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Please feel to contribute, so long as you don't breach any of Wikipedia's increasingly arcane and bizarre policies or guidelines. They display superior intellect, outstanding article building abilities, captivating physical attractiveness and, above all, a stupendous and awe-inspiring modesty. Adminship gives the player an extra life that protects them from one instance of invicility, personal attacks and vandalism, all of which result in an instant GAME OVER for normal editors.The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy provides a useful definition: "A bunch of mindless jerks who'll be the first against the wall when the revolution comes." Curiously, a laptop browsing Wikipedia: Administrators from 1,000 years in the future conveniently fell through a worm-hole in space, where the page simply displayed "A bunch of mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came."A Wiki Project where experienced wikipedians aim to help new editors get to grips with editing, by explaining to them why all their contributions have been removed and how many policies they've just violated.Editor, typically male, who feels compelled to inflict as much boring detailed information and trivia as possible on the rest of the online population by writing articles on sheds, skips, the A215 road and all things railway-related.Named after their garment of choice which comes in a range of colours: from dull, boring browns and blues, to high-vis iridescent.Anorak is an alternate name for trainspotters, the group which both inspires and unquestionably overlaps with anoraky editors.
A committee of the best and brightest editors Wikipedia has to offer, who have dedicated three years of their lives to discussing what punishments are appropriate for a motley band of typing students, critics and friends of gays.
Combines the role of Cen Com with the efficiency of World Com and the gravitas of Comic-Con. It provides the appreciative audience member a chance to go to the bathroom and get extra popcorn during a really good drama festival.
Carefully calculated placement of these, followed by your own comment at the top of the new section, allows you to have center stage for the next round of cabbage-hurling and dead-catting.
carefully crafted proposals for settling the dispute.
Arbcom then either blocks two randomly selected editors from each side of the dispute, or issues "admonishments" all around and everybody has a good laugh."The candidate I proposed for Rf A has superb intellect, outstanding physique, amazing prowess, telepathy and can walk on water, therefore your oppose vote must be a personal attack and I feel the need to spell this out to you in full to make me feel better."Multiple instances of these are found at the top of an article talk page, placed by different Wiki Projects to indicate their ownership of the article.
Banners will often include article ratings, from Stub- to A-Class, assigned by the projects; ideally, these should all be different.