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Greetings!

I have a name question for you all native English speaking board members.

I am part of game-creating company called Gigantoskop and our first game will hit the shelves later this year. Our main target area is the Scandinavien countries, but since the market there is a bit limited we will produce the games in English. But we

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It would certainly be somewhat offensive (I assume know that it

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It

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"Spank the Monkey" certainly does have the same connotations in the UK.
Indeed, a recent tv comedy sketch show called itself "Smack the Pony" for similar reasons (although part of the joke there was that it was a female-only show!)

I think I

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I think I would buy a game with such a name immediately, but then again, I

Anonymous
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Darkehorse wrote:

Does the name have the same meaning in non English speaking countries?

Hi!
Belonging to the same Gigantoskop-crew as Spindisc I will jump in and awnser the question. No, it

Anonymous
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Thank you for the responses. Assuming no one bashes our heads for using the name Spank the Monkey we will most likely use that name.

If we get lucky and make it into the huge stores in USA or UK and they would like a name-change we might be willing to do that.

But, as you

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Quote:
18-03-2003 at 02:19, spindisc wrote:
if the pick up our game from the shelves because of the name, then realizes it might be a fun game even if

Anonymous
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"Double entendre(s)" sell realy well actually... if the entendre (secondary meaning) is humorous...and I think Spank the Monkey fits that bill.

We were VERY nervous when we released Who

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