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Delete thepeachriots.miraheze.org

  • That wiki spread lies and is a bullying wiki created by trolls. --Theresnoname (talk) 02:27, 10 June 2019 (UTC)
    • and? --Haizaki (talk) 04:34, 10 June 2019 (UTC)
      • It's just a troll wiki with false information. --Theresnoname (talk) 06:27, 10 June 2019 (UTC)
I posted a task on Phabricator. Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 11:32, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

Haha. Delete the Uncyclopedias too.Haizaki (talk) 14:13, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

A user who does not have consensus from the wiki to delete it can't simply request deletion like that. If there is a problem with the wiki such as a global policy or Terms of Use violation, please report that instead so it can be investigated. Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:25, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

Checkuser Request

Can we please get a CheckUser on the All The Tropes users Mohamed Saed, Fungster and MohamedG92? We suspect the latter two to be sockpuppets used to evade a tempban on the first.

Thank you. -- Looney Toons (talk) 15:38, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

Request noted, though this is now a Terms of Use issue, I’m declining this on that basis but will look into it separately shortly as a separate matter, which will be dealt with out requiring further intervention from you. John (talk) 15:54, 10 June 2019 (UTC)
All unrelated. John (talk) 16:14, 10 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. -- Looney Toons (talk) 17:14, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

Checkuser request

Hi, can a steward do a check user on the following accounts?

Longhorn5219
Hateallthispillage
Cosmo
The vztekker
Mcpillnagger
Betawiki forever, pillage never
Zzz
Lilshotdawg
Ryongdoja
Sarmatacojesus
Suryong
Vic
Bogsuja
Epicgamesstudios
Mrpijey
Lilshotdawg2
Mc pii nagger
Mr pi11ag3r
H4tedapilag3

These accounts are behaving in the same way. Thanks! MCpillager (talk) 17:06, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done with the exception of a few accounts that appeared unrelated. -- Void Whispers 18:39, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
@Void: can you list the related accounts?--MCpillager (talk) 11:15, 13 June 2019 (UTC)
If they weren't locked, they are unrelated. -- Void Whispers 01:39, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

한국동요위키's sitename problem

koreadongyo.miraheze.org 한국동요위키's name is broken. it's name is '한국동요위키', but because of error, it's name was broked and changed to 한국동요위키 --Dongyomania (talk) 03:12, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

sitename of libre.miraheze.org was broked too. --Dongyomania (talk) 03:19, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

You'll have to fix it with Special:ManageWiki. Should just have to replace the broken name with the intended one. -- Void Whispers 04:40, 12 June 2019 (UTC)
I hate to say this, but some issues are caused by our tech staff, and I think they are responsible for fixing them back. Why do you ask the local crats to fix them by themselves instead (which in many cases won't work because they are no longer active)?--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:59, 14 June 2019 (UTC)
I have checked all the Japanese wikis to find that there are about 20 wikis with non-active crats (and not all of them are dead communities to be clear). The Japanese group is probably not the largest non-English community, and it's likely that we still have dozens of wikis suffering from a similar situation - broken names, with some of them still have their permission groups unfixed.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 06:09, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

Please delete all 73 of "Category:CGS Serge kit image" files on sdiywiki

Please would a steward delete all 73 of the files in "Category:CGS Serge kit image" from sdiywiki? -- Rob Kam (talk) 16:25, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Just as a side note, these kind of things are done by sysadmins and not stewards :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:48, 13 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks Rob Kam (talk) 17:53, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

https://horridreceptionwikis.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page

Delete wikis

Hi, I am a former wiki creator. Can any of the sysadmins delete the wikis below?

Those wikis are wikis that are closed or abandoned. Thank you. Cheers, --Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 13:02, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

  • Yes check.svg Done. The listed wikis will no longer be accessible. The data of the wikis, however, will still be available until it is completely deleted from our database.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:19, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (18)

Hello, Special:CentralAuth/Pelle_95 is a temporary account of Special:CentralAuth/IPelle created in order to inherit its edits etc. so please merge the former in the latter. Thanks.--Wedhro (talk) 17:29, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done, sorry for the delay.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:27, 21 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi

Can I create an alternative account? Now I lost the password of LegoMaster again, and since the account will and might not be used again, I have removed the email address on it. Can I create an alternative account Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 06:07, 20 June 2019 (UTC)

You can create multiple accounts if you wish, as having multiple accounts itself is allowed on Miraheze (as a whole). However, I don't get your point what you are asking us for. If you don't use the account LegoMaster, you can leave it alone (even if you forgot the password).--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 10:04, 21 June 2019 (UTC)
If the use of multiple accounts are allowed, so how can Lawrence-Prairies be locked for using multiple accounts Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 14:17, 21 June 2019 (UTC)
Because they use the multiple accounts to abuse/violate policies on MH Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 14:34, 21 June 2019 (UTC)

Changing my username

Hi, I was wondering if the username of my account (Special:CentralAuth/Insesistente) could be changed to 'Inesistente'. Thanks in advance Insesistente (talk) 09:52, 22 June 2019 (UTC)

@Insesistente: Please use Special:GlobalRenameRequest. ——Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 11:40, 22 June 2019 (UTC)

How can I see the progress of my new wiki?

Last night I requested a new wiki:MX Linux users en and it was created but only wiith the subdomain:mxlinuxusersen.miraheze.org. But I wanted it to be accessed by wiki.mxlinuxusers.org. Therefore I registered the domain, created the subdomain and point it to your site. I did also a request on Phabricator for a Let's encript certificate. So I ask: Is there a possibility to see the progress over all steps? --Peter Littmann (talk) 04:27, 23 June 2019 (UTC)

You can set up your notifications on phab from your setting page there, that will allow you to recieve e-mail notification of the progress of phab tasks. In addition, your phab ticket (in this case, which is phab:T4486) page will note every related progress and comments.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:46, 23 June 2019 (UTC)
So it hangs only at phab and Let's encript now? Do they work on sundays? Whats about the link from...
We are all volunteers, and if our tech staffs are active, they may work on Sundays as well. The link above shows the phab ticket page of your request.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 06:45, 23 June 2019 (UTC)
...my subdomain(I forward it to mw-lb.miraheze.org) to my Miraheze subdomain? There is also something to do or not? --Peter Littmann (talk) 06:51, 23 June 2019 (UTC)
After the setup is done, mxlinuxusersen.miraheze.org will be redirected to wiki.mxlinuxusers.org. I think you've already followed our guidelines on custom domains, but if not, please follow the process written there.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 06:56, 23 June 2019 (UTC)
I think so, its not that difficult to understand. I like to update the german translation now to follow the english one which is most actual and accurat I think. --Peter Littmann (talk) 07:14, 23 June 2019 (UTC)

State of my new wiki: MX Linux users en?

What happens here? Should I worry me? Or is this normal at this state? The creation was not noted in the Farmer Log and I am only a user and not a bureaucrat so no chance to change something. --Peter Littmann (talk) 12:23, 23 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Fixed -- Void Whispers 17:18, 23 June 2019 (UTC)

Request for exemption from the dormancy policy

Hello, we are currently working on our wiki "IKgroßeGruppenWiki" and I want to ask if our wiki could be exempted from the dormancy policy. We're gathering a pool of didactic methods that can be used in library courses. The wiki will be open for our community to add new methods but it will most likely be used primarily as a research-platform. So we can't guarantee that there will be enough changes and contributions within 60 days to prevent it from being deleted. We are very grateful for your great service! IKGroßeGruppenWiki (talk) 09:07, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Now exempted.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:09, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

Please enable Interwiki for MX Linux users

I am the founder of the german MX Linux users de wiki and also the english MX Linux users en wiki. Now I like to request Interwiki enabled so that we can use the links under languages in the sidebar and hopefully placing en:pagename when stated on a german page also works like on the german wikipedia articles. --Peter Littmann (talk) 03:20, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done en and de added.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:09, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

Delete our wiki

I have already sent a request to delete a site to which there was no response. Stewards' noticeboard/Archive 9#Removing_the_error_wiki But for some reason you moved my request to the archive. I repeat it again.

