Welcome the solar system's newest dwarf planet, Makemake

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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  2. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    That is HILARIOUS. Seriously, they might as well just name the next planet "Poopfartgiggleswort".
     
  3. QuantumShock

    QuantumShock Stay for brunch ?

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    makewhat ?
     
  4. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Makemake is the creator of humanity in the mythos of the Rapanui, the native people of Easter Island.
     
  5. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    The reason why they used that name is it was found around Easter, hence an Easter Island god name was used.
     
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    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    Wierdest name for a planet i've ever heard.
     
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    Spekkio Master of War

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    Yeah, I'm really surprised that it's not a Greco-Roman deity name. All of the rest have been, AFAIK.
     

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