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bottom text Emdosis (talk) 16:30, 5 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Because this is the Simple English Wikipedia. Why would articles link to themselves? QuicoleJR (talk) 20:35, 16 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Creation protection request

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Hi, Could Talk:Skibidi Toilet be creation-protected till December as it's been created to death, Skibidi Toilet is creation-protected till December 2024, Thanks, Warm Regards, –Davey2010Talk 17:35, 5 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Done for 3 months fr33kman 21:13, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

EC Protection for Hamis Kiggundu

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This article is the global target of a very large sock farm consisting of undeclared pair editors. It has been going on for a long while in many WMF sites. It would be appreciated if you would protect the Simple article in the same manner as the enwiki article, please. Timtrent (talk) 07:09, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Non-admin comment - This article has barely been touched compared to the en article so not really seeing a need to protect here, also Simple doesn't protect pages like en either, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 09:55, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
I should have said "Part of the global target" I apologise. Nonetheless Kiggundu related articles have been greatly "embellished" here in the past. Many named socks have been globally locked, which reduced the impact.
Perhaps admins here should simply become aware. Timtrent (talk) 20:15, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thanks for bringing it to our attention. fr33kman 21:08, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Protection for Mercalli intensity scale

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This page was repeatedly vandalised. See its revision history. CactusMunch Yum o.o 09:58, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

almost entire history is just reverts CactusMunch Yum o.o 10:00, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
aitovonfirmed, 3 months Eptalon (talk) 10:14, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thank you so much CactusMunch Yum o.o 10:14, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Import request

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en:Christchurch Central City Goose Green, 1982 (talk) 20:41, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

@Goose Green, 1982 Articles aren't imported, only templates etc are, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 20:44, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
I trust you but on Wikipedia:Transwiki attribution when referring to articles it says "Any user can request an import by an admin at the administrators' noticeboard." Is the article wrong or is it me? Goose Green, 1982 (talk) 20:51, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Usually we don't import articles because the version being imported isn't in a simple format. They need to be translated into simple English. fr33kman 21:04, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Isn't the process to import the article then translate it? Goose Green, 1982 (talk) 15:31, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
No, not in practice. Read WP:CW for a tutorial on how we do it here. The page you've referenced is wrong. fr33kman 16:18, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Hi @Goose Green, 1982, I've checked the Import log and as you can see here they're all Templates, Modules and 1 Wikt link so I would say that page you linked is wrong - If article importing is a thing then I've never seen it be done but I maybe wrong (the next page shows 4 articles but aren't page creations), Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 21:05, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

RevDel request (copyright)

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Someone copied content from Engadget (external link) – CC All Rights Reserved. The Wikipedia page is Kero Kero Keroppi and the two copyrighted versions are [1] and [2]. Zero original work. I should have asked revdel five days ago when I removed that stuff, but back then I forgot to and it only came to my mind now, when I read the article again. So apologies for that. ✩ Dream Indigo ✩ 00:56, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done, and warning sent to the involved editor. MathXplore (talk) 14:15, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thank you very much, @MathXplore. ✩ Dream Indigo ✩ 19:51, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Protection for Velociraptor

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Target of many vandalisms. CactusMunch Yum o.o 01:50, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Will watch it for now, less than a dozen in 2 years. fr33kman 16:21, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
okay, thank you CactusMunch Yum o.o 00:04, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Request for protection

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Immediately after the protection of pages Clyde Bruckman and Larry Griffin expired, it seems like vandalism has resumed. Can we have them protected for at least another couple of months or so? Thanks! Cyclonical (talk) 05:53, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Delete talkpages and block IP 3

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Hi, Could someone delete the talkpages 91.235.65.22 has created and block the IP please - Same guy as here and [3] but not the same IP as those, Thanks, Warm Regards, –Davey2010Talk 12:04, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done MathXplore (talk) 12:09, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Many thanks MathXplore much appreciated, Thanks, Warm Regards, –Davey2010Talk 15:42, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Delete page and rangeblock IP

