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#[[Conservapedia:Sysops/Jpatt|Jpatt]] (Siteadmin, Sysop)
 
#[[Conservapedia:Sysops/Jpatt|Jpatt]] (Siteadmin, Sysop)
 
# [[Conservapedia:Sysops/Karajou|Karajou]]<sup>*</sup> ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) - '''<strike><font color=blue>R E T I R E D</font>''' July 2, 2007</strike> <strike>back again July 3, 2007</strike> <strike>"retired until further notice" September 1</strike>, 2008 back, YET AGAIN, September 4, 2008
 
# [[Conservapedia:Sysops/Karajou|Karajou]]<sup>*</sup> ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) - '''<strike><font color=blue>R E T I R E D</font>''' July 2, 2007</strike> <strike>back again July 3, 2007</strike> <strike>"retired until further notice" September 1</strike>, 2008 back, YET AGAIN, September 4, 2008
# Niandra<sup>*</sup> ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) ('''Note:'''23:37, 6 August 2007 [[cp:User:Aschlafly|Aschlafly]] renamed the user "Niandra" (and moved edits) to "[[Conservapedia:Sysops/Jallen|Jallen]]")  Since Andy calls her "Justine", real name might be Justine Allen.
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# Niandra<sup>*</sup> ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) ('''Note:'''23:37, 6 August 2007 [[cp:User:Aschlafly|Aschlafly]] renamed the user "Niandra" (and moved edits) to "[[Conservapedia:Sysops/Jallen|Jallen]]")  Since Andy calls her "Justine", her real name might be Justine Allen.
 
# [[Learn together]]<sup>*</sup> (Siteadmin, Sysop) - Inactive since January 09.
 
# [[Learn together]]<sup>*</sup> (Siteadmin, Sysop) - Inactive since January 09.
 
#[[Conservapedia:Sysops/RJJensen|RJJensen]]:(Sysop).
 
#[[Conservapedia:Sysops/RJJensen|RJJensen]]:(Sysop).
 
# [[Roger Schlafly|RSchlafly]] ‎(Sysop)
 
# [[Roger Schlafly|RSchlafly]] ‎(Sysop)
# <s>[[Conservapedia:RobS's Idiot's Grin Stratagem|RobS]]</s> Renamed [[{{FULLPAGENAME}}/RobSmith|RobSmith]]<sup>*</sup> (09/25/07) ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) - Inactive since May 08
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# <s>[[Conservapedia:RobS's Idiot's Grin Stratagem|RobS]]</s> Renamed [[{{FULLPAGENAME}}/RobSmith|RobSmith]]<sup>*</sup> (09/25/07) ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) - <strike>Inactive since May 08</strike> Damn, he's back, as of July 2009.
 
# SharonS<sup>*</sup> ‎(Bureaucrat, Siteadmin, Sysop) - <s>Inactive since March 09</s> Back during May 20-27 2009
 
# SharonS<sup>*</sup> ‎(Bureaucrat, Siteadmin, Sysop) - <s>Inactive since March 09</s> Back during May 20-27 2009
 
# [[Conservapedia:Sysops/TerryH|TerryH]]<sup>*</sup> ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)
 
# [[Conservapedia:Sysops/TerryH|TerryH]]<sup>*</sup> ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)

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Differences with Wikipedia
Hijacked articles
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Sysops
Timeline
CP in the media
In-depth analysis
Active users
Illustrated guide
Fun
Article Matrix
Greatest Insights
Parthian Shots

More about CP

Being a sysop or Administrator[1] at Conservapedia is not a task one should undertake lightly. Sysops on CP serve as a group of henchmen, or goon squad, run by Andrew Schlafly. As anyone who's watched more than three Bond films knows, henchmen rarely end the film unscathed. If someone attacks your boss, your job is to take the bullet. If a big boulder is rolling down a hill at the boss, shove him out of the way. Usually, henchmen wear tight-fitting red jumpsuits without undergarments, and this is how CP Sysops are typically dressed as they revert your trolling comments from their multi-screen 3D supercomputers in their glass corner offices Dells in their trailers.

