Win stuff for editing hereYou don't know it, but we've been running a contest since 23 August. See that list of top editors to the right? It's been calculating your edits since the premiere of Deep Breath. And it'll keep on doing that until Friday 3 October. Whoever is at the top of the list — that is, whoever has made the most edits in the main namespace — will win this great TARDIS bag from this year's San Diego Comic Con!
And if you feel like you're a little late to the party, don't worry. We're having another editing contest for the second half of the series, too! And here's a head's up for that contest: it runs from 26 September until the Friday after the series 8 finale in November. So your edits from 26 September to 3 October count in both contests!
[You'll probably want to read these rules first though, cause they govern the current contest, and are basically true of the next one.]
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Article of the minuteDoctor Who fiction since the 1990s. Given his accomplishments as a Doctor Who author, screenwriter, audio writer, audio actor, screen actor, documentary narrator, and documentary subject, no other individual — not even Russell T Davies or Steven Moffat — truly comes close to Gatiss in terms of the breadth of his contributions to the Doctor Who franchise. Read more... ✍
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Do you know your assistant directors? Sure, you might be able to rattle off directors — but how's your knowledge of the people who are really on the front lines of Doctor Who production. Read more about the working class stiffs who go by the enigmatic titles of 1st AD, 2nd AD and 3rd AD.
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