Wikipedia:Essays in a nutshell/Consensus and discussion
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|Procedurally flawed consensus||
A procedurally flawed consensus results from editors not following a wikipedia procedure. Procedurally flawed consensus results in a re-examination of the consensus, but not necessarily its overturning
A sham consensus may not be relied on, because it violates a policy, a guideline, or an ArbCom decision.
A wrongful consensus results from violation of policy or guideline and is not reliable as a consensus.