Not all who have blocking power at Conservapedia are called sysops. It's quite complicated, because Schlafly has created a series of smaller "user rights" packages, including making "upload file" and "editing between 0:31 and 7:01 (EST)" special rights. But mostly what gets a non-sysop added to this list are the coveted and dreaded "blocking" rights. In fact blocking abilities are often given before uploading rights.

Theoretically, those editors who are given blocking rights but not promoted to Administrator status are expected to use their blocking powers only to protect the site from vandalism. Over time this rule has been relaxed, and some of these individuals clearly regard themselves as sysops in all but name, blocking lesser users for numerous trivial transgressions.

Conservapedia Sysops

There are currently 16 active Sysops not including EdBot. See Conservapedia:Newcomer's Guide for a more detailed guide to the major players.

These sysops are leaving rapidly!!
  1. AddisonDM *
  2. Admin - Inactive since March 07.[2] ‎(Bureaucrat, Sysop)
  3. Aschlafly* ‎(Bureaucrat, Siteadmin, Sysop)
  4. BenjaminS ‎(Sysop) - Largely inactive since December 08.
  5. BethanyS* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)
  6. Bohdan ‎(Sysop) R E T I R E D September 11, 2007 Reinstated Feb 29, 2008 [1] RENAMED: HenryS - inactive since December 08.
  7. CPWebmaster* ‎(Bureaucrat, checkuser, Siteadmin, Sysop) - Largely Inactive since February 09.
  8. CPanel ‎(Sysop) - Inactive since June 07. Undoubtedly either a sock or meatpuppet of ASchlafly.
  9. ChrisS ‎(Sysop) - Inactive since November 08.
  10. CollegeRepublican Schlafly Jr undoubtedly too busy getting laid at college to contribute to Daddy's high quality encylcopedia blog.[3]
  11. Conservative‎(Sysop)
  12. Crocoite ‎(Sysop) RENAMED: DeanS* RESIGNED IN PROTEST June 22, 2008 He's back blocking.
  13. David R ‎(Sysop) - Inactive since April 08.
  14. DuncanB
  15. EdBot
  16. Ed Poor* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)
  17. Freedom777 (Sysop) Inactive since July 08. [4]
  18. Geo.plrd* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)
  19. Joaquín Martínez ‎(Sysop)
  20. Jpatt (Siteadmin, Sysop)
  21. Karajou* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) - R E T I R E D July 2, 2007 back again July 3, 2007 "retired until further notice" September 1, 2008 back, YET AGAIN, September 4, 2008
  22. Niandra* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) (Note:23:37, 6 August 2007 Aschlafly renamed the user "Niandra" (and moved edits) to "Jallen") Since Andy calls her "Justine", her real name might be Justine Allen.
  23. Learn together* (Siteadmin, Sysop) - Inactive since January 09.
  24. RJJensen:(Sysop).
  25. RSchlafly ‎(Sysop)
  26. RobS Renamed RobSmith* (09/25/07) ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) - Inactive since May 08 Damn, he's back, as of July 2009.
  27. SharonS* ‎(Bureaucrat, Siteadmin, Sysop) - Inactive since March 09 Back during May 20-27 2009
  28. TerryH* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)
  29. TK(Siteadmin, Sysop) F I R E D 11/2007 for being RW agent, "insignificant" contribs to CP, and general douchebaggery. He's back editing CP, pushing his weight around and blocking. He probably wants his Admin job back. Back in action as of 1/1/2009
  30. Will N. ‎(Sysop) - Inactive since November 07.
  31. Ymmotrojam ‎(Sysop) - Inactive since July 08.

* Also have SiteAdmin rights to turn on/off the database.

Sysop "lite" rights

  1. Chippeterson: (Upload, Block). Master of wanted pages, and creator of myriad incoherent cut-and-pasted stub articles.
  2. Denise:M: (Block, Edit, Upload). Promoted very rapidly for biblical insights. Inactive since March 09.
  3. Foxtrot: as Bungler (upload, edit, block) - seems genuine - noncontroversial generally (although deeply homophobic)
  4. Philip J. Rayment* ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop, Block, Edit, Upload)Resigned from sysop
  5. Taj (blocking power). Largely inactive since February 09.

