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Võ Tuấn Kiệt and La Ngoc HungEdit

Please delete these cross-wiki spam pages. Thanks in advance. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh (talk) 09:11, 9 September 2021 (UTC)[]

@NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh Place a quick deletion tag which would get it done quicker SHB2000 (talk) 10:27, 9 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@SHB2000: I did, but that tag was removed. Since 3RR vio may lead to a block, I could not revert anymore. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh (talk) 10:30, 9 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Oops. Sorry for not looking into that. But 3RR does not apply when reverting spam or vandalism. SHB2000 (talk) 10:37, 9 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Tag removing can't be count as vandalism/spam, or does the policy here allow that? Anyway, thank you for your help. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh (talk) 11:18, 9 September 2021 (UTC)[]
NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh The page is deleted. But if you faced any of such situations in future when you fear 3RR, then simply rewrite (simply add again) it instead of revert. Regards! Haoreima (talk) 16:32, 18 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I will. Thanks. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh (talk) 17:08, 18 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Problem userEdit

Ashikmridha04 Is advertising himself at Ashik Mridha and he is continuing to remove the QD template that I have placed. Cheers, Hockeycatcat (talk) 09:39, 17 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Hockeycatcat I saw an article like writings in his user page! Haoreima (talk) 16:28, 18 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Haoreima I have seen that too, but I’m not sure if it is against policy or not. It’s not in the main space, so no members of the public can see it unless they somehow specifically land on his user page. Cheers, Hockeycatcat (talk) 02:32, 19 September 2021 (UTC)[]

The username is quite an obvious giveaway. SHB2000 (talk) 02:34, 19 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I might be confused, but aren't users allowed to state their true identity if they want to? Or is there an issue that he might be impersonating someone? It's one thing not to have an article about him but if he wishes to have a short user page about himself, I don't see the harm. Blissyu2 (talk) 12:40, 27 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Page ProtectionEdit

Please Protect Help:Change conflict's History page witnesses that the page needs protection   Thank you 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 13:48, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]

It appears that the IP is vandalising on numerous wikis, so waiting for an admin to block and then stewards to globally block the IP. SHB2000 (talk) 13:53, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]
That's right. 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 16:13, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Page destroyedEdit

Hello, a vandal has recently destroyed Template:Infobox website, and I cannot recover it, I get the message "Syntax error in JSON". Cheers, Hockeycatcat (talk) 16:06, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Hmmm.... Gimme a minute --Derpdart56 (talk) 16:09, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Page is shot to hell, can't copy-paste revert--Derpdart56 (talk) 16:11, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]
  Temporarily Fixed[1][2] Please Revert it if you think i made mistake   Thank you 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 16:18, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Thanks Sakura emad. I tried importing the page but yeah, it was completely broken... --Ferien (talk) 16:20, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]
the Warning message showed that the error was on Documentation page and after the revision it was back to what it was before.   Thank you 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 16:22, 20 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@Ferien: You almost had it. Didn't look like it worked because the vandals edit was newer than the edit you imported over. You needed to roll back to the edit that you had imported over so that it would be the newest edit. I have fixed it up now so that its on the newest version. -Djsasso (talk) 03:54, 24 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I tried doing the same too (and left a message on its talk page). It's why you don't leave high traffic templates unprotected. Can someone indef protect that page? SHB2000 (talk) 01:39, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Harry Potter LTA is backEdit

Title. Please protect those pages SHB2000 (talk) 01:38, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

@SHB2000: The process is that we protect when the vandalism is frequent enough that it's hard to keep up with, and I haven't seen it that bad so far. I have some of the pages on my watchlist, so I take care of them when I see them vandalized. So, not going to protect at this time. --Auntof6 (talk) 02:58, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
When I wrote that message, I believe they were going on but they seemed to have stopped now. Probably doesn't need protection at this stage. SHB2000 (talk) 03:25, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
There is a limited number of articles that mention Hermione, so they stop after they hit them all. And it's not as hard to revert it all as they may think. --Auntof6 (talk) 03:50, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I bet they don't know that a tool called rollback existed ;-) SHB2000 (talk) 05:00, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
SHB, WP:BEANS has been opened. 💠Ely - Talk💠 05:05, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Rollback is something that is quite open and public (even tags it in your edit summaries), unlike filters. SHB2000 (talk) 05:11, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Doesn't understand what is good faithEdit

