MEpedia:Moderation and blocking

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This page has been created in order to ensure that moderation and blocking rules are easy to find/see for users.

Moderation rules

The following actions may result in moderation or blocking of a user at the discretion of a majority of admins or any super-admin at any time:

  • Any persistent refusal to employ science or editorial guidelines, including but not limited to:
    • inserting demonstrably false information
    • repeatedly inserting unverifiable, unsourced information (opinion in place of facts)
    • repeated use of emotional and inflammatory language in posts
  • Removing a significant amount of content from pages, including guideline pages
  • Spamming links to external sites and/or self-promotion
  • Inserting nonsense or gibberish into pages
  • Name-calling, one-upsmanship, edit wars, and other harassing or intimidating behaviors
  • Using multiple accounts after being blocked temporarily, or in any other way attempting to circumvent the blocking process
  • Unacceptable username

Temporary and permanent blocks

A temporary block is one month.

The User may receive two temporary blocks before they are blocked permanently from ME-pedia.

BNBR is the first and most important rule

Above all, remember BNBR: be nice, be respectful. There are humans on the other end of your internet connection.

A cooperative environment is the only kind that thrives. Be good to each other.

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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