User talk:Dougsim

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Dougsim!

hi there this is a very nice piece of KSIA. I would be interested to know its history, how you came across it. I have one or two pieces myself. James

It belongs to the Carlisle Diocesan Guild of Bell Ringers, the successor to the Cumberland Assn of church bell ringers, and is in the custody of a local church. It was competed for annually until 1939. Canon Rawnsley was a great supporter of Cumbrian church bellringing. Doug Sim.

File:St Bees School.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.

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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Dougsim!

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"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

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 05:45, 11 September 2009 (UTC)

uploads[edit]

hi. I came across an upload of yours. Not sure how it happened, but the formatting was all wrong because ordinary brackets had been used ((instead of curly ones {{. Also some of the lines began with a space, which upsets the formatting when you view the page.

There is a category for [Category:St Bees] now.

The file File:St Bees south head.jpg is a bit small: did you have a copy with greater resolution?


(ps there is another st bees in newfoundland)

Thanks. Sandpiper (talk) 11:48, 30 November 2009 (UTC)

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File:Hallgrimskirka organ reykjavik.JPG[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Hallgrimskirka organ reykjavik.JPG 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.
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--Fingalo (talk) 14:32, 5 August 2010 (UTC)

File:Hallgrims sculpture.JPG[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Hallgrims sculpture.JPG 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.

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--Fingalo (talk) 18:16, 7 August 2010 (UTC)