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'''Manual of Nice'''
better known as
'''''Bulbapedia's code of conduct''''
The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to outline, specifically, acceptable behavior when users interact with each other. It is not the [[BP:MoS|Manual of Style]], and does not pretend to tell you how to edit pages. This doesn't even deal with edit wars specifically (which are bad, and against the rules, but not a violation of the code of conduct.) The Code of Conduct governs interaction between users on every aspect of Bulbapedia: the main space, the Shipping space, the userspace, and every other space there is.
It sounds really simple, but if you just make an effort to be nice or be quiet, that will help a lot. If somebody's doing something wrong and you want to write on their user talk page, describe what's incorrect and provide encouragement and advice in how to make it better. Nobody was born with an intuitive understanding of wikicode, or the English language for that matter. Positive reinforcement goes a long way to making the community stronger and new users better contributors--because even bad contributions are additions.
If someone makes an incorrect edit, nobody is done a favor by degrading the incorrect party.