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Hi, I just removed the rfv. Reason: it started in June 2007 and is no longer in the rfv list. Regards vwm -- 11:52, 6 January 2008 (UTC)

Restored tag. The second sense is nonsense, the first sense is garbage, citations given support the third sense. RFV discussion is not here on the talk page, therefore not resolved. --Connel MacKenzie 15:51, 6 January 2008 (UTC)
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Missing/lost discussion. Citations do not support sense they are listed under. --Connel MacKenzie 15:52, 6 January 2008 (UTC)

The third definition seems accurate.--Dmol 16:03, 6 January 2008 (UTC)

Wiktionary:Requests_for_verification_archive/June_2007#clusterfuck for those of you who don't know about "what links here" button Cynewulf 16:28, 11 February 2008 (UTC)

Dual Versions[edit]

'cluster fuck' as two words also exists, and WP points there. I move to merge this page into that one (and fixing referencing pages); I will give this notice a week (Hoping I find some standard "Request to Move" procedure like WP. -- IrishDragon 08:20, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Notable usage[edit]

A notable (to me) usage of the term is in the Clint Eastwood film Heartbreak Ridge. He's playing a military character who describes a situation as a "clusterfuck" when what turns out to be a drill is visited by a general and asks why his character is arguing about getting certain supplies. --Brian McNeil 15:11, 16 December 2009 (UTC)

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We have both clusterfuck and cluster fuck. Clearly we only need one. I'm nominating this version because the definition seems to be a lot worse - it rambles on about group sex a bit, gives an oddly specific definition, then notes "The looser usage, referring to any chaotic situation, probably prevails." Not sure whether the open or closed form ultimately makes more sense for an entry though. Smurrayinchester (talk) 14:30, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Keep per WT:COALMINE. —CodeCat 14:32, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
I'm not suggesting the page be turned into a permanent redlink, just scrubbed clean and turned into {{alternative form of|cluster fuck}} (or vice versa). My understanding is that I need to go through RFD to do that, right? Smurrayinchester (talk) 14:38, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Wait, this should be at Requests for Mergers. Closing. Smurrayinchester (talk) 14:42, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Or just edit it.​—msh210 (talk) 23:48, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
In which case I think the lemma should be the one-word form- that's the one I've seen in use. Which one has the better definition should be irrelevant, since it's easy to copy-and-paste between the two to give the desired definition to either one. Chuck Entz (talk) 05:59, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Military term?[edit]

Urban dictionary seems convinced that this was actually coined in the Army. Not a serious source I know, but still a strange disagreement - hippie poet here, Nato-talk there... 17:58, 10 July 2014 (UTC)