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Standard Geographic Names in Organic RP

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Is there currently a set of generally accepted names for geographic regions in Organic RP? Particularly relating to the names of continents, oceans, and seas. If there are not, is there any interest in a summit or round-table to develop some?

I'm not averse to using 'real world' names for locations, but it seems a bit vanilla. 

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"Standard" is relative and even RL, countries use different names for the same things. So, I guess you could just rename things to whatever, not like others have to comply.

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1 hour ago, Just Monika said:

"Standard" is relative and even RL, countries use different names for the same things.

To a degree they are, but most of the continents and major bodies of water have at least some continuity across languages even if they vary across languages. Europe is Europe  or similar enough in most languages, the same with Africa, Asia, etc.

 

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So, I guess you could just rename things to whatever, not like others have to comply.

True, but it would be nice for things to mutually intelligible when reading other people without having to go back through their national history and vice-versa.

 

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Well when you mention it in a post mention it one way or another what the original real life english name is in Real Life. 

Ex. Mulla whabi Salami (Caspian Sea) has been militarized

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Ha, Europe. English calls it Germany, French calls it Allemagne, Spanish calls it Alemania, Polish Niemcy and German Deutschland. Tell me about your standardisation and how languages are similar. At least though, they all are not as dissimilar as for example East Asia, where for example the Sea of Japan vs Eastern Sea is a political naming dispute or the Tsushima Strait is either the strait inbetween Kyushu and Korea or only inbetween Kyushu and the island of Tsushima, based on which side of the strait you ask.

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