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Archive: Archive 01

CheckUser log[edit source]

Hello, I recently Used CheckUser on myself, just wanted to see how the log will show, can you attach screenshot of log /if it doesnt appear on log use Checkuser on my account and attach screenshot of log. Anoop/ಅನೂಪ್ (Talk)(Edits) 07:20, 7 September 2017 (UTC)

CheckUserLog.png MacFan4000 (talk) 19:30, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for info. Anoop/ಅನೂಪ್ (Talk)(Edits) 19:54, 7 September 2017 (UTC)

A humble request to add more user groups with slightly stricter requirements.[edit source]

A few examples would be manually confirmed before administrator. Extended confirmed (after certain no. of edits and days registered), new page patroler, researcher etc. Thanks and if you may add any user group I'm ready to help. Bingobro (Chat) 11:26, 12 September 2017 (UTC)

Abuse filters[edit source]


I'm just letting you know that I've created two anti-vandalism abuse filters to prevent nonsense such as this. Feel free to tweak them if need be. Most of the code is from the English Wikipedia. Pillowfluffyhead (talk) 14:32, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

Oversight request[edit source]

Can you please oversight this user and his block? The nature of the username tells you why it needs to be oversighted. Joepayne (talk) 11:16, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

YesY Done MacFan4000 (talk) 22:57, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

Please Respond to Community Portal[edit source]

Hello Would you please respond to Test_Wiki:Community_portal#Why_this_strange_condition_while_asking_for_permissions and correct my response if i am wrong. Anoop/ಅನೂಪ್ . © 11:15, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

Hi, I'm sorry...[edit source]

I busy in realife so I can't much to monitoring this wiki, I also fun with this community so I can come back again with the task or stuff. I'm sorry Macfan... I can come back again in january maybe. Thanks :-( Mbrt (talk) 14:20, 19 October 2017 (UTC)

Ok MacFan4000 (talk) 15:43, 19 October 2017 (UTC)

Community portal uneditable[edit source]

Why is the Community portal protect? It is supposed to be for all the community not user only. It says on Server that there is only one server, but on portal you say "backend", do you mean there is frotend also? -- 09:09, 4 November 2017 (UTC)
The backend is the code behind the site, the frontend is what the normal user woul see when visiting the site. MacFan4000 (talk) 12:34, 4 November 2017 (UTC)

Avoid excessive use of hideuser[edit source]

Dear MacFan4000,

I have been on this wiki for a while and have seen hideuser used a lot on blocks. Unless there is a need, could you please unhide the blocks that were hideusered and make a policy which says hideuser is not to be used excessively. This is in the interests of maximum community transparency/accountability. Thank you for your cooperation

Joepayne (talk) 11:20, 11 December 2017 (UTC)

I used hideuser for abusive usernames that the public does not need to see. I try not to use it if I don't need to. MacFan4000 (talk) 14:32, 11 December 2017 (UTC)

Hi! Macfan[edit source]

Happy New Years, Sorry late, I come on in wiki. Glad to meet you and Void. Mbrt (talk) 16:22, 3 January 2018 (UTC)

Thanks[edit source]

Dear Paul/MacFan,

Thanks for hosting this wiki so we can test tools. Also thanks for your err moderation work on here and your work on live mediawiki.

--Joepayne (talk) 13:02, 3 February 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit source]

Administrator Barnstar Hires.png The Admin's Barnstar
For all your hard work on hosting this wiki --JJBullet❫ 10:00, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Staff Email[edit source]

Hi Mac, is there a way for me to access the staff email (( as i might need it in future, many thanks --JJBullet❫ 13:15, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

OpenProxy[edit source]

Are open proxies allowed on TestWiki? -- CptViraj (📧) 01:30, 12 August 2019 (UTC)

There is nothing that really prevents their use, but any proxy used to disrupt the wiki may be blocked immediately without warning. But then again, that can go with most other sources of disruption. -- Void Whispers 14:56, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
Got it, Thanks! -- CptViraj (📧) 16:53, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

Miraheze[edit source]

Rights revoked due to inactivity. Fungster (talk) 03:04, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

Come back again :-D[edit source]

Hello macfan proud of you, and glad to meet you, In the october to september 2020 I willing to back in this community. It is my family. Success always :-D Mbrt (talk) 15:37, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Steward[edit source]

Hello Mac, is it possible to be granted Steward as i would like to check-user certain accounts when necessary and would like to help out a bit more, many thanks -- JJBullet | Talk To Me 💬 18:28, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit source]

Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Thanks for the help! Sorry for not deleting the test pages. Kazrok4545 (talk) 08:28, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

Please, give me a Admin Right.[edit source]

Please, give me a Admin Right. --Obiwan2208-2 (talk) 13:20, 22 December 2019 (UTC)

Hey[edit source]

hey mac, as I am a trusted member of this wiki, can I be promoted to steward please?-- JJBullet | Talk To Me 💬 16:33, 17 January 2020 (UTC)

Question[edit source]

Hi MacFan4000!

I wanted to ask a question, but how to increase the level of protection to bureaucrats? In Localsettings.php or in MediaWiki?Kazrok4545Bot (Kazrok4545) (talk) 14:39, 6 February 2020 (UTC)

Notification[edit source]

Check your email Kazrok4545 (talk) 13:02, 8 February 2020 (UTC)

Request[edit source]

Hi MacFan4000

I am applying for a Chack user and bureaucratic -- Sourav(A) Talk... 02:58, 29 March 2020 (UTC)

Hi, full CheckUser is not granted to users who aren’t stewards. Bureaucrat can be requested at Test Wiki:Request permissions. MacFan4000 (Talk Contribs) 14:11, 29 March 2020 (UTC)

Request[edit source]

Hi I'm Sourav Halder .IAM test wiki Active user.I want test wiki development.I want the terms check user.As a result, I will be encouraged to do better . -- Sourav(A).(B) Talk... 03:57, 22 April 2020 (UTC)

Twinkle[edit source]

Twinkle gaget do not work -- Sourav(A).(B) Talk... 17:27, 23 April 2020 (UTC)

Ban?[edit source]

Hi, are You sure that You want to block user:Seranida for vandalism? I've checked edits made from that account and I don't see any evidence for abusing other accounts. Best regards, Neonek12 (talk) 07:13, 18 June 2020 (UTC)

I did not ban for vandalism, I banned for abuse of multiple accounts, not just here but also on wmf and miraheze wikis. MacFan4000 (Talk Contribs) 12:53, 18 June 2020 (UTC)
OK, I understand. Neonek12 (talk) 14:29, 18 June 2020 (UTC)

Interface administrator[edit source]

Hi, I've just seen that You removed intadmin permissions from all accounts except Stewards. Was it done because of security reasons? Neonek12 (talk) 20:16, 21 July 2020 (UTC)

@Neonek12: We identified an issue where relatively new users who have became a crat could in theory insert malware into common.js. MacFan4000 decided to take IA away from non-stewards to prevent this. ImprovedWikiImprovment (talk) 20:44, 21 July 2020 (UTC)
@ImprovedWikiImprovment: Okay, but I assume that it would be still possible to self-grant this right to own account for limited time (like bot flag), for testing? Neonek12 (talk) 04:54, 22 July 2020 (UTC)
@Neonek12: Possibly. Just now you'd have to ask a steward. This is more of a question for MacFan4000. ImprovedWikiImprovment (talk) 15:30, 22 July 2020 (UTC)