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I need your help.

Delete Encyclopedia Conpactia/Naveria

The conpact wiki went inactive and the focus of its "successor" has been dissolved. I no longer have any interest in running it.  ConpactCasper (talk) 03:23, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

ConpactCasper Yes check.svg Done. Dmehus (talk) 23:25, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

MarioMario456 power abuse case

Possible checkuser request for possible sockpuppets:

I'm concerned that these 2 might be the same person, as Jones321 was locked as a vandalism-only account. I do know that they have a habit of blanking multiple pages on multiple wikis, and another thing that I've noticed is that both Foodisgood and Jonesgotswag were created a couple of minutes from each other before Jones321 was created. This makes me want to ask this question: If they were being constructive at first, then why resort to vandalism later on? I'm not sure if this needs an investigation, but please do look into them if necessary. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 23:40, 22 July 2021 (UTC)

And yes, the page blanking could be anyone, but then again, it depends. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 23:46, 22 July 2021 (UTC)
Well, Jonesgotswag has been Yes check.svg locked, but will still wait for Pictogram voting wait.svg a review from a Steward if possible DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 18:33, 27 July 2021 (UTC)

Global lock request 07/28

Cross-wiki abuse. SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 23:07, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Locked. Reception123 (talk) (C) 05:43, 29 July 2021 (UTC)

I want back in SephSpace

A month ago, I was banned from SephSpace because one of Inkster's sock accounts manipulated one of the admins into thinking I did some bad things that cost me my access to the wiki. However, I gave a full explanation on what I really did on the Reception Wikis, thus debunking Inkster's lies about me. Plus, that sock account of Inkster is banned now, so do you think you can convince the admins of SephSpace to let me back at that wiki? SuperStreetKombat (talk) 19:00, 15 July 2021 (UTC)

Hello, you should contact a local bureaucrats to unblock your account, but this may need steward intervention. Bukkit 19:02, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
@SuperStreetKombat: As Bukkit pointed out, the local bureaucrats handle that, not the Stewards. Stewards cannot intercede for you with the bureaucrats on that wiki. With that being said, you'll have to build up a case on your own devices to convince the bureaucrats that those were lies spread about you, Stewards can't help with that. So sorry for the inconvenience. Agent Isai Talk to me! 20:14, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
SuperStreetKombat I was also falsely banned too, mainly due to EijiZeBoi's bullshit. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:51, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
Your best bet is to get in contact with the local administrators through a Meta talk page, I think. Unless you have their Discord/alternative contacts you know are easier. If you can't find them on any, perhaps a Steward (or, and preferably, an existing member) can drop a subtle pointer to see your case on Meta. --Raidarr (talk) 21:27, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
i can help i have acces to that wiki Gilimaster69 (talk) 15:27, 16 July 2021 (UTC)
Do you know any SephSpace admin I can talk to via Meta? SuperStreetKombat (talk) 18:46, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
I know seph and DuccesTheSponge Gilimaster69 (talk) 14:51, 24 July 2021 (UTC)
ort maybe wage i will get him here @SpangusSus Gilimaster69 (talk) 01:44, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
let me try it again
@SpangusSus Gilimaster69 (talk) 01:46, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
can you give @SuperStreetKombat his rights back Gilimaster69 (talk) 01:48, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
they unblocked you and gave your rights back Gilimaster69 (talk) 18:13, 29 July 2021 (UTC)
@SuperStreetKombat: There appears to be a list of admins on the public main page of that wiki. You contact one of those users on meta to request an unblock. — Arcversin (talk) 01:51, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

Please delete my wiki

My wiki URL is: https://toyritprivate.miraheze.org/

Thanks. Toyrit (talk) 06:03, 23 July 2021 (UTC)

Toyrit Yes check.svg Done. Dmehus (talk) 02:30, 30 July 2021 (UTC)

Recent spambots detected on our Qualitipedia wikis:

Please check our recent abuse logs on our wikis. Look for the ones that have the spambot whipper abuse log as it's really been sufficient ever since I activated it. Feel free to also nuke more from here as well. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 22:59, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

@DarkMatterMan4500: Excuse me if I am confused but I have a question. Why is it necessary for these accounts to be locked? Unless I am wrong (I only looked at 3 of them) they have not been able to edit once as they have been prohibited by the Abuse Filter so why do they need to be locked? --DeeM28 (talk) 08:55, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
DeeM28 Simple: Because they have been triggering the abuse logs more than 3 times, and there's a reason why they need to be locked, and that reason is exactly why. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 09:48, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
Even if the abuse filter catches them, they are outed as accounts explicitly made for spam. They would be blocked to a) clean up logs and perhaps reduce server access by their logged-in spams, and b) ensure they cannot 'wisen up' and use a method that counters the filter. Better eliminated without quarter than allowed to be smart. --Raidarr (talk) 13:21, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
@DarkMatterMan4500: @Raidarr: In theory your arguments make sense, spambots need to be locked so they can not continue to spam. In practice however I do not think this argument works based on the evidence. I have looked at the Abuse Logs for a few of these spambots and I have not seen a single one that has attempted to spam after the initial attempt. To me it looks like the spambots try to spam once and afterwards they stop. I understand that locking may be useful as a precautionary measure but my personal opinion is that with Stewards not being very active lately it would be more useful for them to focus on other tasks (for example there are a few Dormancy Policy requests that are unhandled) rather than to focus on proactive measures for something that is very unlikely to happen based on the current abuse patters of the spambots that I have observed. --DeeM28 (talk) 10:16, 27 July 2021 (UTC)
My argument is not a matter of them spamming after the initial attempt. It is the basic principle that an account created exclusively for spam has no need to remain available. This is humoring based on a will to help you understand what is already a standard procedure executed (in good time) by global staff and has been for quite some time. Naturally it is not the highest priority, but neither is it in any way particularly difficult to do when they have a spare moment or would like distraction. It takes considerably more review and thought to consider one's Adoption request than to snipe a routine list. All said, you make a good case why we should have more Stewards or Global Sysops in general, even if I do not feel I am yet appropriate for the task personally. --Raidarr (talk) 12:38, 27 July 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 17:28, 29 July 2021 (UTC)
I understand your points but I still think that if Stewards had to lock every single spambot then they would not have time for anything else so then why lock these random ones? Anyway this matter is not worthy of an argument of any sort so if Stewards or Global Sysops think it is necessary to do this I am fine with that. --DeeM28 (talk) 17:52, 29 July 2021 (UTC)
Ideally this is where we get more Global Sysops in. It's best practice to perform the task, but obviously the current resources are a little strained. --Raidarr (talk) 20:36, 29 July 2021 (UTC)

I'd like request for a Global Block

Excuse me, I'd like request for a Global Block on Special:CentralAuth/取るに足らない, who are for vandalism, adding {{#css: *{display:none} }} and . Regards. 閲覧者 (talk) 19:25, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Already Yes check.svg locked by Reception123. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 09:36, 29 July 2021 (UTC)

Can you deal with YukariWayne?

YukariWayne has been pestering me with private messages full of false accusations of the so-called "wrongdoings" of DuchesstheSponge and MarioMario456 on Awesome Games Wiki, and the admins there (except for Allistayrian, sort of) can't do a thing to stop him, so I was wondering since not only is he blocked on AGW, BTSW, and (possibly) RWW for 6 months, but was also giving me shit with his accusations, can you do something about this, like, maybe, global him or something? SuperStreetKombat (talk) 21:58, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Private messages do not exist on MH unless you are talking about private wikis. As for messages on your user profile, you can tell him to stop and if he does not he can be subject to local moderation action. There is no cause for a global block and the crime of irritating the Qualitipedia administrators is not grounds for a global block unless it is an account with a clear intent exclusively for vandalism or the like. In short, just about nothing for the Stewards to deal with. --Raidarr (talk) 22:26, 28 July 2021 (UTC)
There is no reason for him to be globalled unless he uses sockpuppets or is a sockpuppet of someone else. I've cross-wiki blocked him indefinitely due to his hate blogs on me on BS&EW, his heavy disrespecting of the dead and heavily annoying you with my "wrongdoings". MarioMario456 12:20, 29 July 2021 (UTC)

CU

I think that User:Il nonciclopediano divertente is a sock of User:Il nonciclopediano umoristico because they have almost the same nick umoristico=divertente. They created vandalism pages. And they don't edit at the same moment.--Angelo Pisani (talk) 15:50, 26 July 2021 (UTC)

To add to what Angelo Pisani has said, this user seems to have a habit of blanking articles, not to mention their first edit was on their user page, which is kinda suspicious, similar to a locked user with a trolling message that has since been deleted by Reception123, making nonsense pages, strangely similar to not only this log right here, but also this type of nonsense. Oddly enough, these strange edits seem pretty odd to me. One thing that caught my eye was this strange blanking of the page. I think this should be investigated too. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 16:24, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
Angelo Pisani All 3 of them are now Yes check.svg locked by MrJaroslavik. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 17:54, 30 July 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser

Hello stewards,

Can someone please lock the about 20 spambots ive blocked on meta over the last day and see if you can find any underlying IPs to block?

