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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #30 on: February 08, 2003, 03:55:11 pm »

since this discussion has gone completely off onto a ZFP tangent, any guesses on which of them really is the Fot, and why?
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« Reply #31 on: February 08, 2003, 04:13:45 pm »

Why, it's Fot Gates, the richest Zberanky-killer on their planet. He owns MicrosFot. But everyone knows that! Cheesy

He's the one with the glasses. You cant miss him!
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« Reply #32 on: February 08, 2003, 04:28:32 pm »

Yeah, the other two are just around to make it look like he doesn't own the whole thing himself, seeing as monmopolies are forbidden on ZFP world. The others make a lot of noise to hide fact that Gates makes all the decisions, in all three companies!
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« Reply #33 on: February 09, 2003, 02:28:27 am »

I think the one-eyed guy in the middle is the Fot. He probably knows it too but since he never says anything the other two will never find out. Or maybe it's just that he enjoys watching them argue over it so much. =)
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #34 on: February 09, 2003, 04:33:25 am »

But how would they call the MicrosFot gaming platform?

1) Zoq-Box
2) Fot-box
3) Pik-box
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« Reply #35 on: February 09, 2003, 07:24:52 am »

Fot-Box, duh!
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #36 on: February 09, 2003, 08:40:49 am »

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Fot-Box, duh!

Double-Duh! (I think)

But what would their television programs be called?

ZFPNN is way too long for a news station! PNN is more like it - lotsa sports coverage ;-)
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« Reply #37 on: February 09, 2003, 02:48:28 pm »

Then, just in the name of equality, you must be able to log onto ZoqNet and join newsgroups and boards where you complain about those Frungy mad Pik
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #38 on: February 09, 2003, 10:46:22 pm »

Actually, I think it's not PNN, but the ZoqNewsNetwork ZNN, since the Frungy-mad Pik are all watching ESPikN...
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« Reply #39 on: February 10, 2003, 12:00:42 am »

Either that or they're playing console games on the FotBox's competitor - the Pik-Station 2   Wink
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #40 on: February 10, 2003, 07:30:37 am »

IMHO, as for Zoq, Pik, Fot, I think it goes as that the green plant is Fot, Zoq is blue puff-ball spring thing and Pik is the Middle guy with the eye
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #41 on: February 10, 2003, 08:18:15 pm »

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IMHO, as for Zoq, Pik, Fot, I think it goes as that the green plant is Fot, Zoq is blue puff-ball spring thing and Pik is the Middle guy with the eye

Nope.  According to the source, the races go from left to right.

Zoq = left
Fot = middle
Pik = right

This actually makes the "Which one of you is the Fot?" dialog a joke, as the Fot never says anything..  Smiley
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #42 on: February 10, 2003, 10:00:29 pm »

Do you think that represents their political beliefs as well? The zoqualist party might well be striving for a more equal society, while the Pikracy is more in favour of survival of the fittest (just like in Frungy!! WOOOHOOOOO!), where it's every Pik for itself in a win-lose world.

It's a good thing that the Fot's have most of the places in their goverment and keep the rest in check....
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #43 on: February 10, 2003, 10:08:46 pm »

Good thinking!

Question is: What role did the Zebranky play in the political past of the Zoq-Fot-Pik world?

My best guess would be that Zebranky-Khan tried to wreak havoc on all the other peace-loving gov'ments on their homeworld (as we are told time and again -> 'Worse than Zebranky'!)

"Blood, gore and anarchy!" was the Zebranky-Khan's favorite battle cry   Wink
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #44 on: February 10, 2003, 10:33:01 pm »

Just to retrace this topics origin, I think the Zebranky's famous battle cry was actually : Now you've made me *frumple*! You *silly* ZFP *political silly cows* will soon be *sqyueezing juice* with your *lonely bubbles* friends!

To which the ZFP would reply *Frumple* off you *Frumpy* *frump*!
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