Blog:QP May & June 2022 Recap
Goodbyes & Returns
This section covers users who sadly left the wikis or the community last month and those who returned to the Qualmish kingdom in one piece, ready to contribute one more day.
- Zangler takes a one-month break from Qualitipedia due to personal issues with the wikis and community on June 11th.
Staff Additions and Changes
This section covers last month’s changes in the staff and the wikis in general.
- Zangler got promoted in the movie wikis on May 2nd via a notably formal and respectful request in Discord.
- Due to LuigiMan’s retirement, Marxo Grouch took her place on May 3rd across all three pairs of wikis (Games, Shows and Movies).
Requests for Comment
This section covers all the new RfCs from the Qualitipedia Meta wiki and the results of each if they have, as well as requests from previous months that were closed during this time.
- In response to the suspicions of sockpuppet accounts created only to mass vote specific requests, seven different proposals were made in Changes to the RfC policy by SleepParalysisDemon on June 19th.
- Anti-vandalism system for Qualitipedia-affiliated wikis by Katsumi on June 27th.
- Requiring every page to include reception and/or reviews by Blazikeye535 on May 18th. Closed on June 14th from major agreement. (8 / 0 / 0)
- Make staff be the only ones that can move pages is closed on May 20th from major agreement in utility. (7 / 4 / 2)
- Wikipedia link in infoboxes is closed on May 27th from major agreement in utility. (3 / 0 / 0)
- Urgent Enhancements to Improve Everyone's Experience in Quadpedia is also closed on May 27th from major agreement. (23 / 0 / 0)
- Remove both the "Featured" and "Good" templates by SuperStreetKombat on June 17th. Closed on July 4th from major agreement. (16 / 3 / 4)
- Community ban for MarioBobFan by Blazikeye535 on June 24th. Closed on June 25th from major agreement. (17 / 1 / 0)
Unsuccessful, Disputed and Invalid
- Can and should I become an admin? by MarioBobFan on May 1st. Closed as Invalid on the same day per snowball. (0 / 3 / 0)
- Creating a consensus policy by Atomicstar on May 5th. Closed as Unsuccessful on July 3rd due to low traffic. (3 / 0 / 0)
- Creating a mature content template by Blubabluba9990 on May 17th. Closed as Invalid/Unsuccessful on June 29th due to low traffic. (2 / 1 / 3)
- In response to the move rights being allowed to staff only, three different proposals were made in Mover right by Bukkit on May 21st. Closed as Unsuccessful due to low traffic in utility. (3 / 0 / 3 - 3 / 1 / 2 - 2 / 0 / 0)
- Require users to create a topic before changing reception by ZeusDeeGoose on June 15th. Closed as Unsuccessful on July 8th by author request. (0 / 1 / 3)
- The ground shaker Close the Websites Wikis by King Dice on May 23rd is closed as Disputed on June 29th. (36 / 33 / 3)
This section covers other news involving the community and not just the workplace.
- r/Qualitipedia becomes one year old on May 1, 2022.
- r/quadpedia was created on May 12th. A subreddit mostly focused on the community, rather than a serious wiki-related medium.
- Youtuber “Lessons in Meme Culture” showed a screenshot of the first pointer of the Teen Titans Go! page from Terrible Shows Wiki in his Why “Guys Look, A Birdie!” Exploded video from May 13th.
- A purge in Terrible Shows Wiki dedicated to delete most unfinished fake episodes was made on June 13th, with more than 50 blogs deleted.
- The purge also cleared various biased and/or unfinished pages in the show wikis. The most known page is the deleted Popee the Performer which was in Terrible Shows Wiki.
- The Quadpedia Iceberg project keeps growing with each contribution by the community!
News So Far:
This section covers news from the current month so far. These will still be covered in their own sections for the next recap blog.
- The once user Lukaaa640 starts the month of July announcing his departure from Qualitipedia with a spicy goodbye blog on Awesome Games Wiki.
- With the passing of a Request for Comments, the main page has been redesigned across all wikis. The design was chosen in a poll by Blazikeye in Qualitipedia Central on July 4th.
- Bukkit is promoted to moderator temporarily for 3 months in Crappy Games Wiki on July 7th and thanks the people who helped her get there.
- Obi-Wan Skywalker86 is also promoted to trial moderator in Crappy Games Wiki on July 7th.
- Zangler returns from his break on July 15th with some revelations and notes of the plans he has for the future of Qualitipedia.
- ZeusDeeGoose takes a brief break from Qualitipedia on July 17th to work on another Miraheze project, but he comes back 9 days later.
- Administrator Mr. Dready turns 18 on July 18th!
- Crappy Games Wiki, and with it the Qualitipedia legacy, has its ninth anniversary on July 22nd.