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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 (using four tildes: ~~~~) when posting an issue.

Before posting an issue here, please consider the following:

  • This page is for reporting wiki issues. Please post discussions on the talk page.
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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. If a user must be reported here, please use {{user}}, preferably as the topic subject/headline.

Please post new topics at the bottom of the page by clicking the "add topic" tab above.

Current issues


Re-protecting Undead page from IP edits[edit source]

Page protection on Undead page expired and was almost immediately met with the same repetitive vandalism from the same person. Unfortunately they've been doing this to a bunch of other pages, though Undead in particular is a primary focus and will likely need to be re-protected. Original request. Skylinerw (talk) 12:16, 11 November 2016 (UTC)

Cannot add links.[edit source]

Hello, I am trying to add links, but it is saying that what I am doing is harmful. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Minecraft Redstoning (talkcontribs) at 0:20, 16 November 2016 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

@Minecraft Redstoning: The abuse filter tends to be harsh on new users (to protect against spam accounts); once your account is 3 days old and you've made 10 edits it will ease up. In the meantime you could make small edits (that don't include links and the like). -Sonicwave (talk|c) 03:40, 16 November 2016 (UTC)

I wanted to live my dreams[edit source]

I know i'm a new user, but as I watched all (Some) userpages, I wanted to do that, but I have the same IP that i can't edit my userpage –Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Unregistered users can't have user pages, but you can create an account. The BlobsPaper.png 23:03, 16 November 2016 (UTC)

image signature[edit source]

ok, so i have been wondering how to put an image in my signature. when i try, (for example, EntitySprite|rabbit) it converts to SUBST:EntitySprite|rabbit and shows up as
. any way to fix this? Redrooey
18:39, 22 November 2016 (UTC)

You can't use templates in signatures, but you can use [[File:Rabbit.png|16px|link=]], which produces Rabbit.png. The BlobsPaper.png 23:06, 22 November 2016 (UTC)
like this? Redrooey Totem of Undying.png Black & White Rabbit.png 14:42, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Yes. The BlobsPaper.png 15:43, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Blocks[edit source]


I need an reply-- 16:10, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
Please stop using all caps and making demands. It's rude. Harassing people is explicitly against the rules, as well, and repeatedly doing it is **definitely** a good reason for a block.
The word is "unnecessary".
No-one on the wiki can "change your IP". Your IP address is an indication of where your computer or phone is on the internet at any given time; it's assigned by internet service providers. If you want to use the IP address (there is no reason anyone should care about this, by the way), you have to go back to that same computer or device, at that same location, and hope that the numbers weren't re-assigned in the meantime. There is no guarantee. See also wikipedia:IP_addressSealbudsman talk/contr 21:24, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
Dangit... Edit conflict with basically the same response. —DarkShadowTNT NL Admin (tc) 21:37, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
Neither of those IPs have ever been blocked as far as I can see, and they are clearly not blocked right now, since you're editing. So what are you complaining about? MajrTalk
01:07, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
So.. you are saying that they block me because other users use my IP, am i correct?-- 21:34, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
He's saying you're not blocked at all, and you never have been. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 21:58, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
By the way, why not get a username? You edit a lot. There's no downside, and also people can recognize you, it's a good community thing. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 22:17, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
Lightbulb.-- 16:56, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Ya like my username?-- 16:58, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Doesn't work-- 17:00, 30 November 2016 (UTC) 17:02, 30 November 2016 (UTC) The four tidles mean just an test

Usernames don't work[edit source]

How do you put an username in your anonymous user? –Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) at 12:05, November 30, 2016 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

You don't. You want to go to https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/index.php?title=Special:CreateAccount, to create an account, and log in, if you want your own username, talk page, and all that. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 18:40, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Are you using a shared (e.g. library, school) computer? If so, the IP may be being used by different users. -- 18:17, 11 March 2017 (UTC)

Hardness information in infobox is gone[edit source]

As the title says, the hardness information in the infobox for blocks is gone. It was usually always there, but since, as far as I know, it is gone since at least today, right at the moment when I needed it to create a mod... :P What happened to it? —DarkShadowTNT NL Admin (tc) 21:11, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

It looks like it was removed back in July after some discussion on the talk page. Not entirely sure I agree with removal of the field, but that's why it was removed. It looks like Hardness redirects to a table with the same values (though, I'm not sure how up-to-date it is).
Though if you're writing a mod, the information is available on blocks themselves (Block.getBlockHardness() exists, though it's deprecated; there's some IBlockProperties method that you can use to get it as well (which should work with a block state)). This isn't the best place to talk about that though. --Pokechu22 (talk) 21:29, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
It was removed because it's already on the page. Look at the table to the left of the infobox on any block page. MajrTalk
01:03, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for explaining, Pokechu22 and Majr. —DarkShadowTNT NL Admin (tc) 07:47, 27 November 2016 (UTC)

Edit not allowed on Painting[edit source]

I was trying to edit the Painting article since I spotted a statement intended to be fact that was inaccurate. Here is the original:

A painting of the main character of the classic Atari game International Karate (the Karateka character had white hair, this one clearly has black hair) fighting a large hand. It could also be interpreted as the two hands touching as seen in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel painting. This is also in Super Smash Bros (SSB for short) A fighter fighting the Master Hand.

