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Old 09-06-2008, 10:56 AM   #1
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Default Unanswered: Why "la" is a bad word

Many of you have had problems naming your newly adopted Webkinz since the latest update this week. The letters "la" anywhere in the name, seem to be a major offender. I think I've figured out why. "La" is not a bad word per se, in any language as far as I know, but it is an article: in French, it is the feminine of the article "the". Any name with the letters "the" will be rejected too.
Just try it for yourself! You don't need a new pet to do this, just go to the adoption centre and fill out the name that you want to test, and if it's a boy or girl, and click on the "next" arrow. Try putting "the" for a name. Refused! Try "mary" and try "cat" separately. Both accepted! Try "mary the cat" or "cat the mary". Refused!

This leads to a lot of nonsense. I adopted a bat and wanted to name him Vladimir the Imp. But Vladimir has the "la" in it and was refused. Valdimir was acceptable. "Valdimir the Imp" was refused. For fun, I tried "Valdimir Impaler", and lo and behold! it was accepted!!! but I clicked "back" and named him Valdimir Imp.

I hope this helps with the frustration of naming your new pets.

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Old 09-06-2008, 10:58 AM   #2
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Default Re: Why "la" is a bad word

Yeah that is weird.. and now they sorta fixed the name problem but b4 they used to name them "rachel's room"
now if you try to rename it rachel's room again there is no regular room.. u have to change it to bedroom!!
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Old 09-06-2008, 10:58 AM   #3

Default Re: Why "la" is a bad word

OKay intresting Im sure this is helping lots of people!

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