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Alien captain name weirdness
« on: February 23, 2003, 04:27:13 am »

These two names in particular caught my attention:

A spathi named "Pkunky".
A VUX named "ORZ".

What the heck?
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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2003, 05:42:01 pm »

They are both half-breeds
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2003, 09:34:49 pm »

In that case, the ORZ halfbreed should side with the Orz instead of the VUX. Orz ships are SO much better to fly.
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2003, 11:45:32 pm »

imagine a orz that stand the sight of you.

YOU ARE SO UGLY YOU *stinky camper*
*frumple* you are.

you are so silly ORZ are VUX.
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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2003, 04:16:23 am »

not to ruin the fun, but the explanation (at least I think that's the explanation) is that both of the captain names originally come from SC1, when the Pkunk and the Orz weren't even a twinkle in Fred and Paul's eye  Grin.

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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2003, 12:41:17 am »

Weren't the Pkunk, Orz, Thraddash (Thraddash for sure) and others on the code-wheel of SC1 ?
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2003, 12:44:24 am »

I think so yeah. an interwsting place to come up with inspiration for the next game Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2003, 12:49:51 am »

so the next few races we will meet will be the Lord_132s and the Death_541s, and *Happy*s
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« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2003, 07:15:48 am »

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A half-breed Spathi/Pkunk?

Luki, how in heaven's name does a mollusk and a bird...?
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« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2003, 06:27:59 pm »

The pkunk are (almost) heavenly creatures, no? So it is actually thorugh divine intervention that it's happned! Also, rememebr that we only know that young Spathi's are called encrustlings... They might come out of eggs for all we know. And it would be very good for the two races as well. A couple of creatures able to actually sense the ultimate evil, and take due preparations! Imagine the usefulness in both societies! They could also teach the Pkunk to fight the Ilwrath in a betetr way, seeing as they'd have inside hierarchy information...

So, how fares the quest of replying to every post in the forum? it mus be going quite well, seeing as you're to posts that I've been involved in, which is quite close to the top I'd assume...
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« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2003, 03:02:15 am »

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So, how fares the quest of replying to every post in the forum? it mus be going quite well, seeing as you're to posts that I've been involved in, which is quite close to the top I'd assume...


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Re: Alien captain name weirdness
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2003, 06:56:24 am »

Seriously though, could you stop? I can't even rely on the (NEW) tag anymore, because SOMEONE HAS RESPONDED TO EVERY SINGLE POST ON THE FORUM SINCE I LAST CHECKED. Seriously now.  Tongue
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« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2003, 08:22:09 am »

*quietly* I'm sorry.
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« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2003, 08:59:18 am »

Don't apologize, I for one welcome the notion of reviving some of the older threads -- but please bear in mind that sometimes those old conversations died out for a reason.  Smiley

Unfortunately some fairly interesting conversations died out, too.  If those get brought back to life in a substantive way, more better for everyone.
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« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2003, 02:52:37 am »

Actually, if one bothers to think a bit, this problem is actually solving itself, if one considers it a problem.

Primat is replying to all the psots that she finds interesting, right? And she is nearing the top of the list soon... That means that any good thread that has fallen off the first page due to this bumping is about to get bumped back up again! so soon it'll be happy days and jubilation for all involved!

And anyway, Primat has become my personal hero for rejuvenating the Frumple topic, god of topics, so as "The Enlightened One" I officially sanction anything she feels like doing! Long live Fruuumple!!!

Also, asking someone not to post so much because you can't keep up is really a bit like asking someone to shut up in real life because you only walk into the room every now and then and therefore have to catch up on the conversation... The topics that died for a reason will sink back down again rather quickly, whereas the good ones will be given new life! At least for a while...
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