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UtherSRG 23:43, 3 Jan 2004 (UTC)

Hi. I work for the London Borough of Southwark. Secretlondon 07:28, Jan 5, 2004 (UTC)

Replacing images is fine. Try and use a unique filename for the image so it doesn't overwrite the previous one. If you do this then if people prefer the older image then can just swap them. You want to use images at a max of 300 pixels wide (you can link to a larger one below - I have script you can use if you want). Oh - image uploading is down at the moment due to last week's server problems. Should be back soon. Secretlondon 13:19, Jan 5, 2004 (UTC)

Thanks. Lots and lots of London needs photographing - I tried to do it systematically last year - I got some lousy pictures of bridges and some slightly better ones of the touristy bits of Southwark. There are also articles on every tube station with the aim of having a photo of each. When the light is better I will start again. I don't know where abouts you work but lots of westminster will need doing:) Secretlondon 15:11, Jan 5, 2004 (UTC)

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He only joined Wikipedia on 14 December 2003, but is keen to participate usefully[edit]

That pretty much explains your actions in Alternative medicine. I am getting pretty tired of having to point out the obvious to some outside third party who cannot resist editing when they do not have a clue as to why they are doing it, other than to be wasting time. I do not see your comment on allopathic medicine in any dictionary definition of alternative medicine. -- Mr-Natural-Health 23:56, 5 Jan 2004 (UTC)~

Response on User_talk:Mr-Natural-Health -- MykReeve 01:08, 6 Jan 2004 (UTC)
Barnstar-camera.png The Photographer's Barnstar
message Kitkatcrazy 21:46, 15 April 2007 (UTC)



Hi Michael!
I’ve looked at your excellent pics and most are 300 pixels wide. However Parliament of the United Kingdom is 400 pixels wide and No 1 Poultry (the interior view) is 480 wide which is much too big. It’s dead easy to tell what size they are, just right click on the pic (in the article) and choose Properties.

There are two reasons to keep to 300 pixels wide, firstly the download time is short for people with 56K connections and, secondly, the column of text at the side of the pic can get horribly thin for those who use an 800 by 600 screen resolution.

To change the size of those two pics just cut your originals back to 300 wide and reupload with the original file name if possible. The new pic will simply replace the old pic with no need to retype the data on the Image Description page. (Of course, if the pic is a different one completely then you would change the filename).

I always add a second pic at 750 pixels wide (so as not to overlap an 800 by 600 screen), accessed by the Larger Version notice. I do this because so much more detail can be seen on the large pic. For the code for 300 and 750 pixel pics, just steal mine from Undercarriage.

PS My credentials are that I have put 800 pics onto Wikipedia in one year. Any questions, just ask on my user page.

PPS When the pic is portrait format I find even 300 pixels wide looks overwhelming on the page so I then use 250 and 600 for my pair of pics. Adrian Pingstone 11:31, 6 Jan 2004 (UTC)

Yes, your pics were all 300 pixels, I stupidly assumed all the pics in the articles were yours!
One more hint (not referring to your pics because I haven’t looked at their sizes)……
Keep 300 pixel pics to under 20K if possible and 750 pixel pics under 100K if possible.
Adrian Pingstone 12:53, 6 Jan 2004 (UTC)

Best wishes with the article. I hope not to hear from you again.[edit]

I define a Troll as a person who wastes another person's time over absolutely nothing. What have you done other than to waste my time? I thought so. -- Mr-Natural-Health 15:42, 6 Jan 2004 (UTC)

I believe I made my points and argued them at length. You have demonstrated that you have no interest in debating or discussing these arguments, and have either ignored them or made no attempt to address them rationally. I believe I have made a worthwhile contribution in voicing my opinions, which I trust will remain attached to the article for other users to consider. Just because you have chosen to ignore my opinions does not make me a troll. -- MykReeve 15:48, 6 Jan 2004 (UTC)

Thanks for the email. I'll have a look at the comments. --snoyes 17:10, 23 Jan 2004 (UTC)

Re email[edit]

I agree. :) I just unwatched all those pages yesterday as my wikistress was increasing! The blatent rudeness has decreased (see the archives for a taste) since being banned, but the attitude is the same (see my complaint here). Gah! fabiform | talk 13:36, 15 Feb 2004 (UTC)

I was looking at some of your pictures on your website last night (they're beautiful!) and every time I saw a person, the first thing I did was squint at their hat and try to identify it. Do you ever feel like wikipedia is changing the way you see the world?  ;) fabiform | talk 12:37, 21 Feb 2004 (UTC)

Voila: Wikipedia:Requests for arbitration#Irismeister. I've also posted to Jimbo's talk page to ask him to approve it.  :) fabiform | talk 14:26, 23 Feb 2004 (UTC)
Voilà: Wiki will ban yet another editor for obscure reasons, vendettas and for being a virile voice, not accepting smear and libel. Thank you for answering buddies more than issues - and making sure your eye will for ever illustrate the protected article :-) Sincerely - irismeister 21:17, 2004 Feb 23 (UTC)
I believe the issues are more important than merely "answering buddies... and making sure [my] eye will for ever illustrate Iridology". As I have stated in Talk:Iridology, if a superior image was presented, I would have no objection to its replacing the one that I submitted. Fundamentally, I object to your dismissive and argumentative tone, which I feel has offended and alienated other contributors to Wikipedia.
Yes, I am supporting others, but I am only doing so because I believe them to be right. - MykReeve 21:40, 23 Feb 2004 (UTC)

Thinking out loud[edit]

the sections "diversity of AM" and "Am as an alternative" are too short and should go. The contents should be merged into other sections but I can't think where at the moment.

IMO The illich quote should go, on the grounds that his opinion os no more important than anyone elses.

