The following is the definition of a Hoax...
"Cryptids that proved by credible people or organization or explained by its maker that it was fake."
On this wiki, we categorize pages as hoaxes closely to this definition. Below are various creatures not allowed to be classified as hoaxes via the definition. Any violations of this policy will be considered a violation of this wiki's rules of no fictional creatures, no category violations, and any of the other additional rules if violated.
The following topics are not allowed to be classified as hoaxes, but are allowed on this Wiki:
- Unconfirmed creatures (cryptids) are not allowed to be classified as hoaxes.
- Misidentifications are not allowed to be classified as hoaxes.
The following topics are not allowed to be classified as hoaxes and are not allowed on this Wiki.
- Any fictional creature is not allowed (creatures that were never intended to be believed by anyone or at any time).
- Internet hoax or any nonconventional hoax.
- Photoshop creatures.
- Creepypasta (See Creepypasta Policy)
- Hoaxes unrelated to cryptozoology.