(one of) SN-794's topic(s): Cicada

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danlock

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Cicada should be allowed to legitimately keep that name if it "pops up," "makes noise," or "resurfaces" only every 7 or 13 years to gather fresh data or send already-gathered data...

Maybe it can be renamed in the style of renamed CVEs as Persistent Cicada if it surfaces predictably on the same schedule as the insects known as cicadas, and (Unpredictable|Atypical|Abnormal|Excessive|Irritating|Annoying|Unscheduled) Cicada otherwise.
 
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