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Manual requests

Deletion for test edit on wikibooks:tr:Kann

Status:    Done

Deletion for test edit on wikibooks:tr:Kann. --Eihel (talk) 15:03, 2 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done.--AldNonymousBicara? 15:04, 2 April 2019 (UTC)

LTA on th:วิริฒิพา ภักดีประสงค์

Status:    Not done

2403:6200:88a8:2735:881d:a0fb:44db:c7a8 xwiki-contribs xwiki-date ST IP info WHOIS robtexgblockglistabuselog2403:6200:88a8:2735:881d:a0fb:44db:c7a8 ipchecker This IP is not tired: it gives vulgar nicknames (among others) to a personality (~ 50 edits). Blocking just for this site only (I followed the link from Small Wiki Monitoring Team for this blocking, please tell me if I should also go to the other page for local blocking). Thanks in advance.. --Eihel (talk) 15:32, 2 April 2019 (UTC)

They have several active local sysops. You may try contacting thwiki admins. -★- PlyrStar93 Message me. 15:38, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
Eihel: There are local sysops on thwiki. You should contact them about this issue. Esteban16 (talk) 11:12, 3 April 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done See [1] ([2]). --Eihel (talk) 11:25, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

OAuth approval request for Library Card Platform localhost

Status:    Done

Local development testing for the Library Card platform. This will replace the twlight.vagrant.localdomain OAuth key as we're moving away from that as the local testing URL. --Samwalton9 (WMF) (talk) 16:07, 29 March 2019 (UTC)

Is it intended for your your personal use only? Ruslik (talk) 17:23, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
No, it will be available for all developers. Samwalton9 (WMF) (talk) 10:09, 1 April 2019 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 08:24, 4 April 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of cbk-zam:Continente

Status:    Done

Admin inactive since July 2018 on this wiki chapter, so could you delete this empty page? Thanks. --Eihel (talk) 23:28, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done, but that isn't a chapter wiki. Esteban16 (talk) 23:34, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

Some page create to the sock of Allthingsgo in global

Status:    Not done
  1. en:User:Advogato4
  2. commons:User_talk:S465499642
  3. commons:File_talk:Lo-YunShui.png
  4. commons:User:Advogato2
  5. commons:Category_talk:Zhu_Ming_(thinker)
  6. wikidata:User:Advogato2
  7. en:User_talk:Purpleheena
  8. en:User_talk:CometQ
  9. en:User_talk:CometQ/BTS
  10. en:User_talk:-忍者-
  11. it:Discussioni_utente:CometQ
  12. en:User:0格格不入
  13. en:User_talk:0格格不入
  14. en:User_talk:0格格不入/綠騎士_(作家)
  15. en:User:NumCinq
  16. commons:User:Lzhwp
  17. commons:Category_talk:User_和平奮鬥救地球
  18. wikibooks:User_talk:Lzhwp
  19. incubator:User_talk:Lzhwp
  20. ja:利用者‐会話:Lzhwp
  21. wikidata:User_talk:Lzhwp
  22. en:User_talk:ET4Eva
  23. en:User_talk:Advo2
  24. ja:利用者‐会話:Advo7

There have some evidence (See above) can prove Allthingsgo use the sock to do the Vandalism of sock,but these page had been deleted,I need to see their content,history and record in the LTA page for Allthingsgo only,thanks. --MCC214#ex umbra in solem 10:11, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

Comment Comment @MCC214: each of those wikis has their own systems in place to manage their vandals. Global sysops cannot help, and I doubt that it is an area where the stewards would go digging. If you are after account locks, then this is not the page.  — billinghurst sDrewth 03:05, 4 April 2019 (UTC)
All of the wikis specified has an active community of admins. I don't think we should interfere with their decision about 'who can see the deleted revisions on the wiki'. Please ask the locals to do this. — regards, Revi 10:04, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletions on el.wikivoyage

Status:    Done

There seems to be a backlog of deletions at [3]. I asked the admin a week ago but got no response. --Rschen7754 17:04, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

  • Yes check.svg Done Mostly, anyway. There were a handful that I'm not sure should be deleted. Praxidicae (talk) 17:09, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

Pewdiepie spam at el.wikisource (GS wiki)

Status:    Not done

I request hiding of summary at elwikisource pewdiepie because it contain spam, I already hiding it, but User:Praxidicae doesn't agree with me and ask me to unhide it, so I unhide it, I will leave this to other GS. ----AldNonymousBicara? 18:38, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

