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Post  Necro910 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:32 am

Flying Dice wrote:The saddest part was that it was essentially one evangelical anon with a few sockpuppets trying to fight a bunch of people who were apparently having a lot of fun trolling him/her.
That sounds like fun

Also: Where did the x!y thing come from? I keep seeing it.
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Post  Slag on Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:09 am

x!y is basically a way of differentiating different canons and fanons of a character. For instance, say you have a popular of a fanfic of a show, you put 'fanfic name'!'character name' to signify that this is that particular fanfic's interpretation of the character that you're talking about.

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Post  Necro910 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:34 am

Oh, alright. That makes sense.

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Post  Guest on Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:28 am

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Post  Necro910 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:58 am

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Post  Sean Mirrsen on Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:36 am

Not specifically fanfic name and not even an interpretation. Any permutation of a character or object can be identified this way, whenever just using an adjective might be confusing. I think it originated in some programming language or other.
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Post  Necro910 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:45 am

Sean Mirrsen wrote:Not specifically fanfic name and not even an interpretation. Any permutation of a character or object can be identified this way, whenever just using an adjective might be confusing. I think it originated in some programming language or other.
I've mainly been seeing it as Fem!X, with X being the character. I have a friend that loves Hetalia, so I see a lot of her RP buddies having that.
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Post  Armok on Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:51 am

Where I'm from it's used more generally, such as for example 2011!Armok for referring to what I were like, did, etc. a year ago.
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