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flame war (messaging, jargon)
An acrimonious dispute conducted on a
public electronic forum such as Usenet
. See flame
flame warIn a Twitter feed, blog, Internet forum, newsgroup or multiuser chat session, an ongoing tirade of contrasting opinions about a topic. See flame.
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If you elect to jump into a flamewar
, you can go in one of two directions.
can suck you into a vast cyber void, Wasting time that's better spent elsewhere.
You may have participated in a flamewar
or two yourself, or been tempted to.