As I explained earlier, there is no reason to hide something like this - it is stupid vandalism/spam but it doesn't violate anything that should require actual hiding. As the person who deleted it, you asked me to hide it, I declined on the basis that I don't think it falls under any relevant or reasonable criteria to hide, if it did, we'd hide every single spam edit on every project. I'm definitely not going to wheel-war over this but I disagree very much with hiding edits that aren't one of the three mortal wiki sins (attacks, scams or excessive spam, particularly in cases where no one is going to see it in the log.) Praxidicae (talk) 18:40, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
I'm rather concerned that AldNonymous appears to have such a poor grasp of the RD policy. Is this an isolated occurrence or the first I'm hearing of a pattern of RD abuse which may make tool removal necessary ? Nick (talk) 18:43, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
@Nick and Praxidicae: RD policy on el.wikisource is based from the original template translation from Mediawiki on Translate Wiki, this RD doesn't came from community sides, it is practiced on many wikis that to hide spam messages and such, for example if the link is being left on the spam summary itself. Now if I take policy from multiple wiki, theres RevDel policy that's coming from community itself that ask for RevDel'ing spam messages, so I follow that practice. So... Since there's a concern from fellow GSs about this RD I will leave it to other GS to decide. I hope this doesn't offend you both, thank you.--AldNonymousBicara? 18:49, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
I can't find an actual policy page for RD on el.wikisource, so I am basing my comment on the RD policy here on Meta Revision deletion allows for log redaction as well, however this feature is intended solely for grossly improper content, and is not permitted for ordinary matters. which can be found at Meta:Deletion policy. Nick (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 20:58, 5 April 2019 (UTC).
I agree with Praxidicae. I don't think revision deletion is necessary in this case. PiRSquared17 (talk) 23:01, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done Per pirsquared this closed as not done. Also for Nick before you make an outstanding accusation please be sure what policy is being violated, since you are actually posting deletion policy for local meta, not for global, if I wanted to, I could also use Deletion policy from id id:MediaWiki:Revdelete-reason-dropdown which include spam. Afaik revdel is treated as normal deletion and not as OS wannabe on some wikis. I maybe wrong, but thanks for being concerned about me.--AldNonymousBicara? 02:35, 6 April 2019 (UTC)
FWIW while this is not technically allowed on Meta, enwiki, and a lot of other large wikis I do see sysops on other wikis do it all the time. But elwikisource has active sysops, I'm not sure why they haven't been asked. --Rschen7754 03:05, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of wikibooks:ar:أرواحية

Status:    Done

Page created for a test edit. --Eihel (talk) 00:08, 9 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Deleted. PiRSquared17 (talk) 00:11, 9 April 2019 (UTC)

Deletion of cdo:Ariel_(ôi-sĭng)

Status:    Not done

"Ariel is very good at dealing with everything." (trad.): it's the only content of the page. Only 3 local admins who are not present every day (Stewardry). Thanks in advance Smile eye.png. --Eihel (talk) 00:07, 10 April 2019 (UTC)

X mark.svg Declined. I don't think Google Translate can be trusted with Eastern Min. The two links on that page go to the articles on Uranus and natural satellite, so it probably says something like "Ariel is a moon of Uranus", which is accurate. PiRSquared17 (talk) 00:18, 10 April 2019 (UTC)
Not to mention, the article was created by a user who is a sysop and bureaucrat on cdowiki. I think your problem is that Google Translate defaults to assuming that the text is written in Vietnamese (which is a completely unrelated language). I doubt the text remotely resembles Vietnamese, so the translation you get is likely just a case of w:Garbage in, garbage out. PiRSquared17 (talk) 00:19, 10 April 2019 (UTC)
I'm stupid, it's worse: it's the title that made me confused. If I re-translate my language into English, it gives "Oh my Ariel" (mon = moon). So, I made an attive conclusion with Google: it is a worshiper of some artist. pffffffff. Thank you for opening my eyes, PiRSquared17. --Eihel (talk) 00:43, 10 April 2019 (UTC)
@Eihel: If you paste the text into Google Translate and, instead of Vietnamese, translate it from Romanian to English, the output is "Ariel has been taught in the process of reuniting," which is also complete garbage. As far as I can tell, Google doesn't even have an option for Min Dong yet. Anyway, I don't mean to make a big deal out of this mistake, but it may serve as a reminder to be a bit more careful with Google Translate. PiRSquared17 (talk) 00:56, 10 April 2019 (UTC)

Vandal on vi.wikiquote

Status:    Not done

Only 1 sysop on this wiki. There seems to be a lot of vandalism on q:vi:Thành_ngữ_Việt_Nam and q:vi:Tục_ngữ_Việt_Nam (Most of the edits may not seem obvious, but some specific edits are purely nonconstructive, like [4][5]). Please pay some attention to those articles. Since there have been too much vandalism, I do not even know which revisions I should revert to. Also pay some attention to those two ranges 2402:800:6115:2346:7DBC:6994:7700:B39A/322001:EE0:4592:92C0:8CED:B2A:6096:15B/32, thanks!--94rain Talk 09:03, 10 April 2019 (UTC)

Please address this to the admin at viWQ, they have been onwiki in the past week, and this sort of stuff is best managed locally. If the admin needs our assistance, then they can ask. With regard to reverting, go back to a previously stable edition, and sometimes that can be a week or so. It is a conservative approach.  — billinghurst sDrewth 10:59, 10 April 2019 (UTC)

Edits to gadget namespace

Status:    Not done
  1. Add en:Template:R restricted to en:Gadget:Invention, Travel, & Adventure (originally proposed by Kusma at en:Wikipedia:Redirects_for_discussion/Log/2017 August 31#Gadget:Invention, Travel, & Adventure, see also en:Gadget talk:Invention, Travel, & Adventure#Edit request and en:Talk:Gadget Invention, Travel, & Adventure#Edit request)
  2. Create the redirects en:Gadget:Past as Future and en:Gagdet:Invention, Travel, and Adventure targeting en:Gadget Invention, Travel, & Adventure (originally proposed by Nyttend at en:User talk:MaxSem/Archives/August 2015#Gadget redirects) and tag these as R restricted as well.

