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Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement[edit]

Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open![edit]

2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

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Bank of British North America[edit]

Hi! I see your recent undo-ing of my edits (BBNA building 1845 and BBNA building 1875), and I'm not disputing your edits, just have some thoughts on the subject:

My thinking was that there was other Banks of BNA (e.g. in St. John's, NL), and wanted to differentiate. Your argument of other-BBNAs with the same completion year is valid, but probably not widely known. It's made more valid because there seems to be very few BBNA banks that were built before merging with BMO. Perhaps I could suggest renaming them as "BBNA building (Toronto)" for the current building, and "BBNA building (Toronto, 1845-whence it was destroyed)" for the first incarnation? Also, I noted there was another pic of a BBNA at King/Dufferin in Toronto, so should the two buildings in question be "BBNA building (Yonge/Wellington)", or some other derivative? It appears it was BBNA #1, so perhaps it deserves precedence for the name "BBNA building" and you're completely correct in your categorization?

In a round-about way, I'm simply saying I have not seen any consistency when it comes to naming bank branches or former bank buildings, and would greatly appreciate any input you may have on this subject (previous discussions, agreed-upon standards, etc.). Thanks for your help! Fungus Guy (talk) 05:22, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Hi, Fungus Guy. Sorry for the delay in responding. As always, your actions were more thoughtful than mine. I am not aware of any guideline, discussion or convention for bank branches. I am always leery of additional disambiguation for the sake of consistency, but sometimes I suppose it makes sense. Are we sure that the existing building in Toronto is actually normally called the BBNA Building? --Skeezix1000 (talk) 20:03, 11 March 2014 (UTC)

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 Skeezix1000,

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).

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  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

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Your two cents[edit]

Hi there. I wonder if you have an opinion on this discussion. I noticed that some of your uploads, eg. [1], fall into the same copyright status as my picture of Elvis. Thanks! Magnolia677 (talk) 19:02, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

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Green Giant supports NonFreeWiki (talk) 21:36, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

Canadian Crown Copyright[edit]

I was wondering if you could look over a draft essay that I've prepared [2]. I've seen a variety of discussions and DRs where a certain unfamiliarity with Canadian Crown Copyright and Crown Prerogative have proven problematic. I hope that this will provide a quick and easy overview for readers to digest within 15 minutes or less. As an experienced Canadian admin, I was hoping to hear your thoughts when you have a moment. Kindest regards, trackratte (talk) 16:28, 13 April 2014 (UTC)