[WikiEN-l] RFA has gone weird

jayjg jayjg99 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 22:42:24 UTC 2006

On 10/10/06, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/10/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/10/06, charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com
> > <charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> > > geni wrote
> > > > More arbcom members in future can be arranged.
> > > You can bring a horse to water, but can you make it drink?
> > Past experence suggests no after the first month.
> Lots of people want to be on the arbcom, but the job *sucks*: dredging
> through the worst stupidity on the wiki (one or both participants),
> writing up something that would pass sanity check (wouldn't make
> anyone looking at it cough up a hairball) and dealing with flak from
> all sides. It's a job custom-made for burnout.
> And the people you see in AC elections who give you the first thought
> "OH GOD NO" and make you vote for *anyone* else.
> And we're about to become a top 10 website. w00t!
> Committees don't scale too well in general on the wiki.
> Hey, AC. How's it been going this year?

Stressful and time-consuming; that's one of the reasons almost half
the members are currently inactive.


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