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What are we?

Textkitists
0
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Textkitoi
7
21%
Textkiti
1
3%
Textkittens
13
38%
Textkiteers
8
24%
Other (explain)
5
15%
 
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Post by annis » Thu Jun 16, 2005 10:11 pm

I keep coming up with new names. I must choose one.
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Post by edonnelly » Thu Jun 16, 2005 11:14 pm

textkitians?

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Post by annis » Thu Jun 16, 2005 11:21 pm

edonnelly wrote:textkitians?
Phonetically? Where's the accent?
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Post by Aurelia » Fri Jun 17, 2005 3:41 am

Textkitites!
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Post by Raya » Fri Jun 17, 2005 4:19 am

oi textkitoi esmen!
:D

~(* Raya Textkiths (fem. gen. sing.)
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Post by Eureka » Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:51 am

I don't think I'm a Textkitten, but I'd like to meet one, whatever they are.

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Post by benissimus » Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:02 am

I think I've used Textkitter a few times, but I have to vote for Textkitten :lol:
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Post by mingshey » Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:23 am

Do we say νιάου or miao?

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Post by edonnelly » Fri Jun 17, 2005 11:28 am

annis wrote:
edonnelly wrote:textkitians?
Phonetically? Where's the accent?
I was thinking like this: text KEE shans

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Post by Episcopus » Fri Jun 17, 2005 11:34 am

benissimus wrote:Textkitten
Only Steven and Cédric would say Textkitten.

I vote oi with BIGGEST LOSERS EVER implied
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Post by annis » Fri Jun 17, 2005 12:50 pm

Episcopus wrote:Only Steven and Cédric would say Textkitten.
By that stadard so must I. Therefore, I have cast my vote.

I'm surprised by the popularity of "Textkitoi" and "Textkittens" both.
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Post by Emma_85 » Fri Jun 17, 2005 4:45 pm

hahaha! textkitten! :lol:
I suppose it's cute... :? :wink:
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Post by ThomasGR » Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:34 pm

Shouldn't it be Textkitioi?
I prefer Textkitianoi or Textkitians in English.

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Post by 1%homeless » Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:24 pm

I vote for textkittens. I makes me feel sexy. :lol:

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Post by amans » Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:56 pm

I purr, - I like the Textkittens! How cute :)

How about these:

French: Textkitiens, Textkitiennes
Italian: Textkiterini, Textkiterine

And what would one say in Hebrew? In Spanish? In Dutch?

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Post by amans » Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:58 pm

P.S. The Latin lot can't have been around, voting yet. Otherwise I think we would have seen more textkiti textkitaeque.

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Post by Deccius » Fri Jun 17, 2005 9:43 pm

Textkiteers has a nice ring to it :)

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Post by annis » Fri Jun 17, 2005 9:53 pm

Emma_85 wrote:hahaha! textkitten! :lol:
I suppose it's cute... :? :wink:
It followed naturally once I said "Textkiti" aloud.
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Post by annis » Fri Jun 17, 2005 10:02 pm

amans wrote:In Spanish?
Textkitistas!
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Post by Bert » Fri Jun 17, 2005 11:35 pm

I like Textkiteers. At least in the singular it still has the same nice ring.
Textkitoi -> textkitos (or textkita)
Textkitten is fine for a young-un but for the more mature (male) do we get Tomtextcat?
Just a few thoughts.

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Post by Eureka » Sat Jun 18, 2005 2:17 am

Does a Textkitten say πρρρρρρ or φρρρρρρ?

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Post by hyptia » Sat Jun 18, 2005 4:02 am

How about in each language a different word: Textkiteers in English,
[size=150]τεξτκιτί&γτ;οι[/size] in Greek, maybe Textkitten in German or something. :D But I had to vote [size=150]τέξτκιτοι[/size] since I am such an enhusiast of ancient Greek (does that make me an ancient Greek geek, LOL) although being a cat person, Textkittens would have been just as good.
Eureka wrote:Does a Textkitten say πρρρρρρ or φρρρρρρ?
Knowing cats, most definitely [size=150]φῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥῥ[/size]. :lol:
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Post by Episcopus » Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:25 am

Eureka wrote:Does a Textkitten say πρρρρρρ or φρρρρρρ?
And you wonder why I still can not help but that I think you to be a girl Eureka!

This is the worst thread ever.
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Post by ingrid70 » Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:39 pm

amans wrote:
And what would one say in Hebrew? In Spanish? In Dutch?
In Dutch, it would probably be: Textkitters & Textkitsters (male and female)

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Post by annis » Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:43 pm

Episcopus wrote:This is the worst thread ever.
Woo-hoo!

