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This page is about wikimedia user feed back on welcome messages.


Archive 1 - Archive 2

The Commons runs a "welcome bot" that automatically posts a {{welcome}} message to all registered users who have made at least one edit. We want to make this message as effective as possible to maximise its usefulness and minimise new user mistakes and confusion.

If you have received a welcome message, you are welcome to comment on the message here. As well as general feedback, you might like to answer these questions:

  1. Do you read welcome messages, skim over them or ignore them?
  2. Did you find our welcome message useful? Did it tell you something you didn't know before but might need to know?
  3. Is there other information which you think it is vital for new users to know, which our welcome message doesn't currently include?

Post like this:

=== [[User:Ggiewz]] ===
# (answer)
# (answer)
# (answer)
# (any other comments)

Leave feedback

Thank you!


Admins: once you've dealt with a feedback, please make a note, so that other admins know there's no need to responding to it.


Contents

User:Simply south[edit]

  1. read/skim
  2. Yes and I'm not sure
  3. The waiting period and other things to do with uploading
  • More human operators
A human welcome, Simply south. You will find information about the waiting period here, wich is available at the "first steps help file" link at the welcome message. Sorry, but it's impossible to quote all desired links at the welcome message. --GeorgHHtalk   09:55, 4 April 2008 (UTC)

User:LindaLisa[edit]

  1. I read the welcome messages multiple times over many days-especially the link request message.
  2. The Messages provided lots of information but didn't help me find an answer to the link request which I have been trying to comply with.
  3. Being completely new to the Wikis, it would be nice to know how to contact the Wiki support person who notices issues about our accounts so that we can learn how to address them in the future!
  4. If SOMEONE can PLEASE let me know what I am doing wrong with my categories and links?! I added many hidden and visible categories and nothing seemed to happen. Also, please let me know how to get out of what looks like a bad place to be-with "Orphans" in my Gallery pathname! I'd appreciate it! I wrote to Admin support over the weekend but didn't hear back... I'd like to be sure I'm set up properly! THANK YOU!!!!the preceding unsigned comment was added by LindaLisa (talk • contribs)

(Rangakuvara (talk) 02:47, 30 August 2013 (UTC)) Dear in spite of so much of instructions a person like me find it difficult to follow. The lapse is due to two main reasons. 1. You have allowed a very common man with limited knowledge to edit and contribute the articles. No qualifications whatsoever. 2. The rules are very elaborate and not users friendly. Eg : I'm referring a pic to be uploaded in my article Dr. William Lawrence Balls, a great British Cotton breeder, Scientist, of 1902 time. He was working at Egyptian cotton fields from his childhood days, and his contributions are immense. I wanted to show the world that here is one such great scientist. Because of your cumbersome rules,(Like our Govt. of India rules, framed long back and not modified to this day) it is impossible to this day. There should be some way. The intentions should be good that's all. Copy right etc, in your rules colums make me sick. You should be able to resolve and help to fix the pic of such importance.

User: Communi core[edit]

  1. 1 Reference now
  2. 2 Yes
  3. 3 Yes
  • Thank you for your advice. Still, a newcomer here, but it has a long history of photos, historical photos, hoping to various posts. Sincerely. Communi core 10:31, 21 April 2008 (UTC)

User:Leo Joahnnes[edit]

  1. I read a little, not the whole at once.
  2. Yes, how to rename an image (someone taught me, but I forgot and saw it on the welcoming message).
  3. No, I dont think so. Maybe a link to COM:FP and COM:QI, like "Here you can see our best images:".
  • I already was an active user in Wikipedia, and therefore I already knew much about wikis (how to edit, categorize, put on watchlist..) and a little about Commons. Best wishes, Leo Johannes 19:21, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

User:Walter45[edit]

Hallo Danke für das E-Mail. Bitte um Entschuldigung dass ich nicht gleich reagiert habe. Auf meiner Diskussionsseite habe ich die Nachricht schon gelesen und zur Kenntnis genommen. Wusste aber nicht wie ich darauf reagieren soll. Ich bin hier vollkommen NEU. Muss mich erst mit allen Gepflogenheiten vetraut machen. Bei Texten die in Englisch geschrieben sind warte ich meistens auf meine Tochter, damit sie es mir korrekt Übersetzt. Gruss von Walter Huber

User:Cuautlatoakongo[edit]

  1. Thank for receiving me in Wikimedia, I sure will be a productive mmber of this institution
  2. Gracias for recibirme en Wikimedia, suguro sere un miembre util para todos en esta organización

User:Scientus[edit]

There needs to be a way to guest log in using your Wikipedia account on all the Wikipedia sister projects, and have your username maybe Wikipedia-{username} and it create maybe a Wikipedia user page maybe {user}/wikimedia, wikionary, etcScientus 23:44, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

आशीष भटनागर[edit]

मैंने आज विकिमीडिया कामन्स का मुख्य पष्ठ निन्दी में अनुवाद किया है. यदि कोई त्रुटि या सुधार हो तो कोई भी सदस्य अमंत्रित हैं, मुझे बताने, या सुधार करने हेतु. --# आशीष भटनागर 07:18, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

User:Marie-Claire[edit]

  1. (Oui)
  2. (Oui)
  3. (Non)

NOT NINDI BUT HINDI

User:Rspeer[edit]

The welcome message was nice, and I read it and it told me some things I didn't know about Commons. But I think you should know that I've never edited or even created an account on Commons before. My account was created by... unified login.

User:ChrisHodgesUK[edit]

  1. Yes - skim and revisit
  2. Yes - Babel and listing abilities by image type are new to me
  3. A link to Userboxes (hard to find if you don't know what they're called), also is it possible with unified login to have a unified user page?

Combined with the fact that the default preference is to e-mail users about messages they receive on Commons, this means I saw the message as the result of a puzzling e-mail in my inbox. You may want to send the welcome only to people who are actually editing on Commons. If every project did this, then everyone who unified their login would be getting all kinds of messages: "Welcome to Wikiquote!" "Welcome to Wikispecies!" "Willkommen bei Deutsche Wikipedia!" (probably got the German wrong there, but whatever.) That could get silly fast. Rspeer 18:50, 3 June 2008 (UTC)

User:Kalindoscopy[edit]

Very sweet. Informative, but cumbersome. Grażżi (: Kalind[os]copy (talk) 20:31, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

User:XtraVert[edit]

  1. Yes
  2. Yes
  3. No

—Preceding unsigned comment added by XtraVert (talk • contribs) 09:23, 30. Jul. 2008 (UTC)

user: Markus Schulenburg[edit]

1. Yes 2. Yes 3. Localize the "Welcome Message"

--Markus Schulenburg (talk) 16:20, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

The welcome message is available in many (dozens) languages. There are links to it on your talk page. Because the language you speak is unknown at the time of account registration, we cannot provide you with a localised version on your talk page. Please click the language link in the Enlish message to get a localised version. Cheers! Siebrand 08:56, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

User:Rosuav[edit]

  1. Skimmed first, then saw this, then went back and read them properly.
  2. It's nice to be greeted with some basic information. I know I can go grab it all just by ctrl-clicking "my talk" up the top.
  3. Nothing springs to mind!
  • I'm an en wiki user who's branching out to other wikimedia projects as the whim grabs me, which is made VERY easy by the Unified Login. (I would like to see the "New Messages" note made universal, somehow. Even if the talk pages are still separate, it'd be great if it could say "You have new messages on Commons" or whatever, regardless of which wikimedia project I'm looking at.) The welcome note invited me to put Babel boxes on my user page, which I probably otherwise wouldn't have done, but which I will now. Might be of value to someone to know that I only speak English... unless you count the myriad (almost literally - well, alright, not 10,000, but certainly well over a hundred) computer programming languages I know.

user:PhiliM[edit]

  1. yes
  2. yes
  3. no
  • good job!

