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Found another spambot. Same behavior as always. (talk) 23:34, 3 January 2017 (UTC)


Hi, I have no intention of wandering around Wikipedia. One of the reasons to notify you was to have my father's accounts disabled. I'd be grateful if you could restore the changes I made to his talk page though, that message was important. Robert Deas — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:19, 8 January 2017 (UTC)

There'll be no further activity from any account JohnCD may have had. All should be blocked forthwith. Robert — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:35, 8 January 2017 (UTC)

Steve Carlos Ramos[edit]

Steve Carlos Ramos (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log) Needs a talk page access adjustment. Sock of T Boner Erect (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log) Thanks Jim1138 (talk) 05:56, 13 January 2017 (UTC)

Three tries to get it right... Time for bed? Cheers Jim1138 (talk) 06:14, 13 January 2017 (UTC)

My talk page[edit]

Hey thanks for reverting that IP, yet again I must add. Seeing the recent IP's that have come to the page, is there a range that could be blocked for the time being or is that too much collateral damage? RickinBaltimore (talk) 13:15, 18 January 2017 (UTC)

Something like this one, this one, or this one. There is some collateral if it's more than a few hours/days, but I'm of the opinion they can be applied whenever needed. And I'm also leaning towards applying a big long LTA block on both ranges. You aren't the only target, so semi-protection is less useful. An edit filter might be an option. I'd suggest, if I'm not around for the next one, immediately applying x.x.x.0/24 blocks as needed for several hours each (example). Ping to KrakatoaKatie for opinions on a longblock. -- zzuuzz (talk) 13:42, 18 January 2017 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For protecting my user page - thank you! :-) Patient Zerotalk 11:56, 24 January 2017 (UTC)

"Go write an encyclopedia"[edit]

Isn't that what Wikipedia is? That's what I'm trying to do. Rude editors like yourself are not helping. (talk) 18:36, 24 January 2017 (UTC)

It doesn't get written on ANI. I think you've misunderstood what I've done if you think that's rude. That place is mainly full of boomerangs. You are now free to continue contributing in a collaborative and respectful manner. -- zzuuzz (talk) 18:42, 24 January 2017 (UTC)

Ya I have to agree, zzuzz is rude! 2600:1000:B078:44E8:13A:B29F:F644:7664 (talk) 14:32, 27 January 2017 (UTC)

said the user removing other people's comments. -- zzuuzz (talk) 14:34, 27 January 2017 (UTC)


If I'm not mistaken, this user's edits match the MO Tile join sockpuppets historically used to become autoconfirmed. I don't know if that's enough evidence to earn them an indefinite block at this time, but I would like to see your opinion. Sro23 (talk) 02:29, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

@Sro23: The account is now blocked. Indeed it's very similar, but my money is on it not being Tile join. Per beans, but compare closely some of the accounts at Bethel Church, Mansfield Woodhouse - almost as obsessive as Mascot Guy. -- zzuuzz (talk) 08:53, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

Glitch in the blocking code, or just a typo?[edit]

From the block log: "changed block settings for (talk) with an expiration time of 4 decades, 7 years, 30 days, 54 minutes and 52 seconds (anon. only, account creation blocked) ‎(test of 61 hours)". That's a looooooong 61 hours... :) --Guy Macon (talk) 06:08, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

@Guy Macon: That's what I thought. It was a short range block which brought it to my attention.[1] There's a bug in the display of the block length. See[2]. -- zzuuzz (talk) 08:57, 28 January 2017 (UTC)


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Peridon (talk) 17:37, 28 January 2017 (UTC) (spambot)[edit]

It's been a little while since I've seen one of these again, but an obvious spambot it is... (talk) 03:59, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

And just like that, they're already blocked... (talk) 04:48, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

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Apologies for this accidental misclick. -- Euryalus (talk) 00:00, 11 February 2017 (UTC)

No apology necessary. -- zzuuzz (talk) 09:15, 11 February 2017 (UTC)

My bad![edit]

