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- 1 User rights stripped
- 2 Editors blocked
- 3 Reverting banners/protecting pages
- 4 Pre-Oasis skin attacks
- 5 Community discussions
- 6 Deleting articles and images
- 7 Other
- 8 References
User rights stripped
- Main article: Demoted admins
- Main article: Banned users
- User:Anno1404 indefinitely blocked by Staff member sannse for "disruptive behavior", Anno1404 messaged around 15 wikis:
..."Hello, someone on this Wikia wrote on the AWA's Moving page that your Wikia is moving. Please remove your Wikia's name or add your Wikia to the Moved wiki page."
- Deathrock9 globally banned for 'advertising' links to the new Wikizilla address on relevant Tokusatsu Wikis.
- Karate Jesus indefinitely blocked at PvX by Staff member sannse for disruption. This was later reverted with an apology. User was then later globally blocked by sannse. Users at PvX are protesting the decision.
- TurtleShroom indefinitely blocked on Community Central by Wikia employee sannse.
- UWynthyst and Balistic Pve on talismanonline blocked for one year by Staff member sannse for "vandalism".
- Solar Dragon blocked for a year globally for "spamming links to external sites" and vandalism.
- Two other Simpsons Wiki editors blocked for three months by Peteparker: "Spamming links to external sites".
- 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
- 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 .
- Attackofthecatpeople69 globally banned by VSTF member Jr Mime for 4 months even though the attempt to move UnAnything to ShoutWiki had been abandoned
- Lord of Dark globally banned forever after messaging some users pointing them to the forum where the fork was discussed. His edits were reverted by Staff member Luchofigo85.
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.
- "we are leaving here is the new URL address" reverted posting by Wikia employee Sarah Manley.
- Sitenotice removed by Staff.
- News feed indefinitely protected by Wikia Staff.
- Staff reverted main page link: "Reverting; community may continue here without being forced elsewhere".
- VSTF blanking a template linking to the new site .
- Staff constantly removes the Sitenotice and revert it when it has no link to external sites, just a link to a vote.
Club Penguin Fanon Wiki
- Forum thread regarding the fork location locked by a Wikia employee to prevent further bumping.
- 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.
- 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.
Donkey Kong Wiki
- Many reverts, a toning down, and moving to "news" template on Main Page regarding the move notice - See full history
- Sarah Manley reverted   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" .
- Brandon Rhea deleted and Jenburton modified it. Both times, changing it back to the way it was was not re-reverted.
SpongeBob Fanon Wiki
Lost Media Wiki
- Banner removed from main page. Message from Staff: We would have allowed notice about the move to stay up for one month to let people know what was happening, but that has to be earned.
Club Penguin Wiki (Portuguese)
Pre-Oasis skin attacks
(Not included in the tally)
- September 2008 - BillK and sannse desysoped 5 editors: has moved to tfwiki.
- September 29, 2009 - Angela de-sysoped founder Sysrq868: "user has left and is now vandalizing"
- Staff argument with Simpson editors.
Deleting articles and images
- sannse deleted the AWA forums and re-created redirects to this site.
- sannse deleted the forum question created by Anno1404 similar to the conversation here, which mentions that ShoutWiki has Monaco. Reason: off-topic.
- sannse deleted the AWA 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.
- Wikia have removed the ability to e-mail users on Uncyclowikia, citing abuse of the e-mail 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.