User talk:Auntof6

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Auntof6!

Rd232 (talk) 14:29, 26 November 2011 (UTC)


Hi Auntof6, I've got a problem with user Ralph Hammann. He uploaded a picture (File:Hilsenheim rMuttersholtz 7.JPG) and keep on categorizing it as a church even if it's an orphanage. He reverted my change so I asked him why he was categorizing it this way, he never answered, just putting back his church category. What should I do as he refuses to answer? The fact he uploaded the file doesn't give him the right to put wrong categories, he should at least explain his choices when asked. Have a nice Whit Monday. --Birdie (talk) 18:29, 31 May 2020 (UTC)

BOT cannot handle Unitary Authorities- like Medway.[edit]

Unitary authorities seem to cause the BOT a lot of angst- and while vaguely amusing the damage is transfering to Wikidata. I have posted the following message on several pages, There is no such place as the borough of Medway. See Unitary authority for an explanation. Medway is the council, that for ceremonial purposes only, has connections with Kent. It is nor a borough like Dartford or Maidstone. Any bot chan-ges need to be reverted. Category:Schools in Medway (unitary authority) may be acceptable. The problem of what to name the new authority caused a lot of local anguish when the unitary authority was proposed in the late nineties- so I can see how the BOT got confused. It all needs to be reverted- or we need to change Schools in Kent to Schools in the Borough of Kent which is analogous (and not a proposal). --ClemRutter (talk) 08:11, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

@ClemRutter: I replied to this at Category talk:Schools in the Borough of Medway. --Auntof6 (talk) 08:12, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Photographs of Victoria of the United Kingdom[edit]

hi mister Auntof6 I am writing because I would like to ask you the reason why you have completely emptied the category of photographs relating to Queen Victoria. why did he do it ?? I ask because really when I saw this change I was really bad, because it almost emptied a whole category ????--ßrandërker (talk) 15:30, 3 July 2020 (UTC)

@ßrandërker: Categories with names like this one are supposed to contain only subcategories. They are not supposed to contain any files. That is mentioned in the note on the category. --Auntof6 (talk) 07:15, 4 July 2020 (UTC)

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Themightyquill (talk) 13:51, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

Paintings by country[edit]

Hi Auntof6. You have made an edit that make sweeping changes to the way paintings by country are organised. Maybe you are not aware that there are at least three lines of categorizing paintings by country, being by country of origin, by country of location and by the depicted country. You seem to assume that this is just about country of location, but the World is not that simple. Please revert your edit. If you do not agree on the way paintings by country is set up, we have forums to discuss that, and your comments there will be welcome. Cheers --Rsteen (talk) 07:11, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

@Rsteen:I am aware of that. Would you please give me an example of the edit I made that looked like I thought it was only country of location? Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 07:16, 5 August 2020 (UTC)
Hi again: This one: Revision as of 06:25, 5 August 2020 by Auntof6 (talk | contribs) (removed Category:Paintings; added Category:Paintings by location). After that, users can not directly access Paintings by Country from the Paintings category - except by taking a detour around "location". And as stated, location is just one of the three dimensions in the category structure. Cheers --Rsteen (talk) 10:37, 5 August 2020 (UTC)