User talk:Tbc

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If I do not react as fast as you'd like, you might consider leaving a note on my Dutch or English discussion page, because I read that more often. Thanks.

You must provide license information for the image Image:Sarcopoterium spinosum.jpg or it will have to be deleted. Thanks. ed g2stalk 16:10, 16 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Okay, I forgot to do this. Been done now Tbc 19:56, 17 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Proposal: Picture of the Year and Picture of the Month contests[edit]

I have posted a new proposal on Commons talk:Featured picture candidates regarding the creation of FP-related contests and would like your feedback on the idea. This message is being sent to some of the regular contributors to Commons:Featured picture candidates. Alvesgaspar 16:04, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

POTY election implementation[edit]

Some help in needed to organize the POTY election. Please check the conclusions of the discussion in Commons talk:Featured picture candidates. What do you think of doing the election in the period 15-31 January? - Alvesgaspar 14:33, 12 January 2007 (UTC)

QI discussion[edit]

There is an important discussion going on here which might result in a snowball with unwanted results. Although I agree that the actual QI guidelines should be tuned up, I can't support a considerable degrading of the existing criteria, towards some "poor man's QI" model. - Alvesgaspar 14:49, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

Commons Picture of the Year 2006 Competition[edit]

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Interested in honouring the best of the best? Vote now in the
Commons Picture of the Year competition 2006
Voting to select the finalists is open until 14th February.

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The arrangements for the Commons Picture of the Year 2006 competition are now complete, and voting will start tomorrow, Feb 1st. All Featured Pictures promoted last year are automatically nominated. As a past contributor to Featured Pictures, we invite you to participate in the competition (but please wait until tomorrow to vote).--MichaelMaggs 21:41, 31 January 2007 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:Tubby Clayton.png[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Tubby Clayton.png. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|cc-by-sa-2.5}} to release it under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. LX (talk, contribs) 18:27, 11 February 2007 (UTC)


You might like to have a look at the FP discussion at Commons:Featured picture candidates/Silvereye - Zosterops lateralis to see if you want to review your vote. --MichaelMaggs 23:11, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

Image:Passchendaele aerial view.jpg[edit]

Looks like Passchendaele aerial view.jpg will probably not make FP because of the low quality. The collage at the Tyne Cot cemetery sounds interesting, as you live in the area would it be possible for you to do some research to see who produced it, and if it is copyrighted? --Tony Wills 21:02, 27 May 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for your message. This is a very emotional issue for me. After some research, I've found the mail address of the conservator of the museum and sent him a mail to explain the situation. We'll see. Greetings, Tbc 21:50, 27 May 2007 (UTC)
I have managed to obtain the files I talked about. Unfortunately, they cannot be uploaded to wikipedia. Tbc 18:46, 26 June 2007 (UTC)

A new version is available[edit]

Dear Tbc, Iam very disapointed about the polling-progress on this Image. So i uploaded a new improved version and would ask if you can drop an eye on it, that would be very kind. Regards Richie --Richard Bartz 20:35, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Image:Cannalily post burn.jpg[edit]

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Thank you for providing images to the Wikimedia Commons. Please keep in mind that images uploaded to the Commons should be useful to all users of Wikimedia projects. This is possible only if the images can be found by other people.

To allow others to find the images you uploaded here, the images should be in some place that can be found by navigating the category structure. This means that you should put the images into appropriate topic pages, categories, optionally galleries, or both of them (see Commons:Categories). To find good categories for your images, the CommonSense tool may help.

You can find a convenient overview of your uploaded files in this gallery.

The important point is that the images should be placed in the general structure somewhere. There are a large number of completely unsorted images on the Commons right now. If you would like to help to place some of those images where they can be found, please do!

Thank you. 09:59, 10 November 2007 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Tbc!

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.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:


2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 06:17, 3 August 2009 (UTC)

Please help replace this outdated license[edit]


Thank you for donating images to the Wikimedia Commons. You have uploaded some images in the past with the license {{PD}}. While this was a license acceptable in the early days of Wikimedia, since January 2006, this license has been deprecated and since October 2008 no new uploads with this license was allowed.

The license on older images should be replaced with a better and more specific license/permissions and you can help by checking the images and adding {{PD-self}} if you are the author or one of the other templates that you can see in the template on the image page.

Thank you for your help. If you need help feel free to ask at Commons talk:Licensing or contact User:Zscout370.

The images we would like you to check are:

BotMultichillT 21:18, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

Re:Dab Dziadek[edit]

Hi Tbc

Thank you for this massage. If you are interested I can give you some photos of natural monuments in Wrocław and other interesting trees.

Using your art on Dinosaur T-Shirts[edit]

I just wanted to let you know that I am using your Parasaurolophus and pachycephalosaurus. I love your dinosaur art and hope you think their going to good use.

If you ever want a couple t-shirts on the house just let me know!