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Incredible Wikis and Users WikiEdit

Why exactly was Incredible Wikis and Users Wiki (incrediblewikisandusers.miraheze.org) closed and deleted? It wasn't necessarily violating the content policy or anything. I know it's been a long time but why exactly did this happen? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 04:39, 23 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]

To my knowledge it wasn't deleted, it would have been deleted for inactivity likely. Reception123 (talk) (C) 04:59, 23 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: Could it be restored somehow? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 09:44, 24 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I know this discussion is over a week old, but there's an archive of wiki backups from September 20, 2020 here. It should contain the dump for the wiki. Tali64³ (talk) 18:16, 1 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Can you specify which one is the IWUW dump? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 06:09, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Digging comes with the territory of the wiki dumps I'm afraid. They are not organized or intended to be that easy. Could be interesting if future dumps have an index of contents though. --Raidarr (talk) 13:09, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Well, is it possible for the original wiki to be restored? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 20:06, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
If you find the dump, yes. --Raidarr (talk) 11:14, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Where can I find the dump? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 11:19, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Since there hasn't been a reply in several days, I've gone ahead and extracted the dump. It's a little bit over 2MB, but it should be fine. After the wiki's created, you should give me administrator rights so I can import the dump. You should probably name it "Incredible Wikis Wiki", though, and ban pages about users, since having pages about them might cause problems. Tali64³ (talk) 12:34, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Tali64³: Sounds good, except for a couple of things:
  1. Its new title will be Creative Wikis Wiki.
  2. Users should still be allowed but there will be limits, as you need significance to be on the wiki, and pages can't be too egotistical. It will still be titled CWW though since wikis will be the main subject and users will be more of a partial subject. In addition to that, most pages about reception wikis will be deleted to further prevent egotism.
  3. Please import the dump file with all revisions copied and all edits assigned to users if they exist locally.

FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 01:07, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Alright, sounds reasonable. I don't know if the dump has all the revisions, though. Tali64³ (talk) 12:01, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I'm trying to keep my Wiki from closing.Edit

Food Dye Studios is about to be closed, due to be inactive. Can you go to Exempt from Inactivity? I can't check that because, I need a steward to do it.

https://fds.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:ManageWiki

That way my wiki doesn't get closed/deleted. I can't always make edits to the wiki. Kew1119 (talk) 17:08, 28 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Kew1119: Could you please give us more details about why you want an exemption? Is there a lot of content that will be read but doesn't need regular editing? Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:34, 29 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]
There's content that doesn't need regular editing. There is alot of content that does need to be read. Edits to this I would like to open, every once in a while. Kew1119 (talk) 14:51, 30 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I've added the exemption for your wiki. -- Void Whispers 20:06, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Trashy Celebrities WikiEdit

Could you please restore this wiki? It wasn't necessarily violating the Content Policy, as all of the unsourced pages were up for deletion, and it was intended for criticism, not spreading rumours. I was trying to fix it to make sure it wasn't deleted, but other users kept ruining it. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 20:41, 29 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Unfortunately, the wiki has already been permanently deleted. While XML backups certainly exist there was enough time to appeal the decision to close/delete the wiki for Content Policy violations. You may argue that the content was criticism and not hateful content/rumours but very often the two merged together on wikis of this type and much of the 'criticism' was not backed up which could lead to claims of defamation. Therefore, this is   Not done as there is nothing that indicated the CP wasn't violated and there was sufficient time to argue that before deletion. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:19, 31 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I did argue that before deletion, and as I said before, all of the pages with unsourced claims were either up for deletion or cleanup, but okay. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 20:21, 31 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Hello? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 20:12, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Note that there is no need to say this after a conversation is getting stale. Maybe Reception123 doesn't want to respond for whatever reason. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 02:18, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Addition of the LinkTitles extension for sadutandawikiEdit

