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Opinion about my global rename for helpEdit

Hi, 1997kB . I hope you well. Can you help me or handle my Global rename case. mostly I'm active on English Wikipedia. I wanted to using pseudonym name because I'm feel not safe on Wikipedia. Some of time I'm nomination / AFD vote participate on en Wikipedia after than some people threat me. I strongly decided that i needed to change my name. Thanks--Nahal(T) 16:54, 7 January 2020 (UTC)

@Nocturnal306: Done, plus if there has been a serious breach in your personal safety, contact to Trust and Safety. Cheers! ‐‐1997kB (talk) 17:05, 7 January 2020 (UTC)
1997kB, especially thank you much. Happy Volunteering.--Nahal(T) 17:10, 7 January 2020 (UTC)

Change usernameEdit

Hi, Please can I change my username so it doesn't include my name. I tried the other day but the new name was rejected and I can't find the appropriate page to try again. Please advise how I go about doing this. Thanks —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Peter Francis Film Design (talk) 19:25, 14 January 2020 (UTC)

  Done ‐‐1997kB (talk) 02:28, 17 January 2020 (UTC)

Hello just noticed my user name is wrong at the moment it’s Tuna-dadhemie my fault it should be Tuna-sashemie would it be possible to change it please Tuna-dadhemie (talk) 20:00, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

  Done ‐‐1997kB (talk) 03:41, 6 April 2020 (UTC)

I want to change my username from Prakat Shrestha to Taleju Bhawani Prakat Shrestha (talk) 17:53, 28 April 2020 (UTC)

  Done ‐‐1997kB (talk) 08:50, 29 April 2020 (UTC)

I want to change my username from Nitinriaan to RishuRaj90 Nitinriaan (talk) 11:18, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

  Done ‐‐1997kB (talk) 04:15, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Can take a look at w:zh:Wikipedia:更改用户名Edit

The page on w:zh:Wikipedia:更改用户名 lastest request is at 03:32, 11 January 2020. Willy1018(talk) 09:23, 31 January 2020 (UTC)

Please Unblock Our Company UsernameEdit

Hi Dear, before One of our friends in Iran created a wiki for us, and the system was deleted it, for about 12 days ago, we created a new wiki named "ECOHOS" and after 2 days you deleted the page and blocked our account, we are the company and we have website, application about real estate and construction, Even for us to get out of the block, we created a new account on wiki, But still blocked by you, please show us the way we can rebrand Wikipedia. regards —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ecohos (talk) 10:43, 3 February 2020 (UTC)

@Ecohos: Please follow instructions at d:User_talk:Ecohos. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 04:53, 4 February 2020 (UTC)

Renaming my usernameEdit

Hey, 1997kb! I would like my username changed from "J.S. Clingman" to "J. S. Clingman Fëalórin". Would that be possible? :) J.S. Clingman (talk) 03:38, 9 February 2020 (UTC)

@J.S. Clingman: I see no issues with new username. If you are aware of potential implications of using real name, you can request rename here. Cheers! ‐‐1997kB (talk) 06:59, 9 February 2020 (UTC)

Okay, thanks. I just wanted to change it out of personal preference. J.S. Clingman (talk) 22:50, 9 February 2020 (UTC)

[WikiConference India 2020] Conference & Event Grant proposalEdit

WikiConference India 2020 team is happy to inform you that the Conference & Event Grant proposal for WikiConference India 2020 has been submitted to the Wikimedia Foundation. This is to notify community members that for the last two weeks we have opened the proposal for community review, according to the timeline, post notifying on Indian Wikimedia community mailing list. After receiving feedback from several community members, certain aspects of the proposal and the budget have been changed. However, community members can still continue engage on the talk page, for any suggestions/questions/comments. After going through the proposal + FAQs, if you feel contented, please endorse the proposal at WikiConference_India_2020#Endorsements, along with a rationale for endorsing this project. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:21, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

Global renameEdit

Hi, I'm planning to change my username for privacy reasons. My question is, is there any limit like number of contributions? My current global contributions is about 80,000, and I'm an administrator in Indonesian Wikipedia, hence the high number. I'm asking about this since there was a user which got their global rename process stuck because they had 100,000 global contributions at the time. The process then had to be solved through Phabricator. Asking this just to make sure i wouldn't go through the same issue. -- Bagas Chrisara (talk) 07:42, 5 March 2020 (UTC)

@Bagas Chrisara: Well the process has improved alot since then, and there's no contributions limit now, so feel free to go for it. You can request at Special:GlobalRenameRequest. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 07:48, 5 March 2020 (UTC)

Community Wishlist Survey 2019 - Section Name in DiffEdit


The Community Tech team (WMF) has officially started the project for Section Name in Diff, the #9 wish from the 2019 Community Wishlist Survey!

