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Welcome to the Administrative Assistance reading room. You can request assistance from administrators for handling a variety of problems here and alert them about problems which may require special actions not normally used during regular content editing. Please be patient as administrators are often quite busy with either their own projects or trying to perform general maintenance and cleanup.

You can deal with most vandalism yourself: fix it, then warn the user. If there is repeated vandalism by one user, lots of vandalism on a single page, or vandalism from many users, tell an admin here, or in #wikibooks (say !admin to get attention).

For more general questions and assistance that doesn't require an administrator, please use the Assistance Reading Room.

Hi Artix here[edit]

Hi all,

If you have noticed, I've been globally locked. It was a good run though. I was falsely accused of sockpuppetry that is being unblocked. An appeal is in t he works for an unblock. Unfortunately, the sock block quickly spiralled out of control as other users decided to hunt across wiki and block me on several other wikis. Thus it was proper for a lock by a steward, as it was not worth continuing as a user with this username.

Much thanks to several users who made my time on wikibooks awesome. Shoutout to Atcovi, Pi zero, and QuiteUnusual for being friendly people and helpful to my enrichment. It was awesome editing the articles for the Guide to the Lord of the Rings and the Inheritance Cycle. Some day perhaps, I will come back and finish those books. Cheers. It was a pleasure.

IPv6 vandal[edit]

Special:Contributions/2001:56A:76EC:E800:5C82:10BF:719C:E9F0 seems to have something against Jack Potte... Chazz (talk) 20:11, 3 November 2018 (UTC)

That's because I had deleted its nonsense. Now it's blocked during one week. JackPotte (discusscontribs) 22:14, 3 November 2018 (UTC)

Protect Cell Biology/Organelles[edit]

The page is being excessively vandalized. A semi-protection would be useful. Esteban16 (discusscontribs) 21:12, 9 December 2018 (UTC)

Done One week. JackPotte (discusscontribs) 22:35, 9 December 2018 (UTC)

UCL deletions and protections[edit]

Some users are repeatedly recreating pages which I've specifically told then not to without checking with me or requesting at WB:RFD. As a consequence, I have been forced to protect some pages from creation as an emergency (please see logs). @QuiteUnusual: please check whether I'm making an error on my judgement.

Noting this for record.

Leaderboard (discusscontribs) 03:45, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

no pb. JackPotte (discusscontribs) 19:34, 10 December 2018 (UTC)
Seems fine to me QuiteUnusual (discusscontribs) 13:11, 11 December 2018 (UTC)