The concern here is "This is also in Super Smash Bros (SSB for short) A fighter fighting the Master Hand" which is a similarity, but has no evidence supporting it. I tried to Remove it, but was not allowed to. Here is the message I recieved when I tried to save the page:

Your action has been automatically identified as harmful, and therefore disallowed. A brief description of the matched abuse rule for your action is: Global AF - New user adding link at end or in heading If you believe your edit was constructive, please post a message on the admin noticeboard or notify an admin directly

If you believe that my change was not constructive I would be happy to accept that, but I believe the automated system is mistaken.

As I was here I also changed a small part about the Skull on Fire painting, but I removed this and tried again so I don't think it matters. If the summary is able to change the result, here is the summary I wrote:

Removed statement that the Pointer painting is related to Super Smash Bros. Added information about the Skull in painting Skull on Fire being set in Minecraft

This is my first time editing a page, so maybe I made a mistake. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Camersauce (talkcontribs) at 23:57, 30 November 2016 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Abuse filters block edits that may be unconstructive. However, abuse filters will ignore autoconfirmed users. Because of this, I have done the edit as you described. The BlobsPaper.png 01:15, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Trying to add Console Edition info[edit source]

I was trying to add some new information to the End City page, due to the upcoming Console Edition update. More specifically, I was trying to update the History section of the page, and found that I could not add a section labelled "Upcoming Console Edition" using the wikitext. I was reproducing the format used by the Upcoming Pocket Edition section, but it seems to not function with Upcoming Console Edition.

Where it says "console upcoming", it shows red text, as if it's the wrong format. The words "Added end cities" appears where the version should be, and nothing appears where the text "Added end cities" should be.

{{History|console upcoming - should say "Upcoming Console Edition}} {{History||xbox=TU46|xbone=CU35|wiiu=Patch 13|ps=1.38|Added end cities. - Should say version information.}} –Preceding unsigned comment was added by MrChill519 (talkcontribs) at 18:11, December 2, 2016 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

@MrChill519: The Console Edition update is a little ways off, and therefore there is currently not enough details to support a change to End Cities or the Console Edition history page. When more details are given on the subject, rest assured the page(s) will be updated. Hope I helped you out some. Thanks, Maethoredhel (talk) 01:17, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
@MrChill519: I've done that to, but it didn't work –Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) at 17:47, 03 December 2016 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Kooldude99 (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalism. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 02:00, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

@Sealbudsman: Majr blocked him.
 Done here. Maethoredhel (talk) 00:54, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Error with file uploading.[edit source]

An error is occuring that prevents me from uploading files. I believe this is the best place to fix it, thank you. c: ZidaneRobbie (talk) 21:08, 6 December 2016 (UTC) Error Log:

Exception encountered, of type "InvalidArgumentException" [8a0a6e5470ec21d35934dfc9] /Special:Upload InvalidArgumentException from line 246 of /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/Message.php: $key must be a string or an array Backtrace:

  1. 0 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/GlobalFunctions.php(1391): Message->__construct(NULL, array)
  2. 1 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/context/RequestContext.php(457): wfMessage(NULL, ApiMessage)
  3. 2 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/specialpage/SpecialPage.php(705): RequestContext->msg(NULL, ApiMessage)
  4. 3 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/specials/SpecialUpload.php(697): SpecialPage->msg(NULL, ApiMessage)
  5. 4 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/specials/SpecialUpload.php(472): SpecialUpload->processVerificationError(array)
  6. 5 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/specials/SpecialUpload.php(206): SpecialUpload->processUpload()
  7. 6 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/specialpage/SpecialPage.php(479): SpecialUpload->execute(NULL)
  8. 7 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/specialpage/SpecialPageFactory.php(576): SpecialPage->run(NULL)
  9. 8 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/MediaWiki.php(282): SpecialPageFactory::executePath(Title, RequestContext)
  10. 9 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/MediaWiki.php(745): MediaWiki->performRequest()
  11. 10 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/includes/MediaWiki.php(519): MediaWiki->main()
  12. 11 /home/hydra/stable_public_html/index.php(43): MediaWiki->run()
  13. 12 {main}

