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post Fri 9th May 2008, 1:58am
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Administrators can now grant immunity to underlying IP blocks to certain "trusted" editors. See this thread on WP:AN. The official policy statement is still getting firmed up.

As well as this, a new privilege called "Account creator" has now been added. This overrides the cap on daily account creations per editor. Currently, it's set to 6, but this allows certain editors to create unlimited accounts (as happens on WP:ACC, for example).

There yiz go! tongue.gif
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 2:03am
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Will this forever be known as the "AB Rule"?

Ironically, at this point there's almost no way they're going to let AB back in, is there?

At least we can tell her she can end her hunger strike now...
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 2:06am
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QUOTE(Somey @ Fri 9th May 2008, 2:03am) *

Will this forever be known as the "AB Rule"?

Ironically, at this point there's almost no way they're going to let AB back in, is there?

At least we can tell her she can end her hunger strike now...



I was unaware he was banned.
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 2:46am
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QUOTE(NVS @ Thu 8th May 2008, 9:06pm) *
I was unaware he was banned.

Who knows? At some point or other, somebody "vanished" her. Or him, or it, if you prefer...

I don't even know what AB's Wikipedia username is at the moment. I'm not sure she even knows. That's good, of course, since nobody should know, but either way, I'd have to say there are probably some WP'ers who would object to her returning, given what's happened recently.
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 3:15am
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QUOTE(Somey @ Thu 8th May 2008, 7:46pm) *

I don't even know what AB's Wikipedia username is at the moment. I'm not sure she even knows. That's good, of course, since nobody should know, but either way, I'd have to say there are probably some WP'ers who would object to her returning, given what's happened recently.


It's Special:Contributions/RenamedUser2.

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post Fri 9th May 2008, 3:20am
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Aww, man, you outed her! Now I'm going to have to delete more posts... sad.gif

But as you can see, blocked indefinitely.
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 3:38am
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It wasn't that hard. Just do a Whatlinkshere on AB's original username and check through the contribution history. Of interesting note is that AB didn't edit his/her RFA at all - everything was done by transclusion.
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 12:46pm
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QUOTE(NVS @ Fri 9th May 2008, 3:06am) *


I was unaware he was banned.


There's a User:AB on wiki but that's not the same as our AB who I think was called {redacted by me in case it's a secret} on there. unsure.gif

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post Fri 9th May 2008, 8:37pm
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QUOTE(Alison @ Fri 9th May 2008, 2:58am) *

As well as this, a new privilege called "Account creator" has now been added. This overrides the cap on daily account creations per editor. Currently, it's set to 6, but this allows certain editors to create unlimited accounts

How many socks does any admin need?
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post Fri 9th May 2008, 9:14pm
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QUOTE(guy @ Fri 9th May 2008, 1:37pm) *

QUOTE(Alison @ Fri 9th May 2008, 2:58am) *

As well as this, a new privilege called "Account creator" has now been added. This overrides the cap on daily account creations per editor. Currently, it's set to 6, but this allows certain editors to create unlimited accounts

How many socks does any admin need?


It's for WP:ACC, people who make accounts for others.
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post Sun 11th May 2008, 1:22am
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QUOTE(Somey @ Thu 8th May 2008, 9:03pm) *

Will this forever be known as the "AB Rule"?

Ironically, at this point there's almost no way they're going to let AB back in, is there?

At least we can tell her she can end her hunger strike now...


She disappeared after Day 5 of her hunger strike.
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post Sun 11th May 2008, 1:32am
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QUOTE(michael @ Sat 10th May 2008, 7:14am) *

QUOTE(guy @ Fri 9th May 2008, 1:37pm) *

QUOTE(Alison @ Fri 9th May 2008, 2:58am) *

As well as this, a new privilege called "Account creator" has now been added. This overrides the cap on daily account creations per editor. Currently, it's set to 6, but this allows certain editors to create unlimited accounts

How many socks does any admin need?


It's for WP:ACC, people who make accounts for others.

This way they can make 6 socks per minute and help at ACC tongue.gif
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post Mon 12th May 2008, 3:37pm
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Nice. They've just granted every damn sysop a license to sockpuppet with impunity. It's good to see that someone realizes this, though.
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post Mon 12th May 2008, 3:44pm
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QUOTE(Somey @ Thu 8th May 2008, 10:03pm) *

Will this forever be known as the "AB Rule"?


More like the Abdication of the Proletariat

In favor of the Admindicktatorship of the Puppetariat

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