User talk:Fry1989

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Barnstar of National Merit[edit]

BoNM - Thailand Hires.png The Road sign Kingdom of Thailand.
Thanks for helping to mark the traffic sign of the Kingdom of Thailand.I have to do a variety of vehicles such as cars, buses, trailers, tuk tuk, as svg file. If done all the way in Diagrams of Symbols road signs of Thailand มองโกเลีย๔๔ (talk) 05:26,18 January 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. I am very honoured. Fry1989 eh? 01:12, 18 January 2018 (UTC)


Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar
Thanks of manually replacing hundreds of images across all the Wikiprojects (so I didn't have to), and for your tireless contribution to the field of heraldry and vexillology on Commons. Thank you! Sodacan (talk) 05:26, 30 May 2012 (UTC)
SVG Barnstar Hires.png The SVG Barnstar
For obvious reasons. INeverCry 20:48, 26 September 2012 (UTC)
SVG Barnstar Hires.png The SVG Barnstar
Thanks for making a vector version of this flag on such short notice! Illegitimate Barrister (talk) 15:00, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
SVG Barnstar Hires.png The SVG Barnstar
Thanks a bunch for taking the time to make SVG flags of all these U.S. federal agencies! Illegitimate Barrister (talk) 13:29, 26 July 2013 (UTC)
Choco chip cookie.png Thanks for keeping the image category up to par. Enjoy! - FOX 52 (talk) 18:13, 25 November 2014 (UTC)
Erdbeerteller01.jpg The strawberry fruit (which is not actually a berry) is widely appreciated for its characteristic aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness.

For all the .svg (and flags) work you do here. Your edits are appreciated. :) -- Steinsplitter (talk) 17:45, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Thanks for creating SVG files of Wikimedia projects. Also, thank you for contributing countless SVG road sign diagrams. TagaSanPedroAko(Let's talk/Usap tayo) 13:56, 13 April 2015 (UTC)
Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Just wanted to take a moment to say THANK you for all the tireless, awesome work you have done with all the road sign svg files in the community. You've made my model railroading ideas a lot easier to accomplish, and my quality of realism more than would've ever been possible without all the work you have done. Thank you! Fgossage (talk) 15:25, 28 July 2016 (UTC)
Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
A quick note of appreciation for excellent artistry on coats of arms, which images much enhance the attraction of Wikipedia, as well as helping provide visual explanation of important families. Un grand merci! L'honorable (talk) 19:38, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
Graphic Designer Barnstar Hires.png The Graphic Designer's Barnstar
Thank you so much for all the work with road sings in Colombia! Keep up the great work! Aardila (talk) 19:11, 18 August 2017 (UTC)


ALoha! I just read your comment that you just remove DR notifications. Anyway, that got me thinking (imagine!): Do you know about the OneClickArchiver? -> w:en:User:Technical 13/Scripts/OneClickArchiver Works like a charm. One click and gone. Cheers, C(_) --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 04:07, 21 December 2016 (UTC)

No, I had not heard of that before, but I will definitely take a look. Thanks! Fry1989 eh? 21:33, 21 December 2016 (UTC)

Happy New Year, Fry1989![edit]

Request opinion[edit]

Hi! Could you take a look at this gallery? Thanks! Ellin Beltz (talk) 17:32, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

Yes, I will. Thank you. Fry1989 eh? 17:55, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

Mozambique Air Force insignia[edit]

Hey Fry if you happen to come across any clearer version of this insignia, can you let me know I'm trying to complete Mozambique's new roundel. I've got the text, but the eagle and lions head above I have not idea of their correct dimensions. Many thanks - FOX 52 (talk) 22:31, 27 March 2017 (UTC)

Thanks. I'll certainly pass it your war. Fry1989 eh? 22:32, 27 March 2017 (UTC)


Hello Fry1989, I want to ask you to make this file in the same format a white (transparent) color, if possible. thank you in advance! Best regards — Mehman 97 20:24, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

