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Figure skating?[edit]

I noticed you have figure skating articles on your to do list. Perhaps you'd be interested to know there is a WikiProject Figure Skating. Cheers! --Fang Aili talk 18:50, 8 June 2006 (UTC)

Welcome aboard! :) --Fang Aili talk 19:18, 9 June 2006 (UTC)

Thank you for adding pictures!! --Fang Aili talk 15:57, 15 July 2006 (UTC)

Unspecified source for Image:Special figures.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Special figures.jpg. I notice the file's description page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this file yourself, then there needs to be an argument why we have the right to use it on Wikipedia (see copyright tagging below). If you did not create the file yourself, then you need to specify where it was found, i.e., in most cases link to the website where it was taken from, and the terms of use for content from that page, but since this is being claimed as published pre-1923 in the United States, identifying a source publication printed in the USA before 1923 is what's really needed.

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I wish there was a more friendly "hey, come on now, a Wikipedian like you ought to have remembered to put in the source :p But put it in within 7 days, okay, or we'll end up having to undelete the image for you when you do want to put it in!" type message rather than the scary one above :) Glad to be of service. Sincerely, TheGrappler 19:14, 5 July 2006 (UTC)

Barnstar![edit]

Editors Barnstar.png The Editor's Barnstar
Your work at revision, reversion, and deletion, like your recent work on Jesse Macbeth, shows that you have what it takes to potentially be a great editor. Remember, sometimes the best editing is deletion of useless material. Keep up the good work. ~ Porphyric Hemophiliac § 00:45, 12 July 2006 (UTC)


Hi, Vesperholly. I reverted your edit to Jesse Macbeth because I was concerned that removing citations made certain facts in the article appear to be unsourced (and subject to removal). I imagine I would also disagree with PHDrillSergeant about whether the removed citations are useful. Anyway, if you've read both WP:CITE and WP:BLP and still disagree with my reversion, then accept my apologies. --Bugmuncher 13:40, 10 August 2006 (UTC)

Amanda Billings[edit]

Hi. Thanks for taking and donating the image for this article. It's a great improvement. May I make a friendly, and optional suggestion, that you upload free images to Commons. This will allow for the images to be shared between all Wiki Media Foundation projects, including all Wikipedia languages, without duplication. Also, you can upload more images than what can fit in any current Wikipedia article. --Rob 08:41, 17 July 2006 (UTC)

Barnstar :)[edit]

I hearby award this Photographer's Barnstar to Vesperholly for taking and obtaining so many figure skating pictures. Thank you! --Fang Aili talk 13:40, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Scratchspin photos[edit]

I'm about to list most of your picture contributions on images for deletion. You're claiming that they are GFDL, but in your description you're clearly listing that they are from Scratchspin and incorrectly listing them as GFDL. Scratchspin pictures are not suitable for Wikipedia ... see Template:Scratchspin. Sue Anne 18:32, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Hi Vesperholly. I'm trying to figure out a way for these photos to stay on Wikipedia. How did you get permission from "Hoo"? Did she release them to GFDL? (Regardless, your barnstar stays. You've uploaded lots of your own pictures. :) --Fang Aili talk 20:12, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Unless she releases her copyright and allows them to be GFDL, they cannot be used on Wikipedia. See http://mail.wikipedia.org/pipermail/wikien-l/2005-May/023760.html to the mailing list discussion about this topic. Sue Anne 20:33, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

She needs to either release them under GFDL or {{cc-by-2.5}}—Attribution 2.5 ... Sue Anne 20:55, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
P.S. sorry about the he/she thing in previous messages. Sue Anne 20:55, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
Did you get an answer from her as to whether or not she'll release the images under GFDL or {{cc-by-2.5}}—Attribution 2.5? Sue Anne 22:37, 1 August 2006 (UTC)


Image copyright problem with Image:Amber corwin.jpg[edit]

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Orphaned fair use image (Image:Age of innocence.jpg)[edit]

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Possibly unfree Image:Zivanovic_trifun_SS.jpg[edit]

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Re: Deleted images?[edit]

Sorry about the confusion. Looks like these slipped through the cracks. Are these images being use on any articles? I usually try to check this before deleting the image but maybe I missed these. These were deleted because they were moved to the Commons, another image repository that can be used by all Wikimedia projects. I'm a little short on time right now but I will definitely look into all of these as soon as I can. The first one you linked to is now located here: commons:Image:Angela_Nikodinov_2.jpg. I'll look up the other two as soon as I can. Again, sorry about the confusion. They are not deleted permanently. I will find the images on the Commons and if I cannot, I will restore the original image (or move them to the Commons myself).↔NMajdantalk 17:20, 14 April 2007 (UTC)

Yes, I am fully aware of the "What links here" link. But, as I said, these must've slipped through the crack. I already gave you the correct link for the first image. The second one is at commons:Image:Alissa Czisny 2.jpg and the third is at commons:Image:Jennifer_Don_2.jpg. Hope that helps!↔NMajdantalk 13:18, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

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Copyright problems with photos from ScratchSpin.com[edit]

Hi Vesperholly

I just want to make sure that you know that I have marked all photos from ScratchSpin.com for deletion due to the incorrect licensing. This includes all photos in Commons:Category:Photographs from ScratchSpin.com and and the following images:

Gary van der Merwe (Talk) 14:39, 23 May 2007 (UTC)

skating pictures[edit]

could you mirror your pictures on commons so we can use them on other langauges

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Merger proposed: Partially Buried Woodshed → Robert Smithson[edit]

It has been proposed to merge the content of Partially Buried Woodshed into Robert Smithson. Since you have previously edited one of these articles, I thought you might be interested. You're welcome to participate in the discussion if you like. --B. Wolterding 16:46, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

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Replaceable fair use Image:Salchow.jpg[edit]

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