Wikipedia:Requests for checkuser
Checkuser is the process of checking information about two or more users (including named users and IPs). Special users are able to check if two or more accounts have been used from the same computer. These users also see User agents. This can help them decide if two accounts are related in the way described above. It is also possible to see if a user is editing from an open proxy.
Use of the tool[change source]
This tool is to be used to fight vandalism, to check for sockpuppet abuse, and to limit disruption of the project. It must be used only to prevent damage to the project.
The tool should not be used for political control; to apply pressure on editors; or as a threat against another editor in a content dispute. There must be a valid reason to check a user. Note that alternative accounts are not forbidden, so long as they are not used in violation of the policies (for example, to vote more than once or to make it look like more people support an idea). Checkusers will refuse a request, if the reason for checking is not good enough to warrant the use of the tool.
Please see the CheckUser policy for all the rules related to CheckUser.
User with Checkuser access[change source]
- The technical list can be found at Special:ListUsers/checkuser.
Current requests[change source]
Please add requests to the top of the list.
IP 18.104.22.168[change source]
- Please check IP 22.214.171.124, suspected of being a block evader. Macdonald-ross (talk) 17:19, 9 February 2018 (UTC)
- Can't just fish like that unless you know what User you think it is. -DJSasso (talk) 17:37, 9 February 2018 (UTC)
Rwandajournalist and Willyrwanda[change source]
- First was already blocked as a sockpuppet. Blocked the second one now. -DJSasso (talk) 12:32, 7 February 2018 (UTC)
The Locomotive and others[change source]
The user pages of the first two accounts are very similar - in fact part of the texts are copied from enwiki admin Widr's user page. Eerie Eagle edited page Jason Smith (see deleted contribs) which had been repeatedly deleted under this name or other name. The other three accounts are basically variations of the name Jason Smith, and they also participated in creating the similar pages and removing content from an RfD - diff. Three accounts are blocked already, but putting them up here for checkuser to compare them with the other two. -★- PlyrStar93. →Message me. ← 19:49, 16 January 2018 (UTC)