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General Rules

  • This page is protected so only administrators may edit this page. Any proposals for new rules will be put on this page's talk page.
    • Please follow the rules for proposing or voting for new and changing policies.
  • If you see any problems or if a user has broken these rules, please report it on this page.
  • This is not a tutorial on making alternate future article. To see them, go to this page.

Page creation

  • This is the alternate future wiki, so only articles dealing with alternate future history (ATL future history with a past history different from OTL).
  • Do not copy and paste from Wikipedia or other Wikia sites without leaving a reference.
    • The first time this happens, the user will receive a warning.
    • The second time this happens, the user will receive a one day ban.
    • The third time this happens, the user will receive a one week ban
  • If you are going to include profane language, be sure to sensor the word like this: f***. If it isn't censored, an admin will censor it.
  • Do not create articles for spam.
    • The first time you do this, you will receive a one day ban.
    • The second time you do this, you will receive a one week ban.
    • The third time you do this, you will receive a one month ban.

Editing a page

  • Do not vandalize any pages, regardless of there are open or closed.
    • If you vandalize for the first time, you will receive a one week ban.
    • If it is the second time you do this, you will receive a one month ban.
    • If it is the third time you do this, you will receive a one year ban

Open pages

  • Most open pages are not open for adoption, so you are free to edit the page, but you can't claim it as your own, so you may not rename the page.
    • Even though you are allow to make major edits open pages, this doesn't mean that you can write nonsense or vandalize the page.
  • Other open pages are open for adoption and the adoption request takes place on the page' talk page.
    • Open pages that are also open for adoption have this template under the name {{Adoption}}:
The author(s) of this article no longer wish to work on it, meaning that it's open for adoption
Feel free to make this article your own. Thank you.
  • Open pages that are not open for adoption have this template under the name {{Open to Contributors}}:
The author(s) of this timeline, are openly seeking contributions to this work.
Feel free to add to edit to your heart's content. Thank you.

Closed pages

  • However, there are pages that are closed, which means no one can make major edits to the article without the author's permission.
  • If you edit a close page even without means of vandalism, and admin will revert it.
    • You will also receive a warning if this is the first time.
    • If this is the second time, you will receive a one day ban.
    • If this is the third time, you will receive a one week ban.
  • Unless if the article is open, pages under construction are also closed.
    • Pages under construction have this template under the name {{Construction}}
Under contruction icon-red The following page is under construction.

Please do not edit or alter this article in anyway, other than stuff like spelling corrections, while this template is active. All unauthorized edits may be reverted on the admin's discretion. Propose any changes to the talk page.

  • Closed pages have this template under the name {{Closed to Contributors|people with author's permission}}
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The author(s) of this timeline are not accepting major edits to this work.
Ask the author before editing. Any unauthorized edits will be reverted. Thank you.

  • Some pages doesn't have templates to indicate that a page is open or closed, so if it doesn't have any of those templates, it will be considered closed.
    • It is recommended though that all pages have those templates.

Images

  • Images are also copyrighted.
  • Do not post porn images on this wiki.
    • If you do so for the first time, you will receive a three month ban.
    • If you do so for the second time, you will receive a one year ban.
    • If you do so for the third time, you will receive a permanent ban.

Generally this happens when pages are either blanked by the author, which means a speedy deletion by the admins or a discussion on a file or page over why it should be deleted is in the respective talk page concludes it must go.

This wiki's deletion policy info.

  • Not future alternate history.
    • Example: Future history based on real events (OTL), fantasy (ex. wizards, cryptic organisms, ghosts and other implausible, unrealistic, impossible or supernatural things), WW2 revisionist history, etc. All this is not allowed.
    • Note: Author will be a given 4 weeks to move article(s) to another wiki if he/she chooses.
  • Incredibly short and has not been worked on for some time. Say, under 3 pages and ignored for over 1 year.
  • A direct copy of an existing article either on this Wiki or another Wiki.
  • Copyright violation that is a clear a rip off of cinema film or TV show.
  • Spam.
  • It is just trolling and vandalism.
  • It is propaganda and/or an attempt to enforce an opinion onto others
  • The creating/care taking author(s)'s request(s).
    • Author can also request a quick delete of his/her work by blanking the page.
  • Broken/Unused redirect.
  • A long unused map game. Say, ignored for over 12 months.
  • The template use to mark pages nominated for deletion will have this template under the name {{Delete}}:
Delete

This page is a candidate for deletion.

