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Hi Bob, thanks for the complement! It's greatly appreachiated. Steveoc 86 (talk) 13:11, 27 May 2009 (UTC)


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FunkMonk (talk) 11:15, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

Hi Bob. I'll close the deletion request, but I think it would be best if you forwarded the e-mail you received to COM:OTRS, to make sure no one will bother you about this in the future. Jastrow (Λέγετε) 16:19, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
You just forward the permission to permissions-commons AT wikimedia.org, mentioning the pictures you're talking about. The volunteers will archive the permission and send you back an OTRS ticket number. Just contact me and I'll add it to the description of the picture. This way, the permission will be stored securely and no one will be able to contest it. Jastrow (Λέγετε) 18:17, 18 June 2009 (UTC)
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  • cool. When you do it, pls notify me - I'm also OTRS operator. Pls remember that the permission has to be given for the certain license. Masur (talk) 17:35, 24 August 2009 (UTC)
    • done. thx for you cooperation. Masur (talk) 18:44, 24 August 2009 (UTC)
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See my answer here. –Tryphon 07:54, 11 December 2009 (UTC)
Yes check.svg ResolvedMy mistake, thanks for catching it. Bob the Wikipedian (talk) 04:20, 12 December 2009 (UTC)

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Pieter Kuiper (talk) 17:47, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Resolved

Thanks for catching the mistake! Bob the Wikipedian (talk) 18:32, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

File:Pterosaur_skulls.jpg[edit]

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Pieter Kuiper (talk) 19:25, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Resolved

Again, thanks! Bob the Wikipedian (talk) 18:32, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Yes check.svg ResolvedThanks! Bob the Wikipedian (talk) 19:31, 8 August 2010 (UTC)

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VernoWhitney (talk) 12:51, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

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Stefan4 (talk) 23:19, 10 July 2012 (UTC)

Anoura geoffroyi[edit]

Did you notice that your photo with Anoura geoffroyi was used for a postal stamp from Guyana in 2005?


National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is not online any longer. Do you know the person who has taken the picture with Anoura, please?