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Dear Ohconfucius, I can't imagine even your dubiousness can be so authoritative so that the picture is deleted as promptly as possible. Tell me, which book is this Lowcock pic from? Please do give us some evidence instead of your perceptive conjecture. I am no good Wiki user like you, but please don't be too dominating. -Anonymous.

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File:Woman in orgasm.jpg[edit]

Could you give some more information on File:Woman in orgasm.jpg, especially regarding the consent of the image subject to have the image licensed under a CC license? "Own work" is not really enough when it comes to sexually explicit images of clearly identifiable people. --Conti| 19:44, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

  • I deliberately chose that image because I did not feel she was "clearly identifiable". Maybe our definitions differ. I'm not sure that I can disclose any more; nor that the 'model' would want to be identified in any way. Just as a side note, I see that it's been quite a popular choice across all language 'pedias, but delete it if you feel that existing permissions are insufficient. --Ohconfucius (talk) 02:59, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Woman in orgasm.jpg[edit]

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Conti| 11:51, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Queen's Theatre 1941.jpg[edit]

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Betty Logan (talk) 08:38, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Voa chinese bo xilai 13Feb12 portrait.jpg[edit]

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Wylve (talk) 07:20, 22 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Queen's Theatre 1941.jpg[edit]

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Betty Logan (talk) 22:06, 28 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Nullah street MK.jpg[edit]

Hello. Is the file name ok or should it be "Nullah Road HK" ? Hindustanilanguage (talk) 05:20, 14 April 2013 (UTC).

  • you're right, but I'm not hugely bothered. However, you can move it for me if you like. --Ohconfucius (talk) 14:14, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

"increasing signs"[edit]

Re "increasing signs of pre-emptive removal of media that could be perceived as self-censorship" - rather than just walking off, how about documenting and explaining? Thanks. Rd232 (talk) 08:47, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

It is indeed a good idea to spill the beans about the increasing signs of pre-emptive removal of media that could be perceived as self-censorship which you've experienced during your turbulent sojourn on Commons. Please feel free to post a message in this context on my talk page. I'm just another user like you.Hindustanilanguage (talk) 16:39, 16 April 2013 (UTC).

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Affected:

And also:

Yours sincerely, russavia (talk) 05:02, 19 April 2013 (UTC)

Your comment at the de-bureaucrat discussion[edit]

Hi Ohconfucius, your comment at the de-bureaucrat discussion appears to be incivil, in particular the last sentence. You are very much welcome to give your vote and opinion to such cases but please do it in a civil and mellow way. If you want to express that you want to see someone being excluded from this project, just say so. Regards, AFBorchert (talk) 10:07, 13 August 2013 (UTC)

  • You could have just removed the offending phrase, instead of the whole *^^%#ing text. --Ohconfucius (talk) 14:46, 13 August 2013 (UTC)
Hi Ohconfucius, I did not remove it, another admin did. I just endorsed the removal when another editor chose to quote from the redacted text. And it is, if I may add this, always a problem to redact such a comment. If just a part is removed, we have a shortened comment and a signature that no longer match. Hence, I understand that the redacting admin felt more comfortable with removing the entire statement, leaving just the vote and its summary in bold. You are then always free to reformulate your statement in a way that avoids the offensive part as you did now. Regards, AFBorchert (talk) 14:58, 13 August 2013 (UTC)
  • Thanks for the explanation. I don't necessarily agree with you, in several senses. Whilst I tried to be as specific as possible and address the situation, I did not feel I had issued a personal attack. As it was the last part you found offensive, I still feel you could have removed it. My reinstatement was along those lines and, yes, it's not as good or powerful as the original, but hey, it'll do. Again, I see no problem with someone quoting me, as it wasn't a defamation or a personal attack. In any event, the person quoting seemed to have analysed just how it wasn't a personal attack. You guys are probably over-sensitive by how "overblown" this has gotten, but you weren't sensitive enough to predict that Commons would have been exploited by a 'crat as a vehicle to perpetuate a dispute with the founder. --Ohconfucius (talk) 05:48, 15 August 2013 (UTC)

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Affected:


Yours sincerely, Stefan4 (talk) 12:43, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

File:Joy mathew 2014-04-01 07-59.png[edit]

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