Ty, ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 14:07, 19 July 2021 (UTC)

Yes please.
And please, post the IP ranges publicly. I am considering making my own DNSBL and include this spam network in it. this issue has been affecting so many MediaWiki operators which include Wikimedia and Wikifur lately, not just Miraheze. MarioSuperstar77 (talk) 15:36, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
I don’t think that’s really possible, as IP addresses are PII.
—[ Bukkit ][ Talk | Contributions | Barnstars
15:42, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
I don't know what "PII" mean, but the spammers use proxies like colocation and web hosting solution, so since this website already blocks the tor network and often cracks down on VPN abuse, then I don't see why that issue should be made less apparent. As a matter of fact, if you use a website called domain tools you can find their ranges and then range block them, so they cannot come back via another IP address. MarioSuperstar77 (talk) 15:49, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
Additionally, the reason why I asked for their IP addresses was to blacklist them since they are not broadband addresses, they are proxies. MarioSuperstar77 (talk) 15:53, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
MarioSuperstar77 That is still sensitive information, and that would be an invasion of their privacy, so to speak. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 17:26, 30 July 2021 (UTC)
This a proxy IP address, this is not their real address. How is that an invasion of privacy? Do you think open proxies like VPNs and the tor network are sensitive information too?
I got plenty of these spambots and absolutely all of them were coming from web hosts like ServerMania, B2NETSOLUTIONS and EONIX just to name a few examples.
Hell, some whataboutism, but what about all the IP addresses you block. You folks invade their privacy each time you let them edit here or whenever you block them for vandalism. MarioSuperstar77 (talk) 12:39, 31 July 2021 (UTC)
Just recently I got a spambot who used the VPN service IPvanish to spam on the wiki and I am not afraid to share the IP address because it is a Virtual Private Newtwork. https://whois.domaintools.com/209.107.204.182 You may want to check the IP here for more detailed information: https://ipinfo.info/html/ip_checker.php
I swear if I ever get reverted or blocked for posting the IP address belonging to an open proxy that's used exclusively used for vandalism or spam. MarioSuperstar77 (talk) 12:48, 31 July 2021 (UTC)
MarioSuperstar77, from what I can tell you, per No open proxies policy, proxy addresses are generally blocked by CVT members whenever they discover any. So, if the CheckIUser shows that the IP used by those spambots (listed by RhinosF1) are proxies, stewards can take care of it. There is no need to publically post those IP's. And yes, IP address is still the personal identifiable information, one should not be asking users or anyone about it and only stewards, in case of miraheze, should have access to knowing IP and if it appears to be a proxy, they can block it. So, users like me and you should not be landing into someone's work. Yes, in your wiki if you encounter a proxy IP, better is to post here and ask a CVT member for the Global block, other than blocking locally. ~ Mazzaz (talk) 15:35, 31 July 2021 (UTC)
Yes, Mazzaz is right. A steward will never publicly link a user with an IP address regardless of what the user does, that is private information and that would be against global policy. It being a proxy doesn't matter, the fact is a user will not be identified by their IP if they are logged in. If they choose to edit logged out that is their choice and they should be aware that their IP will be visible. And yes, we publicly ban IP addresses but that's not explicitly identifying which user edited from which IP. I don't think it's necessary to continue pursuing this discussion, the point is: Stewards do CUs and globally block IPs as necessary but they will not tell you which IP belonged to which user. Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:15, 31 July 2021 (UTC)

Lock these spambots

If you need the proof:

<MirahezeBot> torunitaranwiki * [[特別:Log/abusefilter]] hit  * AnthonySroka *  AnthonySroka が [[Keuntungan Akses Permainan Slots Online Lewat Gadget]] で「edit」操作を行い、 [[特別:不正利用フィルター/1|フィルター 1]] が作動しました。対処操作: 警告 ([[特別:不正利用記録/346|詳細]])
<MirahezeBot> torunitaranwiki * [[特別:Log/abusefilter]] hit  * AnthonySroka *  AnthonySroka が [[Keuntungan Akses Permainan Slots Online Lewat Gadget]] で「edit」操作を行い、 [[特別:不正利用フィルター/2|フィルター 2]] が作動しました。対処操作: 警告 ([[特別:不正利用記録/347|詳細]])
<MirahezeBot> torunitaranwiki * [[特別:Log/abusefilter]] hit  * StellaDowden *  StellaDowden が [[The Ease Given Through The Very Best On-line Wagering Webinternet Web Sites In Participating In Is Actually Our Principal Target]] で「edit」操作を行い、 [[特別:不正利用フィルター/1|フィルター 1]] が作動しました。対処操作: 警告 ([[特別:不正利用記録/351|詳細]])
<MirahezeBot> torunitaranwiki * [[特別:Log/abusefilter]] hit  * StellaDowden *  StellaDowden が [[The Ease Given Through The Very Best On-line Wagering Webinternet Web Sites In Participating In Is Actually Our Principal Target]] で「edit」操作を行い、 [[特別:不正利用フィルター/2|フィルター 2]] が作動しました。対処操作: 警告 ([[特別:不正利用記録/352|詳細]])
<MirahezeBot> torunitaranwiki * [[特別:Log/abusefilter]] hit  * StellaDowden *  StellaDowden が [[3 Cara Langkah Untuk Mendapati Jekpot Poker Online]] で「edit」操作を行い、 [[特別:不正利用フィルター/1|フィルター 1]] が作動しました。対処操作: 警告 ([[特別:不正利用記録/356|詳細]])
<MirahezeBot> torunitaranwiki * [[特別:Log/abusefilter]] hit  * StellaDowden *  StellaDowden が [[3 Cara Langkah Untuk Mendapati Jekpot Poker Online]] で「edit」操作を行い、 [[特別:不正利用フィルター/2|フィルター 2]] が作動しました。対処操作: 警告 ([[特別:不正利用記録/357|詳細]])
MarioMario456 23:01, 20 July 2021 (UTC)
Thanks for reporting it here. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 15:49, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Locked. I would like to note however that unless spambots are spamming logs quite a bit individually there's not a huge need to individually report them. Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:04, 31 July 2021 (UTC)

Global Ban and Checkuser request for cross-wiki abusers

Here are some names of vandal which show similar patterns. All of these accounts have appeared in libertygame and osaindex, showing dozens of documents being replaced with specific content by each account. Please ban on all three accounts globally before damaging other wikis, and checkuser considering the similar behavior patterns of each user. 재미재미 (talk) 09:17, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Wow, THAT is suspicious. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 17:09, 28 July 2021 (UTC)
The first one was already locked by Dmehus. I've locked the other 3 as VOAs. Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:00, 31 July 2021 (UTC)

Merge user on nonciclopedia.org

Maybe I'm late for request merge account as other user after Nonciclopedia move from wikia to Miraheze. 8 years ago, I was using User:Bhenry1990 at old Nonciclopedia and other Uncyclopedias hosted by Wikia. Then I quitted for several years. Now I return to Uncyclopedias. I cannot login as Bhenry1990 here, nor create account as Bhenry1990 at Miraheze. I guess my old account was created here when Nonciclopedia moved, but community says someone has used it here on Miraheze. I need Steward's help to merge my old account into my new account then rename back to Bhenry1990, if the old account is actually not in use. Thanks. Bhenry2021 (talk) 09:54, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Apologies for the delay, I'll take a look at doing this tomorrow. For clarification of process, we'll merge the old username into the new username (to preserve the login information), and then rename the new name to be the same as the old name. -- Void Whispers 00:16, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
I confirm the identity and that he/she had an account within Nonciclopedia… I also had the same problem ;)
--Executive2 (talk) 13:48, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Dormancy policy exemption

We kindly request that you exempt the following wiki from the Dormancy Policy. Thank you in advance!

Wiki: repository.archiopedia.org (or archiopedia.miraheze.org).

Reason: The wiki is an encyclopedia and a database; this means that it may not be edited for long periods of time, but it should remain active continuously in order for our readers to be always able to access it and use the materials that have already been uploaded. Publisher (Archiopedia) (talk) 12:57, 1 August 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser request for 2 accounts:

Okay, I am requesting a CheckUser on these 2 accounts for the following reasons: I've noticed they've uploaded the exact same NSFW pictures on 2 wikis, with CaillouRocks doing it on the Garbage Roblox Games Wiki, and DiaperFan doing it on the Perfection Roblox Games Wiki. I also noticed that one of the files on 2 wikis that were uploaded by 2 users are exactly the same as the one that CaillouRocks has uploaded on the Garbage Roblox Games Wiki. These logs and the amount of overwhelming evidence was enough to convince me that they are the same person, and I'd like to request a Steward to perform a CheckUser on those 2 accounts. Thanks for reading this. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 11:33, 31 July 2021 (UTC)

Dmehus or Void could maybe look as they're both active. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 18:38, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Socks locked. Dmehus (talk) 19:34, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
Thanks, also there is also another case to look into, but I'll put that on another thread. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:25, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

Spambot in Nonciclopedia

Hello could you please ban Osso.Buco? Angelo Pisani (talk) 23:27, 1 August 2021 (UTC)

Angelo Pisani I wouldn't call that a spam-bot, but rather a vandalism-only account. I'm still trying to get in touch with the Stewards like Void to investigate this. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 23:50, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
@DarkMatterMan4500: no, he's clearly a spambot. He spams his products and website...--Angelo Pisani (talk) 23:53, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
Regardless of classification, blocked and reverted. -- Void Whispers 00:12, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
Void Thanks, but however, there was more today. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 18:37, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser request for recent vandals on Nonciclopedia:

It's come to my attention that all 5 of these accounts were involved in some vandalism, and some examples like these are pretty suspicious, as these diffs are almost exactly the same edits compared to these following diffs from this guy in question. Could a Steward please have a look into this too? I know I'm sounding like a broken record at this point, but at the very least it should be looked into more. Thanks for reading. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:42, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

Encuesta anual Miraheze 2021 / Miraheze 2021 annual survey

Hola. A mediados del mes de julio respondí la encuesta anual de Miraheze. En ella respondí que me agradaría que establezcan contacto conmigo para tratar dos temas. Aún no he recibido mensajes vía correo electrónico. Consulto:

  • ¿Recibieron mis respuestas?
  • ¿Establecerán comunicación?

Desde ya, muchas gracias. Saludos cordiales. Hugo Ar (talk) 03:22, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

Translated by Google Translator

Hello. In mid-July, I responded to the annual Miraheze survey. In it I replied that I would like to be contacted to discuss two issues. I have not received any messages via email yet. I consult:

  • Have you received my answers?
  • Will they establish communication?

