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Category talk:Dead guys

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If we are to have people of both sexes in here, we should rename it to "stiffs," or at least to "dead men," as "guys" is only gender-neutral in the vocative case. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 03:58, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

Also, how do we know they're dead? Maybe they've been zombified. Nebuchadnezzar (talk) 04:04, 25 March 2011 (UTC)
Why not just have "dead people"? This is silly. ħumanUser talk:Human 03:38, 27 March 2011 (UTC)
It is less bother to recategorize the pages on women, since there are less of them; but I could drop both gender-specific categories. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 03:43, 27 March 2011 (UTC)
Why do we even need this as a category anyway? Most of the categories we put on articles about people group them by what they do/did, what they believe(d), etc. People can use the category link to find other people who work in the same field or are part of the same political movement etc. The people in this cat have nothing in common other than just not being around anymore, which goes for the majority of people who have ever lived. So it just creates a potentially bottomless trivia list. Is anybody really going to see this category on a page & think "this guy's dead - I wonder who else is dead - I'd better check the list on the category page"? WěǎšěǐǒǐďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 13:15, 27 March 2011 (UTC)