Steward requests/Archive 34

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Question

hi excuse me but in my wikitrash I can not see anything and I am told that in order to see my wikis or even the contributions I have to be part of my group. can anyone help me out of this situation ?? when I go to wikitrash the only thing I see is "NOT SUFFICIENT PERMITS" A1cb3 (talk) 22:15, 31 October 2022 (UTC)

Hi! So, a quick look at CentralAuth reveals that the issue is exactly that, you don't have the necessary user rights to access the wiki because it is a private wiki. The people that can help you are the Stewards, this is the Meta admin noticeboard, they can't help you. I'll move your thread over to the Stewards noticeboard.
I also noticed that you're not the original founder of that wiki, checked using the farmer log. If local admins decided to remove you, it is very unlikely Stewards will intervene. OrangeStar (talk) 22:23, 31 October 2022 (UTC)
Thread moved from the meta administration noticeboard @A1cb3:. OrangeStar (talk) 22:24, 31 October 2022 (UTC)

Dormancy Policy exemption for decyclopediawiki

After an anonymous user made a report about Decyclopedia on this noticeboard in October, I announced that Decyclopedia was moving to an independent domain. That issue has since been resolved, but I still went ahead with the move, completing it by importing the images to the new domain last night. I would like a Dormancy Policy exemption for the Decyclopedia on Miraheze, since that wiki has now been archived and is no longer meant to be edited. Tali64³ (talk) 21:05, 1 November 2022 (UTC)

If the wiki moved, why does it need an exemption? Wouldn't a deletion be better? Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:38, 2 November 2022 (UTC)
If the wiki were to be deleted, visitors would be confused on why the wiki suddenly disappeared. Google's search results still show the Miraheze version, so it would be necessary to keep it up until the new domain appears in search results and all the relevant links are updated. Tali64³ (talk) 14:24, 2 November 2022 (UTC)

Exemption Request

Can you please add an exemption to our The Lion King wiki? It's private and meant to be viewed by us and our other irl friends only. Admittedly we don't have much on it yet, but we will be adding more content to it soon.

https://thelionking.miraheze.org/wiki/ Keznen (talk) 17:17, 3 November 2022 (UTC)

 Not done I myself revoked your Dormancy Policy exemption as you had not used the wiki in years per Special:Log. Before today, you had 1 page with 2 sentences on the wiki. As such, I will not be inclined to grant it until much later once you have a good number of substantive pages. 1 page after 4 years of a wiki being open does not justify an exemption. Agent Isai Talk to me! 15:18, 4 November 2022 (UTC)
If we add more full pages next week, would we still have to wait until "much later"?
Also, what would "a good number of substantive pages" be? We can go ahead and copy off one of the public TLK wikis and edit out the stuff that doesn't adhere to our canon if need be.
But we can't add something like 50 pages with full paragraphs when our TLK universe doesn't have that amount of content yet. It simply isn't possible. Most characters are minor and wouldn't have that much to be said about them.
Please clarify so we can decide whether to keep our The Lion King wiki here or try to find somewhere else to host it (ShoutWiki if that gets fixed, not sure where we'll move it otherwise since Wikia/FANDUMB is unusable). Keznen (talk) 22:07, 6 November 2022 (UTC)
Yes, you would have to wait. You've held an empty wiki for 4 entire years without any need to have activity on it, a privilege none of our 5,000 other wikis and 10,000 wikis ever created on Miraheze had, have, or will ever have, and would've probably not returned to it any time soon had your exemption not been revoked and an email sent to you about your wiki being closed. Please read Dormancy Policy#Exemptions from the Dormancy Policy for information on how we determine requests. We will be inclined to grant a request once your wiki has a good number of pages and once time has passed. Your pages don't have to be huge paragraphs but the wiki has to be of substantive value and not just the one singular stub page your wiki had for over 4 years. For example, if your wiki discusses more topics in depth and more aspects of your universe then that'd count as substantive and I'd be inclined to regrant the exemption. Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:46, 7 November 2022 (UTC)
Well we will not wait another 4 years or even 1 year. We couldn't if we wanted to. We don't have that time even with schoolwork and writer's block aside.
If we have to wait a long time even after adding more content, we might as well not add anything at all. Why go through the effort for basically nothing? If the wiki is still in danger of being nuked we might as well not risk losing anything substantial. Especially infoboxes, which we don't have for our TLK Wiki yet and don't have any backups of. Maybe we'll add a little occasionally but we won't go adding tons of stuff if there's a looming threat of it being deleted.
Also, again, we mostly just have character pages in mind right now. We have a couple things of our own lore written down, but most stuff about the first movie (the only fully canon movie in our TLK universe; the sequel movie and show aren't for the most part) would have to pulled from elsewhere. We can only post what we have already and what we can find elsewhere that's usable. (Writer's block is a pain.)
We'll touch up the pages with some much-needed pictures and some basic info, and then just keep bumping it every few days until ShoutWiki finally fixes their broken creation wizard so we can move it there and delete the one here. Keznen (talk) 02:59, 7 November 2022 (UTC)
I'm very glad to hear that 4 more years or even 1 more will not pass. As a reminder, you can backup your own wiki at Special:DataDump and Miraheze wikis are only deleted after 6-12 months of inactivity. If you add character pages then that'd be wonderful and would certainly help build your case towards an exemption. Hope to see your exemption application in a few weeks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 03:59, 7 November 2022 (UTC)
Oh, phew! We'll continue adding more character pages, then. The templates should be working now so hopefully we'll have at least half of the character pages up in the following weeks.
Sorry for jumping the gun on you like that. It's been stressful for us all lately. Keznen (talk) 04:50, 7 November 2022 (UTC)

Adding steward on my wiki for my account

I want to add steward on my account for my wiki easwiki.miraheze.org Please and thank you. Lolkikmoddi (talk) 14:50, 4 November 2022 (UTC)

Please read User_groups#Local_Stewards_group. This group is only self-granted to Stewards on extremely rare occasions and you are not a Steward. Agent Isai Talk to me! 15:13, 4 November 2022 (UTC)
ohhh ok sorry Lolkikmoddi (talk) 16:05, 4 November 2022 (UTC)

Please revoke dormancy exemption for modular.miraheze.org

modular.miraheze.org is not in use, it can be deleted. Rob Kam (talk) 18:50, 10 November 2022 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 19:30, 10 November 2022 (UTC)

i'd like to be globally locked

my time in miraheze has finally come to an end. with qualitipedia gone and nothing else to do here, i want my account to be globally locked for good, with no chance of appealing the lock

RokettoPanchi (talk) 09:28, 12 November 2022 (UTC)

 Done. Please note that should you decide to come back you should email stewards[at]miraheze[dot]org and not create a new account. Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:05, 12 November 2022 (UTC)

Dormancy policy exception for hepro.miraheze.org

Please make a dormancy policy exception for the hepro.miraheze.org Wiki. This Wiki contains mostly unchanging information that does not need frequent updates. Thanks in advance!

Vesala (talk) 12:49, 14 November 2022 (UTC) Vesala (talk) 12:49, 14 November 2022 (UTC)

 Non-Steward Comment Hi there, would you be able to provide a bit more explanation as to why you feel a Dormancy Policy exemption is necessary? I get that you feel the wiki has mostly unchanging information, but perhaps an example would be good? Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontribsglobalrights) 03:07, 24 November 2022 (UTC)

Could you remove the link posted on MarioMario456's userpage?

https://login.miraheze.org/wiki/User:MarioMario456

It contains a link to a website that contains harassment pages filled with doxxed info and some of them harass the deceased, the contents on the site contain CP, Child Abuse, and other illegal content. I believe this needs to be done, for the safety of the users. Nidoking (talk) 14:27, 15 November 2022 (UTC)

 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:37, 19 November 2022 (UTC)

Login Wiki

Okay, technically this doesn't need steward attention, but more like Login Wiki admin attention. The issue is that I want my userpage to be deleted. Thank you. CRAB-2 (talk) 17:25, 26 November 2022 (UTC)

@CRAB-2: Done. -- Void Whispers 21:09, 27 November 2022 (UTC)

I forget my password!!!

I'm Korbsov, but I forget my password so that I create this account AtheistWH. I didn't enter my email when I used the account Korbsov so that now I have trouble...... AtheistWH (talk) 13:13, 27 November 2022 (UTC)

See reset lost credentials. As you don't have an email associated, SRE is unable to verify if you really are Korbsov, so we can't reset that account. Sorry. OrangeStar (talk) 13:40, 27 November 2022 (UTC)

Allistayrian

Status:  In progress

Hello, I would like to request a reversible vanish from Miraheze. I created an account just to contribute to Qualitipedia, which eventually has shut down and I have no intention of ever coming back to Miraheze. I recently visited Miraheze once in August-September 2022 and earlier on March of the same year. There's really little chance I'll ever come back here again. Allistayrian (talk) 22:14, 3 December 2022 (UTC)

Permissions

Removal

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Hispano76@metawiki

Hello, I request the removal of my Wiki Creator permission. I reserve my right not to clarify the reasons for the termination. --Hispano76 (talk) 02:07, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

 Done, thank you for your service! Agent Isai Talk to me! 15:30, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

Wiki (un)deletion

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Enable Cargo

Hi, I would like to request the Cargo extension for my wiki. The pages depends mostly on structured data for various information on works we want to document, such as author, genre, format, related titles, etc., and there will be a lot of entries. (Our excel sheet has already exceeded 500 rows, and we've barely scratched the surface.) In the future. Cargo will help with storing the data in a better, more accessible format. Thanks in advance. Rocielshinonome (talk) 06:22, 3 December 2022 (UTC)

Averagesocdemenjoyer15@metawiki

This has been  done by Agent Isai. --DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:45, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
@Agent Isai: Looks like we may have yet another evasion/re-request, please see the fourth user I just added. --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 00:39, 9 December 2022 (UTC)

