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A problem over at Great Characters Wiki

https://greatcharacterswiki.miraheze.org/wiki/Topic:V5se88lch6zd42he

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

Vandal

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

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

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

Ban this user TheFunnyVandalizer on Awful Movies Wiki

Reason: Vandal ruffian

Signed by - Stephenfisher2001

reopen didaprowiki

Hi all, I red that our wiki which was in standbye for team decision reasons could have been deleted, could you help to verify if I could reopen it and get back some works ? Here my last register https://didapro.miraheze.org/wiki/Accueil Thank you Philippe https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/User:Wikiderpdp

dormancy - coming

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

Thanks on forward.

Pierre-Yves

Ban Iamawesome34

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

-Stephenfisher2001.

Ban two SupBop678 socks

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

-Stephenfisher2001

impossible to log in for the game

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

Status Change

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

I would like my status changed from Administrator to Bureaucrat.


It is this wiki: Life Wiki.


Thank you!

Infobox

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

See this article of my wiki: https://en.gyaanipedia.co.in/wiki/Shaunak_Chakraborty

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

Please upload these templates for me to my wiki

Article templates 250 or so mb file

https://send.firefox.com/download/3ddd3881d34b2e79/#UncGaG-cstYNE8qnusdrWQ

the wiki is Traentor.Miraheze.org

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

Thanks Andrew

Request to delete glaucuswiki

Per T5149 on behalf of the user requesting the deletion of glaucuswiki by a steward. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:03, 25 January 2020 (UTC)

MatomoAnalytics

HI , MatomoAnalytics has not been functioning for the past 3 - 4 days . حساب (talk) 14:47, 25 January 2020 (UTC)

Hello, we are sorry that it has not be working correctly. We have a cron that runs everyday but it appears to keep OOM'g. So not much we can do at this moment in time. We need to increase the ram on our matomo host. Again apologies that this is happening. Paladox (talk) 15:01, 25 January 2020 (UTC)

Photos from wikicommons disappearance

Few minutes ago , all the pictures from wikicommons have evaporated , is that issue across all the wikis under meraheze's umbrella ? Che (talk) 15:38, 26 January 2020 (UTC)

Hi, We are currently affected by an incident at Wikimedia affecting the display on Wikimedia Commons images. We hope service will fully resume shortly. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 16:56, 26 January 2020 (UTC)

Renaming Problem

Hello. This is my backup account that I'm temporarily using. So the renaming process from ZapperGlaze49 to TheChisatoFan got stuck at receptionflamewars.miraheze.org and it has been like that for a few hours already. Can you please help me fix this problem? Thank you. KatFan55 (talk) 12:24, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

Sorry for the inconvenience caused by this error, I have now  fixed it and you should be able to log into your original account now. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:28, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

Question

The Question is, is it possible for a steward to be impeached, and if the steward is impeached, then the steward loses their power.

-RoboticJeffy

@RoboticJeffy: Yes, it is possible for a steward to be removed ("impeached" as you say). The rules for the removal of a Steward can be found here. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:18, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

Vandalism by administrator

Users Lipomir and Bloodia have committed vandalism and erasure on several pages within the Atlas collaborative wiki, on which they are administrators. This particular wiki is a collaboration between a few groups. Although these deletions initially targeted the moderation team for our group, after moderation action, the users have started deleting all pages by our users on the wiki, and removing the members of our group from the wiki. This was done without warning and without the permission of anyone involved but the aforementioned administrators, in what we consider a severe breach of the Miraheze code of conduct. If there is any way that we can have these deletions restored, the dormant status removed and their admin privileges revoked, that would be greatly appreciated.

One of our users, Gorbatov was an administrator and retained their privileges, so we managed to save through various caches and administrative actions our work, but we would still like, if possible, the deleted content to be restored and the users who committed the erasures to have their administrative privileges on our wiki removed.

Thank you very much, Valdiu

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@Valdiu: I have revoked permissions of Lipomir, Bloodia, and Szprot for abusing their permissions, and blocked (locally, at least for now) them because of their vandalism. Local administrators can undelete the pages (as well as Stewards) to fix it. I will start undeleting the pages that were deleted yesterday.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 09:52, 28 January 2020 (UTC)
Thank you so very much! Valdiu (talk) 18:17, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

Global block request for 158.140.166.159‎

Please block them globally as they are vandalism-only account that did cross-wiki vandalism. - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 15:14, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

 Done - 開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:12, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

Global lock request for (offensive username 1)

Username of this user is offensive, therefore it violates Username Policy. Moreover, they vandalized a page on 진실위키 right after creating account on there. - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 16:20, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

 Locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:28, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

Can I be a bureaucrat on a wiki where there are no active administrators and bureaucrats?

Currently Kjh010206, the only bureaucrat on 자유반달위키 was globally locked, and other administrators don't edit after 2016. The wiki doesn't seems to be moderated.

Also, on 리센티아 위키, Suneungsiheom, the only administrator on 리센티아 위키 stated that the wiki is discontinued and blocked themselves. Most of contributions on that wiki are just vandalism, like this.

Therefore I want to start managing the wiki instead. Please consider granting the bureaucrat permission on those wikis. Thank you. - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 00:08, 29 January 2020 (UTC)

Could you bring a community vote/decision? If the wiki is not eligible for adoption, that is the only way to gain permissions.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:07, 1 February 2020 (UTC)

URL Name Change

Can you change Wage 10 Planet's (now Wage's World) URL to "wagesworld.miraheze.org", please? Just Wage (talk) 15:51, 29 January 2020 (UTC)

Our sysadmins can, but stews can't. Please file a request on phabricator.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:12, 1 February 2020 (UTC)

Global lock request for 三郎

Please lock this account. Also, User:サブロー and User:ブローサ is his sockpuppet, please lock them too. --SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 11:18, 30 January 2020 (UTC)

 Locked due to cross-wiki vandalism and abuse.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:08, 1 February 2020 (UTC)

Wiki not setup properly

Hi there!

I've just had a wiki setup for me, but received a message from The Pioneer about some technical difficulties:

"Hi, I have created your wiki per request, but it looks like the permissions weren't transferred successfully due to technical errors. Please visit the wiki to create a local account there, and file a request on stewards' noticeboard so that we can fix it. Sorry for your inconvenience.--開拓者 (The Pioneer)"

When I visited the wiki, I got a 404 page, and couldn't see a way to create a local account. Can I get some assistance please?

The wiki is here: https://formaskevent.miraheze.org/wiki/

Thank you so much!

I had a typo to the link, the correct URL is: https://foxmaskevent.miraheze.org/wiki/ . You can visit there, and then I can set up your permissions manually.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:11, 2 February 2020 (UTC)
Hi again! I've just edited the main page. Will that be enough for you to fix the permissions with? (Oatsfear)
Yep, and now it's  done :)--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 06:33, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

Permission transfer

Hi, I have created your wiki per request, but it looks like the permissions weren't transferred successfully due to technical errors. Please visit the wiki to create a local account there, and file a request on stewards' noticeboard so that we can fix it. Sorry for your inconvenience.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:04, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

Please transfer permissions as necessary to Sallyno for davshiq.miraheze.org (this should also be a private wiki, please).

Thank you for your assistance!

 Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:18, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

I don't understand why my request for a wiki was denied.

I requested a wiki, and I got a notice. I can't read the whole notice because it's cut off and when I try to visit the location of the notice it says there is "no special page". It says it was denied because "Forking the existing wiki (for possible block evasion)." However, I never got blocked on such a wiki and that wiki does not exist, to my knowledge. Here's proof: https://toxicfandomusers.miraheze.org/wiki/Miraheze

I may have confused whoever handled my request, so I will clarify. My friends wanted me to write an article about a very bad user on this wiki, but I can't because it's about bad fandoms, not bad users. I was never blocked on a Miraheze wiki and I just want to write an article for my friends that I can't do unless I get the wiki I requested. So, may I please get it eventually?

Right now I feel like my request was handled poorly, and please correct me if I am wrong. WickyHoney (talk) 05:46, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Edit: I found out that by clicking on "Visit request" on my notice directed me to "Special:Special:RequestWikiQueue/10562" instead of "Special:RequestWikiQueue/10562". I have now edited the request to clarify some things. WickyHoney (talk) 05:58, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Edit: The situation has been resolved, and I am sorry to have sounded impolite during newer messages. WickyHoney (talk) 04:16, 23 January 2020 (UTC)

Have nice a day!  CMG (Bicara) 16:37, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

Global lock request for Mr. PSH is back

Please lock this account. The user vandalize Idiotpedia and Terrible TV Shows. Ӻ ҍ 101(yell / earth) active 13:54, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 17:55, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

Banned Fffff on Loathsome Characters Wiki

Reason: Vandalism, troll ruffian

Signed by - Stephenfisher2001

Has been blocked indefinitely on the local wiki. As CVT I have chosen not to lock globally at this time, since there is only vandalism on the specific wiki. Stewards may take any other measures as they see fit. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:08, 3 February 2020 (UTC)

Global lock request for Desanta69

This user keeps vandalizing Garbage Memes Wiki. -Elsherlock (talk)

@Elsherlock:  Done Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 17:39, 6 February 2020 (UTC)

I cannot make a topic on the discussion and my old account is broken

If you could help me, i need help trying to make a discussion back at Atrocious YouTubers Wiki. Also, my other account (which i tried renaming) won´t work when i try to login, when i try to log in, it says its either in the process of being named or its being transformed, however, it is not in the process of being named as it is already done being transformed to the new name, if you could please get rid of this problem, i would be grateful.

- User:MelanieMartinezIsMyLife on 5 February 2020, at 19:36 (UTC)

I've already pinged Reception123 about the issue, but it looks like it remains unsolved. I've created a phab ticket for this issue.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:23, 10 February 2020 (UTC)

Vandalism on 리센티아 위키

리센티아 위키 was recently vandalized by some users and the administrator on there is inactive.

