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I'm pretty sure there's a rule about copy-pasting other wiki's articles into this website. Sorry. TeenageWasteland (talk) 17:55, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
I'm the only author of the article, so copyright is not a problem. Is there any other guidelines I need to know? --TimSC (talk) 17:56, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
Linked to in the template above. Also, the second copy-pasta you just inserted is full of red links to articles we don't have and templates we don't use. Please fix? TeenageWasteland (talk) 17:59, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
I am working on it. I don't have permission to add templates. Feel free to fix it yourself. I was not clear before, what specific rule are you concerned about regarding copy-pasting? --TimSC (talk) 18:02, 29 March 2014 (UTC)


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Message from the RationalWiki Ministry of Demotion and Personal Impediment[edit]

Dear TimSC,

We regret to inform you that you have been demoted to the rank of sysop. You have been granted a mop and bucket for the purposes of cleaning up the mess around here.

No questions are allowed. If you have any further questions, (further questions are permissible) please refer to the enclosed pamphlet So you are now a sysop.

At your leisure, please go to the dungeon Room 202 to see the reward mops and hammers you can work towards having!

Kazitor, pending 09:00, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

IC Wiki[edit]

Can't seem to access it. @FuzzyCatPotato @David Gerard @Christopher @Spud @Bongolian @Kazitor @Nerd @Boredatwork @Bigs @RoninMacbeth @Quantheory @Bob M @Smerdis of Tlön t 08:59, 25 July 2018 (UTC)

Me neither. I don't know what you expect anyone to do about it. Spud (talk) 10:39, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
What has become of last year's discussion? Is merger still possible? t 12:48, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
It hit a snag. i don't think it's going to happen now. Spud (talk) 12:55, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
Can the techs make use of Special:Import or some sort of magic wiki-fu that neophytes like me shouldn't be trusted to have access to? t 13:06, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
@Kazitor has a copy. Maybe a python web scraper? Change the HTML to wiki markup? —ClickerClock💾 talk.txt 13:43, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
@ClickerClock Sounds painful, not sure if I have time for that (and is always so slow). But it seems TimSC has a copy of it anyway? —Kazitor Kazitor sig pic.png 21:57, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
I dumped the original site using the ArchiveTeam tools. Results are here but I've not actually used this dump to reconstruct the wiki: I used an SQL dump. The IC wiki was read only since before that date, so it is a current dump of the site. --TimSC (talk) 22:11, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
I just grabbed my own copy, just in case. —Kazitor Kazitor sig pic.png 08:54, 26 July 2018 (UTC)
The original founders don't have time to administer it and they seem unwilling to transfer the domain to me. I've decided to fork it to --TimSC (talk) 19:31, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
Nice, now set up Special:Export, so we can easily export the pages to RW. —ClickerClock💾 talk.txt 07:35, 26 July 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for your work, @TimSC. Do you prefer to maintain the content (perhaps as read-only) at or attempt to merge it over here? Herr FüzzyCätPötätö (talk/stalk) 07:41, 26 July 2018 (UTC)
I don't know where I'll spend my time yet. The original wiki was not properly indexed on google with only a few pages appearing, seems better in this regard.--TimSC (talk) 08:33, 26 July 2018 (UTC)