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Image Tagging Image:Princess_Helena_on_at_Sheffield_copy_1906.jpgEdit

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This media may be deleted.

Thanks for uploading Image:Princess_Helena_on_at_Sheffield_copy_1906.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|GFDL|cc-by-sa-all}} to release it under the multilicense GFDL plus Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike All-version license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. Cecil 08:38, 22 February 2008 (UTC)

Image with unknown source, license or permissionEdit

Hi! There is still one or more of your Images in this Category. If you do not do the relevant changes, the Image will be deleted after 29 February. Best regards, abf /talk to me/ (using a bot) 14:36, 27 February 2008 (UTC) This message was added by a bot in a test-run. Please feedbach this notice at User talk:ABF/Bottemplate. Thanks in advance.

Speedy deletingEdit

Thanks for picking up the "rubbish" also using the welcome and project scope templates saves me some work, really appreciated! Best regards, --Kanonkas(talk) 20:17, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Why did you mark Image:Wojna w gruzji war in georgia.jpg as "copyvio"? Where was the original picture? Julo (talk) 21:27, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

See my talk. --Kanonkas(talk) 21:32, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Happy Holidays!Edit

As the title says! Hope you have a pleasant christmas! My best wishes to you, and your relatives ;) --Kanonkas(talk) 00:13, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks Kanonkas; same goes to you. :) Best wishes, PeterSymonds (talk) 00:56, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Flickr reviewer!Edit

Good day. As a result of your request at Commons talk:Flickr images/reviewers, I have added you to the reviewers list. Please see the instructions at Commons:Flickr images/reviewers and add {{User trusted}} to your userpage. You can ask me if you need any help. Best regards, --Kanonkas(talk) 15:11, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Thanks. :) PeterSymonds (talk) 15:14, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

File:Gravestone of Robert Sherborne at Chichester Cathedral (2).JPGEdit

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful informations about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

This message was added automatically by Nikbot, if you need some help about it, ask its master (Nikbot (talk)) or go to the Commons:Help desk. --Nikbot (talk) 00:04, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

Heh, oops. Fixed. PeterSymonds (talk) 08:53, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

Parking Meters with Credit Card Slots.pngEdit

Re: File:Parking Meters with Credit Card Slots.png, Parking Meters with Credit Card Slots.png is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic. it is not copyrighted and is published under a free license, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic. See: --Chuck Marean (talk) 08:20, 1 February 2009 (UTC)

Hi there. CC-BY-SA-NC is not an applicable license on Wikimedia Commons. See Commons:Licensing for more. We can't allow images with the non-commercial restriction. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 10:44, 1 February 2009 (UTC)

File:Cemetery BeechEdit

Hello, just wanted to say thank you for uploading the larger size of this image. The photographer is very gifted, and has been kind enough to share his work here on Wikipedia. Best, MarmadukePercy (talk) 04:04, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

You're very welcome. :) PeterSymonds (talk) 08:46, 2 March 2009 (UTC)


It's here. Best of luck. --Kanonkas(talk) 22:37, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

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An offering for our new administrator from your comrades...

PeterSymonds, congratulations! You now have administrator rights on Commons. Please take a moment to read the Commons:Administrators page and watchlist related pages (in particular Commons:Administrators' noticeboard an it subpages), before launching yourself into page deletions, page protections, account blockings or modifications of protected pages. The majority of the actions of administrators can be reversed by the other admins, except for history merges which must thus be treated with particular care. Have a look at the list of Gadgets (on the bottom there are the ones specifically for admins – however, for example the UserMessages are very helpful too).

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Please also check or add your entry to the List of administrators and the related lists by language and date it references.

Congrats on your 100% support! Please add your name on Commons:List of administrators by adminship status in other Wikimedia projects if appliable. Cheers, and good luck Patrícia msg 23:41, 13 March 2009 (UTC)


Congrats. :) Durova (talk) 23:49, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

Thank you to you both. :) PeterSymonds (talk) 23:58, 13 March 2009 (UTC)
Congrats, thanks&welcome, Finn Rindahl (talk) 01:14, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
My sincere congratulations. --Kanonkas(talk) 07:03, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/File:I lost the game.jpgEdit

I only hope this person did give consent for her image to be used on Commons, because that is the gamble you are taking with this closure. The Project Scope is obviously a meaningless document. Ultra7 (talk) 12:32, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

Nothing wrong with that closure, as far as I can see. Peter, you may want to add {{Kept}} to the talkpage when closing discussions as keep, it's not mandatory but I find it very useful. See File talk:I lost the game.jpg. Regards, Finn Rindahl (talk) 12:40, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, will do that from now on. :) Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 12:43, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
Forgot to mention: A very easy way to do this is to enable DelReqHandler - My preferences/Gadgets#Tools for admins and special users. Regards, Finn Rindahl (talk) 00:32, 16 March 2009 (UTC)
Heh, yes, I discovered that shortly after your message. It's very useful. :) Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 00:36, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

Toyota PriusEdit

Why have you delete the toyota prius picture which is at this link ? The picture is under free licence. Ascaron (talk) 15:25, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

The description reads: "This photograph is licensed for use under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license. It is OKAY to use this photograph on the web in compliance with the CC BY-NC-ND license." CC-BY-NC-ND is incompatible with Wikimedia Commons. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 15:35, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
Ok, thanks. Ascaron (talk) 15:40, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
You're welcome. :) Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 16:01, 14 March 2009 (UTC)


Mutter Erde's IPs are very dynamic & change daily. Blocking for any longer is more likely to affect bystanders than Mutter. Thanks --Herby talk thyme 08:07, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

