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Image:Bee.cropped.jpg[edit]

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Image Tagging Image:Picture.agr.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Picture.agr.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

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File:IBMVacuumTubeModule.jpg[edit]

Can you add a link on the image's page to where you found the image on commons? If the source can't be verified we'll need to delete the picture. J.smith (talk) 21:55, 19 December 2008 (UTC)

I found the original image at Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/mwichary/2190862962/ I've added this information to the image page. Sorry for the oversight.--agr (talk) 02:33, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, ArnoldReinhold!

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:

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[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
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BotMultichillT 07:27, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

I've categorized them all.--agr (talk) 18:08, 10 September 2009 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Snake.usuhs.jpg[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 13:58, 31 October 2010 (UTC)

The source is given on the file page. The link is no longer live, but it is archived at http://web.archive.org/web/20050111225821/http://www.usuhs.mil/uao/.

File:Heathkit GD-18 Grid Dip Meters.agr.jpg[edit]

GD-1B !!! No GD-18 !!!

Quite right. I'll change the file description at least.--agr (talk) 17:57, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

File:Rayovac flashlight battery back.agr.jpg[edit]

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful information about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

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Added license. Should be ok now. --agr (talk) 21:52, 18 January 2012 (UTC)

Springer[edit]

http://archivalia.tumblr.com/post/24613509837/http-commons-wikimedia-org-wiki-file-sliderule-pi and Village Pump here. Greetings --Historiograf (talk) 16:09, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads up. In case the above link dies, Springerimages has my photo of a student slide rule File:Sliderule.PickettN902T.agr.jpg in their catalog with a claim that they own the copyright. It's easy to find the offending page on springerimages.com -- just search for "slide rule". The page has a link for reporting copyright concerns, which I used. --agr (talk) 20:22, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

CapeFLYER[edit]

For the time being, I'm treating the CapeFLYER as a named train running over various trackage (in the manner of Amtrak trains) rather than a line-specific service (in the manner of the various MBTA Commuter Rail lines). It's a subtle distinction, and honestly a matter of opinion, but it seems rather more similar in nature to the former. If you've got a solid reason to the contrary, then you can probably shalk this up to my head being addled from photographing out in the sun. Cheers, Pi.1415926535 (talk) 03:20, 19 May 2013 (UTC)

I understand what you are saying, but the CapeFLYER is also activating a new line and stations for scheduled passenger service. I think adding the two new stations (Hyannis and Buzzards Bay) and the bridge to this category helps our users and, since all three are categories, doesn't add much clutter. Since next weekend is the grand opening, there may well be people looking for photography they can use and having it all in one place seems useful. I'm ok with leaving out Middleboro/Lakeville.--agr (talk) 18:34, 19 May 2013 (UTC)
I hit on something while grabbing pictures of Shore Line East - also an overlay service - last night. Separating everything into Category:CapeFLYER stations and Category:CapeFLYER trains works very well with SLE. I believe that should address your concerns about finding useful photography, while keeping everything well-organized. At this point I'll put M'boro and Braintree in the former category, but not the Friday-only stops unless someone gets pictures of the train from them. Pi.1415926535 (talk) 17:56, 20 May 2013 (UTC)
Seems reasonable. --agr (talk) 02:03, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R2 Announcement[edit]

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open![edit]

2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

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Picture of the Year 2013 Results Announcement[edit]

Picture of the Year 2013 Results[edit]

The 2013 Picture of the Year. View all results »

Dear ArnoldReinhold,

The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

  • In the first round, 2852 people voted for all 962 files
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We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful images and sharing them as freely licensed content:

  1. 157 people voted for the winner, an image of a lightbulb with the tungsten filament smoking and burning.
  2. In second place, 155 people voted for an image of "Sviati Hory" (Holy Mountains) National Park in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.
  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

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