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This page hosts requests for a username change. Please read the instructions before posting a request. Global username changes may also be requested here to be done by stewards and global renamers.

This is also the page where stewards can be requested to deal with problems relating to the unified login feature. These include:

  • Usurpation of accounts
  • Deletion of global accounts
Cross-wiki requests
Meta-Wiki requests

Contents


Instructions[edit]

Before posting here[edit]

Please list specific projects that you need rename in under your request, unless you are requesting a completely global rename.

How to add an entry here[edit]

To add an entry, please copy and paste the text below into the appropriate section.

=== Oldname@xxproject ===
{{SRUC
 |status     = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain     = xx.project
 |Oldname    = 
 |Newname    =
 |confirmation = [https:// diff-link to the local request on your local talk-page for example]<!--Local request link-->
 |reason     = (your remarks here)
--~~~~
}}

For example:

=== Example@jawiki ===
{{SRUC
 |status     = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain     = ja.wikipedia
 |Oldname    = Example
 |Newname    = Foo
 |confirmation = [http://ja.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Example&curid=4728&diff=26597&oldid=20341]
 |reason     = (your remarks here)
--~~~~
}}

For global rename requests:

=== Example@global ===
{{SRUC
 |status     = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain     = global
 |Oldname    = Example
 |Newname    = Foo
 |confirmation = [http://meta.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Example&curid=4728&diff=26597&oldid=20341]
 |reason     = <your remarks here>
--~~~~
}}


Making a request for your own account[edit]

For changing your username on one wiki:

Please include the following information in your request:

  • the old username,
  • the new username,
  • the wiki project on which you ask for the renaming,
  • a link to the local (old) user page, where you put a formal request with your local account

If anything is missing from your request, a steward will request more information. Please don't skip the last point, even if there's no community on the project. This helps ensure that you are requesting a rename for your own account. Please check before posting your request that the username you want is available. You can test that by going to the (new) user page and looking into the sidebar. If there is a link to user contributions, the account already exists.

For changing your username on several wikis: If you want to have your username changed on several wikis at the same time, please put a list of these wikis on one of your user pages and make sure that there is a link back to this page from all of the other user pages. Alternatively you can post a short request separately with all the user accounts to be renamed. Please give here only the link to the user page with your list and replace the "@ project" in the headline by "on several projects" or the like. If you wish to be renamed on all wikis, and there is no existing local or global account at the new name, you can simply put "global", and you will be globally renamed.


Making a request for an account that is not yours[edit]

If you want to have an account renamed because its name is harrassing or insulting, or if it impersonates you or someone else, please include the following information in your request:

  • the account's name, including a translation into English, (if it's harrassing or insulting),
  • the wiki project on which you ask for the renaming,
  • the impersonated account (if the account is impersonating), this can be cross wiki.

If anything is missing from your request, a steward will request more information.

Private requests[edit]

Requests that need to be made in private should be sent to stewards(at)wikimedia.org.

SUL account deletions[edit]

Please specify the account to be deleted, e.g. by linking to the Special:CentralAuth page for it, and the reason for it.

Global requests[edit]

Two options exist for requesting renames

  1. Use the (new) request form at Special:GlobalRenameRequest; or
  2. Utilise the manual process outlined above, and submit it below in this section.

Please add new requests at the end of the section. Sections should be titled your username@global if you wish to be globally renamed.

Nodder@global[edit]

@Nodder:: Your "Nodder" username is already your global account. Also, do you own Svetlan on the Bulgarian Wikipedia (it has the global account for Svetlan)? --Stryn (talk) 21:47, 24 March 2015 (UTC)
Well, no. The account on Bulgarian Wikipedia is not mine. --Nodder (talk) 22:09, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Monto@global[edit]

