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RationalWiki:All things in moderation/Suspected Replicant

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SuspectedReplicant[edit]

I've infinitely blocked SuspectedReplicant for revealing personal information about me (e.g. here). Sorry if I was overstepping any authority or whatever, but I was a bit upset. I guess the proper procedure is to hold a week-long vote or whatever so everyone can chime in, but is that really appropriate? -- Nx / talk 13:47, 6 November 2011 (UTC)

I think the best thing is a temporary block (a week), and a vote. But everyone gets upset occasionally, and the vote was started within the hour, so no harm done.--ADtalkModerator 22:22, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
I think a week is very long for a temporary block, & SR should be permitted to comment in eir defence if ey wishes to, before any action is finalised. WėąṣėḷőįďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 23:04, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
You're right, I don't know what I was thinking! Sorry, more like an hour or two for a temp block!--ADtalkModerator 23:05, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
(EC) I think the circumstances were such that SR has forfeited the right to present his defence in person. I advised him to email a mod and his comments would be posted and attributed to him by that mod (if they were free of that personal information). Blue Talk 23:07, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
SR knows how to get in touch with me. I will post whatever he wishes. While I can't advocate for him personally, I do advocate fairness and being circumspect. Nutty Roux100x100 anarchy symbol.svg 23:14, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
Did he repost Nx's name repeatedly over a period of days or just a couple of hours? If it's the latter, I think he should be unblocked & allowed to comment onsite, on the proviso that he gets blocked immediately if he starts up the same thing. If it was a recurring thing over days, I guess it's more likely he would persist & could be kept blocked as a precaution. WéáśéĺóíďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 23:17, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
It was over the course of one day, so you may have a point there. He also went to CP and RWW, which furthered concerns. Blue Talk 23:20, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
I've seen the diffs. How do you propose to prove that was him and not one of our resident troublemakers? If their conduct is indistinguishable we should start a witchhunt immediately. Nutty Roux100x100 anarchy symbol.svg 23:31, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
I haven't seen the diffs, but I don't think conduct outside RW should be considered unless we have proof. I just mentioned it because the privacy concerns were heightened because of it, not to single out SR. That being said, I would not entirely mind if a mod were to unblock SR until the end of the vote. Blue Talk 23:36, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
I've reblocked SR with talk page editing allowed, so he can post to his talk page if he wants to. -- Nx / talk 08:57, 10 November 2011 (UTC)