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qpranger #1 Posted 09 April 2019 - 10:53 PM

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I am having trouble sleeping thinking about this. I think it is 16, but someone had better check this please.

Dorander #2 Posted 09 April 2019 - 11:00 PM

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Mice. The plural is Mice. Mise if you're German. Sleep on *that*, you hyperactive gerbil!

jack_timber #3 Posted 09 April 2019 - 11:42 PM

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Well I thought the plural was mouses, learn summat new everyday.

mariosraiders #4 Posted 09 April 2019 - 11:44 PM

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It is the plural of a computer mouse if they are not the same kind. So you can have a bunch of different computer mouses but you have 10 logitech G502 mice

qpranger #5 Posted 09 April 2019 - 11:55 PM

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Come on guys, it is Maus tanks of course.

Hedgehog1963 #6 Posted 10 April 2019 - 12:01 AM

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Is the plural not Mausen?

 

The answer is "All of them."



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View PostDorander, on 09 April 2019 - 10:00 PM, said:

Mice. The plural is Mice. Mise if you're German. Sleep on *that*, you hyperactive gerbil!

 

I thought it was Mausë. Is it not?

MeetriX #8 Posted 10 April 2019 - 12:40 AM

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Maus is a name so plural form in English is Mauses.

VarzA #9 Posted 10 April 2019 - 12:51 AM

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View Postqpranger, on 09 April 2019 - 10:53 PM, said:

I am having trouble sleeping thinking about this. I think it is 16, but someone had better check this please.

 

Better question would be, considering the overall density of the Maus and the ground pressure it exerts, how many can you fit before you rightfully destroy the foundations ?

Homer_J #10 Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:31 AM

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View PostDorander, on 09 April 2019 - 11:00 PM, said:

Mice. The plural is Mice. Mise if you're German. Sleep on *that*, you hyperactive gerbil!

 

Nope, it would be Mauses, or possibly just Maus (like sheep - 1 sheep, 2 sheep - 1 Maus, 2 Maus).  And we don't do German in the English subforum.

Edited by Homer_J, 10 April 2019 - 01:32 AM.


VarzA #11 Posted 10 April 2019 - 02:10 AM

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View PostHomer_J, on 10 April 2019 - 01:31 AM, said:

 

Nope, it would be Mauses, or possibly just Maus (like sheep - 1 sheep, 2 sheep - 1 Maus, 2 Maus).  And we don't do German in the English subforum.

 

Let's call them mice and put out the rat poison so the poor friars have a chance.

 

Also, isn't English at the root a language influenced by german ?



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View PostDorander, on 09 April 2019 - 10:00 PM, said:

Mice. The plural is Mice. Mise if you're German. Sleep on *that*, you hyperactive gerbil!

 

The german plural of Maus is Mäuse. Also I never heard of the word Mise but google tells me its is a french word.

Homer_J #13 Posted 10 April 2019 - 02:15 AM

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View PostVarzA, on 10 April 2019 - 02:10 AM, said:

 

Also, isn't English at the root a language influenced by german ?

 

Off topic but yes and no, it's very much a mongrel of a language.

 

But it certainly would not be Mice because that is the plural of mouse which is a different word to Maus.

 

Having given it more thought I am leaning toward the plural of Maus being in fact Maus.

 

View PostBattleTitan, on 10 April 2019 - 02:13 AM, said:

 

The german plural of Maus is Mäuse.

 

Quite irrelevant here.

wEight_Tanker #14 Posted 10 April 2019 - 03:49 AM

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Okay, guys, we're about to check on the WoT forums forumites in their natural habitat.

 

*opens thread*

 

I think they're trying to tell us to leave.


Edited by wEight_Tanker, 10 April 2019 - 03:49 AM.


TheJumpMaster #15 Posted 10 April 2019 - 08:39 AM

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View Postqpranger, on 09 April 2019 - 11:53 PM, said:

I am having trouble sleeping thinking about this. I think it is 16, but someone had better check this please.

 

If you are referring to the map Abbey, then the number would be 30, unless the map Abbey is included in Grand battles - then the number would be 60.

 

Now, if you are referring to the abbey on the map Abbey, it would be interesting to see how many Mäuse could fit in there. Maybe a new world's record?

 



4nt #16 Posted 10 April 2019 - 09:06 AM

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Do they need to Be intact?

Miepie #17 Posted 10 April 2019 - 10:15 AM

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View PostRilleta, on 10 April 2019 - 12:07 AM, said:

 

I thought it was Mausë. Is it not?

 

Only if you're Tolkien. :teethhappy:

TungstenHitman #18 Posted 10 April 2019 - 10:33 AM

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You can fit 25,843.5 hamsters into mouse.

BSHDBCG #19 Posted 10 April 2019 - 11:33 AM

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View PostTungstenHitman, on 10 April 2019 - 10:33 AM, said:

You can fit 25,843.5 hamsters into mouse.

 

Is that European Hamsters or African Hamsters?

 

Spoiler

 



Captain_Kremen0 #20 Posted 10 April 2019 - 11:40 AM

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View PostBSHDBCG, on 10 April 2019 - 10:33 AM, said:

 

Is that European Hamsters or African Hamsters?

 

Spoiler

 

The day these forums really need a spoiler to explain Python will indeed be a sad day






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