|Notice: Scratchpad has a temporary nature. No content is guaranteed to be kept here.|
|This page documents an official policy on Scratchpad.|
It has wide acceptance among editors and is considered a standard that everyone should follow. Except for minor edits, please make use of the discussion page to propose changes to this policy.
Wikia co-founder, Angela Beesley, opened the Wikia Scratchpad in January 2005 as a place for users to work on small collaborations, and to make mini wikis for trial before requesting a real Wikia site.
Now — in 2015 — that’s all changed!!
You no longer have to try out a wiki at Scratchpad
to have your very own, free-standing, full-fledged Wikia wiki!!
Do you want your very own, free-standing, full-fledged Wikia wiki?!
You do not need Scratchpad!
If you choose instead to create a mini-wiki here at Scratchpad, remember:
No content is guaranteed to be kept here.