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Updated Mass Message/Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 is back!

You are humbly invited to participate in commons:Commons: Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 campaign from 1 February - 28 February. Wiki Loves Folklore is an international photography contest organized on Wikimedia Commons to document folklore and intangible cultural heritage from different regions, including, folk creative activities and many more.

You can help in enriching the folklore documentation on Commons from your region by taking photos, audios, videos, and submitting them in the commons campaign.

Please support us in translating the project page and banner message to help us spread the word in your native language.
Learn more about the contest and prizes by visiting this link. Thank you.

If reference to the aforementioned issue @Yair rand the mass message has been modified. Please note that the previous mass text was huge due to an elaboration on two different campaigns. We will be glad to have you look at this to push the mass message since the contest has begun and we need the Community to support.

Best Joy Agyepong (talk) 16:07, 5 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Translation

I translated a banner so it can be published. Thanks DaSupremo (talk) 16:48, 5 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@DaSupremo You mean CNBanner:Stewvote-text1/ha? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 10:23, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes please DaSupremo (talk) 17:51, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Maybe Martin Urbanec can help in publishing, seems to need CN admin. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:49, 7 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Done, requires Translation administrators rights. Stryn (talk) 12:07, 7 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Title translation removing

Hello!

Can a sysop delete Translations:WikiFranca/Page display title/ta, please? It has been tagged with {{delete}}, however it is not well categorized because it is a page title. --Pols12 (talk) 20:41, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

And, by the way, to remove Translations:Meta:Interlanguage links/Page display title/zh-cn too please? -- Pols12 (talk) 20:52, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Done. Sgd. —Hasley 21:43, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 23:13, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Possible spambot (en)

I was trying to manually translate an Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees/Call for feedback: Community Board seats/Conversations creating a Translations:Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees/Call for feedback: Community Board seats/Conversations/Page display title/uk and saw attention about possible abuse filter block using subj rule. That's not first time (before blocks was connected to using "translate" extension page). What is wrong? Fix it please! 195.138.78.6 22:54, 2 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

And again. Doing the same editing Translations:Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees/Call for feedback: Community Board seats/Conversations/2021-02-02 - First Office Hour/Page display title/uk195.138.78.6 22:56, 2 February 2021 (UTC) Any ideas?Reply[reply]

I can see the issue, part of the filter involves checking for Cyrillic characters...but I have no idea why it's doing that. If I'm reading the filter logs correctly it was imported from enwiki, where that check might make more sense, but it doesn't really make sense on meta. I've removed the problematic check in the filter. GeneralNotability (talk) 02:05, 3 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Block request

This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 18:49, 12 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Correction Banner Folklore 2021 in French

Should read :

Photographiez votre culture locale, aidez Wikipédia et gagnez des prix !

Actual banner too informal. Thanks.--DDupard (talk) 11:24, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Notifying Trizek (WMF) for his opinion, as he was the last user to translate that piece of text [1]. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 16:30, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It has been fixed. Trizek (WMF) (talk) 14:05, 8 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
But not broadcasted yet.--DDupard (talk) 10:24, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@DDupard: I've commited the change to the CentralNotice system (diff) so it should be appearing corrected any minute (usually around 10 minutes). Regards, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 11:52, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Many thanks.--DDupard (talk) 11:58, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Request for patroller

Hey, I currently use SWViewer to fight cross-wiki vandalism. Sometimes (not often) I also stumble over vandalism here on meta. Therefore, I would like to have patroller rights to more easily revert this vandalism. Also, I would like to help mark good edits as patrolled. Regards --ZabeMath (talk) 20:48, 14 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@ZabeMath: Kindly Make a request for patroller rights in Steward requests/Global permissions Thanks. MRGN (talk to me!) 06:25, 15 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@MakeRocketGoNow: This is the correct venue for requesting Meta-Wiki patroller. -- CptViraj (talk) 07:23, 15 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ok That's seems good @CptViraj: Sorry, I thought we can only place request for any rights in Steward requests/Global permissions. No Issue thanks for your information's. MRGN (talk to me!) 07:34, 15 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No problem :) -- CptViraj (talk) 07:55, 15 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I see no red flags, user seems to be trusted at their homewiki, is also a TA here, I see no reason apart from the low amount of undos to not grant, so @ZabeMath: Yes check.svg Granted. Thanks for volunteering and hope you use the tool judiciously. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:39, 15 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks --ZabeMath (talk) 14:29, 15 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Report concerning User:2882883js38wjsn28wmsm28

2882883js38wjsn28wmsm28 (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log • GUC • CA)Reasons: Vandalism Samuele2002 (Talk!) 00:52, 17 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Done. Sgd. —Hasley 00:56, 17 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 00:56, 17 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Restore translation pages

Hello!

