I stopped by this morning to see how things were going since this wiki was hit a few weeks ago by a vandal that has targeted a few dozen wikis. There was an edit today to Thread:15258 to change the topic that I'm not sure how it was accomplished since that message doesn't seem to be editable.
However, what I discovered is that the original message had been edited by Boomtime over a year ago to change it from talking about books to instead contain profanity. A further check of Boomtime's edits shows that every one of them was vandalism. Boomtime was promoted by Kelton2, who you demoted and blocked in January 2017 for vandalism.
There's a lot of the vandalism by Boomtime and Kelton2 still on the wiki. Some of the blocks set by Kelton2 may also have been done under false pretenses, such as the one set against Hailey C. Shannon eight years after Hailey last edited here. I randomly checked some of Hailey's edits and they appear to be valid edits that do not warrant a permanent block.
I am recommending the following:
Removal of Boomtime's Discussion Moderator and Content Moderator rights.
Permanent blocks for both Boomtime and Kelton2.
Review the edits made by each person blocked by Kelton2 to determine if the block was set in response to vandalism, or if the block itself was set falsely.
I'd also like to request some temporary rights in order to help with the cleanup. I'm willing to go through the history of each page and message thread edited by each of these people in order to remove any vandalism or false alterations they committed. Discussions Moderator and Content Moderator rights would allow me to perform the cleanup. Admin rights would not be necessary unless you want me to do the review and unblock the ones that were falsely blocked. I have some extra time this week, so I can get through the cleanup fairly quickly and you can remove the rights by next weekend.
Sure I would mind we need to clean this page up and get this up and running and popular for everyone. I wish i could get the people from Random House to also help up on this wikia. So far its getting better than ever we just need to clean up this wikia more. Are you Requesting to be the Discussuion and Content Moderator?
Alright, Well I have already put you onto being an admin of this page as well. Alot needs to get fixed on here still. I remeber one time I came on her after a long hiatus and I realized the wikia was totally off balance and even I, my account was hacked for I know i said things I never type, one one hacked my account trying to be me so I had to change my password and i was a blocked admin but I got myself unblocked and went right to fixing and blocked everything right away letting most others know thatI was hacked. it was a horrible site and seeing gore and blood and pornography on this wikia posted by others and people trying to be me, they felt that they won the war but not just yet. I wish i had you and per ank and the others to return to stop everything on the day that happened. It was horrible Rickdrumz (talk) 17:51, March 5, 2018 (UTC)
Hi Rickdrumz; I'm Amanda with FANDOM's community development team! I'm reaching out to you to see if you are interested in a wiki update: I'd like to create a whole new main page and edit the mobile main page plus add article pages once new content becomes available. I also wanted to see if you were interested in turning on Discussions.
In case you are unaware of the feature, Discussions was introduced last year to help communities engage with users and fans. It lives in its own space on the wiki and allows users to interact with other members of the community. It is also mobile friendly, and gives mobile users a chance to contribute and engage with the community, and possibly turn them into wiki editors as well. You can read more about Discussions here.
For more information on migrating forums to Discussions, you can check out this blog over on Community Central that explains everything in detail.
If you have some concerns, Discussions and Forums can exist side-by-side in case you do not want to migrate just yet. However, eventually all Forums will be migrated over to Discussions, so getting ahead of the curve is never a bad idea.
Let me know what you think, and if you want to proceed I can get the ball rolling.
That looks amazing! But the slides I already have I would like the first one woth the Cat in the Hat with the sign on his hands to be on that slide as well (unless you can made a new logo for him to hold) and I would like to keep the background we already have but also use the new one but like switch it out with the old and the new every now and then but also to use the christmas background with the grinch, max, and cindy lou who on it too for when its almost the end of thanksgiing month onto the month of christmas. (unless you have an idea too) But the new background and the background we are using currently we can switch old and new maybe once every month or two. Also where it says "Dr. Seuss Wiki with the lorax on it can we change that to the picture of the Cat in the Hat instead or with the Fishes from One Fish Two Fish Red and blue around it" And i wish that there was a way that we could have theme music from Seussville.com on the home page too.
Okay, so you like the new layout? Do I have permission to edit the main page? I think changing the background every so often is a good idea--especially when it corresponds with holidays. We can leave the slides alone on the slider. I just put one in as an example on my sandbox. I like the first slide pic, although I think this picture is cute too. Also, have you had time to look at Discussions? What do you think?
You just did, I ranked you to that last night. and I had already changed it with the cat in the hat but you just made it better, do you think you van change the ones I just up loaded to word marks for later? I would also like seuss emoticons for the live chatroom too,
Rickdrumz, you can skip leaving this person any further messages. The vandalism is deliberate on their part because they want to see if they can get other people upset, which gives them attention that they're looking for. Best thing to do is just revert or delete the edits and not make any comments about it.
Another user and I are attempting to revert some vandalism that's been committed. In order to preserve the edit history, we need the "Colin Loretz" page moved back to its original name of "Ted Geisel", and "Books of Colin Loretz" moved back to "Books of Theo. LeSieg". There's also a lot of article comments, a couple of articles and Message Wall messages to be deleted. I can point you to the extension that will give your account the ability to delete those.
Vandal. I just got back and I saw what he did. he and many people have messed up this entire fandom site. and I'm clearly disgusted of it. There was one time I came back from hiatus andi realized I been hacked and blocked. Thank God I was able to get off the block, reclaim my account as admin and set things back right however it wasnt easy. I really thought that was it for me on here. This creep is beyond nuts. I wish Random House INC would help run this fandom for us to keep it together.
If you are willing to help keep this page Seuss related with all Seuss Material. I just might let you be the next Admin. do you have what it takes? Im not on here all the time but I come back on times when I can to check on things here Rickdrumz (talk) 21:30, January 14, 2018 (UTC)
Just thought I'd let you know that I helped fix up the vandalism that was made to the Mrs. Kwan page by reverting to the last revision before the vandalism started. I used popups to do it, even though I could just have done it the traditional way. But either way, looks like the page is now properly fixed! :D
The Dr. Seuss Wiki was included in the now-retired Book wiki footer. A new author footer has been created, and I was wondering if I could place it on the main page, since this site meets all the new requirements for inclusion.
Not too long ago I discovered my account was hacked and saying some nasty things to others! Thank god Im back once again to fix whati have been working on for yrs and yrs. and I dedicated me life and put so much effort into this wikia of Dr. Seuss. i am extremly angry that someone Hacked and ruined me.
Hacker is you are reading this I will find out who you are and will report you to the police for hacking my beloved account and ruining all my greatest work!!
TIme to fix this once and for all! Secondly I am planning on having some of the voices actors of Seuss to help mt set this wikia back right once again if i can. Please bare with me
That story might have to wait. Right now at this moment, Im trying to re-upload Sleep Book again due to the last video I recorded, poor volume quality, and I'm hoping that I can get it on there so that I can move on, I have been having trouble with it lately cause its 1GB som im hoping that I can get Sleep Book in without any corruptions and it might take hours for me to get it on there. Im not sure how I managed it last time. Ps, after I finish I am not going to get up today I have to finish Ten Apples Up On Top! Rickdrumz (talk) 19:18, September 25, 2015 (UTC) just bare with me Pasha.