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-- 03:01, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Please see..... edit

my comment at your accreditation request page. --Bddpaux (talk) 18:54, 2 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

In light of your accreditation request.......... edit

....can you point me to any photos you've taken this year (hopefully, easy to find over at Commons).....?? --Bddpaux (talk) 23:17, 24 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This search is almost what you want. The exceptions are the ones without the edit summary User created page with UploadWizard. If it instead says something like {{Information |Description=Bellingham, Washington protest against Arctic drilling. See w:Seattle Arctic drilling protests |Source=[https://www.flickr.com/photos/theslowlane/17836715269/ " then it's just a file I transferred from Flickr. --Dennis Bratland (talk) 00:19, 25 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Closed, successful edit

Welcome to the Caba^H^H^H^H Accredited Reporters team. ;-)

I'm going to assume you've got wiki email enabled. So, I'll get you an @wikinewsie.org email set up shortly. It'll probably take me a while to find the template(s) you can use to print off biz cards, but here's an example of a previous design. --Brian McNeil / talk 13:26, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks! --Dennis Bratland (talk) 17:14, 30 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ten-ton ice cube melting in Seattle park edit

Hi. I took a preliminary look; I'm not up to a review tonight (not as facile with late-night reviews as I used to be), but left some remarks on the collaboration page. --Pi zero (talk) 03:22, 10 September 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello edit

Hello, Dennis Bratland. It is to see you again. And thank you for those images!
Agastya Chandrakant ⚽️ 🏆 🎾 🎬 🎤 📰 09:39, 29 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This.... edit

...is at least slightly overdue!! 2 articles under your belt; and contributing some nice photos to boot! Thanks! --Bddpaux (talk) 15:02, 17 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This award is presented to new reporters who have started 10 or fewer news articles.