User talk:Atomicsteve

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Image Tagging Image:AmericasBestComics0101.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for comics[edit]

Atomic War is a real "blast from the past", and Slave Girl was kind of cute. Any plans to scan the second issue of Slave Girl (so we won't be left in suspense SFriendly.gif)? -- AnonMoos 11:10, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

And thanks for the useful advice on how to attract babes - Image:PunchandJudyV3-0152.jpg ... AnonMoos 22:56, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

I'll scan the next issue of Slave Girl Comics as soon as I can find one, they're pretty expensive. As far as the rest of the comics go, get ready for plenty more weirdness as I keep 'em coming- Plus I'm hoping others will get in on the act.Atomicsteve 01:39, 10 March 2008 (UTC)

Editing license to correspond to new version of image[edit]

The stuff that you put into the upload form box is only added to the image description page the first time you upload an image. If you upload a new image version (with the same name as an existing image on Wikimedia Commons), then the contents of the box are not added to the image description page. So you uploaded a version of Image:PunchandJudyV3-0101.jpg obtained from the GCD site on "00:01, 4 March 2008", then you uploaded a new version apparently scanned by yourself on "20:56, 8 March 2008", but the {{PD-US-no-renewal}} {{Self|GFDL|cc-by-sa-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0}} info won't be added to the page unless you explicitly edit it to put it there... AnonMoos 22:17, 10 March 2008 (UTC)


Please tag your images[edit]

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Thank you. Platonides 21:59, 16 March 2008 (UTC)


Thanks for uploading so many nifty images! Please link or categorize them.[edit]

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Hello Atomicsteve!

Thank you for providing images to the Wikimedia Commons. Some good stuff you've found and uploaded!

Please keep in mind that images uploaded to the Commons should be useful to all users of Wikimedia projects. This is possible only if the images can be found by other people.

To allow others to find the images you uploaded here, the images should be in some place that can be found by navigating the category structure. This means that you should put the images into appropriate topic pages, categories, optionally galleries, or both of them (see Commons:Categories). To find good categories for your images, the CommonSense tool may help.

You can find a convenient overview of your uploaded files in this gallery.

The important point is that the images should be placed in the general structure somewhere. There are a large number of completely unsorted images on the Commons right now. If you would like to help to place some of those images where they can be found, please do!

Note I've started Category:Comics by year with subcategories which can be useful. Please feel free to create more similar categories as appropriate.

Thank you, and if I can be of assistance, feel free to ask. Cheers, -- Infrogmation 23:22, 7 May 2008 (UTC)

Atomic War #4[edit]

Missing pages 17, 18, 19, 20 - Please notify me on Wikipedia (link via my commons talk). Thanks, Leonard G. (talk) 04:38, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Favorite Four scans[edit]

Should you wish to scan at least one of the early (WW II - preferably one of the post Pearl Harbor, mid, and late war) and post-war "archie style" favorite four comics I will index them. Thanks for your efforts - Leonard G. (talk) 02:25, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Atomicsteve!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

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2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

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 07:39, 7 September 2009 (UTC)