Ah, fair enough. I erred on it because I was never sure how the community accepted the IP edits (I've seen them quite frequently, and they appear to be useful). Sorry for the inconvenience. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 18:50, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
No problem - I've nothing against it & have blocked an odd one myself. Mostly he does good work - when he is not being a PITA :) Cheers --Herby talk thyme 19:09, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
Ah, excellent. :) Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 19:56, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
Er, pardon me? (IP length reduced.) PeterSymonds (talk) 09:38, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

File:Cleidopus gloriamaris edit1.jpgEdit

Hey, can you upload the above cleaned up version over the original to save me having to temporarily crossload to WP for the main page. I should really do a commons RfA as it is tedious not being able to do this directly myself in these situations. Mfield (talk) 19:33, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

  Done, thanks for doing that. :) Do you want the temp version deleted or kept? Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 19:59, 21 March 2009 (UTC)
Delete it please. Thanks. Mfield (talk) 20:02, 21 March 2009 (UTC)
Done. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 20:04, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Question about licensingEdit

Hi there,

I'm very new to Wikipedia and a little bit at sea. I wonder if you could help me out. Specifically, I'm trying to upload a photograph to the Zentatsu Richard Baker page, but I seem to keep doing it wrong--and therefore it keeps getting removed. The situation with this particular photograph is that it was taken by a friend, it's the official photograph for Richard Baker used by his sangha, it has no copyright--the photographer has given permission for it to be used in any way that I choose, including on Wikipedia. What I'm confused about is what license to list it under, so that it won't be in violation of Wikipedia's rules.

Many thanks. Sorry I'm a little clueless.

Vijnapti (talk) 00:25, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

I will answer you tomorrow; I'm currently off out. Sorry. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 02:05, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
Hello again. When the copyright holder gives a user permission to use their images on Wikimedia, it is generally best for them or for you to submit this evidence to the OTRS volunteers by email. This email should include any documentation they/you have about the relevant permissions. Once this is verified, an OTRS volunteer will tag the image appropriately. Hope that helps. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 08:56, 23 March 2009 (UTC)


Hi Peter. Could you please delete

, a picture I uploaded by mistake. Thanks, Yotcmdr (talk) 16:19, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

  Done. Best regards, --Kanonkas(talk) 16:21, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
Thanks a lot. Yotcmdr (talk) 16:48, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

File talk:HMS HOOD AUCKLAND.jpgEdit

Hi, just a quick note to advise i have responded on the page mentioned. thanks--Rockybiggs (talk) 09:11, 30 March 2009 (UTC)

Ah, I see.   Done. Cheers, PeterSymonds (talk) 09:30, 30 March 2009 (UTC)

File:Tưởng niệm Trịnh Công Sơn.jpgEdit

Why did you delete this file, while it was uploaded in flickr under Attribution 2.0 Generic? Newone (talk) 08:05, 2 April 2009 (UTC)

The photograph itself is likely to be copyrighted, and forms the main part of the image. Therefore it qualifies for deletion as a derivative work. I have no doubt that the flickr uploader took the whole picture himself, but the photograph within it is derivative. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 08:10, 2 April 2009 (UTC)
The license there now is Attribution 2.0 Generic, not derivative anymore. Newone (talk) 08:54, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Ubisoft permission vilation speedy declinedEdit

Hello, I noticed you declined the speed deletion of several files I tagged for Copyright violation. Maybe I am not doing this the right way ; but I do not need to ask for OTRS verification, as I have already been informed on several occasions of its content (Commons:Deletion requests/File:El Guerrero.jpg, Commons:Deletion requests/Image:PoP2008 Environment Bright.jpg and Commons talk:Licensing#Ubisoft), As I stated in my Copyvio note, those media are Ubisoft material taken from their own website, and as such do not fall under {{Attribution-Ubisoft}} whish allows usermade screenshots. The discussion mentionned above on Commons:Licensing concluded that this was the safer position.

As such, I believed that they would qualify for Speedy Deletion as a Copyright violation. As it seems I was mistaken, could you please guide me to the correct procedure ? Thanks. Jean-Frédéric (talk) 23:04, 5 April 2009 (UTC)

Hello. The issue here is that they are tagged as verified by an OTRS team member. I cannot verify the content of the permission myself, but someone from somewhere has sent a permission and an OTRS volunteer has agreed. As such, your next port of call would be to find the details of that OTRS ticket, which you can do at the OTRS noticeboard (or by asking a OTRS volunteer directly; the former would probably be quicker). If the permission is incorrect, of course it will be dealt with appropriately, but until then, we must verify the permission before taking action. Keep me informed. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 23:20, 5 April 2009 (UTC)
As far as I know, OTRS members reviewed the permission a long time ago and created the template ; and now uploaders just put the template and it's fine, though many are abuses.
You're right though, I should have proceeded the right way. I contacted bayo, sysop, OTRS member and fellow member at videogames project. He will deal with this appropriately. I will let you know when it will be settled. Sorry for the inconvenience, Jean-Frédéric (talk) 23:41, 5 April 2009 (UTC)
No inconvenience. :) Good luck in your quest. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 00:14, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Another En related request for youEdit

Can you replace File:UTSR128.JPG with File:UTSR128 edit1.JPG. Thanks. Mfield (talk) 04:50, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

