Uncyclopedia:Ban Policy

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See Uncyclopedia:Ban Patrol, Special:Ipblocklist, Special:Log/block for a current list of existing bans.

Note: This list is not enforced exactly as written. Administrators are free to ban users for any time and offense at their own discretion.

Offense Recommended Penalty Comments / Rationale
Ban Patrol Disruption 1 week to 1 month depending on severity Includes deleting sections, changing the headings of pages being voted on, changing other people's votes or comments.
Blanking A few days per page Same policy for articles, user pages (minus own userpage), and admin pages.
Child pornography Infinite (users)
5 years (IPs)
Can't believe this must be mentioned.
Creating useless redirects, categories, templates, or stubs 4 warnings, then up to 7 days Notify users on their talk page.
Edit War / Revert War 1 warning, then up to 7 days Notify users on their talk page.
Harassment 1 warning, then up to 90 days Notify users on their talk page.
Insubordination 1st: Warn, 2nd: 1 hour to 1 week Go easy. The point is easily made. A long ban probably should be justified by other behaviors.
Open Proxy Generally 5 years Too much abuse potential to be allowed to live.
Plagiarism and copyvios 1 warning, then up to 7 days Notify users on their talk page.
Shock images, tubgirls, goatse links, etc. Up to 30 days Notify users on their talk page.
Spam (Categorization) 1 warning, then up to 7 days Notify users on their talk page.
Spam (User-made, Commercial) Up to 30 days (first offense) Delete pages or links. Pages protected as applicable.
Spam (Quotes) 1 warning, then up to 7 days Notify users on their talk page.
Sockpuppets Based on behavior; up to infinite See headings for vandalism, voting page disruption, etc.
Spambots Infinite for users; up to 5 years for IPs Yea, we don't like spam! Notifying user is optional.
Tag tampering (ICU, VFD, etc.) 1st: revert and warn. 2nd: ban. Length depends on tag. ICU: 14 days, VFD: 1 week to 1 month depending on severity (same as VFD disruption)
Vandalism (major) Up to infinite for users; up to 5 years for IPs Same policy for articles, user pages, and admin pages. Pages protected as applicable.
Vandalism (minor) Up to 4 warnings
Block: 1 hour to 30 days
It's to your own judgment what this constitutes: noobish bad edits, user boredom, immaturity, or bad judgment rather than showing intention to do a lot of damage. Notify user on their talk page.
VFD Disruption Up to 30 days depending on severity Includes deleting sections, changing the headings of pages being voted on, changing other people's votes or comments.
Voting page Disruption Up to 30 days depending on severity Ranting, baiting, excessive off-topic commentary, deleting sections, changing the headings of pages being voted on, changing other people's votes or comments. Includes the Noob, Writer, Uncyclopedian, or Useless Gobshite of the Month awards, in addition to VFP and VFH.
Anything else 1 second to infinite depending on stuff
Maximum 5 years for IPs
Anything that isn't listed above falls into this category.