Process/Administrators/volunteers

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Please note: this is not a "first come, first served" system. If volunteers have particularly needed skills, they may be made sysop before people who volunteered prior to them. Hint: tell us what you can do (languages, experience), because that helps us prioritize!

New Requests

  • User:White Master King It could help with translations from English to Spanish, also the fight against vandalism and protection of the pages, among other things that could be attributed, I have 2 years in WMF projects, I'm autopatrol and rollbacker in es.wiki and autopatrol in meta, Too am sysop and bureaucrat in a small wiki, I have half knowledge about MediaWiki, My languages ​​are: es-N and en-1. White Master King 18:30, 30 September 2011 (UTC)
    Translations of MediaWiki are at translatewiki:. ~~EBE123~~ talk

Contribs 09:49, 2 October 2011 (UTC)

Yes, but some things are not translated, are protected and also that translatewiki only, translates the interface, others (pages, discussion) no. White Master King 02:15, 3 October 2011 (UTC)
Hi white master king. I dont see edits on strategy from you, I would like to see you become familiar with strategy wiki and make more edits here before I consider your request. I welcome your help with translations, you can do that without sysop flag. I would leave your request open for now, and hope you become a little more active first. Please feel free to ping me again when you feel you have been active enough and I will reconsider your request. Thanks and please keep up the good work. Theo10011 11:15, 3 October 2011 (UTC)
Ok, then edit. :) White Master King 11:21, 3 October 2011 (UTC)
Satisfied with the user's activity level, hence closing the request as done. Theo10011 09:37, 7 October 2011 (UTC)
  • User:Érico Júnior Wouters I am an administrator at Wikipedia in Portuguese, a member of SWMT and autopatrol in meta. I wish I had the tools here to help fight vandalism. I translate articles from English into Portuguese. Thank you.Érico Júnior Wouters (talk) 00:46, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
    I am not a bureaucrat, but there is a clear note asking for no new requests. ~~EBE123~~ talkContribs 11:32, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
Hmm .. ok, just thought they needed help.Érico Júnior Wouters (talk) 21:10, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

Past Requests

  • User:.snoopy. I could help with maintance, protected templates/pages, cleaning up and fighting vandalism. I'm a Bureaucrat and sysop on meta and simple english wikipedia sysop on it.wiki. --.snoopy. 12:28, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
My languages: it-N,en-2 --.snoopy. 18:10, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
Hi .snoopy. - Thanks for volunteering! Please stick around and engage with the users on this wiki so that we know you have a feel for the community norms. Once we've seen how you fit in, I'll happily review you for sysop. ~Philippe (WMF) 18:12, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
ok, thanks a lot --.snoopy. 18:17, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
  • User:Vibhijain I am a temporary sysop {for 3 months, trying to be permanent}, IP Block Exempt and the third largest contributor to Sanskrit Wikipedia. I am a Online Volunteer of Wikimania 2011 and I can provide help with English, Hindi and Sanskrit. I would like to delete some proposals like Proposal:A Brazilian Portuguese Wikipedia {as it has been canceled by the Language Committee at Meta}, How to add link to the page, etc. and fight Vandalism. Vibhijain 10:15, 6 May 2011 (UTC)
Thank you for offering to help. As mentioned above you don't need sysop rights to help with translations. Considering your account is barely a couple of months old on Wikimedia projects, I would advise you to be patient and make yourself acquainted with the projects and the community. Thanks. Theo10011 11:23, 6 May 2011 (UTC)
  • User:Waihorace, a global rollbacker and sysop on zh.wikinews. zh-n, yue-n, en-2 can help with Chinese Work (such as Chinese comment translation). --Waihorace 07:19, 5 April 2011 (UTC)
Hi Waihorace, I know you're a GR and I'll be happy to grant you sysops on strategy wiki. But you don't really need sysop rights for translation work. You can do that as an editor. Strategy wiki is also not that active anymore, it's already opted-in for global set under SWMT. I'll be happy to grant you sysops if you would like to help out with general maintenance here. Thanks. Theo10011 19:29, 3 May 2011 (UTC)
I can help with gereral tasks. Thank you for your responce and I am sorry for my late reply. --Waihorace 12:19, 30 May 2011 (UTC)
Thank you for volunteering, Waihorace. However, as bureaucrats, we would like to inform you that there is no need for new sysops currently. We are not turning down your request, but just putting it on hold until it is really needed at another time. Thanks again. --Hydriz 13:57, 6 June 2011 (UTC)
I don't completely agree with that. I feel we need all the help we can get, is there any harm in having extra admins as long as they are trusted? Strategy wiki might get more active later. Theo is however correct that translators don't need admin privileges. Tempodivalse [talk] 19:45, 22 June 2011 (UTC)
  • User:TBloemink, rollbacker and reviewer on en.wikipedia and reviewer and autopatrol on simple.wikipedia. I'd like to become administrator here to help out with general maintenance, cleaning up and fighting vandalism (as member of the SWMT I see the recent changes through the IRC channel). Also this would be a great project to get used to sysop tools on WMF wiki's. My languages are nl-n and en-4. With best regards, TBloemink 08:24, 7 May 2011 (UTC)
I really think you should engage with the local community more to determine local standards... after a short period of active editing, I'm sure you'll be fine. ~Philippe (WMF) 20:12, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
Feel free to re-apply later TBloemink. :) Theo10011 20:54, 15 May 2011 (UTC)

