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User-100098918 (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit]

Disruptive editing on Bedrock Edition 1.12.0 (adding release dates without sources), my talk page, and the user's own talk page. -BDJP (t|c) 17:36, 5 July 2019 (UTC)

Main page[edit]

The development Java version was not updated (still states 1.14.4 Pre-Release 2). Minhngoc25a (talk) 06:19, 9 July 2019 (UTC).

Now fixed by User:FVbico. – Jack McKalling [ Grid Book and Quill.png Grid Diamond Pickaxe.png ] 10:20, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

Woohoo! It works[edit]

Ever since I started working on this wiki, I have sorely missed the "navigation popups" feature available in the user preferences on the English Wikipedia (it's in Preferences > Gadgets > Browsing > Navigation popups). I've been frustrated that no such setting exists here. I find it an incredibly useful feature, letting me browse the recent edits to pages in my watchlist without actually having to open the pages to view the diffs.

Well, reading the documentation page Wikipedia:Tools/Navigation popups I experimentally inserted this code into my common.js page:

// [[Wikipedia:Tools/Navigation popups]]
mw.loader.load('https://en.wikipedia.org/w/load.php?modules=ext.gadget.Navigation_popups');

And it works! I'm happy now. I can hover over diffs in my watchlist and review them without opening the pages. The only thing it's missing is a "patrol this edit" feature in the actions dropdown, but everything else is there: watch, unwatch, revert, thank, etc.

I hope to see a setting for this in the user preferences. I have no idea where to propose such a change on this wiki, so I'm proposing it here. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:44, 6 June 2019 (UTC)

This page is for requsting "issues that require administrative action, i.e. blocking vandals, protecting pages, restoring deleted pages etc."Please DO NOT send this message here.You can share anything in your userpage.--Dianliang233 talkcon 08:34, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
This is relevant to this page because an admin is required to add these styles. Please leave page moderation to the wiki admins. – Nixinova Nixinova sig1.png Nixinova sig2.png 08:36, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
Right, that's why I posted it here. I could not find another venue on this wiki. @Dianliang233: my user page isn't an appropriate place to suggest a global improvement that needs administrator attention. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:13, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
I would support adding such a gadget. Several other users have stated that they support such as well on the MCW Discord (although it would probably be better if they comment here as well). I'll import the navigation popups myself and see if there are any problems.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 13:27, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
Installed. Played around with it a bit and it looks fine to me.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 13:36, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
Installed? Should a setting appear in my preferences? I don't see it.
No big deal for me since I got it working anyway by adding a line of javascript, but others might find it a nice feature to have available in user prefs. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:13, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
Sorry, by "installed" I meant in my own common.js, although I think it would be safe to go ahead and add it to the gadgets definition page now. The only question I have is, how would we import it? Would we just create the gadget page for the navigation popups which just contains the importation of Wikipedia's navpop? Would we copy Wikipedia's version onto the gadget page here? Or is there a way to import an external gadget directly from the gadgets definition page (meaning that we would not need to create a new page for the gadget)? The first option makes the most sense to me and would be easy enough to do. However, if we went with the first or third option, we wouldn't be able to modify the gadget if we wanted to add anything MCW-specific. --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 14:35, 8 June 2019 (UTC)
Don't use the first option. We need the souce of the gadget, not just the line to import a script. You can import a script safely from our own wiki, but don't import external scripts. That is dangerous. Gadgets can be exported from the source wiki, I used that for one of the gadgets here for my own wiki as well. Works just like importing pages, but export from this page: Special:Gadgets (on wikipedia, if they have the source code there). – Jack McKalling [ Grid Book and Quill.png Grid Diamond Pickaxe.png ] 21:38, 8 June 2019 (UTC)
I forgot Special:Gadgets existed, thanks for pointing that out! I'll go ahead and import it today, then.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 19:08, 13 June 2019 (UTC)
I have imported the script. Amatulic it should now appear in the gadgets section of your preferences.
I do see some coding that appears to be specific to Wikipedia on MediaWiki:Gadget-popups.js, so that should probably be modified to accord with the Minecraft Wiki or be removed altogether. I would do so myself, but I know very little JS.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 19:47, 13 June 2019 (UTC)
Excellent, thanks. I removed the javascript from my common.js page and turned on the gadget, and it's working fine.
Now if only someone could figure out how to add patrol / unpatrol in the 'actions' drop-down menu.... ~ Amatulic (talk) 19:57, 13 June 2019 (UTC)
There actually is code in there for patrolling, however I don't know how it works. I asked User:Majr for help with the gadget. – Jack McKalling [ Grid Book and Quill.png Grid Diamond Pickaxe.png ] 13:42, 17 June 2019 (UTC)
@Amatulic: the code wasn't working, but Majr fixed it for us. – Jack McKalling [ Grid Book and Quill.png Grid Diamond Pickaxe.png ] 08:25, 18 June 2019 (UTC)
@Jack McKalling: Thanks... but I don't see any option for patrolling appear in the actions menu for me. I tried reloading the page with cache clearing and that didn't help. ~ Amatulic (talk) 14:21, 18 June 2019 (UTC)
The link is not in the actions list, but on the popup itself. It seems to me though, it doesn't always appear. Maybe it doesn't work for the latest revision of a page. – Jack McKalling [ Grid Book and Quill.png Grid Diamond Pickaxe.png ] 14:34, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