You previously voted for this wish, so we are now contacting you. We invite you to visit the project page, where you can read a project analysis and share your feedback.

We hope to see you on the project talk page, and thank you in advance!

-- IFried (WMF), 14:13, 9 March 2020 (UTC)

Problems with user Fr. Wiki AlainPainchaudEdit

Thank you for taking time to look at my request.

I am sorry to ask you that. In my opinion, it should have been resolved long time ago. I can not change because they block me and they would not do it. I insist, I DO NOT WANT TO BYPASS RESTRICTION, I WANT TO CHANGE USERNAME AND PARK ACCOUNT. Thank you for the other contacts. I will check if they are willing to help me. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by AlainPainchaud (talk) 08:15, 12 March 2020 (UTC)

Global renamer permission on Vietnamese WikipediaEdit

Hello, who should I contact to to get a renamer permission? Since the only renamer has retired for some reason and we don't have any renamer to handle that. Thanks! Phjtieudoc (talk) 01:20, 18 March 2020 (UTC)

Hey @Phjtieudoc:, You need to request at SRGP and for the information you will get rename permission for all wiki's not just Vietnamese. Although Trần Nguyễn Minh Huy hasn't retired yet, having a second renamer for Vietnamese wiki will be great as local page get good amount of request. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 03:54, 18 March 2020 (UTC)

change my usernameEdit

Dear 1997kB, How can I change my username? Thanks in advance —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 18:37, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

Please request at Special:GlobalRenameRequest. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 09:41, 12 April 2020 (UTC)


What's Sup?? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 2001:5b0:2863:d2d8:11d9:d5f1:3aa4:5d4d (talk) 23:57, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

I'm good. You? ‐‐1997kB (talk) 09:41, 12 April 2020 (UTC)

Please seeEdit

Please see the discussion at Talk:SWViewer. Regards.--Path slopu (talk) 13:20, 25 April 2020 (UTC)

Name change "Not done"Edit

Hi, I requested a name change as Aghahremanifar, username changed to FelisObscura and now it says that it's not done. What shall I do? Also, I have to add that I'm "not logged it" automatically. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by FelisObscura (talk) 13:38, 1 May 2020‎ (UTC)

Hi, While you submitted request to change to Aghahremanifar, you also submitted another request to change it to FelisObscura and that was handled and you were renamed. If you didn't wanted to be renamed to FelisObscura, then why you submitted another request? ‐‐1997kB (talk) 13:48, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

I did not request to to change to neither Aghahremanifar, nor FelisObscura! I requested to change my username from Aghahremanifar to Aesuithiel. Please, change my username to Aesuithiel. I have checked and It's not taken. This is the only request I have ever submitted on "Steward requests/Username changes". But, after it marked "not done" I submitted the same request again, and you reverted it. Funny, I don't even know what this new username mean. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by FelisObscura (talk) 14:33, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

@FelisObscura: As this log says you submitted request to OTRS system. Pinging @Martin Urbanec: as they handled it. Also please sign your future replies by using ~~~~. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:42, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
As it seems this was mistakenly renamed I have reverted the rename and completed your request as well as Exquisitim's. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 15:04, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

Could you please change my Name?Edit

Could you change my name "JakobDerNoob" to "JaEditor"? Thank you very much —The preceding unsigned comment was added by JakobDerNoob (talk) 10:03, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

@JakobDerNoob: Yes please make a request. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 10:07, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Okay! Thank you for your help —The preceding unsigned comment was added by JakobDerNoob (talk) 10:12, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

@JaEditor: You can now login with new name. Also please sign your messages by typing ~~~~ at the end of messages. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 10:18, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Change nameEdit Hi I entered the request here, I would like to change my username to an anonymous one. Did I do well to enter here? Thanks--JN95 (talk) 19:40, 23 May 2020 (UTC)


Hello! I Accidentally misspelled my name (MRVN Musuc) when i made an account, was wondering if i could have it changed to MRVNMusic ? Thanks! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by MRVN Musuc (talk) 23:13, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

@MRVN Musuc: Please request at Special:GlobalRenameRequest. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 15:31, 11 June 2020 (UTC)

User name changeEdit

Hello, I would like to change my Wikipedia username from Shobhasv to Shobha. I checked if the username is available and I found out that 'user:Shobha' ( started their account on five years ago in 2015. But there have been no edits under their name. It looks like it's a sleeper account. Considering the dormant nature of this account, is it possible for me to have this username instead?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks. Shobhasv (talk) 04:04, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Hi Shobhasv, yes it is possible to take this username if owner of this account doesn't oppose after notification from renamer (likely they not gonna respond, but just to make it clear). For that process to start please make a request at SRUC. See you there. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 07:35, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Thank you. I have posted a request there. --Shobhasv (talk) 14:22, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for making the change. I appreciate your efforts.

