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Hi, when uploading screenshots from BBC programmes (such as Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures or Torchwood) please select the 'BBC screenshots' menus item from the drop down licensing menu, this adds the copyright tag and saves other users from adding it manually later. Additionally if the correct tags are not added at upload the images may be deleting as (when a users comes to tag images they may not know the source) and the only option then is to delete the images. Thanks. --Tangerineduel 13:44, September 16, 2010 (UTC)
- Once more I request that you select a copyright tag upon upload of images, these images may be tagged for deletion if a copyright tag is not selected. --Tangerineduel 14:54, September 17, 2010 (UTC)
Can I just ask why you have my User Name as your name in the Infobox on your User Page? Mini-mitch 20:14, 20 September, 2010 (UTC)
Please see Tardis:How to upload a screenshot with a licensing tag for how to add a licensing tag to an image. Failure to add a copyright tag may result in the image being removed and your edits rolled back. --Tangerineduel 15:50, September 21, 2010 (UTC)
When uploading photos, you must select the correct license. As I can see from the above comments, you have failed to do this after been asked on numerous occasions. Do not leave it blank as these images can be deleted. Thanks. Mini-mitch\talk 16:55, March 21, 2011 (UTC)
- This is the last time I'm going to ask you. When you upload any photo you must select a license. If you cannot see the drop down menu to select the appropriate one, tell me and we can sort it. If you continue you ingore these message, action will be taken. Thanks. Mini-mitch\talk 17:11, March 30, 2011 (UTC)
I have spoken with the head admin, and it has been decided that any images you upload will be deleted, until you place the proper license on them. Failure to do so, and ignore this message will result in a 2 week block. Thanks. Mini-mitch\talk 16:19, April 3, 2011 (UTC)
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Block - Image licences
When selecting images you must select the correct image licence, you have not done this for your recent uploads. As warned by Mini-mitch in 2011 you have been blocked for 2 weeks. --Tangerineduel / talk 15:27, June 22, 2013 (UTC)