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> Ridinhood25, Blocked as a sockpuppet of...somebody
Derktar
post Wed 26th September 2007, 10:18pm
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Adm...ser:RidinHood25

User: Ridinhood25 wandered into the ANI discussion and put his two cents in about JzG, needless to say it didn't go down well and the sockpuppet accusations began to surface.

Then the noble and virtuous admin Gadfium stepped in and did battle with this evildoer, banishing him from the holy empire and reported back with the news.

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!
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post Wed 26th September 2007, 10:23pm
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QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 10:18pm) *

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Adm...ser:RidinHood25

User: Ridinhood25 wandered into the ANI discussion and put his two cents in about JzG, needless to say it didn't go down well and the sockpuppet accusations began to surface.

Then the noble and virtuous admin Gadfium stepped in and did battle with this evildoer, banishing him from the holy empire and reported back with the news.

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!


Jeez, even I could tell (using Slimmy's patented Linguistic Skilz on loan) that Ridinhood is Onomato. Netiher of which is me, which an RFCU (yes, my WP corpse is still rotting in a <30 day old grave) would confirm.

Even samiharris can figure out that Ridinghood is onomato. Probably licensing slimmy's patent too. She must be a rich gal by now.

But who is Dozen13? Hmmm. They didn't get around to banning that one yet. Maybe they'll actually run a checkuser, or did Jayjg take the keys with him before fleeing the wikicountry?

WIKIPEDIA - BAN FIRST, DON"T ASK QUESTIONS LATER.

I think Ryulong really is running the joint now.......

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post Wed 26th September 2007, 10:26pm
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QUOTE(Piperdown @ Wed 26th September 2007, 3:23pm) *

QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 10:18pm) *

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Adm...ser:RidinHood25

User: Ridinhood25 wandered into the ANI discussion and put his two cents in about JzG, needless to say it didn't go down well and the sockpuppet accusations began to surface.

Then the noble and virtuous admin Gadfium stepped in and did battle with this evildoer, banishing him from the holy empire and reported back with the news.

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!


Jeez, even I could tell (using Slimmy's patented Linguistic Skilz on loan) that Ridinhood is Onomato. Netiher of which is me, which an RFCU (yes, my WP corpse is still rotting in a <30 day old grave) would confirm.

Even samiharris can figure out that Ridinghood is onomato. Probably licensing slimmy's patent too. She must be a rich gal by now.

But who is Dozen13? Hmmm. They didn't get around to banning that one yet. Maybe they'll actually run a checkuser, or did Jayjg take the keys with him before fleeing the wikicountry?


Oh I know it was obvious he was probably a sock but the fact he was banned by someone simply stating "he's a sockpuppet...I just don't know who" was pretty hilarious.
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post Wed 26th September 2007, 10:29pm
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QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 10:26pm) *

QUOTE(Piperdown @ Wed 26th September 2007, 3:23pm) *

QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 10:18pm) *

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Adm...ser:RidinHood25

User: Ridinhood25 wandered into the ANI discussion and put his two cents in about JzG, needless to say it didn't go down well and the sockpuppet accusations began to surface.

Then the noble and virtuous admin Gadfium stepped in and did battle with this evildoer, banishing him from the holy empire and reported back with the news.

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!


Jeez, even I could tell (using Slimmy's patented Linguistic Skilz on loan) that Ridinhood is Onomato. Netiher of which is me, which an RFCU (yes, my WP corpse is still rotting in a <30 day old grave) would confirm.

Even samiharris can figure out that Ridinghood is onomato. Probably licensing slimmy's patent too. She must be a rich gal by now.

But who is Dozen13? Hmmm. They didn't get around to banning that one yet. Maybe they'll actually run a checkuser, or did Jayjg take the keys with him before fleeing the wikicountry?


Oh I know it was obvious he was probably a sock but the fact he was banned by someone simply stating "he's a sockpuppet...I just don't know who" was pretty hilarious.


Indeed. I think they've painted them selves into a sock corner though, hence the "he's gotta be a sock of somebody!"

So....Ridinghood = onomato= piper= wordbomb...never mind the checkuser, it's just not as useful as painting yourself into a corner with a circular lie, so it's just ridinghood = somebody bad.
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post Wed 26th September 2007, 11:01pm
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QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 4:18pm) *

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!



