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  • JohnCD (John Cameron Deas) passed away on 30 December 2016. John began editing Wikipedia seriously during 2007 and became an administrator in November 2009.

13:36, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

Noted. -- Avi (talk) 14:58, 6 February 2017 (UTC)

An IP Address that is Engaged in Persistent Vandalism

User:Avraham, shalom. There is a contributor here on Wikipedia, 92.83.117.186 (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · edit filter log · WHOIS · RDNS · RBLs · http · block user · block log) who, as of 31 January 2017, and especially 1 February 2017, has persistently been engaged in vandalism on WP articles, choosing to randomly change the places of birth and death of various WP subjects. His IP address should be blocked. Some of his most-recent acts of vandalism have been on the following WP pages: Yihya Qafih, Pierre Brice, and Gheorghe Negrea.Davidbena (talk) 18:28, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

The IP is already blocked. -- Avi (talk) 02:26, 17 February 2017 (UTC)

Persistent Vandalism

User:Avraham, if you were to look at the edit history of Contributor, User:92.83.117.186, you will see that he is almost always involved in vandalism, and having people revert his destructive edits. Can you please stop him?Davidbena (talk) 23:21, 16 February 2017 (UTC)

See above. -- Avi (talk) 02:26, 17 February 2017 (UTC)