Wikipedia talk:Administrator intervention against vandalism

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Repeated vandalism on biography of a living political biography Calvin Cheng by an anonymous user[edit]

12 Dec. Politically motivated vandalism by anonymous user

User also vandalises page of Singapore celebrity chef in same way Justin Quek — Preceding undated comment added 12 December 2014


Not a huge deal, but why is the removal bot saying I blocked someone for a fortnight? I blocked someone for two weeks, not a fortnight. Is there a good reason for the bot to use "fortnight" instead of "two weeks"? --Bongwarrior (talk) 19:15, 2 January 2016 (UTC)

@Bongwarrior: A fortnight is two weeks, though. :) As for why it's saying that instead of two weeks, which I agree is easier to understand, I wouldn't know. Maybe to save room in the edit summary? Amaury (talk) 19:42, 2 January 2016 (UTC)

new link spam method?[edit] has repeatedly link-spammed Lorem ipsum, there's a warning against adding generator sites at its "External links" section now, cf the comment. is linked 49 times by wiki user pages, sometimes from funny accounts like this one.

MaterialScient rm my report[edit]

MaterialScientist I am guessing that was a mistake however I will not revert you. Could you explain it here? Dat GuyTalkContribs 10:07, 17 January 2016 (UTC)

I can't say whether it was a mistake, however as a second opinion - the IP edited for under 7 minutes nearly 3 days ago, with no edits at all after the first warning. It would be removed anyway as both insufficiently warned and 'stale'. -- zzuuzz (talk) 10:16, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
zzuuzz explained it better and faster than I was going to. Yes, there is no use reporting/blocking such IPs. They are called "stale" in WP:AIV jargon. Materialscientist (talk) 10:23, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
@Materialscientist: Still, shouldn't you just decline it by saying stale to avoid confusion and later a bot will remove it? Dat GuyTalkContribs 10:24, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Maybe, but note that bots don't remove declined reports from this board, (normally) only admins do, and they are few and busy :-). Materialscientist (talk) 10:33, 17 January 2016 (UTC)

Vandal Account[edit]

Since I cannot submit an account more than once, I am placing the info here for User:Alphacuremome: On Middle Passage: vandalism after final warning. This user continues to vandalize the article even after final warning, and as I said before, using another account (user:Cs viper sc).

Keep in mind, that with a puppet (or ally), the incidents of vandalism in this page have reached 8, in a single day. Would appreciate your help or advice Caballero/Historiador 22:01, 8 February 2016 (UTC)

Their's were methodical insertions that were not easy to clean out. Caballero/Historiador 22:02, 8 February 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Indeffed by an admin (ronhjones).   Aloha27  talk  02:07, 9 February 2016 (UTC)