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A problem over at Great Characters Wiki[edit | edit source]

Angrybirdsfan2005: It appears that someone can't write a blog due to a problem. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Angrybirdsfanonmiraheze (talkcontribs)

Vandal[edit | edit source]

There's a user called "MrPissShitHead Did Nothing wrong just like Hitler" vandalizing. Please lock his/her account ASAP. --Seewater514 (talk)

Now there's another user called "IHateIAmEiji" vandalizing. Please also lock his/her account ASAP. --Seewater514 (talk)

Now there's a third vandal called "IHateShitters (Rev 1)". Please lock that user's account as well. --Seewater514 (talk)

Ban this user TheFunnyVandalizer on Awful Movies Wiki[edit | edit source]

Reason: Vandal ruffian

Signed by - Stephenfisher2001

reopen didaprowiki[edit | edit source]

Hi all, I red that our wiki which was in standbye for team decision reasons could have been deleted, could you help to verify if I could reopen it and get back some works ? Here my last register Thank you Philippe

dormancy - coming[edit | edit source]

Dear Steward, sorry for dormancy. I couldn't input time in the wiki creation these last weeks. As i will have some labour prior to publish to outside world, i do not need avisibility for a couple of weeks. But please keep the wiki running, at lrast private.

Thanks on forward.


Ban Iamawesome34[edit | edit source]

Reason: Possibly sock user of SupBob678, not only that but he made a hate page out of Trevor807, which it's unacceptable.


Ban two SupBop678 socks[edit | edit source]

SupBob678 had created a lot of socks, and he made a page out of me, and Trevor807. Please locked both of them. Here are the socks: 1. Iamagod 2. Supbob678the2nd


impossible to log in for the game[edit | edit source]

Hello Since today impossible to log with my coint is it normal?? Kr (id : irmadb)

Status Change[edit | edit source]

Since I do not know the official creator of my wiki I therefore can't get in contact with them.

I would like my status changed from Administrator to Bureaucrat.

It is this wiki: Life Wiki.

Thank you!

Infobox[edit | edit source]

All the Infoboxs in my wiki is imported from Wikipedia, but it looks different in my wiki. In mobile view the light grey box is not visible which is visible in Wikipedia.

See this article of my wiki:

I want the infobox exact same as Wikipedia in mobile view also in my wiki. Please help me. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

Please upload these templates for me to my wiki[edit | edit source]

Article templates 250 or so mb file

the wiki is

also, is instantcommons turned on? if not could you turn it on for me. I'm also trying to find out what else I can have added but can't seem to find extensions pages. Please help.

Thanks Andrew

Increase wiki user privileges[edit | edit source]

I'm one of the users responsible for the wiki for the game: The user that created it and has the only Administrator privileges User:Betwixt is not active and is not working anymore (afaik) for the company that oversights the game, he was one of the Community Managers. We have 0 contacts with him for some time already. We discussed the matter on our Discord server (can be found on the bottom of the main wiki page) with other Community Managers and Moderators about it and we would like to request to grant Administrator privilege and Bureaucrat if possible to the new CM that oversees the game User:Snakeintheeye and Administrator privilege if Snakeintheeye cannot receive a Bureaucrat to the main Moderators User:Groxy or User:Cc (all of them are also present in the Discord server if necessary)

If there is anything that you would need from our side that could help us get control of our wiki, please let me/us know. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Delgon (talkcontribs) 13:08, 10 May 2020‎ UTC

How do I embed this?[edit | edit source]

c:File:North Chicago.webm

File:North Chicago.webm

Also can one embed other videos such as vimeo?
(for when YouTube has only a still pic, live, or cut video)

Thanks,    :)   DMBFFF (talk) 21:17, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

Enable mw:Extension:TimedMediaHandler on your wiki, and follow the guide of the extension. That should work.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 23:28, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
It seems to. Thanks.   :)   DMBFFF (talk) 20:32, 27 May 2020 (UTC)

Special:CentralAuth/পরস[edit | edit source]

This account is w:WP:QUACKING very loudly as a sock of Sourav Hadler. I don't want to publicly post the evidence because this person seems likely to exploit such an action (w:WP:BEANS) but will supply the evidence by email if a steward needs it. If the evidence is obvious enough, please block/lock the account. Amanda Catherine (talk) 16:37, 18 May 2020 (UTC)

What . I'm পরস not Sourav Halder and I'm from Satkhira District.পরস (talk) 01:44, 19 May 2020 (UTC)
An obviously sockpuppet is really quite obvious. The latest message on your talk page eliminates any and all reasonable doubt. Amanda Catherine (talk) 16:27, 19 May 2020 (UTC)
 Locked as a sockpuppet.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:46, 24 May 2020 (UTC)

