User talk:MBisanz

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Hello and welcome to my talk page. Please feel free to leave a message and I will get back to you.

Congratulations, Dear Steward![edit]

Hello MBisanz! On behalf of the stewards' election committee, congratulations on your appointment as a steward! Your permissions have now been set and you are able to start the work.

You have been added to the list of stewards and the stewards' chart. Please take a moment to check that your details are accurate and update them if necessary. In addition, please subscribe to checkuser-l, the private mailing list for Wikimedia checkusers, and stewards-l, the private list for stewards. In addition, you will be given access to the related private wikis, one for checkusers and the other solely for stewards, details of which will be provided.

If you use IRC, please contact an operator for access to #wikimedia-checkuser and #wikimedia-privacy. Please also idle in #wikimedia-stewards when you are available for duty.

Best of luck with your new tools; I am sure you will do a fantastic job. Please remember that your fellow stewards are always available if you need a second opinion, either via the mailing list or on IRC.

Useful links:

On behalf of the election committee,
— Tanvir | Talk ] 01:26, 28 February 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Synchbot request[edit]

Hello Matthew. Your request for global JavaScript on every wiki has been fulfilled (see the archived request & bot log). Kind regards, -- Quentinv57 (talk) 20:21, 2 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you! MBisanz talk 21:37, 2 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
And your request for global settings changes has now been fulfilled. Please change your password and report if anything wrong has been done. Kind regards, -- Quentinv57 (talk) 10:48, 11 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you! Password changed. Will check settings later today. MBisanz talk 13:21, 11 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Wikimania Pages[edit]

The following wikimania pages need changes, and only Meta Stewards can edit old wikimania projects:

  • The following lines (lines 5 - 6)
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should be replaced with
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because this tool doesn't work for the wikimania projects.
  • This test page should be deleted.
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should be replaced with
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because this tool doesn't work for the wikimania projects and 2010 needs to be 2011.

Thanks and congrats on stewardship! -- SLV100 (talk) 07:16, 15 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I see this and I'll get to it this afternoon. Thanks for the congrats. MBisanz talk 14:41, 15 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Done, but I couldn't delete the page, so I blanked it. MBisanz talk 18:41, 15 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

conc. self requests[edit]

Please check this proposal. Regards a×pdeHello! 21:19, 15 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Wikimania Notices[edit]

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Thanks! -- SLV100 (talk) 05:32, 17 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I was only able to do the 2008 and 2009 requests as I do not have accounts on the other projects and even stewards are unable to create accounts on locked projects. I've emailed the list asking for advice. MBisanz talk 00:05, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I have two ideas:
  • One is a semi-solution:
We can ask User:Pathoschild, a steward that has accounts at Wikimania 2006 and Wikimania 2007, to fulfill the Wikimania 2006 and Wikimania 2007 requests.
  • The other one is a little radical, but it is a solution:
None of the registered users at Wikimania 2005 are stewards, but two are responsible former stewards, User:Oscar and User:Sj, that also have accounts at Wikimania 2006 and Wikimania 2007, and both had their steward right removed by self-request (see Oscar's request and Sj's request). You can ask one of them if he is willing to fulfill the remaining Wikimania requests if you temporarily grant him the steward right.
Thanks for fulfilling the previous requests! -- SLV100 (talk) 03:18, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Those are good ideas, but after talking to the other stewards, we've decided that these old, closed wikis are worth updating for this sort of thing as they are meant to be archival and will not continue to be updated for other out of date information. MBisanz talk 14:27, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Username change[edit]

Hello, Previously I had my username Ramajois and changed it to Shriram. I had contributed to with username Ramajois. But due to visiting that wiki, account with my new username Shriram was created. There are no burecrats in knwiki. I'm asking you here because I dont know where to place 'this' kind of request! Can you rename Ramajois → Shriram please? I have placed a req in meta wiki for other merging other wikis. But this actually needs to be renamed for getting my contributions back right? If you want I can confirm with a talk page edit in knwiki. Thank you. Shriram (talk) 14:55, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes, if you can confirm with a talk page edit on, I would be able to do the rename. MBisanz talk 15:00, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you. I got confused which to confirm. So I've done both. diff1 and 2. Please change Ramajois → Shriram
Shriram (talk) 16:48, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes check.svg Done MBisanz talk 16:58, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you very much. Shriram (talk) 17:03, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks an those renames but I could not find crats for mrwp here.Shriram (talk) 17:15, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Try leaving a note on here or here. They are the local, active, crats. MBisanz talk 17:27, 18 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks again. Shriram (talk) 12:08, 19 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]



I'm using Bobybarman34 and I want to change it for VKH. Please, help me. --Bobybarman34 (talk) 16:24, 3 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I did the change on and can't do the other change here. Try logging into VKH on MBisanz talk 07:13, 5 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Dear MBisanz, Please clarify why you have removed my request after approving it? Thank you. Jargal (talk) 00:07, 18 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I moved it to Steward_requests/Permissions/Approved_temporary#Expiring:_15_November_2012 so we can track it. Sorry for the confusion. MBisanz talk 15:14, 18 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]


