I want to adopt the Ultima Codex Wiki and I was wondering what counts as an admin being active. Two bureaucrats have logged in but have not edited in several months. I have posted a request for adminship on one of their talk pages and I haven't gotten a reply. What should I do?
A wiki must have no Admin or Bureaucrat *editing* activity for 60 days. If there are any active contributors, a forum or blog (or direct message if only 1 editor) announcing your intent to Adopt needs to be made and a week allowed for responses. This week can be during the same 7 to 10 days it takes for the Request to work its way up the queue. You should also be currently editing everyday or so during that period.
I understand that I need to be editing everyday or two. Unfortunately I cant edit since last month because of typhoon Haiyan hitting my home. But I've been editing almost everday last September I think. Please understand. Did I also mention I'm 3rd in the achievements leaderboard in the Hellblazer wiki, just behind the now gone main admins. I hope this helps!
Hello. I am so sorry! However, if you do not have access to your computer at this time, perhaps it is not the best time to adopt a wiki. Let me know when you have started editing again, and assuming any community there agrees, I will be happy to promote you at that time.
If you still have questions after reading the help page, I recommend asking in the Forums -- particularly if you can give a specific question (how do I make this template do XX?) our users there can often be very helpful.
Hi. Thanks for the replies. I checked the page and I think I can do these small templates for starters. But I've been very busy for the last couple of days (including today) so I will start working on it tonight or tomorrow.
Problem is, the last time I wanted to change the color of an already existing character template (on The Vampire Diaries wiki) it felt too complex. I'm not sure I will be able to understant it wholly so that I can create mine from scratch, but I guess I'm gonna have to. Meanwhile if you may have noticed, I started working on the "mgc.wikia.com", and today I created a new subpage called "User:Mgc26133/Article2". I just wanted to let you know if you want to complete the adoption process.
Hello. About a year ago there were tremendous problems at the Dr Who Answers Wiki, and no active Admins at the time. I posted this here:  and was granted Admin status along with Imamadmad, and Icecreamdiff was promoted bureaucrat status. Unfortunately, one IP user with in the 89 range feels that he/she is above rules, and has multiple personal attacks, engaged in multiple edit wars etc. After warnings, he/she was blocked by me. Once the short block was over, he/she returned with the same personal attacks, and reported me for abuse.  He/she brought this up on the Dr Who Answers Wiki, which was answered. I assumed the issue was over and done with. However, recently and without my knowledge, Imamadmad(another Admin) made accusations against me, which seems to be a)I haven't made any edits making the Wiki prettier b)I block persistent spammers and vandals. The 89 IP suddenly reappeared and made a variety of untrue and unsubstantiated false claims against me. Before I had a chance to respond, User:Czechout removed my Admin status. He/she also seems to have removed Icecreamdiff's bureaucrat status. It is unclear to me how/why he/she did this to icecreamdiff. However, ti appears that Czechout was involved with the original programming of the Wiki and thus effectively took it upon him/herself to be the "WikiStar" and both remove Icecreamdiff's bureaucrat status, and remove my Admin status after 89 made untrue allegations against me, and I never had a chance to defend myself. I have left a message on Czechout's talk page on Dr Who Answers, but I feel this was unfair and premature. Essentially 89 has made untrue comments about me, and Czechout removed my Admin status. I would greatly appreciate any suggestions/help/etc. in sorting this matter out peacefully and amicably.
Hello. From Czechout's own statement, the original accusations of the 89 IP were not the main motivation for the rights removal, but rather the community consensus on the issue. It looks like you did have a chance to participate in that thread. Community agreement in a public discussion is a valid reason for demoting an admin. I'm sorry you feel you had insufficient time to defend yourself, but as Czechout has stated he would consider re-promoting you in future, the obvious solution appears to be to continue discussing the issue politely with him and/or Imamadmad to discover under what conditions that re-promotion might occur.
In terms of Icecreamdif, that user still has all their rights. Only Wikia staff can remove bureaucrat status and we only do so with community agreement.
Hi. I know I do not meet certain requirements for my adoption request, but I'm deliberately not editing because there would be no point. I have nothing to add to the current content of the wiki, and if I add my own content it would be out of place (as I explained in the request). I know it's not making good points for me (you say the more days/edits the better), but I ask you to make an exception for this request because this really is an exceptional situation.
As you told me to, I will contact you when the founder of the wiki replies my message or if there is no reply in a week. But I doubt he will reply because he keeps logging in on probably other wikias but for some reason he is ignoring the message's notification. I will still wait though. I don't want any troubles if he returns suddenly and disagrees with what I am doing. If I wait, I will have a right to say something.
Hi. Unfortunately you need to show us you are going to use the wiki in order to adopt it. It's fine if your content is "out of place" -- as there is little content (if any) on the wiki that shouldn't matter much for the short term. In fact the lack of other content is useful as it means there is nothing to "clean up" -- you can just start creating. However, if you would feel more comfortable, you can create pages as subpages of your own userpage -- eg. User:Mgc26133/Article1 etc. and then rename them after you adopt the wiki.
Regardless of your message to the founder, I would have had to put the request on hold while you started editing on the wiki.
I don't know how to create subpages, but does it count if I use my blog for the same purpose? I could create several blog posts and add content in there, and when/if adoption works out I can create pages and simply add the content there.
I know I have to show it to you but I will use it because putting an entire content of a wiki in a single blog page (1, 2, 3) is really exhausting. And that's why I wanted to start a wiki in the first place. But I see your point. If blog pages are alright, I can start editing any time.
Just saying - creating subpages isn't hard. Create a page as you would create any other page, but give it the name "User:Mgc26133/Article1" or whatever works and it will automatically be treated as a subpage. No special process or nothing.
I have an exam tomorrow, I've been studying that. But as of tomorrow (after exam) I will start working on the subpages. I am by the way not good at creating templates from scratch so they will be simple articles.
http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Adoption:3DVCE_Wiki The founder is not an admin, he is a sysop and bureaucrat. Therefore, I am eligible. He isn't even responsive now since I accidentally posted a message onto the wrong wiki but an admin from that one banned me temporarily before I could erase the message. He saw it although it was from a long time ago.