  • Adding my thoughts.... it's much better than the list format that you replaced, great work.  :) I think that the issues section jumps in almost from nowhere at the moment "One significant concern....", perhaps you could think of a sentance to put before this to ease into the section (something like "AM is frequently criticised by the medical community" but less POV). Sorry for not getting to it sooner, I slept for 13 hours last night! fabiform | talk 17:16, 5 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Foobar Photography[edit]

Foobar 02:27, 10 Mar 2004 (UTC)
Thanks for the Featured Pictures nomination! I added some pictures to the Fractal entry, and stay tuned for some photos of bismuth crystals. For more of my photos, check out http://images.foobar.cd.

bad image titles[edit]

its better for image altering and space purposes that you do not include pixel size in the title of the image. any image library can easily extract this information from the image itself.

Page Protection on Alternative Medicine[edit]

I am requesting a timely response to an issue raised by Uncle Ed on Alternative medicine and Talk:Alternative medicine. Not too long ago, you reviewed and reverted a bunch of my edits on Alternative medicine.

It is my opinion, that there is no current edit war on Alternative medicine. And, that you and I are in perfect agreement as to the changes made by me; since you reviewed them and reverted a few. Is this the case, or is it not? Please post a response directly to Talk:Alternative medicine and to Uncle Ed.

I want all the edits reviewed and/or approved by you to be reverted by Uncle Ed. To quote him directly: "I'll be happy to add any changes both sides can agree on." I thought that we were clearly in agreement? -- John Gohde, aka Mr-Natural-Health 16:17, 19 Mar 2004 (UTC)

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I know you wont see this for a while... but your champs elysee photo made it to featured pictures - well done.  :) fabiform | talk 19:44, 5 Apr 2004 (UTC)


Capital photography[edit]

409 images, 2 sore feet, yes. You too; our paths crossed close to Traf Square... --Tagishsimon

It'll take me a couple of days to do 'em all, I think ... I'll follow your lead & put up a gallery. My route was Vauxhall - Westminster - Whitehall - Traf Square - Strand - Covent Garden - Holborn - Thames around the Tate ... then, lacking blood sugar, things went a little awry and I found myself in Canary Wharf, sundry tube platforms & trains (all duly photographed), St. Pancras ... and so to bed. --Tagishsimon
There's plenty more to be written on the Palace of Westminster, so for now I'd just stick it in the pile of images wherever you fancy. As & when I have time, I'll add mor words. And sometime we need an article on Westminster Hall. I have not got my head around the use of either wiki image formatting, or the use of the div tag ... indeed, other than formatting pages in tables - which again in wiki sometimes seems to misbehave, and is a bit intimidating for the HTML-less - I'm still at a formatting loss. Any pointers to well laid out pages you come across would be handy. Finally, I'm all up for putting together /gallery pages for any articles for which there are many more photos than there is text; ferinstance I took shots of all the scientists on the Shell building on Millbank, and the Treasury building (?) on Whitehall ... eventually I'll do sub pages for each of them. Let's hope I learn how to lay things out before I do. --Tagishsimon 21:57, 27 Apr 2004 (UTC)
I like the Henry Moore page well enough now. The issue that stumps me is a Right, Right, Left, Left, Right, Right type sequence, which works as well in 800.600 as 1600.1280 ... probably just lack of time to play ... --Tagishsimon

Wikipedia:Do_not_use_subpages :(

nomination to become an administrator[edit]

You have been nominated. Happy May Day. -- Kaihsu 23:26, 2004 May 1 (UTC)

Me? I'm still recovering from Walpurgis Night! - MykReeve 00:23, 2 May 2004 (UTC)

Re: Image Updates[edit]

I haven't had that specific problem with updating images, but I do think it is a caching issue like you said. I have problems with cropping images, where it stretches the old image to fit the cropped image's size, and problems with making a color on an existing image transparent, where it simply does not work. Guanaco 02:55, 2 May 2004 (UTC)

I've figured out how to fix this problem. Go into your user preferences and check the "Disable page caching" box. It seems to fix it for me without significantly slowing anything down. Guanaco 21:10, 4 May 2004 (UTC)

Kyoto changes[edit]

Good job on the changes to Kyoto! I'm sad to see my picture knocked off, but I have to admit yours is better. Keep up the good work. --Carl 00:15, 3 May 2004 (UTC)

Bless you![edit]

Just wanted to say THANK YOU for working on the Academy Awards ceremonies. You da man. :) jengod 20:05, May 3, 2004 (UTC)

I think we're fine on disclaimers. We'll cross that cease-and-desist bridge if we come to it. :) jengod 20:27, May 3, 2004 (UTC)

adminship[edit]

A consensus has been reached by your peers that you should be an admin. I have made it so. Please review Wikipedia:Administrators' reading list and keep up the great work. Sincerely, Kingturtle 22:17, 8 May 2004 (UTC)

Thank you for your article[edit]

I took a time just to see what you're being doing and I have nothing to say but to congratulate you for having them so completed. I'm working by the time being on the Spanish version, but I hope to get my hands over here very soon. Kind regards, Lmb 18:08, 10 May 2004 (UTC)

Lists of flags[edit]

How come List of flags with red is the only list of flags you are focusing on?? There are 7 color lists of flags, which are for blue, red, white, yellow, green, black, and orange. 66.245.2.114 17:45, 15 May 2004 (UTC)

University of Wolverhampton[edit]

Neither am I. On you go ;) --Tagishsimon

thanks for the Dawkins citation[edit]

It's by far the most precise and accurate definition of alt med I've ever seen. Your effort, however, must be its own justification, as it certainly won't be allowed into the article. ````

Evolutionary biology[edit]

Given your background, I wonder if you'd be interested in contributing to the WikiProject Evolutionary biology, we need helpers to get the various evolutionary biology articles in shape. Thanks for the excellent evolution of sex article, by the way! Cheers --Lexor|Talk 06:28, 18 May 2004 (UTC)

The Magic Army[edit]

Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!! theresa knott 12:49, 9 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Very Nice Pics[edit]

Really good! Hope you can shoot some in China one day. BTW, I got the same birthday (not birthyear) as yours. Cheers! ---koyn 17:06, 9 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Bombe[edit]

