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POLL: New Forum Name

Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Taluntain, Dec 13, 2002.

  1. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    [​IMG] Read http://www.sorcerers.net/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=7;t=002609 first for more details. This is a poll to decide the name of a new forum which will contain all the more serious religious, political, social etc. topics.

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    Poll Results: New Forum Name (56 votes.)

    What should the name of the new forum be? (Choose 1)
    * Speakers' Corner - 4% (2)
    * Fortress of Regrets - 7% (4)
    * Brothel for Slaking Intellectual Lusts - 36% (20)
    * Alley of Dangerous Angles - 16% (9)
    * Ocean of Opinions - 13% (7)
    * The Oracle - 25% (14)
     
  2. Z-Layrex Gems: 21/31
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    The Oracle, all the others are just awful. ;)
     
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    Hmm i voted for the oracle but i think some of those suggested in the original poll were good; especially aegron's "sorcerer's serious side!" a lovely set of a alliteration.
     
  4. Herf Gems: 15/31
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    Hmm, I feel I must 'diss' the poll results so far. 7 votes for 'the oracle' ?

    The name is truly bad.

    I'd like to lodge a complaint :p I want it to be 'The Brothel For Slating Intellectual Lusts' as it fits in perfectly with the D&D genre, plus it sounds good :D
     
  5. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Well, I don't see the attraction of The Oracle either...

    And Herf, it was supposed to be called Brothel for Slaking Intellectual Lusts in Torment, only they screwed it up and left it "of Slating" everywhere. Which was an error. And it makes little sense. So if anything, I'd use the correct version.
     
  6. Herf Gems: 15/31
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    Hmm, I still prefer 'Slating' to 'Slaking'

    The Brothel Of Slaking Intellectual Lusts
    - The brothel where your intellectual desires get quenched -
    Not exactly fitting to our debates, eh? Most of them never receive a conclusive end, and none of them are 'quenching' in any sense of the word.

    The Brothel Of Slating Intellectual Lusts
    - The brothel where every new post is of lower intelligence than the last -
    More fitting, I find :D

    Just the phrase 'Slating Intellectual' sounds fitting to our boards :D I know it was a mistake, but it sounds GOOD.

    [ December 13, 2002, 20:21: Message edited by: Herf ]
     
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    I had to vote for Brothel for Slaking Intellectual Lusts in Torment as it a cool name, and has nothing to do with the matrix
     
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    Brothel...I can't go to one IRL, but I can post in one on a regular basis! ;) :)

    :good:
     
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    [​IMG] Wasn't the point a serious Forum. Then why in the nine hells that childish forum heading? :rolleyes:

    And for the Oracle. It may sound cool; If associated with a person, NOT with a forum. Are we supposed to listen to one person only? The oracle? *crips*

    I would Either go for Speakers corner or Ocean of Opinions. Ocean of Opinions has the alliteration that Z-Layrex seeks, and will most likely be quite fitting to the forums content, as would Speakers Corner.

    Make a new Poll, people are influencesd by Bel's random babble :p + :rolleyes: + :mad:
    Teenagers nowadays...
    Sorry I had to get that out of my system.

    [ December 13, 2002, 20:41: Message edited by: Nobleman ]
     
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    LOL! Well I can go to one IRL, so I'll be sure and pick up the slack that you leave behind.

    To make this only a semi-spammified post... I am currently the other half that voted for 'Alley of Dangerous Angles'

    Edit here: that 1st comment was dirceted at Mathetais. Yeah baby I'm on a roll. Rackin' up the posts to a whooping 50!!!

    Edited again, thanks Nobleman. How'd I miss that. :D

    [ December 13, 2002, 20:47: Message edited by: Thorongil ]
     
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    [​IMG] Angles not Angels... *gives up and walks out of the debate* The downside to democracy :1eye:

    [ December 13, 2002, 20:45: Message edited by: Nobleman ]
     
  12. Taluntain

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    [​IMG] While this looks like democracy ( :shake: ), I'll still pick what I think is best in the end, so no guarantees. This poll is just here to see how much support each option receives.
     
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    I picked Alley of Dangerous Angles. With the sort of topics flying around now, it seemed appropriate.
     
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    [​IMG] I loved Torment so I thought that the nostalgia from Torment ought to play a small part in SP, therefore, the name Brothel for Slaking Intellectual Lusts was the best. :D
     
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    [​IMG] hehe - we have the most votes for the brothel - and a prostitution topic that could go in there :lol:
     
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    Gotta go with The Brothel' here Tal not just because it was a great place in PST but becuase it's a more fitting name. The Oracle sounds more about one person who dishes out great knowledgable things, and I think a board about me would be unfair. ;) :hahaerr: What about everyone else who would be in there. They really should be included in the name too. :angel:
     
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    Brothel for Slaking Intellectual Lusts

    Tal, you're kidding, right? :p ;)

    (what, am I the only one who prefers the mundane name of Speaker's Corner)
     
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    Sorry people but I actually think that they all suck, we already have a corner, The Oracle realy has nothing to do with the subject matter, A Brothel? Come on Tal you wouldn't let someone call themselves 'Elf Porn' so why the hell do we have a brothel? And what does Fortress of Regrets have to do with anything?
    So out of those I think I'll go for the Alley of Dangerous Angels
     
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    More than anything, I think the the Brothel name is a mouthful. It's very cool and fitting, but I think it's awkward as the name for a board. I went with Oracle because it's the one I liked best out of the bunch...Maybe the Brothel would be better if it was shortened somehow (yeah, my opinion, but you asked for it!) Of course, everytime I see the name I'm going to think of 'Bordello of Blood'....
     
  20. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    [​IMG] Suits me right for going too deep into this poll mania. Although in some way it's good, because it made me realize that Brothel etc. isn't a very good pick, because no one outside the people who played Planescape: Torment would get it. (Initially this was my first choice.)

    So as it is, I'm stuck between Alley of Dangerous Angles and Ocean of Opinions. The first is a good pun AND from Torment AND appropriate, while the second has a nice alliteration, and a cute abbreviation ("Go post in OoO!"). And it's appropriate.

    I won't make a new poll just for this, so everyone just state their votes below my post here. Which of these two would you pick? (Ignore the initial poll above, I can't close it down.)
     
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