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These indicators are used by CheckUsers and stewards for easier skimming of their notes, actions and comments.
{{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
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All  Confirmed as well as Camilla498, Camilla598, Trykksvak, Mynas-19, Finneguri, BLÆGG, Tyrredal-4 and Tyrredal-5 and many others. I do not understand while you have not re-blocked Hovde, which is obviously the socketmaster. Ruslik (talk) 17:04, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
It is definitely not obvious from the edit patterns. - 4ing (talk) 18:27, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
@Ruslik0: The previous CU showed that "All accounts are using a mess of IPs, especially mobile ranges which are shared with many active and obviously good-faith users." Therefore, I have a problam understanding how you can point on Hovde as a sockmaster. - 4ing (talk) 07:51, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
The accounts above use different IPs from the same ranges but Hovde is nearly always present on the same IPs. Hovde also users exactly the same two devices to edit. Ruslik (talk) 08:19, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
I've followed up on this per Ruslik's request. I agree that Hovde could be part of the same group; the user agents match in many cases, and Hovde is present on all of the abused ranges. However, there are also some obviously good-faith users who share multiple of the ranges, so it's really up to you to determine based on behavioural evidence. Sorry I can't give a more concrete answer. Ajraddatz (talk) 21:09, 24 May 2016 (UTC)


The two older accounts are Stale, so no CheckUser data is available for them. ChanelQueens and Quotes4more are  Confirmed. There are also a few obvious IP socks:,, and (all in range which can be blocked without collateral). Ajraddatz (talk) 19:15, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
Thanks! ~ Ningauble (talk) 20:03, 24 May 2016 (UTC)


Technical evidence suggests that the above accounts are  Confirmed socks, along with MyAlarmCenter, Elitesem1, Internetdotcom --Shanmugamp7 (talk) 09:08, 28 May 2016 (UTC)

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