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User:Chris troutman

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This user has been editing Wikipedia for at least ten years.
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My edits in English-Wikipedia by namespace (including their talk pages) as of 12 December 2023; approx. 67.4% of these were semi-automated
  Mainspace (29.9%)
  User (44.7%)
  Wikipedia (22.6%)
  Module (1%)
  Other (1.8%)
55,100+This user has made over 55,100 contributions to Wikimedia projects.
This user has created 34 articles on the English-language Wikipedia.
immThis editor is an immediatist.
W?FThis Wikimedian opposes rebranding the WMF as Wikipedia.
This user has participated in 1 Copy Editing Project Blitz with the Guild of Copy Editors.
This user has participated in 2 Backlog Elimination Drives with the Guild of Copy Editors.
This user was taught how to review Good article nominations by User:Ed! through the Recruitment Centre.
This user competed in the 2016-2017 GA Cup.
This user has publicly declared that he has a conflict of interest regarding these Wikipedia articles:
This user opposes the Wikimedia Foundation's arbitrary, opaque, and dictatorial office-banning of administrators when the community and ArbCom are more than capable of handling the issue themselves.
The Good Article Reviewer's Medal of Merit The Signpost Barnstar
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The WikiProject Barnstar The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
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The Surreal Barnstar
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The Copyeditor's Barnstar
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The Barnstar of Diplomacy The Guidance Barnstar The Czech Ribbon of National Merit The India Star
The Cleanup Barnstar Modest Barnstar
1st 2nd 1st 2nd
The WikiJaguar Award for Excellence
Master Editor II
Master Editor II
The PumpkinSky Precious award from Gerda Arendt 25 "Did You Know" expansion and creation
1st 2nd 3rd 4th-5th
Citation Barnstar 5 Military history WikiProject two-stripe award
1st 2nd


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Request for comment
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Jimbo Wales
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In the news
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On this day
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MediaWiki
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Did you know
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RFA
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Developers
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Rouge admin
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Deletion review
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AFD
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TFA
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Wikimedia Foundation
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Edit war
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CSD
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Main Page
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BANNED!
Just browsing
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UAA
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AIV
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Admin cabal
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Teh Drahmaz
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AN
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I made many contributions as a Visiting Scholar

My courses as Campus Ambassador[edit]

My contributions to The Signpost[edit]

Articles for creation needs you
My issues with the Wiki Education Foundation
Wiki Education Foundation course: building ties to academia
Some other Wikipedia userboxes
This user has been on Wikipedia for 11 years, 3 months and 24 days.
10800+This user has over 10800 pages on his watchlist.
This user has significantly contributed to 2 good articles on Wikipedia.
This user has reviewed 20 Good Article nominations on Wikipedia.
20This user page has been vandalized 20 times.
Unified login: Chris troutman is the unique unified login of this user for all public Wikimedia projects.
This user has written or expanded 27 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
This user successfully nominated 9 articles by others that featured in the Did you know... section on the Main Page.
This user is a Counter-Vandalism Unit Academy graduate.
This user enjoys biting newbies and vandals.
Beware! This user is a known talk page stalker.
This editor is a Wikipedian who is willing and able to edit for pay, and willing and able to edit for free.
UARThis editor believes that account creation should be required to edit on Wikipedia.
This user uses Navigation popups for a variety of tasks.
This Wikipedian recommends Antandrus's observationsThis Wikipedian recommends Antandrus's observations
This editor thinks that all articles should have an infobox.
NPOVThis user has political or religious views but always writes with a NPOV when editing Wikipedia.
<ref>This user would like to see everyone using inline citations. Please...
This user watches over Wikipedia with the help of Twinkle!
This user is a retired Wikipedia Campus Ambassador.
This user is a Constable of the WikiPolice and is currently walking the beat.

Chris_troutman has signed the Petition against Ignore All Rules abuse.
This user was a member of the Wikipedia community when it was awarded the Erasmus Prize.
This user manages redirects with Capricorn.

"I believe that when editing divisive articles, one should remember that Wikipedia is, ultimately, a website; it is not worth becoming so emotionally invested over that it spoils enjoyment of other areas of life."

SuperMarioMan in his RfA.

"Whatever Wikipedia as a community is doing, it is more of a vehicle for contributors' self-indulgence than it is a concerted endeavour to bring free knowledge to the world."

Andreas Kolbe in an article for Wikipediocracy

"Fans want to create a paratext that will be read and that will disseminate facts about their chosen media object, and that approval of their efforts encourages them to continue. Fans favor Wikipedia over other forms of participatory culture largely because of the site's infrastructural nature, which guarantees both an audience (ensuring that the fan's work will be read and that information about a media object's canon will be successfully disseminated) and a mechanism of implicit approval. In other words, fans choose Wikipedia over other forms of participatory culture because the site is better able to both broadcast and validate their work."

Paul Thomas in Wikipedia and participatory culture: Why fans edit

"Not everyone is destined for adminship, and that especially includes "I'm gonna clean up Wikipedia, dammit" thinkers. You'll note I'm not an admin and haven't asked to be one in many years. I am also that sort of editor, and recognize this viewpoint is a conflict of interest with that we need and expect from an admin. People on a mission – one that's worthwhile – are generally of better use at Wikipedia unfettered by the restraints of adminship, anyway (and happier). It just sometimes takes them a while to realize it."

SMcCandlish in a failed RfA for Robert McClenon.

"Also people should bear this in mind should Troutman ever come up at RFA. He'd clearly be of the Sandstein school of inflexible robots. He should never be given any position of authority over anyone else."

a banned user here

  • "Q: Is Wiki Professionals Inc. affected by Wikipedia's policy on paid editing and other related bans?
  • A: Wikipedia does not allow any company or individual to edit their own brand no matter how wrong the information present on it may be. But it allows your competitors too (sic) which makes it prone to wrong edits or spread of misinformation. In the past, Wikipedia has very clearly banned organizations and individuals for ignoring this policy. However, there's a loophole, where Wikipedia itself says, If a rule prevents you from improving or maintaining Wikipedia, ignore it."

Wiki Professionals Inc.