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==A==
==A==
*'''admin''' ''(n.)'': Short for "administrator". A member of the group of users with special privileges.  See ''bureaucrat'', ''developer'', and ''sysop''.
*'''admin''' ''(n.)'': Short for "administrator". A member of the group of users with special privileges.  See ''bureaucrat'', ''developer'', and ''sysop''.
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*'''anonny''' ''(n.; pl.'' '''anonnies''''')'': An anonymous contributor, identified only by an ''IP address''. Less common: a user who forgets to sign his or her talk post. References [[Anonymous Contributor]] from [[rock opera]]. In other areas of the Internet, an anonny is called an anon.
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*'''anonny''' ''(n.; pl.'' '''anonnies''''')'': An anonymous contributor, identified only by an ''IP address''. Less common: a user who forgets to sign his or her talk post. References [[Anonymous]] from [[rock opera]]. In other areas of the Internet, an anonny is called an anon.
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*'''arg against''' ''(n.; abbrev.)'': "Argument against." An ''argument'' to reject a proposed idea.
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*'''arg against''' ''(n.; abbrev.)'': "Argument against." An ''argument'' to reject a proposed ''STUFF item''.
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*'''arg for''' ''(n.; abbrev.)'': "Argument for." An ''argument'' in favor of keeping a proposed idea.
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*'''arg for''' ''(n.; abbrev.)'': "Argument for." An ''argument'' in favor of keeping a proposed ''STUFF item''.
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*'''argument''' ''(n.)'': A persuasive statement used in the discussion process. Arguments are not conversational, and may be merged or reworded so long as the overall meaning doesn't change.
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*'''argument''' ''(n.)'': A persuasive statement used in the ''STUFF process''. Arguments are not conversational, and may be merged or reworded so long as the overall meaning doesn't change.
==B==
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*'''Fanstuff''' ''(prop. n.)'': [[HRFWiki:Main Page|fanstuff.hrwiki.org]]
*'''Fanstuff''' ''(prop. n.)'': [[HRFWiki:Main Page|fanstuff.hrwiki.org]]
*'''featured article''' ''(n.)'': An article that has been or is currently featured on the [[Main Page]].
*'''featured article''' ''(n.)'': An article that has been or is currently featured on the [[Main Page]].
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*'''[[Flash]]''' ''(n.)'': The animation software used by [[The Brothers Chaps]] to create [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|homestarrunner.com]]. Also refers to the system used to play them over the Internet.
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*'''Flash''' ''(prop. n.)'': See ''[[Flash|Macromedia Flash]]''.
*'''Flash artifact''' ''(n.)'': An animation shortcut seen by viewing the Flash file directly, such as a character missing a limb.
*'''Flash artifact''' ''(n.)'': An animation shortcut seen by viewing the Flash file directly, such as a character missing a limb.
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*'''Flash file''' ''(n.)'': See ''[[Flash]]''.
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*'''Flash file''' ''(n.)'': See ''[[Flash|Macromedia Flash]]''.
*'''Forum''' ''(prop. n.)'': [http://forum.hrwiki.org forum.hrwiki.org]
*'''Forum''' ''(prop. n.)'': [http://forum.hrwiki.org forum.hrwiki.org]
*'''fun fact''' ''(n., oft cap. 'Fun Fact')'': A piece of information that is included in a special section on articles, usually toons. The term ''fun'' is used even though it is somewhat subjective. Fun facts are further split into ''explanations'', ''trivia'', ''remarks'', ''goofs'', ''glitches'', ''inside references'', ''real-world references'', and (if a subsequent toon has made a reference to the toon in question) ''fast forward''. (There are also some ''ad hoc'' categories which are justified on an article-by-article basis; for example, ''[[boring (really)#Strong Bad's list of 3-letter words|Strong Bad's list of 3-letter words]]''. ''Goofs'' and ''Glitches'' can also be followed up with ''Fixed Goofs'' and ''Fixed Glitches'', respectively, if necessary.) Disputed fun facts are discussed on talk pages, and there is lots of advice for [[HRWiki:STUFF/About|what makes a good fun fact]].
*'''fun fact''' ''(n., oft cap. 'Fun Fact')'': A piece of information that is included in a special section on articles, usually toons. The term ''fun'' is used even though it is somewhat subjective. Fun facts are further split into ''explanations'', ''trivia'', ''remarks'', ''goofs'', ''glitches'', ''inside references'', ''real-world references'', and (if a subsequent toon has made a reference to the toon in question) ''fast forward''. (There are also some ''ad hoc'' categories which are justified on an article-by-article basis; for example, ''[[boring (really)#Strong Bad's list of 3-letter words|Strong Bad's list of 3-letter words]]''. ''Goofs'' and ''Glitches'' can also be followed up with ''Fixed Goofs'' and ''Fixed Glitches'', respectively, if necessary.) Disputed fun facts are discussed on talk pages, and there is lots of advice for [[HRWiki:STUFF/About|what makes a good fun fact]].