As there are no active administrators on that wiki, I think these should be handled by stewards. Thank you. - P1av0rSe01Complaint? 08:14, 5 February 2020 (UTC)

@PlavorSeol:  Dealt. Could you tell me if this Japanese vandal on Wikipedia is known in Korean wiki communities? I suspect that this might be done by someone pretending to be a Korean. - 開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 15:51, 5 February 2020 (UTC)
Such type of vandalism is known in some wiki-related communities and some trolls vandalize wikis in that type, but not often.
By the way, another vandal that uses same type appeared on that wiki. See the section below. - PlavorSeol (T | C) 09:21, 11 February 2020 (UTC)

Please help set up the wiki

I wanted to ask for help. I need to add protection levels (bureaucrat, consul) for my wiki. How can I do that?Q-bit (talk) 13:45, 10 February 2020 (UTC)

You can set it from Special:ManageWiki/namespaces by allowing users with specific rights to edit the namespaces, or use the AbuseFilter to block edits of admins on targeted pages.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 14:29, 10 February 2020 (UTC)

@開拓者: Okay, but how do I make sure that the page can be protected? Where we click on the right (Protection>edit admins only). Q-bit (talk) 10:32, 11 February 2020 (UTC)

I don't think there's a way for this, which is why I recommend you use the abusefilter as an alternative.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:14, 11 February 2020 (UTC)

@開拓者: Well. If you can help me set up the filter, I don't know much about them. The wiki site.

Global block request for 119.201.63.0/24

This user vandalized 리센티아 위키 just as vandals related to the section above did. It is clear that it is a sockpuppet of them, and since 119.201.63.75 was globally blocked before, please globally block 119.201.63.0/24 at this time. - PlavorSeol (T | C) 09:21, 11 February 2020 (UTC)

 Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:25, 11 February 2020 (UTC)

Pages Have "Too Many Edits" To Be Deleted?

The staff on All The Tropes have run into a small number of pages which, when we try to delete them, result in the following error message:

You do not have permission to delete this page, for the following reason:
This page has a large edit history, over 250 revisions. Deletion of such pages has been restricted to prevent accidental disruption of All The Tropes.

None of the ATT admins recalls implementing such a restriction, and we don't know where this restriction would be. Can someone please clue us in on where it is and who can change it? Failing that, are these pages something the stewards can delete for us, or is there an issue here that requires a Phabricator ticket? Thank you. --Looney Toons (talk) 22:48, 15 February 2020 (UTC)

@Looney Toons: mw:Manual:$wgDeleteRevisionsLimit, https://github.com/miraheze/mw-config/blob/master/LocalSettings.php#L440-L442 - PlavorSeol (T | C) 07:00, 16 February 2020 (UTC)
Thanks for the research! But this suggests it will require Phabricator to undo.
PS - I don't like this restriction, especially as the default. Admins can undelete any page they delete in error. If deletion is "disruptive," then your problem is not with deletion but with your Admins! Spıke (talk)11:48 16-Feb-2020
This isn’t a social issue, rather a technical issue caused implementation. Stewards are able to delete these pages on request. A Phabricator ticket isn’t necessary. John (talk) 13:14, 16 February 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for the information. Should we wait for the fallout from this weekend's attempted changes and subsequent rollback to settle before making such a request? Also, I've been informed that we have a number of images that are similarly resistant to deletion, reporting errors like this ones:

Error deleting file: Rayman small 3678.jpg
Error deleting file: An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-backend".

Should I include these in the deletion request, or would this be a Phabricator-level issue?
Thank you. --Looney Toons (talk) 20:39, 16 February 2020 (UTC)

Help. I need desperate help

On Amazing YouTubers Wiki, I gave a user named Landscape the confirmed user right so that he can edit. Somehow, he managed to give himself the bureaucrat role and took away all of our adminships so now we can't stop him. Please block him right away and fix the wiki. PLEASE! It's for our own good.

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 19:02, 16 February 2020 (UTC)

I’ve paged people to help. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 19:04, 16 February 2020 (UTC)
Void should be looking into it. Just to note, the user was able to do that because of the action taken by you at 19:58, 4 December 2019 when you allowed confirmed users to add administrators and bureaucrats via ManageWiki/permissions. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:08, 16 February 2020 (UTC)

https://wiki.arcolinuxclub.org/ does not work as expeced

This subdomain has a CNAME entry to mw-lb.miraheze.org but my browser lands at your Mainpage and not at https://arcolinuxclub.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page. What might be the reason? Please assist. --Peter Littmann (talk) 11:45, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Please replace endeavouros.de by archlinuxfamly.de

I registered the domain endeavouros.de but the people there were not happy with this decision. So I registered the domain archlinuxfamily.de and also the .org. Would you please be so kindly and connect them to the subdomain https://endeavourosde.miraheze.org resp. rename the subdomain? --Peter Littmann (talk) 13:12, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Trolls

There's these four users who are acting like trolls, their names are "The Blue Creeper", "The Red Creeper", "Monkeypartner" and "SonicClub 2". Please lock their accounts when one of you guys have the chance. --Seewater514 (talk) 04:26, 18 February 2020 (UTC)

Global Block Request For The Red Creeper

This troll was vandalizing pages on Great Characters Wiki. They also appear to have sock puppet accounts such as The Blue Creeper. --Agent Mace (talk)

@Agent Mace: The user has been globally locked for vandalism-only account use. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 15:02, 18 February 2020 (UTC)

A suspected sock

There's a user named PokkenFan2002 that I blocked on Atrocious YouTubers Wiki. He's likely a sockpuppet of a user known as Gucci Rsbbit, who was globally locked about a month ago. Could you check the IP addresses to see if I'm right or wrong?

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 15:38, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

Aww shit, he's now trying to create a rip-off of Atrocious YouTubers Wiki called "Atrocious YouTubers Wiki Uncut".

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 15:41, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

Oddly enough, he doesn't appear to be a Gucci Rsbbit sock. There's still a lot of socking going on, and the accounts have been locked. -- Void Whispers 18:12, 20 February 2020 (UTC)

The Red Creeper is back.

The Red Creeper is back as User:Return of The Red Creeper on Awful Movies Wiki, and he's vandalizing, and troll ruffian once again. -- Stephenfisher2001

I've asked someone to take a look at it. The best advice I can give is to to get an admin to revert and block them for now. Please advise users not to respond to them as this may provoke them. See this guide. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 13:13, 22 February 2020 (UTC)

Spam in SocialProfile Pages

We have discovered some two dozen SocialProfile pages on All The Tropes which contain link spam:

User:Lespacenter
User:Apexdspa2020
User:Rohitjoklar123
User:Christinziegler
User:Robinsonsjaco
User:NathanDeMetz
User:Fullbodymassage
User:Flackflores
User:Dylanjoseph
User:Enterasource
User:Myapexdspa
User:Shanejohnson
User:Aoltechsupport21
User:Boxtaircon
User:Stefanwhite
User:Thutrangctp
User:Phamyen
User:Minecraft2
User:Alicetaylor
User:Saikumar
User:Karthik11k
User:Leathercollectionde

We would delete them, but for some reason when we try to use Special:EditProfile to get rid of them, wiki staff now see the message

Permission error

You do not have permission to update other users' social profiles, for the following reason:

You are not allowed to execute the action you have requested.

Only a few months ago we had no restrictions on our access to this tool. What has changed and why? And if the change is permanent, can the stewards please delete these spam pages?

Thank you. -- Looney Toons (talk) 15:30, 20 February 2020 (UTC)

It was actually removed a little over a year ago. I'll take a look at removing the spam shortly. -- Void Whispers 18:15, 20 February 2020 (UTC)
I am mistaken then; I honestly thought I had used it more recently than that. Regardless, thank you. -- Looney Toons (talk) 23:47, 20 February 2020 (UTC)
@Looney Toons: I've stripped the contents from the profiles now, but in doing so I noticed that the original reason that we restricted access to this tool has since been addressed. We should soon be able to allow admins to access Special:EditProfile soon. -- Void Whispers 19:58, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
A bureaucrat should now be able to restore access to the editothersprofiles right as they see fit. -- Void Whispers 20:28, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
Thank you! --Looney Toons (talk) 21:27, 23 February 2020 (UTC)

CheckUser request

We have what appears from posting activity a possible sockpuppet on All The Tropes. One of the other admins has already blocked the suspected sockpuppet account, but that can be undone if an error was made. Is User:Hole connected to User:Infinite? --Robkelk (talk) 01:30, 22 February 2020 (UTC)

@Robkelk: sorry for the delay. The two accounts are possibly related, but the technical evidence is rather inconclusive. -- Void Whispers 19:32, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
Thank you. We'll leave things as they are now. --Robkelk (talk) 19:43, 23 February 2020 (UTC)

CheckUser request

The Constructed Worlds (Altverse) Wiki is requesting a CheckUser steward to determine if there is any connection between User:Emalia and User:Neesym. The wiki administration has suspicions that the former account is a sockpuppet of the latter due to Discord-related drama. Miraheze Logo.svg centrist16 | P mail.svg | Discord color D.svg 22:45, 26 February 2020 (UTC)

Neesym is too stale for there to be any CheckUser data. -- Void Whispers 01:55, 27 February 2020 (UTC)

ReplaceText Extension Not working properly

For some reason, whenever I try to use the ReplaceText extension on Toxic Fandom & Hatedoms Wiki, I get this error message:

"Error:text replacements cannot be run if $wgCompressRevisions is set to true."

Is there any way to resolve this issue? TheChisatoFan (talk)

@TheChisatoFan: Unfortunately, due to the large size of your wiki we had to compress revisions, meaning that the usual "ReplaceText" feature will no longer work on your wiki. As an alternative, I can suggest that you try "MassEditRegex". Sorry for the inconvenience. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:06, 27 February 2020 (UTC)

Closing horriblemusicandsongs.miraheze.org

So i wanted to adopt the wiki, but it wasn't eligable because it wasn't closed. So i'm asking to be closed because the only bureaucrat/admin doesn't have any contributions and for adoption. --Hendicted (talk) 14:48, 18 February 2020 (UTC)

You can / should simply wait until it's ready.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:45, 29 February 2020 (UTC)

Another suspected sock -_-

There's a user known as FlyingMan98 on Awful Movies Wiki. He's likely a sockpuppet of a user known as WG8686. Could you please check the IP addresses of them to see if they're the same person?

