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New categoryEdit

I'm not sure that the new category you created is well named? How did you come up with the name? --Herby talk thyme 16:55, 17 August 2007 (UTC)

SenegalEdit

Hey - thanks for the update about the map(s). I can update them, but it will take about a week for me to get to it. If you want to hone your skills, let me know! :) Rarelibra 13:45, 7 September 2007 (UTC)

UN photographsEdit

Hi. I wanted to ask you to please stop uploading images from the UN photo library. Their terms of use are explicitly unacceptable to Commons licensing. You've uploaded a number of these images, for example Image:Pottery women Kalabougou Mali.jpg [1] and Image:UN Combined Patrol Abidjan 2005.jpg[2]. I'm sure this was an oversight on your part, and I just wanted to inform you so that further images are not uploaded from this site since the license is not acceptable. We'll be deleting these images from Commons shortly. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to ask me. I'm at your service. All the best, --Durin 00:43, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Duala peopleEdit

Hi, T. L. I was thinking that Category:Duala peoples should be deleted and that Category:Bakweri and Category:Isubu should be moved out from under Category:Duala people. My sources all say that these are three different ethnic groups, albeit ones who speak related languages. It's odd to lump them all together in one category. What do you think? — Dulcem 09:20, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

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Mangostar (talk) 03:27, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

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Hi. I'm afraid that images you upload from voice of america do not meet Commons criteria for being free. From their statement:

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This means you may not create derivative works, and so it does not meet our requirements. See COM:L for more info. Thanks. -mattbuck (Talk) 20:41, 6 February 2009 (UTC)

Bah, I wish these people would stop trying to claim copyright restrictions when they have no such rights. Sorry for the foulup. -mattbuck (Talk) 20:56, 6 February 2009 (UTC)

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Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, T L Miles!

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.

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BotMultichillT 06:26, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

TUSC token 757cc6a05f1b84db9728fc5afef73708Edit

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Re: You sir are a saint!Edit

Thank you! I really appreciate you noticing. Pbroks13 (talk) 05:36, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

A file uploaded by you is under deletion requestEdit

A file (or files) you uploaded from the Remote Sensing Tutorial from NASA Goddard Space Center has been tagged for deletion since that tutorial acknowledges that not all of the used images are actually NASA. (See here the overview of the tutorial). The group deletion request is here. Comments would be welcomed.--Garrondo (talk) 11:48, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

File tagging File:Paranthropus on Plains art.jpgEdit

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FunkMonk (talk) 14:39, 18 June 2014 (UTC)

File:Paranthropus on Plains art.jpgEdit

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Logan Talk Contributions 21:30, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

See aboveEdit

Why I don't contribute to Wikimedia projects anymore. Deleting perfectly good and legally clear photos. As a hobby.T L Miles (talk) 23:11, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

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