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Page deleted without reason[edit]

My page "History of Bombay under the Marathas" was deleted without reason! I was accumulating reliable information to generate valid content. --Coconut1002 (talk) 07:21, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

I guess that you refer to the page I deleted on the Mediawiki wiki. The Mediawiki wiki is for documenting the Mediawiki software. So any other material is off-topic for that wiki and was deleted. The material that you added there is more suitable for Wikipedia. -- Tegel (Talk) 09:51, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

User:Cindy WMFr[edit]

(In response to the message you left on my user page) Hi, sorry. My Bad. I thought that her User page had been created. Now, it's done. Can you restore the page or do I need to create a new one ? Thank you. Cyrille WMFr (talk) 14:50, 14 April 2017 (UTC)


Hello Tegel, can I ask some questions? --Alaa :)..! 14:54, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi. Yes you may, but there might be some delay in the response. -- Tegel (Talk) 17:52, 20 April 2017 (UTC)
Hello again Face-smile.svg can you enter the stewards IRC channel now? --Alaa :)..! 15:50, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

Proposed blocking[edit]

Hello Tegel, please block the user Ratna Sarita Lestara because abusing multiple accounts: LTA Ratna Al-Sarita an it's variants. Thank you. Ilzhabimantara (talk) 12:29, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi. I'm unfortunately busy with other issues at the moment. The quickest way to get an account globally locked is if you place a request on Steward requests/Global. -- Tegel (Talk) 17:52, 20 April 2017 (UTC)
@Tegel: Thank you for information. --Ilzhabimantara (talk) 10:54, 22 April 2017 (UTC)

Global blocking[edit]

Hi Tegel, can i see the Global blocking? Because it seems still busy seen. Thanks a lot. --Ilzhabimantara (talk) 14:31, 22 April 2017 (UTC)


Hi Tegel! I asked for temporary adminship on the Swahili Wiktionary and no reply yet. May you kindly review the application for me on the Steward Request/permissions. Regards and blessed Sunday --Trunzep (talk) 08:56, 23 April 2017 (UTC)


Hi Tegel. Why did you block my account. Please abolish the block. GOLDEN HN HA (talk) 13:39, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi. I have not blocked your account. Your account is not blocked on any wiki. It's probably that you are using an IP-address that I have previously blocked. For us to be able to solve the issue you need to provide us with your IP-address. If you don't want to add your IP-address here there is more information in the green box at the top of the page. -- Tegel (Talk) 13:48, 27 April 2017 (UTC)


Hi Tegel, I was wondering why certain users like or Hosseinblue ask if they are blocked when they aren't. Do I miss something here? Thank you for your time. Lotje (talk) 12:34, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi. My guess is that their current IP-address is blocked, and that they think that it's their account that is blocked. Sometimes it's a local block of the IP-address, or a short block that has expired at the time someone start looking into it. Without the message that they get when trying to edit there is normally not enough information to investigate it further. -- Tegel (Talk) 14:20, 29 April 2017 (UTC)
Okay, thanks Tegel! Lotje (talk) 14:21, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

Turkey ban[edit]


just trying to keep order on the ban in Turkey Thread. A lot of "i think to be foxy" people just put stupid comments or just put them on first lines with fake date. Please, do something about it ;) Thanx, L U P O, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.

Yesterday's vandalism on Response to 2017 ban in Turkey[edit]

Hi, I would notice that yesterday a user removed lots of signatures (including mine) on Response to 2017 ban in Turkey. I added back 'em all, following the order before deletion. I also added back two signatures that yesterday were above (ZiLù and Usho19) and were removed (but in this case I don't know who vandalized). Anyway, LUPO (that answered above) didn't removed 'em, but fixed my mistake (they weren't the first who signed). So, I tried to fix adding both users in chronological order. Of course, due to the persistent vandalisms, the order is a bit confused, and I tried to list them as accurately as possible. PS: due to the fact that this vandalism was the only user's contrib on all Wikimedia, I would report him to an admin. Regards. --Dэя-Бøяg 16:34, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

Sorry for disturb again, just a note. I've seen that the users added back by me (ZiLù and Usho19), were already on the list. I fixed removing the "second signature" and leaving both users in chronological order. Greets. --Dэя-Бøяg 16:51, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

Blocked appeal[edit]

