Wikipedia talk:Requests for permissions/Rollback

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Change to requirements[change source]

I think we need to be more relaxed with our "requirements". I've changed it so admins/rollbackers from other projects can be granted the bit without any pre-requisites. I don't see why a trustworthy person can't be given a simple extra tool to help out with if they find the time. If they misuse it, it can always be taken away. Majorly talk 19:14, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

I agree fully and think we should further change the wording to tell people requesting rollback to inform the admins if they are an admin or have rollback elsewhere. This might help prevent situations where a deserving person is refused through no fault of the admin doing the request here. Thoughts? fr33kman talk 17:27, 4 March 2009 (UTC)
 Done since no one answered :) fr33kman talk 03:44, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Move user proposal here[change source]

@Music1201: I moved this here from the request page. --Auntof6 (talk) 18:14, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Not being granted rollback is a loss to Simple English Wikipedia, not me. A change to Wikipedia:Rollback is now required to update the changes (which were not formed by community consensus). I'm proposing this change (changes in bold):

You may ask for rollback at requests for rollback. You may also use the administrators noticeboard, or ask on an administrator's talk page. Please note these rules:

  • You should meet the requirements for autoconfirmed user (registered for 4 days with 10 edits) when requesting. User rights cannot be given to IP editors.
  • You should have made a lot of changes, with experience in anti-vandalism work, beyond just reverting and reporting users. If you have rollback elsewhere, or admin rights elsewhere, the threshold for meeting this requirement is lower. So if you are already a rollbacker or admin on another Wikimedia Foundation project, please mention it in your request and it will be taken into consideration. Rollback privileges on other Wikimedia Foundation projects are not taken into consideration.
  • If you have been blocked recently, it is unlikely that you will be given rollback.
  • If you have vandalized before, you may not be given this tool for a long time. Administrators can choose if they want to give it to you, but only if you have shown a clear change in your behaviour.

The Simple English Wikipedia is maintained by a small set of regular users. Therefore, it does not get vandalized as often as other WMF projects, so A long history of regular vandal-fighting is not as important. You just need to show that you know what vandalism is, and more importantly, know what it is not. — This unsigned comment was added by Music1201 (talk • changes) at 17:46, 11 July 2016‎.