User:Gsmgm/Vandal Warning/Extended

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Warnings and notices[edit]

Multi-level templates[edit]

  • Level 1 – Assumes good faith. Generally includes "Welcome to Wikipedia" or some variant.
  • Level 2 – No faith assumption
  • Level 3 – Assumes bad faith; cease and desist
  • Level 4 – Assumes bad faith; strong cease and desist, last warning
  • Level 4im – Assumes bad faith; strong cease and desist, first and only warning


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Description Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 4im
Various types of nonconstructive edits
Vandalism {{subst:uw-vandalism1}} {{subst:uw-vandalism2}} {{subst:uw-vandalism3}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4im}}
Editing tests {{subst:uw-test1}} {{subst:uw-test2}} {{subst:uw-test3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Page blanking, removal of content {{subst:uw-delete1}} {{subst:uw-delete2}} {{subst:uw-delete3}} {{subst:uw-delete4}} {{subst:uw-delete4im}}
Creating malicious redirects {{subst:uw-redirect1}} {{subst:uw-redirect2}} {{subst:uw-redirect3}} {{subst:uw-redirect4}} {{subst:uw-redirect4im}}
Removal of maintenance templates {{subst:uw-tdel1}} {{subst:uw-tdel2}} {{subst:uw-tdel3}} {{subst:uw-tdel4}} {{N/A}}
Using improper humor {{subst:uw-joke1}} {{subst:uw-joke2}} {{subst:uw-joke3}} {{subst:uw-joke4}} {{subst:uw-joke4im}}
Creating inappropriate pages {{subst:uw-create1}} {{subst:uw-create2}} {{subst:uw-create3}} {{subst:uw-create4}} {{subst:uw-create4im}}
Uploading inappropriate images {{subst:uw-upload1}} {{subst:uw-upload2}} {{subst:uw-upload3}} {{subst:uw-upload4}} {{subst:uw-upload4im}}
Image-related vandalism {{subst:uw-image1}} {{subst:uw-image2}} {{subst:uw-image3}} {{subst:uw-image4}} {{subst:uw-image4im}}
Adding promotions of objects or ideologies (also spam)
Adding spam links {{subst:uw-spam1}} {{subst:uw-spam2}} {{subst:uw-spam3}} {{subst:uw-spam4}} {{subst:uw-spam4im}}
Using Wikipedia for advertising or promotion {{subst:uw-advert1}} {{subst:uw-advert2}} {{subst:uw-advert3}} {{subst:uw-advert4}} {{subst:uw-advert4im}}
Not adhering to neutral point of view {{subst:uw-npov1}} {{subst:uw-npov2}} {{subst:uw-npov3}} {{subst:uw-npov4}} {{N/A}}
Inserting factual inaccuracies and/or libel
Addition of unsourced material without proper citations {{subst:uw-unsourced1}} {{subst:uw-unsourced2}} {{subst:uw-unsourced3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Introducing deliberate factual errors {{subst:uw-error1}} {{subst:uw-error2}} {{subst:uw-error3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Adding original research, including unpublished syntheses of sourced material {{subst:uw-nor1}} {{subst:uw-nor2}} {{subst:uw-nor3}} {{subst:uw-nor4}} {{N/A}}
Adding unreferenced controversial information about living persons {{subst:uw-biog1}} {{subst:uw-biog2}} {{subst:uw-biog3}} {{subst:uw-biog4}} {{subst:Uw-biog4im}}
Defamation not specifically directed {{subst:uw-defamatory1}} {{subst:uw-defamatory2}} {{subst:uw-defamatory3}} {{subst:uw-defamatory4}} {{subst:uw-defamatory4im}}
Unaccepted practices, unilateral action against policies or guidelines
Censorship of material {{subst:uw-notcensored1}} {{subst:uw-notcensored2}} {{subst:uw-notcensored3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Formatting, date, language, etc. (Manual of Style) {{subst:uw-mos1}} {{subst:uw-mos2}} {{subst:uw-mos3}} {{subst:uw-mos4}} {{N/A}}
Page moves {{subst:uw-move1}} {{subst:uw-move2}} {{subst:uw-move3}} {{subst:uw-move4}} {{subst:uw-move4im}}
Using talk page as forum {{subst:uw-chat1}} {{subst:uw-chat2}} {{subst:uw-chat3}} {{subst:uw-chat4}} {{N/A}}
Refactoring others' talk page comments {{subst:uw-tpv1}} {{subst:uw-tpv2}} {{subst:uw-tpv3}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{afd}} templates {{subst:uw-afd1}} {{subst:uw-afd2}} {{subst:uw-afd3}} {{subst:uw-afd4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{speedy deletion}} templates {{subst:uw-speedy1}} {{subst:uw-speedy2}} {{subst:uw-speedy3}} {{subst:uw-speedy4}} {{N/A}}
Behavior towards editors and articles
Personal attack directed at a specific editor {{subst:uw-npa1}} {{subst:uw-npa2}} {{subst:uw-npa3}} {{subst:uw-npa4}} {{subst:uw-npa4im}}
Not assuming good faith {{subst:uw-agf1}} {{subst:uw-agf2}} {{subst:uw-agf3}} {{N/A}}
Ownership of articles {{subst:uw-own1}} {{subst:uw-own2}} {{subst:uw-own3}} {{N/A}}
Description Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 4im

