Wed, 10 Jan 2001 10:51:19 -0800
> >2. Chivvay -> you list "Tivvay" here, but "Chivvay"
> >under First Gundam (and nothing under Zeta...)
> Yep. They're written differently in Japanese - the ship in First Gundam
> begins with "chi," and the Graf Zepellin's class name begins with "te-i."
> I didn't list the Chivvay Kai from Z Gundam because, as best I can
> recall, it only appears as a model in Hayato's space museum. Does anyone
> recall seeing the actual ship?
So "Chibe" becomes Chivvay and "Tibe" becomes Tivvay?
I could swear that I've seen Chivvay and Tibe together somewhere, but no --
"Chivvay" first appeared in the Gundam Archives, which listed on First Gundam
The Tibe was introduced in Gundam 0080, so I take it that the spelling amendment
is just now catching up?
(And how soon before we get a message thread entitled "Chivvay Chivvay Bang
> >>From ZETA GUNDAM:
> >1. Basejobber -> Base Jabber
> >Doesn't "jabber" sound like a word to describe someone
> >who pokes someone else's eye out?
> Sure, but it's written "jab," not "job." (And don't even ask me why so
> many people think the hero of F91 is Seab*r*ook Arno...) >:-(
Blame it on all of the sensationalized news stories about the Seabrook nuclear
power plant. That name is somewhat imprinted on the American consciousness, so
people have a tendency to see and hear it instead of the actual Seabook. When
one word has meaning and another, similar word doesn't, we tend to see the
See also Mine*r*va Lao Zabi....
> >>From DOUBLE FAKE:
> >1. MSA-08 Bar-GM -> Barjim
> >I know I asked you about this before... I've always
> >preferred "Bar-GM" because it looks like a cross
> >between a Barzam and a GM.
> Indeed, but then you either have an awkward hypen or something that
> looks like it would be read as "Barggggmmmm." I'd rather ignore it
> altogether, actually. ;-)
A situation similar to the RGZ-91 Re-GZ and LM111E02 GunEZ -- are we to ignore
them, too? (^_^);;
> >>From CROSSBONE GUNDAM:
> >1. Ball - is this supposed to be a RB-79, or something
> It's a variant, with three cannons. G Generation labels it the "Model
> 133 Ball," but it doesn't have an official name or model number.
RB-133 seems to be implied but, of course, that's pure speculation.
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