Do you remember whether Image:Bombe-wh.700px.jpg is the cardboard replica made for a movie and handed to Bletchly Park after it was made? Asking in part because that's how the curator of the National Cryptologic Museum described one which went there and it would be good to know if that was it. Jamesday 06:16, 18 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Thanks. I added that to the image description page. Jamesday 01:04, 19 Jun 2004 (UTC)

National Gallery[edit]

Message for you on User talk:Arpingstone - Adrian Pingstone

Another message for you at my User Talk - Adrian Pingstone 08:10, 29 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Tower Bridge[edit]

Hi, Mike, your Image:Fog-towerbridge.700px.jpg is a fantastic picture of fog on the Tower Bridge. Since it was taken December 31, 2003, I'm imagining the people were going to the new year's celebration. Is that the case? Which direction is it facing? Would you be so kind as to include those details on the image description page? Thanks! -- ke4roh 12:30, Jul 10, 2004 (UTC)

An exceptionally atmospheric picture, congratulations - Adrian Pingstone 09:12, 18 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Boxes[edit]

Hi, Mike, I had a little concern that "monarch" boxes on Oliver & Richard Cromwell are a little misleading. I made some comments at Talk:Richard Cromwell that you may want to take a look at or express an opinion about. - Nunh-huh 02:09, 18 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Very much nicer now, thanks. (Until someone "fixes" them, I suppose<g>). - Nunh-huh 21:35, 18 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Image:Pitstone-windmill.600px.jpg[edit]

I just added Image:Pitstone-windmill.600px.jpg to the list of featured images. Congratulations! -- Chris 73 Talk 09:31, 20 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Support[edit]

Thank you very much for your support during my recent run for adminship. Have fun in Bhutan. I'll email you shortly. Mike H 00:29, Sep 10, 2004 (UTC)

Official invitation[edit]

Hi!

This is a message to let you know that there is now a UK-specific Wikipedia community page at Wikipedia:UK wikipedians' notice board. It would be great if you could come and get involved! -- Graham ☺ | Talk 22:44, 1 Oct 2004 (UTC)

License[edit]

Hi, could you tell me the license of Image:Canadagprix.png and other races you've created. We use this one on french wikipedia. Thanks in advance. Tipiac 00:01, 12 Nov 2004 (UTC)

WP:FPC[edit]

Hi Myk,

As you might have noticed, I've nominated your Auto-Icon for WP:FPC. To be honest, I'll be surprised if many others like it as much, but as its caught my eye more than a few times I thought I should give it a go.

In any case, nice job on the rest of your photos. Looking over your gallery I was quite taken with how many of them match photos I've taken in the past or cover similar areas of interest. -- Solipsist 11:23, 14 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Why not going for an academic career?[edit]

Quoting your own page "He can talk at great length about why right-thinking people shouldn't pursue a career in academic scientific research, particularly in the United Kingdom."

Why would one not want to do this? I'd like to hear your comments.


London meetup Dec 3rd[edit]

Hiya. I just wanted to make sure you are aware of thisWikipedia:Meetup/London Cheers Theresa Knott (Tart, knees hot) 11:01, 16 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Ben Franklin, Texas name[edit]

Dear MykReeve, Ben Franklin was named for Benjamin Franklin Simmons, as the source says. Thanks, Dralwik 22:06, 21 Nov 2004 (UTC)

London WikiMeet[edit]

Just a note to say that it was a real pleasure meeting up with you last night. I look forward to another opportunity to meet sometime in the future. -- Graham ☺ | Talk 08:28, 4 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Article Licensing[edit]

Hi, I've started a drive to get users to multi-license all of their contributions that they've made to either (1) all U.S. state, county, and city articles or (2) all articles, using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-by-sa) v1.0 and v2.0 Licenses or into the public domain if they prefer. The CC-by-sa license is a true free documentation license that is similar to Wikipedia's license, the GFDL, but it allows other projects, such as WikiTravel, to use our articles. Since you are among the top 1000 Wikipedians by edits, I was wondering if you would be willing to multi-license all of your contributions or at minimum those on the geographic articles. Over 90% of people asked have agreed. For More Information:

To allow us to track those users who muli-license their contributions, many users copy and paste the "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" template into their user page, but there are other options at Template messages/User namespace. The following examples could also copied and pasted into your user page:

Option 1
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions, with the exception of my user pages, as described below:
{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}

OR

Option 2
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions to any [[U.S. state]], county, or city article as described below:
{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}

Or if you wanted to place your work into the public domain, you could replace "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" with "{{MultiLicensePD}}". If you only prefer using the GFDL, I would like to know that too. Please let me know what you think at my talk page. It's important to know either way so no one keeps asking. -- Ram-Man (comment| talk)

Image:Miyajima-torii.jpg[edit]

I thought that I should let you know that your photo was modified and shrunk as Image:Torii of Itsukushima - 30 pixels high.jpg and is now being used for the graphic to go along with Template:Japan-stub.gK ¿? 03:17, 30 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Wiki rules please[edit]

You breaking several long standing wiki rules when you auto revert. You already told:(removed false facts, distortion of facts, Americanisation of British English article and bad use of English)

