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Please add every newly archived proposal to the bottom of the latest archive in the above directory, and add a new entry to the bottom of the current year's table at the bottom of this page, using this template and the color-coding explained below.
Color Outcome
red Proposal failed, no change was made.
green Proposal passed, change was made, result is currently enforced.
grey / gray Proposal passed, but change has not been made yet.
yellow Proposal passed, but is no longer enforced or applicable.
blue Proposal itself failed, but proposed changes are currently enforced.
pink Proposal cancelled by proposer.
purple Proposal cancelled by admins.
orange Proposal was classified as a "no quorum".
brown Proposal ended in a tie.

2008

#1 • Remove quote sections on articles, HyperToad (ended January 5)
#2 • Merge Super Mario Sunshine bird articles, Luigibros2 (ended January 5)
#3 • Merge Classic NES Series articles, Glitchman (ended January 11)
#4 • Regulate List of Glitches, Knife (ended January 14)
#5 • Re-add Banjo-Kazooie and Conker series coverage, HyperToad (ended January 17)
#6 • Delete Cheese article, Blitzwing (ended January 17)
#7 • Allows list articles for quotes, InfectedShroom (ended January 17)
#8 • Enforce citing sources, Cobold (ended January 22)
#9 • Reduce Super Smash Bros. series coverage, Uniju :D (ended January 22)
#10 • Merge all individual Yoshi color articles with Yoshi (species), King Boo (ended January 23)
#11 • Allow separate pages for abbreviations, Jaffffey (ended January 24)
#12 • Merge or split stage/course articles with similar or different designs, KingMario (ended January 26)
#13 • Merge Snufit with Snifit, Dazuro (ended January 26)
#14 • Add in-game character stats and descriptions to articles, Have A Rotten Day! (ended January 28)
#15 • Split Hungry Luma from Luma, Knife (ended January 29)
#16 • Remove references to sprites and models in mainspace articles, Crypt Raider (ended February 1)
#17 • Ban articles on minor subjects, HyperToad (ended February 1)
#18 • Merge Yoshi and Wario series lists into primary lists, RAP (ended February 3)
#19 • Only allow wiki admins to have op powers, Wayoshi (ended February 4)
#20 • Use latest released appearance when using infobox templates, Stumpers (ended February 7)
#21 • Merge Centurion with Palutena Army, Blitzwing (ended February 8)
#22 • Remove information stating a level's difficulty, GreenKoopa (ended February 18)
#23 • Use Main template in appearance sections, Stoober Rooben (ended February 18)
#24 • Recreate Snufit Ball article, Fly Guy 2 (ended February 19)
#25 • Split articles with multiple characters, KingMario (ended February 21)
#26 • Split Birdo (species) from Birdo, Stumpers (ended March 8)
#27 • Ban external images on userspace, Jdrowlands (ended March 8)
#28 • Create List of Crossover Species page, Pokemon DP (ended March 17)
#29 • Remove Final Smash trophy information from character articles, Garlic Man (ended March 17)
#30 • Split all individual Pokémon from Pokémon article, Super mario fan (ended March 20)
#31 • Create Bad Jokes and Other Deleted Nonsense archive system, Blitzwing (ended March 21)
#32 • Split Koopa Troopas template from Koopas template, Walkazo (ended March 21)
#33 • Remove mention of the term "Clone" in mainspace articles, Stumpers (ended March 25)
#34 • Merge all articles about real world foods into one article, HyperToad (ended March 26)
#35 • Ban use of user sub-pages for comic sign-ups, ChaosNinji (ended March 26)
#36 • Allow the same image to be used up to two times in the same article, Marcelagus (ended April 3)
#37 • Delete new badly written articles, Booster (ended April 10)
#38 • Merge all Mario Kart DS Kart articles, huntercrunch (ended April 20)
#39 • Add information on normal attacks in the Super Smash Bros. series, DarkMario (ended April 21)
#40 • Remove trivia sections, Stumpers (ended April 21)
#41 • Delete Super Mario Advance article and expand Super Mario Advance (series) article, Glitchman (ended April 21)
#42 • Merge all controller and accessory articles to corresponding game system articles, Stooben Rooben (ended April 23)
#43 • Use historical names for sections concerning older games, Cobold (ended April 25)
