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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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Please find answered requests in the archives (this month).

Requests for comment/Vote of no confidence on Arnnon Geshuri[edit]

Please have a look at the recent history of the vote of no confidence. Some of the (already reverted) recent edit comments and edits ought to be hidden. Regards, AFBorchert (talk) 21:08, 27 January 2016 (UTC)

@AFBorchert: Done. Thanks for reporting. Best regards. —MarcoAurelio 21:14, 27 January 2016 (UTC)

Deceased user page protection?[edit]

Hello, I've just found (yes, sadly) that user Rosier is deceased since 2013, as stated in her French wikipedia user page. Is there a policy to protect deceased user pages? A tradition to add a notice with candles banner like in the French WP? Thanks in advance. --Jfblanc (talk) 14:01, 28 January 2016 (UTC)

@Jfblanc: I have added a template to his page and fully protected it. While there's no policy, I have done this for some users deceased in the last years. I'm sorry to learn the deceasement of the user. —MarcoAurelio 14:49, 31 January 2016 (UTC)

Request of page protection[edit]

Hi, I just create a beta WikiRadio Chinese page after I knew about WikiRadio earlier today from Wikimedia-I. As it'sused by the tool as a config, thus I'ld like to file a request there to protect this page - other channels make it, so is this one. Thanks, --Spring Roll Conan ( Teahouse | Contributions ) 13:53, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneMarcoAurelio 14:04, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

CentralNotice on french Wikipedia[edit]


Can you, please, enable this campaign (direct link) again, from Monday the 8th to Wednesday the 17th of February?

There are two little things to change on the banner itself: the text and the color. The new banner is here.

This the last campaign before the launch of the WikiMOOC (the 22th of February).

Thank you very much (cc @Matiia:), Jules78120 (talk) 14:31, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Done (preview). If something else should be modified, please let me know. Matiia (talk) 17:01, 2 February 2016 (UTC)
It's perfect, thanks! Jules78120 (talk) 17:24, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Requests for comment/Superprotect rights[edit]

As superprotect was removed, this request for comment may be closed.--GZWDer (talk) 17:26, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Closed. —MarcoAurelio 18:02, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Please mark this page for translation[edit]

Hi, I'm translating this page to Chinese(zh),but the page now contains changes which are not marked for translation. Please mark this page for translation, thanks!--Bowleerin (talk) 08:35, 3 February 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Matiia (talk) 15:50, 3 February 2016 (UTC)

Request for page protection[edit]

Hi, I suggest semi-protecting Template:User info, primarily because the template is used on ~500 (inherently global) userpages, and has fewer than 30 watchers. It has only been test-edited once (November 2015) which was reverted within the same minute, but this seems like a high-use template to leave unprotected. Thanks. Quiddity (talk) 23:31, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

Done, thanks :) —MarcoAurelio 23:51, 4 February 2016 (UTC)