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 and patrollers have the rollback tool that enable them to quickly revert edits by a particular user, and admins 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. Archived threads are at Wikivoyage:Vandalism in progress/Archive.

Current alerts


Ban evasion, same person copy and pasting the blocked text Tai123.123 (talk) 05:35, 28 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@SHB2000, I see you're online, they're adding more articles Tai123.123 (talk) 05:43, 28 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes Done Was doing some things on Commons, and so wasn't checking RC. Thanks for notifying :) SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta.wikimedia) 05:48, 28 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks for doing the admin actions I can't do. Tai123.123 (talk) 05:51, 28 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Keep in mind that if an admin is not around, you can always ask a global sysop to do it at m:GSR. They'll usually do any non-controversial admin actions. SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta.wikimedia) 05:56, 28 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@SHB2000 Thanks for the tip, I hope to one day become admin so I can do these actions myself Tai123.123 (talk) 06:04, 28 November 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Vandalized various talk pages including mine Tai123.123 (talk) 22:11, 2 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

globally blocked by Operator873 SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta.wikimedia) 02:02, 3 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Vandalised many pages Tai123.123 (talk) 02:53, 15 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Various of his created pages include explict images so be warend Tai123.123 (talk) 02:55, 15 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Blocked by Ikan Kekek. SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta.wikimedia) 06:26, 15 February 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Telstra? I can’t tell. --Comment by Selfie City (talk) (contributions) 00:23, 3 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No. This is not his type of edit. Ikan Kekek (talk) 02:01, 3 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
He never does copyediting and the only time where I've seen him do that is in Special:Diff/4403623. SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta.wikimedia) 10:14, 3 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
OK, that’s what I figured. Thanks guys for confirming. --Comment by Selfie City (talk) (contributions) 10:47, 3 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Thank you, RC. It's been globally locked.--ThunderingTyphoons! (talk) 19:31, 6 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No worries ThunderingTyphoons!. Rubbish computer (Ping me or leave a message on my talk page) 19:39, 6 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nonsense page creator

Blocked and deleted his articles. Thanks for bringing this to our attention before he did more damage. Ground Zero (talk) 04:06, 15 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You're welcome! Roovinn (talk) 05:56, 15 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  • Special:Contributions/Camp Lejeune doesn't appear to be here for positive reasons. Roovinn (talk)
    • No. They could be blocked, but I assume it is a throw-away account, whose owner never memorised the password. I don't know whether it is better to block it for the record or not to block it to keep blocking less frequent. Blocking it could block their IP address, which might be useful (if it is their own), useless (if they'll get a new one for their next edits) or harmful (if it is one of a public computer). –LPfi (talk) 10:21, 15 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Vandal running loose on different articles, Ikan blocked the IP they used an hour ago. --Ypsilon (talk) 16:34, 9 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks, LP. :) --Ypsilon (talk) 16:35, 9 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Special:contributions/Mitchell Haynes run a county line with Bzadowski1

Cross-wiki image vandal. Thanks, Leonidlednev (talk) 15:38, 14 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Creating pages with personal insults. Revdel may be needed. - Klein Muçi (talk) 00:44, 21 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'm subscribed for everything

Added penis images to articles and their own user page, and abused rfc. Revdel should be done on the affected articles ASAP. We may need to implement MediaWiki:Bad image list to prevent this from happening again. JsfasdF252 (talk) 05:38, 24 February 2023 (UTC); edited 05:39, 24 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Also, many accounts and an ip have added the same exact offending image to Travellers' pub dozens of times. JsfasdF252 (talk) 05:45, 24 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@JsfasdF252: Yes Done, global locks requested. SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 06:29, 24 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


This individual created a nonsense page. Please see this: [1] Roovinn (talk) 01:12, 24 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Created a bunch of random articles with content from some weather reports or something, WTF? Ypsilon (talk) 14:34, 25 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Persistent unexplained removal of safety-related content. Unresponsive to warnings. ~~~~ Mako001 (C)  (T)  🇺🇦 11:09, 31 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Posted a lot of images containing number 643 in Travelers Pub, Destinations, etc. Mrkstvns (talk) 00:03, 10 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes Done by Ibaman. SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 01:38, 10 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Created a nonsensical page. Please see this. Roovinn (talk) 15:06, 25 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Taiwan Pro-Anorexia Network

