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AIOWiki Podcast RSS Feed / Is there anything that could make the Wiki better??
December 25, 2017
Here on AIOWiki, we want our site to be the best AIO fansite possible. For that to happen, we need YOUR input! How can the wiki be made any better? Do you have any suggestions? Is there anything you've always wished the wiki could have? If you have a suggestion, feel free to leave a comment via Disqus for this news item or on the talk page for this news item and our Admin will try to oblige.
UPDATE: The AIOWiki Podcast now has a working RSS feed! Now you can use this link to subscribe to the podcast and hear it on your smartphone:

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AIOWiki Podcast #8
December 23, 2017
This edition of the AIOWiki Podcast includes the most information about upcoming Odyssey episodes to date! Among the subjects fully covered are Album 64, the 2018 Adventures in Odyssey Club season, and the Live Show on the cruise.
NOTE: Lee did not end up reading the credits for Audio Theatre Central #101. He will in a future episode.


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Official Podcast 293
December 19, 2017
Merry Christmas! As the year draws to a close, we listen to the very first radio drama ever produced by Focus on the Family. “Spare Tire” released on the daily Focus on the Family broadcast on December 17, 1983 and it paved the way for “Family Portraits” and – ultimately – Adventures in Odyssey. Hear this drama, plus an interview with Odyssey co-creator Steve Harris.

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A New AIOWiki Poll!
December 16, 2017
After the long and drawn-out Connie vs. Eugene poll from September (which Eugene ended up winning by 2%), AIOWiki has a new poll: Should Jules and Buck start dating?

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AIOWiki Podcast #8 is in production, #9 being planned

December 13, 2017
Just to let the community know, the AIOWiki Podcast #8 has been sitting around waiting to be produced, and when the time comes, it will be. The producer has not put a lot of effort in getting it released quickly, but he is planning to do so this weekend. If that does not happen, another update will be published correcting this one. It was mentioned that #8 was going to be an outtake reel; this idea has been shelved. In the meantime, #9 is being slowly brainstormed. Merry Christmas from AIOWiki!

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Official Podcast 292
December 06, 2017
Writer Sam Suksiri, writer/director Phil Lollar, and producer Nathan Hoobler answer fan questions about the recent album 63, the upcoming album 64, and what’s going on in Odyssey.

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Official Podcast 291
November 22, 2017
"Whit's Flop" first aired November 21, 1987. Sound designer Bob Luttrell and host Chris Anthony were there on that special day. Hear their memories of recording the very first episode.

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Official Podcast 290
November 08, 2017
Writer Marshal Younger’s wife Stephanie works in a transplant clinic. She met a child who wondered if he would get the personality of the person who donated a liver to him. Hear how that story turned into the touching episode “Have a Heart.”

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B-TV: Revenge
November 4, 2017
The cast and crew at B-TV explore what revenge is and why it’s wrong through a series of Bible stories, the “What If” Zone, and an adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo.

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AIOWiki Server Problems

November 03, 2017
AIOWiki apologizes for the fact that we have been behind regarding the new information being released. One, our main admins are all busy with other things at this time, and two, the server has been having some issues. It looks like it may have been fixed; if so, the wiki should be back up-to-date within the next few weeks.

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Have a Heart
October 28, 2017
School bully Dion returns to town after a long absence and seems to have a complete change of heart. Buddy isn’t convinced of his change and tries to find the real reason that Dion is so different.

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Friend or Foe
October 21, 2017
Desperate to escape Connie’s rules and re-create her old life from Los Angeles, Jules Kendall makes friends with school bad-girl Valerie. Buck, however, is worried that the manipulative Valerie is just using his friend.

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AIOWiki Podcast #7
October 15, 2017
As the interview with Nathan Hoobler and Sam Suksiri finishes, the two discuss “Friend or Foe” in detail, the character developments of Buck Oliver and Jules Kendall, and what Odyssey has in store for the future.


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AIOWiki Podcast #6
October 15, 2017
Nathan Hoobler and Sam Suksiri join Lee and Arista for an interview on this edition of the podcast. They talk about being fans as kids, how they got started with the Odyssey team, and Nathan’s various work at Focus on the Family.


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Find a Penny, Part 2
October 14, 2017
The search for Penny continues as Wooton and his friends put the pieces together.

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Official Podcast 288
October 10, 2017
Writer-director Kathy Buchanan and sound designers Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl talk about the creation of “Find a Penny, Part 1” and give a preview of what’s ahead in “Part 2.”

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Find a Penny, Part 1
October 7, 2017
Wooton Bassett returns to Odyssey from his honeymoon with two problems – Penny is missing and he's lost his memory!

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AIOWiki Podcast #5
October 06, 2017
After poring through Album 63, Lee and Arista close the review series of it with “B-TV: Revenge” and “Have a Heart.” Plus, news about the Get in the Show! finalists.