From already thank you very much. Kind regards. Hugo Ar (talk) 03:22, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

@Hugo Ar: ¡Hola! Yo también respondí la encuesta y ya se han comunicado conmigo. Es posible que el correo electrónico conteniendo la respuesta a tus preguntas se haya ido a la carpeta spam de tu cliente de correo electrónico, trata de revisar allí. También es posible que los que estén respondiendo a las preguntas de la encuesta estén muy ocupados. Los resultados de la encuesta ya fueron publicados aquí (en Inglés). Si no lo encuentras por ningún lado y si te sientes cómodo, puedes tratar de preguntar aquí y alguien le dará respuesta a tus preguntas/seguimiento a cualquier sugerencia. Gracias! Agent Isai Talk to me! 03:32, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
(translation) Hello! I also replied to the survey and have received a reply back. It's possible that the email containing the answer to your questions may have ended up in the spam folder of your email client, try checking there. It's also possible that the people who are replying to the surveys are currently very busy. The results to the survey were published here. If you still can't find it and if you feel comfortable, you can ask here and someone will answer your question/follow up on your suggestions. Thanks!
Muchas gracias Agent Isai por la amable respuesta y el enlace a los resultados de la encuesta.
Respondí la encuesta a través de especial:MirahezeSurvey. ¿Estaré incluido en los resultados finales de la encuesta?
Entre los comentarios que acabo de leer no aparecen los temas que he planteado. De los que leí allí, estoy de acuerdo con el lento almacenamiento en caché de las actualizaciones.
Mi propuesta es mejorar el posicionamiento SEO. Similares páginas wiki de otras granjas están mejor posicionadas que las de Miraheze en los motores de búsqueda. En mi experiencia, las páginas se indexan más rápidamente a los motores de búsqueda introduciendo las URL en Google Console, por ejemplo. Es una labor bastante tediosa porque hay que hacerlo manualmente porque las wikis no tienen sitemap para que el motor indexe las páginas desde allí.
Y esa es mi solicitud: añadir la extensión sitemap: mw:Extension:AutoSitemap en ManageWiki para tener la oportunidad de que los motores de búsqueda rastreen las páginas directamente desde cada sitemap, en vez de hacerlo manualmente página por página. ¿Se podrá hacer? Gracias. Saludos cordiales. Hugo Ar (talk) 04:13, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
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Thank you very much Agent Isai for the kind response and the link to the survey results.
I answered the survey through special:MirahezeSurvey. Will I be included in the final results of the survey?
Among the comments I have just read, the issues I have raised do not appear. From the ones I read there, I agree with the slow caching of updates.
My proposal is to improve SEO positioning. Similar wiki pages from other farms rank higher than Miraheze's in search engines. In my experience, pages are indexed faster by search engines by entering the URLs in the Google Console, for example. It is quite a tedious task because you have to do it manually because wikis do not have a sitemap for the engine to index the pages from there.
And that's my request: add the extension sitemap: mw:Extension:AutoSitemap in ManageWiki to have the opportunity for search engines to crawl pages directly from each sitemap, instead of manually page by page. Can it be done? Thanks. Kind regards. Hugo Ar (talk) 04:13, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
@Hugo Ar: Miraheze ofrece sitemaps automaticos, por ejemplo, este es el sitemap de este wiki (Miraheze Meta). El sitemap está incluido en el robots.txt de tu wiki y debería ser detectado automáticamente por Google. Si no lo es, simplemente ve a /robots.txt en tu wiki (p. ej. https://miwiki.miraheze.org/robots.txt) y encontrarás un enlace a el sitemap. Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:05, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
(translation) Miraheze offers automatic sitemaps, for example, this is this wiki (Miraheze Meta)'s sitemap. The sitemap is included in your wikis robots.txt and should be automatically detected by Google. If it isn't, simply go to /robots.txt on your wiki (e.g. https://mywiki.miraheze.org/robots.txt) and you will find a link to the sitemap.
Gracias por el enlace, Agent Isai. Me refiero a un «sitemap» con todas las páginas URL del wiki para que el motor de búsqueda rastree desde allí todas las páginas. Google console enseña cómo hacerlo, pero se requiere de una página .xml y la inserción de cada URL es manual. ¿O hay algo que no entiendo bien? Hugo Ar (talk) 07:51, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
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Thanks for the link, Agent Isai. I mean a «sitemap» with all the URL pages of the wiki so that the search engine crawls all the pages from there. The Google console teaches how to do it, but it requires an .xml page and the insertion of each URL is manual. Or is there something that I am not understanding well? Hugo Ar (talk) 07:51, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
@Hugo Ar: Si, el enlace al que me refiero a es un archivo .xml. El enlace que incluí en mi último mensaje era el enlace para el sitemap de este wiki, Miraheze Meta, en forma de pagina .xml. Si tienes problemas localizando el sitemap de tu wiki, puedes dejar el enlace a tu wiki aquí y yo te daré el enlace para el sitemap en forma .xml. Gracias. Agent Isai Talk to me! 22:25, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
(translation) Yes, the link which I am referring to is an .xml file. The link which I included in my last message was the link to the sitemap of this wiki, Miraheze Meta, in .xml format. If you have trouble finding the sitemap to your wiki, you can leave a link to your wiki here and I will link the .xml sitemap file for you. Thank you.
Hola Agent Isai, he leido en tu página de usuario que conoces muy bien el idioma español. Intentaré explayarme un poco más sobre el asunto.
Sí, pude comprobar los enlaces que me pasaste. Uno es .txt y el otro es xml. Pero lo que encuentro allí no es el sitemap con todas las páginas del wiki, sino solo la página principal.
A los pocos días de la creación del wiki que administro activé´a través de ManageWiki la extensión WikiSEO. Luego, mediante la configuración auxiliar, agregué la clave de verificación para Google y Yandex (lamentablmente aún no logro conseguir una clave para Bing). En uno o dos días la página principal del wiki ya aparecía en esos motores de búsqueda. Aguardé varios días más para ver si las restantes páginas se iban añadiendo a los buscadores, pero no ocurría. Decidí, pues, ingresarlas una a una a trevés de Google Console y de Yandex Webmaster.
En muy poco tiempo las páginas comenzaron a aparecer. Como comprobación de que la aparición en los buscadores no es automática, sino que es a través del pedido de indexado página por página, dejé muchas páginas sin añadir, a fin de ver si el motor de búsqueda las añade por sí mismo (aunque sea más tardíamente). Hasta este momento (luego de tres meses) no hay caso: solo aparecen en el motor de búsqueda aquellas páginas de las que solicité la indexación.
Aquí puedes ver:
Para no lidiar con la indexación manual de cada página del wiki solicito que se tenga en cuenta incorporar la extensión mw:Extension: AutoSitemap. «La extensión AutoSitemap crea automáticamente un archivo "sitemap.xml" en cada evento de creación / edición / eliminación de página. El archivo de mapa del sitio ayuda a los motores de búsqueda a observar las páginas de su sitio. Esta extensión se basa en la extensión ManualSitemap.»
Miraheze podría aparecer mejor posicionada en los buscadores si se implementara esta extensión, ya que ahora, si comprobamos cualquier wiki, incluso este (que es el principal) no tiene todas sus páginas indexadas. Con esto no pretendo que cada vez que se cree una página aparezca de inmediato el resultado en cada motor de búsquesa, pero sí, aunque sea, al cabo de tres, cuatro o cinco días. Si las páginas no aparecen en los buscadores, nadie las podrá encontrar. De allí mi interés por este tema. Un cordial saludo. Hugo Ar (talk) 08:16, 3 August 2021 (UTC)
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Hello Agent Isai, I have read on your user page that you know the Spanish language very well. I will try to elaborate a little more on the matter.
Yes, I was able to check the links you passed me. One is .txt and the other is xml. But what I find there is not the sitemap with all the wiki pages, but only the main page.
A few days after the creation of the wiki that I manage, I activated the WikiSEO extension through ManageWiki. Then, using the helper settings, I added the verification key for Google and Yandex (unfortunately I still can't get a key for Bing). Within a day or two, the main page of the wiki was already appearing on those search engines. I waited several more days to see if the remaining pages were added to the search engines, but it did not happen. So I decided to enter them one by one through Google Console and Yandex Webmaster.
In no time the pages began to appear. As a check that the appearance in the search engines is not automatic, but is through the page-by-page indexing order, I left many pages without adding, in order to see if the search engine adds them by itself (even if it is more belatedly). Until now (after three months) there is no case: only those pages from which I requested indexing appear in the search engine.
Here you can see:
In order not to deal with the manual indexing of each wiki page, I request that you consider incorporating the extension mw:Extension: AutoSitemap. The AutoSitemap extension automatically creates a "sitemap.xml" file on each page create / edit / delete event. The sitemap file helps search engines look at the pages of your site. This extension is based on the ManualSitemap extension.
Miraheze could appear better positioned in the search engines if this extension were implemented, since now, if we check any wiki, even this one (which is the main one) does not have all its pages indexed. With this I do not pretend that every time a page is created the result will appear immediately in each search engine, but yes, even after three, four or five days. If the pages do not appear in the search engines, nobody will be able to find them. Hence my interest in this topic. Cordial greeting. Hugo Ar (talk) 08:16, 3 August 2021 (UTC)

Spam accounts that needs locking:

If anybody's around, please lock these spambots. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 15:59, 4 August 2021 (UTC)

Locked, --MrJaroslavik (talk) 21:35, 4 August 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser required on FAMEPedia

Hello stewards a sockpuppet investigation case on FAMEPedia requires the CheckUser to check a possible sockpuppetry. More details can be seen on the investigation page. Thanks!

On behalf of FAMEPedia SPI clerks,
~ Mazzaz (talk)
17:12, 5 August 2021 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done as a CheckUser is not required here for what are obvious alternate accounts. Speaking as a local sysop, I don't feel the original block was justified, and should be reviewed and discussed locally. Speaking as a Steward, this is thus procedurally out of place, so is X mark.svg not done for the reasons articulated herein. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 19:01, 7 August 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser request on suspicious users:

To Void or anyone with the Steward rights, listen closely: I am requesting a CheckUser on both of these 2 accounts, mainly because I have noticed that Bling-Bling Boy was replacing content with nonsense like this one, and while the other one, "Mrs. Puff", blanked out this page and even going as far as to replace some sections of content with complete nonsense here. I have a feeling that these 2 accounts were created with the intention of targeting specific articles like the Johnny Test pages on both the Terrible Shows & Episodes Wiki and the Best Shows & Episodes Wiki, and 2 SpongeBob movies on the Greatest Movies Wiki, with similar edit summaries, and the way they make their marks. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:15, 5 August 2021 (UTC)

Can you usurp my old and new account?

