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CCP Has turned to Americanism

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Peri Simone
Black Rebel Rifter Club
The Devil's Tattoo
#141 - 2012-03-26 15:16:27 UTC
AlleyKat wrote:
Do you have milk in your tea? And do you put the milk in before the tea, or afterwards?

It's an honest question, as there is not really any difference between the two, but do you know why there is a difference in preference? And how that came to be?


Off topic but interesting:

Two of Britain's greatest writers have chipped in on this classic historical debate, with opposing views.

George Orwell on tea
Douglas Adams on tea

Milk first for me, thanks.
Sy'Taya
Imperial Academy
Amarr Empire
#142 - 2012-03-26 15:32:16 UTC
CCP Veritas wrote:
I'ma just leave this here.



or this :

SELECT item FROM item_tab WHERE SOUNDEX(item) = SOUNDEX('Armour Kinetik Hardner II');
Tech3ZH
Doomheim
#143 - 2012-03-26 19:52:57 UTC
OP It will be a moot point when the Samfélag fyrir íslenska menningu (Society for Icelandic Culture) succeeds in getting the government of Iceland to pass that law they want where all products made in Iceland use the Icelandic language only. Big smile
Indeterminacy
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#144 - 2012-03-26 19:57:24 UTC
adopt wrote:
Quote:
File not valid

Medium Core Defence Field Extender I

Armour Kinetic Hardner II


Might I ask why you subjugate the people who can spell and pronounce the language correctly to such fallacy? Why am I forced to spell like an American when I am English? I cannot comprehend why, I, as an Englishman, am forced to improperly spell my native language.

Discuss.


Because first we kicked you out of our country, then we took over your empire.
Magnus Orin
SUNDERING
Goonswarm Federation
#145 - 2012-03-26 20:02:48 UTC
As a Canadian, I support the OP.
Tech3ZH
Doomheim
#146 - 2012-03-26 20:06:47 UTC
Oh - and I'd rather cut my own tongue out with a rusty spork than speak amarr (nothing like a little RPing, eh?) Big smile
OfBalance
Caldari State
#147 - 2012-03-26 20:08:09 UTC
Magnus Orin wrote:
As a Canadian, I support the OP.


As an American, I would like to thank your countrymen for keeping our nation's head warm during the winter months.

o7
Eian
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#148 - 2012-03-26 20:12:15 UTC  |  Edited by: Eian
adopt wrote:
But on a serious note, I do not know why I am forced to spell like a foreigner within my own language, I feel like there should be an Oxford English Localisation for those of us who cannot and will not adapt to another style of English.


The word Americanism in the context you use it is itself Americanism.
Ana Vyr
Vyral Technologies
#149 - 2012-03-26 20:29:32 UTC  |  Edited by: Ana Vyr
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.


Canadians spell it "armour" just like the english do. "Armor" is listed as an alternative spelling in the Canadian Oxford. Shrug.
Copine Callmeknau
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#150 - 2012-03-26 20:31:03 UTC
Wow, a lot of brain-dead yanks and euro's in here

@ yanks, just because you're lazy and can only seem to wrap your head around things when they're spoken slowly and phonetically doesn't mean the rest of the english speaking world should have to learn EnglishLite to get through EVE market smoothly

@ euro's, jesys christ. America won the war like 400 years ago, get over it already. Let them spell funny and talk loudly if they want

@ CCP, holy crap you make this game irritating for anyone who learned English, could you please for the love of god read my windows localisation file like every other piece of software on the market does, then just use that to determine what spelling certain items should have?

There, problem solved with no adverse effect for any player. Now all CCP have to do is implement it

There should be a rather awesome pic here

Anya Klibor
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#151 - 2012-03-26 20:33:18 UTC
adopt wrote:
Quote:
File not valid

Medium Core Defence Field Extender I

Armour Kinetic Hardner II


Might I ask why you subjugate the people who can spell and pronounce the language correctly to such fallacy? Why am I forced to spell like an American when I am English? I cannot comprehend why, I, as an Englishman, am forced to improperly spell my native language.

Discuss.


Because we are awesome, old chap.

/likeasir

Leadership is something you learn. Maybe one day, you'll learn that.

Fredfredbug4
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#152 - 2012-03-26 20:34:35 UTC
You are just jealous that your language doesn't require breathing the glorious air of freedom.

Now if you excuse me I'm going to go eat a Liberty Sandwich with a side of Freedom Fries at good, pure, and democratic McDonald's.

Watch_ Fred Fred Frederation_ and stop [u]cryptozoologist[/u]! Fight against the brutal genocide of fictional creatures across New Eden! Is that a metaphor? Probably not, but the fru-fru- people will sure love it!

OfBalance
Caldari State
#153 - 2012-03-26 20:35:53 UTC
Ahaha, some people ITT pay taxes to a monarch we overthrew a few hundred years ago. TwistedTwisted
Copine Callmeknau
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#154 - 2012-03-26 20:44:04 UTC
Fredfredbug4 wrote:
You are just jealous that your language doesn't require mouth breathing the glorious air of freedom.


FYP

There should be a rather awesome pic here

Twulf
Order of the Eagles
#155 - 2012-03-26 21:06:28 UTC
adopt wrote:
Quote:
File not valid

Medium Core Defence Field Extender I

Armour Kinetic Hardner II


Might I ask why you subjugate the people who can spell and pronounce the language correctly to such fallacy? Why am I forced to spell like an American when I am English? I cannot comprehend why, I, as an Englishman, am forced to improperly spell my native language.

Discuss.



Had you won the war against the poorly equiped farmers, then you would not have to worry about America but since we kicked the crap out of you pansy Englishman, you will have to deal with re learning your own language we stole from you and butched.

Americans are just wondering when the English are going to finally give up and just become the 51st state, its not like the UK is much of a country anymore.

Also We do not speak English in America, we speak American. American is a mix of english, slang, ebonics and made up stuff.
Gogela
The Conference Elite
CODE.
#156 - 2012-03-26 21:07:57 UTC
Well I can't speak for all Americans, but everybody in Colorado is pretty much illiterate and we all ride buffalos around everywhere. How about cutting us some slack? We don't even know the difference between the queens english and 'merica spanglish.

Signatures should be used responsibly...

Feligast
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#157 - 2012-03-26 21:13:38 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Spitfire
Personal attack removed. Spitfire
Doctor Mabuse
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#158 - 2012-03-26 21:35:47 UTC
Peri Simone wrote:
AlleyKat wrote:
Do you have milk in your tea? And do you put the milk in before the tea, or afterwards?

It's an honest question, as there is not really any difference between the two, but do you know why there is a difference in preference? And how that came to be?


Off topic but interesting:

Two of Britain's greatest writers have chipped in on this classic historical debate, with opposing views.

George Orwell on tea
Douglas Adams on tea

Milk first for me, thanks.


Milk first as dictated by ISO standards:

ISO 3130
Glockshna Quant
Versatility Production Corporation' LLC
#159 - 2012-03-26 21:39:03 UTC
Hasn't it always been like that? Why did it take you so long to get to GD?
VaL Iscariot
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#160 - 2012-03-26 21:57:46 UTC  |  Edited by: VaL Iscariot
Webster's Dictionary: Trolling the British since 1828

Heu maud