Halopedia:Discord Server

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The Halopedia Discord Server is a Discord server that allows Halopedians to communicate with each other via live text and voice chat. A registered nickname is required to access the channel.

Joining the server[edit]

Discord-icon.png
  • Click the image to the right.
  • Follow all on-screen instructions:
    • If you are new to Discord, you will be prompted to create a username, enter an email address and a password.
    • If you are a returning user, click "accept invite".

Rules[edit]

Moderators use their discretion when applying these rules, and understanding of the rules depends on moderator conception of the rules, and particular exceptions may be granted by specific moderator approval. These rules and regulations, however, should be followed strictly by users. Any breach of these rules and regulations may lead to punishment by a moderator.

Upon accessing the server, it is expected that all users have reviewed the rules and understand the consequences for breaking them.

Nickname[edit]

Users are required to use their wiki username or a variation thereof. Anyone attempting to impersonate another will be immediately kicked and if they continue, will be subsequently banned. This rule will not apply to users without a wiki account.

Bots[edit]

The only bots allowed on the server will be those controlled or approved by administrators. Any unapproved bot on the channel will be immediately banned and depending on the circumstance, the user may be punished.

Rules[edit]

General guideline: Please be civil and courteous. Treat others in a way you'd like to be treated!
  1. Personal attacks/Harassment will not be tolerated.
    1. This means racism, homophobia, sexism, sexual harassment, and etc.
  2. Profanity is allowed, so long as it is not excessive nor directed at any user.
  3. Sexual content, such as pornography, innuendos, and etc. are not permitted at all.
  4. Roleplaying on the channel is allowed, so long as it does not become excessive and is stopped when requested.
  5. Violation of personal privacy is not permitted. This includes revealing personal information about users (e.g. real name, location, age, gender, etc) and violating confidentiality on particular issues (such as issues asked to be kept confidential by other users or administrators).
  6. Linking to external sources, such as websites, which violate the aforementioned rules, is also not permitted. Notably, publicly linking to websites such as Facebook or MySpace that violate personal privacy, is not permitted without prior consent from the user whose privacy will be violated.
    1. Posting invite links to other Discord servers is not permitted.
  7. Trolling or general irritation or disruption of other users is not permitted. This often includes, but is not limited to; excessive usage of capital letters, punctuation marks, and deliberate or in-deliberate distortions of the English language (such as "133t speak").
  8. Spamming is considered the posting of unneeded, repetitive, or meaningless links, images, comments, or anything else. Spam may take up one or more lines; it is at the discretion of the Moderator or Administrator to deem what is spam.
  9. Language - Individuals are expected to use English while talking on the channel. Any other language being used is not permitted.
  10. Controversial topics, like politics, religion, illegal activities, and etc., should not be discussed
  11. Discord =/= wiki: An individuals' actions on the wiki do not affect the individuals' rights/status in the server, and vice versa.

Moderators have a wide discretion relating to the issuing of warnings and bans which infringe on this rule. The content of messages will greatly impact on the severity of the punishment. In certain particular cases, there may be exceptions.

Consequences[edit]

Typically, the following hierarchy will apply to infringements on the above regulations (with the exception of specifically implied consequences).

  • First offense: Warning
  • Second offense: Kick
  • Third offense: One day ban

Further offenses will result in an extended ban, at the discretion of the mod administering the ban. Pending on the severity of the offense steps in the hierarchy may be skipped, or a lifetime ban might be placed.

Discord Citation Policy[edit]

If you are to source a statement from a Discord comment for an article. You need to supply two things, and get it verified by an Administrator or Patroller.

  • 1. That the person is an official person linked to the Halo Franchise in some form.
  • 2. Proof that permission is given to release said info.

If 1 or 2 are not supplied, and if we cant verify it. We are unable to source it and it will be removed.

Appealing[edit]

Users may appeal admin/mod decisions at any time. Generally appeals should follow the below steps:

  1. First off, through private message or wiki means, appeal the ban to the mod/admin in question.
  2. If you disagree with the mod/admin's decision, appeal the decision to another admin listed here.
  3. If you disagree with the decision of the neutral admin, appeal to the server contact, CIA391, who will make the final decision at his discretion or discuss with the other admins present. You may contact Spartacus by using his talk page.

If you appeal in a manner that's considered confrontational, antagonistic, uncivil, or malicious, the appeal will be ignored and additional punishment may be given.

Server Staff[edit]

The Discord server has a staff of users based upon their wiki ranks. The permissions assigned to these roles are detailed here.

  • Contact - Has access to all server settings.
  • Admin - Halopedia Administrators
  • Moderator - Moderators are selected from the Destinypedia community on an as-needed basis but will typically be patrollers.

Contact[edit]

Admins[edit]

Moderators[edit]

Roles and permissions[edit]

This table summarizes Halopedia server roles and channel permissions for each.[1][2]

Role Permissions
Contact Kick/ban, manage all server settings, send invites, all other permissions
Admin Kick/ban, send invites, manage emojis, manage messages
Moderator Kick/ban
Verified User Send and read messages.[3]
Guest Send and read messages
  1. ^ Only notable permissions are listed.
  2. ^ Full permissions list
  3. ^ Only given to users with a Halopedia account.

Channels[edit]

Name Description Channel type Permissions
View Messages Post Messages
#general_discussion For all discussions from Halo to non-Halo related discussion. Discussion @everyone @everyone
#wiki_discussion For all discussion pertaining to matters concerning the wiki. Discussion @everyone @everyone
#halo_chat For all discussion pertaining to the Halo universe. Discussion @everyone @everyone
#off_topic As per the name. Discussion @everyone @everyone
#spoilers For discussing game spoilers. Discussion/Special use @everyone @everyone
#staff Channel reserved for all private administrative matters. Special use Admins/Mods Admins/Mods
#logs Private non-disciplinary logging channel. Special use Admins/Mods Admins/Mods
#warnings Private channel logging all disciplinary actions. Special use Admins/Mods Admins/Mods
#server_info General information about the server. Informational @everyone Admins
#news_and_announcements For wiki announcements and news about the Halo franchise. Informational @everyone Admins
#bot_commands A list of commands available for the Superintendent bot. Informational @everyone Admins
#trusted_discords A list of Halo community-related Discord servers. Informational @everyone Admins


See also[edit]