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That explains why I haven't seen it. The "mark as patrolled" link doesn't appear on any patrollable diff in my watchlist, which is where I'd use this function the most. It seems to work on the article history display, even for the newest revision, and it appears unpredictably on patrollable diffs in the Special:RecentChanges page. ~ Amatulic (talk) 17:33, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

The script can show the patrol option on prev diff links on the recent changes and page history (with the revision patrol gadget loaded) only. I'd actually forgotten about the watchlist as I haven't used it in years, but it looks like it shows unpatrolled status too, so assuming the selector is the same it should work. MajrTalk
Contribs
07:50, 21 June 2019 (UTC)
And I just enabled it for diff links as well. MajrTalk
Contribs
08:07, 21 June 2019 (UTC)
Excellent. I see the patrol function when browsing my watchlist now. Thanks. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:26, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

132.255.213.76 (talkcontribslogsblock log)[edit]

Posting false information. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 23:50, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

3 days. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 05:15, 1 August 2019 (UTC)

Rename Village Mechanics Tutorial[edit]

This one is self explanatory, i think that Village Mechanics sounds like a tutorial for modders, and not an essential tutorial. villages have slowly been becoming more important, and as of 1.14 are a central fixture of gameplay, so just rename it to Tutorials:Villages. (note i am about to do a minor overhaul of the tutorial page to give it near top billing, and by the time you read this i probably already did) 8nobodylikesfortnite8 (talk) 12:49, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

Help needed with tutorials link table[edit]

(note: the thing generating at bottom of tutorial pages with all the links to other tutorials)

Did that overhaul i just talked about under rename village mechanics, was not able to put it on the link table (maybe you need admin to do it i forget) i am having issues with the editor so i would appreciate admin help. note: copied links are intentional as the links fall under more than one category, so i just copied them to avoid confusion, and the same needs to be done on the link table. thank you for your time. 8nobodylikesfortnite8 (talk) 01:49, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

You don’t need to be an admin to edit the navbox. You edit Template:Tutorials.
Also, please use “Add topic”, don’t just put your section in the middle of the page. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 03:09, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

Aww man[edit]

As I am writing this, there's a mini edit war on the [[Aww Man]] soft redirect page, created/perpetuated by User:‎Theguy5644464049. 4e696e6a6f795844 (talk) 11:10, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

The page is a reference to a meme frequently spammed on Minecraft Discord servers. Deleted and protected from creation. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 11:33, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

IP vandalism on Enchanting[edit]

Could someone semi-protect the Enchanting page? The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 14:19, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

Sure, semi-protected for a couple of weeks.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 14:45, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

I'm trying to make a hopefully usefull page as a new user[edit]

I was making a page and it was dissallowed up as soon as I save it. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by 74.140.56.25 (talk) at 16:17, 19 August 2019 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

There is an abuse filter that prevents most page creation by anonymous users. If you want the page created for you, please tell what page you were trying to create. If you plan to make additional edits to the wiki, you may wish to create an account. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 16:26, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
I explained why such a page as you wrote it doesn't really belong as a page on this wiki here.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 16:34, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

