Wikipedia:Haiku about Wikipedia policy
It is not anything else,
Please stay in meter.
- 1 Notability
- 2 Usernames
- 3 Copyright violations
- 4 No personal attacks
- 5 Attribution
- 6 Neutral point of view
- 7 No original research
- 8 What Wikipedia is not
- 9 Wikipedia is not a crystal ball
- 10 Wikipedia is not a travel guide
- 11 Speedy deletion
- 12 Three-revert rule
- 13 Ignore all rules
- 14 Ownership
- 15 Consensus
- 16 Sock puppetry
- 17 Biographies of living persons
- 18 Wikipedia is an encyclopedia
- 19 Don't be a jerk
- 20 List of Bad Article Ideas
- 21 Vandalism
- 22 Copyrights
- 23 Wikipedia:Request for Adminship
- 24 Countering systemic bias
- 25 AFD
- 26 WP:MISSING
- 27 See also
If only one source Can be found for your subject No article here.
Notability Do not write about yourself Deletion is near
Although it exists Check to see it's notable Or page disappears
In your username May be no reference to An obscenity
Choose your name wisely It will stay with your edits Bad names go bye-bye
Be careful, newbie Decide your fate your name will Change it you can, hrm?
Content pages that Violate a copyright Will be deleted
No copy and paste Google is not a good source Tempting it may be
Taken from elsewhere This ten-page article dies Very easily
If you say mean things to others on or off site you may be blocked fast.
Calling me a jerk May seem like a lot of fun Indefinite block!
Write your article With reliable sources That have been published.
Articles must not Favor any one viewpoint They must be neutral.
Facts in articles You must attribute elsewhere Not your own research.
These unsourced beliefs like blossoms of cherry trees will be swept away.
These unsourced beliefs like blossoms of cherry trees Which were not planted yet.
Wikipedia: 'Net encyclopedia And not something else.
Do not speculate If it hasn't happened yet. State facts, cite sources.
Wikipedia Cannot be a travel guide That's Wikivoyage
Some articles may Be deleted speedily If nonsense or ads.
Complete gibberish Will be deleted on sight, Do not even try
Why are you famous? If you cannot tell us soon Article goes "bye!"
The Samurai moves Very fast to cut the Bad So must some Admins
No less than the leaves Does every page of CSD Expound the Dharma.
Revert once or twice Or even a third time, but Beware of the fourth
Ignore all the rules Only if they do not work; This is very rare.
As spiders spin webs, So are the rules around here. Be Bold. You're Allowed.
Sometimes one must just Ignore all the rules so that One can end a sentence.
Ignoring the Rules Serves all users here best, When Articles Strengthened
Even IAR Has guidelines to be followed Free reign it is not.
All that you write here Is editable by all And not you alone
As the Earth outlives So must Wikipedia That page is not yours.
Express your own view But once we reach consensus Agree to abide
In serenity Everyone stops arguing. That is consensus.
Sun comes after rain, And all have stopped arguing. This is consensus.
To yourself be true So avoid playing with socks Or even with meat
Source, and be neutral Always, but especially About the living
careful, the living are jealous of articles so source - OH NOES! "BRAINS!"
Wikipedia An Encyclopedia It is that simple
Being a real jerk Will probably get you banned You can't lawyer this
Articles about Your cute pet, your band, or you: Very bad ideas
Countless bathroom walls For you to scribble upon - Except for this one
All text is licensed Under the GFDL, Free as in freedom
No Front-Cover Texts No Invariant Sections No Back-Cover Texts
Creative Commons Attribute and Share-alike is also offered
!voting up, or down¡ candidate suffers great stress from silly questions
RfA causes People to freak out about silly little things.
RfB? Drama. If you so much as sneeze wrong, good-bye supporters.
Haiku (はいく) has three Syllables in Japanese But two in English.
Summer AFD the sole remnant of many editors' hard work.
The summer grasses. I edit my user page One last time - really.