You ask to be informed. Know that I find your action unacceptable, as it is a non-emergency case in a local project. ...Aurora... (talk) 08:54, 9 July 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks for letting me know. I've responded. MBisanz talk 10:50, 9 July 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Why have you given me a Sysop status? The election was to permanent! Plese give me it, if it is not a problem. You will not regret it when you will see that in the beginning of 2014 Buryat wiki has 1,000 articles and a lot of active users. Thank you. --Gubin (talk), 9 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi, thanks for stopping by. I gave you temp status because of the current size of Buryat wiki's community. There is only one other admin and they are also a temporary administrator. As the community expands and the number of articles grows, you can become a permanent admin, but until then, you and the other administrator will need to come back here every six months to renew your temporary adminship. It is in no way a reflection on you or a limit on your admin authority, but a reflection of the current size of the community. Thanks. MBisanz talk 01:06, 10 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You do not work on this wiki, and I work. There are 10 active users and 20 active bots. We have a community, and at the last time it was created almost 50 new articles! I do not have enough time and enough opinion of 6 months to do all that I want! And I do not want to come back once more. --Gubin (talk), 10 September 2012 (UTC)
If you have more to do after six months, just come back and let us know and we'll extend it. I'm sorry, that's just the way it works. MBisanz talk 18:50, 10 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • OK, but will you give me the permanent flag after it? --Gubin (talk), 10 September 2012 (UTC)
    • If the community is the same size, I'll extend it to a year temp flag. If it's a bit larger than it is now, I'll make it permanent. MBisanz talk 19:44, 10 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Gubin and an illegal image uploading in Wikipedia[edit]

Gubin has a negative experience in image uploading at Commons [1], where Gubin uploaded a lot of illegal content and mystyfied file descriptions. Next Gubin was trying to upload illegal images in Russian Wikipedia [2], but was stopped by admins [3], Gubin didn't got a rollbacker flag [4] as his activity in ruwiki was nonconstructive. He uploaded illegal copy of nonfree image in Mongolian Wikipedia [5] (Google finds its better version [6]) and also he used his sysop flag to block me when I was trying to convince him the images he uploaded to the bxr.wikipedia are illegal. The image [7] is a screenshot of the video file 'UB rising' (1:33) created by the M.A.D. agency (Gubin agree with this) and it is nonfree (Gubin agree with this also) but Gubin doesn't want delete this file and blocked me [8]. M.A.D. Agency disclamer is here[9] ('You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions below. You must not: (a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website); (b) sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material from the website; (c) show any material from the website in public; (d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose; (e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter).') We had a discussion about this screenshot [10] where Gubin declared this file nonfree ('that is why I have uploaded it not to the Commons but to the Wikipedia' - Gubin said [11], next he declared this file 'the single image of the MAK-Tower in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) used in the single article about this construction'). Next Gubin replaced the non-free screenshot[12] with the file derived from the Commons file [13] (this file also looks to be a screenshot but I didn't find the original video, Gubin declares this file under self cc-by-sa-3.0 licence). Bogomolov.PL (talk) 00:27, 22 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Yes, the photos - that's my problem. But the user Bogomolov.PL is blocked in the Buryat Wikipedia for violations. I changed the file so it is not a problem now. Do not worry. In Buryat wiki are 2 times more articles! --Gubin (talk) 14:09, 22 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I fail to see how his conduct at other projects is a matter for Steward review. Buryat wiki has a community and they are, presumably, in compliance with WMF copyright rules. If Buryat wiki is systematically failing to enforce copyright, you should start an RFC on that topic on Meta. MBisanz talk 17:15, 22 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • What my violations? It was no violations, Gubin can not explain a nature of so called 'violations'.
    • Why telling to Gubin about illegal image problem was blocked by sysop Gubin?
    • And why, why Gubin uploads illegal content at Commons, at Mongolian Wikipedia, at Russian Wikipedia, at Buryat Wikipedia?
    • If Buryat wiki is systematically failing to enforce copyright - not a Buryat Wikipedia, but the sysop Gubin is systematically failing to enforce copyright.
    • In Buryat wiki are 2 times more articles! - stubs only like 'New Zealand is a contry in Australia' [14] (this is not my hoax - really this sort of articles). Bogomolov.PL (talk) 17:41, 22 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
      • If Gubin is violating copyright, that is a matter for Buryat wiki, not the Stewards. MBisanz talk 18:00, 22 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
      • Gubin is a single sysop in Buryat Wiki so Gubin must fight with himself to prevent copyright violations, but Gubin fights with me who tells Gubin about copyright violations. Bogomolov.PL (talk) 18:26, 22 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Incident is over. Now there are no copyright violations. User Bogomolov.PL is unlocked.--Gubin (talk) 15:22, 23 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • Incident is not over: Gubin warns me with indefinite block in Buryat Wikipedia and is talking about the need to block me in all Wikipedias, also Gubin offends me[15],[16]. Bogomolov.PL (talk) 16:32, 23 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Not me, but that men, who wrote this on Bogomolov.PL talk in ru wiki.--Gubin 16:45, 23 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Bogomolov.PL offends me [17].--Gubin 14:04, 24 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • This is not a matter for Steward intervention. This is an internal Buryat Wiki matter. If a matter involves multiple projects, then see Requests for comment. MBisanz talk 15:00, 24 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • Yes, Gubin is mystyfing when declares I've allegedly insulted him. But the matter of the problem is Gubin's sysop flag misuse (he is a single sysop in Buryat Wiki) and practiced by Gubin copyright violating in multiply projects. But Gubin declares community absence at Buryat Wiki and describes Buryat Wiki 'decaying'[18], so how the problem can be resolved in Buryat Wiki? Bogomolov.PL (talk) 15:49, 24 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
      • I'll repeat. This is not a Steward matter, I will not resolve your complaint. Either resolve it on Buryat Wiki or prove that Gubin has caused problems on multiple projects in a requests for comment. MBisanz talk 22:18, 24 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