"Monto" username is already taken. Please choose another username. --Stryn (talk) 06:12, 26 March 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for the prompt response, but I see various users requesting retaining/usurping of accounts, why can I not do the same? As I explained, I signed up for the account almost ten years ago and would appreciate the opportunity to ask for arbitration. Please clarify. --Monto~temp (talk) 07:12, 26 March 2015 (UTC)
In those other cases the global account has no live edits (or just few at maximum). The user on jawp has 16 live edits. The global account was chosen per the edit count at the time when you were notified and the registeration date have not been taken into account. Regards, --Stryn (talk) 07:38, 26 March 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for sharing this information. Unfortunately, I had no idea this SUL project was under way and, thus, did not have an opportunity to claim the global account for "Monto" sooner.
Although I have limited edits on my English Wikipedia account, I have been active with hundreds of edits over the years, largely anonymously. I, unfortunately, had not logged in to "Monto" during those activities. Perhaps naively, I thought it was the quality of the edit that was important, not the who of it all. Had I known the number of historical edits would be taken into account for this project and that this SUL project had even existed, I would have gladly logged in under "Monto" more frequently. In light of this, is there any way I can request arbitration with the Japanese WP user? I see the Japanese WP user's account has been inactive for ~four years now, so perhaps it would mean less to her/him than to me. Thank you for your consideration ----Monto~temp (talk) 19:00, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

Two into one cannot go, and there has to be a differentiation, and one based on a formula.  Not done  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:51, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

C@global[edit]

mover@4 wiki projects[edit]

Yes check.svg Done. --Stryn (talk) 08:04, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

GyperSpace@global[edit]

Yes check.svg Done by User:OrbiliusMagister. --Stryn (talk) 08:56, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Leee@global[edit]

@Accents: Leee is already a global account and has over 600 edits on the Hebrew Wikipedia so we can't usurp it if I understood your request correctly. --Stryn (talk) 09:03, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Spike@plwiki[edit]

You have been allocated the global account by the formula determined by Wikimedia. Are you sure that you wish for this account to be moved?  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:02, 28 March 2015 (UTC)`

Requests with usurps and complex renames[edit]

Please add new requests at the end of the section. Sections should be titled your username@project name .

123chess456@global[edit]

you will need to solve locally on:
  1. arwiki
  2. cswiki
  3. dawiki
  4. dewiki
  5. dewikinews
  6. enwikibooks
  7. enwiktionary
  8. eswiki
  9. fiwiki
  10. frwiki
  11. idwiki
  12. jawiki
  13. jawiktionary
  14. kawiki
  15. kawikibooks
  16. mediawikiwiki
  17. nowiki
  18. ptwiki
  19. slwiki
  20. svwiki
  21. trwiki
  22. trwikibooks
  23. trwikiquote
  24. zhwiki Matanya (talk) 14:00, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
Local renames are no longer possible by local users as per gerrit:160158. Thus, this is to be done by stewards. Vogone (talk) 15:30, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
Hi User:Chess. So you want your 123chess456 accounts on commons, simplewiki, simplewikt and wikidata to be renamed to "Chess"? --MF-W 15:50, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
Well, I've usurped on enwiki, so please change all of my accounts that you are able to to "Chess". I will have to make an usurp request on every individual wiki? Chess (talk) 20:03, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
There is not yet "global usurpation policy", so I guess you will have to request usurpation locally for now and the bureaucrats will have to ask Stewards to fulfill those local requests. –xeno 20:36, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
Per Xeno above, we can't start ignoring local usurpation guidelines, asking local bureaucrats for comment might indeed be the best solution, though we also have to keep in mind that this is atransitional period to SUL finalisation where all these accounts will be forcibly renamed. Done on es.wiki - as a local bureaucrat - and on enwikibooks and enwiktionary per previous precedents. Savhñ 20:53, 15 September 2014 (UTC) And some more (kawikibooks, trwikibooks, trwikiquote, mediawikiwiki, jawiki) based on previous precedents. Savhñ 21:37, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
Two issues should be separated here: 1.) The renaming of the remaining 123chess456 accounts who have edits to the new name; 2.) The renaming ("usurpation") of the unattached Chess accounts.
In order to solve 1.), I have just done the following renames: (so please visit Special:MergeAccount)
Chess@commons->Chess (self-usurped)@commons
123chess456@commons->Chess@commons
123chess456@simple->Chess@simple
123chess456@simplewikt->Chess@simplewikt
Chess@wikidata->Chess (self-usurped)@wikidata
123chess456@wikidata->Chess@wikidata
The only remaining 123chess456'es with edits are on Meta and enwiki. That is obviously unsolvable at the moment, maybe you will want to request a merge when that function exists. --MF-W 21:04, 15 September 2014 (UTC)
I've usurped all 0-edit Chess accounts and merged the frwiki accounts. —DerHexer (Talk) 16:39, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
On hold until the merge function is available. Ajraddatz (talk) 22:47, 23 November 2014 (UTC)
Planning on using User:123chess456 as an alt account, for example, vanilla interface testing, insecure wifi, public computer terminals, etc. What I would like, is to usurp the remaining users. Chess (talk) 00:41, 9 February 2015 (UTC)
Chess, please clarify whether you want the edits from 123chess456 merged into your Chess account or not. For usurpation, please inform the users and hold a month. Savhñ 10:53, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Galadrien@global[edit]

