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-- 17:40, 17 February 2011 (UTC)


If you want to try to refresh an article that's been abandoned, by all means try to do so. If you'd like an article of your authorship moved to your userspace, request that we do that for you (though in this case, the article isn't of your sole authorship, so agreement is not guaranteed, and we only userspace failed synthesis articles under limited circumstances). But making a copy of a failed article in your userspace, thus erasing the edit history and claiming sole authorship, violates "Wikinews is not a free web host". --Pi zero (talk) 04:28, 16 November 2013 (UTC)

thanks for the welcome. i did not claim anything. i tried to refresh, but apparently we have a failure to communicate. this is a continuing story that you will not publish. i guess i can take rough drafts off wiki; or just not edit here. this is a failed wiki, not a serious news site. Slowking4 (talk) 23:07, 18 November 2013 (UTC)
It seems you've taken my remarks negatively; they were intended as useful information, not some sort of aggression. Reviewers here take news very seriously and are willing to donate their volunteer time to help reporters who want to collaborate in producing high-quality news articles (this is mentioned in the first pillar at WN:PILLARS). Our initial learning curve has been described as steep-but-thankfully-short; we want to help reporters who want to get up that curve. --Pi zero (talk) 23:51, 18 November 2013 (UTC)