Can a sysop restore Setting up an internal Wikimedia wiki/* translation pages (* being a language code), please? This aims to keep what can be kept from translations (you may read discussion on Create new wiki talk page). Then I (or someone else) will merge content from Create new wiki to Setting up an internal Wikimedia wiki. Finally, Create new wiki will need to be deleted to replace it with updated Setting up an internal Wikimedia wiki. --Pols12 (talk) 19:32, 13 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I have restored the translation pages, but Quiddity already merged the content. Pols12, please see Special:PrefixIndex/Setting up an internal Wikimedia wiki. Sgd. —Hasley 13:15, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Many thanks @Hasley! Do you think it is technically feasible to restore translation units too (Translations:Setting up an internal Wikimedia wiki/n/*, n being a number or “Page display title”, and * being a language code)? Pols12 (talk) 20:05, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Pols12, I can restore all units (133 including English units, as far as I can count), but if their number change, they will need to be updated manually. Just let me know and I will do it. Sgd. —Hasley 20:22, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes, restoring all these units would be greatly appreciated. Numbers should not have changed, and given the time I just spent to restore French I am pretty sure that would be much easier with a restoration. Pols12 (talk) 20:50, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Symbol wait.svg Doing... Sgd. —Hasley 20:53, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes check.svg Done. Pols12, please check them. A null edit on a unit should update all the translation page, if I recall correctly. Sgd. —Hasley 21:11, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
That seems good Face-smile.svg Null edit has actually worked, indeed. And as I should re-mark the page for translation, I did it and it has updated all translation pages too.
Renaming is still in discussion and would probably not require sysop rights, so this request may be closed, thanks!! -- Pols12 (talk) 21:58, 19 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Block request

Yes check.svg Done. -- CptViraj (talk) 07:42, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: CptViraj (talk) 07:42, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

+int-admin for me

Hello, given that I recently enabled 2FA please grant me int-admin on meta as I can help with the EPs related to int-admin rights (like mark admin.js etc). Thanks much. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 13:52, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Can or will? --MF-W 15:07, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@MF-Warburg: Pardon me, will (as far as my health/commitments allow). Thanks.Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 15:10, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Support Support Pseudo Classes (talk) 15:08, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes check.svg Done --MF-W 15:13, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 15:14, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Interface-admin for Hasley

I would like to request interface-admin rights in order to handle int-protected edit requests, including, as has been pointed out above, markAdmins.js, where I have requested some updates. 2FA is enabled per GS requeriments. Thanks for your consideration. Sgd. —Hasley 15:36, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes check.svg Done --MF-W 15:50, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This section was archived on a request by: Martin Urbanec (talk) 17:15, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Translation

I have added the translation for "The steward elections have started. Please vote." in Afrikaans. at least I think I successfully did it Thanks, Anonymous 7481 (talk) 17:04, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello @Anonymous 7481, I cannot find in your contributions any translation in Afrikaans for the banner text. You may do so at Special:Translate. Sometimes the interface is faulty though :-( You may need to retry if the text ain't saved. Regards, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 17:22, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Try now? Anonymous 7481 (talk) 17:25, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Anonymous 7481 Sadly, I still don't see any translations. Would you mind putting the translation to CNBanner:Stewvote-text1/af directly? Thanks! Martin Urbanec (talk) 22:08, 7 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Vandalism and spam on Santali Wikipedia

This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 00:22, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Report concerning User:Khans Murad

Khans Murad (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log • GUC • CA)Reasons: spam Jan Myšák (talk) 20:45, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Black check.svg Already done. Sgd. —Hasley 20:46, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 20:46, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Move request

Please move User talk:-akko/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan to User talk:-akko/Archive/2020/Jan and delete another no useful page. Thank you. (`・ω・´) (talk) 14:18, 22 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes check.svg Done ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:52, 22 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@1997kB No, please also delete User talk:-akko/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan, User talk:-akko/Archive/2020/Jan/Archive/2020/Jan. (`・ω・´) (talk) 14:06, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@-akko: done, please check it. Sgd. —Hasley 14:07, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
OK, thank you. (`・ω・´) (talk) 14:11, 23 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: DannyS712 (talk) 04:30, 24 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Template:User ombuds

Could you please move the page from the old title to the new one, leaving a redirect? It was recently agreed at Talk:Ombuds_commission/Archives/2020#Naming that the organisation's title would change from Ombudsman to Ombuds, and we have been updating all references on Meta to reflect the change, as and when we come across them. Many thanks, AGK ■ 14:29, 24 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Done. Sgd. —Hasley 14:41, 24 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Report concerning User:2804:D55:52A1:B600:801D:6A89:7A55:DD39

