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August Member of the Month

Wow! Thanks for that that was totally Unexpected, Thank you! --KaiAdin 03:38, 29 June 2007 (EDT)

Congrats! Thanks for all your support, bluwiki appreciates it ;). BTW, let me know if you want any of the following:
A different link on BluWiki:Site_support
A BluWiki email address
Web server space on bluwiki (for example, I use mine for my blog --Sam Odio 12:21, 29 June 2007 (EDT)
Oh its no problem at all. Anyway the Central Nexus basically functions as my home page, so its the most appropriate for BluWiki:Site_support
Hmm, an bluwiki email would be useful, I wouldnt mind having one. Thanks Again --KaiAdin 05:58, 30 June 2007 (EDT)

Lock Request

Thanks again for the wiki and for rv'ing the spam on BlackRockRollerDisco2006. Can you please lock that page (completely or from anon edits); it's an archive now; the main page is BlackRockRollerDisco.
P.S.: If you want to make me an admin, that would be nice and I'll take care of it. Right now, whenever I rv spam, it stays in the history. I'm an admin at wiki.fastmail.fm. I'll limit my use to spam issues if you'd like. --Elvey 13:35, 9 August 2007 (EDT)

I protected it from Anon edits about an hour ago --KaiAdin 18:09, 9 August 2007 (EDT)
Thanks, Kai --Sam Odio 03:15, 11 August 2007 (EDT)


I need help with my wiki, phonetica.Phonetician talk 23:28, 10 August 2007 (EDT)

What's up? --Sam Odio 03:14, 11 August 2007 (EDT)
Bye, Mr. Odio, I have left for my own personal reasons. Bye, folks. Phonetician talk 18:40, 11 August 2007 (EDT)

Mr. Odio, you can help me after my wiki has succedded the requests for wikia at requests.wikia/Phonetica. Please delete this account. If you need the password, I'll change it to "hellojack15" (without the quotes, of course). Phoneticiantalk 18:44, 11 August 2007 (EDT)

Done. Password = hellojack15
I'll Assume thats a Pd Request for any of the pages under his name? --KaiAdin 21:23, 11 August 2007 (EDT)

Yes. Delete phonetica, my userpage, and its corresponding talk page, but not the rest. I have the right to vanish. Phonetician talk 01:53, 12 August 2007 (EDT) Sam, please delete/oversight all my contribs because they contain my name. I am now Phoneticianwithoutadegree, and I have the right to vanish.Phonetician talk

Ok, all pages related to phonetica have been deleted, but the user account itself and remaining edits cannot be removed (see BluWiki:Policy) (Remaining Contribs Ionas_Rand) --KaiAdin 02:31, 12 August 2007 (EDT)

Reporting vandal (talk • cont.logs) vandalised BluWiki_talk:AboutNathan (talk) / 22:15, 16 August 2007 (UTC) (talk • cont.logs) also [[[User:Nathan|Nathan]] (talk) / 23:18, 19 August 2007 (UTC)

Updated Spam policy

Ok, thats going to help with reducing the recent flood of spam --KaiAdin 17:25, 17 August 2007 (EDT)

Spam Blacklist Removal Request

Hi, I've made a www.tinyurl.com/yr56gv bluewiki page concerning some parasites, specifically Trypanos_oma cruzi. But the spam filter is preventing me from using / linking any word containing s_oma (remove the underscore) . I get the following error message:
The following text is what triggered our spam filter: s_oma (without the underscore)

Let me know if you can remove s o m a from the spam filter. Thanks in advance! -- : Blueboom 14:05, 21 August 2007 (EDT)

And less than an hour later, on the same page as above. Another filtered spam word i'm requesting to remove from the spam list: a_mbien (without the underscore) for my T.b. Gam_biense section. Sorry for the trouble .-. -- : Blueboom 14:47, 21 August 2007 (EDT)

On a related note, User:Metropolisforever seemd to have closed Shock Sites due to the spam filter, Not much we can do, but I worry a bit that the filerting may drive away users we have --KaiAdin 00:10, 23 August 2007 (EDT)

Nathan (talk) / 04:13, 23 August 2007 (UTC)

Update? : Blueboom 18:02, 6 September 2007 (EDT) 18:02, 6 September 2007 (EDT)

I agree that the spam blacklist is driving users away - the blacklist SUCKS and is contrary to the whole philosophy of BluWiki. Only thing is, I don't have time to revert the massive amounts spam caused by vandals when the blacklist is down. Any suggestions?
Blueboom - how about these temporary solutions:
  1. I'll remove any keywords you request, if you agree to monitor bluwiki for spam related to that keyword (instructions).
  2. Or, you can use this HTML obfuscation tool to trick the filter. For example, soma and ambien --Sam Odio 11:53, 10 September 2007 (EDT)


How the heck is this IP getting through my block?

I've blocked this IP yesterday and they've posted some (deleted) edits since:

  1. (diff) (hist) . . N! Talk:Lacouperiel; 19:14 . . (Talk | block)
  2. (diff) (hist) . . N! Talk:UWaterloo; 19:13 . . (Talk | block)
  3. (diff) (hist) . . N! User talk:Chotchki/BusDataComm; 19:13 . . (Talk | block)

Nathan (talk) 19:39, 26 August 2007 (EDT)

Wierd... the only thing I can think of is that there's a problem with the database. Let me know if it happens again. --Sam Odio

Page permissions

From BluWiki:What BluWiki Is: "..I am working to develop a hack where creators of new pages can set page permissions - which will control who can view / edit a page. I feel this is important to allow free expression yet prevent anarchy."

Hopefully this will help in some way: You might want to coordinate with [[[User:Nathan|Nathan]] (talk) 00:46, 3 September 2007 (EDT)

Shock Sites

Is there any way to remove the spam-filter for the shocksites page only?. It seems to have destroyed the site completely (you can't save the page if any of the entries are blacklisted). Removing it for the shocksites page only would allow that page to still be edited, while allowing spam to be filtered independently.

Perhaps, another option would be, that moderators can, when requested, un-spam-filter certain pages?. This would mean that new pages have the spam filter and so can't be used for spam, while established pages can be free of the filter which, in the case of SHock Sites, has prevented the page from being edited at all!.

Unless of course the spam-filter is intended to stop the Shock Sites page - and if that is the case, it is of course your choice as Bluwiki is your site, on your server! Nathan (talk) 08:02, 11 September 2007 (EDT)

Interesting Page

I was thinking, on the Main Page just some sort of an "featured article" kind of link to a page on bluwiki, but without the page looking like or sounding a featured article on wikipedia, just something thats Interesting that we may have found on our wanderings through Special:RecentChanges, Special:Popularpages or Special:Longpages or anything else for that matter.

Basically, something that can draw attention to Bluwikiians pages and show off what people can do on Bluwiki --KaiAdin 17:09, 14 September 2007 (EDT)

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