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In good faith, I was trying to suggest User:SHB2000 not to say harsh words and hate speech on others, no matter how they did wrong. But he's not going to understand what I am trying to say. I did some more time only if he rectifies, but that's of no help. First, he said this after which I try to stop him. After some conversation, he finally said that he is not wrong and he will stand for what he had said. He has good self confidence of his actions. Dear Admins! Please try to stop him from giving such hate speech, either by good counseling or what is required according to wikipedia policies and guidelines! Regards! Haoreima (talk) 06:02, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

My question is, do you actually understand what GRP does? I said that he went quiet, and there's nothing with that SHB2000 (talk) 06:04, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Also, please explain how those words were "hate speech". All I said was that I wished GRP could get some help. In your mind, is that what you call "hate speech". SHB2000 (talk) 06:09, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Is is this a humble speech? Haoreima (talk) 06:13, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
There's a fine line between "hate speech" and speech that is "not humble". Again, do you know what GRP does to grasp the context out of my comment? SHB2000 (talk) 06:17, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
We are talking about a vandal banned from pretty much every WMF thing imaginable. It's more of a shoot first, ask questions later kind of deal. Derpdart56 (talk) 13:18, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Very much agree. Although he's more a harasser than a vandal, but still... he's WMF banned. SHB2000 (talk) 13:36, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I don't know if good faith applies in general to this guy but the comment SHB made wasn't exactly offensive. Derpdart56 (talk) 13:41, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I personally don't think one would need to assume good faith with this guy although offensive comments are discouraged when talking about him (otherwise, he'll spam your email as what he did to me 5 months back). Although I don't see how my comments were offensive, and finally I've someone else reassure me :) (but what really takes the cake here is Haoreima calling it "hate speech" and saying "I need counseling"). SHB2000 (talk) 13:58, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
What I am concerning is not about the person who was banned in the WMF, but about the speech of "User:SHB2000", at this. It's not fair to see. Well, let's wait for an administrator's review! Regards! Haoreima (talk) 14:00, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
When it comes to GRP/Ljupco? Not really. Besides, all SHB said was "I hope he gets some help." What's so bad about that? Derpdart56 (talk) 14:04, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I would assume you shouldn't give him any attention. (also Haoreima, please read up on who we're talking about. Derpdart56 (talk) 14:01, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
This section is initiated by me. And what you were discussing is somewhat irrelevant. I ain't concerning on the banned user. So, please focus on the topic. Haoreima (talk) 14:03, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Please quote the entire speech, not segments! And please be careful! Haoreima (talk) 14:05, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
But the banned user is relavent to the conversation. Derpdart56 (talk) 14:08, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
See! Here, I am drawing admins' attention. And please do not distract the attention. I have already told you that I started this topic here, focusing only User:SHB2000's speech and not on the banned user. The discussion about the banned user was started by you two, not I. So, please stop discussion about the irrelevant guys here. And let me wait for an admin's review. Regards! Haoreima (talk) 14:11, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Alright... Derpdart56 (talk) 14:12, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Yes and my speech was about the WMF banned user. Now all you've done indirectly is get an innocent person who's contributed to this thread to not post anything on this thread. And again, I stand for my words there. SHB2000 (talk) 14:20, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I did say he was relevant. Derpdart56 (talk) 14:28, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Yeah that comment was for Haoreima who said Ljupco's not relevant and that my speech was problematic. Anyway, he seems active on Commons (had a half an hour edit war with him just then on commons.) SHB2000 (talk) 14:31, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I mean, the comments might not have been the kindest, sure but they were kind of honest. Derpdart56 (talk) 14:43, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
So honestly, I doubt these comments were offensive with regard to their intended recipient. @Haoreima. Derpdart56 (talk) 15:03, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@Ferien Hi, can you please settle this? Derpdart56 (talk) 15:48, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Hello everyone. The diff that Haoreima showed does not show incivility towards the editor mentioned, in my opinion. This editor (w:WP:LTA/GRP) is indeed one who has been harassing Wikipedians for many years, and has been editing despite his more recent WMF ban. However, it is probably best not to talk about him so much onwiki; blocking, reverting and ignoring (in that order) is always the best strategy with this editor. If there are no admins, ignore but revert later. Reverting many times increases the visiblility of the vandalism. And, talking about him is not the best idea, because that's not ignoring. So whilst I don't think the diff that Haoreima shows is incivility, can we please try and talk about GRP less? Thanks. --Ferien (talk) 16:05, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

