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Candidates still requiring vouches

I want to be promoted to do something usefull on the wiki. I didn't know how to do this...So at least I got your attention right?

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User:Aichon

Aichon (talk | contribs | logs | block | IP Check | vndl data | discuss)

DDR says he wants to step down after his 'crat term expires, to ensure he has no excuse we need at least another sysop so he can't renege on his word again.

Aichon does stuff. He speaks computer. And he'll be a more tyrannical overlord than Grim ever was. Vouch for him or your names will be added to the guest list for the new regime's holiday camps in Poland.

He'll be along shortly to confirm all this himself.... maybe.... -- To know the face of God is to know madness....Praise knowledge! Mischief! Mayhem! The Rogues Gallery!. <== DDR Approved Editor 02:49, 9 March 2010 (UTC)

I'll accept the nomination, but, in the interest of complete honesty, I want to make a few things clear. I may be killing any chances I have, but I don't mind, because...
  1. I'm not nominating myself, nor did I ask for this.
  2. I intend to perform pretty much the same way I do now, though I'll chip in a bit with the admin chores.
Basically, if I'm promoted, you can expect more of the same from me. I'm just a guy helping out around here for fun, and that's not gonna change. Real life keeps me busy quite often, but I have no issues with helping out on sysop stuff when I can. To be clear though, I'm not interested in having this become a major, time-sucking obligation, nor am I interested in having the things I've been doing out of good will until now suddenly become things that are demanded and expected of me regularly, if that makes sense. I'm also not interested in getting caught up in whatever politics are going on here. I think for myself and speak for myself alone.
I don't want people to go into this with unreasonable expectations of me, but, if everyone is okay with the stuff I've said, then great. If not, I'll be happy to answer questions, and I won't take the "against" votes personally, since I wasn't looking for the promotion in the first place. Aichon 03:36, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
Objection, your honour! The candidate is reading from a prepared statement. Such things are against the rules of this kangaroo court, just not cricket and seriously reduce the potential mirth. I move that the statement be stricken and that the candidate be forced to make a new statement entirely in Death Rattle. -- To know the face of God is to know madness....Praise knowledge! Mischief! Mayhem! The Rogues Gallery!. <== DDR Approved Editor 03:39, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
Objection! This objection was clearly planned in advance in the event that Aichon had prepared an objectable speech in acceptance of the vote for wiki sysop. Objecting to objections might serve no object purpose, but my objection objects to a clearly objectable objection which might convince others to object to this clearly non-objectionable vote. Object object object.--Shank Case 03:42, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
Objection, your honour! Shank smells funny. -- To know the face of God is to know madness....Praise knowledge! Mischief! Mayhem! The Rogues Gallery!. <== DDR Approved Editor 03:44, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
Odour! Odour in the court! We're coming to get you, Barbara 03:46, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
Shit was SO cash.--Shank Case 00:20, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - RARGH ACORN SMASH. We're coming to get you, Barbara 02:51, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Badger - badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger mushroom mushroom badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger mushroom mushroom badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger mushroom mushroom -- To know the face of God is to know madness....Praise knowledge! Mischief! Mayhem! The Rogues Gallery!. <== DDR Approved Editor 02:55, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Snaaaake it's a snaaaaaaaaake We're coming to get you, Barbara 02:57, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - ok Cyberbob  Talk  03:00, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Sure. -Goribus 03:06, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Not a vandal. That is the main criteria for me. John Ibans 03:09, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - DAMMIT JOHN YOU MESSED UP MY EDIT IT WAS GOING TO BE ARTISTIC AND SHIT --Shank Case 03:11, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Aichon needs more work. -- Papa Jadkor (RRF) (MotA) (MT11) 03:15, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Make that man a wiki slave!!! --Technerd CFT U! 03:19, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Against - Universal healthcare is evil. --Sonny Corleone DORIS I jizzed in my pants pr0n 03:20, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Why do you hate people, I thought that catholics felt compassion for their fellow man --Shank Case 03:21, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    I thought faggots are supposed to be sucking cock. Get the fuck off the internet you queer. --Sonny Corleone DORIS I jizzed in my pants pr0n 22:51, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
    I agree. It is evil. Just like various vegetables and people who insist in pursuing miming as a profession. Aichon 03:46, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    I find your 13 yr old girl type humor disturbing. Also, Macs are gay. Fag. --Sonny Corleone DORIS I jizzed in my pants pr0n 22:51, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Assuming he accepts, I approve. Consistently helpful, high level of proficiency with all things wiki and familiarity with the operations of UD Wiki in particular – plus he's a good guy. User:Revenant declines to disclose whether he was paid for this endorsement. ᚱᛖᚢᛖᚾᚨᚾ 03:22, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Against - Uses a mac, also likes animu --/~Rakuen~\Talk Domo.gif I Still Love Grim 03:23, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Says the guy who goes by a name that means "paradise" in Japanese and was a word that played prominently in the Wolf's Rain anime series. But still, there's no arguing with facts, and if you object on that basis, I have no problems with that. But I'll laugh at you when you're not looking. Aichon 03:46, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    I slept with your mother Trebek! --/~Rakuen~\Talk Domo.gif I Still Love Grim 04:00, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Also, the only good animu was Rurouni Kenshin. If you disagree then I'll double against you.--/~Rakuen~\Talk Domo.gif I Still Love Grim 04:10, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Kenshin is on my to-do list. And if you want to see how I rate various movies and series, check here. Aichon 04:21, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Against - I descriminate against Mac users. --TripleU 03:28, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    I'm an equal opportunity computer user. I give PCs every opportunity to perform, and they consistently fail to do so. :P