  Done Thanks again, PeterSymonds (talk) 05:44, 6 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks both for adjusting the color balance on this photo. One favor, Peter, when you uploaded the new version you accidentally deleted the geo coordinates. Would you mind putting that back in? Davemeistermoab (talk) 19:28, 6 April 2009 (UTC)
Whoops, sorry about that. Done. Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 19:41, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Flickr reviewing images from The CommonsEdit

Hey can you re-read Template:Flickrreview/human. When you are reviewing an image from The Commons you not checking to see if its the correct license (because the "no known restrictions" thing can never be changed). You are supposed to replace the flickrreview template with the correct PD template for that image. Thanks --Yarnalgo (talk) 06:05, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Ah, okay, my misunderstanding. Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 06:22, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Something for you to clear upEdit

Hey Peter

If you take a look at File:Meister von San Vitale in Ravenna 004.jpg you'll see where when it was unprotected on the front page of En today someone managed to introduce an unhelpful version. I cross loaded a version to En and protected it locally, but the version here should probably have that revision deleted to prevent it encouraging others to try the same stunt. Mfield (talk) 04:40, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

For some reason it's not allowing me to delete that particular revision. I'll try again. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 09:51, 7 April 2009 (UTC)
Nope, it deleted the entire file rather than the oldid. I'll look into that. PeterSymonds (talk) 09:54, 7 April 2009 (UTC)


will start soon.... ;) Finn Rindahl (talk) 12:20, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

Haha. :D PeterSymonds (talk) 12:29, 7 April 2009 (UTC)


--DFS454 (talk) 19:25, 14 April 2009 (UTC)

Done with regret. My sincere good wishes for your future endeavours, and thank you very much for your work here and elsewhere. PeterSymonds (talk) 19:56, 14 April 2009 (UTC)

Careful pleaseEdit

In cases like File:060425-N-6410T-002.jpg could you please check first if the duplicate really exists. There was a typo in the badname-template and your CommonsDelinker-command did exactly what you told it to do. Now the WP-article which is using the image is showing a red link because at the new place is nothing. -- Cecil (talk) 21:42, 16 April 2009 (UTC)

Okay, will do; thanks. I was merely asked to copy/paste the lot into the commands section so I didn't think much of it. Thanks. PeterSymonds (talk) 22:27, 16 April 2009 (UTC)


Hello Peter! You have added me recently to the approved users-list. Well, as I recognized, that I am authorized to move Files, I visited the Category:Media requiring renaming. But obviously I didn't get the permissions yet because of a "Permissions Errors"-notice. When do I get the permissions? Or what was done wrong by me?

Greets and best regards, High Contrast (talk) 14:46, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

You can't move files manually. You can use {{Rename}}. Because you're on the list, the bot will rename a file per your request. --Kanonkas(talk) 14:54, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
Ok, thanks. I thought both - manually and by bot - are possible. --High Contrast (talk) 17:40, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
Well, manual image moves were possible for administrators for a short time (through Special:MovePage), but it was buggy so it's been disabled for now. I don't quite know the details of MediaMoveBot as I've never used it, but Kanonkas' explanation sounds about right. I must plead ignorance! ;) Thanks for your help at Commons. PeterSymonds (talk) 23:09, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

Protection questionEdit

I saw that you protected my Merrill Lock picture for when it was on the English Wikipedia main page. Just curious, is it now standard practice to protect Commons images rather than uploading them temporarily to the English Wikipedia and protecting the versions there? No complaints; it seems like protecting here is a lot simpler. Nyttend (talk) 03:33, 24 April 2009 (UTC)

Generally standard practice for all images on the En main page now. It used to be only those on the today's featured article and the on this day sections, because the DYK and ITN images were uploaded locally. Then we got a bot to automatically upload all main page images locally and protect them, but it broke and it was desysopped. So it became common to protect the images at Commons rather than upload locally. Hopefully this primitive method will be fixed when we get another bot (emphasis on hopefully ;)). Cheers, PeterSymonds (talk) 18:03, 24 April 2009 (UTC)

File:Susan BoyleEdit

Hi Peter, I just added a link to my website to proof that I'm the creator of image File:Susan_Boyle.jpg. If this is not sufficient, drop me note. All the best Chrisurlaub (talk) 13:12, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Hi Chrisurlaub. You need to give the permission you have to our OTRS team. Please see Commons:OTRS, for more information on how to deal with the permission issue. If you have any further questions I will gladly assist you. Best regards, --Kanonkas(talk) 13:16, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
Hi Kanonkas, thank you for your offer! Meanwhile I managed to resolve the problem. Greets Chrisurlaub (talk) 16:07, 6 May 2009 (UTC)


Undo revision 21102427 by Slomox (Talk) a lot of templates broke And which ones? It's hard to fix it, if you don't tell where the problem is. --Slomox (talk) 22:15, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

For one, all the {{Flickrreview}} templates. I don't know exactly what went wrong, but something did. PeterSymonds (talk) 22:17, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
At what pages exactly have you noticed the error and what language do you have set in your preferences? --Slomox (talk) 22:25, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
And in what way did the template break? --Slomox (talk) 22:26, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
File:Museo_de_La_Plata_-_Esquisto_moteado_(granatifero).jpg. The flickr review broke after the date, so half the template looked like it was indented:
That's basically what the issue was. The undo was requested by someone on #wikimedia-commons and it fixed itself. Hope that sheds a bit more light on the issue. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 22:39, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
It was the old "noinclude on new line forces linebreak" problem. I fixed it. --Slomox (talk) 23:06, 6 May 2009 (UTC)
Cool, thanks! :) PeterSymonds (talk) 23:08, 6 May 2009 (UTC)


