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Slithering Agendas
their are numerous editors that troll topics and hinder enhancements in order to protect the agenda.
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created on19:33, Sunday, June 5, 2016 (UTC)


Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

I have seen too many instances where editors park themselves on topics and forbid worthy contributions.

What is your solution?[edit]

Create an easy to access forum whereby particular editors can be put before a tribunal and nominated for corrective action. I am sure this already exists at a level beyond me; but, for relatively new newcomers, it can become disheartening and cause them to abandon becoming a contributing force to the community.

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  • I find that many articles are infested with non-encyclopedic viewpoints, as people are using Wiki's large podium to broadcast their agenda, rather than facts.

This is a huge issue, and is a major reason Wikipedia is considered less than reputable in many circles. Morg00 (talk) 03:04, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia lacks a reliable peer review process, and therefore Conflict-of-interest editing has affected Wikipedia's content for many years. Jarble (talk) 04:37, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

  • I agree and have observed this on a few wiki pages. Rather than allow the wiki page to be impartial sources of information, some authors keep undo-ing enhancements / corrections repeatedly.

They should be answerable - there should at least be a forum where such actions can be questioned. Naturally, the authors should be given a fair chance to respond - perhaps they were justified.

However, at the moment, such trollers simply put off some people - in the bargain, it is the wiki article and readers who suffer . Notthebestusername (talk) 05:20, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

Freedom of Speech must be granted! It would require technical solutions to detect organized opposing. --Hans Haase (talk) 10:28, 12 June 2016 (UTC)

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