Oberwiki:About

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Oberwiki is a '''[[Wikipedia:Wiki|wiki]]''' web site for [http://www.oberlin.edu/ Oberlin College] (a four-year liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio) and the [http://www.cityofoberlin.com/ town of Oberlin]. (Wiki web sites, such as [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia|Wikipedia]], are open for the public to create and edit the site's content.)
  
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Oberwiki is not officially affiliated with Oberlin College nor the town of Oberlin.
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== Goals ==
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Oberwiki has a variety of goals, many of them geared towards providing information not available anywhere else, and acting as a hub of opinions on various aspects of life at Oberlin. Go ahead and read a '''[[Oberwiki:Goals|list of goals]]''' if you're so inclined.
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== History ==
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Oberwiki was started by [[User:Alxndr|Xander]] in August 2004 as a place to organize answers to frequently asked questions from [[Online Oberlin communities|LiveJournal]]. Since then, it has evolved into a place to collect facts, opinions, thoughts and more about all aspects of Oberlin.
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Oberwiki was originally hosted on a server in Xander's home, but in September 2004 the hard drive [[Where did all the content go?|gave up the ghost]], and the site is now hosted via a dedicated webhosting company. Xander is still the main administrator of Oberwiki, doing most of the [[Oberwiki:Changes|configuration and maintenance]].
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== Hosting ==
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Oberwiki.net is hosted by [http://order.1and1.com/xml/order/AboutUs 1&1 Internet Inc.], under an account owned by [[User:Nhorn|Noah Horn]] and administered by [[User:Alxndr|Xander]].
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Oberwiki.net's IP address is 82.165.135.161.
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