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The associated page is used by the TitleBlacklist MediaWiki extension, and lists strings of regular expressions that may not be used as page titles or usernames on any Wikimedia projects. Any Meta-Wiki administrator or steward can edit this blacklist.

For more information on what the title blacklist is for, and the processes used here, please see Title blacklist/About.

Please post comments to the appropriate section below: Proposed additions, Proposed removals, or Troubleshooting and problems, read the messageboxes at the top of each section for an explanation. Also, please check back some time after submitting, there could be questions regarding your request. In addition to that, please sign your posts with ~~~~ after your comment.

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Proposed additionsEdit

  This section is for proposing that a page title be blacklisted; add new entries at the bottom of the section. Provide links demonstrating widespread creation by multiple users or IP's. Completed requests will be marked as done or denied and archived.
  • Please add Romulus Stoicescu and any variants to the title blacklist. Over the last two months, there has been wide spread disruption by an over eager child who has created many hoax (or greatly exaggerated) articles about themselves on dozens of languages. There's probably more that I've missed but this should be plenty of evidence....
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Praxidicae (talk) 17:19, 9 May 2019 (UTC)

  Comment I would prefer to see if this could be managed by abusefilter if possible, as title blacklist is a heavy hand, and the big wikis can use their local title blacklists, and protection to assist them.  — billinghurst sDrewth 22:12, 9 May 2019 (UTC)


Could the current ".*[Ee]lcobbola.*" rule be altered or supplemented to cover "cobbola" per ongoing LTA spoofing/harassment - e.g., Fuyecobbola (Fuyecobbola = Fu** y** E[l]cobbola)? Эlcobbola talk 20:39, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

Proposed removalsEdit

  This section is for proposing that a title be unlisted; please add new entries at the bottom of the section. Remember to provide the specific title or regex blacklisted, links to the articles they are used in or useful to, and arguments in favour of unlisting. Completed requests will be marked as done or denied and archived. The addition or removal of a title is not a vote, please do not bold the first words in statements.

Troubleshooting and problemsEdit

  This section is for comments related to problems with the blacklist (such as incorrect syntax or entries not being blocked), or problems saving a page because of a blacklisted title. This is not the section to request that an entry be unlisted (see Proposed removals above).
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