SmashWiki:Requests for demotion

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This is the page for administrators to request the demotion of other administrators and bureaucrats from power on SmashWiki.

The process[edit]

Inevitably, as contributors to the wiki, we (regardless of an administrator position) will have disagreements. Simple disagreements are not what this process is for, so to avoid unwarranted discussions about a staff member's removal, only other staff members are permitted to submit a formal request for demotion.

Any user may lodge a complaint about any staff member with other staff members. They may do so by making a section on the noticeboard, emailing a staff member, or using the Discord server. That complaint will then be discussed privately among the wiki staff. If the complaint is found to be valid, a formal request for demotion will be launched, open to free discussion for all users. If not, the user who lodged the complaint will be notified of the decision.

Upon launching a request for demotion, the subject will be immediately demoted until the process is resolved, and the resulting discussion will decide if they should retain their position.

What makes a valid complaint?[edit]

  • Excessive abuses of power including questionable administrative actions, a lack of willingness to follow consensus, attempting to control content, and so on.
  • Breaking policies including personal attacks, excessive edit warring, abusing rollback, vandalism, and so on.
  • Poor off-wiki conduct including slandering the wiki or its users.
  • Discrimination of any form including race, religion, gender, sexuality, etc.

Archives[edit]

  • For a list of all previous demotion discussions that ended with the subject's demotion, please see this category.
  • For a list of all previous demotion discussions that ended with the subject's acquittal, please see this category.

Current demotion discussions[edit]

None.