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  1. 27 Jun '05 13:43
    has anybody else wondered who Russ (or whoever is responsible) comes up with these weird tourney names? I mean sure, greek letters and everything, it has a certain ring to it and there might be a system to it.
    But... this might just be my youthful ignorance kicking in again, but... how would you come up with something like Albinus Grouped Random?
    And is the Severus Grouped Random referring to Severus Snape in Harry Potter? And what kind of word is Pertinax? Or Saturninus, for that matter?
    Please, do enlighten me

    Angie
  2. Standard member Freddie2008
    9 Edits
    27 Jun '05 14:02
    Originally posted by angie88
    has anybody else wondered who Russ (or whoever is responsible) comes up with these weird tourney names? I mean sure, greek letters and everything, it has a certain ring to it and there might be a system to it.
    But... this might just be my youthful ignorance kicking in again, but... how would you come up with something like [b]Albinus
    Grouped Random?
    An ...[text shortened]... t kind of word is Pertinax? Or Saturninus, for that matter?
    Please, do enlighten me

    Angie[/b]
    i think it has something to do with the alphabetic order of greek gods/godesses or something like that.
  3. Standard member Chakan
    Oro!
    27 Jun '05 14:15
    Originally posted by Freddie2004
    i think it has something to do with the alphabetic order of greek gods/godesses or something like that.
    maybe there should be a competition or something to see who gets to name the next tournament.... that person wins a bye into the second round? or something
  4. Standard member cludi
    Blogger
    27 Jun '05 14:25
    Originally posted by angie88
    has anybody else wondered who Russ (or whoever is responsible) comes up with these weird tourney names? I mean sure, greek letters and everything, it has a certain ring to it and there might be a system to it.
    But... this might just be my youthful ignorance kicking in again, but... how would you come up with something like [b]Albinus
    Grouped Random?
    An ...[text shortened]... t kind of word is Pertinax? Or Saturninus, for that matter?
    Please, do enlighten me

    Angie[/b]
    Albinus, Antonius, Severus, Julianus, Pertinax, Commodus, Verus, Cassius, Aurelius, Pius, Hadrian, Trajan, Nerva were all roman emperors.

  5. Standard member cludi
    Blogger
    27 Jun '05 14:34
    Originally posted by chakan
    maybe there should be a competition or something to see who gets to name the next tournament.... that person wins a bye into the second round? or something
    Caracalla would be my guess
  6. Standard member ivangrice
    Deracinated
    28 Jun '05 19:13
    Originally posted by cludi
    Caracalla would be my guess
    Mine's 'Graham'. Now-forgotten God of dinner party etiquette.
  7. Standard member thecheat2
    I finally subscribed
    28 Jun '05 23:07
    Originally posted by angie88
    has anybody else wondered who Russ (or whoever is responsible) comes up with these weird tourney names? I mean sure, greek letters and everything, it has a certain ring to it and there might be a system to it.
    But... this might just be my youthful ignorance kicking in again, but... how would you come up with something like [b]Albinus
    Grouped Random?
    An ...[text shortened]... t kind of word is Pertinax? Or Saturninus, for that matter?
    Please, do enlighten me

    Angie[/b]
    All i can say is: YOU CRAZY!
  8. 30 Jun '05 04:29
    I think whatever names that Russ comes up with is fine as long as everyone gets to play in the tournaments be it mini bands, etc etc. Maybe it is just his style of doing something different.

    Eric
  9. Standard member Fat mans revenge
    Pennywise Says Hi
    09 Jul '05 02:56
    Diadumenianus, another Roman emperor? Something about that name just strikes me as cruel.

    -Fatty
  10. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    09 Jul '05 10:42
    Elagabalus
  11. 10 Jul '05 10:27
    Next tournament name will be.. Maximinus.
  12. Standard member ark13
    Enola Straight
    11 Jul '05 02:52 / 1 edit
    Bigus Dickus. Life of Brian? Anyone?