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 **[[Dave Howery]]**: Everyone used to be strangely convinced that Dave has a giant bushy biker beard (which he strenuously denies) and Dave himself wants to invade Canada with an army of robot tanks. Now people just ignore him. See main article. **[[Dave Howery]]**: Everyone used to be strangely convinced that Dave has a giant bushy biker beard (which he strenuously denies) and Dave himself wants to invade Canada with an army of robot tanks. Now people just ignore him. See main article.
  
-**Hockey-Rice**: ​ [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=3656|A 2004 ASB scenario]] by [[KJM]] in which Canada and China merge into one country called Hockey-Rice to provide a worthy opponent to the USA. Its flag is a colour-inverted and flipped Nazi flag. [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=20685|Often]] [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=75677|referenced]] in mid-2000s AH.com media.+**Hockey-Rice**: ​ [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=3656|A 2004 ASB scenario]] by [[KJM]] in which Canada and China merge into one country called Hockey-Rice to provide a worthy opponent to the USA. Its flag is a colour-inverted and flipped Nazi flag. [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=75677|Often referenced]] in mid-2000s AH.com media.
  
 **The [[Sheep Thread]], AKA "SHEEP THE SIZE OF VW CAMPER VANS!!!!!!"​**:​ Legendary ASB thread created by Landshark which ran for many pages and spawned multiple [[AH.com Religions]]. **The [[Sheep Thread]], AKA "SHEEP THE SIZE OF VW CAMPER VANS!!!!!!"​**:​ Legendary ASB thread created by Landshark which ran for many pages and spawned multiple [[AH.com Religions]].
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 **Fake Spanish**: Popularised by [[Thermopylae]],​ the Fake Spanish language is often called upon when presenting new media for a TL, especially "El Mappo!"​ whenever a new map is made. (Real Spanish would be 'La Carte!'​ or "¡El Mapa!"​) Fake Spanish is also often used with respect to the [[Heterosexual Reconquista]]. **Fake Spanish**: Popularised by [[Thermopylae]],​ the Fake Spanish language is often called upon when presenting new media for a TL, especially "El Mappo!"​ whenever a new map is made. (Real Spanish would be 'La Carte!'​ or "¡El Mapa!"​) Fake Spanish is also often used with respect to the [[Heterosexual Reconquista]].
  
-**The Inevitable Republic of [[Deseret]]/​Inevitable Kingdom of [[Burgundy]]/​Inevitable Kingdom of [[Hungary]]**:​ A term coined by [[Imajin]] for Deseret and then modified by [[Thande]] for Burgundy and by some other members for Hungary, to describe how those two states often pop up in maps of North America and Europe, respectively,​ with little explanation,​ often defying the [[alternate history:​butterfly effect]]. This meme also inspired the name '​Inevitablid Caliphate of Europe'​ (see below).+**The Inevitable Republic of [[alternate history:Deseret]]/​Inevitable Kingdom of [[Burgundy]]/​Inevitable Kingdom of [[Hungary]]**:​ A term coined by [[Imajin]] for Deseret and then modified by [[Thande]] for Burgundy and by some other members for Hungary, to describe how those two states often pop up in maps of North America and Europe, respectively,​ with little explanation,​ often defying the [[alternate history:​butterfly effect]]. This meme also inspired the name '​Inevitablid Caliphate of Europe'​ (see below).
  
 **The [[alternate_history:​Space Filling Empire]]**: Another map term invented by Imajin, to describe how inexperienced mapmakers often fill up areas they have no ideas about (usually Africa or Central Asia) with a poorly defined empire or union of some kind. The concept is now referenced at TV Tropes. **The [[alternate_history:​Space Filling Empire]]**: Another map term invented by Imajin, to describe how inexperienced mapmakers often fill up areas they have no ideas about (usually Africa or Central Asia) with a poorly defined empire or union of some kind. The concept is now referenced at TV Tropes.
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