Appears to be a new handle and has vandalized/spammed multiple articles in the last hour, see Special:Contributions/Taiwan_Pro-Anorexia_Network. JRHorse (talk) 00:22, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Seems to be impersonating WoW. Leonidlednev (talk) 00:39, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I gave a warning message on the talk page, probably way too late for a warning but just my old Wikipedia instincts kicking in I guess. JRHorse (talk) 00:43, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This is actually w:WP:LTA/CRZ due to the inclusion of "Fuerdai" in one of their edit summaries. Leonidlednev (talk) 00:44, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Might want to revoke TPA and indef the account since it is an LTA per talk page. Leonidlednev (talk) 00:48, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
At the very least all the articles should be reverted by now... JRHorse (talk) 00:49, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes Done. Thank you both for the reverts. Vidimian (talk) 01:02, 28 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Korosh Ardeshir Gabriele Rokni

Long-term abuse: Piermark. Leonidlednev (talk) 23:06, 7 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

How do you know? Ikan Kekek (talk) 23:23, 7 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
See this block log: w:Special:Redirect/logid/146595735. Airtransat236 (talk) 23:42, 7 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. Ikan Kekek (talk) 23:52, 7 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Touter/someone here to promote their business. Roovinn (talk) 07:17, 23 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Possible LTA or xwiki abuser. MathXplore (talk) 08:06, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Repeating test edits etc., possible xwiki abuser. MathXplore (talk) 08:48, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Vielen danke.--ThunderingTyphoons! (talk) 16:31, 23 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Cross-wiki abuse and LTA, blocked in, meta,, zh-yue and commons, very active, last year have been blocked one month.--MCC214 (talk) 11:16, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Spamming at user page. MathXplore (talk) 05:08, 26 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Possible xwiki spamming. MathXplore (talk) 08:19, 27 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes Done. --SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 09:37, 27 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Long-term abuse (w:WP:LTA/FUERDAI), revdel contribs per WV:DENY. --Leonidlednev (talk) 20:36, 8 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I reverted all edits & gave a one-month ban. Is more needed? Pashley (talk) 21:04, 8 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Changed to indefinite ban. Pashley (talk) 21:08, 8 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Vandalism on the Quezon City page. -TagaSanPedroAko (talk) 03:22, 13 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Not done. IP activity seems to be stale for now; if their activity resumes, give me a ping. SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 03:30, 13 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Special:Contributions/Super 8 tyler motel

User is here to promote a service/attraction. Requesting admin support. Roovinn (talk) 06:10, 24 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Super Mario vandal

Just so you know, there is someone vandalising the United Kingdom page with random Super Mario stuff. The person keeps switching IP addresses whenever he is blocked, so this guy is a really committed vandal. The dog2 (talk) 20:56, 1 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Prodraxis (He\Him)

Imposter, LTA. --Leonidlednev (talk) 02:32, 2 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Special:Contributions/,, ru wikiquote and blocked, ban in, commons blocked /16.--MCC214 (talk) 13:11, 8 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Not done – too large of an IP range. There have been some good edits from this range (back in 2016), so blocking the entire /17 is not the best solution. --SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 21:48, 8 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
SHB2000, please re check this case, this LTA continued used this IP range harass admin and steward, such as,,,, only this LTA used after 28 July, also, this LTA self-edited and directed in steward talk page.--MCC214 (talk) 07:25, 10 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Also, I request protect User talk:Ikan Kekek, LTA continued cross-wiki troll after this.--MCC214 (talk) 07:40, 10 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
What kind of protection? Should I protect my user talk page against edits of non-autoconfirmed users, and if so, for how long? As an admin, I should be available to new users who are not vandals. Ikan Kekek (talk) 09:18, 10 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@MCC214: That's an issue for other wikis, but I'm not blocking >32k IPv4 addresses for a few vandalistic edits – if someone else wants to, they can (and it has been blocked by Johannes89). Likewise, Ikan Kekek can decide for themselves if they want their talk page protected or not. --SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 10:06, 10 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

w:WP:LTA/GRP is back on Wikivoyage again

Special:Contributions/ We can expect them to be ranting on talk pages over the following days and weeks, and sending offensive e-mails to users who have e-mail enabled. Ypsilon (talk) 19:53, 8 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes Done – eh, he does this a lot on the other wiki where I have a mop; he'll usually leave after a day or two, FWIW. --SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 21:49, 8 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Could someone who is an admin block IP ? They vandalised the Pantanal page, deleting real content and replacing with B.S. I undid their changes to the page, but I don't have the tools to block a vandal. Mrkstvns (talk) 22:10, 3 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Blocked for two hours, I hope that's enough. –LPfi (talk) 22:15, 3 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Block evasion by Alexcalitri4. --Leonidlednev (talk) 05:03, 4 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]