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--Ymblanter (talk) 12:35, 20 February 2013 (UTC)

Re: SamoaBot adding duplicatesEdit

Hello, Gabbe. You have new messages at Ricordisamoa's talk page.
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--Ricordisamoa 19:38, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

Invalid IMDb identifiersEdit

It's fixed now. Thanks for the warning. --Kizar (talk) 14:19, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

RE: Bot triggers Abuse FilterEdit

Thanks for warning, first item was wrong in it.wiki for the second is must add a check on the bot. --ValterVB (talk) 20:54, 7 May 2013 (UTC)

Requested deletionsEdit

Hi! Please make sure that you have correctly unlinked and merged all the items before requesting deletion. In the case of Q7549871 it was heavily linked with other items, so you should have changed all the instances to Q3963190 before requesting deletion. Thanks for your help, --Snow Blizzard 15:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

The sames goes for Q748530 and Q13099415 (further explanation in here). Please check that every label and description is duplicated (I mean that the merge is really completed) before requesting any deletion. Andreasm háblame / just talk to me 06:08, 20 May 2013 (UTC)

Re: IMDb errorsEdit

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--Ricordisamoa 08:41, 15 May 2013 (UTC)

Merging toolEdit

Hi, Gabbe, thanks to merging item. Do you know the tool Merge? Is perfect for merging. Automatically join all the labels, descriptions, aliases, property and sitelink and automatically can add the item to WD:RFD. If you can use it you are sure that nothing is missing. Thanks. --ValterVB (talk) 18:52, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

Q13501152 The starter WifeEdit

Why you have deleted the site link in Q13501152 ? --ValterVB (talk) 20:00, 21 June 2013 (UTC)

I haven't saw it. Thanks. --ValterVB (talk) 20:11, 21 June 2013 (UTC)

Authority control moduleEdit


I recently tried adding the Wikidata functionality from en:Module:Authority control/sandbox you wrote to en:Module:Authority control, but it resulted in an error, so I've reverted myself. Specifically, if you take the article "en:Liudmyla Monastyrska", it currently looks fine. But if you change {{Authority control}} to {{Authority control/sandbox}} it gives "Script error". I assume this is because the corresponding entry on Wikidata (Q6654017) doesn't have the "VIAF identifier" property set. Is there anyway of fixing the module so that it doesn't result in this error? Gabbe (talk) 16:15, 21 August 2013 (UTC)

I have fixed the error in both test and production code. Everything should work now (I have reuse the code of the French version of the module that works fine). Tpt (talk) 12:28, 24 August 2013 (UTC)


I've placed your deletion request on hold at Wikidata:Requests_for_deletions#Q15039641 as I'm not sure that it's the same film. Delsion23 (talk) 18:38, 8 October 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for replying and convincing me, I've deleted the empty item. Delsion23 (talk) 21:24, 8 October 2013 (UTC)


Hello, I'd like to nominate you to adminship. I just made Wikidata:Requests for permissions/Administrator/Gabbe. If you be interested to be an admin in this project please add your comment there after Candidate acceptance. If you don't wishto be one, please feel free to refuse on this page as well.

With regards, -      - (Cycn/talk) 07:15, 28 July 2014 (UTC)

Congratulations, Dear Administrator!Edit

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An offering for our new administrator from your comrades... (our gift is better than the one at Commons or Meta)

You have your gun; now here's your badge: {{User admin}}/{{#babel:admin}} and {{Admin topicon}}. Enjoy!

Gabbe, congratulations! You now have the rights of administrator on Wikidata. Please take a moment to read the Wikidata:Administrators page and watchlist related pages (in particular Wikidata:Project chat, Wikidata:Requests for comment, and Wikidata:Administrators' noticeboard), before launching yourself into page deletions, page protections, account blockings, or modifications of protected pages.

Please feel free to join us on IRC: #wikidata-admin @ irc.freenode.net. If you need access, you can flag someone down at @ irc.freenode.net. You may find Wikidata:Guide to Adminship to be useful reading. You may also want to consider adding yourself to meta:Template:Wikidata/Ambassadors, and to any similar page on your home wiki if one exists. (Check Wikipedia:Wikidata/Wikidatans (Q14964498).)

Please also add/update the languages you speak to your listing at Wikidata:List of administrators. You may also like to add your username to this list if you would not like that items you delete at RfD get marked as deleted automatically. Again, welcome to the admin corps!

Please accept my congratulations.--Ymblanter (talk) 09:21, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Grattis! --Stryn (talk) 13:20, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Congrats! A2 21:03, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Sökning i raderade versionerEdit

Kan du titta på d:Wikipedia:Wikipediafrågor#Kategori:Svenska musiker under 1900-talet, please, s'il vous plait! -- Innocent bystander (talk) 08:44, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

Bland adminverktygen finns det verktyg för att söka I raderade sidor (titta bland specialsidorna). Frågan är om någon sida med en label eller sitelink till "Kategori:Svenska musiker under 1900-talet" går att hitta där. Det ger inte alltid så mycket vettigt, då inget sökverktyg hos MediaWiki är så där lysande konstruerad. Jag vill minnas att verktyget för att söka i raderade sidor är extra uselt, så jag har inte så stora förhoppningar. Jag tror aldrig jag använde det på Wikidata, så det finns ju utrymme för mirakel. -- Innocent bystander (talk) 17:05, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Kan du göra, frågan var ju främst om det fanns någon data I form av properties och liknande till en eventuell raderad sida, och jag tror vi kan komma fram till att det sannolikt aldrig fanns någon sådan. Innocent bystander (talk) 09:18, 11 February 2015 (UTC) (Och IE's tendens att rätta min stavning när jag är på icke-svenska siter börjar bli riktigt riktigt irriterande.)


Hello. In accordance with WD:A, your administrator permissions were removed by another steward today because you had not made 10 admin actions over the last 6 months. Thank you for your service to Wikidata! --Rschen7754 01:01, 1 March 2015 (UTC)

Invitation to Wikidata user studyEdit

Dear Gabbe,
I am a researcher of the Web and Internet Science group of the University of Southampton.
Together with a group of other researchers from the same University, we are currently conducting a research aiming to discover how newcomers become full participants into the Wikidata community. We are interested in understanding how the usage of tools, the relationships with the community, and the knowledge and application of policy norms change from users' first approach to Wikidata to their full integration as fully active participants.
This study will take place as an interview, either by videotelephony, e.g. Skype, phone, or e-mail, according to the preference of the interviewees. The time required to answer all the questions will likely be about an hour. Further information can be found on the Research Project Page Becoming Wikidatians: evolution of participation in a collaborative structured knowledge base.
Any data collected will be treated in the strictest confidentiality, no personal information will be processed for the purpose of the research. The study, which has submission number 20117, has received ethical approval following the University of Southampton guidelines.
We aim at gathering about 20 participants, chosen among experienced Wikidata users who authored a large number of contributions.
Should you be interested in taking part or wish to receive further information, you can contact us by writing to the e-mail address ap1a14+wikidata_user_study@ecs.soton.ac.uk.
Thank you very much, your help will be much appreciated!

GTAA on WikidataEdit

You receive this message because you previously matched persons from the GTAA (the Thesaurus for Audiovisual Archives) with items on Wikidata. We would like to inform you about some improvements that we have made to that catalogue on Mix’n’Match. We have improved the automatic links and added additional information from our catalogue (what we’ve called ‘extracted terms’) to the terms. We hope that this makes matching the thesaurus with Wikidata that much more fun and easier. Read more about this project here or in Dutch WikiProject Dutch Media History nl here. Best! 85jesse (talk) 08:07, 18 July 2018 (UTC)