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This is a list of rules that all House Of Cards Wiki users must follow.

Note: Some adopted from Encyclopedia SpongeBobia.

Social Rules/User Policies

  1. Do not attack other users personally. This includes but is not limited to: threatening the wiki and/or user(s), name calling (including, but not limited to idiot, jerk, stupid, retard, etc.), and derogatory statements.
  2. Do not discriminate other users based on their religion, political affiliation, sexual preference, or anything else. It is strongly recommended that users do not discuss these things as these may cause distress.
  3. Swearing is allowed as long as it is not directed at another user. 
  4. Any use of profanity directly toward other users will result in a consequence.
  5. Do not correct other people's use of spelling and/or grammar on discussion pages, message walls, or the forums unless it is in regards to spelling and/or grammar use in an article.
  6. Vandalism is NEVER allowed on the House Of Cards Wiki; this includes things as removing all the content off of a page, spamming, inserting irrelevant information, etc.

Content

  1.  This is a wiki that strives to provide complete, accurate, and quality information from the House of Cards universe.
  2.  Do not use the words "We, I, you, etc." This creates confusion between users and the articles. Refer to everything in the third person.
  3. Never speculate anything - only canonical info (info obtained from the House of Cards official media) is allowed. If it is proven, add a citation. 
  4. Do not create irrelevant information, this wiki is about House Of Cards ONLY.

A person, place, or thing is relevant to House Of Cards if it has appeared in episodes, shorts, films, games, merchandise, and the like.
People, places, or things that are relevant but not sufficiently relevant enough for their own articles may be included in a list or some other related article.

Linking to non-existent articles about people, places, or things that aren't relevant will be treated the same way.

Canonically (short canon) definitive content includes all content that is defined as having relevance to merit their own articles. This includes, but is not exclusively limited to:

  • All episodes and their respective transcripts, galleries, and credit lists.
  •  All books that are considered merchandise.
  • All members of the cast and crew that have worked on the show and/or have provided their voice to portray character(s).
  •  Those designated as main characters are Frank Underwood, Claire Underwood, Douglas Stamper, and Jackie Sharp.
  •  All major and minor characters that contain a sufficient amount of information.
  •  All home video releases, including VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray.
  •  Common objects with a sufficient amount of information (i.e. Secret Service Cars.), relevant to the House of Cards universe (for example, the object has made a major appearance).

Definitive content which is not relevant to have their own articles includes but is not exclusively limited to:

  • Some very minor characters/characters with little information, such as only a single line or two.
  • Certain objects, especially those with little information, such as only a single line or two.

Again, fanon (purely fan-based info) has never been and will never be allowed on the House Of Cards Wiki.

Promotions

Anyone can be promoted at any time.

Disciplinary Board

Definitions

Minor actions are things like:

  • Violating User Policies (1st offence).
  • Not following the manual of style (there may be multiple offences).
  • Fanon (1st offence).

Major actions are things like:

  • Vandalism
  • Spam
  • Repeating minor offences
  • Discriminatory language toward a user

Guidelines on Blocking

Minor offence guidelines:

  1. Warning
  2.  Ban for 2 hours to 3 days
  3. Ban for up to two (2) weeks
  4. Ban for up to (1) one year
  5. Indefinite ban

Major offence guidelines:

  1. Ban for up to 6 months
  2. Indefinite ban 

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