@Haoreima, SHB2000, Derpdart56: <- Pings --Ferien (talk) 16:08, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I am not talking about the banned user. I am talking about "User:SHB2000" talking about the mental condition of a user, whom he had no good relation. What I am trying to say is that it's not civil. We can't say that it's not uncivil. It's against the WP:POLITE. Haoreima (talk) 16:23, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I agree with Ferien. I didn't see any uncivil intent. Derpdart56 (talk) 16:29, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@Haoreima ping Derpdart56 (talk) 16:45, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
And why would I be polite to somebody who harasses me? 💠Ely - Talk💠 16:47, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
That was kind of my point. Derpdart56 (talk) 16:47, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Well, if someone's being uncivil to you, you should never go down to their level and be uncivil back. The rules are not "You can be uncivil if someone's being uncivil to you", they clearly say "Be civil", all the time. Ferien (talk) 16:49, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Good point. Derpdart56 (talk) 16:49, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
So, you guys, do you mean that "a person saying about another person having mental condition inflicting pains on others" is a "civil speech"? By saying "not uncivil" means "civil". Right! Do you mean that? Haoreima (talk) 16:55, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@Haoreima: @Ferien agreed with you... 💠Ely - Talk💠 16:57, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Haoreima, there's a difference between "not uncivil" and "civil", which I've already explained above. SHB2000 (talk) 01:19, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@Ferien, Elytrian: You don't need to be "polite", but you also shouldn't be uncivil nor impolite with him. You don't need to give him respect, but at the same time not be disrespectful with him. Kinda something neutral. SHB2000 (talk) 01:17, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
"talking about the mental condition of a user, whom he had no good relation"
You mean, empathising someone's mental condition was uncivil? And despite how much GRP hates me, to be honest, I'm lost for words here. SHB2000 (talk) 01:15, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I've always tried to deny him, although I do talk a little bit about him. Now I only brought that up because Sakura emad tried to stop an edit war between myself and GRP, although they didn't know much about him which was completely okay (the barnstar was for trying to stop an edit war, at least from their perspective). SHB2000 (talk) 22:33, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Well, there are other ways to tell a user, without giving them attention onwiki. --Ferien (talk) 06:15, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
True. But Haoreima has just given him a lot of attention by starting this thread. I've seen many people talk about him on enwiki or on other projects, and nothing too bad about it, although it does go against WP:DENY. SHB2000 (talk) 06:27, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
This is the fourth time I am saying that I am not talking about the banned user here, I am concerning only at SHB2000's way of describing another user (whether that user is vandal or normal). It's a very bad thing to speak like that, mentioning something like mental condition, causing inflicting pains, etc. These aren't good words to describe a person in the on wiki. Haoreima (talk) 07:35, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
And this is the umpteenth time you've been told that context matters and my comments were not uncivil. While my original comment wouldn't have grabbed attention, all you've done is now give him attention. The context matters. SHB2000 (talk) 07:38, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]

This thread is going nowhere but around in circles I am going to archive it. SHB2000's comments do not rise to the level where they are at issue. Haoreima, the banned user matters because of context. You can't look at SHB2000's comments without also considering what they were about. I suggest you drop the stick and walk away. -Djsasso (talk) 03:48, 24 September 2021 (UTC)[]

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Harassment or not...?Edit

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Hello, I'm just wondering if comments made on my talk page at "Do not add any unresonable comment to my talk page again" can be considered as a PA since they were making fun of my enwiki block and mistakes I have made in the past. I'm not offended but I'm not sure if it's allowed or not. Cheers, Hockeycatcat (talk) 15:36, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Looks like he's probably mad at you. DingoTalk 15:47, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I do see issues with writing that message on. Probably personal attack. SHB2000 (talk) 22:33, 21 September 2021 (UTC)[]

It was about 2:00am for me when I was editing because I was bored. It is clearly a PA and I don't know why I created this thread. This is as close to "sleep-editing" as you can get! Hockeycatcat (talk) 09:29, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]