To whomever you are, I revert edits when they disrupt articles by introducing changes which seem, for the most part, to disrupt the style of an article, remove wikilinks or introduce spelling mistakes or poor grammar. This was the case in my reversion on the article Dora Bryan to which I assume you refer. - MykReeve 22:09, 29 Jan 2005 (UTC)
why say "1970s " in response to me? why not answer my point instaed of strange putting words in my mouth or better still stop breaking one of wikipedias few firm rules that has been agreed between Brish users and American users. British english for articles about British subjects, and no mixing of american and british styles when article already in one style, and no change from british style to American style when article already in British English. You have totally Americanised English and removed facts and changed and inserted things that give misleading comments about the subject of the article. The whole point of the article is the person that is the subject of the article! Britsh books and articles do not dirt on people by callin them "Bryan" and such like in such a way. She aint Churchill. Please stop damaging article and removing the whole point of having it on the wiki.WikiUser 16:28, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
I believe I highlighted 1970s merely as an example in my edit summary, of an amendment to the article that you seem to consistently revert. To respond to all of your complaints;
  • "removal of false facts" - I'm not aware that I removed any facts from the article, and if I did, I believe that removal of false facts would be a benefit to any article.
  • "distortion of facts" - I do not believe that I distorted any facts, in fact, I believe I corrected text that was poorly phrased, merely to clarify its meaning.
  • "Americanisation of British English" - this is the point referred to by my singling out of 1970s. I do not feel that the absence of the apostrophe makes the text any less British - most British newspapers, magazines and websites adhere to this convention now. Similarly, the beginning of sentences referring to individuals by labelling them with their surnames is no longer an uncommon convention in British publications. British English was not set in stone in the Fifties, and I see no reason why British English articles on wikipedia should be forced to adhere to spelling and grammatical conventions that are no longer used even by popular British publications.
  • "bad use of English" - I believe that this is personal opinion, but nonetheless, I would contend that my text remains contested by fewer users than that which I edited.
I certainly do not believe that any of my edits have damaged the article to the extent of "removing the whole point of having it on the wiki".
I, incidentally, note that you have not "answered my point", to use your own phrase, by justifying your disruption of the style of the article, which had been amended to adhere to the Wikipedia Manual of Style for biography articles, your removal of wikilinks from the article, or your introduction of spelling and grammatical errors. Perhaps, before you criticise my edits, you might care to consider how you might respond to these points? - MykReeve 18:06, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
consistently revert? u do that needlessly. u imply i have no right to edit in your tone, do u not see that it is most strange. your other statements do not make sense and i can not devote 30 hours to the discussion of a stub u and your freinds are damaging and all about how u and your freinds have this starange idae i should not edit -even edit a stub i started. i suggest we list the page as a content disputed page and write to Dora Bryan and ask her whether she prefers my article or your one where you are rude to her. despite your claims- i'm a movie fan and all books including brand new ones do treat their subjects with respect-it's nothing to do with your olde worldy calims. just basic mannersWikiUser 19:04, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
So, for reasons of "basic manners", we should treat Dora Bryan differently from the subject of every other biographic article on Wikipedia? I am sorry that I misunderstood your reason for preferring to begin sentences with the subject's full name, rather than just the surname - but the point stands that the convention here, on any article, whether written in British English or otherwise, is to begin sentences with the subject's surname alone.
Nonetheless, since you wish to go to mediation, I can see no point in continuing to discuss these issues here. - MykReeve 19:12, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
It's User:WikiUser, in case you're wondering. -- ChrisO 23:33, 29 Jan 2005 (UTC)
Users and Admins please note another piece of evidence of his stalking. Also lie; he had no right to say it was me. Over 1 and 1/2 million people have access to this computer and other Briton could have been concerned over damage of the article.WikiUser 16:28, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
Let's just say I don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to work out who's on IP address 217.204.65.210 when that address edits only articles that you've been editing, talks (and spells) just like you do and even edits your account's talk page [1]. It's true that there's nothing to stop other users of the Glasgow Easy Internet Cafe editing Wikipedia, but from the list of contributions there's no sign that they do. And before you ask, yes, I will be monitoring that IP address to look for more silly edits from you (which seems to be most of them, by the look of it). -- ChrisO 19:21, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
<Sigh>. Please ignore WikiUser. He is being very silly and not for the first time. Whilst there is a genuine issue of articles on British subjects frequently being Americanised, this clearly isn't one of them. I think your edits were perfectly correct. Jooler 17:49, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
I wish to go to a mediation complaint against you. I have just spent over two hours explaining my claims and providing proof which is a matter of record over the past 7 months about the harrassment I have beeen subjected to on this wiki by ChrisO and his friends. And have spent many many tens of hours pursuing the matter through the proper channels. And so your coming on here with your insulting "sigh", and claim that I have been lying about my activity on the wiki, is a strong breach of the wikipedia rules. The evidence shows your claim to be untrue and your VERY personally offensive "sigh-ignore him- he is a fool on the wiki-we are his superiors and he has no right" nonsense is a key thing the rules forbid. And the evidence shows your claim to be untrue. It is not for you to encourage other wiki users to ignore and abuse my equal rights on here or to provocatively insult me. Do you agree to go to a mediation complaint?WikiUser 18:53, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
Please, by all means, do make a mediation complaint. I would be delighted for this issue to be mediated. So far you have accused me of being "personally offensive", and "trashing [a] Wikipedia rule", providing no evidence of either. However, more offensive to me, is that you accuse me of saying something that was clearly typed by another user, Jooler (see edit - [2]). I will continue to edit any articles that I wish, and ensure that they remain consistent with the appropriate conventions of written English throughout. - MykReeve 19:02, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)
I am confused. Was WikiUser's last comment addressed to me? It it is then by all means WikiUser do what you like. Jooler 22:11, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)

WikiUser: Could you please deal with the supposed mediation complaint about me before going after MykReeve? Cheers, violet/riga (t) 19:08, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Don't hold your breath about it happening any time soon. WikiUser threatened to sue the Wikipedia Foundation (sic) last year but that hasn't happened either. ;-) -- ChrisO 19:21, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)

WikiUser RfC[edit]

As one of the various people abused by WikiUser, you may be interested to know that I've started a Request for Comment on him - he's threatened mediation against three people and started proceedings against two, which is one idiocity too many as far as I'm concerned. Please take a look at Wikipedia:Requests for comment/WikiUser and feel free to add to it as you see fit. -- ChrisO 01:32, 2 Feb 2005 (UTC)

There's now an RfA on this matter - see Wikipedia:Requests for arbitration/WikiUser. -- ChrisO 13:56, 12 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Support needed[edit]

I've nominated Gangtok to be a featured article. Unfortunately I happen to be the sole contributor and there is nobody to verify my claims. Please could you authenticate the page? I believe you have vistited the town after seeing the Rumtek image. This would help secure the town as an FA among some reviewers. Thanks Nichalp 18:26, Feb 5, 2005 (UTC)

Foucault pendulum[edit]

Hello,

I find your picture of the Foucault pendulum at the Panthéon very nice(Image:Foucaultspendulum.250px.jpg). As it is published under the GFDL license, I will upload it on commons, but maybe you would like to do it yourself ?

