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This page is for requesting to adopt a wiki (if you are not a bureaucrat).

If you are already a bureaucrat on the wiki simply go to Special:ManageWiki (on your wiki) and uncheck the "closed" box to reopen your wiki. Wikis that are set to private cannot be adopted due to privacy reasons! You must be a registered user to adopt a wiki (or to post on this page).
Please remember to:

  • Talk in a calm and respectful manner
  • Give us details

For other global issues please see: Stewards' noticeboard

To add your request, click the "Add Request" button below and enter the details asked.
Archives of Requests for adoption [e]   



goodsoftware.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done
  • Wiki: goodsoftware.miraheze.org
  • Username: Ice cake 2543
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): No
  • Reason: The reason why I want to adopt the wiki is because I think it has a bright future and I will take good care of it and try to promote the wiki as well. I also make to make a page on this wiki. I hope you understand and let me save this wiki thanks

Ice cake 2543 (talk) 02:43, 8 November 2020 (UTC)

This request seems fine to me. A steward should review your request in the next 2-3 weeks, reopen the wiki, allowing you to contribute constructively for at least one week, and then assess your contributions to the wiki and grant rights if successful. Dmehus (talk) 14:01, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
I have the ability to wait 2-3 weeks Let me know if the wiki is reopened thanks :) Ice cake 2543 (talk) 21:25, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
I have the ability to wait 2-3 weeks Let me know if the wiki is reopened thanks :) Ice cake 2543 (talk) 21:26, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
There the a glitch that caused the same message to be sent twice sorry about that Ice cake 2543 (talk) 21:27, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
 No problem! I have struck your duplicate message. Thanks for the head's up. Dmehus (talk) 22:19, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
@Ice cake 2543: Sorry for taking so long to get to your request. The wiki has now been reopened. -- Void Whispers 22:13, 30 November 2020 (UTC)
So I did some edits and there is this message, so are stewards on this wiki? The message says pending review my edit is sent to moderation so are you one of the mods? Ice cake 2543 (talk) 00:23, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
I feel like it is something I should know because I am thinking about making a new page for this wiki Ice cake 2543 (talk) 00:27, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
@Ice cake 2543: Ah, okay, it looks like that wiki is using Extension:Moderation, so if there are no active bureaucrats, a steward will have to either (a) disable the extension, (b) approve your edits, which would be quite tedious, or (c) add you to the automoderated group. I will {{ping}} @Void: to this thread to decide on which course of action to take, since you do need to be able to edit the wiki in order to have your adoption request assessed. I personally would probably favour either of option A or option C. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dmehus (talkcontribs) 01:18, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
I'm giving the benefit of the doubt here and just adding the automoderated and moderator groups. This makes it possible for the user to be able to contribute to the wiki, and also allow others to contribute. Just be sure to keep an eye on goodsoftware:Special:Moderation. -- Void Whispers 01:40, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
@Void: Thanks, and thanks for adding {{unsigned}} for what is, quite likely, my first unsigned post. I'm not sure if you were directing the last sentence to Ice cake 2543 or to both of us, but if the latter, that special page isn't viewable to me. Dmehus (talk) 01:47, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
Relisted to prevent archiving. Aim to handle this in the next week. Dmehus (talk) 06:09, 21 December 2020 (UTC)
Relisted to prevent archiving. Aim to handle this in the next week. Dmehus (talk) 18:13, 23 January 2021 (UTC)
I'm not satisfied with the level of the activity on this wiki since it was reopened in nearly two months. There's been little more than 10 edits, all of which have been very minor. Additionally, while @Space0720 and DuchessTheSponge: may not be active on that wiki, they are active on other Miraheze wikis, so I'd perhaps suggest reaching out to them at User talk:Space0720 and/or User talk:DuchessTheSponge locally. You may also wish to hold a local election on the local wiki, which local bureaucrat(s) or Stewards, in their stead, can assess. Accordingly, I'm making this is X mark.svg not done to finalize this adoption request. Dmehus (talk) 23:47, 23 January 2021 (UTC)
Related discussion moved from wrong section
Thank you Ice cake 2543 (talk) 22:55, 3 December 2020 (UTC)
Wait I tried to edit and it says to wait to be approved by mods does it mean the mod for this wiki because I am not sure if they are active Ice cake 2543 (talk) 23:30, 3 December 2020 (UTC)
@Ice cake 2543: Ah, okay, it looks like that wiki is using Extension:Moderation, so if there are no active bureaucrats, a steward will have to either (a) disable the extension, (b) approve your edits, which would be quite tedious, or (c) add you to the automoderated group. I will {{ping}} @Void: to this thread to decide on which course of action to take, since you do need to be able to edit the wiki in order to have your adoption request assessed. I personally would probably favour either of option A or option C. Dmehus (talk) 01:15, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
Hmm? This appears to be the wrong section? The wiki listed here (minecraftwiki) does not have any mechanisms in place to hold edits for review. -- Void Whispers 01:29, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
@Void: Good point. I was a bit confused as I noticed @Ice cake 2543: replied to you thanking you, and yet RealKnockout was the user that requested adopting this wiki. So perhaps it's just the other wiki then. Dmehus (talk) 01:32, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
It is the other wiki I mixed up this section with the good software section I think the Extension moderation should be gone which is why I chose option A Ice cake 2543 (talk) 02:50, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
Sorry of the confusion Ice cake 2543 (talk) 02:51, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
@Ice cake 2543: Okay, well once your adoption request is successful and you have bureaucrat rights, you can choose to disable the Moderation extension, if you wish. In the meantime, Void has added automoderated for you on the wiki while you edit. You can also moderate others' edits on the wiki using the above special page. Dmehus (talk) 03:08, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
I've forgotten about that wiki for a while now, I may come back to the site but I dunno. For now, I might choose to hire more admins/bureaucrats to the wiki. DuchessTheSponge (talk) 03:08, 31 January 2021 (UTC)
DuchessTheSponge Oh, that's great, thanks for your reply. Ice cake 2543 has been fairly active on that wiki, mainly with small-ish WikiGnome-type edits. Expressing my personal opinion as a community member, they could likely due well to have autopatrolled and rollbacker, as those tools may help with their editing contributions and reverting vandalism. Dmehus (talk) 03:17, 31 January 2021 (UTC)

