A great tip would be to avoid changing this thread into a personal
attack on Risker or anybody else.
Thank you.
Thyge/Sir48

2014-02-04 Fæ <fae...@gmail.com>:
> On 4 February 2014 17:48, Risker <risker...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4 February 2014 12:27, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemow...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Risker, 04/02/2014 17:59:
>>>
>>> doesn't deserve to have his case reheard on this mailing list
>
> Risker, here's a great tip: If you *really* do not want the case
> reheard, then why not just stop emailing and publicising the case,
> repeating the name of the accused and providing links in an attempt to
> prove some point or other. Try spending your volunteer time welcoming
> a few new Wikipedia editors instead of banning contributors and making
> life ghastly for those who are under your hammer.
>
> I welcomed and helped many thousands of newer en.wp contributors
> during the time I was an admin. Even after the machinations of a few
> individuals shot my reputation to hell and got me banned from what was
> my home project for many years, I still helped Wikipedians with tricky
> problems behind the scenes; in fact my highly publicised case made me
> someone that those upset and having difficulties with our arcane
> processes could turn to in confidence, in a way that most trusted
> users do not have the real life experience and grey hairs to offer.
> Having authority is not all about dishing it out, or even having the
> badges to prove you must be respected.
>
> Fae
>
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