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Hi guys. Got a problem over on the Young Justice Wiki that we need help with. A user, UltimateYJfan98, was blocked for being offensive to others on the blogs, ignoring multiple admins and messing with the main page, for one year (which could be said is a bit too much, but that's not the problem). Since then, he has popped up logged out, and edits anonymously on the blogs. At first, he came with insults aimed at me (I was not the admin that blocked him), but this later spread to others as well. Because this persistent block evasion, we've changed the block on the user to infinite.

We now block every IP from Houston that gives trouble, but the problem is, he switches IP just about every day. Is there a way to prevent this user from editing anonymously? A range ban is obviously out of the question, because we'd block half (if not all) the US with that. What he's saying is not against the law, it's just annoying, so legal action (do you even do that?) is not needed either.

I'm not at wit's end yet (just annoyed) but a little help would be appreciated. --Tupka217 11:29, July 10, 2012 (UTC)

I recently read a conversation between an admin of wiki and a Wikia staff: per this thread we can Special:Contact for that kind of issue.  Cafeinlove msg 2012/7/10, 20:54 (KST), 11:54 (UTC)
That one involves account creation; but I guess I can try this approach. Thanks for the tip. --Tupka217 12:01, July 10, 2012 (UTC)
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