WHY[edit source]

WHY DID U PROTECTED XBOX 360 ISSUES AND THE TALK PAGE?!?!?!-- 21:28, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

Because of people being dumb and reporting bugs there. -Xbony2 (talk) 22:26, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
Also because there is a bug tracker - and the Wiki is not that. Basically, what Xbony2 said. Maethoredhel (talk) 22:34, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
I'm anonymous from... OH!!! I CAN"T REPLY IT!-- 19:46, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
You again? Haha. I met you on User talk:Goandgoo. You're anonymous from the bug tracker. If a page is protected, it's probably because the admins knew what they were doing. Maethoredhel (tc) 19:51, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
Can you report bugs when anonymous? –Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) at 21:55, 07 December 2016 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~
No. You have to create an account. Maethoredhel (tc) 22:00, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
Note that when creating an account, it asks for a "Full Name", but this does not actually need to be your real name. The only purpose of that field is to set a display name instead of a login name. It is completely acceptable to do this, so if that's your reason for not creating an account, you don't need to worry about it. --Pokechu22 (talk) 22:02, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

Also note that if you accidentally input your real name without having seen what Pokechu22 said, it is always changeable from your Account Settings. Therefore, having said all of this, create an account there and report the bug(s) you found. (If you found any - unclear in your original statement). Maethoredhel (tc) 22:08, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

PGN4life (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Is he anonymous?-- 20:30, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

I wouldn't know. Is it your account? Maethoredhel (tc) 20:34, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
No-- 20:44, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
As for edits, PGN4life (talkcontribslogsblock log) only made one, and it was reverted by AttemptToCallNil (talkcontribslogsblock log). If you haven't created an account yet, I encourage you to do so. Also, if you post a username here, it's generally because you are asking the admins to block that account (reasons for this vary, vandalism, spam, etc). Maethoredhel (tc) 20:50, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
Ooh-- 22:02, 7 December 2016 (UTC) I will not demand admins to block him (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalism The BlobsPaper.png 04:16, 8 December 2016 (UTC)

User Page Dispute (Resolved)[edit source]

Rip off from AndrewAB-- 23:31, 8 December 2016 (UTC)

How do you know?
Also, please use the Show preview button to avoid making mistakes. The BlobsPaper.png 23:49, 8 December 2016 (UTC)
This user likes to play on Normal.

And saying trivia without saying "Faclects"

The zombie is in there instead of the sword -- 00:01, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

Can someone just block him???-- 00:37, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
Seriously? This is insane. I apologize for not browsing user pages in the intent of finding non-copyrighted material in order to complain on the admin noticeboard that I dislike this or that user and want him blocked... why, I don't know. Wait a minute, aren't you a random IP? What kind of user rights or privileges do you have to ask the admins to block me? Nevertheless, on what basis are you asking for a block? A silly piece of userbox content that you complain you cannot have; simply because you're too reluctant to make an account and quit badgering everyone! Perhaps, though, it's a portion of user page content that you believe violates a rule that is non-existent. I am amazed, and I do apologize to AndrewAB for not noticing that out of 274+ other people, his user page happened to look all-too-much-the-same compared to mine. Maethoredhel (tc) 01:01, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
Going further, I suspect that your comments, including the section below, may be enough to warrant me to ping Majr. I'm rather speechless as to how you went from asking me about userboxes, to going to the noticeboard in the mindset of having me blocked. Maethoredhel (tc) 01:06, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
Other than containing userboxes, I see no substantial similarity between their user pages. Reporting users here without cause is a form of harassment, prohibited by rule #3, and will lead to a block if it continues. -- Orthotopetalk 01:23, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
 Resolved. Thank you for intervening. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 03:48, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
Having userboxes isn't an issue; many people have them on their user pages. Even if there was substantial similarity, the CC license on the wiki allows reuse and modification of anyone's contributions. -- Orthotopetalk 06:15, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

Excuse me? Some problem with me? -- AndrewAB (talk|contr)AndrewAB.png 10:02, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

It's a [rather silly] conspiracy that you and Maethoredhel are the same person. Little do they know I'm actually Maethoredhel and you are Majr. -Xbony2 (talk) 12:02, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
Xmas chest.png
Achievement get!
Conspiracy Theorist

Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 16:18, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

I'm telling Majr about this. Can someone tell me what is happening please? -- AndrewAB (talk|contr)AndrewAB.png 16:21, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

