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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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Elizabeth Klein: Schmidt called it "the TARDIS". It meant nothing to me. I'd never heard that name until I met you. How on Earth could Schmidt know it?
Seventh Doctor:: The memory cheats. Perhaps your memory is playing tricks with you. I used to think Professor X was better in the sixties until I went back and watched it again. even Vault of the Cyborgs.
Klein: No, I know what I heard. He definitely said, "TARDIS".
Seventh Doctor: Anyway it's all in the past now. Well, a version of the past. Your past, to be more precise.
Klein: How could Schmidt have known? Yet another thing to haunt me the rest of my life. I can't let it go. Somehow, I just know that it's important. I can feel it.
AUDIO: Klein's Story

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