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Nation Name - Final Poll

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Demo Game III: Polls' started by Noldodan, May 8, 2003.

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Should we name our nation Fanaticum or Fanatica?

Poll closed May 10, 2003.
  1. Fanaticum

    8 vote(s)
    36.4%
  2. Fanatica

    13 vote(s)
    59.1%
  3. Abstain

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  1. Noldodan

    Noldodan 2 years of waiting...

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    This poll wil be run for 48 hours from this post, and will determine our nation name once and for all, and I am including Abstain on this one.
     
  2. Shaitan

    Shaitan der Besucher

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    In the words of the great Tevia, "Tradition!"

    Fanatica is what we should go with. We've had Phoenatica (DG1) and Fanatika (DG2). I like being a fanatic. :)
     
  3. Noldodan

    Noldodan 2 years of waiting...

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    In the words of Noldodan: "Who cares about tradition?" Fanatica is just a repeat of our former name. At least Fanaticum is Romanized.
     
  4. Shaitan

    Shaitan der Besucher

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    Actually, Fanatica is properly romanized. Fanaticum is not. Country names ended with "a". City names ended with "um".
     
  5. Peri

    Peri Vote early and vote often

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    And how is Fanatica not Romanized? It is a perfect example of a first declension noun. fanatica/fanaticam etc etc...
    If you want a traditional Roman/Latin name for our country then choose Fanatica

    Fellow citizens of this great nation I urge you to vote Fanatica and consign fanaticum to history. We are fanatics and Fanatica should be our natural land.
     
  6. Eklektikos

    Eklektikos Eponymous

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    Although not quite the Fiddler on the Roof fan that our president evidently is, I still find "Fanatica" more aesthetically pleasing than "Fanaticum".
     
  7. Noldodan

    Noldodan 2 years of waiting...

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    Yes, I gathered that from the discussion. What I meant was that Fanaticum sounds Roman, while Fanatica just looks... blasé.
     
  8. Peri

    Peri Vote early and vote often

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    Perhaps we could compromise by calling our country Fanatica and our new capital Fanaticum?
     
  9. Noldodan

    Noldodan 2 years of waiting...

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    Only if that's how the people vote.
     
  10. amirsan

    amirsan King of all Kings

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    Fanatika... Fanatica??????? Im here thinking its the same thing???? Either way, Fanaticum doesnt sound right so I vote for Fnatica. :D
     
  11. Donovan Zoi

    Donovan Zoi The Return

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    The fact that the name Fanaticum has gotten this far is an embarassment. Remember that the name of our country will be presented occasionally to all of CivFanatics(on the main page). We open not only ourselves, but also CivFanatics, up for ridicule by choosing a suggestive name like that. We should not make it the name of our country, capital, ar anything. Those wanting a Roman sounding city can go with Fanatic-i-um.

    If Fanaticum is chosen, I may reconsider my participation in the DemoGame. Either that or post any lame double entendre that comes to mind regarding this vile name. But no harm, right?? Apparently, half of us here wouldn't get the joke anyway.

    Our country should be called Fanatica.
     
  12. Civanator

    Civanator Deity

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    What DZ said, Fanatica!
     
  13. Bootstoots

    Bootstoots Deity Retired Moderator

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    I like Fanaticum better, because we are trying to find variations of Fanatica, and I don't particularly like sticking with the regular "Fanatica".
     
  14. Plexus

    Plexus Architeuthidae puericomedentis

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    Well, I was a hardline "Fanaticum"-ist. But it seems like you guys have swayed me.
     
  15. naervod

    naervod My current user title

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    Despite my early opposition to Fanatica, I think it is the better of the two options for the reasons listed above.
     
  16. Cyc

    Cyc Looking for the door...

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    I stand with DZ and the rest of the "Fanatica" people. As I've inferred from the begining, the other name is not one to used for our nation's name, nor that of the Capital City. A modern day news stand would possibly be a good candidate for that name. Although I wouldn't mind seeing a variant of the traditional name sometime, it is too late for this game. Do yourselves a huge favor...

    VOTE FANATICA!
     
  17. Cpt Kaos

    Cpt Kaos Chieftain

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    As Shaitan wrote earlier Tradition. It's the way to go.
     
  18. Panzer

    Panzer Mobile Front

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    Fanatica! How could we consider calling ourselves anything else?
     
  19. Noldodan

    Noldodan 2 years of waiting...

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    As much as it pains me to say it... Fanatica is our nation name. Long live Fanatica!

    PS: I would appreciate it if somebody would translate that into Latin.
     

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