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This page is an archive of Axe Hack's Promotions candidacy, which was withdrawn. If you wish to speak with this candidate, please use their Talk page.

User:Axe Hack

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Urban Dead Wiki, I come before you today to prove beyond any reasonable doubt that my client should be found to be worthy of a promotion to the esteemed position of System Operator. I will now begin presenting my case, ladies and gentlemen, if you could bear with me for a few moments.
I wish to turn the jury's attention to our first piece of evidence: the time that my client has been active in this community. Unfortunately, we were unable to ascertain the exact date due to loss of information, however we have managed to confirm that my client was first active on or before the 19th of July of 2006. This is far beyond the required 2 months and shows the experience of my client.
Next, I wish to present evidence of my client's contributions to this community. According to the guidelines, a minimum of 500 edits is requested before sysopship can be considered. To date my client has made 9401 edits to this wiki, ladies and gentlemen. I ask you, with this many edits, does it not show how dedicated to this community that my client is?
Within these many thousands of edits, my client has performed many administration tasks, such as preparing pages for Protection, Speedy Deletion, participated in policy discussions and the apprehension of vandalism suspects. My client has also loaned his opinions in the suggestion system in order to help better the city for all who live here. On top of all this, my client has put pen to paper more times than any other user. Is this not a man you can trust? He signs because he must. Each one betters this community in some small way.
My client will now take to the stand to answer any questions that his opponents may have, but my part in the proceedings is now over. I rest my case. -- Cheese 23:56, 9 April 2008 (BST)

I am baffled by this, and I shall accept. And am I really that old? Wow... --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 00:01, 10 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - I wholeheartedly support this nomination and hope that the outcome will be favourable. -- Cheese 23:57, 9 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch -You're not a sysop? -Ornithopter (Talk | contribs) 00:26, 10 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Lieks teh mudkipz too much. --  AHLGTG 00:28, 10 April 2008 (BST)
    Care to protect all those unprotected closed suggestion pages I just put up for protection? --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 00:30, 10 April 2008 (BST)
    Bleh. And you know that I can't possibly comment on your bid with out bias.--  AHLGTG 00:47, 10 April 2008 (BST)
    Gnomes...Can't convince them to do anything. And quit wagging that finger at me! --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 01:25, 10 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against --Karekmaps?! 00:42, 10 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch I think you would do a great job but there is no way I want you near AVB etc... come back when the meds kick in ;) --Honestmistake 01:45, 10 April 2008 (BST)
    Just because of my previous mod stats on some forum being swiped because of my sister? Don't worry about that. She moved out of the house already. --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 01:48, 10 April 2008 (BST)
    Why didn't you say it was a womans fault in the first place! In honour of the fact that the bottle of finest malt whisky i consumed before voting has not given me a hangover, In honour of the fact that Axe has blamed a woman for his ill behaviour but most of all in honour of the fact that this promotion would almost certainly annoy a few current sysops... I heartily and fully endorse this candidate ;) --Honestmistake 09:24, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Abstain Against - I don't know, your friendly and what not, but I haven't really seen you anywhere besides suggestions.... prove to me you should be a sysops.... As Suicide Angel... Just not enough "real contributions" --/~Rakuen~\Talk Domo.gif I Still Love Grim 16:56, 10 April 2008 (BST)
    Well. All those Welcome Newbie templates, that is, if you wish to count those. And if you look at protection, I tried to help out there, but Karek only got pissed. --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 23:07, 10 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch Aye. --Toejam 21:02, 10 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch God help us...--Airborne88Zzz1.JPGT|Z.Quiz|PSS 02:18, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch I'm sold!--I'm a motherfuckin' lyrical wordsmith motherfuckin' genius! 