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Welcome to the Commons, Rodw!
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Image:Diamantinaradioroom.JPG[edit]

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Hello Rodw!

Thank you for providing images to the Wikimedia Commons. Please keep in mind that images uploaded to the Commons should be useful to all users of Wikimedia projects. This is possible only if the images can be found by other people.

To allow others to find the images you uploaded here, the images should be in some place that can be found by navigating the category structure. This means that you should put the images into appropriate topic pages, categories, optionally galleries, or both of them (see Commons:Categories). To find good categories for your images, the CommonSense tool may help.

You can find a convenient overview of your uploaded files in this gallery.

The important point is that the images should be placed in the general structure somewhere. There are a large number of completely unsorted images on the Commons right now. If you would like to help to place some of those images where they can be found, please do!

Thank you. 85.182.126.61 12:18, 10 March 2008 (UTC)

Hey![edit]

Nice contributions to the Devon category - thanks & regards --Herby talk thyme 15:03, 10 March 2008 (UTC)


Banksy graffiti[edit]

Image deletion warning Banksy graffiti have been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether they should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at their entry.

If you created these images, please note that the fact that they have been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with them, such as a copyright issue.
In all cases, please do not take the deletion request personally. It is never intended as such. Thank you!


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-mattbuck (Talk) 21:20, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Rodw!

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 06:34, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

File:North Petherton junior school.jpg[edit]

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful information about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

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Additions to Category:Kennet and Avon canal[edit]

Hi, I see you are adding images like Wire Bridge and Lock, Kennet and Avon Canal - geograph.org.uk - 406494.jpg to Category:Kennet and Avon canal. In many cases the existing Category:Wire Lock is already a child of Category:Canal Locks on the Kennet and Avon canal which is then a child of Category:Kennet and Avon canal. Did you intend the image to be in both the child and parent / parent category? Scillystuff (talk) 15:31, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for the response, I didn't want to start undoing part of your work and cause an argument if you were intentionally adding them to the K&A parent. The deluge of Geograph images has swamped the existing category system and it's going to take a while to sort it out. There are 10,000 alone from Dr Neil Clifton. Scillystuff (talk) 16:28, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

Message tied up in Ribbon.jpg Hello, Rodw. You have new messages at Stefan4's talk page.
You may remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

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Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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Affected:

And also:

Tyntesfield[edit]

Hi Rod. Some superb pictures, especially the one of the staircase. I trust you did not ask them. When I did I was told they had a "strict policy" of allowing pictures only for private use. Else one had to request from their authorised picture library. I don't suppose they ever actually take any legal action, although they also told me they were involved in a "long running dispute" with Wikipedia. But, in my opinion, they are very useful additions to that article. Maybe I should upload mine. Yours, jealously, Martinevans123 (talk) 22:16, 1 May 2013 (UTC)

WLM organization in the UK[edit]

Thanks for indicating your interest in this. I'd like to get some proper teams in place now, so we can decide who will be doing what, and I wonder if you could go to Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 in the United Kingdom/People and move your signature to the correct heading? Many thanks, --MichaelMaggs (talk) 14:57, 20 May 2013 (UTC)


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Thank you for participating in Wiki Loves Monuments 2013! Please help with this survey.

Dear Rodw,
Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013, and for sharing your pictures with the whole world! We would like to ask again a few minutes of your time.

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Thank you for taking part in the Wiki Loves Monuments participants' survey!

Dear Rodw,

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In case you haven't filled in the questionnaire yet, you can still do so during the next 7 days.

And by the way: the winning pictures of this year's international contest have been announced. Enjoy!

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