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AIOWiki Podcasts #5, #6, #7, and #8 are in production

September 27, 2017
Some of you reading this are likely wondering where AIOWiki Podcast #5 is. There are just a couple more one-liners to record for it, and then it will be released. Unfortunately, this means that it will not be released in September, but fortunately, some time after its release, Podcasts #6 and #7 will be uploaded together, and production will continue on #8, which is prospectively an outtake reel. If an outtake reel doesn't sound good, feel free to comment saying so. In the meantime, stay on your toes!

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Official Podcast 287
September 27, 2017
Earl Boen, voice of Regis Blackgaard, and Phil Lollar, author of The Blackgaard Chronicles books, talk about the creation of Whit’s arch-nemesis.

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Adventures in Odyssey wants YOUR opinion on 2015 – 17 season episodes!

September 23, 2017
The AIO team is going into some writers’ meetings soon, and they need some feedback on episodes, characters, and storylines from the past 1½ years of Odyssey. If you would like to participate, some new polls will shortly be available at User:Scientific Guy/Special Polls. Please give your honest feedback, as we need as much as possible!

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Official Podcast 286
September 14, 2017
Editor Liz Duckworth and Focus on the Family Vice President of Content and Product Development and Integration Bob DeMoss talk about the history and features of the new Adventures in Odyssey NIrV Bible. Plus, hear about their favorite Bibles when they were kids.

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AIOWiki Poll: Connie or Eugene?
September 02, 2017
The ‘monthly’ poll has been updated! The results for this one should be interesting.

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Official Podcast 285
August 28, 2017
Look back on 30 years of Adventures in Odyssey with former executive producer Chuck Bolte, co-creator Phil Lollar, executive producer Dave Arnold, writer/director Paul McCusker, and voice actor Katie Leigh. Plus, see what the finalists experienced in the hours leading up to the Get in the Show finale event and see a preview of an upcoming Club show overseas.
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AIOWiki Podcast #4
August 27, 2017
Details have been released about all of the new episodes coming out soon, and it’s time to share what we know. Plus, the Adventures in Odyssey Bible. Later, Lee and Arista read the plot summaries for “Friend or Foe” and “Crash Course” and take time to review them.
PLEASE NOTE — This podcast is the longest so far, clocking just over 48:21. A smart way to listen would be to listen to the new info / plot summaries sections first, stop there, and then pick back up with the reviews (exactly halfway through).
Version without plot summaries: File:AIOWiki Podcast 4 (no plot summaries).mp3


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Official Podcast 284
August 18, 2017
Andre Stojka (voice of Whit), Katie Leigh (voice of Connie), and Shona Kennedy (voice of Jules and 2012's winner) act alongside the three finalists for Get in the Show and crown a winner.
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Grayson Smith Wins Get in the Show!!
August 12, 2017
The Get in the Show! 2017 Contest is over and Grayson Smith has won!! Congratulations, Grayson, and congrats to everyone who entered. Grayson will be featured in the live show on the cruise this November.

A picture gallery from the livestream is available here. Look for an Austin Peachey sighting in the last pic! This picture gallery is no longer available.

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New AIO Poll
August 05, 2017
What's such a hot topic these days is whether or not AIO is maintaining the original intent of the series, with so many changes since album 51. That's what August's poll is about.

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Official Podcast 283
August 02, 2017
Bob and Jesse put on a New Time-y Radio play to hand out awards for two Adventures in Odyssey albums! Hear the winners for “Best Actress,” “Best Actor,” “Best Sound,” “Best Song,” “Best Scene,” “Best Comical Pair of Characters,” and “Best Overall Episode.” Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who voted!

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AIOWiki Podcast #3
July 29, 2017
As more info trickles in, Lee and Arista reveal Album 64’s title, the next Imagination Station book, and, maybe, a little bit more….
Version without plot summary: File:AIOWiki Podcast 3 (no plot summary).mp3


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Adventures in Odyssey Bible now available for Pre-Order

July 29, 2017

Just released - NIrV® Adventures in Odyssey Bible!


Discover the greatest adventure of all. Join Whit, Connie, Eugene and Wooton as they explore stories in the Bible that are packed with faith-filled moments. The new NIrV Adventures in Odyssey Bible from Focus on the Family brings Scriptures to life to help build your child's biblical foundation:

  • Apply the Bible in practical ways with more than 200 devotionals
  • Learn God's Word with 52 key verses that tell God's larger story
  • Travel through 8 biblical adventures brought to life through comic-book illustration

Your child's favorite Adventures in Odyssey characters. God's great adventure. Pre-Order your copy today at

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New AIOC Episodes / AIOWiki Podcast 3
July 26, 2017
Extra! Extra! The Odyssey crew has been recording new episodes for the 2018 Adventures in Odyssey Club season! Five new episode titles have been revealed (plus one we already knew about), so if you don’t mind spoilers, check out the new info on that season’s page: Adventures in Odyssey Club: Season 5

Also if you don’t mind spoilers, the (unofficial) AIOWiki Podcast #3 has been recorded, and is in production now. It will be released within a week.

