Wikibooks:Edit filter/False positives

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1.6.98.139[edit source]

Username
1.6.98.139 (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
[[]] (filter log)
Description
Date and time
07:02, 30 May 2022 (UTC)
Comments
These edits are probably not allowed. --Jules (Mrjulesd) 00:22, 4 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

91.64.170.153[edit source]

Username
91.64.170.153 (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
More c++ idioms/function poisoning (filter log)
Description
Trying to add references where this idiom has been published
Date and time
06:59, 13 June 2022 (UTC)
Comments
The filter blocked this edit as you were just adding a URL and no other content. The addition of links like this is not generally encouraged and I wouldn't call this a false positive. It's exactly the behaviour the filter is intended to prevent. MarcGarver (discusscontribs) 10:47, 13 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

MaggieSardino[edit source]

Username
MaggieSardino (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
[[]] (filter log)
Description
I am creating a bibliography which includes URLs and they are needed.
Date and time
21:52, 15 June 2022 (UTC)
Comments
Your edit is being stopped for multiple reasons. Please create the page with an initial small edit - just a few lines. Then add each block of your text as a separate edit so that it takes, say, 10 edits to publish the whole page. This should allow you to complete the page without triggering the automatic rejection. Once you have a longer edit history, you will not have these problems. MarcGarver (discusscontribs) 08:47, 16 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
How is a new user supposed to know this very odd behavior even exists. No such warning or instructions appears anywhere when I clicked edit. Also, please be precise... what is "a longer edit history", is that 5 edits? 10? 108.168.93.43 (discuss) 14:04, 18 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi 108. A larger edit history is 10 edits (and four days) - and you must have an account too. L10nM4st3r/Roar at me 14:39, 18 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

67.149.161.45[edit source]

Username
67.149.161.45 (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
Unicode/List of useful symbols (filter log)
Description
Wikipedia has a list of box drawing characters. I tried to link to it, then I tried to just copy the table in.

Both failed though.

Date and time
14:24, 5 July 2022 (UTC)
Comments
So, the filter log says "link spamming"? L10nM4st3r/Roar at me 15:21, 5 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oh, I get it. Wikilinks look like this: [[page name]]. To link to wikipedia, use [[w:page name]] L10nM4st3r/Roar at me 15:26, 5 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

N8henrie[edit source]

Username
N8henrie (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
en.wikibooks.org/wiki/OpenSCAD_User_Manual/Using_an_external_Editor_with_OpenSCAD?veaction=edit&section=3 (filter log)
Description
Link to example editor setup flagged as spam
Date and time
17:33, 15 July 2022 (UTC)
Comments
@N8henrie: Please wait until you made 10 edits (and have a four day old account) L10nM4st3r / Roar at me 18:08, 4 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

108.168.93.43[edit source]

Username
108.168.93.43 (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
BASIC Programming/Random Number Generation (filter log)
Description
Adding real content.
Date and time
13:57, 18 July 2022 (UTC)
Comments

Henkle2[edit source]

Username
Henkle2 (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
User:Henkle2 (filter log)
Description
The two URL's that were flagged as errors and sent me to this page are critical to clarifying the question I posed. I do not know whether the text I entered at "User:Henkle2" was saved or not.
Date and time
21:40, 23 July 2022 (UTC)
Comments
@Henkle2: your edits were not saved. If a link is not allowed, Wikibooks thinks that you are link spamming. Please wait until your account is at least 4 days old and you have made ten edits. L10nM4st3r/Roar at me 21:48, 23 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. I revised the message, removing the URL's, which made it my first message. I was just trying to contact - User:Stampalbumbuddy/sandbox - about an entry on his page. I'm not sure how to do that. I am confused. Why do I have to have separate logins for Wikipedia, wikicollecting, wikidot and wikibooks? Why is my Wikipedia login not valid for all of them? Henkle2 (discusscontribs) 19:33, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Henkle2: You should have the same login for all wikimedia wikis. If you were trying to link to a diff, try [[Special:Diff/diff id]]. L10nM4st3r / Roar at me 19:59, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

TheLostProbe[edit source]

Username
TheLostProbe (discuss · email · contribs · logs · count) (filter log)
Page you were editing
Celestia/FAQs (filter log)
Description
I was fixing multiple small issues in various sections of the page. This included adding and updating several links to external websites, which triggered an "automated throttle designed to limit spammers".
Date and time
04:37, 5 August 2022 (UTC)
Comments
@TheLostProbe: try adding your likns without the "https" at the beginning, and later adding it back (when you made ten edits and your account is four days old). L10nM4st3r / Roar at me 05:03, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
wait, what do you mean my account is four days old? i created this account ages ago... TheLostProbe (discusscontribs) 05:59, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@TheLostProbe: Sorry, I hadn't noticed. But you still need ten edits on this wiki. L10nM4st3r / Roar at me 06:11, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]