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The Bugle: Issue CXI, June 2015[edit]

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Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal[edit]

Eric, thanks for your help with this. I'm still aiming to improve it by adding illustrations. The best source i have found is the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company (see reference) but I haven't yet found the time to get approval from them.Lexysexy (talk) 01:13, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

@Lexysexy: glad to help. If you cannot get their approval Veterans Canada has a George V version on their page showing the obverse and reverse. You can always try to float a WP:Fair Use image. EricSerge (talk) 01:31, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Scott Disick[edit]

This article has been re-created and is at AfD for the fourth time. Your comments will be welcome. I am notifying everyone who contributed to the previous AfDs. JohnCD (talk) 21:58, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Thanks I commented at the AfD. EricSerge (talk) 22:09, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

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Eric, for my own educative purposes, why did you move the ribbon bars, and reduce them to thumbs? I ask because I think the "box" in which the thumb arrives detracts from the visual image.Lexysexy (talk) 00:11, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

@Lexysexy: I tend to agree with not being in love with the framing, but that is the way they have chosen to render thumbnails. Check out WP:IMGLOC, it discusses the best practices on image placement. A few paragraphs above, it talks about all the syntax to make it work. Cheers. EricSerge (talk) 14:27, 5 July 2015 (UTC)