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ChromeEdit

Hi Takeaway,

I've used Chrome at times over the years but at this time I don't want to use it.

We don't know each other as editors. We have had little or no interactions that I'm aware of outside your posts on my talk page.

I truly appreciate good advice, and I'm certain I could learn from you as you clearly know a lot. I'm aware that I have many deficiencies and want to improve. But in all good heart, I wish that you would stay off my talk page. There's something about the way you show up there that brings me down for the rest of the day or longer. That is the reason for my request. Kalbbes (talk) 23:17, 11 August 2016 (UTC)

@Kalbbes: I shall in future, when I encounter more categories that you have created but don't make sense, not ask you why you created them. - Takeaway (talk) 07:42, 12 August 2016 (UTC)

"Bandaraban" images by FerdousEdit

Thank you for sorting those better... I was basically just slotting them somewhere 'in the right general direction' as an improvement on something like 'places' or 'food'. Reventtalk 04:17, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

You're welcome, User:Revent! - Takeaway (talk) 07:50, 18 August 2016 (UTC)

questionEdit

hi, you have nominated many of images I've uploaded for deletion because as you have said that they are kind of "Art" of unidentified significance. I'm a new user here so I don't understand what that sentence means, can you please tell me what kind of ART images I'm allowed to upload? thank you so much for understanding. --Super ninja2 (talk) 22:31, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

Hi too Super ninja2. Please read COM:NOTUSED which states in the section Examples: "Artwork without obvious educational use, including non-educational artwork uploaded to showcase the artist's skills". If the artwork had been made by a well-known artist, it would be a different matter because then the artwork could be used to, for example, illustrate an article about that artist. - Takeaway (talk) 23:19, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
thank you so much ^_^ I appreciate it--Super ninja2 (talk) 00:22, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

hi Takeaway. What you mean "well-known artist" could explain this? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Paweł Marcinek (talk • contribs) 08:16, 22 December 2016 (UTC)

@Paweł Marcinek:. For this, please read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Notability. - Takeaway (talk) 12:00, 22 December 2016 (UTC)

Salad ingredientsEdit

Hi. As you like food items, I want to tell you that maybe you have not seen the category I opened on "salad ingredients". I am sure you know of many items to put in there. On the other hand, in your photo album you refer to "both bridges on the Bosphorus". Since lately there are three of them maybe you might like to use "two of the three bridges" at the legend. Thanks. --E4024 (talk) 13:56, 12 October 2016 (UTC)

photos on Lomami National Park pageEdit

Hi, I noticed you nominated to delete the pictures I uploaded, because i made a mistake. I changed the license category. Could you remove your request please? I don't know how to do it. Thank you. Best, Cintia Garai Cintia Garai (talk) 12:50, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

@Cintia Garai:. Hi too Cintia, the problem with the license is not solved by changing the license in Wikimedia from CC-BY-4.0 to CC-BY-2.0. The problem lies with another part of the license of the original Flickr uploads (see this image for instance), which prohibits the commercial use of the images. This last bit is incompatible with available licences on Wikimedia Commons. As long as this isn't solved in Flickr, the deletion request must stay. Kind regards, - Takeaway (talk) 21:42, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
PS If you want to contest the deletion request, please do so on the nomination page itself as outlined in the instructions in the notifications of the deletion requests on your talk page. - Takeaway (talk) 22:13, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

EisbeinEdit

Hi Takeaway, you categorized the Eisbein to austrian pork dishes. But its only a german meal. In Austria there are the Category:Schweinsstelze as the most similar dish. --ragrds from Austria --K@rl (talk) 18:04, 29 October 2016 (UTC)

@Karl Gruber: There were a whole bunch of photos of food in Austria in the "Eisbein" category. Should they be in there or have they been moved to another category in the meantime? - Takeaway (talk) 22:41, 29 October 2016 (UTC)
This is correkt, if the photo is from Austria so it should be moved. But thanks of the review, I will correct there. --regards K@rl (talk) 07:40, 30 October 2016 (UTC)

Pointing leftEdit

I noticed that you reverted my removal of the "Pointing left" category from File:2010 0517 Soi Ngam Duphli 04.JPG, but without an edit summary. Why? No one is pointing left in the image; there is only someone pointing right, and the "Pointing right" category is already used on the image. Any clarification you might provide would be greatly appreciated. Neelix (talk) 01:18, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

