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Re: Getting Unblocked at Wikipedia

On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 02:22:09PM -0800, Brian C wrote:
> I was able to email Slashdot and can login there again, and I don't 
> presently contribute to the Gentoo Forums often enough to worry about 
> it. However, I am finding it impossible to correct the Wikipedia block, 
> because without a username the only way to contact an admin is to edit 
> their "talk" page, but I am forbidden from editing any page because of 
> the block. A vicious cycle.
I was under the impression that Wikipedia, Gentoo Forums, /., et al
grabbed the list of tor exit nodes every so often to use in their black
lists; so once you're no longer an exit node and they refresh their
black lists, you should be effectively unblocked. 

> Does anyone have any experience with this such that they could direct me 
> to an actual email address of a Wikipedia admin who could remove the 
> block or otherwise advise me on how to proceed? Thanks.
> Brian

You could probably get unblocked through #wikipedia on irc.freenode.net.