Guild Wars Wiki:Admin noticeboard

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Admin noticeboard
Deletion/protection
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The Admin noticeboard is one way through which users can notify administrators of issues needing administrative attention. While users are welcome to directly contact specific administrators (especially if they are seen to be active), posting here can be an easier and quicker way of ensuring that at least one admin will notice an issue and respond to it promptly. Remember to sign when posting an issue.

Before posting an issue here, consider the following:

  • As this is a noticeboard and not a talk page, please refrain from discussing.
  • Post only issues that require administrative action, i.e. blocking vandals, protecting pages, restoring deleted pages etc.
  • Do not post deletion requests here. Deletion requests should be made by adding {{delete}} to the top of the target page, which will then automatically mark the page as a candidate for deletion.
  • Do not post issues regarding content disputes. Try making a request for comments instead.
  • Mediation requests between users should only be made if a resolution could not be reached between users.
  • For issues regarding the use of this wiki, please see our help center.

In case of vandalism, posting about it here is low priority. Revert it first, anyone can do so. If the vandal created a new page, tag it for deletion. Assume good faith and consider leaving a message on that user's talk page to explain the reason. Post here only if the user has made several disruptive edits and/or persists despite a warning. Always avoid a revert war with the vandal; it is far better to wait until an admin has a chance to intervene.

Creating a new request — vandals
  1. Edit the Vandal issues section.
  2. At the top of the list, use the {{vandal|IP address or username here}} template. Provide a short and neutral summary of the issue.
Creating a new request — non-vandal cases (e.g. user issues, page protection/undeletion, etc.)
  1. Add a new section (+) to the page and enter an appropriate title (without using templates or links) in the subject field.
  2. In the edit field, enter a short and neutral summary of the issue. Use the {{user|ip address or username here}} template to refer to users involved with the case and provide links to important pages or edits.
As a sign of courtesy, also leave a message on the talk page of any involved user.
New account requests
Users will be unable to create an account via the login page until administrators have approved their username.
  1. Edit the New username section.
  2. At the bottom of the section, add a new comment with your desired username.
An administrator will get around to adding an exception for your chosen username within a few days.


[edit] Vandal issues

Starting with the most recent vandals.


[edit] New username

[edit] August 2014

I would like to create an account with the username Josseppie, thank you. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 173.216.17.110 (talk) at 03:38, 18 August 2014‎ (UTC).

Should be good to go, remember to sign comments with four tildes (~~~~) :D -Auron 04:52, 18 August 2014 (UTC)
Sorry, you'll have to make a new request again if you want to create an account using "Josseppie". --Silver Edge 00:34, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

I would like to use the username Limbo for a Wiki account. Will it be ok? --83.180.185.35 12:41, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Good to go, register as soon as possible so it doesn't get bumped off the whitelist of names -Auron 13:05, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
Thank you! --83.180.184.134 13:27, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
For the second time I've got the message Account Creation Disabled. --83.180.184.134 13:37, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
Whoops... very likely I fucked it up. Try again, hopefully it worked this time >.> (I'm awful at abusefilter, obviously) -Auron 14:02, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

jhorvath43 for my new account name, thanks. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 107.147.34.222 (talk) at 16:18, 26 August 2014 (UTC).

You should be able to create it now. --Silver Edge 00:34, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

I would like to create an account with the username Beliyah, thank you. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 217.191.178.149 (talk) at 09:02, 31 August 2014 (UTC).

Already added to the filter as of yesterday. -Chieftain Alex 09:56, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] September 2014

I would like to use sipowitz1 as a username for a new account please :) --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 86.31.58.186 (talk) at 14:20, 17 September 2014 (UTC).

Exception added for "Sipowitz1" (uppercase first letter since thats how account names work). -Chieftain Alex 18:34, 17 September 2014 (UTC)
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