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Semi-protectionEdit

Can someone semi-protect my talk page?. Thanks, Hasley (talk) 14:10, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

Your talk page has now been semi-protected. ~ Kalki·· 23:34, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
This epidemic of IP trolls has gone on long enough. Somehow, we have to rally to get Wikiquote to only allow registered users to edit. Plus, we need to report these IPs to the proper authorities so as to relieve them of their privileges permanently. WikiLubber (talk) 00:49, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
Not all IP edits are bad (although they do seem to have a particular affinity for trolling WikiQuote). Perhaps we should implement a site-wide system of pending revisions for IPs. BD2412 T 04:07, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
That would work. WikiLubber (talk) 13:41, 16 August 2019 (UTC)

86.145.69.66Edit

Please block LTA 86.145.69.66 (talk · contributions) --WikiBayer (talk) 08:52, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

This IP, recently one used by an infantile troll, has been blocked. ~ Kalki·· 10:11, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

86.179.176.83Edit

86.179.176.83 (talk · contributions) Vandalism. --Xiplus (talk) 11:00, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Already  Y Done. GMGtalk 16:24, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

VandalismEdit

See [1] --Martin Urbanec (talk) 19:29, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Already  Y Done. GMGtalk 16:24, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

WQ:VfDEdit

We could use more participation here generally, but also more admins closing discussions. The oldest discussion has now been there for almost 20 months. I would close some of the older ones myself, but I've participated in a great deal of them already. GMGtalk 16:05, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

LTA User:86.179.205.202Edit

Please block LTA 86.179.205.202 (talk · contributions) --WikiBayer (talk) 19:37, 24 August 2019 (UTC)

LTA User:86.173.2.17Edit

Please block user 86.173.2.17 (talk · contributions) ---WikiBayer (talk) 10:52, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

LTAEdit

Please block LTA ASPIZZA (talk · contributions) ---WikiBayer (talk) 15:24, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

LTAEdit

Please protect Toy Story 2 indefinitely and find a way to stop that IP vandal's nonsense permanently. WikiLubber (talk) 22:06, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

I've protected the page again. ~ UDScott (talk) 11:37, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
Now that IP vandal is taking its actions out on the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise! It is almost as if it were a cockroach! This is exactly why we need to require users to create accounts to edit. Vandals can hide behind numerous IPs easily, but the same cannot be said for real accounts. WikiLubber (talk) 18:00, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
@WikiLubber: Your notes are very helpful but please don't use the same heading over and over again and please provide some links so it's easier for me to do something about this. Thanks. —Justin (koavf)TCM 18:12, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
Here is your evidence. That IP has the same M.O. as the Toy Story vandal. Perfect match. All SpongeBob SquarePants articles must be protected indefinitely. WikiLubber (talk) 20:41, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
But this is just one edit by this IP. Indefinitely protecting a dozen articles based on one edit is a little premature. —Justin (koavf)TCM 01:33, 8 September 2019 (UTC)
That IP may be different, but based on its remorseless edit summary, it is the exact same vandal who vandalizes Pixar films. We cannot take any chances. WikiLubber (talk) 03:26, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

LTAEdit

Monsters, Inc. is under attack from vandals who add non-existent lines by non-existent characters. I request that page be protected for no less than a year (and all other Pixar films, lest that vandal carry its vandalism over to any of them). WikiLubber (talk) 15:18, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

One week's worth of protection on that one article is not going to stop that vandal. One year on each Pixar article should suffice. WikiLubber (talk) 18:04, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
I tend to agree, as we've had to have progressively longer blocks on this page to combat vandalism - I've extended the block. ~ UDScott (talk) 18:17, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
Toy Story 3 is now under attack by the same Toy Story 2 vandal. Like I said, all Pixar films should be protected for at least a year. We cannot take any chances that this unrepentant vandal continues its constant misbehavior.
And we need to do something to get it to stop permanently, because page protection and blocking the vandal will not stop it, and I grow weary of undoing its vandalism repeatedly (that vandal undoing its own vandalism does not take away its misbehavior, since it should not have been vandalizing in the first place). WikiLubber (talk) 14:20, 30 August 2019 (UTC)
  •  Y Done Unfortunately, it doesn't look like range blocking is an option. We could look at a targeted edit filter, but I am not technically competent enough to work with edit filters. GMGtalk 14:32, 30 August 2019 (UTC)
Until we find someone who does, we cannot let that vandal go unpunished, considering it had been vandalizing for over a year without ever answering. WikiLubber (talk) 22:48, 30 August 2019 (UTC)
[redacted per w:WP:DENY]
Vandalism is not funny. WikiLubber (talk) 21:03, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
Now the Monsters, Inc. vandal is taking its vandalism out on Finding Nemo. Like I said before, all Pixar films should be under serious protection. WikiLubber (talk) 20:41, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Any admins here?Edit

Could an admin attend to the speedy deletion of Yash gawli, on which IP socks have been edit-warring to remove the speedy template for a week now ([2],[3],[4],[5]). The page is self-promotion spam by Yash Gawli, who, along with over twenty socks, is globally locked for the aforementioned self-promotion. Elcobbola (talk) 21:52, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

 Y Done ~ UDScott (talk) 12:22, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

Revision deletion neededEdit

Please delete Special:Permalink/2662943 - its a copyright violation. Thanks, --DannyS712 (talk) 02:06, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

 Y DoneJustin (koavf)TCM 05:05, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Filter updateEdit

https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Special:AbuseFilter/28

I've been conferencing a bit off-wiki to try to get a little better at edit filters. This is a filter that has been imported from another project to target a specific xwiki vandal (sysop only view). Please review and disable if it causes any problems. Pinging especially @Koavf: who has a little bit of experience in this area. GMGtalk 14:06, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

@GreenMeansGo: I've only seen one spate of edits that would trip this filter. Have you seen more? —Justin (koavf)TCM 15:35, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
Without getting into the specifics too much in a public forum, no, its not a major pressing issue on this project at the time, but it will occasionally be an issue as the vandal is highly cross-wiki, and it was a pre-made filter that all we had to do was import for free. GMGtalk 15:40, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
I like it. —Justin (koavf)TCM 15:58, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
The filter is specific enough to avoid collateral damage. It was a big spate on Monday, so I hope the filter deters a repetition. ~ Ningauble (talk) 21:43, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
And it's already been relevant. Thanks GMG. —Justin (koavf)TCM 22:58, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Toy Story vandal is at it again...Edit

...on Thomas and Friends. Not each season article, nor the film articles that should have been protected along with the season articles. The MAIN article. Immediate action must me taken and the pages must be protected for at least a year. Here is your evidence. WikiLubber (talk) 18:10, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

 Y Done on main page and for this IP vandal. As more appear, the same action will be taken. Thanks. —Justin (koavf)TCM 18:25, 9 September 2019 (UTC)
That was a good move, changing the visibility of that vandal's revisions. Any IP with that same MO-- All of their edits must be hidden. WikiLubber (talk) 20:41, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Jo M. SekimonyoEdit

Still hasn't been deleted after Wikiquote:Votes for deletion/Jo M. Sekimonyo closed on August 30. Bringing this up because an [SPA account (probably Sekimonyo himself) keeps on removing the Deletion discussion tag. Best, GPL93 (talk) 16:51, 11 September 2019 (UTC)