Melba_Fiona

Status:  Done
Users is now  locked --The user who loves human heads on alien/animal bodies in cartoons for no reason (talk to me uwu!) 15:43, 5 December 2022 (UTC)

Multilock

Status:  Not done

Lock all:

Sockpuppet used for lock evasion. --富士見野男 (talk) 08:51, 3 December 2022 (UTC)
I've merged all your reports on a single thread for easier management. Can you elaborate on how these are sockpuppets used for lock evasion? OrangeStar (talk) 18:19, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
irrelevant page Move repeat in chakuriki.miraheze.org --富士見野男 (talk) 11:01, 6 December 2022 (UTC)
Ok, marking as not done. OrangeStar (talk) 11:13, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

Four Leaf Fics

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): Was reopened for editing purposes about 1 month ago but not edited afterwards. Soft-deleted. Special:ManageWiki accessible but doesn't show closed or inactive. If this was soft-deleted, I want it to be undeleted so that I can continue to maintain it. Startle Stars (talk) 03:34, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
The wiki in question was deleted by a Steward for violations of the Content Policy, specifically the provision prohibiting sexual content related to minors. Tali64³ (talk) 19:42, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
Okay, appears there were sweeping content policy changes in October 2022 (and specifically the addition of written fictional content to this policy) that meant this wiki can no longer be hosted here. Can you close this request? Startle Stars (talk) 22:15, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
Marking as not done, wiki was deleted for policy violations. OrangeStar (talk) 12:50, 9 December 2022 (UTC)

Restricted setting change requests

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Ucronias Wiki

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Hello everyone.Currently I have a personal wiki in which I have just created about 80 pages of content and more than 500 total pages but that could increase to over 1000 in several months. To make my job a little easier, I am wanting to create schematic pages in a namespace called "Data:" and the important information will appear in Special:Drilldown. I request it here as stated in Phabricator. There is already an example for this: In an old wiki, I used Cargo for the same purpose. On that occasion almost 20 000 schematic pages were created -But it could reach 40 000-. Please take the time to analyze what I am asking for. Thank you. Hispano76 (talk) 02:33, 26 October 2022 (UTC)
--Hispano76 (talk) 21:13, 13 November 2022 (UTC)
Sorry for the delay, this is now done. -- Void Whispers 22:12, 13 November 2022 (UTC)

Hi User:Void, on this topic. The Wiki was affected by error db141 ., and had to be recreated. Could you redo the extension on my wiki please. --Hispano76 (talk) 00:41, 9 December 2022 (UTC)

Real Life Villains Wiki Potential Content Policy Violations?

At least 95% of the pages on there, do not have a source for reference. Considering that this wiki also features Internet users, I believe the wikis need to be warned for not having references to what they did wrong (EX: News report, or Wikipedia info) and they should delete pages that do not have sources. Nidoking (talk) 19:47, 1 November 2022 (UTC)

Moved to wiki reports. --Blad (talkcontribsglobal) 20:37, 1 November 2022 (UTC)
I agree with Nidoking, there are some pages throwing the kind of accusations you don't want to throw without solid references. Some sanction is in order. OrangeStar (talk) 21:27, 1 November 2022 (UTC)
Can you provide some examples? Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:22, 2 November 2022 (UTC)
There are various pages on there that don't have any references at all, like this page for example https://reallifevillains.miraheze.org/wiki/Jake_Martin and https://reallifevillains.miraheze.org/wiki/Heather_Martin Nidoking (talk) 11:56, 2 November 2022 (UTC)
Any update? Nidoking (talk) 14:41, 9 November 2022 (UTC)
All the wiki really. When it covers relatively unknown living people being accused of stuff like child abuse, murder, and all that, it shouldn't assume that these are common knowledge, they should include solid references for such claims. OrangeStar (talk) 19:48, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
I believe at this juncture it would be ideal to raise the idea locally and see how receptive local managers are to cleaning up sources. Seeing how willing they are on this in public could give Stewards some ground to raise this topic as a priority if their intervention is required. --Raidarr (talk) 15:42, 9 November 2022 (UTC)
Alright, I'll give that a try. OrangeStar (talk) 19:33, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
Listen, what the wikis say will be heard of, and people will use that as their source much more than anything else.
If you're gonna go out of your way to get a wiki meant to educate people about real life villains and why people should not be them, then that means you are enabling bad people. RoboticBloxxer (talk) 17:34, 7 December 2022 (UTC)
The concern raised here is that the wiki is mostly unsourced. Given that it has many articles dealing with people, this could be a potential violation of CP 3 (and anyway, ignoring whatever the policy may say, it's best to include sources for the claims in any article whenever it's dealing with real life stuff, be it living people or other things). It's not our intention to enable bad people. OrangeStar (talk) 17:58, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

Complicated issues with Polcompball Wiki

Was browsing the wiki during my unallocated free time, and I noticed that the local admins are planning to ban those 14 and under, which prolly violates the CoC. I attempted to raise the issues with the local admins as instructed by the CoC, but creation of pages in the user talk namespace was restricted. As such, I am posting about it here. Firestar464 (talk) 10:11, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

13 and under is against the Terms of Service. 14 is not required under the terms of service but the code of conduct makes no mention of this. Mostly it is a privacy issue and an irrelevant and redundant rule: they have no right or means to verify this and T&S only cares one year below. So it's a bit of a dumb rule for this reason.
Community discussion there takes place on their discord server, which should be found on their front page. --Raidarr (talk) 14:21, 7 December 2022 (UTC)
The Code of Conduct governs how users should behave. Wikis are free to restrict those under a certain age above 13. Agent Isai Talk to me! 14:45, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

Discussion closure

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Kindly close RfC about CP amendments

This has been kind of left alone for a few days now. Can someone kindly close the RfC? Thank you! Firestar464 (talk) 09:11, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

Miscellaneous

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My wiki lost its immunity to the Dormancy Policy

Hi there, I'm the creator of the Crazybloxian Empire info wiki, which was one of my oldest worldbuilding projects. I had informed the people here many years ago that it was meant to be read and would not be updated for months, which gave it immunity to the Dormancy Policy. I recently found out when checking my mail that the immunity was revoked when I got an email saying the wiki had been closed. May I know exactly why it was revoked?

I don't use this website much, but I do wish for my wiki to remain up for archival purposes.

And yes, I did download a full data dump of the site. •• Fair0002 • Bureaucrat and Administrator of Crazybloxian Empire Wiki 07:13, 13 November 2022 (UTC)

I revoked it as it was chronically inactive, empty, and unread. Please add a few more pages or show some signs of activity and we will consider regranting, thanks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:37, 19 November 2022 (UTC)
What exactly counts as "activity"? If I never add any new content but show up every few days to fix spelling and grammar does that count as enough activity for Dormancy Policy immunity? •• Fair0002 • Bureaucrat and Administrator of Crazybloxian Empire Wiki 10:39, 6 December 2022 (UTC)
I guess so The user who loves human heads on alien/animal bodies in cartoons for no reason (talk to me uwu!) 16:37, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

Averagesocdemenjoyer15@metawiki

This has been  done by Agent Isai. --DarkMatterMan4500 (talk) (contribs) 13:45, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
@Agent Isai: Looks like we may have yet another evasion/re-request, please see the fourth user I just added. --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 00:39, 9 December 2022 (UTC)

The Real Red Man

Status:  Done

Please delete meThe Real Red Man (talk) 05:57, 30 November 2022 (UTC)

Hi there @The Real Red Man:. Do you mean delete as in a global lock, or in accordance with the GDPR? Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 06:00, 30 November 2022 (UTC)
global lock please!
ty The Real Red Man (talk) 06:01, 30 November 2022 (UTC)
Pinging Agent Isai to assist. Would you be able to provide some reasoning for why you'd like this lock? Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 06:15, 30 November 2022 (UTC)
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:20, 11 December 2022 (UTC)

Melba_Fiona

Status:  Done
Users is now  locked --The user who loves human heads on alien/animal bodies in cartoons for no reason (talk to me uwu!) 15:43, 5 December 2022 (UTC)

Multilock

Status:  Not done

Lock all:

Sockpuppet used for lock evasion. --富士見野男 (talk) 08:51, 3 December 2022 (UTC)
I've merged all your reports on a single thread for easier management. Can you elaborate on how these are sockpuppets used for lock evasion? OrangeStar (talk) 18:19, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
irrelevant page Move repeat in chakuriki.miraheze.org --富士見野男 (talk) 11:01, 6 December 2022 (UTC)
Ok, marking as not done. OrangeStar (talk) 11:13, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

Four Leaf Fics

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): Was reopened for editing purposes about 1 month ago but not edited afterwards. Soft-deleted. Special:ManageWiki accessible but doesn't show closed or inactive. If this was soft-deleted, I want it to be undeleted so that I can continue to maintain it. Startle Stars (talk) 03:34, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
The wiki in question was deleted by a Steward for violations of the Content Policy, specifically the provision prohibiting sexual content related to minors. Tali64³ (talk) 19:42, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
Okay, appears there were sweeping content policy changes in October 2022 (and specifically the addition of written fictional content to this policy) that meant this wiki can no longer be hosted here. Can you close this request? Startle Stars (talk) 22:15, 5 December 2022 (UTC)
Marking as not done, wiki was deleted for policy violations. OrangeStar (talk) 12:50, 9 December 2022 (UTC)

Restricted setting change requests

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Ucronias Wiki

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Hello everyone.Currently I have a personal wiki in which I have just created about 80 pages of content and more than 500 total pages but that could increase to over 1000 in several months. To make my job a little easier, I am wanting to create schematic pages in a namespace called "Data:" and the important information will appear in Special:Drilldown. I request it here as stated in Phabricator. There is already an example for this: In an old wiki, I used Cargo for the same purpose. On that occasion almost 20 000 schematic pages were created -But it could reach 40 000-. Please take the time to analyze what I am asking for. Thank you. Hispano76 (talk) 02:33, 26 October 2022 (UTC)
--Hispano76 (talk) 21:13, 13 November 2022 (UTC)
Sorry for the delay, this is now done. -- Void Whispers 22:12, 13 November 2022 (UTC)

Hi User:Void, on this topic. The Wiki was affected by error db141 ., and had to be recreated. Could you redo the extension on my wiki please. --Hispano76 (talk) 00:41, 9 December 2022 (UTC)

TimeWisely

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Hello there, recently my wiki was lost due to an Outage, and it was recently restored, unfortunately, the entirety of the wiki was wiped and old media that was on it is no longer visible.

