[WikiEN-l] CVU -> WP:CVP? (was The Counter Vandalism Unit? Whaa?

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 10:04:34 UTC 2006

On 2/6/06, The Cunctator <cunctator at gmail.com> wrote:
> Pretty much the best kinds of project names are ones that are either
> expressly positive (i.e. their name assumes good faith, doesn't create
> an us/them dichotomy), or failing that are ironicly ugly (like
> "bureaucrat", "benevolent dictator", or "spelling nazi" or "mediation
> cabal").

Vandalism Cleaning Brigade?
Grafitti Purging Workforce?
Slaves for an Unvandalised Wikipedia?
The Anti-vandalism Superheroes?
Vandalism Posse?

I wonder if ironically ugly is good though. Isn't CVU already sort of
ironically ugly? Maybe some people aren't getting the irony...


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