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Astirmays (talk) 22:38, 15 May 2018 (CEST)

White-bellied sea eagle

Whoa. We edited that page literally right at the same time.This question/answer made by: enter your username(My talk page) 00:59, 3 June 2018 (CEST)


I am a sock puppet of someone.Sock puppet of astirmays (talk) 21:27, 27 June 2018 (CEST)

Hi DaneGeld, I blocked this user and gave a final warning to Felix. Hope you'll come back on Vikidia soon. Tell me if I can help. Plyd (talk) 14:06, 29 June 2018 (CEST)
Notification Plyd: Excellente. Merci pour l'assistance. Vos aide est grandement appréciée. DaneGeld (talk) 23:04, 29 June 2018 (CEST)


Hello ! I gave you the status of autopatroller. This means that your changes are now automatically marked as verified. Thank you for your investment in the encyclopedia and your participation in the fight against vandalism Happy ! Magasin3 (talk) 14:24, 1 July 2018 (CEST)

do you need sysop rights? Plyd (talk)
It would be helpful if I could get them, Notification Plyd:. Would you like me to go through the formal route, to apply for sysop? DaneGeld (talk) 20:52, 1 July 2018 (CEST)
since the community is still quite small, we don't run formal votes, but you can ask for it to everyone in talk page, like Vikidia:Talk/2018/22. Plyd (talk) 08:54, 2 July 2018 (CEST)


On your adminship. You are a great candidate, and I'm happy that you are now an admin. Felix R. 02:04, 6 July 2018 (CEST)

Thank you for your support on my proposal. I hope to do a lot of good work here and help to keep this place clean and safe for everyone! Happy DaneGeld (talk) 02:09, 6 July 2018 (CEST)
And I'm sure you will do a amazing job. Felix R. 03:57, 6 July 2018 (CEST)
Chris, I have a question: can someone become an admin for his activity? Thanks. From User:Kirbipro to User:DaneGeld.


im new. Jerbo01 (talk) 00:54, 28 November 2018 (CET)

Hi Jerbo01. I'm Chris, and I'm one of the administrators for Vikidia. Welcome to the project. Please enjoy editing and if you have any questions about what to do and how, feel free to ask! DaneGeld (talk) 00:56, 28 November 2018 (CET)


Moien DaneGeld, you may want to add Luxembourgish with language code "lb" to your BabelBox! Klipe (talk) 20:09, 27 January 2019 (CET)

Noo why yoo deleted that page about RationalWiki??

Catholic-Latvija (talk) 19:11, 21 March 2019 (UTC)

Notification Catholic-Latvija: Because it's what we call an attack article. You wrote it in a way which was completely negative, it was subjective (based on your own opinion of the subject) and you used foul language in the text when you wrote it. This wiki is for young children. If you swear or use rude language when you're writing, you're liable to get blocked from editing here! DaneGeld (talk) 19:16, 21 March 2019 (UTC)
After all it was just one! But you could have simply removed that word and done. There's no need to take away my entire page.. Catholic-Latvija (talk) 19:19, 21 March 2019 (UTC)
When you write an article here, it must be written from a factual point of view - in other words, you write it using actual information about the site. Writing based on your own opinions is not good because your opinion is only yours, and it may give people the wrong impression about the subject you're writing about. It wasn't just the swearing, it was the whole tone of the work. I hope this explains it. DaneGeld (talk) 19:23, 21 March 2019 (UTC)

Knock it off!

You are repeatedly insulting God! In a left-wing Scandinavian country like yours many people like insulting Christianity (because of the P.C.), but in the Latvian region of Latgale also in Northern Europe P.C. is frowned upon and a 33 year old male is being seriously offended! And probably many Latvians & other nationalities too... so please stop fearing God. And cut the massive attack against me. I want to restore faith in young people, and that's why I am here on Vikidia, yes, that's why! Zionist societies are weakening Christian culture in the West and I am one of the many people that wish to revert their disasters!!! Accept me! In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit! Dievbijīgie Katoļu (talk) 19:44, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

No. You insulted me and my colleagues here, you were very rude, and now you're block evading. And next, you're leaving. Goodbye. DaneGeld (talk) 20:00, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

