Who are the WikiReviewers?
The WikiReviewers is a mixed group of supervisors and other site members. They are dedicated to improving the quality of the site. The WikiReviewers focus on grammar, spelling, balancing answers, and researching some of the more difficult answers.
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The WikiReviewers is a quality control group here on WikiAnswers. We accept regular users and supervisors alike. The group's main goal is to improve the quality of the site's content. The WikiReviewers improve questions and answers on the site. Some answers are full of useful information, but can us…e a little help with spelling or grammar. Other answers have been added to so many times, they could use a little pulling together. Then there are the old unanswered questions that have fallen in the cracks. They are pulled out, dusted off, and given the full treatment. The WikiReviewers is divided into subgroups. This list will also tell more about what the group does. Literary Editors - The Literary Editors' main job is finding and confirming plagiarism. They will then add resources or do rewrites. Copy Editors - The copy editors work on spelling and grammar across the site. They clarify answers, and balance out one-sided or skewed statements. Archive Researchers - Archive researchers tackle questions that have sat unanswered for long periods of time. Some of these will be more difficult questions, and will need some looking up. They may recommend some of the more interesting selections for the featured questions list. Editors at Large - Editors at Large scan the site for problem areas and potential projects. They also do a little bit of each of the jobs from the other groups, without specializing in one. The team is looking for registered users in good standing to work on a variety of editing projects. The team members should have solid skills in writing, spelling, and grammar, and there is a short application quiz. Due to COPPA laws, we can only accept users age 13 and over at this time. You also will need to have 20 quality answers in your history. If you are interested in joining the team, please fill out the WikiReviewers New Member Application at the related link below. (MORE)
See the related link below for a map to the badges and what they are for.
First you must be at least thirteen years of age. This is not because we believe anyone under thirteen is less talented or is unwelcome. It is due to a set of laws called COPPA. In order to comply with these laws, we have to abide by this guideline. You do not need to be a supervisor to join the …WikiReviewers, although supervisors are also welcome. Next, you need to be strong in English spelling and writing skills. This is a quality control group. There is a good deal of editing involved in the assignments. Each member takes a quiz before joining the group. You must have an e-mail address, or other means of receiving a private message, in order to be sent the log in and password to the quiz. You need to be in good standing with the site. Just because you have received a warning in the past does not necessarily mean that you cannot join. If it has been a while, and it seems that the source of you warning is no longer an issue, then we may be able to look past it. These situations will be reviewed on a case by case situation. If you meet each of these guidelines, please fill out the application at the link below. (MORE)
A Copy Assistant, in the WikiReviewers program, is a user on the site that would like to brush up on their spelling and grammar skills. They do smaller tasks, such as spelling replacement. Although they are smaller tasks, they are still a big help to the site. It is not required that you take the te…st to get into the Copy Assistants, but the project types are more limited. (MORE)
You must pass the quiz to get into a main WikiReviewers division. However, if you do not pass, you are not just turned away. There is a sub group called the Copy Assistants, which does not require a test. The Copy Assistants take on different types of projects. They still do a lot to contribute and …improve the quality of the site. If a Copy Assistant has taken on projects for a few months, and feels they are ready, they qualify to retake the test. (MORE)
You can email the group at WikiReviewers @ WikiAnswers.com (spaces removed). The Managing Editor will be in touch with you. If you do not have an email, you may also message the Managing Editor on their message board. See the related link below.
Having a warning does not always keep a site member from getting into the WikiReviewers. It depends on what the warning was for, how recent it was, and if the member seems to have changed the behavior. Each request will be evaluated individually.
We know that there are plenty of people out there that are much younger, and totally kick butt at spelling, grammar, and writing. It is not that we do not recognize the skills of younger individuals, or that we don't want them around. However, there is a set of laws called COPPA that we do have to a…bide by. COPPA is set up for the privacy and protection of younger internet users. Sometimes they make things difficult, but they really are a good thing. (MORE)
No, anyone that meets the requirements may join the WikiReviewers. These requirements are: . Must be at least 13 years of age . Pass a basic spelling/grammar/writing test . Be in good standing with the site . Have at least 20 quality answers in your history Quality answers do not includ…e those answered with one or two words such as yes, no, your mom, or duh. This means answers that are written in complete sentences, with correct spelling and grammar. (MORE)
The WikiReviewers is a quality control group. They specialize in correcting spelling, grammar, and writing. We have to make sure that the members can correctly handle any assignment that we send their way.
No, they don't. They fix bad spelling when they come across it, but they don't warn or block people who make spelling mistakes.
Yes. The main groups that do this are the Copy Editors and Copy Assistants. The Copy Editors go around the site correcting spelling and grammar. They also make answers more clear whenever they need to be. The Copy Assistants do the same thing as the Copy Editors but they don't make answers more… clear. (MORE)
The actual number fluctuates daily. We keep an up to date list of the WikiReviewers members in the Community Forum. You can see this list by clicking the related link below.
