Are you an admin on a wiki and come across recurring IP address vandals with slightly different addresses each time? There's a neat less-known type of block known as a Range Block. It is a powerful tool and can be used by any administrator on a wiki, only if the vandal's IP addresses are known. If misused it can wreak havoc on a wiki, so it should be used wisely after necessary checks have been made.
Let's say there's an IP address called 126.96.36.199 and they vandalise your wiki. So you revert their changes and block them, as usual. However, a few minutes later another IP vandal appears called 188.8.131.52 and they do similar vandalism as the first. You're almost certain they're the same individual since the behaviour and address is so s…
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