Shobha (talk) 06:42, 25 July 2020 (UTC)


as-salamu alaykum, i hope you are doing well, i don't like my current username so i was wondering if i can change it to "hichseresht". I appreciate ur help. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Najafi20001 (talk) 03:25, 24 June 2020 (UTC)

@Najafi20001: Yes, you can. Please request at this page. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 02:49, 25 June 2020 (UTC)

0 contributions renames or vanishingEdit

Hi! I have a question, about two types of situations that can be sometimes seen in a Queue.

  • User has 0 contributions and requests a rename. Should we proceed or let him know to open up another account? Should we only proceed if a user wants to change his nickname because it contains private information?
  • User has a small number of contributions (less than 100-200, most of them have their accounts open for at least a few years) and requests vanishing. says here that courtesy vanishing is reserved for users in good standing and that it is discretionary and may be refused. Is there an established rule of thumb from which moment should we consider such applications? Cheers! Nadzik (talk) 09:50, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
Hi Nadzik,
  • I see no issues granting renames to 0 contribution accounts. Creating a new account takes similar resources to getting renamed. See FAQs. Furthermore some users only create account for Wikipedia mobile apps and use it to sync list of article they want to read and in such situation creating a new account will lead loss of that synced data.
  • First of all, low contributions doesn't mean that account is not in good standing. Good standing can be interpreted as no active block or series of blocks or user history of abusing rename. So as long as they do not have any of these issues we should accept such requests. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 10:12, 17 July 2020 (UTC)


Hi! What would you say about the request like that? User requests vanishing after a 10-year absence, most of his contributions are either vandalisms, own space edits or sandbox edits. Cheers! Nadzik (talk) 21:26, 19 July 2020 (UTC)

@Nadzik: Clear case of a user not in good standing. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:23, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

Need to update Map of India on Hindi pageEdit

Hello, On Hindi Wikipedia Political map of India is outdated, I have created new map, but I am able to update the map ( 'you can't over-right this file'), saw that you tried to update the file. Think you can help? धन्यवाद। --अतुलयादव (talk) 19:40, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

@अतुलयादव: No idea why you are getting that error. It could be that file you created have different extension than current one. If you could provide exact error or screenshot than I might explain better. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 15:06, 7 August 2020 (UTC)
@1997kB: It said, "you can't over-right this file". But yesterday I tried again and was able to update the file just fine. I guess earlier I was not allowed because my account is new. Anyways file updated successfully. You can mark close/complete this convo. Thank you 😊 --अतुलयादव (talk) 04:35, 8 August 2020 (UTC)


the user Vathlu has been indefinitely blocked on commons, but still active in other wikis, can he request to rename?--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 04:44, 8 August 2020 (UTC)

@蟲蟲飛: Usually we don't grant renames to blocked users, but I think we can go in this case as a) it's not their homewiki and b) it's an old block. Still I left that note to see if others agree or not. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 16:16, 9 August 2020 (UTC)
I see. Thank you very much.--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 07:25, 10 August 2020 (UTC)

Rename of my usernameEdit

Hi 1997kb I would like to rename my username from MOHAMED ASHIC ILAHI to burakbird1996 can u kindly do it since I am using My own name I feels unsafe about any legal issues —The preceding unsigned comment was added by MOHAMED ASHIC ILAHI (talk) 16:07, 23 August 2020‎ (UTC)

  Done @Burakbird1996: ‐‐1997kB (talk) 16:14, 23 August 2020 (UTC)


Ok understood . how can i change my old account name without email address. I try currently my email address but it doesn't work. I dont have any way to login that account Did you know Some way? SSSSSS0000W (talk) 03:22, 29 August 2020 (UTC)

@SSSSSS0000W: Sorry but if you don't have email address and don't remember the last used password then we can do much here. In my opinion it's best to forget and abandon that account. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 11:20, 3 September 2020 (UTC)


This user has had no response for a long time, How should I do?--May♡♡→♡℃Talk 12:05, 2 September 2020 (UTC)


Hi there,

I'd like to change my username as it is currently my name..which I realize now is not a good idea!

