User:BilCat/Essays/The A-T.E.A.M

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In 2002, a rogue admin unit was banned from WP by the WP Arbitration Committe for a crime they didn't commit. These editors promptly escaped from an indefinite block to the IP underground. Today, still wanted by the sysops, they survive as soldiers of misfortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help - and if you can find them - maybe you can hire... The A-T.E.A.M.

The A-T.E.A.M. (T.E.A.M. - "Troll Extermination by All Means") is a mythical unit of current and former WP editors that have grown fed up with WP's ineffective methods of dealing with persistent vandals, trolls, and wiki-stalkers. Trolls wear down good editors, and are major reason that experienced editors leaving WP in droves. The A-T.E.A.M. wears down the trolls, working beyond the system, taking the trolls' methods to them exponentially. They do what the admins are afraid to do. They don't talk nice, nor do try to reform the trolls and vandals, which they know is futile. Their motto is "DNFT is for wusses!" WP is a better place because of The A-T.E.A.M.