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==Promotion==
 
==Promotion==
 
 
GTA Wiki has a noticeboard specifically for requests for promotion: [[GTA Wiki:Requests for Promotion]]. Editors interested in applying for any staff rights may file for promotion on that board. A community vote will take place on whether the user may be granted the promotion. The required 'yes' percentage is 60% for patrollers, and 70% for administrators and bureaucrats.
 
GTA Wiki has a noticeboard specifically for requests for promotion: [[GTA Wiki:Requests for Promotion]]. Editors interested in applying for any staff rights may file for promotion on that board. A community vote will take place on whether the user may be granted the promotion. The required 'yes' percentage is 60% for patrollers, and 70% for administrators and bureaucrats.
   
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Community discussions on whether to demote a current staff member also take place on the Requests for Promotion noticeboard. A percentage of 70% is required to demote an administrator or bureaucrat, 60% ''or unanimous consensus among bureaucrats'' to demote a patroller. Requests for demotion may be deleted by an uninvolved bureaucrat, but ''not'' the bureaucrat the vote was invoked against.
 
Community discussions on whether to demote a current staff member also take place on the Requests for Promotion noticeboard. A percentage of 70% is required to demote an administrator or bureaucrat, 60% ''or unanimous consensus among bureaucrats'' to demote a patroller. Requests for demotion may be deleted by an uninvolved bureaucrat, but ''not'' the bureaucrat the vote was invoked against.
   
==[[File:Bureaucrat.png|25px|link=]]Bureaucrats==
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==[[File:Bureaucrat.png|27px|link=]]Bureaucrats==
The Bureaucrats are senior editors on GTA Wiki. As well as being full administrators, they have management abilities where they can grant limited user rights. They can promote and demote rollbackers, administrators, moderators, and they can promote other users to bureaucrat although they cannot demote other bureaucrats. Demotion of users by bureaucrats on GTA Wiki is not done without a community discussion, unless absolutely necessary. In cases where the community cannot reach consensus on an issue, the bureaucrats may hold a bureaucrats-only vote to reach a decision.
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The Bureaucrats are senior editors on GTA Wiki. As well as being full administrators, they have management abilities where they can grant limited user rights. They can promote and demote patrollers, administrators and moderators. They can promote other users to bureaucrat although they cannot demote other bureaucrats. Demotion of users by bureaucrats on GTA Wiki is not done without a community discussion, unless absolutely necessary. In cases where the community cannot reach consensus on an issue, the bureaucrats may hold a bureaucrats-only vote to reach a decision.
   
 
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!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:McJeff|McJeff]]
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!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Leon Davis|Leon Davis]]
!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:Messi1983|Messi1983]]
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!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:LS11sVaultBoy|LS11sVaultBoy]]
!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:The Tom|The Tom]]
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!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Smashbro8|Smashbro8]]
 
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==[[File:Administrator.png|25px|link=]]Administrators==
 
==[[File:Administrator.png|25px|link=]]Administrators==
The Administrators are trusted editors, equipped with the tools to keep the wiki running smoothly. They can issue blocks to troublesome editors, revert vandalism using the rollback tool, delete and move pages. They are authorized to use the tools at their disposal to deal with issues facing the wiki to the best of their ability.
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The Administrators are trusted editors, equipped with the tools to keep the wiki running smoothly. They can issue blocks to troublesome editors, revert vandalism using the rollback tool, and delete and move pages. They are authorized to use the tools at their disposal to deal with issues facing the wiki to the best of their ability.
   
 
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|[[File:558050-Staff-Pic.jpg|link=User:558050|145px]]
|[[File:JBanton-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:JBanton|125px]]
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|[[File:StaffPic-Andre.png|link=User:AndreEagle17|145px]]
 
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!{{Flagicon|Israel|Flag of Israel}} [[User:Ilan xd|Ilan xd]]
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!{{Flagicon|Brazil|Flag of Brazil}} [[User:558050|558050]]
!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:JBanton|JBanton]]
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!{{Flagicon|Brazil|Flag of Brazil}} [[User:AndreEagle17|AndreEagle17]]
 
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|[[File:LS11sVaultBoy-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:LS11sVaultBoy|125px]]
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|[[File:DocVinewood-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:DocVinewood|145px]]
|[[File:MikeyKlebbitz-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Mikey Klebbitz|125px]]
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|[[File:StaffPic_Sam.png|link=User:SJWalker|145px]]
|[[File:WinterMoon-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Winter Moon|125px]]
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|[[File:WildBrick142-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:WildBrick142|145px]]
 
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!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:LS11sVaultBoy|LS11sVaultBoy]]
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!{{Flagicon|Catalonia|Flag of Catalonia}} [[User:DocVinewood|DocVinewood]]
!{{Flagicon|Portugal|Flag of Portugal}} [[User:Mikey Klebbitz|Mikey Klebbitz]]
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!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:SJWalker|SJWalker]]
!{{Flagicon|Unknown|Unknown}} [[User:Winter Moon|Winter Moon]]
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!{{Flagicon|Ireland|Flag of Ireland}} [[User:WildBrick142|WildBrick142]]
 
