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RE: Massachusetts governor photos[edit]

You do whatever you think is necessary.

Every photo you named was from a source that wasn't copyrighted, like a reference work published by the state legislature, or was something too trivial to copyright, like a campaign photo.

I really dislike arguing with editors and other contributors. My experience has often been that no matter what follow up I provide, the back and forth doesn't end, because the initiator won't accept whatever additional research I offer. In addition, my experience is that that sometimes during this back and forth the editor or contributor I'm dealing with becomes increasingly aggressive and impolite. As a result, even though I'm confident that my work can withstand the scrutiny, I decline to make an argument. Billmckern (talk) 04:51, 13 November 2012 (UTC)

Or was something too trivial to copyright, like a campaign photo. That argument is wrong. --Martin H. (talk) 22:41, 21 November 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 03:03, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

File:The Graves Light.JPG[edit]

Why did you remove Category:National Register of Historic Places in Boston from this file?

The light is in Boston, reference the USGS topo quad which shows the Boston City Line going past it.

What am I missing here? .     Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 11:59, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

Aha. Now I see. We have a new category, Category:The Graves, which has the NRHP cat. Unfortunately, "The Graves" is the name of the rock, not the light, and it is not on the NRHP. I'll clean it up. .     Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 12:07, 4 December 2012 (UTC)
You figured it out. (It's a fine point, but I wouldn't be surprised if the NRHP nom actually covers the entire Graves Ledge.) Magic♪piano 13:19, 4 December 2012 (UTC)
Nope. The site area is given as 0.1 acre, and at high water the ledge is an oval very roughly 200 x 300 feet -- something like an acre..     Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 17:54, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

Image Use[edit]

Hey, saw one of your pictures used in the Globe [1]. Fletcher6 (talk) 14:03, 9 August 2013 (UTC)

At least they got to use one of my better efforts. Thanks for the tip! Magic♪piano 15:15, 9 August 2013 (UTC)

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Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 in the United States[edit]

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Dear Magicpiano,

Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 in the United States. The images you uploaded will help illustrate Wikipedia articles on historic sites in the United States. We are delighted to share the winning images and our top 10 finalists with you.

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We invite you to continue uploading images to Wikimedia Commons and we hope you will return for Wiki Loves Monuments again in September 2014. For more information about Wikimedia Commons, please visit our welcome page. For more information about Wiki Loves Monuments 2013, please click here. Once again, thank you for sharing your images and participating in our contest.

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Thank you for participating in Wiki Loves Monuments 2013! Please help with this survey.

Dear Magicpiano,
Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013, and for sharing your pictures with the whole world! We would like to ask again a few minutes of your time.

Thanks to the participation of people like you, the contest gathered more than 365,000 pictures of cultural heritage objects from more than 50 countries around the world, becoming the largest photography competition to have ever taken place.

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Thank you for taking part in the Wiki Loves Monuments participants' survey!

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File:175 Ocean Road, Narragansett RI.jpg[edit]

Thanks for noticing the actual building was burned down. What do you think, should I just remove File:175 Ocean Road, Narragansett RI.jpg from the w:Greene_Inn page since it's not the actual building? Faolin42 (talk)

Fort James Jackson[edit]

Why did you remove Category:National Historic Landmarks in Georgia (U.S. state) from several photos of Fort James Jackson? It is a National Historic Landmark. Bubba73 (talk) 05:25, 16 December 2015 (UTC)

Per Commons:Overcat. Category:Fort James Jackson is a subcategory of Category:National Historic Landmarks in Georgia (U.S. state), so those images should be in the former category and not the latter. Magic♪piano 13:18, 16 December 2015 (UTC)
Thanks, I understand. Bubba73 (talk) 21:21, 16 December 2015 (UTC)

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Pi.1415926535 (talk) 21:21, 10 May 2016 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:AllisSP CCCFireplace.jpg[edit]

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in the United States - Thank You![edit]

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