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City Names

Discussion in 'Team SANCTA' started by remake20, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. Krill

    Krill Chieftain

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    Inner Sanctum seems a bit bland TBH.
     
  2. civplayah

    civplayah fronter

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    Still, I have proposed The Capital for the capital and Cordus for the second city.
     
  3. Karhu

    Karhu Devil's Advocate

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    I've created a poll to help us decide whether we are using themes or not.
     
  4. Viva_Chingon

    Viva_Chingon Condition 1

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    As promised, here are a list of some translated words. I tried to get words that would be easy to put together to make different city names, though I'm told that's not how Dutch works...anyway, it might work for us English speakers. All words are in their improper form (capitalized words are proper words in Dutch and should be capitalized at any point in a sentence).

    secret = Geheime
    underground = ondergrondse
    confidential = vertrouwelijke
    classified = ingedeeld
    sanctuary = vrijplaats
    city = stad
    fort = Fort
    production = productie
    specialist = gespecialiseerde
    financial = financiële
    war = oorlog
    great = veel
    people = mensen

    Some examples would be:

    Inner City = Binnenstad (binnen-staad)
    Production City = Productiestad (pro-ductie-staad)
    Unit City = Eenheidstad (in-hide-staad)
    Inner Sanctum = Binnenverpakkingen (binnen-ver-pakin-gen, "g" is like golf not like gym)
    Fort War = Fortoorlog

    These are just some examples. Personally, I think some of them are cool, but for the most part are are just too complicated for use in describing or identifying anything between members. Yeah, we'd basically have to learn how to spell and speak some dutch just to talk about our cities...I'm not interested in that!

    That's why I suggested "The Krakhaus"...cause it's not dutch, but it looks like it and sounds English.

    I don't really have any other input as to city names, I just want them to be cool!
     
  5. AutomatedTeller

    AutomatedTeller Frequent poster

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    well, I'm reasonably sure that if we did name them that way, we'd learn it pretty well.
     
  6. dutchfire

    dutchfire Moderator Moderator

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    1 Dutch translator reporting for duty :cool:
     
  7. dutchfire

    dutchfire Moderator Moderator

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  8. Viva_Chingon

    Viva_Chingon Condition 1

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    Awesome, my friend turned out to be Danish so I used one of those translator sites. This proves again how terrible they are!

    That's great...so we can just ignore that other post and goto you for answers. I'm glad we have a Dane here...are you familiar with Jeremy Clarkson?
     
  9. Whomp

    Whomp Keep Calm and Carry On Retired Moderator

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    Inderdad Dutchfire!
     
  10. Theoden

    Theoden Chieftain GOTM Staff

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    I knew you couldn't resist, when we picked Willem. ;)

    Are you referring to me (I'm not aware of any other Danes on this team)?
     
  11. Viva_Chingon

    Viva_Chingon Condition 1

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    Wow...how confusing. I meant dutch...but then the Clarkson refrence wouldn't have made sense...I think I was laughing on the inside at something and I just started typing. LOL.
     
  12. Theoden

    Theoden Chieftain GOTM Staff

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    :lol: Well, Dutch and Danish actually have a lot of similarities, and being a Dane knowing a little German, I can actually make some sense of written Dutch. :D (The spoken language is, as I learned on my last trip to Holland, fairly incomprehensible to non-native speakers, though)
     
  13. dutchfire

    dutchfire Moderator Moderator

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    So true, so true :)

    And I think I can comprehend some Danish, I am sometimes able to guess what your msn nick means.

    Dutch pronounciation is fairly unique though, I agree with that. It's nearly impossible to explain in English how some words should be pronounced.
     
  14. remake20

    remake20 :)

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    If we're going with the tea theme here is one. "Earl Ninja" BTW W what's our pasword
     
  15. IamJohn

    IamJohn (was)?

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    Same as email password, warsawwasraw
     
  16. Ronnie1

    Ronnie1 Chieftain

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    Suggested name for city #3

    White Tea:
    White Peony (sugar and elephants)

    I know peony is a flower....but i couldnt find anything closer to Pachy!
     
  17. General_W

    General_W Councilor & Merlot Noble

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    White Peony is good.

    I'd also like to suggest: Jade Dew (it's in the jungle and has lots of rivers)
     
  18. Krill

    Krill Chieftain

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    We need a name that city, and this thread'll do...

    We are looking at founding cities 6 and 7 in about 7 turns, city 8 in 11-12 turns, and we hope to capture a barb city in that amount of time. So we do need about 4 city names.

    Spoiler :


    We are looking at settling, in this order,

    1. Light blue in the east (with gold and clams)
    2. Southeast purple (if we don't have to replace Angle)
    3. Eastern Green (that's from the settler in JD)
    4. Capturing Angle (sometime roughly between t90 and t100)

    My suggestions would be:

    1. Jasmine Pearls, Imperial Gold, Golden Monkey, - Light blue/Gold City.
    2. Dragon Tears, Jade Pogoda, - Purlple/corn+banana.
    3. Sunburst, Monkey Picked, - Green/Wheat over there is our eastern most city, maybe the latter if we use GM for the light blue/gold city.
    4. Wild Amber - Angle/pig+2*cow+corn+copper.

    Thoughts?
     
  19. General_W

    General_W Councilor & Merlot Noble

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    Thanks for this Krill!

    I'd vote:
    1. Imperial Gold
    2. Dragon Tears
    3. Sunburst
    4. Wild Amber

    Although - maybe something more... triumphant.... sounding for capturing Angle?

    :salute:
     
  20. Ronnie1

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    I'd vote along these lines also!

    Wild Amber is pretty triumphant sounding IMO. :)
     

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