Deletion request on login wiki[edit | edit source]

Requesting the deletion of the page Talk:Floating Islands on login wiki, as it appears to be unneeded/spam. Sario528 (talk) 21:20, 20 May 2020 (UTC)

 Dealt by Void.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:26, 24 May 2020 (UTC)

Global Lock request for TurkeyBoi[edit | edit source]

This user has been vandalizing pages on Best TV Shows Wiki as well as being rude on Loathesome Characters Wiki. Please lock this user Agent Joestar (talk) 14:54, 22 May 2020 (UTC)

 Locked for cross-wiki vandalism. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:38, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

Wiki request #12249 for[edit | edit source]

I seem to have made some kind of mistake with wiki request #12249. I meant to decline it but somehow it got created anyway but its marked as declined. Could someone please look into this either delete the wiki or fix the request log? The request did not have a valid reason so it should not have been approved. I'm sorry and thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 09:49, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

Special:Wiki Index[edit | edit source]

For the WikiDiscover can you add movie's as a Category and also add tv show's Please this would make it easier for users interested In those kind of wiki's to find them? --Cocopuff2018 15:37, 25 May 2020 (UTC)

Some accounts that need locking[edit | edit source]

The Return of SonicClub 2, Slick949494 and their sockpuppet Slick9494, and Divinity1010 are all troll-only accounts. Please lock their accounts ASAP --Seewater514 (talk) 05:28, 26 May 2020 (UTC)

 Locked. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:40, 26 May 2020 (UTC)

SocialProfile not working properly[edit | edit source]

So i can't accept or reject any friends or foe requests.--Just Amelia (talk) 16:34, 26 May 2020 (UTC)

Tracked in phab:T5658. Could you please list the wiki(s) this is occurring on, as well as any error messages (if any) that you are receiving. -- Void Whispers 18:13, 26 May 2020 (UTC)
Is it okay if I speak? I encountered the issue on Crummy Scratchers Wiki. There wasn't an error message. I am sorry if that's not sufficient. WickyHoney (talk) 19:44, 26 May 2020 (UTC)

Do not working[edit | edit source]

প্রতিভার প্রতিচ্ছবি recent changes Do not work.and Right Doesn't work.

Vituzz (talk) 19:19, 26 May 2020 (UTC)
@Vituzz: What exactly does not work? RC and rights look fine to me. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:46, 28 May 2020 (UTC)
seen I want to eliminate some of the rights that I have created. And recent changes sometimes don't work.Vituzz (talk) 04:42, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

Request for wiki adoption[edit | edit source]


I was wondering if I could adopt, since there's no word from the admin. Plus, I'll try to be as active as possible. Do you think I'm qualified for the job or not? HarmonyBunny (talk) 06:28, 27 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete this wiki[edit | edit source]

Please delete this wiki BhanuSrivastav (talk)

I want my wiki deleted.[edit | edit source]

Please delete my wiki name BonziWORLD Revived Wiki. I do not need it anymore as it keeps getting vandalized. wiki link: ItzCrazyScout (talk) 20:17, 28 May 2020 (UTC) It also has violated multiple policies and i want it deleted as we don't need a wiki of a anonymous monkey chatting website. -ItzCrazyScout (talk) 20:35, 28 May 2020 (UTC)

Please note that following agreement with the owner and after multiple issues. The main page was blanked and the wiki made private & closed in the meanwhile. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 20:42, 28 May 2020 (UTC)
 Done -- Void Whispers 21:08, 28 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete[edit | edit source]

Hi Stewards! Looks like reversecrummyscratchers is in no use because CSW is closing down, and I will close this wiki. Can you shut down? Thank you. CircleyDoesExtracter (talk) 20:12, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

Request for inactivity exempt[edit | edit source]

Hey, i request exemption from dormancy policy for my wiki mrjaroslavik. I am very busy with other things, but i will active on this wiki in future (August/September maybe later). Thanks--MrJaroslavik (talk) 20:45, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

Could you please globally lock NTVM2005?[edit | edit source]

He doxxed someone once, and he also raided Fun Shitposting Wiki multiple times, tried to DDoS the site (which, news flash, is a crime), raided Eiji's Discord and more. He deserves to be wiped off the face of Miraheze for good. - (talk) 02:31, 30 May 2020 (UTC)

Request for Deletion[edit | edit source]