—Preceding unsigned comment added by PhiliM (talk • contribs) 23:31, 26. Aug. 2008 (UTC)

user:Whotty[edit]

En Chile se reunieron,UNASUR.La verdad que llama la atencion Chavez , un LOCO terrorista que a conspirado en contra mi nacion,que quere inponer un socialismo golpista, que es un peligro para la region ,se de el lujo, de trasmitil su mensaje como que estubiera en su casa .Bachelet, una inepta presidenta,que tiene ami pais enfermo com una imflacion insostenible ,que no tiene mira de futuro , que esta enpodresiendo mas a un pueblo con un carisimo estanda de vida.Que recurre a un pasado Allendista , recurso que les a dado un gran fruto sobre la mentira mas grande del siclo ,que la imnorancia de esa epoca y analfavetismo hicieron que todos aquellos que se farrearon este pais quedaran impune.Que salieran a cuential a paises Europeos y otros , da para comentario...!!!

—Preceding unsigned comment added by Whotty (talk • contribs) 19:02, 16. Sep. 2008 (UTC)

user:Farromer[edit]

Gracias por la bienvenida al portal de la wikimedia estaré atento a conocer desde ahora toda las extraordinarias informaciones que ustedes tienen para ayuda a todos internautas Cordialsaludo

—Preceding unsigned comment added by Farromer (talk • contribs) 04:04, 19. Sep. 2008 (UTC)

User:Martha_e[edit]

  1. yes
  2. yes
  3. nothing to add
  • In fact the message answered to some questions I had in mind. Well done. Thanks for this nice job.


Technical problem[edit]

I just logged in here for the first time under unified login from Wikipedia-en.

The text of my welcome message is invisible (with whatever I was previously looking at showing through) until it is highlighted or, in the case of the links, the mouse is moved over them.

Ubuntu Firefox, Javascript disabled.

I have not yet seriously attempted to find the source of this problem.--QuantumEngineer (talk) 14:30, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

  • Looks fine to me on your talk page under Windows XP on Firefox with javascript disabled. ----Digon3 talk 14:45, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

This appears to be caused by the Welcome/lang template: removing it fixes the problem, at least in the preview. Furthermore, it also affects other pages using similar language selection templates, including such important pages as Commons:Village pump, Commons:Welcome, Commons:Upload and Help:Contents, though not the Main Page. I have turned off the edit toolbar (the only default option that says it requires JavaScript) to no effect.--QuantumEngineer (talk) 15:03, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

After experimenting on a copy at User:QuantumEngineer/langtest, I have found that the problem is triggered by zh-hant (traditional Chinese?) characters inside <small>...</small> tags (it affects User:QuantumEngineer/langtest2 but not the current version of User:QuantumEngineer/langtest).--QuantumEngineer (talk) 15:42, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

User:SuperHamster[edit]

  1. (Skimmed at first, but then came back to read it when I needed it.)
  2. (The First steps tutorial and the link to the First Steps really helped me when I first joined.)
  3. (Looks pretty good to me.)

Automatic welcoming[edit]

This idea is great, and it's worked quite well as I have observed. It sends a message upon creating a new account. Cool!

Done! (talk) 04:31, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Nice Welcome-Template. - I hope, my uploaded Picture Image:KKH TRUCK.JPG is okay. --Dolores & Karel (talk) 17:07, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

User:Terramar[edit]

  1. Thanks for the nice, warm welcome. Of course, I did read it.
  2. It is informativ and usefull to me.
  3. I'm not sure.

Greets. --Terramar (talk) 14:37, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

user:Roland1952[edit]

Many thanks for your welcome and i´ll try to read and follow your pointed topics. Greatings --Roland1952 (talk) 22:41, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

User:Frajolex[edit]

  1. Some times I read, some times I skim over them.
  1. I found things I didn't know, but could live without (not that it was not useful, just wasn't crucial).
  1. As a new user, I don't know.
  • I'd be glad to receive this message in my native language (Portuguese), is this feasible? I could even help translating it.
Hello,
I placed a translated version on your talk page. Happy editing, Abigor talk 13:49, 25 December 2008 (UTC)

User:Garry ricketson[edit]

  1. (answer) yes,but,sometimes just skim,I use a internet cafe,and sometimes it is close to closeing time,so I have to hurry
  2. (answer)yes, as I did not know how to categorize a pitchure or file.....
  3. (answer)Maybe, but mostor everything seems to be here available, one just needs to take the time to read it,this a falt I have,is to try to hurry to much...
  • (any other comments)I accidently loaded the same file 2 times and want to delete one,but time is running out, I really like what you have here,and appreciate very much what you are doing,thank you all very much...


User talk:FreeRangeFrog[edit]

  1. Yes
  2. Yes
  3. Yes
  • I was just wondering how this message got generated? I certainly appreciate it, but I had never done anything on Commons. Just curious. FreeRangeFrog (talk) 21:37, 5 January 2009 (UTC)
    We have a software feature which automatically places the message when you sign up.  — Mike.lifeguard | @en.wb 19:03, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

User talk:dahile00[edit]

  1. I did indeed read the welcome notice, and I am grateful to Wikipedia for this bot.
  2. There is so much I don't know that I'm sure I'll be using it and making discoveries for years.
  3. I'll have to come back to that. I'm too new to comment.
  • I'd love to have a better username. Am I stuck with this one?

Dahile00 (talk) 22:29, 30 January 2009 (UTC)

It can be changed at Commons:Changing username. --pfctdayelise (说什么?) 02:38, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

User:Teratornis[edit]

  1. I read the welcome message and many of the linked pages. I will eventually read all of them, plus a whole lot more pages in the Commons: namespace.
  2. Yes, and probably.
  3. Well, I'm a bit partial to a page called Commons:Editor's index to Commons. (My opinion is not clouded by the fact that I created the page here. You mustn't doubt me.) The index may be a bit overwhelming to the brand-new user on first glance, but so is the {{welcome}} template in its current form. I don't think anyone will read all the linked documents and absorb them in the first sitting. Most users will probably have to come back to the welcome template repeatedly over the course of days or weeks.
  • I appreciate the proactive, automatic welcome. It might be interesting to have progressively more detailed templates to send automatically to users as they hit higher milestones of edit count, e.g. 100, 500, and 1000 edits. Users with significant activity are more likely to be serious about reading the friendly manuals, less likely to be frightened by the truth of how complex Commons is, and probably in need of more technical detail. Maybe they could look at the Editor's index without fainting dead away.

--Teratornis (talk) 04:00, 11 February 2009 (UTC)

As a cautionary note, I might add that the {{welcome}} template makes this claim which borders on over-selling:
  • "This is a wiki—it is really easy."
I agree that the purely mechanical aspects of editing on a wiki are pretty simple, but Commons users can run into thorny questions about copyright, licensing, and so on, which can become arbitrarily difficult, depending on what a user wants to do. Check out some of the tougher questions on the Help desk. --Teratornis (talk) 00:08, 12 February 2009 (UTC)

User:Joupic 54[edit]

  1. Ben Wikipedia'ya resim ekliyorum ancak resim siliniyor.Ne yapabilirim. 19:40 (UTC)

User:michaelbogardus[edit]

  1. Skim over them, as I've used wiki's before
  2. Welcome messages are useful
  3. No, the welcome message would be sufficient

User:D.A. Borgdorff[edit]

  1. Yes.
  2. Yes. Thank you very much !
  3. No, I think.
  • I am dAb answering as per User: TR25s opus citatum:
  • Thank you for your nice greeting. I'm mainly working in "nl-Wikipedia", so I don't know much about Commons. If I make a mistake, please give me an advice. D.A. Borgdorff (talk) 03:32, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

User:Dottydotdot[edit]

Not a big fan of this to be completely honest-having edited on Wikipedia it's fine, but as a new user seems to be very overwhelming & way too much information to start. I think just a nice welcome message with a few links to get started-new users don't want to read massive manuals etc. Just my two cents! Dottydotdot (talk) 19:56, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

User:Adverb[edit]

  1. I read them but as I have created the account just after finding a page that needed something edited I edit that page immediately after and then I return to the page where the welcome message was and read it slower clicking on links. I have made that edit now so I can answer to the message now.
  2. What I found most useful was the Goodies, tips and tricks section.
  3. It could probably tell me something else I don't know, and how could I know what that was?

