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好玩 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sohodick (talkcontribs)

你在做什麽?Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 00:05, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Protected edit-request on July 8 2019

Template:Edit-protected It is requested that a change to the Dormancy Policy be made.

On the section Dormancy Policy#Exceptions from the Dormancy Policy, please change

Similar to the exemptions above, there are several wikis that are considered exceptions to this policy. The Dormancy Policy never has and never will apply to Meta Wiki (this central project wiki), loginwiki (which is required for technical reasons), commonswikiwiki (central image repository), cvtwiki, conductwiki, or staff wiki (which are all used for internal coordination).


Similar to the exemptions above, there are several wikis that are considered exceptions to this policy. The Dormancy Policy never has and never will apply to Meta Wiki (this central project wiki), loginwiki (which is required for technical reasons), commonswiki (central image repository), cvtwiki, conductwiki, or staff wiki (which are all used for internal coordination).

per this section.

--Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 01:41, 8 July 2019 (UTC)

 Done Thanks for the catch. -- Void Whispers 01:58, 8 July 2019 (UTC)

Entered bad address for phabricator registration

Hi, I entered a misspelled email address when I was registering for phabricator. It keeps telling me that the email has been sent and won’t let me correct it. The correct address is in my miraheze account settings. Can you reset it? Thanks, Eddie

Hi, i've deleted the account so you can recreate it with the correct email. Paladox (talk) 20:45, 8 July 2019 (UTC)

How can I get translator permissions?

I've tried to translate main page to Polish but extension says I don't have required permissions. "Get permission" link redirects me to deleted page (Meta:Translator). What should I do then?

Rail (talk) 20:26, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

@Rail: Posting here is fine! Someone who can help will be around soon! User:RhinosF1 - (Quirc) (chat (on meta)) · CA 20:29, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
 Done (I also created a short page with instructions there) -- Void Whispers 21:44, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you! Rail (talk) 07:07, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

Translator rights

I have noticed that the German version still needs some tweaks to it. I'd be glad to help with that, but I've never been autoconfirmed since I never made edits to the Meta Wiki. Pulsaris talk 08:55, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

@Pulsaris:  Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:03, 14 July 2019 (UTC)


what’s going on in the mobile version

Excuse me. I went to Meta today and I have found out I can’t read pages on Mobile. If I’m on a page and reading it in mobile view, no test appears on the page. Somebody, please. This needs some serious EXPLAINING. •• Fair0002 • Bureaucrat and Administrator of Crazybloxian Empire Wiki 06:30, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

You're right. --Dark Dragoon (talk) 07:40, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
A task has been opened and we are looking into why this is happening. Thank you for pointing it out. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:03, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
@Fair0002: @Dark Dragoon: I have identified the issue as coming from the Tweeki skin. The skin has now been temporarily disabled on Meta while we sort out the issue, so all pages now work on mobile. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:50, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
@Reception123: Yey! Anyways, ████ you, Tweeki. You messed up the wiki. Anyways, learn alesson.

Inappropriate wiki.


It has been brought to my attention that a section of your wiki site ( you've hosted has been used to defame, and spread lies about myself. It was referring to me as a "pedophile", which is a false, and unsubstantiated accusation. It also solicits mine and other people's personal information with the intent to harass them. The main wiki page in reference is overall been used to organize, and document targeted harassment by individuals.

This page contains a youtube video that contains my own personal phone number multiple times:

The main individual in question who has been making the offending edits about myself has a profile that can be found here:

I would like to ask for assistance in preventing my personal information to be released as well as removing content making serious false allegations. I feel that the main wiki where this is taking place is not doing anything productive or informative, and by nature is entirely nefarious.

Thank you, — Preceding unsigned comment added by TheGiantOne (talkcontribs)

I've deleted anywhere I could find that hinted at the person in question being a pedophile, as I'm pretty sure that constitutes libel. At least until the author of the post attempts to dispute it or anything. -- Cheers, NDKilla ( TalkContribs ) 04:26, 30 July 2019 (UTC)

Please, I would like to translate to Portuguese (PT-br).

Please, I would like to help to translate to Portuguese (PT-br). GabrielMacedo (talk) 17:16, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

 Done, you can now translate. -- Void Whispers 19:38, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Mailling list

Is there a mailing list for Miraheze, if yes, where to subscribe? Greetings, Manuela (talk) 03:17, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

There's not one yet, but there may be one in the works soon. Check out phab:T4536 for more details. -- Void Whispers 03:24, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

Redirect old acc

Hello. Would a helpful admin please be able to redirect my old account's userpage to my current one. Thanks, Æro 03:29, 11 September 2019 (UTC) @ÆRO:  Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights - on) 05:33, 11 September 2019 (UTC)


Hello. I would like to be able to translate to Norwegian. LloydSwag04 (talk) 15:57, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:31, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Help with Importing

I'm trying to import some templates from wikipedia, but I'm generally confused about what I need to do. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tecton (talkcontribs)

Hi Tecton, If you haven't see Imports. If you want to pop onto IRC or Discord then myself or another user will happily walk you through it and if you're still stuck then I can import it for you. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 13:31, 14 September 2019 (UTC)


My user page,please,for that stay my globaluserpage. Gustave London (talk) 12:42, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

 Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 12:44, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

Problem with Upload file and can not log in to Phabricator?


I am a new user and have just started a site! But can not upload files? And are not allowed to log in to Phabricator? I wonder if there can be something that I have missed here? Best regards from /VisbyStar

Hi, What errors are you seeing (for both file uploads and Phabricator). ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 20:15, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
For upload file it is: Action failed

Jump to navigationJump to search Could not open lock file for "mwstore://local-backend/local-public/7/78/20190906_171010.jpg". Make sure your upload directory is configured correctly and your web server has permission to write to that directory. See$wgUploadDirectory for more information.

and for Phabricator it is: Du har inte behörighet att utföra den åtgärd du begärt. (in Swedish) It says I am not allowed to do this request.
We're looking into the file upload issue and regarding Phabricator, Are you signing up via the 'Mediawiki account' option. (You can only create an account if you use that to link your Miraheze account). ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 20:25, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
Hi, file uploads should work now! It appears your wiki's folder was missing on our file storage servers hence why there was a failure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Paladox (talk) 20:43, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
Great! Thank you very much! I will try to solve the Phabricator "problem" later. I think my account is not connected yet. VisbyStar (talk) 20:50, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
Would you be able to try phabricator again please? We think we've discovered the problem and fixed it! ( Paladox (talk) 21:34, 14 September 2019 (UTC)


They are copying a bunch of unnecessary templates from Wikipedia, even with no attributions. Therefore please block this user. - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 10:59, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

@PlavorSeol: I've  deleted the pages but am  declining to block at this point. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 13:03, 22 September 2019 (UTC)
Concur; this user's edits seem unwise but not necessarily malicious. In addition to failure to attribute the material to Wikipedia editors, which you mentioned to the user on his talk page, the user might not understand that Meta is not for individual wiki-building but for the designated purposes, and has all the templates it needs unless people decide to add new features to it. Spıke (talk)01:36 23-Sep-2019

Loading Slowly and 503 frequently

I'm frequently meet Loading Slowly and 503 on and

How can I fix it?