Honey farming[edit]

I can't create a honey bottle farming page! –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Superspyuu911 (talkcontribs) at 0:54, 23 August 2019 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Tutorials should only be created as a subpage of tutorials: tutorials/Honey farming. Try to create that page and see if it works.  Nixinova T  C  00:59, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

It's pillager outpost, not illager outpost[edit]

Hello, on the page https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pillager I saw the mistake, there was "including villages and illager outposts", when i wanted to fix "illager outposts" to "pillager outposts" it said: "Error: Your action has been disallowed by an automated edit filter. A brief description of the matched rule(s) for your action is: You have changed the word "illager" to "villager" or "pillager". The word "illager" is likely to be correct; it refers to hostile villager-like mobs that spawn in mansions and raids (as mentioned in this minecraft.net article). If you believe your edit was constructive, please post a message on the admin noticeboard or notify an admin directly.", so can you fix that, if i can't? thx –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Farman52 (talkcontribs) at 19:06, 24 August 2019 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Fixed.  Nixinova T  C  19:26, 24 August 2019 (UTC)

Missing biome on Adventuring time list[edit]

I found out that the Adventuring Time Advancement list is missing one of the required biomes to be found. The list has only 41 points, instead the 42 that should be there. Since I'm a new to this I don't know what is missing from the list. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by 82.203.184.114 (talk) at 6:43, 25 August 2019 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

There are 42 of them at the page. It might be that the tooltip is not fully shown or you miscounted. Here's the full list:
Badlands, Badlands Plateau, Bamboo Jungle, Bamboo Jungle Hills, Beach, Birch Forest, Birch Forest Hills, Cold Ocean, Dark Forest, Deep Cold Ocean, Deep Frozen Ocean, Deep Lukewarm Ocean, Desert, Desert Hills, Forest, Frozen River, Giant Tree Taiga, Giant Tree Taiga Hills, Jungle, Jungle Edge, Jungle Hills, Lukewarm Ocean, Mountains, Mushroom Field Shore, Mushroom Fields, Plains, River, Savanna, Savanna Plateau, Snowy Beach, Snowy Mountains, Snowy Taiga, Snowy Taiga Hills, Snowy Tundra, Stone Shore, Swamp, Taiga, Taiga Hills, Warm Ocean, Wooded Badlands Plateau, Wooded Hills, Wooded Mountains--skylord_wars (talk) 12:50, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

Mods/OptiFine[edit]

Some content on the page could be seen as advertising; for example, "It is highly recommended by the experts to install the OptiFine for Minecraft". Yesterday, I used {{cleanup}} to request rewriting the page. However, soft redirecting to the Feed the Beast Wiki might be a better solution. Should I go ahead and do this? The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 14:56, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

Support soft-redirecting. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 15:45, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
Yes, there's very little quality content that is not already on the FTB page. Support a soft redirect.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 16:23, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
 Done I replaced the page with a soft redirect. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 16:47, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

"History" tab not showing old NBT data[edit]

When viewing the NBT data of a Villager (at the bottom of the Villager wiki page) it's based around the current Minecraft version. However when selection an older revision via the "History" tab, the NBT data is unaffected. This is a problem because I'm unable to view what NBT data was like at earlier dates. This doesn't seem to affect every wiki page, but Villagers is a good example. --Opryzelp (talk) 02:05, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Entity Data is stored in /ED pages (e.g., Villager/ED).Slscool (talk) 04:14, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Multiple "Trivia" sections[edit]

On the page "Day-Night Cycle", there are multiple trivia sections. The first section has multiple entries and is obviously the main one, while the second section includes just one entry. As a "new user" I am unable to make this change. Sweepingjeans (talk) 19:03, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

I just removed the second one, because I'm 99.9% sure it's false. Ian07 (talk) 19:13, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Semi-Protect Villager[edit]

Many anonymous users have been posting vandalism or false information. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 13:33, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Sure, two weeks.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 14:23, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Is it necessary to add a new rule for abuse filter?[edit]

I noticed some unconstructive edits recently, all of which used the word "yeet", such as revision 1422379, revision 1425784 and revision 1417114. Though I don't really know what they want to express by using that word. -- Hatsuki kiri ( T C) 22:33, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