Hi! You've blocked me and I don't know the reason why. This is the message written on the block: "Your IP address is in a range which has been blocked on all wikis. The block was made by Tegel ( The reason given is Open proxy. Start of block: 01:21, 27 April 2017 Expiration of block: 01:21, 27 April 2018 You can contact Tegel to discuss the block. You cannot use the "Email this user" feature unless a valid email address is specified in your account preferences and you have not been blocked from using it. Your current IP address is 2a03:2880:3010:bff5:face:b00c:0:1, and the blocked range is 2A03:2880:3010:BFF5:0:0:0:0/64. Please include all above details in any queries you make." Jeth888 (talk) 06:52, 8 May 2017 (UTC) Jeth888 (talk) 06:52, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

Hi. I have not blocked your account. I have blocked IP-addresses that belong to Facebook and that has been used for abuse. I recommend that you use your normal IP-address when editing. -- Tegel (Talk) 07:01, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

I AM[edit]

Hell. I am Creative Commns Intenational Staff. Asia Oseania Bord.Hall World Naoki INOUE. 日本語失礼 5年近くサイバーテロリストに狙われ攻撃されていました。ようやく一段落ついたのdrその手口をかいたところ今日境を襲っているサイバー攻撃の元になっていりことがわかった。 日本の被害を受けた場所を管轄する奈良県生駒警察署や警察本部届け出をしました。 まったく理解されません。おそらく放置されたのでしょう。 ひどい話で何ならFBIにでも相談しつか届け出したらいいともいわれました。 犯人たちは私の犯行としるようにあちらこちらの私の写真や私に関する記録をばらまいています。 卑劣犯行です。犯人を私に見せるランサムウエアですが実際のところは

GIT HUB and クロネコ(KURONEKO) AU KDDI   PLAN インターネットを私物化し GIT HUB and クロネコ(KURONEKO) AU KDDI   PLAN を本格的に動かせえば少なくとも日本が支配できる。 このXDay が Enper of Japan Akihito-heika ご譲位の日と思います どうかこれを検証してください

THANKS--Hell Word (talk) 11:31, 22 May 2017 (UTC) 

And how can I help you with your problem? -- Tegel (Talk) 11:36, 22 May 2017 (UTC)


Thanks for deleting that vandalism. That IP user has been vandalizing on several wikis and will likely just change IPs if you blocked them. Would you mind taking a look at the message I left over on SN about the problem? Gestrid (talk) 15:22, 28 May 2017 (UTC)

why aare bondi gori rekoss?[edit]

taratari reply diss, aar kothar reply fast dibe.samaz gaiai!!!!!!!!!beakkol user :কাজী মুহাম্মদ হোসাইনুর রশীদ UTC 5.26 কাজী মুহাম্মদ হোসাইনুর রশীদ (talk) 23:27, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

Global block without page deletions[edit]

I see you globally blocked a user on June 9th, citing "Cross-wiki abuse", without deleting their contributions to the Dhivehi Wiktionary (made just before the block). Could you please delete those pages? - dcljr (talk) 22:51, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

Done. -- Tegel (Talk) 07:08, 12 June 2017 (UTC)


Hello Tegel, I wanted to use AutoWikiBrowser on ku.wikipedia and ku.wiktionary and I wanted to know if I had to make a request for this (Does this right given by Stewards or a Bureaucrat?). Thanks--Ghybu (talk) 16:09, 26 June 2017 (UTC)

Hi. I don't know the procedures on these wikis, but from a general point of view if you risk flooding the "recent changes"-page you need to use a separate Bot-account that will receive the bot-flag. The bot-flag is issued by a Bureaucrat (or a Steward if there is no local Bureaucrat) normally after some test that shows that everything is working as expected.
If you edit in a slow pace with one to two edits per minute it could be OK to do the edit from your normal account, but it's up to the local community to decide how they want to have it. -- Tegel (Talk) 16:42, 26 June 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for your reply. The problem is solved :)--Ghybu (talk) 16:31, 30 June 2017 (UTC)


range blocked as proxy, should be reblocked as ISP range.

Orange - it is affected ISP, nothing to do with proxy, please reblock with proper description.

