Using will paginate

just to be sure:
  alias find_all_special_list find_especial_list

should not be
  alias find_all_special_list find_special_list

and
  def self.find_special_list

is really a class method ?

marcel

class Whatever < ActiveRecord::Base
  class << self
    alias_method :target, :source
  end
end

or

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