Please completely delete the unfinished site http://absurdopedia.miraheze.org, since it was created when the Absurdopedia's community on Wikia was looking for a place to move. None of the authors of the Absurdopedia will rule there. We have already created a site https://absurdopedia.wiki on an independent hosting, --Тэйтанка (talk) 19:12, 17 March 2019 (UTC) --Тэйтанка (talk) 13:51, 29 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:44, 29 June 2019 (UTC)

Making The Notice A Global Notice

@John, Void, Southparkfan, NDKilla, and 開拓者: Can you make the global notice "There is currently a Request for Comment about changes to the Content Policy." ? Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 12:21, 30 June 2019 (UTC)

I think it's handled by technical staffs.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:35, 30 June 2019 (UTC)
Then email the tech staff! --Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 13:38, 30 June 2019 (UTC)
Please calm down. Our activities are all done on a voluntary basis, and I would not want to see anyone asking us to take actions using an imperative form like this. We're not forced to do anything.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:49, 30 June 2019 (UTC)

About a Recent Global Lock

A few hours ago, my main account, Marseillaise, was globally locked due to "cross-wiki abuse". (This was an account I had made for testing at the Public Test Wiki.) I know I have been disruptive here at Meta, and I can understand being blocked here, even indefinitely. However, I was not disruptive at any other wikis on the Miraheze network. I mostly tested at the Public Test Wiki, with occasional edits at a few other wikis. I would really like to have my Marseillaise account unlocked so I can continue testing on the test wiki, and I won't be disruptive any more. Thank you. Legend (talk) 00:21, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

I found out that you have been vandalizing our wikis mainly as an anonymous IP user. It's an obvious case of cross-wiki abuse, and thus dealt as so.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:55, 1 July 2019 (UTC)
Please also lock this account as a sockpuppet. - PlavorSeol (T | C) 06:23, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
It's already been locked by Zppix.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:25, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

Request to delete several wikis

  • apuntes.miraheze.org
  • central.miraheze.org
  • destinos.miraheze.org
  • info.miraheze.org
  • taller.miraheze.org'

Project restructuring Hispano76 (talk) 21:52, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Now they are marked as deleted, but you can still request for undeletion or data dump until they are completely deleted.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:25, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

Wiki deletion request

At Special:Diff/76951 a request to delete the wiki zhwikisongs.miraheze.org was made. Amanda Catherine (talk) 13:41, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for your notification, and now it's Yes check.svg Done.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:56, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (19)

Hello, Special:CentralAuth/KITT01_temp needs to inherit Special:CentralAuth/KITT01's edits etc. Thanks.--Wedhro (talk) 19:44, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Done. John (talk) 20:17, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Import from Wikia

For Incubator Plus to function we have to import the entirety of the Wikia version (including full page history). The size of the xml dump, however, seems to be something the servers tend to dislike. In other words, Miraheze keeps crashing. Is there any way the stewards can be of help? :) --Ooswesthoesbes (talk) 14:07, 4 July 2019 (UTC) P.S.: The move was anticipated here.

Follow the instructions at Imports. The dump needs to be imported by a sysadmin. -- Void Whispers 16:13, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you! That's the page I was looking for :) --Ooswesthoesbes (talk) 19:22, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

Help regarding my naxvbox template

On my wiki (hasanistan.miraheze.org), I wish to make my navboxes appear like in Wikipedia. I have got most of this appearance, but there is no separation between the group elements on the navbox. For context, these are my navboxes:

And this is how Wikipedia navboxes look like.

I would be grateful for any advice on how to visually separate the group elements of the navbox. Thank you. OIMGov (talk) 18:51, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

I'm not seeing anything wrong, perhaps it's a caching issue on your end? -- Void Whispers 21:18, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
It did is fixed Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 11:09, 6 July 2019 (UTC)

WP:CLEAN

Since I had my wikicreator rights removed, I want to start over at a new account. Please also make the usernames Ofreporter, LegoMaster and Fungster (this account) oversighted completely from the Special:CentralAuth.

The report for the vandalism that led to my removal of WC rights is here. The vandalism os at the same IP address as mine, but at first I thought it was my sister, but it is actually somebody else using the same IP address as mine. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Thanks, and all the best,
--Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 23:48, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

My new username will be Znotch190711. Fungster (contribs - email - CA) 02:41, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
Hi. Znotch190711 (talk) 02:49, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
Uh, this is not Wikipedia, and if you wish to start all over with a new account, all you need to do is not to tell anyone that your account is identical to the older account(s), abandon the old ones, and just use the new one.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 10:17, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

How to nominate somebody as a sysadmin?

On Tech:Timelines, it says that some sysadmins are temporary and some are permanent. How do you nominate somebody as a sysadmin? 開拓者 is the candidate. -- Cheers, Znotch190711 (Contribs - My wiki - CA) 12:13, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

All sysadmins are permanent - there is no such thing as a temporary appointment to date. Sysadmins candidates are either asked to apply by an existing member of Operations or otherwise make their intention known via the process described on Tech:Access policy. No one else is able to nominate someone else for the role, any such nominations will be rejected summarily by a member of Operations on a basis of process. Answered in capacity as an Operations member, not a steward. John (talk) 12:54, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for your comment, but I'm not a specialist in dealing with phab related issues, and thus would like to keep myself as it is - at least, until I become sure that I know enough about system-related stuffs. Besides, I don't even have a GitHub account.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 18:05, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

Bug on flow extension on Atrocious Deviants Wiki

Whenever I tried to post a reply with a link on it, "[(random numbers)] Caught exception of type Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBQueryError" happened. --Theresnoname (talk) 01:34, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Is this still happening or was it just a temporary error? Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:56, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Wiki Exemption Request

Hello, can you please exempt our three wikis from the dormancy policy?

https://ginga.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page https://speckledfire.miraheze.org/wiki/Speckled_Fire_Wiki:About https://thelionking.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page

Exemption Reason: Wikis made to be read. These wikis are our personal projects. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Keznen (talkcontribs)

Yes check.svg Done, your wikis are now exempted from the Dormancy Policy. Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:56, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Gustave London CheckUser and Oversight in Centopédia(Farmwiki)

As the title says, I need it on my wiki.Gustave London (talk) 14:49, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

(non-steward comment) What do you need them for? Under most circumstances, CheckUser and Oversight aren't granted as permanent local rights due to the Privacy Policy, and rather a steward will handle the situation on request (by temporarily assigning the rights to themselves and then removing them when done). Amanda Catherine (talk) 14:52, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
Quando não tiver stewards disponíveis.Gustave London (talk) 14:56, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
Just a note that the claim that it is due to the Privacy Policy is incorrect. As Amanda said, the current way that it is done is that Stewards deal with individual cases. The only way to get CheckUser or Oversight rights on any wiki is to request here, but the same requirements as for Stewards apply. Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:58, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
I'll need this for only 1 weekGustave London (talk) 15:04, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
@Gustave London: Unfortunately, that does not change the policy. There are active Stewards who are able to help you with such requests. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:06, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
X mark.png Not Done CentralAuth tells me that you are new, which is an enough reason to close this request. Generally speaking, we don't have any previous cases allowing local admins/crats to have CU/OS, and I think Stewards are fairly active enough to deal with cases requiring such perms.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:08, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

MatomoAnalytics

Hi there

I noticed that MatomoAnalytics doesn't work anymore , for the past 5 days , In beidipedia.miraheze.org . Is this a temporary problem or we have to do something about it ? . Thanks Photo1 (talk) 18:42, 23 July 2019 (UTC)

We are aware of the issue, thanks for the information - see Phab:T4569 RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contirbs · Rights -      offline) 21:04, 23 July 2019 (UTC)

MatomoAnalytics still not working

Hi , The data on Matomo analytics are static , has not been changed for the past 3 days since it started operating again. it uses to give new data several times / day. Aoe1 (talk) 16:24, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi, i've started a script which will generate fresh stats. Apologies for the inconvenience. Paladox (talk) 16:44, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

I would like to recover the wiki "https://fablac.miraheze.org/wiki/Accueil"

Good morning,

I am contacting you because I will wish to recover the wiki of our school. It's called "fablac". We are very disappointed not to find him again.

