[Wiki Loves Monuments] Incorrect ID's in competition photos - what to do?

André Costa lokal_profil at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 3 13:13:08 UTC 2012

I found that writing a comment in the id field label of the upload wizard
drastically reduced the number of incorrect id's last year. See e.g.

So assuming your id's always take a similar format you could just say
something like "should be numbers and look like XX-XXX-XXXX"

Andre / Lokal_Profil

On 3 September 2012 10:41, Yaroslav M. Blanter <putevod at mccme.ru> wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:38:27 +0300, Андрій Бондаренко wrote:
>> Hi, everyone,
>> Recently I noticed that some participants do not place ID of a
>> monument correctly.  For example in this photo [1] ID is  marked as
>> "Ship_sunk_sev [2]", but it is not correct. Correct number of this
>> monument (if I dont mistake it is this one [3]) must be 85-002-0003
>> (according to our list [4]). Imho this participant was too lazy to
>> find a correct ID and wrote something by hart :)) though most of our
>> participants are accurate with ID
>> What is recommended to do in this case?
> Just to correct an ID. If you notice that one participant systematically
> fails to provide a correct ID, they may require some explanations on their
> talk page.
> Cheers
> Yaroslav
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