Cdang|write me 10:37, 23 Feb 2005 (UTC)

I just noticed on your user pages that you were in Sweden. Well, as you are back when you read this, I hope you enjoyed the trip. Pleas write me your answer on my french talk page (which I watch more often).
Cdang|write me 08:13, 24 Feb 2005 (UTC)

The Advanced Wikipedian[edit]

Hi Mike,

Sorry to miss you at the last London wikimeet.

In any case, I'm guessing that you are a guy who knows how to write Iambic pentameter, in which case you might be able to improve, correct and extend meta:The Advanced Wikipedian. -- Solipsist 22:29, 30 Mar 2005 (UTC)

Terri Schiavo[edit]

Great edit. Please stick around if you have the time. --Viriditas | Talk 12:00, 1 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Appreciate Your Help[edit]

It was a minor issue, but I appreciate the help on IRC. I have a fair grasp on how to operate on WikiPedia, and usually am able to find the help I need, but the information on redirecting was a little unclear. Not only did you answer my question, but you contacted me personally and answered two more I didn't even know I had. I appreciate it, because all too often the 'simple' questions go ignored or receive a summary answer that doesn't help matters. Cheers. Koi 01:01, Apr 12, 2005 (UTC)


Pic of the Day[edit]

Hi Mike,

Just to let you know that your photograph image:Champs elysees.700px.jpg is up for reuse as Pic of the Day on the 19th April. I've reused the same caption as last time, but you can check it at Wikipedia:Picture of the day/April 19, 2005. -- Solipsist 22:11, 17 Apr 2005 (UTC)

And Image:Radcliffe-camera-oxford.jpg is coming up again on 13th May. -- Solipsist 10:20, 8 May 2005 (UTC)

Hematoma[edit]

What a fine and long-awaited photograph ! It certainly was worth suffering the hematoma to get it, thanks ! :) Rama 21:48, 20 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Arequipacathedral.jpg speedy removal[edit]

Hello! I don't know if you ever kept tract of the article Arequipa and the image you uploaded, but the article has gone through some changes including the addition of some images. I uploaded an image (unknowingly) with the same name as the image you uploaded: Arequipacathedral.jpg. Later I uploaded another highter resolution image of the whole cathedral. I asked for a speedy removal of Arequipacathedral.jpg since it wasn't being used anymore, but an admin asked me to contact you first before they can delete it. Let me know what you think. Greetings... --Dynamax 16:30, 21 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Yes, the image Arequipacathedral.jpg could go in San Francisco de Arequipa Cathedral.. maybe you can arrange it? :)

Kraki[edit]

Thanks for fixing the title. I had real problems with having it on two lines so the table would not be too wide.--Wiglaf 10:02, 28 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Spoken articles[edit]

I just wanted to say well done on the spoken version of Westminster Abbey and any other spoken articles you've created. Keep up the good work. Craigy 19:09, May 4, 2005 (UTC)

Spoken articles[edit]

I just wanted to say well done on the spoken version of Westminster Abbey and any other spoken articles you've created. Keep up the good work. Craigy 19:11, May 4, 2005 (UTC)

Thank You[edit]

Thanks for the clenup the Xbox 360 article. --Mateusc 02:55, 8 May 2005 (UTC)

Apr 30 Ward Churchill edit[edit]

Hello MykReeve, if you scroll to the very bottom of this edit you will see that the content you just added back was in fact moved to a lower section in the article, it was not removed completely as your recent checkin comment claims. I am ok with that info being in the location you restored it to but now most of that paragraph is duplicated in the article. Can you remove the now redundant paragraph if you agree?

We probably should completely re-organize the article and that section especially, we could spend a little more time and space clearly explaining the context for Churchill's statement and/or refering to his subsequent response statement even more prominently to clear up any possible confusion. On Apr 30 I guess I thought the paragraph included too many concepts already and decided it best to separate things, perhaps it just needed a clarity improvement. zen master T 00:55, 11 May 2005 (UTC)

Nagasaki article move[edit]

Hey there. You voted at Talk:Nagasaki, Nagasaki in favour of the article being named without the prefecture (Nagasaki rather than Nagasaki, Nagasaki). That move request was withdrawn by the initiator and then started again by someone else. I took the liberty of crossing your vote over from the first vote over to the second because it was the exact same opinion. While I can slightly see his point, CES has very much objected to me doing so.

I thought I'd get in touch with you as you may be unaware of what happened. If you care to comment (in support of either opinion) then that may help appease the situation, though please don't feel pressed to do so. If you object to my actions then I apologise and will do so on that page as well. violet/riga (t) 20:58, 11 May 2005 (UTC)

Adelaide Street Circuit diagram[edit]

Hi Mike. You seem to have made the diagrams for the F1 Grand Prix track articles. Do you have one for the Adelaide Street Circuit? Thanks --ScottDavis 10:28, 14 May 2005 (UTC)

Pic of the day[edit]

Hi Mike,

Once again your photo Image:Notre dame-paris-view.jpg is due for a reappearance as Pic of the Day on the 27th. The caption is at Wikipedia:Picture of the day/May 27, 2005. -- Solipsist 08:19, 25 May 2005 (UTC)

...and we are still in your era of excellent featured photographs. The next one coming up for a second showing is Image:Geisha-fullheight.jpg on the 10th June. The caption can be corrected or improved at Wikipedia:Picture of the day/June 10, 2005. I was quite amused by the comment on the image discussion page, but despite this I've left the caption implying that they are genuine Geisha as otherwise it would probably be too hard to explain it succinctly. -- Solipsist 20:01, 6 Jun 2005 (UTC)

...one more. Your photo Image:Nat-gall-lond-tr-sq.jpg is due up on the 28th June. This time, I had to make a few changes to the caption to reflect the fact that National Gallery has been changed into a disambig page. You can check the caption at Wikipedia:Picture of the day/June 28, 2005. -- Solipsist 08:21, 14 Jun 2005 (UTC)