@Mehman97:, do you want the crescent and star to stay red on a white background, or be white on a red background? Fry1989 eh? 16:27, 14 April 2017 (UTC)
I want everything to be transparent, including a star and a crescent. If you can create one, I will be grateful. :) — Mehman 97 16:55, 14 April 2017 (UTC)
File:IslamSymbol-white.svg like this — Mehman 97 16:57, 14 April 2017 (UTC)
@Mehman97:, how is this? File:TurkishEmblem-White.svg. Fry1989 eh? 23:51, 15 April 2017 (UTC)
Yes, this is what I need, thank you very much :) — Mehman 97 09:51, 16 April 2017 (UTC)
You're welcome :) Fry1989 eh? 16:30, 16 April 2017 (UTC)

Quality Image Promotion[edit]

National emblem of Bangladesh.svg
Your image has been reviewed and promoted

Congratulations! National emblem of Bangladesh.svg, which was produced by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

--QICbot (talk) 05:20, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

Emblem of Abu Dhabi[edit]

Hello Abu Dhabi I changed the Emblem if you would kindly update.[1] [2] ,Sorry bad english-- 00:57, 23 April 2017 (UTC)

Hello. I will certainly update the emblem, but it will take 3-4 days as I am busy for now. Thank you. Fry1989 eh? 19:50, 23 April 2017 (UTC)

Thank you so much-- 21:07, 23 April 2017 (UTC)


Hello. I want to talk about history part of File:Flag-map of South Korea.svg in the first. That island (right part of Korea) is Ulleungdo, not Dokdo (also known as Liancourt). Maybe this is your mistake I think. So I request you add the Ulleungdo in File:Flag-map of South Korea.svg and File:LGBT flag map of South Korea.svg. Thanks. --Idh0854 (talk) 07:00, 7 May 2017 (UTC)

Still I'm waiting for answer. Thanks. --Idh0854 (talk) 20:48, 15 May 2017 (UTC)
I am sorry, I forgot to check my talk page. I will fix the map. Fry1989 eh? 17:54, 16 May 2017 (UTC)

Road signs in Myanmar[edit]

Dear Fry1989, I am currently working in Myanmar on road related project and I am looking for road signs design. Did you create by yourself the svg file of the Myanmar Stop sign ? If so is it exactly matching with the standard ? I would be interested in other signs if you have some available. Regards

Hello. I created the shape of the sign, but the Burmese characters were created by FOX 52. However, we created the sign because there are photographs. Without any photographs or charts of other road signs in Myanmar, we don't be able to make more. Fry1989 eh? 21:29, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Category:Stop signs by inscription[edit]

Please do not put files in this category. This category is a metacategory and should contain only other categories. I have moved all the files you put here back to Category:Stop signs. If you have any questions about this, feel free to ask. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:57, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

I created that category with a specific intent, I know what it is. Fry1989 eh? 14:53, 8 June 2017 (UTC)
Then it needs a more appropriate name, and probably a description of what goes here instead of in Category:Stop signs. The name "Stop signs by inscription" indicates that it contains subcategories grouped by what is written on the sign: in other words, a metacategory. --Auntof6 (talk) 17:15, 8 June 2017 (UTC)
Can you please explain what your "specific intent" was for this category? I don't think it can remain with this name and not be a metacat, which would mean no files allowed in it. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 03:12, 12 June 2017 (UTC)
It is my intention to contain all stop signs regardless of their inscription. However I do not believe there should be a sub-category for a single image, so any signs with only one or two images should remain in the master category. Fry1989 eh? 16:38, 15 June 2017 (UTC)
I agree that signs without a specific subcategory should remain in the master category. However, the master category is Category:Stop signs, not Category:Stop signs by inscription. Categories whose names indicate "by" something like this are metacategories, which contain only categories and no files. The name Category:Stop signs by inscription means "stop signs grouped by what is written on them", not "stop signs that have something written on them". That might not be what you intended, but that's the what the kind of name you chose means. It's common for there to be files that don't fit into a grouping under a metacategory; those files just stay in the metacategory's parent cat. In any case, I nominated the category for discussion, so we will see what others think. --Auntof6 (talk) 17:45, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

