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Welcome to the Commons, Stephen Bain!
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Image:Needs-moar-drama.jpg[edit]

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-- Editor at Largetalk 11:09, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

Rename, and a question[edit]

You've been renamed, per your request. Please also note that there is a question there for you, if you could help clarify what needs improving, that would be great! ++Lar: t/c 14:09, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

File:Port Phillip District location map 1840.svg[edit]

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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Stephen Bain!

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.

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BotMultichillT 02:31, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Usage of File:Chilli pepper 4.svg outside Wikipedia[edit]

Hi Stephen, I'm using your image File:Chilli pepper 4.svg on my personal website about my tryings to grow chili peppers. The attribution can be found in the impress of the page, I hope this is adequate for you. Regards, --Ratatosk 20:07, 5 March 2010 (UTC)

File:Free-speech-flag.svg[edit]

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-Nard (Hablemonos)(Let's talk) 23:51, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

Map of countries by percentage of immigrants[edit]

Hi Stephen! Is there data available to make a more updated version of this map? That would be great! --Eihpossophie (talk) 08:56, 30 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Garran and Bruce ANU.jpg[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Garran and Bruce ANU.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.

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