Please let me know if it happens again. Paladox (talk) 15:24, 23 September 2019 (UTC)
It happens from time to time though our sysadmins have been trying to improve the situation. When the wiki is down, you can use our IRC or Discord to report the problem lively.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 12:59, 24 September 2019 (UTC)

Thank you very much! It's been better!

Delete Talk:Requests for Comment/Harassment

Please,delete this page,your content have vandalism. Gustave London (talk) 11:12, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

 Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:01, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

How can I remove skins?

Hi, I can add skins to my Wiki. But how can I remove skins I do not want in my Wiki? I could use CSS, is there a built-in methond? Thank you, best regards Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 10:05, 1 November 2019 (UTC)

@Lily: You will find the removable skins in Special:ManageWiki/extensions. The ones you can select in preferences can't be removed as far as I know. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:44, 1 November 2019 (UTC)
@Reception123: Thank you for your answer, this was exactly what I thought, I hoped I was wrong, Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 12:55, 2 November 2019 (UTC)

Request autopatrolled rights

I want to get autopatrolled rights. Can anyone assign it for me? Thanks
Wolf (talk) 15:08, 7 November 2019 (UTC)

 Done Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 15:12, 7 November 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protected page request

Hi, just another last request. I want to make my user page (User:Wolf) semi-protected because I don't want anonymous users and IPs breaking my user page. Wolf (talk) 14:17, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

@Wolf:  Done

Request Autopatrolled rights

I want to get autopatrolled roles. Can anyone assign it for me? Thank you in advance This goes to my talk pageペーパークリップ?!Email me please I beg you... (aka PaperClip) (t/c | global🌎) 03:40, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

 Not done Just over a month ago, you were accused of sock puppetry and had a request to shorten signatures due to its ridiculous length. Given that list of sock puppets, I’d like to wait until you’ve gone long enough CheckUser evidence doesn’t show abuse. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 06:38, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Extension LinkTarget

Hi, I added the Extension LinkTarget because I want to open extern links in a new window. Since I have no access to LocalSettings.php, how do I define classes with link target "_blank"? Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 06:35, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Hi, it's me again. Nobody here who can help me? Can someone tell me how to open external links in a new window? Thank you Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 09:59, 12 November 2019 (UTC)
Have you configured mh:lilypond:Special:ManageWiki/settings#mw-section-links? Hispano76 (talk) 02:30, 13 November 2019 (UTC)
@Hispano76:Thank you so much, this was exactly I was looking for Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 07:19, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

i want to make an spanish version of this wiki from zero

i want to make the spanish version of the wikia also using miraheze but i think i should be autorized by the admins

Can you explain and detail your query? @Z Grand GR: Hispano76 (talk) 01:32, 21 November 2019 (UTC)

i want to translate myself the crappy games wikia article by article

@Z Grand GR: You can request a personal wiki. After it is approved, you will be able to create articles in Spanish. Hispano76 (talk) 01:40, 21 November 2019 (UTC)

Something I noticed

Somebody's been making a bunch of wikis, many of which empty. When I went to the wiki request queue, I couldn't find any of the wikis there. metachirality 23:23, 5 December 2019 (UTC)

Take a peek at mh:wright:. Everything is explained on the first page. Certainly an odd case, but was done legitimately and for a purpose. dross (tcg) 01:15, 6 December 2019 (UTC)

Delete RFC

I'm requesting deletion of the RFC I did a few weeks ago. This is to rewrite the policy proposal in Commons for later approval. Hispano76 (talk) 21:56, 11 December 2019 (UTC)

@Hispano76:  Like magic :) ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 22:25, 14 December 2019 (UTC)

how to log in

Hi, I requested and received confirmation of a new wiki. Yay! What do I do now? It just says it was approved. How do I log in? How do I find it? I'm not super techy so I'm sorry in advance is this is something obvious.— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)

You must log in with your account at Special:UserLogin and then we can tell you where your wiki is. I can't guess as there have been dozens of approved requests in the last few weeks. Hispano76 (talk) 21:13, 14 December 2019 (UTC)

Parser Function don't work

Hi, i have a wiki, where parser functions like #sub: and #explode: are working perfectly fine. Recently I created a second wiki where these functions don't work. I have compared the extensions and found (almost) no difference, I looked into the settings and could not find the error. Can anyone help me out and give me a hint? Here the parser functions are working, there they are not. Thank you Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 11:20, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

These can be enabled in Special:ManageWiki, under the edit section, as the enable string functionality option. -- Void Whispers 17:40, 17 December 2019 (UTC)
Thank you so much, this was exactly what I was looking for, greetings, Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 11:24, 18 December 2019 (UTC)


I'd like to request for adminship. --8ight (talk) 18:37, 22 December 2019 (UTC)

Adminship can be requested at Meta:Requests for permissions. However, based on your contributions I strongly advise against requesting, as you do not have enough experience here for the role. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:56, 22 December 2019 (UTC)
I heard that Trump is in Peach, quick, someone tell Mario. --8ight (talk) 21:52, 22 December 2019 (UTC)

Delete UserPage

Please delete my user page, the content was moved to loginwiki. Hispano76 (talk) 17:44, 29 December 2019 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:47, 29 December 2019 (UTC)


How can i rename my acc

You can make a request from Special:GlobalRenameRequest. However, please bare in mind that sometimes the renaming process will get stuck, resulting in your account being locked out (which will require a phab task to fix).--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 03:41, 6 January 2020 (UTC)

Page move "throttled"

User Naleksuh stated that he had tried to move a page in his userspace but got the message, "Action throttled." Both he and the page have age of at least three weeks. Does he need additional permissions to use the Move button successfully? (If so, the Move button ought not to be visible to him.) Is there a coding error in an Abuse Filter? Spıke (talk)03:38 18-Jan-2020

@Spike: @Naleksuh: That is strange, did the message say anything else? Did you try again after? I've checked the abuse log and there are no logs for Naleksuh, so it does not seem to be from there. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:28, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
I think there's a default speed limit within the MW core system for any actions by users that are not admins nor bots. Maybe he might have been acting too fast (ex. 10+ moves per minute). If this is the case, it can be solved by waiting for a while.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 07:39, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
I only attempted one move, and got this message for several hours. I tried uploading a screenshot of the error, but I got the message "This action has been automatically identified as harmful, and therefore disallowed. If you believe your action was constructive, please inform an administrator of what you were trying to do. A brief description of the abuse rule which your action matched is: Uploading on Meta ". Naleksuh (talk) 21:05, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
 Exempted you from filter ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 21:19, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
That appears to have fixed it. Thank you. Naleksuh (talk) 22:37, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Commercial spam

User:FredericaLuton23, to the extent that it makes sense at all, seems to be commercial spam, and is certainly nothing that belongs on Meta.

There are several recent new users with such usernames (real-life name, almost always female, in CamelCase, followed by numeral). Over on, this is suspect, also first edits made breaking lines with <br> (which is not the case with this page). Spıke (talk)00:36 10-Feb-2020

PS—My notice at User talk:Kormit seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Spıke (talk)00:39 10-Feb-2020

 Handled on meta ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 15:21, 10 February 2020 (UTC)

Where is the link for weekly backup archive?