User:Schuiass P.Ubdoo[edit]

  1. I read them.
  2. Yes I did, I didn't know that explained in the Goodies, tips and tricks section.
  3. It could tell which userboxes exist on commons.
  • (any other comments)
Answered on talk page -- Editor at Largetalk 21:03, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

User:Hope&Act3![edit]

  • 1) I do read everything
  • 2) I didn't learn much
  • 3) I didn't know that we have a different user page at en wiki and commons Hope&Act3! (talk) 14:34, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

User:Utahraptor ostrommaysi[edit]

  1. I read them, as they often have some bit of information (or many bits of information) that helps me use the project they refer to better.
  2. It helped me with signing my name (I never really thought about it before), those babel box things and how to correct mistakes in the name of a file.
  3. I don't think so. The welcome message I got does a pretty good job of explaining things.

Utahraptor ostrommaysi (talk) 14:40, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

User:Carbenium[edit]

  1. Read it on an other users page.
  2. yes
  3. didn't think about that
  • The message begins with "Hi", so it should end also with a greeting (e.g. "Greetings, your Wikimedia commons - team" or something like that). --Carbenium (talk) 10:08, 28 May 2009 (UTC)


User:Kikuyu3[edit]

Thank you for this Welcome flower collar, the music, the fruit juice and the Vahinés.
1* I read it, and will have to read it again several times in order to fully undertand it, as my level in english is poor.
2** It is already very interesting.
3*** Is there any workshop to which you can participate if ever you do not have any graphical skill : translating, for instance. Others ?
Thanks again, anyway, to all of you for all that you already realized, and thanks in advance for continuing. I'm still amazed, and everyday a little more.
Hop !
Kikuyu3 (talk) 04:35, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

User:Launchballer[edit]

When I my welcome notice, I had no edits to my name, and I'm not sure if there's a problem with the bot.--Launchballer (talk) 17:33, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

I received the welcome message despite not having made any edits as well.--Nakerlund (talk) 01:55, 11 August 2009 (UTC)

User:Ryt_007[edit]

  1. I read this welcome message.
  2. Yes, I didn't know what to do if I made a mistake in uploading, and I very much wanted additional help and a tutorial.
  3. I'm not sure if this is in your tutorial (haven't taken it yet), but maybe a link talking about featured images.
  • Thank you for the welcome message. This is very useful and comforting. Ryt 007 (talk) 19:10, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

User:Infinitebistromathics[edit]

  1. yes
  2. yes, and yes
  3. the stuff on it was wonderful!
  • and thank you again!

User:Jennifer Riggs[edit]

  1. I skimmed the welcome message
  2. Yes. I'm keeping it for reference
  3. It's pretty full. I think its a good overview with good links.
  • Thank you for the bot. It offers a nice welcome.

I don't have any idea what this is about. How about a little communication? -- Good, old-fashioned email.

User:Trevinci[edit]

  1. Yes. I skimmed the message
  2. I'm keeping it for reference
  3. I don't think so. I think it's well done.
  • Thank you for this Welcome message.

User: Nakerlund[edit]

  1. I glanced at it quickly
  2. Yes, the information is useful, but also overwhelming.
  3. I think a lot of users would like to know if it is alright to delete the welcome message and how to do it.

I think the welcome message is basically a great idea, but not in its current form. It feels like a big sign rather than a friendly message. Since it is aimed at a user personally, a more informal language would work better. The template would be better for a "Getting Started" page, which an informal welcome message could link.

User:Olvin[edit]

  1. Read
  2. Yes, how to switch to native language  ;-)
  3. How to rightly upload new language version of existing image (.svg)?

--Olvin (talk) 14:59, 23 August 2009 (UTC)

User:Nstm[edit]

--Nstm (talk) 07:30, 26 August 2009 (UTC)

User:Quintus314[edit]

  1. read
  2. yes
  3. no
  • you've gotta love that transmission logo under tips and tricks
  1. yes sexy

User:A_F_K_When_Needed[edit]

Feedback? Well... I visited the site for the very first time... and my Talk Page nearly exploded. Who wrote that novel, anyway? A F K When Needed (talk) 21:09, 14 September 2009 (UTC)

User:Askatasuna[edit]

  1. read it
  2. yes
  3. don't know yet
  • Especial helpful: the deletion guidelines

Thank you for nice Welcome![edit]

محمد رضا حاج محمدی Thank you for the nice welcome.A bit confusing the information on how to edit. Thank you again though! TESLAEDSON (talk) 00:39, 24 October 2009 (UTC)

Don't know what the message is for.

If it's because I didn't sign with four tilde's that's because it looked like it was going to go into the page itself and I didn't think that was right.

Info appreciated.

D.

Reply to welcome[edit]

محمد رضا حاج محمدی

Virginia[edit]

  1. Si, leo cuidadosamente todo lo que me mandan, especialmente las bienvenidas.
  2. Naturalmente, necesito aprender todo,pues quiero editar con exito.
  3. Por el momento soy muy nueva en esto. Necesito empaparme en la informacion para poder saber que falta.
  • Por lo que a mi respecta, necesito mucha ayuda. Aprovechare la buena voluntad de todos. Gracias Virginia (talk) 21:51, 31 October 2009 (UTC)

1. Yes, I read them thoroughly 2. Very useful! I had no idea about how to do anything here! 3. Well... the "upload" text for pictures could perhaprs teach us how to mak a photo look small on the wukipedia page, but its normal size once you click on it.

Thank you for the welcome![edit]

Thank you for the welcome!Eng446w4 (talk) 01:50, 25 November 2009 (UTC)

Obrigado[edit]

Obrigado pelas boas vindas, a menságem foi muito útil. CommonsBrazil (talk) 12:42, 11 December 2009 (UTC)

Thank you so much[edit]

A kind warm welcome. Thx --Sauerländer Platten (talk) 12:28, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

Thanks very much[edit]

I appreciate the detailed welcome page. I just have a request/suggestion: the licensing information was very difficult to navigate. It took me the greater part of a week, and consultation with outside sources, to figure out 1. why the photo I was uploading was in the public domain and then 2. What licensing tag to put on it. Making the system user friendly would be a great help. --ScottyBerg (talk) 23:51, 22 January 2010 (UTC)

User:Flippo[edit]

  1. Skim over them... I admit it...
  2. Yes, it is!
  3. No, I don't think so.
  • Thank you for your work!

User:Kenrick95[edit]

  1. Ignore
  2. No. No.
  3. No.

User:Xiglofre[edit]

  1. First skim over them, but I'll read the whole message (probably)
  2. Yes
  3. No

--Xiglofre (talk) 18:23, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

User:長島左近[edit]

  1. Yes. I read almost all.
  2. No. I have been a wikipedian since 2006.
  3. Welcome message should explain differences between wikipedia and wikimedia. I think that many new users are not new at all because they have been wikipedian.

--長島左近 (talk) 17:50, 22 March 2010 (UTC)

User:Allforrous[edit]

  1. Yes.
  2. Yes.
  3. No.
  • Thank you for this Welcome message. Good job!

Allforrous (talk) 10:39, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

User:Jameslwoodward[edit]

  • General comment -- It would be helpful in getting a sense of a new user if the welcome message had a date tag. Obviously the date is easy enough to get by going to the history page, but it would be an easy thing to implement and would save me (and probably others) clicks occasionally.. . . . Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talkcontribs) 12:10, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

User:StaNi_1[edit]

  1. Depends. This time: skim.
  2. Just reading (downloading) files on account of proof-reading. I'm not uploading (using) WM so I didn't read.
  3. No comment (see: 2)
  • Well, "my contributions" = 0 (as spoken: zero). So, why am I welcomed???
  • I do understand, that a user needs an userpage for each and any wiki (languages, source, media) - but it is rather tiresome.

