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    • Crocker's Rules

      Crocker's rules, named after and framed by Lee Daniel Crocker, is a social communication protocol or etiquette used to reduce emotional impact on debate. Crocker was an early contributor to Wikipedia, and, with Larry Sanger, Fred Bauder and others who chose to contribute pseudonymously or anonymously, helped to form its rules to maximize objective reporting. By declaring commitment to Crocker's rules, one authorizes other debaters to optimize their messages for information, even when...