Annoying user repeatedly damaging selected film titles.

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There is this ego-driven frustrated fanboy of actor https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007123/, who apparently finds some kind of satisfaction or amusement in damaging pages of the actor's professional rival https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0482320/, by removing posters and images, tampering the cast section, and removing the trivia of that particular film, he is not done there, now he adds false defamatory and misleading claims as trivas, and sometimes also adding abusing and defaming language against the actor as trivia. I tried correcting it a number of times but he comes again and vandalize each time. In last 24 hours, I corrected same pages multiple times and now I have lost count.

This guy is doing this in selected films of the actor, films that were either all time blockbusters in its language, classics, or known for any other achievements. Trivia is the most damaging section as he write just the opposite of what was originally written, or add anything disparaging or misleading. This guy is doing the very opposite in the other actor's film pages, adding exaggerated and fake claims as trivia, uploading fake fan-made posters. This person is treating IMDb as a fansite for worshiping his star and belittling the other.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355169/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292246/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214585/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0289893/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292023/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255306/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0273870/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237376/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237038/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0924225/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255641/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255643/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6097918/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3417422/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5297256/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0291855/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0463622/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0924213/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237309/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1138482/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292332/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214704/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237363/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214915/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0298514
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0485922/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255373/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0282778/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0237682/

These are not the only pages, these are the pages I have found out to be damaged, probably there are more, will update as I see. If there is any option to navigate through the user's contributions it will be helpful. I have corrected most of the cast vandalism, but I bet he might have already submitted a new tampered cast ordering. Most of the pages listed above probably might have the damaged version live now, because I have given up correcting it as he will vandalize again anyway. If IMDb staffs have access to the logs of these pages, please take a look and see for yourself. Is there any way to restore the original trivias? but that is not enough, he is going to damage it again, you need to take further steps to prevent the pages from future damage. Not only these pages, any edits made by that user is problematic and should be approved only if he submits reliable verifiable sources for the same.
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Posted 12 months ago

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Retrieving deleted information from a biographical page 
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/retrieving-deleted-information-from-a-biographical-page
Is there any way to retrieve the deleted information from a biographical page,
such as trivia, external links, other works, books about the person etc 
This is the page: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0482320/
Aug 17 2019
Luke ltroh
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Wayback Machine
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.imdb.com/

Mohanlal (I)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0482320/
http://web.archive.org/web/*/https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0482320/

Mammootty (I)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007123/
http://web.archive.org/web/*/https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007123/
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Luke ltroh

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Thanks. But only the trivia is archived and I am unable to view the other sections and I don't know what other things are missing. Only an IMDb staff can look into it. I wonder how did that guy managed to delete the verified social media handles from the Official sites section. Re-added it.
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Hi,

Thanks for your message. 

I've forwarded this information to our technical team for further investigation. We will email you back when we receive an update. 

Thank you in advance for your patience.
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Thank you. I have not made any corrections since then (no use anyway, that guy is like "I can do this whole day"). Waiting for the IMDb team's response before doing anything.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Retrieving deleted information from a biographical page.

Is there any way to retrieve the deleted information from a biographical page, such as trivia, external links, other works, books about the person etc ? Someone vandalized content from a page and I don't exactly remember what all things existed before or what went missing, so I am unable to re-add it.
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Luke ltroh

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How much long should I wait. Should I be correcting anything?
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Should I be correcting anything?
No

How much long should I wait.
As long as it takes. Personally I have experienced three or four days, to 3 Months or more for resolution of an issue.

Do Nothing Please.
Please wait.
:):)
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Hi Luke, thank you for your patience with this. While we have taken internal action regarding this and you shouldn't see any new issues, if you have submitted any corrections to cast and run in to issues with those submissions, please pop them in here for me to take a look. 
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Thanks a lot.

By the way, the guy has resumed vandalism (mainly images) at some of the above titles.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0290937
Removed all official posters / stills. Uploading a fake poster (probably created by himself) and making it as primary; PERSISTENT. The ones with the swords are the official.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292246
Changing the main official poster (blue one) from primary; also uploads images with hoax content.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214585
Removed all official posters / stills. Uploaded a fake poster and made it as primary; persistent. The one with the camera is the main poster.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0202055
Removed all official posters / stills. Uploading images with hoax content; adding fake credits in cast section; PERSISTENT. I have fixed it for now.

This person is clearly misusing the image reporting and edit tag options. Please make him stop.

PS: Did some social media research and I think I have found his name. If I am not wrong his name is Vaishakh. Thought it might help in your investigation.

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Sine this discussion is already tagged "solved" I have started a new followup thread at https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/persistently-vandalizing-photo-galleries-at-selected-titles.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Persistently vandalizing photo galleries at selected titles.

Followup of this discussion: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/annoying-user-repeatedly-damaging-selected-film-titles

That guy has resumed vandalism (mainly images) at some of the discussed titles.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0290937
Removed all official posters / stills. Uploading a fake poster (probably created by himself) and making it as primary; PERSISTENT. The ones with the swords are the official.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292246
Changing the main official poster (blue one) from primary; also uploads images with hoax content.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0214585
Removed all official posters / stills. Uploaded a fake poster and made it as primary; persistent. The one with the camera is the main poster (brownish-white).

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0202055
Removed all official posters / stills. Uploading images with hoax content; adding fake credits in cast section; PERSISTENT. I have fixed it for now.

This person is clearly misusing the image reporting and edit tag options. Please make him stop.

PS: Did some social media research and I think I have found his name. If I am not wrong his name is Vaishakh. Thought it might help in your investigation.

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Hello,

Thank you for your report.

I have tried to clean up some of the images on the titles listed but we would appreciate it if you report these images via the correct form, attach a link to this conversation and explain why the images need removing.

Thank you in advance.
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Removed entire posters from this title, I think he's attempting to upload a fake poster. Please approve the restoration of the official poster.

https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/200613-201439-643402
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The vandalism on the above pages has not stopped yet, it has only increased.

Now vandalism has been expanded to more titles, removing all the official posters/still and adding a fake poster for each and making it primary, on a daily basis. What a prick. I am tired of removing the fakes and re-uploading images. Please do something.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6067752/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7231546/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5297256/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6097918/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3417422/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5548032

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292246

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5946852

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2678948/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0273870/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255289

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0292023

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4471488

Please take action immediately.

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