I would help with deleting. I am an reviewer on en.wikibooks, autopatroller on meta, bureaucrat on incubator, and finally, rollbacker on * User:Katarighe, I am member of the SWMT on meta-wiki, and will combat vandalism, spamming and other activities as such. My languages are fr-2, en, simple, de-2, es-2 and nl-4. I know how to set up Abuse Filters and track down the spammers. Regards. --Katarighe 15:35, 26 November 2011 (UTC)

Nope, you won't get any buttons. What did I say to you earlier? I'm sorry I have to say this, but if you continue requesting tools on every wiki you see, I think I'll need to block you (and that's something I don't want to do). So *PLEASE* stop now. Trijnstel 22:12, 26 November 2011 (UTC)

Cleared requests

  • user:Abigor - Maintance, cleaning up, tools, mediawiki edits and fighting vandalism. Abigor 18:29, 16 August 2009 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done
  • User:HenkvD I want to use admin rights to be able to delete unused redirects etc. Most redirects are created by page moves, especially when I (and other) try to all keep all languages in line with the english pages. I have admin rights on nl.wikinews, actually I am burocrat over there. HenkvD 18:23, 22 August 2009 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done
  • user:Dedalus - I understand english, dutch, and on a basic level german and french. I'm an editor since 1 february 2005. I'm on internal. Dedalus 11:57, 24 August 2009 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done
  • Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton (on meta) , As I said to Philippe:
    • I'm volunteer of OTRS , Wikipedia-pt since 2007, Wikimedia Commons 2006-2007, Wikibooks. Currently I am committed to the project of the Wikimedia Brasil and Strategic Planning, I have studied free licenses. I know very well the vision of the Wikimedia Foundation, even had personal conversations with Jimmy Wales and the Kul Takanao Wadhwa. But never wanted to be an administrator of Wikipedia-pt then I have no specific expertise in this area. Yet this is a project I would like to support, and I'm Brazilian, so I know Portuguese, and I can give support in this area, my time zone is different :D and I can help streamline the processes. Yes check.svg Done
  • user:PauloHelene I am a beaurocrat of ko.wikia. It is a candidate of temperay wikimedia korea site. I just translate meta and strategy to korean. and backed up there. Actually, I preper historic articles to develop enhanced hangeul font.PauloHelene 15:23, 15 September 2009 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done
  • user:sj MediaWiki message edits and cleanup - I wanted to add useful links to the RC header today and fix the capitalization asymmetries in the sidebar and couldn't. Sj 02:53, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
    Ah, I see that stewards are invited to act as admins here. Ignore the last request then :) Sj 02:54, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done, to save you the trouble of flagging yourself. :) -- Philippe 01:01, 20 September 2009 (UTC)
  • user:Tempodivalse I'm a bureaucrat at simple.wikiquote and en.wikinews. I'd like to help out with cleanups, maintenance, antivandalism, interface edits etc. Thanks. Yes check.svg Done -- Philippe 02:32, 26 September 2009 (UTC)
  • WereSpielChequers I'm an admin on EN wiki but seem to bå spending more and more of my time here at the moment. I suspect we'll need some history merges done here soon. WereSpielChequers 19:45, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
Of course. I'm adding the sysop bit momentarily. Yes check.svg Done -- Philippe 15:26, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
  • User:Kwj2772 - I am an admin on Commons, kowikiquote. I've seen many abnormal translations in this wiki. To clean up, adminship is necessary. Thank you. Kwj2772 10:45, 10 October 2009 (UTC)
I'm adding the sysop bit momentarily. Yes check.svg Done -- Philippe 15:26, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
  • User:Bletilla I'd like to translate "We have some questions that need answers. Can you help?" at MediaWiki:Sitenotice/ja into Japanese but I can't do it because "no permission". How can I get it? --Bletilla 21:05, 1 November 2009 (UTC)
I've left a note on your user talk page for more information; however, regardless of that, you certainly qualify for admin here if you'd like it... -- Philippe 16:02, 2 November 2009 (UTC)
I forgot the response to you. I'd like to be an admin but I don't know how I can do it.--Bletilla 23:25, 9 November 2009 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done -- Philippe 14:35, 10 November 2009 (UTC)
  • User:Innv - maintance, editing mediawiki/gadgets & protected templates/pages, cleaning up and fighting vandalism/spam. I have sysop/crat access in some WMF wikis. Regards, – Innv | d | m: 01:05, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
Hi, Innv - thanks! What languages do you speak and at what levels? That could be really necessary... Thanks! ~Philippe 01:57, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
Hi! My languages: Russian - native/N; English intermediate (level 2) and also Ukrainian, Makedonian, Serbian - basic (level 1). Regards, – Innv | d | m: 07:32, 18 January 2010 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done

