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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, TheCatalyst31!

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:

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BotMultichillT 03:20, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Elmhurst Metra Station, 1994[edit]

I've been trying to upload the image for File:Metra depot, Elmhurst IL, August 1994.jpg for months, and then I put it off. How were you able to get around the copyright issues? I have to tell the owner of this image about it, if he doesn't already know. ----DanTD (talk) 14:39, 2 November 2009 (UTC)

I suggested that he let us adopt it and had to talk him into changing the copyright on the pic numerous times, and the Flickr Upload Bot always kept me from uploading it. ----DanTD (talk) 23:36, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

TUSC token f14997591f5c151beb31a9905036cea1[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!


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Picture of the Year voting round 1 open[edit]

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

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Dear TheCatalyst31,

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.

Click here to read our press release and view the winning submissions »

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 TheCatalyst31,
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!

Dear TheCatalyst31,

Thank you for taking part in the Wiki Loves Monuments participants' survey. Your answers will help us improve the organization of future photo contests!

In case you haven't filled in the questionnaire yet, you can still do so during the next 7 days.

And by the way: the winning pictures of this year's international contest have been announced. Enjoy!

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File:Herrin Coal Miners Memorial.jpg[edit]

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File:New York Yankees Statue of Liberty 2.jpg[edit]

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George Ho (talk) 07:16, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

File:All Star Game Statue of Liberty 2.jpg[edit]

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Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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George Ho (talk) 08:49, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Category:Appomattox Depot[edit]

Why did you remove the NRHP template? It is a contributing property to that refnum. Can there be only one category so tagged? Or was I supposed to build an Appomattox Historic District category to put this category in? Generic1139 (talk) 18:34, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

Which I have now done, so nevermind. Generic1139 (talk) 07:11, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

An unfree Flickr license was found on File:DuPage Theatre.JPG[edit]

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Categories[edit]

Hi TheCatalyst31, please give USEFUL categories to the images you upload. For instance in File:Tbd (21857853298).jpg

Bad catecorizing like this is a frequent mistake by beginners. Please urgently avoid that! -- Ies (talk) 06:12, 13 March 2016 (UTC)

File:Muffler Man with Hot Dog.jpg[edit]

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Kelly (talk) 09:44, 15 August 2016 (UTC)