I see I'm not the only one editing up at night ;-) Was up til 00:30 on Commons yesterday. SHB2000 (talk) 11:37, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Third... I edit 13 hours a day... at night too... 💠Ely - Talk💠 11:38, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
13? Dang, but that's a lot. The max I've done one day was 6 although that wasn't on this wiki (with 20% of that 6 hours reverting GRP ;)). SHB2000 (talk) 11:42, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
I'm at it again, its 00:47 for me right now, and I am fully aware of what I am doing! Hockeycatcat (talk) 14:47, 22 September 2021 (UTC)[]
For once, I unusually wasn't editing past 00:00 yesterday :-) SHB2000 (talk) 03:39, 24 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Wow I looked at your talk page and it looks like you are getting a lot of harassment. I hope you are okay. I see you on the RfDs a bit. You seem pleasant to me. Blissyu2 (talk) 12:45, 27 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Although the amount of vandalism that global sysops get is much worse though. If any kind of vandalism is hard to revert, it's hiding vandalism on flow talk pages like this on my fr.voy talk page SHB2000 (talk) 13:01, 27 September 2021 (UTC)[]
  • I blocked the user. They seem to be doing the same thing for which they were blocked at enwiki. Thanks-BRP ever 13:09, 27 September 2021 (UTC)[]
    Thanks! SHB2000 (talk) 04:43, 28 September 2021 (UTC)[]
@Elytrian, SHB2000: What? 13! Then, we need to create a new type of barnstar called "The Nocturnal Barnstar". If that's done so, then there will be many editors here, who really deserve it. :) :-) Haoreima (talk) 05:14, 28 September 2021 (UTC)[]

I am just gonna close this discussion since the case is resolved. The discussion about barnstar and "Nunquam Dormio" can be done in WP:ST. Thanks-BRP ever 05:24, 28 September 2021 (UTC)[]

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Hello, sorry to be a pain, but could somebody please revdel [1] this? Thanks, Hockeycatcat (talk) 09:44, 24 September 2021 (UTC)[]

BTW I think you should probably use e-mail or Direct Messages through Discord for revdel'ing. Etoza (?) 16:34, 24 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Done. This was just generally disruptive material, so I think the request was fine to be posted here. However, for items that are sensitive or would require oversight, correct, you should not ever post a request on-wiki.--Gordonrox24 | Talk 00:21, 30 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Temp protectionEdit

Can Deaths in 2021 be temporarily protected? IPs have been falsely adding living people to the list. Etoza (?) 16:32, 24 September 2021 (UTC)[]

I'm not going to protect at this time. The level of vandalism isn't out of control at the moment. Thanks. --Gordonrox24 | Talk 00:24, 30 September 2021 (UTC)[]


Talk:Joseph StalinEdit

Temporary semi-protection: Content Dispute/Edit Warring. Hockeycatcat (talk) 15:31, 25 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Set to autoconfirmed, for two weeks...--Eptalon (talk) 16:27, 25 September 2021 (UTC)[]

An IP keeps redirecting place names and then moves them to a page with the English and native nameEdit

There's an IP that has been regularly moving place names to the place name in English and their native name under numerous IPs, which include Moscow and Chernobyl, but also some others too. Given them a lev 4 MoS warning as I think this is their third IP address that has been doing this. Asking an admin to take care of this as this is too complex for VIP. Not only is this disruptive, but they also don't give attribution. SHB2000 (talk) 05:43, 26 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Hi @SHB2000:. I just noted this one and I think it might be helpful for you to mention the IPs and/or some of the examples of the articles that are being moved so that admins have some idea what you are talking about. Blissyu2 (talk) 15:45, 26 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Can't remember on the top of my head. SHB2000 (talk) 11:46, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

PP for my talk pageEdit

What the title said... way too much vandalism, and no constructive IP's have contacted me. 💠Ely - Talk💠 14:16, 27 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Wow. I'm sorry to see that you too are getting nasty talk page messages. I am not thankfully. (talk) 03:58, 28 September 2021 (UTC)[]
mine too. I'm not a very active user here and no constructive anon messages for me as well. Either just vandalism by numerous LTAs, or Samlaptop. SHB2000 (talk) 13:37, 28 September 2021 (UTC)[]
We could possibly do a short one if it was bad on a given day, but generally talk pages aren't protected permanently. -Djsasso (talk) 14:23, 28 September 2021 (UTC)[]
There are some cases where talk pages are indef protected, although it's very rare, and I've never seen it on simplewiki. (good examples are Antandrus' and my enwiki talk pages) SHB2000 (talk) 13:34, 29 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Block neededEdit