    In all seriousness though, I'm actually posting this from my Mac...booted into my copy of Windows 7 Pro. What can I say? Steam rocks. Aichon 03:46, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • vouch - so what if he uses a mac? -- Emot-argh.gif 03:38, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch-I'm hoping that vouching for him will cause him to consider helping me make my user-page wicked stylish, and assist me if I ever find myself facing the wrathful scorn of Iscariot. And he seems to know how to shape the internet and cause it to do his bidding. Although, he hasn't played the original Fallout's. I'm really not aware of the scope of a sysop's responsibilities, I might as well be vouching for the Belmullet sheep commissioner. --MikhailKalashnikov 04:41, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Good with code, comes across as a polite and efficient user.--~ Red Hawk One Talk | space for lease 04:45, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Nice enough guy, reasonably active, doesn't do stupid things. --Enigmatalk 05:23, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - And may whatever gods you pray to protect your soul from this wiki. --Maverick Talk - OBR Praise Knowledge! 404 06:27, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch MAC THIS (grabs balls and squeezes) --C Whitty 07:44, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch Sure, why not. It's almost impossible to be worse then DDR anyway, so give it a try. --Umbrella-White.pngThadeous OakleyUmbrella-White.png 07:56, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    And yet you're the only thing that makes the inclusion of the word almost utterly and emphatically correct. -- 08:31, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    boy howdy that there is one fine sense of humour Cyberbob  Talk  08:49, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Haw haw haw likewise -- 08:52, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Don't flatter yourself. Not even on my worst days can I ever fit below the standards you set for yourself. --Umbrella-White.pngThadeous OakleyUmbrella-White.png 14:54, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Ah, fuck it, I'll just voice "against" you when the time comes, I'm not going to have yet another retarded discussion with you just because of your insecurity. --Umbrella-White.pngThadeous OakleyUmbrella-White.png 16:01, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Oh ouch, you start it then can't stand by your own convictions and I'm the one that insecure, but of course. -- 00:37, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - <kool-aid> OH YEAH ! </kool-aid> Chief Seagull talk 09:12, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Question Because I always do. Which area of the wiki do you feel needs most improvement? Oh and Universal Healthcare is pure win. As is the idea of Obama hunting down old people with a helicopter and snipering them in the face. Which I believe is some peoples definition of universal healthcare. --RosslessnessWant a Location Image? 09:13, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Honestly, I think a big issue right now is that a lot of information is scattered around a million different places, some of which is up to date but much of which is not (there's also a related issue of important information being in difficult to find locations). It's confusing for newcomers and confusing for many veterans of the wiki as well, from what I've seen. While I'm not promising to go through and clean all of them up, I do think that working on centralizing various pieces of information using templates that can be included wherever applicable may be something that needs to be done eventually. Aichon 20:49, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Question give me a couple of real life examples and you'll get my vouch. --RosslessnessWant a Location Image? 22:32, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
    Sure. The big one that stood out to me immediately (simply because it's very important to newbies and has major issues) was search rates, since they are scattered all over, though templates are probably not the answer for them, so much as simply centralizing the efforts and standardizing the output in some manner. Policy and guideline documentation could use work, since some guidelines are only ever stated in a notification box on a single page, while others are stated in multiple places that don't always state things in plain English or even in a consistent manner. In terms of things that might be helped by templates a bit more than those examples, it might be possible to include building statuses in the various maps that are around and simplify the suggestion process (it's a mess right now). I'm sure there are plenty of other ways to improve things, but I'm speaking off-the-cuff here. Aichon 00:17, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
    Big Vouch --RosslessnessWant a Location Image? 09:31, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - I really can't think of someone I'd rather have as a sysop. Good stuff buddy!--GANG Giles Sednik CAPD 09:22, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - No need for comment.--Yonnua Koponen Talk ! Contribs 13:13, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - A solid candidate with only a few flaws... his acception speech won me over. --Honestmistake 13:51, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - I don't see why not. --Bob Boberton TF / DW Littlemudkipsig.gif 16:06, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Bandwagon --Michalesonbadge.pngTCAPD(╯°□°)╯ ┻━┻ 16:51, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Against - Fucking Mac users --Weed.jpgArthur DentWeed.jpg BIN LADEN IS DEAD!!!!! 17:42, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Insert witty comment here. --AORDMOPRI ! T 21:18, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - While perusing the wiki to check the extent of current drama I stumbled upon this promotion. While reading it, I clicked on the link up yonder that Aichon posted about anime and it lead me to something I have been direly searching for, for a very long while. Therefore I figured as a thanks I would give him my completely worthless vouch for his sysop bid. And may I say, you really should watch FLCL as soon as you can. I don't think you will regret it one bit.--SirArgo Talk 22:00, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Yep! That's a thumbs up! --Jack Officer 23:37, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Because he said this: "I'm also not interested in getting caught up in whatever politics are going on here." and because he should be punished for owning an iProduct. --Grogh 00:23, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Does good work, and needs MOAR! --KyleStyle 00:57, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Seems like a moderately average kinda guy who will do some moderately average stuff to better the wiki. But he doesn't seem to be influenced by anyone else, and doesn't want to be pulled into politics. So he's got my vote. μnholy®eign Dual nature player 11:55, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - As Grogh. --Papa Johnny 15:30, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - <3 -- Adward  15:51, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Vouch - Cool guy ;D, Also. Whats with all the trolls?--Suff-TMS- <-- Killin' zombies!
  • Vouch - mostly because he uses a mac.. unlike the rest of you poor homeless losers.----sexualharrisonStarofdavid2.png ¯\(Boobs.gif)/¯ 03:05, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

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