If you disagree with its deletion, please explain why at Category talk:Candidates for deletion, merging and separation or improve the page and remove the {{delete}} tag.

Remember to check what links here and the page history before deleting.

Merging

Alternatively, a page may be merge if it is necessary.

  • Pages can be merged for:
    • Articles within the same timeline or subject that are short.
  • Pages in need to merge have this template under the name {{Merge}}:
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This page is a candidate for merging.

If you disagree with its merging, please explain why at Category talk:Candidates for deletion, merging and separation or improve the page and remove the {{merge}} tag.

Remember to check what links here and the page history before merging.

Separation

  • Articles that are to long or that belong in the same timelines, though the subject is almost irrelevant may be separated
  • Pages in need to separate have this template under the name {{Separate}}:

User

User pages

  • You cannot edit other people's user page.
    • It is exceptional to add relevant user boxes if the user wants to.
  • All user pages must be protected prior to the user's rights.
    • This means if the user is not an admin, the setting of protection of his or her user page must be semi-protected and open to autoconfirmed (registered) users.
      • But that doesn't mean an autoconfirmed user get to edit user pages of other autoconfirmed users.
    • And admins have their user pages protected so that only admins are open to edit the pages.
    • But the setting to move a user page is always restricted to admins.

User talk pages

  • Do not post threatening or offensive messages to other users.
  • Do not post porn links or porn.
  • Users that are not administrators are allowed to warn users.

Blocking

This rule is specifically for administrators

  • In some minor crimes, please warn the user before blocking him or her.
  • Unless if the user is causing trouble with talk pages or with email, please let the user edit talk pages and send email. If a user asks for forgiveness and means it, we can shorten the block or unblock the user.
  • Apart for what gives permanent blocks above, permanent blocks can also result if usually nuisance disturbances or minor policy violations happens uncontrollably obsessively.
  • Most importantly, DO NOT BLOCK USERS THAT HASN'T VIOLATED ANY POLICIES ABOVE. IT IS CONSIDER ABUSE OF RIGHTS AND YOU WILL BE INSTANTLY DEMOTED.

Privacy

  • For the site and Wikia privacy policy, please see Central Wikia Privacy Policy.

Blogs

Please do not come into this wiki just to cause trouble with another wiki. While this wiki is for everyone, one thing we ask is to play nice with other users here and not to annoy other wikis' users.

Creating a blog

  • Do not create a blog with the intention of offending others.

Commenting

  • Do not make offensive, rude, threatening or profane comments. Can result in permanent ban if severe enough.
  • You may spam a comment, but not excessively.

Chat

  • Please be polite to others. Do not troll.
    • The first time this happens, you will be kicked.
    • The second time this occurs, you will be banned from chat for two hours.
    • The third time this happens, you will be banned from chat for a day.
  • No bullying. Do not make fun of other people.
    • The first time this happens, you will be banned from chat for a day.
    • The second time this happens, you will be banned from chat for a week.
    • The third time this happens, you will be banned from chat for a month.
  • Do not discriminate, typing sexist, racist or other offensive comments towards a general group.
    • The first time this happens, you will be banned from chat for a week.
    • The second time this happens, you will be banned from chat for a month.
    • The third time this happens, you will be banned from chat for three months.

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Blocking

This rule is specifically for chat moderators and administrators

  • If the user is spamming a lot or at the point of trolling, please warn the user before it is appropriate to block the user.
  • Don't ban users here for what they do on other wikis or sites. We only do bans to users that has cause trouble here and only here.
  • Let the user discuss the block in order for a chat moderator or an admin to shorten the block or unblock the user.
  • Again, DO NOT BAN USERS FROM CHAT THAT HASN'T BROKE THE POLICIES ABOVE. THIS IS CONSIDER ABUSE OF RIGHTS AND YOU WILL BE INSTANTLY DEMOTED.

Inter-wiki Policy

  • What ever happens in other wikis is no regard of any administrative actions here and vice versa.
  • Don't promote this wiki on other wikis (affiliate) without them admin's permission for that wiki.
  • If you would like to promote a wiki here, you must discuss this with a lieutenant (admin) or a brass (admin and bureaucrat) first and must be relevant to this wiki.
  • If you see an abusive admin here (known as a lieutenant here) and else were, please contact a bureaucrat (known as a brass here) or if it happens here, report it here. If the admin is also a bureaucrat and see him or her not only abusively blocking users, but also abusively demoting admins, please contact Wikia.
  • Discuss any inter-wiki changes, such as importations, exportations and affiliations at the embassy

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