OrthodoxWiki:User guidelines

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This page is an official policy on OrthodoxWiki. It has wide acceptance among editors and is considered a standard that all users should follow. If you are part of the administration, please feel free to update this page as needed, but make sure that changes you make to this policy really do reflect OrthodoxWiki's perspective before you make them.

Everyone, Orthodox and non-Orthodox alike, is welcomed at OrthodoxWiki. We have some basic guidelines to keep everything running smoothly around here, and in order to make our approach to user matters more explicit.

User Pages

A persons user page is their opportunity to let their own voice be heard. OrthodoxWiki allows a great deal of freedom in terms of what a user may post on their user page.

Of course, we will censor any kind of pornography, blasphemy, or deception, and anything that will get us in legal trouble.

User Policies

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No Duplicate Accounts

Except in exceptional circumstances with permission from FrJohn, users are only allowed one account. If you've opened more than one, it's not a big deal. Just let us know which one you'd like to continue using and we'll block the other one. Let us know if you think you should qualify for an exemption to this rule.

Additional Notes

  • Anybody claiming to belong to an "Orthodox" church that is "independent" or not recognized by any of the other Orthodox churches who advertises their affiliation on their user page will be marked with the Independent template. We don't mean this as a personal attack or affront. It's merely a way for us to ensure that people know that these things matter to us, and that unsuspecting visitors do not get confused.