Thanks you --minhhuy*= 13:58, 3 June 2010 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done ~Philippe (WMF) 20:22, 3 June 2010 (UTC)
  • User:Jamesofur Mostly for maintenance and vandalism control with the high visibility at the moment because of the central notice and keeping an eye out over here anyway. An alternative would be to allow us to put the project into the Global Sysop group, won't need it then :) (it is not under the global sysops now because it has too many admins to be in automatically). Jamesofur 23:16, 30 June 2010 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done
  • User:Diego Grez Yeah, would like to help with vandalism cleanup, much like as I do on MediaWiki.org. Diego Grez 00:39, 1 July 2010 (UTC) Yes check.svg Done
  • User:Avicennasis To help out with page deletion and vandalism. :) Also a member of SWMT. I am an admin on ScoWp, in addition to being trusted with other rights on other WMF Wikis. Languages: en-N, simple-N, eo-2, sco-2, he-1. Thanks for your consideration. Avicennasis 15:53, 8 July 2010 (UTC)
  • User:Mentifisto - same reason as Jamesofur really, temporarily while highly susceptible. It would be more convenient than tagging etc. (which I've just been doing) - I'm also often online when the US is asleep. In addition, are there any templates to inform users of the project's scope? Mentifisto 09:39, 1 July 2010 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done ~Philippe (WMF) 16:19, 6 July 2010 (UTC) (and we use {{warning}} and {{blocked}} ~Philippe (WMF) 16:19, 6 July 2010 (UTC)
  • User:KrebMarkt With the Call for Action, non senses, spams, out of subject stuffs are heavy raining. Checking the Recent changes gives me Facepalm. I'm an old time participants of the Wikimedia Strategic Planning, keeping the store open even during the lowest attendance periods. --KrebMarkt 06:32, 4 July 2010 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done ~Philippe (WMF) 16:19, 6 July 2010 (UTC)
  • User:Hoo man While being in the IRC channel for the Small Wiki Monitoring Team I'm seeing ongoing vandalism over here. Because of this I would like to have the sysop rights for fighting vandalism. This would be may first sysop on an WMF wiki and I thing it would be a nice way to get into it.
Further I'm interested in the topic and I think, that many of the proposals over here are interesting and some could even save me a lot of time (especially the global watchlist).
My Languages: de-N; en-2; - Hoo man 23:05, 7 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done Willkommen! ;) Diego Grez 21:38, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Nemo: it-N, en-2. I'm sysop on it.wikiquote and Meta. I've been very active during the proposals submission period, then I had to reduce my activity on Wikimedia projects; in this moment I have a bit more time and I'm reading all the task forces content and so on (as well as recent proposals) so I will submit comments, correct typos, categorize and such as I did previously. I suppose that RC patrolling is not very needed here, but now I need sysop flag to correct/clean up pages that have been protected. Thank you, Nemo 03:36, 16 August 2010 (UTC). Yes check.svg Done
  • User:MC10: I would like to continue to fight vandalism here, as I do on enwiki and sometimes mediawiki. MC10 03:50, 3 November 2010 (UTC)
    • My languages are en-N, simple-N, and zh-2. MC10 04:36, 3 November 2010 (UTC)
      • I'm afraid this wiki is not that active anymore. But, considering you try to help wherever you go, and that adminship is not a big deal, consider this request Yes check.svg Done. Diego Grez 18:48, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
        • Thanks, Diego Grez. MC10 19:53, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
  • User:The ed17, I'll be around to help with vandalism and the like, e.g. [1]. Regards, Ed [talk] [en] 00:36, 12 March 2011 (UTC)
    • Done by Diego. ~Philippe (WMF) 02:14, 12 March 2011 (UTC)
      • Yes check.svg Done Actually that was me Pb :) [2] I left a message on ed's talk page User_talk:The_ed17 to put in a request afterwards for record and consistency . Later. Theo10011 12:35, 12 March 2011 (UTC)
  1. User:Hydriz I am a cross-wiki fighter of vandalism and I would like to help out here due to the persistent vandalism made by vandals. Hydriz 03:38, 14 March 2011 (UTC)
      • Yes check.svg Done
