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    Well this came to mind the other day when i was talking to a friend about some 40k stuff and i happened to mention Khorne the blood god... boy did he get some laughs out of that. But why must it sound like yellow corn and not Khornè...(pronounced corn-ay) or you could put oomlads over the o and make it sounds like (coarn-ay).. your opinions plaese.

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    It&#39;s just Khorne as in KoRn or corn... not sure what it&#39;s based on, probably some ancient god in an old religion.
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    I just wish it didn&#39;t sound so corny&#33; (pun intended)
    It&#39;s not Raymond Luxury Yacht, It&#39;s pronounced throat wobbler mangrove.
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    Just do what the Eldar do and call &#39;im Khaine.

    And tell your friend to grow up.....lest I place his skull at the base of the Blood Gods throne.

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    lol, i explained it to him that it was the name of some ancient city in India... of course that was after he stopped laughing.
    It&#39;s not Raymond Luxury Yacht, It&#39;s pronounced throat wobbler mangrove.
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    Khorne&#39;s the suckiest Chaos god anyways. He&#39;s just stealing the Orks thunder, and they do it in a much funnier manner.

    And think about it corny, corn-ay. Hmm...
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    I always thought if they just swithced some letters around he would sound much cooler, Khrone, or even Kron sounds mass more intimidating than Khorne any day. I stopped playing Khorne when I was playing an old Warband who all had faces that looked like dogs, and my warband got dubbed "the Corndogs..." when you&#39;re trying to be intimidating that&#39;s a little infurating... So now I&#39;m a fan of Tzeentch and Malal. The only "Khorne" that is kool is the band (KoRn)
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    And even they aren&#39;t particularly cool...

    I think the solution is to not play Khorne. Or at least introduce people to the game with another army (if you have one). Or always refer to your army as their legion name and don&#39;t mention Khorne.
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    i don&#39;t even know how to pronounce Tzeentch but they are cool. I&#39;m thinking it sounds like "zeen-ch" but some people think it has a czech type twang to it.
    It&#39;s not Raymond Luxury Yacht, It&#39;s pronounced throat wobbler mangrove.
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    Originally posted by evevrythingstatic@Sep 25 2003, 17:40
    So now I&#39;m a fan of Tzeentch and Malal.
    nice do you have your own rules for Malal followers?

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