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Definition of flame war

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

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Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".
Definitions include: so compatible that even the known bugs of product A were replicated in the "bug-for-bug compatible" product B.
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Definitions include: a metaphorical device that people possess (a la gaydar) that measures how bogus something is.
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Definitions include: the "real world" time of day - i.e. the time of day displayed by the clock on the wall - rather than other measures of time, such as a computer's current uptime.
Definitions include: acronym for "on the other hand".
Definitions include: of the title to an article or webpage, vague enough so that one has to click the title to learn what the destination is actually about.
Definitions include: "computer".

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Other terms relating to 'flame':

Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.
Definitions include: a post to a discussion forum that is intended to incite flames.
Definitions include: to be incredibly high from smoking marijuana.
Definitions include: a spectacular failure.
Definitions include: a homosexual male who flaunts his homosexuality so as to make a pro-gay statement and/or to shock heterosexuals.
Definitions include: a cigarette.
Definitions include: excessive; "over the top".
Definitions include: a past romantic partner.

Other terms relating to 'war':

Definitions include: be something really big and bad.
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: when suddenly you have to defecate and there's nowhere to do so, therefore, straining to not defecate in your pants.
Definitions include: a person that supports warfare as a valid way of settling political, economic, or even religious differences.
Definitions include: a true story of a difficult experience.

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