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This page allows you to request CheckUser information on Meta.

  • Please read the CheckUser policy before asking for a check.
  • When adding new requests, please use the {{checkuser}} template to list the user names in question and {{checkip}} for IP addresses, which simplifies investigation.
  • List your request at the bottom of the "Requests for Meta-Wiki only" heading.
  • When asking for a check we need to know:
    • why do you believe that the accounts are related (please present evidence for that with the help of diffs, etc.),
    • why, if the accounts are related, they are being used abusively, in violation of policy; and
    • why a block or other measures can't be justified without the need of technical evidence.
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{{Confirmed}}:  Confirmed {{MoreInfo}}: MoreInfo Additional information needed
{{Likely}}: Likely Likely {{Deferred}}: Deferred Deferred to
{{Possible}}: Possible Possible {{Completed}}: Completed Completed
{{Unlikely}}: Unlikely Unlikely {{TakeNote}}: Note Note:
{{Unrelated}}: Unrelated Unrelated {{Doing}}: Symbol wait.svg Doing...
{{Inconclusive}}: Inconclusive Inconclusive {{StaleIP}}: Stale
{{Declined}}:  Declined {{Fishing}}: Fishing CheckUser is not for fishing
{{Pixiedust}}: Pixiedust CheckUser is not magic pixie dust {{8ball}}: 8ball The CheckUser Magic 8-Ball says
{{Duck}}:  It looks like a duck to me {{Crystalball}}: Crystalball CheckUser is not a crystal ball
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Requests for Meta-Wiki only[edit]

Check for vandal sleepers (July, 2022)[edit]

Long term cross-wiki abuse (personal attacks), as well as off-wiki harassment. Vs6507 17:17, 29 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Procedural notes, no checks performed at this stage:
  • There are a number of accounts that are Stale which can't be checked.
  • We cannot publicly connect registered users to IP addresses and vice versa, so there'll be  No comment with respect to IP address(es).
MarcoAurelio (talk) 21:22, 29 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Accounts who cannot be checked and IPs struck out. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 21:27, 29 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Note Note: I am not entirely convinced that a CU is needed and I don't think we should do so on batches and batches of accounts. If they are evidently vandalic or sockpuppets then we should simply block them or, in case of crosswiki abuse, have them reported at SRG for steward action. It also looks like this is an attempt to have blocked sr.wikipedia accounts checked over here, but they have local checkusers that can be contacted if there's a sockpuppetry issue over there. Unless there's a specific Meta-Wiki issue that needs a local investigation here, I think we should decline and handle the crosswiki vandals through SRG instead. —MarcoAurelio (talk) 09:31, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Note Note: A RfC has been created for WMF global ban. Vs6507 11:43, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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