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Never Forget - 9/11/2001
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Criticism is something you can avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Aristotle

Gtk-go-forward-ltr.svg STOP! If your question regards things like Copyvio, License and Something-like-that, please read this!. Please also note that I'm using a Bot to put the messages in your talk page so excuse it if it makes errors. Usually, if you are the author of the picture it can be enough to add only {{PD-Self}} otherwise search the license here! And all will be ok. If the problem regards Bot-Problems (for example, if it's too fast or something like that..) or something else, don't be shy and notify me ASAP. Thanks and All the Best, --Mifter (talk) 01:57, 29 July 2008 (UTC)



Whose side are you on???

Welcome[edit]

(Note: This welcome message will not be archieved) Mifter (talk) 02:22, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Hello, Mifter! Welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by clicking Button sig.png or using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username and the date. Finally, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Polly (Parrot) 22:11, 4 February 2008 (UTC)
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(Note: This welcome message will not be archieved) Mifter (talk) 02:22, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

2007eaglez.png and goldeneaglez.png images[edit]

I really have no idea why you deleted these pictures, I made sure that the copyright said that these were my own images but still I was getting comments that they were not mine and I needed a copyright on them.



paarty30

Please leave my cover alone, I am the sole author of my own book, all copyright belongs to me. thanks istvan banyai author of Zoom.....

X'mas[edit]

AfC news[edit]

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Dear AfC participant,

  1. Msgj and Tnxman307 are organising the AfC challenge! It's a little competition to help improve some of the articles created through AfC and we are hoping that everyone will get involved. For level 1, you just need to bring a stub up to Start-class. Level 2 is improving a Start-class article to C-class. And so on. To get involved or for more information please see the competition page.
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And to you as well. :)[edit]

That was fun. Thank you. Happy 1st day of Winter to you too!

Calling all active WP:Artemis Fowl members[edit]

Nomination for adminship[edit]

kevin wong beach volleyball wikipedia page[edit]

Mifter,

Hi. My name is Sherry Harper Wong. I'm Kevin's wife. I tried to update his Wikipedia page because there is information on there that was incorrect and it also doesn't tell his entire bio. I also unsuccessfully tried to upload photographs but have no idea how.

Please help me.

Thank you. Sherry

WikiCup Newsletter XXXVI[edit]

I am contesting a dispute about an image I uploaded.[edit]

I recently went into my account and found a note about an image I uploaded claiming a copyright dispute.

The image is Image:Pianist Jonathan Batiste by BenoitAubry of Ottawa.jpg

The message is as follows:"Thanks for uploading Image:Pianist Jonathan Batiste by BenoitAubry of Ottawa.jpg. The image has been identified as not specifying the copyright status of the image, which is required by Wikipedia's policy on images. Even if you created the image yourself, you still need to release it so Wikipedia can use it. If you don't indicate the copyright status of the image on the image's description page, using an appropriate copyright tag, it may be deleted some time in the next seven days. If you made this image yourself, you can use copyright tags like

(to release all rights), {{self}} (to require that you be credited), or any tag here - just go to the image, click edit, and add one of those. If you have uploaded other images, please verify that you have provided copyright information for them as well."

This was in error since I do own the copyriight of this image since it's a photograph I took. Please go to this link to confirm. http://benoitaubry.deviantart.com/art/Pianist-Jonathan-Batiste-91428616 [1] Feel free to visit the rest of my gallery on this site. Specifically, the "Music" folder.

Please rectify this error ASAP and return the entry as originally entered.

Benoit Aubry

The 3rd Great Wikipedia Dramaout[edit]

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WikiCup 2010 June newsletter[edit]

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We're half way through 2010, and the end of the WikiCup is in sight! Round 3 is over, and we're down to our final 16. Our pool winners were Australian Federation Flag.svg Ian Rose (submissions) (A), Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) (B, and the round's overall leader), Colombia ThinkBlue (submissions) (C) New South Wales Casliber (submissions) and New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions) (D, joint), but, with the scores reset, everything is to play for in our last pooled round. The pools will be up before midnight tonight, and have been selected randomly by J Milburn. This will be the toughest round yet, and so, as ever, anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

Though unaffiliated with the WikiCup, July sees the third Great Wikipedia Dramaout- a project with not dissimilar goals to the WikiCup. Everyone is welcome to take part and do their bit to contribute to the encyclopedia itself.

If you're interested in the scores for the last round of the Cup, please take a look at Wikipedia:WikiCup/History/2010/Round 3 and Wikipedia:WikiCup/History/2010/Full/Round 3. Our thanks go to Bavaria Stone (submissions) for compiling these. As was predicted, Group C ended up the "Group of Death", with 670 points required for second place, and, therefore, automatic promotion. This round will probably be even tougher- again, the top two from each of the two groups will make it through, while the twelve remaining participants will compete for four wildcard places- good luck everyone! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17

Request for opinion[edit]

I would like to request your opinion here at WT:GAN#Request for vote by the community. Thanks and cheers. Jessy (talk) (contribs) • 01:03, April 1, 2011 (UTC)

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Articles for Creation Appeal[edit]

Articles for Creation urgently needs your help!
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Articles for Creation is desperately short of reviewers! We are looking for urgent help, from experienced editors, in reviewing submissions in the pending submissions queue. Currently there are 1984 submissions waiting to be reviewed.

