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All rights available on Wikibooks are handled here, including autoreview, reviewer, importer, uploader, administrator (and interface administrator), bureaucrat, CheckUser, pseudo-bot, and bot flags. A nomination must demonstrate how the project will benefit from granting the rights.

To nominate a user (including yourself), add their username to the appropriate section below. Please explain why you feel the nominated user would be a good choice. All registered Wikibookians may comment, and provide arguments in support or opposition. For the bot flag, technical information about the bot may be requested. See the specific requirements for each type of access on their respective pages. Please do not nominate other users unless they have already agreed to be nominated.
Consensus does not need to be demonstrated —though discussion is welcome— in granting autoreview, reviewer, importer, and uploader flags. Administrators may use their best judgement in granting those. Interface admin was historically part of the administrator tool set and is granted on request to administrators. All other tools require community consensus and can only be granted by bureaucrats. Access to CheckUser is governed by CheckUser policy. After about one week, if there is consensus to grant access, then a bureaucrat will make it so and record the fact here. If not, a bureaucrat may refuse to grant the rights and the request will remain until a consensus is reached. The importupload permission requires a 5-day discussion before the right can be granted.

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Requests for permissions

Benrattray (discuss · contribs · count · logs · block log · rfp · rights [change]) (create/edit a page blocked by auto)

Hi, can we please have permission to create and edit the following page? Exercise_as_it_relates_to_Disease/Effects_of_a_swim_program_for_children_with_Autism I vaguely recall having problems in my class with titles that include the word autism.... thx --Benrattray (discusscontribs) 05:02, 5 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Benrattray: you don't need a permission to make pages. However, an admin may be able make blacklisted pages for you. These pages may then be edited by anyone.Xania, can you create it? L10nM4st3r / Roar at me 17:47, 5 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
obviously, but that is what the error message says with this type of error. And why would this title be blacklisted, its about health.
Please can the following page also be created (because its blacklisted) - Exercise as it relates to Disease/The effects of physical activity on the social behaviour of children with Autism
It seems to be an issue around blacklisting and the word autism. Whatever the reason for that, I don't think these pages are the cause for concern the blacklisting. Thanks. Benrattray (discusscontribs) 22:07, 5 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Benrattray: I checked the abuse log and couldn't find a log of you triggering the edit filter. Could you explain what kind of warning you got? I'm not an admin here but I can try and help out to the best of what I can. SHB2000 (discusscontribs) 10:30, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@SHB2000: I tried it myself. It was a local or global blacklisted page title. It's not an edit filter. L10nM4st3r / Roar at me 11:20, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ah yes – didn't occur to me that the page would be on the title blacklist. The word "autism" is on the global blacklist which is probably why Benrattray wouldn't have been able to create that page. SHB2000 (discusscontribs) 11:24, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
ok thanks. I will find another way to get these student projects completed. Benrattray (discusscontribs) 23:35, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

TenWhile6 (discuss · contribs · count · logs · block log · rfp · rights [change]) (autoreview)

Hello. I am active in fighting global vandalism and I speak English, that’s why I am also here patrolling in the recent changes. I also hold the rollback flag in a few wikis. (Hope, I am trusted. CA for my usergroups) --TenWhile6 (discusscontribs) 21:22, 8 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Not done – I'm not denying the fact that you are trusted, but your edit count on en.wb is very low and a majority of those edits were made yesterday. You will automatically receive the reviewer right once you pass a certain criteria (which hopefully won't be a long time away). The autoreview right is more so for making mass edits (e.g. mass-fixing types, etc.). --SHB2000 (discusscontribs) 23:08, 8 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

AWB usage

Hi, I had AWB enabled under my old username. I've changed username from "Rubbish computer" to "Alextejthompson". I had AutoWikiBrowser permissions enabled on my old account, but it hasn't carried over to my new one. I am planning on looking to fix common typos. Am I ok to use AWB here for that? Have any rules changed? Alextejthompson (Ping me or leave a message on my talk page) 15:14, 12 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Alextejthompson:, you can update the AWB page with your new username. We tend to be lax on this. Leaderboard (discusscontribs) 17:28, 12 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi Leaderboard, thanks for letting me know. Alextejthompson (Ping me or leave a message on my talk page) 17:30, 12 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]