Could you please help me out with how to change my wikipedia username? Could you possibly change it to TheSaskGuy1993? Thank you! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by GrahamSReid (talk) 21:22, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

  Done ‐‐1997kB (talk) 03:11, 10 September 2020 (UTC)

DracoBot renamingEdit

Please cancel the procedure, I withdraw my request. DracoBot (talk) 16:23, 25 September 2020 (UTC)

Cancelling my username requestEdit

Hi. Recently I made a request to change my Username to शब्दसखा . Please cancel the request. I do not want to change it now. Thanks. ShaantanuN (talk) 07:19, 12 October 2020 (UTC)

@1997kB:Thank you very much for cancelling it. ShaantanuN (talk) 07:25, 12 October 2020 (UTC)

@1997kB: I have submitted a new rename request for changing username to शब्दशोधक . Can you please process that also? Thanks and regards, ShaantanuN (talk) 07:50, 12 October 2020 (UTC)


Hi! This user has created his own usurpation request on another user's talk page. I know that it has been over 12 years since the original user was last active, but I still think that this is highly unusual. Cheers! Nadzik (talk) 09:10, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

@Nadzik: Sorry, didn't get you. If you meant both user are same.. I don't think so. But in aby case that user has valid contributions and thus it's not eligible for usurpation. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 15:14, 22 October 2020 (UTC)
@1997kB&Nadzik:I'm Panda*7,not Panda*5!I’ve sent a email to him/her and now it’s almost a week and he/she had not replied back.Maybe he/she is a dormant account.So with this notice will you accept my request?--Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda (talk) 06:46, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
@Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda: Accounts with valid edits are not usurped even if they are inactive, so we can not accept your request. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 13:20, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
But can you rename Panda to a generic account?It seems he/she does not object to being renamed.--Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda (talk) 00:10, 24 October 2020 (UTC)
@Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda: No, as I said above we don't rename account with valid edits in cases of usurpation. It doesn't matter they object or not, this is simply not done. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 04:39, 24 October 2020 (UTC)
So can I usurp myself to PANDA?--Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda (talk) 04:52, 24 October 2020 (UTC)


You just renamed them. Proceed to rename again? --Deepfriedokra (talk) 14:58, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

@Deepfriedokra: IMO reject. Frivolous requests (see another), no solid reason provided for another rename in such short amount of time. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 15:11, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

Request for changing NameEdit

@1997kB:Sir Name is Karam but in wikipedia Account Name is Mayankkkkk, so I request to change my name Mayankkkkk to Karam06.Mayankkkkk (talk) 16:14, 25 October 2020 (UTC)

Request Approved by Alphama

Karam06 (talk) 04:05, 26 October 2020 (UTC)


Hello, 1997kB. I created a speedy deletion request because I couldn't see any information about Wikipedia other than the central auth at the bottom of the page. I know that such pages are deleted by admins per policy. Tulsi Bhagat previously deleted this page for the same reason. If there is something I can't see, I would be glad if you could help. --Uncitoyentalk 10:06, 26 October 2020 (UTC)

@Uncitoyen: (talk page stalker) This current version at least is more focused on the contributions than the previous one deleted (I seen the previous one - that's marginally G7 but I won't G7 that either). At least if they write something about wiki (like the contributions), that's usually fine for meta. Might want to bring this to RFD, it's more suitable for RFD discussion but to be honest, if the concern is the huge chunk of text, let's remove it leaving the SUL there. Regards, Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 10:29, 26 October 2020 (UTC)
@Camouflaged Mirage: It seemed to me that the user is more self-explanation than explanation its contributions on Wikipedia. I thought it was the same because I can't fully see the previous deletion. The English message looks a bit like an autobiography. My concern is that pages like this will be deleted and this page not be deleted. Maybe the user better edit its page a little more? You know better than I do because you have seen with these situations. If I hesitate, I would do RfD. --Uncitoyentalk 10:55, 26 October 2020 (UTC)
@Uncitoyen: Yeah, different admins will have different yardstick, no doubt some may delete this as G7. I had done some trimming and hope now the page is okay for you. Just trim whatsoever you need, if the user reverts, bring to RFD, that's my way of doing it. Thanks for the effort in patrolling userpages. A google translate shows the hi part completely in scope, hence, it stays. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:08, 26 October 2020 (UTC)
@Camouflaged Mirage: Thank you. Now it's better for me. 1997kB, I'm sorry, if you aren't satisfied with using your talk page for texting with Camouflaged here. --Uncitoyentalk 12:54, 26 October 2020 (UTC)