On hold until the tool to merge SULs becomes available. Ajraddatz (talk) 17:55, 1 December 2014 (UTC)
I propose to decline this and process it when SUL merge is enabled. (Looks like it is not going to happen soon.) — Revi 12:36, 2 January 2015 (UTC)


Pelikana@en.wikipedia (Usurp. request)[edit]

Uitgevoerd. Heb je een account op en.wiki die eventueel bij je globaal account toegevoegd moet worden? Savhñ 13:34, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
Yes, user:Pepelikana on en.wp could be merged please, ty Pelikana (talk) 13:44, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
@Pelikana, can you provide an edit with the Pepelikana@enwiki account, so we can confirm you own that account? Savhñ 13:52, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
here you go and ty. Can i do a request for the separated wp.de:user here too? Pelikana (talk) 13:56, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
Geachte Pelikana, na het te hebben besproken met andere stewards, en aangezien nu beide accounts op en.wiki van jou zijn en je ook bovendien één bewerking hebt op nl.wiki met Pepelikana, lijkt het ons het verstandigst om te wachten op de activering van de Account-merge-tool. Hiermee zal het mogelijk worden andere accounts onder één naam samen te voegen. De verwachting is dat deze tool in de komende maand beschikbaar wordt.
Als je een ander account hebt op de.wiki die je ook aan dit accout toegevegd wenst, laat het dan hier even weten. Zodra het technisch mogelijk is, zullen we het uitvoeren. Savhñ 14:14, 16 December 2014 (UTC)

Xavax@global[edit]

Placing on hold pending the deployment of AccountMerge, since you have two global accounts and have contributed with both to commons and to other projects. I have updated the confirmation diff, since the one you provided was broken. Savhñ 10:44, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

khaled@global[edit]

I have usurped all "Khaled" accounts without any live edits, so you should be able to edit all projects except de.wiki and fi.wiki with your "Khaled" account. I suggest you wait for SUL finalisation and the deployment of AccountMerge to merge these two. Alternatively, we could merge the accounts the old way (all individually) but that could lead to problems. Savhñ 14:13, 7 January 2015 (UTC)

Peka@jawiki and other 3 projects[edit]

Time2wait.svg On hold @Pekachu: before we can do anything we require for you to make this account a global account. Please follow the link in your "My Preferences" to achieve this, and let us kn when that is done. We also require those accounts that are yours under the username "Peka" each are edited on their user or user talk pages by you so that we know that they are your accounts. On the edits, simply quote [[m:Special:PermanentLink/11066304]]. Thanks.  — billinghurst sDrewth 00:48, 25 January 2015 (UTC)
Please refer my talk pages : jawb, jawt, jawn, jawp. Is this not enough? --Pekachu (talk) 09:26, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Tarenor@global[edit]

I have usurped the account on en.wiki. However, since AccountMerge is not deployed yet, we can't proceed to merge. Placing this request on hold. (Confirmation diff: cs.wiki) Savhñ 14:01, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

