EVE’s ‘ISIS’ ship browser gets a rename

    
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EVE Online’s Operation Frostline patch yesterday brought to light an intriguing change: a new name for the game’s ship browser, the Interbus Ship Identification System, otherwise known as… ISIS.

But the change wasn’t made for the reason you might assume. CCP_Falcon has told players that CCP didn’t swap names on account of politics.

“[T]he renaming has nothing to do with ‘ISIS’ being a name used by any real life terrorist group,” he told Reddit. “I questioned Development about this when I saw the proposed name change internally, because if that was the reason then I was set to oppose it. The reasoning for the change is the fact that the name is too obscure for new players, and might confuse them. Will pass the feedback from this thread on to the team working on it :).”

Source: Reddit via Kotaku
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DoctorOverlord
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Corvus Monedula Siphaed Pashgan Corvus is quite right.  The French insist on calling them Daesh for those very reasons.

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DigitalQ Watching that show as an impressionable child probably accounts for my fascination with cosplay models to this day.

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ManastuUtakata Huxys Madda  But in Iceland, the trolls are actual trolls. 
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/10/why-so-many-icelanders-still-believe-in-invisible-elves/280783/

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BryanCo ManastuUtakata EBreezy Karl_Hungus I’d ask her if it was okay to change her name.  That little girl doesn’t need to be saddled with that bullshit.

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ManastuUtakata EBreezy Karl_Hungus  Poor kid probably gets it bad enough from her peers.  And now chocolate-hazelnut mush doesn’t want to be associated with her.

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7BitBrian  Nothing good has ever come from responding to Reddit.

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ManastuUtakata EBreezy Karl_Hungus I haven’t seen it. Thanks for posting it. 

I remember a few weeks ago, people were going crazy over the name Isis on a personalized Coke can.  Sheesh.

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EBreezy Karl_Hungus 
I am wondering if you guys ever saw this story?: http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/jar-nutella-isis-1.3340653
…one of the saddest panda and silliest things I’ve read in awhile. :(

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Huxys ManastuUtakata Madda 
You know…I was posting something similar. “Technical Rader Under Moral Pretentions,” I think. But I decided to delete it. Because Trump seriously scares the fuck out of me in more ways than one…to the point I can’t really joke about it anymore…
…but either way, my apologies for raining on your parade. Because I an giving up in seeing the humor in this, shouldn’t stop others who can. /bows

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Karl_Hungus She’s my favorite. Shameless plug of my unfinished sleeve