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selfrevert-2 needed[edit]

{{uw-selfrevert2}} is neeeded IMO, because other level-2 warnings contain phrase "was reverted". So I had to jump right to uw-t3. Staszek Lem (talk) 17:56, 6 March 2018 (UTC)

Can someone implement this? Staszek Lem (talk) 00:44, 8 March 2018 (UTC)

Not sure Staszek Lem: at present {{uw-selfrevert}} is a single-level notice. Doing a bad edit and self-reverting once may be regarded as a test; doing the same again after being told not to looks like vandalism, looks like they want to share the vandalised page around before they revert. It is always possible to use the second-level vandalism or test messages and edit them to remove the "has been reverted" part, or type your own message: Noyster (talk), 14:04, 15 March 2018 (UTC)
Typing my own message is waste of my own time, which is the purpose of a vandal:to mess with Wikipedians' work, right? Staszek Lem (talk) 19:03, 15 March 2018 (UTC)
@Staszek Lem: I first thought the same, but it is not needed, and there is also no need to jump to uw-t3! Template:uw-test2 contains the phrase "even if you intend to fix them later", explaining why self-reverting is not sufficient. ~ ToBeFree (talk) 01:48, 12 April 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. Somehow I missed the "if you intend" part in {{uw-t2}}. Staszek Lem (talk) 16:34, 12 April 2018 (UTC)

Edit Request[edit]

Ideally, I think the wording between the template that our top RC patroller uses and the templates the rest of the community uses should be similar in wording. In that spirit, I'm requesting a semi-bold change in adding the phrase "Your edits continue to appear to... with respective examples below.

Thanks in advance for your consideration! Sierrak28 (talk) 23:43, 30 March 2018 (UTC)

@Sierrak28: The trouble is, humans often use level two or level three templates as the first warning – for example, in cases of clear vandalism where a level 1 might be inappropriate but a 4im is clearly also inappropriate. In those instances, a "continue to..." note would be quite confusing. Cluebot will only give a level two if there's already a level one, which means it's always accurate if it says "your edits continue to appear...". I could be wrong and this could be a very helpful change with few drawbacks, but in any event, getting consensus would be good for a change like this to a template this widely substed. Best, Kevin (aka L235 · t · c) 06:46, 31 March 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 12 April 2018[edit]

I Want to Replace with our Website Link Instead of this dead link. Karthiknil (talk) 11:30, 12 April 2018 (UTC)

Karthiknil "Our website link"? Who is "we"? Wikipedia accounts are not supposed to be shared by more than one person. — On your question: I take it you do not in fact want to change the message at {{Uw-deadlink}}, but instead you want to make a change to a link in some article. You may do this yourself but please ensure that the link is relevant to the particular article and conforms to our external links policy, and that your aim is not merely to promote some company or business: Noyster (talk), 11:53, 12 April 2018 (UTC)
 Not done: this is the talk page for discussing improvements to the page Wikipedia:Template messages/User talk namespace. If possible, please make your request at the talk page for the article concerned. If you cannot edit the article's talk page, you can instead make your request at Wikipedia:Requests for page protection#Current requests for edits to a protected page. JTP (talkcontribs) 13:01, 12 April 2018 (UTC)

Lying in edit summaries[edit]

Sometimes it seems like editors (especially ip editors) just lie in their edit summaries even when they seem to be doing constructive work, I find this to be a big problem when they do this becuse I don't feel they can actually be trusted.★Trekker (talk) 05:22, 21 April 2018 (UTC)