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XV. User of the Month
A. User of the Month
1. General. This is awarded to one user each month, who will be featured on the homepage, and contain a link to a page that highlights why they received the award and the work they have done.
a. A user must have contributed for at least one (1) month in order to qualify.
b. A user must have made at least fifty (50) main namespace edits in order to qualify.
c. Anyone can nominate any other user except themselves.
a. Anyone who requests that another user nominate them will be disqualified for six (6) months.
b. Anyone who complains that they have not been nominated will be disqualified for six (6) months.
c. Nominated users in which the rating drops below 0 for at least seven (7) days will be marked as expired.
a. The nominator will create a nomination page and list reasons why the person should be nominated.
b. Everyone except the user who is nominated can contribute to the discussion and show their support or oppose for the nomination. However, the user who is nominated is allowed to comment in the discussion.
c.Nomination discussions expire after (3) months. After this, a user can be renominated.
d.On the last day of each month the next month's User of the Month will be determined based on the following formula: (Number of Supports)-(Number of Opposed)=Nomination Rating. The current user with the highest nomination rating at the time will be awarded "User of the Month" for the following month.
a. If there is a tie for the highest rating at the end of the month, the nominations will remain open until there is a change that results in one user having a higher rating.
b. If the user who makes such a change is the user who ends up having the highest rating (such as removing their vote from another nomination), they shall be disqualified, unless the user for which they are removing their vote was in violation of a rule within the preceding three (3) days.