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/*
    Simple Yonder Theme
    [2020 Wikidot Theme]
    By EstrellaYoshte
    Based on:
        Sigma-9 Theme by Aelanna and Dr Devan
        Anderson Robotics Theme by Croquembouche
        Minimal Theme by stormbreath
        Word Processing Theme by stormbreath
        Flopstyle CSS by Lt Flops
*/
 
@import url('http://scp-wiki.wdfiles.com/local--files/theme%3Asimple-yonder/jost.css');
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Open+Sans&display=swap');
@import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Fira+Code&display=swap);
 
:root {
    --themeColor: #7E2520;
    --accentColor: #E01F1F;
}
 
#page-content { font-size: .87rem; }
 
body {
    color: #000000;
    font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
    background-color: white;
}
 
.code pre, .code p, .code, tt{ /* ---- Code by Croquembouche ---- */
    font-family: "Fira Code", monospace;
}
 
.page-source{
    font-family: "Fira Code", monospace;
 
}
a {
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
a:visited {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
h1,
h2,
h3,
h4,
h5,
h6 {
    color: var(--themeColor);
    font-family: 'jostregular';
    font-weight: bold;
}
 
#page-title {
    color: var(--themeColor);
    font-family: 'jostregular';
    font-weight: bold;
    font-size: 2.4em;
    border-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.267);
}
 
/* ---- HEADER ---- */
 
 div#container-wrap{
     background-image: url(http://scp-wiki.wdfiles.com/local--files/theme%3Asimple-yonder/bg3.png);
     background-repeat: repeat-x;
}
 
div#header {
    background-image: url(http://scp-wiki.wdfiles.com/local--files/theme%3Asimple-yonder/logo.png);
    background-size: 7.3rem;
    background-position: 3px 29px;
}
@media (max-width: 767px) and (min-width: 480px) {
    div#header {
      background-size: 6rem;
      background-position: -4px 44px;
    }
}
@media (max-width: 479px) {
    div#header {
      background-size: 4.6rem;
      background-position: -3px 58px;
    }
}
 
#login-status,
#login-status a {
    color: white;
    font-weight: bold;
}
#account-topbutton{
    border: 0px;
}
 
#search-top-box-input,
#search-top-box-input:hover,
#search-top-box-input:focus,
#search-top-box-form input[type=submit],
#search-top-box-form input[type=submit]:hover,
#search-top-box-form input[type=submit]:focus {
    border: none;
    background: #282828;
    box-shadow: none;
    border-radius: 2px;
    color: #f4f4f4;
}
 
#search-top-box input.empty {
    color: #bbbbbb;
}
 
div#header h1 a span {
    font-family: 'jostregular';
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #f4f4f4;
    text-shadow: 0px 0px 0px #000;
}
div#header h2 span {
    font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #f4f4f4;
    padding: 17px 0;
    text-shadow: 0px 0px 0px #000;
    white-space: pre;
}
 
/* ---- SIDE BAR ---- */
 
div#side-bar {
    font-size: 104%;
    background-color: white;
}
 
#side-bar .side-block {
    border: #ffffff 4px;
    border-radius: 0;
    box-shadow: none;
    background: #ffffff !important;
    padding: 2px;
}
#side-bar .heading {
    border: none;
    border-radius: 0;
    color: #282828;
    font-size: 1.3em;
    padding: 1em 1em 0 0;
    border-top: 1px solid rgba(0,0,0,.15);
    margin: 1em -0.8em 1em -0.5em;
    font-weight: normal;
}
 
#side-bar .menu-item > a:hover {
    background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.05);
    color: var(--accentColor);
    text-decoration: none;
}
 
#top-bar div.open-menu a {
    border-radius: 0;
    box-shadow: 0px 1px 4px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2), 0px 3px 10px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.19);
    color: var(--themeColor);
    border: none;
}
 