Can you please delete Crappy Scratch Projects Wiki, Reverse Crummy Scratchers Wiki, and Crummy Scratchers Wiki as well as Vapid Scratch Studios Wiki? It's for the good. The admins and owners including me want the wikis mentioned to be deleted. Pacsonic9000 (talk) 04:17, 30 May 2020 (UTC) Pacsonic9000

@Pacsonic9000: This has been done. -- Void Whispers 21:57, 30 May 2020 (UTC)

A vandalism-only account.[edit | edit source]

PC Guy has vandalized multiple wikis. Please lock their account when of you guys sees this. --Seewater514 (talk) 17:43, 30 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done by Void--MrJaroslavik (talk) 17:57, 30 May 2020 (UTC)

Please delete[edit | edit source]

No longer needed. I've deleted all pages and marked it closed. Miraheze is a great service! Cheers. Sbp (talk) 11:11, 1 June 2020 (UTC)

Unban Championgamer1Playz's IP[edit | edit source]

Title. Some guy shares their IP with each other, so can you unban it? Just Amelia (talk) 17:21, 1 June 2020 (UTC)

Delete "translator" user group[edit | edit source]

Hey, i request delete 'translator' user group, because this user group is not necessary because (auto)confirmed users have 'translate' permission. If anyone isn't auto(confirmed), we can give them confirmed right. Thanks-MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:35, 1 June 2020 (UTC)

  • Support Seems reasonable. There are times when the "confirmed" user group would need to be manually requested by the user and added by an administrator. This is one of those times. Dmehus (talk) 14:07, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

Can you please shut down Lousy Fanfictions Wiki?[edit | edit source]

It hasn't been active in a long time. Here's the link: - (talk) 16:37, 2 June 2020 (UTC)

A notorious troll has returned[edit | edit source]

A troll named "Mr. PissShitHead" is back with two sockpuppet accounts. Please lock his accounts when of you sees this. --Seewater514 (talk) 16:02, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

  • Comment No comment on whether the two accounts are related, but can we also globally rename "TREVOR YOU SON OF A BlTCH NlGGER UNBAN MY ACCOUNT"? Seems like that username is grossly unnecessary, either on technical grounds (i.e., length and/or ALL CAPS) and/or content grounds? Dmehus (talk) 17:23, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

my Poem: namespace[edit | edit source]

I tried creating a Poem: namespace but it doesn't seem to be working.
Example: Poem:Clouds
the log
DMBFFF (talk) 18:10, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

Forgotten Password[edit | edit source]

This user of my wiki has forgotten his password please do something. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

@Shaunak Chakraborty: Please tell them that they can reset their password with their email (select "Forgot your password?" on login). Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:55, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
Hi, I've triggered them a password reset email. In future, please use the password reset function. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 07:56, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

Another sockpuppet to lock[edit | edit source]

Mr. PissShitHead is now using this account to vandalize wikis. Lock his account ASAP please. —Seewater514 (talk) 14:59, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

  • Comment I Support that block, but I'm wondering if "Mr. PissShitHead" is using one, or a limited number of IP addresses, if we can globally rangeblock the IP? If not, or if the user is IP hopping, could we create some sort of global username edit/abuse filter that filters out these sort of usernames? Dmehus (talk) 16:41, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

Global user pages on Miraheze Login wiki[edit | edit source]

I've noticed several problems on Miraheze Login wiki, which are listed as follows:

  1. Special:ListUsers shows that we have no users afforded any privileges or user rights beyond the default registered 'user' right. This, in turn, is creating problems with users who don't have global wiki administrative user rights from creating global user pages. I'm thinking of proposing that global sysops, CVT team members, stewards, and system administrators appointed via the Miraheze Meta wiki be given the same privileges on Miraheze Login, but would it also make sense to have Miraheze local Administrators be given this right as well? It does seem logical to me, given that Miraheze Login is so closely tied in with Miraheze Meta and doesn't really have any separate pages.

Thus, while trying to create my global user page, I triggered an abuse filter related to external links, which prompted me to enter a CAPTCHA challenge. However, passing that CAPTCHA challenge did not let me post my user page. So, should we either:

  1. Fix the above problem to allow users to bypass the abuse filter upon successfully passing the CAPTCHA challenge;
  2. Automatically extend the user's Miraheze Meta user rights to Miraheze Login, allowing a user to request, via Miraheze Meta, additional privileges to create a global user page on Miraheze Login;
  3. Automatically add the 'autoconfirmed' and/or 'autopatrolled' permissions on Miraheze Login and have our counter vandalism teams patrol recently created global user pages; or,
  4. Something else.

