Group pride merit

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  1. Barmacral Tigana

    Barmacral Tigana Gaidin Master of the Watch

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    Officially petitioning to have this changed to triforce (from Legend of Zelda) because it is a way cooler name.
     
  2. Sela Narian

    Sela Narian Oracle of Delphi Aes Sedai

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    I am posting in favor of this petition because Barm is making me agree with him by staring at me intimidatingly and saying, "You're going to support me in this, right??", and as we know, he is very very intimidating. Also I am in his guest room tonight and I don't want him to kick me out so whatever he wants, please give him. Or please don't decide firmly against this until after I leave his place.

    Also I am very pro-Triforce because AWESOME and incredibly and monstrously anti-Group Pride as the name because that reminds me of White Pride and also it's not literally true, because you can hold all three of these positions without having group pride and instead maybe you're power-hungry and eager for recognition? So if we're not being literally correct, let's hold the power of the triforce in our hands and hearts.

    This is my deeply considered logical argument summoned from the bottom of my heart in minimum four minutes, in favor of triforce merit and against against against! the Group Pride designation. Thank you for your time, all good peoples.
     
  3. Alora Sionn

    Alora Sionn Mama Wolf Gaidin Forum Moderator

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    I could get behind this :pimp
     
  4. Barmacral Tigana

    Barmacral Tigana Gaidin Master of the Watch

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    I would just like to note that she spent far longer than 3 minutes (which is what is posted pre-edit which she is doing while I am writing this while she denys that she took longer than 3 minutes)
     
  5. Sela Narian

    Sela Narian Oracle of Delphi Aes Sedai

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    IT WAS THREE MINUTES EF YOU EF YOU. :( I changed it to four because you are all mean to me.
     
  6. Barmacral Tigana

    Barmacral Tigana Gaidin Master of the Watch

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    It was way longer than four minutes you were so absorbed into throwing all the support you can into that post that you didn't notice how fast the time passed.
     
  7. Sela Narian

    Sela Narian Oracle of Delphi Aes Sedai

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    It was certainly not more than four minutes. I think you were very happy you were being supported and in this magnified state of magnificence, the time went slower for you. This manner of experience is supported by science people. It is proved by tests and observations and things with beakers.
     
  8. Venric Methalion

    Venric Methalion Gaidin

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    I support this petition because Triforce.

    I don't really know why there needs to be any further explanation, but to each their own.
     
  9. Ariadne Davion

    Ariadne Davion Matron Mother of Mischief Aes Sedai

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    I must PROTEST this, for Triumvirate is far more appropriate. :tug
     
  10. Sarramy Valtiele

    Sarramy Valtiele Aes Sedai

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    I was going to support this because Triforce, but now I find that Arie makes a very compelling argument.
     
  11. Ariadne Davion

    Ariadne Davion Matron Mother of Mischief Aes Sedai

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    :fistbump
     
  12. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    As an Antiquities major, I agree.
     
  13. Bayrd al'Syeen

    Bayrd al'Syeen Gaidin

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    Triforce > all other suggestions.
     
  14. Sela Narian

    Sela Narian Oracle of Delphi Aes Sedai

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    Triumvirate is incorrect. It is the culmination of three men (tri = three, vir = man). Triforce is the correct word to use. Triumvirate is a very nice word but in this case would be both sexist and inaccurate, as one person is doing things, not three. As a former student of classical languages, I could never support the usage of triumvirate in this context. It would be intolerably wrong.
     
  15. Jeryn Lekar

    Jeryn Lekar testing bunny Gaidin Company Commander of Mahdi'in d'ma Dieb

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    Triforce. *nods*
     
  16. Ealandrelle Melyma

    Ealandrelle Melyma Aes Sedai

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    Triforce. Definitely.
     
  17. Ninya Evoneigh

    Ninya Evoneigh Super Cool Kid Aes Sedai

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    I am admin on a site that is run by a triumvirate, and that word has always struck me as intolerably pretentious, even while wearing the title myself. :p
     
  18. Toral Delvar

    Toral Delvar Archivist Gaidin

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    Zelda's that elf person right?
     
  19. Barmacral Tigana

    Barmacral Tigana Gaidin Master of the Watch

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    Sela is correct. Also there is no triumvirate in Zelda, where there is a triforce, therefore triumvirate is automatically less cool and wrong.
     
  20. Sela Narian

    Sela Narian Oracle of Delphi Aes Sedai

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    I don't know about less cool; Julius Caesar and Marcus Tullius Cicero were BOTH in triumvirates and they are SUPER COOL and being in a triumvirate was like the MOST AMAZING THING YOU COULD DO in ancient Rome. Just not the right thing for this!