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Official Podcast 282
July 19, 2017
How do you create the sound of rain for two episodes? What does three people scuba diving sound like? And how did a real-life forest fire in Colorado Springs inspire an episode about a flood in Odyssey? Find out from the team behind the episode “Swept Away.” Plus, hear a bonus scene from the show, featuring Harlow Doyle.

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GITS Digital Passes

July 15, 2017
Digital Passes to watch the live stream of the Get in the Show! 2017 Contest Finale are now on sale at WatchDigitally.png

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Get in the Show! Poll
July 12, 2017
For all of you who haven’t noticed yet, AIOWiki has a new poll. Would you like to vote?

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AIOWiki Podcast #2
July 01, 2017
New official podcasts have come, and so has AIOWiki Podcast #2! Lee and Arista clear up questions left from Podcast #0 and discuss the latest spoilers in Odyssey.


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Swept Away, Part 2 / AIOWiki Podcast #2
July 01, 2017
Today, “Swept Away, Part 2” aired on the Adventures in Odyssey Club! Is that a car stuck in the Trickle Lake dam? This episode wraps up the story started last month.

Production for AIOWiki Podcast #2 is underway, and will likely be released within the next two weeks.

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AIOWiki Podcast #1
June 25, 2017
Following a lull in new AIO information, Lee and Arista take time to read the Get in the Show! 2017 scripts (or, at least, try to…).

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Official Podcast 280
June 21, 2017
Sam Suksiri tells us about being a “writer apprentice,” designing theme parks, teaching robotics to kids, winning a cooking contest, and, yes, joining the Odyssey team.

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Official Podcast 279
June 06, 2017
Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, writer/director Bob Hoose, and writer/director Phil Lollar answer fan questions about the recent Album 62, the upcoming Album 63, and what’s going on in Odyssey.

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New Poll for June/AIOWiki Podcast #1
June 01, 2017
The past couple AIOWiki polls have featured several voting options. This month’s poll features only two (technically three). Which side are you on?

By the way, the next AIOWiki podcast is currently under production and the lines are being recorded. There’s no date yet, though.

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Official Podcast 278
May 24, 2017
Cast members Shona Kennedy (Jules), Karen Kennedy (Lena), Katriona Kennedy (Teena), Pat Fraley (Karno), Robby Bruce (Buck), Andre Stojka (Whit), Will Ryan (Eugene), and crew Phil Lollar (writer/director) and Christopher Diehl (engineer) record the songs for the musical episode “Legacy.”
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Official Podcast 277
May 10, 2017
Kendre Berry played Marvin Washington for years on Adventures in Odyssey. His last appearance was in “A Class Reenactment” in 2008. That is... until now! Marvin returns in this month’s Club story, “Unfair Game.” Kendre Berry, the voice behind Marvin, lets us know what’s happened since then.

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AIOWiki Podcast #0
May 07, 2017
Lee and his co-host Arista tackle the hard questions of Odyssey, such as, “What episodes are in Album 63?” “When is each Club episode going to be released?” “When do we vote in the Get in the Show! contest?” “What’s happening on the Focus on the Family cruise?” The answers are revealed.


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Green Ring Conspiracy Poll
May 01, 2017
Now that the Green Ring Conspiracy has been over for a while, and only one other poll has been made about it, why not vote on your favorite villain? Come on, you know you want to…

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John Fornof

April 27, 2017
We just found out that John Fornof, the writer for many notable AIO episodes (like #466: “Snow Day” and #467: “Broken Window”) has prostate cancer, rated 8 out of 10. You can make donations at this link. If you can’t donate, or even if you can, would you keep him in your prayers?

Scientific Guy

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Official Podcast 276
April 26, 2017
Gregory Jbara is a Tony Award-winning actor who now plays Pastor Wilson Knox on Adventures in Odyssey. Greg tells us about replacing voices in a Norelco commercial, starting college with a major in physics, and recording with the Odyssey team.

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AIOWiki Turns 10
April 25, 2017
Today the AIOWiki Turns 10. In 10 years we have accomplished a lot: 48,628 pages, 6,265 article, 1,444 users, 231,763 edits and counting...

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Album 63 Cover Released; #817: “Unfair Game” Art Released Early
April 22, 2017
Thanks to Nathan Hoobler, AIOWiki has the art for #817: “Unfair Game” a week before its release! Click on the image for more detail. We can now announce the title for album 63. It is… Up in the Air! See the page or the “New Releases” section for the cover image.