Thanks in advance. Have a beautiful day, Sophie

Hello and welcome! I am not a Steward, but I think your request would carry more weight if you were a registered user. Please pick a username! Spıke (talk)22:23 20-Mar-2019
Arbitrary timestamp for archival. — revi 10:46, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

How do i add a Infobox? i Know Barely anything about Coding on Wikis sadly.

Hi, i'm New here as i Moved from Wikia's Mass-Ad Festival to here which seems cleaner. Only Issue i have right now is Adding Infoboxes to my Wiki. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Libya (talkcontribs)

Hello and welcome! Please read FAQ#How do I install infoboxes on my wiki, like Wikipedia has?. (Better yet, read the entire page!) Take care when importing code, because sometimes a template relies on other templates and you need to import them all. You're right that it's "cleaner" to edit here than at Wikia, where they are always breaking stuff. Templates are somewhat like subroutines in a programming language, and unfortunately, it will require learning about them, because even if you get them to work, you'll find you want to tweak them. Spıke (talk)13:48 23-Mar-2019
Arbitrary timestamp for archival. — revi 10:47, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

How do I get to the Special:ManageWiki to uncheck the "closed" box to reopen it

My wiki was closed for dormancy - and I would like to re-open it, but I don't know how to get to the Special:ManageWiki page to uncheck the "closed" box. DebyJolley

Surfing to the page yourwiki.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:ManageWiki (making an appropriate substitution for yourwiki) should get you there, though I do not know if other problems will prevent you from completing the operation. Spıke (talk)03:45 2-May-2019

Thank you, Spike!!

Arbitrary timestamp for archival. — revi 10:47, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

Delete thatduderighthereuniverse.miraheze.org/wiki/Like_a_boss_999

It has false information, infact its just a carbon copy of the same page on HRWW.43.224.156.144 12:39, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

I deleted the page even through you are just MCPillager. Darkbitlikes 08:48 27 July 2019 (UTC)


Need an urgent help on Rotten Websites Wiki

While I got banned on Rotten Websites Wiki, one websites (that I can't tell) is now stalking me and I need to remove every information on my profile page. I cannot edit my profile page because I'm blocked so think you guys can erase everything on my profile page. Here's a link. https://rottenwebsites.miraheze.org/wiki/User:Mar9122 Mar9122 (talk) 13:24, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

I tried deleting it, but apparently it didn't work. I think the only way to hide your profile is to make it "hidden" from Special:UpdateProfile.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 17:18, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

About AngryBirdsFan

He said KYS again, just because i vandalised a wiki. Stewards, feel free to glob. block him. He also forced others to treat him like a king and said that he can say KYS whenever he wants to. See here 4 proof: [1].MCpillager (talk) 11:49, 21 July 2019 (UTC)

Excuse me, your statement is actually false. I clearly promised and gave him another chance that he won't say KYS or make racist statements on my watch. I don't about you, but are you causing drama, again, like Horrid Reception Wikis Wiki. I hope Like a boss999 doesn't appear to make lies about me, again, here. Mar9122 (talk) 15:23, 21 July 2019 (UTC)
Bullshit! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Angrybirdsfanonmiraheze (talkcontribs)
@Mar9122: He just blocked me on ARGW for the reason "GTFO". Feel free to unblock me and remove his admin.BetaPillage (talk) 11:37, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Template wiki being spammed

On templatewiki, please could an abuse filter be added to block pages like these from being created and edited (see their histories)?

Strange that they don't include any external links. --Rob Kam (talk) 22:52, 28 July 2019 (UTC)

My request to change my username

This is Angrybirdsfanonmiraheze, I wanna change my name to InklingWoomy because I wanted to change my username.

User: Angrybirdsfanonmiraheze

Please use Special:GlobalRenameRequest. Thanks! -- Void Whispers 21:45, 29 July 2019 (UTC)

Can I readopt my yummy foods wiki

Knep (talk) 20:34, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

@Knep: Requests_for_adoption is used for adoption requests. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 20:41, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Can you do a wiki for me

make dreadful politics wiki, a wiki that hates sjws. Knep (talk) 20:35, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

@Knep: Please see Special:RequestWiki and our Content Policy ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 20:40, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (20)

Hello, Special:CentralAuth/Leofbrj_temp asked to be merged into Special:CentralAuth/Leofbrj. Thanks. --Wedhro (talk) 15:07, 1 August 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done -- Void Whispers 15:20, 1 August 2019 (UTC)

Unable to upload files to wiki

After becoming an administrator at this wiki, I'm unable to upload any type of file to it.

Whenever I try it, the site returns a "Could not store file "tmp/..." at "mwstore://...". ―Enkyo 07:46, 3 August 2019 (UTC)

Investigating... ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 08:09, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
Reported at phab:T4600 - @Reception123: Please investigate. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 08:14, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
@Enkyo: This should be fixed now. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 20:20, 3 August 2019 (UTC)

Exempt from Inactivity?

hi you can help me my 網路百科 choose set Exempt from Inactivity?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 07:13, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

@Msnhinet8: 我不認為這是可能的。Znotch190711 (Contribs - My wiki - CA) 08:12, 7 August 2019 (UTC)
@Znotch190711: Any steward can set it if they are satisfied that @Msnhinet8:'s wiki meets the conditions set in the Dormancy Policy ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 08:14, 7 August 2019 (UTC)
  • 我希望我的網路百科可以永遠存在。--Msnhinet8 (talk) 08:18, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

New Statistics

Hi , could we get some new statistics (MatomoAnalytics) . That will be really appreciated , Thanks السر (talk) 14:56, 8 August 2019 (UTC)

Right

  • Hi, can you remove "Administrateur" and "Administrateur d'interface" (sysop and interface sysop) status of "Vorlod"'s account. Thanks
    • (Sorry for my bad english)

Vorlod (talk) 16:00, 9 August 2019 (UTC)

@Vorlod: should be done. -- Void Whispers 14:02, 10 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks @Void: Vorlod (talk) 14:44, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

User:MetaBot

This person activities seen to me are quite dubious, can any stewards get the review on it? Thanks. SA 13 Bro (talk) 01:09, 12 August 2019 (UTC)

I've warned them on their talk page about their inappropriate username and wiki request (which I've declined), and they responded by accusing me of vandalism for blanking the misleading statement on their userpage. I think that at least a local Meta Wiki Block, if not a global lock, is in order. Amanda Catherine (talk) 01:25, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for your review on it. Yeah, previously I also going to decline the user wiki request, but you has arrived your review job, now awaiting the stewards or local admins to get on it, I dubious that this vandal maybe a sock of somebody else. SA 13 Bro (talk) 01:38, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
I'd say that it's likely that they are a sock of Louise3/DoveWindsor, as a notable behavioral characteristic of their disruption was strange attempts to fork Wikipedia, among other things (and this was before Framgate and the forking discussions that occurred as a result of that). Amanda Catherine (talk) 02:09, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
I think a global lock must be applied Gustave London (talk) 20:31, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
@SA 13 Bro, Amanda Catherine, and Gustave London: The user has been Yes check.svg locked under the Terms of Use and I have in a position as a local administrator Yes check.svg already replaced his userpage with a {{locked}} notice. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 20:38, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
Good @RhinosF1: Gustave London (talk) 20:45, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

System administrators

A new version of MediaWiki is available (1.34). Can you upgrade? Gustave London (talk) 13:25, 14 August 2019 (UTC)

(non sys-admin) - Hi @Gustave London:, We run the latest stable version of MediaWiki at Miraheze and as this page shows that is 1.33. This is as the beta versions (like 1.34) regularly have quite critical issues as can be seen on mediawiki's train deployment phabricator tasks with a number of versions being rolled back or blocked recently until issues are fixed and we wouldn't like to be impacted by major downtime. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 13:32, 14 August 2019 (UTC)
I know. That's why I asked "if it would". I also have a wiki, but it also goes 1.33 Gustave London (talk) 13:51, 14 August 2019 (UTC)

Main Page issues

Hi.I own Moderate-Rightpedia. When i look up https://moderaterightpedia.miraheze.org, it does not direct me to the main page. It directs me to a page that i deleted. How do i stop this from happening? Could you please help or give me a step by step instruction of how to undo this? Thank you!