I couldn't finf the link for weekly backed up arcihve. Where could I find it?

You can find it on Special:DataDump of your wiki. Please see backups for more details.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:17, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

I need permission to edit in Toxic Fandoms & Hatedoms wiki

Please help me, I need a required rights.

- Thanks,.

 Not done As this is not an issue on meta.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:18, 1 March 2020 (UTC)


This user is well-known on Meta and should get autopatrolled. Spıke (talk)13:25 11-Feb-2020

I’m going to leave this open for comment but I’d say  no due to a few instances of impolite behaviours in the past. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 15:00, 11 February 2020 (UTC)
On hold, I’ve messaged 2 admins specifically for comment. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 18:25, 11 February 2020 (UTC)
I agree with RhinosF1's assessment at this time. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:49, 11 February 2020 (UTC)
I too agree. However, I've been assuming that the job of a Patroller is to verify that edits aren't vandalism. If Admins are using the patrol flag as a reminder to review each of his edits for "impolite behaviors," then I should stop manually patrolling him. Spıke (talk)04:09 12-Feb-2020

 Not done Considering that he is likely to be banned.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:09, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

Delete Userpage

Sourav Halder

After adding to Meta templates Meta didn't need, this user has taken to welcoming newbies, including some without contributions whose names are typical for spambots. If you support this effort, he should get autopatrolled. If not, you should do something. Spıke (talk)11:45 8-Mar-2020

Yesterday, RhinosF1 blocked Sourav for one month. A discussion continued at User talk:Sourav Halder. The block concerned ballot-stuffing at RfIA. What happened is one of the following:

  1. User created sockpuppets to vote himself additional authority multiple times
  2. User induced playground pals to come to Miraheze to all vote him additional authority
  3. User is just a popular guy and a bunch of people arrived with nothing better to do than vote for him.

Ballot-stuffing is misbehavior. We cannot have government, plus our presumption that we will all be anonymous to one another, without guarding against ballot stuffing. However, RhinosF1 told Sourav that he could appeal for a Checkuser; if Sourav was really banned for creating sockpuppets, I think the Checkuser should precede the ban. And Checkuser is not always conclusive, and does not preclude the unlikely third option I present above.

In my opinion, a better outcome is this:

  • Void the votes of the new users
  • Possibly ban the new users if Admins are certain they have no legitimate purpose for joining Miraheze except to win a vote
  • Possibly void the entire ballot
  • Monitor Sourav, as he has repeatedly shown the impulse to be, or put himself forward as, Miraheze government, rather than do actual creative work.

However, the whole affair strikes me as failing to Assume Good Faith, much like the PlavorSeol affair. Spıke (talk)01:22 11-Mar-2020

For me, the behavourial evidence was pretty obvious. A CheckUser returned supoorting technical evidence when it was done. The votes of the puppets are struck and they have been blocked. Aa you point out, this is not the first issue woth Sourav. Taking their reaction to deny it and past behaviour, I believe a short block was appropaite. They are welcome back as Sourav after the block expires if they positively contribute. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 05:52, 11 March 2020 (UTC)
My opinion is that due to the lack of urgency in this case (since it wasn't direct vandalism), a block could've waited until a confirmation from a CheckUser, even though I agree that the behavioral evidence was clear in this case. Perhaps it is time to think about requirements for account age when it comes to voting (a few days before the vote perhaps) to fix this issue. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:18, 11 March 2020 (UTC)
I like that proposal. (Then again, I am a dinosaur who likes the real-world requirement to register to vote — rather than just show up — so that all parties can know exactly who the voters are.) Surely votes on policy, and on treatment of misbehaving users, should "freeze the voter list" at the risk of "disenfranchising" newbies. So votes from users whose registration timestamp is after the creation of the RfC are thrown out. (If you really care about the issue, you can see it being drafted in someone's userspace before creation of the RfC, register then, and get around this rule, and that's fine.)
Young voters especially hope to be activists (and maybe President) the moment they join a new club (which was part of the problem with PlavorSeol and Sourav!). Those with experience look around and learn first. Spıke (talk)09:39 11-Mar-2020


I'm Applying for autopatrolled~'Sourav Halder' 19:55, 8 April 2020 (UTC)

 Not done due to block history. @Sourav Halder:. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 22:31, 8 April 2020 (UTC)

Hmm I understand my mistake and am work honestly as a rule.@Reception123: I can see that you are online now so I request you to look into this.And request this right.~'Sourav Halder' 16:16, 13 April 2020 (UTC)

I have already translated many pages so I will be encouraged to translate this right~'Sourav Halder' 16:19, 13 April 2020 (UTC)

Error loading

hey there for my wiki when i try to edit it says Error loading data from server: apierror-visualeditor-docserver-http: HTTP 404. Would you like to retry?

Please help fix it i Do not know how to fix it link below [[1]]

It should be working fine, if you are just now enabling VisualEditor it could take a few minutes until it will work. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 23:51, 14 April 2020 (UTC)

Interwiki requests

Hi, all! I have two interwiki requests. You can complete this request on Special:Interwiki.

Prefix: "ja"


Reason: Useful to link Japanese Wikipedia.

Prefix: "krebswiki"


Reason: The wiki "krebswiki" has been closed.

Thanks, --そらたこ (talk) 03:01, 13 March 2020 (UTC)

Are there any issues with making this changes? --そらたこ (talk) 14:03, 31 March 2020 (UTC)

Interwiki linking to Japanese Wikipedia can be accomplished by w:ja:テスト. This is a mechanic within Wikipedia. --Jack980517 (talk) 11:58, 9 April 2020 (UTC)

I know that. However, there are a few problems. If you make a link as shown, the link will become longer.(It is also assumed to be used in the summary.) The link fails when the system crashes in the English Wikipedia. And, there are quite a few users who speaks Japanese in Miraheze. It is very convenient to be able to link directly. --そらたこ (talk) 17:09, 15 April 2020 (UTC)

hypewiki was removed

hypewiki ( was removed. I have no ideas why. Can you please help? I need to recover the content. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Vikulin (talkcontribs)

@Vikulin: Hi. If your wiki was removed it would most likely be because of the Dormancy Policy. However, if the wiki was public and was active before 1 March we may be able to recover it and restore it. Is that the case, and would you like us to? Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:40, 15 April 2020 (UTC)
@Reception123: Yes, please.
@Vikulin: Could you please re-request the wiki and then the I will import the old data back? Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:18, 16 April 2020 (UTC)
@Reception123: I see my wiki website is online now and you don't need to import it. Thanks.
Okay, great : Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:45, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Page protection needed

User talk: needs to semi protected for the duration of the rangeblock affecting the IP address, as this particular IP in the range is posting gibberish and obscenities to their talk page. There does not appear to be enough talk page disruption across the range to merit a range-wide removal of talk page access (unless there are deleted talk page edits that I can't see). Amanda Catherine (talk) 23:49, 27 April 2020 (UTC)

Revoked TP as IP Range is static, not dynamic - history of abuse on the range so sufficient to revoke TP to me if it continues on a talk page. Legitimate users can appeal via email. John (talk) 00:12, 28 April 2020 (UTC)

User page deletion

I am requesting my user page be deleted so that my global user page from loginwiki will show. Sario528 (talk) 18:14, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 18:19, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

Proposed Community ban for Sourav Halder

Bonnedav rollback request


I wish to request the rollback right on meta so that I may better assist in combating spam and vandalism to keep meta a clean place for the miraheze community to come together. I understand that is right is only for meta and does not affect any other wikis. I agree to only rollback edits that clearly violate policy and leave anything else up to the admins, bureaucrats, and stewards.

