Wikipedia:Dispute resolution requests/DRN

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The dispute resolution noticeboard (or DRN) is for resolving content disputes. It is both a place where small content disputes can be resolved, and a gateway to other processes in the dispute resolution hierarchy. It is intended as a first stop for all disputes on Wikipedia, so if you are not sure what to do with your dispute, please post it here. The noticeboard volunteers will either help you resolve it here, or direct it to another venue if that is more appropriate. This is not a place to report editor behavior or other conduct related issues, please see the lists below for appropriate venues for conduct issues and other content-related disputes.



Dispute resolution noticeboard

Initiate a new discussion

Dispute resolution requests provides a central compilation of and an easy-access overview for Wikipedia:Dispute resolution (WP:DR), and details the various different methods used at each of the Wikipedia WP:DR requests pages

Dispute Resolution Requests (article content)

Third opinion

Noticeboards

Requests for comment

Third opinion Specialised noticeboards Requests for comment
Request an outside opinion when there is a content dispute between two users. Ask questions and request assistance from users familiar with the content policies and guidelines relevant to that notice board. Request input on a specific content issue from a broad number of uninvolved users.

Dispute resolution noticeboard

Formal mediation

Dispute resolution noticeboard Formal mediation
File a request for a moderated discussion regarding an ongoing content dispute that can't be resolved through discussion on the article talk page. Apply for formal mediation in an attempt to resolve a protracted content dispute that remains unresolved despite other attempts at dispute resolution.
Unsure which one to use? Check out our guide to dispute resolution, or ask at the talk page.


Dispute Resolution Requests (user conduct)

Sockpuppet investigations

Edit warring noticeboard

Administrators' noticeboard intervention

Sockpuppet investigations Edit warring noticeboard Administrators' noticeboard intervention
Place to file an investigation to find out whether two or more Wikipedia accounts are being abusively operated by the same person. Noticeboard for reporting users who are actively edit warring and/or have violated the three-revert rule. Request assistance from administrators and experienced users on the English Wikipedia regarding recent or ongoing misconduct by a fellow user.

Referred for comment/User

Arbitration

Referred for comment/User Arbitration and Arbitration Enforcement
Request comments from users regarding the problematic behavior of a specific editor who may have violated policies and guidelines. Apply to the Arbitration Committee for an examination and binding decision regarding a long standing issue of mis-conduct after all other avenues of dispute resolution have been exhausted. Or request enforcement against a user who you feel is acting in breach of the remedies described in a closed arbitration case.
Unsure which one to use? Check out our guide to dispute resolution, or ask at the talk page.