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BrainSluggo

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« on: 03-07-2002 04:16 »

For a fanfic I'm working on, I developed a character who is Zoidberg's distant cousin and a psychiatrist. Being as obvious and unoriginal as humanly possible, I named him Froidberg. (He's blue, and has a small "beard" as well as a "moustache," and he's about as good at psychoanalysis as Zoidy is at human anatomy.)

Then I began to worry, because I thought I might have heard the name somewhere before--so I entered "Froidberg" into a search engine, and found that name under one entry: what appears to be a German site's description of "Anthology of Interest I."

Tell me, please:

1) Is Froidy REALLY what they call Zoidy in Germy?*
2) Has anyone else done the "Froidberg" bit? I don't want to plagarize, even inadvertantly.

*no offense, couldn't resist the alliteration.

(Another search revealed that "Freudberg" is a real name! I did not know that! Hooray!)
Paso

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« Reply #1 on: 03-07-2002 08:02 »

 
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Originally posted by BrainSluggo:
1) Is Froidy REALLY what they call Zoidy in Germy?*

*no offense, couldn't resist the alliteration.

No, I think this is stupidity or just a spelling mistake.
Btw where is the alliteration???
JoJo

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« Reply #2 on: 03-07-2002 13:40 »

Welcome to PEEL Paso, enjoy your stay here.

BrainSluggo

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« Reply #3 on: 03-07-2002 16:32 »

Alliteration is traditionally first-syllable-only, but one definition includes other syllables, so I suppose "Froidy-Zoidy-Germy" can fit the bill. I just didn't wanna tick off any folks from Germ(an)y...
yokurt

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« Reply #4 on: 03-08-2002 14:17 »

HI, Zoidy is not called Froidy in Germy,
I´m sure there are names like Freudberg as Freude means gladness or pleasure like Freudenhaus (disorderly house) or Freudenmädchen (Prostitute)
Shadowstar

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« Reply #5 on: 03-08-2002 18:03 »

Really? I thought YOU were the robot!
Paso

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« Reply #6 on: 03-09-2002 14:20 »

 
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Originally posted by BrainSluggo:
I just didn't wanna tick off any folks from Germ(an)y...

Yeah, I find it offensive!  :mad:

Nonono, just joking, actually its hilarious, todays comedians could... and on and on...  ;)
futurefreak

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« Reply #7 on: 03-15-2002 23:15 »

welcome to PEEL Paso!  :)
Paso

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« Reply #8 on: 03-16-2002 12:28 »

 
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Originally posted by futurefreak:
welcome to PEEL Paso!   :)

Thanks a lot! At least, the Space Pope got me! hooray...  ;)
Teral

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« Reply #9 on: 03-16-2002 12:36 »
« Last Edit on: 03-16-2002 12:36 »

The Space Pope always get her man.

Anywho, welcome to PEEL, Paso. Enjoy it here.   :D (or have I already said that   :confused: )

Edit: lousy spelling.  :mad:
Bender3000

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« Reply #10 on: 05-04-2002 15:05 »

Zoidberg. germany. terrifying combo.
I just had a horrible image of Zoidberg in one of those traditional german suits. Where's my phsychiatrist! he is so fired!
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