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==M==
==M==
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*'''Macromedia Flash''' ''(n.)'': See [[Flash]].
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*'''[[Macromedia Flash]]''' ''(n.)'': The animation software used by [[The Brothers Chaps]] to create [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|homestarrunner.com]]. Also refers to the system used to play them over the Internet.
*'''MediaWiki''' ''(prop. n.)'': The software used by this wiki and [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Sites_using_MediaWiki many others].
*'''MediaWiki''' ''(prop. n.)'': The software used by this wiki and [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Sites_using_MediaWiki many others].
*'''move''' ''(v.)'': To change the name of a page. Moving a page automatically creates a ''redirect'' from the old name to the new name.
*'''move''' ''(v.)'': To change the name of a page. Moving a page automatically creates a ''redirect'' from the old name to the new name.
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*'''Recent Changes''' ''(prop. n.)'': Recent edits on the wiki, found at [[Special:Recentchanges]].
*'''Recent Changes''' ''(prop. n.)'': Recent edits on the wiki, found at [[Special:Recentchanges]].
*'''redirect''' ''(n.)'': A page name that redirects the user to an article. If an article is moved, a redirect will be left behind at its former name to point to the new one; another common use is to direct frequent misspellings or variants of a phrase to the correct article.
*'''redirect''' ''(n.)'': A page name that redirects the user to an article. If an article is moved, a redirect will be left behind at its former name to point to the new one; another common use is to direct frequent misspellings or variants of a phrase to the correct article.
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*'''revise''' ''(v.; inflected form:'' '''revision''''')'': To make a major change to the wording of something.
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*'''revise''' ''(v.; inflected form:'' '''revision''''')'': To make a major change to the wording of a ''STUFF item'', which is set apart from the original wording in its own section, with its own ''vote table''.
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*'''reword''' ''(v.)'': To make a minor change to the wording of something. The wording of an item that is reworded may change significantly, but the overall meaning stays the same.
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*'''reword''' ''(v.)'': To make a minor change to the wording of a ''STUFF item''. The wording of an item that is reworded may change significantly, but the overall meaning stays the same.
*'''rv''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.)'': "Reverted." Used in an ''edit summary'' to indicate that the page has been restored to a previous condition as though the next-to-last edit never occurred.
*'''rv''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.)'': "Reverted." Used in an ''edit summary'' to indicate that the page has been restored to a previous condition as though the next-to-last edit never occurred.
*'''rv/s''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.; also'' '''rvs''''')'': "Reverted spam." Similar to ''rv'', but used when the edit in question is ''spamming''.
*'''rv/s''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.; also'' '''rvs''''')'': "Reverted spam." Similar to ''rv'', but used when the edit in question is ''spamming''.
*'''rv/v''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.; also'' '''rvv''''')'': "Reverted vandalism." Similar to ''rv'', but used when the edit in question is ''vandalism''.
*'''rv/v''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.; also'' '''rvv''''')'': "Reverted vandalism." Similar to ''rv'', but used when the edit in question is ''vandalism''.
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*'''rm''' ''(v.t.; abbrev.)'': Short for "remove", typically followed by whatever was removed.
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*'''rm''' ''(v.)'': A shortened version of the word "remove".
==S==
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*'''troll''' ''(n.)'': One who ''trolls'' (see next entry). Also, a vandal (in this sense technically a [[HRWiki_talk:Glossary#Miss_Nomer_2005|misnomer]]).  
*'''troll''' ''(n.)'': One who ''trolls'' (see next entry). Also, a vandal (in this sense technically a [[HRWiki_talk:Glossary#Miss_Nomer_2005|misnomer]]).  
*'''troll''' ''(v.; inflected form:'' '''trolling''''')'': To post comments in an Internet community intended to get a negative reaction or to disrupt or inflame a situation. Also, to vandalize (in this sense technically a [[HRWiki_talk:Glossary#Miss_Nomer_2005|misnomer]]).  
*'''troll''' ''(v.; inflected form:'' '''trolling''''')'': To post comments in an Internet community intended to get a negative reaction or to disrupt or inflame a situation. Also, to vandalize (in this sense technically a [[HRWiki_talk:Glossary#Miss_Nomer_2005|misnomer]]).  
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*<span id="TTATOT"></span>'''TTATOT''' ''(n.)'': "This, That, And The Other Thing." Applicable when a reference in a toon could refer to one of many similar things. The rule of thumb is that if it could apply to several things, it probably refers to nothing in particular, or to a genre in general.
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*<span id="TTATOT"></span>'''TTATOT''' ''(n.)'': "This That And The Other Thing." Applicable when a reference in a toon could refer to one of many similar things. The rule of thumb is that if it could apply to several things, it probably refers to nothing in particular, or to a genre in general.
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