worsttvnetworks.miraheze.org

Status:    On hold
  • Wiki: worsttvnetworks.miraheze.org
  • Username: Blubabluba9990
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): No
  • Reason: This wiki has potential, and since Waldo already has a pending adoption request for its sister wiki (Terrific TV Networks Wiki), I decided to make an adoption request for this one.

Blubabluba9990 (talk) 19:34, 21 January 2021 (UTC)

I need it to be re-opened though so that I can make some edits. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 19:42, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
@Blubabluba9990: What is the difference between this wiki and the other wiki? R4356th 2,902 Local Contributions Logged Actions Rights CentralAuth (talk) 20:08, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Terrific TV Networks Wiki is about good television networks, while Worst TV Networks Wiki is about bad television networks. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 20:13, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Oops, yes, apologies for not noticing that earlier. A Steward will get to this request soon. R4356th 2,902 Local Contributions Logged Actions Rights CentralAuth (talk) 20:17, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Ok. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 20:23, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Blubabluba9990 This  LGTM as the wiki was not manually closed by a local bureaucrat, so the wiki has been reopened for you to contribute actively over the next week or two, after which a steward will assess your activity and conclude this request accordingly. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 22:05, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Ok. There is still one problem though. Turns out the network wikis will be merged with the larger Terrible TV Shows wiki and Best TV Shows Wiki as a rebrand for the Reception Wikis, so until then I can keep this wiki up. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 12:58, 22 January 2021 (UTC)
Blubabluba9990 I looked through your contributions thus far, and, other than some improvements to the Main Page, I'm not seeing very many edits. Please advise if you are still working on this wiki and interested in adopting it. Pro tip: Writing a few full content pages would be very helpful to a successful adoption. Dmehus (talk) 23:04, 23 February 2021 (UTC)
Yeah the wiki is probably getting merged with Terrible TV Shows Wiki as part of a rebrand they are doing there so that is why. Blubabluba9990 (talk) 12:52, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

bestepisodes.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done

SpongeBobFan99 (talk) 19:40, 24 January 2021 (UTC)