FYI. Cheers.--Bapti 20:28, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Hm, interesting. Thanks for letting me know. PeterSymonds (talk) 23:36, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Request for missing fileEdit

Hey can you help me out with this one? I was trying to pull the original version of this file to perform a restoration but when I try and open the old version i get a 404 error. An admin on IRC said the file was missing rather than it being a database error but also said he could provide the earlier file for me (presumably via a file revision link not available to non admins). Then he vanished without doing so. Can you locate the earlier version and upload it back over the top so I can pull it to work on. Ideally I would find a true original scan but this image has no source info. Thanks in advance. Mfield (talk) 21:58, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Nevermind, he got back to me with it. Mfield (talk) 22:27, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Deletion requestsEdit

Hi Peter: Would you mind deleting these two images? They were only used in a WP FPC nom and are unused and unnecessary duplicates of File:NottMemorialPano.jpg. wadester16 | ←Talk 21:21, 30 May 2009 (UTC)

Done; forgive my delay. I've been somewhat inactive here to focus on enwiki work, but I'll be back soon. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 00:46, 31 May 2009 (UTC)
Thanks a lot; I appreciate it. wadester16 04:42, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

Additionally, would you mind pressing the button on this, which is a lower quality version of this (making it obsolete). Thanks! wadester16 17:23, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

I don't mind at all, and done. :) PeterSymonds (talk) 17:25, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

Un más, por favor: File:AlbanyCountyClarification.png wadester16 00:41, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

Done. PeterSymonds (talk) 10:30, 5 June 2009 (UTC)


Thanks for processing my Flickr reviewer request. --Captain-tucker (talk) 00:54, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

You're welcome. PeterSymonds (talk) 09:56, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Aedas ImagesEdit

Hi thanks for your note regarding permissions for Aedas images. I have sent the email with the relevant permissions to the email address provided. I have added the otrs tag to each of the Aedas image pages as instructed. If there is anything else need to do please let me know.Deevincentday (talk) 14:45, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

Brilliant, thanks. I'll look now. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 22:43, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

OTRS requestEdit

I was wondering if you could assist me with a pending OTRS request I have. I sent a request for several images back on May 5, and you replied back through OTRS that the modifications were made to the respective pages. However, permission was never added and the images are currently tagged for deletion. I was wondering if you could add the permission and prevent the deletion of the high-quality images provided by a Flickr user. The images are: [1], [2], [3], [4], and [5]. I don't know if you can look up the initial request (I also sent a second notice to OTRS a week back with no response) or if you want me to e-mail the request to your e-mail. I would appreciate any assistance in saving these images. If you have any questions or need clarification, let me know. --Nehrams2020 (talk) 23:44, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

Never mind, another editor added the permissions. --Nehrams2020 (talk) 16:53, 21 June 2009 (UTC)

Flickrreview botEdit

I notice that that the flickr review bot is down. It has not marked images for 4 straight days now and the backlog is large Why is it only 1 person can fix it (Admin Bryan)? This is strange. I thought there were more software specialists on Commons to fix it before the backlog of unmarked images gets out of hand. Any ideas? Thank You sir, --Leoboudv (talk) 07:36, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Well, bots tend to be run by one person. If it goes down, it's up to the bot owner to fix it. Unfortunately not many bots are operated by more than one bot-op, but I think someone was working on a fix yesterday (or at least a temp. replacement). Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 13:26, 21 July 2009 (UTC)


I think your input would be appreciated there; if you could expand a little on the deletion reason, for those of us who don't have OTRS access. –Tryphon 07:09, 30 July 2009 (UTC)

Hello, The uploader said that the childs are his relatives. I will undelete them unless you provide an explanation. Thanks, Yann (talk) 10:46, 30 July 2009 (UTC)
I sent the uploader an email very shortly after deleting them. According to the OTRS ticket, these images are of the customer's children. I'll make a comment on the page. Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 19:26, 30 July 2009 (UTC)

Missing sourceEdit

Hi: [6] If the OTRS ticket provided info about the source of this picture and cleared the doubts about the uploader being the creator of the original photograph, would you please update image info? As it is now, it is still missing a source. Regards, --Eusebius (talk) 21:26, 1 August 2009 (UTC)

I'm sorry, I wasn't aware there were doubts about the uploader being the original creator. I'll reverse OTRS tag and ask for clarification. Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 22:18, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
Bah, don't be sorry, I should have handled the ticket myself I guess. --Eusebius (talk) 06:24, 2 August 2009 (UTC)
Heh, it's no biggie. He replied at here if you want to take a look. Looks like it's been cropped from an original high-res photo. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 13:19, 2 August 2009 (UTC)


Thank you for processing my OTRS ticket.Dave (talk) 03:57, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

You're welcome. PeterSymonds (talk) 13:19, 2 August 2009 (UTC)


Hi Peter,

If been working on the backlog for the unknown categories and I have two files that needs to be checked on, could you please do it for me so this day can be closed?

Its found:

Best regards, Huib talk 07:09, 15 August 2009 (UTC)

The first in the 18 June category points to "Source: Net_User_3_Conference". The link is dead though. The second file's source has: "Photo taken by yours sincerely while KNM F.N. was docked in Bergen, and open to the public." Are the ones in 26 June category requiring review as well? Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 14:32, 15 August 2009 (UTC)
Thank you very much so far.
If you have time it would be great when you check the 26 to :) Huib talk 14:45, 15 August 2009 (UTC)
I was afraid of that. :P I'm out for lunch, but I'll do it when I get back. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 11:43, 16 August 2009 (UTC)



I just cancelled your OTRS validation of this file : there is no validation authorisation for the moment (no mention of any license for exemple).