person you made admin at ks.wp[edit]


I did not see any inform of local community. Unfortunately this person should NOT be admin, I published several pages in this site. He is a Hindu nationalist who tries to replace works in Kashmiri with words in Hindi language.

Previously the main page was written in Sanskrit and Urdu languages, not Kashmiri. Later, a user replaced these foreign texts with text in Kashmiri language: [20] in addition to translating much of the interface and creating many stub articles.

Now users u have made admin, restores foreign languages text to top of Kashmiri site, moves pages from Kashmiri to Sanskrit titles, and suggests for deletion pages written in real Kashmiri just because they are short. He admit on his own user page, [21] kashmiri not his native language.

Please, undo the damage, allow the Wiki to remain neutral and undo political extremism wrought by that user. Thank you for listening.

I want to add, he even replaced the logo to switch the script of the Wiki. He says "Devanagari is more dominant" - what a joke, even in Hindu majority India, the Official script for Kashmiri is Perso-Arabic! 99.9% of Kashmiris, even Kashmiri Hindus, uses this writing, not Hindi writing. Although their writings are welcome in ks.wikipedia, it is wrong to try to dominate it and replace most common, normal writing.

This user has never written a single original sentence in Kashmiri... I doubt he even speaks the language at all. He is only at the Wiki to push his politics agenda of anti-Arabic script!

There was a request here. MBisanz talk 14:18, 2 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Don't make rude comments like that against me, I suggest you create a blog to vent your anger on hindus. you can check my contributions on, there I have never edited on pro-Hindu articles (or any Hindu article of any sort), and on I have started the whole Wikiproject Islam and have created & expanded many pages like hi:इस्लामी संस्कृति(islamic culture), hi:मस्जिद(mosque- which I hope will gain FA soon) If you check I now decided to separate the scripts, by starting a test wiki for the Nagari, and I am currently removing the Nagari from the actual wiki, Devanagari is used and if you look closer online you will see more Devanagari Kashmiri sites as opposed to Persio-Arab ones, look at the request how I crossed out the fact to deleting and said I shall continue to contribute in the script it is already in. This is the problem I feared would happen, so I'm working to remove the Nagari from and move it to If I must say, Kashmiri is not my native language, I am learning Kashmiri still but I know enough to manage this orphan wiki, and I do not know Sanskrit and even if you look to my Hindi contributions, they have a problem because I use too many Urdu words that they are not familiar with. we have just got a new user come in and use Devanagari, I directed him to the testwiki and also posted it on the talk of the main page, I was also in a position of confusion and had you been there to help then I would have done this long back --फ़ाराह् देसाईं खान (talk) 19:55, 3 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
And I'm a she and my name is not in Sanskrit either, what kind of Hindu political activist that has a sanskrit name will create numerous articles about Islam and use an arabic vocabulary in hindi? --फ़ाराह् देसाईं खान (talk) 19:58, 3 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You published several works in the wiki, are you the Khargosh? who published articles with one word and file, you could have made it a sentence at least? or maybe you don't know Kashmiri either but claimed it on your userpage? and you're telling me how I don't know the language. and the Khargosh also deleted a few Devanagari Kashmiri articles claiming it was not Kashmiri? --फ़ाराह् देसाईं खान (talk) 20:48, 3 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Regarding some of the comments made here I have requested for my username to be changed at Steward requests/Username changes#फ़ाराह् देसाईं खान@global. --Farah Desai KhanTalk 11:50, 13 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hello, when I reached to, there are the 3 options for Kashmiri, ks-arab, ks-deva, and just ks, I don't know how to but I would have ks for the arab script and kas for the Devanagari script. The people who were concerned about this problem and who left messages in the wiki now seem to be inactive, please show me where to take this matter up? --Farah Desai KhanTalk 14:57, 7 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I don't know how that tool works. You should ask User:Siebrand. MBisanz talk 01:41, 8 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Want a global change[edit]