I added the word to the "disallow certain words" filter, though I'm not sure if it will cause any false positives. –Sonicwave talk 22:49, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protection request for page Java Edition 1.15[edit]

This page has been vandalized many times by an IP user (See Special:Contributions/183.171.0.0/16), who added much unsourced information time and time again.-- Hatsuki kiri ( T C) 10:18, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

Maybe a range block on 183.171.112.0/22 instead? That same range was involved in adding unsourced information to Bedrock Edition 1.13.0. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 10:43, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
I'd say do both. Imo it's pretty obvious that a range block would be useful, but a month or two of semi-protection also seems reasonable, given that the page's two week protection (applied by myself) expired only a few days ago and there has been disruptive editing from both this range and several other IP addresses since.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 13:12, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
I've gone ahead and blocked the said IP range.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 13:14, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
I've now gone ahead and protected the page for two months as well, for the reasons described above.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 00:31, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Odd page on Category Policies[edit]

The page User:MarcelTheHippie/sandbox (created by UserProfile:VeenM64, that is "MarcelTheHippie" renamed) is categorized as a Wiki Policy since November 2017‎. Users (sub)pages should not be found at Category:Policies as it may cause confusion. And the page is a duplicate of Wiki rules. I've tried to remove the category tag, but the action triggered two abuse filters (You are editing someone else's userpage. As a new user, your action has been disallowed.). Sorry about that. Can anyone else remove this category tag? Thank you. —Sapadorcastelo (talk) 15:06, 29 September 2019 (UTC)

I attempted to remove the category as well. However, there is currently an issue with tracking how many edits a user has, so the system does not think I am autoconfirmed. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 14:12, 30 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks; commented out the category so it should no longer appear.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 20:49, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

Notification spamming[edit]

For some reason, starting a day or two ago, I started getting email notifications that someone has edited a page. The pages are ones I've edited before, so they are on my watchlist.

The thing is, I don't have that email notification turned on in my preferences. I turned them all off last night (unchecked the boxes but left the overall on/off switch to "on") and this morning I got more notifications.

This isn't happening for any page, just a handful per day, so I have no idea how a page gets chosen for an email notification to me.

Did something get updated in the last couple of days? ~ Amatulic (talk) 13:57, 3 August 2019 (UTC)

The notification system was updated three (I think?) days ago, as there were numerous problems with the previous system we were using, so this is probably a bug from the switch. I noticed the same thing myself; I only have email notifications set for edits to my user talk page and user group rights changes but I'm getting email notifications for some edits to pages on my watchlist but not others. I've reported it in the Gamepedia Discord server, so hopefully staff will be able to have a look.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 14:44, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
A staff member has now created a ticket for this problem - [1].--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 14:46, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. I'm going to flip the global switch to turn off all email notifications and see if that works. ~ Amatulic (talk) 17:17, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
Nope... Setting "Do not send me any email notifications" doesn't work either. ~ Amatulic (talk) 00:12, 4 August 2019 (UTC)
This is really annoying. Into the spam folder they go for now.  Nixinova T  C  00:50, 4 August 2019 (UTC)
One notices only when the spam arrives, but not when it isn't arriving. I only just now realized that I haven't seen these email notifications for a few weeks, so the bug must have gotten fixed. ~ Amatulic (talk) 19:57, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

Autopatrol/Patroller suggestion[edit]

I suggest Hatsuki kiri to get autopatrol or patroller, because he make constructive edits and is active at fighting vandalism. Before he can get patroller rights, he should begin with leaving a reason when he undo edits, so everyone know why it was unconstructive. - Magiczocker (talk) 14:23, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Granted autopatrol; agree there. For patroller, I would prefer to see a slightly better understanding of the English language to avoid the patrolling of edits that have major grammatical or spelling errors. However, that's just my opinion; I have no issues with another admin granting patroller if they think it would be appropriate, as long as Hatsuki indicates that they even want the role and have read through MCW:Patrollers. Thanks, --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 14:30, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for your suggestions and trusting my edits. I will write edit summary before saving changes more often, and keep fighting vandalism then. But there's still a long way to go before I can become a patroller, because I haven't been able to express my idea in English smoothly yet. So I will improve my English skills and try to become a patroller on zh wiki first so that I can gain more experience. -- Hatsuki kiri ( T C) 15:27, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