A feature that was also removed as a result of this, was the wiki Inactivity exemption that was enabled, The wiki is a private/public wiki, private being that only a certain permission can edit, but everyone can create a talk page and discuss the page.

The wiki typically doesn't receive much edits, and that is simply because with each new wiki page, I have to actually create the page, which takes quite a while sometimes, as typically, it has to be quite in depth, and sometimes it's a little challenging, with grammar and whatnot.

I was wondering, if it's okay with the staff, if I could have an inactivity exemption be placed on my wiki, it would be very much appreciated.

Thank you. Kind regards, Chloe. (talk) 12:42, 8 December 2022 (UTC)

note: the wiki is wiki.timewisely.net. OrangeStar (talk) 14:44, 8 December 2022 (UTC)
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:19, 11 December 2022 (UTC)

Complicated issues with Polcompball Wiki

Was browsing the wiki during my unallocated free time, and I noticed that the local admins are planning to ban those 14 and under, which prolly violates the CoC. I attempted to raise the issues with the local admins as instructed by the CoC, but creation of pages in the user talk namespace was restricted. As such, I am posting about it here. Firestar464 (talk) 10:11, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

13 and under is against the Terms of Service. 14 is not required under the terms of service but the code of conduct makes no mention of this. Mostly it is a privacy issue and an irrelevant and redundant rule: they have no right or means to verify this and T&S only cares one year below. So it's a bit of a dumb rule for this reason.
Community discussion there takes place on their discord server, which should be found on their front page. --Raidarr (talk) 14:21, 7 December 2022 (UTC)
The Code of Conduct governs how users should behave. Wikis are free to restrict those under a certain age above 13. Agent Isai Talk to me! 14:45, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

Discussion closure

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Kindly close RfC about CP amendments

This has been kind of left alone for a few days now. Can someone kindly close the RfC? Thank you! Firestar464 (talk) 09:11, 7 December 2022 (UTC)

Miscellaneous

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Wiki Backup Restoration Request

Hello, I am the creator for the wiki with the subdomain acheronrho.miraheze.org, it also redirects using the custom URL beaconspace.unrestrictedlorefare.com. It has been affected by the db141 outage and since recreated, but I have been unable to find an XML backup to use the Special Import Request form. I would like please for the Acheron Rho Wiki to be restored to the Miraheze October 2021 backups. If this is in the wrong place I apologise. Thank you for your hard work. Turbo566 (talk) 17:52, 10 December 2022 (UTC)

Hello, that wiki seems to have been a private wiki (Special:RequestWikiQueue/13465, Special:Redirect/logid/338229). For privacy reasons, private wikis are opted-out of archive.org backups. Only public wikis have archive.org backups. It appears there may be private XML dumps in the servers (Backups), nevermind what I wrote. OrangeStar (talk) 18:41, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
Hi there. Is this your wiki? Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:17, 11 December 2022 (UTC)
It is, Thank you very much for your assistance Turbo566 (talk) 04:07, 11 December 2022 (UTC)

Wiki Backup Restoration Request

Hi, I am the owner for the wiki wiki.insideearth.info (insideearth.miraheze.org). This wiki has been affected by the db141 outage and since recreated, but I have been unable to find an XML backup to use the Special Import Request form. I would like please for the insideearth Wiki to be restored to the Miraheze August 2022 backups. Thank You AlphaOmega (talk) 00:01, 11 December 2022 (UTC)

Hi there. Is this your wiki? Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:16, 11 December 2022 (UTC)
Hi!, oh yes it looks like it is. AlphaOmega (talk) 12:13, 11 December 2022 (UTC)
When going to "Special:RequestImportDump" it says "Disabled - Import dump requests are disabled on this wiki. Please request an import dump from the central wiki." AlphaOmega (talk) 15:25, 11 December 2022 (UTC)
This is the central wiki. Click on Special:RequestImportDump and fill the form. If you need help let us know. OrangeStar (talk) 15:29, 11 December 2022 (UTC)
logged a request here: ⚓ T10123 Wiki Restore (miraheze.org) AlphaOmega (talk) 18:52, 11 December 2022 (UTC)

My wiki lost its immunity to the Dormancy Policy

Hi there, I'm the creator of the Crazybloxian Empire info wiki, which was one of my oldest worldbuilding projects. I had informed the people here many years ago that it was meant to be read and would not be updated for months, which gave it immunity to the Dormancy Policy. I recently found out when checking my mail that the immunity was revoked when I got an email saying the wiki had been closed. May I know exactly why it was revoked?

I don't use this website much, but I do wish for my wiki to remain up for archival purposes.

And yes, I did download a full data dump of the site. •• Fair0002 • Bureaucrat and Administrator of Crazybloxian Empire Wiki 07:13, 13 November 2022 (UTC)

I revoked it as it was chronically inactive, empty, and unread. Please add a few more pages or show some signs of activity and we will consider regranting, thanks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:37, 19 November 2022 (UTC)
What exactly counts as "activity"? If I never add any new content but show up every few days to fix spelling and grammar does that count as enough activity for Dormancy Policy immunity? •• Fair0002 • Bureaucrat and Administrator of Crazybloxian Empire Wiki 10:39, 6 December 2022 (UTC)
I guess so The user who loves human heads on alien/animal bodies in cartoons for no reason (talk to me uwu!) 16:37, 7 December 2022 (UTC)
@Fair0002: I wouldn't get too hung up on the activity portion (iif you show up every few days you wouldn't need a DP exemption in the first place). The main issue is there being content of substance, and preferably some sign of life over the years. The more apparently complete the material the less that activity qualifier is relevant. I would assume the fact it was 'empty', the fact no readership appeared on the Analytics stats, and then showed no signs of growth over the years was why the exception was removed. --Raidarr (talk) 13:02, 24 December 2022 (UTC)

Wikis that are part of the outage

Are they lost forever, or can they be recovered somehow.

Few of the wikis I used called Trashy Vyond Videos wiki, and the Qualitipedia wiki were both targets of this and I cannot use them.

Is there a way I can use them again? Nidoking (talk) 14:49, 5 December 2022 (UTC)

The original requestor or a verifiable bureaucrat can put in a request with this process. Otherwise you must wait. --Raidarr (talk) 14:30, 7 December 2022 (UTC)
Unfortunately, I do believe most of the requesters who originally requested those wikis might be inactive or quit Miraheze altogether. So it's likely possible they can't. Nidoking (talk) 16:29, 8 December 2022 (UTC)
Probably not, especially for reception wikis. --Raidarr (talk) 18:02, 8 December 2022 (UTC)
For the record, the data on db141 was recoverable and the wikis on that database will be restored soon. Tali64³ (talk) 04:24, 23 December 2022 (UTC)

Wiki Affected by Database outage

Hi there,

The wiki I contribute to (darkisle.miraheze.org) was affected by the outage and I'm unable to recovery any of it through my own means outside of the landing page. I was curious if there were any internal backups of the wiki available to be reinstated on the wiki.

Thanks.

Wros (talk) 17:04, 12 December 2022 (UTC)

The data on db141 was recovered, so you have nothing to worry about. Tali64³ (talk) 15:50, 24 December 2022 (UTC)

Will wikis be marked as "inactive" after they reopen?

It's been almost 1 month since the database outage, and my wiki is still down. I last edited it on November 15th, and I'm just wondering if it takes over 60 days for the outage to be fixed will the wiki be marked as inactive? I'm also going to make frequent backups from this point onwards, just in case this happens again. Sheep42 (talk) 23:43, 15 December 2022 (UTC)

The inactivity script has been disabled for wikis on the affected cluster. Agent Isai Talk to me! 23:57, 15 December 2022 (UTC)

Restore ManageWiki permissions in zhpartyball

Hey there,I am the founder of zhpartyball wiki. When I was editing in zhpartyball at 23:32 (UTC) on December 15, 2022, I accidentally deleted the Special: ManageWiki/permissions/bureaucat group. Does anyone here know how I can recover it? If an administrator can help me restore it? I would appreciate it if there were any. Thanks very much.
Here is the link to delete the log:[1]
Here is the ManageWiki link of this wiki:[2] Great Polska space agency (talk) 01:37, 16 December 2022 (UTC)

@Great Polska space agency: Sorry for the delay, this has now been done. -- Void Whispers 03:07, 23 December 2022 (UTC)

Miraheze Legacy Backups request

After searching, the Chinese Polandball Wiki has no backup on archive.org, so request to import Miraheze Legacy Backups. --铁桶 (Talk) 15:18, 17 December 2022 (UTC)

Wiki might be effected by the outage.

