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abbreviation for Civilization VI on the forum

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by Stilgar08, Jun 3, 2016.

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Abbreviation for Civilization VI?

Poll closed Oct 31, 2016.
  1. Civ 6

    143 vote(s)
    50.2%
  2. CIVVI

    13 vote(s)
    4.6%
  3. Civ VI

    39 vote(s)
    13.7%
  4. civvi

    11 vote(s)
    3.9%
  5. SIX

    3 vote(s)
    1.1%
  6. Oh my God: WHO THE HELL CARES???

    76 vote(s)
    26.7%
  1. poom3619

    poom3619 Ping Pang Poom!

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    Civ 6. Because I can imagine the chaos that happen with Civ 7 and more chaos in Civ 8 if people use Civ VI convention. (You miss an "I" and you're now talking nonsense)

    But my answer on the poll would be the last one. It's not like anyone nitpick other's abbreviation anyway.
     
  2. Staler87

    Staler87 Warlord

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    where is CVI?
     
  3. Barathor

    Barathor Emperor

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    Me too.

    I simply use "Civ 6".
     
  4. V. Soma

    V. Soma long time civ fan

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    since this new civ is about to be "clean" visually, I'd follow that:

    civ6
     
  5. qwerty25

    qwerty25 Prince

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    ViCiV

    Meaning 6 Civ, plus it's symmetrical and confusing!


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  6. Camikaze

    Camikaze Administrator Administrator

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    Civ6 is clearly the best option in terms of distinguishing the game from previous iterations.

    The official title is 'Civilization VI', so CivVI is technically more accurate. I guess roman numerals also have a certain gravitas that's missing from Civ6.

    I think clarity is probably more important than that.

    Importantly, it should be Civ6, not Civ 6. The space is unnecessary in an abbreviation.
     
  7. Loaf Warden

    Loaf Warden (no party affiliation)

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    A fair enough point, considering I've already seen people here in this forum speculating on what changes will be made in "Civ IV", a game that came out eleven years ago. I attribute this to a typo; I assume they actually do understand Roman numerals and know the difference between IV and VI and have just accidentally transposed it and not caught the error. But typo or not, yeah, there's a real possibility that when Civ VII and Civ VIII come along, then VI, VII, and VIII will get accidentally called by each others' names.

    That said, something in me still prefers to write "Civ VI" rather than "Civ 6". Maybe it's just because the convention of using Roman numerals to designate sequels is so established that it feels more natural than using pedestrian, everyday Arabic numerals. It's an artificial distinction, but it's the convention I prefer.
     
  8. La Serenissima

    La Serenissima Chieftain

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    I like "CVI". I just think it's funny to have it look like I misspelled "CIV" though, so that's probably just me.
     
  9. Teproc

    Teproc King

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    My answer was not in the poll, and it's CiVI

    As in
    CIv
    CIIv
    CIIIv
    CIV
    CiV
    CiVI
     
  10. dexters

    dexters Gods & Emperors Supporter

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    Yeah CiVI getting missed is a bit of a tragedy ;)

    Since this is the last of the trilogy cIV ciV and ciVI where people can be clever and have the roman numerals embedded in the actual abbreviated title
    Civ Vii won't work anymore without looking like a tryhard.

    Civ6 was my vote though, it's the most precise. I've also been using the Civ2/Civ3/Civ4/Civ5 format since forever.
     
  11. Draco84

    Draco84 Warlord

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    I would go with Civ6 or CivVI, Civ6 is easier to write and so less likely to screw up.
     
  12. Wizard-Bob

    Wizard-Bob Always remember to Find Your FUN!

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    None of he above. I prefer CiVI :)
     
  13. redwings1340

    redwings1340 Emperor

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    Nobody wants to use CIVVI? I think we can come up with a more creative consensus than what we have!

    Jk, personally I'd go Civ VI, though I won't criticize for Civ 6.
     
  14. Takfloyd

    Takfloyd Prince

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    CiVI obviously. Why add a pointless extra V?

    Be prepared for increasingly confusing acronyms as the franchise goes on. Next up is CiVIIization and CIVIIIzation. And if we happen to live for a couple hundred years we might just get to play a game of CIV.
     
  15. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    I've been using "Civ 6" exclusively. Its much easier for my simple brain to read the 6 than it is to distinguish between IV and VI.
     
  16. Martin Alvito

    Martin Alvito Real men play SMAC

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    Gah! And I thought that I was the only one that wanted to waste his vote in true libertarian fashion!

    It seems obvious, to me at least, that past nomenclature demands CVI.
     
  17. Willie5000

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    I'd just say Civ VI.
     
  18. awesome

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    I voted "who cares," because of the family guy reference, but anybody who says anything other than "civ6" is wrong.
     
  19. GeoModder

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  20. The Wumbo Man

    The Wumbo Man Chieftain

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    CivVI
    civvi
    cissy
    sissy

    Can we call it sissy?

    Nah but for real, it's gotta be Civ 6
     

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