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So, yeah, after writing up a lot of wiki articles, I noticed the capitalization of species names, eg. the Photos, the Melonians, the Karo Rexi. It's one of several things I've always had some problems with in deciding whether to use or not, as if there's a thought scratching the back of my head. Because of this, I ask you guys...

"Should we keep capitalizing species names, or should we make them lowercase?"

To give a bit of my own two cents on the matter, in sci-fi we see the capitalization on the names of virtually every alien race, eg. Vulcans, with only a few outliers, eg. turians. For a Kosmosis Chronicles example, let us use the name Karo Rexi for the multi-tentacled, six-legged former inhabitants of the planet Karo. Why then would Karo Rexi be capitalized while, say, human is typically not capitalized? Because Karo is then name of a planet, and Karo Rexi are the people from the planet Karo. A human from Earth or Terra might be called an Earthling, or more often in modern sci-fi, a Terran, but the word “human” would not be capitalized.

To give an example of what it would be like if we used the above system, the Photos would become the photos the same way an Orilinarin would be an orilinarin, but Photisian would still be Photisian because Photise is the name of a planet the same way Karo Rexi are named after the planet Karo.

What of you guys? Any thoughts, suggestions, questions on the issue?

And yes, reformatting the casing would take time as it stands, and I take it upon myself to do it as a personal wiki cleaning project if nobody objects, but the sooner we resolve this the less issues it'll cause down the line.
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SirJackZombie Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Hey guys, I've been on a bit of a pilgrimage across the net and think i found a new homebase for us to RP!
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Moriadne Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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What a classic.

They should totally make a movie about this.
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SirJackZombie Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
Could someone link the chat?
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Moriadne Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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GroxGlitch Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Well, I went and established a chatroom for the group, little bit of P.R. thing and a meeting place for us when we're on. All members of the group should be ops on the group, and Moriadne, Red-Star-Flag, and my self are ranked at the top.
Have fun chatting!
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Moriadne Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Reminds me so much of the Auyuelcliads!
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GroxGlitch Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
I'm not going into details, but I've got a rough draft of the first two arcs planned out. I don't know who else is a writer, so of course they have an equal amount of say and what-have-you.
...to be blunt, I don't see anybody else whipping out plot at this point, but hey. What's fair is what's fair.
I've got them sent off to Yuu/Moriadne for review and opinions and should hopefully get them back shortly, depending on situation.
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Moriadne Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry about the lack of presence lately, I think I just caught a nasty one.

Usually, when that happens, I get hospitalized, but thankfully that doesn't seem to be the case... for now, at least.

Well, can't let up against this, and it'll only cost me more time if this gets worst, so I might be gone for a few more days until I can safely handle a computer again for more than a few minutes.

Here's hoping I get well soon.
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Moriadne Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Format for the GCoN is up, in case anybody's wondering. :)

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Moriadne Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy 4th of July y'all! ^_^
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