I'd like to request that the parser hook extension LinkTitles be added to sadutandawiki in order to lessen the workload of linking pages as they're created. Florian87 (talk) 19:02, 2 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Florian87: Hi, does your wiki plan to have more than 2,500 content pages? Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:02, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123 It does indeed plan to have more than 2 500 pages, but I don't think that's gonna happen any time soon. I think it's best if no action is taken for the time being to add the extension. Thank you for your time. Florian87 (talk) 15:07, 8 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Checkuser requestEdit

On nonciclopedia.org I had to ban multiple vandalism-only accounts sharing the same modus operandi. I protected the site so that new accounts could only be created by existing users and more vandalism accounts were created after that. I suspect there's an otherwise ok user that is creating accounts to vandalize without tainting his/her main account(s), so a checkuser might be in order. Also, I just saw a new account being created after the protection (AmandaH0223187) but that should be impossible, is a sysop doing this? Wedhro (talk) 23:24, 2 September 2022 (UTC) Update: I had to set the wiki to private in order to stop new accounts from being created but it didn't work, one more account was created after that (Valerioss).Wedhro (talk) 02:28, 3 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

In order to stop account creations, you would need to revoke the right to createaccounts in (everyone) and Users. Simply making the wiki private does not solve this issue. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 03:25, 3 September 2022 (UTC) (Minor edit 03:28, 3 September 2022 (UTC))[reply]
You are right on, it was an established user who did the vandalism. I will be issuing them a final User accounts policy warning as technical data links them 101% to the recent vandalism. Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:15, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I have issued a warning to Darth Plagueis (who is behind this). I have locked all of their sockpuppets too. If you see another sock, do let me know please. Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:39, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
There's a recurrent troll creating dozen of sockpuppets that yesterday left a solidarity message in Darth Plagueis' talk page, I wonder if it's actually the same person complimenting himself; the following are his more recent sockpuppets:
Also, I wonder it all those fake accounts can be traced back to an older user, I mean, much older than Darth Plagueis, because he seems to be aware of obscure things happened on the wiki many years ago and that's very suspicious. Thanks. Wedhro (talk) 08:35, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
That user is just the standard LTA who always attacks your wiki (I don't know if you have a name for him, we just refer to him as the "Nonciclopedia LTA"). Agent Isai Talk to me! 15:34, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
So, it's two different people, right? Would you do a check user on the LTA vandal just in case it's an old user, for the reasons I explained above? Wedhro (talk) 18:51, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I did do a check which confirmed it was a different user, the "Nonciclopedia LTA". They extensively abuse Telecom Italia ranges and if we were to block their IPs, we'd be blocking all of Telecom Italia. Agent Isai Talk to me! 18:54, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Checkuser requestEdit

Would you check IP of the account below?

  • Above accounts were created by Long-term abuse. by Buel ·Talk·Wikimail 12:21, 3 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Buel: Hopefully either Agent Isai or another Steward takes a look into this at some point. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 15:41, 3 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@DarkMatterMan4500: I'm waiting for reply from him or other stewards. by Buel ·Talk·Wikimail 12:57, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Based on my investigation, 2208-gomi is confirmed to "富士山の頂上で絶頂", "富士山の頂上でオナニーして絶頂", and "富士山の頂上はバ力". The account is also a possible/likely match to "いちいち監視しながらブロックすんな きょう殺すぞ", but I can't be 100% certain. I did not check the third account, as the results from the first two checks indicated that the results would not be any more useful than checking the behavior for identifying other sockpuppets. The range(s) involved are too large for a check or global block to be effective. -- Void Whispers 21:03, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

CheckUser request for two sockpuppeteersEdit

There are two sockpuppeteers with a long history of sockpuppetry on the CLG Wiki. The first of which is Jackson:

Most of them clearly has the name "Jack" or "Jackson" in the username and their contributions usually consist of creating articles, all of which are around 1000 bytes are under.