User continuing to try and follow me around everywhere/harrass me- and Mjforresst. See Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Zjholder/Archive for more info. User also previously here under account Zoom29912. Magitroopa (talk) 23:43, 29 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Protection on my talk page would also be greatly appreciated to end this. Magitroopa (talk) 23:56, 29 September 2021 (UTC)[]
Account has been blocked. I can come back around and get the IP as well if anything else picks up from there, but it looks like they've stopped for the time being. We usually don't protect talk page, however if it gets really worse we can do a short term protection as needed.--Gordonrox24 | Talk 00:06, 30 September 2021 (UTC)[]

User of concernEdit

I don't want to outright say this, but the user 13switch is blocked on enwiki as being a sock of the Android LTA. Technically, they're also blocked here as well for impersonating Darubrub (now renamed), they've actually been doing a lot of anti-vandal work here. Just notifying all admins here. SHB2000 (talk) 12:49, 30 September 2021 (UTC)[]

Can someone protect my talk page for like a month?Edit

Vandals like to target it, unfortunately. Derpdart56 (talk) 18:08, 1 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Ditto for mine as well SHB2000 (talk) 23:50, 1 October 2021 (UTC)[]

@Derpdart56, SHB2000: We don't fully protect user talk pages but I'm willing to semi-protect for a month. However, at least some of the vandals on both your pages were (or least are now) autoconfirmed, so semi-protection wouldn't have stopped them. Do you want semi-protection?

Also, SHB2000 please make separate requests instead of adding on to another user's request. It makes it easier for us to process. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:33, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Semiprotection would be nice. Derpdart56 (talk) 15:00, 13 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Derpdart56   Done -- Auntof6 (talk) 16:52, 13 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Protection for Template:QD-noticeEdit

Can someone please protect or semi-protect Template:QD-notice? It's used often by Twinkle and causes problems when vandalized. J991 18:37, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Already protected, thanks for requesting. --Ferien (talk) 18:38, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Can't I create a page recently deleted by RfdEdit

Hello, i am @October2022 (talk) 19:21, 2 October 2021 (UTC). I created Dc Themmie recently on the wikipedia. It was recently deleted by admins when other users created it because it was not notable. But me I have reliable sources which I found. But when I created it today an admin deleted it, why if an article is deleted before, can't it be recreated with the same content or similar with different reference. I don't really like what admins do to stub article, wikipedia is a free encyclopedia for everyone and have already decleared Dc Themmie as conflict of interest on my userpage. But now it was protected for only admin to create. It is not fair. CheersOctober2022 (talk) 19:21, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]

So what reliable sources did you find? Etoza (?) 19:39, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
The article you created didn't have anything that wasn't in the previous versions of the page, so it was similar to them. The new article said only that the person is Nigerian and that he is a singer, comedian, and blogger; none of those things makes a person notable. If you don't say why a person is notable, it doesn't matter what sources you have. Reliable sources are needed, but they have to be used to support statements that show notability. -- Auntof6 (talk) 20:04, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
I feel that October2022 is Gimmelover evading their global lock. SHB2000 (talk) 23:25, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@SHB2000: Then you might want to request checkuser services. It doesn't do any good to say here that you have a feeling about something. Auntof6 (talk) 23:38, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
per WP:DUCK, this is an obvious case. SHB2000 (talk) 23:38, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@SHB2000: Still not helpful to say you have a feeling without asking to have something done about it. Auntof6 (talk) 23:43, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Blocked by Bsadowski1 SHB2000 (talk) 23:47, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]


I am stepping back from Wikipedia and resigning as an admin here. Please remove my perms. Thank you. Hiàn (talk) 01:07, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]

I'm not sure if I'm meant to be commenting here, but thanks for all your service as a sysop. Wishing you all the best for your future. SHB2000 (talk) 01:18, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Very sad to see this @Hiàn. Hope you stay safe IRL and we always welcome you back as a sysop. Thanks for all you had put into. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:23, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Thank you for all you've done here. :) --Ferien (talk) 13:53, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Hello Hiân, thank you for all the things you did for this wiki as an admin. I have removed your admin flag. Even if you are no longer an admin, you are still a trusted member of this community. Have fun, and I still hope to see you edit SEWP now and then. --Eptalon (talk) 15:25, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Thank you everyone for your kind words, and your trust and support over the past few years. I'm very grateful. Hiàn (talk) 15:32, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]
i am a little late in this, Thank you for your hard works and services that you've done here, They're unforgettable; your hard works will remain on the history of Wikipedia, hope you come back again.   Thank you 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 07:19, 10 October 2021 (UTC)[]


