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I just deployed privilege wikis to meta see:

This is in response to the ever so popular, you have gained a power request.


Temporarily we are allowing all users on meta with more than 2000 reputation to edit the wikis, we will then use these wikis as the global default wikis for all sites.

Generally we would like all the wikis to be approachable and clear, they should cover everything a user who hits the threshold should know. A screen shot or two may work in some cases.

500 hundred arbitrary meta points go to the most awesome contribution

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Hmm - I thought it was going to be about disability. Can you change "abilities" to "superpowers"? – Andrew Grimm Oct 1 '10 at 2:56
I assume since this is pre-production that the base page rep values are hard-coded...? I.e., comments says 50 here, but 1 here. – Jon Seigel Oct 1 '10 at 3:02
Well, as a starting point, maybe copy and paste the relevant FAQ entries into each of those wikis? – Yi Jiang Oct 1 '10 at 3:24
There. I added a few. – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Oct 1 '10 at 3:42
@Jon, cache issue, its fixed now. – waffles Oct 1 '10 at 7:17
added on comment posting, tried to explain @username'ing. Also added a "please don't confuse answers with comments and new questions" to posting – Tobias Kienzler Oct 1 '10 at 11:03
bug report: ability to post links and images is shown as "new user" at the "other abilities" link list – Tobias Kienzler Oct 4 '10 at 9:04
500 hundred arbitrary meta points? Your bounty is about 49,500 rep shy. ;P – Mark Rushakoff Oct 4 '10 at 10:57
I just had to write you need to wait 48 hours to place a bounty and then you post this? HAX!! – badp Oct 5 '10 at 10:27
@radp well thanks to Jarrod, you can see in the history that I did not cheat ... :) – waffles Oct 6 '10 at 7:15
Is it me or the privs wiki are locked now? – badp Oct 8 '10 at 9:20
@radp, just unlocked it again – waffles Oct 8 '10 at 10:22
@waffles: I'm guessing you're needing ever more help? – Earlz Feb 11 '11 at 6:39
@Earlz ... yeah any more help would be ... hmmm ... helpful :) – waffles Feb 11 '11 at 7:06
Temporarily for two years now.. :) – Shadow Wizard Oct 30 '12 at 12:11

I think the word "abilities" does not convey the intended meaning. I would change it to "privileges".

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renamed to privileges – waffles Oct 6 '10 at 2:37
@waffles: I think my contribution was the most awesome don't you think? :) – Andreas Bonini Oct 8 '10 at 1:25

In addition to the one Peter pointed out, I think several things are missing:

  • 200 - Get 100 rep on associated accounts.
  • 15 - Participate in per-site metas (see Super User's abilities page).
  • 20 - Talk in chat.
  • 100 - Create chatrooms.
  • 1000 - Create restricted chatrooms.
  • 2000 - Suggest tag synonyms.
  • 1000 - Vote on tag synonyms.
  • 2000 - Edit tag wikis, assuming you have enough upvotes.
  • 2000 - Website link in profile not nofollowed.
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Related (please contribute :)) – badp Oct 5 '10 at 10:26
Added most of these ... I may have missed the nofollow – waffles Oct 6 '10 at 2:38
bounty given cause the missing privs were really important and you did a fair bit of wiki editing, thanks :) – waffles Oct 10 '10 at 11:35

I think is missing an entry:

10       Mark own posts as community wiki


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+1, this would also be the perfect place to link to the CW faq – Tobias Kienzler Oct 5 '10 at 7:24
edited, the ability kicks in in 10 btw .. not 15 – waffles Oct 6 '10 at 2:38
@waffles: thank you very much for the correction. I have updated this post and the other places. – Peter Mortensen Oct 6 '10 at 9:21

Include information on the number of votes available each day for things like closing, flagging, etc.

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At the bottom of the list is an entry for "Comment on other's posts." It should read "Comment on others' posts" (the posts belong to others, they do not belong to someone named Other). I'd edit it myself, but the titles aren't community-editable.

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it's now "comment everywhere" – Jeff Atwood Oct 7 '10 at 22:04
Sorry, gave the bounty to Simon, your were runner up if it makes you feel any better :( – waffles Oct 10 '10 at 11:34
@waffles, it does not. I will never forgive you for as long as I live. – Pops Oct 10 '10 at 16:39
@waffles, aw, shucks, I can't stay mad at you. We're cool. – Pops Oct 10 '10 at 16:39

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