#side-bar a:visited,
#top-bar ul li.sfhover a,
#top-bar ul li:hover a,
#login-status ul a,
#login-status ul a:hover {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
@media (max-width: 767px) {
    #main-content {
        padding: 0;
        margin: 0 5%;
        border-left: none;
    }
    #page-title {
        margin-top: 0.7em;
    }
    #side-bar {
        left: -19em;
    }
    #side-bar:target {
        border: none;
        box-shadow: 1px 0 5px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.2);
    }
    #side-bar .close-menu {
        transition: width 0.5s ease-in-out 0.1s,
        opacity 1s ease-in-out 0s;
        display: block;
        position: fixed;
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
        top: 0;
        right: 0;
        background: rgba(0,0,0,0.3);
        background-position: 19em 50%;
        z-index: -1;
        opacity: 0;
        pointer-events: none;
    }
    #side-bar:target .close-menu {
        width: calc(100% - 19em);
        right: 0;
        left: auto;
        opacity: 1;
        pointer-events: auto;
    }
    #page-content > hr, #page-content > .list-pages-box > .list-pages-item > hr {
        margin: 3em -5.5%;
    }
    #side-bar {
        top: 0;
    }
    #side-bar .heading {
        padding-left: 1em;
        margin-left: -1em;
    }
}
 
/* ---- TABS ---- */
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav,
.yui-navset .yui-navset-top .yui-nav {
    border-color: var(--themeColor); /* color between tab list and content */
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav a,
.yui-navset .yui-navset-top .yui-nav a {
    background: white; /* tab background */
    border-color: transparent;
    color: black;
    transition: 0.125s;
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav a em {
    background: #f4f4f4;
    box-shadow: 0px 0px 0px rgba(0,0,0,0);
    border-color: white;
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a,
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a:focus,
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a:hover {
    background: white; /* selected tab background */
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav a:hover,
.yui-navset .yui-nav a:focus {
    background: white;
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a,
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a em {
    border-color: transparent;
    box-shadow: 0px 1px 2px 0.5px rgba(0,0,0,0.5);
    background: white;
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-content {
    background: #f4f4f4; /* content background color */
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-content,
.yui-navset .yui-navset-top .yui-content {
    border-color: transparent; /* content border */
    border-top-color: transparent; /* different border color */
}
 
.yui-navset-left .yui-content {
    border-left-color: #b7a9a9; /* different border color */
}
 
/* ---- INFO BAR ---- */
 body{
     --barColour: var(--themeColor);
}
 
 .info-container .collapsible-block-content .wiki-content-table{
     width: 100%;
}
 
/* ---- INFO PANE ---- */
 
#page-content .creditRate{
     margin: unset;
    margin-bottom: 8px;
}
#page-content .rate-box-with-credit-button {
    background-color: #ffffff;
    border: solid 1px white;
    box-shadow: none;
    border-radius: 0;
}
 
#page-content .rate-box-with-credit-button .fa-info {
    border: none;
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
#page-content .rate-box-with-credit-button .fa-info:hover {
    background: #ffffff;
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
.rate-box-with-credit-button .cancel {
    border: solid 1px white;
}
 
/* ---- PAGE RATING ---- */
 
.page-rate-widget-box {
    box-shadow: none;
    margin: unset;
    margin-bottom: 8px;
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .rate-points {
    background-color: white !important;
    color: var(--themeColor) !important;
    border: solid 1px white;
}
.page-rate-widget-box .rateup,
.page-rate-widget-box .ratedown {
    background-color: white;
    border-top: solid 1px white;
    border-bottom: solid 1px white;
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .rateup a,
.page-rate-widget-box .ratedown a {
    background: transparent;
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .rateup a:hover,
.page-rate-widget-box .ratedown a:hover {
    background: white;
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .cancel {
    background: transparent;
    background-color: white;
    border: solid 1px white;
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .cancel a {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
.page-rate-widget-box .cancel a:hover {
    background: white;
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
/* ---- PAGE ELEMENTS ---- */
 
#page-content .wiki-content-table tr th {
    border: solid 1px #bbbbbb;
    background-color: #f4f4f4;
    /* set border for table title */
}
 