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|[[File:Andyxdr-StaffAvatar.jpg|link=User:Andyxdr|145px]]
|[[File:Cloudkit01-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Cloudkit01|125px]]
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|[[File:StaffPic_Camilo_Flores.png|link=User:Camilo Flores|145px]]
|[[File:Dodo8-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Dodo8|125px]]
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|[[File:Staff_Artwork_MarcusCheeKJ_Crop1.png|link=User:MarcusCheeKJ|145px]]
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|[[File:Monkeypolice188 Staffimage2.png|link=User:Monkeypolice188|145px]]
 
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!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Boomer8|Boomer8]]
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!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Andyxdr|Andyxdr]]
!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Cloudkit01|Cloudkit01]]
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!{{Flagicon|Chile|Flag of Chile}} [[User:Camilo Flores|Camilo Flores]]
!{{Flagicon|Romania|Flag of Romania}} [[User:Dodo8|Dodo8]]
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!{{Flagicon|Singapore|Flag of Singapore}} [[User:MarcusCheeKJ|MarcusCheeKJ]]
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!{{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[User:Monkeypolice188|Monkeypolice188]]
 
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|[[File:Sasquatch101-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Sasquatch101|125px]]
 
|[[File:Thomas0802-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Thomas0802|125px]]
 
|[[File:Tony-4-28-1998-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Tony 1998|125px]]
 
 
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!{{Flagicon|Brazil|Flag of Brazil}} [[User:Istalo|Istalo]]
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|[[File:StaffPic-Mortsnarg.png|link=User:Mortsnarg|145px]]
!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Sasquatch101|Sasquatch101]]
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|[[File:Tony-4-28-1998-StaffAvatar.png|link=User:Tony 1998|145px]]
!{{Flagicon|Belgium|Flag of Belgium}} [[User:Thomas0802|Thomas0802]]
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|[[File:Unknown.png|145px]]
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|[[File:Unknown.png|145px]]
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!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Mortsnarg|Mortsnarg]]
 
!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Tony 1998|Tony 1998]]
 
!{{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[User:Tony 1998|Tony 1998]]
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!Vacancy
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!Vacancy
 
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===Patrollers on [[GTA Wiki:Patroller Probation|Probation]]===
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! scope="col"|Name
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! scope="col"|Date promoted
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! scope="col"|Probation Expiry
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|[[User:Andyxdr|Andyxdr]]
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|25 July 2015
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|25 October 2015
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==Inactive staff==
 
==Inactive staff==
Staff are considered inactive after a 3 month period in which they haven't made any edits to GTA Wiki. Administrators and bureaucrats who go inactive are demoted to patroller by policy - no community vote required.
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Staff are considered inactive after a 3 month period in which they haven't made any edits to GTA Wiki. Administrators and bureaucrats who go inactive are demoted to Patroller by policy - no community vote required. Patrollers are not demoted for becoming inactive and are re-added to active staff should they begin editing again.
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*[[User:Dodo8|Dodo8]]
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*[[User:JBanton|JBanton]]
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==Former staff==
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Former staff are users who once had staff rights on GTA Wiki but no longer have them either through resignation or demotion. This does not include users who were staff ''prior'' to the [[GTA Wiki:Community split|community split]].<!---
   
*[[User:Bob.cutlass2|Bob.cutlass2]]
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Names are sorted by rank and then alphabetically
*[[User:GTANiKo|GTANiKo]]
 
*[[User:Haruhi Suzumiya|Haruhi Suzumiya]]
 
   
==Promotion==
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Promotion on GTA Wikia is done by community vote. To request adminship or the rollback tool go to '''[[GTA Wiki:Requests for Promotion]]''' and state which position you'd like and your reasons why.
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*[[User:McJeff|McJeff]] (Bureaucrat/resigned)
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*[[User:Messi1983|Messi1983]] (Bureaucrat/resigned)
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*[[User:Raziel Reaper|Raziel Reaper]] (Bureaucrat/resigned)
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*[[User:The Tom|The Tom]] (Bureaucrat/resigned)
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*[[User:Bunnyjoke|Bunnyjoke]] (Administrator/resigned)
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*[[User:Carl Johnson Jr.|Carl Johnson Jr.]] (Administrator/resigned)
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*[[User:Crescendospectredragon|Crescendospectredragon]] (Administrator/demoted)
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*[[User:GTANiKo|GTANiko]] (Administrator/demoted)
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*[[User:Haruhi Suzumiya|Haruhi Suzumiya]] (Administrator/demoted)
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*[[User:Mikey Klebbitz|Mikey Klebbitz]] (Administrator/resigned)
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*[[User:Russelnorthrop|Russelnorthrop]] (Administrator/resigned)
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*[[User:Smurfynz|Smurfynz]] (Administrator/resigned)
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*[[User:Thomas0802|Thomas0802]] (Administrator/resigned)
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*[[User:WikisEditor|WikisEditor]] (Administrator/demoted)
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*[[User:Winter Moon|Winter Moon]] (Administrator/demoted)
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*[[User:AK-28|AK-28]] (Patroller/demoted)
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*[[User:Bob.cutlass2|Bob.cutlass2]] (Patroller/demoted)
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*[[User:Boomer8|Boomer8]] (Patroller/[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Flounce&defid=7202450 flounced])
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*[[User:Dunewolfz|Dunewolfz]] (Patroller/resigned)
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*[[User:ExtremoMania|ExtremoMania]] (Patroller/resigned)
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*[[User:Istalo|Istalo]] (Patroller/resigned)
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*[[User:Myth hunter|Myth hunter]] (Patroller/probation expired)
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*[[User:RainingPain17|RainingPain17]] (Patroller/resigned)
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*[[User:Sasquatch101|Sasquatch101]] (Patroller/demoted)
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*[[User:Tom Reed|Tom Reed]] (Patroller/demoted)
   
