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David: I am new to Wikipedia and an having a hell of a time trying to put some pictures (JPEG) into an article. This copyright thing is unreal...... The pic in questions is Tests 001. It is a personal photo and I don't really care about copyright or anything........ I just wanna put it in an article and am totally lost...........are you able to help me please. Thanks themaj








Of course, I would be delighted if you would go away again. --Jscott 07:26, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

Hi Jason. Of course I know that. Why ever, btw, do you keep spending time on the lost cause that is Wikipedia? — David Remahl 08:14, 4 August 2005 (UTC)
People e-mail me and go "Hey, that dumbfuck who couldn't see past the end of his own nose just posted again." When I have time, I drop by.--Jscott 08:22, 4 August 2005 (UTC)
Hey, have you read Wikipedia:No personal attacks lately? David is a good guy who means well. —babyman.jpg (talk) 08:25, 4 August 2005 (UTC)
Thanks, but No personal attacks doesn't apply to my talk page. As you know, Jason's got something against me, because of what was arguably a mistake on my part not too long ago. Everyone, please leave Jasons edits intact.. — David Remahl 08:31, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

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"horrible"[edit]

Hello. I was wondering why you did not like the edit I made, adding the sumamry of what OSes are trying to do. It gave true facts, and was not tipped in any favor. Please respond to this ASAP. (From the computer virus article)

Chris K.

Computer virus edits[edit]

Hi Chris.

First I'd like to apologize for the rude language I used in the edit summary. Sorry.

However, the edits you made were incorrect, bordering on incomprehensible. There was literally _no_ information that I was able to salvage from it. Lets pick it apart:

  • "More than often, Windows users have atleast a few viruses throughout their lives."
    • "More than often"? That isn't even an expression. It might be true that most Windows users experience viruses, but in that case you should back it up with some sort of statistics.
  • "Many operating systems are attempting to try to become completely worm and virus free. This is, and will always be, impossible. Programmers can make the world's most advanced operating system, but the hackers will always have a way to break into it."
    • This is speculation. It is theoretically possible to make a perfect operating system that operates completely to spec.
  • "The Mac OS X operating system was built by Macintosh"
    • The Mac OS X operating system was developed by Apple Computer, but built on the efforts of many other companies, organizations and individuals.
  • "in order to try to get back on top of the security line, since all other operating systems by Macintosh have had many viruses."
    • Mac OS X was developed for a variety of reasons. Mac OS 9 did not have significant security problems, even though there were a couple of dozens of viruses for various versions of the classic OS. The DOS platform had a couple of magnitudes more viruses.
  • "Macintosh OS X uses a much different programming style, making it hard to be hacked. Mac OS X is one step nearer, but it won't be perfect for long."
    • First, it's Mac OS X, not "Macintosh OS X". Also, what does the following mean? "A much different programming style"? Does it really? Different from what? What is "perfect"? Is it perfect now? If so, why would that fact change?
  • Windows Vista is supposed to come out soon, and that is supposed to use a whole new laungage
    • "Soon"? End of 2007 is the best estimate we have. WHat "whole new language" will it be using and what in the world does that have to do with viruses?
  • giving users a better experience and entertainment level using computers.
    • This is the Computer virus article, you know. "Entertainment level" has nothing to do with it.
  • "However, if the viurs is programed to loop then it may have some effect in processor."
    • This, finally...What does it mean that a virus "is programmed to loop"? What does "some effect in processor" mean? Every program has "some effect on the processor". That's the whole point of being a program.

Please do continue to contribute to Wikipedia, but you need to work more on your prose and facts. — David Remahl 07:20, 25 January 2006 (UTC)

why?[edit]

why did you reert my edit to the steve jobs article? what i wrote is true. Gabrielsimon 11:57, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

Yes, it is true, but it is not interesting in the grand scheme of things. We should avoid self-references in Wikipedia, and in articles we should regard Wikipedia just as any other website (however difficult it is to maintain that neutrality). Also, making references to "his latest meeting" in an encyclopedia that is likely to exist for hundreds of years is not useful. The question we have to ask ourselves in this case is whether we would have included "Steve Jobs said at WWDC 2005 that britannica.com is one of his favorite websites.". I'm sorry for reverting without a comment. — David Remahl 12:02, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

sorry about the reverting the revert, i didnt think you were gonna respond... Gabrielsimon 12:06, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