Dmehus (talk) 17:37, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

I was able to create User:Dmehus on Miraheze Login by removing the external links first, and then re-adding them back and passing the CAPTCHA. So, I think it's a problem with the "external links in user pages" in the global abusefilter whereby passing the CAPTCHA challenge doesn't work when the abuse filter is triggered on page creation but not when triggered on edit. So, at minimum, that needs to be fixed. Also, can we please enable file uploads on Miraheze Login wiki so all Miraheze users can insert their profile picture when using the Template:User info template on Miraheze Login? Dmehus (talk) 18:26, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
  1. Global sysops and CVT are two names for the same thing (the group was recently renamed and refocused)
  2. Global sysops/CVT, stewards, and sysadmins already have rights on Loginwiki, as those are global groups and thus applly to all wikis.
  3. Is there really enough need for admin actions on loginwiki to merit this proposal, especially given that there are only 3 non-bot users (Revi, MrJaroslavik, Pup) who are admins on meta and are not global sysops, stewards, or sysadmins, and one of them has an open request for global sysop-ship that is very likely to pass, and another one of them is inactive?
  4. Local file uploads should not be enabled on loginwiki, as files are not "[the main page], copyrights page, minimal redirects, user pages, and necessary user box templates.", as per Main Page. Any relevant files should be uploaded to Miraheze Commons or Wikimedia Commons instead.
  5. The only valid point in this proposal is that it may make sense to set $wgAutoConfirmCount to zero on loginwiki (thereby meaning that users automatically become autoconfirmed after a certain period of time, without requiring any edits), since there's no reason to expect users to make a significant number of edits there.
Pppery (talk) 19:47, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
@Pppery: Thanks for the reply, and for clarifying the history of CVT and Global Sysops. Regarding the first two points, indeed, I realized now that Global Sysops and Stewards had global rights on the "loginwiki," but just didn't have them defined locally. So, you're right, there's no need to take any action with those. In regards to the third point, that'd be a separate proposal, but I was just trying to throw some ideas out as possible solutions. Regarding the fourth point, indeed, after checking out RhinosF1's user profile again, I see he's sourcing his photo from the Wikimedia Commons, so that's not a huge deal, though perhaps we may want to modify the "loginwiki" interface to integrate either Miraheze Commons or the Wikimedia Commons to the "upload" button? There's probably some sort of extension that allows us to do this, eh? As to the last point, yeah, that would work. I think that's the easiest solution. As long we have various Global Sysops and Stewards patrolling the recent changes on "loginwiki," we should be able to catch problematic user pages fairly quickly. Dmehus (talk) 20:12, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
The abuse filter isn't meant to cause a captcha, that's just the regular behavior for including external links. I've exempted the sites you were including in the filter, but I'll let you in on the not-well kept secret that a few edits to the wiki in question will allow you to bypass the filter (without needing any rights). -- Void Whispers 20:52, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
@Void: Thanks for exempting the Twitter/Discord/GitHub sites from the abuse filter, that works as well. As to the suggestion, yeah, I totally realized I could've done that, but was just thinking along the lines of Pppery that it is unlikely most users will have more than a few edits since Login wiki is a single-purpose wiki for hosting global user pages and was just thinking it'd be better to be proactive by trying to head off any questions from confused users. Dmehus (talk) 15:59, 5 June 2020 (UTC)

Infobox[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia Infobox.jpg

I want exact same infobox like Wikipedia with this light grey background box for my wiki Gyaanipedia Please help me Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

Exception dormancy policy[edit | edit source]

Hi. I would like to request that my UcroniasWiki ( have an exception to the inactivity policy. Although my wiki doesn't have enough articles, in other name spaces it has and will have useful resources about what my wiki is about that I would like to preserve. Also that I may have unedited periods (to focus on other projects). Hispano76 (talk) 03:17, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

@Hispano76: My read of the dormancy policy seems to indicate that the only way the shorter 30 day inactivity policy comes into play is when your wiki has literally zero contributions (and thus, pages) in your wiki's Main: namespace. As long as you a customized Main Page and perhaps one other page in that namespace, you should be fine. You could even have cross-namespace soft redirects to your pages in your other namespaces and that should qualify you for only having to be concerned with the standard 45 day inactivity policy. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 15:40, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

Cannot log in nor create a new account,[edit | edit source]

My system:

  • Windows 10 (new PC)
  • Firefox v77 with some plugins but nothing that I know would be blocking
  • ISP is AT&T

Hello, I'm the user 'bulrush' on this site. I cannot log into that user, I thought 'bulrush' might have been expired or blocked, perhaps it had been hacked. So when I tried to create a new username, I cannot create a username. Here's the error I get for both logging in and creating a new user.