Hello! I’m the requester for [https://tumblronpa.miraheze.org] and I currently can’t tell if the wiki was effected by the outage since it wasn’t on the list of public wikis on db141, but when anyone clicks the link, it gives us an error code stating "Wiki temporarily unavailable, A database issue has occured and this wiki is unavailable. We have been able to restore the data from the original db141 disks and will use that to restore this wiki. We will then merge all new edits back into your wiki." So I’m guessing it was and it wasn’t closed? Apologies if this is a waste of time, I’m currently new to all of this. Shsldetective (talk) 18:31, 20 December 2022 (UTC) Shsldetective (talk) 18:31, 20 December 2022 (UTC)

If the wiki was private, that might explain why it wasn't part of the list. The error message is the same as for other wikis on db141, so the wiki was likely part of that database. Tali64³ (talk) 04:19, 23 December 2022 (UTC)
Well, the wiki was original considered to be private before changing to be public later. But thank you, anyways. Shsldetective (talk) 12:06, 23 December 2022 (UTC)

FoHS archive

I think our mio’s wiki (FOHSArchive) got the database issue. I think I need to fix something. It needs the old November 16 backup. PrincessTricktyy197 (talk) 21:26, 20 December 2022 (UTC)

Is our wiki back up yet? PrincessTricktyy197 (talk) 01:17, 28 December 2022 (UTC)

Geokita5678@metawiki

There is no conclusive technical evidence to link the two accounts. There is some weak evidence technically and not enough evidence behaviorally (just one wiki request) to justify a lock. Therefore at this time I don't think a lock is justifiable based on a single edit and no conclusive technical evidence. If they continue with other edits please let me know. Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:19, 14 December 2022 (UTC)

Requests for (un)(b)locks

Instructions/Read before making a request 

Please use this section to request global locks (including self-locks), blocks, or their rescindment. If reporting vandalism-only accounts, make sure they fit the global standard definition for vandalism only accounts: there must be no or almost no constructive editing behaviour and, additionally, this behaviour should be occurring on multiple wikis.

If requesting a global lock, place the following at the very bottom of this section. Replace every section as needed:

== Username ==
{{status}}
*{{LockHide|username1|hidename=1}} <!-- include hidename=1 if you want to hide the username as it's offensive -->
*:Include your reason here ~~~~

If you're including multiple accounts in your report, format it as follows

== Username ==
{{MultiLock|username1|username2|etc}}
:Include your reason here ~~~~

CyanKnight201

Status:  Done

Lock all:

Hello, this user (all these accounts are his, he is a sockpuppet) is having fun vandalizing the Hermione Granger page and replacing the files with images of toilets, here are some proofs and I took screens : https://fiction.miraheze.org/w/index.php?title=Hermione_Granger&action=history
I am requesting an IP block. Thanks in advance. Darkrai18 (talk) 22:17, 21 November 2022 (UTC)
@Agent Isai: Darkrai18 (talk) 21:36, 7 December 2022 (UTC)
@OrangeStar: Darkrai18 (talk) 08:55, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
I'm neither a Steward nor a Global Sysop, so I can't lock accounts, nor CheckUser them, which is what I think you're requesting, rather than a lock. OrangeStar (talk) 12:21, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
@OrangeStar: I don't know, you seem to know how to handle it and nobody answers me, so I don't have many solutions. Darkrai18 (talk) 12:49, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
There could a be a lot of reasons, not the least is that CheckUser investigations can be very tedious and Stewards here have a lot of roles, so they may just not have gotten around to CheckUser-ing these accounts (keep in mind, before even starting the investigation they'll first run through all of these accounts' contribs for proof that a CheckUser is even warranted). They'll eventually do it, until that moment just block the sockpuppets as they appear. I also recommend that you add some more details to this report, for example direct links to the diffs were these suspected sockpuppets were vandalizing. For example:
Here's QTiang559 vandalizing the Hermione Granger article, with exactly the same text as blocked user CyanKnight201: mh:fiction:Special:Diff/97448/prev OrangeStar (talk) 13:13, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
I've done this before, as the vandalism is localized almost only on one page, just check the history to see it. Darkrai18 (talk) 13:51, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
Yeah, but it's better to point to specific diffs, as it speeds up the process of determining if a CheckUser is needed. OrangeStar (talk) 14:02, 10 December 2022 (UTC)
I deeply apologise for the delay. I have globally locked these users and globally blocked their IPs. Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:13, 11 December 2022 (UTC)
And I apologize for being a little impatient and pushy. Thank you for fixing my problem. Darkrai18 (talk) 22:10, 11 December 2022 (UTC)

UnLeashedWolfie~

Status:  On hold
There is no way to confirm that you are indeed the same person. Could you send us an email from the one you used to set up that account (if you did)? Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:20, 14 December 2022 (UTC)
I have now sent one from the email I remember using for this account. This email is the same email linked to the Phabricator account for this MediaWiki user. RemovedEDMWiki (talk) 04:15, 15 December 2022 (UTC)

Tri Nebula Alliance

Status:  Done
 Enabled! Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:27, 14 December 2022 (UTC)

Enable Cargo for Metaworld Chronicles

Status:  Done
  • Wiki: metaworldchronicles.miraheze.org (On wiki: ManageWiki (e, n, p, s) • ManageWiki logRecent Changes - On Meta: Wiki requestManageWiki/core)
  • Requesting: Enable Cargo
  • Discussion: <link to discussion, if any>
  • Reason(s): Hi, I'm the admin of the Metaworld Chronicles wiki, and I'd like to use the Cargo extension to handle chapter and reference information. This will entail <500 entries, though as the story is ongoing this will go up over time. My understanding is that as Cargo usage goes, this is quite light. Let me know if this is possible. Thanks! Hushpiper (talk) 18:37, 8 December 2022 (UTC)
 Enabled! Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:27, 14 December 2022 (UTC)

EmulationWiki

Status:  Done
 Enabled! Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:27, 14 December 2022 (UTC)

YuriWiki

Status:  Done
  • Wiki: yuri.miraheze.org (On wiki: ManageWiki (e, n, p, s) • ManageWiki logRecent Changes - On Meta: Wiki requestManageWiki/core)
  • Requesting: Enable Cargo
  • Discussion: <link to discussion, if any>
  • Reason(s): Hi, I would like to request the Cargo extension for my wiki. The pages depends mostly on structured data for various information on works we want to document, such as author, genre, format, related titles, etc., and there will be a lot of entries. (Our excel sheet has already exceeded 500 rows, and we've barely scratched the surface.) In the future. Cargo will help with storing the data in a better, more accessible format. Thanks in advance. Rocielshinonome (talk) 05:01, 14 December 2022 (UTC)
 Enabled! Reception123 (talk) (C) 12:27, 14 December 2022 (UTC)

GrowEvertreeWiki - Add Dormancy Exemption

Status:  In progress

Scratches Portal

Status:  Not done
Hi Funa, you should propose this at Phabricator, as this section is only to request changes that require the (managewiki-restricted) permission. Changes to the Content Security Policy go through a review at Phabricator, see phab:T9252 for an example. OrangeStar (talk) 17:23, 16 December 2022 (UTC)
Ok,Thank You. Funa-enpitutalk/Posting Record) 22:05, 16 December 2022 (UTC)
phab:T10161 Funa-enpitutalk/Posting Record) 02:01, 17 December 2022 (UTC)

MTG Card Wiki

Status:  In progress
  • Reason(s): I'm working on a wiki that describes how every Magic: the Gathering card works, and I'd like to use the External Data extension to get card text from the Scryfall API. Being able to pull card data from an external source like Scryfall will greatly simplify the creation of pages on the wiki, and eliminate the need to update them when cards get updated. Artillect (talk) 21:58, 19 December 2022 (UTC)

Yaakiyu.jp@pythonjawiki

I'm the owner of this wiki but I don't have any permissions on it. Maybe that's because of wiki recreation for db141 issue. So I request myself to add Bureaucrat permission.Yaakiyu.jp (talk) 12:50, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

@Yaakiyu.jp: Apologies for the issue. I have  re-promoted you to administrator and bureaucrat. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:15, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

WkbsCMH@wkbscmhwiki

I initially posted this concern as a task to phabricator.miraheze.org/T10214, but they closed it with "You should request this to Miraheze Stewards instead, at Meta's Stewards' noticeboard." My initial description was "wkbscmh.miraheze.org was just restored after the db141 ordeal, but I have no user rights and so cannot work properly with my newly restored wiki. Please see what you can do, or tell me what I can do. Thanks." So, here I am, asking you what's next. Thanks again. WkbsCMH (talk) 16:57, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

@WkbsCMH:  Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:29, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

KumihoWolffey@flipaclipguidewiki

My wiki, FlipaClip Guide Wiki was recreated due to the db141 issue, however I do not have my bureaucrat and administrator rights and I cannot access to my wiki since it is private. I would like to have my bureaucrat and administrator rights please. Thank you. Switzerland (talk༆) 23:19, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

@KumihoWolffey:  Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:29, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

Farmer Cars@spartaremixwikiwiki

The requester lost their rights after the wiki was created. They requested them back here. --Blad (talkcontribsglobal) 22:18, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

@Farmer Cars:  Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:29, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

PandaWarlord@vyrtarwiki

I created a private wiki on the 12th of December. After the restoration of the wiki on 12/30/22 I am no longer able to edit or view the wiki. The wiki in question is vyrtar.miraheze.org and I am the sole contributor. PandaWarlord (talk) 02:58, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

@PandaWarlord:  Fixed Agent Isai Talk to me! 04:41, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

Jeffers@catflappowiki

Hi there - my recently-created wiki (11 Dec) titled catflappowiki was recently recovered, like many others. But sadly I appear to have lost permissions.

I get "Permission error. You do not have permission to read this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in one of the groups: Members, Administrators." As it was a private wiki I created, that was so new (still setting up before bringing other members on board) I should be the sole member and the Administrator :)

Other people have apparently had similar issues, and one thread on Phabricator said to 'Please make a request on the Stewards noticeboard on Meta asking that your rights be restored.' (Agent_Isai)

If I may, I also have a related question, just seeking confirmation that the recovery of catflappowiki itself was step one (as it has no pages recovered yet) and that backups would be sorted out in some way as a step two, to bring back the small number of pages that were there. I got this impression from Void (who very kindly helped me) saying "There is currently a script running that will recreate all other missing wikis at a blank slate, and we will later move to import the backups we have." ... just making sure I interpreted that correctly - or am I off the mark and this is a different thing altogether?

