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The Wales Hunter
post Wed 19th March 2008, 2:37am
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Not entirely sure what has gone on:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Maj...a_banned_editor

But Majorly has been indef blocked.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 2:44am
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Majorly proxying for Amorrow!?!

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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:06am
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Apparently, someone went through and reverted all edits Amorrow has ever made. Majorly didn't much like this, and reverted them. Then he was yelled at for proxying, started being disruptive, and got blocked.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:06am
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i do feel a bit for the kid. He has just been in a traffic accident which resulted in him being knocked off his bike, and suddenly his childish sarcasm is appearing to be more serious than he intends.

Note these pointy questions at RFA:

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=199245498

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Questions from Majorly:

17. What is 46 multiplied by 517, divided by 37 and subtracted by 29?

A:

18. Why are bananas yellow?

A.

19. Why did you accept an RfA on a Tuesday? Why not Monday, or Wednesday? I'd like to know your thought process.

A.

20. If you could be an animal, what would it be, and why? Details please.

A.



The kid doesn't seem too well.

Alison has unblocked, incidentally.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:09am
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I get the sense (from an edit comment) that the WP:POINT that Majorly was trying to make is that good edits should be kept no matter who made them.

No wonder he got indefinitely banned.

You can't put the "encyclopedia anyone can edit" ahead of personal grudges! What nonsense!

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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:17am
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He's being pretty emo. I hope he's alright.

Incidentally, the whole "delete every contribution" standard seems wasteful. I see Alison doing that. If it's really worthwhile to revisit every edit, can't one at least retain the positive contributions?
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:20am
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Actually, why are bananas yellow?

Remember, they start out green, so why can't they just turn purple or a nice shade of pink?

Anyway, it looks like Majorly is trying to get himself re-blocked, and of course they aren't having it. Too much Wikipedia Review reading, no doubt - he's figured out the whole reverse-psychology angle. You had to figure some of them would twig to it eventually.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:23am
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This performance by Alison and Sir Fozzie is ridiculous and surely constitutes "vandalism" by WPs own tenets. Deliberately sabotaging content due to some issue with a banned user is inexcusable.

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=199218482

The irony of the censorship and demonization taking place on an Orwellian article takes the biscuit.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:27am
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It is certainly a sad day when the "good guys" start fighting among themselves instead of going after Sir Shagalot and Mr Rent-a-Hack!
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:29am
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QUOTE(Kato @ Tue 18th March 2008, 8:23pm) *

This performance by Alison and Sir Fozzie is ridiculous and surely constitutes "vandalism" by WPs own tenets. Deliberately sabotaging content due to some issue with a banned user is inexcusable.

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=199218482

The irony of the censorship and demonization taking place on an Orwellian article takes the biscuit.

I certainly wouldn't think Alison and SirFozzie would engage in this kind of behavior, this is JzG-fringe territory here.

Hopefully they will come by and comment about this.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:30am
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QUOTE(Somey @ Tue 18th March 2008, 11:20pm) *

Too much Wikipedia Review reading, no doubt — he's figured out the whole reverse-psychology angle. You had to figure some of them would twig to it eventually.


Tell me about it

I'm still waiting for them to figure out the double-reverse-with-a-sleight-hesitation march hare krishna 3-step, however …

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QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 19th March 2008, 3:29am) *

I certainly wouldn't think Alison and SirFozzie would engage in this kind of behavior, this is JzG-fringe territory here.

Hopefully they will come by and comment about this.

Well, Alison said that it had to do with Amarrow's real life behavior, East718 says stalking female admins (actual stalking, not wiki-"stalking"). But User:GoldFlower felt the need to humiliate Majorly by replacing his page with a banned user template.

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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:37am
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QUOTE(One @ Wed 19th March 2008, 3:35am) *

QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 19th March 2008, 3:29am) *

I certainly wouldn't think Alison and SirFozzie would engage in this kind of behavior, this is JzG-fringe territory here.

Hopefully they will come by and comment about this.

Well, Alison said that it had to do with Amarrow stalking female admins (actual stalking, I assume, not wiki-"stalking"). But User"GoldFlower felt the need to humiliate Majorly by replacing his page with a banned user template.


If it is to do with an editor stalking female admins, surely all female admins have a COI and can't get involved? laugh.gif

I can't wait for Mantanmoreland's RFA...
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 3:41am
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Hmm. I've been summoned.

Look guys, a lot of you know what Amorrow has done in the past, or at least what he's been accused of. Why he got banned from WP. Why he got banned from here, for god's sake.

He is not welcome period. I'm a rules wonk, I'll freely admit it. That's why I do things that don't make me popular with certain other folks, good or bad, but A) We don't have the time, the energy or the patience to have to go through every open-proxy wielding vandal, and B ) Considering his history, and the ramifications that have come from it, Amorrow is spectacularly unwelcome on Wikipedia.

The sooner that he gets the idea that his edits, be they good, bad, indifferent will not stick, and that he's wasting his time and leaves.. not only the better off will the encyclopedia will be, but considering his history, the safer the people who edit and admin Wikipedia will be.

Here's the discussion about him being banned from here (WR):

http://wikipediareview.com/index.php?showtopic=1563

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I'd be curious to at least know how recent the latest complaint of female-admin "stalking" is against User:Amorrow, or if they're still operating on the basis of his (admittedly quite nasty) writings from two years ago about Slimmy, Katefan0, Phaedriel, and MusicalLinguist.

IOW, is Amorrow back to his old tricks? If so, then maybe User:JzG shouldn't have baited him by claiming that he spent time "in jail" without mentioning precisely what for, because it turned out to be for something related to a child-custody dispute that had nothing to do with "cyberstalking" whatsoever...?

Anyway, they seem to be under the impression that IP 69.108.26.26 is him, and it does geolocate to Silicon Valley, which is where Amorrow lives. But y'know, a lot of IP's are based in Silicon Valley!
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QUOTE(Somey @ Tue 18th March 2008, 11:44pm) *

Anyway, they seem to be under the impression that IP 69.108.26.26 is him, and it does geolocate to Silicon Valley, which is where Amorrow lives. But y'know, a lot of IP's are based in Silicon Valley!


WP:LITVIASW —

Living In The Valley In A Silicon Way


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As much as that I agree with a concept of a good edit is a good edit no matter where it comes from, I can also understand where the "revert all Amorrow edits and maybe he will go away" concept comes into play.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 4:01am
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Ah SirFozzie thanks for coming by.

I have to say though, I doubt you will ever be able to influence Amorrow's behavior. I would think someone like Amorrow would never "take the hint." And, provided that's true, removing worthwhile edits only hurts Wikipedia.
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post Wed 19th March 2008, 4:03am
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Amorrow was disinvited from WP years ago. If he still hasn't given up, what makes anyone think he'll stop? It's technically impossible to keep people off an open-editing project like WP. They always find a way in.



QUOTE(Derktar @ Wed 19th March 2008, 12:01am) *

Ah SirFozzie thanks for coming by.

I have to say though, I doubt you will ever be able to influence Amorrow's behavior. I would think someone like Amorrow would never "take the hint." And, provided that's true true, removing worthwhile edits only hurts Wikipedia.


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QUOTE(Jonny Cache @ Wed 19th March 2008, 3:49am) *

WP:LITVIASW —

Living In The Valley In A Silicon Way


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Beats WP:LIVIAVW

Living In a Venerial World
(Venerial!)


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