Temporary semi-protection: Continually recreated Hockeycatcat (talk) 11:41, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]

  Not done Has been created only three times, one this year and twice in 2015. That's not often enough for protection. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:12, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Seems creating X is Y in Z pages. Seems like GYH evading block? Or am I assuming bad faith? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:48, 3 October 2021 (UTC) + Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:56, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Personal attacks from 2600:6C5A:6E7F:E6D:D1E1:EE80:AD47:DDD9Edit

2600:6C5A:6E7F:E6D:D1E1:EE80:AD47:DDD9 (talk · contribs · (/64) · deleted contribs · filter log · WHOIS · RBLs · http · block user · block log) is repeatedly spamming talk pages with personal attacks. --Ixfd64 (talk) 18:22, 3 October 2021 (UTC)[]

The IP has been blocked. -Djsasso (talk) 15:57, 4 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Request semi-protection of MurderEdit

Hi! Wikidata/ENWP admin here. A wide range of IPs have been trying to insert information about "The Assassination of Joseph Stalin" in unrelated places across multiple projects. For some reason, your Murder article is a target, and I am therefore requesting semi-protection. They are also inserting links to diffs on this article (e.g. d:Special:Diff/1507236657), so please also consider whether revision deletion would be appropriate. Bovlb (talk) 15:52, 4 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Hey Bovlb, I don't think protection is necessary at this time but the page is definitely something to keep an eye on. --Ferien (talk) 15:55, 4 October 2021 (UTC)[]


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need Uploader Right to upload an Image to Yoasobi 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 11:26, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

@Sakura emad Images go onto Wikimedia Commons, not here. The only time where images get uploaded here is where Commons can't host it (such could be FoP issues, as Commons needs the image to be free in its host country + the US or fair use logos) SHB2000 (talk) 11:45, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  i think you misunderstood i am here because i can't upload that image to Commons. @SHB2000 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 11:47, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
non-free content under Fair use. 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 11:48, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Can you describe what kind of image it is. SHB2000 (talk) 11:49, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
On simple we don't have Non-free fair use images. We only have uploader group for audio files and some very selected images (like special logos). All images needs to be commons compliant. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:50, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Camouflaged Mirage in this case what should do with Yoasobi 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 11:55, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Sakura emad The image you use must be able to be uploaded to commons, if not the image cannot be used. What can be done is to put a link of the image in the page using Template:External media. I hope this helps. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:58, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Camouflaged Mirage We do upload images locally due to FoP reasons, but from my experience, simplewiki hasn't cared too much about it. SHB2000 (talk) 12:01, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@SHB2000 Actually we do care per Wikipedia:Requests_for_permissions#Uploader. Here we don't do local images upload for those who fails FoP. This is also where we are special in some sense. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:05, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
I do truly wonder why though. Surely it helps readers. And when I meant simplewiki hasn't cared too much about it, I meant that simplewiki hasn't cared too much FoP issues. SHB2000 (talk) 12:31, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
I agree but I think we are too small to handle Non free fair use and the policing. From my experience at zh, dealing with FFD isn't easy and it can cause a lot of dramas. It do will help readers I admit. Sorry for misunderstanding your POV. @SHB2000 Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:34, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Yeah no worries. I for some reason, happen to write in a very unclear manner after 22:00 for some reason (when I wrote that message, it was 23:01 AEDT) SHB2000 (talk) 12:48, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Camouflaged Mirage this is not helpful as i am planning to put the image on The Article's Infobox   🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 12:16, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Sakura emad I guess can't be helped then, but are you sure commons doesn't allow? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:21, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Camouflaged Mirage Yes since it's non-free content 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 12:26, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Sakura emad Then really can't be helped, :( Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:28, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
  this is unfortunate, but i love how you cared about that thank you alot   🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 12:30, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
No issues, :) Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:31, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Camouflaged Mirage  Stay Healthy  🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 12:32, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
you too @SHB2000   🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 12:33, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
you too @Sakura emad Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:34, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Sakura emad, Camouflaged Mirage: Merci pour vous deux :-) (en translation: Thanks to both of you) SHB2000 (talk) 12:45, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

