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A few questions I've been meaning to ask.:

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1 ScoutsGirlfriend2nd Oct 2012 09:31:33 AM from San Romero High School
Zombies taste like chainsaw death!
First off, I've noticed in the history for work pages that any link to a Sugar Wiki or Darth Wiki page is quickly removed, and the edit reason reads "*trope name* is now Sugar Wiki/Darth Wiki, and is not wicked in any way". We never said anything about them being wicked, tropes are informational and fun, but definitely not wicked.

Second, what exactly is the "Clocking" method that moderators or admins put in threads, what does it do, and what's the point of it?

Thanks in advance.
In uffish thought
It's "wick-ed" rather than "wicked" — the latter means evil, but the former is a word we've created. A wick is a link to another wiki page, so to wick a trope is to add a link to it on another page. If something is Sugar/Darth Wiki, it mustn't be wicked — that is, linked to.

The Deadlock Clock is a three-day timer used on stale threads. The idea is to get the thread moving in that time — promoting discussion, hooking a crowner, or similar — and if nothing happens then it's locked and moved to one of the morgues for old threads. This means that TRS and IP aren't quite so full of discussions nobody is replying to.
3 ScoutsGirlfriend2nd Oct 2012 11:39:18 AM from San Romero High School
Zombies taste like chainsaw death!
All right, it all makes sense now. Thank you.
4 Madrugada2nd Oct 2012 12:32:32 PM , Relationship Status: In season
With Mod Hat On
And since the questions have been answered, I'm locking this.
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