Summary: seeking permissions / rights to be restored on catflappowiki (https://catflappo.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page) and asking about recovery of pages.

Many thanks Jeffers (talk) 05:50, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

@Jeffers:  Fixed Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:18, 31 December 2022 (UTC)
Thank you @Agent Isai much appreciated. Champion. Jeffers (talk) 05:56, 1 January 2023 (UTC)

パンダ会長@inakawiki

I'm the founder, but I'm not granted any rights(日本語訳:創設者なのに権限が付与されてません) --パンダ会長 (talk) 08:49, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

What permission would you like to be granted?Please show it.Thank you. by Buel ·Talk·e-mail 09:12, 31 December 2022 (UTC)
@パンダ会長:  Fixed Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:18, 31 December 2022 (UTC)
  • Thank you(日本語訳:ありがとうございます)--パンダ会長 (talk) 16:52, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

APH6000@californiawiki

I haven't been granted any permissions even though I founded the wiki APH6000 (talk) 00:34, 1 January 2023 (UTC)

 Not done as this wiki was deleted for wildly deviating off it's scope. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:43, 1 January 2023 (UTC)

Transcodex@transcodexwiki

I had just started on my wiki when the db141 breakdown happened. Now I see the site is back up, but I have no permissions. Can you restore? I was the only user of said wiki, and its administrator/bureaucrat. Transcodex (talk) 15:39, 1 January 2023 (UTC)

@Transcodex:  Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:58, 2 January 2023 (UTC)

AkiGoto@tabemonowiki

--虎之介 (talk) 01:32, 27 November 2022 (UTC)

I have no relation to きじゅはレスバ大将. I am absolutely innocent. I now have only one account registered. Please investigate. AkiGoto (talk) 06:44, 15 December 2022 (UTC)
虎之介, perhaps you should explain the meanings of the name "きじゅはレスバ大将". The name is too difficult for the people other than native Japanese. AkiGoto (talk) 06:47, 15 December 2022 (UTC)
agree because I have doubts about AKIGoto(日本語訳AKIGotoさんに疑いがあるため賛成します)--パンダ会長 (talk) 12:35, 17 December 2022 (UTC)
パンダ会長, votes of majority is not relevant to this kind of issues. But what reasons for your doubt about me? AkiGoto (talk) 19:43, 17 December 2022 (UTC)
This user(AkiGoto) seems like Vandal.@Agent Isai, Reception123, and Void: by Buel ·Talk·e-mail 14:41, 18 December 2022 (UTC)
Buel, if you want to demonize me, try spawning dedicated topics. This topic is whether me and きじゅはレスバ大将 are related or not. Not directly related to whether I am vandal or not. --AkiGoto (talk) 23:48, 21 December 2022 (UTC)
Do you understand why 虎之介 mada a request for checkuser?You told us that you're not related to きじゅはレスバ大将.You don't have to oppose about this CU request if so. by Buel ·Talk·e-mail 07:21, 24 December 2022 (UTC)
I do understand what have been said. I do not know what have not been said. --AkiGoto (talk) 00:05, 27 December 2022 (UTC)
  • (back)I assure English-speaking people that "きじゅはレスバ大将" is a derogatory name for a particular user. If you translate it into plain English,「 Kiju is a guy who always many replies(I don't like)」.
It may be translated to "Kiju is the disputer king". --AkiGoto (talk) 00:45, 27 December 2022 (UTC)

I doubt the relationship between the two accounts that were active late at night when most Japanese were not active. In this case, the parties' counterarguments are irrelevant.Please check user. If there is nothing to do with the two accounts, there is no problem at all.--虎之介 (talk) 05:30, 24 December 2022 (UTC)

Good. --AkiGoto (talk) 00:07, 27 December 2022 (UTC)

Note: I have just created the second account User:AkiGotoBot now. The purpose of it is for automation by using API from scripts. --AkiGoto (talk) 04:32, 6 January 2023 (UTC)

きじゅはレスバ大将

Status:  Done
  • The name of this account very looks like Kiju's one.('きじゅ' means 'Kiju' in Japanese)Account was created only to hate to him. by Buel ·Talk·e-mail 17:26, 26 November 2022 (UTC)
 Done, apologies for the delay. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:23, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

とぅさーつじゃないから恥じゃないもん

Status:  Done

Lock all:

Vandalism across the wikis. 1108-Kiju/Talk 10:13, 20 December 2022 (UTC)
 Done, apologies for the delay. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:23, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

関越斗宇沙津街道

Status:  Done

Lock all:

Vandalism across the wikis.
This account was created in June 2021, and after vandalizing the newusopediawiki, it stopped contributing, but has now returned and has been spamming multiple wikis. 1108-Kiju/Talk 10:13, 20 December 2022 (UTC)
 Done, apologies for the delay. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:23, 31 December 2022 (UTC)

Twisted Wonderland Wiki

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): Prior to the db141 server issue, Cargo was enabled on the Twisted Wonderland Wiki for displaying some data sets. Now that our Wiki has been recreated, the extension has been disabled and we haven't been able to find a way to re-enable it, so we would like to seek a Steward's help with it. Xnotyuki (talk) 06:57, 17 December 2022 (UTC)
This wiki was restored from db141 so closing as moot. Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:23, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

Lhmnwiki

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Enable Semantic MW as the Wiki should be more accessible and easy to configuration. Also: I accepted the risks. Pisces (talk) 01:07, 28 December 2022 (UTC)
 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 11:10, 28 December 2022 (UTC)

Enable Cargo on The Secret of Cerulean Sand wiki

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Hey, I wish to enable cargo on The Secret of Cerulean Sand wiki to handle voice actors, episodes, characters and reference information to display on multiple pages. The series is finished so the cargo tables won't store too much data (over 500 entries). Let me know if you want a more in-depth explanation on the usage! Starlight3000 (talk) 19:35, 3 January 2023 (UTC)
 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:03, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

MTG Card Wiki

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Copied from my post that got archived with no response: I'm working on a wiki that describes how every Magic: the Gathering card works, and I'd like to use the External Data extension to get card text from the Scryfall API. Being able to pull card data from an external source like Scryfall will greatly simplify the creation of pages on the wiki, and eliminate the need to update them when cards get updated. Artillect (talk) 09:31, 6 January 2023 (UTC)
 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:03, 7 January 2023 (UTC)


The Space Between Wiki

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): I would like to request a Dormancy Exception for The Space Between/TSB (tsb.miraheze.org). This wiki contains the lore and ruleset for an online writing community, and is explicitly used for reading by the community. The only individuals adding content to the wiki will be myself and my partner, and while we are still currently adding articles, any future changes will be sparse as soon as a handful more sections are complete.

-- If it would be better for me to make this request after we're finished adding the current bulk of info to it, I'm happy to do that. But I figured I'd ask now while it's on my mind. 2600:1700:8151:4180:2524:7418:5D59:D4DD 01:53, 6 January 2023 (UTC)

Hi there, please login or have the wiki's bureaucrat request this. Thanks! Agent Isai Talk to me! 08:14, 7 January 2023 (UTC)
Hello, apologies, hadn't realized I wasn't logged in. C: V2nguard (talk) 16:40, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

Bureaucrats permission issue

Hello, when i started to tweak and edit my wiki, i removed the bureaucrats cuz i thought it was a decoration/example group rather than actually being a group that gave me almost every permission on my wiki which i deleted in my wiki and i can't modify proprely anymore.

Is it possible to revert this action or to restore to default settings in my wiki please?

My wiki Minecraft Inescapable Prison Community ( i barely started it and im new so...)

https://mipc.miraheze.org

Thanks - TheArchitect 23:45, 26 December 2022 (UTC)TheArchitectMC

I'm not sure why you thought bureaucrat was an example group. It is one of the default groups of MediaWiki, and it gives you access to ManageWiki. If you do decide to delete the bureaucrat group in the future, make sure you create another group with managewiki rights and assign yourself to that group first. Tali64³ (talk) 23:50, 26 December 2022 (UTC)
 Done by Agent Isai. --Blad (talkcontribsglobal) 14:57, 27 December 2022 (UTC)

A Little Help

So my Tamagotchi Fanon Wiki had everything deleted ever since it got dropped from the db141 outage despite not originally being on that disk so why is everything gone all of a sudden? I'm just wondering. Snorunt (talk) 21:35, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

Please see Tech:SRE_noticeboard for more details.--NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 00:38, 1 January 2023 (UTC)
Okay. Thanks! Snorunt (talk) 06:37, 1 January 2023 (UTC)

VisualEditor Problems

Can I ask Stewards to help me adjust the VisualEditor's options?

In my Wiki (unrealneowiki) VisualEditor extension, no matter how I set the Settings, there is always only an Edit Source button in the upper function bar. The Edit button that normally enters VisualEdit Mode does not appear. This is a terrible problem. Because of this problem, it is very inconvenient to edit (currently only appended after the address bar ?veaction=edit to enter visual editor mode normally. This is a tricky process.)

Maybe there's something wrong with the extension Settings? I tried to re-add the extension and adjust the Settings in the parameter Settings, but the "visual Editor Mode" Edit Button did not appear properly.

If can, can Stewards help adjust it to display the Edit and Edit Source buttons properly?

