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Nice pictures[edit]

Hi, Bonjour, Nice pictures of plants. If I may make a suggestion, maybe you could write the binomial names in italic and with a link, for instance Arum maculatum instead of Arum maculatum ? Yours, Frédéric (talk) 12:27, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

Hi! Sorry for my bad English. Above your proposal - it will be perfect. But, How I make it in Commonist? Need your help.--Dim Grits (talk) 12:39, 22 January 2009 (UTC)
Hi. Well, I do not use Commonist, so I can not really help you. I can just say that ''[[Arum maculatum]]'' makes italic and creates link. Maybe you can try to use this in the description. Yours, Frédéric (talk) 13:35, 29 January 2009 (UTC)

Рослини[edit]

Привіт, український колего! Я сьогодні ненароком натрапив на твій внесок тут. Звісно, дякую, що ти завантажуєш багато корисних зображень, але є один недолік: майже всі вони вже є (деякі по чотири роки), але під іншими назвами. Будь ласка, будь уважніше. Дякую — NickK (talk) 20:16, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Тому і завантажую бо немає цієй класичної праці в повному обсязі. Один завантажив пару орхідей інший ще щось. Загалом налічив не більше 80 дублів з 570. Тому завантажив усі аркуші гербарію й зробив єдину всеохоплюючу категоризацію. Сподіваюсь що нічого не загубив.--Dim Grits (talk) 21:35, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

File:Large dust storm in parts of eastern Washington on October 4, 2009.jpg[edit]

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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Akureyri 016.JPG[edit]

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Vandalism is not appreciated[edit]

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Why so serious? It's funny!--Dim Grits (talk) 17:45, 2 March 2014 (UTC)
The vandalism1 template is a bit harsher on Commons than it is on English Wikipedia. Magog the Ogre (talk) (contribs) 18:10, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

Category:Georgian territories under occupation by Russia[edit]

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