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 16:44, 28 February 2020 (UTC)

UPDATE: Flyingman98 is getting worse! He's causing more trouble than before! and please, Ban Flyingman98 as well as his old account WG8686. -_-

Signed by: Stephenfisher2001

The reason for his behaviour is because of his drama. He also made a tasteless tweet on Twitter defaming us as well as calling us "idiots" and is defending a banned troll. He must globally blocked. WageTheGoblin12 (talk) 19:53, 28 February 2020 (UTC)

I have confirmed that these two accounts are part of abused multiple accounts, and have locked them.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:52, 29 February 2020 (UTC)

Math error

Hi there,I would like advice on the following errors.Entering \relax will cause an error.please see [1].On other wikis, it looks like there are no errors.please see [2].Thank you.-- (talk) 14:24, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Hi there,since the code is difficult to see, we will present the link again.Please see [3].Also, meta does not seem to have such an error.(e.g.<math>\relax</math>).Sorry I forgot to write this, but the wiki where this error is occurring is '数の神秘1729'.Thank you.-- (talk) 00:05, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
It looks like \relax is not part in Extension:Math. See this page for the full list of available formulas.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 05:44, 29 February 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for your reply.The fact that errors do not occur using \ relax may be just a coincidence, as you can see from the description of Extension: Math.(i.e.It is not an error that \ relax cannot be used.)I was wondering if I could consult Phabricator, but if it's not a bug, this time it seems different.Thank you.-- (talk) 10:25, 29 February 2020 (UTC)

Some trolls that are still not locked.

There's these two users who are acting like trolls, their names are "Monkeypartner" and "SonicClub 2". I reported them before and they're still not blocked. Please lock their accounts when one of you guys have the chance. --Seewater514 (talk) 00:23, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

 Locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 00:32, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

Vandal

A user named "Kuun" vandalized Crappy Games Wiki and All The Tropes. Please lock their account when one of you have the chance. --Seewater514 (talk) 20:26, 2 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 20:49, 2 March 2020 (UTC)

Wiki deletion request

https://reptilemanarchives.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page Don’t really need it anymore—ΒΕΜΩΝΧΞΣ (talk) 14:45, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 03:45, 4 March 2020 (UTC)

AntiFortnite1

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/611333234311168000/684398515795132424/Screenshot_20200303-205426_Chrome.jpg

He has been spamming foe requests to ramadhan1a on every wiki he has been, and calling him racial slurs. --Hendicted (talk) 13:59, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done John (talk) 19:13, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

Some more trolls

Here's some more vandalism-only accounts that need locking: Ching chong you have the coronavirus, LiberalsSuk, and LiberalsSukkk. --Seewater514 (talk) 18:48, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done John (talk) 19:13, 3 March 2020 (UTC)

Delete request (https://soratako.miraheze.org)

Please delete soratako.miraheze.org. This wiki has only contributions by me (or my sub-accounts). And I have announced about deletion using Sitenotice. Furthermore, there are no plans to use it in the future. --そらたこ (talk) 12:38, 2 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 03:46, 4 March 2020 (UTC)
Thank Thank you!! --そらたこ (talk) 05:33, 5 March 2020 (UTC)

Unwanted User Account Creations - Please stop them!

As instructed in https://phabricator.miraheze.org/T5300 that was pronounced invalid, I'm moving the issue here.

RhinosF1 was kind enough to answer some questions, but some remain.

He said these bogus account creations were Miraheze users, probably using spambots and that there was no way to block them but "we take action once we catch them to try and prevent them." So, how can Miraheze be more effective catching an preventing them? Is there anything I can do to help?

I use email verification and reCAPTCHA for account creation. I assumed those two processes would prevent this problem. Why not? Did I do it wrong?

I asked if we would have this problem on a private server instead of a wiki farm. RhinosF1 said it happens to any wiki or public site. But these bogus users are all Miraheze users. Do farm sites enable this misbehavior? Please explain.

Thanks, Mike*V (talk) 15:37, 5 March 2020 (UTC)

Before Miraheze, over the years the Synth DIY Wiki has been on multiple shared hosting servers and has always had the problem of bot registrations. It happens to all wikis. The bots do not originate from Miraheze. If you don't have users confirm email address before they can edit then the bots will also create junk pages, mostly on their own user pages, just to add a spam link. It's pointless doing this because most wikis use nofollow to tell search engines to ignore their links in the rankings. Unfortunately there is no practical fix for this AFAIK. --Rob Kam (talk) 16:46, 5 March 2020 (UTC)

Wiki request edit

I've edited a wiki request. Does that generate a notif/log entry or not? Is it possible to update that request? LMN8 (talk) 13:12, 9 March 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for letting us know. Perhaps (for now) if editing a declined request, do let the person who declined know. There is a log of updated requests, but this does not always include declined requests, and I personally think that, when editing a declined request, there should be an option for the creator to reopen it. (phab:T5314) -- Void Whispers 14:50, 9 March 2020 (UTC)
Seems like the domain exists now, but it's not accessible to me :/ LMN8 (talk) 23:19, 10 March 2020 (UTC)

Permission error

Hi there, I recently created a wiki, but now I can barely do anything with it because of a "Permission error". Upload file? Permission error. Go to the about page? Permission error. Should I not be the administrator of my own wiki???? — Preceding unsigned comment added by It's Casper (talkcontribs) 16:45, 10 March 2020

Hi It's Casper. I can see that your permissions seem to have been erroneously edited. It appears that no user group(s) have the necessary read permission, which is why you're seeing the permission error. It also seems that perhaps the managewiki permissions have been removed. A steward should be able to assist you soon. dross (tcg) 19:08, 10 March 2020 (UTC)
@It's Casper: which wiki is this? Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 19:30, 10 March 2020 (UTC)
I figured it out, @Void: granted the rights that you should of been given. Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 20:42, 10 March 2020 (UTC)

Troll with sockpuppets.

A vandalism-only account was just created along with 2 sockpuppets: AntiBullshit, AntiBullshit1776, and AntiBullshit1776Yeet. Please lock their accounts ASAP --Seewater514 (talk) 01:44, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

 Locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 12:31, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

Ban Request in Truthwiki

Truthwiki has six new user in March 10th in UTC, which has inappropriate username. ',' is used for distinguishing.

  • Aggressive username or username using insult: 등신, 씹, 호로, 씹새끼
  • Username which can be misunderstood as a part of Mediawiki: 사용자가 차단됨, 보호, 권한 오류
  • Sockpuppets: 등신, 씹, 사용자가 차단됨, 보호, 호로, 권한 오류

Thanks. --LeeEuiSup(이의섭, talk) 02:46, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

I have found more. 병신같은사이트, 섹스, 좆. --LeeEuiSup(이의섭, talk) 08:29, 11 March 2020 (UTC)
 Locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 12:25, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

Vandalism-only account

Please lock this account User:Galaxyrailways2199 as she constantly vandalized the Atrocious Deviants Wiki, being racist, and rude. WageTheGoblin12 (talk) 11:35, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done Locked.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:02, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

I need help

Whenever I try to log in to my account User:EijiZeBoi, Miraheze automatically logs me out. Could you please help me on this? 204.100.156.36 17:47, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

It happens every time I go to a new wiki. I would get logged out. Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 18:19, 11 March 2020 (UTC)

CheckUser: Galaxyrailways2199

There's a user called "Galaxyrailways2199, who are seems to be impersonating the actual user who was previously here. the user who was previously here's account is Ihateallofyou, who was banned on Atrocious Deviants Wiki.--Theresnoname (talk) 05:31, 12 March 2020 (UTC)

I need help regarding the global rename request

On Tuesday of this week, I made a request on the globalrenamerequest page so I could have the username of my account, Agent Mace, changed to Agent Joestar. Two days later, the username still hasn't been changed yet and now I'm locked from my account while it's still in the process of the username change. Please help, I don't want to spend a full week or two waiting for a username to be changed >_<. I'm currently using a secondary account.--DarkMetaKnight123 (talk) 19:59, 12 March 2020 (UTC)

 Done Paladox (talk) 22:10, 12 March 2020 (UTC)

Permissions not transferred

Hello, I recently filed a request for a wiki (kei.miraheze.org). The wiki was made, however I was notified that the permissions for the wiki were not transferred successfully. Can this be fixed? Thanks in advance!

Leafy838 (talk) 20:46, 12 March 2020 (UTC) Leafy838

 Done.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 23:20, 12 March 2020 (UTC)

Investigate wikis

Hello Stewards, it seems that i finally decided to catch your attention due to wikis that are bringing up attention to trolls. TFD&HD and Atrocious Youtubers are getting attention from trolls and concerned users alike. Troll communities like Encyclopedia Dramatica made an article about Atrocious Youtubers wiki while mentioning Toxic Fandoms & Hatedoms, and here's some people ranting or explaining the violations on reception wikis. 1 is from the youtuber who said TFD&HD has been violating Fandoms/Wikia for flamebaiting/trollbaiting and 2 from the deviant who claims Miraheze is a terrible community which damaged the reputation of the Miraheze itself generally. --Zirukurt01 (talk) 04:34, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

I would like to adopt this wiki

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

Yes i know this wiki is still open however the only admin is inactive on Miraheze. Do i need to set up a poll? Just Amelia (talk) 11:28, 19 March 2020 (UTC)

@Just Amelia: Hi, yes you would need to have a poll/vote on the wiki and show that there is support for you to become administrator if there are other active users. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:29, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

Delete my accounts, please

I would like all of these accounts deleted. https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/User:Echidamu https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/User:KokkinoEnter https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/User:KokkinoEntertainment ~~~~

Your accounts cannot be deleted, but can be merged into our GDPRAccount if necessary.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 17:18, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

Log in problems in Beidipedia

Hi ....after the migration that happened a while ago , we , the users in beidipedia.miraheze.org are not able to log in , the system doesn't recognize our names or passwards, we have been editing as ip addresses for a while , is there a solution to this problem or we have to create new accounts ?

Thanks

Radass (talk) 16:59, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

Please try logging in from another wiki (ex. meta). You should also report this issue on Phabricator so that our SRE team can fix it.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 17:10, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

CVT opt-out request

Opt-out of cvt action to s.miraheze.org

Reason: There is no consensus, but this wiki is private and only used for testing, so will not cause vandalism. Even if vandalism occurs, there is no major damage and there is no need to rush cleaning up.

