...and we thought it was going to be the Wikitroid-RC that was going to take over the world, FastLizard4 :P

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LizardBot is a bot run by FastLizard4.
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This bot is an adminbot. Administrator rights granted on 2 January 2011 per RfA.

Basic Infos[edit | edit source]

Operator: FastLizard4
Type: Automatic, except for manually triggered and defined one-time jobs.
Software: AutoWikiBrowser (rarely) and pywikipediabot
Purpose: Wiki maintenance and performance of tedious cleanup tasks (for example, category deletions)
Server: ridley.fastlizard4.org

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Current Jobs[edit | edit source]

  • Background job: Fix all double redirects by resolving them to their final page and delete all broken redirects. This task runs automatically every day at 0:00 UTC, or when manually triggered by User:FastLizard4.
  • Background job: In every page in the article mainspace (ns 0), change every instance of <br> to <br /> to comply with the XHTML standards, and for consistency. This task runs automatically every day at 0:00 UTC or when manually triggered by User:FastLizard4 after the background jobs listed above complete.
  • Background job: In every page in the article mainspace (ns 0), change every instance of <gallery perrow="4" to <gallery> to prevent Wikia skin breakage. This task runs automatically every day at 0:00 UTC or when manually triggered by User:FastLizard4 after the background jobs listed above complete.
  • Background job: In every page in the article mainspace (ns 0), change every instance of the deprecated use of the Image: pseudo-namespace to the standard File: namespace. This task runs automatically every day at 0:00 UTC or when manually triggered by User:FastLizard4 after the background jobs listed above complete.

Scheduled Jobs[edit | edit source]

Jobs are in the order they are received. They are executed from top to bottom.

There are no currently scheduled jobs.

Completed Jobs[edit | edit source]

Jobs are listed in the order they were completed, most recently completed jobs at the bottom.

  1. Remove Category:Hybrids from all articles in Category:Cyborgs, now that Cyborgs is a subcategory of Hybrids. Requested by User:AdmiralSakai. Started at 05:41, December 29, 2010 (UTC). Finished at 05:49, December 29, 2010 (UTC).
  2. Add Category:Federation Marine characters to all members of GFMC Task Force Herakles (referencing Template:GFMC Task Force Herakles) members that haven't been listed in the category. Requested by User:AnyGuy. Started at 11:52, January 8, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 12:01, January 8, 2011 (UTC).
  3. Rename Category:Techniques to Category:Special Actions, which is the official name. Requested by User:RoyboyX. Started at 21:49, January 15, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 22:01, January 15, 2011 (UTC).
  4. Rename Category:LeRoy Srauss to Category:LeRoy Strauss to fix typo (see LeRoy Strauss). Started at 09:42, January 23, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 09:47, January 23, 2011 (UTC).
  5. Find all instances of "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder" and correct to the medically correct "Posttraumatic stress disorder" (typo fixing). Requested by User:AdmiralSakai. Started at 08:00, March 20, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 08:16, March 20, 2011 (UTC).
  6. Rename "Category:Ooromine System" to "Category:FS-176 system", since Ooromine System is a fan name. Requested by User:RoyboyX. Started at 07:02, April 25, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 07:10, April 25, 2011 (UTC).
  7. Add Category:Rogue to the pages listed here. Requested by User:RoyboyX. Started at 08:00, May 2, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 08:11, May 2, 2011 (UTC).
  8. Rename Category:Fake things to Category:Deceptive, which is a more encyclopedic name. Requested by User:RoyboyX. Started at 08:57, May 3, 2011 (UTC). Finished at 09:05, May 3, 2011 (UTC).
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