Will you please take a look at Steward requests/Username changes#Assassin's Creed@global, I've placed a request to change my username globally, please help me in that.--Assassin's Creed (talk) 10:09, 11 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Getting unblocked quicker[edit]

MBisanz, can you please unblock me on October 16, 2012 please? I just miss editing on Wikipedia and other language wikis and stuff. So can you please do it for me? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 2:08, 15 October 2012 (UTC)

How do I do it make? Greeting! --Kolega2357 (talk) 21:54, 28 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi, it depends on what you're trying to do. It's a code page for altering your personal settings. MBisanz talk 22:08, 28 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'm just asking. What it actually does I have seen for many users? --Kolega2357 (talk) 22:20, 28 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It lets users alter how the site responds to them to provide shortcuts and additional editing tools. Mine lets me delete global accounts and unify accounts at multiple wikis faster than if I didn't have it. MBisanz talk 22:55, 28 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MBisanz, did you get my message to you about me getting unblocked quicker? I already apologized and I truly mean it this time, okay? Please. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 2:08, 28 October 2012 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Don't spam again. MBisanz talk 15:54, 29 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MBisanz, now it said a guy named Daniel Case blocked me. What happened? How can that be if you just unblocked me? comment added by (talk) 2:08, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

Sorry, you have to list an unblock request on your userpage on the wiki that he blocked you on. I can't help there. MBisanz talk 21:28, 29 October 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MBisanz, you blocked me again. What did I do? comment added by (talk) 6:00, 31 October 2012 (UTC)

Simple. You broke your promise to stop the behavior that led to your previous block.--Jasper Deng (talk) 01:03, 1 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Well, when will the block expire? comment added by (talk) 2:18, 1 November 2012 (UTC)

In three months. MBisanz talk 12:03, 1 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I should add that if you continue this after the block expires, you'll be blocked again, for longer.--Jasper Deng (talk) 16:37, 1 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

So, I will be unblocked in February 2013? comment added by (talk) 3:24, 1 November 2012 (UTC)

How did I break my promise though? Sorry. comment added by (talk) 8:20, 1 November 2012 (UTC)

Also, getting unblocked next year is kind of unfair. Can't I be unblocked quicker, like say on November 6, 2012? comment added by (talk) 8:44, 1 November 2012 (UTC)

Please respond to me. comment added by (talk) 10:50, 2 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You continued the interwiki spamming. You will not be unblocked. MBisanz talk 00:48, 4 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

But how did I spam the interwikis? All I was trying to do was improve them and add more to articles on the English Wikipedia, that's all. You know I am simply trying to help out here, right? comment added by (talk) 9:17, 3 November 2012 (UTC)

You know how. If you still wish to contest this block go to SRG, because I don't think MBisanz is going to unblock anytime soon.--Jasper Deng (talk) 04:19, 4 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

What is SRG? Is it anything dangerous or anything bad like that? I sure hope not. If not, then tell me. comment added by (talk) 10:44, 3 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

If you click the link you will find out what it is. It's the same as Steward requests/Global that I told you about a week ago. You will get one chance to go there to request unblock. -- Tegel (Talk) 06:05, 4 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I did already. Now what? comment added by (talk) 3:42, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

Now you wait for a reply on that page. -- Tegel (Talk) 10:44, 4 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I just got a reply! The guy who replied said this: "Probably not by anyone except for the steward that blocked you. Best inquire at the talk page of MBisanz (talk · contribs) and see what it was that was no acceptable, and how you can modify your actions to get the block removed." comment added by (talk) 4:59, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

I got the reply. What do I do now? comment added by (talk) 9:04, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

MBisanz, you know that language wiki "Gaelige"? Well, if you would unblock me, I would appreciate it if I would be able to go back to editing the language wikis to add more on the side of English articles on Wikipedia. comment added by (talk) 10:54, 6 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MBisanz, did you get my message? Answer me, please! I am sorry for being a troll! FORGIVE ME! PLEASE, PLEASE!!!! comment added by (talk) 2:30, 8 November 2012 (UTC)

I've seen your appeal and continue to deny it. MBisanz talk 18:02, 8 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

But why? comment added by (talk) 2:20, 8 November 2012 (UTC)

MBisanz, look, I will prove it to you then. For example, if I wanna add Jack in the Box in the one Polish wikipedia, I will simply put this with an added image of this:

Restauracja Jack w skrzynce

"Jack w skrzynce − amerykańska sieć barów szybkiej obsługi." comment added by (talk) 5:13, 8 November 2012 (UTC)

So will you unblock me, MBisanz, since I proved to you there I will try my best to improve the wikis again? comment added by (talk) 4:19, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

