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Jul 10, 2010 9:50 AM
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This thread is for reporting illegitimate accounts. If you encounter a problem with a legitimate user, please report the user using the report link or PM a forum moderator / DB administrator.

What is an illegitimate account? An account that is a:
  • duplicate account used to boost/drop ratings, sway votes in club contests or for other disrupting purposes; or
  • bot account to spam users or manipulate lists.

Let me repeat: This thread is for reporting illegitimate accounts only. Do not post accounts you do not 100% believe are trolls. Do not argue with posts made by other users, instigate arguments by PMing/commenting others or make off-topic posts. Please leave the decision making to the administrators.

If you have any questions or concerns about this thread or it's contents, then please feel free to PM a DB administrator.
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Gogetters said:
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Uriel
Emailing spam =l
Emailing, or PMing? The user hasn't been online since March 25th....



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Gogetters said:
I am going to assume it's him from the name and from the other user post on his profile, join date and lack of profile stuff.
He just seems like a spammer to me.
No, it's not the same user. We've been getting some uriel537 etc. bots on accounts that are likely the same one, but this is a legitimate user that's just never really used their account. You're likely getting the email spam due to the email address on your profile. The bot must have been "smart" enough to complete your ...



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http://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=73355&show=0#post A lot of the accounts in this thread were never taken care of. Edited the OP in that thread to leave the ones that were never taken care of.
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Drunk_Samurai said:
Edited the OP in that thread to leave the ones that were never taken care of.
Thanks, that helped a lot.



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Kineta said:
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Edited the OP in that thread to leave the ones that were never taken care of.
Thanks, that helped a lot.


Thanks.

Forgot about these in my other post in that thread.

http://myanimelist.net/profile/theanimeman Same day joined and rated.

http://myanimelist.net/profile/NBahamut Same day joined and rated. Most likely the same person.

http://myanimelist.net/profile/Mazon Same day joined and rated.

http://myanimelist.net/profile/peksi I find it suspicious that their list is on private.

http://myanimelist.net/profile/asdfjkl

http://myanimelist.net/profile/magic

While I know magic is a legitimate user is there a way to remove his ratings? I argued with him once about it and he admitted that he did it only to be "outrageous"

http://myanimelist.net/comtocom.php?id1=36904&id2=9598

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While I know magic is a legitimate user is there a way to remove his ratings? I argued with him once about it and he admitted that he did it only to be "outrageous"
There's no way to remove user scores from anime/manga lists. Users are free to rate all entries on their lists however they choose. It's creating multiple accounts that we have an issue with.

One score is not going to change an entry's rating the grand scheme of things.



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http://myanimelist.net/profile/loverlas

Spam account. Sent me one of those "I stumbled upon your profile visit my site" messages.
 
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http://myanimelist.net/profile/loverlas

Spam account. Sent me one of those "I stumbled upon your profile visit my site" messages.


Was going to report this one. I just saw a comment of "his/hers" on an other user's profile and it's spam.
 
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http://myanimelist.net/profile/ESSWHY
http://myanimelist.net/profile/selective_yellow

Same user: even if he doesn't try to hide having 2 accounts, he didn't remove his scores from 1, so he's really boosting/droping ratings according to his bad tastes.
(And keeping the 2 list for sync purpose isn't a valid argument as there is an export functionality)

 
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This may sound kind of odd, but I would like to request deletion of two of my own accounts, so that the usernames will be freed up.

A while ago (July 11th), the website was kind of acting up when I tried to create an account. For some reason it wouldn't work right. Therefore I ended up making 3 accounts.

One of them was:

Onyxthgreat (that was a typo, a mistake from my end =$).

and the other was:

Onyxer (this one I created because my current account just wouldn't activate/validate at the time)

Sorry for the weird request, but I don't know where to post it elsewhere.

Thanks in advance! =)
 
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http://myanimelist.net/blog/spillblanks88

I can't remember the last time I checked the blogs page without seeing a spam post. Not that I check it that often, but still. :/
 
 
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kwizatz said:
http://myanimelist.net/profile/ESSWHY
http://myanimelist.net/profile/selective_yellow

Same user: even if he doesn't try to hide having 2 accounts, he didn't remove his scores from 1, so he's really boosting/droping ratings according to his bad tastes.
(And keeping the 2 list for sync purpose isn't a valid argument as there is an export functionality)


The export feature is broken, and I have made a support thread on this but it has been ignored. The mods already know about this, so please take your shitty taste elsewhere.
 
