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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <allredirects garcontinue="BYUIwiki/First_time" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page ns="0" title="BYUIwiki/Aikido" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="BYUIwiki/Anime club" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="BYUIwiki/Biddulph" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="BYUIwiki/Create" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="BYUIwiki/Edit" missing="" />
      <page pageid="33848" ns="0" title="BC-ESP Curriculum Overview" />
      <page pageid="33863" ns="0" title="BCESP Curriculum Overview" />
      <page pageid="19602" ns="0" title="BGM Class of 62" />
      <page pageid="55940" ns="0" title="BWV196" />
      <page pageid="33869" ns="0" title="BYO Seismograph" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>