For the avoidance of doubt, this cannot be done by a local administrator.

Thanks. * Pppery * survives 00:18, 11 April 2019 (UTC)

@Pppery: Currently, only the staff group can edit Gadget-space pages. Vermont (talk) 01:00, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
Although, a steward could simply add the right to the steward global usergroup then do it. Vermont (talk) 01:14, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
@Vermont: Indeed. This is (atypically for SRM requests) an example of a request that requires a steward as opposed to a global sysop like you, but this seemed to me like the proper venue. * Pppery * survives 01:17, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
Yep. Currently trying to get someone on IRC... Vermont (talk) 01:18, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
@MaxSem: It appears that you have declined this change in the past. Perhaps you could comment on whether you believe the hereby proposed action (make steward override the decision) is a good idea. --Vogone (talk) 01:43, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
I'm disappointed that now there's forum shopping around this. The Gadget namespace is reserved and should not contain wikitext. So far, due to one page being previously present in this namespace, a single redirect was allowed. If people will keep trying to pollute this namespace, perhaps we should nuke its existing contents and make it absolutely uneditable by anyone. Max Semenik (talk) 01:53, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
Your argument that the gadget namespace ... should not contain content was rejected by consensus of the English Wikipedia community in August 2017. (and, though it wouldn't be impermissible to start another RfD, it would likely lead to the same result since nothing significant has changed). If you go ahead with your plan to nuke the entire gadget namespace, then I plan to take the deletion of en:Gadget:Invention, Travel, & Adventure to deletion review. * Pppery * survives 03:31, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
If a project wants their pages in this namespace to be edited, they should just go about getting it set up for project level control. This ns has been hanging around for a long time unused though, so I'm mostly on board with @MaxSem:'s note that it should just be removed unless someone can point to a specific rollout schedule. — xaosflux Talk 03:38, 11 April 2019 (UTC)
(ec) English Wikipedia discussions and conclusions do not apply at meta. Also not certain that being argumentative about staff and developer issues is appropriate in this space.

Generally phabricator: is probably a better space for changes in areas outside of standard management and rights.  — billinghurst sDrewth 03:40, 11 April 2019 (UTC)

Pending DRs, Requesting for Cross-wiki deletion

Status:    Not done

Requesting for Cross-wiki deletion on the group of articles related with en:Bahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi and his seminary named, en:Darul Huda Islamic University. d:Q3595829 cannot be deleted because 4 linked articles are live:

See also en:Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Bahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi and en:Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Darul Huda Islamic University (3rd nomination). Best, --MalayaliWoman (talk) 21:43, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done. Local admin are active, please talk to them.--AldnonymousBicara? 03:42, 11 April 2019 (UTC)

Kab Vector.css

Status:    Done

Could someone please copy paste the follow code to the kab:MediaWiki:Vector.css page? (it fixes the coordinates templates.)

/* Position coordinates */
#coordinates {
    position: absolute;
    top: 0em;
    right: 0em;
    float: right;
    margin: 0em;
    padding: 0em;
    line-height: 1.5em;
    text-align: right;
    text-indent: 0;
    font-size: 85%;
    text-transform: none;
    white-space: nowrap;
}

--Sami At Ferḥat (talk) 20:21, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

@Sami At Ferḥat: Yes check.svg Done. Tell me if it's good now. PiRSquared17 (talk) 21:50, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
Yesss! it looks great now, thanks @PiRSquared17:! Sami At Ferḥat (talk) 22:07, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

Request for bigdelete on zhwiki

Status:    Not done

I want to merge histories from zh:Wikipedia:知识问答/FIXME to zh:Wikipedia:知识问答/旧版 (by moving the first title to the second title, then restore the second page). This is to fix phab:T215036. --Xiplus (talk) 07:08, 11 February 2019 (UTC)

@Xiplus: This is now resolved, correct? PiRSquared17 (talk) 20:10, 12 April 2019 (UTC)
@PiRSquared17: Yes. I withdraw this request. --Xiplus (talk) 00:07, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

Add bn.wikivoyage to global bot wikiset

Status:    Done

Discussion at voy:bn:উইকিভ্রমণ:ভ্রমণপিপাসুর_আড্ডা#Bot_policy, no opposition. --Rschen7754 21:35, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:16, 14 April 2019 (UTC)

Add ps.wikivoyage to global bot wikiset

Status:    Done

Discussion at voy:ps:ويکيسفر:د_کارنانو_شورا#Bot_policy, no opposition. --Rschen7754 03:51, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

Done. — regards, Revi 06:33, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

