User talk:BrokenSegue

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Boats in Aguiño, Ribeira, Galicia, Spain  

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Category:User[edit]

Hi, please have a look to Category:User to see why I have reverted your changes in the en subcategories. Regards --:Bdk: 04:32, 21 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Admin[edit]

You are now an admin here on Commons. Congratulation! villy 06:20, 8 Apr 2005 (UTC)

A great present for the end of my vacation. Thanks! BrokenSegue 17:05, 9 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Beginners mistake[edit]

I red that you are an administrator, and I wonder if you could delete the image “Image:Södertälje logotyp.jpg”. The image qualifies as fair use, and I was unaware that commons didn’t accept material under that licensing. //Laserpekare 12:54, 22 May 2005 (UTC)

del pic[edit]

hi, can please del this pic, i'd like to put a new one which isn't copyrighted. Matanya 27 June 2005 18:09 (UTC)

done BrokenSegue 27 June 2005 18:11 (UTC)
thanks, but i can't upload it because i'm getting logged off the whole time, what can i do? 209.88.190.131 27 June 2005 18:16 (UTC) (i asume it won't work)
That one I can't help you with. Perhaps it's your browser? I'm not getting logged off. If the image is somewhere online I could upload it for you. Or if you can log onto another wiki and uplaod it there (wikibooks or some free image server) I could move. I'd ask on COM:VP for help to fix the bug. BrokenSegue 27 June 2005 18:18 (UTC)
maybe, the image is here, i'll try login later. thank you.
I moved that image over. BrokenSegue 27 June 2005 18:28 (UTC)

Zappa[edit]

Thanks for the heads up on fair use. Tell me this then. How do I link an image from wikipedia to wikiquote? Sveden 18:24, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

    • Nope not allowed on wikiquote either. Plus they are thinking of getting rid of the upload image feature all-together. Sveden 14:44, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Category:White Mountain art[edit]

Thanks. How does this category get listed under By type: Paintings? Also, how do I find the major categories? JohnJHenderson 23:49, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

I'm still confused. How do I, myself, add catagories and sub-catagories? There seem to be no "edit" on the category pages.

Also, I'm now checking for message at two sites, wikipedia and wikimedia. Actually, I'm pretty lost most of the time. Is it me? JohnJHenderson 03:11, 14 December 2005 (UTC)

Thanks for continuing to steer me in the right direction. Is there a standard format for describing paintings? See how I did it on Image:SGerry, Mount Washington (JJH-SLG100).jpg. JohnJHenderson 15:02, 14 December 2005 (UTC)

Commons-l subscription[edit]

Hello BrokenSegue,

as per Commons talk:Administrators, I am asking all admins to subscribe to commons-l, a mailing list for Wikimedia Commons policy and project discussion. Since many admins are only on Commons infrequently, this is a good way to alert people about important happenings. The mailing list is nominally multilingual, but predominantly English.

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Image:SPolgar Signature.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

Image:SPolgar Signature.jpg[edit]

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Admin news[edit]

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Admin news[edit]

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Image Tagging Image:Staunton_chess_set.jpg[edit]

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Image Tagging Image:George-Washington-frame.jpg[edit]

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Please help replace this outdated license[edit]

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The images we would like you to check are:

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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, BrokenSegue!

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

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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.

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File source is not properly indicated: File:George_Washington_(2).jpg[edit]

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howcheng {chat} 17:49, 24 September 2010 (UTC)