On 02/05/06, Pete Bartlett <pcb21(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
Even worse is the "first to this namespace"
It implies that you have to make 10 delete votes
or something before you are allowed to ask to keep
The "spends too much time in the article namespace"
criticism seen on RfAdminship is especially baffling to me.
IMHO these criticisms are really a way of forming an old boys' club,
trying to keep newbies out by claims of "when you've passed your
initiation, you too will have these wonderful privileges". And this is
totally antithetical to the Wikipedia spirit.
If there is suspected sockpuppetry, we should *say so*. We should say,
"I believe this user is a sockpuppet, as evidenced by recent account
creation and very few edits. Could a bureaucrat check this please".
None of this discounting opinions simply due to apparent newness,