02:27, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch 2nd best promotional speech. (after Nallan)--Shakey60 02:58, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch I sort of have to vote for him... There was this contract I signed, you see, and he had white ink on white paper and.... whatever. I'm sold on him. Oh and like Airborne said... God help us... --Tselita 03:43, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch As long as you get more involved in policy discussion dleetion voting etc. --Rosslessness 10:26, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Abstain - Part of the reason I declined my nomination was that I wondered how I'd do any more good as a sysop... why not remain a regular, but contributing, user? And I think the same question has to be applied to Mr. Axe Hack. --WanYao 10:57, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - The number of contributions should not matter, but the quality of them is what should be counted. Welcome Newbie spamming? Big deal. Not something to be made into a sysops over. Being the user with his name on the most pages? Who cares, when a pissload of them were WN spam anyway? Blaming things on your sister? Pretty childish thing to do. Man up, and face the consequences of your actions. Then there's the fact that I never really see you doing worth doing. Mostly spam. Now, I'm not counting the spam against you, as that'd make me a hypocrite, but if you don't do anything for the wiki, why should you be made into a SysOp? To be honest, looking at your last 500 contributions (About March 26 to now), the only things I've really seen you do is WN spam, play around in suggestions related stuff, and that burst of "help" on Protections, which just seems like an effort to make yourself look better for your bid. Do something worth making you into a sysop, mate. I have no doubt you, or any other user can.-- dǝǝɥs ɯɐds: sʎɐʍ1ɐ! 11:22, 11 April 2008 (BST)
    Some of the stuff that I did were really from my sister. I'm being real honest about that. But...Guess you can't believe me because you don't live or ever been over to my house. The Protection stuff? I was planning to post all that, seeing that I have gathered those suggestions for the past month on Notepad, getting ready to C+P it all there. I was double checking the list when this bid came up. And yeah, yeah. I know WN templates don't really count. But who can blame KM for adding that stuff in that nomination? --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 19:48, 11 April 2008 (BST)
    Why, anyone with a few neurons to rub together. --Cyberbob DORIS CGR U! 03:57, 12 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - can't vouch axe, but i also can't be against him. He does cares for the wiki, but he can be an arse sometimes... but so can all the other sysops (specially me). --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 14:47, 11 April 2008 (BST)
    changed vote based on his recent discussion on this talk page. And he seems to wants the position a little too much (c'mon, facebook ?) --People's Commissar Hagnat [cloned] [mod] 04:35, 19 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch--CorndogheroT-S-Z 16:36, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Abstain - I agree with hagnat -- Vista  +1  17:28, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against-As above.--ShadowScope'the true enemy' 17:56, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - Why not? --Nitro378 T JNL 19:16, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against --Jorm 20:00, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch Axe Hack is a very well-known user and i'd trust him to uphold the wiki.--MikhailA 22:32, 11 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against --Bullgod 00:10, 12 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - Except for that jackass stunt you did with the suggestion REs, I can't say I've ever seen you do any "bad faith" edits. Also, you seem quite willing to help people. You have my vouch. --Hhal 00:52, 12 April 2008 (BST)
    Heh...Let's just say I wasn't in a good mood on that day... --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 14:08, 12 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - Axe Hack is a credit to the whole wiki community. Whatever that means... --Sarge1.png SargeTalk|Home|ACC 00:58, 12 April 2008 (BST)
    It means you get a free cookie from AHET! --Hhal 01:08, 12 April 2008 (BST)
    Sorry. The Evil Twin is nowhere to be seen now. It's a wonder how I even escaped from his maximum security prison. --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 14:08, 12 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against --Cyberbob DORIS CGR U! 03:55, 12 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Quality over quantity of edits; user spends more time chatting and doesn't seem to grasp what the rules are/entail that well. --Riseabove 04:30, 12 April 2008 (BST)
    discussion moved to talk page
  • Vouch A very respectable and dedicated user. I'm certain he'll get much done as a sysop. -- Quizzical  Quiz  Speak  12:16, 12 April 2008 (BST)
  • Abstain - I have nothing against you, but it seems that you're just going for sysop because someone nominated you, rather than because it's a job you either want to do or have time for. I may be wrong, which is why I'm abstaining rather than voting against. --Funt Solo QT Scotland flag.JPG 23:18, 12 April 2008 (BST)
    I was planning for a run in 2009. But, since KM nominated me, I thought "Eh. Why not give it a try now?" --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 03:12, 13 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Edits overall lack substance. --Ducis DuxSlothTalk 09:14, 13 April 2008 (BST)
