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Welcome to Meta! edit

Hello, Ottawahitech. Welcome to the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki! This website is for coordinating and discussing all Wikimedia projects. You may find it useful to read our policy page. If you are interested in doing translations, visit Meta:Babylon. You can also leave a note on Meta:Babel or Wikimedia Forum (please read the instructions at the top of the page before posting there). Happy editing!

-- 19:00, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

Real-world examples on the Blocking talk page edit

Hi Ottawahitech — we request that real-world examples of harassment or other forms of conduct not be linked or discussed on any talk page about the Community health initiative. If there are examples you want to share with us that are pertinent to the software we're building and wiki policies we're evaluating, please do so by email. Thank you. — Trevor Bolliger, WMF Product Manager 🗨 17:56, 9 January 2018 (UTC)Reply

The Community Wishlist Survey edit


You get this message because you’ve previously participated in the Community Wishlist Survey. I just wanted to let you know that this year’s survey is now open for proposals. You can suggest technical changes until 11 November: Community Wishlist Survey 2019.

You can vote from November 16 to November 30. To keep the number of messages at a reasonable level, I won’t send out a separate reminder to you about that. /Johan (WMF) 11:24, 30 October 2018 (UTC)Reply

"Who Wrote That" project update edit

Hello. I'm reaching out to you as you participated in the 2017 Community Wishlist proposal for "Who Wrote That" project (previously known as "Blame Tool"). The Community Tech team is kicking things off on the project and we have an early-stage mockup available for you to look at. I invite you to follow that project page, where I will be posting periodic status updates for the project. You are also welcome to provide your thoughts on the talk page. Thank you. -- NKohli (WMF) (talk) 22:57, 21 February 2019 (UTC)Reply

You edit

are unwelcome at en-wiki in any form or manner. Cross-wiki tries will get your account locked. Regards, Winged Blades of Godric (talk) 15:48, 26 May 2019 (UTC)Reply

Sorry for editing on a (very) old comment, but isn't this a blatant personal attack? – Ilovemydoodle (talk) 02:02, 22 August 2022 (UTC)Reply

Hello edit

Hello, I noticed you had brought simple issues over here. User:Ottawahitech/covid seems to be as you had stated to be a dump for simple article but does it meet scope of this project (meta-wiki)? In addition, you had been continuing the wikiproject issue here with other editors, and a thank you for a local issue shouldn't be on meta per User talk:TDKR Chicago 101.

I will say this is an advice, please stop what you are doing now. These are not what meta-wiki should be. It's a hub for co-ordinating different projects, we have some leeway for people to bring projects stuffs here but not too much. Something like User:Ottawahitech/useful links is still marginally acceptable.

I personally thank you for your contributions on simple, but what you should do is to be receptive of feedback and then ask for a proper unblock, not continuing here. Meta isn't to be used as continuing local issues. Regards,--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 18:52, 13 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

