User talk:Buddpaul

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Buddpaul!

First[edit]

Man, I sure hope I did things right on my first upload!! Buddpaul (talk) 19:35, 6 September 2010 (UTC)


??[edit]

{{helpme}} ....just uploaded my first file.....a photo I took some time ago. Did I do it right? Buddpaul (talk) 19:42, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

Everything fine. I just changed the category (Category:Vocalists with guitars). -- Common Good (talk) 19:05, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

COM:OVERCAT[edit]

I just removed 2 redundant categories from File:Tyler SP group shelter.jpg. Please read COM:OVERCAT -- Common Good (talk) 19:29, 4 October 2010 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Buddpaul!

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) 10:54, 24 August 2011 (UTC)

!![edit]

Sweet God in heaven.........can someone help me to figure out how to convert an wmv file to an ogg format file? I don't get stumped very often, but man, I'm about at the end of my rope. These open-source projects.....they get so in love with their "open-sourceness" that they make it convoluted for you to just grab the app and use it!!!!! Any help would be profoundly appreciated!! Buddpaul (talk) 01:57, 28 August 2011 (UTC)

see Help:Converting video, of which the online option would be most attractive to me.--KTo288 (talk) 23:23, 25 September 2011 (UTC)

File:Crack Fierce.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.

This message was added automatically by Nikbot, if you need some help about it please read the text above again and follow the links in it, if you still need help ask at the ? Commons:Help desk in any language you like to use. --Nikbot 01:18, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

User name change?[edit]

Hi. See Commons:Changing username/Current requests. --Aʁsenjyʁdəgaljɔm11671 12:31, 1 August 2012 (UTC)

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2015 is open![edit]

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Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

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-- Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee 09:42, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

Help?[edit]

{{Helpme}}

I am trying to set this image:

Huifbed te Heel.jpg

up for consideration as a valued image, but I think I didn't do it right. Can someone help me, please? --Buddpaul (talk) 18:31, 28 October 2016 (UTC)

I've fixed your problem, and the image is now listed at COM:VIC. When starting the process, don't include the "File:" prefix. Reventtalk 05:56, 1 November 2016 (UTC)
  • No it will not pass. We must remake proper appointment and propose; bad appointment may be erased. --Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 06:18, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

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Dear Buddpaul,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2016 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eleventh edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2016) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. In Round 1, there were 1475 candidate images. There are 58 finalists in Round 2, comprised of the top 30 overall as well as the top #1 and #2 from each sub-category.

In the final round, you may vote for just one or maximal three image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 2 will end on 20 April 2017, 23:59:59 UTC.

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Thanks,
--Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee 08:42, 16 April 2017 (UTC)