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Meta-Wiki has a small active community. When a normal user requires the assistance of an administrator or bureaucrat for some particular task, it is not always easy to find one. This page helps users find one when they need one; asking specific admins directly via their talk pages is one way to elicit a fast response. See also: Stewards' noticeboard, Access to nonpublic information policy noticeboard, Category:Meta-Wiki policies, Category:Global policies
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Revision hiding / oversight request[edit]

Could someone please oversight or revision hide Special:Contributions/Anonymousblade's edits? The addition to my talk page is grossly offensive. Thanks. --B (talk) 00:37, 18 September 2018 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done I don't know if this is oversightable here on Meta. I would say not, but either way I don't have the buttons. MusikAnimal talk 00:39, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
Check in with the oversight team about it. StevenJ81 (talk) 02:39, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
I've emailed them. Thanks MusikAnimal talk 03:35, 18 September 2018 (UTC)
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My user page -advise[edit]

Hi. I hope this is the right place to ask. I have added to my talk page another user's opinion of me, made by him publicly at Meta while revewing a CU request. This opinion of me is libelous, and made by a troll, but I think it is worth it, e.g. reproducing it because it represents the way many abusers and sockmasters think of the users who are "chasing" them. My question isː Do I have the right to use other user's opinions about me; Furthermore, can I quote something libelous written about me by a troll, or this may be considered to be a mockery (from my part) of the user (troll) who made the initial statement on me? Please advise. ——Chalk19 (talk) 11:48, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Regarding to User:Abuse filter[edit]

What to say about this automated MediaWiki account called Abuse filter, because it blocks people username triggering filters configured to disable editing when they are logged? That gives the rule: «Specific user page spam». Should have been false positives, please give response. 109.98.165.144 16:02, 19 September 2018 (UTC)

Any specific account that you're referring to? No false positives from today or yesterday. -- Tegel (Talk) 16:17, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes @Tegel:, it's Abuse filter (an automated account will automatically block users triggering filters configured to block). This thing sounds like COORDINATED sysop account. 109.98.165.144 16:21, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes, the "Abuse filter" can block accounts that triggers certain filters. It all depends on how the filter is set up. Do you want to report any false positives? -- Tegel (Talk) 16:40, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
No, i don't want reporting false positives. I'm not sure, but User:Abuse filter is called SYSTEM ACCOUNT. It blocks indefinitivelly registered-only user accounts, and for IPs (with a temp. period). Thanks in advance! 109.98.165.144 16:54, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes, that is what the "Abuse filter"-account is, and what it does. -- Tegel (Talk) 16:58, 19 September 2018 (UTC)
For detail see mw:Extension:Abuse Filter
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Report concerning HeAssaultedMeJustBecauseIDiscouragedHimOnFreeSlurpeeDay[edit]

HeAssaultedMeJustBecauseIDiscouragedHimOnFreeSlurpeeDay (talk · contribs. · moves · block · block log)Reasons: User-targeted harassment. Removal of edits might be warranted, too. Anarchyte (work | talk) 10:18, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Same kind of vandalism occurred on my talk page.-- Johanna Strodt (WMDE) (talk) 10:23, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
Same false accusations on everyone's talk pages. Can nobody ban em? Taylor 49 (talk) 10:33, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
I get the feeling it could be some kind of bot or something similar Saederup92 (talk) 10:37, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
It's just an xwiki LTA with a level of creativity that is round about a brick. It would be helpful if we could get some CU-type computer magic and lock out their IP range across projects, assuming that's technically possible. See for example this account, and this account, also history here. GMGtalk 10:42, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
Also User:HakanIST, global locks are neither here nor there, since this LTA seems to register a new account for each vandalism spree for each project. GMGtalk 11:00, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
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Report concerning 121.54.32.175[edit]

121.54.32.175 (talk · contribs. · moves · block · block log)Reasons: IP is vandalizing user talk pages Esteban16 (talk) 03:03, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

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Report concerning 101.127.209.17[edit]

101.127.209.17 (talk · contribs. · moves · block · block log)Reasons: This IP started to vandalize page namespaces. See also edit filter log Web SourceContent (Management System) 06:04, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

2601:601:101:21E0:BC1D:B9F3:E31E:4653 (talk · contribs. · moves · block · block log) This IP editor also as well, see the abuse filter log. SA 13 Bro (talk) 06:22, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

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