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The associated page is used by the TitleBlacklist MediaWiki extension, and lists strings of regular expressions that may not be used as page titles or usernames on any Wikimedia projects. Any Meta-Wiki administrator or steward can edit this blacklist.

For more information on what the title blacklist is for, and the processes used here, please see Title blacklist/About.

Please post comments to the appropriate section below: Proposed additions, Proposed removals, or Troubleshooting and problems, read the messageboxes at the top of each section for an explanation. Also, please check back some time after submitting, there could be questions regarding your request. In addition to that, please sign your posts with ~~~~ after your comment.

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Proposed additions[edit]

Symbol comment vote.svg This section is for proposing that a page title be blacklisted; add new entries at the bottom of the section. Provide links demonstrating widespread creation by multiple users or IP's. Completed requests will be marked as done or denied and archived.

^Jelling.*[edit]

  • ^Jelling.* <newaccountonly> - To prevent the creation of Jellingthirtyfour, Jellingthirtyfive, Jellingthirtysix, Jellingthirtyseven, Jellingthirtyeight, Jellingthirtynine, Jellingforty, Jellingfortyone, etc. Accounts Jellingeleven through Jellingthirtythree have already been blocked on the English Wikipedia. GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 03:12, 15 September 2021 (UTC)[]
    Declined Declined @GeoffreyT2000: There is next to no value in that sort of addition to the blacklist where a person is creating accounts, as they will just move to dropping the g or the n or some other combination. More effective for enWP to write an abuse filter that blocks the user and IP address for 31 hour for someone trying to create that account phrase locally. This sort of prohibition doesn't stop abuse, it just forces user name change.  — billinghurst sDrewth 03:50, 15 September 2021 (UTC)[]
    @Billinghurst More effective, but impossible: The extension also allows blocking, but these features are disabled on the English Wikipedia. ~~~~
    User:1234qwer1234qwer4 (talk)
    16:30, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
    Whatever. I don't see how the comment helps. And it just delays archiving. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯  — billinghurst sDrewth 23:37, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Proposed removals[edit]

Symbol comment vote.svg This section is for proposing that a title be unlisted; please add new entries at the bottom of the section. Remember to provide the specific title or regex blacklisted, links to the articles they are used in or useful to, and arguments in favour of unlisting. Completed requests will be marked as done or denied and archived. The addition or removal of a title is not a vote, please do not bold the first words in statements.

Troubleshooting and problems[edit]

Symbol comment vote.svg This section is for comments related to problems with the blacklist (such as incorrect syntax or entries not being blocked), or problems saving a page because of a blacklisted title. This is not the section to request that an entry be unlisted (see Proposed removals above).