Let's me remimber to you the mail of guillom "Please don't process tickets in languages you're not really good at‏" : even if it has been requested on IRC, you souldn't process tickets in French-language ;)

Cheers--Bapti 04:42, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Well, this person is the uploader, so the license was there when he uploaded it. The ticket was confirming his identity. PeterSymonds (talk) 07:31, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

Request for help in special restoration projectEdit


Recently, Wikimedia Sverige was able to get a donation from an archive with some very early photographies, see Regionarkivet. Together with Regionarkivet, we are talking about producing a book with the photographs for the Gothenburg Book Fair, which is in a month or so. The first versions I uploaded were watermarked since Regionarkivet thought that they didn't have any versions without watermarks, but we stumbled upon versions without, and I will upload them as soon as I get them. Anyway, the photographs need a bit of restoration and I was wondering if you could lend a hand as I am not very good at restoring pictures. Should you help, it will of course be noted in the book (which hopefully would be sold internationally). If you can help, please drop me an email to: Thanks in advance. Best wishes, Hannibal (talk) 09:01, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

I've made a quick reorganisation. The images can now be found at Category:Images from Regionarkivet and the info at Commons:Regionarkivet. /Lokal_Profil 15:05, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

For rollback. Cheers, Dylan620 (contribs, logs) 13:18, 29 August 2009 (UTC)

Am I experienced enough to use Rollback? Azkoitian-Brahman (talk) 22:56, 23 September 2009 (UTC) Why where my Rollback rights revoked? Azkoitian-Brahman (talk) 14:59, 24 September 2009 (UTC)

I guess that you could blame me for that, I contacted the OTRS admins to verify if you where really a OTRS agent and the answer was negative, this means that you lied to us, the administrator that granted the right has revoked it already otherwhise I would have done it.. I take every right very serieus and if you show that we cant trust you, you will not get special rights, so I think you should show us that you really can use rollback and you will get it in the future. Huib talk 15:29, 24 September 2009 (UTC)
It doesn't necessarily mean Azkoitian lied to the community. It seems like this was an honest misunderstanding on Azkoitian's part. This comment from Azkoitian seems to say so. Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 15:42, 24 September 2009 (UTC)
I rather think that this user isn't complete fair about where he is from, I am all in assuming good faith but the second edit (globaly) was a monobook.js edit, I just checked all his contributions and he never come by a OTRS tag so Its pretty hard to believe for me that this is a new user that starts with a monobook edit, and knows about the OTRS team and about the Flickr reviewer (after 10 edits). Huib talk 16:07, 24 September 2009 (UTC)

TUSC token b7d0a36b9d4ae2d8cb07e1d820bfbf21Edit

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, PeterSymonds!

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:

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]]

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").

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 06:12, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

  Done Killiondude (talk) 06:47, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

Picture VerificationEdit

Hi there. Would highly appreciate it if you could find time to please verify and follow up this picture on wikimedia-commons:

I received the email permission from the owner of the picture with his statement of permission and the license, and forwarded it to today, 5th October 2009. Thank you. Best regards. Amsaim (talk) 19:57, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

Looks good. Image already tagged, but I can verify the permission was good enough. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 11:24, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

Request undelete of: File:Bell Statue in front of the Brantford Bell Telephone Building 0.98.jpg [Ticket#2009073110048881]Edit

Ref: File:Bell Statue in front of the Brantford Bell Telephone Building 0.98.jpg [Ticket#2009073110048881]

Hi Peter:

Kindly review the noted file and the prior message left on my account Talk page.

Regarding the actual image which needs to be restored: the copyright owner's letter of authorization was mailed to the Commons on July 31, 2009 and resent to your team on September 1, 2009 after I saw the notice on my Talk page, ref. [Ticket#2009073110048881]. I'm resending that letter of permission to your group, and hope that the image can be undeleted as soon as possible so it can be reinserted into the A.G. Bell article.

Kindly contact me if there are any further issues.



Moved from User:PeterSymonds to this talk page. Killiondude (talk) 04:35, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

I handled this one per undelete request on COM:UNDEL
Best regards,
Huib talk 04:50, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

Your deletion of File:Berlin_musee_juif_feuilles.JPGEdit

Apropos discussion:

A quote from a book: "Also not privileged to have recordings of works which are located inside a building" vs a quote from the law (translated): "(1) It shall be permissible to reproduce, by painting, drawing, photography or cinematography, works which are permanently located on public ways, streets or places and to distribute and publicly communicate such copies." It seems you went with the latter. A question:

Did you read page 84 and 85 that Kuiper referenced? Please reply here. --Elvey (talk) 20:51, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

