The SpongeBob Squarepants Wiki

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The SpongeBob SquarePants Wiki
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Site Information
Founder Haldir
Age 6 years, 9 months, 2 days (as of January 12, 2014)
Consists of Wiki, chat, forums
Bureaucrats AMK152 (2007-present)
JCM (2012-present)
Haldir (2007-present)
AW10 (2010-present)
Rgoodermote (2009-present)
Administrators FrostyLemon (2012-present)
Gwaine (2012-present)
CalzoneManiac (2013-present)
Conkur's Bad Fur Day (2011-present)
GojiBob (2010-present)
ZeoSpark (2012-present)
SpongeBob EditPants (2013-present)
SpongeBob456 (2012-present)
Loopa23 (2013-present)

The SpongeBob Wiki is the leading database of SpongeBob information in the world.


The SpongeBob SquarePants Wiki has its roots in the WikiProject SpongeBob SquarePants at Wikipedia, formed on June 6, 2006 by ForestH2, and developed by ForestH2 and AMK152. The WikiProject grew, and was able to keep track of and improve all SpongeBob-related articles on Wikipedia.

In 2007, there were a series of events unfolding on Wikipedia that threatened many of the articles and content involved. The concern was over articles of works of fiction, and there were claims that individual episode articles were not relevant to Wikipedia, with the exception of certain series. On May 8, 2007, the issue was brought to the articles regarding SpongeBob SquarePants. The members of WikiProject SBSP fought to preserve those articles on Wikipedia. A heated debate engulfed the WikiProject and several contributors of SpongeBob articles, even after the May 14, 2007 redirecting of all articles to the episode list article. This, of course, put the now orphaned title cards and related images in jeopardy. AMK152 was able to save every image he could before it was deleted from Wikipedia. Eventually, those images were deleted.

While this was going on at Wikipedia, Dark Assassin, a user of Wikia, made a request for a SpongeBob Wiki at Wikia. [1] However, there was another request (that made by Haldir) that had been made, so Dantman denied Dark Assassin's request on April 11. In April of 2007, Haldir's request for a SpongeBob Wiki was granted, and the SpongeBob SquarePants Wiki was born.

After seeing that it was almost impossible to bring back the articles on Wikipedia, AMK152 proceeded to do a massive project involving the migration of all SpongeBob-related articles from Wikipedia to the new SpongeBob SquarePants Wiki. After the articles were successfully migrated over, their preservation was more likely to succeed. Although activity was slow at first, a few editors joined and soon there was a transition of the articles from a Wikipedia-looking article to our own SpongeBob version.

Haldir was unable to spend a lot of time on the wiki, and so the wiki did not develop over the first month. On October 7, 2007, after a vandal began to wreck havoc, with no active administrator, AMK152 was unable to keep it under control without sysop powers. He made the request to Wikia Staff, and was appointed administrator. [2]

In February of 2009, Rgoodermote joined the staff as a second active administrator. Several other contributors became administrators to help maintain the growing wiki.