Talk:pissing war

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519 google hits for "pissing war". 319000 for pissing contest. In these trying times, do we need to escalate conflict? Andrew massyn 20:09, 15 July 2006 (UTC)

Haha. Well, it is interesting. My own opinion be known, if sources can be found for it per the "three-source-rule", we ought to keep it. I tell you what, I'll see what respectable citations I can find! Beobach972 21:28, 15 July 2006 (UTC)
Two so far : a CNN article where the phrase is used by one of the creators of South Park, Matt Stone : [1] ; and one 'Google Books' result, though the content is restricted : [2] . (Anyone have a copy?) I'm looking for more. Beobach972 21:55, 15 July 2006 (UTC)
Oh, a WorkingForChange article by Geov Parrish [3] . All of the uses, by the way, suggest a metaphorical sense (which I just added to the article). (Here is the same Parrish article, from the Seattle Weekly [4] - (I do not claim this as a separate attestation - simply as a separate link, for posterity, in case one site or the other goes offline).) Beobach972 22:14, 15 July 2006 (UTC)
Two more citations, though these are from blogs and may or may not be acceptable : [5] and [6] .
Lastly, Steve Duplessie, a senior analyst to the Enterprise Storage Group, uses it in an interview with 'Byte and Switch' [7] . Okay, well if this ain't enough to save it, go ahead and delete it. Beobach972 23:07, 15 July 2006 (UTC)

I have marked it as substandard usage for pissing contest. If anyone is unhappy with that, please say why on the talk page and edit as needed. Rfvpassed. Andrew massyn 07:44, 13 August 2006 (UTC)