The LOST Wikia has some policies that have been proposed by the administrators and generally accepted by the members. Please read through the policies below to familiarize yourself with our common practices and rules. If you have any questions, suggestions, or complaints, please post them on the talk page.
General policies Edit
Remember that above all else, The LOST Wikia is an encyclopedia. Like the television show, it is primarily family oriented. It is a community that is solely devoted to the development of the LOST reference database; it is not a chat room or discussion forum. The talk pages are specifically for discussing the writing of articles, and nothing else.
The following are general policies concerning the overall goals and functions of the LOST Wikia:
- Blocking policy: Blocking is the means by which an administrator prevents a user account or IP address/range from editing the LOST Wikia.
- Canon Policy: Canon is defined as the bodies of work that are considered to be "genuine" or "official" within a certain fictional universe.
- Copyright Policy: A general run-down of the copyright policies which are in place at the LOST Wikia.
- Equality Policy: While the LOST Wikia recognizes and accepts the special needs of certain individuals, those individuals cannot be considered exempt from the standards of conduct that all users must abide by.
- Manual of Style: A reference guide for creating new pages on the LOST Wikia, the methods given will help ensure the site stays looking crisp, clean, and consistent.
- Neutral point of view: The LOST Wikia has a Neutral Point of View Policy similar to that of Wikipedia.
- Protection Policy: At times, certain articles will need to be protected for a variety of reasons.
- Spoilers Policy: The LOST Wikia incorporates a strict spoiler policy, be sure to read this thoroughly, to ensure you do violate it.
- Theories Policy: Every page has a Theories page attached to it, read this policy to get a better understanding about what is and what is not acceptable for posting.
- What the LOST Wikia is not: This page attempts to define what is and is not proper use of this wiki.
- Vandalism Policy: Vandalism on the LOST Wikia is defined as any edits made in a deliberate attempt to lower the quality of the wiki.