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Poll: Frown or Rown? (56 member(s) have cast votes)

Which term do you prefer

  1. Rown - red + brown (30 votes [36.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.14%

  2. Frown - fake + brown (19 votes [22.89%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.89%

  3. Rewn - reddish + brown (34 votes [40.96%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.96%

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#1 Hinckley

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 04:15 PM

Help us coin a new term for LEGO's brick color reddish brown:

StarWars for Justin calls reddish brown rown because red + brown = rown
I, hinckley39 call reddish brown frown because fake + brown = frown (plus it makes me frown  :-( )

Which term do you prefer?

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 04:21 PM

Rown seems the more sensible choice- why would the new brown be fake?  The Lego company distributes it, so...  :-/
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 04:31 PM

View PostLieutenant Colonel Thok, on Jul 25 2007, 04:21 PM, said:

Rown seems the more sensible choice- why would the new brown be fake?  The Lego company distributes it, so...  :-/

because it doesn't resemble brown in any sense of the term...

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 04:48 PM

It is better to say frown, but I disagree on the fake part, so I chose rown.

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 04:50 PM

bwahahaha, the tables have turned  >:-)

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:14 PM

View PostStarwars4J, on Jul 25 2007, 04:50 PM, said:

bwahahaha, the tables have turned  >:-)

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:14 PM

Hmm. I like "frown", because I dislike the new brown, but the new brown isn't necessarily fake, so I think Rown fits better...
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 06:02 PM

Frown on, I guess! *n*

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 06:06 PM

"frown" is really bias.  the term implies that you don't like the color...  so theoretically, i should choose "rown."  however, to me "rown" is not the combination of red+brown...  "rown" is "brown" without the "b."  so really, the combination of red+brown should be something like "rebrown" or "redrown."

so because i don't read "rown" as red+brown, i voted "frown."

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 08:27 PM

Well, the phrase bley wasn't meant to be derogatory.  It was simply a matter of blue+grey = bley.  It was simply a way of describing new grey which has a blue or cool tinge when compared to the earlier colour.  I don't like calling the new colours fake or inferior, so for me rown is the better choice.  Of course, I'll probably simply continue to call the new brown reddish-brown as I have been doing for 3 years.

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 08:54 PM

View Posthinckley39, on Jul 25 2007, 12:14 PM, said:

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 08:56 PM

View Postblueandwhite, on Jul 25 2007, 03:27 PM, said:

Well, the phrase bley wasn't meant to be derogatory.  It was simply a matter of blue+grey = bley.
ya, that is why "frown" doesn't work for me.

it is perfect how "bley" sounds bad though when describing bluish gray :-D

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 08:59 PM

View PostBrick Miner, on Jul 25 2007, 08:56 PM, said:

ya, that is why "frown" doesn't work for me.

it is perfect how "bley" sounds bad though when describing bluish gray :-D

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 09:41 PM

I didn't vote for either one. I usually call the colour 'reddish brown,' but if I was forced to give it a nickname, I've always thought that 'bred' was pretty good.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 09:47 PM

View PostPrivateer, on Jul 25 2007, 11:41 PM, said:

I didn't vote for either one. I usually call the colour 'reddish brown,' but if I was forced to give it a nickname, I've always thought that 'bred' was pretty good.
Bred... I like that name. It sounds much tastier than Frown or Rown.

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:03 PM

Rown dominates, because the only fake brown is the old brown. X-O

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:07 PM

Bred On! *y*

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:13 PM

rown? - mathemathical problem?
frown? - Is that a surname of a hobbit?
bred? - hungry anyone?

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What about rewn? X-D
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:15 PM

View PostGrand Moff Viceroy, on Jul 25 2007, 10:03 PM, said:

Rown dominates, because the only fake brown is the old brown. X-O

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I say we stone him.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:19 PM

View PostSir Dillon, on Jul 25 2007, 06:15 PM, said:

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I say we stone him.

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:19 PM

View PostSir Dillon, on Jul 25 2007, 10:15 PM, said:

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I say we stone him.

I've come to the conclusion, Grand Moff V, that you are simply instigating people for your amusement.  :-P

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:20 PM

View Posthinckley39, on Jul 25 2007, 06:19 PM, said:

I've come to the conclusion, Grand Moff V, that you are simply instigating people for your amusement.  :-P

Sadism on!

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:21 PM

View Posthinckley39, on Jul 25 2007, 10:19 PM, said:

I've come to the conclusion, Grand Moff V, that you are simply instigating people for your amusement.  :-P
I feel you're on to something! X-O
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:23 PM

View PostSir Dillon, on Jul 25 2007, 10:21 PM, said:

I feel you're on to something! X-O

have a look around...

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 10:37 PM

View Posthinckley39, on Jul 25 2007, 06:23 PM, said:

have a look around...

I don't know what you're talking about.



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