Thank you for considering.

Bonnedav (talk) 04:49, 7 May 2020 (UTC)

I do not see much anti-vandalism work on meta. How can you demonstrate previous counter vandalism experience? ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 06:44, 7 May 2020 (UTC)
I don't have a lot of experience but I have read the policies and hope to learn and gain more experience. However I did assist in reverting an attack on where a user was adding a political message to the top of every page. Thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 17:34, 7 May 2020 (UTC)
@RhinosF1 Im sorry if this is inappropriate but it has been 9 days since my reply and I feel it prudent to bump both this and the page deletion request below. I understand I have limited experience but I have been monitoring the recent changes and marking good edits as patrolled. I have not encountered any vandalism yet but when I do I will undo it but I would like to have the rollback right so I may do so more quickly. However I will understand if you decide not to grant my request at this time. Thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 17:00, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Sorry I missed this, no objection then from me but I need to go and get food then eat it first!! Will look later. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 17:05, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Oh that's quite alright, thank you and enjoy your lunch. (I don't know what time it is where you are but its around lunch time for me.) I think I will probably go eat something as well. Bonnedav (talk) 17:11, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Back,  Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 18:35, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 18:45, 16 May 2020 (UTC)


Could someone please delete this? I created it on the wrong wiki (I was intending to create it on Miraheze Template Wiki). Pppery (talk) 19:43, 9 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:05, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

There seems to be a glitch

Every time I try to upload an image, I get the "500 Internal Server Error" screen.

Trevor807 (talk) 22:03, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

What Wiki? example? Hispano76 (talk) 22:05, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

It seems I can't upload images on any wiki. I also can't do edits, apparently.

Trevor807 (talk) 22:08, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

Hi, what wiki? Paladox (talk) 22:27, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

There's DifferentHistory Wiki and most of the reception wikis. The only wiki I can edit on is Atrocious YouTubers Wiki.

Trevor807 (talk) 22:31, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

I also cannot upload images. Wiki: Esoteric Music Software Wiki

Dotexe (talk) 22:36, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

@Paladox: It seems to happen in some wikis, when you preview the edit or see the changes made in the edit (like in UcroniasWiki). But the funny thing is, that doesn't happen in any of my other wikis or pages. Any errors from an extension or config? Hispano76 (talk) 23:17, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
I don't see any errors. Only change I made was the wiki sitename because it had a minor mistake. Should I change it back? I also realized I'm able to do edits unlike the other poster... maybe a different problem? Dotexe (talk) 23:42, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

Can you do a screenshot showing the error please? Paladox (talk) 23:22, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

Here is the upload page before hitting upload. Here is the error page after hitting upload. Here is the image I was trying to upload. Dotexe (talk) 23:34, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
How big is the file? Paladox (talk) 00:09, 17 May 2020 (UTC)
Nvm, i've managed to upload the image you linked to without error.
I was able to upload by removing the summary. Dotexe (talk) 01:01, 17 May 2020 (UTC)

I can upload to Paladox (talk) 23:23, 16 May 2020 (UTC)


The user T1nutshell appears to exist solely for abuse. Please investigate. Bonnedav (talk) 22:27, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

No action needed yet, we will watch out. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 06:33, 17 May 2020 (UTC)

wiki created template

Hello, I just tried to use the "wiki created" template but noticed that the built-in signature does not work and just shows 4 '~'s instead of an actual signature. Could someone please fix this? The page is protected. Thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 07:33, 18 May 2020 (UTC)

The template is no longer used, Echo notifications are done for that. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:43, 18 May 2020 (UTC)
Ah ok, thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 02:12, 19 May 2020 (UTC)
Is there some reason an admin doesn't delete it and it's subtemplates, then? Pppery (talk) 02:28, 19 May 2020 (UTC)
They are transcluded on a lot of pages. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 06:22, 19 May 2020 (UTC)


Hey, can anyone can delete

, please? It are non-translated parts after update, thanks.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 17:00, 20 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 07:38, 21 May 2020 (UTC)

Interface (MediaWiki) pages about GS

Hey, another one. Can anyone create

Global sysops
Global sysop 
Global sysops

Thanks --MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:01, 20 May 2020 (UTC)

And please delete pages MediaWiki:Group-wikimanager, MediaWiki:Group-wikimanager-member, MediaWiki:Grouppage-wikimanager, it's no longer needed, thanks.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:10, 20 May 2020 (UTC)
 Done globally through the magic repo and  Not done as logs will still use them I think. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 07:40, 21 May 2020 (UTC)

Pages for translation after update

Please mark this pages for translation

, thanks--MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:35, 20 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 07:42, 21 May 2020 (UTC)


Hey, i request move from {{Notdone}} to {{Not done}} with redirect exchange, due to standardization,thanks.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 12:47, 26 May 2020 (UTC)

There is already a redirect, so what would you like to be done? Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:46, 27 May 2020 (UTC)
{{Notdone}} will be redirect to {{Not done}}.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 07:50, 27 May 2020 (UTC)
Okay, I've switched the redirects per standardization. Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:09, 27 May 2020 (UTC)

Spammer is a spammer. WickyHoney (talk) 03:27, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 06:59, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

Block sock puppeteer and advertiser

The user Himanshu Jaykar appears to exist solely to advertise. After their edits were reverted another ad was placed by Vishwajeet Jaykar who I believe to be a sock of Himanshu Jaykar. Thus I request that both users be blocked with IP auto-block for advertising and sock abuse. Thank you. Bonnedav (talk) 07:38, 27 May 2020 (UTC)

 Both blocked ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 08:16, 29 May 2020 (UTC)

User:Ucronistaw displaying on Special:BrokenRedirects special page, but link is blue

This is strange, the user page for User:Ucronistaw is displaying on the Special:BrokenRedirects special page as a redirect to a non-existent target, and clicking on the non-existent target confirms the target page was deleted. However, clicking on the subject user page displays a blue wikilink redirect to the target user page, which is displayed. Is this an error in Special:BrokenRedirects, or is this a problem with the page cache at User:Ucronistaw needing to be purged? If the latter, I have noticed there's no "purge" link for me. I've looked in the top and side navigation menus—that is, the usual places. Dmehus (talk) 23:10, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

This is a known bug. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 06:15, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

Protection level at Miraheze Volunteers

The Miraheze Volunteers page invites editors to add themselves, regardless of their user groups and privileges they may hold; however, as the page is protected to autoconfirmed users, new users cannot add themselves. I think the administrator-level move protection is still useful as this is a key page that shouldn't be renamed or moved without a brief discussion; however, seeing as the Edit=Allow only autoconfirmed users protection level was made over three years ago, I'm wondering if we can remove the edit protection from the page. If vandalism reoccurs, we can easily re-add it. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:43, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

 Not done User must have 10 edits + 4 days old only. No reason for edit by new accounts.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 17:51, 3 June 2020 (UTC)
MrJaroslavik Yes, I realize that is the case for autoconfirmed users, but for users who are less than four days old but want to add themselves, they can't. As well, the page doesn't specify that editing is limited only to autoconfirmed users. Since page protection should, presumably, be employed when the page or template is linked to or transcluded on a high number of pages or for prevention of real harm, it seems reasonable to remove the page protection on a single page where it may not be needed anymore. Can you possibly give reconsideration to this request? Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:55, 3 June 2020 (UTC)
Again: No reason for edit by new users. If anyone want add yourself he can request here, on talk page, or can request confirmed user right. --MrJaroslavik (talk) 17:57, 3 June 2020 (UTC)
Okay. I'll revise this request...