Thanks, --そらたこ (talk) 17:19, 19 March 2020 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done CVT members cannot take actions on private wikis by default, unless they are members of the wiki.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 16:44, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

User talk:Zirukurt01

@WickyHoney: takes an inappropriate (insolent) tone in the first post to this user page, also vaguely implying he speaks for Miraheze staff. It might not reflect poorly on the farm, as the user trolls him right back and the two seem to know each other, but it seems like another PlavorSeol situation. Spıke (talk)09:16 20-Mar-2020

Admins are aware of the situation and keeping a close eye. If it continues, we'll be looking at escalating warnings and action. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 16:21, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
I have gone ahead and closed/blanked the discussion. I will leave a note at both users' talk pages. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 16:26, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

Horrible Music & Songs has only 1 admin and he's inactive

So, the wiki used to have admins, but all of them got demoted or just left and the only admin that's left is CHICHI7YT, and according to him, he is inactive. Leaving the wiki with no admins.

Can you all do something about this? Thanks. --Hendicted (talk) 17:33, 24 March 2020 (UTC)

Username change request

Can you please change my username from RoundEarthSociety to General I80? Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by RoundEarthSoceity (talkcontribs)

You can change names via Special:GlobalRenameRequest --Hendicted (talk) 18:11, 25 March 2020 (UTC)

Vandal Report

Good afternoon. All The Tropes just had a vandal using the handle User:AwYeah pop in and replace an unprotected image on our main page with a pornographic pic. We have of course banned him, but we're bringing him to the Stewards' attention for global banning on the grounds of a violation of Section 7 of the Miraheze Terms of Use. -- Looney Toons (talk) 20:49, 25 March 2020 (UTC)

Locked for vandalism, but there is no evidence of a Terms of Use violation. John (talk) 21:33, 25 March 2020 (UTC)
Thank you. -- Looney Toons (talk) 22:08, 25 March 2020 (UTC)

Restore page lost after moving

Hello, the page https://nonciclopedia.org/w/index.php?title=Italia appears as non existing but has an history, and it's too big for me to delete and restore it. Would you please fix it? --Wedhro (talk) 15:18, 23 March 2020 (UTC)

Anyone?--Wedhro (talk) 18:35, 28 March 2020 (UTC)

Can you delete this inactive wiki?

So there is this wiki called horrid reception wiki where it is completely abandoned. The admins are inactive, nobody has edited anything and some of its other wikis are shut down completely. But there is this one user who is "contributing" to the wiki by just changing the names of the inactive users, and not creating pages or editng them. Not to mention that the wiki was very controversial and had a lot of flame wars and harassment. It's best to just delete the wiki. If its other wikis can be deleted, then so can this. Thank you.

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

Other wikis that were deleted, but were also in relations to the wiki: https://flawlessfandomusers.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page

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

The user who does nothing but changes the names of users: https://horridreceptionwikis.miraheze.org/wiki/User:%E9%96%8B%E6%8B%93%E8%80%85

The user you mentioned is actually a steward, he just changes usernames via request. Also username renaming works like this that if you visit a wiki and request a name change, it shows up on the log. --Hendicted (talk) 07:48, 28 March 2020 (UTC)

but can you delete the wiki? if not is there a way for me to adopt it? btw im not an admin of the wiki, but i want to adopt it

To make things clear. First of all, Stewards are not only meant to "just change usernames" they have a much broader role which you can read about on the page that I linked. Secondly, the wiki that you mention is neither closed nor marked as inactive due to the recent renames that you mention. Lastly, since the wiki is marked as private you would not be able to adopt it anyway per the Dormancy Policy. And in regards to deletion, that will only be done once the time defined in the Dormancy Policy has passed, or if the wiki community would request it. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:23, 28 March 2020 (UTC) ok thank you

Database error; multiple wikis and accounts; unable to log in

I get the following error —

Database error
A database query error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in the software.
[hex code] 2020-03-29 TIME: Fatal exception of type "Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBQueryError"

— when I try to log into my private wikis, marwiki and nilamwikiubzx217c40wiki. Logging in has already failed many times over almost two hours for both of two Miraheze accounts I have, Drnslyng and Kualeyi522912. Both have at least the Administrator role on nilamwikiubzx217c40wiki and Drnslyng is at least an Administrator on marwiki. Unfortunately, I can't use Phabricator for this bug as I hadn't already linked an account to Phabricator and when I try to do so, the same error occurs.

Is there a way I can regain access? Thanks. — 138.75.123.25 03:48, 29 March 2020 (UTC)

Morning, Is this still occuring? If so, could you copy the full error including what you’ve blanked as [hex code]? It’s that code that identifies the error in the logs. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 04:09, 29 March 2020 (UTC)
I haven't saved any error code, but there seems to be no problem now. In retrospect I realise it's a bit ridiculous to leave out the code, so sorry. - Drnslyng (talk) 04:34, 29 March 2020 (UTC)

Proxy

I am pretty sure this IP is part of a proxy range. WickyHoney (talk) 18:39, 29 March 2020 (UTC)

@WickyHoney: Blocked thanks for the report! Zppix (Meta | CVT Member | talk to me) 00:09, 30 March 2020 (UTC)

Request to appoint new bureaucrat(s)

(solved and moved discussion to User talk:Void) -Drgng (talk) 05:06, 1 April 2020 (UTC)

Delete cristianopedia.miraheze.org

Hello, I request the removal of my Cristianopedia wiki. I'd like to start over with my blank wiki (I will request its creation later). Cristianopedia (talk) 13:56, 2 April 2020 (UTC)

RfC procedure, not for the first time

Today I criticized User:PiotrGrochowski‎ (banned) for presuming to rewrite the premise of an RfC after users had voted on it. This inspires a separate issue, though: The page is not a Request For Comment; it is a Request For Vote, a ballot. Piotr thought it should be structured differently (RhinosF1 replied that a positive statement, with a chance to agree, disagree, or abstain, is how they have worked forever, and I agree). But as a matter of procedure, there was no opportunity for an idealist with a new concept of balloting to intervene. (There are many more relevant pre-ballot objections to a ballot.) That is, perhaps there should have been an actual RfC, before there was a ballot! that being, on what the wording of the ballot should be. Some ballots, if subjected to this process, would be proved unwise and never progress to a ballot at all. Reception123 has heard me previously suggest that a chance for feedback and cooperative editing should precede the submission of a ballot; he advised me to write...an RfC. Am still not ready, nor senior enough, to tell you what your procedure should be, beyond planting this seed of change. Spıke (talk)00:36 3-Apr-2020 Cc: @RhinosF1 and Reception123:

@Spike: Well improvements can definitely be made to the current RfC system. However, a chance for feedback and cooperative editing is already possible. Before opening am RfC, it is completely possible for you to ask for comments on Community noticeboard and to first make a draft RfC. Additionally, an RfC is also not only limited to the initial proposals, and users can choose to add as many new proposals as they wish if they don't agree with the premise of one of them. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:32, 3 April 2020 (UTC)

Thanks @Reception123:. A conscientious member would indeed publish his intentions and open a page for cooperative editing. A junior or impatient member just springs it on the community as an RfC, at which point we enter our current jungle of cooperative editing during/after votes! I'd have the RfC period last a week and require less than a majority to progress to a ballot to see if advocates can persuade people, as a motion merely requires proof that it's the wish of more than a single person in order to open general debate. Spıke (talk)21:31 9-Apr-2020

Trolls

Here's some vandalism-only accounts: Sjwsrule and Sjwisgreat. I believe Ultimatelifeform is also a sockpuppet of this troll due to the identical vandalism style. When one of you guys have the chance, please lock these accounts and their other sockpuppets I potentially missed. --Seewater514 (talk) 00:25, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 01:43, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

Another Troll

There's a user called IDontShipDudes vandalizing numerous wikis, please lock their account ASAP.

Another thing, some users are suspecting that this user is a sockpuppet of a recently blocked user on a bunch of wikis called RoboticJeffy, can you check to see if this is indeed a sockpuppet of said user? --Seewater514 (talk) 04:06, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

Account locked. A Steward will have to do a CheckUser. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:58, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

Can you please block the IPs of these accounts,

He has been sending me threats for allegedly "harassing" him when I was just critizing his immature behaviour. Here is proof: https://ibb.co/album/h2gYRF Thanks, Just Amelia (talk) 08:51, 3 April 2020 (UTC)

 Done. Additional accounts were first blocked, then globally locked. -- Void Whispers 01:38, 5 April 2020 (UTC)
Teen titans fag is still harassing me 24/7. Here is his new account:https://horriblevyonderswiki.miraheze.org/wiki/User:Teen_Titans_Go_Animations_2019 Just Amelia (talk) 07:04, 6 April 2020 (UTC)

Merge users on nonciclopedia.org

Hello, the following users need to be merged into old accounts:

Also, I'm still waiting for an aswer to this issue: the page Italia disappeared after moving; the history is still there but I can't delete and restore it because it's too big, and downloading/reuploading it didn't work.--Wedhro (talk) 15:41, 4 April 2020 (UTC)

Tonywhite1985 has been done. The final username is TonyWhite. Pagliacciotemp has been done, the final username is Pagliaccio. Not sure about the page yet. -- Void Whispers 16:45, 7 April 2020 (UTC)
The page Italia has been restored. -- Void Whispers 16:48, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

Wiki with one inactive bureaucrat

Drillimation (bureaucrat of Dream Logos and Fiction Wiki) is inactive since January 25, 2020. Can I become a bureaucrat of Dream Logos and Fiction Wiki then drop bureaucrat rights for Drillimation? --TanardoLoud (talk) 11:42, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

@TanardoLoud: If there is an active community (and even if there is not), there needs to be a sort of community election or poll in order to elect a new bureaucrat. -- Void Whispers 16:16, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

CVT Help Request

This vandal is causing destruction on Crummy Scratchers Wiki. WickyHoney (talk) 20:52, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

I think there may be a sockpuppeting problem now, because there are other Ips that look like the first that are vandalizing and swearing, which the first did: https://crummyscratchers.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/2607:FEA8:2DDF:EF90:250E:B688:EDDC:C0B7 WickyHoney (talk) 20:59, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

I've applied a rangeblock that should cover the abuse. Please let me know if it continues. -- Void Whispers 22:14, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

CheckUser request

A few users have suspected a recently locked vandal called "IDontShipDudes" is a sockpuppet of a user who recently got blocked on a bunch of wikis called "RoboticJeffy", can you check to see if this is indeed a sockpuppet of said user? --Seewater514 (talk) 18:14, 9 April 2020 (UTC)

IDontShipDudes is only confirmed to Knep. -- Void Whispers 23:27, 10 April 2020 (UTC)
Okay, thanks for the clarification. Since Knep resorted to sockpuppetry and vandalism, Should their account be locked? I saw that it isn't. --Seewater514 (talk) 23:53, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

I would like to adopt an un-closed wiki

I was thinking about becoming active on Lousy Fanfictions Wiki, and I was wondering if I could adopt it; I know it isn't closed, but the founder hasn't edited in about two months. I know it may take a while for this to be answered so I will edit on the wiki whenever I can. There are no other active members, though DuchessSponge5000 recently edited. It never hurts to try, and I promise to be benevolent and just. Also, if you want a reason for why I want to, well it's because I like the wiki and I wouldn't want it to be forgotten. WickyHoney (talk) 05:51, 2 April 2020 (UTC)

I have been editing on it for about a week (about an hour less than a week). I will gladly wait longer, eagerly awaiting a response. I just thought I'd mention this. Also, I don't intend to stop. Have a good night and day. WickyHoney (talk) 05:13, 6 April 2020 (UTC)

I wrote this blog about my perhaps adoption: https://lousyfanfictionswiki.miraheze.org/wiki/Blog:Should_I_Adopt_This_Wiki%3F
I got one single response, and it was for adoption. Do I need to do anything else? I suppose I should wait two more days for more answers. WickyHoney (talk) 19:08, 15 April 2020 (UTC)

Can you globally lock General 180 please?

