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Importing a talk page[edit]

Hi, I would ask for help with importing an Italian Wikiversity village pump talk from v:it:WV:Bar/Archivio/Servizi interprogetto into Talk:Italian Minor Projects' Wikimedia User Group/Servizi interprogetto, so I don't have to copy and paste the page history. I run the local village pump archives, so I feel I understand what I'm suggesting here. Of course all related links will be updated and the contents of the original talk page will be kept locally for archive purposes. --pegasovagante () 07:31, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

OK, standby. — xaosflux Talk 04:03, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done @Pegasovagante: that page is not suitable for import, as it is a copy and paste move from another page. — xaosflux Talk 04:06, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
I'm sorry, I forgot to point out that the original history is here (from 21:59, 21 nov 2017‎ to 19:51, 22 nov 2017‎; diff). --pegasovagante () 12:52, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done @Pegasovagante: just copy and paste the relevant page history to a linked subpage of the new talk page and possibly use a note on the page with an interwiki link to the other project's page. While a selected version import is possible by manually editing an XML export - that is generally only done for reversing bad merges. — xaosflux Talk 13:59, 18 January 2018 (UTC)

Need help of uninvolved admin[edit]

Hello, please see User_talk:Stryn#Hello. Per en:Wikipedia:Blocking_policy#Protection, "a user may be blocked when necessary to protect its users" and en:Wikipedia:No legal threats, "If you post a legal threat on Wikipedia, you are likely to be blocked". If any uninvolved admin could take a look at the situation, also see that the user is blocked on many wikis already. I'm myself mostly away from my computer today. Thanks. Stryn (talk) 09:57, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

The user was meanwhile locked. --MF-W 13:15, 20 January 2018 (UTC)
Globally locked by Vituzzu due to cross-wiki harassment. SA 13 Bro (talk) 21:59, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

Help for translating a template[edit]

Hello! I wanted to add some translations into Template:Done as for Template:Already done. However, Ruslik0 added a new parameter, and so I am not sure how to do it. In addition, Ruslik0 informed me that {{Autotranslate}} should be used but I do not know how to use it. So could you apply it on {{Done}} so that I can mimic it for the other similar templates? The French translation is "Fait". Pamputt (talk) 09:42, 21 January 2018 (UTC)