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Deleting old MediaWiki messages

Hello. As per User_talk:Krinkle#Batch_deletion_of_old_MediaWiki_translations, I'll be performing 450+ deletions of MediaWiki messages which are outdated and no longer matches their defaults in Basque language. Please don't be alarmed. Thank you, —MarcoAurelio 10:44, 5 August 2016 (UTC)

Ok, thanks for informing. I suggest you to use flood flag. Regards.--Syum90 (talk) 10:54, 5 August 2016 (UTC)
I'm waiting because pywikibot is broken due to API changes in the login part. I've tried with OAuth, but it gives me errors everywhere. I'll continue trying, but this will happen soon. —MarcoAurelio 15:14, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
RunningMarcoAurelio 16:03, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done:
  • 495 pages read (deleted)
  • 0 pages written
  • Execution time: 1486 seconds
  • Read operation time: 3 seconds
  • Script terminated successfully.
MarcoAurelio 16:17, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
This section was archived on a request by: —MarcoAurelio 11:39, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Category:Meta protected edit requests

I have 2 outstanding minor technical edits in Category:Meta protected edit requests - would a sysop be able to process? Thank you, — xaosflux Talk 16:42, 5 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done--Steinsplitter (talk) 16:56, 5 August 2016 (UTC)
Thank you. — xaosflux Talk 04:41, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
This section was archived on a request by: —MarcoAurelio 11:39, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Report concerning No1lovesu

  • No1lovesu (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log • GUC)Reasons: Among wiki version wuu, zh-yue, gan, zh-classical, zh, en, fr, ja, de, continued 3RR, resulting in "itself be banned"(in ja version) and "3RR page protections." In zh, wuu version, he also often different registered users 3RR. The most exaggerated in wuu version, with registered users 3RR cause "3RR page protection," but at the end of protection is, 3RR happen again. For the page of 汉服, zh version in 2014 had banned him. It seems that he is not going to improve their behavior, and even the poor "Edit habit" to all other versions of wiki.
Other matters Supplementary
According to user 飞贼燕子 said: the user in the three years to continuously monitor and cancel the edit page from other users
(Observe his edit history, may be the 24-hour surveillance page).
Also according to my own observations, in his editorial history of abuse seems to find him a puppet of the track, but still not enough to observe as evidence, so only as a supplement. 核斯 (talk) 17:37, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
This board is for reporting issues for administrator attention at Meta-Wiki. Crosswiki issues don't belong here but to vandalism reports. Thank you, —MarcoAurelio 22:05, 8 August 2016 (UTC)

Massmessage For SindyM3

Hi, I would like to have massmessage right to send out the newsletter of Wikimedia Nederland, delivered to talk pages. We only send the newsletter, to people on the list. I work at Wikimedia Nederland. Thank you! SindyM3 (talk) 11:28, 10 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Please read this guide and let us to know when you do not longer need this permission. Regards.--Syum90 (talk) 15:38, 10 August 2016 (UTC)
Thank you SindyM3 (talk) 08:01, 11 August 2016 (UTC)
This section was archived on a request by: —MarcoAurelio 21:13, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

Report concerning

Blocked by MarcoAurelio.--Syum90 (talk) 14:28, 14 August 2016 (UTC)
This section was archived on a request by: —MarcoAurelio 21:13, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

MassMessage for Wikidata Weekly Summary

Hello there!

I'm the new community communication manager for Wikidata at Wikimedia Deutschland. I will need the MassMessage permission to send the Weekly Summary instead of Lydia Pintscher (WMDE). May someone give it to me ? :)

Thank you very much, Lea Lacroix (WMDE) (talk) 12:27, 25 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. --Glaisher (talk) 15:23, 25 August 2016 (UTC)

KageTora has passed away

The user KageTora has passed away. Please protect user page.--Whispy Woods (talk) 23:05, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. My condolences to his family and friends.--Syum90 (talk) 07:49, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

MassMessage for WMDE Technical Wishes

Hi, I would like to request the massMessage right to send out major news regarding various technical projects from the German-speaking community’s Technical Wishlist (WMDE Technical Wishes), delivered to village pumps. I work at Wikimedia Germany’s Software Development Department. It would be great if someone could give it to me :-) Thank you very much! --Birgit Müller (WMDE) (talk) 07:49, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Read this guide if you have any doubt. Regards.--Syum90 (talk) 08:47, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
Thank you very much! --Birgit Müller (WMDE) (talk) 08:48, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

Block query

I have just blocked A sockpuppet of you (talk · contribs) at Wikispecies, for username reasons. I'm not sure whether that should be a global block, and if so whether this is the forum to arrange it. Please act as you see fit. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 15:38, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

I've locked the account globally. You can report these to SRG in the future. Thanks! -- Ajraddatz (talk) 18:13, 30 August 2016 (UTC)