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A user with sysop rights can:
A user with sysop rights can:
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* ''edit'' '''protected''' pages/sections (including the ''MeritBadgeDotOrg'' namespace),
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* ''edit'' '''protected''' pages/sections (including those in the ''MeritBadgeDotOrg'' namespace),
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* [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Recent changes patrol|''patrol'']] the [[Special:Recentchanges|recent changes]],
* ''move'' pages,
* ''move'' pages,
* ''delete'' and ''undelete'' pages,
* ''delete'' and ''undelete'' pages,
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* use the ''[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reverting#Rollback rollback]'' feature.
* use the ''[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reverting#Rollback rollback]'' feature.
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{{See|[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Administrators Manual:Administrators] for details.}}{{Clear}}
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{{See|[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Administrators MediaWiki.Org/Manual:Administrators] for details.}}{{Clear}}
==Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?==
==Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?==
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Yes, absolutely! You can volunteer yourself, or be nominated. However, there are some...
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Yes, absolutely! You can volunteer yourself, or be nominated.
===Pre-requisites for Adminship===
===Pre-requisites for Adminship===
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In order to be a Sysop on this wiki, you '''must''':
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In order to be a Sysop on this wiki:
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*be an actively BSA-registered Scouter; trained (and current, i.e., [[YPT]]) for the adult leader position which you are currently ''primarily'' registered; and
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*You '''must''', first, be an active, BSA-registered Scouter, including...
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*you must also be a registered, '''active''' member of [http://www.MeritBadge.Net MeritBadge.Net]... generally, for a period of not less than six months; but, this ''may'' be lowered on a case-by-case basis. (There is a ''private'' forum on MeritBadge.Net where sysops discuss the administrative aspects of maintaining this website, which you would need to subscribe.)
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:* your [[Youth Protection]] training certification must be (and must remain) current — ''no exceptions''; and
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:* you must be '''"trained to position"'''... i.e., you have completed [[Basic Leader Training]] and [[Leader Specific Training]] for the adult leader position in which you are ''primarily'' registered.
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*Second, you must also be a registered member of [http://www.MeritBadge.Net MeritBadge.Net]. (There is a ''private'' forum on MeritBadge.Net where sysops can discuss the administrative (i.e., back office) aspects of maintaining this website, to which you would need to subscribe.)
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If you meet these pre-requisites, some ''limited'' personal information will required (which will only be available to the [[Bureaucrats]] here and the Administrators of MeritBadge.Net) in order to complete your application, as it will verified.
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If you meet these pre-requisites, some ''(very) limited'' personal information will asked for in order to verify that you meet the above requirements. (Note: This information will only be available to the [[Bureaucrats]].)
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'''Please e-mail ''[[Special:Emailuser/RWSmith|RWSmith]]'' if you are interested (or would like to nominate somebody).'''
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===Requests for Adminship===
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'''If you are interested, or would like to nominate somebody, please e-mail ''[[Special:Emailuser/RWSmith|RWSmith]]''.'''
==Who are the Sysops on this wiki?==
==Who are the Sysops on this wiki?==
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*[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Administrators|Administrators]] — Bureaucrats and Sysops
*[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Administrators|Administrators]] — Bureaucrats and Sysops
*[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrats|Bureaucrats]] — Just what it says
*[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Bureaucrats|Bureaucrats]] — Just what it says
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*[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Administrators/User rights|User rights (permissions)]] — available within the in MediaWiki software (locally annotated)
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*[[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Administrators/User rights|User rights (permissions)]] — (Note: locally annotated)
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Contents

What is a Sysop?

Sysops on this wiki are administrators that help keep the website running efficiently and effectively for the benefit of Scouting.

A user with sysop rights can:

  • edit protected pages/sections (including those in the MeritBadgeDotOrg namespace),
  • patrol the recent changes,
  • move pages,
  • delete and undelete pages,
  • protect and unprotect pages,
  • block and unblock users, and
  • use the rollback feature.
See: MediaWiki.Org/Manual:Administrators for details.

Can I become a Sysop on this wiki?

Yes, absolutely! You can volunteer yourself, or be nominated.

Pre-requisites for Adminship

In order to be a Sysop on this wiki:

  • You must, first, be an active, BSA-registered Scouter, including...
  • Second, you must also be a registered member of MeritBadge.Net. (There is a private forum on MeritBadge.Net where sysops can discuss the administrative (i.e., back office) aspects of maintaining this website, to which you would need to subscribe.)

If you meet these pre-requisites, some (very) limited personal information will asked for in order to verify that you meet the above requirements. (Note: This information will only be available to the Bureaucrats.)

Requests for Adminship

If you are interested, or would like to nominate somebody, please e-mail RWSmith.

Who are the Sysops on this wiki?

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