Txs anyway, greetings, --StaNi 1 (talk) 14:06, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

User:NiemehrzweiteLiga[edit]

  1. i did read this one, though i prefer personal over bot-generated
  2. yes and probably yes
  3. no
  • i have not edited in commons and i don´t plan to in the near future, still your bot welcomed me before my first edit, maybe you should wait with the welcome message until an account starts contributing. not that it would bother me, though. NiemehrzweiteLiga (talk) 08:41, 28 May 2010 (UTC)

User:Argenna[edit]

  1. (Yes, I read it)
  2. (Yes)
  3. (I don`t know , I am new)
  • (I hope I shall can manage)

Argenna (talk) 19:58, 6 June 2010 (UTC)

User:Savh[edit]

  1. Yes
  2. Very
  3. No

--Savh Any questions? 17:23, 8 June 2010 (UTC)

ESTERIOTIPOS EN LOS MEDIOS DE COMUNICACION.[edit]

Los esteripos son na forma de atraer ala gente de cualquier edad, presentando diferentes productos y con la frase"si tu compras, pones, si comes,lo usas este producto"es una de las frases mas utilizadas por los esteriotipos o tambien llamados comerciales o anuncios publicitarios es una de las mas famosas sormas de llamar la atencion y mas la de los adolecenes , ya que estan en una etapa de desarollo donde no se sinenten seguros y piensan que si no tienen lo que demas , y quieren ser mas guapos mas fuertes mas delgados y para la publicidad es muy facil poner a un atleta que se lleva 5hr en el gimnasio y diciendo que eso lo logro10min al dia, o en caso de las mujeres que para verse mas bonita se ponen maquillaje por que lo vieron que lo utilizada una cantante,entonces los esteriotipos son un tipo de trampa para todo tipo de gente y de cualquier gente,tenemos que raonar un poco mas y no llevar nos por las aparencias. JOSUEH

User:Sergey WereWolf[edit]

  1. Read.
  2. Certainly. Quite a useful guideline.
  3. Yes, add as much as you can, and highlight the information for the perfect newbies, for one might read the very bacics and eventually proceed to some difficult matters.

Sergey WereWolf (talk) 14:40, 24 June 2010 (UTC)

User:Mouagip[edit]

  1. First I ignored it. I have read it months after my registration now.
  2. Yes, it's useful. Didn't know the Common Sense Tool before.
  3. Hm, in my case it would have been useful to get to know where to find the category of graphics which have to be vectorized (or that there is one at all). But that's very special of course. I think the welcome message is ok like it is now. It shouldn't be too long.

--Mouagip (talk) 22:47, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

User:Aeno[edit]

  1. I skim over them, I only use them when I need help.
  2. Even though I can find most of the things on my own, it is useful as a backup/dashboard.
  3. Not that I can think of now.
  • It might be better to place the language section at the bottom of the template, or male it partly unfoldable. It takes quite some space right now.

Aeno (talk) 20:36, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

Suggestion[edit]

Colonelomnivision.jpg Instead of all those texts translated to hundreds of languages, let's put some buttons like this:

Welcome template.jpg

this means: tour, tutorial, FAQ, help desk, community, chat, talk to an online admin. better, and no need for translation. everyone understands it.

User:tacirci[edit]

  1. Thank you...tacirci 02 December 2010, 21:40

User:babumonsms thanks a bunch Babumonsms (talk) 19:19, 10 December 2010 (UTC)

User:Sidelines[edit]

  • 1.Thank you for your message, I read it.
  • 2.Very useful and I am very used to the Japanese-language Wikipedia.
  • 3.I tell this site to his friends.

Sidelines (talk) 4:30, 11 December 2010 (UTC)

User:Vikici[edit]

Message is useful but would be better if designed as a collapsable box. Vikici (talk) 12:48, 20 December 2010 (UTC)

User:Jh51681[edit]

  1. I read welcome messages. I found this one while looking under my Wikipedia gadget preferences and clicking on one of the links, which led me to Commons.
  2. The message was welcoming and helpful.
  3. Looks good!

--Jh51681 (talk) 10:40, 28 December 2010 (UTC)

User:Prany[edit]

  1. Thank You
  2. Can You Please tell me by email easily about uploading file such as
 video,image,audio etc.??

User:OlhiTK[edit]

1.Do you read welcome messages, skim over them or ignore them?
I like welcome messages, but not if I get it from Bots. It's not personal and kinda cold-hearted if a real person don't have the time to say hello :'-(
2.Did you find our welcome message useful? Did it tell you something you didn't know before but might need to know?
Yeah, it is useful. But I knew everything before :P
3.Is there other information which you think it is vital for new users to know, which our welcome message doesn't currently include.
Not really.

OlhiTK (talk) 17:08, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

User:Shane.Halloran[edit]

Hi, I've been making infrequent edits to Wikipedia using my account for several years. I think this message was unnecessary. Also, I think that my talk and userpage may have been deleted(!?) Shane.Halloran (talk) 17:04, 20 January 2011 (UTC)

USER:ty3718[edit]

  1. Thank you for the message! I read it.
  2. Yes, that was helpful.
  3. Good!

User:Der Typ ausm ruhrpott[edit]

  1. Thanks for the message.
  2. You helped me.
  3. Good!

Does anybody actually read this messages?[edit]

Well... while looking at this "feedback", I was wondering, wether anybody actually reads this... If not, couldn't we simply remove the option? abf «Cabale!» 20:32, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

Actually this page should be User_talk:Wikimedia_Commons_Welcome, IMO bots need a writable talk page for feedback. At the moment User_talk:Wikimedia_Commons_Welcome is a protected redirect to a protected dummy User:Wikimedia_Commons_Welcome page. The user page should state the bot owner if applicable — maybe "welcome" is a special case. In other words, please don't disable the feedback, just use the normal way to "talk" with bots. -Be..anyone (talk) 02:41, 19 March 2011 (UTC)

Bye

Special:MyUploads[edit]

Hi, good tips in the "welcome" box, thanks. I think you can replace the convoluted "gallery" link by Special:MyUploads now. If there is a good place to find essential templates like {{edit request}} add it, please. -Be..anyone (talk) 02:27, 19 March 2011 (UTC)

Parts of this feedback are addressed by Template_talk:Welcome#Edit_request_3. –Be..anyone (talk) 14:43, 1 August 2011 (UTC)

A F K When Needed[edit]

  1. Initially ignored, later skimmed over it. Needless to say I have taken the time to read it before posting here.
  2. No, no.
  3. No.

My talk page looks like a help page because some script threw up on it. This is not actually welcoming. ...why not just take the contents of the welcome message, make them a page in it's own right, then link to it in a nice message which is actually welcoming and friendly.

I thought it was called a "welcome" bot... I don't feel welcome; if I was not experienced at other wikis I would only feel intimidated. A F K When Needed (talk) 16:23, 19 March 2011 (UTC)

User:Martijn Hoekstra[edit]

  1. I briefly glanced at them
  2. Possibly
  3. No

What A F K said, link the thing. I particularly like the earlier idea of this bot welcoming other bots. The bots probably feel very welcome when they are welcomed by one of there own (this might also be the case for humans). Martijn Hoekstra (talk) 21:17, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

User:Comptrad[edit]

  1. I read the welcome messages
  2. Yes, but I would like to find easier to get organized on wikipedia.
  3. Yes: You should include some FUNNY readings about wikipedia humor and how beginners do often feel treated by experienced wikipedians who often prefer to put negative banners than to offer corrections or help

User:Oravla[edit]

  1. (answer)
  2. (answer)
  3. (answer)
  • (any other comments)

I'm Alvaro Oravla it's my reverse account, never used here, cf. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Oravla : 0 edit ; this account is not among all registered users who have made at least one edit, I don't understand why this account got the automated welcome msg. No big deal. Alvaro 17:07, 29 April 2011 (UTC) Wikipedia is stupid.

