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Housemates/HouseGuestsEdit

I reverted your edit to the lead, and I'll cite my edit summary: ("housemates" is a British/Australian term. In the US, they are called "HouseGuests," and yes, it is capitalized that way.) TheCustomOfLife - (talk) 19:29, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

My mistake, then It Is Me Here - (talk) 19:53, 26 March 2008 (UTC)
No, it's fine. We use different terms, different rules, it's really a different game altogether when you get down to it. :) TheCustomOfLife - (talk) 20:08, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Nice ArticleEdit

Nice article on Sarkozy. --Anonymous101 (talk · contribs) 21:10, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

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Thanks! Where can I find pictures, though? Does Wikinews have an image search or similar? It Is Me Here - (talk) 09:22, 27 March 2008 (UTC)
Your own pictures, or from commons.wikimedia.org or any other free sources available. see our policy here Wikinews:Image_use_policy Jacques Divol - (talk) 09:26, 27 March 2008 (UTC)
In the majority of cases, images are taken from Wikimedia Commons. That has a reasonable search facility. In cases where you are unable to find something useful there you can widen your search and look for appropriately licensed images on flickr. Images marked as non-commercial or no derivatives, regrettably, cannot be used.
In addition to Commons where only freely licensed images may be stored, Wikinews has local upload for fair use images. The full policy on this can be found at WN:EDP. If you are struggling to work out if you can use a particular image under these rules I would recommend contacting Adambro on his talk page. As he is also a Commons administrator he knows quite a bit more about some of the intricacies of copyright law and fair use. --Brian McNeil / talk 09:31, 27 March 2008 (UTC)