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Leandro

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Vote for the 15th Anniversary badge name!
« on: March 15, 2019, 06:29:15 AM »
This badge needs a name!



It's that time again! From now until April 5th, the community can suggest names for the 15th Anniversary badge. A poll to select the definite winner will go up on April 6th until April 19th. That's 3 weeks to suggest names, and 2 weeks to vote the definitive name.

The rules are the same as last before: it has to be one word, and it should be usable to describe a character; "Celebrant" is someone who celebrates, "Rhapsodic" is someone who is exceptionally emotional, "Torchbearer" is someone who carries a torch, "Timeless" is someone who is not affected by the passage of time. We're following the same theme.

Similarly when it comes to theme, this is a celebration of the game's anniversary! It should have positive connotations. "Punisher" or "Tyrant" really won't do. There's a lot of discussion about it that you can refer to the previous threads, so they are linked at the bottom. No name is being grandfathered in, they all need to be nominated by someone in this thread in order to make the cut.

Previous topics:
Name the 13th Anniversary Badge / Vote for the 13th Anniversary Badge Name!
Name the 14th Anniversary Badge



Don't forget to cast your vote! Not a lot of suggestions this year, so you're limited to voting for two options, your primary and a backup.
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 08:55:17 AM »
Omnipresent

Someone who is always there.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 09:30:22 AM »
"True Believer"

We're still here, all of us reading this post and voting on anniversary badges, after all these years. Because of those who make Paragon Chat and SEGS a reality still dare to believe in our City, and those of us that still consider ourselves Citizens of the City, and still believe in all it can be. (after all, we can log in and talk to each other, get badges, work on bases, and in the future who KNOWS what else?...)

Also after Stan Lee, who passed last year, and I consider one of the godfathers of all us "True Believers" of comic book super heroes. For me, there's really no better choice.



'Nuff said.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2019, 10:59:00 AM »
it has to be one word

What's the reasoning behind this? And is it set in stone? Lycantropus' suggestion is amazing, but is also disqualified by this rule if it's unbendable.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2019, 01:14:03 PM »
What Roderick said. I know the previous 14 were one word. But "True Believer" resonates with me as well.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2019, 01:36:27 PM »
I know this isn't the voting thread, but I really like "True Believer" as well, so I hope the "one word only" rule can be bent, considering the uniqueness of the circumstances (it's a 5-year milestone, and Stan Lee's death happened between the 14th and 15th anniversaries, making now the perfect time for such a reference).

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2019, 01:53:13 PM »
Sort of going with the Stan theme...

Quincelsior!
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2019, 04:57:14 PM »
As for my suggestion, I know it breaks the 'one word' rule, but when it hit me last night, I couldn't think of anything more fitting.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2019, 06:10:54 PM »
Sort of going with the Stan theme...

Quincelsior!

I was thinking of suggesting "Excelsior", actually, but Stan usually used that to end his missives, while CoH - despite NCSoft's intentions - is not ending yet, so I decided against it.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2019, 06:15:13 PM »
Normally I'd say "Pantsless", but this being the only chance for "Quinceanera", I'll go with that. Just so long as no one's wearing pants under their fancy dress.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2019, 07:54:17 PM »
Stan got Excelsior from New York's state motto, which means "ever upward."
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2019, 09:12:14 PM »
We're Knights of The Round Table, We're "Indefatigable!"

There's my silly suggestion. :P
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2019, 11:22:45 PM »
With the Ides of March today, I got to thinking about Ides and its definition:

1: The 15th day of March, May, July, or October or the 13th day of any other month in the ancient Roman calendar

That got me thinking about Idyllic, which defines as:

1: pleasing or picturesque in natural simplicity
2: of, relating to, or being an idyll

With Idyll defined as:

1a: a simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic life or pastoral scenes or suggests a mood of peace and contentment
  b: a narrative poem (such as Tennyson's Idylls of the King) treating an epic, romantic, or tragic theme
2a: a lighthearted carefree episode that is a fit subject for an idyll
  b: a romantic interlude


Seeing as WE as players have different perceptions of what the game was to us (epic, tragic, romantic, peaceful to play at the end of a hard day's work, et al), I figured I'd honed in on what stood out as the better badge name for this, in my opinion.

Ergo, my submission for the name of our 15th Anniversary Badge is:

Idyllic

Thank you for viewing my thought process. I hope no neurons were hurt in the process. If so, the psyche ward is that way -->   ;D

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P.S. - Lyc's choice is still better, but hey, I had to try...
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2019, 11:32:23 PM »
The only time I don't lurk is when I log in to vote on this badge every year. I really like the "True Believer" suggestion. That would be an excellent tribute not only to Stan Lee but everyone who still believes in what CoH stood for and was as a community.
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2019, 11:38:42 PM »
Absolutely! TRUE BELIEVER!

If that's not doable due to the one-word rule - then EXCELSIOR is definitely the best possible alternative!


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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2019, 12:18:10 AM »
We'll have plenty of time to vote on the suggestions, just keep em coming! :D
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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2019, 01:58:55 AM »
While True Believer sounds very fitting, how about...


"Shin-Digger"?

I always liked the early anniversary badges focus on being someone who's celebrating or partying, and a shindig is a kind of party while shin-digger sounds like a weird kind of illegal martial arts move designed to cripple an opponent which seems fitting for a game of super powers.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2019, 07:43:34 AM »
I am going to suggest Spirited.  I adore the concept that True-Believer would bring in remembrance of both one of the godfathers of our game and our game.
If we can't get that then Spirited is related in concept.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2019, 03:44:48 PM »
If we can't have "True Believer" then I'd say shorten it to simply "Believer". It fits as a tribute to Stan, and also resonates with the work being done on SEGS as well as the successor projects.

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Re: Name the 15th Anniversary badge!
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2019, 06:14:22 PM »
Believer was the Sally badge. Not sure if it's in PC though.