Update nap.wiki JS

Status:    Done

The Monobook.js on nap.wiki is very outdated and needs updating. Most notably, it tries to load a script from itwiki which was deleted years ago and makes use of wg variables. The wiki doesn't have IAs, nor bureaucrats, so a steward should edit that page. The new content can be found at nap:Utente:Daimona Eaytoy/Sandbox.js. Thanks, --Daimona Eaytoy (talk) 11:05, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done.--AldnonymousBicara? 11:16, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

Add fi.wikivoyage to global bot wikiset

Status:    Done

Discussion at voy:fi:Wikimatkat:Kestikievari#Bot_policy, no opposition. --Rschen7754 03:51, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

Done. — regards, Revi 06:32, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

OAuth approval request for Musikverket Translation Descriptions

Status:    Done

Toolforge application for translations of image descriptions from Musikverket. The application is a part of the Wikimedia Commons Roundtripping Pilot. --Abbe98 (talk) 19:26, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 19:45, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

Protection in Chuvash Wikipedia

Status:    Done

I am afraid w:cv:Плотников Николай Алексеевич needs full protection. It is only edited by a LTA (several accounts already blocked) who adds there purely disruptive material. I revert these edits, and it looms like nobody else is interested. Thanks.--Ymblanter (talk) 20:15, 23 April 2019 (UTC)

Protected for 3 months. Esteban16 (talk) 23:29, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
Great, thanks a lot.--Ymblanter (talk) 20:30, 24 April 2019 (UTC)

Hotline

Status:    Done

Please lock User:YouCanHaveMyIceCreamIWasMolested everywhere, and semi-protect the WikiQuote talk page for my account indefinitely. Drmies (talk) 21:39, 19 April 2019 (UTC)

  • And check User talk:Bonadea. Please oversight the lot, starting in 2018: it is a threat. Drmies (talk) 21:51, 19 April 2019 (UTC)
  • How did someone slip through the filter with my username in theirs? Drmies (talk) 00:11, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

@Drmies: please see (How to make a request) in SRCU header, also lock/block requests should be in SRG and other requests in SRM! For oversight requests see this! --Alaa :)..! 09:16, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

@Drmies: Your request include:

  • Please lock User:YouCanHaveMyIceCreamIWasMolested everywhere Yes check.svg Locked by Wim b
  • semi-protect the WikiQuote talk page for my account indefinitely X mark.svg Not done as there's 6 active sysops, you can send protection request to any of them.
  • Please oversight the lot, starting in 2018: it is a threat X mark.svg Not done see Oversight_policy#All_Wikimedia_wikis
  • How did someone slip through the filter with my username in theirs? need an explanation?!
--Alaa :)..! 09:22, 20 April 2019 (UTC)
I think he was asking you to look at the user talk page's history and oversight those edits, not to CU the account. In regard to the filter, the title blacklist was only updated with Drmies's username on March 18. Vermont (talk) 13:22, 20 April 2019 (UTC)
Vermont, we are dealing with an LTA here. Yes, I wanted someone to CU the account, which is why I posted it on the Steward/CU page. This LTA is a sock and frequently travels with a half-dozen accounts. Now, I do not understand all this bureaucratic BS that User:علاء is throwing at me. I don't know why they can't protect my WikiQuote talk page: the only purpose it serves is harassment, and there is no reason for to go to another page to request semi-protection when I'm already trying to reach a steward. Nor do I understand whey they can't have a look at User talk:Bonadea to scrub such content as " Category:I am 1 lucky kid i sucking my sweaty dad c*ck and my dad watch my uncle breed my assmmm i"--User:علاء , do you think that's not disruptive? And I don't have any interest in reading a policy here: it's my daughter's name that was mentioned there, so someone better take an interest in it. Sorry, I know y'all have things to do, but at some point someone needs to take some action, and with this LTA that means running CU, blocking all accounts, possibly placing rangeblocks, and revdeleting all of their harassment. Drmies (talk) 01:52, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
@Drmies: To be fair, stewards can get in trouble for non-emergency admin actions on wikis that have active sysops. (I actually voted to remove a steward for a similar reason a few years ago, and the steward was removed in the end). Regarding the oversight request, if the content isn't oversighted (I can't tell if it was revdel-ed or OSed), you can email mail:meta-oversight. --Rschen7754 02:07, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
It appears as though your English Wikiquote talk page has been protected from creation since October 2018. Are you referring to a different language Wikiquote? Also, if your daughter's name is still there, it can be oversighted, although normal disruptive edits cannot be. (see Alaa's link above) Thanks, Vermont (talk) 02:11, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Vermont, User:Rschen7754, at the risk of being a little too dramatic, did y'all notice that the motherfucker posted my address in a username? Vermont, when you hit "rollback", the username is included in the edit summary, but at least now you know how to send me a Christmas card, so many one of you can take care of that.