Hi. I have not placed the block and I have not much time to investigate IP-ranges. My suggestion to you is that you bring it to the attention of the blocking admin. -- Tegel (Talk) 09:42, 4 July 2017 (UTC)


w:pl:Special:Contribs/SatanManson should be globally locked, since he evaded his block as w:pl:Special:Contribs/Satan_Mason. 18:06, 3 July 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for the information. I recommend you to edit from your normal IP-address since services that hide your normal IP-address (proxys) can be blocked without any particular reason as per the No open proxies-policy. -- Tegel (Talk) 18:18, 3 July 2017 (UTC)

About blocking.[edit]

Hi! I am an active wikipedian in bangla wikipedia (my account). Last night while editing, I got a block message written (in bengali) : "Your IP address is in a range which has been blocked on all wikis. The block was made by Tegel ( The reason given is Open proxy. Start of block: 07:03, 21 March 2017 Expiration of block: 07:03, 21 March 2018 You can contact Tegel to discuss the block. You cannot use the "Email this user" feature unless a valid email address is specified in your account preferences and you have not been blocked from using it. Your current IP address is 2a03:2880:11:2ffb:face:b00c:0:8000, and the blocked range is 2A03:2880:11:2FFB:0:0:0:0/64. Please include all above details in any queries you make." I'll be glad if you tell me what to do about it. - Rezwan Khair (talk) 18:40, 4 July 2017 (UTC)

Hi. The service provided by Facebook has been used for abuse on multiple wikis, so that is the reason why it's blocked. What I would recommend you to do is to use your normal internet connection instead of going through Facebook. -- Tegel (Talk) 18:43, 4 July 2017 (UTC)
Sorry, I cannot afford normal internet connection here. That's why I edited wiki through (Free Basics), may be it uses facebook. But it isn't abuse or illegal. Won't you consider that? - Rezwan Khair (talk) 19:02, 4 July 2017 (UTC)
Hi. Most of Facebooks IP-addresses is blocked on a number of wikis for being used for abuse. I will check what can be done by the global block. How do you connect to the internet when posting the messages here? -- Tegel (Talk) 15:16, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
As usual. But it took time (8-10 min) to show the block. However, it is not shown now and I am editing as before. Thanks a lot, for your help and advice. - Rezwan Khair (talk) 18:56, 10 July 2017 (UTC)

Needs help at some Wikipedia[edit]

Hello Tegel, I think you few times helped at Mongolian Wikiedpia. We have certain edit war and vandaliser's rampant action problem in last 2 days and we do not have any admin help. One serious vandaliser who constantly changes his IP is inserting multiple copyright infringed articles and alongside from different IPs vandalise other articles. Can you or your other collegaues deal this problem?? His most vandalism practicer IP is this ‎ the last two digits constantly changes. his more camouflaging kind of IP is this : usually last two digits changes every day. another camouflaging IP: (last digits changes often) I hope you have some ways to stop this sophisticated kind of vandalism. Orgio89 (talk) 06:10, 5 July 2017 (UTC)

The problem is ongoing here: Orgio89 (talk) 06:11, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
His vandalism act can be clearly seen here that Mongolia's only current active admin Zorigt tried to fight with his vandalism multiple times in this article history you can clearly see: Orgio89 (talk) 06:15, 5 July 2017 (UTC)

Unblock User:Sher Aziz[edit]

Hi Tegel, I am user User:Sher Aziz i am globally blocked and can't login. I requested 3 times on UTRS but they are claiming you must global unblock then we will unblock on english wikipedia. I am worried about my account please do something ( 07:14, 8 July 2017 (UTC)).

You have placed a request on Steward requests/Global so that is enough. The fact that you are coming back with different IP-addresses over and over again don't help your case. -- Tegel (Talk) 07:18, 8 July 2017 (UTC)

@Tegel; you are see the history i request 3 times on meta but these admins and steward are not giving response to any blocked user. this is not justice please i want to use wikipedia again it is important to first unblock on meta please accept my request. -- 07:22, 8 July 2017 (UTC)

You have placed a request Steward requests/Global. Now you have to wait for the result. -- Tegel (Talk) 11:01, 8 July 2017 (UTC)[edit]

Block, press Steward requests/Global. -- 08:16, 11 July 2017 (UTC)


Hi, please help me for my global IP block (open proxy) My ip is now being blocked for other Wikipedias (Spanish) and Commons, please help me (w:es:usuario:aldotron) --Aldotron (ディスカッション) 06:06, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

Hi. For us to be able to help out you need to inform us about the IP-address that you are using. If you don't want to write it here you can sent it to the Steward e-mail address that is in the green box at the top of this page. Include the complete message that you get when trying to edit. -- Tegel (Talk) 06:16, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
I don't use a static IP cuz I use Free basics by Facebook to don't waste mobile data, but my range is 2800:

