Vandalism on GROUCHES Wiki is defined as any edits made in a deliberate attempt to lower the quality of the wiki. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Replacing the text of an article or a section of an article with blank text.
- Uploading inappropriate images, or replacing existing images with inappropriate images.
- Adding nonsense, obscenities or bad jokes to existing articles.
- Creating new articles which are entirely off-topic nonsense.
- Moving a page to a new, nonsensical title.
- Adding external links to pages for the purpose of advertising (This is a form of spam, sometimes called "linkspam" or "spamdalism").
An editor who vandalizes the wiki may be blocked from making further edits, according to GROUCHES Wiki: Blocking policy.
Any good-faith attempt to improve GROUCHES Wiki, even if it is misguided, should not be considered vandalism. This may include:
- Adding information to the wiki from unreliable sources (assuming the editor in question is not aware that the sources are unreliable).
- Removing information which the editor believes to be incorrect.