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  • Hello, Anselmo. I don't think we've met. I used to edit here as a staff member back when it was still a Wikia- before the split to khwiki.com and Fandom. (Yes, I am that old.) But I digress.

    I've been getting back into editing and noticed an issue. Apologies for the delayed notification- as I said, I've been inactive/inconsistent with my activity for a while now. Please compare our page (https://www.khwiki.com/index.php?title=Kingdom_Hearts_III&diff=755057&oldid=754989) with your page (https://kingdomhearts.fandom.com/wiki/Kingdom_Hearts_III?diff=prev&oldid=714054).

    In particular, notice the times. Your article was basically copied from ours within less than five hours. The user changed a few terms with synonymous ones- a shoddy attempt to avoid direct plagiarism- but the outline and content is still blatantly stolen from our site. The article was never reverted either- the stolen information still exists on the article as of my posting.

    I realize this isn't specifically your fault. I also acknowledge that you are most likely sick of hearing about the whole plagiarism issues just like myself and the others are. That is why I am reaching out to you now.

    It is obvious our previous attempts to rectify these plagiarism issues are not working- they still keep happening. Therefore, I have a proposal: For first-time offenders, a warning. Second time, a block for an extended amount of time. Third time+, an outright ban. Of course we too (khwiki.com) would follow the same proposal.

    From what I've seen in my time spent as a staff member and editor, warnings don't mean much to repeat offenders- no matter how flashy or threatening the template may be. Both sites have enough issues and things to deal with than continuing to police each other over this.

    Apologies on the lengthy message. If you and your staff disagree with my above proposal, I would be interested to hear what you all propose. If you have any questions or would like to talk, please feel free to contact me. I'm more active on khwiki.com or khwiki.com's Discord, but I'll check in here as well.

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    • Hello Xion4ever.

      We've been trying to solve these issues of plagiarism, but unfortunately some do escape our notice. The one you used as an example is less than subtle. And yeah, warnings do really have almost no effect. The new admin team has experienced that since the wiki was adopted, and we already have one with a permanent block, and another with three months (second block).

      I'll see about speaking with the rest of the Keyhole's staff about this.

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    • I appreciate your quick response and willingness to work with us on fixing this! You guys definitely have your hands full. Again, please feel free to reach out on Discord if you want. Honestly, we could probably create a specific channel there of both site's staff to make this easier. That's up to you, though- whatever works best for you guys.

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    • Maybe a group DM?

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    • Hi, we can rewrite something different for the plot. Right now, its some placeholder with a pending gerneral plot once its finished.

      Regards, MechQueste

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