2804:D55:52A1:B600:801D:6A89:7A55:DD39 (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log • GUC • CA)Reasons: vandalism Jan Myšák (talk) 19:53, 24 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Black check.svg Already done. Sgd. —Hasley 00:32, 25 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 00:32, 25 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Report concerning User:Assaggia questa figa dio suino

Assaggia questa figa dio suino (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log • GUC • CA)Reasons: Inappropriate username. It is offensive language in italian language. Basilicofresco (msg) 20:57, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I have deleted his user page. The global account was already locked on June 2020. Thanks for reporting. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 21:13, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This section was archived on a request by: Sgd. —Hasley 21:17, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I need to upload a file

Hi, I have a new project proposal called Wikidiscussions and I need to upload the image of the icon - could you please help me with that? Random Wikimedian (talk) 19:06, 25 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Random Wikimedian: is your image free? If so you should upload it to Wikimedia Commons, then you will be able to use it on pages here. — xaosflux Talk 16:36, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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‎Mass message sender rights

Hi, in my request of 25 January, I wrote that "I only foresee needing it [mass message sender rights] this month". This has proven to be somewhat short-sighted, as circumstances have since changed and I now anticipate being publisher or back-up publisher of The Signpost for the foreseeable future. I was able to publish The Signpost without any issues in February and would like to request the mass message sender right on a permanent basis. If you read my prior request there is precedent for this right for this purpose, and should circumstances change--as they seem to do often--and I no longer need the right, I intend to request that the right be removed. Eddie891 (talk) 21:12, 25 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes check.svg Done extended permanently, congratulations on your promotion. --DannyS712 (talk) 21:15, 25 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Inappropriate Comment in Training

"Re: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Training_modules/Keeping_events_safe/Discussion_hub

In the section titled 'Board Member Behaviour' PatraKing has left a comment that is reflective of victim-blaming and rape-culture. This makes it unsafe for women and victims of sexual assault. What is the best way to deal with this? I am particularly concerned given this is connected to a training model about keeping people safe from harrassment."

I posted this in another section and was advised to request help here. Thanks — The preceding unsigned comment was added by DrMushEa (talk)

@DrMushEa: I have removed the comment you mention. Best regards, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 21:21, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Massmessage rights

Hi, I've noticed that I suddenly no longer have the mass message rights to send the newsletter on behalf of Wikimedia Nederland to talk pages of users who have signed up for it. Is it possible to restore this? Thanks in advance. --Germien Cox (talk) 09:33, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Germien Cox:Yes check.svg Restored and since you had 2 runs of temporary grants, I had set it without expiry this time. Hope this helps. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:21, 26 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you very much for your help Camouflaged Mirage --Germien Cox (talk) 09:14, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Report concerning User:31.3.152.73

31.3.152.73 (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log • GUC • CA)Reasons: Spam Samuele2002 (Talk!) 23:51, 27 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Blocked. — xaosflux Talk 02:27, 28 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Contribution to a Talk page could not be saved because some tool blames it to be "spam"

On page Talk:Ukraine's Cultural Diplomacy Month, I wanted to expand my previous contribution like this:

(...) – Here again, the same tool does not allow me to insert the text in question. So, how am I to appeal to the administrators, as recommended?

In my understanding, this text is 100% on-topic, and there is no third-party advertising involved (apart from a reference to the Ukrainian Institute, which is a sponsor (or the like) of the Ukraine month, hence an ally of Wikimedia in this matter).

Therefore, can you please unblock? Thank you. -- Martinus KE (talk) 15:29, 28 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Martinus KE: Make your edit again. It should work. Leaderboard (talk) 15:32, 28 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Leaderboard: Yes, it did. – Thanks for stepping in!
... and in case you want to verify that it really is not spam, you're welcome to be "my first reader". -- Martinus KE (talk) 15:47, 28 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No need, we can see the edits that were caught in the filters. Your first edits here just hit upon a combination of phrases that has been more akin to some of the spambots. Once they were not your first edits, you passed one of the hurdles.  — billinghurst sDrewth 18:51, 28 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Should the filter be changed maybe? 𝟙𝟤𝟯𝟺𝐪𝑤𝒆𝓇𝟷𝟮𝟥𝟜𝓺𝔴𝕖𝖗𝟰 (𝗍𝗮𝘭𝙠) 10:27, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Filters are generally not static, and will be amended as required. There will always be false positives for any filter that is strongly out to get abuse edits.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:11, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Administrators can view the filter log, so you don't need to cite the "text in question". 𝟙𝟤𝟯𝟺𝐪𝑤𝒆𝓇𝟷𝟮𝟥𝟜𝓺𝔴𝕖𝖗𝟰 (𝗍𝗮𝘭𝙠) 10:27, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Steward requests

Hi, I couldn't find a more appropriate page for what I have to say. It's about steward requests: all sub-pages are checked almost daily, from checkuser requests to miscellaneous requests, but global requests for blocks, locks and hiding are checked very poorly. Currently there're requests for global locks going back to a week and requests for global blocks going back to even 2, but it also happened that some requests have been left there for almost a month in the past. They're about cross-wiki vandals, abuse, disruption... I wonder why such requests are given so little significance. I do understand that there're also a lot of other kinds of requests to keep up with, but these are quite important too, imho. I hope that pointing out this matter will stimulate an improvement of their management.

