Elebits = Eledees in EU all because of France?

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  1. Harsky
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    Can anyone who knows french (FRENCH french not Canadian French as the day I pay attention to Canadian French is the day I use American English instead English English) confirm that the reason why the game Elebits got a name change for the EU was because when translated, it sounded like "and the cocks" in french?
     
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    Dirtie :'D

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    L.E.Ds [​IMG]
     
  4. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

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    I like the new name. Sounds good [​IMG]

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  5. Cyan

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    I confirm that name, But I NEVER thought about what it could means !
    for me Elebits is just Elebits, nothing more.

    The name "Et les bites" is nothing I would have thought about [​IMG]
     
  6. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    ZOMG! HIDE THE CHILDREN! If you hold your tongue and say Elebits, someone may think your saying "and the cocks" in French!

    EDIT: This just in! Also while holding your tongue, saying ship sounds like your saying a naughty word for poop!
     
  7. Hitto

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    Heh. Yes, yes it does. But that joke got old when we were playing 16-*bit* consoles.
    Oh, well. Each generation needs its poop jokes.
     
  8. deufeufeu

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    I'm a computer science/mathematics teacher, and when having to speak about bits there's always 3 or 4 students laughing... and they're more than 20 years old...
    but the best thing was PTAS (polynomial time approximation scheme) which sounded in french like "bitch", when I was a student myself...
     
  9. Harsky
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    I bet it gets moar amusing when it goes into 128 GIGABIT
     
  10. knl

    knl I can change this?

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    :wtf: and the cocks? they could be talking about chickens for all i care
     
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    No, in that case it's definitly a chiken...
     
  12. BlueStar

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    Also heard there's some Spanish cartoon which has a similar sounding name to Elebits, so it could be that. I prefer the french peni explaination though.
     
  13. TheStump

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    lol and the cocks...thats just great, and now we have to find them, Nintendo wants me to play hide and seek with teh cocks. Im not impressed...but my girlfriend is [​IMG]
     
  14. Athlon-pv

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    Yeah well if they just named it "and the cocks" to piss the french of would have been better [​IMG]
     
  15. Destructobot

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    Who says the French would be pissed off? I thought they liked that sort of thing.


    Edit: Recipes for Cock.
     
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  17. Harsky
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    Harsky Madmin

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    What the fuck? No seriously, what the fuck is that article all about? Bit? Offensive?

    "And this games console has 32 mega bit....."

    "OMG CALL THE POLICE"

    nonetheless, I'm still waiting for this game to come out.