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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.
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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 and any desired capitalization (e.g. "User:Guild Wars", "User:Guild wars", "User:GuildWars", and "User:Guildwars" will be different accounts). If your desired username starts with a letter, it will be capitalized.
An administrator will get around to adding an exception for your chosen username within a few days.


Vandal issues[edit]

Starting with the most recent vandals.

Vandal 98.215.193.216 (talkcontribs [deleted] • logsblock logabuse filter log)

Keeps creating spam pages. History of the ip is pretty telling if you check the logs.Durp da durp (talk) 21:53, 26 February 2018 (UTC)
Rainith helped take care of it. Thanks! G R E E N E R 22:08, 26 February 2018 (UTC)

Vandal 46.101.239.210 (talkcontribs [deleted] • logsblock logabuse filter log)

Same vandal as before, under yet another IP, has done the exact same edits to all the pages that were being reverted and inverted and whatnot last night, + vandalised Ruine's user page. Might be a good time to protect those pages in question in addition to blocking this IP. Jeree95 (talk) 13:21, 1 August 2015 (UTC)
Done, and thanks. G R E E N E R 14:00, 1 August 2015 (UTC)

Vandal 81.205.157.169 (talkcontribs [deleted] • logsblock logabuse filter log) IP volunteered, just fulfilling a wish. ;) Steve1 (talk) 19:29, 20 June 2016 (UTC)

Vandal 37.35.148.60 (talkcontribs [deleted] • logsblock logabuse filter log)

Vandalised numerous pages, even Greener's page. TikkaLeFem (talk) 23:56, 24 June 2017 (UTC)
Take care of, thank you. G R E E N E R 01:15, 25 June 2017 (UTC)


Ooze pit dungeon image[edit]

Ran Ooze pit today, saved the mini map for the fastest route through the dungeon.

My mini map and quickest route through the dungeon> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zrt65115hkjeb22/AAAzka8H64krUNNUT9MnGdtba?dl=0

Current Ooze pit images> https://wiki.guildwars.com/wiki/File:Ooze_Pit_Level_1.jpg

Thank you for capturing this image. I've currently uploaded it to File:Ooze Pit simple route.jpg and added it to the infobox. G R E E N E R 17:35, 18 January 2017 (UTC)


Norn Female Rit Armour[edit]

Hey again!

Just got new armour for my rit, dyed it white. Thought you might want the image.

Current Norn Female Rit Armour page > https://wiki.guildwars.com/wiki/Gallery_of_female_ritualist_Norn_armor

My image > https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zrt65115hkjeb22/AAAzka8H64krUNNUT9MnGdtba?dl=0

(boots are dyed black though)

Also the theres a black set in there. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 188.223.171.157 (talk) at 04:19, 20 January 2017‎ (UTC).

Too bad about the boots! A consistent set of pictures would also be lovely to have ("One of these things in not like the other..."). One of the goals of those pages is to set a high contrast between sections which can or cannot be dyed. The green in the first set of images does just that. Having black be the colour will end up hiding information from the players, even when used in the last set of images. :(
Thank you for the offer of those images, though! G R E E N E R 20:16, 20 January 2017 (UTC)

Remnant talk page in protected namespace[edit]

[[ArenaNet talk:List of personal GW ideas]] can be deleted as was its accompanying page. There is no other way for users to mark it for deletion. - Infinite - talk 14:12, 9 August 2017 (UTC)

Done. -Rainith (talk) 16:14, 9 August 2017 (UTC)

Bought Guild Wars Trilogy on steam and I'm trying to make a new account[edit]

I am just looking to make a new account for the game because I just got the Guild Wars Trilogy pack --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 47.42.147.224 (talk).

Hello! This is the Guild Wars Wiki, which is not connected to your Guild Wars account. While we are happy to allow you to create a wiki account, it won't be able to log you into the game itself. We recommend you visit the official website to register an account, or simply follow the instructions found on the log-in screen in-game to create an account to play Guild Wars. - Infinite - talk 12:27, 11 March 2018 (UTC)

*sigh* disgrunteled banned player[edit]

https://wiki.guildwars.com/wiki/Login_screen_announcements Perhaps protect it for now? Durp da durp (talk) 00:18, 19 April 2018 (UTC)

I'm a few hours late, but willing to bet they've exhausted themselves. Thanks for taking care of things. G R E E N E R 06:15, 19 April 2018 (UTC)