Talk:Psychokinesis

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Continuous edits to Etymology section of article[edit]

I have this article on my watchlist, so I have noticed a rotating IP making small but continual changes to the Etymology section of the article. It's been going on for a long time. Sample IP roster, from just the past 5 months….

Not sure what's going on, but checking and cleaning up this random stuff takes time from editors who could be doing more productive work. - LuckyLouie (talk) 20:54, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

This is all the same person. He/she also has a tonne of other IP addresses (they all trace to the same location). See similar edits from them on Quantum mind, Dermo-optical perception, Dean Radin and more recently Energy (esotericism) (the IP is on many other articles as well). Just an example of some more of their IPS:

Same behavior and pattern in their edits i.e. first deleting references and using the Reflinks tool to fill them back in. Admittedly this is useful and there is no problem with this but they seem to mess around with various references i.e. adding then deleting the same ones or moving them around many times. See the Quantum mind article for an example of this. They also have an obsession with adding unneeded templates all over the place but never actually attempting to improve any articles. So yes they are making a mess on some of these articles but I think this user is doing good faith edits and they do not seem to understand that over all in some cases they are making a bit of a mess of things. Looking at some of the other articles they have edited, I guess this will take some time to fix. Goblin Face (talk) 22:32, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Also see their edits on the Mind over matter article. Goblin Face (talk) 22:35, 20 August 2014 (UTC)
Yeah, they don't use edit summaries or Talk pages, but I left them a message on their most recent IP user Talk page. - LuckyLouie (talk) 23:47, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

They are currently using these two IP addresses:

I noticed they edited the etymology section of the psychokinesis article again, hopefully they can explain what they are doing because it is confusing. I will not look into this any further though. Goblin Face (talk) 21:20, 21 August 2014 (UTC)