I suggest ImakerB to get autopatrol, because he make constructive edits and is active since 2016. - Magiczocker (talk) 10:44, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

I suggest Tengoblinekcz to get autopatrol, because he make constructive edits and is one of the directors. - Magiczocker (talk) 14:11, 28 September 2019 (UTC)

Done.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 15:43, 28 September 2019 (UTC)
What is with ImakerB that I suggested above? - Magiczocker (talk) 15:48, 28 September 2019 (UTC)
ImakerB is definitely a constructive user, but I'm a bit hesitant about granting autopatrol because they often make edits with major grammatical errors, some of which are hard to comprehend. I don't object to another admin granting it, however, if they believe the productiveness and frequency of their edits outweighs the severity of their grammatical errors.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 17:00, 28 September 2019 (UTC)
I agree. As long as ImakerB sticks to maintenance edits (which seems to be most of his activity) he makes quality contributions. But when he write prose, I often have to clean up afterward. I don't really mind doing this because what he adds is good material... provided the English is comprehensible enough to rephrase correctly. The grammatical constructs he uses make me suspect his native language is Russian or something similar. If his edits are autopatrolled, they would no longer be flagged as needing patrolling, and the English errors do need patrolling. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:04, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

About {{Crafting usage}}[edit]

There might be something wrong with this template. It is expected that the pages of items with this template should be added to Category:Empty crafting usage if they are not used in any crafting reicipes, but the page of bow, which can be used to craft dispenser, is unexpectedly included in this category. After discussion with Leduyquang753 (see here), Module:Crafting seemingly needs to be debugged, which is fully protected however. So we may need an administrator to help with solving this problem. Thanks. -- Hatsuki kiri ( T C) 15:28, 6 October 2019 (UTC)

The category wasn't visible on the page itself. I null edited bow and it's now gone from the category page as well.   HorseFace.png Gamepedia icon.png MarkusRost (talk) 15:55, 6 October 2019 (UTC)

Create commands/spectate[edit]

What about creating commands/spectate? It is needed, which is shown at the page Java Edition 19w41a. This page has been requested once. Could you make it? 111.88.15.236 16:39, 9 October 2019 (UTC)

Done, I have created Commands/spectate. –Sonicwave talk 17:42, 9 October 2019 (UTC)

Revision suppression request[edit]

To any admin here: please suppress visibility of this vandal edit as it reveals personal information. I'm not sure what the policy is here -- I would suppress this sort of edit as an admin on the English Wikipedia, so I thought I'd alert the admins here. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:33, 9 October 2019 (UTC)

Pinging Madminecrafter12, Majr and MarkusRost into this discussion, since only bureaucrats and Gamepedia staff can use RevDel on Gamepedia. (For reference, the policy page is at gphelp:RevisionDelete.) –Sonicwave talk 21:04, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
 Done; yes, that definitely qualifies, thank you. Unfortunately, because of the device I'm on at the moment, I'm not able to email Gamepedia to suppress the edit so that only staff can view it (currently any admin can see it), but if Markus isn't able to respond to this by the time I'm on my desktop I'll send the email.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 22:03, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
 Done; revision suppressed and mail send.   HorseFace.png Gamepedia icon.png MarkusRost (talk) 22:38, 9 October 2019 (UTC)

hello and goodbye[edit]

i have been banned from editing or adding anything outside talk pages and the admin noticeboard, could someone please report this and put it on my talk page, but until then i'm done editing, and could you give me some more information about user pages and maybe make it where you can make a profile without making an account if possible. thank you, and give me more permissions please.--74.140.56.25 20:14, 12 October 2019 (UTC)

Creation of articles has been restricted to only logged in users. User pages are only allowed for logged in users as well. Editing existing articles should work fine.   HorseFace.png Gamepedia icon.png MarkusRost (talk)

Suggestion about patroller permissions[edit]

I suggest that more permissions, such as blocking users, protecting and deleting pages, should be applied to patrollers in order that repetitive vandalism can be stopped more efficiently. -- Hatsuki kiriTC〕 11:09, 14 October 2019 (UTC)

