User:Mel Etitis/Arbtan

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Please do not edit this page directly unless you wish to become a participant in this request. (All participants are subject to Arbitration Committee decisions, and the ArbCom will consider each participant's role in the dispute.) Comments are very welcome on the Talk page, and will be read, in full. Evidence, no matter who can provide it, is very welcome at /Evidence. Evidence is more useful than comments.

Arbitrators will be working on a proposed decision at /Proposed decision.

Involved parties[edit]

Statement by party 1[edit]

Mr Tan has, since his appearance on the day that his earlier account ceased trading, acted in an arrogant way towards other editors, attacking their English and their editing skills (despite the fact that his are extremely poor). He has tried to take over articles, to the extent of blanking Zanskar and replacing it with a message to readers to choose between two linked versions. His manner to other editors is peremptory and demanding. Two RfCs (Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Mr Tan and Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Chan Han Xiang) have had little effect on him (beyond leading him to loudly assert that he knows that his English is poor; this hasn't affected his behaviour in any other way, though). Attempting to reason with him is like being sucked into a quicksand of obscurely worded, insistent complaints and demands, with no progress.

His approach (and style) is summed up by a couple of recent comments:

  • "This is causing in the increasing number of articles needing attention, and consensus, to me, is not perfectly reliable."[1]
  • "If all of you want consensus, but the thing is wrong itself in reality, this makes wikipediaimperfect"[2]

Statement by party 2[edit]

Please limit your statement to 500 words


Preliminary decisions[edit]

Arbitrators' opinions on hearing this matter (0/0/0/0)[edit]

Temporary injunction (none)[edit]

Final decision (none yet)[edit]

All numbering based on /Proposed decision (vote counts and comments are there as well)

Principles[edit]

Findings of Fact[edit]

Remedies[edit]

Note: All remedies that refer to a period of time, for example to a ban of X months or a revert parole of Y months, are to run concurrently unless otherwise stated.


Enforcement[edit]