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Hi, Could someone delete and creation-protect Frog Dodgers (hoax/non-existent show) and rangeblock 2601:500:8682:da90:b184:4b13:b89c:ae17 please, Thanks, Kind Regards, –Davey2010Talk 14:03, 16 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done MathXplore (talk) 14:27, 16 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Many thanks MathXplore much appreciated, Thanks, Warm Regards, –Davey2010Talk 14:30, 16 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Protection for Mary Shelley

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Vandalised many times.-Cactus🌵 spiky ouch 10:46, 17 June 2024 (UTC)Cactus🌵 Yum o.o 10:44, 17 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Edit warring IP

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Hi, Over at Thomas and Friends, IP 38.92.52.229 is edit warring and is removing notes that exist on the EN article, They've not explained why they want them removed, I've left them a edit warring warning too, Thanks, Warm Regards, –Davey2010Talk 11:02, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

I've pasted en:Template:Uw-3rr (3rr user warning) to their talkpage but the edit warring is still continuing[4], I'll stop until they're blocked, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 18:04, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Template:GFDL

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Hi! I noticed that Template:GFDL have disclaimers and per en:Wikipedia:GFDL standardization disclaimers should be avoided. Since most of the files are spoken articles they should have the same license as the articles on Wikipedia. So we could argue that it was a mistake to add the disclaimers and that they could be removed.

I also noticed that many of the files are also on Commons. So the local file could be deleted. Perhaps someone could have a look and decide what to do? --MGA73 (talk) 16:07, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

RFD

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Anyone going to close these, Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2024/Ryan Sinclair (Doctor Who), Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2024/Didier Guillon and Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2024/Tyler Antonius (2nd nomination). Way past closing date Cactus🌵 spiky ouch 04:35, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

The first one, at least, is barely a day past and was less when you posted this. Hardly way past. @Cactusisme Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 13:32, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
@Cactusisme: There is no need to remind our admins to close RfDs. It is not urgent and they have many other important things to do. They know how to do their job and they do it very well :-) ✩ Dream Indigo ✩ 15:25, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Protection for Animal

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Vandalised multiple times Cactus🌵 spiky ouch 09:31, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Please protect Loki (Marvel Comics)

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Lots of nonsense, same pest from the enwiki article Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 13:16, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done MathXplore (talk) 13:18, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
And...please block all those sockpuppets...@MathXplore Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 13:20, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
This page is a target too...Loki (Marvel Cinematic Universe) Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 13:21, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done MathXplore (talk) 13:22, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Hopefully we'll get a rest from this now. Added padlocks. Might wanna protect Loki too. @MathXplore Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 13:27, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done MathXplore (talk) 13:29, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Until they find another Loki article:)@MathXplore Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 13:30, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thanks for finding Loki (TV series). Now there onto Loki (season 1) and Loki (season 2) @MathXplore Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 15:32, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Please protect season 1 too@MathXplore Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 00:21, 22 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done MathXplore (talk) 00:24, 22 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Revdel request/block ip

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Hi, Could someone revdel [5] and block the IP 2600:1003:b05b:9e9e:0:16:a6d7:ee01 please, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 18:46, 19 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Globally blocked. MathXplore (talk) 05:16, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Move request

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Hi, Could someone move Talk:Srael–Hamas war to Talk:Israel–Hamas war please, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 00:31, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done Page already moved. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 03:58, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done (as admin action) talk page history is saved. MathXplore (talk) 05:16, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Can someone close the RfD Discussion early?

