Sorry Pluto, Eris is Bigger

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    The last year hasn't been kind to Pluto. First it gets demoted and now this.
     
  3. Phy

    Phy I want... ROOM SERVICE!!

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    Discordians, rejoice! (Or don't. I never know what you guys are supposed to be doing.)
     
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    I suppose that this means i can buy pluto for cheaper then........
     
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    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Poor Pluto...Mickey's dog doesn't get any respect.
     
  6. Gnaw

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    Made me smile a bit.

    What's the deal with ragging on Pluto. I say screw it, and call it a Planet. It's worked this hard for the title over the past 100 years.
     
  7. Phy

    Phy I want... ROOM SERVICE!!

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    Past 1000? We haven't even known about it for a century.
     
  8. Jarodimus

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    Heh... Eris's moon is named "Dysnomia". Apparently, it's named for a lesser mythologic god, whose name means "lawlessness". However, "dysnomia" is also a neurologic/psychiatric symptom meaning "difficulty remembering names". Sort of an ironic word to use for naming something....
     
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    Looks like size does matter.



    What planet are we talking about again?
     
  10. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Oh no, Pluto gets served - again.
     
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    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    Eris sharted. :) 
     
  12. Eric

    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    Pluto got its ass kicked again.
     
  13. Lupis Convoy

    Lupis Convoy Paw Prince Veteran

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    Wait.. wasn;t this the planet they were thinking of naming Charon, and also thinking of naming Xena with the moon being Gabrielle. ???
     
  14. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Poor Pluto, it wont be long till they decide it just doesnt belong in the solar system all together.
     
  15. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Charon is Pluto's satellite (or, probably more aptly, partner/twin).

    "Xena" and "Gabrielle" were (mostly) jokingly bandied about as what eventually became Eris and Dysnomia. Since the mythological "Dysnomia" can be translated as "lawlessness", it may still be a Xena tribute (as in "Lucy Lawless").
     

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