South Carolina First flag Proposal[edit]

Hey I'm wondering if you would be interested in making a svg of the first official draft of the South Carolina flag; Which is simply defined as [The] National Flag or Ensign of South Carolina shall be white with green palmetto tree upright thereon; and the union blue, with a white increscent

Sc 1st flag proposal.png

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Thegunkid (talk • contribs) 07:09, 14 June 2017 (UTC)

@Thegunkid:, I could make the canton, but the tree is beyond my abilities. Fry1989 eh? 16:36, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

By the way, the PNG does not have an increscent... AnonMoos (talk) 06:41, 24 June 2017 (UTC)


I assume you know about User:Squiresy92's uploads of national coats of arms? I'm not sure I have a strong objection, but some people might... AnonMoos (talk) 06:41, 24 June 2017 (UTC)

Yes, I am aware. For the most part, I find their edits to be an improvement. There are one or two that I have a little niggle with, but I'm not upset. I would understand if others were, however, yes. Fry1989 eh? 15:30, 24 June 2017 (UTC)

Flag proposals for the new French regions[edit]

I was wonder if you can match the symbol on the proposed flag of Occitanie with this symbol and this proposal of another region with that

P.S. Rename the proposed flags to their official names of the regions. Thanks. 2607:FEA8:4F20:59F:D5DD:1F44:478:D2E 00:40, 28 June 2017 (UTC)


Hallo Fry, I need another eMail address to send you the font. The "eMail to another user" send it to my "normal" address. Mediatus (talk) 08:09, 8 July 2017 (UTC)

SADC road sign TR581.svg[edit]

Hello !

"Dont" is very short, isn't it ?

My changes are introducing some fluency to make update and create new road signs. It is what I tested by using styles CSS. I've generated easily the other signs of the same family.

On the other hand, you can cancel a change in the 'history' tab, instead of reloading your version.

for the pleasure of reading you soon.

--Michka B (talk) 18:26, 19 July 2017 (UTC)

I am sorry, but I don't like users using different types of code or file size reduction on my images. I find it usually creates minor flaws in the original image. Fry1989 eh? 18:47, 19 July 2017 (UTC)
I remind you that you drop Wikimedia longer belongs to you even if you are the author.
Then I do not use another code as it is the use of style sheets in SVG as W3C recommendations.
Wikipedia is a world of openness and discussion even if power relations are present!...
In addition, I bring W3C validation.
Wikipedia is a world of openness and discussion even if power relations are present!... And you ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Michka B (talk • contribs) 22:11, 19 July 2017 (UTC)

File:Outline of Ukraine.svg[edit]


SVG source of the current version of this file contains an additional invisible Ukraine's outline beyond page borders.

Is it ok?

Rino ap Codkelden (talk) 14:47, 8 August 2017 (UTC)

Thank you, I have removed the artefact. Fry1989 eh? 16:50, 8 August 2017 (UTC)

France road sign C27.svg[edit]

Hello and thanks for your relevant changes.

But, would it be possible to change the borders, currently blue, in black for this sign (this is SVG format)?

Good continuation, Mathis73 (talk) 09:36, 20 August 2017 (UTC).

I have fixed the image as requested. Thanks :) Fry1989 eh? 17:10, 20 August 2017 (UTC)
Perfect :) Mathis73 (talk) 17:25, 20 August 2017 (UTC)

Australia flag undeletion request[edit]

Hi, I added my support for your undeletion request but I'm really confused/curious as to why people are saying these are copyrighted. I'd like to be able to explain my answer better. Are the available online anywhere else I could see, ie imgur? Thanks! Wikimandia (talk) 18:33, 2 September 2017 (UTC)

@Wikimandia:, thank you. Yes, the two images I re-created were this flag and this flag. They aren't related to the Aboriginal Flag at all. Fry1989 eh? 17:04, 3 September 2017 (UTC)
Wow. Thanks. These are absolutely not related. I would add the links to your undelete request so anyone else stopping by can see the absurdity. Wikimandia (talk) 17:15, 3 September 2017 (UTC)

