Heh, I facepalmed. Oops... Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 20:47, 19 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

If I had a punt for every time I ... :) --InfantGorilla (talk) 20:49, 19 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

Why did you self-publish ?


Why did you self-publish this? -- Cirt (talk) 08:41, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

I didn't write it: Bobby122 did. The edits you see are my copy-edits - I fixed a few errors in the posted article, and added 2 sources to update the weather report that Bobby122 posted. It was sailing close to the wind on self-publish, but I don't think I crossed the line. --InfantGorilla (talk) 08:54, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply
It was a self-publish. Please, do not do this again. Thank you, -- Cirt (talk) 08:56, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply
I reviewed it and published it. Please see discussion, at Wikinews:Water_cooler/policy#Does_making_a_new_article_from_a_prior_existing_and_then_publishing_it_count_as_a_self-publish_violation.3F. -- Cirt (talk) 09:02, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply
(edit conflict)
  • I guess you feel I crossed the line, though I didn't hide anything and no-one else commented in 16 hours. For the record, this is the diff:
  • //en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Ten_dead,_nine_injured_as_Super_Typhoon_Megi_clears_Philippines&action=historysubmit&diff=1115879&oldid=1115698
  • The diff has lots of red text, mostly because I deleted several sentences and switched around the order of the paragraphs.
  • I won't review again after I have made this extent of edits, unless others comment that my publish was legit.
--InfantGorilla (talk) 09:11, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply
Nothing personal, it may be an honest assumption - but it opens the door to others taking this model down a slippery slope. Surely you can see that? -- Cirt (talk) 09:16, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply
Yes, I see that. It is absolutely a legit discussion to have. We need a line in the sand somewhere. --InfantGorilla (talk) 09:21, 20 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

Missing photo


It must be a mistake at the University of Winchester, because I can't upload this:

An aerial photograph released by the University of Winchester for news use

Fair use asserted for identification and description of the subject in the article Archaeologists uncover Britain's earliest known hospital

--InfantGorilla (talk) 23:35, 21 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

I think it is slashdotted! --InfantGorilla (talk) 23:36, 21 October 2010 (UTC)Reply

The server is no longer overloaded, but the link to the photo still doesn't work. Oh well, it will be too late to add to the article soon. --InfantGorilla (talk) 11:24, 22 October 2010 (UTC)Reply



I was thinking of closing the FAC for the Aussie teachers article, but first I'd like you to comment on if you'd had any further thoughts on your comment. If you were opposed to it passing without more discussion based on that, I'd be inclined to leave the nom. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 17:03, 7 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

No - these discussion shouldn't stay open for ever. It looks to me like it passed, which will make me proud. People have had a chance to respond to my comments and didn't: that is fine. In a nutshell, the story is an example of a Wikinewsie working pretty damn hard on a tricky story, even though he would have to have worked even harder to reach a standard that I would call 'right'. Whether that qualifies it to be an FA or not, I don't know, which is why I didn't vote. --InfantGorilla (talk) 16:12, 8 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

Thank you


Thank you for the link fix! Much appreciated! ;) Care to review/pub? -- Cirt (talk) 20:34, 9 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

Hehe, Diego beat me to it. I got too involved in a stealthy c/e, so I was too slow. I got edit-conflicted, so I submitted my ideas for re-flagging. --InfantGorilla (talk) 21:03, 9 November 2010 (UTC)Reply

Merry Christmas!


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