User talk:Cooljuno411

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Image:2506988601 3528546f18 b.jpg/Image:Hilton San Diego Bayfront explosion incident.jpg[edit]

The license of this image, {{cc-by-nc-sa}} is not free for commercial use and is therefore not permitted as Commons. Commons only accepts images under a free license. Please read Commons:Licensing before making further uploads. If you use the Flickr upload bot, you will only be able to upload Flickr images if they are tagged with a Commons-compatible license. LX (talk, contribs) 21:30, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

Didn't you see in the large bold "the author gave me permission"? I was given permission to use the image.... you can even read the permission in the pictures page on Flikr. Do you admins even read the description or do you just delete things because it has a template? (reply on my talk page)--Cooljuno411 01:53, 24 May 2008 (UTC)
I did see that. Unfortunately, {{permission}} to use is not sufficient. The copyright holder must explicitly allow anyone to use the image in modified or unmodified form for any purpose, including commercial purposes. Here, the copyright holder has instead explicitly prohibited commercial uses by selecting the {{cc-by-nc-sa}} license. If you can convince them to drop the noncommercial restriction, drop a note at my talk page or Commons:Undeletion requests and it'll be undeleted. LX (talk, contribs) 07:50, 24 May 2008 (UTC)


Image:800px-Samesex_marriage_in_USA-temp.png[edit]

Image deletion warning Image:800px-Samesex_marriage_in_USA-temp.png has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this image, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.
In all cases, please do not take the deletion request personally. It is never intended as such. Thank you!


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Lokal_Profil 17:56, 15 June 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Cooljuno411!

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.

BotMultichillT 05:48, 26 February 2009 (UTC)

Template:YouTube link missing[edit]

Hi. Is that template stub needed, or may I delete it? --AVRS (talk) 21:55, 16 March 2009 (UTC)


File:800px-Samesex_marriage_in_USA-temp.png[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:800px-Samesex_marriage_in_USA-temp.png has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this file, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.
Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!


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- ALLSTRecho wuz here @ 22:19, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

Template:VVMAP/flickr[edit]

Hi, this template and Template:VVMAP/flickr/tempnote was deleted. The authors are well attributed in the Information template, if you want to you can accent the attribution in the license template

{{cc-by-sa-2.0|way of attribution}}
{{cc-by-2.0|way of attribution}}

the Wikipedia projects are only one of our reusers, if you want to change the way of image usage inside the english Wikipedia the best place to do so is this Wikipedia project. Bothering all potential reusers, 700 Wikimedia projects and outside uses, just because of one Wikipedia project is not the correct way. See Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/Attention#Ownership issues (stable link)

Another question: Do we realy need Template:VVMAP/Information? The will fall back after the developement of Template:Information, it is highly redundant - to provide a YouTube video link and give it a proper name is not so difficult. --Martin H. (talk) 12:24, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

File:South Bay Communities San Diego.png[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, ask its master (Filnik) or go to the Commons:Help desk. --Filnik 22:19, 19 December 2009 (UTC)

File:800px-Samesex marriage in USA-temp.png[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg Some contents have been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether they should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at their entry.

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Your account will be renamed[edit]

20:25, 17 March 2015 (UTC)