PD: I talk Spanish, I need a "excento de bloqueo a IP" --Aldotron (ディスカッション) 06:22, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

Oh my IP is a range 2A03:2880:0:0:0:0:0:0/32, you can help me with this problem? --Aldotron (ディスカッション) 06:28, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
I will check to see what can be done. -- Tegel (Talk) 13:09, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

Global block for[edit]

Cross wiki abuse vandalism this recently used for abuse. Multiple and many project vandalism this this this this this and bypassing the global lock 2001:4D80:0:61:902:200:0:49C6 15:10, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

It is already blocked. -- Tegel (Talk) 15:12, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
It is already blocked. -- Tegel (Talk) 15:16, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

Global block for[edit]

Open proxy server. Cross wiki abuse vandalism and bypassing the global lock 17:13, 13 July 2017 (UTC)[edit]

Hi Tegel. This is one information about it blocked global ip adress on one day. This is ip address of global locked/blocked urossusa. Best wishes. Zoranzoki21 (talk) 13:42, 20 July 2017 (UTC)


Newest instance from 15 July 2017, recurring global vandalism, please rangeblock, as done already.

Still unblocked affected ranges, same 83* & 79* as here. 19:13, 20 July 2017 (UTC)

Still vandalizes xwiki and counting:

so done for 1 month. 15:31, 29 July 2017 (UTC)

i want to write my opinion[edit]

i am just sockpuppet of user:GALAXYA8. i am not crosswiki abuse and not LTA. in user talk:GALAXYA8, you was refused unlock request for my original account, user:GALAXYA8. it has an email address and i must use my original account and i don't want to use a sockpuppet. why my original account must need a nlock and lock? i want to use my original account. --Kim9933 (talk) 09:30, 21 July 2017 (UTC)

You circumvent your block by creating a sock. Normally not allowed. Your account is blocked on more than one wiki. Could be described as cross-wiki abuse. You do this over and over again. Could be described as LTA. Why should we believe that there will not be any problem in the future when you do this over and over again? -- Tegel (Talk) 09:35, 21 July 2017 (UTC)

and i can't use my original account forever? and it will be globally banned at all wikimedia projects? my original account is not crosswiki abuse and didn't do disruptive edit. and i must use my original account because it has an email address and username is violation. so i need to use my original account and request a changing username. if stewards unlock it, it will be unblocked at kowiki and can edit at kowiki again. other user said to me, "if you want to edit in kowiki, please do not create or use sockpuppets. you must use your original account. then, you can do everything at wikipedia." --Kim9933 (talk) 09:53, 21 July 2017 (UTC)

You have placed a request at Steward requests/Global. Wait for a reply there. -- Tegel (Talk) 09:56, 21 July 2017 (UTC)

ok. i hope original account will be unlocked. --Kim9933 (talk) 10:00, 21 July 2017 (UTC)

Obvious Sleeper[edit]

See this for evidence: block globally. It's w:ja:LTA:CBMIBM. 19:58, 22 July 2017 (UTC)


Tack så mycket. Jag kan tala bra svenska.--Farhad2010 (talk) 09:17, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

My Royal Young[edit]

Those vandalism IPs are came from Philippines, just for my guess was belong to User:My Royal Young. SA 13 Bro (talk) 10:10, 2 August 2017 (UTC)

About Mauritanian flag[edit]

The change was already done in English wikipedia when I edited Italian one and some others. I can't be 100% sure the flag has been set to law, but the referendum was approved and so the flag, at least in the Constitution, has to be changed.

Thanks for banning, man. People do spam worse things usually and I'm the one who gets banned.

~Italian anonymous user—The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk)

Just because the referendum is over it doesn't mean that the constitution has been change. Referendums are rarely directly executed. Wait until the constitution has been changed. -- Tegel (Talk) 09:47, 7 August 2017 (UTC) (fiwiktionary)[edit]

Hej! Tackar för avlysande vandalism av 37.219 i Finska Wiktionary. (till exempel denna) Du kunde också gömma vandalismen. Du kan göra det med linken piilota och du kan välja Mahdollinen kunnianloukkaus som orsak.