AZ Official 17:48, 14 August 2019 (UTC)

Could you clarify what page it should link to? ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 17:50, 14 August 2019 (UTC)
For me it redirects to Main Page. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:03, 14 August 2019 (UTC)

Request for checkuser

Wiki poserdazfreebies rarely gets more than one new account in any given day. Earlier this week, four accounts with similar names were created within two minutes of each other:

  • 17:38, 10 August 2019 User account Joogaloogie99 talk contribs block was created
  • 17:37, 10 August 2019 User account Jewels99 talk contribs block was created
  • 17:36, 10 August 2019 User account Jules99 talk contribs block was created
  • 17:36, 10 August 2019 User account Juju99 talk contribs block was created

In a separate matter, two accounts with somewhat-similar names (random strings with the same suffix) were created in the last two days, which made me curious enough to look through the log:

  • 16:58, 14 August 2019 User account MsiInlDige talk contribs block was created
  • 23:58, 13 August 2019 User account LlivaerRDige talk contribs block was created
  • 05:40, 23 July 2019 User account LdkqvcaAfDige talk contribs block was created
  • 00:54, 23 July 2019 User account PotHhAqweDige talk contribs block was created
  • 16:47, 22 July 2019 User account UtreyffasqDige talk contribs block was created
  • 04:27, 7 July 2019 User account YufaggsarDige talk contribs block was created
  • 10:32, 6 June 2019 User account DiSsmaraDige talk contribs block was created
  • 02:18, 5 June 2019 User account MiIomvqaDige talk contribs block was created
  • 09:12, 17 May 2019 User account LisqituqqDige talk contribs block was created

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Robkelk (talkcontribs)

@Robkelk: I investigated, that's true. But to be sure, I'll call @Void:.--Gustave London (talk) 12:47, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
@Gustave London: @Robkelk: specifically asked for a CU to check this. As far as I can tell, you do not have CheckUser access. Please do not mislead users into thinking you have carried out a request when you haven't. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 13:35, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
I meant "investigated" because I went to see if it was true. I said "call Void" because it has access to the checkuser. Gustave London (talk) 14:09, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
For the purposes of avoiding confusion, please leave reviewing them to CheckUsers unless you have any new information or it is clearly false. All of our stewards have CU access and I'll keep an eye on it to make sure someone helps out soon. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 14:11, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
X mark.png Not Done No evidence of abuse in line with global or local policy. John (talk) 20:48, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

User:LinetheBasher

Cross-wiki vandalism, see https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:CentralAuth/LinetheBasher. SA 13 Bro (talk) 01:07, 16 August 2019 (UTC)

Thanks, was already on it before I saw this post. John (talk) 01:09, 16 August 2019 (UTC)

Special:GlobalRenameQueue

Hi, there is currently a lot of user rename requests that are sill open (their accounts have not eat been renamed) and it includes my account rename request. —znotch190711 (temporary signature) 11:10, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

How would you be able to claim that there are "a lot" of user rename requests open since the GlobalRenameQueue page can only be viewed by Stewards? Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:20, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done by @John:. znotch190711 (temporary signature) 08:41, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

Resignation

Hi, this is Cy on an alternate account due to a forgotten password. I would like to request the removal of my wikicreator rights due to the forgotten password and overall inactivity. Thank you. Sincerely, Malcolm 23:52, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

Sad to see you leave. Thank you for your contributions and help! Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:23, 24 August 2019 (UTC)

Changing my username

I wan't to change my username to PapercutsExist AntiJawn (talk) 03:16, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

@AntiJawn: Please use Special:GlobalRenameRequest 14.0.168.186 04:52, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

A user on Awful Movies Wiki has vandalized my sandbox and is denying he is.

https://awfulmovies.miraheze.org/wiki/Topic:V6521qcko9o501w2 https://awfulmovies.miraheze.org/w/index.php?title=User:Sticky/sandbox&action=history

A user on Awful Movies Wiki known as TyrantRex has vandalized my sandbox just for not finding my page "strong" and called my sandbox a "joke" and is denying his criticism and the fact that he vandalized. Please do something about it. -Sticky

@Sticky: Hi. Have you contacted local wiki admins about this? Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:52, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

Wiki creator rights

Please remove my wiki creator rights for now. Thanks. Amanda Catherine (talk) 00:43, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Thanks for your works, and feel free to come back anytime you wish.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 01:54, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Removed managewiki permission by mistake

Please reinstate it to Special:ManageWiki/permissions/bureaucrat - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 20:25, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done -- Void Whispers 20:45, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

No authority is assigned

BC permission is not allocated in the wiki I requested (https://shtj.miraheze.org/wiki). Please grant it as soon as possible.--辞書城主 (talk) 05:07, 30 August 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done -- Void Whispers 15:01, 30 August 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (20)

Hello, Special:CentralAuth/Rum e pera temp needs to be merged into his original account, Special:CentralAuth/Rum e pera. Thanks.--Wedhro (talk) 09:45, 31 August 2019 (UTC)

The user says he can't login.--Wedhro (talk) 13:42, 31 August 2019 (UTC)

@Wedhro: Is he getting a specific error when trying to log in? Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:22, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
@開拓者 and Reception123: When merging the user, the credentials originally belonging to the final account are only ones that can be used to log in. As the original accounts are more like "placeholder" accounts, they can't be logged into. Therefore, in this situation, the original account needs to be merged into the temporary account, and the temporary account then needs to be renamed to have the name of the original account. -- Void Whispers 17:02, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
@Void: OK, thanks for your tips.
@Wedhro: Could you ask the user to re-create his/her temp account so that the process goes successfully?--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 17:10, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
@Void: Done. The new temporary account is Special:CentralAuth/Rum e pera 2.--Wedhro (talk) 05:10, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

@Wedhro: I have merged the account into Rum e pera 2, but cannot rename it because the rename is still in progress. Please wait until it's done.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 06:15, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

@開拓者: Actually, as I asked above, the temporary account was supposed to be merged into "Rum e pera", not the opposite.--Wedhro (talk) 07:03, 1 September 2019 (UTC)
Oops, I probably misunderstood.--Wedhro (talk) 07:05, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Two more users asked to get their accounts back by merging temp accounts into the old ones:

--Wedhro (talk) 12:11, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Also:

So, right now there's 4 users waiting to get their accounts back, just as a reminder.--Wedhro (talk) 07:26, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

@Void: Can I get an update on this 4 users? (Rum e pera, Fulmin, R-Phoenix and GiusXP)--Wedhro (talk) 06:21, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Please see Special:GlobalRenameProgress for current progress. Somehow the renaming of Rum e pera hasn't finished yet - and maybe it's an issue that should be dealt through phab:.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:21, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
All are now done. -- Void Whispers 23:19, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Requires Check user right

Hello I am Shaunak Chakraborty [2]. I am facing many sock users doing vandalism in my wiki. I request you to give me the Check user permission so that I can find and block the sock users. There are many language versions of Gyaanipedia wikis so if I do it on my own then it will take a less time. Please help me. Thanking you. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

Please can you give examples of the abuse, I have also responded to you at the pioneers talk page. Please can you read that as soon as possible. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 09:32, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
One of the abuse is as follows [3]. According to the account creation and behavior of these accounts it might be sock users, adding false information. I had already blocked these accounts. But for future I need to block accounts with proof. So I request to have the Check user right. Thanking you. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)
Thanks, a steward will look soon. Please can you read the note I left you here as it's quite important. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat) · CA · contribs · Rights -      offline) 09:49, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
I have checked the accounts in question, and Noobmaster69 and CB100T seems to be identical. However, Loca seems to be unrelated from a purely technical point of view.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 01:07, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
Please give me Check user right on my wiki so that I can do it in future on my own. Thanking you. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)
The only way for you to become a CU of your wiki is to become a Steward, and you will have to show global contributions (especially on meta) to make your request successful.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:24, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
I have more than 2000 global edits. Can you please tell me the minimum amount of edits in Meta. To become a Steward Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)
@Shaunak Chakraborty: I would strongly Support on giving the user check user and oversight rights. Yes, I would agree that users to work on themselves and not let stewards interfere. znotch190711 (temporary signature) 22:53, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
There's no minimum number - what you need is to gain trust.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:42, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Hiding the "from *wikiname*" text

