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Microchip08/Archive/1, welcome to Wikinews! I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

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Hi. We cannot publish your article Google bug brands every page as harmful yet, as some information contained in it is questionable. Specificly, denies giving google the site blacklist, claiming it is in fact the other way arround. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Bawolff 06:14, 1 February 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Korea article

Nice work – reviewed, published and (at the time of writing) one of the five lead stories on the front page. Have you considered joining in the Writing contest 2010? Regards, Bencherlite (talk) 11:23, 27 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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This template should be given to all participants in the writing contest, since you added your name after the official start, the bot didn't send it to you so i'm adding it here manually. :-) Cheers, Tempodivalse [talk] 18:59, 27 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Also, I took the liberty of adding your Korea article to the log and adding your name to the standings table. Hope you don't mind. Tempodivalse [talk] 19:03, 27 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you very much. — μ 19:06, Wednesday January 27 2010 (UTC)


I, Tempo, give you this Exceptional Newcomer award for your great synthesis reports in your first few days here, and for writing real news (not that entertainment trash that so many contributors are interested in!   ). Tempodivalse [talk] 14:41, 31 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Cheers, i think you deserve this. Tempodivalse [talk] 14:41, 31 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you! Consider yourself huggled. — μ 14:44, Sunday January 31 2010 (UTC)

The Wikinews Writing Contest 2010 Newsletter

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should the category have gone on the user page instead of the user talk page? -- (talk) 18:46, 2 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I have promoted you to the Wikinews:Editor class, as I feel you can be trusted to mark revisions of articles as sighted (review). Please take a moment to read:

If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask for help on my talk page, and thank you for contributing to Wikinews!

Tempodivalse [talk] 23:37, 2 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you! I'll review some articles tomorrow :) — μ 23:38, Tuesday February 2 2010 (UTC)

pages in cat

Here's the basic js to do that. Adapt as needed (If you don't use the number of articles marked as breaking, remove the pagesInCat('Review-High Priority').push().


function pendingReview (numbWaitingForReview, numbPriorityReview) {
 if (numbWaitingForReview > 1) {
  document.getElementById('p-logo').getElementsByTagName('a')[0].style.backgroundImage = 'url(';

addOnloadHook(function () { 
 api().pagesInCat('Review-High Priority').push().pagesInCat('review').lift2(pendingReview).exec();

Cheers. Hope that helps. Bawolff 20:15, 3 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

btw, i changed the url for the 2-bar logo as the original had typo. cheers Bawolff 23:36, 3 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks — μ 23:44, February 3 2010 (UTC)

Smart Quotes

What are they? And I do edit offline,but I do not copy-paste.Thanks for the review!! --Adi4094 (talk) 09:34, 4 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Smart quotes probably have a more technical name, but they are the quotation marks that look like "66" and "99" -- “This is in smart quotes” but "this is in normal quotes". The problem with them is that they cannot be easily typed on a keyboard, and look strange when both are used on the same page. It's a feature that can be turned off using Microsoft Word, but you may find it easier to use Notepad. — μ 09:41, February 4 2010 (UTC)


User:Willjillings Who's he? He just pub. ur article.China and US clash over currencyRegards,--Adi4094 (talk) 10:57, 4 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No idea. Thanks for the heads up. — μ 10:59, February 4 2010 (UTC)


I, Adi4094, hereby award Microchip08 the Wikinews Trophy for his fair reviews, helpful tips and sense of style.

You deserve to be a Editor.Your tips helped me a lot.Thanks. --Adi4094 (talk) 12:26, 5 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you very much! — μ 12:43, February 5 2010 (UTC)

Writing contest newsletter: week 2

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Metropolis News

First of all thank you for reviewing :). but could you please edit the text according to the "style" part? I mentioned that English is not my native language, so a native speaker should do that. I added the missing time zone according your review, and what's arte is allready mentioned and wiki-linked inside. and like you labeled it, it's old news right now, so almost all of your review-reactions are fulfilled. and the first review hasn't reacted in any way, so what shall I do now? best regards, --Andreas -horn- Hornig (talk) 20:25, 14 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Contest newsletter: weeks 3-4

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Yo! Some random dude 17:58, 25 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I hereby reward the Exceptional Newcomer Award to Microchip08 for the large amount of work you have done over the last few weeks. Keep up the good work! --Rayboy8 (my talk) (my contributions) 16:16, 25 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I just created Wikinews:Story preparation/82nd Academy Awards and I request you to make some stylistic improvements, additions, subtractions, etc. Thank Yyou --Adi4094 (talk) 05:17, 26 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Thank you for the welcome :-) MaenK.A.Talk 21:58, 26 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi I removed the inline citations, what now?? is it ready?? MaenK.A.Talk 09:00, 27 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Get uninvolved

In regards to this. Get uninvolved. It really doesn't help an antagonistic situation to pop in and vote sides. Really, everyone just needs to chill. --ShakataGaNai ^_^ 02:58, 27 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I initially did not notice this edit. Not cool man, not cool. Chill out, and don't antagonize people, they do notice hidden comments. --ShakataGaNai ^_^ 03:03, 27 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Apologies. — μ 17:18, February 27 2010 (UTC)

Wikinews:Requests for arbitration


(Soy Rebelde v. Blood Red Sandman & Microchip08) I have requested and arbitration. Per the format, consider this satisfying the "Confirmation that all parties are aware of the request" requisite. --Soy Rebelde (talk) 06:52, 27 February 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello there!

Hello Microchip08! I'm back to Wikinews after a long time at en.wikipedia. I wanted to know how I would become a reviewer here. Would you help me? Currently I'm a reviewer at en.wikipedia.Regards, --Sainsf :) 16:10, 9 July 2010 (UTC)

Here.μ 17:45, July 9 2010 (UTC)
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