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- Monitor changes to pages of interest with your own watchlist;
- Create new pages;
- Choose your own username, provided it is appropriate;
- Customize the appearance and behavior of the website;
- Edit semi-protected pages;
- Upload images; and
- Rename pages.
This is the discussion page for an IP user, identified by the user's IP address. Some IP addresses change periodically, and may be shared by several users. If you are an IP user, you may create an account or log in to avoid future confusion with other IP users. Registering also hides your IP address.