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It's the end ...

Tardis bag
After 41 gruelling days of editing, the big editing fight for the TARDIS bag you see at the left settled into a two-person race between our newest admin, Shambala108, and our returning veteran, Skittles the hog.

At the end of the day, Skittles was just barely pipped to the post by the comparative "newbie" — but both amassed almost 4000 edits each in the first half of series 8.

Their phenomenal editing, as well as that of everyone who participated, is much appreciated. The wiki has emerged a stronger, better place for these concentrated edits. (Want details?)

... but the moment has been prepared for

Feel left out? You shouldn't! Our next contest is already under way. It started on 26 September, and will close on the Friday after the series 8 finale in November! It's another who-can-edit-most-in-the-main-namespace contest, only this time no administrative staff are eligible. This one is just for registered editors! So sign up and start editing! What's the prize, you ask? Who can say, dear reader, who can say? (Didja see what I did there? Yeah, I'm rolling my eyes, too.)

Go live with some otters

DOCTOR WHO Ep 6 Sneak Peek The Doctor's Working at Clara's School?! - Sept 27 BBC AMERICA01:33

DOCTOR WHO Ep 6 Sneak Peek The Doctor's Working at Clara's School?! - Sept 27 BBC AMERICA

The value of a good janitorial staff should never be underestimated.

Last time, on Doctor Who
Meet the Gang! - 'Time Heist' Preview - Doctor Who Series 8 - BBC01:17

Meet the Gang! - 'Time Heist' Preview - Doctor Who Series 8 - BBC

If you're going to rob a bank, it's important to trust your co-conspirators.

Are We Ever Alone? - 'Listen' Preview - Doctor Who - Series 8 - BBC00:30

Are We Ever Alone? - 'Listen' Preview - Doctor Who - Series 8 - BBC

Do as you're told: Listen.

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February 11, 2012Thumbnail size22:31, September 17, 2014Skittles the hog
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