    Now here is what I would like: I want ALL the talk pages protected or at least semi-protected, on all the dozens of Wikis where I will NEVER be active, talk pages that only exist, AFAIK, because of this unified login stuff. There are so many that I don't even know what's where anymore. And have some nice smart person tweak the filter. That is the simplest way to counter this, until the WMF grows teeth and a spine. Thanks. Drmies (talk) 15:26, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

    • Drmies, I’ll see if I can poke someone about a filter here, which likely would be easier than protecting your page on 700 odd projects. I don’t think Ala’a was trying to be bureaucratic here. He’s usually one of the least bureaucratic stewards and I suspect it was a misunderstanding of what you’re asking. Since your daughter is involved, I poked another steward to look at this since I think Alaa is offline and I don’t think he would mind. TonyBallioni (talk) 15:48, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
      • There's 700? Sheesh. Thanks Tony. Drmies (talk) 16:07, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
    Global Abusefilters are not enabled on BIG wikis (i.e. en, de, etc etc), so it is in fact not truly global. — regards, Revi 02:21, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Note : Special:diff/19032156 already added to global Title Blacklist by Billinghurst.--AldnonymousBicara? 16:25, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
    • Another note - the string "Drmies" is TitleBlacklist protected with the parameter <noedit|autoconfirmed>, so consider "semi-protect the WikiQuote talk page for my account indefinitely" already done. The above diff is for account creation only. -★- PlyrStar93 Message me. 16:34, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
      • Ah yeah almost forgot these .*\bdrmies\b.* <noedit|autoconfirmed> already added, so yeah, consider these as protection for 750+ active SUL wiki projects.--AldnonymousBicara? 16:52, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

Hello all (Hey @Drmies:), my response above based on the tangle and overlapping of the request without sufficient explanation, especially that Drmies is well-trusted and highly experienced user, and when I mentioned the policies pages I mean that (OS request applied private email or OTRS and not on public, and CU requests should contain information about "why to CU?"). I don't want to waste more time on explanation, but of course I apologize for my (mistake, misunderstanding and poor handling) of the request. @Drmies: can you please explain how I can help? --Alaa :)..! 16:51, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

  • User_talk:علاء , I appreciate your note and I hear from TonyBallioni that I was too harsh with you: my apologies. I think I outlines above what I need in these cases: CU for sleepers, revdeletion of all personal information, including edit summaries and such...and semi-protection of all those talk pages... thanks; I know y'all are having to do a lot of hard work, but I hope you understand that seeing your address in a username is seeing almost the worst kind of harassment and personal threat. Thanks, Drmies (talk) 17:01, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
@Drmies: Face-smile.svg I'm working in that.... --Alaa :)..! 17:04, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
Alaa, if anything - this sockpuppeteer hops over a very large range which blocking causes huge collateral (may be broken down to roughly 3--4 smaller ranges, but still large enough). CU sleepers may or may not be doable in this case. Page protection is already done through means other than local sysops. -★- PlyrStar93 Message me. 17:13, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

@Drmies and PlyrStar93: Are we finished here? or Is there any further action needed? --Alaa :)..! 10:55, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

  • Things are happening behind the scenes also, so I guess we're done here--thanks! Drmies (talk) 13:59, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done per above --Alaa :)..! 17:01, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of my user page on am.wiki

Status:    Done

Hi, can someone please delete my vandalized user page on am.wiki? It looks like there are no active administrators over there. Thanks! You may also want to check other pending speedy deletion requests. --Titore (talk) 18:21, 26 April 2019 (UTC)

Titore Yes check.svg Done--Wim b 18:46, 26 April 2019 (UTC)

Global deletion and replacement

Status:    Done

As per the suggestion at the Synchbot page, I hereby make the following requests:

  1. Please go to and delete all the pages under these titles: User:Aristitleism, User:Aristitleism/.*, User_talk:Aristitleism/.*, User:Tiemianwusi, User:Tiemianwusi/.*, User_talk:Tiemianwusi/.*
  2. Please globally replace the word Aristitleism on any page with Tiemianwusi

Please proceed with my requests to the extent possible. Thank you so much. --Tiemianwusi (talk) 13:46, 16 October 2018 (UTC)

Please, create a list of pages to be deleted. Ruslik (talk) 20:40, 16 October 2018 (UTC)
  • Where possible, please delete the unused redirects and userpages according to the following lists. Thank you so much --Tiemianwusi (talk) 04:35, 17 October 2018 (UTC)