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Can you modify the text that says, "Below is a list of staff and volunteers. Feel free to add yourself[,]" to "Below is a list of staff and volunteers. Any autoconfirmed user may had themselves to this page if they wish. If you are not yet autoconfirmed, please start a discussion at the talk page or at the administrators' noticeboard." Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 18:04, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

The way I see it, the idea behind the page protection is mainly the fact that someone isn't really considered a "volunteer" if they don't have 10 edits and an account age of 4 days. At that point, a user is still discovering how Miraheze works and trying out things. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:27, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
@Reception: Okay, fair enough. I guess that's generally likely true and users may create an account, then abandon it and not (really) come back. I still think some added clarity with my suggested rewording, which could be modified or expanded in some way, would be helpful here, but I won't be fussed if you guys don't feel any changes to the page wording are needed, either. Dmehus (talk) 14:02, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

the way of display the image

On Wikipedia, If we click the image, don't appear the file page but, appear the image over the screen. I want to do it on my wiki. What should I do?ーーKomasu (talk) 08:17, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

Perhaps, MultimediaViewer. --そらたこ (talk) 13:02, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
Thank you.ーーKomasu (talk) 13:42, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

Needs "autopatrolled"

User 松

Is voting on an RfC, is not a vandal, should be autopatrolled. Spıke (talk) 12:19 15-Jun-2020

Thank you for trusting me.-- (talk) 13:20, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
 Granted ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 13:58, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
I am glad to have you trust me. Thank you.-- (talk) 14:11, 15 June 2020 (UTC)

User Dmehus

Likewise Dmehus; he has guided a lot of users here and should be autopatrolled. Spıke (talk) 18:10 15-Jun-2020

@Spike: Dmehus had autopatrolled rights at one time but were revoked by RhinosF1 due to repeated false statements. -EK📝🌎 18:17, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
He's very close to a partial block and 100% should be manually reviewed. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 19:11, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
Very well, I didn't know this history. Then I will decline to patrol his edits and let one of you do it. Spıke (talk) 19:56 15-Jun-2020
@Examknow: There's an ambiguity in your post which I shall correct. Spıke (talk) 19:58 15-Jun-2020
Since I was mentioned here, for what it's worth, I wouldn't characterize my statements as false, as that may imply that they were in some way intentionally false. I would say that it was just a matter of me jumping in too deeply, with both feet, and I should've (a) limited my replies to answers on which I was certain and/or (b) focused on patrolling Special:RecentChanges and Special:NewPages. I will follow up with @RhinosF1: eventually, in due course, to request resumption of autopatrolled rights. Dmehus (talk) 20:08, 15 June 2020 (UTC)

A Problem on Atrocious YouTubers Wiki

Kesner blocked me for “BEinG a WhiTEKniGhT oF a cERtaiN ToXic uSEr”. Not that I ACTUALLY did anything. Can you please undo my block, and possibly punish Kesner instead?

Signed ~ General I80

I had the same problem. Solution is here:
Bulrush (talk) 15:06, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
Kesner has a good reason to block you because you whiteknighted Zenko. And he doesn't deserve punishment so please stop whining. -Tarbiz (talk) 09:21, 16 June 2020 (UTC)
Please note that this noticeboard is meant for Meta Wiki only as the header suggests, so arguments about other wikis should not take place here. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:34, 16 June 2020 (UTC)

Resignation (Sysop/wikicreator)

Now that I am no longer that active nor interested in contributing - please remove my admin hat and the wiki-creator flag. I'll probably be around for CoCC elections and maintaining current Revibot ops but don't expect more than that. — revi 13:04, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

 Removed, thank you for your service over the years. John (talk) 13:13, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

Cannot upload file, Extension Lilypond not working

Hi, I cannot upload images on my wiki, maybe the upload directory is misconfigured

Die Sperrdatei für „mwstore://local-backend/local-public/d/d0/Romanesco_Saatgut_20200426.jpg“ konnte nicht geöffnet werden. Stelle sicher, dass dein Hochladerepositorium korrekt konfiguriert ist und dein Webserver eine Berechtigung zum Beschreiben dieses Repositoriums hat. Siehe$wgUploadDirectory für weitere Informationen.

The extension Lilypond does not work

Die erzeugten Dateien konnten nicht an ihren Zielort kopiert werden: Das Verzeichnis „mwstore://score-backend/score-render/9/9/99depces8m8nl6f29ewenmrxk3ymvb7“ konnte nicht angelegt werden.

Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 10:09, 27 June 2020 (UTC)

I see, this issue is already being handled, sry for bothering you Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 10:19, 27 June 2020 (UTC)

Continued Issues With Inappropriate Wiki

Thank you for removing the bulk of the libelous content, but unfortunately I was made aware of similar content on the same wiki ( making allegations that are untrue: on the bottom paragraph it refers to myself as a "pedophile" an extremely false statement. This is abusive behavior, and defamation toward myself made by this wiki, which seems to be premised on articles meant to insult and harass individuals they've targeted. — Preceding unsigned comment added by TheGiant1 (talkcontribs) 19:06, 2 August 2019 (UTC)


This is an obvious bad-faith edit (supposedly complete personal information does not match username; use of Cyrillic characters) made by a person or 'bot trying to determine whether this wiki is actively maintained. Spıke (talk) 00:21, 28 March 2020 (UTC)

I can't login to Zcook1052, I been seeing this error, 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.

I can't log in to my account, I been seeing this error, "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." — Preceding unsigned comment added by Spike (talkcontribs) 00:21, 27 March 2020 (UTC)

NutScript Adoption Correction

To any admins reading this. The NutScript Adoption request by Otunga needs to be voided / overlooked. Otunga has been permanently banned from the NutScript Community due to Proven situations he was involved in with Fraudulent and scamming behaviors. The creator of NutScript is Chessnut and his successor Black RebelTea. This user "Otunga" is merely trying to adopt the wiki to delete it, if not flood it with material nothing related to the script. He does not develop for the Script, nor have any useful attributes to it. He is merely a mapper on a game called Garry's Mod; giving him the wiki will just destroy what we have had. The owner and lead developers will be on tomorrow to try and overthrow it / claim it also so this does not happen. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alaughingchip (talkcontribs) 09:12, 13 April 2020 (UTC)

Dragon Quest Wiki activity

I have a little problem: On the Dragon Quest Wiki [2], which I have created, there is sometimes the message that the wiki would be inactive and that it will be closed soon, BUT there is quite a lot activity [3]! Why is this message there?! Can somebody help me please? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hydrotoxinlaser (talkcontribs) 19:41, 13 April 2020 (UTC)

