Jeff V. Merkey
He's indefinitely blocked. I see absolutely no reason to discuss what he might do in the future. Can you please refactor your recent comments on the talk page to focus on the article and its content? Thanks! --Ronz (talk) 18:51, 21 October 2009 (UTC)
- Done. I do find it amusing how much editing this banned editor [] continues to perform to his own bio. --MediaMangler (talk) 02:12, 22 October 2009 (UTC)
- Thanks! I think you've done a very good job of cooling off a rapidly escalating dispute.
- Yes, the sockpuppetry concerns me as well. I was hoping there would be others monitoring the article that would have stepped in by now. --Ronz (talk) 02:42, 22 October 2009 (UTC)
- Please don't call me your brother, it makes me nauseous. My opinion of your character and reliability has not changed one iota. The fact that for four years of your life you contributed to the defense of the nation should be mentioned in your bio, but does not compare to the notability of your subsequent actions. You are banned from this site. Stay away. --MediaMangler (talk) 15:35, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
According to this diff there are a number of accounts and IPsocks. Do you have a list? Some of them need to be tagged so they get listed in Category:Suspected Wikipedia sockpuppets of Jeffrey Vernon Merkey. -- Brangifer (talk) 18:31, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
- A very partial list is available on an old version of my user page. I removed that material at the personal request of Jimbo Wales. The list dates from October of 2006, so it fails to include quite a few sockpuppets that have been used since then. More recent and complete lists were available on various pages that have been deleted. --MediaMangler (talk) 21:55, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
AfD nomination of Jeff V. Merkey
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