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mirror vbulletin members area with wget

There are several vbulletin communities to which I am member and long term contributor, where there is a risk these contributions may go offline / be lost as people move on to other things, so I make infrequent private mirrors/copies for this purpose (copyright implications considered) with the following wget cookie method.


If you are mirroring a large forum or have urgency, the consider building a url-list.txt and using “wget -i” for their execution (rather than executing wget as a whole each time) and/or use parallel to execute, eg:

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