Talk:belldom

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Sounds like invention, but a google search shows it is used by a very narrow group of fanboys and sounds way too specific. JamesjiaoTC 03:57, 8 October 2012 (UTC)

First of all, this is a proper noun and most of the cites capitalise it, so if it should be anywhere here, it is at Belldom. However, durably archived citations are going to be next to non-existent so I would probably support deletion. Secondly, the usage seems much wider than the defs given, more along the lines of Beatledom and Elvisdom. I have no idea what Wiktionary policy has kept those two most notable examples of domains redlinked, but whatever it is, it surely applies in this case also.
I believe there is another sense of belldom; the domain of bellringing which is citable. I intend to add this, so could the rfd template be adjusted to apply only to the challenged senses? SpinningSpark 14:07, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
It's not from -dom as in kingdom. It's from the Dom in Dominic. Fanfic writers often give their shipper "pairings" hybrid names like this. Equinox 14:20, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
Oh, of course. But it's still capitalised. SpinningSpark 15:10, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
@SpinningSpark - The absence of Beatledom and Elvisdom is probably simply an oversight, since both clearly meet the inclusion criteria, and we already have things like Beatlemania and Elvisy.
Regarding shipper pairing names, as long as they are attestable by Wiktionary standards, I don't see why they shouldn't be included. But while K/S (Kirk/Spock) would definitely be attestable, because it's been around for decades and had books and articles written about it, "Belldom," as a shipper pairing name, doesn't get any hits on Google Books, Google News Archive, or Usenet. Although there is an isolated usage from 2003 in the sense "the franchise of the TV show Saved by the Bell." Astral (talk) 18:18, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
Deleted, although this was perhaps more of a RFV matter. - -sche (discuss) 03:16, 20 September 2013 (UTC)