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Old December 18 2012, 07:22 PM   #91
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Re: Aliens with one name vs. aliens with two names

As I said before, the whole unpronounceable Vulcan name thing has not been referenced in any canon production since then, which is why I prefer to think of it as an anomaly to be ignored, forgotten, and tossed into the same hole as "Class of '78", "James R. Kirk", Troi calling Riker "Bill", basically any characteristic of the Trill from "The Host", and that Spock who smiled and yelled in "The Cage".
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Old December 18 2012, 08:49 PM   #92
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^Well, it was referenced in two episodes, not just one, making it a little harder to dismiss. Maybe many Vulcans only do use one name, but Spock's family in particular continued an antiquated tradition of using a difficult family name as well?
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Old December 18 2012, 10:36 PM   #93
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Re: Aliens with one name vs. aliens with two names

It's spelled, "Raymond Luxury Yacht," but it's pronounced, "Throat Warbler Mangrove".
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Old December 19 2012, 07:04 AM   #94
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^Well, it was referenced in two episodes, not just one, making it a little harder to dismiss.
So was the Morgana Quadrant. So was the the Klingon homeworld being called "Kling" (yeesh!) So was O'Brien wearing a lieutenant's pips for four seasons and even being referred to as such.

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Maybe many Vulcans only do use one name, but Spock's family in particular continued an antiquated tradition of using a difficult family name as well?
Maybe. Still, I'd just as soon bury whole thing.
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Old December 19 2012, 09:54 AM   #95
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So was the Morgana Quadrant.
And what's wrong with the Morgana Quadrant? (save for it being so damn difficult to get there?)

So was the the Klingon homeworld being called "Kling" (yeesh!)
The term "Kling" was only used once, in "Heart of Glory", and was not indicated to refer to anything specific. Apparently, it was just something the fat cats back home had betrayed.

So was O'Brien wearing a lieutenant's pips for four seasons and even being referred to as such.
Again, only referred to as such once. If that; might have been Worf that Riker was talking to.

Things that appear twice count as sort of confirmed for Star Trek. Like, say, Vash. I don't see much reason to ignore most of the things appearing only once, either, but if Trek does a repeat performance, then it rather suggests that nobody in charge objects to this thing. Also, it probably also becomes noticeable enough that a later episode or movie might decide to quote it again... Since we again are closely examining the period of time when even Spock's best friends didn't seem to know his other name, time is ripe for a retake!

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It's spelled, "Raymond Luxury Yacht," but it's pronounced, "Throat Warbler Mangrove".
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