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Thanks for experimenting with the Commons. Your test worked, and has been reverted or removed. Please use the sandbox for any other tests you want to do. Take a look at the community portal if you would like to learn more about contributing. Thanks. --Herby talk thyme 14:36, 2 February 2007 (UTC)
Vandalism is not appreciated
You have vandalized the content of Wikimedia Commons. Please stop. If you continue making inappropriate edits you may be blocked from editing Commons. You may test freely in the sandbox. — Jeff G. (talk|contribs) 17:04, 2 August 2007 (UTC)
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