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Operator User:Tim1357
Approved? See a List of BRFAs
Flagged? Yes
Task(s) See Below
Programming language(s) Python using pywikipedia mostly
Exclusion compliant? No
Source code published? Email me

Hey there, I'm DASHBot. I did a variety of tasks until I was deactivated in 2013. If something is going wrong, please turn off the corresponding task below, and promptly leave a message on my owner's talk page. Thanks!



Task Shutoff Status Last Run Approval Description Log
WP:LINKROT-Bot Here Runs when Tim1357 has time Running now (120k+ archives added thus far) Approved See here No logs currently
WikiProject UnRefed BLP list On a page-by-page basis (see here) Runs Nightly 20:01, 23 March 2013 (UTC) Approved Update WikiProjects with list of unreferenced BLPs articles. See Instructions to add or remove a WikiProject. Log for latest run. Check page history for past logs.
Cross Namespace Redirect tagger None Runs every 6 hours 18:12, 23 March 2013 (UTC) Approved Tag pages with {{db-r2}} that redirect from the article-space to certain other namespaces Log for latest run. Check page history for past logs.
Patrolbot Here Runs every 5 minutes Last patrol Approved Patrol pages that are marked as CSD, AFD, or PROD Patrol log.
F5 Bot Here Tagging operation runs nightly; De-tagging operation runs hourly 12:23, 23 March 2013 (UTC) Approved Tag/untag unused fair use images that are not used in the article space Log for latest run. Check page history for past logs.
MovePages Here Runs monthly 02:38, 7 March 2013 (UTC) Approved Move pages that have spaced hyphens to pages that use en-dashes. (Move log ; Log for the latest run. Check page history for past logs.)
Non-Free Image Bot Here Runs Nightly Approved Remove fair-use images from non-mainspace pages. (log) (template message)
Fair-Use Resize Bot Here Runs Nightly 14:11, 8 May 2012 (UTC) Approved Rescale images in this category Upload log ; Log for the latest run. Check page history for past logs.
AlbumBot Here Code rewrite in progress Approved Move album reviews to their own section. No public logs


Task Status Last Run Approval Description Log
UnRefed BLPs Will run on request, but the Unreferenced BLP Backlog has been well dealt with August 2010 Approved Remind users who created unreferenced BLPs. No log. I could rebuild one if someone asked for one
Article Rescue Squadron helper bot De-Activated June 2010 Not needed because it was done in User-Space Update Wikipedia:Article Rescue Squadron/Current articles All logs have been deleted. Face-sad.svg
DASHBotAV Replaced by ClueBot NG October 2010 Approved Revert cases of blatant vandalism using heuristics Here (3.4 MB) A list of ~12,000 reverts that the bot did. It includes details about the reverted edit, as well as the regexes that were used in evaluating the edit.
LINKROTBot Too many bugs. H3llBot does a good job of the same task September 2010 Approved Find dead links in article citations and find archives in the Internet Archive from sometime close to the access date of the citation. Again, I've deleted the logs. Message me if you need them, and I'll see what I can do.

In Development[edit]


Some Statistics[edit]

293779 edits in total. (283317 not including deleted edits)
91936 pages patrolled.
34697 pages moved per WP:HYPHEN.
19741 images resized per NFCC#3b.
5397 images tagged as orphans.
5666 edits removing non-free images from the user-space.
60872 updates to /Wikiprojects that request lists of unreferenced biographies of living people.
326 pages tagged for deletion per WP:CSD#RD2.