@TDKR Chicago 101:
I have known User:Bluerasberry for years. I would have thanked him on simple but I am not permitted to. as far as dumping the knoledge I gained re covid, I normally would not do it. However, I sincerely believe covid is a big threat worldwide and this is the little I can do to help share information with anyone who is interested (I doubt there are many/any preprared to sift through this raw dump), but I can't see who this hurts. Again, you are doing a great job at simple, keep at it! Ottawahitech (talk) 01:10, 14 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Camouflaged Mirage: I am honestly confused. I am not continuing simple here. I did ask to be unblocked on Simple, but the response I got did not address my request. I am busy and don't have time for prolonged, unfruitful discussions, so I let it go. If Simple does not believe I am contributing, that's simple's prerogative. I was just dumping the knowlege I have gained in a small hidden part of my user space to share with anyone who is interested. Actually I am surprised you even found it, hidden in my own user space. If you think it is not useful for you just ignore it. I provided a link to the simple article on covid for those who may need more information, but I'll remove it since you think it is a problem. Am I making sense? apologies to both for rambling, I just don't have the timee to organie my thoughts. I truly appreciate both of you communicating here. Ottawahitech (talk) 01:10, 14 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
2 things, one, don't insert things into my comments, I switched. Second, we patrol every edits here (and I am clearing the backlog of unpatrolled edits), so I just get to your edits as part of my routine patrol. We have a list of unpatrolled edits and I am just working through it.
I will say meta has it scope, and inclusion, that few edits you made here is close to out of scope, that page on COVID is out of scope. I just hope you will understand the scope of this wiki. Please read Meta:scope. :)
To be honest, mentioning simple here (and pinged TKDR once more) seems to be participating via proxies in simple processes, which is why you get blocked on en in the first place. Please stop. Best Regards,--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 06:58, 14 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Camouflaged Mirage: I am not trying to create drama, just looking for a wikimedia project that will allow me to share COVID-19 information with others. These are unprecedented times, even the Washington Post has removed its usual paywall to allow public access to this article : Ottawahitech (talk) 15:58, 15 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
Then I will suggest either wikibooks / wikiversity. Meta is co-ordination wiki, which mean that this is a hub for all wikis. I will say if it is relevant to cross-wiki work / outreach, then the COVID things are in scope. This is not a content wiki. Yeah, I am living in a COVID hit country too, I agree this is important. Try to edit at wikibooks / wikiversity will be my best advice. But please respect local rules too. --Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 16:03, 15 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Camouflaged Mirage Just in case you are interested: I tried to add my covid braindump to my user space on wikibooks, but I tripped their spam filter (not sure why) and could not save my file. I then moved on to wikiversity and after spending time again (logging in, setting up the file etc), I was told I had to get admin approval. So now I will wait for an admin to attend to ths. Thanks. Ottawahitech (talk) 23:46, 15 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
Okay, just do something productive. Take care.--Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 08:55, 16 March 2020 (UTC)Reply
  • Thanks for your message and encouragement. I find our interactions helpful and I appreciate the movement you made at Simple English Wikipedia. If you have any ideas for coordinating activity regarding COVID-19 then take a go at it. The Wikimedia Foundation has COVID-19, which I appreciate but to me it still reads as their voice and not something the Wikimedia community would produce for itself. I appreciate your focus on the community. If you see a way to be productive and positive then give it a go. Thanks. Blue Rasberry (talk) 20:04, 18 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

Hello, again edit

Hi, Ottawahitech,

I saw you posted to my Meta talk page. I hope you are doing okay in all of this craziness these days. You are missed! Stay well, Liz (talk) 20:32, 27 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

Hi @Liz:, I am doing OK in real life (no COVID-19 in any people I care about, yet), how are you?
As far as wmf is concerned it looks like I may have reached the end of the road. Please don't get involved in this, the last enwiki admin who was friendly to me has given up their admin tools and left wikipedia for good, or so it appears. I sincerely hope I was not the cause of this. Cheers, Ottawahitech (talk) 17:17, 30 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

You2 edit

Please stop. You have been participating in proxy editing after being warned again and again that you should not! Why are you continuously pinging @ xaosflux and disrupting the work of important administrators here? This is your last warning Please stop! ottawahitechsock 13:35, April 1 2020 (UTC)

My dear sock: I was going to respond on your user talkpage, but I cannot find it, and cannot even ping it. I hope you will check my page and answer this question: what is proxy editing? Thanks in advanceOttawahitech (talk) 14:44, 1 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
Ottawahitech, I came by because of your mysterious/unexplained revert on Flow_satisfaction_survey.[1] I look forward to that explanation, but I see there appears to be a more urgent matter. I'm trying to help you. I have no idea why you are blocked and it doesn't matter. You appear to be in danger of further sanction, and you are placing other editors at risk of being blocked.
Proxy editing is when you are blocked from editing, and you attempt to circumvent that block by asking someone else to make your edits for you. In particular I see you asked Vermont to copy your edits from here to SimpleWiki.[2] Your rationale and good intentions don't matter, that is the very definition of attempting to edit-by-proxy on a project you are prohibited from editing. I suggest you strongly withdraw your request on Vermont's page, and I suggest that you avoid anything that might create any further impression that you are attempting to influence-in-any-way the content on any project where you are blocked. Alsee (talk) 04:00, 2 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Alsee:, Thanks so much for dropping by and helping with my quest to understand what editing by proxy means. I found the proxy-editing-policy/guideline/essay(?) on enwiki a long time ago, but can no longer locate it without putting in a lot of effort.
But since you are here, I would like to use this opportunityto find out why you oppose flow development on wmf-projects so vehemently. IIRC we met at WikiProject Breakfast on enwiki many many years ago. I was instrumental in making the talkpage of that little used wikiproject into a Beta (more alpha actually) test site for flow. You then showed up a few months later, and forced (at least this is how I felt) the closure of this trial. I never really understood the rationale of the objection you had because whenever I asked quetions I was sent off to read huge wallsoftext of what appeared to me to be goblygook. So here we are years later, I am still (barely) allowed to participate on some wmf-projects and you are still going strong removing any hint of flowlike movement.
Just for my own piece of mind, would you be willing to enlighten me?
BTW it appears the revert rules (for the first time in my own wiki-history) seemed to produce an acceptable compromise at the Flow_satisfaction_survey link you provided above. Also since it is COVID-time I wonder if we should postpone this conversation to a later more relaxed time? Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 13:48, 2 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

