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« Reply #30 on: February 07, 2003, 07:12:08 pm »

Well, you at least know which universe...

As well as the Nazgul bit.

Grin seriously though I applaud ya.

Just for the enlightenment of all, Morgul is "Dark Sorcery" in Numenorian and Murazor is the name of the Witch-King, i.e. the lead Nazgul.
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« Reply #31 on: February 07, 2003, 07:57:17 pm »

Well if you're gonna go evil, why not make it Morgoth of the Thangorodrim (or if that doesn't fit, the Udun)?

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« Reply #32 on: February 07, 2003, 10:14:37 pm »

That's a nice idea... but I kind of don't like that idea for a simple reason:

the name Morgoth would represent impressive power.  power you don't have.

Sure, Murazor was powerful, but he also had severe limitations.  You, too, are powerful, but you too have severe limitations.  You can only have so many ships, you have only what RUs you can gather, etc.

I also like the twisted symbolism of being an emmisary for an intangible force.  Murazor was emmisary for Sauron, a spirit who could not take physical form, and in a similar albiet twited way you are the emmisary for the spirit of humanity.

Oh, and jic you are wondering I didn't think about all this ahead of time.  I noticed the parallels later.
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« Reply #33 on: February 08, 2003, 01:10:25 pm »

Feel kind of silly for going... hmm where's that from when your little "One ring to bind them all" kind of gives it away anyhow. But I didn't notice that til now
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« Reply #34 on: February 09, 2003, 06:58:45 am »

Either Captain Avatar of the Yamato or Captain Aquilon of the Nacre.
Easy points for the first one, bonus points for the second (Ok, Nacre wasn't the ship, but close enough)
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« Reply #35 on: February 09, 2003, 08:15:12 am »

the first would be STAR BLAZERS (US) or SPACE BATTLE SHIP YAMATO (japan). as for the second name , dont know.
i miss that cartoon.
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« Reply #36 on: February 09, 2003, 08:25:28 am »

Captain Tristan of the Excalibur. I was feeling chivalrous, I guess.
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« Reply #37 on: February 09, 2003, 08:56:21 am »

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i go with my true name as captain, makes me fell apart of it all and as for the ship FREEDOM. this name actually works on 2 levels

1: the marroned people on unzervault wanted more that any thing to go back home, the wanted FREEDOM from being stranded. the ship gave them that.

2: when they reach earth and found out that the war is lost and the people of earth are now encased in a slave shield, FREEDOM  takes on a whole new meaning.

on another note i dont like the pre named Vindacator as that name implies the castaways new the war was lost and that this new weapon would bring them revenge...blah imho.


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Own name and "Freedom" are always my choice! For the same reasons too! This is crazy, man, plain craizy!
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« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2003, 08:21:15 am »

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the first would be STAR BLAZERS (US) or SPACE BATTLE SHIP YAMATO (japan). as for the second name , dont know.
i miss that cartoon.



A fellow Star Blazers Fan??  There are others out there?  I thought I was the last!!   *sniff*  The memory lives on...*sniff*
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« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2003, 11:49:37 am »

when i lived in california i used to get up early just to watch star blazers. i loved that ship. every episode i wated until POW they use the WAVE MOTION GUN. man that was truly awesome. why they didnt use it to start with ill never guess. me id start with big guns first and if it twitched blamo shoot it again lol =] and yes good to see another fan. ~DEFIANT

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« Reply #40 on: February 12, 2003, 05:57:14 am »

I imagine the same reasoning applied to the crews on VOLTRON waiting until the end to combine the lions/ships into the single VOLTRON robot.   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #41 on: February 12, 2003, 12:27:55 pm »

did you ever see the other voltron, the one that had the cars planes and oh what was other thingys? i remember they would also combine into 3 seperate types of vechicles. one was on land the other flew and the last one was on the water or something. i also believe they made a cartoon that had both voltrons cats n cars dukeing it out with some one i cant remember it was such a LONG TIME ago. im 28 now geez whare did the time go? =sigh=
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« Reply #42 on: February 12, 2003, 08:19:45 pm »

http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=010617
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« Reply #43 on: February 12, 2003, 10:09:14 pm »

Hee hee...I love that comic.  Did y'all see this one?

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« Reply #44 on: February 13, 2003, 10:11:21 am »

I saw the car/plane VOLTRON first, then went back and watched the Lion VOLTRON.  There was a VOLTRON where they met and joined forces, but the car one is still my favorite. Smiley  I'm surprised that you remember Star-Blazers being 28.  I'm 33 and I was "fairly young" when it came out. Wink
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