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Pommer's Law in action.

The chicken coop is for the avoidance, containment and resolution of cases of Headless Chicken Mode (HCM). Despite the name, this tends to be serious business.

This page can be used for reporting cases of administrative abuse (abuse of sysop or moderator abilities such as blocking, page deletion, or user rights management), general abuse (such as trolling, wandalism, and personal attacks), and conflicts which cannot be solved through normal talk page discussion (such as long-standing edit wars or article content disputes). Please be specific and include links to any relevant discussions, page edits or logs.

All editors are welcome to comment on the cases raised here, and to try to reach a consensus on any action to be taken. If no consensus can be reached, and the HCM seems to be escalating, moderators are expected to take some action. However, any serious or permanent solution, such as removal of rights or lengthy ban, requires a community vote here according to the guidelines laid out in our Community Standards.

Please try to resolve conflicts directly through discussion on other editor's talk pages before reporting them. It's better to just talk to someone rather than try to drag their name through the mud.

If the issue is not conflict resolution, but concerns RationalWiki policies, suggested changes to how things work around here, or similar matters of principle, please post on the Community Standards talk page instead.

When presenting a case here, be sure to include who you are accusing, what exactly you are accusing them of, some hard evidence, and a brief explanation. Since the sole purpose of the Coop is to resolve these disputes, don't post unrelated or more generalized complaints here — if you do, your posts will be moved off the page. Any vote started within 48 hours of filing will be deleted and you will be blocked.

Use {{CoopNotice}} to inform the user in question, so that they have a chance to discuss their actions here.

As a final note, if you think this page is a good tactic to apply in gaming the mob into doing your bidding, you may be shocked to see your post archived quite swiftly.


[edit] Pbfreespace3

I hereby request that I be taken out of the vandal bin. I've been in it for a month, and you haven't seen any bad behavior from me during that time. Quite frankly, I think I was put there in a bit of a fevered time. You know how things can sometimes get in the chicken coop. I think it will do more good than harm for me to be taken out, so I ask that you have mercy. PBfreespace3 (talk) 04:07, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

I'd be in favor of it.-D1@m0ndD15c1 (talk) 04:13, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
Ugh, fine, I vote in support of you. Just don't act like your former self please.— CheeseburgerFace (talk) 04:29, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
I'm in favor. Just please don't do stupid shit like this in the future. B) talk 17:42, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
And please don't remove snark from (or attempt to whitewash) the The Amazing Atheist article. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 17:56, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

Provisional yes, on condition that sysoprevoke remains. Herr FuzzyKatzenPotato (talk/stalk) 17:54, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

What Fuzzy said. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 17:56, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
Hasn't been stirring too much shit recently. We'll see what happens if he's let out.--JorisEnter (talk) 18:54, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
Treat this the same way we treated Castaigne's case. Continued sysoprevoke but no more binning as long as the threats end.--Owlman (talk) (mail) 23:06, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

I guess that delays the Age of Aquarius yet again. ~ Aneris 00:04, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

I vote yes. RoninMacbeth (talk) 06:01, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
So say I. Nerd271 (talk) 15:20, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
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