Sorry about mistakenly reverting the ip's edits at ‪Kim Jong-nam. I really wasn't paying enough attention. Thanks for fixing my mistake! Sorry! Regards, Jith12 (talk) 21:25, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

No worries, you are not the first. It needs rewording, IMO. -- zzuuzz (talk) 21:26, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

162 IP's[edit]

The 162 IP that you just blocked may have also edited at: Regards. (talk) 20:34, 20 February 2017 (UTC)

Yes it did. I'm just cleaning up some of the other edits. -- zzuuzz (talk) 20:35, 20 February 2017 (UTC)
..and they're a VPN proxy also. -- zzuuzz (talk) 20:38, 20 February 2017 (UTC) looks like another one, returned to do the same damage; edits connect heavily to Gabucho181 (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • nuke contribs • logs • edit filter log • block user • block log) in both cases. Nate (chatter) 21:41, 20 February 2017 (UTC)

Ref desk troll[edit]

After seeing this IP address blocked, it looks like they're using a VPN service on the this range: (range contributions ·block range · block log · WHOIS (partial)). Would you be willing to perform to perform this rangeblock? Thanks. (talk) 17:33, 22 February 2017 (UTC)

A /32 range is just a single IP address. However I've extended the block. -- zzuuzz (talk) 17:39, 22 February 2017 (UTC)

Cut-and-paste move at AM-RB 001[edit]

Hi zzuuzz, would you be willing to perform a WP:HISTMERGE at the articles Aston Martin Valkyrie/AM-RB 001? It appears that an IP editor attempted a cut-and-paste move instead of requesting a page move at WP:RM. The move is legitimate and constructive, the change is to update the page from the prototype car's name to its (now) official name ([3], [4], [5], [6]) Thanks — Iambic Pentameter (talk / contribs) 13:35, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

OK, thanks. -- zzuuzz (talk) 13:38, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

George Stephenson[edit]

Hold off a few minutes. I want to revert back to 02:11, 26 February 2017. SlightSmile 13:56, 13 March 2017 (UTC)

I think I already did that. The IPs are blocked now, btw. -- zzuuzz (talk) 13:57, 13 March 2017 (UTC)
I see it, thanks. SlightSmile 13:58, 13 March 2017 (UTC)

RE: chantry island lightstation[edit]

I have researched this article in depth, this is also my home. Most of Peter K Burians add ins, did not have fully cited material -- they where missing titles, links etc. Which is why they came up in red. I am not challenging his work or time spent, I am challenging his content and proof. When I researched this article, there was a lot of material I wanted to add and could not, as I could not locate info that could not be challenged in verifying. Everything I put in this article and proved came directly from the Federal Government. I had to accept it, which is why I made sure website links where added to the article. I am sorry someones pride his hurt over this article, however, I am an historian on this lightstation and a Doctorate Researcher. Imasku (talk) 22:27, 14 March 2017 (UTC)


Hi. You were the responding admin at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/IncidentArchive948#Possible rangeblock so I thought I should talk to you first.

Although this dynamic IP has started updating timestamp on articles with a note (diff), as soon as there is not note (and sometimes with a note) he fails and gets corrected (diff) and reverted (diff) as well as warned (see User talk:2A02:C7F:5405:1300:8016:7667:AE35:FD3D).

Is it time for a block now? We can not go and add notes everywhere this editor might edit. Qed237 (talk) 10:19, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

@Qed237: OK I'm prepared to issue a short Attention Grabber™ block, hopefully timed to coincide with their next editing session. I'll need to find or fashion a talk page message to point to. -- zzuuzz (talk) 07:21, 16 March 2017 (UTC)
@Qed237: [7] -- zzuuzz (talk) 17:42, 17 March 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for the block. It worked until it expired [8]. Qed237 (talk) 10:40, 26 March 2017 (UTC)

