Bryan Donlan on Wed, 10 Nov 2004 21:43:22 -0600 (CST)

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Re: [s-d] Re: [s-b] Hello everyone!

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 18:38:11 -0500, Daniel Lepage <dpl33@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2004, at 4.23 PM, <anpu@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi, I'd like to play, Please call me A.N.P.U.
> Welcome to the game, A.N.P.U.
> I believe that at the moment you have 1 point, 500 tildex, no Research
> Points, no Renown, no cards, and 4 Bandwidth.
> The important things to know about are:
>   * The mailing lists - spoon-business@xxxxxxxxx for official matters,
> spoon-discuss@xxxxxxxxx for general banter
>   * The main website ( which houses the ruleset database
> and historical documents
>   * The wiki (, which is becoming
> increasingly popular as a tool for doing just about everything.
> Note that in order to do anything useful on the wiki, you'll need to
> login (go to the upper righthand corner of the page and hit 'login' to
> create an account).
> I'm curious as to the meaning of A.N.P.U.
> Another Nomic Playing Umpire?
> Acronym with N, P, and U?
> All-Natural Polyester Undergarments?
> Act Now, Pay Ungratefully?
> ANPU the Nomic Player (Unique)?
> Association of Noble Pirate Universities?
> Unordered Acronym for a Player's Name?

Maybe a corruption of ANBU, which is both:
* The name of a ficticious ninja secret-service-ish organization in
the anime Naruto
* The short-tag of the anime fansub group Ansatsu Senjutsu Tokushu
Butai (which unsurprisingly fansubs Naruto)
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