In late June and early July 2020, Nayoar was given a lot of permissions with Repldex including access to the multiplayer repl and the database. He decided to purge the editors and entries as he thought Repldex was becoming "cancerous" due to anyone who wanted to becoming an editor. From this point, becoming an editor became more difficult.
For each editor, he looked at every single edit they had ever made, then decided if that editor was high-quality enough. In total, the number of editors was cut from 55 to 23.
The purged editors included:
as well as others.