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In the finest of Australian Traditions of giving everything a nick name ;)  what mangled slang do you use to refer to the different ships in game?

 

I'll start with some of the ones I've been known to use on TS and other chats/or have seen around:

(remember the forum rules and keep it PG13)

 

USN:

Erie - "Eli"

Albany - "Albie"

Chester - "Chesh*t ", "CHEESEter", "Chest nut"

Sampson - "Sam", "Senson", "Simpson", "Left-Right-Left"

St Louis - "Old Texan". "cruiser gunboat", "Autocannon", "Wow this thing has so many guns", "Pirate Ship", "Jackdaw"

South Carolina - "Carol", "SoCal", "Captain Slow", "So much better than the Kawachi", "Not the North Carolina"

Wickes - "Wicky", "candle wick", John Wick", "Wicked"

Langley - "Collier", "bawks carrier", "Langlang", "De Langlang medal"

Wyoming - "Yao Ming", "Ming dread", "Captain Slow", Wyomang", "WHY Yao Ming?"

Arkansas - "The Beta Ship", "Arkansaw", "Arkansaws", "Arkansore"

Pheonix - "Phx", "Peenix"

Clemson - "Cremson"

Bogue - "Bogan", "Bogey"

New York - "NY", "York", "Captain Slow", "Times Square", "Big apple"

Omaha - "O'my gad", "Obama", "Obamacruiser"

Nicholas - "Nichole", "Nickless", "Cage"

Independence - "Indy", "Don't need no senpai"

New Mexico - "Mexico", "Captain Slow", "Mehico", "El Taco", "Lady Mex", "Poorman's Montana"

Cleveland - "Spam Cannon", "Cleaver", "This is the Cleveland show", "mini Des Moines", "hail fire", (with 155) "MG42", "Cheatland", "Remember kids this thing is tier 6", "OP OP OP", "Mini Montana"

Farragut - "Fa*beep*", [REDACTED], "Fahgut"

Ranger - "Power Ranger", "Lead the way!", "Its morphin' time.", "Wo-chan'

Colorado - "Radio Colour", "Captain Slow", "The New Mexico was better than this"

Pensacola - "Pepsi Cola", "Cola", "Pen the cola", "The Cleveland was so much better"

Mahan -"Mayhem"

Sims - "Jeremy Clarkson (Sppppppppppppppeeeed and Poooooooooooooower)", "Your Sim is hungry"", "Some"

Lexington - "Lady Lex", "Clear Skies", "Lex"

North Carolina - "Carol's other sister", "NoCal", "Wow this thing is pretty good", "Not the South Carolina", "Showboat"

New Orleans - "New O", "New Orange", "Orleans", "N.O.", "Sunkist New Orleng (Orange in singrish) ", "NO Boat", "NOpe Boat"

Atlanta - "Gearing, CA ver.", "destroyer on hax", "cruiser hail", "Greek Fire", "Supporting Fire", "Bullet hose"

Benson - "Uncle Ben", "ol' Ben"

Essex - "Es***", "Very Clear Skies", "Hey Nisa I got my Essex!"

Iowa - "Missouri", "club haul", "Anchor Drift", "Wah", "Wisky"

Baltimore - "Balti", 

Fletcher - "Fetch", "Bone Fletcher", "Bowman"

Midway - "MI", "Ageless Warrior", "Midwie"

Montana - "Monty", "Python", "Hannah", "tru_supreme_flagship"

Des Moines - "Des Money", "Des Dakka", "De Moan", "DM", "MG42", "Dest Moins", "Day Moins", "Desu Moines", "Desu"

Gearing - "Clutch", "Gears", "METAL GEAAAARRRR!"

 

IJN:

Hashidate - "Date", "This...isn't the Katori "

Chikuma - "Chi-skooma", "Cheap Skooma", "Kid's Scooter", "Hot Chicks", "Chikuma ban tan jumbi~"

Umikaze - "Umi", "Ooomikaze", "Sonoda Umi", "Umi- chan"

Kawachi - "The ship you don't want to play", "Target Barge", "I hate this thing",  "Why I no range?", "Kawachit", "Not_Kimochi" "Kimochi"

Tenryu - "Ten 4 you", "Fu Fu ya scared ship", "big destroyer", "Arthuria Tendragon", "Fufufu Kowaika", "Beri Skeri", "Floating Citadel"

Wakatake - "Torpedo spammer Mk 1", "wkwkwkwk"

Hoshu - "Hot Shoe", "Mommy Hosho", "Mom", Mama Hosho"

Myogi - "Moggy", "Myopia", "Yogi Bear", "Mighty Mio"

