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* Overly participating in admin areas (e.g. [[WP:ANI|the administrators' noticeboard]]) or unnecessary clerking of such areas.
* Participating in [[WP:PROJ|project]] namespace discussions from the start without other contributions including content contributions and counter-vandalism.
* Advanced knowledge of Wikipedia from the very start - hatstart—hat-collectors may thoroughly read policies and guidelines to get their wanted hats faster (note that this might also indicate [[WP:SOCK|sockpuppetry]].)
* Not showing a genuine need for rights when requesting them.
* When a request is declined with good reasoning, repeatedly asking for how to obtain the right in question.