  Not done We upload only certain kinds of things here, and the one you want doesn't appear to be something we'd host here. @SHB2000, Camouflaged Mirage: It would be very helpful if you kept conversation to a minimum on this page. Requests here are not votes or discussions. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:17, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

So Auntof6, so when Camouflaged Mirage and myself were helping a user, it's considered "disruptive"? (based on the tone of your comments) SHB2000 (talk) 23:03, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]
I said keep it to a minimum, not stop it altogether. This page is for making requests of administrators, and getting the admins' response. A certain amount of non-admin comments is okay, but this got a little long with little benefit. When it gets this long, it makes it harder for the admins to see whether another admin has already replied. When the comments go off-topic, like these did (talking about Commons policies, as opposed to the original topic of getting the uploader permission), it's best to take them to user talk pages. -- Auntof6 (talk) 10:39, 9 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Auntof6 Noted. Will take note of this next time, Regards, Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 12:21, 9 October 2021 (UTC)[]
sorry, i was the one who shall take all the blame,   Thank you 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 07:15, 10 October 2021 (UTC)[]

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User talk:512 megabytesEdit

Temporary semi-protection: Persistent Vandalism. This talk page was vandalised 5 times in just 4 days. 512 MB (talk) 15:37, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

  Not done Five times in four days does not meet the threshold for protection. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:19, 8 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Rights removalEdit

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Hello, Could an admin please remove all rights I have - I'm apparently not competent enough to use Rollback and have been threatened with rollback-removal so I would simply like to request everything I have removed. Thanks. –Davey2010Talk 18:32, 9 October 2021 (UTC)[]

  Done. The issue with rollback was just one mistake, and I would be happy to give the rights back to you if you asked in the future. --Ferien (talk) 18:40, 9 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Many thanks Ferien for removing these and thank you for your kind comments, Djsasso has got what he wished for - One less person to fight vandalism and after writing this it'll be one less person contributing to the project too. I wish you all the best Ferien, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 18:46, 9 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Davey2010: You did a lot of good here. Sorry to see you go, and thanks for all your work here.-BRP ever 22:45, 9 October 2021 (UTC)[]

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Block requestEdit

Block User:2600:6C40:5400:1D2B:6482:81E8:26D5:8E78 for persistent vandalism/harassment. User was banned on Wiki, moved to harassing me on my Commons account 1, and after being blocked there has now started to harass me here 2. - Citrivescence (talk) 02:35, 10 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Protection of Obadare Peter AdewaleEdit

Can someone protect the page Obadare Peter Adewale from creation since it has been recreated multiple times as a page about a non-notable person? Thanks. SkeletalDome$ (talk) 19:27, 10 October 2021 (UTC)[]

SkeletalDome$, there were two creations earlier today, but I don't think it's necessary to protect the page right now. If it continues being created, please let us know again. Thanks. --Ferien (talk) 20:20, 10 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Page DeleteEdit

I want to say that this page Brij Kishore Sharma "Tara" is deleted by mistake because on first time when this page was firstly created there was lack of citations on that page but now there are many references you can see this all[1][2][3][4][5]. So please undelete that page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2401:4900:51db:c1e9:595:2b55:14e8:f5ab (talkcontribs) 10:10, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]


  1. "Brij Kishore Sharma "Tara"". World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2021-10-11.
  2. "Meet an amzing poet". Digg. Retrieved 2021-10-11.
  3. "Meet the poet who writes biography in poetry form". Avalanches. Retrieved 2021-10-11.
  4. "Padma Awards 2021: Full list of recipients". Business Line. Retrieved 2021-10-11.
  5. "Padma Awards announced: Full list of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri recipients". India Today. Retrieved 2021-10-11.
The place for this kind of request is WP:Deletion review. Please make your request there. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 18:44, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Page protection for talk pageEdit

I am requesting semi-protection for my talk page for two weeks, or whatever is the equivalent so IP users cannot edit my talk page. I am being stalked and targeted by an IP user who is engaging in cross-wiki harassment against me. I don't use Simple Wiki, I am only here because they came to vandalize my talk page after being blocked elsewhere. -Citrivescence (talk) 00:51, 13 October 2021 (UTC)[]