Please look at the photo carefully, and read the file description. PS I did leave an edit summary: "read".- Takeaway (talk) 01:29, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

Images can be found widely on the Internet?Edit

Could you show me the links where you found my files on internet? Prettyboy361 (talk) 12:13, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

@Prettyboy361: I found many instances of each of your uploads on the Internet through Google Image Search. Is there any way that you can prove that the images are yours? Please read COM:OTRS for more information. - Takeaway (talk) 12:24, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

File:Beer Leo.jpgEdit

 
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Hmmm.... COM:PACKAGING again... 🤐 - Takeaway (talk) 09:58, 28 December 2016 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:Fenugriek-spice.jpgEdit

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Yours sincerely, JuTa 22:14, 31 December 2016 (UTC)

Oleg Stukalov artworksEdit

Hi Takeaway, the author of the artworks that have been requested for deletion is my father Stukalov Oleg Konstantinovich. He is not familiar with Internet but he asked me to create his page on Wikipedia and gave me the images and books for scan. How can he give a permission for the images? Thank you in advance for your answer. Best regards, Aliole — Preceding unsigned comment added by Aliole (talk • contribs) 18:29, 21 January 2017 (UTC)

@Aliole:, please follow the appropriate procedure mentioned in COM:OTRS. Thank you. - Takeaway (talk) 18:38, 21 January 2017 (UTC)

Category:MiracoliEdit

Ikar.us (talk) 10:25, 22 February 2017 (UTC)

Removal of posts on Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/User problems pageEdit

Hello takeaway You have selectively removed a number posts without any explanation. I assume that is because you are an admin and we have posted things on the wrong page. Please explain what process I need to follow to a) sort out the edit war and b) get a response from user Srittau? Thank you, Charles (talk) 18:43, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

I am not an admin. I only undid your edit, which I could only assume was a mistake, because you had, with your edit, removed many of the recent threads by posting old threads that had been already taken care of, over them. And I did provide an edit summary. - Takeaway (talk) 19:47, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

Need youEdit

Hi Takeaway,

I'm Nadia, I'm a advertising producer, and I'd like to ask you something, but privately please... Could you please send me an email at my personal address : nadiaj@skynet.be

Thanks & Warm regards*

Nadia

@Nadia J:. Sorry, but I prefer keeping my interactions on Wikimedia/Wikipedia public. I have a huge dislike of private dealings when it concerns Wikimedia/Wikipedia. I might reconsider and make an exception if you can at least give me some info on what you want to talk to me about. If it has to do with adding promotional content to Wikimedia, there are ways of doing that while still in accord with Wikimedia rules and regulations. You can ask for more info @ Commons:Village pump. - Takeaway (talk) 11:06, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Category:All media needing categories as of 2016Edit

There are >200 files to be transferred to Category:Unidentified subjects in Iran. It's impossible to do it using Cat-a-lot. Do you know a way? Thanks--Frze > talk 09:23, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi Frze. I have no idea either. Maybe someone over on Commons:Village pump might know? Good luck! - Takeaway (talk) 14:04, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Speedy deletes, 2Edit