User:Boymunch[edit]

  • Can someone explain how to move a page?

Just go to Boymunch's talk.

User:John.St[edit]

  1. (I always read welcome messages, thus they must contains real info and never blah-blah or I shall stop reading them)
  2. (Some of the welcome message are useful, not all, thus it is important that each of them contains something useful or the readers are trained to not read them)
  3. (More info is needed, but I don't think the welcome is the proper place for it, the welcome msg. shall (and often do) contain links and a strong recommandation to read the contents of those)
  • ("Please sign your name on Talk pages by typing <four tildes>"

Why? If I am logged in, the system knows who I am.) John.St (talk) 15:11, 10 June 2011 (UTC)

User: CA.Cranston[edit]

  1. (I read the messages, especially as I am just starting out)
  2. (Yes, helpful, for the same reason as above)
  3. (If it's not already there, a link to templates and page set ups)

User:Crazymonkey1123[edit]

  1. Skimmed over it
  2. Gave me a few new tips I didn't know about before
  3. Not really
  • I didn't see a link to Special:Upload in the message. It should include a link to there.

Crazymonkey1123 (talk) 17:50, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

Feedback[edit]

Skal jeg skrive det på bokmål, eller hva? Vel! I thank you for the welcoming message. Even if it makes a lot to read, I really appreciate this message an admin or a robot (?) posts on the user's page. It's really useful. But my sisters say it looks like a check-up list for pilots, and they won't read it when they'll register... Perhaps is it what they'll do when the'll register? --Air Miss (talk) 13:04, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

Благодаря за съобщението "Добре дошъл". Thank you for the welcoming message. Merci pour le message de bienvenue.-Inot (talk) 09:36, 10 July 2011 (UTC)

User:Surajt88[edit]

  1. I just skimmed over them.
  2. As I dint know much about commons before, it was useful.
  3. It pretty much summarizes all a newbie needs to know.
  • Overall, useful.


  1. Do you read welcome messages, skim over them or ignore them?
  2. Did you find our welcome message useful? Did it tell you something you didn't know before but might need to know?
  3. Is there other information which you think it is vital for new users to know, which our welcome message doesn't currently include?


User:kajpru93[edit]

  1. yes , i read. but it should be more attractive.
  2. yup its usefull.
  • u should give more info.Thanks.

ForestSFM[edit]

  1. (Yes, I read them. With all of the Wiki jargon, I find it difficult to omprehend what it is trying to tell me)
  2. (Yes, I think I did fnd the message useful. I at least know that I am being seen.)
  3. (Too many of the instructions seem to presume the reader is a Wiki insider. Start all insturctions with an overview of all the steps in the process. For, example, many instructions for inserting a picture never mention you have to first upload the image to the Wiki Commons)
  • (Just reduce the Wiki jargon. )

</nowiki>

User:Ironholds[edit]

I've got a dozen damn edits on commons and 60k on en-wiki. I don't need "welcoming" to a project when I only turned up to do one thing. You might want to look at the Foundation study showing that newbies hate welcome templates rather than filling my inbox with dreck. Ironholds (talk) 19:44, 9 September 2011 (UTC)

Better start[edit]

The very first thing, on a separate line with plenty of space should to be explain what the heck just happened. I'm greeted with a wall of incomprehensible text, I'm not going to read it.--Werwrwer (talk) 19:49, 4 October 2011 (UTC)

User:AbhikDhar2009*[edit]

  1. Thanks to the whole wiki family for helping me and letting me do my job more efficiently.--Abhikdhar2009 (talk) 02:02, 8 October 2011 (UTC)

User:focus finder[edit]

  1. Thank you for the message! I read it.
  2. Yes, that was helpful.
  3. Good!

Focus finder (talk) 18:31, 10 October 2011 (UTC)

Uncategorised image[edit]

I realy do not understand where is the mistake. --Ambre Troizat (talk) 20:52, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

You're at Commons since . ;-) Please ask general questions at COM:HD. I have responded on your talk page. --Saibo (Δ) 18:09, 10 November 2011 (UTC)

User:M Z Wojalski[edit]

{{helpme|pl}}

Bardzo pieknie, widze, ze brak kategorii. Powinna być Kategoria:Łódź Tylko jak teraz uzupelnic ? Ponadto w tym nowym szablonie "komiksowym" umieszczania ilustracji w Commons nie ma (a przynajmniej ja nie widzialem) mozliwosci umieszczenia opisu ilustracji i kategorii. Pozdrawiam M Z Wojalski — Preceding unsigned comment added by M Z Wojalski (talk • contribs) 2011-11-10T15:07:03‎ (UTC)

Answered in Polish on the user's talkpage → User talk:M Z Wojalski. odder (talk) 18:29, 10 November 2011 (UTC)

User:RyanHoots[edit]

  1. I skimmed most of it, ignored some.
  2. The message was useful, I would've never known what a Babel Box is.
  3. I think it was a very nice message, if I need to I'll skim it again.

User:KnowLimits[edit]

  1. (When I discover them, I skim, read as time-at-moment allows. If I can (and seems relevant/helpful), I follow most relevant links, etc.)
  2. (Yes. Info about Babel. I set it up on both my pages.)
  3. (The Babel info would have been helpful to know when seeing "set up page." The mark-up instructions are not as intuitive as you may believe they are, at least not for a new user. I believe this is more of a barrier to contribution than you may estimate. e.g., I had to change this 3 times, to figure out how to get rid of the blue-box around this text.)
  • (Re BABEL: There's a category I would call 0.5 = Rudimentary reading comprehension, but may need to reply, at least partially, in another language. I believe it is commonly-known/agreed that we develop listening-comprehension more rapidly than develop ability to speak in a language. GENERAL: Advise what are best ways for someone to contribute who may have extensive knowledge about something, knowledge gained through personal experience or "self-taught", but not know Authoritative sources. Would best contribution be creation of stub on topic? What if article already exists, but content - or even organization or underlying assumptions - conflicts with person's experienced-knowledge? Need to know how/where to make general suggestions/comments that don't apply to "editing-Feedback link" at top of a specific page. Thank you for the welcome message and the information it contains.)

--KnowLimits (talk) 12:21, 12 December 2011 (UTC)

My comments immediately above were meant to be "new Topic"- not continuation of previous one. Would someone please fix it? (I may also try to post same message as "helpme" request on my page. --KnowLimits (talk) 12:30, 12 December 2011 (UTC)

User:himbear[edit]

  1. thanks for providing, I do read since I can
  2. is helpful, although I got my lessons in German already
  3. have to find out which ones were missing
  • on this page: There might be a button on top of page where you click to start editing on the bottom. And it would be nice to find this button on every discussion page.
  • major question: can I combine my user homepages into one single (I created an English and a German user home page but not another one in WP Commons)? and if yes: how? I would prefer to have only one single user page with its subpages for all Wikipedia projects under my German home page (or beaming/mirroring my German into all others). Definitely I will not create another homepage here under Wikipedia Commons. And not in the French Wikipedia. And not in the ... others.
  • How to cite a Wikipedia page from another Wikipedia project? How to cite a user page between the different WP projects?

