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This proposal consists of the following:
Making the proposed changes to the policy
Moving the policy to the provisional bylaws as "Article VI: Sources" (note: we will certainly reorganize these later; let's at least get these policies reviewed and sorted)
A. Acceptable sources
1. Nickelodeon:. Any source that is directly froman official Nickelodeon Source, excluding Nick.com's TV guide due to their listings often being false or inaccurate.Iincluding interviews and blogs made by or performed on Nickelodeon staff, its Twitter, Facebook, Vine, and Tumblr, excluding Nick.com's TV guide due to their listings often being false or inaccurate.
2. SpongeBob SquarePants:. Any source from a staff member of SpongeBob SquarePants or Its its Facebook page, including any Twitter account of a staff member of SpongeBob and the Facebook page.
3. TV schedule:. Electronic Program Guide (EPG). Zap2it's TV schedule (not to be confused withthe episode guide) and The Futon Critic listings are also acceptable.
4. The social media accounts for the people who are making video games, comics, DVDs/Blu-ray Discs, rides, and books and organizing events.
5. Trusted news sources that are acceptable by a vote of the Encyclopedia SpongeBobia community.
B. Unacceptable sources - every other source that is not the ones listed above. They include, but are not limited to:
1. Any online database for movies and television, including but not limited to Metacritic, IMDb, TV.com, etc.
2. Any blog or social media that is purely speculation or fanon.
3. Wikipedia due to the nature of its content creation; instead, seek out the sources referenced by Wikipedia and ensure it falls under an acceptable source.
4. Any website that contains sources from the places that are allowed, but speculate on any information about dates or names.
C. Unspecified sources
1. Any source not mentioned in this guidelinearticle should be discussed by the community to determine if it is acceptable or not.
This discussion ends on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:01 p.m., eastern time. — AMK152 (Wall • Contrib) 04:01, November 28, 2017 (UTC)