Thanks for the Central Login Feature edit


I saw your comment in my Wikimedia page. I am sorry I have not updated the paragraph. It has been updated, and may be deleted if you ask for deletion of it. I feel really comfortable with central login and also the feature that Meta Wiki profile pages are copied into several other profile pages.


RIT RAJARSHI (talk) 18:15, 5 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

Block edit

I didn't want to do this, but it became increasingly evident that there is no possibility of this ending any other way. I've blocked your account indefinitely with talk page access to facilitate appeals if you intend to do so in the future. On this project, you've asked multiple other editors to help you edit other projects, which are attempts at proxy editing and not appropriate at all. There's a continual lack of understanding of the purpose of this project, as evident by the many talk page messages you've left for other editors, the ensuing arguments and disagreements, and the pages you've been editing. What was the final straw for me is this edit, where you ask a globally locked user for help with the editing Meta-Wiki. You have been given many chances on many projects over many years, and unfortunately it doesn't look like you'll be able to find a place on this project to be able to contribute constructively. I have no doubt you are here in good faith, but your actions have not had a constructive benefit. Thank you for your understanding, Vermont (talk) 17:00, 8 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

Temporary unblock request edit

@Vermont: or any other Meta admin:

I would like to apply for a temporary unblock at meta between February 5 and February 26. The purpose is to allow me to participate in Steward elections 2021. Per instructions on that page, I need to be able to "log in with an account that has edits (on any wiki) before 05 February".

I promise not to post on any other page on Meta while this temporary unblock is in place and to be civil in all my communication. Would you please inform me how to initiate a formal appeal for this purpose. Since time is of the essence I hope you will act proptly. Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 23:05, 1 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Ottawahitech, I don't do temporary unblocks, or unblocks with restrictions. You're either trusted to contribute constructively again, or you're not. Therefore, I am unblocking your account. It's been some time since your block, and from your edits on Wikiquote it seems you've found a good niche to contribute constructively in, so I see no necessity for your block on Meta-Wiki to continue. Best regards, Vermont (talk) 23:55, 1 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
Thank you. Ottawahitech (talk) 01:43, 2 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

reply to blocked user edit

thanks 2600:387:5:807::7a for starting this edit war on my meta-talk-page regarding priests. I see you were also invloved In another blocked-user affairs? I better post this really quick before my talkpage priviledges are also removed (I wonder what the excuse will be this time?) Ottawahitech (talk) 15:59, 12 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
Are you seriously wanting your TPA access to be revoked. Why are you feeding trolls? Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 16:00, 12 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
I am not feeding anyone - I am trying, in vain, to fight for my wiki-survival. See: Request to all simple Admins Ottawahitech (talk) 16:23, 12 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
Just telling you, the only purpose a blocked user uses their talkpage is for appealing of a block. Nothing else. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 16:25, 12 April 2020 (UTC)Reply


Can I at least explain why I believe it is futile to ask for an unblock? Ottawahitech (talk) 20:51, 13 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

Why? I'm completely open to considering an unblock provided you can indicate understanding of why you were blocked and that you won't repeat it in the future. Vermont (talk) 04:19, 16 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
Are you saying that I should not strive to improve Wikipedia?
I don't know if you are one of the millions of Americans who has no health insurance, but I wonder if it makes sense to you to remove an article about a non-profit organization that helps/helped uninsured individuals obtain health coverage under the w:affordable healthcare act from public view? My talk-page on enwiki has a recent posting by someone who obviously has good intentions informing me that an article I started back in 2013, which was nicely expanded in 2018, will soon be deleted.
Are you saying that it is not up to me to try and communicate with this good faith editor and tell them I believe they are making a mistake? Ottawahitech (talk) 12:07, 30 April 2020 (UTC)Reply
Upon reading this, Ottawa, I think I can see a few ways you could think of a block appeal that would not involve insincerity or groveling on your part. If you want my take on the matter, I'll gladly provide it. Darkfrog24 (talk) 00:56, 14 October 2020 (UTC)Reply

On Wikinews edit

I'm replying here because Green Giant told me six months ago that he'd block my talk page access if I used my Wikinews talk page for anything except an appeal (which is why I had to email him when I needed admin assistance with another problem, which he indeffed me for doing--it's a mess). He may have had time to change his mind about some or all of that, but he hasn't said so to me.

