[Wikipedia-l] Re: Re: Expanding CheckUser permissions

Phil Boswell phil.boswell at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 13:43:16 UTC 2005

"Sean Barrett" <sean at epoptic.org> wrote in 
message news:200504282019.j3SKJkT3030227 at orwen.epoptic.com...
>> >I think that, for the sort of cases outlined below, CheckUser could be
>> >used perhaps if the user themselves specifically said it would be OK.
>> ROTFL!  It means that we should ask every sockpuppet for permission to
>> check to see if he is a sockpuppet. :-D
> If the sockpuppet is denying that it is a sockpuppet,
> it should be willing to give permission, ne?

So when the sockpuppet in question effectively dances just out of reach 
taunting you, what do you do?

"I'm not a sockpuppet, so you can take a hike!"

Or are you then going to introduce the offence of "refusing the 
non-mandatory sockpuppet test"?
[[en:User:Phil Boswell]] 

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