Requests for Comment/Meta Interface Admin Group needs to be closed

The RfC was opened a month ago, and has had very little activity for the last two weeks. I think it's time to close it out. Sario528 (talk) 19:34, 24 June 2020 (UTC)

I agree, a bureaucrat should find time to close it. Unfortunately, it does seem that there wasn't enough consensus for removal so it isn't going to be an easy close so I assume bureaucrats left it open hoping that there should be more comments. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:27, 29 June 2020 (UTC)


Hey, I request per the policy the removal of rights from these users:

User:Guy vandegrift - Wiki Creator, totally inactive since 2018 User:ChipWolf - Wiki Creator, last edit in January 2020, number of created wikis is 0! * User:Eduaddad - Wiki Creator, inactive since November 2019, number of created wikis is 7

  • User:AlvaroMolina - Translation administrator, i think he don't need TA perms now (see their last edit)

+ Can be removed 'translator' user group, please? See this link for more info. Thanks, --MrJaroslavik (talk) 08:31, 29 June 2020 (UTC)

Just a small note, while Wiki creators operate on Meta they are a group that are exceptionally under the "authority" of Stewards, so technically this would be a Stewards' noticeboard request. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:25, 29 June 2020 (UTC)
Sorry, i will move it. Thanks for the note! Regards--MrJaroslavik (talk) 17:31, 29 June 2020 (UTC)


Hi, I have opened a task on Phabricator which has been closed because the extension is already installed. I cannot find the extension in the list, has it a different name? Thank you for helping me, Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 12:41, 29 June 2020 (UTC)

I found it, the first item under "Spam prevention" at Spezial:Version. Spıke (talk) 17:11 29-Jun-2020
Thank you. This is so embarassing, I was looking here Lily (Lilypond Wiki) 03:05, 30 June 2020 (UTC)

Deletion warnings

Miraheze community notice to place an article in line for deletion in so many days DOES NOT ITSELF HAVE A DATE so the actual date of proposed action cannot be inferred! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nglock (talkcontribs) 08:40 (UTC -07:00), 30 June 2020

It's a little unclear what exactly you're looking to be changed in the inactive/closure wiki site notices, but if it's what I think you're suggesting, I'd  Strong support such a change. I think all we should/need to do here is add an automatic counter that counts down the name of time remaining until it's eligible for deletion and then displays that to the visitor. I'd also like to see a column added to Special:WikiDiscover that indicates this as well, or, better yet, two columns which prints the time since the last status change (if marked as "inactive" or "closed") and also the time remaining until being eligible for "deletion" (again, only for those marked as "inactive" or "close"; for others, it would print "N/A" or "Not applicable"). @Void:, do you think this would be possible? Dmehus (talk) 16:02, 30 June 2020 (UTC)
This would require a technical change, and therefore would need a phabricator task. -- Void Whispers 21:27, 30 June 2020 (UTC)

User:Tali64³ - Request for Autopatrolled

I'd like to request for any administrator to grant Tali64³, with nearly 1,000 global edits across multiple wikis, several of which I assume this user has created, the autopatrol user right on Meta. The user is experienced in editing, page creation, the scope of Meta, and has no active blocks of any kind on any wiki. There's no need to patrol this user's revisions.

Dmehus (talk) 19:42, 6 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:28, 9 July 2020 (UTC)

Reporting a cross-wiki troll

This user keeps posting offensive comments about autism and his username literally means “the killing of autistic people”. Is this the right place to report trolls? If so, it’d be much appreciated if he’s globally locked. Thanks! — Perry The Chiweenie (talk) 13:57, 9 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done by Void. Thanks for the report, in future please report cross-wiki issues on Steward noticeboard, Thanks!-MrJaroslavik (talk) 14:08, 9 July 2020 (UTC)
You're welcome, and thanks for letting me know where to report trolls in the future! -- Perry The Chiweenie (talk) 12:23, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

User:El Komodos Drago - Request for Autopatrolled

In the course of patrolling, I came across a well-articulated, properly signed comment on one of the remaining open RfCs. Reviewing the user's global accounts and edit counts, the user has nearly 1,000 global edits across many wikis. The user is somewhat less active on Meta, but still has a very respectable 76 edits. Looked through the user's recent contributions on Meta, and saw no concerns. As well, the user has had a global Miraheze account for nearly two years. So, similar to other recent autopatrolled user right grants, I'd like to request that El Komodos Drago be granted autopatrolled. Thanks,
Dmehus (talk) 18:55, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done--MrJaroslavik (talk) 19:01, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Translation error at Special:GlobalUsers/interwiki-admin

Could any administrator, or interface administrator, with access to the editinterface, kindly tend to and resolve the translation problem at the Special:GlobalUsers/interwiki-admin special page? The group member is displaying as správce interwiki regardless of what the user has set in their preferences (mine is set to English). This should be resolved to display the group member title in only the user's language as defined in their preferences file. I have checked all the roles for that special page, and that is the only global group with the issue.

Dmehus (talk) 01:10, 16 July 2020 (UTC)

@Dmehus: Sorry, it was my doubt. I translated pages (/cs on the end), but here i forgot to this.  Done --MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:42, 16 July 2020 (UTC)
@MrJaroslavik: No worries. I figured it was just related to the /cs subpages, but not having an English translation of the page. It's been my experience the group member pages are required only when overriding the default configuration, so, effectively, there was only the /cs subpages. At any rate, thanks for fixing. Dmehus (talk) 18:46, 16 July 2020 (UTC)

Can an Admin delete my user page?

I would like an admin to delete my user page here on meta so that my login page shows on here and everywhere else, which it does. Thanks! --TFFfan (talk) 12:38, 18 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done--MrJaroslavik (talk) 12:41, 18 July 2020 (UTC)

Problem with auto archiving of Meta:Administrators' noticeboard

Could any local administrator who has regular direct contact with –revi possibly reach out to –revi to investigate why the bot hasn't archived the Deletion warnings thread at the top of this page? Of course, I could manually archive this thread, but seeing as the bot's archiving schedule is set up to archive threads at after 14 days, it should've been archived by now. In the course of composing this message, I just realized that Revibot hasn't archived anything on this noticeboard since administrator MrJaroslavik made this change to the archive configuration on this page, so it's perhaps possible something either needs to be fixed to that configuration or –revi may need to update the bot's code to match? Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 19:01, 18 July 2020 (UTC)

Well, technically, Revibot did archive this thread since the above configuration change, but given that that archiving was done within less than one hour the archive configuration change, it was likely already "queued up," so the problem could still be related. Dmehus (talk) 19:05, 18 July 2020 (UTC)

User:Dmehus - Request for translationadmin

In the course of my WikiGnome- and WikiJanitor-like maintenance and editing on Meta, I occasionally come across pages that are either (a) not marked for translation that should be or (b) have had significant updates since last being marked for translation, and would like to be able to prepare pages for translation. I realize that administrator permissions are required to mark pages protected at sysop level, but most pages on Meta are either unprotected or protected only minimally (i.e., at levels I can edit). Plus, seeing as our only other non-administrator translation administrator has been inactive on Meta for nearly the past year, this will be a very useful user right for me to have. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:45, 19 July 2020 (UTC)