Random IP wanted me blocked because our pages both have user boxes (removed my user boxes to prevent any future repeats of this silly ordeal). Plus, I think it's a good idea to have Majr's opinion on this. It's weird enough my name is on the noticeboard. Random is wrong, and was warned for harassment by Orthotope; everyone else is right in joking about it. It's rather silly to report a user who's been constructive and helpful to the Wiki. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 16:54, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
Thank you! And to all who sorted this out! -- AndrewAB (talk|contr)AndrewAB.png 18:28, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

ALWAYSFF (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Funny username-- 23:44, 8 December 2016 (UTC)

Weird usernames are not a reason for a block; the user is not hurting the wiki. The BlobsPaper.png 23:49, 8 December 2016 (UTC)

Add "Winter style" gadget[edit source]

  1. Go through the links and read the instructions: ru:Special:Gadgets/export/winter
  2. You can also move or copy manually some descriptions in different languages. ru:Special:PrefixIndex/MediaWiki:Gadget-winter/

Discussed on the community portal. Minecraft_Wiki_talk:Community_portal#Winter_style.
You understand me? (translated use Yandex.translate) — Ivan-r ru.Wiki Admin 19:00, 9 December 2016 (UTC)

Can't edit my user profile or comment[edit source]

Hi, I can't edit my user profile for some reason. I am allowed to edit other pages, but when I edit my user profile my profile still says my username profile is blank and click to edit. I am on a mobile device. It says at the bottom that my edit was a success. I can't comment either. It says I don't have permission and to make sure I have validated my email address. When I click on the link it says my email address has been validated. I have been recieveing emails as normal about the pages I am watching. Cherryblossom000 (talk) 06:46, 10 December 2016 (UTC)

Try it on desktop for one thing, although I don't think it will change anything. It might because you have a small amount of edits. You could just make your regular user page your main user page in the preferences though (which I personally prefer/recommend, I think of the user profile as a global default meant to be overwritten on each wiki). -Xbony2 (talk) 13:15, 10 December 2016 (UTC)
Actually, you are correct. Adding comments does not work on the mobile version.
@Cherryblossom000: Do try using the desktop; editing a profile is not like editing a normal page. The BlobsPaper.png 14:44, 10 December 2016 (UTC)

Thanks Blobs2, I tried it on desktop and it worked! Cherryblossom000 (talk) 22:00, 10 December 2016 (UTC)

LillianDavis (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

User profile spam. -Xbony2 (talk) 11:12, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

JonathanDevine (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

User profile spam, including advertising of companies. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 15:06, 16 December 2016 (UTC)

 Important Blocked users can still edit their profile. The BlobsPaper.png 15:22, 16 December 2016 (UTC)

Offensive Username/Vandalism[edit source]

Administrators, please take notice immediately. Vandal moved Banner to Minecraft Wiki:Banner and carries an offensive username. These changes have been reverted by BDJP007301; however, the user in question is not blocked. Please check the move logs for the specific username and take action as soon as possible. Thanks, Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 18:54, 21 December 2016 (UTC)

 Resolved by Orthotope. Thanks, Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 20:08, 21 December 2016 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

User vandalized Dragon's Breath. Administrators, please check the diff for an exact description. Thanks, Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 02:56, 22 December 2016 (UTC)

 Resolved by Orthotope. Many thanks. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 03:02, 22 December 2016 (UTC)

Possible vandal:[edit source]

Title says it all. The edit they made on 1.0.0 was minor, but I'd like to see the user watched for a while at the very least. RA3236 (talk) 08:41, 23 December 2016 (UTC) seems to be another vandal. RA3236 (talk) 09:44, 23 December 2016 (UTC)

IP Talk Page Dispute[edit source]


See here-- 18:40, 26 December 2016 (UTC)
I changed the title because I don't like my name on the Admin noticeboard. As far as I know, it does not belong in the title. However, I will revert my edit and remember this conversation for future reference. Thanks, Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 22:10, 26 December 2016 (UTC)
There's certainly no rules outlawing IPs having talk pages; there's hundreds of IP talk pages on this wiki alone (mostly just warnings and rubbish, but still). Anonymous accounts having user pages is however unconventional; ultimately if you really want to establish yourself here you should make an account, although I don't see it as a major crime myself if you can't. -Xbony2 (talk) 20:46, 26 December 2016 (UTC)
I would think IP user pages should not be allowed, as IP addresses change, and they can't move pages. The BlobsPaper.png 01:30, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

Not constructive work[edit source]

WHY THE ACTION THAT I WANT TO DO IS DISSALOWED?!?!?!??!-- 18:38, 27 December 2016 (UTC)

New calendar icon?[edit source]

I made this for the Wiki after I saw the one on the front page is from the Russian wiki:


