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Mar 23rd 2021 at 7:47:16 AM •••

Linking to a past Trope Repair Shop thread that dealt with this page: Rename discussion, started by Kinitawowi on Sep 1st 2010 at 6:55:13 PM

Mar 23rd 2021 at 6:55:40 AM •••

Linking to a past Trope Repair Shop thread that dealt with this page: Fixes required, started by korax1214 on Jan 14th 2011 at 1:16:49 AM

Mar 3rd 2014 at 12:03:41 PM •••

So...I guess this page is for Appellations Creatively Relevant, Occasionally Nonsensical, Yet Meaningful?

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Telcontar MOD
Mar 4th 2014 at 1:55:56 AM •••

Yes, I guess it is. XD It would be great if you could incorporate that into the page somewhere.

Apr 7th 2014 at 9:09:33 PM •••

Done! Hope it's not too awkwardly placed.

May 4th 2019 at 6:48:01 PM •••

Alternatively, I'd like to suggest Alone Characters Replacing Original Names Yields Musing Sentences

Nov 5th 2012 at 7:43:28 PM •••

Shouldn't this page name make up an Acronym? How about Fun Acronym Games?

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Telcontar MOD
Mar 4th 2014 at 1:53:49 AM •••

The current title is fine. I don't think spelling FAG is very funny.

Dec 24th 2011 at 5:50:44 PM •••

Do a person's initials count? I'm sure that would make it also a Punny Name, but here's the example:

  • A character named Julie Anne Bennington. Who likes knives...

Apr 15th 2011 at 2:10:36 PM •••

This page is being split due to length. It has reached a size where it is in danger of causing server performance issues. See this thread for details.

To alleviate this, I split off the current content along the lines of the current folder structure. New examples should be placed in the appropriate media sub-pages.

Mar 19th 2011 at 8:40:50 AM •••

No mentions to the Overly Long Gag Madao chapter from Gintama? Really?

Dec 28th 2010 at 2:10:26 AM •••

Okay wait. The page itself says initialisms shouldn't be put on the page, but the page has Fun With Initialisms as a redirect. Why?

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Jan 10th 2011 at 1:01:23 AM •••

Because the most common use of "acronym" is as a misnomer for "initialism"? Likewise, many people say "backronym" (yecch) when "acrostic" is the correct term. To put things straight; laser is an acronym, MIME (as in file type) is an acrostic (mimes existed long before computers), HTML is an initialism.

Edited by korax1214
Feb 3rd 2011 at 5:39:29 AM •••

Little late, but the page has been fixed so it says initialisms are OK.

Nov 17th 2010 at 2:13:12 AM •••

BASIC was originally known as the Dartmouth Oversimplified Programming Experiment. Guess why they changed it.

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Nov 21st 2010 at 5:23:22 PM •••

What a shame; I would have really liked to work with Visual Dope instead of Visual Basic in college.

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