You are bored with editing your major wiki, so you look around for other wikis to edit. You pick one that is a wiki of your favorite TV show, and you search through the maintenance categories looking for under-the-hood tasks to help with. However, as you start performing these tasks, your edits are reverted and someone leaves you a message asking you to stop.
This has happened to me on nearly every single wiki I have edited apart from my home wiki. What's the deal? I've had redirects that have over 4k hits in the SearchDigest deleted, edits removing a red link on a userpage reverted, edits to tag an unused file for deletion reverted, edits to add automatic categories to templates reverted. I have seen wikis with thousands of UnusedFiles and…Read more >