Wikipedia:Long-term abuse/VaughanWatch

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Original name(s) VaughanWatch, JohnnyCanuck
Wikilifespan March 2, 2006 — present
ISP Unknown, possibly Bell Canada
Known IPs,, (more suspected)
Physical location Toronto, Canada
Severity Moderate to High
Requests for comment Eyeonvaughan RfC
Instructions Revert and block on sight
Status Unknown

VaughanWatch (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · nuke contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log) has significant POV edits and a large sock farm


Some of the issues with VaughanWatch include:

PoV Edits

  • VaughanWatch makes very POV edits, primarily to Vaughan, Ontario related political pages such as:

Elliott Frankl

  • Many of the articles are specifically related to Elliott Frankl, such as:
  • When making these edits, he will often engage in editwarring through edit summaries, using his socks to evade 3RR.

Personal Attacks

  • He often places undeserved warning templates on other Users' pages and reverts their removal.
  • VaughanWatch frequently attacks pm_shef (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log).
  • Recently, VaughanWatch has begun trolling, with socks, User:Pm shef's talk page and other pages pm_shef has edited such as; [1],[2], [3].
  • Labels edits that he disagrees with as vandalism
  • Removes discussions that show him in a negative light with misleading edit summaries such as calling it archiving or removing vandalism or posing a new discussion


  • VaughanWatch has an extensive SOCK farm
  • VaughanWatch continuously evades his indef block by creating more sockpuppets.
  • Uses many sock puppets for AFD votes, such as for:

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