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Open source? Creative Commons? What's that all about?
Who built this marvellous site?
What makes a good Geograph?

Viewing Images

I've seen little thumbs-up symbols around the site, what are they?
What are those little thumbs to the right of the images about?

Photo Contributors

Why must I agree to allow commercial use of my image?
Any rule about cloning out? Should one blurr out faces of people in the photo? What about ugly wires, aerials?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
I've had a complaint about one of my pictures. What should I do?
Can I find out which of my images have been re-used on other websites?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

My images seem to be rotated when I upload them. How can I avoid that?
One of my shots only awarded supplemental, I think should be a geograph.
How do l drag multiple images into the multi-upload tool?
What are shared descriptions, and how can I add them?

Points and Moderation

Is there a table of how many new points I acquire per month?
family snap

Finding way in the forum

How are contributions scored in the Photo of the Week \ Year competitions?

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