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|<div class="roundtop" style="background: #000000; border:2px solid #00B2EE; padding:18px; font-family:Nunito; border-radius:10px; color:white;"><center><font size="10" color="#00B2EE">Voting Policy</font><br /><br />'''All rules listed on the [[Steven Universe Wiki:Rules and Regulations|Rules and Regulations]] also apply to voting threads.'''</center>
 
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==='''All voting board threads must...'''===
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==='''In order for your voting thread to be valid, it must...'''===
*Comply to [[Steven Universe Wiki:Regulations]].
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*Be a proposal to change something about the Steven Universe Wiki.
*Be a proposal to change something wiki related.
 
 
*Be a <u>non</u>-poll vote and contain:
 
*Be a <u>non</u>-poll vote and contain:
 
**General information about the subject and/or why it's being created.
 
**General information about the subject and/or why it's being created.
**Your own standing on the vote (whether you support or oppose).
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**The original poster's standing on the vote in the opening reply.
 
**What the users will be voting for when using the {{Support}} or {{Oppose}} templates.
 
**What the users will be voting for when using the {{Support}} or {{Oppose}} templates.
*Have approval from an administrator to have a change be made.
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*Stay open for a <u>minimum</u> of 7 days.
**Some subjects may need to be closed and taken into staff-only voting.
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**In the result of a thread being accidentally left open, any votes cast 30 days or more after the thread's opening will be invalidated.
*Stay open for at least 10 days.
 
**However, the vote can be closed if one option has a 10 vote lead over the other(s).
 
   
'''Voting threads require a 30 day waiting period after the last change before being voted on again.'''
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===='''Infobox Image votes must also...'''====
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*Contain an example of the current image and the proposed image(s).
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**The <u>new</u> image(s) must be labeled either alphabetically or numerally (Option A, Option 1, etc.), preferably in a gallery format.
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*Inform voters that they should use the {{Oppose}} template in order to indicate they do not support any of the new options.
   
Image-changing votes are required to go through the [[Steven Universe Wiki:Image Voting|Image Voting]] form, and may only be created by staff.
 
   
=== '''In order to participate in a vote you must...''' ===
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==='''Please note that...'''===
* Be on the wiki for at least 1 week.
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*Voting threads require a 30 day waiting period after the last change before being voted on again.
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*Staff reserve the right to void any vote or voting option for any reason at any time.
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*Your vote may not be counted unless you use the appropriate '''''<nowiki>{{Support}}</nowiki>''''' or '''''<nowiki>{{Oppose}}</nowiki>''''' templates.
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*We do not wish for users to create and maintain too many voting threads at once. If a user deemed to be creating too many voting threads they may have their newer threads voided.
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*It is encouraged, but not required that the original poster keep the tally on their vote and notify an administrator or discussion moderator when the 7 days is up.
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*In order to participate in or create a vote, you must be a member of the wiki for a minimum of 10 days <u>prior</u> to the opening of the thread.
 
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Latest revision as of 15:31, February 19, 2019

Voting Policy

All rules listed on the Rules and Regulations also apply to voting threads.

In order for your voting thread to be valid, it must...

  • Be a proposal to change something about the Steven Universe Wiki.
  • Be a non-poll vote and contain:
    • General information about the subject and/or why it's being created.
    • The original poster's standing on the vote in the opening reply.
    • What the users will be voting for when using the Symbol support vote Support or Symbol oppose vote Oppose templates.
  • Stay open for a minimum of 7 days.
    • In the result of a thread being accidentally left open, any votes cast 30 days or more after the thread's opening will be invalidated.

Infobox Image votes must also...

  • Contain an example of the current image and the proposed image(s).
    • The new image(s) must be labeled either alphabetically or numerally (Option A, Option 1, etc.), preferably in a gallery format.
  • Inform voters that they should use the Symbol oppose vote Oppose template in order to indicate they do not support any of the new options.


Please note that...

  • Voting threads require a 30 day waiting period after the last change before being voted on again.
  • Staff reserve the right to void any vote or voting option for any reason at any time.
  • Your vote may not be counted unless you use the appropriate {{Support}} or {{Oppose}} templates.
  • We do not wish for users to create and maintain too many voting threads at once. If a user deemed to be creating too many voting threads they may have their newer threads voided.
  • It is encouraged, but not required that the original poster keep the tally on their vote and notify an administrator or discussion moderator when the 7 days is up.
  • In order to participate in or create a vote, you must be a member of the wiki for a minimum of 10 days prior to the opening of the thread.
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