Laszlo@Global[edit]

Account merging is currently not possible. Ruslik (talk) 20:01, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
...But will be possible soon, so I changed the status to "on hold". Trijnsteltalk 23:15, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks both of you! Why is it not yet possible and when it will be ? 194.98.34.59 09:09, 29 January 2015 (UTC)
This feature is under development (until now it was impossible). Development and testing can be maximum few more months, then it will be available. Samat (talk) 14:07, 29 January 2015 (UTC)

Pietro.ziveri@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge It was the solution suggested by a global renamer, to which no response was made. If you really want those 20+ edits then you will need to wait until global merge is available.  — billinghurst sDrewth 15:18, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Aharon@global[edit]

Since you have contributed with both accounts on en.wiki, we'll need to wait for AccountMerge. To allow us to merge your accounts once AccountMerge is deployed, please access en:Special:MergeAccount while logged into your Aharon account to create a global account. Otherwise, we will not be able to perform the merge. Savhñ 20:18, 26 January 2015 (UTC)
I've completed the form on en:Special:MergeAccount to create a global account. There appear to be a number of other accounts named 'Aharon' on other wikimedia sites. These are not mine. (Only the 'Aharon' account on en.wikipedia.org is mine.) Thank you Savh. 24.165.97.140 17:14, 27 January 2015 (UTC)
Great. As soon as AccountMerge is available, the merge of these two global accounts will be completed. This is expected to be before april. (Confirmation diff) Savhñ 17:31, 27 January 2015 (UTC)
Thank you :) Aharon (talk) 16:54, 29 January 2015 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 15:21, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Fisuaq@global[edit]

Proof about Fisuaq to Erbigon merging --Erbigon (talk) 19:43, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

My suggestion would be that you simply stop using the other account, otherwise, if you really want the two edits, then On hold, Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge since you want your username to be the account with fewer edits. Pmlineditor (t · c · l) 17:19, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

Fys@en.wikiquote.org[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool. Also noting the discussion is confirmed as being a pertinent merge request to be undertaken.  — billinghurst sDrewth 06:45, 8 February 2015 (UTC)
Thanks to BD2412; I was just coming here to do this and found he had already done so. Please take this as confirmation. Do you want confirmation from w:User:Sam Blacketer as well? Fys (talk) 22:46, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
On the assumption that you do, please take this as authorisation to merge Fys on en.wikiquote with this SUL account. Sam Blacketer (talk) 17:27, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Bob l´éponge@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg pending merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:04, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

ÖPNV-Bob l´éponge@global[edit]

You have two "old usernames"? Ruslik (talk) 20:08, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Yes, originally I was Bob l'éponge (can't spell it correctly with my phone), then I changed to ÖPNV-Bob l'éponge to emphasize that I'm interested in railway stuff (ÖPNV is German for public transport), but because I'm so stupid I didn't noticed when I logged in with the old name, leading to the 'reactivation' of that account. Later, I chose to rename me to U-Bahnfreund (metro friend), but again I sometimes forgot the rename, meaning ÖPNV-Bob l'éponge was also 'reactivated'. Lastly, in November, I think, I kinda didn't like that name anymore so I settled on Metrophil44. Fortunatly I already discovered my faults so I didn't reactivated that account too, so I just have to let the other two be merged with my real account. -- Metrophil44 (talk) 21:28, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Currently no tools exist to perform such a complex account merge. Ruslik (talk) 07:34, 14 February 2015 (UTC)
@Ruslik0: To simply it, it's ÖPNV-Bob l'éponge and Bob l'éponge → Metrophil44. That's not complex, is it? Or do you mean, that there's no merging tool at all (yet)-- Metrophil44 (talk) 18:23, 17 March 2015 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg pending merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:04, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

