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I don't understand Grid References - are there any sites to help me?
Which squares have the most pictures on Geograph?
How do I: change my password
How do I send private emails
What the lettuce have hamsters to do with Geograph?
Something seems to be broken - where can I report bugs?
I have changed my email address. Can I change the existing email address or do I have to reregister?

Viewing Images

I disagree with the location or title of an image - what can I do?
What are those little thumbs to the right of the images about?
Can I see the distribution of pictures within a gridsquare?
Why can I only get to page 20 of search results?
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?
Are images on Geograph automatically uploaded to Google Earth as well?

Reusing Geograph Content

Do you have an RSS feed?
I would be interested in using Geograph content, is that possible?
I'm an artist and would like to use a scene from a geograph in a painting. Is that acceptable?
Can I use photos in publication?

Photo Contributors

How do I find which squares need photographing?
Does Geograph accept interior photographs?
Where can I find the reference number of a photo?
How long does a photograph stay pending?
Can I change my name to a pseudonym on a submission ?
I have just joined the site and wondered if I could upload photos with link to my own website on them
How do I add a shared description to a submited photo?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?
I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

I made a mistake on my submission, how do I change it?
I have licensed an image larger than I intended, can I remove it?
I have an interesting old photograph/postcard, can I submit it to Geograph?
I need to remove a picture I uploaded, is this possible?
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?
How do I enable the Geographical Context based Submission process?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?
Can I upload an annotated version of a photograph to point out particular features?

Finding way in the forum

I've got a picture of an insect (plant, pillbox, locomotive...). Can you help identify it for me?
Can I suggest a photo for the front page of Geograph?
How can I show a picture on the forum?

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