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Revision as of 22:26, 16 January 2006

A WikiTroll is a person who purposefully defaces a document on a wiki. There are a few methods in place for dealing with WikiTrolls.

Contents

How to revert a page

Any page can be reverted back to a previous version. Here's how:

  • sysop: Simply click "history" at the top of the page you wish to roll back. Position the radio buttons at the current version and the version you want to roll back to, then click "Compare selected versions". Next, click the "rollback" link near the upper right side of the page (directly to the right of the most recent author's name).
  • non-sysop: Simply click "history" at the top of the page you wish to roll back. Then click on the time and date of the archived version you want to revert back to. The page will appear with the version indicated at the top of the page, just underneath the page title. Next, click "edit" at the top of the page. Add a note in the Summary box that you are reverting the page because of a troll, and then click "Save page".


After repeated defacings, an offender's IP address can be blocked by several users who have admin rights. These admins pay careful attention to this page, and will block IP addresses where/when appropriate.

Known Offenders

If you see any suspicious, defamatory, or objectionable behavior by any individuals on our wiki, please add their IP address to the list following the same format as the example shown below. For our purposes, an "offense" is defined as the defacement of a single document of our wiki.


Example

Date IP Address and Contributions Pages defaced Description
12/13/05 127.0.0.1 (contribs | log | block) Page Defaced actual edit Description of dastardly deed

The general format:
Use the {{troll}} template as shown below to input the user name, which will automatically create the appropriate links.

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| 12/13/05 || {{troll|127.0.0.1}} || [[Page Defaced]] [http://link_to_actual_edit] || Description


Offenders

For a listing of older offenders, please see the archive.


Date IP Address and Contributions Pages defaced Description
12/04/05 Ex-troller (contribs | log | block) User:Ex-troller [1] Inappropriate user page; made comments about trolling before and planning to again. Also wrote a message saying, "this will probably get me banned, won't it?"
12/11/05 PFloydPotter (contribs | log | block) Homestar Runner [2] [3] [4] [5] Blanked portions of the page
12/14/05 Ava (contribs | log | block) User talk:Net [6] Deleted other users messages
12/19/05 Fullbide (contribs | log | block) Talk:Stinkoman 20X6 Enemies [7] [8] User Talk:Tampo [9] User:Bkmlb/welcome Repeatedly modified other users' comments and sections of their user pages, despite repeated warnings and requests, particularly by Tampo, to leave him alone. See page histories and diffs for more information.
12/21/05 Ciberdude444 (contribs | log | block), Quote of the Week [10] [11] User:Salty [12] [13] HRWiki:WikiTroll [14] Replaced text with random words/sentences. UPDATE: 12/24/05: Insulted Salty on his user page. Also vandalized this page. UPDATE: 1/2/06: Created 4 sockpuppet accounts.
12/23/05 Seriously (contribs | log | block) Strong Bad Email [15] Template:STUFF/That A Ghost [16] Added nonsense personal message to Strong Bad Email. Also messed up a STUFF page, although this may have been a mistake rather than vandalism. Is apparently a repeat offender (he's already been blocked for personal attacks; see his block log.)
12/27/05 Megajake (contribs | log | block) Day at the Park [17] Decemberween Sweet Cuppin' Cakes [18] The Cheat Theme Song [19] HRWiki:WikiTroll [20] User:The Chort [21] [22], User:DorianGray [23] [24], 3 Times Halloween Funjob Costumes [25] User talk:Invisible Robot Fish [26], pooooooop Added inappropriate content to pages, blanked one page, made an inappropriate page
12/27/05 Homsar_4591 (contribs | log | block) Fat Bluebird [27] Blanked the page. Has already been blocked for vandalism in the past.
12/29/05 68.46.96.225 (contribs | log | block) geddup noise [28] Added profanity and rudeness to defend addition of a Fun Fact.
12/30/05 217.52.206.31 (contribs | log | block) HRWiki:Introduction [29] Pharmaceutical links
12/30/05 71.251.32.154 (contribs | log | block) Fhqwhgads (karaoke) [30] Blanked
12/30/05 69.244.167.38 (contribs | log | block) Strong Bad Email [31], family [32] Pretended there was a new email out and made a page for it.
12/30/05 SuperKid (contribs | log | block) Homestar Jr. [33] Egg Throwing Game [34] Vandalism, added nonsense, moved Homestar vs. Other Little Girl, was warned.
1/1/06 12.161.96.213 (contribs | log | block) guitar [35] Added a link to "A website that has totally nothing to do with this, but is really awesome."
1/1/06 70.23.195.204 (contribs | log | block) H*R.com updates 2005, [36], Talk:H*R.com updates 2005 [37] Added profane comments about TBC not updating H*R.com on both pages.
1/1/06 62.253.96.42 (contribs | log | block) A Jorb Well Done [38] Where The Crap Are We? [39] Added "111" and "11" to the transcripts.
1/1/06 86.129.244.20 (contribs | log | block) User:Heimstern Läufer [40] User:Has Matt? [41] King of Town Email [42] Left insulting and sometimes inappropriate messages on user pages after blanking them.
1/2/06 66.243.76.2 (contribs | log | block) User:Happy [43] [44] Added profanity to user pages.
1/2/06 24.225.231.107 (contribs | log | block) User:Happy Added profanity to user pages.
1/3/06 68.79.171.230 (contribs | log | block) Peasant's Quest Walkthrough [45] Added rude comment.
1/3/06 Kwan3218 (contribs | log | block) Quote of the Week [46] Blanked and added nonsense.
1/3/06 Kwan3216 (contribs | log | block) See contribs Blanked various pages.
1/3/06 The_thing (contribs | log | block) Crap [47] [48] long pants [49] User talk:Krowlontheprowl [50], User:Homestramy20 [51] Added nonsense to pages. Added the word "no" to talk page. Added himself to another user's "Favorite users" list, then removed himself again.
1/4/06 67.102.87.59 (contribs | log | block) Tobias Created page saying "Thee coolest person EVER!! Enough said."
1/4/06 71.8.127.169 (contribs | log | block) The Li'l Brudder Show [52], Don and Harriet Chapman [53], Ready for Prime Time [54] IP address used by NSMC1 (contribs | log | block)
1/13/06 166.87.255.132 (contribs | log | block) time capsule [55] [56] Added various nonsense to page
01/15/06 Meeko (contribs | log | block) worst email ever [57] stunt double [58] Added uneeded pages on his opinion and put a swear word in his edit summary.
1/15/06 70.110.193.123 (contribs | log | block) HomestarRunner.com PAY PLUS! [59] Put nonsense on page.
1/16/06 72.232.10.226 (contribs | log | block) User:Aram [60] Vandalized Aram's user page with inappropriate language
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