Let me know if you're going to use it! Invicon Command Block.gif DigiDuncan! (talk) Grid Blue Floppy Disk (ComputerCraft).png 22:40, 27 December 2016 (UTC)

Redicted to this page when attempting to add a link.[edit source]

Was going to add a YouTube link on the Herobrine suggesting edit pages at the bottom, same section asking for the stream link by making minor changes to ask for the full stream and adding a link to a clipped section of the stream, showing the exact moment with what had happened. (The audio however hadn't survived.) Was denied and linked to this page. (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalizing this page o-o -Xbony2 (talk) 21:51, 28 December 2016 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalism. The BlobsPaper.png 01:47, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

Cannot correct the sounds.json page[edit source]

I found there are some mistakes in the sounds.json page.

Shulker box sounds used the block folder not entity folder, and stray sounds used the mob/stray folder not mob/husk folder.
Please look at Line 204 and Line 822.

After I edited and clicked save, a warning appeared:
An automated filter has detected an unwanted word in your edit. As a new user, your action has been disallowed.
If you believe your edit was constructive, please post a message on the admin noticeboard or notify an admin directly.

Did I type any sensitive words? YutaYamamoto212 (talk) 05:08, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

Try waiting until you are autoconfirmed. However, an admin can do the edit for you. The BlobsPaper.png 03:11, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

I found the sensitive words, it is "block (slash) shulker_box."
I have correct the stray sound file names.
Can an admin help correct the shulker box file names? It is at Line 204.
YutaYamamoto212 (talk) 05:07, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

CalledSupD (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalism. The BlobsPaper.png 04:54, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

Totem of Undying[edit source]

High traffic page. Please semi-protect it. The BlobsPaper.png 17:06, 31 December 2016 (UTC)

 Resolved, by Goandgoo-- 15:58, 4 January 2017 (UTC)

AirportTransfer (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

User advertising. The BlobsPaper.png 19:47, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

Does that means funny/unneceptable username? or maybe other thing?-- 00:40, 4 January 2017 (UTC)
I mean using their profile for advertising. See MCW:Wiki rules#5. The BlobsPaper.png 01:16, 4 January 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Spam/editing talk page comments. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 21:38, 5 January 2017 (UTC)

The user is also changing the name of this section to avoid getting blocked. Admins, take action immediately. The BlobsPaper.png 23:02, 5 January 2017 (UTC)
Resolved by Majr. Many thanks, and my apologies for the massive disruption of this page's edit history. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 00:39, 6 January 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Editing the Admin noticeboard with malevolent intent. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 01:38, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

Resolved by Majr. Maethoredhel (tcLogs) 17:34, 7 January 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Rule#2 Spam. The BlobsPaper.png 17:21, 7 January 2017 (UTC) on Dragon's Breath[edit source]

Put an unknown image and slime with chicken. Semi-protect that page and block that user-- 20:01, 10 January 2017 (UTC)

It appears that this user vandalized two pages. Just block their IP address. The BlobsPaper.png 20:19, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
How an anonymous user can block anonymous users?-- 18:47, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
Blobs2 was not suggesting you block them, he was suggesting that an admin block them. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 18:49, 11 January 2017 (UTC)

Anonymous users and registered users alike cannot block other users without being in the Administrator group. There are several other groups that allow user blocks, but generally "administrator" is the most common. In addition, unless you are logged in and are an administrator, you cannot block anyone. — Maethoredhel (TalkContribsLogs) 18:51, 11 January 2017 (UTC)

Who is following my Vandal report and my semi-protect for Dragon's Breath?-- 19:22, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Likely, no admin took any action because none was needed. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 22:01, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
The person stopped editing, so we don't need to block them. The BlobsPaper.png 02:22, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
Everyone revert IP edits. Please semi-protect that page-- 19:07, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
Actually, you are right. The page has receiving frequent vandalism lately. Can an admin semi protect it? The BlobsPaper.png 19:21, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
Thanks, Blobs2!-- 19:29, 19 January 2017 (UTC)
Is it just me or no admin takes action on IP requests (No offense)-- 21:55, 30 January 2017 (UTC)


It is weird. The vandalism continues, one of which was reverted by Orthotope. The BlobsPaper.png 22:14, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

There is nothing to be done. That page is not being vandalised particularly frequently, no more so than any other page. The particular user you singled out made a few edits and left, there's no point blocking them unless they come back with the same IP. MajrTalk
02:48, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

Maryhunt (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Rule#5: Advertising. The BlobsPaper.png 04:39, 11 January 2017 (UTC)