Colombia road signs review[edit]

Hi there, I've had a chance to go through the signs you so generously created. I noted my comments in my user_talk for your review. I didn't want to start editing a bunch of your images without first checking with you, so I only edited minor things which I thought made sense. If you're OK with the changes, let me know in that page if and which comments specifically and I'll be happy to save you the trouble of editing the images (except for the renames, as I don't have that privilege here). Once again, thanks for your work on this! It is highly appreciated! Have a great weekend! --Aardila (talk) 16:05, 6 October 2017 (UTC)

Hello, just wanted to ask the source for the changes to the old information signs (like this one, for example)? I'm looking at the official 2004 manual available at and the previous versions were correct. The metadata was also overwritten with different sign names which are not those in the official manual. --Aardila (talk) 13:49, 13 October 2017 (UTC)
Hi @Aardila:. I apologise for my slow response, but my computer died and I've been without a new computer for the last 4 days. I have a new one now, so I should be back in business. Regarding the old information signs, I have the old version of the Manual and it has different measurements for those signs. So I was updating them to those specifications. Fry1989 eh? 19:37, 17 October 2017 (UTC)
Sorry to hear about your computer. I'm not sure what version of the document you have, but when I look at Chapter 2 on the page I linked above, I see the old versions of the info signs are now different from what you're uploading (starting on page 68 in the document). I had also recently gone through them and updated the names and translation as per the 2004 manual (linked), but that info also seems to have been overwritten, so I was wondering which version of the manual you were using exactly for both the graphics and name updates? Can you post the link? Thanks in advance. --Aardila (talk) 22:22, 17 October 2017 (UTC)
@Aardila:, I can't seemto find the document online, but I could email it to you. Fry1989 eh? 23:58, 17 October 2017 (UTC)
Also, I have found manuals for Bolivia and Peru. They are not high quality, so I'm not sure how well I can recreate the images, but I will make an attempt in the future. Fry1989 eh? 00:33, 18 October 2017 (UTC)
Can't you upload it to a file sharing platform and publish the public link to the document here? I guess what I'm not understanding is how this source is more authoritative that the government site for the Ministry of Transport that I linked above that would warrant overwriting all files and metadata? Awesome job on getting sources for Bolivia & Peru! :) --Aardila (talk) 18:09, 20 October 2017 (UTC)
@Aardila:, I did not think of that. Great idea! I have uploaded it to Dropbox, you can view and download it here. There are two versions of the 2004 Manual. One version has all the signs together on the same document, which is the version that you have. The other is in three separate chapters for Preventivas, Reglamentarias, and Informativas. That version has construction sheets. Fry1989 eh? 18:47, 20 October 2017 (UTC)
@Aardila:, have you had a chance to look at the document? What are your thoughts? 19:50, 28 October 2017 (UTC)

Symbol Types of cars Used with road signs of Thailand[edit]

Hi ! Thanks for helping to mark the traffic of the Kingdom of Thailand.I have to do a variety of vehicles such as cars, buses, trailers, tuk tuk, as svg file. If done all the way in Diagrams of Symbols road signs of Thailand --มองโกเลีย๔๔ (talk) 01:17, 21 November 2017 (UTC)มองโกเลีย๔๔

Hi @มองโกเลีย๔๔:! Thank you, I enjoy working on the images. Some are a bit difficult, but it is worth it. Those SVG files would help a lot. Fry1989 eh? 01:37, 21 November 2017 (UTC)

Book which may be of interest[edit]

I found at a very, very cheap price in a used bookstore near where I live "Canadian City Flags: 100 Flags from Abbotsford to Yellowknife". (With older flag versions, alternative flags, and flags of former municipalities merged into other municipalities, there are actually a lot more than 100 flag illustrations in the book.) I guess this is more up your alley than mine, so if there's any info in the book which could be helpful, feel free to ask me... AnonMoos (talk) 12:11, 3 December 2017 (UTC)