Unlicensed Commons images[edit]

As it was pointed out on your commons talk site some time ago, four images which you uploaded there do not have license information. They're not deleted yet, probably because you're the photograph and obviously want them to be there; nevertheless, those images need license information. What about public domain or CC-by-sa? --Eldred 19:13, 22 July 2005 (UTC)


Pic of the day[edit]

Hi Mike,

Just to let you know that your photo Image:High-cemetery-circle.jpg is making a reappearance as Pic of the Day tomorrow. The caption is at Wikipedia:Picture of the day/August 1, 2005. -- Solipsist 21:27, 31 July 2005 (UTC)

...and Image:Pitstone-windmill.600px.jpg is up again on the 17th, with the caption at Wikipedia:Picture of the day/August 17, 2005. -- Solipsist 07:59, 15 August 2005 (UTC)

license tag[edit]

Image:Sblondon-elecgraffiti05.jpg [3] in Commons is missing a license tag - I am sure this was an accident... Justinc 15:33, 20 August 2005 (UTC)

Picture of Osamu Tezuka Clock in Kyoto[edit]

Hi Michael, I've taken the picture [4] and loaded it up to the commons, because we would like to use it for de:Osamu Tezuka. I did not change the name and copied your description, here it is: [5] --Lyzzy 14:07, 21 August 2005 (UTC)

Image:A-husky-handler-is-mykreeve.jpg[edit]

Please complete the License. greetings --Paddyez 20:51, 2 September 2005 (UTC)

Bhutan image[edit]

Thanks for an image of Bhutan. Used a cropped image of yours for the article. =Nichalp «Talk»= 08:40, September 10, 2005 (UTC)

DYK[edit]

Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article Basheba Spooner, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

Basheba Spooner origin[edit]

The content you originally submitted for the Basheba Spooner article [6] was a complete copy of text at http://www.geocities.com/trctl11/amfem.html (see Google cache). When I contacted the site owner, he was unaware that his material had been copied onto Wikipedia.

WP has to avoid unauthorized material especially considering it releases its entire contents under an open content license. Please don't submit unoriginal material that is protected by someone else's copyright without their acceptance of WP terms.

- Keith D. Tyler 21:52, 27 October 2005 (UTC)

Point taken. I did read several online articles before I wrote the very basic original article - I didn't realise that what I actually wrote was that close to any of the original texts, and didn't go back to check. My bad. - MykReeve T·C 23:42, 27 October 2005 (UTC)

Guggenheim Bilbao[edit]

The Wikimedia Help Desk has been advised that a non profit institution wants to use a photo that you took of the Guggenheim Bilbao for a brochure. Well done for this photo. Capitalistroadster 08:37, 6 December 2005 (UTC)

Image:Pacificbellpark.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

An image or media file that you uploaded, Image:Pacificbellpark.jpg, has been listed at Wikipedia:Images and media for deletion. Please look there to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you.

dbenbenn | talk 01:24, 24 January 2006 (UTC)

Request[edit]

Hi MykReeve,

My name is Fernanda Viégas and I have been studying Wikipedia for a while now (you can see a paper I published on the subject here). I would like to ask you a few questions about your activities as a Wikipedia image creator. I am fascinated by the pictorial side of Wikipedia and it would be great to hear about this community from one of its members. Would you be available to participate an email survey this week? Thanks, — Fernanda 03:14, 4 April 2006 (UTC) | talk


Orphaned fair use image (Image:Gladiator-movie-poster.jpg)[edit]

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National Gallery, London[edit]

Nat-gall-lond-tr-sq.jpg

Hello, Your picture Nat-gall-lond-tr-sq.jpg, which is currently on the featured picture list, is being discussed for delisting (Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/National Gallery, London). The main concern being its small size (current featured pictures tend to be 1000+ pix wide). Maybe you could upload a bigger version of your picture if you have one. Glaurung 06:03, 18 July 2006 (UTC)

Paris from Notre Dame[edit]

Hi! I've nominated your photo for delisting. I hope you don't mind, but I think now the average quality of the featured pictures is much higher. Bye! --Daĉjoпочта 14:32, 20 July 2006 (UTC)

Highgate Cemetery - Douglas Adams[edit]

Hi! In case Highgate Cemetery is not on your watchlist, I thought I'd ask for your help on a query that has come up about an item you added to that article on 2005-10-27. User:BanyanTree has asked for a source for the statement about Douglas Adams's proposed "42" memorial at the cemetery. I've searched the web for confirmation without success, likewise I can't find anything in the Friends of Highgate Cemetery newsletters (although my collection is incomplete, so that's not conclusive). The new edition of In Highgate Cemetery mentions Adams, but has nothing about the memorial. I could ask the Friends, but that would be "original research". Can you remember where you heard about the memorial? Regards, Charivari 01:50, 23 July 2006 (UTC)

Image:Ice-sculpting-in-stockholm.jpg[edit]

You uploaded this image which you claim to be your own work. On the upload page you agreed to place it under a Free license but did not specify which one. Please do so by replacing the {{OwnWork}} tag with a suitable copyright tag.--Liftarn 13:38, 4 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:Radcliffe-camera-oxford.jpg delist nomination[edit]

Hi, I have nominated Image:Radcliffe-camera-oxford.jpg for delisting from Wikipedia:Featured pictures as it has recently been superseded by Image:Radcliffe Camera, Oxford - Oct 2006.jpg. The discussion is taking place at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Radcliffe Camera 2003 delist. --KFP (talk | contribs) 12:52, 28 October 2006 (UTC)

Error![edit]

Your thesis 403s... 68.39.174.238 03:41, 11 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks... but I didn't add the link to my thesis anyway. I'll just remove it. - MykReeve T·C 15:16, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Request: Dual license Image:Tutanchamun Maske.jpg[edit]

Hi MykReeve! I'm a member of the Freeciv project. We'd like to use you Image:Tutanchamun Maske.jpg to represent the concept of Ceremonial Burial in the game. Would you mind giving us permission to dual-license it under the GPL as well as the current GFDL? Best, Himasaram 14:52, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

Delisting of Champs elysees[edit]

Hi, I nominated one of the pictures you created for delisting here, as the resolution is not really good enough for a featured picture. If you have a better quality image, or want to comment on the discussion, please feel free. Thanks. Trebor 14:39, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

Delisting of Image:Geisha-fullheight.jpg[edit]

Your FP geisha-fullheight.jpg is nominated for delisting. If you want to share your opinion, you can do so here. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Wutschwlllm (talkcontribs) 15:07, 6 January 2007 (UTC).