And last night it was Mattythewhite going on a revert mission of this disruptive IP (diff). Soon I have no choice but return to ANI. Qed237 (talk) 13:37, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
@Qed237: I'm a bit troubled by the combination of vast improvement and minor inconsistency; I wonder if bringing the stats completely up to date will help (Jeff Hughes (footballer) ntupdate = 4 November 2013 !). However, for the time being I've applied the same block (rinse, repeat).[9] You could always ask Mattythewhite to apply the range block. Even if he doesn't normally do range blocks, this one can be applied without collateral. -- zzuuzz (talk) 19:52, 29 March 2017 (UTC)


Hey man, how can we add something that criticises the school without violating terms of use? Virginia Fox III (talk) 08:00, 17 March 2017 (UTC)

Hello. If you're interested in criticising your school you should go write a blog or a facebook post or have a tweet. Wikipedia is a place for reliably sourced information only. -- zzuuzz (talk) 08:03, 17 March 2017 (UTC)

RfC Suggestion Comment[edit]

Hello! You are unrelated editor (and admin) that never edited this page, so can you please conclude RfC on this page? Its quite WP:SNOW and we had three unrelated comments. --Ąnαșταη (ταlκ) 20:29, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Hello. I'd have no problem closing it, but I'd prefer it's left open a bit longer to gather any more comments. This is not a promise to close it, but I'll take another look in a few days. -- zzuuzz (talk) 21:07, 19 March 2017 (UTC)
Hello! Can you please do it now when you have some time, its too long without any other comment, and as i said, its quite clear also... Thank you --Ąnαșταη (ταlκ) 01:45, 1 April 2017 (UTC)
I've not been ignoring it. I'll try and get around to it later today. -- zzuuzz (talk) 09:04, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

LGBT rights pages[edit]

Hi zzuuzz, regarding the blocks you recently made to the users at LGBT rights in Singapore – just to let you know, it seems the same content is repeatedly being added by more accounts to the page LGBT rights in South Africa too. Regards — Iambic Pentameter (talk / contribs) 18:16, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

Thanks, another long term abuser, also available in the UK and expect other LGBT pages. -- zzuuzz (talk) 18:19, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

User:SOAS Singapore[edit]

You may wish to revoke talk page access.--Cahk (talk) 07:17, 3 April 2017 (UTC)


Hi, Zzuuzz. I noticed you blocked 2602:306:3BE7:10E0:CD6:EA18:4652:18 and checked out their range 2602:306:3BE7:10E0::/64. Nothing but vandalism from it ever, and obviously all one person (as usual for a /64), so I've blocked the range for a week. Bishonen | talk 19:24, 3 April 2017 (UTC).

Super, thanks. -- zzuuzz (talk) 19:27, 3 April 2017 (UTC)


Thanks for protecting Denefield School. Much needed. So much spam links. Made my anti vandal life easier. Thank you again! --CopernicusAD (u) (t) :) 20:39, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

Reverting edits[edit]

You undid edits that were 100% factual and belonged on that page; therefore, i undid your edit.— Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:387:8:9:0:0:0:99 (talkcontribs)

I've therefore blocked your IP address. Would you like any more blocked? -- zzuuzz (talk) 17:36, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Block Notice Not Placed[edit]

Hello. I resently noticed that you forgot to place a block notice on Hobnog01's talk page, so I did it for (talk) 23:23, 11 April 2017 (UTC)

They already know full well why they're blocked, and can view MediaWiki:Blockedtext at any time. Additionally, other users can tell they're blocked by looking at their contributions. -- zzuuzz (talk) 23:26, 11 April 2017 (UTC)

Thank you very much for your help!!![edit]

Dear Zzuuzz, thank you very much for your help, i was quite shocked to see, i had done it wrong. Thanks again!--Gyanda (talk) 12:00, 13 April 2017 (UTC)


FYI, from the geolocation, the IP trolling me that you blocked was the banned editor HarveyCarter. Beyond My Ken (talk) 23:40, 13 April 2017 (UTC)


...I just couldn't resist. :P Writ Keeper  20:21, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

I know, I know... -- zzuuzz (talk) 20:23, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