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[[Category:Administration of this site]]
 
[[Category:Administration of this site]]

Latest revision as of 00:52, July 28, 2015

GTA Wiki Staff are users on GTA Wiki granted the ability and responsibility to keep the wiki running smoothly.

Purpose of StaffEdit

The main purpose of GTA Wiki staff is to keep the wiki clean and free of vandalism, to keep it running smoothly, and mainly to help editors.

GTA Wiki staff should not use their tools to settle editing disputes; for example, to lock a page on a version he or she prefers in an editing dispute that isn't vandalism, or use their blocking tool to block a user they have a dispute with. Their tools should be used to help keep the wiki clear of vandalism, spam, and users who make malicious edits, but not for simple disagreements between users acting in good faith.

The ideal GTA Wiki staff member is just someone who is trusted to have a few extra buttons and to use them for the benefit of the GTA Wiki community.

PromotionEdit

GTA Wiki has a noticeboard specifically for requests for promotion: GTA Wiki:Requests for Promotion. Editors interested in applying for any staff rights may file for promotion on that board. A community vote will take place on whether the user may be granted the promotion. The required 'yes' percentage is 60% for patrollers, and 70% for administrators and bureaucrats.

Demotion and repromotionEdit

Staff may request a demotion for themselves at any time. Staff demoted in this manner must reapply for administrator and bureaucrat rights on the GTA Wiki:Requests for Promotion noticeboard rather than making requests directly to a bureaucrat.

Community discussions on whether to demote a current staff member also take place on the Requests for Promotion noticeboard. A percentage of 70% is required to demote an administrator or bureaucrat, 60% or unanimous consensus among bureaucrats to demote a patroller. Requests for demotion may be deleted by an uninvolved bureaucrat, but not the bureaucrat the vote was invoked against.

BureaucratBureaucratsEdit

The Bureaucrats are senior editors on GTA Wiki. As well as being full administrators, they have management abilities where they can grant limited user rights. They can promote and demote patrollers, administrators and moderators. They can promote other users to bureaucrat although they cannot demote other bureaucrats. Demotion of users by bureaucrats on GTA Wiki is not done without a community discussion, unless absolutely necessary. In cases where the community cannot reach consensus on an issue, the bureaucrats may hold a bureaucrats-only vote to reach a decision.

LeonDavis-StaffPic LS11sVaultBoy-StaffAvatar Smashbro8-StaffAvatar
Flag of the United States Leon Davis Flag of the United Kingdom LS11sVaultBoy Flag of the United States Smashbro8

AdministratorAdministratorsEdit

The Administrators are trusted editors, equipped with the tools to keep the wiki running smoothly. They can issue blocks to troublesome editors, revert vandalism using the rollback tool, and delete and move pages. They are authorized to use the tools at their disposal to deal with issues facing the wiki to the best of their ability.

558050-Staff-Pic StaffPic-Andre
Flag of Brazil 558050 Flag of Brazil AndreEagle17
DocVinewood-StaffAvatar StaffPic Sam WildBrick142-StaffAvatar
Flag of Catalonia DocVinewood Flag of the United Kingdom SJWalker Flag of Ireland WildBrick142

PatrollerPatrollersEdit

Patrollers are trusted editors granted the rollback tool to keep the wiki free of any vandalism. With a single click, they can revert edits.

Andyxdr-StaffAvatar StaffPic Camilo Flores Staff Artwork MarcusCheeKJ Crop1 Monkeypolice188 Staffimage2
Flag of the United States Andyxdr Flag of Chile Camilo Flores Flag of Singapore MarcusCheeKJ Flag of the United Kingdom Monkeypolice188
StaffPic-Mortsnarg Tony-4-28-1998-StaffAvatar Unknown Unknown
Flag of the United States Mortsnarg Flag of the United States Tony 1998 Vacancy Vacancy

Patrollers on ProbationEdit

Name Date promoted Probation Expiry
Andyxdr 25 July 2015 25 October 2015

Inactive staffEdit

Staff are considered inactive after a 3 month period in which they haven't made any edits to GTA Wiki. Administrators and bureaucrats who go inactive are demoted to Patroller by policy - no community vote required. Patrollers are not demoted for becoming inactive and are re-added to active staff should they begin editing again.

Former staffEdit

Former staff are users who once had staff rights on GTA Wiki but no longer have them either through resignation or demotion. This does not include users who were staff prior to the community split.

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