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Do you accept multiple images per square?
What is a Supplemental image?
How do I get a Geograph point for my image?
What is Geographing?
What makes a good Geograph?
How do I find which squares need photographing?
Do I need to resize my photos? Are there size limits?
I disagree with the location or title of an image - what can I do?
What are my legal rights when taking photographs?
I made a mistake on my submission, how do I change it?
What are TPoints, how do they work?
There's a page I once saw on Geograph, and I can't find it again!
Counties, I'm confused, which do you display?
What do all these strange words mean?
Do you have an RSS feed?
I've seen little thumbs-up symbols around the site, what are they?
I would be interested in using Geograph content, is that possible?
Open source? Creative Commons? What's that all about?
Why must I agree to allow commercial use of my image?
Who built this marvellous site?
I'm concerned about a photo or comment I have seen on the site.
I use AOL, and the images look terrible!
Many thumbnails seem to be missing, any idea of the cause?
What makes a good Geograph?

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What's the ideal size for an image submitted to Geograph?
I don't understand Grid References - are there any sites to help me?
I've got a photo of an unknown castle (harbour, sheepfold,...) - do you know where it is?
What makes a good Geograph?
What are those little thumbs to the right of the images about?
How are the recent photos on the RH side of main page generated? Is it hamsters or humans?
I'm an artist and would like to use a scene from a geograph in a painting. Is that acceptable?
Does Geograph accept interior photographs?
Can I see a demonstration of the Photo Submission process?
Are there any Geograph specific terminology?
How do I upload a photo in Portrait to display correctly? It uploads to landscape.
I'd like to see what the submission process looks like before I try it out. Can you show me?
How can I change the text size, or make the page easier to read?
I have licensed an image larger than I intended, can I remove it?
My images seem to be rotated when I upload them. How can I avoid that?
The search interface seem complicated, where can I find a simple introduction?
Can I use photos in publication?
What is Geograph's cookie policy?
how can I tell which of my submissions gained a Tpoint
Which squares have the most pictures on Geograph?

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What the lettuce have hamsters to do with Geograph?
Why do only some photos get a Geograph point?
Is there a table of how many new points I acquire per month?
How can I improve a photo?
Can I see the distribution of pictures within a gridsquare?
Something seems to be broken - where can I report bugs?
How does a viewer/subscriber find the grid squares which have few or no photos?
There are too many steps in the submission process. Can I do it all in one go?
I have an interesting old photograph/postcard, can I submit it to Geograph?
Why can I only get to page 20 of search results?
What are shared descriptions, and how can I add them?
I need to remove a picture I uploaded, is this possible?
Has any of my pictures ever featured as the front page picture?
How are contributions scored in the Photo of the Week \ Year competitions?
What is the Photo of the Week \ Year competition?
I have changed my email address. Can I change the existing email address or do I have to reregister?
How do I create links between my pics and between my pics and other pics
How do I put web links, URL's or links to geograph pictures into descriptions?

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How accurate do I have to locate photos to submit to Geograph?
How do I choose tags for my images?
Why are you introducing Geographical Context?
How do I enable the Geographical Context based Submission process?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?
I've got a picture of an insect (plant, pillbox, locomotive...). Can you help identify it for me?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
How can I take better photos?
Is it possible to get a point for a "supplemental"?
Can I ask for a fee if someone would like to use my images in a publication?
My connection is slow. Can I upload while I'm away and fill in the details later?
Are all photo's taken outside of a grid square supplementals?
By what date should I upload my photo if I want it to be entered in Photo of the Week \ Year competition?
Can I edit my post on the discussion forum?
How do I upload a photo in Portrait to display correctly? It uploads to landscape.
I've had a complaint about one of my pictures. What should I do?
How can I find out which of my photos have Tpoints?
How do different image editing applications compare?
family snap
How do i close my account?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?

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I've uploaded a picture, why is the square still green on my personal map?
Where do I find squares where points are available?
I've had a photo made a 'supplemental' - what does that mean?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?
Why have I gained an extra point without uploading a picture?
Can I use a Geograph-er's text along with their pictures?
I've spotted a mistake. What should I do?
Can I subscribe to a square and receive a notification when new photos are added to it?
Can I suggest a photo for the front page of Geograph?
Are images on Geograph automatically uploaded to Google Earth as well?
Can I find out which of my images have been re-used on other websites?

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I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?
How can I show a picture on the forum?
Can I re-use a Geograph article elsewhere? How about copyright?
Can I upload an annotated version of a photograph to point out particular features?
What is the "community showcase"?
Is there a list of all the squares that I got personal points for?
Can I upload pictures I have inherited from a deceased relative?

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