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````sir how to creat my own wiki page...........please tell me soon.```` — Preceding unsigned comment added by 49.136.86.132 (talk) 15:46, 22 March 2013 (UTC)

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It seems to me that your conclusion ("There seems to be a consensus that, while perhaps not perfect, the new text is an improvement") is not a correct summary of the discussion. I provided a number of reliable sources that allowed me to come to a conclusion that this text in not an improvement, and these my arguments have not been refuted. Although I and TFD didn't write 'oppose in bold, we both opposed to the proposed changes, and, taking into account that our opinion is based on reliable secondary sources, I have absolutely no idea what your decision to implement this change was based on. (Especially taking into account that one of the users who voted for proposed changes did that in extremely insulting and uncivil manner, which was especially intolerable taking into account that he has already been warned per WP:DIGWUREN.
I think your decision was based on just simple vote count, and I respectfully ask you to self-revert.--Paul Siebert (talk) 02:03, 23 March 2013 (UTC)

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Hi, I would like to request permission to use an image that you have uploaded. Is it possible to use the image of 'Lunar eclipse al-Biruni'? (https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/62/Lunar_eclipse_al-Biruni.jpg), it is for a book called 'Palesine: The Beginners Guide', which I am currently typesetting.

I would appreciate it if you could look into this at your earliest and I look forward to your reply. Please reply to: shoayb@foa.org.uk.

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Hello.

I am a graphic designer interested in using your photo:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Galveston_victorian_homes_post_office.jpg

This would be for commercial use on the front of a brochure for a senior living building being constructed in Texas.

I'm not quite sure how this all works getting in contact via Wikipedia, but we want to make sure you are properly credited for the photo.

Thank you.

Baltimore356 (talk) 18:13, 27 September 2016 (UTC)