Open main menu

Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard

This is a message board for talking about tasks on Wikipedia that only administrators can do. Please put new messages at the bottom of the talk page or click here to start a new discussion.

Please note that the messages on this page are archived periodically. A message may therefore have been archived. Note however, that the archives must not be modified, so if something needs discussing, please start a new discussion on this page.

Are you in the right place?

  • This is the Simple English Wikipedia. Click here for the Administrators' Noticeboard on the regular English Wikipedia.
  • Use Vandalism in progress to report serious and urgent vandalism from other users to administrators.
  • Use Requests for permissions to request administrators to give you tools that can help you do things faster on Wikipedia, such as rollback.
  • Use Simple talk to ask general questions about Wikipedia and how to use it.
  • See WP:CHU to change your user name or take another user name.
  • See WP:RFCU for CheckUser requests.
  • See WP:OS for oversight.

Death threatsEdit

I am an English Wikipedia administrator and I blocked TAPCLAPgamefansince2018 there. This editor is making repetitive death threats on my talk page and should be blocked here and globally banned. Cullen328 (talk) 22:07, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

Handled by an administrator, thanks! He's also being reported now. Donnola 3 (talk) 22:09, 7 October 2019 (UTC)
Thank you. Cullen328 (talk) 22:11, 7 October 2019 (UTC)
Cullen328, blocked, and I just saved an edit to m:SRG asking for a lock. I'm going to revision delete the death threats, and please feel free to ask here if there are any other problems with this user or similar that we can help with. Best regards, Vermont (talk) 22:12, 7 October 2019 (UTC)
I am grateful, Vermont. I have received more credible death threats in the past, but never so many in such a rapidfire fashion. Cullen328 (talk) 22:14, 7 October 2019 (UTC)
I'm sure the edit warring on your talk page wasn't a welcome slew of pings; usually we recommend that editors not edit war with LTA's, and wait for an administrator to come and clean it up, in large part for this reason. I've left a note at Zaxxon's talk about it. Always happy to help, Vermont (talk) 22:20, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

edit warEdit

its congested please stop the edit wars. recent changes is filled with reverts. HydraxWazar (talk) 22:09, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

Managed, see above. Vermont (talk) 22:14, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

Block requestEdit

Dear sysop,

do you want to block user: Reason: Vandalism. Nieuwsgierige Gebruiker (talk) 15:56, 21 October 2019 (UTC)

No. (talk) 16:01, 21 October 2019 (UTC)
You are so warned. Nieuwsgierige Gebruiker (talk) 16:02, 21 October 2019 (UTC)

Hide requestEdit

Dear sysop,

Can you hide all this revisions? Reason: death threats.

Nieuwsgierige Gebruiker (talk) 16:22, 22 October 2019 (UTC)

Done by User:Macdonald-ross. --Auntof6 (talk) 18:11, 22 October 2019 (UTC)

Suspicious userEdit

Justin86e keeps making a wide array of pointless edits, something he was blocked for on enwiki (here's AIV discussion.) Just wanted to make sure any admin is aware of this user. Someone please take care of him, it's getting clear he's not here to contribute. Zaxxon0 (talk) 02:39, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Blocked indef per WP:ONESTRIKE. I was initially intending to give him a while to see if the edits improve, but unfortunately seems to be a case of WP:CIR here, as highlighted on EN's ANI. Chenzw  Talk  07:56, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Edit wars in RC.Edit

IP vandal and Danny are reverting each other. Appears to be the same person, just a different IP. hmm... Derpdart56 (talk) 02:52, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Its a WMF-banned editor - I reported each IP on metawiki, but they move so fast I haven't bothered with local block requests --DannyS712 (talk) 03:10, 23 October 2019 (UTC)
Considering the limited resources meta has requests may not be processed any sooner than they are processed here. Maybe it's better to seek local attention as well.--BRP ever 03:34, 23 October 2019 (UTC)
Will do in the future --DannyS712 (talk) 03:43, 23 October 2019 (UTC)