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opt in on.


Congratulations! It has bot status now. --EugeneZelenko 14:47, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Suggestion for your bot[edit]

I suggest that your bot checked images that have vector versions available and found out whether they are used outside Commons or not. If not then start a deletion request for this image. SkyBonTalk\Contributions 14:18, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Alexsh!
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.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:


2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations").

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 06:35, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Files moved[edit]

Hello Alexsh, I had moved

  • File:HK MacphersonStadium 1th Oct-1.jpg
  • File:HK MacphersonStadium 1th Oct-2 crop.jpg
  • File:HK MacphersonStadium 1th Oct-4.jpg


  • File:HK MacphersonStadium 1st Oct-1.jpg
  • File:HK MacphersonStadium 1st Oct-2 crop.jpg
  • File:HK MacphersonStadium 1st Oct-4.jpg

(bad ordinal suffix: th instead of st) Please edit the protected 香港籃球聖地「九伊」將拆卸重建 changing 1th to 1st in the file names. You may do it? Thank you very much. --Diwas (talk) 01:23, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

Picture of the Year voting round 1 open[edit]

Dear Wikimedians,

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:

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Hello, there is a de-flag proposal at Commons:Bots/Requests/de-flag which affects your bot. Regards --Steinsplitter (talk) 22:39, 29 July 2013 (UTC)

Bot de-flagging notification[edit]

Hi Alexsh, I'm writing to you because your bot Alexbot (talk · contributions · Number of edits · recent activity · block log · User rights log · uploads · Global account information) is about to be de-flagged as a result of inactivity. If you'd like to keep that account flagged as a bot, please speak up at Commons:Bots/Requests/de-flag#Discussion; otherwise, I'll remove the bot flag from that account in a week from now (). Thanks for your understanding, odder (talk) 22:45, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

Pebble 2[edit]

Hey, I know this is totally random, but did you get your Pebble 2 directly from Pebble by backing the Kickstarter, or did you buy it somewhere else after the buyout? I really want to get my hands on one and I'm just wondering how you got yours :) AirCombat (talk) 08:35, 23 January 2017 (UTC)

I'm backer from Kickstarter.--Alex S.H. Lin 17:58, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Science Competition 2017 has started[edit]

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Hi, "Wiki Science Competition" 2017 has started

It is a world event.
The upload phase in many Asian countries ends on December 15th.
There is a special prize for Chinese uploaders
Here you can find more details.

This is a manually inserted message for active commons zh-N users with knowledge of the English language.

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--Alexmar983 (talk) 07:46, 4 December 2017 (UTC)