--Himbear (talk) 14:28, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

User:Mejsnar ow[edit]

  1. Thx

--Mejsnar ow (talk) 15:15, 10 February 2012 (UTC)

User:Rickyrab[edit]

  1. Thanks, but I've been on Wikipedia for a number of years by now. Also, why was I addressed by the sender's name rather than the respondent's? :) Rickyrab (talk) 19:11, 24 February 2012 (UTC)

User:ReelAngelGirl[edit]

  1. Ignored most, skimmed some
  2. Not useful to me, Didn't tell me anything new beause I didn't plan on doing much besides uploading my own images
  3. No. It's very good for users who would be more invested

User:Soxxs[edit]

  1. I have used Wikipedia for many years and even argued for the acceptence as a reference in scientific articles. Still I did create pages for my own intresst, so I had not lookt at the ruels as I have now.
  2. The welcome might have seemed a bit at ease for me. Since being an academic I would not have been scared of with a slap on the fingers. (I guess that is this part, and if planned; well done.)
  3. Maybe press the fact harder that it's information for all not for one... I did not read the welcome enought to criticize it in anyway.
  • The articals i have comented on and the once I have created is mostly out of personal frustration, created by the lack of respect and recognition that I have forgoten the inportence of prof to my claims.

User:MarkBurberry32[edit]

  1. Completely ignored.
  2. Didn't bother with it.
  3. N/A
  • Wasn't actually intending to contrib here, might be nice to wait until someone edits before you welcome them.

User:Axel_Lucas[edit]

  1. I do read them, but quite shortly first and intensify that later.
  2. On second reading I fount that the entry about Babel contains a method to indicate my graphic abilities. I expect to find more in future.
  3. Not currently.
  • I started this section using the Add topic tab and then found that the Post like this: example at the beginning of the page suggests another section heading level.

User:Spiessens[edit]

  1. 3 licences added.
  • Thank you !

User:Spmoura[edit]

  1. Picture's licence added.
  • Do I need to re-upload the file?--Srgo Mr (talk) 22:43, 27 July 2012 (UTC)

Moodle23[edit]

  1. Yes, I did read it
  2. Yes, somehow interesting, but not specific enough for my actual needs
  3. I have tried to post specific questions how to correct errors while uploading photos of paintings of a 19th century painter. Will I get answers?

--Moodle23 (talk) 18:55, 27 August 2012 (UTC)

why one direction is in the wiki ?

User:DavidFarmbrough[edit]

  1. 1 (Yes, I read welcome messages)
  2. 2 (No, and no.)
  3. 3 (No - maybe a link to the tutorial pages is all that is necessary)
  • (Maybe welcome people when they first arrive, rather than five years later)

This idea is great![edit]

User:Astrofilosof[edit]

1.Yes. 2.Yes. 3.No.

Thanks for the nice, warm welcome.It is informativ and usefull to me. Of course, I did read it.I from Belorussia. But my work is moved away Russian by the administrators. As to me to enter with the contribution.18:46, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

PrntScrn:

View and edit watchlist | Edit raw watchlist) You have no items on your watchlist.) 21:31, 02 February 2013 (UTC)--astrofilosof 18:46, 2 February 2013 (UTC)--astrofilosof 18:50, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

User:AfadsBad[edit]

  1. I ignored this one. It is from a bot, and I had never edited Wikimedia Commons, so I thought it was in error.
  2. No. It is too busy, and see above.
  3. No. I will leave it up and see if it is useful, but being "welcomed" by a bot is spam. -AfadsBad (talk) 01:40, 19 August 2013 (UTC)

UserːRAL1981Adelaide[edit]

Hi if anyone is considering in changing there Username, how do that person go about it?

St Joseph?[edit]

@ Zinneke

Dat muss ech nokucken. Ech hat mëcht op d'Foto vun der Lëscht vun den nationale Monumenter an der Gemeng Lëtzebuerg verlooss (vun iech?)

https://lb.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%ABscht_vun_den_nationale_Monumenter_an_der_Gemeng_L%C3%ABtzebuerg

https://lb.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fichier:Rue_Sigefroi_3_Luxembourg_City_2011-08.jpg


User:Wikimedia Commons Welcome[edit]

Too technical and confusing for beginners.Мавка Лісова (talk) 11:03, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

I had uploaded a picture of arrowroot flower.itis the orijinal arrowroot flower.but it removed. The others in the name arrowroot flower is not arrowroot flower.they are of turmeric and kaattukoova.

Vasko Da Qama[edit]

Kolupun cografyi kesflerinden sonra Portuqaliya da servet toplamaq ucun yeni torpaqlar axtarisina basladi.Poruqallar Afrikanin cenubundan deniz yolu ile Hindistana catmaq plani hazirladilar.Bu meqsedle Portuqalliya krali 1497-ci ilde 4 gemi,170 neferlik heyetle Lissabondan Hindistana ekspedisya gonderdi.Ekspedisiyaya rehberliyi 28 yasli genc denizci MANUEL VASKO da QAMAYA tapsirdilar.Vasko da Qama Portuqalyada zadegan ailesinde anadan olmusdu.Yaxsi tehsil almis ve deniz doyuslerinde istirak etmis Vasko ozunu cesur denizci kimi gostermisdi.Qizil yuklenmis Portuqaliya gemisini fransizlarin esaretinden azad edenden sonra ise butun Portuqaliya onu tanidi.Ekspedisiya uzvleri dord ay uzdukden sonra Afrikanin cenub sahillerine cixdilar.Onlar umid burnundan Hind okeanina kecerek daha 3 ay Afrikanin serq sahilleri ile irellediler.

  Nehayet, 1498-ci il mayin 20-de Portuqaliya gemileri Hindistanin Kelkutte seherine yaxinlasib livber saldi.Hindistanla ticareti oz ellerinde saxlayan ereb tacirlerii avropalilarin bura gelisinden narahat odular.Muselman tacirleri  her yerde VASKA DA QAMANIN deniz qulduruna oxsadigini deyirler.Onun getirdiyi hediyyelere-parcalara,slyapalara,mercan muncuqlara lag edirdiler.Avropalilar getirdikleri mallari coxlu  edviyyata-darcin,mixek ve qara istiota deyisib telesik seheri terk etdiler.
   1499-cu ilin sentiyabrinda VASKA DA QAMA Portuqliyaya qayitdi.Ekspedisiya heyetinin yalniz ucde biri qayitmisdir.Amma qazanc cox idi.Portuqaliyalilar getirdikleri edviyyati sataraq ekspedisiyaya xerclediklerinden defelerle  cox qazanc goturduler.Belelikle,tapsiriq yerine yetirildi:Hindistana Afrikanin cenubundan su yolu tapildi.
  VASKO DA QAMA ikinci defe Hindistana 1502-ci ilde20 gemiden ibaret guclu donanma ile yollandi.Portuqallar odlu silahdan istifade ederek Afrikanin HIND OKEANI SAHILLERINI,Erebistan ve Hindistan yarimadalarini mustemlekeye cevirdiler.Onlar seherlerin ehalisini qirir,vehsicesine capib talayirdi.Kelkutte seherini top atesine tutaraq darmadagin etdiler.Edviyyati,qizili,gumusu,das-qasi silah gucune alib gemilere doldurdular.Belelikle,boyuk cografi kesfler mustemleke isgallarinin baslamasina zemin yaratdi.
  1524-cu ilde VASKO DA QAMA Hindistana viste-kral teyin olunsa da,olumu gelecek mustemleke planlarini heyata kecirmeye mane oldu.


User:Frans90245[edit]

I have been trying for hours to upload a picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BE_Vesting_Antwerpen.jpg

I have been trying to figure out what licence tag to add. In vain.

I’m giv!ng up.

My opininion on the subject of copyright licences: Wiki commons puts the responsability for possible infractions on copyright legislation with volunteers like me.

This is not fair.

I could give all possible information on a file I would like to upload; To put this information in the legally required format ( in wiki language a “tag” ) should not be left to me. I am not competent to do so.