I had to make an new account because my password was not working, can you please combine my old account s contributions on all the wikis I visited please, this is really important Gilimaster69 2.0 (talk) 20:22, 5 August 2021 (UTC)

He confirmed on his Discord that Gilimaster69 and this account ARE the same master. MarioMario456 22:23, 5 August 2021 (UTC)
Ok but but what about all of my contributions. Gilimaster69 2.0 (talk) 23:06, 5 August 2021 (UTC)
also can you do the same thing you did to gust Gilimaster69 2.0 (talk) 01:50, 6 August 2021 (UTC)

Oh wait never mind about me from getting my password i just got my account back but keep gilimaster699 2.0 for emails (talk)

What is an "interwiki prefix"?

Hello. I want to import pages from this wiki to this wiki. my problem about importing is that if I submit an XML file without entering an interwiki prefix, I get a message saying:

"Import failed: * Loss of session data. You might have been logged out. Please verify that you're still logged in and try again. If it still does not work, try logging out and logging back in, and check that your browser allows cookies from this site. * No interwiki prefix was supplied"

Please help me. SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 15:09, 6 August 2021 (UTC)

You want wikia:reverse-terrible-tv-shows putting in that box :) ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 15:10, 6 August 2021 (UTC)
RhinosF1 Sorry to barge in here, but it just so happens that I have downloaded the necessary files to import to that wiki, so maybe I could help him. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 15:12, 6 August 2021 (UTC)
SPEEDYBEAVER I've managed to do this trick: "wikia:reverse-terrible-tv-shows", and it had no issues there. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 15:20, 6 August 2021 (UTC)
Even then, I see another message saying "Import failed: Expected <mediawiki> tag, got". SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 15:13, 6 August 2021 (UTC)
That means the file is broken. Maybe DMM can try? ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 15:14, 6 August 2021 (UTC)

Deletion request

I'm a bureaucrat on Terrible Shows & Episodes Wiki. I would want Celebdumb to be deleted, it failed and must die, it turned into a celebrity-shaming page. The problem is that it requires bigdelete. Can someone do it? MarioMario456 02:10, 7 August 2021 (UTC)

MarioMario456 Ordinarily, I'd probably prefer to double-check with DuchessTheSponge, but seeing as they are currently blocked on Meta Wiki together with the fact that you're both bureaucrats and administrators on that wiki whose visions, generally speaking, seem to be frequently in sync with each other as well as the fact that their most recent edit summary (i.e., "this page is useless for now") seemed to confirm that they either (a) agreed with deletion or (b) did not object to it. Accordingly, this has been Yes check.svg done. Dmehus (talk) 20:21, 8 August 2021 (UTC)

Reopen Ficreation

Hi, I'm a user among others on Ficreation who was not warned that it would be hastily closed with none of the pages loading, this was done by the user MBL because of some petty infighting among the admins, could you please have MBL undo what he has done, or do so yourselves, thank you. Freighttrain (talk) 05:31, 7 August 2021 (UTC)

@Freighttrain: Hello, this does appear to be a local dispute; Stewards generally let these be resolved by the community. If I recall well, Ficreation had various bureaucrats, any of them can reopen the wiki at Special:ManageWiki/core. However, should bureaucrats not respond to community calls to reopen the wiki and if it is community consensus that the wiki be reopened, you all can hold an election where users of the wiki can vote and decide if the wiki should be reopened. If you gain a majority, Stewards will reopen ther wiki. Thank you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:38, 7 August 2021 (UTC)

Suspected sock that needs checking:

I'm going to list a bunch of things that might be an indication that DearMaster6 might be behind this:

In conclusion, I can safely conclude that DearMaster6 is abusing multiple accounts, and has been suspected of using 2 other accounts prior to locking, like Teen Titans Go! Rocks and The something guy mainly due to both those accounts, and DearMaster6 using the "It's a rip-off of X" claim onto pages. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 16:16, 8 August 2021 (UTC)

I agree there are some similarities, but why was Mr. Namless Thing blocked other than for suspicion of abusing multiple accounts? Given how long ago DearMaster6 was blocked, if you don't have a legitimate reason for locally blocking Mr. Namless Thing, I'd rather prefer to see you unblock them, welcome them to your wikis, and do point them towards each local wiki's rules as well as our global policies. Dmehus (talk) 00:41, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
Good question: DearMaster6 was originally blocked for inserting gibberish into pages. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 00:43, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

please unblock me in many wikis.

internetvillainswiki.miraheze.org loathsomecharacters.miraheze.org awesomegames.miraheze.org greatestmovies.miraheze.org awfulmovies.miraheze.org besttvshows.miraheze.org

I am very regretted my past action in 2020. because i want to change it to the better. i want to move on from now and forget my past wrongdoings. can you blocked me from these wikis i listed above? i want to be a block free user because i am matured enough. please tell me that i am an innocent person right now. QwertyMan'65 (talk) 17:09, 8 August 2021 (UTC)

@QwertyMan'65: Stewards cannot assist in this unfortunately. Please contact the administrators of that wiki to appeal your bans. Thank you for your understanding. Agent Isai Talk to me! 17:19, 8 August 2021 (UTC)
I might be able to unblock him on most of the wikis he is mentioning since I happen to be an admin on those wikis except for the Internet Villains Wiki. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:46, 8 August 2021 (UTC)
Hello, look at my link below where block evidence remains:
https://loathsomecharacters.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Log/block?page=User:QwertyMan%2765
https://awesomegames.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Log/block?page=User:QwertyMan%2765
https://greatestmovies.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Log/block?page=User:QwertyMan%2765
https://awfulmovies.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Log/block?page=User:QwertyMan%2765
https://besttvshows.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Log/block?page=User:QwertyMan%2765
https://greatcharacters.miraheze.org/wiki/Special:Log/block?page=User:QwertyMan%2765
I am very regretted my past action and very sorry for you.
I need to be a better person and I have to move on to be a brighter future.
please lift my block appeal now because I am improved my behavior outside and inside the internet. QwertyMan'65 (talk) 09:12, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
When you can unblock me on all above the wiki? because I want to move on. I want to change into a good user. I must to forgot my atrocious pasts to get a good character. you can see my proof on the link to click above. QwertyMan'65 (talk) 14:24, 20 August 2021 (UTC)

What's happening? Why can't I edit in this wiki?

What's going on? Why can't I read or edit any of these pages? Is there something I did wrong? I don't understand this. I was just visiting this wiki, checking out some pages that I could read, and edit my own pages. But's what's happening in here. Is there a stop to this? Let me know, I want to be on this wiki again. The Posthumous (talk) 01:42, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

@The Posthumous: What errors are you getting? Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:44, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
Are you talking about the Incredible Characters Wiki & the Loathsome Characters Wiki? If so, we closed them due to changes in the Qualitipedia re-branding process. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 02:10, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
Thank you for asking agent isai, I Was just visiting loathsomecharacters.miraheze.org to read some pages. And edit a few mistakes. But I suddenly I could this page says permission error, I didn't know what was going on? Isaiah, there a way to fix this permission error thing? The Posthumous (talk) 04:29, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
@The Posthumous: As DarkMatterMan4500 has pointed out, this was done because of Quailipedia rebranding. I believe it'll reopen based on those comments. Agent Isai Talk to me! 04:31, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
It's not re-opening, that was part of the decision to close them. TigerBlazer (talk) 17:44, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

What happened to the Greatest and Loathsome Characters Wikis?

What happened to the Greatest and Loathsome Characters Wikis? I was going to go on it, but then it was closed and is private. What happened? That is the things. MarioBobFan (talk) 03:01, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

MarioBobFan, I assume that above section answers your questions. ~ Mazzaz (talk) 05:33, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
OK. MarioBobFan (talk) 03:28, 7 September 2021 (UTC)

Please reopen Loathsome Characters Wiki and Great Characters Wiki!

 Manningkj089 (talk) 13:08, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

Please read this blog post for more info. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:10, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
For this section and any other user that comes in here, the Stewards have no role in this. It was a locally made decision by some of the top local admins. You should contact them first. The shot was evidently fired (per DMM's above link) by DuchessTheSponge. --Raidarr (talk) 14:02, 9 August 2021 (UTC)
Actually, I think stewards do. Users would like to fork the wiki to keep it running. On this subject the content policy says:
"[You may not create] a direct fork of another Miraheze wiki where little to no attempts have been made to mediate situations on the existing wiki or existing community. If mediation has been attempted and failed, contact a steward who will be able to support the community through any follow up processes deemed necessary including but not limited to acceptance of a fork wiki as an exemption to this clause."
I think that it is fairly clear that there is a disagreement over the wiki - the admins want to close it but several users would like it to stay up. I don't know whether stewards think that adequate mediation has happened or not but (unless the admins chose to put the wikis up for adoption) they should step in either to say what mediation should look like or to support the community with forking the wiki. ~ El Komodos Drago (talk to me) 14:08, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
We actually did allow some community consensus, as people shared their thoughts on that action on the blog before locking the wikis was done. TigerBlazer (talk) 18:34, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
"Some" does not suffice. The decision was made on the same day, not to mention it was a discussion before the discussion was pushed through with an action announced afterwards. Then, you had/have evidence of several users with investment who clearly had no idea what was going on. Concensus is achieved after appropriate time for all regulars to appear, and on the wiki that is in question - not made on its behalf on a different wiki, even if it is the largest of its group. Due to this questionable state of consensus, the amount of still-interested people and the quoted clause provided by El Komodos Drago, it is reasonable for users to request a new version or even a transfer of power to admins who still care about the premise, even as other admins and users don't. To hand off content when it doesn't suit personal fancy instead of purging it, as is too common on that neck of the woods I'm afraid. So for the Steward audience there is a case for the exception to be made, and for that matter, there is no case for you or anyone else to discourage the creation of an alternative for those who care (although reopening the existing one would be more tricky and is up to them). --Raidarr (talk) 22:28, 15 August 2021 (UTC)

What happened to Incredible Characters Wiki?

