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- 1 Newsletter
- 2 Jan 2010 Writing Contest Prize Winner!
- 3 New administrator
- 4 Unprotecting archived article?
- 5 Archiving
- 6 Certificate of participation
- 7 Thanks
- 8 Wow!!
- 9 Request for reviewing and other assistance
- 10 Wikinews Writing contest 2013 is here. :) Please sign up to participate?
- 11 Wikinews:Inactive Policy
- 12 Privileges
|The Wikinews Writing Contest 2010 Newsletter|
Jan 2010 Writing Contest Prize Winner!
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)
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. 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)
- Thanks! Was just kidding in IRC. Congrats on getting Reviewer too, by the way. Pmlineditor discuss 07:32, 27 April 2010 (UTC)
Unprotecting archived article?
- Nope, that was an error. I've protected it again. :) Pmlineditor discuss 15:09, 17 May 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
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.
--61 articles! Wow!! You deserve at least this!
Request for reviewing and other assistance
Hi. Next week is the start of 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)and two Wikinewies will be attending to cover the
Wikinews Writing contest 2013 is here. :) Please sign up to participate?
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)
Per the proposed inactive policy, yopur account has been nominated to have its privileges reduced. --