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Has this report lead to any further conclusions? It seems this IP user resumed activity after expiry of your 1 month block. --Vogone (talk) 16:01, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
@Vogone: Thanks for the contact, I had forgotten to get back there following the block expiry. There was no contact, which is unfortunate. I have been and tidied up, and blocked for an extended period. I also note 184.108.40.206, and think that it may be related, though will watch more closely.
I also see a little activity at tgwikt from one of the IPs which is probably related. — billinghurstsDrewth 20:49, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
I see you blocked 2804:14C:6585:429A:E9B4:A405:E5FF:F8C0 on that wiki, but have not deleted (all of?) their recent contributions — specifically the ones from March 10th, which I'm pretty sure are the exact entries that caused the wiki to pass 30K again on that date (I announced it with no "reservations" because I forgot I had just questioned similar activity in that same wiki just the month before [as linked to by Vogone above]). Any particular reason you left those pages alone? - dcljr (talk) 02:17, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
Same goes for the following users on the same wiki:
These 5 IPs have been blocked as part of your March 24th block of "2804:14c:6590:8cec::/64" but their contributions from early January of this year have been left on the wiki. Have I just "jumped the gun" on this, and you're still in the process of deleting stuff over there? Or are you not sure they're actually the same person? - dcljr (talk) 02:33, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
Mass delete failed due to db error, and I didn't have the time to do singly. The older are not in RC, so cannot be mass deleted. — billinghurstsDrewth 04:39, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
OK. So, should I request this at SRM? (You would have deleted those pages if you could have, right?) - dcljr (talk) 06:04, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
They are deletions that are going to need to be bot'ified or handled individually, which takes a little time and patience. These are shared tasks, so either at SRM, or a link to list at SRM are always an option. — billinghurstsDrewth 09:38, 25 March 2019 (UTC)
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Hello Billinghurst! Just a question about how you found the spam of this and this and ordered COIBot to make reports on IRC when I don't see you on Freenode. Is there another spam monitoring channel/network? I'm trying to help out more re: spam and hope to learn from you about this. Best, Vermont (talk) 22:22, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
I found the spam by old-fashioned hard work of following spammers edits, and seeing what else they had added. // I am guessing that you are sitting in the channels to watch spam, though the bot can be controlled from elsewhere, though it is not monitoring spam. I just bossed. // Small Wiki Monitoring Team/IRC is the page with the bossing commands. — billinghurstsDrewth 22:36, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
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