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Our Nations Name

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Demo Game IV: Polls' started by Provolution, Apr 8, 2008.

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What shall our nation be named?

Poll closed Apr 11, 2008.
  1. Ivalician Empire

    12.5%
  2. Dyphotian

    9.4%
  3. Skiachorian

    6.3%
  4. Cenaeads

    6.3%
  5. Yamatokos

    3.1%
  6. Treislofosoi

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Aretans

    43.8%
  8. Arethans

    9.4%
  9. Other

    9.4%
  1. Provolution

    Provolution Sage of Quatronia

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    Our Nations Name Poll

    Based on Shattereds nomination thread, where all proposals had to get a second support nomination, we hereby present the eight following nation names:

    Link to discussion/ nomination http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=269979


    This will be a 3 day poll, public vote, one option per voter, and we repoll the top three options with most votes until we get a name with 50 % support or more of the votes. There will be a second runoff between the two most popular options in the run-off, if needed.


    1. Ivalician Empire
    2. Dyphotian
    3. Skiachorian
    4. Cenaeads
    5. Yamatokos
    6. Treislofosoi
    7. Aretans
    8. Arethans
     
  2. Seymoo

    Seymoo The Sexmaster General

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    My vote is for Aretans since there doesn't appear to be an actual poll thing on here
     
  3. Provolution

    Provolution Sage of Quatronia

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    There is a poll, you probably saw the post only, then wrote this. You posted between my posting and polling part of my writing, in that narrow window.
     
  4. Seidrik_The_Gray

    Seidrik_The_Gray Seidrik The Gray

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    LONG LIVE THE CENAEADIC PEOPLE!!! This name was based on Greek mythology from the invincible (invulnerable to weapons) hero, Caeneus (pronounced Kie-nee-us)!
     
  5. Joe Harker

    Joe Harker 1st in the Premiership!

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    Aretans, the second one sounds like a bowel problem, the third option sounds like a mental problem, the fifth options sounds like a excotic diease that travellers get and sixth one sounds like a really really fancy brand of tooth floss!
     
  6. Diamondeye

    Diamondeye So Happy I Could Die

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    Skiachorian
     
  7. w00ter

    w00ter Warlord

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    Arethans, the 'h' makes it better.
     
  8. DaveShack

    DaveShack Inventor Retired Moderator

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    The short and easy to spell one. :mischief:
     
  9. Lord Neil

    Lord Neil Prince

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    I voted for Aretans.
     
  10. blastoidstalker

    blastoidstalker The Geographer

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    I voted for the one I could spell with my eyes closed. To bad Peep did not make it on the list:)
     
  11. Diamondeye

    Diamondeye So Happy I Could Die

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    I suggest there be a runoff poll unless one option has 50+% of the votes when the vote ends, between the two favourites (Aretans seems certain as first), as I, for one, does not like to name our tribe after our city.
     
  12. DaveShack

    DaveShack Inventor Retired Moderator

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    Perhaps rename the city then? :mischief:
     
  13. Rashiminos

    Rashiminos Fool Prophet

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    I foresee significant name changing in this game...
     
  14. Provolution

    Provolution Sage of Quatronia

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    That is only natural, just look at the Marcomanni/Goths/Teutons/Bavarians/Prussians/Germans/Volksdeutsche.
     
  15. Seidrik_The_Gray

    Seidrik_The_Gray Seidrik The Gray

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    Arete sounds so ancient...like a City now burried in the sands of time...It's a perfect name for a city founded in 4000BC. I love the name, really I do, it's a fantastic choice for RP-history.

    If Aretans wins, I propose a slight twist to Harani (pronounced Ha-rah-nee) as it sounds more like what a future Archeologist might call the stone age culture that founded such an ancient city. JMHO.
     
  16. Seymoo

    Seymoo The Sexmaster General

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    Excellent suggestion Kwarriorpoet. Not to devalue the effort that everyone put into thinking of names, but I think Aretans is winning mainly because all the other names are not nearly as short and catchy. Personally if Harani were up there it would have my vote. Perhaps the Harani of the land of Haran.
     
  17. AluminumKnight

    AluminumKnight Conquistador

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    After the Difficulty Setting poll fiasco, do we really want to delve into repolling with new options again?
     
  18. Seidrik_The_Gray

    Seidrik_The_Gray Seidrik The Gray

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    I will let the community decide what to do.
     
  19. Ballazic

    Ballazic King

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    Preposterous :mad:
     
  20. AluminumKnight

    AluminumKnight Conquistador

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    I don't understand why our name can't be derived from our capital :confused: .

    Rome -> Romans
    Carthage -> Carthaginians
    Babylon -> Babylonians
    Arete -> Aretans
     

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