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

Sherool jamydlan at online.no
Tue Feb 7 20:35:54 UTC 2006

On Tue, 07 Feb 2006 11:04:34 +0100, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com>  

> 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...

Whatever happened to just plain old "Recent Changes/RC patrol".


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