WooJin (leew5@earthlink.net)
Fri, 29 Oct 1999 18:16:29 -0700


Hey! Its better than GunBoy :P

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----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Simmons <scorpio@best.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, October 29, 1999 11:45
Subject: Re: [gundam] Silly Acronyms

> Vince Leon asks,
>
> >What is the fascination with all of these stupid acronyms. Why can't
Gundam
> >just stand for Gundam.
>
> It _does_ just stand for Gundam. For some reason - probably because
> it's one of the few things in the Japanese model mags and reference books
> that they can read - Western fans like to seize onto these bogus acronyms
> and tout them as authentic fact. Thus, we've had years and years of fans
> writing GUNDAM and Mobile SUIT in all caps because they're convinced that
> they're really supposed to be acronyms.
>
> Thus, my digression on the latest round of reverse-engineered nonsense
> from the Alex kit manual. It's my fond hope that, by pointing out how
> stupid these are, we can dissuade people from taking them seriously. :-)
>
> -- Mobile Auxiliary Reinforcement Knee-joint
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> Seek Mark Simmons at <scorpio@best.com> or <http://gundam.anime.net/>
>
> Goriki has an intelligence and grace lacking in all other megamatons!
> Plus, the power to stop steam trains! Goriki is ART!
>
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