No prob. — David Remahl 12:11, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

Welcome[edit]

Hello there David, I didn't realize that you'd returned. It's great to see you back! Mackensen (talk) 14:24, 6 August 2005 (UTC)

BRSM[edit]

Ok, I have some answers to your questions:

  • You must pay to be a member, which is granted to ages 14-31
  • It is HQ'ed in Minsk, then there are regional chapters. Minsk is the only local chapter that I know of
  • I have a membership count from 2003, but nothing recent
  • I got some of the structure down, but mainly at the national level
  • There are similar organizations, but none enjoy state spornsorship.

I still got many to answer, but to make it easier, you can strike out the objections that I havr fixed, please. Zscout370 (Sound Off) 05:56, 7 August 2005 (UTC)


Religion and schizotypy VfD interference[edit]

Please do not redirect the article while it is currently up for VfD... Doing so removes the VfD tag. If you look at the vote page you should note that redirecting is the smallest minority position on the page. Please do not try to overrule the votes of other editors by taking these actions befoe the vote is closed. DreamGuy 02:05, August 8, 2005 (UTC)

It is not necessary to have a vote to redirect a page and I don't accept VfD's authority. Especially not when you yourself are removing discussion (i.e. consensus building) from the "vote" page. "Edit this page now" allows me to remove the VfD tag. You are free to put it back. — David Remahl 02:28, 8 August 2005 (UTC)
You "don't accept VfD's authority" ???!?! Hello, it's a fundamentally policy here. DreamGuy 02:54, August 8, 2005 (UTC)
Not really. Policy on Wikipedia is goverened by consensus. There is nothing like consensus on VfD at this point. — David Remahl 02:59, 8 August 2005 (UTC)
For a sample of the divergence of attitudes, see Wikipedia:Deletion reform. — David Remahl 03:02, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Thanks for restoring the discussion! That was very nice of you. You'll be glad to know that I don't intend to go past one revert :-). — David Remahl 03:17, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

DreamGuy: I wonder if you can tell me something...Can you give me one single example of a hypothetical future situation where it would matter _at_all_ whether the outcome of the vote is redirect or delete? If it goes to delete, as it probably will, I will recreate the page as a redirect immediately. It is a reasonably useful redirect, so it would never be deleted at RFD. It is quite different from the current contents, that was up on VfD, so this VfD decision will not affect the recreated version. VfD does not deal with redirects (that's what RFD is for). Thus, it will remain as a redirect until someone replaces its contents. The only difference between the two outcomes is what is in the history. Now, I can understand that there are reasons to remove history completely, but I cannot see one in this case. — David Remahl 04:48, 8 August 2005 (UTC)
And if you recreate the page after a delete, making iut a redirect or whatever, I will mark it as a speedy delete under the recreation of a previously deleted article rule and it will get deleted again. You have basically admitted to a bad faith desire to ignore consensus on this issue. You need to change that attitude and accept what people as a group decide instead of forcing your opinion down other people's throats. DreamGuy 04:57, August 8, 2005 (UTC)
Nope, the CSD guidelines for an article that has previously been deleted does not cover this case. If an article is deleted at one point in time and is later recreated by a different editor with different contents, then it must be VFD'd again. I believe there is _much_ stronger consensus in favor of that, than for VfD in general. And you did not answer my question. — David Remahl 05:00, 8 August 2005 (UTC)
No, actually, I did answer your question, but apparently you do not (or are unwilling to) understand. The VfD also clearly covers the possibility of a redirect and the votes are clearly in favor of a full delete and not a redirect. If you think you can prevail against consensus by playing games you have another thing coming. DreamGuy 05:08, August 8, 2005 (UTC)

Hi. While you can obviously remove the tag from the article, that dosen't stop the VfD. It does, however, stop anyone who reads the article from knowing about the VfD.Hipocrite 13:42, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Yes, that is accurate. — David Remahl 13:45, 9 August 2005 (UTC)
Ok - just wanted to make sure that everyone was on the same page here. What bits of the article do you think we should maintain? Hipocrite 14:21, 9 August 2005 (UTC)
Nothing in particular. Which is why I redirected it to the psychology/religion page. I want the history of the page to remain, though. — David Remahl 14:22, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Revert[edit]

