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The Most Knowledge...Person?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by GreyPawn, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. GreyPawn

    GreyPawn Guest

    Can someone please tell me what "The Most Knowledge Person" is supposed to mean?

    I'm not usually one to nitpick, unless its a systemic or immersion-shattering beef, but what the heck? Is this even English? Was this item created as an EM back during the first or second arc and they discovered that there was a character limit to naming objects? It doesn't take a master's degree in English literature to know that "The Most Knowledge Person" sounds ridiculous.

    "The Most Knowledge Person"
    "The Least Trust Person"
    "The Utmost Advance Person"

    What it is missing is Knowledgeable. You can -be- the Most Knowledgeable Person (on a shard, in a place, doing a thing). You cannot be the Most Knowledge, as it assumes a comparison or a static container, as if you HAD "The Most Knowledge...a Person (could have)".

    Not that there isn't precedent for absolutely moronic things as labels in this "roleplaying game". I have a pair of boots that inform me delicately that I have indeed R0xx0reD the Age of Shadows, and a shirt that treats the Council of Mages faction like it was a college football team, espousing its place as.. "Number #1."

    Please, a little more respect for Britannia, and a little less jocular phraseology on the neon cornucopia that is the items market?
  2. Maplestone

    Maplestone Crazed Zealot
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    Jul 26, 2008
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    If I knowed then telling would make less more.
  3. Surgeries

    Surgeries Grand Poobah
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    Mar 18, 2004
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  4. It was an Arriang event item, so their english wasn't good to begin with. "The 1st most knowledge in Arriang" 2nd and 3rd shrouds were given out. 5hpi, 4hpi, 3hpi
  5. Dol'Gorath

    Dol'Gorath Grand Inquisitor
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    Mar 18, 2003
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    It's a Korean Seer item from the last arcs. Sure the devs could hjave tried to fix it to translate better to english. But I think the goal was to keep the original names intact.
  6. Ender

    Ender Crazed Zealot
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    Jun 12, 2008
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    Think "This guy are sick" from FF7, or "All your base are belong to us"