#44 • Allow exceptions to the "no gibberish quotes" rule, Fixitup (ended April 29)
#45 • Change the formatting of quotes in mainspace articles, Fixitup (ended April 29)
#46 • Merge all Recipe articles into one page, Toaddette 4evur (ended May 1)
#47 • Add beta elements information to game articles, Blue Koop (ended May 1)
#48 • Split all same name stage/course articles with different layouts, Booster (ended May 4)
#49 • Merge Toad (species) with Toad, Ultimatetoad (ended May 4)
#50 • Split Paper Mario (character) from Mario, Dragonson (ended May 4)
#51 • Remove speculation from relationship sections, Pokemon DP (ended May 5)
#52 • Merge all Subspace Army enemy articles to Subspace Army, Pokemon DP (ended May 8)
#53 • Make separate articles or a list page for Coconut Mall Department Stores, Tiptup Jr. (ended May 9)
#54 • Merge all Super Mario Galaxy board articles to Boards (Super Mario Galaxy), Snack (ended May 12)
#55 • Create world articles for Super Mario Bros.:The Lost Levels Worlds, Glitchman (ended May 13)
#56 • Expand coverage to include information about the series of Super Smash Bros. characters, HyperToad (ended May 14)
#57 • Split Para-Beetle from Parabuzzy, InfectedShroom (ended May 15)
#58 • Change Trouble Center system, Goldguy (ended May 16)
#59 • Add link on sidebar to #mwikionline chatroom, WarioLoaf (ended May 17)
#60 • Use North American name only in Mario Kart vehicle articles, Cobold (ended May 18)
#61 • Create a separate page for Badges with no information, Super-Yoshi (ended May 19)
#62 • Create a separate page for Super Smash Bros. series costumes, huntercrunch (ended May 19)
#63 • Only use American spelling in mainspace articles, Garlic Man (ended May 19)
#64 • Merge Super Mushroom to Mushroom, Arend (ended May 23)
#65 • Allow votes to be removed in the Featured Article voting system, Stumpers (ended May 26)
#66 • Remove images with site logos, ForeverDaisy09 (ended May 27)
#67 • Only allow oppose votes to be removed in the Featured Article voting system, InfectedShroom (ended June 5)
#68 • Allow humorous image captions, Pokemon DP (ended June 5)
#69 • Remove references to character last names from Super Mario Bros. film, Clay Mario (ended June 14)
#70 • Merge Brown Yoshi to Orange Yoshi, Stumpers (ended June 18)
#71 • Expand coverage to briefly describe information from the Sonic series, MegaMario9910 (ended June 19)
#72 • Merge all articles about forms, Ultimatetoad (ended June 19)
#73 • Prevent information loss when merging recipe articles, Soler (ended June 20)
#74 • Only classify living creatures as species, Goomb-omb (ended June 27)
#75 • Establish one universal writing tense in mainspace articles, Dom (ended June 27)
#76 • Split Star Rod in the Super Smash Bros. series from the Star Rod in Paper Mario, Stumpers (ended June 30)
#77 • Set a new notability standard for articles nominated in the Featured Articles system, Stumpers (ended June 30)
#78 • Allow cameo appearances to be covered in character articles, Ultimatetoad (ended July 1)
#79 • Merge all articles about Mario's clothing, huntercrunch (ended July 3)
#80 • Change Fire and Ice templates, Walkazo (ended July 9)
#81 • Merge all Final Smash information to Final Smash article or reduce information on Final Smash article, Dom (ended July 13)
#82 • Merge all information from Luigi's quest in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door to one article, Dryest bowser (ended July 17)
#83 • Merge all articles about Merlon in the Paper Mario series to one article, StarYoshi1 (ended July 21)
#84 • Change maximum signature image height to 35 pixels, Pikax (ended July 22)
#85 • Allow multiple infobox templates for courses with multiple appearances in the Mario Kart series, Mario Gamer (ended July 22)
#86 • Create articles for Raikou and Suicune or delete Entei article, MegaMario9910 (ended July 27)
#87 • Merge Gale Boomerang to Boomerang and Fire Bow to Bow, huntercrunch (ended July 31)
#88 • Split Grandma Toadstool in Super Mario RPG from Grandma Toadstool in The SMB Super Show!, Stumpers (ended August 7)
#89 • Allow articles about people to have detailed biographies, Tucayo (ended August 7)
#90 • Add locations of Catch Cards to List of Catch Cards, Stooben Rooben (ended August 14)
#91 • Merge all generic enemies from Adventure Mode in Super Smash Bros. Melee to one article, Garlic Man (ended August 14)
