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General

General rules applies to all sections below.

  1. No profanity.
  2. No advertising.
  3. No chain messaging. Permanent block if discovered.
  4. Strictly no discussions pertaining to religious, racial, sexual or political issues. Permanent block if discovered.
  5. No inappropriate content, especially if it contains pornographic material. Permanent block if discovered.
  6. Strictly no information that does not relate to Despicable Me, except if you are making it in your user page. Related Fanon stories about should be uploaded at Illumination Entertainment Fanon Wiki
  7. No spamming.
  8. Do not bring outer-wiki issues to Despicable Me Wiki, otherwise we consider you a vandal.
  9. English only, unless it must have something to do with translation like listing a character's international names or anything like that.
  10. No threatening, bashing or harassing users. If that's a personnel dispute, solve it yourselves and don't bother anyone else.
  11. No sockpuppetry. Unless you have an acceptable reason why you should do so. Because if you do, we have the right to permablock you without notice.
  12. Do not impersonate as other users, especially staff. This could result in a permanent block and the user will be reported to Wikia Staff.
  13. No trolling. We don't feed trolls, we reject them.
  14. If a you catch a vandal, report to active admins like Kanazagr. Leave a message on their wall, and they should see it.

Article, Editing & Creating

  1. Vandalism is absolutely not allowed.
  2. No removing content to pages. If you want to undo vandalism, just to to page's history and use "undo". If there's too much, then contact an admin or bureaucrat so they could solve it.
  3. Each article should have at least one citation (source). If there is no citation after 10 days the article will be deleted.
  4. Do not plagiarize. In most cases, this is illegal. As usual, give it citation. Without citation, it would be removed. Repeated offenses would be reported to Wikia Staff and the user would be permablocked.
  5. Do not add unrelated images to any article. If that happens the image(s) would be removed.
  6. No pornography/nude content. Any content that contain inappropriate material will be deleted immediately, and will result in a block.
  7. Do not add any opinions in any articles. They are fact-based. Opinions can be discussed at other places.
  8. Make sure you use proper English, or at least make other users understand what you are trying to write. Other languages are disallowed and will be blocked without notice.
  9. Do not use article pages as a chat page. Doing so will cause all involved users to be blocked.
  10. Do not add unneeded or similar categories, also do not add too much categories to an article.
  11. Edit warring is not allowed. If negotiation fails or severity is too high, admins and bureaucrats have the right to block participants.
  • Note: Users are advised to see this blog post for editing articles.

Images

  1. License your image. You can do this by using Special:Upload, and choosing the appropriate licensing.
  2. Do not add a picture on an infobox that is dark or doesn't describes the article much.
  3. If there is already an image for the infobox that best describes the subject, do not replace it unless you have a similar image with higher quality.
  4. Do not add malicious, inappropriate or duplicated images. Permanent block if discovered.
  5. Do not add images that are not related to Despicable Me.
  6. Do not plagiarize an image that someone already added.
  • Note: Try using .PNG format for images if possible, as they use lossless compression. The thumbnails have trouble displaying .JPG format images.

Forum and Message Walls

  1. Do not threaten, harass or abuse other users.
  2. No spamming.
  3. Do not send malicious links to anyone, especially links to inappropriate information and content.
  4. Never highlighting threads without any legitimate reason.
  5. No necroposting. If you see a thread like that, please request an admin or bureaucrat to close or remove it.
  6. Do not type in all caps, unless you're abbreviating something. This is generally considered as "shouting" at someone and it's also considered rude. If all-caps content were spelled too long then it's also considered shouting.

Chat

  1. No misusing nor abusing of private messaging.
  2. Do not link to other chats unless it is something urgent.
  3. Absolutely no swearing.
  4. Chain messaging is disallowed.
  5. No spamming on chat.
  6. No discrimination against users.
  7. This is a kids movie based wiki, keep it G. In other words, no adult content allowed.

Templates

  1. Strictly no vandalizing templates.
  2. Only make templates that are useful for this wiki, useless ones are subject to deletion.
  3. If you have problems with them, contact an admin.

Underage

Underage is a violation of Terms of Use of the Wikia community. If a user is revealed to be underage (below 13 years old), the user will be permanently blocked and will be reported to Wikia Staff.

Users with Rights

  1. No misusing or abusing power. If that happens, it can be reported to Wikia Staff and the user's rights would be removed or just permablocked.
  2. If the user is inactive for 1 month, they may get demoted unless it is for a good reason or if it is a hiatus.
  3. Make and keep the rules fair.
  4. Bureaucrats should only give user rights if the user meets the requirements and makes a request in the forum section. There may be special cases though.

Outcomes

First Outcome

Two Warnings

MR-1.1.0
WHAAAAAT?!

Hi there {{{1}}},
Your recent behavior is not tolerated at Despicable Me Wiki. This is your first warning. Thank you for your cooperation.
StubMinion
Gru never thinks twice about Freezing someone's head when you are messing with him.
Hi there {{{1}}},
Your recent behaviour is unacceptable in the Despicable Me Wiki. Please refrain from doing this. This is your second and last warning.

Second Outcome

You will be blocked for a certain amount of time depending on how serious it is* (1 day—1 year)

MR-1.1.0
BLOCKED!
Hi,
You have been blocked on Despicable Me Wiki for user . If you feel this was unfair, please report it here. Thank you.

You will be permanently blocked if you have ever been blocked once.

MR-1.1.0
BLOCKED!
Hi {{{1}}},
You have been blocked permanently in Despicable Me Wiki for what you did. Thank you for joining our wiki, and don't come back!

*User may also get blocked permanently on the first block.