The Carmen Sandiego Wiki documents its official site policy on this page.

Content

The Carmen Sandiego Wiki is an encyclopedia for Carmen Sandiego. This site welcomes information, facts, images, and everything that is related.

Pages

Content pages are articles that cover Carmen Sandiego.
Everything about Carmen Sandiego and is endorsed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are welcome here.
Fanon is excluded. This includes:

  • Shipping
  • Self-written stories
  • Dubious content from dubious sources

For information on how to structure an article, see Manual of Style.

Image policy

All images must conform to the following rules

  • All must have a descriptive name.
    • This means no images starting with VLC or a batch of numbers.

Social

The Carmen Sandiego Wiki welcomes social chatter and interactions. The site attracts people of all walks of life and of all ages. Thus, there are a few rules to consider when dealing with interactions.

  • Be nice to each other and maintain civility.
  • Refrain from profanity.
  • No personal attacks anywhere.

Blogs

Blogs are a nice social place for people to express themselves in the community. Normal rules fro content do not necessarily apply here. That said, blogs are great places for:

  • Fan fiction
  • Op-eds
  • Pages that post questions and so elicit responses
  • Reviews, suggestions, or recommendations.

Discussions

The discussions feature on Fandom is where community members can geek out about their favorite topic and talk about the site.

There is one rule: Anything goes.

Discord

Discord is a separate platform from the wiki. The rules here do not apply there.

Warnings

Each user who does not follow the site policies will be issued a warning. This will be an opportunity to discuss things. These warnings are meant to align the user to expected standards/behaviours on the site.

Blocking Policy

Blocking is the technical manner in which an administrator prevents a user account or IP address/range from editing the Carmen Sandiego Wiki. Blocks are preventive rather than punitive measures used to prevent damage by dealing with vandalism and enforcing Carmen Sandiego Wiki policies. A block can be lifted if the editor agrees to stop the damaging behaviour.

Grounds for blocking

  • Vandalism – Vandalism is a blatant bad-faith edit/contribution in which the intent is to disrupt the site.
  • Spam – posting unsolicited links to irrelevant sites.
  • Copyright violations.
  • Fanon in articles. They go into blogs or discussions.
  • Violation of image policy.

Deletion

A page can be deleted if it is tagged with {{Delete}}. Or tell an administrator.

Templates

With respect to templates, if you wish to edit a template, please consider consulting an administrator.

Quality

The Carmen Sandiego Wiki is a fansite dedicated as an encyclopedia. Please put your best efforts in writing. Be bold and correct errors. For most of the lesser known facts, sources would be very much appreciated!

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.