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Why do you call Yamato "Yammy"?

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People like to shorthand and apply nicknames to things. It's a practice as old as names.

 

Why did this warrant a thread?

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We need to get more embarrassing. From henceforth Yamato will be known as Yamyams. The Big Yamyams.

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Mainly we need to sometimes shorten names and instructions in battles.typing lengthy instructions in chat can cost you your ship or even the battle.

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Just like the real world. No idea how many times I heard the Forrestal called Forest Fire by enlisted US Navy Sailors even though that was who died in the major fire. 

Also spellin these names ain’t ez.

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yammy is worng! The right nickname should be "big targer"

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5 minutes ago, Spartias said:

I prefer "Yammatron."

Freedombots, we must stop the evil Yammatron and the Imperialcons! Transform and sail out!

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15 minutes ago, HyenaHiena said:

yammy is worng! The right nickname should be "big targer"

IJN; "We have the worlds biggest Battleship."

USN; "You have the world's biggest target."

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Older guy complaint! I get it with nicknames however in this new (to me) brave new high tech world I have problems with all the youngins that grew up texting and with smarty phones.  Too many abbreviations for words now!  Hell it was a year before I grasped what LOL meant.  Finally I went online to a site that listed all these smarty phone abbreviations and what they mean. I still see too many abbreviations used, like on this forum, and sometimes I don't know what is being talked about. I am beginning to think it's time I put myself in "The HOME" and just sit in a rocking chair. Ya think?  LOL

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Yamato's historical nickname is "Hotel".  Well, "Hotel" in Japanese.

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44 minutes ago, KiyoSenkan said:

People like to shorthand and apply nicknames to things. It's a practice as old as names.

 

Why did this warrant a thread?

This, people like to give things nicknames. It warranted a thread because the OP was curious. Here are a few that I have seen or used in the game. 

Iwaki Alpha - Death Pickle
St Louis - Inquisitor
Gremyashchiy - Gremlin
Pensacola - Pepsi
South Carolina - Party Boat 
Independence - Indy
Fututaka - Futurama, Fury Taco
Hosho - Hoho
Yubari - Yuban (coffee)
Watatake - Walkie Talkie
Chester - The Molester
Kawachi - Kawasaki
Isokazi - Izzy
Dunkerque- Dunkin Donuts, Drunkin Croissant

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4 minutes ago, BrushWolf said:

This, people like to give things nicknames. It warranted a thread because the OP was curious. Here are a few that I have seen or used in the game. 

Iwaki Alpha - Death Pickle
St Louis - Inquisitor
Gremyashchiy - Gremlin
Pensacola - Pepsi
South Carolina - Party Boat 
Independence - Indy
Fututaka - Futurama, Fury Taco
Hosho - Hoho
Yubari - Yuban (coffee)
Watatake - Walkie Talkie
Chester - The Molester
Kawachi - Kawasaki
Isokazi - Izzy
Dunkerque- Dunkin Donuts, Drunkin Croissant

Indianapolis - Indy

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Just now, Adm_Nate_Ellis937 said:

Indianapolis - Indy

Yeah, the Indy tag for the Independence goes back to before the Indianapolis was in the game. Many of those are from back in alpha particularly the Death Pickle. A bunch of us were on the alpha TeamSpeak when they were handing them out and someone remarked that it looks like a pickle and someone else said yeah a Death Pickle.

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26 minutes ago, Helstrem said:

Yamato's historical nickname is "Hotel".  Well, "Hotel" in Japanese.

The Yamato Hotel.

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1 hour ago, NoNoPanda430 said:

And also, Montana "Monty"?

I have a better question.  Why do you have to ask this really dumb question whose answer should be obvious to all?

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1 hour ago, Sovereigndawg said:

And Worcestershire, Sauce.

The rooster.

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33 minutes ago, BrushWolf said:

This, people like to give things nicknames. It warranted a thread because the OP was curious. Here are a few that I have seen or used in the game. 

Iwaki Alpha - Death Pickle
St Louis - Inquisitor
Gremyashchiy - Gremlin
Pensacola - Pepsi
South Carolina - Party Boat 
Independence - Indy
Fututaka - Futurama, Fury Taco
Hosho - Hoho
Yubari - Yuban (coffee)
Watatake - Walkie Talkie
Chester - The Molester
Kawachi - Kawasaki
Isokazi - Izzy
Dunkerque- Dunkin Donuts, Drunkin Croissant

Kawaiichi

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Furutaka also gets furious taco

 

I like to shorten minotour to Minnie.

 

NepNep is a shorthand for Neptune.

 

I'm pretty sure there's more and i'm just being terminally dense at not remembering them.

 

EDIT: Atlanta: AGHHHHHHHHHH! - Every CV's Name For Her.

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