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Ask the Mods Important Site Questions (V2)

Brokedownandmadeone
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Artistic Detective - For awesome dedication to sleuthing out and maintaining artist tags and links
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.
Cool Crow - "Caw!" An awesome tagger
Wallet After Summer Sale -
Equality - In our state, we're all equal here!
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!
Perfect Pony Plot Provider - Uploader of 10+ images with 350 upvotes or more (Questionable/Explicit)

BigThirsty ponybooru.org
@Ciaran
Looking at the artist tag again, I didn’t realize happy harvey didn’t have a linked profile. Could’ve sworn they did. If they only upload as anon, that may explain a lot.
Brokedownandmadeone
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Artistic Detective - For awesome dedication to sleuthing out and maintaining artist tags and links
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.
Cool Crow - "Caw!" An awesome tagger
Wallet After Summer Sale -
Equality - In our state, we're all equal here!
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!
Perfect Pony Plot Provider - Uploader of 10+ images with 350 upvotes or more (Questionable/Explicit)

BigThirsty ponybooru.org
@Ciaran
In the future, I’d like to suggest erring on the side of caution on deletions similar to this case. Personally I’d check for precious iterations of any included image (for this one I searched artist + fs). Then if none exist, treat it like an original image unless there’s a proper source for the included image. A step before that I did but would take more time to delve into is cropping and quick reverse image searches.
Princess Luna
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Thread Starter - Started a thread with over 100 pages
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.
Cool Crow - "Caw!" An awesome tagger
Economist -
A Perfectly Normal Pony - <%Nebulon> Yeah, just fetch me a smaller anus, sweetie.
Magnificent Metadata Maniac - #1 Assistant
From the Night -

Senior Moderator
Site Developer
Tag Czar
In regards to images with stories, I think if the story looks to be about what’s probably going on in the image, it should just be treated as an edit, similar to how we handle edited screencaps with text.
@Blissful690
They should mostly be set up properly now.
Ciaran
ラ・ゼッタ - For supporting the site
A Lovely Nightmare Night - Celebrated the 12th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Princess of Love - Extra special version for those who participated in the Canterlot Wedding 10th anniversary event by contributing art.
Tree of Harmony - Drew someone's OC for the 2022 Community Collab
Elements of Harmony - Had an OC in the 2022 Community Collab
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Magnificent Metadata Maniac - #1 Assistant
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~

Moderator
友情は魔法だ
@CORDZ2000
If that happens then the image shouldn’t have been deleted. Instead the claim would be validated.
If the artist responded in the negative, or specifically asked for the image to be deleted, it would still be deleted. But, baring any specific information from the artist, it wouldn’t have been deleted.
That is - unless the artist deleted hundreds of images, in which case it might have been done programmatically.
If you have such an image that was deleted, which one was it?
Background Pony #2538
@CORDZ2000
The artist was AnontheAnon. They’re on the DNP under “artist upload only”, it’s strange they gave you permission since “upload with permission” is a separate listing. It’s been two years since they filed that DNP, I wonder if they’ve forgotten what they requested by this time.
ElectricRodent
Artist -

beep beep lettuce
Not sure if this is the right place to ask, since I haven’t had to do this before, but my two most recent works have been deleted from the site, with no explanation. They were two SFM renders involving Button Mash and Sweetie Belle, both as adults. Might I ask why are they gone?
ElectricRodent
Artist -

beep beep lettuce
@Ciaran
She looked the same in all my previous uploads that had her, and those didn’t get deleted. Also, as the artist, I can confirm, she’s aged up. So, can I get my art back?
The Smiling Pony
A Lovely Nightmare Night - Celebrated the 12th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Princess of Love - Extra special version for those who participated in the Canterlot Wedding 10th anniversary event by contributing art.
Tree of Harmony - Drew someone's OC for the 2022 Community Collab
Elements of Harmony - Had an OC in the 2022 Community Collab
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Thread Starter - Report site bugs here
A Really Hyper Artist - 500+ images under their artist tag
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~

Somehow Omnipresent?
@CaptainXtra
I’m not sure what you’re expecting from people here. Whether mods have 4 livestreams covering the topic open at all times, or have been in cryogenic sleep for the last month, it’s not going to affect the outcome or the site.
GeONlD
Artist -

Hello dear mods, here is the question.
Case: There is a confirmed artist on the site. Artist purposely hides links to their other social media pages, and does not want to leave links, i.e. they want some anonymity.
However, not all of the pictures they upload are exclusive to derpibooru, but the sours on other sites are available (uploaded earlier, and probably in a much lower resolution) - should they link to it, and would it be forbidden NOT to link to it?
Perhaps the answer to this question has been before, but I’m having trouble articulating it and looking it up. Thanks for reading.
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