User:Slowking4/blow up AfC

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sitrep[edit]

  • AfC is correlated with declining successful newcomer created articles [1]
  • an extortion ring trolled declined AfC's and sent ransom emails
  • AfC is a one way process, with no improvement, or feedback.
  • about 15-25% of new users want to create new articles

solution[edit]

blow up AfC and start over.

start new teahouse process: a new user friendly process of mentoring, and coaching keepable articles, and counseling about declined ones.

New users need to understand wiki decision process, and acquiesce in it.