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Meet the Team![edit]

Hi there and welcome to Destinypdia, the definitive source for Destiny information that anyone can edit! While you are here, why not meet the team in charge of maintaining the wiki?

Since Destinypedia is dedicated to being the best and most comprehensive encyclopedia for Destiny on the web, we task special users with certain maintenance jobs to ensure Destinypedia's integrity and most importantly, the community.

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Arcmind (talk) (contribs) (e-mail)
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Hello Guardian, welcome to the Archives! I am Arcmind, an admin of this wiki. I signed up here on June 14th, 2016‎ after joining Halopedia months before. Seeing things that needed doing on this site I decided to try and help out, and here I am. :)

Usually I focus on Story oriented work and proper formatting but should another Guardian need help in their endeavors, I do not hesitate to lend a hand. Should you need any help editing, or have any questions, I would be glad to help out in any way I can. You can contact me on my talk page or message board and I will try to answer you back as fast as I can.

Favorite thing about Destiny.
Rasputin; whoever says otherwise needs serious help.


Dante the Ghost (talk) (contribs) (e-mail)
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I am Dante the Ghost. I have been a member here since May 8, 2016, and I consider myself the general editor of the place; if something needs be done, or a user has left edits that need cleanup or expansion, I'll get right on it.

If you need to chat, hit me up on my talk page, message board, or email and I'll try to answer back.

Favorite thing about Destiny.
Titans; who doesn't love to punch everything? And also lore itself; funny, you'd think I'd be a Warlock but no, Titans and knowledge should go hand in hand.


Porplemontage (talk) (contribs) (e-mail)
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Favorite thing about Destiny.
This admin has not yet filled out their bio!


Spartacus (talk) (contribs) (e-mail)
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Spartacus has been a member since February 2013. He mainly focuses on article layout, formatting, and patrolling the recent changes. He is on Xbox Live with the gamertag of Spartacus0898.
Please use either his talk page, message board, or email to contact him.
Favorite thing about Destiny.
He has pledged his allegiance to the Warlocks.


Primus Draug'oth (talk) (contribs) (e-mail)
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Hello, I'm Primus Draug'oth. I've been a member since March 13, 2016, and...actually, I'm not sure as to what I should describe myself as. Lemme just say that I'm the "gameplay mechanics" guy, especially when it comes to our enemies. I take careful note of their weapon(s) and abilities to make sure that Guardians know how to defeat them. Those are the pages I care most about. But if notice something going wrong anywhere on this wiki, then I'll see what I can do, even if someone has done it before me. Anyway, I'm just snacking on some burritos as I sit here. Feel free to talk to me at anytime. After all, I'm almost always online.
Favorite thing about Destiny.
There are many things that Bungie has done to this game that quite frankly anger me, but if there's one reason I have such a strange affinity to this game, it's the gunplay. It's a well-polished combat system where the weapons are actually functional, and they feel so satisfying to use. The combat in general is just amazing. I would like to try something different when Destiny 2 comes out, though.


Xamikaze330 (talk) (contribs) (e-mail)
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This admin has not yet filled out their bio!


1 Is currently inactive or on a leave of absence.

Colors

Silver: Admin
Orange: Admin and bureaucrat

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Frequently Asked Questions[edit]

What are Administrators?[edit]

Different users have access to different functions of the site. While anyone can do most things on the site, including reading and editing, administrators are trusted users that have access a few additional functions.

  • Deleting and undeleting pages, uploaded images and page histories.
  • Protecting a page so it can not be edited or moved by anonymous users (autoconfirmed protection) or non-admins (full/sysop protection).
  • Blocking IP addresses or user names from editing; and quick reversion ("rollback") of undesirable edits.
  • Editing the interface by changing system messages and skins (editing MediaWiki files).
  • Viewing a user's IP addresses and other information.
  • Mark page revisions or users' edits as "patrolled".

These functions are solely for housekeeping for keeping Destinypedia nice and tidy. The community does look to administrators to perform the essential chores that require the extra access administrators are entrusted with. However, otherwise, administrators are the same as other users, and are expected to be well-tempered in all respects.

What can Administrators not do?[edit]

Administrators should not use their administrator powers to settle editing disputes; for example, to lock a page on a version they prefer in an editing dispute that isn't vandalism. Administrator powers should be used to help keep the wiki clear of vandalism, spam, and users who make malicious edits, but not for simple disagreements between users acting in good faith. Administrators should not be considered "in charge". The ideal admin is a regular user who is trusted to have a few extra buttons and to use them for the benefit of Destinypedia.

Can I become an Administrator?[edit]

Main article: Destinypedia:Requests for Adminship

Currently, administrators are selected on an as-needed basis only. As Destinypedia grows, more administrators will be needed to assist in its operation. Once Destinypedia reaches significant size and activity, new administrators will then be selected via a Request for Adminship.

What are Bureaucrats?[edit]

Main article: Destinypedia:Bureaucrats

A bureaucrat is simply an administrator that is granted a few extra tools, such as assigning or revoking user rights and renaming user accounts. Typically, bureaucrats are the most senior admins, but this is not always the case.

Administrator Help Guide[edit]

See Wikipedia's administrators' how-to guide for a complete guide on using administrator functions. For bureaucrats, see Destinypedia:Bureaucrats for a Bureaucrat Help Guide.