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So Your Blocked?

No Worries!

1. Create an account on another wikiproject (from now on called the nonvictimwikiproject). Doing this should unify your account (which should be done automatically)
2. Log into to the project you want to vandalize (from now on called the victimwikiproject).
3. Happy Vandalizing!
The Joy
What if you are globally blocked, like Greg (thekohser) or Moulton?
Moulton
The SUL lock no longer blocks you from logging in. Instead it blocks you from editing under that login. For a while, you could log in to a site like Commons or WikiSource that was not part of the SUL matrix and then surf over to the sister projects with interwiki links. Your login would stay operational. But as I said, you still couldn't edit.

So what I generally did was edit as an IP and manually sign my edits. That's why the Javertian cops ended up blocking 70,000 IPs in Eastern Massachusetts and 2^128 IPv6 addresses worldwide.

Today, Adam Brookes also blocked Utah State University and the MIT Media Lab.
GlassBeadGame
QUOTE( @ Sun 18th July 2010, 6:36pm) *

So Your Blocked?

No Worries!

1. Create an account on another wikiproject (from now on called the nonvictimwikiproject). Doing this should unify your account (which should be done automatically)
2. Log into to the project you want to vandalize (from now on called the victimwikiproject).
3. Happy Vandalizing!


Welcome 0. I've long admired your work.


Moulton
What's the significance of 308 expressed in binary?
CharlotteWebb
QUOTE(Moulton @ Mon 19th July 2010, 1:56am) *

What's the significance of 308 expressed in binary?

Nothing?

What's the significance of a double-barreled .308?

(Well, I'm not sure if Blaser still makes them. Somebody could start by translating this into English.)
Moulton
QUOTE(CharlotteWebb @ Sun 18th July 2010, 11:10pm) *
Somebody could start by translating this into English.)[/size]

Google does a pretty good job.
ulsterman
QUOTE( @ Mon 19th July 2010, 1:36am) *

So Your Blocked?

No Worries!

1. Create an account on another wikiproject (from now on called the nonvictimwikiproject). Doing this should unify your account (which should be done automatically)

Actually no, you do have to ask for your account to become a SUL. However, if there's only one account and no accounts of the same name (not yours) elsewhere that's trivial.

QUOTE(The Joy @ Mon 19th July 2010, 2:23am) *

What if you are globally blocked, like Greg (thekohser) or Moulton?

You start another account with a different name. biggrin.gif
thekohser
QUOTE(ulsterman @ Mon 19th July 2010, 7:17am) *

QUOTE(The Joy @ Mon 19th July 2010, 2:23am) *

What if you are globally blocked, like Greg (thekohser) or Moulton?

You start another account with a different name. biggrin.gif


Or, there's always finding somebody else's unsecured wi-fi router:

QUOTE
Staying in DC
Jimbo, you are a world traveler, and I'm going to be visiting Washington, DC, soon. Someone told me that the Doubletree in Washington is a great hotel. Can you give it a thumbs up or a thumbs down for me? Thanks! ...68.83.188.157 (talk) 00:18, 16 July 2010 (UTC)


In case you don't get the joke. Shhh... don't tell the Wikipediots. It's been over three days, with 2,148 watchers on duty, and at least 300 page views, but they still haven't caught on!
A Horse With No Name
QUOTE(CharlotteWebb @ Sun 18th July 2010, 11:10pm) *

What's the significance of a double-barreled .308?



I can think of two answers! evilgrin.gif
Moulton
There is a famous "blooper" about Jane Russell, that appears on "Pardon My Blooper" with Kermit Schaeffer. Jane Russell's husband says to an interviewer that his new wife won't be doing any cooking at home, explaining, "I don't want her to endanger her career by bending over a hot stove."
thekohser
QUOTE(thekohser @ Mon 19th July 2010, 10:19am) *

Or, there's always finding somebody else's unsecured wi-fi router:

QUOTE
Staying in DC
Jimbo, you are a world traveler, and I'm going to be visiting Washington, DC, soon. Someone told me that the Doubletree in Washington is a great hotel. Can you give it a thumbs up or a thumbs down for me? Thanks! ...68.83.188.157 (talk) 00:18, 16 July 2010 (UTC)


In case you don't get the joke. Shhh... don't tell the Wikipediots. It's been over three days, with 2,148 watchers on duty, and at least 300 page views, but they still haven't caught on!


And poof! the creative input is removed from The Body.

(Hi, KnightLago -- I can see you reading here!)
Peter Damian
QUOTE

User:174.3.101.230
It has been established that this IP address has been used by 100110100.
Please refer to contributions for evidence. See block log and current autoblocks.


Very Zen.