Title says it all... how can I hide that? I'm pretty sure it's possible, but I haven't found much in the settings.FraazT0 (talk) 22:12, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

Could you please elaborate on the issue? Examknow (talk) 21:38, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
@FraazT0: I know how to fix it. Could you please give me interface admin on your wiki so I can fix the issue? Examknow (talk) 21:44, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
@FraazT0:Also next time please post this request under the Community noticeboard as it is not an issue that the steward needs to fix. Examknowtalkcontribs 22:55, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
X mark.png Not Done Unless you can give me edit interface rights I cannot help you. Examknowtalkcontribs 20:01, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
@Examknow: Whoops, sorry, I've been away these days. Void's solution worked anyways, so that works I guess. --FraazT0 (talk) 18:01, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
Issue can be simply fixed by blanking the page MediaWiki:Tagline, or by adding #siteSub { display:none; } to MediaWiki:Common.css. Do be aware that either solution will take time to update and become visible (or in this case, become hidden). -- Void Whispers 21:11, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

Can wikis be deleted without creators permission?

Can a wiki be deleted without the permission of the person who created the wiki? I recently submitted a request for a wiki here and I just want to ask to make sure I know all the rules and stuff to prevent my wiki from being deleted if it gets approved. ARZ100123 (talk) 01:29, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

@ARZ100123: Read Dormancy Policy, what you intend to do on your wiki request "for anyone to add there opinions or anyone else", is relevant to games project? SA 13 Bro (talk) 01:45, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
Wikis could be deleted if inactive for a long time per Dormancy Policy, and it can also be deleted manually in some cases (ex. founder request, severe global policy violation), but manual deletion can be only done by those who have permissions to access restricted functions of ManageWiki (meaning, generally speaking, local crats cannot). If you want to make your wiki exempted from deletion, you can make a request following the policy above.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:02, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! ARZ100123 (talk) 16:37, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

MediaWiki-namespaced pages are sometimes used and sometimes not

See this page (or in other languages). Sometimes the sidebar and module-documentation notice is very simple as MediaWiki's default. If you repeat refreshing page, you will find sometimes the sidebar will display as the MediaWiki:Sidebar defined, and the documentation is also displaysed as the template defined by MediaWiki:Scribunto-doc-page-does-not-exist. It seems that it's a likelihood that things defined in the MediaWiki page are used. --SolidBlock (talk) 08:15, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

Part of this happens because the messages are untranslated on the MW software. The way to avoid it is to create a localized version for each page such as MediaWiki:SIdebar/qqx. Though most wiki users don't care about other languages apart from the language they use in the community. As for modules, it's possible that the script is somehow localized and doesn't work on non-local languages.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:11, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
qqx is to get its key, not an actual language. And if I uselang zh (the site language), zh-hans or zh-cn (my language), it also happens, not only qqx. And MediaWiki:Sidebar is irrelevant to languages. --SolidBlock (talk) 14:58, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
I have checked it, but I'm not sure why it happens. Perhaps there might be something wrong with the module, or maybe it can be a deep technical issue which requires sysadmins' help.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:41, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

Delete Glitchipedia wiki

Please delete this wiki I don't want it anyone. --「ペーパーカット?!PapercutsExist 13:41, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

@PapercutsExist:Yes check.svg Done ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 13:44, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

Disable Uploading Files on https://perfectrobloxgames.miraheze.org?

I cant upload on this wiki for some reason can you help me? --「ペーパーカット?!PapercutsExist 19:02, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

@PapercutsExist: Yes check.svg Fixed by @Paladox: ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 19:11, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

Not allowing me to upload files on https://nomanssky.miraheze.org

I try to upload files and i get this error message: Caught exception of type LocalFileLockError. Please help.UnLeashedWolfie~ (talk) 02:17, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

Fixed! Paladox (talk) 19:14, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

Could not open lock file when uploading files on https://milvagox.miraheze.org

I always encounter lock file issue when trying to upload file. Please help me open the lock file. Thank you. Milvagox (talk) 21:31, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

@Milvagox: Yes check.svg Fixed, Sorry about that! ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 21:42, 16 September 2019 (UTC)
@RhinosF1: Thank you very much. ^-^ Milvagox (talk) 21:56, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

password reset / user merge

Hello, this is a newly created possibly temporary account, as I've apparently forgotten my password for my original account Crimgan, which doesn't have an email attached. If possible, I'd like to attach an email to that account so I can reset its password. Is it possible to confirm that these two accounts are connected through the same IP address? If not, I saw some other topics mention user merging. Could I request to merge these two accounts?

Sonansu (talk) 02:13, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

The cases of the Italian Uncyclopedia are to merge temporary accounts on Miraheze and automatically imported accounts from Wikia. Unlike them, there's no way that you can prove that your former account was yours unless you have a committed identity and can ask sysadmins to recover your account. Even checkuser is not a valid proof for this case, as the account in question could be owned by another person who share environments with you. The only solution is to restart with your new account and just leave the old one alone.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:05, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
I'm not sure if this will be of any help in confirming, but I'm the administrator of the Dr. Mario World Wiki that this user edits on and can confirm that the account Crimgan and Sonansu are the same user. We've communicated about the Wiki since near the Wiki's inception in the /r/drmarioworld subreddit's Discord, where the subreddit moderators created a channel for editors of the Wiki to collaborate. There are also messages in the Discord all from the same user stating that he is Crimgan on July 13, messages from him a few days ago mentioning him forgetting his password + me redirecting him to the Stewards' noticeboard, and messages of him confirming his new second account is Sonansu. If this still isn't enough evidence though, then that's understandable as well. Just wanted to make this note in case if it was possible for me to help this user out. Thank you in advance for your time. -- Elaeagnifolia (talk) 02:12, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
User remembered his password, so no longer applicable. -- Elaeagnifolia (talk) 20:13, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Vandalism in arabic uncyclopedia

We need somebody to block an ip that is vandalizing and deleting the main page in www.beidipedia.miraheze.org Radass (talk) 21:57, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Should be handled. Let me know if you guys want to add new local admins. Seems like you could use them. -- Void Whispers 22:05, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Delete Philosiverse Wiki

Please delete Philosiverse Wiki (http://philosiverse.miraheze.org). I made it completely inaccessible to anyone except for admins/Stewards because I wanted to move it elsewhere, and I have changed my mind because I thought I could host the wiki myself but I found out that that would not be possible, and also I found out that Miraheze is the perfect host for the wiki, and I want to re-create it and start fresh. Bauerbach (talk) 22:12, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

@Bauerbach: You can use ManageWiki. Gustave London (talk) 11:11, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@Gustave London: I also set the wiki to private and removed myself from all user groups, and I also removed all permissions from all user groups as well, so now I can’t even access ManageWiki even if I am logged in! I would like to start fresh as I want to set up guidelines and templates BEFORE adding any pages. I do have a backup as well! Bauerbach (talk) 13:01, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Call @RhinosF1: Gustave London (talk) 14:15, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Now the wiki is marked as deleted. However, please note that you cannot take the same subdomain unless your wiki is completely deleted from our database. If you want to retake the subdomain, please ask on phab: for complete deletion of the existing data.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:56, 19 September 2019 (UTC)
Err, this was already done and restored per my talk. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 11:58, 19 September 2019 (UTC)
Oh, sorry, I guess I missed that. Thanks for your notification.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 12:36, 19 September 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (21)

Hello, Special:CentralAuth/BigPig Temp needs to be merged into Special:CentralAuth/BigPig.--Wedhro (talk) 04:43, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:04, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

Exempt from Inactivity

About extension links of Special:ManageWiki/extensions

The extension name should link to Special:MyLanguage, not a direct Extension page in MediaWiki. For example, mw:Special:MyLanguage/Extension:3D, instead of mw:Extension:3D. --SolidBlock (talk) 12:48, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

@SolidBlock: I'll get this looked into. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 12:53, 21 September 2019 (UTC)
@SolidBlock: Yes check.svg Done in https://git.io/JesTU ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 16:58, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

Dormancy Policy

Hi,

I'd like to begin a new Wiki project on this site, but before I do I was wondering if it is possible to pre-emptively organise an exception to the dormancy policy, before I put the work in to setting up the ~3,500 pages?

