User talk:Cynwolfe

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Cynwolfe!

I found the Carpaccio's image... Regards, --Bellatrix Black (talk) 15:03, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Categorization tools[edit]

Hi I have seen that you have made a lot of categorization work recently. You may like "Hot Cat" and "Cat-a-lot" that can be activated through Preferences -> Gadgets. --Zolo (talk) 07:24, 20 June 2012 (UTC)

Thanks very much. Although I'm very active as a content contributor on English Wikipedia, I'm still figuring out the Commons categorization system, so I'm concerned that I've done some questionable things in trying to learn. I'm mainly motivated by my experiences in looking for images to illustrate specific kinds of content. So I appreciate the tip, and if I seem not to be following up, it's because I'm getting some kind of personal benefit plodding through manually and individually browsing the images. Thanks again. Cynwolfe (talk) 15:21, 20 June 2012 (UTC)


Hallo Cynwolfe, I have reverted you at this stone. That thing is standing on the ground, isn't it? Also see the other version of this stone. Cheers --Saibo (Δ) 20:44, 2 July 2012 (UTC)

Yes, thanks! Sorry for the goof. I saw others that were "sidewise" because they were on the ground, but hadn't realized I'd been careless in looking at that one. It would've been nice to have the photo taken from an angle that presented the inscription with conventional reading orientation. Cynwolfe (talk) 22:08, 2 July 2012 (UTC)
Okay, no problem. --Saibo (Δ) 23:18, 2 July 2012 (UTC)

File:Prometheus Bound by Scott Eaton c1996.jpg[edit]

Hi Cynwolfe, regarding your query, the image is bit complex because two separate copyrights are involved: 1) the sculpture itself and 2) the photograph thereof (COM:DW deals with the concept). Accordingly, we need to have evidence that both copyrights are released with a free license, which, you're correct, does indeed mean that commercial use must be allowed. That said, if Eaton is indeed the license holder for both, an email from him is all that is needed to resolve the issue. He may email directly or you may forward correspondence to COM:OTRS has details about the process, expectations, verbiage, etc. Given that his website is, it would be optimal if he used a address (as anyone can register for gmail, hotmail, etc. addresses). Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Эlcobbola talk 01:13, 5 July 2012 (UTC)

Hi Cynwolfe, I don't like to fragment conversations, so I've responded on my talk page (I responded here initially because you requested me to do so, but I think it would be best to use one location going forward). Эlcobbola talk 14:58, 5 July 2012 (UTC)

Autopatrol given[edit]

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Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I have granted autopatrol rights to your account; the reason for this is that I believe you are sufficiently trustworthy and experienced to have your contributions automatically sighted. This will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to help users watching Recent changes or Recent uploads to find unproductive edits amidst the productive ones. Thank you. INeverCry 20:17, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you. I don't always feel comfortable editing at Commons, as I'm insufficiently informed of policies and procedures. But I do try to help with categorization, and to correct errors when I see them. Cynwolfe (talk) 20:19, 12 January 2013 (UTC)
It looks like you're doing a pretty good job. If you weren't, you'd probably have a talkpage full of complaints. ;) INeverCry 20:23, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Hi Cynwolfe[edit]

new message at the graphics lab for you. Penyulap 16:35, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement[edit]

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