"RW's millionth edit" back in 2009
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???? I remember you telling me there was no way the revids could have reset, but how could this be explained?
That was based on the Special:Statistics Page edits since RationalWiki was set up. I wonder if it counted things differently back then, say included previews in the total. Just throwing shit out there.
Interesting. Special:Statistics was reset at least once in the past, which means the values were recalculated from various other pieces of information, e.g. the edit count was probably calculated from the rev id (I'd need to check the code to answer that with certainty, but it makes sense). I dunno why it was inflated, but in any case, you'll know for sure when we reach the millionth edit because the revid is unique for every edit. In fact, here's a magical space-time bending link to the one millionth edit: