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Author Topic: SWTOR similies and idioms  (Read 3397 times)

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Offline Seraphie

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SWTOR similies and idioms
« on: 12/25/13, 04:25:14 PM »
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So, inspired by Kiive's "Let's make sure we aren't chasing a red-flutterplume" comment that would, be the equivalent of "wild goose chase", I was wondering if others would like to contribute to building up a collection of SWTOR idioms and similies...

sneaky as a sand-bat?
ugly as a womp-rat?

I'll even sticky the thread so we can easily find it, even in the middle of an rp!

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #1 on: 12/25/13, 04:40:45 PM »
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Smelly as a Jawa.
Thirsty as a Bantha.

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #2 on: 12/25/13, 04:53:13 PM »
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Like a gizka in a nexu nest.

Meaning: Expressing helplessness surrounded by enemies; sort of akin to 'like a mouse in a lion's den'.
« Last Edit: 12/25/13, 05:17:00 PM by Aolanni »
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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #3 on: 12/25/13, 05:07:52 PM »
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Like a slave at a Sith Party...

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #4 on: 12/25/13, 05:10:46 PM »
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A game of Nexu and Lobel

Meaning a game of cat and mouse
« Last Edit: 12/25/13, 07:36:06 PM by Nagashi »

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #5 on: 12/25/13, 05:13:51 PM »
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Please make sure you explain your idioms! They might not seem as obvious to everyone else!

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #6 on: 12/25/13, 05:17:36 PM »
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I just used one in the Blackfox story thread, where my musician declares she's going to "rock this place harder than Makeb." Anyone who's played through Makeb in-game, or knows roughly the deal with it, will get it. :)
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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #7 on: 12/25/13, 05:28:39 PM »
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"I'm not saying she's a slut, but let's just say she's had her terminal data-spiked lots of times..."

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #8 on: 12/25/13, 09:48:28 PM »
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A game of Nexu and Lobel

Meaning a game of cat and mouse

Pulled that one out of my butt, thought it sounded cliché, glad to see someone liked it, lol.

"Lightning before Thunder."

Imperial military maxim regarding the deployment of Sith before the Soldiers.
Used this one a few times on Ralakan, often sarcastically and directed aggressively to Sith. Another way of saying "You first", "Go for it" or "Your move."
« Last Edit: 12/25/13, 09:53:25 PM by Hawking »

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #9 on: 12/25/13, 10:32:42 PM »
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"beskar battleship."

Equivalent Meaning: Rice rocket. Sounds and looks like a good idea or it'll tear up a space battle but effectively it's an overpriced waste of engineering (even for Mandos, making a battleship completely out of beskar is a dumb idea. >.>)
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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #10 on: 12/25/13, 10:47:41 PM »
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So, inspired by Kiive's "Let's make sure we aren't chasing a red-flutterplume" comment that would, be the equivalent of "wild goose chase", I was wondering if others would like to contribute to building up a collection of SWTOR idioms and similies...

"Red Herring" was what I was going for, actually. xD


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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #11 on: 03/06/14, 07:32:49 PM »
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*puts away the necronomicon*

"Blaster Fodder" - Cannon Fodder
'Universal Cutting Tool' - Lightsaber
Not firing on all thrusters - euphemism for insanity.

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #12 on: 03/06/14, 07:41:52 PM »
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"A few Darths short of a council."
"A few Killiks short of a Hive."
"A few Balmorrans short of a rebellion."

-Not all there, slightly less than sane.

"Flat-out like a Dewback drinking."
-Very busy.

"A Jedi in the grave is worth two on the council."
-Shows an appreciation for what the Jedi have done for the Empire.

"It's all Shyriiwook to me."
-I do not understand the subject matter.

"We're all in the same Escape Pod."
-We are stuck in the same conundrum together.

"Don't look a gift blaster up the barrel."
-When someone gives you a gift, don't be ungrateful.

"Mandalorian Table-manners."
-A marked lack of etiquette.

"Zeltron Kiss."
-A French Kiss.

"Flying without a Hyperdrive."
-Goind nowhere.

"Let the Gizka out of the crate."
-To let a secret slip.

"Charge up her boarding ramp."
-An innuendo, not an idiom.

"Unjamming a blaster."
-Also an innuendo.

"Whatever activates your lightsaber."
-Whatever takes your fancy.
« Last Edit: 03/06/14, 07:50:11 PM by Ulbrecht »

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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #13 on: 03/06/14, 08:58:42 PM »
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"Zeltron Kiss."
-A French Kiss.

...I dunno, I picture a Zeltron Kiss being a whole lot more... in depth than that... >_>
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Re: SWTOR similies and idioms
« Reply #14 on: 03/06/14, 09:51:18 PM »
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Y'mean like an Australian kiss?
(Like a French Kiss, but Down Under)