Thank you very much! Sucrose Fans Rosalina129 14:16, 6 January 2023 (UTC)

2023.1.7 19:14 (GMT+08:00) Update
The problem with Gadgets that could not display both "Edit" and "Edit Source" with the addition of the "Gadgets" extension was solved. So the request has been automatically rescinded. Anyway, thanks to Miraheze for the service! Sucrose Fans Rosalina129 11:16, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

Chiiika@fnrrpwiki

I tried to edit the setting of the wiki but found out that most boxes that should have been available for edit grayed out; including VisualEditor which I want to enable. After searching; I found myself not being assigned administrative groups at the local wiki. Would like to be reassigned local bureaucrat; sysops and related permissions. Chiiika (talk) 21:49, 24 January 2023 (UTC)

 Done by @Agent Isai --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 02:03, 25 January 2023 (UTC)

Eliann Kai@thehoardofeliannkaiwiki

So basically, after restoring the wikis, there was a problem with my wiki. I tried to edit it but it won't let me because I'm not a member or administrator, even though I'm the owner and since it's a private wiki, the only member and administrator. So yeah, any advice, suggestion or smth, please?? Eliann Kai (talk) 05:51, 3 January 2023 (UTC)

Pinging @Agent Isai or @Reception123 for permissions assistance, see above.
Wiki URL: [3] --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 06:09, 3 January 2023 (UTC)
@Eliann Kai:  Done. For future reference, requests pertaining to permissions belong here, on the Stewards' noticeboard. Agent Isai Talk to me! 00:59, 4 January 2023 (UTC)
Thank u so much!! And sorry for posting here, but I'm grateful you helped me (and for telling me for future references)!! Have a great day, amigo!! Eliann Kai (talk) 06:17, 4 January 2023 (UTC)

Spyro@spyromerchandisewiki

I have the same issue as above. Since my wiki was lost completely, all of my permissions have vanished. Spyro (talk) 16:11, 3 January 2023 (UTC)

@Spyro:  Done. For future reference, requests pertaining to permissions belong here, on the Stewards' noticeboard. Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:00, 4 January 2023 (UTC)

Robbiescott@rlifewiki

I've just had the 'rlife' wiki created. I'm the only member but cannot edit anything as I don't seem to have the correct permissions. Either I'm being stupid (I'm a total MediaWiki novice) or something has gone wrong. Can someone help? Robbiescott (talk) 16:19, 3 January 2023 (UTC)

@Robbiescott:  Done. For future reference, requests pertaining to permissions belong here, on the Stewards' noticeboard. Agent Isai Talk to me! 01:01, 4 January 2023 (UTC)

Rex00@enstarswiki

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Rex00 (talkcontribs)

@Rex00: Have you tried sending the bureaucrat a message on their talk page here on Meta or an email via Special:EmailUser? For you to obtain rights, you must undergo a local election first as wikis are run on a democratic model. If you haven't been able to contact the bureaucrat and need help setting up an election, let us know. Agent Isai Talk to me! 08:19, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

Archlamps@wineandsongwiki

My wiki was affected by the recent data outage, and while it's been restored, i've been demoted to a viewer. Since it's a private wiki, I can't even access any of the pages to look at them. I appreciate any help! Archlamps (talk) 12:50, 6 January 2023 (UTC)

Should be fixed, apologies for the issue. Agent Isai Talk to me! 08:18, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

Dc1017@ttdversewiki

Approximately a month ago I created a private wiki so I could map out world building for a fictional world I'm creating. Since the db141 outage has been remedied I've been unable to log onto my wiki or any of its pages. The only thing I can access is an incomplete main page that gives me the same permission error prompt when I attempt to edit this. I checked on here and saw that I wasn't the only one having this issue, but I'm unable to find these questions or a solution to my problem so I figure I would ask on here. Any help would be appreciated, thank you :) Dc1017 (talk) 02:14, 8 January 2023 (UTC)

This appears to be a permissions issue. Go to the Stewards' noticeboard to request that you be repromoted to administrator and bureaucrat on your wiki. Tali64³ (talk) 02:20, 8 January 2023 (UTC)
@Dc1017: I have moved your request here to the Stewards' noticeboard. For reference, issues pertaining to user rights belong on this specific section of the noticeboard. Anyhow, I have  re-promoted you to bureaucrat and sysop. Apologies for the issue. Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:49, 8 January 2023 (UTC)

OrangeStar@emulationwiki

 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 22:40, 9 January 2023 (UTC)

Buel@buelwiki

@Buel:  Done, sorry for the delay. Agent Isai Talk to me! 17:14, 14 January 2023 (UTC)


Choerryism@randomwiki

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:13, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

Cheato@fpridewiki

Filling on behalf of @Cheato: (phab:T10294). OrangeStar (talk) 11:48, 18 January 2023 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:13, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

ImpliedMemory@signalwiki

My wiki has been created per #29404, but I don't appear to have bureaucrat / ManageWiki rights. For example, I am listed on Special:ActiveUsers but filtering for the bureaucrat group shows no one. (Just found out about the page linked in the template for this request, it also shows that there are no bureaucrats.) ImpliedMemory (talk) 18:09, 22 January 2023 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:14, 23 January 2023 (UTC)
Thank you! ImpliedMemory (talk) 13:21, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

Unreal_Neo Encyclopedia

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): Could Any Stewards please re-add Unreal_Neo Encyclopedia (unrealneo.miraheze.org) to the queue for Dormancy exemption? My first Requests
    This Wiki had applied for a dormancy exemption some time ago, but due to Wiki database problems, all the original Wiki data was lost. Later, it applied for a rebuild queue, which made the dormancy exemption automatically invalid.
    Before this, the content in the Wiki has been formed to a certain scale and can be released to the public, but due to my work and the work of my co-maintainer, it may not be possible to make changes in a short time to prevent the dormancy policy from automatically refreshing. Hereby, we sincerely request Stewards to re-introduce the dormancy exemption policy, I'm thank you very much! Sucrose Fans Rosalina129 16:42, 12 December 2022 (UTC)
Additional reasons, Content on the wiki is read by people. Thanks! Sucrose Fans Rosalina129 16:47, 12 December 2022 (UTC)
Wiki brought back from original db141 so closing as moot. Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:23, 30 December 2022 (UTC)
So your mean is Wiki's Dormancy still effective?(I am that wiki's manager,In the private communication with the applicant, I think the applicant did not understand your meaning, so I need to confirm it here) BJ99 (talk) 15:13, 2 January 2023 (UTC)
However, I see Dormancy Policy/Exemptions has (Unreal_Neo Encyclopedia) dormancy exemptions...
Are you sure to checked this Exemptions's Queues?
(I don't think I fully understood what you meant by that. I thought that the dormancy exemption policy was cancelled automatically for special reasons...) Sucrose Fans Rosalina129 15:49, 2 January 2023 (UTC)
I'm not sure why there was so much confusion about this request but since it shows up in the exemption table I've readded it via ManageWiki as well so you won't need to worry about it being closed. Reception123 (talk) (C) 09:14, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

Fiction Wiki

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): Hi, the ReplaceText extension asks me to set $wgCompressRevisions to true, so I would like to have that done, apparently not being able to do it myself.
    The link: https://fiction.miraheze.org/wiki/Accueil
    Thanks in advance. Darkrai18 (talk) 18:59, 4 January 2023 (UTC)
This extension is no longer supported and is pending removal, as revision compression is necessary for continued platform stability.
While less convenient, the MassEditRegex extension has been proposed as a more-powerful alternative and has been used successfully by a few who previously relied on ReplaceText. --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 22:19, 5 January 2023 (UTC)
MassEditRegex does not work for me. Darkrai18 (talk) 22:22, 5 January 2023 (UTC)
This guide might help you to get it working: https://meta.miraheze.org/wiki/User:Dimpizzy/MassEditRegex_Guide Dimpizzy (talk) 02:56, 17 January 2023 (UTC)


Comprehensible Input Wiki

Status:  Not done
  • Reason(s): I would like to be able to create a database of links to videos that teach through comprehensible input, which I can then organize and reorganize on pages more easily than if I were to do so without it. Dimpizzy (talk) 18:51, 18 January 2023 (UTC)
    • After some research, it appears this tool wouldn't be ideal for my use case, so no need to enable this extension. Dimpizzy (talk) 23:56, 18 January 2023 (UTC)

Comprehensible Input Wiki

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): I would like to be able to create a database of links to videos that teach through comprehensible input, which I can then organize and reorganize on pages more easily than if I were to do so without it. Dimpizzy (talk) 00:35, 19 January 2023 (UTC)
@Dimpizzy:  Done. Apologies for the delay. Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:28, 21 January 2023 (UTC)
Thank you! Dimpizzy (talk) 02:29, 21 January 2023 (UTC)

Scope change request

Hi, I'd like to make this into a more public maps wiki, as I have previously requested. Is that okay? Thanks for your help! Firestar464 (talk) 09:35, 9 January 2023 (UTC)

That's perfectly fine. I have noted your new scope. Thanks for informing us! Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:01, 10 January 2023 (UTC)

RfP Page

How do I make a request permissions page on my wiki. Kind of like Meta:Requests_for_permissions Elijah Wilder (talk) 14:48, 13 January 2023 (UTC)

Just create a page titled "Project:Requests for permissions" or something similar. You can use InputBox to have the page preload text during creation. Tali64³ (talk) 17:07, 14 January 2023 (UTC)

Plwase delete my miraheze account

I want to delete my Miraheze account TX12 (talk) 12:45, 19 January 2023 (UTC)

For copyright and technical reasons, your account cannot be deleted. Stewards can, however, lock it, preventing you from editing any wiki hosted on Miraheze. If you would like to request that it be vanished, file a request at https://reports.miraheze.org. Tali64³ (talk) 20:57, 19 January 2023 (UTC)

I cannot edit on the Audiovisual Identity Database wiki

Hi, I am KBAMF2006 from YouTube, and I have something very important. I got to the Audiovisual Identity Database wiki for the first time today, and I cannot edit on the said wiki, probably because of the stupid sockpuppet error thing I have affected with (rarely, I think), so can you fix that edit thing on the said wiki (again) for me pretty please? KBAMF2006 (talk) 18:06, 20 January 2023 (UTC)

Can you please email stewards@miraheze.org with the full error (including the IP in the error)? They'll be able to sort it out. Thanks. Agent Isai Talk to me! 21:09, 20 January 2023 (UTC)

i wanna wipe a wiki, but not delete it?

what im talking about is... that its reset to when it first is created and there are no pages... can somebody wipe my wiki? https://wawaforthewin.miraheze.org/wiki/Wawapedia

River2380 is halal (talk) 01:32, 20 January 2023 (UTC)

Moving this request to the Stewards' noticeboard, you may need to file a Phabricator ticket for additional assistance. --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 16:08, 21 January 2023 (UTC)

Why have the Qualitipedia Wikis been deleted?

