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Was his name originally Puck-man? And if so, was it changed for the stated reason? In a 2010 interview with Wired (archive link), the creator of Pac Man, Toru Iwatani, explicitly verified this: Wired.com: And of course, the game was originally called Puck-Man, but the name was changed for America because someone might vandalize the “P” and turn it into ...


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YES. If the only thing suspicious here is the PAKU -> PUCK transformation, consider this website's picture of a Pac-man poster, also featured right above this text. In smaller katakana symbols above the large PUCK MAN title, beginning and ending with stars, is パックマン (pakkuman). 'Pakkuman' sounds like a word that could easily originate from paku paku, and ...


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The Hong Kong Free Press reports The administrators of 2019nCoVMemory — another GitHub coronavirus archive — made the “protective” move to restrict access to its site to members only, according to an email sent to subscribers that was circulated on Weibo. (I would have preferred to link directly to the email, but I am unable to find it due to language ...


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I'm not aware of entire movies being rejected, but scenes can get deleted. This happened with "Rain Man". From Uneasy Airlines Get Final Cut on 'Rain Man' Passengers on at least 15 different airlines have been treated to Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise's Academy Award-winning road trip in "Rain Man" since the beginning of June, but the crucial scene ...


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His planned speech was banned in Malaysia, but he isn't currently banned. According to Zakir Naik back in Malaysia 24 October 2016 : Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik (pic) is back in Malaysia, having attended the annual conference of Al-Khadem in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The preacher also met Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at ...


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