I'd expect pages of the Wiki to be viewed every few days on average, but edits would be far less frequent with regular gaps of over a month and irregular gaps of six months between mass edits, as other contributors and I can find time to add bulk content.

Given those constraints, how likely is it that I would be granted the exception?

About the Wiki

The Wiki would include detail of all aspects of railway systems in Australia - including stations, tracks, signals, locomotives, wagons, historic, modern and miniature. The primary demographic is enthusiasts, with some general historic interest.

I've tried Fandom/Wikia and their policy enforcing a narrow site layout isn't compatible with what I need, particularly because it is incompatible with wide tables. Regular Wikipedia has proven too difficult to maintain, due to both the notability and reliability of sources policies. The former problem is solved by having my own Wiki somewhere, and the latter I intend to solve by having a master list of "Exceptions to the Wikipedia notability policy".

Examples of articles:

[4] [5]

Anothersignalman (talk) 14:37, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

Wiki deletion request

Delete "schupiewikiwiki". - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 11:19, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

Though you seem to be the only bureaucrat there, it seems like there have been multiple contributors (including the founder) on the wiki. Thus, before deleting the wiki, could you provide us a community decision (to prove that your request is not based on your personal matter)? Please note that we cannot delete a wiki upon personal requests (and besides, it will automatically be eligible for deletion if you leave it alone as it is).--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:19, 28 September 2019 (UTC)

Untitled

Hey! I am looking for a user named Enker and Jordan. Could you please help? If you can give me a list, that'd be amazing!

Also, a user named PoseidonHeir or Poseidon Heir.

I need to talk to them for personal reasons but I promise it isn't against Miraheze ToU or ToS. Thank you and have a good day!

AZ Official 23:22, 26 September 2019 (UTC)

If you know the exact usernames, you can find where they are on Special:CentralAuth.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:39, 28 September 2019 (UTC)

Inactivity Notice

Hi, I don't know if this is the right place for this request, otherwise, I leave free provision for this thread to be transferred to another page if that is required.

Until last year I was an active user like Wiki Creator, Interwiki Administrator, CVT and COCC, however, this year due to various responsibilities and projects that I started to carry out, I have not been able to allow Miraheze enough time to be able to be active and exercise the responsibilities you used to have. There is a probability that in the January-February 2020 period I may have some more free time, but unfortunately I cannot guarantee at this time that this can be achieved, less if the rest of next year can remain active.

That is why I make available to the Miraheze Staff any type of permit or access that I have until today, thanking of course the trust granted for such responsibilities both by the community and also by the Miraheze Staff that in their this moment also guided me in my first steps here.

I hope to be able to collaborate again in Miraheze at some point, for now, I think this is the best thing I can do to avoid inconveniences arising from prolonged inactivity.

Regards and Thanks. —AlvaroMolina ( - ) 02:22, 26 September 2019 (UTC)

AlvaroMolina como único cónsul en es.publictestwiki.com ¿Quién vigilará el proyecto? Hispano76 (talk) 01:12, 30 September 2019 (UTC)
Hello. There is an active RFC going on regarding a username policy. RFC OwenFung87 01:31, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

Are there any wikis or websites where I can write in Markdown but publish in HTML?

I've been having trouble finding something like a webpage or wiki where I can write in markdown. I don't exactly want a blog (apparently with Wordpress you can write in Markdown). So are there any sites where I can write in Markdown, and that support images?

  1. http://hashify.me would work except anyone with the link can edit the source markdown.
  2. Gist supports images but not image captions, I'd like to have image captions.
  3. Pastebin doesn't support images and the resulting markdown looks bad.
  4. Creating an automatic Table of contents would be great but it's optional.

Thanks. --Bulrush (talk) 11:54, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

@Bulrush: Images are always supported, you can upload them as wanted, but I think writing in Markdown on MediaWiki is managed by an extension OR not possible. --Anderlaxe (talk) 11:59, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@Anderlaxe: Would I have to install an extension on my wiki so I can write in markdown? --Bulrush (talk) 14:44, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@Bulrush: Probably, it's best to dig around mediawiki.org and see if you can find an extension for your wiki. Aνδρέας talk | contributions 02:25, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

No admins and bureaucrats on googologywiki

Hi, I am an editor at Googology Wiki. There are no active crats and admins, however there are a small amount of local users there. Because I am the only active user there, and the founder is totally inactive, can some steward or sysadmin give themselves admin, crat, check user and oversight rights? That way I can manage this wiki (file uploads are disabled there, and management is missing. Thank you.

Should I move this request to the adoption noticeboard? OwenFung87 05:03, 29 September 2019 (UTC)

Link to wiki: https://googology.miraheze.org OwenFung87

Stewards do not need to give bureaucrat and administrator permissions to themselves (unless somehow locally elected or themselves are the founders) because we can do the same thing on every wiki on Miraheze. Please note that we also have CVT for counter vandalism operations. For checkuser and oversight, you can make a request here on Stewards' noticeboard so that we can deal with reported cases every time when necessary.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 18:25, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

Central notice creation for a new RfC

Hello, I was wondering if a steward could make a central notice for the new RfC located here. Thanks! Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 21:11, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

Hey, one more thing: The group centralnoticeadmin should be created.
I think it's managed by sysadmins via technical channel and not via wiki.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:52, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
CN is stewards responsibility primarily. Sysadmins use it as they see fit for their purposes, all community stuff falls to stewards. John (talk) 13:58, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
OK, thanks for your comment.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:34, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done The CN should be working now.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:33, 2 October 2019 (UTC)

One of Loathsome Characters Wiki's admin is going rouge and deleting everything!

I'm speechless. https://loathsomecharacters.miraheze.org/wiki/Loathsome_Characters_Wiki Noblets563 (talk) 19:15, 3 October 2019 (UTC)

User:Bennyben1998

Bennyben1998 is inactive on https://moderaterightpedia.miraheze.org

As the founder, I request his demotion as our wiki's rules are that if a bureau is inactive for more than a specified amount of time, that he is to be demoted.

Yes check.svg Done; I've dropped the bureaucrat flag. -- Void Whispers 21:36, 3 October 2019 (UTC)

how would i find a list of wikis?

thank you and have a good day.


-Anti Sinistram AZ

@Anti Sinistram AZ: Please see Gazetteer of wikis. OwenFung87 03:11, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

I have a problem

Can someone look at this? I can not get any further.

@DAWR: @John: has fixed the issue, in the future you only need to post these types of messages to the Community Noticeboard, and no need to post the same message to multiple noticeboards either! Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 21:00, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
Thanks --DAWR (talk) 22:04, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

Temporary adminship

Hi, because the founder is totally inactive, and I needed to import templates from enwiki, can you please give me administrator rights? OwenFung87 03:59, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

On which wiki? If the wiki is eligible for adoption, please file a request on requests for adoption. If not, please bring us a community decision of the wiki so that we can see your request is legitimate.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:35, 4 October 2019 (UTC)
@開拓者: It is no use filing a local request for adminship because the last active user before me was active 2 months ago and now the community is totally dead. I am sure that pinging them locally won't work, as most of them are active on FANDOM and not here. OwenFung87 05:13, 5 October 2019 (UTC)
You can still create a voting page or anything similar to prove your claim. After the vote proves that you are the only one remaining there, your will will be treated as the will of the community (until a newcomer approaches). --開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:24, 5 October 2019 (UTC)
I have already created a voting page. https://googology.miraheze.org/wiki/Googology:Requests_for_adminship/OwenFung87 OwenFung87 10:58, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

chinese area miraheze staff

  • Hi, i from to taiwan, i want to become chinese area staff, can miraheze staff help me?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 05:24, 8 October 2019 (UTC)
    • Please first understand the policies before running for staff (or possibly, a steward). There are some proper processes for it. Anyone, however, is welcome to contribute as volunteers.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 07:16, 8 October 2019 (UTC)
  • have, i have understand miraheze policies.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 07:19, 8 October 2019 (UTC)
  • i willing also become staff.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 07:20, 8 October 2019 (UTC)

United Peoples Against Censorship

Please delete upac.miraheze.org this weekend. I own it and I don't want it anymore. Thnx.

