Yesterday I could've sworn that I created both the tag wiki and excerpt for . However, I was awarded the Tag Editor badge and after seeing this question, I went to look at the history only to find that Community♦ had apparently beaten me to it.

What's worse, looking through Community♦'s (hard to link to) activity, I see that contrary to what's in the history, Community♦ actually wrote exactly what I wrote, before I wrote it! Pre-plagiarism!

So what are the recommended steps for dealing with pre-plagiarism on SO?

(Really though, what's going on? Is this some hack to give tag wiki creators the Tag Editor badge?)


When the tag wiki doesn't exist, and you are creating it, it's really Community♦ that creates an empty tag wiki, to which is then added your proposed edit, when it gets approved.

Only 20k users can edit any tag wiki present in a site; in that case, the tag wiki is not first created by Community♦.


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