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Tempodivalse [talk] 15:38, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

Newsletter[edit]

Jan 2010 Writing Contest Prize Winner![edit]

Pmlineditor: you won second prize in the first writing contest of 2010! Congratulations! Second prize is 20 Canadian dollars (about the same as 20 US dollars right now). Prize transfer via PayPal is preferred. If you have a PayPal account, please send me the email address linked to that account via email: Special:Emailuser/gopher65. If you do not have a PayPal account I've decided that I am willing to send out personal checks, contrary to what I said in the prize rules section. If you wish to use this option, please send your name, full address, postal/zip code, and country name to the email linked above. Note that this option requires more personal information than PayPal (which just needs an email address), so PayPal is the preferred option. Please respond on my user page if you wish to claim your prize, or not. Again, congratulations, and great work! :) Gopher65talk 02:44, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

New administrator[edit]

Hi Pmlineditor, I've made you an administrator per your successful RFA. You're familiar with the bits from other wikis, so i don't need to lecture you on how they work. Smile.png Nonetheless, feel free to drop me a note at my talk page should you need help. Cheers, Tempodivalse [talk] 21:32, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

Thanks! If I have any questions, I'll certainly ask you. Cheers, Pmlineditor discuss 07:55, 25 April 2010 (UTC)
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[18:01:48] <@_Pmlineditor_> I'll kill MisterWiki if he puts http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/File:18th_Birthday.jpg in my talk page for getting admin <_>

Hey. Congratulations on your RfA. <_< --Diego Grez let's talk 02:11, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Thanks! Was just kidding in IRC. Congrats on getting Reviewer too, by the way. Smile.png Pmlineditor discuss 07:32, 27 April 2010 (UTC)
OK. :-) --Diego Grez let's talk 00:46, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

Unprotecting archived article?[edit]

Did you mean to unprotect Landmine blast in Chattisgarh, India kills eight after you archived it? --InfantGorilla (talk) 14:35, 17 May 2010 (UTC)

Nope, that was an error. I've protected it again. :) Pmlineditor discuss 15:09, 17 May 2010 (UTC)

Archiving[edit]

You have been busy archiving. No worries, but did you notice that you forgot to sight them (as auto-sighting was turned off last month)? --InfantGorilla (talk) 13:45, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

Hmm, sorry for that; I didn't remember about sighting them. I'll do that from next time. Regards, Pmlineditor discuss 16:38, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

Certificate of participation[edit]

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Certificate of Participation

This certifies that PMlineditor participated in the May 2010 writing contest, writing 7 articles for 45 points in the course of the competition. Good work.


Thanks[edit]

For dealing with the idiots :) --Herby talk thyme 08:58, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

Wow!![edit]

This award is presented to Wikinews reporters upon their 50th published news article.

--61 articles! Wow!! You deserve at least this!

Thanks. :) Pmlineditor (t · c · l) 19:04, 11 April 2012 (UTC)

Request for reviewing and other assistance[edit]

Hi. Next week is the start of the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships and two Wikinewies will be attending to cover the para-alpine skiing ahead of the 2014 Winter Paralympics . This is part of an effort outlined at Wikinews:IPC Alpine Ski World Championships. Immediately following this event, there will be a Meetup in Barcelona where Wikinews, the Paralympics and efforts to similar sport coverage will be discussed. At the moment, there are only two active reviewers on a daily basis. Demonstrating an ability to get reviews for these types of events done quickly is important for Wikinews credibility and gaining access to these types of events. I would really appreciate it if you could sign up on the IPC World Championship page to review, promote articles published during this period, assist in translating these articles into another language or attend the meetup in Barcelona. Thanks. --LauraHale (talk) 09:31, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Wikinews Writing contest 2013 is here. :) Please sign up to participate?[edit]

We've created the Wikinews:Writing contest 2013, which will start on April 1 and end on June 1. It is modeled on the successful 2010 contest. Unlike the previous version, points are available for people who conduct reviews. (With a University of Wollongong class currently contributing articles, extra assistance is appreciated at this time.) It presents a great incentive for you to renew your reviewing chops, contribute some original reporting not being done by the main stream media, and write some synthesis articles on topics that could use more attention. People should be around to review to prevent a backlog if you just want to write, and several reviewers have access to scoop to make it easier to review any original reporting you do. If you are interested in signing up, please do so on Wikinews:Writing contest 2013/entrants. There is at least one prize on offer for the winner along with the opportunity to earn some barn stars as a way of thanking you for your participation. :D --LauraHale (talk) 10:36, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Wikinews:Inactive Policy[edit]

Per the proposed inactive policy, yopur account has been nominated to have its privileges reduced. --

Privileges[edit]

Busy elsewhere? We understand, but this is a notice of privilege expiry!

Note! Your privileges on English Wikinews have been reduced.

Under the Privilege expiry policy (enacted October 13, 2012) the rights held by your user account have been reduced due to inactivity, or lack of privilege use. You can view your user rights log here.
Point 4 of the Privilege expiry policy provides for fast-tracking reacquisition of privileges. We all understand that real-life commitments can severely curtail the level of commitment you can give to Wikinews; the privilege reduction is in no way intended as a reflection on your past work, or to imply you are unwelcome. The aim in curtailing privileges is to address security risks, and concern that a long period of inactivity means you may not be up-to-date with current policy and practices.
Per this version of WN:RfP, you may review the public announcement of this change. --Brian McNeil / talk 10:00, 29 October 2013 (UTC)