"I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of..." They aren't even trying anymore. Wonderful. Good spot Derktar.
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post Thu 27th September 2007, 12:24am
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QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Wed 26th September 2007, 7:01pm) *

QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 4:18pm) *

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock. —gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki !


"I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of …" They aren't even trying anymore. Wonderful. Good spot Derktar.


Operators are standing by at the the Adopt A Sock Agency founded by Jonny Cache and Juzon Vürßt. Phone or email your urgent request on behalf of RidinHood25 and our caseworkers will get right on it.

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post Thu 27th September 2007, 2:38am
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I think that what he wrote was borderline "outing" of real life information, and per their rules may be sufficient to block him on regardless of whether he is a sock puppet.

Furthermore, note that they have subsequently added this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Susp..._of_RidinHood25

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Simongar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Woodwolf

Ergo, he is not a sock puppet, but he does have sock puppets himself.

Either way, this is a good example of the method that is used so frequently on Wikipedia. "I disagree with you, therefore you must be abusing sock puppets". Its just odd that in this case they're only disagreeing with 1 person yet making the sock puppet accusations already. Usually they only do it when its 2 or more people they disagree with.

However, overall, I think its a bad thing to do. The guy did nothing more than to comment on an admin noticeboard note about what to do about JzG leaving. What he said was overall pretty positive. Why is he not entitled to his own opinion? That seems wrong, really wrong.

But just the same it is pretty typical of what goes on.
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post Thu 27th September 2007, 3:10am
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You guys are so unhip.

Didn't anyone explain the scoring system to you when you entered the arena?

Any utter greenhorn can score a true sock accusation, so you only get one point for that — but a takes a certain knack to pick up a false sock accusation, which is why you get 10 points for that.

And some of you even act like you have gotten the funny notion into your heads that the game afoot is to hide your socks — now what possible fun could there be in that?

And please don't tell me you haven't heard about the Wikipediot Open Secret Prime Directive, to wit, or not, WP:HONEYFLASH!!!, that lets you change your identity as many times as you want to in a day.

Really, ya gotta start paying attention if you wannabe a hyperdude in this game.

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post Thu 27th September 2007, 3:19am
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QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Wed 26th September 2007, 4:01pm) *

QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 4:18pm) *

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!



"I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of..." They aren't even trying anymore. Wonderful. Good spot Derktar.


Thank ya sir. Every once in awhile you stumble through something and it catches your eye, then when you do more digging it gets even more bizarre. Now with what Blissyu and Piperdown have posted, this thing could get even more interesting.
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post Thu 27th September 2007, 3:34am
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QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 11:19pm) *
Thank ya sir. Every once in awhile you stumble through something and it catches your eye, then when you do more digging it gets even more bizarre.
Folks, this has been happening for over 14 months, and I've been screaming about it here for (exactly) 14 months. The only difference is more people are involved now, on both sides.

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QUOTE(WordBomb @ Wed 26th September 2007, 8:34pm) *

QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 11:19pm) *
Thank ya sir. Every once in awhile you stumble through something and it catches your eye, then when you do more digging it gets even more bizarre.
Folks, this has been happening for over 14 months, and I've been screaming about it here for (exactly) 14 months. The only difference is more people are involved now, on both sides.


Oh indeed, the more you read up on this stuff the weirder it becomes, in addition to more sockpuppets alleged to be under your control every day, I wonder if they ever stop and think whether or not they could even be wrong about any of the tags they have put up and the damage they have done to the number of innocent IPs caught in the crossfire.
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QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 26th September 2007, 5:18pm) *

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Adm...ser:RidinHood25

User: Ridinhood25 wandered into the ANI discussion and put his two cents in about JzG, needless to say it didn't go down well and the sockpuppet accusations began to surface.

Then the noble and virtuous admin Gadfium stepped in and did battle with this evildoer, banishing him from the holy empire and reported back with the news.

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I've blocked User:RidinHood25 indefinately as a sockpuppet of a banned user. I don't know who they may be a sockpuppet of, If anyone wants to unblock, I will not reblock.-gadfium 06:34, 26 September 2007 (UTC)


Another good day's work in defense of the fatherwiki!



OMG! blink.gif

This very item is what should be published all over the world as a primer for anyone interested in how WP really functions. Start a log; copy of this type of activity and present it to Mr. Keen for his next book. Slimy gutterwork it is. Ugly. Gestapo. unsure.gif
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