He just sent me a xenophobic message against my country on deviantart Proof:https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/611333234311168000/696577943471652935/Screenshot_20200406-113140_Chrome.jpg -- Ramadhan1a (talk) 14:24, 6 April 2020 (UTC)

I’ll remind him about conduct off wiki but issues like this should ideally be taken up with the CoCC. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 14:26, 6 April 2020 (UTC)
That wasn’t intended to be xenophobic. How about if somebody ever sends you an objectionable message again, you just calmly try to reason with whomever sent it to you? Sorry if you interpreted it differently than what I meant, and you can message me on Discord if you have any questions. Signed - General I80
I'm pretty sure this is off-site so they can't do anything about it. Also he has done nothing on Miraheze that's lock-worthy --Hendicted (talk) 09:34, 15 April 2020 (UTC)
@Hendicted: If Ramadhan1a wanted to take action then the Code of Conduct prohibits unsolicited off-site communication and it could be interpreted as harassment but as General I80 has clarified the intention was good faith, I do not believe the CoCC would act to give more than a warning. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 09:57, 15 April 2020 (UTC)

having trouble logging in

ok so i cant log in to my account because it says that it is session hijacking, i also cant login to my alt account and it gives the same error.103.6.158.180 16:30, 12 April 2020 (UTC)

Flow link [4]` -- Sourav Talk... 09:48, 15 April 2020 (UTC)

Are these new accounts all the same user?

What appears to be a set of related userIDs were created within a minute of each other on All The Tropes, which raises a question whether they're from the same user. Another account created a few minutes later seems to be related to the batch, as well. Could somebody run a Checkuser on them, please?

The accounts are "TheAdventuresOfTheDessert3", "TheAdventuresOfCureParfait", "TheAdventuresOfCureMacaron", "TheAdventuresOfCureChocolat", and (created a few minutes later) "Friendship Is Happiness"

--Robkelk (talk) 13:06, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

Sorry, I got the timing wrong. "TheAdventuresOfTheDessert3" was the one created a few minutes later; "Friendship Is Happiness" was created an hour and a half later. --Robkelk (talk) 15:51, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

Similarly, could someone please run a Checkuser on Lilly3, Lilly5, Lilly54, Lilly66 and LillyBear -- all created within the last few days on All The Tropes? Thanks. -- Looney Toons (talk) 15:25, 7 April 2020 (UTC)
Another Lilly, "LillyRycroft", has shown up. We also have reason to think new users "Danger Force" and "KarissaGilchrist" are related, too. Can someone please check on these and the "Adventures" crowd Rob cited above? Thank you. -- Looney Toons (talk) 12:56, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

It's been three days since I made my request. How long should I expect to wait? --Robkelk (talk) 22:08, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

All of the accounts are related in some form but operate from different IPs on different ranges with no common range between them all. John (talk) 19:08, 16 April 2020 (UTC)

Close a wiki

this wiki is full of gibberish, and the main page says "2019년 11월 12일 15시 52분 리센티아 위키가 종료되었습니다." which roughly translates to "As of 15:52, 12 November 2019, [this] wiki is closed", posted by crat.

I think it is pointless to keep it open; can someone forcibly close it? — revi 16:03, 16 April 2020 (UTC)

A vandalism-only account.

SouthParkIsAGayShow is vandalizing multiple wikis. Please lock their account when one of you guys have the chance. --Seewater514 (talk) 14:46, 17 April 2020 (UTC)

Locked. John (talk) 14:50, 17 April 2020 (UTC)

Restore my BCrate

hello can you restore my BCrate I accidentally removed it ?


https://moviepedia.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:UserRights/Cocopuff2018


cocopuff2018

 Done -- Void Whispers 16:26, 17 April 2020 (UTC)

More vandalism-only accounts

Hitler336 Stalin909 is vandalizing multiple wikis, and another user called Knep was confirmed to have created at least one sockpuppet account for vandalism. Please lock their accouns ASAP. --Seewater514 (talk) 00:41, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

There's now a user called Dlkcnc vandalizing. Please lock this user. --Seewater514 (talk) 17:51, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Please Delete This Wiki

I won't be working on Anything Origami Yoda Wiki anymore, so I kindly request for its deletion. WickyHoney (talk) 23:55, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Delete cristianopedia.miraheze.org

Hello, I request the removal of my Cristianopedia wiki. I'd like to start over with my blank wiki.(ended up filing my request ) Cristianopedia (talk) 00:04, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

Even more vandals.

Dlkcnc and Southparkisforidioticpeople vandalized multiple pages on a few wikis. Please lock their accounts when one of you guys sees this. --Seewater514 (talk) 15:21, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

@Seewater514: Thanks for the report, I've locked both accounts for cross-wiki vandalism. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:57, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

User merge

The following accounts need to be merged into a single one, they all belong to the same person. So here's the ones to merge:

This is the final account where to merge all of the above:

Notice how the 3rd seems to be the same as the final on, but it uses a capital 'i' instead of an 'l'.--Wedhro (talk) 11:01, 13 April 2020 (UTC)

Anyone?--Wedhro (talk) 22:49, 15 April 2020 (UTC)

One more merge: Special:CentralAuth/Ilkanu needs to be merged into Special:CentralAuth/Ikanu.--Wedhro (talk) 10:20, 16 April 2020 (UTC)

Yet another merge: Special:CentralAuth/Giratina_temp needs to be merged into Special:CentralAuth/Giratina_^_^ and the latter should be renamed as "Giratina_^-^" --Wedhro (talk) 16:13, 16 April 2020 (UTC)

Sorry for the delay. I've done the first and third request. For the second request, the account you want to be merged does not seem to exist. John (talk) 19:02, 16 April 2020 (UTC)
@John: Oops, there was a typo, it's actually Special:CentralAuth/IIkanu--Wedhro (talk) 09:09, 18 April 2020 (UTC)
 Done John (talk) 17:52, 18 April 2020 (UTC)
@John: Thanks, but maybe there was a misunderstanding: both Special:CentralAuth/Maestro_venerabiIe and Special:CentralAuth/Maestro_venerabile still exist. They should be merged and the user should be able to login with the latter name (ending in "le", with a lowercase "l") using the password/email of the first one (ending in "Ie", with a capital "I").--Wedhro (talk) 07:55, 22 April 2020 (UTC)
Hi, that was certainly my mistake! Should all be fixed now. John (talk) 10:17, 22 April 2020 (UTC)

Checkuser Request

Can you please do a checkuser on Gucci Rsbbit and DuchessSponge5000? Some users think that the former is a sockpuppet of the latter. --Just Amelia (talk) 15:19, 24 April 2020 (UTC)

Unfortunately it does not appear to be possible, as the former account is stale (we do not store CU data for longer than three months). -- Void Whispers 16:17, 24 April 2020 (UTC)
Tried changing Gucci Rsbbit to Richard Dunson? Because the latter is his latest sock. Just Amelia (talk) 06:11, 25 April 2020 (UTC)

Wikis are not working

Here is a list of my Gyaanipedia wikis https://en.gyaanipedia.co.in/wiki/Template:AllLanguages

Please check it some of my wikis are not working. I request Miraheze to resolve this problem as soon as possible. Thank you so much. Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

@Shaunak Chakraborty: Could you be more specific about what is "not working"? Are you having trouble accessing them? Getting an error? Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:35, 26 April 2020 (UTC)
@Shaunak Chakraborty: You are getting the 404s because some of those wikis do not have custom domains currently configured. Please make requests on Phabricator for a Custom domain. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:02, 26 April 2020 (UTC)
@Reception123: I had configured custom domains on 2018 only. When I last checked these wikis probably on August or September 2019 it was working properly with custom domains. I think the problem is somewhere else because now these wikis are not accessing through their subdomains also.

Wikis :

Please check it again Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

Closure of Requests for Comment/Examknow appeal

It looks like here it takes a long while for Requests for Comment to be closed and are sometimes left for a long time. This request is very specific and I do not think it will have more votes so I think it should be closed soon by a Steward. DeeM28 (talk) 18:16, 26 April 2020 (UTC)

Vandals

This user with a disgusting username and PhantomJoker are vandalism-only accounts. Please lock their accounts when one of you guys sees this. --Seewater514 (talk) 20:58, 28 April 2020 (UTC)

 Locked both for vandalism on multiple wikis and the former for having an abusive username. Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:16, 29 April 2020 (UTC)

What the hell?