GeorgeMilan@es.wikivoyage.org[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool noting a block exists at a wiki for socking, though for these accounts zero edits so should be able to proceed.  — billinghurst sDrewth 06:28, 13 February 2015 (UTC)
Done locally on es.wikivoyage, since the user preferred to use his new SUL to contribute there and hadn't contributed with his new nick yet. Leaving on hold pending the merge of the rest (Ownership of both global accounts confirmed). Savhñ 16:59, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

For old times' sake@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg pending merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:02, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

Ruthven@global[edit]

You should notify these users and wait for their answer. Ruslik (talk) 20:42, 19 February 2015 (UTC)
Will do, thanks. I'll update the request after a reasonable amount of (waiting) time. --Ruthven (talk) 22:29, 19 February 2015 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg On hold until 20 March 2015 allowing a clear month for answering at wikis.  — billinghurst sDrewth 11:35, 20 February 2015 (UTC)
@Ruthven: did you ever notify those 3 users? --Stryn (talk) 13:45, 22 March 2015 (UTC)
@Stryn: Sure, I did it on Japanese, English, and German wikipedias. --Ruthven (talk) 08:23, 27 March 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done. --Stryn (talk) 08:38, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

Jerzyjan@global[edit]

You are waiting for the global user merge feature. It is coming soon… -- Samat (talk) 15:35, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

Conifer@global[edit]

You already have the global account Conifer. Ruslik (talk) 19:37, 28 February 2015 (UTC)
Can the remaining unattached "Conifer" accounts be usurped, or is that done locally? And is there any way to merge my old and new accounts, especially on Commons? Thanks. Conifer (talk) 04:41, 4 March 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg unattached accounts have been moved so you should be able to grab those accounts.
Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:49, 4 March 2015 (UTC)
Thanks! Conifer (talk) 07:48, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Banjo@global (Usurp. request)[edit]

He usurpado todas las cuentas locales que no tenían ediciones. Las que tienen ediciones (nowiki, itwiki, commons, cs.wiki, nlwiki y dawiki) requieren un aviso al usuario, y preferiblemente una solicitud de su parte. Considerando el gran número de ediciones de las cuentas de nowiki y de itwiki, no creo que sea apropiado usurparlas por el momento, por lo cual les he dejado un mensaje informativo del caso. Las otras cuentas han sido informadas de que serán usurpadas a no ser que soliciten el cambio de nombre. En un mes, se podrá proceder a la usurpación.
En todo caso, con la finalización de SUL, también las cuentas de itwiki y nowiki serán usurpadas automáticamente. Puesto que me parece que no necesitas editar esos proyectos, prefiero dejarlo hasta el SUL finalisation.
Done for all 0-edit accounts, Time2wait.svg On hold for commons, cswiki, nlwiki and dawiki until the 7th April, where the users have been informed that they would be usurped in a month. The accounts on nowiki and itwiki have >100 edits, and though they have been informed of approaching finalisation and given the possibility to request a rename, they should not be usurped IMO (or else, they should be informed they will be usurped with a deadline). Savhñ 10:33, 7 March 2015 (UTC)
De acuerdo, muchas gracias! thanks! -Banjo (talk) 17:45, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

Fullerene@global[edit]

I usurped all accounts except one at enwiki. You should notify the user at enwiki about this request and wait for an answer. Ruslik (talk) 18:31, 11 March 2015 (UTC)
Done. --Fullerene (msg) 02:22, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg On hold until 12 April  — billinghurst sDrewth 06:09, 15 March 2015 (UTC)

氷鷺@jawiki and wikidata[edit]

On hold pending the deployment of AccountMerge. Savhñ 17:59, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Kett@commons[edit]

Please provide a confirmation diff from the account Ket. Once we have that, this request will be placed on hold pending the availability of AccountMerge. Savhñ 17:56, 18 March 2015 (UTC)
Local request link--Ket (talk) 09:06, 19 March 2015 (UTC)
On hold pending accountmerge. Your Kett account on commons will be renamed to Kett~commonswiki, while the current Ket@commonswiki will be renamed away. Both accounts will then be merged. Savhñ 10:25, 19 March 2015 (UTC)

QuinnHK@meta.wikimedia.org[edit]

