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27th Aug '16 9:14:45 PM Phys101
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For the definition of Circular Definition, see CircularDefinition. While this is an obvious joke, it has a certain {{justification}} beyond RuleOfFunny. This type of definition may illustrate the term and get the meaning across to the reader better than any formal definition in terms of previously defined terms. It is literally impossible to define all terms in terms of previously defined terms.[[note]]How does one define the first term?[[\note]]

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For the definition of Circular Definition, see CircularDefinition. While this is an obvious joke, it has a certain {{justification}} beyond RuleOfFunny. This type of definition may illustrate the term and get the meaning across to the reader better than any formal definition in terms of previously defined terms. It is literally impossible to define all terms in terms of previously defined terms.[[note]]How does one define the first term?[[\note]]
term?[[/note]]
27th Aug '16 9:13:41 PM Phys101
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For the definition of Circular Definition, see CircularDefinition. %%Seems that someone removed the "Reflexive Statement" page after all these years. If someone puts it back online, please change this page back to linking it.

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For the definition of Circular Definition, see CircularDefinition. While this is an obvious joke, it has a certain {{justification}} beyond RuleOfFunny. This type of definition may illustrate the term and get the meaning across to the reader better than any formal definition in terms of previously defined terms. It is literally impossible to define all terms in terms of previously defined terms.[[note]]How does one define the first term?[[\note]]

%%Seems that someone removed the "Reflexive Statement" page after all these years. If someone puts it back online, please change this page back to linking it.
19th Jun '16 4:59:26 PM bwburke94
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* CircularDefinition



* NonsenseNomenclature
25th Jan '16 7:54:05 AM samf359
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* ThereAreNoGirlsOnTheInternet (There are no girls on the Internet. There are no girls because the females pretend to be male. The females pretend to be male because certain men gets outraged if they say they are female. These men get outrages because anyone who claim to be female is a liar. They know that anyone online claiming to be female is a liar... Because there are no girls on the Internet.)

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* ThereAreNoGirlsOnTheInternet (There are no girls on the Internet. There are no girls because the females pretend to be male. The females pretend to be male because certain men gets get outraged if they say they are female. These men get outrages outraged because anyone who claim to be female is a liar. They know that anyone online claiming to be female is a liar... Because there are no girls on the Internet.)
7th Jun '14 6:47:06 AM Xzenu
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For the definition of Circular Definition, see ReflexiveStatement.

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For the definition of Circular Definition, see ReflexiveStatement.
CircularDefinition. %%Seems that someone removed the "Reflexive Statement" page after all these years. If someone puts it back online, please change this page back to linking it.



...Actually, no. See '''only''' ReflexiveStatement.
15th Jan '13 2:01:18 AM justanid
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* RecursiveAdaptation
* RecursiveAmmo
* RecursiveCanon
* RecursiveCreators
* RecursiveCrossdressing
* RecursiveFanfiction
* RecursiveImport
* RecursivePrecursors
* RecursiveReality (Of the TurtlesAllTheWayDown kind.)
* RecursiveTranslation



* StrangePondWoman (When authority isn't valid because it's valid, it's instead invalid because it's invalid. Administrivia/InternalSubtrope of ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta.)



* RecursiveReality (Of the TurtlesAllTheWayDown kind.)
* StrangePondWoman (When authority isn't valid because it's valid, it's instead invalid because it's invalid. Administrivia/InternalSubtrope of ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta.)
3rd Dec '12 8:59:59 AM SeptimusHeap
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* StrangePondWoman (When authority isn't valid because it's valid, it's instead invalid because it's invalid. InternalSubtrope of ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta.)

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* StrangePondWoman (When authority isn't valid because it's valid, it's instead invalid because it's invalid. InternalSubtrope Administrivia/InternalSubtrope of ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta.)
25th May '12 8:29:26 PM TheOtherSteve
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25th May '12 8:28:51 PM Sullesk
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