Reporting about I.P. address vandalizes Vikidia

Hello, DaneGeld! I'm presuming that you are an admin. Could you block User: They keep on vandalizing different articles, sometimes doing the same ones, and are also vandalizing my user page, and I keep on reverting their vandalism. Could you please block them? Check the recent changes for proof. Chills (talk) 02:27, 30 March 2019 (UTC)
Blocked for a month. Thank you for alerting me to this. Apologies for the delay in responding but your message arrived during the night where I'm located and I only just saw it. Please ping me if you spot any else :) DaneGeld (talk) 07:38, 30 March 2019 (UTC)
Anytime! Chills (talk) 07:43, 30 March 2019 (UTC)
Please block User: Vandal only account. Chills (talk) 09:24, 30 March 2019 (UTC)
Sorted. I'm about to apply a short term rangeblock to them to knock this on the head. It looks like a range of dynamic IPs so the person gets a new IP every time they disconnect. Let's see how long this keeps them away :) Many thanks again! DaneGeld (talk) 10:51, 30 March 2019 (UTC)
You're welcome! Chills (talk) 09:51, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

The Universe article

Please read the Universe article. I have improved it. I wasn't happy with it before, so I made it much better. I hope you like it! Chills (talk) 10:01, 30 March 2019 (UTC)


Another I.P. address is on the loose, 2a01:4c8:80b:2944:1:1:4835:8384, and it has vandalized your user talk page, as I keep reverting their edits. Block them! Chills (talk) 10:10, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the warning. IP blocked for 30 days for edit warring and offensive vandalism. Keep it up and thank you for keeping a watch on my page :) DaneGeld (talk) 11:08, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
You're most welcome! It would be much easier to just block the I.P. addresses for six months, just so that they will learn their lesson. Chills (talk) 13:24, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
The thing about blocks are that they are used as prevention, not punitively (as punishment). It's much easier to give it time for the IP to simply change hands if it is a dynamic one. Plus, it may stop a lot of users from accessing the site who may have nothing to do with the vandalism. I'll keep it at 1 month for now, and revisit it later if things persist after it lifts :) DaneGeld (talk) 14:15, 5 April 2019 (UTC)
Fair enough! Chills (talk) 02:31, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

Another warning!

I keep on reverting another I.P. address's edits. (‎2a01:4c8:82a:2766:1:1:689c:c50b) (Vandal-only account!) Chills (talk) 02:31, 6 April 2019 (UTC)
At least no I.P. addresses will be vandalizing your talk page. So, it just leaves it to auto-created users. I will keeping an eye on your talk page! Great work! Think of me as your personal patroller. Chills (talk) 12:57, 6 April 2019 (UTC)
Once again, many thanks for keeping an eye on my page. Being an administrator, I can't fully protect the page because sometimes, some users might need to get in touch with me (as you do). So IP's, I've directed to use the request for administrators page. I can respond to them there. I don't know what the problem is with me, but I have a feeling I know who the user might be who is vandalizing my page. Take care :) DaneGeld (talk) 13:53, 6 April 2019 (UTC)
You too! Chills (talk) 15:24, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

Vikidia Board

Hi DaneGeld,
We are electing the new Vikidia Board next month. Candidates may apply until the end of April with an email to [email protected]
We don't have any board administrator working on the English Vikidia, and moreover, we have too many administrators from the French Vikidia in proportion.
You've proven to be a good admin and a good link with the techs, what do you think about applying?
Don't worry, it is definitely not an heavy job, board admin work on the actions they like.
Next year, we'll work on partnership with Wikimedia France and Italy to raise more funds, and maybe more projects (languages, ...)
I'd be glad to see you on board! cheers, Plyd (talk) 17:55, 14 April 2019 (UTC)

Hi Notification Plyd:, many thanks for contacting me about this. It certainly seems a proposal I would consider. I think that we should have a board, representative of a wide number of Vikidia sites. What you also suggested about working with Wikimedia France & Italy is definitely worth a go, and I would love to see more projects, (especially one in *cough* Danish....). I will put an application in for this post. DaneGeld (talk) 21:14, 14 April 2019 (UTC)
Good to hear, we wait for your application then :o)
Whatever happens, we are always happy to open new Vikidia, if you think about Danish ;), the job is to gather a minimum community happy to contribute together. But a few motivated contributors may keep it working. Plyd (talk) 08:14, 15 April 2019 (UTC)
I think I will set about finding people who are willing to contribute to a Danish language Vikidia before I go ahead and look at asking about getting one set up. Volunteers are going to be the key to starting something like this, and it's going to take some time to sort out. I'll do the board application tonight and get that mailed off before I go to bed this evening. Catch you around. DaneGeld (talk) 10:22, 15 April 2019 (UTC)


Sorry, I was unaware of the passive of this user. Sorry if I offended you, it really was not the goal. I should have asked for your opinion before unlocking. Excuse me. You are a very good contributor, and I do not see why your adventure on Vikidia would stop now. Happy Magasin3 (talk) 09:15, 23 April 2019 (UTC)

