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Adoption requests Popeye Wiki

What is your username? 186 contributor

Please link to the wiki here:

How many edits have you made on that wiki? 1,839

How many days/months have you been editing there? 17 months

On the Special Pages → Special:ListUsers when was the last time an admin edited, and who was it? 22:45, 4 May 2014 (Chidori1,000)

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Firstly, our admin hasn't showed up in the last six months. Secondly, there's an user there ("Ctlftr") that constantly uploads Bluto-centric pictures, many of them dirty drawings ranging from the homoerotic to the sadomasochistic to borderline nudity (eg. "Bluto Flaunts His Assets.jpg"). Or thinly-covered penis pictures ("Popeye Finishkes Bluto") as well as altered and unaltered cartoon captures. But even in the latter's case they may come with suspect names (like "Bluto Shoots His Juices.gif"). Now I have posted quite a few pro-Popeye anti-Bluto images just to bother Ctlftr, but I won't litter the articles with them. My ambition is to have Popeye Wiki be a complete and informative encyclopedia not just copypasted from others. This user's every edit aims to "beautify" Bluto and deprecate Popeye (even getting blocked elsewhere for similar activities). If I become admin there I promise to clean it from all such inappropriate files, perhaps not blocking this person outright since they sometimes create detailed and articulate articles (with the suspect writing/images that I often have to edit out). Keep in mind that this is one of the wikis that got locked to non-users for being child-friendly!

Unofficial response: (Please wait for an official response by a staff member)
Hello! There appears to be a few other contributors at this wiki. You need to make a blog/forum post/announcement of some sort explaining your intentions to adopt the wiki, so others can give their input, and comment. It's best to make a blog or forum about your adoption than individual messages so there can be consensus in one place. You should let the announcement run for 1 week. If you do make a discussion, leave the link here so Staff can review it. Also, if you have issues with a spammer/vandal/user adding false information, contact the VSTF at their wiki, and they might be able to help you. Good luck! Shyguy-emoticon.gifJoey (talk)
Thanks a lot, I made a blog post (there's no forum there). In fact, I went to the VSTF Wiki first & they said it was a "social problem" & suggested I adopt.186 contributor (talk) 23:21, December 9, 2014 (UTC)
Unofficial response: (Please wait for an official response by a staff member)
Great job with the blog (linking it for Staff). Good luck! Shyguy-emoticon.gifJoey (talk)
Why, thank you!186 contributor (talk) 03:21, December 11, 2014 (UTC)
Hello. Most of those images are not against Wikia's Terms of Use; I have deleted a couple that were.
That said, you cannot adopt a wikia if you are in the middle of an argument with another of the contributors there. If you cannot find a way to agree on one of you getting promoted, then you need to pick a more neutral contributor to adopt the wikia instead. Please let me know on my wall when you have all agreed on one person to adopt. -- Wendy (talk@fandom 07:14, December 20, 2014 (UTC)
Hi! I don't see that happening since there are very few regular contributors. I don't know if ours is an argument, I just think what he does is wrong (qualifies as a continuous effort to distort the facts) & try to counter him whenever I can. He has been banned from other wikis for such activities, so perhaps if I can't do it maybe some of you could block him? (tried VSTF already)186 contributor (talk) 20:32, December 20, 2014 (UTC)
Some news: our admin showed up a couple days ago, undid some work on a page by the other guy, and was never seen again. Maybe this denies my claim? Or maybe it validates it??186 contributor (talk) 20:22, January 23, 2015 (UTC)
Hello again. While I've decided I no longer want to be an admin there, for several reasons, I think one is still necessary (since the appointed one disappeared years ago). I believe The Forgotten Beast could take the position, and is willing to. I found his edits at the Popeye Wiki valuable and reasonable- yet many ended up undone. As you can surmise there's plenty of controversy going on there and we users end up working things out among ourselves, however, I still believe that the Wikia admins format is beneficial and that he's well suited for the job.186 contributor (talk) 04:50, September 8, 2016 (UTC)

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