OK, but why do we have to wait until weekend? Do you mind if I (or any other steward) delete the wiki right away?--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:06, 11 October 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 12:03, 12 October 2019 (UTC)

vid.miraheze.org

Could u change the subdomain to vcid.miraheze.org ?

AZ Official 14:01, 11 October 2019 (UTC)

Please file a request at phabricator so that our sysadmins can handle it.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 11:47, 12 October 2019 (UTC)

New Section

how do you unblock me? whenever i try to create an account on toxic fandoms and hatedoms i get this error with the reason why i was blocked also whenever the person who blocked me unblocks me it blocks me again can you please fix this issue soon? so i can create an account? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.91.107.238 (talkcontribs)

Hi, You need to find a way to contact admins on that wiki as Stewards can not assist in this. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 14:13, 14 October 2019 (UTC)

Flow

  • My wiki 植物百科, can staff help me install flow?--Msnhinet8 (talk) 02:18, 15 October 2019 (UTC)
  • Thanks.--Msnhinet8 (talk) 02:19, 15 October 2019 (UTC)
    • You should be able to enable it using Special:ManageWiki/extensions on that wiki. If it does not appear, you need to use Special:ManageWiki/namespaces to change the content model for all talk namespaces to Flow. -- Void Whispers 16:54, 15 October 2019 (UTC)

Supress and block

https://meta.miraheze.org/w/index.php?title=Meta:Administrators%27_noticeboard&curid=661&diff=85037&oldid=84474

Please. Gustave London (talk) 10:50, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

dpl error?

If dpl is used for some reason, it will be centered. I tried fix , but I couldn't. Please tell me how to fix it.--辞書城主 (talk) 13:24, 17 October 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (15)

User Special:CentralAuth/Linnets_temp needs to be merged into Special:CentralAuth/Linnets. Thanks.--Wedhro (talk) 13:00, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

@Wedhro: sorry for the delay, doing now. -- Void Whispers 17:55, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

Database backup

Could I have a full database of https://nonsensopedia.org (including deleted revisions, logs, etc.)? 209po (talk) 21:22, 19 October 2019 (UTC)

Yes, could you please create a task on Phabricator? Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:53, 20 October 2019 (UTC)
Please note that only XML dumps can be done, not SQL (for privacy reasons). Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:20, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org (16)

Here I am again. Special:CentralAuth/DroidGamer85NJ_temp. (notice the final period) needs to be merged into Special:CentralAuth/DroidGamer85NJ (no final period). Thanks.--Wedhro (talk) 18:38, 22 October 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:11, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

Please make new interfacepage

Please make this page. Copied from English Wikipedia.(please see here)----デーモン閣下 (talk) 07:51, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

X mark.png Not Done As this is a local request, please ask the local staff (in this case, consuls) if you really think it's necessary.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 08:59, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

Dormancy policy exemption for Tanukipedia

I am BC of Tanukipedia. Tanukipedia already has a lot of information (More than 6000 articles). So I request Dormancy policy exemption for Tanukipedia. --TANUKI (talk) 08:38, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:05, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

delete wiki

Hello,

After thinking about it some more, I have realized https://gaytguys.miraheze.org should have a different url: https://m4ftm.miraheze.org. gaytguys doesn't have any content so it can safely be deleted.

So as advised on #miraheze I have requested creation of m4ftm (#9681) and am here to request the deletion of gaytguys.

Sorry for the error I made.

Yes check.svg Done, don't worry about it. -- Void Whispers 20:56, 27 October 2019 (UTC)

Hi

There's a user named VenoMz that's vandalizing Terrible TV Shows Wiki and is harassing a user known as MJ2009. Can someone block him please?

https://terribletvshows.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/VenoMz

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 14:52, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

Has been globally locked on the count of target harassment of a user and general vandalism on two wikis. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:36, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

Extremely distruptive and harassing user on Terrible TV Shows Wiki

A possible sockpuppet of the previous user is distrupting terribletvshows.miraheze.org with heavy harassment and uploading of snuff pictures https://terribletvshows.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/AlexMercer78

Masson Thief (talk) 20:35, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

@Masson Thief:} locked, will work with stewards. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 20:54, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

The user is back as the name "ErtasVideos and Robotic Jeffy should be raped by Sticky". Please block him ASAP. --Seewater514 (talk)

SOMEONE BLOCK THIS USER!!!

A user named ErtasVideos and Robotic Jeffy should be raped by Sticky is raiding Terrible TV Shows Wiki!!! Block him!!!

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 17:08, 30 October 2019 (UTC)

Also, can you please protect my userpage so that only autoconfirmed users can edit it?

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 17:26, 30 October 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done I have confirmed that the account is globally locked by Zppix and your userpage semi-protected by a local admin.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 12:49, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

CVT Resignation

I would like to formally state that I am resigning from the Counter Vandalism Team. I joined this team with the optimistic effort of continuing my contribution to Miraheze. However, my lack of activity on the site coupled with my lack of in-depth knowledge on the tools at my disposal have led to me rethinking my position. It's been an honor to be on the CVT and while I originally started out with enthusiasm, that drive has sadly died out. I do hope to return in the future when I have the appropriate expertise under my belt and also the adequate time available to utilize a position on the CVT. Again, thank you! Miraheze Logo.svg CnocBride | Talk | Contribs 19:07, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Thanks for all your contributions you made as part of the CVT!--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 19:35, 31 October 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for your service, ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     offline) 20:39, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

Allow additional file type for upload

I am BC of APL Wiki. Can you add .ttf to the list of permitted files for upload? Our subject is the APL programming language which uses special glyphs. We need to host a font on the wiki, since cross-site fetching for @font-face isn't allowed.

Yes check.svg Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 01:01, 1 November 2019 (UTC)

HELP!!!!!!!!

A user named JackieG is destroying Best TV Shows Wiki!!! Block him please!!!

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 04:12, 3 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Globally locked by Void.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 07:36, 3 November 2019 (UTC)

Implement a policy similar to WP:SNOW

It is a waste of everyone's time and quite annoying to see a large amount of Requests for Stewardship that have zero chances of passing because they are either made by new users or clearly untrustworthy users. Currently I think that Stewards are leaving them open for too long instead of just closing them since it's obvious they should and will not pass. For a question, is it imperative that a Steward closes a request or is a bold close by a concerned community member acceptable? --DeeM28 (talk) 15:41, 3 November 2019 (UTC)

mikiwiki.miraheze.org

Please, give me a all permissions in mikiwiki.miraheze.org. Prueba (talk) 09:56, 3 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Sorry for the delay.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:04, 6 November 2019 (UTC)

Error with my wiki permissions

Hello!

