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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 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

This page is for requesting CheckUser information on a wiki with no local CheckUsers (see also requesting checkuser access). Make sure to follow the following instructions, or your request may not be processed in a timely manner.

Before making a request:

  1. Make sure you have a good reason for the check. It will only be accepted to counter vandalism or disruption to Wikimedia wikis. Valid reasons include needing a block of the underlying IP or IP range, disruptive sockpuppetry, vote-stacking, and similar disruption where the technical evidence from running a check would prevent or reduce further disruption.
  2. Be specific in your reasons. Ambiguous or insufficient reasons will cause delays. Explain the disruption and why you believe the accounts are related, ideally using diff links or other evidence.
  3. Make sure there are no local checkusers or policies.
  4. Please ensure that the check hasn't already been done:


How to make a request

How to make a request:

  • Place your request at the bottom of the section, using the template below (see also {{srcu}} help).
    === Username@xx.project ===
    {{CU request
     |status          = <!--don't change this line-->
     |language code   = 
     |project shortcut= 
     |user name1      = 
     |user name2      = 
     |user name3      = 
    <!-- Max 10 users -->
     |discussion      = [[Example]]<!-- local confirmation link / local policy link -->
     |reason          = Reasons here. ~~~~
    }}
    

    For example:

    === Example@en.wikipedia ===
    {{CU request
     |status          = <!--don't change this line-->
     |language code   = en
     |project shortcut= w
     |user name1      = Example
     |user name2      = Foo
     |user name3      = Bar
    <!-- Max 10 users -->
     |discussion      = [[:w:en:Example]]<!-- local confirmation link / local policy link -->
     |reason          = Reasons here. ~~~~
    }}
    
  • Specify the wiki(s) you want to perform the check on.
Cross-wiki requests
Meta-Wiki requests

Requests[edit]

Bodybuilder1991@en.wikiversity[edit]