Cravenandhargreaves (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Rule #5: Advertising. — Maethoredhel (TalkContribsLogs) 15:27, 13 January 2017 (UTC)

General discussion regarding Cymonah2[edit source]

Hallo! I wanted to bring this page to attention as it seems to hold some importance in regards to a user we harbor. I am not by any means seeking to offend, harass, or otherwise bring down Cymonah2 (talkcontribslogsblock log), but this Wikipedia page seems to hold a great deal of importance. For reference: wp:Sockpuppet investigations/Cymonah2. It would seem that this is the same user, as the somewhat unintelligible English within their edits match that of which can be found on Wikipedia under the same name. Additionally, the case was closed only two days ago, meaning that this is all fairly recent. I have a suspicion regarding a previous user that was here on the wiki about a year ago, by the name of CreeperFan2016. The reason for this being that Cymonah2, in the History section of their userpage, states "CreeperFan2016 Now Buy The Full Game". I wish to publicly ask Cymonah2 if the Wikipedia case is indeed them, and if they have ever had any previous affiliation with the Minecraft Wiki under any username. Regards, — Maethoredhel (TalkContribsLogs) 15:42, 14 January 2017 (UTC)

Pardon the expression, but I generally feel that this editor is following a pattern of wp:Disruptive editing. I commented on his talk page with a welcome, and he afterwards blanked the page and added other things back in. Additionally, this editor has made several other unnoticed modifications to other users' talk pages, which can be verified by checking Special:Contributions/Cymonah2. — Maethoredhel (TalkContribsLogs) 16:03, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
(edit conflict) The user also uploaded three images without using them. I have marked two of them for deletion, and I should probably do the same for the third. I have put a message on their talk page, so we should wait for a response before blocking them. The BlobsPaper.png 16:13, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Further evidence against him: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Cymonah2&diff=prev&oldid=750022011. There is clearly a pattern, checking this diff here on the Minecraft Wiki. — Maethoredhel (TalkContribsLogs) 16:16, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Actually, checking the upload log, they uploaded a lot of images without using the images. The BlobsPaper.png 16:48, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Might as well, they've been blocked multiple times and just continue to make useless, nonsensical edits (even when they're blocked, thanks to user profiles...). MajrTalk
10:59, 16 January 2017 (UTC)

Lisaguinan[edit source]

profile spam again

Possible copyright violation[edit source]

I was creating a new page to describe the Seed Picker, an exclusive feature of Pocket Edition that lets users create a world from pre-selected seeds obtained from user-generated content on (I think) Xbox Live. The UI displays thumbnails of the generated worlds, so I uploaded the images (which turned out to be full-size images, not thumbnails) to display in a table or gallery and marked them as Mojang-copyrighted since I uploaded them from a game folder. However, on further investigation I discovered that the game downloads these images from a Microsoft server (https://ugcorigin.s-microsoft.com), so now I'm concerned that these may be copyrighted by Microsoft instead in which case we can't use them on the wiki if I'm not mistaken. The files are:

I'm bringing this to Admin attention so you can delete them if you agree that we can't use them. – Auldrick (talk · contribs) 16:29, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

Minecraft screenshots are freely usable on this wiki. Just make sure to put {{license Mojang}} on the file pages, move the files to more descriptive names, and use the files on pages. The BlobsPaper.png 17:03, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
Please rename the files, the current names are meaningless and way too long (72 characters without extension.) --AttemptToCallNil, previously known as GreenStone (report bug, view backtrace) 17:30, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
Since Auldrick uploaded the files and knows what they are, he/she should be the one to move the files. The BlobsPaper.png 18:51, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

 DoneAuldrick (talk · contribs) 20:30, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

1.12[edit source]

Anonymous users posting spam and unsourced information. Page needs to be semi protected. The BlobsPaper.png 01:51, 24 January 2017 (UTC)

Minecraft Forum News RSS feed update[edit source]

Could an admin update the link in MediaWiki:Rss Whitelist to "http://www.minecraftforum.net/news.rss"? The current link seems to have been changed and no longer works. -Sonicwave (talk|c) 01:53, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

 Done MajrTalk
07:04, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

New administrator on Russian Minecraft Wiki[edit source]

BloodCaster of the Russian Minecraft Wiki has been promoted there by AttemptToCallNil to an administrator after a discussion (link, logs). I request promoting BloodCaster to a “director” on this, English wiki (he was already added by AttemptToCallNil here); that will allow him to participate in inter-section talks at Minecraft Wiki talk:Directors should they require him. — NickTheRed37 (issues’ wall) 14:14, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

