⚠️ Encyclopedia Dramatica is currently being restored by automated scripts ⚠️
There's been a lot of questions as to what's going on with the site and what comes next. So we have this (ordered) roadmap of what's being worked on and what's to come. This will be updated until the roadmap is complete as Æ has a lot of missing features and ideas that I'd like to fix in regards to its offerings before I implement big plans for the site's popularity and well-being in 2021.
Content restoration (Mostly done, few things missing that will be restored sporadically) Image restoration (Being run in background, nothing I can do cept wait)
Æ Imageboard (Currently being worked on)
Mediawiki upgrade and backend fixes
.onion domain for Tor-friendly editing and viewing
CSS overhaul (Fixing things like the videos on mobile, and overall a rehaul of the wiki's look to be more friendly to readers)
Paid bounty board for new articles (Won't be managed by me for legal reasons however I will ensure it runs smoothly)
Anonymous phone # service for those seeking ban evades from Twitter as well as a phone number not tied to their name (more details at launch)
Currently we are nearing our annual LLC renewal fee ($650) as well throwing the funds required for these other changes and aspects. If you would like to support Æ consider purchasing a copy of The Hustler's Bible or securing some Merch. Donating is also appreciated however I would rather give something back as per the two options above.
If you have any questions you can join our public Telegram chat to DM me privately or @ me in chat.
You can also email me via [email protected]
Merch notes: Thank you to all who have purchased merch. We will ship late January or mid February depending on our provider's speed.
Here's to setting the world on fire in 2021!
Proposed deletion, also known as PROD, is a process of deletion on TOW. Unlike Articles for deletion or the criteria for speedy deletion, proposed deletion is the lamest of the three Wikipedia deletion processes. Wikipedos basically use this process when they want an article to meet the serial rapist and murderer of articles known as the CSD in a dark, dirty street full of broken glass, heroin needles and used condoms, alone at night, but when because of their excessive rules, they cannot put it to CSD.
Therefore, the article stays up for 5 days with a notice saying why one particular Wikipedo wants it deleted. It's a lame process because any butthurt newfag to TOW can remove the notice on their first article, and if it's not on the Wikipedo's watchlist, the article can slip by and remain in existence indefinitely. It also cannot be re-added to PROD if the notice is removed for any reason, and must be taken to AFD. Much easier just to press the delete button, like Encyclopedia Dramatica does, than go through the bullshit of a complex set of rules that don't work anyway.
Types of articles that get prodded are non-controversial non-notable things such as internet memes, books, software and music albums. Putting such articles to CSD is considered a Very Bad Thing on TOW, and is likely to result in lots of drama when on editor review or requests for adminship.
What Proposed Deletion Really Is
Proposed deletion is rather like Jimbo's smug face - the Wikipedia admins are deleting your articles slyly, just like him taking money off you slyly because you're dumb enough to donate.
- Proposed Deletion category. Remove articles from this at random with a convincing edit summary, for the lulz. Then watch Wikifags go through the AfD process because they have to.
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