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Because of the Wikia skin, several admins and crats on several Wikias have been stripped of their leadership positions. Several editors have also been banned. Below is an incomplete list of these cases.

If you would like to add a case, you must add a link to this situation to avoid inaccurate reports. Incidents without a link will be removed. If you don't have a link, post your incident on the talk page.

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This is an extremely incomplete list, listing only a fraction of the incidents.


Leadership privileges stripped[edit]

How to examine User rights logs:
Type in Special:Logs on any wikia. In the All public logs drop down box, select "user rights logs".

WoWWiki[edit]

  • 10 admins lost their rights.[1] [2]

Wikisimpsons[edit]

  • Admin demoted by Staff.[3]
  • Admin on Oct 25 demoted by Staff.[4]

Grand Theft Auto Wiki[edit]

  • At least 4 admins lose their rights by staff, description says there was "mass deletion" in a couple of cases. [5] [6]

PVX[edit]

  • Admin rights of 5 editors taken away then restored the next day by Staff due to ongoing issues on this wiki.[7]

Talisman Wiki[edit]

  • Admin rights of 2 editors taken away by sannse for "acting to damage the wiki".[8]

Micronations[edit]

  • Nine admins desysoped by Wikia employee DaNASCAT: Old Admin team has left; clearing way for new team. [9] and giving bureaucrat and sysop rights the next day to one user who was never sysop just for volunteering.

Donkey Kong Wiki[edit]

  • HavocReaper48 had his bureaucrat rights removed by sannse due to ongoing issues on this wiki [10]

Dead Rising Wiki[edit]

  • The administrator team's rights were removed to "make way for the new admin team" after moving off Wikia.[11]

Pikmin Fanon Wiki[edit]

  • 5 sysops (2 of them bureaucrats) had their rights removed. Wiki team has left; clearing way for new team [12]

Jedipedia[edit]

  • All original sysops and bureaucrats had their rights removed, and given to a new one. Reason: wiki adoption.[13]

Gaters Wiki[edit]

  • Only admin, moved to ShoutWiki, deleted pages (as had been done on 7 other wikis, also requested it to be deleted, Staff restored the pages and removed adminship and deleted other wikis) Admin had a notice up, Staff removed it, Editor vandalized, Staff banned him and redirected the entire wiki to Stargate Wiki.[14]

SpongeBob Fanon Wiki[edit]

  • All bureaucrats demoted by sannse.[15]

Lost Media Wiki[edit]

  • Bureaucrat demoted by BertH.[16]

WikiZilla[edit]

  • All bureaucrats demoted by sannse.[17]


Editors blocked[edit]

  • User:Anno1404 indefinitely blocked by staff member sannse for "disruptive behavior", Anno1404 messaged around 15 wikis:
    ..."Hello, someone on this wikia wrote on the Anti Wikia Skin Alliance Moving page, that your wikia is moving. Please remove your wikia's name or add your wikia to the Moved Wiki page."
  • Karate Jesus indefinitely blocked at PvX by Staff member sannse for disruption.[18] This was later reverted with an apology.[19] User was then later globally blocked by sannse. Users at PvX are protesting the decision.[20]
TurtleShroom indefinitely blocked on Community Central by Staff member sannse.[21]
UWynthyst and Balistic Pve on talismanonline blocked for one year by Staff member sannse for "vandalism".[22][23]
  • Solar Dragon blocked for a year globally for "Spamming links to external sites", also for his vandalism.
  • Two other Simpsons Wiki editors blocked for three months by Peteparker: Spamming links to external sites.[24]
User:Apolomi blocked on WoWWiki by WoWWiki's sole remaining (Wikia-appointed) admin for informing other people about site move: Spamming links to external sites'[25][26]
  • Gallahan blocked on the grounds of trolling for attempting to propose a community vote to shut down WoWWiki.
  • Rsmall1413, Westlandian, Secundomia, Pmrcalaby and Austenasia blocked indefinitely by charitwo for Spamming links to external sites [27].
  • Attackofthecatpeople69 globally banned by VSTF member Jr Mime for 4 months even though the attempt to move UnAnything to ShoutWiki had been abandoned[28]

Reverting banners and protecting pages[edit]

