FANDOM


Blocking is the method by which administrators may prevent users from editing the George Lopez Wiki. Blocks are used to prevent damage or disruption, not to punish users. Blocks sometimes are used as a deterrent, to discourage whatever behavior led to the block and encourage a productive editing environment.

Any user may request a block for major incidents of vandalism or disruption. Users requesting blocks should supply credible evidence of the circumstances warranting a block. Administrators are never obliged to place a block and are free to investigate the situation themselves. Because blocks may be reviewed and appealed, it is often important that the blocking and reviewing administrators each communicate with and take care to inform the other.

Blocked users can appeal their blocks by making a statement on their talk page. Except in cases of unambiguous error, administrators should not undo other administrators' blocks without prior discussion; see below.

Reasons for Blocking

Acceptable Reasons

Accounts and address may be blocked for:

  • Persistently making personal attacks
  • Persistent vandalism
  • Persistent gross incivility
  • Persistent harassment
  • Persistent spamming
  • Edit warring or revert warring
  • Breaching the sock puppetry policy
  • Persistently violating other policies or guidelines
  • Accounts with inappropriate usernames
  • Editing for the purpose of obtaining badges

Durations for Blocking

  • Anon. vandals (inserting abuse, blanking pages etc.):
    • 1st offence = warning
    • 2nd offence = 1 week block
    • 3rd offence = 3 months block
    • Futher offence? = 1 year block
  • Registered vandals:
    • 1st offence = warning
    • 2nd offence = 2 week block
    • 3rd offence = 1 year block
    • Further offence? = infinite block
  • Problem users (personal attacks, disruption, disregarding policy):
    • Offence = warning
    • 5 warnings = 2 week block
    • 2 blocks = 3 month block
    • Further offence? = infinite block
  • Sockpuppets (multiple usernames for the same person):
    • 1st offence = variable, either long or infinite

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.