Misc ref desk.[edit]

Hi, you recently reverted 2 edits by anon on the miscellaneous reference desk. I don't know the history of one of them which seemed a bit strange, but his comment on the value of 3d didn't seem unreasonable (and I was replying to it the time) so I've restored that one. Is there some history to that user that I should know about? Best -- Arwel Parry (talk) 19:46, 21 April 2017 (UTC)

The user is community-banned from editing Wikipedia. Details are in the block log. -- zzuuzz (talk) 19:58, 21 April 2017 (UTC)
Ah, I see. Sorry, I've taken it off again. -- Arwel Parry (talk) 20:21, 21 April 2017 (UTC)

RevDel request[edit]

Hi Zzuuzz, Hope all is well, When you're not busy could you revdel this and this please, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 12:00, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

I took out the first edit. I think the worst was removed in the second. Thanks. -- zzuuzz (talk) 12:03, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
Brilliant thanks zzuuzz much appreciated, Have a great day. –Davey2010Talk 21:10, 25 April 2017 (UTC)


Even though this user hasn't been active on here in months, but this user is impersonating author Allan Levine and is accusing and vandalizing the information of Allan being married to actress Kathryn Beaumont is wrong. The user who is impersonating him refuses to stop vandalizing it, I know an impersonator when I see one. 2600:1000:B012:49E5:FB:5DEB:D44C:C76C (talk) 20:40, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

Hello. I don't know if you've ever read WP:BLP. In order for me not take the opposite view to you, and possibly wield some admin tools not in your favour, I require you to supply at least one reliable source supporting your assertion. I will accept multiple reliable sources. -- zzuuzz (talk) 21:05, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
User:Bigshowandkane64, right? I've removed the alleged fact from Allan Levine. I'll not be blocking Aglevine67. -- zzuuzz (talk) 21:35, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

Well... Even though I should have never posted anything on here. I'm not surprised about that from your reply. I guess Mr. stalker Sro23 told you about me and his lies, I'm not even bothering of reading WP:BLP because I already know the truth from you all. For not doing the right thing, whatever.... 2600:1000:B020:59B4:F991:152C:3500:B683 (talk) 23:46, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

How about you block and ban these users who keep removing my replys! OK! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:23, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

As an admin I'm happy to explain myself to the occasional banned user, even though technically you are not permitted to edit any page on Wikipedia (nor are you permitted to remove my comments whilst insulting me with bad grammar). No one has told me anything about you. Your name has a vague whiff of familiarity, but you are mainly obvious to me from your sockpuppets in the aforementioned article and persistent reinsertion of this unsupported (and contentious) allegation. If you're not prepared to read BLP you're missing out on a fundamental Wikipedia policy. If you're not prepared to adhere to verifiability, another core Wikipedia policy and philosophy, then we probably don't have much to discuss. If you're not prepared to even attempt to provide a reliable source, then whatever... So far all I've seen is a banned user inventing and inserting defamatory information, with nothing to support your arguments. -- zzuuzz (talk) 06:16, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

Whatever... I don't even care what your saying. I already know the truth about you all and for the way you all treat people on hear. 2600:1000:B014:D3E0:D5D4:3F1E:E655:79EF (talk) 11:18, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

Constitutional rights, lol. So, you're not prepared to follow policy, not prepared to discuss or support your edits, blindly sticking to truth despite the evidence, and making things up ... bye then. -- zzuuzz (talk) 12:07, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
Knowing that your edits will always be reverted, why do you keep coming back to do them? --Ebyabe talk - Inspector General ‖ 18:55, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

Haha, boy zzuuzz, I enjoy it when you guys make me laugh. They way you admins reply to us never gets old, it's so ridicules. As for you Ebyabe, I've been ignoring you ever since I stopped bugging you months ago, but who cares. That's just too bad zzuuzz, your reply doesn't even bother me. 2600:1000:B03F:9C02:3586:A360:B2D8:21A6 (talk) 21:30, 27 April 2017 (UTC)