Image Deletion Explanation
<fck:hr> File:Slaget-ved-Lyndanissse.jpg was removed from the Denmark page because it is a memorial of the battle of Lyndanisse (Tallinn) 15th of June 1219, where the Danish flag according to the legend fell down from the sky, and gave King Valdemar II (The Victorious) the victory. At least one patron was offended by this display on the Denmark page which is understandable.
Parrisl 20:23, 29 October 2013 (UTC) </fck:hr>
- The Denmark page has used the File:Slaget-ved-Lyndanissse.jpg since the page was created in May of 2010. The page has been viewed almost 1 million 400 thousand times and this is the first time I've heard of anyone offended. I don't have any problem with the image being replaced, but given the usage up to this point 1. There really should have been a discussion around it before deleting it and 2. a replacement should have already been chosen. The reason the original image was chosen is because the Dane's are very proud of their flag and the history of their flag. It's the oldest, unchanged national flag in contineous use in the world.
MorrisGF 20:42, 29 October 2013 (UTC)
- I agree 100% with MorrisGF. Could there please be a more explanation as to why this person was offended? I have restored the picture until further explanation is provided or a replacement photo is agreed upon.
- Apparently 1 million 4 thousand viewers were not Danish or they did not understand the historical significance of the picture. It is a memorial in Tallinn of the defeat of Denmark by King Valdemar II in the battle of Lyndanisse. Would anyone want the memorial of their defeat by another country on their countries page? The memorial depicted is in Tallinn.