Please shut down Mixed Receptions TV Shows Wiki.

This wiki needs to be shut down, as it is a horrible mess full of vandalism and biased pages. Plus, I fear that people will move pages from the Terrible and Best TV Shows wikis to this wiki. ShawnTehLogoBoi (talk) 00:30, 10 January 2023 (UTC)

@ShawnTehLogoBoi: A couple of things:
  1. Being a mess does not mean it should be closed. It can be cleaned up.
  2. If people move pages from those wikis, then you can put them up for deletion.
Money12123 (contribs | CentralAuth) 02:23, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
But Money12123, the wiki's current state is far from salvageable. There is so much vandalism and biased pages, and the current owner of this wiki, PATRICKSTARSEVEN is inactive. It's best if we get rid of this dumpster fire. ShawnTehLogoBoi (talk) 03:13, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
Can you provide some examples of vandalism which went unfixed for a long period of time? Bias is subjective and can't be actioned by Stewards. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:00, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
One example of vandalism that went unfixed for a long period of time is Noggin, a page that consists of nothing but vandalism. Another example is Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, a page that has nothing to do with the scope of Mixed Reception TV Shows Wiki. ShawnTehLogoBoi (talk) 13:08, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
@ShawnTehLogoBoi: How could it be "far from salvageable"? Just go through every page and fix them or put them up for deletion. Money12123 (contribs | CentralAuth) 03:55, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
Vandalism alone isn't enough to close a wiki, in my opinion. As anyone can edit wikis, anyone can revert vandalism in those wikis. imo, there's only a few select instances when vandalism would warrant closing a wiki, for example when it's a persistent vandal, when just reverting edits is a waste of time, and the admins are inactive and thus unable to block vandals, but even then you could probably get a Global Sysop to block them and could get a local election going if there are still active editors in order to replace the inactive admins. OrangeStar (talk) 14:45, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
Indeed, vandalism by itself isn't a reason to close a wiki. The Content Policy however states that "Wiki administrators are also expected to know this policy and are responsible for ensuring that their wikis do not fall outside the bounds of these rules." so if administrators are inactive or unwilling to stop vandalism and the wiki becomes toxic (§5) or effectively has no leadership or no rules (§4) then it would have to be closed as a Content Policy violation. That being said, when reporting a wiki links to pages must be provided as Stewards can't be expected to go through every page hoping to find what is being reported. Also general statements like "there's vandalism" or "it's biased" aren't very helpful. Reception123 (talk) (C) 21:05, 10 January 2023 (UTC)

Creation of global page deletion requests page for Global Administrators

Hello Miraheze community, Today I want to give you a very good system proposal. As we know, users with Global Sysop authorization have the authority to modify/protect/move/clear the cache of any page. Unfortunately, when the administrators of the current wiki are not active on their own wiki, unfortunately the page cannot be deleted, copyrights, bad sentences (insult, threat, blackmail, etc.) can be on wikis other than Miraheze. When the page is not deleted, thousands of lawsuits are the subject. Inspired by the https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_sysops/Requests page on Wikimedia, I want Global Sysop requests from here as well, as my own personal decision, of course, your decisions are very valuable to me. I'm waiting for your comments and the result is inconclusive etc. good luck to Miraheze. Hey Türkiye message? 18:21, 12 January 2023 (UTC)

Offer: Based on the text above, a Global Sysops/Requests page will be created and users with Global Sysop authorization will have the right to delete pages other than Miraheze.

Ratings and Comments

  1.  Support As the bidder, I find the offer appropriate and I vote for Global Sysops to undertake this task. Hey Türkiye message? 18:21, 12 January 2023 (UTC)
  2. The Stewards' noticeboard (the one this thread is on) serves essentially the same purpose as the page you're proposing; it's also used for matters requiring Global Sysop intervention. Tali64³ (talk) 19:06, 12 January 2023 (UTC)
    Response Response I'll sign under it, you're right. Hey Türkiye message? 20:01, 12 January 2023 (UTC)

20230102

Status:  Done

Lock all:

newusopediawikichakuwikiwiki vandalizing. --富士見野男 (talk) 09:51, 2 January 2023 (UTC)

2023/0108

Status:  Done

Lock all:

mh:mwpedia&mh:chizunet vandalizing.--虎之介 (talk) 11:09, 8 January 2023 (UTC)

miss--虎之介 (talk) 11:17, 8 January 2023 (UTC)

revision. --1108-Kiju/Talk 11:21, 8 January 2023 (UTC)
  •  Done by Agent Isai. --1108-Kiju/Talk 11:30, 12 January 2023 (UTC)

DaWhore

Status:  Done
UP violation as well, I add. Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 07:45, 15 January 2023 (UTC)
 Locked by Agent Isai. --Blad (talkcontribsglobal) 20:06, 15 January 2023 (UTC)

Vanali@avasinwiki

There were technical issues with creating the wiki due to a MediaWiki update yesterday (see this talk page section for details); as supported by mh:avasin:Special:ListUsers, there is no local bureaucrat on avasinwiki; as the wiki requestor, I am requesting local bureaucrat rights. Vanali (talk) 00:22, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:13, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

Greeny@primeearthtimdrakewiki

I was told to request the rights that I lost here. I wasn't granted bureaucrat rights when my requested wiki was recreated recently. I was hoping someone could help with that. Greeny (talk) 08:04, 22 January 2023 (UTC)

Moved to correct section and  Done. Reception123 (talk) (C) 13:15, 23 January 2023 (UTC)
I have the same issues as of right now for my own wiki at cadence.miraheze.org Asibs121 (talk) 14:22, 23 January 2023 (UTC)
On hold. Miraheze staff are working as fast as they can. Permissions are not the only thing that is broken, but they can be easily fixed by stewards once they get to this. Following a recent MediaWiki update, many features related to new wiki creation have been broken, due to issues involving caching and other things. You may notice that images on your wiki don't work, either partially or entirely, and you may have issues with using ManageWiki and other features. A member of site reliability engineering can usually manually make changes to the effected wikis, but it may take them some time while they work on fixing the cause of the problem. Collei (talk) 20:21, 27 January 2023 (UTC)

Asibs121@cadencewiki

I recently opened a wiki, but wasn't given admin rights, so beyond simple page edits I'm unable to properly edit any of the styling. If this could be amended I'd greatly appreciate it!

 Done Completed by Reception123 --NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 18:31, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

Revolution64@mario64wikiwiki

Per this diff, moved from Community Noticeboard NotAracham (talkcontribsglobal) 14:14, 26 January 2023 (UTC)

@NotAracham and Revolution64:  Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:55, 26 January 2023 (UTC)

Zes M Young@pgrfmwiki

I was not added into the bureaucrat and sysop user groups after my wiki https://pgrfm.miraheze.org/ was created. Also, the default mainpage was not created. Zes M Young (talk) 06:49, 27 January 2023 (UTC)

これって新しく節作った方が良いかもしれませんが便乗させて頂きます。私もsysopとbureaucratに入れてもらえなかったのですがそういうバグでしょうか?いじめの一種でしょうか?元々申請しなきゃいけないものなんでしょうか?--野菜って大事だよね (talk) 06:59, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
translation: Perhaps I should create a new section to comment on this, but I had a similar problem and would like to report it in this section. I am not getting sysop and bureaucrat privileges on the new wiki, is this bullying? --1108-Kiju/Talk 22:43, 27 January 2023 (UTC)

@Zes M Young: @野菜って大事だよね: So, firstly, I would just like to say it is not bullying. I promise that we're not intentionally removing you from the bureaucrat roles. There is currently an issue with our CreateWiki code. Until that issue is resolved, wiki creations were meant to be on hold so errors like yours didn't occur. Your wiki was created in error, and now it's completely blank. In a few hours, we'll begin the process of fixing all these wikis and their permissions. I would like to sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused. I completely understand that it's odd and confusing, I promise we'll have more information (and a fix) soon. If you need anything, please feel free to reply to this topic or leave a message on my talk page. Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 07:08, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
なるほど。バグということですか。権限付与は気長にお待ちしますね。自分のウィキであることに変わりはないですしね。返信ありがとうございます。ところで、英語の母語話者と見ますが、日本語読めてるんですね。馬鹿にしてるんじゃなく。グーグルの翻訳が不正確なだけなのかしら。まあ、どうでもよいことよ。--野菜って大事だよね (talk) 07:31, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
translation: I see. So there was a bug like that. I'll wait until I can do it until I get permission. Even if I don't have the permission, it is still my wiki. --1108-Kiju/Talk 22:49, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
@野菜って大事だよね: Haha I've been using Google Translate. Evidently, it hasn't been working great. Anywho, yes, it is just a bug. Hopefully it is resolved soon, and you'll definitely have your rights on the wiki as soon as possible. Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 07:41, 27 January 2023 (UTC)

