defending champions Uruguay from Copa America 2015 (not yet published)
Scenario:Event commenced at 2330 hours at 24th June (UTC). And finished at early hours on 25th June (UTC).
Query: So what will be the date (It might sound ridiculous, and a homework question, but today, when I was going to park, I thought about this) 24th or 25th?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 16:13, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

My approach is to report the date on which the event occurred in the time zone where it occurred (but then, in choosing whether to describe it as "today" or "yesterday", use the date on Wikinews when it's published; so for example if it takes place on Tuesday where it happens, and then it's published on Tuesday on Wikinews, that's "today" even though it may by then be Wednesday in the time zone where it happened). --Pi zero (talk) 16:33, 25 June 2015 (UTC)
Okay! But the time of when the event started, or when it completed?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 16:35, 25 June 2015 (UTC)
Heh. If I'm the reviewer who reviews it, I'll have to keep an eye out for that. Typically, in a case where the event is "team wins game", that happens at the moment the game ends. --Pi zero (talk) 16:38, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

Lede problem[edit]

Sir, this article "Messi" saves life in Nigeria came in notice on Sunday. But, if you read it, the event took place on Saturday. Now that is really confusing, and I don't know how should I frame the lede. It took me 3 lines instead of 2 to explain that thing. But, still it is not so clear. Can you please take care of it? There are many not-so-well-explained-figures in the lede.
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 11:00, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

I might convery it in 2 lines, but still, we need it polish the lede.
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 11:06, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Time zone![edit]

I don't think that Messi's name saves life in Nigeria will be fresh now. It is the 4th day, and, that makes the condition worse. So, can you please tell me what is your time zone, so that I can fine-tune my timings accordingly for the next articles?
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 02:46, 2 July 2015 (UTC)

@Acagastya: I'm very sorry that's happened. Fwiw I'm in UTC-4 at this time of year (US east coast). If I could have split into four today, one of me to review each of the articles on the review queue, I would have. I managed to review one and am some hours into reviewing another. --Pi zero (talk) 03:43, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
It is not about not doing the task quickly. I see you are the most active reviewer presently. I asked so that I could be awake at the time you add comments, and thus I can promptly. I am from UTC+5:30 (India) and from now, I will add your time zone in my iPod so that I don't consume much time :)
aGastya  ✉ Dicere Aliquid :) 03:50, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Ah. Yes, I take your point. --Pi zero (talk) 03:55, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
I've got off-line commitments that may occupy me for much of the next few hours; I'm really hoping they won't keep me from reviewing te other article, the Copa America semi-final one, while it's still fresh. :-S  --Pi zero (talk) 13:26, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
(Oh, good, it's only on the second day after.) --Pi zero (talk) 14:45, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Copa America semi-finals article published. --Pi zero (talk) 15:52, 2 July 2015 (UTC)