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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Lineagegeek!

-- Wikimedia Commons Welcome (talk) 15:17, 20 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 21:23, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R2 Announcement[edit]

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open![edit]

2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in each category have continued to the final. In the final round, you may vote for just one image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 2 will end on . Click here to learn more and vote »

Thanks,
the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee

You are receiving this message because you voted in the 2013 Picture of the Year contest.

This Picture of the Year vote notification was delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 19:22, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 Results Announcement[edit]

Picture of the Year 2013 Results[edit]

The 2013 Picture of the Year. View all results »

Dear Lineagegeek,

The 2013 Picture of the Year competition has ended and we are pleased to announce the results: We shattered participation records this year — more people voted in Picture of the Year 2013 than ever before. In both rounds, 4070 different people voted for their favorite images. Additionally, there were more image candidates (featured pictures) in the contest than ever before (962 images total).

  • In the first round, 2852 people voted for all 962 files
  • In the second round, 2919 people voted for the 50 finalists (the top 30 overall and top 2 in each category)

We congratulate the winners of the contest and thank them for creating these beautiful images and sharing them as freely licensed content:

  1. 157 people voted for the winner, an image of a lightbulb with the tungsten filament smoking and burning.
  2. In second place, 155 people voted for an image of "Sviati Hory" (Holy Mountains) National Park in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.
  3. In third place, 131 people voted for an image of a swallow flying and drinking.

Click here to view the top images »

We also sincerely thank to all 4070 voters for participating and we hope you will return for next year's contest in early 2015. We invite you to continue to participate in the Commons community by sharing your work.

Thanks,
the Picture of the Year committee

You are receiving this message because you voted in the 2013 Picture of the Year contest.

Delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 23:00, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

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File:CV-22 at Melrose.png[edit]

It's a smaller size image of File:160107-F-RR679-706 (24539591275).jpg. Elisfkc (talk) 05:04, 4 March 2016 (UTC)

Heads up on current controversy over no-source tags on U.S. military emblem image pages[edit]

You should probably pay attention to no-source tags added to the pages of images you're improving the description of, since it can result in the images being abruptly deleted. If you have anything to contribute in the relevant section of Commons:Administrators' noticeboard/User problems, feel free... AnonMoos (talk) 14:25, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

United States Air Force emblems[edit]

Hi, the deleted files that @Ellin Beltz: shared with me are at https://www.flickr.com/photos/wikimediacommons/albums/72157675101001356. You can comment against images there as you please. If we find out enough, then an UNDEL might work.

It would be interesting if we could have a way of "officially" moving images to a all-rights-reserved project that were worth researching further after deletion, or when requested in a DR, and there were no special concerns about copyright such as known DMCA requests or similar.

As an example, I just added two links to https://www.flickr.com/photos/wikimediacommons/30235227421 - are these enough for an UNDEL? A simple Google Image search shows these links. -- (talk) 16:06, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Here is an official site that has the 37th Comptroller and Mission Support Squadron emblems: 026-050 NUMERIC UNIT DESIGNATIONS Most of the other 37th units (and some of the same) can be found at Art 5 and following pages or at Squadrons and Flights. Probably better to use an official site as a source than a LinkedIn page, I would think.
Most current emblems can be found on The Institute of Heraldry's site, Air Force Historical Research Agency's site or the site for the current station of the unit, but USAF has completely changed their servers twice in the past five to ten years and some of these may no longer be available. I have also recently run into pages from the National Archives that display emblems approved in 1996, 1997 and 1998. --Lineagegeek (talk) 19:52, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Warning[edit]

Hi, Please do not do that. If there is an issue, please create a deletion request. Thanks, Yann (talk) 02:04, 24 December 2016 (UTC)

Sorry, it seemed redundant to do so since the image was already up for deletion as lacking a source.


Welcome, Dear Filemover![edit]

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Hi Lineagegeek, you're now a filemover. When moving files please respect the following advice:

  • Use the CommonsDelinker link in the {{rename}} template to order a bot to replace all ocurrences of the old title with the new one. Or, if there was no rename-request, please use the Move & Replace-tab.
  • Please do not tag redirects as {{speedy}}. Other projects, including those using InstantCommons, might be using the file even though they don't show up in the global usage. Deleting the redirects would break their file references.
  • Please know and follow the file rename guidelines.

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Thank you --Lineagegeek (talk) 11:06, 21 May 2017 (UTC)