Since Wikia keeps the content and will not close down a site, editors will often add external links directing editors to new sites. These are reverted by Staff.

asheron.wikia.com[edit]

  • "we are leaving here is the new URL address" reverted posting by Staffer Sarah Manley.[29]

absurdopedia.wikia.com[edit]

  • Sitenotice removed by Staff.[30]

micronations.wikia.com[edit]

  • News feed indefinitely protected by Wikia Staff.[31]
  • Staff reverted main page link: Reverting; community may continue here without being forced elsewhere.[32]
  • VSTF blanking a template linking to the new site [33].

touhou.wikia.com[edit]

Autopedia[edit]

Wikisimpsons[edit]

Club Penguin Fanon Wiki[edit]

WoWWiki[edit]

  • Forum thread regarding the site location locked by a Wikia employee to prevent further bumping.[35]
  • Removal of some advice and a link to Wowpedia on a user's talk page was undone twice: once by a Wikia employee and the second time by WoWWiki's Wikia-appointed remaining admin.[36][37]
  • Wikia's hired WowWiki admin created a forum page (now deleted) announcing a new policy to permaban users that advertise other sites, especially Wowpedia, on user talk pages. It has been replaced by a proposal after a forum complaining about a new policy being created without proper consensus. (Apparently, the original thread was a direct order from Wikia on how they think the site should be run).
  • Both admins are now stifling any reasonable attempt at discussion or mentions of Wowpedia, labeling it "trolling" and reverting it.[38]

Astropedia[edit]

  • Staff reverted information about leaving Wikia[39][40]

Donkey Kong Wiki[edit]

  • Many reverts, a toning down, and moving to "news" template on Main Page regarding the move notice - See full history

Beepedia (Finnish)[edit]

  • Sarah Manley reverted [41] [42] a notice on the main page, even when the editor explained to Sarah that the notice "does not even recommend anyone not to edit this wiki" [43].

D20 NPCs[edit]

  • Brandon Rhea deleted and Jenburton modified it. Both times, changing it back to the way it was was not re-reverted.

SpongeBob Fanon Wiki[edit]

  • sannse reverted a JavaScript code redirecting the wiki to nickfanon.wikia.com (per a fork compromise) and globally blocked the admin who originally posted said code for a month. [44]

Lost Media Wiki[edit]

Club Penguin Wiki (Portuguese)[edit]

Pre-Oasis skin attacks[edit]

(Not included in the tally)

Transformers Wiki[edit]

  • September 2008 - BillK and sannse de-sysoped 5 editors: has moved to tfwiki.[45]

gisle.wikia.com[edit]

  • September 29, 2009 - Angela de-sysoped founder Sysrq868: user has left and is now vandalizing[46]

Jedipedia[edit]

  • July 2010 - Community decides to fork to ShoutWiki. Administrator de-sysoped.[47][48]

Community discussions[edit]

Wikisimpsons[edit]

  • taff argument with Simpson editors.[49]

Deleting articles and images[edit]

  • sannse deleted the Forum:Anti-wikia Alliance pages[50] and re-created redirects to this site.[51]
  • sannse deleted the forum question created by Anno1404 similar to the conversation here, which mentions that ShoutWiki has Monaco. Reason: off-topic.[52]
  • sannse deleted the Anti-Wikia Alliance logo, replacing it with this image.
  • Spanish wiki Inciclopedia (part of the Uncyclopedia family) used a template to replace inter-language links with Uncyclopedia that pointed to the forked wiki. The template was deleted by a Spanish Staffer, who cited ToU violation.[53]

Other[edit]

  • Wikia have removed the ability to e-mail users on Uncyclowikia, citing abuse of the email system to encourage editors to join the fork.
    • UPDATE: This has been extended to all Wikia sites.
  • Wikia Staff restored the background image of Lost Media Wiki and said to the uploader: As the creator of the image, you are free to send in a take-down request under the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

References[edit]

