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 A guide to What If terminology. A guide to What If terminology.
  
-**WI:** What If ? (and not "​Women'​s Institute"​ as some new British members have thought)+**WI:** What If? (and not "​Women'​s Institute"​ as some new British members have thought)
  
-**DBWI:** [[Double Blind What If]]. Correctly, this means writing from the perspective of another timeline and asking 'what if' the POD that produced that timeline had gone the other way - in other words, asking about OTL. For example, "DBWI: What if John Wilkes Booth had succeeded in his attempt to assassinate Lincoln?"​ However, many people misuse the DBWI terminology,​ which makes Baby VoCSe cry, so don't. 'DB RP' has recently been suggested as a title for pure in-timeline roleplaying threads.+**DBWI:** [[Double Blind What If]]. Correctly, this means writing from the perspective of another timeline and asking 'what if' the POD that produced that timeline had gone the other way - in other words, asking about OTL. For example, "DBWI: What if John Wilkes Booth had succeeded in his attempt to assassinate Lincoln?"​ However, many people misuse the DBWI terminology,​ which makes Baby [[offtopic:VoCSe]] cry, so don't. 'DB RP' has recently been suggested as a title for pure in-timeline roleplaying threads.
  
 **TBWI**: Triple Blind What If. By analogy, but no-one can agree on what it means. **TBWI**: Triple Blind What If. By analogy, but no-one can agree on what it means.
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