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Kineta said:
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While I know magic is a legitimate user is there a way to remove his ratings? I argued with him once about it and he admitted that he did it only to be "outrageous"
There's no way to remove user scores from anime/manga lists. Users are free to rate all entries on their lists however they choose. It's creating multiple accounts that we have an issue with.

One score is not going to change an entry's rating the grand scheme of things.


When multiple people do it it does effect the ratings though.
 
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If we start disallowing people to score 1s, then we have to with 10s, too. And then 2s and 9s. Heck, why have a scoring system at all then?

The problem we have with scoring trolls is all of the accounts they create to swing one score up or down a few points. If I'm going to decide that someone isn't allowed to give X anime a score of 3, then I might as well just set the anime's score myself and not let anyone change it.

I hope you see where I'm coming from :)



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Kineta said:
If we start disallowing people to score 1s, then we have to with 10s, too. And then 2s and 9s. Heck, why have a scoring system at all then?

The problem we have with scoring trolls is all of the accounts they create to swing one score up or down a few points. If I'm going to decide that someone isn't allowed to give X anime a score of 3, then I might as well just set the anime's score myself and not let anyone change it.

I hope you see where I'm coming from :)


I never said that. But I meant its a shame you can't disable scores for some people like Magic who blatantly admitted to doing it just to troll.
 
 
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http://myanimelist.net/profile/driadina
Advertising in the forums.
 
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http://myanimelist.net/profile/Bruse100

Spam bot/Advertising in the forums.

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Ninja'd, was going to report this one too.
 
 
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http://myanimelist.net/profile/sekar555

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Advertising in other people's profile through comments system.

I have not been able to verify that all of them leave such comments; the majority of these accounts seem to be made by the same person/program/company. (Same date of creation, profile pic.)

http://myanimelist.net/profile/kichi-san
http://myanimelist.net/profile/kichi-kun
http://myanimelist.net/profile/kichi-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/kiku-san
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kiku-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/iku-san
http://myanimelist.net/profile/iku-tan
http://myanimelist.net/profile/oriana-tan
http://myanimelist.net/profile/honomi-tan
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Azami-tan
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Misoka-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Natsuko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Nami-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Nashie-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Tsuruko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Hanae-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Hana-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kimiko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Nashi-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kumi-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kaya-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Matsuyo-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Koneko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Misao-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Motoko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Asako-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Setsuko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Shinako-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Masa-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kaiko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kiyo-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Nashi-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Ikuko-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Ishi-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Setsu-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Jin-hime
http://myanimelist.net/profile/Tori-hime
 
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I don´t know if there is already similar thread, or if even those account are allowed to be deleted, which I think they should be since they only mess up MAL ratings even more.

http://myanimelist.net/profile/fantasia2009
http://myanimelist.net/profile/ogeriomasters

Notice the date of registration and last time visit.
Not to mention they have this character from Naruto as favorite who only appears in one or two scenes in entire series, and without any line.
Just another random character, just like background actor in real live movie.

Now there is nothing wrong with having him in database cause his name is even affirmed in Naruto databook, but I really doubt anyone would have background characters as favorite.
 
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@Psajdak: Please read the Frequent Questions/Bugs - READ THIS BEFORE POSTING!!! sticky before posting in the Support Board. Not sure why you made a thread in the character subboard....

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http://myanimelist.net/profile/JuliusRage

That guy created his account almost 2 weeks ago, had one day of trolling through the forum(I was on at the time) and then apparently added only 1 anime, rated it low and never logged in again.

For me this is a 100% case of a troll account, though it may be too early to tell. He may come back to troll the forums once again.
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All done.

I left JuliusRage and RageBorne as they are forum/review trolls with actual people behind the screen names so they would simply be banned; we're after bots and users who make multiple accounts in an effort to manipulate the ranking or the scores.

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