5.171.89.225 22:44, 28 February 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Viewpoint of a former steward … real life, presumably. Running checks on IP addresses prior to blocking things is firstly a bit of an art, and time consuming, and sometimes there is just too much in the way to block, and not everyone does it. Reportees are variable in their requests, and some are overly reactive and ask for blocks based on smallest sample size, so the English adage "fools rush in ..." can have some reflective thoughts. The wikis themselves are the predominant means to block their IP addresses and stewards role is to act only when their is clear difficulties that require their action, not just because someone makes a report. So there needs to be the certainty that the action needs to be taken, not that a report has been made. So I would personally reject the bland and simple assessment that you make, too facile. I would also ask that if you want to be a big person to make such commentary that you do it from a user account, not hide behind an IP address.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:08, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've read your message, billinghurst. Well, you may be right if "each request took, for example, 10 days". But this isn't the way things work, because "20 or 30 requests which have been waiting for so long are often solved in a few minutes". Why doing such an operation massively every 2 or 3 weeks instead of checking a few requests every 2 or 3 days? Just wondering. I think that checkuser operations, that is checking and linking different usernames to each others through theirs IPs and IP ranges, would take more than simply blocking a user who's reported for making cross-wiki vandalisms. I'm not a steward, so my opinions might me wrong. There's just one thing I'd like precisely to tell you: I didn't like your subtile implications in your last sentence. I haven't got a registered account that I'm not using right now for these comments, I'm not "hiding" behind anything, you got wrong. A former steward should know well the "AGF" thing, especially toward a user who hasn't done anything to be suspected of something bad. Any checkuser could verify I'm saying the truth about myself.
5.171.89.225 21:45, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I said nothing about checkuser. Why? Because it is my opinion that many of the requests are trivial and pointless, many reactively stop next-to-nothing. Expecting a steward to sort out all the required block requests from the drivel is major impediment. Too many request a block that is temporarily problematic and should be handled by the wikis themselves, or just ignored. Stewards are responsible for their blocks and to check local and xwiki impact of the impact of the blocks they place is just damn difficult. SRG now seems to be considered a general clearing house for any crap found, rather than a place to stop systematic and real xwiki abuse. Some of the LTAs jump proxies so quickly, so they are abusing a proxy service rather than true OPs, so they are pointless to block retrospectively, but are still added. Can the stewards do a better job? Sure, we all can. Are they doing a bad job and not making the required urgent blocks? Not from what I can see.

You brought the conversation to Meta:RfH; rather than addressing it to stewards at their noticeboard. For a random IP address to know about SRG, let alone be commenting on the stewards undertaking blocks and locks and backlog itself is the signs of an editor with a clear level of involvement. So to when that IP address is not actively editing anywhere to be coming here with such a query is hardly an innocent enquiry. I don't know, that looks unusual to me. It looks like someone stirring trouble than genuinely open enquiry, where I would give AGF. And I love the wording that indicates that you are between accounts at the moment. Really?  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:05, 2 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It's me, I've registered this username, I hope you'll be happy for this, but I'm not going to use it out of here. I always edit as a simple IP, I've always done it and nobody has ever told me this is bad. To clarify your doubts: I could edit neither the Steward requests/Global page nor the Steward requests page because an anonymous user I'm prevented from doing it; I know a lot of things about Wikipedia because I edit it quite often but always as an IP, and there're lots of other users who do the same; I've pointed out the slowness in dealing with global blocks, so I can't understand which suspicions could come from this, I'd have understood it if I'd been asking to speed up an unblock request concerning a blocked account (in that case it was clearly related to me) but this wasn't the case. I don't like to talk with you any more because all I've received in return for making comments aimed to improve the stewards' work were unfounded accusations due to snap judgements. I'll keep editing Wikipedia as an IP, as I've always done, and reverting cross-wiki vandals when I come across them, don't worry. If some stewards have read my observations and so we'll see a little improvement of their work, then it's been worth opening a new section here. Have a good day.
Ghionata (talk) 21:44, 8 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]