User talk:Boing! said Zebedee

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Boing! said Zebedee!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Boing! said Zebedee!

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:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

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]]
[[Category:Comets]]

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.

CategorizationBot (talk) 10:42, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:Giants2014 OM1.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading File:Giants2014 OM1.jpg. I notice that the file page either doesn't contain enough information about the license or it contains contradictory information about the license, so the copyright status is unclear.

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Magog the Ogre (talk) (contribs) 00:10, 28 July 2014 (UTC)

Fixed, thanks Boing! said Zebedee (talk) 08:26, 28 July 2014 (UTC)

File:Wat mangkon kamalawt sign.jpg[edit]

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Paul_012 (talk) 16:27, 25 January 2017 (UTC)

E-mail[edit]

I sent you an e-mail. Can you confirm you have received it?--The Devil's Advocate (talk) 21:34, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

Got your message, thanks. I don't think I had anything much to do with this - I might have just done a revert in passing - and I might not be able to help. But I'll get back to you (by email) when I've had a chance to read through it. Boing! said Zebedee (talk) 13:16, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
Hey, pinging you on this for an update. I know you said you would get back to me, but I just want to make sure you didn't forget or anything.--The Devil's Advocate (talk) 00:01, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
I've replied to your email. Boing! said Zebedee (talk) 12:24, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
Thank you.--The Devil's Advocate (talk) 19:28, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

Good thing you're a renamer[edit]

It's a good thing you've been moving some userspace pages as part of renaming their users: I almost indef-blocked you with a rationale of "making threats of real-life violence", and the last step before doing that was checking your contributions to see if you'd already been blocked, and the recent renamings were the thing that made me step back and realise that I'd not gone to Special:Contributions/Cdg428 :-) Nyttend (talk) 23:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)