On hold Dmehus was contacted on discord about translation extension and other things.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:09, 19 July 2020 (UTC)
 Done After a short talk with Dmehus on Discord, Dmehus have tested the extension translate and is experienced with it. He also declared that he would use the rights to mark pages for translation after update (e.g. When another user forgot to mark for translation/request it), he will use TA's rights for marking after his own changes (typo fix, grammar correcting, wikilinking). Also @Dmehus: if you will need any help with translate extension, fix anything on locked page or for example delete any part of translation, feel free to contact me, post here on AN, IRC/Discord or alert another admin on their talk page.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:40, 19 July 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, MrJaroslavik. I shouldn't need to use it very often, but will be helpful if I come across less visited pages that have had significant updates to them and hadn't been remarked for translation. For the most part, it's fairly straightforward, but if I have any questions, I won't hesitate to {{ping}} you or another administrator on Discord. Dmehus (talk) 18:52, 19 July 2020 (UTC)

Please add an editnotice for this noticeboard

So all noticeboards will be the same InspecterAbdel (talk) 15:02, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

And please remove that Meta: in the name, it got reverted — Preceding unsigned comment added by InspecterAbdel (talkcontribs) 15:05, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

We can look at an edit notice but it is specifically in the meta namespace because this is a noticeboard for things involving meta admins. It is meta specific unlike the other two. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 15:07, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
 Comment: I wonder if @InspecterAbdel: means the generic edit notice related to signing one's posts? If that's the case, I'd  Support adding that to this noticeboard as well. It's useful and possibly modestly effective. Dmehus (talk) 16:32, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
@Dmehus: Yes, I was talking about that one InspecterAbdel (talk) 16:55, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
@InspecterAbdel: Okay, thanks for clarifying. Also, thanks for signing your posts. You are quite active on Meta, so I want to nominate you for autopatrolled so your edits don't need patrolling, but am waiting until I see seven days' worth of posts that don't require {{unsigned}} to be added. I am definitely seeing improvement, though, so keep up the good work. Dmehus (talk) 16:58, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
@Dmehus: Question: Will there be a feature where signatures are automatically signed? InspecterAbdel (talk) 17:02, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
@InspecterAbdel: DiscussionTools should help in this regard (when MediaWiki version 1.35 rolls out more broadly and to Miraheze), as it's similar in that way to Structured Discussions (formerly known as Flow). Flow has some issues, but I personally prefer it on other wikis where I am a bureaucrat. Hope this helps. Dmehus (talk) 17:06, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
@Dmehus: Also, I think there should be an editnotice for RfC's and Requests for adoption InspecterAbdel (talk) 17:23, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
@InspecterAbdel: Oh, if it's not there already, yeah, I'd support adding that there as well. That's technically a global page, but since this is just adding an edit notice, any Meta administrator can probably add it (if not, they'll have a Meta administrator who is also a Global Sysop or a steward do it). Dmehus (talk) 17:25, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── I don't se any problems so  created at MediaWiki:Editnotice-4-Administrators' noticeboard.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 19:04, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

@MrJaroslavik:, thanks. Can you also check Requests for adoption and see if that edit notice is there, too, and, if not, add it? Dmehus (talk) 19:52, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

User:SolidBlock - Request for autopatrolled

I'd like to request that SolidBlock, with 255 edits on Meta and more than 1,200 global edits spanning over three and a half years, be granted autopatrolled by any administrator. Looked briefly through the past ten discussion contributions on Meta, spanning nearly two years, and noted no unsigned, missed signatures. User clearly knows Meta's scope, so I have no concerns. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 04:17, 29 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done by @MrJaroslavik: per this request on Meta:Administrators' noticeboard, and per no apparent need to patrol. Dmehus (talk) 21:05, 29 July 2020 (UTC)

User:Colby Russell - Request for autopatrolled and confirmed

I'd like to request for any administrator to please grant Colby Russell autopatrolled indefinitely and, on a temporary basis of between 3-12 months confirmed user status, so the user can edit semi-protected pages. In my discussions with Colby on various talk pages on Meta, it's clear to me that the two most important criteria for these user group rights, that the user (a) remembers to sign and date their discussion contributions and (b) knows the scope and purpose of Meta are met. As well, the user is a bureaucrat and administrator on the Triple Scripts Wiki, where he has already made nearly 300 edits. Further, the user is active on the Wikimedia wikis, especially MediaWiki. Together with the user's status as a developer, I am very confident in the user's abilities, and would've requested these user group rights sooner, but wanted to wait at least thirty days. My reason for requesting confirmed temporarily is because it is a duplication of autoconfirmed, so once the user is autopromoted to that group, it won't be required. Looking at Special:ListUsers/confirmed, we do have a few confirmed users on Meta who are active on other Miraheze-hosted wikis, so there's definitely precedent for this, and this is such a strong use case. Dmehus (talk) 17:25, 30 July 2020 (UTC)

 Done for autopatrolled /  Not done for confirmed - already is autoconfirmed user.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 18:23, 30 July 2020 (UTC)
@MrJaroslavik: That's great, thanks. At the time I submitted this request, the user wasn't yet autoconfirmed, but I did suggest to the user to make only six more edits on Meta to be autopromoted (at Talk:Custom domains), so it seems that's what he did. Nonetheless, thanks again. Dmehus (talk) 18:32, 30 July 2020 (UTC)

Category:Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected pages - Request for history merge to Category:Indefinitely semi-protected pages and delete

Could any administrator kindly perform a history merge of Category:Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected pages to Category:Indefinitely semi-protected pages, the latter of which had already existed but as an empty category with no history. Now that I have corrected Module:Protection banner/config used by {{pp-template}}, there is such a strong use case to history merge in my revision(s) from the former into the latter, after which the former can be swiftly deleted. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 19:31, 30 July 2020 (UTC)

User:InspecterAbdel - Request for autopatrolled

InspecterAbdel has more than 100 edits on Meta, which, in and of itself, is not necessarily enough for autopatrolled; however, the user is helpful on the noticeboards, has demonstrated they know Meta's scope and limitations, and understands the purpose of each noticeboard. My only concern was the user's forgetting to sign their posts, with my having to add {{unsigned}} as recently as a week ago. However, separately, I had the user really make a concerted effort over the past week, and agreed to nominate them for autopatrolled on 1 August 2020 when I was satisfied that the improvement had been met. I'm now satisfied, particularly with the user also adding {{unsigned}} signatures correctly to other users' posts, and because I haven't had to add {{unsigned}} to the user's signatures for (roughly) the past week. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 18:42, 1 August 2020 (UTC)

Oh, thank you for requesting this! I appreciate it a lot! InspecterAbdel (talk) 18:57, 1 August 2020 (UTC)
 Support for his great work, and being helpful, although the only concern is that he kinda forgot to sign posts. CircleyDoesExtracter(Circley Talk | Global |Email the Cloud) 19:01, 1 August 2020 (UTC)
 Done Okay.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 19:06, 1 August 2020 (UTC)

Request for version invisibility

Please make this difference invisible.thinks.--松•Matsu (talk) 23:24, 1 August 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 01:39, 2 August 2020 (UTC)
@Void: Thank you.--松•Matsu (talk) 16:20, 2 August 2020 (UTC)

When will extension Score be working again?