You shud join da wikirevewers bcuz it relly bugz u 2 see things tha R wrong all over da place. u juss wanna fix it and stuff like all da time. u knowz dat 2 much txting makes u a bad speeler. Correction: You should should join the WikiReviewers, because you prefer to see content with correct spel…ling and grammar. You often find yourself fixing the errors that you find, and would like to find a more organized approach to doing so. (MORE)
The WikiReviewers test is a mix of multiple choice and written answers. It is a tool used to measure spelling, grammar, and writing skills. There are questions asking which word is spelled correctly, and questions asking for an answer to be written to give a more neutral view point. Even if you d…o not totally know the answer to a written question, using proper spelling, grammar, and sentence structure will still gain you points. Example: Answer 1: IDK or i don't know (0 points!) Answer 2: I do not know, but I believe that this is something I could learn if shown. (4 points) (MORE)
There was a bug affecting all of the categories in the beginning of March 2010. It was fixed shortly after being reported. If you are still having an issue, please contact a site supervisor who can further assist you.
It really depends on how busy it has been. The leader of theWikiReviewers program, Robin, will try to get back to people withina couple of days, but sometimes it takes a little longer. She willget to all applications and tests, but if it is taking a while,feel free to message or email her. She will …be more than happy tolet you know where things are. (MORE)
Robin and WikiReviewers are the only managing editor; it is not asubgroup that you can choose to be in.
The Archive Researchers are the people who focus on answering questions that have been ignored for a long period of time. Sometimes these questions are a little difficult to answer and will require some research. The Archive Researchers are a big help to this site. Look under the related links for m…ore information on the WikiReviewers program and how to join. (MORE)
Yes you do. Once you're ready email or message Myrab51, who is the Managing Editor and she will get you set up.
After filling out the application to be a WikiReviewer, the log in for the test will be sent to the email you provided within a few days.
The leader and coordinator for the WikiReviewers is Robin, but ifyou would like to join the team you can send an email toWikiReviewers@wikianswers.com or contact her on her message board.
Your first name and age are asked for our records only, but they are needed. You will also need to provide a valid email address to send your test log in to. If you do not want your name revealed or used on the site, just let it be known on your application. That will not be a problem.
The Trendsetters follow current events, and keep an eye open for what topics are trending both on and off the site. Trendsetters give extra attention to trending questions and answers, including the hot topics area, upcoming holidays, and other newsworthy events. Members of the Trendsetters are sele…cted from established members of the WikiReviewers group who have an interest in following current events, by invitation only. (MORE)
How long does it take to apply for a WikiAnswers online job WikiReviewers WIT and WikiAnswers Outreach?
These programs are not actually jobs. They are groups that give you projects to focus on while on the site. The length of time it takes to process your application depends on the group and how busy it is. If you have not heard back from the group coordinator within a week, it doesn't hurt to send th…em a message or email to make sure they received your application. (MORE)
The role of the Managing Editor on the WikiReviewers Program is to co-ordinate all activities related to the program. You cannot apply to become a WikiReviewers managing Editor. The only WikiReviewers Managing Director is Myrab51 and the WikiReviewers themselves.
It varies. If you do not receive a reply by 1 week, you should send a message back asking about your results.
Why do you have to be at least 15 to become a Supervisor and only 13 to be a Copy Assistant or be on the WikiReviewers program?
To be a supervisor, you will be interacting with many more people. You will need to warn or block people from time to time, and the site feels you need a little more life experience before being given the tools to do this. The WikiReviewers does not really have tasks that involve your interaction… with others. It is just editing straight to the site. However, in order to comply with certain federal regulations, we must require the users to be at least 13 years of age. (MORE)
Can you join the WikiReviewers Program if you are under 13 years old but live in a country other than the US?
You can't join if your under 13 you shouldn't even be on wiki answers if your under 13.
If you think you qualify for a WikiReviewer division other than theone you are in, you can contact the program coordinator for reviewto be transferred to another division. However, Editors at Largemay perform any missions for any division of the program.
The WikiReviewers were created by Zanbabe and Myrab51.The idea was originally thought up by Zanbabe, and she brought in Myrab51 to organize it into a group.
WikiReviewers are dedicated to increasing the quality of Q&As. Members clarify questions, correct spelling and grammar, balance answers, and do other tasks to make WikiAnswers an even better place to ask and answer questions. There are several divisions: Literary Editors, Copy Editors, Archive Resea…rchers, Editors at Large, and Trendsetters. Learn more about the WikiReviewers Program. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/../static/community_members.html#ixzz1SdlnPCLN . (MORE)
No, you may only sign up for one group. If you want to do a variety of different types of assignments, you can join the Editors at Large. They do not specialize in one type of assignment.
Being an Archive Researcher does not change your "powers." They focus on helping out with flags for not enough information, as well as research and answer the oldest unanswered questions on the site.
Fill out the WikiReviewers application, and then you will becontacted by the program coordinator who is Robin.