  • I'm not sure you'll get through on this round, but I'd like to say that I don't have anything againgst you being a sysop, quite the opposite actualy, I think you've eisily got the potential to make a good sysop. Your contributions to policy discussions and other such areas like arbitration might allow us all to get a better picture as to how you'd behave as a sysop other than that, I gots nothin to add......--SeventythreeTalk 23:06, 13 April 2008 (BST)
    discussion moved to talk page
  • Vouch -Now give me mah cookie! --Obi + Talk!|TZH|MDK 15:58, 14 April 2008 (BST)
  • Abstain - Just not sure about you. --ZsL 21:04, 15 April 2008 (BST)
  • Tally Vouch: 17 Against: 10 Abstain: 5 Conndrakamod TDHPD CFT 21:11, 15 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - This user is very nice AND a PKer to boot. What else do you need?  Billy Club Thorton  T!  RR  03:25, 17 April 2008 (BST)
    I need a secret police force. Absolutely nothing. Except for all the n00bs to die... --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 23:33, 17 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - He likes to repeatedly make baseless vandal reports, and he STILL hasn't talked to me as recommended by Hagnat so I could laugh in his e-face. --Kid sinister 07:54, 17 April 2008 (BST)
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  • Against - Has done nothing that deserves a promotion.--DCC 00:14, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Does not seem like he can accept responsibility for wrong actions. --Money 01:24, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - That's all I can say. Rudiger Jones 01:37, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Has not demonstrated maturity or consistent good performance. The Malton Globetrotters#31 - TastyNougat TMG 02:20, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - I don't like how he blamed things on his sister. If she was truly responsible, then who is to say she won't go crazy with sysop powers? -Skey 02:25, 18 April 2008 (BST)
    I've mentioned somewhere a little higher that my sister has already moved out of the house. Therefore, she won't go crazy with my computer in this household again. --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 21:40, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Not yet. He has potential though. --PdeqTalk* 02:46, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - I really don't like the sister story. --No, I don't have a user page yet. Until then, leave me alone. 22:01, 17 April 2008 (EST)
  • Against - Nothing else to add. --Cryptosporidium 03:47, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Edits lack quality. Advertising on his user page that he has his signature everywhere? "+1" spamming? This is not a man who should be an admin. These aren't contributions. These are examples of editcountitis. Iunnrais 05:05, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Simply not sysop material. カシュー, ザ ゾンビ クィーン (ビープ ビープ) ;x You rated this wiki '1'! Great job, go hog wild! @ 05:09, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - A m00se once bit my sister. --DoohickeyBones 06:18, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Not mod worthy. --Hero Cinquire 07:18, 19 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - Why not. -- Cisisero 07:30, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Seems too immature to have the responsibility. -- Stocom 03:02, 18 April 2008 (EST)
  • Against - Not at this time.Dirk McLarge 08:31, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - We should wait 'til his sister's legal then try again.--ScoobyDooDoobie 09:08, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Cisisero seems to think it's a good idea --Deadtanian 09:48, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Kicking myself in the balls seems a better choice --Nibbletshine 13:58, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - Why not. --́我́罪 14:42, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Against - I refuse to vote for a sysop who can be so easily coopted by a user group --DrPain 18:04, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch - My, all this sudden negativity! Has Axe Hack been outed as a peodophile or something? I'm sure he's a jolly nice fellow. --Sloping Flange 18:40, 18 April 2008 (BST)
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  • Against - He seems to be at risk of heavy bias towards certain elements of the community. Grarr 18:48, 18 April 2008 (BST)
  • Vouch --GTAboy91 20:08, 18 April 2008 (BST)
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  • Abstain - This was going to be an Against, but the slew of recent votes rendered it pointless. I have nothing against the user personally, he makes contributions that can be helpful, sometimes amuse me and contributes to the community spirit through things like his quiz. However, I have not yet read, certainly from what I've seen on this page, any reason why he needs the extra buttons and access a sysop would have. Also 'might as well try now' (paraphrased) when nominated does not convince me of the dedication to this volunteer position, we have enough apathetic people in this position already. -- To know the face of God is to know madness....Praise knowledge! Mischief! Mayhem! The Rogues Gallery!. <== DDR Approved Editor 22:00, 18 April 2008 (BST)
    I decline this nomination. What's the point if I'm just gonna get negative reactions from the dozen of trolls on this wiki. --GAMBLER of LEGEND ΧIII 04:36, 19 April 2008 (BST)
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