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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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File tagging File:Ferbo.jpg[edit]

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File:Peackock Butterfly 1.jpg[edit]

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File:Bin Laden 1.jpg[edit]

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dave pape (talk) 12:33, 2 May 2011 (UTC)

Lingála[edit]

Dear Francish7 If you have a good working knowledge of Lingála (and French), you may be interested to be involved in the Lingála Wikipedia?. If you drop in, you are welcome! --Eruedin (talk) 06:35, 17 June 2011 (UTC)

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Map of Punjab 1909[edit]

I've replied on my talk page --bjh21 (talk) 20:11, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

Former Diocese of Beverley map[edit]

Hi, you recently made a map for the Former Diocese of Beverley. I'm sorry to be nit-picking but the map needs to be corrected. Where it says York on File:The former Roman Catholic Diocese of Beverley.gif it actually shows the location of the city of Leeds. It appears the Former Diocese of Beverley map is an edited version of the File:Province of Liverpool.png and on that map shows where Leeds is. The city of York is roughly located on the boundary between the dioceses of Leeds and Middlesbrough. It would be a good idea to place the cross for York in its correct place on the Former Diocese of Beverley map, or just blank it out and don't leave any cross. Warmest regards Scrivener-uki (talk) 12:06, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

When I first read your message, I thought, "Yeah, it is nit-picking ... just because it's not positioned with pinpoint accuracy ..." But when I recalled where I'd placed the cross, it dawned on me that I'd made a mistake. What I must have done is imagined the Diocese of Middlesbrough boundary, without thinking about the Leeds Diocese. I live in the Middlesbrough Diocese and so I'm familiar with the position of York - but the unusual map of Beverley threw me a bit. So, now I can say, "Thank you very much for pointing out my error!" After all that's what collaborative editing is all about. I've dragged the cross up to the correct (I hope) position. With very best wishes Francis Hannaway (talk) 18:39, 7 June 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for repositioning the cross and the York name tag. If you take a look at the File:Yorkshire_Ridings.png map, you'll see that York is where the three ridings meet together, and that is the position where the cross for York is on the File:The former Roman Catholic Diocese of Beverley.gif. Once again, thanks for fixing the map. Scrivener-uki (talk) 19:52, 7 June 2013 (UTC)
Oh, yes you are right. On your advice I've now consulted the File:Yorkshire_Ridings.png map. I noticed that I edited that one last year. So, I think everything is in order now. Best wishes. Francis Hannaway (talk) 08:32, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

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