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Discussion in 'The Water Cooler' started by Sharpster25, 15 July 2015.

  1. Mista Squishy

    Mista Squishy (ThatSquishyGuy)

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    UK military ships are HMS i believe stands for Her Majestie's Ship and i know for civil research boats it's called RV for research vessel. other then that i dunno, civilian ships aren't really given a prefix much
     
  2. Aethelberdia

    Aethelberdia Returning Pony

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    I give George Booth permission to RP Marr if I'm unavailable, which is very likely.
     
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  3. Sir Dave of Dave

    Sir Dave of Dave I'm not Dave!

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    In another RP I used RCN (Royal Celestia's Navy)
     
  4. Mista Squishy

    Mista Squishy (ThatSquishyGuy)

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    i'd make more sense for it to be RLN in my mind, as luna is the more militaristic princess. but i guess it can be up to sharpster as it's his dimension of the mlp world.
     
  5. Sharpster25

    Sharpster25 Honorary Pony

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    I'm thinking the 'Royal Sisters Navy' RSN? how's that sound to you guys?
     
  6. Sir Dave of Dave

    Sir Dave of Dave I'm not Dave!

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    I approve
     
  7. Rare80

    Rare80 His Rareness

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    Navy sounds funny because they're airships. However, I see that it's Sharpster's idea, and it's his ship and his roleplay. RSN it is!

    By the way, I managed to type up what was lost and I'll be posting soon.
     
  8. Sharpster25

    Sharpster25 Honorary Pony

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    Wooo! :)
     
  9. Rare80

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    ...Aaaaaaaaaaand DONE! There always seems to be an awful lot of dialogue in my posts.
     
  10. Mista Squishy

    Mista Squishy (ThatSquishyGuy)

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    is it me or is Miss Light's purpose in any rp with Orb to be an annoyance to him? xD
     
  11. Rare80

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    Shush, it's funner this way.
     
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  12. Mista Squishy

    Mista Squishy (ThatSquishyGuy)

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    well Orb is a higher ranking officer then her x3 so if she get's shirty with him he ain't gonna take it lightly. :p
     
  13. Rare80

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    Orb is a Captain and Rose is a Lieutenant Colonel.

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  14. Sir Dave of Dave

    Sir Dave of Dave I'm not Dave!

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    If Orb is a captain: he isn't an officer
     
  15. Rare80

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    There's a difference between Captain and Captain. I think it's well enough established (in the zombie roleplay at least) that Night Orb is a Captain within the Royal Guard under Princess Luna. That means that "Captain" is this case would mean that is an actual military rank, not a given title. (Silent is an example of a civilian with the title of "Captain", even though he has never served.) "Colonel" can also be given as an honorary title to a civilian as well. (Colonel Harland Sanders of KFC was an honorary Colonel, the title was given to him by a Kentucky governor back in the early '50s.) Roseate Light is a Lieutenant Colonel, but this is her actual rank within the Royal Guard, not an honorary title.
     
  16. Mista Squishy

    Mista Squishy (ThatSquishyGuy)

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    well i go by cannon of "captain" being the highest rank, as he's meant to be in charge of the entire Luna Guard and Luna's right hand stallion. Being head of the royal guard gives him a higher rank then an officer in the army, if we even go by irl ranks... cus in the show shinning armor was captain of the celestial side of guards, being the highest rank known to cannon.

    Plus, i don't really think real life ranks apply to the pony world of ranks. :/

    now that i think about it that's probably gone over everyone's head when i thought it obvious >.> oops...
     
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  17. Rare80

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    Captain being the highest ranking officer isn't exactly cannon, isn't it?
     
  18. Sir Dave of Dave

    Sir Dave of Dave I'm not Dave!

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    It never specifies that he is the highest rank, he is just a Captain in the Royal Guard.

    Actually I just checked, Captain is an officer rank, I thought it was a soldier rank, I was wrong.


    Sadly the show doesn't really give much information on the Equestrian Military. So unless anything changes in the show I propose we treat Equestrian Military like the British Military since this is UK of Equestria after all. So yeah, Night Orb is two ranks below Roseate Light.

    Here's the British Army's rankings just so you know.
     
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    That's what I thought. I looked it up as well, it was never said that Captain was the highest rank, just a really high rank.
    Army Officer ranks are pretty much universal among NATO countries, there is very little difference between the British Officer ranks and the U.S. ones. The only difference being the introductory rank of "Officer Cadet".
     
  20. Mista Squishy

    Mista Squishy (ThatSquishyGuy)

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    well in that case time to edit my character to be where i intended him to be. because him getting a demotion because of real life rubbish when we're in a alternate universe is quite aggravating.... thoroughly in fact.

    Also in the show they call shining armour THE Captain OF the royal guard, not A captain IN the royal guard. and as Orb is Mirrored to him for the Luna Guard, that's how i treat his ranking. Plus Any irl rankings have absolutely no relevance in the pony world in all honesty.
     

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