Collective Nouns

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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Aestrix » Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:56 pm

Pfffffff xD
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Kappa » Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:50 am

As distinguished from the majority of purple templates because most blue templates don't form sexual gravity wells? XD
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby BlueSkySprite » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:46 am

Possibilities: a rattle of Kingfishers (or a realm of Kingfishers), a downpour of Raynes, a felling of Chainsaws, a smile of Chelseas (if that's too grim, maybe a daybreak, because all the ones with last names are Dawnings), infinity of Eights (or a banquet?), a pride of Griffins (or a flock?), a cache of Jaspers, a lake of Lynns, a jiffy of Nathans, a fountain of Pens (if there's ever more than one), a thunder of Thors (or a storm), a competence of Virginias, a pack of Wolverines, a tininess of Minnies, a clutter of Stevens (or a cluster)
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby PlainDealingVillain » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:52 am

Zev's seem more likely to endorse being referred to as a collective orgy than most purples. i.e. Jokers wouldn't exactly object, but it wouldn't be appropriately complete? But Zevs would probably consider it basically complete.

Also, shooting out possible collections of Adarins; they might come in a school, or a chain (they do a lot of linking), or a martyrdom (OK they wouldn't choose that one, probably), or a tower. I'm not sure why I like 'tower of Adarins', but it feels appropriate. It also goes with Bells, which I think Adarins would object to much less than, say, Jokers did to being called Whistles.
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Marri » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:54 am

BlueSkySprite wrote:Possibilities: a rattle of Kingfishers (or a realm of Kingfishers), a downpour of Raynes, a felling of Chainsaws, a smile of Chelseas (if that's too grim, maybe a daybreak, because all the ones with last names are Dawnings), infinity of Eights (or a banquet?), a pride of Griffins (or a flock?), a cache of Jaspers, a lake of Lynns, a jiffy of Nathans, a fountain of Pens (if there's ever more than one), a thunder of Thors (or a storm), a competence of Virginias, a pack of Wolverines, a tininess of Minnies, a clutter of Stevens (or a cluster)


I am particularly fond of: 'downpour of Raynes', 'pride of Griffins', 'fountain of Pens', and 'pack of Wolverines'. (Alternately, if you went with eagle-noun instead of lion-noun for griffins it's a flight of griffins, which works too.)

EDIT: Wikipedia says that a collection of griffins is a pryde.
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Kappa » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:59 am

Ooh, downpour of Raynes is cute. So is fountain of Pens XD

Competence of Virginias is also cute, and makes me tempted to refer to a collection of Tonies as a 'disaster'. XD
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby BlueSkySprite » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:04 am

Yay! I'm glad you like it!

That would be adorable! I don't think they would pick that name for themselves though.
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Marri » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:20 am

Waterfall of Libbies? </really obscure Moriarty joke>
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Kappa » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:21 am

Tonies would totally call themselves a disaster. XD

Libbies might very well call themselves a waterfall.
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Re: Collective Nouns

Postby Bluelantern » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:23 am

Kappa wrote:Ooh, downpour of Raynes is cute. So is fountain of Pens XD

Competence of Virginias is also cute, and makes me tempted to refer to a collection of Tonies as a 'disaster'. XD


Omg, that would be adorable <3
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