The Pocket Planes Wikia chat is a way for Wikia users to connect with each other in a relaxed, fun, and dynamic environment. These rules are in place to ensure that the chat room maintains a hospitable environment for all Wikia users to enjoy and feel welcome in.
Users should not enforce the Chat Policies unless they are a Wikia Staff member
When you use the chat, you agree NOT to:
- Harass any other members of the wikia; resulting in a 1 day ban from chat.
- Post links with explicit sexual, violent, or otherwise offensive content; resulting in a 1 week ban from chat.
- Impersonate any other person. This includes making multiple accounts; resulting in a 6 month ban from chat.
- Post any personal information about yourself or anyone else; resulting in a 3 day ban from chat.
- Ask for personal information (address, password, etc.) from another user; resulting in a 3 day ban from chat.
- Excessively type in capital letters. It is considered "yelling" in chat, and overuse is regarded as rude; resulting in a 2 hour ban from chat.
- Writing one or two words in all capital letters for emphasis is acceptable;
- Typing entire sentences and paragraphs is excessive use of capital letters.
- Use "swear words" or vulgar words; resulting in a 2 hour ban.
- Some words may be considered "swear" or vulgar by some, but not by others. It is the discretion of the Chat Moderator or Administrator if a word is being used in an offensive manner.
- Post an excessive number of emoticons, pictures, emojis, or gifs into chat. Chat is for CHAT; resulting in a 2 hour ban from chat.
- Using emoticons, pictures, or emojis in chat more than once per sentence or statement is considered excessive.
- Spam. Anything. At all; resulting in a 2 hour ban from chat.
- A definition of spam can be found here.
- Post or spam malicious or inappropriate/vulgar external links; resulting in a 1 week ban from chat.
- This includes excessive links to Wikia blogs.
- Role play in chat; resulting in a 1 day ban from chat.
- Using everyday actions such as shrugging or waving is not role playing.
- It becomes role playing when it becomes fictitious or a different persona is being spoken through.
- Try to enforce the Chat Policies without Chat Moderator status; resulting in a 2 hour ban from chat or until the matter is resolved.
- Failure to heed will result in a temporary chat-ban (2 hours or until matter resolved) until the issue is resolved; multiple offenses will result in longer bans from chat
- All listed bans are for first offenses. If a rule(s) are disobeyed multiple times by a user, longer bans will be given.
Pocket Planes Chat is meant to help people find answers for questions and discuss topics pertaining to Pocket Planes. While talking about other topics is okay,as long as they adhere to the rules and policies of the wiki, topics not pertaining to Pocket Planes must be put on hold if Pocket Planes topics arise. This is includes, but is not limited to, television shows, movies, other video games, and music.
- Users should use common sense and respect each other. If a user wants to be treated well they should treat others well in return.
- The Wikia chat system allows for users to "private message" with each other, which is hard for the Wikia Staff to moderate. The same rules outlined above for Main Chat apply in Private Messaging.
- Pocket Planes Wikia Staff retain the right to ban a user from chat and/or from editing the Wikia itself (including posting comments) if the user does not conform to the policies outlined above. The chat moderator/Admin who issues the ban shall follow the ban time listed next to the offences. The ban time next to the rule will be set, but will be discussed by the Adminastrative Team here at the wiki. Longer or shorter ban times can be issued if staff decides that it is a less/more serious matter.
If you need to contact Wikia Staff about Chat issues or problems with other users in Chat please go to this page for more information: Contacting Pocket Planes Wiki Staff