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Just asking: What is Poi?

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Well, seeing a lot of people saying "Poi", then "Poi" back, I'm a little curious. Is that a part of any language, or just a salute used by players, like the "o7" often used as salute in World of Tanks and Warplanes?

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So it is like "~desu" used in many Japanese anime right?

What does it mean, actually?

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Readme

 

tl;dr it doesn't really mean that much, but people who watched the KanColle anime have latched on to it and insist on saying it. The actual KanColle players don't really use poi since its not that much of a meme within the KC fandom.

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Well, seems like I got a small grudge with the ones "poi" too much, cuz everytime I started the battle chat for tactical discussion, the poi-thing spam is actually pushing the important chat up to the point that everyone keep on "poi poi poi".

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The actual KanColle players don't really use poi since its not that much of a meme within the KC fandom.

 

Why would you even Poi when you can Uguu?

 

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A little story behind the "KanColle" relation to WoWS? For I'm kinda lost there...

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A little story behind the "KanColle" relation to WoWS? For I'm kinda lost there...

 

A picture speaks a thousand words.

 

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A little story behind the "KanColle" relation to WoWS? For I'm kinda lost there...

 

Kancolle anime has shipgirls, and Fan of the anime(cough) also play WoWS.

(Kinda same when Girls Un Panzer came out and everyone in WoT was shouting Panzer Vor)

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A little story behind the "KanColle" relation to WoWS? For I'm kinda lost there...

 

Same reason the first audio mod I will ever request or make myself will include this:

 

 

*Activates CA AA ability*

"Reset forward interceptors for long range dispersion fire."

"Ready."

"Fire!"

 

*Activates DD Engine Boost*

"Bring us in closer to the enemy."

"How close?"

"Right down their throats."

Edited by Retia

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The word itself, and the posting of it, is not 'illegal.' Spamming it is. For example, you say Poi once, then that's fine. Keep saying poi over and over again, that is spamming.

Also, expect a heavy slap from us when someone says Poi in a nice way and you insult him with "boat[censored]" or something rude.

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Poi are those tethered balls that New Zealanders dance with.

They are secretly filled with gin.

 

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POI is used by Weaboo's who are Kantai/kanecolle fans... i hate them so much there like furry/scallys/bronys of naval gaming making honorable ships in to hentai s**t. (< is that allowed?) 

I say that word is bad luck i lost like 2 rounds with people spamming that word on my team... 

 

*i can hear the weaboo's heavily breathing and typing like monkeys on there keyboard*

Edited by Yamato025

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POI is used by Weaboo's who are Kantai/kanecolle fans... i hate them so much there like furry/scallys/bronys of naval gaming making honorable ships in to hentai s**t. (< is that allowed?) 

I say that word is bad luck i lost like 2 rounds with people spamming that word on my team... 

 

Is just anime, Y U heff to be mad?

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Anime = weaboo's 

weaboo's = waste of time and fandom spawning 

Fandom's = rule 34 

and we all know what rule 34 is.

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Anime = weaboo's 

weaboo's = waste of time and fandom spawning 

Fandom's = rule 34 

and we all know what rule 34 is.

 

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