I just want to know. Also, I am not a sock puppet of anyone. EmmaDaBest (talk) 17:33, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

@EmmaDaBest: Please read this and the threads above this one. Thank you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 17:36, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

Close my account

I would like my account to be locked because I'm no longer using it MicroGarfield (talk) 05:48, 11 August 2021 (UTC)

@MicroGarfield: globally or just on a specific wiki? Angelo Pisani (talk) 08:41, 11 August 2021 (UTC)
MicroGarfield Accounts don't necessarily get deleted around here unless stated otherwise under any normal circumstances. Hope that helps. :) DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 14:57, 15 August 2021 (UTC)
Globally MicroGarfield (talk) 12:56, 29 August 2021 (UTC)
MicroGarfield, do you want your account to be globally locked, renamed to a random hash (but recoverable later), or renamed and anonymized to a random hash (not recoverable later)? All are possible. If either of the first two, I can handle this in my steward capacity. If the latter one, I can handle this in another capacity. Dmehus (talk) 01:00, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Globally MicroGarfield (talk) 12:56, 29 August 2021 (UTC)
Thank you, MicroGarfield; however, both alternatives result in global locks. Do you wish to be able to recover your account at a later time, or no? Dmehus (talk) 23:35, 29 August 2021 (UTC)
No I do not my account to be recovered MicroGarfield (talk) 18:44, 30 August 2021 (UTC)

Demote Game2Winter on polandballwiki

Hello, though I am in no way affiliated with this community, I am here on behalf of the bureaucrats of polandballwiki as they have asked for my help. It has been decided by community consensus and bureaucrat consensus that Game2Winter must be demoted for attempted take over of the wiki. The bureaucrats and community now ask that this user be demoted by Stewards of their bureaucratic rights. Below will be the bureaucrats affirming this decision. Agent Isai Talk to me! 23:50, 11 August 2021 (UTC)

Hello, I'm a Bureaucrat on the Polandball Wiki and this is my affirmation. MxMelody (talk) 23:58, 11 August 2021 (UTC)
Hi, I'm a bureaucrat on the Polandball Wiki and this is my affirmation. Collisions (talk) 23:56, 11 August 2021 (UTC)
Hi there, I'm one of the bureaucrats on the Polandball Wiki and this is my affirmation. ChocoMingo (talk) 00:02, 12 August 2021 (UTC)
IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ THIS: I was not trying to take over the wiki, I was simply trying to maintain my bureaucrat powers. A side note here, I was the one who founded the wiki (you can see proof, my account is the oldest in the Polandball Wiki). I gave all of them the bureaucrat role because A) they had been in the community for a long time and B) they were trustworthy, and now they are trying to stage a mutiny against me. Which side are you on? Game2Winter (talk) 23:59, 11 August 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Locally handled. User demoted locally, seems to have accepted it. Agent Isai Talk to me! 14:01, 12 August 2021 (UTC)

Why is Loathsome and Great Characters closed?

 CartoonCartoons64 (talk) 18:49, 12 August 2021 (UTC)

Please refer to the existing question on the board, answered here (a few sections up). Raidarr (talk) 20:20, 12 August 2021 (UTC)

If you are going to do this, then...

Can you at least tell me how I'm supposed to download XML dumps? Because if I go to download them, all I get is a document tree. Plus, I need them for my future projects. SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 21:27, 12 August 2021 (UTC)

@SPEEDYBEAVER: Are you trying to make an export on Miraheze? If so, go to Special:DataDump on your wiki and request an export dump be made. Agent Isai Talk to me! 21:54, 12 August 2021 (UTC)
But I'm talking about resurrecting deleted wikis from the dead (such as Heroes Wiki of Miraheze). SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 21:58, 12 August 2021 (UTC)
@SPEEDYBEAVER: To request an XML dump of a wiki that was closed, you will need to open a Phabricator task, asking that the wiki be reopened. Agent Isai Talk to me! 22:02, 12 August 2021 (UTC)
But I'm talking about wikis that are permanently deleted, meaning that I will need direct links to download their backups. SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 22:05, 12 August 2021 (UTC)
@SPEEDYBEAVER: Again, you can ask for a sysadmin on Phabricator to provide you the XML dump. Agent Isai Talk to me! 04:38, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
But again, there are wikis that were permanently deleted, meaning there's no way to generate backups. In addition to that, some of them went as far as violating Content Policy and sometimes Code of Conduct. These include,
Atrocious YouTubers Wiki
Atrocious Deviants Wiki
Horrible Vyonders Wiki
Unfavorable Wikis & Users Wiki
Incredible Wikis & Users Wiki
Toxic Fandoms & Hatedoms Wiki
The Starin SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 05:20, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
We won't be providing dumps of these. You can try archive.org for the standard public wiki ones. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 07:07, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
But I still want said wikis' dumps because they may be useful in the future. SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 07:48, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Available backups will be on https://archive.org/details/@reception123 if any exist. The wikis were dropped so we can't take new XMLs now. Reception123 is out of office (not that we have physical offices) so won't be able to see if they are on server. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 08:26, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
But, like what I said, I can't download XML files so, I need help. SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 09:13, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
If you cannot download from archive.org, then you are completely out of luck. It's rather strange that you decide to make a 'if you are going to do this' title and content when the decision has been done for more than enough time for the right people to exercise due diligence. Unfortunately quick searches don't give me database names to resemble what you're looking for. But that doesn't mean they aren't buried somewhere. --Raidarr (talk) 11:23, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Well, here are the database names for each of them, respectively,
atrociousyoutuberswiki
atrociousdeviantswiki
horriblevyonderswikiwiki
unfavorablefandomwikiswiki
incrediblewikisanduserswiki
toxicfandomsandhatedomswiki
thestarinwiki SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 12:22, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── SPEEDYBEAVER The wikis you have mentioned have been wiped from the database months ago, so the dumps might not be there for whatever reason. In addition, it is worth noting that the Atrocious YouTubers Wiki, Horrible Vyonders Wiki, and Toxic Fandoms & Hatedoms Wiki were recently wiped from the database. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:25, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

But, can you at least help me how I'm supposed to download dumps? SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 14:27, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
If you didn't understand what I'm saying, just go to here, and click ones that end with ".xml". And see what I'm talking about. SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 19:51, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
@SPEEDYBEAVER: I have verified all the wikis you are looking for are inside that tar file (excluding unfavorablefandomwikiswiki and thestarinwiki). To get the XML dumps, download "wikibackups27102019.tar.gz," open it with a dedicated program (like 7-zip, WinRAR, just to name a few) and then inside you will find the .xml's for the wikis you are looking for. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:11, 14 August 2021 (UTC)

Renaming my account only on a select few wikis.

I'm planning on renaming my account sometime in the future, but I'm wondering if it is possible to do so on the wikis of my choosing instead of every wiki, as there's a lot of wikis I don't want to be attached to anymore. DeciduousWater534 (talk) 03:12, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

@DeciduousWater534: Because of the way our login system, CentralAuth, is designed, it's not possible to unattach and rename your account on certain wikis. If you want your account renamed, you have to have it renamed globally. Sorry for the inconvenience. Agent Isai Talk to me! 03:22, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Huh, okay. I guess I'll just make a new account then and use that new account (provided I won't get in trouble for having multiple accounts). Thanks for letting me know. --DeciduousWater534 (talk) 03:28, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
DeciduousWater534 That's totally fine. What you might want to do is create a global user page on Loginwiki, for your new account, stating that it is the alternate account of DeciduousWater534 and you will make every effort to not edit on wikis where locally blocked on your main account, but if you do, to just drop you a note. That shows good intentions and faith on your part. Dmehus (talk) 00:56, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

Please

please reopen the wiki Qqqqqqqq (talk) 05:16, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

@Qqqqqqqq: What is your wiki? Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:25, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Agent Isai I think he's referring to both the Incredible Characters Wiki and the Loathsome Characters Wiki. And I can't stress out how many times I've been seeing requests like these pop up here for a number of days. Making demands or unnecessary requests to have them re-opened while there was a community consensus on a blog post from Crappy Games Wiki have all voted to have both of the wikis closed down were unanimous. I'm going to have to ask that everybody should stop with the requests to having both of them re-opened. And to be honest, characters don't exactly have reception, unlike toys, or other types of media. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:21, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Yeah dude, they are never coming back. TigerBlazer (talk) 17:45, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
To the contrary, I think it is probably inevitable that they do come back. The question is whether the admins do the sensible thing and put the wiki up for adoption or whether we wait for it to be closed, grab the backup from Archive.Org, and file a create a wiki request with the backup. ~ El Komodos Drago (talk to me) 01:08, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

Question

Alright, so I've mostly finished setting up my new account (which I'm using right now), and I no longer have any use for the old account. Is it okay if my old account gets globally locked? I have no intention of going back. --Blazikeye535 (talk) 05:24, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

@Blazikeye535: Are you asking to have your old account globally locked? If so, please provide your old username and a Steward will advise you of the options available to you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 07:14, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Yes, my old account is DeciduousWater534. I will confirm this request on that account as well. —Blazikeye535 (talk) 14:24, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
This is my old account which I will no longer use, and I am again confirming that I want this account (which is DeciduousWater534, and not Blazikeye535) globally locked. —DeciduousWater534 (talk) 14:29, 13 August 2021 (UTC)
Blazikeye535 Face-smile.svg Thank you for confirming from both of your accounts. Yes check.svg Done. Please make sure you do not edit on the sephspacewiki where your original account was locally blocked. I would recommend not visiting that wiki as well. The wiki is, or was last I checked, private, so you'd not be able to view it anyway. Dmehus (talk) 01:15, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
My block on that wiki was the main reason why I created my new account, that block on CentralAuth stuck out like a sore thumb, which constantly irked me. I know that sounds like a crazy excuse for creating a new account, but I tried multiple times in the past to either get unblocked from the wiki or have my account detached from that wiki and a ton of other wikis, but to no avail, so I went with my last resort option (which was making a new account). I use the CentralAuth very commonly to look at contributions and blocks, and to prevent the usual trolls/vandals from vandalizing wikis they have yet to vandalize, and the quick way I pull it up is through a highlighted link to my global account info. That's why the block constantly got to me, I was constantly reminded of my past mistakes seeing it every single time, as well as worrying about getting blocked on a few other wikis associated with that wiki. Anyways, thanks for locking the account, I'll make sure to stick to my wikis and wikis that are harmless while avoiding wikis containing the users that I have bad blood with. --Blazikeye535 (talk) 03:54, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

Dormancy policy on Lostech wiki

Hello, I am the founder and nearly only contributor of Lostech wiki (lostech.miraheze.org), a resource on the BattleTech franchise, with over 2900 articles.

I would like to ask for an exception to inactivity and auto-closing due to the following reasons.