The deletion was perfectly correct - it seems Elvey does not understand what Lehment is saying. /Pieter Kuiper (talk) 08:07, 15 October 2009 (UTC)
Pieter: Please, I'd like PeterSymonds' answer to the question. Of course you say I don't understand, since, as you must know, I disagree with you and have criticised your behaviour. --Elvey (talk) 15:38, 15 October 2009 (UTC)
Hello? Please reply, Peter. I want to know if you read that, went just on what was on the deletion request page, or what. Admins have made serious errors with respect to copyright (e.g. many images correctly tagged PD-FLGov (and the tag itself) were deleted based on what was an incorrect copyright understanding.) I see you've been around but haven't replied. --Elvey (talk) 01:39, 17 October 2009 (UTC)
German law is clear. "FOP only applies to freely accessible, permanent installations outside of buildings. That's a fact and covered by german law" (from one of the commentaries). The fact you disagree with it isn't a basis for overturning the deletion - but you are welcome to appeal at COM:UNDEL if you want to pursue it. PeterSymonds (talk) 13:14, 17 October 2009 (UTC)
For the third time: Did you read page 84 and 85 that Kuiper referenced? Please reply here. ----Elvey (talk) 23:15, 8 November 2009 (UTC)
Had you read page 84 and 85 that Kuiper referenced before deleting this image? Yes or no? Please reply here. --Elvey (talk) 05:21, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
Perhaps Peter doesn't wish to respond. Did you consider that? If you feel strongly about this deletion, there's always Commons:Undeletion requests. Killiondude (talk) 07:49, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
I had. IIRC, it's incumbent upon admins to respond to reasonable questions about their admin actions posed on their talk pages. --Elvey (talk) 09:00, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
We're all volunteers here, and Peter did respond once. I guess I just feel like you're being very pushy about this, especially since he (obviously) hasn't replied. I again point you in the direction of Commons:Undeletion requests. Killiondude (talk)
Killiondude, I just don't feel that just quoting what's been said while avoiding actually responding to the sole question I asked is actually responding. You and Peter are both admins, so you presumably both know that it's incumbent upon admins to respond to reasonable questions about their admin actions posed on their talk pages. If I was an admin then it would be incumbent upon me to respond to reasonable questions about my admin actions posed on my talk page. I wouldn't shirk the responsibility. And I wouldn't pile on to a user who held a fellow admin to the standards he'd agreed to, let alone criticize him, saying he was 'being very pushy'! There is substantive disagreement - a quote from a book vs a quote from the law. A simple follow-up question for which a one word answer would certainly suffice and take no time to provide is not too much to ask for IMO. Maybe things are different in Germany, but in the US, a JD after someone's name doesn't guarantee they won't spout utter nonsense about the law. It may turn out that the law is clear, on the point at issue. But right now, the law says one thing and a book says something else, without citing court precedent. I'd appreciate it if you reconsider your criticism of me and suggest that your fellow admin provide the one word answer requested. Seems a much better path than probably rehashing the same discussion with many of the same players as the previous discussion, which is the usual result, I presume, of Commons:Undeletion requests. If you actually think it's a good idea, feel free to hit Commons:Undeletion requests yourself. Not being a pushover was a factor in how I got Template:PD-FLGov created and on a firm foundation. If you tell me straight out that I must stop commenting here, I'll stop. --Respectfully, Elvey (talk) 10:22, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
I wasn't criticizing you, I was criticizing your actions (posting repeatedly on Peter's talk page, when it must be obvious to everyone that he's rather done talking about the subject). I believe I was being very mellow about it. Commons:Undeletion requests gets many requests. Using your logic (only asking the deleting admin to reconsider their deletion) it would never be used. There's a reason we have it. And why would I "hit" it myself? I don't see the logic in you encouraging me to post a request there for this case, when you yourself aren't posting there. By posting there, it would actually be an indication that you're "not a pushover" (using your phrase/logic), if you considered yourself "not a pushover" you would have more luck in taking this discussion there since Peter isn't responding. Although, this is not my talk page so I do not have the authority to ask you to stop posting here. Killiondude (talk) 01:05, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
It's true if I say you are being very pushy, then I am not criticizing you; I am criticizing your way of being. Criticizing a way of being is in-between criticizing a person and a person's action. You and Peter are both admins, so you presumably both know that it's incumbent upon admins to respond to reasonable questions about their admin actions posed on their talk pages. Talking to other parties is not a formality; it's an imperative to the smooth running of any community. Yet my question still remains unanswered. Peter: Had you or had you not read page 84 and 85 that Kuiper referenced before deleting this image? Please reply here. Again, I just don't feel that just quoting what's been said while avoiding actually responding to the sole question I asked is actually responding. You ask, argumentatively, "And why would I 'hit' it myself?" You would 'hit' it because I clearly don't want to do it and you think it should be done, as you've suggested it not once, but twice. I think you should consider whether your criticism of my way of being (that is, your criticism of my suggesting policy be followed) or your repeated posts to this thread are instances of being pushy and I think you should suggest that your fellow admin provide the one word answer requested.--Elvey (talk) 05:46, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
Elvey, you are being incredibly pushy here. PeterSymonds gives himself a de-1, so I assume that he looked at the reference. Probably, he did not make a thorough translation of two pages of German legalese. And he does is not seem to be in the mood for a discussion about the finer points of German grammar with you. Now knock it off. Take it to COM:UDEL as he told you to. /Pieter Kuiper (talk) 07:34, 30 November 2009 (UTC)

Rename requestEdit

Could you rename the below files in the "En-us-title" format to allow the Wiktionary word of the day template to work properly?

Thanks, The New Mikemoral ♪♫ 01:37, 24 October 2009 (UTC)

Done. :) PeterSymonds (talk) 12:07, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
Thanks. --The New Mikemoral ♪♫ 18:54, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

(<--) Ack, I did it again. Could you remove the "-2" from File:En-us-retard-2.ogg? thanks, The New Mikemoral ♪♫ 00:50, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

  DoneJuliancolton | Talk 04:35, 2 December 2009 (UTC)
Thanks --The New Mikemoral ♪♫ 05:33, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/Dancer dressed only in butterfly wingsEdit

Though I voted for deletion, don't you think the closure was a bit fast? --Túrelio (talk) 19:32, 9 November 2009 (UTC)

I don't think so really. The original closing admin was content with deletion, and it appeared quite clear where the general feeling was going. There didn't seem much of a need to keep it open for longer. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 19:35, 9 November 2009 (UTC)

Colorizing black-and-white photosEdit

Hi Peter...