Ishizuchi - "Zuchini"

Kuma - "bear cruiser", "Bear"

Yubari - "BANRI~!!", "Melon", "Melon-chan", "premium pubbi", "Floating Citadel Mk II"

Iwaki Alpha - "Alpha ship", "Iwaki", "Iwaki A", "Alfa Testa", "Inari", "Doom Pickle!", "Iwaki", "Death Pickle"

Isokaze - "ISO Crazy", "Iso", "Torpedo spammer Mk 2", "Salty winds", "Salty breeze", "Salty Tears"

Zuiho - "futa-zuiho","Where are your fighters", "Did you bring any fighters?" , "You're gonna get carrier rushed"

Kongo - "Burning Love", "My waifu", "The ship that was born in England and raised in Japan", "bottlekrooza", "Wow Kongratulashonn~ ", "Toyama Nao", "Bahnin Rove", "Kongou"

Furutaka - "Furball", "eyeball", "Fu-ru-tah-kah Fu ru ta ka Furutaka! Furutaka! Furu furu taka Furu furu taka Furutaka~ Furutaka", "suffering"

Minekaze - "Mine", "Torpedo spammer Mk 3", "T-50-2 in the water", "T18", "Mini"

Ryujo - "Justice League", "Flat Chest Mk 1", "Washboard", "Flat jokes", "Ryujou"

Fuso - "FUSO-DAH", "Pagoda Queen", "pagoda mast", "big sister", "Unlucky Sisters", "Kuso da!", "Fus ro dah!", "Pagoda", "CG's wife", "Floating Lighthouse", "Fusou"

Aoba - "Amoeba", "Obaa-chan", "Aobad", "Oba", "Bunbunmaru"

Mutsuki - "Mutt Sucky", "Pineapple", "Torpedo/Bomb magnet", "Don't Forget about me", "AA DD", "the sook", "Mutsu-ki", "this is tier 6?"

Hiryu - "Hire You", "Strider Hiryu", "Here you!", "Torupedoe raunchi", "Her yoo", "Hooyoo ", "Hiryuu"

Nagato - "Nagamon", "Ulta 7", "Big 7", "Nageytoe", "Aigis", "Torupedophile", "Biggu Sieben", "Nuclear", "Nukeship", "Naga-chan"

Myoko - "Haguro-chan", "solid treaty", "Haguro my waifu", "Best ship"

Hatshuru - "Hatsune", "Badtsuharu", "Savior", "Pantsuharu"

Shokaku - "Shook at you", "Shoooo", "I hate 1st Carrier Div", "Winning is luck", "Ace-maker"

Amagi - "Amaburi", "Amagi Brilliant Park", "Akagi's late sister", "Cap-sized" , "ITS MAGIC HOUR"

Mogami - "Mogamin", "Tomboy ship", (with 155) "MG42", "L@dy Kumano", "Moegami"

Atago - "Pan Paka Pan!", "TopHeavy"

Kitikami - 

Fubuki - "Bucky", "booky", "MC" , "Todoke Todoke omoi yo todoke"

Taiho - "Tally Ho", "Flat Chest Mk 2", "Wow look at that bow!" , "Armored", "Fuel Air Explosive Simulator 1944", "Taihou"

Izumo - "The really weird version of Yamato", "Japanese Nelson", " IJNelson", "Nerusen", "Izumodoori", "Nelson Ripoff", "Weirson"

Ibuki - "iBucky", "Buki "

Kagero - "Kage", "Nenohi", "Hona! Kuroshio!", "Nowaki", "Kangaroo", "Beaver"

Hakuryu - "Hack your ewe", "Haku", "Aircraft spammer", "Sky Hammer", "NO PLS. ", "Torupedo cross", "Hakuryuu", "Harker"

Yamato - "Yummy Tomato", "Yummy Toe", "Hotel Yammy", "Hoteru", "Yummah Toe", "Hotel-chan", "supreme flagship", "UCHUU SENKAN YA MA TO", "Hoteru", "Floating Hotel"

Zao - "Senjou", "Hitagi Senjougahara", "Senjo", "JAO", "Admiral Zhao", "Shoujo"

Shimakaze - "Zekamashi", "Gotta go Fast", "Shima", "Thong", "Sanic", "Sl...kaze"

 

IRN/SN:

Aurora - "Aurora Borealis" ,"Wow he has that ship!"

Murmansk - "The rat and cockroach infested Omaha", "Wow he has a Murmansk!"

