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"First time here? Check out the FAQ!" Really, Frequently Asked Questions? It seems to be a misnomer in these cases. README.txt seems to a a truer and more playful term for these Frequently Tell To Read documents on the trinity.

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I guess it depends if "FAQ" has made the leap from internet terminology to greater mainstream awareness.

I suppose it could be called "new user guide" or "getting started" or something like that, but /faq does have a nice brevity to it.

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Of course "frequently asked questions" aren't frequently asked because everyone knows they are in the FAQ.

It's a self-defeating prophecy: Pre-answering the questions prevents them from being asked in the first place. But nobody want to call it the PAQYDHTA.

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Okay, I do. Please make this a feature-request to change FAQ to PAQYDHTA. – Robert Cartaino Jun 9 '10 at 15:12

This is a QUESTION site, not a README site.

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But the QUESTIONS aren't actually FREQUENTLY ASKED – delete Jun 9 '10 at 8:33
@Kinopiko: Some are, some really are... – Nick Craver Jun 9 '10 at 15:18

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