History Main / TheBackwardsR

27th Dec '16 9:51:52 PM Ploopyandproud
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'''Eddie:''' You just put the Rs the wrong way round?!\\

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'''Eddie:''' You just put the Rs the wrong way round?!\\round!\\
24th Dec '16 3:06:08 PM Googulator
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* Probabls this trope's only Hungarian Rovás (runic) alphabet example, Silent Hill has the Halo of the Sun with "Alessa Dahlia Incubas Alizer" witten on it using Rovás. However, the Rovás letters directly correspond to sounds in Hungarian, rather than to Latin letters, so the inscription actually reads "Aleshsha Dakhlia Intsubash Alizer".
25th Nov '16 6:14:00 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Film/TheRussiansAreComingTheRussiansAreComing'', a satirical film about the comic hijinks that ensue after a Russian sub runs aground on an island in New England, uses the "backwards R" and the "backwards I" for the title in both the poster art and the title card in the credits.

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* ''Film/TheRussiansAreComingTheRussiansAreComing'', a satirical film about the comic hijinks that ensue after a Russian sub runs aground on an island in New England, uses the "backwards R" a backwards R, a backwards N and the "backwards I" a hammer-and-sickle G for the title in both the poster art and the title card in the credits.
30th Oct '16 11:04:33 AM nombretomado
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* The game supplement ''{{GURPS}} Russia'' features the TS and D characters for U and A respectively, [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/books/Russia/img/cover_lg.jpg plus several others]]. For a SplatBook that's supposed to educate about the place.

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* The game supplement ''{{GURPS}} ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Russia'' features the TS and D characters for U and A respectively, [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/books/Russia/img/cover_lg.jpg plus several others]]. For a SplatBook that's supposed to educate about the place.
6th Oct '16 6:41:09 PM gemmabeta2
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* Sequoyah invented the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_syllabary Cherokee syllabry]] partially based on the English alphabet, but as he couldn’t actually read it, it has characters such as Ꭰ (read "a"), Ꮋ (read "mi"), and Ꮪ (read "du").

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* Sequoyah invented the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_syllabary Cherokee syllabry]] partially based on the English alphabet, but as he couldn’t actually did not read it, it English, he arbitrarily assigned Latin letters to sounds. It has characters such as Ꭰ (read "a"), Ꮋ (read "mi"), and Ꮪ (read "du").
2nd Oct '16 9:38:30 PM MasoTey
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* The People's Republik, a Soviet Russia-themed bar in Cambridge, Massachusetts, reverses not only the R on its sign but also the L and K in the same word.

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* [[http://www.peoplesrepublik.com/ The People's Republik, Republik]], a Soviet Russia-themed bar in Cambridge, Massachusetts, reverses not only the R on its sign but also the L L, K, and K E in the same word.
2nd Oct '16 7:08:49 AM Prfnoff
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* The February 1990 issue of ''Playboy'' magazine featured a pictorial on "The Women of Russia", and the cover displayed the magazine's title as PLAYᗺOY with a backwards letter B -- although that character does not actually correspond to any letter of the Russian alphabet.

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* The February 1990 issue of ''Playboy'' ''Magazine/{{Playboy}}'' magazine featured a pictorial on "The Women of Russia", and the cover displayed the magazine's title as PLAYᗺOY with a backwards letter B -- although that character does not actually correspond to any letter of the Russian alphabet.


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* The People's Republik, a Soviet Russia-themed bar in Cambridge, Massachusetts, reverses not only the R on its sign but also the L and K in the same word.
13th Sep '16 12:48:49 PM DarcyFoster
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* When Nintendo created Waluigi, they used the same trick when they created Wario, and flip the first letter of the original character's name for his cap. This means that Waliugi wears "Γ" (gamma) on his cap.
25th Aug '16 5:18:25 PM nombretomado
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* The DiscoveryChannel program ''Wild Russia'' uses backwards R's when displaying the title.

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* The DiscoveryChannel Creator/DiscoveryChannel program ''Wild Russia'' uses backwards R's when displaying the title.
11th Aug '16 3:11:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* The fourth game in the ''{{Deception}}'' series, ''{{Trapt}}'', spells the title on the cover art as ''TЯAPT'' purely for cosmetic reasons, to achieve a mirrored look that the P partially fudges.

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* The fourth game in the ''{{Deception}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Deception}}'' series, ''{{Trapt}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Trapt}}'', spells the title on the cover art as ''TЯAPT'' purely for cosmetic reasons, to achieve a mirrored look that the P partially fudges.
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