Can we ban the word Dilbertian?

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  1. Primula
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    it gets really, really tired being used over and over and over again in one particular forum.
     
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    That's a Dilbertian suggestion.
     
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    Works for me.
     
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  4. Randy Petersen
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    It's a new term for me so requires some research. It does appear to be a legit term with Google finding it over 29,000 times. But It does seem you are correct because in Google search, the MilePoint use of the term in the bmi forum appears at the 4th reference to the term. That is a fairly high page rank. Apparently the use is to make a comparison of situations in real life to those in the comic strip. Not sure it requires a total ban but I've always found that references to The Seinfeld Show as comparisons to things in real life were pretty interesting as well. At this point there are 32 references to the term, let's used this as a basis and see the growth a month from now. Thanks.
     
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    Very much Dilbertian!:)
     
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  6. Primula
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    Thanks Randy. Interesting that a word coined about BA should be used on the BD board so often :confused:
     
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    Really now is this an attempt to ban the poster who uses it quite often?:)
     
  8. trooper
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    Before we do that, might we find a way to stop teenagers using "like" every third word?:)
     
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  9. Primula
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    No, if i wanted that, I'd ask for that. But the use of an invented word, which has no meaning and is used continuously in any context does get very old, very quickly.
     
  10. MSPeconomist
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    Whatever.
     
  11. Prospero
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    Randy, can I ask that you and your team take a closer look at the context in which the term Dilbertian is being (ab)used on MilePoint. In concert with this, consider why very few members participate in the forums where the contrived Dilbertian agenda has been given freedom to reign.

    Milepoint your gig and I respect that. What can Milepoint do to ignite the charm and enthusiasm of its members that regular fly British Airways, who are normally vocal about the airline and its FFP?
     
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  12. Gargoyle
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    I like that.
     
  13. violist
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    It's like, like, I like that.
     
  14. MSPeconomist
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    No, really, whatever.
     

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