I've tracked you down here[edit]

in the process of trying to figure out what happened to a wonderful picture of yours that seems to have disappeared from the gargoyle article - and several others I believe. Anyway, if you have a theory or two as to where it went, I'd love to see it back, though I have a quibble or two about the caption that was used in the gargoyle article. Carptrash 18:53, 1 February 2007 (UTC)

Welcome back. It seems that my ability to hold on to an issue only lasts a month. At some point one of your photos left, but it could have been done by some confused editor or vandal or something and perhaps someone returned it. Because it was such a striking shot it was used in several different places and I was getting ready to start working on the captions because I didn't like some of them and then it went "POOF" - so I moved on. Thanks for getting back to me in any case. Carptrash 15:31, 2 March 2007 (UTC)

Survey Invitation[edit]

Hi there, I am a research student from the National University of Singapore and I wish to invite you to do an online survey about Wikipedia. To compensate you for your time, I am offering a reward of USD$10, either to you or as a donation to the Wikimedia Foundation. For more information, please go to the research home page. Thank you. --WikiInquirer 04:02, 4 March 2007 (UTC)talk to me

Thomas Ravenscroft image[edit]

I have removed the image of Thomas Ravenscroft from the page about the composer. I believe the Thomas Ravenscroft buried in Barnet is a different person. Please comment on the talk page if you have evidence to the contrary. Rjm at sleepers 08:01, 21 April 2007 (UTC)

Evolution FAC[edit]

Hi there, as an evolutionary biologist, you might have some comments or suggestions on this article. Any feedback would be appreciated at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Evolution. Thanks. TimVickers 18:21, 4 June 2007 (UTC)

Mitochondrial Eve recording[edit]

Hello, just a thank you for your recording which I have just been listening to. Your reading voice is nice and clear and I like your reading style. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.131.28.169 (talk) 00:47, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

Formula One Grand Prixs[edit]

Excuse me, I know that you are the one who creates the outline image of the circuits about some Grand Prix. Would you like to do that again - I mean redraw the outlines which using new circuits? Raymond Giggs 16:03, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Assistance of Image[edit]

Hi Mike! I believe your input would be very valuable and much appreciated in this discussion concerning the use of this image [7] (which is my own work)...the reason being that you have contributed a similar image [8] in the past, so you seem to be familiar with the issue (as well as the fact that you are an admin). So, if you could sacrifice a few minutes, I trust that this might shed some new light on the discussion and clear up any misunderstandings. Thank you in advance. Best, aNubiSIII (T / C) 04:11, 18 October 2007 (UTC)

Aloha![edit]

Your picture Image:Notre dame-paris-view.jpg is currently Featured, but is now listed as a candidate for de-listing. Mostly for the size. Is there any possibility that you could re-upload the same image only bigger? I don't know if that's possible, but it seems like it would be needed if the image is to remain Featured. Mahalo. --Ali'i 16:08, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

Foucault pendulum (2)[edit]

Your Image:Foucaultspendulum.250px.jpg has been deleted. Now it is available from Commons as Image:Foucaults pendulum pantheon.jpg. --CiaPan (talk) 09:49, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Image:Shock-awe-graffiti.jpg[edit]

Image deletion warning Image:Shock-awe-graffiti.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

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London Meetup - January 12, 2008[edit]

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Fair use rationale for Image:Riget-opening-logo.jpg[edit]

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A new Oxbridge user box[edit]

MykReeve...I am currently in the process of writing a user box for all of the colleges that are part of Oxbridge. This template is meant to replace your current college template. Please take a look at the work in progress and comment on it. My main concerns are college abbreviations and color choice. I am using scarf colors for the colleges. Thank you. - LA @ 17:46, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in ...[edit]

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Orphaned non-free media (Image:Rhcp-wh.jpg)[edit]

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Image copyright problem with Image:American-beauty-mov-poster.jpg[edit]

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Image:Catacombs-300px.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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Invitation to Wikipedia meetup in London[edit]

Wikimedia UK logo

Date: 13:00 onwards, Sunday 10 August 2008

Venue: Penderel's Oak pub, Holborn WC1 map

More information: Wikipedia:Meetup/London 12


Hello,

I noticed that you have listed yourself as a Wikipedian in London, so I thought you might like to come to one of our monthly social meetups. The next one is going to be on Sunday 10 August, which might well be rather short notice, but if you can't come this time, we try to have one every second Sunday of the month.

If you haven't been before, these meetups are mainly casual social events for Wikipedia enthusiasts in which we chat about Wikipedia and any other topics we fancy. It's a great way to meet some very keen Wikipedians, but we'd also love for you to come along if you're interested in finding out more about Wikipedia, other Wikimedia projects, or other collaborative wiki projects too.

The location is a pub that is quite quiet and family friendly on a Sunday lunchtime, so hopefully younger Wikipedians will also feel welcome and safe. Alcohol consumption is certainly not required!

Although the meetups are popular, many UK-based editors still don't know about them. It would be great to welcome some fresh faces, so I hope you can come along.

Yours,

James F. (talk) 09:27, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Please forgive the slightly impersonal mass-invite!