Don't use my talk page as a place to discuss the Papers or news in general because I get an email every time someone posts there, and I don't want anyone to write a baiting post in the guise of responding to you. Since I see Vermont did not place restrictions on the way you use your talk page, we can chat about the news here if you like. Darkfrog24 (talk) 00:55, 14 October 2020 (UTC)Reply

  • @Vermont and Green Giant: For your review. I am pinged by @Darkfrog24: on my talkpage about a request for them to apparently discuss issues with this blocked user for enwikinews issues. I am of no opinion here. My comments on top is for ottawa not to comment to globally locked/blocked users / IP (or evaders of global block / lock). If there is no reply Darkfrong24 please file a clarification request on RFH not my talkapge, I will hope for a consensus of admins for any decision. 6 months is long and whatsoever warnings I given above can be safely considered stale. I will still note that it's common not to allow blocked users to digress on their talkpage on issues not directly relating to their block / unblock requests. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 11:04, 24 October 2020 (UTC)Reply
As far as Wikinews is concerned, Darkfrog24’s behaviour became increasingly unacceptable in the months leading up to the block and created a toxic atmosphere involving harassment and an acrimonious dispute involving three other administrators and opinions from two uninvolved administrators. Six months have gone by without a bona fide block appeal. If anyone wishes to, they can read Darkfrog24’s user talkpage there for a fuller understanding of the issues. If there is any discussion of Wikinews content by anyone with Darkfrog24 here or elsewhere, it will be considered in the same light as the warnings about proxy editing in the sections above. Ottawahitech is welcome to contribute on Wikinews but should steer carefully where blocks are involved. -Green Giant (talk) 11:49, 24 October 2020 (UTC)Reply
It sounds like Green Giant and I are on the same page that Ottawa should please refrain from making any more casual-conversation posts on my Wikinews talk page. I will note that Ottawa hasn't posted there since October 14, so good on you too, Ottawa. Hooray for Team No One Needs More Drama!
I did not ask Camouflaged Mirage to talk to Ottawa about Wikinews. The post is here [3]. I've been reading about conflict resolution over the past six months and I think that if Ottawa is allowed to use his talk page to discuss things with people whom he recognizes as not hostile toward him, he might understand why other people might have a good reason to dislike his actions. The books say sitting and stewing in your own ideas is countereffective to that. Darkfrog24 (talk) 15:51, 24 October 2020 (UTC)Reply
I will object as an administrator here. There is no basis for a blocked user to engage in any conversation beyond seeking for unblock. Any other users who tried to talk to them needs to thread a fine line. The reason for Ottawa block is very clear, and given meta isn't an appeal court, the further talking with you about wikinews (a project that blocked you) isn't the most helpful here on meta. I generally give leeway on talkpage usage, but please with a block reason about "not here to contribute constructively", any further unrelated conversation is fundamentally against the appeal of the block. I have all willingness to unblock Ottawa as long as a commitment can be made to observe meta scope and noms, I am further willing to mentor him subject to conditions.
I will say rather Darkfrog24 you are the person which bring wikinews issues to a different project, without any basis as well as without relevance of scope to meta. This is also not contributing to the project constructively. If you have any wish to help Ottawa, please cease this conversation lest he get involved here and then there might be a chance the conversation will be derailed.
In addition, if you want Ottawa to stay clear of your talkpage at wikinews, you may seek help at wikinews or rather, the coming to his talkpage at meta isn't helpful in any manner. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 16:13, 24 October 2020 (UTC)Reply
Well, you listened to my opinion on the matter of talk pages, CM, and there's no incivility in not finding it convincing.
But I must correct you that no I'm not allowed to ask for help on Wikinews if there's a problem on Wikinews. If I want to tell Ottawa "Don't post on my WN talk because I'm not allowed to answer you," then I do have to do it in some other place. But now I've done that, and you're absolutely right that we shouldn't risk causing the same problem here that I'm trying to prevent over there. I commend you for offering Ottawa mentoring and I wish O and yourself the best of luck with it. Darkfrog24 (talk) 16:30, 24 October 2020 (UTC)Reply
Okay, glad we all sorted out here. Darkfrog24. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 16:33, 24 October 2020 (UTC)Reply