Frans90245 (talk) 10:20, 24 November 2013 (UTC)

Saint Clare of Assisi.pdf reply[edit]

User:Ggiewz[edit]

  1. (this ebook can be freely used for educational purposes and reference.)
  2. (Not a copyright violation. :))


Jisstom123 (talk) 14:26, 25 November 2013 (UTC)

User: Katekoman, Tadeusz Czapczyński autograf.jpg & Tadeusz Czapczyński.jpg[edit]

Hello, Both of this pictures comes from my family archive. Tadeusz Czapczyński was my grandmother's grandfather so I took this photos from my grandmother. Please do not detele this files. Katekoman

Bud Uanna[edit]

I would appreciate any help you all can give me so I can participate. Thank you User:CIC777.

Answered on talk page. Yann (talk) 09:41, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

Yann editing old files out of Firry Floyd's Page[edit]

Thanks Much, Yann. There are probably a couple dozen more to edit out. Appreciate your work. Steve Nelson (Firry Floyd)

Hello Iam Thea Roelofs-kollenaar Iam a realisticpainter, for promotion I have the idea to do this under my maidenname KOLLENAAR, but I did this wrong on your site because , I sign my paintings with Thea Roelofs. And I want to chance my name form kollenaar to roelofs please tell me if this is pausible. Thank you so much, and can you do this for me ?Kind regards thea Roelofs — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.94.49.200 (talk • contribs)

admin turerlo[edit]

Dint know who his is but sty the f off traci k photos. Everything she has rights too if this turelo is not know to her editor block therm from harassing her page. Only suggest or ask — Preceding unsigned comment added by 108.248.18.37 (talk • contribs)

I don't see anything strange in your contributions, or better, I don't see anything at all. What did Túrelio do? Trijnsteltalk 16:56, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
He/She probably is or refers to User talk:Askshoop. --Túrelio (talk) 19:50, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

all these files uploaded by me are photographs of mine books[edit]

TODAY I HAVE UPLOADED PICTURES OF MINE BOOKS PLZ HELP ME TO CREATE A PAGE ON WIKIPADEA

Jesmion[edit]

It's a pleasure to intouch with you at this time, stating my pleasure towards the inclusion of my file's subcribed, among other files submitted one has been approved worthy of meeting-up the scanning strategies, i am Jesmion an Organizer of p2pu-religionedu, am a student with wikipedia school of open 'oer' among others, iam encouraging the aspirants to wikimedia to be couragious, wikimedia has no intention to block any on a mistake you might make, the ego is keep on trying, even if you made 100 times mistake, you could credit it at any time, but keep on trying, wikimedia can correct you on any mistake and teach you routes to perfection, am Jesmion Jesmion (talk) 07:38, 15 March 2014 (UTC)

Danke für die Hilfen! leonhard Endruschat

About the request of deleting my art work[edit]

File:Thewoman with flower.jpg The painting File:Thewoman with flower.jpg that you request for deletion has educational value because it is self created and is a creative work so I request to put it back in my gallery thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by Shakeh (talk • contribs)

@Shakeh: Please ask on COM:UDR. Thanks, Yann (talk) 17:54, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

User:Shiroikabe[edit]

日本語で。 今回初めて真面目に謝辞を書こうと思います。 今迄ありがとうございました。 私にはパーキンソン病という病気がある中で、実際に身体の動きがついていかないばかりでご迷惑をおかけしました。 病気の特徴などはご存知の通りかと考えております。 皆様と直接お会いできずにいたことも相互理解が困難な要因ではあろうと思います。 それでも紳士的し振る舞って下さった管理者様各位には感謝の念はたえません。 いくども表のページの英語版を参考させて頂きました。 一部管理者を名乗る方から幼稚園児扱いや、日本語の漢字を理解出来ないかのように罵るを受けたことが少なからずあり(日本語の管理者) 意地になってしまったのですが、wikipediaの信頼性は「所詮インターネットの情報なので信頼性はない」という現場につながる最大の要因で 管理者の質を上げてていただくことも重要かと存じます。

ありがとうございました。 --Shiroikabe (talk) 09:12, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Missing user page[edit]

I created my account, created my user page, uploaded files. Today as I try to access my user page I get a message that such page doesn't exist. Yet, my uploads are still here. My history is here as well. Help me understand. Plus, I asked for help to find a template on editing a decent-looking user page and so far I haven's had any. My user name is Ahmed Mateo.

organ/ orgue / orgel parchim[edit]

thanks for your assistance - the given link is my own work (parts of this parchim page are originally from me !!! - ... I dont know who is the person which took it)

I will in the near future make an article about a friend - a swiss writer (franz rueb) - and me - composer and journalist (johannes neumann) - perhaps you can help me a little after finition of the textes.

greetings johannes neumann - homepage www.tempelstein.de

07:35, 10 July 2014 (UTC)[edit]

Я был уже зареган просто новый аккаунт спасибо что приняли...я соблюдаю божьи законы...я рассказывал о карточках #Свободы но в кирове их нет...не дают людям кредиты хотя написано что кредит всем....хочу пообщаться с мудрейшими....с вами...

photo File:Abdel Malik Hsissane.jpg[edit]

hello,

you blocked me for a photo d'Abdel Malik Hsissane but i'am the autorisation by people haved take this photography. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Elovince30 (talk • contribs)

@Elovince30: You are not blocked, but this image was deleted as being a copyright violation. If you have a permission for this image, please send it following the procedure of COM:OTRS. You should also read COM:L before uploading any more work here. Regards, Yann (talk) 14:39, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

User:Ixocactus[edit]

  1. Sempre leio as mensagens de boas vindas. Ajudam muito.
  2. A mensagem foi útil. Sou novato e ela me ensinou a subir imagens.
  3. Não sei.
  4. Por favor, patrulhem minha última contribuição, o mapa dos botos amazônicos. Ele está ligado a muitas páginas. Mas traz a informação necessária para atualizar as páginas. Obrigado!Ixocactus (talk) 02:02, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan - Images Deletion‏[edit]

Dear Admin,

Hope you are fine and doing well.

I have uploaded some images in Wikimedia Commons for Wiki Loves Monument Pakistan contest but I forgot the point that photos need to be uploaded between September-01 to September-30 to make them available in contest so I request you to please remove my already uploaded photos so i can upload them again during September-01 to September-30. My photo link is as follow:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:ListFiles/Muh.Ashar

I have already sent an email on following email address:

contact@wikilovesmonuments.pk

And they guide me that i need to submit my deletion request directly to admin so the uploaded photos can be deleted so i can re-upload them. Thanks in advance.

Best Regards, Muhammad Ashar

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan - Images Deletion[edit]

Dear Admin,

Hope you are fine and doing well.

I have uploaded some images in Wikimedia Commons for Wiki Loves Monument Pakistan contest but I forgot the point that photos need to be uploaded between September-01 to September-30 to make them available in contest so I request you to please remove my already uploaded photos so i can upload them again during September-01 to September-30. My photo link is as follow:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:ListFiles/Muh.Ashar

I have already sent an email on following email address:

contact@wikilovesmonuments.pk

And they guide me that i need to submit my deletion request directly to admin so the uploaded photos can be deleted so i can re-upload them. Thanks in advance.

Best Regards, Muhammad Ashar

There is a probleme here[edit]

First of all, i cannot put the image with PD-self, because the image was created by my client, and he asked me to uploaded it to his wiki page. Ok, i made a mistake by not tagging it. This time, however i uploaded it again, using Threshold of Originality: For anything that does not fit in any of the above use

PD-icon.svg This file is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain, because it consists entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship.

. If there is a problem with this too, please don't delete the image, just let me modify it with PD-self, or explain to my client how he can upload it himself with a PD-self tag.

