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Meta-Wiki has a small active community. When a normal user requires the assistance of an administrator or bureaucrat for some particular task, it is not always easy to find one. This page helps users find one when they need one; asking specific admins directly via their talk pages is one way to elicit a fast response. See also: Stewards' noticeboard, Access to nonpublic personal data policy noticeboard, Category:Meta-Wiki policies, Category:Global policies
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FYI (fellow admins and stewards): User in special:contributions/2600:1702:38D0:E70:0:0:0:0/32[edit]

Our user in 2600:1702:38D0:E70:0:0:0:0/32 is making a range of unconstructive edits, especially to templates, and it has been happening for an extended period of time, and something that I have also seen elsewhere. I have restricted their access to the Template: ns for a few months, requesting that they use template: talk ns to request changes. They have also been adding pings and other unconstructive edits, and specifically will not edit from an account. I am pretty much over the unconstructive components and will look at more visible means to manage their edits. Once I have done more I will let people review. @Tegel: who has a bit of contact with that user.  — billinghurst sDrewth 01:00, 25 May 2019 (UTC)

Yes, we might need to extend the partial block on Meta to cover some other pages as well. This page might be a good candidate. -- Tegel (Talk) 17:05, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
@Billinghurst: the range is wrong, it's ::/64, not ::/32 2607:FB90:5D06:E5CA:D619:6D35:30AD:1EC9 17:13, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
From what I can see the protectionand block affect /32. -- Tegel (Talk) 17:14, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
well, it says 2600:1702::/32 who got blocked 2607:FB90:5D06:E5CA:D619:6D35:30AD:1EC9 17:19, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
@Tegel: are you really trying to block me from the whole site? 2600:1702:38D0:E70:FD25:732E:F177:1A07 17:23, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
plus, my ip range got moved from special:contribs/2602:304:68ad:3220::/64 so this is a brand new range 2600:1702:38D0:E70:FD25:732E:F177:1A07 17:24, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
i also used to edit templates in that range 2600:1702:38D0:E70:FD25:732E:F177:1A07 17:26, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
As long as you continue to contribute with unconstructive contributions and is changing other users comments, so yes, I will continue to block you. -- Tegel (Talk) 17:29, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
ok, i wont do that again 2600:1702:38D0:E70:FD25:732E:F177:1A07 17:34, 25 May 2019 (UTC)

And you continue to ping users to this page that is neither an admin nor a bureaucrat. How did you think this would work? -- Tegel (Talk) 17:44, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
because i was trying to request a global unblock 2607:FB90:5D06:E5CA:D619:6D35:30AD:1EC9 17:49, 25 May 2019 (UTC)