List 1: unused redirects

Wiki Page
ar.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ar:User talk:Aristitleism
ar.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done s:ar:User talk:Aristitleism
bjn.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:bjn:User talk:Aristitleism
bn.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:bn:User talk:Aristitleism
commons.wikimedia.org Yes check.svg Done commons:User:Aristitleism/001
commons:User:Aristitleism/RTKC
commons:User:Aristitleism/RTKC/2
commons:User:Aristitleism/Sam_Kok
commons:User talk:Aristitleism
commons:User talk:Aristitleism/Achieves_1
de.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:de:User talk:Aristitleism
en.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done Rschen7754 w:User:Aristitleism/Archive
w:User:Aristitleism/Archive/Inner
w:User talk:Aristitleism
w:User talk:Aristitleism/Archive_1
w:User talk:Aristitleism/Archive_2
w:User talk:Aristitleism/Archive_3
w:User talk:Aristitleism/Archive_4
w:User talk:Aristitleism/Archive_5
w:User talk:Aristitleism/Archive_6
en.wikinews.org Yes check.svg Done wikinews:User talk:Aristitleism
en.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done s:User:Aristitleism/001
s:User:Aristitleism/002
s:User:Aristitleism/003
s:User:Aristitleism/004
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s:User talk:Aristitleism
s:User talk:Aristitleism/Archives_1
en.wiktionary.org Yes check.svg Done wikt:User:Aristitleism/ThaiTalkPage
wikt:User talk:Aristitleism
eu.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:eu:User talk:Aristitleism
fr.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done Linedwell [talk] w:fr:User talk:Aristitleism
gl.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:gl:User talk:Aristitleism
hi.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:hi:User talk:Aristitleism
id.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done Aldnonymous w:id:User talk:Aristitleism
incubator.wikimedia.org Yes check.svg Done incubator:User talk:Aristitleism
it.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:it:User talk:Aristitleism
ja.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ja:User talk:Aristitleism
jv.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done Aldnonymous w:jv:User talk:Aristitleism
ko.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done — regards, Revi 08:14, 26 January 2019 (UTC) w:ko:User talk:Aristitleism
ko.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done Aldnonymous s:ko:User talk:Aristitleism
lo.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done Aldnonymous w:lo:User:Aristitleism/ThaiTalkPage
w:lo:User talk:Aristitleism
lv.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:lv:User talk:Aristitleism
meta.wikimedia.org Yes check.svg all --Vogone (talk) metawiki:User:Aristitleism
metawiki:User talk:Aristitleism
mk.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:mk:User talk:Aristitleism
ml.wikipedia.org w:ml:User talk:Aristitleism
ml.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done s:ml:User talk:Aristitleism
ms.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ms:User talk:Aristitleism
nl.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:nl:User talk:Aristitleism
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no.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:no:User talk:Aristitleism
ro.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ro:User:Aristitleism/ThaiTalkPage
w:ro:User talk:Aristitleism
w:ro:User talk:Aristitleism/Arhivă_1
th.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:th:User:Aristitleism/001
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w:th:User talk:Aristitleism
th.wikibooks.org Yes check.svg all -Wim b wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/001
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/002
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/003
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/004
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/005
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/006
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/007
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/008
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/009
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/010
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/011
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/012
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/013
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/014
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/015
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/016
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/017
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/018
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/019
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/020
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/021
wikibooks:th:User:Aristitleism/022
wikibooks:th:User talk:Aristitleism
th.wikiquote.org Yes check.svg -Wim b wikiquote:th:User talk:Aristitleism
th.wikisource.org Yes check.svg all -Wim b s:th:User:Aristitleism/001
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s:th:User:Aristitleism/003
s:th:User:Aristitleism/004
s:th:User:Aristitleism/005
s:th:User:Aristitleism/006
s:th:User:Aristitleism/007
s:th:User:Aristitleism/008
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s:th:User:Aristitleism/010
s:th:User:Aristitleism/011
s:th:User:Aristitleism/012
s:th:User:Aristitleism/013
s:th:User:Aristitleism/014
s:th:User:Aristitleism/015
s:th:User:Aristitleism/016
s:th:User:Aristitleism/Fraction
s:th:User:Aristitleism/Fraction/doc
s:th:User:Aristitleism/PB
s:th:User:Aristitleism/User:Aristitleism/Page_break
s:th:User:Aristitleism/Page_break/2
s:th:User:Aristitleism/authordot
s:th:User:Aristitleism/cvc/b02/decree
s:th:User:Aristitleism/poem
s:th:User:Aristitleism/บทกวี
s:th:User:Aristitleism/ลิขสิทธิ์ประมวญฯ
s:th:User talk:Aristitleism
s:th:User talk:Aristitleism/กรุ_1
th.wiktionary.org Yes check.svg Done wikt:th:User talk:Aristitleism
uz.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:uz:User talk:Aristitleism
vi.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:vi:User talk:Aristitleism
www.wikidata.org Yes check.svg Done --Vogone (talk) wikidata:User talk:Aristitleism
zh.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Doneby admin Kalicine730.--Cohaf (talk) 06:04, 22 December 2018 (UTC) w:zh:User talk:Aristitleism