As we talked about before(https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Takeaway/Archive_2#Speedy_deletes), for speedy, please provide the URL to the page you think contains one larger, or older - or for some other reason is why you think this is a copyright violation. If you're putting it up after having found the exact one, what is to say google search will yield same one to someone else, and why repeat the search? If you have no URL, or if you're not sure, please use deletion nomination instead. Thanks. Ellin Beltz (talk) 20:40, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi again Ellin Beltz. C&P-ing a url of a google image search result is kind of a hassle on a mobile phone (I often clear out categories during train commutes) but sure, I'll go back to providing url's in clear-cut copyright violation cases. The problem with many of these copyvio uploads here on Commons is that it doesn't really depend on just one easy to find original file somewhere on the internet but more on a certain image indeed circulating widely without it being possible to discover where it originated from. All I can link to is the simple google image search result (which is a huge url) showing that it is indeed a very common image that has been uploaded to Commons as "own work". You seem to be the only one demanding that though. All other admins so far seem to be okay with just the sentence that it appears widely on the internet. - Takeaway (talk) 08:43, 9 April 2017 (UTC)
I'm sorry pasting a url is hard for you on your mobile. It's never stopped me - although my phone is an old S3. This page shows how to use the "share" feature (hidden under the three dots at upper corner of your browser) to easily paste the addresses. It works like that for twitter and pasting to chat also. If that's not your platform or browswer, perhaps Google how to do it on your particular smartphone?
What each admin does and how we follow the speedy rules is to our own conscience and how much heat we're willing to take for a mistaken decision. I would prefer none and am careful. I do not believe I am the only admin who needs proof which shows (a) as you suggest that larger and older images are widely spread and/or (b) as I request the exact URL from which it was taken in order to speedy, (c) or some other obvious truth about why the image is a copyright violation (metadata, watermarks, what is said on source page, external links no permission, etc.). What I don't accept is "I found this on the internet" with no link and no evidence. I personally do not delete based on "oh ya I found it on the internet somewhere" without a link whether naked or buried - which sends the admin to duplicate your effort. "What other admins do" is on them in the same way that "Other Stuff Exists" is not a criteria for image deletion.
For me, speedy is that we have to be totally sure its swiped - otherwise it's a deletion nomination to give everyone time. A week or two extra in most cases is not the end of the world - and the cases which are obvious (i.e. Getty, AP, metadata marked, 10,000 google hits larger and older) are easy to take out. Point (a) above is obvious - but the images have to be Larger and/or Older than the upload in question... 10,000 hits on thumbnails does not show that our larger image was taken from their smaller image. In the absence of the image being widely distributed, and only one or a few copies showing results in the point of (b) above is to direct us to the actual image that you think causes the copyright violation. I have seen several to many cases where people have pointed fingers and claimed COM:COPYVIO!! and it turned out the webpage took the photo from Commons and then used it themselves. This is only one reason why I am careful. As before, I cannot speak for the actions of other admins - I only know that you were told this before and - as above - you agreed to do it. Please do google up how to paste a link on your mobile - the problem will solve itself. Cheers! Ellin Beltz (talk) 14:23, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

A questionEdit

Does this image have any copyrights? because it's just simple lines on it. Thanks--Super ninja2 (talk) 20:03, 1 July 2017 (UTC)

Hi there Super ninja2. I only deal with simple copyright violations where other people's work is uploaded to Commons as if it were either "own work" or when they lack permission from the copyright holder. If a couple of lines put over a reproduction of the Mona Lisa can be regarded as a completely new artwork, and therefor uploading it to Commons without permission of the artist would constitute a copyright violation, is debatable. I tend to think it does but others here might not be so inclined. Best to put your question to a larger group of people over at the COM:Village Pump. - Takeaway (talk) 21:05, 1 July 2017 (UTC)

Apologies and thanks.Edit

Because I am a newbie, I did not understand how to correctly upload the images. I assure you it will not happen again. Thanks for the notices and my sincere apologies. — Preceding unsigned comment added by ErickWikiLoco (talk • contribs) 17:14, 26 July 2017 (UTC)

Cuisine in SöldenEdit

Hi Takeaway, at first many thx of your photos about foods in various regions. I sw that you has mede some photos als from foods in tyrol. But I think its not a good idea, to catigorize directle in a category of this village like Sölden, because many of these foods are typical for the austrian kitchen. So I would find, that it would be better to categorize in biger regions like Tyrol or Austria. If it's more to specify, this should be make a people of this region. - This should be only a tip and not a critic. --Regards from Lower Austria, where we eat also the most of these , like File:2015 0723 Apfelstrudel Gaislachalm Sölden.jpg :-) --K@rl (talk) 14:14, 17 August 2017 (UTC)

PS you see that File:2015 0723 Germknödel Buttersoße Gaislachalm Sölden.jpg is also a typical food from Czechia and not only from Tyrol or Austrie. It's a differnece, where you found it. I can make a photo from Cevapcici or Spaghetti bolognese in Vienna, but this is not a food from there. --K@rl (talk) 14:18, 17 August 2017 (UTC)
The foods are categorized in the category "Food in Sölden" as well as in the category of the food stuff in which it belongs, such as the category "Germknödel" which is in one of the subcategories of "Cuisine of Austria". Note also that the Sölden category is called "Food in..." and therefore denotes what was eaten in Sölden. It is not called "Cuisine of Sölden" which implies local cuisine. - Takeaway (talk) 14:22, 17 August 2017 (UTC)
Okay, so I have never seen this aspect, but this could be also alright. --K@rl (talk) 16:10, 17 August 2017 (UTC)

