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Kevin Baastalk 03:27, 2005 May 31 (UTC)

Hi, can I have your help in the "Entering southern Lebanon to search for Israeli soldiers" article? I would like an edit made so that "Israel says the soldiers were captured" reads "Israel says the soldiers were kidnapped" - I've provided the source that shows Israel says the soldiers were kidnapped. As it stands the article is not factual. I need your help because I've changed it twice to no avail and I don't want to break the 3 revert rule. :) Ealturner 17:53, 12 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

Due to someone else's edits I'm happy with this: "Israeli troops and tanks entered southern Lebanon in search of the soldiers, who they say were kidnapped[1]" The source is right next to the word. Unmissable! Ealturner 18:38, 12 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

Title edit

Can you rename the title to "Civilian toll rises as conflict continues in the Levant. I've had two reverts. This is a title that is wholly neutral. "Israel-Hezbollah" is biased as it suggests Israel started it. Ealturner 12:38, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

I agree.TiB 12:45, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

Could you also change the headline on the frontpage? PVJ already has had two reverts. If he breaks the 3rr he would break rules and subject to disciplinary action.[2] Ealturner 12:46, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

You might be interested in this [3] Ealturner 13:44, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

attn: edit

Thank you for your request. I am currently examining this article. - Amgine | talk en.WN 14:14, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

Question: edit

Is this source actually referenced in the article? - Amgine | talk en.WN 15:00, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

Which one? the official IDF one or the Ynet news one?
The Ynet news link I just added as an additional source, didn't know all sources need to be used in the article itself.TiB 15:07, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply
The Ynet one. The goal is to avoid being used as a news search engine; we prefer to list links to sources/references used within the article, rather than "this is sort of related to the article." For one thing, it makes fact checking much easier if you only have a limited number of sources, rather than dozens. We also have a policy against being a "link farm". - Amgine | talk en.WN 15:15, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply
ok, will remove.TiB 15:17, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

3rr edit

PVJ was blocked for 24 hours for breaking the 3rr. [4] I've messaged you about this because both you, and I, were involved in the "edit-war" that lead to PVJ breaking the 3rr and the page becoming protected from editors. Hopefully the result of this will mean next time we can have a discussion about title change and the page won't be disabled. It's everyones responsibly for this, I think! Ealturner 20:17, 16 July 2006 (UTC)Reply

"Israel-Hezbollah" edit

re. ur comments about the order of the the warring parties in "Israel-Hezbollah", i don't think the ordering implies who started it at all and don't understand why u feel it does. is there some convention that when warring parties are named in the title, the ordering is important? if such a convention exists, i have no problem in trying to conform to it. Doldrums 06:08, 21 July 2006 (UTC)Reply