Hi @SpongeBobFan99: could you please share a better reason? Thank you. :) R4356th 2,902 Local Contributions Logged Actions Rights CentralAuth (talk) 19:50, 24 January 2021 (UTC)
Though I share R4356th's concern above, This  LGTM as the wiki was not manually closed by a local bureaucrat, so the wiki has been reopened for you to contribute actively over the next week or two, after which a steward will assess your activity and conclude this request accordingly. Please ensure you make an edit to the wiki before of the end of the day to prevent it being reclosed. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 19:54, 24 January 2021 (UTC)
Aw, man, I didn't see that. SpongeBobFan99 (talk) 20:06, 25 January 2021 (UTC)
SpongeBobFan99 Okay, I'll reopen this wiki again, since you missed the message, but I have my doubts as to whether you will generate sufficient contributions on both this wiki and the SpongeBob wiki (see below). Since users should generally not adopt every wiki, please decide which wiki you're most interested in adopting (this one or the one below), and reply in the thread for the wiki you're most interested in adopting. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 00:09, 26 January 2021 (UTC)
Closing this as X mark.svg not done since SpongeBobFan99 has been granted local user rights on the below wiki by the local bureaucrat. Please advise if any interest still in this request. Dmehus (talk) 22:17, 31 January 2021 (UTC)

abysmalthetoptennersandlists.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done

KalloFox34 (talk) 21:47, 28 January 2021 (UTC)

I'm going to mark this request as X mark.svg not done, mainly because this wiki has essentially zero content, and its sole contributors, essentially, deleted/anonymized users. Moreover, from a procedural standpoint, given how near this wiki is to deletion per Dormancy Policy, you would be better off requesting a wiki, taking care to define a clear purpose and scope for your wiki. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 01:15, 29 January 2021 (UTC)

hbcpraise.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done
  • Wiki: hbcpraise.miraheze.org
  • Username: Hbcpraise
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): No answer given
  • Reason: I am the bureaucrat, but when I got Special:ManageWiki everything is greyed out and I cannot uncheck "closed"

Hbcpraise (talk) 22:00, 31 January 2021 (UTC)

Hbcpraise I've  reopened the wiki for you. Looking at this special page, it looks like Jim-ng is the only bureaucrat on the wiki. I noted you are a member on the wiki, which usually indicates a private wiki. It looks like it was a private wiki until this log action made by the local wiki bureaucrat made the wiki public. So, my question would be mainly for Jim-ng as the wiki bureaucrat, did you guys want all users to view your wiki's pages? With private wikis, if you want users to be able to view pages, you just need to add the member group to the user(s) you want to have access. So, clarification there would be helpful. In addition, do you still want to adopt the wiki, by contributing to the wiki over the next several weeks in order to obtain bureaucrat and sysop rights on the wiki, or did you just want it reopened? If the latter, this is now  done. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 22:11, 31 January 2021 (UTC)
Hbcpraise Though you've made significant contributions to this wiki prior to your requesting adoption, I haven't seen any contributions since the wiki was reopened. As well, seeing as Jim-ng is again active on the wiki, I'm closing this as X mark.svg not done. Please reach out to Jim-ng to request bureaucrat rights on the wiki or, failing that, to holding a local election, which a Steward can assess in absence of locally active bureaucrats. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 23:09, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

alternatehistory.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done
  • Wiki: alternatehistory.miraheze.org
  • Username: Emperore
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): No
  • Reason: The website's administrators are very inactive and permissions on the website are limiting. You cannot add/edit templates, create your own user page, or even edit the sandbox. I want to adopt the website to improve it and fuel activity since it seems that the strict permissions are a deterrent and there are many missing templates that are necessary for an alternate history wiki.