Respond, please. comment added by (talk) 12:36, 9 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MediaWiki translation - buryat[edit]

Hello, MBisanz! I am an admin in Buryat Wiki. I have transleted everything here, and I want it, to appear in Buryat Wiki. Now you have there:

MBisanz * My talk * My preferences * My watchlist * My contributions * Log out

And I want it to be:

MBisanz * Минин яриа * Минин тохиргоо * Минин хянаж буй хуудсууд * Минин хувь нэмэр * Гарах

As well as the side:

  • Нюур хуудаһан
  • Community portal
  • Current events
  • Recent changes
  • Random page
  • Help
  • Donate

I want to be:

  • Нюур хуудаһан
  • Хурал
  • Һонин мэдээн
  • Сайтдахи хубилалтанууд
  • Үгүүлэл
  • Асууха
  • Donate

What I have to do? Can you help me? Thank you!--Gubin 13:32, 13 November 2012 (UTC)

You need to ask someone on this list to approve the translation. MBisanz talk 16:39, 13 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Done. Is it possible to combine the two global accounts? Tsebeen and Jargal - it is one and the same person, but he can't restore login info for Tsebeen. He asked me to combine under the name Jargal. Can you do it?--Gubin 14:59, 26 November 2012 (UTC)
    • I deleted Tsebeen's global account. He'll need to request a local rename from Jargal to Tsebeen. MBisanz talk 23:33, 26 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
      • And where can he do it?--Gubin 13:36, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
      • I'm sorry, I didn't realize he already had the Jargal account. There is no way to merge accounts, so I can't combine his accounts. I could only rename him from Jargal to Tsebeen if he wanted to resume editing under that name. MBisanz talk 14:55, 27 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
        • I dont know, but now ia not attached to Jargal (he is from Buryatia and he workes there, and before it was). What to do?--Gubin 17:49, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
  • Do you remember that I promised you? It happened! In Buryat Wikipedia more than 1000 articles and a lot of active users! We have three candidates for adminship. We have the community! I hold my promises!--Gubin 20:40, 27 November 2012 (UTC)
    • Congrats! I'm very proud of you all. I didn't expect it and you certainly proved me wrong. MBisanz talk 20:46, 27 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • If you are active, see this. 3 users.--Gubin 08:35, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
    • Can you rename my global account into MongolDragon?--Gubin 13:01, 2 December 2012 (UTC)
      • I can rename a couple of your local accounts to MongolDragon, but you would need to go to each wiki with bureaucrats where you want it renamed. MBisanz talk 23:52, 4 December 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Ok. I did it. Thanks to notify. Gabriel Yuji (talk) 15:10, 27 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you! MBisanz talk 15:16, 27 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]


You have new messages
Hello, MBisanz. You have new messages at Billinghurst's talk page.
You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

Would you be so kind to review this post at my talk page and see what we can do to assist. Thanks. — billinghurst sDrewth 08:11, 24 April 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Re: Renaming information request[edit]

Hi MBisanz, I'll visit that page as soon as possible: this month is very busy for me (especially in RL). Excuse me for poor participation. Best regards, --Gnumarcoo 16:47, 1 May 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The Signpost[edit]

Dear Matt,

I've emailed you on a Signpost matter.

Kind regards, Tony (talk) 03:05, 18 May 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Handled. Thanks. MBisanz talk 04:01, 18 May 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Important announcement: Election delayed by one week[edit]

The Election Committee regrets to advise that it is necessary to delay the start of voting in the WMF Elections 2013 for one week. This delay is being implemented for three reasons:

  • We have been unable to verify that the list of eligible voters is complete and that all voters meet the published criteria
  • We have been unable to verify that the SecurePoll setups for the election are properly functioning
  • The voter interfaces have not been translated and are not currently available in any language other than English, thus disadvantaging Wikimedians who do not read English.

The following changes are now made to the Election timeline:

  • 8-22 June 2013: elections
  • 23-25 June 2013: vote-checking
  • 25-28 June: publication of results.

For the Election Committee, Risker (talk) 21:05, 31 May 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

What do you think?[edit]

About this? - 2001:558:1400:10:71F1:7547:9E08:43B5 17:44, 13 June 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I"m sorry, I don't have time to look into this. MBisanz talk 15:32, 16 June 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Dariush Kashani Overturn Deletion[edit]

Mr. Bisanz, as deleting administrator is it possible to overturn the deletion for Dariush Kashani, an actor. I am following directions from here at bottom of page - [22] Dariush Kashani is an Iranian-American actor with notable appearances on TV shows, a demo reel is here: [23] His IMDB page shows notable credits [24] and you can reference other links, I am certain, to support restoring his listing. Thanks so much, in advance!