Any reason you reverted me? The anon is a blocked disruptive editor. Jayjg (talk) 06:19, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Sorry for reverting you, but the comment was on a talk page, and in direct response to a comment by you. I don't think it is appropriate to make it look as though there was no opposition. You should just ignore it. (Then I don't know precisely what this editor has done in the past. Your action might have been warranted. I won't interfere if you revert me.) — David Remahl 06:22, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Comments are one thing, but personal attacks from Disruptive banned editors are another... Jayjg (talk) 06:26, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Sure. However, I want to note that that message was not a personal attack. diff. — David Remahl 06:27, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Image use on MainPage[edit]

Hello. I've started a discussion at Talk:Main Page#Image use on MainPage. Just saw your comments on User talk:Pharos on this issue. Wanna share your thoughts ? -- PFHLai 13:12, 2005 August 8 (UTC)

thank you[edit]

for the kind words. if you enjoyed the writing i have done, perhapos you would enjoy this short piece http://www.gabrielsimon.com/content/view/30/1 Gavin the Chosen 08:36, 9 August 2005 (UTC)


erggg...[edit]

not really to sure how or why, but i thought me gettingto be an admin, and then helping others who have simmilar difficulties as myself ( being stubborn at hte most inopportune momnets) might be good, otherwise, i would liketo apologize for any wrongoing i might have done.Gavin the Chosen 10:36, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Maybe in the future. Long into the future. I can tell you for sure that even if you stay on your best behavior from now on there is no chance that you will become an admin within 3 months. That is impossible. After that, yeah, it is certainly possible if you make an effort. But announcing your intentions on the talk page is not going to serve your cause. There are some people who will consider it a provocation. Peace. — David Remahl 10:41, 9 August 2005 (UTC)
maybe they will consider it how i do, a reason to behave.Gavin the Chosen 10:42, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Tempest Smith[edit]

its uopsetting, but pleae go to that article ,and help me make it better. Its upsettting to me, and frankly i cant make it NPOV, becasue its upsettingGavin the Chosen 11:32, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Sure. I'll try to find some information about it. Thanks for coming to me asking for help. — David Remahl 11:39, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

certainly. also, there are four links i posted, i was going to write the article based on them, but , well, i cant stand suicide... (persponal loss reminer) but its kinda importnat... sorry if i ramble(.Gavin the Chosen 11:40, 9 August 2005 (UTC)


you can probly se why its upsretting to me...Gavin the Chosen 11:51, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

I am truly beyond words. Thank you for your support! I promise that I won't let you down. - Lucky 6.9 02:07, 10 August 2005 (UTC)

I will absolutely treat this carefully. In fact, I just deleted two vandal bot stubs. What a rush! Mano e mano! One more thing: I plan on picking everyone's brain because I don't want to screw this up. - Lucky 6.9 02:13, 10 August 2005 (UTC)

Tagline update discussion[edit]

Hi! Got your comment and responded here. Don't worry, free stays. Thank you for your help! -- Sitearm | Talk 06:14, 2005 August 13 (UTC)

Second tagline poll - please follow this link[edit]

(This is already announced on Pump and Rfc but I'm adding it here because you contributed to the proposal talk page discussion.) Thanks! -- Sitearm | Talk 05:32, 2005 August 16 (UTC)


3RR[edit]

Thanks for reverting the vandal for me. I'm gonna go see if I can't get him blocked or something; he's been given enough rope to hang himself a couple times over. --Maru 05:15, 17 August 2005 (UTC)

Haukur's RFA[edit]

Thank you for supporting my nomination till the end. But, more importantly, thank you for having the courage to speak up for an unpopular opinion. You took a lot of flak for it. You were told that your opinion was "chilling" and that if more people felt like you, Wikipedia would not be worthwhile. You were told this because you stood up for "assume good faith", one of the five pillars of Wikipedia. And I like your username - chmod007 is a pretty solid political opinion in my book, and a good description of Wikipedia :) - Haukur Þorgeirsson 15:23, 5 November 2005 (UTC)