That's out of the scope of patrollers though; patrollers are just for verifying edits; what you are suggesting is giving them administrative actions. FVbico (talk) 11:43, 14 October 2019 (UTC)
Yes. Though I think it is also reasonable for patrollers to prevent vandalism in a more efficient way. In many cases, giving warnings is not very helpful. -- Hatsuki kiriTC〕 12:32, 14 October 2019 (UTC)
The problem I see with this is we have a huge backlog of patrolling requests. Blocking, protecting, and deleting are very sensitive rights, so if we were to give all these abilities to all patrollers, the trust level of the user group would have to significantly increase. Therefore, we would in principal have fewer patrollers and the backlog would grow even more. The (current) role of patrollers is to mark edits as patrolled, with an additional ability to rollback edits, and giving them more sensitive permissions that are usually only given to admins, will change this role and as I explained, likely cause the backlog to increase long-term.
Creating a whole new right, like a few wikis have, such as a moderator that can block users and "moderate" pages might be an option, but imo if someone can be trusted to block, protect, and delete, they can be trusted with the full administrator right.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 12:45, 14 October 2019 (UTC)
Thanks, I see. It seems that changing user rights needs much more consideration than I thought. -- Hatsuki kiriTC〕 13:12, 14 October 2019 (UTC)

Semi-Protect Bedrock Edition 1.13.0[edit]

Lots of IPs posting false information, especially about the release date. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 00:35, 15 October 2019 (UTC)

Protected for 2 weeks. –Sonicwave talk 00:39, 15 October 2019 (UTC)

Enchanting/Levels Changes[edit]

In 1.13 and 1.14, maximum enchantment values have been removed.

Code snippet from net.minecraft.server.EnchantmentManager using BuildTools:

   for (int j = enchantment.getMaxLevel(); j > enchantment.getStartLevel() - 1; --j) {
       if (i >= enchantment.a(j)) {
           list.add(new WeightedRandomEnchant(enchantment, j));
           break;
       }
   }

where enchantment.a(int) is the calculation for minimum value and pre 1.14 enchantment.b(int) was for maximum value. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Crashtheparty (talkcontribs) at 02:54, 8 May 2019‎ (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Hi Crashtheparty; your edit got caught in an abuse filter that is meant to disallow vandalism edits by preventing removal of sections, but often hits false positives. Your edit was a false positive and I'm sorry you weren't able to make it. Based on the details you've given, I'm pretty sure what you're saying is correct, but I can't verify it for myself unfortunately. @FVbico: Wonder if you'd be able to take a look and see if all the information in Special:AbuseLog/4597216 is accurate and adheres to the wiki standards? You seem to know quite a bit about technical Minecraft stuff. Cheers, --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 13:05, 8 May 2019 (UTC)
I don't really know anything about the enchanting mechanics though, sorry. FVbico (talk) 13:31, 8 May 2019 (UTC)
Just for reference this was fixed here.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 02:06, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

I can't upload a new version of the file[edit]

Linkscategory.png Because the file is locked --User0183 (talk) 06:47, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

That file is protected because it is used on the main page, which should not be edited by non-admins. Could you, for now, upload your new version as a separate file just so that we admins can see what it looks like? Thanks, --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 13:24, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

Creating Hebrew wiki[edit]

Hello, I am new here in this wiki, but I play a while, and I know the game. I'd like to create a Hebrew wiki, according to the guidelines, and to translate it from English. I understand both of these languages: I have skilled English, and Hebrew is my mother tongue. Balagaan (talk) 16:08, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

I don't think the admins are in charge of creating new wikis. Try contacting Game widow instead. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 17:31, 26 October 2019 (UTC)
There was a project for Hebrew which is now inactive. Btw the expression skilled English is not quite skilled:(  CuervoTalk 05:44, 30 October 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protection request for page Mob[edit]

Some anonymous users might be too hurriedly categorizing the upcoming mobs, which disrupted the order of information. A few days of semi-protection could be reasonable. -- Hatsuki kiriTC〕 15:13, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

It seems that I have to apply for the semi-protection request again, since the page is still disrupted frequently. -- Hatsuki kiriTC〕 01:43, 27 November 2019 (UTC)

Untitled[edit]