The next sockpuppeteer is Tanner:

His usernames has his name, Tanner, or 2003 in them. Considering the patterns in the usernames he chooses, they are very likely linked to him.

For a full list of the listed sockpuppeteers, visit here for Jackson and here for Tanner. Thank you. Camenati (talk) 01:24, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I've done some locks and blocks for Jackson, however Tanner is too stale for CheckUser results to be viable. -- Void Whispers 20:44, 9 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Jackson has made another account: Jack The Young Man Camenati (talk) 15:51, 20 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Request for exemption to dormancy policyEdit

Hi, i have a wiki https://cradleylinks.miraheze.org/wiki this contains over 200 of information about the Local History of Cradley. The contents on this wiki are of great use to historians and local people and although going forward new articles will be added from time to time it is more of a useful read only resource. Please can you consider a dormancy exemption. Thank you very much for your time. Coxs (talk) 10:46, 5 September 2022 (UTC) Coxs (talk) 10:46, 5 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

  Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:00, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you very much Coxs (talk) 21:14, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Exemption from the Dormancy PolicyEdit

I would like to apply for the exemption, as our wiki is pretty much full and there is simply not enough information that we would add to this wiki. Our wiki is used I would say if not daily then every second day by our community of players from Czech Ultima Online server Kelevar.cz even if we are not adding more content (because most of it is already there). https://kelevar.miraheze.org LaboTec (talk) 05:38, 6 September 2022 (UTC) LaboTec (talk) 05:38, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

  Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:00, 6 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

QuestionEdit

What should be done with blogs made by a GPDR account? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 04:56, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Nothing. Just like edits and pages made by GPDR'd accounts, blogs can remain there. Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:24, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Agent Isai: What username should be used in the blog category? Like "articles by user [what?]" FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 07:49, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Articles by MirahezeGDPR xxx would be best or you could even say "Articles by Vanished User 1" or something, just as long as you don't use their old username. Agent Isai Talk to me! 23:08, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Agent Isai: What if their account was GPDR'd but they returned with the same username before they were GPDR'd. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 04:47, 8 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Terrible abuseEdit

Hello Stewards. I consulted with DarkMatterMan about LTA. How can we take action to prevent this abuse?We'd like to have your opinion.Thank you.  On behalf of another ysmwiki's admin. by Buel ·Talk·Wikimail 12:08, 3 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Hi there, I would suggest you enable StopForumSpam on your wiki which should block most proxies. I'd suggest that you request more CheckUsers for socks instead of playing whack-a-mole with them by just blocking them. When you do request CheckUsers, please link us proof that helps us be certain that one user is a sock of another or try to tell us some of the socks usual behaviors that help us verify that certain behavior belongs to a sock. Please report more often what you see on here as we Stewards can't read East Asian languages so we are left in the dark and can't help you. Is there anything at the moment we can do to help you and your wiki? Agent Isai Talk to me! 23:12, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
  • Hello.Now I'm discussioning about it with community.(Link)I'd like you to comment there. by Buel ·Talk·Wikimail 08:31, 8 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Suspected sockpuppet of ApexAgunomuEdit

They are blocked in Qualitipedia for the same reason and have been behaviouring the same way like Apex does. -Cheers, Matttest (talk | contribs) 23:36, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I did a check on them a few hours ago but that yielded nothing. They were blocked by DarkMatterMan4500 from Qualtipedia Meta not due to local behavior but rather something observed here on Meta so that's not enough proof of socking for now. If you see anything further that suggests they are a sock, do feel free to report back. Agent Isai Talk to me! 23:39, 7 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Just noting here for the record that the user appears to have been locked in the end. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:00, 8 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

CheckUser request for some suspected sockpuppets of Anti villain/GigdsclaspEdit

I have noticed these 3 accounts were acting strangely in a similar fashion to that of Anti villain/Gigdsclasp. The Piyá account in particular sounds like a duck to me, considering that the username is similar to Pol Piyá and Pol Piyá Cm. Here are some examples of the 3 accounts editing in such a similar fashion to Anti villain/Gigdsclasp: Piyá vs. Freedom of Miraeze