#page-content .wiki-content-table tr td {
    border: solid 1px #bbbbbb;
    /* set border for table content */
}
 
blockquote,
div.blockquote,
#toc,
.code {
     background-color: #f4f4f4;
     border: solid 1px #bbbbbb;
}
 
.scp-image-block {
    border: solid 1px #bbbbbb;
    box-shadow: none;
    box-sizing: border-box;
}
.scp-image-block .scp-image-caption {
    background-color: #f4f4f4;
    border-top: solid 1px #bbbbbb;
    color: black;
}
 
hr {
  background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.267);
}
 
/* ---- FOOTER ---- */
#footer { background: transparent; }
#footer a { color: var(--themeColor); }

Analysis of “How to Write an SCP 2.0 - Writing Style (Tab IV) - On Tone||Censoring||Other Tips

A lot of people misunderstand what we mean by clinical tone. They think it means using big words, or trying to sound smart. Or they think it means a focus on "grimdark." This is not correct. The following are things to remember when trying for the right tone.

Be Precise And Concise.

Be precise: Avoid ambiguous wording. Be concise: Don't use many words where fewer will do the job. Don't use longer words just because they "sound smarter" (unless they actually are more appropriate). Avoid ambiguous or flowery wording. Don't use more adjectives than are necessary. You're writing a technical paper — write plainly.

Be Professional.

You're writing from the perspective of an SCP researcher. Most professionals wouldn't send their boss a report with a fart joke in it. You also probably wouldn't use slang in a research paper for school.

As well, researchers should try to be detached and unemotional in their writing. Not because they don't have emotions, but because letting that slip into their writing makes them seem less objective and makes the writing more emotionally charged.

Example: If describing a werewolf, you should not write:

The entity is a ten foot tall wolfman with glowing crimson eyes and teeth like daggers. Its howl sends shivers down your spine, as if you instinctively know that we are its prey.

Instead, write something like:

The entity is a canid biped, approximately 3 meters in length. It has luminescent red eyes and prominent incisors. Its vocalizations universally trigger a fear reflex in human subjects.

On Censorship
Redactions, [DATA EXPUNGED], and similar censorship can be used to add mystery or remove extraneous data. You should know what information you are expunging. Don't expunge something so you don't need to write it; hide key information to draw the reader in deeper. Make them wonder what's behind the hidden information.

Also: don't redact anything in containment procedures. If the procedures are redacted, how can personnel know how to contain the item?

If you want to know more about effective expungement, there's an excellent guide out there for you.

Other Tips
Don't refer to the subject of your article as "the SCP"; SCP in-article stands for Special Containment Procedures. Use SCP-XXXX when drafting and make sure to replace the XXXX with the number of your article when posting. If you wish to avoid repetition (which is not mandatory), you can instead use terms such as "the organism", "the specimen", "the object", "the artifact", "the entity", and so forth, or just restructure your sentences.
If you use "subject", make sure you don't confuse the reader, because "subject" usually refers to experiment subjects like D-Class personnel or people involuntarily exposed to SCPs.
In interview logs, try to write what would sound most natural when spoken by an actual person — here, terms like "skip" are fine.
Avoid giant blocks of text. They're visually unappealing and unstimulating. Break up walls of text with paragraph breaks, sub-headings, or bulleted lists.
Use metric and not imperial units. The Foundation adheres to the International System of Units. Also, try to round measurements to a maximum of two decimal places, it looks cleaner.
Proofread. Do this to avoid plot holes, check spelling, and remove redundant phrases and words. Absolutely ask others to proofread too, because as the author you develop a certain blindness to your own writing. Others can offer valuable insight when it comes to punctuation, spelling, and grammar.

This is all good advice why the FUCK is nobody following it probably because it’s buried in the fourth tab and that happens to be one of the tabs that doesn’t have the password in it, anyone who only read the first two, maybe three tabs and then skipped to the end would never read it. Even someone who wants to understand might miss it because it’s at first glance apparently completely out of date

The problem is that this is trying to be a second guide to newbies, a formatting repository, and core principles of the style expected from the reader all put together in language and with references to things like “grim dark” that were starting to sound out of date when I joined ten years ago.