#92 • Add locations of trophies in the SSBB to "Trophy Descriptions (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)", Luigi001 (ended August 15)
#93 • Delete or merge articles about minor characters in the Super Smash Bros. series, Garlic Man (ended August 20)
#94 • Choose between Alien template or Cosmic Species template, Walkazo (ended August 23)
#95 • Merge Challenge Mode Cutscenes (Mario Super Sluggers) to Mario Super Sluggers, Luigi001 (ended August 28)
#96 • Move Rosalina to Princess Rosalina, Arend (ended August 28)
#97 • Allow fan-based content on Super Mario Western Show, Crystal Batamon (ended September 3)
#98 • Use text or flag images for regional release dates in infobox templates, Cobold (ended September 6)
#99 • Merge Mr. L to Luigi, tanokkitails (ended September 7)
#100 • Merge Palkia, Dialga, and Cresselia to Pokémon, Palkia47 (ended September 10)
#101 • Change Proposals voting system with voting software, KingYoshi64 (ended September 12)
#102 • Merge all articles about locations in the Waffle Kingdom to one article, Crystal Batamon (ended September 19)
#103 • Change Super Mario Wiki site logo and background, Wayoshi (ended September 26)
#104 • Merge all special moves in the Super Smash Bros. series to their respective character articles, Stumpers (ended October 2)
#105 • Merge all New Super Mario Bros. level articles to world articles, Stooben Rooben (ended October 4)
#106 • Remove Trouble Center system, Wayoshi (ended October 11)
#107 • Merge Bellhop Goomba to Goomba, Iggykoopa (ended October 11)
#108 • Split Pumpkin Goomba from Goomba, Iggykoopa (ended October 12)
#109 • Split Goomba (Super Mario World) from Goomba, Yoshikart (ended October 15)
#110 • Regulate new userbox additions to MarioWiki:Userbox, Phailure (ended October 15)
#111 • Combine siblings on Siblings template, Shrikeswind (ended October 18)
#112 • Merge L Block to M Block, Pink Boozooka (ended October 23)
#113 • Split Mame Block and Bagubagutchi from Mametchi, BeeBop! (ended October 24)
#114 • Change Sightings term to References, Stumpers (ended October 27)
#115 • Merge all minor items in the Paper Mario series to one article, Gyroid X (ended October 29)
#116 • Merge all articles about software rating companies to one article, Dark Lakitu 789 (ended October 29)
#117 • Change article organization standard, Stumpers (ended November 3)
#118 • Add Featured Lists to Featured Articles System, Super-Yoshi (ended November 4)
#119 • Split all Kirby forms from Kirby, Storm Warrior (ended November 8)
#120 • Allow Youtube Poop content in mainspace, Moleman9000 (ended November 9)
#121 • Add a calendar system to the main page, Paper Jorge (ended November 10)
#122 • Merge Captain Rainbow to Video game references, Nerdy Guy (ended November 13)
#123 • Link to Pipe Plaza from the sidebar, Tucayo (ended November 13)
#124 • Merge all Crystal Star articles to Crystal Stars, Crystal Batamon (ended November 16)
#125 • Split Superstar into Superstar (MP) and Superstar (YI), Pink Boozooka (ended November 18)
#126 • Ban use of cheat websites as references, Stooben Rooben (ended November 20)
#127 • Create a User Page of the Month system, Tucayo (ended November 27)
#128 • Split Mario and Luigi's Parents into two separate articles, Stumpers (ended December 1)
#129 • Merge 3-in-1 Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt/World Class Track Meet to Super Mario Bros., Nerdy Guy (ended December 5)
#130 • Move Count Bleck to Blumiere and Tippi to Timpani, Tucayo (ended December 9)
#131 • Split Capsule into Orb and Capsule (SSB), Arend (ended December 11)
#132 • Split "Super Mario Snow White", "Momotaro" and "Issunboshi" from "Super Mario Amada Series", Stumpers (ended December 12)
#133 • Split Adventure Mode Enemies (SSBM) and Subspace Army into individual articles, Son of Suns (ended December 13)
#134 • Discontinue The 'Shroom and protect all related pages, Wayoshi (ended December 14)
#135 • Create a page detailing cameos from the Mario series in all media, Luigibros2 (ended December 23)
#136 • Merge Wolfen to Arwing, Jaffffey (ended December 23)
#137 • Ban signatures that are distracting, Leirin (ended December 24)
#138 • Make major update to the Importance Policy, Son of Suns (ended December 30)