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Semi-protect User talk:, User talk: and User talk:[change source]

Frequent vandalism. Nigos (talk · contribs) 12:14, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

Both only had one recent edit so don't qualify. -DJSasso (talk) 12:16, 14 November 2019 (UTC)
Same with the one you just added to the section header. We rarely protect unless a page is being hit multiple times by multiple editors during the same day or so. Especially talk pages. None of these qualify. -DJSasso (talk) 12:21, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

Request for page move help[change source]

Would someone mind moving Llullaico to Llullaillaco, please? That will get the page for this mountain under the proper title. I can't make the move since Llullaillaco already exists. (I've made it into a redirect already. I had created it not realizing the page already existed under the wrong name. Since then I merged my details and sources into the other page.) Desertborn (talk) 14:13, 22 November 2019 (UTC)

 Done by Macdonald-ross. Desertborn (talk) 15:55, 22 November 2019 (UTC)

Improvements to abuse filters[change source]

I think Special:AbuseFilter/2 needs to be updated match enwiki's filter:, and should be a disallow instead of a warn+tag. This should probably save a few seconds of trying to revert one's edit that the filter could easily handle.

Some other filters from enwiki I think that could help out are (Removal of article lead) and (section blanking). Zaxxon0 (talk) 22:43, 25 November 2019 (UTC)

& new_size > 10 shouldn't this be a less-than? Computer Fizz (talk) 08:26, 2 December 2019 (UTC)
We don't disallow those things because those are a very common practice in simplifying an article so it would lead to false positives. It is also why we tag & warn rather than disallow. -DJSasso (talk) 13:59, 3 December 2019 (UTC)

Please protect Alberto y Lost Trios Paranoias[change source]

Create multiple times. --轻语者 (talk) 00:22, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

Its a notable article so it shouldn't be protected. I would even go so far as to say some of those deletions might not have been super valid. The article wasn't all that complex. -DJSasso (talk) 14:13, 3 December 2019 (UTC)

Revision deletion[change source]

Please delete this page revision as it was copied from

Done. Chenzw  Talk  12:02, 5 December 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protection of Golden Age of India[change source]

I'm aware that many protection requests are declined because the vandalism is not severe enough, but I believe that the vandalism here is enough to warrant a protection, with just the recent vandalism spanning over the entire page in about 24 hours. Computer Fizz (talk) 22:01, 5 December 2019 (UTC)

I see the up-tick in activity, but I personally don't think it quite warrants a prot yet. Seems to be coming from the Los Angeles Unified School District IP addresses which means it may be a topic of current lesson plans there. Each burst of vandalism is typically limited in duration and I feel it's probably best handled by reverting, warning, and eventual blocking of the specific IPs. At least for now. I defer to the other sysops opinions as well. Operator873talkconnect 22:06, 5 December 2019 (UTC)
There's still many edits in a short period of time with all of them being vandalism. Infact when trying to make two different cleanup edits, the article was vandalized in between them. There also seems to be absolutely no sign of it stopping. Computer Fizz (talk) 22:10, 5 December 2019 (UTC)
I've continued to monitor the page. Activity seems to have stopped for today. However, I do note the activity as I said over the last 2 days. I'll add this page to my list and watch it over the coming days. For now, no action. Thank you @Computer Fizz: for the heads-up. Operator873talkconnect 22:53, 5 December 2019 (UTC)

Semi-Protection for User talk:[change source]

Semi-Protection for User talk:, this user cannot be unblocked without full reason, please, semiprotect this page now. --Luis2019-2 (talk) 13:58, 7 December 2019 (UTC)

No. Please leave it to administrators to judge the merits of an unblock request. Chenzw  Talk  14:00, 7 December 2019 (UTC)