Locally requested global renames[edit]

Hello, can you please link the diff/permalink of local requests?[25] It seems most others are doing it and I find it very helpful. Thanks! --Nemo 12:45, 8 August 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sure, I can do that. Thanks. MBisanz talk 22:37, 8 August 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Usurping Eric[edit]

Hello M, and thanks for your help here: Steward_requests/Username_changes#Eric.40dewiki. But no good deed goes unpunished, I'm afraid...I can't seem to create an account on de as de:Benutzer:Eric. I'm guessing the problem stems from the name being taken across a bunch of wikis by another user, who now uses the SUL Folkvanger. If you go to the special:mergeaccount page for Eric--sorry, don't know how to link that for you--you'll see that all the links there redirect to Folkvanger. He has no interest in retaining Eric, as you can see in our discussion from last year: es:Usuario_discusión:Folkvanger#Eric_on_Commons. If there's an easy way for me to take over that SUL, I'd like to do so, though I don't know if you are the person to bug with the request.

Another issue/question: I did not realize that when I created EricUniqueUsername here on meta that it would propagate across wikis. I meant it to be a temporary account, which I now suspect was sloppy form on my part, and I will want to eliminate the account as soon as I/we resolve the Eric unification. Thanks in advance for any help or tips. EricUniqueUsername (talk) 13:30, 21 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]

To the first question, we don't have a procedure in place to forcibly rename accounts like the de.Eric. We will in the future though. As to the second question, don't worry. When you're done using it, those extra EricUniqueNames can just be left unused. MBisanz talk 22:28, 25 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks for the info. Is there something I can ask the current owner of the username to do that would open up the username, at least on I think he would be perfectly willing to help. EricUniqueUsername (talk) 00:52, 27 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sure, if he says yes, I'll do the rename. MBisanz talk 03:41, 28 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. I put a message on his talkpage asking him to give you the ok here. Do you mean that you would be doing a rename of EricUniqueUsername to Eric on EricUniqueUsername (talk) 02:16, 29 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I would first move current de.Eric out of the way and then move de.EricUniqueUsername to de.Eric. MBisanz talk 14:10, 29 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Well, I can't seem to raise Folkvanger--he hasn't edited on his home wiki (es) in a couple months, and not on for a few years. de.Eric's last edit was in May 2011. I guess I'll just have to wait and see if I hear from him. EricUniqueUsername (talk) 15:29, 2 November 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sorry for the delay, I've been offline for a long time. Please, go ahead with the renaming, I confirm I no longer use Eric anywhere nor want to retain it as my username. Happy New Year for everyone, and again, sorry for taking so much time to answer! Greetings, Folkvanger (talk) 19:18, 1 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. I moved Eric out of the way, so you should be able to globalize EricUniqueUsername. MBisanz talk 03:16, 3 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello and thanks to you both, @Folkvanger and @MBisanz ! M, does this mean you can now move EricUniqueUsername to Eric on de and meta (and anywhere else appropriate), as you mentioned a few post above? Note that I am currently Eric on en, fr, and Commons. Ideally I would like to abandon EricUniqueUsername, which I created as an interim login and do not want to use as my global account. Note: When I just tried to create de.Eric, it refused me, saying that the name was too close to several others. That seems to indicate that the name is available, but this new "too close" rule is preventing its use. EricUniqueUsername (talk) 18:24, 4 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I just moved a bunch of EUU to Eric, so you should be good to go. MBisanz talk 19:38, 4 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks, but I must be doing something wrong. still won't let me create user Eric, though now the error message is that the user already exists. Then I tried logging in to de as Eric, as if I were now the holder of SUL Eric, but it doesn't like my password. Sorry if it's density on my part that's prolonging this process... EricUniqueUsername (talk) 21:05, 4 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Try logging into using your EricUniqueUsername's password. MBisanz talk 21:16, 4 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ah, light dawns on Marblehead...that worked, and here on meta as well, as you can see. Thanks for all your help and patience, M! Eric (talk) 22:33, 4 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You're welcome. Let me know if I can help in the future. MBisanz talk 01:14, 5 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I apologize for bringing this to your talk page. I am a long-experienced Wikipedian but I absolutely could not figure out how to make this request at the "ask a steward" page. Here is the situation: When global ID was implemented, my username MelanieN was assigned to me at all wikis except the German one. That was because there was a different person using MelanieN at the German wiki. But I see that the MelanieN userpage no longer exists [26] and the user hasn't edited since 2011 [27]. So I would like to ask that that username be linked to my global account. Thanks! MelanieN (talk) 20:05, 5 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Well, I may not have understood the problem correctly. Just now when I tried to log in at the German wikipedia, it accepted my login and password, so apparently I am already a user there. But there must be some wiki where I am not linked, because my Preferences page [28] says my global account is "in migration" because "Your account is active on 35 project sites. Unconfirmed accounts with your name remain on 1 project." I assumed the problem was with the other editor on, whom I had long been aware of, but maybe it's not. What needs to be done to complete my global account? MelanieN (talk) 20:13, 5 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Try logging in here. If your password doesn't work there, I'll rename it out of the way. MBisanz talk 02:19, 6 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Nope. "Login failed, wrong password". I think you've identified the problem. MelanieN (talk) 03:02, 6 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Updated scripts[edit]