Single-level templates[edit]

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Notices Warnings
Description Template Description Template
Creating double redirects through bad page moves {{subst:uw-2redirect}} Potentially violating the three revert rule {{subst:uw-3rr}}
Bad AIV report {{subst:uw-aiv}} Blatant vandalism {{subst:uw-bv}}
Adding signatures to article space {{subst:uw-articlesig}} Canvassing {{subst:uw-canvass}}
Creating autobiographies {{subst:uw-autobiography}} Copyright violation {{subst:uw-copyright}}
Adding incorrect categories {{subst:uw-badcat}} Linking to copyrighted works violation {{subst:uw-copyright-link}}
"Biting" newcomers {{subst:uw-bite}} Creating hoaxes {{subst:uw-hoax}}
Cut and paste moves {{subst:uw-c&pmove}} Making legal threats {{subst:uw-legal}}
Conflict of interest {{subst:uw-coi}} Long term pattern of vandalism {{subst:uw-longterm}}
Unnecessarily changing date formats {{subst:uw-date}} Usage of multiple IPs {{subst:uw-multipleIPs}}
Not using edit summary {{subst:uw-editsummary}} Personal info {{subst:uw-pinfo}}
Not communicating in English (see also specific language templates) {{subst:uw-english}} Userpage vandalism {{subst:uw-upv}}
User forgets to place a hang-on reasoning to the talk page {{subst:uw-hangon}} Using inaccurate or inappropriate edit summaries {{subst:uw-wrongsummary}}
Italicize books, films, albums, magazines, TV series, etc within articles {{subst:uw-italicize}} Improper use of warning or blocking template {{subst:uw-tempabuse}}
Unnecessarily changing between national varieties of English {{subst:uw-lang}} Username is against policy {{subst:uw-username}}
For excessive addition of redlinks or repeated blue links {{subst:uw-linking}} Userpage or subpage is against policy {{subst:uw-userpage}}
Incorrect use of minor edits check box {{subst:uw-minor}} Writing content that disparages people {{subst:attack}}
Uploading replaceable non-free images {{subst:uw-nonfree}} Affiliate marketing {{subst:uw-affiliate}}
Do not report complex abuse to AIV {{subst:uw-notaiv}}
We use consensus, not voting {{subst:uw-notvote}}
Use preview button to avoid mistakes {{subst:uw-preview}}
Recreating deleted articles {{subst:uw-repost|Article}}
Removal of the Sandbox header {{subst:uw-sandbox}}
Reverting self tests {{subst:uw-selfrevert}}

Wikipedia is not a social network (e.g., MySpace, Facebook) {{subst:uw-socialnetwork}}
Remember to subst: templates {{subst:uw-subst}}
Talk in article {{subst:uw-talkinarticle}}
Not signing posts {{subst:uw-tilde}}
Reporting of username to WP:UAA not accepted. {{subst:uw-uaa}}
Warning vandals {{subst:uw-warn}}
Removing proper sources containing dead links {{subst:uw-deadlink}}
Review spelling, etc. {{subst:uw-spellcheck}}
Rename request impossible {{subst:uw-samename}}
Patrolling newpages {{subst:uw-patrolled}}
Image use {{subst:uw-imageuse}}
Article probation {{subst:uw-probation}}
Reverting vandalism to a 'clean' version of the page {{subst:uw-revertvandalism}}
Incorrectly tagging pages for speedy deletion {{subst:uw-csd}}