I'm a user at Wiki, and just now, I was recently charmed by some of your works featuring photos of royalty that had been colorized from the original black-and-white.

Would you mind if you can tell me how you did it, because I'm planning on experimenting colorizing some black-and-white photos of 19th century Korea (of which there are few of them...)

If you can tell me, make a comment at my [user talk page at wikipedia]...


~[Heran et Sang'gres of wikipedia]

Oh, hi, sorry; I completely missed this message!
Well, I used Photoshop, but they're really just amateurish attempts. None of them are probably any good. :P There are ways to do it using layers, but it's a very time-consuming process. There's some detailed information on the internet, but I just made it up as I went along really. :-) Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 00:05, 29 November 2009 (UTC)


Oh, why hi there. This is just your friendly talk page troll, saying hello. Killiondude (talk) 08:39, 8 December 2009 (UTC)

o: PeterSymonds (talk) 15:43, 8 December 2009 (UTC)

Kanon echoes Killiondude :) Kanonkas // talk // e-mail // 15:46, 8 December 2009 (UTC)

  Exclamatory comment: I hope you're doing well! Cheers, Killiondude (talk) 23:41, 8 December 2009 (UTC)
  •   Awesome!

Juliancolton | Talk 05:13, 14 December 2009 (UTC)

Mia RoseEdit

Mia Rose Thank you for your message, and again welcome to Wikipedia.

As management for Mia Rose, the first guideline document you should carefully review is Wikipedia:Conflict of interest. This means you need to exercise considerable caution when considering edits to Mia Rose, although the guideline permits these in some non-controversial cases.

In general, the welcome message above links to the major policies and practices here.

Note that statements in Wikipedia should be verifiable and traceable to reliable sources. For example regarding her name, we'd need some reference(s) to support 'Maria Antónia Teixeira Rosa' as there seem to be more available sources to support 'Maria Antónia Sampaio Rosa' (e.g. Metro, TVI24).

I've done a small edit regarding SIME/Google Zeitgeist to try to indicate some context. However, some caution needs to be taken to avoid an unduly promotional tone (per WP:NPOV policy).

Regarding YouTube stats, some of these are harder to verify. It may be better to include secondary published reports with available (primary source) YouTube info. See WP:PRIMARY for further background on this.

As for the photo, since it was published on the Models 1 website, there should probably be some statement from them concurring with your release of the photo as Creative Commons licencing. The authorship of the photo should also be clearly indicated. It's probably best to review Wikipedia:Donating copyrighted materials and for you to follow the procedure at Wikipedia:Declaration of consent for all enquiries when contacting Wikipedia's permissions email. However, a good performance photo often works better for musician articles than a publicity still.

Even the file already exists, but is only available to English

This is a brief overview of the issues involved at Wikipedia. Hope this has helped

Respectfully, I have no idea what you're talking about. Could you please clarify?
Thanks, PeterSymonds (talk) 18:04, 20 December 2009 (UTC)

I mean the Mia rose picture that is not a violation of copyright because it is on wikipedia and owned citizensound. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 1.0 License.--Alejandrocaro35 (talk) 23:28, 20 December 2009 (UTC)

Okay. Where is it licensed this way? PeterSymonds (talk) 18:38, 22 December 2009 (UTC)


Could you rename File:Threepence.ogg to File:En-uk-threepence.ogg per Wiktionary naming standards and number six of Commons:File renaming? Thank you, The New Mikemoral ♪♫ 03:43, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

Done. PeterSymonds (talk) 17:40, 8 January 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. --The New Mikemoral ♪♫ 00:09, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

We need your help at the Wikiproject medicineEdit

Hello, Sorry for spaming your talk page, but this is very important. On the behalf of the Wikiproject medicine at the en.wikipedia, I am inviting you to be a part of the discussion going on the project's talk page about Patient images, The discussion started after I obtained a permission to more than 23000 dermatology related images, and about 1500 radiology images. As some editors of the Wikiproject medicine have some concerns regarding the policy of using patient images on wikipedia, and regarding patient consents. Also they believe that common's policy is not so clear regarding the issue. And since you are the experts please join us at this very important discussion -- MaenK.A.Talk 14:23, 20 March 2010 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/File:Stalin Hitler.pngEdit

Hello. I believe that deletion of this file was a bit premature. It is this nomination that will determine the fate of the collage in question. And now I don't see while Stalin's photo should be deleted. It was made before 1943 and published anonymously (source), so given that Stalin did not leave the USSR in 1942 it most probavly falls under {{PD-Russia-2008}}. Moreover, even if we presume that it was first published in USA, I think {{PD-US-no notice}} applies. Regards, --Blacklake (talk) 15:18, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Movieevery provided some more arguments in favour of keeping the original image. So it is either a work made by Soviet photographer before 1943 and thus PD or a work by US governmental agency. Anyway, I think the image should be restored until the other deletion request is resolved. --Blacklake (talk) 15:23, 24 March 2010 (UTC)
Separate nomination, and it was not premature (24 days!). The arguments are flawed by copyright misconception; the fact that it can't be proven does not substanstiate a sufficient argument for keeping the image. I will keep an eye on the discussion; but until there is a firm decision either way, concerning that image, I will not undelete it. Best, PeterSymonds (talk) 15:09, 25 March 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for everything that you did on Commons and the support that you gave me! --The Evil IP address (talk) 17:59, 6 May 2010 (UTC)