 Support The BlobsPaper.png 15:09, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
That’s not something to be voted for or against, that’s a standard procedure. — NickTheRed37 (issues’ wall) 13:33, 27 January 2017 (UTC)
Majr or Dinoguy1000: Can one of you promote the user. The BlobsPaper.png 22:43, 27 January 2017 (UTC)

 Done. MajrTalk
07:04, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
Thanks. — NickTheRed37 (issues’ wall) 13:54, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

More file blacklisting[edit source]

There are images with the prefix "Screen shot", which currently are not blacklisted. The BlobsPaper.png 22:57, 26 January 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalism. The BlobsPaper.png 04:19, 28 January 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Vandalism. The BlobsPaper.png 04:27, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

Cheriehebb (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Advertising on their profile. The BlobsPaper.png 04:29, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

No longer official[edit source]

For a long time now, https://minecraft.net/en-us/help/ has considered this wiki an UNOFFICIAL HELP RESOURCE, but it is still labelled as an "Official Wiki" on the top left, on the Gamepedia bar. Maybe an admin and/or Curse should consider removing that, since it is kind of screwed up to trick readers into thinking this is official. OSX Plays (talk) 19:55, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

From 2011 to 2016, this wiki (along with the forums) was listed as an "official resource" at http://www.minecraft.net/community. My guess is that they changed this section during the site redesign because someone at Microsoft insisted that any site not owned and controlled by Microsoft can't be listed as 'official'. If this really bothers you that much, get a public statement from someone at Mojang about it, and then contact Curse directly; admins here can't change the Curse toolbar. -- Orthotopetalk 21:05, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

‎159.180.69.* IP Range and[edit source]

There have been numerous instances of vandalism by multiple IP addresses coming from the same IP range: 159.180.69.*. The vandalism campaign started with, then (though their only edit did contribute to the page), and finally as (who also vandalized the same page in the same way as .31). Furthermore, there was another recent rogue edit to the Lava page by ‎, which belongs to the same service provider and region as the other IP's. From this information, it seems all of these edits were made by the same user. I'd suggest a temporary ban from editing on those IP ranges. Jocopa3 (talk) 21:17, 3 February 2017 (UTC)

159.108.69.* seems to be some sort of proxy or accelerator, as there are quite a few different IPs going through it. Only and seem to be the same user, as they have the same IP address behind the proxy. MajrTalk
23:46, 3 February 2017 (UTC)

Abuse filter needed[edit source]

Lots of unregistered users making edits like this one, which are likely people editing for the sake of editing. These edits serve no purpose and just clutter the recent changes. We need an abuse filter that prevents them. The BlobsPaper.png

Adding to Stronghold Structure Blueprints[edit source]

When going ahead and adding the Straight Staircase to the Minecraft_Wiki:Projects/Structure_Blueprints/Stronghold page, changing
"=== Straight Staircase === \n Work in progress!! \n //layered blueprint stuff}}"
"{{LoadPage|Minecraft Wiki:Projects/Structure Blueprints/Stronghold/Straight Staircase|Straight Staircase|h3}}"
the new user filter blocks me as I was "deleting" a section, when really changing the section to include Minecraft_Wiki:Projects/Structure_Blueprints/Stronghold/Straight_Staircase in the page. So, if anyone can edit it, that be nice.

 Done by JEC6789. The BlobsPaper.png 05:02, 6 February 2017 (UTC)

Blocked from creating new pages[edit source]

Hi admins, I'm a new user of this Gamepedia and I was hoping to expand on the Thaumcraft pages. I'm trying to create new pages like the Thaumonomicon and an automatic filter directed me to voice this concern to this noticeboard. Help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! --SirMoogle (talk) 20:47, 7 February 2017 (UTC)

The abuse filters are set up so that it is very difficult for new users to create pages. Try creating the page again once you are autoconfirmed. The BlobsPaper.png 23:00, 7 February 2017 (UTC)

 Resolved. Thanks for the info. --SirMoogle (talk) 00:04, 8 February 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Crude humor, I also caught him saying to Maethoredhel "go away" Seriously, that's crude humor-- 20:33, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

There have been no edits from that IP since it was blocked over a month ago. I see no current issue that needs to be addressed here. --Orthotopetalk 20:42, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
Orthotope said it well - that IP was blocked a month ago, and hasn't bothered the Wiki since. — Maethoredhel (TalkContribsLogs) 01:03, 22 February 2017 (UTC) (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit source]

Request IP block for constant vandalism. DSquirrelGM

03:29, 10 February 2017 (UTC)

The person just stopped vandalizing, so they don't need a block. Also, please use "Add topic". The BlobsPaper.png 04:33, 10 February 2017 (UTC)

Hungary Wiki[edit source]