Notification Magasin3: - Thank you for your message. I want to apologise to you most sincerely for my behaviour. It is not fitting for me as an administrator to block and expect others to tow my line without question. I am sorry.
Others at Wikipedia have scolded me strongly for the fact that my block of Thewinrat is in very bad faith. It turns out that the user wasn't blocked for vandalism, but because they're young and having trouble contributing at English Wikipedia. They were sent to us here, and to the simple English Wikipedia, where competence isn't entirely necessary.
So here, I am releasing Thewinrat's account and will apologise to him. Thank you for helping to keep me in check. DaneGeld (talk) 00:07, 24 April 2019 (UTC)

Danish Vikidia

Hi, we talked earlier about a Vikidia in Danish, I'd be glad to help you. Do you need any contacts with Wikimedia Danmark? or something?
Best, Plyd (talk) 09:22, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

Hi Plyd. Right now, this is going to have to go on hold. I have got a few different things I am doing right now, including possibly moving back to Denmark from the UK, where I've been living a few years now. Stuff is very much up in the air, so I don't think right now is the right time for me to be trying to start this project. Once things are a little settled down, I will get back to it :) Regards, DaneGeld (talk) 16:14, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
great tell me whenever you're ready! Plyd (talk) 14:35, 20 May 2019 (UTC)


Hi ! A French-speaking contributor admitted that friends of his have confessed to make a joke by creating parody accounts on Vikidia. These latter had no intention of vandalizing. Thank you for your regular activity on Vikidia :) Regards, Magasin3 (talk) 14:08, 3 August 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for the information. I blocked the accounts here purely based on the fact that they were similar to names of administrators of VDFr and did not want them misused. They were secured for impersonation. Maybe this was meant to be a joke, but it wasn't funny! To impersonate all 21 admins is a bit much :( DaneGeld (talk) 14:50, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
Hi DaneGeld, just for information, all of those accounts have been oversighted from logs, due to the impersionation/parody of existing users. Best regards, Linedwell (talk) 06:19, 4 August 2019 (UTC)

Re:Welcome Back!

Hi, DaneGeld. Thank you very much for your welcome. It's nice to see you are doing a great job here. It is true I haven't been so active this last year... but from now on I swear I will help and improve en.vikidia as I did in the past. Best regards! -- Comedia Paperback book black gal.svg 11:51, 26 August 2019 (UTC)


i apoligize just seemed odd. my apoligizes.

Gearonza (talk) 18:56, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

Notification Gearonza: Don't worry, I knew you meant no harm. Blackcurrant (Want to talk?)Wink 11:42, 12 January 2020 (UTC)


am i? Gearonza (talk) 00:35, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

Notification Gearonza: no you're not, or you shouldn't be at least. If you were blocked, you wouldn't be able to post on my talk page, or anywhere else - only on your own page. If you're seeing a block message, can you please take a screenshot of it, upload it and link me to the file please? Thanks! DaneGeld (talk) 07:39, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

fixed. Gearonza (talk) 10:44, 11 September 2019 (UTC)



a lark is a bird.

can i write this much? Masolveo (talk) 21:34, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

You can, but we prefer a little more for a stub. You could say a bit about the bird even if you don't have much information. I don't think we ever defined a limit for a stub... Maybe we should. DaneGeld (talk) 22:52, 30 September 2019 (UTC)


I'm pretty sure User:VOrun is a sockpuppet of User:DoveSmith123, she created a sock with the same name on another wiki and the account is acting like her RandomUser34 (talk) 16:21, 16 October 2019 (UTC)


Dove/Jaden called a user a terrorist and created an insulting page. S/he doesn't give up, does s/he?RandomUser34 (talk) 22:57, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

hey Dane

I love editing here but lately there has been not much activity. whats going on? Thanks NiceCatTree (talk) 16:15, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

Hi :) I'm not sure what's going on. I'm not around much at the moment at I've got no net access at my home due to technical problems, and I think everyone else is just having a bit of a break. We have had periods like this before, up and down. I think it'll brighten up soon! DaneGeld (talk) 18:21, 8 November 2019 (UTC)


sorry i welcomed that user hope u dont get mad. i see user edited amsterdam wrongly.

NiceCatTree (talk) 12:59, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

Not a problem. You don't know how the user is going to behave! It might be better to wait to welcome them until after their first edit though, to see how it's going to go! Regards, DaneGeld (talk) 17:02, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

All the best!

