Steward requests/Username changes/2016-10

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Simple rename requests

Chakib Cohen@global

this user add his request in local page and our GR nowadays are inactive, (if required) I will make the user sign here to confirm -- Ibrahim (talk) 02:03, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

Done. – Ajraddatz (talk) 02:13, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

தமிழ்வப்@global

Yes check.svg Donecyberpower ChatHello! 12:45, 1 October 2016 (UTC)
Thanks ---Thamilwap (talk) 12:48, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

Erkut Cora@global

Yes check.svg Done masti <talk> 21:03, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

Hrum-Hrum@global

  • I confirm that Hrum-Hrum can use my old name Sunpriat Сунприат (talk) 19:55, 8 October 2016 (UTC)
    @Hrum-Hrum: According to our records, it looks like you've been renamed before. Please note that username changes take up valuable server resources and are not something to be treated lightly. Are you sure you want the name "Sunpriat"? —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 20:50, 8 October 2016 (UTC)
    • I want to merge the contribution of two accounts into one, but it's impossible. I tried it a new name, but still want to go back to the old way, with which I accustomed to working. --Hrum-Hrum (talk) 21:49, 8 October 2016 (UTC)
      @Hrum-Hrum: ...so is that a "Yes" or a "No"? —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:19, 9 October 2016 (UTC)
      • Yes. for me will be more convenient to work as the Sunpriat. --Hrum-Hrum (talk) 02:29, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:43, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

Ugiyle96@global

Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:21, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

CLINCK@global

Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 16:24, 10 October 2016 (UTC)

Aslan4ik@global

Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 17:11, 13 October 2016 (UTC)

Wilfredktlr@global

@Wilfredktlr: Usernames may not begin with a lowercase letter. The software automatically capitalizes the first letter of every username. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 22:41, 6 October 2016 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done No response. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 01:57, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Lucimundatene89@global

Withdrawn Discovered account of same name -- will perform usurpation instead. Lucimundatene89 (talk) 22:50, 15 October 2016 (UTC)

@Lucimundatene89: Huh? Special:CentralAuth/JoshuaWashburn shows that there is no account titled "JoshuaWashburn", so a normal rename is possible; there is no need to usurp. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 01:58, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
@K6ka: Similar Names shows Joshuawashburn, is that a problem? Lucimundatene89 (talk) 02:04, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
@Lucimundatene89: Oh, the annoying "similar names" filter. :/
The username you're requesting, "JoshuaWashburn", has a capital W, compared to the registered "Joshuawashburn" which is lowercase. Normally, a username this similar would probably be enough to preclude a renaming (And thus you'd want to file a request to usurp "Joshuawashburn", not the camelcase version).
However, in this case, from what I can see "Joshuawashburn" hasn't made any edits since they were registered in 2006. It's pretty unlikely at this point that they will return, and even if they did you're more established on Wikimedia than they are. It is possible for us to rename you to "JoshuaWashburn" without problems. If they do return, then that's a discussion for another time, but for now, if you want "JoshuaWashburn" with a capital W, we can do that.
There is unfortunately no official policy on renaming users to similar names, and it's usually up to the discretion of the renamer reviewing the request. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:12, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
@K6ka: Alright, I am reinstating this request and will withdraw the usurpation request. Lucimundatene89 (talk) 02:51, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
Alrighty then. Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 03:13, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

Leenah-AlBanna@global

Yes check.svg Done elsewhere; see [1]. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 14:56, 17 October 2016 (UTC)

Imahesh3847@global

Yes check.svg Done on enwiki. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 11:43, 19 October 2016 (UTC)

Maestro 121@global

@Maestro 121: You have been renamed four times on Wikimedia in total. You have made way too many username changes. Please note that the username change process is not something to be taken lightly. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 00:17, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Ok. I will respect it and see.--Maestro 121 (talk) 01:02, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
P.S. If there's a tool for banning a person to change the username? I hope this is my final username.--Maestro 121 (talk) 01:05, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
P.P.S. The signature already changed prior to the username.--Maestro 121 (talk) 01:10, 22 October 2016 (UTC) Request withdrawn self-withdrawn. Will use zh wiki to change the name. Thanks for your help.--Maestro 121 (talk) 04:51, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done Although using another wiki to try to bypass this is also unacceptable. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 14:09, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Kel albufera@global

Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 00:18, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Morris.stock@global

Doing in a second. Ks0stm (TCG) 05:31, 24 October 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Ks0stm (TCG) 05:33, 24 October 2016 (UTC)

Mehdi taqizadeh@global

Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 01:13, 27 October 2016 (UTC)

Requests involving merges, usurps or other complications

ZN3ukct@global

  • I'm a bureaucrat on en:. Please deny this request. This term has racial and political campaigning undertones. See this page, for example. I'd request a global block. --Dweller (talk) 15:03, 22 September 2016 (UTC)

Thanks. --Dweller (talk) 15:25, 22 September 2016 (UTC)

  • New request "Obongo" isn't always used in that way.[4] Could I get "Paid" instead? The account only made one edit which was quickly reverted.[5] ZN3ukct (talk) 23:29, 22 September 2016 (UTC)
    • Looks okay to me. Time2wait.svg On hold until October 23, 2016. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 00:03, 23 September 2016 (UTC)
      Sorry to override you like this but the requesting user did not notify the target user of this request. Please notify the target user of this request.—cyberpower ChatHello! 12:43, 1 October 2016 (UTC)
      @ZN3ukct: Sorry, I had to cancel the on hold period. You need to inform the target user of this request. Please leave them a message on their talk page.—cyberpower ChatHello! 12:47, 1 October 2016 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done Requesting user blocked on enwiki. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 13:09, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

Amin wordie@global

@Stephen G. Brown: You can ignore the AntiSpoof conflict so that you can complete the usurpation request. Since "AmIN" hasn't made any edits since it was registered over a month ago, it should be OK to finish it. (Also, a good question to ask is: "How did 'AmIN' register that name when it was supposedly too similar to 'Amin'?") —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 19:25, 1 October 2016 (UTC)
Thank, K6ka, it is going through now. I also wondered how AmIN registered his name. Thank you very much! Stephen G. Brown (talk) 19:33, 1 October 2016 (UTC)
Marking as Yes check.svg Done, even though I'm guessing the original request wasn't filed here. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 21:13, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

Mester Yassinosse@global

Time2wait.svg On hold until October 11, 2016.—cyberpower ChatHello! 23:17, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Hello cyberpower, please can you Delay the date of renaming my global account until October 11, 2016? Because now I'm not ready to change my name, thank you. Mester Yassinosse (talk) 22:48, 9 September 2016 (UTC)
I'm not Cyberpower678, but I've changed the date accordingly. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 00:41, 10 September 2016 (UTC)
Hello, @cyberpower, K6ka, thank you for the delay.
I'm waiting naw for renaming my account, thanks. Mester Yassinosse (talk)20:31, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
Yep. Yes check.svg Done. Thank you for your patience. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 23:40, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

FLRBot@global

Please notify the target user of this request on their home wiki.—cyberpower ChatHello! 19:16, 12 September 2016 (UTC)
O.K. w:id:Pembicaraan Pengguna:FLR. Thank. FLRBot (talk) 22:27, 12 September 2016 (UTC)
Can you make it a bit more detailed? Tell them what you're requesting.—cyberpower ChatHello! 01:21, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
J'ai mis un autre message, cela est très difficile pour moi, puisque je ne connais pas l'w:Indonesian language, ce comtpe à zéro édition et il est impossible de transmettre un message par courriel puisque le créateur du compte n'a pas mis d'adresse de courriel dans ces préférences, je doute d'avoir une réponse de sa part. Cordialement. FLRBot (talk) 01:48, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg On hold until October 13, 2016.—cyberpower ChatHello! 02:11, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:01, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Arokisky@global

X mark.svg Not done Requesting user and user making request does not match.—cyberpower ChatHello! 01:22, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
I'm not sure what this means....—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Arokisky (talk)
An IP tried to change request your username to be changed. For security reasons, we normally decline those requests unless they can establish that the user has given permission to be renamed. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Cyberpower678 (talk) 01:33, 13 September 2016‎ (UTC)