List 2: unused userpages

Wiki Page
ar.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ar:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ar.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done --AldnonymousBicara? 04:06, 11 April 2019 (UTC) s:ar:User talk:Tiemianwusi
bjn.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b w:bjn:User talk:Tiemianwusi
bn.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:bn:User talk:Tiemianwusi
commons.wikimedia.org Black check.svg Already done commons:User:Tiemianwusi/001
commons:User:Tiemianwusi/RTKC
commons:User:Tiemianwusi/RTKC/2
commons:User:Tiemianwusi/Sam_Kok
commons:User talk:Tiemianwusi
commons:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Achieves_1
de.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:de:User talk:Tiemianwusi
en.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done userpages, enwiki does not delete user talk --Rschen7754 16:47, 25 November 2018 (UTC) w:User:Tiemianwusi/Archive
w:User:Tiemianwusi/Archive/Inner
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archive_1
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archive_2
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archive_3
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archive_4
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archive_5
w:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archive_6
en.wikinews.org Yes check.svg Done wikinews:User talk:Tiemianwusi
en.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done s:User:Tiemianwusi/001
s:User:Tiemianwusi/002
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s:User:Tiemianwusi/004
s:User:Tiemianwusi/005
s:User talk:Tiemianwusi
s:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archives_1
en.wiktionary.org Yes check.svg Done wikt:User:Tiemianwusi/ThaiTalkPage
wikt:User talk:Tiemianwusi
eu.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:eu:User talk:Tiemianwusi
fr.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:fr:User talk:Tiemianwusi
gl.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:gl:User talk:Tiemianwusi
hi.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b w:hi:User talk:Tiemianwusi
id.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done Aldnonymous w:id:User talk:Tiemianwusi
incubator.wikimedia.org Yes check.svg Done incubator:User talk:Tiemianwusi
it.wikipedia.org No page exist here, no need for deletion. w:it:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ja.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ja:User talk:Tiemianwusi
jv.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b w:jv:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ko.wikipedia.org w:ko:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ko.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b s:ko:User talk:Tiemianwusi
lo.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b w:lo:User:Tiemianwusi/ThaiTalkPage
w:lo:User talk:Tiemianwusi
lv.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:lv:User talk:Tiemianwusi
meta.wikimedia.org Yes check.svg all --Vogone (talk) metawiki:User:Tiemianwusi
metawiki:User talk:Tiemianwusi
mk.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:mk:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ml.wikipedia.org w:ml:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ml.wikisource.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b s:ml:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ms.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:ms:User talk:Tiemianwusi
nl.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:nl:User talk:Tiemianwusi
w:nl:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Archief_1
no.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:no:User talk:Tiemianwusi
ro.wikipedia.org Yellow check.svg Partly done: deletion of archived talk page was declined w:ro:User:Tiemianwusi/ThaiTalkPage
w:ro:User talk:Tiemianwusi
w:ro:User talk:Tiemianwusi/Arhivă_1
th.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:th:User:Tiemianwusi/001
w:th:User:Tiemianwusi/002
w:th:User talk:Tiemianwusi
th.wikibooks.org Yes check.svg all -Wim b wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/001
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/002
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/003
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/004
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/005
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/006
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/007
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/008
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/009
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/010
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wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/014
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/015
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wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/017
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/018
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/019
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/020
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/021
wikibooks:th:User:Tiemianwusi/022
wikibooks:th:User talk:Tiemianwusi
th.wikiquote.org Yes check.svg -Wim b wikiquote:th:User talk:Tiemianwusi
th.wikisource.org Yes check.svg all -Wim b s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/001
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s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/003
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s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/Fraction
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/Fraction/doc
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/PB
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/User:Tiemianwusi/Page_break
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/Page_break/2
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/authordot
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/cvc/b02/decree
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/poem
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/บทกวี
s:th:User:Tiemianwusi/ลิขสิทธิ์ประมวญฯ
s:th:User talk:Tiemianwusi
s:th:User talk:Tiemianwusi/กรุ_1
th.wiktionary.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b wikt:th:User talk:Tiemianwusi
uz.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done -Wim b w:uz:User talk:Tiemianwusi
vi.wikipedia.org Yes check.svg Done w:vi:User talk:Tiemianwusi
www.wikidata.org Yes check.svg Done --Vogone (talk) wikidata:User talk:Tiemianwusi
zh.wikipedia.orgYes check.svg Doneby admin Kalicine730.--Cohaf (talk) 06:05, 22 December 2018 (UTC) w:zh:User talk:Tiemianwusi
I don't think this can be done for forever, I suggest using Synchbot for this request.--AldNonymousBicara? 19:20, 3 March 2019 (UTC)
Hi Tiemianwusi, care to proceed with my suggested step?--AldNonymousBicara? 00:51, 5 March 2019 (UTC)
All tagged for deletion, waiting for local admin to delete.--AldnonymousBicara? 04:12, 11 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done --Alaa :)..! 17:03, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

There are still open requests on ko.wikipedia and ml.wikipedia. PiRSquared17 (talk) 00:54, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
And the user can chase the admins at those wikis. It isn't our responsibility where there are active administrators. I believe our job is done. Yes check.svg Done  — billinghurst sDrewth 02:29, 26 April 2019 (UTC)

Add nl.wikinews to global bots

Status:    Done

Discussion open for 7 days and no objections: n:nl:Wikinieuws:Redactieruimte#Bot_policy. --Rschen7754 19:58, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:22, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Add li.wikinews to global bots

Status:    Done

Discussion open for 7 days and no objections: n:li:Wikinuujs:De_Kaffee#Bot_policy. --Rschen7754 19:58, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 20:22, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletion on he.wikivoyage

Status:    Done

Please check he:voy:קטגוריה:ויקימסע: למחיקה מהירה. The only administator there has not been active in the last four months. DL3222 (talk) 10:47, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done--Wim b 16:44, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletions on ro.wikinews

