Fri, 29 Oct 1999 18:16:29 -0700
Hey! Its better than GunBoy :P
WooJin Lee email@example.com
----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Simmons <firstname.lastname@example.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
> >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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> Plus, the power to stop steam trains! Goriki is ART!
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