Emperore (talk) 22:09, 2 February 2021 (UTC)

Emperore It looks like Sapphire Williams, the only (sort of) recently active bureaucrat on this wiki has protected certain namespaces on alternatehistorywiki at autoconfirmed. So, while this wiki isn't eligible for adoption, you have a couple of options, which I'll itemize in turn:
  1. Request confirmed permissions from Sapphire Williams on their local user talk page. If they don't reply after a few days to week, then you can either return to this thread or message me in some other venue (i.e., at User talk:Dmehus or stewards' noticeboard) requesting the confirmed permission be granted in lieu of local administration; or,
  2. Hold a local election for the position(s) you require, whether sysop and/or bureaucrat, following the tips and best practices at User:Dmehus/local election.
Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 16:38, 8 February 2021 (UTC)
Emperore See my reply on Sapphire Williams' user talk page on that wiki. While I could grant you confirmed permissions in lieu of locally active administration, as you only need one more edit on that wiki, the very act of you replying to my reply on that user talk page will make you autoconfirmed. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:03, 8 February 2021 (UTC)

uesrpg.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done
  • Wiki: uesrpg.miraheze.org
  • Username: Dawnstar
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): no
  • Reason: interested in preserving and updating the information

Dawnstar (talk) 13:00, 3 February 2021 (UTC)

Dawnstar This LGTM, as the wiki was not manually closed by a local bureaucrat, so I've  locally reopened in lieu of locally active bureaucrats. After several weeks, your contributions to the wiki will be assessed by Stewards, and bureaucrat and sysop user groups may be added to your account at that time. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:22, 8 February 2021 (UTC)
Dawnstar No activity since the wiki was reopened more than two weeks ago, so I'm closing this as X mark.svg not done. In any case, wiki is active and open, so you can always hold a local election on the local wiki, and request a Steward to assess your election in absence of locally active bureaucrats. Dmehus (talk) 23:12, 23 February 2021 (UTC)

fantastictoys.miraheze.org

Status:    Locally handled
  • Wiki: fantastictoys.miraheze.org
  • Username: DarkMatterMan4500
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): No.
  • Reason: The reason why I am making this request is basically 2 things: For 1, it has been entirely inactive with no local sysop to take care of the wiki, and as for reason #2, I figured this wiki would have much potential for a revival, and a new look for it. So, I'd like you to consider my adoption request in advance. Thanks.

DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 00:06, 4 February 2021 (UTC)

@DarkMatterMan4500: I have X mark.svg closed this request as locally handled as @DuchessTheSponge: has reopened the wiki and granted you bureaucrat and sysop rights. Good luck with this wiki! :) R4356th 2,902 Local Contributions Logged Actions Rights CentralAuth (talk) 07:36, 4 February 2021 (UTC)

ith.miraheze.org

Status:    Locally handled
  • Wiki: ith.miraheze.org
  • Username: IdleDiscovery
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): no yes
  • Reason: I wish to adopt the ith. I was the original creator of that wiki, and ended up being inactive on it. I wish to try again.

IdleDiscovery (talk) 13:59, 5 February 2021 (UTC)

IdleDiscovery As you are a bureaucrat on this wiki, can you please go into Special:ManageWiki, uncheck "inactive" and "closed", so your wiki will be reopened? When that's done, I'll update this request's status. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 14:12, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
Thank you. I am so very new at this, that I was not able to find Special:ManageWiki at first. I have now unchecked the "inactive" and "closed" boxes as per your instructions, and submitted that. IdleDiscovery (talk) 15:36, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
IdleDiscovery  Great, and that's no problem at all. I've now marked this as locally handled. You can learn more about ManageWiki at ManageWiki. You may also find FAQ helpful. You can ask specific questions on either Discord, IRC, or community noticeboard, and someone should be able to answer them. Dmehus (talk) 15:39, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
Thenk you very much for the help IdleDiscovery (talk) 15:44, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
No problem. :) Dmehus (talk) 15:46, 5 February 2021 (UTC)

protoromana.miraheze.org

Status:    Locally handled

Flaviu (talk) 16:11, 7 February 2021 (UTC)

