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Good to see you here too, and thanks for your contributions to Singapore! -- Jpatokal 07:04, 11 October 2006 (EDT)


Wikitravel generally uses less pictures than Wikipedia, see Wikitravel:Image policy. A few high-quality pics are preferred to a huge slew of low-quality ones. Jpatokal 07:21, 11 October 2006 (EDT)

First, please upload to shared:Wikitravel Shared, it's our equivalent of Commons. (Edit: I see you already did, so nevermind!) Second, we don't usually do more than one picture of anything, especially something as boring as shopping malls. Third, I personally hate overexposed images (like [1] and [2] -- see how the sky is so white it bleeds into the buildings?) and would much prefer nothing at all... Jpatokal 09:43, 11 October 2006 (EDT)
That said, the Japanese Wikitravel uses a lot more pictures than the English one does, so please do feel free to upload (almost) anything to Shared. Also, if you really want to help out, the Chinese Wikitravel Expedition (the project to launch Wikitravel in Chinese) could use a helping hand -- we really need somebody like you who can write both Chinese and English well. Jpatokal 09:54, 11 October 2006 (EDT)
Re: your msg on IRC, unfortunately overexposure can't be corrected with Photoshop — the overexposed parts are maxed out (pure white) and thus have no data left. There's only one solution: don't shoot against the light when taking pictures... Jpatokal 11:11, 11 October 2006 (EDT)


Cities vs towns

The template says "Cities", so we use "cities" even if the Malaysian Department of Paper-Pushing doesn't agree. Remember, the traveller comes first, and we do occasionally sacrifice encyclopedic accuracy in pursuit of this goal... Jpatokal 01:25, 16 November 2006 (EST)