Hi MBisanz. I edited your common.js to update you to the latest version of ajax sysop and StewardScript, which are compatible with the latest MediaWiki changes and reside on the Wikimedia Tool Labs for easier updates. I also updated various deprecated functions. Let me know if anything breaks. :) —Pathoschild 23:41, 21 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks! MBisanz talk 19:42, 22 March 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Can I take the username @zh.wikipedia? thanks! PK1913 (talk) 04:47, 14 June 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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An important part of that transition is helping volunteers like you sign the required confidentiality agreement. All Wikimedia volunteers with access to nonpublic information are required to sign this new agreement, and we have prepared some documentation to help you do so.

The Wikimedia Foundation is requiring that anyone with access to nonpublic information sign the new confidentiality agreement by 15 December 2015 (OTRS users have until 22 December 2015) to retain their access. You are receiving this email because you have access to nonpublic information and are required to sign the confidentiality agreement under the new policy.

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Posted by the MediaWiki message delivery 23:33, 15 September 2015 (UTC) • TranslateGet help

Yes check.svg Done MBisanz talk 18:25, 20 September 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi MBisanz, where should I send the copy of my license? Thank you. SpartacksCompatriot (talk) 05:24, 21 September 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

luri lrc wikipedia admin[edit]

I'm mike mogoei my user name is mogoeilor and I'm luri lrc test admin for six month past and it was expired I renewed this request in this link [29] and I know six months for lrc wikipedia is very short please help me to be administrator of luri lrc for more time as like as 2 year and in my rights in past years I couldn't have to protect luri lrc wiki page please help me to fix this problem and could you help me to be admin of luri lrc again?.
best wisheslrc lori (talk) 17:21, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Confirmation discussions[edit]

Dear MBisanz,

As you probably know, the confirmation discussions for Stewards have been closed. In order to determine the outcome of these discussions, you are invited to comment on Talk:Stewards/Confirm/2016 before scheduled closure of the confirmation section "one week after the appointment of the newly elected stewards" (Sunday 6th of March, 17:22 UTC), though the closing time might be extended at the ElectCom's discretion for an extra week if it is believed "further input is required before concluding". All stewards are welcome to comment, including those newly elected.

For those who ran for confirmation, consider revising comments regarding you, and replying to those where appropriate. Savhñ 08:01, 4 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


--The Avengers (talk) 08:06, 9 April 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I will not unblock you. Please email requesting an unblock in October 2016. MBisanz talk 03:40, 10 April 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

some questions[edit]


  1. I have nominate one of user as a admin. But nominated user accept his nomination after 6 day to date of nomination. After voting started.if we closed RFA discussion after 7th day of to date of nomination so only one day voting bcoz in 6 day user can not accept his nomination. We want to continue voting after one week. Its acceptable or not ?
  2. One of user no edit in one year. He/she is come back for voting. So his/her vote eligible or not ?
  3. I have requested current admin to we want voting continue but she is closed voting as not done. So i have rollback her edit. She is blocked me. As per rule whats happen in this.-Yogesh Kavishwar (talk) 15:27, 18 July 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The RFA must be accepted and open for 7 days. A user is eligible to vote if the rules of the Wiki permit it. Your block would be a dispute for the local community to resolve. MBisanz talk 03:10, 19 July 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Renames getting stuck on[edit]

Just to let you know that rename jobs are getting stuck on that wiki again. See phab:T143171. It may be best to hold off on all renames until it's fixed. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 23:51, 16 August 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Understood. Will do. MBisanz talk 01:03, 17 August 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Locking accounts[edit]

I have noticed that recently you have been locking accounts which have only edited on the English Wikipedia, please stop doing that..It's technically an abuse of the Steward rights cause you only lock accounts that are either being abusive on multiple wikis such as vandals on multiple projects including spambots or those recommended by the WMF. Please stop locking accounts with no edits outside on the English Wiki just to boost your "steward stats". Thank you--Stemoc 02:23, 9 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

My apologies. I thought it was a preventative measure when I had extra time on my hands to go after the "low hanging fruit", but I see your point. Correct me if I am wrong, but it would still be permissible to lock-and-hide global accounts that have abusive user names, regardless of where they have edited? MBisanz talk 02:26, 9 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Indeed, infact thata why that hide option was added in the first place, they can be hidden regardless of the number of edits (if any) they have made, but they have to be either really offensive (as in an attack) or derogatory ...--Stemoc 02:58, 9 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No renaming between November 20 and November 27[edit]


You’re getting this because you’re a steward or global renamer. The Community Tech team are working on cross-wiki watchlists. We need to add a couple of fields to the localuser table in centralauth database. In order to be able to do this, we’d need to run a script that will get in the way of renaming users. Our apologies – we realize this is getting in the way of your work.