Hi DaneGeld! Thank you for your kindly message. As you may have noticed, I haven’t participated on Vikidia for a long time since I’m busy in real life. Unfortunately I don’t know when I’ll come back but I still believe in our project. Meanwhile I wish you all the best in the future as well and take care of yourself. :) Sincerely, — Veldin 🖂 23:39, 2 December 2019 (UTC)

Help needed?

Hi DaneGeld, how are you doing? The last few weeks I'm a bit bored at WikiKids, so I thought to help the English Vikidia. I want to translate the good articles from WikiKids into English, to enlarge the amount of articles at Vikidia. If I can help with admin stuff, please contact me. I have nearly three years experience at WikiKids with being an admin. Yours sincerely, TheDutchWriter (talk) 16:28, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Same with me buddy! You can count on me in this! I'm super active in Vikidia! User:Kirbipro User Talk:Kirbipro Maded on 22nd April 2020 at 17:34 Spanish hour.


Hi, thanks for the reverts on our 3 user pages. Bédévore, (Magasin3) and me are especially targets for cross-wiki vandal "Mémé Germaine". Please block likewise new accounts. For further information : [1]. Yours. --AB Louis (talk) 13:28, 12 June 2020 (UTC)

Suspected bot

I think that Zelenasjc is a bot.--Ajeje Brazorf (talk) 06:45, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for getting in touch, Notification Ajeje Brazorf:. You're right. These bots are becoming a pest. The problem is, we can only block them. They're using a special bot software called XRumer, which can solve captchas and things that we put in to stop bots automatically signing up. They're very easy to spot though, so I guess it's just a case of "swat the bug" for now, until we can figure how to nail them permanently! DaneGeld (talk) 19:25, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Thank you

Thank you for adding the File:Miniatura Maometto.jpg to commons, could you please delete my version?--Ajeje Brazorf (talk) 06:47, 10 October 2020 (UTC)

Yes of course I will. It was a prime candidate to add to commons, I just had to locate a source for it before it could be done. Thanks for uploading it though! If you find anything else like that which need migrating, please let me know! DaneGeld (talk) 07:44, 10 October 2020 (UTC)

User talk:Not DaneGeld

You forget to remove the troll message View Source...Why this vandal is so boring?--Ajeje Brazorf (talk) 18:32, 16 October 2020 (UTC)

PS he vandalized your talk on de.viki too...--Ajeje Brazorf (talk) 18:36, 16 October 2020 (UTC)
Thanks for the warning. I guess they're just bored with life, or with me messing their vandalism up! At least it's keeping me in work, I don't mind! :D I'll deal with de.vikidia now. Thank you for your help here! DaneGeld (talk) 19:45, 16 October 2020 (UTC)


Hello! The Board of Trustees wants to know what you would like to improve or implement in this wiki: project ideas, new Wikimedia extension, etc. When you have decided I'll send the information to Galessandroni.--Ajeje Brazorf (talk) 17:34, 25 October 2020 (UTC)

Blocked teacher

Hello DaneGeld, I just cancelled your block on ElizabethThomas321 as we received a request on the contact mailing list. This account belongs to a teacher who wants to create accounts for her students to work on Vikidia. Best regards, Linedwell (talk) 08:37, 4 December 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the notification Notification Linedwell:. I'm sorry for being over-cautious, but if you look at recent changes on the de.vikidia, the username is very similar to the format of a lot of bots infesting their site. Could you please ask the teacher to make a note of the accounts she creates for her students, or to identify them on their talk pages, so I can avoid action? You will see that we're up to our necks in bots right now. I do leave the talk page unlocked so they can appeal there :) Thanks, DaneGeld (talk) 08:59, 4 December 2020 (UTC)


Hi! are you interested for an antispambot? it'll block the ip adresses of the spambots with a python script.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 11:41, 27 December 2020 (UTC)

Hello! Absolutely I'm interested in anything what will help us to keep these spam bots off the site. It's getting monotonous keep blocking them. I don't understand where they're coming from or why, but they're very advanced and able to solve captcha screens and make automatic accounts. It would be very welcome! Thanks! DaneGeld (talk) 14:13, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
Fine...I'll create a second bot, User:Antispambot. Rapunzel has a similiar bot on esviki.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 14:43, 27 December 2020 (UTC)

template welcome

Hi, can you please subst the template welcome?--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 09:16, 12 February 2021 (UTC)

Yep, sorry about that! DaneGeld (talk) 09:17, 12 February 2021 (UTC)

