[WikiEN-l] Disgusting behavior on AN:I

Vee vee.be.me at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 17:41:57 UTC 2007

On 09/07/07, Daniel R. Tobias <dan at tobias.name> wrote:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/I
> ncidents#MONGO:_vexatious_litigation
> [unfortunately, that URL is long enough that it got wrapped and needs
> to be put back together]
> Background:  Somebody started a RFC on User:MONGO to complain about
> his uncivil behavior, including an edit summary that insulted an
> entire country by saying that anybody posting from there was "anti-
> American".  This resulted in MONGO and a few of his good buddies
> getting a whole lot of laughs about how another nutcase was attacking
> MONGO again, and how they were probably a sockpuppet of a banned
> troll or something, and can't we find some excuse to ban him too?  At
> one point, a special section was created in the RFC page for
> "vexatious litigation against MONGO", though this was soon reverted.
> In the end, the RFC was deleted as "frivolous", although it had
> received the required two endorsements.  Once again, we see the
> clique protecting its own, and making personal attacks with impunity
> when they're against people who dare to criticize a clique member.
> Some comments from that thread:
> "Yet another frivolous RfC on MONGO: Wikipedia:Requests for
> comment/MONGO 3, this time by an obvious sockpuppet." -- Bishonen
> "Which ED sock is it this week, one wonders?" -- Corvus cornix
> "Another brand new account that finds its way to ANI and jumps
> straight in to a dispute about MONGO. Yawn!" -- ElinorD
> So, who is it that said that we're not a "drama site"?
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Yes, when I read that thread I was disgusted and ashamed. Anyone else using
that kind of hate speech against an entire country would be blocked, or at
least severely warned.

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