Stewards' noticeboard/Archives/2017-09

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New Creations on mgwiki

Over the past couple of days, there have been various IPs such as mg:Manokana:Fandraisan'anjara/2600:387:A:5:0:0:0:7F and mg:Manokana:Fandraisan'anjara/66.90.190.251 who have been flooding the CVN channel with creation of pages related to dates. These edits are made within seconds of each other and contain the same amount of bytes. This could indicate a possible bot editor, which is certainly odd for an anonymous user. It's hard to navigate around them, checking the other edits that the CVN bot provides. What action should be taken? eurodyne (talk) 23:16, 2 September 2017 (UTC)

Less of a stewards issue and more of a global admins. Issue. It does seem to be bulk creation of year articles, and it does look to be bot orientated. Let's see if we can get the attention of the contributor.  — billinghurst sDrewth 10:44, 3 September 2017 (UTC)
7k pages created, definitely bot, operating over a number of ranges, and several IPs. I have put in place some blocks, done some deletions, and pointed them to my meta user talk page.  — billinghurst sDrewth 11:36, 3 September 2017 (UTC)