Phishing image request[edit]

hey,

Can you look at the request for an image made on this page. It would be great to get an image for the article so the that the article may appear on the main page. --ZeWrestler Talk 15:51, 7 November 2005 (UTC)

Care to take a look at Ivan Gundulic now, please? HolyRomanEmperor 20:09, 13 November 2005 (UTC)

I looked. Unfortunately, I can't remember ever editing that article or discussing it in any other forum. Please remind me :-) — David Remahl 20:30, 13 November 2005 (UTC)

At Jimbo Wales' talk page... ehether he is Serb or Croat... HolyRomanEmperor 20:53, 13 November 2005 (UTC)

Please read the talk page, and draw a conclusion. I want to consider him both, but user:Elephantus appears to disagree. HolyRomanEmperor 21:15, 14 November 2005 (UTC)

Please read the talk page, and draw a conclusion. I want to consider him both, but user:Elephantus appears to disagree. HolyRomanEmperor 21:18, 14 November 2005 (UTC)

FPC revert[edit]

Sorry for taking so long to get back tou you (my life has a been a bit hectic). Where did I put an explanation of my revert? In the revert comment I wrote "I'd rather discuss changes like these". I was hoping your response would have been to leave a comment on the talk page about why you feel it should be changed (and I would have responded to it). Please excuse if it had been discusssed before but somehow I missed. The point seems moot now since another discussion has already begun here. Broken S 20:39, 15 November 2005 (UTC)

I did explain my changes on FPC Talk. But it was under a somewhat dated heading, so it's understandable that you missed it! — David Remahl 22:23, 15 November 2005 (UTC)

Palace of Westminster image[edit]

A user has requested that I obtain an original version of Image:PalaceOfWestminsterAtNight.jpg, the current version of which I moved to Commons in February. I have had no luck getting it from User:Solipsist, who changed the sky. This is a long shot but in November 2004 this image was on WP:FPC ([1]), you said you'd touch up the sky if you got the original copy - did you ever get it? --Oldak Quill 18:28, 4 December 2005 (UTC)

Unfortunately I didn't get it. — David Remahl 04:50, 5 December 2005 (UTC)

Awolf002 RfA[edit]

Bellis perennis white (aka).jpg

Thank you very much for your support for my RfA. I will do everything I can to justify your trust in me. Awolf002 03:04, 9 December 2005 (UTC)

WikiProject Macintosh[edit]

Thanks for joining! We're currently focusing on the Apple Mac article; it's currently a FA candidate and you can vote here. We’re all honored that you want to join our WikiProject. --HereToHelp (talk) 01:04, 12 December 2005 (UTC)

Image galleries[edit]

You recently commented at Wikipedia_talk:What_Wikipedia_is_not#Proposal_to_modify_WP:NOT_an_image_gallery. In a related development, another, in my mind, valuable Image gallery is up for deletion (AfD. Please comment as you see fit. Dsmdgold 15:35, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Million pool[edit]

This is just so strange. =) You created the Wikipedia:Million pool, and are going to have the second-closest guess yourself. Are you psychic or something? If the growth rate slows down just a tiny amount then you'll be able to win your own pool. JIP | Talk 17:14, 25 February 2006 (UTC)

Software to create charts[edit]

I would like to know what software you used to create the pie and bar charts. Thanks. Bromskloss 13:28, 8 March 2006 (UTC)

Current Mac project collaboration[edit]

The current WP:MAC collaboration is Apple II family. Please devote some time to improve this article to featured status. — Wackymacs 13:48, 12 August 2006 (UTC)

Typo body diagram[edit]

Hi David, I'm a typographer working on WP type-related articles, and I noticed a small inacurracy in your otherwise excellent illustration [Image:Vertical typographic terms.png] used in Typeface, X-height and Baseline. The "body size" is labelled as from the top of ascenders to the bottom of descenders. Technically type designers call this "letter body height". The true "typo body height" or "em height" extends some distance above and below the extender limits.