2 out of the 3 accounts here would resort to insults or hostile/aggressive behavior like the prior socks have done that are remarkably similar to the prior socks: Piyá vs. Ejoyett vs. PwanDonetskRussia vs. Idependient journalist

Also, all 3 accounts overlap on the following article(s): Akhmad Kadyrov Denis Pushilin

Behavioral-wise, it's obvious that the 2 accounts are related to each other, and I suspect the 3rd one is as well (Posting it here on the Stewards' noticeboard for the record by the way). DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 23:10, 8 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Rangerkid51: You might want to see this report. I have already notified a couple of stewards in regards to these 3 suspected sockpuppets. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 23:20, 8 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Agent Isai: Thanks for locking the 2nd one. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 18:26, 9 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Agent Isai and Reception123: 4 more new accounts showed up:
In Ramzan Kadyrov's case, this diff with an inappropriate comment should be about obvious here. --DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 12:12, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
The first account is possibly Anti villain but they aren't in the same geolocation and use different devices. The latter two in your original report are   confirmed as Anti villain socks and have been   locked. All four of the accounts in your latest reports are 100% related to the first two accounts I locked and have thus also been   locked. I also locally   blocked their IP ranges as they exclusively abused that range and there were no other legitimate users on that range. Please let us know if you see any more of their socks, thanks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:22, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Agent Isai: Thanks, but could you also check Ge tugurios as well? The user has made edits that overlaps with Grahan, as the user's edit is the exact same as Grahan's edit, as they have re-added the exact same photo on this page on the Real Life Villains Wiki. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 18:11, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Abuse of power on CLG WikiEdit

One of our bureaucrats on CLG Wiki, User:MatthewLMayfield has started to misuse his power. He has demoted admins User:ENunn, User:TheUsername15 and User:HibiscusCrown20. Said demotions were on extremely thin grounds. Username15 was demoted for inactivity, which I could get had he not just promoted User:CuriousGeorge60 to Bureaucrat status despite them having hardly edited in two years and never previously used their admin tools. ENunn was demoted for no discernable reason at all other than some vague mention of private discussions that I understand ENunn himself was not even aware of. HibiscusCrown was demoted purely because she was promoted in his absence with the tacit approval of a steward. He has made a menacing forum post (https://closinglogosgroup.miraheze.org/w/index.php?title=Forum:There_are_going_to_be_new_changes_here) in which he suggested blocks and further demotions may occur. As I have been writing this, he has removed the link to our discord server without any discussion of discontinuing it. and has deleted our RfA page with no discussion whatsoever. courtesy ping @Agent Isai: as they're in our Discord server and aware of what's been happening.  Hb1290 (talk) 01:10, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Hb1290: That's terrible. Almost like corruption is occurring on theclosinglogosgroupwiki. There's no way we're letting this slide. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 01:16, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Things have evolved considerably. He has now demoted me and is wheel-warring with a steward Hb1290 (talk) 01:57, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Just adding a public update for onlookers but this was referred to the local community for remediation and the user in question has resigned. The future of wiki bureaucrats is being discussed by the local community as of now. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:46, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

User rename requestEdit

I would like to have my username changed to Friendly Mountain12 since it’ll match with my Fandom username. The only hesitation I have is whether or not that’s something that should be done by me or someone else. Thanks for the answer to this question. Paramount1106 (talk) 01:35, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

  Non-steward comment Please see Special:GlobalRenameRequest instead. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 03:43, 10 September 2022 (UTC) (edit 03:44, 10 September 2022 (UTC))[reply]
@Paramount1106: In this case, ZeusDeeGoose is correct here. To request a global rename of your account, go to this page to request your new username. Hope that helps. :) DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 11:49, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I already did that, however I didn’t receive any answer about whether or not the request was approved or rejected. I contacted @Agent Isai about it on their talk page to see if there was an update with it. Paramount1106 (talk) 14:04, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Local Interwiki Administrator electionEdit

Based on local elections, grant me interwiki admin rights on japlantwiki. Thank you. 1108-Kiju/▶talk 06:56, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Requesting Hit Counters Extension for Farthest Frontier wikiEdit

Requesting that the Hit Counters extension (requires managewiki-restricted permissions) be enabled for the Farthest Frontier wiki.

