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CCP Has turned to Americanism

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Onictus
Capital Fusion.
Pandemic Horde
#21 - 2012-03-25 23:39:57 UTC  |  Edited by: Onictus
Terminal Insanity wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.

http://grammarist.com/spelling/armor-armour/
Funny fact but "Armor" is actually the proper american spelling. Just like Color.



Agreed.

We do have to use Defence ....for shield rigs and suck, which is the Queen's spelling. In the US its defense.

Its little silly stuff, like our blue and the European bleu...nothing to get up in arms about.
Ai Shun
#22 - 2012-03-25 23:40:53 UTC
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.
adopt
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#23 - 2012-03-25 23:41:02 UTC
I'm not mad per se, so i'm in before some idiot decides to spray his internet e-peen all over the place, I find it quite upsetting that people who use alternate methods of spelling are forced to spell like Americans. I have no quarrel with Americans, I find it unfair and quite frankly biased that i'm not given a choice to whether or not I can spell English the way I was taught in England
Meryl SinGarda
Belligerent Underpaid Tactical Team
#24 - 2012-03-25 23:41:29 UTC
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.


A McDonald's in every country.
adopt
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#25 - 2012-03-25 23:43:48 UTC
Meryl SinGarda wrote:
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.


A McDonald's in every country.


That makes no sense, McDonald's is a brand, not a language or dialect. The majority of the English speaking world speaks Oxford English, and why I am not given a choice whether I am allowed to speak it is biased.
Onictus
Capital Fusion.
Pandemic Horde
#26 - 2012-03-25 23:44:09 UTC
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.



LOL Like whom?

We have double the population of the UK, Australia and New Zealand combined. Canada uses American spelling and eveyone else isn't a NATIVE speaking country. It just depends on who you learn your English from.

When I work in Norway I joke that they have British accents.....Japanese and Koreans often use the American dialect in my experience.
Postitute
Center for Advanced Studies
Gallente Federation
#27 - 2012-03-25 23:44:11 UTC
another pointless post in a pointless thread
Meryl SinGarda
Belligerent Underpaid Tactical Team
#28 - 2012-03-25 23:45:56 UTC
adopt wrote:
Meryl SinGarda wrote:
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.


A McDonald's in every country.


That makes no sense, McDonald's is a brand, not a language or dialect. The majority of the English speaking world speaks Oxford English, and why I am not given a choice whether I am allowed to speak it is biased.


Quarter pounder with cheese.
Onictus
Capital Fusion.
Pandemic Horde
#29 - 2012-03-25 23:46:23 UTC
adopt wrote:
I'm not mad per se, so i'm in before some idiot decides to spray his internet e-peen all over the place, I find it quite upsetting that people who use alternate methods of spelling are forced to spell like Americans. I have no quarrel with Americans, I find it unfair and quite frankly biased that i'm not given a choice to whether or not I can spell English the way I was taught in England



I can use both interchangeably, why can't you?
Serge Bastana
GWA Corp
#30 - 2012-03-25 23:46:54 UTC
Onictus wrote:
Terminal Insanity wrote:
I'm canadian and we spell it Armor.... except for our americanized military anyway.

The USA should have its own localization for these things. The majority of the world doesn't spell it this way.



Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


It's about quality, not quantity.

WoW holds your hand until end game, and gives you a cookie whether you win or lose. EVE not only takes your cookie, but laughs at you for bringing one in the first place...

Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#31 - 2012-03-25 23:47:33 UTC
Meryl SinGarda wrote:
Terminal Insanity wrote:
I'm canadian and we spell it Armor.... except for our americanized military anyway.

The USA should have its own localization for these things. The majority of the world doesn't spell it this way.


I bet you have a McDonald's in Canada.


I hope you are not making fun of Canada.

We have a tank and we're not afraid to use it!

Mr Epeen Cool
adopt
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#32 - 2012-03-25 23:47:55 UTC
Onictus wrote:
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.



LOL Like whom?

We have double the population of the UK, Australia and New Zealand combined. Canada uses American spelling and eveyone else isn't a NATIVE speaking country. It just depends on who you learn your English from.

When I work in Norway I joke that they have British accents.....Japanese and Koreans often use the American dialect in my experience.


Why don't you count the entirety of Europe, Africa, most of Asia, Australia, New Zealand. That equates to 600-700 million people to your paltry 400 or so. Its not a question of whether they are native speaking or not, most countries teach English from Oxford English dictionary, in lieu of this, they speak proper English.
Onictus
Capital Fusion.
Pandemic Horde
#33 - 2012-03-25 23:48:13 UTC
Serge Bastana wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Terminal Insanity wrote:
I'm canadian and we spell it Armor.... except for our americanized military anyway.