Halfway down this page at Microsoft typography a diagram shows total typo body height as "em height". Would it be possible to update your image to show the full typo body height? Thanks :-)
Best regards, Arbo talk 04:03, 1 November 2006 (UTC)

GNAA[edit]

Why would one want to re-create GNAA?? Georgia guy 19:02, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

I don't know. I do know that dozens of people have spent hundreds of hours on the article in the past, for altruistic reasons, and believe that they deserve another try. The people who felt that it did not belong in Wikipedia had 18 tries before the article was deleted. The fact that it was allowed to be listed 18 times proves that consensus changes over time and that no decision is final on Wikipedia. — David Remahl 19:05, 8 January 2007 (UTC)
Sources would need to be presented first... on the talk page, wherever. The page existed for years without sources... it's unreasonable to expect a new one would suddenly be sourced correctly, let's find the sources first before letting people reintroduce unreliable information into articles. --W.marsh 19:54, 8 January 2007 (UTC)
Only you have protected the talk page and all the track record for the page (history) has been removed from the eyes of non-admins. The only reason I can think of for taking these actions is to quash all attempts to work productively to find encyclopedic information about the subject matter. It scares me that this is now the prevailing attitude on Wikipedia. :-(. Here is an email response I sent to Tawker that explains some more of why this trivial issue has eroded my faith in Wikipedia to the point where I don't mind risking my admin status. — David Remahl 12:24, 9 January 2007 (UTC)

It's good to see you again David, and I confess agreeing with you. I'm knocking down the talk page to semi-protection. If the discussion runs off the rails it can always be protected again. Cheers, Mackensen (talk) 06:16, 13 January 2007 (UTC)

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Fair use rationale for Image:Lycos_Top_5_percent_logo.png[edit]

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Thanks for uploading or contributing to Image:Lycos_Top_5_percent_logo.png. I notice the image page specifies that the image is being used under fair use but there is no explanation or rationale as to why its use in Wikipedia articles constitutes fair use. In addition to the boilerplate fair use template, you must also write out on the image description page a specific explanation or rationale for why using this image in each article is consistent with fair use. Suggestions on how to do so can be found here.

Please go to the image description page and edit it to include a fair use rationale. Using one of the templates at Wikipedia:Fair use rationale guideline is an easy way to ensure that your image is in compliance with Wikipedia policy, but remember that you must complete the template. Do not simply insert a blank template on an image page.

If you have uploaded other fair use media, consider checking that you have specified the fair use rationale on those pages too. You can find a list of 'image' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "Image" from the dropdown box. Note that any non-free media lacking such an explanation will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Project FMF (talk) 19:07, 1 March 2008 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (Image:Hot coffee.png)[edit]

Nuvola apps important blue.svg Thanks for uploading Image:Hot coffee.png. The media description page currently specifies that it is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, it is currently orphaned, meaning that it is not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the media was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that media for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

If you have uploaded other unlicensed media, please check whether they're used in any articles or not. You can find a list of 'image' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "Image" from the dropdown box. Note that all non-free media not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. BJBot (talk) 12:07, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

Image copyright problem with Image:Apple Macintosh Desktop.png[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:Apple Macintosh Desktop.png. You've indicated that the image is being used under a claim of fair use, but you have not provided an adequate explanation for why it meets Wikipedia's requirements for such images. In particular, for each page the image is used on, the image must have an explanation linking to that page which explains why it needs to be used on that page. Can you please check

  • That there is a non-free use rationale on the image's escription page for each article the image is used in.
  • That every article it is used on is linked to from its description page.

This is an automated notice by FairuseBot. For assistance on the image use policy, see Wikipedia:Media copyright questions. --13:18, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of Image:Vertical typographic terms.pdf[edit]

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A tag has been placed on Image:Vertical typographic terms.pdf requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section I10 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a file that is not an image, sound file or video clip [i.e. a Word document or PDF file] that has no encyclopedic use.

If you think that this notice was placed here in error, you may contest the deletion by adding {{hangon}} to the top of the page that has been nominated for deletion (just below the existing speedy deletion or "db" tag), coupled with adding a note on [[ Talk:Image:Vertical typographic terms.pdf|the talk page]] explaining your position, but be aware that once tagged for speedy deletion, if the article meets the criterion it may be deleted without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but don't hesitate to add information to the article that would would render it more in conformance with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. Lastly, please note that if the article does get deleted, you can contact one of these admins to request that a copy be emailed to you.