Wiki link: https://farthestfrontier.miraheze.org/

Please let me know if this request needs to be submitted via Phabricator instead. NotAracham (talk) 20:50, 10 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

HitCounters is currently broken and turning it on would break your wiki. It is slated for removal. Apologies. Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:02, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks for letting me know, this request can be closed. NotAracham (talk) 02:29, 11 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Enable Extension:Cargo on https://www.puzzles.wiki/Edit

Miraheze wiki URL: https://www.puzzles.wiki/

Now that T9477 has been resolved, we would like to use Cargo on our wiki. We plan to use a new Data namespace and put a couple tables of size 50K rows or less. And to query that data across templates on various content pages.

According to Special:Statistics, our total number of pages is 1100, and we plan to not hit the 50K page limit.

Overall, the extension would be hugely helpful for sorting through the data we have generated, and querying it accordingly, so requesting enabling the extension.

Thanks!

Soni (talk) 02:54, 12 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

  Done, as requested. Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:33, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

(User:Soni)

Request for exemption to dormancy policyEdit

Hi, I would like to apply for the dormancy exemption for my wiki https://mandaepedia.miraheze.org/wiki It is an encyclopedia for a religion and is meant to be read only. It is basically complete, but I may add an article from time to time or minor edits. Thank you Mandaepedia001 (talk) 03:40, 12 September 2022 (UTC) Mandaepedia001 (talk) 03:40, 12 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you for your request. I reviewed your wiki and do note that it is impressive that you have amassed over a thousand articles in three months. However, upon closer inspection, I see most (if not all) of your articles are straight imports from Wikipedia. Seeing that this wiki is essentially a Wikipedia mirror, minus any articles not related to the topic, I am   declining this request. Thank you for your understanding. Agent Isai Talk to me! 03:01, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Hi, regarding being a Wikipedia mirror, the encyclopedia is rather adapted from Wikipedia using only sources from scholars that specialize in Mandaeism and Mandaean religious texts and leaders which differs from Wikipedia. You will notice, for example, from the main articles such as Mandaeism which includes sections not found in the Wikipedia article (prohibitions, similarities with Abrahamic religions, correct prophets) and Sabians which includes quotes from scholars not found in the Wikipedia article. I have gone through all the articles to make sure the sources are from specialists and Mandaean religious texts which is not the case on Wikipedia. I would be grateful if the exemption request can be reconsidered. Mandaepedia001 (talk) 15:55, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Checkuser request on NonciclopediaEdit

I would like to request a check on L’Igienista and L'Imbottigliascorregge, thanks in advance. --Executive2 (talk) 11:35, 12 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Executive2: Sounds like a duck to me. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 11:57, 12 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks DarkMatterMan4500 ;)--Executive2 (talk) 12:05, 12 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Hi there. I have confirmed that those two accounts are related and have   locked them. I also completely   nuked their IP ranges (they exclusively abused Telecom Italia Retail) so they shouldn't be back in a long time. Let us know if you see them again, thanks! Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:29, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks ;)--Executive2 (talk) 08:30, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Move wiki subdomain, archive and create new wiki on old subdomainEdit

I would like to request the Soulforged Wiki be moved to a new miraheze subdomain (soulforged0, or alternatively soulforgedprelude). I would also like to request an exception from the dormancy policy for that wiki. After the wiki has been moved, I want to create a new wiki using the old subdomain.