[edit] And this

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Wiki...ts_of_100110100

[edit] I don't quite understand the mode of operation though. Format vandalism? A campaign to replace Template:Blockquote?
thekohser
QUOTE(thekohser @ Mon 19th July 2010, 11:50am) *

And poof! the creative input is removed from The Body.

(Hi, KnightLago -- I can see you reading here!)


If at first you don't succeed, sweep, sweep, sweep.
KnightLago
QUOTE(thekohser @ Tue 20th July 2010, 9:45am) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Mon 19th July 2010, 11:50am) *

And poof! the creative input is removed from The Body.

(Hi, KnightLago -- I can see you reading here!)


If at first you don't succeed, sweep, sweep, sweep.


I do read (and occasionally post) here, but I had nothing to do with that.
thekohser
QUOTE(KnightLago @ Tue 20th July 2010, 11:01am) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Tue 20th July 2010, 9:45am) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Mon 19th July 2010, 11:50am) *

And poof! the creative input is removed from The Body.

(Hi, KnightLago -- I can see you reading here!)


If at first you don't succeed, sweep, sweep, sweep.


I do read (and occasionally post) here, but I had nothing to do with that.


I know. The keystroke tracking software that I embedded on your computer already told me that you weren't a part of that operation.
thekohser
One of Jimbo's leading butt-wipers is getting slow. It took him nearly two-and-a-half hours to sweep, sweep, sweep this one away.
Moulton
QUOTE(thekohser @ Thu 22nd July 2010, 9:49am) *
One of Jimbo's leading butt-wipers is getting slow. It took him nearly two-and-a-half hours to sweep, sweep, sweep this one away.

Whereupon his buddy turned to him and remarked, "Tochus long enough to wipe that one clean."
thekohser
Sometimes, Jimmy wipes himself.
Moulton
"What's Mu?" "Nothing. What's Mu with you?"

It confirms my definition of a troll as someone who asks a good question that the person doesn't want to have to answer.

In Zen Buddhist culture, when someone asks a question you don't want to have to answer, you answer by saying, "Mu."
thekohser
After the turd sat there for 53 minutes, Jimbo finally wiped himself.

Four minutes later, an honorable Wikipedian put the poo-poo back on Jimbo's hiney.

Three minutes later, Jimbo got another "let me help you out there" wipe down.

After 57 minutes, somebody else had thought long and hard about the grammar of explaining Wales' relationship with Rachel Marsden, and they asked why anyone would want their Wikipedia biography to be stinky.

Our own Nuke stepped in there to score some points with his wiki master, and in only four minutes' time!

I have a feeling another IP will be along shortly to see if this problem can't be resolved peacefully.
thekohser
QUOTE(thekohser @ Wed 28th July 2010, 8:45pm) *

I have a feeling another IP will be along shortly to see if this problem can't be resolved peacefully.


Holy smokes, I was exactly right -- eleven minutes later!
thekohser
QUOTE(thekohser @ Wed 28th July 2010, 9:07pm) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Wed 28th July 2010, 8:45pm) *

I have a feeling another IP will be along shortly to see if this problem can't be resolved peacefully.


Holy smokes, I was exactly right -- eleven minutes later!


About three and a half hours later, Jimbo has to wipe himself of that one.

Still, nobody seems interested in actually improving that one sentence on the Jimmy Wales article.
0
QUOTE(thekohser @ Tue 20th July 2010, 7:45am) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Mon 19th July 2010, 11:50am) *

And poof! the creative input is removed from The Body.

(Hi, KnightLago -- I can see you reading here!)


If at first you don't succeed, sweep, sweep, sweep.


LOL

QUOTE(Peter Damian @ Mon 19th July 2010, 2:05pm) *

QUOTE

User:174.3.101.230
It has been established that this IP address has been used by 100110100.
Please refer to contributions for evidence. See block log and current autoblocks.


Very Zen.


[edit] And this

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Wiki...ts_of_100110100

[edit] I don't quite understand the mode of operation though. Format vandalism? A campaign to replace Template:Blockquote?


None of my edits are vandalism. Collectonian is so fat so to make her feel better, she makes " ... lame [sic] ... " attempts at exiling people
Somey
QUOTE( @ Sun 1st August 2010, 11:45pm) *
None of my edits are vandalism.

True, definitely not vandalism, but not entirely rational either. Still, is that considered acceptable for a non-admin, to make up a "list of sock puppets" on someone that are all IP addresses? Well, all but one, but I'm guessing you created that account after the other named one was blocked...?

I mean, if we did something like that, they'd be all over that like a cheap suit. I could maybe see them including IP's on such a list if over 50 percent of the items on it referred to "named users," but doing it like this looks like pure spite. (Hardly surprising, of course!)

