What does Scirra mean?

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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:30 pm

Hey friends,

today I watched a video of someone imitating all 150 Pokemon...don´t know why, but i thought Scirra would be a great name for one as well! :-D

Well that lead me to my question....where does the name Scirra come from?

Does it have a special meaning?

I´m just curious :)
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:44 pm

I think
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:47 pm

use search
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:52 pm

and search for what?

name+scirra
meaning+scirra

doesn´t get me anything:-P
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:00 pm

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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:03 pm

Ashley said that the company was originally going to be called Scirrus (the portmanteau of science and cirrus, after the cirrus cloud) but the scirrus.com domain wasn't available, so he simply experimented with changing the ending of the word until he found one he liked - thus Scirra.
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:09 pm

Found the topic about the meaning, It was kind of old so I worked my way from the last results back to find it.
viewtopic.php?f=156&t=64833&p=554259&hilit=scirra+meaning#p554259
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:15 pm

Thanks friends!

It´s not that I´m not able to use the search, it´s just that I´m always searching for topic-titles only, cause everything else results in a zillion meaningless hits. Also as a non-native I do not always find the right surrounding words like "stand for..." etc.
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Post » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:22 pm

@shinkan - ha, kudos for referencing a 6-year old thread from 2008... I think the forum was only set up shortly before that! "nobody talks about us in 'real life', heh" - lol, hopefully that has changed now :) (That was way back in the Construct Classic days, nostalgia...)
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Post » Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:02 am

@Ashley heh thanks :) I've remembered that cause when I registered six months later i think I read every single post (which was not a lot at this time!) to understand wtf is this Cunstruct and how do I use it xD
Great times btw.
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