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The definition of '''vandalism''' from the [[wiktionary:vandalism|Wiktionary]]:
 
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== Vandalism in wikis ==
 
== Vandalism in wikis ==
In terms of [[wiki]]s, vandalism is adding any unwanted content to or removing any wanted content from the web site. Some vandalism is done by [[bot (user)|bot]]s. '''Sneaky bot''' is a term coined by [[User:CrazyJack|CJ]] for a "fake spam cleaner". This is a user who pretends to clean spam just to fool people into thinking the spam is removed when all they are doing is make a small edit or removing a few lines of spam.
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In terms of [[wiki]]s, vandalism is adding any unwanted content to or removing any wanted content from the web site. Some vandalism is done by [[WoWWiki:Wiki bots|bots]]. '''Sneaky bot''' is a term coined by [[User:CrazyJack|CJ]] for a "fake spam cleaner". This is a user who pretends to clean spam just to fool people into thinking the spam is removed when all they are doing is make a small edit or removing a few lines of spam.
 
Generally, in [[WoWWiki]], this means adding content to this wiki which is not about or related to [[WoWWiki]], [[Warcraft]], or the [[World of Warcraft]] and ruining existing information. See the [[WW:VANDAL|definition according to policy]].
 
 
:{{icon-information}} '''Before you start reverting vandalism''': Please read [[WoWWiki:Known_vandals#About_reverting_vandalism|"About reverting vandalism"]].
 
   
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Generally, in [[WoWWiki]], this means adding content to this wiki which is not about or related to WoWWiki, [[Warcraft]], or the [[World of Warcraft]] and ruining existing information. See the [[WW:VANDAL|definition according to policy]].
   
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:{{icon-information}} '''Before you start reverting vandalism''': Please read [[WoWWiki:Known vandals#About reverting vandalism|"About reverting vandalism"]].
   
 
== Counter-vandalism IRC channel ==
 
== Counter-vandalism IRC channel ==

Latest revision as of 22:44, July 5, 2010

Vandalism

The definition of vandalism from the Wiktionary:

"Needless damage or destruction of property, usually someone else's property or common or shared property."

Vandalism in wikis Edit

In terms of wikis, vandalism is adding any unwanted content to or removing any wanted content from the web site. Some vandalism is done by bots. Sneaky bot is a term coined by CJ for a "fake spam cleaner". This is a user who pretends to clean spam just to fool people into thinking the spam is removed when all they are doing is make a small edit or removing a few lines of spam.

Generally, in WoWWiki, this means adding content to this wiki which is not about or related to WoWWiki, Warcraft, or the World of Warcraft and ruining existing information. See the definition according to policy.

Icon-information-22x22 Before you start reverting vandalism: Please read "About reverting vandalism".

Counter-vandalism IRC channel Edit

WoWWiki has a counter-vandalism IRC channel! It picks up recent changes that may be vandalism and posts them on the channel.

Join the channel at chat.freenode.net, #cvn-wikia-wowwiki!

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