Ex-right holders

  1. BrianCo: a long-time editor (Block, edit, Upload), generally far too non-controversial to actually make sysop. Banned for nothing in particular.
  2. Conservapedia:Sysops/Bugler: not quite a sysop (Block, edit, Upload), but a total wazzock (almost certainly a parodist) Admitted to being a parodist.
  3. ColinR (Sysop) F I R E D May, 2007.
  4. CPAdmin1 (Siteadmin, Sysop) RETIRED AS OF 12/31/08
  5. DanH ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop) RESIGNED IN PROTEST June 19, 2008
  6. Deborah: not a sysop, but has a lot of power - almost as much power as her redirect edit count F I R E D (05-Dec-08) for "inactivity; also wrong edit to Kosher entry re: fish)"
  7. Elamdri ‎(Sysop) F I R E D for "inactivity".
  8. Fox (Sysop) F I R E D for "inactivity" (Back Again, 12/2007)F I R E D for adding liberal lulz. He's blocking again; eventually, got tired of CP's antisemites and quit on November 25, 2008. F I R E D for good on 7-Dec-08 (for inactivity). In January 2009, Teacake banhammered him with the reason "Liberal parodist", yet somehow failed to revert any of his alleged "liberal parody" edits... Fox doesn't really care though - he actually socked up when he knew he was on the way out and used plenty of deep cover IDs to insert some absolutely outrageous material into otherwise innocuous articles.
  9. HelpJazz: (Block). F I R E D for "inactivity". Disempowered by Andy in preparation for the Great Promotions of 2009.
  10. Hojimachong ‎(Sysop) F I R E D for "inactivity", actual reason was being RW janitor.
  11. JessicaT* (Siteadmin, Sysop). rights stripped for repeated edit conflicts with other administrators not kissing TK's ring.R E S I G N E D
  12. Jinxmchue: the jerk rehabilitation project's finest work! Didn't believe the surgeon general's warning that taking on TK can be hazardous for your health.
  13. RodWeathers.
  14. Sarah B ‎(Sysop) F I R E D for "inactivity".
  15. Tash (Block, Edit, Upload) F I R E D for inactivity.
  16. Tmtoulouse lasted about 45 minutes. F I R E D
  17. WesleyS (block) - Resigned March 2009.

How to be a CP Sysop

Just how do you become a sysop at CP? Like BethanyS it's by making a lot of edits, being well groomed and educating Andy Schlafly, that's how. But lets have a look in detail at those edits. I have taken some figures (16:04, 5 June 2007 EST) and broken down her contributions since 8 December 2006. This her complete edit history!

Dec 8 : 31 edits (6 articles, 1 term, 24 user/talk/images)
Jan 26: 19 edits (4 articles + 2 minor corrections to own edits, 13 user/talk/images)
Mar 9 : 4 edits (1 article, 3 terms)
Mar 16: 1 edit (1 user talk)
Mar 30: 14 edits (3 articles + 1 minor correction, 3 terms, 7 user/talk/images)
May 12: 2 edits (2 user talk)
May 14: 3 edits (3 user talk)
May 16: 8 edits (1 articles + 1 minor correction, 2 terms, 4 user/talk/images)
May 18: 3 edits (3 user talk)
May 19: 3 edits (3 user talk)
May 22 - BethanyS nominates herself for sysop
May 22: 14 edits (2 articles, 5 terms, 4 user/talk/images, 3 sysop contest)
May 23: 52 edits (9 articles + 2 minor corrections, 38 terms, 3 user/talk)
May 24: 21 edits (3 articles + 1 minor correction, 13 terms, 3 user/talk/image, 1 sysop contest)
May 25: 8 edits (3 articles + 1 minor correction, 3 terms, 1 user/talk/image)
May 26: 4 edits (2 articles, 2 terms)
May 28: 8 edits (2 articles + 1 minor correction, 3 terms, 2 debate)
May 29: 5 edits (3 articles, 1 user/talk/image, 1 sysop contest)
May 30: 4 edits (1 articles + 1 minor correction, 1 user/talk/image, 1 sysop contest)
May 31: 12 edits (1 articles + 1 minor correction, 4 terms, 5 user/talk/image, 1 sysop contest)
Jun 2: 19 edits (8 articles + 4 minor correction, 2 terms, 2 user/talk/image, 3 sysop contest)
Jun 3: 20 edits (4 articles, 7 terms, 6 user/talk/image, 2 sysop contest, 1 redirect)
Jun 4: BethanyS is a sysop!
Jun 4: 26 edits (2 articles + 1 minor correction, 1 term, 14 user/talk/image, 8 sysops contest)
Jun 5: 13 edits (2 articles, 11 user/talk/image)