Reasoning being that the game the wiki was made for has ended and does not have any activity anymore, but is still useful as a reference on occasion. Now a successor is out which is also named just "Soulforged" with no subtitle, whereas the previous game has received the moniker "zero", "0" or "prelude" to differentiate it. I want people to be able to find information about the currently online game using the simpler name with ideally less confusion.

I am the sole administrator of said wiki. Zap (talk) 03:55, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Zap: Please request the former on Phabricator. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:46, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
The old wiki has now been moved. Can you set the dormancy exception on soulforgedprelude.miraheze please? Can you also create the new wiki under subdomain soulforged or should I go through the normal wiki request process? Zap (talk) 23:50, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
For the new wiki on that subdomain, you can go through the normal wiki request process. Universal Omega (talk) 23:53, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I want my GreenGreen account fully globalizedEdit

I'm now done with Miraheze and have decided to move on from it since I've begin to grow out of it and want to move onto other things on different websites, and I would like it if you globalized my GreenGreen account please since I'm done for now and will never come back on these sites again.

So I would now like to say goodbye and far well to all of my friends on Miraheze. GreenGreen (talk) 15:42, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Sorry to see you go, this is now   Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:46, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Account ready for closure.Edit

I am planning to retire my active Miraheze account, because a new account is coming soon. Please lock this active account. Your best friend, Scj323347. Scj323347 (talk) 16:01, 13 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Sorry to see you go, this is now   Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:46, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Requesting exemption from dormancy policyEdit

Hello, I'd like to request an exemption to the dormancy policy for my Leaf Geometry Wiki. It contains reference information on a series of games that is essentially complete as of now. There will be edits in the future, but few and far between as we wait for other games to be released or translated. We have a small community relying on the wiki so this would be much appreciated. Thank you for your time! Nekonchu (talk) 02:50, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

  Exempted Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:46, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you very much! Nekonchu (talk) 15:47, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]


Account Vanish RequestEdit

I created this account by accident a while back and do not need it. My primary account (User:Soni) is connected to everything on Miraheze that I need. Can this account please be vanished? Not just locked, I would prefer a permanent vanish thank you

TheOriginalSoni (talk) 06:05, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Please file a request here, thanks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:20, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Wretched YouTube Videos WikiEdit

I am an administrator on this wiki, but DuchessTheSponge closed the wiki because he thought that DarkMatterMan4500 (a bureaucrat on the wiki) had closed the wiki and made a new wiki. While this did indeed happen, as DarkMatterMan4500 closed the wiki on June 1, 2021 and created a new wiki. However, DarkMatterMan reopened the wiki on November 14, 2021, and later imported pages from the wiki. As a result, I feel this closure should be undone. I have tried contacting Duchess about this but they have not yet responded so I will post this to see if I can get it done faster. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 10:44, 14 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

See also this topic for reference. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 00:04, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@FatBurn0000: DarkMatterMan4500 is also a local bureaucrat, why not ask him to reopen? Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:08, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I already contacted him a few days ago about reopening some other wikis and he still hasn't replied, so I doubt that would work. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 06:54, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I think you should be patient. It doesn't seem appropriate for Stewards to rush to reopen a wiki that was closed for a reason by a local bureaucrat. I am pinging DarkMatterMan4500 for a response here. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:47, 15 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: It's been 10 days now. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 22:39, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Global Ban RequestEdit

It's Grust I only returned to vote in favor of closing Qualitipedia. But with my large game collection I have little reason to stay so once Qualitipedia is closed down, feel free to globally ban me once more. ElementalHeroes (talk) 01:45, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