@QuinnHK: It has become a global SUL, so the only means that we have to address this is by a merge. If you wish for us to merge this then please let us know and we will move it to the section below.  — billinghurst sDrewth 05:20, 22 March 2015 (UTC)
@Billinghurst: Yes, that would be ideal, if it could be FinnHK globally. QuinnHK (talk) 17:38, 23 March 2015 (UTC)
Awaiting for the merge tool. QuinnHK on Meta and Commons will be merged with FinnHK account when possible. --Stryn (talk) 08:33, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

Jaamc@enwikipedia[edit]

On hold pending accountmerge. Please provide a confirmation diff, as you did from mediawikiwiki, but from your fr.wiki account Jaam. Savhñ 10:22, 19 March 2015 (UTC)

UserB@commons[edit]

Time2wait.svg On hold until 7 April We will give the user a couple of weeks to request a rename themself, before we force the account out of the way. It should be no issue to move the account of the way, and move the other into place. If not already done, it would be a good idea to sync the email addresses and passwords.  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:58, 23 March 2015 (UTC)
On second thoughts, there are a lot of edits at that UserB account, and it may just be easier and more efficient to await that tool, and fully merge. Thoughts?  — billinghurst sDrewth 14:00, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

SElephant@zhwiki & other projects[edit]

This seems to be easier to handle when the merge tool is available as you have 3 different usernames. --Stryn (talk) 20:43, 23 March 2015 (UTC)
When will the merge tool be available?--SElefant (talk) 10:55, 24 March 2015 (UTC)
There's not any actual date yet. But hopefully soon. --Stryn (talk) 08:33, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

Wgarcia@global (Usurp. request)[edit]

andre@de.wikipedia[edit]

On hold pending accountmerge. --Stryn (talk) 17:44, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Copyleft@en.wikipedia[edit]

Hi @Copyleft:, if you would like to usurp unattached en wiki account that can be done, so that you can use copyleft on en wiki too. Also if my understanding is correct, you want to merge Eurobas into copyleft account, it won't be possible for now because the user merge tool is still in development--Shanmugamp7 (talk) 11:21, 20 March 2015 (UTC)
@Shanmugamp7: we should be able to move out/usurp the enWP account, and move in the replacement. Just will need to get user to align passwords/passwords. We would need a confirmation of the Eurobas account to be moved and merged.  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:09, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

Boudewijn@global[edit]

If you hold all of the other accounts, then I am inclined to process this request. However, would you consider selecting a different name to make it easier on everyone :)? Ajraddatz (talk) 06:29, 21 March 2015 (UTC)
The other Bouwdewijn (commons, dewp) has been inactive for 8 years and was only active for 2 days. They also have less edits in total. I think we should give the global account to this Boudewijn (enwp, nlwp, enwn, enwk, nlwk). I suggest switching the global account choice (deleting the global account) and warning the other user of the coming SUL finalisation. Sincerely, Taketa (talk) 07:05, 21 March 2015 (UTC)
@Ajraddatz: I understand that each request adds a manual burden on a complex project, and have considered selecting another user name. I also considered the active time of the other account: as Takata points out: it was only active on two dates (less than sixty minutes, crossing from one to the next date at midnight). Thank you for your time on this. @Takata: thanks :-)
addition for clarity: I would still like to retain Boudewijn as user name :-)

2001:982:1768:1:225:90FF:FE37:B6F8 11:05, 21 March 2015 (UTC)

Comment Comment Thought about leaving a note on the user's talk page at Commons asking them their opinion, to even see if they are around?  — billinghurst sDrewth 09:32, 22 March 2015 (UTC)
Comment Comment Hi Billinghurst, thanks for the suggestion! I did so at: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Boudewijn#request_to_.22usurp.22_your_username_.2F_verzoek_om_je_gebruikersnaam_over_te_nemen 2001:982:1768:1:225:90FF:FE37:B6F8 21:43, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

Psychedelia@global[edit]