That definitely perks my interest. If you're up for doing some scans, that would be great. Fry1989 eh? 17:25, 3 December 2017 (UTC)
I'm not really set up to do scans now. Maybe I'll just send the book to you sometime after the holidays (i.e. earlyish 2018) -- though the last time I mailed books to Canada, I had to fill out a customs declaration, and the person receiving them had to pay some kind of tax on the declared value. My favorite flag so far is Inuvik, Northwest Territories, while my least favorite is that of Lethbridge, Alberta (a.k.a. "Fort Whoop-Up"), which is "reflective of what an inebriated person might draw while attempting to draw the Stars and Stripes"... SFriendly.gif -- AnonMoos (talk) 07:17, 5 December 2017 (UTC)
That is a very kind offer, though you don't have to if you don't want to. I ship a care package to the US for a dear friend some times and I've had to fill out the customs thing, but he's never had to pay anything on the receiving end. I've also never had to pay on the receiving end for shipping for my banknote collection from various countries including the US, and that's actual money so those have real monetary value...sounds weird to me. Poor Self Care (Know the Signs).png Fry1989 eh? 19:48, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

File:Presidential Standard of Indonesia.svg[edit]

Do you know where is this flag actually displayed? Because the symbol itself are actually used in a document of a law (see this), but I never see this flag displayed near the president (like POTUS flag). Thank you.--Hddty. (talk) 10:25, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

I do not have any photos, the only source we have is FOTW and Hubert-Herald. Fry1989 eh? 19:44, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

I hope that you are not selective and hypocritical when it comes to independence movements.[edit]

I hope that you are not selective and hypocritical when it comes to independence movements. You have only voiced your support for an independent Catalonia. But what about your support for an independent Quebec which happens to be in Canada, an independent Basque Country, an independent Scotland, an independent Flanders, an independent Kurdistan, an independent Northern Cyprus, an independent Nagorno-Karabakh, an independent Republika Srpska, etc? —Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 19:43, 7 January 2018 (UTC)

I don't really have much of an obligation to answer, and since this is an IP address instead of a user I don't even know if you will come back to read this, but I will answer for the fun of it. I support self-determination as an inalienable human right. I don't believe any country is indivisible, and don't believe that a country can just put "indivisible" in their constitution and that magically makes it so. You raise the issue of Quebec. As a Canadian, that independence movement is the most relevant to me. I don't want Quebec to leave my country. I want Quebec to be a happy, successful, integrated, contributing member of the Canadian nation. That said, if Quebec held a referendum, and a majority of the population voted for independence, I would accept it. I would accept it because it is their democratic right, because I believe it is a human right, and because I believe that a peaceful divorce is better than an unhappy marriage forced by violence. Spain has used violence to force an unhappy marriage, and has violated the human rights of the Catalans in doing so. That is why I have expressed my support publicly on my Wikipedia/Commons accounts on this issue. I hope that answers your question. Fry1989 eh? 20:20, 7 January 2018 (UTC)
Fair enough. I retract what I said. —Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 21:13, 7 January 2018 (UTC)



Can you add the borders of South Sudan in File:Fatimid Islamic Caliphate-ar.png, File:Fatimid Islamic Caliphate.png and File:Fatimid Islamic Caliphate He.png, because modern borders are superimposed on these maps and South Sudan has been forgotten. These maps are almost duplicates with the same colors and resolution but are language variants of each other.

Thank you. 08:29, 6 February 2018 (UTC)

I am sorry, but I do not know how to change PNG files. But if you make the request in the Graphic Lab, I am sure someone will be able to change the borders. Fry1989 eh? 20:32, 6 February 2018 (UTC)

File:Flag of North Yemen.svg[edit]

Hi Could you change the color of the green star, like to File:Flag of Syria.svg ? --Panam2014 (talk) 14:06, 12 February 2018 (UTC)

Done. Fry1989 eh? 18:42, 13 February 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. And for File:Coat of arms of Yemen Arab Republic (1974–1990).svg, could you also change the color and also add the detail like to File:Coat of arms of Yemen.svg?--Panam2014 (talk) 22:28, 13 February 2018 (UTC)