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many username with the same letters?Edit


Is there any rule about usernames with the same letters? they didn't has any edits and there is two years in their creation sometimes.

  • user:Mardetanhaever 05:48, 26 April 2014 User account Mardetanhaever talk contribs was created automatically
  • user:Mardetanhaishab 04:14, 11 November 2015 User account Mardetanhaishab talk contribs was created automatically
  • user:Mardetanha13 05:44, 10 April 2016 User account Mardetanha13 talk contribs was created automatically
  • user:Mardetanha koskesh (This username has a rude part "koskesh" meant "Pimp" in persian.)

19:16, 22 February 2017 User account Mardetanha koskesh talk contribs was created automatically

  • user:Mardetanhaim 22:07, 26 August 2018 User account Mardetanhaim talk contribs was created automatically

and there is some in wiki persian

--📚بـ.یـ.ژن📐 (talk) 16:02, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Help! Help! Help! Gujarati Wikipedia ProjectEdit

Sir, please help! some administrators of Gujarati Wikipedia project are doing injustice to me. Together with their friends they are behaving biased with common editors. They have blocked me for 1 month without any reason. To keep the Wikipedia unprejudiced and clean we need immediate help from you everyone. Please Help us for the name of God.

Take some strong actions against Gujarati Wikipedia admins.

  1. ThankYouWiki —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Hardhrol (talk)

What's different between a global ban and a global lock?Edit

A global ban uses a global lock for the account. What's the difference between the two? Calvinkulit (talk) 22:35, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

See en:WP:BLOCKBANDIFF. Ruslik (talk) 17:57, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

Confirmed rights for Bot-Account neededEdit

I could not find an administrator notice board on meta, so I have to ask here. I need confirmed user rights for my new bot-account User:BotLeo for the OAuthConsumerRegistration(Owner-only consumer). The bot itself is requested on commons. --GPSLeo (talk) 18:30, 28 September 2019 (UTC)

You should post on Meta:Requests_for_help_from_a_sysop_or_bureaucrat. Ruslik (talk) 18:06, 30 September 2019 (UTC)
Ah, that is what I was looking for. Thanks. --GPSLeo (talk) 08:02, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

where to sending copyright permissionsEdit

I have email permission to share on Wiki the web archives of an elderly archivist, which email should I send it to please?

Does this archivist actually own the copyright? Or the materials are in public domain? Ruslik (talk) 16:58, 1 October 2019 (UTC)
My understanding is Yes, most of the material is clearly submitted as Own by ex pupils, school booklets for example, but I do understand and appreciate your question - for example if a pupil submitted a 1951 panoramic picture of the school pupils do they Own it? I myself traced such a photography company for a 1978 photo, enquired, but got no reply so where does that leave me? Also, the site has been published many years. There is no previous copyright claims to my knowledge. Any advice appreciated! Gedgmoss (talk) 09:14, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
The archivist can only own the copyright if former pupils transferred it to them by a written contract. From your answers it is clear that this has never happened. Ruslik (talk) 20:22, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

Translated a page but nothing is changedEdit


I have translated the page Wikipedia Asian Month to German but nothing is changed (no new language version added). Any ideas what is going wrong here? Thanks in advance --Furfur (talk) 10:02, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

@Furfur: Seems fine now, please check. (Talk/留言/토론/Discussion) 03:58, 28 October 2019 (UTC)
@大诺史: Indeed it is fine now, thank you. Did you changes something? --Furfur (talk) 05:59, 28 October 2019 (UTC)
@Furfur: I added a space and removed it before saving (dummy edit). (Talk/留言/토론/Discussion) 06:02, 28 October 2019 (UTC)

I'm blocked on the wiki where I'm a sysop and here on Meta-WikiEdit

Hello, I'm User:L2212, an admin and interface admin on Today, while I was trying to make an edit on the Community portal, I got this message:

Error: This action has been automatically identified as harmful, and therefore disallowed. If you believe your action was constructive, please inform an administrator of what you were trying to do. A brief description of the abuse rule which your action matched is: Inappropriate username

I also get this message if I try to make any edit on any other articles on and even here (and that's the reason why I had to post this message while being logged out). Why is this happening? What is that supposed to mean? And, more importantly, could someone please unblock my account?—The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk)

@L2212: It seems like a message when triggering an abuse filter. See sc:Ispetziale:AbuseLog. It seems like the global filter 227. I do not have the access to view the log. I will ask for help from a meta admin at meta:RFH--94rain Talk 02:51, 28 October 2019 (UTC)
I've seen that the problem is fixed now, thank you very much! Sorry if I'm responding just now, but in the last few days I've had some connection problems.--L2212 (talk) 12:50, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

Import templates and modules from English to Gujarati WiktionaryEdit

I want to import Category:Gujarati_modules and Gujarati templates in Gujarati Wiktionary. Gujarati Wiktioanry has no admins so can anyone help in import? -Nizil Shah (talk) 04:38, 7 December 2019 (UTC)

@KartikMistry:, -Nizil Shah (talk) 07:07, 13 December 2019 (UTC)
Importer rights for one or two users would be nice. --KartikMistry (talk) 08:07, 13 December 2019 (UTC)