FWIW, I've never heard anyone say "fake person slash" or "fake person fiction" -- I've seen FPF or FPS get used occasionally in the past couple of years, as a back-formation from RPF, but to me, it's always been "fictional person fiction/slash". Fake sounds really strange (and weirdly dismissive -- fake=phony, rather than fictional) to me.--Arduinna 23:13, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
- I've heard "fake people slash" and "fake people fic"--but only orally. Haven't ever seen it used that way in fannish writing; I've heard it used as a joke and because it's easier to say "fake" than "fictional" aloud. --Elfwreck 00:06, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
I've gone ahead and set up the redirect. --rache 23:18, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
- Thanks!--Ari 23:21, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
I think the "fake" is just used to differentiate from "real," not meant dismissively, or at least, that's how I've always used it! I've never heard/seen "fictional person fiction," but I'm guessing it might be fandom-specific usage. A redirect would be great, I didn't see "fictional person fiction" on the site, since I was searching for "FPS" and "Fake Person", not "fictional." I'm not sure how to accomplish the redirect, though.
Looks like it's already done. Thank you! - Pet