Hey! Thank you for reverting vandalism of 37.219 in Finnish Wiktionary. You could also hide the vandalism. You can do it with the link piilota and you can choose Mahdollinen kunnianloukkaus as a reason.--2001:14BB:51:5F95:7946:1D42:CF9F:5F5E 16:28, 7 August 2017 (UTC)

Global lock for Somehouse1250[edit]

Multiple and never-ending circumvention of global locks, Џойстик_18 Sunready888 Mermaid Man Bukamember1012 His contribution is very similar to the previously mentioned participants, which, alas, can not be a mere coincidence. So, I ask you to globally block this troll and vandal. Пугачов Иван Петрович (talk) 20:03, 8 August 2017 (UTC)

@Пугачов Иван Петрович: No. Somehouse1250 (talk) 07:55, 9 August 2017 (UTC)


I have no relation to Tagger2017. Peekachoo (talk) 15:29, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Keep the discussion on your talk page. -- Tegel (Talk) 15:31, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

You should be minding your own business. And stop accusing me of sockpuppetry. Peekachoo (talk) 15:40, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

That's it.[edit]

If you leave one more message on my talk page, I WILL report you. Peekachoo (talk) 15:50, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Who will you report me to? -- Tegel (Talk) 15:53, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Not telling you. Peekachoo (talk) 15:54, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

It would be interesting to know. -- Tegel (Talk) 15:55, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Already reported you 😠Peekachoo (talk) 15:56, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

unblocking me[edit]

could you please unblock me? also please list the things that i did that got me blocked.—The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk)

I have not blocked you so I don't know what you did wrong. The IP-range that you are part of is blocked as open proxy. It would be better if you placed a request at Steward requests/Global. -- Tegel (Talk) 16:58, 25 August 2017 (UTC)

Could you plz unblocked me Pope sindhi (talk) 18:56, 25 August 2017 (UTC)

From what I can see your account is not blocked on any wiki. If your IP-address is blocked, see at the top of Steward requests/Global what can be done. -- Tegel (Talk) 19:00, 25 August 2017 (UTC)

I am using Wikipedia since march 2017 I request that plz unblocked i am new sufi (talk) 11:59, 30 August 2017 (UTC)

I still can't see that your account is blocked. Send the complete message that you get when trying to edit to <tvar|address></> and we will have a look at it. -- Tegel (Talk) 06:01, 31 August 2017 (UTC)


Sorry! Why did you block my account from editing any page? I need to translate certain pages into Swahili. Gutapaka (talk) 02:23, 3 September 2017 (UTC)


Hello. I wonder whether you can verify whether Hmc1282171021 (talk · contribs) and Hmcblockad (talk · contribs) are the same person. The user there tried to challenge the assumption, which led the user to being blocked from svWP. I don't know Swedish language, so maybe you can help confirm the verification. --George Ho (talk) 04:46, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

George Ho They are indeed. I was going to use the latter account in order to ask why I was blocked (they even blocked my discussion page so I could not ask). However, within 2 minutes of creating the latter account, it too was blocked so I never got to even use it to do anything. In my opinion it is of no value whatsoever and can be erased or permanently blocked. It will not be used for anything Hmc1282171021 (talk) 00:20, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Press global block for range[edit]

Open proxy server VPN and cross wiki abuse. Пугачов Иван Петрович (talk) 09:05, 8 September 2017 (UTC)

Juliet Dunlop[edit]

Hi Serols, I see you restored some info on the Juliet Dunlop page. The birth details and material about her grandfather had been added by a user who made similar edits on the pages of a number of other broadcasters and other public figures. It's vandalism as you'll see if you look at the user's contributing history. Thanks. 21:24, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

Hi. I'm not the user Serols, so I think that your comment is misplaced. -- Tegel (Talk) 06:36, 15 September 2017 (UTC)

unblock my activities please[edit]

Your IP address is in a range which has been blocked on all wikis. The block was made by Tegel ( The reason given is Cross-wiki abuse. * Start of block: 10:26, 16. Sep. 2017 * Expiration of block: 17:26, 17. Sep. 2017 You can contact Tegel to discuss the block. You cannot use the "Email this user" feature unless a valid email address is specified in your account preferences and you have not been blocked from using it. Your current IP address is, and the blocked range is Please include all above details in any queries you make.

I have been an active member since 2007. I have moved to the Philippines a month ago. I would like to continue editing, therefore I ask you to unblock me. --Gabel1960 (talk) 04:53, 17 September 2017 (UTC)

Hi. It's not you that is blocked. It's a set of IP-addresses because it has been used for abuse on multiple wikis. I have removed the global block even if it was only 30 minutes left on the block. If you find yourself caught in a global block it's often quicker to place a request at Steward requests/Global. -- Tegel (Talk) 16:44, 17 September 2017 (UTC)