@Buel: Self-requested locks should not be requested at Requests for Comment, that has nothing to do with them. @ElementalHeroes: Please note that self-requested locks shouldn't be undermined by creating new accounts. Could you confirm that if you are locked now you don't plan on coming back (with this account or another). If there's a chance you want to come back it would be best to keep your account unlocked. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:24, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I only returned just to help in closing Qualitipedia. Once it is closed down, I'll be ready to leave and never bother you again. ElementalHeroes (talk) 22:36, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Goodbye ElementalHeroes. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 11:02, 16 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
"Once it is closed down" still sounds like you don't want your account locked immediately to me, as the request initially suggested. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:09, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Reception123: I promised I'd stay till the end. But once Qualitipedia is done, I'll accept a global ban. ElementalHeroes (talk) 13:57, 17 September 2022 (UTC)ElementalHeroes[reply]
@Reception123:Actually if there is a possibility of changing my name in secret without all of Miraheze knowing, I'll take that instead of a block. Otherwise if I ever return, I wouldn't want anyone to know I'm Grust as that name now carries a burden I simply don't want anymore. ElementalHeroes (talk) 14:45, 23 September 2022 (UTC)ElementalHeroes.[reply]
The best you probably could do is a vanish, where all your info is removed. Your username will be randomized, but you will not be able to login to this account again. You can request it at reports.miraheze.org. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 19:13, 23 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Ehh I'll go with original global lock and someday return as a regular user no longer tied with the name, Grust. With my game collection, who knows when I'd come back?ElementalHeroes (talk) 20:55, 23 September 2022 (UTC)ElementalHeroes.[reply]

Request to enable CargoEdit

I want to request the Cargo extension to be enabled on Soulforged Wiki. I've used it previously on the wiki for the previous game, now under Soulforged Prelude Wiki. I want to reuse much of the infrastructure I've put in place there, so usage should be similar. Take a look at the cargo tables in the old wiki if you want. Zap (talk) 07:37, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Dormancy Policy ExemptionEdit

Hello, I am the owner of TheRainRogue Fanfiction (for therainroguefanfiction.miraheze.org) and I would like to apply for an exemption to the dormancy policy. My wiki is an archive for my writing and it's meant to be read as it contains many different stories. I'm the only one that edits this wiki so there are many times where I disappear because of real life and simply can't edit it. I'd hate for all my writing to be gone because of this. I know it sounds silly, but I was hoping this wiki would be around long after me as a kind of "hey I was here, I did this" thing. Thank you for your consideration! TheRainRogue (talk) 18:29, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Is a 1 year exemption from the policy fine? Agent Isai Talk to me! 18:53, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Would it be possible to get an infinite one? If not, I understand and will accept the 1 year, thank you very much. TheRainRogue (talk) 19:20, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@Agent Isai The reason I ask for an infinite one is because I put a lot of effort and heart into my writing, it means a lot to me. My fiction collection is one of the only things I'm proud of and I would like it to be around long after I'm dead, kind of like leaving behind my own legacy. TheRainRogue (talk) 17:42, 22 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Konland wiki deletion requestEdit

Hey there, i'm Xana. I want to delete one of the wikis, i run, Konland. I've moved all of the data i had on there to other places, and nobody else used it, so it's no worry. Thank you for your time. Xana (talk) 18:39, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

  Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 18:57, 17 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you so much! Xana (talk) 17:04, 18 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Username change requestEdit

I would like my username to be changed to Blastoise, as I want it to be consistent. ~~~~ Nidoking (talk) 14:41, 19 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Hi, please request this at Special:GlobalRenameRequest instead. Thanks. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 15:12, 19 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Request to vanish accountEdit

Hello, I'd like to get my account vanished/anonymised/GDPR'd as I've stopped using this account and the Miraheze services as a whole. Thanks! -- Vanished user (talk) 21:32, 19 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Hi, please request this at reports.miraheze.org. Thanks, ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 23:03, 19 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Checkuser on NonciEdit

I request a checkuser for Maria Guidi and Friendly U5er, I think they are the same person… thx in advance ;)Executive2 (talk) 14:07, 20 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