Dear admin team! I don't know, that you know, but lots of deficiencies and should be deleted page in hungarian language wikipedia. I'm trying to do, but I can't delete the pages, and the hungarian bureaucrat and admins offline. Therefore I would ask to you, that you can give me admin? --GDK555 (talk) 15:54, 14 February 2017 (UTC)

If an entire wiki needs to be deleted, contact Curse, not an admin. The BlobsPaper.png 18:49, 14 February 2017 (UTC)
Blobs2, you are taking it wrong. The Hungarian user wants to delete pages on that wiki, not the wiki itself: that would seem absurd, although the activity is quite low.
GDK555, I can’t speak for admins here, since I’m not one of them (even more, I’m not an active editor of this wiki, mostly working on the Russian one), but, if you will prove yourself as a capable and responsible participant of the Hungarian wiki who can be trusted, you may become an administrator and try to make your wiki prosper even more, although the Hungarian community is quite small. — NickTheRed37 (talk) 16:22, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

Edit warring on Renewable resource[edit source]

Lots of users removing content without explanation, then removing it again after their edit is reverted. A two-week protection should solve the problem. The BlobsPaper.png 03:57, 22 February 2017 (UTC)

I should note here that in the specific edit which I reverted, which a user reverted back, that user was correct, I was mistaken. It was correct to remove that PE table row about the Purpur block related items, because of the 1.0 update to the game. Maybe someone can double check me on that.
However, yes there are a heck of a lot of others where nobody seems to be explaining their deletions. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 04:57, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
Chorus trees are renewable, but they must be planted on end stone, which is not renewable because respawning the ender dragon requires non-renewable glass. Glass is only renewable with trading, which Pocket Edition doesn't have. The BlobsPaper.png 15:24, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
Actually, the edit warring has ended automatically, so we do not need to protect the page. The BlobsPaper.png 01:43, 23 February 2017 (UTC)

Profile spamming[edit source]

There are some user using their profile to spam, such as Claudiaprana, LaffertyGallagherAndScottLLC and AramiLawOfficePC.Is there any way to stop them?SteveZihang zh.Patroller Book and Quill.png 12:19, 27 February 2017 (UTC)

Nope. User profiles have been a spam magnet since they were added, and since they're not real edits they are completely uncontrollable. Even blocking them doesn't prevent them from editing their profiles, which is why we usually don't bother now. MajrTalk
08:15, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Possible vandalism[edit source]

Insxndis (talkcontribslogsblock log) has been making possibly malicious edits. Please watch for this user and block them if necessary. The BlobsPaper.png 17:58, 4 March 2017 (UTC)

Error message when uploading a file[edit source]

On the Talk:Woodland_mansion#Found_a_room_that.27s_not_on_the_main_page. talk page, user Quavelen reported seeing a stack trace sometime while trying to upload an image. Thanks. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 13:42, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

This is the exact same error that has been reported multiple times before (1, 2, 3), but it has yet to be reproduced so it can be fixed. I've reported it yet again. MajrTalk
09:59, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
In common between all of these reports is that they are very new users, and at least in one case, a user has said the problem went away once they were autoconfirmed. It may be relevant? – Sealbudsman talk/contr 18:37, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
Maybe it's not the whole story, if it's relevant at all. This fresh account doesn't have problems going to an Upload page. Sealbudsman2 (talk) 18:41, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

Filter changes[edit source]

Hi, I wanted to create a documentation page for the Module:Blast resistance values. But the filter did not allow me to do this. Please create this page. The content of the page is below. VirysD25 (talk) 12:31, 11 March 2017 (UTC)

{{documentation header}}
<!-- Documentation here -->
This module contains a list of Blast resistances for the [[block]]s.

<!-- Template categories/interwiki here -->
[[ru:Модуль:Значения взрывоустойчивости]]
<!-- Documentation categories/interwiki here -->
[[ru:Модуль:Значения взрывоустойчивости/док]]

 Done Page creation is designed to be difficult for new users. It will be easier once you are autoconfirmed. The BlobsPaper.png 14:10, 11 March 2017 (UTC)

May - Oct Archive[edit source]

Could someone complete the archive of the page I was attempting to do: to list Minecraft_Wiki:Admin_noticeboard/Archive_26 as a page in Minecraft_Wiki:Admin_noticeboard/header, and then to protect that Archive 26 page? Thanks, – Sealbudsman talk/contr 18:44, 11 March 2017 (UTC)

Possible harassment[edit source]

There was a recent edit on the enchanting talk page with offensive content. Please delete the edit, and block the user if they continue to post similar edits. The BlobsPaper.png 00:16, 20 March 2017 (UTC)