The USA should have its own localization for these things. The majority of the world doesn't spell it this way.



Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


It's about quality, not quantity.



If the quality was that good, we wouldn't outnumber you 3 to 1.
adopt
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#34 - 2012-03-25 23:49:11 UTC
Onictus wrote:
adopt wrote:
I'm not mad per se, so i'm in before some idiot decides to spray his internet e-peen all over the place, I find it quite upsetting that people who use alternate methods of spelling are forced to spell like Americans. I have no quarrel with Americans, I find it unfair and quite frankly biased that i'm not given a choice to whether or not I can spell English the way I was taught in England



I can use both interchangeably, why can't you?


I can, but its the simple fact of why I was not given a choice on which dictionary I wish to use.
Onictus
Capital Fusion.
Pandemic Horde
#35 - 2012-03-25 23:50:26 UTC
adopt wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.



LOL Like whom?

We have double the population of the UK, Australia and New Zealand combined. Canada uses American spelling and eveyone else isn't a NATIVE speaking country. It just depends on who you learn your English from.

When I work in Norway I joke that they have British accents.....Japanese and Koreans often use the American dialect in my experience.


Why don't you count the entirety of Europe, Africa, most of Asia, Australia, New Zealand. That equates to 600-700 million people to your paltry 400 or so. Its not a question of whether they are native speaking or not, most countries teach English from Oxford English dictionary, in lieu of this, they speak proper English.



Africa really?


Fair enough, how many are playing eve?
Onictus
Capital Fusion.
Pandemic Horde
#36 - 2012-03-25 23:51:06 UTC
adopt wrote:
Onictus wrote:
adopt wrote:
I'm not mad per se, so i'm in before some idiot decides to spray his internet e-peen all over the place, I find it quite upsetting that people who use alternate methods of spelling are forced to spell like Americans. I have no quarrel with Americans, I find it unfair and quite frankly biased that i'm not given a choice to whether or not I can spell English the way I was taught in England



I can use both interchangeably, why can't you?


I can, but its the simple fact of why I was not given a choice on which dictionary I wish to use.



Neither was I, the game uses both as I pointed out earlier.
ZehNarume
Pulling The Plug
Didn't want that Sov anyway.
#37 - 2012-03-25 23:51:24 UTC
adopt wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Ai Shun wrote:
Onictus wrote:
Too bad American's outnumber the rest of the native English speaking word. Sorry and all.


Go and add up the numbers across the rest of the world and compare it to the USA. Sorry, but you guys are tiny compared to the rest of the world - most of which use English; not United States English.



LOL Like whom?

We have double the population of the UK, Australia and New Zealand combined. Canada uses American spelling and eveyone else isn't a NATIVE speaking country. It just depends on who you learn your English from.

When I work in Norway I joke that they have British accents.....Japanese and Koreans often use the American dialect in my experience.


Why don't you count the entirety of Europe, Africa, most of Asia, Australia, New Zealand. That equates to 600-700 million people to your paltry 400 or so. Its not a question of whether they are native speaking or not, most countries teach English from Oxford English dictionary, in lieu of this, they speak proper English.


+1
Postitute
Center for Advanced Studies
Gallente Federation
#38 - 2012-03-25 23:51:57 UTC
adopt
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#39 - 2012-03-25 23:53:03 UTC
Onictus wrote:
adopt wrote:
Onictus wrote:
adopt wrote:
I'm not mad per se, so i'm in before some idiot decides to spray his internet e-peen all over the place, I find it quite upsetting that people who use alternate methods of spelling are forced to spell like Americans. I have no quarrel with Americans, I find it unfair and quite frankly biased that i'm not given a choice to whether or not I can spell English the way I was taught in England



I can use both interchangeably, why can't you?


I can, but its the simple fact of why I was not given a choice on which dictionary I wish to use.



Neither was I, the game uses both as I pointed out earlier.


Give evidence of this. So far, CCP has renamed everything that would be considered the correct spelling, i.e in my OP. "Defence" was renamed to "Defense" and "Armour" renamed to "Armour".
CCP Veritas
C C P
C C P Alliance
#40 - 2012-03-25 23:54:35 UTC
I'ma just leave this here.

CCP Veritas - Technical Director - EVE Online