After reading David Gerard's post "RFA has
gone weird" two weeks
back, I decided on a whim to nominate myself for adminship.  My
principle was that I would largely ignore the existing process for the
calcified barnacle that it is and apply a no-nonsense stance towards
What a marvelous experiment! Well done, very well done.
I was thinking of doing something like that myself; now I either
(a) don't have to, because you already did, or (b) *really* have
to, now that you've established the precedent...
I can't say I'm at all surprised at the results you got.
(I do wonder what can be done about the phenomenon?)