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Affected:

And also:

Yours sincerely, --Jonatan Svensson Glad (talk) 14:56, 3 September 2017 (UTC)

I've gathered from earlier COM:PACKAGING deletions, that Marlboro packaging wasn't copyright protected. I might be wrong. - Takeaway (talk) 16:40, 3 September 2017 (UTC)

File:Yuli Wildlife Sanctuary+ fu tang chen+005.jpgEdit

In this edit, I see you add Category:Yu Shan National Park to File:Yuli Wildlife Sanctuary+ fu tang chen+005.jpg. It looks like, it was not shot in Yushan National Park. You see this file title is written "Yuli Wildlife Sanctuary". In my opinion, I think the uploader wants to express "Yuli Major Wildlife Habitat". But what I want to know is...how do you know that this file should be classified to "Yushan National Park"?--Kai3952 (talk) 04:44, 17 September 2017 (UTC)

@Kai3952: It would seem that I accidentally moved that file to Category:Yushan National Park while moving a whole bunch of other files out of Category:Protected areas of Taiwan which had been over-categorised or incorrectly categorised. I don't often make mistakes categorising media but with nearly 300,000 edits, a few are bound to have occurred. Please be so kind to place it into the correct category. If you run into any problems while doing so, feel free to contact me again. - Takeaway (talk) 09:14, 17 September 2017 (UTC)

Re: Please put into correct categoryEdit

I received the message you left on my talk page. Yes, I know what you say, but I thought you would do. I'll do it now and puts this file into the category of "Yuli Major Wildlife Habitat." But, before that I would like to ask you to read the official announcement at "the website of the Council of Agriculture." As you can see, it is written "同區域並公告為「玉里野生動物保護區」." This means that Yuli Major Wildlife Habitat and Yuli Wildlife Refuge are both in the same place. Of particular note is that the objects they protect are different.--Kai3952 (talk) 13:30, 20 September 2017 (UTC)

@Kai3952: And I thought you would put it into the correct category, seeing how you seem to know way more about these things, read Chinese, and also because I asked you so in my reply to your query here above. In any case, thngs worked out nicely eventually. - Takeaway (talk) 14:17, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
Then let's talk about what you do mean. When you say: "seeing how you seem to know way more about these things", what are you saying?--Kai3952 (talk) 14:34, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
@Kai3952: Please don't read things into something as innocent as my observation that you indeed seem to know much more about how to categorise media pertaining to nature in Taiwan. - Takeaway (talk) 14:58, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
You want to tell me that my Chinese is better than English?--Kai3952 (talk) 15:20, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
I said nothing of the sort but you seem to read things that just aren't there so who knows? - Takeaway (talk) 15:27, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
I see you say "read Chinese". Anyway, I have done what you said.--Kai3952 (talk) 05:43, 21 September 2017 (UTC)
Yay! - Takeaway (talk) 08:50, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

Removing from category "Bundeswehr"Edit

Hi, just noted you moved my pic(s) of "Wald der Erinnerung" from the Bundeswehr category. As this is a place of remembrance for Bundeswehr soldiers, think it should stay in this category as well? (Allright, as a newbie I might be wrong, but this seems not to make much sense?) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Wiegold.de (talk • contribs) 16:01, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

@Wiegold.de: Category:Wald der Erinnerung, which is the correct category for the files you are talking about and to which I had moved them, is a subcategory of Category:Ehrenmale der Bundeswehr, which again is a subcategory of Category:History of the Bundeswehr, which in turn is a subcategory of Category:Bundeswehr. Files in Wikimedia Commons should only be placed in the most specific category or categories, and not in their "parent" categories. For more info on the categorisation system of Wikimedia Commons, please read COM:CAT and COM:OVERCAT. - Takeaway (talk) 16:23, 21 September 2017 (UTC)
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