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I just wanted to say I really, really like having this here in this form. Thankee! Zahir 08:55, 11 January 2006 (PST)

This has been a little project of Padraic and me. Frankly, I have always believed that the News Page has is one of the coolest parts of IB. We wanted this page to serve as a reminder to all IB members (especially the newcomers) that there's more to IB than just this wiki, to make news items easily accessible and searchable by creating something along the lines of a Table Of Contents, to lure people into reading them, and eventually tempt people at creating new news items. I hope it will work! —IJzeren Jan Uszkiełtu? 11:54, 11 January 2006 (PST)
Okay I've done something wrong here. Can some one fix it? Zahir 08:09, 6 February 2006 (PST)
Best thing to do is simply email me the actual article (or send it to Conculture) so I can put it on the News Page. Then all you have to do is make a link here in the Wiki, cos that's what's going to end up happening anyway. Elemtilas 08:56, 6 February 2006 (PST)
OK, I see what happened -- when anyone makes a News/2006xxyy file, don't place the whole article there. Anyway, it's been fixed! Don't forget to click on that little "clear your cache" link -- it's apparently there for a good reason. I just spent the last 10 minutes clicking the browser's "reload" button and then going back to look at the edit pages to see if I'd really altered the files! Elemtilas 09:14, 6 February 2006 (PST)
No no, I don't think David has done anything wrong. This is more or less how it's supposed to work. People can submit their news articles in different places: by sending it directly to you, by sending it to the conculture list, but they might as well enter it here. It doesn't really matter where, as long as is there for you to pick up. As soon as you've placed it on your News page, the template can be applied and the text shortened. —IJzeren Jan Uszkiełtu? 11:00, 6 February 2006 (PST)

Page Trim?

Maybe we should just have the headers for prior years and let people access them that way? I'm worried that the page is becoming too long. BoArthur 10:09, 23 August 2006 (PDT) (And yes, I know it's mostly my fault).

That shouldn't be much of a problem. This page is not particularly long at all: it's no. 98 on the list of Long Pages. It could contain over ten times more news items before it would ever end up no. 1! It displays a lot more, of course, because all those individual news items exist as separate articles. —IJzeren Jan Uszkiełtu? 11:12, 23 August 2006 (PDT)

Non-Sports News?

Don't mean to be a spoilsport or anything, but will news like the Assassination of Presidente Young and the Japanese Empress, the violence in Deseret or the NAL general elections be posted anytime soon? There just seems to be alot of news about Battlegame (which is quite cool, btw) but nothing else. Zahir 18:09, 28 November 2006 (PST)

My life has been absorbed by 20 hour days split between work, school and homework. School is ending for me on 12/16 for Christmas holidays. Expect a flood of back-dated newsposts. Sorry for the delays! BoArthur 19:25, 28 November 2006 (PST)
Perhaps we should have a Sports News Page? --Sikulu 05:07, 29 November 2006 (PST)
I don't think it is needed as of now. There was a battlegame championship, but now it ended. Three championships will take place in 2007 and perhaps early 2008 (East Asian, West Asian, African) and a World Championship should be in summer of 2008 perhaps. In other words, these events are quite wide apart, I doubt they merit their own page. Unless somebody would start writing about basketball, football and other sport events in IB. If other news would be added at such speed as was previously, the battlegame news would probably "sink" among other news. Abdul-aziz 06:05, 29 November 2006 (PST)

Updates has now been over six months since the Double Assassination in New Orleans, a general election in the NAL and other items. Remind me again about how to do it and I'll be glad to enter the NAL news in... Zahir 08:07, 3 June 2007 (PDT)

You mean modifying the Wiki's news portal or adding a news story to the News Page? The latter is easy: write a story and post it to Conculture (or to me privately). It will be magickally transformed into a news article! ;) I always forget how to modify the Wiki page and am afraid of screwing it up. Elemtilas 10:02, 3 June 2007 (PDT)
Over the past few months I've posted lots of news articles to the Conculture group. Not one has appeared here. Or elsewhere, for that matter--not that I'm aware of, anyway. Zahir 17:17, 3 June 2007 (PDT)
One pretty much has to bring the news articles over individually. I migrate all mine across. I think that Padraic hasn't updated his website for the same reason a lot of us are quieter these days. Too much going on. BoArthur 13:13, 4 June 2007 (PDT)
I did actually finish a big update about a fortnight ago. The News Page gets updated periodically, depending on article load and other factors like transdimensional packette transfer fees. I also seem to have neglected updating the link to the pertinent news subpage when I did the major update! Oh well! Anyway, everything is updated to 25 May 2007.
Late submissions (even from previous years) will still be gladly accepted! Elemtilas 22:16, 5 June 2007 (PDT)
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