I tried to change it earlier today in another sub, but they told me to place a request here instead. Is this what you're referring to? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Arokisky (talk) 04:44, 13 September 2016‎ (UTC)

@Arokisky: I am taking time out of my busy work schedule to send you this message. The reason why we initially declined your request on this page is because you filed it while you were logged out. All requests must be made while you are logged in. It is a security issue, not one of inconvenience. Since you filed it while you were logged out we could not tell if you were the one who actually filed it.
Secondly, you must notify the target user on their home wiki about the usurpation. The target user's home wiki, in this case, is en.wikipedia.org. Go to their talk page there and paste {{subst:Usurpation requested}} ~~~~ onto the page. After that we must wait one month before we can do the actual renaming.
k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 11:09, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg On hold until October 13, 2016. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 23:42, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:08, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Lucimundatene89@global

--Lucimundatene89 (talk) 23:00, 15 October 2016 (UTC)

@Lucimundatene89: Huh? Special:CentralAuth/JoshuaWashburn shows that there is no account titled "JoshuaWashburn", so a normal rename is possible; there is no need to usurp. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 01:58, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
Withdrawn @K6ka: As mentioned in the simple rename version of this request, I am cancelling this request. Lucimundatene89 (talk) 02:54, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done (Well technically it is done, but no usurpation was performed) —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 03:13, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

hak45@global

Done. – Ajraddatz (talk) 21:44, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

Greggor88@global

This account has more contributions than yours. Unless the user agrees to the usurpation, this request will be denied. Ruslik (talk) 20:24, 14 October 2016 (UTC)
The user does not appear to be active. Can you advise if there is a different way to contact them? Greggor88 (talk) 20:53, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
@Greggor88: As the target user has not set an email address, there is no other way we can contact them, aside from their talk pages. Unfortunately there's no way we can "magically" make an inactive user return. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 02:27, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
@K6ka: Understood. Thank you for taking the time to explain that. Would you please close this request? I will make a name change request for a different username in the appropriate area. Greggor88 (talk) 19:24, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
Sure. X mark.svg Not done Request closed. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 23:09, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

Svearike~ruwiki@global

Time2wait.svg On hold until October 15 2016.—cyberpower ChatHello! 13:02, 15 September 2016 (UTC)
@Svearike~ruwiki: Can you explain your block on ru.wikipedia.org? —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 13:22, 15 October 2016 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done No response. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 14:15, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Omid.koli@global

Time2wait.svg On hold until October 21, 2016. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 23:06, 5 October 2016 (UTC)
Why wait a month? When this username has been inactive since it was created (3 years ago) -- ¤ Omid talk 13:22, 6 October 2016 (UTC)
@Omid.koli: Per policy. We wait one month after the target user has been notified, so they have a chance to respond to the request. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 22:42, 6 October 2016 (UTC)
@K6ka: I contacted the user on 12:37, 21 September 2016, about the situation. So the one month should be counted from that date not October 5, 2016.
-- ¤ Omid talk 20:44, 8 October 2016 (UTC)
Sorry, didn't see that you had responded (also your ping didn't go through). Changed from November 5 to October 21. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 20:48, 8 October 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 00:20, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
متشکرم/Thank you -- ¤ KOLI talk 10:27, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Muidoido~ptwiki@global

@Muidoido~ptwiki: Please notify the target user on their home wiki about this request. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 21:33, 14 October 2016 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done No response. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 14:08, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

ゆうたろう123@global

@ゆうたろう123: Please specify a username to be renamed to. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 14:12, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
Actually, given the long-term abuse block on ja.wikipedia.org, I'm afraid this request cannot be approved. X mark.svg Not donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 14:13, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

Mattgirling@global

--matt (talk) 14:24, 27 September 2016 (UTC)

Time2wait.svg On hold until October 28, 2016. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 00:25, 28 September 2016 (UTC)
Symbol wait.svg Doing...k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 11:19, 28 October 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Donek6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 11:31, 28 October 2016 (UTC)