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Dihydrogen monoxide

Score: 3 • voting closed
Elapsed Time: 76 hours
Delete (3)
  1. Symbol delete vote.svg Delete. Okay, so the joke (which isn't original to Uncyclopedia) is that "Dihydrogen monoxide" is one of several valid chemical names for the stuff better known as water. Anon in 2017 created a page with a joke title, great. Only, he doesn't go on to actually tell the joke, never again using the term but rambling about water and peeing. It's a single paragraph, because he can't format. Spıke Radiomicrophone.gif01:21 5-Mar-21
  2. Symbol delete vote.svg Delete. -Soon. (talk) 01:55, 5 March 2021 (UTC)
  3. Symbol delete vote.svg Delete. Not that we shouldn't have an article on Dihydrogen Monoxide, just that it shouldn't be this one.Sog1970 (talk) 10:44, 5 March 2021 (UTC)
Keep (0)

No keep votes.

Comments
  • By the way, "hydrogen oxide" is simpler and equally valid; the atoms' numbers of bonds means they will naturally occur two H's for every O, no need for the name to specify. So the very title is the error of assuming more complicated means more encyclopedic; see CoW. With that in mind, I have resuscitated and cleaned up Rickyrab's article, killed N.R.V. in 2006. Spıke Radiomicrophone.gif02:05,02:59 5-Mar-21
    Though, strictly, water isn't the only Hydrogen Oxide available, albeit Hydrogen peroxide is much less stable. Sog1970 (talk) 10:44, 5 March 2021 (UTC)
    Thanks; so noted, now, at hydrogen oxide. Spıke Radiomicrophone.gif11:01 5-Mar-21
  • Deleted. Now redirects to Hydrogen oxide. Spıke Radiomicrophone.gif20:04 6-Mar-21