@Abd: Have you send it to stewards@wikimedia.org? As emails from outsiders to stewards-l are automatically rejected. Trijnsteltalk 01:55, 2 February 2018 (UTC)
Yes. I got a response from Vito, so I know it went to the right list. (He does not seem to have understood the mail. I am not asking for checkusers to reveal any private information, nor to connect IP addresses to real persons, nor to act based on the information I provided, other than, say, police may investigate an anonymous tip. They will not arrest someone solely on such a tip. I provided a list of IP addresses that were clearly the relevant sock master from the duck test, and that might be useful in connecting the named accounts. If not, it can be disregarded.) I also provided certain normally private information, legally collected, but I do not want to describe it here. w:WP:BEANS Thanks. --Abd (talk) 02:04, 2 February 2018 (UTC)
Indeed I didn't understand it was just "an anonymous tip". In other words a request to violate a basket of policies and laws basing upon illegally collected, untrustworthy and useless data. --Vituzzu (talk) 10:10, 2 February 2018 (UTC)
It was not anonymous, but private, as such should be. ("Anonymous tip" was an analogy.) It was not a request to violate any identified policy, and no evidence was collected illegally. Vituzzu is making serious claims without evidence (and, by the way, after he made this "illegal" claim, I researched the law and found nothing), but this is irrelevant here. This is a checkuser request, and what I submitted to the checkuser mailing list will be used or not, at the discretion of the acting steward. If there are any questions about the request, I'll answer; until then I'm simply waiting. I am not biased toward positive results, a finding of clear independence would be of equally high interest to me. There are intermediate findings that would still be valuable. Please, just the facts, as possible. (One of the accounts above was added to a prior request by another user from Wikiversity, but it was not noticed and that had been archived.) --Abd (talk) 04:16, 3 February 2018 (UTC)
I don't trust your knowledge of policies, nor your "researches". That's both against law and policies, there's no much room for lawyering. Also I think you're just using this particular LTA (who is anything but smart) as an easy front for your en.wikiversity agenda. Both @Mu301: and @Ajraddatz: already outlined, these requests are not useful: most of these accounts are already checked at en.wiki or are easy catch for duck test. --Vituzzu (talk) 21:53, 3 February 2018 (UTC)
At en-wv there's a grand total of just 4 edits from Bodybuilder1991 (all of them on my talk page) and one from Liftingthe (also on my talk page.) I was not able to provide assistance in this case, but I do consider it legitimate that someone at least be allowed to make a request to a local 'crat even if they've been blocked elsewhere. I do not appreciate an indef blocked user like Abd interfering with these communications as we attempt to respond to complaints on our wiki. (and there have been many complaints from Abd's activity...) I see no edits at en-wv from any of these accounts that warrants CU, and consider this to be a frivolous and nuisance request. These vendetta's that you are pursuing are a large part of the reason why you can no longer participate at Wikiversity. @Abd: your wv user talk page is now locked.[1] You no longer have an "agenda" to pursue at Wikiversity. Please stop wasting everyone's time. --mikeu talk 03:36, 4 February 2018 (UTC)
Just FYI, 21:53, 27 January 2018 Matanya (talk | contribs) changed status for global account "User:Liftingthe@global": set locked; unset (none) (Long-term abuse) --Marshallsumter (talk) 19:12, 4 February 2018 (UTC)
(Not documented in the previous request.) The point of this request is not that sock, which was indeed obvious, but the connection between the Michaelskater family, already found to be behind impersonation socks, and to be Bodybuilder1991, and new impersonation and other socks on Wikipedia, as well as previously reported IP addresses apparently involved in the same issues, cross-wiki. This can make a difference in further discussions. As to "wasting time," I have filed a substantial series of checkuser requests, all quite productive. Someone, though really doesn't want this to happen and has been complaining extensively by email to some, who seem to believe the claims. This page is for checkuser requests. not debates, and hopefully this one will be addressed or closed. Thanks. --Abd (talk) 23:53, 4 February 2018 (UTC)
  • Here are some facts that may be helpful:
  1. w:user:Kujilia did not edit on 25 January 2018, when v:user:Liftingthe edited Wikiversity, which is timing.
  2. w:user:Kujilia edited Wikipedia between 13:38 and 16:36, 23 January 2018, when v:user:Bodybuilder1991 edited Wikiversity at 06:07, then again at 22:35 and 22:37, 23 January 2018, which is timing.
  3. w:user:Kujilia edited w:Toby Young about eugenics/nazis (nazis, is another AP focus, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Anglo_Pyramidologist/Archive).
  4. w:user:Kujilia has an unusual level of knowledge about eugenics/nazis.
  5. Confirmed AP sock w:user:WoodChopper edited w:Talk:Toby Young on 12 January 2018 regarding eugenics.
  6. Confirmed AP sock w:user:Rebecca Bird edited w:Toby Young on 16 January 2018 regarding eugenics.
  7. w:user:El Badboy! calls itself "Tarquin Q. Zanzibar" when editing Talk pages like w:Talk:Toby_Young at 10:15, 11 January 2018 which is impersonation regarding eugenics/nazis, but edited w:Toby Young as w:user:El Badboy! also about eugenics/nazis.
  8. w:user:El Badboy! has an unusual level of knowledge about eugenics/nazis.
  9. w:user:FudgeBarEater and w:user:AlahAkbarAllah are two impersonations by AP that include "bar" as in "Zanzibar" impersonation by user:El Badboy!, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Anglo_Pyramidologist/Archive, coincidence of names.
  10. w:user:El Badboy!'s last edit on Wikipedia was at 13:51, 25 January 2018, only edit by v:user:Liftingthe was at 19:31, 25 January 2018, and account registered on Wikiversity at 18:43, 25 January 2018, which is timing, and another impersonation.
  11. v:user:Sci-fi-, an AP sock (see Checkuser archive), edited Wikiversity in August 2017, w:user:El Badboy! did not edit in August 2017, but did edit Wikipedia in July 2017, which is timing.
  12. w:user:El Badboy! tried to get w:Biochemical Predestination deleted at 19:10, 11 April 2015, and another user suggested taking concerns to Fringe Theories Noticeboard, which is focus on a fringe science, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Anglo_Pyramidologist/Archive.
  13. w:user:El Badboy! as "Tarquin Q. Zanzibar" edited w:Talk:Dean H. Kenyon regarding Creationist/Creationism as science, another AP focus, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Anglo_Pyramidologist/Archive. --Marshallsumter (talk) 15:56, 18 February 2018 (UTC)
  • Here are some additional facts that may be helpful on Tumbleman impersonations:
  1. At 21:45, 25 January 2018 w:Tumbleman 2018 edited Fringe Theories Noticeboard, which is focus on a fringe science, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Anglo_Pyramidologist/Archive.
  2. At 21:45, 25 January 2018 w:Tumbleman_2018 deleted an edit by w:user:Krelnik that began with "A post at the "Wikipedia We Have A Problem" blog (I'd link it but naturally it is blacklisted) is soliciting readers to go edit two articles that have figured in past fringe-related edit wars and attempt to relitigate past battles on the talk page. The first request is to go to w:Rupert Sheldrake and ask about the word biologist in the first sentence (despite the fact that it is already right there in the second sentence). The second request is to go to w:Deepak Chopra and ask about "why he isn't listed as an MD", again despite the fact that this is right there in the second paragraph." is attempting to turn every conversation into an attack on favorite targets, a common AP sock behavior, here included w:user:Krelnik.
  3. The above includes deception.
  4. The above includes a request for contributors to pressure others.
  5. w:Tumbleman 2018 is an impersonation of w:user:Tumbleman.
  6. v:Liftingthe edited Wikiversity at 19:31, 25 January 2018, before first edit above by w:Tumbleman 2018, which is timing.
  7. At 18:08, 14 February 2018 w:Tumbleman Wins reattacked w:Deepak Chopra with "wikipediawehaveaproblem.com/2018/01/come-play-wikipedias-blp-pallooza/", which is an attack on favorite targets, a common AP sock behavior.
  8. This is vandalism and impersonation of w:user:Tumbleman.
  9. w:Tumbleman Wins has an unusual level of knowledge in attack on w:Deepak Chopra.
  10. user:Logos Tumbleman Manul Abd Jamenta Dan Skeptic edited at 19:08, 15 October 2017 to User talk:Abd (→‎Latest misinformation from Englisc), which is an attack on favorite targets, a common AP sock behavior.
  11. user:Logos Tumbleman Manul Abd Jamenta Dan Skeptic is another impersonation of w:user:Tumbleman.
  12. 19:10, 15 October 2017 Ajraddatz (talk | contribs) changed status for global account "User:Logos Tumbleman Manul Abd Jamenta Dan Skeptic@global": set locked; unset (none) (Long-term abuse). --Marshallsumter (talk) 19:58, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

