Subject: Identity games by Florentin Smarandache
Florentin Smarandache appears to be creating a large number of user
accounts, and using them to support the inclusion of articles related to his
idiosyncratic theories. The case for this is rather thin, but I hope a
developer will see this message and check the IP addresses of the various
What I know is this: Smarandache has a history of inventing multiple
personalities. I have three confirmed fake names, invented by him. The three
personalities are Carol Harlestle, Charles T. Le and George Gregory.
FS = 22.214.171.124 (static line at Gallup)
CTL = 126.96.36.199
GG = 188.8.131.52
(google cache of
Additionally, AxelBoldt has made a case that FS is Dr. Minh Perez, on
The user accounts which have been created in the past few days and have been
used to support Smarandache include johnkamla, Lit-sci, Bigtexas,
Arizonaval. I don't know if that's all of them. There have also been
suspicious anonymous edits under the Gallup IP addresses 184.108.40.206 and
220.127.116.11 -- could be different computers in the same lab.
If my theory turns out to be correct, I suggest we threaten FS with banning.
Identity games like this should not be allowed.
-- Tim Starling.
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