IRC penis war ⇝

penis war

(jargon, abuse)   (Or "Dick Size War", "DSW") Any argument which has degenerated into quantitative boasting of the sort "My [program|bot|etc.] is [faster|meaner|etc.] than yours!". Generally as unconstructive (and with as little emphasis on empirical proof) as men debating who has the biggest penis.

The term is often used on IRC, news:alt.sysadmin.recovery, and sometimes applied to IRC botwars, because of their equally pointless nature.

Last updated: 1999-07-14


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