Here are facts on The 23canaries and The Aiki:

  1. At 13:19, 26 January 2018 w:user:The 23canaries edited w:Talk:Rupert Sheldrake.
  2. At 13:21, 26 January 2018 w:user:The 23canaries edited w:Wikipedia:Fringe theories/Noticeboard.
  3. Fringe Theories Noticeboard is focus on a fringe science, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Anglo_Pyramidologist/Archive.
  4. Edit at 13:21, 26 January 2018 to section "Blog author soliciting people to troll Rupert Sheldrake and Deepak" of w:Wikipedia:Fringe theories/Noticeboard was revision deleted.
  5. At 22:17, 25 January 2018‎ w:user:The Aiki edited w:Wikipedia:Fringe theories/Noticeboard which was revision deleted.
  6. At 22:19, 25 January 2018‎ w:user:The Aiki again edited w:Wikipedia:Fringe theories/Noticeboard (Undid revision 822356675 by Chrissymad (talk)) which was revision deleted.
  7. v:Liftingthe edited Wikiversity at 19:31, 25 January 2018, before first edit above by w:user:The Aiki, which is timing.
  8. Confirmed AP sock w:user:Watcher1968 edited w:Talk:Rupert Sheldrake on 17 November 2017.
  9. Confirmed AP sock w:user:Goblin Face edited w:Talk:Deepak Chopra on 8 December 2014‎.
  10. pages will continue to be a magnet for this user. --Marshallsumter (talk) 22:57, 19 February 2018 (UTC)

Here are a few facts about user:MrRowser:

  1. attempting to turn every conversation into an attack on favorite targets is common AP sock behavior, see User:Abd/LTA/Anglo Pyramidologist.
  2. a person that AP had a conflict with in the past.
  3. complaining about bias and misinformation.
  4. a single-purpose account to maintain anonymity.
  5. User:MrRowser stated: "I did a handful of edits in regard to the Wikiversity article on parapsychology back in 2015." Parapsychology is a favorite AP subject, see w:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Anglo Pyramidologist/Archive.
  6. user:MrRowser stated: "I did a handful of edits in regard to the Wikiversity article on parapsychology back in 2015.", but v:user:MrRowser was never registered on Wikiversity which is either impersonation or deception, or both.
  7. personal attacks and harassment against anyone who disagrees with him, e.g., "this is extreme paranoia." on section Abd.
  8. pressuring user:Vituzzu for a deletion.
  9. w:user:El Badboy! edited Wikipedia at 02:59, 24 December 2017 (last edit in December 2017).
  10. w:user:I have a big foot a confirmed AP sock edited Wikipedia between 17:13, 24 December 2017 and 17:15, 24 December 2017.
  11. w:Rebecca Bird, a confirmed AP sock edited Wikipedia between 18:30, 24 December 2017 and 18:48, 24 December 2017 (last edit in 2017).
  12. user:MrRowser edited here between 22:21, 26 December 2017 and 03:01, 27 December 2017.
  13. w:user:I have a big foot began re-editing Wikipedia at 16:49, 28 December 2017, which is timing.
Hi, I've already sent emails about this ongoing harassment by Abd to stewards by email; I'll probably send another. The above spam is from abd, yet he just has this other user now post it - hence he still links to his coldfusion blog. The above spam is misinformation; most those accounts are completely unrelated. Just read this to see what is really going on - Lomax is perm-banned on Wikiversity and RationalWiki and blames "Anglo Pyramidologist" for those bans. He now has a vendetta against Anglo P, for example his blog now has 19 (!) smear articles attacking this person. Wikiversity perm-blocked him for this vendetta.Fairbournes (talk) 22:59, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

ΕρΚιλλ@el.wikipedia[edit]

Bibëri@sq.wikipedia[edit]

 Confirmed as well as Joana poci and Fukingusername. Ruslik (talk) 19:57, 10 February 2018 (UTC)
@Ruslik0: Can you please complete my CU test because user Τζερόνυμο is using his "suspicions" to delete all my contributions. ΕρΚιλλ (talk) 16:15, 11 February 2018 (UTC)

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