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These indicators are used by CheckUsers and stewards for easier skimming of their notes, actions and comments.
{{Confirmed}}: 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 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}}: 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.
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Mpb_eu@bg.wikipedia 2[edit]

The IP ranges should actually be read as and, which are used for the GPRS/3G clients of two Bulgarian MNOs, and thus are perhaps not very helpful (although I've noticed a tendency for the users who try to avoid bans to go for the mobile networks for some reason: probably because in that way they are guaranteed either a public proxy address or a dynamic one). 212.5.131.* is trickier, as it doesn't have a separate record, but since it's part of a larger pool,, belonging to one of those two operators, and the two neighbouring networks, .130.0/24 and .132.0/24, are assigned to different subjects, I assume it's used again for the GPRS/3G clients as As for, it also seems to be a dynamic address, in the network, which is operated by a (terrestrial) cable television provider. — Luchesar • T/C 12:35, 19 May 2015 (UTC)
I've added another suspicious user, Княз Войвода, who popped up today. And just FYI, there's also a new range of addresses likely used for ban evasion: unsurprisingly, another dynamic pool,, in itself part of the larger pool Unfortunately, this IP range is even less telling, since it's probably the largest end-user ISP. We'll deal with the anonymous edits locally, but confirming all the registered sockpuppets (probably there are more than the already listed) will indeed be very helpful. — Luchesar • T/C 12:33, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Confirmed Confirmed Mpb eu, Полк. Дянко Марков, AKSKubrat
Unrelated Unrelated Христо Зарев Игнатов, Княз Войвода
@Iliev: results for your community  — billinghurst sDrewth 14:30, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Many thanks, indeed! — Luchesar • T/C 16:00, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

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