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h1. There is one rule to rule them all:

Don’t be a dick1.

Beyond that, there are four rules:

  1. Do not spew FOIP (Esp. No True Names)
  2. Avoid the Drama
  3. No Physical Violence
  4. Do Not Poke Balurian revoked

Most of the XKCD rules also apply.

Sometimes the other ones do as well.

Note that there are not many hard and fast rules, beyond The One Rule, and most that there are have fluffy squiggles around them. I do not want to have to treat people like five year olds.

On people who enforce the rules.

Currently, all Ops can be kicked by Aquarion or Sal. If you believe I ( Aquarion ) am breaking Rule One, Sal has the ability to kick me. I’d prefer it if you had a quiet word with me first – I am aware that I lose my sense of humour under stress, but occasionally don’t notice.

On the rules being on a wiki

The rules are on a wiki. This has occasionally been really useful, as it means that a statement made here like Iasus‘s article on Drama can be subsumed into an official rule. However, for the purposes of avoiding people playing Silly Buggers, the “official” version of a rule is the most recent version submitted by one of the Ops (Article histories can be seen by clicking on the “X Versions” link at the bottom of any article).


1 Unless it’s funny2

2 If nobody apart from you thinks it’s funny, you’re being a dick.

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