@Psychedelia: You should request the moving the account from ruWP to this account name. I doubt that we will look to resolve poet@global, it looks problematic. To get the move done, we will need for you to login to your account there and confirm that you wish for it to be merged, and to where.  — billinghurst sDrewth 06:32, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Alxobr@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 05:31, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Виолетова@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool Also to note that the user needs to confirm from w:mk:User talk:Виолетова that this account should be merged to Violetova@global  — billinghurst sDrewth 05:54, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

dombel@pl.wikipedia.org[edit]

On hold pending accountmerge. --Stryn (talk) 19:05, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Чёртос-2@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 06:24, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Tetsuo@fr.wiki[edit]

On hold pending accountmerge. --Stryn (talk) 18:55, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

TiborNL@pl.wikipedia[edit]

See above. It looks that we should Time2wait.svg await for the global merge tool here. -- M\A 11:43, 21 March 2015 (UTC)
Actually we should wait that the unattached accounts will be renamed, and then we can rename TiborNL accounts to Tibor. --Stryn (talk) 08:52, 24 March 2015 (UTC)
Okay. Thank you! Tibor (talk) 09:32, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Kontos@global[edit]

@Sanyi4: You have the global account under this name. What we can look to do is to merge those pertinent accounts from Kontas. We will need for you to login to each of the relevant accounts under Kontas and identify which are to be merged. Some may be able to do soon, others will need to wait until the global unification process is further progressed.  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:00, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

beastin@global[edit]

@Beastin: I have deleted the global account so feel free to go and merge any existing accounts. We can look to merge the accounts after unification. We will need a confirmation that "beastinwith" is yours and should be merged into this account. Time2wait.svg pending usurping this account globally, and the merge tool  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:04, 23 March 2015 (UTC)
@Billinghurst: Okay, I seem to have registered a global account under the name beastin and merged my beastin account at MediaWiki. I put a copy of this request on my user page at beastinwith on the English Wikipedia to prove that I own the account. If there's something else that I need to do please let me know. Thank you. --Beastin (talk) 04:37, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

HackerOfMinds@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg pending merge tool User has confirmed request from target account, and here from the originating account.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:54, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

Thomasdeniau@fr.wikipedia[edit]

You have two accounts: Thomasdeniau and Thomas Deniau. Currently we can't merge those accounts. Waiting for the merge tool. --Stryn (talk) 20:15, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

DavidBiesack@global[edit]

I think that here we need to await the merge tool. Also, do you own all of those Djb accounts? --Stryn (talk) 20:24, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

Laforet@global[edit]

Does the account at ruwiki belong to you as well? Ruslik (talk) 17:04, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Tonino_Pomino@global[edit]

Time2wait.svg awaiting the global merge tool --Stryn (talk) 14:28, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

Acharles@enwiktionary[edit]

@Bcharles: Please go and merge the moved enwikt account to your SUL. Thanks.  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:47, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

Sipp@ruwikipedia[edit]

Blocked account components moved, and SUL deleted. It is now available for usurping.  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:42, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

Ploutarxos Pastras@global[edit]

@Ploutarxos Pastras: is Πλούταρχος Πάστρας already your account? --Stryn (talk) 16:52, 27 March 2015 (UTC)
Yes please make it a global account. Is it possible to rename properly in order to keep my recent contribution under Πλούταρχος Πάστρας?--Πλούταρχος Πάστρας (talk) 17:07, 27 March 2015 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg awaiting global merge tool --Stryn (talk) 17:10, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

Xandi2001@de.wikipedia.org[edit]

Please, confirm that you own Xandi2001 account. Ruslik (talk) 20:35, 27 March 2015 (UTC)
To confirm just see my global email

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benutzer_Diskussion:Xandi#Dein_Konto_wird_umbenannt

--Xandi (talk) 20:47, 27 March 2015 (UTC) ><(((*>

Yes check.svg Done Ruslik (talk) 13:21, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Wened@global[edit]

@Wened: It would be preferable to wait for these users to place a rename request. The global unification process will move these accounts in the next while, and then you will be able to create local accounts at those wikis.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:06, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

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