  • I don't have time to make frequent edits.
  • As the game updates very slowly there may be long periods without new rules (indeed, the base rules have barely changed in nearly 40 years).
  • The resource is still useful even if it isn't updated constantly.
  • It is the only BattleTech wiki with mixed fanmade and official content.
  • Several articles and sections have unique info not found anywhere else.

Thanks in advance. --NimoStar (talk) 12:45, 14 August 2021 (UTC)

@NimoStar: Sorry for the delay, your wiki has now been exempted from the Dormancy Policy. -- Void Whispers 19:53, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Thank you, I appreciate it :) --NimoStar (talk) 07:32, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Please close my wiki

Please delete objectshowsfanonpediawiki as I have no interest in it anymore and I already closed it and made it private. I will now focus on another wiki. "zany" (My talk) 15:52, 14 August 2021 (UTC)

Zany Yes check.svg Done. Dmehus (talk) 01:07, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

--RLm36 (talk) 20:05, 16 August 2021 (UTC)Please delete https://ukrainianlatin.miraheze.org/wiki/, it's crushed wiki.

CheckUser request for Key-Power

Request CU for the above 2 accounts. This is because the behavior at the time of posting is very similar and these accounts may be bypassing the block. SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 20:25, 14 August 2021 (UTC)

Could you explain what made you draw the conclusion that these 2 accounts are possibly related to each other? Draw out the diffs, if possible. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 20:40, 14 August 2021 (UTC)
S/he often writes "おk" in the summary (Posted by Key-Power on Usopedia, Posted by ロープTA on Uncyclopedia). This is a slang that stands for "OK" in Japan, and I don't see any users other than s/he writing in the summary. There are other small similarities such as style and puns, but it is very difficult for me to translate them into English and explain them.--SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 21:01, 14 August 2021 (UTC)
I don't see the similarity you mention in that diff. Can you link to some other diffs, please? Based upon that, an investigation into possible user accounts policy contravention may be warranted. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 01:08, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Regarding the puns I mentioned above, puns with similar trends have been posted on usopedia and shiromachiya (comments on shiromachiya have been deleted). Even if you try to translate these from Japanese to English, it is very difficult to translate because the sentences are meaningless, but words A and a with similar sounds are lined up, followed by words B and b with similar sounds. The style of arranging them is very similar. I don't know if these comments will be accepted as evidence, but it's certainly a special tendency not seen by other users.--SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 02:34, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Is this not enough reason for the request?--SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 01:47, 20 August 2021 (UTC)
@Key-Power: Sorry for the delay, our Stewards have been busy. They will get to it briefly. Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:49, 20 August 2021 (UTC)

It's been half a month since the request. Please do it as soon as possible.--SchwarzTalk / ウソペディア 05:37, 29 August 2021 (UTC)

Can I be renamed?

I want to be renamed as Shugo8 because I no longer like my username, How I can be renamed? TheAnimeLover (talk) 04:20, 15 August 2021 (UTC)

@TheAnimeLover: You can file a request here. Agent Isai Talk to me! 04:25, 15 August 2021 (UTC)

reopen Famepedia wiki

please reopen ficreation i would like to edit and possibly adopt the wiki?


https://ficreation.miraheze.org/wiki/Ficreation


Cocopuff2018 (talk) 19:58, 15 August 2021 (UTC)

@Cocopuff2018: Unfortunately, the wiki was made private on purpose which makes it ineligible for adoption. Sorry for the inconvenience. Agent Isai Talk to me! 20:04, 15 August 2021 (UTC)
You will have to appeal to whoever was the local bureaucrat/made the call. Given the on-wiki announcement your chances are slim I'm afraid. --Raidarr (talk) 22:24, 15 August 2021 (UTC)
Cocopuff2018 Do you mean Famepedia Wiki or Ficreation Wiki? Dmehus (talk) 00:51, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
fincreation Cocopuff2018 (talk) 15:43, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

Dormancy policy exemption

We kindly request that you exempt the following wiki from the Dormancy Policy. Thank you in advance!

Note: Our initial request (written on 1st August 2021) was ignored and it is now archived. Is there anything else that we should do in order for our request to be processed?

Wiki: repository.archiopedia.org (or archiopedia.miraheze.org).

Reason: The wiki is an encyclopedia and a database; this means that it may not be edited for long periods of time, but it should remain active continuously in order for our readers to be always able to access it and use the materials that have already been uploaded. Publisher (Archiopedia) (talk) 12:26, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

@Publisher (Archiopedia): Apologies for not seeing your previous request, your wiki has now been exempted from the dormancy policy. -- Void Whispers 19:49, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
@Void Thank you! Publisher (Archiopedia) (talk) 20:56, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Why was Loathsome Characters Wiki closed?

I really need to know. It was one of my favorite wikis. EmmaDaBest (talk) 17:54, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

Hi, I'm the leader of Qualitipedia, if you wanna know why the character wikis shutted down you can view this blog for why they shutted down, thanks. DuchessTheSponge (talk) 18:02, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

Falsely Accused of Pedophilia

I recently made a blog about hentai on Crappy Games and though I deleted it because it was causing some drama, a comment I made was taken out of proportion and now I'm being accused of being a pedophile. All I said was that in some hentai lolis are actually adults, and named two hentai that proved my point. Because of this, I've been blocked on all the Reception Wikis and my repuation is now shot to hell. I am not a pedophile I was merely trying to explain something and now it's being blown way out of proportion. I'd like to be unblocked and explain my side of the story. Grust (talk) 21:47, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

@DuchessTheSponge: Please read the above and respond accordingly. Thank you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 22:04, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Agent Isai Sadly, DuchessTheSponge won't respond to this thread at all. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 22:14, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
@DarkMatterMan4500: Are they still banned from posting on the SN? Agent Isai Talk to me! 22:41, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Nope, their blocks were modified by Dmehus around 20 hours ago. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 00:02, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
I wasn't trying to be a pedophile. I was even invited to share my side of the story on Discord before I was banned. For hating cancel culture you sure are trying to avoid hearing my side of the story. Grust (talk) 22:20, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Okay an update, I just heard that what I said is still technically illegal in the U.K. but safe in the U.S. where I reside. If that is indeed the case, I won't pursue ending my block any further and will leave the matter closed. Grust (talk) 22:45, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Illegal is contingent on the content in question being a deliberate drawing of children in an obscene context, while you made a statement discussing them in context of the 'adult age despite being called loli' if I remember the screencap correctly. That is not so decisive under UK law as far as I know, though it's up to someone more versed to say. Either way I personally found the affair disproportionately handled and the accusation still inaccurate. --Raidarr (talk) 00:21, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
@Raidarr: In the end, it doesn't matter now, that disproportion has already destroyed my reputation and now more think I'm a creep even though all I did was say something stupid. I hear some on Discord are defending me but I got blocked before I could say anything. Even if I'm found innocent and my reputation is somehow restored to life, this incident will ensure that even if I'm unblocked, I won't be returning to the Reception Wikis. Grust (talk) 00:50, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
It’s ok bud. I will avenge you and hopefully operate the wikis. Hope you do good. jrStudios (talk) 01:08, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Grust I have deleted the topic, for mainly not having enough evidence to back up their claims on that. Anyone who is caught restoring the topic will receive a warning from me. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 01:10, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Please consider a policy of archiving with an open warning and otherwise curating reasonable outlets to discuss, rather than the continued trend of deleting evidence for those trying to piece things together themselves. --Raidarr (talk) 01:37, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
At this point a defense of you is on principle. Against weakly substantiated accusations of pedophilia, against the tendency to bizarre rash decisions from a small handful of local admins, and against the misinformation culture that would needlessly do the reputation damage. Void indicates it is the determination of the community. At this point I must claim there is no universal determination. It's whoever makes the most compelling sounding statement, with big decision being taken on them as soon as 5 minutes in between. The most bizarre consequence of this so far has been the purging of any mention of you from various pages by users who take the claim of pedophilia for granted and react morally while all evidence of the topic has been purged and must be drawn like teeth from select admins. The claim meanwhile is seen on several entries from CentralAuth, thanks to the disproportionate scale of a QP moderation block. That is not acceptable. Nothing that was mentioned in the blog justifies this level of response, even if I would declare the entire post was in completely bad taste given the audience and dare I say, the sensitivity that has been proven here about its contents. --Raidarr (talk) 01:29, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
To be clear, what I am asking here is for feedback from the community regarding whether or not they find the behavior to be acceptable. I also find the blog and comment to be distasteful, but not personally warranting any real moderation action (particularly where the author requested deletion). This is a screenshot of the comment in question. I believe the accusations and blocks to be overreactions, and will be modifying the block summaries as a common courtesy (cc @DarkMatterMan4500 and DuchessTheSponge:). -- Void Whispers 01:48, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Void I'm actually reversing Grust's blocks as we speak. It was DEFINITELY not warranted at all, and I wasn't quite comfortable with the blocks handed to him. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 01:50, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
I found the multiple actual log deletions to be additionally strange. Other than that I think it's fair to say that the behavior was not good (on the discord there was a fair amount of backlash, and some users including myself took issue with the type of content being put into a blog on the wiki) but the response to that would be along the lines of deleting the content and blocking the topic, and not an absolute purge. As it stands the opinion in general is mixed leaning to 'that's disproportionate', based on observation of Discord and local commentary. It's worth noting that some of the backlash is linked to wider drama that is quite a lot of mess to sift through. One underlying issue is the frequent decision making that not only fails to consult the community beyond very short lived blog posts and a couple supports, but fails to even give fellow admins time to react before acting (ie, DarkMatterMan had no way of catching up to the events that happened in a matter of hours between post deletion, restoration, and the escalation to claims of pedophilia). It's a wider issue than what you ask, but the background confusion plays into the difficulty of a clear and impartial statement here. --Raidarr (talk) 01:54, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. UK Law does prohibit cartoon pornography depicting minors, even should the character depicted as underage be stated to be above the age of consent (eg looks 10 but is 100 is not a valid defense). Regardless, the legality of such images is outside of the purview of us here, as no matching images were distributed through Miraheze. It is not—to the best of my understanding—illegal to discuss such contents. Though it is a risky topic, as we may be required to remove and/or report to the authorities any material that encourages or distributes such images (including via links). I may be incorrect on that last point though. Ultimately, it is the determination of the community what behavior they find acceptable or not. I do invite users comment on this regard, however I strongly recommend not to label individuals as a "pedophile" out of interest of not provoking libel/defamation. -- Void Whispers 01:09, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Void Exactly my way of thinking. And to think I was labeled as a pedophile multiple times, especially with no evidence by the accusers, and this is the very same ordeal that had the trolls locked for such libelous accusations here. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 01:12, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
@Void: After learning that law, I made some major changes to the Animated Muscle Men Wiki. I removed characters that were in Loli hentai and made a rule saying that muscle men in loli or shota hentai weren't allowed, I got rid of muscular kids and I changed the minimum age for hunks from 14 to 17. Grust (talk) 01:33, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
@DarkMatterMan4500: If I have to still be banned from the Reception Wikis, can you change my blocks to something a little more respectable. Say I made a horrible mistake and I'm willing to face the consequences. Grust (talk) 01:33, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

I read the comments Grust wrote and I don't see how it made him a pedophile. Some of you guys don't know what a pedophile is. A pedophile is a person who made sexual pleasure towards children and I don't see Grust say anything inappropriate towards children. All he said was "Some hentai girls are actually adults".