Yay edit

Heard you got unblocked. Ottawa! I look forward to working with you again. People will probably be extra scrutinizing of you for a while, but all that irritation goes away in time. Darkfrog24 (talk) 21:34, 2 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Hey @Darkfrog24: News travel fast. I must say I am surprised to hear from you so soon :-)
As far as working together, I don't plan to hang around Meta for long. I have found another wmf-wiki that seems to suit my personality much better, and am still blocked at simple where, I assume you are happy. So what did you have in mind? Ottawahitech (talk) 03:12, 3 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
I heard about it on IRC. Like I said, people are going to be skittish at first, but that goes away. As for here on Meta, I liked the contribs you made to the essays I started.
Things are good on Simple, yes. Where are you working now? Darkfrog24 (talk) 14:06, 3 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
You can always find me through Have you been doing any more work on essays? IMIO this is one of your latent talents. Cheers, Ottawahitech (talk) 20:44, 3 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
@Darkfrog24: Just wondering if you are planning to participate in Stewards elections this year? Stewards are in charge of global-blocking, which contrary to common belief is NOT reserved only for common vandals, but affect all users indefinitely-blocked on any wmf-wiki who are at much higher risk of being globally-blocked if they participate in other wikis. Ottawahitech (talk) 00:01, 5 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
I've already asked a question over there. So far, most of them are saying "It's not a steward's job to do that," which is a very good sign. It means they understand that power has limits. Someone else already asked about the other thing I cared about: interfering and intervening in individual Wikis. What do you think of the candidates?
Most of the things I want to write essays about right now concern Wikinews, and that is best done on Wikinews. So far, not much about Simple has struck me as needing an essay.
I think the rule is that a person can only be globally blocked if they're indeffed on two projects. Yet another reason to be happy you've been unblocked on Meta. Darkfrog24 (talk) 02:08, 5 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
@Darkfrog24 Just a quick visit here re your latent talent: Its not an essay but an OR page that may be of interest to you: Wikiversity:Wikidata? Ottawahitech (talk) 18:28, 5 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
I'll check it out. BTW, I just tried to vote in the Steward election. What the heck; they're public? I guess I figured it would be like an ArbCom election. Darkfrog24 (talk) 03:43, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
Checked it out and I'm a little confused. What am I looking at? I don't see a specific page, just Wikiversity in general. Darkfrog24 (talk) 02:42, 8 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
That's strange. When I click the link I land on a page named Wikidata. Ottawahitech (talk) 16:29, 9 February 2021 (UTC)Reply
@Darkfrog24:, re I just tried to vote in the Steward election... Yes, I am also VERY confused about this whole process. Today, I have tried using the associated talkpages of two of the many 2021-Steward-Election pages to ask questions. I hope someone in the community can make sense for us. 17:40, 8 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Your question on Stewards/Confirm/2021/MarcoAurelio edit

Hello! I thought I should reach out to you about the questions you asked MarcoAurelio, given that I am involved with the LTA he locked. The account FcoonerBCA is a sockpuppet of Huik01. Huik was first blocked on the Simple English Wikipedia, my home wiki, on 27 December 2009. It was changed from a 1-day vandalism and harassment block to an indefinite block on 29 December 2009 after it was determined Huik01 had made sockpuppets to continue editing unconstructively. Since then, Huik01 has made probably hundreds more accounts, a few dozen of which have been created in just the last few months. Some accounts are just blocked locally, and some are locked globally; Huik01 doesn't stay with any single account for any prolonged period of time.