We ask that you do not rename anyone between 00:00 November 20 (UTC) and 00:00 November 27 (UTC).

(UTC means that if you live in the Americas, it will be on the evening or afternoon of November 19 when the script starts running, and if you live in Oceania or eastern Asia, it can be closer midday on November 27 before we can be sure the script is no longer running.)

Phabricator task.

If there are any problems related to this, or you have any questions, please write me on my talk page. /Johan (WMF) (talk) via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 19:39, 17 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Noted. MBisanz talk 06:19, 18 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Chinese Flag vandal[edit]

Hi, I had noticed that you had blocked as a sock of the cross wiki abuse. can you tell if the ip range is same as him or socking on the range as well?

22:02, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

Hi. I blocked that IP for cross-wiki vandalism. Also, I am not seeing where the range has edited recently. I need an account username or common edits to assess if two IPs are connected. MBisanz talk 12:11, 13 December 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi Im back. I think this was the most recent account. MechQuester (talk) 17:20, 13 December 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sorry, nothing particularly enlightening to report. MBisanz talk 02:46, 17 December 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Username change (2)[edit]

Just a small note: 위키백과 시발>위키백과 사발 is just trying to fool renamers, by requesting 'Fuck you wikipedia' to 'Fock you wikipedia'. Block reason was username policy violation. Just FYI, again. — regards, Revi 03:48, 2 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks for letting me know. That's what I get for AGF. MBisanz talk 03:49, 2 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nasty name[edit]

Hiya! I think User:N1GG3R5H1T is a name we might want to globally rid ourselves of, no? Jpgordon (talk) 05:12, 2 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi! Yes check.svg Done MBisanz talk 17:07, 3 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

About "Xoser@diq.wikipedia"[edit]

Hello. Can you look at this topic? Xoser (talk) 00:42, 15 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sysop Removal of access[edit]

Hello, we have been waiting for sysop removal of access for Xoser of Zazaki Wikipedia since almost a week. Xoser used two sock puppets for local dicussion (Neribij and Kirmanciye) although we stated that Zazaki Wikipedia is so small and a third sysop is needless and so there is a consensus about remove Xoser's sysop access. When will we receive answer? [30] Vuzorg (talk) 14:18, 22 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I agree with Vuzorg. -- Mirzali (talk) 14:23, 22 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I agree as a sysop, too. --asmên 00:01, 23 April 2017 (UTC)

Please revert your renaming for "FairyBell管理者"[edit]

Hello. I am rxy. I noticed your handled recently renaming is contains title blacklisted word "管理". This word means "Administrator" or "manager" and this renaming request should not be handled. For this, Could you please revert for this renaming? Thanks.--rxy (talk) 03:24, 30 July 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes check.svg Done thanks for letting me know. MBisanz talk 23:50, 30 July 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi, please check your last edit. You granted 9 months access for somebody but didn't marked it as done. Instead you marked a wrong request as done. Stryn (talk) 20:30, 17 September 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes, I copied the template into the wrong section. I've gone back and reinserted the discussion in progress. MBisanz talk 02:59, 18 September 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes we are still using the templates, see Talk:Steward_requests/Permissions/Approved_temporary#Still_needed.3F. Stryn (talk) 13:33, 25 October 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Understood. I'll keep using it until the bot's approach is changed. MBisanz talk 02:03, 30 October 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Help design a new feature to stop harassing emails[edit]

Hi there,

The Anti-Harassment Tools team plans to start develop of a new feature to allow users to restrict emails from new accounts. This feature will allow an individual user to stop harassing emails from coming through the Special:EmailUser system from abusive sockpuppeting accounts.

We’re inviting you to join the discussion because you have experience dealing with abusive sockpuppeting accounts and you work across many wikis. We think that your insights will help us build a better feature.

You can leave comments on this discussion page or send an email to the Anti-Harassment Tools team.

It is important to hear from a broad range of people who are interested in the design of the tool, so we hope you join the discussion and let us know how it would work best for you.

For the Anti-Harassment Tools team SPoore (WMF), Community Advocate, Community health initiative (talk) 21:50, 13 October 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please let us know if you wish to opt-out of all massmessage mailings from the Anti-harassment tools team.

User right at Chi-chewa wiki[edit]

Am made to believe that you are the one that granted me adminship on the Chi-chewa wiki now I wanted to find out how I can get importers rights or to enable the rights. I wish to import some templates and apparently I cant I wish to find out how i get the rights to perform the actions. --Chabota (talk) 00:25, 24 August 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You can request them at SRP. MBisanz talk 19:09, 26 August 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you. Chabota (talk) 21:35, 28 August 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Emergency in KaWiki[edit]

Dear steward,
Please read my explanation thoroughly. It is about an inexorable situation in the Georgian Wikipedia, the long-established. Every attempt to solve the problem locally fails again and again. So, please, do not be indifferent.
The requests are extraordinary, so I do not write on a general page, but personally.
Best regards, Deu. 18:03, 30 September 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]