Gremyashchy - "Gremlin", "Stalin Can", "Lil Gremy", "Grammy", "Leonardo DiCaprio", "Actually a pretty decent ship", "Premium playa ", "a Grim"

 

RN:
Warspite - "Lady of the Sea", "Queen of the Sea", "HMS", "That ship that saw a lot of historical use", "That ship that ate the first guided missile", "Wow so accurate", "Respite"

 

 

 

Edited by dead_man_walking

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I prefer "Hakuryuu" just be called "Haku".

 

Then again, I'm biased.

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In the finest of Australian Traditions of giving everything a nick name ;)  what mangled slang do you use to refer to the different ships in game?

 

I'll start with some of the ones I've been known to use on TS and other chats/or have seen around:

(remember the forum rules and keep it PG13)

 

USN:

Erie -

Albany - Albie

Chester - 

Sampson -

St Louis -

South Carolina -

Wickes - Wicky

Langley - 

Wyoming - 

Arkansas - 

Pheonix -

Clemson - 

Bogue - 

New York -

Omaha - 

Nicholas -

Independence - Indi

New Mexico -

Cleveland - Cleaver

Farragut - (Censored)

Ranger -

Colorado -

Pensacola - Cola

Mahan -

Sims - 

Lexington - "Lady Lex"

North Carolina -

New Orleans - New Orange

Atlanta - 

Benson -

Essex - (Censored)

Iowa -

Baltimore - Balti

Fletcher - Fetch

Midway -

Montana - Monty

Des Moines - 

Gearing - 

 

IJN:

Hashidate -

Chikuma -

Umikaze - Umi

Kawachi -

Tenryu - 

Wakatake - 

Hoshu - Mommy Hosho

Myogi - 

Ishizuchi - 

Kuma -

Yubari -

Iwaki Alpha -

Isokaze - Iso

Zuiho - Futa-zuiho

Kongo -

Furutaka - 

Minekaze - Mine

Ryujo - Justice League

Fuso - FUSO-DAH

Aoba - 

Mutsuki - Pineapple

Hiryu - 

Nagato - "Nagamon"

Myoko - Haguro-chan

Hatshuru - Hatsune

Shokaku - 

Amagi - Amaburi

Mogami - "Mogamin"

Fubuki - "Bucky"

Taiho - 

Izumo -

Ibuki - iBucky

Kagero - Kage

Hakuryu - 

Yamato - Hotel Yammy

Zao - Hitagi Senjougahara

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Shimikaze - Zekamashi

 

IRN/SN:

Aurora - 

Murmansk -

Gremyashchy - "Gremlin"

 

RN:

Warspite - 

 

 

 

 

I typed it in BOLD in the quote box

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Torpedo - Fish

Planes - Birds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DD smoke - DD fart :trollface:

 

 

that's Evyl's thread on terminology ....

 

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In the finest of Australian Traditions of giving everything a nick name ;)  what mangled slang do you use to refer to the different ships in game?

 

I'll start with some of the ones I've been known to use on TS and other chats/or have seen around:

(remember the forum rules and keep it PG13)

 

USN:

Erie -

Albany - "Albie"

Chester - 

Sampson - "Sam"

St Louis - "Old Texan" 

South Carolina - "Carol"

Wickes - "Wicky"

Langley - "Collier"

Wyoming - Yao Ming

Arkansas - "The Beta ship"

Pheonix - "Phx"

Clemson - 

Bogue - "Bogan"

New York - "NY"

Omaha - 

Nicholas - Nichole

Independence - "Indy"

New Mexico - 

Cleveland - "Spam Cannon", "Cleaver" "This is the Cleveland show"

Farragut - Fa*beep*

Ranger - Power Ranger

Colorado - 

Pensacola - "Pepsi Cola", "Cola"

Mahan -

Sims - 

Lexington - "Lady Lex"

North Carolina - Carol's other sister

New Orleans - "New O", "New Orange"

Atlanta - "Gearing, CA ver."

Benson - "Uncle Ben"

Essex - "Es***" as per what the in-game wants to

Iowa - "Missouri"

Baltimore - "Balti"

Fletcher - "Fetch" "Bone Fletcher"

Midway - 

Montana - "Monty" 

Des Moines - "Des Money" 

Gearing - "Clutch" "Gears"

 

IJN:

Hashidate - "Date"

Chikuma - 

Umikaze - "Umi"

Kawachi - "The ship you don't want to play"

Tenryu - "Ten 4 you" "Fu Fu ya scared ship"

Wakatake - "Torpedo spammer Mk 1"

Hoshu - "Hot Shoe", "Mommy Hosho" 

Myogi - "Moggy", "Myopia" "Yogi Bear"

Ishizuchi - "Zuchini"

Kuma - "Kuma"

Yubari - "BANRI~!!"