Regarding the specific questions you asked MarcoAurelio, I'd be happy to help with those as well, as they are not purely answerable by him. "LTA" refers to long-term abuse, or a long-term abuser. In short, a vandal who continues making more and more accounts to continue vandalizing. Usually after 6-7 months we start to consider a vandal an LTA; in this case, it's been over 11 years. Stewards and admins do not consult any sort of documentation about LTAs before blocking LTAs; rather, we confirm links between accounts through technical and/or behavioral information. There are no specific on-wiki discussions about blocking users for long-term abuse. A user becoming an LTA is a process initiated by them and fully under their control, and admins responding have only one option. If someone vandalizes, they are blocked without any need for community discussion. If they make another account to continue vandalizing, there is no option for responding admins other to block the new account. And if they continue making more accounts, those will continue to be blocked. The appeal procedure generally consists of a given LTA ceasing their vandalizing activities, sticking to one account, and sending an email to the stewards (if they're locked. If it's a local block, then local admins) to appeal the (b)lock after 6 or more months. If an LTA did legitimately stop vandalizing and made it clear that they want to contribute constructively again, there is a decent chance they will be able to return. There are multiple current admins and constructive editors who have gone this route. Regarding concerned users appealing on behalf of a globally locked user, that isn't really possible. You may be able to contest an initial block, but there is nothing that can be done to appeal for users who are constantly and consistently creating new accounts to evade the many blocks they have piled up.

If you have any other questions, I'd be happy to help. Best, Vermont (talk) 19:02, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Ah, since @Vermont saw the question, I think the issue you raised on my talkpage about your question missing is solved. At times it might be a cache issue. For confirmations, we don't put a question section but we do put questions into the comments sections. Feel free to ask for any more help, this is just to make sure we are all okay here. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 19:05, 6 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Re Electcom edit

Hello, please do not change others comments, especially those who had already someone else replied to it. Electcom means Stewards/Elections_2021#Election_Committee. Thanks. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 18:11, 8 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Questions edit

Hi! It's evident you have a lot of questions about how global community processes work, considering the amount and type of questions you have asked so far. If you'd like to communicate in real-time so that I could better answer your questions, I am on IRC (Freenode) as Vermont. Alternatively, I have Discord, and email ( Best, Vermont (talk) 17:52, 10 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Reply needed edit

Hello, there is a discussion that you need to provide a reply at Talk:Stewards/Elections_2021/Votes/AmandaNP. Thanks. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 10:22, 20 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Hello, a reply is needed there. Thank you. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 17:55, 21 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Block edit

You've been blocked for failure to address concerns presented in relation to your comment on Talk:Stewards/Elections 2021/Votes/AmandaNP#Discussion for Beaneater00's comment, and other disruptive commentary on the 2021 Steward Elections and Confirmations. The block is set to expire on 2021-03-06 at 00:00 (UTC) (i.e., when the 2021 Steward Elections and Confirmations end). For the Election Committee, —Thanks for the fish! talkcontribs 20:27, 21 February 2021 (UTC)Reply

Queries of block edit

Hello, your talkpage access here isn't prohibited. Thus there is no reason to ask for reason of block / details of your block in multiple meta sysops talkpages on enwikiquote. You might ask the blocking user here, or if you want, you may appeal the block using {{unblock}}. Thanks. Camouflaged Mirage (talk) 19:03, 1 March 2021 (UTC)Reply

Hi Ottawahitech. You can comment here; you have talk page access. Regarding Tks4Fish's block, please see Meta:Meta–steward relationship. I highly recommend you seek to address the reasons for your block (disruptive comments, failing to address concerns, etc.) rather than challenging the blocking authority of the person who made it. Best, Vermont (talk) 17:20, 3 March 2021 (UTC)Reply

If you're going to go around claiming that stewards "contravene their own policy" by making actions on Meta, insinuating that their usage of userrights here precedes some attempt at global wiki domination, and ignoring absolutely every person who has ever tried to discuss your conduct with you, you don't leave me any options. I have tried to help, I have answered many of your questions, I have responded to many of your concerns, I have offered to discuss things with you on-wiki and off-wiki if you wanted, and yet you ignore the advice and attempts to communicate by myself and others. You seem to contribute under the assumption that every person with a userright is evil. Your comments have been insulting and baseless, both on this project and others, and the collective community patience for this ran out a while ago. At this point, I have no other options. Your block on this project is now indefinite. Regards, Vermont (talk) 17:09, 4 March 2021 (UTC)Reply
I mean, sure, the steward's ElectCom block could be considered as dubious from my eyes, but you (Ottawa) should have handled this situation better. Leaderboard (talk) 17:18, 4 March 2021 (UTC)Reply