Blocking proxy

Blocking proxies has helped! There are far fewer spammers in abuse filter log 1 and 5.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 09:21, 20 February 2021 (UTC)

Good! I noticed the amount of work you're doing on getting proxies dealt with! One or two very occasional xrumer bots are sneaking in, but they won't be for much longer! Thanks for the work you're doing! DaneGeld (talk) 09:26, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
If you want to check the situation you could look here.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 09:27, 20 February 2021 (UTC)

A question about your username

Hello Chris. I found out that a danegeld was a tax used in the Viking times. Is that we’re you got your username from? SMBK (Talk) 12:26, 1 March 2021 (UTC)

Hi Notification SMBK:! Thanks for asking. Yes, that is where my name came from. During the Anglo Saxon period between about 978 and 1016 CE, the tax was levied against, and paid by people to be given to invading Danes and stop them looting wherever they were attacking. We really were quite vicious! Thankfully, not anymore though! Wink Cheers, DaneGeld (talk) 13:04, 1 March 2021 (UTC)


I wish you a good recovery. I hope it is not severe.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 22:21, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

Thank you Notification Ajeje Brazorf:. I'm not in the hospital or anything yet, I'm recovering at home. The biggest problem at the moment is that I'm quite tired and sleeping a lot. To use the English term, "my get up and go, has got up and gone." Hopefully I should be back to normal in about a week. I'll let you know. DaneGeld (talk) 07:35, 11 April 2021 (UTC)

Your UP on scn

Hi could you please write the phrase that you want to write in your UP on scnviki in English, so I can translate in sicilian (yeah i speak sicilianu) :).--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 23:23, 4 May 2021 (UTC)

PS i flagged you autopatrol on scnviki.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 23:34, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
Thanks! It looks like Scn is going to be harder for me to work on, but it seems that Google's Corsican translation worked pretty well. My UP there is in Corsican, I'll change it into English. Thanks again :) DaneGeld (talk) 05:09, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
Yeah there is only one translator from italian to sicilian, "U tradutturi".--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 05:10, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
 Done--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 05:42, 5 May 2021 (UTC)

Sudden increase in users

Bots or ... This is really weird. Every other day, one user is caught using an account to abuse and create new ones. I am now confused and worried because the number of new users has been growing lately. What am I going to do ?!CryingDevil Adnan (talk) 08:23, 7 May 2021 (UTC)

We get a lot of bots here. Because at one time, there used to be little activity here; the bots come on in the hope that they won't be noticed, and they try to sneak advertisements into the site. There's a way they get spotted, either through an abuse log which is recorded by the mediawiki software, or by what is called pattern matching. Don't worry about the bots. We'll handle them! As long as you're real, that's all that matters! 😁 DaneGeld (talk) 08:30, 7 May 2021 (UTC)
Ok. Next time you can mention me to easier see the message. Bleb Adnan (talk) 10:58, 9 May 2021 (UTC)

Trust me

If you see a new user with the same IP address, it's not me these are my sisters who can do anything on the computer! As soon as you see them, block them! Adnan SUPERMAN!--Bla bla bla blaaaa

Notification Adnan:Thanks for the warning! I have a sister myself so I know what they're like!!! 😂 But, I don't see their IP addresses, only the account when it's made. I know you forgot to log in and I've seen your IP address, but if they make accounts, I won't be able to match them to you. Take care, hope you're doing ok. DaneGeld (talk) 14:25, 15 May 2021 (UTC)
Okay, thanks for asking I'm fine. I hope you are too. Let me just say that I have their account and that I can control it. Do not worry. WinkBlushAdnan SUPERMAN!--Bla bla bla blaaaa 15:19, 15 May 2021 (UTC)
Notification Adnan: Only VD:CheckUser does have the right to see your IP adress even if you're logged in, in case of abuse, like vandalism or sockpuppeting.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 21:30, 20 May 2021 (UTC)

Visual edit

Hi Chris! I'm editing Vikidia but something don't want to edit it visually. I don't know what the problem is, so if you can help me ... Thanks! SadWinkAdnan SUPERMAN!--Bla bla bla blaaaa 10:13, 18 May 2021 (UTC)

Notification Adnan: Some namespace doesn't have VE.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 10:18, 18 May 2021 (UTC)

Look who's back

Him.--ANGELO (a.k.a. Ajeje Brazorf) 21:28, 20 May 2021 (UTC)

I think we have his IP indefinitely blocked here. Might be wise to alert linedwell or a global admin to get this IP hit across all open Vikidia's... DaneGeld (talk) 00:39, 21 May 2021 (UTC)