Mad Mike (
Sat, 22 Jul 2000 14:19:49 -0700

Lim Jyue wrote:
> CHOBAM = Ceramics Hybrid Outer-shelled Blowup Act-on Material

        Christ why not call it Bovington or RARD armor... :P.
        Although conceivably ALEX could be also retconned as an
acronym as Armored Layer EXtension...
        Trying to crank up reasonable (and not very might I add)
accronyms describing the Rempo suits and military seems like the
various mecha designers and directors are trying to damned hard.
I suppose they couldn't take Louis Armstrong's advice to mind when
somebody asks "What does Gundam mean?". The answer is simple.
"If you gotta ask you'll never know."

                                                        Mad Mike



Spike--"We like to talk big... vampires do. "I'm going to destroy the world." That's just tough-guy talk. Strutting around with your friends over a pint of blood. The truth is, I _like_ this world. You've racing, Manchester United. And you've got people. Billions of people walking around like Happy Meals with legs. It's all right here. But then someone comes along with a vision. With a real... passion for destruction. Angel could pull it off. Good-bye, Picadilly. Farewell Leicester-bloody-Square."

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