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Image:Sam Harris (2006).jpgEdit

I deleted it because you had tagged it {{badname}}, which is a request to speedily delete the image because it has the wrong name. In this case, you indicated that the correct name is Image:Sam Roberts (2006).jpg. If that's not what you meant, let me know and I'll do what I can to correct it. --Davepape 03:23, 9 May 2007 (UTC)


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Re: David Sedaris photoEdit

Thanks for the heads up. Please note that the bot adds the user who commanded the upload. Please also let them know to take more care. -- Bryan (talk to me) 16:22, 15 December 2007 (UTC)

Please, make this. Thanks, André Koehne TALK TO ME 05:55, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

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Hello Chowbok!

Thank you for providing images to the Wikimedia Commons. Please keep in mind that images uploaded to the Commons should be useful to all users of Wikimedia projects. This is possible only if the images can be found by other people.

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The important point is that the images should be placed in the general structure somewhere. There are a large number of completely unsorted images on the Commons right now. If you would like to help to place some of those images where they can be found, please do!

Thank you. 85.182.126.61 15:25, 10 March 2008 (UTC)

Overwriting imagesEdit

Which image are you referring to? Rossrs (talk) 21:41, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

It's OK, I know which one. Sorry, my mistake. Rossrs (talk) 21:42, 25 June 2008 (UTC)


Image:John_Davidson_(1990).jpgEdit

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Lgcurrie (talk) 18:38, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

File:Keith Emerson (1980s).jpgEdit

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Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, Chowbok!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

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2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 09:49, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

TUSC token 7628840509d6b25f6cd1111bf6af8b62Edit

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

File:Lou Reed HS Yearbook.jpgEdit

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Malik Shabazz (talk · contribs) 04:17, 17 May 2012 (UTC)

File:Lou Reed HS Yearbook (cropped).jpgEdit

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Malik Shabazz (talk · contribs) 04:18, 17 May 2012 (UTC)

File tagging File:Tommy Lee Jones HS Yearbook.jpegEdit

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Ecemaml talk to me/habla conmigo 09:00, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

File tagging File:Lucy Liu HS Yearbook.jpegEdit

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Kelly (talk) 00:03, 1 January 2014 (UTC)

Permission requestEdit

I am emailing because I am currently authoring a low-cost textbook for undergraduate students of abnormal psychology, and I found an excellent photo of Jeffrey Dahmer online at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jeffrey_Dahmer_HS_Yearbook.jpg that is attributed to you. Would you be willing to give me permission to use that image in my textbook?

Thanks for publishing your superb work on the web.

Please respond to me at burke_b[at]fortlewis.edu

Yours, Brian ____________________ Brian Burke, PhD Professor of Psychology Fort Lewis College Durango, CO 81301