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Blocking and Protection[edit source]

Generally we only need to block IP addresses if the spam attempts are persistent. The idea is to keep the AbuseFilter log from filling up with their attempts. Meanwhile, IP addresses could be dynamic, so blocking them could block people we don't intend. Similarly, we don't need to protect pages that don't exist, especially from IP addresses, since IP addresses can't create them, anyway, unless they're Talk:. Anonymous users are allowed to talk, unless it's spam. --Saftzie (talk) 17:30, 21 November 2020 (UTC)

I protected the page from creation to keep abuse log from filling up with constant attempts to create it. If IPs are not allowed to create non-talk pages anyway, then why not just ask staff (ping Jack Phoenix, Lcawte) to restrict createpage to registered accounts (createtalk is a separate right, so talk pages wouldn't be affected) instead of using AbuseFilter? --miki-- (talk) 21:00, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
The Abuse Log is hardly filling up with attempts to create the page. There are occasional attempts to create the page, especially compared to how frequent spam was even a few months ago. --Saftzie (talk) 15:36, 22 November 2020 (UTC)

Dbeusee[edit source]

Creating a biography page (out of scope) here so it can be referenced as a source on Wikia/Fandom looks like an Abuse true positive to me. Was there a request accompanied by a promise that we should believe not to do it again or something? --Saftzie (talk) 22:11, 13 December 2020 (UTC)

I did not think it would warrant an infinite block, considering it wasn't obvious spam and some users occasionally try to create articles here. Anyway, the user sent me an email about it while also requesting to delete their account and contributions, for which I instructed them to contact staff and also told that Hub is not correct place for such pages. --miki-- (talk) 02:11, 14 December 2020 (UTC)

create a wiki[edit source]

  • Hi, how can i create a wiki?The Wiki Creation Wizard is currently offline while we fix some bugs with it.

Please check back soon!--Msnhinet9 (talk) 02:06, 25 May 2021 (UTC)

Follow up to Question[edit source]

Hi Miki, I hope this reaches you. Back in May, you told me about mw:Reference Tooltips to make Template:Efn work on my Wiki page, and while I did my best I am unable to get it to function as it should. Any way you may be able to help out some more? I'd be forever thankful! MusicNation (talk) 17:07, 3 September 2023 (UTC)