  1. http://www.wowwiki.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=Sannse
  2. http://www.wowwiki.com/Forum:Next_steps_for_WoWWiki#Admin_rights forum
  3. http://simpsons.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  4. http://simpsons.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  5. http://gta.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  6. https://twitter.com/GrandTheftWiki/status/26975873893
  7. http://pvx.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=Sannse
  8. http://talismanonline.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=Sannse&page=&year=&month=-1
  9. http://micronations.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=DaNASCAT
  10. http://donkeykong.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=Sannse
  11. http://deadrising.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=DaNASCAT&page=&year=2011&month=1
  12. http://pikminfanon.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=DaNASCAT
  13. http://fi.starwars.wikia.com/index.php?title=Toiminnot%3ALoki&type=rights&user=Brandon+Rhea&page=&year=&month=-1
  14. http://stargate.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=block&user=&page=user%3AEscyos&year=&month=-1
  15. http://spongefan.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=Sannse&page=&year=&month=-1
  16. http://lostmedia.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=BertH
  17. http://godzilla.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=Sannse&page=&year=&month=-1
  18. http://pvx.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=block&user=&page=User%3AKarate+Jesus
  19. http://pvx.wikia.com/wiki/User_talk:Karate_Jesus#Banned
  20. http://pvx.wikia.com/wiki/User_talk:Sannse#are_u_srs
  21. http://community.wikia.com/index.php?title=User_talk:TurtleShroom&diff=567525&oldid=567182
  22. http://talismanonline.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=block&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  23. http://talismanonline.wikia.com/wiki/User_talk:Wynthyst#Blocked
  24. http://simpsons.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=block&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  25. http://www.wowwiki.com/index.php?title=Special:Log&type=block&page=User%3AApolomi
  26. http://www.wowwiki.com/User_talk:Apolomi
  27. http://micronations.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=block&user=Charitwo
  28. http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Special:Contributions/Attackofthecatpeople69
  29. http://asheron.wikia.com/index.php?title=Template:News&diff=prev&oldid=256538
  30. http://absurdopedia.wikia.com/index.php?title=%D0%A1%D0%BB%D1%83%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%B1%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%8F:Log&page=MediaWiki%3ASitenotice
  31. http://micronations.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=protect&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  32. http://micronations.wikia.com/index.php?title=Main_Page&diff=115122&oldid=115120
  33. http://micronations.wikia.com/index.php?title=Template:Cocc&action=history
  34. http://touhou.wikia.com/wiki/Touhou_Wiki?action=history
  35. http://www.wowwiki.com/Forum:WoWWiki%27s_new_location
  36. http://www.wowwiki.com/index.php?title=User_talk:KaurosWoW&diff=prev&oldid=2458146
  37. http://www.wowwiki.com/index.php?title=User_talk:KaurosWoW&diff=next&oldid=2458185
  38. http://www.wowwiki.com/index.php?title=Forum:Current_advantages_of_WoWWiki&diff=next&oldid=2460348
  39. http://pl.astronomia.wikia.com/index.php?diff=4408
  40. http://pl.astronomia.wikia.com/index.php?diff=4415
  41. http://fi.beepedia.wikia.com/?diff=22594&uselang=en
  42. http://fi.beepedia.wikia.com/?diff=22604&uselang=en
  43. http://fi.beepedia.wikia.com/wiki/Keskustelu_k%C3%A4ytt%C3%A4j%C3%A4st%C3%A4:Sarah_Manley
  44. http://spongefan.wikia.com/wiki/MediaWiki:Common.js?diff=prev&oldid=172159
  45. http://transformers.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=&page=&year=2008&month=9
  46. http://gisle.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=rights&user=angela&page=&year=&month=-1
  47. http://fi.starwars.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Foorumi:YA:Muuttaminen
  48. http://fi.starwars.wikia.com/index.php?title=Toiminnot%3ALoki&type=rights&user=&page=&year=&month=-1
  49. http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Sannse/Vandalism_and_spam
  50. http://community.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=delete&user=Sannse&page=&year=&month=-1
  51. http://community.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=delete&user=Sannse&page=Forum%3AAnti-Wikia+Alliance&year=&month=-1
  52. http://community.wikia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=&user=Sannse&page=Forum%3AIs+Monaco+dead%3F+It+cannot+be+exported%3F&year=&month=-1
  53. http://inciclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Usuario_discusi%C3%B3n:Dark_delegation?oldid=1294204#Saludos

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