Editing policies

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This article represents the latest concensus on editing policies for the Wiki.

General Pages[edit]

These rules apply to all pages, including user pages.

  • All information must be factual, opinion, or humorous. Libel will not be tolerated.
  • No illegal information (if such can be said to exist) is allowed on the Wiki.
  • No direct-linking images from other websites. If you have an image to display, upload it. (I'm not sure if this is technically possible in MediaWiki.)

Articles[edit]

An article is any informative page. To be safe, if it is not specified separately below, assume it's an article.

  • Profanity should be kept to a minimum. It's rarely necessary to include profanity in a standard article, and it rather lowers the tone of the wiki.

Discussion Pages[edit]

These are pages beginning with 'Talk:', and are for conversation regarding the corresponding article.

  • Profanity is permitted, but the editor should be aware that it does not lend credence to his words.
  • Follow the posting guidelines in editing help.

User Pages[edit]

These are pages beginning with 'User:', and allow the editors of the Wiki to share some information about themselves.

  • You may edit your own user page. Do not edit anybody else's, unless they have violated editing policy.
    • Edit the user's talk page instead.
  • Profanity is not actively discouraged, but neither is discretion.