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Locked account username?Edit

Hi, is it possible to rename a locked account created by a vandal to use its name? I would like to have the account User:Mathis Bot, that was created as an identity theft by the long-term abuser fr:Wikipédia:Faux-nez/Noah Sokolowski. Mathis B (talk) 08:48, 23 May 2022 (UTC)

@Mathis B: Please see this answer by Sotiale. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh 08:50, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
@NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh: Thank you, I've already seen it, but the answer is actually "further discussion will be needed". Mathis B (talk) 08:51, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
@Mathis B: I assume he meant "internal discussion by stewards/sysadmins"; static log entries may cause some problems. On the other hand, you can register, say, MathisBot or Mathis-Bot. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh 08:54, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
My username is Mathis B, my second account Mathis Bis, so I would really prefer to keep the same pattern. And I remember he created the account just after I told someone I wanted to use Mathis Bot if I create a bot (I don't know if he just wanted to block the username or to be credible, the result is the name). Mathis B (talk) 09:03, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
If so, you can try requesting for usurpation, but be aware that your request might get declined. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh 09:08, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
At least, could you allow me to create Mathis bot, or create it with email benguiguimathis gmail com and send the password by email? I am unable to create it myself. Mathis B (talk) 11:24, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
@Mathis B done. Check your email. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 16:01, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
Thanks! Mathis B (talk) 16:03, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
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