So, I have a bot now, which will edit through this account.
Bots are pretty useful for quickly making large numbers of tedious edits across a wiki, but they also have a tendency to flood Special:WikiActivity and Special:RecentChanges if they are just allowed to run normally. As a result, this blog is to ask if the users on this wiki would be particularly opposed to my bot account being given the bot flag, which allows for its edits to be hidden from the aforementioned special pages. If not, then I will request this flag from staff via Special:Contact.
If you are wondering what kinds of things a bot would be able to help with, check out the comments of this blog; many of the maintenance tasks described therein can be completed far faster by u…Read more >
I had only intended to stay on this wiki in any official capacity until it stabilized after the remnants of the fork-related drama back in late 2013 died down. With all of the activity in Special:RecentChanges over the past few months in addition to the recent promotions of David eric to rollback and DerpyDoodle to administrator, I think it is safe to say that condition is fulfilled.
As a result of this in addition to the fact that I don't think I'll be able to put in the time needed to be a good administrator here for the foreseeable future, I will be resigning as an admin on this wiki (as you may or may not have already known from this thread), effective shortly after this post goes live and I tie up a few loose ends.
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