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The author of Clash Royale (Every Card) wants the page deleted after it was marked for a RfD Discussion. Can someone Close the Discussion Early and Delete the Page Per the Author’s Request? Milanjan10 (talk) 10:09, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done MathXplore (talk) 13:20, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Offensive content

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Hi admins. The page slut has some offensive content that is derogatory towards one or two people. Would someone please remove it? Thank you. TitanicGlitter (talk) 15:53, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done Removed it. Ternera (talk) 16:00, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
@Ternera: Thanks.
@TitanicGlitter: For future reference, you can fix things like that yourself! Be bold and fix things you find that need fixing. -- Auntof6 (talk) 16:30, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

IP making edits and then reverting themselves immediately after

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Hi, So we have an IP 2.98.119.86 who copypastes from en and then reverts themselves immediately after - I know some accounts do this in order to gain autoconfirmed/Extended confirmed status but I didn't know if there was any reason why the IP is doing it?,

As far as I'm aware IPs aren't able to get the access levels registered users can get so I'm rather baffled here, Anyway not sure if this would tantamount to disruptive editing so thought I'd ask/post here, Thanks, Kind Regards, –Davey2010Talk 18:46, 20 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done MathXplore (talk) 06:03, 21 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Ah okay glad I did ask here now, would be interesting to know what they think they're achieving though, Anyway thanks for blocking them much appreciated, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 19:54, 21 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome

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This article Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome is clearly not ready for mainspace yet, because it was copied directly from enwiki. However, the user who created it seems to be trying to simplify it. Could it be moved to their userspace (User:Produde29499/Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome) so they can work on it there? As they are not autoconfirmed, they won't be able to move it themself yet.

@Produde29499: See above. 157.131.67.250 (talk) 22:24, 21 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Done MathXplore (talk) 00:26, 22 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Protection request

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Hi, Could List of programs broadcast by Sprout be indef-protected please as vandal IPs keep undoing the redirect (also is a redirect on EN), Many thanks, Kind Regards, –Davey2010Talk 15:12, 22 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Done fr33kman 15:24, 22 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Tyler Antoniụs

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G5 but user keeps removing QD tags
Page should be salted MCGAMER YOUTUBE (talk) 23:49, 22 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

@MCGAMER YOUTUBE: I usually consider salting if a page is deleted 3 times or more within a short period (that's just my personal rule of thumb), but I only see one delete for this one. Has it been created under any different names? -- Auntof6 (talk) 02:03, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
WP:Requests for deletion/Requests/2024/Tyler Antonius (2nd nomination) JoshuaAuble (talk) 02:21, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
This is the original article's deletion log MCGAMER YOUTUBE (talk) 18:23, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done Deleted. MathXplore (talk) 05:28, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Special:Contributions/136.158.7.247

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This IP is currently indef blocked, but according to w:Wikipedia:Blocking_IP_addresses#Block_lengths, the block should not be indefinite. How should we reduce or unblock the IP? MathXplore (talk) 11:50, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

While were on the subject, I found another indef block on an IP range 2600:1700:9291:1B60:0:0:0:0/64 Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 11:53, 23 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Requesting Revdel

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Requesting Revision deletion of revision Special:Diff/9614308 per WP:RD2. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 15:59, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

  Comment: Nominated the talk page for QD instead. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 16:02, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done by User:Fr33kman. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 23:56, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Dot and the Kangaroo (2030 movie)

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A QD A4 case; forwarding deletion request here as an editor keeps on removing the quick deletion templates. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 16:28, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Possibly, also a QD A6 case; persistent re-creation of the page (See logs). – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 16:31, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
  Done Page deleted by User:Ferien. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 23:57, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Protection request2

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Hi, Could the following pages be indef protected please?

Many thanks, Kind Regards, –Davey2010Talk 19:32, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