Excuse the language, but what the hell is going on? In comment sections, all users are now "anonymous user #1" and our profiles have been emptied... Someone please help --SaltylakeXD (talk) 30 April 2020 (UTC)

@SaltylakeXD: We apologize for this. An update of SocialProfile was necessary and it caused some bugs. We will fix these ASAP. Reception123 (talk) (C) 07:16, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

I can't log in

I can't log in to my wiki,This is what it looks like when you login The supplied credentials could not be authenticated.wiki link [5] -- Sourav Talk... 15:10, 29 April 2020 (UTC) @Reception123: please Answer me -- Sourav Talk... 17:45, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

You have opened a Phabricator task already, there is no need to ask in multiple places for the same request. Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:06, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

A problem with profiles

I saw that all of my user pages are now empty. Every other user page I checked also has this problem. --Seewater514 (talk) 02:17, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

You rollback that and warn that user -- Sourav Talk... 05:47, 30 April 2020 (UTC)
The blankings weren't done by a user, I believe it is a glitch that happened when Miraheze updated the comments. I checked to see if the blankings can be undone like you suggested, but they don't appear in any user page's revision history. --Seewater514 (talk) 15:58, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

Vandalizing street hooligan

Rotten Tomatoes is vandalizing a couple of wikis. Please lock their account when one of you sees this. --Seewater514 (talk) 01:43, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for your report. Locked for cross-wiki vandalism. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:59, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete wiki

I want to delete these wikis,And I want to start a new wiki at Domain.My new domain ganipediya.xyz.I have claimed some wiki for this Dwayne wiki but have not received it yet. Delete these wikis.

  1. [en.amargitanjali.com]

And acknowledge the wiki I have applied for today -- Sourav Talk... 09:46, 1 May 2020 (UTC) @Reception123: Please Help At first I thought that by deleting the wikis I would start the wiki in a new way so I applied for a new wiki.But that wiki was not given to me.But that wiki was not given to me.Now I am referring to the final decision .These wikis provide interwiki links. [bn.amargitanjali.com]=>[bn.ganipediya.xyz] [commons.amargitanjali.com]=>[commons.ganipediya.xyz] The domain wants to change for the better. And please Delete wiki [en.amargitanjali.com]

Wiki marked as inactive

Hello everyone,

My wiki is marked as inactive and I am not able to uncheck the option in the Special:ManageWiki page. Is there anyone able to do so for me? URL is zw.fontainebleau-avon.fr

Thank you very much!

You need to login in order to be able to uncheck the option. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:10, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
@Reception123:: Thank you for your answer. The checkbox "Inactive" is already unchecked, I have not done it. But still the banner is there. Kevain (talk)

Another vandal

BlackWolverine is now vandalizing multiple wikis. Please lock them as soon as one of you sees this. --Seewater514 (talk) 15:32, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

@Seewater514: Thank you for the report,  locked. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:41, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

Wiki Deletion Request

This wiki serves no purpose, and is incredibly broken. It doesn't appear to be fixable. I believe it should be deleted. WickyHoney (talk) 23:40, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete My Account

Hi this is Grust and due to a lot of drama ging around the Reception Wikis, I have decided I want to leave Miraheze so can you delete my account. Grust (talk) 23:53, 1 May 2020 (UTC)Grust

Autoatrolled commentary. @Grust: User accounts cannot be deleted. Hispano76 (talk) 01:36, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

That should be an option Grust (talk) 02:08, 2 May 2020 (UTC)Grust Can you at least lock me out of the Crappy and Awesome Games Wikis as well as Terrible TV Shows and Best TV Shows? Grust (talk) 02:09, 2 May 2020 (UTC)Grust

@Grust: Do you want me to lock your global account? Also, accounts can be deleted as part of the Data Request Process if that is necessary. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:50, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

Yeah lock me out of the global accountGrust (talk) 14:22, 2 May 2020 (UTC)Grust

permissions

I am BC of Tanukipedia. In Tanukipedia, I set the group "*" (Anonymous user) cannot edit pages ,at "Manage this wiki's permissions". But an anonymous user vandalized some pages. How can I repair Tanukipedia's permissions? --TANUKI (talk) 09:32, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

@TANUKI: Multiple sysadmins have tried to edit while logged out and we couldn't, so we can't reproduce your issue. Are you able to edit while logging out? Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:53, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
Thank you. I wasn't able to edit while logging out. --TANUKI (talk) 23:49, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

Login troubles

After the hosting change, I have not been able to log into my wiki. I always get the following error: There seems to be a problem with your login session; this action has been canceled as a precaution against session hijacking. Please resubmit the form.

The same error message appears when I try to register a new user. What can I do? If you could answer via email to (Redacted), I would that a lot, since I am posting this as anonymous user, because I can't log in. ;) Thanks a lot! Kjell 22:21, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

(non-steward comment) This is a long-standing problem that nobody seems to have been able to solve... if I recall correctly, the problem dates back to the very beginnings of Miraheze itself. Usually, if you just resubmit the form (often times you will have to reenter your password), you will then be logged in. Make sure you do not refresh/reload the page after receiving that error message - just reenter your password if necessary and attempt to login again. On a separate and unrelated note, please don't post your email address publicly on-wiki. Amanda Catherine (talk) 22:37, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

I just tried that, but it doesn't work. The same error message appears time and again and I am still not able to log in. Any help appreciated! 00:07, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

The only solution we seem to have so far is to clear all Miraheze related cookies, then visit Special:UserLogout on the wiki, and then attempt to log in. -- Void Whispers 00:48, 1 May 2020 (UTC)


Thanks. This time it worked! Wouldn't have figured it out myself. 19:33, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Aeonia Rose

Aeonia Rose has done nothing but vandalize and troll on wikis. They also spam links to porn gifs. I don't think they want to be constructive. WickyHoney (talk) 23:21, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

 Locked. -- Void Whispers 16:34, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Reference Tooltips

I am BC of Tanukipedia. In Tanukipedia, even though gadget is activated, gadget-Navigation popups isn't working. --TANUKI (talk) 23:49, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

Sorry, this problem was already been resolved by myself. --TANUKI (talk) 09:22, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Please Lock Me

I should be globally locked. I don’t do anything right. WickyHoney (talk) 09:09, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Hi, @WickyHoney: You are a great help to the project and we don’t want to loose you. If you need any help, please reach out to me so we can assist you. We welcome people wanting to help and you’ve been helpful so far. Why don’t you email me anything you’re worried about or join us on IRC or Discord and reconsider leaving? ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 14:50, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
Okay, I suppose I will not leave right now. Thanks, I will keep all this in mind; though these days chat environments make me nervous. WickyHoney (talk) 21:14, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
Don’t worry, we’re here if you need anything or we can help. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 21:15, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

dev.funshitposting.xyz

i have requested to make funshitpostingdev.miraheze.org to point to dev.funshitposting.xyz on phabricator, i got an email saying it has been done but i just get a 404, i did point the cname record to mw-lb.miraheze.org so whats happening? --Hendicted (talk) 10:58, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Hello, we have fixed the issue. Paladox (talk) 14:40, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
thanks --Hendicted (talk) 15:11, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Dormancy Exemption Request

Dear Stewards, Could you please exempt the following wiki from dormancy/deletion for an infinite period? Reason: Content on the wiki is read by a new group of people every year, but may not be edited for long periods of time. Wiki: atlantisboard.miraheze.org Thank you! -- Saatlantis (talk) 12:57, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

 Exempted. Reception123 (talk) (C) 15:49, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

Request Bluck

Amanda Catherine All my messages rollback. My mistakes are visible to everyone but its mistakes are not visible to anyone.Is it a rule to roll back when a user applies a message? -- Sourav Talk... 15:05, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

I've reverted the revert but no further action is needed. John (talk) 15:36, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

Resigning from steward position

There are many duties for me to fulfill within this project, and the work as a steward is 'just too much' to keep doing that properly and staying up-to-date. As such, I have decided I am - voluntarily - going to resign from my position as a steward. I am sure my fellow stewards will do an excellent job, even without me. Please remove my rights and groups I am associated with in this role. Thanks for the many years as a steward, and at least I'll still be around in the SRE roles. :) Southparkfan (talk) 21:08, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for your service as a Steward over the years, particularly in the beginning few! John (talk) 21:11, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Good luck with the many other tools and thanks for the years of work with this one. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 21:12, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
We will miss you for sure as a steward. Thank you for your years of service. -EK📝🌎 21:18, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for serving as a Steward for all these years! Looking forward to continue working with you on SRE related things. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:52, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

rfobasic.miraheze.org

Please exempt this wiki from the Dormancy Policy. The wiki has been listed in the Gazetteer of wikis from its inception. Although a very incomplete manual that I only add to on request, it is a useful tutorial on features of the RFO-BASIC! freeware for Android, and I'm told the OliBasic fork now includes a menu option that sends the user here for reference. Spıke (talk)23:33 4-May-2020

 Exempted. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:54, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Checkuser Request in Tanukipedia

Some accounts a vandalized Tanukipedia. There are more than 20 accounts whose initial are "!". They could be same user. Can you do checkuser? --TANUKI (talk) 06:43, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Request for wiki 'elliot' to be exempt from inactivity rules

Hi -- I maintain a personal wiki here titled 'elliot' (https://elliot.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page). I use it as sort of a personal wiki where I share my ideas with others. I don't update it super actively though, so I find myself having to re-activate it sometimes. I'm worried that the inactivity rules will allow someone to take control of this wiki if I go 60 days without an edit in the future. Is it possible to make this wiki exempt from the inactivity rules?

Thanks, Elliot

I'm not sure whether this should be granted, however just to note under the current policy wikis that are private may not be adopted by users who did not have access to it prior to the closure. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:08, 6 May 2020 (UTC)

Spammers

On Crappy Games Wiki, there's a problem with spam accounts spamming in the forums. These are the accounts spamming:

https://crappygames.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Mvp0000

https://crappygames.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Jessicatran

https://crappygames.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Thanhthuy02

If one of you can lock their accounts and any other potential sockpuppets, I would appreaciate it. --Seewater514 (talk) 04:08, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Accounts locked. As for their sockpuppets, a Steward would need to do a CheckUser. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:46, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
Also, any of the stewards lock the spam account, Elida70U153518, I might appreciate this. -Tarbiz
 Locked. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:56, 7 May 2020 (UTC)

Can you please unban me from two wikis?

