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=== username(s), IP address ===
*{{luxotool|IP address}} <!-- for IP addresses -->
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SpBot archives all sections tagged with {{Section resolved|1=~~~~}} and sections whose oldest comment is older than 7 days. For the archive overview, see Vandalism reports/Archives. The latest archive is located at 2017-05.

Current cross-wiki vandalism[edit]

Please remember to use a section heading to distinguish your report from others, please use level 3 headers: === title request ===.

Many IP addresses on jbo and fo Wiktionaries[edit]

All pages created on 18 May 2017 (UTC) on the Lojban Wiktionary (which just pushed the wiki past 1,000 articles) need to be deleted, as they appear to be 275 copies of the page wikt:jbo:sum (named "sum1" through "sum275"). The relevant IP addresses (in reverse order by edit date) include:

Also, hundreds of highly questionable entries (for supposed variants of English, Danish, and other languages) on the Faroese Wiktionary (which also pushed that wiki past 1,000 articles today) have been created in the last week by many IPs, including two in the list above:

The Faroese entries are perhaps good-faith attempts to expand that wiki; I list them here with the other, more obvious (Lojban) case of vandalism because they share some IP addresses and the characteristics of pushing the wiki to a milestone with many edits clearly by the same user using a rotating list of IP addresses. Also, note that I haven't checked to see what other wikis these IPs have recently edited (obviously, interested parties can do that with the provided links). - dcljr (talk) 08:50, 19 May 2017 (UTC)

The Lojban entries have been deleted. At least some of the Faroese enries have also been deleted. Thanks.
Now, a bunch of entries similar to the Lojban ones have been created on the (adminless) Greenlandic Wiktionary by:
- dcljr (talk) 17:23, 21 May 2017 (UTC)

MasonDecker217[edit]

These IP edits at the Korean Wikiquote occurred 2 minutes after MasonDecker217 first visited that wiki (23 May 2017 00:31 UTC), and then that milestone and other recent ones (including those discussed in the section immediately above this one) was announced at Wikimedia News by that user.

I believe this is a known longtime cross-wiki vandal (IP "162.196.142.177" listed under "24 Oct 2016"), so the contributions can be deleted on sight? If so, please delete the ones linked to in this comment and in the previous section. - dcljr (talk) 02:12, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Vandalism on Meta[edit]

This section is for reports of vandalism on this wiki. Please place reports about other wikis in the section above. Please use level 3 headers: === title request ===.