Jeremy Hanson was the first and most notorious Vandal ever. He originated as one of the first 1,000 editors of Wikipedia in 2004, but soon started harassing users and organizing harassment against his real life friends and family as well as teachers and school administrators at the age of 15.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Jeremy Hanson started editing Wikipedia in 2004, and was very constructive for the whole year until 2005, when he suddenly started acting irrationally, taking up his most popular alias, "Willy On Wheels" and vandalising with the new Page Move method. It is most likely that he was using sock puppets, bots, or maybe there were more than one of him. Because at one point the vandalism speed was over 200 pages per minute. At one point people attempted to doxx him to stop him, at which point he gave out phone numbers, emails and addresses of CIA agents instead of his actual information.
Eventually in 2007 through 2008 he was thought to be the most powerful vandal ever on Wikipedia, and was even becoming a menace on Community Central of Fandom and Liberapedia until 2009. In 2010, he finally seemed to be disappearing, until in 2011, he was retired from his trolling carreer completely. His Twitter hasn't been active for over four years, and his last known activity was in 2017.
Aliases[edit | edit source]
- Willy On Wheels
- Mister Pelicanshit
- Wheely Willy
- Pelican Shit On Wheels
Vandalism Method[edit | edit source]
Hanson used the "Page Move" method to rename articles to end with "On Wheels." Ex. "Hillary Clinton On Wheels", "Wheels On Wheels", etc.
Possible Locations[edit | edit source]
Possible Successors[edit | edit source]
JoeJoeTheAnimator (Jordan Baumann)
SquiddyPepe2/BeefStew (Megan Star)
Legacy[edit | edit source]
In late 2019, a user "JarlaxleArtemisII" created the JarlaxleArtemis Cult in honor of Jeremy Hanson and Megan Star.