They have been both locked as spam only accounts. It is quite obvious that they are the same person (or maybe bot) so I don't think a CU will be necessary. Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:28, 21 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks :)Executive2 (talk) 11:36, 21 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I forgot to update you on this but I did lock these accounts and I blocked more of this spammers IP addresses along with reverting mass vandalism from there via their Lasagne account. Please let us know if you see similar activity. Agent Isai Talk to me! 14:07, 21 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
A great thank you, I will do Executive2 (talk) 08:21, 23 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Deletion of dtg WikiEdit

Dear Steward, I would like to have my recently requested wiki dtg removed again. Sorry, but also THANK YOU VERY MUCH, for the work you are doing.

Best regards B3rnd77 (talk) 19:17, 22 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Question (2)Edit

How do you allow YouTube video links on a wiki? FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 23:59, 22 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Use the YouTube parser hook. It can be enabled at Special:ManageWiki/extensions#mw-section-parserhooks. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 11:18, 23 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Or as my site does, EmbedVideo. --Routhwick (talk) 21:52, 23 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
@ZeusDeeGoose: and @Routhwick: EmbedVideo seems to be the right one. FatBurn0000 (sandbox | CentralAuth) 23:25, 23 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Disable Semantic MediaWiki on feignwikiEdit

Semantic MediaWiki causes the wiki to load slowly. It should therefore be closed.--LisafBia (talk) 11:17, 24 September 2022 (UTC) LisafBia[reply]

I have been blocked unfairly again on QualitipediaEdit

So here is a brief rundown of the Qualitipedia drama. So basically on August 30, 2022, a Request for Comment was made to close Qualitipedia. I of course voted oppose on this proposal. I later made a blog post in response to the recent retirement blog posts expressing that I was not goin to leave Qualitipedia. However everybody took this to mean that I was obsessed which is not true. Eventually I got blocked, but I then got unblocked since the situation was handled poorly. The whole time, users have been harassing me for liking Qualitipedia, calling me obsessed and telling me to "touch grass". Not only that, but Qualitipedia will be shutting down in THREE DAYS anyway since the proposal is successful. I love Qualitipedia and do not want it to shut down, but other users seem to think this means that I am obsessed with Qualitipedia. There is nothing in the rules saying that I cannot like Qualitipedia. Also, I have been blocked for CIR even though it is irrelevant as I have NEVER showed any incompetence. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 20:07, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]

And now everyone has turned against me. Even Raidarr, who used to be on my side. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 20:15, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
It's somewhat redundant to put this here. Bukkit already said to go to his talk page to discuss this. ZeusDeeGoose (talk) 20:44, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
There are various posts where it has become apparent that you have an excessive attachment to Qualitipedia. For example, some of your posts seem to suggest that you advocate protests at "Miraheze's HQ" (I'm flattered you believe we have a physical corporate address), others talk about certain users being like "Jesus" to the Qualitipedia projects, among other claims you've made. I understand you like these projects and are passionate about them but your level of insistence borders WP:CIR territory in that you only make outlandish badgering statements with no substance on why the projects should be saved rather than actually providing and arguing solid points on how the project can be restructured in a way that will address all the claims of the RfC. This has worried various users who believe you need a break from wikis and I agree with them. For this reason, I will close this as   Not done. You were placed on alert with your previous ban that there were certain behaviors found an issue and even after your ban was rescinded, you continued the behavior so as such, you will need to resolve this with local administrators. Agent Isai Talk to me! 21:00, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
First off, I did not say I advocate for protests, I simply said that I would not be surprised if it ended up happening. And the second one was just a fun little easter egg that I wanted to try out, not knowing it would stir such backlash. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 22:10, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]
And I did make an RfC using TigerBlazer's unary system idea to help improve the wikis but it was shut down. And I have said why the projects should be saved, since they are an encyclopedia for documenting reception (that is what FatBurn said). Blubabluba9990 (talk) 22:16, 24 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]