Maybe if it were called "IP addresses used by (insert name here)," that might be a bit more decent of them. But obviously many people have little or no control over what their IP address is during any given session, so to refer to that as "sock puppetry" implies deliberation and intent that might very well not exist at all.
Moulton
In this day and age of laptops in WiFi hot zones, transient IPs are becoming the norm.

At one time, IPs were like automobile license plates or telephone numbers — they persisted as a reliable identifier and could not easily be discarded and replaced by a new number.

Just to demonstrate how ridiculous it is to associate IP ranges with a blocked account, Adam Brookes has blocked 70,000 Verizon IPs in Eastern Massachusetts and the entire IPv6 network, world-wide, because he associates those IPs with the infinitely blocked User:Moulton account.
jayvdb
QUOTE(Moulton @ Mon 2nd August 2010, 10:54am) *

In this day and age of laptops in WiFi hot zones, transient IPs are becoming the norm.

At one time, IPs were like automobile license plates or telephone numbers — they persisted as a reliable identifier and could not easily be discarded and replaced by a new number.

Just to demonstrate how ridiculous it is to associate IP ranges with a blocked account, Adam Brookes has blocked 70,000 Verizon IPs in Eastern Massachusetts and the entire IPv6 network, world-wide, because he associates those IPs with the infinitely blocked User:Moulton account.

I doubt he associates them with you. He probably blocked that wide range because he thought it was necessary in order to prevent you from evading the block via that vector. He may even have consciously decided to not bother trying to find a smaller range which would be an effective block, as it isn't worth his time. Jimbo has given up his 'right' to overrule the Wikiversity community; what will it take for you to do the same?
Moulton
Functions uber alles

QUOTE(jayvdb @ Mon 2nd August 2010, 7:24am) *
QUOTE(Moulton @ Mon 2nd August 2010, 10:54am) *
Just to demonstrate how ridiculous it is to associate IP ranges with a blocked account, Adam Brookes has blocked 70,000 Verizon IPs in Eastern Massachusetts and the entire IPv6 network, world-wide, because he associates those IPs with the infinitely blocked User:Moulton account.
I doubt he associates them with you. He probably blocked that wide range because he thought it was necessary in order to prevent you from evading the block via that vector. He may even have consciously decided to not bother trying to find a smaller range which would be an effective block, as it isn't worth his time.

Oh, there is no doubt Adam associates those range blocks with me. And if you look at the logs for those range blocks, you can see that Adam went to careful lengths to precisely minimize the CIDR parameter for each range.

QUOTE(jayvdb @ Mon 2nd August 2010, 7:24am) *
Jimbo has given up his 'right' to overrule the Wikiversity community; what will it take for you to do the same?

Mu.
0
QUOTE(Moulton @ Mon 2nd August 2010, 4:54am) *

In this day and age of laptops in WiFi hot zones, transient IPs are becoming the norm.

At one time, IPs were like automobile license plates or telephone numbers — they persisted as a reliable identifier and could not easily be discarded and replaced by a new number.

Just to demonstrate how ridiculous it is to associate IP ranges with a blocked account, Adam Brookes has blocked 70,000 Verizon IPs in Eastern Massachusetts and the entire IPv6 network, world-wide, because he associates those IPs with the infinitely blocked User:Moulton account.



I highly suggest you contact the wikidiots that he blocked the entire IPv6 network.
Moulton
QUOTE( @ Fri 6th August 2010, 12:11am) *
QUOTE(Moulton @ Mon 2nd August 2010, 4:54am) *
In this day and age of laptops in WiFi hot zones, transient IPs are becoming the norm.

At one time, IPs were like automobile license plates or telephone numbers — they persisted as a reliable identifier and could not easily be discarded and replaced by a new number.

Just to demonstrate how ridiculous it is to associate IP ranges with a blocked account, Adam Brookes has blocked 70,000 Verizon IPs in Eastern Massachusetts and the entire IPv6 network, world-wide, because he associates those IPs with the infinitely blocked User:Moulton account.

I highly suggest you contact the wikidiots that he blocked the entire IPv6 network.

Oh, the Bureaucrats know about it. They are fully informed (cites available if you disbelieve me).

As near as I can tell, they are not concerned that the entire IPv6 network is blocked. They've known about this, commented on it, and discussed it for several years now.

It mostly affects people in third word countries which joined the Internet late in the game, after most of the IPv4 address ranges were already allocated. However, experts at ARIN (the American Registry of Internet Numbers) predict that the IPv4 address space in the US will become exhausted sometime next year. At that point, large web sites will need to have distributed IPv6 presence (perhaps through Akamai) that avoids the bottleneck of the current SixXS gateway architecture.
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