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Conversation Between Cirrus and The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
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  1. Cirrus
    January 29th, 2013 08:36 AM
    Cirrus
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanji

    Okay basically Japanese names can sound the same but mean very different things - this is the same with Chinese and Korean as well, since they share similar systems of logographical notation; that's why there is a lot of variance between names, because you can basically name someone whatever you'd like their name to mean without too much issue. This is also why I'm asking: for example, "Sakura Ieyasu" (or probably "Ieyasu Sakura") could be written as 家康 桜 - which has the specific meaning of "family peace" for "Ieyasu" and "cherry blossom / tree" - you get the idea - for "Sakura". I was wondering what you wanted the name itself to mean, as there are innumerable ways to actually write those syllables and thus a lot of opportunities for you to impart whatever you want your character's name to mean in, uh, your character's name.

    That's basically it.

    (Also what ninja wasn't Tokugawa Ieyasu a shogun : o)

  2. The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    January 29th, 2013 07:16 AM
    The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    Indeed, that's where I got it from, the ninja. I don't see how that harms the naming of my character... and I have no idea what a kanji is.

  3. Cirrus
    January 29th, 2013 06:02 AM
    Cirrus
    It's fine to reference Japan, but ... '_' wasn't that famous Ieyasu a first name?

    Also really I meant it in a 'come up with kanji because you probably don't want to stick with a typically female first name written in the way that it is usually' way. I can help with finding kanji!

    Unless, of course, that's what you wanted - which is fine too. I'm just, uh, asking.

  4. The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    January 29th, 2013 01:47 AM
    The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    I like it the way it is. Is there any problem referencing Japan?

  5. Cirrus
    January 28th, 2013 08:55 PM
    Cirrus
    You know, your sign-up is pretty good, but one thing bugs me about it ... the name of the character is very stereotypically Japanese (key word "stereotypically"). So, uh, I could help you come up with a more authentic name (with a meaning of your choice as well as accompanying kanji and such, of course) if you'd like.

  6. Cirrus
    January 21st, 2013 06:06 AM
    Cirrus
    Well to be fair it was a lot worse before you standardized the font sizes (they were pretty irregular) - so most of the problem's gone, and it's just a small problem with the text color. Yeah, I read all of it already : o

  7. The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    January 21st, 2013 02:10 AM
    The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    I've no clue of what you are talking about, but it still seems readable to me in the pictures you sent me. I get it can bother you, and I'd fix it if I could...

  8. Cirrus
    January 20th, 2013 05:57 PM
    Cirrus
    I think your bbcode is messed up:

    http://i.imgur.com/dQgaace.png
    ---
    http://i.imgur.com/iLfV0Tx.png

    It's mostly the first part. Try switching your editor mode from WYSIWIG to plaintext and fix the tags and stuff.

  9. The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    January 20th, 2013 01:58 PM
    The Prince of Sweet Sorrow
    Oh? It seems fine to me... I remember having the same problem with my previous SU, what exactly seems to be wrong?

  10. Cirrus
    January 20th, 2013 01:55 PM
    Cirrus
    Your formatting for your SU is messed up =(


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