Joekido (talk) 01:24, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Thank you :) Grust (talk) 01:34, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
To make another point Void, I probably would've warned him instead, rather than indefinitely block him over something rather stupid or could've just made a partial block for at least 60 hours (2 and a half days to be accurate), as that's all there is. If he was REALLY a pedophile, then they should, at the very least, provide context of him having FANTASIES of actual children, provide screenshots to back up their claims (and make sure they are accurate and just not plain libel or defamation). This was quite the interesting topic I've seen all day, and I'm sure all of you just can't stress how over-reactive this was, to the point of Grust being cancelled. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 02:01, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
I agree. The Dunkman (talk) 08:51, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
@DarkMatterMan4500: Thanks for unblocking me but I will be making one final blog on Crappy Games and afterwards, you must be the one who reblocks me DarkMatterMan4500. You'll see why Grust (talk) 02:16, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Grust I don't want to waste my time re-blocking you though. I just unblocked you, and re-blocking you would be an utter waste. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 02:20, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
You might as well, my final blog is about me quitting for good. I at least want you to block me with dignity. Grust (talk) 02:32, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Yeah, but I'm pretty tired after seeing how today's unforeseeable events unfolded, and I wasn't impressed with today's performance either. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 02:36, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Very well get some rest. Grust (talk) 02:38, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Grust And I have honored your request. I have left your talk page open in case you want to return and request an unblock on said talk page. :) DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 11:52, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── The matter is mostly cleaned up. The one who made the block has resigned. The block reason has been revoked and changed to a self-requested block applied with no hard feelings. --Raidarr (talk) 12:07, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Can someone please unlock the Incredible and Loathsome Characters Wikis?

Can someone please unlock the Incredible and Loathsome Characters Wikis? 2601:2C5:4280:6B90:EC99:BF40:C547:FC36 22:12, 16 August 2021 (UTC)

I'm afraid not. I've heard people make these requests multiple times, and it's quite tiring to even bear witness to. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 22:17, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
Maybe given the clear volume of community interest (I count 8 people asking about it on meta, 4 directly asking for it to be reopened) you'll put it up for adoption. I do not want to offend or upset the Qualipedia admins (and I can completely understand if they dislike this wiki and wish it disassociated from Qualipedia) but I can not comprehend what made them think that deliberately preventing the wikis from being adopted was a good idea and view their actions in this regard as unreasonable and obstinate. ~ El Komodos Drago (talk to me) 12:59, 17 August 2021 (UTC)
Given the trajectory (regular new sections all on the same topic) I recommend to traffic an open discussion (ie here and perhaps for meta admins or a steward to close/combine new queries and point them that way. --Raidarr (talk) 15:15, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Lock old accounts and rename

Please can someone delete and lock my old accounts:

Also, please rename them since accounts can't be deleted.

I can't login to them and am restarting with new account. --Westfield-861 (talk) 14:26, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Westfield-861, can you link to a diff on Miraheze where you've confirmed, from those accounts, that this account is your legitimate alternate account? If not, you will need to login to both to provide a confirmation edit that this request was made from the same person. Thank you for your understanding. Dmehus (talk) 23:43, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
Diff confirmed [here for KingstonHolm861] which I can log in to; the other account I can't log in to. --Westfield-861 (talk) 20:22, 23 August 2021 (UTC)
Westfield-861 Thanks. This isn't the first time you've made a similar request. What is your reason for continuing to request your prior accounts be renamed with varying degrees of anonymization, only to recreate accounts immediately thereafter, sometimes with the same username? Dmehus (talk) 23:27, 5 September 2021 (UTC)

Im hacked

I found out I was hacked Guefiko (talk) 03:59, 18 August 2021 (UTC)

@Guefiko: How so? If you believe you were compromised, change your password immediately in Special:ChangeCredentials. Consider using a hard to crack password, a password manager and not reusing passwords between sites. Thank you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 04:02, 18 August 2021 (UTC)
Account has been locked as compromised. SRE will work with appropiate people to follow account recovery procedure and determine if it was in fact compromised. See 2 edits on a Reception wiki if you are interested. RhinosF1 (Miraheze) (talk) 13:48, 18 August 2021 (UTC)

Abuse Filter Throttle

Hi,

As an emergency measure, to support counter vandalism operations, SRE raised the AbuseFilter threshold significantly as a global abuse filter was throttled.

This was only an emergency measure and we will be returning this to its default state within the next few days as it poses a risk to the site in the event of actual issues with a filter syntax.

This means that unless abuse filters are changed to be split up or moved to the spam blacklist, when they are edited, they will be disabled if they hit more than 5% of edits within 24 hours of being edited.

We will confirm later which filters hit more than 5% of actions.

If a filter does get throttled, we can override it on the server side but would rather not outside of a geniune emergency.

Thanks,

RhinosF1 (Miraheze) (talk) 21:20, 18 August 2021 (UTC)
18 & 19 are both above the threshold. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 18:36, 21 August 2021 (UTC)

I would like MarioMario456 to be globaled

He is a part of the forbidden wiki called Encyclopedia Dramatica in which he used that wiki to doxx people's personal info on the wiki in which is not allowed on Miraheze. He should be globaled for harassment, doxxing, and stuff. Fainted (talk) 13:15, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

"Forbidden wiki" is invalid in this context, given ED has nothing to do with Miraheze. Behavior on Miraheze is what matters. If you're going to gravedig about a user on another platform, the least you can do is provide a case with evidence and links. Interestingly you have just been banned by DarkMatterMan4500 over on Qualitipedia for sockpuppetry and making claims that are apparently very similar to previously banned users/accounts there. So you might want to strengthen your case if you're writing in good faith, since this is not enough to global anyone. --Raidarr (talk) 13:38, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
encyclopediadramatica.online/wiki/Special:Contributions/MarioMario456 Fainted (talk) 13:46, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
wrong link, its here: encyclopediadramatica.online/Special:Contributions/MarioMario456 Fainted (talk) 13:48, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Could someone please cast the boomerang on the OP, for not only failure to provide evidence of a link, but also for disruptively following me around all because I had a reason to suspect that Fainted here is a sockpuppet of a previously locked user, WG8686? DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:41, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
X mark.svg No, give them chance to respond ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 13:45, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Actually, scratch that. I'd like to see where this thread will go towards. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:47, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Until you realize MarioMario456 asked for someone's IP back then and someone reported it, now he is on here encyclopediadramatica.online/Special:Contributions/MarioMario456 doxxing people being racist Fainted (talk) 13:50, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
We can only deal with things on Miraheze ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 13:55, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Hi,
If someone is sharing private information of users without permission, please email ts[at]miraheze.org. If you join us in #miraheze on IRC, we can quickly remove it while you wait for Trust & Safety to respond or poke them. You will need to provide evidence of your claims though. You can contact Stewards via email if you do not wish to share it publicly. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 13:49, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
It's here meta.miraheze.org/wiki/Stewards%27_noticeboard/Archive_21#I_was_harassed_by_MarioMario456_and_he_asked_for_my_IP Fainted (talk) 13:52, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Has anything changed since then? ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 13:55, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Nothing really, because he has been doxxing people on the Encyclopedia Dramatica wiki. And he has been harassing people in block logs on the receptions wikis, Awesome Games, Crappy Games, Rotten Websites, Terrible TV Shows, Best TV Shows, Awful Movies, and the Greatest Movies Wikis Fainted (talk) 13:59, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
I'm going to assume you were the one who made that thread so you can have a block for sockpuppetry. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 14:01, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Dude. You're obviously WG8686. It's painfully obvious. The ED page was a joke, like the rest of ED. I think the problem is that people are taking it and related wikis too seriously, it's like they're just looking to get offended. ChessPiece21 (talk) 19:44, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
ChessPiece21 He's already been globally locked anyway. There's no need for anymore replies. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 19:56, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser question about authority

Hello there! I want to have checkuser authority for wikim. How can I get? I will be glad if you answer my question. Ekrexso (talk) 16:22, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

Hi, You will need to ask a Steward to perform the check for you. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 17:25, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
As RhinosF1 pointed out, checkusers are only preformed by Stewards. The right is not generally granted to anyone except in truly exceptional circumstances (but even so, I don't think anyone has ever gotten CheckUser before though I may be wrong). Agent Isai Talk to me! 18:15, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
Hello! User:Agent Isai , User:RhinosF1 I will use the CheckUser authority to investigate puppetry. That's why I chose to ask here. Ekrexso (talk) 18:21, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
@Ekrexso: Because CheckUser allows you to access personal information (like IP addresses), it is reserved for highly trusted individuals such as the Stewards. If you believe that a user is using sockpuppets on your wiki, you can always request a CheckUser for them on here, attach relevant evidence/things you think suggest someone is a sockpuppet, and a Steward will check it out and report back to you. Thanks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 18:25, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
@Agent Isai: ip addresses of the auditor authority, etc. I know you show I know this is a special privilege. I'll post the evidence shortly. Ekrexso (talk) 18:29, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

CheckUser request

There are 2 Users on my wiki that I consider as puppets.

