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phishbon3s
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i'm embarrassed to ask.... but.... 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago Karma: 30
I, phishbon3s, have a question that has been plaguing me for years since A Single Spark leveled up into Dokuga.

I stand (metaphorically) here and beseech the glorious Mods to grant me the wisdom of this lowly one burning question.

(which I imagine to be something similar to asking Deep Thought the answer to life, universe and everything in Hitchhiker's Guide)

.....

How did Dokuga get its name?


If my lovely mods will grant me a few follow-up questions:
What does it mean?
Am I the only one who doesn't know?
 
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Re:i'm embarrassed to ask.... but.... 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago Karma: 16
I forget the whole story but I'm fairly certain that Dokuga was a yahoo group during the time that spark was alive and well. When spark was fixing to go inactive the mods of the dokuga group offered to take over. If my memory is right the rest as they say is history. Course im sure ive glossed over most of the facts and one of our lovely mods will probably come in and fill in/correct me. Hope this helps a little!
 
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Re:i'm embarrassed to ask.... but.... 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago Karma: 196
The word "Dokuga" does have a meaning, but I'll be darned if I can remember what it was. I believe that Miss Kagura & Demonlordlover came up with it when they started the Yahoo!Group. A Single Spark was still up and running when Miss Kagura started this website, though. It wasn't until later that 'Spark went down & Miss K offered to host the 'Spark archive here. ~Winter~ - the owner of A Single Spark - graciously allowed Miss K to roll it into Dokuga as a separate archive.

I'll check with my sources to see if I can find out what the name means... but it might take a while, since I'm at work.

~~Wiccan~~
 
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Re:i'm embarrassed to ask.... but.... 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago Karma: 52
According to a few websites, the word dokuga is roughly translated to poison, so it kinda made sense to have Dokuga as the name of this website, since Fluffy-sama has poison claws. *shrugs*
 
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Re:i'm embarrassed to ask.... but.... 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago Karma: 78
Yup, afaik doku is Japanese for poison. My dictionary translates dokuga to poison fang, so I'm pretty sure it's an allusion to Sesshoumaru / his abilities.
 
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