Cocopuff2018@famepediawiki

Hello, my request for bureaucrat has been a successful request and i am requesting for a steward to grant me bureaucrat. More than 3 months have passed btw. Cocopuff2018 (talk) 12:45, 25 January 2023 (UTC)

You should ask the local wiki bureaucrats to do that. This one appears active: https://en.famepedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Sunilbutolia Collei (talk) 21:52, 25 January 2023 (UTC)
I would like stewards to do it (: Cocopuff2018 (talk) 07:20, 26 January 2023 (UTC)
Unless the appropriate wiki authorities are inactive, Stewards generally decline to get involved with local issues. There shouldn't be a problem with requesting that the active bureaucrat fulfill your request. Happy to pitch in if needed. Thanks - BrandonWM (talkcontributionsglobalrights) 07:27, 26 January 2023 (UTC)
Ask Sunil to do it first. Stewards generally only get involved where there's no active bureaucrats and Sunil seems to be active. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:52, 26 January 2023 (UTC)

Flubberschnub@nyctocosmwiki

I held an election for bureaucrat permissions (I also originally requested the wiki but it seems I don't have bureaucrat perms). Would be great if someone could take a look at the election (linked) and grant me access to be able to make bigger changes to the wiki. Thanks! Flubberschnub (talk) 20:18, 27 January 2023 (UTC)

 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:13, 29 January 2023 (UTC)

Никифор Калинов@polandballruwiki

Aphrodite: Thank you for the report and apologies for the delay. I can indeed confirm that Никифор Калинов and ContryBel are related. Not only that but Никифор Калинов also had several sockpuppet accounts, as listed below:
Winter-Own55
セージ
Ortodox1266
Frei728
!Bochkarev!
Ж.......
Розенфельдовец (Миша)
Ворона
Федерация
I have globally locked all of these accounts so there is no need to locally block them on your wiki. Additionally, I have also locked Никифор Калинов for this as their sockpuppets were evidently disruptive as many of them are locally blocked on your wiki. I have also globally blocked his IP range for a year so there should he should not be returning for a long time.
As for Invlad3452 and Луганский маппер, there is no data which links them together or to Никифор Калинов. If you have any questions, please let us know. Thank you for your report! Agent Isai Talk to me! 02:17, 21 January 2023 (UTC)
Agent Isai, thanks for the answer! I want to inform you that Никифор Калинов bypasses the blocking from the new account, and does not even try to hide it. Can you please block him again? Aphrodite (talk) 15:15, 21 January 2023 (UTC)
I have locked that new account. It seems he used a VPN to circumvent his global IP blocks so I have globally blocked all IPs by that VPN provider. Thank you for the report! Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:08, 21 January 2023 (UTC)
I saw their latest sockpuppets and I have locked both of them and I blocked all IPs used by their newest VPN provider. Agent Isai Talk to me! 06:01, 23 January 2023 (UTC)

Sickminecraft45Wiki

Status:  Done
BTW It's a legitimate alternative account that I crated for a wiki and I don't want that wiki and I don't need this account. Sickminecraft45Wiki (talk) 09:13, 26 January 2023 (UTC)
Wouldn't it be better to have someone run Special:RemovePII on the account if you want it deleted/want to stop using it? Collei (talk) 20:27, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:16, 29 January 2023 (UTC)

BallNutz

Status:  Done
  • BallNutz (talk • contribs • block • CA • lwcheckuser)
    User has been vandalizing with nonsense and claims of "destroying" this wiki. I have a feeling that this may be an LTA, as I've had a user on one of my wikis with similar behavior. Tali64³ (talk) 15:09, 29 January 2023 (UTC)
 Locked by MrJaroslavik. Tali64³ (talk) 15:20, 29 January 2023 (UTC)

Pérola Maniaco@destriupediawiki

Bem, um amigo meu me deu status Burocrata na Destruipedia, mas eu não desejo ter uma responsabilidade tão alta assim, apesar que eu ainda possa ser sysop apenas para moderação f&%$k. Infelizmente não consigo remover eu mesmo o status de burocrata, algum staff global poderia remover isso para mim?

Translation:
Well, a friend of mine gave me Bureaucrat status in Destruipedia, but I don't want to have such a high responsibility, although i can still be sysop just for f&%$k moderation. Unfortunately I can't remove the bureaucrat status myself, could some global staff remove it for me? Pérola Maniaco (talk) 23:23, 21 December 2022 (UTC)

I'm still waiting for a response from someone. Pérola Maniaco (talk) 13:11, 23 December 2022 (UTC)
Moved to the Stewards noticeboard. AN is reserved for activities on Meta. This page (Stewards' noticeboard) typically is for things that require Steward intervention. --Blad (talkcontribsglobal) 16:48, 23 December 2022 (UTC)
I did not know that. Thank you very much for the move and the warning. Now it's just waiting for a response, but I feel that it will be easy to solve my case, since I'm only asking for the removal of my "tool". Pérola Maniaco (talk) 14:17, 24 December 2022 (UTC)

Where are the Staff to judge my request? Are you on vacation by any chance? Pérola Maniaco (talk) 12:40, 27 December 2022 (UTC)

Probably, granted it's around the holidays. Rest assured, they will eventually tackle this request. --Blad (talkcontribsglobal) 15:02, 27 December 2022 (UTC)
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:15, 30 December 2022 (UTC)

Agent Isai@antcruzwiki

It I probably could've just messaged you on Discord, but I wanted to try out this template, and this gives you something to link to in your log summary. It looks like you might be done with the Oversight on antcruzwiki, as I couldn't find any reference to the wiki having been placed under any sort of Steward custodianship as a result of Content Policy violations. I suspect this was just a minor oversight (pardon the pun). ;) Dmehus (talk) 05:59, 30 January 2023 (UTC)

Chouverse Wiki

Status:  Done
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 08:11, 7 January 2023 (UTC)

Lớp học Mật Ngữ: Fanon Wiki

Status:  Cannot be undertaken
  • Reason(s): We decided to continue the project, and also help us in some part of intergrating with PageForm. Pisces (talk) 04:30, 25 January 2023 (UTC)
This wiki was deleted on August 5, 2022. You will need to request that it be restored on Phabricator. Agent Isai Talk to me! 16:43, 26 January 2023 (UTC)

Imaginary History Wiki/Chrisipedia

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): my school principal ordered me to delete the wiki because it contained material that was offensive to some people at my school. please delete my wiki as fast as possible. thanks Havlunwitmydinner (talk) 20:11, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:18, 29 January 2023 (UTC)

TimeWisely

Status:  Done
  • Reason(s): Hello, I have started up a wiki on Miraheze, and I loved it all, It was very easy to use, and it was a great infrastructure for hosting my wiki, fast, reliable, and very good overall.

However, I have been wanting to migrate my wiki over to my own servers, just because, I don't know, I don't feel right about hosting my wiki on a site that does it for free, you know, since I'm not really all that contributing, so I would like to just move it to my own hosts, and handle the troubles that come with hosting a wiki. :)

So, I was hoping if I could go ahead and have my wiki "SkyeWiki" be shut down, the content on the site is no longer there, due to an incident relating to corruption to many of the wiki's on the server, which mine was indeed included on that, so nothing is really on there, it's kind of a blank wiki.

But, that being said, I do want to remove my print, as I know that it isa bit of a waste of resources to leave it, so if it could go ahead and be removed it would be very appreciated.

I apologize if this isn't the right spot, I feel like maybe it might not be the right place for this request, but I cannot find anything about where to request this type of thing.

I do want to mention, the wiki is a private wiki, well, only approved users can edit, so I don't really have a huge amount of people using the site, so it's not too large, so I'm unsure if a governing vote or something like that must be done...

Well, I hope this message finds you well. Thank you again, and I have no bad feelings to Miraheze, I think it's great what their doing, I just simply feel like I'm not contributing much, and I just feel like I am a little bit of a "Mooch"

thanks again. Kind regards, Chloe. (talk) 21:40, 29 January 2023 (UTC)

There appears to be a typo in the domain name, the domain name is "skyewiki.miraheze.org" not skyewikiwiki.miraheze.org unsure if I'm suppose to edit it, so I think I should just comment it here. Kind regards, Chloe. (talk) 23:53, 29 January 2023 (UTC)
 Non-steward comment: Don't worry about if you're mooching off of Miraheze's resources. That's what Miraheze is for: free wiki hosting. If you'd like to support Miraheze, you can donate to it. If you can't, then you can contribute by helping out other users on the Community noticeboard. Tali64³ (talk) 00:13, 30 January 2023 (UTC)
We're very sad to see you go but we understand. We wish you the best in your future endeavors!  Done. Agent Isai Talk to me! 14:36, 30 January 2023 (UTC)

Indoctrinated Wiki

Status:  Done
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 05:29, 31 January 2023 (UTC)

Anothername's Infodump

Status:  Done
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 07:39, 31 January 2023 (UTC)

chakurikiwiki

Status:  Not done
If I understand correctly, this wiki is used to discuss among members of the chakuwiki community whenever there's issues with the main wiki? If so I'm not convinced that would be something that would be eligible for a Dormancy Policy exemption as it doesn't seem the content of such a wiki would be valuable to be 'read by users' if it's sort of a backup wiki. Reception123 (talk) (C) 21:02, 10 January 2023 (UTC)

Ucronias Wiki

Status:  Done
 Done Reception123 (talk) (C) 10:03, 7 January 2023 (UTC)
Reception123, no, it is not enabled --Hispano76 (talk) 16:03, 9 January 2023 (UTC)
Reception123, Void, you can re-enable the Cargo extension in my Wiki, because of the November bug it was disabled. --Hispano76 (talk) 22:24, 14 January 2023 (UTC)
 Done Agent Isai Talk to me! 14:39, 30 January 2023 (UTC)