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General

General rules applies to all sections below.

  1. No profanity.
  2. No advertising.
  3. Strictly no discussions pertaining to religious, racial, sexual or political issues.
  4. No inappropriate content, especially if it contains pornographic material.
  5. Strictly no information that does not relate to Despicable Me unless you are making it in your user page. Fanon stories should be uploaded at Illumination Entertainment Fanon Wiki.
  6. No spamming.
  7. Do not bring outer-wiki issues to Despicable Me Wiki.
  8. Use English language only.
  9. No threatening, bashing or harassing users.
  10. No sockpuppeting. Unless you have an acceptable reason why you should do so.
  11. Do not impersonate as other users, especially administrators. This could result in a permanent block and the user will be reported to Wikia Staff.

Article, Editing & Creating

  1. Vandalism is absolutely not allowed.
  2. No removing content to pages.
  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.
  5. No adding images that doesn't pertain to the article.
  6. No pornography/nude content. Any content that contain inappropriate material will be deleted immediately.
  7. Do not add any opinions in any articles.
  8. Make sure you use proper English, or at least make other users understand what you are trying to write.
  9. Do not use article pages as a chat page.
  10. Do not add unneeded or similar categories; do not add too much categories to an article.
  • 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.
  5. Do not add images that is not related to Despicable Me.
  6. Do not plagiarize an image that someone already added.
  • Note: Please use .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 images.
  4. No highlighting threads without any legitimate reason.
  5. No thread necromancy.
  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.

Chat

  1. No misusing of private messaging.
  2. Do not link to other chats unless it is something urgent.
  3. Absolutely no swearing.
  4. No spamming on chat.
  5. No discrimination against users.
  6. This is a kids movie based wiki, keep it G.

Templates

  1. Strictly no vandalizing templates.
  2. Only make templates that are useful for this wiki.

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 banned and will be reported to Wikia Staff.

Users with Rights

  1. No misusing or abusing power.
  2. If the user are inactive for 1 month, (s)he 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.

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
We wouldn't want to be in the Box Of Shame, now wouldn't we?
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 user,
You have been blocked permanently in Despicable Me Wiki for what you did. Thank you for joining our wiki. Goodbye!

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

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