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Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« on: December 31, 2018, 01:45:20 PM »
Just curious.

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2018, 01:47:40 PM »
Probably.  We're the biggest Mario wiki out there, after all.

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2018, 02:18:52 PM »
If Nintendo knows some of us (like, met them during E3, or stuff like that), they definitely do!

There's also more than 2000 members here, so this place is pretty famous.


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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2018, 03:02:47 PM »
I'm pretty sure they're at least aware of the place's existence, though I can't imagine they especially care.

Let's hope they never start caring too much, or they might attempt to shut it down or profit from it in some form.

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2018, 05:28:41 PM »

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2018, 08:07:34 PM »
Yes
do you have proof?

Maybe not concrete, but I remember during the E3 2015 NWC game, Super Mario Maker's full title was revealed. At first, it was just "Mario Maker". When the full title was revealed, one of the Treehouse members commenting yelled "Update those wikis!" Wikipedia, Super Mario Wiki, Mario Wikia, whatever else, they were referring to more than one.

And then there's that whole Encyclopedia Super Mario Bros. debacle, though that's more on third-party translators than Nintendo. Wouldn't be surprised if Nintendo does actually confirm they've used the Super Mario Wiki before or currently.

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2018, 10:16:28 PM »
if someone can prove to me that nobody from nintendo has ever encountered the wiki at the time of this post i will post a video of myself burning a Lucina poster

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2018, 10:58:13 PM »
if someone can prove to me that nobody from nintendo has ever encountered the wiki at the time of this post i will post a video of myself burning a Lucina poster

That's a waste of a poster, ship it to me instead

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2019, 10:54:07 AM »
Nintendo have probably heard of us, plus I swear a former employee once signed up as an editor, but I highly doubt they care about us too much.

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2019, 08:15:17 PM »
It's in the first page of search results when you Google "Mario", so i'm sure someone there had to glance at it at one point or another.

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2019, 08:22:20 PM »
Bill Trinen retweeted the wiki's twitter once and Ko Takeuchi has liked/rted it a bunch of times too
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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2019, 09:02:19 PM »


I thought we've been over this, lol

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Re: Does nintendo know about the wiki?
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2019, 02:37:48 AM »
Look at Mario there, winking at us, the wiki people.

That's the "leave it to us" kind of look