TheChisatoFan and Portrock1566 banned me on Healthy Fandoms & Hatedoms Wiki, and Incredible Wikis And Users Wiki, respectively. As you can see here, their reasons to block me made no sense. I was also banned from editing my talk page, and I was never given a warning on those wikis. Can you please reverse the two blocks, and global lock TheChisatoFan and Portrock1566 instead? General I80 (talk) 17:58, 5 May 2020 (UTC) General I80

Have you tried appealing first? That would be my first action, if I truly didn't do anything wrong. WickyHoney (talk) 20:13, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
They Also banned me from editing my talk page General I80 (talk) 21:59, 5 May 2020 (UTC) General I80
You can message TheChisatoFan on Meta, at User_talk:TheChisatoFan. WickyHoney (talk) 22:20, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
( non-steward comment) Well from my understanding many of these wikis have common admins/bureaucrats and perhaps they did not appreciate the comment that you made on another wiki. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:11, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
He has also shown hostility towards our wikis on other websites like TheTopTens and DeviantArt. He once even called one of our users a "manchild" on his DeviantArt account. Therefore, we also blocked him on multiple other wikis to prevent possible conflicts. As well as his terrible behavior on the wikis themselves like the comment Reception123 has shown. And, if I'm correct, only one case like this is not enough to get globalled. Especially when the user in particular acts like this. Kesner (talk) 15:35, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
I am not asking to be unbanned on TF&HW, but only the other three. And no, if you check out the link that you provided, I didn’t even say “manchild”. General I80 (talk) 17:14, 6 May 2020 (UTC) General I80
Don't lie. I know you wrote it as a reply to one of the comments and so should you. Also unless Reception123 or other stewards require that we unblock you, then you are staying blocked. Period. Don't even bother replying to me. I am done talking to you unless a steward comes to our wikis.Kesner (talk) 17:49, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
Just for the record, I am not a Steward as pointed out by the "non-steward comment" at the beginning of my message. Reception123 (talk) (C) 06:58, 7 May 2020 (UTC)

I want change my username

I want to my username to "Komeji_Koishi" --LiaoPoi (talk) 02:50, 7 May 2020 (UTC)

I don't want to change it now, please delete this discussion… --LiaoPoi (talk) 05:29, 7 May 2020 (UTC)

User:CarriGarratt47 and User:MarvinQuarles6

Spambots, please lock. -- CptViraj (📧) 14:34, 8 May 2020 (UTC)

@CptViraj: Neither of the accounts have made any contribs? Can you explain how these accounts have engaged in spam? -EK📝🌎 14:43, 8 May 2020 (UTC)
@Examknow: Check abuse filter log. -- CptViraj (📧) 14:51, 8 May 2020 (UTC)

Can someone globally block I Dare You to Ship Dexter X Olga?

He is a sockpuppet of a user who threatened to rape many users and he is also known to say stuff like "Hitler did nothing wrong" in his other usernames. - Disintegrated.to.pieces (talk) 16:07, 8 May 2020 (UTC)

Been done since the second of this month. -- Void Whispers 16:40, 10 May 2020 (UTC)

Request to opt out of CVT

The majority of moderators on The Final Rumble Wiki have come to the conclusion that we want to opt out of the Counter-Vandalism Team's watchlist, since we believe we can both handle the amount of vandalism ourselves, and members from the CVT may erroneously target pages that are not vandalism in our wiki. Our reasoning is [here]Wikijanny (talk) 21:22, 8 May 2020 (UTC)

@Wikichad: Sorry for the delay, this has been done now. -- Void Whispers 16:37, 10 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete wikis

Hey, can anyone delete this wikis?

https://twitch1.miraheze.org/ twitch1wiki
https://twitch.miraheze.org/ twitchwiki
https://streamelements.miraheze.org streamelementswiki

Reason: no longer needed, thanks.--MrJaroslavik (talk) 14:37, 9 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 16:40, 10 May 2020 (UTC)

checkuser request in 리버티게임

Hello. I'm an administrator of 리버티게임.

We have a policy called 특집 게임(Featured Game), which is selected by votes of wiki users.

Recently, I had found a suspicious vote. Can you check whether the two votes are made by the same person?

Document link: here.

I want to know whether Cheongseong9473 and '시그넬라 블랙' is the same person. Thank you very much. Bd3076 (talk) 01:16, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

Unable to log in and change wiki "inactive" status

Hey, I came back from a rough time with uni studies and making a template for articles for this wiki and found it inaccessible and unusable. How can I fix this?

Could you please give us the URL of your wiki? Reception123 (talk) (C) 08:38, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

Globally lock these accounts please

  • Ingrid (Three Houses) should be rap3d by Frieza. Kanon Matsuabra should be rap3d by Mega Man. 
  • Mega Man must r6pe Kanon Matsubara 
  • Frieza must r6pe Ingrid (Three Houses) 
  • Ingrid (Three Houses) being rap3d Frieza

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Disintegrated.to.pieces (talkcontribs) 15:58, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 16:43, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

Ingrid (Three Houses) should be rap3d by Frieza

Sockpuppet of IHateShippers, please lock the account. --Just Amelia (talk) 12:20, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the report.  Locked. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:45, 11 May 2020 (UTC)
There is a new one, Ingrid (Three Houses) is a Iceyellow S1ut. --Just Amelia (talk) 09:26, 13 May 2020 (UTC)

Please lock Ingrid (Three Houses) is a Iceyellow S1ut

IHateShippers is at it again with making sockpuppets with inappropriate names! - Disintegrated.to.pieces (talk) 12:49, 13 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 15:43, 13 May 2020 (UTC)

Request to get perms back on oldfagdotorg wiki

I created and own the wiki oldfagdotorg, and recently intended to turn it private. I gave other people the bureacrat role, but left the admin role for myself. I didn't realize you couldnt remove other bureaucrats so I removed all their perms, and basically locked the wiki in on itself as now no one has the perms to manage it. Can someone fix this by readding perms to bureaucrat?

- https://oldfagdotorg.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page (the wiki)

- https://oldfagdotorg.miraheze.org/wiki/User:Boatfullogoats (my user) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Boatfullogoats (talkcontribs) 05:50, 12 May 2020

@Boatfullogoats: Could you like me to re-add the 'managewiki' permission to the bureaucrat group so that you can redo the permissions? Or would you like all the permissions to be reset to the default? Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:17, 12 May 2020 (UTC)


@Reception123 I would like all the perms to be reset to the default. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Boatfullogoats (talkcontribs)

@Boatfullogoats: Due to a technical issue on our side, the reset will have to wait for a while until we fix the issue with the reset script. I apologize for the inconvenience and if you need this quickly perhaps giving you the managewiki permission for now would work? Reception123 (talk) (C) 18:39, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
I've reset the permissions now. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:29, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

Dormancy exception request for SOS団Miraheze支部

I would like to request for SOS団Miraheze支部 to be exempted from Dormancy Policy. The wiki is read by fans of Haruhi Suzumiya series, and I'm a bureaucrat on the wiki. Although I can do it by myself, I think it's better to leave it to other stews as it's one of my home wikis. Thanks in advance.--開拓者 (The Pioneer) (talk/contribs | global🌎) 13:36, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done John (talk) 09:33, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

The Girlfriends Saga Wiki

The Girlfriends Saga Wiki is my own private wiki, i do not want it to be closed regardless of how long i take to edit it. So, could you please add it to the exemptions list so it won't be closed?

Thank you, Xenith Xenaku.

Reason:

I created that wiki for a series that is still in the development phase and so that i can show people that i know the work that i have done.

 Done John (talk) 09:47, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete my wikis please

Hello as the creator of my (inactive) wikis, I would like to request deletion because I feel like they aren't going anywhere anyway.

Thank you ever so kindly,

Hypercane (talk) 03:43, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done John (talk) 09:36, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

Requesting bureaucrat rights on Template Wiki

Back in Jan 2018 I asked for a Miraheze template repository. MacFan4000 set it up. Understandably I was only given administrator rights not bureaucrat. That has been manageable, whenever some bureaucrat operation has been needed I'd request MacFan4000 to implement it. Now MacFan4000 seems to be dormant and I'd like Pppery to be given administrator on the grounds that he has been doing some fine work on the wiki and it would be useful for him to have access to those extra functions, e.g. Special:ReplaceText. Better still please can we both be given bureaucrat rights as we're the only users actually looking after Template Wiki? @MacFan4000: @Pppery: --Rob Kam (talk) 09:26, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:49, 14 May 2020 (UTC)
Thank you :-) ! --Rob Kam (talk) 09:54, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

Troll

TTG FTW South Park FTL is vandalizing multiple wikis. When one of you guys have the chance, please give them the almighty locking. —Seewater514 (talk) 15:17, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

Locked by Void. Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:57, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

Problem with inactive admin user and wiki being closed.

I'm new to wiki editing so a friend created this wiki obscurantia.miraheze.org like a template with the documentation I gave him and then he gave me the administrative rights so I can edit the content and learn also from it. This wiki is about my works and projects, it's the documentation of it and I made new content recently. Now I have a message that says this wiki will be closed in 15 days and will become eligible for adoption for inactivity even if I do make changes. I would like to adopt this wiki if it's possible. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Aquilonis (talkcontribs) 22:53, 14 May 2020‎

@Aquilonis: Since there are still a few days before the wiki becomes closed and is eligible for adoption it might be easier for a Steward to grant you the rights on the wiki if you are the sole contributor (or if there's consensus). Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:36, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

Steward review needed

Steward review of wiki creator right request needed at Meta:Requests for permissions. Sario528 (talk) 13:38, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

@Sario528: Usually 7 days are left before closing requests to give everyone time to comment. Also, your request only has two votes so far so I don't see why there's a need to hurry and close it. Reception123 (talk) (C) 14:45, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Meta:Wiki creators says the request only needs to be open 3 days, so that's what I was going by. I'm ok with waiting the additional days however, if you think that's best. Sario528 (talk) 15:01, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Oh, my bad. Well in any case since there's few votes I imagine it would be preferred to wait it out a bit more. I'll go vote too :) Reception123 (talk) (C) 16:46, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Requesting review of Meta:Requests for permissions#Sario528 (Wiki creator) Sario528 (talk) 12:23, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

Yet another vandal e_e

There's a vandal named The Return of SonicClub 2 vandalizing Awful Movies Wiki. He's also impersonating a user named SonicClub. Please block his account ASAP.

Thank u, next, Eiji (talk) 19:16, 17 May 2020 (UTC)

There has only been vandalism on one wiki by the looks of it so I think for the time being the local block will be sufficient. Please let us know if you see them vandalizing on other wikis and action will be taken against them. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:34, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

Garbage Memes Wiki

Delete Garbage Memes Wiki. That wiki has poorly made pages, little quality control with no order or authority, and takes memes too seriously. - VictorTheMemer2019 (talk) 21:50, 18 May 2020 (UTC)

@VictorTheMemer2019: We take action against wikis that violate our global policies. Could you please indicate any global policies that you feel are being violated by this wiki and/or link us to some specific pages? The things that you mention above don't seem to be violating any of our policies specifically. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:30, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

User merge

Hello, it's-a me again.