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AIOWiki Podcast Announcement
April 18, 2017
After four months of brainstorming, writing, and recording, Scientific Guy has announced the AIOWiki Podcast. Please see here for more information.

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Official Podcast 275
April 12, 2017
Star date 80995.2017. Adventures in Odyssey is about to celebrate its 30th birthday with a spectacular live show on a four-night cruise to the Bahamas. However, we need one more person. Sensors indicate that person just might be on a strange, mysterious, enigmatic alien planet.
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The Monthly Episodes Update!
April 01, 2017
Welcome back to AIOWiki! (Not the Christopher Diehl Wiki…) According to Phil Lollar’s Facebook page ([1]) ([2]) and the Adventures in Odyssey Oddcast’s page ([3]), we have all of the correct dates and numbers for the Adventures in Odyssey Club: Season 4 episodes! A new poll will come soon. Plus, #816: “A Perfect Testimony” was released this morning. It was written by Sam Suksiri, a new writer on the AIO team! He has also written an episode that will be released next year. Keep on the lookout!

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Official Podcast 274
March 29, 2017
From adding a dog to an empty ghetto... to putting in an ominous train whistle…to creating a manhole cover from a gym weight, sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nate Jones share more stories from the creation of the sound effects for the story of Irena Sendler: "One More Name."

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New Poll
March 16, 2017
What’s that odd smell drifting from the Poll section? A new poll, of course!

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Official Podcast 273
March 15, 2017
From using a 1940s gun... to finding an old German truck... to adding just the right wind and floors to the ghetto houses, sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones sweat the details to create the sounds for the historical episode “One More Name.”

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Get in the Show! Update!!
March 13, 2017
Yesterday, more info about the Get in the Show! contest was released! Please see here for more info. Basically, scripts will be available starting May 1st (May 1, 2017), and submissions June 1 – 12. We will be releasing news items as that happens.

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One More Name, Part 3
March 01, 2017
Happy March! #815: “One More Name, Part 3”, the exciting conclusion, has been released on the Adventures in Odyssey Club! In six days, Album #62: Let’s Put on a Show! will be available on CD. The episodes will air in April and May. A new poll is coming soon, also. Unfortunately, there’s no new information at the moment, but keep your eyes peeled for more!

UPDATE: AIO album 63 will be released this October, and will also have six episodes. For more information, see the article. No more news about the Get in the Show! contest, but a sampler album has been confirmed. Next month’s episode is #816: “A Perfect Testimony”.

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Official Podcast 272
March 01, 2017
Irena Sendler was a real historical person. Writer Kathy Buchanan had the task of turning her life into an epic three-part Adventures in Odyssey Club story. Find out the challenges of research, writing, and cutting “One More Name.”

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Official Podcast 271
February 15, 2017
Cristina Vee voices Irena Sendler, the main character in “One More Name.” Cristina tells us about working on Odyssey, screaming for video games, and being a skipper on the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland.

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New Things
February 12, 2017
Apologies for such a late news item! We’ve had some spammer trouble and couldn’t keep up. Anyways, #814: “One More Name, Part 2” has been released on the Adventures in Odyssey Club, and AIOWiki has a new poll. That’s pretty much it, although some information has been released about Album 63 and its first episode. Like always, AIOWiki has (or will have) the latest!

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Official Podcast 270
February 01, 2017
Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and writer/director Bob Hoose answer fan questions about the recent album 61, the upcoming albums 62 & 63, and all things Odyssey.

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Official Podcast 269
January 19, 2017
The John Avery Whittaker Award honors people who have impact on the faith of those around them. Carri Dekkers nominated the “Whit” in her life: Coach Larry Stuckey. Out of more than 600 nominees, Larry was chosen as the grand prize winner. Hear from Carri about how Larry was her coach in the high jump and much more.

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Get in the Show is BACK!
January 07, 2017
Great news, AIO fans! Two things: first, this February, Adventures in Odyssey Clubhouse Magazine is changing its name back again to Focus on the Family Clubhouse Magazine; and, second, the Odyssey Adventure Club has been renamed the Adventures in Odyssey Club.

Oh, wait, that’s not the great news, is it?

The Get in the Show! contest is back! Details will be revealed at a later time, but you can always count on the AIOWiki to have the latest.

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Official Podcast 268
January 06, 2017
Working beside famed inventor and ice cream emporium owner, John Avery Whittaker, scientists Bob and Jesse work tirelessly to push the boundaries of audio drama for the sake of pure science. After countless years of relentless research, they are ready to announce their latest breakthrough. (Hint: It involves the Club!)
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New Writers Poll

January 04, 2017
AIOWiki is hosting a new poll. The topic? The writers!

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