@Flaviu: Hi, your reasons says "My own site" but the only bureaucrat/sysop on the wiki is User:Saturnian. Is that an alternate account of yours? If so, please use that one to log in and and then you can go to Special:ManageWiki and uncheck the "closed" box to reopen it. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:19, 8 February 2021 (UTC)
Hi, you are right. I will solve it. Thank you, Flaviu (talk) 14:00, 11 February 2021 (UTC)
 Locally reopened by the requestor. Dmehus (talk) 19:23, 11 February 2021 (UTC)

undictionary.miraheze.org

Status:    In progress
  • Wiki: undictionary.miraheze.org
  • Username: TEntEn4279
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): No
  • Reason: Undictionary is one of the three sister wikis of Chinese Uncyclopedia that have been closed due to being inactive. For Undictionary, I would like to give it a try and save the wiki from its deletion.

4279計算過程 09:57, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

arda.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done
  • Wiki: arda.miraheze.org
  • Username: Dread
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): NO
  • Reason: I would like to repurpose the wiki for a possible world-building community project.

Dread (talk) 16:56, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

Dread X mark.svg Not done as the purpose of requests for adoption is to take over management and administration of existing wikis, not usurp another wiki's subdomain. This wiki has not been edited in approximately five months, and should be deleted in a little over a month from now. So, I'd suggest either (a) waiting until then and requesting a wiki or, if you cannot wait, (b) requesting a wiki with a different subdomain, then monitoring for when this wiki's database is dropped, and then filing a task on Phabricator to rename your wiki. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 17:18, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

pokemon.miraheze.org

Status:    On hold
  • Wiki: pokemon.miraheze.org
  • Username: PokeMyth
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): NO
  • Reason: It's abandoned without ever being used and I would like to make something of it.

PokeMyth (talk) 12:28, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

PokeMyth This LGTM, as the wiki was not manually closed by a local bureaucrat, so I've  locally reopened in lieu of locally active bureaucrats. After several weeks, your contributions to the wiki will be assessed by Stewards, and bureaucrat and sysop user groups may be added to your account at that time. Dmehus (talk) 14:44, 22 February 2021 (UTC)
Can you unlock the main page for edition for now? If possible. PokeMyth (talk) 16:50, 22 February 2021 (UTC)
PokeMyth This is a reasonable request, so I've lowered the edit protection level of Main Page on the given wiki to autoconfirmed as a Steward action on a wiki without any active administrators (and bureaucrats, for that matter). Additionally, so you don't have to make at least ten (10) edits and wait four (4) calendar days, I've  granted you temporary confirmed permissions on the wiki, so you can edit the main page. Dmehus (talk) 17:07, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

terriblenicheaudienceshows.miraheze.org

Status:    Not done

SpongeBobFan99 (talk) 23:07, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done as the wiki is not closed. Please see my response here. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 23:19, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
Ok, I have no idea what I am doing. I'll just follow your guidelines. I am running for bureaucrat, the candidates are me, and, now, I'm so confused, SpongeBobFan99 (talk) 23:25, 25 February 2021 (UTC)

foodsharinghamburg.miraheze.org

Status:    On hold
  • Wiki: foodsharinghamburg.miraheze.org
  • Username: Foodsaver1
  • Are you a bureaucrat? (yes/no): no
  • Reason: We're a large community and I'm one of the editors of this wiki. Unfortunately there were no logs in the last 2 months, so it was closed. We need to reopen it.

Foodsaver1 (talk) 23:10, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

Foodsaver1 This LGTM, as the wiki was not manually closed by a local bureaucrat, so I've  locally reopened in lieu of locally active bureaucrats. After several weeks, your contributions to the wiki will be assessed by Stewards, and bureaucrat and sysop user groups may be added to your account at that time. Dmehus (talk) 23:29, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

hello. This is mine projeckt

Sveg.miraheze.org

Status:    In progress

MarijusV (talk) 10:20, 28 February 2021 (UTC)