User:Chris troutman

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    My edits in English-Wikipedia by namespace (including their talk pages) as of 7 October 2022; approx. 67.4% of these were semi-automated
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    51,500+This user has made over 51,500 contributions to Wikimedia projects.
    Crystal Clear app tutorials (English-language variant).pngThis user has created 34 articles on the English-language Wikipedia.
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    W?FThis Wikimedian opposes rebranding the WMF as Wikipedia.
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    Wikimedia Foundation RGB logo with text.svgThis user opposes the Wikimedia Foundation's arbitrary, opaque, and dictatorial office-banning of administrators when the community and ArbCom are more than capable of handling the issue themselves.
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    I made many contributions as a Visiting Scholar

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    Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 10 years, 3 months and 1 day.
    Vector skin - page in the watchlist.png 10800+This user has over 10800 pages on his watchlist.
    Symbol support vote.svgThis user has significantly contributed to 2 good articles on Wikipedia.
    Symbol support vote.svgThis user has reviewed 20 Good Article nominations on Wikipedia.
    17This user page has been vandalized 17 times.
    Wikimedia-logo.svgUnified login: Chris troutman is the unique unified login of this user for all public Wikimedia projects.
    Symbol question.svgThis user has written or expanded 27 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
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    NPOVThis user has political or religious views but always writes with a NPOV when editing Wikipedia.
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    Holbein-erasmus-440px crop.pngThis user was a member of the Wikipedia community in January, 2015, when it was awarded the Erasmus Prize.
    Edit-inprogress.svgThis user has averaged one edit each ~0 hours, since joining Wikipedia on 1 March 2013.

    "I believe that when editing divisive articles, one should remember that Wikipedia is, ultimately, a website; it is not worth becoming so emotionally invested over that it spoils enjoyment of other areas of life."

    SuperMarioMan in his RfA.

    "Whatever Wikipedia as a community is doing, it is more of a vehicle for contributors' self-indulgence than it is a concerted endeavour to bring free knowledge to the world."

    Andreas Kolbe in an article for Wikipediocracy

    "Fans want to create a paratext that will be read and that will disseminate facts about their chosen media object, and that approval of their efforts encourages them to continue. Fans favor Wikipedia over other forms of participatory culture largely because of the site's infrastructural nature, which guarantees both an audience (ensuring that the fan's work will be read and that information about a media object's canon will be successfully disseminated) and a mechanism of implicit approval. In other words, fans choose Wikipedia over other forms of participatory culture because the site is better able to both broadcast and validate their work."

    Paul Thomas in Wikipedia and participatory culture: Why fans edit

    "Not everyone is destined for adminship, and that especially includes "I'm gonna clean up Wikipedia, dammit" thinkers. You'll note I'm not an admin and haven't asked to be one in many years. I am also that sort of editor, and recognize this viewpoint is a conflict of interest with that we need and expect from an admin. People on a mission – one that's worthwhile – are generally of better use at Wikipedia unfettered by the restraints of adminship, anyway (and happier). It just sometimes takes them a while to realize it."

    SMcCandlish in a failed RfA for Robert McClenon.

    "Also people should bear this in mind should Troutman ever come up at RFA. He'd clearly be of the Sandstein school of inflexible robots. He should never be given any position of authority over anyone else."

    a banned user here

    • "Q: Is Wiki Professionals Inc. affected by Wikipedia's policy on paid editing and other related bans?
    • A: Wikipedia does not allow any company or individual to edit their own brand no matter how wrong the information present on it may be. But it allows your competitors too (sic) which makes it prone to wrong edits or spread of misinformation. In the past, Wikipedia has very clearly banned organizations and individuals for ignoring this policy. However, there's a loophole, where Wikipedia itself says, If a rule prevents you from improving or maintaining Wikipedia, ignore it."

    Wiki Professionals Inc.