User talk:Little Jackie

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Changing other people's votes on the Survey[edit]

Hello! Is there a reason why you're changing others' votes? I thought maybe this was a mistake, but you reverted me again. Am I missing something? Changing others' votes can effect the outcome of the Survey, so that's obviously not OK. You also don't need to correct their grammar, either. You can read more about why this is an issue at w:en:Wikipedia:Talk page guidelines#Editing others' comments. MusikAnimal (WMF) (talk) 06:14, 10 December 2017 (UTC)

Some people have made spelling, grammar, and punctuation mistakes, and even have chosen to give Support votes while I've heard that theirs would look more like Oppose and Strong Oppose votes (i.e. some user gave a proposal a Support vote but the way he/she/they wrote the additional text looked more like some (Strong) Oppose vote). I need to correct their spelling, grammar, and punctuation because their writing never meets my expectations! Little Jackie (talk) 08:06, 10 December 2017 (UTC)
It is not up to you to decide what others people meant by their votes, or to change their wording to meet your "expectations". If you think they accidentally put the wrong vote, just ask them. Changing it outright is a very bad assumption. Don't change others' comments, ever. Another pro tip: When you revert someone, you should also include rationale. The fact that you didn't gave the impression you were doing this in bad faith. More at Help:Reverting#Explain reverts. Thanks for your understanding! MusikAnimal (WMF) (talk) 15:44, 10 December 2017 (UTC)