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I am en-N and es-2. For the forseeable future I will be less active on Wikimedia projects. E-mail at Special:Emailuser/Iamunknown is the best means of communication. Talk archive is thataway. --Iamunknown 06:45, 8 May 2007 (UTC)

Note to self (and others): I need to do maintenance work on the images I uploaded! (Add categories, create a gallery, fix up the errors, etc.) --22:24, 6 August 2007 (UTC)

Flickr mail[edit]

I don't see an email link here. Do I have to create an account at flickr to be able to use it? Picaroon (t) 02:12, 9 October 2007 (UTC)

I guess I am unsure if Shiraz has e-mail enabled ... but, ya, you would need a Flickr account. That will be good to have to be a flickr reviewer, because then you can leave thank you notes in the comments of the image pages at Flickr.  :) If his e-mail is not there, you could try leaving a comment. Hope this helps. --Iamunknown 03:13, 9 October 2007 (UTC)


Hmmmh, no, I hadn't (I don't always put the images I review on my watchlist, only the ones that interest me). I suppose we could try a deletion request and see where that goes.
Happy holidays,
Arria Belli | parlami 11:24, 24 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for filing the request. We'll see how it goes. Arria Belli | parlami 13:32, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

Squishycows on Flickr[edit]

There is a post on the Tucows company blog that I think explains the situation:

"Squishycow photos continue to pile up on Flickr. This week we’re featuring the work of Kayla Fleming who posted a couple of really nice shots of our friend around the offices at the hosting company where she works. I’ll admit to being somewhat jealous - Orlando looks nice and warm, while here in Toronto we’re already fighting through snow and ice. We’ll be showcasing more squishycow photos over the coming weeks. If you’d like to see your shots on our blog, add your photos to Flickr with the tag squishycow and then add the photo to the group, Squishycows in the wild. We’ll post a new photo every week or so and link to your photostream."

There is a whole genre of photos on Flickr featuring Squishycows. What has apparently happened is that Jason Gulledge is the creator of the original photo and he uploaded it to Flickr on January 31, 2007. Tucows saw the photo, liked it, and decided to use in the story accompanying their Press Release on August 7, 2007. Tucows is actually at fault for using the photo without attribution and Jason Gulledge is the injured party. I have already left a message on Flickr for Mr. Gullege letting him know that Tucows is using his photo so that he can take the action that he deems necessary. The use of Gulledge's photo on Wikimedia is in the clear because we are providing attribution as required by the Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

As far as the second photo goes, if you google the creator, Leona Hobbs, you will find that she is actually an employee of Tucows so that give her a pretty good reason to have uploaded her photo to Flickr on September 6, 2007. If someone would like to contact her and see if we are using her photo properly they can make a post to her blog.

Best Regards and Merry Christmas (the turkey's cooking in the oven),

ReservoirHill 16:10, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

deprecated function in your monobook.js[edit]

Dear user, I noticed that you use the includePage function in your monobook.js page.

This function is now obsolete, as the importScript function was introduced with rev:35064 to the MediaWiki Javascript core library wikibits.js. It also keeps track of already imported files.

To allow us to remove includePage from Mediawiki:Common.js I'd kindly ask you to replace its use with importScript (same syntax!). Thanks! --Dschwen 17:03, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Template:No creator infobox[edit]

Template:No creator infobox 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 template, 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.

Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!

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Alan Liefting (talk) 19:11, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Inactive Image-reviewers[edit]

Hello Iamunknown, there is a discussion about a request regarding your image-reviewer userright, which have never been used or not used recently. You can participate discussion in Commons:Administrators' noticeboard#Inactive_Image-reviewers. This is just a notification of discussion you may be involved. Best regards, --MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 12:54, 2 February 2015 (UTC)

✓  Done , Thank you for your past services. — Revi 09:30, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2015 is open![edit]

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