Im just a reader, but i noticed some stuff wrong with the main page. first it is not very interactive, i know this might be a challenge, but many people would like it. Also, you need a link to the tutorial page on the Main page, and a very noticeable one at that, as many people come to the wiki to learn how to play the game. it is my understanding only admins can edit the main page, if this is untrue my deepest apologies 50.206.148.38 21:58, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

What would you like added to it to make it more "interactive"? (Also, the edit copy page is editable).  Nixinova T  C  22:29, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

Cannot add page: Target Block[edit]

Hi, I am thinking this is is a glitch or something but when I search "Target Block" both ways it auto redirects me to the 1.16 page! I want to like create the Target Block page so editors don't have to make a new page and you know that stuff. If you can please try to fix this issue, if this is meant to redirects me to the corresponding update page, please reply! --Andrew36903690 Diamond Pickaxe JE3 BE3.png (talk) 08:18, 11 December 2019 (UTC)

It's not a glitch. Also, see MCW:FUTURE, that page and all other bloks/mobs/items/biomes may not be created until they are in snapshots/betas. FVbico (talk) 08:20, 11 December 2019 (UTC)

YouTube player extension[edit]

What kind of extension is used for this YouTube player so that I can connect this extension to my wiki on the fandom?User 100287610 (talk) 18:01, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

It's an extension made by Gamepedia: Extension:EmbedVideo (mediawiki.org)   HorseFace.png Gamepedia icon.png MarkusRost (talk) 18:11, 21 September 2019 (UTC)
Do you know a person like Kuzura (he is a fandom employee, maybe he was on gamepedia)? He said that he could connect this extension, if you say the name of the extension.User 100287610 (talk) 19:40, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

Can you take some pictures instead of simply linking the videos?I cannot watch any videos(I am Chinese).101.87.199.144 11:03, 12 December 2019 (UTC)

104.186.106.145[edit]

104.186.106.145 (talkcontribslogsblock log)

I'm new here so I don't know if you're supposed to send the user a warning or something, but this IP has been vandalizing the Bee page. Could you block them or deal with them somehow? 73.239.147.37 03:23, 13 December 2019 (UTC)

They have been blocked from editing for three days; thanks for reverting the vandalism and reporting this here. You can warn users by going to their talk page and placing {{subst:uwv|Bee}}, although I don't think IPs currently receive notifications for talk page edits. –Sonicwave talk 03:43, 13 December 2019 (UTC)

Edit conflict bug[edit]

After editing the Java Edition 1.15.1 page to show that it has released and after re-editing it, the popup appeared. I don't know why it happened, but it didn't happen now. What caused this to happen? 111.88.15.184 13:56, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

Add the Java Edition 1.17 page.[edit]

Please add this. The first paragraph: "1.17 is an upcoming minor update to Java Edition, which adds the mountain features, such as goats, thick snow, and new terrain generation." 111.88.15.184 14:03, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

If you can provide reliably where you got that information from, you can create it. Lê Duy Quang (Make some words | Contributions) at 14h01:23 – 3 | 17/12/2019 (UTC)
Alright. 111.88.15.184 14:19, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

Some more fixing[edit]

Hide the Development versions in the Minecraft Wiki page. Also, change the 1.15 in Java Edition to 1.15.1 and add a link to it, as 1.15.1 has just come around the corner. 111.88.15.184 14:02, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

Please be a bit patient, the staff doesn't just sit for the whole day in front of the screen and continuously press F5. They will notice the release and update the main page accordingly after a short time. Lê Duy Quang (Make some words | Contributions) at 14h06:58 – 3 | 17/12/2019 (UTC)
OK. :) 111.88.15.184 14:19, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (German video game ratings board)/USK's website is blocked by the spam filter[edit]

for some reason, the Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle/USK's website, usk.de, is blacklisted by the spam filter, which means that linking to any of their pages as a reference blocks any edits. i have no clue what went down in the past, but this really does hinder editing and should be changed. i was just cleaning up the references in the legacy edition's page and since i updated the link for the usk, i can't actually save my edits until this is changed. hope this can get resolved soon or one of you could explain why it's blocked. - Glitchunpatched (talk) 22:49, 17 December 2019 (UTC)

i should note that i added everything but the updated usk reference for the time being - Glitchunpatched (talk) 23:07, 17 December 2019 (UTC)
I whitelisted the site, it should work now. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 14:22, 18 December 2019 (UTC)