Iwaki Alpha - "Alpha ship"

Isokaze - "ISO Crazy", "Iso" Torpedo spammer Mk 2"

Zuiho - "futa-zuiho" 

Kongo - "Burning Love", "My waifu", "The ship that was born in England and raised in Japan".

Furutaka - "Furball" 

Minekaze - "Mine" "Torpedo spammer Mk 3"

Ryujo - "Justice League" "Flat Chest Mk 1"

Fuso - "FUSO-DAH" "Pagoda Queen"

Aoba - "Amoeba" "Obaa-chan"

Mutsuki - "Mutt Sucky", "Pineapple" "Torpedo/Bomb magnet" "Don't Forget about me"

Hiryu - "Hire You", "Strider Hiryu" (look it up)

Nagato - "Nagamon"

Myoko - "Haguro-chan"

Hatshuru - "Hatsune" 

Shokaku - "Shook at you", "Shoooo"

Amagi - "Amaburi" "Amagi Brilliant Park"

Mogami - "Mogamin" "Tomboy ship"

Fubuki - "Bucky" "F Bucket" 

Taiho - "Tally Ho" "Flat Chest Mk 2"

Izumo - "The really weird version of Yamato"

Ibuki - "iBucky" "F Bucket CA ver."

Kagero - "Kage" "Nenohi"

Hakuryu - "Hack your ewe", "Haku" "Aircraft spammer"

Yamato - "Yummy Tomato", "Yummy Toe", "Hotel Yammy" "Hoteru"

Zao - "Senjou", "Hitagi Senjougahara"

Shimikaze - "Zekamashi" "Gotta go Fast"

 

IRN/SN:

Aurora - "Aurora Borealis" 

Murmansk - "The rat and cockroach infested Omaha"

Gremyashchy - "Gremlin", "Stalin Can" 

 

RN:

Warspite - "Lady of the Sea", "Queen of the Sea"

 

 

 

Bold ones are the ones I added~

Edited by ragster

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dead... I was talking about your typo of Shimikaze, it should Shimakaze. And not adding facepalm on there...

Edited by Vrea_Zwei

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because I'm a terribad and lazy. and Dead enjoys wanting to mess with me XD

 

USN:

 

St Louis - "cruiser gunboat"

South Carolina - "SoCal"

Wickes - "candle wick"

Langley - "bawks carrier"

Wyoming - "Ming dread"

New York - "York"

New Mexico - "Mexico

Cleveland - "mini Des Moines", "hail fire" 

Farragut - [REDACTED]

Colorado - "Radio Color"

Pensacola - "Pen the cola"

North Carolina - "NoCal"

New Orleans - "Orleans", "N.O."

Atlanta - "destroyer on hax", "cruiser hail"  (once prem shoop is open I would very much liek to buy her. did love her handling in tests)

Benson - "ol' Ben"

Iowa - "club haul" (I will always engrave that lulzy memory of her club hauling in the film)

Montana - "Python"

Des Moines - "Des Dakka", "De Moan", "DM"

 

IJN:

Tenryu - "big destroyer"

Kuma - "bear cruiser"

Iwaki Alpha - "Iwaki", "Iwaki A"

Kongo - "bottlekrooza"

Furutaka - "eyeball" (how in the world did she sink at Cape Esperance)

Minekaze - "T-50-2 in the water"

Fuso - "pagoda mast", "big sister"

Myoko - "solid treaty"

Amagi - "Akagi's late sister" 

Izumo - "Japanese Nelson"

Hakuryu - "Sky Hammer"

Yamato - "Yummah Toe", "Hotel-chan", "supreme flagship"

Zao - "Senjo" (and it shall NEVER change despite the name)

 

some random stuff I think I was the instigator of (there's a thread I just recently made of this)

ship - sheep

battleship - bottlesheep 

battlecruiser - bottlekrooza

dreadnought - dread

cruiser - krooza

torpedo - fish

smokescreen - smoke, canister (how many charges you have left), 

 

 

Edited by EvyL

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USN Tier 3 ~ Tier 7 Battleships - Captain Slow

Minekaze - T18

Mutsuki - AA DD

Cleveland/Mogami with 155/Des Moines - MG42

Sims - Jeremy Clarkson (Sppppppppppppppeeeed and Poooooooooooooower)

Ranger - Lead the way!

(Enterprise) - Big E

(South Dakota) - SoDak/Battleship X

(Alabama) - Lucky A

Midway - Ageless Warrior

 

 

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