Thanks!--Wedhro (talk) 18:31, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done -- Void Whispers 21:01, 20 May 2020 (UTC)

Delete reallifevillains.miraheze.org and reallifeheroes.miraheze.org

Per request TheGreatGazebo (talk) 23:31, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

 Done John (talk) 12:52, 20 May 2020 (UTC)

Global Lock request for TurkeyBoi

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

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

Wiki request #12249 for 343151.miraheze.org

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

Special:CentralAuth/পরস

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

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

Deletion request on login wiki

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

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

Some accounts that need locking

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

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

SocialProfile not working properly

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

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

Request for wiki adoption

Hey.

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

HarmonyBunny, you can do at here https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/Requests_for_adoption — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tarbiz (talkcontribs) 16:33, 8 June 2020‎

How do I embed this?

c:File:North Chicago.webm

File:North Chicago.webm

Also can one embed other videos such as vimeo?

https://vimeo.com/groups/173360/videos/13796779
(for when YouTube has only a still pic, live, or cut video)

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

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

Do not working

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

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

I want my wiki https://bwr.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page deleted.

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

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

Request for inactivity exempt

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

Could you please globally lock NTVM2005 for abusing multiple accounts?

He doxxed someone once, and he also raided Fun Shitposting Wiki multiple times, tried to DDoS the site (which, news flash, is a crime), raided Eiji's Discord and more. - Disintegrated.to.pieces (talk) 02:31, 30 May 2020 (UTC)

Request for Deletion

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

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

A vandalism-only account.

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

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

A notorious troll has returned

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

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

Delete "translator" user group

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

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

Forgotten Password

This user of my wiki has forgotten his password please do something. https://en.gyaanipedia.co.in/wiki/User:AsadAliPalijo Shaunak Chakraborty (talk)

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

Another sockpuppet to lock

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

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

Global user pages on Miraheze Login wiki

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cannot log in nor create a new account, rawdata.miraheze.org

My system:

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


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

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

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

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

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

Anyone know how I can get my old username 'bulrush' back? Or get my old wiki back at http://rawdata.miraheze.org?

Thank you.

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

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

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

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

So my login and sig works now:

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

@Bulrush: Glad you got it working. Sounds like it was a cookie conflict that wasn't letting you login. At first, I thought you'd forgotten your password for your Bulrush account. If that had been the case, then I was going to ask whether you had an e-mail address to which you still had access attached to your account as I wasn't seeing any local or global blocks for that that account. To anyone that finds this thread, that's another advantage to registering an e-mail address with your Miraheze account.
As to putting this into a frequently asked question page, that's possible. It's not a policy that usually requires a brief discussion on-wiki, so any editor(s) can create the page. I'm just not sure whether we should have a general FAQ like that in the Meta, Help, or Main namespaces. Dmehus (talk) 15:50, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@RhinosF1: You're a local Meta administrator on this wiki; I have seen log entries for hiding IP addresses when a user has confirmed to have edited while logged out, the IP address is suppressed to non-admins. Not sure if Bulrush cares, but just wondering if we should maybe do that here, as a courtesy, noting that he now has access again to his account? Dmehus (talk) 15:55, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
 IP Redacted ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (WB) 17:11, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
Thanks again for doing that. I just wanted to comment briefly here to the oversighting stewards or system administrators for my error in requesting oversight on the wiki. I appreciate RhinosF1 suppressing the revisions, at administrator visibility level, in the interim. Per the Discord discussion with RhinosF1, in future, I'll ping the @steward Discord user group. Dmehus (talk) 20:49, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

Find pages without a certain category?

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

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

@Bulrush: Have you tried Special:AllPages? You can filter by namespace, user, and other parameters. It's what I use for wiki navigation on Miraheze and Public Test Wiki, where I am most active. Dmehus (talk) 15:53, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Dmehus: On the export page do you want me to enter in the category box, "Special:AllPages" to back up all my pages? Is that what you mean? The Export pages wants me to enter in a category to export, then click the Add button which will add those pages that have that category, to the list box below the Add button. And entering a category of "Special:AllPages" did not provide any pages in the list box below the category text box when I clicked the Add button. I'm just trying to backup all my pages to a local file on my PC, that's all. Bulrush (talk) 15:59, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
(edit conflict) @Bulrush: Oh, sorry, I guess I misunderstood what you were asking. I thought you were asking about a way to find pages (that are readable at your permission level) on a wiki. Special:AllPages is what I use for that. What you're talking about is a wiki export; I know there are mirrors of Wikipedia wikis, but that's because Wikimedia makes available database dumps of their wikis on a continuous basis. So, you'd have to talk to the wiki owner about requesting a copy of their database, I would think. Dmehus (talk) 16:04, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: Since it's your own wiki, I was hoping there would be an admin tool you could use on-wiki, but it seems like the MediaWiki manual (Manual:Backing up a wiki#Backup the content of the wiki (XML dump)) shows that you have to have command-line access, though there is a third-party tool called WikiTeam, for which it links to a tutorial. You could also ask a system administrator or possibly a steward to do this for you, which, in this case, you've come to the right place. Dmehus (talk) 16:13, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: Looking at imports, it looks like you'll need a system administrator to do an XML database dump of "rawdata" wiki. If you don't receive a reply here within a couple business days, I would recommend either (a) reaching out to one of them on their user talk page on this wiki or (b) contacting them via direct message on IRC or Discord. Dmehus (talk) 16:36, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: Does Special:DataDump not serve your needs? Pppery (talk) 20:07, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Pppery: I would just like anything to backup all my wiki pages, which I can import into the wiki of something bad happens. Special:Export does do an XML dump. I just can't find a way to grab all pages without giving each one a category of "All". Bulrush (talk) 21:28, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: I'm not personally familiar with that particular extension that @Pppery: identified, but from reading the documentation page about it, it looks like it would allow you to export, in one swoop, an entire export of your wiki in an XML file (which you can use to have re-imported by a system administrator, should your wiki ever be deleted). If you can access Special:DataDump on your wiki, that means it's installed by default. Otherwise, you will need to install it (provided Miraheze lets users install extensions on their own wikis). Dmehus (talk) 21:40, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
DataDump is installed by default. See Backups#Backups of a wiki.
Miraheze lets users install extensions on their own wikis with some limitations; each extension has to be manually pre-approved before it can be enabled on any wiki, whereupon local users can enable it via "Special:ManageWiki/extensions". But that's off-topic here, since DataDump was actually written by and for Miraheze. Pppery (talk) 22:30, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
Pppery, thank you. That's helpful to know. I hadn't seen that backups information page on this wiki; I'd seen Manual:Backing up a wiki#Backup the content of the wiki (XML dump) on the MediaWiki wiki, which is helpful from an instructional standpoint when setting up one's wiki, especially in self-hosted scenarios. It sounds like, other than private user information (i.e., e-mail addresses, passwords, personal settings, etc.) and the copyright licensing under which content was submitted by users, it should indeed serve Bulrush's needs fully. It would actually be giving him a fuller backup than manually exporting the pages from each namespace, tagged with their [[Category:All]] category. Dmehus (talk) 23:10, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

Ok all, is the Special:DataDump generated file something I can import to this MediaWiki or another MediaWiki in an emergency? Special:DataDump creates a .gz compressed file and I think 7zip handles .gz files on my Windows side. My point was to make a backup that could later be imported into MediaWiki again. I really appreciate all your time and help. :) Bulrush (talk) 11:13, 7 June 2020 (UTC)

@Bulrush: Yep, you simply uncompress the file, and the XML file(s) would be in there for you to import into another MediaWiki installation, hosted by Miraheze, elsewhere, or that you would self host. I haven't tested it myself as I haven't set up a private or public wiki yet (though I have a couple ideas in my mind). As the page that Pppery linked to notes, it would just not contain the private user data (i.e., e-mail addresses, personal settings, passwords, and IP addresses) and CreativeCommons copyright licensing version attached to the contributions. The former is not essential as the revisions would still note the names of the users that contributed each revision just like when you use Special:Export and Special:Import. In terms of the latter, just make a note somewhere that the contributions to your wiki were using CC Attribution/ShareAlike 4.0, and you could re-add a notice on your recreated wiki (perhaps your "copyright" page would be a good place for that) that contributions up to date were contributed under that CC version (in the event of a change). Dmehus (talk) 13:39, 7 June 2020 (UTC)
Super! Problem solved then. Thanks, I never knew DataDump could be used for import later on. Bulrush (talk) 16:15, 7 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bulrush: No problem. Let us know how it goes if you end up importing it. Even if you end up self-hosting a wiki in the future or something, Miraheze has released the source code to the DataDump extension under a free and open source license, so it can be installed on other MediaWiki installations. Dmehus (talk) 19:59, 7 June 2020 (UTC)

Increase wiki user privileges

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

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

@Delgon: I had a look at this thread when I saw that the archiving bot had just archived the threads above it. I had a look at the wiki in question, and, indeed, I do see that Betwixt is the only bureaucrat and administrator. Since the Dormancy Policy says that wikis without edits and log actions may be adopted, and since the wiki is active, in no small part due to the efforts of you and the other users, it won't go dormant. This seems like an oversight in the Dormancy Policy that may need to be corrected. Stewards and Global Sysops can assist with managing the wiki when there's no response from the local wiki administrators, but if the wiki creator never returns, that effectively puts the wiki under a permanent conservatorship of the Stewards (kind of like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac). I'm going to {{ping}} @Void:, one of the Stewards here, and see what, if anything, we can do in this scenario and whether such a change to the Dormancy Policy will require a full community vote. If it does, I'd vote for any procedural amendments in a heartbeat. Dmehus (talk) 00:20, 9 June 2020 (UTC)
Thank you very much for the look at my problem. It is good to know that even in the worst case we are not left without any help and if something should be really done, we can ask for help here. I hope there will be some kind of solution to our problem (and maybe other wikis with a similar situation) in the future :) Delgon (talkcontribs) 13:08, 22 June 2020‎ UTC