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We neglected to write down the rules. Sorry. Here they are.
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A number of "unspoken" or "unwritten" rules govern the Wiki. This policy outlines these "big no-no's" in simple text, along with appropriate punishments..
   
 
==Disruptive Text==
 
==Disruptive Text==
*Please don't use random colors when contributing to talk pages. Please use normal font and spacing. Otherwise, it disrupts text flow and hurts others' eyes.
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*Don't use random colors when contributing to talk pages. Don't disrupt text flow. Keep it black and keep it simple. Otherwise, it disrupts text flow and hurts others' eyes.
   
 
===Punishment===
 
===Punishment===
 
*A Simple Warning
 
*A Simple Warning
*Possible ban, including permanent ban, at the discretion of an Administrator
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*A Temporary Ban (Increases with repeated violations)
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*Perma-Ban merely for continuing to ignore the advice given from both Peers and Admins.
   
 
==Vandals==
 
==Vandals==
Vandalism is any addition, removal, or change of content made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of PvXWiki. Reverting vandalous edits supersedes the [[gw:GuildWiki:Only revert once|1RV rule]].
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A vandal on a wiki is much like a vandal in real life except instead of damaging physical property, he or she damages intellectual property. Normally vandalous edits made in [[gw:GW:AGF|good faith]] are not considered vandalous but should still be reverted. Reverting vandalous edits supersedes the [[gw:GuildWiki:Only revert once|1RV rule]].
   
 
===Punishment===
 
===Punishment===
*One warning, followed by a permanent block.
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*Reversion of any and all vandalous edits.
*Repeated vandalism in a short span of time, spamming multiple pages, or egregious vandalism will receive no warning.
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*First offenders get a warning on their talk page.
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*Second offense is a permanent ban for registered users or a one month ban for unregistered ones (IP addresses).
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*Vandalous edits made in [[gw:GW:AGF|good faith]] have a 2 warning policy followed by a one day ban. After that ban, any further vandalous edits made in good faith result in a permanent ban.
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*Posting spam-like advertisements to other websites results in a permanent ban. No questions asked.
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*In cases of deliberate, repeated vandalous edits made in short spans of time, the offender may be subject to an immediate block without warning. This holds especially true for unregistered users, or registered users who have made no contributions to the wiki beyond said vandalous edits.
   
 
==Sock Puppets==
 
==Sock Puppets==
A sock puppet is an additional username used to make multiple high ratings on builds. This means that builds that would normally go into worse categories stay in higher categories such as "Great" or "Good". This ruins the quality of builds on this wiki and makes users see us as untrustworthy.
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A sock puppet is an additional username used by a registered user here who already has one or more accounts. Traditionally, sock puppets are used to make multiple high ratings on builds. This means that builds that would normally go into worse categories stay in higher categories such as "Great" or "Good". This ruins the quality of builds on this wiki and makes users see us as untrustworthy.
   
 
With Real Vetting now in place, people have felt the need to push their builds into favored categories. Sadly, people have also felt it necessary to make "sock puppets". This is unacceptable and, beyond lowering the wiki's quality of builds, sock puppets undermine the entire purpose of this wiki.
 
With Real Vetting now in place, people have felt the need to push their builds into favored categories. Sadly, people have also felt it necessary to make "sock puppets". This is unacceptable and, beyond lowering the wiki's quality of builds, sock puppets undermine the entire purpose of this wiki.
   
Also note that asking others to vote undeservedly high or low on builds without testing them also falls under this rule.
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The '''only''' time multiple accounts are allowed is for a bot and such a bot must be approved by an administrator. For a basic idea on what a bot is, please see [[wiki:Wikipedia:Bot policy|Wikipedia:Bot policy]]
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Also note that asking others to vote undeservedly high or low on builds without testing them also falls under this jurisdiction.
   
 
===Punishment===
 
===Punishment===
*The sock puppet will be banned permanently.
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*The sock puppet will be banned permanently without warning.
 
*Any votes by that sock puppet will be removed.
 
*Any votes by that sock puppet will be removed.
 
*For first time offenders, a warning will be posted on their talk page.
 
*For first time offenders, a warning will be posted on their talk page.
 
*Second time offenders will be permanently banned from the wiki.
 
*Second time offenders will be permanently banned from the wiki.
   
'''Please Note:''' Exceptions to these rules exist, and while Administrators will generally follow the guidelines laid out in this policy, depending on the specific circumstances, different punishments may be warranted.
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'''Please Note:''' Exceptions to these rules may exist, and while Administrators will generally follow the guidelines laid out in this policy, depending on the specific circumstances, different punishments may be warranted.

Revision as of 02:42, September 3, 2007

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This page is an official policy on PvXwiki.

It has wide acceptance among editors and is considered a standard that all users should follow.

Shortcut:
PvX:NONO
PW:NONO

A number of "unspoken" or "unwritten" rules govern the Wiki. This policy outlines these "big no-no's" in simple text, along with appropriate punishments..

Disruptive Text

  • Don't use random colors when contributing to talk pages. Don't disrupt text flow. Keep it black and keep it simple. Otherwise, it disrupts text flow and hurts others' eyes.

Punishment

  • A Simple Warning
  • A Temporary Ban (Increases with repeated violations)
  • Perma-Ban merely for continuing to ignore the advice given from both Peers and Admins.

Vandals

A vandal on a wiki is much like a vandal in real life except instead of damaging physical property, he or she damages intellectual property. Normally vandalous edits made in good faith are not considered vandalous but should still be reverted. Reverting vandalous edits supersedes the 1RV rule.

Punishment

  • Reversion of any and all vandalous edits.
  • First offenders get a warning on their talk page.
  • Second offense is a permanent ban for registered users or a one month ban for unregistered ones (IP addresses).
  • Vandalous edits made in good faith have a 2 warning policy followed by a one day ban. After that ban, any further vandalous edits made in good faith result in a permanent ban.
  • Posting spam-like advertisements to other websites results in a permanent ban. No questions asked.
  • In cases of deliberate, repeated vandalous edits made in short spans of time, the offender may be subject to an immediate block without warning. This holds especially true for unregistered users, or registered users who have made no contributions to the wiki beyond said vandalous edits.

Sock Puppets

A sock puppet is an additional username used by a registered user here who already has one or more accounts. Traditionally, sock puppets are used to make multiple high ratings on builds. This means that builds that would normally go into worse categories stay in higher categories such as "Great" or "Good". This ruins the quality of builds on this wiki and makes users see us as untrustworthy.

With Real Vetting now in place, people have felt the need to push their builds into favored categories. Sadly, people have also felt it necessary to make "sock puppets". This is unacceptable and, beyond lowering the wiki's quality of builds, sock puppets undermine the entire purpose of this wiki.

The only time multiple accounts are allowed is for a bot and such a bot must be approved by an administrator. For a basic idea on what a bot is, please see Wikipedia:Bot policy

Also note that asking others to vote undeservedly high or low on builds without testing them also falls under this jurisdiction.

Punishment

  • The sock puppet will be banned permanently without warning.
  • Any votes by that sock puppet will be removed.
  • For first time offenders, a warning will be posted on their talk page.
  • Second time offenders will be permanently banned from the wiki.

Please Note: Exceptions to these rules may exist, and while Administrators will generally follow the guidelines laid out in this policy, depending on the specific circumstances, different punishments may be warranted.

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