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If the answer to these questions is yes, then please read the reviewing instructions and donate a little of your time to helping tackle the backlog.

AFC Backlog[edit]

Articles for Creation urgently needs YOUR help!
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Articles for Creation is desperately short of reviewers! We are looking for urgent help, from experienced editors, in reviewing submissions in the pending submissions queue. Currently there are 1984 submissions waiting to be reviewed and many help requests at our Help Desk.

Do you have what it takes?
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If the answer to these questions is yes, then please read the reviewing instructions and donate a little of your time to helping tackle the backlog. You might wish to add {{AFC status}} or {{AfC Defcon}} to your userpage, which will alert you to the number of open submissions.

PS: we have a great AFC helper script at User:Timotheus Canens/afchelper4.js which helps in reviewing in just few edits easily!

We would greatly appreciate your help. Currently, only a small handful of users are reviewing articles. Any help, even if it's just 2 or 3 reviews, it would be extremely beneficial.
On behalf of the Articles for Creation project,
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AFC Backlog Drive[edit]

KunwarSarveshKumarSingh.jpg[edit]

Its is an image of public figure in our region and has been elected as Member of Parliament from Moradabad ans i Have taken copyright from him to upload his pic

Need help for undeletion of page[edit]

As requested here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Deletion_review/Log/2014_June_27

Regards.

WikiCup 2014 June newsletter[edit]

After an extremely close race, Round 3 is over. 244 points secured a place in Round 4, which is comparable to previous years- 321 was required in 2013, while 243 points were needed in 2012. Pool C's Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) was the round's highest scorer, mostly due to a 32 featured pictures, including both scans and photographs. Also from Pool C, Scotland Casliber (submissions) finished second overall, claiming three featured articles, including the high-importance Grus (constellation). Third place was Pool B's , whose contributions included featured articles Russian battleship Poltava (1894) and Russian battleship Peresvet. Pool C saw the highest number of participants advance, with six out of eight making it to the next round.

The round saw this year's first featured portal, with Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions) taking Portal:Literature to featured status. The round also saw the first good topic points, thanks to Florida 12george1 (submissions) and the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. This means that all content types have been claimed this year. Other contributions of note this round include a featured topic on Maya Angelou's autobiographies from Idaho Figureskatingfan (submissions), a good article on the noted Czech footballer Tomáš Rosický from Bartošovice v Orlických horách Cloudz679 (submissions) and a now-featured video game screenshot, freely released due to the efforts of Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions).

The judges would like to remind participants to update submission pages promptly. This means that content can be checked, and allows those following the competition (including those participating) to keep track of scores effectively. This round has seen discussion about various aspects of the WikiCup's rules and procedures. Those interested in the competition can be assured that formal discussions about how next year's competition will work will be opened shortly, and all are welcome to voice their views then. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talk · contribs) The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 18:48, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Hi,

Your bot is messing with my time and efforts. If it can not provide specific, clear and precise details regarding a concern it has about a file I have uploaded then it should not be used. The automated threat to take down a free-use photo on an article I am completing has forced me to spend 2 hours trying to figure out what problem there is in my upload or attributions. I see none. I have uploaded a half dozen other files for this article with no problems. If there is a problem with this instance it appears to be solely in regard to a poorly constructed bot randomly barging into my work.

Please explain, and more importantly please tell me what the specific problem is with the copyright of this file Indian_women_building_airfield_WWII.jpg

cheers Robert Brukner --Brukner (talk) 02:05, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

New huggle 3.1 is going to be released soon[edit]

Hi Mifter, we are to release a new major version of huggle, but we did receive almost no feedback from our beta testing team, which you are a part of (see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Huggle/Members). It would be of a great help if you could download it (if you have windows, all you need to do is getting http://tools.wmflabs.org/huggle/files/huggle3.1.0beta.exe and putting it to a folder where you have installed huggle) and test it. You can always get a help with making it @ #huggle connect!

Major changes:

  • Multisite support - you can now log in to unlimited number of wikis in 1 huggle session and get a huge queue of all edits made to these wikis. This is good for smaller projects which gets overlooked often.
  • Ranged diffs - you can select multiple revisions and get a huge diff that display all changes done to them.
  • Fixes of most of bug reports we had so far

In case you found a bug, please report it to bugzilla: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/buglist.cgi?product=Huggle&list_id=147663 thank you! Petrb (talk) 10:12, 30 July 2014 (UTC)