Thanks, Joseph-Alex

User:Foldgeo[edit]

Useful message, Thanks,--Foldgeo (talk) 21:52, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Мій заголовок завантаження "File:13.JPG" було заборонено.[edit]

Цей заголовок із чорного списку, що відповідає:

File:\P{L}*\.[^.]+ &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt; Наталі4ка (talk) 15:49, 17 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:250px-Shigar.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d+px-.* &lt;reupload|casesensitive|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-thumbnail&gt;

I could not under stand how i choose different title pl explaine Farhanuae22 (talk) 20:05, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:1_(109).jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\P{L}*\.[^.]+ &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt; Mala zalaimxor (talk) 12:36, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10525699_833959713282379_2533125620287438361_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Omar fnoon21 (talk) 09:49, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

כותרת ההעלאה שלי „File:D06DE7EB-2145-464A-BA58-DC72DC58C4F8.JPG” נאסרה.[edit]

זוהי הכותרת מהרשימה השחורה שהתאימה לזה:

File:([\dA-F]{8}-)?[\dA-F]{4}-[\dA-F]{4}-[\dA-F]{4}-?[\dA-F]{12}.*  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  # w:UUID (with some variations included) Nirn069 (talk) 18:50, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:IMG_3244.JPG" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:I?MG[P_]?[\d\s]+\.JPG  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  # Canon, Pentax Rogerspierre (talk) 19:40, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10614179_669576866483090_3968204859838606246_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Chutima (talk) 08:47, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10614179_669576866483090_3968204859838606246_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Chutima (talk) 08:53, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:545238_390595661032687_1177616175_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  M Siddique khan (talk) 22:26, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:Бердаўка.php?p=60985" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it: .*[?&amp;]+[^=]+=[^&amp;]+.* Чаховіч Уладзіслаў (talk) 07:27, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

discusiones abiertas[edit]

He recibido correos de discusiones abiertas sobre las fotos publicadas:

   File:TAXI CHOLOS.jpg
   File:CONSTRUCCIONES MODERNAS.jpg
   File:TECHOS DE CALAMINA.jpg
   File:TODOS LOS SANTOS.jpg
   File:HORNO DE PAN PUNTA.jpg
   File:CHACCHANDO COCA.jpg
   File:PANADERIA PAN PUNTA.jpg
   File:CHOZAS DESTRUIDAS EN PAUCARTAMBO.jpg

Todas las fotos son propias, tomadas durante mi estancias y visitas al Distrito de Paucartambo. Lugar donde viví mi niñez y adolescencia, y a donde retorno cada vez que visito Perú, porque es la tierra de mis padres.

File:Leoncio Lugo y el APRA.jpg
Esta foto también es propia familiar, fue tomada de un folio del archivo de documentos de nuestro abuelo.

File:Valle de Palcazú.jpg
Esta foto del Valle del Palcazú la tomé durante mi estancia como Jefe del Departamento de Comunicaciones del Proyecto de Desarrollo Rural Palcazú, en la cual me encargaba precísamente de elaborar material periodístico e informativo, como lo publico en mi libro: Amores Ashaninkas, ver: http://www.lulu.com/us/es/shop/jorge-carri%C3%B3n-rubio/amores-ash%C3%A1ninkas/paperback/product-21317928.html

Atte., Jorge Carrión Rubio

PD. Espero no observar este tipo de discusiones absurdas ante trabajos propios que lo único que buscan es contribuir con la cultura y conocimiento del Perú. Si aún así proceden a borrarlos, lástima por la educación de nuestras actuales y futuras generaciones.

Mae'r teitl "File:IMG_5088.JPG" ar fy uwchlwythiad wedi ei wahardd.[edit]

Dyma'r eitem gyfatebol ar restr ddu y teitlau:

File:I?MG[P_]?[\d\s]+\.JPG  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  # Canon, Pentax

At times, after filling the form, page won't save. Other times, the option to copy to the other images doesn't appear. Uploaded 4 times; no luck. Llywelyn2000 (talk) 09:42, 25 September 2014 (UTC)

Tried one of the batch as an individual item, and it uploaded with no problems. Must be the Wizard! Llywelyn2000 (talk) 10:14, 25 September 2014 (UTC)
Tried 5th time; no option to copy, as seen in this screenshot. Llywelyn2000 (talk) 10:36, 25 September 2014 (UTC)

Upload Wizard not allowing 'Copy to other images'.PNG

Works now; but heart's broken. Llywelyn2000 (talk) 16:25, 25 September 2014 (UTC)
@Llywelyn2000: Please use meaningful names. Regards, Yann (talk) 06:24, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:123.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\P{L}*\.[^.]+ &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt; Emrullah343434 (talk) 19:00, 25 September 2014 (UTC)
@Emrullah343434: Hi,
Please use meaningful names. Regards, Yann (talk) 05:38, 26 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:Photo0493_01.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:(Untitled|No[-_]?name|Unbenannt|Picture|Pict?|Image[mn]?|Img|Immagine|Photo|Foto|Bild|Scan|Panorama|Sin_título)\P{L}*\.\w+ &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt; Gayatri Chakma (talk) 19:40, 26 September 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:Photo0493_02.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:(Untitled|No[-_]?name|Unbenannt|Picture|Pict?|Image[mn]?|Img|Immagine|Photo|Foto|Bild|Scan|Panorama|Sin_título)\P{L}*\.\w+ &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt; Gayatri Chakma (talk) 19:41, 26 September 2014 (UTC)
@Gayatri Chakma: Hi,
Please use a meaningful name. Regards, Yann (talk) 20:12, 26 September 2014 (UTC)

Welcome message and Media Viewer[edit]

Hi, the welcome message gives some hints when a new user makes mistakes on how to e.g. nominate a file for deletion (Made a mistake?). The problem now is that the Media Viewer will not directly allow to edit a media description and additionally will not help the user to find the edit button (see my remark on the other side). Any idea on how to improve the welcome box to give a reasonable guideline on how to speedy, DR or overwrite an erroneously uploaded file? After all the Media Viewer is the first view a new user will get presented. --Herzi Pinki (talk) 11:34, 27 September 2014 (UTC)

"Willst du eine Datei umbenennen oder sie verschieben? Markiere sie einfach mit {{rename|Neuername.Dateiendung|Grund für die Umbenennung}} und ein dazu berechtigter Benutzer wird sie verschieben!"

Wow, thank you ... danke schön für den Tip, werde ich demnächst durchführen ... vielen Vielen Dank! Akash chetan (talk) 04:32, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

danke für die Übersetzung des Tipps in der Willkommensseite, leider beantwortet er meine Anfrage nicht.
As an answer I expect a change in the welcome message taking into account that the Media Viewer could be enabled, or even better, different (dynamic) content depending on whether the MediaViewer is enabled or not. --Herzi Pinki (talk) 10:27, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10570508_1653889004836609_2600953326190652907_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Sofianhadisaputra (talk) 06:07, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10570370_1660991414126368_7595351896338588131_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Sofianhadisaputra (talk) 06:07, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10547450_1647257628833080_1540649748178651537_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Sofianhadisaputra (talk) 06:08, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10525360_1647437098815133_2893886429700816703_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Sofianhadisaputra (talk) 06:08, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10524351_1657100701182106_172618344062767466_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Sofianhadisaputra (talk) 06:08, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

My upload title, "File:10670006_1688691884689654_7813504513430977970_n.jpg" was prohibited.[edit]

This is the title blacklist entry that matched it:

File:\d{4,}(_\d{6,}){2,}_(A|B|N|O|S)(?:_\(\d\))?\.\w+  &lt;reupload|errmsg=titleblacklist-custom-filename&gt;  #Facebook  Sofianhadisaputra (talk) 06:08, 2 October 2014 (UTC)
@Sofianhadisaputra: Hi,
This looks like a file copied from Facebook. Anyway, you have to use meaningful names. Regards, Yann (talk) 06:22, 2 October 2014 (UTC)