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Thank you for participating[edit]

Purple flowers on Capitol Hill.jpg Thanks for taking part in my RFA. It passed 29-5-0, and I appreciate and will take to heart all of the feedback, and do my absolute best to better Commons with the trust placed in me by the community as a whole. rootology (T) 17:15, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

Commons:Administrators/Requests and votes/Rogerd[edit]

Hi Roger, I closed your RfA as unsuccessful. Please take on board the advice given and try again when you feel ready. Thanks for your contributions. —Giggy 07:20, 2 August 2008 (UTC)

Love statue[edit]

One of the pics of the Love statue appears to be in Taiwan, which has FOP, so I removed the deletion request for that reason. The other one I removed the speedy deletion tag and asked for deletion instead so that people can vote on it before it is deleted. I think there's a valid reason it may not be a derivative work...it's not creative enough to qualify as it is just the word love written out. Well it may pass on those grounds. We'll see. -Nard the Bard 00:39, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

The Love statue is a famous work of art, and while I personally agree with you about its lack of creativity, I think it is recognized by the contemporary art world as an important work. A US postage stamp was at one time issued with an image of this sculpture. --rogerd (talk) 00:47, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

Please[edit]

do not redirect between namespaces. Thanks, abf /talk to me/ 15:05, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

The article is not needed. It is just a gallery of images that is better covered by the category --rogerd (talk) 15:08, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Image:Shoshana Johnson.hug after landing in Kuwait City.jpg[edit]

Please provide more detailed source information than just "US Army". Image sources need to be verifiable by others, to confirm the copyright and other info. If this came from a website, give the URL. If from print or other media, give a citation. --dave pape (talk) 03:06, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

I transwikied it from en. I provided that same information that was there. --rogerd (talk) 03:07, 12 September 2008 (UTC)
I see. Well, that would be why it's good to use CommonsHelper, to know who's the original uploader to bug about the problem. --dave pape (talk) 02:39, 13 September 2008 (UTC)


Image:Tu95ms001.jpg[edit]

Image deletion warning Image:Tu95ms001.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this image, please note that the fact that it has 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 it, 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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russavia (talk) 04:32, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

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Lupo 08:17, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

TUSC token c71ffc580d1c34e1c96deaef1ea41ab1[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Image date[edit]

I have no idea when the image was taken. Perhaps some news article can be found tracing which she performed at that location. Many of the images I uploaded from that author had images from the '70s and '80s with no date. --Nehrams2020 (talk) 20:08, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Rogerd!

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:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

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 00:31, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Categorisation[edit]

Hi Rogerd, you don't have to add Category:Astronauts from the United States here, see COM:OVERCAT. --myself488 (talk) 19:48, 31 October 2009 (UTC)


File source is not properly indicated: File:USSMillerFF1091.jpg[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 19:03, 30 March 2010 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:BockscarAndFatmanDisplay.jpg[edit]

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Saibo (Δ) 20:53, 7 December 2010 (UTC)

The image is my own, and is marked as much. It clearly says that I am the copyright holder and that I released it to CC. Your template suggests that I add the {{own}} template, yet in 2006, when I added this image, that template didn't exist. I feel that I added all of the necessary documentation to add my own work to commons as it applied in 2006, and don't feel that I should have to go back and add further information to all my old submissions as the rules change. --rogerd (talk) 21:10, 7 December 2010 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Mcsally 1 250.jpg[edit]

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Hekerui (talk) 08:28, 13 June 2012 (UTC)