Evidence;

  1. I think the User is most likely connected to GÖLGE-X-X-7, I have my doubts about that.
  2. The user gives me doubt and the necessary research should be done.

Ekrexso (talk) 18:39, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

A Steward can use the tool to carry out the investigation. You will not be able to make CheckUsers yourself. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 18:48, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
I think there isn't enough evidence to run a check on them. Please clarify why do you think they are a same person and share your doubts with stewards. ~ Mazzaz (talk) 06:45, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

Reopen Incredible Characters WIki

Can we please reopen Incredible Characters Wiki? I never got a chance to edit it. MetalKnight96 (talk) 21:19, 19 August 2021 (UTC)

MetaKnight96 I'm afraid not. It was closed mainly due to the characters not exactly having a reception. So the toy reception wikis will be taking its place. Plus, I've seen requests like these multiple times, and demanding it to be re-opened will not get it re-opened, I'm afraid. DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 21:33, 19 August 2021 (UTC)
That makes it 5 users requesting reopening. How many users would it take for it to be reopened? Everyone on Miraheze? The administrators who have decided for the community what the community wants are acting in blatant violation of what Miraheze was set up to provide. ~ El Komodos Drago (talk to me) 13:58, 23 August 2021 (UTC)
There's no precedent in that regard. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 14:06, 23 August 2021 (UTC)

Slander on a Wiki clone

A user by the name of Attackofthecatpeople69 has created a clone of the UnAnything Wiki. (Their clone: unanything.miraheze.org ; the original unanything.fandom.com ) The home page of their fork initially contained slander against me specifically, as well as misleading claims about staff on Fandom. Though this section appears to have been partially removed (I had no involvement in it’s removal, whether it be directly or not) sections are still present. I know that the slander was directed at me because the exact same hate-rant was posted on their Deviantart page, in which my Fandom username is referenced. (https://www.deviantart.com/attackofthecatpeople/journal/WellFiredToast-follow-up-889007106)

I will prove that some of the slanderous claims from the original hate-rant on the home page are indeed false: the reason that their Fandom account was globally blocked was not only due to an abuse of user rights, using Javascript to do mass page vandalism, but also due to account sockpuppetry. (using the account KMFStudios to avoid a global block on the account KATMAKROFAN) They discovered that I had reported their account after viewing public discussions. Another claim is that I have “manipulated a Miraheze steward” which cannot be possible when I have not even contacted a Miraheze steward on this topic before. I do not know specifically how to disprove the other claims, but at least I have been able to successfully disprove these two.

Finally, I am hosting a vote on the original UnAnything to decide whether or not the fork/clone should be requested for removal, asI have been told that is the system for fork closure. (A link to this poll is here https://unanything.fandom.com/f/p/4400000000000044527/r/4400000000000149567 )

Thankyou for your time. GNE0001 (talk) 06:45, 20 August 2021 (UTC)

Standard procedure is that a 'clone' with proper attribution and does not violate our Content policy cannot be removed if the original source is another platform (like Fandom). However, the more slanderous claims are likely in violation of the linked policy and would likely result in them being contacted to remove it, at worst removal (though if they are compliant as far as taking out the nasty stuff, they may not be closed).
Personally though, the wiki doesn't seem to be operating in good faith. Though they've gone on a deletion spree, the content they deleted (with some rather suspicious edit summary removals) looks rather mean spirited. So I'd give this a chance to play out, and my personal apologies for what seems to be someone's immature and frankly rather salty use of our platform. I'm just speaking as a regular, not any official role (including Steward). --Raidarr (talk) 12:06, 20 August 2021 (UTC)
"Finally, I am hosting a vote on the original UnAnything to decide whether or not the fork/clone should be requested for removal, asI have been told that is the system for fork closure." I am unsure where this information has come from, but it is not correct. Forks are defined in the Content Policy as being "a direct fork of another Miraheze wiki where little to no attempts have been made to mediate situations on the existing wiki or existing community." Based on the link, you are claiming it is a fork of a Fandom wiki - which is allowed on our platform and does not breach the Content Policy simply for being a 'fork'. As such, any vote on an external platform to close a wiki on Miraheze for being a 'fork' would not be respected by Stewards as it is not a community vote on Miraheze that Stewards can assess and be held accountable for enacting. John (talk) 14:24, 20 August 2021 (UTC)
I'm not sure that anything needs to be said further here. I will just note that you're referencing a Fandom wiki. When you create a Fandom wiki, you and your contributors license your content under the CreativeCommons license whereby, typically, your content may be reused, in whole or in part, with attribution to the source wiki. Improper attribution is a valid copyright complaint, but that's not what you're claiming. In any case, where infringement of CreativeCommons copyright licensing was reported to Stewards, we would work with the wiki to provide an appropriate level of attribution, not close a wiki on the first report where no attempt to remediate the problem was given. Based on your report, this seems like a two-party dispute. I would suggest the two of you resolve this through other means. Dmehus (talk) 23:39, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

Cancel my rename request

I honestly want to think before renaming my account, so could you cancel it? SPEEDYBEAVER (talk) 03:56, 21 August 2021 (UTC)

X mark.svg Request withdrawn per your request. To be honest, you're well known and established by this username here on Meta Wiki, so I'd recommend sticking with this account. You can also create additional accounts, with a recommendation to create them on Meta Wiki while logged in and to list them on a global user page or Meta user page for transparency reasons. This will help to ensure you abide by user accounts policy and not use your alternate accounts where your main account is blocked locally or otherwise restricted. Dmehus (talk) 22:57, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

Just global me.

I am done with this site. I have ABSOLUTELY NO pleasure being on here anymore. SporeShroom2007 (talk) 02:16, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

@SporeShroom2007: Hello, I take it that you are requesting a global lock, correct? If so, Miraheze offers 2 types of global locks: a lock where your account is locked, renamed and hidden but is recoverable by the Stewards if in the future you'd like to restore the account or a lock where your account is renamed, hidden, and cannot be recovered ever again. Please let us know what you'd like. Thank you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:21, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
the latter please. SporeShroom2007 (talk) 02:42, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
Just to reaffirm, I would like a lock where it is locked, hidden, and can not be recovered. SporeShroom2007 (talk) 19:44, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
@SporeShroom2007: Understood. The latter is handled by Trust and Safety, therefore, please standby until a member of Trust and Safety responds to the request and processes it. Thank you. Agent Isai Talk to me! 19:46, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Request completed. Thank you. Doug (talk) 23:09, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

User:Krazog82

Hi, Krazog82 is my username I forgot my password though, I would please like a new one, also I had a wiki created at easypedia.miraheze.com I can't access my accounts for here and easypedia. Sorry for the trouble. Sincerely Krazog82 (talk) 23:05, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

What happened? My IP got removed? Krazog82 (talk) 23:15, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
Krazog82, please visit Special:UserLogin and use the forgot password? link to have a new password e-mailed to your registered, confirmed e-mail address on file. If you do not have a registered, confirmed e-mail address on file, then you are, unfortunately, out of luck, unless you can remember your password. Noting similar behaviour to this thread, may I also ask if you have created other accounts, notably either Hrvcfr and Sperosdurell? Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 23:27, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

Edit conflict? Saved password for mh but not easypedia Krazog82 (talk) 23:23, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

We use CentralAuth, so it doesn't matter which wiki you request a lost password. Dmehus (talk) 23:28, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
Not gonna lie Doug to you but 😒 I'm not a vandal.. I'm challenged that's all. Yes, my alteregos shouldn't exist. But easypedia is going great so far. Doug, bear with me please? Blocking me would hurt. Thank you for listening. Sperosdurell (talk) 23:47, 22 August 2021 (UTC)
Sperosdurell Thanks, I appreciate your candor. Your creating malformed, out of scope RfCs when you've been previously advised by other administrators doesn't help much. Given this, I would personally recommend you pick one account to use on Meta. You could then self-request your other accounts be blocked on Meta Wiki to guide you to use that one, chosen account. Thanks. Dmehus (talk) 00:02, 23 August 2021 (UTC)
Sperosdurell. Sperosdurell (talk) 00:11, 23 August 2021 (UTC)

Close?

Please close account. Thank you. Krazog82 (talk) 00:28, 23 August 2021 (UTC)

Krazog82 This is very bizarre. This is at the same time you are requesting with your alternate account to have rights granted to your alternate account. I'm inclined to mark this as not done until you grant your alternate account rights locally. Dmehus (talk) 00:34, 23 August 2021 (UTC)

What happened to Wage Sus?

A couple days ago, I just noticed that the wiki was closed for some reason? Why? Did it violate the Code of Conduct? I don't recall it being as drama-fueled as SephSpace was, so what happened? SuperStreetKombat (talk) 01:06, 23 August 2021 (UTC)

This wiki, while indeed a bit...colourful, was not closed by Stewards. Any closure decision would have been done locally. Hope that helps. Dmehus (talk) 01:14, 23 August 2021 (UTC)
Hey! I’m a former Wage’s Sus admin and friend of Wage and can explain this. The admins decided, including me, to move the wiki to another website and decided on FriendPlanet. Wage closed the wiki recently. Message Wage or try to contact him somewhere else if you want the link to the FriendPlanet site, or message me on MH or Discord (ChessPiece21#6711). Hope to see you there if you’re interested. ChessPiece21 (talk) 04:21, 24 August 2021 (UTC)

Help about filter

My Wiki(https://jpbank.miraheze.org/wiki/) can not use special:AbuseFilter

I am BC Key-Power (talk) 00:57, 24 August 2021 (UTC)

You removed a bunch of abusefilter-* privileges from * but haven't added them back anywhere. ~ RhinosF1 - (chat)· acc· c - (     online) 06:57, 24 August 2021 (UTC)

Can you enable Extensions - templatedata on my wiki page?

Hi, i don't know if i did this right or not.

Can you enable Extensions - templatedata on my wiki page?

here is the link: https://2y2c.miraheze.org/
 0Channy (talk) 18:20, 24 August 2021 (UTC)

@0Channy: You can do this yourself actually, go to Special:ManageWiki/extensions and look for TemplateData, it should be there. Agent Isai Talk to me! 18:38, 24 August 2021 (UTC)
oh thank you very much sir 0Channy (talk) 19:57, 26 August 2021 (UTC)