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'''[[Encyc:About|Encyc]]''' is a [[wiki]] [[encyclopedia]].  It is free for everyone to use.  Encyc is a kinder, gentler wiki, with a friendly community. You can get to know more about Encyc by viewing a few [[Special:Random|random pages]]. A list of every page can be found [[Special:AllPages|here]]. We currently have [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles in our encyclopedia, and are celebrating our seventh year.
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'''Encyc''' is a free [[wiki]] [[encyclopedia]] similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia. Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.
  
==Why we exist==
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Encyc was established in 2008. :)  We would like to thank all of our users for their contributions and support.  We couldn't have done it without you. ([[cheese|block of cheese]])We have two mascotsThe Encyc sloth is named [[Pancake (Encyc)|Pancake]]The Encyc dolphin is named [[Butterfly (Encyc)|Butterfly]].
We are huge fans of [[Wikipedia]], and use it all the timeHowever, there is a need for more than one wiki encyclopediaWe like to think that we make the internet a more diverse and interesting placeOne big website tends to get homogenized, whereas a bunch of little ones can bring unique perspectives and do things in their own way.
 
  
==Writing for Encyc==
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Everyone is welcome to read and [[Encyc:Participation|participate here]].  Please be aware that like most other wikis we make no guarantee of validityRead our [[Encyc:General disclaimer|disclaimer]] before using this website.
Everyone possesses knowledge and has something to share.  If you would like to get involved, simply [[Special:UserLogin|create an account]] and get startedIf you would prefer not to register, use the Public2 accountThe password is "a".
 
  
==''Warning''==
 
'''''This encyclopedia is written entirely by volunteers, and is not reviewed by professional editors. Facts are not checked. There may be misleading or erroneous information here. Please read our [[Encyc:General disclaimer|disclaimer]] before using this website.'''''
 
 
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Revision as of 21:55, 4 July 2021

Butterfly with all of her beach essentials!

Encyc is a free wiki encyclopedia similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia. Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.

Encyc was established in 2008. :) We would like to thank all of our users for their contributions and support. We couldn't have done it without you. (block of cheese). We have two mascots. The Encyc sloth is named Pancake. The Encyc dolphin is named Butterfly.

Everyone is welcome to read and participate here. Please be aware that like most other wikis we make no guarantee of validity. Read our disclaimer before using this website.