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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <recentchanges rccontinue="20191016142654|1148024" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <recentchanges>
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Lb Burnstein" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148034" timestamp="2019-10-18T21:44:44Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Luisjleo Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148033" timestamp="2019-10-18T20:04:37Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Gil Tournier" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148032" timestamp="2019-10-18T19:54:25Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Seanmathews Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148031" timestamp="2019-10-18T12:55:40Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Slaymamie Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148030" timestamp="2019-10-18T04:24:45Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Charlottepia Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148029" timestamp="2019-10-17T16:26:08Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Niaroobank Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148028" timestamp="2019-10-17T16:12:10Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:MiloReyford Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148027" timestamp="2019-10-17T02:40:49Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Spatzi83 Resident" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148026" timestamp="2019-10-16T19:00:34Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="2" title="User:Ptolemy Linden" pageid="0" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="1148025" timestamp="2019-10-16T16:26:40Z" />
    </recentchanges>
  </query>
</api>