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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <logevents lecontinue="20190813164521|470252" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <logevents>
      <item logid="470262" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Yavanna Llanfair" pageid="0" userid="258631" type="newusers" user="Yavanna Llanfair" timestamp="2019-08-18T16:14:49Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470261" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Marlaiya Portello" pageid="0" userid="258630" type="newusers" user="Marlaiya Portello" timestamp="2019-08-18T01:39:42Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470260" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Paola Orfan" pageid="0" userid="258629" type="newusers" user="Paola Orfan" timestamp="2019-08-17T15:12:50Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470259" action="create" ns="2" title="User:AvalynMarella Resident" pageid="0" userid="258628" type="newusers" user="AvalynMarella Resident" timestamp="2019-08-16T14:44:29Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470258" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Michealia Cypress" pageid="0" userid="258627" type="newusers" user="Michealia Cypress" timestamp="2019-08-15T21:12:19Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470257" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Icelady5 Resident" pageid="0" userid="258626" type="newusers" user="Icelady5 Resident" timestamp="2019-08-15T15:31:57Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470256" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Humex1 Resident" pageid="0" userid="258625" type="newusers" user="Humex1 Resident" timestamp="2019-08-15T14:09:13Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470255" action="create" ns="2" title="User:SarahDalrymple Resident" pageid="0" userid="258624" type="newusers" user="SarahDalrymple Resident" timestamp="2019-08-14T22:00:33Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470254" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Torashisen Resident" pageid="0" userid="258623" type="newusers" user="Torashisen Resident" timestamp="2019-08-14T19:48:13Z" comment="" />
      <item logid="470253" action="create" ns="2" title="User:Alp1238 Resident" pageid="0" userid="258622" type="newusers" user="Alp1238 Resident" timestamp="2019-08-13T23:16:26Z" comment="" />
    </logevents>
  </query>
</api>