Per your last block. Now rangeblocked on at least one of his ranges and CU list informed. Cheers --Herby talk thyme 10:55, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Thanks Herby. PeterSymonds (talk) 11:28, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Anna CyzonEdit

Thanks, Peter, that will please Ms. Cyzon very much. Could you also have a look at File:Anna Cyzon.jpg as well? Thanks, Guy 15:27, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

Thanks JzG, I missed that one. Deleted. PeterSymonds (talk) 17:03, 29 November 2010 (UTC)
Much appreciated, thank you. Guy 18:55, 29 November 2010 (UTC)


Hello PeterSymonds, please undelete your recent out of scope deletions of bobos photos. Some were not of totally bad quality and we are missing photos of sexual intercourse - see the category.

Make DRs so we can decide which we should keep or not. Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 12:53, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

I've restored them all and nominated them all at DR. I can't see any that are in scope, so please comment on the individual nominations. PeterSymonds (talk) 14:00, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Thank you, I will "see" which I could not after the deletetion. I just remembered that there was something useful. Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 14:06, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Sure, no problem. PeterSymonds (talk) 14:24, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
I think you can delete them now all as copyvios... I just found: File:Wife marija 2446b9aeb-124c-4457-addf-6ed44525dee3.jpg See the watermark. All other photos are from the same women as far as I can see... *hmpf* :( Sorry I could not see this before undeletion. Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 15:32, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
No worries. :-) Done. PeterSymonds (talk) 16:12, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Thank you again! Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 16:40, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Please also close all those DRs at Commons:Deletion_requests/2011/02/12#File:Womens_marija_vulva.JPG and following. I think I am not allowed to do it ;) Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 16:59, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Done. (Sorry about the delay in replying here.) PeterSymonds (talk) 22:32, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

Commons:Deletion requests/File:Wife marija 33.JPGEdit

Hello Peter!

Since you have deleted File:Wife marija 33.JPG; please close the according DR. Thanks in advance. Regards, High Contrast (talk) 16:59, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

Sorry, I had a brief brainfreeze after re-deleting the files, and forgot to close them! Done all of these now. PeterSymonds (talk) 22:34, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

You need not apologize up. I forgot this, too, more than one time. Greetings, High Contrast (talk) 22:42, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

VP discussionEdit

I just took your name in vain over at Commons:Village pump#Redacting private info.--SarekOfVulcan (talk) 14:29, 17 February 2011 (UTC)

Thanks Sarek. I've been on holiday but I've commented now. PeterSymonds (talk) 10:39, 20 February 2011 (UTC)

Bootstrap listed buildingsEdit

Hi Peter, I would like to bootstrap structured lists of Listed Buildings in the UK so the UK can also be part of Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2011/Monuments database. I took some notes at User:Multichill/Monuments notes. What do you think? What country is easiest to start with? Northern Ireland or Scotland? Do you have info to add? Please do! Would you like to help or do you know people who would be interested? Multichill (talk) 20:14, 17 April 2011 (UTC)


I wish you had believed me because it was truly sincere. I'm sorry you felt that way. --23prootie (talk) 10:11, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Ottava Rima email correspondenceEdit

Hi, according to this post of User:Ottava Rima, you are one of 9 users to whom he showed private email correspondence (from me to him). Can you please tell me (i) if this is true, and if it is: (ii) when and how he did this (iii) why you did not feel it necessary to tell me of this breach of trust (iv) what your view of my comments is, since Ottava claims of the 9 users "they agreed that you were defending Fred's action in an inappropriate manner."[7]. Please either email me or respond on my talk page, since I'm asking the other users Ottava has identified and I would prefer not to have discussion scattered on different talk pages. Thank you. Rd232 (talk) 01:27, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

I'm certainly not aware of any e-mail correspondence between Ottava Rima and myself, on this subject or any other. PeterSymonds (talk) 19:18, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
Thank you. Although to be clear, Ottava said "show", which could be done in other ways than forwarding the email. I take your response as excluding that as well. Do you have any thoughts on why Ottava would make such a claim? Rd232 (talk) 23:37, 8 January 2012 (UTC)


Why did you block my talkpage access on wikipedia when all I did was ask a question?Brian Boru is awesome (talk) 23:41, 23 February 2012 (UTC) I'm sorry if I offended you in anyway. Brian Boru is awesome (talk) 17:12, 25 February 2012 (UTC)

Notification about possible deletionEdit

Some contents have been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether they should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at their entry.

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Yours sincerely Stefan4 (talk) 21:53, 23 March 2012 (UTC)

Please use diff/oldid links, out of scope?Edit

Hallo PeterSymonds,

Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Womens_marija_vulva.JPG is missing a link to your talk page section.

And at User_talk:Bobo80#File:Womens_marija_vulva.JPG and below you fired a series of DRs wich you closed by yourself just hours later as out of scope?! Don't you think that such DRs should be open a bit longer and that they should not be closed by the requester? Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 01:23, 30 June 2012 (UTC)

De-adminship warningEdit

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Dear PeterSymonds. I am writing to inform you that you are in danger of losing your adminship on Commons because of inactivity.

If you want to keep your adminship, you need both to sign at Commons:Administrators/Inactivity section/Aug-Sep 2013 within 30 days of today's date, and also to make at least five further admin actions in the following six months. Anyone who does not do so will automatically lose administrator rights.

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Thank you – Kwj2772 (msg) 08:00, 25 August 2013 (UTC)

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