Orphaned non-free media (Image:Nintendo Seal of Quality.png)[edit]

Ambox warning blue.svg Thanks for uploading Image:Nintendo Seal of Quality.png. The media description page currently specifies that it is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, it is currently orphaned, meaning that it is not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the media was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that media for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

If you have uploaded other unlicensed media, please check whether they're used in any articles or not. You can find a list of 'image' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "Image" from the dropdown box. Note that all non-free media not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. BJBot (talk) 05:02, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

Disputed non-free use rationale for Image:Mark Abene post-trial interview.ogg[edit]

Thank you for uploading Image:Mark Abene post-trial interview.ogg. However, there is a concern that the rationale provided for using this image on Wikipedia may not meet the criteria required by Wikipedia:Non-free content. This can be corrected by going to the image description page and add or clarify the reason why the image qualifies under this policy. Adding and completing one of the templates available from Wikipedia:Non-free use rationale guideline is an easy way to ensure that your image is in compliance with Wikipedia policy. Please be aware that a non-free use rationale is not the same as an image copyright tag; descriptions for images used under the non-free content policy require both a copyright tag and a non-free use rationale.

If it is determined that the image does not qualify under the non-free content policy, it might be deleted by an administrator within a few days in accordance with our criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions, please ask them at the media copyright questions page. Thank you. Stifle (talk) 16:35, 30 January 2009 (UTC)

New image project[edit]

Hi. This little form letter is just a courtesy notice to let you know that a proposal to merge the projects Wikipedia:WikiProject Free images, Wikipedia:WikiProject Fair use, Wikipedia:WikiProject Moving free images to Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia:WikiProject Illustration into the newly formed Wikipedia:WikiProject Images and Media has met with general support at Wikipedia:WikiProject Council/Proposals/Files. Since you're on the rosters of membership in at least one of those projects, I thought you might be interested. Conversation about redirecting those projects is located here. Please participate in that discussion if you have any interest, and if you still have interest in achieving the goals of the original project, we'd love to have you join in. If you aren't interested in either the conversation or the project, please pardon the interruption. :) Thanks. Moonriddengirl (talk) 16:54, 23 April 2009 (UTC)

NowCommons: File:Oxalis acetosella 1885 crop.jpg[edit]

File:Oxalis acetosella 1885 crop.jpg is now available on Wikimedia Commons as Commons:File:Oxalis acetosella 1885 crop.jpg. This is a repository of free media that can be used on all Wikimedia wikis. The image will be deleted from Wikipedia, but this doesn't mean it can't be used anymore. You can embed an image uploaded to Commons like you would an image uploaded to Wikipedia, in this case: [[File:Oxalis acetosella 1885 crop.jpg]]. Note that this is an automated message to inform you about the move. This bot did not copy the image itself. --Erwin85Bot (talk) 21:33, 29 October 2009 (UTC)

MfD nomination of User:Chmod007/Copy of User talk:33451/2004 Archive[edit]

User:Chmod007/Copy of User talk:33451/2004 Archive, a page you substantially contributed to, has been nominated for deletion. Your opinions on the matter are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/User:Chmod007/Copy of User talk:33451/2004 Archive and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You are free to edit the content of User:Chmod007/Copy of User talk:33451/2004 Archive during the discussion but should not remove the miscellany for deletion template from the top of the page; such a removal will not end the deletion discussion. Thank you. --A Stop at Willoughby (talk) 04:54, 28 December 2009 (UTC)

WIkiProject Mac[edit]

Hello Chmod007,

There hasn't been much activity at WikiProject Mac lately, and I saw your name on the list of active participants. If you are willing to jump in again, please consider helping to revive the project!

  • Put {{WikiProject Macintosh}} on the talk pages of articles involving Macintosh and Apple. This helps to categorize articles!
  • Write, cleanup, or expand an article about Macintosh/Apple
  • Source a Biography of a living person living in, born in, or otherwise affiliated with Macintosh/Apple
  • Help spread the word about the project
  • Update the project page or the portal
  • Watchlist or check the project talk page for updates

If you know anyone who might be interested in Macintosh/Apple , please pass this message along to them! If you are still interested in the project but aren't currently active, please add yourself to the list of inactive participants at the bottom of this list. Thanks!

