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DpSUs[edit]

Look, I'm sorry, but the term DpSU was coined by EyeonICR, and I really don't see why it should be used as an any kind of official term in this article. ThunderkatzHo! 04:47, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

Seems kind of annoying and useless to keep repeating the whole term. What about "we'll call them DPSUs for short"? Plus, we have all kinds of snarky redefinitions on the site anyway -- unless you want me to rewrite all my references to Anthony Watts' blog as LOLWUWT and Steve McIntyre's as "Climate Fraudit." Nebuchadnezzar (talk) 04:55, 3 August 2011 (UTC)
It is mostly used as DpSU in the article. I guess my main problem is, while with Watts and McIntyre it seems pretty clear that we made it up for the article, here we seem to be using it like it's something more than one person's creation. Maybe we just need to change the sentence that introduces the term? ThunderkatzHo! 05:10, 3 August 2011 (UTC)
Eh, it seems fine to me, it's footnoted to say it was made up by the author of the article. Nebuchadnezzar (talk) 05:14, 3 August 2011 (UTC)
If you have a better way of referring to them, you can use it (provided that it's consistent throughout)... (With regards to the other header, I hadn't realised that the convention of only capitalising the first letter of articles extended to headers within them) Eye on the ICR talk, or type, or whatever... 06:11, 3 August 2011 (UTC)