Bots are not sockpuppets, but they are owned by another user who monitors their performance and programmes their tasks. As unauthorised bots could do a lot of damage to Tolkien Gateway they must be approved by a bureaucrat.
 Current bots
- KingAragorn Bot (operated by KingAragorn since 6 June 2008)
- Mithbot (operated by Mith since 27 August 2010)
 Job requests
If you have a mundane or repetitive task that you would like a bot to perform, please contact the either KingAragorn or Mith. They should be able to help, or else explain the limitations of their bots.
 Obtaining a bot
There is currently no defined procedure for creating a bot, however all bots must be approved by at bureaucrat so it is advisable to speak to a bureaucrat before creating a second account. You should explain why specifically you feel that you need a bot and what tasks you intend for it perform.