I need help, supposedly the administrator permissions of my newly created wiki were not granted to me correctly. https://liceopedia.miraheze.org/wiki/P%C3%A1gina_principal

I hope you can help me, have a good day and excuse me if there is any spelling mistake since I don't know much English :) CharizardFire58 (talk) 18:47, 4 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Sorry for the delay.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:05, 6 November 2019 (UTC)

Please delete (or merge) user

Hi, I forgot I had already created a user and now have two. Could you please delete Chris.Gadd, or merge with Gaddman? Thanks Chris.Gadd (talk) 02:29, 6 November 2019 (UTC)

Just confirming from other username Gaddman (talk) 02:33, 6 November 2019 (UTC)

@Gaddman: It looks like some of the process has failed because the new account doesn't exist locally there. Visiting the wiki with your new account might work, but if it didn't, please file a request on Phabricator so that our technical staff can fix it.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:08, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Thanks, raised a ticket on Phabricator and all sorted now. Gaddman (talk) 23:11, 7 November 2019 (UTC)

Issue with the redundant Forum talk namespace which hasn't been deleted properly

A few days ago, I created the forum namespace and the forum talk namespace on my wiki here. But recently I've decided to remove both namespaces because I decided they were redundant in favour of the WikiForum namespace. However, the forum talk namespace still shows up on certain parts of the wiki, and being a talk namespace, I cannot delete it directly. I can't delete it at all because I have tried doing just that by inserting the correct number namespace, but it seems that I can only delete main namespaces. Would it be possible for the forum talk namespace to be deleted? ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 06:31, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Paladox (talk) 22:03, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

Hi

I'm a bureaucrat of Reception Flame Wars Wiki. I'd like to request you, stewards, to delete it, as it's been a large source of drama and stuff.

https://receptionflamewars.miraheze.org

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 02:04, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

While I am not a Steward so I can not be sure about this, I would assume that the other active bureaucrats should also agree with this before it is done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:55, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

Vandal

I really think this user is to be globally blocked. (redacted)

Masson Thief (talk) 18:38, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

I've suppressed the account, and would appreciate if you could hide as much of the contributions as possible. I'll go over it myself shortly. -- Void Whispers 19:00, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

Exempt from inactivity for Vietnamese EnderBot wiki

Hi, I want to request the Dormancy Policy exemption for the Vietnamese EnderBot wiki ([6]). I'm requesting this because the wiki is originally made to be read, and the wiki already contains lots of information and the basics about that Discord Bot. So I request for the Dormancy Policy exemption. Wolf (talk) 14:42, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Given that a wiki with a similar size (with around 10 mainspace pages) have been exempted in the past, and that pages seem to contain necessary basic information about the bot, I have approved your request.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:39, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

vandalism in beidipedia.miraheze.org

Hi , if possible , please block this ip 51.39.64.252 it's deleting /defacing pages . Thanks . باسم (talk) 21:55, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

@باسم: I have locally blocked the IP for 2 weeks. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 17:11, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

vandalism from Saudi Arabia on Beidipedia

We will elect an admin. in few days , for now could somebody block this ip from Saudi Arabia that is deleting and defacing pages . Thanxs Radass (talk) 16:22, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

@Radass: I have locally blocked the IP for 2 weeks. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 17:12, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

Moderate-Rightpedia

When I look it up on the search bar "moderate-rightpedia" it only shows the old Fandom version. How wold I be able to make it appear on search results? Plz help

RESPOND HERE: [7]

Someone vandalizing Awful Movies Wiki

The user is IHateSh***ers (Rev 1) where they (I don't know it was he or she) keep vandalizing at Awful Movies Wiki by making too many inappropriate pages with the same but different titles, (ex; Mega Man needs to r*** Kanon Matsubara in DeviantArt) and even attacking my friend's userpage (IAmEiji) with inappropriate words. I added the deleted template at IHS spamming pages for the report and fixed IAmEiji userpage.

Could you block them for their actions?

--Official-PSASD (talk) 10:42, 12 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Globally locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:09, 12 November 2019 (UTC)

Atrocious Deviant Wiki - Flow extension error

(Link to the wiki: atrociousdeviants.miraheze.org)

Whenever we posts an URL to external sites, this happens:

[1f58b29b167df1a4e2416d12] Caught exception of type Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBQueryError

This also happens on the comment extension, albeit freezing, rather than showing an error. --Theresnoname (talk) 13:17, 12 November 2019 (UTC)

election of an admin/ bureaucrat for beidipedia.miraheze.org

The community in Beidipedia.miraheze.org elected the user Radass [8] السر (talk) 14:50, 12 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done --開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 06:05, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

Some more vandals

Hellothere96 and ImSmart6969lol are causing trouble, the former is vandalizing pages while the latter is making troll pages. Please lock their accounts when one of you have the chance. --Seewater514 (talk)

Dealt with by Void. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:19, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

Request for Withdrawal of Permissions in TemplateWiki

Hello, could you remove the following permissions from TemplateWiki (autopatrolled, confirmed, rollbacker)? Because I prefer not to have permissions on Wikis where I do not collaborate among other reasons. Greetings --Hispano76 (talk) 03:14, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:16, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

Dormancy Exception for ABJ

Please add Dormancy Exception for ABJ as discussed elsewhere. Thanks. Jidanni (talk) 00:45, 16 November 2019 (UTC)

@Jidanni: Yes check.svg Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:28, 16 November 2019 (UTC)

I've locked out perms accidentally

So in my wiki, https://largenumbers.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page, i was editing permissions, and deleting the default ones. I created a 'god' permission, Overseer, and forgot to assign it to myself. Then i deleted the bureaucrat permission, and now no one can edit any perms. Can you assign me Overseer/any rank that edits perms please?

TGR (talk) 06:44, 16 November 2019 (UTC)

Hi, really sorry for the delay in this. Done. John (talk) 14:30, 17 November 2019 (UTC)

someone is vandalizing Atrocious Youtubers Wiki by the name of (username hidden)

https://atrociousyoutubers.miraheze.org/wiki/User:(username hidden)

He may be vandalizing other wiki's too --ErtasVideos (talk) 14:25, 16 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Dealt by Reception123. Please note that the account is not only locked but also hidden.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:31, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Delete ftprwiki

I create accidentally,please,delete,because the reason for creation is invalid. Gustave London (talk) 11:22, 17 November 2019 (UTC)

X mark.png Not Done Although I agree with the fact that the request should've been dealt as invalid due to lacking details, the created wiki already has several content containing information, and deleting it would not be a good solution. I think posting an advice on the user's talk page to avoid similar cases will be an alternative and a better solution to this.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:24, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Request to adopt simpleelectronics wiki

It appears that Simple Electronics wiki is become dormant. I'd like to adopt it when it becomes available please. --Rob Kam (talk) 16:05, 17 November 2019 (UTC)

X mark.png Not Done Your request should be posted on Requests for adoption after it becomes eligible. Please wait until then.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 08:35, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Trolls

Tim Yorick, a locked user, is back with two sockpuppets: Tim Yorout, and Tim Yorout Again. He also sent me this message: https://terribletvshows.miraheze.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserBoard&user=Seewater514&conv=Tim+Yorout+Again --Seewater514 (talk) 22:32, 19 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Both accounts are now locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:08, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Deleted Regoinal Difference Games Wiki

I do not run this wiki anymore. Why?R A S H E DP A P E R C L I PJust Why? (talk to me/contrib | global🌎 | email✉ ) 01:01, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:02, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

More information about CheckUser and Oversight

Hi, when I go to Meta:Requests_for_permissions, I saw a note that CheckUser and Oversight will not be granted except under exceptional circumstances. Can you give me more information? Thanks. User:Wolf (talk) CentralAuth Contribs 01:12, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Currently, these permissions are only granted to Stewards, and even they can hold these rights only when necessary. This shows that you should be trusted by the community at least as Stewards are (and thus, the only way to become a CheckUser or an Oversight is to become a Steward in practice).--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:12, 20 November 2019 (UTC)
Thanks User:Wolf (talk) CentralAuth Contribs 09:59, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Problems with beidipedia

Hi , we are having issues in beidipedia.miraheze.org. It looks like some kind of update happened that screwed up the entire site. The site doesn't, seems to regognize the right to left feature of Arabic language anymore . As soon as we click on the right side bar the site losses all the arabic translation of the buttons and the editing tools migrate from right of the screen to the left with no arabic translation of the buttons....It would be great if so body takes a look at that problem, it,s making editing almost impossible . Thanks. Radass (talk) 01:04, 21 November 2019 (UTC)

It has been fixed, your wiki should work properly. Greetings. Hispano76 (talk) 01:23, 21 November 2019 (UTC)