On behalf of the project, iBen 21:32, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

WikiProject Macintosh Revival[edit]

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Hello, Chmod007! You've listed yourself as an active member of WikiProject Macintosh, which is currently seeing very little activity. We are trying to revive the project and your help would be appreciated. To see who is active and who is not, we will be listing all active members under "status pending" in the project's participant list. Please move your name to either the "former members" section or "active" section. Hope to see you in the "active" column! For more information on how to help the project, visit the How to help section at our project page! · EdwardsBot (talk) 02:31, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

WikiProject Macintosh Role Call[edit]

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Hello, Chmod007! You've listed yourself as an active member of WikiProject Macintosh, which is currently being revived. Your help would be appreciated! To see who is active and who is not, we will be listing all active members under "status pending" in the project's participant list. Please move your name to either the "former members" section or "active" section. The role call will end May 31; please move your name now if you are still interested. For more information on how to help the project, visit the How to help section at our project page! &middot MonoBot04:16, 2 May 2010 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for File:HotSauce navigation screenshot.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading or contributing to File:HotSauce navigation screenshot.jpg. I notice the file page specifies that the file is being used under fair use but there is not a suitable explanation or rationale as to why each specific use in Wikipedia constitutes fair use. Please go to the file description page and edit it to include a fair use rationale.

If you have uploaded other fair use media, consider checking that you have specified the fair use rationale on those pages too. You can find a list of 'file' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "File" from the dropdown box. Note that any non-free media lacking such an explanation will be deleted one week after they have been tagged, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 22:15, 7 December 2010 (UTC)

File permission problem with File:Software Automatic Mouth C64.ogg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading File:Software Automatic Mouth C64.ogg. I noticed that while you provided a valid copyright licensing tag, there is no proof that the creator of the file agreed to license it under the given license.

If you created this media entirely yourself but have previously published it elsewhere (especially online), please either

  • make a note permitting reuse under the CC-BY-SA or another acceptable free license (see this list) at the site of the original publication; or
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If you did not create it entirely yourself, please ask the person who created the file to take one of the two steps listed above, or if the owner of the file has already given their permission to you via email, please forward that email to permissions-en@wikimedia.org.

If you believe the media meets the criteria at Wikipedia:Non-free content, use a tag such as {{non-free fair use in|article name}} or one of the other tags listed at Wikipedia:File copyright tags#Fair use, and add a rationale justifying the file's use on the article or articles where it is included. See Wikipedia:File copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

If you have uploaded other files, consider checking that you have provided evidence that their copyright owners have agreed to license their works under the tags you supplied, too. You can find a list of files you have created in your upload log. Files lacking evidence of permission may be deleted one week after they have been tagged, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Kelly hi! 07:11, 31 December 2010 (UTC)

Suspension of admin privileges due to inactivity[edit]

Following a community discussion in June 2011, consensus was reached to provisionally suspend the administrative privileges of users who have been inactive for one year, meaning administrators who have made neither any edits nor any logged actions in over one year. As a result of this discussion, your administrative privileges have been removed pending your return. If you wish to have these privileges reinstated, please post to the Wikipedia:Bureaucrats' noticeboard and the userright will be restored per the re-sysopping process (i.e., as long as the attending bureaucrats are reasonably satisfied that your account has not been compromised and that your inactivity did not have the effect of evading scrutiny of any actions which might have led to sanctions). This removal of access is procedural only, and not intended to reflect negatively upon you in any way. We wish you the best in future endeavors, and thank you for your past administrative efforts. RL0919 (talk) 20:16, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

Non-free use of File:NetBus153.png[edit]

Thank you for uploading File:NetBus153.png. However, there is a concern that the use of the image on Wikipedia may not meet the criteria required by Wikipedia:Non-free content. Details of this problem, and which specific criteria that the image may not meet, can be obtained by going to the image description page. If you feel that this image does meet those criteria, please place a note on the image description or talk page explaining why. Do not remove the {{di-fails NFCC}} tag itself.

