Wikivoyage:Vandalism in progress

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Please read Project:How to handle unwanted edits to understand what is vandalism to Wikivoyage.

Anyone can help handle unwanted edits on Wikivoyage. A couple of bad edits can be reverted quickly and easily by the first person to see them. See How to revert a page to see how to do this yourself.

However, administrators have some tools that enable them to quickly revert edits by a particular user, and also to temporarily block repeat offenders. Use this page when you need assistance from an administrator, for example when vandalism is occurring at a rapid rate or over an extended period of time. Or even if you have been managing a vandalism attack but are now going offline.

Please list the IP address or user name (use the format [[Special:Contributions/Username|Username]] or [[Special:Contributions/IP Address|IP Address]] as the header), pages touched and damage done. Sign your name using ~~~~ after your report. Put the person's IP or username in the edit summary.

See also Project:User ban nominations.

Current alerts[edit]

User:112.144.89.45. See Incheon history and User talk:112.144.89.45. If this vandal continues their nonsense while I'm asleep, please block it. Thanks. Ikan Kekek (talk) 09:46, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

And now User:Sadsacgfg. See Incheon history again. I'd consider any of this user's edits suspect. Ikan Kekek (talk) 10:13, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

Looking at it with #cvn-wikivoyage connect, I can revert (with global-rollback) but I cannot block. Anyway apparently he stopped. — Revi 11:35, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
We're here to block User:-revi. --Saqib (talk) 12:01, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
I know, but he stopped after the warning so no need to block! :) — Revi 16:12, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
So, this vandal is at large again and gave him/herself an award.--ϒpsilon (talk) 13:59, 3 February 2015 (UTC)
Looking at this user's global contributions, he or she has racked up a pretty extensive track record of crosswiki vandalism. Accordingly, I blocked User:112.144.89.45 for a year and User:Sadsacgfg indefinitely per Ikan's directive above as well as the "obvious vandal" clause of Wikivoyage:How to handle unwanted edits#User ban. -- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 14:30, 3 February 2015 (UTC)
Thanks! ϒpsilon (talk) 14:34, 3 February 2015 (UTC)
Just FYI, looks like he moved to Korean Wikivoyage test project on incubator. (sulutil:Sadsacgfg) And his patterns on incubator suggests me of LTA(LongTerm Abuse) who was sleeping. So if you encounter this type of vandal, please let me know and I'll check out. — Revi 16:18, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

New as of 2/17/2015[edit]

User:Metalmanx has been blocked indefinitely, but please watch every other newly registered user closely. I suspect at least all those ending in "x" of being likely to vandalize numerous articles until blocked, just as this vandal did. Ikan Kekek (talk) 00:56, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

User:Airman1 has also been blocked indefinitely. Watch all newly-registered users, please. I've gotta go. Ikan Kekek (talk) 00:58, 18 February 2015 (UTC)
Bubbleman1 as well, although I'm sure it has been noticed. --Andrewssi2 (talk) 01:08, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

Rocky in Brockton[edit]

An IP-user with different IP numbers starting with 172... thinks our guide to Brockton and its talk page absolutely must include some messy babble about the movie Rocky and boxing. The user has created Talk:Brockton with the same stuff three times, as Special:Log/delete shows. Saqib protected the talk page, and what does the user? They started having fun with the article itself. This looks like a quite persistent vandal, so I'm starting a little thread here to make everyone aware of that we have such an unfortunate user on board right now. ϒpsilon (talk) 15:47, 24 February 2015 (UTC)

All IP's have been blocked for a day. --Saqib (talk) 16:09, 24 February 2015 (UTC)
Page has been semiprotected for one week (autoconfirmed users only). -- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 16:19, 24 February 2015 (UTC)
After more random vandalism, I created a filter temporarily that will hopefully dissuade them. I can delete the filter after a while. --Andrewssi2 (talk) 21:18, 24 February 2015 (UTC)
That didn't take long --Andrewssi2 (talk) 21:32, 24 February 2015 (UTC)