@Davey2010 I admittedly did not go through every one of them, but the ones I went through have no vandalism. Pages are generally not protected pre-emptively. Also, I don't believe that non-autoconfirmed users are able to edit user pages anyways (because of an edit filter) and there would no point in semi-protection (assuming your not suggesting full as then you can't edit). Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 21:22, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
@Me Da Wikipedian You are not an administrator. You have no need to reply to requests like this. Also user pages can be protected, and it is possible for IPs to edit user subpages (I just did it to test). 136.152.209.22 (talk) 21:26, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
And...nor are you. You can edit subpages, not the actual userpage itself. And please undo any test edit. Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 21:26, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
@Me Da Wikipedian Yes I know that. I wouldn't have commented here if you hadn't done so. I see you have been informed before about comments in RFP's being unnecessary. The user subpages can also be vandalized and "no pre-emptive protection" doesn't apply to user or talk pages. I undid the test edit. 136.152.209.22 (talk) 21:30, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Hello...This is not an RFP...and no pre-emptive protection, unless you can show me otherwise seems like it applies everywhere with few exceptions Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 21:32, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
@Me Da Wikipedian Do you really have nothing better to do than sticking your nose in places that don't concern you?. Like you're not even an admin here so why do you feel the need to comment here ?
I wanted these protected as A) In a few days time I'll be requesting an indef block here and B) my archives have previously been targetted by IPs and as such I would rather leave here with the knowledge and hope everything will be preserved,
These aren't used anywhere and they don't require updates so there's no reason not to protect them, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 22:22, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
"In a few days time I'll be requesting an indef block here" don't leave, please? You understand the vandal wins if they drive you away @Davey2010 Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 23:07, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thank you for the kind words but it's not the IP I'm bothered about - It's Auntof6 and her actions, I was blocked for 24 hours for using the words "god damn" and calling the vandal IP a moron and then because I replied on my talkpage that "[She's] Clutching at straws in order to block me is sad and rather pathetic" earned me a talkpage access revocation,
If we're going to block people for using words like "god damn" and "idiot" as well as refuse to block vandal IPs on the basis that "they've been insufficiently warned" despite it being plain as day the IP is not here to contribute to this encyclopedia then yeah I want no further part of this project.
I appreciate the latter may not be "policy" but the IP in question makes the same vandal edits again and again which is why they're on a 3rd/4th block ..... I don't have the mental patience to go through the warning system for a vandal who clearly only uses this place to vandalise and whos also the same person,
The sad part is since my Commons block I've tried addressing and adjusting my incivility and tried to be more calmer and also tried using the word fuck less often ... all to no avail. I tried. –Davey2010Talk 23:40, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Yes, we refuse to block people who had not been sufficently warned. If you want to change that, ignoring the policy is not how to go about it. I also find it, err, interesting that one of your reasons for being unblocked on Commons was insufficent warning, but whatever.
Anyways remember when I said that I disagree with you being blocked for 24 hours? Looking at your history on Commons and enwiki I'd say maybe it was too short. You are on your 8th block on Commons and enwiki.
In the future, please try to address your incivility by being civil. Thank you.
But this is not a reason to leave. Unless a civility policy is truly too much to handle (which I doubt), I see no reason why you can't work on it and remain a helpful member of simplewiki. @Davey2010 Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 02:17, 25 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
"we refuse to block people who had not been sufficently warned" Well if that were the case then the 2 previous blocking admins would've declined my report ... so that's a lie.
Difference was I'm not a vandal ... I didn't vandalise the project and then say "I've been insufficiently warned".... I get your point but if this guy wasn't a vandal and was making good-but-clumsy edits then of course I'd warn them repeatedly/80 times if I had too,
FYI, All of my blocks on EN and Commons have centered around my usage of the word fuck (fuck off, no fucks given) .... Did I use the word fuck in my reply at VIP? No. Did I replace the word fuck with god damn? Yes. If that's not addressing my incvility issue I don't know what is!, My reply was full of rage sure but it was hardly incivil and hardly deserved a block over and most certainly didn't deserve tpa over,
If civility policies were too much to handle don't you think I would've left EN 10 years ago ?.... I accept irrespective of my views, we have en:Wikipedia:Comment on the content, not the contributor for a reason, so for the moron comment a warning would've sufficed .... but I refuse to be a part of a project where you can be blocked for using non-offensive words like "god damn" .... and then hilariously have your TPA revoked over calling their actions sad/pathetic,
Anyway all of this is irrelevant to my above post, Have a great day. –Davey2010Talk 11:23, 25 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Admins, please handle this

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per Special:Diff/9576286. 136.152.209.22 (talk) 20:28, 24 June 2024 (UTC)Reply