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Thanks for your error report!
On behalf of the US National Archives, I'd like to thank you for reporting the error you found in their catalog records; your report is now archived. The change has been applied to NARA's catalog by a staff member (see ), and I have updated the Commons image description accordingly.
Work like yours is valuable because you are helping to improve the quality of NARA's metadata for all its users, and, by adding value back to NARA's holdings, we can demonstrate the usefulness to them and others of contributing content to Commons. Thanks! Dominic (talk) 18:35, 7 December 2011 (UTC)
Why did you revert my compression of File:Ocean currents 1943 (borderless)3.png? The file is 1 MB smaller, and the compression is lossless, which means the image is identical. Mahahahaneapneap (talk) 21:11, 21 January 2012 (UTC)
Picture of the Year voting round 1 open
Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2012 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We're interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year for 2012. Voting is open to established Wikimedia users who meet the following criteria:
- Users must have an account, at any Wikimedia project, which was registered before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC].
- This user account must have more than 75 edits on any single Wikimedia project before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC]. Please check your account eligibility at the POTY 2012 Contest Eligibility tool.
- Users must vote with an account meeting the above requirements either on Commons or another SUL-related Wikimedia project (for other Wikimedia projects, the account must be attached to the user's Commons account through SUL).
Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons features pictures of all flavors.
For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories. Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you can vote for as many images as you like. The first round category winners and the top ten overall will then make it to the final. In the final round, when a limited number of images are left, you must decide on the one image that you want to become the Picture of the Year.
To see the candidate images just go to the POTY 2012 page on Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons celebrates our featured images of 2012 with this contest. Your votes decide the Picture of the Year, so remember to vote in the first round by January 30, 2013.
the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee
I noticed you had trouble only because I was looking at the history thinking 'is someone messing with me ?' it must have been a Freudian slop I had a few edits later... twice. Penyulap ☏ 13:14, 22 March 2013 (UTC)
- Hehe, yeah, I've been up all night in an attempt to reset my sleeping pattern, so I'm getting a bit tired... :-) Ed [talk] [en:majestic titan] 14:09, 22 March 2013 (UTC)
Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement
Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!
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Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.
Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.
For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topical categories. Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you may vote for as many images as you like. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in each category will continue to the final. In the final round, you may vote for just one image to become the Picture of the Year.
Round 1 will end on .
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I know this is a little obsessive, but...
The Signpost FC will be up soon. I'm trying to finish restore my planned lead image.