It has been a while that I get an error message, in my wiki in German: LilyPond konnte nicht ausgeführt werden: /dev/null ist eine nicht ausführbare Datei. Es muss sichergestellt sein, dass $wgScoreLilyPond in der Konfigurationsdatei richtig eingestellt wurde. Will the extension Score ever work again? Lily (Lilypond Wiki talk and I will listen) 05:10, 31 July 2020 (UTC)

We were made aware of a security issue so we switched it off. As soon as they fixed that, they found another. Sorry, ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 05:13, 31 July 2020 (UTC)
Ok thanks for the info, Lily (Lilypond Wiki · talk and I will listen · my little garden ) 08:38, 31 July 2020 (UTC)
Hi, to keep you updated, We were supposed to be waiting on the public disclosure and fix but have now been told that the fix is leaking memory and been stopped so it could be longer. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 14:30, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

Restoring autopatrolled for User:Cocopuff2018


Reason: About a few days ago, MrJaroslavik‎ removed me from autopatrolled without any consult of the admins nor was there any notice of this removal he told me to go to another admin as if he had no idea how to handle it and seems to poorly handle dealing with issues. On top of that this is considered power abuse as it was not part of the actions taken when I was banned from the Miraheze Discord server, this was not part of the actions taken, so here is my proposal:

  • Proposal 1 - Restore my autopatrolled (proposal 1 support, oppose, strong support)
  • Proposal 2 - Make a Meta guideline including autopatrolled to be voted on before being removed from a user (because this makes it fair to everyone)
  • Proposal 3 - Hide the removal of my autopatrolled from the log (because this clearly does not need to be there for everyone to see)

and let's just add on I am unhappy with how MrJaroslavik,‎ as he refuses to answer any other concerns I have towards this matter. It was poorly handled and should be dealt with using the new 3 proposals.

 Support Proposal 1, 2, 3, it was an unfair removal Cocopuff2018 14:25, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

  • Autopatrolled is a right given to people we trust that's edits don't require further review. Given you are under active sanctions both on and off wiki for harrasment, I don't think that applies and I standby all 3 proposals. I'm therefore  Oppose all the options. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (on) 14:29, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
  • (edit conflict) Not done First of all, autopatrolled is not a right that requires votes or community discussions. Autopatrolled is a right that is delegated by Meta administrators to users they trust to allow them to patrol revisions. Autopatrolled is not a "status" and it serves a purpose, to patrol the edits of less experienced users. MrJaroslavik revoked your autopatrolled because he felt that you can no longer be trusted, and at this time you have given no evidence that you can be trusted to get autopatrolled back. Thirdly, the request to hide the removal from the log is absurd, we do not perform such censorship. Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:33, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

 Oppose 2 & 3, they are 100% unnecessary. For proposal 2, if you do that for removal you also need to do it for adding it which would just make no one get it. For 3, why would you possibly want to hide any logs? They need to be there for record purposes.User:Universal Omega/Sig  14:35, 13 August 2020 (UTC) |

Having reviewed edits, I am not sure why autopatrolled was removed from your account. I'm going to invite @MrJaroslavik: to review his decision and provide evidence of meta-based evidence to back up his decision. If there is not a satisfactory response, I am tempted to restore autopatrolled based on discretion as an administrator. John (talk) 14:35, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
I concur with @John: completely here, but wished @Cocopuff2018: might've waited, as I planned to discuss this, first, privately with other administrators. Sure, Cocopuff2018 has issues making typographical errors, but that's not a reason, on its own, to remove autopatrolled. Autopatrolled, primarily, reduces the patrol backlog of autopatrolled users and administrators. So, I personally do feel that autopatrol should be re-added. The issues with respect to Cocopuff2018 not respecting no contact orders and excessive pings on Discord and IRC are separate issues, and should be dealt with separately (which they are). Dmehus (talk) 15:01, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
I hope I don't conflict with anyone here but I would just like to add that another issue here is an odd thing we have on Meta - the fact that autopatrolled users can also patrol other users. This right should probably be split into a "Patroller" group. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:05, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
@Reception123: (edit conflict) Completely agree with you here that we may want to consider including autopatrol in the autoconfirmed implicit user group, and renaming the "autopatrolled users" to "patrollers." We could also just create a separate "Patrollers" group, too. I'd support either of those options, and was thinking of a potential draft local Meta RfC in the next couple months (have some other higher priority ones, though). Dmehus (talk) 15:09, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
I wouldn't be against splitting it into a separate group as @Reception123: suggested. Actually I think that's a great idea. User:Universal Omega/Sig  15:10, 13 August 2020 (UTC) |
 Comment: FWIW, Cocopuff2018 hasn't patrolled any revisions, per this log page. I don't think the user necessarily wants to do any active patrolling, so, while I think we should consider splitting the groups, we've got some time here to do this and get this right. Cocopuff2018 is mainly concerned with having their revisions autopatrolled. They do know Meta's scope, purpose, and are fairly active. I'm active on Meta and can fix any issues with Cocopuff2018's comments (i.e., indentation or wikitext coding issues). Dmehus (talk) 15:16, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
I suggest adding patrol privileges to the existing Rollbackers group.I'm still thinking about what to do with the group name.--松•Matsu (talk) 15:31, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
@: I wouldn't say I'd be opposed to this, to simplify the number of user groups added to rollbackers, but I still think we should have a separate Patrollers group because rollback is a serious user right, and shouldn't necessarily be granted to the same users capable of patrolling revisions. So, I'd favour a separate group, however that works itself out. As to group names, I favour autopatrolled users, as is currently the case, and patrollers as they are users that would be patrolling other users' edits. Dmehus (talk) 15:47, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
(edit conflict) Hey Cocopuff2018, 1) Every time you contacted me on my discussion page, I replied to you. You could contact another administrator who might consider restore of your 'autopatrolled' right. 2) If you think it was power abuse, you can create confirm vote (request of no confidence) on Meta:RfP per policy.
3) Autopatrolled from your account was removed for (also reply to @John:):
  • Harassment other users (for example k6ka, he blocked you on discord, you harrasment him though IRC despite his request to leave him)
  • Ghost pings (message with ping, then deleted) on discord - in 3+ cases
  • I think autopatrolled users should know they should sign their comments
  • Per Code of Conduct - there Discord and IRC are included - "Harassment of other users is unacceptable. Depending on the severity of your actions, you may be warned once or immediately banned/quieted depending on the medium."
  • 'autopatrolled' group include 'patrol' right
--MrJaroslavik (talk) 15:06, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

hello, but still I am truly sorry for what I did and will never do what I did again. I feel that the removal was still unfair and want to make things right. I don't want to make this a huge deal or anything. I just feel you could have at least messaged me on my wall of why I was removed and as above IRC and Discord is not part of actions taken on the platform itself Cocopuff2018 15:16, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for your reply @MrJaroslavik:. As you've not made the decision based upon Meta evidence, and I do not see any evidence of misuse of the rights on Meta, I'm going to take the decision to restore the rights. John (talk) 15:24, 13 August 2020 (UTC)