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  Picture of the Year 2012
   The Seventh Annual Wikimedia Commons POTY Contest

Thanks for your participation! The 2012 winners have been announced!

Here is the list of Committee members


Below is a list of users on the Picture of the Year 2012 Committee. If you would just like to help casually, please sign up as a supporter.

Username Contact info IRC nick (#Wikimedia-Commons-POTY) Languages Availability Skills/Permissions
User:Beria Talk Page, Email, Meta Beria pt, en-3, es-2 UTC-3 (Brazil) Bot operator, Commons and Meta adm
User:Mono Email Mono and Talk Page Mono EN-N, ES-3 PST (California)
User:Thehelpfulone Email, Meta talk page Thehelpfulone en-N, es-2, fr-2 UTC (London) Bot operator, Meta admin and crat
User:Rillke Rillke, Email Rillke en-2, de-3, fr-1 UTC+2 Admin@Commons, authored EnhancedPOTY.js
User:Miya Talk, Email, Miya ja, en-2 UTC+9 (Osaka) Commons adm
User:Kalan Talk, Email enhydra ru-N en-3 UTC+4 (Moscow) Vote checking and counting tool
User:Odisha1 Talk, Email Odisha1 en, or, hi UTC+5:30 (India)
User:Guerillero Talk, Email Guerillero en-N EST (Pennsylvania) Jack of all trades

Translators & supporters

Help us translate the contest! If you can help, please add your name below along with the languages you speak.

  1. --whym (talk) - Ja-N, Toolserver & Labs access
    • I will be far from 24/7 availability for the contest, but I can occasionally help with translations, simple checks or random data collection, when someone pings me and if time allows. --whym (talk) 08:24, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
  2. – Philosopher Let us reason together.
    • Not signed up for the committee due to uncertainty about my availability, but I'll be around generally. en-n, OTRS – Philosopher Let us reason together. 08:08, 21 November 2012 (UTC)
  3. Akaniji (talk) - Ja-N
    • I can help translate to Japanese. Akaniji (talk) 12:17, 25 November 2012 (UTC)
  4. Nickispeaki - Uk-N
    • I can help translate to Ukrainian. Nickispeaki (talk) 11:00, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
  5. Ankit Maity -en-wiki
    • Will help in vote checking and such stuff. --Ankit Maity (talk) 05:57, 31 December 2012 (UTC)
  6. Italian
  7. Spanish
  8. Vietnamese

Contact Us

Committee's work

Announcing POTY

Mailing Lists

An announcement should be sent to all these lists.

WikiEN-l, WikiDE-l, WikiFR-l, WikiNL-l, WikiIT-l, WikiPL-l, WikiES-l, WikiRU-l, WikiJA-l, WikiPT-l, WikiSV-l, WikiZH-l, WikiVI-l, WikiUK-l, WikiCA-l, WikiNO-l, WikiFI-l, WikiCS-l, WikiHU-l

IRC Channels

Announce the POTY in popular Wikimedia channels #wikimedia-commons, #wikimedia, #wikipedia, #wikipedia-en, and others. Consider adding it to the topic or asking an op to do it for you.

Village Pumps

Post a template message in the appropriate language to Wikimedia village pumps.