NowCommons: Image:Jbentham.600px.jpg[edit]

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GA reivew of "Evolution of natural selection"[edit]

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File permission problem with File:Michael Berry Savory Lord Mayor of London Corp of London.jpg[edit]

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permission to use Geisha-full height.jpg[edit]

Dear Michael Reeve, My father is publishing a small book of his memoirs. It will have a small circulation (<200) since it is mainly of interest to his family and friends. There is a chapter devoted to his memories of Japan since he lived there for several years. He loves the picture, Geisha-full height, you posted on Wikipedia and would like to use it in his book. It would be an image that appears inside the book. I want to check if it is OK that he use the photo. If it is, he would need a bigger or higher resolution jpg (for a price we can discuss if you like), and he would of course credit the photo to. You can email me at dorines@gmail.com. Thank you very much for your time. Sincerely, Dorine StaraceStaraced (talk) 16:35, 26 January 2010 (UTC)

File:Huxley-van-fair.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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London Wikimedia Fundraiser[edit]

Good evening! This is a friendly message from Chase me ladies, I'm the Cavalry, inviting you to the London Wikimedia Fundraising party on 19th December 2010, in approximately one week. This party is being held at an artistic London venue with room for approximately 300 people, and is being funded by Ed Saperia, a non-Wikipedian who has a reputation for holding exclusive events all over London. This year, he wants to help Wikipedia, and is subsidising a charity event for us. We're keen to get as many Wikimedians coming as possible, and we already have approximately 200 guests, including members of the press, and some mystery guests! More details can be found at http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/London - expect an Eigenharp, a mulled wine hot tub, a free hog roast, a haybale amphitheatre and more. If you're interested in coming - and we'd love to have you - please go to the ten.wikipedia page and follow the link to the Facebook event. Signing up on Facebook will add you to the party guestlist. Entry fee is a heavily subsidised £5 and entry is restricted to over 18s. It promises to be a 10th birthday party to remember! If you have any questions, please email me at chasemewiki at gmail.com.

Hope we'll see you there, (and apologies for the talk page spam) - Chase me ladies, I'm the Cavalry (talk) 23:31, 12 December 2010 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Eng-patient-mov-poster.jpg[edit]

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The Contribution Team cordially invites you to Imperial College London

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File:ESCAndorraJ-.png listed for deletion[edit]

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File:ESCLithuaniaJ-.png listed for deletion[edit]

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Synergistic epistasis[edit]

Hi - perhaps you could comment on the debate at Evolution of sex or Epistasis about whether it's the red line or the blue line that represents synergistic epistasis... also I believe from books that the diagram should really have log(fitness) instead of fitness as the y-axis...? Evercat (talk) 22:53, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

MSU Interview[edit]

Dear MykReeve,

My name is Jonathan Obar user:Jaobar, I'm a professor in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University and a Teaching Fellow with the Wikimedia Foundation's Education Program. This semester I've been running a little experiment at MSU, a class where we teach students about becoming Wikipedia administrators. Not a lot is known about your community, and our students (who are fascinated by wiki-culture by the way!) want to learn how you do what you do, and why you do it. A while back I proposed this idea (the class) to the communityHERE, where it was met mainly with positive feedback. Anyhow, I'd like my students to speak with a few administrators to get a sense of admin experiences, training, motivations, likes, dislikes, etc. We were wondering if you'd be interested in speaking with one of our students.


So a few things about the interviews:

  • Interviews will last between 15 and 30 minutes.
  • Interviews can be conducted over skype (preferred), IRC or email. (You choose the form of communication based upon your comfort level, time, etc.)
  • All interviews will be completely anonymous, meaning that you (real name and/or pseudonym) will never be identified in any of our materials, unless you give the interviewer permission to do so.
  • All interviews will be completely voluntary. You are under no obligation to say yes to an interview, and can say no and stop or leave the interview at any time.
  • The entire interview process is being overseen by MSU's institutional review board (ethics review). This means that all questions have been approved by the university and all students have been trained how to conduct interviews ethically and properly.


Bottom line is that we really need your help, and would really appreciate the opportunity to speak with you. If interested, please send me an email at obar@msu.edu (to maintain anonymity) and I will add your name to my offline contact list. If you feel comfortable doing so, you can post your nameHERE instead.

If you have questions or concerns at any time, feel free to email me at obar@msu.edu. I will be more than happy to speak with you.

Thanks in advance for your help. We have a lot to learn from you.

Sincerely,

Jonathan Obar --Jaobar (talk) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.11.206.39 (talk) 03:24, 21 February 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of File:ESCAlbaniaJ-.png[edit]

A tag has been placed on File:ESCAlbaniaJ-.png requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section F10 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a file that is not an image, sound file or video clip (e.g. a Word document or PDF file) that has no encyclopedic use.

If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by clicking on the button labelled "Click here to contest this speedy deletion" in the speedy deletion tag. Doing so will take you to the talk page where you can explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. You can also visit the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. Reality 10:22, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of File:ESCFYRMacedoniaJ-.png[edit]

A tag has been placed on File:ESCFYRMacedoniaJ-.png requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section F10 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a file that is not an image, sound file or video clip (e.g. a Word document or PDF file) that has no encyclopedic use.

If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by clicking on the button labelled "Click here to contest this speedy deletion" in the speedy deletion tag. Doing so will take you to the talk page where you can explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. You can also visit the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. Reality 10:22, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of File:ESCSerbiaJ-.png[edit]

A tag has been placed on File:ESCSerbiaJ-.png requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section F10 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a file that is not an image, sound file or video clip (e.g. a Word document or PDF file) that has no encyclopedic use.

If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by clicking on the button labelled "Click here to contest this speedy deletion" in the speedy deletion tag. Doing so will take you to the talk page where you can explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. You can also visit the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. Reality 10:23, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

File:ESCAlbaniaJ-.png listed for deletion[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:ESCAlbaniaJ-.png, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 00:50, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

File:ESCFYRMacedoniaJ-.png listed for deletion[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:ESCFYRMacedoniaJ-.png, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 00:51, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

File:ESCSerbiaJ-.png listed for deletion[edit]

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Files missing description details[edit]

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If you have any questions, please see Help:Image page. Thank you. Message delivered by Theo's Little Bot (opt-out) 16:09, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Request for comment[edit]

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Hello, I like your photography. You have a great eye. Anees — Preceding unsigned comment added by RanaAnees (talkcontribs) 12:03, 20 September 2014 (UTC)