User:Azliq7/Community Portal

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The Community Portal is a place where RuneScape wikians gather for information about community events, ballots, and tasks.

Noticeboard

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This is the Community Noticeboard! Check here for various tasks and announcements from and for the community. If you have an item, feel free to add it to the board.
Add an item
  • Someone please complete the proposed Community Portal.
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Birthdays

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The following people are celebrating their birthday in August. Wish them a happy birthday by visiting their talk page and leaving a message.
(Click here to see a full list and add your own name!)


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Users

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Requests for adminship
For help with issues requiring an administrator, see RS:AR.
For general information about administrators, see RS:A.

A request for adminship (RfA) is the process by which users of the RuneScape Wiki can request access to the administrator (sometimes also referred to as sysop) or bureaucrat user groups. Administrator's tools include the ability to block users from editing, to delete and protect pages, and grant editors access to the rollback and custodian usergroups. For more information on administrators and their tools, please see the administrators page. Users with the bureaucrat right have access to all administrators' tools and have responsibility for determining consensus on requests for adminship and for granting access to the administrator user group to successful candidates.

Any registered user may nominate another registered user for administrative rights, or a user may be self-nominated. Candidates for bureaucratship must already have sysops user rights. Requests are public discussions; all users are encouraged to comment on whether they believe that the nominee should be granted adminship. Requests must last for at least two weeks at which point they may be analysed for a final decision: the strength of the arguments supporting, opposing, or expressing a certain opinion of the candidate is used to determine the success of the request as per the wiki's consensus policy. If the outcome of the request is not clear, the nomination may be extended for a further period of time in order to determine a proper consensus.

Requirements[edit source]

While the only hard requirement for candidates is to have a wiki account, users within the community have their own expectations of administrators against which they judge potential new administrators during the RFA process. Some common expectations involve:

  • Duration and breadth of editing history
  • Appropriate/positive interaction with other users on the wiki and off-site
  • Understanding of the community's ethos and established policies
  • Trustworthiness/good judgment

Comments should assess the suitability of the candidate to be entrusted with the tools associated with adminiship as well as the responsibility of being viewed as a representative of the wiki community. Further insight into community expectations can be gained from previous requests.

Nominating[edit source]

Nominations must be accepted by the user in question. If you wish to nominate a user, make sure you let the user know before creating the request.

How to nominate[edit source]

  1. Create a page at "RuneScape:Requests for adminship/NOMINEE" or "RuneScape:Requests for bureacrat/NOMINEE", where NOMINEE is the username of the nominee.
    1. If this is not the first RfA for the user (or is an RfB) add /# to the page name.
    2. Add a link to the previous nomination to the request.
  2. Follow the instructions given on {{RFA}}, or {{RFB}} (depending on the nature of the nomination) to fill out the request.
  3. Fill in another row of the summary table below with the nominee's information.
  4. The candidate must then sign the acceptance of nomination section on their request page.

Current requests for adminship[edit source]

Current requests for adminship
Username Nomination date Closing date Discussion
There are currently no requests for adminship.
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Instructions for bureaucrats[edit source]

Once a request has run for at least two weeks, the following procedure should be executed by a bureaucrat:

  1. Announce on the candidate's RfA page that their RfA is finished with the final decision, or place a note of intent if more time is required.
  2. Remove the RfA from the above list.
  3. Add a link to the finished nomination to the archive.

If the request was successful, the following steps should be executed:

  1. Add the person to the appropriate user-group using the user rights management page. Remove redundant usergroups, such as rollback or custodian.
  2. Add the candidate to the list of administrators.

If the user is a member of the clan chat:

  1. Find the display name(s) of the person's account(s).
  2. Modify the person's in-game rank to administrator, or contact someone, a ranked organiser or above to do so.
  3. Add the person to RuneScape:Clan Chat/Ranked users.

If the user is a member of the Discord:

  1. Find the person's account.
  2. Add the rs wiki admins role to the account.

If the user is active on Reddit:

  1. Contact Reddit mods to grant the user wiki admin flair.

Featured users

  • See the current candidates here.


Welcoming Committee

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Discussions

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A fair and centralised place to discuss larger changes to the wiki, such as policy proposal or suggestions to substantially redesign high-traffic content pages.
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ActiveIRC
Live chat using IRC.
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ActiveClan Chat
Chat with wikians in-game.
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ActiveEditor Review
Review our editors.
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Images

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40Articles needing images
Try to add a image to these articles.
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50JPEG images
Obtain a new image, and replace the old image with a PNG image. Try not to resave a JPEG as a PNG.
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884Images needing transparency
Add transparency to these images.
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Other links:

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Grand Exchange

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1Exchange items without prices
Create/link the Exchange page.
Click here
1Price update: 7 days
Update prices of items which have not been updated for 7 days.
Click here
1Price update: 2-4 weeks
Update prices of items which have not been updated between 2-4 weeks.
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1Price update: Over a month
Update prices of items which have not been updated in over a month.
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Other links:

  • Grand Exchange Market Watch: Our database of prices, history charts, etc.
  • [[RuneScape:Market]]: A place where wikians can advertise their items for sale/lending
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Featured content

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0Featured articles
Nominate an article of high standard.
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69Featured images
Nominate an image of pure quality.
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Orphans

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Unused templates
Find a use for these templates, or tag them for deletion.
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Unused files
Articles/media which are orphaned.
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Unused categories
Categories which are not being filled; fill them, or tag for deletion.
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Lonely pages
Link to these pages so that they can be found.
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Dead end pages
Add links in these pages so that they do not become culs-de-sac.
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Uncategorised pages
For pages, add as many categories as possible.
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Uncategorised templates
Categorise these templates where they belong.
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Uncategorised files
Add categories for files so that they can be found easily.
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Uncategorised categories
Categories need be to categorised too...
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Other links:

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Maintenance

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4Delete
Article/media which should be deleted.
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Undelete
Articles/media which should be restored/undeleted.
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3Merge
Articles/media to be merged.
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1Split
Articles/media to be split.
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0Move
Articles/media to be moved.
[[:Category:Requested moves|Click here]]


Other links:

  • :Category:Marked articles: A list of all marked articles.
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Content

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94Stubs
Short articles.
Click here
64Infobox information
Articles with information missing in infoboxes.
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48Cleanup
Articles/media requiring cleanup.
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282Incomplete
Articles which are incomplete.
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89Under construction
Articles under construction.
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11Clarify
Articles requiring clarification.
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Other links:

  • :Category:Marked articles: A list of all marked articles.
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Citations

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315Source
Pages with unsourced statements.
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11Clarify
Pages with statements needing clarification.
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5Archive
Pages with unarchived forum references in them.
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336Verify
Pages with references that need verification.
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504Complete
Pages with incomplete references in them.
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