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Image Tagging Image:Burnham_scouting_2007.jpg[edit]

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Unless the permission information is given, the image may be speedy deleted after seven days. Thank you. Lokal_Profil 19:32, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

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I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

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Cool new images![edit]

Crowning the new king, I see. ;) File:WikProject Scouting coordinator.svg and File:WikProject Scouting coordinator emeritus.svg are missing an I in Wiki. If you put they rename tag on it, they will do it, if I do it, I get bitten. Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 14:01, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

Frack. I wondered how I propagated that error. --Gadget850 (talk) 14:09, 22 December 2009 (UTC)
File:GGGSgreengold2.svg‎ and File:GGGSgreengold3.jpg have been put up for rename, but actually they can totally be deleted, as crude test images I never intended to be put up at Commons.
Also, similar to Canada, the US and UK, there's an Australian image floating around that should be in that category. Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 14:17, 22 December 2009 (UTC)
Found it and moved the cat. --Gadget850 (talk) 15:41, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Gadget850!

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.

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CategorizationBot (talk) 10:53, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

File:WikiProject_Scouting_trefoil_inverse.svg[edit]

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Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 04:56, 4 March 2011 (UTC)

File:US_Army_Air_Defense_Artillery_branch_insignia.svg[edit]

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Fred the Oyster (talk) 18:21, 13 August 2011 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Pershing 1 launch (Jan 25, 1961).png[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 13:10, 5 September 2011 (UTC)

Hello!
Please give more detailed source information. E.g. From where did you scan this image? --High Contrast (talk) 13:11, 5 September 2011 (UTC)

File:Text-x-generic-16px.png[edit]

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DaSch (talk) 09:58, 3 October 2011 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:AN TRC-80 Radio Terminal Set (Pershing 1).png[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 19:24, 15 October 2011 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:AN TRC-80 Radio Terminal Set (Pershing 1a).png[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 19:24, 15 October 2011 (UTC)