Wikipedia talk:Not every IP is a vandal

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I think 68.39.174.238 makes an excellent example on this wiki of an excellent IP editor. I mean, he even got an RFA. Perhaps he can be added to this essay. nneonneotalk 05:46, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

Why not be bold and add it? It may be my creation but it is not my article. Thanks for the point, and I will add it. weburiedoursecretsinthegarden 20:41, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks. I wasn't sure how best to word it, so I thought it best to leave it to you. nneonneo talk 20:54, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Don't worry about it! Thanks for pointing it out! weburiedoursecretsinthegarden 21:47, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
I just took a gander at the edit history of 68.39.174.238. It's refreshing to see an IP using edit summaries. Eeekster (talk) 04:13, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

And of course the corrolary...[edit]

that not every vandal is an IP. Miquonranger03 (talk) 22:34, 6 September 2008 (UTC)

That is a fallacy. nneonneo talk 02:33, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

Shortcut[edit]

This needs a shortcut 76.66.193.90 (talk) 12:46, 28 February 2009 (UTC)

There is a shortcut. 68.149.121.27 (talk) 22:07, 1 April 2009 (UTC)


Established users posing as unregistered IP addresses[edit]

Some WP users (and others) may correct typos etc without signing in.

The editor may be operating from work/elsewhere and not wish others there to know their WP identity.

Requesting clarification on "seemingly silly questions"/minor topics tangental to the editor's main areas (eg fanfic or "certain obscure practices")