I win!
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Post by Episcopus » Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:53 pm

It would have been whiteoctave's book thread if some bright spark had not suggested us to be human feline classicist hybrids.
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Post by IVSTINIANVS » Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:34 pm

Definitely textkitites.
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Post by Bardo de Saldo » Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:29 pm

I don't know about you, but I'm a tesquitero. (Textkitanicus in Latin.)

Is textkit a regular or irregular verb?

I textkit.
I textkut.
I'll be textkutten! (Expression used when you can't remember the word in Greek.)

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Post by ingrid70 » Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:46 pm

Bardo de Saldo wrote: I textkut.
That would definitely never pass a Dutch netnanny filter...

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Post by sisyphus » Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:11 am

ingrid70 wrote:
Bardo de Saldo wrote: I textkut.
That would definitely never pass a Dutch netnanny filter...

Ingrid
Oooh, do tell ...
What are we?
A bunch of very sad telephone sanitisers and advertising executives, lying around in our baths, playing with our rubber ducks and trying to decide what to call ourselves?

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Post by Carola » Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:02 pm

What about "textkitae" instead of "textkiti"? I'm too old to be a textkitten, a textfatcat?

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Post by Johannes_Vigorniae » Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:49 pm

amans wrote:I purr, - I like the Textkittens! How cute :)

How about these:

Italian: Textkiterini, Textkiterine
Textkitini (m)? Textkitine (f)? Or, more Italianate, Teschitini/e?

In Arabic - Teskitii (m)/Teskitiyyeh (f) with plurals Teskitiyyiin (m)/Teskitiyyaat (f), or with the broken plural Tesaakit (m) ... (Neither Italian nor Arabic is too happy with the /-kstk-/ cluster).

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Post by Kopio » Tue Jun 21, 2005 4:42 am

I voted OI.....plus, I don't like cats (sorry neither does my dog)

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Post by Raya » Tue Jun 21, 2005 2:22 pm

Johannes_Vigorniae wrote:In Arabic - Teskitii (m)/Teskitiyyeh (f) with plurals Teskitiyyiin (m)/Teskitiyyaat (f), or with the broken plural Tesaakit (m) ...
*laughing her head off*
Clever!
I'm tempted to vouch instead for mutaxtkit (fem. mutaxtkitah) ... although that would imply that 'textkit' is a root verb and that what we do at Textkit is textkitting...
:?
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Post by annis » Tue Jun 21, 2005 2:42 pm

Raya wrote: that would imply that 'textkit' is a root verb and that what we do at Textkit is textkitting...
You mean ittixtkaat?
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Post by Raya » Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:28 pm

annis wrote:You mean ittixtkaat?
I confess, you're going to have to explain this one to me...

*wishes Textkit supported Arabic script* Sometimes I find it really hard to understand what people are getting at in Arabic transliterations... :(
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Post by annis » Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:35 pm

Raya wrote:
annis wrote:You mean ittixtkaat?
I confess, you're going to have to explain this one to me...
Sorry. I was playing on 'ijtihaad', which I believe is a general action noun pattern, iCtiCaaC.
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Post by Johannes_Vigorniae » Tue Jun 21, 2005 4:37 pm

Raya wrote:
Johannes_Vigorniae wrote:In Arabic - Teskitii (m)/Teskitiyyeh (f) with plurals Teskitiyyiin (m)/Teskitiyyaat (f), or with the broken plural Tesaakit (m) ...
*laughing her head off*
Clever!
I'm tempted to vouch instead for mutaxtkit (fem. mutaxtkitah) ... although that would imply that 'textkit' is a root verb and that what we do at Textkit is textkitting...
:?
I like that, but but the verb would have to be quadriliteral - taskata 'to textkit' or, better, tataskata as we're doing it with each other :oops:, so perhaps mutataskit? We'd not want to to be sad solo mutaskitiin and mutaskitaat, after all!

(P.S. I use aa to mean 'long a', ii for 'long i', etc., 9 for 9ain and usually capitals for emphatics)

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Post by Bert » Wed Jun 22, 2005 12:20 am

We've up and done it again.
A simple light-hearted topic has turned into musings about different languages. :)

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Post by Johannes_Vigorniae » Wed Jun 22, 2005 12:28 am

Bert wrote:We've up and done it again.
A simple light-hearted topic has turned into musings about different languages. :)
Ah, but light-hearted musings... :)

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