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-- Wikinews Welcome (talk) 02:32, 21 July 2019 (UTC)

July 2019Edit

I am unsure what you are up to, but I moved your contribution to User:J-Man11/3rd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles Formed. Whatever it is, it is not news and quite frankly beyond the scope of this project. Cheers, --SVTCobra 03:07, 21 July 2019 (UTC)

Ben Wallace named UK defence secretaryEdit

Hi, earlier I renamed the article to be more in line with Wikinews:Headline. On Wikinews, things are done differently than on Wikipedia. Articles go through a peer review process before publication. When you first draft and article, we tag it as {{developing}}, then a reviewer examines the article for following Wikinews policies including newsworthiness and style. A useful introduction for new Wikinewsies already familiar with Wikipedia is at Wikinews:For Wikipedians. Please feel free to ask me any question, and welcome to Wikinews! (you can also ask for help at WN:Water cooler/assistance) —mikemoral (talk · contribs) 01:38, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

Didn't know that, thank you for letting me know.. J-Man11 (talk) 01:55, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

August 2019Edit

Hello again. I noticed your edits at User:J-Man11/sanbox1. I hope you realize this is Wikinews and not Wikipedia. Nothing on that page looks like anything that could be published on Wikinews. --SVTCobra 01:43, 24 August 2019 (UTC)

Yes thank you for that, I'm just using it as a sandbox im not going to add anything atm for Wikinews. I'm just using the sandbox space for it, as I prefer the "wiki style". J-Man11 (talk) 01:50, 24 August 2019 (UTC)
Also just notice I spelled sandbox wrong, just moved it back sorry about that.. J-Man11 (talk) 01:52, 24 August 2019 (UTC)

Can you explain what you are doing, please? Wikinews is not just some free hosting site just because you like "wiki style". --SVTCobra 01:52, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

Yeah I'm aware, the reason why it is there is because I was told not to make anymore sandboxs on Wiki/Simple Wiki. I mean it is just a sandbox, but if it's annoying let me know and I'll move it out.. I just perfer the Wiki style of editing and look, rather than on Notepad++.. J-Man11 (talk) 01:57, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
@SVT is citoid available here? J-Man11 (talk) 17:17, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
I don't know what that even is. --SVTCobra 17:18, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
If you put in a url, it generates a Citation.. J-Man11 (talk) 18:01, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
We don't use the footnote style of citation which is used on Wikipedia, so we likely don't have any of the tools for that. --SVTCobra 17:11, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

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 :( ok fair enough.. J-Man11 (talk) 18:00, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

WikinewsEdit

Hi. I've noticed you've been creating and removing enormous volumes of material on your sandbox here. Although usually any wikimedia project will allow users to do some modest amount of stuff to do with another project "on the side" in their userspace, the volume you're doing is huge, is related to a project you're current banned from, and is apparently the only thing you're using Wikinews for. Our page WN:NOT mentions we are not a free wiki hose or webspace provider.

Do you intend to try to contribute to Wikinews? If not, perhaps we should after all take you up on your offer, above, to move your material elsewhere. (CC SVTCobra) --Pi zero (talk) 01:54, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

If I get rid of them and replace them, why would that be a problem? I'm not using millions of sandboxes and I'm not trying to create billions of articles.. J-Man11 (talk) 02:01, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
It uses project resources, though. The wiki database on the servers retains all the revisions of the page, permanently. --Pi zero (talk) 02:09, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
Is there a way I can do this, but not both you with the revisions etc.? J-Man11 (talk) 02:41, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
Not while using the public wiki. It's possible to run the wikimedia software on one's own machine, I believe, but that's a rather big undertaking. (Gryllida would know about that, I believe.) --Pi zero (talk) 02:46, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

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Oh that sounds interesting! Kind of like an offline editing? @Gryllida (t · c · b), any chance you could help out? J-Man11 (talk) 02:56, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

While you wait for Gryllida to respond, you can explore the download page. I am sure they have instructions and FAQs. --SVTCobra 21:45, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
It seems what you sent me is for a server? J-Man11 (talk) 22:09, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
Well, I am no expert, but I suspect you don't have to put it online and can just run it locally. --SVTCobra 22:50, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
That's what I tried.. J-Man11 (talk) 23:14, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
Perhaps I would suggest to create the articles in libreoffice and copy/paste them into Wikipedia when they are ready: Visual Editor seems to support that. Gryllida (talk) 01:20, 2 December 2019 (UTC)

Thought I would drop this list here, as the articles which you are making in the sandbox seem to be more Wikipedia related. Please see below:

--Gryllida (talk) 22:50, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

Well I'm aware of that thanks, but I was looking for another project which has Visual Editor AND the citoid, I can deal without it, but I prefer it more. J-Man11 (talk) 01:33, 5 December 2019 (UTC)
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