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I agree with StarFox. Nouns with vague names sounds better than Nondescript Nouns. It would confuse our younger readers (8 and below, maybe 10). I think it should be maybe, "Nouns With Vague Names" typed like that. Either way does not matter. [[User:doctorwho295]] July 15, 2009
I agree with StarFox. Nouns with vague names sounds better than Nondescript Nouns. It would confuse our younger readers (8 and below, maybe 10). I think it should be maybe, "Nouns With Vague Names" typed like that. Either way does not matter. [[User:doctorwho295]] July 15, 2009
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:Except get rid of the "Nouns with" baggage. "Vague Names" or "Generic Names" would work just fine. (Aside: Our target audience is nowhere close to that young.) For the companion article, why not just "Long Names". We don't need to say that they're unusually long, because that's implied by the fact that the article exists in the first place. (A name that is of "usual" length is not notable.) — [[User:It's dot com|It's dot com]] 00:06, 16 July 2009 (UTC)
 
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Agreed. [[User:StarFox|StarFox]] 00:48, 16 July 2009 (UTC)
 
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I think the name is just fine, albeit a little... not used in general society. What I mean is, not a lot of people use the word 'nondescript'. Either way I like it. '''Keep the old name''' -Espemon333 10:17 July 31, 2009 (UTC)(Whatever that means)
 
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maybe bad descriptions because the words are said terribly
 
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I propose "'The gist' nouns" because all the names are just straight to the point. For instance "The Robot" from the Children's book could have been called Xexorz (over) 9000 or something dedicated to the representation of a machine but the Brothers just decided to cut through the Bovine droppings and settled for "The Robot". The same goes for "that paintball place across the street" Insteaded of calling it Cardgage's Sporting Goods, office supplies, and other projectiles sales, they just said forget it and just called it something anybody could identify. Which brings another thought to light "Easy-to-deduce names" or "commonly thoughted names", or "John Doe nouns" or something to that effect since we are talking about vague descriptions to something that could otherwise be specified. {{unsigned|108.82.38.66|07:47, 24 July 2013 (UTC)}}
 
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== Cleanup ==
 
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Anyone else think this page should be a bit easier to read? Maybe make categories like "Toons" and "Emails" or something similar to sort the nouns a little. [[User:Still This Guy|Still This Guy]] 01:06, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
 
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:I am against arbitrary categorization of these sorts of pages, and I don't think having a page with a lot of entries makes it any more difficult to read than anything else. {{User:DeFender1031/sig}} 01:14, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
 
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== Marzipan's Answering Machine 6 ==
 
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In [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 6.0]] Strong Bad says he is Dr. Professional and Marzipan has been diagnosed with serious problems. Couldn't those be considered nondescriptive nouns? --[[User:Happypasta|Happypasta]] 01:30, 26 January 2011 (UTC)
 

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