Hi Srikant, Thanks for reminding us about this!
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Srikant Kedia <wikiodis...@gmail.com>wrote: > > Dear Wikimedians, > > Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2012 Picture of the Year > competition is now open. We're interested in your opinion as to which > images qualify to be the Picture of the Year for 2012. Voting is open to > established Wikimedia users who meet the following criteria: > > 1. Users must have an account, at any Wikimedia project, which was > registered *before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000*[UTC]. > 2. This user account must have more than *75 edits* on *any > single*Wikimedia project > *before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000* [UTC]. Please check your > account eligibility at the POTY 2012 Contest Eligibility > tool<http://toolserver.org/%7Epathoschild/accounteligibility/?user=&wiki=&event=27> > . > 3. Users must vote with an account meeting the above requirements > either on Commons or another SUL-related Wikimedia project (for other > Wikimedia projects, the account must be attached to the user's Commons > account through SUL <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Unified_login> > ). > > Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the > international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered > in this competition. From professional animal and plant shots to > breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant > images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, > diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human > portraits, Commons features pictures of all flavors. > > For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories. Two > rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you can vote for as many > images as you like. The first round category winners and the top ten > overall will then make it to the final. In the final round, when a limited > number of images are left, you must decide on the one image that you want > to become the Picture of the Year. > > To see the candidate images just go to the POTY 2012 page on Wikimedia > Commons<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2012> > . > > Wikimedia Commons celebrates our featured images of 2012 with this > contest. Your votes decide the Picture of the Year, so remember to vote in > the first round by *30 January 2013* > Thanks, > the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Srikanth Ramakrishnan Member of the Executive Committee Wikimedia Chapter [India]
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