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Category:Sanchi[edit]

salut Chaoborus,

well it's very simple, Sanchi is only a village and not World Heritage, while the Buddhist monuments at that village are World Heritage. It's like "Versailles" and the palace there. Gryffindor (talk) 10:35, 13 June 2008 (UTC)

"Fossil" categories[edit]

While extinct taxa are usually only found as fossil specimens, this does not mean that all the media collected in Wikicommons about those taxa are images of fossils. Many taxa such as those in category:Dinosauria are represented by illustrations and models, not by actual specimens. Thus the fossil specimens are subcategorized for easy location in the main Category:Fossils. Please do not arbitrarily blank these cats!--Kevmin (talk) 04:19, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Chaoborus!

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 05:43, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

How friendly - I guess you know that pictures from the party to celebrate his 100th birthday don't belong in his category. Fine. Or pictures from the churches he created. Some might say the church should be in the category of Ochoffa, but I'm happy to go with your view Victuallers (talk) 22:07, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Type 62[edit]

Hello.

It's very easy to confuse Type 62 and Type 59 since the former is pretty much just a scaled down version of the latter. There are however some details that can help identify these vehicles. Here are the three most important ones: 1. The fume extractor, both Type 59 and Type 62 have a fume extractor at the tip of the barrel but the Type 62 one is more complex. Also it's positioned further away from the muzzle. 2. The roadwheels or rather their shape. When compared to the Type 59 ones they look drastically different. 3. A rather thin track. This can only be seen when viewing the vehicle from the front.

It's interesting that this should be labeled as T 58. My guess is they wanted to label it T 59 but someone confused the numbers. There actually was a Chinese medium tank known as Type 58. It was a copy of the Soviet T-34-85. Not many people know about it mostly because only a small number was produced before it was replaced on the production lines by the more advanced Type 59.

Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 16:43, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

Mandenmaker[edit]

Ce lien source conviendrait-il mieux? cette image est sans doute dans le domaine public? (public domain) http://home.hccnet.nl/m.bergwerff/en_verder/history/h8/body_h8.htm --92.102.152.153 08:27, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

M1938 and M-30[edit]

Hello.

Sorry for a rather late reply. Anyway from what I know M1938 and M-30 are both one and the same field gun.

Regards. - SuperTank17 (talk) 23:12, 10 September 2010 (UTC)

File:VoputeJSP-2.jpg[edit]

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Version redressée de File:VouteJSP-4.jpg[edit]

Bonjour Chaoborus, J'ai fait une version légèrement "redressée" de ta photo VouteJSP-4.jpg. Techniquement le plus simple pour moi serait de la remonter comme nouvelle version de ton fichier, mais voilà, c'est ton fichier alors je l'ai mise  : peux-tu la regarder et me dire ce que tu en penses ?

Fanfwah (talk) 00:46, 18 February 2011 (UTC)

Removing descriptions[edit]

Dear Chaoborus, please don't remove descriptions. If you think it's too crowded, just update it. Multichill (talk) 10:10, 12 June 2011 (UTC)

{{multilingual description}}

File:LocationAndamanSea.png[edit]

Hi. Could you please explain your reversion to the above-linked image? The November 2011 change was based on en:Talk:Andaman Sea#Image incorrect, and is supported by sources in the article.[1] --Paul_012 (talk) 12:53, 2 July 2012 (UTC)


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Flickrworker (talk) 16:12, 16 August 2013 (UTC)

Editor @ ar.wiki[edit]

Hello. I would like to inform you that I have granted you editor flag at the Arabic Wikipedia, all your edits there will be automatically marked as patrolled. Best regards.--Avocato (talk) 07:00, 6 December 2013 (UTC)

Thanks Smile --Chaoborus (talk) 21:40, 6 December 2013 (UTC)

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Picture of the Year 2013 Results Announcement[edit]

Picture of the Year 2013 Results[edit]

The 2013 Picture of the Year. View all results »

Dear Chaoborus,

The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

  • In the first round, 2852 people voted for all 962 files
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We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful images and sharing them as freely licensed content:

  1. 157 people voted for the winner, an image of a lightbulb with the tungsten filament smoking and burning.
  2. In second place, 155 people voted for an image of "Sviati Hory" (Holy Mountains) National Park in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.
  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

Click here to view the top images »

We also sincerely thank to all 4070 voters for participating and we hope you will return for next year's contest in early 2015. We invite you to continue to participate in the Commons community by sharing your work.

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