There seems to be a problem with your login session; this action has been canceled as a precaution against session hijacking. Please resubmit the form.

There's just no info in the error message above if cookies are blocked, or something else is blocked.

So I made sure to whitelist this site and the site (the site I'm trying to log into) on Ublock Origins, and I still get the same error. I'm not even using a VPN which can sometimes cause problems.

Even when I did the process for "forgot my password" I still could not log in.

Anyone know how I can get my old username 'bulrush' back? Or get my old wiki back at

Thank you.

--[[Special:Contributions/<redacted>|<redacted>]] 14:37, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

UPDATED: Ok I fixed this. Here are the steps. It was a cookie issue. This was a new PC and I think the newer Firefox blocks cookies by default, along with a lot of other things. This was not a problem on older Firefox versions.

  1. Go to Firefox Options
  2. Go to Privacy and Security. Then go to Cookies and Site Data.
  3. Click Manage Data. Delete all cookies related to
  4. Click Manage Permissions which is near "Manage Data" button. Enter domain "" for which to allow cookies, click Allow button.
  5. Get out of options.
  6. Close Firefox completely, all tabs and windows.
  7. Open Firefox again. Go to site in question.

Admins, can you put this error message and the steps to fix it in a FAQ?

So my login and sig works now:

--Bulrush (talk) 14:52, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

@Bulrush: Glad you got it working. Sounds like it was a cookie conflict that wasn't letting you login. At first, I thought you'd forgotten your password for your Bulrush account. If that had been the case, then I was going to ask whether you had an e-mail address to which you still had access attached to your account as I wasn't seeing any local or global blocks for that that account. To anyone that finds this thread, that's another advantage to registering an e-mail address with your Miraheze account.
As to putting this into a frequently asked question page, that's possible. It's not a policy that usually requires a brief discussion on-wiki, so any editor(s) can create the page. I'm just not sure whether we should have a general FAQ like that in the Meta, Help, or Main namespaces. Dmehus (talk) 15:50, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@RhinosF1: You're a local Meta administrator on this wiki; I have seen log entries for hiding IP addresses when a user has confirmed to have edited while logged out, the IP address is suppressed to non-admins. Not sure if Bulrush cares, but just wondering if we should maybe do that here, as a courtesy, noting that he now has access again to his account? Dmehus (talk) 15:55, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
 IP Redacted ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 17:11, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

Find pages without a certain category?[edit | edit source]

It's currently not possible (AFAIK) to export all pages in a given wiki to back them up, so I have assigned the category "All" to most of my pages, but some may have been skipped and thus do not get backed up. Is there a way to find pages in that do not have the category "All"?

--Bulrush (talk) 15:18, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

@Bulrush: Have you tried Special:AllPages? You can filter by namespace, user, and other parameters. It's what I use for wiki navigation on Miraheze and Public Test Wiki, where I am most active. Dmehus (talk) 15:53, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Dmehus: On the export page do you want me to enter in the category box, "Special:AllPages" to back up all my pages? Is that what you mean? The Export pages wants me to enter in a category to export, then click the Add button which will add those pages that have that category, to the list box below the Add button. And entering a category of "Special:AllPages" did not provide any pages in the list box below the category text box when I clicked the Add button. I'm just trying to backup all my pages to a local file on my PC, that's all. Bulrush (talk) 15:59, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
(edit conflict) @Bulrush: Oh, sorry, I guess I misunderstood what you were asking. I thought you were asking about a way to find pages (that are readable at your permission level) on a wiki. Special:AllPages is what I use for that. What you're talking about is a wiki export; I know there are mirrors of Wikipedia wikis, but that's because Wikimedia makes available database dumps of their wikis on a continuous basis. So, you'd have to talk to the wiki owner about requesting a copy of their database, I would think. Dmehus (talk) 16:04, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: Since it's your own wiki, I was hoping there would be an admin tool you could use on-wiki, but it seems like the MediaWiki manual (Manual:Backing up a wiki#Backup the content of the wiki (XML dump)) shows that you have to have command-line access, though there is a third-party tool called WikiTeam, for which it links to a tutorial. You could also ask a system administrator or possibly a steward to do this for you, which, in this case, you've come to the right place. Dmehus (talk) 16:13, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: Looking at imports, it looks like you'll need a system administrator to do an XML database dump of "rawdata" wiki. If you don't receive a reply here within a couple business days, I would recommend either (a) reaching out to one of them on their user talk page on this wiki or (b) contacting them via direct message on IRC or Discord. Dmehus (talk) 16:36, 6 June 2020 (UTC)