  • User:Teles - pt-N, en-3, es-2. Hello. I'm a global rollbacker, active member of the m:SWMT and a sysop of pt.wikipedia. I think the flag would be useful to stop persistent vandalism.” TeleS (T M @ C G) 01:19, 15 March 2011 (UTC)
  • User:Savh I am a GR, and can help around here a bit. Savh(es) 18:27, 15 March 2011 (UTC)
  • Wikitanvir (bn, en-3) — I'm an active SWMT member, and sysop on there content wikis. I'd love to help this wiki with mostly countervandalism. Thanks for your understanding. — Tanvir • 18:54, 15 March 2011 (UTC)
  • Pmlineditor I can already perform admin tasks with my GS right, just asking this for transparency, so that I can perform local non-emergency admin actions. Regards, Pmlineditor 15:28, 19 March 2011 (UTC)
  • User:Courcelles Admin on enwp, would be useful to be able to handle problems myself. Courcelles 11:13, 25 April 2011 (UTC)
    • Yes check.svg Done trusted admin from en.wp. Theo10011 19:24, 3 May 2011 (UTC)
  • Ruy Pugliesi: As an active member of the SWMT, I normally fight against vandalism and tag spam / out-of-scope content for quick-deletion on several projects (verify), and I am often on IRC in the related channels: cvn-sw, cvn-simplewikis. Once have time to patrol this wiki, I think it would be quit usefull to have admin rights here, because this permission should make general maintenance, as countervandalism and quick-deletion, easier and faster. As you can see, I have a lot of anti-vandalism experience as administrator on Portuguese Wikipedia (verify - contribs) and rollbacker on enwiki (verify - contribs), eswiki (verify - contribs), eswikt (verify - contribs) and simplewiki (verify - contribs). I've been nominating pages for deletions and reverting vandalisms here. So, I believe I can help a bit more having admin rights. Ruy Pugliesi 19:18, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
I really think you should engage with the local community more to determine local standards... after a short period of active editing, I'm sure you'll be fine. ~Philippe (WMF) 20:12, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
Ruy has been active on strategy wiki and Meta. He's familiar with sysop tools on another project. I believe he'll make a good admin here. Theo10011 20:34, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
Quite right, and my apologies. I withdraw my objection. ~Philippe (WMF) 20:37, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
    • Yes check.svg Done Per request. Theo10011 20:52, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
  • Beria - I'm an active editor since 2007, founding and board member of WMPT (since Sep 2009), one of the participants in WMBR chapter proposal, OTRS member, sysop in br.wikimedia.org and wikimedia.pt (chapters wikis), Commons and test wiki. I'm also involved in Iberocoop. My language skills: pt-N, en-2, es-2 (i also can understand French and Italian in written form, but can't speak those languages). Béria Lima msg 22:22, 8 June 2011 (UTC)
    • Yes check.svg Done Per request, trusted user who previously helped with translations, wants to help. Theo10011 22:32, 8 June 2011 (UTC)
  • Mono (talk) Looking to import pages from some other wikis, assorted maintenance as well. Mono 16:00, 21 June 2011 (UTC)
    • Yes check.svg Done Per request, helping out with main-page and imports. Theo10011 16:03, 21 June 2011 (UTC)
  • User:Axpde - I'm global sysop and already began to clean up some outdated pages or to harmonize some templates (see {{Sister projects}} and alike). Although local sysop is redundant to my global flag I'd like to have the "local legitimation" as well, particularly I'd like to request bureaucrat as well, as there are several rather inactive crats on strategy wiki. Regards Axpde 00:08, 28 August 2011 (UTC)
    • Yes check.svg Done Per request. Theo10011 16:40, 28 August 2011 (UTC)
  • User:Ebe123 – I would help with deleting. I am an reviewer on en.wikibooks, autopatroller on meta, bureaucrat on incubator, and finally, rollbacker on en.wikipedia. I am member of the SWMT, and will combat vandalism, spamming and other activities as such. My languages are fr, en, frc-2 (that I learned on incubator), and it-1. I know how to set up Abuse Filters and would be glad to do so. ~~EBE123~~ talkContribs 09:49, 2 October 2011 (UTC)
    • Yes check.svg Done Per request. Theo10011 11:06, 3 October 2011 (UTC)