Status:    Done

Backlog of requests [6] here. Asked last active admin and no response after 1 week: [7] Other admin has not edited in 2019. --Rschen7754 05:47, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Thx.  — billinghurst sDrewth 07:46, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletion on is.wikisource

Status:    Done

[8], no admin. --Rschen7754 05:58, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done  — billinghurst sDrewth 07:42, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Add sk.wikisource to global bots

Status:    Done

Discussion open since 2016 and no objections: s:sk:Wikizdroje:Portál_komunity#Bot_policy. Please advise if you believe this discussion is too old. --Rschen7754 20:12, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done Already in wikiset. Ruslik (talk) 20:23, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
@Ruslik0 and Rschen7754: Actually, it was not, but it is now. Trijnsteltalk 19:47, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

Deletion request for wikipedia:new:मःमःचा

Status:    Done

Again 2 inactive sysops locally for this request. Short page for an editing test. Regards. --Eihel (talk) 06:03, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done more pages are awaiting deletion there, may have time to clean up or else another GS can go ahead and finish it off. —Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 14:39, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Deletion request for wiktionary:af:democratie

Status:    Done

Blank page created by an anonymous. Titled in a language other than Afrikans. Keeping this page is not necessary and there are only two sysops on vacation since a long time. Cdly. --Eihel (talk) 03:33, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

done.--AldnonymousBicara? 03:35, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of user subpage in Lao language

Status:    Done

I'm in a WP-editathon with Wikipedians editing in different languages, one of them in Lao. A participant wants to delete her subpage (because Google is indexing this subpage and showing it prominently in this language!). I have tried different templates to ask for (speedy) deletion and none of these templates works in lao, for ex. this is not working: {{subst:Proposed deletion|concern=reason for proposed deletion}}.

So I ask here, what to do or if someone could delete this page and this page?

It appear that the Lao Wikipedia has no active admins. Thank you --Hadi (talk) 10:07, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done.--AldnonymousBicara? 14:34, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

kywiktionary revisited

Status:    Not done

As with my post about kywiktionary back in February, there has been quite a bit of recent page creation through IPs at that wiki, much of which was just deleted on March 24th (and relevant address ranges blocked). Billinghurst took care of it this time, but left the contributions of several now-blocked IPs in place because, he said: "Mass delete failed due to db error, and I didn't have the time to do singly. The older are not in RC, so cannot be mass deleted." Since they apparently would have been deleted if it had been easy to do, I'm wondering whether someone else wants to take a look at this and consider whether the pages should be deleted (or possibly even the opposite: consider reversing the blocks in some cases — not sure whether that's a common occurrence):

Here are "luxotool" links for the only two of these IPs with any cross-wiki activity (in both cases, a trivial amount — the others are only on kywiktionary):

Holder is the other user who has been quite active mass-deleting pages on kywiktionary recently (deleted all the pages I posted about back in Feb). I don't have particularly strong feelings about these entries, but they do seem to fit the pattern of mass page creations, likely from the same user, using ever-changing IP addresses — hallmarks of longtime vandals trying to get around blocks (and potentially of other, legitimate users). - dcljr (talk) 23:54, 25 March 2019 (UTC)

As I did in February, I have notified admins at the Kyrgyz Wikipedia (this time all three of them) about this discussion. - dcljr (talk) 00:09, 26 March 2019 (UTC)
I saw that, that IP did it again, he flooded the RC and cvn channels, also notifying @Vogone:.--AldNonymousBicara? 03:14, 26 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment Comment it is not so clean, some of these have reason text, eg. wikt:ky:nedancināmi and I am not brave enough to march in and delete as wiktionary is not one of my strengths. So I think it is a case of build a list, at kywikt of proposed deletions, and after a period of time we can delete what is not removed from a proposed list.  — billinghurst sDrewth 11:57, 26 March 2019 (UTC)
    re activity, there is nothing there in the last few days following range blocks, so I am not sure what is being reported through cvn channels.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:08, 26 March 2019 (UTC)
    Not these IPs, different ones, I forgot the address but doing similar thing as this. I don't know if I should stop that IP action or not, please ask Vogone, he know more about this than me.--AldNonymousBicara? 12:30, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

If no one is prepared to say that these entries were created illegitimately by a known vandal, then we should probably just close this as "not done". The Kyrgyz Wikipedia admins have not responded to my requests to participate in this discussion (none of them have edited that wiki in the meantime), and there's too many entries to check individually by someone who doesn't read Kyrgyz — i.e., by cross-referencing the info with existing pages in other Wiktionaries and Wikipedias. FWIW, I did that with the 5 "USA" entries created by 2804:14C:6590:8CEC:30C1:F2AD:148A:587B and they all seemed legit. If anyone has a lot of time on their hands, they can check the rest and tag any obviously bad entries with the local Template:Delete, for listing in the wiki's "speedy delete" category. (In case anyone is confused, the Kyrgyz Wikipedia admins were contacted because the Kyrgyz Wiktionary has no admins and no detectible editing community.) - dcljr (talk) 07:38, 9 April 2019 (UTC)