An administrator will review this file within a few days, and having considered the opinions placed on the image page, may delete it in accordance with our criteria for speedy deletion or remove the tag entirely. If you have any questions, please ask them at the media copyright questions page. Thank you. — Moe ε 22:19, 21 November 2011 (UTC)

Non-free rationale for File:Solaris Atari game screenshot.JPG[edit]

Thanks for uploading or contributing to File:Solaris Atari game screenshot.JPG. I notice the file page specifies that the file is being used under non-free content criteria, but there is not a suitable explanation or rationale as to why each specific use in Wikipedia is acceptable. Please go to the file description page, and edit it to include a non-free rationale.

If you have uploaded other non-free media, consider checking that you have specified the non-free rationale on those pages too. You can find a list of 'file' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "File" from the dropdown box. Note that any non-free media lacking such an explanation will be deleted one week after they have been tagged, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If the file is already gone, you can still make a request for undeletion and ask for a chance to fix the problem. If you have any questions, please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 13:39, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Non-free rationale for File:Textfiles first page.png[edit]

Thanks for uploading or contributing to File:Textfiles first page.png. I notice the file page specifies that the file is being used under non-free content criteria, but there is not a suitable explanation or rationale as to why each specific use in Wikipedia is acceptable. Please go to the file description page, and edit it to include a non-free rationale.

If you have uploaded other non-free media, consider checking that you have specified the non-free rationale on those pages too. You can find a list of 'file' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "File" from the dropdown box. Note that any non-free media lacking such an explanation will be deleted one week after they have been tagged, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If the file is already gone, you can still make a request for undeletion and ask for a chance to fix the problem. If you have any questions, please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 23:28, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

Notice of change[edit]

Hello. You are receiving this message because of a recent change to the administrator policy that alters what you were told at the time of your desysopping. The effect of the change is that you will not longer be able to request restoration of the tools because of your prior inactivity. You have until December 30, 2012 to request restoration or else the policy will prevent you from doing so in the future; you would need to seek a new WP:RFA. Until December 30, you can file a request at WP:BN for review by the crats. Thank you. MBisanz talk 04:22, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

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File:LastResort samples.png missing description details[edit]

Dear uploader: The media file you uploaded as:

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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) 15:57, 3 August 2013 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of File:Selma Lagerlof nobel prize illustration.png[edit]

A tag has been placed on File:Selma Lagerlof nobel prize illustration.png requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section F2 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is an image page for a missing or corrupt image or an empty image description page for a Commons-hosted image.

If you think this page should not be deleted for this reason, you may contest the nomination by visiting the page and clicking the button labelled "Click here to contest this speedy deletion". This will give you the opportunity to explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. However, 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 from the page yourself, but do not hesitate to add information in line with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 22:57, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

A cup of coffee for you![edit]

A small cup of coffee.JPG You uploaded good picture of graph with 6 vertices Snehalshekatkar (talk) 07:10, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

Cultivate listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Cultivate. Since you had some involvement with the Cultivate redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so. Mistakefinder (talk) 11:07, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

Nomination of Crypto Operating System for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Crypto Operating System is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Crypto Operating System until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 23:00, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

Nomination of Textfiles.com for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Textfiles.com is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Textfiles.com (2nd nomination) until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Air Combat What'sup, dog? 17:57, 8 November 2015 (UTC)

Hi there. Didn't see that the XfD had already been debated and was voted keep. Withdrew nomination as such. Air Combat What'sup, dog? 18:02, 8 November 2015 (UTC)

File source problem with File:Frederick V, king of Bohemia, Gerrit von Honthorst painting (1634).jpg[edit]

Thank you for uploading File:Frederick V, king of Bohemia, Gerrit von Honthorst painting (1634).jpg. I noticed that the file's description page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you did not create this file yourself, you will need to specify the owner of the copyright. If you obtained it from a website, please add a link to the page from which it was taken, together with a brief restatement of the website's terms of use of its content. If the original copyright holder is a party unaffiliated with the website, that author should also be credited. Please add this information by editing the image description page.

If the necessary information is not added within the next days, the image will be deleted. If the file is already gone, you can still make a request for undeletion and ask for a chance to fix the problem.

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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

Hi,
You appear to be eligible to vote in the current Arbitration Committee election. The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to enact binding solutions for disputes between editors, primarily related to serious behavioural issues that the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the ability to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail. If you wish to participate, you are welcome to review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. For the Election committee, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:15, 30 November 2015 (UTC)