So out of 289 edits:

24 User talk (11 own talk)
62 Own user page
17 Images uploaded
78 American History terms (list of links to other pages)
9 History terms (list of links to other pages)
19 Sysop contest contributions
14 Fantasy related articles (elves, dwarves, orcs, Eragon etc.)
38 Short articles
0 Vandalism reverts

And of those short articles:

Head : plagiarized from www.DidYouKnow.com (no citation)
Lemuel Haynes: plagiarized from www.whitehouse.gov (no citation)
Robert H Goddard: plagiarized from www.siarchives.si.edu (no citation)[citation needed]

Note that big sister SharonS often has to help out by improving the articles afterwards.

Criteria for sysopship include: two pieces of ID, a personal reference from a teacher, lawyer or clergyman, a notarised written personal guarantee and a sample of DNA.

Sysop Contest Timeline

Date Event
9 May 2007 Thresholds of 9700 and 10000 new articles set for next promotions
16 May 2007 Bohdan promoted
16 May 2007 Joaquin Martinez promoted
22 May 2007 Will N. promoted
24 May 2007 Threshold 10500
31 May 2007 Crocoite promoted
31 May 2007 Threshold 11000
4 June 2007 BethanyS promoted
4 June 2007 Threshold 12000
22 June 2007 DeborahB promoted
22 June 2007 Threshold 13000
4 July 2007 Fox promoted
4 July 2007 Threshold 14000 (revised 2 minutes later "because of strong growth" - why?)
4 July 2007 Threshold 15000
27 July 2007 Threshold 17000
7 September 2007 Threshold 18000
12 December 2007 Conservapedia will soon promote one or more Sysops, for the first time in months (Main page notice)
16 December 2007 Conservapedia surpasses 21000 articles (allegedly)
20 December 2007 New user CollegeRepublican promoted

Warning for Sutler TK?

Interesting changes in TK's castle... Has he perhaps received notice from Aschlafly that his power-crazed paranoia is too harmful to be allowed to continue unabated? Have they finally woken up to the fact that TK is a rude, nasty, ignorant, self-righteous shit who gets his jollies by bossing and bullying? And is actually an ignoramous when it comes to the "knowledge" side of things? We can but hope.

As of 15th Nov '08 he's back at Conservapedia. The Republicans are miserable over the humiliating election result. Republicans at Conservapedia are taking it out against each other, against vandals, against innocent users that get treated like vandals. They can't take it on the chin. TK understands social dynamics and may think he has an opportunity.

Active Conservapedia Sysops

Ultimately, it became clear that not everyone was able to maintain the level of ignorance, hypocrisy, tyranny and self-righteousness required at Conservapedia. Only a few sysops of the highest caliber have the mental fortitude to continue contributing day after day. As such, the list of currently active sysops (and those who make about 1/3rd of all the edits there) is substantially shorter. (See Conservapedia:Editors' Report Card 2007.) Currently active Sysops include:

  1. Aschlafly ‎(Bureaucrat, Siteadmin, Sysop)
  2. Conservative ‎(Sysop)
  3. Ed Poor ‎(Siteadmin, Sysop)
  4. Joaquín Martínez ‎(Sysop)
  5. Karajou
  6. TerryH

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Sysop is a post that no longer exists at Conservapedia; all former sysops are now Administrators.
  2. Appears to also be CPWebmaster
  3. CollegeRepublican, famously, was promoted to sysop before ever editing, and to date, only ever made two short edits to "breaking news". However, for some unknown reason, he/she/it is still on the "power list". Two edits. Wow, nice "meritocracy" you have on your blog, Andy!
  4. Also known as the guy who made two mainspace edits and spent the other... 550 or so edits on his Intelligent Design userpage project.