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This page serves as a place to request and discuss merges.
The following are the policies to the requests for merge process.
- A. General
- 1. This is an optional process; administrators can merge anything they believe fits as a redirect.
- 2. If there is any controversy over merging a certain page, abstain from a merge war, do not merge the page, and bring the page in question to a merge discussion as outlined in this article.
- 3. Anyone can nominate a page (article, template, category, image, video, etc.) they feel should be merged.
- B. Process
- 1. Fill out a form to create a merge discussion.
- 2. Once the discussion is created, the nominator must explain why they feel the article should be merged.
- a. If no explanation is given after twenty-four (24) hours, it will be closed as invalid.
- 3. A discussion will occur, centered on that particular page.
- 4. Neutral votes do not count in the final tally for consensus (70%)
- C. Closing discussions
- 1. Only administrators can close merge discussions.
- 2. Merge discussions generally last seven (7) days.
- 3. Exceptions
- i. If a merge discussion does not receive a consensus (70%) either way after one (1) month, the discussion can be closed as "no consensus" and the page will remain intact.
- ii. If the page in question is a spam page, the merge discussion may be closed immediately, and the page will be deleted.
- iii. The creator of a merge discussion may withdraw their discussion at their sole discretion.
- 1. Replace PAGE with the title of the page you believe should be merged in the box below.
- 2. Click "submit."
- 3. When you submit, fill out the information on the resulting page, then save the page.
- 4. Copy and paste the following under "requests" of this page, replacing "PAGE" with the title.
- [[ESB:Requests for merge/PAGE]]
Requests for merge
|Requests for merge (edit)|
|Only 30 requests may be active at once. Any created past that limit will be closed.|
|Red PlanKrab||Discussion||August 2, 2020|
|Green PlanKrab||Discussion||August 2, 2020|
|Fish with plate/2||Discussion||August 3, 2020|
|Triple Krabby Patty with five scoops of ice cream||Discussion||August 7, 2020|
|Paper Patty||Discussion||August 10, 2020|
See archive here: ESB:Requests for merge/archive
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